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July 25, 2019 - 6:08 pm
( WBBM ) – A high school basketball jersey worn by President Barack Obama in the late-1970s is expected to draw a winning bid of at least $100,000 next month, auctioneers say. The game-worn jersey will be auctioned off Aug. 17 by Heritage Auctions. It is displaying the piece of sports memorabilia...
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James Monsees, co-founder of San Francisco-based Juul, testifies before the House Committee Oversight and Reform Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee on July 25, 2019.
Jeffrey Schaub
July 25, 2019 - 3:44 pm
A top Juul executive told members of Congress today that the tobacco vaping product was never intended to be used by teens.
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ffic backs up at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza along Interstate 80 on July 25, 2019 in Oakland, California.
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Matt Bigler
July 25, 2019 - 12:16 pm
The landmark deal worked out between California and four major automakers for more fuel efficient cars isn't just good for the environment — it could also be good for car companies' bottom lines.
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FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein is set to return to court Wednesday, July 31, 2019, to face sex trafficking charges just days after he was found injured in his cell. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP)
July 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was found on the floor of his jail cell with bruises on his neck early this week while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. It was not clear whether the injuries were self-inflicted or from an...
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Ben Terrall holds a protest sign that reads "Close The Camps" outside of the San Francisco Federal Courthouse on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in San Francisco, Calif. A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
July 25, 2019 - 5:47 am
A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border, marking the latest legal defeat for a president waging an all-out battle to stem the flow of migrants entering from Mexico. The ruling by U.S...
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Jacquie Cadorette
July 25, 2019 - 2:00 am
( Connecting Vets ) - On the sixth and final episode of “To War and Back,” Marine Corps veterans Scott Huesing and Kirstie Ennis share their sources of inspiration , and Army veteran Boone Cutler shares a tool he created for veterans battling depression. The podcast is a RADIO.COM original ,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019, as he departs for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and onto Wheeling, W.Va., for a fundraiser. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 24, 2019 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he probably wouldn't watch, but former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday proved irresistible. The president fired off an onslaught of tweets before the back-to-back hearings even began at 8:30 a.m. All told, he...
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller, is sworn in before he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 24, 2019 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump's claims of "total exoneration" Wednesday in the federal probe of Russia's 2016 election interference. In a long day of congressional testimony, Mueller...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes his seat to testify before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, that the Federal Trade Commission will allege that Facebook misled users about its privacy practices as part of an expected settlement.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 24, 2019 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. fine against Facebook over privacy (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Wednesday's government complaint against Facebook describes numerous cases of sneaky behavior. When the 2012 Federal Trade Commission consent order took effect, Facebook placed a disclaimer at the...
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Astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission returned safely to Earth on July 24, 1969 and were picked up by the USS Hornet after their historic trip to the moon.
July 24, 2019 - 8:26 am
It was 50 years ago on July 24 that Apollo 11 splashed down into the Pacific Ocean after its historic lunar landing. The astronauts and their spacecraft were retrieved by the U.S.S. Hornet aircraft carrier, now stationed in Alameda.
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