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Coronavirus: Senate passes surprise extension of application deadline for PPP loans

The Senate passed an extension for the Paycheck Protection Program to August 8 by unanimous consent Tuesday night.       
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Mayor de Blasio says NYC will restart for construction projects in August
The announcement from City Hall on Wednesday comes after The Post revealed growing complaints from politicians and affordable housing advocates to get construction moving again.
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Man blamed for nearly half of Sri Lanka’s coronavirus cases speaks out
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — For months he’s been anonymous, but now Prasad Dinesh, linked by Sri Lankan authorities to nearly half of the country’s more than 2,600 coronavirus cases, is trying to clear his name and shed some of the stigma of a heroin addiction at the root of his ordeal. Under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa,...
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Shop one-day deals on SanDisk and Western Digital electronic storage at Amazon
While storage doesn't always come cheap, it's pretty inexpensive right now on Amazon. Western Digital and SanDisk are offering up to 25% off on a variety of products from SSDs and microSD cards to flash drive for one day only.
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Apple enters the crowded market of daily news podcasts
Apple is betting on customers who want to listen to — not just read — the news on their devices. The company announced Wednesday it will start producing its own daily news briefing called Apple News Today.
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Amber Heard accused of ‘stealing’ ex-assistant’s ‘sexual violence’ story
She also told the court Heard would drink "vast quantities of wine" and then send "incoherent and abusive texts between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on a daily basis."
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UnitedHealth profit surged 102 percent — but elective-surgery costs loom
UnitedHealth Group on Wednesday warned of rising costs later this year as Americans catch up on less urgent surgeries delayed by the coronavirus pandemic but stuck to its full-year forecast after posting a near 102 percent surge in quarterly profit. Shares of UnitedHealth, the first US health insurer to report second quarter results, were down...
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Dodgers’ clubhouse attendant ‘Chico’ is the star of summer camp
As chaotic and messy as MLB’s spring training 2.0 has been so far, it has also provided its fair share of awesome moments. One of the most notable stories has come out of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ camp. Clubhouse attendant Francisco Herrera, known as “Chico,” has been playing in the team’s intrasquad games – and...
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Shaq helped a stranded Florida driver and then fist-bumped the cops who arrived to help
We've seen Shaquille O'Neal make countless assists on the basketball court, but this week he made one on the highway, helping out a Florida driver who blew out a tire.
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Forget Kanye. The real Paycheck Protection Program scandal is about who it didn't help
Last week, the American public found out what kind of businesses received the bulk of the government-backed loans offered to small businesses in the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
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This Republican governor just showed the receipts to the coronavirus 'herd immunity' crowd
Tate Reeves is the Republican governor of Mississippi. He's also an economics major who worked for a bank prior to getting into politics.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls out lack of outrage over anti-Semitism
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Hall of Famer and former Los Angeles Lakers star, is not happy with the lack of outrage against anti-Semitism in both sports and Hollywood. “When reading the dark squishy entrails of popular culture, meh-rage in the face of sustained prejudice is an indisputable sign of the coming Apatholypse: apathy to all forms...
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Trump likens Democrat-led cities to 'war zones,' hints at federal intervention
President Trump on Wednesday likened Democrat-led cities to “war zones,” while hinting federal intervention could be coming.
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Is Peacock worth your time and money? Our TV critic weighs in
Peacock, a new streaming service from NBCUniversal, has come for your eyeballs. Does it deserve them? Use our handy guide to its launch offerings to find out.
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Slave trader statue replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester
At a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Bristol, UK, the statue of 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston was toppled. Now a new sculpture has appeared on its once-empty plinth.
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Disturbing video shows teens beating pregnant mom, kicking toddler
A group of teens pummeled a pregnant Illinois mom — and even drop-kicked her helpless tot — during a caught-on-video brawl, according to footage and reports. The disturbing confrontation circulating on Twitter showed two young women attacking the woman as she stood with her young daughter outside a home Friday in the village of Brooklyn....
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Abandoned decaying oil tanker may explode, sparking environmental and humanitarian catastrophe, UN warns
An abandoned oil tanker in the Red Sea loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil may explode or rupture, causing a major environmental and humanitarian disaster.
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Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot killed in a freak car accident
Tributes have poured in after Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot was killed in a freak car accident Tuesday.
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Michigan police officer saves choking 3-week-old baby: 'It was just another day on the job'
A Michigan police officer, who has been hailed a hero after he saved a newborn girl from choking, told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday that “it was a very stressful situation,” but his training helped.
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Trump calls on Iran to stop execution of three protesters, says it would be a ‘terrible signal’
President Trump on Wednesday called on the Iranian regime to stop the execution of three protesters that were expected imminently -- warning that it would send a “terrible signal to the world.”
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Join Kara Swisher to discuss Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook boycott
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Comet NEOWISE may have sodium tail, new images suggest
The NEWOWISE comet has excited researchers since it was first discovered in March. Now, new images of the celestial object reveal it may have a sodium tail.
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Oklahoma’s Kevin Stitt is first US governor to test positive for COVID-19
The revelation came as Oklahoma saw a surge of coronavirus cases.
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Mike Pompeo Announces Sanctions Against Huawei, Other Chinese Companies
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced sanctions against certain employees of Huawei, which supports the Chinese Communist Party.
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Texans' Kenny Stills charged with felony after arrest at Breonna Taylor protest
Houston Texans' Kenny Stills among dozens arrested during protest at Kentucky attorney general's home over police shooting of Breonna Taylor.
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Union head wants State Troopers out of NYC over anti-chokehold bill
The head of the New York State Troopers union wants to yank 200 members from the Big Apple over opposition to the city’s criminalizing chokeholds, he said in a letter Wednesday — the same day Mayor Bill de Blasio was expected to sign the legislation. “I am demanding that New York State Police Superintendent Keith...
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North Carolina city approves ‘reparations,’ apologizes for role in slavery
North Carolina’s Asheville City Council apologized for its role in slavery and racial discrimination, voting unanimously to provide reparations in the form of community investments to help Black residents. 
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Trump to roll back landmark environmental law to speed up approval of federal projects
President Donald Trump is expected to announce regulatory changes to the National Environmental Policy Act on Wednesday, a change that will speed up approval of federal projects such as mines, highways, water infrastructure, and gas pipelines -- effectively weakening what's considered to be a landmark conservation law.
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Woman Crush Wednesday: Nia Long Kills It In ‘Fatal Affair’
We live to watch the talented actress work her magic!
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Without waiter jobs, what happens to creative New York?
NEW YORK — It’s been the story for many a starry-eyed creative type looking for a big break in the Big Apple — wait tables to pay the bills while auditioning, performing, singing, painting, dancing, writing, whatever it takes to make the dreams of success come true. But there’s been a plot twist, thanks to...
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Prosecutor probing gun-toting couple says Trump, governor ‘came after’ her
A St. Louis prosecutor is accusing Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and President Trump of targeting her for investigating the white couple who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters last month, saying they “continue to play politics” in the aftermath of the incident. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner made the pointed allegation in a...
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Las Vegas casino company Boyd Gaming laying off 6,075 workers in 10 states
Boyd Gaming is best known for the Fremont Hotel, California Hotel and Casino, Gold Coast, Sam's Town, Suncoast and The Orleans resorts in Las Vegas.      
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King Arthur and his buds get a sexy new look with Netflix’s fantasy show ‘Cursed’
Fans of "300" and "The Witcher" will love this new show.
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Coronavirus hospitalizations in North Carolina hit single-day record
North Carolina on Tuesday hit a single-day record for the number of people hospitalized in the state due to the novel coronavirus. 
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Nikola Jokić eager to begin practicing with Nuggets in the NBA bubble after quarantine
USA TODAY Sports' Mark Medina breaks down the latest on Denver Nuggets All-Star Nikola Jokić after joining his team in Orlando.        
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Post Malone gets new ink after losing in beer pong to Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce
Rapper Post Malone is no stranger to interesting tattoos but having the autograph of Super Bowl champion Patrick Mahomes permanently inked on your body after losing a game of beer pong before a show definitely takes the cake. 
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Amazon Mandates 'Country of Origin' Labels in India to Avoid Fines
Amazon India will reportedly abide by new government requirements that all its products indicate where they were manufactured, reports indicated on Wednesday, a policy implemented following the surge of a national movement to boycott Chinese products.
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The 15 best places to buy patio and outdoor furniture online
Looking to upgrade your patio? Online retailers like Wayfair, Plow & Hearth, Target, and more are the best places to buy outdoor furniture online.       
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Lightning strike in Maine sets tree on fire as severe weather strikes region
A thunderstorm that lit up the skies in Maine last week also caused lit up a tree on the ground too. 
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Chrissy Teigen blocks 1M people on Twitter
“I have block chained over one million people, ONE MILLION people today and I am still flooded with sick psychopaths."
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Trump lawyers prepare for showdown with DA Cy Vance over tax returns
In a submission filed to a federal judge in Manhattan who originally presided over the case, the president's attorneys argued that Vance's subpoena was politically motivated and too broad.
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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says he’s tested positive for the coronavirus and is isolating at home.
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Jemele Hill Says DeSean Jackson's Antisemitic Posts Reveal 'Cultural Blindspot' for Blacks
Atlantic writer and former ESPN host Jemele Hill, has admitted that the sort of anti-Semitism seen in Eagles player DeSean Jackson's social media posts reveal an insensitivity to the persecution of others, within the black community.
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Ilhan Omar’s payments to husband’s firm hit $1 million in 2020 cycle
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., continues to dish out six-figure payments to her husband's firm, which has now received more than $1 million from her campaign this cycle.
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Video seen by CNN adds critical context to the moments before George Floyd's death, including details that weren't in an earlier transcript
• Floyd's family to file civil lawsuit against Minneapolis and police officers • New transcript reveals Floyd's final moments
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Walmart and Sam's Club to require all customers to wear masks
The face coverings mandate at the retail giants goes into effect on July 20.
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Meghan Markle’s estranged father Thomas has been trying to contact the duchess since her LA move: source
Meghan Markle’s estranged father Thomas Markle is reportedly attempting to contact the Duchess of Sussex, who is currently residing in her native Los Angeles.
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