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Nationals, Dave Martinez agree to contract extension, one year after World Series triumph

4 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post   |   2 articles

Martinez is finishing his third season managing the Nationals.
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Nationals agree to contract extension with manager Dave Martinez, per report

10 minutes ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

The defending champs have endured a rough 2020, but Martinez will reportedly be sticking around
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Watch RBG's personal trainer pay tribute to the late Supreme Court justice by doing push-ups during her memorial service at the Capitol

Watch RBG's personal trainer pay tribute to the late Supreme Court justice by doing push-ups during her memorial service at the Capitol

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

Summary List Placement Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal trainer honored the late Supreme Court Justice by throwing down three push-ups in front of her casket during her memorial...
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U.S. coronavirus case count passes 7 million

U.S. coronavirus case count passes 7 million

12 minutes ago   |   Politico

The U.S. coronavirus case count passed 7 million on Friday amid new signs of disease spread and with the nation accounting for more than 20 percent of the infections...
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COVID-19 pandemic forces Liberals to postpone national convention

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal Liberal party is postponing its national convention due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Palestinian leader calls for U.N.-led peace conference early next year

56 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

UNITED NATIONS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to convene an international conference early next...
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Japan PM to tell UN Tokyo is determined to host Olympics next year

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to tell the United Nations General Assembly on Friday that Japan is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 after the games...
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Her School Was Bombed. She Still Topped Afghanistan's National University Exam

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Shamsea Alizada's story of persistence is a reminder of advances in girls' education in Afghanistan - and their vulnerability as the government negotiates with the Taliban.
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Sue Bird Uses Veteran Know-How for Edge Over WNBA Rookies

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

“Every now and then you notice a rookie going extra hard against you,” said Bird, the star Seattle Storm point guard.
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Will the Center Hold?: SCOTUS, Debate Night, and Our Impending Constitutional Crisis

1 hour ago   |   Vanity Fair

The next few months will see a battle for the soul of the nation. Emily Jane Fox and Joe Hagan discuss how to make it through alive.
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Two officials charged with ‘deadly decision' that led to Covid-19 outbreak...

Two officials charged with ‘deadly decision' that led to Covid-19 outbreak at Massachusetts veterans' facility

The Massachusetts attorney general is pressing criminal charges against two officials for a “deadly” decision that led to a Covid-19 outbreak in a veterans' health care... Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: Family of Breonna Taylor to speak after Kentucky AG's decision...

WATCH LIVE: Family of Breonna Taylor to speak after Kentucky AG's decision in deadly shooting probe

For the first time, the family of Breonna Taylor is speaking out after a decision was announced in the investigation into the 26-year-old's deadly shooting. Read more ...

'How do I ever say thank you?' 89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets...

'How do I ever say thank you?' 89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets $12,000 tip surprise from 'TikTok Family'

The tables quickly turned for an 89-year-old pizza delivery driver who received a surprise delivery of his own from regulars on his route - a $12,000 tip. Read more ...

Virginia governor, wife, test positive for coronavirus

Virginia governor, wife, test positive for coronavirus

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife, First Lady Pamela Northam, plan to isolate for the next 10 days while working remotely. Read more ...

Louisville police commander relieved of duties after derogatory email made...

Louisville police commander relieved of duties after derogatory email made public

A commander in the Louisville Metro Police Department was relieved of her duties after she sent a derogatory email about antifa and Black Lives Matter to her colleagues. Read more ...

LIVE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US Capitol

LIVE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US Capitol

Capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol. Read more ...

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities. Read more ...

Ginsburg's Trainer Honors Late Justice With Push Ups At Capitol Hill Memorial

Ginsburg's Trainer Honors Late Justice With Push Ups At Capitol Hill Memorial

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's trainer of 21 years, Bryant Johnson, did push-ups Friday morning in her honor, as the late justice laid in state. Johnson became well known due to... Read more ...

Two charged over handling of deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts...

Two charged over handling of deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts veterans home

"We believe this is the first criminal case in the country brought against those involved in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic,” AG Maura Healey told reporters. Read more ...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife test positive for coronavirus as...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife test positive for coronavirus as health officials warn against Trump's scheduled campaign rally

Summary List Placement Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Friday that he and his wife, Pamela, have tested positive for coronavirus, mere hours before President Donald... Read more ...