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China denies it had a spy inside the NYPD
Federal charges against an NYPD officer accused of spying on behalf of China are “pure fabrication,” the communist nation claimed on Tuesday. “The relevant accusations made by the U.S. side are pure fabrication,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin told reporters at a daily briefing Tuesday, according to Fox. “The U.S. plot to discredit the...
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Democrats Target Political Interference in COVID Response With New Bill
"We simply cannot trust this administration to protect the American people, which is why Congress must step in," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said, adding that the STOP Act will make way for an "essential oversight of the coronavirus response."
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Et tu, Mitt? Romney makes the wrong call on Supreme Court confirmation
This time, Mitt Romney failed to strike a profile in courage.
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Topics for first presidential debate announced by moderator Chris Wallace
Fox News’ Chris Wallace, the moderator for the first debate between President Trump and Joe Biden, announced the topics for next week’s event in Cleveland, according to the Commission on Presidential Debates. They are in no particular order: the Trump and Biden records, the Supreme Court, the coronavirus pandemic, the economy, race and violence in...
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NFL's $5 billion SoFi Stadium to host voting center for presidential election
The voting center will be located next to the stadium for a five-day period ahead of the election.
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Spotted lanternflies threatening apple orchards in Pennsylvania
An invasive bug is spreading in the Northeast and sparking serious problems for apple orchards, with some orchard owners saying they are dealing with thousands of spotted lanternflies a day.
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Knowns and unknowns of confirmation politics
There’s no real precedent in our time for this scenario.
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First debate topics include coronavirus, Supreme Court
The first presidential debate is on September 29, the week after the U.S. passed 200,000 coronavirus deaths.
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Obama says ousting Trump is about ‘whether or not our democracy endures’
Former President Obama urged Americans on Tuesday to vote for his former veep, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, because democracy was “at stake.” In a video posted to the former commander-in-chief’s Twitter to highlight National Voter Registration Day, Obama warned that “What’s at stake in this election is much bigger than Joe or the man...
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Anthropologie takes an extra 50 percent off clearance items
Anthropologie is back with more fashion deals just in time for fall. Known for its chic and trendy apparel, it is featuring some markdowns that you don’t want to miss. For a limited time, you can enjoy 50% off all clearance items. And whether you’re looking for sweaters, handbags or sleek loafers, you’re sure to...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Playbook: A Coach’s Rules for Life’ on Netflix, a Documentary Series Profiling a Diverse Array of Sports Figures
The first episode focuses on Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers.
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Former UFC title challenger Stephen Thompson pivots for Leon Edwards callout
Former UFC title challenger Stephen Thompson issues a callout and targets a bout with fellow contender Leon Edwards.        Related StoriesFormer UFC title challenger Stephen Thompson pivots for Leon Edwards callout - EnclosureMichael Chandler: Justin Gaethje a threat, but betting against Khabib at UFC 254 is crazySpinning Back Clique: Colby Covington, Donald Cerrone, UFC 253 and more 
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Every Super-Gross and Super-Gory Thing That Happens in Netflix's 'Ratched'
We kept track of all the lobotomies, decapitations, scaldings and much, much more.
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Some Dems, not yet Biden, talk of expanding Supreme Court
The prospect that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will try to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out has ignited a call for major changes on the court, including expanding the number of justices
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Mitt Romney Dismisses Concerns Over More Conservative Supreme Court, Says Liberal Court Isn't 'Written in the Stars'
"My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court," the Utah Republican senator said.
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Backcountry takes up to 60 percent off winter clothing for new sale
Cooler weather is finally here and we know you’re starting to stock up on all your winter essentials. But if you’ve been struggling to find all the items you need, then we have the sale for you. Backcountry is taking up to 60% off its winter apparel, sporting equipment and more during its No Reservations Sale....
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Michael Jordan dubs Bubba Wallace the first driver of his new NASCAR team
Michelle Martinelli breaks down the news that NBA legend Michael Jordan has created a new NASCAR team and the reasons why he chose Bubba Wallace to be its first driver.      
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Louisville braces for Breonna Taylor case decision
Police in Louisville, Kentucky have begun preparing for another round of protests and possible unrest as the city nervously awaits the state attorney general's announcement about whether he'll charge officers in Breonna Taylor's shooting death. (Sept. 22)       
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McSally lays out Arizona Senate race stakes: 'I’m standing on the wall' to prevent 'radical left' takeover
The U.S. Senate special election pitting Republican incumbent Martha McSally against Democrat Mark Kelly is "key to keep the Senate majority" for the GOP next year, McSally told "Fox & Friends" Tuesday.
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Tucker Carlson won’t let Ruth Bader Ginsburg rest in peace
Prime-time Fox News hosts hurls doubt on Supreme Court justice's wish.
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Beabadoobee is a '90s fuzz-rock anomaly in a TikTok world
The 20-year-old singer-songwriter came to fame via a sample on Powfu's TikTok smash "Death Bed (Chocolate for Your Head)," but her heart is in '90s guitar rock.
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University of California admitted students based on donor links, audit finds
42 candidates got into UC Berkeley based off their links to donors and staff, according to the audit, which scrutinized admissions practices at Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara
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McEnany: Dems trying to delay Supreme Court nomination show 'blatant disregard for the US Constitution'
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said that Democrats who want to delay the Supreme Court nomination until after the inauguration are showing a “blatant disregard for the U.S. Constitution.” 
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MLS finalizes schedule: Galaxy, LAFC to play Oct. 25
Major League Soccer released the remainder of its regular-season schedule Tuesday, with LAFC and the Galaxy meeting Oct. 25 at Banc of California Stadium.
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Michael Bloomberg pays fines for 32K Florida felons so they can vote
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg has helped pay off the outstanding fines and fees of 32,000 convicted felons in Florida so they could regain their right to vote ahead of the November election, according to a report. The billionaire and former presidential candidate raised over $16 million for, and donated $5 million to, the Florida Rights...
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Top DOE official expected to take leave of absence to work on Biden campaign
A top Department of Education official is expected to take a leave of absence to work on Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, sources told the Post. Karin Goldmark, deputy chancellor of school planning and design, has told colleagues about the impending assignment with the Democratic nominee. A DOE spokesperson said Tuesday that Goldmark has not filed...
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Are you rockin' the WFH mullet?
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Acosta to McEnany: Shouldn't the President tell the truth?
During a White House briefing, CNN's Jim Acosta asked press secretary Kayleigh McEnany why President Trump isn't telling the truth about the coronavirus during his rallies. Hear her response.
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Fact check: Trump claims coronavirus 'affects virtually nobody' younger than 18
The president claimed at a campaign rally on Monday night that the novel coronavirus "affects virtually nobody" younger than 18.
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Boris Johnson Tells U.K. to 'Summon Discipline' as COVID 'Second Wave' Grows
Boris Johnson said that these new restrictions could last six months through winter until a vaccine is approved and deployed across the country.
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Iranian leader compares death of George Floyd to US foreign policy
Iran’s president delivered a fiery speech before the U.N. on Tuesday in which he compared the killing of George Floyd to the treatment his country receives from the U.S.
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China reportedly forced 500K Tibetan farmers into labor camps
China has browbeaten 500,000 Tibetan farmers into forced-labor camps where they’re subjected to militarized vocational training aimed to reform “backward thinking” and improve “work discipline,” the Sydney Morning Herald reported Tuesday. Dr. Adrian Zenz, a German anthropologist who exposed the mass detention of Muslim Uighurs in the remote Xinjiang province, has been compiling information about...
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Coffee may help colon cancer patients’ longevity, study finds
In addition to possibly helping to protect the liver, coffee could also aide in colon cancer patients’ longevity, according to a new study. 
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Notre Dame game at Wake Forest called off due to COVID-19 health concerns
No. 7 Notre Dame was set to play at Wake Forest in its first ACC road game, but the matchup has been postponed due to COVID-19 health concerns.       
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Five states added to Gov. Cuomo’s coronavirus travel advisory
ALBANY — Five states were added onto Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus travel advisory Tuesday mandating a two-week quarantine, including four — Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada and Rhode Island — that were added back to the list following previous removals. Thirty-three states currently meet the metrics established by New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in late June...
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Who are the left-wing groups protesting outside the homes of GOP lawmakers?
One of the groups organizing protests, the Sunrise Movement, is connected to a liberal dark money group.
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National Voter Registration Day comes as registration is down in the U.S.
Today is National Voter Registration Day. CBS News campaign reporter Cara Korte joined CBSN to discuss why registration is down this year, and what to do if you still need to register to vote.
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‘The Home Edit’ ladies say it all started with Christina Applegate
Look out Oprah, "The Home Edit" gals want to get busy in your home.
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D.C. Council approves major tax break for Howard University as it launches plan for new hospital
Howard U. offered a job to a top city official instrumental to the hospital deal.
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Kayleigh McEnany scolds CNN’s Jim Acosta over Trump coronavirus question
Kayleigh McEnany accused CNN’s Jim Acosta of taking President Trump out of context during Tuesday's White House press briefing.  
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Senate should consider Trump's Supreme Court nominee 'as early as possible': Burr
Republican Sen. Richard Burr defended President Trump on Tuesday by saying he has “every right under the Constitution” to nominate an individual to the Supreme Court vacancy left by late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, adding that he believes the Senate should consider that nominee “as early as possible.”
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The 50 political states of America
The 2020 election may see the highest turnout in decades, and the electoral map is the largest in a long time.
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Honeymooners stab, tie up rideshare driver in Las Vegas: cops
The honeymoon phase is over! A newlywed couple was nabbed for stabbing and tying up their rideshare driver on their honeymoon near Las Vegas, police said. Chantilly Farmer, 47, and Devonte Roberson, 24, initially called the rideshare service after their car broke down while celebrating their nuptials in Mesquite, news station KVVU reported. The driver...
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'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' and Warzone Season 6 Date and Trailer Revealed
"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" Season 6 has finally been revealed, and there are big changes coming to Warzone.
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China slam's US reckless behavior over COVID toll
China's UN ambassador said Tuesday the U.S. should be held responsible for its "irresponsible behavior" in the handling of the pandemic. The comments are a response to Trump's earlier remarks where he asked the UN to hold China "accountable." (Sept. 22)       
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Supreme Court, coronavirus, race among the topics for the first presidential debate Sept. 29
The debate will be moderated by Fox News' Chris Wallace, who selected six topics for the candidates.        
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Facebook takes down accounts it says were run from China and posting about 2020 election
Facebook on Tuesday said it shut down more than 150 fake accounts run from China that included accounts posting in about November's US presidential election.
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Wells Fargo CEO: ‘Limited pool of black talent to recruit from’
Wells Fargo Chief Executive Charles Scharf exasperated some black employees in a Zoom meeting this summer when he reiterated that the bank had trouble reaching diversity goals because there was not enough qualified minority talent, two participants told Reuters. He also made the assertion in a company-wide memo June 18 that announced diversity initiatives as...
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