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"There are a lot of journalists who are in more danger than me." Hong Kong political cartoonist Zunzi says he won't back down from China's new security law:

How closely did you follow this week’s news? Take our Riffed from the Headlines rock’n’roll quiz and find out.

“We are hoping a kit would cost you less than $5.” Researchers are making a CRISPR-based at-home test kit. Here’s how it would work:

“I have some fear that PSWs will be made the scapegoat in all of this.” An advocate for personal support workers says it’s easy to blame them for the crisis in long-term care homes, but the issue is systemic.

“People need bread and circuses to keep them distracted — so I’ll say Go Habs Go!” @mtlgazette  hockey columnist Brendan Kelly on how the NHL’s pandemic playoffs plan benefits his beloved Canadiens. @brendanshowbiz  @cbcdaybreak 

Last month @KarenAttiah wrote a lighthearted column about jokes and memes using the name Karen. But #CentralParkKaren  and #GeorgeFloyd  have made her feel less comfortable about sharing a name now used to describe entitled white women.

Where will middle-aged women go for a light-hearted look at their anxiety and angst? @BaronessShow  will air its final season this fall. We speak with @JenniferWhalen  about scrunchies, bongs and That Lady. @CBCComedy 

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More than 30 years after he first published The Sandman, Neil Gaiman has inked a Netflix deal to adapt the comic series for TV. @neilhimself  tells us what to expect when it hits the screen.

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"It's not like Rosemary's Baby, but it's pretty scary." Vancouver’s Finn Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on the @netflix  show @Stranger_Things , speaks with @JorgeBarrera  about season three! @FinnSkata 

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During the pandemic, many cities have suspended the use of so-called “beg buttons,” which pedestrians have to press in order to cross streets. @BrentToderian  says cities should consider losing those buttons permanently.

"I was risking my job, I was risking my safety, I was risking every single aspect of my life.” put everything on the line when he decided to call out criminal activity in the Vote Leave campaign:

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Stop fighting & start funding: on why lack of equal govt funding is part of suicide #Indigenouscrisis .

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“He's often depicted wrongly in the Western media as being Brazil's Trump ... he's actually much closer to Filipino President Duterte,” says of Brazilian presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro.

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