Al Roker Talks New Book, George Floyd & Being on “TODAY” | Daily Pop | E! News

The "TODAY" weatherman reveals how he nearly took a different path and dealing with racism on air. Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 12:30pm ET|9:30am PT! #AlRoker #ENews #DailyPop #GeorgeFloyd Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for the hot takes and juicy gossip. Our […]

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Law to Reduce Crack Cocaine Sentences Leaves Some Imprisoned

WASHINGTON — Lazelle Maxwell, 48, is nearly 12 years into a 30-year sentence for a nonviolent crack cocaine charge, a penalty exacerbated by previous run-ins with law enforcement that led to his designation as a career offender. Three years into remission after a diagnosis of prostate cancer, Mr. Maxwell has no major disciplinary infractions on his […]

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Colleges Are Tracking COVID, but Don’t Have to Report the Cases to Anyone

On Wednesday morning, the New York Times published the results of a survey sent to nearly 1,000 colleges and universities around the country, asking about coronavirus case numbers associated with their campuses. At least 6,600 cases are tied to the around 270 schools that replied to the survey, or for which data was already publicly […]

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Belarus detains 33 suspected Russian mercenaries clad in ‘military-style clothing’

Nearly three dozen suspected Russian mercenaries in “military-style clothing” were detained in Belarus, accused of trying to destabilize the country ahead of its upcoming presidential election. State media is reporting that the 33 individuals taken into custody work for Wagner, a private military company linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin. Prigozhin is a Russian businessman indicted in the United States for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Wagner deployed hundreds […]

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What You Need to Know From Congress’ Landmark Big Tech Antitrust Hearing

Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google are jointly worth nearly $5 trillion and, along with Microsoft, make up 22 percent of the entire S&P 500. In other words, they’re flat-out dominating their respective markets. And on Wednesday Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai appeared remotely […]

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Polls shows dead even race in Georgia between Trump, Biden; GOP leads Senate races

It’s been nearly three decades since a Democrat won Georgia in a presidential election. Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton carried the state in the 1992 election. But a new poll in Georgia indicates the state’s 16 electoral votes are up for grabs in the race between President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. WHAT THE LATEST […]

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U.S. to Cut 12,000 Forces in Germany

The United States is cutting back its deployments in Germany by nearly 12,000 troops and shifting some of those forces around the continent, including relocating some units to Belgium and Italy, Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper announced Wednesday. About 6,400 troops are set to return to the United States. The move is certain to rankle […]

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Iggy Azalea Puts Post-Baby Waist On Display In Crop Top Nearly 2 Mos. After Revealing She Gave Birth 

Iggy Azalea is more than bikini ready nearly 2 months after revealing she welcomed a baby boy! The rapper put her tiny waist on display in sheer crop top, as seen in a new video she shared to Instagram on July 28! Iggy Azalea is looking summertime fine! The “Savior” rapper, 30, showed off her post-baby […]

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M.L.B.’s Botched Return Could Be a Warning for the N.F.L.

N.F.L., you’re on the clock. Now that nearly every major North American sports league has resumed some form of play, it’s the N.F.L.’s turn to see if it can navigate the coronavirus pandemic as red flags arise at every turn. The loudest alarm went off Monday, when Major League Baseball, its new season less than […]

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Florida Man Took Coronavirus Aid and Bought a Lamborghini, Officials Say

A man in Florida who received nearly $4 million in federal loans intended to help struggling businesses — and spent the money on a new Lamborghini Huracán sports car and other fraudulent purchases — was arrested and charged with three felonies, officials said on Monday. David T. Hines, 29, of Miami, was charged with bank fraud, […]

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FY20 cargo volumes steady at Georgia ports despite virus

The volume of cargo moving through Georgia’s seaports held nearly steady in the 2020 fiscal year despite four months of trade slowed by the coronavirus pandemic By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press July 27, 2020, 9:59 PM 2 min read SAVANNAH, Ga. — The volume of cargo moving through Georgia’s seaports held almost steady in the […]

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Hernández: It’s clear Shohei Ohtani is facing the greatest challenge of his career

Before Shohei Ohtani pitched his first game in nearly two years, Angels manager Joe Maddon declared there were no limits to what the two-way marvel could do. Maddon was right. In the wake of a 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Ohtani has an earned-run average of infinity. Almost 22 months removed from […]

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Angels lineup: Shohei Ohtani returns to the mound in game No. 3 vs. Athletics

OAKLAND — On the day he returns to the mound for the first time in nearly two years, Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani will be supported Sunday by a lineup missing Anthony Rendon and Albert Pujols. Rendon is still dealing with a sore oblique muscle. Pujols, 40, simply received the day off after playing two games in 24 […]

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Khloe Kardashian’s Daughter True, 2, Picks Flowers In The Cutest Pink Dress — Watch

Khloe Kardashian’s baby girl True nearly broke the internet again in a set of new Instagram stories where she acted in the cutest of manners! Another day, another moment that has melted our hearts courtesy of the one and only True Thompson! The 2-year-old looked to be having a blissfully fun afternoon on Saturday, July […]

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Chilean man facing murder charges in death of student is extradited to France

A Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France nearly four years ago was extradited and landed in Paris on Friday morning. CALIFORNIA COUNTY’S OLDER JANE DOE COLD CASE MURDER SOLVED AFTER 52-YEAR MYSTERY Nicolas Zepeda, 29, was charged with premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend Narumi Kurosaki, 21 after prosecutors say he purchased matches, […]

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9-Day Waits for Test Results Threaten N.Y.C.’s Ability to Contain Virus

Nearly four months after the pandemic’s peak, New York City is facing such serious delays in returning coronavirus testing results that public health experts are warning that the problems could hinder efforts to reopen the local economy and schools. Despite repeated pledges from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio that testing would […]

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From the Administration that Brought You Kids-in-Cages, It’s Tear-Gassed-Moms

As nightly protests have dominated downtown Portland for nearly two months, both local officials and the Trump administration have attempted to cast the largely peaceful demonstrators as ruffians with suspect political values, hellbent on destruction. “It’s a very big difference between protests and the kind of mayhem that we’ve seen every night,” deputy chief of […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Pfizer Gets $1.95 Billion to Produce Vaccine by Year’s End

Here’s what you need to know: The U.S. announces a nearly $2 billion contract for 600 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine. For the first time, Trump urges Americans to wear masks. Republicans squabble over what to include in the next round of pandemic relief. United Airlines will require passengers to wear masks in its […]

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Pfizer Gets $1.95 Billion to Produce Coronavirus Vaccine by Year’s End

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday announced a nearly $2 billion contract with the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and a smaller German biotechnology company for up to 600 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine. If the vaccine proves to be safe and effective in clinical trials, the companies say they could manufacture the first 100 […]

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Natalie Maines Jokes That Donald Trump Makes Her Want To Make Out With George W. Bush

The Chicks’ music career was nearly derailed after lead singer Natalie Maines dissed then-President George W. Bush over the Iraq war. Now she says she’d kiss the former POTUS when comparing him to Donald Trump. One of the best things to ever happen to George W. Bush‘s presidential legacy is Donald Trump‘s current presidency. The […]

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Keyshia Cole & Niko Khale Fans Think They’ve Split After They Unfollow Each Other On Instagram

It appears that Keyshia Cole and Niko Khale may have broken up after nearly two years together. Fans began to take notice that the couple’s romance might be over when they stopped following each other on Instagram. Another celebrity couple might have just bit the dust. Keyshia Cole and Niko Khlae have apparently gone their separate ways after […]

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Who Is Behind Those N.B.A.‘Bubble Life’ Tweets?

For nearly two weeks, the Twitter accounts @NBABubbleLife and @WNBABubbleLife have anonymously chronicled the world’s best basketball players shotgunning beers, dancing with their teammates, failing at fishing and going about everyday activities, like getting haircuts and eating pancakes. The posts — a curated series of videos, photos and musings pulled from players’ social media accounts […]

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Owner of shuttered dairy sentenced to 10 years in $60M fraud

The owner of an award-winning organic dairy who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of nearly $60 million has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison By The Associated Press July 20, 2020, 8:58 PM 2 min read PHILADELPHIA — The owner of an award-winning organic dairy who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of nearly […]

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Global Warming Is Driving Polar Bears Toward Extinction, Researchers Say

Polar bears could become nearly extinct by the end of the century as a result of shrinking sea ice in the Arctic if global warming continues unabated, scientists said Monday. Nearly all of the 19 subpopulations of polar bears, from the Beaufort Sea off Alaska to the Siberian Arctic, would face being wiped out because […]

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A different kind of ballgame: MLB 2020 season preview

After a nearly four-month delay, baseball is back. The 60-game 2020 MLB season promises to be one of the most unusual in the sport’s storied history — empty ballparks, piped-in crowd noise and a slew of new rules and regulations designed to mitigate coronavirus infection among players, coaches and umpires. Amid this somewhat surreal backdrop […]

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