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The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton tries to be all things to all people at Democratic convention

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE BIG IDEA: PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton had something for everyone. If you already support the former secretary of state, you loved her speech to the Democratic convention last night.
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Provision

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Election workers checked voters' identification in Asheville, N.C., in March. Credit George Etheredge for The New York Times. A federal appeals court decisively struck down North Carolina's voter identification law on Friday, saying its provisions ...
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US confirms Florida Zika cases are first local transmission in any state

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Florida and federal officials on Friday confirmed the first local spread of the Zika virus through infected mosquitoes in the continental United States.
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Drew Peterson gets 40 extra years for plot to kill prosecutor

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow speaking to media following Drew Peterson's conviction on charges he tried to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor.
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The Latest: Pope Francis: 'Cruelty Did Not End in Auschwitz'

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, says an estimated 800,000 people took part with Pope Francis in an artistic Way of the Cross ceremony at Blonia meadow in Krakow.
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Bikini-clad Off-duty Police Officer Tackles Thief

Yahoo News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A pickpocket got more than he bargained for after targeting a group of friends in Sweden, resulting in his being restrained by a bikini-clad off-duty police officer in a rather unconventional arrest.
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San Diego officer killed and second wounded in shooting identified

CBS 8 San Diego - ‎12 minutes ago‎
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man suspected in the shooting of two San Diego police gang-unit officers, one of whom died, was hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound Friday, while SWAT officers stormed into a Shelltown home after an hours-long ...
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Navy ship to be named for late gay rights leader Harvey Milk

Washington Post - ‎25 minutes ago‎
SAN DIEGO - The late gay rights leader Harvey Milk already has schools, streets and parks named in his honor. Soon, a U.S. Navy ship will join the list.
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Lynch: Justice Department will help in wounded Baton Rouge

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
BATON ROUGE, La. - Attorney General Loretta Lynch has told community leaders in Baton Rouge that the Department of Justice will help their city overcome the violent tragedies that have shaken Louisiana's state capital in the past month.
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When Everyone Romped Through the DNC Balloons Like Children

New York Magazine - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, center reaches for a balloon. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
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Who wore it better? Melania Trump and US Rep. Joyce Beatty have a fashion faceoff

Los Angeles Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
To say the least, it has been a busy two weeks in American politics. With the media and TV audiences fixed on topics including the future of the country, speech plagiarism and who's still feeling the Bern, there was a sartorial showdown that might have ...
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Trump says he would like to 'hit' DNC speakers who disparaged him

CNN - ‎21 hours ago‎
Davenport, Iowa (CNN) Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the Democratic convention this week, said Thursday he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin.
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Exxon Has Worst Profit Since '99 as Chevron Posts Loss

Bloomberg - ‎5 hours ago‎
Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. missed profit and production estimates as wildfires, writedowns and weak refining margins battered oil explorers already reeling under a glut-driven price collapse.
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S&P 500 Caps Fifth Monthly Gain as Rally Shows Signs of Fatigue

Bloomberg - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Bulls keep squeezing gains out of the U.S. equity market, sending the S&P 500 Index to its longest streak of monthly gains since 2014 just two weeks after reaching a record.
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U.S. Economy Grew Less-Than-Forecast 1.2% in Second Quarter

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand.
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Tesla Said to Offer Theories on Systems Failure in Fatal Crash

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tesla Motors Inc. suspects the automatic braking system on a Model S car involved in a fatal crash either didn't detect the truck it struck, or saw the vehicle and failed to act, company representatives are said to have told congressional aides probing ...
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Square Enix's new RPG comes to the Apple Watch

TechCrunch - ‎3 hours ago‎
Because if someone builds a screen, Square Enix is going to bring an RPG to it - no matter how small or seemingly difficult such a proposition might ultimately be.
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Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana

Salon - ‎4 hours ago‎
Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana FILE - In this May 21, 2013 file photo, Montel Williams attends the "Now You See Me" premiere at AMC Lincoln Square, in New York.
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Jason Bourne Review

ComingSoon.net - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
William Goldman famously said of Hollywood “no one knows nothing;” the creators of successful films are frequently just as clueless as to why their films succeeded as the creators of failures.
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Joe Jonas Plays "Shag, Marry, Kill" With Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Gigi Hadid

E! Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
The DNCE singer appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live and played "Plead the Fifth," a game in which Andy asked him three questions and Joe could only decline to answer one.
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Reports: Raiders LB Aldon Smith enters treatment center

ESPN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has entered a treatment center, according to multiple reports. It isn't clear what Smith is seeking treatment for, but the news comes days after a Periscope video surfaced that shows an unidentified man ...
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Andre Johnson signing with Titans for third AFC South team

ESPN - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson on Friday. The Titans have not disclosed terms of the deal, but sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Johnson will sign a two-year contract.
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Acceptable Losses for Chris Sale: Some Throwback Jerseys? Maybe. A Game? Never.

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Starter Chris Sale on Thursday, in his first game back since serving a five-game suspension for cutting up the White Sox' throwback uniforms.
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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Rio 2016: Russian weightlifters banned from Olympic Games

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Russia's weightlifting team has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences. Individual sport federations must rule on whether Russians can compete in Rio following the country's doping scandal.
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2016 Rio Olympics date and everything you need to know about the games

CBS sports.com (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The 2016 Rio Olympics are just a week away, so whether you like it or not the bulk of the sports conversation will shift to the games over the next couple of weeks. If you're like most Americans you haven't thought about the Olympics in four years, so ...
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3 Russian medalists among 11 positives in Olympics retests

WOODTV.com - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
After consultations on Sunday, the IOC stopped short of a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the Rio Games, following a WADA report that accused Russia of widespread doping and cover-up.
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Scientists are one step closer to cracking the cosmic case of a dwarf planet's disappearing craters

Business Insider - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ceres is a 4.5 billion-year-old dwarf planet living in the clamorous asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It's the largest object in this asteroid belt and throughout its long life, it should have been relentlessly pummeled by large space rocks ...
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Fact-checking Bill Clinton on Hillary's big climate change accomplishment

PolitiFact - ‎21 hours ago‎
In detailing their much-scrutinized marriage and love story at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton also took care to list his wife's numerous legislative and foreign policy achievements.
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Vaping Puts Potentially Cancerous Chemicals In User's Bodies

KHTS Radio - ‎1 hour ago‎
Vaping, one of the fastest growing trends in the smoking world, is putting potentially cancer-causing chemicals into the bodies of users, according to new research released this week.
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West Nile Virus case identified in Ludlow

wwlp.com - ‎3 minutes ago‎
LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - A case of West Nile Virus has been identified in the town of Ludlow and Chicopee, and now health officials are urging people to take precautions.
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Is Secondhand Pot Smoke Worse For The Heart Than Tobacco?

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
The research has flip-flopped, almost comically, in recent years on the relative safety vs. danger of smoking pot. Every few weeks there seems to be a new study suggesting additional medicinal uses or, on the flip side, additional cognitive ...
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Beloved dog breed may disappear due to health problems

CBS News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The future of a favorite dog breed, the English bulldog, may be in jeopardy, a new genetic study suggests. Too much inbreeding has left bulldogs without the diversity needed in their gene pool, putting the health of future pups at risk, researchers ...
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