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The NBA welcomed its newest class of rookies to the league Thursday night during the 2021 draft from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.Draft night is always a time for trades, and this year featured plenty of picks on the move. After the draft was fairly predictable at the top, things really got wild in the middle of the lottery through the first round. Several teams had multiple first-round picks and additional draft capital to swing deals that could significantly alter the league’s landscape entering the 2021-22 season.USA TODAY Sports recaps the entire 2021 NBA draft with all 60 picks, plus pick-by-pick analysis from Jeff…

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Could he set his sights on seducing Frankie and tearing the Carters apart?Meanwhile, Linda explodes when she realises her bonsai tree is dead.The pregnant landlady blames Shirley Carter (Linda Henry) and their fragile relationship hangs in the balance. Mick sends Shirley, Frankie and Nancy out to get a new one.The trio bond as Shirley and Frankie try to convince Nancy to stick around in Walford after her recently declaring her wish to go travelling again. Will Nancy stay in Walford or has her mind already been made up?EastEnders continues on BBC One on Friday at 9pm.

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House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., called out congressional Democrats for their recklessness, saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has succeeded in destroying the federal legislative branch.On “Fox News Primetime,” host Tammy Bruce asked Nunes about the “monster truck” of an infrastructure bill and a Bernie Sanders-championed effort to pass a second triply massive spending bill also dubbed infrastructure, as well as the new order than unmasked lawmakers be fined $500 and other qualifying Capitol visitors be met by law enforcement citations.”Well, I have never seen Washington this dysfunctional and I have been here a while and I…

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“And when he says, ‘no matter where we come from, we have more in common than we think’, who is he trying to kid?”He raged at the fact Harry and Meghan “live a life of unimaginable (for most people) luxury”, with their $11 million mansion in California.”They screw endless incredibly big deals from firms like Spotify, Netflix and now Random House solely because they’re members of the same Royal Family and Monarchy that they profess to hate,” he snapped.”Harry’s memoirs, for which he’s being paid a reported $20 million – he says it’s all going to charity, but let’s keep…

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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 slideshow, compiled by an official 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 in regions with high coronavirus transmission. The agency had been criticized for making the recommendation without adequately backing up the reasons for the policy…

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TOKYO — Simone Biles is having the “twisties” on all four events, something she’s never experienced before, and it raises new doubts about whether she’ll be able to compete again at the Tokyo Olympics.Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it’s clear she is not her usual self. She is supposed to do a double twisting somersault and, in the first video, she gets through a half twist before suddenly dropping out of the air and landing flat on her back. In the second, she makes it 1½ times around.In…

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Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., joined Judge Jeanine Pirro on “Hannity” Thursday to discuss House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s mask mandate following the CDC’s reversal of their indoor mask guidance. NANCY MACE: Nancy Pelosi is totally off the rails, I mean, to advise the Capitol Hill police that staff and visitors to Capitol Hill will be arrested for not wearing a mask. She has gone totally nuts on this thing. And I can think of no worse incentive than telling the American people that if you’re vaccinated and you must still wear a mask because do vaccinations work or do they not? And…

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Media top headlines July 29 In media news today, the CDC gets hit by liberal media outlets for ‘confusing message’ on wearing masks, WaPo’s Max Boot gets ripped for tweeting Saudi Arabia is ‘more progressive’ than the U.S. for vaccine mandate, and NBC’s Tokyo Olympics coverage spurs ‘advertiser anxiety’ as viewers continue to dropWhen White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced from the podium earlier this month that the administration had begun “flagging” social media posts about COVID they deemed as misinformation to Facebook, backlash from both conservatives and liberals was swift and harsh. Conservatives claimed the White House and Facebook…

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TOKYO — Simone Biles continues to have the “twisties,” and they are affecting her on all four events, something she’s never before experienced.Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it’s clear she is not her usual self. She is supposed to do a double twisting somersault and, in the first video, she gets through a half twist before suddenly dropping out of the air and landing flat on her back. In the second, she makes it 1½ times around.In both videos, she is landing on mats placed over a pit…

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Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was arrested Thursday for participating in a voting rights demonstration.She is the third House Democrat to be arrested under those circumstances in the last three weeks.Reps. Joyce Beatty (D-Oh.) and Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) were previously arrested.Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was arrested Thursday for participating in a voting rights demonstration outside of the Hart Senate Office Building, she confirmed on Twitter, making her the third Black House Democrat to be arrested in three weeks under those circumstances.”I believe when you are getting into good trouble, when you realize the 15th Amendment has guaranteed the fundamental right…

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