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Friday July 17th, 2020 morning edition

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The beginning of the new year comes with the irresistible urge to start over fresh, which means it's a great time to get a haircut.

This decade's first big hair trends include looks at every length that can be tailored to your hair texture and personal style.

For anyone with a blunt bob — the most popular haircut of the past few years — you probably already guessed that the cut will still be going strong into the next decade.

But there will be a few tweaks.

As seen on Kerry Washington, 2020's bob has textured, softer edges, and looks amazing whether you part it down the middle or off to the side.

Or, you can get the look instantly with the help of some clip in extensions.

VIDEO: The Five Biggest Haircut Trends of 2020. »

Israel keeps blowing up military targets in Iran, hoping to force a confrontation before Trump can be voted out in November, sources say

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This is part of a wider campaign to damage Iran or even pressure it into military confrontation before the November election, when President Donald Trump could be voted out, sources told Insider.

An EU official also told Insider that they feared Israel was planning to provoke Iran into military confrontation "while Trump remains in office.".

Israel would not be able to engage in such high-pressure operations if Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, were in office, the EU official added. »

Mary Trump’s memoir sells 950,000 on first day, setting a record for publisher

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“Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man” by Mary L. Trump has set a first-day sales record for Simon & Schuster, the publisher announced Thursday.

It is at once a revealing psychological portrait and a work of historic importance,” Simon & Schuster chief executive Jonathan Karp said in a statement.

Presale and first-day sales numbers are higher now than ever before — and more important to a book’s trajectory, akin to opening-weekend box-office numbers for movies. »

Target, CVS, Walgreens adding mask requirements to stores nationwide

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Target, CVS, Walgreens to also require masks at stores nationwide as COVID-19 cases rise.

Target, CVS and Walgreens are the latest retailers to announce that they, too, will require shoppers to wear masks or face coverings at stores nationwide.

The announcements come a day after Walmart, Kroger and Kohl's announced they would require masks starting next week as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. »