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Thursday August 15th, 2019 morning edition

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What to Know A man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a standoff that lasted more than seven hours surrendered to police.

A man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a standoff that lasted more than seven hours has surrendered to police.

The suspect, identified by police as 36-year-old Maurice Hill of Philadelphia, then walked out of the home and was taken into custody by police.

"SWAT was able to successfully extract the two police officers that were trapped upstairs, as well as three prisoners," Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said.

Six Philadelphia police officers who were shot during a standoff in Nicetown-Tioga section have been released from the hospital.

Early footage of the dangerous shooting situation in Nicetown-Tioga reveals the moments an injured police officer was pulled from gunfire.

Police disptach captured the chaotic moments of a shooting in Philadelphia's Nicetown-Tioga section that injured six police officers. »

Popovich -- Kaepernick did 'a very patriotic thing'

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LOS ANGELES -- USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich said what former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has done to bring light to social justice and racial inequality "was a very patriotic thing.".

The show of patriotism I think is a bit inappropriate and that is not something that I think we want to emulate.

"He's probably going to be day-to-day kind of thing but probably won't practice the next couple of days," Popovich said. »

'Climate change contrarians' receive 49 per cent more media coverage than scientists, US study finds

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"Climate change contrarians" are getting 49 per cent more media coverage than scientists who support the consensus view that climate change is man-made, a new study has found.

It's not newsworthy that, from year on year, 97 per cent of climate scientists still think that climate change is occurring.

It comes after a recent study of 12,000 peer-reviewed climate science papers found that 97 per cent of scientists believed climate change was occurring. »

#TrumpRecession Trends as President Blamed for Rising Fears of Another Economic Meltdown

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Because the yield on the 10-year Treasury note broke below the 2-year rate," tweeted Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.).

On Twitter, Wajahat Ali, a contributing op-ed writer for the New York Times, rattled off several of Trump's failed promises that preceded fears of another crash.

#TrumpRecession — Swing Left (@swingleft) August 14, 2019 SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT Get our best delivered to your inbox. »