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Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN | Associated Press NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Isaias was forecast to strike land as a minimal hurricane on Monday in the Carolinas, where coastal residents braced for possible storm surge and flooding rains. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina. A tropical storm warning was extended northward up the U.S. East Coast all the way to mouth of the Merrimack River in New Hampshire. ...
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An Airman: First, Last, Always

As Goldfein’s service as 21st Chief of Staff comes to a close, his bond to Airmen remains strong  By SSgt Jeremy L Mosier, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Gen. David L. Goldfein’s four-year tenure as the 21st U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff is coming to an end. As he takes stock of a period marked by ground-breaking achievements, including birth of the U.S. Space Force, the evolution of Joint All Domain Command and Control, and unprecedented challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
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As Federal Agents Retreat in Portland, Protesters Return to Original Foe: Local Police

While protests around the federal courthouse have remained calm for three consecutive nights, Portland police officers chased demonstrators through the streets near a local precinct.
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Rams lineman Brewer opts out, rookies Lewis, Hoecht put on COVID-19 reserve list

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the Rams’ roster. Offensive lineman Chandler Brewer has opted out of the upcoming season because a 2019 cancer battle leaves him at risk, and rookie linebacker Terrell Lewis and defensive lineman Michael Hoecht have been placed on the NFL’s “Reserve/COVID-19” list, the Rams announced Friday afternoon. Until Friday, the Rams had been one of the few NFL teams that had yet to have a player opt out or place a player on the special reserve list. Rams players have been...
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Former Patriots wide receiver Brown suspended for eight games without pay

Former New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is suspended for eight games without pay, the NFL announces.
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Ask the author: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and “the loneliness of original work”

“[A] man of high ambitions … must face the loneliness of original work.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Brown University Commencement Address (1897) The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins to Catharine Pierce Wells in connection with her new book, “Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Willing Servant to an Unknown God” (Cambridge University Press, 2020). Catharine Pierce Wells is a professor of law and a Law School Fund research scholar at Boston College Law School, where she teaches and wr...
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Brand Moves for Friday July 31

Twenty-two weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand mo...
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Author and attorney Natashia Deón left the corporate world to fight for fairness and fresh starts

Natashia Deón is an author, attorney and founder of the nonprofit Redeemed, who has launched a social media movement under the hashtag #EndArrest Executions. (Photo by Casey Curry) “You should know by now there is no such thing as justice.” When Los Angeles native Natashia Deón heard those words spoken more than a decade ago, she was a corporate attorney. It was during an insurance case against her company, brought by a plaintiff who had shattered a hip in a preventable fall. A weird thing hap...
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Why now is the time for schools to change how they teach about race and diversity

How will schools look on the other side of this, the largest social revolt in U.S. history that has laid bare disparities throughout American culture, from law enforcement and beyond? Should new classes be added, history and social studies texts augmented? Or, in this moment, can the whole system be rebuilt in the name of a new awareness, the sudden realization by the majority population that what we have been taught wasn’t always the full story — starting with the myth that the Americas were no...
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No Charges for Ferguson Officer Who Killed Michael Brown, New Prosecutor Says

The St. Louis County prosecutor had reopened an investigation into Darren Wilson, who was previously cleared by a grand jury after fatally shooting Mr. Brown in 2014.
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Ferguson Officer Who Killed Michael Brown Isn’t Charged

The St. Louis County prosecutor had reopened an investigation into Darren Wilson, who was previously cleared by a grand jury after fatally shooting Mr. Brown in 2014.
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No Charges Against Ferguson Officer Who Killed Michael Brown

The new St. Louis prosecutor had reopened an investigation into Darren Wilson, who was previously cleared by a grand jury after fatally shooting Mr. Brown in 2014.
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Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a dramatic decision that could reopen old wounds amid a renewed and intense national conversation about racial injustice and the police treatment of people of color. Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell's decision marked the third time prosecutors investigated and opted not to charge Darren Wilson, the white officer who fatally shot Brown, a Black ...
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Oregon Firearms Federation: “Democrats Keep Oregon Safe For Rioters”

Artist's depiction of what a ‘peaceful protester' might look like. IMG iStock-1182466830 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- While cities across America are burning, Portland continues to make national news as the site of some of the worst violence. Almost all major media outlets regularly downplay the level of chaos by continuing to perpetuate the myth that most of the rioters are “peaceful protesters” and showing only selective video of the carnage on the streets of the city. The truth is harder to find...
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Federal Agents In Portland Plan To Pull Back, But Tensions Remain

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration and Oregon leaders declared victory after it was announced that U.S. agents guarding a federal courthouse during violent demonstrations in Portland will pull back, but it wasn’t clear the agreement will reduce tensions that have led to more than two months of protests. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin leaving the city’s downtown area on Thursday, b...
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Federal Agencies Agree to Withdraw From Portland, With Conditions

Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon said the teams would begin a withdrawal on Thursday. Federal officials cautioned that they would withdraw only when they were confident the federal courthouse could be secured.
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Sen. Sherrod Brown Says New Stimulus Bill Could Benefit College Students

A new stimulus bill in the Senate may benefit a group that missed out on stimulus checks in March. College students did not necessarily benefit from the CARES Act . A high number of students are still claimed as dependents and were therefore unable to qualify for the checks. Others qualified but were still claimed anyway and did not receive payment. Sen. Sherrod Brown said the new HEALS Act should fix this problem. “There’s the [House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi proposal, there’s the [Sen. Mitch] McCo...
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‘The Girls I’ve Been’: Millie Bobby Brown to Star in and Produce Netflix’s Con Artist Thriller

Millie Bobby Brown continues to be Netflix’s darling, with the Stranger Things breakout star signing on to star in an adaptation of Tess Sharpe’s YA novel The Girls I’ve Been that she’ll also produce alongside Ozark‘s Jason Bateman. Described as a “twisty” con artist thriller, The Girls I’ve Been is just the latest Netflix project for the rising star. Millie Bobby Brown might be playing the long con with Netflix. The breakout star of Netflix’s flagship sci-fi series Stranger Things has becom...
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Rep. Ralph Norman Attacked Over His Ties to Demon Sperm Doctor

The bizarre press conference Monday by self-identified doctors promoting hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment has become a campaign issue, with a congressman who attended the event at the steps of the Supreme Court being attacked for doing so.Footage of the event, which was organized by the Tea Party Patriots and starred a handful of doctors who have criticized prevailing views on the pandemic, went viral on Monday afternoon racking up more than 13 million views on Facebook after it was...
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Oregon Governor Announces Federal Forces Will Begin Leaving Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, will begin a “phased withdrawal” from Oregon’s largest city, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said in a statement the plan negotiated with Brown over the last 24 hours includes a “robust presence” of Oregon State Police in downtown Portland. “State and local law enforcement will begin securing properties and streets, especially those surrounding federal propertie...
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Chicago Deputy Police Chief Shoots Himself, Latest in Long History of Suicides at the Department

The Chicago Police Department's new deputy chief of criminal networks was found dead on Tuesday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the latest in a history of suicides at the department.Dion Boyd, 57, was sworn into his new post on July 15 after 30-years on the force. Superintendent David Brown urged officers to keep an eye out for colleagues who could be in distress."Let's always remember to take care of ourselves and each other," Brown said at a press conference.The national...
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Federal Agents Agree to Withdraw From Portland, With Conditions

Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon said the teams will begin a withdrawal on Thursday. Federal officials cautioned that they will withdraw only when they are confident the federal courthouse can be secured.
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Trump Admin In Talks With Oregon Governor To Pull Federal Forces From Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration has started talks with the Oregon governor’s office and indicated that it would begin to draw down the presence of federal agents sent to quell two months of chaotic protests in Portland if the state stepped up its own enforcement, a senior White House official said Tuesday. The official stressed to The Associated Press that the talks with the office of Democratic Gov. Kate Brown are in the early stages and there is no agreement. The official was...
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Federal Tactical Teams to Withdraw From Portland, Governor Says

Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon said the teams will begin a withdrawal on Thursday. Federal officials cautioned that they will withdraw only when they are confident the federal courthouse can be secured.
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Federal officers pulling out of Portland: U.S. Homeland Security, Oregon governor

Federal troops will begin a phased withdrawal from downtown Portland, ceding some security functions to Oregon state troopers and local law enforcement after two months of protests, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Oregon Governor Kate Brown said on Wednesday. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said he and Brown agreed to a plan after talks over the last 24 hours.
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Gun Maker Big Horn Armory Offering Several Summer Promos

BHA Doubles Down on their First Responder discount and starts new promotion for discount on new purchase of laminate stock lever guns.   Big Horn Armory Spikedriver offer Cody, Wyo.- -(AmmoLand.com)- Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is offering several special summer promotions on various products that are valid now through Aug. 31, 2020. The first promotion is a double down on BHA’s commitment to the men and women in blue. BHA always has available a First Responder disco...
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Courts, The Academy, and Politics

For the Symposium on Mark Tushnet, Taking Back the Constitution: Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law (Yale University Press 2020).Leah LitmanMark Tushnet’s Taking Back the Constitution is a tour de force. The book weaves together several of the common threads in discussions about the Supreme Court that have been happening in left-leaning academic circles for the last several decades. And it gives the ideas underlying the threads the depth and rigor they deserve. One of the book...
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U.S., Oregon in talks about pulling federal agents from Portland

By GILLIAN FLACCUS and ANDREW SELSKY and JONATHAN LEMIRE PORTLAND, Ore.  — The Trump administration has started talks with the Oregon governor’s office and indicated that it would begin to draw down the presence of federal agents sent to quell two months of chaotic protests in Portland if the state stepped up its own enforcement, a senior White House official said Tuesday. The official stressed to The Associated Press that the talks with the office of Democratic Gov. Kate Brown are in the early ...
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How The Trump Admin Sowed Mass Confusion With ‘Operation Legend’

On July 8, the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri found out in a tweet that his city was the focus of a major new federal law enforcement initiative. In fact, just a day before Kansas City was named the first participant in the federal-local effort dubbed “Operation Legend,” the U.S. Attorney for Missouri’s Western District had reached out to the mayor’s general counsel, Jane Brown, and asked whether the city was interested in additional federal resources to help fight violent crime.  Within...
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Netflix, Brown & Bateman Team for The Girls I’ve Been Adaptation

Netflix, Brown & Bateman team for The Girls I’ve Been adaptation After both of their series garnered Emmy nominations for the streaming platform, Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) and Jason Bateman (Ozark) are partnering up with Netflix for a film adaptation of Tess Sharpe’s forthcoming novel The Girls I’ve Been, according to Deadline. RELATED: Jason Bateman to Direct New Line’s New Thriller Film Shut In PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlo...
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