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AOC blasts NYPD union’s endorsement of Trump
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens) thinks the NYPD union endorsement of President Trump is inappropriate. “NYPD union endorsed Trump. I’m sure this is part of their neighborhood outreach plan,” she said. “Also, does anyone else see a potential problem with police unions — enforcement arms of the state with lethal weapons — promoting ‘preferred’ candidates for...
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Kanye West takes subtle jab at Taylor Swift in latest Twitter thread
Kanye West shaded Taylor Swift on Friday on Twitter.
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This Mississippi town still celebrates the Confederacy every year with a musical
Amid national protests against racism, the town of Natchez, Mississippi, remains devoted to its annual show celebrating the Confederacy
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British tourists scramble home after UK adds France to quarantine list
Hundreds of thousands of British tourists scrambled to return home after the British government imposed a surprise quarantine deadline amid a spike of coronavirus cases in France. The British government made the decision Thursday after France reported 2,846 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. It gave British tourists in the country until 4 a.m. Saturday...
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How did a backup running become a leading voice in college football? Because he's Darien Rencher.
Clemson backup running back Darien Rencher in leadership role not only on team but nationally as players speak up on issues that affect society.        
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Tatar, Kotkaniemi scores twice, Canadiens rout Flyers 5-0
Montreal won this playoff game for its absent coach.
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10 of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s employees test positive for COVID-19
Covid-19 is hitting home for employees of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s production company, Westbrook Inc.
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Marge Simpson claps back at Trump adviser Jenna Ellis for Kamala Harris dig: I 'feel a little disrespected'
Jenna Ellis' recent joke about Kamala Harris at the expense of Marge Simpson didn't get by the famed animated TV mom.
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Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series lead
Bo Horvat scored on a breakaway at 5:55 of overtime Friday night to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the defending champion St. Louis Blues and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference series.
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Massachusetts' Ed Markey tries to defend his seat from a Kennedy
A Kennedy has never lost Massachusetts. But Rep. Joe Kennedy, the presumptive heir to the Democratic Party's family dynasty, may have made a risky bet against Sen. Ed Markey.
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Faulty election mailers create confusion
Mailers meant to help voters with the absentee voting process amid the ongoing pandemic are instead sowing confusion for voters and leading some officials to levy allegations of attempted voter suppression ahead of the November election.
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Spoiler alert? GOP backs Kanye for President
Several GOP operatives - some with Trump ties- are actively helping the rap superstar get on presidential general election ballots in various states. Why?
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Trump Orders TikTok’s Chinese Parent Company to Divest From U.S. Operations
Trump cited national security concerns for the decision that came after an investigation by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
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How the 'Blue Shift' could affect the 2020 race
What is 'the Blue Shift' that often happens in late election tallies, why does it happen - and how might it affect the 2020 election, in the middle of a pandemic?
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Family honors 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant who was shot while riding his bike in neighborhood
Thousands of people have donated to a GoFundMe set up by Gwen Hinnant. It's raised nearly half-a-million dollars as of Friday night.       
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Kanye West’s bonkers presidential campaign makes total sense in 2020
Nothing makes more sense in 2020 than Kanye's bonkers, balls-out presidential campaign, writes Post columnist Maureen Callahan
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State's freeze of COVID-19 watchlist magnifies breakdown in communication to counties
The state's coronavirus watch list, which guides the state's decision to allow counties to open certain sectors, including schools and in-person service at places of worship, was frozen last week after state officials announced that a backlog with test result data had led to an inaccurate count of cases.
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Op-Ed: Trump's secret weapon against Biden is — boat parades?!?
Trump has embraced flotillas of his supporters as a drowning man would a life preserver. "I will never let you down!" he tweeted.
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Lopez: A pandemic road trip isn't for cowards. Things to know before you go
The rest stop was another 60 miles up the road, which seemed as far off as a reliable vaccine, but I made it in the nick of time.
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L.A. Affairs: We dated for three years. Then he told me he didn't believe in marriage
We had been dating for three years when he finally told me he didn't believe in the institution of marriage. "Why do women always want marriage?" he said.
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Kamala Harris' time in Montreal: 'You saw a politician establishing herself'
Sen. Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's vice presidential pick, went to high school in Montreal, where she learned to negotiate the straits of a diverse culture.
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Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Makeup Event: Start Time & What You Need to Know
This event is only available to those who purchased a ticket to Pokémon Go Fest 2020 in July.
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Future Tense Newsletter: What Pandemic Sci-Fi Missed
In most pandemic tales, the pathogen is something quite different from the one we face now.
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That Time Tig Notaro’s Stepdad “Died” on FaceTime
Her first reaction? Panic. Her second? What a great story.
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Belarus leader puts in call to Vladimir Putin as protests grow
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko put in a call to his neighbor and fellow autocrat Vladimir Putin as protests in the Eastern European nation continue to grow. “There is a need to contact [Russian President Vladimir] Putin so that I can talk to him now, because it is not a threat to just Belarus anymore,” Belerusian...
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Indian PM Narendra Modi promises to mass produce COVID-19 vaccine
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his country was prepared to mass produce a coronavirus vaccine the moment it was ready. “Not one, not two, as many as three coronavirus vaccines are being tested in India,” he said during an Independence Day speech in Delhi Saturday, Reuters reported. “Along with mass-production, the roadmap for distribution...
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Pentagon launches task force to investigate 'unidentified aerial phenomena'
The Pentagon announced Friday that it has established a new task force to investigate reports of "unidentified aerial phenomenon" following several incidents that have been observed by the U.S. military.
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Evacuations remain in place as Lake Fire in California grows to 17,000 acres
Some parts of the Angeles National Forest have not burned since the 1960s, leaving decades of brush ready to ignite.
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Democrats Prepare for an Unprecedented Convention
Many questions remain as the first virtual convention nears. Here’s the latest.
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NBA Commissioner Defends League, BLM After Trump Called Players 'Nasty' and 'Dumb'
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver responded to President Donald Trump referring to the league's players as "nasty" and "dumb" for holding silent protests during the playing of the National Anthem.
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How the Secret Service protects the president’s golf game
Super-fast golf carts, snipers and Glocks: Inside the Secret Service mission to protect the president for a single round of golf
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Eric Trump calls on Biden to answer for 'very discriminatory' process of picking running mate
The Biden campaign's process that resulted in the selection of Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., as their vice presidential pick is "discriminatory," Trump organization vice president Eric Trump said on the latest "Fox News Rundown podcast," calling the pick "insane."
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Islanders play Trotz hockey, take 2-0 series lead on Caps
Long after Brock Nelson scored on a breakaway to restore the New York Islanders' lead, he and his teammates hemmed the Washington Capitals in their zone for a long shift that can wear an opponent down.
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Arizona School District Delays Reopening of Schools Because Too Many Teachers Refuse to Show Up
According to a statement from Superintendent Gregory Wyman, the district received an "overwhelming response" from staff saying they didn't feel it was safe to return to classrooms with students.
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Another shorty for Flames in 2-0 win over Stars for 2-1 lead
Mikael Backlund scored Calgary's second short-handed goal in as many nights, Cam Talbot stopped 35 shots in his second shutout this postseason and the Flames beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Friday night to take a 2-1 series lead in their Western Conference playoff series. 
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Chrissy Teigen reveals how she found out about surprise pregnancy
The tweets came a day after Teigen and Legend announced the pregnancy in his new music video.
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Muslim scholar slams media, Biden for reaction to Trump's 'epic and historic' Israel-UAE peace deal
The mainstream media reacted in a short-sighted way to President Trump's Israel-United Arab Emirates peace deal that will change the world over the next century, Dr. Qanta Ahmed, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, said Saturday.
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California Lifeguards Capture 6-Foot Shark With Their Bare Hands After Swimmers Ordered Out of the Water
The shark was later euthanized, as animal control officials found that it was injured.
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US agrees with Canada, Mexico to extend border restrictions into September amid coronavirus
The U.S. has agreed with Canada and Mexico to extend land border restrictions on non-essential travel into September amid continued fears about the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mike Pence Joins Job Creators Network Small Business Call and Celebrates 9.3 Million Jobs Gain
Job Creators network, one of the country’s largest pro-jobs organizations, hosted a call with Vice President Mike Pence and small business owners on Friday and discussed the Trump administration's multifaceted efforts to support small businesses across the country, tackle the coronavirus pandemic, expand healthcare, and revitalize the economy. 
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Donald Trump Mocks 'Zero Drive' Reporters Covering Joe Biden
President Donald Trump ridiculed corporate media reporters on Saturday for allowing former Vice President Joe Biden to hold events without taking any questions.
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'Midwest Nice' vs. 'Exciting Presenter': VP Debate will be Clash of Styles
Since learning that U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is officially his Democratic rival for vice president in the fall, incumbent Vice President Mike Pence has, almost giddily, been talking about how eager he is to meet her on the debate stage.
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Smerconish: Beware the 'Blue Shift'
We could be headed for a major dispute over the 2020 Presidential race outcome even without foreign interference or fraud, because of delays in vote counting.
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Federal judge upholds New York's COVID-19 travel quarantine
A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by an Arizona woman who claimed New York’s 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers from hotspot coronavirus states infringed on her “fundamental right to travel.”
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West working on their marriage at luxe Colorado resort
In an attempt to breathe new life into their marriage, Kanye and Kim Kardashian-West have rented out an entire 500-acre resort deep in the San Juan Mountains.
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Postal Service inspector general investigates changes at post offices
Recent changes have resulted in delays and concerns about delivery of election mail.
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Singer Kathleen Edwards on why she stepped away from music, and why she came back
Kathleen Edwards was one of the most acclaimed young songwriters on the indie music scene in the early 2000s. When her fourth album, "Voyageur," became her highest-charting album yet, Edwards stepped away from music and opened a coffee shop called Quitters in Ontario, Canada. After a request for a collaboration from country star Maren Morris, Edwards found herself writing music again and came out with a new album, "Total Freedom." She speaks to Anthony Mason about why she made the career switch and how it feels to be a singer again amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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President Trump Dodges Question on QAnon Conspiracy Theory
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday twice ignored a question about whether he supports QAnon, a convoluted, right-wing, pro-Trump conspiracy theory. A reporter asked the president about the theory at a White House briefing Friday after Trump tweeted his congratulations to a QAnon-supporting candidate. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who won her House primary runoff in…
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