Mandy Moore Reacts to Ex-Hubby Ryan Adams’ Public Apology | E! News

The "This Is Us" star responds to her ex-husband’s recent apology for his alleged mistreatment of women in the past. Get the details. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1167965/mandy-moore-reacts-to-ex-husband-ryan-adams-public-apology #MandyMoore #ENews #CelebrityNews #RyanAdams Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, […]

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Chicago mayor blames city’s murder rate in part on coronavirus

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cited the coronavirus pandemic as a contributing factor to a recent spike in shootings in her city. When asked by CNN’s Omar Jimenez why shootings were up 40 percent over last year and homicides up more than 30 percent, Lighfoot said: “All of these forces are coming together at the same […]

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Trump tweets Bubba Wallace should apologize to NASCAR

President Donald Trump bemoaned NASCAR’s recent decision to ban the Confederate flag from all races and events. "Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that the whole thing was […]

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Stephen A. shares his thoughts on the social climate around sports | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on President Donald Trump’s recent tweet about NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace and discuss the current social climate currently surrounding sports. #FirstTake ✔️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 ✔️ […]

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Illinois seeking new poet laureate, state’s 1st since 2017

Bradley University professor Kevin Stein was the most recent Illinois poet laureate, serving from 2003 to 2017. | Sun-Times file photo Gov. J.B. Pritzker has launched a search committee to fill the post, which has been vacant since 2017. Illinois is looking for a new poet laureate. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has launched a search committee […]

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As U.S. Confronts Anti-Black Racism, Latinos Wonder Where They Fit In

PHOENIX — “Tu lucha es mi lucha,” several signs declared at a recent Black Lives Matter protest near the Arizona State Capitol. Your struggle is my struggle. The sea of faces included young Latinos who had marched before, during the immigrant rights movement in the state a decade ago, when Joe Arpaio championed draconian policies […]

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Lou Williams is expected to play when NBA restarts, Clippers coach Doc Rivers says

Unsure during recent weeks whether he would participate in the NBA’s season restart, Clippers guard Lou Williams is expected to play, coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday, when teams were required to turn in the names of their 35-person travel party to the NBA. “All indications is that yes, he is,” Rivers said during a video […]

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Virginia Dems draft proposal to downgrade assault on police to misdemeanor

Virginia Democrats are proposing a long list of criminal justice reforms in response to the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, but while some of them – such as banning chokeholds – are aimed at protecting citizens, at least one measure could reduce protection for officers. According to a document shared by multiple local […]

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Maxine Waters says police ‘tradition’ has to be ‘done away with,’ argues violence during protests was ‘minor’

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., said on Tuesday that the recent protests againt police brutality and racial injustice are about battling a “tradition” in law enforcement that has to be “done away with,” while also downplaying the violence and looting during some of the protests as “minor in relationship to the numbers who are on the […]

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Rebel Wilson Shows Off Her Weight Loss In Tight Black Leggings During Trip To The Zoo

Rebel Wilson got to be a part of ‘so much fun and cuteness’ during her recent trip to the Sydney Zoo with one of her friends! The actress showed off the results of her ongoing weight loss by wearing tight black leggings. See the pics! Rebel Wilson got in touch with her wild side during her […]

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Trump ridicules push to scrub Woodrow Wilson, John Wayne names from school, airport

President Trump on Monday mocked recent efforts to remove the names of John Wayne from a California airport and President Woodrow Wilson from a Princeton University school over concerns of racist sentiments. California Democrats in Orange County recently passed a resolution calling for Wayne’s name to be scrubbed from their local airport due to “racist and bigoted statements,” […]

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Former CDC director on coronavirus spikes: ‘The virus has the upper hand’

Former Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Frieden warned Sunday that recent spikes in coronavirus cases in several states are not merely a reflection of increased testing, but a real spread of the virus, and that Americans must remain vigilant in combating the pandemic. Thirteen states recently set record highs for seven-day averages in cases, […]

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Amid unrest, Black Lives Matter and other social justice groups see fundraising windfall

As protests over police brutality and racial injustice have escalated in recent weeks, the mounting pressure of public opinion has led both parties in Congress to draft their own reform bills, states and local governments to tear down statues perceived as racist, places like Washington, D.C. to fast-track police reform legislation and some officials to even consider dismantling […]

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Still Reeling From Oil Plunge, Texas Faces New Threat: Surge in Virus Cases

HOUSTON — Things were looking up for Texas in recent weeks. Oil prices had managed an impressive rebound, more than doubling to just above $40 a barrel. Restaurants and small businesses were opening up in Houston, Dallas and elsewhere. And tens of thousands of people were getting back to work. But a recent surge in […]

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Targeted sculptures linked to Wisconsin, Civil War history

Protesters have defaced and torn down statues of historic figures during recent demonstrations against racial injustice in cities across the nation. Most of those pieces have explicit ties to colonialism, slavery and the Confederacy, including imagery of Christopher Columbus and former U.S. presidents who owned slaves. In Madison, Wisconsin, protesters tore down two sculptures with […]

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With Tweets, Videos and Rhetoric, Trump Pushes Anew to Divide Americans by Race

President Trump has repeatedly pushed inflammatory language, material and policies in recent days that seek to divide Americans by race as he tries to appeal to his predominantly white base of voters four months before Election Day rather than try to broaden his support. Trailing in national polls and surveys of crucial battleground states, and […]

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Denise Richards Claps Back After Eileen Davidson Accuses Her Of Acting ‘Weird’ At Movie Premiere

Denise Richards has responded to Eileen Davidson’s recent claim that she acted ‘weird’ when the pair both attended the same movie premiere last September. Here’s what Denise had to say! Eileen Davidson has yet to make her highly anticipated cameo on Season 10 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and she’s already spicing things […]

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Biden campaign goes after Trump comments on Venezuela

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign sees political ammunition in President Trump’s recent comments that he might be willing to meet with Venezuelan strongman Nicholas Maduro and was having second thoughts on recognizing Juan Guaidó as the South American country’s legitimate leader. The former vice president’s campaign announced on Tuesday that it’s going to spotlight the president’s […]

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Texas’ Abbott calls state’s recent surge in COVID-19 cases ‘unacceptable’

Gov. Greg Abbot, the Texas Republican, said Monday that the state’s recent surge in coronavirus cases is “unacceptable” and called on residents in the state to wear masks and take appropriate precautions before going out into public. CLICK FOR THE LATEST ON THE CORONAVIRUS  “Closing down Texas again will be the last option,” he said, […]

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Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won’t enforce it

Local governments and police departments in California have said in recent days that they will not enforce a mandate from Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that people in the state wear face masks in most public places, including outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible — despite emphasis from the governor about the importance of following the order. […]

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White Americans Say They Are Waking Up to Racism. What Will It Add Up To?

One recent afternoon, while washing his car, Greg Reese, a white stay-at-home dad in Campton, Ky., peeled off the Confederate flag magnet he had placed on its trunk six years earlier. He did not put it back on. It was a small act for which he expected no accolades. It should not have taken the […]

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41 Cities, Many Sources: How False Antifa Rumors Spread Locally

In recent weeks, as demonstrations against racism spread across the country, residents in at least 41 U.S. cities and towns became alarmed by rumors that the loose collective of anti-fascist activists known as antifa was headed to their area, according to an analysis by The New York Times. In many cases, they contacted their local […]

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6 Books to Help You Grasp How We Got to This Moment

No book can provide a full understanding of the complex pain and enduring injustice that is the recent wave of countrywide protests. But books can provide context and texture, and memoirs and sociology texts by black writers have been flying off the shelves. So have history books. And history is important here: While the protests […]

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Wirecard, a Payments Firm, Is Rocked by a Report of a Missing $2 Billion

Wirecard, a Germany company that soared in value in recent years as it provided a widening array of payment services around the world, was suddenly collapsing on Friday amid questions surrounding missing cash balances amounting to 1.9 billion euros, about $2.1 billion. The scandal caused an 80 percent plunge in the company’s stock price over […]

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Decline in new US virus deaths may be temporary reprieve

The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. has fallen in recent weeks to the lowest level since late March, even as states increasingly reopen for business. But scientists are deeply afraid the trend may be about to reverse itself. “For now, it’s too soon to be reassured that deaths are […]

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Does Trump Want to Fight for a Second Term? His Self-Sabotage Worries Aides

In a recent meeting with his top political advisers, President Trump was impatient as they warned him that he was on a path to defeat in November if he continued his incendiary behavior in public and on Twitter. Days earlier, Mr. Trump had sparked alarm by responding to protests over police brutality with a threat […]

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