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NYC deli owner stabbed in the neck three times by thieving duo
A Brooklyn deli owner was stabbed three times in the neck by robbers Thursday, police sources said. The 44-year-old deli owner was behind the counter at Friendship Deli at 5 Bradford Street in Cypress Hills around 2:45 p.m. when the man and woman came behind the counter and stabbed him, the sources said. The two...
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New home unveiled for flood victim after losing landmark log cabin
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17-year-old killed in drive-by shooting
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Boy attends virtual school with grandma's help
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Social Security scam steals $4K from woman
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Governor, wife test positive for Covid-19
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Neighborhood fed up with smelly sinkhole
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French Quarter restaurant reports Hepatitis A
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Amazon launches flying camera for the home
Technology giant also unveiled a new gaming platform, a line of entertainment products and car security gear.
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Grieving alone during the pandemic is hard. RBG’s memorial might be helping us cope.
As thousands come to pay their respects, a massive outpouring is just what we needed.
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Yankees giving Clarke Schmidt audition for MLB playoffs start
Clarke Schmidt is being lined up to start the Yankees’ season finale and that could be an audition for him being part of the postseason roster if the Yanks advance beyond the first round. Schmidt would start Sunday against the Marlins. If that goes well, the Yankees would think about adding him to the roster...
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James Carafano: Latest Iran sanctions are a big deal – here are 3 reasons why
As promised, the U.S. this weekend reimposed arms sanctions on Iran.
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Oregon's once presumed youngest coronavirus victim actually tested negative for virus: report
One family is pushing for answers after new testing verified their son was not infected with coronavirus when he died, as originally reported by state officials, one outlet wrote.
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Deon Kay mourned as a young man ‘creating plans for his future.’
The 18-year-old was fatally shot by D.C. police on Sept. 2 in Congress Heights.
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Mark Cuban calls for $1,000 stimulus checks every two weeks through November
Mark Cuban is once again pushing the idea that every American household should receive $1,000 bi-weekly stimulus checks for the next two months.
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White House rips ‘appalling’ booing of Trump at RBG memorial
WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday rebuked the “appalling” booing of President Trump by mourners as he paid his respects to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “I think the chants were appalling but certainly to be expected when you’re in the heart of the swamp,” press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters during a White...
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Which Politicians Support Mark Cuban's Idea for $1,000 Stimulus Check Every Two Weeks?
Here are the politicians who support Mark Cuban's coronavirus relief plan.
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Rep. Jim Jordan wants to know if the FBI is investigating Hunter Biden
A leading Republican congressman demanded Thursday that the FBI reveal whether it’s investigating allegations of “potential criminal activity” by the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. In a two-page letter, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) called on FBI Director Christopher Wray to write back regarding what he called the “explosive report”...
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Will the public trust a Covid-19 vaccine?
Gaining the confidence of American people in the processes and systems that lead to the development and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines is essential. Only then will we have any hope of realizing the full potential of these vaccines to control this pandemic, writes Edgar Marcuse
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L.A. County D.A. hands off review of fatal LAPD shooting involving daughter of top police union official
D.A. Jackie Lacey has handed off an investigation tied to an LAPD officer whose father is a powerful police union figure. The union has donated to Lacey's reelection campaign.
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Samuel Magaña, Mexican immigrant who rose to become L.A.'s tortilla mogul, dies at 88
Samuel Magaña immigrated to the U.S. by himself at 14. He eventually founded Diana's Mexican Food Products with his wife. On Monday, he died at 88.
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FBI warns of ‘foreign actors’ spreading disinformation on election results
The FBI issued a warning to “raise awareness” of the threat posed by disinformation in the wake of the 2020 elections. The goal of foreign interlopers and cybercriminals would be to use bogus websites and social media “in an attempt to discredit the electoral process and undermine confidence in U.S. democratic institutions,” the FBI and...
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Trump administration takes aim at international students again
The Trump administration is again taking aim at international students in a new rule that potentially limits the length of time students and others can remain in the United States.
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End Your Work Week By Video-Conferencing With Koalas for Save the Koala Day
In honor of Save the Koala Day (September 25), the Australian Koala Foundation's Facebook page is hosting a live video conference with a group of koalas tonight through tomorrow.
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Florida Republicans close in on Democrats' voter registration numbers
Republican voter registrations in the battleground state of Florida are closing in on Democratic numbers.
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How the coronavirus pandemic has impacted breast cancer
As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus crisis, other important health issues haven't gone away. October is breast cancer awareness month, and Nancy Brinker, the founder of the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Promise Fund of Florida, joined CBSN to discuss the impact the pandemic is having on breast cancer prevention and treatment.
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Amazon offers 18 percent off new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet
Following the launch of its latest Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, Amazon is already dropping the price on the highly-rated device. You can currently save 18% on the Fire HD 8 Plus — lowering the original price to just $89.99 for the 32GB model and $119.99 for the 64GB tablet. The tablet has received over...
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Judge dismisses Playboy model’s defamation suit against Tucker Carlson
>A federal judge on Thursday tossed a lawsuit filed by former Playboy model Karen McDougal that claimed she was defamed by Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s comments about her alleged affair with Donald Trump in 2006. Carlson had accused McDougal of shaking down Trump for $150,000 in exchange for her silence about an alleged 10-month...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans’ on Hulu, a Zillion-Jokes-a-Second Battle Royale for DC Nerds
Something something wormhole something something.
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UFC 253 'Embedded,' No. 4: Dominick Reyes prepares to enter battle alongside three brothers
Ahead of UFC 253, Dominick Reyes and his brothers hit the beach, Jan Blachowicz welcomes his training partner out of quarantine, and more        Related StoriesUFC 253 faceoff video: Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa, Dominick Reyes vs. Jan BlachowiczUFC 253 breakdown: Who remains undefeated after Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa's historic clash?Video: Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa verbally spar at UFC 253 press conference 
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Century 21 plans hundreds of layoffs ahead of November store closings
Bankrupt off-price retailer Century 21 plans to lay off hundreds of workers when its 13 stores close for good this fall, records show. The beloved chain, which carried high-ends brands at bargain prices, will shut its New York, Pennsylvania and Florida stores by Nov. 22 after the coronavirus pandemic forced it into bankruptcy earlier this...
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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, officials condemn 'agitators' planning to enter city for right-wing rally
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and city officials have publicly denounced an event scheduled to be held in the Oregon city on Saturday by alt-right and White nationalist groups.
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If Trump Won’t Go, Then What?
Readers react to the president’s pre-emptive dismissal of election results that go against him.
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Washington grandma holds would-be home intruder at gunpoint
A shotgun-toting Washington State grandma stopped a would-be home intruder in his tracks — and held him until police arrived. The granny, who only gave her first name, Sandy, told KIRO that a man was trying to break into her home Sunday night. She knew something was wrong when her dog started barking, she said....
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Amazon's Ring will sell a $250 security drone that flies around your home
Ring, the Amazon-owned home security business, introduced a flying camera on Thursday that may excite home-surveillance fans but is almost certain to rankle privacy advocates.
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Amazon unveils security drone to fly around your home
Amazon isn’t content to hear everything you say with its smart speakers. It now wants to see inside your home, too. The e-tail juggernaut unveiled a slew of new products at its annual fall hardware event on Thursday, including a security drone that flies around people’s homes on preset flight paths. The latest version of...
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What Sandy Alderson’s return means for the Mets’ front office
If Steve Cohen is approved as the Mets’ new owner in the coming weeks, a familiar face will oversee the team’s daily operations for him. Cohen announced Thursday his plan to install Sandy Alderson as the team president should the hedge-fund billionaire receive the 23 votes needed from MLB owners to complete his $2.475 billion...
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Mark Meadows says this is what Donald Trump is looking for in a Supreme Court pick
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows joined Fox News’ "Outnumbered Overtime" Thursday to discuss what President Trump is looking for in his pick for the Supreme Court.
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Police Declare 'Riot' In Portland, Ore. After Breonna Taylor Decision
Police said a crowd grew to nearly 300 people at one point, and skirmishes broke out between protesters and law enforcement. Thirteen people were arrested.
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Politico’s pretentious, error-filled hit against Amy Coney Barrett
It’s open season on Amy Coney Barrett, the appeals-court judge reported to top President Trump’s list of candidates to fill the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. Barrett is a devout Roman Catholic and a member of an ecumenical charismatic community, so naturally, Democrats and their media allies are trying to cast...
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Trump Wants You to Think You Can’t Get Rid of Him
His strongman threats are scary. But don’t forget that he’s weak.
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Man discovers 9-carat diamond at Arkansas state park
An Arkansas man visiting a state park uncovered a 9-carat diamond that he initially thought was glass, officials said. Kevin Kinard, 33, a bank branch manager from Maumelle, had been exploring Crater of Diamonds State Park with pals when he picked up a marble-sized gem that had a rounded, dimpled shape, according to park officials...
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US attorney looking into Russia probe also eyeing Clinton Foundation: report
US Attorney John Durham is expanding his probe into the origins of the Russia investigation and turning his sights on the Clinton Foundation, according to a report on Thursday. Durham, who was named by Attorney General William Barr to investigate “Crossfire Hurricane,” the FBI’s operation to examine any ties between the Russians and President Trump’s...
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Third Dead Body in One Month Found in New York City's Central Park
A large blood stain appeared on a white sheet where the victim seemed to have suffered a head wound, although it is unclear whether the man hit his head or it was injured in another way.
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Trump made a rare public appearance in DC to pay his respects to RBG. It did not go well.
Trump pays his respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court on Thursday. | Alex Brandon/Getty Images The viral footage serves as a reminder that Trump is a historically unpopular president. President Donald Trump was met with boos and chants of “vote him out!” when he went to the Supreme Court on Thursday to pay his respects to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump, who in an unusual twist was wearing a mask, and first lady Melania Trump made a brief appearance besides Ginsburg’s coffin at the top of the Supreme Court’s steps. As the Trumps stood silently, a nearby crowd made their displeasure with their presence known. After just a few moments, the Trumps got back into their limousine. Footage of the incident quickly went viral. As CNN White House reporter Kevin Liptak noted along with the video, “it’s rare for this President to see his opposition this up-close and in-person.” Trump at the court as crowd chants “vote him out” — it’s rare for this President to see his opposition this up-close and in-person pic.twitter.com/VEVkRHOkjM— Kevin Liptak (@Kevinliptakcnn) September 24, 2020 Indeed, the clip serves as a reminder that Trump is a historically unpopular president. As Harry Enten of CNN detailed earlier this month, Trump has never once hit 50 percent approval in a live interview poll since taking office. And his average approval rating of 40 percent is 6 points lower than that of Jimmy Carter, who previously had the worst performance in this metric among post-World War II presidents. CNN Trump is especially unpopular in large, blue urban areas like Washington, DC, where he was memorably booed when he was introduced during a World Series game last October. More recently, federal authorities forcefully cleared out protesters so Trump could have a photo op at a church across from the White House in June. Trump almost never makes public appearances in such cities, instead opting to mingle with paying customers at properties he still owns and profits from, hold political rallies in front of his fans in rural or exurban areas where lots of white people live, or participate in roundtable events in front of carefully vetted and friendly audiences. Of course, being historically unpopular didn’t stop Trump from winning the presidency in 2016, when, according to Gallup he was the most unpopular major-party candidate ever to run for office. But a significant factor working in his favor back then was that Hillary Clinton was the second most unpopular such candidate. Trump doesn’t have that working in his favor this time around. While the latest Gallup numbers indicate that Joe Biden’s favorability is underwater, his -4 spread (46 percent favorability versus 50 percent unfavorability) isn’t nearly as bad as Trump’s -16 spread (41 percent favorability versus 57 percent unfavorability). Admirers of Ginsburg who were at the Supreme Court while she was lying in repose on Thursday had specific reasons to boo Trump. By rushing ahead to nominate Ginsburg’s replacement before the election, Trump is disregarding her dying request — “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed,” she told her granddaughter. Not only is Trump disregarding her final request, but he repeatedly claimed on Monday without citing evidence that it’s somehow a forgery. “I don’t know that she said that, or was that written out by Adam Schiff and [Chuck] Schumer and [Nancy] Pelosi?” Trump said on Fox & Friends on Monday. “I would be more inclined for the second. You know, that came out of the wind. It sounds so beautiful, but that sounds like a Schumer deal.” Will you help keep Vox free for all? The United States is in the middle of one of the most consequential presidential elections of our lifetimes. It’s essential that all Americans are able to access clear, concise information on what the outcome of the election could mean for their lives, and the lives of their families and communities. That is our mission at Vox. But our distinctive brand of explanatory journalism takes resources. Even when the economy and the news advertising market recovers, your support will be a critical part of sustaining our resource-intensive work. If you have already contributed, thank you. If you haven’t, please consider helping everyone understand this presidential election: Contribute today from as little as $3.
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Dem challenger to Iowa Sen. Ernst shifts language on packing Supreme Court
Theresa Greenfield, the Democratic challenger to Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, on Wednesday evening walked back her opposition to increasing the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Milan fashion week: Everyone was invited to Prada’s show
Fashion's newest It couple just debuted their first collection under a very famous — and familiar — label.
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Sofia Vergara thought husband Joe Manganiello would be ‘a lot of work’
This week, a man was arrested for trespassing at the gated community where Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello live. The sought-after couple, who tied the knot in 2015, got engaged after just six months of dating. On this episode of “Hooked Up to Hitched” by Page Six, hosts Brian Faas and Eileen Reslen explore the...
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