Emotional scenes as CA child abuse couple sentenced

Emotional scenes as CA child abuse couple sentenced

A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to charges stemming from charges that they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home. Gavino Garay has the story.
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California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday barbers could reopen for business in parts of the state with some new guidelines in place, but he joked that his own kids didn't seem to respect those rules. Gloria Tso has more.
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Police, tear gas at Minneapolis protest

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People took to the streets in Minneapolis late Tuesday to protest against the death of George Floyd who was killed on Monday while being detained by police.
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Twitter places fact-checks on Trump tweets

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Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by U.S. President Donald Trump, warning readers his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers. Freddie Joyner has more.
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Four officers fired after death of unarmed black man

Four officers fired after death of unarmed black man

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday, a day after a bystander's cell phone video captured one of them kneeling on the neck of an unarmed black man who later died in a hospital, the city's mayor said. Gavino Garay has more.
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Afghanistan to free 900 Taliban, urges ceasefire extension

Afghanistan to free 900 Taliban, urges ceasefire extension

The Afghan government has urged the Taliban to extend a three-day ceasefire which is due to end on Tuesday night, just as it releases 900 prisoners. Officials have said the ceasefire is essential to spare more bloodshed and. start peace talks.
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Australian media face trial over Pell sex abuse case reporting

Australian media face trial over Pell sex abuse case reporting

Dozens of Australian journalists and publishers are set to face trial in November over coverage of ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell's child sex abuse conviction in 2018, facing charges that they breached an Australia-wide gag order in the case.
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Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98

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Samsung heir questioned over controversial deal

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South Korean prosecutors questioned Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday over a controversial deal that they say may have helped advance his succession plans.
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Virus could cost Mexico a million jobs: president

Virus could cost Mexico a million jobs: president

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that the novel coronavirus could cost as many as a million jobs in the country as many industries considered not essential remain shut.
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Hong Kong braces for more protests

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam tried to reassure people China's new security law will not hurt Hong Kong's rights and freedoms, as the city's prepares for more protests Wednesday.
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Ecuador protests flare up on the streets

Ecuador protests flare up on the streets

Unions and social organisations took to the streets and squares in various parts of Ecuador Monday to reject economic measures imposed by President Lenin Moreno.
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Brazil surpasses U.S. daily virus death toll

Brazil surpasses U.S. daily virus death toll

On Monday the White House moved up a travel ban on foreigners who have been to Brazil over the past two weeks, just as Brazil's daily death toll from the coronavirus surpassed that of the U.S.
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Ruling party wins Burundi's presidential vote

Ruling party wins Burundi's presidential vote

Retired general Evariste Ndayishimiye got 69 percent of ballot, according to the electoral commission. But the opposition allege voter rigging, after 200 observers detained.
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WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine trial over safety concerns

WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine trial over safety concerns

The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. Gavino Garay has more.
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Coronavirus overshadows low-key Memorial Day

Coronavirus overshadows low-key Memorial Day

Americans paid a mostly low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone. This report
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UK to reopen non-essential retail June 15: Johnson

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Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centers next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, setting out a timetable for businesses as part of moves to ease the coronavirus lockdown. Gavino Garay
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Biden makes first public campaign stop in weeks

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago, visiting a nearby veteran’s memorial to mark the Memorial Day holiday. This repo
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Johnson's man won't resign in lockdown scandal

Johnson's man won't resign in lockdown scandal

rime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday that he didn't regret his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England, saying he had not flouted lockdown rules by staying on his family's farm.
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Japan declares its relaxed restrictions a success

Japan declares its relaxed restrictions a success

Japan has lifted its state of emergency on the last remaining areas hit by coronavirus, but the economic impact has been harsh. It's pledging an unprecedented $1.86 trillion in stimulus to fight the recession that's now taken hold.
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Greece and Spain get ready for tourists again

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Protests, virus kill businesses on Hong Kong border

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Business for cosmetic store owner David So was once thriving when hordes of mainland Chinese "parallel traders" crowded the shopping streets of the border town Sheung Shui. Libby Hogan has more.
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Back to school for kids in Australia's NSW

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At the Homebush West Public School in Sydney, Australia, teachers welcomed eager students back to full-time, in-person learning on Monday, as the country begins reopening its schools in stages. Gloria Tso has more.
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