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Since 2002, almost 2 out of 3 firefighters who died in the line of duty died of cancer, as today's fires produce an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals, yet many sickened first responders are being denied workers' comp benefits
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Mike Huckabee: Racism a 'spiritual' problem for US -- and elections can't solve it
America's racism problem is more "spiritual" than political, Mike Huckabee said Saturday night.
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Why tick season could be worse in the summer of Covid-19
After more than three months of shutdowns, mandatory quarantines, self-imposed exile from society and working from home, nature-lovers looking for a well-earned breath of fresh air could face a possible collision course between coronavirus and tick-borne illnesses this summer.
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Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever
LAS VEGAS — The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started. Seven longtime Las Vegas bookmakers can’t recall a larger loss, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. But each oddsmaker has taken...
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Charlie Kirk says Trump should add 'positivity' to election bid: Americans 'want their lives back'
Blame the media and the coronavirus for President Trump's current campaign woes, Charlie Kirk said Saturday.
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Teen's coronavirus-themed prom dress made of duct tape is a work of art
In January, 18-year-old Peyton Manker embarked on her journey to make a prom dress entirely out of duct tape for a contest to win a scholarship. After weeks of working on her submission, the Covid-19 outbreak not only canceled her prom but altered the course of her senior year.
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Russian democracy is a farce. Putin wants the same fate for America
The Kremlin bullied and bribed Russians to the ballot box again on Wednesday, the latest episode of what long ago became a painful mockery of democracy. Democracy means choices, and there has been no real choice in Russia for many years. All roads, all votes, lead to Vladimir Putin.
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Russian democracy is a farce. Putin wants the same fate for America
The Kremlin bullied and bribed Russians to the ballot box again on Wednesday, the latest episode of what long ago became a painful mockery of democracy, writes Garry Kasparov.
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Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner
Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made before mid-September. “If we get it done in time for the season, it would be awesome,” Rivera told the Washington Post in...
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Kaepernick denounces 4th of July as ‘celebration of white supremacy’
The NFL free agent quarterback post a video Saturday, showing images of the Ku Klux Klan, police brutality, slavery and lynchings.
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Baltimore protesters toppled a Christopher Columbus statue and threw it in a harbor
While much of the country celebrated Independence Day Saturday, protesters in Baltimore toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the Inner Harbor, CNN affiliate WBAL reported.
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US protesters toppled a Christopher Columbus statue and threw it in a harbor
While much of the country celebrated Independence Day Saturday, protesters in Baltimore toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the Inner Harbor, CNN affiliate WBAL reported.
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More than 3,000 people put into hard lockdown in Melbourne
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Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka’s scary injury latest blow in scary time
There’s an empty ballpark and then there’s a silent ballpark, and if you found yourself at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon, you witnessed the painful difference. When Masahiro Tanaka took a Giancarlo Stanton line drive to the right side of his head, barely a half hour into the Yankees’ spring training 2.0 launch, his teammates...
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Baltimore protesters topple Christopher Columbus statue, toss it into Inner Harbor
Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor
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Jacksonville Jaguars’ Jawaan Taylor reels in 400-pound grouper: video
How big was the fish NFL tackle Jawaan Taylor caught last week? Maybe even big enough to join Taylor on the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offensive line.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo celebrates 4th of July by cleaning his muscle car
Gov. Andrew Cuomo washes and waxes nostalgic for American freedom.
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The Plastic Free July challenge is here to help you rid your life of single-use plastic waste
Unlike dance battles and dangerous dares, here's a "challenge" just about anyone can get behind.
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Strongmen rush to remake the world order as Trump faces potential election defeat
This past week, on US President Donald Trump's watch Russia and China have effectively re-aligned the coming world order. They didn't do it together, but both took advantage of uncertainty and unpredictability that Trump has helped create.
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Strongmen rush to remake the world order as Trump faces potential election defeat
This past week, on US President Donald Trump's watch Russia and China have effectively re-aligned the coming world order. They didn't do it together, but both took advantage of uncertainty and unpredictability that Trump has helped create.
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L.A. County sees 'alarming' rise in coronavirus hospitalizations, infection rates
L.A. sees 'alarming' rise in coronavirus hospitalizations, infection rates
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Nets plan on getting Jarrett Allen reinforcements for NBA restart
The Nets only have a dozen healthy players they can count on as they prepare to head to Orlando, and just one legitimate big man after their frontcourt got decimated by injuries and coronavirus. But it sounds like they are on the verge of adding some reinforcements, and they most likely will be in the...
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Atlanta Braves not following same path as Redskins, Indians
With teams in two sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to many Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves on Saturday gave no indication they are willing to consider a similar change. The Cleveland Indians said Friday they’re reconsidering their nickname following the furor over the NFL Washington Redskins name. The Braves released a...
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Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka ‘all good’ after hit in head by line drive
Just minutes after the Yankees opened spring training 2.0 in The Bronx, Masahiro Tanaka suffered a frightening injury when he took a line drive off the right side of his head off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton during a simulated game Saturday.
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Macy’s 4th of July fireworks end with stunning Empire State Building display
Macy’s capped off its five nights of “pop-up” fireworks displays with a brief but beautiful blitz of explosives atop the Empire State Building. The demonstration kicked off at 9:38 p.m. with colorful fireworks shooting off the Art Deco landmark’s observatory, sending sparks and smoke drifting down over Midtown and drawing “woahs” and “wows” from the...
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Kanye West tweets that he's running for president
Kanye West tweets that he's running for president
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CBS Weekend News, July 4, 2020
Coronavirus cases continue to spike nationwide amid Fourth of July weekend; Baseball's Negro Leagues celebrate 100th anniversary  
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Casey Kasem's wife, children accused each other of "killing" radio icon
The beloved radio icon's widow and children from his first marriage sued each other for wrongful death with accusations on each side that the other hastened Kasem's demise
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Station Casinos, Red Rock Resorts president dies in July 4 watercraft accident
The company said Haskins died on July 4 in Michigan in a watercraft accident. Station Casinos is best known for its Palms Resort near the Strip.       
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Massive Las Vegas sportsbook loss -- on Korean and Chinese baseball?
The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started.
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Kanye West celebrates July 4th by saying he's running for president
The controversial rapper will have to defeat friend Donald Trump.
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Kanye West tweets he's running for president in 2020, Elon Musk offers 'full support'
Kanye West tweeted on Independence Day that he's running for president in 2020. "We must now realize the promise of America," he wrote.        
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UFC 251 video: Alexander Volkanovski blogs journey from Sydney to Abu Dhabi
UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has touched down in Abu Dhabi for his featherweight title rematch with Max Holloway.        Related StoriesTwitter Mailbag: Which are the best non-title fights at UFC 'Fight Island?'Gilbert Burns comments on 'devastating' removal from UFC 251 after positive COVID-19 testGilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs. Kamaru Usman 
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With coronavirus surging, California marks a subdued, socially distant Fourth of July
Amid the coronavirus, this year's Independence Day celebrations took a different tone across Southern California
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Shortened season, universal DH has Ryan Braun re-thinking his possible retirement plans
The Brewers' Ryan Braun said in January that 2020 might be his final season, but a 60-game season and chance to play DH could mean a return in 2021.       
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Remember the heroes and zeroes of the debate over slashing the NYPD budget
It's important to remember who stood where during last week’s City Council vote to reduce the size of the NYPD.
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Jubilant Mets: Yoenis Cespedes ‘looks like a monster’
Luis Rojas was optimistic and Michael Conforto was flat-out effusive, lavishing praise upon his teammate. It’s just two days into spring training 2.0, but Yoenis Cespedes already has the Mets believing he can make a major impact in this abbreviated 60-game season. “He looks like a monster,” a smiling Conforto said on Saturday on a...
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Kanye West announces he’s running for president
“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper tweeted with “#2020VISION.”
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In Fourth Of July Remarks, Trump Attacks 'Radical Left'
At the "Salute to America" event, Trump referred to protesters calling for the removal of statues as an "angry mob" and likened the defeat of the "radical left" with defeating Nazis and terrorists.
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Kanye West tweets he's 'running for president of the United States,' references '2020 vision'
Rapper Kanye West celebrated the Fourth of July by once again promising to run for president, and he picked up some unlikely support on Twitter after posting the message.
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Rep. Kinzinger on call to remove statues: It's 'insanity' and 'a symptom of, we have not emphasized our history enough'
Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger, an Air Force veteran, joined "Fox Report" Saturday and reacted to a new poll showing American pride is at a 20-year low and also addressed the call to remove historical monuments and statues.
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WATCH: Leftists Stomp, Dance on U.S. Flag Outside White House on July 4th
Far-left "anti-fascist" and Black Lives Matters (BLM) activists stomped and danced on the United States flag Saturday as part of a Fourth of July protest in front of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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Colin Kaepernick rips 4th of July as ‘celebration of white supremacy’
It's no holiday for Colin Kaepernick, who slammed the Fourth of July as a "celebration of white supremacy," in a tweet.
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Kanye West Tweets 'I Am Running for President of the United States'
Grammy-winner rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West took to Twitter on Independence Day to announce that he is "running for president of the United States."
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Finding value plays in fantasy baseball matters more than ever
Springtime is in the past, Opening Day is right in the middle of the “dog days of summer,” and there isn’t enough time to debate hot and cold starts or sample sizes of data when constructing your fantasy baseball roster. You need to be careful not to look too far into the future, whether you...
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State officials in Virginia order large American flag taken down from construction site ahead of July Fourth
Virginia state officials ordered the removal of an American flag from the construction site of a new building in Richmond, citing concerns that the flag would become a target for protestors this Fourth of July.
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Virginia state officials order large American flag taken down amid July 4 protest fears
Virginia state officials ordered the removal of an American flag from the construction site in Richmond, citing concerns that the flag would become a "target" for protesters this Fourth of July.
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Indigenous groups, Black Lives Matters join forces to decry historical 'sins' on July Fourth
Indigenous groups, Black Lives Matters join forces to mark historical 'sins' on July Fourth
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