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Ed Markey defeats Joe Kennedy in Massachusetts primary, ending Kennedy family winning streak

Incumbent Democratic Rep. Richard Neal also faced a progressive primary challenger, Alex Morse.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands

The consumer giant has pledged to wipe out oil-based chemicals from its detergents by 2030.
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has seen the impact of Hurricane Laura. It's 'probably worse' than Hurricane Rita, he says.

With 600,000 Louisianans still without clean water following Hurricane Laura, nine parishes are now eligible for FEMA help.         [Author: Monroe News-Star]
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The Unlikely Kennedy Who Ended the Kennedy Dynasty

In losing his Senate race, Joe Kennedy III has freed his family from a political burden it has struggled to escape.
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Denver Nuggets survive Utah Jazz rally in Game 7 to complete comeback from 3-1 down

Nuggets became just the 12th team in NBA history to complete a comeback from down 3-1 in the series as they held off the Jazz in a dramatic Game 7.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Melania Trump's ex-friend says she recorded conversations after being 'publicly shamed' by White House

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former friend and adviser to first lady Melania Trump, revealed on Tuesday night's Rachel Maddow Show that she secretly recorded Trump after the White House made her "their scapegoat."Winston Wolkoff's new book, Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady, was released Tuesday. In it, Winston Wolkoff also writes about the work she did helping plan President Trump's inauguration, and the fallout when it was reported that her firm...
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September 1 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'heartless' for not meeting bereaved families

Boris Johnson declines to meet campaigners, after saying he would meet anyone bereaved by Covid-19.
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Facebook and Twitter 'dismantle Russian network'

Facebook said the accounts sought to "target public debate in the US" but "had very little reach".
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Cambodia genocide: Khmer Rouge prison chief Comrade Duch dies

He was guilty of crimes against humanity for running a notorious prison during Cambodia's genocide.
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Khmer Rouge prison chief Comrade Duch dies

He was convicted of crimes against humanity for running a notoriously brutal torture prison in Cambodia.
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Indoor plant with four leaves sells for $8,000 in New Zealand

A buyer was willing to part with huge sum to secure the variegated minima amid a houseplant boom fuelled by the pandemicAn indoor plant with just four leaves has sold for more than NZ$8,000 (£4,000) in New Zealand, as the public’s passion for horticulture surges during the pandemic.Houseplants have become especially popular among millennials, experts say, many of whom are unable to nurture babies or pets due to financial and property constraints. Continue reading...
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Justice Department hands over latest batch of Mueller investigation interviews to CNN

CNN received on Tuesday night what appears to be the last several hundred pages of witness interview records that the Justice Department is releasing from the Mueller investigation, part of what's become an illuminating monthly disclosure of what witnesses told investigators about Russian election interference and the 2016 campaign.
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Sen. Ed Markey defeats a Kennedy in Massachusetts

Sen. Ed Markey beat back a bid on Tuesday from Rep. Joe Kennedy, to end his nearly 50 years in elected office, humbling the Democratic Party's family dynasty that had never before lost an election in Massachusetts.
Tags: Massachusetts, Cnn, Kennedy, Democratic Party, Joe Kennedy, Ed Markey, Sen Ed Markey


Twitter Removes Trump Video With ‘Electric Avenue’ Song After Copyright Complaint

Twitter has taken down a video tweeted by President Trump that used the song “Electric Avenue” after receiving a copyright complaint. Trump tweeted the video on Aug. 12, which featured an animated train with his campaign logo barreling through a town while Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden followed behind slowly on a railroad handcar. “Electric […]
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The Strasbourg Court Establishes Standards on Blocking Access to Websites

By Atakan Güngördü On 23 June 2020, European Court of Human Rights (the “Strasbourg Court” or the “Court”) delivered no less than four judgments against Russia (OOO Flavus and Others v. Russia, Bulgakov v. Russia, Engels v. Russia, Vladimir Kharitonov v. Russia) all of which concern the blocking of access to websites. The Court held that Russian authorities had violated the applicants’ right to freedom of expression on the internet, as well as their right to an effective remedy in all four cases...
Tags: Travel, News, France, Russia, Censorship, Court, Turkey, Others, Blocking, First the Court, Leiden University, Roskomnadzor, Turkey Azerbaijan, Freedom Of Expression, European Court of Human Rights (ECHR, Strasbourg Court


Police Shoot Suspect Near Northgate Blvd. In Sacramento

NATOMAS (CBS13) — A suspect was shot by Sacramento police Tuesday evening in the Northgate area of Sacramento, officials say. The shooting happened in the 500 block of Wisconsin Ave. police said. Officers were reportedly at the scene regarding “a wanted suspect” when the officer-involved shooting occurred. Sacramento Police say one suspect was shot and no officers were injured. The condition of the suspect was not released. There are no outstanding suspects, police said. Northgate Blvd. at Wisco...
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The public won't be allowed back to Big Basin Redwoods Park for at least year after wildfires in California made it too dangerous for visitors

Gov. Gavin Newsom toured the park, observing at the forest littered with debris and damage that will take park officials at least a year to deal with.
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Melania Trump Used Private Email While In White House, Former Adviser Claims

Trump has continued to attack Hillary Clinton for her own use of a private email server while in office.
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Pakistan puzzles health experts as virus cases drop

Six months after the coronavirus arrived in Pakistan, the country appears to have dodged the worst of the pandemic, baffling health experts and dampening fears its crowded urban areas and ramshackle hospitals will be overrun.
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5 things to know about Japan's World War II surrender

Wednesday is the anniversary of the formal Sept. 2, 1945, surrender of Japan to the United States, when documents were signed officially ending years of bloody fighting in a ceremony aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. A: An abbreviation for Victory over Japan Day, marked by the United States and its allies in the war and by the Asian victims of Japan who won their liberation from years of atrocities and oppression. Others, including the United States, mark the day on Sept. 2, while the Phil...
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Tyler Perry has become Hollywood's latest billionaire, according to Forbes

Forbes, known for keeping track of celebrities' net worth, announced on Tuesday that longtime filmmaker Tyler Perry, 50, is officially a billionaire.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Antifa hunter' who threatened a city council candidate and an autistic child sentenced to 3 years in prison

A Florida man who referred to himself as an "Antifa hunter" was sentenced to more than three years in prison Monday for making racially motivated threats and cyberstalking in the wake of the 2017 United the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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'Antifa hunter' sentenced to 3 years in prison

A Florida man who referred to himself as an "Antifa hunter" was sentenced to more than three years in prison Monday for making racially motivated threats and cyberstalking in the wake of the 2017 United the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Fauci: There's a legitimate way to end Covid-19 vaccine trials early

A COVID-19 vaccine could be available earlier than expected if ongoing clinical trials produce overwhelmingly positive results, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease official, in an interview Tuesday with KHN.
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A Covid-19 vaccine could be available earlier than expected if clinical trials produce overwhelmingly positive results, Fauci says

A COVID-19 vaccine could be available earlier than expected if ongoing clinical trials produce overwhelmingly positive results, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease official, in an interview Tuesday with KHN.
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Amazon tribes are using drones to track deforestation in the Brazilian rainforest

A new generation is using tech to capture evidence of illegal logging in their indigenous tribes' protected territories.
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Twitter removes Trump campaign video featuring 'Electric Avenue' after complaint from musician Eddy Grant

Twitter on Tuesday removed a video tweeted by President Donald Trump following a copyright complaint from musician Eddy Grant, whose hit 1980s song "Electric Avenue" was featured in the clip.
Tags: Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Electric Avenue, Eddy Grant


House chairman fends off progressive primary challenger

Rep. Richard Neal, the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, has staved off a primary challenge for his US House seat in Massachusetts, following the concession Tuesday night of Holyoke, Massachusetts, Mayor Alex Morse.
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House Ways and Means chairman fends off progressive primary challenger

Rep. Richard Neal, the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, has staved off a primary challenge for his US House seat in Massachusetts, following the concession Tuesday night of Holyoke, Massachusetts, Mayor Alex Morse.
Tags: News, Massachusetts, US, Stories, House Ways and Means, Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal, Holyoke Massachusetts



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