Ghana’s simple message to African Americans: “Come home”

“We continue to open our arms and invite all our brothers and sisters home. Ghana is your home. Africa is your home.”

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54 NIH scientists reportedly fired or resigned during espionage probe

The National Institutes of Health said that dozens of scientists have been fired or resigned during the Trump administration’s probe into espionage in US laboratories and universities – and the majority had links to a Chinese institution, according to a report. Fifty-four scientists lost their jobs as part of an investigation launched in August 2018 […]

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Three indicted for burning NYPD vehicles with molotov cocktails

An upstate woman and two Brooklyn lawyers were indicted Friday on federal explosives and arson charges for allegedly tossing Molotov cocktails at NYPD vehicles during George Floyd protests in New York City. Samantha Shader, 27, of Catskill, is accused of hurling the makeshift explosive at an NYPD vehicle occupied by four police officers on early […]

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Seven people shot over ten-minute span in three separate Brooklyn Shootings

Seven people were wounded in three shootings just 10 minutes apart Monday night in different Brooklyn neighborhoods, police said. The gunplay started at about 10:40 p.m. on Bainbridge Street near

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Cannabis Might Block COVID-19 Infection, Study Shows

Smoking weed won’t make you coronavirus-proof, but these researchers might be onto something. By  Derya Ozdemir Canadian scientists at the University of Lethbridge have some promising results that might be counted as preliminary evidence that cannabis may block COVID-19 infection. While smoking weed definitely won’t make you coronavirus-proof, Canadian scientists at the University of Lethbridge have some promising […]

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Air Force will finally mount laser weapon on AC-130 gunship

IT’S ABOUT TIME!!! By Jared Keller After years of funding woes, Air Force Special Operations Command is on track to fire a high-powered laser weapon from an AC-130 gunship sometime in fiscal year 2022 Speaking during the Virtual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference last week, Air Force Col. Melissa Johnson — program executive officer for […]

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Greta Thunberg added to CNN expert coronavirus panel, Twitter erupts

By Hannah Sparks An upcoming CNN town hall on the coronavirus pandemic will feature 17-year-old Greta Thunberg alongside a panel of medical experts. The program, “Coronavirus Facts and Fears,” also includes CNN broadcaster Sanjay Gupta, 50, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, 71, and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Richard […]

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Graham introduces bill to sanction China if it refuses to cooperate on coronavirus investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow President Trump to sanction the Chinese government if it refuses to cooperate with a U.S.-led investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. “I’m convinced that without Chinese Communist Party deception the virus would not be here in the United States,” Graham said in a […]

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As Iowa reopens, workers forced to choose between a paycheck and health

By Holly Bailey May 7, 2020 at 8:28 a.m. EDT “I can’t believe this is a choice I have to make.” LONE TREE, Iowa — Terrie Neider loves to be around people. “I’m chatty,” she said. “Customer service is my thing. It’s what I’m good at.” So when she was looking to supplement her monthly […]

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Trump considering more coronavirus economic relief measures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was considering further economic measures, possibly via executive orders, to provide help against the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic. In remarks to reporters at the White House, Trump appeared to confirm the possibility of further postponement of the deadline for filing 2019 […]

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