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Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chant: 'I disagree with it'

President Trump distanced himself Thursday from a chant of “send her back” that rang out during his North Carolina rally the night before and was directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. -- saying he “was not happy" with the chant. 
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You can help save Lebanon — through charity and prayer
As bishops in New York and Los Angeles serving Lebanese Maronite Catholic communities across the United States, we were heartbroken by this week’s massive explosions in Beirut, which left more than 150 people dead and thousands maimed. The physical destruction wrought by the ammonium-nitrate blast has also disfigured a city long admired as one of...
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An Indian royal was shot dead by police in broad daylight. Now, 35 years later, his killers have been jailed
It took Raja Man Singh's family 1,700 court dates to get justice. Because the case took so long, all of the policemen convicted are now in their 60s or older, and four policemen who had been accused have already died.
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Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said there were 'no flags' raised when hiring allegedly abusive coaches
Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt explains why it took more than a month to fire women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings after hearing committee's report.       
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2020 MTV VMAs will no longer be at Barclays Center, network says
The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards have decided against holding an indoors event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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An Indian royal was shot dead by police in broad daylight. Thirty-five years later, his killers have been sent to jail
It took Raja Man Singh's family 1,700 court dates to get justice. Because the case took so long, all of the policemen convicted are now in their 60s or older, and four policemen who had been accused have already died.
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Washington NFL Team drops player after domestic violence-related arrest
Guice turned himself in to authorities and was released on $10,000 bond, the sheriff's office said.
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Oprah honors Breonna Taylor with massive billboard campaign demanding the cops who killed her are arrested and charged
Oprah Winfrey has launched a billboard campaign in Louisville, Ky., demanding the police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor be arrested and charged.
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To succeed in #WeAreUnited movement, college football players must stop breaking rank
College football players have momentum to improve conditions during the pandemic. But not everyone is on board, as evidenced by what's happening at Ohio State.
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Here's how colleges are trying to limit the spread of COVID-19
It's critically important that schools have a solid plan in place for testing, contact tracing, quarantine and treatment.
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NYC gyms dream up creative outdoor workouts despite closures
Gym rats aren't sweating the pandemic anymore.
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Common speaks on relationship with Tiffany Haddish for the first time
“She’s a wonderful woman, a queen, and just a beautiful person.”
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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new video stuns fans with a surprise appearance by Kylie Jenner
When the music video for Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's first collab dropped Friday, one revelation left fans stunned: Kylie Jenner.
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MSNBC correspondent ripped for giving Kamala Harris 'gentlest interview you've ever seen'
MSNBC anchor and senior national correspondent Chris Jansing gave Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., "the gentlest interview you've ever seen," Washington Examiner commentary writer Becket Adams claimed Thursday, suggesting it disproved anchor Chuck Todd's recent claim the network's dayside coverage didn't advance an editorial view.
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Documents show major lab's coronavirus tests took days longer than publicly stated
Coronavirus testing results from one of the nation's top labs were taking days longer to complete than the lab's publicly reported turnaround time, according to internal company records obtained by CNN.
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What Cameron Diaz doesn't have to explain
The same week Diaz described her reasons for leaving acting, "Grey's Anatomy" actor Ellen Pompeo described her reasons for staying--money and stability. Pompeo's omission drew snark, writes Peggy Drexler, but that both women felt they had to justify their decisions offers an example of the work yet to be done on expectations that are set for women (and not men).
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Tyrod Taylor focused on playing quarterback for the Chargers, not Justin Herbert
Tyrod Taylor says he knew the Chargers would draft a quarterback, and he isn't worrying about losing his starting job to rookie Justin Herbert.
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Saying goodbye to dying wife likely cost 90-year-old 'Romeo' his life. He had no regrets, family says.
Sam and JoAnn Reck, were married nearly 30 years. Sam tested positive for COVID-19 after he visited JoAnn, who was dying of the virus.        
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Joe Biden’s perilous veep-pick balancing act
If the presidential-nominating process is the weakest part of our political system, the vice-presidential selection process comes solidly in second place. Some might even argue it’s a contender for the top spot. That’s been particularly the case in the two most recent election cycles. The 2016 election saw Republican and Democratic nominees ages 70 and...
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Nets exceed expectations with playoff-clinching win over Kings
The Nets wanted to win their way into the playoffs. They didn’t want to back in or wait for somebody else to do their work for them. Friday, Brooklyn got the clinching victory it needed, beating Sacramento — and all reasonable expectations, as well. After getting thrashed by Boston just a game before, the Nets...
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How To Watch Raptors Vs. Celtics Live Online
Two of the top teams in the NBA collide on Friday night!
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Ready to travel? Alaska Airlines just launched a two-day BOGO ticket deal
The Seattle-based airline, big on the West Coast, is trying to spur fall bookings during the pandemic. The sale includes tickets to Mexico and Hawaii.        
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Obama and the Democrats’ astonishing hypocrisy on the filibuster
In April 2005, then-Sen. Barack Obama took to the Senate floor and ardently spoke out against GOP efforts to end the filibuster. Then a rising star in the Democratic Party, Obama noted that despite the pressure partisans might feel, it was imperative to “rise above an ‘ends-justify-the-means’ mentality, because we’re here to answer to the...
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'Bachelor' alum Melissa Rycroft admits she still hasn't seen her season: 'It feels like a lifetime ago'
It's been over a decade since Melissa Rycroft appeared on "The Bachelor," but she apparently still hasn't seen her season.  
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Thousands of CT residents without power after Isaias
Nearly half a million utility customers in Connecticut remained without power Friday, three days after Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through the state. (Aug. 7)       
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MTV VMAs Move Event From Barclays Center Due to Health Warnings
The awards show will now hold performances outdoors with limited or no audiences.
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Golfer disqualified a second time for rules violation
During the second round of the PGA Championship, Cameron Tringale signed for a score lower than he actually made on the par-3, No. 8.       
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Opinion: Texas Tech athletic director needs to go after failing women's basketball players
Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt knew for many months there was trouble with the women's basketball program but was slow to fire coaches.       
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Conservative Catholics call on Biden to break ‘deafening silence’ on anti-Catholic vandalism, arson
A conservative faith-based advocacy group has called on presidential candidate Joe Biden to publicly condemn the “disturbing rise” of attacks on the catholic faith and to break his “deafening silence.”
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Bill Lawrence teams up with Jason Sudeikis for soccer comedy ‘Ted Lasso’
Jason Sudeikis plays an affable American college football coach who’s hired to run a Premier League soccer team in the UK — despite having no knowledge of the sport or the region.
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Meet the femme fatale of Showtime thriller ‘We Hunt Together’
She's a twentysomething blonde with a shadowy past who quotes philosophers and works as a phone-sex operator. She's also a killer.
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UFC on ESPN+ 32's Maki Pitolo plans to make a statement in his new weight class
Maki Pitolo is keen to show that he can hang at 185 pounds by taking out Darren Stewart at UFC on ESPN+ 32.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32's Darren Stewart plans to pile the pressure on Maki PitoloScott Holtzman not fazed by Beneil Dariush's grappling, targets knockout win at UFC on ESPN+ 32UFC on ESPN+ 32's Alex Munoz talks debut fight with Nasrat Haqparast, more 
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NFL changes coronavirus testing protocols after Matthew Stafford false positive
The NFL is changing the current coronavirus screening and testing protocols, it announced Friday. Dr. Allen Sills, chief medical officer of the league, sent out a memo to all club presidents, general managers, head coaches, team physicians and athletic trainers on Friday detailing change regarding unconfirmed and false positive tests. “Test results reported as ‘presumptive...
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What's on TV Saturday, Aug. 8, plus Sunday Talk shows
What's on TV Saturday, Aug. 8, plus Sunday Talk shows
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Judges cite John Roberts' opinion in reversing block on Arkansas abortion laws
A panel of federal appeals judges used Chief Justice John Roberts' opinion in the Supreme Court's recent decision protecting abortion access to allow several Arkansas abortion restrictions to go back into effect -- a seemingly counterintuitive outcome that advocates on both sides of the abortion issue had predicted.
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GOP officials preview ‘epic’ Trump address, first family role in evolving convention program
President Trump's plans for a giant in-person convention may have been scrapped because of the coronavirus, but Republican officials say the four-day event will be filled with lively virtual programming, nightly marquee speeches and "must-see TV."
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NYPD backs down from bust of cop-assault suspect — on Dermot Shea’s order
NYPD officers engaged in an hours-long stalemate with a cop-assault suspect Friday in Hell’s Kitchen — before Police Commissioner Dermot Shea ordered them to retreat as a stream of protesters arrived on the scene, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The top cop’s directive to give up — without the suspect in custody — left some...
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Free trading app Robinhood may be behind Virtu’s stellar 2Q
Mom-and-pop investors spending their stimulus checks on no-fee trading apps like Robinhood weren’t all winners in the June rally they fueled, but one Wall Street firm that executed their trades appears to have made out big. Virtu Financial, a $10 billion Manhattan-based provider of trading services, announced gangbuster trading income on Friday, which Wall Streeters...
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NFL player DeAndre Baker charged with armed robbery
Baker, 22, is accused of stealing cash and watches from four men at a house party.
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Braves troll Blue Jays’ Reese McGuire after car masturbation arrest
Reese McGuire won’t have to hear it from fans, but he won’t be getting off that easily.
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Alleged Wagner basketball ‘fixer’ didn’t have connections to pull off bribe
A Wagner College graduate may have claimed he could fix a college basketball game involving his own school, but a source close to the program cast doubt on his connection to the players whom he bragged about. Former Wagner student Benjamin Bifalco attempted to fix a game between Wagner and St. John’s on Dec. 16,...
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‘Will & Grace’ star Debra Messing says she was ‘too skinny’ while on show
Debra Messing is admitting that she let her weight affect her psyche when she was an actress on the famed sitcom “Will & Grace” during the show’s initial eight-season reign.
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Kenny Smith: Tom Thibodeau alone isn’t the answer for Knicks
The Knicks’ hiring of Tom Thibodeau as coach has largely been lauded as a smart move. But no single coach, player or executive alone will be enough to turn around the struggling franchise, according to Kenny Smith. “I know [Thibodeau] has been a great coach in his day, but I’ve seen great coaches go there...
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How to find COVID-19 statistics about your child's college
Looking at the numbers can give parents a sense of how the county is doing in containing the coronavirus and help them make a difficult decision.
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GRAPHIC: Video Shows Officers Shoot Alleged Hostage Taker
Body cam footage from the Salt Lake City Police Department shows an alleged hostage taker with a knife to an innocent's neck being shot dead by police.
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Joe Biden is alienating the middle class and other commentary
Democrat: Joe Is Alienating the Middle Class Joe Biden won the Democratic nomination by claiming that he would “restore American values, overcome petty politics and get government working again,” Democratic consultant Scott Street recalls at The Federalist. Yet “Biden’s messaging has changed” in recent weeks. Now, he has forged a “new alliance” with “far-left” politicians,...
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TNT’s Kenny Smith: Lakers’ bubble troubles ‘starting to get concerning’
The Lakers still have three games to get their rhythm back in the NBA’s bubble and, upon last check, they still employ LeBron James and Anthony Davis. So while the alarms are not yet sounding on the Lakers’ slow start in Orlando, some are at least keeping their ears open. “I would say it’s not...
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Bob Greenblatt out at HBO-parent WarnerMedia as larger layoffs loom
WarnerMedia’s new chief executive is wasting no time putting his stamp on the film and TV giant behind “Game of Thrones” and “Aquaman.” Jason Kilar, best known as founding CEO of Hulu, sent three top WarnerMedia executives packing on Friday after his third month on the job, including Bob Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment. Also...
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Washington Football Team cuts Derrius Guice after domestic violence arrest
The Washington Football Team has released Derrius Guice after the running back turned himself in on Friday after alleged domestic violence charges. Among the charges levied at Guice, 23, are one count felony strangulation, three counts of assault and battery, and one charge of destruction of property, according to the Washington Post. “On Thursday, we...
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