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- USA TODAY
DOJ charges against Unforgiven show reach of white supremacist gangs in prisons – and on the streets
Outside the public eye on Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, feds are trying to stem a deadlier threat: white supremacists operating in and out of prison.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
In Broward, Charlie Crist rips Gov. Ron DeSantis over Florida’s COVID-19 spike: ‘We don’t have leadership’
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist attacked Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sunday, accusing him of playing Republican presidential politics on the Texas border — while COVID-19 infections are rising and people are dying in Florida. During a campaign appearance in Broward County, Crist pointed to the recent increase in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths. “You know what’s ...
LONDON (Reuters) -PayPal Holdings Inc is partnering with non-profit organisation the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to investigate how extremist and hate movements in the United States take advantage of financial platforms to fund their criminal activities. The information collected through the initiatives will be shared with other firms in the financial industry, law enforcement and policymakers, PayPal said. Over the years, the San Jose, California-based company has developed sophisticated systems to help prevent illegal activity and flows through its platform.
- Washington Post
Though a sign outside proclaims the spot is "famous for clams," Flo's Clam Shack is taking a hiatus from hawking fried steamers. The restaurant has been shelling out the crispy, salty dish for decades. But market price for soft-shell clams is just too high right now, owner Komes Rozes said.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. The price of the clams, often called steamers, is prone to fluctuation, but Rozes said this summer
- NBC News
Building officials make recommendations to bring properties up to code and owners argue against them, typically asking for more time to comply.
- Yahoo Sports
British diver Tom Daley after winning first gold medal: 'I feel incredibly proud that I am a gay man and also an Olympic champion'
Daley and partner Matty Lee won the 10-meter men's synchronized diving event by 1.23 points.
Antibodies triggered by Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine decline below a key threshold from around six months after a second dose for most recipients, although a third shot could have a strong boosting effect, according to a lab study. Chinese researchers reported the findings from a study of blood samples from healthy adults aged between 18-59 in a paper published on Sunday, which has not been peer reviewed. For participants receiving two doses, two or four weeks apart, only 16.9% and 35.2% respectively still had a level of neutralising antibodies above the threshold six months after the second dose, the paper said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden said Monday the White House is pushing for people with long-term symptoms of COVID-19 to be protected against discrimination, as he marked the anniversary of a landmark law for people with disabilities. "Many Americans who seemingly recovered from the virus still face lingering challenges like breathing problems, brain fog, chronic pain or fatigue," Biden said. Biden spoke at a Rose Garden event celebrating the 31st anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which makes it illegal to discriminate against people with disabilities in public accommodation, employment, transportation and community living.
An envoy who delivered a ransom payment for the release of more than 100 Nigerian children abducted in May has himself been kidnapped, the headteacher of their Islamic school said Monday.
(Reuters) -Sixteen-year-old Viktoria Listunova won the women’s artistic gymnastics all-around title at both the European and Russian Championships earlier this year. However, despite placing sixth overall in the qualifying round on Sunday, the Russian Olympic Committee athlete will not get the chance to try for another all-around crown at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There is a long list of athletes who over the years have been left out of Olympic finals because of the two-per-country rule, first introduced at the 1976 Montreal Games for apparatus finals.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The shooting was reported just before 1 a.m. Monday in the Como neighborhood of Fort Worth.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A video shows soccer players leaping over a fence for safety as the shooting began.
- Packers Wire
Winners can often be decided along lines of leverage, and the Packers – with most of the leverage – look like the winners of the agreement with Aaron Rodgers.
- USA TODAY Sports
The schools did not specify which conference they intend to join, but all signs point to the Southeastern, which would swell to 16 teams.
Amanda Batula celebrated turning 30 with a fun day at the beach. The Summer House cast member rang in her milestone birthday by soaking up the sun in a teeny lavender string bikini, as captured in a recent Instagram post. On July 24, Amanda took to her Instagram Stories to share a peek into her birthday festivities. The newly minted 30-year-old feted her big day by catching some rays alongside her fiancé Kyle Cooke and several of their Summer House castmates. To celebrate the special occasion, A
- ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Aaron Rodgers apparently is trying to pull a Tom Brady. Sort of. Trey Wingo reports (or at least he says he’s “hearing”) that the return of Aaron Rodgers to the Packers is “hinging on trading for former teammate Randall Cobb.” Says Wingo, “If Cobb is in Green Bay it looks like Rodgers will be too.” [more]
- Washington Examiner
A gunman in Fort Worth, Texas, opened fire on a group of people, killing one person before being stoned to death.
- KTRK – Houston
Police say the luxury sports car was speeding when it hit a woman driving a Hyundai. Both vehicles were mangled in the wreck.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
With Texas and Oklahoma all but welcomed into the conference, adjustments must be made.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Simone Biles will get a chance to atone for an uninspiring qualifying effort on Sunday and get a shot at six gold medals that would enshrine the American gymnast in the pantheon of all-time Olympic greats. Already regarded as one of the sport's all-time greats, Biles arrived in Tokyo targeting a record haul. The American currently shares the women's gymnastics record of capturing four golds at a single Olympics with a number of others, including Larisa Latynina, Vera Caslavska and Ecaterina Szabo.