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Welcome home, Ariana Grande: Star returns to Manchester and delivers emotional speech while 'sticking two fingers up to hate' in heartfelt show

She returned with an entourage of A-list friends to put on One Love Manchester in the weeks after the atrocity, but tonight’s headline show at Manchester Pride Live was her first performance here since
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Healthcare workers union head slams Howard Zucker for PPE claims
ALBANY — The head of the nation’s largest healthcare workers union slammed New York’s top health official Friday for claiming that hospital workers had enough PPE during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. “1199SEIU members and other first responders have been risking their lives . . . They selflessly went into rooms of infected patients...
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Vaccine trial investigator says results unlikely before end of 2020
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Health insurer profits amid pandemic prompt federal probe
US health insurance giants doubled their profits as the coronavirus pandemic killed thousands of Americans — sparking a federal investigation. Three of the nation’s largest health insurers raked in a collective $10.7 billion in profits from April through June with the virus raging across the country, up from just $5.3 billion in the same period...
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Republican: Condemn the 'birther' attack on Kamala Harris
Douglas Heye, a GOP strategist, reacting to the recent "birther" comments about Kamala Harris, warns that Republicans should stay far away from the birther and conspiracy nonsense -- except to condemn it, and that there are plenty of other things of substance to go after.
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QAnon is conspiratorial, dangerous, and growing. And we're talking about it all wrong.
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QAnon is conspiratorial, dangerous, and growing. And we're talking about it all wrong.
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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Is mail-in voting safe?
'What Matters' Senior Editor Zach Wolf talks to political correspondent Abby Phillip about the safety of mail-in voting and the risk of politics influencing the process.
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Spain Cracks Down On Outdoor Drinking, Smoking In Renewed Push Against COVID-19
Spanish authorities announced the new measures as they confront a new wave of COVID-19 after tamping down the disease months ago.
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Why can't the internet stop talking about Cardi B's 'WAP' music video?
In today's "WAP" update, Cardi B says she spent $100,000 on COVID testing for the video. And country artist Margo Price gives the hit song a makeover.
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Trump says NYC needs ‘another Rudy’ to run for mayor next year
President Trump told The Post during an Oval Office interview on Thursday that New York City needs “another Rudy” to enter the mayor’s race next year as violent crime soars. “You need another Rudy [Giuliani] to go in there and clean it up. That’s what you need. Rudy was a great mayor,” Trump said. “He...
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Newly renovated White House Rose Garden to be unveiled next week
The newly renovated White House Rose Garden is scheduled to be unveiled on Thursday, just days before the Republican National Convention, a source with knowledge of the planning told CNN.
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NBA fires photographer who posted offensive meme about Sen. Kamala Harris
Photographer Bill Baptist was terminated by the NBA after he posted an offensive meme to Facebook that referenced Sen. Kamala Harris.       
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Rams activate rookie linebacker Terrell Lewis from the COVID/IR list
Rookie outside linebacker Terrell Lewis, a third-round draft pick from Alabama, was activated to the Rams' roster from the COVID/IR list.
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry fired son Archie’s nanny on her second night for being ‘irresponsible': book
Meghan Markle and her husband Prince Harry allegedly fired their son Archie’s night nurse on her second shift for being “unprofessional and irresponsible.”
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Shania Twain releasing Diamond edition of 'The Woman in Me' for its 25th anniversary
Shania Twain is honoring the 25th anniversary of her 1995 album “The Woman in Me” by releasing a Diamond edition of it.
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Federal appeals court overturns order for Hillary Clinton to sit for deposition on private email use
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned an order that would have made former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her former chief of staff sit for a private deposition about her use of a private email server for government work when she served as the nation’s top diplomat.
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UFC 252 weigh-ins: Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier make trilogy fight official
All that's left for Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier is to fight for heavyweight gold after making weight for the UFC 252 main event.        Related Stories'Redemption': Dana White releases UFC 252 pay-per-view opening videoUFC 252 breakdown: Can Marlon Vera hand Sean O'Malley his first loss?Video: Relive all of Jairzinho Rozenstruik's UFC finishes 
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How the Kamala Harris pick is playing with Indian Americans, a fast-growing and influential voting bloc
Kamala Harris' bid could galvanize Indian Americans, a growing political force that could help Democrats win in key battleground states in November.       
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Mount Everest reopens to tourists despite COVID-19 spike
Hoping to regain lost revenue amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal is set to reopen Mount Everest to climbers and tourists once again.
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Mouthwash might be able to kill coronavirus — but it isn’t a cure
During the early days of the novel coronavirus pandemic, you may have seen messages that went viral on social media that said that mouthwash could kill the coronavirus and prevent COVID-19 infections. That’s a myth you should not have given any importance to. But teams of researchers have gone ahead and studied the chemical properties...
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Cuomo says NY bowling alleys and NYC museums will soon reopen
Bowling alleys across New York state and museums in the city can soon reopen from their coronavirus shutdowns — as a decision on opening gyms will come Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. Bowling alleys statewide, including in the city, will be permitted to reopen Monday, Aug. 17, at 50 percent capacity with every other...
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Police video shows crowd's horror at Floyd arrest
Newly released body-camera footage captures the growing horror of onlookers who repeatedly pleaded with police to get off George Floyd. It shows fired Officer Tou Thao holding back the crowd, as Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd's neck. (Aug. 14)       
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Doctors' group encourages children to wear masks
The latest guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics is children ages 2 and older can and should wear cloth masks when not able to physically distance (Aug. 14)       
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UFC 252 predictions: Will it be Miocic or Cormier as best heavyweight in UFC history?
Check out our staff members' picks for the UFC 252 main card with a heavyweight trilogy rematch between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.        Related Stories'Redemption': Dana White releases UFC 252 pay-per-view opening videoVideo: Relive all of Jairzinho Rozenstruik's UFC finishesUFC 252 weigh-in results (noon ET) 
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Los Lobos’ on HBO, an Insightful Story of a Mexican Mother Making Her Way in America with Her Two Sons
Don't overlook this realistic immigration story that's refreshingly different than other films of its ilk.
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Islamic State Accused of Selling Fake Coronavirus Protective Gear to Finance Terrorism
Assistant Attorney General John Demers told CBS News on Thursday that the Islamic State has a “sophisticated online operation” for selling fake personal protective equipment, primarily phony N-95 masks, and using the money for terrorist endeavors.
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Browns' Baker Mayfield defends players who kneel during the anthem: 'It's a human rights issue'
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield indicated Friday he may kneel during the national anthem before games this season and defended those who also decide to do it.
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Ex-FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith will plead guilty to falsifying Russia probe do
Kevin Clinesmith will plead guilty to falsifying an e-mail that the CIA used to justify a 2017 wiretap on Carter Page, a former Trump campaign adviser.
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Over 70 people test positive for COVID-19 after attending Ohio winery event
Kati Finn and six of her friends were among those who tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting the Leisure Time Winery in Napoleon, Ohio.
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TikTok and its employees prepare to battle Trump
President Trump ordered sweeping bans on the video app last week, calling it a threat to U.S. national security.
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Who is Robert Trump? What to know about President Trump’s younger brother
Unlike his famous commander-in-chief brother, Robert Trump has largely flown under the radar in recent years.
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A-Level Students Threaten Legal Action Over Exam Results as Petition Grows
Nearly 40 percent of A-level grades were lowered under an algorithm used by the exams regulator after students were unable to sit their exams.
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I Thought Anonymity Was a Shield After My Sexual Assault. But Coming Forward Brought Me Back to Myself
Last year, I published Know My Name, a memoir about my experience being sexually assaulted on Stanford’s campus in 2015, the trial that followed and what I began to understand about healing and justice. For three years before the book’s release, I wrote while remaining anonymous, known only to the public as “Emily Doe.” Writing…
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John Legend, Billie Eilish, and more set to perform at 2020 DNC
John Legend, The Chicks, Common and Billie Eilish are among the performers scheduled to appear next week at the Democratic National Convention.
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Austin City Council unanimously approves $150 million — one-third — cut to police budget
That money will be redirected to a wide variety of community programs and city departments, including a family violence shelter and victim services.       
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These gray reef sharks are BFFs, scientists say
Saturdays are for the sharks.
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Everything you need to start playing tennis
Looking to pick up a tennis game? Here's your guide to all the gear you need to start playing—and what you don't– from rackets to balls to shoes.       
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'I just worry that they'll be so far behind': Rural families without internet face tough choice on school
Roughly 3 million students across the United States don't have access to a home internet connection.       
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Why we’re sympathetic to Princess Diana — but not Harry and Meghan
Much as his mother, the late Princess Diana, denied having anything to do with a sympathetic book packed with insider details called “Diana: Her True Story,” Prince Harry and his wife Meghan deny having cooperated with a sympathetic book packed with insider details called “Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern...
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President Trump says Biden's call for national mask mandate cannot be enforced
President Trump says Biden's call for a national mask mandate cannot be enforced at Thursday's White House news briefing.        
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Trump to campaign in swing states during Democratic National Convention
President Trump will campaign in key general election battleground states next week, at the same time as the Democrats formally nominate former Vice President Joe Biden as their party’s standard bearer at the Democratic National Convention.
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North Korean soldier jailed for listening to Radio Free Asia broadcasts
The soldier neglected to turn her radio’s dial away from RFA’s frequency after finishing work at a government ministry building in Pyongyang, sources told RFA.
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Court Rules that Amazon Can be Held Liable for Products Sold on Marketplace
An appeals court ruled this week that e-commerce giant Amazon can be held liable in California for defective products sold on the site's marketplace by third-party sellers. 
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Who's No. 1? Dodgers' Mookie Betts moved to leadoff spot and hits three home runs
Mookie Betts returned to the leadoff spot for the Dodgers and responded with an MLB-record sixth three-home run game.
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Homeland Security leaders' appointments invalid, government watchdog finds
The matter has been referred to the DHS Inspector General for review.
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Sports teams want to turn their arenas into voting centers
Sports arenas want to be the new home field for voters in upcoming elections.
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In Lovecraft Country, Racial Violence Is the Real American Horror Story
The HBO series turns racist genre tropes inside-out, and then starts to play by its own rules.
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Teen's flash flood rescue goes viral on TikTok
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