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Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm

The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs.
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6/19/19: Red and Blue
Biden backlash over segregationist sen. remarks; UN: 'Credible evidence' in Khashoggi killing
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CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7
Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
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Engadget | Technology News, Advice and Features
Why are the best footballers in the world suing their bosses? – podcast
The Women’s World Cup is nearing the knockout stages, with the tournament favourites, the US, in blistering form. But back home, the players are taking on their governing body in a gender equality lawsuit that could have huge implications for women’s sport. Plus: Jonathan Freedland on Donald Trump’s economic recordThe US set a Women’s World Cup record this month with their 13-0 demolition of Thailand in a performance that has set a marker in this year’s competition from the tournament favourites. But behind the scenes, things are less rosy. A group of 28 players on the US women’s national team have brought a lawsuit accusing US Soccer of gender discrimination.Joining Anushka Asthana are the journalist and US fan Jill Martin Wren, and Gemma Clarke, the author of the forthcoming book SoccerWomen. Continue reading...
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Xi Jinping leaves for Pyongyang, marking first visit by Chinese leader to North Korea in 14 years
Xi Jinping has departed Beijing for Pyongyang, a historic trip that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years.
Politica
Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate
Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising — despite protests from prison rights advocates over his firm’s ownership of a...
New York Post
Supreme Court expected to weigh in on the 2020 Census citizenship question
The Supreme Court is expected to make a decision on the 2020 Census citizenship question. Having the Supreme Court make final decisions on things that should be settled in Congress is a threat to democracy, according to CBS News legal analyst Kim Wehle. She joined CBSN to discuss.
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Kushner transactions part of DOJ money laundering probe at Deutsche Bank
The Justice Department has opened up a criminal investigation into potential money- laundering violations by Deutsche Bank — including transactions linked to President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, according to a report. The DOJ is investigating why the bank didn’t alert the US Treasury to potentially suspicious transactions by Kushner’s family and the Kushner Cos. in...
New York Post
HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag
A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rainbow flag on fire and laughing as another person makes the threat against LBTQ people,...
New York Post
World Cup final referee Pitana set to join politics
Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana, who worked in the 2018 World Cup final, will start in politics after his participation at Copa America in Brazil       
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Alaska Teenager Plotted Best Friend’s Murder for $9 Million, Police Say
A man who met Denali Brehmer online offered her the money to arrange the killing of Cynthia Hoffman, 19, and document the crime with photos and video, the authorities said.
NYT > Home Page
Why USWNT could be better off losing to Sweden
At the 2016 Olympics, a loss to Sweden marked the United States women’s soccer team’s earliest exit ever from international competition. On Thursday, a loss to Sweden could propel the defending World Cup champions to another crown. Both teams already have clinched berths into next week’s knockout stage, so the undefeated U.S. and Sweden squads...
New York Post
China's Xi leaves for first state visit to North Korea
Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic planner.
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Pilots criticize Boeing's 737 Max design at House hearing
Debate over the factors that may have contributed to two 737 Max plane crashes consumed a House hearing Wednesday, as two pilots criticized Boeing's design and rollout of the aircraft and some lawmakers questioned the qualifications of the foreign pilots involved in the crashes.
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'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donated to a cancer walk in Alex Trebek's name
James Holzhauer, the "Jeopardy!" champion who won 32 straight games, earning a total of $2,462,216, has donated a portion of his winnings to a Chicago-area pancreatic cancer walk.
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Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress
A USDA and Labor Dept. plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America.
Politica
Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea
Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea
Politica
Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an ‘ISIS dirtbag,' witness testifies
A Navy SEAL charged with killing a captive teenage militant in his care had told fellow troops that if they encountered a wounded enemy, he wanted medics to know how “to nurse him to death,” a former comrade testified Wednesday. When a radio call announced an Islamic State prisoner was wounded...
Politica
Virginia star moving up on some NBA draft boards
De’Andre Hunter, after winning a national championship with Virginia, is ready to take the next step in his career at the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. “I think I know what it takes to win at a high level,” Hunter said Wednesday. “You’ve just got to play where you’re at and...
New York Post
Lawmakers 'ran out of time' to legalize marijuana in New York
State leaders in New York failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on key details in the state's plan to legalize recreational marijuana, flattening a final push from Democratic leaders hoping to pass an agreement this year.
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NHL draft: Devils great Ken Daneyko is all-in on Jack Hughes
Ken Daneyko is willing to say it — even if Devils GM Ray Shero isn’t just yet. The rugged Devils defenseman turned MSG analyst knows who he’d pick if he were on stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Friday, making the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. “It’s Jack Hughes, without question,”...
New York Post
FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resorts: report
The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if hotel booze is, in fact, to blame for the country’s recent string of tourist deaths. Ministry of Health communications director Carlos Suero told CNN on Wednesday that toxicology tests were...
New York Post
Biden defiant after criticism from fellow Democrats over segregationist comments
Former Vice President Joe Biden was defiant Wednesday despite criticism from his fellow Democratic presidential contenders about comments he made about working with segregationists. Washington Post political reporter Michael Scherer, USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBSN political contributor and Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright join "Red & Blue" to discuss Wednesday's 2020 political news.
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
China's Xi departs for state visit to North Korea: state media
Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang for his state visit to North Korea on Thursday, Chinese state media reported.
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Three initials led treasure hunter to owner of lost ring
Luke Berube discovered a class ring at the bottom of a pond in South Boston and returned it to its rightful owner after it had been lost for 60 years.
Sport
Philadelphia officers off street duty over racist posts
Seventy-two Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty in light of racist and offensive social media posts allegedly made by the officers, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross.
Politica
Women’s World Cup on TV: Netherlands and Canada square off for first place
What to watch for in the Women’s World Cup soccer tournament on Thursday: GROUP E CAMEROON VS. NEW ZEALAND Where: Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier Time: 9 a.m. PDT TV: FS1 The buzz: New Zealand is playing in its fifth Women’s World Cup and is still looking for its first win. In France, it’s also...
Sport
$1 million of meth found in suitcases in a Washington forest
Two suitcases full of meth were discovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest on Monday.
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Biden defends comments about segregationist senators: 'There's not a racist bone in my body'
An unapologetic Joe Biden defended his remarks about working with segregationist senators on Wednesday, telling reporters that "there's not a racist bone in my body."
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Court document: Mosque bombing suspect tried to escape
An Illinois man who faces trial in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque had tried to escape from custody earlier this year.
Politica
‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek’s name
Former “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer donated a portion of his winnings to a cancer walk in host Alex Trebek’s name, a report said Wednesday. Holzhauer, who amassed $2,464,216 in prize money through a historic 32 straight wins, doled out some of his earnings to the Chicago-area pancreatic cancer walk, according to CNN. Trebek publicly announced...
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New York Post
Syrian refugee arrested, accused of plotting attack on Pittsburgh church for ISIS
The FBI on Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old Syrian refugee living in Pittsburgh, accusing him of planning to bomb a church in the name of ISIS.
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Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy Wins 2019 Vezina Trophy over Ben Bishop
One year after finishing third in the Vezina Trophy voting, Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy took home the award for his outstanding performance during the 2018-19 season...
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bleacherreport.com
Islanders' Barry Trotz Wins 2019 Jack Adams Award
New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz won the Jack Adams Award, given to the coach judged to have contributed the most to his team's success. He beat out Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper and St...
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bleacherreport.com
With Hymns and Prayers, Christians Help Drive Hong Kong’s Protests
Christianity has had a striking influence in demonstrations against a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China.
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NYT > Home Page
Schumer asks for probe into delay of Harriet Tubman $20 bill
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called any unnecessary delay to honor Tubman on the $20 note "improper and unacceptable." 
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Politica
Missouri’s lone abortion clinic says it will defy pelvic exam law
The last remaining abortion provider in Missouri — which is already in danger of losing its license — will reportedly defy a state-mandate to perform two pelvic exams on abortion patients. Planned Parenthood of St. Louis will only provide the examination the day of abortion procedures, declining to also conduct the exam during the patient’s...
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New York Post
Dallas police: Fatal shooting by officer goes to grand jury
Dallas police are referring a shooting in which a suburban officer killed a vehicle theft suspect to a grand jury after reviewing evidence and interviewing witnesses.
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Sport
GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts
A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year.
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REUTERS
NHL 20 cover goes to Auston Matthews, see the first trailer
Coming to PS4, Xbox One on Sept. 13 Continue reading…
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Sport
Pennsylvania woman bitten by venomous copperhead snake while doing laundry
A Pennsylvania woman was taken to the hospital after she was bitten by a venomous copperhead snake when she went to her basement to do laundry.       
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USATODAY - News Top Stories
Oil prices rise as U.S. stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date
Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts.
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REUTERS
Trump supporter arrested after smacking reporter's phone
A Florida man threatened and smacked at a reporter after he was recorded being kicked out of Trump's Orlando rally.       
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USATODAY - News Top Stories
Southern U.S. experiences surge of Central African migrants
Officials in San Antonio are facing a new surge of migrants coming from Central Africa. Many arrive at the southern border with stories of government-sanctioned violence in their home towns. Manny Fernandez, the Houston bureau chief for The New York Times, joined CBSN to discuss the impact the surge is having on cities already dealing with migrants from Central America.
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CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Angels’ Albert Pujols excited to play in St. Louis this weekend
For the next two days, Albert Pujols will try not to think about what it will be like to play at Busch Stadium for the first time since his storied career there ended eight seasons ago. He’ll wait for the moment to come to him when he digs into the batter’s box Friday night in St. Louis, the place...
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Sport
Concentration camp ABCs for AOC
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, educate yourself. The socialist Democratic darling who wantonly tosses out phrases like “concentration camp,’’ “fascist’’ and even insultingly appropriates the Holocaust-specific cry “never again’’ to slam US policy on immigration, should run, not walk, not meander, to the ­Museum of Jewish Heritage in downtown Manhattan. Any Uber can drop you right at the...
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New York Post
Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer
President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax cuts spur investment, jobs, wages and economic growth. “I’ve heard and studied the Laffer curve for many years....
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New York Post
Gregory Meeks rips top Dems for Queens DA endorsements
Rep. Gregory Meeks slammed Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday for their endorsement of insurgent candidate Tiffany Cabán in the race for Queens district attorney. “I don’t know who they spoke with, but clearly they did not speak with the elected officials of Queens County, or the people who elected them,” Meeks said...
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New York Post