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After Complaints, Trump Administration Agrees To In-Person Election Threat Briefings

The nation's top intelligence official caused a stir last month when he canceled face-to-face updates for Congress. The Senate and House intelligence committees say he's agreed to resume them.
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Maurkice Pouncey becomes 2nd Steeler to remove Antwon Rose Jr.’s name from helmet
A second Pittsburgh Steelers player has decided to cover the name of police shooting victim Antwon Rose, Jr., on the back of his helmet. Steelers captain Maurkice Pouncey said he has he learned more about Rose’s death and decided to break from the team decision to wear his name on the back of their helmets...
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson rips down his own front gate during power outage
"Not my finest hour, but a man’s gotta go to work."
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Sen. Blumenthal demands AT&T drop push for ad-subsidized cell plans
US Senator Richard Blumenthal on Friday called on AT&T to stop pursuing plans to offer cellphone plans partially subsidized by advertising that he said would undermine consumer privacy. “Consumers expect that their phone and broadband providers are not spying on their phone calls and web browsing or using their private data for commercial gain,” Blumenthal,...
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'I worked with men all my life': 'Ratched's' women open up about their time in Hollywood
"Ratched" stars Sarah Paulson, Sharon Stone, Sophie Okonedo and Cynthia Nixon discuss their Netflix series, life in Hollywood and costar Judy Davis.
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Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford writes powerful essay on why he won't 'stick to football'
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford penned a thoughtful essay for the Players' Tribune asking for everyone to come together to fight racism        
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Trump administration to attempt to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran despite international opposition
The Trump administration will move to reimpose UN sanctions against Iran this weekend despite the fact that global allies and adversaries alike are set to effectively ignore the move.
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Foot Locker turns all its stores into voter registration hubs
Shoppers at the athletic apparel retailer will be able to check their polling location or register to vote in-store.
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Actor Danny Masterson appears in court, lawyer denounces rape charges
"That '70s Show" actor Danny Masterson, charged with raping three women, made his first appearance Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom.        
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Grandfather receives brutal note from neighbor about his 'ridiculous' house decorations
The note said the man’s decorations “are in ‘bad taste’ and only goes to prove to everyone that a ‘low class Mexican family’ lives there.”
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U.S. Slams China's 'Aggressive, Destabilizing' Military Actions During Taiwan Visit
Pentagon spokesperson John Supple told Newsweek that China's air and naval show of force was another example of the country "using its military as a tool of coercion with Taiwan and other neighbors,"
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New York state to start stalled plastic bag ban in October
ALBANY — New York state will start enforcing its long-stalled ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery stores and supermarkets starting Oct. 19, according to a letter filed in court Friday. Some bags are exempt from the rule, including plastic bags used by a pharmacy to carry prescription drugs, produce bags for fruits and vegetables...
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Prestigious NYC middle school rocked by teacher sex-assault claims
Parents at the prestigious Salk School of Science middle school in Gramercy Park are in an uproar after two former students alleged online that an unnamed teacher there had sexually assaulted them. The accusations were posted anonymously on Instagram last month, and since then have gone viral among parents at the small, well-ranked school for...
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72% of Latino households report money problems amid COVID-19, compared to third of white households
Nearly half of U.S. households in the nation's four largest cities reported serious financial problems amid the pandemic.      
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Trump makes promises as 4 states start early voting
Voters got their first dose of a side-by-side between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden during separate town halls this week.
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A city council member in North Dakota declares she's a proud lesbian during a heated debate over flying the Pride flag
Her words came after several residents of Minot, North Dakota, voiced their objections over the mayor's decision to raise the Pride flag at city hall.
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Why you didn't hear from COVID-19 contact tracers after your flight
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logged 1,600 COVID-19 investigations on commercial aircraft between January and August.       
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Domestic workers face difficult choices in the pandemic
Some nannies must choose between looking after other people's kids and get paid — or stop working to look after their own.
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Wall Street is down for the third week in a row after stocks tumbled again.
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Emmys 2020 trophy presenters will wear full hazmat suits
The 2020 Emmys will be less haute couture and more hazmat.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo wins second NBA MVP award
Make that two MVP’s for Giannis Antetokounmpo by the age of 25. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Friday afternoon that the Milwaukee Bucks star had won the league MVP award, voted from a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters as well as a fan vote, for the second straight year. Antetokounmpo received 85 of...
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Tennessee couple held hostage for hours before carjacker killed husband, police say
A Tennessee man was executed in front of his pregnant wife by a carjacking suspect who took them hostage at gunpoint for several hours following a six-hour crime spree that ended with two others dead and three people wounded, authorities said.
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Professor Put on Leave After Telling Class She Hopes Trump Supporters Die of COVID
"I said to somebody yesterday, I hope they all die before the election," Professor Jennifer Mosher said. "That's the only saving hope I have right now."
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Letters: Unfortunately for Clippers, some things don't change
Letters from readers to the Los Angeles Times Sports department.
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Seattle Officer Held Knee on Protester's Neck for Nearly 13 Seconds Days After George Floyd's Death, Report Says
The incident occurred just five days after George Floyd died while in police custody, according to the Seattle Office of Police Accountability report.
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Jackson State expected to hire Deion Sanders as football coach
Two-sport athlete, on-air analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders is expected to be named the next Jackson State football coach.       
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Lyft sketches a future for city streets with fewer cars
As Lyft's core ridehail business is pummeled by the pandemic, the company has taken a seemingly surprising step, paying urban planners to sketch out how street space can be shifted from cars to buses, bikes and pedestrians.
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Trump suggests he’d consider removing FBI director over unfavorable testimony
FBI Director Christopher A. Wray testified in Congress on Thursday about Russian interference in the 2020 election and the threat of antifa to Americans, and gave answers Trump didn’t like.
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Trump: FBI director’s testimony on Antifa and China ‘bothers me’
President Trump on Friday doubled down on his criticism of FBI Director Christopher Wray, saying his testimony to congress about Antifa and China’s influence in the US election “bothers me.” The president dodged a reporter’s question about whether he’s planning to replace Wray as he departed the White House for a campaign rally in Minnesota....
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Politico reporter blasted for praising Biden's repeated false claim that he previously plagiarized
Politico chief political correspondent Tim Alberta offered Joe Biden praise for remarks he made at a town hall on Thursday, which were apparently completely false. 
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C.D.C., TikTok, Rosh Hashana: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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NBCUniversal quietly looking to replace TV exec amid toxic workplace probe
NBCUniversal is quietly looking to replace top reality-TV exec who was accused of cultivating a toxic workplace in a bombshell report in late July, The Post has learned. The takedown penned by The Hollywood Reporter called out NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy and his right hand, Meredith Ahr, for bullying employees and talent. Telegdy, who was...
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Trump on whether FBI Director Wray could be replaced: 'We're looking at a lot of different things'
The president ripped Wray for his comments regarding Russian election interference and Antifa.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Long Way Up’ On Apple TV+, Where Ewan McGregor And Charley Boorman Continue Their Motorcycle Adventures
After a 12-year layoff, the two friends plan on riding from the southern tip of Argentina all the way to Los Angeles in three months -- all on electric motorcycles.
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Shirley Jones recalls ‘The Partridge Family’ as it turns 50
It's been 50 years since "The Partridge Family" urged people to "C'mon, Get Happy!" Shirley Jones, now 86, reflects on the show and its impact on her life.
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Hundreds of thousands still without power in Sally cleanup
The supercharged Atlantic hurricane season has produced so many named storms that scientists ran out of traditional names as Tropical Storm Wilfred developed in the eastern Atlantic.
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Sparks' playoff loss does not sit well with Candace Parker
"It's been 13 years of the future being bright. At some point we got to put it together," Candace Parker said of the Sparks' loss to seventh-seeded Connecticut.
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Florida parents reportedly smoking weed, drinking during kids' remote classes
Some parents in Florida have turned to booze and weed to get through remote learning with their kids. 
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SUNY Empire official busted for allegedly stealing over $31K from school
This college honcho provided the wrong lesson for students.
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Playboy is eyeing a return to the stock market, sources say
Months after killing its iconic nudie magazine, Playboy Enterprises is exploring its options to go public, The Post has learned. The company founded by Hugh Hefner 66 years ago has been talking to so-called blank-check companies about an investment to fund its push into sexual wellness products, spirits and cannabis, sources told The Post. The...
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Local digest: Man, woman killed in separate shootings in D.C.
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
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CDC updates asymptomatic Covid-19 testing guidelines
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has updated, yet again, guidelines for testing people who do not have symptoms of coronavirus.
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The Emmy Awards go virtual for 2020
For the first time, the Emmys will be staged virtually, with nominees staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports the first major entertainment industry awards since the pandemic struck will be broadcast on ABC and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
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48,000-year-old Neanderthal tooth unearthed in Italy
The discovery of a baby tooth belonging to an adolescent Neanderthal in northern Italy's Veneto region is shedding light on the doomed hominid's final days.
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NY Health Department sued for ‘hiding’ COVID-19 death stats of nursing home patients
The state Health Department is illegally withholding information about the number of nursing home residents who died of COVID-19 in hospitals so it can intentionally undercount fatalities and tout New York’s response to the pandemic, a new lawsuit charges. The Empire Center for Public Policy, an Albany-based think tank, filed a Freedom of Information Law...
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Why Did It Take a Sterilization Scandal to Retrigger Our Outrage Over ICE?
Human rights abuses inside Irwin Detention Center went ignored for years.
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Trump says Wrays testimony on antifa bothered him
President Donald Trump says he is bothered by FBI Director Chris Wray's testimony this week that antifa is an ideology, not an organization. (Sept. 18)      
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Attorney in 'Racist Baby' Lawsuit Says Trump Campaign Raised Money 'At The Expense of Two Little Kids'
Attorney Ven Johnson told Newsweek the 'racist' toddler video posted by Trump and his campaign, "was absolutely done to advocate for what I believe to be a racist, despicable message against two little babies."
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Texas police officer indicted in shooting death of woman struck when he fired shots at an unrestrained dog
The Tarrant County grand jury indicted former Arlington police officer Ravinder Singh on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for the shooting death of Margarita Brooks in August of 2019.
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