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Teen surfer dies in suspected shark attack in Australia
A 15-year-old boy died in a suspected shark attack while surfing in New South Wales, Australia, police said Saturday.
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Why New York Times praises ‘cancel culture’ but skips over its own racist history: Goodwin
The Gray Lady's legacy includes Confederates in the closet — men and at least one woman who supported the South and slavery during the Civil War.
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Two Texas police officers fatally shot while responding to a domestic disturbance
Two police officers in McAllen, Texas, were killed while answering a domestic disturbance call Saturday afternoon, according to the police chief.
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Teen surfer dies in suspected shark attack in Australia
A 15-year-old boy died in a suspected shark attack while surfing in New South Wales, Australia, police said Saturday.
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Plaschke: LeBron James is in Orlando with a message, and it won't be on the back of his jersey
LeBron James is not worried about his health or concerned about the layoff. He has no fears his fight for social justice will get lost in the NBA title chase.
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Chico is the man in Dodgers intrasquad games
Clubhouse attendant Francisco Herrera, known as Chico, plays left field during the Dodgers' intrasquad games. And his teammates love it.
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Chief: Slain officers had no chance to suspect an attack
Two police officers in McAllen, Texas, were killed while answering a domestic disturbance call, according to the police chief.
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2 Texas police officers killed in line of duty; suspect dead, chief says
Two Texas police officers were killed in the line of duty on Saturday after they were reportedly ambushed while responding to a call, according to McCallen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez.
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Rangers voice Dave Maloney: Team shouldn’t dismiss starting Henrik Lundqvist
Former Rangers defenseman Dave Maloney knows a thing or two about the NHL’s new playoff format. When Maloney — now 63 and a color commentator on team radio broadcasts — played in the league from 1974-85, condensed playoff series were the norm. The playoff schedule back then looked a lot like the NHL’s return-to-play tournament...
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Bronx man charged with assault after 2 men stabbed in NYC subway incident: police
The New York Police Department (NYPD) arrested Patrick Chambers, 46, on charges of assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon following a stabbing incident that took place on the 7 train earlier this month.
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249-year-old California church damaged by fire, investigation underway
A 249-year-old Catholic Church located in a town just outside of Los Angeles, Calif., caught fire early Saturday.
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It’s summer, three weeks after the solstice, and the heat goes on
But we had our breeze to keep us cool.
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Steve Bannon claims scientists from Wuhan virus lab have ‘defected’ to the West
Steve Bannon claims — while providing no evidence — that scientists in the Wuhan lab eyed as a potential source for COVID-19 have "defected" and are working with US intelligence agencies.
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Two Texas police officers fatally shot while responding to a domestic disturbance
They were identified as Officer Edelmiro Garza Jr. and Officer Ismael Chavez.
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Video: Makwan Amirkhani chokes out opponent, then helps wake him up at UFC 251
"Mr. Finland" reminded fans he's still a killer on the ground — and a gentleman once the fight is over.        Related StoriesVideo: Davey Grant opens UFC 251 with savage knockout of Martin DayUFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal live streaming watch-along with MMA Junkie Radio on SportsCastrDana White: No pressure on Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight so soon after father's death 
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How has Cuba managed to flatten the curve?
More than 121,000 people have died from coronavirus in the Caribbean and South America, but as CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports, the island nation of Cuba has managed to flatten the curve.
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How Cuba has managed to flatten the curve
More than 121,000 people have died from coronavirus in the Caribbean and South America, but as CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports, the island nation of Cuba has managed to flatten the curve.
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At gaming giant Ubisoft, major executive changes after allegations of harassment, misconduct
After allegations of sexual harassment and toxic misconduct, several top executives resign at Ubisoft, maker of 'Assassin's Creed' and 'Watch Dogs.'
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Column: This could be the perfect season for Albert Pujols
When the 60-game season unfolds at an unfamiliar rhythm, Albert Pujols' expertise should provide stability and guidance.
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Keith Hernandez sees shades of 1986 in possible Mets lineup
Close your eyes. It is easy to picture Jeff McNeil lining hits everywhere. It is easy to picture Pete Alonso feeling dangerous again at the plate, because he was dangerous 53 times last season. But imagine, if you could, a motivated, menacing Yoenis Cespedes lurking behind McNeil and Alonso. Yoenis Cespedes, Sphinx since February, sure...
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Before the virus, Asia's ecosystems were buckling under overtourism. When the tourists return, it has to be different
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Doc Rivers challenges Sen. Josh Hawley over criticism as Clippers stand together
Coach Doc Rivers and star Lou Williams say Clippers are ready for the NBA restart after deciding to pursue a title and use their platform to call for social reforms.
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Robert Mueller defends Roger Stone prosecution and says 'his conviction stands' in rare op-ed
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Expert warns the US is approaching 'one of the most unstable times in the history of our country'
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Toobin: Stone commutation feels like 'Emperor's New Clothes'
Former special counsel Robert Mueller has written an op-ed for The Washington Post defending his office's prosecution of Roger Stone saying Stone is still a convicted felon and "rightly so" following President Donald Trump's commutation of his sentence.
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Coronavirus pandemic leads to rare harmony in the NHL labor negotiations
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said these extraordinary times led him and the players' union to ensure labor amity until Sept. 15, 2026.
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Ex-prosecutors Tolman & Rizer: Romney wrong to attack Trump commutation of Roger Stone prison sentence
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, on Saturday denounced President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s prison sentence as “unprecedented, historic corruption.” But as former prosecutors, we believe the Stone prosecution was always a questionable waste of resources, with a shaky factual basis and marked by blatant politicking.
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Insiders reveal what house arrest is like for Paul Manafort, Michael Avenatti, Mary Boone
Insiders open up about how high-profile former jailbirds — all released in the wake of COVID-19 — are doing on house arrest, and why Michael Cohen couldn't follow the rules.
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Trump administration announces 25 percent tariff on $1.3B in French handbags, cosmetics, other goods
The White House on Saturday announced a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of French merchandise, including cosmetics and handbags, after a digital service tax was levied against U.S. tech giants. 
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Amid a national movement to defund the police, LAPD officers stage a protest of their own
Officers say they are demoralized by the cuts, which will deliver a huge hit to overtime pay and hiring in the 10,000-member department, when they have worked hard to build ties with community members and are willing to risk their lives to keep people safe.
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Florida sets grim coronavirus record with nearly 500 deaths in one week
Florida set a weekly record of nearly 500 coronavirus-related deaths, a roughly 16 percent increase from the last highest weekly mortality rate reported in May.
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Scott Stringer drops the green eyeshades for his own spending dreams
The city comptroller’s job is to watch the budget, spot waste and protect taxpayer dollars. Alas, Scott Stringer is more interested in adding costs and bloating the bottom line — all to promote his own political ambition. Even as the pandemic ravages city revenues, New York’s supposed fiscal watchdog is pushing plans to boost hiring...
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UN Security Council passes resolution authorizing cross-border aid to Syria, after Russian opposition
The U.N. Security Council on Saturday passed a resolution authorizing a Syrian aid program that will deliver aid to the rebel-held northwest via just one border crossing -- after previous efforts to authorize more crossings were torpedoed by Russia and China.
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Canadian mobster killed in shooting, police say
A Canadian man whose family has been linked to convictions for bombings, extortion and murders died in a shooting Friday in Burlington, Ontario, according to the Halton Regional Police Service and CNN affiliate CBC.
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2 police officers shot and killed, suspect dies by suicide
The suspect shot and killed himself, police said.
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It’s a lot harder to fire a bad NYC teacher than a bad cop
Pot, meet kettle: Randi Weingarten, the head of the American Federation of Teachers, says police unions need to stop protecting their misbehaving members. Yes, that Randi Weingarten, who as local United Federation of Teachers chief butted heads with Mayor Michael Bloomberg over his refusal to place ineffective and dangerous teachers back into classrooms. The union...
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Robert Mueller defends Stone conviction, Russia investigation after sharp criticism from White House
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday vigorously defended his team's decision to prosecute Roger Stone, stopping short of directly attacking President Trump, who commuted Stone's sentence the day prior.
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Dwight Howard, Danny Green miss Lakers practice after testing problem
Danny Green and Dwight Howard missed Lakers practice Saturday due to glitches in the coronavirus testing process, according to people who know of the situation.
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LeBron James says he will keep his name on back of jersey
Lakers All-Star forward LeBron James says he'll keep working on social reforms but putting a preapproved slogan on back of his jersey will not be one.
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Before the virus, Asia's ecosystems were buckling under overtourism. When the tourists return, it has to be different
The pause in travel from coronavirus could be an opportunity to rethink how Southeast Asia manages mass tourism and to move forward in a sustainable way that benefits local communities while protecting places of natural beauty and history.
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Is Southeast Asia ready for tourists to return after the pandemic?
Before the pandemic put a stop to most international travel, each year millions of people flocked to Southeast Asia's white sandy beaches, ancient temples and diverse wildlife.
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NYC ER doctor battled COVID-19 before taking her own life
A heroic New York City emergency room doctor was driven to suicide in the depths of the coronavirus crisis, her family says — and the relentless strain of modern medicine, which rewards perfection and disdains weakness, is to blame. “If the culture had been different, that thought would have never even occurred to her, which...
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Scott Dixon continues hot start to IndyCar season with win at Road America
Five-time champion Scott Dixon was back atop the podium at Road America on Saturday in the IndyCar Series' first race in front of fans this year.       
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Jamal Crawford is ready for Nets after ‘baffling’ NBA hiatus
Jamal Crawford is the oldest player in the Orlando bubble — so old he can remember Isiah Thomas running the Knicks. At age 40, the new Nets signee will add leadership, versatility, shotmaking — and maybe some point-guard play. Remember, this depleted Nets squad is likely to start two-way man Chris Chiozza at point guard,...
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Two men stabbed in wild NYC subway attack
Wild video has emerged of a bizarre stabbing on a Queens subway in which two men were attacked by a knife-wielding stranger, police said. The partially caught on video brawl began on the 7 train when the suspect, Patrick Chambers, 46, shouted at two elderly men sitting across from him, “Why aren’t you home with...
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Yankees can forget about being American League favorites
The Yankees are not the American League favorites. Oh, the defending AL East champions might capture the junior circuit’s pennant. They certainly can. Yet if the first week of spring training 2.0 has taught us anything, it’s the folly of trying to anticipate a professional sports season defined and dominated by a pandemic. We don’t...
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Scott Dixon wins his third straight and has a chance to hit two IndyCar milestones Sunday at Road America
Five-time champion Scott Dixon was back atop the podium at Road America on Saturday in the IndyCar Series' first race in front of fans this year.       
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Golfer teases Tiger: 'He's scared' to play against us
Justin Thomas, the 54-hole leader at the Workday Charity Open, teased Tiger Woods for his absence on the PGA Tour since its restart.       
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