New York Daily News: BTS angers Chinese with Korean War diss, Samsung yanks online merch

South Korean K-pop boy band BTS seems to have stepped in it – internationally, that is. After winning an award celebrating cooperation between the U.S. and South Korea, band leader RM lauded the sacrifices both nations had made during the Korean War – but with no mention of China or North Korea. In response brands doing business in China are pulling BTS references from their virtual shelves and social media platforms online.

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New York Daily News: Mask mandates can cut coronavirus transmission nearly in half: study

A new study out of Canada adds to the evidence that mandating facial coverings can go a long way in preventing the spread of coronavirus.

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brooklyn | New York Post: De Blasio says NYC entering ‘crucial’ week in coronavirus fight

New York City is entering a “crucial” week in its fight against the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday, amid a resurgence of the bug in swaths of Brooklyn and Queens. The mayor said he hoped the new state-ordered restrictions, enforcement of the rules and neighborhood compliance would help to squash the spike in…

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Brooklyn Food from Michael_Novakhov (10 sites): “Brooklyn Food” – Google News: Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Tracker – The New York Times

Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Tracker  The New York Times

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“Borough Park Brooklyn” – Google News: De Blasio Backs Coronavirus Protests Crack Down Measures – Spectrum News NY1

De Blasio Backs Coronavirus Protests Crack Down Measures  Spectrum News NY1

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New York Daily News: Johnson & Johnson vaccine trial halted by participant’s illness

Johnson & Johnson has paused its COVID-19 vaccine study because one of its participants was taken ill.

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“Brooklyn NY” – Google News: Brooklyn bishop says diocese not deterred by ruling against temporary stay – The Pilot

Brooklyn bishop says diocese not deterred by ruling against temporary stay  The Pilot

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brooklyn | New York Post: We shouldn’t have to sue Gov. Cuomo to reopen our churches

Last week, the Diocese of Brooklyn, which I lead, filed a lawsuit in federal court, asking for relief from restrictions placed on churches, even though they haven’t contributed to the recent COVID-19 spikes. In doing so, we are taking a stand for religious liberty and against irrational and arbitrary lockdown measures. Last Sunday, we had…

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New York Daily News: Trump says he wants to ‘kiss everyone’ during unhinged first rally since COVID-19 diagnosis

Love is in the air — and so is COVID-19.

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“Brooklyn NY” – Google News: Burlington County man charged with robbery after fatal Atlantic City stabbing – Press of Atlantic City

Burlington County man charged with robbery after fatal Atlantic City stabbing  Press of Atlantic City

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