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Oprah Winfrey Commissions 26 Billboards Demanding Arrests In Breonna Taylor's Killing

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| The billboards will be placed across Louisville, Ky., where Taylor was shot and killed in her apartment by police. The signs' message urges the arrest of the officers involved.

Gov. Says Florida's Unemployment System Was Designed To Create 'Pointless Roadblocks'

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Gov. Ron DeSantis says the portal was designed to frustrate users, "so people just say, oh, the hell with it, I'm not going to do that." Florida has been among the slowest states to process claims.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Cliven Bundy Case

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The judges reject an attempt by the government to get a retrial in the case stemming from an armed standoff on public land near Bundy's ranch.

U.S. State Department Eases Global Coronavirus Travel Advisory

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The department cited regional changes in the coronavirus pandemic, including significant improvements in some areas and declines in public health in others.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

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DeWine was tested on Thursday as part of a protocol to meet with President Trump. He's the second governor known to have tested positive for the virus.

Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa: 'Journalism Is Activism'

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The documentary A Thousand Cuts focuses on how Ressa and her Rappler news organization navigate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's attacks on the press. It will be released in the U.S. Aug. 8.

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Los Angeles Mayor Says City May Shut Off Water, Power At Houses Hosting Large Parties

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Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday that he is authorizing the city to suspend water and electricity service to properties hosting large parties, which have drawn scrutiny in recent weeks.

North Carolina Will Pause Further Reopening Until September To Start The School Year

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Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday the state will stay in Phase 2 of its Safer at Home plan for five more weeks as students return to school, saying "now is the time to double down on safety measures."

Colombia's Ex-President Uribe Is Put Under House Arrest, Catches Coronavirus

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The Supreme Court ordered house arrest as it investigates whether he had a role in a scheme to bribe witnesses in a case involving to right-wing paramilitary death squads.

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