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GM discontinues Chevrolet Sonic amid dismal sales and push toward EVs

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Source: General Motors General Motors confirmed plans Tuesday to discontinue the Chevrolet Sonic, a subcompact car once synonymous with a new era of U.S. small car production for the post-bankrupt automaker. Production of the Sonic at GM’s......
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Baseball’s Negro Leagues celebrate 100th anniversary

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live This summer marks the 100th anniversary of baseball’s Negro Leagues. But as the coronavirus pandemic makes public celebrations difficult, the baseball world had to improvise new ways to commemorate the occasion. Jim Axelrod reports. Copyright ©......
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Baseball’s Negro Leagues celebrate 100th anniversary

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live This summer marks the 100th anniversary of baseball’s Negro Leagues, and many are taking the chance to salute some of the best players baseball has ever seen. Jim Axelrod reports. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc.......
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Barack Obama Tips His Cap to Honor Negro Leagues

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Jenna West Former President Barack Obama joined a group of notable athletes and activists in tipping his cap to honor the 100-year anniversary of the founding of baseball’s Negro Leagues. The Tip Your Cap campaign launched online Monday with photos and......
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Trump calls Supreme Court rulings ‘shotgun blasts into the face’ of Republicans, conservatives

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., after a weekend in Bedminster, New Jersey, June 14, 2020. Yuri Gripas | Reuters President Donald Trump raged Thursday against recent Supreme......
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From the archives: Inside Masai Ujiri’s all-in wager to land Kawhi Leonard

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7:37 AM ET Anthony OlivieriESPN.com This story was originally published on Oct. 30, 2018. Today marks the anniversary of the Raptors’ first NBA championship. ON A GRAY August morning in 2015, Raptors president Masai Ujiri has had enough of an impromptu lockout. He’s outside a weathered basketball gym in Lagos......
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Barack Obama says protests across the country aren’t like the 1968 riots, which some think helped elect Nixon

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former President Barack Obama told America on Wednesday he doesn’t believe the protests that have erupted across the country are anything like those that reverberated in 1968, which many believed helped elect President Richard Nixon. “I’ve heard some people say......
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Watch live: Obama to urge Americans to make “real change” in wake of George Floyd’s death

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Obama is set to encourage Americans to make “real change” in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ensuing wave of protests.  The former president’s hope is “that we can turn protest into policy,” a person......
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Black tech CEOs explain why the killing of George Floyd hits so close to home

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here ShotSpotter CEO Ralph Clark ShotSpotter A lot of tech CEOs have voiced their outrage at the death of George Floyd, proclaiming in tweets that #BlackLivesMatter. Charley Moore is different — he can actually relate. Moore, the CEO of Rocket Lawyer,......
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‘Looting is not liberation’: George W. Bush calls for unity, equal justice during George Floyd protests

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday spoke out about the turmoil that has followed the death of George Floyd, saying he and former first lady Laura Bush are “disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country.” Bush,......
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Barack Obama says death of George Floyd at Minneapolis police hands ‘shouldn’t be normal in 2020 America’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Citizens, came to Mauer Park, to inspect and to take photos in front of the mural of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis of USA on Monday night, on May 29, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Abdulhamid Hosbas......
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How presidents have helped — or hurt — their VPs on the campaign trail

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “I have been very proud, very proud indeed to serve as vice president for President Ronald Reagan,” said then-vice president George H.W. Bush as he introduced the president at a campaign rally in California in 1988. Mr. Reagan was......
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This Day in Sports History: Ernie Banks Hits Home Run No. 500

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTcyNDgzMDQ3NjMzOTg2NjQz/this-day-in-sports-history–ernie-banks.jpg Elizabeth Swinton Fifty years ago today, Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks became the ninth player in MLB history to record 500 home runs. On May 12, 1970, a 39-year-old Banks launched his landmark 500th home run during the second inning of a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves. The 19-year......

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