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5 Monday Must-Reads

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

President Trump and race. The man who would have been the first black astronaut. A Dutch summer rite: abandoning kids in the woods at night. And more.
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Brooklyn, Queens Power Outage Latest: Thousands of Con Edison Customers Affected by Blackout Caused by Extreme Heat Wave

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Con Ed said it was reducing voltage and asked customers to turn off "non-essential" appliances to conserve power.
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Buffalo Bills training camp primer

6 hours ago   |   National Post

New faces: C Mitch Morse, DT Ed Oliver, WR John Brown, WR Cole Beasley, OL Cody Ford, OG Spencer Long, OG Quinton Spain, OT Ty Nsekhe, OT LaAdrian Waddle, TE Tyler Kroft, TE...
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Businesses should decide wages for employees

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Democrats in Congress have again brought the minimum wage to the national political stage. Legislation moving forward in the House, H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, would...
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American companies should put U.S. first

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Within hours of Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt began summoning the heads of American industry to Washington. Roosevelt knew the country would need an unprecedented...
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Cuomo rips Con Ed over power outages, calls in state police for backup

Cuomo rips Con Ed over power outages, calls in state police for backup

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

"We've been through this situation w ConEd time & again & they should have been better prepared-period," Cuomo tweeted.
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Power outages sparked by blistering heat wave; Brooklyn takes worst hit

10 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Extreme heat strained the city's power grid Sunday evening, leaving more than 44,000 Con Ed customers without power, mostly in Brooklyn, the utility reported at 8:40 p.m...
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The Almost Moon Man

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

Ed Dwight trained to be the first black astronaut, but it never happened. Here's the story of a historic step that NASA didn't take.
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The winner of the Liberal Democrat leadership contest could decide the future of Britain's Brexit crisis

The winner of the Liberal Democrat leadership contest could decide the future of Britain's Brexit crisis

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The Liberal Democrats will reveal their new leader on Monday. Jo Swinson is expected to defeat Ed Davey but the contest is unpredictable. The winner will take over a resurgent...
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Manny Pacquiao defies Father Time with another signature victory

1 day ago   |   Review Journal   |   5 articles

The 40-year-old was as relentless and quick as a decade ago, handing Keith Thurman his first professional loss in split-decision fashion Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden.
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Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for...

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for resignation

The announcement comes as hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans swarmed outside La Fortaleza in Old San Juan last week, demanding the governor resign. Read more ...

Administration pauses enforcement of abortion restriction, still frustrating...

Administration pauses enforcement of abortion restriction, still frustrating clinics

Clinics expressed concerns regarding the move, which slows a new rule against abortions Read more ...

Yukiya Amano, The Head Of U.N. Nuclear Watchdog, Dies At 72

Yukiya Amano, The Head Of U.N. Nuclear Watchdog, Dies At 72

Amano, who was director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, was instrumental in negotiations leading to the 2015 deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program. Read more ...

China just launched its own Nasdaq for local tech IPOs and one stock soared...

China just launched its own Nasdaq for local tech IPOs and one stock soared more than 500%

China launched its answer to the Nasdaq and some shares surged. More than 24 stocks IPO'd. The Star Market was announced by President Xi last year, in the hope it will... Read more ...

Iran busted 17 spies linked to CIA, some received death sentence - media

Iran busted 17 spies linked to CIA, some received death sentence - media

Iranian secret services uncovered a 17-member spy ring working against the country, according to state-affiliated media. Some of the agents have been given capital punishment. Read more ...

Will Robert Mueller's Testimony Shift The Prevailing Winds In Washington?

Will Robert Mueller's Testimony Shift The Prevailing Winds In Washington?

All eyes in the capital - and many more in the nation - will be on the former special counsel this week in Congress. Whatever takes place, the political stakes are high. (Image... Read more ...

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight and...

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight and escaped, officials say

The inmates then fought off staff in a control room and pushed a button to release the front door, a post on the sheriff's office Facebook page says. Read more ...

Arnie's Place in Concord celebrates National Ice Cream Day

Arnie's Place in Concord celebrates National Ice Cream Day

Ice cream shops around the country celebrated National Ice Cream Day on Sunday. Read more ...

Ricardo Rosselló Won't Seek Reelection As Puerto Rico Governor Amid...

Ricardo Rosselló Won't Seek Reelection As Puerto Rico Governor Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

Leaked online chats between Rosselló and other officials sparked outrage across the U.S. island territory. Read more ...

Atlanta United strikes late in 2-0 victory over DC United

Atlanta United strikes late in 2-0 victory over DC United

ATLANTA - Gonzalo Martínez had a goal and an assist in the closing minutes to help Atlanta United beat D.C. United 2-0 on Sunday. Read more ...