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Missouri Officials Condemn “Irresponsible” Pool Party

The Hill reports: Missouri officials on Monday slammed the “irresponsible and dangerous” behavior of people who crowded pools and patios at the Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend. Department of Health and Senior Services Director Randall Williams released a statement Monday warning people that the coronavirus pandemic is not over. “This Memorial Day, we caution that COVID-19 is …

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NYSE To Reopen: Masks Required, Handshakes Banned

The Wall Street Journal reports: The New York Stock Exchange is set to reopen its famed trading floor Tuesday, but it won’t be going back to normal. Only one-quarter of the NYSE’s usual population of traders will be back when the floor resumes business after a two-month closure prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. Traders who return must wear masks, avoid …

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DOJ Opens Hate Crime Probe In Georgia Murder

The Daily Beast reports: The Department of Justice is officially investigating the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man who was fatally shot by two white men while jogging in Georgia, as a possible hate crime, according to the family’s lawyer S. Lee Merritt. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia informed Arbery’s parents that federal authorities are …

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COVID Cluster Traced To Northern California Church

The Los Angeles Times reports: Nine cases of COVID-19, the infection caused by the coronavirus, are now linked to the May 10 service held by the Assembly of God in the Mendocino County city of Redwood Valley. The service was livestreamed to congregants and included singing, county public health officials said today. Mendocino County health orders permit churches to produce …

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Trump Claims “Zero Interest” In Holding Convention At His Miami Resort As “The Ballroom Isn’t Big Enough”

Forbes reports: President Donald Trump said in a tweet Monday he has “zero interest” in moving the Republican National Convention to his Doral golf resort in Florida, just hours after he suggested the August convention would have to move out of North Carolina unless Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper agrees to allow thousands to gather for the convention. Earlier this month, …

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Earthquake Interrupts Interview With New Zealand PM

The Wrap reports: Talk about not being rattled: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern smiled her way through an earthquake during an interview on Monday — and it was all captured on live TV. Ardern was being interviewed by Newshub host Ryan Bridge when the quake hit. “We’re just having a bit of an earthquake here, Ryan, quite a decent …

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New York Will Pay Death Benefits For Essential Workers

The Washington Post reports: New York’s state and local governments will provide death benefits to the families of essential workers who died while fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Monday. “We want to make sure that we remember them, and we thank our heroes of today, and they’re all around us,” Mr. Cuomo said at his …

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WHO Suspends Testing Of Trump’s Malaria Drug

Obviously this is an attack on Glorious Leader: The World Health Organization is temporarily pausing tests of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment in order to review safety concerns, the agency’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu said Monday. The decision comes after a retrospective review published in The Lancet found that coronavirus patients who took hydroxychloroquine or its related …

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Axios: Kushner Working On “Radical Overhaul” Of 2020 GOP Platform, Wants No Mention Of Ex-Gay Torture

Axios reports: For the past six months, top Trump campaign officials, reporting to Jared Kushner, have been working on a radical overhaul of the Republican Party platform. The Trump campaign’s Bill Stepien has been leading the process, working with campaign colleagues and the Republican National Committee. As with all significant campaign matters, they’ve been reporting back to Kushner. Kushner told …

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Masked Bidens Lay Wreath At Military Cemetery

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home. Since abruptly canceling a March 10 rally in Cleveland, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has waged much of his campaign from his home in Wilmington. …

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