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The European Commission launched new legal action against Britain on Wednesday

Accusing London of putting peace in Northern Ireland at risk by trying to overhaul the post-Brexit trade deal. “The UK government tabled legislation confirming its intention to unilaterally break international law,” EU commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said. “More precisely to break an agreement that protects peace and stability in Northern Ireland,” he said. “Opening the […]

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UK lawmakers approve investigation into whether Johnson lied to parliament

Lawmakers approved a motion calling for a parliamentary committee to determine whether Johnson’s denials of rule-breaking amounted to a contempt of the House of Commons in light of his subsequent police fine for breaching regulations. The motion was passed without any opposition after the government abandoned an earlier attempt to delay any decision on whether or

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Brexit Party leader responds to critics who claim he broke quarantine

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage responded to social media critics who accused him of breaking UK quarantine rules, after he posted a photo of himself drinking at a pub Saturday following a recent trip to the US to attend a Trump rally. In a tweet, Farage said: “To all those screaming and shouting about me going

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UK Inflation Reaches Four-Year Low On Virus Lockdown

Analysts said the data, along with recent figures showing a surge in UK unemployment and a massive contraction in the country’s economic output, meant the Bank of England was certain to pump billions more pounds into the economy under so-called quantitative easing (QE). The Consumer Prices Index annual inflation rate slumped to 0.5 percent last

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What the protests look like tonight in New York and Los Angeles

In New York City, the mood was light today after Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted in the morning that the city’s curfew was lifted, effective immediately. Protesters still took to the streets; in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, about 4,000 to 5,000 gathered to demonstrate. Things remained peaceful all day, said CNN Correspondent Bill Weir, adding that he had been “listening to police scanners all

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Protester in New York: “We do not have to let systemic racism win anymore”

In New York, protesters were still out in big crowds even after the citywide curfew kicked in. “Listen, we are a peaceful protest. There’s no reason that we should be arrested for being outside peacefully,” one protester named Paris told CNN Correspondent Bill Weir in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. “You see no looting, you see no

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This retired farmer who mailed Andrew Cuomo an N-95 mask has been given an honorary degree

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York held up a letter and N-95 mask sent to him by a retired Kansas farmer, he called it humanity at its best. “If you could, would you please give this mask to a nurse or doctor in your state?” read the March letter from Dennis Ruhnke. I received this letter

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City workers must wear face coverings starting Monday in New York City

Starting Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is requiring all city workers who come in contact with the public while on duty to wear face coverings. De Blasio said the city has already provided 1.4 million face coverings to city workers and will provide more as necessary. Addressing the economic hardship that the

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These Boston health care workers supported their New York counterparts by sending them meals during the coronavirus fight

The nurses at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital watched anxiously as their New York counterparts struggled with overwhelming torrents of patients. The Big Apple had just become the country’s epicenter for the coronavirus pandemic. “We just had this helpless feeling and we wanted to do something for them,” Lisa MacGregor, a nurse at Brigham, told

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