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Kanye Wests holds first rally for his presidential campaign
Kanye Wests holds first rally for his presidential campaign
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The rapper and now contender for the presidency of the United States, Kanye West, has held his first rally and talked to potential voters in Charleston South Carolina. West talked about multiple topics including that his parents allegedly almost aborted him and that he is still in favour to keep abortions legal but "everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars".

He also stated that "Harriet Tubman never actually freed the slaves, she just had the slaves go work for other white people".

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Apple stores to close in four US states amid rising Covid-19 cases
Apple stores to close in four US states amid rising Covid-19 cases
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Apple announced that it would temporarily close a total of six stores in Florida, Arizona, North and South Carolina due to increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases.

Apple told TechCrunch: "Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon as possible."

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Andrew Yang launches trial run for universal basic income

The former contender for the democratic presidential candidacy Andrew Yang has announced that he'll finance a universal basic income of $1,000 per month for two people in South Carolina. The campaign is financed by his charity organization Humanity Forward and people can apply for consideration.