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The lethal history of rubber bullets—and why they should never be used on peaceful protesters

The name is a bit of a misnomer. These kinetic energy (KE) rounds are rarely made of rubber these days, and some even have metal components, just like conventional bullets. Most are actually shot from grenade launchers, though shotgun rounds are also popular, and rounds are even made for rifles and pistols. Instead of piercing the skin, the rounds are meant to strike someone with blunt force, incapacitating them like the swing of a baton but from afar.

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Flo Rida Teams Up With Doctor in Florida for Mobile COVID-19 Testing

Flo Rida is doing his namesake proud, partnering with his doctor and personally funding efforts to ramp up COVID-19 testing sites set up as Florida is in the midst of safely reopening businesses.

Flo and business partner Dr. George Tabi, together have launched a $1.5 million healthcare initiative, Asktabs Mobile Wellness Center. The goal of the collaborative venture is to get healthy individuals back to work as the state is slowly reopening. In order to properly do so, it will require a substantial amount of coronavirus testing.

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