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DNC warns campaigns about using TikTok

CNN Top Stories - 12 hours 2 min ago
The Democratic National Committee warned Democratic campaigns, committees and state parties Friday to take additional security precautions when using TikTok.
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Ghislaine Maxwell argues for bail, says she's 'not Jeffrey Epstein'

CNN Top Stories - 12 hours 22 min ago
Ghislaine Maxwell, the confidant of accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, argued in a court filing Friday that she should be granted bail while awaiting trial, claiming she wasn't in "hiding" while under criminal investigation, as prosecutors allege, and hasn't left the country in more than a year.
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Dozens of Mississippi lawmakers have coronavirus after weeks of refusing to wear masks

CNN Top Stories - 12 hours 36 min ago
If you've been in contact with your state lawmaker in Mississippi, you may want to get a coronavirus test.
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Border authorities use pandemic powers to expel immigrants

Inquirer Breaking News - 12 hours 46 min ago
SAN DIEGO --- The Honduran woman was nine months' pregnant and exhausted with stomach pain when the Border Patrol found her in the Southern California mountains with her longtime partner and their 9-year-old son. What happened next illustrates how difficult it has become to seek asylum in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. Alexy, 32, and his son Samuel were whisked to the border in the wee hours of June 28 and returned to Mexico. Two days later, after giving birth at a hospital in Chula Vista, California, 25-year-old Karina was returned to Tijuana in similar fashion with her newborn son, a U.S. citizen by birthright. In normal times, the family would probably ha...

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The US has a lot to learn from Taiwan's Covid fight

CNN Top Stories - 12 hours 52 min ago
Public health professionals around the world have lauded Taiwan's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Along with nearby countries such as South Korea and Singapore, Taiwan has employed policy responses to Covid-19 that are worthy of emulation around the world. Taiwan, in particular, effectively contained Covid-19 by springing to action early, coordinating a government-wide response to the virus, and clearly communicating with its citizenry.
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Trump swipes at China for virus, trade deal

Inquirer Breaking News - 12 hours 54 min ago
MIAMI --- President Donald Trump suggested work on the second phase of a U.S.-China trade deal has become a low priority, saying the two nation's relationship has been "severely damaged" by Beijing's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, speaking aboard Air Force One on his way to Miami on Friday, repeated his persistent criticism that China could have done more to stop the spread of the virus, which originated in Wuhan province. Trump did not completely rule out working on phase two of the deal but made clear that it was not a top concern. "Honestly, I have many other things in mind," Trump said. The United States and China signed phase one of a trade agreement in Jan...

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Merkel inserts a dagger into populists' 'denial of basic truths'

CNN Top Stories - 13 hours 12 min ago
Angela Merkel may not scream down the phone at President Donald Trump -- but she knows how to insert a dagger.
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Trump continues to ignore pandemic during trip to Florida hotspot

CNN Top Stories - 13 hours 22 min ago
President Donald Trump's trip to Florida on Friday would seem like any other presidential visit to a swing state a few months before an election if the United States was not in the middle of a pandemic and the Sunshine State not its latest hotspot.
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The 38 most bizarre quotes from Trump's new 'interview' with Sean Hannity

CNN Top Stories - 13 hours 44 min ago
Faced with coronavirus surges in some of the largest states in the country and a public turning dramatically against how he has responded to the crisis, President Donald Trump spent 40 minutes of his Thursday night on the phone with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
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QC allows resumption of religious activity, but strict rules face faithful

Inquirer Breaking News - 13 hours 58 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City's local government unit (LGU) will start allowing religious gatherings and activities starting Saturday, although strict guidelines and conditions would be observed to avoid coronavirus transmissions. According to the Quezon City government, this is after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Diseases (IATF) recently allowed such activities within a limited 10 percent seating capacity. People aged below 21 years old, those above 60 years old, and others carrying immunodeficiency status, comorbidities, or other health risks would not be allowed to join religious ceremonies and will have to head back home. Individuals ...

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Trump and Fauci not speaking as coronavirus pandemic worsens

CNN Top Stories - 14 hours 5 min ago
For months, amid the worst pandemic in a century, President Donald Trump insisted all was well between him and the nation's top infectious disease specialist.
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FOCAP on junking of ABS-CBN franchise bid: We won’t flinch from this attack

Inquirer Breaking News - 14 hours 8 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- The Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) assures the public that they would not flinch from the attacks against press freedom, after the House of Representatives denied ABS-CBN's bid for a new franchise. According to FOCAP, the group knows that this is another attack on the country's vaunted free speech because this organization was founded during the "dark days" of late dictator and former president Ferdinand Marcos' martial law regime, when, incidentally, ABS-CBN was also not allowed to operate freely. "[FOCAP] condemns the vote of the House of Representatives' committee on legislative franchises to reject the license renewal o...

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Goya CEO tells Fox he won't apologize after his praise for Trump sparks boycott

CNN Top Stories - 14 hours 14 min ago
In an interview with Fox News Friday, Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue said he was "not apologizing" for praising President Donald Trump at the White House.
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Trump to travel to Florida county reporting 33.5% positivity rate

CNN Top Stories - 14 hours 21 min ago
• What it's like to vacation in Florida right now
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Seeing double: Identical twins Donnie and Rocco Masihi on playing brothers in HBO series

Inquirer Breaking News - 14 hours 26 min ago
  It isn't easy to watch the dark tale framing HBO's "I Know This Much is True." The stunning six-part series, which is being streamed on HBO Go, is based on Wally Lamb's 1998 novel about middle-aged house painter Dominick Birdsey and his schizophrenic identical twin brother Thomas, who grew up enduring years of gut-wrenching abuse at the hands of their stepfather. Both characters, each as physically and emotionally distinct as the other, are limned to gritty perfection by Mark Ruffalo, who commands the screen with immersive and distinctly delineated portrayals that never punch below their weight. While the whole series is anchored on the "Avengers" star's award-worthy ...

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Eminem slams people who refuse to wear masks in new song

CNN Top Stories - 14 hours 29 min ago
Kid Cudi and Eminem released their first collaboration on Friday titled "The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady." The song touches on a number of topics, from people refusing to wear masks to police brutality.
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