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Israeli plan for West Bank university fuels boycott debate in British academia

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Israeli plan for West Bank university fuels boycott debate in British academia

Relations between Israel and one of its closest European allies dipped this week when Britain joined Washington and the European Union in trying to stave off a unilateral strike by Israel against Iran’s nuclear program. But it isn’t just Iran that is straining Israeli-British ties. In less-noticed…

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Trump promises to sign Executive Order today to punish Facebook and Twitter after he was fact-checked on two tweets

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President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order in retribution for Twitter appending a "get the facts" label on two of his tweets that were not only false but designed to suppress the vote. On Wednesday Trump responded to the new labels by tweeting, “Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices,” which is false, and promising tech companies he would “strongly regulate, or close them down."

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Here’s a major risk for coronavirus spread that everyone seems to be overlooking

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A public health expert warned that the coronavirus can linger in the air and infect others.

Joseph Allen, director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the World Health Organization are overlooking airborne transmission and focusing instead on COVID-19's spread through droplets and surfaces.

"This is why you clean and disinfect surfaces, but they've ignored airborne transmission," Allen said.

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High school wrestling coach posted photo that mocked George Floyd’s death — but insists ‘I’m not a racist’

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A high school wrestling coach in the town of Spanaway, Washington drew criticism this week after he wrote a Facebook post that mocked the death of George Floyd and defended the police officers involved in the tragedy.

Local news station KOMO reports that wrestling coach Dave Hollenbeck this week posted a photo of himself smiling and giving a thumbs-up signal while another person put their knee on the back of his neck -- a clear reference to the video showing a police officer with his knee on George Floyd's neck shortly before he died.

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