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 2020-08-04 17:41 

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Ruling allows Sikh student's bullying suit to proceed...

A lawsuit is moving forward against a New Jersey high school over a Sikh student's claims that he was bullied and subjected to slurs over his faith and South Asian heritage....

 2020-08-04 17:38 

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PPE shortages, little guidance plague home health workers during pandemic...

New York City home healthcare workers interviewed during the height of the COVID-19 outbreak in March and April said they "felt invisible" and "were forced to make difficult trade-offs in their work and personal lives."...

 2020-08-04 17:28 

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Locusts plunder crops in southwest China...

Swarms of locusts have destroyed crops in China's southwestern Yunnan Province, as the country braces for more flooding in other regions....

 2020-08-04 17:26 

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Report: Beirut explosion kills "dozens"...

A large explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut Tuesday afternoon, injuring numerous people while damaging buildings and shattering windows throughout the city....

 2020-08-04 17:26 

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Report: Beirut explosion kills "dozens"...

A large explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut Tuesday afternoon, injuring numerous people while damaging buildings and shattering windows throughout the city....

 2020-08-04 17:23 

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DC Comics launches prequel series 'Injustice: Year Zero'...

DC Comics announced and released on Tuesday "Injustice: Year Zero," a comic book prequel series that takes place before the events of the "Injustice" video game and comic book series....

 2020-08-04 17:11 

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Watch: Sarah Paulson plays 'Cuckoo's Nest' villain in 'Ratched'...

"Ratched," Ryan Murphy's prequel series to "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," will premiere Sept. 18 on Netflix....

 2020-08-04 17:04 

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Microsoft announces plan to produce 'zero waste' by 2030...

Software and technology giant Microsoft announced a plan Tuesday to produce zero waste within the next decade....

 2020-08-04 17:04 

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Look: Alligator traps residents in elevator at apartment complex...

Authorities responded to an apartment complex in Florida when an alligator wandered into a building and trapped some residents inside an elevator....

 2020-08-04 16:47 

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BTS, Doja Cat, J Balvin to perform at MTV Video Music Awards...

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards will feature performances from K-pop group BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin....

 2020-08-04 16:45 

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Watch: Escaped ostrich runs loose through residential neighborhood...

A shocked resident of a Philippines city captured video of an ostrich running loose through a residential subdivision....

 2020-08-04 16:30 

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Docuseries 'Enslaved' with Samuel L. Jackson to premiere Sept. 14...

Epix has announced that six-part docuseries "Enslaved," which will cover the transatlantic slave trade and feature Samuel L. Jackson, will premiere on Sept. 14 at 10 p.m. EDT....

 2020-08-04 16:27 

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Tyra Banks hopes to make 'Coyote Ugly' sequel...

Tyra Banks gave an update on the potential "Coyote Ugly" sequel while celebrating the film's 20th anniversary....

 2020-08-04 16:22 

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Korean War battle site to be sold to South Korean farmers...

South Korea has agreed to sell state-owned land near the North Korea border to local farmers who have occupied the area for decades....

 2020-08-04 16:19 

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Jammu and Kashmir imposes curfew over protest concerns...

Administrators in Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir have imposed a curfew that will run through Wednesday over concerns about violent protests....

 2020-08-04 15:58 

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UB40 singer Duncan Campbell recovering after suffering stroke...

Duncan Campbell, the current lead singer for UB40, was hospitalized after suffering from a stroke, the band said on Twitter....

 2020-08-04 15:55 

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Watch: Man solves six Rubik's cubes underwater for Guinness record...

An Indian man broke a Guinness World Record when he solved six Rubik's cubes in 2.17 minutes -- while completely submerged underwater....

 2020-08-04 15:50 

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Tropical Storm Isaias nears Philadelphia, New York City; tornadoes possible...

Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday night and has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved over land, but forecasters say it remains a threat as it nears New York City....

 2020-08-04 15:49 

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Study: Obesity puts older African-Americans at higher risk for severe COVID-19...

Elevated body mass index, a measure that identifies people who are overweight or obese, raises the risk for severe COVID-19 and admission to intensive care units among African-Americans, according to a study....

 2020-08-04 15:45 

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Breastfeeding safe after mom has anesthesia, experts say...

It's perfectly safe to breastfeed after a mom receives anesthesia, new British medical guidelines say....

 2020-08-04 15:42 

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Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively 'deeply' sorry for plantation wedding...

Ryan Reynolds said he and Blake Lively are "deeply" sorry for holding their 2012 wedding at Boone Hall in South Carolina....

 2020-08-04 15:37 

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Helicopter crashes into Tennessee River; 1 dead...

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a helicopter to crash into the Tennessee River, killing one person on board....

 2020-08-04 15:37 

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Iron-rich meteorites on Earth reveal geochemistry of solar system's youth, researchers say...

New research suggests unique geochemical signatures measured in iron-rich meteorites were produced by core crystallization inside the solar system's oldest planetary objects....

 2020-08-04 15:25 

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President Donald Trump's push for TikTok sale to Microsoft draws ire in China...

Reaction in Beijing has been fierce to the Trump's administration move for the owners of China-based video-sharing app TikTok to sell to Microsoft, with some comparing it to "robbery" and "theft."...

 2020-08-04 15:23 

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Watch: Snake slithers into truck parked in New Mexico woman's driveway...

A New Mexico woman who arrived home to find a large snake in her driveway called authorities for help when the reptile slithered up into the wheel well of her truck....

 2020-08-04 15:14 

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NFL sets opt-out deadline, will fine players $50K for COVID-19 test refusal...

The NFL has imposed a Thursday deadline for players who want to opt out of the 2020 NFL season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The league also will discipline players for "high-risk COVID-19 conduct."...

 2020-08-04 15:13 

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Look: Rachael Leigh Cook stars in new rom-com 'Love, Guaranteed'...

"Love, Guaranteed," a new film starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Damon Wayans, Jr., and Heather Graham, will premiere Sept. 3 on Netflix....

 2020-08-04 15:04 

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Watch: 'Power Book II: Ghost' to premiere on Sept. 6, new trailer released...

Starz has announced that sequel series "Power Book II: Ghost" will make it's series premiere on Sept. 6 at 9 p.m. EDT....

 2020-08-04 14:53 

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Look: Odette, Dave Annable reconcile 9 months after split...

"Brothers & Sisters" actor Dave Annable and "Supergirl" actress Odette Annable confirmed they're back together after separating in 2019....

 2020-08-04 14:34 

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Ford President, CEO Jim Hackett to retire in October; Jim Farley to succeed...

Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett, who has led the company since 2017, will retire this fall and be succeeded in the posts by Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley, the automaker announced Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 14:30 

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Watch: HBO Max to launch Summer Comedy Festival specials on Aug. 20...

HBO Max is set to launch a set of stand-up comedy specials featuring Beth Stelling, Rose Matafeo and James Veitch starting on Aug. 20....

 2020-08-04 14:30 

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Kailyn Lowry gives birth to fourth child, a son...

"Teen Mom 2" star Kailyn Lowry welcomed her fourth son, her second child with Chris Lopez....

 2020-08-04 14:21 

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South Korea activist accuses lawyer in Seoul mayor case of lying...

The South Korean lawyer representing the woman accusing former Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon of sexual harassment is being charged with making false allegations....

 2020-08-04 14:20 

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Watch: Kate Chastain on Ashton Pienaar, her 'Below Deck' exit...

Kate Chastain discussed Ashton Pienaar and her "Below Deck" exit on "Watch What Happens Live."...

 2020-08-04 13:57 

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November election in U.S. can be held safely, experts say...

With the 2020 presidential election just three months away, new research suggests an election can be held safely if stringent steps are taken to lower COVID-19 infection risk....

 2020-08-04 13:47 

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Oilers star Connor McDavid nets hat trick in win vs. Blackhawks...

Connor McDavid scored three times to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a Game 2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The victory evened the Stanley Cup qualifiers series at 1-1....

 2020-08-04 13:34 

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FDA grants emergency use for heart pump in COVID-19 cases...

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted emergency use authorization for a U.S.-made heart pump to treat COVID-19 patients who suffer heart and lung failure....

 2020-08-04 13:29 

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Watch: Sean Penn confirms marriage to Leila George...

Sean Penn, 59, shared details about his wedding on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" following reports he married Leila George, 28....

 2020-08-04 13:21 

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Tropical Storm Isaias moving up Mid-Atlantic, threatens tornadoes...

Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday night and has since been downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved over land, but forecasters say it remains a threat as it nears New York City....

 2020-08-04 13:20 

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Japan warns Seoul as wartime labor decision goes into effect...

Tensions are rising again between South Korea and Japan as a South Korean court order to seize a Japanese firm's assets went into effect Tuesday....

 2020-08-04 13:07 

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Royals wish Meghan Markle a happy 39th birthday...

Meghan Markle received birthday wishes from Prince William and Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall....

 2020-08-04 13:05 

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Amnesty International: Police violated protesters' rights 125 times across U.S....

Amnesty International said in a new report Tuesday that U.S. law enforcement committed dozens of human rights violations in their handling this summer of demonstrations that protested the death of George Floyd....

 2020-08-04 13:05 

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Amnesty International: Police violated protesters' rights at U.S. rallies...

Amnesty International said in a new report Tuesday that U.S. law enforcement committed dozens of human rights violations in their handling this summer of demonstrations after the death of George Floyd....

 2020-08-04 13:03 

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Lakers clinch No. 1 seed as Anthony Davis dominates Jazz...

Anthony Davis devastated the Utah Jazz with 42 points and 12 rebounds in an eight-point victory, which helped the Los Angeles Lakers clinch the No. 1 seed for the Western Conference playoffs....

 2020-08-04 12:54 

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Wildfires can poison drinking water; cities need to upgrade codes...

In recent years, wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction -- and contaminating water systems....

 2020-08-04 12:53 

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Malignant bone cancer found in ancient dinosaur fossil, a first...

For the first time, scientists have diagnosed a dinosaur with osteosarcoma, an aggressive, malignant bone cancer....

 2020-08-04 12:49 

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Watch: Common says he 'felt at home' performing onstage again on 'Tonight Show'...

Common appeared on "The Tonight Show" and discussed with host Jimmy Fallon how it felt to perform onstage once again at Dave Chappelle's socially distanced music festival....

 2020-08-04 12:40 

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Watch live: President Donald Trump signs Great American Outdoors Act...

President Donald Trump will sign the Great American Outdoors Act at a White House ceremony Tuesday after the measure won sweeping, bipartisan approval in Congress....

 2020-08-04 12:40 

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President Donald Trump signs conservation bill that pays for parks' maintenance backlog...

President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law on Tuesday, a major bipartisan conservation effort that will secure lands and pay for a backlog of maintenance at National Parks....

 2020-08-04 12:32 

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Pelicans' Zion Williamson throws down alley-oop over Grizzlies...

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson saw increased minutes and responded with a big performance in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies. He put his stamp on the victory with an acrobatic alley-oop dunk....

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