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Trump asks appeals court to reconsider Twitter-blocking case

NEW YORK --- President Donald Trump hasn't given up his fight to block critics from his Twitter feed. Justice Department lawyers Friday asked the full 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan to decide whether a three-judge appeals panel erred in ruling he could not. They said the case has important implications for public officials who increasingly use social media, particularly on personal social media accounts. "If the panel is correct, public officials who address matters relating to their public office on personal accounts will run the risk that every action taken on that account will be state action subject to constitutional scrutiny," the lawyers wrote. It is...

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Former Angels employee Eric Kay indicted for distributing fentanyl to Tyler Skaggs
Eric Kay, a longtime Angels PR official, was indicted by federal authorities in Texas for distributing Fentanyl that caused the fatal overdose of Tyler Skaggs.
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Couples would rather shrink their guest list than postpone their wedding
Forty-eight percent of Americans planning a wedding would rather shrink their guest list and have it now than wait for their perfect day, according to new research. The survey found respondents were split on what to do about their big day: while almost half would rather have their wedding now, 38 percent prefer to wait...
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American Paul Whelan arrives at Russian penal colony after espionage conviction
The former U.S. Marine sentenced by a Russian court to 16 years on espionage charges reportedly has arrived in the region where he will serve out his term. 
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‘Young and the Restless’ star Melody Thomas Scott describes cast’s return to set
"It's kind of like stepping into ‘The Twilight Zone.’”
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Pelosi says Democrats willing to compromise at $2T for coronavirus bill, rejected by Trump admin
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Democrats were willing to compromise at $2 trillion for the fourth coronavirus stimulus package, but that the Trump administration rejected their offer.
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The Leader of Europe’s ‘Last Dictatorship’ Is Facing an Unprecedented Challenge. Here’s What It Could Mean for Belarus
Europe’s longest serving leader Alexander Lukashenko has long worked hard to seem invincible. He has dominated past elections that the U.S. has deemed neither free nor fair and brokered no dissent and suppressed protests. Now, he is facing an unprecedented challenge as he runs for a sixth term as president of Belarus in elections on…
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Rally that usually attracts 400,000 people still being held
The city said it didn't cancel the event because thousands of people would show up anyway.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Fight’ on VOD, a Documentary Capturing the ACLU’s Righteous War against Trump
Here are four (among dozens) of lawsuits filed by the ACLU against the White House.
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Carrie Lam: Hong Kong to offer free, one-time coronavirus testing to all residents
The goal is to be able to increase the city's testing capacity ten-fold in order to handle the initiative.
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Biden Backtracks Comments Contrasting Diversity In Black And Latino Communities
In response to a question from NPR about whether Biden would engage with Cuba if elected president, Biden contrasted the diversity of the country's Latino community with that of the Black community.
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Hulu Offers New Annual Subscription Plan for Ad-Supported Customers
The new plan knocks the annual price down to $59.99, meaning monthly customers can save $10 per year on the streaming service.
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NYT destroys liberal narrative of Seattle’s 'Autonomous Zone,' describes 'harrowing' scene for businesses
The New York Times surprisingly demolished the mainstream media’s previous narrative that Seattle's police-free “Autonomous Zone” was a peaceful area with a block party atmosphere by speaking with local business owners who are now suing the city over the damage caused.
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Iowa man broke into bank to steal hand sanitizer: Police
An Iowa man has been arrested for breaking into a bank -- only to steal some hand sanitizer, police say. 
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Putting an N95 mask in an Instant Pot decontaminates it: study
Last year’s hot kitchen appliance is trendy again — this time, for being a virus killer.
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Postmaster General vows ‘we are not slowing down’ voting by mail
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is pledging that the U.S Postal Service “will do everything we can to deliver election mail in a timely manner consistent with our operational standards.”
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Mick Jagger knows what Stones song he'd play at a political rally. But Trump should ask first
For his first credited acting role in nearly 20 years, Mick Jagger plays a charming but dangerous art dealer in "The Burnt Orange Heresy" who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. He would like to stress that the character is nothing like him.
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The top 5 back-to-school supplies to buy at Walmart
Here are the back-to-school basics you can grab from Walmart      
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Review: As press freedom is threatened in the Philippines, democracy dies by 'A Thousand Cuts'
New documentary profiles renowned journalist Maria Ressa as she and her outlet do battle with the Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Keilar chokes up talking about those who've died from Covid-19
CNN's Brianna Keilar becomes emotional while talking about those who have died from coronavirus and the families they've left behind.
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People are brushing their teeth way more after smelling their breath with a mask on
Seventy-five percent of Americans don’t kiss their partner when they wake up because of dreadful morning breath, according to new research. A poll of 3,000 Americans found 81 percent said bad breath is a massive turn-off and nearly a quarter (22 percent) have actually broken things off with a partner because of a bad breath...
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Video captures Beirut furniture store blown apart after explosion
Two cameras inside a Beirut furniture store captured the terrifying moment the city was rocked by a massive explosion, which sent a group of people at the business running for their lives amid the devastation. Naji Fatte, the Lebanese businessman who runs the local branch of the Italian furniture company Natuzzi, told Storyful that none...
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Amazon takes up to 50 percent off Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses
Amazon is back with even more summer savings. This time, it’s taking up to 50% off Ray-Ban and Oakley sunglasses. So you can get your hands on the luxury eyewear for some great prices. Whether you’re into aviators or square frames, you’re sure to find a pair you love. Plus, you can choose from a...
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Tribeca Film Festival sets 2021 return after coronavirus delay
It will be June 9 to 20 in New York City.
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Serinda Swan is the 'Coroner'
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Vic Beasley reports to Tennessee Titans training camp after unexcused absence
Vic Beasley's initial report date was set for July 28, but he remained away from the team in what GM Jon Robinson said was an unexcused absence.        
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Washington impasse on coronavirus relief threatens US economy
The impasse in negotiations puts at risk potentially trillions of dollars in aid for families, businesses and the U.S. economy.
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UFC on ESPN+ 32 predictions: Can Aleksei Oleinik upset the favored Derrick Lewis?
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Terry Dubrow reveals how his family supported Max Dubrow after she came out
The family has nothing but love for each other.
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Ridiculously fun beach and outdoor games to keep your family moving
From cornhole to Kam Jam to Frisbees galore, these beach and outdoor games make going outside a serious thrill.
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Trump considers executive action on economic stimulus
President Trump is considering taking executive action as lawmakers remain deadlocked in stimulus negotiations. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joins CBSN to talk about the latest.
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CJ McCollum keeps hotel room in NBA bubble freezing cold to store wine
The bubble inside Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. thus far has been a rousing success with the NBA quelling the threat of COVID-19; its pedestrian wine offerings, however, have left much to the imagination for the discerning palates of players, who have had copious shipments of expensive bottles sent to their temporary quarters. “You...
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Taylor Swift Finally Figured Out the Streaming Era
Here’s why it took the chamomile tea of pop singles to score her first No. 1 in years.
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Rape suspect freed from jail amid COVID-19 allegedly kills accuser
Ibrahim E. Bouaichi, 33, of Greenbelt, was indicted on charges of rape, strangulation and abduction after Karla Dominguez, a native of Venezuela.
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Brent Scowcroft, national security adviser to two presidents, dead at 95
WASHINGTON — Brent Scowcroft, who played a prominent role in American foreign policy as national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and was a Republican voice against the 2003 invasion of Iraq, has died, a Bush spokesperson said Friday. He was 95. Scowcroft died Thursday of natural causes at his home...
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Karen Bass faces searing scrutiny as she emerges as potential Biden VP pick
Karen Bass was mostly unknown outside of California when her name popped up as a potential running mate to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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Appeals court rules House has authority to enforce McGahn subpoena
But it's unclear when McGahn might actually appear before Congress.
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Patriots’ Cam Newton: ‘I wake up mad’ over Panthers release
Cam Newton is happy to be with the New England Patriots this season, and that’s bad news for 31 other NFL teams. The former MVP was unceremoniously released from the Carolina Panthers in March, with questions about his health keeping him on the free agent market until the Patriots — foraying into a post-Tom Brady...
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Skyler Joy says 'P-Valley' celebrates positive body image
Skyler Joy says the new Starz drama 'P-Valley,' based of Katori Hall's play, promotes positive body image. (Aug. 7)       
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See large chunk of glacier at risk of falling
Dozens of people have been evacuated from a valley in northern Italy amid fears that a section of ice the size of a football field could collapse from a glacier.
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'Please consider': Hyatt message asked guests for donations to the hotel amid COVID-19 pandemic
A hotel guest was surprised to see a solicitation for donations to the hotel in his Hyatt room in Seattle.       
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A New Jersey beach hotel made massive renovations, then the pandemic hit. What happens next?
"For what we can offer, we're doing well," New Jersey's Surf City Hotel owner Colleen Gewirtz said of their current activity during COVID-19.       
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Boat burst into flames on Jamaica Bay
A boat burst into flames on Jamaica Bay — sending plumes of smoke billowing from the floating blaze, video shows. The nautical inferno broke out just after 7 p.m. on Thursday near Beach Channel Drive and the Rockaway Ferry, police said. No one appears to be on the boat in the short 15-second video as...
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Another Cardinals player tests positive for coronavirus
The Cardinals season remains at the mercy of coronavirus. After three straight days of negative tests, at least one new Cardinals player tested positive for coronavirus on Friday morning and their Friday game against the Cubs at Busch Stadium — set to be their first since July 29 — was postponed. The Cardinals previously had...
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The First U.S. Contact-Tracing App to Use the Apple-Google System Is Finally Here
Whether a significant number of people will actually download and use the app from Virginia remains to be seen.
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Jerry O'Connell shares how best-selling book 'The Secret' got him through a 'difficult' time
Cast of the new film based on best-selling book "The Secret" talk about the power of positive thinking.
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What's behind Trump's mail-in ballot reversal in Florida
One problem for the President, in Florida and elsewhere, is the likelihood that many of his supporters would find it easier and safer to vote by mail. Having repeatedly bashed mail-in voting, Trump, it appears, recently realized he needs a good showing in the Sunshine State and now wants it both ways, writes Michael D'Antonio.
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'It's disintegrated': Canada's last intact Arctic ice shelf has collapsed
The Milne Ice Shelf has now been reduced in area by about 43%. It was Canada's last intact Arctic ice shelf.        
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Goldman Sachs restates quarterly earnings on 1MDB settlement
Goldman Sachs on Friday lowered its previously stated quarterly earnings as the bank set aside more money to pay for its settlement with the Malaysian government over the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal. Goldman lowered its net earnings applicable to common shareholders to $197 million from $2.25 billion, in a filing published Friday. The revised earnings reflect...
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