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Irish boxer withdraws from 2020 Tokyo Olympics after injuring ankle while celebrating – (Fox News)
Irish welterweight Aidan Walsh withdrew from his semifinal round match at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he injured his ankle while celebrating his victory in the previous round on Friday.

Dad sends heartbreaking text before death: ‘I should have gotten the damn vaccine’ – (Fox News)
A Las Vegas dad dying of COVID-19 sent his fiancée the heartbreaking text, “I should have gotten the damn vaccine” just before he succumbed, according to new reports.

Big Tech Announces Striking Pandemic Gains as Small Businesses Strain to Find Their Footing – (Time)
While the country's struggle with COVID-19 goes on, many of America’s largest tech companies announced enormous quarterly earnings this week.

Biden, Pelosi struggle with end of eviction ban | TheHill – (The Hill)
President Biden and congressional Democrats are locked in a stalemate over who bears responsibili...

Breyer rejects Maine church's attempt to block Delta variant restrictions that don't exist – (CNN)
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer denied a request Monday from a Maine church that sought to block the state from enforcing or reinstating Covid restrictions in the wake of the Delta variant surge

Lindsey Graham tests positive for Covid-19 - CNN Video – (CNN)
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has tested positive for Covid-19 after being fully vaccinated and has experienced "flu-like symptoms."

Latin America's resurgent left and Caribbean spurn U.S. policy on Cuba – (Reuters)
The United States doubled down on its tough stance and sanctions on Cuba after historic protests in the Communist-run island last month and said it would seek to support protesters.

US hits 70% vaccination rate -- a month late, amid a surge – (Associated Press)
The U.S. on Monday finally reached President Joe Biden’s goal of getting at least one COVID-19 shot into 70% of American adults -- a month late and amid a fierce surge by the delta variant that is swamping hospitals and leading to new mask rules and mandatory…

Expert: Breakthrough Covid-19 cases are expected - CNN Video – (CNN)
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a breakthrough cluster of Covid-19 infections that spread through the New York Yankees baseball team.

Meghan McCain on hypothetical Kamala Harris run to replace Biden: 'Ron DeSantis would put her in the ground' – (Fox News)
"The View" co-host Meghan McCain predicted Monday that Vice President Kamala Harris would lose to Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis if she ran to replace President Joe Biden in 2024.

Lindsey Graham tests positive for Covid-19 and has had 'flu-like symptoms' despite being vaccinated – (CNN)
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina announced Monday that he has tested positive for Covid-19 despite being vaccinated and has experienced "flu-like symptoms," but said that he now has only "mild symptoms" and is very glad he had been vaccinated …

‘Outnumbered' calls out top Democrats for mask, COVID hypocrisy: ‘Their actions betray their beliefs’ – (Fox News)
The ‘Outnumbered’ panel reacts to prominent Democrats violating their own COVID-19 mandates, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

Ex-NYPD lieutenant slams Mayor de Blasio for taking plainclothes officers off streets – (Fox News)
Former NYPD Lt. Dr. Darrin Porcher argues increase in crime in New York City is a 'byproduct of failed leadership.'

Sen. Lindsey Graham tests positive for COVID-19, despite being vaccinated – (Fox News)
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced Monday that, despite being vaccinated for COVID-19, he has tested positive for the virus.

Graham 1st vaccinated senator to test positive for COVID-19 – (Associated Press)
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying Monday he is “very glad” he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be “f…

China quietly sets new 'buy Chinese' targets for state companies - U.S. sources – (Reuters)
China's government quietly issued new procurement guidelines in May that require up to 100% local content on hundreds of items including X-ray machines and magnetic resonance imaging equipment, erecting fresh barriers for foreign suppliers, three U.S.-based s…

Taliban accused of ‘massacring civilians’ in Afghan border town – (Al Jazeera English)
US and UK accuse Taliban of killing dozens of civilians in possible ‘war crimes’ in Spin Boldak, south Afghanistan.

Graham says he has COVID-19 'breakthrough' infection | TheHill – (The Hill)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Monday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, even...

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham says he tested positive for COVID-19 – (Reuters)
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated, has flu-like symptoms and will be self-quarantining for 10 days.

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