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Hundreds confronted Phoenix officials at a community meeting about police abuse. The chief vowed change

Phoenix officials faced an emotional crowd Tuesday evening during a community meeting set up by the mayor after police officers pulled guns on and threatened a family of four during a shoplifting investigation.
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Alyssa Milano tests positive for coronavirus antibodies: 'I thought I was dying'
Alyssa Milano has tested positive for the coronavirus antibodies after testing negative for the virus itself.
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Caris LeVert, Joe Harris and Jarrett Allen can’t stop Nets’ debacle
After the Nets beat the league-leading Bucks on Tuesday without Caris LeVert (thigh), Joe Harris (back) and Jarrett Allen (rest), their Bubble Big 3 all returned for the second half of a tough back-to-back against Boston. But it didn’t go well. The trio had combined for 114 minutes and 83 points in Sunday’s clutch win...
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When a nearly 12-foot alligator came toward his 4-year-old, this dad sprung into action
Andrew Grande didn't hesitate before jumping into action when he saw a massive alligator making its way to his 4-year-old daughter.
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Twin YouTube stars Alan and Alex Stokes charged with false imprisonment, swatting
Alan and Alex Stokes, popular YouTube pranksters have been charged with false imprisonment and swatting after police responded to what they thought was a bank robbery.
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Two workers impaled in Florida construction accident
At least five workers were hospitalized Wednesday after a crane carrying a heavy load of rebar at a Miami construction site suddenly malfunctioned and fell toward the ground, causing the steel bars to impale two of the workers, according to multiple reports. Emergency crews were able to free the trapped workers by using large tools...
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For Newsom and California, there's a lot more riding on Biden's decision than who becomes vice president
If Joe Biden chooses a short-listed Californian as his running mate — Sen. Kamala Harris or Rep. Karen Bass — the decision will have a significant impact on politics in the state.
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Officials found the body of a 5-year-old girl who went missing as Isaias pounded Northeast
The body of 5-year-old Eliza Talal was found Wednesday after she went missing from her Pennsylvania home at the height of the storm a day earlier, Towamencin Township Police Chief Tim Dickinson said.
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LeBron James says NBA won't be 'sad' about losing Trump as a viewer
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James on Wednesday said he doesn't think the NBA will miss President Trump as a viewer after the president recently declared his lack of interest in the league because of players kneeling for the national anthem.
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Pompeo: 'Untrusted' Chinese apps should be removed from US app stores
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging American companies to remove "untrusted" Chinese-owned technology from their digital networks, as the Trump administration steps up efforts to restrict the reach of Chinese tech in the United States.
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He spent 27 years in prison for murdering two children. Now a Chinese court has found him not guilty
A Chinese man convicted of murdering two children has had his conviction overturned after serving 27 years in prison, in what has been described as one of the longest-serving miscarriages of justice in recent Chinese history.
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Tiger Woods might have new putter for PGA Championship
SAN FRANCISCO — Tiger Woods appears to have something new in store for this PGA Championship: his putter. Woods has won all but one of his 15 majors with a Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS, the putter he borrowed from Mark O’Meara in 1998 and never returned. The only other time he switched at a...
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New Jersey gas station set ablaze after car crashes into fuel pumps
A New Jersey gas station was set ablaze Tuesday morning when a car propelled by the winds of Tropical Storm Isaias crashed into the business’ fuel pumps, causing them to explode. Video taken by the gas station and later released by North Brunswick police shows a red car speeding down New Jersey’s Route 1, side-swiping...
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'This is Nampa ... not Tampa': Idaho police got a call about an alligator and couldn't believe it. Then they got there.
Cpl. Tonna Marek, a 20-year veteran of the Nampa Police Department in Idaho, had never seen an alligator. That all changed this week.       
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Portland police chief says riots not helping cause of racial justice: ‘Enough is enough’
Portland, Ore., police Chief Chuck Lovell on Wednesday morning decried violent instigators who he said are marring the message of mostly peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters.
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Zack Wheeler shows Mets what they’re missing by stifling Yankees
PHILADELPHIA — So far, Zack Wheeler is matching the market he was able to enjoy. Even after neutralizing one of the industry’s best offenses, however, and even with his former employers down in the dumps, the right-hander passed on the opportunity to boast, exhibiting more discretion than the Mets displayed when they passed on him...
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Red Bull heir arrested in Thailand (2012)
The grandson of the creator of Red Bull energy drink is arrested after a hit-and-run crash that leaves an officer dead.
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NY man arrested on new federal charge of destruction of police vehicle after similar state charges
A Brooklyn man accused of cutting the brake line of a marked NYPD vehicle more than two weeks ago is now facing a federal charge for his alleged role in the incident.
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Jets’ Avery Williamson doesn’t think NFL can pull off full season
Consider Jets linebacker Avery Williamson one of the skeptics about the NFL’s ability to pull off a full season. “There’s a lot of guys in this league and a lot of guys do stupid stuff,” Williamson said via Zoom on Wednesday. “I feel like it’s going to be tough for guys to do the right...
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Maryland gov's coronavirus 'failure' on nursing-home inspections draws WH heat
The Trump administration criticized Maryland Gov. Larry Logan in a letter Wednesday for missing a federally mandated deadline related to coronavirus inspections on its more than 200 nursing homes statewide.
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It's a teachable moment for Jo Adell in Angels' loss to Mariners
The Angels fall to the Seattle Mariners in a slugfest 7-6.
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Amazon delivery worker caught defecating in woman’s garden
An Amazon delivery worker who really “needed to go” was reportedly caught defecating in a woman’s garden before delivering a package to her neighbor. Sharon Smith, 53, a counselor for England’s National Health Service, told The Sun that she spotted the worker going to the bathroom on her property in the village of Nuthall on...
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Pence rips Chief Justice Roberts in interview, calls him ‘disappointment to conservatives’
In a television interview scheduled to air Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence tears into U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts, calling him a “disappointment to conservatives.”
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Deutsche Bank turned over Trump financial documents to New York prosecutors
NEW YORK — The New York prosecutor who has been fighting, unsuccessfully so far, to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns had better luck last year getting a bank to turn over his financial records. The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance sent a subpoena last year to Deutsche Bank as part of...
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Virus lockdown for world's rarest wild pigs
Pygmy hogs - the world's smallest and rarest wild pig - are under a virus lockdown. Not because of the coronavirus, but because of the first outbreak of African Swine Fever in India. (Aug. 6)       
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The Lebanese economy was already in free fall. Then the blast hit
The port of Beirut, where the massive explosion occurred, is the main hub for imports-dependent Lebanon. The effect of the blast will be another heavy blow to the country's already crippling economy. CNN's Nina Dos Santos reports.
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Minnesota activist argues 'defund the police' about 'equal treatment,' not dismantling law enforcement
"We're not asking for the police to be completely abolished," Minneapolis activist Raeisha Williams told "The Story" Wednesday in an effort to explain her call for "defunding" the police. "What we're asking for is equal treatment."
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'Big Brother: All-Stars' premiere: Who's in the cast, who's HOH and what went wrong on live TV
"Big Brother: All-Stars" kicked off on Wednesday in a live two-hour premiere that saw the cast revealed, along with a cutthroat competition.        
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Three teens arrested after illegally entering Mar-a-Lago with AK-47 in backpack
Three 15-year-old boys in Florida are reportedly in custody after inadvertently trespassing on Mar-a-Lago property while carrying an AK-47 as they tried to flee the police. The bizarre scene unfolded Friday around midnight when Palm Beach police noticed the teenagers parked in a Hyundai on a road about two miles from President Trump’s club, the...
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Ex-NSC spokesman Michael Anton describes Beirut explosion as 'accident waiting to happen'
If Tuesday's massive explosion in Beirut was an accident -- as authorities claim --- "it was an accident waiting to happen," former Trump national security spokesman Michael Anton told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday.
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Grammy-winning producer Detail arrested on 15 sexual assault charges
A Grammy-winning music producer known as Detail has been arrested on 15 sexual assault charges and five additional felony assault-related charges, authorities said Wednesday.
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LeBron James Says He Doesn’t Care if Trump Shuns N.B.A. Over Protests
“The game will go on without his eyes on it,” James, the Los Angeles Lakers star, said after President Trump said he turns off games when players kneel during the national anthem.
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Florida crane accident leaves 2 workers impaled, total of 5 hospitalized: reports
At least five workers were hospitalized Wednesday after a crane carrying a heavy load of rebar at a Miami construction site suddenly malfunctioned and fell toward the ground, causing the steel bars to impale two of the workers, according to multiple reports.
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Michael Cohen has job offer to be a political consultant, lawyer says
President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has been offered work as a consultant and to make media appearances for a political action committee, his lawyer said Wednesday. Michael Cohen hopes to accept the offer to work on the committee’s behalf, attorney Danya Perry told U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in a letter aimed at...
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The dramatic change that would save baseball: 7-inning games
PHILADELPHIA — Sure, had the Yankees received six more outs with which to work early Wednesday evening, they very well might have completed their coup against Joe Girardi’s shaky Phillies bullpen. They just had to settle for saving the sport of baseball. Say it with me, everyone: seven-inning games! The Yankees’ first doubleheader of seven-inning...
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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Unlawful federal spying on journalists in Portland should cost officials their jobs
The feds were spying on journalists who were in the crowds of protesters reporting on what they observed.
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Facebook and Twitter removed a Trump video for Covid misinfo — and it revealed something about Fox News
Facebook and Twitter took action against President Trump and his campaign Wednesday night over a video posted in which he falsely claimed that children are "almost immune" to the coronavirus.
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Karl Rove slams Clyburn, media over 'ridiculous' suggestion Trump won't leave office after election loss
The suggestion that President Trump will "barricade himself in the West Wing" if he loses his bid for reelection is "ridiculous" and "absurd," Fox News contributor Karl Rove said Wednesday on "Hannity."
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LeBron could "care less" if Trump chooses not to watch NBA games
SportsPulse: LeBron James addressed Donald Trump's recent comments in which he calls NBA players 'disgraceful' for kneeling during the anthem and claims he turns off the games.        
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Nets walloped by Celtics a day after huge upset of Bucks
The Nets followed the biggest NBA upset of the last 27 years by giving up the second-most regulation points in team history. All those good vibes the Nets had after Tuesday’s win over Milwaukee got flushed a day later with this humbling loss to Boston. The Nets got crushed 149-115 by the Celtics on Wednesday...
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Dodgers out slug Padres to win high scoring affair
The Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 7-6 in the series finale on Wednesday in San Diego.
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China ramps up testing to 4.8 million tests per day
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Tear gas use is up despite lack of oversight
The use of tear gas to control crowds has soared in recent years. But researchers say most of what we know about its health effects is based on old data, and that there is no meaningful oversight. (Aug. 6)       
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COVID-19 creativity: Artists paint behind glass at gallery under NYC’s High Line
The High Line Nine, a rectangular building nestled under the High Line in Chelsea that houses nine art galleries, was gearing up for a busy year before the pandemic. “We had a full traditional exhibition schedule for the fall,” said High Line Nine manager Christina Maxwell. “We had a full house with typical art galleries,...
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Heather Mac Donald claims YouTube pulled policing speech because it didn't say 'America is endemically racist'
YouTube briefly removed video of an address on policing by author and Manhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald last week because it went against the narrative that police are "engaged in wanton racist violence against Black men," Mac Donald charged on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday.
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Sturgis motorcycle rally expected to draw 250,000 to South Dakota amid pandemic
A massive 10-day motorcycle rally in South Dakota begins Friday and is expected to draw up to 250,000 tourists, pitting local businesses who rely on the event to stay afloat against citizens concerned about a coronavirus outbreak. The 80th edition of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in a town of 7,000 residents could mark the largest...
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As some states reopen, others shutter amid outbreaks, forecasting July payrolls is guessing game
With some states reopening and others closing again, forecasting whether the U.S. gained or lost lots of jobs in July has become a guessing game      
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August 5 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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FBI searches California home of YouTube star Jake Paul
Misdemeanor charges against Paul stemming from a June incident in Arizona were dropped, but police said they may refile pending the outcome of a federal investigation.
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