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Gilroy celebrates 4th of July with fireworks show and social distancing

2 minutes ago   |   ABC

With almost every Fourth of July celebration canceled in the Bay Area, Gilroy was the only fireworks show in town.
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Africa's Biggest Investment Takes Shape Under Islamist Threat

57 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Dozens of soldiers clutching AK-47s and grenade launchers watch over roaring bulldozers on the white sand beach that meets a tropical turquoise sea. They're guarding Africa's...
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Portland Thorns FC vs Washington Spirit: NWSL Challenge Cup live stream, how to watch

1 hour ago   |   CBS Sports

Portland Thorns are seeking tournament win No. 1, while Washington Spirit continue to build
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Crews respond to several fires across Bay Area, some sparked by fireworks

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Fire departments across the Bay Area are scrambling to put out several fires some of which have been started by fireworks.
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Contra Costa County firefighters respond to more than 50 fires in one hour, some sparked by fireworks, officials say

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Contra Costa County fire officials say crews have responded to more than 50 hours in the 9 p.m. hour some of which were sparked by fireworks.
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Fireworks suspected in multiple fires in Contra Costa County, Officials say

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

4 fires simultaneously in Brentwood, Bay Point, and Pittsburg, stopped quickly due to our augmented response. All are under investigation but fireworks are suspected. Please be...
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South Korea has 60-plus new virus cases for 3rd day

South Korea has 60-plus new virus cases for 3rd day

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea has recorded 60-plus COVID-19 cases for a third consecutive day, a continuation of a virus spread beyond the greater Seoul area. The Korea...
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Macy's 4th of July fireworks end with stunning Empire State Building display

Macy's 4th of July fireworks end with stunning Empire State Building display

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Macy's capped off its five nights of “pop-up” fireworks displays with a brief but beautiful blitz of explosives atop the Empire State Building. The demonstration kicked off at...
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WATCH LIVE: Contra Costa Co. fire officials discuss July 4th safety, overnight fires

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Contra Costa Fire Protection District are holding a briefing on July 4th safety preparations and to give updates on fire activity from the past 24 hours.
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Kanye West tweets that he is running for president

4 hours ago   |   ABC

The music mogul made the announcement in a tweet, writing, 'We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future."
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at...

Neil Young says he's 'not OK' with President Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young is among a number of other iconic rockers who have an issue with Trump's use of their music. Read more ...

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

Bellagio mistake leads to possibly biggest loss for Las Vegas sportsbooks

The Bellagio might have suffered the biggest ever sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history when it allowed a quarter-million dollars in winning wagers to be placed on baseball... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

Yanks pitcher Tanaka alert after hit in head by Stanton blow

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was alert and sent to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...