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Study showing antibody levels protecting against COVID-19 could speed creation of new vaccines, boosters

New research pinpoints antibodies scientists can test for to see if a COVID-19 vaccine is effective and could speed the development of new vaccines.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Texas House Speaker signs civil arrest warrants to return absent Democrats to chamber

House Speaker Dade Phelan on Tuesday signed 52 civil arrest warrants for Democrats who left the state in July and continue to deny the body a quorum.       [Author: Austin American-Statesman]
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Brothers charged in connection with weekend shooting of 2 Chicago officers are denied bail

Prosecutors on Tuesday outlined the cases against two brothers charged in connection with the slaying of a Chicago police officer and the shooting of her partner after a traffic stop Saturday night.
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Brothers charged with shooting 2 Chicago officers are denied bail

Prosecutors on Tuesday outlined the cases against two brothers charged in connection with the slaying of a Chicago police officer and the shooting of her partner after a traffic stop Saturday night.
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Hear Cuomo accuser react to his resignation

CNN's Erica Hill speaks with Gov. Cuomo accuser Karen Hinton about his resignation from office.
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Two Texas judges issue temporary restraining orders against governor's mask mandate order

Two Texas judges have issued restraining orders which will temporarily block the enforcement of Gov. Greg Abbott's latest emergency order involving masks.
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Tropical Storm Fred forms in the Caribbean, with the US in its path

Tropical Storm Fred formed Tuesday night off the coast of Puerto Rico, becoming the sixth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
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Virtue Signaling

I can’t wait until CNN reports that Biden said “Breathing is healthy!”Two weeks later, after a plague of autoasphyxiation deaths in red states, it’ll come out that Tucker was taking the dry-cleaning bag off his head during commercial breaks.— Tamara K. (@TamSlick) August 10, 2021 [Author: Tam]
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Melbourne Film Festival Cancels In-Person Screenings as City’s Lockdown Is Extended

The Melbourne International Film Festival in Australia has canceled its in-person screening component, due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the city. After a fully online edition in 2020, the 2021 festival was scheduled to run Aug. 12-22 as a hybrid combining online and real-world elements. But on Wednesday, the premier of Victoria […]
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John Howard likely to give evidence at Bernard Collaery trial, Rex Patrick tells parliament

Under parliamentary privilege, independent senator says Australia’s 2004 Timor-Leste spy mission was ‘neither legal nor initiated properly’Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingAustralia’s 2004 spy mission targeting Timor-Leste during oil and gas negotiations was “neither legal nor initiated properly” and former prime minister John Howard is likely to be called to give evidence at the trial of Bernard Collaery, the independent senator Rex Patrick has told parliament.Late on Tuesda...
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Michael Spavor: Canadian jailed for 11 years in China on spying charges

Michael Spavor's sentencing is the latest development in a diplomatic spat between the two countries.
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Canadian businessman Michael Spavor sentenced by Chinese court to 11 years in prison for spying

A Chinese court has sentenced Canadian businessman Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison for espionage.
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'AGT's first live show hits high note with singers, flops with 'bloody awful' comic Sethward

The lights were brighter and the sets were bigger on the first "AGT" live show, but the pressured proved to be too much for certain quarterfinalists.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kathy Hochul: Who is New York's first female governor?

The history-making Democrat will take the role after Andrew Cuomo resigned over harassment claims.
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Colbert Grills Brian Stelter on CNN's Chris Cuomo Problem

The “Late Show” host took CNN’s media reporter to task for defending his colleague Chris Cuomo’s obvious conflict of interest.
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Report: GOP Used Census Data To Gerrymander Districts For Greater Political Advantage

It’s “really hard for one party to win when the other party has designed the maps.”
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Flying soon? Here are 7 protective items to bring amid delta variant spread

Stay protected while flying with essential items like protective face masks, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes and more.       [Author: Reviewed]
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Ryan Coogler’s Stephen Curry Documentary ‘Underrated’ Set for A24

A24 decided to shoot its shot by greenlighting a new sports documentary called Underrated. Writer/director Ryan Coogler is now on board as a producer alongside Pete Nicks who will be directing the film that spotlights NBA player Stephen Curry‘s rise to prominence. Deadline announced that A24 will move forward with a documentary about “Golden State Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry and his rise to prominence in college, where he first became a national figure guiding underdog Davidson to the El...
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Jason Isbell Cancels Houston Show Because Venue Won’t Comply With Vaccine Policy

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit are requiring proof that you’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have tested negative for the virus within the past three days, in order to enter their current run of concerts. The policy has caused friction with at least one other artist, Marc Broussard, and landed Isbell on MSNBC to explain his position. (“I’m all for freedom, but if you’re dead, you don’t have any freedoms at all.”) Now Isbell has cancelled Wednesday’s scheduled show with Lucinda Williams at C...
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Python is the heart of today's hottest tech developments. Learn it now for $30.

Tech is always growing, changing, and expanding. That's never changed. But it isn't every day a coding language comes along, grabs a hold of so many transformational disciplines, and slowly becomes one of the key coding disciplines that matter. That's the career arc of Python, a versatile yet adaptable language that is now at the heart of most modern computer science work with its impact on most major areas of tech expansion happening today. — Read the rest
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Michael Spavor trial: China court sentences Canadian to 11 years for spying

Ruling comes amid tensions over death sentence handed to another Canadian, and fate of arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in CanadaA Canadian entrepreneur who was arrested in China on spying claims just days after the Canadian arrest of a Huawei executive, has been found guilty and sentenced to 11 years in prison.The verdict in the case of Michael Spavor, which was delivered on Wednesday morning, comes as Beijing steps up pressure ahead of a Canadian court ruling on whether to hand over a Ch...
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Chris Cuomo spotted in Hamptons yacht yard amid Andrew's resignation

The embattled CNN anchor was spotted at a Hamptons Dock late Tuesday by Fox News as he dodged criticism of his role in his brother...
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Hong Kong's 'zero Covid' strategy frustrates travel-starved residents

Before the pandemic, Hongkongers were among the most well-traveled people on Earth. While thankful to be safe due to the government's strict Covid-19 protocols, some can't help but feel envious as they watch other parts of the world reopen.
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Texas speaker's office confirms civil arrest warrants signed for 52 House Democrats

The Texas Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a state district judge's temporary restraining order that had prevented the arrest of Texas House Democrats, who left the state last month in an attempt to stop the passage of restrictive voting bills.
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Texas House Speaker's office confirmed civil arrest warrants were signed for 52 House Democrats who are absent without excuses

The Texas Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a state district judge's temporary restraining order that had prevented the arrest of Texas House Democrats, who left the state last month in an attempt to stop the passage of restrictive voting bills.
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Texas House Speaker's office confirmed civil arrest warrants were signed for 52 House Democrats

The Texas Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a state district judge's temporary restraining order that had prevented the arrest of Texas House Democrats, who left the state last month in an attempt to stop the passage of restrictive voting bills.
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Cuomo still doesn't get it

Despite his unconvincing contrition, the system worked. Cuomo was accused, his accusers were heard, their accusations investigated, and consequences--including President Biden calling for his resignation-- followed. And that makes this is a landmark moment, writes Frida Ghitis. "In the end, Cuomo did help his party. He did help the country by stepping down. Even if he doesn't quite understand why."
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Opinion: Cuomo still doesn't get it

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation -- effective two weeks from Tuesday -- is a historic marker driven into the ground, a before-and-after moment, one warning men everywhere there's a cost for ignoring what women have been shouting for some time now, particularly from social media rooftops. That the times have changed; the days when a boss could casually hug his assistant and let his hand slip are in the past now.
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Pat Hitchcock, Daughter of Alfred Hitchcock Who Appeared in His Films, Dies at 93

Pat Hitchcock, director Alfred Hitchcock’s only child, has died at 93. Her daughter, Katie O’Connell-Fiala, confirmed that she died Monday in Thousand Oaks, Calif. She appeared in her father’s films including “Strangers on a Train,” “Psycho” and “Stage Fright.” In “Psycho,” Hitchcock played Janet Leigh’s office mate Caroline, who offers to share her tranquilizers. In […]
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