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U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., appeared on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” on Thursday night, where he talked about this week’s procedural Senate vote on a massive, bipartisan infrastructure bill. Seventeen Republicans voted with 50 Democrats to allow debate to proceed on the proposal, which some in the GOP oppose because it could pave the way for a separate Democrat spending bill that is expected to cost much more than the first bill.NUNES: PELOSI HAS MANAGED TO ‘BURN DOWN’ CONGRESS; CALLS OUT STATE INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING DISCREPANCIESU.S. SEN. TOM COTTON: I guessed you’d call me old-fashioned. … I think we should have…

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It’s only a matter of hours before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline arrives at 4 p.m. ET on Friday. With dozens of players – including All-Stars and possibly a future Hall of Famer – expected to be on the move, the market will be constantly shifting. And keep in mind – the July 30 trade deadline is now the one and only; the traditional Aug. 31 waivers deadline is no more, so teams with an eye toward the playoffs must lock in their October personnel by Friday afternoon.Keep it locked on this tracker for all the latest updates as reports trickle in.…

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Someone once said, never let a crisis go to waste. I think it was Kilmeade’s makeup person. But these days, the covid crisis is used to create conflict. And those pushing it are turning up the theatrics.Not only because they are losing control of those they hate, but cuz it gets them on TV, and attention from their equally narcissistic media peers. What exactly did innocent Americans do to deserve this? For a few of you, it’s vaccine hesitancy, and the dumbest man on the planet thinks you’re a criminal.Bill de Blasio,…

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Usually, the 30 NBA teams play in an actual basketball game to determine the winners and the losers. But during the NBA draft on Thursday, those teams showed their strengths and weaknesses by revealing which prospects and trades they believe will better their odds in future games.And while it’s certainly hasty to try to evaluate a rookie class right after the draft, that’s never stopped fans and pundits from making snap judgements.Below is a rundown of our winners and losers from the 2021 NBA draft. Which teams figured out how to seize the day and which teams might be fretting…

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Evidence is mounting about the dangers of the delta variant and how mask-wearing is essential to bring it under control, according to a government slideshow dated Thursday.The presentation, compiled by a doctor with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lays out what is known about the delta variant, which now accounts for the vast majority of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Earlier this week, the CDC recommended that people in COVID-19 hotspots resume mask-wearing in indoor public spaces. The agency had been criticized for making the recommendation without adequately supporting its reasons for the policy shift. But the presentation, first made public…

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“Hung onto the pontoon and there were barnacles on the spot underneath…”At this point, Alan seemed to know where she was going with her tale as he winced in pain.Naga continued: “I didn’t realise, slashed my leg, decided not to tell anyone, did my waterskiing round for about 15-20 minutes, came off, blood gushing from my leg.”And it wasn’t the type of wound that eased off either, as she complained: “I had to have little mini stitches!”For the rest of the honeymoon, I couldn’t do any more water sports, so I literally had to sit on the beach or go…

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Track and field is finally ready to begin at the Tokyo Olympics, with the opening qualifying rounds getting underway Friday. At the 2016 Games in Rio, the U.S. led all countries with 32 track and field medals.In swimming, two-time Olympic gold medalist Lilly King, who won bronze in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke earlier this week, took home silver in the 200 breaststroke final, with teammate Annie Lazor getting bronze. In addition, Ryan Murphy claimed a silver in the men’s 200 backstroke.Later, the U.S. women’s basketball and soccer teams will be back in action. Sue Bird and Co. will hoop it up against Japan…

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TOKYO — American Connor Fields, a medal favorite in BMX cycling, was awake and awaiting further medical evaluation after crashing during a semifinal heat Friday at Olympics, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. BMX racing team. There was no information on Fields’ injuries, said Angelina Palermo, the spokesperson. Fields, 28, was taken off the course on a stretcher, loaded into an ambulance and transported to a hospital. The crash took place on the first turn of the race. Fields was in second place when his front wheel appeared to catch the back wheel of the leader, France’s Romain Mahieu.  Fields tumbled to…

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A top scientist emailed Dr. Anthony Fauci during the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak that the virus seemed like it may have been engineered. The following evening, the scientist joined other experts on a call with the top disease doctor and days later dismissed the idea of an engineered virus as a “crackpot” theory.NYT WRITER HITS FAUCI IN SCATHING OP-EDTwo top House Republicans now want to know how a scientist can have such a dramatic change in opinion — so quickly — about a virus that continues to baffle top experts.Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said in a letter Thursday to…

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TOKYO — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee said Friday afternoon that swimmer Michael Andrew’s decision not to wear a mask in the mixed zone at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre is a “violation” of COVID-19 protocols and that it is reviewing the matter with USA Swimming and “will take action as needed.”Andrew, the highest profile unvaccinated American Olympian, did not wear a mask in the mixed zone after finishing a disappointing fifth in the men’s 200-meter individual medley Friday morning. Every other U.S. swimmer has worn a mask everywhere journalists can see them at the swimming venue except for when they…

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