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Prosecutor fired by Barr to testify before House committee in closed-door session next week
Fired US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman is scheduled to appear behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, a congressional aide told CNN.
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The High Line announces limited reopening after coronavirus shutdown
Manhattan’s High Line is set for a socially-distanced reopening this month that will include reservations as the Big Apple slowly begins to get back to life, following the devastating coronavirus pandemic. “We are happy to be able to reopen the High Line and we invite our neighbors and fellow New Yorkers across the City to...
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Save over 30% on this comfortable effective face mask with air filter
For cyclists who find themselves behind gas-guzzling cars on the motorway or commuting daily in polluted cities, it is becoming increasingly important to wear masks during your journey. It is why face mask designs like the CompressMax Air™ Face Mask + Filter (now $19.99), were ever created in the first place. This face covering goes above...
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Top Democrat urges White House to withdraw ambassador pick involved in racist ad targeting Black politician
The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is urging the White House to withdraw President Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador to Norway because of the nominee's involvement in the creation of a racist campaign flyer in the 1990s and failure to disclose subsequent legal action associated with it.
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Gerrit Cole already nearing 100 mph as Yankees regroup in Bronx
So much for Gerrit Cole easing into things. Before the Yankees hold their initial spring training 2.0 workout Saturday at Yankee Stadium, the staff ace is almost pushing speed guns into triple digits. “He is pretty close to game speed. I think it was 95 to 99 [mph], so we are in a game-ready velocity,’’...
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‘Strahan, Sara and Keke’ canceled by ABC
“Everyone was feeling good … Ratings were stabilized and were starting to tick up when they went off-air.”
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Daily Trail Markers: Trump, Biden spar over jobs report as cases spike
Trump praised the report as a sign that the "economy is roaring back," while Biden said "there is no victory to be celebrated."
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Hugh Downs, anchor of '20/20' and 'Today,' dead at 99
Hugh Downs, the versatile and Emmy-winning broadcaster whose decades-long TV career ranged from anchoring ABC News' "20/20" to the "Today" show to serving as Jack Paar's sidekick on "The Tonight Show," has died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 99.
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LEGO debuts new sets for the young at heart featuring Marilyn Monroe, The Beatles, Star Wars and Iron Man
LEGO's new line of "LEGO Art" is positioned as a higher-end building set geared towards adult fans.
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Newt Gingrich: The country faces two 'dramatically different futures' in 2020 election
The future of the United States under President Trump's leadership will be "dramatically different" than that of Joe Biden's, Newt Gingrich said.
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Why Maya Moore willingly put her career on hold to create change
Sports Pulse: Reporter Nancy Armour on how Maya Moore is creating change off the court        
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"Mad Men" won't remove scene showing actor in blackface
In the episode, John Slattery's character wears blackface makeup and serenades his bride in front of coworkers.
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A Norwegian woman concerned about contracting Covid-19 finds comfort in her caretakers
As a counselor for people with disabilities, Kine Lyngås has a personal understanding of what those in her care are going through during the pandemic. Now, she's leaning on her own support system to help navigate this crisis.
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Brussels to Name Public Square in Honour of Brontë Sisters
A square in Brussels will be named after the Brontë sisters as part of a wider plan for the “feminization” of public places, more than 178 years after Charlotte and Emily came to the city to study French. Councillors in the north-west district of Koekelberg voted to name a square at the end of Rue…
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Seattle father mourning loss of son killed in 'CHOP' zone gets calls of support from Trump, Seattle mayor
On the day he buried his 19-year-old son, who was gunned down in Seattle’s lawless ‘CHOP’ zone, Horace Lorenzo Anderson Sr. got a phone call from President Trump, who had been moved by his heart-wrenching appearance the night before on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity.”
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Sumaqqiyeh (oxtail stew With chard, sumac and tahini)
This spicy oxtail stew is rich with tahini and chickpeas and gets freshness from chard and chiles.
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Review: Werner Herzog contemplates rent-a-family culture
Werner Herzog examines the cost of relationships and Japan's rent-a-family industry in "Family Romance, LLC."
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Barstool Sports debuts podcast episode with N-word in title
"Looking like fools with that acronym," said one Twitter reaction.
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County-run beaches in O.C. will close July 4th weekend as coronavirus cases surge
A dozen Orange County-operated beaches join a growing list of city shorelines that will close in an effort to keep crowds from congregating and potentially spreading the virus.
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Fire breaks out at Iran's Natanz nuclear complex
The incident is under investigation, according to Iran state media, Press TV, which cited an anonymous Iranian security official as saying that there was "no evidence" of sabotage.
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Soldiers deployed to stop DC protests were issued bayonets
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed that some of the active-duty service members mobilized to Washington, DC, last month to respond to civil unrest were issued bayonets. And Defense Department documents show that some were not trained in riot response before they were deployed to the nation’s capital, according to the...
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Here’s How to Watch ‘Canada’s Drag Race’ in the US
Wow, you are really craving to stream this Drag Race spinoff!
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Duchess Meghan felt 'unprotected' by monarchy from negative media, she says in court papers
Duchess Meghan says in her lawsuit against a British tabloid that the monarchy did not protect her from negative media coverage when she was pregnant.       
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Investors send stocks higher on signs that economy’s still buoyant
Better-than-expected jobs data sent stocks higher on Thursday as Wall Street cautiously cheered evidence that the economy, while still fragile, appears eager to bounce back. The Dow Jones industrial average index of blue-chip stocks ended the day up 0.4 percent, to 25,827.63, while the S&P 500 rose 14.2 points, or 0.5 percent, to 3,130.01. The...
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Co-author of Epstein book calls Ghislaine Maxwell arrest 'biggest story' related to notorious case yet
Author Daniel Halper told "The Daily Briefing" Thursday that the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell is the biggest story related to the Jeffrey Epstein case since the convicted pedophile's jailhouse suicide last year.
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Feds nab Antifa-linked ‘ringleader’ in attack on DC Andrew Jackson statue
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have arrested a man they are calling an Antifa-affiliated “ringleader” of an effort to pull down the Andrew Jackson statue outside the White House last month. FBI agents and Park Police officers nabbed Jason Charter at his home Thursday morning in a joint operation between their departments and charged him with...
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Texas governor orders most residents to wear a face covering in public
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered residents of counties with 20 or more Covid-19 cases to wear a mask in public, according to his office.
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How to see the strange full-moon lunar eclipse this 4th of July weekend
This holiday weekend, the sky has a special treat in store — in addition to the fireworks.
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Death toll in Mexican drug rehab center shooting rises to 26; men were targeted, prosecutors say
The death toll from a shooting attack on a drug rehabilitation center in Mexico has risen to 26, officials confirmed Thursday, making it the deadliest such attack in a decade.
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