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Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

Black Americans are gathering today to mark the anniversary of an emancipation that came two and a half years late — liberty that many say feels like it never came at all.

Juneteenth in Tulsa: freedom still a distant, delayed dream for Black America

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is "very disappointed" that China charged two Canadians who have been detained in China for 18 months.

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

Calls for Romania's president to reject gender studies ban

Calls for Romania's president to reject gender studies ban

Dozens of protesters gathered Thursday in Romania's capital to express their opposition to a law banning the teaching of gender studies in the country’s schools and universities.

Calls for Romania's president to reject gender studies ban

Decline in new US virus deaths may be temporary reprieve

Decline in new US virus deaths may be temporary reprieve

The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. has fallen in recent weeks to the lowest level since late March, even as states increasingly reopen for business. But scientists are deeply afraid the trend may be about to reverse itself.

Decline in new US virus deaths may be temporary reprieve

Lawyers, prosecutors in Patrik Mathews white-supremacy case seek extension

Lawyers, prosecutors in Patrik Mathews white-supremacy case seek extension

Federal prosecutors in Maryland are asking a judge for more time to prepare the "complex case" against three men, including a former Canadian Forces reservist, at the centre of an alleged white-supremacist plot to trigger a race war in the United States.

Lawyers, prosecutors in Patrik Mathews white-supremacy case seek extension

Many small businesses say loans won't get them to rehire

Many small businesses say loans won't get them to rehire

 

 

WASHINGTON - Some small businesses that obtained a highly-coveted government loan say they won’t be able to use it to bring all their laid-off workers back, even though that is exactly what the program was designed to do.

 

Many small businesses say loans won't get them to rehire