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Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship’s oil spill spreads
Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island’s most pristine beaches after a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil. The ship, MV Wakashio, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, struck a coral...
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Coronavirus spreading at faster rate in Hawaii than anywhere in US: report
Hawaii is struggling with the highest rate of coronavirus transmission in the entire U.S., leading one expert to urge residents about the importance of wearing masks and social distancing, according to a report on Tuesday.
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'Hard Knocks' looks at Rams, Chargers in the age of social distancing
The first episode of "Hard Knocks" featured a new reality for the NFL: testing, social distancing and questions.
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Jordan Montgomery should savor this after overcoming Yankees turbulence
These are the games that allow you to come all the way back, at last. These are the nights when you start to believe your body doesn’t hold a grudge against you. When you are young and strong and bulletproof, the last thing you worry about is that the very thing that made you special...
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Ilhan Omar Defeats Well-Funded Challenger in House Primary
Omar, seeking her second term in November, easily defeated Antone Melton-Meaux, an attorney and mediator
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Newcomers boosting NYC’s real estate market amid COVID-19
"The fact that we were in the middle of the crisis just meant additional logistics we had to take care of. It didn’t color our excitement," one couple told The Post of relocating to NYC in the middle of COVID-19.
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Harris pick recasts Democratic power structure for years to come
With all the glass ceilings that she's broken in her career, Kamala Harris has always resisted talk about her pioneering firsts.
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August 11 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Three Policy Reasons for Progressives to Be Happy About Kamala Harris
She’s not the veep pick of the left’s dreams, but she’s not the veep pick of its memes, either.
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Chargers coach Anthony Lynn reveals on 'Hard Knocks' he tested positive for coronavirus
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn revealed on the first episode of "Hard Knocks" that he tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Livery cab driver charged with raping 12-year-old girl in backseat of car
A livery cab driver was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in the backseat of his car in Brooklyn on Monday, police said. Rafael Martinez, 32, is accused of committing the horrific act as the young victim tried to get to her Bedford Stuyvesant home from a relative’s house in Fort Greene at about...
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Rangers won’t take any shortcuts after winning NHL lottery
The Rangers’ harsh fall from the postseason was still fresh Monday night when they won the NHL draft lottery to soften the blow. But the team’s top decision-makers know they can’t let the good fortune of landing the No. 1 pick distract them from the rest of the rebuild that remains. “I think we’re in...
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Florida dad shoots terminally ill daughter, 11, turns gun on self: report
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls out Biden for quoting Muhammad pronouncing Sharia law in remarks to Muslim voters
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden quoted the Muslim prophet Muhammad pronouncing Sharia law during an address to Muslim voters last month, Hoover Institution research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali told “Tucker Carlson Tonight" Tuesday.
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For UCLA, the season's end is a resolution that prompts more questions
UCLA coach Chip Kelly and players react to the Pac-12's decision of canceling fall sports this season.
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Trump says de Blasio has been ‘horrible’ for NYC and city is ‘going bad’
President Trump on Tuesday night attacked Mayor Bill de Blasio for doing a “horrible” job handling New York City during the pandemic. Trump said during an interview on “Hannity” that the city was “going bad” as he marveled at its most recent primary elections getting swept by a wave of progressive Democrats. “The people that...
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How no college football could affect future NFL Drafts
If the COVID-19 pandemic arrived a few months earlier, quarterback Joe Burrow would be fighting to make an NFL practice squad right now, as teammates laughed off stories of how he was one season away from making all his dreams come true. Burrow has a Heisman Trophy and a $36 million contract with the Bengals...
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QAnon backer wins congressional primary in Georgia
The northwest Georgia district is a Republican-stronghold, meaning she will be the likely winner in November.
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Biden VP Pick Kamala Harris Voiced Support for Defunding the Pentagon in July
Harris, who was tapped Tuesday as Joe Biden's vice presidential pick for 2020, recently voiced support for defunding the Pentagon.
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Cops violated rights of 8-year-old arrested at elementary school, lawsuit alleges
The family of an 8-year-old Florida boy who was arrested at his elementary school in 2018 filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against police, city and school officials. The boy’s mother, Bianca Digennaro, claims her son’s civil rights were violated during the Dec. 14, 2018 incident. Footage of Key West police attempting to cuff the...
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Mets’ shaky finances could help determine impending sale
The Mets’ sale process is nearing a finish with much still left in the air. Suitors are preparing to make final bids by a just set Aug. 31 deadline, as first reported Tuesday by Sportico. Yet, the three main remaining bidders have not seen the detailed Mets financials and are expected to start reviewing the...
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CNN Suggests Joe Biden Could 'Step Aside' for Kamala Harris
CNN's Chris Cillizza wrote that Kamala Harris "will be ready to step in if and when Biden decides to step aside." CNN president Jeff Zucker endorsed Harris for California attorney general in 2009.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar easily holds off well-funded challenger in Minnesota primary
Rep. Ilhan Omar easily held off a well-funded challenger Tuesday night to win her Democratic primary in Minnesota. Omar — a member of a quartet of Congressional progressives known as “The Squad” — defeated four opponents, including newcomer Antone Melton-Meaux, who accused the freshman lawmaker of focusing more on her celebrity than delivering for her...
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USC's Mike Bohn: Pac-12 cancellation 'another incomprehensible consequence' of coronavirus
USC athletic director Mike Bohn said the Pac-12's cancellation of fall sports was the result of too much uncertainty moving forward during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dana White: Impa Kasangay will make UFC debut vs. Maki Pitolo at Aug. 22 event
Impa Kasanganay and Maki Pitolo will make quick turnarounds against one another, according to Dana White.        Related StoriesDWCS 28 video: Joe Pyfer suffers gruesome arm injury, grosses out Dana White in the processDWCS 28 video: Adrian Yanez scores 39-second standing TKO in Jorge Masvidal-esque fashionUFC 252 free fight: Junior Dos Santos hands Tai Tuivasa his first career defeat 
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Damian Lillard goes off for 61 points, pulls Blazers closer to playoffs
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Damian Lillard is simply willing the Portland Trail Blazers toward the postseason. The veteran guard tied a career-high with 61 points, leading the Blazers to a 134-131 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night that moved his team into eighth place in the Western Conference. “Ain’t nothing I want...
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Former Minnesota lieutenant governor wins GOP primary, set to face conservative Dem in key battleground race
Former Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach on Tuesday declared victory in the GOP Primary for Minnesota’s 7th congressional district in the rural western part of the state.
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Damian Lillard does it again with 61 points as Blazers seize eighth place in West
Damian Lillard tied his career high with 61 points as the Blazers held off the Mavs to to move into sole possession of eighth place in the West       
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In California Sen. Kamala Harris, Biden chooses a VP hailing from our most diverse state
California is also a state of immigrants. And fittingly, Sen. Kamala Harris is the daughter of immigrant parents — a father from Jamaica, a mother from India. Harris is not only the first Black woman, but also the first Asian American person to be given a spot on a major presidential ticket. She's got special license to articulate the case against Trump's xenophobic, family-ripping immigration policies.
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Trump warns of mail-in voting 'disaster', predicts China, Russia will be 'grabbing plenty' of ballots
President Trump doubled down on his criticism of mail-in voting on Tuesday, telling Fox News' Sean Hannity in an exclusive interview that it would lead to “catastrophic corruption,” and slammed the process as "a rigged election waiting to happen."
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Oil spill creates 'deluge of black slick' off Mauritius shore
Mauritius continues to clean up the tons of oil spilled into the sea from a wrecked Japanese ship off its shore. The crack in the stranded tanker is widening and risks splitting into two. Journalist Kaori Enjoji reports.
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Michael Goodwin: Kamala Harris an underwhelming pick for vice president
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UFC 252 free fight: Junior Dos Santos hands Tai Tuivasa his first career defeat
Relive Junior Dos Santos' finish of Tai Tuivasa in the main event of UFC Fight Night 142.        Related StoriesIon Cutelaba tests positive for COVID-19; Magomed Ankalaev rematch off of UFC 252Kai Kamaka III vs. Tony Kelley in the works as late addition to UFC 252Dana White: Impa Kasangay will make UFC debut vs. Maki Pitolo at Aug. 22 event 
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Harris Urged Supporters to Donate to Group Pushing Defunding Police
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) earlier this year urged supporters in the wake of protests over George Floyd's death to donate to a group pushing for the defunding of police.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene, who made racist videos, wins GOP nod in Georgia
ATLANTA — Marjorie Taylor Greene, a businesswoman who has expressed support for the far-right conspiracy theory QAnon and been criticized for a series of racist comments, has won the Republican nomination for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Greene beat neurosurgeon John Cowan in a primary runoff for the open seat on Tuesday in the deep-red district...
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Islanders face massive challenge in stopping Alex Ovechkin
Last year, the Islanders handled a first-round playoff matchup with Sidney Crosby by keeping one of the best in the game without a single goal. Now, an even bigger threat awaits: Alex Ovechkin. The Islanders’ top defensive pair of Adam Pelech and Ryan Pulock will once again be tasked with slowing down an elite talent...
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Biden picks Senator Kamala Harris as running mate; Sailors describe out-of-control fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard
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Trump calls 'most liberal' Harris 'dangerous choice' for Biden: 'Not sure that's what the country wants'
President Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity in an exclusive interview Tuesday that presumptive vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is "the most liberal person, supposedly, in the Senate," adding "I'm not sure that's what the country wants -- if it is, we've got problems."
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Gupta shares his concerns on Russia Covid-19 vaccine
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss their interview with Russia Direct Investment Fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev following Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement about the approval of a coronavirus vaccine amid unanswered questions over its safety.
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Left showing hypocrisy with China meddling revelations: Goodwin
China Joe and Beijing Biden could be more than pejorative nicknames Trumpers throw at the Democrats’ nominee. It turns out there is some evidence behind the gamesmanship. A new national intelligence report says foreign adversaries have their presidential preferences and are trying to tilt our election. Among the findings, China and Iran want Biden in...
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Yankees’ win over Braves includes Aaron Judge false alarm
Four games in three days on the Gulf of Mexico during the weekend resulted in a trio of defeats and the loss of their designated hitter. So after resting Monday, the Yankees opened an extended stay in New York on Tuesday night when they hosted the Braves at Yankee Stadium. “We love being home and...
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Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn reveals he had COVID-19 in opening scene of 'Hard Knocks'
It took less than five minutes into "Hard Knocks" for the vicious reality of 2020 to sink in as Chargers coach Anthony Lynn revealed he had COVID-19.       
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Facebook says pandemic hurt enforcement on suicide, child nudity
OAKLAND, Calif. — Looks like the machines aren’t ready to take over just yet. The COVID-19 pandemic affected Facebook’s ability to remove harmful and forbidden material from its platforms, the company said Tuesday. Sending its content moderators to work from home in March amid the pandemic led the company to remove less harmful material from...
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Cop posted "Kill em all" on protest livestream, investigation finds
The CSPD police chief chose not to fire Sergeant Wrede, calling his actions "an isolated incident of an error in judgment."
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Flashback: Kamala Harris once called Jussie Smollett's claims of an attack an 'attempted modern day lynching'
Sen. Kamala Harris, who was picked to be presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's running mate Tuesday, once called actor Jussie Smollett’s claims of being attacked an “attempted modern day lynching” in January 2019 when reports of it first surfaced.
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Coronavirus: Growth in Daily U.S. Deaths Plateaus
There has been little or no change in the average daily growth of new coronavirus fatalities reported in the United States since early August, a Breitbart News data analysis revealed.
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L.A. school board approves deal on remote learning; critics say it falls short on teaching
L.A. Board of Education approves agreement with union for structured online teaching. Critics say it needlessly shortens the traditional school day.
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