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Legal Experts Not Surprised by Breonna Taylor ResultsThose hoping for murder charges against the police officers in the Breonna Taylor case took to the streets in cities across the US when no such charges were filed Wednesday. But the Louisville Courier Journal reports that many legal experts were not surprised. That's because of what the state attorney...
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Small hamlet named Swastika keeps name, despite complaint The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its name, despite a complaint that it symbolizes the hate and intolerance of the Nazi regime
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, right, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testify during the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing examining the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
Mnuchin and Powell back jobless aid and small business loansTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell say that the government’s top priorities in any new economic relief package should be to provide affordable loans to small businesses and further support for millions of Americans still unemployed
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Guy's Decision to Switch From Red Licorice to Black Was FatalA Massachusetts man's penchant for a polarizing candy apparently cost him his life. Per the New York Post and AP , the case study in the latest New England Journal of Medicine details what happened to the 54-year-old construction worker, who died after collapsing in a fast-food eatery last year. First...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a video screen remotely addressing the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. headquarters. This year's annual gathering of world leaders at U.N. headquarters will be almost entirely "virtual." Leaders have been asked to pre-record their speeches, which will be shown in the General Assembly chamber, where each of the 193 U.N. member nations are allowed to have one diplomat present. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responsesChina, Russia and the United States have clashed at the United Nations over responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic
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Florida prosecutors drop charge against Patriots owner Robert Kraft after court bars massage parlor sex videoFlorida prosecutors drop charge against Patriots owner Robert Kraft after court bars massage parlor sex video
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Trump's Niece: I Want My Money Back"For Donald J. Trump, his sister Maryanne, and their late brother Robert, fraud was not just the family business—it was a way of life." It may sound like the first sentence of a tell-all memoir, but it's actually the first line of a new lawsuit filed by Mary Trump,...
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This Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 booking photo provided by the McHenry County, Ill., Sheriff's Office, shows Andrew R. Polovin, one of two child welfare workers who investigated abuse allegations involving a 5-year-old boy allegedly killed months later by his parents, has been charged with child endangerment. Polovin, 48, of Island Lake, and Carlos J. Acosta, 54, of Woodstock, were arrested Thursday on two counts each of endangering the life of a child and one count of reckless conduct.  (McHenry County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Abuse investigator pleads not guilty in slain boy caseA former Illinois child welfare who investigated allegations of abuse involving a 5-year-old boy who was later beaten to death has pleaded not guilty to child endangerment and reckless conduct
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Lauren Boebert, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in Colorado's vast 3rd Congressional District, attends a freedom cruise staged by her supporters Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Pueblo West, Colo.   Boebert has wasted no time in courting the president, his base and national party leaders in her campaign to keep the seat in GOP hands. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Pistol-packing GOP House hopeful channels Trump in ColoradoAn unabashed, pistol-packing, social media-savvy and all-in-for-Donald Trump businesswoman has electrified the race to represent nearly half of Colorado’s landmass in Congress
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FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, absentee ballots to be counted are moved at City Hall in Garden City, Mich. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Post office defends on claims that cuts threaten electionOfficials from six states and the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to halt what they say are slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that threaten the upcoming presidential election
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A Tree Fell Through Her Roof. That Wasn't the Worst of ItRescuers in Alabama say Rosetta Kimbrough is lucky to be alive—though the Mobile resident probably wasn't feeling particularly lucky last Wednesday when Hurricane Sally sent a tree through her roof—a tree that was home to a nest of bees. Kimbrough found herself pinned to the bed as a...
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In this image made from UNTV video, Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour, President, of Yemen, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday Sept. 24, 2020, at U.N. headquarters in New York. (UNTV via AP)
Yemen's president urges Houthis to allow humanitarian aidYemen’s embattled and exiled president is urging the Iran-backed Houthi rebels to stop impeding the flow of urgently needed humanitarian aid
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