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Brazil’s President Mulls Deploying Army To Combat Raging Fire in Amazon AMAZON – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he’s considering sending an army to combat the raging fires in Amazon rainforest. The Amazon rainforest is still on fire. Lots of people are worried and angry about it since it’s the only among the most important […]

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President Trump backs college football players’ quest to play 2020 season
College football stars’ push to play this season has received a presidential stamp of approval. University leaders may have more of a say in this situation, but President Trump on Monday retweeted Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence with his own message supporting a 2020 season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The student-athletes have been...
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The changing face of Madonna
The singer is turning 62 on August 16.
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100 mph winds possible for Chicago this afternoon
A very strong line of thunderstorms, called a derecho, will plow through the Midwest this afternoon. Winds of 100 mph could be seen from Chicago to Indianapolis.
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How coronavirus impacted a billion dollar blooms business
During these unprecedented times, Kenya's flower industry has dealt with a period of logistical nightmares and lost revenue. CNN's Eleni Giokos takes a look at how this blooming industry has worked to get their perishable product to market around the world.
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Mets vs. Nationals: Patrick Corbin will again best Steven Matz
Shark Week on Discovery! Mike Tyson, who will fight Roy Jones Jr. next month, was set to go the distance with a toothy killer. But in an ironic twist “Tyson vs. Jaws” was stopped after Tyson bit the shark’s fin off. Biting on two more teams Monday. The Tigers are 8-5?! Detroit has proven they...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ On Lifetime, Where The Victims Of The Financier’s Sexual Crimes Tell Their Stories
The new docuseries focuses on the victims of Epstein, and it includes reactions to Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest last month.
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Wayfair is taking up to 60% off outdoor furniture and more for Fall Preview Sale
Wayfair is bringing the deals with its Fall Preview Sale. And during the limited-time event, you can grab its outdoor furniture and accessories for up to 60% off. Whether you’re looking for tabletop fireplaces or dining sets, you’re sure to find something amazing for your home. And you can also find discounts on hot tubs,...
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Mama June celebrates six months of sobriety
“This is probably the proudest thing I could be proud of. Six months clean in sobriety.”
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Kanye West releases presidential platform on new campaign website
Kanye West, the billionaire rapper and long-shot White House hopeful, announced his 10-point presidential platform that includes restoring prayer in classrooms, reforming the police, seeking racial justice in the courts and promoting “Creativity and the Arts.” West, who launched his presidential bid on July 4 under the “Birthday Party,” punctuated each of his 2020 presidential...
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Life with coronavirus: How businesses are turning to tech to cope with COVID-19
Companies are navigating the three stages of COVID, moving beyond sneeze guards and looking to integrate more technology solutions, writes Mike Feibus.       
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The Socially Distanced “Sport” That’s Perfect for Families
It’s fun, gets you outside, and doesn’t require too much exertion.
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Listen to Episode 17 of ‘Pinstripe Pod’: Another Stanton Injury Debacle feat. Ron Blomberg
The Rays got the best of the Yankees in St. Petersburg over the weekend, taking three out of four games. Chris Shearn and four-time World Series champion Jeff Nelson get into it on the newest episode of the “Pinstripe Pod.” They open the show talking about the good and the bad to take from the...
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Popcorn conundrum: When movie theaters reopen, will they ban concessions?
People go to the movies to stuff their faces.
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High school quarterback exits create opportunities for backups
High school players in Southern California moving or choosing not to play senior year open the way for freshmen contributors.
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Brooklyn judge forced to retire early following Alzheimer’s diagnosis
A Brooklyn judge has been forced into early retirement following an Alzheimer’s diagnosis and an investigation into accusations of “erratic” behavior on the bench, officials announced Monday. Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice ShawnDya Simpson — who is 54-years-old — agreed to formally retire on October 31 after the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct discovered...
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Remains recovered months after Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans
Ten months after the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site, the remains of one of the deceased workers have been recovered.        
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Cuomo slams PSE&G, Con Ed over ‘lousy’ response to Tropical Storm Isaias
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said he launched an investigation into PSE&G and Con Edison’s “lousy” response to Tropical Storm Isaias — as more than 29,000 customers remain without power. “Con Ed and PSE&G did a lousy job. It’s a technical term — a lousy job,” Cuomo snarked on a phone conference with reporters. “They...
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Mike Tyson’s comeback fight vs. Roy Jones Jr. postponed to Nov. 28
Mike Tyson waited 14 years to get back in the ring, so what’s a few more months? The former heavyweight champion was set to fight Roy Jones Jr. on Sept. 12, but the match has now been postponed until Nov. 28, according to multiple reports. The reason for the delay is that Tyson’s side believes...
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Paragon Sports says it will stop selling fur after winter season
What better time to announce a fur ban than during a heat wave in August? Paragon Sports, New York City’s go-to sporting goods retailer for over a century, has quietly announced that it will no longer sell fur products in its store once the winter season end. “There has been considerable innovation in the non-fur...
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Three Amazon tribesmen in Peru killed during protest against oil firm
LIMA – At least three indigenous people from Peru’s Amazon region were killed and 17 other residents and police injured in a conflict with Canadian energy company PetroTal Corp, Interior Minister Jorge Montoya said on Sunday. PetroTal announced it had halted operations at its production field in the Loreto region of northeast Peru, where it...
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Robin Williams' daughter fires back at Eric Trump
The president's son shared a video of Robin Williams making fun of Joe Biden during a past comedy special.
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Ghoulish gals are taking sexy snaps in front of Beirut explosion carnage
A couple of ghouls posed for sexy snaps in Beirut over the weekend — in front of the devastated section of city leveled by an explosion that killed at least 220 people. The clueless woman provocatively pushed back her long blond curly hair while wearing shades, a royal-blue running bra and matching high heels along...
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Track your sleep and hand-washing with watchOS 7
This fall, owners of any Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4 and Series 5 will notice an upgrade courtesy of watchOS 7. This upcoming new watchOS brings with it sleep tracking, new workouts, hand-washing reminders and the ability to share watch faces.
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College towns face economic shock as students dodge virus
On the cusp of a new school year, one Ohio mayor worries his town could face a "worst-case scenario."
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Silver Lake memorial protesting police brutality must come down, DWP says
The 2.2-mile "Say Their Names" memorial remembers 100 Black individuals killed by police. The Department of Water and Power says it must come down.
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A Growing Oil Spill Off the Coast of Mauritius
The MV Wakashio, a bulk carrier ship loaded with about 4,000 tons of fuel oil, ran aground off the coast of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, on July 25. After sitting on a reef, battered by waves for days while awaiting salvage workers, the volume of oil leaking from the vessel has increased, spilling out near a marine park and populated beaches. Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency,” as the growing spill threatens nearby reefs and lagoons. The government of France has sent aircraft and technical advisers to the island nation after appeals for assistance.
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Mark Levin blasts Washington Post’s coverage of Bill Barr interview: ‘This is a shocking lie’
Mark Levin blasted the Washington Post’s coverage of his interview with Attorney General William Barr as a “shocking lie” in a series of scathing tweets on Monday.  
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NASA is dropping racially insensitive nicknames from cosmic objects
"Our goal is that all names are aligned with our values of diversity and inclusion," NASA official Thomas Zurbuchen said.        
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Chicago to restrict downtown access after looting, police clashes
Chicago officials will restrict access to the city’s downtown beginning Monday night after looting and clashes with police that saw 13 cops injured and 100 people arrested. Police Superintendent David Brown said access to the heart of the Windy City will be limited between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., while a heavy police presence will...
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UFC 252: Make your predictions for Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3
We want your predictions for Saturday's UFC 252 event in Las Vegas, featuring a heavyweight title trilogy rematch.       Related StoriesMatchup Roundup: New UFC, Bellator fights announced in the past week (Aug. 3-9)5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 32: Derrick Lewis beasts, Chris Weidman perseveresTwitter reacts to Derrick Lewis' devastating finish of Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN+ 32 
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Mauritius oil disaster: Race to drain stricken ship before it splits in half
Environmentalists in Mauritius say they are “expecting the worst” in a race to drain an estimated 2,500 tons of oil from a stricken Japanese ship before it breaks in half and further pollutes the sea. 
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Have the Dodgers played to their capabilities? Not yet, says manager Dave Roberts
The Dodgers are off to a solid start, and while manager Dave Roberts is pleased with what he's seen, he knows his team can play even better.
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Watch live: Trump holds news conference after economic aid measures
It's unclear how all of the president's measures will be implemented, and they're likely to be challenged in court.
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NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea denies slowdown in speeding enforcement
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea denied Monday that cops were turning a blind eye to speeders — the day after a Post report found cop-issued tickets plummeted in recent months even as camera-issued citations remained steady. Cops issued just 5,039 traffic tickets during the third week of July, down 74 percent from the 20,762 that officers...
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Spider-Man cheers up people in New York town
If you're in Saratoga Springs, New York and your Spidey senses are tingling, look up – you might see Spider-Man hanging from a lamp post. He's not there to fight crime, he's there for another simple reason – to spread joy.
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'America's Got Talent' judges speak out about Simon Cowell's injury: 'We miss our boss'
Simon Cowell’s “America’s Got Talent” co-stars are wishing him a speedy recovery so he can rejoin them back at work on the NBC competition series as soon as possible. 
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Police break up protests after Belarus presidential vote
MINSK, Belarus — Phalanxes of Belarusian police in full riot gear violently dispersed thousands of demonstrators who poured into the streets to challenge the early count from Sunday’s presidential election indicating the longtime authoritarian leader won a sixth term by a landslide. Hundreds of people were detained, according to a leading rights group. The brutal...
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L.A. rent is falling, with some big drops in luxury buildings
Rent is declining in Los Angeles County, with the largest decreases seen in luxury properties, according to reports from RealPage and CoStar.
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After house fire, Rachael Ray is 'grateful for what we have, not what we've lost'
Celebrity chef Rachael Ray thanked first responders for trying to save her upstate New York home, which was damaged Sunday during a fire.
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Watch beluga whales return to sea after years of captivity
Two beluga whales, named Little Grey and Little White, have arrived at their new sea sanctuary care area at Klettsvik Bay in Iceland.
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Puerto Rico primary election derailed as ballots fail to arrive at voting centers
Voters in Puerto Rico are demanding answers after some were denied access to voting centers because ballots didn't arrive in time. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud joined CBSN to explain what went wrong and what to expect going into the November elections.
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Barry Diller's IAC rolls dice with $1 billion stake in casino giant MGM
IAC recently spun off its stake in Tinder-owner Match. But the company apparently has its sights set on people taking a different kind of gamble: It has bought a nearly $1 billion stake in MGM Resorts.
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2021 Ford Bronco features U-turn tech
Trail Turn Assist helps SUV make sharp turns.
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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says college football should be played, explains why
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh issued a statement saying he believes the college football season should still occur.       
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Julian Edelman: New England Patriots have to 'move on' after Tom Brady's departure
Julian Edelman had a close bond with Tom Brady, but the Patriots receiver realizes a new era is starting in New England after the QB's exit.        
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Bear breaks into pizza delivery driver's car in the middle of the night, doesn't get any pizza
Everybody loves pizza.
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Long Island ‘Karen’ goes ballistic when asked to wear mask
A Long Island covidiot got her hackles up and profanity-laced rant out at a supermarket’s frozen food section when an employee confronted her about not wearing a mask. In the viral footage uploaded to Twitter on Saturday, the foul-mouthed woman is seen at King Kullen in Massapequa, where the staffer had the audacity to tell...
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