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Here's the latest for Tuesday August 5th: Trump and Biden will give virtual acceptance speeches; US officials dispute Trump's claim that Beirut was attacked; Virginia first to roll out pandemic app; New Guinea a biodiversity hotspot for plants.
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News video: Top Stories, Sports and Business News β€” August 4

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From an update on college sports to details on the global pandemic, here are the stories making headlines in the world of sports and business on Tuesday, August 4.

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Trump moves forward with nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

President Trump has announced his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Senate Judiciary Committee..
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Battleground Tracker Poll: Tight races in Georgia and North Carolina

A new CBS News Battleground Tracker shows Georgia remains a toss-up, with President Trump up just a point; it favored Biden by a point this summer. North..
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Biden on Barrett: Affordable Care Act is at stake

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the fate of the Affordable Care Act is at stake with President Trump's nomination to the Supreme Court. Justices..
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Analysis: Trump's Doubled Down On Appealing To His Base. And It's Backfiring [Video]

Analysis: Trump's Doubled Down On Appealing To His Base. And It's Backfiring

The percentage of voters who see President Donald Trump as conservative has jumped during his presidency compared to his 2016 campaign. But according to CNN contributor Harry Enten, that's not good news for Trump as the general election looms. In efforts to appease the base, Trump has failed to appeal to those outside of it. There are more Democrats and independents than there are Republicans in the electorate.

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Biden says Trump trying to overturn Obamacare with court pick

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called on the Senate to reject President Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court,..
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Biden says Trump using court pick as "loophole" to strike down Obamacare

Biden said Mr. Trump and Republicans believe "they've found a loophole in the tragedy of Justice Ginsburg's death."
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Majority of Michigan, Wisconsin voters think RBG Supreme Court seat should not be filled before election

The poll found Democratic nominee Biden leading Trump among likely voters 52%-44% in Michigan, and 54%-44% in Wisconsin.

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Beirut Beirut Capital and chief port of Lebanon

Local NGOs rally to rebuild Beirut in wake of port explosion [Video]

Local NGOs rally to rebuild Beirut in wake of port explosion

Lebanon’s political instability, failing economy, and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the Lebanese pound to lose 80% of its value, since August, according to the Associated Press.View on euronews

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Music tribute resonates across Beirut [Video]

Music tribute resonates across Beirut

Music from a destroyed church echoed through Beirut on Tuesday to mourn those lost in the August 4 port explosion and to pray for those who were wounded.

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'Completely flattened' - British aid worker describes Beirut rescue mission [Video]

'Completely flattened' - British aid worker describes Beirut rescue mission

Volunteer Suzie Cooper describes what it was like rescuing people andassessing half-toppled buildings in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion inearly August. She spoke with the PA news agency just hours before the Lebanesecapital was hit by a second disaster - a huge fire in the port just a monthafter the blast.

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Beirut sees huge fire at same site of previous deadly blast [Video]

Beirut sees huge fire at same site of previous deadly blast

Huge fire at site of last month's devastating explosion met with fear, anger and questions about incompetence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 04:18Published

Virginia Virginia State in the United States

What Is the Future of Black Appalachia?

We spoke to the curators of a cultural center in rural Virginia who have redoubled their efforts to help shape the future of Black Appalachia.
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Donald Trump hints at pick for Supreme Court [Video]

Donald Trump hints at pick for Supreme Court

US President Donald Trump teased his Supreme Court pick ahead of a plannednews conference on Saturday to announce his nomination. "We're going to benaming the nominee who hopefully will be on that court for 50 years," he said."The only thing I can tell you for sure is it will be a woman." Mr Trump alsocriticised the Democrats during a campaign rally on Friday at the NewportNews/Williamsburg International Airport in Virginia.

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Trump teases planned Supreme Court pick in Virginia

President Donald Trump teased his Supreme Court pick ahead of a planned news conference Saturday to announce his nominee. Trump was speaking to thousands of..
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'Blatant disregard and disrespect of Black people': Virginia district apologizes for segregated schools - 50 years later

The county operated segregated schools until 1967, nearly 13 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was..
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