Alan Turing to be honored on British currency

Alan Turing, the legendary WWII codebreaker and computer science pioneer who was persecuted for being gay in the 1950s, will be honored with his photo on a new £50 note. "CBS This Morning" has details.
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Los Angeles Times mocked for claiming Trader Joe's can 'break your heart' over its 'stances'
The Los Angeles Times raised eyebrows on Wednesday over its report warning fans of Trader Joe's that the chain store can "break your heart" over its decision to maintain its line of products that were deemed offensive by critics. 
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Uighur model sends rare video from Chinese detention
A 31-year-old Uighur man appears in a newly published video that offers a rare view inside the Communist Party’s secretive “reeducation” camps.
Migos rapper Takeoff accused of rape in lawsuit
Takeoff, a member of the hip-hop trio Migos, has been sued for sexual assault in the state of Calif., according to court docs obtained by multiple outlets.
Residents report mysterious packages from China beyond just seeds
Perhaps the seed scammers branched out. After reports across the country of mysterious packages of seeds arriving from China, residents from New York to Georgia now say they’re getting other bizarre shipments from the country that they never ordered. The USDA has begun identifying the unsolicited seeds sent across the US this summer — including...
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With most students in Bolivia without access to online learning, the country has canceled school for the year. We also take a look back at a World War II code breaking effort and speak with a woman who was a part of the secret mission.
Almost 100 people in Ohio were infected with coronavirus after man attended church service
A man with Covid-19 went to church in mid-June, then 91 other people got sick, including 53 who were at the service, according to Ohio's governor.
Gang member busted for trio of shootings done in by out-of-town bullets
The Brooklyn ex-con who dodged jail because an attempted murder case against him fell apart is behind bars today because the bullets he allegedly used in another shooting were shipped in from out of town. Darrius Sutton, 23, was arrested May 20 and charged with attempted murder for a May 16 shooting, but was released...
One moment, they were filming the bride in her wedding dress. Then came the explosion
Dr. Israa Seblani was posing in a white wedding gown on the streets of Beirut moments before the blast.
Eight UCLA football players test positive for coronavirus
At least eight players on the UCLA football team tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the director of Los Angeles County’s public health department.
Hot chocolate in the tropics? The story behind sikwate, a delicious Philippines treat
In Filipino cuisine, chocolate has a rich, delicious history that started with hot chocolate -- also called sikwate or tsokolate de batirol, depending on the region -- and has recently evolved into new culinary techniques and artisanal creations.
DHS fires back at 'myths' Portland violence decreased due to fewer federal agents
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pushed back Wednesday on claims violence decreased in Portland due to a reduction in the federal presence there, arguing instead that the relative calm stemmed from state and local authorities "finally" doing their jobs.
Yankees’ Phil Nevin loses it on Angel Hernandez: ‘F–king bulls–t’
Add Yankees third-base coach Phil Nevin to the growing list of Angel Hernandez critics. A visibly heated Nevin was ejected during the first half of Wednesday’s doubleheader 11-7 loss to the Phillies after arguing a called third-strike on Yankees first baseman Mike Ford. The pitch, thrown by Phillies pitcher Trevor Kelley, appeared to be inside....
Facebook Removes Trump Campaign’s Misleading Coronavirus Video
It was the first time Facebook took down a post by Mr. Trump’s campaign for spreading virus misinformation, but it did not signal a change to the company’s defense of free expression.
Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi find common ground over coronavirus testing on Capitol Hill: 'Believe it or not, I agree with the Speaker'
It turns out that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., do agree on one issue -- whether rapid coronavirus testing should be required for lawmakers, their staffers and members of the media covering Capitol Hill.
11 alleged MS-13 members arrested for sex trafficking 13-year-old girl
Eleven alleged members of the MS-13 street gang have been charged with sex trafficking after federal prosecutors say a 13-year-old runaway was repeatedly beaten with a baseball bat and forced into prostitution in northern Virginia.
New York club pro Rob Labritz: I’m psyched for my next major shot
Rob Labritz, 49, has been the director of golf at GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, N.Y. for the past 20 years. He is one of 20 club pros in the field at the PGA Championship at Harding Park. As told to The Post’s Mark Cannizzaro. SAN FRANCISCO — This week’s PGA Championship will be...
No sleep for Florida resident with family in Beirut
Tuesday night was a sleepless one for Fort Lauderdale, Florida resident Dany Habr. Habr told WPLG-TV that he was checking his phone for notifications nonstop after hearing that his friend in Beirut was missing after a massive blast shook the city. (Aug. 5)
What's on TV Thursday: 'Killer Camp' on The CW; 'When Sharks Attack'
What's on TV Thursday, Aug. 6: "Killer Camp" on The CW; "When Sharks Attack" on National Geographic; "Restaurant: Impossible" on Food Network
Hospitals damaged in Beirut blast forced to turn away patients
"I don't think we can handle what's coming," one doctor said, as crises have piled up on the Middle Eastern nation.
3 teens arrested after jumping Mar-a-Lago wall with loaded AK-47
Three teenagers were arrested after illegally scaling a wall at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying a loaded AK-47 in a backpack, police said Wednesday.
Harvey Keitel talks newest, a real-life story of religious sightings
"There are many ways to experience faith. Life is about journeys."
Cruise line held crewmembers ‘against their will’ without pay, lawsuit claims
A Florida-based cruise line has been hit with a class-action lawsuit by employees who say they were held “against their will” and “forced” to sign a document that allowed the company to not pay them while they were kept on board for months amid the coronavirus pandemic, court papers show. Crewmembers aboard the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line are suing the...
‘Spying’ charges against Trump couldn’t be more absurd
President Trump’s rise drove a subset of American conservatives to sheer derangement. Symptoms have included unaccountable reversals of political positions and a burning desire to defeat every single sitting GOP officeholder. Now we can add new symptoms to the list: paranoia about state persecution. Benjamin Wittes recently succumbed to this malady. He ­bizarrely claims that...
Activist Daisy Coleman, subject of Netflix's 'Audrie & Daisy' documentary, dies at 23
Daisy Coleman, focus of 'Audrie & Daisy,' a Netflix documentary about sexual assault, has died at 23. The activist was planning a new documentary.
Twin YouTube stars Alan and Alex Stokes charged with staging fake bank robberies
The twin YouTube stars face criminal charges in connection with staging two fake bank robberies in Irvine, one of which involved an Uber driver who prosecutors said was not involved in the prank.
Bellator 243's Sabah Homasi relieved to learn relatives safe in Beirut explosion
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Iowa Gov ends state's place as only remaining state to deny voting rights to felons
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued an executive order on Wednesday allowing convicted felons the right to vote, so long as they have completed their prison sentences, parole, or probation.
Biden says border wall construction will stop if he’s elected president
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that while he won’t tear down President Trump’s much-touted wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico, he also won’t continue construction of the barrier if he’s elected president in November.
Officer reunites with baby he saved from choking
Andrew Cuomo’s dubious bid to keep the wealthy from fleeing New York
When it comes to socking New York’s economy with tax hikes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gets it — for now. Unlike with his no-end-in-sight COVID restrictions. “I literally talk to people all day long who are in their Hamptons house who also lived here . . . or in their Connecticut weekend house, and I say, ‘You gotta come...
Study finds DC journalists form 'microbubbles' based on Twitter activity
Critics of the mainstream media have long accused journalists of living in a "bubble" that doesn't reflect the rest of the country. A new study indicates that may be true, especially when it comes to Washington D.C.-based reporters.
Fauci expects tens of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses at start of 2021
WASHINGTON – Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines in the early part of next year, Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases official, said in a Reuters interview on Wednesday, offering a more conservative view of the ramp up than some Trump administration officials. Fauci said there could be...
Broken zoning rules are crippling NYC’s COVID recovery
New Yorkers have too many worries at the moment, perhaps, to think about urban planning. But the breakdown of the city’s land-use process should loom large for all of us. Last week brought the news that Industry City, an applicant for a zoning change in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is considering withdrawing its application and pursuing...
Huizar's relatives not expected to face charges in corruption probe, prosecutor says
A prosecutor identified three relatives of indicted L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar as witnesses rather than targets of the ongoing pay-to-play probe.
Don’t blame NYC’s Health boss Dr. Oxiris Barbot for hating to work with de Blasio
New York City’s health commissioner quit her post in the middle of the pandemic — but given the way Mayor Bill de Blasio has handled the coronavirus crisis, we can’t say we’re surprised. Commissioner Oxiris Barbot was far from a perfect pandemic leader. “I don’t give two rats’ asses about your cops,” she told NYPD...
Why Did Max Leave ‘Catfish’ and Who Is the New Host Kamie Crawford?
Catfish fans were in for a surprise in 2018 when Nev Schulman‘s longtime co-host Max Joseph quit the show after seven seasons. Thankfully, the MTV reality series carried on despite his exit, and they found ways to make due without Schulman’s other half. During Season 7 of Catfish, the first without Joseph, Schulman was joined by a rotating...
Brian Austin Green has 'achingly beautiful' message for ex Megan Fox and her new beau
Brian Austin Green seemingly teased ex Megan Fox after she gushed over her 'achingly beautiful' boyfriend, rapper Machine Gun Kelly, on Instagram.
Trump downplays Republican concerns about giving nomination acceptance at White House: 'It is legal, there is no Hatch Act'
President Trump played down fears from a Republican senator that him giving his speech accepting the Republican nomination from the White House could be illegal as a violation of the Hatch Act.
Winnipeg Jets defenseman drilled in the face by puck, leaves trail of blood on ice
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tucker Poolman was drilled in the face by a puck in a game against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.
Pandemic songs that give us hope, from OneRepublic's 'Better Days' to Bon Jovi's 'Do What You Can'
Many musicians are churning out songs to, hopefully, bring a smile to our faces during the current pandemic.
Singer Kelis pregnant with third child: ‘Table for 5 please’
Kelis is expecting her third child.
Why won’t Democrats listen to blacks about defunding cops?
Talk about out-of-touch pols. According to a new Gallup survey, nearly nine out of 10 respondents — and more than eight of 10 African Americans — oppose having police spend less time in their areas. Yet Democratic politicians have been racing to “defund the police” all the same. The survey found 19 percent of the...
Let’s stop importing doctors while American MDs go jobless
The United States is in the midst of the worst public-health crisis in a generation. So why are many of the nation’s newest doctors unable to find work? More than 6,500 recent American medical graduates are currently sitting idle, having been passed over by residency programs around the country. At the same time, the government...
Attacking Vote-By-Mail Was Hurting Trump In Fla., Experts Say. So He Changed Course
Democrats lead Republicans in mail ballot requests in the state by 600,000, leading to pressure on the president to relent in his attack on mail voting.
Biden touts large July fundraising haul of $140M
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign says that it and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and their joint fundraising committees combined brought in $140 million in last month.
Trump reonsiders claim that Beirut was attacked
US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he thinks the deadly explosion Tuesday in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people may have been an accident. (Aug. 5)
Trump: 'no question in my mind' virus will go away
President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeated claims that the coronavirus will "go away like things go away," without elaborating on what he meant. "No question it will go away. Hopefully sooner rather than later," Trump told reporters. (Aug. 5)
NBA Foundation created, pledges $300 million to Black growth
The NBA's Board of Governors and the National Basketball Players Association have finalized plans to create the first NBA Foundation that will work to spur economic growth in the Black community, announcing Wednesday that the initial contribution will be $300 million over the next decade.