China vows retaliation if US continues ‘hostile actions’ against journalists

China promised Tuesday that they would take necessary actions against American journalists in Hong Kong, if the U.S. did not stop all “bullying” and grant visa extensions to U.S.–based Chinese journalists. The State Department designated nine Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions” and a number of individuals have been deemed “foreign agents,” alleging that journalists for the […]

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More U.S. Troops Will Leave Afghanistan Before the Election, Trump Says

President Trump said that there would be fewer than 5,000 American troops in Afghanistan by Election Day in November, signaling that the United States would continue to withdraw troops from the country despite limited progress toward the start of peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. “We’re going down to 4,000, we’re negotiating […]

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Would Antonio Brown perform better with the Seahawks or Ravens? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jeff Saturday debate whether Antonio Brown would be a better fit with the Seattle Seahawks or Baltimore Ravens. #FirstTake #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 to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on […]

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Atlanta Public Schools postpone first day of school, mandate coronavirus masks for students

Atlanta Public Schools announced it would postpone the first day of school to Aug. 24, two weeks later than scheduled, and would require students to wear face masks when they are in school buildings amid the coronavirus pandemic. Public schools in Atlanta were initially expected to begin in early August, but the school board this week voted […]

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Winfrey picks Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste’ for her book club

If not for the coronavirus, Oprah Winfrey says, she would be out in the streets and marching with the Black Lives Matter protesters. She has instead found other ways to add her voice. She is working with Lionsgate on a multimedia adaptation of The New York Times’ “1619 Project” on the legacy of slavery. She […]

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Massachusetts Court Won’t Use Term ‘Grandfathering,’ Citing Its Racist Origins

A wine organization announced in June that it would no longer use the term “master” to refer to its high-ranking experts. This month, lawmakers in New Jersey said county elected officials should be called “commissioners” instead of “freeholders,” a word that dates to a time when only white males could own land. And on Monday, […]

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Crazy train of thought: How about Crosstown Classic in Fall Classic?

The idea of a ‘‘Crosstown World Series’’ is no crazier than the likelihood nobody would be in the stands for the epic event were it to happen. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images In a season with shifting schedules, seven-inning games and who knows what else, a Cubs-White Sox World Series isn’t so crazy. Crazy times call […]

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New Jersey Gov. Murphy requires face coverings for students ‘at all times’ inside school buildings

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday said face coverings would be required for students “at all times” while inside a school building, regardless of social distancing, as the state begins rolling out plans for the 2020 school year amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Face coverings will be required for all students at all times while […]

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White House mandates randomized coronavirus testing for staff

The White House on Monday said randomized COVID-19 testing, which was once voluntary, would be mandatory for staff to “protect the health and safety” of all officials, Fox News has learned. “As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of the entire White House Complex, randomized testing of Executive Office of the President staff, […]

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Watch Now: Here’s What’s Moving Markets – August 3 (Video)

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Angels closer Hansel Robles is alarmingly ineffective, and Joe Maddon is concerned

Angels manager Joe Maddon said closer Hansel Robles would not be available Sunday after pitching in two of the previous three games, including Saturday night’s blown save when he allowed a solo homer to Josh Reddick and a two-run shot to George Springer in the ninth inning of a 5-4, 10-inning Angels win over the […]

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Susan Rice’s ‘Benghazi baggage,’ F-bombs would make her ‘lightning rod’ as Biden VP pick, writer claims

Former national security adviser Susan Rice would be a “human lightning rod” if selected to be Democrat Joe Biden’s running mate, a Washington Post columnist wrote Friday. Rice, who is reported to be among shrinking list of Biden vice presidential contenders, has the advantage of a longstanding close relationship with Biden, unlike any of the other names on […]

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Body Bags and Enemy Lists: How Far-Right Police Officers and Ex-Soldiers Planned for ‘Day X’

GÜSTROW, Germany — The plan sounded frighteningly concrete. The group would round up political enemies and those defending migrants and refugees, put them on trucks and drive them to a secret location. Then they would kill them. One member had already bought 30 body bags. More body bags were on an order list, investigators say, […]

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Inside the Go-Go’s vicious, drug-fueled ride to fame

The Spice Girls and the Pussycat Dolls would be nothing without the Go-Go’s. Formed in Los Angeles in 1978, they were an all-women band that, over just seven years, wrote and performed some of the best remembered songs of the 1980s: “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “Vacation.” All unforgettable. No all-girl […]

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Appeals Court Erases Order to End Michael Flynn Case, Sets New Arguments

WASHINGTON — The entire Federal Appeals Court in Washington said on Thursday that it would take up a case involving Attorney General William P. Barr’s decision to drop the prosecution of President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, erasing a split decision by a three-judge panel in June ordering an immediate end to […]

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Full Appeals Court Agrees to Hear Request to End Michael Flynn Case

WASHINGTON — The entire Federal Appeals Court in Washington said on Thursday that it would take up a case involving Attorney General William P. Barr’s decision to drop the prosecution of President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, erasing a split decision by a three-judge panel in June ordering an immediate end to […]

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International Day Of Friendship: Selena & Taylor, Kendall & Gigi & More Celeb BFFs

The United Nations proclaimed that the International Day of Friendship would be celebrated every year on July 30 – aka today! We’re commemorating the occasion by taking a look at some of the cutest celeb besties. Happy International Day of Friendship! The ceremonious day takes place today, July 30, so we thought we would celebrate […]

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Tracy Morgan & Megan Wollover Divorce After Nearly 5 Years | E! News

The "SNL" alum confirms the split to "E! News" just days ahead of what would have been the couple’s 5-year wedding anniversary. Details here. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1174750/tracy-morgan-and-megan-wollover-divorcing-after-nearly-5-years-of-marriage #TracyMorgan #ENews #CelebrityNews #MeganWollover 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 […]

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Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston: Relive Photos Of Their Romance On 20th Anniversary Of Their Wedding Date

In honor of what would have been Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s 20th wedding anniversary, we’re looking back at some of the cutest moments from their past romance! It’s been 15 years since Brad Pitt, 56, and Jennifer Aniston, 51, split, but that hasn’t stopped them from maintaining a congenial relationship in the public eye! The two superstars […]

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Dems say Bloomberg not helping 2020 campaign as much as promised: report

After months of promises by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that he would put his vast fortune to work to help unseat President Trump and elect Democrats in November, some in the party are wondering where all that money is, according to a recent report. Bloomberg made a late entry into the Democratic presidential primary and […]

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Turkey Passes Law Extending Sweeping Powers Over Social Media

Turkish lawmakers on Wednesday morning passed legislation that would give the government sweeping new powers to regulate content on social media, raising concerns that one of the few remaining spaces for free public debate in the country could fall under greater government control. The measure orders social media platforms with over one million users per […]

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California considers its own $600 weekly benefit if Congress fails to act: report

LOS ANGELES– Democrat lawmakers in California are reportedly gaining support for an initative that would provide state residents with $600 extra per week in unemployment benefits in the event that Congress does not renew the benefit. The Los Angeles Times reported that the state’s assembly—led by Assemblyman Phil Ting, a Democrat and head of the […]

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Taliban Announce Brief Cease-Fire, as Afghan Peace Talks Appear Imminent

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban said on Tuesday that they would observe a three-day cease-fire this week during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, as Afghanistan’s president suggested the long-delayed talks between his government and the insurgents over ending the war could start in a week. The developments promise to inject new optimism into a […]

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South Korea Says It Will Launch Spy Satellites as Missile Deal Is Revised

SEOUL, South Korea — The South Korean government said on Tuesday that it would begin work on launching its own military surveillance satellites to monitor North Korea, after negotiating a loosening in an agreement with the United States that limits the kind of rockets it is permitted to develop. South Korea and the United States […]

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Sports can’t run perfectly amid pandemic, but soccer is doing a good job

The MLS Is Back tournament wasn’t a day old when it appeared as if the league would have to make a quick U-turn and leave Orlando, Fla. Two teams had been withdrawn from the tournament because 20 players tested positive for COVID-19 and several others had initial unconfirmed positive tests. The league’s elaborate quarantine bubble […]

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