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· Kenyan protesters set fire to police station after killing →
In March, in the first 10 days of a curfew to curb the coronavirus, at least six people were killed, according to rights group Human Rights Watch.
The Japan Times
· Arrested under new law, Hong Kong protesters get swabbed for DNA →
At least six possessed pro-democracy and independence pamphlets and poster bills that have been distributed during past demonstrations without triggering arrests, according to lawyers representing the protesters.
· Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing →
TOKYO — Japan’s disaster management agency says the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50 and at least a dozen others are still missing.
· Snap Shot: Pagan's Paddock full of horses with names to remember →
It turns out Pagan received more than one phone call in the lead-up to the race from former players he coached, wondering less about the horse's chances than who the horse was named after.
· Venture Firms Say We Didn’t Seek Bailouts Despite What Data Show →
In at least one case, Andreessen Horowitz’s, the loan in question -- for between $350,000 and $1 million -- went to a portfolio company for which Andreessen is the beneficial owner, according to a spokeswoman for the bank that handled the loan application.
· Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass →
At least four Major League Soccer teams tapped the PPP program, according to the data: D.C. United and Inter Miami were approved for loans in the $1 million to $2 million range, while Orlando City and the Seattle Sounders each applied for between $2 million and $5 million.
· Tesla’s Valuation Increases by $40B+ in Biggest Day Ever →
With another $60 added in after-hours trading, TSLA's market cap has risen by more than $40 billion in less than one day to a total valuation just above $265B.
· Sports prepare for return, but virus doubts persist →
Dallas FC were later withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament altogether, less than 48 hours before it kicks off on Wednesday.
The New York Times
· Frat House Request →
Or at least something like it.
The Japan Times
· New rules: International students must leave U.S. if classes go online →
Under the updated rules, international students must take at least some of their classes in person.