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Jun 09, 2020

'The Flash': What Has the Cast Said About Hartley Sawyer Being Fired?
"The Flash" Season 7 will be without its Elongated Man after actor Hartley Sawyer was fired for a number of racist, homophobic and sexist tweets.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

NATO Chief Says Alliance 'Does Not See China As the New Enemy or Adversary'
Jens Stoltenberg made the comments as he launched the NATO 2030 initiative. He said non-alliance countries like Japan and New Zealand would need to co-operate to balance the rise of China.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

Another Stimulus Bill Unlikely Before 'End of July,' Top Senate Republican Says
Republicans suggest that another stimulus bill, including potentially a second check, will not come to fruition in the Senate until next month.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

Who was John C. Calhoun? Former Clemson Stars DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson Want Slavery Advocate's Name Removed
The two former Clemson stars have called for the university to remove Calhoun's name due to his past as pro-slavery advocate.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

Landlord Denies Evicting Black Business Owners For Attending George Floyd Protest
Stylent CEOs confronted their landlord in a video that has been viewed more than 2.7 million times on Twitter.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

Prince Andrew 'Falsely' Portrayed Himself as Helpful While 'Unequivocally' Refusing Epstein Interview, Prosecutor Claims
The Duke of York "unequivocally" refused to be interviewed on Jeffrey Epstein and claims he offered to co-operate were a "false" portrayal, the U.S. prosecutor running the investigation says.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

Attorney for Officer Charged in George Floyd Death Questions Why Public Didn't Intercede to Prevent Floyd's Death
The attorney for one of the four former police officers charged in the death of George Floyd dismissed that the idea that his client could have done anything differently to save Floyd while questioning why the public "didn't intercede" to prevent Floyd's death.

Newsweek
Jun 09, 2020

County Court Bans Minneapolis Police From Using Chokeholds
"Today's court order will create immediate change for communities of color and Indigenous communities," said the state human rights commissioner.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Richmond Police Chief Orders Policy Review After Tear Gas Incident During June Protests
"I am personally committed to continuing the conversation on police reform with the community," said Richmond, Virginia Police Chief William Smith on Monday.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Texas Man Who Used a Chainsaw to Scare Away Protesters Has Been Arrested
A video of the man swearing and using a racial slur quickly racked up 8.61 million views in just three days.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

GOP Senators Warn Trump to Not Campaign Against Alaska Senator Who Said She Was 'Struggling' to Support Him
Several GOP senators have offered support for their colleague Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) after President Donald Trump vowed to campaign for anyone "good or bad" running against her in 2022.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Tiger King' Star Says Medical Mistreatment in Prison Will Kill Him in 2-3 Months
"I require blood infusions every 4 weeks," he wrote. "I have not had one since the end of January. I'm losing weight. Sores won't heal."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Four Louisiana Police Officers Suspended After Video Footage Shows Them Beating Black Man Who Later Died in Custody
"If the officers violated any of our policies, they will be disciplined accordingly," said Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

WWE 'Monday Night RAW' Results: Edge and Christian Reunite Ahead of Backlash
Asuka and Charlotte are planned to have a rematch tonight.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

U.S. Soccer Could End Its 'No Kneeling During National Anthem' Policy
The United States Soccer Federation will meet Tuesday to discuss ending its policy of not allowing players to kneel during the national anthem, after the gesture has been adopted by many people participating in widespread protests against racial injustice and police brutality.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Trump Campaign Ready to Resume In-Person Campaign Rallies By End of June
"Americans are ready to get back to action and so is President Trump," campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a Monday statement.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Complete Roman City Mapped Using Advanced Ground-Penetrating Radar Technology
"The key finding is that we are able to map the whole town in great detail without digging," said archaeologist Martin Millett.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

North Korea to Cut All Communication with South Korea, Treat as 'Enemy' Amid Propaganda Row
Two top North Korea officials decided to "completely cut off all the communication and liaison lines between the north and the south" in protest toward the scattering of anti-North Korea leaflets.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

U.S. Attorney General William Barr Calls Trump 'Committed' To Groundbreaking Criminal Justice Reform
Barr said Trump "didn't require the crisis we have today" in order to start making efforts towards reforming police.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Kentucky Governor Outlines Plan to Provide Health Care Coverage to '100 Percent' of Black Residents
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced his administration will begin working to end health care inequalities in black communities, with the aim of providing coverage to "100 percent" of the state's African-American communities.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

White Cop Punches Black Business Owner Who Reported Robbery of His Own Business
A video of the attack released online and a bodycam video tell two very different versions of the same story.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Virginia Man Accused of Running Truck into Protesters Admits to Being KKK Leader
"We are investigating whether hate crimes charges are appropriate," said Virginia Commonwealth Attorney Shannon Taylor in a Monday statement.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

North Carolina Racetrack Holds 'Peaceful Protest' Car Race, Violates Social Distancing Order For Third Time
Local North Carolina officials have remained defiant, labeling the Democratic governor's executive order "unconstitutional," and setting up a political showdown across state government.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Guns in Church are Opening a New Chapter in the History of Christianity
After 19 fatal shootings at houses of worship since 2000, more Christians across the U.S. from Texas to Maine are toting guns to church.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Iran Lawmakers Chant 'Death to America' As U.S. Protests Over George Floyd's Death Intensify
The chants came at the behest of lawmaker Ahmad Naderi, who asked those in attendance "to show respect for the movement of the oppressed in the U.S." with their slogan.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

What Joe Biden's Potential Vice Presidential Picks Say About Defunding the Police
Joe Biden's top picks, with the exception of Senator Kamala Harris, largely demurred or did not respond to Newsweek's requests for comment about the issue.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Parts Unknown' Is on HBO Max—Remember Anthony Bourdain by Streaming These Six Standout Episodes
The author, chef, and traveler extraordinaire passed away on June 8, 2018. He was 61 years old.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

What is Qualified Immunity for Police Officers? These Six Cases Are Being Discussed By the Supreme Court
Justices on both sides of the political spectrum expressed concerns about the doctrine and a bill proposed by Senator Cory Booker would eliminate it.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

These States Still Haven't Expanded Mail-In Voting Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
"The need to be able to vote by mail is acute given the pandemic," said Josh Silver, the director and co-founder of RepresentUs.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Four States Still Haven't Expanded Mail-In Voting Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
"The need to be able to vote by mail is acute given the pandemic," said Josh Silver, the director and co-founder of RepresentUs.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Texas Reports Highest Coronavirus Hospitalizations Since Pandemic Began as State Continues Reopening
Meanwhile, the state's positive test rate for the virus has risen since the end of May.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Why Was Hartley Sawyer Fired From 'The Flash'?
"Hartley Sawyer will not be returning for season seven of 'The Flash.'"

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Trump Forces Biden to Publicly Reject 'Defund the Police' by Accusing Him of Supporting It
"Defund the police" isn't backed by either candidate for president, but the idea has been catapulted into a national debate about the future of law enforcement in the country.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Brevard County Police Organization Encourages Disciplined Cops In Buffalo, Atlanta To Work In Florida
The organization addressed its message, now deleted from Facebook, to current and former officers charged with crimes after assaulting civilians during recent protests.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Bruce Lee 'Be Water' Doc Shows Racism Was Another Epic Fight For The Martial Arts Legend
"For many people of color particularly Asian Americans like myself, Bruce Lee was the first time they saw themselves being portrayed as the hero onscreen."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Robert Reich: Trump's Threat to Use the Military Backfired. But Will It Back Him if He Won't Go? | Opinion
As Donald Trump's former bagman Michael Cohen warned in 2019, "I fear that if he loses the election in 2020 that there will never be a peaceful transition of power."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

FaZe Barker Removed from Organization After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
FaZe has distanced themselves from their former editor after allegations that he harassed women online and asked for nude photographs from a minor.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

If Statues to Slave Traders Were 'Educational', We'd Have Hitler on the Public Square | Opinion
If a statue of Hitler was erected—or retained—people would not see it as an opportunity to be educated about the Holocaust. They would ask why we're venerating a genocidal murderer.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Hearthstone' Battlegrounds Update: Trial by Felfire Introduces Challenges and Pirates
A new "Hearthstone" Battlegrounds patch is going live tomorrow—here are all the new cards and heroes.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

How Democrats' Bill Could Change U.S. Policing
Getting the reform package, which includes a ban on police chokeholds and the elimination of qualified immunity for officers, across the finish line will not be an easy task—and Democrats know it.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

There Is a Cat In This Picture — We Swear!
"How is this even possible?" one baffled Twitter user commented.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Business Leaders Call on Georgia Legislature to Enact Hate Crimes Law Following Ahmaud Arbery's Death
"We must all stand strong and united against targeted violence and bigotry," a letter signed by about 70 executives said.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Florida Sees Major Spike in Coronavirus Cases Since Reopening, Over 8,000 in Last 7 Days
The Florida Department of Health confirmed 966 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, following similar daily reports published over the past week.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Steven Avery's Ex-Girlfriend Says 'Making a Murderer' Subject Is Doing Well After Covid-19 Diagnosis
"He is still quarantined! He thanks you all for the love and concern!"

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

What Has the Co-Creator of 'Friends' Marta Kauffman Said About Diversity on the Show?
"I wish I knew then what I know today," Marta Kauffman, the co-creator of "Friends," said during a recent virtual panel.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

5 Takeaways from NXT Takeover: In Your House
The result of the NXT Women's Championship match can have a ripple effect on multiple brands.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

China Warns U.S. Not to Start Nuclear Testing Again After Trump Administration Reportedly Debates Defying 30-Year Ban
While neither the United States nor China has ratified a 1996 nuclear test ban, neither has detonated such weapons of mass destruction.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Castaic Fire Update: Firefighters Battle Equestrian Blaze Burns Through 75 Acres in Los Angeles County
No evacuation orders have been issued so far following the brush fire that broke out near an equestrian center in the Castaic community.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Arizona Woman Slapped in the Face After Telling Gas Station Customer 'You're Going Back to Mexico'
A video of the incident at a gas station has been shared more than 16,000 times on Facebook.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Will There Be a Second Stimulus Check? Everything Trump's Top Economic Advisers Have Said
A fourth economic relief package is likely on the horizon, but that doesn't mean there will be a second round of checks to individuals.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Remembering Anthony Bourdain Two Years After His Death With His Most Ravenous Quotes About Food and Life
"To me, life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is a life not worth living."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Destiny 2' Season 11 Release Time: When Does the Update Start?
"Destiny 2" Season 11 is just a few hours away, and we want to get you hyped for the big update. Here's everything we know regarding start times, balance tweaks and other details.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

How To Watch George Floyd's Houston Memorial Service
A final public viewing of George Floyd, whose May 25 death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers sparked national protests, will take place in Houston, Texas Monday afternoon.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Want to Cancel Your Food Delivery Order? You Could Get Six Years in Jail if This Law Passes in the Philippines
The Food and Grocery Delivery Services Act aims to deter people from canceling food orders as a prank.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Twitch DMCA Takedowns on Clips Rattle Streamers
Clips over the past three years have been getting claimed for past songs, worrying content creators on Twitch.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

What Has CrossFit's Greg Glassman Said About George Floyd?
CrossFit gyms and athletes are distancing themselves from the fitness brand after founder Greg Glassman conflated Floyd's name with the coronavirus pandemic.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Lindsey Graham Challenger Jaime Harrison Promises 'New South' in Close Senate Race
The most recent polling shows Harrison and Graham tied at 42 percent support among registered voters.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

These Orphaned Ducklings Needed a Mother and Stella Didn't Hesitate
"I love how she quickly flies over like 'where have y'all been? Let's go!"

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Prince Andrew Says He Offered Jeffrey Epstein Statement Three Times, Accuses U.S. Prosecutor of Low Standards
The Duke of York insists he is not a "target" of the Department of Justice's investigation.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Is Around the Same as Recent One-term Presidents
The president's approval ratings are similar to what one-term presidents Jimmy Carter and H.W. Bush had five months before an election.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Justin Howell GoFundMe Raises More Than $150,000 For Protester Critically Injured by Austin Police
Howell, a computer science student at Texas State University, was shot with a "less-lethal" projectile by police in Austin as he attended a protest against police brutality last month.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Dan Bilzerian Offers $5,000 Prize For Autobiography Title—People on Twitter Offered These Suggestions
Many Twitter users are using the challenge to mock the influencer and celebrity millionaire.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Central Park Five's Kevin Richardson Condemns Trump's 'Disgusting' George Floyd Rhetoric: 'We Will See Change'
Richardson, 45, was one of five men—all of them black or Hispanic—who were wrongly convicted of the 1989 rape of a jogger.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Forest Fenn's Treasure Has Finally Been Found, But Why Was It Hidden In The First Place?
"Get your kids out in the countryside, take them fishing and get them away from their little hand-held machines."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Psych 2' Movie Release Date: When is the New TV Movie 'Lassie Come Home' on Peacock?
"Psych" is getting its second movie sequel on Peacock, with James Roday and Dulé Hill joined in the cast by Joel McHale in "Lassie Come Home."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Oregon Sees Highest Single-Day Rise in Coronavirus Cases Since Outbreak Began
Workplace outbreaks were said to be among the sources of the recent spike in cases, the Oregon Health Authority reports.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Zuckerburg Backlash over Trump Post Continues as Facebook Moderators Say 'Our Screens Are Being Flooded with Hate Speech'
"We are, first and foremost, standing in solidarity with the Black community in the U.S. that is currently mourning the tragic and senseless death of George Floyd," content moderators said.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump on Most Key Issues, Polls Show—But Not the Economy
Joe Biden is holding an overall polling lead against President Donald Trump in the run up to the election, as approval of Trump's tenure continues to decrease.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Is There Going to Be a Surprise 'Big Brother' All-Stars Season?
It's not unusual for rumors about a Big Brother All-Stars season to take hold months before the show's premiere.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Devin McCourty Hopes George Floyd Protests Are 'Tipping Point' For Racism as NFL Players Take a Stand
On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the league had not listened to black players' demands for social justice.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Philly Police Staff Inspector Turns Himself In on Felony Charges After Incident Involving Student Hit in the Head
Joseph Bologna's colleagues stood by cheering and applauding in his support as he was taken into custody.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Nearly 650,000 Sign Petition to Fire Buffalo Police Officer Aaron Torgalski Who Shoved Elderly Protester
About 650,000 people and counting have signed a petition demanding the Buffalo Police Department fire officer Aaron Torgalski, who was recorded on video last week shoving an elderly man to the ground as he attempted to hand back a helmet.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

The 'Schitt's Creek' Cast Serenaded Teachers And 5 Other Good Things That Happened This Weekend
From electric planes to "Shrek 2", here are some things to be happy about.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

The Goodyear Blimp Got Sassy on Twitter and People Were Thrilled
After one Twitter user asked why the Goodyear Blimp was flying around, the dirigible had the perfect comeback.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Coronavirus Cases Are Rising in 20 U.S. States, With Sharp Spikes in Arizona, North Carolina and California
Health officials in Utah, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee and more than a dozen other states confirmed recent increases in virus cases.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Donald Trump Mocks Mitt Romney After Utah Senator Joins Black Lives Matter March
The president shared a tweet by the Utah senator telling a reporter he joined the White House march in Washington D.C. to "make sure that people understand that black lives matter."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

First Female NASA Astronaut to Walk in Space Becomes First Woman to Reach Deepest Point in Earth's Oceans
"As a hybrid oceanographer and astronaut this was an extraordinary day," Kathryn Sullivan said after reaching Challenger Deep.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Filthy Rich' on Netflix: Who Performed the Autopsy on Jeffrey Epstein?
'Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich' on Netflix has led to renewed interest around the death of the financier and sex offender.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Texas May Be Won By A Democratic Presidential Candidate for the First Time in 44 Years, Poll Shows
A traditionally Red state, if Democrats flip Texas, Republicans could face a significant challenge winning the presidency.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Florida Skydiver Collides With Plane in Fatal Accident
The incident occurred at Skydive Carolina in Chester, which had only just reopened to the public.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Arizona Coronavirus Cases Nearly Double From Previous Week as State's Largest Health System Reaches Capacity
The state recorded 7,023 new cases from June 1-7, nearly doubling the 3,559 new infections reported from May 25-31.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Central Park Five's Yusef Salaam Calls For Amy Cooper to be Prosecuted, Made an Example of
Now known as the 'Exonerated Five,' Salaam, along with four other black teenagers were wrongfully convicted in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'The Last Days of American Crime' Reviews: Critics Give Netflix Movie 0 Percent Rotten Tomatoes Rating
'The Last Days of American Crime' has been hugely popular with Netflix viewers—but the Edgar Ramirez movie has been savaged by critics.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

China, Russia and Iran Chide U.S. Over Racism While Persecuting Minorities in Their Own Countries
The U.S. is taking flak worldwide for racism in light of the latest black lives matter protests. But some of that criticism is coming from states that oppress minorities.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

George Floyd's Lawyer Asks United Nations to Intervene in Case, Make Police Reform Recommendations
"The United States of America has a long pattern and practice of depriving Black citizens of the fundamental human right to life," attorney Ben Crump said.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Forrest Fenn Treasure Found— Poem That Sparked Decade-Long Hunt Revealed Chest Location in Nine Clues
The decade-long search for Fenn's treasure chest hidden in the Rocky Mountains is over.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

London Has Second Thoughts About Huawei | Opinion
Britain deserves praise for walking away from China's Huawei.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Minneapolis Is Not the First City to Disband Its Police Department—the Lessons Learned From Camden, New Jersey
The city of Camden disbanded its entire police department in 2013 and replaced it with a new force covering Camden County.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

We Must Re-Think Identity, Privilege and Oppression in the Middle East | Opinion
Israel is not the nation of white Europeans that many wrongly depict it as.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'13 Reasons Why': All The People Who Died in the Netflix Show
"13 Reasons Why" has had a hefty body count through its four seasons, with the Netflix show tackling some controversial issues through characters' deaths.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Jeff Bezos Shares Email From Racist Man Angry About Black Lives Matter: 'You're the Kind of Customer I'm Happy to Lose'
The email, from a man named Dave, took issue with Amazon's posts about standing in solidarity with the anti-racism movement fueled by the killing of George Floyd.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

The Return of Economic Nationalism | Opinion
Economic nationalism, not free market fundamentalism, represents the best path forward for America.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Everything Trump Has Said About NFL Kneeling So Far
Since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem in 2016, the president has staunchly opposed the protests.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

BTS Fans Want to Raise $2 Million for Black Lives Matter After Matching K-pop Group's Donation in Just One Day
The fanbase, known as the ARMY already managed to raise $1,026,531 with 35,609 donors just 24 hours after the K-pop band made their $1 million donation.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

'Space Force': What the Show's Creator Has Said About Why Naird's Wife is in Jail
"Space Force" viewers have found themselves wondering exactly why Lisa Kudrow's Maggie Naird is in prison.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

White House Perimeter Fence Turned Into Memorial For George Floyd By Activists
The chain link barrier has been decorated with placards calling for justice and policing reform since it was erected last week.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Where Great White Sharks Go to Feed Surprises Scientists
Researchers conducted the first ever detailed study of the diets of great whites off the east coast of Australia.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

To Prevent the Next Pandemic, Global Spy Agencies Must Join Forces With the WHO | Opinion
Timely and accurate information is essential for preventing the spread of pathogenic outbreaks. Until we develop a comprehensive strategy for reliably providing such data, we will all be at unnecessary risk.

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

Businesses Across the U.S. Are Ending Police Discounts
A Minneapolis pizza restaurant has suspended its police discount and said: "The discount was a privilege we extended to them, it is not a right."

Newsweek
Jun 08, 2020

New George Floyd Memorial Pays Tribute to Black Americans Killed by Police
Works of art honoring Floyd have surfaced across the country and the globe, including from U.K.-based artist Banksy.

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