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Tear gas vs. pepper spray. Debate over methods used to clear Lafayette Square turns political

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 10:48am

A debate over use of force in Lafayette Square includes whether police deployed tear gas to remove peaceful protesters for Trump's walk to a church.

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I helped create the worst photo op ever. Thanks to Trump, now it's only second worst.

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 10:45am

The St. John's photo op wasn't just odd and uncomfortable. It was built on violations of the Constitution, the law, simple decency and common sense.

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Louisville police release videos they say show David McAtee fired a gun before he was shot

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 10:35am

Louisville Metro Police officials Tuesday released additional video footage that they say shows David McAtee firing a gun at 26th Street and Broadway.

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Trump bans flights from China to U.S. amid tensions over coronavirus, Hong Kong

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 10:28am

The Trump administration ordered a suspension of flights from China to the United States, effective June 16.

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Buddy the dog went with his human to a peaceful protest in honor George Floyd in Cincinnati

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 10:20am

Buddy the dog participated at a peaceful protest with his human in Cincinnati.

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Japan's Yomiuri Giants call off preseason baseball game after two positive coronavirus tests

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 10:17am

The Yomiuri Giants, a Tokyo-based pro baseball team, called off a preseason game following news that two players tested positive for coronavirus.

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Koala and wombat became best friends during quarantine

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 9:59am

A koala and wombat became best friends as they "isolated together" at the Australian Reptile Park in Somersby, New South Wales.

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Gov. Cuomo apologizes to NYPD brass after critical 'do your job' comments, chief says

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 9:50am

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized privately to top New York City Police administrators after ripping their response to rioters as a "disgrace."

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Attention cord cutters: Roku now has over 100 free channels and live TV guide

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 9:38am

The move comes as cord cutters have more options to choose from with Redbox and Quibi entering the area this year as well as HBO Max.

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12 Father's Day gifts to order now before it's too late

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 9:19am

From engraved Apple AirPods to a monogrammed leather wallet to the Parachute bath robe, these are the Father's Day gifts to order while you still have time.

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Your coronavirus need-to-know: SAT drops at-home tests; Wuhan says it tested basically everyone; Fauci's JAMA interview

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 8:57am

We are bringing you the top headlines on COVID-19 from the US and around the world.

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Firefighters rescue 9 ducklings Wisconsin storm drain

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 8:46am

Firefighters in Appleton, Wisconsin, rescued nine adorable ducklings from a storm drain.

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Coronavirus vaccine not the end-all-be-all. We must have a plan for reopening without one.

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 8:31am

Vaccines take an immense amount of time to develop and distribute. We can't keep our country closed until we have one.

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How to plan for a smaller Social Security check

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 8:06am

After 2034, Social Security reserves will become depleted and continuing tax income will be sufficient to pay only 76% of scheduled benefits.

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George Floyd live updates: Overnight protests largely peaceful across US; poll shows most Americans support protests

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 8:05am

Overnight protests largely peaceful, most Americans are 'sympathetic' to protesters, pope speaks publicly. Latest on the response to George Floyd's death.

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Lea Michele apologizes after 'Glee's Samantha Ware accuses her of 'traumatic microaggressions'

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 7:49am

Lea Michele broke her silence after accusations of making "traumatic microaggressions" to "Glee" castmates went viral and lost her a sponsorship.

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'It's just our time': Ferguson elects first black, female mayor 6 years after Michael Brown's death

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 7:48am

Ella Jones has been elected Ferguson's first black, female mayor. Her victory came amid continued protests over George Floyd's death.

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What did Kimberly and Beck say? Rochester radio hosts fired for racist comments

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 7:37am

Rochester radio hosts Kimberly and Beck were fired after referring to the n-word several times during a Tuesday broadcast.

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Remember Real Player? Now it wants to help you ID actors

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 7:00am

Chrome browser extension from Real is free and works with YouTube and Netflix. You can also access the technology in new RealPlayer 2020.

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Redskins' #BlackOutTuesday tweet prompts calls to change team name

USA Today - June 3, 2020 - 6:58am

The Washington Redskins' #BlackOutTuesday tweet prompted a backlash with many responses calling for the team to change its name.

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