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Minneapolis Expected to Bar Police Use of Controversial Chokehold

The U.S. city of Minneapolis is expected to approve an agreement Friday to ban the police use of chokeholds after ...

First LGU-initiated COVID-19 Testing Facility in Cavite inaugurated

IMUS CITY, Cavite Jun 6 (PIA) --The city government inaugurated Thursday the City of Imus Molecular Laboratory, the first LGU ...

Virginia City Removes 176-year-old Slave Auction Block

FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA - A 176-year-old slave auction block has been removed from a Virginia city's downtown.The 800-pound (363-kilogram) stone was ...

Minneapolis Police to Ban Chokeholds in Wake of Floyd Death

MINNEAPOLIS - Negotiators for the city of Minneapolis have agreed with the state to ban the use of chokeholds by ...

Cotabato City LGU intensifies drive vs COVID-19

COTABATO CITY, June 4 (PIA) - In a bid to contain the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in ...

Ryan donates $500K to Atlanta's black community

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is donating $500,000 toward helping the black community in Atlanta. Ryan, who is preparing for his ...

White Nights in St. Petersburg: What locals usually do

Many dream of visiting the city at this time in anticipation of something magical. We asked locals what they like ...

Perm: Lord of the Northern Urals

Travel June 05 2020 William Brumfield Historian and architectural expert William Brumfield discovers the history of one of Russia's most ...

Nationwide Protests Over Death of African American Man Continue

Protests following the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, were largely ...

NHA beefs up construction of housing units for IDPs

MARAWI CITY, Jun 5 (PIA) -- As the city now is being placed under modified general community quarantine, the National ...

17 ROFs, 128 LSIs return home in Bislig City

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 5 -- Seventeen returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and 128 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) arrived ...

Tokyo to skip 1-year Olympic countdown - reports

Tokyo is likely to scrap events marking a year to go until the postponed 2020 Olympic Games, fearing a celebration ...

2nd batch of stranded Abrenians in Baguio, Benguet brought home

BAGUIO CITY, June 5(PIA) -- The provincial government of Abra brought home its second batch of stranded residents in Baguio ...

AAH distributes handwashing facilities in Marawi City

MARAWI CITY, Jun 5 (PIA) --As part of its continuing efforts for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response, the Action ...

COVID-19 recoveries in Quezon City exceed 1,000

CALOOCAN CITY, June 5 (PIA) --The Quezon City government reported that the number of recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 ...

Brooklyn Rally: Thousands Call for Change in George Floyd's Name

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - They were of all races and faiths, young and old, from nearby neighborhoods and neighboring states. ...

US Park Police to Investigate Alleged Assault on News Crew

The U.S. Park Police have announced that two officers will be placed on administrative leave after video showed them allegedly ...

DOH-8: 47 OFWs from Southern Leyte test negative for COVID-19

MAASIN CITY, June 4 (PIA) -- The regional office of the Department of Health in Eastern Visayas (DOH-8) announced Wednesday ...

Barr Defends Decision To Remove Protesters Near White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday defended his decision to order the removal earlier this week of ...

Virginia to Remove Prominent Confederate Statue

The governor of the U.S. state of Virginia announced Thursday that a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that ...

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'Free' TV deal for Championship season-ticket holders

Season-ticket holders at English second-tier clubs will be able to watch their team's remaining matches this season without having to ...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer encouraged by return of Man United 'edge'

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident his side will hit the ground running when the Premier League resumes ...

Galaxy, MF Katai part ways after wife's disturbing posts

The LA Galaxy and midfielder Aleksandar Katai mutually agreed to part ways Friday. The sudden breakup followed disturbing social media ...

Two Benfica players go to hospital after bus attack

Two Benfica players were sent to hospital after being injured during an attack on the team bus following their goalless ...

Chelsea eyeing Leicester full-back Ben Chilwell

Chelsea have reportedly turned their attention towards Leicester City full-back Ben Chilwell after wrapping up a deal for RB Leipzig ...

French league to open summer transfer window early

France is to open its summer transfer window on 8 June, ruling body the LFP said on Friday, having already ...

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