House Dems release Berman interview transcript, as GOP says Barr ‘acted appropriately’ in ousting prosecutor

The House Judiciary Committee released Monday the transcript of its interview last week with former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman in which he alleges that Attorney General Bill Barr tried to “entice” him to step down from his position. Berman, who during his time as the U.S. Attorney of […]

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Sparks to open 22-game season against the star-packed Phoenix Mercury on July 25

When the WNBA released the schedule for its pandemic-shortened season Monday, the list dutifully designated home teams for each matchup. But home may not mean much more than a jersey color this season because everyone is calling the WNBA bubble at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., home, where players “eat, breathe, sleep basketball,” Sparks guard […]

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Iran blames Ukrainian jetliner shootdown on miscommunication, misaligned missile battery  

A report released Saturday by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization blames the shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner on a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between troops and their commanders. The report comes months after the Jan. 8 crash near Tehran that killed all 176 people on board. Authorities had initially denied responsibility but changed course days later […]

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Jimmie Allen Pays Homage To His Late Father & Grandma With Album Of Star-Studded Collabs

Jimmie Allen released his highly-anticipated album of collabs today and with it, paid tribute to his late father and grandmother. Country artist Jimmie Allen took cross-country and cross-genre collaborations to a whole new level with the release of his latest album, Bettie James. Inspired by and named after his late father, James Allen, and grandmother, […]

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Men accused of helping plot Carlos Ghosn escape denied bail

US judge said on Friday two Massachusetts men pose too great of a risk of flight to be released on bail given “spectacular” allegations that they helped orchestrate former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell said US Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, had […]

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Naya Rivera & Son Josey, 4, Are Seen Walking To Lake Piru In Final Video Before She Went Missing — Watch

The last video showing Naya Rivera before she went missing has been released. It shows the ‘Glee’ star heading down the dock and off on her doomed boating trip, with son Josey walking beside her. This is just so heartbreaking. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department has released the final known video of actress Naya Rivera […]

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Where’s Trump’s Financial Disclosure? The White House Blames the Pandemic

President Trump’s annual financial disclosure report was due to be released more than a week ago. But the filing, the only official public document detailing his personal finances, was not published, and neither the White House nor federal ethics officials offered a public explanation. The White House addressed the issue on Wednesday night. An official […]

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Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

Intense wildfires in the Arctic have released more polluting gases into the Earth’s atmosphere in the last month than any other fires in 18 years of data collection, European scientists said in a report Tuesday. These fires offer a stark portrait of planetary warming trends. The Arctic is warming at least two and a half […]

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Lindsay Ell Reveals She Was Raped At Just 13 Years Old On Emotional New Song ‘Make You’ — Listen

In her brand new song, ‘Make You,’ released on July 7, Lindsay Ell made a heartbreaking confession about being raped when she was 13 — and the lyrics are absolutely gut-wrenching. With just weeks to go until the release of her new record, Heart Theory, Lindsay Ell, 31, dropped a new song from the album on July […]

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House Democrats include removal of Confederate statues in funding bill

Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee on Monday released a draft of a funding bill that includes a provision to remove statues and busts of those who served the Confederacy or have “unambiguous records of racial intolerance” from the U.S. Capitol, setting up a potential fight over the issue as President Trump emphasizes preserving such tributes […]

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Fish of the Week: Rare big walleye on southern Lake Michigan

Barry O’Flynn caught and released a big walleye on southern Lake Michigan. | Provided Barry O’Flynn caught and released a big walleye from the Indiana waters of Lake Michigan with Mike Thomas doing netting duties. A 31 1/4-inch walleye weighing 11.6 pounds is not expected when pitching a Ned Rig for smallmouth bass around a […]

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Spencer Cox Wins Utah’s G.O.P. Primary for Governor, Beating Jon Huntsman

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox of Utah won last week’s Republican primary for governor, according to results released on Monday. He defeated Jon Huntsman Jr., who served as governor from 2005 to 2009 before stepping down to become President Barack Obama’s ambassador to China. The Associated Press called the race on Monday evening, and Mr. Cox […]

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NY count: 6,300 virus patients were sent to nursing homes

New York hospitals released more than 6,300 recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes during the height of the pandemic under a controversial, now-scrapped policy, state officials said Monday, but they argued it was not to blame for one of the nation’s highest nursing home death tolls. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration, which has taken intense criticism […]

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Video: Florida police laugh about shooting rubber bullets

Newly released body camera footage shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest against police brutality By The Associated Press July 2, 2020, 4:52 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida police officers can […]

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House Dems turn to ‘environmental justice’ with massive climate change blueprint

House Democrats on Tuesday released a 547-page blueprint on how to combat climate change, in which they called for “environmental justice” to be put at the heart of environmental and climate change policy in the coming years. “Environmental justice must be at the center of federal climate and environmental policy,” the massive outline, presented by […]

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FedEx pilot detained in China released, reunited with family: report

The Chinese Communist Party released a FedEx pilot who had been held for nine months on charges that he was smuggling ammunition, according to a report. Todd Hohn, a retired US Air Force colonel, was detained on Sept. 12 by Communist Chinese officials while waiting for a commercial flight in Guangzhou after flying deliveries for […]

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Biden Campaign Says Just Over a Third of 2020 Staff Members Are People of Color

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. released statistics on the diversity of his presidential campaign staff on Saturday evening, announcing that 35 percent of his full-time staff members and 36 percent of his full-time senior staff members are people of color. A majority of Mr. Biden’s staff members and senior staff members are women […]

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‘The Simpsons’ will no longer have white actors voice non-white characters

Fox has released a statement on casting for non-white characters on “The Simpsons.” “Moving forward, ‘The Simpsons’ will no longer have white actors voice non-white characters,” the network said Friday. The move comes as several television shows have pulled episodes featuring blackface from their streaming platforms, and amid a nation dealing with controversial depictions of […]

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Enes Kanter on his father being released from prison in Turkey and marching for justice | The Jump

Enes Kanter joins Rachel Nichols on The Jump to discuss his father being released from prison in Turkey after seven years, marching for social justice while wearing his Boston Celtics jersey, what it’s like getting ready for the NBA’s return amid the coronavirus pandemic, and any concerns he might have about the restart. #TheJump #NBA […]

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First Take discusses NASCAR releasing an image of the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss how the image released by NASCAR of the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Superspeedway impact the situation. #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 ✔️ Watch […]

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NASCAR Releases Image of Noose Found in Bubba Wallace’s Garage

NASCAR on Thursday released a photo of the noose that was found last weekend in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall assigned to Darrell Wallace Jr., the lone black driver in NASCAR’s premier series, following criticism that racing officials had overreacted. “As you can see from the photo, the noose was real, as was our concern […]

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Polls show Trump facing prospect of landslide loss

A half dozen new swing-state polls released Thursday morning suggest that not only would President Donald Trump lose if the election were held today, he would lose in a landslide. The surveys, conducted by The New York Times and Siena College, show Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden by double digits in Michigan (Biden […]

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NASCAR photo confirms what Bubba Wallace has been saying: ‘It’s a straight-up noose’

NASCAR has released a photo of the rope tied like a noose that was found hanging in the Talladega garage stall used last weekend by Bubba Wallace, the Cup Series’ only Black full-time driver. The FBI investigated the incident and determined that a hate crime had not been committed against Wallace, since the rope had […]

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Trump trailing Biden in 6 key battleground states: polls

New polls released Thursday in six crucial general election battleground states that will help decide the winner of the presidential election indicate that as of right now, Democratic challenger Joe Biden is topping President Trump in each of them. The surveys – conducted by Siena College for the New York Times – show the former […]

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