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11-year-old skateboarder posts video of horrific fall

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 20:49
Sky Brown, an 11-year-old British skateboarder, fell from the top of a half pipe while training. Brown hopes to participate in the 2020 Olympics on Great Britain's first skateboarding team.

People from ethnic minorities are up to 50% more likely to die from coronavirus than white people, UK report finds

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:09
People from the UK's ethnic minority communities are up to 50% more likely to die with coronavirus than their white British peers, a government review has found.

Analysis: Boris Johnson's Brexit nightmare is back at the worst possible moment

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 09:33
June 2020 is set to be one of the most important months in Boris Johnson's somewhat tumultuous first year as Prime Minister.

Five dead in new Ebola outbreak

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 09:13
Five people, including a 15-year-old girl, have died of Ebola in a fresh outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations Children's Fund said Monday. Nine cases total have been reported, UNICEF said.

India is using drones and fire trucks to fight its worst locust invasion in almost 30 years

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 08:49
As India continues its battle with the coronavirus pandemic a new kind of invasion is threatening to destroy vital crops and vegetation -- the worst locust swarm the country has seen in almost 30 years.

New Zealand's PM Ardern 'horrified' by George Floyd's death

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 08:36
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that she was "horrified" by George Floyd's death, and welcomed peaceful solidarity protests in New Zealand, but noted that they flouted social distancing restrictions.

Outcry after a Nigerian student dies from 'brutal attack' in church

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 01:37
It should have been one of the safest places to seek refuge. Instead, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa was attacked as she studied in church, according to Nigerian police.

How to invest in a pandemic: Buy boring stocks

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:05
With all the volatility in the market lately, it may seem rash to make much of one week's trading. But value stocks -- companies in sectors like energy, financial services and retail -- have finally started to outperform sexier technology companies and other growth stocks.

Facebook, Netflix, Peloton and other companies take a stand on US protests

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 17:38
Facebook is donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality as mass protests sweep across the United States after an unarmed black man died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

AMD's Lisa Su was the highest-paid CEO in the S&P 500 last year

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:24
AMD's Lisa Su was the highest-paid CEO of a company in the S&P 500 last year.

Impossible Foods forces Nestlé to stop selling 'Incredible Burgers' in Europe

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:23
Nestlé will stop marketing its plant-based burgers as "incredible" in Europe after a Dutch court found that using the word infringes on an Impossible Foods trademark.

Belgian prince with coronavirus apologizes for breaking quarantine and attending party

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:52
A Belgian prince has apologized, after testing positive for coronavirus two days after attending a social gathering in Córdoba, Spain.

India accuses two Pakistan officials of spying

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 09:13
Two Pakistani embassy staff accused of spying have been expelled from India, Indian officials said on Sunday.

Schools in Hong Kong reopen after four months

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 05:19
In Hong Kong, many students are heading back to the classroom for the first time in four months. Strict school rules introduce students to a new normal. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

SpaceX and NASA make history with launch

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:05
SpaceX and NASA make history by launching two astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station, the first crewed spaceflight to take off from US soil in nearly a decade.