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Mitch McConnell Thinks Senate Has an 'Obligation Under the Constitution' to Advance Trump's SC Nominee
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that filling the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court with an appointee from President Donald Trump was "very likely to happen."
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Around 20 DHS intelligence reports recalled in the wake of Portland controversy
Around 20 Department of Homeland Security open source intelligence reports were recalled in the aftermath of revelations this summer that the department had potentially collected and disseminated intelligence on US journalists, according to a department official familiar with the review.
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'It affects virtually nobody': Fact-checking Trump's continued efforts to downplay the risks of coronavirus
Hours before the US death toll from Covid-19 surpassed 200,000, President Donald Trump was again downplaying the risks of the disease.
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Braun vows Senate prepared to make the 'most of the time that we’ve got' on Trump SCOTUS nomination
Republican senators are gearing up to make the "most of the time that we’ve got" and vote to confirm President Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election, Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "Your World" Tuesday.
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NFL fines Jon Gruden, Sean Payton for violating mask policy
Mask up or pay up, NFL coaches. The league on Tuesday fined the New Orleans Saints’ Sean Payton and Las Vegas Raiders’ Jon Gruden $100,000 apiece for not following the league’s directive to wear face coverings on the sideline during games. Both teams were also penalized $250,000, meaning five head coaches and their respective teams...
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NCAA approves plan to hold Division I fall 2020 championships in spring 2021
The decision affects the Football Championship Subdivision plus soccer, cross country, field hockey, women's volleyball and men's water polo.       
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Wild video shows moment shots are fired into NYC car dealership with kids inside
Terrifying video shows the moment a gunman fires into a Bronx car dealership — forcing three little kids to hit the floor. Workers and customers — including a man and a trio of small children sitting on a couch — were in the used-car business in Eastchester around 7:30 p.m. Monday when the suspect suddenly...
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Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn lower-court ruling that blocked effort to exclude undocumented from apportionment
A three-judge panel in New York earlier this month said the president had engaged in an “unlawful exercise of authority.”
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Arctic race heats up as Russia launches flagship nuclear-powered icebreaker
Russia’s new nuclear-powered icebreaker, the Arktika, launched on its maiden voyage out of St. Petersburg Tuesday on a two-week journey to the northern port of Murmansk.
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Skip Bayless nearing raise after Dak Prescott controversy
Skip Bayless isn’t going anywhere. Following his widely-rebuked declaration that he felt “no sympathy” for Cowboys’ quarterback Dak Prescott disclosing his battle with depression, the “Undisputed” host is in line for a new deal with Fox Sports, according to Front Office Sports. The deal, which had not yet been finalized, would see Bayless continue in his...
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UFC 253 free fight: Dominick Reyes starches Chris Weidman in Round 1
Ahead of his title fight with Jan Blachowicz at UFC 253, relive Dominick Reyes' finish of Chris Weidman at UFC on ESPN 6.        Related StoriesUFC 253 'Embedded,' No. 2: Dominick Reyes hoops it upKetlen Vieira takes solace in first career loss: 'I needed to mature'Spinning Back Clique: Colby Covington, Donald Cerrone, UFC 253 and more 
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Two weeks after leaving Thunder, Billy Donovan accepts Bulls coaching job
Just two weeks after leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder, Billy Donovan was snapped up to take over as Chicago Bulls coach.       
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China fumes at Trump’s UN speech, accuses US of spreading 'political virus'
China on Tuesday responded angrily to President Trump’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly, in which he blamed the communist country for the coronavirus pandemic -- with Beijing accusing Trump of spreading a “political virus.”
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A rare blue moon will light up the Halloween night sky
2020 marks the first time a Halloween full moon has been visible in all time zones since World War II.
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LSU Was the Donald Trump of College Football in 2019, Now They Both Want More in 2020
There are many similarities to LSU's title run in 2019 and Trump's 2016 presidential election. Now, they both want to continue their winning streaks in the Fall of 2020.
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Carey Mulligan Joins Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein ‘Maestro’ Biopic
Mulligan will star as Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein, the wife of the prolific composer.
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Russia Troops Drop Near West Border in Belarus Drills Being Watched by U.S.
"As with all activity in the region, we are aware of and closely monitoring the exercise," U.S. European Command spokesperson Navy Lieutenant Commander Russ Wolfkiel told Newsweek.
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26 charged in drug ring out of Milwaukee as part of Operation Legend, Barr says
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday lauded the efforts of Operation Legend as new charges were brought against 26 people who were allegedly involved in a violent drug ring out of Milwaukee.
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Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons opts out of playing the rest of the season
Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who will become a free agent this fall, has opted out of the last five games of the season due to COVID-19 concerns.
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Democrats Push for Second Stimulus Checks Amid Congressional Hearing: 'Rent Must be Paid'
"The economic impact payments must be made," Democratic Rep. Al Green said
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Mary J. Blige reflects on classic 'My Life' album
During a recent media day for "Power Book II: Ghost," R&B icon Mary J. Blige said she doesn't remember much about the period creating her classic "My Life" album because she was living like she was "ready to die." She also says a documentary about the project is coming soon. (Sept. 22)       
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Michael B. Jordan, JoJo Siwa land on this year's Time 100 list of most influential people
Actor and producer Michael B. Jordan and YouTube personality JoJo Siwa have made this year's TIME 100 list.        
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Fairfax’s top prosecutor says staffing ‘crisis’ will hurt county’s ability to seek justice
Steve Descano told the board of supervisors his office, which has a staff of 45, would need to grow by 84 positions in the coming years to handle all cases other than non-DUI traffic violations, requiring millions in additional funding.
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Playboy in exclusive talks with Mountain Crest on IPO bid
Playboy Enterprises is in exclusive talks with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. a blank check company headed by Chinese national Suying Liu, that would enable the once-iconic brand to return as a publicly traded company. A key ambition of the firm, which in March dropped the print version of the magazine founded by the late Hugh...
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Amputee pro athlete sues New York gym for refusing to return her equipment
Below-knee amputee Amy Palmiero-Winters — who won a 2010 ESPY Award declaring her the world’s top female athlete with a disability — is suing her gym after they refused to return equipment she bought to train at the facility, according to a new lawsuit. Palmiero-Winters, 48, trained at CrossFit CAMO on Long Island — and...
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Evangelical leaders try to take on QAnon in their community
Some evangelical leaders are trying to fight back against online conspiracies gaining popularity in their ranks. Sarah Poster, a reporting fellow at Type Investigations and the author of "Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump," spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about why QAnon has become so pervasive among many religious Republicans.
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Putin touts Russian coronavirus vaccine, offers it to UN staff for free
Vladimir Putin called the recently approved Russian coronavirus vaccine "reliable, safe, and effective" and offered to supply the vaccine, which many scientists are skeptical of, to other nations. 
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NYC reverend allegedly sent penis pics to female pastor, sought oral sex
A reverend propositioned a female pastor to be his mistress, sent her penis pics and once said he wanted “a blowjob from a cute pastor like [her],” new court papers allege. Rev. Charles Atkins Jr. allegedly helped to get Rev. Grace Nzameyo Maa a job at Manhattan’s The French Evangelical Church of New York —...
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Purple Line construction stops as builders prepare to quit
Workers are packing up and securing construction sites, Maryland officials said Tuesday.
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Opinion: Derek Carr, Raiders have found home together in Las Vegas
After some rocky times during the first two years of Jon Gruen's tenure, Derek Carr seems to have found a comfort zone with the Raiders' offense.        
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Is the Amazon safe in Bolsonaro's hands?
As world leaders take the virtual stage at the UN General Assembly, they have highlighted the coronavirus pandemic and the inexorable warming of the planet. For Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, both crises have been met with the same response: denial, finger-pointing and ineffective gestures.
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Kelly Clarkson 'didn’t see’ divorce coming
Kelly Clarkson addressed her divorce with her estranged husband, Brandon Blackstock, on Monday.
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Leaders spar at UN General Assembly amid global crisis
• Is the Amazon safe in Bolsonaro's hands?
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Leaders spar at UN General Assembly amid global crisis
World leaders gathered virtually Tuesday for this week's United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with the UN's historic 75th anniversary overshadowed by strongmen leaders, fraying relations and a sense of intensifying international crisis.
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Bill Clinton secretly met Ghislaine Maxwell for ‘intimate dinner’: report
Bill Clinton secretly met socialite-turned-accused sex-trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell for an “intimate” dinner in 2014 — well after reports that she and perv pal Jeffrey Epstein had abused at least one teen, a report said Tuesday. The former president joined Maxwell — who is now cooling her heels in a Brooklyn jail cell on charges involving...
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Karl Rove breaks down Trump, Biden's pursuit of Midwest working-class voters
President Trump and Joe Biden spent Monday making campaign appearances in different Midwestern states to court the working-class vote, former George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove explained on "Bill Hemmer Reports" Tuesday.
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Vanessa Bryant sues LA sheriff over graphic helicopter crash photos
Kobe Bryant’s widow is suing the Los Angeles County sheriff, claiming that deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, their 13-year-old daughter and seven others. Vanessa Bryant filed the suit late last week, seeking damages for negligence, invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Reports following...
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Lindsey Vonn shares alarming pics of her dogs after they chased a porcupine: 'My boys got into some trouble'
The photos Vonn uploaded to the social media app show the retired Olympic skier's two dogs covered in porcupine quills.
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CDC warns against trick-or-treating during pandemic
The CDC also stresses that Halloween costume masks are not acceptable substitutes for cloth masks.
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White House unveils a new relief bill strategy to avoid mass airline worker layoffs, schedule cuts
The White House is willing to accept an airline relief bill that's not part of an overall new stimulus package.        
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What Time Will ‘Enola Holmes’ Be on Netflix?
Looking to solve the mystery of the Enola Holmes release time? You've come to the right place.
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No lessons learned from 2016 and other commentary
Eye on 2020: No Lessons Learned From 2016 “Americans aren’t just fleeing liberal strongholds like California, Chicago and New York in droves. We are moving politically, too,” writes Bridget Phetasy at Spectator USA. She has “received hundreds of e-mails from others who feel politically homeless.” Ex-Democrats say “the ‘mostly peaceful protests’ were the pivotal moment...
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Italian airline Alitalia offers 'COVID-tested flights' to prevent coronavirus spread
Forget in-flight meals – one airline is offering a new kind of must-have freebie.
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Trump: 'Very close' to Supreme Court decision, will announce nominee Saturday
President Trump said Tuesday he’s "very close" to making a decision on a Supreme Court nominee and will announce his pick on Saturday.
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Supreme Court, United Nations, Pandemic Baking: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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UFC 253 'Embedded,' No. 2: Dominick Reyes hoops it up
With time to kill in Abu Dhabi, UFC 253's title fight competitors go out to find things to do.        Related StoriesUFC 253 'Embedded,' No. 1: Leaving Las VegasKetlen Vieira takes solace in first career loss: 'I needed to mature'Spinning Back Clique: Colby Covington, Donald Cerrone, UFC 253 and more 
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‘Filthy Rich’ star Steve Harris breaks down new Fox series
The pulpy Southern Gothic drama follows the wealthy Monreaux family, who own a Christian TV empire called Sunshine Network
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Feeling salty this 2020? Reese's is launching Big Cups with pretzels to satisfy your cravings
The new Reese's Big Cups with pretzels makes the classic chocolate cup larger and packs the peanut butter filling with salty pretzels.       
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