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July 23, 2019 - 11:19 am
(KMOX) - Macy's is pulling a line of decorative plates that compare food portion sizes to the size of jeans a person should be wearing off of its store shelves. A photo of the plates went viral after it was shared by a comedian/podcast host on Twitter and people started claiming it was promoting...
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July 23, 2019 - 9:47 am
(KMOX) - New York just became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats this week, after their governor signed a bill to join Canada and many European countries in outlawing the procedure that animal activists have labeled as cruel and unnecessary. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the ban Monday,...
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Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson, right, leaves his office in London, Monday July 22, 2019. Voting closes Monday in the ballot to elect Britain's next prime minister, from the two contenders Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, as critics of likely winner Boris Johnson condemned his vow to take Britain out of the European Union with or without a Brexit deal.(Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 6:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union "come what may." He defeated his rival Jeremy Hunt...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at George Washington University in Washington. Sanders’ campaign is building an aggressive, in-house media operation to take its candidate’s message directly to voters. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 23, 2019 - 2:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Bernie Sanders wanted to preview a speech about his signature health care plan, "Medicare for All," he did not opt for a traditional interview. Instead, he made an appearance on "The 99," his Democratic presidential campaign's in-house livestreamed show, a controlled,...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2013, file photo, then-FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. When special counsel Mueller testifies before Congress it will be a moment many have been waiting for, but it comes with risk for Democrats. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
July 22, 2019 - 2:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. Rep. Doug Collins, the top...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:35 pm
(KMOX) - The two-minute Nike commerial featuring controversial former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been nominated for a 2019 Emmy. The spot released in September highlights superstar athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams and others, and touches on the controversy of NFL players protesting...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. A Louisiana judge won't stop a lawsuit against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams defeating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard ruled Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the damage suit filed by attorney Antonio LeMon. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
July 19, 2019 - 8:48 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints and advance to the Super Bowl. State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that attorney...
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U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP)
July 18, 2019 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote Tuesday on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. The announcement came after Democratic Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer...
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July 18, 2019 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone and Trump came...
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July 18, 2019 - 2:42 pm
(KMOX) - Robert Downey Jr. nearly became as rich as the character he played, Tony Stark, over more than a decade of Iron Man. Entertaiment website, CBR , broke down how he earned between $396 - $435 million combined for the nine Marvel films he appeared in. He have known that the Marvel Cinematic...
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