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Going to protest George Floyd's death? Here's how to protect yourself against tear gas, pepper spray

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 1:15pm

If you're planning to join one of these protests, here's what you need to know to protect yourself against tear gas and pepper spray.

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First lady Melania Trump asks 'everyone to protest in peace,' critics push back

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 12:26pm

First lady Melania Trump makes few public statements but has tweeted twice calling for peaceful protests, while ignoring the reasons for the protests.

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14 things to buy now in case of a storm during the pandemic

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 11:45am

Having items like a can opener, portable generator, flashlight, and more are good to have before a hurricane or other emergency hits.

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'There was love there': Man welcomed dozens of protesters into DC home as police 'pinned' them on street

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 11:35am

Dozens of protesters took refuge inside strangers' homes in Washington overnight Monday after police funneled demonstrators onto one city street.

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Government watchdog: Airport fever screenings for coronavirus raise racial discrimination, privacy concerns

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 11:16am

Government civil liberties watchdog pushes back on White House plan to temperature screen for COVID-19 at airports

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Carole Baskin awarded zoo of 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic, man who allegedly tried to have her killed

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 11:11am

Carole Baskin has some news for the "cool cats and kittens." Big Cat Rescue Corp. has been awarded Joe Exotic's zoo, depicted in "Tiger King."

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Twitter slams Scott Walker for praising Trump's visit to St. John's church during George Floyd protest

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 11:04am

"Hard to imagine any other @POTUS having the guts to walk out of the White House like this," former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tweeted.

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TikTok apologizes after claims it blocked #BlackLivesMatter, George Floyd posts

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 10:59am

TikTok apologized after claims the social media service blocked posts featuring hashtags related to the death of George Floyd.

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Florida police officer put on leave after pinning black man to the ground with knee

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 10:59am

The officers in the department "are not trained to use tactics" such as neck restraints. The officer has remained unidentified.

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'I won't fan the flames of hate': Joe Biden criticizes Trump, calls on Congress to address systemic racism

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 10:57am

Former Vice President Joe Biden's remarks come after days of protests across the nation following the death of George Floyd.

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George Floyd memorial services, funeral to be held in Minnesota, North Carolina and Texas

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 10:26am

Memorial and funeral services will be held for George Floyd in three states in the next week after his death sparked protests across the country.

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Trump to visit Catholic shrine in DC amid criticism over 'photo op' at Episcopal church, clearing George Floyd protest

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 10:15am

Donald Trump will visit a Catholic shrine in Washington just hours after critics branded his visit to St. John's Episcopal Church a "photo op."

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Basketball Hall of Famer Wes Unseld dies at 74

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 9:45am

Hall of Fame center Wes Unseld, who overcame a lack of size with a bruising style of play and court vision to earn five All-Star bids, died at 74.

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P&O cancels cruises into October due to coronavirus; Norwegian updates health policies

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 9:41am

British cruise line P&O Cruises, a Carnival Corporation subsidiary, is canceling all its sailings until Oct. 15 — following a move from Canada.

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'Fuller House' final episodes: Where's Lori Loughlin's Aunt Becky?

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 9:12am

Lori Loughlin resumed her "Full House," role on the Netflix spinoff "Fuller House" before being arrested as part of the college admissions scandal.

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Federal prisons under national lockdown amid George Floyd protests, most severe restrictions in 25 years

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 8:44am

The Federal Bureau of Prisons ordered a national lockdown amid continuing civil unrest in cities across the country over the death of George Floyd.

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Black Out Tuesday: Music industry, including Mick Jagger, Katy Perry draw attention to racism

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 7:58am

Following the death of George Floyd and other black people in America, the music industry took a stand against racism on Black Out Tuesday.

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JCPenney, Tuesday Morning, Pier 1 going-out-of-business liquidation sales different because of COVID-19

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 7:13am

COVID-19 is changing how stores conduct going-out-of-business liquidation sales. Pier 1 Imports will allow fewer shoppers in stores at a time.

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'You could see the train wreck coming': Inexperienced, dubious companies among many aiming to cash in on coronavirus antibody tests

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:59am

Lax FDA oversight spurred a nascent industry of antibody test makers, with companies jockeying to cash in, a USA TODAY investigation found.

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Jimmy Fallon addresses blackface controversy on 'Tonight Show' return: 'I'm not a racist'

USA Today - June 2, 2020 - 6:55am

Jimmy Fallon returned to "The Tonight Show" Monday and addressed his blackface controversy, saying "I'm not a racist."

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