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Florida concludes Zika is being spread there by mosquitoes, a first in the continental US

Washington Post - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Florida and federal officials on Friday announced the first local spread of the Zika virus through infected mosquitoes in the continental United States.
Florida cases seen as first sign Zika transmitted locally in US
Florida Governor Says Local Mosquitoes Have Transmitted Zika Virus
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The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton tries to be all things to all people at Democratic convention

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE BIG IDEA: PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton had something for everyone. If you already support the former secretary of state, you loved her speech to the Democratic convention last night.
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San Diego police shooting: 1 officer killed, 1 injured

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
(CNN) One San Diego police officer was killed and another was injured Thursday night in a shooting as they tried to make a stop, leading to one arrest and an extensive hunt for anyone else who might have been involved, police said.
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Six more Michigan employees charged with misconduct in Flint water crisis

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Six Michigan employees were charged Friday with misconduct in office for their alleged roles in the lead contamination of Flint's water supply, which has exposed thousands of children to the toxin and left most city residents drinking bottled water for ...
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Appeals court strikes down North Carolina's voter-ID law

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A federal appeals court on Friday struck down North Carolina's requirement that voters show identification before casting ballots and reinstated an additional week of early voting.
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Zaki's Review: Jason Bourne

Huffington Post - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Jason Bourne is back! And, to be honest, I kind of wish he'd stayed away. Looking back, it's easy to forget how The Bourne Identity flew under the radar when it first hit theaters in the middle of the summer fourteen years ago.
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Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the plot's alleged mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath ...
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Navy Will Name Ship for Harvey Milk, Slain Gay Rights Leader

New York Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Harvey Milk on Nov. 9, 1977, the day after he was elected as a San Francisco supervisor. Credit Associated Press. In a sign of changing times for the American military, the Navy plans to name a ship after Harvey Milk, the gay rights leader and San ...
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California coastline wildfire rages a week later

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BIG SUR, Calif. - A wildfire burning along California's Big Sur coastline continues to rage on a week after it broke out, and looks to be a problem for the scenic region for weeks to come.
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Idaho Deputies Who Shot, Killed Rancher Won't Face Charges

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two Idaho sheriff's deputies will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing an armed rancher in a confrontation about putting down a bull that was injured in a car crash and threatened emergency officials, state and federal officials said ...
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Congresswoman Trolls Melania Trump By Wearing Her Dress To DNC

Huffington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Melania Trump's billowy white dress was perhaps the second-biggest piece of news to come out of her partially plagiarized Republican National Convention speech last week.
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How did Republicans react to Hillary Clinton's convention speech?

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The final night of the Democratic convention made explicit appeals to Republican voters and included two Republican speakers in the evening program -- one a former Reagan administration official.
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U.S. Economy Grew Less-Than-Forecast 1.2% in Second Quarter

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand.
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Wall St Little Changed; Tech Gains Offset Energy Losses

Fox Business - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wall Street turned positive in afternoon trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 index hitting a record intraday high for the seventh time this month, as gains in Alphabet and Amazon more than made up for losses in energy shares.
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AB InBev clears China hurdle in SABMiller takeover deal

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS/BEIJING Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) cleared a major hurdle toward its takeover of SABMiller (SAB.L) with regulatory approval from China on Friday, leaving the acquisition's future in the hands of the British company's board.
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Facebook Could Owe IRS Billions, Continues To Ignore Tax Summons

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
The third time isn't the charm. Or the fourth. Or the fifth. Or, apparently, the sixth or seventh. Earlier this month, the U.S.
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Steam puts 175 virtual-reality games on sale this weekend

CNET - ‎2 hours ago‎
Purchasing a virtual-reality headset, such as the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, finding the right high-end computer to hook it up to, and getting the complex, sometimes finicky hardware up and running isn't the only hurdle to enjoying VR gaming.
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'Sesame Street' lets three familiar faces go

KARE - ‎26 minutes ago‎
'Sesame Street' is an educational television staple that has lasted for 45 years. Now that the show has moved from PBS to HBO, the original cast members, Bob McGrath, Emilio Delgado, and Roscoe Orman have been dismissed.
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Orlando Bloom Helped Katy Perry Write Her DNC Speech

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Not only was the 39-year-old actor spotted having an adorably proud boyfriend moment while watching his girlfriend give her speech on the final day of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, but he also helped her write some of it, too!
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Andre Johnson signing with Titans for third AFC South team

ESPN - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The Tennessee Titans will sign wide receiver Andre Johnson, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Friday. Johnson visited Tennessee with a handful of other players Tuesday.
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Dolphins' Dion Jordan conditionally reinstated by NFL

NFL.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's hard for a former No. 3 overall pick to be a forgotten man, but that's what Dion Jordan has become in Miami. On Friday, he took a step back toward the field.
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UFC 201 Statistical Matchup Analysis: Lawler vs. Woodley

Sherdog.com - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Robbie Lawler has been busy stringing together an unprecedented spree of classic fights. Most recently, he took a controversially close split decision in a back-and-forth affair with Carlos Condit on Jan. 2. Before that, he authored a signature win in ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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2016 Rio Olympics date and everything you need to know about the games

CBS sports.com (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
The 2016 Rio Olympics are just a week away, so whether you like it or not the bulk of the sports conversation will shift to the games over the next couple of weeks. If you're like most Americans you haven't thought about the Olympics in four years, so ...
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South Sudanese refugee knocked out of Olympics a week before ...

The Guardian - ‎21 hours ago‎
Exclusive: Mangar Makur Chuot's Australian coach says South Sudan's selection process for the Games has been corrupted.

Olympic Pre-Games Party Kicks-Off in Rio on Saturday, July 30th

The Rio Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To mark the Rio 2016 Olympic Games being just a week away, The Rio Times has partnered with the Blue Agave bar and restaurant in Ipanema to host a pre-Games party on Saturday, July 30th.
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Device makes single doses of drugs on demand

UPI.com - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The portable drug-manufacturing unit could be of great use on the battlefield or in remote locations. By Stephen Feller | July 29, 2016 at 12:51 PM.
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Scientists are one step closer to cracking the cosmic case of a dwarf planet's disappearing craters

Business Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ceres is a 4.5 billion-year-old dwarf planet living in the clamorous asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It's the largest object in this asteroid belt and throughout its long life, it should have been relentlessly pummeled by large space rocks ...
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Report: E-cigarette vapor releases cancerous chemicals

Columbus Dispatch - ‎5 hours ago‎
Enlarge Image Request to buy this photo Dispatch File Photo E-cigarettes look similar to cigarettes, but when the user inhales, the device heats up nicotine-infused liquid inside, releasing a vapor that is inhaled and then exhaled.
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Consumer Reports: Harmful supplements

KIMA CBS 29 - ‎21 minutes ago‎
CONSUMER REPORTS -- Supplements are easier to get than prescription drugs and they carry an aura of being more natural and thus safer.
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West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquito Samples in Arlington

Patch.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
ARLINGTON, MA - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced Thursday night that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquito samples in Arlington.
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