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RNC 2020: Melania Trump to take centre stage on second night RNC 2020: Melania Trump to take centre stage on second night

RNC 2020: Melania Trump to take centre stage on second night

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMelania Trump: “Look at things from all perspectives”US First Lady Melania Trump has made a plea for racial unity, in a live speech from the White House to the Republican party convention.”Stop the violence and looting,” she also said as protests continued over a police shooting in…

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Gophers cut men’s track, gymnastics and tennis programs due to budget concerns Gophers cut men’s track, gymnastics and tennis programs due to budget concerns

Gophers cut men’s track, gymnastics and tennis programs due to budget concerns

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AP Sep 10, 2020 at 6:04p ET Minnesota is dropping men’s indoor and outdoor track and field, gymnastics and tennis because of budget concerns brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota President Joan Gabel and athletic director Mark Coyle said Thursday that the athletic department is facing a projected loss of $75 in revenue for…

Future of Stars and Stripes unclear as Defense Dept. orders it to shutter while Congress debates budget Future of Stars and Stripes unclear as Defense Dept. orders it to shutter while Congress debates budget

Future of Stars and Stripes unclear as Defense Dept. orders it to shutter while Congress debates budget

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New York (CNN Business)The future of Stars and Stripes, the military’s editorially independent newspaper which covers issues relevant to members of the armed forces, hangs in the balance. The Defens…

Fact checking Biden’s claims on the trade deficit, auto bailout and his yearly income Fact checking Biden’s claims on the trade deficit, auto bailout and his yearly income

Fact checking Biden’s claims on the trade deficit, auto bailout and his yearly income

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Washington, DC (CNN)In a rare campaign trip during the pandemic, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made several stops in Michigan Wednesday, giving a speech, holding a roundtable with several…

Ford launches ‘Proud to Honor’ merchandise to raise money for military charities Ford launches ‘Proud to Honor’ merchandise to raise money for military charities

Ford launches ‘Proud to Honor’ merchandise to raise money for military charities

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Ford is launching a new line of apparel and merchandise as part of its Proud to Honor charitable program supporting members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Ford The military-inspired shirts, hats and gear are being sold to raise money for DAV, which provides assistance for disabled veterans, and the Blue Star Families…

Coronavirus: Covid-19 cuts short students’ year abroad studying Coronavirus: Covid-19 cuts short students’ year abroad studying

Coronavirus: Covid-19 cuts short students’ year abroad studying

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption”My French was improving massively. Then France shut down overnight”Swapping Port Talbot for Paris was a big deal for Maia Evans. It was the first time she’d left home and the reason she chose to study French.So you can imagine the 21-year-old’s frustration when she had to…

Hawaii plane appears to suffer engine fire before landing safely: report Hawaii plane appears to suffer engine fire before landing safely: report

Hawaii plane appears to suffer engine fire before landing safely: report

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Passengers on a military charter flight in Honolulu had some scary moments late Saturday when an unspecified engine problem caused an inflight emergency, according to a report.The plane was able to safely land at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and no injuries were reported, FOX station KHON-TV in Honolulu reported.The plane was met on the tarmac with a…

College basketball bubble? NCAA considers adopting NBA’s approach for ’20-21 season College basketball bubble? NCAA considers adopting NBA’s approach for ’20-21 season

College basketball bubble? NCAA considers adopting NBA’s approach for ’20-21 season

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The NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL’s double bubble. The WNBA and MLS, no leaks. In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work. Thousands of tests, minimal to no positive COVID-19 test results. So as the NCAA gets set announce its plans for the…

Iran unveils two missiles named after military officials killed by U.S. forces Iran unveils two missiles named after military officials killed by U.S. forces

Iran unveils two missiles named after military officials killed by U.S. forces

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Iranian state TV announced Thursday that the nation has unveiled two new missiles, one named after a top Iranian military official killed by a U.S. drone strikes this year.Iran celebrated their National Defense Industry Day by revealing a new 870 mile range missile, the “Martyr Hajj Qassem,” which was named for Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The other, a…

NFL to keep live national anthem performances outside stadiums over coronavirus fears: report NFL to keep live national anthem performances outside stadiums over coronavirus fears: report

NFL to keep live national anthem performances outside stadiums over coronavirus fears: report

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The NFL’s national anthem singers and possibly even military members and police honor guards could reportedly be left on the sidelines this season due to the coronavirus pandemic.The NFL’s goal is to limit people in the stadium who could possibly infect players and coaches with COVID-19, Front Office Sports reported Monday, citing sources.EX-NBA PLAYER JOHN…

Male-only draft is constitutional, federal appeals court rules Male-only draft is constitutional, federal appeals court rules

Male-only draft is constitutional, federal appeals court rules

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said “only the Supreme Court may revise its precedent.”The case was argued in March and was the result…

US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese ‘foreign mission’ US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese ‘foreign mission’

US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese ‘foreign mission’

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Concerns are growing about Chinese influence on academic campuses around the world The US has designated the Confucius Institute (CI), the Chinese government-run global education programme, as a foreign propaganda mission.The order says CI, which offers language and cultural programmes overseas, is “owned or effectively controlled” by a foreign…

There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says

There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says

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KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) that is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. …

US imposes new restrictions on Chinese diplomats US imposes new restrictions on Chinese diplomats

US imposes new restrictions on Chinese diplomats

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Washington (CNN)US-based senior Chinese diplomats will be required to seek US government permission to engage in a number of routine activities, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday — …

Christopher Steele: Ex-spy says more must be done to stop Russian interference Christopher Steele: Ex-spy says more must be done to stop Russian interference

Christopher Steele: Ex-spy says more must be done to stop Russian interference

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Ex-British spy Christopher Steele wrote a dossier alleging links between Trump and Russia There must be an organised effort to prevent Russia from disrupting and distorting political life, former MI6 officer Christopher Steele has warned.Mr Steele was behind the so-called Trump-Russia dossier, which alleged collusion between Moscow and the…

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