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  1. Climate change makes freak Siberian heat 600 times likelier, study says


    Nearly impossible without man-made global warming, this year's freak Siberian heat wave is producing climate change's most flagrant footprint of extreme weather, a new flash study says.

  2. Vatican urges bishops to report more sex abuse allegations to police in new manual


    The Vatican told bishops around the world on Thursday they should report cases of clergy sex crimes to police even when not legally bound to do so, in its latest effort to compel church leaders to protect minors from predator priests.

  3. Delays could kill probe into Trump Organization, N.Y. prosecutor warns


    A New York prosecutor on Thursday warned against allowing U.S. President Donald Trump to run out the clock on the Manhattan district attorney's criminal probe into Trump and his company.

  4. U.S. jobless claim numbers fall to pandemic-era low, but still 1.3M new applicants last week

    Virus Outbreak Florida Unemployment

    Initial claims for U.S. government jobless benefits fell to 1.3 million in the week ended July 11, the lowest level during the pandemic but still a troublingly high level for an economy four months into a global health crisis.

  5. Nick Cannon apologizes to Jewish community for 'hurtful and divisive' words


    Nick Cannon apologized to the Jewish community late Wednesday for his 'hurtful and divisive' words, a day after ViacomCBS severed ties with him for remarks made on a podcast.