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Trump says CDC Director Robert Redfield got it all wrong on COVID-19 masks, vaccines

President Trump on Wednesday said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield gave Congress “incorrect information” about masks and the speed of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Redfield told a Senate subcommittee hours earlier that the public won’t receive a potential vaccine until summer 2021. He also said wearing a face mask probably is...
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Adam Pelech’s absence felt in Islanders’ Game 6 loss
The Islanders wouldn’t have gotten as far as they did in these playoffs without Adam Pelech, so it wasn’t surprising when they couldn’t keep their season alive without him. Pelech was scratched before the 2-1 overtime loss in Game 6 to the Lightning on Thursday night, which ultimately ended the Islanders season. The Fourth Period...
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Once a homeless street vendor, 18-year-old cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal has now been signed in a $327,000 deal
A typical young adult, donned in a pink and purple club jersey, with long limbs and a sprouting mustache, Yashasvi Jaiswal quickly runs his fingers through his hair. The words of wisdom that follow belie his 18 years.
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From homeless street vendor to India's $327,000 man
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Once a homeless street vendor, 18-year-old cricketer has now been signed in a $327,000 deal
A typical young adult, donned in a pink and purple club jersey, with long limbs and a sprouting mustache, Yashasvi Jaiswal quickly runs his fingers through his hair. The words of wisdom that follow belie his 18 years.
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Firefighter missing at wildfire outside Los Angeles
The firefighter went missing in the San Bernardino National Forest while battling the El Dorado Fire.
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Giants’ Andrew Thomas faces big test vs. Bears’ dynamic duo
Andrew Thomas aced a huge test in his first NFL game, and it only gets easier now. Wait a second. The Bears’ tandem of Khalil Mack and Robert Quinn is up next? Never mind then. Thomas more than held his own at left tackle for the Giants against the Steelers’ Bud Dupree — 11.5 sacks...
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How technology is helping honey bees
Global honey bee populations are in decline, putting the world's food supply under pressure. But new technologies could help beekeepers counter the threat.
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Joe Burrow Sets New NFL Records as Bengals Lose to Browns on Thursday Night Football
The first overall pick of the NFL draft threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns as the Bengals fell to 0-2 for the season.
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Florida Man Attacked by Alligator That Tried to Drag Him Under Water Escapes by Gouging its Eye
Mark Johnson, 61, was walking his golden retriever Rex close to the bank of a canal in Port St. Lucie last Sunday morning when the alligator lunged from the water unprovoked.
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Tickets for Qantas flight to nowhere sell out in minutes
Australian airline Qantas has announced plans for a seven-hour scenic flight that will perform a giant loop taking in Queensland and the Gold Coast, New South Wales and the country's remote outback heartlands. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
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U.K. Is Still Two Levers From Negative Rates
Sterling markets got a jolt when the Bank of England said it was contingency planning for taking rates below zero. But it’s not out of conventional tools yet.
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Yashasvi Jaiswal, the Indian ex-street vendor set to make IPL debut
Yashasvi Jaiswal grew up in a rural village in India dreaming of becoming a cricket star. Now, the 18-year old batsman is set to make his debut for the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
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Marcus Maye is no longer in Jamal Adams’ Jets shadow
Marcus Maye was overshadowed from the moment he entered the NFL. When the Florida standout was selected with the 39th-overall pick in the 2017 draft, the Jets had already taken Jamal Adams with the sixth-overall pick. So, Maye became the “other” safety for his first three seasons, a solid producer who was easily overlooked beside...
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Fauci would bet on effective and safe coronavirus vaccine by November or December
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said on Wednesday that he expects a coronavirus vaccine to be proven safe and effective before the end of 2020. 
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C.D.C.’s Contentious Testing Guidance on Covid-19 Was Not Written by Its Scientists
Joe Biden is trying to focus the election on President Trump’s coronavirus response. The global caseload passed 30 million. New Zealand recorded no new cases for the first time in weeks.
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As Trump clashes with CDC, the media accuse him of ignoring science
The latest media uproar over Trump--there seems to be at least one a day--was triggered by the way he contradicted the head of the CDC.
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Coronavirus updates: Las Vegas bars, breweries to reopen Sunday; Texas eases business restrictions; India reports 96K more cases in 24 hours
Bars in Las Vegas reopen Sunday. Texas to relax restrictions for businesses, except bars. India reports 96K more cases in 24 hours. Latest COVID news.        
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Colorado protesters charged in July 'occupation' of police precinct: reports
A group of Colorado protesters were charged Thursday, accused of kidnapping and inciting a riot after a July incident in which hundreds of protesters allegedly barricaded police officers inside an Aurora precinct for seven hours, according to a report.
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Louisville Metro Council passes vote of no confidence against mayor over handling of Breonna Taylor case
The Louisville Metro Council passed a resolution Thursday night that expresses no-confidence in Mayor Greg Fischer for his lack of transparency and mishandling of the Breonna Taylor case, a 26-year-old EMT killed in her home by police.
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Islanders’ next step is to go from contender to champion
And so it ends, six wins shy of the Stanley Cup for this Islanders team that went farther than their ancestors had over the last 27 years. It ends in disappointment, if not despair, with this 2-1 overtime defeat in Game 6 to the Lightning, who will face the Stars in the Cup final that...
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Two fatal gunshot victims found minutes apart in separate NYC incidents
Two fatal gunshot victims were found minutes apart in separate incidents on Thursday in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, police said. The body of a 44-year-old woman was found by a friend inside an Inwood apartment on West 206th Street near 10th Avenue, authorities said. Police said when they arrived at about 4 p.m., they...
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Mets’ thrilling win shows MLB expanded playoffs here to stay
It’s going to work. Major League Baseball is going to keep the 16-team postseason that emanated from the pandemic shutdown, and you’re going to like it. Don’t believe me? Then tell me you watched the Mets’ insane, 10-6 victory over the Phillies Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park and didn’t get roped in by the...
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A carjacker took a couple hostage on their way to church. He'd just shot four people, investigators say
Aileen and Jordan Stevens were driving to church Sunday when a car rear-ended their Ford Mustang along Interstate 24 in Tennessee. It was about 9:30 a.m. -- Aileen Stevens was teaching Sunday School that morning at their church in Rutherford County, her family said.
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Federal judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail
Fourteen states sued and the judge called the controversial changes "politically motivated"
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Joe Buck, voice of NFL on Fox, learns he’ll join dad in Pro Football Hall of Fame
Buck, 51, will join his late father – legendary sportscaster Jack Buck – as an inductee in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
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The US doesn't have to wait for a vaccine to get Covid-19 under control, nation's top doctor says
With the timeline of a widely available vaccine still unknown, the nation's top doctor says the US doesn't have to wait to get Covid-19 under control.
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Biden says if Trump acted sooner on coronavirus 'all the people would still be alive'
Joe Biden on Thursday said because President Trump failed to act sooner on the coronavirus, he was essentially responsible for every person in the U.S., who died from the disease.
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Shots fired at home of two New Jersey police officers who were inside with their 10-day-old child
Police are searching for two suspects after shots were fired at the New Jersey home of two police officers earlier this week while they were on the second floor with their 10-day-old child, police say.
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How smart tech could help save the world's honey bees
Technology startups are developing smart devices to improve the health of honey bees.
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Phil Mickelson’s US Open dream may have just died for last time
The dream is dead. Again. For the 28th time in his career, Phil Mickelson, 50, will depart from a U.S. Open without the trophy he’s coveted most in his otherwise decorated career that has produced 44 victories, including five major championships. In the case of this, the 120th U.S. Open at Winged Foot, he’s going...
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Biden shows the qualities Trump lacks at CNN town hall
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TikTok and Instagram Face Off for Luxury Influencers
The platforms are promising new features and big audiences in a race to lure important luxury brands.
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'Fun stuff'? Dana White teases Conor McGregor return
Maybe Conor McGregor isn't retired after all. On Thursday, UFC president Dana White said he's been in contact with McGregor about a potential return.       
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How ‘Degrowth’ Pushes Climate and Well-Being Over GDP
In recent years, a group of economists, ecologists, and anthropologists has gained attention for trying to overturn a core tenet of economic policy — that growth is good for everyone. Known as the “degrowth” movement, these scholars suggest a reframing of humanity’s goals along ecological lines to address the climate crisis, along with a reconsideration of using gross domestic product as a metric for progress. The upheaval of the coronavirus crisis has added fuel to the debate.
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As many as 51% of all school employees are at increased risk of Covid-19, study finds
School districts across the country are navigating out how to reopen safely amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, and the results of a new study could make those decisions more difficult.
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Hannity chides Kamala Harris for 'out of touch' joke about kids returning to school
Hannity: Why is Kamala Harris laughing at kids returning to school?
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Trump’s Social Security-illegal immigration attack on Biden misses its mark
The Trump campaign uses deceptive editing and a confusing message on illegal immigration to attack Biden in swing states.
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What to watch on Friday: ‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ on Amazon Prime
Friday September 18, 2020 | “Ratched” on Netflix.
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Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper's new song 'Holy' draws on faith and hope
Justin Bieber is here to give us the feels with his new gospel-tinged song "Holy" featuring Chance the Rapper. Released Sept. 18.        
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Paris Hilton's sister Nicky calls her 'greedy,' says she needs to take a vacation
Paris Hilton's sister Nicky is getting real.
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Mollie Hemingway compares media treatment of Trump vs. Biden: ‘It is beyond propaganda’
Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway argues that the media's treatment of President Trump compared to Joe Biden is evidently unfair.
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Joe Biden showed America a different kind of leadership
For a couple of hours Thursday night, America was treated with honesty and compassion by a man who wants to hold its highest office. That could be the entire review right there, how jarring and unusual it was to visualize a president who could clear the extremely low bar of telling the truth and caring about pain. We've had presidents like that before, of course, but after a particularly brutal news week it was starting to feel like that kind of leadership belongs to a different era.
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CFFC 84 results: Jared Scoggins wins vacant bantamweight title in dominant fashion
Jared Scoggins is the new CFFC bantamweight champion after a dominant performance Thursday.        Related StoriesScary scene at CFFC 84: Jordan Totoni lies unconscious for 15 minutes after violent KOScary scene at CFFC 84: Jordan Totoni lies unconscious for 15 minutes after violent KO - Enclosure'Fun stuff'? Dana White says UFC working with Conor McGregor on return – of some kind 
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Photos of the Week: Tinside Lido, Log Climber, Dragon Temple
The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, a hammock on Australian ski slopes, wildfire damage in Oregon, scorched wetlands in Brazil, flooding in Florida from Hurricane Sally, continued protests in Belarus, smoky skies over Seattle, scenes from the Crimean Fashion Week, and much more.
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Yankees making history with this show of home run power
Homer barrage is not enough. It doesn’t do it. We have seen homer barrages before. So it is inadequate to use those two words to describe what the Yankees did for three days to the Black and Blue Jays. For the Yankees earned their Bronx Bomber moniker with a century of clout. Yet, no Yankees...
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Sparks limp into the offseason after playoff loss to Sun
With standout forward Nneka Ogwumike unable to play, the Sparks failed to overcome a slow start in their 73-59 loss to the seventh-seeded Connecticut Sun.
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Seahawks' L.J. Collier reveals race was factor in whether he was allowed in people's houses as a kid
Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman L.J. Collier opened up Thursday about his childhood and what he experienced growing up in a small Texas town.
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Country star John Rich slams Nashville mayor as 'de Blasio of the South' over COVID controversy
Country star John Rich took issue with Nashville, Tenn., Democratic Mayor John Cooper on Thursday, after the local FOX affiliate there discovered the politician's office may have kept true coronavirus data from the public because the figures were so low.
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