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The Life-Threatening “Ride” That Action Park Actually Decided to Abandon

But not before my father—who ran the infamous amusement park for 20 years—tested it on his employees.
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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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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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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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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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NYPD Chief of Department injured during protest on Brooklyn Bridge
The city’s top uniformed cop was injured when he was attacked by a group of people who were at a George Floyd protest on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, police said. Chief of Department Terence Monahan received “non-life threatening injuries” during the scuffle and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, an NYPD spokesman...
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Trey Gowdy hits back at AOC on NYC crime wave: 'Go check the criminal histories'
New York City's recent crime spike has nothing to do with impoverished residents being hungry, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Wednesday.
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Monument To Black Lives Matter Protester Replaces Slave Trader In Bristol
Edward Colston's statue had stood for 125 years before protesters toppled it in June. Now, a very different figure has taken its place — but it won't last long without the British city's permission.
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Britons faces $125 fine for failing to wearing masks amid coronavirus resurgence
People in England who do not wear face coverings inside shops and supermarkets later this month face upwards of $125 in fines, according to new rules announced this week in an effort to prevent further coronavirus outbreaks.
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Apple won’t have to pay nearly $15 billion in European taxes
A new court ruling is bad news for Europe’s efforts to crack down on its own internal tax havens.
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De Blasio says Phase 4 reopening of cultural venues in NYC may be delayed
Some of the Big Apple’s biggest attractions including leading cultural venues and shopping malls may have to wait longer to reopen from the coronavirus shutdown, Mayor de Blasio said Wednesday. New York City is the only region in the state that has not entered Phase Four of Gov. Cuomo’s reopening plan — and it has...
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This is what Ben Bernanke says needs to be done to save US economy
Ben Bernanke says the most important thing Congress can do to fix the US economy is to provide help to state and local governments .
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Jeff Sessions stands by Mueller probe recusal, leaves office ‘with no regrets’
Speaking to supporters after conceding to Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday’s GOP primary, Sessions said he was ending his career in public service "with no regrets."
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Massive oil pipeline fire in Egypt injures 17
CAIRO – A major fire broke out after a leak of oil from the Shuqair-Mostorod pipeline next to a busy highway in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday and 17 people were injured, authorities said. The pipeline runs along a motorway on the outskirts of the capital and a spark caused by passing cars ignited crude...
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New Hampshire Gov. Sununu says masks won't be required when students return in the fall
If New Hampshire schools return to in-person classes in the fall, masks will not be mandated despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation that everyone wear a mask around other people in public.
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The Explosive Documents That Solved a 45-Year-Old Australian Political Mystery
What did Queen Elizabeth know and when did she know it?
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Brazil governor: We have to combat the coronavirus and Bolsonaro virus
São Paulo governor João Doria criticizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's response to the coronavirus pandemic and growing case numbers in Brazil, saying Bolsonaro "gives the wrong example."
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The international community must guarantee equal global access to a covid-19 vaccine
We must ensure that vaccines will be distributed according to a set of transparent, equitable and scientifically sound principles.
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An all-Black football team at a Georgia high school receives its championship rings -- 50 years later
In 1969, the Houston High Indians football team won the state championship, defeating Wilson High School 14-0. It was a first for the middle-Georgia city of Perry.
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White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf says Michael Jordan would have reached the majors
Jordan played for the White Sox's Class AA team in 1994 during his NBA hiatus.       
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Transcript: Trump on masks, schools, race and Roger Stone
The president spoke to CBS News' Catherine Herridge at the White House.
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Ecuador teen teaches class under a tree for kids without internet
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador – An Ecuadorean teenager has set up an improvised school under a tree in a poor neighborhood of northern Guayaquil for some 40 students who haven’t been able to study during the novel coronavirus lockdown for lack of internet access. Almost nobody in the Reality of God neighborhood has a computer or a...
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Letters to the Editor: New lawyers can't take the bar exam. The L.A. Times' proposed fix wouldn't help
Allowing recent graduates to practice law now while making them study for an exam in October would not help.
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French president Macron, wife confronted by maskless protesters on Bastille Day
French President Emmanuel Macron’ and his wife Brigitte were confronted by maskless protesters during a Bastille Day stroll in a public garden, raising new concerns about their security arrangements.
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Atlantic hurricane season: Where do tropical storms form in July?
Midway through the summer and the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season continues to be one of the most active on record.
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With Sergei Pavlovich out, Ciryl Gane vs. Shamil Abdurkhaimov targeted for Sept. 19 UFC event
Ciryl Gane and Shamil Abdurakhimov had been scheduled to fight each other twice before.       Related StoriesAlexander Volkanovski: Maybe 'Korean Zombie' and his team 'need another good slapping'UFC on ESPN 13 free fight: Dan Ige submits Luis GomezMural in Russia honors new UFC champion Petr Yan 
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Iggy Azalea reveals the name of her baby boy
Azalea shared her son's name in a post to Instagram on Tuesday.
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Nick Cannon let go by ViacomCBS over anti-Semitic comments
ViacomCBS is ending a decades-long relationship with Nick Cannon after he recently made anti-Semitic comments on his podcast.
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Oklahoma governor tests positive for the coronavirus
Governor Kevin Stitt attended President Trump's rally in Tulsa last month.
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There’s a Washington football bombshell coming and it’s not about the name
The removal of a racist nickname won’t end Daniel Snyder’s problems. Not long after the Washington owner announced that his team would no longer be known as the Redskins, a series of cryptic tweets from local reporters emerged, warning of an imminent bombshell set to shake the franchise to its core. “The warped and toxic...
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Competitive hot dog eaters are near peak human ability, study finds
Joey Chestnut better ketchup. Competitive eaters are physically capable of gobbling down 84 hot dogs in ten minutes — nine more than the world record set by Chestnut earlier this month, according to a sports study published Wednesday. The theoretical speed eating performance standard, based on 39 years of data from Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog...
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Universe is 13.8 billion years old, scientists confirm
The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, according to new research recently published by an international team of astrophysicists.       
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A look back at the tragic deaths that rocked the 'Glee' cast
The cast of “Glee” was hit with tragedy once again after authorities in California officially confirmed on Tuesday that actress Naya Rivera died in an accidental drowning incident last week.
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The bill is coming due for those who sold their souls to Trump
He makes fools and losers of those who back him.
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Sitcoms on Peacock: 5 Classic Shows to Start Streaming
Munsters, beavers, rednecks—oh my!
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Trump says he has 'very good relationship' with Fauci after White House official criticizes doctor
President Trump said Wednesday that he has a “very good relationship” with Dr. Anthony Fauci, just hours after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro published a blistering op-ed criticizing the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for his projections on the coronavirus pandemic.
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33-Year-Old Tech Entrepreneur’s Dismembered Body Discovered Inside His Luxury Manhattan Condo
Security footage shows a struggle between Fahim Saleh and a man dressed entirely in black outside his front entrance
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Walmart Will Require Shoppers To Wear Masks; Other Retailers Urged To Follow
Walmart and Sam's Club join a growing list of retailers to make masks mandatory in stores. The National Retail Federation is urging all stores to adopt the same policy.
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Fox News' Harris Faulkner to host primetime special on civil unrest across America
Fox News Channel will air a primetime special about race relations, “Harris Faulkner Presents: The Fight For America,” on Sunday, July 19th at 10 p.m. ET, the network announced on Wednesday.  
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All Walmarts, Sam’s Clubs to require shoppers wear masks
Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam’s Club stores, making it the largest retailer to introduce such a policy that has otherwise proven difficult to enforce without state and federal requirements. The company said the policy will go into effect on Monday to allow time to inform...
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Companies consider workplace surveillance measures amid coronavirus pandemic
As more companies prepare for employees to return into the workplace, some are considering different ways of monitoring employees for possible COVID-19 infections. Axios reporter Erica Pandey joined CBSN to discuss her reporting on how companies are weighing the use of surveillance on employees in the name of safety.
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Center Theatre Group, looking to a post-pandemic future, picks a Dave Harris play
Playwright Dave Harris' "Tambo & Bones," an examination of American racism past, present and future, joins the Kirk Douglas Theatre lineup.
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Jeff Sessions loses Senate bid to Trump-backed newcomer Tommy Tuberville
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions lost his chance to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama's GOP runoff election. Political newcomer and former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville beat Sessions, who has been at odds with President Trump since he recused himself from Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 election. Tuberville was backed by the president and is now set to face Democratic Senator Doug Jones in November. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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Nick Cannon slams ViacomCBS for firing him over anti-Semitic comments
Cannon demanded full ownership of MTV's "Wild 'n Out" and an apology from ViacomCBS, which cut ties with him over 'anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.'
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How comic book rebel Grant Morrison put his stamp on Peacock’s ‘Brave New World’
“I was looking for a challenge,” he says.
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