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[l] at 7/2/20 5:09am
Public health experts are slamming a Dallas megachurch that hosted Vice President Mike Pence over the weekend after several of its choir members tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the month. BuzzFeed News reports that “at least five members of the choir and orchestra” at the First...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:43am
President Donald Trump’s supporters are eager to gather in Florida — one of the nation’s coronavirus hot spots — for this summer’s Republican National Convention. GOP delegates from Pennsylvania say they’re motivated to pack into the 15,000-seat VyStar Veterans...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:39am
The night after news broke that Fox News personality Tucker McNear Swanson Carlson broke colleague Sean Hannity’s record for the highest-rated quarter of any cable news program in history, Carlson used his platform to say that most elected Republicans are “empty, sad people”...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:30am
A man from St. Peters, Missouri was arrested this week after police say he created a cache of homemade explosives that he planned to use in a “war” against Black Lives Matter protesters. Local news station Fox 2 Now reports that friends of 25-year-old Cameron Swoboda contacted law...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:27am
Hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana’s famed Okavango Delta, the head of the wildlife department said Thursday, ruling out poaching as the tusks were found intact. The landlocked southern African country has the world’s largest elephant population, estimated to be...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:23am
New Zealand froze payments to America’s Cup organizers Thursday as officials investigate fraud claims in the lead-up to next year’s prestigious yachting regatta in Auckland. Government officials said they had suspended payments to America’s Cup Events Limited, the private company...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:20am
Tommy Fisher billed his new privately funded border wall as the future of deterrence, a quick-to-build steel fortress that spans 3 miles in one of the busiest Border Patrol sectors. Unlike a generation of wall builders before him, he said he figured out how to build a structure directly on the...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:14am
A study conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University has found that the best type of non-medical face mask to protect against coronavirus is a stitched mask made from two layers of quilting fabric.With mask-wearing mandatory or at least encouraged in many areas to slow the spread of the...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:13am
On a bitter cold spring night 14 months ago, back in a more magical time when all things seemed possible in the 2020 president race, I stood on the steps leading down to Washington’s great Reflecting Pool waiting to hear from the most unlikely and arguably intriguing Democrat of all, the...

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[l] at 7/2/20 4:12am
It began two weeks ago, my foray into the abnormal new normal of a region reopening from pandemic lockdown.The kid’s dentist was back in business. My boy, too, had been yanked from kindergarten, cut off from classes, friends, and even trips to the supermarket. So, when the dental office opened back...

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[l] at 7/2/20 3:29am
As the coronavirus pandemic spread and death tolls increased across the United States over the last three months, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., repeatedly raised the number of deaths he would find acceptable in defense of President Donald Trump’s botched response. The longtime senator, who now...

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[l] at 7/2/20 3:11am
On Wednesday, a viral video showed a white woman in Auburn Hills, Michigan, pulling a handgun on a Black woman in an altercation in a parking lot. According to the woman taking the video, the white woman nearly hit the Black woman while backing up her van, and the argument escalated quickly....

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[l] at 7/2/20 3:10am
After at least three complaints alleging lax reopening practices at West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s luxury resort hotel, a kitchen employee has tested positive for the coronavirus at a residential and sports club affiliated with The Greenbrier. Local Health Department officials directed a 14-day...

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[l] at 7/2/20 3:01am
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two cases regarding access to President Donald Trump’s tax filings soon. At the heart of the cases: Can House committees and a New York grand jury subpoena financial institutions for Trump’s personal and business tax filings? If the Supreme Court rules...

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[l] at 7/2/20 2:56am
Describing the iconic South Dakota mountain carving that depicts the heads of famous U.S presidents as nothing but a monument to “our molesters,” the chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation Harold Frazier this week said he would willingly tear down Mount Rushmore if given the...

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[l] at 7/2/20 2:49am
Seoul (AFP) – The ex-boyfriend of late K-pop star Goo Hara was jailed by an appeal court Thursday for blackmailing her over sex videos that played a part in her apparent suicide.In 2018, Goo — a member of former girl group Kara — told local media that her ex had threatened...

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[l] at 7/2/20 2:44am
New Delhi (AFP) – Millions of Indians have joined homegrown social media platforms since New Delhi banned a slew of Chinese apps, including TikTok, amid growing tensions between the giant neighbours, industry officials said Thursday.The ban comes as India steps up economic pressure on China...

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[l] at 7/2/20 2:43am
Hong Kong (AFP) – Equities rose Thursday following a record lead from Wall Street, with investors cheered by hopes for a vaccine, more positive economic data and further lockdown easing in Europe.The developments helped offset a worrying spike in infections in the United States, which has led...

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[l] at 7/2/20 2:42am
Hong Kong (AFP) – China promised Thursday to take countermeasures against Britain if it presses ahead with plans to extend citizenship rights to Hong Kongers after Beijing imposed a sweeping security law on the restless financial hub.Beijing has faced a groundswell of criticism from primarily...

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[l] at 7/2/20 2:42am
Yangon (AFP) – The bodies of at least 100 jade miners were pulled from the mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, in one of the worst ever accidents to hit the perilous industry.Scores die each year while working in the country’s lucrative but poorly regulated jade...

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[l] at 7/2/20 1:37am
ATLANTA — A former Troup County commissioner once called a prolific collector of child porn will have a chance to spend the rest of his 1,000-year prison sentence on parole.The State Board of Pardons and Paroles released Peter Mallory on parole May 27, three weeks after an appeals court found the...

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