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 2020-08-08 07:00 

Times Free Press

Seth Rogen's Israel comments highlight fraught diaspora ties...

It began as a lighthearted conversation between two Jewish comedians, riffing on a podcast about the idiosyncrasies of their shared heritage....

 2020-08-08 06:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Belarus' leader faces toughest challenge yet in Sunday vote...

After 26 years in office, the autocratic leader of Belarus is contending with circumstances beyond his control as he tries to win a sixth term...

 2020-08-08 06:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump...

Russians are believed to be working against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election...

 2020-08-08 06:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Indian plane skids off hilltop runway, cracks, killing 18...

The plane swayed violently as it approached a hilltop runway drenched in monsoon rain, and moments later the special return flight for Indians stranded abroad by the pandemic skidded off, nosedived and cracked in two, leaving 18 dead and more than 120 inj...

 2020-08-08 06:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Virus aid talks collapse; no help expected for jobless now...

It's looking more likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus...

 2020-08-08 06:05 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Remains recovered after California Marine tank sinks...

The military has recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast...

 2020-08-08 06:00 

Times Free Press

US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage from coronavirus pandemic...

U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government's jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage from the pandemic could last far longer than many observers originally envisioned....

 2020-08-08 05:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

AP sources: Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision...

Joe Biden recently talked with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who traveled to Delaware to meet with Biden as he neared the announcement of his vice presidential choice...

 2020-08-08 05:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks...

Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival...

 2020-08-08 05:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Remains of 9 killed in California Marine sinking recovered...

The military has recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast...

 2020-08-08 05:00 

Times Free Press

Lizzo signs TV deal with Amazon Studios in 'dream come true'...

She has lit up awards shows and concert stages, soared up various Billboard charts, starred in commercials. She even appeared on the silver screen in...

 2020-08-08 04:55 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Trout homers again on birthday, but Angels fall to Rangers...

Mike Trout hit another homer on his birthday for the Los Angels Angels, but they didn't win as he turned 29...

 2020-08-08 04:50 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: India reports 933 deaths as cases near 2.1M...

India has recorded 933 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh infections surged by another 61,537 cases to reach nearly 2.1 million...

 2020-08-08 04:45 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Remains of 7 Marines, 1 sailor recovered off California coast...

The remains of seven Marines and a sailor were recovered off the California coast Friday, the Marine Expeditionary Force said in a statement....

 2020-08-08 04:33 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Oprah Magazine sponsors 26 billboards to honor Breonna Taylor...

The magazine commissioned 26 billboards, one for each year of Taylor's life, across Louisville....

 2020-08-08 04:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Celtics build 40-point lead, roll past Raptors 122-100...

Jaylen Brown scored 20 points, Jayson Tatum added 18 and the Boston Celtics never trailed on the way to an emphatic 122-100 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night...

 2020-08-08 04:03 

Times Free Press

A small matter: Wind River Tiny Homes in Apison, Tennessee, emphasizes quality over quantity...

People have been forced to refocus and simplify their lives during the coronavirus pandemic, and that may ultimately grow interest in the tiny house market, says Paul Beckmann, co-owner of Wind River Tiny Homes in Apison, Tennessee....

 2020-08-08 04:00 

Times Free Press

Joe Arpaio loses sheriff's race in 2nd failed comeback bid...

Joe Arpaio on Friday was narrowly defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff's post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016 amid voter frustrations over his taxpayer-funded legal bills, his penchant for self-promotio...

 2020-08-08 04:00 

Times Free Press

Going big: Most of Chattanooga's large projects move ahead despite coronavirus...

The same reasons his firm liked Chattanooga before the coronavirus outbreak are still in place in the city today, says Alan McMahon of Charleston, South Carolina-based developer The Beach Co....

 2020-08-08 04:00 

Times Free Press

These Tennessee and Georgia billionaires have gained in wealth during the coronavirus pandemic...

Tennessee and Georgia has 20 billionaires who collectively saw their wealth increase by nearly $19 billion, or nearly 29%, during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns in the United States....

 2020-08-08 03:53 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Texas man breaks into city jail after being released, sneaks into courthouse...

A Texas man released from a city jail is accused of returning to the jail and sneaking into a closed courtroom, authorities said....

 2020-08-08 03:40 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Q&A: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary on Sunday...

The city of Nagasaki in southern Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing on Sunday...

 2020-08-08 03:40 

Times Free Press

PGA Championship leader gains confidence in San Francisco...

TPC Harding Park is renowned for producing champions who are among the all-time best in golf. Halfway through the PGA Championship, Li Haotong delivered his own footnote in history....

 2020-08-08 03:34 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Libertarian presidential nominee spreads message in Memphis...

Dr. Jo Jorgensen has been making the rounds with stops in Pittsburg, Maryland, Washington, DC and West Virginia....

 2020-08-08 03:30 

Times Free Press

Liberty University's Jerry Falwell Jr. takes leave after social media uproar...

Jerry Falwell Jr. took an indefinite leave of absence Friday as the leader of Liberty University, one of the nation's top evangelical Christian colleges, days after apologizing for a social media post that caused an uproar even among fellow conservati...

 2020-08-08 03:28 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

New rules outline road to reopening bars...

The directive said limited-service restaurants can open if there is a downward trend for two weeks, the positivity rate is less than five percent and more....

 2020-08-08 03:20 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Colorado State pauses football after allegations of racism...

Colorado State is pausing all football activities after an investigation started by the president of the university into the program's handling of COVID-19 cases uncovered allegations of racism and verbal abuse toward athletes...

 2020-08-08 03:19 

The Tennessean

Broadway looked different Friday night as city cracks down on mask mandate...

Visitors largely ignored the mandate during previous weekends. That changed Friday, when nearly every person there wore a mask....

 2020-08-08 03:16 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

George Floyd case: Judge rules media, public can view officers’ body camera footage...
 2020-08-08 03:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Surprising Marlins win again, top Mets 4-3 for 6th straight...

Francisco Cervelli hit a three-run homer, Humberto Mejia impressed in his abbreviated major league debut and the Miami Marlins kept up their surprising surge by beating the New York Mets 4-3...

 2020-08-08 03:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Missed tap-in costs Fowler the weekend at PGA Championship...

Rickie Fowler's putt was the length of a pencil...

 2020-08-08 03:10 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump...

U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump's ree...

 2020-08-08 03:00 

Times Free Press

Warnings flashed for years of explosives at heart of Beirut...

At least 10 times over the past six years, authorities from Lebanon's customs, military, security agencies and judiciary raised alarm that a massive stockpile of explosive chemicals was being kept with almost no safeguard at the port in the heart of B...

 2020-08-08 02:59 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Tax-free weekend on restaurant sales begins in Tennessee...

The tax-free weekend ends Sunday....

 2020-08-08 02:49 

Times Free Press

Chattanooga, Atlanta 'good trouble' activists revive local activism after freedom ride, interference by city...

Activists from Chattanooga and Atlanta banded together Friday night for a fiery resurgence to this summer's marathon protests against police brutality in honor of the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis, curating...

 2020-08-08 02:39 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Former Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department captain dies after battling COVID-19...

The Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own Friday evening. The fire department announced the passing of former Captain James Parks, saying he "lost his battle with COVID-19. "Parks joined the volunteer fir...

 2020-08-08 02:35 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Nets, Magic grab last two NBA playoff spots in the East...

The NBA playoff picture is getting a little clearer...

 2020-08-08 02:30 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Hasbro pulls Trolls doll after complaints that it promotes child abuse...

A button placed under the doll's skirt prompts her to respond with exclamations like "Whee!" and "Oh!"...

 2020-08-08 02:30 

Times Free Press

Portland protesters cause mayhem again, police officer hurt...

About 200 people, some wielding homemade shields, clashed with police early Friday for the third consecutive night as two other Black Lives Matter rallies proceeded peacefully elsewhere in the city, authorities said....

 2020-08-08 02:26 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Washington Football Team releases RB Derrius Guice after domestic violence arrest...

The Washington Football Team released Derrius Guice on Friday after learning the running back had been arrested two hours earlier on domestic violence charges....

 2020-08-08 02:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Michigan official to resign after defending racist slur...

An official in a northern Michigan county says another official who acknowledged using a racist slur plans to resign...

 2020-08-08 02:25 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

The Latest: Hawaii schools to open year with remote learning...

Hawaii officials say the state's public school students will begin the academic year with remote learning only, after a spike of coronavirus cases...

 2020-08-08 02:19 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

As businesses move toward contactless payments, lawmakers support cash requirement bill...

Several Tennessee lawmakers are supporting a bill that would require businesses to accept cash. Christian Spears, the president of Tennessee Brew Works, said his staff has been trying to do the opposite move toward contactless payments. "It's more...

 2020-08-08 02:15 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

SCS parents relieved with precautions taken but still have concerns as first day of school nears...

The school district doesn't know how long the virtual phase will last....

 2020-08-08 02:15 

Times Free Press

Trump says he delivered 'major victory' for TVA workers this week...

President Trump Friday night bragged that he helped provide...

 2020-08-08 02:12 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

After weeks of no citations, MNPD steps up mask enforcement under new leadership...

After several weekends of large parties in Music City and crowds of people gathering on Broadway without masks, still receiving no citations, Metro leaders are now taking additional steps to enforce the mask mandate this weekend. These announcements are c...

 2020-08-08 02:00 

WHBQ

[ Memphis ]

Blackhawks advance after eliminating Oilers 3-1 in best-of-5...

Brandon Saad, Matthew Highmore and Dominik Kubalik scored and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Edmonton 3-2, knocking the Oilers out of the postseason tournament...

 2020-08-08 02:00 

Times Free Press

Harleys everywhere, masks nowhere: Sturgis draws thousands...

Thousands of bikers poured into the small South Dakota city of Sturgis on Friday as the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally rumbled to life despite fears it could lead to a massive coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-08-08 01:53 

FOX Chattanooga

Chattanooga PD: Man critically injured in shooting on Rossville Boulevard Friday night...

Chattanooga Police say a man is in critical condition after being shot on Rossville Boulevard Friday night. It happened around 8:30 p. m. on the 4500 block of Rossville Boulevard. CPD spokeswoman Elisa Myzal tells us the report got called in from the park...

 2020-08-08 01:45 

Times Free Press

Cubs-Cardinals weekend series off due to virus; Braves-Phillies game rained out...

Major League Baseball announced the whole weekend set was off hours after saying Friday night's game had been scrapped to ensure everyone affected on the St. Louis Cardinals was identified....

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