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Norwich player tests positive in latest Premier League coronavirus testing
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Norwich player tests positive in latest Premier League coronavirus testing

There have been eight rounds of testing in the Premier LeagueA Norwich City player is one of two people to test positive for coronavirus from the latest round of 1,200 Premier League tests.Testing took place on Thursday and Friday, with Norwich beating Spurs 2-1 in a friendly at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium also on Friday.Spurs confirmed they have no positive tests and said the Canaries player had "no close contacts" with their team.The unnamed player will now self isolate for seven days.He will now miss the restart of the Premier League campaign, which has been suspended since 13 March.The Premier League is set to resume behind closed doors on 17 June when Aston Villa host Sheffield United at 18:00 BST, with Manchester City v Arsenal at 20:15.The Canaries - six points from...
PGA Tour returns: Xander Schauffele leads with Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy in contention at Colonial
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PGA Tour returns: Xander Schauffele leads with Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy in contention at Colonial

Schauffele (right) played with McIlroy (left) during Saturday's third round at Colonial Country ClubCharles Schwab Challenge, round three leaderboard-13 X Schauffele (US); -12 G Woodland (US), J Thomas (US), B Grace (SA), C Morikawa (US), J Spieth (US)Selected: -11 Berger (US), Varner III (US), -10 P Reed (US), J Rose (Eng), R McIlroy (NI), B DeChambeau (US); -7 I Poulter (Eng); -5 M Fitzpatrick (Eng), B Koepka (US)American Xander Schauffele takes a one-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas.Schauffele birdied the last for a four-under 66 to move to 13 under and jump clear of five players on a congested leaderboard at Colonial Country Club.Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Gary Woodland and Collin Morikawa and South Africa's Branden Grac...
Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores in 4-0 win over Mallorca in La Liga
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Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores in 4-0 win over Mallorca in La Liga

Lionel Messi has 20 goals and 14 assists in La Liga this seasonBarcelona scored 66 seconds into their return to action as Lionel Messi completed a comfortable 4-0 win at Mallorca in La Liga.Arturo Vidal headed the opener and former Middlesbrough striker Martin Braithwaite added his first for the club before the break.Luis Suarez came off the bench to make his first appearance since early January and Jordi Alba made it 3-0.Lionel Messi scored his 20th league goal of the season late on.Barca are now five points clear at the top of the table, and while Real will aim to trim the gap when they face Eibar on Sunday, this performance illustrated the size of their task to chase down the leaders.The league's coronavirus suspension had given Suarez, 33, time to recover after the...
Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores in 4-0 win over Mallorca in La Liga
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Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores in 4-0 win over Mallorca in La Liga

Lionel Messi has 20 goals and 14 assists in La Liga this seasonBarcelona scored 66 seconds into their return to action as Lionel Messi completed a comfortable 4-0 win at Mallorca in La Liga.Arturo Vidal headed the opener and former Middlesbrough striker Martin Braithwaite added his first for the club before the break.Luis Suarez came off the bench to make his first appearance since early January and Jordi Alba made it 3-0.Lionel Messi scored his 20th league goal of the season late on.Barca are now five points clear at the top of the table, and while Real will aim to trim the gap when they face Eibar on Sunday, this performance illustrated the size of their task to chase down the leaders.The league's coronavirus suspension had given Suarez, 33, time to recover after the...
Researchers, politicians call for transparency in protest surveillance
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Researchers, politicians call for transparency in protest surveillance

Demonstrators gather at the Lincoln Memorial during a protest against police brutality and racism on June 6, 2020 in Washington, DC.Win McNameeThe public outcry over the death of George Floyd was sparked by cellphone footage of his brutal treatment by a white police officer who kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. But as protesters took to the streets to push for justice and police reform in the days that followed, many began to worry about how the camera was being flipped onto them.Some types of surveillance are more noticeable than others. Protesters have spotted drones flying overhead, for example, a tactic that the Customs and Border Patrol commissioner said was deployed to monitor public safety, not spy on citizens. But other types are less visible, like the body cameras wo...
Europeans sign deal for 400 million vaccine doses
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Europeans sign deal for 400 million vaccine doses

As many U.S. states continue to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some are pausing their reopenings in the face of worrisome data around new cases and hospitalizations. States like Texas, Arizona and Arkansas have seen a surge in infections, calling into question aggressive reopening strategies. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday additional lockdowns may be needed if rising infection data doesn't improve, and some researchers are warning the resurgences in some states isn't even the "second wave" that many feared — it's still just the first. This is CNBC's live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 7.7 millionGlobal deaths: At least...
Facebook is peddling ‘an addictive drug called anger’
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Facebook is peddling ‘an addictive drug called anger’

Joanna Hoffman speaks on stage at the 2016 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at the Terrenea Resort on February 2, 2016 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.Jonathan Leibson/Getty ImagesJoanna Hoffman, once a close advisor to the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has criticized leadership at Facebook for not being accountable for some of the harmful effects the social media platform has had on society. Hoffman was responding to a question, at the 2020 CogX conference on Tuesday, about the cult of leadership in the technology industry and how people can decouple ego from their work. "As I look at Facebook, for example, I keep thinking are they really that ignorant or is this motivated by something … darker than what appears?" she said on a panel with former colleagues of Apple's offshoot technology company...
Boris Johnson condemns ‘racist thuggery’ as far right and Black Lives Matter protestors clash
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Boris Johnson condemns ‘racist thuggery’ as far right and Black Lives Matter protestors clash

Activists confront police officers on Whitehall as far-right linked groups gather around London's statues on June 13, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. Following a social media post by the far-right activist known as Tommy Robinson, members of far-right linked groups have gathered around statues in London.Dan KitwoodBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned "racist thuggery" after far-right protesters clashed in London on Saturday with anti-racist demonstrators and police trying to keep the two sides apart.Fights broke out between groups outside Waterloo station, with fireworks thrown before police cordoned off areas. On a nearby bridge, stones were lobbed at police. Sporadic skirmishes continued in parts of the city centre."Racist thuggery has no place on our streets," Johnson said ...