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News Verifier Media Verified Top Stories 7-28-2021

Texas Gov. Abbott bans ground transport of potentially infected migrants into communities – Fox News
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order Wednesday banning the ground transportation of migrants who are potentially infected with COVID-19 into communities within the state. The move comes… [+2287 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:56:05Z

 

 

Covid-19 Breakthrough Infections in Vaccinated Health Care Workers – nejm.org
Breakthrough Infections Among 11,453 fully vaccinated health care workers, 1497 (13.1%) underwent RT-PCR testing during the study period. Of the tested workers, 39 breakthrough cases were detected. … [+9133 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T21:01:56Z

 

 

Ford Earnings Had a Surprise Profit. Its Stock Is Jumping. – Barron’s
Automotive giant Ford Motor posted a surprise second-quarter profit, shrugging off the impact of the global semiconductor shortage. Whats more, the company increased its full-year earnings guida… [+2918 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T21:00:00Z

 

 

Pokémon Unite’s Gengar is a good lesson for new players – Polygon
Pokémon Unites Gengar is a real bastard, and Im not the only one who thinks so. Look at the Pokémon Unite Twitter accounts request for feedback, or some choice gameplay clips on the games subreddit,… [+2511 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:30:00Z

 

 

France vs. Japan | Tokyo Olympics 2020: Men’s Soccer Highlights | NBC Sports – NBC Sports

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:27:58Z

 

 

Activision Blizzard employees walk out of work to protest rampant sexism and discrimination – The Verge
Wednesday morning, hundreds of Blizzard employees rallied outside the companys main campus in Irvine, California to protest the companys handling of sexual harassment and discrimination charges. They… [+4218 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:23:31Z

 

 

Elton John schools DaBaby after rapper’s homophobic HIV/AIDS comments – Salon

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:20:00Z

 

 

NBA Mock Draft 2021: Complete two-round projections for all 60 picks, starting with Cade Cunningham at No. 1 – CBS Sports
The 2021 NBA Draft is almost here so it’s safe to start making some reasonable assumptions about how this draft will unfold. Cade Cunningham is likely going No. 1 to Detroit. Jalen Green, Jalen Suggs… [+502 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:19:00Z

 

 

Senate infrastructure talks near deal – The Washington Post
The agreement soon paved the way for Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) to take the next legislative move: He announced plans to hold a key procedural vote teeing up the infrastructur… [+6989 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:11:03Z

 

 

CNN host presses CDC chief on mask guidance: ‘Why the hell’ do vaccinated ‘have to pay the price’ | TheHill – The Hill
CNN host John Berman on Wednesday pressed the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on why the agency updated its guidance to recommend that many Americans wear masks again… [+2916 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:09:47Z

 

 

Ex-New York senate candidate charged in Capitol riot asked friends to delete Jan. 6 videos – NBC News
A former candidate for the New York state senate charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol asked people to delete videos and photos of him inside the building after his friends began to get arre… [+2308 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:05:00Z

 

 

California now recommends indoor masks for everyone following CDC delta variant guidance – SFGate
The new guidance is not a mandate, save for a provision that adds adult and senior care facilities to a list of locations (public transit, hospitals, etc.) where masks were still required after the s… [+1221 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T20:03:58Z

 

 

Pfizer’s CEO says Covid vaccine effectiveness drops to 84% after six months – CNBC
The effectiveness of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine steadily declines over time, dropping to about 84% for vaccinated people about four to six months after getting their second dose, according to CEO Albe… [+3049 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T19:36:52Z

 

 

Twin meteor showers will peak tonight — but viewing may be tricky – Fox News
Two meteor showers will grace the night skies this week though the moon may make observing them nearly impossible. The Southern Delta Aquariids and the lesser Alpha Capricornids are set to peak on … [+2405 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T19:36:37Z

 

 

Alex Rodriguez and Melanie Collins hit same shops as Jennifer Lopez hours apart – Page Six
That could’ve been an awkward run-in. Alex Rodriguez and sports reporter Melanie Collins were spotted visiting some upscale pit stops in St. Tropez just two hours after his ex-fiancée Jennifer Lopez… [+2775 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T19:21:00Z

 

 

Spectrum Health to require COVID-19 vaccine for employees – WOODTV.com
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Spectrum Health is going to require the COVID-19 vaccine for all of its employees once the FDA approves it, the West Michigan-based hospital system announced Wednesday. Th… [+1644 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T19:02:36Z

 

 

‘Such a moron’: Pelosi heaps disdain on McCarthy for criticizing mask guidance – The Guardian
The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, on Wednesday heaped disdain on the Republican minority leaders criticism of Congresss new mask requirement a reversal of policy that reflected growing number of cases… [+3322 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T18:59:00Z

 

 

ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dead at 72 – Rolling Stone
ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, who played with the Texas blues-rock trio for over 50 years, died Tuesday at age 72. His rep confirmed the musician’s death, but said a cause of death was currently unknown… [+4836 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T18:53:08Z

 

 

Who is Jade Carey? Meet the gymnast stepping in for Simone Biles in the Olympics all-around final – CBS News
Jade Carey finished ninth in the qualifiers for the women’s all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics, behind two of her teammates. But on Thursday, she will compete for a medal — as a replac… [+3212 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T18:49:47Z

 

 

Senate negotiators reach deal on $2 billion Capitol security funding bill in wake of January 6 insurrection – CNN
(CNN)The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee have reached a deal on a roughly $2 billion Capitol Hill security spending bill in response to the deadly January 6 insurre… [+3307 chars]

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Time Stamp 2021-07-28T18:37:00Z

 

 

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