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Coronavirus: ‘No plans’ for Scotland to quarantine UK visitors Coronavirus: ‘No plans’ for Scotland to quarantine UK visitors

Coronavirus: ‘No plans’ for Scotland to quarantine UK visitors

By 4 days ago

Image copyright Getty Images There are “no plans” to quarantine people who travel to Scotland from other parts of the UK, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.But she said the country had to be “on our guard” to prevent cases of Covid-19 coming in from elsewhere.And she said Scotland would need to “be able to…

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Coronavirus: Johnson ‘astonished’ by idea of Scottish quarantine Coronavirus: Johnson ‘astonished’ by idea of Scottish quarantine

Coronavirus: Johnson ‘astonished’ by idea of Scottish quarantine

By 4 days ago

Image copyright AFP/EPA Image caption Both Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson have confirmed there have been no talks about local quarantine restrictions within the UK The idea of quarantining visitors entering Scotland from other parts of the UK is “astonishing and shameful”, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said “all options”…

Warren leads Senate Dem push to remove Confederate names, displays from military property within 1 year Warren leads Senate Dem push to remove Confederate names, displays from military property within 1 year

Warren leads Senate Dem push to remove Confederate names, displays from military property within 1 year

By 4 days ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and 35 other Senate Democrats introduced new legislation Wednesday calling for the removal of Confederate names and displays from military bases, buildings, and other property controlled or owned by the Department of Defense.The bill, known as the “Removing Confederate Names and Symbols from Our Military Act of 2020,” gives the Defense…

Former Colts GM Ryan Grigson joins Browns as senior adviser Former Colts GM Ryan Grigson joins Browns as senior adviser

Former Colts GM Ryan Grigson joins Browns as senior adviser

By 5 days ago

CLEVELAND — Former Colts general manager Ryan Grigson was hired Friday as a senior adviser for the Cleveland Browns, reuniting with general manager Andrew Berry. Berry, a first-time GM and the NFL’s youngest, has now filled out his front office in four months. Grigson was the GM in Indianapolis from 2012-16, a stretch in which…

Tensions flare between Trump, military figures over handling of George Floyd unrest Tensions flare between Trump, military figures over handling of George Floyd unrest

Tensions flare between Trump, military figures over handling of George Floyd unrest

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Tensions have exploded in recent days between President Trump and a batch of current and former military officials who are critical – to varying degrees – of how he’s handled the unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department.The officials, including Trump’s current Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, his former Secretary of…

Trump’s familiar false claims from May 4 to June 7 Trump’s familiar false claims from May 4 to June 7

Trump’s familiar false claims from May 4 to June 7

By 6 days ago

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump made 192 false claims between May 4 and June 7. Many of them were repeated from earlier periods of his presidency and May 3. For a list of new false claims from…

People are calling for museums to be abolished. Can whitewashed American history be rewritten? People are calling for museums to be abolished. Can whitewashed American history be rewritten?

People are calling for museums to be abolished. Can whitewashed American history be rewritten?

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arts After years of resisting calls for its removal, New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has asked the city to dislodge from its front steps an equestrian monument to Theodore Roose…

Marc Thiessen: ‘No reason’ Trump can’t lawfully use military to quell an ‘insurrection’ Marc Thiessen: ‘No reason’ Trump can’t lawfully use military to quell an ‘insurrection’

Marc Thiessen: ‘No reason’ Trump can’t lawfully use military to quell an ‘insurrection’

By 6 days ago

Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that “there’s no reason” President Trump cannot lawfully use the U.S. military to assist in trying to control the looting and violent protests taking place across the country.President Trump vowed this week that, if necessary, he would use the U.S. military to try and subdue the violence, which has…

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AP Sportlight

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July 1 1859 — Amherst defeats Williams 73-32 in the first intercollegiate baseball game. The game is played by Massachusetts Rules, a wide-open form of the sport commonly known as roundball and Amherst wins by reaching the pre-established score of 65 runs. Amherst exceeds 65-run limit during a 10-run 26th inning. 1903 — Maurice Garin…

Schools debate whether to detail positive tests for athletes Schools debate whether to detail positive tests for athletes

Schools debate whether to detail positive tests for athletes

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Over the past two weeks, as college athletes have returned to campuses to work out and prepare for sports later this year, a handful of them have tested positive for the coronavirus. Arkansas State. Houston. Boise State. Iowa State. Oklahoma State. More than a dozen schools in all. Just how many positive tests isn’t known,…

Fan experience to change profoundly amid COVID-19 pandemic Fan experience to change profoundly amid COVID-19 pandemic

Fan experience to change profoundly amid COVID-19 pandemic

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dayton Moore remembers so clearly the vast sections of empty seats inside Kauffman Stadium when he took over as general manager of the Kansas City Royals, and he remembers just as vividly — nearly a decade later — how those seats filled and fans roared as the long-suffering club won…

North Korea marks 2-year anniversary of Trump-Kim summit by vowing to build up military North Korea marks 2-year anniversary of Trump-Kim summit by vowing to build up military

North Korea marks 2-year anniversary of Trump-Kim summit by vowing to build up military

By 1 week ago

North Korea is marking the two-year anniversary of the first summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump by vowing to build up its armed forces so it can “cope with the long-term military threats from the U.S.”The comments from Foreign Minister Ri Son Gwon, published in state media on Friday, come as he also said the North would…

Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens military action against South Korea, promises ‘tragic scene’ at liaison office Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens military action against South Korea, promises ‘tragic scene’ at liaison office

Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens military action against South Korea, promises ‘tragic scene’ at liaison office

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The sister of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un bashed South Korea and has threatened military action after a recent decline in relations. Kim Yo Jong took aim at the inter-Korean liaison office in the border town of Kaesong, promising a “tragic scene” after she accused Seoul of not doing enough to stop an anti-Pyongyang…

Trump made 192 false claims from May 4 through June 7 Trump made 192 false claims from May 4 through June 7

Trump made 192 false claims from May 4 through June 7

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Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump continued his bombardment of pandemic-related false claims in May and the first week of June — and, as usual, made dozens of false claims about a wide variety …

Eddie Gallagher, wife launch Pipe Hitter Foundation to support military families defending themselves in court Eddie Gallagher, wife launch Pipe Hitter Foundation to support military families defending themselves in court

Eddie Gallagher, wife launch Pipe Hitter Foundation to support military families defending themselves in court

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Former Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher and his wife have launched a nonprofit to assist military service members, first responders and their families with legal support, following his war crimes trial that was marred by missteps and prosecutorial misconduct.The Pipe Hitter Foundation will provide financial support, including legal defense funds, advocacy for its clients through the public and policymakers,…

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