21-year-old Spencer Rollyson had a mild case of Co...

21-year-old Spencer Rollyson had a mild case of Covid-19 but ended up in the intensive care unit with organ failure. He tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he initially thought coronavirus was like the flu.
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Homemade tortillas should be a Taco Tuesday staple and this press can make it happen

From ordering from Amazon to paying bills over the web to something as simple as bottled water, we’re all hooked on modern convenience. We can’t help it. There are just too many modern world advances that save us too much time not to become a creature of comfort and go the easy route. Even if the other way might often provide a better quality product. Take tortillas. They’re probably among the simplest foods on the planet to make yourself at home. But being able to buy a package of 10 tortill...
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Trump erroneously says 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which happened two decades later

"The closest thing is in 1917, they say, the great pandemic. It certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 50 to 100 million people, probably ended the Second World War," Trump said. "All the soldiers were sick. That was a terrible situation."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Australia: Regular and systematic casual employment – when will casual employees have access to the unfair dismissal regime? - Cooper Grace Ward

The nature of casual employment continues to be subject to significant scrutiny by courts & commissions.
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U.S. Contractor Knew of Explosive Material in Beirut Since at Least 2016

An American contractor spotted and reported the potential danger at least four years ago, but U.S. officials denied they were aware of the findings until last week, after the blast.
Tags: News, Beirut, Lebanon, Ammonium Nitrate, United States International Relations, Deaths (Fatalities, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, Accidents and Safety, Beirut (Lebanon, Explosions (2020

Unusual ‘Derecho’ Storms Rip Through Midwest

The powerful storms, which covered hundreds of miles, brought winds exceeding 100 miles per hour to Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana.
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Explosion at homes in Baltimore kills 1 person and injures 7 others

Emergency responders continued to dig through the rubble Monday night after a major explosion in a Baltimore neighborhood killed a woman and injured seven others.
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Derecho with 100 mph winds moves across the Midwest, bringing down trees and power lines

A "particularly dangerous situation" (PDS) is unfolding across the Midwest, the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) said Monday afternoon.
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Deputies Pull Guns On Black Teens After Caller Reports A Man Threatened Them With A Knife

The L.A. County sheriff said he had "concerns about the tactics" after seeing the video.
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Video Showing Florida Police Attempting To Handcuff 8-Year-Old Draws Outrage

The arrest took place at Gerald Adams Elementary in Key West, Florida, on Dec. 14, 2018.
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Seal in suburban Melbourne river brings bright spot during 'grim' stage-four lockdown – video

A seal has been spotted eating a large fish in a river in Melbourne’s inner north-west while the city remains in stage-four coronavirus lockdown. The seal delighted passersby who were out on their one hour of sanctioned daily exercise. Melbourne local Alicia Pavlis  filmed the seal flapping about in the Maribyrnong River. ‘We might be a little more excited about things like this than normal,' Pavlis said. ‘But it really is all about enjoying the brief moments of respite between heavy global news...
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After the Beirut explosion: anger, grief and the fall of the government – podcast

It is a week since the devastating explosion rocked Beirut, killing more than 200 people. As shock turns to anger and the cabinet resigns, Bethan McKernan and Martin Chulov report on what comes next for the Lebanese peopleThe deadly explosion that ripped through Beirut last week has left more than 200 people dead, thousands injured and hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes. The blast happened in a summer of already simmering tension in Lebanon as an economic crisis has taken a devasta...
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C.E.O.s Pledge to Hire 100,000 Low-Income and Minority New Yorkers

A new nonprofit, the New York Jobs C.E.O. Council, will work with universities, the city and other groups to create new curriculums and apprenticeships over the next decade.
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Dangerous derecho soars into Chicago after lashing Iowa with 100-mph winds

A derecho – a dangerous, ferocious wall of wind – is taking aim on the Chicago area, forecasters warned.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fact check: Interrupted by shooting, Trump continues to spin false narrative around mail-in voting and coronavirus

President Donald Trump turned his Monday news conference into a dishonesty spree, blitzing reporters with rapid-fire false claims on a variety of his favorite topics -- the coronavirus pandemic, mail-in voting, China, Democrats generally and President Barack Obama in particular.
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Coronavirus: Arts venues to go red for live events awareness campaign

The National Theatre is among the venues taking part in the "Red Alert" day of action.
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He thought Covid-19 was like the flu. Then this happened

21-year-old Spencer Rollyson had a mild case of Covid-19 but ended up in the intensive care unit with organ failure. He tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he initially thought coronavirus was like the flu.
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FDA: We won't 'cut corners' to approve a Covid-19 vaccine

Just as thousands more students return to classrooms this week, another study shows how easily children can get coronavirus.
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He came out at 90. Then, he searched for his lost love

While writing his memoir, 90-year-old Kenneth Felts came out to his daughter as gay. He tells CNN's Anderson Cooper about Phillip, the man he loved, and his search to find him.
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DC Universe, DC Comics Staff See Layoffs Amid WarnerMedia Restructure

DC Comics and streaming service DC Universe have been impacted by parent company WarnerMedia’s corporate realignment, with layoffs at both units. But a source tells Variety that through WarnerMedia’s streamlining efforts, the DC brand will actually be expanding, with DC chief creative officer Jim Lee overseeing creative of all DC-related growth in the company. At […]
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DJ Behind Cardi B’s Coronavirus Rant Remix Takes on Ben Shapiro’s ‘WAP’ Rap

DJ iMarkKeyz, who famously remixed Cardi B’s coronavirus rant back in March, has taken on Ben Shapiro’s straight-faced lyric recitation of “WAP,” the NSFW (or even WFH) track by Cardi and Megan Thee Stallion, which dropped on Friday (Aug. 7). The Brooklyn-born and bred iMarkKeyz, whose real name is Brandon Davidson, is a local DJ […]
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Almost 120,000 Still Without Power One Week After Hurricane Isaias

For residents of Connecticut and New York who are still without power, frustration with utility companies grew as temperatures rose.
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Vegetation Fire Burning Near Roseville, Multiple Agencies Responding

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Multiple agencies are fighting an active brush fire near Roseville. The fire reportedly started in the areas of Wheat Field Court and Fieldstone Court near homes. It has burned in the grassy area toward Duluth Ave. and Nichols Dr. It’s unclear how large the fire is at this time. So far, no injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire has not yet been released. Roseville Fire and outside agencies on scene of an active brush fire near Fieldstone Court.
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Universities told to keep places open for A-level appeals

With uncertainty over replacement grades, universities are told to wait for the outcome of appeals.
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The 7-year-old Georgia boy with Covid-19 who died drowned in a bathtub after a seizure, coroner says

The boy is the youngest person with the disease to die in Georgia.
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Mount Rushmore is too small for Trump

Adding President Donald Trump to Mount Rushmore would be a challenge, since it lacks room for another giant head. But if you let yourself think like the President, then it's possible to figure out a way around the problem, writes Michael D'Antonio.
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Citing coronavirus, the Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizens and lawful permanent residents

The Trump administration is considering ways to restrict entry on the US-Mexico border that could include US citizens and lawful permanent residents over coronavirus concerns, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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Citing coronavirus, Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizens

The Trump administration is considering ways to restrict entry on the US-Mexico border that could include US citizens and lawful permanent residents over coronavirus concerns, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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Shakeup At The Top: California’s Public Health Director Resigns After Coronavirus Data Glitch

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California’s Public Health Director quit over the weekend, after questions about the state’s coronavirus test data. “These things are unfortunate but we are moving forward,” said Gov. Gavin Newsom during a press conference Monday. The governor skirted questions about why Dr. Sonia Angell resigned from her job as Director of Public Health. It’s a position she held for less than a year. The governor would only go as far as to say he “accepted her resignation.” “She resigned, s...
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