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China-US rivalry likely a 'lose-lose' for both countries: Harvard professor

China-US rivalry likely a 'lose-lose' for both countries: Harvard professor

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California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings

California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings

SUMMARY: On Monday, the state released a framework that will permit counties to allow in-person worship services.

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Dominic Cummings coronavirus row: Government to try to move on

Dominic Cummings coronavirus row: Government to try to move on

SUMMARY: Dominic Cummings said he believed he had acted "reasonably" and legally when he drove 260 miles from home in March.

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Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana

Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana

SUMMARY: BILLINGS, Montana — A mountain biker was attacked by a grizzly bear Monday near the southern Montana community of Big Sky, according to authorities.

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Joe Biden, Wearing Mask, Appears in Public at a Veterans Memorial

Joe Biden, Wearing Mask, Appears in Public at a Veterans Memorial

SUMMARY: “It feels good to be out of my house,” Mr. Biden said Monday, according to the pool report.

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Atlanta is home to 2 potential contenders for Biden's VP

Atlanta is home to 2 potential contenders for Biden's VP

SUMMARY: ATLANTA — Neither public rivals nor personal friends, Keisha Lance Bottoms and Stacey Abrams spent years climbing parallel ladders at Atlanta City Hall and the Georgia Capitol.

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U.S. drilling industry says offshore ban would crush jobs, government revenues

U.S. drilling industry says offshore ban would crush jobs, government revenues

SUMMARY: REUTERS/Jessica Resnick-Ault(Reuters) - A U.S. ban on new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which presidential hopeful Joe Biden promised to enact if elected, would lead to hundreds of thousands of job losses and billions in lost government revenue over 20 years, an offshore drilling industry group said on Tuesday.

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Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

SUMMARY: WASHINGTON — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit "pause," as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

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Shunned by his party, Iowa's Steve King fights for his seat

Shunned by his party, Iowa's Steve King fights for his seat

SUMMARY: DES MOINES, Iowa — Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's compared immigrants crossing the border illegally to cattle.

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Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking

Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking

SUMMARY: Lacking English skills, the brothers took jobs at Smithfield Foods' Sioux Falls pork plant, grueling and increasingly risky work as the coronavirus sickened thousands of meatpacking workers nationwide.

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Biden places wreath at veterans memorial in Delaware

Biden places wreath at veterans memorial in Delaware

SUMMARY: President Trump is approaching his longest stretch without a political rally since he announced his candidacy five years ago and is blaming Democrats.

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer caught in Memorial Day lockdown controversy over husband's reported boat request

Michigan Gov. Whitmer caught in Memorial Day lockdown controversy over husband's reported boat request

SUMMARY: Gretchen Whitmer faced backlash from Republican lawmakers after a reported request from her husband to get the family's boat out on the water before Memorial Day weekend -- far from their home in Lansing.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar says she believes Tara Reade's sex assault claims against former Vice President Joe Biden

Rep. Ilhan Omar says she believes Tara Reade's sex assault claims against former Vice President Joe Biden

SUMMARY: "I do believe Reade," Omar told the newspaper in an interview that ran Sunday, the same day she won the DFL endorsement.

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WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial over safety fears

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial over safety fears

SUMMARY: LONDON – The World Health Organization said that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine – the malaria drug U.S. President Trump said he is taking – from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

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Fact check: Trump has spent far more time at golf clubs than Obama had at same point

Fact check: Trump has spent far more time at golf clubs than Obama had at same point

SUMMARY: : Trump has spent much more time playing golf than Obama did through this point of the term -- after repeatedly attacking Obama's golfing and claiming he would not play if he got elected himself.

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Pandemic takes toll on Trump properties while President golfs at one

Pandemic takes toll on Trump properties while President golfs at one

SUMMARY: The coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home orders have hit all corners of the economy, including the Trump Organization.

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Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina

Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina

SUMMARY: “Plans are being made by many thousands of enthusiastic Republicans, and others, to head to beautiful North Carolina in August,” Trump wrote.

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Biden leaves home to lay Memorial Day wreath

Biden leaves home to lay Memorial Day wreath

SUMMARY: Washington (CNN) Joe Biden left his home for the first time in months on Monday, sporting a face mask to lay a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veteran's Memorial Park.

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'Chinese bullying': Australia pays price for coronavirus questions, 'pandering' to U.S.

'Chinese bullying': Australia pays price for coronavirus questions, 'pandering' to U.S.

SUMMARY: Japan, South Korea, India, even the European Union all face such a predicament as nations who — like Australia — list China as a top trading partner.

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Tide of battle in Libya shifting against rebel Haftar

Tide of battle in Libya shifting against rebel Haftar

SUMMARY: The Russian military contractors reportedly were flown from areas outside Tripoli to Bani Walid, nearly 100 miles southeast of the capital.

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