Ohio Gov. DeWine tells ‘Your World’ positive coronavirus test ‘certainly scared me’

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s experience of testing positive for the coronavirus Thursday before testing negative in a follow-up test “certainly scared me,” the Republican told “Your World” Friday. “I went to Cleveland, drove to Cleveland to meet the president,” DeWine told host Neil Cavuto. “Then, of course, when you go meet the president, you get a test […]

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Trump’s Orders on WeChat and TikTok Are Uncertain. That May Be the Point.

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s sudden decision late Thursday to restrict two popular Chinese social media services from the United States has created confusion about how broad the bans on doing business with China could ultimately be. That confusion may be part of the point. Citing national security concerns, the Trump administration announced that it would […]

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ICE, DOJ announce indictments of poultry plant executives related to 2019 Mississippi immigration raid

Federal officials on Thursday announced the indictments of four poultry plant executives in Mississippi in relation to a major 2019 worksite enforcement raid that resulted in the detention of hundreds of illegal immigrants. The four managers, supervisors and human resource personnel face charges including harboring illegal aliens, assisting in representing false citizenship and obtaining false […]

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Federal judge dismisses House GOP lawsuit over proxy voting during coronavirus pandemic

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by House Republicans against the House Democratic majority that allows members to vote remotely by proxy during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the judge saying the suit is barred by the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause. The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives had passed a resolution […]

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How Accurate Are Virus Tests? Ohio Governor’s Results Show Positives and Negatives

Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio received a negative coronavirus test result on Thursday, hours after a positive test result had stopped him from meeting with President Trump in Cleveland. The contradictory results during a high-profile moment underscored the challenges of testing, an issue that has repeatedly stymied the virus response in the United States. “I’m […]

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Trump declares emergency for Connecticut, sends feds to aid in Tropical Storm Isaias response

President Trump on Thursday declared an emergency for Connecticut and ordered federal assistance to the state to aid in its response efforts to the damage resulting from Tropical Storm Isaias. On Wednesday, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont declared a state of emergency in the state in response to the widespread power outages caused by the impact of Isaias. […]

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Pope Francis names six women to Vatican council in historic shift

Pope Francis appointed six women to oversee the Vatican’s finances on Thursday, making them the most senior women ever to serve there. The new female members of the Vatican’s Council for the Economy — which seats 15 members who were previously all male — include Great Britain’s former Labour Party minister Ruth Kelly and Leslie Jane Ferrar, Germany’s Charlotte Kreuter-Kirchhof and Dr. […]

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Courtney Vandersloot scores 21, but Sky lose to Mercury

Brittney Griner scored 22 points against the Sky on Thursday. | twitter.com/phoenixmercury The Sky are now 4-2 in the WNBA bubble. BRADENTON, Fla. — Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner each scored 22 points, and the Mercury beat the Sky 96-86 on Thursday for their fourth consecutive victory. The Sky opened a 16-8 lead before the […]

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4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Puerto Rico

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook southern Puerto Rico late on Thursday, leaving aftershocks in a region that has been rattled by clusters of earthquakes and tremors since late last year. There were no immediate reports of casualties or widespread damage from the earthquake, which was seven miles deep, off the coast of Guayanilla, and just over […]

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Five takeaways from the Clippers’ victory over the Dallas Mavericks

With a 126-111 victory over Dallas on Thursday, the Clippers are now 3-0 in the season series against the Mavericks, with a strong likelihood the teams will meet in the first round of the postseason if Los Angeles can hold onto the Western Conference’s second seed. Still, such a record doesn’t mean they’re relishing a […]

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Mick Jagger and Paul Mescal reveal the Rolling Stones’ drunken ‘Scarlet’ video

The premiere of the Rolling Stones’ “Scarlet” video Thursday on YouTube was preceded by a chat between its sole star, Paul Mescal — currently an Emmy nominee for “Normal People” — and a jovial Mick Jagger, who appeared happy to have left the heavy lifting (or the spontaneous stunt work) to someone else. “You were […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Demoted After Questions Over Protest Response

Alfonso Morales, the police chief of Milwaukee, was demoted on Thursday after an oversight board questioned the police’s performance under his leadership, including the recent use of tear gas and pepper spray against protesters. The Fire and Police Commission, an independent oversight board, voted unanimously to return Mr. Morales to the rank of captain, which […]

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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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Vandersloot scores 21, but Sky fall to Mercury

Brittney Griner scored 22 points against the Sky on Thursday. | twitter.com/phoenixmercury Sky fall to 4-2 in WNBA bubble BRADENTON, Fla. — Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner each scored 22 points, and the Mercury beat the Sky 96-86 on Thursday for their fourth consecutive victory. The Sky opened a 16-8 lead before the Mercury went […]

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Ohio gov tests negative after positive result at Trump visit

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested negative for COVID-19 on Thursday after testing positive earlier in the day before he was to meet with President Donald Trump, according to a statement from his office. His wife, Fran DeWine, also tested negative, as did staff members. They underwent a different type of test in Columbus; one considered […]

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Biden walks back African American ‘diversity’ remarks, lauds community’s ‘diversity of thought’

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attempted late Thursday to walk back remarks he made favorably comparing the diversity of the Latino community to that of the Black community. “Earlier today, I made some comments about diversity in the African American and Latino communities that I want to clarify,” Biden wrote on Twitter. “In no way did I […]

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Judge Dismisses G.O.P. Suit to End Proxy Voting in House During Pandemic

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by congressional Republicans against Speaker Nancy Pelosi that sought to block the House of Representatives from using a proxy-voting system to allow for remote legislating during the coronavirus pandemic. Judge Rudolph Contreras, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, wrote in […]

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Milwaukee chief demoted over tear-gas use, other concerns

MADISON, Wis. — An oversight board demoted Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales on Thursday after questioning how he handled multiple incidents, including ordering officers to fire tear gas and pepper spray at protesters demonstrating over George Floyd’s death. The city’s Fire and Police Commission unanimously voted Thursday evening to demote Morales to captain after three-and-a-half […]

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Ivica Zubac is a can’t-miss kid in Clippers’ win over Dallas

Clippers center Ivica Zubac slipped toward the rim Thursday night and, catching a pass, dunked with both hands as a chorus of yells erupted from his team’s bench in the opposite corner inside HP Field House. Dallas immediately called a timeout, its deficit now eight points with four minutes to play in the third quarter. […]

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China confirms they will vote against extending Iran Nuclear arms embargo, effectively ending Pompeo’s efforts

China confirmed Thursday that they will shut down any proposal put forward by the United Nations Security Council that would extend the arms embargo on Iran. “We don’t agree with the U.S. in pushing for the extension of the arms embargo against Iran in the Security Council,” Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Webin said Thursday.  “All the […]

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Senegal president offers condolences to Denver fire victims

The president of Senegal offered his condolences on Thursday after five people who immigrated to Colorado from the West African country were killed in a suburban Denver house fire that authorities say they suspect was intentionally set. President Macky Sall tweeted in French that he was also monitoring the investigation closely, and he wished the […]

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Rep. Buck wants Twitter’s Jack Dorsey to testify about ‘censorship of conservatives’ and ‘cozy’ relationship with China

Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., on Thursday called for Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before Congress to address allegations of conservative content censorship and political bias. Fox News spoke with Buck and asked if there were any plans to subpoena Dorsey, based on the fact that he was not present during a House subcommittee hearing with America’s […]

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Homeland Security Chief Defends Deployments in Portland

WASHINGTON — Chad F. Wolf, the acting secretary of homeland security, on Thursday defended his deployment of tactical agents to face protesters in Portland, Ore., after the standoff prompted accusations that the operation had politicized his agency. Mr. Wolf told the Senate Homeland Security Committee that the local government in Portland had created a security […]

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Trump, Facing Headwinds in Ohio, Talks Up Economy in Campaign Swing

President Trump traveled Thursday to the crucial battleground of Ohio, hoping to highlight efforts the bolster the economy after the damage done by the spread of the coronavirus and to announce new executive orders to make drug prices more affordable. But he could not escape the reality of the landscape he is facing: Before Mr. […]

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The Latest U.S. Tool to Fight Election Meddling: Text Messages

WASHINGTON — The United States government on Thursday became, for a brief moment, one of the biggest and perhaps most annoying telemarketers in Russia. Seeking to publicize new rewards of up to $10 million for information about people trying to attack American voting systems, the State Department sent text messages to cellphones in Russia as […]

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