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 2021-07-23 19:39 

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Tensions High As Haiti Says Farewell To Slain President...

Haiti said farewell Friday to its slain president Jovenel Moise under tight security at a state funeral marred by an eruption of gunfire outside the venue, highlighting the instability of the impoverished Caribbean country....

 2021-07-23 19:34 

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Treasury Secretary Tells Congress To Raise Debt Ceiling Or Face 'Extraordinary Measures'...

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Friday warned Congress that if U.S. lawmakers are unable to raise or extend the debt ceiling by Aug. 2, her department will have to take "extraordinary measures." In her letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Yell...

 2021-07-23 19:04 

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Longhorns, Sooners, Planning Move To SEC Within Coming Weeks [REPORT]...

So long Big 12, hello SEC.According to ESPN, both the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners are making the move in the coming weeks, after six months of talks....

 2021-07-23 18:34 

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Alabama Governor Blames Unvaccinated Folks For Rise In Covid-19 Cases...

Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday blamed those who are still refusing to get vaccinated for the rise in Covid-19 cases in her state."Folks are supposed to have common sense," Ivey told reporters during a press conference in Birmingham....

 2021-07-23 18:15 

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US To Hit Debt Limit On August 1, Yellen Warns...

The US government will hit the federal borrowing limit on August 1, forcing officials to take "extraordinary measures" until lawmakers increase the level, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Friday.Congress suspended the debt limit in 2019 but th...

 2021-07-23 18:13 

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Djokovic Starts Olympic Mission As Pogacar Targets Road Race Gold...

History-chasing Novak Djokovic launches his quest for Olympic tennis glory, while Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar goes for one of 11 gold medals on offer Saturday as the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics finally rumble into life....

 2021-07-23 18:05 

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Cleveland Indians Changing Name To Guardians...

In a decision reflecting the push for institutions to change names that are now seen as discriminatory or racist, the Cleveland Indians have announced plans to change the name they've held since 1915. Come next season, fans will be cheering for the Cl...

 2021-07-23 17:41 

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31 Kids Test Positive For COVID In New York In Overnight Camp Outbreak...

A New York sleepaway camp was the site of a COVID outbreak, where 31 campers under the age of 12 tested positive for COVID-19, but none of the campers older than 12, who were vaccinated, did....

 2021-07-23 17:13 

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11 Best Back To School Laptops 2021: Up to 59% Discount For Students...

Back-to-school sales are now aplenty as the start of a new school year approaches. The best laptop deals for students include great specs and big discounts. Take advantage of the sales on the Lenovo US site and at BestBuy US where you can score really gre...

 2021-07-23 16:30 

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Kanye West Hypes New Album -- But No Official Release...

The mercurial Kanye West has previewed his 10th studio album "Donda" at an arena listening event -- but characteristically blew past Friday's expected release without officially dropping the record.The artist, 44, arrived nearly two hours late...

 2021-07-23 16:25 

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Mexico To Send Navy Ships With Food And Medicine To Cuba...

Mexico will send two navy ships with food and medical supplies to Cuba, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.The ships, which will leave the port of Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, are Mexico's humanitarian move to aid the Cuban people who ...

 2021-07-23 16:04 

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OtterBox Mobile Gaming Clip & Carrying Case Review: The Best Way To Play On The Go...

Who Is The OtterBox Mobile Gaming Clip and Carrying Case For?The OtterBox Mobile Gaming Clip and Carrying Case are ideal for any gamer on the goBoth the case and clip are designed for Xbox controllers, which is great for those playing xCloud or Stadia gam...

 2021-07-23 15:58 

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8 Best Wine And Cheese Pairings For National Wine And Cheese Day 2021...

Finding the best cheese for wine night is always an exciting discovery. This can lead you to explore more of the best wine and cheese pairings which you can also share with friends especially on National Wine and Cheese Day this July 25.Celebrate this day...

 2021-07-23 15:50 

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GM Recall 2021: More Fire Concerns Over Chevy Bolt EVs Force Second Recall...

General Motors (GM) has recalled its 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs for a second time over concerns of a "rare manufacturing defect" that could cause the electric cars to start on fire....

 2021-07-23 15:30 

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Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Make Facebook A Virtual Reality 'Metaverse'...

Mark Zuckerberg has plans to make Facebook into a "metaverse company" within the next five years and has spent $2 billion on virtual-reality products to make it happen.Transforming itself from a social media site into a new way to virtually intera...

 2021-07-23 15:24 

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GM Announces 2nd Bolt Recall To Address Fire Risk...

General Motors announced Friday a second recall of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt to address a battery defect blamed for recent car fires.GM cited "two rare manufacturing defects" in the high-voltage batteries, which are produced by LG Chem in So...

 2021-07-23 15:17 

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Tennis Star Osaka Lights Tokyo Olympics Cauldron As Games Open...

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron as the Tokyo Games opened on Friday after a year's pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats.Osaka lifted the torch to the gleaming cauldron, which had unfurled at the top of a ramp repr...

 2021-07-23 15:01 

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Google Parent Launches New 'Moonshot' For Robotics Software...

Google's parent Alphabet unveiled a new "moonshot" project to develop software for robotics which could be used in a wide range of industries.The new unit, dubbed Intrinsic, will "become an independent Alphabet company," and seek indus...

 2021-07-23 14:36 

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UN Security Council Condemns Turkey Leader's Position On Cyprus: Statement...

The UN Security Council on Friday condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's call for two states in Cyprus and a move to reopen a resort emptied of Greek Cypriots, calling for a "just" settlement with a united country under a "bizo...

 2021-07-23 14:34 

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At Least 100 U.S. Olympians Are Not Vaccinated, Medical Officials Reveal As Games Commence...

As athletes parade into Tokyo's Olympic stadium to mark the official commencement of the Summer Games, medical officials have revealed that about 100 U.S. Olympic athletes in Tokyo are unvaccinated. Of the 613 American athletes descending to Japan'...

 2021-07-23 14:16 

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Pandemic-hit Tokyo Olympics Open In Low-key Ceremony Without Fans...

The Tokyo Olympics were declared open in an eerily empty stadium on Friday after defying a year's pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats that will make them perhaps the most unusual Games in history.Japan's Emperor Naruhito made the anno...

 2021-07-23 14:12 

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US, European Stocks Climb At End Of Volatile Week...

European stocks rose Friday at the end of a volatile week, helped by the eurozone's economic recovery and ECB assurances of continued monetary support.Asian equity markets closed earlier in the day with losses however as the Delta variant continued to...

 2021-07-23 14:12 

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Landslides Kill 44 In India, Dozens Missing...

Forty-four people have been killed in landslides caused by monsoon rains in western India, authorities said Friday.As many as 38 others were missing after three separate landslides on Thursday evening in Maharashtra state's Raigad district, south of I...

 2021-07-23 14:02 

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These 3 States Make Up Over 40% Of All New COVID Cases In The US...

As the number of COVID cases spike across the U.S., three states are making up 40% of all new infections, according to White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients....

 2021-07-23 13:59 

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US Housing Market Is Beginning To Float Back To Earth...

The U.S. housing market is beginning to float back down to Earth following its pandemic-driven success. Recent data is beginning to show the market is returning to its pre-pandemic levels.With COVID-19 raging throughout the country, many people were eager...

 2021-07-23 13:40 

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Olympics 2021: What Country Will Win The Most Gold Medals? USA Favored To Dominate...

The United States is consistently the most dominant country during the Summer Olympics, and that trend is expected to continue in Tokyo. If any nation takes home more gold medals than the U.S., it will be considered a major upset.The USA is a heavy favori...

 2021-07-23 13:39 

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Burundi Suspends Rare-earth Mining In Row Over Riches...

Burundi's government said it had suspended the operations of several international mining companies, complaining it was not getting its fair share of income from the country's mineral wealth.One of those targeted runs the Gakara project, one of th...

 2021-07-23 13:34 

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

U.S. stocks rose in the opening minutes of trading on Wall Street.The Dow Jones Industrial Average strengthened 159.56 to 34,974.95 at 9:30 a.m. ET.The Standard & Poor's 500 Index increased 19.15 to 4,387.14.The NASDAQ Composite Index moved higher 44....

 2021-07-23 13:23 

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Haiti Says Farewell To Its Slain President...

Mourners gathered Friday to say farewell to Haiti's slain president under tight security, just over two weeks after his assassination rattled a country mired in poverty, corruption and political instability.Moise, who was 53 when he was shot dead in h...

 2021-07-23 13:19 

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Modi Rival Demands India Inquiry Into Pegasus Claims...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's main political rival Rahul Gandhi on Friday demanded an inquiry into the Pegasus spyware scandal, accusing the government of "treason".Gandhi is one of dozens of Indian politicians, journalists and governm...

 2021-07-23 13:14 

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Richest Olympian In The World Is Worth $1.4 Billion At 31...

Danish dressage rider Anna Kasprzak's name wouldn't be the first to come to mind when discussing world-famous Olympians, but she is ahead of the competition in terms of wealth.The 31-year-old represented Denmark at two Summer Olympics, recording h...

 2021-07-23 12:50 

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1-Month-Old Baby's Bloated Body Found Floating In Watery Grave...

The corpse of a 1-month-old baby, with a black mark on her forehead, was found floating in a watery grave in India.People, who lived near the Ambedkar Bridge in the western state of Gujarat, spotted a small object floating down the river Thursday. Initial...

 2021-07-23 12:40 

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13-Year-Old Child Tortured, Locked Up In Bathroom For Days Without Food By 'Adoptive' Parents...

A couple in India was arrested for allegedly torturing their 13-year-old "adoptive" son by thrashing him mercilessly and locking him up in the bathroom for several days without food....

 2021-07-23 12:31 

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Woman Mows Husband Down With ATV After He Asked Her For Divorce...

An Oklahoma woman has been arrested for allegedly running over her husband with an ATV and killing him after he asked for divorce following an argument over food.On Saturday, 35-year-old Chanelle Lewis got into a fight with her husband Christopher Lewis o...

 2021-07-23 12:30 

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2 Siblings Found Playing With Dolls Near Mother's Blood-Soaked Body After Killing Her...

In a shocking incident in India, two women, in their 20s, were found playing with dolls near the blood-soaked body of their mother. The siblings, who are believed to be mentally unstable, confessed to murdering their mother.The police said the incident ha...

 2021-07-23 12:26 

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NBA News: Disappointed Booker Will Mature From Finals Loss; Suns May Add Guard's 'Friends' Report...

The Phoenix Suns fell short of winning the NBA title after falling to the Milwaukee Bucks in game 6 of the 2021 NBA Finals. One of the players who was visibly disappointed over the loss was Devin Booker....

 2021-07-23 12:21 

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'Genshin Impact' Guide: How To Get Free 5-Star 'Horizon Zero Dawn' Character Aloy...

"Genshin Impact" is scheduled to have its first-ever crossover and "Horizon Zero Dawn's" Aloy will be the five-star character that players can get for free. Here's how players can get their hands on Aloy when she arrives in the hit...

 2021-07-23 12:21 

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National Gorgeous Grandma Day 2021: 10 Quotes to Honor Your Nana...

National Gorgeous Grandma Day is marked annually on July 23 to celebrate and honor the grannies in our lives....

 2021-07-23 12:10 

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Beyonce And Jay-Z's New Orleans Mansion Catches Fire; Arson Being Investigated As Possible Cause...

A $2.4-million Garden District mansion in New Orleans owned by music stars Beyonce and Jay-Z caught fire Wednesday night. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is yet to determine the cause of the blaze but an early investigation into the incident sugg...

 2021-07-23 11:52 

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NBA Rumors: Lakers Bruiser May Be Staying After All, Possibly Opting In Report...

Montrezl Harrell is someone who could earn more if he opts out of his current deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Given that he hardly made an impact with the team last season, all signs appear to point to that move....

 2021-07-23 11:51 

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AC Milan Transfer Rumors: Serie A Club Tracking Striker 'Better Than Cristiano Ronaldo'...

Another top flight club may be working on signing a highly-regarded AC Milan striker.The Italian football club is said to be making certain changes in its roster ahead of the 2021-22 Serie A season. Though not really considered as a fringe player, Rafael ...

 2021-07-23 11:50 

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'13 Reasons Why' Star Tommy Dorfman Clarifies Her Gender: 'I Am A Trans Woman'...

Tommy Dorfman is "reintroducing" herself as a transgender woman, announcing that she has made the transition "medically."The 29-year-old, who is popularly known for playing Ryan Shaver on "13 Reasons Why," also revealed the emotion...

 2021-07-23 11:48 

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Ben & Jerry's Israel Boycott: Florida, Texas Move Against Ice Cream Maker, Parent Unilever...

The controversy over ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's decision to stop selling its products in the territory that it believes should not be controlled by Israel has triggered the possibility of punitive action in Texas and Florida....

 2021-07-23 11:48 

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CDC Warns Delta Variant Is 'One Of The Most Infectious Respiratory Diseases We Know Of'...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had a warning for Americans about the dangers of the Delta variant of COVID-19, saying it is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases ever seen by scientists to date....

 2021-07-23 11:40 

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Kim Kardashian Attends Kanye West's 'Donda' Album Listening Event With Kids...

Kim Kardashian attended a listening event for her ex Kanye West's 10th studio album "Donda" at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Wednesday. All their four children -- North, 8, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3 and Psalm, 2, joined the festivities.Khl...

 2021-07-23 11:37 

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Great Barrier Reef Avoids UNESCO 'In Danger' Listing...

Australia on Friday avoided having the Great Barrier Reef listed as an endangered world heritage site by UNESCO, despite concerns about climate change-fuelled damage to the ecosystem's corals.At a World Heritage Committee meeting chaired by China, del...

 2021-07-23 11:34 

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Naked Woman Arrested For Allegedly Skinny-Dipping In 69-Year-Old Stranger's Pool...

A 42-year-old woman was arrested earlier this week after she allegedly trespassed on an elderly retiree's Charlotte County, Florida home and told authorities to leave her alone as she stayed in his pool, police documents showed....

 2021-07-23 11:33 

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European Stocks Climb At End Of Volatile Week...

Asian markets wobbled Friday as investors struggled to maintain a global rally into a third day despite another batch of healthy corporate earnings, with the Delta variant continuing to cast a shadow across trading floors.Wall Street's three main inde...

 2021-07-23 11:23 

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Taishan Nuclear Plant: French Co-Owner Says Problems Serious Enough To Require Shutdown...

The French co-owner of Taishan Nuclear Power Plant, located in China's southern Guangdong province, has warned of a "serious situation that is evolving" in the plant that warrants its shutdown....

 2021-07-23 11:23 

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Landslides Kill 36 In India, Dozens Missing...

Thirty-six people have been killed in landslides caused by monsoon rains in western India, authorities said Friday.As many as 40 others were missing after the three separate landslides on Thursday evening in the Raigad district of Maharashtra state, south...

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