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Easter tornadoes in Deep South cause multiple deaths

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An Easter storm system that brought tornadoes to Mississippi and Louisiana caused multiple fatalities.
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Artist Creates A Quirky Face Mask Every Day During Lockdown [Video]

Artist Creates A Quirky Face Mask Every Day During Lockdown

Australian artist Matthias Kretschmer has challenged himself to make an eye-catching face mask every day in lockdown. The creative says he did not want to put his brush down during the pandemic but instead begin “to implement the current events and impressions of the corona crisis in terms of design”. He began when masks became a requirement in supermarkets in his country on April 6. Kretscher's says his masks are inspired by the daily events surrounding the crisis, as well as special days such as Easter. Matthias says “it is a challenge for yourself to master the entire corona crisis seriously, but with a little humour".

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Opera star sings from an empty Albert Hall on VE Day [Video]

Opera star sings from an empty Albert Hall on VE Day

Katherine Jenkins sang a moving version of "We'll Meet Again" with Dame Vera Lynn from an empty Royal Albert Hall on Friday evening (May 8), as locked-down Britain marked the 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe" Day.

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Small plane lands amid Louisiana traffic

A Louisiana pilot experiencing engine trouble makes a safe emergency landing on a highway. (July 3)
 

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I run a Louisiana abortion clinic. Despite Supreme Court win, I'm nervous for our future.

States have passed hundreds of anti-abortion laws in the last few years. At the Supreme Court, we were successful in striking down just one.

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Should Bars Reopen? [Video]

Should Bars Reopen?

The U.S. national tally of COVID-19 cases stands at more than 2.4 million with nearly 125, 000 deaths. According to Gizmodo, a spike in cases happened when a number of states decided to reopen. Now states like Florida and Texas are reclosing bars or banning the consumption of alcohol at its bars. Kaiser Health News reported that bars in Idaho, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida are linked to coronavirus outbreaks.

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Former Mississippi flag lowered at State Capitol [Video]

Former Mississippi flag lowered at State Capitol

The former Mississippi state flag bearing a Confederate emblem on Wednesday was lowered outside of the State Capitol building in Jackson, a day after Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law that replaces the flag.

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Mississippi gov. retires confederate-themed flag

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill that retires the last state flag bearing the Confederate battle emblem. Amid international protests over racial..
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Here's the latest for Wednesday July 1st: NYC Council votes to shift funds from NYPD; Hickenlooper wins Colorado Democratic Senate primary; Wildfire in southern..
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Mississippi governor signs bill removing state flag with Confederate emblem

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law on Tuesday that replaces the current state flag bearing a Confederate..
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Mississippi officially drops Confederate-themed flag [Video]

Mississippi officially drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi has officially retired the last state flag in the US with the Confederate battle emblem.Republican governor Tate Reeves signed the historic bill on Tuesday at the Governor's Mansion, immediately removing official status for the 126-year-old banner that has been a source of division for generations.“This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead our Mississippi family to come together, to be reconciled and to move on," Mr Reeves said just before the signing.

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