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Jacob deGrom exits Mets game with apparent injury after early woes

PHILADELPHIA – Jacob deGrom’s bid for a Cy Young award three-peat took a double hit Wednesday night. First, the Mets ace – with some shaky defense as a chief culprit – allowed three runs against the Phillies over two innings. Then he departed the game with an apparent injury. Michael Wacha entered to begin the...
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In California, Windy, Dry Weather Expected To Bring 'Critical' Fire Conditions
The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings throughout parts of the state. Cal Fire says winds and low humidity are expected to exacerbate fire conditions and drive up temperatures.
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Schumer puts health care on forefront as Dems prepare to fight Amy Coney Barrett nomination
Schumer warned that Barrett could be the deciding vote in the Supreme Court striking down the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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St. Louis man sentenced to life free after 33 years
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Big Tech’s praise for Biden will strike most people as a reason to prefer Trump
The two dozen tech geniuses who endorsed Joe Biden in a recent New York Times letter showed an obliviousness all too typical of the industry. Biden and running mate Kamala Harris “listen to experts before setting public policy,” they claim — which evidently means they’ll favor the tech industry’s preferences when it comes to immigration...
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New York’s leaders should join Trump in rejecting vile ‘critical race theory’
President Trump’s pushback against “critical race theory” can help unite the nation and reclaim its core values. Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio would be wise to join him — but that’s unlikely. Last week, Trump banned people and firms doing business with the government from conducting training based on this odious race- and sex-based...
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President Trump Could Become the Most Consequential President in History | Opinion
Conservatives are one vote away from guaranteeing that the rule of law prevails on the Supreme Court for generations to come.
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Dems slam Barrett nomination over health care, 'illegitimate process' after Trump nomination
Democrats took to social media to slam President Trump's choice of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court nominee after the president's announcement Saturday night -- with one senator claiming the nomination is the result of an "illegitimate process."
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Video: Juan Espino picks up first-round submission win at UFC 253 after long layoff
Juan Espino is back, and judging by his performance at UFC 253, better than ever.        Related StoriesVideo: Juan Espino picks up first-round submission win at UFC 253 after long layoff - EnclosureVideo: Matt Serra, Joshua Fabia get into argument at breakfast during UFC 253 fight weekNeil Magny wants to be Khamzat Chimaev's UFC main event foe: 'What's the hold up?' 
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Elizabeth Warren: 'Trump Is Counting on His Nominee to Swing the Court in His Favor When He Loses'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) warned Saturday that President Trump is counting on Judge Amy Coney Barrett to "swing the Court in his favor when he loses the election."
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Republicans push Barrett confirmation as Democrats criticize timing
Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday.
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As Election Nears, Trump Expands Moratorium On Exploratory Drilling In Atlantic
The move extends a moratorium Trump imposed earlier this month. The oil industry opposes the move. Trump's detractors say Trump is playing politics ahead of a close election battle.
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Third Driver Plows Car Through Crowd of Black Lives Matter Protesters in California
One man was seen bleeding from the knee in photos shared to social media.
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How Trump picked Amy Coney Barrett over Barbara Lagoa for the Supreme Court
It was only a week ago President Donald Trump appeared practically "giddy" about a particular candidate to fill the newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court that had been held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for more than 27 years, people familiar with the matter said.
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Ibram Kendi: ‘Too Many White People' Believe They Can't Be Racist if They Adopt Black Children
Ibram X. Kendi, director of Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research, wrote on Saturday that white people who adopt black children may be "racist," joining a growing group of Democrats and leftists commenting on Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Haitian son and daughter.
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Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court praised by religious conservatives
President Trump nominated Judge Amy Cohen Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court Saturday, a move that was immediately met with praise from religious conservatives, who she has been a favorite of for years. 
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Democrats say Barrett's nomination is all about the future of Obamacare
Democrats on Saturday night launched their case against federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, saying support for her confirmation was equivalent to a vote to end the Affordable Care Act.
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Cal State Long Beach in lockdown after five students test positive for the coronavirus
All students living on campus have been placed into quarantine, said President Jane Close Conoley.
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Video shows alleged thief take off, injure man during car sale gone wrong
Do not let this man take you for a ride! Cops are looking to collar a bogus car buyer who took the seller for a twisted spin in Brooklyn, police said. The wild Sept. 17 incident left the victim with multiple broken bones, according to the NYPD. The episode unfolded at about 8:20 p.m. when...
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Rangers trade Marc Staal, second-round pick to Red Wings
Marc Staal’s long Rangers tenure is over. The Blueshirts traded the 33-years-old defenseman, who played 13 seasons in New York, along with a 2021 second-round pick to the Detroit Red Wings for future considerations, the team announced Saturday. He had two goals and nine assists last season and was a plus-5 during his time on...
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Schumer: Trump’s Supreme Court Pick “Could Tear Down” Ginsburg Legacy
Two of the 10 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have already said they won’t be sitting down with Amy Coney Barrett.
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Trump Kept the Quiet Part Quiet About Amy Coney Barrett
The president introduced his Supreme Court pick—but stayed mum about the real reasons he needs her.
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Top Trump officials seen not wearing masks or social distancing at White House Supreme Court announcement
Many of the guests for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination announcement arrived at Saturday's event with masks on, but as the Rose Garden event got underway, masks were virtually non-existent.
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Detroit Red Wings' Steve Yzerman adds second round pick, veteran defenseman Marc Staal
The Detroit Red Wings hold 20 picks over next two drafts with latest trade.        
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NYPD looking to indentify 4 men wanted in Manhattan stabbing
The NYPD doesn’t tolerate backstabbers. Cops are looking for the public’s help in identifying four men wanted for a Sept. 19 assault in Midtown when a man walking down 8th Avenue was repeatedly stabbed in the back, authorities said. The 22-year-old victim was walking in front of 601 8th Avenue around 1 a.m. when four...
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Far-right Portland afternoon rally spurs anxiety, but fewer than expected show up
Protests in Portland on Saturday drew anxiety and concern from law enforcement officials and residents.
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Schumer: Senate Democrats 'United in Opposition' to Barrett
During a press conference on Saturday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that Senate Democrats are “united in opposition” to the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and that Democrats in both the House and
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HHS secretary spotted without mask at Rose Garden event
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar was spotted without a mask in the Rose Garden just days after appearing on CNBC against a backdrop encouraging the use of masks to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
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‘Ghost Frog’ not seen for 80 years rediscovered in Chile
A mysterious ghost frog that hadn’t been seen in 80 years has resurfaced in the Chilean Atacama Desert. Scientists found the diminutive Hall’s water frog, named for the American researcher and collector Frank Gregory Hall who discovered the species in 1935, in a tiny hot spring oasis near Ollagüe, Chile, according to Reuters. The discovery,...
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Federal prosecutor says Attorney General Bill Barr has ‘brought shame’ on DOJ
A federal prosecutor has spoken out against Attorney General William Barr about his recent stances on the Mueller investigation and mail-in voting, saying that Barr has “brought sham” on the Department of Justice (DOJ).
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Mike Trout on another Angels season without making the playoffs: 'It sucks'
A day after Angels superstar Mike Trout hit his first home run off Clayton Kershaw, he reflects on a sixth consecutive season that will end before the playoffs.
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Law Professor: Amy Coney Barrett Mentored the First Blind Female Supreme Court Clerk in U.S. History
Law professor O. Carter Snead wrote an oped titled, “I’ve known Amy Coney Barrett for 15 years. Liberals Have Nothing to Fear.”
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Prince Charles spent nearly $7M to support Prince William and Prince Harry
And you think your kids are moochers.
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Bobcat fire personal to Jerry Garcia, a firefighter and ultra runner who knows landscape
Jerry Garcia, a U.S. Forest Service firefighter, is a top local ultra runner who has trained frequently in the mountains affected by the Bobcat fire.
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Trump picks conservative Barrett for Supreme Court
Capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort, President Donald Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. (Sept. 26)       
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Biden Responds To Trump Court Pick: 'Health Care Is On The Ballot'
The Democratic nominee said the winner of the presidential election should select the next nominee. President Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his choice for the Supreme Court on Saturday.
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A 5-year-old girl was killed in a stabbing incident in Chicago, police say
A 5-year-old girl was fatally stabbed at a home in Chicago's Garfield Park neighborhood on Saturday morning, authorities said.
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Jets’ Pierre Desir prepared for emotional return to face Colts
INDIANAPOLIS — Pierre Desir probably figured he would be on the other side of this game back in February. The cornerback had signed a three-year, $22.9 million contract with the Colts in 2019, but after his play slipped, Indianapolis cut Desir in March. The Jets signed him a day later to a one-year, $3.75 million...
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Bellator Europe 8 results: Costello van Steenis earns split decision over Fabian Edwards
Costello van Steenis scored yet another impressive win at Bellator Europe 8.        Related StoriesBellator Europe 8 results: Costello van Steenis earns split decision over Fabian Edwards - EnclosureBellator Europe 8 results and live streamBellator Europe 8 predictions: Is it Fabian Edwards or Costello van Steenis in Italy? 
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Ted Cruz Warns Democrats Will Try to 'Destroy' Amy Coney Barrett
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Saturday lauded President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court -- Judge Amy Coney Barrett -- and warned that Senate Democrats will once again attempt to "destroy her reputation for "political gain."
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Fire-surviving iguana too traumatized to eat even his favorite — bananas
BBC the fire-surviving iguana wasn’t going bananas Saturday — he just sat, too traumatized by all the commotion the night before to take even one bite of his favorite fruit. The pet 4-foot-long lizard hasn’t eaten anything since a firefighter pulled him from the ruins of the Astoria apartment Friday evening, his relieved owner told...
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RNC launches $10M campaign to promote Judge Amy Coney Barrett ahead of Supreme Court confirmation process
The Republican National Committee launched a $10 million campaign to promote President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to “hold Democrats accountable” for what the GOP called their “hypocrisy” on the nomination process to the high court.
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Sharpton: 'I Was Glad' Barrett's Children Came Out for Ceremony 'Because I Couldn't Find Too Many Other People of Color' in Audience
During MSNBC’s coverage of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination on Saturday, MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton stated that the audience for Barrett’s nomination ceremony at the White House “was the least diverse audience” he’s seen for such an
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NYC mom of tot who died suddenly had no idea ‘my child had COVID’
A heartbroken Brooklyn mom whose 3-year-old died suddenly of COVID-19 last week under puzzling circumstances had no idea her child had contracted the deadly virus, she told The Post.
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McConnell calls Barrett 'exceedingly well-qualified'
Top Senate Republicans applauded President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to become the next Supreme Court justice and called for a quick confirmation vote, while Democrats slammed the move as a power grab that threatens to undermine the legacy of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Proud Boys rally in Portland as city aims to prevent hostile confrontations
Several hundred members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing groups gathered at a park in Portland, Oregon, Saturday to rally against ongoing protests in the city and the politicians who are allowing them to continue, and to show their support for President Trump. The city was braced for violence between the rallygoers and far-left...
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COVID-19 Daily Cases On The Rise In Nearly Half Of U.S. States
The U.S. reported more than 55,000 infections Friday, pushing the total number of cases to more than 7 million. Some two dozen states saw new cases continue to rise this past week.
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How Amy Coney Barrett could change the Supreme Court
President Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Ilya Shapiro, director of the Robert A. Levy Center for constitutional studies at the Cato Institute, joined CBSN with how she could change the Supreme Court in the years to come.
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Could Democrats still stop the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett?
President Trump is set to announce Saturday who he will nominate to fill the recently vacated seat on the Supreme Court after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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