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Burgemeester Halsema kwam deze week in het nauw door onheldere gezagsverhoudingen. Alle macht aan de staat is echter niet de oplossing, waarschuwt Jozias van Aartsen.
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Missing sailors rescued after searchers spot their ‘SOS’ sign in sand
These three castaways made it off the island. A trio of lost sailors were rescued after three days on a small Pacific island Sunday when airborne search crews spotted their “SOS” sign in the sand. The men were found on Pikelot Island — an uninhabited Micronesia archipelago that is 118 miles away from their intended...
Dayton will mark mass shooting anniversary virtually amid Covid-19 pandemic
One year ago, a man unleashed a barrage of bullets on a bustling Dayton, Ohio, nightspot, killing nine people, including his sister Megan and forever changing the Oregon District. Seventeen other people were injured by gunfire that night, as well as more than two dozen who sustained injuries in the stampede that followed.
Late-night hosts mock Trump's possible US ban of TikTok
Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers ridiculed President Trump's potential US ban of the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok.
Fauci Supports Birx’s Coronavirus Assessment After Trump Criticizes Her
Counting for the 2020 census will end on Sept. 30, a month earlier than previously announced, the Census Bureau said. Some U.S. schools have begun to reopen, with fraught results.
There's still a long way to go in the pandemic, WHO official says, while US tops 155,000 deaths
US leaders have struggled to enforce social gathering rules and mask mandates as residents push for a return to normal life amid a rampant spread of coronavirus. But while people may be tired of the pandemic, there's still a long way to go, one world health official said Monday.
Covid-19 conspiracy theories: 6 tips on how to engage anti-vaxxers
With prospects of a Covid-19 vaccine looking up, attention is turning to the problem of anti-vax ideas. The number of conspiracy theories circulating about coronavirus don't help. Here are six rules an expert uses for talking to conspiracy theorists in an effort to change their mind.
Portland man, 18, charged with assaulting US Marshal during courthouse protest
An 18-year-old man in Portland has been charged with assaulting a federal officer with a dangerous weapon and willfully damaging government property after his explosive device allegedly blasted both of a deputy U.S. Marshal’s legs, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon. Isaiah Jason Maza, Jr., removed plywood sheeting attached to the front of...
How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester United's fortunes
There hasn't been much to shout about at Manchester United over the last few years.
Is Bruno Fernandes Manchester United's savior?
Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has had an instant impact since joining the club in January. Fernandes scored six goals and made seven assists in the league in his first eight months at the club and his creativity and leadership have not gone unnoticed outside of Old Trafford.
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When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.
As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale.
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July was deadliest month in Chicago history, police superintendent says
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3 hot air balloons crash in Wyoming, injuring up to 20 people: report
As many as 20 people were injured Monday morning after three hot air balloons lost control and crashed in a field at a popular Wyoming tourist destination, reports said.
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Dayton Mass Shooting Survivor Finds Purpose After Tragedy: ‘I Didn’t Die, so That’s Why I’m Still Here Fighting’
Dion Green's father died in his arms after he was caught in the barrage of bullets in Dayton's Oregon entertainment district on Aug. 4, 2019
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Man charged with shooting at an employee after being asked to wear a mask in a Pennsylvania cigar shop, police say
A Pennsylvania man is facing charges of attempted criminal homicide after he allegedly shot at an employee of a cigar shop who asked him to wear a mask.
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Nebraska boy, 6, dies after diagnosed with COVID-19, report
A 6-year-old Nebraska boy who had been battling the coronavirus and previously received a triple organ transplant, has died, according to a report on Monday.
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‘Drop the knife!’ Portland protester stabbed outside federal courthouse, cops say
A Portland protester was stabbed Monday night during a fight with a woman who took footage inside a city park that housed demonstrators for months, according to police and social media footage. The confrontation went down about 6:20 p.m. inside the Lownsdale Square park across from Portland’s Mark O. Hatfield federal courthouse, cops said. After...
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This is how US police gear up to keep the peace
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Honeymooning Couple Return Home via Antarctic Boat After Being Stranded for Months Because of COVID-19
A New Zealand couple stranded because of the pandemic returned home by hitching a ride 5,000 nautical miles on an Antarctic fishing boat
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St. Louis Cardinals executive says there's no proof players went to a casino prior to outbreak
St. Louis Cardinals executive told reporters there is no proof his players went to a casino after 13 members of the organization test positive for Covid-19
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'Dirty Harry' star Reni Santoni, who played Poppie in 'Seinfeld,' has died at 81
Reni Santoni, who partnered with Clint Eastwood in "Dirty Harry" and Sylvester Stallone in "Cobra," has died at 81. He was Poppie in "Seinfeld."       
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Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina
Hurricane Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. EDT on Monday with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. (August 4)       
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Every time the US President claims great progress in the pandemic it's a dangerous sign: things are likely about to get worse.
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Trump spinning virus failure as a win again by celebrating 'encouraging' progress
Every time President Donald Trump and his political team claim great progress in the pandemic it's a dangerous sign: things are likely about to get worse.
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Long Island goose rescued after being found strapped with explosives
Authorities were goosed to find a bird strapped with explosives in a Long Island park last week, the apparent product of someone intending to harm the animal, according to local animal rights groups. The Canada goose was found on Friday at Silver Lake Park in Baldwin, Long Island, with a high powered firecracker duct-taped to...
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Yankees confident James Paxton is healthy despite struggles
James Paxton had lower back surgery in early February and two rough outings since the season got underway. Following Sunday night’s game against the Red Sox in which the lefty gave up five runs (three earned) and seven hits in three innings, Paxton said he was “concerned’’ about a dip in velocity. Aaron Boone said...
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Video shows police responding to large party at Los Angeles mansion
Police responded to a large party at a Los Angeles mansion on Monday night as the city’s clubs and bars remain on lockdown, according to local reports. Chopper footage from the local CBS station showed dozens of guests, who are not wearing masks, dancing poolside in close quarters — against the state’s social distancing guidelines....
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Virus ravages poverty-stricken US border town
California's often-forgotten Imperial Valley illustrates how lower-income and Latino households are among those suffering most from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. (August 4)       
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Two shot at Bronx vigil, a block away from scene of fatal shooting last week
A man and a woman were shot Monday night at a Bronx candlelight vigil for a family member, cops said. Bullets started flying at the event at the Soundview Houses on Seward Avenue near Croes Place at about 10:00 p.m., police said. Both the woman, 29, and 33-year-old man were struck in the leg, cops...
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Minneapolis’ Frey accuses Walz of dragging feet during early unrest
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Yankees’ wait for peak Gerrit Cole is tantalizing
If only Monday night’s thunderstorm in The Bronx possessed a little more oomph, Gerrit Cole could have doubled his career complete-games total from two to four in the span of three starts as a Yankee. Alas, this shower showed off as much power as the standard 2020 Yankees opponent: Not much. Hence the Yankees’ $301.3...
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Jared Hughes saves Mets from another bullpen debacle
ATLANTA — Jared Hughes came sprinting from the bullpen before the bottom of the eighth inning and then took the shorter route, from the Mets dugout, for the ninth. The two-inning stint for the reliever in his Mets debut lacked drama, which was the best result he could have hoped forMonday. “This guy is a...
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Isaias makes landfall in the Carolinas as a hurricane and is expected to move further up the East Coast
Storm surge in some parts of the hurricane warning area is expected to reach up to 5 feet.
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Judge orders New York State to count previously invalidated mail-in ballots
A federal judge ordered election officials to count thousands of mail-in ballots throughout New York State that were declared invalid for not having a post-mark or arriving at offices shortly after the June 23 primary. In granting the preliminary injunction Monday, Manhattan Judge Analisa Torres said the plaintiffs who brought the suit — including congressional...
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Mollie Hemingway examines Biden's 'bizarre' false arrest claims, says they're part of 'track record of lying'
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a "bizarre" habit of bragging about arrests that never happened, Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Monday.
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Wilson Ramos’ breakout came just in time for Mets, Jacob deGrom
Jacob deGrom was due to get some support. Wilson Ramos was due to provide it. Ramos arrived at Truist Park on Monday below the Mendoza line, hitless in his previous seven at-bats and without an RBI all season. The Mets catcher had just one extra-base hit (double) in 30 plate appearances. He was 0-for-6 with...
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Opinion: Pelicans' playoff fortunes should not hang on how they handle Zion Williamson's minutes
It's easy to knock the Pelicans' handling of Zion Williamson, but they should still be able to make a playoff push even if he plays limited minutes.        
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LAPD responds to party at Mulholland Drive mansion
The LAPD responded Monday evening to a large party at a Beverly at a mansion on Mulholland Drive.
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Australia to deploy 500 more soldiers to enforce stay-at-home order
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Georgia teen fighting for her life after vicious pitbull attack
A 15-year-old Georgia girl was fighting for her life Monday after being mauled by two pitbulls while taking a walk in her neighborhood. Joslyn Stinchcomb had her scalp torn off, her left ear bit off and her trachea damaged in the vicious attack Friday in Barrow County, local paper Classic City News reported. The soon-to-be...
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Hollywood party for 'first responders' includes at least one LAPD officer
At least one of the people attending a party at a bar in Los Angeles on Friday night -- without wearing masks or adhering to social distancing -- is a Los Angeles police officer.
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Washington State coach Nick Rolovich attempts to clarify position on #WeAreUnited group
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich released a statement on his conversation with Kassidy Woods and his position on the #WeAreUnited player group.        
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Penis microbes may contribute to a common yet serious vaginal infection, study finds
Ever heard of bacterial vaginosis? It's caused when the normal bacterial flora in the vagina go haywire, allowing "bad" bacteria to proliferate.
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St. Louis Cardinals president speaks out on players getting virus
CNN contributor Bob Costas reports on seven St. Louis Cardinals players in addition to six team staffers testing positive for the coronavirus.
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Cruz, ahead of Antifa hearing, describes riots in US cities as ‘organized terror attacks’
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is aiming to highlight the role Antifa and like-minded groups are playing in riots across the country, convening a Senate hearing Tuesday on the issue while alleging that radical left-wing groups are engaging in "organized terror attacks" designed to tear down government institutions.
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Pence on Cuomo's Criticisms: His 'Poor Decisions' Cost Lives, He's Praised Trump in the Past
On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Vice President Mike Pence responded to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) criticisms of the Trump administration’s coronavirus response by blaming some of the deaths in New York on Cuomo’s
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Right-wing media focuses on 'imaginary controversy' suggesting Biden won't debate Trump
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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'Harry Potter' star Jason Isaacs reveals he had a 'decades-long love affair with drugs'
Jason Isaacs, who portrayed Lucius Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" film series, revealed that his struggle with addiction started at an early age.        
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Dodgers let Padres get away late and come up short in loss
The Dodgers lose 5-4 in the opening series against the San Diego Padres on Monday in San Diego.
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