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USMCA trade pact, Facebook audit, Ivy League sports: 5 things you need to know Wednesday

USATODAY.com Wednesday, 8 July 2020
President Trump and Mexico's president will celebrate the trade deal, Facebook's civil rights audit comes out and more news to start your Wednesday.
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Facebook's decisions to allow controversial posts by President Donald Trump established a "terrible precedent" that could allow the platform to be "weaponized to suppress voting," according to an external civil rights audit released on Wednesday. Conway G. Gittens has more.

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Trump orders bans on China's TikTok, WeChat [Video]

Trump orders bans on China's TikTok, WeChat

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled sweeping bans on Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing. Gloria Tso reports.N

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World stocks end four-day winning streak

World stocks ended four days of gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump cranked up simmering tensions with China by banning U.S. transactions with two popular Chinese apps, Tencent's WeChat and ByteDance's TikTok. Ciara Lee reports

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LeBron James Reacts to Donald Trump’s Criticism of Kneeling NBA Players [Video]

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A reporter recently asked James to respond to President Trump’s criticism of NBA players kneeling during the national anthem.

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Government’s plan for jobs aims to give public ‘fresh hope’

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said that the government’s plan for jobs aims to give the British public “new opportunities and fresh hope during an unquestionably difficult time”. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Sunak asked whether France could be next on quarantine list [Video]

Sunak asked whether France could be next on quarantine list

Rishi Sunak has said that the government “keep everything under constant review” when asked whether France could be added to the UK’s quarantine list. France has seen a spike in coronavirus cases in recent days, with new infections reaching a two-month high. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Video of Trump Saying Kids Are 'Nearly Immune' to COVID-19 Removed From Social Media [Video]

Video of Trump Saying Kids Are 'Nearly Immune' to COVID-19 Removed From Social Media

The president shared the video on his Twitter account and Facebook page.

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Sunak: ‘We all want to see these crossings reduced’ [Video]

Sunak: ‘We all want to see these crossings reduced’

Rishi Sunak has said that he “sympathises with people’s frustrations” at seeing migrant boats crossing the English Channel. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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The Queen and Prince Philip - An Enduring Royal Romance [Video]

The Queen and Prince Philip - An Enduring Royal Romance

The Queen and Prince Philip have been married over 70 years. Their enduring royal romance, built on love, respect and duty has stood the test of time. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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An Ivy League School Will Teach You How To Live A Happy Life--For Free [Video]

An Ivy League School Will Teach You How To Live A Happy Life--For Free

The University of Pennsylvania is an Ivy League school and is one of the oldest higher learning institutions in the United States. Now, it's offering learners the chance to access both the theoretical knowledge and practical tools to live a happier and more fulfilled life. What's more, Business Insider reports UPenn is doing it for free! The university is offering a series of five courses about positive psychology on Coursera. Anyone can take it and it's free to audit.

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Ivy League Cancel Sports Until January [Video]

Ivy League Cancel Sports Until January

Ivy League school officials have said all sports are canceled until at least January. The move to scrap games and matches in the fall is due to coronavirus realities. It would be a challenge but the Ivy League could also move its football season to the spring of 2021. “You can’t move all the sports to the spring; the logistics don’t work." A spokesperson for The Ivy League Football, soccer, basketball, and cross country are all affected, reports Huffpo.

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