Thursday, August 13, 2020

TikTok and its employees prepare to fight Trump over app ban

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TikTok and its U.S. employees are planning to take President Donald Trump's administration to court over his sweeping order to ban the popular video...

S&P 500 again flirts with record high, closing just below

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NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 again crossed above its record high but closed just below that level for the second day in...

Federal appeals court: Male-only draft is constitutional

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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...

‘One of us’: South Asians celebrate Harris as VP choice

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CHICAGO (AP) — Two words summed up Tamani Jayasinghe’s exuberance for the first Indian American and Black woman to run for vice president: “Kamala...

Israel and United Arab Emirates establish historic diplomatic ties

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced Thursday they are establishing full diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal that required Israel...

In Seattle, a Black police chief resigns over budget cuts

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GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Efforts to cut spending on police — a key demand of anti-racism demonstrators across the nation — have...

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

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MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing:...

March on Washington reconfigured to comply with virus rules

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AARON MORRISON and ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid widespread protests and unrest over the police killings of Black Americans, a national commemoration...

Cosby sex assault appeal takes on non-prosecution deal

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MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers argued in an appeals filing Tuesday that it was "fundamentally unfair" to let prosecutors use...

Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

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KATHLEEN RONAYNE and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making...