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Video shows furious man slapping Burger King employee in face
The video, tweeted on Monday, shows the man standing inches from an employee’s face ranting about a female employee who he claimed "can't count except for robbery and stealing stuff.”
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Nev Schulman still thinks about the woman who catfished him
"Getting catfished was sort of the best thing that ever happened to me," Schulman, 35, recently told Page Six.
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McConnell Says Local Budget Offices Are Hoarding Cash. They Say: Malarkey
It was one of those comments that stops Washington insiders cold in their tracks. On Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was telling an interviewer that his home state of Kentucky — among the worst at responsible budgeting — had only spent about 6% of the money Congress had sent it to deal with the…
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Major damage and injuries caused by huge explosion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon
A huge explosion shook downtown Beirut, Lebanon injuring a number people and causing widespread damage.        
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A Fashion Historian Unpacks the Symbolism of Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ Costumes
"Her fashion gives an access point"
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Antonio Brown, Josh Gordon potential Seahawks targets: Pete Carroll
Troubled wide receivers Antonio Brown and Josh Gordon could be getting another chance in the NFL. On the heels of the Seahawks’ blockbuster Jamal Adams trade with the Jets, head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider are keeping a close eye on Brown and are “very open” to a reunion with Gordon, both...
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Rutgers football’s COVID-19 cases have ballooned to 28 players
On July 25, Rutgers shut down workouts and placed the entire football program under quarantine. The numbers have only worsened since. Altogether, 28 players have tested positive for the novel coronavirus pandemic, as have multiple staff members, NJ.com reported. There are players that are dealing with symptoms, though several are asymptomatic. They will be kept...
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Susie Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's criticism of F1 is 'absolutely valid'
Susie Wolff knows more than most about fighting for equality and diversity in motorsport. Speaking on CNN Sport's Instagram Live, Wolff told Amanda Davies that Lewis Hamilton's criticism of Formula 1 for not doing enough to make motorsport diverse is absolutely valid.
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NFL lays out robust disciplinary plan for breaking safety protocols
What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Mike Jones breaks down the numerous fines and possible suspensions that the NFL is ready to issue to players if they don't follow proper safety protocols.        
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Greek restaurant shames influencer for requesting free meal during coronavirus economic crisis
Greek restaurant calls out social media influencer's request for free food
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Honeymooners stranded by pandemic hitch ride home on Antarctic boat
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Feeonaa Clifton said she had never spent even a single night on a boat before she and her husband Neville embarked on the monthlong voyage through some of the world’s most forbidding seas. After weeks spent watching albatrosses and learning how to don survival suits, they were finally able to set...
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It's More Than Racism: Isabel Wilkerson Explains America's 'Caste' System
In Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the laws and practices that created a bipolar caste system in the U.S. — and how the Nazis borrowed from it.
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How to watch the Perseids, the best meteor shower of the year
One of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year is about to peak.
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Report: UPenn Accepted $3 Million Donation from Chinese Company with Government Ties
A new report revealed this week that the University of Pennsylvania accepted a $3 million donation from a Hong Kong shell company with ties to the Chinese government. The university had come under fire previously after it allegedly failed to disclose $70 million in gifts from China between 2017 and 2019.
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These hand sanitizers aren't made with enough alcohol, FDA says
The FDA recommends to avoid certain hand sanitizers that reportedly do not contain enough alcohol to be effective.
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Rapper Casanova among partiers at wild New Jersey mansion party
The Brooklyn-born rapper was snapped at the wild Alpine, NJ, party on Saturday with hundreds flaunting coronavirus restrictions until cops broke it up.
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Trump Signs $3 Billion-a-Year Great American Outdoors Act to Bolster Conservation, National Parks
“There hasn’t been anything like this since Teddy Roosevelt, I suspect,” Trump said
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Browns’ Andrew Billings becomes 50th NFL player to opt out
The NFL opt-out list has officially reached 50. Browns defensive tackle Andrew Billings opted out Tuesday, bringing the total around the league to 50. Players are allowed to opt out of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. A three-year veteran, Billings recorded one sack and four tackles for loss last year with the Bengals....
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Condoleezza Rice takes jab at liberals for assuming how Black people should think: 'Problem with the left'
The "problem with the left" is liberals assume how Black people should think, the former secretary of state says.
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What Was That Massive Explosion in Beirut?
Officials say at least ten people have died.
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8 ways to make your eyes look amazing while wearing a face mask
Who says having your face half-covered means you can't play with makeup?       
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Growing concerns about interference in U.S. elections
As we get closer to the 2020 election, concerns are being raised about the potential for foreign and homegrown interference in the process. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN to discuss the risk.
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NSA Adviser Robert O'Brien returns to work after recovering from coronavirus
National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien has returned to work at the White House after contracting a "mild" case of coronavirus, an administration official told Fox News. 
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Donald Trump mispronounces 'Yosemite' at White House event
Trump stumbled on the word "Yosemite" at a White House event where he signed a conservation bill.        
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Can Love Conquer Travel Bans? Couples Divided By Pandemic Are Rallying To Reunite
Couples discuss how travel restrictions have kept them oceans apart for months. While they lobby governments to allow them to see each other, some have had to delay weddings or even miss a childbirth.
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Trump on 1,000 U.S. deaths a day from COVID-19: "It is what it is"
"I think it's under control," the president said, insisting his administration is "doing everything we can."
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In apparent reversal, Trump encourages Floridians to vote by mail
After repeatedly seeking to discredit mail-in voting, President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed Florida's election system is "safe and secure" and encourages Floridians to vote by mail.
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Condoleezza Rice says Confederate statues are indefensible but that calls to tear down other monuments have 'gotten a little out of control'
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that she doesn't "know why anybody wants to defend the Confederacy" and monuments erected in honor of it, but warned against the removal of other controversial statues, arguing that doing so would erase history.
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George Romero is alive! With a posthumous zombie novel as urgent as his '60s classics
How Romero's widow and writer Daniel Kraus brought the late horror director's epic zombie book, "The Living Dead," back to life.
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Average American spends this much time doing housework a month
The average American parent dedicates almost a full day’s worth of time to cleaning and housework each month, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 American parents who live with a partner found respondents spend an average of 23 hours and 36 minutes on cleaning and housework per month — or 5 hours and...
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Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries
BEIRUT (AP) — Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.
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Oklahoma man set to become teacher busted for seeking sex from 14-year-old girl
An Oklahoma man set to become a teacher sent explicit photos to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl and tried to meet up with the teen for sex, deputies said. Aaron James Hernandez, 26, was busted Monday by the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office during a sting operation set up by an undercover investigator, department...
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Join Jamelle Bouie to discuss Trump and the electoral college
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NFLPA medical director on NFL players opting out: 'Grown-ass men' making 'grown-ass decisions'
For a variety of reasons, 49 players already have elected to opt out of the upcoming NFL season amid the coronavirus pandemic.       
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Alex Berenson delves into 'unprecedented' COVID lockdowns: '90 percent of media is saying the same thing'
Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson’s latest booklet on coronavirus was released on Tuesday, focusing on the unprecedented decision to shut down parts of America in an attempt to combat the coronavirus pandemic.  
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Strict mail-in voting rules maintained by foreign nations, new report finds
The report examines voting laws in countries in the European Union (EU), non-EU states in Europe and members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -- an international body consisting largely of developed and free countries throughout Europe, North America, Asia and South America. 
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Opening schools could be the hardest battle in the war on Covid
The price the world has already paid for the Covid-19 pandemic is eyewatering: massive loss of life, long-term health concerns for survivors, job losses and a widespread economic meltdown sparked by large-scale lockdowns.
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Trump signs bipartisan conservation legislation
The legislation provides nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects and addresses the maintenance backlog on federal lands.
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Janice Dean, who lost in-laws to coronavirus, demands 'full' investigation into NY nursing home deaths
Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean, who recently lost her elderly in-laws to COVID-19, pushed for a “full” and “bipartisan” investigation into New York’s nursing home deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Chance the Rapper is teaching his 5-year-old that 'Black power is her superpower'
In a new interview with Parents magazine, Chance the Rapper gets real about raising his young children with wife Kirsten Corley.
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What Trump would have to do to win
This will be tough for a president who -- before the catastrophe of Covid-19 -- leaned heavily on his ability to divert, writes Paul Begala: Now, if Trump wants to persuade voters, he'll have to stop being a reality TV host, and start adapting to the new and overwhelming reality.
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Red Sox vs. Rays: Nathan Eovaldi is the difference
The Red Sox’s pitching rotation has the second-worst ERA in the majors, but have the elements on Tuesday that should push things in the right direction. Nathan Eovaldi, riddled by injuries in 2019, has delivered two solid starts for Boston this season, pitching to a 2.45 ERA through 11 innings. His former team, the Tampa...
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Column: California is still showing how to make Obamacare work, even with COVID-19
California's Obamacare exchange will have minimal rate increases next year, despite COVID
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Bellator 243 pre-event facts: The many records of Michael Chandler
Check out all the facts and figures about Bellator 243, which takes place Friday with a Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson main event.       Related StoriesBellator 243: Make your predictions for Michael Chandler vs. Benson HendersonSpinning Back Clique: Does UFC or Bellator have the biggest main event this weekend?Slowing the hype train: 6 hot prospects who suffered shock defeats 
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Twitter Faces Potential $250 Million FTC Fine for Misuse of User Data
Social media network Twitter disclosed on Monday that after receiving a draft complaint from the FTC, it expects to be fined as much as $250 million for collecting personal information from users for security reasons and then using the data for targeted advertising purposes.
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MLB's Cardinals, Marlins show how fragile non-bubble sports can be
What I'm Hearing: Bob Nightengale on the latest outbreak in MLB       
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This GOP consultant traveled to a July family gathering amid pandemic. 'Big mistake'
Richard Costigan and his family attended a gathering in Georgia in early July. He, his wife and several other family members have since gotten COVID-19.
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Isaias spawns deadly tornado, brings flooding and widespread outages
12 hours after coming ashore, Isaias was still sustaining near-hurricane-strength top winds of 70 mph.
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