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U.S. reports highest number of COVID-19 deaths since mid-May as global death toll exceeds 750,000

49 seconds ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

As the United States reported its highest number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in a single day since mid-May, President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to press for...
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Here's How Republicans Are Boosting Kanye West's Presidential Campaign

Here's How Republicans Are Boosting Kanye West's Presidential Campaign

58 seconds ago   |   NPR

A number of GOP figures have helped Kanye West file paperwork to appear on the ballot in several states as a third party presidential candidate in November.
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5 Takeaways From Kamala Harris's First Full Day on the Biden Ticket

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

She is adding sizzle, bringing in lots of cash, carving out an anti-Trump role and seemingly confounding the Republican opposition.
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Jaguars LB Quincy Williams to miss time with core muscle injury

9 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The Jaguars have experienced a lot of upheaval on their defensive line recently and now they're going to be down a linebacker for a while. Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone said...
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NIH Director Puts Foot Down Over Politically Motivated Approval of Coronavirus Vaccine

12 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA

Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health acknowledged concerns in the medical community that President Donald Trump might pressure the United...
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Amazon cuts more than 1,200 delivery contract jobs, even as that part of its business booms

15 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Amazon delivery partners in states across the country are closing facilities and laying off employees, even as its delivery program continues to grow.
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Senior U.S. diplomat heads to Lebanon to stress need for ‘urgent' reform

16 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department said its No. 3 diplomat will head to Lebanon on Thursday and stress the 'urgent need' for Lebanon to embrace fundamental reform, in the...
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Maryland reports fewest new unemployment claims since early March as state reports 776 new coronavirus cases

18 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

As Maryland reported its fewest new weekly unemployment claims since early March, the state confirmed 776 new infections and nine new fatalities from the coronavirus.
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Thursday bittersweet on what would have been start of Iowa State Fair

Thursday bittersweet on what would have been start of Iowa State Fair

20 minutes ago   |   KCCI

The Iowa State Fair Board voted to postpone the fair until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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IPhone supplier Pegatron takes over Casetek

IPhone supplier Pegatron takes over Casetek

22 minutes ago   |   iMore

"Pegatron is trying to bolster its component business to defend itself against the rise of Luxshare" What you need to know There's more movement in Apple's supply chain. iPhone...
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For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is finally reopening its theaters, and guests will need to spend just 15 cents to get in. Read more ...

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Consumer and conservation groups say the proposed changes are silly, unnecessary and wasteful. Read more ...

New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fall below 1 million for the first time in five months

New unemployment claims fell last week to 963,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday, the first time in months the figure has been less than 1 million. An additional... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...