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Chris D’Elia replaced by Tig Notaro in ‘Army of the Dead’ after sex harassment allegations
Comedian Tig Notaro is replacing Chris D’Elia in Zack Snyder’s zombie movie “Army of the Dead."
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Tig Notaro to Replace Chris D’Elia in Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’
The Netflix zombie flick will be reshot in the wake of sexual misconduct accusations made against the comedian.
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Jacob deGrom scratched from Friday start against Phillies
Jacob deGrom won’t take the mound for the Mets on Friday, The Post’s Joel Sherman reports. As per The Post’s Mike Puma, Walker Lockett was told after yesterday’s game to be prepared to go if deGrom couldn’t pitch in Philadelphia. There is no official word on why the 32-year-old righty was scratched from his started...
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Reporter's blunt question to President Trump goes viral
The Huffington Post's Senior White House Correspondent, S.V. Date, tells CNN's Brianna Keilar why he bluntly asked President Donald Trump if he regretted "all of the lying" he had done over the past three years.
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Body Camera Video Of George Floyd And Police Offers New Details Of Deadly Encounter
In the police video, Tou Thao seems to get increasingly agitated as the crowd becomes more vocal, with onlookers repeatedly asking him why Floyd's vital signs weren't being checked.
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France declares Paris, Marseille at-risk zones for coronavirus
Britain added France to a list of required quarantine for travelers, which could further damage a struggling tourism industry.
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Marge Simpson has something to say to the Trump campaign
Marge Simpson has words for Trump advisor and lawyer Jenna Ellis, who tried to unfavorably compare Kamala Harris to "The Simpsons" matriarch.
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Women Are Twice as Likely to Suffer Side Effects From Meds and It's Because of How We Test Them — Mostly on Men
UC Berkeley and the University of Chicago shared results from a study that showed women are more likely to experience the adverse side effects from medication because men have typically tested these meds.
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Wanted: California workplace safety retirees to help confront coronavirus crisis
The state agency tasked with protecting California workers moves to address 'crippling' vacancies after L.A. Times report
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Mitt Romney slams politicians attacking mail-in voting
Sen. Mitt Romney says politicians attacking the vote by mail system are threatening global democracy
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Former talk radio host who pushed conspiracy theories hired by US global media agency
A former talk radio host who regularly promoted conspiracy theories about former President Barack Obama and officials in his administration is now serving as an adviser at the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM), a source familiar told CNN.
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Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for president
A major union representing U.S. postal workers endorsed Democrat Joe Biden, a move that comes after President Donald Trump acknowledged he was starving the postal service of money in order to make it more difficult to vote by mail in November’s election
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12 fun kids' face masks for the COVID-19 pandemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children ages 2 and older wear a face mask when in public or around people who don't live with them.
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Lauryn Hill answers daughter's complaints about discipline
Singer Lauryn Hill's daughter Selah Marley recently shared her take on what she says was a traumatic childhood and now her mother has explained her perspective.
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Here's how the federal interest rate can help save the economy during a recession
The Federal Reserve has lowered interest rates over the past few months. Here's how their actions affect you.       
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Man claims self-defense in shooting of woman who swiped his Nazi flag
An Oklahoma man says he acted in self-defense when he shot an unarmed woman who swiped a Nazi flag hanging outside of his home, according to a report. Alexander John Feaster, 45 — who struck 26-year-old Kyndal McVey with a hail of bullets as she fled in June — claims she put him in “imminent...
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Why the surge in racist misinformation about Kamala Harris is so worrisome
Since Sen. Kamala Harris was announced as the Democratic vice presidential pick, there’s been a surge in misinformation about her. | Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images Some conservatives were quick to spread conspiracy theories when Joe Biden announced his VP pick. Within hours of Joe Biden announcing that he had selected Kamala Harris as his running mate for the Democrats’ 2020 ticket, conspiracy theories as well as racist and sexist misinformation about her proliferated online. Much of this harassing dialogue recycled or built on earlier false claims spread about Harris. And the actions social media has already taken — or avoided — are stoking anxieties about the role of misinformation in the campaign to come. On QAnon and other right-wing Facebook pages, memes compared Harris to Rachel Dolezal and wrongly claimed she was not African American. On Twitter, a post with 20,000 “likes” pointed out that Harris’s sister takes hydroxychloroquine, without the context that she uses the medication for lupus, not Covid-19. And countless posts questioned her eligibility to run for vice president, a problem that was exacerbated by a controversial Newsweek op-ed pushing the same baseless question. On Thursday, President Trump, who infamously promoted the racist birther conspiracy theory about President Barack Obama, amplified the claims about Harris’s eligibility. “I heard today that she doesn’t meet the requirements,” Trump told reporters, referencing the article’s author as “very highly qualified, very talented lawyer.” In response to a follow-up question on the topic, the president concluded, “I don’t know about it. I just heard about it. I’ll take a look.” The recent spike in misinformation highlights how quickly old conspiracy theories get recycled on social media when a new context presents itself, and how powerless platforms seem to be to stop it. At the same time, the renewed onslaught of fake news about Kamala Harris yet again highlights how Trump and his campaign are eager to use misinformation to their advantage as they find ways to attack the Biden-Harris ticket. And as the Newsweek op-ed made clear, some media outlets are willing to participate. ”We are working in tandem with the DNC to be vigilant around monitoring the lies, misinformation, and conspiracies Trump and his allies spread, which is informing our response to combat their recycled attacks, including many laced with sexism and racism, with the truth,” Matt Hill, the deputy press secretary for Biden’s campaign, told Recode. There has been a significant spike in misinformation about Harris in the few days since she was made the VP candidate. According to research from the media intelligence firm Zignal Lab, there have been more than 150,000 instances of people sharing, discussing, or promoting misinformation online related to Harris in the past week. Meanwhile, the progressive research group Media Matters found that right-leaning Facebook pages they analyzed posted about Harris twice as much as left-leaning groups in the past week, and the right-leaning posts saw 50 percent more engagement than those on more liberal pages. Social media platforms have each taken their own approaches to combating the surge in misinformation. In response to online discussion about the false claim that Harris isn’t legally authorized to be president, Twitter inserted into its Trending section a link to a fact-checked post saying that Harris is indeed eligible for the position. Similarly, a search for “Kamala Harris eligible” on YouTube pops up a link to a fact-checking page saying that she is eligible. Facebook has removed some content that violates certain policies and labeled some posts flagged by its fact-checkers as false. But the immediate reaction to her selection signals a long road ahead for Harris and the Biden campaign when it comes to combating misinformation and disinformation. Despite the actions taken by platforms, experts are still worried that they won’t be quick enough to stop the spread. And as we’ve learned from mixed responses to Trump posts in the past, the president’s willingness to amplify misinformation is bound to complicate things for social media companies going forward. Misinformation about Harris is nothing new Much of the current assault of misinformation harks back to earlier rounds of fake news about Sen. Kamala Harris, as well as conspiracy theories about President Barack Obama. Upon the announcement of Harris as the vice presidential pick, the fact-checking outlet Snopes was quick to point out a slew of false claims about her that its researchers had already analyzed, including the false claim that Harris is the aunt of the actor Jussie Smollett and the equally false that she lied about racial integration in the Berkeley public school system she attended. For example, false claims that Harris is not eligible to be president were circulating on social media as early as 2017 and have only grown in prominence since then. Last year, CNN host Chris Cuomo had to apologize after he amplified the theory on Twitter. Though YouTube has a rule banning birtherism, one video from 2019 with 100,000 views that claimed Harris wasn’t eligible to be president was still available on the platform earlier this week. After Recode asked YouTube about it, the video was taken down this week for violating the site’s rules about deceptive practices. “It’s much like birtherism with Obama, and Trump asking for his long-form birth certificate back in 2008,” said Jacquelyn Mason, senior investigative researcher at First Draft, a nonprofit that fights online misinformation. “By saying Kamala is not an American Black person, they’re essentially saying that she has no claim to be president, and then also negating her African American heritage by saying that she’s not African American.” Misinformation questioning Harris’s racial identity has continued to circulate at the same time. At one point last year, a tweet promoting that racist narrative was shared and then unshared by Donald Trump Jr. And as digital researcher Ben Decker outlined in Politico last March, a meme comparing Harris to Rachel Dolezal first appeared on the infamous, now-banned r/The_Donald Reddit page and then spread throughout the internet. He pointed out how that meme is now returning. “In a lot of ways, if you look at all these nonsensically bogus attacks against Harris since she was a presidential candidate, there’s no reason that it wouldn’t just continue,” Decker told Recode. “Suddenly, all these pro-Trump conspiracy communities are constitutional law experts, trying to claim falsely that she’s ineligible to be vice president or president.” There’s also been growing concern that gendered disinformation and sexist online harassment could be used to harm the Democratic vice presidential candidate. After Biden announced that he would pick a woman as his running mate, there was “a set of coordinated and authentic attacks on the potential vice president lists,” said Arisha Hatch from the Color of Change PAC, who added that misinformation from those attacks often amplified sexist and racist tropes. Accordingly, lines of defense to protect Harris and her campaign are forming. Earlier this week, several progressive and pro-abortion groups released a guide for the media for navigating gendered disinformation, and the same groups are building up a “war room” meant to respond to false and sexist attacks. About 100 women lawmakers also demanded in a letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg this month that the company change its algorithms, which they say amplify misogyny and “gendered disinformation.” At the time, the lead organizer of the letter, Rep. Jackie Speier, told Recode that when “Biden announces his vice presidential pick, the onslaught on Facebook and other sites is going to be horrific.” So far, it seems as though Speier was right. Social media companies have a history of allowing misinformation to spread Historically, social media companies have struggled to moderate misinformation, including conspiracy theories and attacks on public figures. How they’re treating the present assault on Harris is no different. While companies like Facebook are sometimes willing to take down posts based on violations of specific policies they have written, these platforms often prefer to promote content from fact-checkers alongside posts that include misinformation rather than simply remove the posts themselves. Facebook, so far, is dealing with some posts about Harris by enforcing some of its existing policies, such as its ban on bullying public figures and accounts that misrepresent their identities. However, Facebook is not actually removing content about Harris simply because it’s false. Instead, it’s relying on labels from fact-checkers, which are also supposed to reduce the distribution a flagged post receives. But it’s unclear how effective that method is. One post with the most engagement on the platform in the day following Harris’s announcement, according to data collected by Media Matters, was from right-wing personality Candace Owens who questioned the senator’s racial identity. And while Facebook fact-checked that content, it did not remove the post. A subsequent post from Owens that objected to the fact-checking was “liked” more than 100,000 times. A Twitter spokesperson says the company is focusing on removing content “where there’s a call to action that could potentially cause harm,” and that it’s committed to taking enforcement action when tweets violate Twitter rules, which do allow inaccurate statements about political candidates. Past precedent has led some to worry that this approach to misinformation won’t be enough to contain the coming surge of conspiracy theories. “Do I think that [Trump] may give a primetime address about it? Probably not,” said Angelo Carusone, president of Media Matters, when asked about Trump spreading misinformation about Harris. “Do I think that there’s an extremely high likelihood that his account — either his own personal Twitter account or the campaign accounts — amplify and distribute memes that are repeating and touching upon these narratives? Absolutely.” Those seeking to spread such disinformation don’t necessarily need to defend the theories, Carusone added, they just need to raise questions about the topic, which is powerful enough to inject a theory into the news cycle. That seems to be a big part of what happened this week. But despite the actions of the platforms, a major concern is that the narrative could ultimately be shared by the president himself, and his comments on Thursday demonstrate that he’s already willing to amplify the theory. Dealing with posts from Trump is especially problematic. Facebook has been historically reluctant to fact-check claims made by the president. After drawing criticism for not doing enough to moderate Trump, Facebook recently took down a Trump post in which he claimed that children are “almost immune” to Covid-19. That was the first time Facebook has ever taken down a Trump post. Twitter, on the other hand, has taken a slightly more aggressive approach to the president’s posts and, earlier this summer, started applying labels to some posts that Facebook chose not to act on. What remains to be seen — but is already very much a worry — is the extent to which the Trump campaign will use misinformation about the Biden-Harris ticket as a campaign strategy. After all, it remains unclear how social platforms could effectively respond should the president do so even more explicitly. But, somewhat similar to false claims about mail-in voting, spreading wrong and racist claims about Harris serves to weaken trust in the democratic processes. And, importantly, the consequences could well go beyond the current upcoming election. “My biggest hope,” said Hatch, from Color of Change PAC, “is that the level of disinformation, the level of racist and sexist commentary that will be allowed and amplify doesn’t dissuade that next generation of leaders from taking the step to put their hat in the ring.” Open Sourced is made possible by Omidyar Network. All Open Sourced content is editorially independent and produced by our journalists. Will you become our 20,000th supporter? When the economy took a downturn in the spring and we started asking readers for financial contributions, we weren’t sure how it would go. Today, we’re humbled to say that nearly 20,000 people have chipped in. The reason is both lovely and surprising: Readers told us that they contribute both because they value explanation and because they value that other people can access it, too. We have always believed that explanatory journalism is vital for a functioning democracy. That’s never been more important than today, during a public health crisis, racial justice protests, a recession, and a presidential election. But our distinctive explanatory journalism is expensive, and advertising alone won’t let us keep creating it at the quality and volume this moment requires. Your financial contribution will not constitute a donation, but it will help keep Vox free for all. Contribute today from as little as $3.
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Clerk had whole paycheck stolen, officers stepped in to help
Arizona officers chipped in to help a clerk whose purse carrying her entire pay check was stolen. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
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Seven NFL officials opt out of the 2020 season over COVID-19 concerns
NFL opt-outs are not just for players. Seven officials, including five with on-field assignments and two in the replay booth, opted out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 health concerns, according to NFL Network. The deadline for officials to opt out was Thursday, a week after the players’ deadline. Line judge Jeff Bergman, back...
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Jared Kushner asked about 'birther' attack on Kamala Harris
CNN's Christiane Amanpour talks to Jared Kushner about Trump and the recent birtherism attack on presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.
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NRA loses lawsuit fighting gun-store closures amid coronavirus
The gun-rights advocacy group filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York in April.
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READ: Letter from US Postal Service warns North Carolina it may not be able to deliver ballots on time
The US Postal Service is warning states that it may not be able to deliver ballots to election offices on time to be counted in November's general election.
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Dallas Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence: Pregnant wife said 'no way' could I opt out, miss NFL season
Though his wife is due to give birth in October, Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence wasn't among the NFL players to opt out of the upcoming season.        
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Video shows drive-by Brooklyn shooting that struck cyclist
A gunman fired off four rounds while hanging out of a car during a drive-by shooting in Boerum Hill, striking a 50-year-old bicyclist, a new video shows. The act of gunplay unfolded on Tuesday just before 1 a.m. when the unknown triggerman opened fire from the passenger side of a white four-door sedan as it...
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Federal appeals court strikes down California's ban on high-capacity magazines, says restrictions violate 2nd Amendment
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday struck down California’s ban on high-capacity magazines on the basis that its restrictions violate the Second Amendment -- noting that it would criminalize half the magazines in the U.S.
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Hitting the Glass Ceiling, Suddenly, at Pinterest
Ben Silbermann, the C.E.O., had few answers to allegations that the social media company has a culture of discrimination.
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Jennifer Lopez fans recreate her glam ‘World of Dance’ finale gown
Folks are recreating the star's latest flashy fashion moment at home.
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Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty in Durham investigation
Kevin Clinesmith, a former FBI lawyer, altered a CIA email used in an application for continued surveillance of Trump campaign aide Carter Page.
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Postal service warning states it may not be able to deliver ballots in time based on current election rules
The US Postal Service is warning states that voters risk not getting their ballots back to election offices in time because of lags in mail delivery, according to letters reviewed by CNN, adding a new level of uncertainty to the coming presidential election and leaving states to ascertain how to adjust.
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Kushner: UAE-Israel peace deal a 'breakthrough'
Senior Advisor to President Trump Jared Kushner tells Amanpour about what the peace deal between the UAE and Israel means for the Middle-East and for Palestinians.
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Report: Apple may offer new video, music and news subscription bundles
The "Apple One" package will reportedly go between $4.99 and $9.99 per month      
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Trump's Hospitalized Brother 'Having a Hard Time' ahead of President's Visit
President Donald Trump is heading to visit his brother, Robert, in a New York hospital this evening before spending the weekend in New Jersey.
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How has the pandemic affected Americans’ sleep?
What’s the most stressful thing in your life during the coronavirus pandemic? Four in 10 Americans are pointing the finger at their sleep schedules, according to new research. The study asked 2,000 Americans about how the stress of the coronavirus pandemic has been affecting their sleeping habits and their overall health. And results revealed just...
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CDC Guidance Shows Three-Month Window of Safety After Recovery: Live Updates
With tax revenues plummeting, states could face a cumulative budget gap of $555 billion through the 2022 fiscal year, according to one estimate.
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See You in Court, Michigan. The Tampon Tax Is Discrimination | Opinion
Facing a new class-action lawsuit, Michigan must decide whether to defend its imposition of a punitive and discriminatory tax.
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Trump dodges QAnon conspiracy theory question
President Donald Trump dodged questions Friday about his thoughts on QAnon during a White House briefing. Trump was asked about his support for Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has embraced the baseless, far-right conspiracy theory. (Aug. 14)       
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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris sign documents for Democratic nomination
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris on Friday signed paperwork to get on November ballots as the Democratic ticket. Biden and Harris held a tightly controlled media availability in Delaware lasting about 2 minutes. “We’re going to make this official official,” Biden told reporters. “We’re signing our requests to get on the...
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Trump wants ‘inspiring’ DC statue honoring women’s suffrage movement
President Trump on Friday called on Congress to approve a statue honoring the women's suffrage movement.
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Coronavirus and 1918 flu pandemic belong in same conversation, says ER doctor
An emergency room doctor says the novel coronavirus is a "frightening echo" of a flu pandemic from over 100 years ago.
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The Best Concealers
We tested dozens of concealers so you don't have to.       
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22 unique and thoughtful gifts for new parents and their baby
Having a baby can be a wild time for new parents. We rounded up some of our favorite gifts for new parents and the baby that help them enjoy themselves as much as possible during this time.
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Gone but never forgotten, Selena gets a dazzling tribute at the Premios Juventud
The 2020 Premios Juventud staged a stunning tribute to late Tejano music icon Selena, featuring Danna Paola, Natti Natasha, Greeicy and Ally Brooke.
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Chicago Mayor Says Looting Is 'Never Justifiable' After Activist Defends Theft as 'Reparations'
Regardless of an individual's life circumstances, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said it is "never justifiable to take what is not yours."
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Machine Gun Kelly is on fire in 'Project Power,' but girlfriend Megan Fox can't watch role
Colson Baker, aka rapper Machine Gun Kelly, torches Netflix's "Project Power." Yet he's "shy" about showing the role to girlfriend Megan Fox.        
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Chevrolet Corvette to be pace car for Indianapolis 500
GM President Mark Reuss will take the wheel
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The Mystery of the Mullet
Business in the front, false cultural memory in the back.
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Deep State Lawyer Kevin Clinesmith Texted 'Viva la Resistance' to FBI Colleague After Trump Won
“Viva le resistance," Clinesmith texted an FBI colleague in November 2016 after Trump won when he was asked if he would serve in the Trump administration.
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NYC coronavirus deaths 'comparable' to 1918 flu pandemic, researchers say
While excess deaths during the peak of the 1918 flu in NYC exceeded those in the first two months of the city's COVID-19 pandemic, a new study said the figures were “comparable.”
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