TikTok says its 'here for the long run' after Trump floats ban over security fears

TikTok on Saturday said it’s “here for the long run” and “not planning on going anywhere” after President Trump said he intends to ban the popular video app over widespread concerns about data security.
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Disney lost $4.7B last quarter as coronavirus closed attractions
Widespread theme park closings and delayed movie releases took a toll on the company's bottom line.
Navy SEALs suspend ties to museum following use of Kaepernick 'target' for military dog demonstration
The US Navy SEALs will suspend its ties to the privately run Navy SEAL Museum, which is not sponsored by the Navy, amid the fallout of a video filmed there that involved a military working dog demonstration using an individual wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey as a target going viral.
Andrew McCutchen ticked off by Marlins’ coronavirus outbreak
The Marlins’ coronavirus outbreak forced the Phillies to pause play for a week, and one Philadelphia player was not happy about it. “I was upset at everything that’s transpired through that … whoever decided to step out or not necessarily follow the health and safety protocol,” veteran outfielder Andrew McCutchen said Monday in a podcast...
Coronavirus or West Nile? CDC reports 17 cases of mosquito disease that present symptoms similarly to COVID-19
CDC reports 17 cases of West Nile Disease , how to differentiate between COVID-19 and West Nile
These high-waisted Fabletics leggings are a workout must-have
Working out is one of the keys to staying healthy. But we realize you probably still want to look stylish while enjoying your run, walk or even a hike. And the Mila leggings from Fablectics are a highly rated option you should totally consider for your next athleisure purchase. The high-waisted leggings are an exercise...
Black SUVs line up for laid-off employees outside NBCUniversal offices
You’re fired — but you’re going out like a big shot! A cluster of black Chevy Tahoe SUVs lined up outside NBCUniversal’s Manhattan headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center early Tuesday — but instead of celebrities or media moguls, they were gathered to haul away employees who had just gotten pink slips, sources told The Post....
Israel uses UN channels to offer aid to Lebanon after deadly Beirut blast
Israel is using diplomatic channels to offer humanitarian aid to Lebanon following a devastating blast in Beirut Tuesday that killed at least 60 people and injured thousands more, according to reports. “Pursuant to his approval of humanitarian and medical assistance to Lebanon, Prime Minister (Benjamin) Netanyahu has instructed NSC head Ben-Shabbat to speak with UN...
Kelly Stafford describes 'nightmare' COVID-19 scare involving husband Matthew, rips NFL
The Detroit Lions announced on Tuesday that quarterback Matthew Stafford did not have COVID-19 after a false positive test last week.
Jamaica's high court ruled a school was legally right in banning a child with dreadlocks
A school that said a student couldn't attend classes if she didn't cut her dreadlocks did not infringe on the child's constitutional rights, the Supreme Court of Jamaica ruled Friday.
One dead, four others injured in Los Angeles mansion party shooting
A mansion party on Los Angeles' famed Mulholland Drive on Monday turned deadly when someone opened fire, killing a 35-year-old woman and injuring several others, police said Tuesday.
Amazon removes shoe with racial slur in product description
Amazon has removed a shoe from its platform that allegedly contained a racial slur in its description.
Woman, two kids killed in New York State Thruway crash
Three family members were killed and five were injured Monday night when a tractor-trailer rear-ended a car on the New York State Thruway and sent it barreling into another vehicle, police said. The tragic accident happened just after 8:30 p.m. in the Town of Ulster when 61-year-old Luc Leblanc, of Sala derry-de-val, Quebec, slammed into...
CDC warns parents to be on lookout for acute flaccid myelitis in children
Parents should be alert for signs of acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, a rare paralyzing polio-like condition that affects young children, the CDC says.
Millions of people are at risk for flooding, high winds as Isaias moves north
Meteorologist Tom Sater reports.
Why do we still have The Bomb?
William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina write that despite decades of efforts from the highest levels of governments to ban nuclear weapons, they are still alive and well today. Moreover, under President Trump, The Bomb is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance with expanded funding and the US abandoning arms treaties.
Shop this celeb-loved makeup brand for less in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
With the coronavirus pandemic showing no signs of letting up and many people staying home, it’s unlikely that you’ve had to wear many beauty products in recent months. But with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale now open to top-tier Nordy Club members, there’s never been a better time to treat yourself to some mood-lifting makeup. And...
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Is Unexpectedly Cathartic Pandemic Viewing
Here’s where to start watching.
Sources: WH, top Dems nowhere near deal on stimulus bill
CNN's Phil Mattingly reports.
Rafael Nadal bows out of US Open citing pandemic concerns: 'This is a decision I never wanted to take'
Rafel Nadal won’t be defending his title in the U.S. Open, announcing Tuesday that he will skip out on the Grand Slam tournament because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump campaign email urges supporters to wear facemasks
The president’s 2020 campaign on Tuesday tapped its email network to ask supporters to wear facemasks while out and about. “We are all in this together, and while I know there has been some confusion surrounding the usage of face masks, I think it’s something we should all try to do when we are not...
Giannis watches in 2nd half as Nets beat Bucks 119-116
Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Brooklyn ahead to stay, and the Nets beat Milwaukee 119-116 on Tuesday to keep the Bucks from clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
Strong winds, flooding as Isaias hits East Coast
Tropical Storm Isaias is spawning tornadoes and dumping rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast. Isaias made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, shortly before midnight. (August 4)
Elon Musk says Tesla headquarters could still move out of California
Elon Musk renews the threat to leave California he first made during a fight over the reopening of Tesla's Fremont plant during the coronavirus lockdown.
When Will ‘The Rain’ Season 3 Premiere on Netflix?
At long last that deadly rain is coming to an end.
Cardinals Yadier Molina one of 13 members to test positive for COVID-19: 'I look forward to rejoining the team soon'
St. Louis Cardinals' catcher Yadier Molina revealed Tuesday that he was among the seven players to have tested positive for COVID-19, despite “adhering to safety guidelines.”
Gunmen fired several shots at a green Mustang in middle of day in NYC
A pair of shooting suspects in New York City are being sought after they were caught firing at a vehicle in broad daylight over the weekend.
Mississippi governor on signing statewide mask mandate: 'I want to see college football in the fall'
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday he would sign a statewide order requiring face masks, in part because he wants to see college football.
NFL opt-out deadline set, salary cap relief OK'd
NFL players who decide to opt out of the coming season must do so by Thursday afternoon, a person familiar with the agreement between the league and the players told The Associated Press.
How COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting people of color than white Americans
Communities of color are dying at higher rates from the novel coronavirus than white Americans. Here's how structural inequities play a role.
Rove rips Nevada's universal mail-in balloting law, warns 'we are going to see the potential for fraud'
Nevada's new law requiring that all registered voters receive a mail-in ballot is an example of the "potential for fraud" cited by President Trump in recent weeks, Fox News contributor Karl Rove told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Tuesday.
Experts say coronavirus spreading 'uncontrollably' as Trump says 'it is what it is'
CNN's Erica Hill reports.
Opinion: Raid on humanitarian group No More Deaths suggests government retaliation at the border
U.S. Customs and Border Protection calls its actions against No More Deaths law enforcement. The humanitarian group calls it a violation of international Red Cross standards.
The 15 Best Friends Episodes to Stream on HBO Max
From 'The One With Unagi' to 'The One With the Routine'
Woods in a better place heading into this PGA Championship
The course is one Tiger Woods knows well and where he has winning memories. The PGA Championship is a major he has won four times, more than anyone except Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen.
China vows retaliation if US continues 'hostile actions' against journalists
China promised Tuesday that they would take necessary actions against American journalists in Hong Kong, if the U.S. did not stop all “hostile action[s]” and grant visa extensions to U.S.–based Chinese journalists.
High school athletes fear shorter seasons, less college recruiting over coronavirus concerns this fall
High school athletes' futures are uncertain and opportunities limited as school administrators delay sports seasons and college coaches have their recruiting budgets slashed.
Opinion: Diversity is critical for NFL in devising COVID-19 strategies
According to the COVID-19 Racial Data Tracking Project, Black people are dying of the disease at 2 ½ times the rate of white people.
Former Yankees prospect James Kaprielian gets first call-up with Athletics
As Sonny Gray continues to thrive in Cincinnati, one of the prospects the Yankees gave up to acquire him from the A’s three years ago is finally set to make his MLB debut. Oakland announced Tuesday that James Kaprielian had been recalled from their alternate site. The right-hander was called up to replace another right-hander,...
‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ ratings drop to all-time low amid backstage drama
But an insider told The Post that “Ellen isn’t quitting.”
Democrats Might Have a Shot at a Kansas Senate Seat
Republicans are freaking out about a primary that may pave the way for the state’s first Democratic senator in almost a century.
6 things to know about 'Midnight Sun,' the new 'Twilight' book told from Edward Cullen's perspective
The highly anticipated "Midnight Sun," the fifth in the "Twilight" series, hit shelves Tuesday. Here's what stood out.
Man allegedly blew COVID-19 relief on strip clubs, Lamborghini, Rolex
A Texas man allegedly blew coronavirus relief loans meant for small businesses on strip clubs, a brand-new Lamborghini and a Rolex watch, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Lee Price III, 29, is accused of scamming the US government’s Payment Protection Program out of more than $1.6 million by claiming he needed the cash for payroll expenses,...
‘Mulan’ to skip theaters for Disney+ premiere
In another major blow to movie theaters, Disney announced “Mulan” will forgo its planned theatrical release.
Spurs' Gregg Popovich: Hispanics Are Also Victims of Systemic Racism
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been an active supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement. Though, that doesn't mean he's not paying attention to other groups as well.
Juan Soto reinstated from COVID IL, but not in Nats' lineup
Left fielder Juan Soto was reinstated by the Washington Nationals from the COVID-19 injured list Tuesday after missing the team’s first seven games of the season.
Trump Campaign Encourages Supporters to Wear Masks: 'We Have Nothing to Lose'
In an e-mail sent by his campaign on Monday, President Donald Trump said wearing masks is "something we should all try to do."
Trump backtracks on his condemnation of mail-in voting, says Florida is an exception
Trump, who has attacked mail-in voting, singled out Florida as an exception, saying his supporters there should request absentee and mail ballots.