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FILE - This Tuesday, June 27, 2017 file photo shows the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced plans Thursday, June 4, for the removal of the iconic statue. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
After protests, Northam orders removal of iconic Lee statueVirginia's governor says a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 2, 2020 file photo, Omar Fernandez takes part in the Prayerful Protest march for George Floyd in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day, May 25. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Pandemic and racial unrest test black clergy on dual frontsFor black clergy across the United States, the past 10 days have been a tumultuous test of their stamina and skills
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A staff member of the museum stands in front of 'Las Meninas' by Diego de Velazquez before the reopening on June 6 amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at El Prado museum in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, June 4, 2020. Three of Madrid's most famous museums are set to reopen on June 6 as Spain winds down its restrictions on movement due to the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Retailers look to boost sales, German car sales weakThe Buckle’s sales declined 16.8% in May as it continues to deal with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak
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Enis Berberoglu, a legislator of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, speaks at a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, June 4, 2020.  Turkey's parliament on Thursday stripped three opposition party deputies, including Berberoglu, of their legislative seats, setting off a raucous protest inside the assembly hall by colleagues who accused the ruling party of an assault on democracy. (AP Photo)
Turkey strips 3 legislators of seats, setting off protestTurkey’s parliament has stripped three opposition party deputies of their legislative seats, setting off a raucous protest inside the assembly hall by colleagues who accused the ruling party of an assault on democracy
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Puerto Rico: Delayed reports lead to 355 new COVID-19 casesPuerto Rico is reporting 485 new cases of the coronavirus, but officials say 355 of those correspond to April and early May and had not been shared with the government until now
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This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms, from left, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Lost jobs over social media statements that seemed like a good idea at the time have become a common occurrence, but the tense environment of nationwide protests against racism and police brutality with the backdrop of a pandemic have made Twitter, Instagram and Facebook especially dangerous for those who want to remain among the employed. (AP Photo)
Ill-considered posts lead to lost jobs amid protests, crisisA writer from a “Law & Order spin-off and an NBA broadcaster found themselves out of jobs after social media posts this week, and they're not alone
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, the Audi AI:ME self-driving concept vehicle is on display in the Audi booth at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.  Auto safety experts are hoping that self-driving vehicles will someday prevent the more than 90% of crashes caused by human mistakes, but a new study finds that may not be the case. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study questions whether self-driving cars will be able to prevent all crashes now blamed on human error. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Study: Autonomous vehicles won't make roads completely safeA new study says that while autonomous vehicle technology has great promise to reduce crashes, it may not be able to prevent all crashes caused by humans
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A message honoring the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 is located in the middle of the "Yard of Bricks" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 24, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway slams door on fans at BrickyardIndianapolis Motor Speedway will hold the July 4 IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader without fans
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FILE - In this March 2, 2020 file photo, Congressman John Lewis talks with media members after signing paperwork to qualify for reelection to his District 5 seat in Atlanta. Lewis said Thursday, June 4,  that the video of George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minnesota “made me cry.” “I kept saying to myself: How many more? How many young black men will be murdered?” the Georgia congressman said on CBS. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
John Lewis says video of George Floyd's killing made him cryCivil rights icon John Lewis says the video of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minnesota made him “cry.”
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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, making his way homeU.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft
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Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park bizHarry Potter fans and roller coaster lovers are streaming back into Universal Orlando Resort this week
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In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, signs about social distancing and other protocols are seen in various locations at Universal Orlando Resort Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The theme park has reopened for season pass holders and will open to the general public on Friday, June 5. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park bizHarry Potter fans and roller coaster lovers are streaming back into Universal Orlando Resort this week
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