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Thousands sign up as poll workers after LeBron James' efforts
The campaign is looking toward the next phase of the poll worker recruitment: a focus on cities where shortages remain.
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Rays sweep Blue Jays, will face Yankees or Indians in ALDS
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam and the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays won a postseason series for the first time in 12 years, overpowering the young Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep of their AL wild-card matchup. Renfroe launched the first playoff grand slam in franchise history...
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Ardeth Platte, Dominican nun and antinuclear activist, dies at 84
She also served as an inspiration for a character on the Netflix show “Orange Is the New Black.”
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Swarm of small earthquakes strikes Salton Sea area
The biggest of the temblors measured 4.4 magnitude and struck about 4:30 p.m. near the town of Westmoreland.
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Republican Senators Heavily Criticize First Donald Trump-Joe Biden Debate: 'S**tshow,' 'Brawl,' 'Exhausting'
Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma said President Donald Trump should "restrain himself a little."
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LeBron James helps recruit 10,000 volunteers to polls in black electoral districts
NBA superstar LeBron James has reportedly helped recruit 10,000 poll workers in black electoral districts for the 2020 presidential election. The James-fronted collective of star athletes — dubbed More Than a Vote — organized the rally to increase workers as part of the joint “We Got Next” initiative with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, The...
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Jan Blachowicz's UFC 253 win receives government approval back home in Poland
Newly-crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki after returning home to Poland after UFC 253.       Related StoriesJan Blachowicz's UFC 253 win receives government approval back home in Poland - EnclosureAngela Hill: Israel Adesanya, Colby Covington held to different standardsUFC on ESPN 16's Carlos Felipe calls 'bipolar' Yorgan De Castro a hypocrite 
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L.A. Unified's high-stakes bet that untested start-up can run its coronavirus testing program
The success of L.A. Unified's massive testing program depends on SummerBio, a company just started by a former business associate of Supt. Austin Beutner. The deal came outside the district's normal contracting process, under Beutner's emergency powers.
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NYC housing official busted for using phony parking placard
Vivian Louie, assistant commissioner for the city's Department of Housing Preservation and Development, faces up to seven years behind bars.
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It’s past time to pull the plug on Andrew Cuomo’s dictatorial pandemic powers
I don’t mean to alarm the good people of New York, but it’s important that they understand we are living under a dictatorship — with no end in sight. Who’s the autocrat in question? Why, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, of course. Perhaps because his father was governor before him, Cuomo may have grown up thinking of...
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Millennials vs. aliens in 'Save Yourselves!'
A young couple heads to a cabin in the woods to unplug, only to be stranded during an alien invasion. Rick Damigella reports.
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Anyone Else Want to See Trump ‘Shut Up’?
Our president as a terrible toddler.
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NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea weighs in on being top cop in 2020
"I haven't screwed up in the last 10 minutes."
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What's on TV Thursday: 'Let's Be Real' on Fox; MLB Playoffs
What's on TV Thursday, Oct. 1: "Let's Be Real" on Fox; MLB Playoffs; "CripTales" on BBC America
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Henrik Lundqvist was truly ‘The King’ in every way for Rangers
It isn’t the numbers and it isn’t the number 30 that will be raised to the pinwheel ceiling of the Garden when the time becomes right. It is the aura, it is the personality, it is the grace and it is the professionalism, competitiveness and, yes, the humanity of Henrik Lundqvist he bequeaths to New...
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Baby Yoda joins forces with firefighters in western US
Beleaguered firefighters in the western United States have a new force on their side: Baby Yoda. A 5-year-old Oregon boy and his grandmother delivered a toy version of the pointy-eared Force user to a donation center for firefighters on Sept. 12 along with a note that read: "Here is a friend for you in case you get lonely." (Sept. 30)       
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Man nabs $6M in PPP loans using sham ‘Game of Thrones’-themed firms
The fake North Carolina businesses were listed as Khaleesi LLC, The Night’s Watch LLC, and White Walker LLC.
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Should Mets keep Van Wagenen? Examining his hits, misses and one ‘ridiculous’ move
The Mets have missed the playoffs in each of the two seasons since general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s arrival, finishing a combined 112-110 over that stretch. From the “Come get us” dare that preceded his first season — after trading the organization’s top prospect in a deal for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz — to...
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Michigan mail-in voting: what to know
In Michigan, absentee ballots must be requested, but mail-in ballot applications are automatically sent to every registered voter. 
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12 spooktacular Halloween decorations for 2020 you can get on sale
These Halloween decorations for 2020 might be scary, but the savings sure aren't. Get outdoor lights, décor and more thanks to these deals.       
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Renfroe slam helps Rays sweep young Blue Jays in 1st round
Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam and the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays won a postseason series for the first time in 12 years, overpowering the young Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep of their AL wild-card matchup.
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Cybersecurity researcher hacks smart coffee maker with ransomware, uses it to ask for money
Avast senior researcher Martin Hron found a way to hack into a smart coffee maker and use the machine to ask for money.
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Real life Russell Stover given chocolate-themed wedding by candy brand
The bride and groom were pleased with how their nuptials turned out.
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Undecided voters left disappointed, frustrated by first presidential debate: Pollster Frank Luntz
The first presidential debate between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden was a "disastrous meeting for American democracy" that resulted in no clear winner, pollster Frank Luntz told "Special Report" Wednesday.
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This incredible indoor grill is on sale for almost 50% off
Delicious burgers and hot dogs await thanks to this incredible deal on one of the best indoor grills we've ever tried—the Philips smokeless indoor grill.       
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Angela Hill: Israel Adesanya, Colby Covington held to different standards
Angela Hill believes that while Israel Adesanya and Colby Covington made recent controversial actions and statements, they're held to different standards.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 16's Carlos Felipe calls 'bipolar' Yorgan De Castro a hypocriteUFC on ESPN 16's Yorgan De Castro learned the importance of backup plans from Greg Hardy lossJulianna Pena: 'I'm the only clear-cut answer' for a title shot after UFC on ESPN 16 
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September Madness: MLB stages 8 playoff games in 1 day
Shortly after noon in Atlanta, Nick Senzel of the Cincinnati Reds slapped the first pitch from Max Fried to right field for a single, starting a day of baseball unlike any that had come before.
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Appeals judges uphold lower court’s order to continue census count
The Trump administration had sought to block a ruling against earlier deadlines.
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Extremist group relishes in Trump's mention during debate
Trump refused to denounce white supremacy and militia groups during the first debate.
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Rays look like American League's best: Three takeaways from Tampa Bay's sweep of Blue Jays
Tampa Bay is on to the ALDS and has its eyes set on a run deep into October after sweeping the Blue Jays.       
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CNN 10 - October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020
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A U.S. Navy flight is tracked by Russian fighters over the Black Sea, coronavirus brings changes to U.S. political campaigns, and we travel from sea to sky.
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Veteran Groups Question Donald Trump's Commitment to Ending Wars, Support for Troops
"We've been at war for two decades. No one mentioned finding an end to those wars," Army veteran and CEO of Diesel Jack Media/Ranger Up, told Newsweek.
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'The Masked Singer' Season 2 Episode 2 Live Blog and Commentary
Judges have teased a truly wild episode, and we're ready to watch.
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House Democrats’ stimulus bill includes stimulus checks for illegal immigrants, protections from deportations
A massive stimulus package proposed by Democrats in the House of Representatives includes a number of items that will benefit illegal immigrants -- including an expansion of stimulus checks and protections from deportations for illegal immigrants in certain “essential” jobs.
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Fans to be allowed at World Series, NLCS in Arlington, Texas
Fans can take themselves out to the ball game for the first time this season during the NL Championship Series and World Series at new Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.
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State Liquor Authority’s unjust enforcement deadly to lockdown-strained bars, eateries
The State Liquor Authority, not COVID-19, is the biggest threat to newly relaunched indoor dining in New York City. While the infection rate outside a handful of neighborhoods remains barely more than 1 percent — and death and hospitalization rates are at rock bottom — the state booze Gestapo’s reign of restaurant terror runs on...
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Inside influencer Lindsi Lane’s $25K/month NYC apartment
The cherry-patterned wallpaper in the bathroom is also found in Scores strip club.
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Seven Shot, Wounded Outside Milwaukee Funeral Home
Seven people were shot Wednesday afternoon at roughly 12:45 p.m. while preparing to go into a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, funeral home. 
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Moderator Chris Wallace on the wild presidential debate: 'It was revealing'
The angry exchanges between President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden made it a challenging evening for the "Fox News Sunday" anchor.
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Billionaire Jorge Pérez selling Florida penthouse with private pool for $7.5M
The CEO of Related Group of Florida, which builds luxury condos, put his own on the market.
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The ‘Russiagate’ games politicized US intelligence, too
Evidence continues to mount that Obama officials’ drive to conjure up the Russiagate “scandal” in order to cripple the Trump presidency went well beyond politicization of the Justice Department. It now looks like then-CIA chief John Brennan drummed up a phony intelligence community “consensus” on Russian election meddling. In fact, two senior intel officials told...
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Far-right groups, feeling support from Trump, find fertile recruiting ground in the Northwest
The unrest roiling Portland, Ore., and other cities this year has been a powerful recruiting tool for organizations like the Proud Boys, Patriot Prayer and the Three Percenters. But not everyone who supports them is draped in camo and AR-15s.
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Kathie Lee Gifford talks her second act in life: 'All I ever wanted to do is be an actress and be a singer'
The former 'Today' co-host stars in the film "Then Came You" alongside former late-night host Craig Ferguson.
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Dodgers vs. Brewers lineups: Mookie Betts leads off; Edwin Rios at DH
The top of the Dodgers' lineup for Game 1 against the Milwaukee Brewers has a very familiar look. Edwin Ríos will play at designated hitter.
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Hollywood fears movie theaters 'may not survive' COVID-19 pandemic
"We fear for their future." That's studios and directors' message to Washington about the dire state of the movie theater industry.
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K9 finds 24 pounds of cocaine stashed in NYC pad’s secret ‘compartment’
A sharp-nosed police pooch sniffed out more than 24 pounds of cocaine that was stashed behind bathroom vanity in the Bronx apartment of an alleged drug trafficker. The Port Authority police K-9 Balu helped bust alleged trafficker, Cesar Chavez, 51, and two others in The Bronx who possessed $125,000 in cash and the large quantity...
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Facebook will reject ads that spread doubt on election results or methods
Facebook said Wednesday it will not accept ads that seek to delegitimize the results of the 2020 US election or that speculate voting will lead to illegitimate outcomes.
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