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'I thought my career was over' - Azarenka on pregnancy, changing rules & priorities

Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka tells the BBC she thought she would never play tennis again after falling pregnant in 2016.
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Shakespeare Theatre Company sheds a third of its staff
Pandemic losses force more ‘tragic’ cuts, but the company vows to come back strong.
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Judge rejects Harvey Weinstein's $19 million settlement with accusers
A federal judge in New York has rejected a proposed $19 million settlement for the women who accused former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse and harassment, a lawyer for several of the accusers said Tuesday.
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11 fans and AC units that will help you beat the summer heat
Summer is officially here — and the weather across the United States is confirming it. The 4th of July was a warm weekend for many and the heatwave is just going to keep on going. In fact, close to two-thirds of the country is going to be warmer than normal for this time of year,...
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Johnnie Walker whisky will be sold in paper bottles next year
Starting next year, Johnnie Walker fans will be able to pour their whisky from a planet-friendly bottle.
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for charity payments tied to his family
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized for failing to remove himself from a decision to allow a charity with links to his family administer a multi-million-dollar student grant program. “I made a mistake in not recusing myself immediately from the discussions, given our family’s history, and I’m sincerely sorry about not having done that,” Trudeau...
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Virgin Atlantic snags private-only $1.5 billion rescue deal
Virgin Atlantic has agreed a rescue deal with shareholders and creditors worth 1.2 billion pounds ($1.5 billion) to secure its future beyond the coronavirus crisis, the British airline said on Tuesday.
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Can Florida's governor admit he was wrong about coronavirus?
Over the weekend, Florida achieved the sort of record no one wants: It set a single-day record for coronavirus cases, with more than 15,000.
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1 in 3 young adults ‘vulnerable’ to severe COVID-19 cases, especially smokers
One in three young adults is vulnerable to severe cases of coronavirus — with smoking playing a big role, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, found that 32 percent of people aged between 18 and 25 who took part in the study were “medically vulnerable” to the deadly...
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Rubio says 'cost-benefit analysis' needed on opening schools: We cannot 'eliminate' 100 percent of risk
America needs to use a "cost-benefit analysis" to determine whether or not schools should reopen come fall amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio stated Tuesday.
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Bari Weiss resigns from New York Times, says ‘Twitter has become its ultimate editor’
Former New York Times columnist Bari Weiss said "the paper of record is, more and more, the record of those living in a distant galaxy,"
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Benjamin Keough’s death officially ruled a suicide by ‘shotgun wound’
He was 27.
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How Jeff Sessions went from top Trump ally to White House outcast
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life on Tuesday as he heads into a run-off for his former Alabama Senate seat -- in which President Trump is backing his opponent and demonstrating how Sessions has gone from Trump ally to an outcast.
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In Praise of Dressing Like a Slob Through a Pandemic
Quarantine fashion has a silver lining, and it’s very soft.
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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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UFC bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes tests positive for COVID-19
Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Marlon Moraes has tested positive for COVID-19.       Related StoriesWeight cut issues for Kenneth Bergh force cancellation of Jorge Gonzalez fight at UFC on ESPN 13Spinning Back Clique: Why Jorge Masvidal will be just fine coming out of UFC 251Raulian Paiva wants someone in the top 10 after UFC 251 win 
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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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Professional Bull Riders welcomes fans into arena
A little more than a thousand fans were on hand in a 9,000-seat arena in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to watch one of the first indoor professional sporting events since the coronavirus pandemic began. (July 14)       
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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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10 days to Opening Day: Astros and MLB hope COVID-related 'fire drills' come to an end
Baseball's season begins on July 23, but July's ML B training camps have hardly gone smoothly.       
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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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