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11-year-old boy shot in Brooklyn

An 11-year-old boy was shot in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, police said. The youngster was struck in the leg at about 9:45 p.m. on East 29th Street near Avenue D in East Flatbush, cops said. It wasn’t immediately clear if the victim was the intended target. He was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable...
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The U.S. Just Sent 2 Aircraft Carriers to the South China Sea. China Isn’t Happy
China accused the U.S. of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two aircraft carrier groups
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This New Boss Will Need to Be Her Own Activist
Amanda Blanc will have to justify why a breakup of U.K. insurer Aviva isn’t the way forward.
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Elections in Delaware and New Jersey, Blackout Day, Johnny Depp: 5 things to know Tuesday
Elections in Delaware and New Jersey, Blackout Day, Johnny Depp's libel case begins and more news you need to know Tuesday.       
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Why Scientists Are Eavesdropping on a Rainforest in Indonesia
The Kalimantan Rainforest in Borneo, Indonesia is one of the most biodiverse spots on Earth. Bustling with life, the dense greenery is home to orangutans, all kinds of birds, frogs, you name it. But the rainforest won’t stay that way if mining and logging continues unchecked. Which is why The Nature Conservancy’s Dr. Eddie Game is listening to the sounds of the rainforest to measure the impact of human activity on the area’s wildlife.
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About a fifth of adults in the US have moved due to Covid-19 or know someone who did, a new study shows
When the coronavirus pandemic began its rapid spread from country to country and eventually state to state, what once felt like home was no longer a safe haven for millions of people.
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Biden, Trump and the Gingrich effect: Democrats must toughen up to win the 2020 election
Democrats must go on offense to fight disinformation and voter repression, and be much more clear about the dangers of a two-term Trump presidency.       
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New law would require NYPD officers to obtain liability insurance: report
State lawmakers are churning out more proposed laws to hold cops accountable for misconduct.
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TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries
HONG KONG — TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect last week. The short-form video app’s planned departure from Hong Kong comes as various social media platforms and messaging apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram,...
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Foreign college students must take classes in person or leave country: reports
School administrators say they were surprised by announcement
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What civil rights groups want from Facebook boycott: Stop hate speech and harassment of Black users
Facebook boycott is giving voice to complaints that social media disproportionately stifles Black users while failing to protect them from harassment.      
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Siberia had its warmest June ever as wildfires raged and carbon dioxide emissions surged
An estimated 59 megatonnes of carbon dioxide were released across Siberia in June by wildfires raging across the vast Russian region, according to scientists at the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS).
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Siberia had its warmest June ever as wildfires raged and carbon dioxide emissions surged
An estimated 59 megatonnes of carbon dioxide were released across Siberia in June by wildfires raging across the vast Russian region, according to scientists at the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS).
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I got Covid-19 two months ago. I'm still discovering new areas of damage
The cough has come back, without warning and seemingly for no reason; so has the fatigue. True, neither are as debilitating as when I had the actual virus, but they are back.
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A former US soldier has pleaded not guilty to allegations he planned an attack on his own unit
A former US Army soldier facing terrorism charges pleaded not guilty to allegations that he was planning a mass casualty attack on his own unit by sending sensitive information to an extremist group.
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Brother of Little Rock mayor steals car with two kids inside, cops say
The brother of an Arkansas mayor was arrested Monday night for allegedly stealing a car with two children inside, a report said. Darrell Lamont Scott — brother of Little Rock mayor Frank Scott, Jr. —  hopped into the car as the engine was running in the parking lot outside Baptist Hospital, according to KATV. “Don’t...
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Hollywood comes to UK High Court as Depp takes on The Sun
Johnny Depp has a starring role in a courtroom drama in London, where he is suing a tabloid newspaper for libel over an article that branded him a “wife beater.”
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Trump's risky nose-to-nose challenge to China in the South China Sea
David Andelman writes that the deployment of two US aircraft carrier strike groups into the South China sea for the largest military exercise in years just as China has been holding its own drills around the Paracel Islands threatens an accidental conflict that could quickly, even catastrophically, escalate.
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Activist: Hong Kong freedoms are eroded under new law
The enactment of Hong Kong national security law has sparked wide concerns and fears in Hong Kong. In a latest move, the city's Education Bureau ordered schools to remove books that could violate the law. Speaking to CNN's Ivan Watson, pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong reacts to the controversial bill.
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US charges ex-Panama president’s sons with bribery, money laundering
PANAMA CITY – US prosecutors have charged two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli in connection with bribery and money laundering linked to Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, according to a federal complaint unsealed on Monday. Luis Enrique Martinelli, 38, and Ricardo Alberto Martinelli, 40, were arrested earlier in the day in Guatemala City as...
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A protester was struck by a car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Indiana
A vehicle in Bloomington, Indiana, hit at least one protester during a Black Lives Matter demonstration as it was ending Monday evening.
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Protester struck by car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Indiana
A vehicle hit at least one person at a Black Lives Matter protest in Bloomington, Indiana, as it was ending Monday evening.
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Foreign students must leave US if classes go online, new rules state
International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, provide additional pressure for universities to reopen even amid growing concerns about the recent...
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Mark Meadows: Trump is the only thing standing between Americans and the 'mob'
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Monday that President Trump is the only entity standing between the law-abiding American people and the left-wing mob that has set fire to city neighborhoods, defaced and destroyed public property and continues to call for the restriction of law enforcement.
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Ingraham: If lying was an Olympic sport, Democrats would be 'draped in gold medals'
Laura Ingraham defended President Trump against withering criticism from liberals Monday night after a weekend of backlash over his July Fourth remarks.
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5 of the victims who died in an Idaho plane collision have been identified
Authorities identified some of the victims in the deadly plane collision above an Idaho lake.
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Wisconsin man accidentally shoots golfer, 80, after aiming for woodchuck, police say
A Wisconsin man accidentally shot an 80-year-old golfer on Monday while aiming at woodchuck on his property, authorities said.
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Clarke Schmidt’s ‘swagger’ left quite an impression on J.A. Happ
There could be a scenario where Clarke Schmidt takes over for J.A. Happ in the Yankees’ rotation next year should the veteran lefty starter leave via free agency. Should that happen the Yankees will be in good hands according to Happ. “I did see him tonight, I was watching for sure. In spring training it...
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Descendants weight in on debate over Confederate symbols
ABC's Lionel Moise spoke with the descendants of Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jefferson about the debate over statues and monuments raging across the country.
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Teen attended church party with 100 people weeks before dying from coronavirus: report
A Florida teenager who died of the coronavirus attended a party at a church with 100 others just two weeks before her death, a report said Monday.
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California prisons replace their top medical officer amid a coronavirus outbreak
The top medical officer for California's corrections system has been replaced amid a growing coronavirus outbreak among the state's inmates.
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TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests
Google, Facebook and Twitter said they were reviewing China’s punitive new national security law for the city, a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by major American tech companies.
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Bubba Wallace signs endorsement deal with Beats by Dre
Beats by Dre announced Monday that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace signed an endorsement deal with the company. “We weren’t going to announce this until later this week, but hate cannot win the day,” Beats by Dre, which was acquired by Apple in 2014, wrote on Twitter. “No one should ever be asked to apologize for...
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Teddi Mellencamp's 5-month-old daughter, Dove, will undergo neurosurgery
Teddi Mellencamp has announced that her 5-month-old daughter will soon undergo neurosurgery.
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TikTok is leaving Hong Kong after controversial national security law goes into effect
TikTok said it will exit the Hong Kong market, joining other popular social media platforms expressing unease after China imposed a controversial national security law on the city.
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TikTok is leaving Hong Kong after national security law goes into effect
TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong, joining other big tech firms that have expressed wariness about operating in the Asian financial hub after China imposed a controversial national security law there.
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Mexican president is flying commercial to meet Trump
Despite having a private plane, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is flying commercial to the US this week to meet US President Donald Trump. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
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Atlanta mayor faces criticism over early handling of protest site
Bottoms was seen as a potential running mate for Joe Biden
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Nets’ Dzanan Musa to honor George Floyd with social justice jersey message
Dzanan Musa isn’t from around here. When the young Bosnian joined the Nets, he didn’t know much about the U.S., and less about the racial injustice prevalent here. But when he and his girlfriend saw the video of George Floyd’s May 25 killing at the hands of police, it left their eyes open. And tear-filled....
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Man with shotgun killed by police after threatening officers at Milwaukee VA hospital, officials say
A man armed with a shotgun was shot and killed by police on Monday night after he threatened officers at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center.      
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What to watch on Tuesday: ‘Jim Jefferies: Intolerant’ on Netflix
Tuesday July 7, 2020 | “What Would You Do” returns on ABC.
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D.C man allegedly set Confederate statue on fire, prosectors say
Man charged with helping destroy Pike statue in D.C.
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When Mets bench coach Hensley Meulens is expected to arrive at camp
Hensley Meulens has been absent from Citi Field since the start of spring training 2.0, but there is an expectation the new Mets bench coach will report to camp this week. Manager Luis Rojas declined comment Monday when asked about Meulens. Once Meulens arrives, the Mets will have a full coaching staff, even if all...
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro says lungs ‘clean’ after reported coronavirus symptoms
RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus and his lungs were “clean,” after local media reported he had symptoms associated with the COVID-19 respiratory disease. Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the impact of the virus, even as Brazil has suffered one of...
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Hong Kong Grants Police Sweeping New Powers Under National Security Law
Police can seek the security minister’s permission to order publishers, service providers and hosting services to remove messages, restrict or cease access to the message, or restrict or cease access by any person to the platform
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Miguel Andujar could still end up at third base for Yankees
The Yankees hope Miguel Andujar develops into a versatile player who can fill a role that has become very popular among big-league teams. However, don’t forget that Andujar started 132 games at third base in 2018 when he finished second in the AL Rookie of the Year race to the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, who turns...
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Atlanta mayor "still in a state of shock" after testing positive for coronavirus
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From Disney to NASCAR, brands are breaking away from the president's racial rhetoric
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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From Disney to NASCAR, brands are breaking away from Trump's racial rhetoric
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