White House blasts media on Russia bounty killing reporting

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany punches back on New York Times reports on Russia offering bounties for killing U.S. forces in Afghanistan        
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Black Man Found Hanging in California Park Died by Suicide, Police Say
The manner of 24-year-old Robert Fuller’s death on June 10 in Palmdale intensified the racial angst that already was at a boiling point following the death of George Floyd
Jets’ Brian Winters, Avery Williamson and Sam Ficken battling for jobs
Fourth of five-part series — a Jets trio of note. Position battles are always a highlight of training camp. Rookies and new acquisitions fight for jobs with holdovers. At some positions, the competition can be fierce in practices and preseason games. This year, those preseason games appear to be in jeopardy so practices will gain...
Jewish NFL player Mitchell Schwarz says DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts came from 'a place of ignorance'
Kansas City Chief's player Mitchell Schwartz spoke out on Thursday about DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic social media posts, calling on the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver to be more careful about how he uses his platform.
NASCAR’s Justin Allgaier hospitalized after Kentucky lap crash: report
NASCAR driver Justin Allgaier was hospitalized in Kentucky on Thursday night after being involved in a crash during the final lap of a race at the Kentucky Speedway.
Japan announces plans to build one of the world's most sophisticated stealth jet fighters
Japan has announced plans to build one of the world's most sophisticated stealth jet fighters, likely a twin-engine aircraft designed to take over the country's critical air defense role sometime in the next decade.
Robinson Cano misses another day of Mets’ spring training 2.0
Robinson Cano was not in Mets camp on Thursday. No reason was provided by the Mets, but it marked at least the second consecutive day Cano wasn’t at Citi Field. His last game action came when he took part in a simulated game on Monday. The Mets have an organizational policy during spring training 2.0...
Seoul mayor found dead after reported missing
The Mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon has been found dead on a mountainside within the South Korean capital city after he was reported missing by his daughter. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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Utah protests erupt after 2 police officers cleared in suspect’s shooting death: reports
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency Thursday evening after “civil unrest” broke out in Salt Lake City in reaction to two police officers being cleared of wrongdoing in the May shooting death of an armed suspect.
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Lou Holtz decries push to scrap college football, other sports: 'What has happened to our way of life?'
Hall of Fame college football coach Lou Holtz joined "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday to respond to the likelihood that the 2020 season will be severely curtailed -- if there is a season at all.
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US sees another highest daily rise in Covid-19 cases
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Bolivia’s President Is Latest World Leader to Test Positive for COVID-19
Bolivia’s interim president and Venezuela’s No. 2 leader announced Thursday that they have been infected with the new coronavirus, just days after Brazil’s leader tested positive as the pandemic hits hard at some of Latin America’s political elite
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Mayor of Alabama city since 1984 dies of COVID-19
A long time Alabama mayor has died of COVID-19 as cases of the virus have risen in the state. Billy Joe Driver, who was elected as mayor of Clanton in 1984, was admitted to the hospital on June 28, where he passed away on Thursday, reports He was 84. “We are deeply saddened to...
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#Goyaway: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Julián Castro lead calls to boycott Goya Foods after CEO's praise for Donald Trump
Twitter users are calling to boycott Goya Foods after its CEO praised President Donald Trump.       
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Nets coach Jacque Vaughn on life in NBA Disney bubble
Welcome to The Bubble. After a week of individual drills, and two more days of being quarantined in their rooms in Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, the Nets finally got to take the court Thursday for a full practice at Wide World of Sports. “It just felt good to be back on the...
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St. Louis considers surveillance planes in crime battle
With 2020 shaping to be an especially violent year in one of the nation’s most violent cities, St. Louis leaders are considering a new tool to fight crime — surveillance planes — even as opponents worry about the further militarization of police and the potential for invasion of privacy.
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California sues Trump administration over policy restricting international students at state colleges
California's lawsuit against the Trump administration argues its new visa rules could worsen the spread of COVID-19 by requiring international students to attend courses in person.
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Study finds evidence coronavirus can spread across the placenta to the fetus
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What to watch on Friday: ‘The Claudia Kishi Club’ on Netflix
Friday July 10, 2020 | “Palm Springs” on Hulu.
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Breonna Taylor Interviews: Police Knocked, May Have Identified Themselves
Audio recordings of interviews about the fatal encounter in which Breonna Taylor was tragically killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police suggest officers knocked and may have identified themselves before firing, contrary to early claims.
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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against long-term care facility over staffer's Covid-19 death
The family of a woman who worked at a Pennsylvania long-term care center filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility, her employer and others alleging misconduct led to the spread of coronavirus and ultimately, the employee's death.
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Naya Rivera 911 audio, surveillance video released; search ends for night
Surveillance video and 911 audio in connection with the disappearance of former "Glee" actress Naya Rivera were released Thursday, according to reports.
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Late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon says he felt ‘sorry to all people’ in apologetic will
Park, 64, was found dead early Friday in a wooded hill of northern Seoul hours after he vanished amid sexual harassment allegations.
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Laura Ingraham calls out Biden for 'sleight of hand' economic plan: 'Just another act'
Laura Igraham took issue Thursday with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's "Made in America" economic plan, accusing the former vice president of copying President Trump to compensate for a "weak spot" in his campaign.
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7 prisoners with coronavirus died at San Quentin and hundreds more are dying in US jails and prisons
Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing mounting pressure to release inmates as corrections officials scramble to contain outbreaks of coronavirus at state prisons.
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3 Stony Brook University fraternities suspended over sexual assault allegations
Three fraternities at Stony Brook University have been suspended pending an investigation into sexual assault and hazing allegations against some of their members. The university announced in a July 1 notice that Kappa Sigma, Sigma Beta Rho and Tau Kappa Epsilon were placed on interim suspension following accusations that were lodged a week earlier. Eight...
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Photos of the Week: Chicken Offering, Virginia Creeper, Comet Neowise
Ominous statues in Thailand, protests in Serbia and Greece, solar boats in the Netherlands, a crane collapse in London, Formula One racing in Austria, the empty streets of Pamplona, a zoo re-opening in Ecuador, a nuclear power plant in France, a wildfire in California, and much more.
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Hannity accuses Biden of ripping off Bernie Sanders' campaign, says plagiarism 'nothing new' for ex-VP
Sean Hannity opened Thursday's edition of "Hannity" by scrutinizing presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's "bizarre" and "painfully awkward" trip to his hometown of Scranton, Pa., which included a campaign event in nearby Dunmore.
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Donté Stallworth on NFL's Black anthem issue: They have to do a lot more
Former NFL player Donté Stallworth weighs in on the NFL's plan to play the song 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' --known as the Black national anthem-- before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season.
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Brandis Kemp, actress from ‘Fridays’ and ‘AfterMASH,’ dead at 76: reports
Brandis Kemp, a veteran actress and comedian known for roles on the old ABC late-night show “Fridays” and the short-lived “MASH” spin-off “AfterMASH,” has died at age 76, reports said.
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Plaschke: Dodgers can keep World Series dreaming as long as they don't have a closer
There's nothing normal about the coronavirus-shortened 2020 MLB season except for one thing — the Dodgers still don't have a reliable closer.
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From the front lines, Black nurses battle twin pandemics of racism and coronavirus
Nurse Efe Obiakor stood at the front of the crowd, looking up proudly as her 18-year-old daughter Ada took center stage at a Black Lives Matter rally in central London.
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, co-owner of WNBA's Atlanta Dream, says Black Lives Matter threatens to 'destroy' America
Kelly Loeffler, the Georgia Republican Senator and Atlanta Dream co-owner, says she will not give up her stake in the team despite calls to do so.       
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Kamaru Usman not taking Jorge Masvidal lightly: He's 'biggest, baddest' opponent I've faced
Kamaru Usman gives credit where credit is due: Jorge Masvidal is the biggest fight of his life.       Related StoriesDefining Fights: UFC 251 co-headliner Max HollowayUFC 251 breakdown: Can Max Holloway take title back from Alexander Volkanovski?UFC 251 'Embedded,' No. 4: Quarantine's over 
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Black nurses face two pandemics
The anti-racism movements sweeping the world come at a time when countries are struggling to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Britain's black nurses have found themselves on the front line of both these battles, tasked with helping to save the country from a deadly virus while struggling to be treated as equals in health care. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz spent weeks speaking to a dozen black nurses who shared their experiences with racism during a pandemic.
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Car buying tips amid COVID-19: 6 key questions answered on new, used cars, trucks, SUVs
Looking for a deal on a car in the midst of the pandemic? There are some to be had, but don't expect everything to be on sale.      
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Scorching temperatures expected for Southern California this weekend
Heat advisories and excessive heat watches and warnings are posted for the coming days.
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Ask Amy: She wants marriage; he wants a clean shave
Woman learns boyfriend never plans to marry her
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Miss Manners: I’m clean and dressed. Isn’t that enough to go out?
Relatives insist that hair should be styled and clothing without flaws when leaving the house.
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Hints From Heloise: Keep on rollin’
Reader stores precious photos in wheeled suitcase in case of house fire.
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Carolyn Hax: Doctors agonize over skipping a non-socially distanced wedding
Fiance’s sister says things have “gone back to normal,” to their alarm.
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KT McFarland warns Durham probe 'will die a natural death' if findings held until after election
Former Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland told "The Story" Thursday that if Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham punts the conclusion of his probe into the origins of the Russia investigation until after the November election, the public will never see the results.
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Security camera footage shows Naya Rivera boarding boat in hours before disappearance
The Ventura County Sheriff's office has released security footage featuring former "Glee" star Naya Rivera renting and boarding a pontoon boat at Lake Piru near Los Angeles on Wednesday in the hours before her disappearance.
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Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu replacement options start with Tyler Wade
With 13 days until the scheduled Opening Day game at Washington, the Yankees don’t know if they will have All-Star second baseman DJ LeMahieu back from the injury list. As with pitcher Luis Cessa, LeMahieu tested positive for COVID-19 before spring training 2.0 opened last week and has been quarantining at home. Until they each...
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4 mystery objects spotted in deep space, unlike anything ever seen
Objects were described as circular, "edge-brightened discs"
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The WNBA has come too far to be silenced by Kelly Loeffler
Roxanne Jones recalls covering the launch of the WNBA and says that illustrious history, populated by the pioneers of women's professional basketball, laid the groundwork for the leadership the league is now showing on social justice issues.
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MLB Releases 2021 Schedule; all 30 Teams to Open on April 1
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open the 2021 season on April 1 and hopes to have every team play its first game on the same day for the first time since 1968.
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Trump call to reopen schools draws pushback from Dem governors Inslee, Whitmer
At least two Democratic Party governors said Thursday they’ll delay reopening schools for the fall semester if they decide the coronavirus pandemic makes reopening them unsafe for students and staff.
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Trump claims federal forces were 'all set to go into Seattle' when mayor ordered CHOP dismantled
President Trump claimed in an exclusive interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity Thursday that the White House had notified Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan that it would send federal forces to dismantle the infamous "CHOP"protest zone, but local police "went in before we got there."
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