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Asheville, North Carolina, approves repairs for black residents

Asheville, who is 83% white and 12% black, formally apologized for his role in slavery and the implementation of racist policies. The resolution, passed with a 7-0 municipal council vote, does not require direct cash payments to the descendants of slaves, or 40 acres and a mule. Instead, the city plans to invest in areas where black residents face disparities. …

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Trump demotes Brad Parscale, his campaign manager, and elevates Bill Stepien

President Trump shook his reelection team on Wednesday with less than four months to the November vote, replacing his campaign director, Brad Parscale, in recognition of the president’s diminished position in almost all public and private polls from spring. Mr. Parscale, who was unusually named director of the campaign in early February 2018, will quit the job and Bill Stepien, …

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The governor of Georgia extends restrictions on the coronavirus

Another significant change in the order, which will expire on July 31, is a rollback of the transportation limits for day care centers. Most of the other restrictions that were in place earlier this month remain intact. “We continue to look at the data and numbers,” said Kemp earlier this week. “We must learn to deal with it and we …

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The death of George Floyd: police footage emerges

Copyright of the image Twitter / Ruth Richardson Caption of the image George Floyd has repeatedly told police officers that they arrested him of not being able to breathe New videos of the police force’s cameras were shown in which George Floyd is seen begging officers as they try to force him into the car, the US media says. They …

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“From worst to first”: these states have tamed the coronavirus, even after the reopening. Here’s how they are doing it and why they can’t give up

It was March. Three months later, the state had “made 180, from worst to first,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo. Now, rates of infection, hospitalizations or deaths have plummeted in New York and many other states, paving the way for complete economic reopenings. Here’s how some states have helped control coronavirus – and what they are doing to make sure it …

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Trump raises new objections to the request for a tax return

Days after the United States Supreme Court handed over a defeat to President Trump, paving the way for the Manhattan district attorney to ask for his tax returns, his attorneys renewed their efforts on Wednesday to block or at least limit the access to documents. Mr. Trump’s attorneys wrote to the Manhattan federal judge, who initially presided over the case, …

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Trump publishes a photo next to Goya products in the Oval Office

President Trump published a photo of himself on Wednesday and several Goya products in the Oval Office. Trump posted the photo while her daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump faced a backlash for posting a separate photo of herself posing with a can of Goya beans. Goya CEO Robert Unanue recently praised Trump, stating that the United States has …

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Governor J.B. Pritzker proposes a targeted approach to COVID-19 peaks; Lightfoot warns the city of the “precipice” for René – Chicago Tribune

Governor J.B. Pritzker proposes a targeted approach to COVID-19 peaks; Lightfoot warns the city in “precipice” for kidney Chicago Tribune Pritzker focuses on Illinois bars as COVID-19 hot spot when asked about the Chicago Tribune rollback Illinois raised $ 52 million in tax revenue for the Chicago Tribune marijuana If you want to know why coronavirus is popping up in …

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Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt says he tested positive for coronavirus

“I feel good. I felt a little sore yesterday. I didn’t have a fever,” Stitt said in a press conference on Wednesday, adding that he is periodically tested. “I just want to be transparent with the Oklahoma.” While Oklahoma has reported more than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus – a one-day record of rising average deaths – Stitt urged residents …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is discharged from the hospital and is doing well

“Judge Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital,” said a court spokesman. “He is at home and is doing well.” Ginsburg had been brought to John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore earlier Tuesday “after having had a fever and chills,” said spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg. “She underwent an endoscopic John Hopkins procedure this afternoon to clean up a bile duct stent that was …

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