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England v Pakistan: Stuart Broad removes Shan Masood for a duck

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:45
After making 156 in the first innings, Shan Masood is dismissed by Stuart Broad for a duck in Pakistan's second against England in the first Test at Old Trafford.
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BTS announces US theater premiere

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:43
BTS is set to bring its latest film to movie theaters next month, a plan that will depend on which venues actually are open.
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Coronavirus: Nurse who ignored pain has leg amputated

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:38
Sette Buenaventura ignored cramp in her calf to continue working but later found she had cancer.
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TikTok: Is the security threat real?

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:37
Video sharing app TikTok is experiencing record-setting growth. But now it could be banned in the US. CNN Business explains why politicians fear TikTok's automatic data collection could prove a national security threat.
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Can a Eurovision-style song contest work in the US?

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:29
The American Song Contest is set to air in 2021, organisers have announced.
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Brent Scowcroft, longtime Bush confidant, dies at 95

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:26
Brent Scowcroft, a former national security adviser and longtime confidant of former President George H.W. Bush, has died, a spokesman for the 41st president's foundation said Friday. He was 95.
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'Howard' doc review

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:25
Disney honors one of its own with "Howard," an emotional documentary tribute to the late "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin" lyricist Howard Ashman. Teamed with composer Alan Menken, nobody did more to put the studio's animation back on the map, making his loss to AIDS in the midst of that run all the more poignant.
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How 'The Matrix' is a trans story

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:24
Netflix has posted a Twitter thread explaining the trans themes in "The Matrix," after one of its co-directors confirmed earlier this week that the movie was an allegory for gender transition.
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Teacher anxious over return to work interrupts governor. See his reaction

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:21
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz was being introduced at a press conference when a teacher interrupted to ask if he would talk with her.
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Eurovision Song Contest is coming to America

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:14
One of the world's most popular singing competitions is headed to the United States.
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Weather: Sunny scenes as England sizzles in heatwave

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:08
Sun worshippers head to beaches and parks or cool down in fountains and open air pools.
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Intel officials tell Congress that Russia is spreading false information about Biden

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:01
US intelligence officials have presented information to lawmakers and presidential campaigns indicating Russia is behind an ongoing disinformation push targeting former Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates: We can't ignore adolescent girls in Covid-19 response

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 15:00
Today should have been a school day for 15-year-old Fortunate Ayomirwoth. But for the past five months, her school has been closed. Fortunate now spends her days at home in a small suburb of Kampala, Uganda, doing chores, caring for her four younger siblings, and hoping there will be enough food to eat. Since her mother lost her job, money has been tight -- and for Fortunate, her window of opportunity feels like it, too, is getting tighter.
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These unsung heroes desperately need help

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:57
Restaurants help establish the unique character of our communities. But "restaurants are dying," says legendary chef Marcus Samuelsson. "Four out of five of our favorite independent restaurants may not survive this shutdown."
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CNN analyst: Biden is in a better position than Clinton ever was

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:56
CNN's senior political writer and analyst Harry Enten looks over brand new polls that show Joe Biden holding his lead over President Trump as the presidential election gets closer.
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Resort evacuated over fears of glacier collapse

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:48
Dozens of people have been evacuated from a valley in northern Italy amid fears that a section of ice the size of a football field could collapse from a Mount Blanc glacier.
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Dirty Dancing next stop on Hollywood nostalgia trip

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:47
Jennifer Grey is set to star in the sequel to the romantic drama classic... but is it a good idea?
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Stimulus negotiations: Self-imposed deadline arrives with no sign of a deal

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:44
This was deadline day, the day that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer were aiming to have a topline agreement.
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Video shows couple standing close to Beirut blast site

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 14:37
A couple standing less than 600 meters from the blast site survived the explosion in Beirut - they are now recovering in hospital.
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