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Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

Osaka keen to spread awareness about racial injustice

Published 01/09/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan’s Naomi Osaka says she wants to spread awareness about racial injustice after the former U.S. Open champion walked onto court [more…]

Federal agencies to investigate ‘left-wing civil unrest’: Trump

Federal agencies to investigate ‘left-wing civil unrest’: Trump

Published 01/09/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security are setting up a joint operations center to investigate “left-wing civil unrest,” President Donald [more…]

Unilever to rename German ‘gypsy sauce’ after complaints

Unilever to rename German ‘gypsy sauce’ after complaints

Published 16/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Unilever’s (ULVR.L) German food company Knorr will rename its popular “Zigeuner” - or gypsy - sauce as Hungarian-style paprika sauce after complaints [more…]

Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

Published 06/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Misan Harriman hopes to encourage employers to cast the recruitment net more widely with his Vogue cover portrait of influential Black activists [more…]

Republican Senator Tom Cotton calls slavery ‘necessary evil’

Republican Senator Tom Cotton calls slavery ‘necessary evil’

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Tom Cotton described slavery as “a necessary evil” in a published attack on a New York Times initiative to [more…]

Seattle Black Lives Matter clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 police injured

Seattle Black Lives Matter clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 police injured

Published 26/07/2020

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Dozens were arrested and many police injured in clashes around Seattle’s biggest Black Lives Matter protest in weeks on Saturday, police said, [more…]

U.S. charges 18 Portland protesters as it sends tactical police to Seattle

U.S. charges 18 Portland protesters as it sends tactical police to Seattle

Published 26/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Friday unveiled charges against 18 Portland, Oregon protesters ranging from assaulting police to arson and trespassing, a day after the [more…]

UK rapper Wiley faces police probe over accusations of anti-Semitism

UK rapper Wiley faces police probe over accusations of anti-Semitism

Published 25/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British rap artist Wiley is facing a police investigation after a string of anti-Semitic comments appeared on his social media accounts, prompting [more…]

Solar powered cars set off for Australia’s outback race

Solar powered cars set off for Australia’s outback race

Published 15/10/2019

(Refile changes to biennial from biannual in paragraph 2) MELBOURNE (Reuters) - More than 40 racing teams from 21 countries left Darwin on Sunday to [more…]

Higher education doesn’t protect equally against secondhand smoke

Higher education doesn’t protect equally against secondhand smoke

Published 30/08/2019

Higher levels of education promote health by helping people avoid many environmental health risks, but this benefit may not extend equally to all races and [more…]