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July 06, 2020 - 8:31 pm
By: KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (ATLANTA) -- Popular sandwich chain Jimmy John's said that employees at one of its franchise restaurants in Georgia had been fired after a now-viral video showed them pretend to hang an employee with bread dough shaped like a noose. "The actions seen in the video are...
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July 06, 2020 - 4:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- BY: IVAN PEREIRA and JOSH MARGOLIN The New York Police Department commissioner warned officers of challenges they may face after the city and state enacted several reforms, including a ban on chokeholds, according to a memo obtained by ABC News. Commissioner Dermot Shea's letter came...
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July 06, 2020 - 3:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- BY: IVAN PEREIRA and AARON KATERSKY The Manhattan district attorney has charged Amy Cooper, the white woman who was filmed threatening to call the police on a Black bird watcher in Central Park in May. "Today our office initiated a prosecution of Amy Cooper for falsely reporting an...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2000 file photo, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, driven by Britain's Prince Andrew leaves the wedding of a former girlfriend of the prince, Aurelia Cecil, at the Parish Church of St Michael in Compton Chamberlayne near Salisbury, England. The FBI said Thursday July 2, 2020, Ghislaine Maxwell, who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested in New Hampshire. (Chris Ison/PA via AP, File)
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July 06, 2020 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monday to New York to face charges that she recruited women and girls, one as young as 14, for him to sexually abuse, the Bureau of Prisons confirmed. Prosecutors have asked a judge to schedule a Friday court...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, a W-4 form is viewed in New York. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The move provided some economic and logistic relief for taxpayers dealing with the disruptions and uncertainty brought on by lockdowns, school closures and shuttered businesses. But now that new deadline is rapidly approaching. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
AP News Staff
July 06, 2020 - 1:02 pm
It’s time to do your taxes — no more delays. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The move provided some economic and logistical relief for taxpayers dealing with the disruptions and uncertainty...
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July 06, 2020 - 11:45 am
Country Music Hall of Fame member and music icon, Charlie Daniels, has died at the age of 83. The news was confirmed Monday by his publicist, Don Murry Grubbs.
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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House, Sunday, July 5, 2020, in Washington after visiting Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News Staff
July 06, 2020 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a weekend spent stoking division, President Donald Trump on Monday blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax” involving a rope shaped like a noose in his garage. Exploiting racial...
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July 06, 2020 - 8:47 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly 50 wildfires are burning in the U.S. Monday morning from Minnesota to California. Some of the worst fires Monday morning are the Soledad Fire north of Los Angeles which is currently 1,100 acres in size and zero percent contained and has caused the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump holds up a newspaper with the headline that reads "ACQUITTED" at the 68th annual National Prayer Breakfast, at the Washington Hilton in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
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July 06, 2020 - 5:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the elegant East Room of the White House. The night before, his impeachment trial had ended with acquittal in the Republican-controlled Senate. It was time to gloat and settle scores. “It was evil," Trump said of...
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July 06, 2020 - 5:43 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 534,000 people worldwide. Over 11.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for...
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