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What does a post-COVID restaurant look like? Dining experience might lose appeal

Dining with your closest friends in a Plexiglas bubble, or grabbing a solo bite on a "bumper table" encircled by a large rubber tube, restaurants are trying to find creative ways to keep their customers safe -- and physically distant -- as they reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Celebs take to streets for historic demonstrations

Jamie Foxx stood shoulder-to-shoulder with activists in Minneapolis, proclaiming that "we're not afraid of the moment." In Los Angeles, pop star Halsey and Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson were hit with rubber bullets during a tense stand-off. And in Chicago, John Cusack was filming a burning car when officers rushed up to him and began screaming at him to leave, and he says, hitting his bike.
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The sixth mass extinction is not a worry for the future. It's happening now, much faster than previously expected, and it's entirely our fault, according to a study published Monday.
Humans have already wiped out hundreds of species and pushed many more to the brink of extinction through wildlife trade, pollution, habitat loss and the use of toxic substances.
 

Bangladesh confirms 1st death of Rohingya from coronavirus

DHAKA, BANGLADESH -- Authorities in Bangladesh have confirmed the first death of a Rohingya refugee from the coronavirus, as infections rise in sprawling camps where more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims have been living since fleeing from neighbouring Myanmar.
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Black and Asian people in England are up to 50 per cent more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports that indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus.
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Bell Canada signs 5G network equipment deal with Ericsson

MONTREAL -- Bell Canada says it has chosen Ericsson as a supplier of radio access network equipment for its national 5G wireless network.
Ericsson, which is already is a supplier of 4G LTE wireless and other technology to the company, will also support Bell's rollout of 5G-enhanced wireless home internet service.
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Energy and financials boost S&P/TSX composite, loonie heads higher

TORONTO -- The financial and energy sectors helped lift Canada's main stock index in early trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.
The S&P/TSX composite index was up 96.00 points at 15,332.21.
In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 101.67 points at 25,576.69.
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'Welcome Back!' Several famed museums reopen across Europe

AMSTERDAM -- In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with the Pearl Earring can once again startle and entice visitors. Down in Spain, the rusty maze of steel sheets by Richard Serra is a wonderland anew for art lovers.
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Biden to hit Trump as more focused on 'power than principle'

PHILADELPHIA -- Joe Biden plans to blister U.S. President Donald Trump for directing authorities to drive back peaceful protesters outside the White House "in order to stage a photo op," saying Tuesday that the commander in chief "is more interested in power than in principle.
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Austria to redesign Hitler's birthplace as police station

VIENNA -- Austrian authorities have presented the winning plan to redesign the house where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889, turning it into a police station and trying to make it unattractive as a pilgrimage site for people who glorify the Nazi dictator.
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Bell selects Ericsson, not Huawei, to build 5G cellular network

BCE Inc. has decided to partner with Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson to build its 5G network in Canada.
The Montreal-based telecom firm said in a press release Tuesday that it will use Ericsson equipment to build its next generation cellular network, known as 5G.
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What is Antifa?

As protests over George Floyd's death spread across the country, officials have blamed the violent nature of some demonstrations on members of a controversial group known as Antifa.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said the United States would designate Antifa a terrorist organization, though the federal government has no legal authority to label a wholly domestic group the way it designates foreign terrorist organizations.
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