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Report: China passes Hong Kong national security law

Beijing's top lawmaking body, the National People's Congress (NPC), has reportedly passed a wide-reaching national security law for Hong Kong, which many fear could be used to override existing legal processes and further erode the city's civil and political freedoms. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
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The Jashen V16 vacuum is Dyson-like in power at half the price
The Jashen V16, a Dyson-like cordless vacuum on sale now for $159.99, can keep your floors spotless and your wallet (nearly) full. We've been using the smart 2-in-1 vacuum for two weeks and, overall, have very few complaints.
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WWE will use fines to enforce new coronavirus mask policy
WWE is going a step further in its coronavirus safety measures – including fines. The company informed its staff and on-screen talent Friday afternoon that it will begin to enforce the wearing of protective masks. Anyone working a television taping – excluding performers working on camera – must wear a mask at all times or...
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‘Unacceptable’: Oregon Governor Criticizes State Troopers Who Reportedly Refused to Wear Masks in a Coffee Shop
At least one of the troopers involved has been placed on administrative leave
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest rocks small New Hampshire town where she hid
BRADFORD, NH — Ghislaine who?  Locals in the sleepy, rural New Hampshire town of Bradford say it was “exciting” to learn that an infamous socialite chose their neck of the woods to hide in — even if some didn’t know who Ghislaine Maxwell was before her bust there Thursday. “I wouldn’t know her if she...
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Lea Michele returns to social media for first time since ‘Glee’ scandal
Lea Michele shows off pregnant belly after being branded a "diva" on sets.
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Some COVID patients won't recover senses of taste, smell, study finds
A recent study out of Italy found that 10 percent of those who lost their smell and taste due to COVID-19 saw their symptoms worsen or stay the same over the course of the infection. 
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Police officers terminated for disturbing photos at Elijah McClain memorial
The officers smiled and posed for chokehold photos where McClain was killed.
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A vintage clothing store isn't arguing with customers about wearing masks
Antique Sugar co-owner Sarah Bingham is tired of arguing with customers who don't want to put on a mask before coming into the vintage clothing shop in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Khashoggi Murder Trial Begins In Turkey
Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a leading critic of the kingdom's crown prince, was killed in Istanbul in 2018. Twenty Saudis are standing trial in absentia in Khashoggi's death.
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Why Ghislaine Maxwell probe may be targeting public officials
The federal prosecution of Ghislaine Maxwell could have public officials in its sights, according to a report Friday. The US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan assigned the explosive case to a unit that deals with public-corruption cases, said Law & Crime. The SDNY notably did not assign Maxwell’s case...
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Trump campaign spokeswoman promises 'iconic address' from president at Mount Rushmore
Trump 2020 campaign press communications director Erin Perrine teased on "The Daily Briefing" Friday that the president would deliver "what will be an iconic address in front of Mount Rushmore" to kick off the nation's Independence Day celebrations. 
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Tight end Brycen Hopkins was too intriguing for Rams to pass up in NFL draft
The Rams didn't need a tight end when the NFL draft was held in April, but Purdue's Brycen Hopkins was too enticing to pass up in the fourth round.
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Seattle cops caught kneeling on necks of CHOP protesters
Seattle cops were filmed kneeling on the necks of two protesters as they tried to clear the city’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone on Thursday — just weeks after George Floyd died under the same circumstances. In one video shared online, a dozen police officers can be seen rushing on the group of demonstrators before...
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Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly announce divorce
“It simply just didn’t work."
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Lamorne Morris Deserves More Rom-Com Leads After Netflix’s ‘Desperados’
Give Lamorne Morris the world.
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5 American vacationers denied entry to Sardinia, per new EU rules
Five Americans who flew by private jet to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia were refused entry to Italy on Wednesday due to new EU travel restrictions on countries with high coronavirus infection rates.
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Major League Baseball Cancels 2020 All-Star Game Because Of Coronavirus
It had been scheduled for July 14, hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The next All-Star Game is set for summer 2021 in Atlanta.
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Turkey Convicts 4 Human Rights Activists on Terror Charges
The trial of several human rights activists heightened concerns about Turkey’s treatment of human rights defenders
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You don't need symptoms to get tested, CDC director tells ABC News
CDC Director Robert Redfield says people without symptoms should get tested for COVID-19 if they have any reason to suspect they might have been exposed to the virus.
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Nathan’s Famous hog dog-eating champs to defend titles in secret locale
The coronavirus pandemic put the brakes on most sports and entertainment venues this summer, but Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog-Eating Contest will take place as scheduled Saturday — just not in Coney Island. The annual wiener-eating spectacle, a New York tradition for decades, will take place in an air-conditioned, private, warehouse-like location with...
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Ala. Secretary of State Merrill: GOP leads on voter registration while Dems fail
We challenge Democrats and liberal activists to join us in our mission to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat.
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Shia LaBeouf’s ‘creeper’ tattoos are the real deal for new movie
Director David Ayers called LaBeouf "the most committed to body and soul."
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UFC champion's father dies following battle with COVID-19
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died, according to reports from Russia. He was 57 years old.       
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Driver crashes speeding car through roof of Houston beauty salon, reports say
An alleged speeding driver crashed through the roof of a Texas beauty salon early Friday morning sending the driver to the hospital and significantly damaging the business, according to several local reports.
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MLB teams set to police themselves, but one person can 'take down the whole thing'
And as players convened Friday for the first day of camp in advance of a hoped-for July 23 opening day, the message from coast to coast was clear.       
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Smithfield Foods pushes to quash subpoena in investigation of COVID-19 outbreak at South Dakota plant
Smithfield Foods is asking the courts to intervene in a federal workplace safety investigation over a COVID-19 outbreak at Sioux Falls plant.       
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Ovince Saint Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov rescheduled for UFC's Aug. 22 event
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Shamil Gamzatov has been rebooked for the UFC's Aug. 22 event.       Related StoriesWith Danny Roberts out, Jesse Ronson steps in to face Nicolas Dalby on UFC's July 25 eventDiego Ferreira wants Paul Felder next: 'I think he's trying to avoid me'UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich charged with DWI in Illinois 
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘JU-ON: Origins’ On Netflix, The Origin Story Of The Ghostly Legend From The Japanese Horror Franchise
The first series based on the 20-year-old movie franchise, it gives the origin story of the cursed house that haunts whoever comes in contact with it.
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Inside the search for 16th-century Irish chieftain’s bones in Spain
Archaeologists in Spain are continuing their hunt for the bones of “Red Hugh,” a 16th-century Irish chieftain who is said to be buried in the city of Valladolid. Red Hugh O’Donnell fought English rule in Ireland and died in exile. He was in Valladolid, then the capital of Spain, when he died in 1602. An...
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Tekashi 6ix9ine drops new song, video ‘Yaya’ from lockdown
Rapper 6ix 9ine has dropped the third single and video since he was released from prison early.
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Of course Donald Trump wants fireworks over Mount Rushmore
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt ... Donald Trump?
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Of course Donald Trump wants fireworks over Mount Rushmore
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt ... Donald Trump?
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Man crashes stolen SUV into Bvlgari store on Fifth Avenue
An unstable man crashed a stolen SUV into the front of the Bvlgari jewelry store on Fifth Avenue Friday, police said. The man, who was believed to be in his 40s, boosted the running Ford Explorer from 785 Fifth Ave., near East 60th Street, around 10:10 a.m., police said. He drove around for about 15...
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Radio station features DJs from senior homes across the US
Radio Recliner is the first and only retiree-run radio station.
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The best blenders of 2020
We ran nine of the top blenders through four food-prep tests to see how well each handled making smoothies, soups, and crushing ice. After lots of blending, tamping and cleaning we found the best blenders.
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Alan Dershowitz says Ghislaine Maxwell should be ‘presumed innocent’
Dershowitz also is embroiled in a lawsuit himself against Virginia Guiffre, who claims Epstein kept her as a teenage sex slave and forced her to sleep with both Prince Andrew and Dershowitz.
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Face mask requirements: Can stores make you wear a mask? Do kids have to wear masks?
Businesses can require consumers to wear shirts, pants and shoes – but what about masks? Here's what shoppers need to know about face coverings.      
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IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader at Indianapolis Motor Speedway adds 'cachet' to motorsports
The doubleheader weekend at IMS promises something historic, a cross-pollination of the two largest series in American auto racing.        
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What is going on between Jada Pinkett Smith and August Alsina?
This past week in celebrity news, the We Hear: Quick Fix podcast has affair allegations, royal paydays and feet flaunting.
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Pair of protesters arrested at Occupy City Hall demonstration
A pair of protesters were arrested Friday morning during the Occupy City Hall demonstration after threatening to injure a police supervisor, police said. Daniel Mayo, 32, and 27-year-old Ryan Minnet allegedly followed the NYPD inspector from a municipal building to City Hall, screaming threats through a megaphone along the way, police sources told The Post....
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Jennifer Grey and Clarke Gregg split after 19 years of marriage but will 'remain close'
The couple announced the news on Friday in a joint statement.
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Jennifer Grey and Clark Gregg announce divorce after 19 years of marriage
The two married in 2001 and have been separated since January.
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Inside Ghislaine Maxwell’s unglamorous, undercover life
Maxwell, 58, tried to go undercover after the death of her pedophile ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein in August 2019, with a friend telling the mag she spent the time hopping from home to home.
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Tapper on 'The Outpost': These were the reviews we cared about
CNN's Jake Tapper speaks to Brooke Baldwin about the new movie, "The Outpost," which is based on his best-selling 2012 book about the Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan.
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Rex Ryan’s stale act brought him Jets pink slip
Rex Ryan introduced himself with bombastic talk, predicting a Super Bowl title and saying he wouldn’t kiss Bill Belichick’s rings. He left lacking the swagger that made him so popular among Jets fans, losing his final eight games and toning down his braggadocious act as the defeats piled up. On Dec. 29, 2014, Ryan was...
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Alternative Redskins name suggestions tap into history, movies, politics
The Anaheim Ducks were once mighty, the Tampa Bay Rays were once devilish and the Tennessee Titans once brought oilers from Houston. And now the Washington Redskins might soon be a name of the past. If the Redskins decide to change their name — an internal review is underway after corporate sponsors called for change...
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Houston doctor reports 'ICU beds are just about at capacity' due to surge of coronavirus cases
Houston emergency room physician Dr. Bill Fisher told "The Daily Briefing" Friday that "ICU beds are just about at capacity" in the city as Texas faces a spike in coronavirus cases.
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NYC parking meter rates going up to close coronavirus budget gap
New York drivers are the latest victim of the city’s $9 billion coronavirus  budget shortfall. The Department of Transportation will raise second-hour parking meter rates this year in parts of the Big Apple, according to “citywide savings program” documents posted by the city Thursday afternoon. City meters in Manhattan above 96th Street and in the...
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