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Last-minute bid to stop evictions which could see 'up to 55,000 people' homeless

Lib Dem peer Olly Grender will use a rarely used parliamentary tactic today to try and block the removals from going ahead
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Taulia Tagovailoa rallies Maryland past Minnesota in overtime
Taulia Tagovailoa, Maryland sophomore quarterback, shines as the Terps rally from 17 down to beat the Golden Gophers in overtime, 45-44.
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More People Are Voting For Democrats Rather Than Against GOP Compared to 2016: Fox News Poll
The poll also found that 48 percent of registered voters "strongly dislike" Trump and only 44 percent of all voters plan on voting for him.
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Harrison to Graham: You can't give anybody lesson on telling truth
At the final South Carolina Senate debate Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison called out Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, saying that he's "lied to the people here of South Carolina."
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Philippines orders evacuation as the strongest typhoon of 2020 approaches
MANILA – Philippine officials on Saturday ordered an evacuation of thousands of residents in the southern part of the main Luzon island as a category 5 storm that is the world’s strongest this year approaches the Southeast Asian nation. Typhoon Goni, with 133 miles sustained winds and gusts of up to 164 mph, will make...
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Quinnen Williams wasn’t fazed by Jets trade rumors
Quinnen Williams said he didn’t have a reaction to swirling reports that the Jets were shopping him. When head coach Adam Gase publicly refuted the notion that Williams was on the trade block this week, it was all the same to Williams, who insisted Friday that he didn’t pay any attention to such rumors in...
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Philadelphia police budget cuts sought by 4 councilmembers during week of riots, looting: report
Four first-term City Council members in Philadelphia vowed Friday to continue pushing for cuts to the city police department’s budget – during a week that saw more than 200 stores looted in reaction to the Monday police-shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr.
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Paroled killer arrested in NYC subway shooting
A two-time murderer who’d been released on lifetime parole is back behind bars — after she was arrested on Friday for allegedly shooting a man in the neck during an argument at a Manhattan subway station earlier this month, police said. Before being released just last year, Rona Love, 59, had spent 25 years in...
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Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy reunite for 'Hocus Pocus' reunion alongside Meryl Streep and more
Bette Midler has officially won Halloween.
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Body camera video shows Fred Williams jumping a fence, holding a gun when he was shot by deputy
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials on Friday released footage of the first deputy shooting captured on newly rolled out body-worn cameras. Fred Williams III was killed this month during a foot chase in Willowbrook.
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Why does Trump love playing 'Fortunate Son' at rallies? John Fogerty has a pretty good theory
"The song is decrying the kind of person [Trump] is," says the Creedence Clearwater Revival founder of his 1969 antiwar classic. "He's absolutely that person I wrote the song about."
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A power company's electrical equipment started one of the most destructive fires in California history
A 2018 wildfire that killed three and destroyed more than 1,600 structures in California was sparked by Southern California Edison's utility equipment in fierce winds, according to a redacted investigative report determining the origin of the fire.
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UCLA football player tests positive, then negative for COVID-19
A UCLA football player who tested positive for COVID-19 has tested negative, but must get a second negative result before being cleared to rejoin the team.
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Trump baselessly claims doctors inflate coronavirus death counts for money as infections hit new high
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'Baffling': Lemon wonders how 'awful' comment helps Trump
CNN's Don Lemon is left baffled after President Trump pushed a baseless conspiracy theory at one of his rallies in Michigan, claiming that "our doctors get more money if somebody dies from Covid."
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USC pulls in-house video after deeming it insensitive during pandemic
Athletic director Mike Bohn apologizes for video posted that showed unmasked players and coaches attending a fake Hollywood premiere and a pool party.
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Boris Johnson may consider new UK lockdown, The Times reports
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UFC 255 poster released: Champs Deiveson Figueiredo, Valentina Shevchenko look to defend
Check out the official poster for UFC 255 on Nov. 21, featuring flyweight champs Deiveson Figueiredo and Valentina Shevchenko.        Related StoriesUFC 255 poster released: Champs Deiveson Figueiredo, Valentina Shevchenko look to defend - EnclosureBellator 250 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social mediaVideo: Paris Artis lands frightening head kick knockout at CFFC 87 
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Trump downplays pandemic on campaign trail as cases top 9 million; Voters pay respect to Susan B. Anthony at her grave in Rochester
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Buccaneers’ Tristan Wirfs could show Giants what they passed on
It would be understandable if general manager Dave Gettleman and the Giants are dealing with buyer’s remorse. On Monday night, they will get an up-close look at what might have been. Tristan Wirfs — the NFL’s highest-graded rookie offensive tackle according to Pro Football Focus — will be in town playing right tackle for the...
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Next to last week of NASCAR gives you a chance to win FOX’s Super 6
The Chase of the Cup heads to Martinsville on Sunday and you could win $25,000
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Steve Cohen sports Mets gear while ‘celebrating’ buying team
Steve Cohen’s first photo as Mets owner could be an encouraging one. The hedge fund billionaire’s wife, Alex, shared a photo to Twitter of her and Cohen after he officially bought the Mets from the Wilpons for $2.4 billion on Friday. The pictured showed the couple at home, Cohen with his legs crossed sporting a...
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Fantasy football: Look to fringe receivers for bye week help
With four teams on a bye in Week 8 and a continued rash of injuries, fantasy football  owners are having a tough time patching their lineups together for this weekend. There are no quality running backs available on the waiver wire, and unless you own one of the top four tight ends, that position has...
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Four injured in Charles County, Md., shooting, sheriff says
Gunfire was reported on Crain Highway in Waldorf, according to sheriff.
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PG&E should be fined $166 million for botched power shut-offs, watchdog agency says
The company failed to notify tens of thousands of customers that blackouts were imminent.
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'Halloween Kills' drops another teaser trailer, Jamie Lee Curtis says film connects to BLM
Another teaser trailer for "Halloween Kills" has arrived, and star Jamie Lee Curtis is talking about the film's reckoning with shared trauma.       
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Family dynasty protects a ‘killer’ Kennedy
Of course, Michael Skakel got away with the murder of Martha Moxley.
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US coronavirus cases surpass 9 million, driven by asymptomatic infections
Coronavirus infections passed 9 million on Friday with the virus spreading across the United States at a faster rate than previously seen.
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NBA and players' union extend deadline to opt out of CBA until Nov. 6
The NBA and NBPA pushed back the deadline for either side to opt out of the collective bargaining agreement until Nov. 6 as talks continue ahead of next season.
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Completely bonkers 'Hocus Pocus' fundraiser reunites cast, overflows with celebrity cameos
Bette Midler's "Hocus Pocus" cast and stars including Mariah Carey, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close and John Stamos made a bonkers fundraiser video.       
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Even from childhood bedrooms, socially distanced students work to get out the vote
Socially distanced, bored and ready to win: Young voters campaign from home in a high-stakes election year playing out amid a once-in-a-century pandemic.
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AOC Says She Doubts 'Spineless' Lindsey Graham 'Believes in Anything'
"I'm not sure you believe in *anything* except preserving yourself," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) after he debated his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison on Friday night.
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People Call to #BoycottHomeDepot After Co-Founder Backs Donald Trump
"Trump deserves a second term not despite his COVID-19 response, but because of it," Bernie Marcus, the retired co-founder of The Home Depot, wrote in an opinion article published by Fox News, prompting a social media call to boycott the company on Friday.
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1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray, study finds
More than a million tons a year of America’s plastic trash isn’t ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person is landing in places such as oceans and roadways, according to a new study of U.S. plastic trash. In 2016 — the last year enough data...
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Philly’s Already on Edge. Election Day Could Spark Total Chaos.
Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP PHILADELPHIA—On Monday, against the backdrop of a nation careening toward its most fraught election in memory and a stream of ominous chatter from Donald Trump about this city in particular, local cops fatally fired 14 shots at Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old, mentally-ill Black man wielding a knife.Ensuing protests played out in parallel with last-minute legal jockeying and frantic preparations for November 3 in this most Democratic of towns, where Joe Biden needs to run up a massive margin to avoid a repeat of Trump’s shocking Pennsylvania win in 2016.The video of Wallace’s killing burned across social media, and among its viewers was Philadelphia's youngest Democratic ward leader, Anton Moore, himself a Black millennial. The 34-year-old activist, who addressed his party’s national convention in 2016, said the pain and frustration it evoked were almost enough to make him cancel an event on Tuesday to remind his neighbors of their last chance to apply for and fill out a mail-in ballot, even though he had already booked a DJ.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Fred Wilpon’s complicated Mets legacy could never overcome Madoff stain
For most of the 37 years in which he owned the Yankees, a quote George Steinbrenner issued on the day he officially put together a group to purchase his baseball team alternately haunted him and caused gales of laughter in his wake because of the supreme irony attached to every syllable. “We plan absentee ownership...
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In Praise of Mr. Kamala Harris & Other 21st Century Real Men
Photo Illustration by Kristen Hazzard/The Daily Beast/Photos GettyWhen I was growing up in the 1980s, it was a pretty big deal when Sandra Day O’Connor took her place on the Supreme Court. She was an instant icon for women of my generation. Her husband, a once-powerful Arizona lawyer and the family breadwinner, for all intents and purposes became invisible. The O'Connors met at Stanford Law School, married in 1952, and had three sons. Justice O’Connor couldn’t even get a job, much like her colleague the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, despite both graduating at the top of their classes.John O'Connor, for his part, left a lucrative partnership at a Phoenix law firm to come to Washington with his wife in 1981. He worked for other storied D.C. law firms but was limited in his ability to take on matters that could come before the justices.What many people do not know is that Justice O’Connor left the court when she was 75 to become a full-time caretaker of her husband, who was diagnosed with Alzheimers in 2006. What emerged from O’Connor’s decision back then is no different than the conversations powerful women are having right now. An intimate picture emerged of one of the country’s most powerful women navigating work/life balance on a grand scale — the twin pressures of a husband progressively losing cognitive function while she carried out her unique responsibilities as one of nine justices on the Supreme Court. Ultimately she chose family.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Trump baselessly claims doctors are inflating coronavirus death counts for money as cases again hit record levels
President Donald Trump on Friday baselessly claimed that doctors are inflating the coronavirus death count for monetary gain while cases, hospitalizations and deaths surge across the country.
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Dunkin' is going private in $11.3 billion deal
Dunkin' is being acquired in a $11.3 billion deal.
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The Demented Drama Behind a Chart-Topping Band Going Full Proud Boy
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyNu-metal band Trapt kicked off the year with a MAGA-themed Twitter meltdown, and celebrated the coronavirus summer with a maskless concert at one of the biggest superspreader events ever.Now their frontman is closing out 2020 the only logical way: by proclaiming membership in the far-right Proud Boys.On Trapt’s best-known song, the 2002 single “Headstrong,” frontman Chris Taylor Brown cautions listeners to “back off, I'll take you on/Headstrong to take on anyone.” The track topped some rock charts in 2003.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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US breaks COVID-19 case record for third straight day
The number of new U.S. COVID-19 cases continued to break records for the third day straight on Friday, when more than 97,000 infections were reported, according to NBC News. That number tops Thursday’s previous record-breaking 90,456 cases. And Thursday’s number had broken Wednesday’s record high of 80,662 new cases. In all, it is the fifth...
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TikTok hack for opening coffee creamer stuns internet
A TikTok user posted a video showing an easy hack for breaking the foil on bottles of coffee creamer, using the lid of the bottle.
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Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird announce they are engaged
Two-time World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe and 11-time WNBA All-Star Sue Bird are getting hitched. The sports power couple announced their engagement with a photo posted to Bird’s Instagram account on Friday and a representative for Rapinoe confirmed the news to Reuters, as congratulations for the couple poured in from across social media. Four-time Olympic...
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Video: Paris Artis lands frightening head kick knockout at CFFC 87
Paris Artis produced a sensational head-kick highlight on Friday at CFFC 87.        Related StoriesDouglas Lima gave Gegard Mousasi 'way too much respect,' not done at middleweightAnderson Silva in one word: What fighters think of the UFC legendBellator 250 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media 
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The Strange Link Between a Fake Hunter Biden Dossier and the Hong Kong Democracy Protests
Susana Vera/ReutersIn the latest twist to Republicans’ sprawling efforts to tie Joe Biden to the Chinese Communist Party, an American senior executive of a Trump-supporting Hong Kong tabloid has resigned after admitting to paying a blogger as much as $10,000 to commission a fake “intelligence” report about Hunter and Joe Biden’s supposed financial ties to China.The story of the ginned-up 64-page dossier highlights the global reach of Trump’s nationalist movement—and a strange connection between what remains of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement and the impending U.S. election that some of the movement’s supporters believe could decide the city’s fate.The conspiracy theory-filled report, published in early September, was promoted over the last week by prominent Trump allies including former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who shared the article with his 2.3 million followers, and former Trump adviser Steve Bannon, who waved a copy of the report on his talk show, calling it “corroborating evidence” to allegations against the Bidens. But NBC then reported that neither the Swiss “security analyst” who authored the report nor the “intelligence firm” he supposedly wrote it for appear to actually exist.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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MN AG Ellison: Trump Has a Real Shot at Winning Minnesota
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Friday on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" that President Donald Trump has a real shot of winning Minnesota's 10 electoral votes.
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Conor Oberst Takes on Amy Coney Barrett and Trump Trolls
Matthew Eisman/GettyLast week, as the travesty of the Amy Coney Barrett hearings flickered across our screens, yet another rock star weighed in and put his proverbial money where his mouth was.Conor Oberst, the Nebraskan-born leader of alt-rockers Bright Eyes, released his band’s collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers, “Miracle Of Life,” in support of Planned Parenthood, and to raise awareness that under a 6-3 conservative Supreme Court—and, God forbid, a second Trump Administration—the right to choose would be under grave threat.So while he could be promoting Bright Eyes’ excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was—the band’s first in nine years—Oberst took time out of his lockdown in Los Angeles to talk with The Daily Beast about the origins of the song, and why, no matter the personal risk, he thinks it’s his duty to speak out about right and wrong and injustice, most especially as we head into the most important Election Day of our lifetime.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Fearsome Yakuza Really Miss Halloween This Year
FRED DUFOUR/GettyIt’s not often that kids get to shake down gangsters for candy—but up until this Halloween, the neighborhood children in Kobe, Japan got to terrorize the local yakuza (Japanese mafia) with a raucous “Trick or Treat!” And the yakuza, by all accounts, loved it. For years, both thugs and kids looked forward to the annual Halloween festivities at the headquarters of Japan’s largest mob group.The Yamaguchi-gumi, the country’s largest crime group, discovered Halloween by accident when international school students trick-or-treated their offices decades ago. What started as an awkward offering of cash from gangsters to appease the local kids turned into a time-honored neighborhood celebration.That decades-long tradition has ended this year. But “Yakuza Halloween” wasn’t canceled because of COVID-19—instead, laws passed by the Hyogo Prefecture Assembly this month now forbid gangsters from giving candy (assets) to children, or allowing them onto their property.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Travel company gives tips for dream vacations — in actual dreams
Love Home Swap has partnered with a dream expert to create a “Dream Passport” -- a free manual to help people take their next vacation in their dreams.
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