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Trump threatens to deploy military if states don't crack down on protests

The president derided many governors as "weak" and demanded tougher crackdowns on burning and stealing among some demonstrations. Read more

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Congress confronts dual crises of protests, virus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress convened Monday with protests outside its door and across the nation, the Capitol already struck by the COVID-19… Read more

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The Latest: South Korea reports 38 new cases of COVID-19

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. Read more

Hawaii to lift quarantine for travel between islands June 16

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Monday that starting on June 16, he will lift the 14-day quarantine for people traveling between the state’s islands that he instituted to control the spread of the coronavirus. Read more

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Egypt's ex-PM faces torture allegation in American's lawsuit

CAIRO (AP) — After his arrest in 2013 for documenting the deadliest crackdown on protesters in Egypt’s modern history, Mohamed Soltan landed in a notorious prison where he says he was brutally tortured for 21 months. Read more

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Sacramento businesses brace for more damage amid unrest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A tumultuous weekend of protests in Sacramento over the killing of George Floyd have left nearly two-thirds of downtown properties damaged, a setback for California's rejuvenated capital city that has used an influx of new development anchored by a new NBA arena to shed its “cow town” reputation. Read more

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Cities with the most self-employed workers

The coronavirus pandemic has cost a record number of Americans their jobs. Self-employed workers are especially vulnerable during economic downturns since they do not have the same type of job protections as other workers.  Read more

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Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a dance move that the ex-teammates popularized. Read more

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