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Trump plans campaign swing next week as counter to Democrats' convention

10 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is planning to visit four election battleground states next week as the Republican competes for attention with Democrats who will formally...
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Sports Flash - Ducis Rodgers breaks down the most unusual NHL playoffs yet

10 minutes ago   |   ABC

The Flyers are number one in the east as the most unusual NHL playoffs ever get underway in Toronto. Ducis Rodgers has the breakdown in Action News Sports Flash.
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UFC on ESPN+ 32 medical suspensions: Yana Kunitskaya, three others face six months off

UFC on ESPN+ 32 medical suspensions: Yana Kunitskaya, three others face six months off

18 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

Four fighters are facing potential six-month suspensions for injuries sustained in their respective UFC on ESPN+ 32 bouts. Yana Kunitskaya , Scott Holtzman , Peter Barrett...
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Court Approves NJ Plan To Borrow $9.9 Billion For Covid-19 Costs

18 minutes ago   |   Forbes

“The pandemic has caused a health emergency, a broad-based economic one that has devastated many individuals and families and a fiscal crisis for the state,” Chief Justice...
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Working parents struggle to find childcare while children take online classes

Working parents struggle to find childcare while children take online classes

22 minutes ago   |   WRAL

As many families struggle with school shutdowns due to COVID-19, one single father in Fayetteville has been forced to take extreme measures to ensure his 7-year-old son is not...
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Feds seeking private consultant to design, run firearm buyback program

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal government is turning to the private sector to design and run a massive buyback of newly prohibited firearms.
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Pompeo says he warned Lavrov against offering bounties for U.S. soldiers

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said he warned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that there would be "an enormous price to pay" if Moscow is...
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Carleton ends student placements with police over failures to address racism

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Carleton University's criminology school says it will no longer place students to work with police forces and prisons as a show of solidarity with the movement to...
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Face masks and screens: What a return to school looks like around the world, in pictures

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

Plans are being made across Canada for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
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Trumpy Bear Distributor Says They've Received Hundreds Of Threats-Including Death Threats

32 minutes ago   |   Forbes

One death threat was referred to the FBI, according to an executive who markets and distributes the stuffed animal.
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Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday. Read more ...

Florida sheriff forbids masks for deputies, office visitors

Florida sheriff forbids masks for deputies, office visitors

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors who go to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...

Washington Football Team to play 2020 home games without fans

Washington Football Team to play 2020 home games without fans

The Washington Football Team announced Wednesday that home games at FedExField will be played without fans during the 2020 season. Read more ...

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Air Force helicopter made emergency landing after being hit by bullet over...

Air Force helicopter made emergency landing after being hit by bullet over Virginia

An Air Force helicopter on Monday was damaged and forced into an emergency landing in Virginia, resulting in injuries to an aircrew member and prompting an FBI... Read more ...

Biden And Harris To Introduce Their Presidential Ticket In Delaware

Biden And Harris To Introduce Their Presidential Ticket In Delaware

In their first joint appearance since Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate, the pair will deliver remarks in Biden's hometown of Wilmington... Read more ...

Three R. Kelly Associates Arrested For Trying To Bribe, Intimidate Alleged...

Three R. Kelly Associates Arrested For Trying To Bribe, Intimidate Alleged Victims

Federal prosecutors say that one of the charged men tried to bribe an alleged Kelly victim with $500,000. Another is accused of burning an SUV belonging to an alleged victim's... Read more ...

Democratic Establishment Commits to Status Quo with Kamala Harris VP Pick

Democratic Establishment Commits to Status Quo with Kamala Harris VP Pick

There were mixed reactions to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden choosing Kamala Harris as his running mate last night. Many at the top of the party hailed the pick as... Read more ...

Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in September

Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in September

The Big 12 Conference reaffirmed its decision to press on with college football and other fall sports Wednesday, joining the Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences in... Read more ...