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Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website

Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a line" webs...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s green-light-red-light for New York schools
Great news: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday gave a green light for schools in New York to reopen in September. Hear, hear. The state’s 1 percent positive test rate for COVID-19 is well below the 5 percent threshold set by the World Health Organization. And though the city’s plan still needs the state Health Department’s...
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Orange County's coronavirus death toll passes 700
While a far cry from the record 32 deaths reported Thursday, Friday's seven additional fatalities demonstrate that the coronavirus is continuing to take a toll even as officials weigh reopening some schools for in-person instruction.
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Review: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's 'WAP' is a savage, nasty, sex-positive triumph
The new single from hip-hop stars Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion, "WAP," carries a political weight that men rapping about sex doesn't.
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New video shows moments leading up to North Carolina inmate's death
Newly-released body camera footage from a December 2019 incident shows officers in a North Carolina jail struggling to restrain an inmate after he suffered medical distress. He died two days after the incident, which involved five officers and a nurse. CBS News national correspondent Errol Barnett reports. Warning: The video is graphic and disturbing.
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Trump says coronavirus relief executive order could come by the end of the week 'if Democrats continue to hold relief hostage'
President Trump threatened to take coronavirus relief into his own hands “if Democrats continue to hold relief hostage.” 
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Cooper and Leslie Jordan look at Jordan's baby photos
CNN's Anderson Cooper asks actor Leslie Jordan about his baby photos that he's been posting online during quarantine. Watch Full Circle every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday at 6pm ET.
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NFL alters COVID-19 testing protocols after Lions say Matthew Stafford registered false positive
NFL players who test positive for COVID-19 and are asymptomatic now will undergo two confirmatory nasal tests the following day.        
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Child exploitation has skyrocketed amid pandemic, experts warn
Experts say child exploitation and child sex traficking has been on the rise, partly due to school closures. Tim Ballard, the CEO and founder of Operation Underground Railroad, an organization that works to fight against child exploitation, joined CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss.
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You can help save Lebanon — through charity and prayer
As bishops in New York and Los Angeles serving Lebanese Maronite Catholic communities across the United States, we were heartbroken by this week’s massive explosions in Beirut, which left more than 150 people dead and thousands maimed. The physical destruction wrought by the ammonium-nitrate blast has also disfigured a city long admired as one of...
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Homecoming king, queen unexpectedly reunite decades later on dating app, get married
Gregory Dabice and Janet Fenner were married on Saturday, 28 years after they were crowned homecoming king and queen at Montclair State University.
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California official: virus test data glitch fixed
A top California health official says a technical glitch that caused a lag in collecting coronavirus test information has been fixed, but it could take up to 48 hours to get the data updated. (August 7)       
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An Indian royal was shot dead by police in broad daylight. Now, 35 years later, his killers have been jailed
On a winter's day in 1985, a one-time Indian prince was killed by police in a bustling Rajasthan market.
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Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said there were 'no flags' raised when hiring allegedly abusive coaches
Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt explains why it took more than a month to fire women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings after hearing committee's report.       
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2020 MTV VMAs will no longer be at Barclays Center, network says
The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards have decided against holding an indoors event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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Donald Trump to Suspend Payroll Tax Until End of 2020
The tax would continue to be deferred until the end of 2020, the president said, and would likely be retroactive from July 1.
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Washington NFL Team drops player after domestic violence-related arrest
Guice turned himself in to authorities and was released on $10,000 bond, the sheriff's office said.
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Oprah honors Breonna Taylor with massive billboard campaign demanding the cops who killed her are arrested and charged
Oprah Winfrey has launched a billboard campaign in Louisville, Ky., demanding the police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor be arrested and charged.
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To succeed in #WeAreUnited movement, college football players must stop breaking rank
College football players have momentum to improve conditions during the pandemic. But not everyone is on board, as evidenced by what's happening at Ohio State.
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Here's how colleges are trying to limit the spread of COVID-19
It's critically important that schools have a solid plan in place for testing, contact tracing, quarantine and treatment.
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NYC gyms dream up creative outdoor workouts despite closures
Gym rats aren't sweating the pandemic anymore.
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Common speaks on relationship with Tiffany Haddish for the first time
“She’s a wonderful woman, a queen, and just a beautiful person.”
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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new video stuns fans with a surprise appearance by Kylie Jenner
When the music video for Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's first collab dropped Friday, one revelation left fans stunned: Kylie Jenner.
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MSNBC correspondent ripped for giving Kamala Harris 'gentlest interview you've ever seen'
MSNBC anchor and senior national correspondent Chris Jansing gave Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., "the gentlest interview you've ever seen," Washington Examiner commentary writer Becket Adams claimed Thursday, suggesting it disproved anchor Chuck Todd's recent claim the network's dayside coverage didn't advance an editorial view.
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Documents show major lab's coronavirus tests took days longer than publicly stated
Coronavirus testing results from one of the nation's top labs were taking days longer to complete than the lab's publicly reported turnaround time, according to internal company records obtained by CNN.
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What Cameron Diaz doesn't have to explain
The same week Diaz described her reasons for leaving acting, "Grey's Anatomy" actor Ellen Pompeo described her reasons for staying--money and stability. Pompeo's omission drew snark, writes Peggy Drexler, but that both women felt they had to justify their decisions offers an example of the work yet to be done on expectations that are set for women (and not men).
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Tyrod Taylor focused on playing quarterback for the Chargers, not Justin Herbert
Tyrod Taylor says he knew the Chargers would draft a quarterback, and he isn't worrying about losing his starting job to rookie Justin Herbert.
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Saying goodbye to dying wife likely cost 90-year-old 'Romeo' his life. He had no regrets, family says.
Sam and JoAnn Reck, were married nearly 30 years. Sam tested positive for COVID-19 after he visited JoAnn, who was dying of the virus.        
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Joe Biden’s perilous veep-pick balancing act
If the presidential-nominating process is the weakest part of our political system, the vice-presidential selection process comes solidly in second place. Some might even argue it’s a contender for the top spot. That’s been particularly the case in the two most recent election cycles. The 2016 election saw Republican and Democratic nominees ages 70 and...
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Nets exceed expectations with playoff-clinching win over Kings
The Nets wanted to win their way into the playoffs. They didn’t want to back in or wait for somebody else to do their work for them. Friday, Brooklyn got the clinching victory it needed, beating Sacramento — and all reasonable expectations, as well. After getting thrashed by Boston just a game before, the Nets...
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How To Watch Raptors Vs. Celtics Live Online
Two of the top teams in the NBA collide on Friday night!
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Ready to travel? Alaska Airlines just launched a two-day BOGO ticket deal
The Seattle-based airline, big on the West Coast, is trying to spur fall bookings during the pandemic. The sale includes tickets to Mexico and Hawaii.        
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Obama and the Democrats’ astonishing hypocrisy on the filibuster
In April 2005, then-Sen. Barack Obama took to the Senate floor and ardently spoke out against GOP efforts to end the filibuster. Then a rising star in the Democratic Party, Obama noted that despite the pressure partisans might feel, it was imperative to “rise above an ‘ends-justify-the-means’ mentality, because we’re here to answer to the...
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'Bachelor' alum Melissa Rycroft admits she still hasn't seen her season: 'It feels like a lifetime ago'
It's been over a decade since Melissa Rycroft appeared on "The Bachelor," but she apparently still hasn't seen her season.  
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Thousands of CT residents without power after Isaias
Nearly half a million utility customers in Connecticut remained without power Friday, three days after Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through the state. (Aug. 7)       
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MTV VMAs Move Event From Barclays Center Due to Health Warnings
The awards show will now hold performances outdoors with limited or no audiences.
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Golfer disqualified a second time for rules violation
During the second round of the PGA Championship, Cameron Tringale signed for a score lower than he actually made on the par-3, No. 8.       
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Opinion: Texas Tech athletic director needs to go after failing women's basketball players
Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt knew for many months there was trouble with the women's basketball program but was slow to fire coaches.       
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Conservative Catholics call on Biden to break ‘deafening silence’ on anti-Catholic vandalism, arson
A conservative faith-based advocacy group has called on presidential candidate Joe Biden to publicly condemn the “disturbing rise” of attacks on the catholic faith and to break his “deafening silence.”
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Bill Lawrence teams up with Jason Sudeikis for soccer comedy ‘Ted Lasso’
Jason Sudeikis plays an affable American college football coach who’s hired to run a Premier League soccer team in the UK — despite having no knowledge of the sport or the region.
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Meet the femme fatale of Showtime thriller ‘We Hunt Together’
She's a twentysomething blonde with a shadowy past who quotes philosophers and works as a phone-sex operator. She's also a killer.
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UFC on ESPN+ 32's Maki Pitolo plans to make a statement in his new weight class
Maki Pitolo is keen to show that he can hang at 185 pounds by taking out Darren Stewart at UFC on ESPN+ 32.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32's Darren Stewart plans to pile the pressure on Maki PitoloScott Holtzman not fazed by Beneil Dariush's grappling, targets knockout win at UFC on ESPN+ 32UFC on ESPN+ 32's Alex Munoz talks debut fight with Nasrat Haqparast, more 
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NFL changes coronavirus testing protocols after Matthew Stafford false positive
The NFL is changing the current coronavirus screening and testing protocols, it announced Friday. Dr. Allen Sills, chief medical officer of the league, sent out a memo to all club presidents, general managers, head coaches, team physicians and athletic trainers on Friday detailing change regarding unconfirmed and false positive tests. “Test results reported as ‘presumptive...
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What's on TV Saturday, Aug. 8, plus Sunday Talk shows
What's on TV Saturday, Aug. 8, plus Sunday Talk shows
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Judges cite John Roberts' opinion in reversing block on Arkansas abortion laws
A panel of federal appeals judges used Chief Justice John Roberts' opinion in the Supreme Court's recent decision protecting abortion access to allow several Arkansas abortion restrictions to go back into effect -- a seemingly counterintuitive outcome that advocates on both sides of the abortion issue had predicted.
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GOP officials preview ‘epic’ Trump address, first family role in evolving convention program
President Trump's plans for a giant in-person convention may have been scrapped because of the coronavirus, but Republican officials say the four-day event will be filled with lively virtual programming, nightly marquee speeches and "must-see TV."
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NYPD backs down from bust of cop-assault suspect — on Dermot Shea’s order
NYPD officers engaged in an hours-long stalemate with a cop-assault suspect Friday in Hell’s Kitchen — before Police Commissioner Dermot Shea ordered them to retreat as a stream of protesters arrived on the scene, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The top cop’s directive to give up — without the suspect in custody — left some...
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Free trading app Robinhood may be behind Virtu’s stellar 2Q
Mom-and-pop investors spending their stimulus checks on no-fee trading apps like Robinhood weren’t all winners in the June rally they fueled, but one Wall Street firm that executed their trades appears to have made out big. Virtu Financial, a $10 billion Manhattan-based provider of trading services, announced gangbuster trading income on Friday, which Wall Streeters...
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NFL player DeAndre Baker charged with armed robbery
Baker, 22, is accused of stealing cash and watches from four men at a house party.
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