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An American woman was killed in a Bahamas shark attack while snorkeling with her family

Jordan Lindsay, 21, of Torrance, California, was attacked by three sharks while snorkeling near Rose Island on Wednesday, according to the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
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Depression, heartbreak and then a reckoning: The rebirth of Katy Perry
After fighting through what her friend Sia calls a "real breakdown," a resilient Katy Perry is set to deliver her first child and a new album, "Smile."
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Arkansas man plants mystery seeds from China; USDA preps to destroy
A man from Booneville, Ark. planted unsolicited mystery seeds he received from China weeks before government officials issued their warnings not to.
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Devastation from Midwest derecho continues to grow: 'It feels like we got kicked in the teeth'
The impact of a wind storm that tore through the Midwest continued to grow Wednesday.
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Opinion: NBA's bubble has been so successful, let's do it again next season
The NBA has successfully resumed its season inside a bubble in Florida. How will Commissioner Adam Silver make it work for the 2020-21 season?        
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Deputies rescue person attempting to jump from courthouse
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Lake George seeks to address zoning gap
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Two people face charges for holding party
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County announces $2,000 grants to help salons
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Law enforcement seizes THC-laced candy
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Concerns as university students return to town
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Legislation to remove Confederate monuments
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‘The Crown’ casts final Prince Philip: ‘Game of Thrones’ star Jonathan Pryce
He’ll play Philip opposite Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth.
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Hope to escape to Florida for the holidays? United is betting on it with nonstop flights from several new cities
The new flights, from non-hub cities including Boston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and New York City, are aimed at holiday and winter travelers.       
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Ohio State Coach: Focus is on 'what's next'
Ohio State football coach Ryan Day says his focus is on "what's next" for the team and individual players like quarterback Justin Fields. (Aug. 12)       
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Former Pro Bowl DB Dwight Hicks is latest Michigan football alum alleging abuse by ex-team doctor
Former Pro Bowl safety Dwight Hicks is the latest Michigan football alumnus to claim that ex-team physician Robert Anderson abused him in college.        
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Column: The COVID-19 pandemic shows that it's time for a new New Deal. Here's a blueprint
A new New Deal would correct America's 50-year decline and fix the COVID-19 pandemic, too.
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Ice cream truck keeps plowing into NYC street barrier
I scream, you scream — we all scream when this truck comes down the block. A scofflaw ice cream truck driver has made a twice-daily ritual out of plowing through the wooden barriers meant to cordon off a brownstone Brooklyn street, neighbors say — spurring an investigation by the NYPD. Video shot by local parent...
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DWCS 28 contract winner TJ Laramie willing to fight top-level UFC guys but also go slow
At 22, TJ Laramie is feeling confident as he gets set to embark on his UFC journey.        Related StoriesDespite being just 21, Cory McKenna confident she has experience to compete in UFCUFC 252 'Embedded,' No. 3: Daniel Cormier plays the trilogy on EA UFC 4 video gameDWCS 28 contract winner Impa Kasanganay all good with Aug. 22 turnaround for UFC debut 
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'Organized Raid': Chicago Mayor Says Looting Was Planned, Instructs Cops to Locate All Cars Downtown During Incident
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the incident, which began Sunday and continued into the early hours of Monday, was not the result of peaceful demonstrators.
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The Last Time the 'Avatar' Creators Left an Adaptation, We Got M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Last Airbender'
Michael Dante DiMartino announced on Wednesday that he and "Avatar" co-creator Bryan Konietzko are no longer attached to Netflix's upcoming live-action adaptation of the beloved animated series.
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Eliza Limehouse leaving ‘Southern Charm’ after one season
Another one bites the dust.
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Florida sheriff bans his deputies and office visitors from wearing masks on a day his county broke records for Covid-19 deaths
A mandate from a local sheriff in Florida is going against the recommendations from science and government officials: masks will not be worn.
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15-year-old boy is carving wooden flags to support 'forgotten heroes,' like veterans and first responders, during the pandemic
A 15-year-old boy has raised over $13,000 in donations for homeless veterans, special needs children, and first responders by selling and donating wooden flags he carves himself.
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New action-packed ‘Mulan’ teaser drops ahead of Disney+ launch
The one-minute clip depicts Mulan kung fu-ing various baddies while off-screen villains paradoxically shade her for being a woman.
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QAnon supporter Greene wins primary in Georgia
Congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene wins a Republican primary in Georgia. Greene is a supporter of the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory who's been criticized for racist comments. (Aug. 12)       
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The Daily News plans to close its NYC newsroom for good
The Daily News is about to become a newspaper without a newsroom. Tribune Publishing, which has owned the 101-year-old tabloid since 2017, confirmed on Wednesday that it will shutter the paper’s newsroom in downtown Manhattan permanently later this year and has no plans to return. But the company insisted it will keep a print edition...
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Joe Biden's VP choice of Kamala Harris signals return to American values and competence
Our View: Kamala Harris is qualified to handle the top job. Plus she's a fundraising powerhouse who could energize women and Black voters for Joe Biden        
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Alex Berenson says worldwide COVID outbreak has so far only been 'slightly worse than a bad flu year'
The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has turned out to be "slightly worse than a bad flu year," former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson, an outspoken critic of stay-at-home orders and other responses to the virus, tweeted Wednesday. 
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Trump administration backs off plans to open land near Utah national parks to drilling
Environmentalists and local residents defeat a proposal to open tens of thousands of acres near three Utah national parks to oil and gas drilling.
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Al Roker gives update following shoulder surgery
"Thanks for all the good wishes and prayers."
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Woman with 88 great-grandchildren turns 100
Julia Lee Kelley is the matriarch of a large South Carolina family. She has five children, 30 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, 49 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild, according to one of her great-granddaughters, Kelley Oakley. With all that family, it's no surprise so many people showed up for Kelley's 100th birthday party last week.
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Super Bowl champion Matt Light not onboard with masks to prevent coronavirus
Matt Light, a three-time Super Bowl champion and former New England Patriots star offensive lineman, said Tuesday he didn’t believe masks were effective to prevent from getting the coronavirus.
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Biden Declares War on Suburban Americans | Opinion
Biden stands with D.C. bureaucrats, but Trump stands with besieged American suburbs.
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L.A. father whose tip exposed Singer's college admissions scandal sentenced to one year in prison
The L.A. financier whose tip exposed William "Rick" Singer's college admissions scam is sentenced to one year in prison for securities fraud.
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Letters to the Editor: With Kamala Harris as VP pick, expect Trump to go full dictator against Joe Biden
Strong as the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket may be, Trump may be inspired by other autocrats to hold onto his power at all costs.
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Giants’ dire cornerback dilemma puts added pressure on James Bradberry
The need certainly seems to be there. Unless you ask Joe Judge. The first-year head coach knows more than anyone what he has on his roster and when he scans the list of cornerbacks, there is James Bradberry as a given and then everyone else as, well, something else. As situations go, this one appears...
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NBA bans casual acquaintances, social media friends from bubble under guest policy
People that are “known by the player only through social media or an intermediary" won't be allowed inside the NBA bubble.
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I Just Had an “A Ha” Moment About My Wife’s Behavior in Bed
I’m not sure how to bring it up.
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Bullet strikes Air Force helicopter flying over Virginia
The FBI and the Air Force are investigating the incident, which happened Monday.
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Neck gaiters may be worse than not wearing a mask at all: Study
Researchers from Duke University found that neck gaiter they tested was "worse than nothing."
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Teenage Hostess Reportedly Attacked By Group Of Women For Telling Them They Couldn't Sit Together To Eat
The altercation reportedly took place when 17-year-old Kelsy Wallace enforced COVID-19 protocols for seating groups of more than six people.
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You can get 3 free months of Disney+ with these new sale Chromebooks—here's how
Buying a new Chromebook? You can get plenty of extra perks, including three free months of Disney+—here's how.       
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Secret: Dare to Dream’ On VOD, A Painfully Earnest Imagining of the Best-Selling Book
We investigate if the power of positive thinking can keep this drama from being a dud.
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Ex-Pinterest COO sues company for gender discrimination, wrongful termination
She took a job as Pinterest’s Chief Operating Officer in March 2018 after serving in leadership roles with Charles Schwab, Google, and Square.
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Earn up to 100,000 bonus miles with United Airlines credit cards
For those looking to quickly boost their balance of frequent flyer miles, United is offering bonuses when you sign-up for the airline's credit cards.
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‘(Un)Well’ and ‘The Goop Lab’ Present Two Contradictory Sides to Wellness
(Un)Well seeks to find the truth in a complicated industry Netflix has already explored.
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Georgia clothing store called 'racist' for appointment fee policy
A clothing store in Georgia has been accused of being “racist” after it shared a new policy on its Facebook page that waived a fee for non-White customers.
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Spat between Ben & Jerry's, UK govt. over treatment of migrants heat up
Hundreds of people have made the dangerous crossing in the past weeks of calm summer weather.
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