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Kamala Harris: Biden 'Had the Audacity' to Select Black Woman for VP Pick
During her first sit-down interview as the Democrats' presumptive vice presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris praised running-mate Joe Biden for his "audacity" in selecting her for the role.
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After 102 Days Covid Free, New Zealand’s Resurgence Highlights the Difficulties of Returning to Normal Life
For the past three months, New Zealanders have enjoyed a ‘COVID-free’ country, with citizens hugging one another, children returning to classrooms and sport fans filling stadiums. But this changed on Tuesday, when a family of four from Auckland, the country’s biggest city, tested positive for the virus, breaking a 102 day streak without any new…
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Greenland's ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, according to new study
Greenland's ice sheet has melted to a point of no return, and efforts to slow global warming will not stop it from disintegrating. That's according to a new study by researchers at Ohio State University.
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Obama accuses Trump of trying to ‘kneecap’ Postal Service
The criticism was lobbed during a podcast interview with the former president just days after Trump said he was opposed to increasing funding for the Postal Service.
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New video of George Floyd death shows perspective of Officer Tou Thao
New body camera video from the fatal arrest of George Floyd shows the perspective of Officer Tou Thao — one of the four officers at the scene — as he keeps back angry bystanders who passionately plead for him to help Floyd, according to reports. The video was released Thursday as part of an attempt...
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Walmart will stay open later, joining other chains
Walmart will stay open later at most of its stores in the United States, joining other large chains that have started to stay open longer than they did during the early days of the pandemic.
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Man arrested in stabbing as he faces charges in assault of conservative activist at UC-Berkeley
The man accused of assaulting a conservative activist at the University of California Berkeley last year in a case that ganered national headlines has been charged with stabbing a man riding a bicycle on a sidewalk over the weekend, Fox News has learned.
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55 games in 43 days: St. Louis Cardinals hit the road (in 41 rental cars)
St. Louis Cardinals return to action Saturday having not played a game since July 29, beginning a treacherous schedule.       
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Twin sisters who married twin brothers and live in the same home announce they are pregnant at the same time
The couples met at the annual Twins Days festival in Twinsburg, Ohio.
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Mickey Guyton says country music is scared into silence
Country singer Mickey Guyton delivered a one-two punch of important songs this year leading up to her first new EP in five years and she says the "shut up and sing" mentality scares country artists into silence. (August 14)       
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‘Clueless’ series reboot focused on Dionne in development
The untitled comedy series is described a baby pink and bisexual blue-tinted, tiny sun-glasses wearing, oat milk latte and Adderall-fueled look at what happens when queen bee Cher disappears and her lifelong number two Dionne steps into Cher’s vacant Air Jordans.
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WSJ calls US Postal Service 'a Blockbuster in a Netflix world,' says its woes predate Trump
While Democrats accuse President Trump of trying to crush the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) or leverage its funding for political gain, the Wall Street Journal's editorial board argued Friday that the agency's real problem is its outdated, bloated business model.
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The Most Incomprehensibly Thrilling Ad of the 2020 Election So Far
Ed Markey is borrowing from AOC in an ad that also drips with American nostalgia.
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New bodycam video from George Floyd's death shows panicked witnesses begging officers to check his pulse
Newly released police bodycam footage from the fatal arrest of George Floyd shows a crowd of bystanders becoming increasingly upset as police hold down the 46-year-old Black man, pleading with officers to get off of him and check his pulse.
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Jeff Van Drew's Defection to GOP May Not Secure Him Reelection—Even in a Trump District
Two internal Democratic polls show Jeff Van Drew slightly behind his Democratic challenger Amy Kennedy in New Jersey's 2nd District.
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Peter Fonda’s widow sues hospital over his lung cancer death
He died in August 2019.
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Priest's lawsuit alleges LAPD officer struck and kicked him in chest at protest
An Armenian priest alleges an LAPD officer struck him in the stomach with a gun and kicked him in the chest at a protest at the Azerbaijani Consulate.
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Report: CDC Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff Leaving Agency
Two top Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials are leaving the agency in the midst of the Trump administration's war on the Chinese coronavirus, according to Politico. 
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Wildfires have scorched about 100,000 acres in 3 states. The weather could make things worse
Officials in California, Oregon and Colorado are battling a series of wildfires that have collectively torched about 100,000 acres -- and things could get worse this weekend with intense heat set to descend on much of the US.
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Kids eating more fast food: CDC
Kids are eating more fast food.
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'Mapleworth Murders' pays comedic homage to 'Murder She Wrote'
Seasoned comedy writers Paula Pell and John Lutz put a comedy spin on murder mystery in their new Quibi series, "Mapleworth Murders." Inspired by "Murder She Wrote," the 10-part series, written by the duo, stars Pell as the titular character, Mrs. Mapleworth, and Lutz as a bumbling deputy. (Aug. 14)       
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This week on "Face the Nation," August 16, 2020
White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb appear on Sunday's "Face the Nation"
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Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty to altering email during Russia investigation
An FBI lawyer who worked on the surveillance warrant of former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page plans to plead guilty to making a false statement in an email as part of an investigation into the Russia investigation.
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Florida sheriff's office seeks answers on the department's 2 unsolved murders in 11 years
Polk County Sheriff's Department has increased the rewards for its only two unsolved murders in the past 11 years, as two grieving families hold out hope for the killers to be found.
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California becomes first state to surpass 600,000 COVID-19 cases
The state leads the nation in COVID-19 cases, followed by Florida and Texas.
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With QAnon, Trump and other Republicans head into the sewer
Reed Galen writes that with Marjorie Taylor Greene winning the Republican nomination for Georgia's heavily-GOP leaning 14th congressional district, QAnon conspiracy theorists have likely found their way into Washington's halls of power. Greene, along with Trump and other Republicans, is a willing participant in an effort to subvert the free and fair elections that we as Americans have clearly taken for granted for too long.
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Chai Flicks: A new streaming service debuts for fans of Jewish cinema
The service costs $5.99 monthly, has a two-week free trial and is available in Apple, Roku and Amazon       
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Under Trump, SEC Enforcement Of Insider Trading Dropped To Lowest Point In Decades
Kodak and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., are facing high-profile insider trading investigations, but data show the Securities and Exchange Commission pursued far fewer insider trading cases last year.
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Michigan Brewery Fires Back at Customers for Their 'Bullying' Over Face Mask, Social Distancing Rules
"To all of the customers who have [sworn] at us, yelled, laughed in our faces, threatened negative reviews, name-called, belittled and brought us to tears, we are done," a Facebook post said.
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President Donald Trump's brother Robert Trump has been hospitalized, White House says
The White House confirms President Trump's brother Robert has been hospitalized in New York.        
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FBI ‘fully cooperative’ in Durham investigation, bureau says
The FBI is being “fully cooperative” with U.S. Attorney John Durham in his investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation, according to officials familiar with the bureau's involvement.
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Ukrainian protestors vow to attack if elections not held
The situation in Kiev, Ukraine, is in a tense standoff as the clock is ticking on a 24-hour deadline set Wednesday by opposition leaders for the government to grant elections or protestors will attack. CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports.
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Machine Gun Kelly says he’s ‘locked in forever’ with Megan Fox
That's one way to put it.
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Teen Chili’s hostess bloodied in alleged attack over social distancing
A teenage hostess at a Chili’s restaurant in Louisiana was allegedly assaulted by three customers who were furious that she enforced a coronavirus-related seating policy. Kelsy Wallace, 17, was beat up by three women — in an attack that left her bleeding from the head — after they requested to sit with a larger group of...
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Ridiculous trigger warning for ‘Blazing Saddles’ shows how far culture has gone off rails
Say, kids did you know “Blazing Saddles” is “an overt and audacious spoof on classic Westerns”? Well, now you do, thanks to the trigger warning that has just been slapped on the movie by HBO Max, which hired University of Chicago professor Jacqueline Stewart to set things up for anyone who might be clicking on...
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Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa-Ryan Fitzpatrick QB battle is a lovefest
The Dolphins quarterbacks aren’t going to let the Miami heat get to them. Newcomer Tua Tagovailoa, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, has his work cut out for him, trying to work his way into playing time behind veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick and former top-10 pick Josh Rosen. So far, however, everything...
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Biden shouldn't rule out a second term if he wins
If Biden becomes president, his success could depend largely on his ability to persuade Congress, the media and the rest of Washington that he is going to seek a second term in office, writes Lincoln Mitchell
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Shania Twain reboots iconic leopard look in new Orville Peck video
Legends — and legendary 'fits — never die.
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Stephen Colbert compares political ideology of Biden, Harris to 'Rockefeller Republicans'
"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert is the latest to describe the politics of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as further right than what they've campaigned on. 
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Must-read sports stories for the weekend
Here are some must-read sports stories for the last week you may have missed this week.
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Royals vs. Twins prediction: All signs point to Kansas City
In the latest edition of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, the MTA says OMNY, the new fare payment system, is now in place at most turnstiles. The 30 people who still ride the subways are overjoyed. … New poll just released shows former straphangers would rather take their chances with Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine...
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How Trump’s Ambassador Pick for Germany Underscores His ‘America First’ Foreign Policy
President Donald Trump has nominated a string of controversial ambassadors in the last four years, including a Palm Beach luxury handbag designer to South Africa and a Los Angeles dermatologist who had to be ordered to return to his post in Iceland from Southern California. His latest pick — retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor to…
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Fearless’ on Netflix, a Generic Animated Movie From the Maker of ‘Hoodwinked’
A video game crosses over with reality here, with generic results.
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Trump starting to sound desperate
American voters, like mother bison, tend to react very poorly to too much eagerness when it comes to power. 
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(Un)Well Sets Out to Debunk Shady Wellness Claims, But It Can’t Make Up Its Mind
The docuseries finds it’s hard to investigate the wellness industry’s questionable claims without painting the desperate people who turn to them as dupes.
slate.com
Facebook takes dig at Apple over its App Store developer fees
Add Facebook to the list of companies taking a swipe at Apple over App Store fees after a ban of the hit video game Fortnite.      
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There’s Got to Be Something Supernatural Going on With Damian Lillard
The Blazers need him to make every insane shot he possibly can.
slate.com
How AFC West teams will or won't make the playoffs
SportsPulse: They have the defending champs, a darling dark horse, Chucky and a ducky (in Justin Herbert). It's the AFC West. Here's how each team will or won't get into the playoffs       
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