Average US gas price up 2 cents over 2 weeks to $2.24/gallon

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline increased by 2 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.24 per gallon By The Associated Press July 12, 2020, 5:11 PM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline increased by 2 cents over the […]

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Useful Idiots: True Anon’s Liz and Brace on Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein

In this week’s quarantine episode of our Useful Idiots podcast, hosts Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper are joined by Liz Franczak and Brace Belden, co-hosts of the podcast True Anon. For the “Democrats Suck” segment, Matt submits a recent action supported by many Dems to restrict the removal of American troops from Afghanistan, a move that was supported […]

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Kailyn Lowry Reveals Her 4th Pregnancy Is ‘High Risk’ As She Reaches Her ‘Heaviest Weight’ Ever

Kailyn Lowry is three weeks away from giving birth to her fourth son, and is the heaviest she’s been during any pregnancy. It might force her to give up plans for a home delivery. Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry is in the final month of her fourth pregnancy, and despite having no serious complications, she […]

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Dodgers unveil their schedule for the 2021 regular season

Though two weeks remain before MLB’s delayed start to the 2020 season, the league on Thursday released its schedule for a 2021 campaign it hopes will begin on time. The preliminary slate is supposed to start April 1, 2021, with the Dodgers traveling to Denver to face the Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers’ home opener will […]

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How Zendaya & John David Washington Filmed Amid the Pandemic | E! News

The actors secretly shot an entire movie called "Malcolm & Marie" over a few weeks, with numerous safety precautions to prevent coronavirus. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1168963/how-zendaya-and-john-david-washington-pulled-off-filming-an-entire-movie-amid-the-pandemic #Zendaya #ENews #CelebrityNews #JohnDavidWashington 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 […]

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College football parents take note of Ivy League suspending fall sports amid pandemic

It’s been almost six weeks since Chris and Mya Hinton waded into the growing pool of advocates for college football players. Driven to action by schools deciding to bring athletes back to campuses during the pandemic, the Hintons, who have sons currently playing at Michigan and Stanford, started College Football Parents 247. The group now […]

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Houston Mayor Cancels Texas G.O.P. Convention, Calling It a ‘Public Health Risk’

HOUSTON — Local outcry had grown for weeks over plans by the Texas Republican Party to hold its convention in Houston in the middle of one of the nation’s worst coronavirus outbreaks. Sponsors, including the Texas Medical Association, dropped out. Gov. Greg Abbott said he would appear only by video. The city’s top public health […]

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`A hot mess’: Americans face testing delays as virus surges

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and SOPHIA TULP LOS ANGELES — For two weeks, Rachael Jones has stayed home, going without a paycheck while waiting and waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test from a pharmacy near Philadelphia. “I’m just so disappointed. I just don’t know how — with the resources and the people we have […]

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Window into virus surge: Death, recovery at Houston hospital

A few weeks after more than 100 people attended her husband’s funeral, the widow herself was on the brink of death. Her oxygen levels had fallen deadly low due to complications from COVID-19, and her heart stopped. Ten people, each in two layers of protective equipment, surrounded her hospital bed. Two climbed on opposite sides […]

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Joel Embiid is skeptical about the NBA’s bubble in Orlando | NBA on ESPN

Just weeks before the NBA is scheduled to restart the season at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World, Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid explains why he’s skeptical of the "bubble" the league has formed around its players and staff. Embiid says he doesn’t trust that the bubble will work, but has […]

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8 Mississippi lawmakers test positive for coronavirus, report says

At least eight Mississippi lawmakers have tested positive for the coronavirus after weeks of working in close proximity together in the state Capitol where many did not wear masks. Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, who presides over the 52-member Senate, and House Speaker Philip Gunn, who presides over that 122-member chamber, are among those who have […]

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Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns […]

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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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Trump calls for NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace to apologize for noose ‘hoax’

More than two weeks after a noose was found hanging in a garage stall used by Bubba Wallace, President Trump referred to the incident as a “HOAX” and called for NASCAR’s only full-time Black driver to apologize to the rest of the organization. Last month, Wallace successfully pushed for NASCAR to ban Confederate flags at […]

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Anti-police demonstrations may have sparked new coronavirus cases, some cities now acknowledge

Several big-city mayors and top officials are acknowledging that weeks of anti-police protests and riots may have contributed to surging coronavirus rates, weeks after Democrats and even some epidemiologists openly encouraged Black Lives Matter allies to demonstrate in the streets. In public statements and interviews with Fox News this weekend, officials in Los Angeles, Seattle and Miami-Dade County, Fla., have indicated that […]

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Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college

The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring — a time when students were cut off from school counselors, and families hit with financial setbacks were reconsidering plans for higher education. In the first weeks of the pandemic, […]

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Useful Idiots: Professor Adolph Reed on Identity Politics

In this week’s quarantine episode of our Useful Idiots podcast, hosts Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper are joined by Adolph Reed, political science professor from the University of Pennsylvania. Before getting into the details later, at the top of the show our hosts allude to Matt’s recent Substack piece. “I sort of got canceled again a little bit,” […]

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Severe Floods in China Leave Over 106 Dead or Missing

Weeks of abnormally intense rains have swept away buildings and ruined homes across southern China, leaving at least 106 people dead or missing and affecting 15 million residents in the worst flooding that parts of the region have seen in decades. Heavy rains this time of year often swell China’s rivers and cause its reservoirs […]

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Baseball on July 4? How this Dodgers alum got his league to play

For the Dodgers, training camp starts Friday, with the season three weeks away. For a prospect the Dodgers once hoped could anchor their starting rotation, the season itself starts Friday. “Play ball!” will be heard. Professional baseball will be played. The crowds might come later this summer. But for Justin Orenduff, the mission has not […]

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LeBron James Trains Shirtless With The Lakers To Prep For Return Of The NBA: ‘We Back’

With the re-start of the NBA season just a few weeks away, the LA Lakers got back to work in the gym — and LeBron James unsurprisingly the highlight of their new training video. LeBron James is putting in the WORK as the NBA plans for its return. On July 1, the Los Angeles Lakers […]

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Congress Extends Small Business Loan Program for 5 Weeks

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday agreed to extend for five weeks a popular pandemic relief loan program for small businesses, sending President Trump legislation to give companies more time to apply for federal help under an initiative created by the stimulus law. The move to extend the Paycheck Protection Program through Aug. 8, which […]

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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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Coronavirus death toll in California jumps, exceeds 100 for first time since early June

After weeks of declining mortality, the daily death toll from COVID-19 in California exceeded 100 on Tuesday for the sixth time of the pandemic, while new cases continued to rise at a pace not seen before this week. There were 107 fatalities from the virus reported around the state Tuesday, according to data compiled by […]

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