Stephen A. reacts to the NBA allowing visitors in the Orlando bubble | First Take

Stephen A. Smith shares his thoughts on the NBA allowing a limited number of family members and "established longstanding personal friends" in the Orlando bubble. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN […]

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Doug Schoen breaks down Democratic House primaries, says far-left has shown staying power

Recent primary victories by three key members of the “Squad” of far-left House Democrats are reminders that that wing of the party isn’t going anywhere soon, Democratic pollster Doug Schoen told “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday. “‘Representative [Ilhan] Omar [D-Minn.] was facing a very well-funded candidate, also a self-described progressive who outraised her … in the second quarter and she […]

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Health Experts Warn About Perils of New Virus Data Collection System

WASHINGTON — Nearly three dozen current and former members of a federal health advisory committee, including nine appointed or reappointed by Health Secretary Alex M. Azar, are warning that the Trump administration’s new coronavirus database is placing an undue burden on hospitals and will have “serious consequences on data integrity.” The advisers, all current or […]

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Over 900 students, staff in Georgia district quarantining

A Georgia school district has quarantined more than 900 students and staff members because of possible exposure to the coronavirus since classes resumed this last week By The Associated Press August 11, 2020, 9:05 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CANTON, Ga. — A Georgia school district has quarantined more […]

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Japan unsuccessful in lifting auto tariffs early in UK trade deal: media

2/2 © Reuters. Members of Britain’s cabinet meet at Downing Street in London 2/2 TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and Britain agreed to lift auto tariffs for a post-Brexit trade agreement in 2026 despite Japan’s push to lift the tariffs earlier, the Asian Review reported on Sunday. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is currently in negotiations […]

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Mid-American Conference becomes first FBS conference to cancel fall football season due to COVID-19

Members of the Miami of Ohio team hold the champion trophy after the Mid-American Conference championship NCAA college football game against Central Michigan, in Detroit. The Mid-American Conference on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. | AP Photos […]

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2020 purge? Long-serving incumbents getting ousted in contested House primaries

Members of Congress usually have the upper hand when they run for re-election. But this past week, two more House incumbents were ousted in contested primaries. That brings to seven the number of sitting House members who’ve been defeated by primary challengers in the 2020 election cycle. While that’s not a record, the list includes some longtime veterans of […]

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Arson Suspected in Denver Fire That Killed 5 From Senegal

The president of Senegal on Thursday mourned the deaths of five members of a family of immigrants from his country who were killed one day earlier in a house fire in Denver that the authorities said appeared to have been set intentionally. President Macky Sall tweeted in French, the official language of Senegal, which is […]

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Polish opposition shows rainbow LGBT solidarity at president’s swearing-in

Members of Poland’s parliament on Thursday used the swearing-in ceremony of President Andrzej Duda to make a political statement, forming a rainbow with their clothing to highlight accusations of homophobia against his campaign. Duda referred to LGBT people as “an ideology” — as opposed to individuals — and was condemned by Poland’s left-leaning politicians and international […]

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A 4th Presidential Debate? Commission Says No to Trump

Members of the Commission on Presidential Debates on Thursday rejected the Trump campaign’s request for changes to the fall debate schedule, declining to shift the debates earlier or add a fourth debate to the calendar. President Trump and his campaign had argued that the current debate schedule, which calls for three debates between Mr. Trump […]

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‘Marriage Boot Camp’ Sneak Peek: Hazel-E Is Still Worried About De’Von’s Intentions

The ‘Marriage Boot Camp’ cast members let out their frustrations and reveal what they hate most in this EXCLUSIVE preview of the Aug. 6 episode of ‘Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition.’ The Marriage Boot Camp cast members are getting out all their anger during a punching exercise in the all-new Marriage Boot Camp: Hip […]

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McConnell insists liability protection needed against coronavirus lawsuits: CNBC interview

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Members of congress participate in the weekly Senate policy luncheon on Captiol Hill in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell said on Thursday lawmakers negotiating the next U.S. coronavirus relief bill are still at odds about how much aid is appropriate and insisted liability protections for companies were […]

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Police charge alleged MS-13 members with trafficking teen

Federal prosecutors have charged 11 alleged members of the MS-13 street gang with sex trafficking and other charges after they say a 13-year-old runaway was repeatedly beaten with a baseball bat and forced into prostitution in northern Virginia By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press August 5, 2020, 8:38 PM 2 min read ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Federal […]

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Sky among WNBA players urging Georgians to vote against Dream co-owner

Members of the Phoenix Mercury and Los Angeles Sparks stand for a moment of silence in honor of Breonna Taylor before a game last month. | Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Kelly Loeffler is running to keep her seat in the U.S. Senate. BRADENTON, Fla. — WNBA players urged people to vote against Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly […]

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Revolutionary Communist Party USA leader endorses Biden, warns followers against ‘protest vote’

The head of the Revolutionary Communist Party USA is urging members to head to the polls in November to cast their votes for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden – arguing that while Biden still represents a “murderous system of capitalism-imperialism” he is a better choice than President Trump. In a lengthy email to his followers […]

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Trump Dismisses 2 T.V.A. Board Members After Outsourcing Dispute

WASHINGTON — President Trump abruptly announced on Monday the firing of two members of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s board of directors and demanded that the electric utility’s chief executive reverse what he said was a decision to outsource workers to other countries. The president’s announcement came during a White House meeting in which he signed […]

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Seven Cardinals players and six staff members test positive for the coronavirus

Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team’s four-game series at Detroit. The series was to have been played at Comerica Park from Tuesday through Thursday. St. Louis has been in quarantine since Thursday in Milwaukee, where the Cardinals’ series last weekend […]

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British trade minister to meet top U.S. officials next week, USTR says

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Members of Britain’s cabinet meet at Downing Street in London 2/2 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – British Trade Minister Liz Truss will meet top U.S. officials in Washington in coming days to assess progress on reaching a free trade agreement between the two countries, a spokesman for the U.S. […]

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Search continues for 8 missing after Marine craft sinks

The search continues for eight U.S. service members missing after their landing craft went down in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast following a deadly accident By Associated Press August 1, 2020, 8:19 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SAN DIEGO — The search continued Saturday […]

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‘Pose’s Dyllón Burnside Reacts To Emmy Nomination Snubs For Trans Talent: ‘It Feels Like A Personal Slight’

While FX’s ‘Pose’ received 5 Emmy nods, fans & cast members were disappointed in the oversight of the transgender actresses in the show. Dyllón Burnside spoke to HL about the apparent snub. For the second year in a row, the transgender actresses on FX’s Pose have been shut out of Emmy contention. While the show did receive 5 […]

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1 Marine Dies and 8 Service Members Are Missing in California Accident

One Marine died, two service members were injured and eight others were missing after an accident involving an amphibious vehicle off the coast of Southern California on Thursday, the authorities said. Search and rescue efforts were continuing early on Friday, the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force said in a statement on Twitter. The service members were […]

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Galaxy suspend training as 11 from USL team test positive for coronavirus

The Galaxy have suspended training and are undergoing additional COVID-19 testing after 11 members of its USL Championship affiliate tested positive for the coronavirus. Galaxy players, who returned from the MLS Is Back tournament in Florida last weekend, have been tested twice this week and will not train again until Monday “out of an abundance […]

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Swift backlash after Trump suggests delaying election

Members of the media, politicians and others on both sides of the aisle swiftly condemned President Trump over his suggestion in a tweet Thursday morning that the U.S. could delay the 2020 election over concerns about the security of mail-in ballots. Trump and many Republicans have raised concerns in recent months about the security of […]

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Minneapolis officials appear to backpedal from abolishing police

Members of the Minneapolis City Council supported the idea of abolishing their city’s police department after George Floyd’s death in police custody, but a recent vote indicates that the city may not be in any rush to follow through with the plan. The Minneapolis Charter Commission voted earlier this week to keep a police reform proposal off of […]

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