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'Fight Island' chronicles: A first-hand account from Abu Dhabi

3 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Back in early April, UFC president Dana White first made mention of an island to host events centered around international fighters during the global coronavrus pandemic, and...
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Phoenix to change 'Robert E. Lee,' 'Squaw Peak' street names

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Phoenix officials are set to begin the process of changing the names of two streets - one seen as demeaning to indigenous Native American women and the other glorifying the...
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Farm owners claim state forced July 4 event cancelation

7 hours ago   |   Times Union

SCHAGHTICOKE - The owners of Liberty Ridge Farm announced Saturday that they were cancelling their Independence Day event and fireworks show as a result of being told by the...
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Man claims Nickelodeon fired him because he's a ‘white guy'

Man claims Nickelodeon fired him because he's a ‘white guy'

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

Robert Carducci says he lost his $750-a-day gig creating on-air and digital ad campaigns for Nickelodeon Velocity after being told “we have too many white guys” on the payroll.
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As U.K. Brings Coronavirus Infection Rate Down, Pubs Cautiously Reopen

8 hours ago   |   NPR

After months under lockdown, thousands of pubs in England opened on Saturday. Beer drinkers are calling it their own "Independence Day," but health experts worry it could...
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Long heads-up match ends in 1st WSOP bracelet

10 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Robert Kuhn battled Ronald Keren for nearly an hour before winning the $400 No-limit Hold'em event at the World Series of Poker Online.
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Controversial monument and KKK gathering spot reopens for Fourth of July

Controversial monument and KKK gathering spot reopens for Fourth of July

10 hours ago   |   New York Post

Despite public outrage and calls for its removal, the largest Confederate memorial in the world has reopened just in time for Fourth of July celebrations. Stone Mountain...
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Saugerties man nabbed case of NYPD vehicle attack

11 hours ago   |   Times Union

By Robert Gavin ALBANY- The FBI traced fingerprints found on a note to a Saugerties man who they say aided a Catskill woman charged with throwing a Molotov cocktail at an...
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Haim Score Their Second No. 1 Album In The U.K. With ‘Women In Music Pt. III'

14 hours ago   |   Forbes

The Haim sisters-Este, Danielle and Alana-are back at No. 1 on the albums ranking in the U. K. with their latest full-length Women in Music Pt. III.
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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest odds, prop bets 2020: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo picks from Vegas expert

16 hours ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

SportsLine Vegas expert Micah Roberts picks the men's and women's winners
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

'I am running for president of the United States': Kanye West says he's...

'I am running for president of the United States': Kanye West says he's joining presidential race, wins backing from Elon Musk

American rapper Kanye West, who had in the past been eviscerated by the Left over his vocal support for US President Donald Trump, has said he launched his own presidential... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...