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4 police officers were killed in 7 days

Three of the four police officers killed in a week across the US each leave behind two children. The fourth was a young police academy graduate who was about to hit the streets on her own. Here’s what we know about the officers. An officer awaiting marriage North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf was…MORE

Here’s why Robin Roberts took home the NBA’s Sager Strong Award

Robin Roberts may not be shooting hoops anymore — but the “Good Morning America” host landed a touching a honor from the NBA Monday night. Roberts was awarded the NBA’s Sager Strong Award, named after the sideline reporter who died at 65 in 2016 after battling leukemia. The award is presented each year to an…MORE

FedEx sues US Commerce Department over export restrictions that affect Huawei

US delivery company FedEx has filed a lawsuit against the US government, arguing that it should not be required to enforce federal government export bans. The move comes after FedEx mishandled a couple of deliveries for Huawei, and failed to deliver a Huawei smartphone shipped from Britain to the United States. Huawei is the world’s…MORE

No Iran strikes, but Trump’s sanctions play still risks war

President Donald Trump balked at greenlighting a “cocked and loaded” military strike on Iran last week, but by tightening an already choking sanctions squeeze on the bitter US foe he might merely have selected a slower path to war. The administration’s high-risk Iran policy headed into even more dangerous territory Monday, signaling new punishments for…MORE

Amazon Prime Day will actually be two days this year

Amazon’s Prime Day will return for the fifth time next month, and this year the discount holiday will run for two entire days. Amazon announced that Prime Day this year will start at midnight on Monday, July 15, and run for 48 hours. The company boasts that the event will include more than a million…MORE

Seven days and seven examples of the alliance between Trump and Murdoch

Want to see how Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is at work for President Trump? Look around — you can’t miss it. In the past week: — The New York Post published and then mysteriously deleted a story about Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. — Fox News Channel’s newscasts and talk shows have barely mentioned Carroll’s…MORE