Washington Post: IRS draft memo says it must turn over tax returns if Congress asks unless executive privilege invoked

A draft confidential memo from the Internal Revenue Service last fall determined that tax returns must be surrendered to Congress unless the president opts to invoke executive privilege, The Washington Post reported.
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Michael Cohen back in custody after being released to home over COVID concerns
Michael Cohen is back in federal custody after having been released to home confinement over COVID concerns.
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The Russo brothers, 'Avengers' directors, fill the summer movie void with 'Pizza Film School'
As the directors of the record-breaking "Avengers: Endgame" and "Infinity War," brothers Joe and Anthony Russo have delivered the ultimate summer movies.
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Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama 'Greyhound'
"Greyhound" is kind of an odd duck -- another World War II tale courtesy of Tom Hanks, who wrote and produced the film through his company in addition to starring in it. Old-fashioned and relatively small in scale, it's a sturdy if unspectacular depiction of the Battle of the Atlantic, streaming ashore via Apple TV+ instead of a planned theatrical release.
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NFL's reported health protocols include no jersey swaps after games
The NFL will reportedly limit in-game interactions for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic in an effort to mitigate the risk players will potentially face on the field.
UAE said to be holding up Gulf deal that could end Qatar blockade and protect US interests in Middle East
Delay caused by the UAE has temporarily denied the Trump administration a crucial, hard-fought foreign policy win in the Middle East.
John Yoo: Supreme Court smacks Trump and delivers body blow to the office of the presidency
Chief Justice Roberts and four liberals have doomed future presidents to years of harassing investigations
Making 'dirty noodles' the traditional way in Indonesia
Yasir Ferry Ismatrada's grandfather invented dirty noodles and opened a factory in Yogyakarta, Indonesia to make them. But maximizing profits was never his goal. He was all about providing jobs for local people while making good food. Ismatrada, who now runs the community-oriented business, shows us how he makes dirty noodles using the same traditional techniques his grandfather used. And he explains how dirty noodles (which aren't really dirty) got their name
Column: Horror clouds every page of Mary Trump's book about her Uncle Donald
'Too Much and Never Enough,' a book written about President Trump by his niece, is dark right from the get-go.
Paris Hilton's family was 'devastated' over her sex tape leak, her aunt Kyle Richards says
Paris Hilton's family was concerned over her sex tape when it leaked years ago, her aunt Kyle Richards has revealed.
Joy Reid Lands MSNBC Primetime Slot Despite History of Homophobic Statements
MSNBC's Joy Reid, host of the weekend show AM Joy, is taking over one of the network's weekday primetime slots despite her well-documented history of homophobic statements.
Pop Smoke Killing: L.A. Police Make 5 Arrests
Three men and two juvenile males were arrested, the Los Angeles Police Department announced on Thursday.
Rep Jim Banks: Reopen schools or risk losing this generation of American children
In the competitive global economy, there will be serious consequences to allowing an entire generation of American kids to fall behind.
Should I Have a Second Child if My First One Is Already Exhausting?
Plus: Odd but effective tips for finding a toddler who wants to get lost.
Slow cooker recipes that will feed your family for days
Slow cookers are like magic. Assemble and prep your ingredients, pop them inside, and lift the lid hours later to reveal a flavor-packed dish that can provide meals for days. We asked Georgia restaurateur and "Top Chef" judge Hugh Acheson for a few favorite dishes from his cookbook "The Chef and the Slow Cooker."'
READ: Geoffrey Berman's opening statement before House panel
Geoffrey Berman, the former US attorney in Manhattan who was fired last month following a tense standoff with Attorney General William Barr, on Thursday provided a detailed explanation of how Barr pressured him to resign before he was ultimately fired.
Covid-19's efficient transmission makes virus a 'perfect storm', Fauci says
Pornhub’s “Black Lives Matter” Genre and the Industry’s Brash Racism
Fear of Black sexuality is lucrative—and dangerous.
Eagles' Malik Jackson calls out NFL, NFLPA over safety, financial guarantees: 'It is unacceptable and utterly disrespectful'
Public fallout between the NFL and its players is continuing to heat up with Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson calling out both the league and the Players Association on Wednesday for a lack of “safety” and “financial” guarantees despite training camp schedule to start in just a few weeks.
Former NBA coach David Fizdale finds a new home court in Calabasas
Former Grizzlies and Knicks coach David Fizdale recently dropped $2.25 million on a remodeled Mediterranean-style home in Calabasas.
New recordings reveal inconsistencies in Breonna Taylor shooting probe
The recordings reveal that a plainclothes officer went up to Taylor's boyfriend after the fatal March 13 shooting and told him there had been a "misunderstanding," NBC News reported Thursday.
Amy Schumer’s husband, Chris Fischer, is uncircumcised, says pal Jake Gyllenhaal
Expect lots of intimate moments in "Expecting Amy."
Take it from the Wizards: Redskins name change won’t make everyone happy
Former Bullets executive says fans would have warmed to a new name sooner if Wizards had enjoyed more on-court success.
Hollywood production craters as coronavirus halts most filming
Movie and TV production screeched to a halt last quarter as stay-at-home orders brought filming to a standstill in Tinseltown, according to a new report. Unsurprisingly, production in Los Angeles plummeted 97.8 percent, to just 194 shooting days, compared with the April to June year-ago period, a FilmLA study said. The stark report, which called...
Caesars employees will be taken off schedule if they don't get tested for COVID-19
Workers at Caesars Palace, Paris, Flamingo, Harrah's and Nobu have until July 17 to get tested. And if they can be fired if they don't wear masks.
Disney+ Sets ‘Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes On You’ Special with Robin Roberts
The virtual special premieres exclusively on Disney+ tomorrow, July 10.
Samoan man spends nearly five more years in prison than he needed to
A Samoan man sentenced to prison for burglary and theft spent nearly five more years behind bars than he needed to because of an administrative error, according to a report.
Seoul's mayor found dead
The mayor of the South Korean capital Seoul has been found dead in the cities mountains, hours after he was reported missing and police launched a massive operation to find him. Park Won-soon was reported missing by his daughter, according to a police official with knowledge of the case.
How to get a flight refund (if you're eligible)
Don't rush to cancel your ticket! Waiting might pay off.
US targets Chinese officials for Xinjiang human rights abuses
The Trump administration has taken action against Chinese officials for their involvement in human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region, where Uyghur Muslims and other minority groups have been detained and tortured.
LA nursing home 'dumps' residents to make room for new coronavirus patients for bigger payout: city attorney
A Los Angeles nursing home has been accused of illegally “dumping” long-term residents in order to make room for new, more lucrative patients recently released from the hospital after being treated for the coronavirus, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
Barr: FBI has made 150 arrests, launched more than 500 investigations related to rioting
Attorney General Bill Barr gave an update Thursday on the federal investigations into rioting that took place across the nation in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
UC Berkeley reports 47 cases of coronavirus linked to frat parties
A spike of at least 47 new cases of coronavirus in one week is being linked to fraternity and sorority parties at the University of California, Berkeley, the school said Wednesday.
UC Berkeley ties dozens of new coronavirus cases to campus Greek parties
Officials at the University California, Berkeley are worried that their hopes to bring students back to campus in the fall won't go as planned after the school confirmed 47 new coronavirus cases in just one week.
Study shows ancient contact between Polynesian and South American peoples
WASHINGTON – New genetic research shows that there was mingling between ancient native peoples from Polynesia and South America, revealing a single episode of interbreeding roughly 800 years ago after an epic transoceanic journey. The question of such contact – long hypothesized in part based on the enduring presence in Polynesia of a staple food...
Jimmy Kimmel producing ESPN documentary on 1986 Mets
ESPN is producing a multi-part documentary series on the legendary 1986 Mets World Series run, with never-before-seen footage from one of the most memorable baseball seasons in New York, ESPN Films announced Thursday. The documentary will be produced by Jimmy Kimmel and Sal “Cousin Sal” Iacono, among others. “This one is going to be a...
Man confesses secrets to wife in coronavirus-triggered manic episode
The coronavirus may have triggered a bizarre manic episode in which a patient envisioned his life “like a TV show,” touched nurses “inappropriately” and confessed to his wife that he’d had sex with men, according to a case study. The 41-year-old man had been in London’s St. Thomas Hospital with COVID-19 for 10 days when...
Nashville expelled from MLS tournament after nine players test positive for coronavirus
Major League Soccer pulls a second team from its MLS Is Back tournament, expelling Nashville SC after 9 players tested positive for the coronavirus.
Duckworth demands more details on Russian bounties on US troops
Sen. Tammy Duckworth is demanding more details about Russian bounties that were offered to the Taliban to kill US troops in Afghanistan and sent a new letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday voicing her frustration with the information provided by the Pentagon to date.
Some People Agree To Disagree Over What's Safe During The Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic requires people to weigh risks and make choices about their activities. But there can be problems when a choice conflicts with what the people around us decide to do.
Nashville SC second team forced out of MLS tournament over coronavirus
The MLS is Back tournament is down a second team after Nashville SC was withdrawn due to nine positive coronavirus tests. On Tuesday, five Nashville players were diagnosed with COVID-19, days after the team’s July 3 arrival. The positive tests leave the MLS tournament with just 24 teams after FC Dallas was forced out when...
How drive-ins and 'virtual cinemas' became a lifeline for indie films during the pandemic
Drive-ins had no big-budget movies to show. Indie film distributors had no indoor theaters to screen in. How necessity, and a pandemic, brought them together.
Jacksonville Attorneys File Lawsuit to Stop Republican National Convention
Several attorneys in Jacksonville, Florida, teamed up to file a lawsuit to stop the Republican National Convention from taking place there in August.
Ex-NFL player Emmanuel Acho on DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts: Cancel culture 'doesn't allow room for growth'
Emmanuel Acho, a former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker and current co-host of FOX Sports’ “Speak For Yourself,” said Wednesday that cancel culture wasn’t going to help DeSean Jackson after his anti-Semitic social media.
Public relations firms that worked for Jho Low got coronavirus loans
A pair of PR firms that represented Jho Low — the party-boy fugitive at the center of a Malaysian bribery scandal — has snagged hefty coronavirus relief loans, records show. Reevemark — a crisis-management shop on Madison Avenue that raked in $1.3 million last year handling press inquiries and running an Instagram account on Low’s...
New Zealand police perform haka in tribute to slain police officer
Dozens of police officers performed a haka in Auckland, New Zealand, on July 9, in tribute to a colleague who was shot dead during a traffic stop.
Man catches child falling from burning building
Dramatic bystander video shows the boy fall from the third floor and drop into Phillip Blanks' arms.
Samsung joins Apple in ditching free chargers with new phones
Apple’s biggest rival is following its lead in not including a power adapter with its upcoming phones. Samsung will no longer give customers a complimentary charging brick when they buy a new phone beginning next year, according to Korea’s ETNews. The world’s biggest smartphone maker is making the switch because many customers have power adapters...
Philippines, Uganda are using Covid-19 to oppress citizens
Corrupt governments around the world are using coronavirus to crackdown on political opposition and curtail human rights. CNN's Arwa Damon speaks to an LGBT rights lawyer in Uganda, a Filipino activist, and a Hungarian journalist who say their governments are using the pandemic as a cover to abuse their power.