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aug 2021
National Guard is away from home because of the rapid pace of crisis resolutions

The soldiers have to do this tough job. Their deployment to the Middle East in November was just one of many missions that the Louisiana National Guard and America's citizen-soldiers have had to face over the past 18 months. Guard members are called...

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31
jul 2021
Pentagon grapples with new vaccine orders; timing uncertain

Pentagon officials struggled to determine how to implement and enforce these changes across the large military population and which National Guard and Reserve troops would be affected. Two separate missions are now being carried out by the Pentagon. The first...

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31
jul 2021
After Congress and Biden fail to extend ban, evictions are likely

Over 3.6 million Americans face the risk of being evicted. Some of these evictions will occur in as little as a matter days. Nearly $47 billion in federal housing assistance to the states during the pandemic was slow to reach renters and landlords who owe...

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30
jul 2021
As the delta variant dangers of war emerge, "War has changed"

According to Washington Post internal documents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are considering recommending that everyone wear masks and that doctors and health workers get vaccines. These documents are likely to be used by CDC staff as talking...

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30
jul 2021
Democrats are optimistic, but not united on compromise

A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds 6 in 10 Democrats say they're optimistic about their party's future, and Democrats nearly universally -- 92% -- approve of the way Biden is handling his...

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29
jul 2021
COVID-19 is now available in Tanzania

Former President John Magufuli's East African government had been a concern for health officials since denying the pandemic. Magufuli, who believed the coronavirus could only be defeated by prayer, died March. His deputy Samia Suuluhu Hashedan...

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29
jul 2021
Biden is overlooking Bureau of Prisons reform target?

"It is just the beginning of my administration's plan to address systemic problems in our criminal justice system," Biden promised in January as he signed an executive order on the matter. Also, the administration is expected to encourage a...

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26
jul 2021
Olympics News: Japan defeats China in table tennis

MEDAL ALERT Japan won Olympic gold in mixed doubles to end China's dominance in table tennis. Jun Mizutani, Mima Ito defeated a Chinese team that had often appeared unbeatable. China won all four gold medals in Rio de Janeiro Games 2016. The team...

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26
jul 2021
States reduce virus reporting as the number of cases rises

In Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota, the shift to weekly reporting was notable during a pandemic in coronavirus dashboards has become a standard for Americans closely monitoring case counts and trends to navigate an epidemic that has claimed more than 600,000....

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24
jul 2021
Groups are concerned about COVID relief being used for infrastructure

This request comes at a time when lawmakers are still trying to complete negotiations on the package, despite stubborn disagreements about how to fund it. Staff and lawmakers are expected to continue working through the weekend, sorting out the tensions...

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24
jul 2021
Biden supports McAuliffe during an early test of his political clout

Biden drove across the Potomac River to support Terry McAuliffe on Friday night. McAuliffe is a former governor seeking a second term. His centrist leanings are in many ways similar to the president's. This race is an early indicator of how voters...

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23
jul 2021
Olympic ire provoked by Japan's 'rising sun flag'

This is why some neighbors of the host country have called for the flag to be banned at the Tokyo Games which begin Friday. It is unlikely that the ties between Seoul, Tokyo and other countries will improve anytime soon. The flag dispute could be resolved. Experts...

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23
jul 2021
Some states are seeing an increase in vaccinations due to rising infections

Jeff Zients, the coordinator for Coronavirus, told reporters that residents in several states where there are high levels of new infections received vaccinations at higher rates than the rest of the country. As examples, officials cited Arkansas and...

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21
jul 2021
Right-wing attack on seemingly safe GOP incumbents

Lankford, a devout Baptist, was the director for over ten years of America's largest Christian youth camp. He regularly speaks out against abortion and excessive government spending. His voting record in Senate was almost 90% aligned to former...

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21
jul 2021
Political resurrection for a former Bridgegate villain

She did not do it intentionally, but she knows that the traffic scandal which erupted in New Jersey politics is something that she carries around like a bad tattoo. Former aide to Republican ex–Gov. Chris Christie is now talking a lot about...

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19
jul 2021
American father and son escape Ghosn's prison in Japan

Michael Taylor was sentenced Monday for two years imprisonment, while Peter Taylor was sentenced to one and eight months. They were accused of helping Ghosn escape in December 2019. He hid in a large box and was then flown via Turkey to Lebanon on a private...

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19
jul 2021
Exasperating experts celebrate Bangladesh lifting lockdown

He said that he had to pay rent each month, even though he has no work. He also stated that his landlord was constantly pestering him for money while he struggled to feed himself. "I would rather live in my village and have a good life, as God allows."...

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18
jul 2021
Tokyo's athletes go it alone, while their families observe from afar

This kind of moment between close friends and family won't happen at the Tokyo Olympics, which has been delayed by the pandemic. Local and foreign spectators will not be permitted at most venues. Athletes will wear medals around their necks to prevent...

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18
jul 2021
Pregnant women found it harder to find drug rehab after the pandemic

Sims, a North Carolina 28-year old, had to confront her heroin addiction like no other when she was reported to child protective service last summer. She said, "None of my relapses has had a consequence except this last one." Social workers encouraged Sims...

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17
jul 2021
Whale crashes into fishing boat, causing injury to passenger and a hole in the hull

Whales are to be avoided After encountering a whale off Rhode Island's coast, a fishing vessel had to call for assistance. Witnesses claim that the whale was in a feeding frenzy at the time it crashed into the boat. The vessel was...

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17
jul 2021
Dad speaks out about drowning dangers after a 13-year old nearly drowns in a campground

After his son drowned in a swimming pool, he became a father to three children from Michigan. Dave Snook, Wixom resident, stated that he would never allow his son to go near water without a life jacket. Snook, 52, said that "like clockwork, we say to Andy,...

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17
jul 2021
Kim Kardashian shows off her stunning look in a tiny strapless top when she goes out to dinner

Kim Kardashian was seen Thursday night wearing an eye-popping strapless corset blouse. Kardashian combined the corset top in gold with black leather pants. For dinner at Carbone in New York City, the 40-year old reality TV star was joined by La...

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17
jul 2021
Britney Spears blasts people who 'never showed up' for her: "How dare you!"

Britney sings again. Spears has not been shy about sharing her opinions on social media since dropping Sam Ingham, who she claims encouraged her to be silent. Mathew Rosengart, her new attorney, was approved by the court just days ago. "Toxic" singer,...

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17
jul 2021
NFL star Richard Sherman apologizes for his arrest and promises to seek help for his'mental, emotional health

NFL cornerback Richard Sherman broke off his silence after his arrest on Wednesday. He posted a statement to social media, stating that he was "deeply sorry" and would seek treatment for his "mental ; emotional health." Sherman, 33, issued a statement...

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