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In Singapore, gay pride goes online

Instead of making a political statement in varying hues of pink, few Singaporeans attended small group gatherings in pink t-shirts.

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Despite a few bumps, NYC is social distancing more than not

Pavement Pieces found that the daily social distancing related complaint numbers were lower in the reopening, compared with the period of lockdown.

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Babies amongst the opioid crisis

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is the fate of many babies born addicted to opioids.

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Experts say ISIS exploits chaos of global pandemic to rebuild

 Ever since the coronavirus pandemic started in late 2019, ISIS has been using the crisis to gather its fighters in Syria and Iraq and reorganize to become stronger.

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NYC’s city hall is “occupied”

They say they are not leaving until June 30th.

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The daily boom of fireworks startles New Yorkers

 The persisting fireworks have prompted several theories on social media about their origin and purpose.

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Sierra Leone activists protests the rape and killing of a 5-year-old U.S. Citizen in Freetown

The death of Kadija has sparked protests across the country’s capital as activists are calling on the government to be clamp down on fighting rape against girls and women.

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Venezuelan government leaves residents stranded in U.S. during pandemic

Venezuela’s airspace is closed to foreign and domestic flights, following direct orders from Maduro’s administration. Since then, they have sent monthly announcements extending the restriction. 

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Vulnerable communities fear eviction as COVID-19 rent morotorium comes to an end

Forty five percent of LatinX and Black tenants reported to have no confidence in being able to pay June's rent.

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Beijing is China’s new epicenter for the coronavirus

The outbreak is believed to have stemmed from Xinfadi, a food market in Fengtai district, Beijing.