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 2021-07-28 19:52 

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North Korea Reopens Communication With South Korea After 14-Month Silence...

North Korea on Tuesday reopened communications lines with South Korea after a 14-month-long hiatus, the two countries separately announced. North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's re-engagement with its neighbor came on a symbolic day — the 68th annive...

 2021-07-28 19:23 

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Aaron Rodgers Trade Rumors: Packers Expected To Move QB If He Wants Out In 2022...

Aaron Rodgers showed up to training camp on time Tuesday, ending the stalemate between the Green Bay Packers and their quarterback. That doesn't mean all is resolved, and it appears likely that the 2021 NFL season will be Rodgers' last in Wisconsi...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Senators Reach Deal On Major Points Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill...

A vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill may take place late Wednesday after key senators announced they reached a deal on "major issues" with the Biden administration."We have an agreement on the major issues. We are prepared to move forw...

 2021-07-28 19:07 

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France To Introduce Anti-Covid Pass For Cafes, Trains From Aug 9...

France will from August 9 enforce new legislation that will make a health pass compulsory to visit a cafe, board a plane or travel on an inter-city train, the government's spokesman said Wednesday.The legislation passed by parliament at the weekend ha...

 2021-07-28 19:06 

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Texas Authorities Investigating 'Mass Casualty Incident' At LyondellBasell After Chemical Plant Leak...

Authorities in Texas are investigating a leak at the LyondellBasell chemical plant in La Porte that left two dead and 30 hospitalized.The incident took place on Tuesday around 7:30 a.m., when a chemical mixture leaked at the plant."Approximately 100,0...

 2021-07-28 19:01 

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Google Requires Employee Vaccinations, Pushes Back Reopening...

Google on Wednesday slowed its plan to get campuses back up and running, and said workers returning to offices will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19.Spikes in infections due to a Delta variant of the virus have ramped up concerns about returning to ...

 2021-07-28 19:00 

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Do You Need To Wear A Mask Where You Live? Find Worst Infection Areas Of US [CDC Map]...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday recommended that Americans that were fully vaccinated start wear masks indoors again in places where there are high COVID-10 transmission rates....

 2021-07-28 18:49 

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Celebrity Gossip Site Relaunches After Sex Tape Forced Shutdown...

Gawker, the gossip website forced into bankruptcy following its posting of a celebrity sex tape, is relaunching under new ownership, the publisher said Wednesday.Bustle Digital Group said it had hired Gawker's former writers and editors to relaunch th...

 2021-07-28 18:34 

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Biden Meets Belarus Opposition Leader, Vowing Support For Democracy...

US President Joe Biden met Wednesday with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at the White House, in a strong show of support for pro-democracy protesters who say she won last year's election."I was honored to meet with @Tsihanouskaya...

 2021-07-28 18:33 

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Nigerian Cleric Held Since 2015 Regains Freedom...

Shiite Muslim leader Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife detained for murder since 2015 in Nigeria have on Wednesday been discharged, lawyers said.The prominent cleric has been at loggerheads with the secular authorities for years because of his calls for an Ira...

 2021-07-28 18:32 

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Sandy Hook Shooting Update: Families Offered $33 Milion Settlement From Gun Company...

Nine families affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary shooting were offered a $33 million settlement on Wednesday over how the rifle was marketed.Each family was offered $3.66 million apiece in the wrongful death settlement by Remington Arms Co., a Nor...

 2021-07-28 18:22 

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Fed Says US Economy Showing Progress But 'Not Fully Recovered'...

The US economy is showing signs of progress in its recovery, but not enough to end the easy money policies implemented last year, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.Widespread vaccinations have helped boost business activity and employment, though the sec...

 2021-07-28 18:18 

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Video Shows Salmon Injured By Lethally Hot Water Temperatures...

Sockeye salmon in the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest have been severely injured from extreme water temperatures from the recent heatwave, according to an Oregon-based nonprofit organization that protects the river's water quality.A video rele...

 2021-07-28 18:16 

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SideTrak Swivel Portable Monitor Review: Dual Monitor Laptops Made Easy...

Who Is The SideTrak Swivel Portable Monitor For?The SideTrak Swivel is an easy way to add a second screen to any laptopThe SideTrak Swivel monitor can be used both with a laptop and as a stand alone screenThe Swivel monitor can be repositioned in a large ...

 2021-07-28 18:13 

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Peru's President Sworn In, Vows New Constitution...

Leftist Pedro Castillo is to be sworn in as Peru's president on Wednesday with a full inbox: tame the coronavirus epidemic, reactivate a flagging economy, and put paid to years of political turmoil.The rural school teacher becomes Peru's fifth pre...

 2021-07-28 17:38 

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Fully Vaccinated Celebrity Cruises Passenger Air Lifted Home After Testing Positive For COVID...

Another cruise line has confirmed that a passenger has tested positive for COVID-19. Reports surfaced Tuesday of the passenger aboard a Celebrity Cruises' Alaskan cruise that was in Skagway, Alaska, on Tuesday and would return to Seattle....

 2021-07-28 17:30 

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Biden Meets Belarus Opposition Leader, Backs Democracy Push...

US President Joe Biden met Wednesday with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at the White House, where he expressed support for the Belarusian people's aspirations for democracy."I was honored to meet with @Tsihanouskaya at the White...

 2021-07-28 17:29 

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Sony Says PS5 Sales Top 10 Mn As Demand Surges...

Sony Interactive Entertainment on Wednesday said that PlayStation 5 has become the company's hottest selling video game console, with demand outpacing supply.More than 10 million PS5 consoles have been snapped up around the world since they hit the ma...

 2021-07-28 17:20 

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Twitter Tests Shopping In E-commerce Move...

Twitter on Wednesday began testing a feature allowing businesses sell goods from their profile pages at the one-to-many messaging platform.A "Shopping Module" being tried by a few brands in the US marked a move into e-commerce that comes as potent...

 2021-07-28 17:15 

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Two Held After Paris Jeweller E-scooter Robbery...

French police arrested two suspects on Wednesday after a robbery at famed Parisian jeweller Chaumet where a thief made off with up to three million euros worth of jewellery after arriving and making a getaway on an electronic scooter....

 2021-07-28 17:07 

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US Economy: Elizabeth Warren Makes Push For Wealth Tax, Calls Out Jeff Bezos...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is calling for a wealth tax on the richest Americans after publicly calling out Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for not paying his fair share of taxes."I want to see us tax wealth, however your wealth is tied up. It shouldn&#...

 2021-07-28 16:59 

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Greece, Cyprus Win Jordan Backing Against Erdogan 'Ghost Town' Plan...

Greece, Cyprus and regional ally Jordan on Wednesday called for a "comprehensive and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem" after Turkey said it would reopen a former resort in the disputed north of the island.Leaders of the three countries, spe...

 2021-07-28 16:14 

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Max Scherzer Trade Rumors: Dodgers, Giants Are Top Candidates, Yankees, Mets Unlikely To Land SP...

It's sounding more and more likely that Max Scherzer will be moved before Friday's MLB trade deadline. A large portion of the league would love to acquire the three-time Cy Young winner, but only a few teams have a realistic chance of executing a ...

 2021-07-28 16:11 

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Stocks Diverge Before Fed Rate Call...

US stock markets were mixed while European markets rose Wednesday as investors cautiously awaited a key Federal Reserve interest rate decision and digested a raft of earnings.After opening higher, the Dow slid into negative territory, while the tech-heavy...

 2021-07-28 15:59 

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Mega Millions Winning Numbers: Did Anyone Win July 28 Jackpot?...

The Mega Millions will continue to climb following the Tuesday night lottery drawing, which did not yield a winner for the $153 million grand prize with a cash value of $111 million. However, there were several smaller monetary prizes that resulted from t...

 2021-07-28 15:49 

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US Sees 'Substantive' Talks With Russia Amid Tensions...

The United States said Wednesday it had held "professional and substantive" talks with Russia focused on arms control, as the two powers met in Geneva in a fresh bid to bring stability to a fraught relationship.The closed-door talks were a follow-...

 2021-07-28 15:46 

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US Slaps Sanctions On Syria Armed Group With Turkey Links...

The United States on Wednesday slapped sanctions on a Syrian armed group that killed a Kurdish politician amid Turkey's 2019 incursion, vowing to keep pursuing accountability in the war-ravaged country.The United States also took action against two me...

 2021-07-28 15:40 

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Virginia Man Sentenced To Life For Bludgeoning Wife With Hammer, Killing Her Child...

A Virginia man who bludgeoned his wife with a hammer after suspecting her of having several extramarital affairs, and fatally smothered her infant daughter was sentenced to life behind bars....

 2021-07-28 15:29 

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Best New York Restaurants To Celebrate National Chicken Wing & Lasagna Day 2021...

A plate full of chicken wings with pasta on the side sounds tempting, right? Feel free to indulge this July 29 as we're celebrating National Chicken Wing Day and National Lasagna Day! Try out different chicken wing flavors as well as lasagnas without ...

 2021-07-28 15:29 

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Patrick Mahomes Rookie Card Sets NFL Record With $4.3 Million Sale...

Patrick Mahomes doesn't only own the richest contract in NFL history. Now, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is the face of the most expensive football card of all time, as well.An autographed Mahomes rookie card sold for $4.3 million Wednesday, sett...

 2021-07-28 15:10 

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Elephant Crushes Man To Death After Being Heckled By Villagers [Video]...

A man in India was crushed to death by an elephant after the herd, which was calmly crossing a road, was heckled by a group of villagers.The incident took place in a village in the eastern state of Assam on Sunday. The herd, which included calves, was cro...

 2021-07-28 15:04 

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Tesla Moving Out Of The Mall And Into The Parking Lot In Retail Shake-up...

Tesla (TSLA) is looking to close some of its mall showrooms, opting instead to move to parking lots and warehouses to show off its electric vehicle lineup....

 2021-07-28 14:58 

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Boeing Reports Surprise Profit And Says It Will Cut Fewer Jobs...

Boeing landed its first quarterly profit since 2019 on higher defense earnings and a recovering commercial aviation market that will enable the company to cut fewer jobs than initially planned, according to results released Wednesday.Shares surged on the ...

 2021-07-28 14:52 

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England To Allow Unquarantined Travel From US And EU If Jabbed...

People fully vaccinated in the United States and European Union -- except France -- will be allowed to travel to England without having to quarantine on arrival, the UK government announced on Wednesday."We9;re helping reunite people living in the ...

 2021-07-28 14:52 

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Biles In Second Pull-out As Mental Struggles Laid Bare At Tokyo Olympics...

Superstar gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of a second event to protect her mental health on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on athletes' wellbeing at a Tokyo Olympics held under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus....

 2021-07-28 14:30 

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Man Murders Cousin, Her 3 Minor Children After She 'Humiliated' Him Over Debt...

A 35-year-old man in India murdered his cousin and her three minor children after the woman "humiliated" him for not repaying the money he had borrowed from her....

 2021-07-28 14:27 

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Activision Launches Sexism Review Ahead Of Walkout...

Video games giant Activision Blizzard announced a far-reaching review of its workplace practices Wednesday as it faced a staff walkout over accusations of widespread sexism and harassment.Employees of the gaming giant were set to stage protests at the Cal...

 2021-07-28 14:10 

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A Monkey Gang War? Dozens Of Primates Clash On Busy Thai Road [Video]...

There are several reports available across the internet about monkeys wandering into human habitats and causing a nuisance. However, this might be the first time traffic came to a halt in a city as dozens of monkeys from what seemed like rival primate gan...

 2021-07-28 14:10 

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Is Simone Biles Out Of The Olympics? Gymnast Skipping All-Around Competition, Possibly Other Events...

It seemed unthinkable that Simone Biles might leave the Tokyo Olympics without a gold medal, but that could very well end up being the case. After Biles withdrew from Tuesday's teams finals, it's unknown if she will compete again at this year'...

 2021-07-28 13:57 

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Man Charged After Threatening Dr. Fauci And His Family In A Series Of Disturbing Emails...

A 56-year-old man is facing federal charges for threatening to harm the nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to Maryland officials....

 2021-07-28 13:55 

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Bangladesh Evacuates 10,000 Rohingya From Landslide-hit Camps...

Bangladesh has evacuated 10,000 Rohingya from around refugee camps on the Myanmar border after monsoon landslides and flash floods killed at least 14 people, officials said Wednesday.After three days of torrential rain, the refugees, most of whom fled a m...

 2021-07-28 13:53 

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'No Hope' For Five Missing After German Chemical Blast...

Five people still missing a day after a huge explosion at a German chemical park are unlikely to be found alive, the site operator said Wednesday, urging residents not to touch possibly toxic soot from the blast.Two people were already confirmed dead in t...

 2021-07-28 13:46 

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McDonald's Global Sales Soar In Q2 As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease...

McDonald's sales and profits surged in the second quarter as pandemic restrictions were eased worldwide, according to the results released Wednesday which topped expectations.The global fast-food chain said total comparable store sales in the three mo...

 2021-07-28 13:46 

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Stocks Advance Before Fed Rate Call...

US and European stock markets rose Wednesday as investors cautiously awaited a key Federal Reserve interest rate decision and digested a raft of earnings.Wall Street opened higher, with the Dow inching up less than 0.1 percent.London shares added 0.2 perc...

 2021-07-28 13:32 

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Pfizer Raises 2021 Outlook On Surging Covid-19 Vaccine Sales...

Pfizer lifted its annual revenue and profit projections Wednesday as it forecast the delivery of 500 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses compared with earlier expectations.The two-shot inoculation accounted for more than 40 percent of Pfizer's sales i...

 2021-07-28 13:16 

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Iran's Khamenei Warns To Not Trust West As New Government Expected...

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that experience has shown "trusting the West does not work", as the Islamic republic prepares for a new administration to take power.Khamenei also blasted the US, which is indirectly ...

 2021-07-28 13:14 

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French Court Rejects Final Appeal By E.Guinea VP Over Illegal Assets...

France's highest appeals court Wednesday upheld the conviction of Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodorin Obiang for accumulating luxury properties with illegally obtained funds, in a growing French push against assets amassed by corrupt elite...

 2021-07-28 12:50 

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Man Allegedly Beats Girlfriend To Death, Has Sex With Her Corpse...

A 23-year-old man in Nigeria allegedly beat his 46-year-old girlfriend to death before having sex with her corpse....

 2021-07-28 12:42 

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Mila Kunis Net Worth: Ashton Kutcher's Wife Earns $225,000 Per Episode On 'Family Guy'...

Mila Kunis has been one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood since landing her big break on "That '70s Show" in 1998. But while she has starred in many box office hits, she is perhaps most well-known for playing "Family Guy'...

 2021-07-28 12:40 

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Mother Abandons Newborn Baby After Giving Birth In Toilet, Infant Critical...

A newborn baby boy was found abandoned on the rooftop of a building Monday morning in India....

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