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Amy Kennedy gets Democratic nod to take on party-switcher Van Drew in U.S. House

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - Former schoolteacher Amy Kennedy won a Democratic primary in New Jersey on Tuesday to become the standard-bearer to take on U.S. Representative Jeff Van Drew, who...
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Officials searching for woman who fell off boat in Lake Michigan

Officials searching for woman who fell off boat in Lake Michigan

20 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department Marine Unit and Chicago firefighters were searching for a person who fell off a boat. The first responders were searching near Monroe...
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China converts Hong Kong hotel into new national security office

24 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - China opened its new national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel near a city-center park that has been one of the most popular venues for...
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Dominican Republic names opposition's Abinader president-elect

24 minutes ago   |   National Post

SANTO DOMINGO - Electoral authorities in the Dominican Republic confirmed Luis Abinader as President-elect on Tuesday after the opposition candidate won with a majority vote...
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Asian shares mixed as pandemic saps buying momentum

38 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO - Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher. The selling...
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Missing: Brooklyn Park Police Searching For Scott Hansen, Who Suffers From Dementia

Missing: Brooklyn Park Police Searching For Scott Hansen, Who Suffers From Dementia

38 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Brooklyn Park police are searching for a missing man in his 60s who suffers from dementia. Scott Hansen Scott Hansen was last seen leaving his residence on the...
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University of California System Appoints First Black President

44 minutes ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Dr. Michael Drake was chosen Tuesday to be president of the University of California, the first Black leader in the system's 150-year history. Drake, a seasoned university...
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China challenges the U.S. to reduce its nuclear arsenal to same level

52 minutes ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - If the United States were willing to reduce its nuclear arsenal to China's level, China would "be happy to" participate in trilateral arms control negotiation with...
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Britain keen to strengthen defense relations with Saudi Arabia - SPA

52 minutes ago   |   National Post

CAIRO - Britain's defense minister Ben Wallace said his country was keen to boost defense relations with Saudi Arabia, particularly military exports, state news agency SPA...
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Cub Foods To Open 2 Pop-Up Tent Locations To Fight Food Deserts After George Floyd Unrest

56 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Two Minneapolis grocery stores damaged in the riots following George Floyd's death in late May will reopen to help communities struggling with access to fresh...
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Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping...

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping her underage student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher made famous for sexually assaulting her sixth-grade student, whom she later married, has died following a battle with cancer. Read more ...

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

"We're very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,” President Donald Trump said. Read more ...

Woman fired after yelling ‘white lives are better' at Black Lives Matter rally

Woman fired after yelling ‘white lives are better' at Black Lives Matter rally

A Tennessee woman caught on a viral video shouting racial and homophobic slurs at a Black Lives Matter rally has been fired from her job, according to reports. Sonya Holt was... Read more ...

Personal protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

Personal protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its... Read more ...

EPA approves use of Lysol disinfectant on surfaces to protect against...

EPA approves use of Lysol disinfectant on surfaces to protect against coronavirus

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it has approved the first two surface disinfectant products, both made by Lysol, against the novel coronavirus. The... Read more ...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil is second only to the United States in numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths. Read more ...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Trump initially announced his intention to withdraw from WHO in May. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty over Jeffrey Epstein ties

Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty over Jeffrey Epstein ties

New York regulators slapped Deutsche Bank with $150 million in penalties over its relationship with pedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein, officials said Tuesday. The bank agreed... Read more ...

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized last month after falling, injuring head

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized last month after falling, injuring head

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was reportedly hospitalized overnight last month after he fell and injured his head at a Maryland country club. Roberts' head was covered in... Read more ...

Pentagon draft policy would ban Confederate flag displays

Pentagon draft policy would ban Confederate flag displays

If approved, the draft Pentagon policy would bring the other military services in line with the Marine Corps, which banned Confederate displays on its bases in early June. Read more ...