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NASA investigating 1st crime committed in space – report

WASHINGTON, United States – United States space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday, August 24.

Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records while on a 6-month mission aboard ...
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Trump nominates former Nunes aide as intelligence community inspector general
President Donald Trump intends to nominate Allen Souza as the next inspector general for the intel community after firing the previous inspector general, Michael Atkinson, in April.
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Trent Dilfer says veteran NFL QBs are going to 'shred' defenses all season long
Trent Dilfer, a Super Bowl champion with the Baltimore Ravens, knows a thing or two about evaluating quarterbacks in the NFL.
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Democrats Criticize Upcoming Debate For Not Including Climate Change
Three dozen senators have signed a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates asking for the topic to be examined in every debate. The first 2020 presidential debate is Tuesday.
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Utility equipment eyed in massive Bobcat wildfire burning Los Angeles
Federal investigators are eyeing a California utility company’s equipment as the possible source of the massive Bobcat wildfire ravaging Los Angeles County. Southern California Edison has surrendered a section of overhead electrical conductor to the feds for inspection, company spokesman David Song said Wednesday. At 12:16 p.m. Sept. 6, a substation near Cogswell Dam in...
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Early voting turnout hits record numbers in Virginia
Nearly 1 million voters have voted early in person or requested absentee ballots so far.
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Four NYC Neighborhoods Make Up 20% of New Coronavirus Cases in City
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a press conference Wednesday that "urgent action" is needed to address the uptick in cases affecting "multiple neighborhoods simultaneously."
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Breonna Taylor shooting: Ex-detective says state will have ‘difficult time’ building case against Hankinson
Ex-D.C. homicide detective Ted Williams defended the grand jury's decision on the indictment of ex-Louisville officer Brett Hankinson, in relation to the shooting of Breonna Taylor.
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Scott Disick and Brody Jenner accused of promoting ‘racist’ app
"Tried new filters in the Gradient app. Which one is better?"
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No officers were charged directly with Breonna Taylor's death
Laura Coates & Major Neill Franklin join The Lead.
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Fairfax, Loudoun County Public Schools to return small groups of students to classrooms
School boards vote on similar plans that phase in categories of students over the next six weeks.
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Facebook to block political ads claiming election victory until 'results have been declared'
Facebook said it would partner with Reuters and the National Election Pool “to provide authoritative information about election results”
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Cindy McCain: I'm endorsing Biden because of values he has that Trump doesn't: Integrity, character, courage, empathy
Cindy McCain joins The Lead.
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Dr. Gupta: Sen. Paul's claim on herd immunity 'flies in the face of the science'
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses.
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Average daily Covid-19 cases tripled since mid-summer in this state
CNN's Nick Watt reports that despite rising coronavirus cases in 22 states, issues surrounding a vaccine have become so politicized that a main focus of a Senate hearing with public health officials was on restoring public trust in any vaccine brought forth.
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Analysis: The money part of the Breonna Taylor settlement is just a bandage
For this week, we think about what justice might look like in the Breonna Taylor case, discuss great performances by the music icons Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight, and revisit the horrifying history of forced sterilizations. Plus, recommendations: Esquire's profile of Michael Kenneth Williams and Hulu's "High Fidelity."
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Helsinki Airport deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs in program aimed at 'beating COVID-19'
It’s the first airport in Europe and the second in the world to use dogs to search for the coronavirus.
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Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19
Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the state's first lady, Teresa Parson, have tested positive for Covid-19, the governor's office announced Wednesday.
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Sports community reacts to Breonna Taylor shooting indictment
Several athletes used their social media platforms on Wednesday to voice their frustrations over a grand jury’s decision to indict one of three police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor with criminal charges. 
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Beloved UK teacher trampled to death by herd of cows in freak accident
David Clark, of the Richmond School, died of injuries in a field near North Yorkshire, where the animals stormed him Monday night, according to The Independent.
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5 of the 6 largest wildfires in California history are burning right now
Five of the six largest wildfires in California state history have been sparked in the past two months — and they’re all still raging. The state’s most aggressive fire, August Complex, has so far scorched nearly 860,000 acres of NorCal’s Tehama County — nearly doubling the now second-largest Mendocino Complex in 2018, according to the...
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The Republican court plan has the support of the majority they’re concerned about: Republicans
Americans overall oppose Trump filling the vacancy now.
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Zoomnappings: Students are faking being kidnapped during Zoom classes, viral videos show
The professors appear to be largely unfazed.
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The NFL’s social-justice debacle and other commentary
From the right: The NFL’s Social-Justice Debacle Protests and political statements have transformed the National Football League from “the glue that gave a guy sitting in his game room in East Palestine, Ohio, a deep connection with a guy in a penthouse in Manhattan” to “a social-justice organization that was no longer holding them together,”...
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Watch the original 1995 'Seven' trailer featuring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman
'Seven' celebrates its 25th anniversary. Watch the original trailer with Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman as L.A. detectives. The film is available on Blu-Ray and digital.       
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FBI warns on 'foreign actors' spreading disinformation on election results
The FBI issued a warning to “raise awareness” of the threat posed by disinformation in the wake of the 2020 elections.
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Ottawa’s top doctor orders up to $5K fine for breaking COVID-19 rules
The top doctor in Ottawa says people who don’t comply COVID-19 quarantine rules with could face a fine of up $5,000 a day. Dr. Vera Etches, the Canadian capital’s medical officer of health, ordered anyone to immediately self-isolate if they test positive for COVID-19, have symptoms, or are a close contact of someone infected with...
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Sports world reacts to grand jury's decision in Breonna Taylor's shooting death
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says decision not directly addressing Louisville woman's fatal shooting was "demoralizing" and "discouraging."       
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History Doesn’t Support Republicans’ Supreme Court Hypocrisy
Their partisan ruthlessness in 2016 and 2020 is unprecedented.
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No charges in Breonna Taylor's death; lesser charges for 1 officer
The death of the 26-year-old Black woman during a March 13 raid has galvanized a nationwide push for police reform and racial justice.
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Here is Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035
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House Republicans urge Trump to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
EXCLUSIVE: A number of House Republicans wrote to President Trump on Wednesday urging him to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week.
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Breonna Taylor's family dismayed by indictment: 'I'm mad as hell because nothing's changing'
For nearly 200 agonizing days, Breonna Taylor's family has waited to know if three Louisville police officers would face charges in her death.        
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Wayfair Way Day deals 2020: All of the best items to shop right now
Way Day is finally here! And we know you are excited about all the major deals on furniture, home decor, appliances and more. During the two-day sale, you can find markdowns of up to 80% off on top brands like All Modern and Birch Lane. Some of the best savings include bedroom furniture starting at...
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City in Oklahoma Requires Masks During Gatherings in Private Homes Ahead of University Football Game
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'Coronavirus Death Scoreboard' vandalized, Illinois town decides not to remove anti-Trump display
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Mary Carillo will call French Open remotely amid ‘shabby’ COVID-19 protocols
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Dan Hooker says Israel Adesanya will serve up 'one-sided ass whooping' at UFC 253
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Cindy McCain explains decision to support Joe Biden
Cindy McCain, the widow of longtime Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, explains her choice to endorse Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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No officers charged in the death of Breonna Taylor; 1 faces lesser charges
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Supermarket shopper filmed smashing wine bottles after being reminded of coronavirus policy
The footage was released amid calls for the U.K. government to impose harsher punishments for customers who assault retail workers.
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Civil unrest in Louisville intensifies hours after Breonna Taylor grand jury decision
It only took a few hours for violent clashes to erupt between protesters and police in Louisville, Kentucky, after a grand jury cleared the cops of any criminality in her police-involved death. Moments after a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to only indict one of three cops involved — and only for endangering neighbors by opening...
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No charges directly tied to Breonna Taylor's death for Louisville police officers
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Ashley Graham makes her runway return after giving birth in January
She's back to working IRL.
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Trump: Election will 'end up in the Supreme Court'
President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday the 2020 presidential election "will end up in the Supreme Court." And he suggested that's one of the reasons he is pushing so strongly to fill the vacant seat before the Nov. 3 election. (Sept. 23)       
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Amoeba Found in Soil Turns Part of Gardener's Brain Into Liquid
The man was found to be suffering from the rare disease granulomatous amebic encephalitis.
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Protests in Louisville met with large police presence
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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear Calls for State AG to Publicly Release Breonna Taylor Info
"I believe that the public deserves this information," Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said on Wednesday.
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Fact check: Trump makes false claims about his record on manufacturing and coal jobs
President Donald Trump delivered a meandering speech in Ohio on Monday that was officially about fighting for American workers.
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