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Spotify is crashing with other iPhone apps, Facebook glitch suspected
Pinterest and Tinder are also down.
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Activist Kimberly Jones on economic inequality and plans to turn her powerful words into action
Author and activist Kimberly Jones has received an outpouring of support for a powerful video comparing the economic plight of African Americans to a rigged game of Monopoly. Jericka Duncan spoke with Jones about her memorable message and future plans.
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Brandis Kemp, ‘Fridays’ and ‘AfterMASH’ Actress, Dies at 76
As a member of comedy group Low Moan Spectacular, Kemp also performed in El Grande de Coca Cola and Bullshot Crummond for HBO.
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Clemency expected for Roger Stone as prison clock winds down
President Donald Trump is publicly teasing clemency for his friend and former political adviser, Roger Stone, days before Stone is set to report to a federal prison in Georgia. At least half a dozen people close to the President told CNN it's widely believed he'll pardon or commute Stone's sentence, though the timing is still unclear.
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Tropical Storm Fay is soaking the US East Coast and is expected to make landfall Friday or overnight
Tropical Storm Fay is lashing the Mid-Atlantic coast with heavy rains and strong winds Friday morning ahead of an anticipated landfall in New Jersey -- a path expected to drench a good portion of the Northeast.
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Pompeo hits ‘spurious’ UN report that claims Soleimani's killing was unlawful
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday pushed back against a U.N. report that claimed the U.S. strike that killed Islamic Republic Guard Corps Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani breached international law -- with Pompeo describing the conclusions as “spurious.”
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Family and friends of Naya Rivera ‘in disbelief’ over her disappearance
A source who was close to the 33-year-old actress during her time on the hit FOX series told People Thursday that “nobody has heard anything.”
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Chicago mom whose 7-month-old was grazed by bullet has message for shooters: 'Turn yourself in' or stop violence
A Chicago mother whose 7-month-old son was grazed by a bullet this week has a message for the shooter: “Turn yourself in” or stop the violence. 
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Major Philippines broadcaster denied license as watchdogs warn over press freedom
Lawmakers in the Philippines have voted against granting a new license to one of the country's largest and most influential broadcasting networks, a move that critics say will undermine press freedom.
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Hundreds seen lining up for Downtown Disney reopening as coronavirus cases in California spike
Downtown Disney officially reopened Thursday after a four-month closure due to coronavirus.
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Mega-contract says Patrick Mahomes can’t do ‘pretty much every physical activity’
It seems like Patrick Mahomes can do anything on the football field. Off it, however, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is a bit more limited. After signing the richest contract in sports history — worth up to a reported $503 million — the Super Bowl 54 winner detailed what activites he’s no longer allowed to...
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Maximize small rooms with Bed Bath & Beyond's space-saving products
Bed Bath & Beyond has got you covered, and with a few smart basics, you can save space, time and budget, no matter how crowded you're feeling in a dorm that's now doubling as a work/study space.
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on testing positive for COVID-19 and requiring masks in public
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order requiring masks in public spaces. She also revealed she tested positive for COVID-19 and showed no symptoms. Bottoms joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss testing positive for the coronavirus and how she plans to enforce wearing masks in Atlanta.
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Trump doubles down on threat to cut funding for schools that don’t reopen
President Trump blasted virtual classes Friday as he doubled down on his threat to cut funding to public school districts that don’t reopen in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Now that we have witnessed it on a large scale basis, and firsthand, Virtual Learning has proven to be TERRIBLE compared to In School, or...
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Why are India and China sparring at the border?
India and China have disputed a thin stretch of land in the Himalayas for decades, now recent aggression has some concerned it could bring the two countries to war.
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What teachers will need for protection when schools reopen
Dartmouth biology professor Erin Bromage tells CNN's John Berman what teachers will need to protect themselves from coronavirus when schools reopen this fall.
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The Technology 202: Tech to contain coronavirus on college campuses sparks fresh privacy concerns
Schools are considering everything from contact-tracing apps to facial recognition.
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Giants mailbag: Don’t expect more from consistent Leonard Williams
You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Giants. Should we expect Leonard Williams to make more of an impact this season because he will be...
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Why Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti got over rom-com jitters for 'Palm Springs'
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti talk about their critically acclaimed Sundance breakout 'Palm Springs,' which hits Hulu on Friday.
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Billions in possible damages turn to zero in 14-year legal battle over water pipe
Palmdale, other water agencies awarded zero damages in whistleblower suit against L.A. company JM Eagle, the world's largest maker of PVC water pipe.
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Two-for-one chili dogs at Tommy's, Azla expands to Leimert Park and a Vespertine Cubano pop-up
Plus, The Original Farmers Market nets an oyster bar
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How to help when a parent friend faces a crisis
Showing up and participating in small, concrete daily activities can be a lifeline.
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Hammer Museum retools its 'Made in L.A.' biennial in the face of COVID-19
The Hammer makes a big pivot on indoor installations for the exhibition, now set for September at the Westwood museum and the Huntington in San Marino.
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A plasma shot could prevent coronavirus. But feds and makers won't act, scientists say
Scientists have devised a way to use the plasma of COVID-19 survivors for an upper arm injection that could inoculate people against the virus.
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Hollywood considered Black strip clubs 'taboo.' Then came 'P-Valley'
Katori Hall talks turning her play into Starz' "P-Valley," showcasing strippers as athletes and artists, and demanding action from American theaters.
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‘Palm Springs’ Ending Explained: Writer Andy Siara Knows “Exactly What Happened”
The writer added that several different endings were considered, and not everyone agreed on which was best.
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Here’s what the Washington football team should really be renamed
The Swamp? The Half-Smokes? The Deep State?
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These classes can help you kickstart a new e-commerce side-hustle
Whether you want to sell those unwanted items lying around your house, or you are looking to kickstart an income-driven side hustle, understanding how to launch and manage an online store is of utmost importance. That’s why if you are interested in utilizing platforms such as Amazon FBA or eBay, investing in training like The...
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Sarah Paulson Throws Fuel on the Bravo Fire: Lisa Vanderpump’s Fans Spewed “Vitriol” After Recent Diss
After working under Ryan Murphy for years, Sarah Paulson knows how to stir up drama.
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Kelly Loeffler chose pandering over principle, and WNBA players won’t forget
Georgia senator wanted to be part of the league until that meant standing with players on issues of inclusion and equality.
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Trump says ‘virtual learning has proven to be terrible,’ threatens cuts to federal funds
President Trump on Friday slammed “virtual learning,” claiming it has “proven to be terrible.”
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Singer with same name as Lady A, previously Lady Antebellum, says she won't be 'erased' by country band's lawsuit
Anita “Lady A” White is speaking out again after the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum announced they’re suing her for use of the name she’s performed under since 1987.
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This UV sanitizing tower is a game-changer for cleaning your home
Ever since we introduced readers to the KAPSULE™ UV Sanitizing Wand 2.0, it has been flying off the shelves. Not only is it a safer, hypoallergenic alternative to many of the harmful, chemical-ridden sprays and cleaners on the market, but it is capable of eliminating 99.9% of pathogens in just a few seconds! Now, meet the...
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Cited In Many Operations, Russia's GRU Is Suspected In Afghan Bounty Case
Russian military intelligence, the GRU, is linked to the invasion of Ukraine and interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Now it's suspected of a bounty program to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
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Amanda Kloots says she 'melted' watching son kiss video footage of late dad Nick Cordero
In the days following her husband Nick Cordero's death, Amanda Kloots is sharing an equally sweet and heartbreaking story about their son Elvis.        
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Reebok out, Venum in as UFC announces new outfitting partner from April 2021
Venum will take over from Reebok as the UFC's their new official outfitting partner when the existing deal expires at the end of March 2021.       Related StoriesEmily Whitmire vs. Polyana Viana rescheduled for UFC's Aug. 29 eventUFC 251 weigh-in results (9 a.m. ET)Kamaru Usman not taking Jorge Masvidal lightly: He's 'biggest, baddest' opponent I've faced 
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Security video and 911 call provide new information in search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera
Actress Naya Rivera, best known for her role on the TV series "Glee," went missing Wednesday while she was boating with her 4-year-old son on a Southern California lake. Her son was found on the boat, but authorities believe Rivera likely drowned. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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New video in the Breonna Taylor investigation shows the moments after deadly police raid
Breonna Taylor's sister posted a video on social media Wednesday night, showing Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, being arrested by plainclothes Louisville police officers. Jericka Duncan reports.
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Court sees disturbing photos of Amber Heard’s bruised face after alleged phone throwing
The images were shown during the fourth day of Johnny Depp's explosive London libel trial.
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Scientists race to explain why COVID kills a lot more men than women
In a new study, 40 men infected with COVID-19 will receive a 5-day course of progesterone to see if it raises their offs of surviving on par with women.
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Ukranian tennis star Dayana Yastremska responds to blackface backlash
Ukranian tennis star Dayana Yastremska is on the defensive. The 20-year-old issued a response Thursday night after being slammed for posting images of her in what many considered blackface. Yastremska, though, clearly did not think so. “Earlier today I posted pictures that I thought would spread a message of equality,” she posted to her various...
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Audio reveals conflicting accounts surrounding Breonna Taylor's death
Newly released audio from the internal investigation into Breonna Taylor's death illustrates conflicting accounts of whether police identified themselves before ultimately breaking down Taylor's door in an incident which led to her death.
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This teeny record player combines a retro aesthetic with modern technology
People love the nostalgia of a good old record player — but, for many, the disadvantages outweigh the benefits. To put it simply, record players take up a lot of space, meaning, if you live in a tiny, New York apartment, then the simple mass of it may not be feasible. Oh, and the idea...
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After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4 billion in virus aid
The Catholic Church used an unprecedented exemption to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed aid.
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The Fed interest rate cuts are costing money fund investors billions a year
Money fund yields have fallen more than 90 percent since the Fed began cutting short-term rates to near zero to help stimulate the economy after the coronavirus struck.
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Gupta on CDC director statement: You've got to be kidding me
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta expresses disbelief after CDC Director Robert Redfield told him the US still needs a testing program.
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'Pleading' from aides led to Trump agreeing -- after months -- to wear a mask
As coronavirus cases surged in the Sun Belt in recent weeks, one Republican leader after another has come forward to publicly endorse face masks -- and model the practice themselves -- in an attempt to depoliticize their use as a public health precaution.
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China says pneumonia possibly deadlier than COVID-19 hits Kazakhstan
Chinese officials claim that Kazakhstan is experiencing an outbreak of “unknown pneumonia” potentially deadlier than COVID-19 — though authorities in the Central Asian country later denied the outbreak is new or unknown, according to a report. The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan on Thursday informed its citizens that the illness had killed more than 1,700 people,...
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