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Styx takes their fans on 'The Mission' with new rock album

Digital Journal 08/20/17 17:30

Rock group Styx is back with their latest studio offering "The Mission," which was released on June 16. The CD has a neat concept to it about a "mission" to Mars.

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China is facing a mounting debt problem

Business Insider 08/20/17 17:28

China is facing a mounting debt problem as authorities around the world send warning signals.

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Another U.S. Navy destroyer collides with a merchant ship, rescue efforts underway

The Washington Post 08/20/17 17:37

The USS John S. McCain is reported to have been damaged during the collision near Singapore.

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Trump's support hasn't collapsed, but he's increasingly alone

LA Times 08/20/17 14:35

President Trump has seldom seemed politically weaker than now, but he retains considerable backing, the latest polls show.

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Falwell Jr. clarifies Trump tweets

CNN.com 08/20/17 15:17

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. explained what he meant in a tweet about President Trump's Charlottesville statements. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports.
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Global Economy Week Ahead: Europe PMI, U.S. Durable Goods, Jackson Hole

Wall Street Journal 08/20/17 12:00

This week, top central bankers including Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen and ECB President Mario Draghi will gather for the Jackson Hole economic symposium, and the eurozone will see data on manufacturing...

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Trump will address path on Afghanistan in Monday evening speech

San Jose Mercury News 08/20/17 17:20

CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new spe...

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Colombians combat stress with 'Day of Laziness'

Digital Journal 08/20/17 17:10

Colombians in the city of Itagui hauled mattresses and hammocks into the streets Sunday to mark the annual "World Laziness Day," a quirky effort to urge overstressed workers to slow down.

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Mike DelGuidice talks about joining Billy Joel's live band

Digital Journal 08/20/17 17:12

Big Shot lead singer Mike DelGuidice sat down and chatted with Digital Journal prior to his August 18 concert at The Paramount in Huntington.

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New Type 2 diabetes medication shows much promise

Digital Journal 08/20/17 17:15

The global pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has announced that its new drug semaglutide had reduced blood glucose levels and lowered body weight to a statistically significant degree more than thos...

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Missouri lawmaker who hoped for Trump assassination on Facebook apologizes

Business Insider 08/20/17 17:05

"President Trump, I apologize to you and your family," Missouri state Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal said.

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With selfie sticks, excitement and apprehension, Gazan children visit Jerusalem for the first time 

The Washington Post 08/20/17 17:17

About 100 children from Gaza traveled to the Old City on a rare journey outside of the blockaded strip. 

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Trump to announce new strategy — and probably more troops — for Afghanistan

LA Times 08/20/17 17:00

President Trump has decided on a military strategy in Afghanistan after months of deliberations with senior Pentagon and national security officials. He will announce the plan Monday.

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Jerry Lewis' best quotes on humor, longevity and having a bad temper

USATODAY 08/20/17 16:29

The legendary comedian, who died Sunday, had a lot to say about being Jerry Lewis.

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US destroyer collides with merchant ship near Singapore

CNN.com 08/20/17 16:58

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship east of Singapore early Monday, the Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement.
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Navy Destroyer USS John McCain collides with merchant vessel off Malaysian coast

Raw Story 08/20/17 16:57

U.S. Navy Destroyer the U.S.S. John McCain collided with a merchant vessel on Sunday in the Strait of Malacca, a shipping lane off the Malaysian coast. The 7th Fleet’s official Twitter account a...

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Russia claims to have invented an alternative to fracking

Business Insider 08/20/17 16:55

Russian scientists and local oil field services companies claim to have created a technology for thermochemical gas fracturing that could replace...

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Ex-professor charged in stabbing death

CNN.com 08/20/17 16:37

Police have formally charged a former Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee with first-degree murder in the July stabbing death of a 26-year-old cosmetologist, Chicago po...
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A’s edge Astros to avert sweep

San Jose Mercury News 08/20/17 16:39

The A’s relied on Jharel Cotton’s pitching, and a breakdown of the Astros’ defense to take a 3-2 win.

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Read why the kitchen at Trump’s Bedminster golf resort was cited for multiple health code violations

Raw Story 08/20/17 16:33

BEDMINSTER — As President Donald Trump took office earlier this year, state health inspectors arrived at Mar-a-Lago, the new president’s “winter White House,” for their annual ...

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Balmoral wraps up summer season with $200,000 horse jumping grand prix

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 16:19

HITS Balmoral Park wrapped up its horse jumping competition summer season on Sunday with 45 riders vying for a $200,000 prize.

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Trump's support is cratering — and that leaves him open to a primary challenger in 2020

Business Insider 08/20/17 16:29

No sitting president in the modern era has ever been successfully "primaried." But that could change for President Trump.

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Appreciation: The two sides of Jerry Lewis

San Jose Mercury News 08/20/17 16:29

Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday at age 91, delighted millions with his slapstick antics, earning a devoted following and propelling him to dizzying heights of fame at a young age.

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Some Liberty University Graduates Returning Diplomas to Protest Trump  

Slate 08/20/17 16:21

A small, but apparently growing, group of Liberty University alumni are launching a campaign to return their diplomas to the evangelical Christian scho ...

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Elon Musk calls for ban on use of killer robots - CNET

CNET 08/20/17 15:17

Group of robotics and AI researchers warn that robotic weapons could usher in the third revolution in warfare.

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How to permanently delete files from any device

Raw Story 08/20/17 16:08

Send your trash beyond the point of no return. Make sure your files have well and truly disappeared. David Nield/Popular Science When you delete a file from your computer, it doesn’t simply disa...

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Missouri Democrat apologizes for saying she hoped Trump would be assassinated, but won’t resign

Raw Story 08/20/17 16:10

FERGUSON, Mo. �� A Missouri state senator Sunday apologized for a Facebook post that hoped for the assassination of President Donald Trump, saying, “I made a mistake.” But Maria Chappelle-...

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Film shows how ‘Curious George’ creators escaped the Nazis

Raw Story 08/20/17 16:16

We all think we know Curious George, the rambunctious primate who’s been entertaining children since his first book was published in 1941. He’s been in television shows, blockbuster movies and video g...

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Kimberly Ellis says 'all options are on the table' after California Democratic Party rules she lost race for chair

LA Times 08/20/17 16:09

Bay Area Democratic activist Kimberly Ellis, who narrowly lost her bid to become the new California Democratic Party leader, said "all ...

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Twitter reacts after Solheim Cup captain's victory drink

USATODAY 08/20/17 15:52

Nice choice.

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Carbondale Plans to Make Hay While Sun Doesn't Shine

Wall Street Journal 08/20/17 15:15

The Illinois college town expects a much-needed economic boost as thousands of visitors arrive to view the solar eclipse for one of the longest durations in the country.

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First Round of Nafta Talks Wrap Up

Wall Street Journal 08/20/17 13:12

The U.S., Mexico and Canada on Sunday afternoon wrapped up the opening round of talks to renegotiate the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Barns burn in two-alarm fire

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 15:38

No injuries or loss of life of human or animals were reported after a second-alarm fire destroyed a barn at the Tempel Farms property in Wadsworth Saturday.

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Man gunned down outside church was witness to fatal shooting last year

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 15:47

One of two men gunned down in a brazen killing on the steps of a West Side church during Sunday services a week ago was a witness to a fatal shooting last

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Will Power repeats IndyCar win at Pocono Raceway

LA Times 08/20/17 15:50

Will Power held off Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden on Sunday to win the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway for the second onsecutive year. 

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Iraqi forces launch offensive that could cost Islamic State a strategic stronghold

LA Times 08/20/17 15:55

Fresh off their victory in Mosul, Iraqi forces launch their campaign to reclaim Tall Afar, Islamic State's last major bastion in northern Iraq and an essential through-point to the Syrian border....

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Exclusive: Hyundai Motor Group faces government calls to address 'big governance risk'

Reuters 08/20/17 15:38

South Koreas new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai Motor Group about overhauling its complex ownership structure, which critics say gives too much ...

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Comedians react to Jerry Lewis' death: 'That fool was no dummy'

LA Times 08/20/17 15:49

Some of comedy's most well-known personalities and stars as varied as Russell Simmons and Paula Abdul took to Twitter today to pay resp...

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Lewis' serious side off camera

CNN.com 08/20/17 15:35

Dick Cavett, friend of the late actor and comedian Jerry Lewis, said people were often surprised Lewis had a serious side to him off camera.
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Your last-last-last-minute cheat sheet on the eclipse

CNN.com 08/20/17 08:53

In case you haven't been paying attention (and NO ONE would judge you if you weren't), there is a teensy weensy little boring astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Eclipse of the CENTURY...
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Can you really go blind staring at an eclipse?

CNN.com 08/11/17 07:39

On August 21, the moon's shadow will block the sun from view in a total solar eclipse.
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Is the Trump administration hiring people of color to hold signs at his Phoenix rally?

Raw Story 08/20/17 15:40

The web was abuzz on Sunday afternoon over classified ads reportedly recruiting “minorities” to “hold pro-Trump signs, cheer on command, and show diversity.” “Someone is ...

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Golf roundup: Henrik Stenson shoots a 64 to win the Wyndham Championship

LA Times 08/20/17 15:40

Henrikk Stenson won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday, closing with a six-under-par 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season.

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Cubs 6, Blue Jays 5 (10 innings)

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 13:14

Photos from the Cubs-Blue Jays game at Wrigley Field on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.

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Donald Trump is a Nazi sympathizer

Business Insider 08/20/17 15:30

Those who work in President Donald Trumps administration have a choice to make.

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The tech pioneer who helped found CNET is aiming to build a new digital media voice empire

Business Insider 08/20/17 14:55

Shelby Bonnie, who helped found CNET 25 years ago, is aiming to build a new digital media empire centered on voice devices like the Amazon Echo.

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Video shows Chinese and Indian troops clashing with stones high along their border in the Himalayas

Business Insider 08/20/17 15:15

Chinese and Indian troops came to blows in the western Himalayas on August 15 amid another border dispute between the two countries farther east.

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With just with carved wood or terra cotta, one artist makes the miniature feel monumental

LA Times 08/20/17 15:15

Ryosuke Yazaki's sculptures at M+B possess a palpable 1950s vibe.

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Anti-Defamation League head says violent ‘alt-left’ is a right-wing media lie: ‘It’s not comparable’

Raw Story 08/20/17 15:14

Jonathan Greenblatt — CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) — told MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts on Sunday that the idea of a violent “alt-left” is a righ...

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U.S. lays out ambitious schedule for NAFTA talks as opening round concludes

LA Times 08/20/17 15:00

NAFTA opening round ends with few details reported.

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Trump Will Unveil New Strategy for Afghanistan in Prime-Time Address Monday

Slate 08/20/17 15:00

It has been months in the making and now President Trump is building up the drama in anticipation, with the White House saying that the commander in ch ...

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NBA looking into Pacers' allegations that Lakers tampered with Paul George

LA Times 08/20/17 15:00

The NBA announced Sunday that it has been investigating the Indiana Pacers' allegations that the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with Paul George before the trade deadline.

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The cofounder of $1.3 billion startup Robinhood explains a 'logical fallacy' in investing

Business Insider 08/20/17 14:34

Business Insider caught up with Baiju Bhatt to discuss Robinhoods growth, the brokerage industry, and a fallacy in the world of investing.

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A hedge fund cofounded by a 32-year old has raised $100 million

Business Insider 08/20/17 14:35

Epsilon Asset Management wants to bridge the divide between active and passive investing by using thousands of regulatory documents and statistical analysis.

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Why a bridge deal may be the solution for the Bruins and David Pastrnak

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

It's not what either side wants. But unless compromise takes place, it may be the only fix to the problem.

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Bill Belichick offered an unceremonious take on returning to the site of Super Bowl LI

Boston.com 08/20/17 07:42

Despite being in the same stadium where his team staged the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history fewer than 200 days before, Bill Belichick was

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AG Healey: Don't open restricted waters to oil, gas drilling

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Maura Healey says she's opposed to the creation of a new five-year national offshore oil and gas leasing program.

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Todd Frazier, once a Red Sox trade target, ‘glad’ he is now a Yankee

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

Rafael Devers's emergence suggests the Red Sox haven't had to doubt their decision to pass on Frazier.

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Here's what Rob Gronkowski said about his first preseason game since 2012

Boston.com 08/20/17 09:18

One of the most conspicuous Patriots players on the field in Saturday's preseason loss to the Texans didn't catch a single pass or even touch the

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Watch Fenway Park's standing ovation as the Red Sox honor Jerry Remy

Boston.com 08/20/17 11:33

The Red Sox honored NESN television analyst Jerry Remy in a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park on Sunday.

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Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin,

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Fire damages popular New England seafood restaurant

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) - Officials are investigating what caused an early morning fire that heavily damaged a popular New England seafood restaurant.

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NBA investigating Lakers amid George tampering allegation

Boston.com 12/31/69 17:00

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA is investigating whether the Los Angeles Lakers tampered with All-Star forward Paul George while he was under contract

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South Africa Grants Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity After Alleged Assault

Wall Street Journal 08/20/17 07:39

South Africa's government granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, who allegedly assaulted a young woman who had been socializing with her sons in a Johannesburg hotel.

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Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address Monday

Wall Street Journal 08/20/17 13:57

President Donald Trump will give a nationally televised address Monday night to unveil his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the White House said, and that might mean 4,000 more troops being sent o...

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Kremlin Envoy Played Central Role in Eastern Ukraine

Wall Street Journal 08/20/17 14:43

When American envoy Kurt Volker meets his Russian counterpart to try to restore peace in eastern Ukraine, the man sitting across the table will be no ordinary diplomat. Vladislav Surkov, is a powerful...

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Three-phase review: Bears rookie RB Tarik Cohen proving fearless

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 14:28

The 5-foot-6, 181-pound Tarik Cohen is quickly putting to rest any concerns that the physicality in the NFL might prove too challenging for him.

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Jesse Jackson: Electoral college must be abolished

LA Times 08/20/17 14:35

Rev. Jesse Jackson says monuments to Confederate leaders should be removed and the electoral college should be abolished.

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No, Trump's support hasn't collapsed, but yes, he's increasingly alone

LA Times 08/20/17 14:35

President Trump has seldom seemed politically weaker than now, but he retains considerable backing, the latest polls show.

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Donald Trump Has A Plan For Afghanistan, Gen. James Mattis Confirms, Will Announce Monday

Newsweek 08/20/17 14:11

The secretary of defense said the president wanted to announce the decision himself.

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115 migrants rescued from truck in eastern Mexico

Business Insider 08/20/17 14:27

There were 55 men, 19 women, 23 boys, and 18 girls in the truck.

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Sonic attacks in Cuba hit more diplomats than earlier reported, officials say

CNN.com 08/20/17 14:20

A higher number of US and Canadian diplomats and their families are believed to have been attacked by a mystery sonic weapon in Havana than was initially reported, CNN has learned from two senior US g...
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Xbox One X preorders open, Project Scorpio Edition revealed - CNET

CNET 08/20/17 13:30

You can now preorder an Xbox One X.

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'Curious George' Creators Escaped Nazis Before Giving Life to the Iconic Monkey

Newsweek 08/20/17 13:54

'Monkey Business,' directed by Ema Ryan Yamazaki and narrated by Sam Waterston, tells the full story of the Reys using animation, photographs and interviews with the people that knew them.

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MSNBC panel mocks Trump-lover Posobiec as ‘right-wing Forrest Gump’ of conspiracies and smear jobs

Raw Story 08/20/17 14:16

On Sunday, Joy Reid welcomed terrorism expert Malcolm Nance and former Breitbart.com media strategist Kurt Bardella to discuss right-wing conspiracy monger and provocateur Jack Posobiec. President Don...

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Autopsies Monday for two dead in Gurnee domestic incident

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 14:13

The Gurnee Police Department is working with the Lake County Major Crime Task Force to solve the investigation of two domestic-related deaths.

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The best live video feeds streaming the 2017 total solar eclipse

Business Insider 08/20/17 14:16

On Monday, August 21, you can watch the moon completely eclipse the sun on your phone or computer, thanks to live feeds from NASA TV, Slooh, and more.

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NBA investigating Lakers amid Paul George tampering allegation

Business Insider 08/20/17 14:23

The league is investigating whether the Lakers tampered with George while he was under contract with the Indiana Pacers.

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Dudamel worked to free an arrested Venezuelan musician, and he's taking heat from President Maduro

LA Times 08/20/17 14:15

Gustavo Dudamel, the L.A. Phil music director who has been pulled deeper into the crisis of his native Venezuela, helped to win the release of a violinist arrested in a street protest.

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Follow Monday's eclipse with USA TODAY

USATODAY 08/20/17 13:58

USA TODAY Network broadcasting eclipse on Facebook Live, Instagram

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The RNC’s Charlottesville Talking Points Basically Ignore What Donald Trump Has Actually Said.

The Daily Beast 08/20/17 02:07

In the committee's telling, the president "forcefully" condemned white supremacists and there is no equivocating over who to blame.

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Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

SFGate 08/20/17 13:05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and ...

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Suspect who drew deputy’s gunfire, drove wrong way on freeway on-ramp, arrested

San Jose Mercury News 08/20/17 14:10

Joey Carroll, 34, of Pittsburg, also is suspected of colliding with a car while driving the wrong way on an Interstate 680 on-ramp.

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California Democratic Party rejects final appeal from Kimberly Ellis

LA Times 08/20/17 14:09

The California Democratic Party on Sunday rejected a last-ditch appeal contesting the election of the party's new leader, setting up a ...

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During eclipse, drone tech will study sun's effect on weather

Digital Journal 08/20/17 14:03

When the Earth turns dark during this years total solar eclipse, millions of sky-gazers will be relaxing and enjoying the unusual phenomenon, however, climate scientists will be using drone technolog...

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Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 13:41

The White House announced that President Donald Trump would address the nation's troops and the American people Monday night.

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Mokena man killed in I-294 crash

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 13:57

A 50-year-old Mokena was killed in crash Saturday afternoon on Interstate 294, police said.

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Now is the best time to try the WWE Network — you can watch SummerSlam for free (WWE)

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:52

Watch WWE SummerSlam 2017 with a free 30-day trial to the WWE Network.

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Millions of people are watching Steven Lim, star of the BuzzFeed show 'Worth It,' eat his way across the globe

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:57

Millions of people are watching Steven Lim, star of the BuzzFeed show Worth It, eat his way across the globe.

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Lewis' MDA telethons were full of emotion, star appearances

SFGate 08/20/17 13:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, whose career as producer-director-writer and movie star peaked in the 1960s, may be best remembered by younger generations for the muscular dystrophy telethons he cond...

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Watch the Army test upgraded armor vehicles meant to counter increased Russian firepower

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:50

New variants of the Stryker infantry carrier are meant to help US and partner forces counter growing Russian firepower.

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Newcomer 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' leads the domestic box office

LA Times 08/20/17 13:40

Newcomers 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' and 'Logan Lucky' arrive while 'Annabelle: Creation' continues to thrive.

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White House:

LA Times 08/20/17 13:47

President Trump on Monday evening will spell out a new U.S. strategy for the war in Afghanistan, where U.S. troops have been fighting f...

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The war begins: Breitbart.com attacks McMaster as ‘Koran-kissing’ terrorist sympathizer

Raw Story 08/20/17 13:41

“Alt-right” hub Breitbart.com stepped up its ongoing war with White House National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster on Sunday, accusing him of being soft on Islamic terrorists because the l...

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MLB notes: Umpires end their protest, will meet with commissioner

LA Times 08/20/17 13:30

Major League Baseball umpires have ended their protest of what they called "abusive player behavior" after Commissioner Rob Manfred offered to meet with their union's governing board. 

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Christie drops out of contention for WFAN job

USATODAY 08/20/17 12:02

The New Jersey governor's future has been a constant source of intrigue and speculation ever since he dropped out of the presidential race last year.

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Trump to address nation on new Afghan strategy

Digital Journal 08/20/17 13:30

President Donald Trump will announce his decision on Americas strategy in Afghanistan in an address to US troops and the nation Monday night, almost 16 years after the war began.

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Chicago man charged in two ruse burglaries

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 13:09

A 42-year-old Chicago man has been charged in connection with two burglaries that happened in Deerfield and Long Grove in June, using a ruse technique to distract homeowners.

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Here's What Our Home Screen Will Look Like in 5 Years

Inc. 08/20/17 13:24

Is the app-ocalypse coming?

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Traders have lost almost $10 billion betting against Alibaba this year (BABA)

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:01

Short sellers betting against Alibaba have lost almost $10 billion this year as the companys stock has surged.

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What it's like to be a high-functioning woman with autism that goes unnoticed or undiagnosed

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:15

Autisms male stereotype is leading to a large number of undiagnosed women.

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'Reckless and unmanageable': LA Times editorial board rips into Trump and the GOP

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:30

"No one can sit on the sidelines now. It's time for Republicans to show some spine," the column said.

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You can finally buy the most powerful Xbox ever made: The $500 Xbox One X (MSFT)

Business Insider 08/20/17 13:30

If youre ready to drop $500 on the most powerful home game console ever made, the Xbox One X is now available for pre-order.

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Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis Has Died at 91

Slate 08/20/17 13:26

Jerry Lewis, the comedian, actor, director, and telethon star whose legendary film run in the 1960s included classics like The Nutty Professor died Sun ...

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‘American Idol’ Oakland auditions: Pop star hopefuls chase the dream

San Jose Mercury News 08/20/17 13:29

If you happened to be around Jack London Square Sunday, you just might have been in the presence of the next Kelly Clarkson, or Adam Lambert. “American Idol,” back in business after a higl...

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US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

SFGate 08/20/17 13:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the ...

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First loss of summer drops Rancho Santa Margarita into loser's bracket at LLWS

LA Times 08/20/17 13:20

Rancho Santa Margarita not only could not score a run but the West Region champions failed to get a hit in a 16-0 loss to Greenville, N.C., on Sunday.

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Texas cop urges Facebook followers to use ‘deadly force’ against anyone harming a Confederate statue

Raw Story 08/20/17 13:15

Writing on Facebook, a Texas cop and police police academy instructor explained to his followers that they can legally shoot and kill anti-racism protesters if they attempt to pull down a Confederate ...

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U.S. cruises to capture Solheim Cup against Europe

USATODAY 08/20/17 12:49

At the heart of the U.S. team's victory was its superb play in fourballs on Friday and Saturday.

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Crates full of puppies found in hot van at New Jersey Walmart

USATODAY 08/20/17 12:42

A local television station reported that the 26 French and English bulldog pups were left unattended while temperatures climbed into the low 90s.

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NBA opens investigation into Lakers for alleged Paul George tampering at request of Pacers

USATODAY 08/20/17 12:52

The league announced that it will look into the Lakers' correspondence with Paul George, his agent and his parents.

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Man accused of sexually assaulting woman in assisted-living facility to appear in court

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 11:08

A man was arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 58-year-old woman at an assisted-living facility.

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I played in the biggest Scrabble tournament in the country — and it was nothing like the game you grew up playing

Business Insider 08/20/17 12:59

This is nothing like the game you played in grandmas living room.

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Comedians Pay Tribute to Jerry Lewis: “The French Were Right About Him All Along”

Slate 08/20/17 12:56

Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis known for his slapstick and, later in life, his philanthropy died Sunday morning of natural causes. He was 91. With a ca ...

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Three Harvard-Westlake players help USA Water Polo cadet team win gold at tournament in Serbia

LA Times 08/20/17 12:55

George Avakian, Nolan Krutonog and Nico Tierney, expected to be top sophomore water polo players at Harvard-Westlake this fall, helped ...

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Spain attacks: The imam who 'ate up the brains' of youths

Digital Journal 08/20/17 12:50

In a little Spanish town by the Pyrenees mountains, a Moroccan imam has come under intense scrutiny, accused of creating the terror cell that allegedly launched the twin attacks in Spain.

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Lake County mosque opens doors to non-Muslims: 'There are so many things in common between us'

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 12:36

A mosque near Libertyville and Waukegan hosted an open house to educate non-Muslims about the Islamic faith.

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9 tricks to instantly appear more competent

Business Insider 08/20/17 12:30

We rounded up scientific research on small changes you can make to your appearance and behavior that will help you look more competent at work.

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How tattoos and motorcycles helped Sailor Jerry's become the second biggest spiced rum brand in the world

Business Insider 08/20/17 12:49

Sailor Jerrys become the second biggest spiced rum brand in the world through a mix of social media adverting and key partnerships

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Former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt reportedly tops the list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEO

Business Insider 08/20/17 12:51

According to a report from Recode, Immelt heads the list to be the troubled rideshare companys new CEO, and a decision is expected within the next two weeks.

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Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

SFGate 08/20/17 12:33

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total sola...

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1 year after Colin Kaepernick's protest, U.S. still in turmoil

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 12:00

What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand

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Spain: Police think extremists planned massive bomb attack

Chicago Tribune 08/20/17 12:24

Spanish police continue to search for a fugitive suspect that staged two vehicle attacks using explosives favored by Islamic State militants.

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From welfare checks to a $100-million payday, Conor McGregor's road to stardom

LA Times 08/20/17 12:47

Conor McGregor is set for the biggest payday of his life. It has come after early struggles and plenty of bravado.

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Zakaria: The problem with today's elites

CNN.com 08/20/17 09:32

CNN's Fareed Zakaria says that the delayed reaction of America's leadership class to President Trump's reaction to Charlottesiville tells a story about the country's elite and why President Trump was ...
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Mattis confirms new Afghan strategy decided

CNN.com 08/20/17 12:01

Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed Sunday that a decision has been made on a new US strategy in Afghanistan.
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Falwell Tries to Defend Trump Racism, With Secret Videos Showing 'Fine People' Marching with Nazis in Charlotte

Alternet 08/20/17 12:04

During an interview on ABC's This Week, host Martha Raddatz asked Falwell, one of Trump's top surrogates, to explain the president's remarks. Jerry Falwell Jr. on Sunday defended President Donald ...

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Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy

SFGate 08/20/17 12:25

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors say the fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched online between a professor and university employee. An Illinois state prosecutor tol...

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Jerry Lewis: Jim Carrey, Deana Martin, More Remember Comedy Legend

Rolling Stone 08/20/17 12:36

The entertainment community turned to social media Sunday to pay tribute to the influential comedian and actor Jerry Lewis.

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