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Sigerslev: Lars Ole Holm er træner i SHS Stevns, og som sådan var han ude at træne nogle af sine triatleter tirsdag aften. Deriblandt også hans egen datter, 20-årige Anne Holm, der træner til en OL-bi…
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Trump deploying task force to states to tailor coronavirus guidance
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday announced he is dispatching members of his coronavirus task force to different states to help them tailor their response to the coronavirus crisis. “In recent weeks, members of the coronavirus task force have visited over 15 states to encourage them to follow our path forward, including Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia,...
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Rush Limbaugh: School reopening debate shows most policymakers 'have immunity' from their decisions
The problem with the decisions by some localities to keep schools closed to in-person instruction this fall, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh argued Wednesday, is that the people responsible for making the final call are typically the least affected by their choices.
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Cleanup underway after Isaias slams the East Coast
At least nine people were killed and some 3 million homes and businesses lost power when Isaias tore through a dozen states.
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New York And Connecticut Call For Probes Into Utility Companies' Response To Isaias
Govs. Andrew Cuomo and Ned Lamont are seeking investigations as thousands of customers remain without power in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.
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Another Giants player opts out in potential big blow
The Giants lost another potential starter Wednesday, as cornerback Sam Beal has opted-out of the 2020 season, according to the league’s transaction wire.
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‘I Can’t Put All My Eggs in One Basket.’ Here’s What Creators Think of Instagram’s TikTok-Style ‘Reels’
With the launch of Reels, Instagram is ready to play the short-video game
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US accuses Russia of conducting sophisticated disinformation and propaganda campaign
A new report from the US State Department accuses Russia of conducting a sophisticated disinformation and propaganda campaign that uses a variety of approaches including Kremlin-aligned news sites to promote their agenda.
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Virginia mayor urged to resign after allegedly saying Joe Biden picked 'Aunt Jemima' as his VP
The backlash in the local community was swift.
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Coronavirus Testing in the U.S. Is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount
An Associated Press analysis found that the number of tests per day slid 3.6% over the past two weeks
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Andres Gimenez turning heads after surprisingly making Mets
WASHINGTON — Andres Gimenez was a surprise roster addition at the end of spring training 2.0, but suddenly has assumed a larger role with the Mets. Robinson Cano’s recent move to the injured list with a grade 2 abductor strain and ailments to Jeff McNeil and Amed Rosario that kept both removed from the starting...
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Biden’s campaign knocked on zero doors this week — while Trump’s hit one million
The Trump and Biden campaigns are taking wildly different approaches to canvassing voters amid the pandemic, according to a new report. Volunteers for President Trump’s re-election effort say they have knocked on one million doors in the past week, while Biden’s campaign knocked on zero and has no intention of doing so, according to a...
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Chargers might be a little too amped up to start camp
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn resorted to taking his players' cleats in an attempt to tone down the intensity during the team's first day of conditioning.
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California labor commissioner sues Uber, Lyft for wage theft
In a wage-theft lawsuit, California's top labor law enforcer says ride-hailing tech companies have "willfully" misclassified drivers as independent contractors.
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Clyburn claims Trump won’t leave office quietly, military might have to step in
Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-Md., said that the military needs to come up with a plan for how to oust President Trump if he refuses to leave office should he lose the 2020 election. 
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Supreme Court lifts lower court order that would have required more Covid-related safety measures in California jail
A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted a lower court order that required increased Covid-related safety measures in an Orange County, California, jail while the appeals process plays out.
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Progressives, School Reopenings, Beirut: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Death of NJ man probed as possible electrocution linked to Isaias
The death of a 60-year-old New Jersey man is being probed as a possible electrocution from a wire downed in Tropical Storm Isaias. The River Vale, NJ man was found dead around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday outside his Demarest Avenue home, according to WABC-TV. Authorities told ABC that the man, who was not identified by name...
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Aurora, Colorado police chief to fight racial bias
Aurora, Colorado's new police chief is pledging to fight racial bias after the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain and the handcuffing of Black girls over the weekend. Chief Vanessa Wilson apologized to the families in an Associated Press interview. (Aug. 5)       
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Shocking videos reveal extent of terrifying Beirut explosion
The explosion sent a mushroom cloud high into the sky above the Lebanese capital, leveling much of the city’s port area, damaging some buildings and blowing out windows in others.
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How the Covid-19 economy is hurting US Latinos more than any other group
Latino households in the United States are having more trouble making ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic than any other demographic group, according to a new Pew Research study.
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CDC warns against drinking hand sanitizer after poisoning deaths
Health officials are warning against drinking hand sanitizer — after four poisoning deaths were reported in the American southwest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday issued an advisory against ingesting any type of sanitizer — and echoed FDA guidance to entirely avoid products that contain methanol, a wood alcohol substance that can...
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Hannity argues Biden appeasement of Democrats' left wing is 'sign of weakness' in former VP
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is facing a "quandary" over how to find common ground between the party's center and its left wing, Fox News host Sean Hannity told “The Daily Briefing" on Tuesday.
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Norman Applebaum-designed home hits the market in Escondido
Villa Tyto Alba, an Escondido home designed by famed San Diego architect Norman Applebaum for a former U.S. Ambassador, has come on the market for $2.2 million.
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NYPD ends spat between police unions, CCRB over remote hearings
The NYPD has ordered cops to appear for misconduct hearings via video — after weeks of fighting between the unions and the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board police watchdog, The Post has learned. The departmental move comes a day after the CCRB announced an emergency meeting for Thursday to address the 500 cases that have...
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People are dying after drinking hand sanitizer, CDC says
People are getting sick and even dying after swallowing hand sanitizer, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Four died and others have suffered impaired vision or seizures, the CDC says.
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NBA releases testing results, no players confirmed positive
The NBA’s bubble is still working.
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‘Taskmaster’ Pulled From The CW Schedule After One Episode
The CW will now air Supernatural re-runs in the place of Taskmaster. 
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NYC business owners seek clarity on vague future of indoor dining reopening
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is refusing to give specific guidelines for when indoor dining can resume in New York City, leaving industry representatives and business owners frustrated by the lack of response. A rep for Cuomo spoke only in generalities Wednesday when asked what the plan was to help the city’s struggling dining...
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Charts: How The U.S. Ranks On COVID-19 Deaths Per Capita — And By Case Count
These two measures were raised in President Trump's interview this week with Axios journalist Jonathan Swan. Here's what these statistics reveal about a country's response to the pandemic.
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Trump calls kneeling 'disgraceful'; Doc Rivers finds the president's attitude 'disgraceful'
Clippers coach Doc Rivers calls out President Trump on his recent comments critical of the NBA's social justice efforts.
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Adam Gase’s handling of Le’Veon Bell could decide his Jets fate
The body is sculpted and glistening with perspiration, and Le’Veon Bell loves showing it off on Instagram. See Le’Veon skipping rope. See Le’Veon boxing. Hear coach Adam Gase giving Le’Veon Bell one ringing endorsement: “I would say he’s extremely motivated. Seeing him run, and everything I’ve heard from the strength guys as far as the...
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Fact check: Trump ad edits out microphone and trees from Biden photo to make him seem alone in basement
A new ad from President Donald Trump's campaign deceptively alters a photo of former Vice President Joe Biden campaigning outdoors in Iowa to make it seem as if Biden is "hiding" in his Delaware basement.
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A grandmother played 'Auld Lang Syne' on a piano surrounded by rubble from the Beirut explosion
Chaos would be an understatement to describe the scene at May Abboud Melki's house in Beirut on Wednesday evening. Furniture was strewn about, the walls punctured with holes, glass and debris all over the floor.
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Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre alleges Prince Andrew used puppet of himself on victims: report
Prince Andrew once used a puppet of himself to allegedly grope Virginia Roberts Giuffre and another accuser in Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan townhouse — before an erotic massage in the “dungeon,” Giuffre claims in her manuscript.
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Howard Kurtz accuses left of 'sheer hypocrisy' over 'terrible idea' that Biden skip debates
The left-wing media’s “heads would have exploded if Donald Trump had blown off the debates in 2016,” “MediaBuzz” host Howard Kurtz told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday.
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Army adds doctors, nurses to South Texas hospitals
The Defense Department has sent 85 doctors, nurses and other medical personnel to South Texas, where the pandemic has stretched some hospitals to their operational limit. (Aug. 5)       
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‘E! News,’ ‘Pop of the Morning’ and ‘In the Room’ Canceled at E! Network
E! News was canceled after three decades on air.
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Op-Ed: We have one last chance to get the census right, if the White House lets us
As enumerators are set to start knocking on doors, California's response rate is only 64%.
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‘E! News’ among canceled shows in NBCUniversal restructure
Three E! entertainment news shows have been canceled.
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Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe tests positive for Covid-19 after house arrest order
The former President, who is currently a senator in Colombia, was ordered to be kept under house arrest on Tuesday, in relation to a case investigating alleged witness tampering.
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Jets lineman on decision to opt out of NFL season: 'Our national government has yet to control or contain this virus'
New York Jets offensive lineman Leo Koloamatangi has already made the decision to opt-out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic. He lost two family members to the virus, and he currently has a close friend fighting for his life.
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Activist Cori Bush upsets Representative William Lacy Clay in primary
Ten-term Democratic Congressman William Lacy Clay lost his primary to Black Lives Matter protester Cori Bush. St. Louis Public Radio politics correspondent Jason Rosenbaum joined Red and Blue to discuss the upset.
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What Time Is ‘An American Pickle’ on HBO Max?
Seth Rogen's new movie isn't as wacky as it sounds.
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Returning to our roots: Black Americans are redefining relationship to the land with gardening, farming
For these Black gardeners and farmers, part of the appeal of tending to the soil is a sense of pride and empowerment.       
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President Trump continues to cast doubt on U.S. electoral process
After the Trump campaign and Republican Party sued Nevada over its plan for mail-in voting, President Trump encouraged voters in Florida and Arizona to mail in their 2020 ballots. NPR White House correspondent Franco Ordonez joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss that plus controversies surrounding the president's handling of the coronavirus crisis.
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Inside NYC’s pandemic beach brouhaha: Meet die-hards who arrive at sunrise
Going to the beach is one sacred summer ritual you can still safely do this year — if you can get there in time.
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People are dying after drinking hand sanitizer, CDC says
People are getting sick and even dying after drinking hand sanitizer, perhaps fearing coronavirus, the CDC says.
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