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Small but mighty, a Washington florist battles back in the pandemic

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The bloom is back at Lee's Flower and Card Shop in Washington's historic U Street neighborhood, with an added touch: Blue, green, yellow and white origami cranes...
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Federal push in Chicago begins to show up in new gun cases, some bypassing Cook County prosecutors

51 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The scope of a renewed federal push on gun crime has seemingly intensified again as President Trump recently sent more federal agents here in an expansion of what has been...
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‘She is absolutely our No. 1 draft pick': GOP pines for Rice as Biden VP

‘She is absolutely our No. 1 draft pick': GOP pines for Rice as Biden VP

57 minutes ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden still may be undecided about who to pick for a running mate, but Donald Trump's team knows exactly who they want: Susan Rice. Trump's aides and allies accuse Rice...
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Iran executes man convicted for killing Guards soldier in 2017 unrest

1 hour ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - Authorities on Wednesday executed an Iranian for killing an elite soldier during anti-government unrest in 2017, Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency said, drawing...
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Former Google engineer Levandowski gets 18-month sentence for stealing trade secrets

Former Google engineer Levandowski gets 18-month sentence for stealing trade secrets

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

A U.S. judge sentenced former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to 18 months in prison for stealing a trade secret from Google.
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Spain's ex-king told friends his exit is only temporary, papers say

2 hours ago   |   National Post

MADRID - Former king Juan Carlos's sudden exit is only temporary, he told friends from aboard a jet carrying him away from Spain, La Vanguardia newspaper reported on Wednesday...
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‘America's toughest sheriff' in close race to win back old job

4 hours ago   |   National Post

PHOENIX - Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a reputation as an opponent of illegal immigration and found an ally in President Donald Trump, was in a virtual dead...
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Kennedy, Markey face tough questions on their political records in criminal justice forum

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III faced tough questions on criminal justice reform - and on their political records - during a virtual forum Tuesday as...
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Colorado police chief apologizes over four Black girls held at gunpoint

9 hours ago   |   National Post

DENVER - A Colorado police chief apologized on Tuesday to family members of four Black girls, one as young as 6, who were held on the ground at gunpoint over the weekend by...
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India's police shamed by rare murder probe into custodial deaths

9 hours ago   |   National Post

It took a while for Indians to learn how a father and son died in hospital with blood pouring from their rectum, days after police in small southern town locked them up for...
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...