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Reuters
UK PM Johnson satisfied with senior aide's explanation: spokesman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is satisfied with the explanation provided by his senior adviser Dominic Cummings for a trip he made during the coronavirus lockdown, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

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CBS News
Eye Opener: Memorial Day ceremonies devoid of visitors amid pandemic

Memorial Day ceremonies were held across the country, but the pandemic forced visitors to stay home. Also, President Trump is threatening to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

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Forbes
France Says No To Prescribing Hydroxychloroquine After Lancet Study

After a 7000% increase in the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 symptoms in France and a recent Lancet study claiming the drug doesn’t work, the French High Council for Public Health (HCSP) has recommended that it not be prescribed except in clinical trials.

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Voice of America
Revered Holy Land Churches Reopen, but Some Restrictions Remain

Amid lingering pandemic concerns, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity is capping access at 50 people at a time and requires that they be free of fever and wear protective masks

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Reuters
NYSE to reopen trading floor closed by coronavirus

The New York Stock Exchange will partially reopen the trading floors at its iconic 11 Wall Street building on Tuesday for the first time since March 20 when the bourse was forced to go all-electronic due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Daily Beast
Hell Is Donald Trump's Twitter Feed, and There Is No Escaping It

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast / Photos GettyForget barbecues. Donald Trump hacked, putted, and tweeted his way through most of the Memorial Day weekend, before finding time on Monday to lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery and to visit (over the mayor of Baltimore’s objections) Fort McHenry. I’m more concerned about the tweeting than the golfing, though sometimes Trump even ...

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United Press International
Saudi Arabia to ease some restrictions this week, the rest in June

Officials in Saudi Arabia said Tuesday they will relax coronavirus-related curfews and other restrictions for most of the country this week and they will be fully lifted nationwide next month.

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Forbes
Microsoft Confirms New Windows 10 Update Warning

Microsoft has issued a Windows 10 update warning as an update already released to millions of users, continues to go from bad to worse...

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The Daily Beast
Iranian Tankers Arrive in Venezuela Despite the U.S. Navy

Miraflores Palace/Handout via ReutersThe Iranian oil tanker Fortune slipped into Venezuelan waters in the pre-dawn dark of Monday morning, the first of five tankers from the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) bringing vitally needed gasoline to a regime the Trump administration has, for years, tried and failed to bring down. Four days before the Fortune arrived in ...

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Fox News
Virginia rescue crews save 20 hikers trapped by flash floods around ...

Emergency crews on Monday rescued 20 hikers who had been trapped on a popular southwest Virginia trail after heavy rains caused flash flooding, according to a fire official.

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Russia Today
Israel snubs Beijing to give mega desalination project to local firm days after Pompeo warned about ...

Washington may celebrate a win in its tug-of-war with Beijing after the Israeli government awarded a huge contract, to build a massive facility for making saltwater drinkable, to a local company rather than to a Chinese bidder. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Fox News
Country singer Morgan Wallen apologizes after arrest outside Kid Rock's Nashville bar

Country singer Morgan Wallen issued an apology on Twitter after he was arrested on Saturday and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

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Reuters
French restaurant ruling puts coronavirus claims on global menu

AXA said on Tuesday it would meet the bulk of business interruption claims from some restaurant owners in France after it lost a court case that was seen as a potential precedent for coronavirus-related disputes across the world.

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New York Times
98,000 and Counting

And what else you need to know today.

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Sputnik News
Video Capturing Blood-Chilling Moment of Mi-8 Crash in Russia's Far East Emerges Online

An Mi-8 helicopter made a crash landing at Anadyr Airport in Russia's Far East. As a result, all four crew members lost their lives. According to preliminary reports, the incident occurred due to a technical malfunction.

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Forbes
Bolt Raises €100 Million To Keep The Heat On Uber As Cities Open Up

Estonian ride-sharing company Bolt has raised €100 million in a new funding round that it hopes will see the company through the challenging times ahead.

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Reuters
Oil prices climb as faith in supply cuts grows

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by growing confidence that producers are following through on commitments to cut crude supplies while fuel demand picks up with more cars back on the road as coronavirus lockdowns ease.

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Reuters
Uber cuts 600 jobs in India as lockdown hits business

Uber Technologies Inc will cut around 600 jobs in India as part of its plans to cut 23% of its global workforce, as the company navigates a lockdown that has brought businesses in the country to a grinding halt.

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Reuters
Korean prosecutors question Samsung heir in succession-related probe

Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said may have helped him advance his succession-planning agenda at the country's top conglomerate.

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Forbes
“We All Failed”— The Real Reason Behind NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Surprising Confession

The New York Governor's statements on Monday about coronavirus projections raised eyebrows, and revealed something particular about his leadership style.

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United Press International
WHO warns of 'immediate second peak' if restrictions eased too soon; global cases near 5.5M

The World Health Organization on Monday warned there could be an "immediate second peak" of the coronavirus before there is a second wave amid a rash of countries and regions lifting lockdown restrictions.

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CBS News
CBS Evening News, May 25, 2020

Americans celebrate Memorial Day amid coronavirus pandemic; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on honoring fallen heroes for Memorial Day

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USA Today
Trump marks Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

President Donald Trump began Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. (May 25)        

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Sputnik News
Ilhan Omar Says Believes Tara Reade's Sexual Assault Allegations Against Joe ...

The former staffer previously claimed she was sexually assaulted by the former vice president during an encounter 27 years ago, which Biden has denied.

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Forbes
Coronavirus Losses: Arizona Nonprofits Assess ‘Tip Of The Iceberg’

Coronavirus-related shutdowns have cost Arizona’s nonprofits more than $800,000 worth of volunteer hours, and counting, according to a survey by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.

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Business Insider
A second immigrant has died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody

Santiago Baten-Oxlag, an immigrant in custody of the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency, died from COVID-19 on Sunday.

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