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Premier League plans restart on 17 June with Manchester City v Arsenal | Football

The Premier League looks set to resume on 17 June, three months after it was forced into hiatus by the Covid-19 pandemic. Clubs agreed the date at a shareholders’ meeting on Thursday, although it remains provisional: the league must wait for, and then implement, government guidance on staging matches safely behind closed doors before any plans can be completed. It must also hope players and staff – and perhaps the public …

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My community loved Dad until he retired from football and needed a job | Sorrell Ashby for IndigenousX | Opinion

My dad and his family grew up in a tin humpy on the banks of the Namoi River in Walgett, New South Wales. My grandmother worked on a station, raising the station manager’s children, and never received her pay during her lifetime. Growing up my father was denied an education and instead given a football; …

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Orthodox Jews say they’re scapegoats in coronavirus crisis

Orthodox and Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say the coronavirus has led to increased hatred toward their community.  While community leaders in Rockland County say they have gone above and beyond to spread social distancing messaging, they say that all Jews are being blamed for the non-compliance of some who don’t comply.  The …

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Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets as protests flare in financial heart

A riot police officer fires his weapon during a protest in Central Government Complex as a second reading of a controversial national anthem law takes place in Hong Kong, China May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong riot police fired pepper pellets on Wednesday to disperse protesters in the heart of …

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RCMP officer asked to leave N.W.T. community after past sexual assault comes to light

The chief of Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., says an RCMP officer was asked to leave the community earlier this month after it came to light that the constable had pleaded guilty to sexual assault four years ago. Chief Danny Masuzumi told CBC News on Monday that Const. Randy McKay was sent out of Fort Good …

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