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British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide

A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. The golf-green keeper was in intensive care last night after...
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Possible Biden VP pick Rep. Karen Bass spoke at socialist forums
WASHINGTON — Rep. Karen Bass, who is on the shortlist of Joe Biden running mates, was a keynote speaker at two socialist events in Los Angeles in the 1980s and 90s, The Post can reveal. The revelation comes as the powerful chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus faces increased scrutiny for controversial past remarks praising...
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D.L. Hughley says Kanye West is ‘conveniently’ mentally ill, likens him to Trump
"It isn't why he's misogynistic, it isn't why he's disrespectful to our history."
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'Shark Week' kicks off with Mike Tyson and a major shark breach
Discovery's "Shark Week" returned Sunday, with a huge shark breach and Mike Tyson cage-diving with sharks.
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Knife-wielding man shot dead after taking a hostage
“It’s not worth it! Put it down!” Salt Lake City police saved the life of a man taken hostage by a knife-wielding suspect on a sidewalk near a supermarket in Utah. Watch the dramatic bodycam footage of the July 25 incident that ended the life of suspect Andrew Jacob Preece after officers fired nearly a...
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Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline
JOHANNESBURG — Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius were working around the clock Sunday, trying to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean island from an oil spill after a ship ran aground on a coral reef. An estimated 1 ton of oil from the Japanese ship’s cargo of 4 tons has...
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Chicago looting leads to more than 100 arrests, 13 officers hurt
More than 100 people were arrested Monday following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and caused damage in the city's upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis '100% in favor' of ACC, SEC playing football in fall
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday expressed his support of some Power 5 conferences playing football during the fall as reports indicate that some schools’ seasons may be postponed.
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Protesters gather outside Ferguson Police Department on anniversary of Michael Brown's death
Protesters demonstrated outside the Ferguson Police Department on Sunday night to mark the 6th anniversary of the police killing of Michael Brown.
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Protesters gather outside Ferguson Police Department on anniversary of Michael Brown's death
Protesters demonstrated outside the Ferguson Police Department on Sunday night to mark the 6th anniversary of the police killing of Michael Brown.
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Metallica to play first 2020 concert for ‘Encore Drive-In’ series
Metallica won't let a pandemic make them fade to black.
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Why Maya Vander’s husband doesn’t appear on ‘Selling Sunset’
"So for him to be on the show, unfortunately, it can actually maybe destroy his career," she explained.
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"Major" explosion in Baltimore kills woman, destroys homes
A woman died and two people were seriously injured in the Monday morning explosion, fire officials say.
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Houses explode in Baltimore, trapping people inside
A major explosion occurred in a residential area in Baltimore, where several people, including children, are trapped, a local firefighters union said on Twitter.
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California's public health director resigns amid coronavirus test data glitch
The director of California's Department of Public Health announced her surprise resignation on Sunday after the state surpassed 550,000 coronavirus cases.
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Illinois' breakout star in a hazy economic landscape: recreational marijuana
It only took a few months for Illinois' budding recreational marijuana industry to blossom -- even during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Rare coronavirus-linked syndrome affects 11 children in Washington state: officials
Eleven cases of multisystem inflammatory sydrome in children have been reported in Washington state.
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Lebanon’s entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says
Lebanon health minister on Monday said “the whole government resigned” in the wake of last week’s massive explosion, which claimed at least 220 lives and injured about 6,000. Speaking with reporters after a Cabinet meeting, Hamad Hassan added that Prime Minister Hassan Diab will head to the presidential palace to “hand over the resignation in...
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Kelly Osbourne ‘bragging’ about 85-pound weight loss because ‘it feels good’
She's down to a size 26.
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The X Factor: How Joe Biden’s Running Mate Will Face Sexist Double-Standards
The questions have gotten obsessive: Will she be young or old? Black or white? A campaign asset or a governing ally? A partner or an heir? Much of the coverage of Joe Biden’s vice-presidential selection process has focused on the specifics of the various contenders, parsing out their records and assets, their potential liabilities, their…
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Portland Riots Continue Without Feds as Local Police Stand Down
Riots continued during the weekend in Portland, Oregon, but local police now in charge of protecting the city stood down amid the chaos.
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College football players pushing to unionize as season hangs perilously
Trevor Lawrence is leading the charge to not just play college football this fall but potentially change the sport forever. The Clemson quarterback and other stars across the country Sunday night tweeted out a graphic that united two player-led movements — #WeWantToPlay and #WeStandUnited — as they try to save the college football season while...
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Several houses explode in Baltimore, Maryland, trapping people inside
A major explosion occurred in a residential area in Baltimore, where several people, including children, are trapped, a local firefighters union said on Twitter.
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'Major explosion' in Baltimore kills at least one, traps others
Baltimore City Fire Department said in a Facebook post that at least three homes were involved in the gas explosion that killed at least one woman.      
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Barr accuses media of 'projecting a narrative' in coverage of unrest: 'People are being told a lie'
Attorney General Bill Barr accused the media of pushing their own "narratives" instead of reporting facts on the ground when it comes to coverage of civil unrest in cities across the country following George Floyd's death.
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HHS Sec. Azar visits Taiwan amid US-China tension
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar met with the Taiwanese President on Monday during the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic ties between Washington and Taipei in 1979. (Aug. 10)       
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Baltimore explosion kills at least one, traps several in rubble
A massive explosion in a Baltimore neighborhood killed at least one person and left several people trapped, including children, according to reports.
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Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks that need hospitalization, study says
"Thunderstorm asthma" is real and very dangerous to anyone with asthma or other severe breathing issues, with the peak danger the day before the storm strikes, according to a new study.
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Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks that need hospitalization, study says
The calm before the storm isn't really so calm, at least not for anyone with asthma or other severe breathing disorders, new research shows.
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TikTok funds top creators to fend off rivals as Trump administration threatens ban
TikTok announces the first 19 recipients of payments from its creators fund. The $200-million reservoir will help retain popular talents on the app, owned by China-based tech firm ByteDance, as it faces challenges from the Trump administration.
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Trump unemployment insurance executive order will cost states billions
Many state governments are already facing budget crunches caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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GOP Sen. Johnson issues subpoena to FBI for Russia probe documents
Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday that he has subpoenaed FBI Director Christopher Wray to turn over documents to his committee as part of its investigation into the origins of the "Russian collusion" probe.
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Belarus' authoritarian leader named election winner amid mass protests
"The results... don't correspond with the reality and go completely against common sense," says opposition.
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Chicago mayor says looting was "straight-up felony criminal conduct"
Chicago Mayor Lori LIghtfoot said the looting and vandalism that happened overnight was not part of a legitimate political protest. "What occurred in our downtown and surrounding communities was abject criminal behavior, pure and simple," she said. "This was straight-up felony criminal conduct." Watch her remarks.
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Several people trapped after Baltimore house explosion
A major explosion in a residential area in Baltimore has trapped several individuals, including children. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.
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Madonna reportedly leaves Universal Music, in talks to return to Warner label
Madonna has left Universal Music Group’s Interscope, her record label for nearly a decade, according to reports. The Queen of Pop is considering returning to Warner Music Group, where she launched her self-titled debut album “Madonna” in 1983 and went on to crank out hits including “Like a Virgin” (1984), “True Blue” (1986), and “Ray...
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When Will ‘Perry Mason’ Season 2 Premiere on HBO?
We need more brooding Matthew Rhys and we need it now.
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Democrats to showcase everyday Americans at next week's convention
From Joe Biden to Barack Obama to Hillary Clinton, the biggest names in the Democratic Party will speak in prime time at the Democratic National Convention, but party officials say that some everyday Americans will also be prominently featured at the four-day quadrennial confab.
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Simon Cowell speaks out after breaking his back
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At least 10 injured in Denver park drive-by shooting, police say
Authorities responded to the incident shortly after receiving multiple reports of shots being fired in the area around 4:30 p.m., Denver Police told Fox News, adding that a family-type of gathering appeared to be taking place at the time.
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College football running back on why he was to play this season: 'Nothing at home for me'
Florida Gators running back Lorenzo Lingard Jr. offered a sobering tweet as Power 5 conferences debate whether to go ahead and have a football season in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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UK might scrap their COVID-19 daily death count
The UK’s official COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped following an investigation into Public Health England’s method of counting the toll, The Telegraph newspaper reported. The conclusions of the investigation, which was ordered by Health Secretary Matt Hancock after it emerged officials were “exaggerating” virus deaths, are expected this week, the newspaper said. One...
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Chicago's Magnificent Mile Erupts In Overnight Looting, Violence
Bridges were raised to limit access to downtown as chaos spread. Authorities say outrage over a police shooting prompted the looting, but that the "abject criminal behavior" was not part of a protest.
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College towns struggle during COVID pandemic
College towns emptied out in March -- and many will remain empty as learning shifts online. Gloria Betcher, a council member from Ames, Iowa, spoke to CBSN about how that hurts the economies of these unique places.
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Major explosion in Baltimore, adults and children trapped, reports say
A major explosion in Baltimore has left adults and children trapped, according to reports.
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Texas sees highest 7-day COVID positivity rate: ER doctor says 'we're not seeing signs' of surge ending
As the U.S. surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, awaiting a vaccine and amid debates of sending kids back to schools, Texas emergency room physician Dr. Natasha Kathuria told "Fox & Friends" her state might see another surge in cases.
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Who is Katherine Zhu, PGA champ Collin Morikawa’s girlfriend?
Katherine Zhu has always been “proud” of boyfriend Collin Morikawa, long before the 23-year-old won the PGA Championship on Sunday. Last month, fellow golfer Zhu praised Morikawa on social media after he captured the Workday Charity Open and Barracuda Championship titles. “From playing US Amateur in college to winning two PGA Tour events. So freaking...
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Protests erupt in Beirut after deadly blasts
CBS News' Imtiaz Tyab reports on how hundreds have taken to the streets amid rising anger at the Lebanese government.
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‘The Wounds Are Still Fresh’
These front-line medical workers are struggling with what comes next.
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