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  • Amy Cooper charged in Central Park false report against Black bird watcher July 6, 2020
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- BY: IVAN PEREIRA and AARON KATERSKYThe 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 incident in the third degree," […]
  • Coronavirus updates: 8th state surpasses 100K cases July 6, 2020
    Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, JON HAWORTH and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 535,000 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 Systems […]
  • Children killed as gun violence mars holiday weekend in Chicago, Atlanta July 6, 2020
    carlballou/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON and BENJAMIN STEIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A rash of shootings in Chicago and Atlanta marred the Fourth of July weekend and left the families of three children grieving over their deaths.At least 72 people were shot in Chicago since early Friday morning -- 15 fatally -- including a 7-year-old girl who […]
  • Severe storms and flash flooding in the East, gusty winds set to fuel wildfires in the West July 6, 2020
    ABC NewsBy 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 evacuation for an […]
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  • Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid heightened demand for delivery due to coronavirus July 6, 2020
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- BY: KELLY MCCARTHYAs demand for contactless delivery, take-out dining and other food delivery service options continues to soar amid the coronavirus pandemic, Uber has announced its $2.65 billion plan to acquire Postmates.After a failed attempt to acquire Grubhub last month, the popular ride-hailing service will deliver on a deal with another […]
  • Supreme Court says government debt collectors can't robocall cellphones July 6, 2020
    Tero Vesalainen/iStockBy DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down rules allowing government debt collectors to use cellphone robocalls while banning all other groups using the same technique.Six justices said the government carve out in a 1991 law broadly prohibiting robocalls to cell phones and home phones violates free speech […]
  • After 30 years, Lucky Brand files for bankruptcy amid COVID-19 crisis July 6, 2020
    belterz/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- After 30 years, Lucky Brand has filed for bankruptcy amid the coronavirus pandemic.On Friday, it was announced that the Los Angeles-based company, formally known as Lucky Brand Dungarees, LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to millions of dollars in outstanding debts owed to lenders.The denim brand […]
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  • WNBA dedicates 2020 season to social justice efforts July 6, 2020
    iStock/olcaytoibili(NEW YORK) -- BY: MEREDITH DELISOThe WNBA and WNBPA announced on Monday that they will be putting work into social justice and honoring the Black Lives Matter movement in the 2020 season.This includes a new platform, The Justice Movement, and a social justice council, as players have been increasing their efforts to support social justice […]
  • Washington Redskins considering changing name just to be 'politically correct': Trump July 6, 2020
    ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- BY: OLIVIA EUBANKSPresident Donald Trump on Monday weighed in on the Washington Redskins football team and Cleveland Indians baseball team considering changing their names -- names Native Americans have long complained are racially offensive.While he didn't flat-out say he’s opposed to a change in their names, he tweeted that the franchises are […]
  • Trump lashes out at Bubba Wallace, NASCAR over noose investigation, Confederate flag ban July 6, 2020
    Official White House Photo by Tia DufourBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at NASCAR's only full-time Black driver on Twitter Monday morning, demanding he apologize for an investigation into an apparent noose found in the driver's garage.In the same tweet, the president also blasted NASCAR for banning Confederate flags from […]
  • Report: Redskins' minority owners looking to sell shares in team July 6, 2020
    33ft/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The minority owners of the Washington Redskins are reportedly looking to get rid of their shares in the NFL team.The Washington Post reports Robert Rothman, Dwight Schar and Frederick W. Smith have enlisted the help of an investment banking firm  to search for possible buyers.The three businessmen, […]
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  • Kevin Hart is a "real-life Rambo" in new 'Die Hart' trailer July 6, 2020
    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Kevin Hart is this summer's biggest action star in the upcoming Quibi series Die Hart. On his 41st birthday, Kevin Hart has one wish: for everyone to enjoy the trailer to his new action-thriller, also starring John Travolta.  "Prepare to be blown away, damn it," he wrote on Instagram sharing the trailer. Die Hart is [so] good! It's that simple. P.S... It's my […]
  • Gigi Hadid slams report she's disguising her baby bump July 6, 2020
    Foc Kan/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Just because Gigi Hadid has yet to show off her baby bump doesn't mean she isn't proud of it.  The supermodel made it known on Saturday that there's some things in her life that she's entitled to keep under wraps. The 25-year-old exchanged strong words with British Vogue on Saturday when the publication touted her […]
  • Tom Hanks says 'Greyhound' skipping theaters for AppleTV+ is "an absolute heartbreak" July 6, 2020
    © 2019 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved.(LOS ANGELES) -- One of the casualties of the war on coronavirus in the world of entertainment was Tom Hanks World War II naval drama Greyhound.  In an interview with The Guardian, Hanks describes the decision to bring the movie to streaming instead of the theater was "an absolute heartbreak."  The two-time Oscar winner, […]