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Former White House aide Bolton says Trump not 'fit' to be president

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:47
Former top White House aide John Bolton delivered a damning indictment of his former boss, saying Donald Trump's behavior in office and dealings with foreign leaders showed he was unfit to be president of the United States.
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Pelosi says Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency, will continue oversight

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:47
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue oversight of the Republican president's behavior.
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What is Juneteenth and how are people commemorating it this year?

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:46
Juneteenth, an annual U.S. holiday on June 19, has taken on greater significance this year following nationwide protests over police brutality and the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and other African Americans.
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Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organized hate' policy

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:42
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate.
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U.S. Supreme Court blocks Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigrant program

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:30
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, blocking his bid to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants - often called "Dreamers" - who entered the United States illegally as children.
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What is next for immigrant 'Dreamers' after U.S. Supreme Court ruling?

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:29
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 5-4 against President Donald Trump's move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that offers work permits and deportation relief to certain immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.
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Tesla wants to start building a new U.S. vehicle plant this summer

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:28
Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc wants to start building a large vehicle assembly plant in the southwestern United States as early as the third quarter of this year, the company told Texas officials in documents made public this week.
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Wall Street oscillates amid COVID-19 spikes, muted data

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:21
Wall Street struggled for direction on Thursday as investors weighed a resurgence in coronavirus infections and the possibility of a new round of shutdowns against data that suggested the U.S. economy might not bounce back with quick, V-shaped recovery.
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Jean Kennedy Smith, last surviving sibling of JFK, is dead at 92

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:02
Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of slain President John F. Kennedy, who as U.S. ambassador to Ireland in the 1990s played a pivotal role in the Northern Irish peace process, died on Wednesday at age 92.
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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:00
Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
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U.S. prison riot teams faulted for injuring staff during exercises

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 14:00
U.S. Bureau of Prisons riot teams that helped protect the White House during protests earlier this month injured employees by deploying flash bang grenades and pepper spray during exercises last year, the Justice Department's internal watchdog has found.
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Lloyd's of London to pay for 'shameful' Atlantic slave trade role

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:59
The Lloyd's of London insurance market apologised on Thursday for its "shameful" role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and pledged to fund opportunities for black and ethnic minority people.
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Explainer: London faces up to former role insuring Atlantic slave trade

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:59
London is facing up to its role in insuring the slave trade as part of a sweeping global reassessment of history and racism.
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Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:48
A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google's market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry's failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions.
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Pelosi urges Senate to take up 'Dreamers' bill after top court ruling

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:46
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged the Senate to take up legislation previously passed by the Democratic-led House in support of so-called "Dreamers" now that the Supreme Court has blocked President Donald Trump's effort to end their protections.
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Trump says process to deal with Dreamer immigrants must start all over

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:46
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said a legal solution was needed to address the hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamer immigrants after the nation's top court blocked his earlier effort to end their protections, but gave no other details on how he planned to proceed.
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Trump to release new list of conservative Supreme Court nominees

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:37
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he planned to release a new list of conservative nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court after the high court dealt him a major setback on his hardline immigration policies.
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U.S. labor market improvement stalling; second wave of layoffs seen

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:23
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, but the pace of decline has stalled amid a second wave of layoffs as companies battle weak demand and fractured supply chains, supporting views that the economy faces a long and difficult recovery from the COVID-19 recession.
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Atlanta officer says he is not 'state's witness' in Rayshard Brooks case

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 13:18
Devin Brosnan, one of the two Atlanta police officers charged in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, has not agreed to be a witness for the prosecution, his lawyer said on Thursday, contradicting an assertion by the lead prosecutor on the case.
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Months before election, Trump finds himself at odds with most Americans' views

World News - Thu, 2020-06-18 12:49
The temporary fences that separated protesters from the White House have come down. But its occupant, President Donald Trump, appears to be more isolated than ever.
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