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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Google mobile phone icon, in Philadelphia. The Australian government said on Friday, July 31, 2020 it plans to give Google and Facebook three months to negotiate with Australian media businesses fair pay for news content. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
AP News
July 31, 2020 - 12:13 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Friday it plans to give Google and Facebook three months to negotiate with Australian media businesses fair pay for news content. In releasing a draft of a mandatory code of conduct, the government aims to succeed where other countries...
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Johnny Lopez
July 31, 2020 - 12:00 am
While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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OS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Wade Miller, from Orlando, Fla., treats a patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), April 4, 2020.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 30, 2020 - 2:02 pm
An epidemiologist estimates that 250,000 Americans will die by Election Day without strong national leadership on the coronavirus pandemic.
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Adam Warner
July 30, 2020 - 9:56 am
A Staten Island German shepherd that was the first dog in the United States to test positive for the coronavirus died this month, according to a new report.
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FILE - In this July 13, 2020 file photo, a For Rent sign hangs on a closed shop during the coronavirus pandemic in Miami Beach, Fla. Having endured what was surely a record-shattering slump last quarter, the U.S. economy faces a dim outlook as a resurgent coronavirus intensifies doubts about the likelihood of any sustained recovery the rest of the year. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
AP News
July 30, 2020 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grim picture emerged Thursday of a U.S. economy that has endured a record-shattering plunge last quarter and is now struggling to rebound as the coronavirus keeps forcing more layoffs. The economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9% annual rate in the April-June quarter, when the viral...
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Rebekah Sager
July 30, 2020 - 6:38 am
An op-ed written by Congressman and Civil Rights icon John Lewis shortly before his death was released on Thursday. His message focuses on facing racial injustice and the protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in late May. Read now.
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Rebekah Sager
July 30, 2020 - 6:21 am
President Donald Trump is proposing a ‘delay’ in November’s presidential election, as he continues to float unfounded claims that mail-in voting is linked with fraud.
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Maria Boynton
July 30, 2020 - 4:48 am
Funeral services will be held this morning for longtime U.S. Representative John Lewis. He died at his home in Atlanta on July 17 after battling pancreatic cancer.
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Steve, right, and Chris Brophy, husband and wife owners of Brickley's Ice Cream, look out from the store they closed after teenage workers were harassed by customers who refused to wear a mask or socially distance, in Wakefield, R.I., Wednesday, July 29, 2020. "Some of them don't believe it's real (COVID-19) and some don't think it's a big deal, I do," Steve Brophy said, adding that he would rather close than put young workers and customers at risk of harassment, and the virus. "It's like it's OK to be a jerk in this environment." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
AP News
July 29, 2020 - 4:54 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As the world races to find a vaccine and a treatment for COVID-19, there is seemingly no antidote in sight for the burgeoning outbreak of coronavirus conspiracy theories, hoaxes, anti-mask myths and sham cures. The phenomenon, unfolding largely on social media, escalated...
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CHUNCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 17: An employee holds up an AFIAS Covid-19 Ab testing kit used in diagnosing the coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Boditech Med Inc. headquarters on April 17, 2020 in Chuncheon, South Korea.
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AP News
July 29, 2020 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Confirmed deaths from the coronavirus in the US hit 150,000, by far the highest toll in the world.
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