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Top journals raise concerns about data in two studies related to Covid-19

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Jun 3, 2020

Two of the world’s leading medical journals on Tuesday expressed concern about potential flaws in the data produced by a small company to draw major conclusions about Covid-19 — that certain heart drugs are safe, and that the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine is not. The latter finding led to the pause of an important study of… […]

Paris police brutality protest turns violent

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Jun 3, 2020

Several thousand people defied a coronavirus-related ban on protests to pay homage to George Floyd and Adama Traore, a French Black man who died in police custody. Tear gas choked Paris streets as riot police faced off with protesters setting fires amid growing global outrage over Floyd’s death in the United States, racial injustice and… […]

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Attorney General Barr ordered authorities to clear protesters near White House, DOJ official says

Jun 3, 2020

Washington (CNN)Attorney General William Barr on Monday evening ordered authorities to clear a crowd of protesters that had gathered near the White House, according to a Justice Department official, minutes ahead of President Donald Trump’s televised address from the Rose Garden.Barr and other top officials from agencies responsible for securing the White House had previously… […]

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Louisville, Kentucky, police chief fired after protest shooting death

Jun 2, 2020

(CNN)The police chief of Louisville, Kentucky, has been fired after officials discovered two police officers involved in fatal shooting of a man during a protest over George Floyd’s death had not activated their body cameras. “This type of institutional failure will not be tolerated,” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said on Monday. “Accordingly, I have relieved… […]