Olivia Jade Giannulli speaks out for the first time about her family’s ‘big mistake’

The beauty influencer appeared on a new episode of “Red Table Talk” Tuesday, explaining that she wanted to “publicly share my experience for the first time” in a “place that feels really safe.” Jada Pinkett Smith, who hosts the Facebook Watch show with her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, and daughter, Willow Smith, said in a teaser: […]

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Six states & DC sue US Postal Service over changes as its chief insists election mail will be handled ‘securely and on time’

Several states have sued the US Postal Service and its new boss, alleging that recent service changes have harmed their ability to conduct free and fair elections. The postal chief, however, insists the vote will not be disrupted. The lawsuit against the USPS and the US Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was filed by the state […]

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Lukashenko’s offer to change Belarus’ constitution likely an attempt to buy time as opposition lacks mechanism to remove him

By Paul Robinson, a professor at the University of Ottawa. He writes about Russian and Soviet history, military history, and military ethics. If Belarus’ opposition succeeds in removing Alexander Lukashenko from the presidency, the big question is what happens next? The country lacks institutions for managing the transfer of power, working to the president’s advantage. As […]

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Colleges Plan to Reopen Campuses, but for Just Some Students at a Time

With the coronavirus still raging and the fall semester approaching, colleges and universities are telling large segments of their student populations to stay home. Those who are allowed on campus, they say, will be living in a world where parties are banned, where everyone is frequently tested for the coronavirus and — perhaps most draconian […]

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Netherlands records no virus deaths, first time since March – Times of India

THE HAGUE: Dutch health authorities on Monday reported no new deaths overnight resulting from the coronavirus pandemic for the first time since the beginning of March. Officially the Netherlands has reported 49,658 cases of infection, with 69 people testing positive over the last 24 hours. In all 6,090 people have died. “There has been no […]

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8 Minutes, 46 Seconds Became a Symbol in George Floyd’s Death. The Exact Time Is Less Clear.

MINNEAPOLIS — After prosecutors said that a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, that number became a grim symbol of police brutality. At memorials for Mr. Floyd, mourners stood in silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds. Activists have walked and run 8.46 miles in Mr. […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan airspace for 4th time in 2 weeks

A Chinese J-10 fighter jet and a Shaanxi Y-8 military transport plane had to be chased out of Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the fourth incident of its kind in two weeks, the Air Force said Wednesday (June 17). Just one day earlier, another J-10 had also crossed into Taiwan’s airspace. Each incursion […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Taiwan warns off intruding Chinese aircraft for fourth time in nine days

Taiwan jets on Wednesday again had to warn off Chinese air force aircraft that approached the island, Taiwan’s military said, the fourth such encounter in nine days as China steps up its activity near the Chinese-claimed island. The Chinese J-10, a fighter plane, and Y-8, a propeller aircraft often used for surveillance missions, entered Taiwan’s […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan airspace for 4th time in 2 weeks

A Chinese J-10 fighter jet and a Shaanxi Y-8 military transport plane had to be chased out of Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the fourth incident of its kind in two weeks, the Air Force said Wednesday (June 17). Only the previous day, another J-10 also crossed into Taiwan’s airspace, with each incursion […]

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