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Billionaire Musk's net worth zooms past Warren Buffett's - Bloomberg News - Reuters

Elon Musk's net worth soared past Warren Buffett on Friday as the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc became the seventh richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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Debunking 12 lies and falsehoods from the White House statement on Roger Stone's commutation - CNN

President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend and political adviser Roger Stone on Friday, days before Stone was required to begin his 40-month prison term for lying to Congress about the Trump campaign's ties to WikiLeaks.

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Trump 2020 spokesman says Roger Stone commutation done to correct the 'partisanship of the past' - Fox News

Trump 2020 campaign national press secretary Hogan Gidley told "Hannity" Friday that the president's decision to commute former associate Roger Stone's prison sentence was "a good move."

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Cinderella’s Castle Paint Gets Mixed Reviews During Its Reveal, Reminding Some Of Archrival Sleeping Beauty - Deadline

The wicked stepmother isn’t the only one who has a complaint about Cinderella. Some Disney employees are chiming in as well, claiming they don’t like the new paint job on her Disney World castle. The Disney World theme park officially reopens tomorrow, July 1…

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OSBI, Garvin County deputies searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King’ zoo - KOCO Oklahoma City

Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, along with Garvin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park Friday evening to search for possible human remains, KOCO 5 has learned.

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Amid record case counts, OHA asks Oregonians to reel in indoor gatherings - KGW.com

“We're asking everyone in our state to voluntarily limit indoor social gatherings to fewer than ten people,” the agency's director said Friday.

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Glee star Naya Rivera could have hit her head diving from her boat into Lake Piry, claims diver - Daily Mail

Diver Robert Inglis said Rivera could have dived into the water and hit her head on something beneath the Lake Piru water.

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Nearly 6 Years After MH17 Was Shot Down, Dutch Prosecutors Say They Will Sue Russia - NPR

Russia has denied any involvement in the 2014 crash of the Malaysian jetliner that killed nearly 300 people. Investigators say it was hit by a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile.

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OHA anticipates testing material shortage with increase in coronavirus cases - KATU

In response to a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Oregon Health Authority is asking people to limit indoor social gatherings to ten people or less. In a call with reporters Friday, the OHA said new models show a potential steep upward trend. Health officials sa…

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California to release another 8,000 inmates early due to coronavirus pandemic | TheHill - The Hill

California officials announced Friday that an additional 8,000 inmates would be released early fr...

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Philadelphia Eagles 'penalize' DeSean Jackson for anti-Semitic statement - CNN

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Friday that the team has "penalized" wide receiver DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team after Jackson shared a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts.

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Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill tests positive for coronavirus - ESPN

Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill went to the hospital at the recommendation of his doctor after testing positive for COVID-19. His condition has improved, and he is expected to be released this weekend.

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How the dramatic death of Seoul's mayor left a country divided - CNN

He was South Korea's second-most powerful official and a potential presidential contender. Now, the death of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon has left the country divided.

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State Dept. says US 'disappointed' by Turkey's move to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque | TheHill - The Hill

The State Department said Friday it is “disappointed” by Turkey’s decision to turn the Hagia Soph...

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Trump commutes sentence of longtime adviser Roger Stone - POLITICO

Stone was sentenced to three years and four months in prison after being found guilty on seven felony charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller amid the Russian collusion investigation.

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Trump commutes Roger Stone's prison sentence after he was convicted of covering up for the president - NBC News

The longtime Trump adviser was convicted in November of obstruction, making false statements and witness tampering.

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Turkey's president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque - Fox News

The president of Turkey on Friday formally converted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque and declared it open for Muslim worship, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had made the religious landmark a museum.

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Trump's campaign to open schools provokes mounting backlash even from GOP - POLITICO

An overwhelming alignment of local, state and even Republican-aligned organizations oppose the rush to reopen schools and colleges.

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Georgia governor and Atlanta mayor at odds over coronavirus guidelines - CNN

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp slammed Atlanta mayor's decision to roll back the city's reopening to Phase 1, calling it "confusing" and "legally unenforceable," his office said Friday.

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Tucker Carlson's top writer resigns after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks in online forum - CNN

Editor's note: This article quotes racist, homophobic and sexist language, much of which has not been censored.

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Samsung’s 5G Galaxy Z Flip may have been fully revealed in these latest leaks - The Verge

Samsung’s 5G variant for the Galaxy Z Flip foldable still has yet to be officially unveiled, but new leaks strongly hint that most of the big takeaways for this phone are already publicly available.

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CDC: Covid-19 death toll is twice as high among people of color under age 65 as for white Americans - The Washington Post

About 30 percent of people of color under 65 died, compared to 13 percent of their white counterparts, according to CDC's most in-depth analysis to date of covid-19 deaths in the U.S.

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Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith confirm her involvement with August Alsina - CNN

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith "never ever thought that we would make it back." But the couple came together Friday on her "Red Table Talk" Facebook show to share their side of the controversy involving her relationship with singer August Alsina.

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Pac-12 CEO Group announces decision to schedule conference-only play for several Fall sports & to delay move toward mandatory athletics activities - Pac-12.com

SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 CEO Group announced today that the fall season for several Pac-12 sports, including football, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball, would schedule Conference-only games, and that it is delaying the start of mandatory athl…

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How Chiefs can maximize Patrick Mahomes era; top five NFL players - NFL.com

NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks discuss how the Kansas City Chiefs should build around quarterback Patrick Mahomes after his 10-year contract extension.

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WHO changes guidance on airborne transmission of coronavirus - KARE11.com

Leaders with the Minnesota Department of Health said they will not be changing any safety guidelines until further evidence of airborne transmission warrants it.

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Fact check: Trump campaign, Pence take Biden's policing comments out of context - CNN

In public comments and in advertising, President Donald Trump and his allies have tried to cast Democratic opponent Joe Biden as an anti-police radical.

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Elon Musk just became richer than Warren Buffett - CNN

Tesla CEO Elon Musk just zoomed soared past Warren Buffett on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index to become the world's seventh wealthiest person.

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University of Houston researchers create heated air filter that can kill coronavirus 'instantly' - Fox News

Researchers at the University of Houston claimed to have designed a special air filter that can trap the novel coronavirus and blast it with heat to kill the disease on contact.

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Newly-Discovered Comet Neowise Streaks Past Earth - HuffPost

The spacey object was discovered in March, but will make its closest approach to Earth in two weeks.

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After Trump’s Supreme Court Loss, D.A. Moves Closer to Getting Tax Records - The New York Times

A lower-court judge swiftly scheduled a hearing for next week on the Manhattan prosecutor’s demand to see President Trump’s financial records.

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India China border clashes could lead to more activity in Indian Ocean - Business Insider - Business Insider

India and China's border dispute in the Himalayas is decades old. But more recent competition in the Indian Ocean is likely to grow.

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Saints' Malcolm Jenkins calls DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts 'a distraction' - Fox News

The controversy surrounding DeSean Jackson’s anti-Semitic social media posts this week continued to spiral on Friday.

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'Keeping the momentum': the Hong Kongers fighting a running battle for justice - The Guardian

An attack by a pro-Beijing mob prompted an ingenius response by joggers – but the unique protest is under threat by new national security laws

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Subway stations flood as Tropical Storm Fay batters NYC - New York Post

Leaks of many shapes and sizes sprung up on subway platforms, track and mezzanines across the city Friday afternoon, according to video.

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Tesla (TSLA) announces official battery day and shareholder meeting - Electrek

After several delays, Tesla has now announced an official date for Battery Day and its annual shareholder meeting. Today, the automaker released a new SEC filing announcing September 22 as the new date: Tesla, Inc. (“Tesla”) announced today that its 2020 Annu…

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Pa. reports more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases for first time in 2 months - PennLive

State officials are concerned about the recent uptick in cases, particularly among young adults.

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Trump asks Treasury Department to review universities' tax exemption over 'Radical Left Indoctrination' - USA TODAY

Trump's call to review the status of universities comes the same week he suggested revoking funding from schools that don't reopen amid the pandemic.

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Millions in PPP aid given to traffic camera companies linked to corruption scandals - Fox Business

Companies that contract with major U.S. cities to provide red lights and other traffic enforcement cameras reaped millions in taxpayer-funded aid

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Join NASA for the Launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover - NASA Mars Exploration

No matter where you live, choose from a menu of activities to join NASA as we "Countdown to Mars" and launch the Perseverance rover to the Red Planet.

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Why Tencent is looking to buy Warframe parent company Leyou - VentureBeat

Tencent and Leyou Technologies are in exlcusive acquisition talks. This shoves Sony out of the conversation, but it could give Tencent more PC expertise.

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Ghislaine Maxwell argues for bail, says she's 'not Jeffrey Epstein' - CNN

Ghislaine Maxwell, the confidant of accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, argued in a court filing Friday that she should be granted bail while awaiting trial, claiming she wasn't in "hiding" while under criminal investigation, as prosecutors allege, and ha…

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Amazon delays New World, its upcoming MMO, from August to spring 2021 - The Verge

Amazon has delayed its upcoming open-world MMO New World from August 25th to an undefined spring 2021 date. The announcement comes less than two weeks after Amazon brought free-to-play shooter Crucible back into closed beta following barely a month of wide av…

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California Will Release Up To 8000 Prisoners Due To Coronavirus - NPR

Anyone who is eligible for release will be tested for the coronavirus within seven days of their return to society, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says.

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Coronavirus deaths tick up in Florida, Texas, California, Arizona as states grapple with growing outbreaks - CNBC

"I think in the next week the pattern of increasing deaths is going to become clear," said Larry Levitt, executive vice president for health policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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Liquid crystals create easy-to-read, color-changing sensors - Phys.org

Chameleons are famous for their color-changing abilities. Depending on their body temperature or mood, their nervous system directs skin tissue that contains nanocrystals to expand or contract, changing how the nanocrystals reflect light and turning the repti…

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CDC data reveal new racial disparity with COVID-19 deaths - Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 claims the lives of Black and Latino Americans earlier than it does for whites. Nonwhite victims are typically a decade younger than whites, the CDC says.

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OHA reports 275 new COVID-19 cases, warns of possible dramatic increases in Oregon - KPTV.com

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Oregon Health Authority is warning of possible dramatic increases in COVID-19 cases statewide if Oregonians don’t take necessary precautions.

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California to release 8,000 prisoners amid coronavirus crisis - Los Angeles Times

The announcement on Friday by top advisors to Gov. Gavin Newsom offered stark evidence of the dire health conditions at several California prisons.

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Why Shares of Tesla Jumped Friday Afternoon - Motley Fool

The monster stock just keeps surging higher. Here's what's behind its latest move.

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Jada Pinkett Smith admits she DID have an affair with singer August Alsina - Daily Mail

The 48-year-old sat down with Will Smith for a tell-all conversation on her Facebook show, Red Table Talk and revealed she developed a friendship with August around four years ago.

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Dow Jones Set To Post Weekly Gain; Netflix Stock Soars To New Highs - Investor's Business Daily

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on today's stock market as Netflix stock jumped to new highs of 555.88 on analyst upgrades.

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Trump's campaign, struggling in the polls, aims for comeback - Los Angeles Times

Trump's reelection campaign, once expected to be a juggernaut, is adrift as it faces unexpected challenges unique to this extraordinary election year.

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How College Students Can Get Nearly $800 A Week In Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Backdated From April 2020 Through July 2020 - Forbes

Students are receiving a core benefit of $190 a week, on average, depending on their state, along with an extra $600 per week in unemployment assistance.

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Senators blast Turkey's move to convert Hagia Sophia back into a mosque | TheHill - The Hill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman James Risch (R-Idaho) and ranking member Bob Men...

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As Disney World comes back, Florida posts another daily leap in COVID-19 cases - Reuters

Six U.S. states suffered record spikes in new COVID-19 cases on Friday and Florida, an epicenter of the pandemic, saw infections rise sharply for the second day in a row as the Walt Disney Co. stuck to its plans to reopen its flagship theme park in Orlando.

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Apple Warns Against Closing MacBooks With a Cover Over the Camera - MacRumors

Apple this month published a support document that warns customers against closing their Mac notebooks with a cover over the camera as it can lead to...

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ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski emails Josh Hawley an F-bomb | TheHill - The Hill

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowksi emailed Sen. Josh Hawley's (R-Mo.) office an F-bomb on Friday...

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WHO says it's 'very unlikely' countries can eradicate the coronavirus right now - CNBC

"In our current situation, it is very unlikely that we can eradicate or eliminate this virus," said Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's health emergencies program.

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Appeals court delays decision on dismissal of Michael Flynn charges - New York Post

A federal appeals court on Friday stayed a decision Washington Examiner reported. The filing also stated that the three-judge panel’s June 24 decision ordering Sullivan to grant the Justice Departm…

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Trump's New Hampshire rally delayed because of Tropical Storm Fay - CNN

President Donald Trump's Portsmouth, New Hampshire, rally has been delayed, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Friday.

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Trump cancels New Hampshire rally due to Tropical Storm Fay - New York Post

WASHINGTON — President Trump has been forced to cancel an outdoor rally tweeted, “With Tropical Storm Fay heading towards the Great State of New Hampshire this weekend, we are forced to resch…

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US STOCKS-S&P 500, Dow edge higher as Gilead data offsets virus concerns - Reuters

The S&P 500 and the Dow advanced on Friday as a positive update from Gilead's antiviral drug to treat COVID-19 countered nerves over a record rise in coronavirus cases in the United States that threatens to damage Corporate America.

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Ghislaine Maxwell requests bail release due to 'unprecedented' Covid-19 risks - The Guardian

Maxwell, awaiting trial over alleged involvement in Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes, asks via lawyers in court papers to be released on bail

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Neowise comet and rare astronomical phenomena captured in remarkable image - Fox News

A photographer in Italy captured the image of a lifetime when he snapped a picture showing two astronomical phenomena, including a streaking comet and "night-shining" clouds.

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Touting criticized study, White House presses FDA to authorize hydroxychloroquine — again - The Washington Post

Trade adviser Peter Navarro leads the effort with support from Rudy Giuliani, the president’s lawyer, and Laura Ingraham’s show on Fox News.

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Dow Jones Leads Market On Coronavirus Vaccine Hopes, But Nasdaq Slips Into Red - Investor's Business Daily

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 200 points Friday afternoon as the stock market got a boost from bullish coronavirus vaccine news.

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In private letter to Redskins, FedEx said it will remove signage if name isn’t changed - The Washington Post

In a private letter July 2, the company says continued affiliation with the team risks damage to its brand reputation.

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Trump postpones New Hampshire rally over tropical storm - AOL

President Trump is postponing his planned rally Saturday in New Hampshire, the White House said, citing a tropical storm.

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VIDEO: Wife Takes Job as Dishwasher to Visit Husband with Alzheimer’s During Pandemic - Breitbart

A woman in Jacksonville, Florida, is going to great lengths to visit her husband with early-onset Alzheimer's.

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Giants' Buster Posey opts out of 2020 MLB season, citing newborns' health - ESPN

Buster Posey said his family recently adopted twins who were born prematurely, and he decided playing this season wasn't worth the risk.

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Eminem slams people who refuse to wear masks in new song with Kid Cudi - CNN

Kid Cudi and Eminem released their first collaboration on Friday titled "The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady." The song touches on a number of topics, from people refusing to wear masks to police brutality.

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Spotify and other apps crash on iPhones in apparent Facebook bug - CNN

Popular apps including Spotify, Pinterest, and Tinder were crashing on iPhones on Friday in what appeared to be a widespread outage linked to a Facebook bug.

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Trump’s New Hampshire rally postponed because of Tropical Storm Fay - Fox News

The White House said Friday that President Trump’s planned rally in New Hampshire is being postponed to another day because of expected bad weather on the East Coast.

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Buster Posey Opts Out Of 2020 Season - MLB Trade Rumors

Giants catcher Buster Posey has decided to opt out of the 2020 season, he announced in a Zoom call with …

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Who Tells Your Story on Camera? How Hamilton Was Edited Into a Movie. - Vulture

Director Tommy Kail and editor Jonah Moran explain how they pieced together key moments from the musical — including the ending.

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MH17 disaster: Dutch take Russia to European rights court - BBC News

The Dutch government says it wants justice for all 298 victims aboard the plane shot down in 2014.

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American Airlines tells Boeing: No financing, no 737 Max deliveries - CNBC

American Airlines executives have told Boeing they will not take delivery of 17 Boeing 737 Max airplanes unless the airline can secure financing to pay for the aircraft, people familiar with the discussions told CNBC.

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Trump accuses Biden of plagiarizing his economic proposals - POLITICO

But despite a similarity in messaging between Biden’s “Buy American” and Trump’s “America First” rhetoric, the two candidates’ policy plans significantly diverge.