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Man stabs Apple Store security guard over mask dispute in New York City

A dispute over wearing a face mask led to the stabbing of an Apple Store security guard on Friday, a spokesperson with the New York City Police Department said. Officers responded to the West 14th Street location in Manhattan about 6:20 pm local time, Lt. Thomas Antonetti said. The victim, a 37-year-old male whose identity […]

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British boxer Amir Khan removed from US flight for not wearing facemask ‘high enough’

British boxer Amir Khan has been removed from a flight in the US after a reported row over face coverings. Mr Khan, 34, said he had been taken off the American Airlines plane along with a colleague by police when someone complained his friend’s mask “was not high enough”. The airline said the flight from […]

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Texas sues six school districts for imposing mask mandate at public schools

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Friday that he’s suing at least six districts that defied Governor Greg Abbott’s order prohibiting mask mandates at public schools. Paxton said the Elgin, Galveston, Richardson, Round Rock, Sherman and Spring school systems are among those not following the law, adding that an ongoing list of those out […]

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Oregon school superintendent coaches parents on how to escape mask and vaccine rules

An Oregon school superintendent is telling parents how they can get their children out of wearing masks by citing federal disability law. A pastor at a California megachurch is offering religious exemptions for anyone morally conflicted over vaccine requirements. And Louisiana’s attorney general has posted sample letters on his office’s Facebook page for those seeking […]

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Flight attendant tells mom to glue daughter’s facemask to her face after she refused to wear it on flight

A mom claimed that a Southwest Airlines flight attendant told her to glue her two-year-old daughter’s mask to her face when the child refused to wear it on a flight from Florida to Virginia. Ali Cleek, was traveling from Orlando to Norfolk, Virginia, last week when her daughter, Drew, started crying and refused to keep […]

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Donald Trump pushes blame on Anthony Fauci for his decision to not wear a facemask

Donald Trump criticised Anthony Fauci for initially telling Americans they did not need to wear a mask to protect themselves from coronavirus, while also accusing the top federal infectious disease official of being a Democrat. “Tony. Tony Fauci. He’s a nice guy,” the president said sarcastically during an afternoon campaign rally in North Carolina. He […]