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‘Enhance solidarity’ to fight COVID-19, Chinese President urges, also pledges carbon neutrality by 2060

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The Chinese President Xi Jinping called for enhanced international solidarity to fight the coronavirus on Tuesday during his UN General Assembly address, declaring that his country would aim to become carbon neutral, in the wider battle against climate change, by 2060. 

Jamal Murray Isn’t The New Steph Curry, But He Might Be Close – FiveThirtyEight

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Steph Curry indisputably accelerated a revolution during his first MVP campaign and title run with the Golden State Warriors in 2014-15. Since that season, defenses have adapted, lineups have shifted and coaches have given the green light to more and more 3-point shots. Because of this, it’s hard to compare Curry to any players that have come along since. But...

Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as Trump's favorite – CNN

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Trump has not finalized his decision, and with days to go until he announces his pick on Saturday, his thinking could change. The White House is currently working to schedule a meeting between Trump and Judge Barbara Lagoa while he's in the Miami area Friday, two sources tell CNN. Lagoa is one of five female candidates the President is considering as...

Look at both ‘full and empty parts’ of global glass, Turkey urges Member States

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Speaking on the first day of the UN High-level General Debate, the President of Turkey stressed the need to “accurately and sincerely evaluate” what is happening in the world today.

Amazon Prime Day will begin October 13th, multiple sources say – The Verge

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An internal Amazon email seen by The Verge confirms that its Prime Day shopping event will take place October 13th and 14th, and that the company will make an official announcement September 27th. In a separate internal email, Amazon warehouse workers were told no new vacation requests would be accepted between October 13th and October 20th, which suggests that...

Louisville under state of emergency as city braces for Breonna Taylor decision – NBC News

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer signed an executive order Tuesday that places the city under a state of emergency as Louisville awaits a grand jury decision in the case of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who died in a police raid at her apartment this year. Fischer's order would allow him to impose a curfew and a variety of other...

Debate organizers reveal 6 topics for first Trump-Biden showdown – POLITICO

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the Democratic presidential primary debate at Drake University on Jan. 14 in Des Moines, Iowa. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Debate organizers have decided the six debate topics for next week’s showdown between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. According to a person familiar with the planning, the 90-minute debate will be...

Xbox’s Bethesda acquisition is evidence of blockbuster gaming’s volatility – VentureBeat

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Microsoft’s Xbox gaming division is acquiring The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim publisher Bethesda for $7.5 billion. And it’s difficult to overstate how much this changes gaming. The easiest way for me to think about this is that Xbox just bought one of the only other companies that actually has a major media presentation during E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo...

Unlike neoliberalism, coronavirus does not favour ‘richest one per cent’, Cuban President tells world leaders

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Faced with a global pandemic that has infected millions, killed thousands, forced borders to close, upended economies, and drastically changed lives, the world today needs the United Nations today as much as it did 75 years ago, the President of Cuba underlined on Tuesday. 

As US neared 200,000 Covid deaths, Trump claimed it “affects virtually nobody” – Vox.com

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Instead of taking a moment to grieve the nearly 200,000 Americans who were confirmed to have died from Covid-19 as of his rally Monday evening in Swanton, Ohio, President Donald Trump erased them. “It affects virtually nobody,” Trump said of the coronavirus. “It’s an amazing thing.” By Tuesday morning, the disease had officially had killed 200,000 people in the US —...