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Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream

Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as a little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just five people, because he’s not sure if he’ll be a viable candidate,...
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China buys more American corn to comply with US trade deal
China made its largest one-day purchase of US corn on record on Tuesday, its second massive purchase for the agricultural staple in less than a week as it tries to comply with its deal with America.
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Amazon unveils high-tech shopping cart that eliminates need for cashiers
Amazon is ramping up its mission to make shopping faster with a new high-tech shopping cart that eliminates the need for long lines at the cash register — and the cashiers who run them. The “Dash Cart” the e-commerce titan unveiled Tuesday automatically rings up items that shoppers drop in their bags and charges them...
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Grant Imahara, 'MythBusters' host and electronics extraordinaire, dies at 49
Grant Imahara, who hosted Discovery's "MythBusters" and Netflix's "White Rabbit Project," has died at age 49 after reportedly suffering a brain aneurysm.
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The handful of countries still welcoming US tourists
Most of the world has been shut off to American tourists as US coronavirus cases continue to spike. These are the destinations where a US passport still opens doors, albeit usually with some Covid-19 testing requirements.
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It's a great time to buy a Mac laptop — here's how to pick the right one for you
Summer 2020 is a really good time to buy a Mac, specifically a laptop. Across the line, the MacBook Air, small Pro and Big Pro are all machines with sleek designs, a performance that can scale, and the Magic Keyboard, which provides a much better experience than earlier generations.
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Washington wide receiver Kelvin Harmon tears ACL, will likely miss season
The second-year player had been expected to compete for a starting job.
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Philadelphia Eagles sign Jason Peters to a one-year contract, but where will he play?
The Philadelphia Eagles committed to Andre Dillard as the starting left tackle. Could Jason Peters, at 38 years old, end up playing guard?        
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Benjamin Keough's death ruled a suicide by gunshot wound
Lisa Marie Presley's son Benjamin Keough's cause and manner of death has been revealed.
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With Joe Ross opting out, Erick Fedde has an imperfect opportunity
Fedde has a better chance at the fifth starter spot after his friend, Joe Ross, opted out of the 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns.
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Score a great deal on premium tequila shipped to you for free
Right about now, you’re probably missing the ability to walk freely into your local bar, sit down amongst a crowd of people and quench your thirst with a frozen margarita or sip some tequila straight up. But in this age of social distancing, the safest way these days to enjoy a delicious libation is from...
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Odell Beckham nearly retired after gruesome Giants injury
Odell Beckham Jr.’s broken ankle in 2017 had him so down, he nearly quit. The then-Giants receiver was so upset about the injury and what he was dealing with at the time, he thought about retiring. “I said this in college, I said, ‘I fear the day that they make this game a business and...
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A NOAA storm-spotting app was suspended after being overrun with false and hateful reports
The NOAA's "mPING" application was compromised, sending false severe weather data to forecasters and the public.
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Alleged Epstein cohort Ghislaine Maxwell to appear before NY judge for bail hearing
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite accused of sexually abusing and exploiting young girls alongside Jeffrey Epstein, will appear Tuesday afternoon before a federal judge via video for a bail hearing.
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Mysterious rock art discovered in megalithic tombs in Israel
Rock art, believed to be over 4,200 years old, has been discovered on megalithic burial sites in Israel. The art was found on dolmens, single-chamber burial structures built from huge rocks in what is now the Yehudiya Nature Reserve in the Galilee and Golan Heights. Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel-Hai College studied...
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Elizabeth Chambers files for divorce from Armie Hammer
Chambers cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split.
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US closes 5 military bases in Afghanistan as part of Taliban peace deal
The U.S. closed five military bases in Afghanistan as part of an agreement signed with the Taliban over four months ago, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News. 
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Post Malone delivered on bizarre bet after Patrick Mahomes destroyed him in beer pong
A Chiefs Super Bowl victory left a mark on Kansas City — and rapper Post Malone. After the team paraded the streets with the trophy on Feb. 5 to celebrate its Super Bowl LIV title, Malone extended an invitation to visit the Sprint Center before he was scheduled to perform at the Kansas City venue...
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Biden Goes Up With His First Ad In Texas, Where Polls Show A Close Race
As polls show a tightening presidential race in traditionally Republican Texas, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is launching his first general election ad in the state.
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‘We Are Freestyle Love Supreme’ Is a Must-Watch for ‘Hamilton’ Super-Fans
See how Lin-Manuel Miranda (and some other folks) got their start.
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Meghan McCain Goes Off During Cancel Culture Debate: It’s a “Miracle” I’m Still on ‘The View’
"Cancel culture has tried to remove every one of us from this show for one reason or another."
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Some shoe and clothing boutiques devastated by COVID
"Are people going to go back to work? Are they going to need clothes when they go back to work or are they never going to go back to work," a Pennsylvania clothing boutique owner wonders.
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Texas police chief on ambush killing of 2 officers: 'Our community is hurting'
McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez told “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday that his “community is hurting” following the ambush killing of two police officers over the weekend.
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A Texas ICU nurse is hospitalized with Covid-19 after testing negative
An ICU nurse in Texas has found herself in the position of some of the very same patients she's spent the last few weeks treating -- hospitalized with Covid-19 even after testing negative for the virus.
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Lori Loughlin, husband 'respectfully' seek bail cut from $1 million to $100,000; prosecutors approve
Lori Loughlin and Massimo Giannulli want a 90% cut in bail before their sentencing in August in the college admissions scandal.       
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Off the grid on a homemade island
Floating off the coast of Vancouver Island, a 45-minute boat ride to the nearest town, is a sustainable island fortress complete with a dance floor, art gallery and garden. For artists Catherine King and Wayne Adams, this is home: a labor of love 24 years in the making.
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Our handsome, brave, good president looked so great in his mask
He was so effortlessly compelling that I am sure he will wear one again!
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France's great chocolate croissant debate
A chocolate croissant, is it correct to call it a pain au chocolat or a chocolatine in France? Depends on who you ask. It's a subject of great debate that's been addressed by the French Parliament and President Emmanuel Macron. We went straight to the people who bake these delicious pastries for an answer. But even they can't agree. Nous ne prenons pas parti!
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Michigan cop saves choking baby girl with ‘quick, calm’ response
Sterling Heights Police Officer Cameron Maciejewski responded to the home last Thursday to find the distraught family holding the three-week-old baby, who was not breathing, police said.
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Bari Weiss quits New York Times after bullying by colleagues: 'They have called me a Nazi and a racist'
New York Times opinion columnist and editor Bari Weiss announced Tuesday she leaving the Gray Lady, saying she was bullied by colleagues, weeks after declaring there was a “civil war” inside the paper.  
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Vampire-slaying kit with Bible, crucifix and gun goes to auction
This would make a very exciting episode of "Antiques Roadshow."
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7 post-swim shampoos that save your hair from chlorine and salt
Keep your hair feeling fresh all summer long.       
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Grant Imahara, former 'Mythbusters' host, dead after suffering a brain aneurysm, network says
Grant Imahara, the longtime former host of the Discovery Channel show "Mythbusters," died of a brain aneurysm, Fox News has learned.
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Jimmy Fallon is back! 'The Tonight Show' returns to 30 Rock with new safety measures
After months of working from home, Jimmy Fallon returned to Rockefeller Center on Monday to resume live production of "The Tonight Show."        
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In reversal, U.K. bars Huawei from role in 5G network
The U.K. is barring Huawei from playing a role in its 5G network. This marks a reversal for the British government, which originally said the Chinese telecom giant could have a limited role in the infrastructure. CBS News' Roxana Saberi joins CBSN to talk about the latest.
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10 celebrity-approved face masks you can buy online
From Skims to Wolford to Sanctuary, these are the most popular masks like Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, and Kourtney Kardashian are wearing.       
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Our top-rated, eco-friendly nonstick pan is on sale at Amazon right now
The GreenPan Levels Stackable Ceramic Nonstick Frypan Set is at an all-time low price of $59.95, down from $79.99.
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Miami Is Becoming The 'Epicenter Of The Pandemic,' Expert Warns
Florida's coronavirus cases continue to be near record-levels as officials warn of worsening problems in several parts of the state. Hospitals are concerned about the increases.
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COVID-19 pandemic triggered 'economic contagion,' costing world's economy $3.8T and leaving 147M unemployed
The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on the planet in all facets of life.
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Wells Fargo swings to a massive loss as coronavirus crimps turnaround
The wheels are coming off The Stagecoach. Wells Fargo swung to a big loss in the second quarter, forcing it to set aside billions of dollars to cover possible loan losses ahead as the coronavirus threw a wrench into its efforts to recover from a slew of scandals. The third-biggest US lender posted a net...
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Arizona man’s family blames his COVID-19 death on Gov. Doug Ducey
"Mark, like so many others, should not have died from COVID-19," reads the obit for Mark “Black Jack’’ Urquiza, a Phoenix resident who died June 30 at age 65 from the contagion.
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Julián Castro: The lesson CEOs should learn from Goya's big fumble
Growing up in a Mexican-American household, I remember walking into the kitchen to the smell of my grandmother's arroz con pollo with a side of frijoles. There were almost always empty cans of Goya beans on the counter.
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Gov. Cuomo selling bizarre coronavirus poster for $14.50 — plus shipping and handling
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be selling copies of his “New York Tough” coronavirus victory lap poster that he unveiled Monday. Cuomo advertised the sale in a tweet late Monday night reading: “The Sea of Division. The Boyfriend Cliff. The Sun On The Other Side. See it all for yourself. Pre-order the #NewYorkTough poster...
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Opinion: Even after World Series title, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo enters 2020 season as a lame duck
Just eight months since winning the World Series, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo enters the 2020 season in the final year of his contract.       
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Coronavirus outbreak at Montana nursing home leaves 7 dead in a week
Officials at a Montana nursing home announced two additional deaths related to COVID-19 on Monday, tallying seven deaths in a week.
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Turkey’s decision to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque strikes fears for other holy sites
Religious and political leaders are decrying Turkey's decision to make Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, known for its Christian origin and as the secular Muslim nation's most popular tourist site, into a mosque.
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This time, Texas actually is in play
It finally makes sense to play to win in the Lone Star state.
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NBA Allows Anti-Cop Slogans on Jerseys, Not 'Free Hong Kong'
Customers looking to purchase NBA jerseys with approved custom slogans on the back have found that the NBA store endorses anti-cop slogans, but "Free Hong Kong" was forbidden.
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New Patriots QB Cam Newton discusses challenges, opportunity of replacing Tom Brady
In a YouTube video, New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton describes the possibility of replacing Tom Brady as "the elephant in the room."        
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