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China warns it will take Americans hostage if DOJ doesn’t drop charges against researchers

Beijing is threatening to take Americans in China hostage if the Department of Justice doesn’t drop its prosecution of several Chinese research scientists arrested on U.S. soil this year, according to a report on Saturday. Chinese government officials have repeatedly warned their U.S. counterparts that Americans in China face being detained if its demands are...
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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Bret Baier: Hunter email scandal, Biden's long Washington tenure hot topics at debate
Fox News chief political anchor Bret Baier joined "Fox News @Night" to discuss the highlights of the final 2020 presidential debate.
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Biden and Trump's reactions spoke loudly in final debate
After a chaotic first debate, President Trump and former Vice President Biden let their mostly silent expressions speak volumes.
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Matthew McConaughey reveals why he never dated his co-stars: 'It organically just happened'
Matthew McConaughey said he never dated co-stars like Kate Hudson or Jennifer Lopez 'organically'
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AOC blasts GOP lawmakers for calling female colleagues by nicknames
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Republican lawmakers for calling female legislators by nicknames after President Trump twice referred to her as “AOC” in Thursday night’s debate. “I wonder if Republicans understand how much they advertise their disrespect of women in debates when they consistently call women members of Congress by nicknames or first names while using...
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University of Utah settles with family of murdered student Lauren McCluskey and renames its violence prevention center in her honor
The University of Utah has settled two lawsuits with the parents of Lauren McCluskey, a 21-year-old student who was killed by an ex-boyfriend she had complained about to police more than 20 times.
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Teen Girl Pleads Guilty for Plan to Attack Black Church
Caitlyn Pye apologized during her sentencing on Thursday, telling those in attendance that her plan to attack AME church members was "a mistake."
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Giants let so much more than a win slip through their fingers
Everything the Giants worked for, everything they’d bled for, and now an entire football game was distilled to the most basic element: a ball in the air. Catch the ball, and the Giants win the game. Catch the ball and they close out a thrilling victory, an improbable climb within sight of first place. Catch...
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Live updates: Amy Coney Barrett nomination moves to full Senate for vote
Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans on Thursday voted to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate. 
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Watch the full second debate between President Trump and Joe Biden
At the final debate between President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Joe Biden, the candidates were asked about a wide range of topics, including COVID-19, American families, race in America and climate change. Watch the full debate here.
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Doug Schoen: Trump vs. Biden – Here's who won the debate and what it means for the 2020 election
In the second and final presidential debate Thursday night, Americans witnessed a much less raucous, more coherent, and more substantive — in other words, a more normal — discussion than the first debate just three weeks ago.
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Laura Ingraham, Raymond Arroyo host debate focus group, watch party in battleground Ohio
Supporters of both President Trump and Joe Biden joined Fox News' Laura Ingraham and Raymond Arroyo for a watch party and focus group in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday.
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What was Trump talking about? How the language of Fox News invaded the final debate.
"Laptop from hell," "AOC plus 3," Hunter Biden-related theories and all the other shorthand that non-Fox News viewers probably didn't understand.
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400 years on, descendants examine Mayflower legacy
Four centuries after white Europeans stepped off the Mayflower and onto America's shores, some descendants of the colonists are wrestling with the complicated legacy of their ancestors amid a global racial reckoning. (Oct. 23)       
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Evan Engram left with ‘sucky feeling’ after crushing Giants drop
PHILADELPHIA — A potentially season-changing win slipped through the Giants’ fingers. More precisely, through Evan Engram’s fingers. The tight end blessed with great physical talent that he can’t seem to unlock had a chance to make one of the biggest plays of his career Thursday, but he dropped a pass that would have helped the...
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A cheat sheet for the debate topics that separated Trump and Biden
President Donald Trump disciplined himself for Thursday night's presidential debate and dispensed with the interruptions. And with former Vice President Joe Biden able to talk this time, unlike in the first debate, there was a serious policy discussion.
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Undecided voters say who they will vote for after debate
A panel of undecided voters speak to CNN's Gary Tuchman after the final 2020 presidential election debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
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Review: The final Trump-Biden debate was a study in exasperation
NBC's Kristen Welker brought control to the moderator's chair for the final presidential debate, a calmer matchup still full of lies and attacks.
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Sean Hannity: Trump made Biden feel ‘full force of truth’ during final debate
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was "caught in lie after lie after lie" during the second and final presidential debate of the 2020 presidential campaign, Fox News host Sean Hannity claimed Thursday. 
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How first-time voters felt about final presidential debate
A trio of first-time presidential voters said the final debate before Election Day was largely underwhelming — and the candidates didn’t pull any of them across party lines. “I feel like every other election I’ve watched throughout my life, with my parents and such, it was a lot more respectful,” Maggie Zawatski, 22, of Brooklyn,...
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Dan Gainor: At presidential debate, Trump interrupted by Welker all night but he still manages to do this
At the presidential debate moderator Kristen Welker spent all night interrupting Trump. But despite that, the evening didn’t go anywhere near as she planned.
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Opinion: Big Ten football set for return — and collision course with COVID-19 surge
Big Ten presidents opted to reverse course and allow football to go ahead in 2020. Now the conference will start play as COVID-19 surges in Midwest.        
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Live updates: Trump, Biden final presidential debate in the books
President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden debated about the coronavirus, immigration, the economy and other issues during Thursday evening's final presidential debate.
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The Race for Shipping’s Green Fuel of the Future
Shipping is the backbone of the global economy, responsible for about 90% of world trade. But it also accounts for almost 3% of man-made carbon dioxide emissions. If the world’s ships are going to hit targets for reducing emissions, they’ll need to start burning clean fuel by 2030. The question is, which one?
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What to watch on Friday: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ on Netflix
Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 | “Bad Hair” debuts on Hulu.
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Big Ten’s return highlights a Super 6 college football weekend
Trio of games highlights Fox’s college football schedule
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Amid a year of debate over inequity and police violence, Trump and Biden spar over race
Trump asserted that ‘nobody has done more for the Black community’ since Lincoln — including the nation’s first African American president.
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Watch Ariana Grande occupy the White House in video for new single, 'Positions'
The 27-year-old pop star's latest single is the first from her forthcoming album, due Oct. 30.
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Trump’s early October donation bump was not enough to make up for Biden’s cash lead, filings show
Biden’s cash lead had grown insurmountable for Trump as of mid-October, in the final weeks of the campaign.
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Bronx suspect arrested after exchanging fire with NYPD
NYPD cops exchanged fire with a man in the Bronx on Thursday night, the second time in less than three hours police shot at armed suspects in the borough, police sources said. Nobody was struck in the latest encounter at about 11:45 p.m. near East 156th street and Hewitt Place in Longwood, sources said. After...
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World Series ratings at record low for second straight game
ARLINGTON, Texas — The World Series drew a record-low audience of television viewers for the second straight night. Tampa Bay’s 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 on Wednesday night was seen by an average of 8,950,000 viewers on Fox, receiving a 5.0 rating and 11 share, according to Nielsen Media Research....
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COVID-19, race and the mute button take center stage at final presidential debate
The final presidential debate had a totally different feel than the first one. Issues took center stage, but the mute button was also put into play.        
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President Trump Won’t Say How 545 Migrant Children Still Separated From Their Parents Will Be Reunited
President Donald Trump defended his Administration's decision to separate migrant children from their parents
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Dodgers-Rays Series Has Already Tied a Babe Ruth World Series Record, About to Break a Jeter Milestone
2020 World Series Game 3 will be Friday night, and records by 2 Yankees legends have already been matched in the first two games. Here's what happened, and here's how to watch Game 3.
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newsweek.com
Election speed read: 11 days to November 3
Breaking -- Remdesivir, a drug President Donald Trump took to help treat his Covid, has gotten FDA approval -- the first such drug to gain access to the US market.
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This is the President Trump we should have seen weeks ago: Goodwin
The best Trump ever. That’s what America saw in Thursday’s debate as the president finally found his stride. He was substantive, measured and relatively calm — a combination that enabled him to give the best debate performance I’ve ever seen from him. His repeated focus on jobs and economic growth reflected the success of his...
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Daniel Jones’ highlights and lowlights dwarfed in Giants’ implosion
One play. One drive. One touchdown. That’s all Joe Judge asked of Daniel Jones. And then Jones faked the handoff to Wayne Gallman and was off to the races, ahead of the field, Eagles chasing futilely, Nick Gates thrusting his arm in the air … Then, Jones began stumbling, around the 20, and tumbled forward....
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Climate crisis: Full final presidential debate video part 5
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden debate the climate change crisis at the final presidential debate in Nashville. Check out more CNN debate coverage here.
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The Final Presidential Debate Was Better. But Who Is Left to Convince?
After the nearly unintelligible shout-fest of 2020’s first presidential debate, the last match-up between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden felt like a throwback to something approaching normal. In a more sedate, more substantive and more respectful sequel, the candidates still had plenty to squabble over. With just 12 days until polls open…
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Bella Mir, daughter of Frank Mir, wins pro debut via unanimous decision
The daughter of the former UFC heavyweight champion has her first pro victory under her belt at age 17.        Related StoriesBella Mir, daughter of Frank Mir, wins pro debut via unanimous decision - EnclosureUFC 254 weigh-in results and live video stream (1 a.m. ET)UFC 254 weigh-in results and live video stream (1 a.m. ET) - Enclosure 
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Giants defense broke when it mattered most
PHILADELPHIA — The Giants defense ran out of gas, and it made for a long drive back up the New Jersey Turnpike. For three quarters on “Thursday Night Football,” coordinator Patrick Graham’s unit overachieved as it has all season. And then what always happens to the Giants at Lincoln Financial Field — no matter who...
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Wait is over: Listen to Ariana Grande's new single, 'Positions,' from anxiously awaited sixth album
Ariana Grande's "Positions" is her first new music since chart-topping duet "Rain on Me" with Lady Gaga.        
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Trump, Biden have back-and-forth over racism
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden clashed on race relations during Thursday's debate. Biden said Trump "pours fuel on every racist fire" and noted that at his last debate the president wouldn't condemn white supremacy. (Oct. 22)       
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7 takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate
The second and final showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden looked much more like a normal debate than their first meeting.
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Trump's rally dance sparks viral TikTok challenge
Mr. Trump has been dancing at the end of many rallies, but TikTok users are taking that "dad dance" and making it their own.
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Photos of the Week: Watery Labyrinth, Giza Necropolis, Wuhan Opera
Movie-making in Italy, a drive-in viewing of the World Series in Los Angeles, a church set ablaze in Chile, wildfires in Colorado, grandmotherly Tai Chi in China, rugby matches in Australia, balloon crop-spraying in China, rescued huskies in Russia, and much more.
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Editorial: Trump was less unhinged in the second debate, but Biden still scored
In Thursday's second and final presidential debate, President Trump said nothing to persuade those who haven't made up their minds that he deserves a second term.
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latimes.com
New Jersey judge throws out Trump campaign mail-in ballot lawsuit
A federal judge in New Jersey Thursday threw out an August lawsuit filed by the Trump campaign in relation to mail-in voting.  
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