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Trump Welcomes Bipartisan Stimulus Proposal, Including Checks, But Won't Endorse Plan

The president has continued to state he is keen for a further relief package to be passed amid a deadlock over reaching an agreement.
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Oklahoma students protest in-person classes
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NFL's outbreak has high school teams vigilant
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Virus that causes COVID-19 found in beach water
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NBA's Adam Silver on lack of Black head coaches: 'I know we can do better'
SportsPulse: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver responded to a question about the lack of Black head coaches in the league and if he'd consider implementing a 'Rooney Rule' for minority head coach candidates.        
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First presidential debate featured a bully, zero civility and lots of chaos: Reader views
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'I Like What I See': FAA Chief Flies 737 Max, But Not Ready To Recertify Plane
Steve Dickson took a Boeing 737 Max on a test flight Wednesday and says "It responded well," as regulators inch closer to ungrounding the troubled jetliner.
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Truck swerves off a road through patio, before landing in backyard swimming pool
A 49-year-old man drove a pickup truck into a Florida swimming pool after veering from the road to avoid hitting a disabled vehicle, according to a report.
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Health Dept. identifies sheriff's office as a COVID-19 'cluster'
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Trooper dragged during incident at gas station
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Police now have safer non-lethal device on hand
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Mom dies attempting to rescue children from ocean
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Hospital 'facility dog' brings joy to patients
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Student gets early start in agribusiness
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Neanderthal genes may be to blame in some severe coronavirus cases
Genes inherited from Neanderthal ancestors may be involved in some cases of severe Covid-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, researchers in Germany reported Wednesday.
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Judge dismisses GOP Senate candidate's suit over Minnesota's coronavirus restrictions
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected GOP Senate candidate Jason Lewis' lawsuit alleging that Minnesota's coronavirus restrictions placed an unconstitutional burden on his ability to campaign.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says NYPD officers not wearing masks should face ‘penalties’
New York City police officers who don’t wear coronavirus masks should face “penalties,” according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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No, the Recession Isn’t Over—and It’s About to Get Much Worse for Some
As Tuesday’s chaotic Presidential debate shifted to a discussion about the U.S. economy, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden seemed, yet again, to be operating in different stratospheres. As Trump boasted—without corroborating evidence—that “our country is coming back incredibly well” from the economic shutdown precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic, Biden countered that…
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Spend a night as the "mayor" of Hell, Michigan
Most people spend their lives trying to stay out of Hell, but Airbnb is offering a chance for ghouls and goblins to become the "mayor" — of Hell, Michigan​, that is.
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7 wounded in Milwaukee funeral home shooting
Seven people were reportedly shot outside a Milwaukee funeral home Wednesday when a car pulled up near a crowd of 100 mourners and someone inside opened fired. 
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Biden, Mr. Rogers' widow Joanne hold virtual call during Pennsylvania campaign stop
Rogers, 92, is an outspoken critic of President Trump and supporter of the Biden campaign.
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In unusual move, FAA chief test flies 737 Max; says more fixes needed
Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson says he has some suggestions for new changes to the Boeing 737 MAX after piloting the grounded jetliner Wednesday.
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UFC 253 'Fight Motion': Israel Adesanya's technique reigns supreme
Check UFC 253 highlights including Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz's title victories in super slow-motion.        Related StoriesAngela Hill: Israel Adesanya, Colby Covington held to different standardsUFC on ESPN 16's Carlos Felipe calls 'bipolar' Yorgan De Castro a hypocriteUFC on ESPN 16's Yorgan De Castro learned the importance of backup plans from Greg Hardy loss 
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Democrats Skewer Pharma Executives Over Profit-Driven Drug Price Increases
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) accused the CEO of drug company Teva of pretending to "look like you give a shit about sick people" while making ever-increasing profits during House testimony on Wednesday.
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Biden slams Trump as 'entitled, self-serving'
Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden blasted President Donald Trump as "an entitled self-serving president" during Biden's most aggressive day on the campaign trail all year, with numerous stops on a train tour that began in Cleveland and took him to western Pa. (Sept. 30)       
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How Many Americans Watched Trump and Biden's Clash? Fewer Than First 2016 Debate With Clinton
Viewership for the first presidential debate dropped nearly 15 percent from 2016 to 2020, but the reason why isn't entirely known.
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Brad Parscale resigns from Trump campaign after incident at home
A former senior campaign aide said Parscale's departure was "expected."
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Bob Woodward: We now have a constitutional problem
Legendary journalist Bob Woodward and CNN's Wolf Blitzer discuss the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
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Yankees’ Gio Urshela: I’ve grown since time with Indians
The first time Gio Urshela played in the postseason, he was an all-field, no-hit third baseman for the Indians who went on to make two key errors in the 2017 ALDS that helped the Yankees advance. He’s back in Cleveland for the Wild Card Series, firmly established as a stellar defender and one of the...
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Shelter Island resident sues town for allowing Beyoncé to film at historical site
Mike Gaynor claims that neither Beyoncé nor Disney applied for permission to film at Sylvester Manor.
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A judge has approved an $800 million settlement for victims of the Las Vegas shooting
A judge approved a $800 million settlement on Wednesday for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, which is considered the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
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Anthony Davis on Lakers teammate LeBron James: 'I plan to follow this motherf---er to hopefully 9 more Finals'
Superstar Anthony Davis said that he would like to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers and teammate LeBron James for the foreseeable future with the intention of making several NBA Finals in the coming years.
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Local, Oregon State Police To Keep Acting as Federal Officers Despite Portland Mayor's Request
"The U.S. Marshal will not cancel the cross-deputation of local and state law enforcement officers," read a statement from the District of Oregon U.S. Attorney's Office on Wednesday.
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Consistency in the time of day you work out may keep off the pounds, study finds
The key to working out consistently and keeping off the pounds may be as simple as setting the same time of day for your workouts and sticking to the schedule, according to a recent study in the journal Obesity.
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Belligerent Trump debate performance stokes fears among Republicans about November
The president’s refusal during the debate to clearly condemn the Proud Boys extremist group prompted condemnations from Democrats and a muted response from Republicans.
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Thousands sign up as poll workers after LeBron James' efforts
The campaign is looking toward the next phase of the poll worker recruitment: a focus on cities where shortages remain.
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California task force will consider paying reparations for slavery
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill Wednesday that will establish a task force to study and develop proposals for paying reparations to the descendants of enslaved Black people.
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Rays sweep Blue Jays, will face Yankees or Indians in ALDS
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam and the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays won a postseason series for the first time in 12 years, overpowering the young Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep of their AL wild-card matchup. Renfroe launched the first playoff grand slam in franchise history...
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Ardeth Platte, Dominican nun and antinuclear activist, dies at 84
She also served as an inspiration for a character on the Netflix show “Orange Is the New Black.”
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Swarm of small earthquakes strikes Salton Sea area
The biggest of the temblors measured 4.4 magnitude and struck about 4:30 p.m. near the town of Westmoreland.
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Republican Senators Heavily Criticize First Donald Trump-Joe Biden Debate: 'S**tshow,' 'Brawl,' 'Exhausting'
Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma said President Donald Trump should "restrain himself a little."
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LeBron James helps recruit 10,000 volunteers to polls in black electoral districts
NBA superstar LeBron James has reportedly helped recruit 10,000 poll workers in black electoral districts for the 2020 presidential election. The James-fronted collective of star athletes — dubbed More Than a Vote — organized the rally to increase workers as part of the joint “We Got Next” initiative with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, The...
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New California law, the first of its kind, requires racial diversity on corporate boards of directors
CA Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law requiring publicly traded corporations based in California to appoint board members from underrepresented groups.       
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Airline workers brace for mass layoffs
Tens of thousands of airline industry workers are bracing for layoffs and furloughs on Thursday if Congress fails to pass a relief package aimed at alleviating the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. (Sept. 30)       
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Jan Blachowicz's UFC 253 win receives government approval back home in Poland
Newly-crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki after returning home to Poland after UFC 253.       Related StoriesJan Blachowicz's UFC 253 win receives government approval back home in Poland - EnclosureAngela Hill: Israel Adesanya, Colby Covington held to different standardsUFC on ESPN 16's Carlos Felipe calls 'bipolar' Yorgan De Castro a hypocrite 
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L.A. Unified's high-stakes bet that untested start-up can run its coronavirus testing program
The success of L.A. Unified's massive testing program depends on SummerBio, a company just started by a former business associate of Supt. Austin Beutner. The deal came outside the district's normal contracting process, under Beutner's emergency powers.
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NYC housing official busted for using phony parking placard
Vivian Louie, assistant commissioner for the city's Department of Housing Preservation and Development, faces up to seven years behind bars.
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It’s past time to pull the plug on Andrew Cuomo’s dictatorial pandemic powers
I don’t mean to alarm the good people of New York, but it’s important that they understand we are living under a dictatorship — with no end in sight. Who’s the autocrat in question? Why, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, of course. Perhaps because his father was governor before him, Cuomo may have grown up thinking of...
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