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Disturbing video shows teens beating pregnant mom, kicking toddler
A group of teens pummeled a pregnant Illinois mom — and even drop-kicked her helpless tot — during a caught-on-video brawl, according to footage and reports. The disturbing confrontation circulating on Twitter showed two young women attacking the woman as she stood with her young daughter outside a home Friday in the village of Brooklyn....
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Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot killed in a freak car accident
Tributes have poured in after Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot was killed in a freak car accident Tuesday.
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Statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes decapitated in South Africa
A statue of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes has been decapitated in Cape Town, South African National Parks said on Wednesday.
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Trump calls on Iran to stop execution of three protesters, says it would be a ‘terrible signal’
President Trump on Wednesday called on the Iranian regime to stop the execution of three protesters that were expected imminently -- warning that it would send a “terrible signal to the world.”
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Join Kara Swisher to discuss Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook boycott
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Comet NEOWISE may have sodium tail, new images suggest
The NEWOWISE comet has excited researchers since it was first discovered in March. Now, new images of the celestial object reveal it may have a sodium tail.
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Oklahoma’s Kevin Stitt is first US governor to test positive for COVID-19
The revelation came as Oklahoma saw a surge of coronavirus cases.
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Texans' Kenny Stills charged with felony after arrest at Breonna Taylor protest
Houston Texans' Kenny Stills among dozens arrested during protest at Kentucky attorney general's home over police shooting of Breonna Taylor.
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Union head wants State Troopers out of NYC over anti-chokehold bill
The head of the New York State Troopers union wants to yank 200 members from the Big Apple over opposition to the city’s criminalizing chokeholds, he said in a letter Wednesday — the same day Mayor Bill de Blasio was expected to sign the legislation. “I am demanding that New York State Police Superintendent Keith...
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North Carolina city approves ‘reparations,’ apologizes for role in slavery
North Carolina’s Asheville City Council apologized for its role in slavery and racial discrimination, voting unanimously to provide reparations in the form of community investments to help Black residents. 
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Trump to roll back landmark environmental law to speed up approval of federal projects
President Donald Trump is expected to announce regulatory changes to the National Environmental Policy Act on Wednesday, a change that will speed up approval of federal projects such as mines, highways, water infrastructure, and gas pipelines -- effectively weakening what's considered to be a landmark conservation law.
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Woman Crush Wednesday: Nia Long Kills It In ‘Fatal Affair’
We live to watch the talented actress work her magic!
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Without waiter jobs, what happens to creative New York?
NEW YORK — It’s been the story for many a starry-eyed creative type looking for a big break in the Big Apple — wait tables to pay the bills while auditioning, performing, singing, painting, dancing, writing, whatever it takes to make the dreams of success come true. But there’s been a plot twist, thanks to...
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Prosecutor probing gun-toting couple says Trump, governor ‘came after’ her
A St. Louis prosecutor is accusing Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and President Trump of targeting her for investigating the white couple who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters last month, saying they “continue to play politics” in the aftermath of the incident. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner made the pointed allegation in a...
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King Arthur and his buds get a sexy new look with Netflix’s fantasy show ‘Cursed’
Fans of "300" and "The Witcher" will love this new show.
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The 45 most incoherent lines from Donald Trump's rambling Rose Garden speech
President Donald Trump stood in front of the White House press corps on Tuesday afternoon and vented.
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Coronavirus hospitalizations in North Carolina hit single-day record
North Carolina on Tuesday hit a single-day record for the number of people hospitalized in the state due to the novel coronavirus. 
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Post Malone gets new ink after losing in beer pong to Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce
Rapper Post Malone is no stranger to interesting tattoos but having the autograph of Super Bowl champion Patrick Mahomes permanently inked on your body after losing a game of beer pong before a show definitely takes the cake. 
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The 15 best places to buy patio and outdoor furniture online
Looking to upgrade your patio? Online retailers like Wayfair, Plow & Hearth, Target, and more are the best places to buy outdoor furniture online.       
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Lightning strike in Maine sets tree on fire as severe weather strikes region
A thunderstorm that lit up the skies in Maine last week also caused lit up a tree on the ground too. 
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Chrissy Teigen blocks 1M people on Twitter
“I have block chained over one million people, ONE MILLION people today and I am still flooded with sick psychopaths."
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Trump lawyers prepare for showdown with DA Cy Vance over tax returns
In a submission filed to a federal judge in Manhattan who originally presided over the case, the president's attorneys argued that Vance's subpoena was politically motivated and too broad.
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Ilhan Omar’s payments to husband’s firm hit $1 million in 2020 cycle
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., continues to dish out six-figure payments to her husband's firm, which has now received more than $1 million from her campaign this cycle.
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Video seen by CNN adds critical context to the moments before George Floyd's death, including details that weren't in an earlier transcript
• Floyd's family to file civil lawsuit against Minneapolis and police officers • New transcript reveals Floyd's final moments
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Walmart and Sam's Club to require all customers to wear masks
The face coverings mandate at the retail giants goes into effect on July 20.
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Meghan Markle’s estranged father Thomas has been trying to contact the duchess since her LA move: source
Meghan Markle’s estranged father Thomas Markle is reportedly attempting to contact the Duchess of Sussex, who is currently residing in her native Los Angeles.
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NYPD Chief of Department injured during protest on Brooklyn Bridge
The city’s top uniformed cop was injured when he was attacked by a group of people who were at a George Floyd protest on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, police said. Chief of Department Terence Monahan received “non-life threatening injuries” during the scuffle and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, an NYPD spokesman...
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Trey Gowdy hits back at AOC on NYC crime wave: 'Go check the criminal histories'
New York City's recent crime spike has nothing to do with impoverished residents being hungry, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Wednesday.
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Monument To Black Lives Matter Protester Replaces Slave Trader In Bristol
Edward Colston's statue had stood for 125 years before protesters toppled it in June. Now, a very different figure has taken its place — but it won't last long without the British city's permission.
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Britons faces $125 fine for failing to wearing masks amid coronavirus resurgence
People in England who do not wear face coverings inside shops and supermarkets later this month face upwards of $125 in fines, according to new rules announced this week in an effort to prevent further coronavirus outbreaks.
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Apple won’t have to pay nearly $15 billion in European taxes
A new court ruling is bad news for Europe’s efforts to crack down on its own internal tax havens.
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De Blasio says Phase 4 reopening of cultural venues in NYC may be delayed
Some of the Big Apple’s biggest attractions including leading cultural venues and shopping malls may have to wait longer to reopen from the coronavirus shutdown, Mayor de Blasio said Wednesday. New York City is the only region in the state that has not entered Phase Four of Gov. Cuomo’s reopening plan — and it has...
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This is what Ben Bernanke says needs to be done to save US economy
Ben Bernanke says the most important thing Congress can do to fix the US economy is to provide help to state and local governments .
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Jeff Sessions stands by Mueller probe recusal, leaves office ‘with no regrets’
Speaking to supporters after conceding to Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday’s GOP primary, Sessions said he was ending his career in public service "with no regrets."
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Massive oil pipeline fire in Egypt injures 17
CAIRO – A major fire broke out after a leak of oil from the Shuqair-Mostorod pipeline next to a busy highway in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday and 17 people were injured, authorities said. The pipeline runs along a motorway on the outskirts of the capital and a spark caused by passing cars ignited crude...
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New Hampshire Gov. Sununu says masks won't be required when students return in the fall
If New Hampshire schools return to in-person classes in the fall, masks will not be mandated despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation that everyone wear a mask around other people in public.
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The Explosive Documents That Solved a 45-Year-Old Australian Political Mystery
What did Queen Elizabeth know and when did she know it?
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Brazil governor: We have to combat the coronavirus and Bolsonaro virus
São Paulo governor João Doria criticizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's response to the coronavirus pandemic and growing case numbers in Brazil, saying Bolsonaro "gives the wrong example."
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The international community must guarantee equal global access to a covid-19 vaccine
We must ensure that vaccines will be distributed according to a set of transparent, equitable and scientifically sound principles.
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An all-Black football team at a Georgia high school receives its championship rings -- 50 years later
In 1969, the Houston High Indians football team won the state championship, defeating Wilson High School 14-0. It was a first for the middle-Georgia city of Perry.
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White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf says Michael Jordan would have reached the majors
Jordan played for the White Sox's Class AA team in 1994 during his NBA hiatus.       
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Transcript: Trump on masks, schools, race and Roger Stone
The president spoke to CBS News' Catherine Herridge at the White House.
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Ecuador teen teaches class under a tree for kids without internet
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador – An Ecuadorean teenager has set up an improvised school under a tree in a poor neighborhood of northern Guayaquil for some 40 students who haven’t been able to study during the novel coronavirus lockdown for lack of internet access. Almost nobody in the Reality of God neighborhood has a computer or a...
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Letters to the Editor: New lawyers can't take the bar exam. The L.A. Times' proposed fix wouldn't help
Allowing recent graduates to practice law now while making them study for an exam in October would not help.
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French president Macron, wife confronted by maskless protesters on Bastille Day
French President Emmanuel Macron’ and his wife Brigitte were confronted by maskless protesters during a Bastille Day stroll in a public garden, raising new concerns about their security arrangements.
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Atlantic hurricane season: Where do tropical storms form in July?
Midway through the summer and the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season continues to be one of the most active on record.
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With Sergei Pavlovich out, Ciryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurkhaimov targeted for Sept. 19 UFC event
Ciryl Gane and Shamil Abdurakhimov had been scheduled to fight each other twice before.       Related StoriesAlexander Volkanovski: Maybe 'Korean Zombie' and his team 'need another good slapping'UFC on ESPN 13 free fight: Dan Ige submits Luis GomezMural in Russia honors new UFC champion Petr Yan 
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Iggy Azalea reveals the name of her baby boy
Azalea shared her son's name in a post to Instagram on Tuesday.
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