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Darrell Issa sues California over 'unconstitutional' November vote election

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for an all mail-in ballot election is unconstitutional and signals possible manipulation ahead of November, Congressman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., asserted Saturday.
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Spanish court hands four 'wolf pack' members further prison terms over separate sexual assault
Four of the Spanish men convicted in 2019 of raping a woman in Pamplona have been sentenced to further prison terms for a separate case of sexual abuse that occurred months earlier.
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Wall Street retreats after rallying on recovery optimism
The Nasdaq 100 index retreated from an intraday record high on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes also slipping as a rally fueled by hopes of a post-coronavirus economic recovery fizzled out.
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William Barr claims he has evidence Antifa is hijacking George Floyd protests
WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement has evidence that extremist groups such as Antifa are hijacking nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, Attorney General William Barr said Thursday. Barr said he understood most protesters were peaceful demonstrators but that his Justice Department had since found evidence that “extremist agitators” were hijacking protests to “pursue...
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Marine Corps veteran shot with rubber bullets by police at protest, ‘I had my hands up’
A Marine Corps veteran was sent to the hospital after Los Angeles police officers shot him and other protesters with rubber bullets in an effort to quell the unrest.
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ZoomInfo just went public. No, not that Zoom
A company called ZoomInfo went public on Thursday. But don't confuse it with Zoom Video -- even though its shares are soaring, too.
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Books about race fly off shelves following the death of George Floyd, protests
The week following the tragic death of George Floyd, book retailers, large and small, sold out of many print editions of books on racism.        
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Thieves steal 150 handguns, rifles from New Mexico store
Dozens of handguns and rifles were stolen this week from a gun shop in New Mexico’s largest city, prompting authorities to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible, officials said Wednesday.
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Biden’s response to protests reportedly costs him support of police groups
Support from law enforcement groups for Joe Biden is beginning to wither as the former vice president’s remarks about the protests that have erupted nationwide over the killing of George Floyd have convinced a number of police officers that he’s moving too far left, according to a report on Thursday. Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential...
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Pier 1 is going out of business in style with a huge sale
Pier 1 furniture, dinnerware, and home goods have been fixtures in our dorm rooms, apartments and homes for years, and now's your last chance to buy from the homewares brand — which is going out of business.
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Stars back John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech
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Coco Gauff gives speech at Black Lives Matter protest: ‘We must change now’
Coco Gauff can’t vote, but that doesn’t mean she can’t make a difference. The 16-year-old American tennis star is doing her part, as protests have gone nationwide following the killing of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer. Gauff attended a recent Black Lives Matter protest in her Delray Beach,...
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Stupidity is only thing standing in baseball’s way of saving season: Sherman
I don’t care. What the owners make, what the players make. I hope for fairness. That no one is exploited. That transparency wins. I do think the players are the engine of the game, the product that fans spend money on. Thus whatever players receive you will never read in this space that they are...
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Scientists learn how tiny critters make ocean ‘snot palaces’
KENSINGTON, Maryland — Master builders of the sea construct the equivalent of a complex five-story house that protects them from predators and funnels and filters food for them — all from snot coming out of their heads. And when these delicate mucus homes get clogged, the tadpole-looking critters — called giant larvaceans — build a...
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Guy Benson: 'A disconnect' is emerging between some elites and majority of Americans
Fox News contributor Guy Benson said on Thursday that Secretary of Defense Mark Esper gave an honest assessment on President Trump’s move to call in the U.S. military to address rioting, however, many Americans support the commander-in-chief.
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College student critically injured by Austin police during George Floyd protest
Justin Howell suffered a fractured skull and brain damage after Austin police fired a bean bag round during a George Floyd demonstration.        
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The lessons for America from South Africa
Paul van Zyl, formerly of South Africa's Truth & Reconciliation Commission, and the Center for Constitutional Rights' Vince Warren discuss lessons from South Africa for the U.S.
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Ex-Hillary Clinton spokesman slammed after endorsing ‘defund the police’ push
Former Hillary Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon took heat on Thursday for calling to “defund the police” as the nation is gripped with protests and riots against police brutality. 
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Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech
Filmmakers and actors including Jordan Peele and Olivia Wilde are standing by John Boyega after he delivered a rousing speech at a Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday.
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Hundreds Expected At Memorial For George Floyd After Days Of Nationwide Protests
The Rev. Al Sharpton will give the eulogy at Thursday's memorial for George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd, 46, died in police custody on May 25.
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MTA demands NYC add 60 miles of new bus lanes for coronavirus reopening
The MTA is demanding the de Blasio administration almost double the length of the city’s bus lanes by adding another 60 miles as part of its coronavirus reopening strategy. “A robust bus system will be crucial as workers look to return to their offices. It will also help alleviate crowding on the streets and underground,”...
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“It Was a Tinderbox.” How George Floyd’s Killing Highlighted America’s Police Reform Failures
Everything about Derek Chauvin’s case — from his long list of previous conduct complaints to the 44-year-old police officer’s brutal calm as he pressed his knee to George Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes until he died— spoke to the decades of failure to address the systemic problems plaguing his employer, the Minneapolis Police…
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Madison Beer denies using participation in protests for publicity
"I have been protesting for days. This is not and never was a photo op."
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Inwood residents make peace after alleged ‘racial profiling’ video
Residents in Inwood made peace with each other following a viral video showing a group of Dominicans chasing away black men they apparently suspected were in the neighborhood to loot. “We squashed the beef,” a man says in a video posted Wednesday, as he’s surrounded by a group of young black men. “It was a...
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Swift and decisive action has been taken against police in major US cities in the past week
Since George Floyd's death, officials in Minneapolis and other cities across the country have leveled criminal charges and taken decisive disciplinary action against police brass and officers whose conduct has come into question.
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Las Vegas Strip reopening scenes: Bellagio fountains return to cries of 'that was awesome!'
After being closed for nearly three months, Las Vegas Strip hotels and casinos were getting ready to open their doors.        
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NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson says the black community is tired of business as usual
David Robinson is a two-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer. He's also a graduate of the Naval Academy and co-founded a successful investing firm since his retirement in 2003. But as a black man in America, Robinson is still subject to racism.
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House Democrats introduce policing reform bill named for George Floyd
Democrats' new proposal seeks to encouraging police departments and agencies to adopt new training standards
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Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Milley reminds troops of oath to American people
WASHINGTON — Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley penned a memo to the armed forces on Tuesday reminding them of their oath to defend the Constitution and serve the American people. The memo from the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, obtained by CBS News, reminds troops to embody the values of the Constitution, including...
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Coronavirus leaves behind 42 percent plunge in emergency department visits: report
The decline suggests the pandemic has altered the public's use of emergency departments, the CDC report said.
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Encrypted messaging apps surge during George Floyd protests
As more Americans join nationwide protests following the killing of George Floyd, they’re turning to encrypted messaging apps to communicate with each other. Downloads of mobile apps like Signal — a secure messaging app which offers end-to-end encryption — have skyrocketed, getting nearly 40,000 downloads over last weekend alone according to data from industry tracker...
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Oklahoma detention officer quits job after being told he couldn't kneel with protesters
An Oklahoma detention officer has said he turned in his badge and quit after being told he couldn’t kneel with George Floyd demonstrators gathering outside of a jail where he was working.
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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski backs Mattis' criticism of Trump, says she is 'struggling' over whether she can support president
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, called former Secretary of Defense James Mattis' criticism of Trump "true, and honest, and necessary and overdue."        
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Suspect ID'd in Madeleine McCann case
Germany authorities say a man suspected of killing British toddler Madeleine McCann in 2007 is already in jail for another crime. CBS News' Charlie D'Agata has the latest on this long-cold case that grabbed the world's attention.
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Violent, armed looters overrun Santa Monica Music Center: 'They took everything from us, and no one stopped them'
For almost five decades, the Santa Monica Music Center was an oasis of arts and education that gave all walks of life the opportunity to bond over the universal language of melodies. But in the riots that reached Santa Monica on Sunday, almost everything inside was damaged or pilfered as the distraught owners looked on, and those who tried to defend the building had guns and other weapons pulled on them with no law enforcement in sight. 
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Dog survives massive landslide that swept 8 buildings into sea
No people were reported injured.
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Small businesses face struggle to rebuild after lootings
"My dream was taken from me," said one black business owner after looters ransacked her clothing boutique.
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Dallas man loses eye to "non-lethal" police round at protest, attorneys say
Brandon Saenz was in a crowd protesting police brutality Saturday when he says he became a victim of it.
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Virginia Gov. Northam Announces Removal of Robert E. Lee Statue
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be removed “as soon as possible” from Richmond’s Monument Avenue, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday.
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Europe's 'stimulus fireworks': ECB and Germany throw new wall of money at the economy
Europe is throwing money at the region's deepest downturn since the Great Depression. It still may not be enough to spur a strong recovery in the second half of the year.
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MLB's TV, radio broadcasters would be grounded from road games to start 2020 season
MLB has advised teams that home TV and radio broadcasters will not travel with the club for road games, and would call those games off TV monitors.      
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Kamala Harris: Trump Speaks 'Words of a Dictator' -- He Turned Military 'on the People of America'
Wednesday on NBC's "The Tonight Show," Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) declared President Donald Trump spoke "words of a dictator."
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Season Interrupted: Elianna Reyes nearly lost far more than a season
Eagle Rock slugger Elianna Reyes and her mother each contracted the coronavirus, and it created a family scare.
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Belgium launches buy 2, get 1 'Helpy Hour' campaign to help bar owners during coronavirus reopening
Remember Happy Hour, when you ordered one beer and got two?
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'Driving a wedge' between army and civilians
Former Defense Department official John Kirby says soldiers take an oath to the Constitution, not to the president; so loyalty is to the people first.
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Unknowns loom ahead of IndyCar season-opener at Texas: 'I'm nervous. I think everybody is nervous'
The list of unknowns heading into IndyCar's season-opener at Texas Motor Speedway may be the only part that teams and drivers can agree on.        
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Barr: Evidence shows foreign actors, Antifa trying to 'hijack' George Floyd protests
Attorney General Bill Barr announced Thursday that investigations of recent violence spinning out of protests yielded evidence that not only are various political organizations taking advantage of the unrest for their own ends, but that “foreign actors” and others are also getting involved.
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Cuomo still stands by coronavirus nursing home order despite death toll
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday yet again doubled down on his decision to send coronavirus patients to nursing homes from hospitals — despite it potentially factoring in to more than 5,000 deaths.
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Live: George Floyd’s brother joins memorial in Brooklyn
Crowds are gathered at Brooklyn’s Cadman Plaza to mark the life and death of George Floyd — the unarmed Minneapolis man whose police-custody death has sparked nationwide protests. Terence Floyd — George Floyd’s brother and a Brooklyn resident — is expected to attend the memorial service, as are local civil rights leaders. “Terrence Floyd will...
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