Milicianos secuestran a unas cien personas en el noreste de Nigeria

Un grupo de milicianos ha atacado una localidad del estado nigeriano de Borno, en la parte noreste del país africano, y ha secuestrado a unos cien civiles, han asegurado este miércoles vigilantes locales y vecinos de la zona.
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
This Is Why the Young Protesters in Nigeria Are So Angry
Nigeria has been rocked in October by some of the biggest protests since military rule ended in 1999, resulting in dozens of deaths and rattling what had been considered a virtually unassailable political establishment. Thousands of youths have taken to the streets to vent their anger about police brutality by marching, barricading roads and bridges and setting buildings and vehicles alight. The authorities initially struck a conciliatory tone and agreed to policing reforms, but their response h
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Live Updates: 2020 election sees at least 58 million ballots cast so far
The 2020 presidential race between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has seen at least 58 million people cast their ballots so far.
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Live Updates: Senate expected to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court
The Senate is set to vote Monday evening to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.
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Florida police chief dies in small plane crash
Ocala chief Greg Graham was piloting the single-engine aircraft when it went down near the Marion County Airport, officials said.
3-year-old boy among those injured in Philadelphia during weekend shootings that left 5 dead
A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot during a violent weekend in Philadelphia.
Roe v. Wade ruling matters, but mostly as a symbol. It has not protected abortion rights.
Abortion rights don't hinge on whether a new Justice Amy Coney Barrett votes to overturn Roe. They're already at death's door by a thousand smaller cuts.
Trump ad snips Biden’s comments on taxes out of context
Joe Biden keeps saying he will raise taxes on people making more than $400,000, so this ad clips out the number over and over.
'He deserves it': Clayton Kershaw sets up Dodgers for first World Series title in 32 years
The narrative that Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw can't win the big one in October is on the verge of being shredded forever.
Chinese leaders meet to chart economic course
China's top leaders meet behind the doors to map out their political and economic agenda for the next five years, as the ruling Communist Party hopes to capitalize on their rapid containment of the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Steven Jiang reports.
Column: No longer an October failure, Clayton Kershaw is a win away from becoming a champion
For Clayton Kershaw, the look of devastation from previous postseasons was replaced by an occasional smile following the Dodgers' Game 5 win over the Rays.
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US hits highest 7-day average of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began
The latest surge of Covid-19 infections has brought the seven-day average of new daily cases to heights not seen since the pandemic began.
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China's top leaders meet to plan next five years as coronavirus rebuilding begins
China's top leaders are meeting behind closed doors in Beijing on Monday to map out their economic and political agenda for the next five years, as the ruling Communist Party looks to capitalize on its containment of the coronavirus epidemic.
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Plaschke: Can you feel it? Dodgers one win from conquering 32 years of October heartbreak
After 32 long years, the Dodgers are on the verge of finally putting seemingly countless October failures behind them in exchange for World Series glory.
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Joc Pederson making it a 'Joctober' to remember for Dodgers
Joc Pederson was nearly traded away by the Dodgers before the season even started, but he's lived up to his "Joctober" nickname in the World Series.
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SE Cupp: We need leadership to fix Covid-19
In the first installment of SE Cupp's "What Come Next?" series, she sits down with experts Leana Wen, Julian Zelizer and Tom Nichols to discuss how the US should move forward with the pandemic.
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New Mexico lawmaker flees home after threats over social distancing
A New Mexico state Senator fled his home Sunday after receiving multiple intimidating voicemail messages over the weekend, saying the threats were connected to his recent criticisms of a local protest against COVID-19 restrictions where many attendees were not wearing masks or social distancing. Jacob Candelaria received the messages, which included homophobic slurs against the...
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'Home, home, home!' How Dodgers foiled Manuel Margot's stealing home gamble
Max Muncy's shouting coupled with some quick-witted baseball instincts by Clayton Kershaw prevented the Rays' Manuel Margot from stealing home in Game 5.
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Election Updates: Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme Court
The latest: The confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett could sway voters in key Senate contests. President Trump and Joe Biden made their closing pitches on “60 Minutes.”
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Blake Treinen repaid Dodgers’ confidence with World Series save
After watching his star closer stumble the previous night, manager Dave Roberts chose a different course in the ninth inning in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday. Blake Treinen was chosen to get the final three outs and succeeded, earning the save in the Dodgers’ 4-2 victory over the Rays. The veteran right-hander...
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'No denying there's a problem': Unable to claw back in Game 5, Rays are pushed to the brink vs. Dodgers
The Tampa Bay Rays had some great opportunities in their Game 5 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, but were unable to rally all the way back.       
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Homeless man accused of intentionally setting NJ fire that killed two people
A homeless man was charged for allegedly setting fire to a New Jersey apartment building that left two people dead and nine injured, authorities announced Sunday. Brandon Adams, 34, is accused of intentionally igniting the early Sunday morning fire in Camden, the county prosecutor’s office said. Authorities drew that conclusion “based in part on assistance...
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Dodgers authored beautiful response to crushing World Series loss: Sherman
The Dodgers reacted to one of the worst losses in their history like champions. So now they are one victory away from actually calling themselves that. Mookie Betts, Corey Seager and Clayton Kershaw quickly established yesterday was yesterday, so tomorrow the Dodgers are in position to clinch their first title since 1988. Saturday was for...
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Cardinals hand Seahawks stunning first loss in wild overtime finish
The Seahawks lead for all of regulation and the Cardinals squandered its first chance to win in overtime, but Arizona still prevailed.       
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Drew Barrymore gets emotional while discussing divorce from Will Kopelman
Drew Barrymore cried while discussing her 2016 divorce from husband Will Kopelman during a revealing interview on Sunday morning. The 45-year-old actress reflected on the failure of the four-year marriage on Sunday’s Today with Willie Geist. “I really did not take divorce well. I took it really hard. Even now, I’m just like, oh, it’s such...
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Kamala Harris bursts out laughing when asked if she has socialist perspective
Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., burst out laughing when asked during an interview Sunday if she would advocate for a “socialist or progressive perspective” if elected.
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Las Vegas dad allegedly kills infant daughter by tossing her off apartment balcony
A Las Vegas father was arrested for allegedly throwing his 2-month-old daughter from a second-floor apartment balcony on Saturday morning, resulting in the tot’s death, police said. The suspect, identified as 32-year-old Clarence Martin Jr., is also accused of setting the apartment on fire after getting into a feud with his girlfriend — the infant’s...
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NFL Week 7 overreactions: Kyler Murray and Cardinals have arrived
SportsPulse: The Kliff and Klyer experiment got their first signature victory against Seattle in an instant classic. Mackenzie Salmon overreact to the biggest storylines from Week 7 in the NFL.       
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Food bank first-timers drive up demand
The Houston Food Bank gave out as much as 1 million pounds of food daily at the height of the pandemic as people suddenly found themselves unemployed and reluctantly accepting bags and boxes of free food for the first time in their lives. (Oct. 26)       
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Rays in familiar spot after huge World Series gamble backfires
ARLINGTON, Texas — Did baseball’s Little Engine That Could motor its way into a loss? For the third time this month, the Rays stand one loss away from elimination. The previous two times, first against the Yankees then against the Astros, they fought their way off the cliff’s edge and advanced deeper into the postseason....
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Clayton Kershaw’s epic playoff redemption is nearly complete
ARLINGTON, Texas — Boos, glorious boos. Didn’t you miss them? Boos rained upon Globe Life Field at about 9:30 Sunday night thanks to many of the 11,000-plus people on site — not a cardboard cutout to be seen, not a piped-in cheer to be heard — expressing their unhappiness over Clayton Kershaw getting a sudden...
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Pittsburgh Steelers Are Undeniably The Best NFL Team, For Now
The Steelers are the only unbeaten team remaining in the NFL, but it's how they're getting it done. Additionally, this schedule has them as a favorite.
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Dodgers defeat Rays in Game 5 of the World Series
The Los Angeles Dodgers are just one win away from the World Series crown after beating the Tamp Bay Rays 4-2 Sunday night.
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See the '60 Minutes' interview that Trump cut short
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appeared on CBS News' "60 Minutes." These are the highlights from their interviews.
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Analysis: The year 2020 is defined by lines
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Cardinals hand Seahawks first loss with wild overtime win
Russell Wilson and the Seahawks could not join the Steelers at 6-0, squandering a 10-point fourth-quarter lead and dropping their first of the season, 37-34, in overtime to emerging superstar Kyler Murray and the Cardinals on Sunday night in Arizona. Zane Gonzalez redeemed himself after missing a field goal try earlier in the extra session,...
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'Francesco' director discusses Pope Francis documentary with landmark comments about LGBT civil unions
A documentary on Pope Francis, "Francesco," made its U.S. debut Sunday, after the firestorm following Francis' landmark comments on LGBT civil unions.        
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Live updates: China's Xinjiang conducts mass testing for 4.7 million people
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Officials scrap plan to provide Santa Claus performers early COVID-19 vaccine access
A federal health agency on Friday nixed a plan by a Trump administration official to provide Santa Claus performers early COVID-19 vaccine access in exchange for their participation in a controversial federal public service campaign, a new report said. Under the Santa plan, drawn up by Michael Caputo, an assistant secretary at the Department of...
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Young YouTube influencers are increasingly marketing junk food to fellow kids, study finds
Kid influencers on YouTube are marketing junk food and sugary beverages to their fellow kids, and they're racking up billions of page views, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
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NFL Week 7 recap, scores and standings
The seventh week of the 2020 NFL season featured some undefeated teams looking to stay that way and one winless team trying to pick up that first mark in the win column.
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CBS Weekend News, October 24, 2020
Trump and Biden ramp up campaigns as election enters homestretch; Japanese sushi chef finds way to spice up deliveries during pandemic
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AOC tells Jane Fonda being Trump’s ‘public enemy No. 1’ is a good thing
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez considers herself “public enemy No. 1” in the eyes of President Trump. The Bronx-born congresswoman told actress Jane Fonda that Trump’s disdain for her is a good thing during an interview for “Fire Drill Fridays” last week. “If the worst and most authoritarian, borderline — or probably, actually — fascistic president in...
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Do Chargers have a kicker problem again? And is it spreading?
Beleaguered Chargers kicker Michael Badgley made two of three field goal attempts against Jacksonville but missed an extra point for the second straight week.
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The early voting window is closing
There are no more debates, no more town halls, and just 8 days -- yes, single digits -- until Election Day.
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'I get so serious sometimes': Sam Smith confronts broken heart on third album, 'Love Goes'
The 11 tracks that make up 'Love Goes' are loaded with raw, powerful lyrics that tell the story of love lost and the pain it can cause.       
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20 Best Playstation 2 Games on 20th Anniversary of Console's Release
The console launched in 2000 following the success of the PS1.
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This Day in History: Oct. 26
"Baby Fae,” a newborn with a severe heart defect, is given the heart of a baboon in an experimental transplant. President George W. Bush signs the USA Patriot Act, giving authorities unprecedented ability to search, seize, detain or eavesdrop in their pursuit of possible terrorists.
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