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Florida Woman Sparks Probe After Alleging She Was Removed from Flight Over Maskless 2-Year-Old

Although passenger Tiffani Jett attempted to place the mask on her daughter's face, the child "kept hollering that her ears hurt."
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WWII bomb cleared from a resort beach after it was exposed during an unusually low tide
A live bomb from WWII was successfully detonated this week, after it was found on the shore of the Bristol Channel in England.
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Off-duty L.A. County deputy shoots man in parking lot after seeing him looking in cars, department says
According to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, the man moved toward the off-duty deputy while reaching for his waistband after being confronted about looking into cars parked near the Whittier Courthouse.
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An estimated 380 whales die from stranding in Australia
An estimated 380 whales have died following a mass stranding of 470 whales in Tasmania, Australia. The local government is racing against the clock to rescue the stranded animals. Journalist Angus Watson reports.
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Westpac, one of Australia's largest banks, hit with record $920 million penalty over money laundering scandal
Westpac, one of Australia's largest banks, has agreed to pay a record-breaking penalty of nearly $1 billion for systematically allowing money laundering on its watch.
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Why the WTO Is Caught in Trump’s Trade-War Crossfire: QuickTake
After a quarter century serving as the global arbiter of commerce, the World Trade Organization is facing an existential moment in an era of rising protectionism. The U.S. under President Donald Trump has called for a fundamental reset at the institution and sabotaged its ability to settle disputes. A key U.S. goal at the WTO has been to challenge China’s state-led approach to trade and investment, an aim shared by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Acknowledging that the WTO has faile
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How Hydrogen Became the Hottest Thing in Green Energy: QuickTake
Wind and solar power are the main focus in the fight against climate change, but there are sources of greenhouse gases they can’t clean up. Manufacturing steel, cement and chemicals has traditionally required fossil fuels, either to burn to create the extreme temperatures needed, or as raw materials and catalysts for chemical reactions. That’s why hydrogen is becoming the new climate bet. It burns far more cleanly than fossil fuels, can stand in for carbon in some reactions and so-called green h
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There was 'a lot of sadness and weeping' after grand jury decision not to charge officers with killing Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor's mother learned the fate of the officers involved in her daughter's killing two minutes before Attorney General Daniel Cameron made his announcement, even after it was expected the family would have a heads-up on the decision, family attorney Sam Aguiar told CNN.
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What to watch on Thursday: ‘The Chef Show’ on Netflix
Thursday September 24, 2020 | “The Murders at White House Farm” on HBO Max.
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Live Updates: Louisville, other cities see protests after Breonna Taylor case
After a Kentucky grand jury opted to indict only one of the three Louisville police officers in the raid that led to Breonna Taylor's death earlier this year, protests erupted in Louisville and other cities across the country. 
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New York City's Times Square to host virtual New Year's Eve ball drop
Event organizers for the annual Times Square New Year's Eve celebration announced that the countdown will take place this year, albeit with some changes in format.
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Michael Conforto’s Mets future may hinge on Steve Cohen
Michael Conforto will wait to hear the prospective new owner’s plan before counting his money. Steve Cohen’s “to do” list this offseason, should he receive the needed 23 votes from MLB owners to complete his $2.4 billion purchase of the Mets, will be lengthy, but among the top priorities might be Conforto, in the outfielder’s...
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Michelle Obama talks coronavirus, voting on Conan O’Brien
Michelle Obama stressed her get-out-the-vote message during an appearance on Conan O’Brien’s show Wednesday and said that her husband, former President Barack Obama, won’t be adding a stand-up special to his Netflix duties anytime soon.  In particular, she emphasized the variety of options for voters casting their ballots this year — and added that she...
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How did Korea split? (2018)
In 2018, North and South Korea pledged to formally end the Korean War and negotiate a peace treaty. But the pledge never became a reality, and without a peace treaty, the two countries are still technically at war. CNN explains how it all began seven decades ago.
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Yankees have one shot at redemption after major letdown
BUFFALO — Was this a parting gift or more of a first night of Hanukkah sort of thing? An exorcism or an appetizer? Either way, the Rays scouts monitoring Wednesday night’s action at Sahlen Field had to think, “This is the way the Yankees looked when they played us!” Yes, the Rays’ first American League...
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Live updates: 2020 presidential election: 1st presidential debate Tuesday
President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are making their last pitches to voters ahead of the first presidential debate next Tuesday. 
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Live updates: Ruth Bader Ginsburg honored, partisan Supreme Court vacancy battle continues
As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s casket arrived at the Supreme Court building Wednesday morning, Republicans and Democrats continued a partisan battle over which party will fill the vacancy. 
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Thousands may have been exposed to coronavirus in 2020, CDC says
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Donald Trump Jr. condemns 'anarchy' in Louisville after officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
Louisville, Ky., is the latest American city to see peaceful protests transform into violent riots and "anarchy," Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday during an appearance on “Hannity”
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Times Square New Year’s Eve organizers say event will go virtual, no crowd on scene
Times Square will look very different on New Year's Eve this year.
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AP probe uncovers abuses in palm oil industry
An investigation by The Associated Press has found the palm oil industry is rife with exploitation and abuse. (Sept. 24)       
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'The Masked Singer' starts season with the Dragon's identity
In the season four premiere of "The Masked Singer," the first celebrity was revealed to be an iconic rapper and record producer, and the show debuted the first duet ever.
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WATCH: Car Drives Through Roadblock in Denver, Hits Protester
A large group of demonstrators set-up a roadblock in Denver on Wednesday night, as part of a wave of protests that swept over the country in wake of the Grand Jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case.
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Pay attention to nightmare election scenarios. One might come true
Republicans have shown themselves this week to care not a whit about hypocrisy when there's a Supreme Court justice on the line.
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Oprah Winfrey voices support for Breonna Taylor's mother: 'My heart goes out to Tamika Palmer'
Oprah Winfrey spoke out Wednesday following the indictment of one of the police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor.
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Bill Murray talks late-night NYC joy riding in Sofia Coppola's new film 'On the Rocks'
'On the Rocks' gave Bill Murray a chance to joy ride in New York City, team with Rashida Jones and reconnect with an old pal, director Sofia Coppola.        
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Rob Smith: Black Ky. AG unjustly criticized by Black left for not charging police in Breonna Taylor death
The decision not to charge police in the shooting of Breonna Taylor made those intent on using Black pain to exploit a political agenda very upset, and they responded with racially charged attacks on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, a Black Republican.
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Palm oil in products often obscured by many names
Palm oil is the miracle crop grown used in everything from beauty products to snack foods. Yet, it can be difficult to tell if it's in the many items in your cabinets or on your shelves. AP explains how palm oil goes by many names. (Sept. 24)       
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Fewer Students Are Going To Community College, Despite High Unemployment
Often during a recession, enrollment in community colleges goes up. The first numbers for this fall show a decline — down nearly 8% compared with last year.
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Protests erupt after grand jury does not charge Louisville officers in killing of Breonna Taylor
The death of Breonna Taylor nearly slipped into obscurity. But protesters made it a national cause celebre. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted only one of three officers, and none for shooting Taylor inside her apartment in March.
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Joe Biden Dodges Question About Packing the Court -- Again
Former Vice President Joe Biden continued to dodge questions about "packing" the Supreme Court again Wednesday, insisting that the question is a distraction -- even though liberals are clamoring to expand the court to add left-wing justices.
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Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Constitution
Ruth Bader Ginsburg believed that the Constitution enabled Congress to right any national wrong.
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Donald Trump just told us our democracy is at risk -- from him
John Avlon writes that American democracy has been defined by the peaceful transfer of power. Donald Trump seems to have other ideas; at this point, it would be naïve to think that Trump would accept the legitimacy of the election if he loses.
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Reporter recalls shooting in Louisville as Breonna Taylor protests rage: 'People started to scatter'
A demonstrator's chilling warning to Louisville Metropolitan police officers nearly turned out to be prophetic, Townhall.com reporter Julio Rosas told "The Ingraham Angle" Wednesday.
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September 23 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Tweet: 'Say Her Name' amid Street Protests
The Democratic candidate for president and his running mate tweeted the street slogan, "Say Her Name," amid a wave of raucous and sometimes violent protests from coast to coast.
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Littered face mask found inside stomach of dead penguin in Brazil
A face mask was discovered inside the stomach of a dead penguin that washed up on a beach in Brazil, according to a local environmental conservation group. The Magellanic penguin was found on Juqueí beach in São Paulo on Sept. 9, the Instituto Argonauta announced in a press release last Tuesday. “This case is unequivocal...
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Texas GOP Sues Republican Gov. Over Extending Early Voting Period By 6 Days
Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott's order to extend early voting by less than a week would cause "harm" and has "the ability to impact local, state and national elections," according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Texas GOP and multiple individual Republicans.
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Outrage and protests after no officers directly charged with Breonna Taylor's death
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Hundreds of Protesters Take to the Streets in D.C., Scuffle with Police
About 200 protesters in D.C. took to the streets, breaking businesses' windows, shouting at diners on patios and scuffling with police.
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Israel Adesanya calls media out for hypocrisy when addressing Colby Covington's comments
Israel Adesanya sees a large problem in the way the media chooses to cover things.        Related StoriesUFC 253 'Embedded,' No. 3: Fun and games for Jan BlachowiczWilliam Knight details history, animosity with Aleksa Camur ahead of UFC 253Sijara Eubanks explains quick turn for UFC 253: I wanted to do 'some gangster (explicit)' 
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Massachusetts man dies from eating excessive amount of black licorice
A Massachusetts man died last year from eating an excessive amount of black licorice, doctors said Wednesday. The unusual case was reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, detailing how the man consumed a bag and half of the candy every day for two weeks prior to his death. Licorice contains glycyrrhizic acid, which...
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‘On The Rocks’ review: An ingenious Bill Murray will make you miss NYC
In the pantheon of perfect Bill Murray roles — “Caddyshack,” “Groundhog Day,” “Lost In Translation” — his smooth-talking character in new comedy “On The Rocks” ranks as one of the best.
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NY Times chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. retiring, handing role to son
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. will retire as chairman and a member of the New York Times Co. board by the end of this year, the newspaper publisher said Wednesday.
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NBA playoffs: Tyler Herro is the hero as Heat top Celtics
Tyler Herro scored a Heat rookie-record 37 points, Jimmy Butler had 24 and Miami beat the Boston Celtics 112-109 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Analysis: Big Tech is falling short as Trump and his allies poison the well with disinformation
It's been clear for years that tech platforms needed to get their houses in order ahead of the 2020 election.
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Federal Judge Refuses to Rule on Wisconsin ID Laws Before Election, Saying Ruling Would Cause 'Chaos and Confusion'
Wisconsin is the only state that requires students to have ID with five necessary pieces of information and proof of school enrollment.
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Tyler Herro goes off to give Heat commanding lead over Celtics
He was the Herro indeed. Heat rookie Tyler Herro poured in 37 points off the bench Wednesday night in Miami’s 112-109 win over the Celtics. Herro, the 20-year-old point guard who was picked 13th overall in the 2020 NBA Draft, added six rebounds and three assists, as the Heat took a 3-1 lead in the...
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Tyler Herro helps Heat to 3-1 series lead vs. Celtics in Eastern Conference finals
Miami's Tyler Herro, a 20-year-old rookie, scored a game-high 37 points as the Heat won Game 4 of the East finals vs. the Boston Celtics.        
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