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US military to test troops for coronavirus antibodies, top general says US military to test troops for coronavirus antibodies, top general says

US military to test troops for coronavirus antibodies, top general says

By 2 weeks ago

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff revealed Thursday that antibody testing during the coronavirus outbreak will be conducted throughout the U.S. military, with a priority placed on troops serving on submarines, in the nuclear forces and those needing to be on…

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Juneteenth: Trump changes Tulsa Oklahoma rally date ‘out of respect’ Juneteenth: Trump changes Tulsa Oklahoma rally date ‘out of respect’

Juneteenth: Trump changes Tulsa Oklahoma rally date ‘out of respect’

By 2 weeks ago

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump last held a campaign rally in early March US President Donald Trump is postponing his first post-coronavirus lockdown election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma so it does not fall on a holiday commemorating the end of US slavery.He tweeted that the 19 June rally would be held a day…

How Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton films can ‘inspire’ young women How Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton films can ‘inspire’ young women

How Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton films can ‘inspire’ young women

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former first ladies: Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton Becoming, the Netflix documentary about Michelle Obama, was one of the streaming site’s Top 10 films when it was released a few weeks ago. Now another American First Lady, Hillary Clinton, has her own docuseries – Hillary. The four-hour show, consisting…

Carol Barr, wife of Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr, dies at 39 Carol Barr, wife of Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr, dies at 39

Carol Barr, wife of Kentucky Rep. Andy Barr, dies at 39

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(CNN)Carol Barr, wife of US Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky, died suddenly in their Lexington home Tuesday night, according to the congressman’s office. “Congressman Andy Barr’s wife Carol passed away su…

NY Times accused of ‘stealth editing’ report after claiming Cotton pushed ‘military force against protesters’ NY Times accused of ‘stealth editing’ report after claiming Cotton pushed ‘military force against protesters’

NY Times accused of ‘stealth editing’ report after claiming Cotton pushed ‘military force against protesters’

By 2 weeks ago

The New York Times continues to be in hot water Monday over the fallout from the controversial Tom Cotton op-ed, this time over a claim of “stealth editing” a report accusing the GOP lawmaker of calling for “military force against protesters” angry over the death of George Floyd.The Times turmoil began when the paper ran an op-ed…

Who is the greatest athlete in NBA history? LeBron James has some competition Who is the greatest athlete in NBA history? LeBron James has some competition

Who is the greatest athlete in NBA history? LeBron James has some competition

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LeBron James is undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes in NBA history. But if you claim he’s the single most athletic player ever, you’re going to hear from Bill Russell. Former Celtics big man Kendrick Perkins learned that lesson this week when he celebrated LeBron’s absurd prime: Most Athletic Player in NBA History!!! https://t.co/CJWRoz2cQz — Kendrick…

Former Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray to quit Holyrood Former Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray to quit Holyrood

Former Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray to quit Holyrood

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Former Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray is to stand down from Holyrood at the next election in 2021.The East Lothian MSP was first elected to the Scottish Parliament in 1999 and served in Jack McConnell’s government.He took over from Wendy Alexander as Scottish Labour leader in 2008, but stepped down following the party’s poor performance…

Aeneas Williams reaches out to students through Hall of Fame’s ‘Strong Youth Strong Communities’ program Aeneas Williams reaches out to students through Hall of Fame’s ‘Strong Youth Strong Communities’ program

Aeneas Williams reaches out to students through Hall of Fame’s ‘Strong Youth Strong Communities’ program

By 2 weeks ago

It doesn’t matter how the message is conveyed as long as it is communicated. So the Pro Football Hall of Fame will have three members livestream a session Friday with Ohio youngsters as part of its “Strong Youth Strong Communities” program. Anthony Muñoz, Aeneas Williams and Darrell Green, plus Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, will connect…

Coronavirus: School exam timetable could be put back next year Coronavirus: School exam timetable could be put back next year

Coronavirus: School exam timetable could be put back next year

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Exams could be held later in the year in Scotland in 2021 Next year’s exams may take place later than normal, according to Education Secretary John Swinney.He told BBC Scotland’s Politics Scotland it was possible the timetable could be put back to allow courses to be completed.Normally the diet…

McConnell says he’s ‘OK’ with renaming US military installations named for Confederates McConnell says he’s ‘OK’ with renaming US military installations named for Confederates

McConnell says he’s ‘OK’ with renaming US military installations named for Confederates

By 3 weeks ago

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday said he would be “OK” with renaming military bases that were named after Confederate Army officers, pitting himself against President Trump and other Republicans who have opposed the move. The top Senate Republican said he’ll live with whatever lawmakers decide as they debate an annual defense policy…

Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic

Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic

By 3 weeks ago

The Big 12’s revenue distribution to its 10 schools decreased only slightly because of the pandemic that led to the cancellation of spring sports, though there is still plenty of uncertainty ahead. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Friday at the end of the league’s virtual spring meetings the league was distributing an average of $37.7 million…

CNN Underscored Sweepstakes Official Rules and Regulations CNN Underscored Sweepstakes Official Rules and Regulations

CNN Underscored Sweepstakes Official Rules and Regulations

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Army secretary open to renaming military bases named for Confederate generals Army secretary open to renaming military bases named for Confederate generals

Army secretary open to renaming military bases named for Confederate generals

By 3 weeks ago

U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is open to renaming military bases named after Confederate generals, an issue getting increased attention in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racism following the death of George Floyd, Fox News has learned.A senior Army official told Fox News on Monday that McCarthy did not plan to change the names…

Tucker decries Warren push to remove Confederate monuments from military cemeteries: ‘This is vandalism’ Tucker decries Warren push to remove Confederate monuments from military cemeteries: ‘This is vandalism’

Tucker decries Warren push to remove Confederate monuments from military cemeteries: ‘This is vandalism’

By 3 weeks ago

Tucker Carlson spoke out Friday against Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and her push to remove the names of Confederate leaders from all U.S. military bases and other assets, saying “healthy societies do not destroy their own history.””Those bases include many of the most famous in the country: Fort Benning, Georgia. Fort Hood in Texas, Fort Bragg in…

IU hopes to have some athletes back on campus by mid-June IU hopes to have some athletes back on campus by mid-June

IU hopes to have some athletes back on campus by mid-June

By 3 weeks ago

Indiana University hopes to have some student-athletes back by mid-June. President Michael McRobbie posted a 22-page plan on his web site to reopen the university in stages, which includes the return of at least a percentage of all students this fall. The release comes one day after the NCAA approved a measure to lift the…

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