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Trump tweets show heartless germaphobe ill-equipped to lead on Ebola

Trump tweets show heartless germaphobe ill-equipped to lead on Ebola

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opinion Gabriel Schoenfeld Opinion columnist Published 4:00 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in Congo a "public health emergency of international concern." Nearly 1,700 deaths have been reported since last year, likely an underestimate. For its potential medical consequences, the epidemic is a major worry across the globe, including for the United States. But in the age of Donald Trump, the political consequences could be the more alarming menace. Ebola is a highly virulent vir...
Imagining Mueller’s secret thoughts on Trump, Russia, Democrats & GOP

Imagining Mueller’s secret thoughts on Trump, Russia, Democrats & GOP

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opinion Jill Lawrence USA TODAY Published 3:15 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 Former special counsel Robert Mueller has said that he won't go beyond his 448-page report in testimony scheduled Wednesday before two House committees. But imagine the drama if he were to let loose and say whatever he wants:  Think of me as a hostage, tied to this chair, my wrists in handcuffs, a gag stuffed in my mouth. I can’t help you. Do you understand? You will have to help yourselves. ...
Skaggs’ funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Skaggs’ funeral, White Sox debut full netting

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AP Updated 2:27 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and the Angels have an off day between road series at Seattle and the Los Angeles Dodgers. NET GAINS The Chicago White...
Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion

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AP Updated 2:26 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 PORTRUSH, Ireland (AP) — No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug. It's on there with more than a century's worth of the best that have conquered the links to win the British Open. Lowry gazed at the oldest trophy in golf as he tried to soak up his storybook finish Sunday at Royal Portrush, a course wet from rain and then from tears. "I can't believe this is mine," Lowry said after his six-shot victory. ...