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Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.
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Brother of Little Rock mayor steals car with two kids inside, cops say
The brother of an Arkansas mayor was arrested Monday night for allegedly stealing a car with two children inside, a report said. Darrell Lamont Scott — brother of Little Rock mayor Frank Scott, Jr. —  hopped into the car as the engine was running in the parking lot outside Baptist Hospital, according to KATV. “Don’t...
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Hollywood comes to UK High Court as Depp takes on The Sun
Johnny Depp has a starring role in a courtroom drama in London, where he is suing a tabloid newspaper for libel over an article that branded him a “wife beater.”
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Trump's risky nose-to-nose challenge to China in the South China Sea
David Andelman writes that the deployment of two US aircraft carrier strike groups into the South China sea for the largest military exercise in years just as China has been holding its own drills around the Paracel Islands threatens an accidental conflict that could quickly, even catastrophically, escalate.
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Activist: Hong Kong freedoms are eroded under new law
The enactment of Hong Kong national security law has sparked wide concerns and fears in Hong Kong. In a latest move, the city's Education Bureau ordered schools to remove books that could violate the law. Speaking to CNN's Ivan Watson, pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong reacts to the controversial bill.
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US charges ex-Panama president’s sons with bribery, money laundering
PANAMA CITY – US prosecutors have charged two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli in connection with bribery and money laundering linked to Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, according to a federal complaint unsealed on Monday. Luis Enrique Martinelli, 38, and Ricardo Alberto Martinelli, 40, were arrested earlier in the day in Guatemala City as...
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A protester was struck by a car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Indiana
A vehicle in Bloomington, Indiana, hit at least one protester during a Black Lives Matter demonstration as it was ending Monday evening.
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Protester struck by car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Indiana
A vehicle hit at least one person at a Black Lives Matter protest in Bloomington, Indiana, as it was ending Monday evening.
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Foreign students must leave US if classes go online, new rules state
International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, provide additional pressure for universities to reopen even amid growing concerns about the recent...
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Mark Meadows: Trump is the only thing standing between Americans and the 'mob'
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Monday that President Trump is the only entity standing between the law-abiding American people and the left-wing mob that has set fire to city neighborhoods, defaced and destroyed public property and continues to call for the restriction of law enforcement.
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Ingraham: If lying was an Olympic sport, Democrats would be 'draped in gold medals'
Laura Ingraham defended President Trump against withering criticism from liberals Monday night after a weekend of backlash over his July Fourth remarks.
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5 of the victims who died in an Idaho plane collision have been identified
Authorities identified some of the victims in the deadly plane collision above an Idaho lake.
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Wisconsin man accidentally shoots golfer, 80, after aiming for woodchuck, police say
A Wisconsin man accidentally shot an 80-year-old golfer on Monday while aiming at woodchuck on his property, authorities said.
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Clarke Schmidt’s ‘swagger’ left quite an impression on J.A. Happ
There could be a scenario where Clarke Schmidt takes over for J.A. Happ in the Yankees’ rotation next year should the veteran lefty starter leave via free agency. Should that happen the Yankees will be in good hands according to Happ. “I did see him tonight, I was watching for sure. In spring training it...
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Descendants weight in on debate over Confederate symbols
ABC's Lionel Moise spoke with the descendants of Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jefferson about the debate over statues and monuments raging across the country.
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Teen attended church party with 100 people weeks before dying from coronavirus: report
A Florida teenager who died of the coronavirus attended a party at a church with 100 others just two weeks before her death, a report said Monday.
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California prisons replace their top medical officer amid a coronavirus outbreak
The top medical officer for California's corrections system has been replaced amid a growing coronavirus outbreak among the state's inmates.
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TikTok to Withdraw From Hong Kong as Tech Giants Halt Data Requests
Google, Facebook and Twitter said they were reviewing China’s punitive new national security law for the city, a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by major American tech companies.
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Bubba Wallace signs endorsement deal with Beats by Dre
Beats by Dre announced Monday that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace signed an endorsement deal with the company. “We weren’t going to announce this until later this week, but hate cannot win the day,” Beats by Dre, which was acquired by Apple in 2014, wrote on Twitter. “No one should ever be asked to apologize for...
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Teddi Mellencamp's 5-month-old daughter, Dove, will undergo neurosurgery
Teddi Mellencamp has announced that her 5-month-old daughter will soon undergo neurosurgery.
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TikTok is leaving Hong Kong after controversial national security law goes into effect
TikTok said it will exit the Hong Kong market, joining other popular social media platforms expressing unease after China imposed a controversial national security law on the city.
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TikTok is leaving Hong Kong after national security law goes into effect
TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong, joining other big tech firms that have expressed wariness about operating in the Asian financial hub after China imposed a controversial national security law there.
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Mexican president is flying commercial to meet Trump
Despite having a private plane, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is flying commercial to the US this week to meet US President Donald Trump. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
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Atlanta mayor faces criticism over early handling of protest site
Bottoms was seen as a potential running mate for Joe Biden
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Nets’ Dzanan Musa to honor George Floyd with social justice jersey message
Dzanan Musa isn’t from around here. When the young Bosnian joined the Nets, he didn’t know much about the U.S., and less about the racial injustice prevalent here. But when he and his girlfriend saw the video of George Floyd’s May 25 killing at the hands of police, it left their eyes open. And tear-filled....
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Man with shotgun killed by police after threatening officers at Milwaukee VA hospital, officials say
A man armed with a shotgun was shot and killed by police on Monday night after he threatened officers at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center.      
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What to watch on Tuesday: ‘Jim Jefferies: Intolerant’ on Netflix
Tuesday July 7, 2020 | “What Would You Do” returns on ABC.
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D.C man allegedly set Confederate statue on fire, prosectors say
Man charged with helping destroy Pike statue in D.C.
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When Mets bench coach Hensley Meulens is expected to arrive at camp
Hensley Meulens has been absent from Citi Field since the start of spring training 2.0, but there is an expectation the new Mets bench coach will report to camp this week. Manager Luis Rojas declined comment Monday when asked about Meulens. Once Meulens arrives, the Mets will have a full coaching staff, even if all...
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro says lungs ‘clean’ after reported coronavirus symptoms
RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus and his lungs were “clean,” after local media reported he had symptoms associated with the COVID-19 respiratory disease. Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the impact of the virus, even as Brazil has suffered one of...
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Hong Kong Grants Police Sweeping New Powers Under National Security Law
Police can seek the security minister’s permission to order publishers, service providers and hosting services to remove messages, restrict or cease access to the message, or restrict or cease access by any person to the platform
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Miguel Andujar could still end up at third base for Yankees
The Yankees hope Miguel Andujar develops into a versatile player who can fill a role that has become very popular among big-league teams. However, don’t forget that Andujar started 132 games at third base in 2018 when he finished second in the AL Rookie of the Year race to the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, who turns...
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Atlanta mayor "still in a state of shock" after testing positive for coronavirus
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From Disney to NASCAR, brands are breaking away from the president's racial rhetoric
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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From Disney to NASCAR, brands are breaking away from Trump's racial rhetoric
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Long Island man allegedly drives SUV into pair of Black Lives Matter protesters
A man was arrested after allegedly driving his SUV into two Black Lives Matters protesters on Long Island Monday night, police said. Anthony Cambareri, 36, is accused of striking the activists with a Toyota RAV4 at about 6:45 p.m. on Broadway in Huntington Station, cops said. The two protesters were taken to Huntington Hospital with...
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'Disgusting symbol': Justin Timberlake joins Taylor Swift in calling for removal of confederate statues
Justin Timberlake joins a growing list of stars calling on their hometowns to remove confederate monuments amid national anti-racism protests.        
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The Giants players with most to prove during 2020 NFL season
First of five-part series — a Giants trio of note. In normal years — this is not that — so many players arrive to training camp looking good, feeling great and proclaiming they have lowered their body fat, increased their strength and are in the best shape of their lives. Sometimes it is actually true....
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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2 at UFC 251
Dan Hardy breaks down the featherweight title rematch between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway ahead of fight night at UFC 251.       Related StoriesUFC 251 'Embedded,' No. 1: Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal narrowly miss each otherUFC’s July pay-per-view curse strikes again, but this year it all worked out (knock on wood)Triple Take: Did Jorge Masvidal make the right call fighting Kamaru Usman on short notice? 
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The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says
The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
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The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says
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Bill would require NY cops to have personal insurance for liability suits
State lawmakers are churning out more proposed laws to hold cops accountable for misconduct. A bill introduced by state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx) would require police officers to obtain personal liability insurance to cover civil lawsuits filed against them for excessive force and other abuses as a way to deter misconduct. Under current law, cops...
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Trump could sink the House GOP in suburbia
President Donald Trump's continuing erosion among well-educated voters looms as perhaps the most imposing headwind to Republican hopes of recapturing the House of Representatives in November -- or even avoiding further losses in the chamber.
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Happy birthday, Ringo Starr: The former Beatles drummer's life and career in pictures
The former Beatle celebrates his birthday on July 7. Take a look at the drummer's life and career in pictures.        
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Miss Manners: How to address letters to unknown recipients
Mother and son are writing to nursing home residents
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Ask Amy: Parents don’t want son to cohabit with girlfriend
They’re paying the rent as son starts college at 20
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Hints From Heloise: Lost wallet woes
Photograph everything in your wallet and you’ll know what you have to replace
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Carolyn Hax: Holiday won’t be happy with this parent. Should she visit anyway?
Her parents were abusive, but she feels guilt for not visiting with the surviving parent.
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EPA approves use of Lysol surface disinfectant products against COVID-19
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday that it has approved the first two surface disinfectant products, both made by Lysol, against the novel coronavirus.
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