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What's keeping Washington from a virus deal, explained
Hopes that talks on a huge COVID-19 relief deal would generate an agreement soon are fizzling, with both the Trump administration negotiating team and top congressional Democrats adopting hard lines and testy attitudes. Now that President Donald Trump has issued a series of executive edicts and the national political conventions are set to begin, consuming the attention of both Trump and top Democrats, the talks seem to be on an indefinite pause. The urgency has evaporated now that rank-and-file lawmakers have been set free for the August recess, and while both sides still want an agreement — and pressure is likely to remain high — it’s looking more like a September legislating effort than an August one.

Biden on cusp of historic running mate announcement
Joe Biden is on the cusp of announcing the biggest, and possibly most consequential, decision of his political career with the unveiling of his running mate. Democrats close to the campaign say an announcement is imminent, and could come as early as Tuesday. The campaign has already been preparing, even as Biden himself spent some of the past week privately interviewing contenders in advance of his final decision.

Art, artifacts back on display for Israel Museum reopening
The Israel Museum on Tuesday pulled the priceless Dead Sea Scrolls out of a heavily fortified vault ahead of its reopening to the public following a five-month shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. The museum, Israel's largest cultural institution, closed down in March as the country entered lockdown. Most of the museum's 500 employees have returned from months of furlough ahead of Thursday’s reopening, which will also see the return of other treasured artworks and artifacts.

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Canceled: Big Ten drops the hammer on fall sports
The Big Ten Conference has decided not to hold any sporting events in the fall but will attempt to have a football season in the spring, according to sources.

Deion Sanders leaves NFL Network
Deion Sanders is no longer at NFL Network. Sanders is leaving the league-owned cable channel, John Ourand of Sports Business Journal. Although Sanders has received plenty of criticism in recent days for his comments about players opting out of the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ourand reports that it was Sanders who opted to [more]

Beaten, battered Jeremy Lin demands more protection in China basketball
NBA champion Jeremy Lin demanded better protection in the Chinese Basketball Association after he needed hospital treatment and temporarily lost his hearing following the Beijing Ducks' semi-final defeat. The 31-year-old complained of an array of injury problems after the Guangdong Southern Tigers edged the Ducks 88-85 for a hard-fought 2-1 series win, ending Lin's first season in China. Lin, who last year became the first Asian-American to win the NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors, was left bent double on court after his buzzer-beater missed, and appeared emotional following the defeat.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
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Does Pebblebrook Hotel Trust's (NYSE:PEB) CEO Salary Compare Well With Industry Peers?
This article will reflect on the compensation paid to Jon Bortz who has served as CEO of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust...

CNO Financial Group Declares Quarterly Dividend
CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share on the company's common shares. The dividend will be payable September 24, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 10, 2020.

Advancements in Polymer Materials Drive Opportunities in the Semiconductor and Sensor Sectors
The "Impact Assessment of Polymers in the Electronics Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Seattle's first Black female police chief announced her resignation after the city council voted to cut the department's budget and ax dozens of jobs
Carmen Best announced her resignation hours after the city council voted to reduce the department's $409 million budget by $3.5 million on Monday.

US Border Patrol agent arrested and charged with trafficking over 350,000 pills believed to be fentanyl
The suspect drove to the airport and unloaded two duffel bags into another vehicle. Officials later found nearly $330,000 in his home.

AOC slams New York Governor Cuomo over reopening schools in autumn
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken a swipe at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over his decision to allow schools to open this fall, a rare case of Democrat-on-Democrat sparring during the pandemic."If it's not safe enough for indoor dining, what makes it safe enough for indoor schooling?" Ocasio-Cortez asked in a tweet. "And restaurants actually have soap in the bathrooms."

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