First-year Utah Royals FC head coach Craig Harrington will face former team in NWSL Challenge Cup

New Utah Royals FC head coach Craig Harrington laughs as he answers questions from the media at a press conference at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Craig Harrington smiled as the question was being asked. Rory Dames addressed the topic […]

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Long lines for COVID tests nationwide, stressed labs delay results as demand spikes (LIVE UPDATES)

Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images This is what we learned on how COVID-19 is impacting Chicago and Illinois. The Latest Long lines for COVID tests nationwide, stressed labs delay results as demand spikes Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images People stand in line to get tested for COVID-19 at a free walk-up testing site on July 11, 2020 in Atlanta, […]

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Health department shuts down production at Dov Charney’s clothing company, Los Angeles Apparel, after ‘flagrant’ health violations and death of 4 workers

Dov Charney, the disgraced founder of American Apparel, was ordered to cease production at this new company, Los Angeles Apparel. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said there were “flagrant” health violations at the company’s factory. The department accused Los Angeles Apparel of replacing sick workers with new employees, in violation of its […]

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Could Jon Huntsman Jr. become a write-in candidate for governor?

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. gives an interview at his campaign office in Salt Lake City after initial results show him trailing Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox by less than 1% on the night of the primary election, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Former Gov. Jon Huntsman […]

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President Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus. Trump flew by helicopter to Walter […]

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Trump wears mask for first time in public since pandemic started

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus. Trump flew by helicopter to Walter Reed National […]

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LeBron talks more than basketball as Lakers return to practice court

LeBron James emerged Saturday from NBA-mandated quarantine at the league’s coronavirus bubble headquarters in Orlando, Florida, dropped into a chair in front of a camera and began to speak about the two great passions in his life: basketball and social equality. His first practice with the Lakers in four months was minutes away, but first […]

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Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has COVID-19

Yankees manager Aaron Boone said no other players or personnel would be forced to isolate because of Aroldis Chapman’s positive test. | Bob Levey/Getty Images Chapman, a six-time All-Star who had 37 saves last season, tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms. NEW YORK — Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has tested positive […]

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Robert Mueller defends Russia probe, says Roger Stone remains a felon

Former special counsel Robert Mueller. | Saul Loeb/Getty Images The former special counsel is sharply defending his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. WASHINGTON — Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece […]

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Robert Mueller speaks out for the first time in a year, writing that Roger Stone ‘rightly’ remains a convicted felon even after Trump’s commutation

The former special counsel Robert Mueller published a Washington Post op-ed on Saturday defending the Russia investigation just one day after President Donald Trump commuted Roger Stone’s sentence. Mueller wrote that despite Stone’s commutation, he “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so.” Mueller appeared to fire back at the Trump administration’s claims that Stone was […]

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Cubs’ Jon Lester will get to the starting line when he’s good and ready

Jon Lester is slowly warming up for the 2020 season. | Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images While other pitchers maintained ambitious throwing programs during baseball’s months-long shutdown, Lester kept things quiet and simple. Why? He doesn’t have any bullets to waste. Yu Darvish, Kyle Hendricks, Tyler Chatwood, Alec Mills — they’re stretched out and almost […]

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Missing 6-year-old girl, her father found safe

A search has been called off for a missing 6-year-old girl and her father. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announcing early Friday morning that the pair have found safe. Officers said they responded Thursday night to Baymeadows Road East near Interstate 295 after Jazlynn Marie Kilgore, 6, and her father, 40-year-old Xavier Kilgore, were reported missing. […]

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Dr. Fauci gave a blunt assessment of how the US is handling the coronavirus pandemic: Not great

Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said the “striking” transmission efficiency of the coronavirus has created the “perfect storm.” “Not to be hyperbolic about it — it really is the perfect storm and [an] infectious disease and public health person’s worst nightmare,” Fauci said at an event hosted by the news website The […]

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Coronavirus: Free testing available in San Mateo County next week

REDWOOD CITY — San Mateo County residents can get tested for COVID-19 for free at the following sites next week: July 13: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo July 14-15: Jefferson Union High School District Office, 699 Serramonte Blvd., Daly City July 16-17: 2160 Euclid Ave., East Palo Alto The sites […]

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The US placed sanctions on 4 Chinese Communist Party officials over abuse of Uighur Muslims

Four Chinese officials were sanctioned by the United States over the abuse of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.  Xinjiang Public Security Bureau as an entity also faced sanctions.  Chen Quanguo, a leading member of the powerful Politburo was one of the four officials to received sanctions.  China has been accused of torturing and abusing the Turkic […]

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Ravinia names Jeffrey P. Haydon new president and CEO

Patrons arrive at Ravinia’s main gate for a summer evening concert. | Sun-Times file Haydon brings more than two decades of cultural arts management/programming experience to his new post. The Ravinia Festival in Highland Park has hired Jeffrey P. Haydon as president and CEO, it was announced early Friday morning. Haydon will replace Welz Kauffman, […]

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