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Trump says India's tariff hike unacceptable, demands withdrawal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday asked India to withdraw retaliatory tariffs that New Delhi imposed this month, calling the duties "unacceptable".
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NBA fires photographer for offensive Kamala Harris meme
Call it a photo finished. The NBA terminated a photographer covering games as an independent contractor after he published an offensive meme of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris to his Facebook account, according to various reports. The post drew widespread attention when it was shared and condemned by Basketball Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes....
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Montrezl Harrell to be quarantined for seven days before returning to Clippers
The Clippers hoped Montrezl Harrell would be available to play Friday in the NBA bubble, but he will be quarantined for seven days.
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Music producer-mixer Mark Needham looks to record a sale in Los Feliz
The longtime Los Feliz home of music producer and sound-mixer Mark Needham is for sale at $2.899 million.
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1,200 NYC schools have reopening plans approved by DOE
Roughly two thirds of the Big Apple’s 1,800 public schools have had their coronavirus reopening plans approved – as every school opted for a mix of  in-class and distance learning and none requested only remote, the agency said Friday. All individual plans for the city’s schools were due to be submitted to the state by...
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The Seven Right-Wing Attacks Against Kamala Harris
In many cases, the criticism was directed at her identity as an ambitious Black woman, often in blatantly racist and sexist ways.
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56% of Joe Biden Voters Are Voting Because 'He Is Not Trump,' New Poll Says
A new Pew Research poll quotes a 37-year-old Southerner as saying that former Vice President Joe Biden has their vote "because having Trump as president for another four years will be a disaster for this country."
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Trump official on Covid-19 testing: We have done all we can
Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration official overseeing coronavirus testing in the US, says that the Trump administration has exhausted all the executive authority to help ensure that all Americans who want a Covid-19 can get one.
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Brett Goldstein says ‘Ted Lasso’ co-star Jason Sudeikis is a ‘superbrain’
Goldstein spoke to The Post about why he finally made his father proud with “Ted Lasso,” working with Jason Sudeikis, “Soulmates” and more.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Ted Lasso’ On Apple TV+, Where Jason Sudeikis Plays An American College Football Coach Hired To Manage A British Soccer Team
Sudeikis and Bill Lawrence co-created this new comedy, based on the character Sudeikis created for NBC Sports.
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New Zealand Investigates A Mystery: Where Did Its New Cases Come From?
The hunt is on to find the source of the outbreak, now at 30 cases. The country is working to understand how the coronavirus slipped through its defenses.
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CDC launches 'Hear Her' campaign to stop pregnancy-related deaths
Hear her, a national campaign to raise awareness of warning signs of pregnancy complications was launched by the CDC
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Maren Morris opens up about ‘brutal’ and ‘lonely’ C-section recovery after ‘unexpected surgery’
Maren Morris just got candid about the “brutal” and “lonely” postpartum recovery following her emergency C-section.
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Are you truly immune from Covid-19 for up to three months? It's not clear
It's the question everyone wants answered: How long are we protected from catching Covid-19 after we've recovered from the novel coronavirus?
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Police union to host its own 9/11 ‘Tribute in Light’ after event canceled
The Sergeants Benevolent Association announced Friday it plans to host its own "Tribute in Light" with a twin beam of light shining on Sept. 11.
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Marjorie Greene, controversial Georgia Republican, says she's not a QAnon candidate
Marjorie Greene, the Georgia Republican at the center of a political firestorm this week, rejected the notion she's a QAnon candidate in an interview Friday with Fox News and said her "Q"-supporting videos are in her past and don't represent her priorities for Congress.
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'Pokémon Go' Unova Week Raids: Shiny Genesect Counters & Every New Boss
Trainers will have another chance to catch a Shiny Roggenrola through Raids this week.
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3 Mississippi officers indicted in death George Robinson
Three Mississippi police officers have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Black man last year, according to a recently unsealed indictment.
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US envoy to Israel fires back at ex-Obama official Rhodes over UAE deal: 'He had eight years to do it'
The Obama administration abandoned both Israel and the United Arab Emirates to pursue the "ill-advised" Iran nuclear deal, U.S. Ambasador to Israel David Friedman told "Fox & Friends" Friday, one day after the two Middle Eastern countries announced a historic deal to normalize relations.
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Socialists seeking promise from NY city council candidates not to visit Israel
The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is facing backlash after asking candidates running for New York City Council and vying for its backing to pledge not to visit Israel if elected. 
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Mitch McConnell claims opponent Amy McGrath’s new ad is ‘racist’ against his wife
Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed his Democratic challenger Amy McGrath new ad against him as a “racist” attack against his wife. 
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‘Clueless’ TV Series Lands at Peacock
We're totally buggin'.
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Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba leaves bubble due to COVID-19 evaluation, out for playoffs
Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba left the NBA bubble and will not return this season as he undergoes a "comprehensive post-coronavirus evaluation."        
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120 Children Remain in ICE Detention Despite Court Order For Them to Be Released Due to COVID Concerns
At least 120 children are detained by ICE, despite a court order requiring the agency release them because of risks posed by COVID-19.
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Didn't get stimulus check for your child? IRS says apply now
Tax agency is reopening a website for federal benefit recipients whose children didn't receive the relief money.
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N95 and KN95 masks: What's the difference?
reports explain the difference between N95 and KN95 masks
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Michael Cohen and Bob Woodward announced new Trump books. Here's what you need to know
"Disloyal," a tell-all by President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, and "Rage," by investigative journalist Bob Woodward, will soon hit shelves.
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The White Supremacist “Scholars” Pushing the Kamala Harris Birther Lie
The Claremont Institute, an alt-right fever swamp, cooked up the racist fiction that children of immigrants aren’t citizens.
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Beirut blast: UNESCO warns 60 historic buildings at risk of collapse
The United Nations’ cultural agency said Thursday it will lead the international campaign for the recovery and restoration of Beirut's heritage, citing local officials who said that around 60 historic buildings in the Lebanese capital were at risk of collapse following last week’s devastating explosion at the Beirut port.
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Yankees place Aaron Judge on 10-day IL
Unfortunately for the Yankees, Aaron Judge’s injury was not a day-to-day situation. The Yankees announced Friday that the star slugger is headed to the 10-day injured list with a calf problem, according to The Post’s George A. King III. This is a big blow to the Yankees, especially considering Judge’s hot start. Judge blasted nine...
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Radical Islamic cleric accused of recruiting for ISIS extradited to NYC on terrorism charges
Abdullah al-Faisal, a radical Islamic cleric known as Shaikh Faisal, was arraigned in New York City Friday on charges that he supported terrorism by plotting to recruit for the Islamic State group.
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Karlie Kloss, Kaia Gerber among W Magazine’s new investors
The new venture is called W Media, which will have a partnership with Bustle Digital Group.
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Inside the summer camp that grooms future presidents and governors
The Ivy League might be known for churning out US presidents and corporate CEOs, but many of our most powerful leaders are anointed years earlier, it turns out, at summer camp.
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Iowa governor is seeking federal assistance after power outages continue for more than 160,000 customers
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Friday that she's requesting a federal disaster declaration, days after storms brought hurricane-force winds to the state.
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Facebook says Apple's app store fees hurt small businesses
The social-networking giant wants to offer small businesses the ability to do online events without Apple taking a cut.
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Mega Millions Drawing For 08/14/20: Friday Jackpot is $31 Million
The Mega Millions jackpot for 08/14/20 is $31 million, with a cash option worth $24.9 million. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. ET on Friday.
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Those Infected With COVID-19 Are Immune for Just 3 Months, CDC Says
How long a person can remain immune to COVID-19 after contracting the virus and recovering from it has been the subject of research.
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Palestinians say new Israel, UAE deal pushes fair resolution further away
A historic agreement made earlier this week between the United Arab Emirates and Israel established new diplomatic ties in the Middle East, a move that Palestinians have said amounts to “treason.”
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First statue of women in NY's Central Park arrives
A statue honoring three suffragettes, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton arrived in New York's Central Park Friday ahead of it's unveiling later in this month. It is the first statue of women in the park. (Aug. 14)       
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CDC warns US coronavirus death toll may reach 200K in weeks
As families grapple with school reopening plans amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the CDC is now projecting that the US could see up to 200,000 total deaths in a matter of weeks. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Project Power’ on Netflix, a High-Concept Superhero Movie That’s a Mess of Ideas and Gratuitous Violence
Beware: contains an extraordinarily high IPM (impalements per minute) rate.
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How to watch the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Joe Biden will formally accept the nomination for president on Thursday and Kamala Harris will accept the nomination for vice president on Wednesday.
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More than 1 in 3 Americans will refuse a COVID-19 vaccine: poll
Although support for vaccines remains high overall, the results come amid the anti-vaccine movement which threatening the progress towards ending the pandemic which has upended the global economy and killed over 167,000 Americans to date.
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NJ to move to a nearly all-mail election this fall
New Jersey's Gov. Phil Murphy says the state will move to a nearly all-mail election this November, following the model it used for the July primary because of the coronavirus. (Aug. 14)       
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Here's How 'Project Power' Fans Are Reacting to That Classroom Rap Scene
"Well, power doesn't come in a pill, power comes from within you and that's so much of what's interesting to me."
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Doctor has counted more healthcare worker deaths than CDC
Dr. Claire Rezba has counted at least 1,000 lives lost while working in healthcare during the pandemic.
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Column: The maker of 'Fortnite' complains that Apple and Google are monopolists. No kidding
The maker of 'Fortnite' may be uniquely positioned to break Apple and Google's mobile app dominance.
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COVID-19 Classic: Boxers who both had coronavirus set to fight
These two boxers fought the coronavirus — and now they are fighting each other.
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Infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm says 'to save lives, and save the economy, we need another lockdown'
Michael Osterholm joins The Lead.
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