LAFC and Galaxy will square off later this month when MLS season resumes

LAFC will rejoin the Major League Soccer regular season by hosting the Galaxy on Aug. 22. The neighbors, whose El Tráfico rivalry is the among the most intense in Southern California professional sports, will meet again at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson on Sept. 6. MLS is still finalizing its redrafted schedule but the […]

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Elle Fanning To Play Michelle Carter in New Hulu Series | E! News

The 22-year-old actress will portray Michelle Carter, who was convicted in the suicide of her boyfriend, in a new Hulu series about the infamous case. Get the details. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1177403/elle-fanning-to-play-michelle-carter-in-hulu-series-about-infamous-texting-suicide-case #ElleFanning #ENews #CelebrityNews #MichelleCarter Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. […]

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California college classes go online only in counties where coronavirus not under control

California’s colleges and universities will be required to start the new school year with distance learning, if the counties in which they’re located don’t have the coronavirus pandemic under control. And even campuses that do reopen will look very different, compared to this time last year. The California Health and Human Services Agency issued the […]

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Cubs’ series in St. Louis postponed after Cardinals player tests positive for COVID-19

Third base coach Will Venable and the rest of the Cubs are heading back to Chicago after the weekend series against the Cardinals was postponed. | Ed Zurga/Getty Images The Cubs returned home Friday. Their next scheduled game is Tuesday in Cleveland. What felt like an inevitable outcome for the Cubs earlier in the week […]

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Joe Biden, Democrats reveal details of DNC convention with nightly themes, speakers

Joe Biden will not attend the Democratic convention to accept the party’s nomination to be its presidential election candidate after the event was further scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials said August 5, 2020. | Getty Images Speakers expected to include both Clintons, Obamas, Sen. Bernie Sanders, GOP ex-Ohio Gov. John Kasich WASHINGTON […]

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Delta wants at least 3,000 flight attendants to take unpaid leave

Delta Air Lines will need at least 3,000 of its roughly 20,000 flight attendants to take unpaid leave of four to 12 months, or consider other options, to avoid involuntary furloughs, a person with knowledge of the matter said Friday. Airlines are suffering their worst crisis in history due to the coronavirus pandemic, which decimated […]

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Carrie Lam: Hong Kong to offer free, one-time coronavirus testing to all residents

Hong Kong will roll out a program to offer free, one-time coronavirus testing for all of its citizens as part of an aggressive push to contain the pandemic, sources report. A team of medical officials from mainland China will help to expand the testing capacity as the city moves to identify asymptomatic carriers of the […]

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Online teaching will be a family affair for Burrills

When the new school year begins Tuesday in the Santa Clarita Valley, classes will be taught online, but Brady and Jennifer Burrill will not be working from home. Burrill, who serves as an assistant baseball coach at Valencia West Ranch High, plans to teach Advanced Placement calculus from his classroom. His wife will teach Advanced […]

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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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In a Desperate Rant, Trump Nonsensically Says Biden Will ‘Hurt God, Hurt the Bible’

President Trump made absurd comments about how a potential president Joe Biden will disappear all religions in America because the presumptive Democratic nominee is “against God.” On Thursday in Ohio, Trump seemingly spewed whatever words entered his mind while attacking Biden on every conceivable topic. Before saying that Biden will “hurt the Bible” and “hurt […]

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Chicago Football Classic announces scholarship recipients

Two of the students who will receive scholarships and laptops from the Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund plan to attend Washington D.C.’s Howard University. | Getty Images The pandemic may have canceled the annual football game at Soldier Field, but through its “Winners Win” scholarship program, the Classic will still award scholarships and laptops to […]

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US pushes for UN Security Council vote to extend expiring Iran arms embargo

The Trump administration will seek a U.N. Security Council vote next week on a resolution to extend a 13-year-old arms embargo that expires in October — while warning that the U.S. will go ahead unilaterally if the resolution fails. “We have an objective to extend the arms embargo,” Brian Hook, special envoy for Iran, told reporters […]

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Angels lineup vs. Mariners: Shohei Ohtani will DH, Albert Pujols gets a day off

Shohei Ohtani will return to the Angels lineup as the designated hitter for Thursday’s series finale against the Seattle Mariners in T-Mobile Park. Ohtani, who will bat cleanup against Seattle right-hander Taijuan Walker, missed the first two games of the series because of discomfort in his sprained right elbow, an injury he sustained in Sunday’s […]

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Jim Nantz views PGA Championship as start of golf’s greatest run ever

Jim Nantz (right) will be rejoined in the 18th tower by analyst Nick Faldo, who worked the last eight CBS broadcasts from the Golf Channel studios in Orlando, Fla. | CBS Sports CBS Sports’ golf anchor is excited for an 11-month stretch with seven majors and the FedEx Cup playoffs, an unprecedented schedule created by […]

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At least 20 Senate Republicans won’t vote for coronavirus stimulus deal: congressman

Rep. Lance Gooden, R-Texas, said Wednesday that at least 20 Senate Republicans will not vote for a fresh coronavirus stimulus deal. Congress has stalled on a new deal to get money into the hands of Americans for weeks as states across the country continue to battle COVID-19 and severe unemployment; the Trump administration has said if […]

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‘Revenge Prank’ Preview: Vinny Freaks Out After A Mistake Threatens To Expose His Prank

Vinny Guadagnino fears his entire prank will be ruined due to a minor mistake in this EXCLUSIVE sneak peek at the Aug. 6 episode of ‘Revenge Prank.’ Vinny Guadagnino is hard at work helping a woman, Rita, get revenge on her mom, Camille, during the Aug. 6 episode of Revenge Prank With DJ Pauly D & Vinny […]

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‘High Fidelity’ canceled by Hulu after one rocking season

“High Fidelity,” starring and executive produced by Zoë Kravitz, will not be getting a second season on Hulu. I hear the cast and production team of the series, a reimagining of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and the 2000 John Cusack movie, were notified of the cancellation today. The decision was not easy and came after […]

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Sanders says he wants to tax billionaires’ ‘obscene’ wealth earned during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Bernie Sanders said he will introduce legislation that taxes the “obscene wealth gains” of billionaires during the coronavirus pandemic. Sanders, a self-avowed democratic socialist, wrote in a series of tweets on Wednesday evening that he planned to target the profits billionaires have made since the virus-induced crisis began in mid-March. The Vermont independent proposed imposing […]

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2020 Election Live Updates: Facebook and Twitter Send Trump a Warning

Here’s what you need to know: In Tennessee, voters will decide between two candidates trying to out-Trump each other. Social media companies fire more warning shots at the president. Pence calls John Roberts ‘a disappointment’ for siding with Supreme Court’s liberals. Snap, the company that owns Snapchat, will make a major effort to register first-time […]

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NY AG Letitia James to make ‘major national announcement’

New York Attorney General Letitia James said she will drop big news at an event Thursday morning. James, in an email that was shared online by a CBS reporter, said Wednesday night that she will “make a major national announcement” without going into further detail. It will be held at the New York attorney general’s office in Manhattan. The […]

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HHS Secretary Azar to become first US Cabinet member to visit Taiwan in 6 years

Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will lead a U.S. delegation to Taiwan in the coming days, becoming the first Cabinet member to visit in six years and the highest-level U.S. official to visit since 1979. The trip and a planned meeting with Taiwan’s president will likely create new friction between the U.S. and China, which claims […]

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Dwyane Wade set to host, executive produce new game show

Dwyane Wade will host and executive produce game show “The Cube.” | Annie Costabile/Sun-Times “The Cube,” based on a British show, will air next year. Chicago native and NBA champion Dwyane Wade will host and executive produce an American version of the British game show “The Cube.” “As a former athlete, I enjoy competition and […]

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With COVID-19 worsening, Biden scraps plan to accept Democratic convention nomination in Milwaukee

Former Vice President Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his Democratic nomination on Aug. 20 because the COVID-19 pandemic is worsening and instead will deliver his acceptance speech from his home state Delaware. | Mark Makela/Getty Images Joe Biden will deliver his acceptance speech from his home state, Delaware, while President Trump […]

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