Democrats playing politics with Black Lives and other commentary

DC desk: Dems Playing Politics with Black Lives “Do black lives matter to Democrats?” asks Glenn Harlan Reynolds at USA Today. “A lot of black voters think the answer is no.” A Politico reporter spent time with “middle-class black voters outside Detroit” and “found they were disappointed in the Democrats” and “thought nothing much had...
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Yankees can forget about being American League favorites
The Yankees are not the American League favorites. Oh, the defending AL East champions might capture the junior circuit’s pennant. They certainly can. Yet if the first week of spring training 2.0 has taught us anything, it’s the folly of trying to anticipate a professional sports season defined and dominated by a pandemic. We don’t...
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Mueller on Stone: "He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so"
Mueller defended his two-year investigation into ties between Russia and President Trump's 2016 campaign in an op-ed.
Let’s play Jello shot Jenga to ease our pandemic stress
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Former USA Gymnastics coach arrested for sexual lewdness with a minor
A former USA Gymnastics coach has been arrested for multiple counts of lewdness with a minor, according to Las Vegas police. Terry Gray, 52, was arrested Friday by sex crimes detectives, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Gray coached in Las Vegas from 2009 to 2015 and was suspended by USA Gymnastics in...
‘He Remains a Convicted Felon’: Mueller Defends Russia Probe as Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence
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Former child stars reveal sex abuse, emotional trauma of Hollywood
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Trump dons mask in public for the first time, months after public health experts said everyone should
Trump has disparaged his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, for wearing a mask and publicly downplayed the importance of face coverings during the pandemic.
What Trump learned from Newt Gingrich
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San Antonio hospital treated patient who attended 'COVID party,' doctor says
Dr. Jane Appleby, the chief medical officer at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, says the hospital treated a patient who attended a 'COVID party.'
IndyCar racing fans return after late season start
Racing fans were out in their thousands on Saturday for the opening race of a weekend doubleheader at Road America, with IndyCar welcoming fans to its races for the first time this season. (July 11)
What Exactly Is Going on With Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith?
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President Trump Wears Face Mask in Public for First Time During Pandemic
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Katz's Deli offers outdoor dining for first time in its 132-year history
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Trump Wears Face Mask in Public for First Time During Coronavirus Pandemic
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Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon
Mueller sharply defends investigation into ties between Russia, Trump campaign.
Businesses including Apple and General Motors ask Trump to keep DACA in place
A group of top business leaders asked US President Donald Trump in a letter on Saturday to keep a program that protects nearly 800,000 young immigrants from deportation, stating that the economic recovery from the pandemic could be hurt if it is rescinded.
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Bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau might change golf like Tiger Woods once did
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Coronavirus ravages parts of the US as New York sees record lows
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Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers
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Shortage of coins in circulation causes concerns for small businesses and consumers
There is a shortage of coins in circulation as many businesses are no longer accepting cash as payment. But some experts warn that the emerging trend can be harmful for smaller businesses and low-income consumers who rely on coin transactions. Michael George reports.
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Jalen Rose: Knicks’ top choices should be Jason Kidd, Mark Jackson
If ESPN maven Jalen Rose ran the Knicks, his top two choices for head coach is one guy the team is not considering and one who figures as a long shot. Mark Jackson and Jason Kidd. “Two of the greatest minds to ever play basketball deserve another chance,’’ Rose told The Post. Jackson, a former...
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Turkey's Erdogan formally designates Hagia Sophia as a mosque
Turkey's President Erdogan issued a decree on Friday formally changing the status of the Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque. The decision was met with controversy as the historical landmark has roots in both Christianity and Islam. Holly Williams reports.
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This group is donating wedding gowns to health care workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic
A nonprofit organization is helping health care workers treating coronavirus patients have the wedding of their dreams by providing them with free wedding gowns.
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More Americans choose to vacation locally than abroad amid coronavirus pandemic
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Los Angeles is in the grips of a heat wave this weekend
Saturday's high reached 89 degrees in downtown Los Angeles, 99 in Pasadena, 105 in Van Nuys and 104 in Palmdale and Lancaster.
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Mueller defends Stone prosecution and says 'his conviction stands' in Washington Post op-ed
Former special counsel Robert Mueller, in a very rare move, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post defending his office's prosecution of Roger Stone and saying he is still a convicted felon and "rightly so" in light of President Donald Trump's commutation of Stone.
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World Council of Churches "dismayed" by Hagia Sophia decision
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally converted the former museum back into a mosque Friday and declared it open for Muslim worship.
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‘SNL’ star Colin Jost reveals his mom’s 9/11 nightmare story 
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Trump wears face mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic
President Trump visited the Walter Reed Military Hospital Saturday where he was spotted wearing a face mask in public for the first time amid surging cases of coronavirus in the U.S.
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Trump seen wearing face mask in public for first time
"I've never been against masks, but I do believe they have a time and a place," Trump told reporters.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Last Christmas’ on HBO, in Which Emilia Clarke Works Hard to Save a Cheesy Holiday Mess
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Trump wears mask for the first time in public
President Trump was seen wearing a mask in public on Saturday while he toured the Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Meanwhile, the president is receiving backlash for his decision to commutate the sentencing of his longtime advisor Roger Stone. Nikole Killion reports.
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Mueller defends Stone prosecution and says 'his conviction stands' in Washington Post op-ed
Former special counsel Robert Mueller, in a very rare move, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post defending his office's prosecution of Roger Stone and saying he is still a convicted felon and "rightly so" in light of President Donald Trump's commutation of Stone.
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Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit
"I love masks in the appropriate locations," Trump said Saturday. The president's frequent refusal to wear a face covering has stoked controversy, especially as coronavirus cases rise across the U.S.
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Ashes of Mexican COVID-19 victims blessed at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
It was a somber, solemn burden being carried at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday, where the cremated remains of Mexicans who died of COVID-19 were given a blessing before their journey home. Jorge Islas Lopez, the Consul General of Mexico, in a black suit, tie, and wearing a white face mask, carried a dark wooden box...
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San Francisco tech CEO steps down from company, enrolls in 'anti-racist program' after tirade against Asian family
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Former Russia special counsel Robert Mueller defends Roger Stone prosecution in wake of Trump commutation
Robert Mueller challenges President Trump: Roger Stone was 'prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes.'       
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'Broken Heart Syndrome' has increased during coronavirus pandemic, study shows
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"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Trump Reportedly Suggested Selling Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
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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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