“Despite” in the news

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Seeking Alpha
· 80% Returns And A Fair Valuation Forced A Sell On Bridgemarq  
When we last covered Bridgemarq Real Estate Services (OTCPK:BREUF), we took a bullish stance despite what appeared to be cataclysmic headwinds in the face of COVID-19.
CNA
· Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as COVID-19 kills 'one Brazilian per minute'  
Asked about efforts to loosen social distancing orders in Brazil despite rising daily death rates and diagnoses, World Health Organization (WHO) spokeswoman Margaret Harris said a key criteria for lifting lockdowns was slowing transmission.
Malay Mail
· Iran FM throws ball back in Trump’s court on nuclear deal  
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded to Trump on Twitter yesterday, saying, “We achieved humanitarian swap despite your subordinates’ efforts”.
The Age
· Defiant Washington DC mayor has 'Black Lives Matter' painted on street near White House  
Despite the improvement overall in Friday's jobs report, unemployment among African Americans was higher in May than in April, a statistic that critics were certain to cite as underscoring racial disparities in American society.
FRANCE 24
· French forces kill leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb  
Despite the presence of thousands of French and UN troops, the conflict has engulfed the centre of the country and spread to neighbouring Burkina Faso and Niger.
Malay Mail
· Singapore must prevent a ‘Covid Generation’ as world takes long road to recovery, says DPM Heng  
However, despite the best efforts of the Government and businesses, “we cannot possibly save every job”, as many sectors were already facing disruption before Covid-19, Heng said.
FRANCE 24
· COVID-19 research scandal: Unwanted diversion during pandemic  
This is despite the fact that even without The Lancet paper, evidence has been building against hydroxychloroquine's use against COVID-19.
The New York Times
· D.C.’s Mayor Fights for Control of Her City at Trump’s Front Door  
The classification meant Washington received only about $500 million, compared with a minimum of $1.25 billion allocated to each state, despite Washington’s being harder hit by the virus than most states.
The New York Times
· View Pictures of the George Floyd Protests Nationwide  
In Brooklyn and Detroit, protests ended peacefully despite extending past curfews.
Seeking Alpha
· Torex Gold Is Golden  
But there is one stock that I feel is good buy despite this run up.