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Kunnallisalan kehittämissäätiön teettämän kyselyn mukaan perussuomalaisten kannattajat sallivat ja vihreiden torjuvat muita useammin nimittelyn. Perussuomalaisten tukijat ovat keskimäärää valmiimpia siunaamaan miltei kaikenlaisten sanojen käytön yhteiskunnallisessa keskustelussa. Puhemies, asiamies ja muut vastaavat mies-loppuiset sanat ovat suomalaisten mielestä sallittuja sanoja kuvaamaan ihmisiä tai ihmisryhmiä poliittisessa ja yhteiskunnallisessa keskustelussa, ilmenee Kunnallisalan kehittämissäätiön teettämästä kyselystä. 88 prosenttia kyselyyn vastanneista hyväksyy nämä mies-loppuiset sanat täysin tai jossain määrin.
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LI park dedicated to late 9/11 responder who appeared in Congress with Jon Stewart
Late NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez — who became the face of suffering 9/11 first-responders during a moving appearance before Congress last year — was honored Monday with a park named after him. “My brother talked about taking care of each other and taking care of yourself. We hope this park [fits] in that mission,’’ said...
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Hungarian restaurant ‘reinvents the wheel’ for social distancing
BUDAPEST- Hit by a plunge in turnover after foreign tourists vanished, Michelin-starred Hungarian restaurant Costes has staged a skyline dining event on the Budapest Eye ferris wheel to generate sales in a coronavirus-proof environment. Costes owner Karoly Gerendai said that turnover at one of his reopened restaurants is down to about a tenth of pre-lockdown...
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Mookie Betts’ World Series showcase is just what baseball needs: Sherman
Mookie Betts is our Willie Mays. He is not as good as Mays because we can probably say that about every human who has ever walked our planet. Mays is our greatest living player and perhaps just the greatest to ever play baseball. But if Mike Trout is our Mickey Mantle, Betts is our Mays....
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‘Crazy’ beekeepers determined to make it in tough times
IOLA, Wis.— They wrote it right into their business plan — an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die. Building a business around bees is not for the faint-hearted. “You have to be a little crazy,” says James Cook, who, with wife Samantha Jones, started beekeeping...
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The Working Families Party, on the rise nationally, faces a defining test in New York
The Working Families Party endorsed progressive Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic presidential primary last year. When she dropped out earlier this year, the party threw its support to Sen. Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist from Vermont.
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UK accuses Russian intelligence agency of hacking 2020 Olympics
The British government has accused the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service, of carrying out cyberattacks on officials and organizations involved in planning the 2020 Olympics.
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Elderly woman shoved onto subway tracks during fight on NYC platform
A brute shoved a 73-year-old grandma onto the subway tracks during a fight on a Brooklyn platform, police said Monday. The encounter unfolded around 1:45 p.m. at C train’s Clinton-Washington stop, where an unknown man got into a fight with the elderly woman’s husband and grandson in his 30s, according to police and sources. The...
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At least 18 West Virginia Covid-19 outbreaks linked to church services, governor says
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice says that 13 counties in the state have reported outbreaks of Covid-19 at churches.
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Why Canadians can't look away from the US vote
It's a reflex many Canadians can't shake; watching the US election campaign is like rubber-necking a car crash across the highway. It's riveting, at times terrifying. Above all, you fear the debris could actually fall your way.
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‘James Bond’ coordinator explains why he spent over $70G on soda for Daniel Craig stunt scene in new movie
Coca-Cola was used for an unexpected reason on the set of "No Time to Die."
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White House official slams NY Gov. Cuomo over 'highly irresponsible' comments on COVID vaccine
White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah ripped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday over what she called “highly irresponsible” comments about a possible coronavirus vaccine.
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New York bars wedding of a Brooklyn rabbi's grandson expected to draw 10,000 people
The wedding of a Brooklyn rabbi's grandson that was expected to draw upwards of 10,000 people has been barred by a New York state order, according to state officials.
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Phil Mickelson, Charles Barkley to face Peyton Manning, Steph Curry in golf match benefiting HBCUs
“The Match” is back.
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Royal Navy using flying Iron Man-style jet suits to practice storming enemy ships
This is the incredible moment the Royal Navy is seen practicing confronting enemy ships with a real life Iron Man-style jet suit. In one video, a man clad in the suit is seen flying through the air from a sea vessel before landing on a ship. He then makes his way back to the vessel...
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Exclusive: Syria Demands Sanctions Relief, US Troop Pullout in Return for Help with American Captives
Lebanese General Security director Major General Abbas Ibrahim brought to Washington a list of demands for Damascus including sanctions relief and closing Al-Tanf garrison in exchange for help on returning Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz, Newsweek has learned.
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Court Vacates Trump Administration Rule That Sought To Kick Thousands Off Food Stamps
The USDA rule "radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice" and would have added new burdens during a global pandemic,
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San Diego schools won’t count attendance or late work toward grades
In a possible preview of New York City Department of Education policy, San Diego schools will no longer consider late work, attendance or behavior when determining final grades. The San Diego Unified School District school board voted unanimously for the changes, arguing that the now-ousted metrics exacerbate racial inequity. Some New York City schools have...
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Facebook's Effort to Suppress the Hunter Biden NY Post Story Gave it Half the Reach of Major Anti-Trump Scoops
While Twitter's actions had little impact on the reach of the story, data shows that Facebook's suppression of the article caused it to reach roughly half the readers that major anti Trump scoops did.
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A 'Herculean' effort: States finalize their COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans
State public health departments say they're ready to leap into action as soon as a COVID-19 vaccine is approved but caution much is still unknown.      
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Early Voting 'Bonkers' in Texas as Dems Aim to Win State for First Time in 44 Years
The last time a presidential candidate won the Lone Star State was Jimmy Carter in 1976.
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Pennsylvania reaches record high voter registration before deadline
About 9 million people in a state of roughly 13 million have signed up.
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US to collect, return asteroid sample for 1st time
A spacecraft circling an ancient asteroid 200 million miles away will attempt to descend to its surface Tuesday. The OSIRIS-REx mission aims to bring back at least 60 grams of asteroid Bennu, the biggest otherworldly haul from beyond the moon. (Oct. 19)       
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Even 'Seinfeld' cast thinks Trump's awkward dance moves are worse than Elaine's
'Melania deserves an Emmy for acting like she's attracted to THIS,' 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus tweeted about Trump's dancing at a recent rally.
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Stunning footage of Chadwick Boseman’s final role released by Netflix
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" hits select theaters in November and will stream on Netflix on Dec. 18.
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Cold water may be an effective defense against dementia
Polar bear plungers may be uniquely protected against some degenerative brain diseases.
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Analysis: A CNN reporter went to two different QAnon events. Here's what he found
I spent my last two Saturdays going to two very different QAnon events.
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JP Buys vs. Nate Smith added to Dana White's Contender Series on Nov. 17
Will the third time be the charm for the booking between JP Buys and Nate Smith?        Related StoriesJP Buys vs. Nate Smith added to Dana White's Contender Series on Nov. 17 - EnclosureUFC 254 'Embedded,' No. 1: The champ is hereMatchup roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Oct. 12-18) 
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Trump rips Cuomo’s ‘tremendously poor leadership’ amid COVID-19 book tour
President Trump on Monday ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo for releasing a book celebrating his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which the state has reported killed 25,659 people. In a series of tweets, the commander-in-chief said the three-term Democrat had nothing to be proud of. “Governor Cuomo has shown tremendously poor leadership skills in running N.Y....
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Florida detective finds 'most gruesome crime scene ever' at couple's murder-suicide
A Florida homicide detective called to a murder-suicide over the weekend called the crime probably the most gruesome he has ever seen.
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How imperiled is our democracy? ‘The Race’ wants you to weigh in.
Georgetown and Sojourn Theatre revive a 2008 live format online for the 2020 election and the covid-19 era.
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COVID Patients Have 'Organ Abnormalities' Months After Testing Positive for Virus, Initial Study Findings Show
MRI scans showed tissue abnormalities in the lungs of 60 percent of patients, in the kidneys of 29 percent, in the hearts of 26 percent and in the livers of 10 percent.
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Distinguished NHL broadcaster Mike 'Doc' Emrick announces his retirement
Mike "Doc" Emrick, NBC's longtime voice of NHL coverage, announced Monday he is retiring from broadcasting after 50 years of covering the sport.
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New book details the destructive, booze-fueled antics of WeWork CEO Adam Neumann
Despite his cult-like following, WeWork’s eccentric CEO and co-founder Adam Neumann's destructive, booze-fueled antics ultimately torpedoed his company’s IPO, according to a new book.
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Maple Leafs' Joe Thornton spoke to NFL great Joe Montana before leaving Sharks
It’s a difficult decision for any athlete to leave a franchise where they spent the majority of their career playing. For NHL forward Joe Thornton the decision to leave the San Jose Sharks after 15 seasons was made easier after a conversation he had with Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana
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Letters to the Editor: Superstitions aside, will Dodger fans finally get World Series reward?
Letters about the Dodgers advancing to the World Series from readers to the Los Angeles Times Sports department.
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Cole Haan takes up to 60 percent off sitewide for The Great Fall Sale
If you’re in need of some fresh Cole Haan styles for the new season, then you have to check out the brand’s The Great Fall Sale. During the event, Cole Haan is taking up to 60% off all its best-selling kicks. You’ll find discounts across the site on a variety of pumps, loafers, sneakers and...
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Disneyland workers tell California governor: The theme park can reopen safely
The Coalition of Resort Labor Unions says Disneyland will be able to open safely thanks to all the precautions the company has taken.      
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Despite Objective Advantages, Biden Campaign Keeping Optimism in Check
This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. You’d be forgiven for sensing a disconnect between perceived reality and the political rhetoric coming out of Joe Biden’s high command this weekend. It’s not an accident. Even as…
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Can a 2-Week ‘Circuit Breaker’ Lockdown Curb COVID-19? The U.K. May Be About to Try
A fortnight is not too much to ask
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Trump Campaign Requests Debate Topics Change to Focus on Foreign Policy, Alleges Debate Commission is Helping Biden
The Trump campaign wrote in a letter to the commission that they agreed to a debate focusing on foreign policy and the topics having little to do with the foreign policy were picked to "insulate Biden from his own history."
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Why is Joe Biden so resistant to Trump’s attacks?
Try as he might, Trump can't seem to make people hate Biden.
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Egyptian grandfather becomes world’s oldest soccer pro
CAIRO – Egyptian grandfather Ezzeldin Bahader has been recognized as the world’s oldest professional soccer player after completing a second full match just short of his 75th birthday. Bahader was awarded the title by Guinness World Records on Saturday evening after missing a penalty kick as his team, 6th October, lost 3-2 to El Ayat...
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Microsoft Teams will use artificial intelligence to better reduce background noises in video conferences
During the coronavirus pandemic, co-workers connect via video conferencing. Microsoft's Teams has a new feature coming to reduce background noises.       
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Carnival Cruise rescues 24 people from sinking boat off Florida
These lucky boaters were cruised to safety.
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Cancer-stricken Rush Limbaugh says he can no longer deny he's 'under a death sentence'
Cancer stricken talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh provided listeners a somber update on his condition Monday after recent scans showed “some progression of cancer” which he said is “not dramatic” but still a step in the wrong direction.
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Biden campaign to remove retired general's image from ad after he objects
Joe Biden's presidential campaign will remove the image of a retired Army general from an ad after the general objected to his inclusion.
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No, There Is No Team Fortress 2 Netflix Series
This is a hoax that's really had some shelf life.
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New York Times columnist Cohen deletes tweets that 'did not meet' paper's standards
New York Times opinion columnist Roger Cohen deleted a pair of tweets Monday that he said weren’t up to the Gray Lady’s standards.  
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