the NewsWorthy / Trump Targets TikTok, NRA Corruption Lawsuit & ‘A League of Their Own’ Reboot- Friday, August 7th, 2020

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The news to know for Friday, August 7th, 2020! 

We’re covering:

  • President Trump's formal action that could effectively ban WeChat and TikTok
  • what could save them both
  • why the New York attorney general is gunning for the NRA
  • how the influential gun-rights organization is fighting back
  • how many NFL players are opting out this season
  • why hundreds of thousands of people are getting together in South Dakota
  • the iconic movie from the '90s getting a reboot

Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!

Head to or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today.

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Trump Bans ByteDance Business: NBC News, The Verge, WaPo, USA Today

U.S. Lifts Global Travel Advisory: CNN, AP, Reuters, USA Today

How the U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak Compares: NPR, Newsweek, CNN, Johns Hopkins

WHO Chief on “Vaccine Nationalism”: NBC News, Al Jazeera, Reuters

NY AG Aims to Dissolve NRA: NY Times, NBC News, FOX News, Reuters, AP

NOAA Hurricane Season Outlook: NY Times, CNN, Axios, WaPo

66 Players Opt Out of NFL Season: AP, ESPN, CBS Sports

Sturgis Rally Begins: CNN, NY Times, WaPo, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Twitter Labels Government Accounts: Engadget, BBC USA Today, Twitter

'E! News' Canceled: CNN, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Instagram

'A League of Their Own' Reboot: Variety, Bustle

‘Mulan’ Skips Theaters: Vox, WSJ

Feel Good Friday - 96-Year Old Graduates: Reuters, NY Times, People