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Trump Says He Will Ban TikTok From Operating in the United States

Microsoft is reportedly in talks to purchase the popular video app that is facing increased scrutiny due to its ownership by a Chinese company, ByteDance.
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NYC party boat owners arrested after their cruise was busted with more than 170 guests on board
A riverboat party attended by more than 170 people in New York over the weekend violated state and city emergency orders, according to the New York City Sheriff's Office.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney declares victory in June primary, says results were certified
New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Tuesday was finally deemed the winner of her tightly-contested Democratic primary race that was plagued by problems with mail-in ballots, her campaign announced. The state Board of Elections’ final tally came six weeks after the primary, which pitted the incumbent Maloney against challenger Suraj Patel. “I’m thrilled the voters...
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Trump campaign considering possible convention acceptance speech from White House lawn
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Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary
Trump ally and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was defeated by Rep. Roger Marshall, calming Republican leaders' worst fears in the race against Democratic state Sen. Barbara Bollier.
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Chad Daybell case can proceed to trial, judge rules
An Idaho judge ruled Tuesday that the case against Chad Daybell, the stepfather of Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow, two children whose remains were found on his property, can proceed to trial.
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Ron Deaton, influential advisor to the L.A. City Council, dies at 77
Deaton ran the DWP for three years and was called the "16th council member" for his role as a behind the scenes player in L.A. city government.
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Chad Green has been dominant for clutch Yankees bullpen
Outside of three impressive outings from Gerrit Cole and a solid debut from Jordan Montgomery, the Yankees’ rotation has been shaky, with poor showings from James Paxton and J.A. Happ, and a brief start from Masahiro Tanaka. But beyond the offensive firepower that’s helped the Yankees to the best record in MLB, thehere’s been another...
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North Korea Is Expanding Its Nuclear Arsenal and Ballistic Missile Capability Despite Sanctions, U.N. Report Says
The independent panel quoted several unidentified countries as saying North Korea has “probably” developed miniaturized nuclear weapons that can fit into its ballistic missiles
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McDaniel lays out GOP convention theme: 'The best is yet to come for every American'
"The best is yet to come" will be the message of this month's Republican National Convention in Charlotte, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Tuesday on "The Story."
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Pentagon calls for sea-launched nuclear missiles, but China condemns US 'military hegemony'
U.S. security officials have said that the development of sea-launched nuclear missiles is necessary to combat Russia, which has been developing their tactical nuclear weapons.
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Why Lakers winning West's top seed actually works against them in this NBA postseason
The Lakers and Clippers are the top seeds in the West, but the NBA bubble has created an atmosphere where being the top seed isn't necessarily an advantage.
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California authorities recover 2,000 to 3,000 roosters in raid of alleged illegal cockfighting ring
Cockfighting is a sport in which two roosters specifically bred to fight are placed in a small ring and encouraged to fight to the death.        
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Democrats and Republicans remain divided on enhanced unemployment benefits
Negotiations between the White House and Congress on the next round of coronavirus relief remain stalled as the president considers executive action. Skyler Henry joins CBSN with more on the latest out of the White House. 
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25 percent of ballots in Brooklyn June primaries invalid
A staggering 25 percent of mail-in ballots cast in Brooklyn for June’s primary elections were declared invalid, it was revealed on Tuesday, as Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the Board of Elections to shape up by November. More than 120,000 absentee ballots were filed in Kings County for the June 23 primary but about...
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SpaceX launches Starship prototype on dramatic test flight
The Starship test rocket's single Raptor engine boosted the vehicle into the sky above Boca Chica, Texas, atop a plume of flaming exhaust and billowing clouds of smoke.
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8/4/20: Red and Blue
Lawmakers stall on relief package for millions; Disinformation expert on informational distancing
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McClatchy newspaper sale nearly derailed by Tropical Storm Isaias
Chatham Asset Management’s $312 million takeover of McClatchy — owner of the Miami Herald, Kansas City Star and other newspapers — was nearly waylaid by tropical storm Isaias. Federal bankruptcy Judge Michael Wiles approved the deal as expected at a remote hearing on Tuesday, but by flashlight after the power failed in his Westchester home....
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At least 2 dead after tornado rips through area hit by Tropical Storm Isaias
Tropical Storm Isaias has been downgraded from a hurricane, but it's still causing damage to the East Coast. At least 2 people died in a related tornado in North Carolina. CBS News' Michael George has the latest on the damage and CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN to explain where the storm will go to next.
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Hearst Magazines in no rush to replace ousted president
The owner of Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Good Housekeeping magazines is refusing to search for a candidate to replace ousted Hearst Magazines president Troy Young in hopes that his temporary successor becomes permanent, Media Ink has learned. When Young resigned in a storm of controversy last month, numerous headhunters called Hearst executives to offer their services...
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Park Avenue plastic surgeon fights ‘dozens of imposters’ catfishing patients online
"It is unbelievable how bad this has become."
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At Least 4 Killed as Tropical Storm Isaias Whips Up Eastern U.S.
Isaias sustained top winds of up to 65 mph more than 18 hours after coming ashore, but it was down to 50 mph max winds as of 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday
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'We are no less American:' Virus at Texas border
'We are no less American:' Virus at Texas border       
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Missing amphibious vehicle found off California, including remains
The Marine amphibious assault vehicle that sank off the Southern California coast during a training exercise last week and human remains have been found after an intensive search effort, the military said Tuesday. 
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Carolyn Maloney declared winner in New York congressional race marred by mail-in ballot problems
Election officials in New York finally declared winners late Tuesday in two congressional elections that were held on July 23, but were mired by thousands of missing and uncounted mail-in ballots..
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Hair loss may be a coronavirus symptom, study finds
A recent survey identified dozens of potential long-term coronavirus symptoms that had previously been unreported, even including hair loss.
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Inside 'Immigration Nation,' the Netflix docuseries ICE didn't want you to see
Filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau delve into "Immigration Nation," their shocking Netflix docuseries about ICE, immigrants and a broken system.
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California Poll: Biden Leads Trump by 39 Points, Nine More than Hillary in 2016
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 39 points in California, 67 percent to 28 percent, according to a Berkeley IGS (Institute of Governmental Studies) poll released on Tuesday
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This day in sports: Lorena Ochoa wins her first major at Women's British Open
A look at some of the greatest moments in sports history to have occurred on August 5.
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Democratic donor Ed Buck facing new charges for prostitution, fatal drug overdose
Disgraced Democratic donor Ed Buck has been charged with four more felonies, including enticing victims to travel interstate for prostitution. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a Los Angeles federal grand jury returned an updated indictment with the additional felony charges, bringing a total of nine counts against Buck, 65, before he is scheduled to...
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Lebanon explosion rocks capital city Beirut
A massive explosion has rocked the port area of Lebanon's capital, Beirut. Follow here for live updates.
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Chainsmokers fiasco causes headache for Hamptons businesses
“After the Chainsmokers, [the town] became a big target.”
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CNN anchor clashes with Trump aide Mercedes Schlapp on mail-in voting
CNN anchor Brianna Keilar had an intense clash with senior Trump campaign advisor Mercedes Schlapp over the issue of mail-in voting. 
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Kanye West files to be on presidential ballot in Wisconsin
Kanye West’s presidential run marched on Tuesday when he made the deadline to be on the ballot in the swing state of Wisconsin this November.
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As Cases Rise Fast, Mississippi Governor Mandates Masks And Delays Start Of School
Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Tuesday that masks will be mandatory statewide for two weeks, and school districts in eight hard-hit counties must delay their in-person reopening until August 17.
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Hiroshima after 75 years: Walking the path of the atomic bomb
It's a discolored concrete slab, molding in the tropical humidity. But on this slab, not much bigger than the footprint of a beach cabin, history changed.
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Horror film 'Host,' about haunted Zoom call, captures 'the mood of lockdown,' critics say
How scary can a haunting via Zoom actually be? Though its premise may sound wacky, most critics agree: the horror film "Host" serves serious frights.        
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Federal judge pens scathing opinion on qualified immunity: 'Let us waste no time in righting this wrong'
A federal judge in Mississippi wrote a scathing opinion Tuesday urging the Supreme Court to revisit qualified immunity, a legal doctrine created nearly 40 years ago that the judge argues is shielding law enforcement and government officials from accountability.
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Billy Hamilton wouldn’t take train to Mets debut because of ‘Criminal Minds’
WASHINGTON — Billy Hamilton’s first day on the Mets roster was eventful off the field. After his flight to northern Virginia from New York was canceled, the veteran outfielder was offered a train ticket that would still get him into town for Tuesday night’s game. “I told them I watch too much ‘Criminal Minds’ for...
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Gen. Jack Keane says deadly Beirut blast caused 'massive physical destruction,' too soon to know cause
There is still not enough evidence to alleged blame for the massive explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut earlier Thursday, according to Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane [Ret.].
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Planned Parenthood Clinics Say They’ll Keep PPP Funds Government Ordered Them to Return
Two Planned Parenthood facilities in Texas say they will keep the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds they have been ordered to return by the Small Business Administration (SBA).
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Covid-19 victim's spouse explains why he took off his PPE in final moments
ICU Dr. Joseph Costa died after battling Covid-19. His husband, David Hart, remembers his emotional final moments as staff throughout the ICU gathered to say goodbye.
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Jon Rahm: Don’t expect Tiger Woods-like monopoly on No. 1 spot in this era
SAN FRANCISCO — Well, it was fun while it lasted. Jon Rahm got to bask in being ranked No. 1 in the world for all of two weeks. When the 25-year-old Spaniard won the Memorial Tournament two-plus weeks ago, he realized a dream he’d been carrying since he was a youth: He ascended to the...
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In Michigan, an Election Day unlike any other
Clerks are counting a record number of absentee ballots, amid the coronavirus pandemic and Michigan's recent switch to no-reason absentee voting.        
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Raiders' Derek Carr: 'I’m tired of being disrespected'
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is entering the 2020 NFL season with a bit of a chip on his shoulder. With a host of players choosing to opt-out due to the coronavirus pandemic, Carr said on Tuesday that he wasn’t even thinking about it.
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No school opening waivers will be considered, L.A. County says, citing high COVID-19 rates
The County Department of Public Health, citing high local COVID-19 rates, said it will not grant elementary school reopening waivers until cases drop.
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Coyotes' goaltending situation appears murky after Antti Raanta leaves bench during game
Arizona Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta is listed as "unfit to play" after being struck by a shot during pregame warmups.        
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Music faculty at Texas college stokes ire for suggesting music theory isn’t white supremacist
The University of North Texas College of Music announced Friday that it is opening an investigation of an academic journal that showcased criticism of a music theorist who argued that music theory is white supremacist.
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Ryan Reynolds apologizes for marrying Blake Lively on a plantation
“It’s impossible to reconcile."
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