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Oxford College Wishes To Remove Cecil Rhodes Statue

(CNN) - The UK’s prestigious Oxford University has expressed their wish for the Cecil Rhodes statue to be removed. This comes after multiple protests and years of student campaigns. Cecil Rhodes was a leader in British imperialism in the…

Mexico Tops 150,000 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

(CNN) - Mexico has surpassed 150,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus. The country's health authorities announced Monday that 150,264 people have tested positive for the virus nationwide. Of those, over 20,000 are active cases;  according to the health Ministry. Mexico…

COVID: Global Case Count Hits 8 Million

(CNN) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the globe now stands at over 8-million. That's according to Johns Hopkins University's tally. Globally, the death toll is over 435,000. And while many countries around the world are easing…

Hello Kitty Chief Handing Over Biz To Grandson

(CNN) - The lovable white furball Hello Kitty is getting a new boss. The founder and EO of the company that created the feline superstar is stepping aside after 60 years. Shintaro Tsuji will retire as Sanrio’s chief executive…

Shootings In Rio De Janeiro Fall During Quarantine

(CNN) - Rio de Janeiro saw a dramatic decrease in shootings over the past three months, since coronavirus restrictions were imposed. A digital watchdog group which monitors armed violence in Brazil's second largest city found a 36% drop in…

UK Death Toll Lowest Since Beginning Of Lockdown

(CNN) - The UK recorded 36 deaths due to COVID-19 on Sunday. The lowest number since the country was placed under lockdown in March. The total number of UK deaths is now 41,698. 144,865 tests were conducted on Saturday,…

WHO Says Pandemic Accelerating In Africa

(CNN) - The number of coronavirus cases in Africa has doubled in 19-days and that rise has the World Health Organization concerned. The director of WHO Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, says the pandemic is accelerating on the continent with hotspots…

China: Beijing Reports First New Case In 56 Days

(CNN) - Beijing's Municipal Health Commission has reported its first positive COVID-19 case in nearly two months. Chinese news agency CGTN announced that this was the first case in Beijing for 56 days. According to information provided during the…

Mumbai Now Has More Cases Than Wuhan China

(CNN) - Public health officials in Mumbai, India have officially reported more positive cases of COVID-19 than Wuhan, China. The original epicenter of the deadly coronavirus. As of June 9th, 50, 878 positive cases had been reported in Mumbai;…

Peru Surpasses 200K Confirmed Cases

(CNN) - Peru has surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to numbers released by the country's health ministry on Tuesday. Peru reported 4,040 new cases bringing the country's total to 203,736. It is the second highest number of…