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 2020-08-06 02:08 

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Rep. Rodney Davis Tests Positive for Coronavirus...

Illinois Republican Rep. Rodney Davis said he tested positive for Covid-19, the 11th House lawmaker to contract the virus....

 2020-08-06 01:14 

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Trump Campaign Raises $165 Million in July, $25 Million More Than Biden's...

President Trump's campaign hauled in more than $165 million in July in combined fundraising with the Republican National Committee, surpassing Joe Biden's campaign team by about $25 million....

 2020-08-06 00:56 

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Facebook, Twitter Take Down Video of Trump Saying Children 'Almost Immune' From Covid-19...

Facebook and Twitter removed a video posted by President Trump in which he said children are "almost immune" from Covid-19, a claim that the companies said ran afoul their rules against harmful misinformation about coronavirus....

 2020-08-06 00:26 

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The Swedish Economic Model...

Stockholm strikes a different balance between virus and GDP....

 2020-08-06 00:15 

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Trump's Trillion-Dollar Choice...

Another Pelosi-Mnuchin blowout isn't needed and will divide the GOP....

 2020-08-05 21:49 

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Hating Humanity Won't Get You Canceled...

'Some of us can only hope for the right virus to come along,' the scientist wrote....

 2020-08-05 21:48 

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'Countdown 1945' Review: Checkmate in the Pacic...

Japan believed that only the vanquished can decide when to stop ghting. The bomb gave the U.S. unprecedented persuasive power....

 2020-08-05 21:47 

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From Hiroshima's Devastation, a Wrenching Account of the Human Toll...

John Hersey shook Americans by telling the story of history's first atomic bombing from the survivors' point of view....

 2020-08-05 21:45 

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Notable & Quotable: William Allen White...

'Whoever tramples on the plea for justice temperately made in the name of peace only outrages peace.'...

 2020-08-05 21:45 

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The Atomic Bomb Saved Millions—Including Japanese...

An invasion would have meant massive casualties. War would have dragged on until 1947 or later....

 2020-08-05 21:30 

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Beirut Explosion Brings Lebanon to the Brink...

Lebanon and its people have a long history of resilience—surviving years of brutal, sectarian civil strife, an invasion by Syria and a bruising war with Israel. But the country's latest run of misfortune threatens to push it over the edge....

 2020-08-05 21:28 

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Supreme Court Has Greatest Public Approval in 11 Years...

A Gallup poll found that 58% of Americans approve of Supreme Court justices' performance after a term during which it expanded LGBT rights, gave religious schools more access to state funds and exposed President Trump to investigation for possible fin...

 2020-08-05 20:57 

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Trump Campaign Again Asks for Extra Debate With Biden...

The Trump campaign again called for an additional presidential debate in early September, and the Biden campaign again rejected the request....

 2020-08-05 20:23 

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What Is Ammonium Nitrate, the Chemical Behind the Beirut Explosion?...

Widely used in farming as fertilizer, the substance has caused some of the world's deadliest blasts outside wartime....

 2020-08-05 18:37 

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Chicago Fed President Says Trouble Is Brewing for Economy Without Fiscal Policy Boost...

Charles Evans said the U.S. economy would face a much steeper climb should Congress fail to at least partially extend more generous unemployment benefits and take broader fiscal policy action to combat the effects of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-05 18:36 

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Shipping Lines Shift Vessels from Devastated Beirut Port...

Several offices were heavily damaged and one CMA CGM worker is missing following Tuesday's massive explosion....

 2020-08-05 18:10 

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Lebanon Bonds Hold Ground After Deadly Explosion...

Lebanon's sovereign bonds held steady following the deadly explosion in Beirut that threatened to exacerbate the economic crisis raging in the country....

 2020-08-05 17:16 

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McConnell, Schumer Trade Shots on Pace of Coronavirus-Aid Talks...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) accused Democratic negotiators of stalling and giving too little ground in coronavirus-aid negotiations, while Democrats shot back that Republicans haven't recognized the severity of the crisis in its r...

 2020-08-05 16:06 

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Antitrust Can't Bust a Monopoly of Ideas...

Consumer-protection tools won't be effective against the larger threat to American democracy....

 2020-08-05 16:05 

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At Long Last, Iraq Is Getting Back on Track...

The costs have been high, but the country is doing better in many ways than it was before Saddam's fall....

 2020-08-05 15:28 

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Acting State Department Watchdog Resigns...

Stephen Akard, who has served as the acting State Department inspector general since the May ouster of Steve Linick, has resigned his post and plans to join the private sector, the department said Wednesday....

 2020-08-05 14:00 

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Lapse in Extra Unemployment Benefits to Hurt U.S. Recovery, Economists Say...

Many economists expect last week's expiration of $600 in enhanced weekly unemployment benefits to lead to a sharp drop-off in household spending and a setback for the U.S. economy's near-term recovery....

 2020-08-05 12:00 

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Florida's Elder-Care Facilities Buckle as Virus Deaths Climb...

Early on, Florida locked down elder-care facilities amid the pandemic, and the move initially helped stave off widespread deaths. Now, as the state contends with a surge of new infections, those defenses have faltered....

 2020-08-05 11:37 

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Trump's 90-Day Challenge: Settle on a Message and Erase Biden's Lead...

With 90 days until Election Day and weeks until the early voting process starts in some states, the president's campaign is trying to refocus as he trails presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in national and swing-state polls....

 2020-08-05 11:00 

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A Spotlight on Black Figures in Old Master Paintings...

Online lectures at the Uffizi Galleries focus on the Black presence in paintings, drawing praise on social media—and protests outside the Italian museum....

 2020-08-05 09:41 

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Beirut Explosion Kills at Least 100, Injures Thousands...

At least 100 people have died and thousands more were injured in the massive explosion in Lebanon's capital, the Red Cross said, as the army cordoned off areas worst affected by a blast that caused widespread damage and blanketed Beirut in dust and de...

 2020-08-05 09:30 

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Foreign Investors Flock to Russian Government Bonds...

After a feud with fellow oil exporter Saudi Arabia, Russia's efforts to shore up its finances may be paying off....

 2020-08-05 09:30 

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Joe Biden Plans to Spend $280 Million for Advertising During the General Election...

Joe Biden's presidential campaign said it was devoting $280 million in paid advertising during the general election, focusing on 15 states pivotal to the former vice president's challenge to President Trump....

 2020-08-05 06:33 

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Trump Campaign Sues Nevada Over New Mail-In Ballot Plan...

President Trump's campaign and other Republican groups sued to block Nevada from implementing a new election plan that includes automatically mailing ballots to all active registered voters this November, representing the GOP's latest pushback aga...

 2020-08-05 02:47 

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Justice Department Seeks as Much as $18.1 Billion From Purdue Pharma...

The Justice Department is seeking as much as $18.1 billion from bankrupt opioid maker Purdue Pharma, new filings show, a demand that could disrupt the company's monthslong effort to reach a settlement with states and local communities that accuse it o...

 2020-08-05 01:20 

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Beirut Explosion: What Happened in Lebanon and Everything Else You Need to Know...

At least 50 people were killed and thousands injured in a massive explosion at the port in Beirut. Here's what we know so far....

 2020-08-04 23:20 

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The Geopolitics of TikTok...

A Microsoft deal makes sense, but Trump's finder's fee is wrong....

 2020-08-04 23:05 

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Test Every American for Covid-19...

The U.S. needs to be on war footing. Some 500 labs could switch to running swabs....

 2020-08-04 22:46 

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TikTok Microsoft Sale: Trump Wants the U.S. Government to Get a Cut...

President Trump said he was ready to approve Microsoft's purchase of TikTok's U.S. operations, but only if the government receives a portion of the money from the deal...

 2020-08-04 22:25 

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U.S. Sending 200 Troops to Poland, Part of a Gradual Increase...

Approximately 200 soldiers assigned to a U.S. Army headquarters will begin serving in rotating tours in Poland, the Army said, in the latest push by the Trump administration to bolster the U.S. presence there....

 2020-08-04 21:14 

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Saudi Arabia, With China's Help, Expands Its Nuclear Program...

Saudi Arabia has constructed with Chinese help a facility for extracting uranium yellowcake from uranium ore, an advance in the oil-rich kingdom's drive to master nuclear technology, according to Western officials with knowledge of the site....

 2020-08-04 20:00 

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Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Produces Positive Results in First-Stage Study...

Novavax said its experimental coronavirus vaccine induced promising immune responses and was generally well-tolerated in healthy adults in the first human study of the shot....

 2020-08-04 19:55 

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Portland Protests Turn Peaceful...

Protests in Portland turned largely peaceful after federal agents withdrew, and organizers called on demonstrators to vote in November...

 2020-08-04 17:58 

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The GOP Should Let States Decide the Use of Aid Money...

Take the money that the Democrats want to use for unemployment benefits and block grant it to the States...

 2020-08-04 17:45 

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NSA Warns Cellphone Location Data Could Pose National-Security Threat...

The National Security Agency issued new guidance for military and intelligence-community personnel, warning about the risks of cellphone location tracking through apps, wireless networks and Bluetooth technology....

 2020-08-04 17:36 

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Is TikTok Getting Banned in the U.S.? It's Complicated. Here's Everything You Need to Know...

The battle over the future of TikTok is continuing this week as ByteDance Ltd., Microsoft Corp., and the Trump administration discuss outlines of a deal that could hive off TikTok's U.S. operations....

 2020-08-04 17:21 

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The Hidden Danger of Masks...

Dr. Birx noted in April that they can promote a false sense of security. Protests bear that out....

 2020-08-04 17:20 

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Trump and Merkel's Clash Is 30 Years in the Making...

The U.S. plan to withdraw troops is a big step toward revising the bargain it gave Europe in the Cold War....

 2020-08-04 17:19 

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Foreign Powers Face Off in Libyan Civil War, Risking Wider Conflict...

International forces facing off across the Libyan conflict's new front line on the approaches to its oil-rich east threaten to transform the struggle into a wider, regional fight, fueled by economic interests and geopolitical rivalry....

 2020-08-04 16:36 

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UAW Board Member Resigns Amid Accusations of Sexual Harassment...

A member of the United Auto Workers executive board has resigned following an internal investigation into allegations he sexually harassed subordinates, according to people familiar with the matter....

 2020-08-04 16:01 

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Catherine Hardwicke Is a Director Who Loves to Leap...

The filmmaker was "too creative" for architecture school, so she took a shot at Hollywood....

 2020-08-04 15:57 

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White House Nixes FCC Nominee Who Questioned Bid to Regulate Social Media...

The White House withdrew Mike O'Rielly's nomination for a new term on the Federal Communications Commission because of reservations he expressed about President Trump's initiative to regulate how social media platforms treat user-generated con...

 2020-08-04 15:56 

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Lebanon Struck by Blast at Beirut Port...

Lebanon's capital city of Beirut was hit by a massive explosion near a port, causing widespread damage in nearby neighborhoods....

 2020-08-04 15:46 

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New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot Resigns...

New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, who helped oversee the city's response to the coronavirus pandemic, resigned from her post....

 2020-08-04 15:36 

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TikTok Users Drawn to Rival Platforms as Trump Threatens U.S. Ban...

Unfamiliar names such as byte and Triller have charged up the Apple App Store rankings because they offer short videos like those on TikTok, the social-media breakout facing an uncertain future in the U.S....

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