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 2020-07-04 21:03 

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Trump says he looks like Lone Ranger in a mask and likes it...

After long resisting wearing a mask in public, President Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks it makes him look like the Lone Ranger....

 2020-07-04 20:53 

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Virginia officials order US flag removed from building site...

State officials in Virginia ordered the removal of a large American flag from a construction site ahead of the Fourth of July, calling it a potential target for people protesting racial injustice and police brutality....

 2020-07-04 20:03 

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Virus doesn't stop annual hot dog eating contest...

The coronavirus put a damper on this year's Fourth of July celebrations in New York, but some things stayed the same. Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo repeated as men's and women's champions at Saturday's Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog...

 2020-07-04 19:21 

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12-year-old kid violently punched in Cape Girardeau, police search for suspect...

Police say the juvenile was violently punched with extreme force in an unprovoked attack....

 2020-07-04 18:52 

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Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore...

President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands. But even in a part of the country where many remain supportive of the president, the event has dr...

 2020-07-04 17:54 

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US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow...

Many communities canceled those events and cautioned people against gathering on their own....

 2020-07-04 16:21 

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Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protests...

The driver was in custody, Washington State Patrol Capt. Ron Mead said. Charges had not been filed as of Saturday morning....

 2020-07-04 15:39 

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Suspect identified in deadly bar shooting in Jackson...

The incident happened at M-Bar Sports Grill on Ridgewood Ct. early Saturday morning....

 2020-07-04 14:39 

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Trump signs extension of COVID-relief fund for businesses...

The legislation extends the June 30 deadline for applying for the program to Aug. 8....

 2020-07-04 12:56 

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Governors stress 'personal responsibility' over virus orders...

Elevating a message of personal responsibility over statewide crackdowns on businesses and requirements for people in public spaces has been a consistent approach among certain governors during the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-07-04 11:57 

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Suspect wanted after deadly bar shooting in Jackson...

The incident at M-Bar Sports Grill on Ridgewood Ct. early Saturday morning....

 2020-07-04 09:06 

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North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US...

North Korea is reiterating it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as "hostile" polices toward Pyongyang....

 2020-07-04 05:37 

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As much of U.S. dials back July 4 plans, Trump goes big...

While public health officials are urging Americans to hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a "special evening" in the nation's cap...

 2020-07-04 04:44 

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Mothers against gun violence plea to end trend of deadly teen shootings on Coast...

Three South Mississippi mothers are still pushing for justice for their sons, each killed as a result of gun violence....

 2020-07-04 03:36 

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign official and Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus...

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump's oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus....

 2020-07-04 02:38 

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8-year-old killed, 3 injured in shooting at Alabama mall...

An 8-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Alabama's shopping mall that left three other people injured, police said....

 2020-07-03 23:45 

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Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus...

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,...

 2020-07-03 21:43 

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Cop who stopped Elijah McClain fired over chokehold photos...

Elijah McClain's death got new attention following nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice....

 2020-07-03 09:58 

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French prime minister resigns, successor to be named...

France is to name a new prime minister on Friday shortly after the announcement of Edouard Philippe's resignation. French President Emmanuel Macron wants a new government to focus on efforts to relaunch the French economy deeply hit by the coronavirus...

 2020-07-03 05:16 

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Trump's Rushmore trip draws real and figurative fireworks...

President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands. But even in a part of the country where many remain supportive of the president, the event has dr...

 2020-07-03 00:48 

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How California went from success story to virus hot spot...

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, California's mood was celebratory. The state had avoided dire predictions of a coronavirus surge, hospitalizations were starting to decline and restaurants and most other businesses had reopened....

 2020-07-03 00:01 

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Vandals attack local golf courses; $2,000 reward being offered...

Vandals with too much time on their hands are tearing up area golf courses....

 2020-07-02 22:05 

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College students threw parties to see who would get COVID-19 first...

Officials in an Alabama city say several college students organized "COVID-19" parties as a contest to see who would get the virus first....

 2020-07-02 21:31 

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Poll: About 7 in 10 white evangelicals approve of Trump...

About 7 in 10 white evangelical Protestants approve of President Donald Trump's handling of his job...

 2020-07-02 17:02 

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Video: Florida police laugh after shooting rubber bullets...

Fort Lauderdale police posted a video on its official YouTube channel Wednesday that shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting rubber bullets at a protest last month in which a Black woman was shot in the face and seriously inj...

 2020-07-02 15:26 

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NASCAR driver to race 'Trump 2020' vehicle sponsored by pro-Trump PAC...

A political action committee working to help President Donald Trump is sponsoring a NASCAR driver's vehicle starting this weekend....

 2020-07-02 14:49 

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Provoked bison attacks woman at Yellowstone National Park...

The Larsens say that from the moment you arrive at the park, there are signs everywhere saying don't approach the wildlife....

 2020-07-02 14:02 

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Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material...

The justices agreed on Thursday to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court order for the material to be turned over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....

 2020-07-02 13:58 

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Miss. House Representative Jarvis Dortch resigns...

State Representative Jarvis Dortch, D-Jackson, announced Thursday morning that he has resigned from his position....

 2020-07-02 13:49 

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Ghislaine Maxwell, friend of Jeffrey Epstein, arrested...

Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested in New Hampshire, the FBI said Thursday....

 2020-07-02 12:59 

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Lawmakers to get classified briefing on Russia bounty intel...

U.S. officials will provide a classified briefing for congressional leaders Thursday about the intelligence assessment that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan....

 2020-07-02 12:07 

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Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?...

In areas where COVID-19 is spreading, health experts agree that wearing masks or other face coverings in public helps reduce the risk of spreading the virus when people can't socially distance by staying 6 feet apart....

 2020-07-02 10:13 

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A predicted surge in US job growth for June might not last...

Economists have long warned that the economic benefits of allowing businesses to reopen would prove short-lived if the virus wasn't brought under control....

 2020-07-02 09:35 

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Indiana mother charged in fatal mauling of infant son by family dog...

The baby suffered fatal neck and head injuries in the January attack by the family's pit bull mix dog....

 2020-07-02 04:30 

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Fla. sheriff says he'll deputize gun owners if protests overwhelm county...

The sheriff specifically referenced...

 2020-07-01 23:40 

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Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC's concerns...

The Trump administration is promising one of the largest fireworks displays in recent memory in Washington on July Fourth....

 2020-07-01 21:02 

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5 things to watch for in Thursday's jobs report for June...

Economists have forecast that employers added 3 million jobs in June and that the unemployment rate dropped to 12.3% from 13.3% in May....

 2020-07-01 20:10 

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Ex-Bush officials launch super PAC backing Biden over Trump...

A group of former George W. Bush administration and campaign officials have launched a new super PAC supporting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden....

 2020-07-01 19:33 

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Movement for Black Lives plans virtual national convention...

Thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will hold a virtual convention at the end of the summer to produce a new political agenda that builds on the protests that followed George Floyd's death....

 2020-07-01 18:36 

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Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US...

If the protests had driven an explosion in cases, experts say, the jumps would have started to become apparent within two weeks....

 2020-07-01 17:47 

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Russians voters agree to extend Putin's rule to 2036...

A majority of Russians approved amendments to Russia's constitution in a weeklong vote ending Wednesday, allowing President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, although the balloting was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and o...

 2020-07-01 16:31 

WLBT

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Watching Sun Belt virus spikes, other states back off on reopening...

The run-up in cases — blamed in part on...

 2020-07-01 16:22 

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Family of missing Ft. Hood soldier says man in apparent suicide linked to disappearance...

Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, disappeared without a trace on April 22....

 2020-07-01 15:36 

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Health experts slam US hoarding of only licensed virus drug...

Health experts on Wednesday slammed the U.S. decision to hog nearly the entire global supply of remdesivir, the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19, warning that type of selfish behavior sets a dangerous precedent for attempts to share scarce trea...

 2020-07-01 14:48 

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Trump: I'll veto defense bill to keep Confederate base names...

The Senate Armed Services Committee approved Warren's measure to force the bases to be renamed within three years by a voice vote last month....

 2020-07-01 13:27 

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Seattle mayor orders 'occupied' area cleared, police arrive...

Seattle police converged on the city's "occupied" protest zone early Wednesday after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order for protesters to vacate the area....

 2020-07-01 12:48 

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Trump tweets that Russia bounty allegations are 'Fake News'...

Lawmakers have been demanding answers over the allegations, and Democrats have accused Trump of bowing to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the risk of U.S. soldiers' lives....

 2020-07-01 12:20 

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Report: Boeing fell short in disclosing key changes to Max...

A government report says Boeing did not give regulators documents about changes it made in a key system blamed in two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jet, and that officials responsible for approving the plane did not know how powerfully the system could pu...

 2020-07-01 10:47 

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Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus...

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century....

 2020-07-01 05:13 

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Businesswoman upsets 5-term congressman in Colorado primary...

Lauren Boebert won the Republican Party primary after a campaign in which she accused Rep. Scott Tipton of not being sufficiently pro-Donald Trump....

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