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Special Report: 'Death Sentence' - the hidden coronavirus toll in U.S. jails and prisons

Reuters Monday, 18 May 2020
When COVID-19 began tearing through Detroit’s county jail system in March, authorities had no diagnostic tests to gauge its spread. But the toll became clear as deaths mounted. First, one of the sheriff’s jail commanders died; then, a deputy in a medical unit.
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News video: UK coronavirus death toll nears 35,000

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Dominic Raab has announced the UK coronavirus death toll is now 34,796. The foreign secretary confirmed 100,678 tests were carried out or dispatched in the past 24 hours. His comments come as part of the daily coronavirus press briefing at 10 Downing Street. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at...

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Amazon driver in Detroit quits job on Twitter, leaves package-filled van with keys in the ignition. Here's why he did it.

The former driver's tweets and video are in stark contrast to the feel-good worker-vignettes that Amazon has been airing as TV commercials.
 

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Boston Bans Facial Recognition After Misidentification From The Technology [Video]

Boston Bans Facial Recognition After Misidentification From The Technology

The Boston City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will ban face tracking. This includes the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city officials and police. Detroit police arrested and interrogated a man after facial recognition incorrectly identified him. Local bans on facial recognition, like this Boston ordinance, will undercut big tech efforts. It will stop facial recognition acceptance and reform at the federal level.

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Human foosball: New form of soccer developed for pandemic [Video]

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A group of football-thirsty Argentinians have made an innovative return to playing after more than 100 days under suspension, with a social-distancing format locals call "human table football".In order to continue playing amid government restrictions to address Covid-19, owners of one five-a-side pitch have divided the field into 12 rectangles to mark limited areas for each player, keeping them from making physical contact.

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Texas governor issues mask order to fight COVID-19

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic ramp-up of the Republican's efforts to..
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Stigma, fears of quarantine hinder Kenya’s COVID-19 fight [Video]

Stigma, fears of quarantine hinder Kenya’s COVID-19 fight

COVID-19 testing ramps up across worst-affected parts of Kenya, but many are worried they will be forced into quarantine.

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