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Trump Changes Course On GOP Acceptance Speech

President Trump has decided against accepting the Republican nomination with a Gettysburg address.

Bison Ripped Woman's Pants Off. That Likely Saved…

A female motorcyclist was attacked by a bison Wednesday night in South Dakota's Custer State Park—and was likely saved because the animal ripped off her pants.

Column On Kamala Harris' Eligibility Elicits…

An op-ed in Newsweek headlined "Some Questions for Kamala Harris About Eligibility" has stirred serious controversy.

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Court Deals Major Blow to Amazon

Amazon can't shrug off responsibility for defective goods sold on its website by third parties, a California appeals court decided Thursday, dealing a major blow to the e-commerce giant. The California Fourth District Court of Appeals ruled that Amazon can be held liable for damage in a case brought by...

US productivity rises 7.3%, biggest increase…

U.S. productivity rose at a 7.3% rate in the second quarter, the largest quarterly increase since 2009

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Trump Admits to Refusing USPS Funding to Sabotage…

Trump Admits to Refusing USPS Funding to Sabotage Mail-In Ballots. President Donald Trump told Fox Business on Thursday that he will block additional funding and election assistance for the U.S. Postal Service. Trump also announced in a press conference on Wednesday that he will not be signing off on $25 billion in emergency funding for the USPS. He added that he would reject a $3.5 billion grant that would help the Postal Service process election-related mail. . But if they don't get those two items, that means you can't have universal mail-in voting. , Donald Trump, via Fox Business. Experts have disputed Trump’s claims that the USPS cannot handle the additional workload, saying the ballots would only add “0.2% of their normal volume.”

Amy Schumer: No More Pregnancies

Amy Schumer has revealed that she "can't be pregnant ever again" following the birth of her first child last year. Schumer became pregnant with son Gene David, now 15 months old, through in vitro fertilization, per People . "He's the best thing in my life" but "IVF was really tough on...

NCAA President: No Fall Championships This Year

The NCAA has officially canceled fall championships, according to reports at CNN. This is a decision that could potentially push fall sports to the spring. "We cannot now at this point have fall NCAA championships," NCAA President Mark Emmert said. The NCAA's decision puts every fall sport, including FBS football, into a tailspin. However, it doesn't mean that fall sports simply won't happen, Emmert said. "If schools and conferences want to move forward, and try and have it and more than half of them want to do it... and that's surely the indication now... then let's do it." COVID cases continue to soar in the US and deaths aren't slowing whatsoever.

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Smoke from the Ranch Fire flooded the sky on Aug. 13, as the fire roared on the hills in Los Angeles County, California.

War With Grandpa

Trailer for 'The War with Grandpa' starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken, Laura Marano, Juliocesar Chavez

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US Has New Theory on Cause of Lebanon Blast

A US review has found that maintenance work probably triggered the deadly explosion in Beirut last week. The State Department is in agreement on the cause with Lebanese investigators, the Wall Street Journal reports, though President Trump had blamed "a bomb of some kind" immediately after the blast. US and...

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Dolly Parton Voices Support for BLM in a Most…

Count Dolly Parton among those who back the Black Lives Matter movement. The singer expressed those views in a most Dolly-esque way, saying this in a Billboard cover story that dropped Thursday: "I understand people having to make themselves known and felt and seen," she said in reference to the...

US retail sales regain pre-virus pace but…

Americans increased their retail purchases by 1.2% in July, with solid gains in appliances and clothing, restoring sales to their level before the viral pandemic erupted in March

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AMC Movie Theaters to Reopen With 15-Cent Tickets

AMC Movie Theaters to Reopen , With 15-Cent Tickets. According to The Verge, AMC plans to have 100 theaters open on August 20 as part of its 100th anniversary. AMC, which has over 600 locations nationwide, says customers and staff will be required to wear masks. The chain adds that there will be "significantly limited seating," HEPA vacuums and MERV 13 air filters. Classic films such as , 'Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Back to the Future' will return to the big screen. Recently-released movies including 'Jumanji: The Next Level' and 'Sonic the Hedgehog' will also come back. It will only cost 15 cents to see any of these movies on August 20. The ticket price of these films will go up to $5 afterward. There will also be new releases, with 'Tenet' scheduled to premiere September 3. For A-List subscribers, AMC adds that the deadline for canceling or continuing your membership is December 1

Cohen's Tell-All Foreword Is Out, and It's…

The foreword to Michael Cohen's Trump tell-all is out, and it's a doozy. "Trump has no true friends," Cohen writes in the opening to the book due out Sept. 8. (Read the foreword in full here ; a White House rep calls it "fan fiction" the president's former lawyer released simply...

Yay Or Nay? Drinking From A Water Fountain During…

So far, there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted by the water from water fountains. But according to HuffPost, experts say the virus may linger on surfaces. Therefore, it's best to avoid fountains if you can, or to limit any direct contact when using them. Filling a water bottle from a fountain, instead of drinking from it, means you won't leave saliva on the fountain. That makes it safer for you and for others. The CDC says schools and businesses should check fountains for other safety issues before they reopen. Prolonged closures could increase the risk for Legionnaires’ and other diseases, as standing water in plumbing systems can create bacteria growth.

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New study shows best, worst face masks

Experts at Duke University Health System say thinner face coverings like neck gaiters are not an effective option to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.