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Islamic State targets Afghan prison in attack killing 29

8 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By RAHMAT GUL and RAHIM FAIEZ JALALABAD, Afghanistan - The Islamic State group attacked a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members, leading to an hourslong...
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Navy SEALs Investigating Colin Kaepernick Jersey Used in K-9 Training Demo

14 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Navy SEALs are planning an investigation after videos surfaced online of dogs attacking a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey in a K-9 demonstration during a fundraising...
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Your daily 6: White House expert wants stricter limits, Sturgis biker rally on and the back-to-school struggles

Your daily 6: White House expert wants stricter limits, Sturgis biker rally on and the back-to-school struggles

16 minutes ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Also in Monday's headlines: Conservation officials remove 5,000 pythons from Everglades and mixed signals on how private Republican convention may be.
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Afghan forces besiege prison seized by Islamic State fighters

18 minutes ago   |   National Post

JALALABAD - Afghan security forces laid siege to a prison seized by Islamic State fighters in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday, with at least 24 people killed after the...
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Vietnam says early August ‘decisive' in containing coronavirus

18 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

HANOI - Vietnam is in the midst of a "decisive" fight against the novel coronavirus, its premier said on Monday, focusing on the city of Danang where infections have appeared...
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260 employees in Georgia school district have tested positive for COVID-19 or been exposed

260 employees in Georgia school district have tested positive for COVID-19 or been exposed

28 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Georgia's largest school district has confirmed that around 260 employees have either tested positive for Covid-19 or have been exposed. The Gwinnett County School District...
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Tennis-Murray wants assurance on quarantine issues before U.S. Open

30 minutes ago   |   National Post

Players need assurance that they would not face mandatory quarantine upon returning to Europe from the U.S. Open before traveling to New York amid the COVID-19 pandemic, former...
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Vietnam says it has no plans for widespread lockdown

30 minutes ago   |   National Post

HANOI - Vietnam has no plans for a widespread lockdown and will only put areas considered epicenters under strict quarantine, the government's spokesperson said on Monday.
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Unity Rally in Hingham

Unity Rally in Hingham

36 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

HINGHAM MA. - AUGUST 2: A demonstrator holds a sign reading Hate Has No Home Here as she leaves after a Hingham Unity event at the Bathing Beach on August 2, 2020 in Hingham...
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How to Evaluate COVID-19 News without Freaking Out

38 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

Disinformation expert Carl Bergstrom gives tips on how to stay calm and make sense pandemic news
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Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing Talks To Buy TikTok From Chinese...

Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing Talks To Buy TikTok From Chinese Firm

In its first public acknowledgement of a deal that could be worth in the billions of dollars, Microsoft said it is continuing talks with TikTok about a potential takeover of... Read more ...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI falls ill after visit to Germany, report says

Retired Pope Benedict XVI falls ill after visit to Germany, report says

BERLIN - Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after his return from a trip to his native Bavaria to visit his brother, who died a month ago, a German newspaper reported... Read more ...

College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between...

College student creates product to try to create safer interactions between drivers, law enforcement

David Price has already received 1,400 pre-orders, and the product is patent-pending. Read more ...

Cagliari hires Di Francesco to replace Zenga as coach

Cagliari hires Di Francesco to replace Zenga as coach

CAGLIARI, Sardinia - Cagliari hired Eusebio Di Francesco as its new coach Monday after parting ways with Walter Zenga. Read more ...

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok...

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok and other Chinese apps

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that President Donald Trump "will take action in the coming days" on Chinese apps, including TikTok, citing national security risks. Read more ...

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

The team said Pederson is asymptomatic and in self-quarantine after contracting COVID-19. Read more ...

Spurgeon scores 2, Stalock gets shutout as Wild top Canucks

Spurgeon scores 2, Stalock gets shutout as Wild top Canucks

EDMONTON, Alberta - Jared Spurgeon scored twice and Alex Stalock stopped 28 shots to get his his first career postseason win, leading the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 win over the... Read more ...

Korpisalo shuts out Maple Leafs 2-0 in first playoff start

Korpisalo shuts out Maple Leafs 2-0 in first playoff start

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 28 shots in his first playoff start, Cam Atkinson scored early in the third period and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs... Read more ...

Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win over Bucks

Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win over Bucks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch for a 120-116 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on... Read more ...

Lord & Taylor Is Latest Major Retailer To File For Bankruptcy Protection

Lord & Taylor Is Latest Major Retailer To File For Bankruptcy Protection

The iconic department store is the latest major retailer to succumb to the ongoing pandemic. Read more ...