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North Korea lifts virus lockdown in city, rejects foreign aid

9 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Pyongyang says it rejects any outside help while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and damage caused by floods.
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Chicago police say they're preparing for weekend to avoid repeat of downtown looting

Chicago police say they're preparing for weekend to avoid repeat of downtown looting

19 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago police said they are preparing for the upcoming weekend in order to avoid a repeat of the downtown looting that followed an Englewood shooting. Police are...
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NHL schedule for First Round of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

23 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The NHL's 2020 Stanley Cup First Round begins on Tuesday, Aug. 11 in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto.
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Philippines bans chicken imports from Brazil on coronavirus scare

31 minutes ago   |   National Post

MANILA - The Philippines imposed a temporary ban on poultry meat imports from Brazil on Friday after two cities in China found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of...
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Light Pollution from Coastal Cities Reaches Seafloor

39 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

The artificial night sky brightness could harm creatures that dwell in the ocean depths
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BMW and Daimler's ride-hailing service Free Now says operations are profitable and it has beaten Uber to a 2-year license in London

BMW and Daimler's ride-hailing service Free Now says operations are profitable and it has beaten Uber to a 2-year license in London

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Free Now, Uber's big ride-hailing competitor in Europe, says its overall European operations are profitable in contrast to US rivals. Free Now also won a two-year license to...
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Xi Makes a Political Gamble by Telling Chinese to Clean Their Plates

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Xi Jinping wants 1.4 billion diners to clean their plates. But the Chinese president's campaign against food waste risks touching a third rail in a country where meals are a...
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A New Era of Shared Enmity in the Middle East

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The United Arab Emirates' recognition of Israel ushers in a new era in the Middle East, shifting the focus from conflict between Arabs and Israelis to their shared enmity with...
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What Kamala Harris Really Did on Climate, Fossil Fuel in California

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Climate activists and Trump have both rushed to present Biden's new running mate in stark terms.
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The Small, Black-Owned Record Label That Made a Big Impact in 1970s D.C

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

A new compilation of music released on Black Fire Records is a vital link between jazz and go-go, the city's official genre.
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Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

The Pentagon is forming a new task force to investigate UFOs that have been observed by U.S. military aircraft, according to two defense officials. Read more ...

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Newly released body cam footage shows onlookers demanding police help the man. Read more ...

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark with 6th career 3-homer game

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark with 6th career 3-homer game

LOS ANGELES - Mookie Betts hit three home runs Thursday night for the sixth time in his career, matching a major league record held by Sammy Sosa and Hall of Famer Johnny Mize. Read more ...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game 'Fortnite' over their app store policies. Here's what you need to know about the major antitrust battle it reignited

Epic Games sued Apple and Google on Thursday for booting its popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores, accusing the companies of engaging in monopolistic... Read more ...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's Supreme Court after the USPS said they couldn't guarantee on time delivery of mail-in-ballots

US Postal Service told the Pennsylvania Secretary of State that some ballots might not be delivered on time because their delivery standards couldn't accommodate the state's... Read more ...

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

The Democratic nominee for president now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when... Read more ...

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns...

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns not following orders will cause ‘worst fall ever'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has urged all Americans to ‘mask up' outdoors for the next three months - at the same time as health officials warned disobeying... Read more ...

2 police officers killed in Kashmir after militants attack convoy ahead of...

2 police officers killed in Kashmir after militants attack convoy ahead of India's Independence Day

Indian security forces have launched a search operation after two police officers were killed in a terrorist attack in disputed Kashmir, as the country prepares for its annual... Read more ...

Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

Dana White doesn't believe UFC 252 will represent Daniel Cormier 's final fight. Cormier has said countless times leading up to Saturday's heavyweight title trilogy with Stipe... Read more ...