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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan, No. 271 – Las Vegas – UFC 250 preview
Episode No. 271 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.        Related StoriesSean O'Malley in no rush, but could see title coming 'faster than I even expect'Felicia Spencer unintimidated ahead of UFC 250: 'There's another human being in
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National Guardsmen hospitalized after lightning strike near White House: reports
As throngs of protesters continued to demonstrate against police brutality in Washington, D.C. Thursday night two Nationals Guardsmen posted near Lafayette Square were hospitalized after possibly being injured during a lightning strike, according to a report.
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NBA Coronavirus Restart Plan: Dates, Venues and Format Explained
The NBA season will resume on July 31 across three venues in Orlando, with the NBA Finals set to conclude no later than October 12.
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'Selma' Overlooked at Oscars Because Cast Wore 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts at Premiere, Say Those Involved
The 2015 Academy Awards nominations received intense criticism due to all 20 acting nominees being white.
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7 dead in Alabama shooting
Seven people are dead in Valhermoso Springs following an overnight shooting.
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'Call of Duty' gets new screen supporting Black Lives Matter
The maker of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" has added a screen to the shooter game supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, after revealing that it is banning thousands of racist player names every day.
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Trump taunts Biden on 1994 crime bill, black incarcerations
President Trump took an opportunity Thursday night to remind voters of Joe Biden’s support for a controversial 1994 crime bill that many critics blame for high levels of incarceration among African-Americans.
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Tucker Carlson Says Corporations Donating to BLM Are Paying for Riots That Annihilate Small Businesses
The Fox News host took issue with a number of businesses who have made donations to groups such as Black Lives Matter.
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Tennis star Nikoloz Basilashvili charged with assaulting ex-wife
The ex-wife of a leading tennis player is standing by claims she was the victim of assault.
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Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards
Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions.
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Wearing a mask isn't political. It could protect my son's life
Not wearing a mask says every man for himself. Not wearing a mask is the equivalent of a drunk driver's mentality. Despite the potential harm your actions could cause, you do it anyway.
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Arctic Circle Oil Spill Moving Through Ambarnaya River Seen From Space
Russia declared a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel leaked into the river.
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Defund the Police
What are the police for? Why are we paying for this?The death of George Floyd and the egregious, unprovoked acts of police violence at the peaceful protests following his death have raised these urgent questions. Police forces across America need root-to-stem changes—to their internal cultures, training and hiring practices, insurance, and governin
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Bill Gates is not secretly plotting microchips in a coronavirus vaccine. Misinformation and conspiracy theories are dangerous for everyone.
A coronavirus vaccine is not yet here, but conspiracy theories are already swirling, potentially driving people away from a lifesaving immunization.       
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Op-Ed: Trump and the Supreme Court have gutted the legal tools for fighting police abuse
Police departments rarely reform themselves without legal pressure, but there are fewer and fewer ways to exert that.
latimes.com
Vote-by-mail systems could offer challenges for Native Americans
For Native Americans living on reservations, implementing vote-by-mail policies could create barriers to voting.
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5 things to know for June 5: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, coronavirus, lynching
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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'Get your knee off our necks,' activist Sharpton says at Floyd memorial
U.S. civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton told mourners that George Floyd's death in police custody and the nationwide protests it ignited marked a reckoning for America over race and justice, demanding, "Get your knee off our necks."
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Congresswoman: Police reform package will be about "accountability"
The chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, spoke with CBS News' Major Garrett for "The Takeout" podcast about lawmakers' plans in the wake of George Floyd's death.
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NBA's Malcolm Brogdon: When protests fade, here's what we must focus on as Americans
Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon explains why he joined a protest in Atlanta, and what he says must come out of the pain and suffering.        
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Commentary: Under fire for protest coverage, local TV news tries to learn from its mistakes
Amid the unrest following George Floyd's death, local TV news channels like KCAL 9, Fox 11, KTLA 5, ABC 7 and NBC 4 are making — and learning from — old mistakes.
latimes.com
Editorial: Is there a double standard on coronavirus safety for protests?
Where was the outcry over hundreds of thousands of people ignoring sensible public health protections to protest in the streets of dozens of cities across the nation?
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Editorial: Mattis told the truth about Trump. Why won't more Republicans?
The retired Marine general and former Defense secretary says what congressional Republicans are afraid to admit: Trump is an unstable menace.
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Op-Ed: The moment the police approached George Floyd, the wheels of injustice started
The difference in the arrests of Floyd and the four police officers involved in his killing shows why anger is filling America's streets.
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Column: When Trump cries 'antifa,' it's an obvious excuse to teargas his enemies
Conflating protesters, looters, Black Lives Matter and antifa is exactly the point of Trumpworld's latest anti-constitutional campaign.
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Letters to the Editor: Mattis reminds Trump: The Constitution is above you, not the other way around
Readers on the ex-Defense secretary's extraordinary rebuke of his former boss.
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Letters to the Editor: Our choice on coastal erosion shouldn't be 'managed retreat' vs. seawalls
State Sen. Patricia defends her bill SB 1090, which she says would give communities many options on coastal erosion.
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Elizabeth Ames: George Floyd riots and the coronavirus powderkeg
Was the killing of George Floyd the sole cause of more than a week of unrest? Or was it the match that ignited dry timber?
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Letters to the Editor: Could Trump's violent Bible stunt give us President Biden and 'Medicare for all'?
If history is any guide, Americans might get much more from Trump's violent display than just the election of Joe Biden.
latimes.com
Letters to the Editor: Slashing the LAPD budget is an overreaction that will do more harm than good
City leaders should not make highly consequential decisions in the heat of the moment; they're doing that by proposing up to $150 million in LAPD cuts.
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