Bahrain to Execute 2 Shiite Protesters After Years of Desperate Appeals

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Two Bahraini men who say they were tortured into making false confessions were sentenced to death for the fifth time on Monday in what international rights groups called another stain on Bahrain’s record of imprisoning, torturing and executing government critics. The two men, both members of Bahrain’s Shiite majority, were first arrested […]

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YouTube Stars Joey Graceffa & Daniel Preda Break Up | E! News

The former couple reveal they have ended their 6-year relationship in an emotional video. Get the details. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1169876/youtube-stars-joey-graceffa-and-daniel-preda-break-up-after-6-years-together #JoeyGraceffa #ENews #CelebrityNews #DanielPreda 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, trend reports and more, the E! […]

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If You Weren’t Afraid to Send Your Kids Back to School, DeVos’ Disastrous Interview Might Change That

While the Trump administration continues its full-court press on schools to re-open, they sent out Betsy DeVos to defend an indefensible cause. Either that or the education secretary did not do her homework prior to her appearance on Sunday morning. CNN’s Dana Bash continuously pressed DeVos on basic questions about students, teachers and parents’ safety […]

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Germany sex workers demand return to work after coronavirus shutdown

The coronavirus idled sex workers in Hamburg’s red light district and now they are demanding to be allowed to work again. About 400 prostitutes held a protest Saturday evening calling on the government to reopen brothels, according to reports. Prostitution in brothels is legal in Germany. CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE The Association of […]

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California Parents Agree to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

A California couple have agreed to plead guilty to charges that they paid $250,000 to fraudulently gain their daughter’s admission to the University of Southern California as a volleyball recruit, prosecutors said. If the agreement is approved by a federal judge, the couple, Diane Blake, 55, and Todd Blake, 54, of Ross, Calif., will be […]

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N.H.L. Owners and Players Approve New C.B.A. and Return-to-Play Plan

The N.H.L.’s owners and players union announced on Friday that they had officially approved a new labor agreement that will last through 2026 and, more immediately, will allow them to proceed with plans to complete the 2019-20 season. The deal was formally approved after separate votes by the owners and the league’s players. The season […]

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WNBA training camp: Sky learning to adapt on fly

WNBA training camps opened Friday — almost three months after they originally were scheduled to do so — at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, and it’s unlike anything anyone has experienced. | AP Photos WNBA training camps opened Friday — almost three months after they originally were scheduled to do so — at IMG Academy in Bradenton, […]

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Army: Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier death

U.S. Army officials say they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls for a more thorough investigation into the killing of a soldier from the Texas base By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/ Associated Press July 10, 2020, 11:03 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail […]

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Hong Kong suspends plans for school reopening weeks after relaxing coronavirus lockdown restrictions

Hong Kong officials announced Friday that they are suspending classes in kindergarten, primary, and secondary schools after a recent spike in new coronavirus cases. The government said the semi-autonomous Chinese territory reported 42 new cases of the virus on Thursday, 34 of which were locally transmitted from elderly homes or restaurants where known positive cases of […]

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Meet the Heroes Fighting on the Front Lines Against Covid-19

The New York Times Presents: ‘They Get Brave’ Producers/Directors Samantha Stark, Alexandra Garcia, John Pappas, Lora Moftah Watch on Friday at 10 p.m. on FX and streaming on Hulu. As the first Covid-19 patients started showing up in New York City emergency rooms, the doctors and nurses on the front lines were resolute. After months […]

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Bolivia’s interim president, high-ranking Venezuelan leader test positive for coronavirus

Bolivia’s interim president and Venezuela’s No. 2 leader announced Thursday that they have been infected with the new coronavirus, just days after Brazil’s leader tested positive as the pandemic hits hard at some of Latin America’s political elite. Three Cabinet ministers in the administration of Bolivian leader Jeanine Anez have also tested positive for the […]

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Tennis Tours Hope to Salvage Their Seasons. It’s Not Getting Easier.

The path continues to get bumpier for the professional tennis tours as they attempt to salvage seasons disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. For now, both the ATP Tour and the WTA are set to resume play in August: the men in Washington, D.C.; the women in Palermo, Italy. But last week came news that, for […]

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50 Cent & Vivica A. Fox: Why His Boast About Dating ‘Exotic’ Women Hit A ‘Nerve’

17 years after they dated, 50 Cent and Vivica A. Fox got in a spat over his love of ‘exotic’ women. Despite their differences, she doesn’t want to feud with her ex. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson , 45, is the king of internet trolling, and he managed to get into it with his ex Vivica A. Fox, […]

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Choosing a franchise QB: Dak Prescott, Kyler Murray, Carson Wentz or Sam Darnold? | Get Up

The Get Up crew decides whether they would start an NFL franchise with Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz or New York Jets QB Sam Darnold. #GetUp #NFL ✔️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 […]

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Journalists sue Brazil’s Bolsonaro for putting them at risk following coronavirus diagnosis

A group representing Brazilian journalists say they are planning to file a lawsuit against President Jair Bolsonaro for endangering their health after he took off his mask to speak with reporters about his COVID-19 diagnosis. “Despite knowing he was infected with COVID-19, President Jair Bolsonaro continues to act in a criminal manner and endanger the lives of others,” […]

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Sheriff: ‘Glee’ actor Naya Rivera missing in California lake

A Southern California lake will be closed while they search its waters for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, authorities said Thursday. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department late Wednesday confirmed that Rivera, 33, is the person being searched for in the waters of Lake Piru, which is approximately 55 miles (90 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles. The […]

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Police Search for Seoul Mayor After His Daughter Reports Him Missing

SEOUL, South Korea — The police said on Thursday that they were searching for Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, after his daughter reported him missing. Mr. Park, 64, canceled his official schedule for Thursday and called in sick to City Hall. His daughter told the police that he had […]

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Furloughs at U.S. legacy airlines could help low-cost carriers like Southwest

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Members of a flight crew wear face masks as they arrive at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York 2/3 By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. legacy airlines with lackluster employee demand for early exit packages face large furloughs in the fall, signaling higher post-pandemic labor costs because […]

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China churches ordered to praise Xi Jinping’s handling of coronavirus before reopening, watchdog says

Under Chinese Communist Party (CCP) instruction, state-run churches in China say they were required to raise the national flag, sing the anthem, and praise Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in order to reopen, a watchdog reports. The Lishiting Catholic Church in the Shunhe district of Kaifeng reopened on June 14 with around 20 people as a priest […]

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Massive ‘ISIS drug bust’ in Italy connected to the Syrian regime, not the terrorist group, analysts argue

When Italian authorities announced last week that they had seized 15.4 tons of counterfeit Captagon produced by ISIS in Syria to fund terrorism, it was lauded as one of the largest drug busts in history. However, many are now questioning the narrative with claims that the drugs stemmed from the Syrian regime and its much more extensive network […]

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United sending layoff notices to nearly half of U.S. employees

By DAVID KOENIG United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees – nearly half its U.S. staff – they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is hurting the airline industry. The outlook for a recovery in air travel has dimmed in just the past two weeks, as infection […]

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Trump says ‘we are in a culture war,’ Republicans need to ‘toughen up’

President Trump warned his fellow Republicans to “toughen up” and stand firm against left-wing causes or they may find themselves on the losing end this November. In an interview with RealClear Politics published Wednesday, the president expounded upon some of the ideas he put forth in his polarizing Mount Rushmore speech on July 3. During that address, Trump rejected […]

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Legal and Environmental Setbacks Stymie Pipelines Nationwide

They are among the nation’s most significant infrastructure projects: More than 9,000 miles of oil and gas pipelines in the United States are currently being built or expanded, and another 12,500 miles have been approved or announced — together, almost enough to circle the Earth. Now, however, pipeline projects like these are being challenged as […]

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