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One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again

Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill.
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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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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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How much trouble is Huawei in?
Huawei is under a lot of pressure.
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Uncle Chuck wins Los Alamitos Derby as Bob Baffert adds another Kentucky Derby hopeful
Uncle Chuck won the Grade 3 $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby by four lengths but has work remaining to make the field for the Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5.
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How much trouble is Huawei in?
Huawei is under a lot of pressure.
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Trump uses July 4 speech to defend "American heroes"
In remarks at the White House on July 4 ahead of a military flyover, President Trump emphasized shared heritage of Americans and the legacy of "American heroes." Mr. Trump pushed ahead with a divisive message, saying "we will never allow an angry mob to tear down our statues, erase our history, indoctrinate our children or trample on our freedoms."
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Biden vows to uproot systemic racism in Fourth of July message
Biden's pledge to attack racial injustice contrasts with Trump's stoking of white resentment at Mt. Rushmore.
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Raging car fire erupts on Manhattan Bridge in NYC
Stunned New Yorkers looked on early Saturday evening as flames and dark clouds of smoke began billowing from the hatchback shortly after 6 p.m., the FDNY said.
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Man tased by NYPD cops outside Nathan’s in Coney Island
The drama unfolded at 5:45 p.m. outside the Nathan's on Stillwell and Surf avenues, not far from where the 104th annual Hotdog Eating Contest had been staged inside hours earlier.
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One of India's richest minority groups enjoys some of Mumbai's best rents. Here's why
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Who’s afraid of Ghislaine Maxwell? Everyone on this list
It's the Top Ten list no one wants to be on.
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Who's first in line for a coronavirus vaccine? New info shows prioritization fraught with peril
New information released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows future prioritization for a potential coronavirus vaccine could be fraught with peril.
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One of India's richest minority groups enjoys some of Mumbai's best rents. Here's why
Dadar Parsi Colony is one of 25 colonies in Mumbai that officials designed solely for Parsis, an ethnoreligious group of Persian descendants in India who follow the Zoroastrian religion.
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Joe Judge carrying Bill Belichick leadership-council model to Giants
In some ways, it is remarkable how much responsibility Bill Belichick heaped on Joe Judge. Take a look at Judge’s assignment for the 2019 season: fill the demanding job of special teams coordinator and, oh, by the way, also add position coach duties (wide receivers) to the already-crammed hours in his day. This is not...
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Up to 8,000 Chinese nationals came into US after Trump banned travel due to coronavirus: AP
Thousands of Chinese citizens have reportedly come into the U.S. since President Trump restricted travel on foreign nationals in January, arriving from China after the coronavirus outbreak.
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Michael Conforto spent ‘frustrating’ MLB pause as Mets’ union voice
Michael Conforto’s stress level surged during baseball’s layoff, well beyond the concern of his strained oblique or the coronavirus outbreak that threatened the season. As the Mets’ union representative, Conforto was charged with conveying information to his teammates in May and June as the MLBPA and owners battled over an economic plan that would allow...
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President Trump Lists Those to Be Included in American Heroes Garden
President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Saturday during his Salute to America celebration from the White House, where he announced the first round of historical figures to be included in the National Garden of American Heroes.
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Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day
President Donald Trump saluted America on the Fourth of July with remarks at the White House Saturday that echoed the divisive messaging he used to stoke culture wars in a fiery speech at Mount Rushmore the night before.
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Trump praises founding fathers, military in fiery 4th of July speech
"Our country is in great shape," the president told an audience filled with soldiers and medical workers on the South Lawn of the White House.
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Trump maintains divisive tone in Independence Day remarks
President Donald Trump maintained a divisive tone in a speech during an Independence Day celebration at the White House. The remarks were similar to those he delivered at Mount Rushmore on July 3. CNN's Jeremy Diamond has more.
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Trump's powerful message of rage
Breathe easy, America. President Donald Trump's got this. A deadly pandemic is tearing through the country, but the statues are going to be all right.
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Trump's powerful message of rage
Breathe easy, America. President Donald Trump's got this. A deadly pandemic is tearing through the country, but the statues are going to be all right, writes Michael D'Antonio.
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Rocket Lab declares Electron launch failure
The innovative Electron rocket suffered a malfunction while its second stage was firing.
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Death row inmate Scott Erskine, who murdered two boys in San Diego, dies of COVID-19
The 57-year-old had been on death row since 2004 for murdering two boys he abducted and tortured in 1993. The case went unsolved for eight years.
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Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus
Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees’ top hitters, and spot starter and reliever Luis Cessa have tested positive for COVID-19. They both are isolating at home. Boone said LeMahieu is asymptomatic while Cessa has shown mild...
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Ghislaine Maxwell could be back in New York in days, report says
Ghislaine Maxwell could be back in New York as soon as Sunday — but not to the same jail where doomed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein died, according to a report. Instead, Maxwell — nabbed Thursday at a secluded New Hampshire estate after months on the run from child sex abuse charges — is expected to be...
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Drive-in movie theaters making a comeback amid coronavirus pandemic
As the coronavirus pandemic forces Americans to social distance, an old trend is making a welcome comeback. Drive-in movie theaters allow people to get out of the house while maintaining social distance and keeping safe. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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Angels pitcher Julio Teheran missing from camp for second day in row
Angels right-hander Julio Teheran was absent from team workouts again Saturday, and manager Joe Maddon did not disclose the reason.
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Seat back safety standards in U.S. cars under intense scrutiny
About one child dies every week in the U.S. due to unsafe car seat backs, the safety standards for which have not been updated since the 1960s. Now, lawmakers are pushing to have the standards updated within two years. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Texas sees highest number of coronavirus cases recorded since start of pandemic
Texas on Saturday reported its largest daily rise in confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic -- 8,258 -- following a facial mask mandate from Gov. Greg Abbott in an effort to slow the uptick in cases.
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Epstein's alleged accomplice pictured posing on British throne with Kevin Spacey
The British royal family has been dragged once again into the Jeffrey Epstein scandal as a photograph emerged showing the late financier's alleged accomplice posing on a throne at Buckingham Palace.
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Epstein's alleged accomplice pictured posing on British throne with Kevin Spacey
The British royal family has been dragged once again into the Jeffrey Epstein scandal as a photograph emerged showing the late financier's alleged accomplice posing on a throne at Buckingham Palace.
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Heat wave impacting 200 million Americans
About 200 million Americans are experiencing unusually high temperatures over the July 4 weekend. By mid-week, several cities may experience temperatures that feel like they are near or in the triple digits.
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England reopens pubs and other businesses as infection rates drop
Britain is slowly reopening businesses as coronavirus infection rates drop. But many are resuming with extra caution and improved safety measures to prevent further lockdowns. Roxana Saberi reports.
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Americans adjust to muted July 4 celebrations amid coronavirus pandemic
The Fourth of July weekend is typically a boisterous celebration with firework displays and crowded beaches. But the coronavirus pandemic is putting a limit to those traditions, and in some places canceling them entirely. Michael George reports.
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President Trump holds July 4 celebration at White House
President Trump held a Fourth of July celebration on the White House South Lawn one day after attending an event at Mt. Rushmore. This year's celebration is a massive scale back from last year's event, which featured military vehicles and flyovers. Nikole Killion reports.
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"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, July 4, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News" anchored by Major Garrett.
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Coronavirus cases continue to spike nationwide amid Fourth of July weekend
Fourth of July weekend will have an unusually somber tone this year as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. Cases are increasing in 40 states, many of which have had to pause their reopening plans. Lilia Luciano reports.
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Swiss zookeeper killed by Siberian tiger inside enclosure
A Swiss zookeeper was killed Saturday after she was attacked by a Siberian tiger in front of horrified visitors at the Zurich zoo. The onlookers raised an alarm after watching the tiger, named Irina, attack the 55-year-old keeper, according to The Associated Press. Other zoo workers rushed to the woman’s aid and lured the tiger...
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Catching up with legendary Mets broadcaster Howie Rose
Longtime radio sports announcer Howie Rose, who is the current Mets play-by-play man for WCBS 880-AM, makes the call to do some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What are your thoughts on the 60-game MLB season? A: It will be with the most trepidation I’ve ever approached an Opening Day, to be sure....
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First LAPD officer dies of COVID-19
Another 287 LAPD employees are currently quarantined at home after having been exposed to the novel coronavirus.
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How Ghislaine Maxwell once sat on Buckingham Palace thrones with Kevin Spacey
In a newly surfaced 2002 photo, the just-captured accused Jeffrey Epstein madam sits on Queen Elizabeth II’s throne during a private Buckingham Palace tour — with actor Kevin Spacey at her side.
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UFC, MMA notables celebrate 4th of July on social media
UFC and MMA fighters' patriotism was in full force in a variety of ways for Independence Day in the U.S.        Related StoriesGilbert Burns comments on 'devastating' removal from UFC 251 after positive COVID-19 testTony Ferguson to Khabib after father's death: 'He will be front row' when we hopefully fightGilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs. Kamaru Usman 
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Midway’ on HBO, Roland Emmerich’s CG-Explosion Homage to a Handful of World War II Heroes
A litany of stars -- Josh Lucas, Dennis Quaid, Woody Harrelson -- play generically rendered war heroes.
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Protests stop Brooklyn-bound traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York
A protest march on Saturday has led to the closing of all Brooklyn-bound lanes on New York City's Brooklyn Bridge, officials say.
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President Donald Trump hosts Independence Day celebration at White House
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed visitors to the White House's South Lawn to celebrate the Fourth of July.       
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9/11 Memorial reopens after closing amid COVID-19 outbreak
The iconic 9/11 Memorial opened to family members of victims, first responders and frontline workers Saturday after being closed for nearly three months because of COVID-19. The Memorial, which will now require masks and social distancing for visitors and employees, opens to the general public July 5, ending the temporary closure since early March. The...
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