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Colgate is selling ‘Black Person Toothpaste’ in China. Now it’s under review

CNN Business: Colgate has announced a review of its toothpaste brand Darlie, which once featured a smiling White man in blackface, as companies around the world reconsider their use of racist stereotypes...

Trump’s Bid To End Immigration Policy Deemed ‘Unlawful’

BBC News:- The US Supreme Court has ruled against President Donald Trump's bid to end a major programme that protects young immigrants from deportation. The justices upheld lower court rulings that found his...

Honduran President, Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AFP) — The Honduran president has said he and his wife have tested positive for coronavirus. The Latin American nation has registered just under 10,000 COVID-19 infections, according to the...

The Aunt Jemima Brand, Acknowledging Its Racist Past, Will Be Retired

CNN:- Quaker Oats is retiring the more than 130-year-old Aunt Jemima brand and logo, acknowledging its origins are based on a racial stereotype. "As we work to make progress toward racial equality through...

Black Officer Who Intervened When White Cop Had Suspect in a Chokehold Fired

CNN:- Officials in Buffalo, New York, want an investigation into the firing of a black police officer who intervened when a white colleague had a suspect in a chokehold. The incident happened...

Study Warns That Flushing Toilet May Spread Coronavirus

Sky News:- Flushing the toilet can create an aerosol cloud of coronavirus droplets more than a metre high which can be inhaled by others, spreading the infection, new research warns. Physicists specialising in...

UK Experts Hail Major Breakthrough In Fight Against COVID-19

BBC News:- A cheap and widely available drug can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus. The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the...

WhatsApp Launches First Digital Payments Option

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook on Monday added a digital payments feature to its WhatsApp messaging service, starting in Brazil but with an eye to expanding around the world. WhatsApp users in Brazil can use...

$191,000 Of Gold Bars Left On Swiss Train

CNN:- Swiss police are looking for a forgetful individual who left something rather important on a train -- a package full of gold bars, worth more than $190,000. The parcel containing the gold...

Black Protester Carries Injured White Man Through Angry Crowd

Stock Press News:- A Black Lives Matter protester slung an injured white counter-protester over his shoulder to carry him to safety during otherwise violent clashes between the rival groups that rocked...

Man In UK Jailed After Urinating Near Memorial

Sky News:- A man has been sentenced to two weeks in prison after he was photographed urinating next to the memorial to PC Keith Palmer in London. Andrew Banks, 28, of Stansted, Essex,...

New Covid-19 Cluster Sends Shock Waves Throughout China

CNN:- Beijing is reintroducing strict lockdown measures and rolling out mass testing after a fresh cluster of novel coronavirus cases emerged from the city's largest wholesale food market, sparking fears of...

Brazil: Drug cartels go from running drugs to pushing medication

CNN: Coronavirus rages on the edges of Rio de Janeiro -- in the hills and slums run by drug gangs, where police dare not go unless on an armed raid. Absent of help...

Atlanta’s Police Chief Resigns Over Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

BBC News:- Atlanta's Police Chief has resigned after the fatal shooting of an African-American who had fallen asleep in his car at a drive-through restaurant. Rayshard Brooks, 27, was shot by a police...

French Police Clash With Anti-Racism Activists

BBC News:- French police have clashed with activists protesting in Paris against racism and alleged police brutality. Police used tear gas against stone-throwing protesters who tried to hold a march that was banned. The...

Canada Indigenous Chief Allan Adam Battered During Arrest

BBC News:- Video of an indigenous chief's violent arrest has shocked Canada, turning a spotlight on systemic racism in the country's police force. The footage shows Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam...

Over 800 Die Of COVID-19 In US In 24 hours

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States has recorded another 839 coronavirus-related fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's death toll to 114,613, according to a tally Friday...

Ex-Cop Charged With Killing George Floyd Eligible For Over $1M In Pension

CNN:- Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin could receive more than $1 million in pension benefits during his retirement years even if he is convicted of killing George Floyd. Chauvin has been the...

French Police Dump Handcuffs In Protest

BBC News:- Angry police across France have thrown their handcuffs on the ground as they feel "insulted" by claims that they tolerate brutality and racism. Protesting police also drove in convoy down the...

Belgian Prince Fined For Breaking COVID-19 Lockdown Rules

Sky News:- A Belgian prince who broke lockdown rules when he attended a party in Spain has been fined €10,400 (£9,322), according to a Spanish government official. Prince Joachim, 28, who is the...

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