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Trump Reportedly Suggested Selling Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
Elaine Duke, who was acting secretary of Homeland Security, said Trump responded to the hurricane's devastation like a businessman.
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Trump defends decision to commute Roger Stone's sentence
President Donald Trump defended his decision to commute Roger Stone's prison sentence, a commutation that CNN legal analyst Elie Honig says could have a potential criminal angle.
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Andrew McCarthy: Dems attacking Trump for Roger Stone clemency defended outrageous Clinton and Obama pardons
I can’t get too whipped up over President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s 40-month sentence for nonviolent criminal obstruction of a bogusly based and ridiculously over-prosecuted investigation.
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DeAndre Baker witness saga sets up tricky Giants decision
Is he worth the trouble? This is a question new Giants head coach Joe Judge must be wrestling with right now regarding troubled second-year cornerback DeAndre Baker. Sometime across the next 17 days before the Giants’ scheduled training camp report date of July 28, Judge is going to have to make one of the most...
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Michael Flynn could make a campaign comeback for Trump, insiders say
As Michael Flynn’s three-year legal drama nears its end, some of President Trump’s allies are hyping a new job for the ousted national security adviser: campaign surrogate. “He’s the perfect example of deep-state victimization,” former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told Politico. “Great surrogate — lots of people would come to see him.” Flynn,...
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Naya Rivera’s mother breaks down at California lake where actress went missing
The actress' mother and brother also donned life vests and boarded a boat to help with search efforts today.
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President Trump wears face mask for visit to military hospital
President Trump is covering up. The president, who has resisted calls to wear a face covering in public throughout the coronavirus epidemic, appeared for the first time with one before the White House press corps. It was navy blue bearing the presidential seal in gold. The occasion was a visit to Walter Reed Medical Center...
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Marymount Manhattan professor slept during anti-racism town hall, students say
Catching some z’s at Marymount Manhattan College isn’t looked upon kindly — no matter who you are. Students at the pricey Upper East Side school are demanding the dismissal of Patricia Simon, a theater arts associate professor who they accuse of falling asleep at an anti-racism virtual town hall last month. A petition with more...
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Tokyo hits record daily number of infections as cases mount in Japan
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NHLPA set its players back a generation with latest CBA
The greater good was served. A distasteful public dispute in the midst of a pandemic was avoided. The NHL’s next six seasons will be uninterrupted by labor discord. The fans win. But though decorum was maintained at all times, and material disagreements between the league and the union were generally kept behind closed doors, that...
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Trump wears a mask for first time in front of press pool
President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to Walter Reed Medical Center, which came during spikes in cases of coronavirus happening around the US. CNN's Kristen Holmes and Ana Cabrera discuss.
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Conservatives rally around Goya amid calls for boycott over CEO's support of Trump
A number of prominent conservatives have offered their support for Goya Foods as it faces mass calls for boycott over its CEO's decision to praise President Trump.
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The most dishonest, biased news coverage of our lifetimes — and it’s about to get worse
‘I don’t think I’ve ever seen such dishonest and biased coverage of any event.” That was Brit Hume, who has been covering events for more than 50 years for Fox News, ABC News and investigative reporter Jack Anderson.
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The once-mocked ‘Never Trump’ movement becomes a sudden campaign force
The anti-Trump groups seek to build a national political operation, with a particular focus on convincing white suburban voters who consider themselves true Republicans to break from the president.
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Trump wears mask while visiting wounded soldiers, medical workers at Walter Reed hospital
Trump, who has been criticized for not wearing a mask at public events, donned one while visiting wounded soldiers at Walter Reed hospital        
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Ex-town manager on Eastern Shore facing felony theft charges
Law enforcement authorities are accusing the former manager of a town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore of stealing more than $100,000 from the community
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'Sadness and rage': Obituary for man who died of COVID-19 blames politicians for his death
Mark Anthony Urquiza's obituary laid blame for his death on "politicians who continue to jeopardize the health of brown bodies."       
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Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for Covid-19
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus, according to his official Twitter account.
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‘Last Christmas’ on HBO: Screw You Guys, This Movie Rules
Don't listen to the critics.
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Trump wears a mask during visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed
President Donald Trump paid a visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday and wore a mask, after months of refusing to be seen doing so in public.
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KSW 53 results: Mateusz Gamrot pieces up Norman Parke, earns doctor stoppage TKO win
Mateusz Gamrot left no doubt in the trilogy fight with a mastercalss display of striking.       Related StoriesUFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal live streaming watch-along with MMA Junkie Radio on SportsCastrSean O'Malley to fight Marlon Vera at UFC 252Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua included as playable characters in EA UFC 4 
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Jeff Sessions dismisses Trump's 'juvenile insults': 'My honor and integrity are far more important'
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted President Trump's "juvenile insults" on Saturday in a marked departure from his characteristic silence after years of attacks from his former boss.
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GOP voter registrations outpace Dems in swing states: report
The Republican Party has edged out the Democrats in the race to sign up new voters — and coronavirus lockdowns are to blame, a new report says. New registrations cratered in the last three months, says TargetSmart, a Democratic data firm. In May of this year, 194,596 new voters were registered nationwide, according to TargetSmart’s...
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Trump wears a mask during visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed
President Donald Trump paid a visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday and wore a mask, after months of refusing to be seen doing so in public.
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WHCA president accuses McEnany of 'denying reality' during press briefings
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany may have resumed regularly scheduled press briefings, but ABC News correspondent Jon Karl argued Saturday that she's not conducting them the right way.
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Amber Heard hid her nude movie scenes from Johnny Depp: court docs
"Pirates of the Caribbean" star Johnny Depp told the judge in the case that he was uncomfortable with the idea of his then-wife Amber Heard doing nude scenes.
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Brooklyn grad accuses principal of ignoring gunshot that terrorized students
A Brooklyn high school graduate charges the principal of his former school engaged in a “cover-up” of a shooting outside the building in late 2018, The Post has learned. Dejaun Wright, 19, who graduated from Cobble Hill HS in June last year after serving as student body president, filed a complaint saying Principal Anna Maria...
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'Few dozen' US Marines get coronavirus on Japan's Okinawa, official says
Marines at two American military bases in Japan have been infected with COVID-19, according to U.S. officials. 
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Top writer for ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ wrote racist tracts on a website. Surprise!
CNN exposes the pseudonymous online thoughts of the top writer for "Tucker Carlson Tonight."
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Search for Naya Rivera continues: Mom and younger brother Mychal visit Lake Piru
Authorities have shared the methods by which they are searching for actress Naya Rivera who is presumed dead after disappearing from a rented boat.        
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UFC 251: Best photos from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi
Check out these photos from the fights at UFC 251 at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.        Related StoriesPhotos: EA UFC 4 screenshotsPhotos: UFC 251 official weigh-ins and faceoffsPhotos: Joe Rogan through the years 
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Brooklyn Beckham is engaged to Nicola Peltz
Brooklyn Beckham is engaged to his girlfriend Nicola Peltz.
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Tracking the great white sharks spotted near NY, NJ beaches this summer
Beware beachgoers: social-distancing violators might be the least of your problems. At least three great white sharks lurk in local waters, with another monster moving our way, and a possible fifth maneater — the venerable Mary Lee, all 16 feet and 3,456 pounds of her — likely hanging around her old chomping grounds on the...
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Australian teenager, 15, killed in shark attack while surfing, 2nd such death in a week: reports
A 15-year-old Australian died Saturday when he was mauled by a shark while surfing -- the second such reported incident and death in a week, according to reports.
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Cincinnati CBP seizes more than 15,000 Xanax pills with street value of $230G
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a shipment of 15,750 Xanax pills in Cincinnati in late June, the agency announced Friday.
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Inside the suicide PSA video Ashley Massaro filmed just before her death
The tragic tune is now being released after the artists received the green light from her family.
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Decorated Green Beret known as ‘Captain America’ commits suicide
Master Sgt. Andrew Christian Marckesano, 34, was known as "Captain America" to his fellow soldiers in the 82nd Airborne regiment.
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Governor of Florida says if Walmart can open, so can schools
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis supported schools reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic saying, "if we can do Walmart, we can do schools," but former governor of Florida, Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL), says he "doesn't get the analogy."
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Frank Gore on Black Lives Matter: Police once ‘put a gun to my head’
Running back Frank Gore is a 15-year veteran who ranks third on the all-time career rushing list. Acquired this offseason by the Jets, he is expected to provide relief and backup for Le’Veon Bell. He runs through some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What are your thoughts on Black Lives Matter? A: We...
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Long Island police rescue kitten from storm drain
A Long Island police officer came to the rescue of a little black kitten that had fallen into a storm.
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Fox News condemns former 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' writer for 'horrific' racist, sexist comments
Fox News condemns "horrific racist, misogynistic and homophobic behavior" by "Tucker Carlson Tonight" writer Blake Neff, who has resigned.
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Florida homeowner shoots 3 home intruders, 2 fatally: sheriff
A teen was facing charges for a would-be armed home invasion robbery in Florida in which his two accomplices were shot and killed and he was wounded, authorities said.
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School masks are becoming fashion statement for players, coaches and fans
High schools are coming up with their own customized masks, mostly featuring their team's logos and school's emblems.
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Group fighting racial inequity funds nonprofits for communities of color
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Suspect accused of beheading Columbus statue
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Audubon Zoo's Pregnant Gorilla taking new mom classes
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Childcare essential as parents head back to work
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School board member says expletive at commenter
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