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Trump Administration Considers Moves to Bolster EconomyOptions could include a payroll tax cut or reversing tariffs.Shareholder Value Is No Longer Everything, Top C.E.O.s SayChief executives from the Business Roundtable, including the leaders of Apple and JPMorgan Chase, argued that companies must also invest in employees and deliver value to customers.State Attorneys General Said to Be Near Formal Investigation of Tech CompaniesTheir bipartisan effort comes after a smaller group of the state representatives met last month with antitrust officials at the Justice Department.ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and SyriaFive months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay.Daniel Pantaleo, Officer Who Held Eric Garner in Chokehold, Is FiredMr. Garner’s last words, “I can’t breathe,” galvanized the Black Lives Matter movement.Facebook and Twitter Say China Is Spreading Disinformation in Hong KongThe social media companies removed accounts and said they were sowing divisive messages about the Hong Kong protests.Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s ProtestsFor more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chinese government is using to frame the narrative.British Consular Worker From Hong Kong Feared Detained in ChinaThe trade officer’s disappearance raised fears that Chinese authorities might be targeting travelers suspected of supporting the protest movement.
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Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon Face Off In Trailer For ‘The Morning Show’Steve Carell also stars as a disgraced news anchor in Apple's first original scripted series.Man Discovers 50-Year-Old Message In A Bottle On Alaskan BeachThe message was tossed off a Russian ship on June 20, 1969.Adnan Syed’s Lawyers Petition Supreme Court To Take Up ‘Serial’ CaseSyed, who was convicted of murdering his high school ex-girlfriend, was the subject of the hit podcast “Serial.”Elizabeth Warren’s First Campaign Event In Minnesota Draws Her Biggest Crowd YetAbout 12,000 people showed up at the Democratic presidential hopeful's town hall at Macalester College in St. Paul.American Families Will Pay $1,000/Year For Trump’s China Tariffs, JPMorgan SaysThe estimated costs would wipe out nearly all of the tax breaks from Trump's 2017 tax overhaul.Fox News Anchor Bret Baier Fires Back At Trump, Challenges Him To AppearThe president took a swipe at Fox News after a new poll showed him trailing several Democrats.Julián Castro To Announce Ambitious Animal Welfare PlanThe plan is the only comprehensive and detailed animal welfare plan released by any of the presidential candidates.Kirsten Gillibrand: Al Franken, Mark Halperin Entitled To ‘Path For Redemption’"We're a country that believes in second chances," the Democratic presidential candidate said.
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China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report saysThe US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from China's rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours, according to a new report.Russia nuclear monitoring stations go quiet after blastFour Russia-based nuclear monitoring stations that monitor radioactive particles in the atmosphere have mysteriously gone quiet after an August 8 explosion at a Russian missile testing facility, an explosion that has sparked confusion and concerns about possible increases in radiation levels, according to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.Another massive ocean garbage patch found -- this one in the AtlanticWithin the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea turtles and hundreds of other marine species who use it to feed, grow and hide from predators. But the sargassum is now home to objects wholly unnatural too.Donald Trump's latest conspiracy theory target? Fox News.Before he boarded Air Force One to fly back to Washington on Sunday afternoon, President Donald Trump was asked about a recent Fox News poll that showed him in serious trouble vis a vis the 2020 election. Trump, as he is wont to do, went off at length on his once-favorite network.Pence to China: Violating Hong Kong law may cost you trade dealVice President Mike Pence said Monday that chances of a trade deal with China would diminish if Hong Kong's laws are violated, also criticizing the country's human rights violations as antithetical to American ideals.Report: Jeffrey Epstein signs will 2 days before deathJeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his death, according to The New York Post, which obtained the document.
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Conan O'Brien vows to negotiate Trump's Greenland deal, offers up Florida"Conan" host Conan O'Brien is offering his negotiation skills to President Trump after it was reported that he had expressed serious interest in buying Greenland.Jeffrey Lord: NYT ‘Stalinizing’ America, left wants to re-write American history on raceFox News contributor Jeffrey Lord responded to a leaked transcript from New York Times’ emergency town hall meeting Monday, saying that the newspaper wants to stir the narrative on race in the United States against President Donald Trump and in-favor of pro-Russian views.CNN commentator to Republican guest: 'White men who think like you' are the 'greatest terrorist threat' in USLiberal CNN commentator Angela Rye had a fiery exchange with a Republican strategist during a panel discussion on Monday night, telling him that "white men who think like you" are the "greatest terrorist threat in this country."Ingraham: Liberals 'rooting against America' because they're 'furious' they might lose in 2020Fox News' Laura Ingraham took on members of the Democratic Party for what she said was "rooting against America" and disparaging supporters of President Trump, and said the left is largely "furious" they may lose the 2020 election to the New York Republican.After mock Trump assassination photos at liberal fundraiser, Scalise asks when the left will denounce its violenceHouse Minority Whip Steve Scalise asked what it would take for liberals to denounce violence against conservatives after a Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire last weekend over pictures showing his supporters at a fundraising event taking part in a mock assassination on President Trump.NYC condo owner allegedly converted small apartment into 11 tiny unitsA New York City condominium owner illegally converted his one-unit apartment into a duplex with 11 cramped sub-units, some of which had ceilings just 4 1/2 feet high, forcing his tenants to crouch or walk on their knees, officials alleged.
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Gillibrand: There's a 'path for redemption' for Al Franken, Mark HalperinIn 2017, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was the first senator to call on then-Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., to resign following sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him.Cal State Fullerton University consultant fatally stabbed in campus parking lot, police sayA consultant to California State Fullerton was fatally stabbed in a university parking lot Monday, police said, and the suspect is still at-large.Trump and Greenland: Trump tweets edited photo of small village dominated by Trump high-risePresident Donald Trump told reporters Sunday that "we're looking at" purchasing Greenland, but that "it's not No. 1 on the burner." The government of the autonomous Danish territory said Friday that the strategically important island is "not for sale."Barron Trump is taller than his mom, even in her heels, and he's sporting a new haircutIs Barron Trump going to end up as the tallest Trump? Looks that way, and he's got a hip new haircut.El Paso mass shooter on suicide watch, sheriff's office saysThe 21-year-old white male from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.Elizabeth Warren apologizes for 'harm I have caused' at Native American forum in Iowa"I have listened and I have learned a lot, and I am grateful for the many conversations that we’ve had together," Warren said Monday morning.NYPD union chief: Commissioner 'cringing in fear' by firing officer in Eric Garner deathThe NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold in the moments before his death on a New York City Street five years ago was fired.Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown files new helmet grievance against NFL, per reportsThe Antonio Brown helmet saga continues. The Oakland Raiders WR has filed a new grievance against the NFL, according to reports.
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Top Iranian official: We should never have signed Obama-era nuke dealIn a rare interview, Ali Shamkhani — a close adviser to Iran's supreme leader — said signing the 2015 pact was a mistake.Advice for Eric Garner's family from Sean Bell's fiancée: 'Keep a fire lit for justice'"Your journey becomes someone else's survival guide," Nicole Paultre Bell saidEpstein signed new will two days before he diedThe will details almost $578 million in wealth, to be assigned to an apparently newly created trust, not to his family.Twitter and Facebook say China-linked accounts sought to fuel political discord in Hong KongTwitter said it pulled down 936 troll accounts, many of which pushed conspiracy theories about the protest groups, according to examples shared by the company.Flooded land leaves farmers little choice but to rebuild the levees that failed them“We keep tightening our belts, but we’re running out of holes,” one farmer said.Women ask Supreme Court to toss topless ban: Why are rules different for men?Their rallying cry is "Free the Nipple," a global motto for females seeking equal treatment.California district to address 'hate' after video shows students giving Nazi salutes“This kind of offensive behavior has no place in our schools," an official with the Anti-Defamation League said.De Niro company claims ex-worker binged 'astounding' hours of Netflix on job, sues for $6 millionThe former employee of Robert De Niro's Canal Productions also transferred millions of company frequent flyer miles to her personal account, the lawsuit claims.
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NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner's death firedA judge recommended firing NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for being "untruthful" about using a chokehold to try and arrest Eric Garner.AG Barr appoints new BOP director amid Epstein controversyAttorney General Barr has announced the appointment of a new director for the Bureau of Prisons amid the scandal over Jeffrey Epstein's suicide.School won't say if students were disciplined for giving Nazi salute on videoThe video shows several male students from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, California.'Nobody believes this could happen to them': 2 more hot car deaths in 1 afternoonWithin hours, two children over 900 miles away from each other died after being left in hot cars.Pentagon tests first land-based cruise missile after pulling out of INF TreatyThe Pentagon conducted a test of a land-based cruise missile on Sunday, the first such test since the U.S. pulled out of the INF Treaty.White nationalist who allegedly threatened Ohio Jewish center pleads not guiltyJames Reardon Jr., 20, had his home raided and authorities seized a cache of weapons and ammunition, including dozens of round of ammo and semi-automatic weapons.13 Chinese killed as tour bus crashes in LaosA tour bus carrying dozens of Chinese passengers has crashed in Laos, killing at least 134 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state huntersPack preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state county bordering Canada.
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Aug. 20, 2019Tim DolighanOn Deck: Blue Jays at DodgersON DECK Blue Jays at Dodgers STARTING PITCHERS TUESDAY, 10:10 p.m. RHP Sean Reid-Foley (2-3, 3.00 ERA) vs. LHP Clayton Kershaw (12-2, 2.63 ERA) In his most recent start (in which he retired the first 14 Marlins he faced), Kershaw tied Sandy Koufax for fifth place in wins by a Dodgers pitcher (165). In July […]Maybe just send a funeral wreath?The suspected mob-related shooters that gunned down a Roncesvalles Ave. restaurateur last week didn’t have to use a gun if they wanted to deliver a message, Mayor John Tory insists. “I just think that there are plenty of ways that people can send messages if that’s something that they need to do without using guns […]EDITORIAL: Yes, RCMP needed on Lavscam fileWhile Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping Canadians will forget about the latest damning Lavscam news, opposition politicians are only getting started in their attempts to hold the PM to account. As the Canadian Press reports: “On Monday, Scheer wrote to the RCMP asking them to read the ethics report and decide whether there were […]AGAR: Former mayoral candidate driving war against carSome people say there is no war on the car, but there is in Toronto and the conflict is boosted regularly by Jennifer Keesmaat. Over the weekend Keesmaat, a former chief city planner and one-time mayoral candidate who apparently still wants to re-engineer this city, tweeted: “Roads are paid for through municipal taxes — not […]LILLEY: Scheer says Mounties must investigate TrudeauCall in the Mounties, that’s what I’ve been saying since Feb. 10. Now Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is renewing his call for the RCMP to investigate the SNC-Lavalin affair. “I believe I speak for millions of Canadians by requesting that you use all the resources at your disposal to investigate this matter, not only so […]Muzzin buzzin’ for full season with Maple LeafsJake Muzzin spent much of his first half-season in Toronto playing catch-up. Now, he’s further ahead than many Maple Leafs in re-acclimatizing for what he hopes is a long run for the club through the spring of 2020. The blueliner and his trademark beard were among the first arrivals for informal summer skates this week […]Toronto FC’s Mavinga involved in car accidentToronto FC centre back Chris Mavinga was involved in a serious car accident on Sunday after arriving back in Toronto from Columbus, where the Reds posted a 2-2 draw against the Crew on Saturday night at Mapfre Stadium. The severity of Mavinga’s injury is yet to be confirmed by the club and it’s unknown whether […]
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Footage shows a traveller swimming in a natural pool at the Danakil Depression in EthiopiaBridget Thackwray discovered this phenomenon at the Danakil Depression - an eye-popping geological wonder in Ethiopia.Senior US politician Chuck Schumer says UK-America trade deal could be BLOCKEDSenate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat representing New York, threatened cross-party action in Congress to prevent a UK-US trade deal in the event of a hard border in Ireland.People share the bizarre design flaws of everyday objectsA Reddit user, believed to be from New Zealand, shared a photo of an opaque measuring jug - which would have been unable to fulfil its function, sparking others to post other amusing design fails.British boy, two, fights for life falling 18ft from Tuscan farmhouse during family holidayThe boy had been staying at a farmhouse in the Tuscan countryside with his parents when he fell through mosquito netting that covered his sister's bedroom window Monday, on to a terrace below.Former Australian prime minister Paul Keating's daughter Katherine 'was at Jeffrey Epstein's lair'Katherine Keating, now 37, is believed to be the woman Prince Andrew waved goodbye to when she left dead financier Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan town house in 2010.Tennis players share their gruelling injury battles, financial woes and battles with depressionThe Instagram page Behind the Racquet was set up by Noah Rubin, 23, from New York, who won the Wimbledon boys event at 18. He urges below elite players to open up about their struggles.Police chief vows to arm EVERY front line officer with a TASERNick Adderley of Northampton Police will arm every one of his frontline officers with a Taser after the death of PC Andrew Harper made clear the 'increasing levels of violence' on UK streets.The girl who can only talk with her eyes: Rett Syndrome is robbing Poppy of her ability to speakA four-year-old Australian girl can now only communicate with her eyes after a rare and debilitating disease took away her ability to speak and move.
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