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What is Blackout Day? Everything to know about the economic boycott

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Tuesday has been declared Blackout Day, a campaign calling on black Americans to spend their dollars exclusively at black-owned businesses. Activist and YouTuber Calvin Martyr founded the initiative, compelled by the death of Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery, who was chased down by three white men, then shot and killed. Martyr......
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Rob Kardashian Is “Back Baby”! Why He’s Suddenly Living His Best Life – E! Online

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Officially, it was a way for Khloe Kardashian to celebrate her 36th birthday during quarantimes. Her sprawling Calabasas spread was transformed into a pink-hued wonderland with oversized… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

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A doctor arrested after writing an article about Egypt’s fragile health system. A pharmacist picked up from work after posting online about a shortage of protective gear. An editor taken from his home after questioning official coronavirus figures. A pregnant doctor arrested after a colleague used her phone to report......
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Hubble just snapped one of its greatest images ever

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Galaxies always seem special simply due to their huge size and collections of stars, planets, and typically a black hole or sometimes more. They’re definitely interesting, but some are clearly better looking than others. The Hubble Space Telescope has snapped stunning images of plenty of galaxies during its lengthy tenure,......
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Texas protesters dump beer keg on street to demand bars be allowed to reopen

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Texas protesters gathered at El Paso’s Cincinnati Entertainment District over the Fourth of July weekend to demand bars be allowed to reopen. Bars were ordered closed for a second time June 26 after the state experienced a resurgence in coronavirus cases. The entertainment center, which is made up of restaurants,......
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Late South Korea triathlete’s teammates detail abuse allegations

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SEOUL – Former teammates of a South Korean triathlete found dead last month after alleging she had been abused by her coaching staff said on Monday athletes endured a living “hell” and were habitually beaten and verbally abused. Choi Suk-hyeon, a member of the national triathlon team, died at her......
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Coronavirus lockdown has made us more vitamin D deficient

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Call it Vitamin D for Deficiency. Even as coronavirus-related lockdowns continue to lift in New York City, which began Phase 3 of reopening on Monday, and more people leave the confines of their apartments to meet up with friends under summer skies, there is still one thing to keep in......
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Singles are having kids with strangers as part of the co-parenting trend

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They’re skipping love and marriage and going straight to the part about a baby in a carriage. The latest child-rearing fad — co-parenting — is on the rise as singles desperate to have kids link up to raise children together — romance be damned. Yelena Pronoza, a 41-year-old accountant living......
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‘COVID Corey’ apologizes for partying on Fire Island days after coronavirus symptoms

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After getting dragged by Independence Day voyeurs on social media, a man dubbed “COVID Corey” is apologizing for putting potentially hundreds of Fire Island revelers at risk of contracting the coronavirus. New Yorker Corey Hannon, 27, was one of the seemingly hundreds who spent this weekend partying on the Long......
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Czech volunteers develop functioning ventilator in days

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PRAGUE — Tomas Kapler knew nothing about ventilators — he’s an online business consultant, not an engineer or a medical technician. But when he saw that shortages of the vital machines had imperiled critically ill COVID-19 patients in northern Italy, he was moved to action. “It was a disturbing feeling......
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Why the majority of women want to be their own boss

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Three-quarters of women aspire to open their own business, according to new research. A new survey of 9,000 women across 15 countries, including 2,000 women in the US, found that globally, the majority (72 percent) aspire to open their own business — of those, 50 percent don’t yet have a......
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This is how much weight most Americans have gained in quarantine

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Americans have lost all hope of getting a summer body this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 Americans found 63 percent are now focusing their efforts on achieving a post-quarantine body instead. Results found these long days in lockdown may have been......
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Anti-racism groups in Paris call out colonizer street names

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PARIS — Paris police blocked anti-racism groups from leading a “de-colonial tour” of Paris on Sunday to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses. Instead, the protesters marched around a monument in front of the French capital’s Museum of Immigration,......
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Woman returns home to find potatoes had sprouted terrifying ‘tentacles’

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A terrified woman has told how she returned home after three months away to find mutant potatoes had invaded her kitchen. Donna Porée, 22, discovered the alien-like spuds with their meter-long (3.2 foot) tentacles after spending lockdown with her boyfriend. She bought the £2.25 ($2.81) bag of potatoes from a......
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Some kids suffer mysterious brain damage from coronavirus, study finds

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The coronavirus may be causing scary neurological issues in some children. Youth may help beat the novel virus itself, but kids may be more vulnerable to a secondary, brain damage-causing ailment which follows coronavirus infection. The disorder, called COVID-19 pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome, is thought to be a debilitating immune......
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Performance group in Japan offering drive-in horror shows

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TOKYO – A Japanese performance group is starting a run of drive-in horror shows for people who are scared of catching the coronavirus but still want to get close-up frights from ghouls and zombies. Audience members will drive into a garage in Tokyo, one car at a time and listen......
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Global warming over past 150 years has wiped out 6,500 years of cooling

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A new study noted that global warming linked to human activity has wiped out the previous 6,500 years of natural global cooling. The research notes that the average temperature has risen 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) since the mid-19th century. This suggests “that the global average temperature of the......
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Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

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CHICAGO — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests......
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Fisherman accidentally catches endangered dolphin, carries it to safety

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When you catch an endangered animal, it’s only right to set it free. A fisherman went above and beyond to rescue a dolphin after accidentally catching it in his net. A crowd gathered to watch as he carried the dolphin away from the nets before releasing it back into the......
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This 103-Year-Old Woman Is The Last Living Tattooist Who Preserves The Ancient Philippine Tattoo Tradition

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This 103-year-old woman named Whang Od Oggay is the oldest traditional tattoo artist in the Philippines. Whang Od lives in Kalinga province located in the mountainous area in the northern Philippines and is the last mambabatok—a traditional Kalinga tattooist.  This tattoo artist is a well-known master not only in the......

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