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High school sports update: JSerra coach Pat Harlow recovers from COVID-19

13 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Monday was supposed to be the first day of football practice but coaches are putting together a new schedule.
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Russia says suspected mercenaries detained by Belarus were going to Latin America

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - A Russian diplomat said on Monday a group of more than 30 suspected Russian mercenaries detained in Belarus last week were only passing through Minsk and were on their...
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Trump wants to see immediate action on unemployment and eviction aid, says Navarro

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump favors immediate action on higher unemployment benefits and eviction aid while policymakers debate a broader coronavirus aid bill, White...
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Jacobs Engineering: Gains after raising FY profit forecast; tops Q3 est

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

** Shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc rise 1% to $86.53 in early trade
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Political and General News Events from Aug. 3

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

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EU eyes softening key state aid demand in Brexit talks - sources

15 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BRUSSELS - The European Union is willing to compromise to rescue troubled Brexit talks by softening its demand that Britain heed EU rules on state aid in the future, diplomatic...
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Patriots' Devin McCourty says it's 'an absolute joke' that NFL is moving opt-out deadline

Patriots' Devin McCourty says it's 'an absolute joke' that NFL is moving opt-out deadline

23 minutes ago   |   Sporting News

The NFL wants to shorten the deadline for its opt-out policy because of concerns over players taking advantage of the situation, reports Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
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Anxious WHO implores world to ‘do it all' in long war on COVID-19

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - The World Health Organization warned on Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine and that the road to normality...
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Greece makes masks compulsory on ferry decks after rise in COVID-19 cases

45 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ATHENS - Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands, extending the requirement beyond indoor public spaces, after a sudden rise in...
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White House, Congress face tough week of coronavirus aid talks

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats and Trump administration officials faced increasing pressure to come up an agreement on coronavirus aid legislation on Monday, after...
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Deborah Birx warns US COVID-19 pandemic in ‘new phase' as cases surge

Deborah Birx warns US COVID-19 pandemic in ‘new phase' as cases surge

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said the US is in a “new phase” of the pandemic - with the outbreak more widespread than when it first... Read more ...

260 employees in Georgia school district have tested positive for COVID-19...

260 employees in Georgia school district have tested positive for COVID-19 or been exposed

Georgia's largest school district has confirmed that around 260 employees have either tested positive for Covid-19 or have been exposed. The Gwinnett County School District... Read more ...

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns... Read more ...

Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

VERO BEACH, Fla. - Isaias was forecast to become a hurricane Monday as it neared landfall in the Carolinas after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida's... Read more ...

Pompeo: TikTok data could be going ‘directly to the Chinese Communist Party'

Pompeo: TikTok data could be going ‘directly to the Chinese Communist Party'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supported President Trump's proposed ban of social media phenomenon TikTok, explaining to Fox News' “Sunday Morning Futures” just how use of the... Read more ...

Vietnam has no plans for nationwide lockdown, says August to be ‘decisive'...

Vietnam has no plans for nationwide lockdown, says August to be ‘decisive' in containing coronavirus

Vietnam has no plans for a nationwide lockdown, the government said. “We will only implement social distancing in areas considered virus epicenters, and will not pursue a... Read more ...

At least 29 killed, more than 50 wounded as ISIS storms Afghan jail to free...

At least 29 killed, more than 50 wounded as ISIS storms Afghan jail to free prisoners

More than 300 prisoners were at large on Monday after an Islamic State attack on a prison in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad, a spokesman said on Monday. The assault... Read more ...

The UK says it is rolling out rapid tests that can see whether you have the...

The UK says it is rolling out rapid tests that can see whether you have the coronavirus within 90 minutes

The UK says it will distribute millions of coronavirus tests that can give a result within 90 minutes. SIx million tests will be distributed to hospitals, care homes, and... Read more ...

Tropical storms today

Tropical storms today

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Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet it planned with...

Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet it planned with Rolls Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson, wants to pursue high-speed passenger travel as well. On Monday, Virgin Galactic revealed the preliminary... Read more ...