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American Headline News for 26 May 2020

Family of UConn murder suspectA lawyer representing the family of the University of Connecticut senior wanted in two murders said Monday that the suspect has a history of mental illness and urged him to surrender. "If you are... listening, your entire family loves you," attorney Michael Dolan said Monday, addressing 23-year-old suspect Peter Manfredonia, the Connecticut Post reported. "Nobody...
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"I wanted folks to know what happened to make sure it never happens again from her. All she had to do was put her poor dog on the leash."
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Illinois man charged forAn Illinois man was arrested after allegedly grabbing a TV reporter during a live broadcast and yelling “f–k her right in the p—y,” police said. WGN-TV reporter Gaynor Hall was giving a... weather update in Shorewood on Saturday night when the brazen creep suddenly ran into the frame, grasped her shoulders and shouted the obscene...
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Coronavirus is just 'tip ofChina's "bat woman" researcher warns that the deadly coronavirus surfacing now is "just the tip of the iceberg" in terms of what humans may soon face without a global effort to prevent similar... infectious outbreaks.
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Peter Manfredonia, a University of Connecticut senior, is suspected of killing Ted DeMers, 62, and Nicholas Eisele, 23, before forcing Eisele's girlfriend into her car and fleeing the state with her
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday added to a raft of attempts by local and Beijing officials to provide reassurance that proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and... freedoms, amid widespread concerns.
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The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil as the number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the South American nation surpassed... the U.S. daily toll.
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CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks with beachgoers in Gulf Shores, Alabama, about the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Florida judge strikes down lawA Florida judge struck down most of a state law that requires felons to pay all court fines and fees before they’re allowed to vote — paving the way for hundreds of thousands of state residents to... potentially cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential election. In his ruling Sunday, US District Court Judge Robert...
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Welsh zoo may have to killA little zoo with a big heart is asking for help. A zoo in Wales may have to euthanize hundreds of animals because of the risk of them starving to death due to a lack of funds amid the coronavirus.... The owners of Borth Wild Animal Kingdom are in despair because they only have enough...
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Early one October morning in 1969, Singapore police officers found the body of a man dumped in a storm drain. He had been stabbed to death, police said, in what became one of the country's most... notorious gang killings.
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Magazine Nexos has counted 39,173 fatalities until May 20 - a sharp increase compared with the previous four years.
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Demand for virtual private networks in Hong Kong surged more than six-fold last Thursday as Beijing proposed tough new national security laws for the financial hub, reflecting concerns over internet... privacy, according to a VPN provider.
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• WHO warns there could be a second peak, not a second wave • Brazil enters a grim week
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Warning comes as Europe and United States ease lockdowns and people flock to crowded beaches at start of summer season.
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A black version of the Chinese flag swept across African Twitter earlier this month, as users replaced their avatars to express their anger at the government of China.
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Artist wears bikini made ofA performance artist wore a bikini made out of blue surgical masks near a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles to protest lockdown restrictions. The half-naked artist, DaVida Sal, was not covering her mouth... butrepurposed one mask as a blindfold, taking a jab at the perceived "blindness" of those complying with social distancing measures. Sal wrote...
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The central Chinese city of Wuhan conducted more than 6.5 million novel coronavirus tests in just 9 days, according to state media, a drastic move by authorities to prevent a second wave of infections... in the original epicenter of the global pandemic.
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Reopening Picks Up Pace

Wall Street Journal - 26 May 2020 10:48
Reopening accelerated in the U.S. and around the world as declining coronavirus cases and slowing death rates fuel hopes that the worst of the pandemic is over, despite concerns about possible new... waves of infection.
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Stanley Ho was for the past half-century the single most influential figure in the Portuguese colony, turning it into a gambling powerhouse that easily surpassed Las Vegas.
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China's Military Vows toThe commander of the People's Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong and the city's leader defended Beijing's push for new national security laws governing the territory.
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More than 100 artists and celebrities from across continent take part in online event to raise awareness about COVID-19.
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Many Pakistanis tempered this year's Eid greetings with words of condolence or prayers for the victims of coronavirus and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303.
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More than a fifth of the country's coronavirus cases are in Mumbai, where people struggle to find hospital beds.
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Teens, this column is for you. You've been stuck at home with your parents for months now, unable to see any of your friends in person, at least not up close and personal like friends should be. Our... current situation is a nightmare for most of you. I get it.
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