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Trump backs proposed TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned app he's targeted for national security and data privacy concerns.
Pogacar crushes Roglic to seal Tour de France title

Pogacar crushes Roglic to seal Tour de France title

LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France — In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage Saturday before the finish in Paris, all but guaranteeing that he'll win the title at cycling
Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif.
Former Japanese PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrine

Former Japanese PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrine

TOKYO — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has visited a shrine viewed by China and both Koreas as a symbol of wartime aggression.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

Ginsburg, a feminist icon memorialized as the Notorious RBG

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly. When court was in session, she often had her head down, sometimes leading visitors to think she was asleep. She once acknowledged that she did occasionally nod off.
US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S.
Hundreds of thousands still without power in Sally cleanup

Hundreds of thousands still without power in Sally cleanup

LOXLEY, Ala.

'The Vanishing Half' nominated for National Book Award

NEW YORK — Two of the summer's most talked about novels, Brit Bennett's “The Vanishing Half” and Megha Majumdar's “A Burning,” are on the National Book Awards fiction longlist.
Poland's senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

Poland's senior right-wing party moving to govern alone

An official with Poland's conservative governing party said Friday that the country's right-wing government coalition has collapsed, but other politicians talked of only a serious crisis.