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When Government Encourages Victimhood, You Have an Alternative

Minnesota: The NRA-ILA reports that the number of officers Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( According to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the number of officers in the Minneapolis Police Department has been reduced 10 percent since May and the department “could lose as much as a third of its workforce by the end of the year.” Some on the city council have sought to abolish the police department. With this develo...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Minneapolis, Cbs, District Of Columbia, Nra, WCCO, U S Supreme Court, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Public Radio, Southwest Minneapolis, Heller, Kleck, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA

‘My Relationship With The Art Form Changed Forever’: Esther Povitsky On Comedy Central Stand-Up Special ‘Hot For My Name’

(CBS Local)– Esther Povitsky is someone many across the country are familiar with, but the actor and comedian will become a household name after people check out her new Comedy Central stand-up special called “Esther Povitsky: Hot For My Name.” This is the comedian’s debut special and it was executive-produced by Adam Sandler’s production company Happy Madison. Photo Credit: Troy Conrad The special is streaming for free right now and features Povitsky riffing about her parents, why she’s bloc...
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Ghislaine Maxwell ‘Responsible For Creating The Monster’: Attorney Brad Edwards Dishes Details Of New Book, ‘Relentless Pursuit: My Fight For The Victims Of Jeffrey Epstein’

(CBS Local)– Attorney Brad Edwards spent years battling Jeffrey Epstein. He’s represented more than 50 women who say they were sexually abused by the convicted sex offender. Now, in his new Simon & Schuster book, “Relentless Pursuit: My Fight for the Victims of Jeffrey Epstein,” Edwards details his encounters with Epstein, the role that Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly had in Epstein’s sex scandal, and why it took so long to bring Epstein to justice. NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 16: Brad Edwards, lawy...
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TV Ratings: CBS’ PGA Championship Coverage Easily Tops Rerun-Heavy Sunday

The Sunday night TV ratings race wasn’t exactly as close as the PGA Championship finale, which easily out-drove the competition. CBS’ coverage of the golf major’s final day averaged a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. Around 5.6 million total viewers tuned in to watch 23-year-old Collin Morikawa emerge victorious, two strokes ahead of former world […]
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The Morning Watch: Meet the Cast of ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’, Before and After ‘Ghostbusters’ VFX & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, meet the cast of CBS All Access’ new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks and let them introduce you to their characters. Plus, see what footage from the climax of Ghostbusters looked like before visual ef...
Tags: Movies, Futurama, Cbs, Ghostbusters, Visual Effects, Doug, Elmer Fudd, Video Of The Day, Ren Stimpy, Ren And Stimpy, Jack Quaid, Space-Jam, Eugene Cordero, Noel Wells, The Morning Watch, Billy West

Chicago’s ‘Magnificent Mile’ Looted after Police Shooting

Looters ransacked shops in downtown Chicago early on Monday morning following a shootout between a suspect and police officers.According to police, officers were called to the Englewood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon after receiving reports of a man with a gun. Officers found a suspect who matched the description, however the suspect attempted to flee and fired at officers giving chase. Police then shot and wounded the suspect, who was brought into custody.However, police said rumors spread in...
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US tops 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, to Europe’s alarm

By NICOLE WINFIELD and LISA MARIE PANE ROME (AP) — With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe. Perhaps nowhere outside the U.S. is America’s bungled virus response viewed with more consternation than in Italy, which was ground zero of Europe’s epidemic. Italians were unprepared when the outbreak exploded in F...
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Former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the US could experience 300,000 coronavirus deaths by the end of 2020

In an interview with CBS "Face The Nation" Dr. Gottlieb said the death toll will be between 200,000 and 300,000.
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‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ Head Back to the Studio This Week

Production on all movies and TV shows was shut down in early April when the coronavirus pandemic started spreading quickly across the United States. However, late night television was able to make a comeback by producing episodes remotely. Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, Conan O’Brien, and Samantha Bee, hosted their shows from the comfort of their home and had guests appear through video chat. But two of them will be returning to the studio soon. ViacomCB...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen-Colbert, Los Angeles, United States, Colbert, The Late Show, Cbs, The Late Late Show, James Corden, Samantha Bee, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Conan O Brien

CBS takes soccer coverage in United States to next level with UEFA broadcasts

After suffering through 18 months of UEFA club competition broadcasts on Turner Sports, soccer fans in the United States have been largely glowing so far in their response to CBS Sports. The network, which has... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, United States, Cbs, Uefa, CBS Sports, Turner Sports, Leagues: Champions League

CBS takes soccer coverage to next level in United States with UEFA broadcasts

After suffering through 18 months of UEFA club competition broadcasts on Turner Sports, soccer fans in the United States have been largely glowing so far in their response to CBS Sports. The network, which has... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, United States, Cbs, Uefa, CBS Sports, Turner Sports, Leagues: Champions League

O’Brien Claims ‘Almost Nothing’ Left On Russia Sanctions Despite DNI’s Dire Warning

National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien on Sunday dismissed the notion of imposing additional sanctions against Russia even after the DNI warned for the first time that the country detailed a campaign to “denigrate” former Vice President Joe Biden in the November election. On Friday, counterintelligence chief William Evanina issued a statement warning that the Kremlin “is using a range of measures to primarily denigrate” both Biden and “an anti-Russia ‘establishment.’” Evanina also warned tha...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, House, Cbs, Nancy Pelosi, Kremlin, Biden, Trump, Dni, William Evanina, Brien

Can A Fictional Character Defame A Real Human?

Alan Dershowitz has sued CBS for a”defamatory” comment on the TV show The Good Wife. If the plaintiff were to win his lawsuit, it would be a real problem for TV writers and novelists. CBS’s lawyer: “As one might explain to a small child, the Series, its characters and the things they say are all make-believe. People don’t watch the Series for factual information about Professor Dershowitz or anyone else.” – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Cbs, Issues, Alan Dershowitz, Dershowitz, 08.06.20

Trump Abruptly Ends Briefing When Challenged For Falsely Taking Credit For Veterans Choice

President Donald Trump abruptly ended a news conference Saturday when he was pressed by a reporter regarding his false claim that he was the first to sign the Veterans Choice bill into law, a feat that he said “no president has ever been able to do.” “I’ve just signed two bills that are great for our vets, our vets are very special,” Trump announced during a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey — his second in just two days. “We passed Veterans Choice, as you know, and Veterans Accountab...
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Va, Cbs, Donald Trump, Trump, Reid, Barack Obama Trump, Bedminster New Jersey, Veterans Choice, Paula Reid, President Trump, Zoë Richards, Falsely Taking Credit For Veterans Choice

Meet the Unlikely, Excitable Stars of Star Trek: Lower Decks

Are you sold yet on Star Trek: Lower Decks? This introduction to the show’s heroes (and the actors behind them) might help you make up your mind. Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Cbs, Cbs All Access, Star Trek Lower Decks

Trump bypasses Congress with order for coronavirus relief including less unemployment aid – live

Trump gives campaign-style speech at New Jersey golf club‘We’re making it up’: How Trump’s America failed the Covid testTrumpism has taken over, but what happens if Trump loses?US sees wave of progressive victories by people of colorSign up to our First Thing newsletter 10.17pm BST The question-and-answer session following Trump’s thinly veiled campaign speech was short even by more abbreviated standards of the post-disinfectant era. He fields seven questions from reporters, mostly focusing ...
Tags: Congress, White House, US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, New Jersey, Va, Cbs, Donald Trump, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, Bedminster, Paula Reid

Police declare an unlawful assembly in Portland Friday night

About 200 people gathered at Laurelhurst Park and started marching to the Penumbra Kelly Building at East Burnside Street and NE 47th Avenue, a building shared by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office and the Portland Police Bureau, according to CBS. Officers declared an unlawful assembly almost immediately after the crowd arrived at the Penumbra Kelly Building. They said protesters broke apart a retaining wall at a nearby property and threw chunks of concrete and rocks at officers...
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Paramount's New President Is Trying to Figure Out What to Do About the Star Trek Movies

While Star Trek’s TV offerings are flourishing, the films are stuck in somewhat of a rut. After the plans for a fourth Abrams-helmed Trek fell apart, the studio hasn’t had a lot of clarity over what to do with the property, with several film ideas, including one famously pushed by Quentin Tarantino, being floated,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Cbs, Chris Hemsworth, Quentin Tarantino, Noah Hawley, Paramount, Viacom, Chris Pine, Mark L Smith, Emma Watts, Star Trek Movies

Grass Valley Cafe That Openly Defied Health Rules Vandalized

GRASS VALLEY (CBS 13) — A Nevada County restaurant that refused to stop indoor dining was vandalized with curse words and anti-Trump messages. The messages were painted in bright red and white on the windows on Old Town Cafe. The owners there have been outspoken about freedom of choice for weeks. They even have a sign on their door right that says they will not follow orders from the health department or the governor. READ MORE: 3 Nevada County Restaurants Defy Public Health Closure Notices By O...
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Mark Millar’s ‘Reborn’ Movie, Produced by Sandra Bullock, Finds a Writer

In 2017, Netflix acquired famed comic book creator Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company to mine it for film and TV projects. Last year, the streaming service announced it would produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Now, more than a year later, the project has finally found its writer: up-and-coming scribe Bek Smith, who has previously worked at Marvel Studios. THR bro...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Adaptation, Sony, Manhattan, Sandra-Bullock, New Line, Cbs, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Smith, Noah Hawley, Chris Mckay, Mark-Millar, Bonnie, WB

How America Can Get Coronavirus Contact Tracing Right

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  As the world learns more about the novel coronavirus, the value of rigorous contact tracing — the process of persuading potentially exposed people to quarantine — is becoming clearer. It’s one reason the U.S., a country of nearly 330 million, has suffered 150,000 deaths and counting, while only one of Vietnam’s 95 million people have died from COVID-19. The Southeast Asian country was quick to implement contact tracin...
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Noah Hawley’s Star Trek Reportedly Stalled at Paramount

Noah Hawley’s Star Trek reportedly stalled at Paramount Following the underwhelming box office numbers for Star Trek Beyond, the film franchise of Paramount’s long-running sci-fi universe has struggled to find a path forward and while Legion‘s Noah Hawley signed on to write and direct a fourth film in Abrams’ Kelvin Timeline, it appears the project has stalled at the studio, according to Deadline. RELATED: Quentin Tarantino “Steering Away” From Star Trek Project PB ...
Tags: Movies, Star Trek, Fox, Cbs, Quentin Tarantino, Smith, Paramount Pictures, Noah Hawley, Kelvin, Paramount, Tarantino, Logan, Abrams, Picard, Mark L Smith, Emma Watts

‘Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,’ Says Economic Policy Institute Economist

(CBS New York) — In normal times, the economy adding 1.8 million jobs and dropping the unemployment rate by almost a full percentage point would be great news. But these are not normal times, these are pandemic times. The sizable jobs growth in July, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, actually shows a slowing economy. Even with job gains over the last three months — 2.7 million more in May, 4.8 million in June — the economy is still 12.9 million jobs below its February total. The une...
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‘Any Time Jordan Peele Asks You To Do Something, You Feel Very Honored’: Gillian Jacobs Discusses ‘The Twilight Zone’ On CBS All Access

(CBS Local)– Actor Gillian Jacobs is one of the many stars to make an appearance on season two of “The Twilight Zone” on CBS All Access. Jacobs in featured in the first episode of the season called “Meet In The Middle” with Jimmi Simpson, where a man named Phil connects telepathically with a complete stranger named Annie. Phil begins doing things for a woman he’s never met and Jacobs was honored to work with executive producer Jordan Peele for the second time in her career on a weighty project l...
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SpaceX's first NASA astronaut flight went 'surprisingly well' — but came with a few eye-opening snags, including meddlesome boaters and a glitchy iPad

SpaceX safely returned NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to Earth in a Crew Dragon capsule on August 2 — completing the rocket company's first human journey. In a briefing after the landing, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX's president and COO, told Business Insider the mission went "surprisingly well." It wasn't without issues or quirks, though, such as errant boaters swarming the recovery site amid toxic propellant fumes detected outside the spacecraft. The astronauts said riding Crew Drago...
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SpaceX says its first NASA astronaut flight went 'surprisingly well' — but the mission came with a few eye-opening snags

SpaceX safely returned NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to Earth in a Crew Dragon capsule on August 2 — completing the rocket company's first human journey. In a briefing after the landing, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX's president and COO, told Business Insider the mission went "surprisingly well." It wasn't without issues or quirks, though, such as errant boaters swarming the recovery site amid toxic propellant fumes detected outside the spacecraft. The astronauts said riding Crew Drago...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Marine Corps, Cbs, Iss, Tom Cruise, Boeing, Gulf of Mexico, Business Insider, Hurley, Don, Mike Hopkins

‘It Is A Binge-Worthy Show’: Hermione Corfield On Showtime’s ‘We Hunt Together’

(CBS Local)– On Sunday, August 9, Showtime debuts a new drama that will be sure to keep viewers on their edges of their seats. “We Hunt Together” is an hour long, six episode series from BBC Studios that explores the intoxication of sexual attraction and the dangerous power of emotional manipulation in a gripping twist on a classic cat-and-mouse story. Hermione Corfield is one of the stars of the show and she plays a woman named Freddy Lane, who is a killer on the run. The actor was drawn to the...
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‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Stars Tawny Newsom And Jack Quaid On Joining The Star Trek Universe: ‘It’s Just Such An Honor’: ‘

Star Trek: Lower Decks is the latest installment into the Star Trek universe and is available now to stream on CBS All Access. Lower Decks is an animated series starring Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells and Eugene Cordero as the crew of the Cerritos. CBS’ Matt Weiss spoke to series stars Tawny Newsome and Jack Quaid about the new series, their characters and the special bond they share. MW: Hey Tawny, Jack, excited to talk to you both today. F irst  off I just want to know for  each o...
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SpaceX and NASA plan to launch astronauts on the Crew Dragon spaceship again next month, with at least 4 major changes

NASA and SpaceX just completed their first astronaut mission together. SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship launched, docked to the space station, and returned to Earth according to plan. But the demonstration mission revealed a few changes to be made before the next crew launches in September. NASA and SpaceX plan to upgrade the spaceship's solar panels, purge the capsule of toxic fumes immediately upon landing, and shoo away spectator boats more effectively. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
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MORNING READ: 'Greatest Stretch of Golf in the History of the Game'

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