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 2021-07-31 00:13 

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Dawson Warns Lions To Beware 'Possessed' South Africa...

Matt Dawson has told the British and Irish Lions to be prepared to go to a "new place" mentally if they are to seal a series win over South Africa with victory in the second Test at Cape Town on Saturday....

 2021-07-31 00:12 

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Wildfires Highlight Need For Climate Action, Biden Says...

President Joe Biden spoke Friday with governors of several western US states where severe wildfires are devastating communities, telling them the crisis highlights the urgent need for action to stem climate change.In a teleconference from the White House,...

 2021-07-31 00:10 

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Rugby Canada Fires Coach Over Social Media Posts...

Rugby Canada sacked one of its development coaches on Friday over a series of social media posts that were critical of the women's sevens performance at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.Jamie Cudmore wore several hats for Rugby Canada in his role in charge of ...

 2021-07-31 00:09 

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US Seizes Tanker Used To Deliver Oil To N.Korea...

The United States on Friday seized a Singapore-owned oil tanker that was used to make illegal oil deliveries to North Korea, the Justice Department said.A New York federal judge issued a judgment of forfeiture authorizing the United States to take ownersh...

 2021-07-30 22:16 

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US Sanctions Top Cuban Police For Suppressing Protests...

The US slapped fresh sanctions Friday on Cuban police for suppressing anti-government demonstrations this month, with President Joe Biden warning additional punitive measures were in store if the communist-ruled nation does not undertake sweeping reforms....

 2021-07-30 21:57 

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Walmart, Disney Announce New Covid-19 Steps Amid Delta Surge...

Walmart announced Friday it is again requiring some American employees to wear face masks, while Disney mandated non-union US employees get vaccinated.The moves come as US officials redouble efforts to encourage more vaccinations in response to the highly...

 2021-07-30 21:27 

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Stocks Fall On Delta Worries, Profit Taking...

Major stock markets pulled back Friday as worries about the Delta variant of Covid-19 and profit taking offset another round of mostly strong corporate earnings.Analysts described rising investor unease as more companies delay or shift their return-to-off...

 2021-07-30 21:16 

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Cubs Clear House, Deal Rizzo, Bryant, Baez, Kimbrel And More At MLB Trade Deadline...

The Chicago Cubs were this season's biggest sellers at Friday's MLB trade deadline as they have unloaded several big names and fan favorites....

 2021-07-30 20:38 

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EU Banks Can Weather 'Harsh' Crises But With Big Losses...

European banks can weather a severe economic crisis with a sharp drop in their financial reserves, according to results from an extensive stress test published on Friday.In the worst-case scenario, described as "very severe" and covering a period ...

 2021-07-30 20:26 

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US Sanctions Two Top Cuban Police Officials For Suppressing Protests...

The US Treasury announced sanctions Friday on two top Cuban police officials as well as the country's entire National Revolutionary Police for their roles in suppressing anti-government demonstrations that began July 11.The Treasury named NRP Director...

 2021-07-30 19:57 

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IRS To Turn Over Trump's Tax Returns To Congress, Justice Department Says...

The Internal Revenue Service must turn over Former President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress, the Department of Justice said Friday. In the written opinion, DOJ said that the House Ways and Means Committee has "invoked sufficient reasons...

 2021-07-30 19:46 

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Lumen Metabolism Tracker Review: The Ultimate Weight Loss Buddy...

Who Is The Lumen Metabolism Tracker For?The Lumen metabolism tracker is an easy way to learn what to do to lose weight The Lumen tracker provides a number of goals with reminders and tips for reaching those goals, making it great for motivational helpAlre...

 2021-07-30 19:42 

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Walmart Again Requiring Masked Workers In Parts Of US...

The world's largest retailer Walmart announced Friday that it will again require employees to wear face masks at stores in areas of the United States with high rates of Covid-19 transmission.The chain, which has become something of a bellwether for sa...

 2021-07-30 19:35 

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Consumer Sentiment Nosedives Amid Inflation Concerns...

Consumer sentiment sharply declined to 81.2 in July, down from 85.5 in June, amid inflation concerns as the economy slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.The projected number was 80.8, according to the University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment ...

 2021-07-30 19:29 

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Dressel, Ledecky Hunt More Gold As Fraser-Pryce Seeks 100m Treble...

US swim stars Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will target more gold in Tokyo on Saturday as Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce tries to become the first woman to win an individual Olympic athletics event three times.Dressel, with two titles already un...

 2021-07-30 19:20 

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Israel Blames Iran Over Lethal Attack On Oil Tanker Off Oman...

Two crew members of an oil tanker managed by a prominent Israeli businessman's company were killed in an attack off Oman, the vessel's London-based operator said Friday, with Israel blaming Iran.Tehran is "sowing violence and destruction,"...

 2021-07-30 19:15 

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Twitter To Offer 'Bounty' To Find Algorithmic Bias...

Twitter said Friday it would offer a cash "bounty" to users and researchers to help root out algorithmic bias on the social media platform.The San Francisco tech firm said this would be "the industry's first algorithmic bias bounty competi...

 2021-07-30 18:28 

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Royal Caribbean Sees Another 6 Passengers Test Positive For COVID-19...

Four fully vaccinated passengers and two unvaccinated minors on a Royal Caribbean (RCL) cruise that departed Nassau, Bahamas on Sunday aboard the Adventures of the Seas ship have tested positive for COVID-19...

 2021-07-30 18:12 

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'The View' Desperately Looks For New Co-Host As McCain Sets To Leave...

ABC's long-running daytime talk show "The View" is scrambling to find Joy Behar a co-host after her on-screen enemy Meghan McCain quit live on air.The show is now seeking a "Trump Republican" to replace the conservative cast member tha...

 2021-07-30 17:45 

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'The War Has Changed': US Documents Sound Alarm On Delta Variant...

The Delta variant of the coronavirus is as contagious as chickenpox, probably causes more severe disease than past strains, and breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals may be as transmissible as unvaccinated cases, according to a leaked US government...

 2021-07-30 17:21 

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Walmart Doubles Down On The COVID Vaccine, Pays Workers $150 To Get The Shot...

Walmart (WMT) is giving its employees even more reason to get vaccinated as it has doubled its COVID vaccine incentive to $150 for workers who get the shot while also encouraging them to mask up in certain regions of the country....

 2021-07-30 17:09 

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Dodgers Land Max Scherzer And Trea Turner In Blockbuster Deal...

The Los Angeles Dodgers made a serious pitch to defend their World Series title with a blockbuster deal that will send Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer and All-Star shortstop Trea Turner to L.A. for their two best prospects plus two mid-level ones....

 2021-07-30 17:09 

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China Fights Covid Surge As Japan Extends Emergency During Olympics...

Hundreds of thousands of people in China were in lockdown on Friday as the country battled its worst Covid-19 outbreak in months, while Japan -- a week into the Olympics -- extended its state of emergency due to surging infections....

 2021-07-30 17:04 

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Amanda Knox Accuses New Movie Of Cashing In On Her Case...

Amanda Knox is complaining angrily that the new Matt Damon movie "Stillwater" -- a drama about a young American jailed in Europe for a killing she insists she did not commit -- cashes in on her own ordeal.Knox and her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito ...

 2021-07-30 16:34 

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MyPillow Pulls Ads From Fox News For Rejecting Election Fraud Commercial...

MyPillow Chief Executive Mike Lindell, one of Fox News' biggest advertisers, said he is pulling his ads from the conservative news network over a disagreement over one of his commercials....

 2021-07-30 16:34 

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Caterpillar See Profits Jump Despite Reticence In Key Industries...

Caterpillar reported a jump in second-quarter profits Friday driven by higher sales across its divisions, but said customers in major industries were still avoiding new investments.The company's results showed the benefits of the recovery in the globa...

 2021-07-30 16:34 

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Caterpillar Sees Profits Jump Despite Reticence In Key Industries...

Caterpillar reported a jump in second-quarter profits Friday driven by higher sales across its divisions, but said customers in major industries were still avoiding new investments.The company's results showed the benefits of the recovery in the globa...

 2021-07-30 16:11 

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Stocks Decline On Profit-taking...

Major stock markets declined Friday as investors digested earnings and took profits from strong gains the previous day, despite the eurozone's economic rebound.Growing expectations that the US Federal Reserve will begin to withdraw exceptional monetar...

 2021-07-30 16:03 

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Police Guard Killed At UN Compound As Fighting Rages For Afghan City...

An Afghan police guard was killed Friday when a United Nations compound came under attack in Herat, officials said, as fighting raged between government forces and the Taliban on the outskirts of the western city.Violence has surged across the country sin...

 2021-07-30 15:53 

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12 Best Tokyo Olympics 2020 Team USA Merchandise...

Team USA Basketball is one of the most star-studded teams in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 events. They continue to be heavy favorites in any sporting competitions they participate in. However, things may not go smooth sailing with Team USA as other national ba...

 2021-07-30 15:23 

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Two Dead In Attack On Israel-linked Oil Tanker Off Oman...

Two crew members of an oil tanker managed by a company owned by a prominent Israeli businessman were killed in an attack off Oman, the vessel's London-based operator said Friday.Analysts said the attack bore all the hallmarks of tit-for-tat exchanges ...

 2021-07-30 15:12 

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Massachusetts Outbreak Of Nearly 900 Mostly Vaccinated People May Have Prompted CDC Mask Reversal...

A COVID outbreak of nearly 900 people in Provincetown, Mass., where the majority of individuals were fully vaccinated, may have been the trigger behind the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to reverse its face mask guidelines this ...

 2021-07-30 15:02 

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US Oil Giants To Keep A Lid On Spending Even As Profits Surge...

US oil giants ExxonMobil and Chevron reported strong profits Friday riding a wave of higher prices amid recovering demand, but pledged to keep a lid on spending.The results marked a 180-degree reversal from this time last year when the companies suffered ...

 2021-07-30 14:46 

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15 Organic, Natural Products To Use If You Want To Live Green...

Crazy hail storms, thunderstorms, typhoons, earthquakes, floods and wildfires, these are no longer attributed to just the "crazy weather." It's the immediate and very real effect of climate change on the environment. The earth is getting hotte...

 2021-07-30 14:36 

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CDC Says Delta Variant Is Equally Contagious As Chickenpox...

As COVID cases are on the rise across the U.S., an internal memo from the CDC claims the Delta variant is equally contagious as chickenpox and may cause other illnesses. The document, which was first obtained by The Washington Post, urges "the war has...

 2021-07-30 14:29 

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Here's Why You Shouldn't Skip Your Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine...

Around 58% of Americans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with less than half of the population fully vaccinated from the virus. For those who think one jab will cover it, a study has revealed what the second dose of the vaccine can...

 2021-07-30 14:09 

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Amazon Fined Record 746 Million For Violating EU Privacy Laws...

Amazon (AMZN) was fined 746 million ($886 million) by a European Union privacy regulator for not complying with the alliance's data-protection law, making this the largest EU privacy penalty yet....

 2021-07-30 14:04 

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European Stocks Softer On Profit-taking...

Major stock markets were softer Friday as investors digested earnings and took profits from strong gains the previous day, despite the eurozone's economic rebound.In afternoon trading, London stocks were off by 0.6 percent, with virus-hit airline cong...

 2021-07-30 13:42 

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Kyle Kuzma Contract, Net Worth: Ex-Laker Earned This Little In First 4 Seasons...

Kyle Kuzma is set to earn $40 million for the next three seasons, but he made less than a quarter of that amount in his first four years in the NBA.After being selected No. 27 overall by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2017 NBA Draft, Kuzma was immediately trade...

 2021-07-30 13:37 

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US Stocks Slip In Early Trading On Wall Street...

U.S. stocks weakened in the opening minutes of trading on Wall Street.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 89.93 to 34,995.3x at 9:31 a.m. ET.The Standard & Poor's 500 Index decreased 25.86 to 4,393.63The NASDAQ Composite Index moved lower 138.76 to ...

 2021-07-30 13:31 

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US Price Spike Stabilized In June, Income Rising...

A key US inflation index climbed four percent in June compared to the same month last year, according to government data released Friday, indicating prices remain high as the economy reopens.But rather than accelerating as economists expected, the 12-mont...

 2021-07-30 13:09 

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China Nuclear Reactor Shut Down For Maintenance After Damage...

A reactor at a nuclear plant in southern China has been shut down because it is damaged, the operator said Friday, but it insisted there were no major safety issues.Chinese authorities last month blamed minor fuel rod damage for a build-up of radioactive ...

 2021-07-30 13:00 

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Dems Face A Harris Problem: Vice President's Low Polls Raise Worries About Midterms...

As Democrats vie to buck the trend of the President's party suffering a midterm poll loss, they have something serious to worry about: Vice President Kamala Harris's bad polls. A report by The Hill said Harris made some "tactical missteps outs...

 2021-07-30 12:56 

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Simon Cowell Net Worth: Judge Earned $45M In 'AGT,' $36M In 'American Idol'...

Simon Cowell gained international fame for his scathing critical remarks as a judge on TV competition shows such as "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent" while also raking in big bucks....

 2021-07-30 12:55 

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Beef Recall 2021: Over 295,000 Pounds Of Meat Recalled Over Possible E-Coli Contamination...

More than 295,000 pounds of raw beef products from Greater Omaha Packing have been recalled because they may be contaminated with E. coli.The affected beef was produced on July 13 and distributed for further processing in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, and...

 2021-07-30 12:53 

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P&G Sees Sales Growth Cooling On Supply Chain Pressure...

Procter & Gamble reported higher quarterly earnings on Friday, but cautioned that the uptick in sales would moderate as it faces increasing costs.The consumer products giant, whose brands include Tide detergent and Bounty paper towels, projected sales in ...

 2021-07-30 12:50 

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Mother Charged With Stabbing 8-Week-Old Baby Son To Death, Attempting To Murder 2-Year-Old Girl...

The mother of an 8-week-old baby boy was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday for viciously stabbing the infant to death and trying to kill his elder sister....

 2021-07-30 12:40 

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2-Month-Old Baby Thrashed By Nurse Inside Hospital, Brutal Abuse Caught On Camera...

A nurse in India was arrested after she was caught on camera brutally beating up a 2-month-old baby inside a hospital.The woman, identified as 24-year-old Somayya, was taken into custody Thursday. The police said the accused, who used to get drunk during ...

 2021-07-30 12:31 

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Planted Art: Japan Rice Field Work Marks Tokyo Olympics...

From the ground, there's not much to distinguish the rice stalks in a field in Japan's Gyoda. It's only seen from above that a massive artwork marking the Olympics emerges.The huge, living installation features iconic Japanese images: the famo...

 2021-07-30 12:31 

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Newborn Baby With Umbilical Cord Still Attached Found Dumped In Pile Of Garbage...

A prematurely newborn baby in India was found dumped in a pile of garbage on Thursday morning, with his umbilical cord still attached....

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