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 2020-07-08 12:48 

Idaho Statesman

Johnson cleared to race after 2 negative coronavirus tests...

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and has been cleared to race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 12:46 

Idaho Statesman

Review: 'First Cow,' a western fable of unpasteurized poetry...

The American West is about as well-trod territory as there is in movies, but Kelly Reichardt keeps unearthing new treasures. Her latest excavation, "First Cow," is her most sublime yet. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 12:26 

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Kanye West says he no longer supports Trump and that he had coronavirus...

Kanye West is taking off his MAGA hat. That's just one of the revelations from a four-hour Forbes interview conducted Tuesday with the rapper/mogul/aspiring politician that was released on Wednesday. West, who has been widely criticized because of his...

 2020-07-08 12:14 

Idaho Statesman

Allstate acquires National General for $4 billion in cash...

Allstate is buying National General Holdings for $4 billion in cash, expanding the scope of its insurance holdings. National General shareholders will get $32 per share that they hold, plus ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 12:09 

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Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident...

Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia. Pullin, 32, was the Australian flag bearer at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and competed in three Olympics in total. He was ...

 2020-07-08 12:09 

Idaho Statesman

Walgreens dives into primary care with clinic expansion...

Walgreens will squeeze primary care clinics into as many as 700 of its U.S. stores over the next few years in a major expansion of the care it offers customers. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 12:07 

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Trump and Trudeau: How their leadership styles pulled their countries in very different directions amid pandemic...

For months, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's hair kept growing. As the coronavirus pandemic kept barbershops closed to customers, his tidy trim grew into a wave that evolved eventually into a mop with bangs. For some, the mane came to embody t...

 2020-07-08 12:07 

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is 'president, coach and player' at AC Milan after comeback win over Juventus...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was back to his old self on Tuesday, both on and off the pitch. The evergreen 38-year-old led an unlikely AC Milan comeback against Juventus, helping to turn a two-goal deficit into a 4-2 win. Milan has enjoyed an impressive resurgence ...

 2020-07-08 12:07 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Stocks can hold onto gains. But it won't be easy...

Some on Wall Street think stocks can hold their ground over the next year. But even those making such calls warn of serious risks. The latest: Citigroup told clients this week that it believes the S&P 500 can hit 3,160 by this time in 2021. That would be ...

 2020-07-08 12:04 

Idaho Statesman

Fernando Alonso returning to F1 next season with Renault...

Fernando Alonso will return to Formula One next season with the Renault team. The French manufacturer said in a statement Wednesday that the 38-year-old Alonso will replace Daniel Ricciardo, who ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 12:02 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

What happened when I tried to become French...

Julien was a tennis instructor with steel shoulders, blue eyes and two terraces we could never sit on because he stuffed them both with his marijuana plants. Everyone back home in New York City told me that if I'd move to France I'd fall for some ...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Idaho Statesman

Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a new book set for fall, 'Trust'...

Pete Buttigieg's next book has a unifying message. Liveright Publishing announced Wednesday that the former Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, mayor had written "Trust: America's Best Chance," scheduled ... Click to...

 2020-07-08 11:55 

Idaho Statesman

Two COVID-ravaged NY churches take different recovery paths...

The paths of two New York City churches diverged this week — one reopened and one stayed closed. But they have shared a tragic fate, together losing at least 134 ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 11:55 

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The man who had coronavirus firmly in his grasp, only to see it slip through his fingers...

For months, Israel appeared to be an international model of coronavirus success. With early travel restrictions and sweeping closures, the Startup Nation had largely contained the spread of Covid-19, recording a mortality rate that was far better than man...

 2020-07-08 11:52 

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Top US general says Russian bounty intelligence 'wasn't proved' but 'proved enough to worry me'...

The top US general overseeing operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan said Tuesday that the intelligence concerning Russian operatives offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants was "very worrisome" but that the information wasn't sol...

 2020-07-08 11:45 

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Black owner of French-style ros label is on a mission to change the pink drink's perception...

Ros, the pale pink adult beverage that gets its hue from the skins of red wine grapes, symbolizes summer for many. Often, it's the drink linked to sun-kissed women sporting crisp, white flowy dresses and to female-only happy hours. In spite of its ric...

 2020-07-08 11:43 

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How Apple stores can help track the US reopening...

Last month, as Covid-19 cases increased in Texas and Arizona, Apple opted to shut stores in those states. Shortly after, the states themselves would either pause or roll back their reopenings. The retail stores of America's most valuable company have ...

 2020-07-08 11:27 

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Dumpster diving, blackouts and suicides. Lebanon's woes laid bare as crisis deepens...

A young man with a swagger approaches a dumpster. An employee from a nearby restaurant has just dumped a trash bag inside. He scoops the bag up, rummaging through it to look for leftover hummus and beans. Finding a half-smoked cigarette, he lights it, and...

 2020-07-08 11:18 

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Sports is returning to play, but maybe it's best to sit this one out...

My lucky Atlanta United jersey is ready for Saturday night. I'm not. Don't get me wrong, I so miss sports. I've been watching soccer played in Germany and I've even taken in baseball from South Korea, and now the major sports leagues in th...

 2020-07-08 11:14 

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Florida teachers say the state's decision to reopen schools could be deadly...

Florida has announced that it will require schools to reopen for in-person classes next month. The order came down as the state smashes daily records for new coronavirus cases and some hospitals report maxing out capacity. Worried teachers and staff say g...

 2020-07-08 11:08 

Idaho Statesman

11th case of dengue fever confirmed in Florida Keys...

An 11th case of the mosquito-borned dengue fever has been confirmed in the Florida Keys, health officials said. So far, all 11 cases have been in Key Largo, including 8 ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 11:07 

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5 things to know for July 8: Coronavirus, Mexico, Election 2020, WHO, Facebook...

Well, that was quick. After a few weeks of rising sales, airline bookings are trending downwards again because of rising Covid-19 cases. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On With Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Nee...

 2020-07-08 11:01 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Covid-19 creates headaches for Republicans racing to stage Florida convention...

The surge in coronavirus cases in Florida is creating fresh headaches for Republicans who are scrambling to raise money and quickly organize a political convention in the state after President Donald Trump abandoned plans to accept his party's nominat...

 2020-07-08 11:00 

Idaho Statesman

A message to all aspiring allies to the Black Lives Matter movement...

To aspiring allies, You're witnessing a movement that criticizes the inherent racism of a police system designed to target Black people. This movement is pushing non-Black folks to take direct ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:59 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Europe's recession will be even deeper than expected...

Europe's economy will contract more sharply this year and take longer to recover from the coronavirus pandemic than previously expected, piling pressure on EU leaders to finalize plans for a huge recovery package. The European Commission said Tuesday ...

 2020-07-08 10:56 

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A Phoenix hotel houses homeless coronavirus patients. Here's what it's like inside...

David Lindstrom is 58, homeless — and has Covid-19. "It's not a fun trip. It kinda makes you feel like you got ran over by a Mack Truck," Lindstrom said of having the virus. "Your body aches. Just to get out of bed, it's like an ...

 2020-07-08 10:46 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Amazon drops Boohoo over worker exploitation claims...

Online fashion retailer Boohoo is launching an independent review of its UK supply chain after a media report revealing dire working conditions at a factory caused sellers including Amazon to drop its products. Boohoo said in a statement on Wednesday that...

 2020-07-08 10:45 

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Usain Bolt shares first pictures of his baby daughter, revealing a name fit for a champion...

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has given his newborn daughter a name worthy of a future champion. The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist took to social media on Tuesday to introduce his first child to the world, revealing that she is called Olympia Lig...

 2020-07-08 10:42 

Idaho Statesman

Australia deals with virus spike; Serbia erupts in violence...

The reimposition of coronavirus lockdown measures in Serbia touched off violent clashes in the capital Belgrade that left at least 60 police and protesters hurt amid renewed warnings that the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:40 

Idaho Statesman

In libel case, Depp denies hitting ex-wife Amber Heard...

Johnny Depp denied hitting ex-wife Amber Heard in a jealous rage, as he was cross-examined Wednesday by a lawyer for British tabloid The Sun in a London courtroom. The newspaper ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:39 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Facebook ad boycott organizers met with Zuckerberg. It didn't go well...

Civil rights and activist groups blasted Facebook's leadership on Tuesday after meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives to discuss the demands of a large advertiser boycott that now includes hundreds of brands. "The meeting we just l...

 2020-07-08 10:39 

Idaho Statesman

London police apologize to sprinter for 'distress' in search...

London police apologized to British sprinter Bianca Williams on Wednesday after officers stopped and searched her car over the weekend. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told the British parliament that ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:26 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Border community straddling Australia's two most populous states cleaved in two by coronavirus lockdown...

As Australia shuts the border between its two most populous states to contain the spread of the coronavirus, tens of thousands of people living close to the dividing line have found their community cleaved in two. Located on each side of the Murray river ...

 2020-07-08 10:25 

Idaho Statesman

Dier banned 4 games for confronting fan after FA Cup match...

Tottenham defender Eric Dier was given a four-match ban on Wednesday for climbing into the stands to confront a fan after his team's loss in the FA Cup in March. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:22 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Texas and Arizona ER doctors say they are losing hope as hospitals reach capacity...

As concerns over the capacity of hospitals resurface amid surging Covid-19 cases, two emergency room doctors say they worry about where the pandemic could take them next. Dr. Mina Tran, an emergency room doctor in Texas, said 70 to 80% of her patients hav...

 2020-07-08 10:22 

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US admirals in South China Sea: Everyone wears a mask...

Two US Navy admirals in charge of a rare South China Sea exercise say "extraordinary" coronavirus measures taken by the service, including requiring all sailors to wear face masks, have left their aircraft carrier strike groups in a high state of ...

 2020-07-08 10:20 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Primary results: 3 takeaways from New Jersey and Delaware...

For voters who hadn't yet mailed in their ballots in New Jersey and Delaware, Tuesday was a hurry-up-and-wait kind of day. Now that the deadline has passed, assuming there aren't any late-night mail collections, the waiting begins. Don't expec...

 2020-07-08 10:17 

Idaho Statesman

5 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE TEXAS VIRUS SURGE IS HITTING HARD A small hospital in north ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:03 

Idaho Statesman

Facebook civil rights audit: 'serious setbacks' mar progress...

A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found "serious setbacks" that have marred the social network's progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias. Facebook hired the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 10:03 

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Trump 'flexible' on size of convention as lawmakers shy away...

"I'm not going to go, and I'm not going to go because of the virus situation," Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley said....

 2020-07-08 10:00 

Idaho Statesman

How can executives lead, not just manage, remote teams? A new issue for business...

One of my sons works for a large consumer research organization, one you would surely know because of the awards it gives to firms that treat their customers well. In ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 09:58 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

China says it won't join nuclear talks until the US reduces its arsenal...

China would be "happy" to join trilateral nuclear arms control talks with the United States and Russia, on the condition that Washington significantly reduces its arsenal to match China's own level, a senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday, Th...

 2020-07-08 09:53 

Idaho Statesman

Start of England-West Indies delayed by rain...

International cricket will have to wait a bit longer to resume following the coronavirus outbreak after the start of play in the first test between England and West Indies was ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 09:52 

Idaho Statesman

McClatchy auction pushed back one day as potential buyers finalize their proposals...

The auction that will determine the fate of McClatchy Co., the nation's second largest local news company, has been delayed by one day to give potential buyers time to work ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-08 09:20 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

The University of California announced its first Black president...

The University of California (UC) announced Michael V. Drake as the new president of the university system in a meeting on Tuesday. The UC Board of Regents unanimously voted and welcomed Drake as UC's first Black president and president of color in th...

 2020-07-08 09:14 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Mary Trump's scathing book claims Trump paid someone to take his SATs...

Donald Trump's niece Mary Trump levels scathing criticism at the President in her forthcoming book, accusing him of being a "sociopath" and charging that Trump's "hubris and willful ignorance" dating back to his early days threaten...

 2020-07-08 08:53 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Trump administration begins formal withdrawal from World Health Organization...

The Trump administration has notified Congress and the United Nations that the United States is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization, multiple officials tell CNN, a move that comes amid a rising number of coronavirus cases throughout th...

 2020-07-08 08:45 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Children in China locked up for as long as 10 days at internet addiction camp...

A group of men who operated a self-proclaimed internet addiction treatment facility in southeastern China have been sentenced to prison, after being found guilty of locking children in solitary isolation for up to 10 days. The facility is one of several h...

 2020-07-08 08:44 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

WHO confirms there's 'emerging evidence' of airborne transmission of coronavirus...

The World Health Organization confirmed there is "emerging evidence" of airborne transmission of the coronavirus following the publication of a letter Monday signed by 239 scientists that urged the agency to be more forthcoming about the likelihoo...

 2020-07-08 08:32 

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[ Boise ]

Boise State's swimming and diving team fighting to reinstate their program...

The Boise State athletic department cut their baseball and women's swimming and diving team last week because of necessary budget cuts due to COVID-19....

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