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7/27/17: Red and Blue

Some Senate Republicans say they'll only vote on the "skinny repeal" bill if the House promises not to pass it.
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Trump lashes out at Cuomo brothers in tweetstorm about George Floyd protests
President Trump lashed out at the Cuomo brothers Tuesday – commenting about the mayhem that took place during protests in New York City and noting the CNN host’s tumbling ratings. “Yesterday was a bad day for the Cuomo Brothers. New York was lost to the looters, thugs, Radical Left, and all others forms of Lowlife...
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Little Caesars Deal: How to Claim a Large Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza for $3.99
Little Caesars is hosting the promotion to thank its customers for taking part in the "Pie It Forward" campaign.
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Anna Kalinskaya documents painful fall after Nick Kyrgios breakup
Anna Kalinskaya has had better days. The Russian tennis star, who revealed her breakup last month from Australia’s Nick Kyrgios, shared a video of herself taking a painful tumble, likening the incident to the past year as a whole. “That’s how my 2020 is going,” Kalinskaya captioned the Instagram clip of her failed attempt to...
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Ex-Minneapolis PD Chief Says Police Union Head Is 'Disgrace to the Badge' After He Called George Floyd a 'Violent Criminal'
Lt. Bob Kroll, the controversial president of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, said the police officers involved in Floyd's death had been "terminated without due process."
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Two Women Arrested for Allegedly Throwing Paint at Derek Chauvin's Florida Home
Katelin Benoit and Kimberly Guzman are accused of criminal mischief after allegedly vandalizing the former Minneapolis Police officer's second home.
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TurboTax’s Deluxe Package is on sale in time for the new tax deadline
As a reaction to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the deadline for filing federal income taxes has been pushed back from April 15 to July 15. And TurboTax is offering 10% off its Deluxe Package, a self-serve software system that gives users expert guidance throughout every step of the process so that they can get the...
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U.K. Study Finds Ethnic Minorities at Higher Risk of Dying From COVID-19
The results show a 10 and 50% higher risk for people of color when compared to white Britons
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Biden says country is "crying out for leadership" amid protests
In a speech in Philadelphia, former Vice President Joe Biden said the country is "crying out for leadership" amid nationwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. He accused President Trump of using force against peaceful protesters to stage a "photo op" near the White House. Watch his remarks.
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Marquette rescinds offer of admission, scholarship to lacrosse player over Snapchat post on George Floyd's death
Marquette says an incoming freshman, who was slated to play on the women's lacrosse team, had also used racially offensive language in other posts.       
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Stores in NYC Looted After Protests Despite Curfew
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday's curfew would start at 8 p.m. rather than Monday's 11 p.m.
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Jennifer Aniston auctions iconic 1995 nude portrait for coronavirus relief
The iconic black-and-white image depicts Aniston seated cross-legged, strategically covering much of her body.
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Animal DNA is helping unlock some Dead Sea Scrolls secrets
The Dead Sea Scrolls are like an ancient puzzle that researchers and scholars are trying to piece together, but multiple obstacles block the way. Now, a new study has suggested a potential aid in finding the way these puzzle pieces fit together: animal DNA from the skins used to make the scrolls.
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Animal DNA is helping unlock some Dead Sea Scrolls secrets
The Dead Sea Scrolls are like an ancient puzzle that researchers are trying to fit together, but many obstacles block the way. Animal DNA from the skins used to make the scrolls could be a potential aid in solving how the pieces fit, a new study suggests.
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How these four engaging series take teen angst to all new levels
'Never Have I Ever,' 'I Am Not Okay With This,' 'Everything's Gonna Be Okay' and 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' all feature young people tested by life's trials
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Scientists Mixed Squid DNA With Human Cells to Control Their Transparency in 'Revolutionary' Study
The team were inspired by see-through sea creatures like squids.
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Mississippi prosecutor says she hopes coronavirus ‘spreads in riots’
Pamela Hancock wrote a Facebook comment hoping the coronavirus should spread among rioters protesting the police-custody death of George Floyd.
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Joe Biden delivers in-person remarks on George Floyd protests
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden addressed the nation Tuesday morning regarding the protests and riots that overtook the nation this weekend in reaction to the murder of George Floyd. “‘I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe,’ George Floyd’s last words. But they didn’t die with him. They’re still being heard. They’re echoing across this nation,” the...
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Confederate Monument Dismantled in Alabama After Protests
(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — The base of a Confederate monument in Alabama’s largest city was all that remained Tuesday morning after crews worked overnight to dismantle it. Workers began Monday night removing the top portion of the obelisk in pieces in Birmingham’s Linn Park, about a day after protesters tried to remove it themselves during a…
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Actress Stockard Channing lists Lauren Canyon charmer for $2.495 million
Stockard Channing of 'Grease' and 'West Wing' fame is asking $2.495 million for her charming Hollywood Hills home on a secluded, leafy lot.
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Maldives brings forward reopening date to July
The Maldives is reopening to visitors, but while anyone with a super yacht or private jet can already head to the Indian Ocean destination, normal travelers will have to wait a few more weeks.
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Trump to visit Catholic shrine in DC amid criticism over 'photo op' at Episcopal church, clearing George Floyd protest
Donald Trump will visit a Catholic shrine in Washington just hours after critics branded his visit to St. John's Episcopal Church a "photo op."       
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Here's How to Get Hidden Ability Galar Starters Using Pokémon Home
This is the only way to get the Hidden Abilities of Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble.
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The world lost a football pitch-sized area of tropical forest every six seconds in 2019
The world lost 3.8 million hectares of tropical primary forest in 2019 -- equivalent to a football pitch every six seconds -- according to a new report published Tuesday.
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Wes Unseld, NBA legend with Washington Bullets, dead at 74
Wes Unseld, an NBA legend with the Washington Bullets who led the franchise to its only championship in 1978, died Tuesday morning following health issues which included pneumonia, his family said. He was 74. “It is with profound sadness that we share that our adored husband, father and grandfather Wes Unseld passed away peacefully this...
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Biden addresses Floyd protests, condemns Trump church photo op in Philadelphia speech
Joe Biden gave an emotional speech in Philadelphia Tuesday condemning President Trump and speaking to the nationwide protests following George Floyd's death.
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Blackout Tuesday marks day to reflect on racism in America
A growing number of entertainment companies are encouraging employees to participate in Blackout Tuesday. Workers are urged to cancel meetings and other routine business to reflect on racism in the country. Social media users are also encouraged to go dark for a day in protest.
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New York flour business saved by amateur bakers
New York mill and flour business saved by rising population of amateur bakers in the time of Covid-19
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Hear what Brazil's Lula da Silva has to say about Bolsonaro
CNN's Isa Soares speaks with former Brazilian President Lula da Silva, who says that Brazil is undergoing a "crisis of irresponsibility on the part" of President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Coronavirus cases increased in Israel after public transportation restrictions were loosened
The coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing, but the virus has seemingly started to subside in many areas across the country. This, coupled with the fact that many people are growing increasingly restless on quarantine, has prompted a number of states to loosen up coronavirus-related restrictions. Some states, for example, are now allowing non-essential businesses like...
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Virgil Abloh Apologizes For Looting Comments, Clarifies $50 Donation: 'I Can Understand Your Frustration'
"Let me start with a few central facts. I am a black man. A dark black man. Like dark-dark. On an average trip to the grocery store in Chicago I fear I will die," Abloh wrote.
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Basketball Hall of Famer Wes Unseld dies at 74
Hall of Fame center Wes Unseld, who overcame a lack of size with a bruising style of play and court vision to earn five All-Star bids, died at 74.      
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Black Family Trying to Flag Police, Protect L.A. Store From Looters, Ends Up in Handcuffs
"You're losing your looters," a local reporter warned the police as they detained the black family protecting local businesses.
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Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh addresses stingy $50 donation to protesters
He was thoroughly dressed down on social media.
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Samsung's 2020 65-inch 4K Smart TV is down its lowest price ever at Amazon
For one day only, Samsung's 2020 65-inch Q70T 4K Smart TV is down to $1,097.99 at Amazon. This is an all-time low price on a new 2020 QLED TV and undercuts Samsung's own $100 discount.
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NYPD grapples with ‘total chaos’ on fifth night of George Floyd protests: source
New York City descended into “total chaos” overnight, as swarms of looters took advantage of the fifth night of George Floyd protests, a high ranking NYPD member admitted to The Post Tuesday. “Manhattan and Bronx crammed with UMOS [uniformed members of service] being shot at, run over, retired UMOS being shot or shooting looters,” a...
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U.S. House speaker Pelosi: legislation soon addressing racial profiling
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday that decisions would be made "in just a short period of time" on legislation to address racial profiling and actions by police, amid days of mass protests in the United States.
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Police take a knee in solidarity with George Floyd protesters
Police take a knee with protesters in honor of George Floyd, a black man who died at the hands of Minneapolis police.        
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The best new TV shows and movies to stream on Netflix in June 2020, from 'Hannibal' to 'Lady Bird'
From "Lady Bird" to "Queer Eye" to "Hannibal," these are the five best movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in June 2020.        
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P&O cancels cruises into October due to coronavirus; Norwegian updates health policies
British cruise line P&O Cruises, a Carnival Corporation subsidiary, is canceling all its sailings until Oct. 15 — following a move from Canada.       
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Here's Why #BlackLivesMatter Has Been Flooded With Blank Photos and Why Some Say It's Not Helping
If you open Instagram on Tuesday and search the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag, all you'll see is a black screen.
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US cities endure another night of violence, looting amid George Floyd protests
Cities across the US were rocked by yet another night of heated protests, violence against cops and looting — one week after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. The nighttime chaos unfolded Monday in places including New York City, Las Vegas, Buffalo and St. Louis, where four police...
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UK warns China: do not destroy the jewel of Hong Kong
The United Kingdom warned Beijing on Tuesday to step back from the brink over an “authoritarian” national security law in Hong Kong that it said risked destroying one of the jewels of Asia’s economy while ruining the reputation of China.
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Florida police officer put on leave after pinning black man to the ground with knee
The officers in the department "are not trained to use tactics" such as neck restraints. The officer has remained unidentified.       
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S&P 500, Dow scale fresh three-month peaks
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones indexes hit new three-month highs on Tuesday on prevailing optimism around the reopening of businesses, with investors remaining cautious around more disruptions from protests in the country over the death of a black man while in police custody.
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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ to restart filming in September after coronavirus hiatus
First assistant director Tommy Gormley says he is “convinced” that the Tom Cruise franchise could be wrapped by May 2021.
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