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Trade, earnings caution weigh on stocks; oil drops

A gauge of global stocks lost ground for a third straight session on Thursday on worries over how the trade war between the United States and China could take a toll on corporate earnings, while oil prices dropped on expectations of rising output.
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United Airlines to make COVID-19 rapid tests available to passengers, starting on Hawaii route
United's COVID-19 testing program, beginning Oct. 15 on flights from San Francisco to Hawaii, will allow flyers to take a rapid test at the airport.        
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Prominent Republicans Speak of Peaceful Transfer of Power After Trump's Election Comments Stoke Fear
"The peaceful transfer of power is enshrined in our Constitution and fundamental to the survival of our Republic," GOP Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming tweeted.
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Most coronavirus patients will develop symptoms, study analysis argues
The authors said as many as four in five coronavirus patients may develop symptoms.
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Australian cricket legend Dean Jones dies aged 59
Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones has died of cardiac arrest at the age of 59, Indian broadcaster Star India confirmed in a statement on Thursday.
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"There is not equal justice," Ibram X. Kendi says after Breonna Taylor decision
Leading antiracist scholar and CBS News contributor Ibram X. Kendi joins "CBS This Morning" to react to a grand jury choosing not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor. He also discusses the state of the racial divide and what message the indictment sends to Black Americans.
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What Amy Coney Barrett actually said about election-year Supreme Court vacancies
No, she didn’t say it would be inappropriate to fill the kind of seat she might soon be nominated to.
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Choir practice in Spain infects 30 of 41 members with coronavirus
MADRID — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say. The River Troupe Gospel, a volunteer gospel group, rehearsed on Sept. 11 ahead of an open-air performance two days later for a local...
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Pompeo warns that China is targeting PTA meetings as part of influence campaign
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Wednesday that Beijing is targeting PTA meetings as he warned that its influence campaign is “increasing in intensity.”
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Late-Night Hosts Erupt over Breonna Taylor Decision: 'If Only the Criminal Justice System Valued Black People as Much as Drywall'
Late-night comedians got serious on Wednesday following a Kentucky grand jury's decision to not indict the police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
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Bronx basketball star Terrell Wigfall dead after Hell’s Kitchen stabbing
A rising basketball star died weeks after he was stabbed during an August fight on a Hell’s Kitchen street, according to cops. Terrell Wigfall, 24, was stabbed in the chest at the corner of 11th Avenue and West 54th Street just after 10 p.m. August 22, police said Thursday morning. Wigfall — who lived about...
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Daily Caller says two of its reporters were arrested while covering Louisville chaos
The Daily Caller announced on Wednesday night that two of its reporters were arrested as part of a mass detention while covering chaos in Louisville, Ky., night as protesters flocked to the streets to rally against the death of Breonna Taylor. 
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Batman is the Closest Thing America Has to its Own Hamlet
One-two princes kneel before you, and one is Batman.
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How affluent people can set a climate example by reducing overconsumption
A new report from Oxfam and the Stockholm Environment Institute shows the strikingly unequal way rich people are depleting the global carbon budget. | Getty Images Every energy reduction we can make is a gift to future humans, and all life on Earth. This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. If 2020 teaches us anything, it’s that the next crisis we could have prevented is probably right around the corner, and it will be painful. A pandemic that scientists warned was very likely to occur arrived and has already killed well over 200,000 people in the US. Dozens of predicted, large wildfires exacerbated by climate change are torching the American West, their smoke more damaging to health than almost any fire season on record. Because of the implacable physics of how carbon accumulates in the atmosphere over time and causes global warming to compound, we’re now further into the climate emergency and closer to the collapse of various ecosystems around the world than we were at the beginning of the year. Nine tipping points, including the dieback of the Amazon rainforest and the melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet, may be activated, which could trigger further cascading collapses. But it’s not too late to intervene and limit the chaos. A recent paper in Nature Communications clarifies whose actions in this moment are “central to any future prospect of retreating to safer environmental conditions.” Yes, government and industry leaders are on the hook to decarbonize operations and infrastructure. But it’s also the affluent who use far more resources than the poor — more energy and more material goods per capita than the planet can sustain. “Highly affluent consumers drive biophysical resource use (a) directly through high consumption, (b) as members of powerful factions of the capitalist class and (c) through driving consumption norms across the population,” the authors write. Somehow, in all the campaigns to inspire climate action, the onus on well-off people to take the lead on sustainable consumption has been lost. Let’s face it: Rich people are influencers (though you don’t have to be rich to be an influencer). And those same rich or merely affluent are blowing through the world’s carbon budget — the maximum amount of cumulative emissions that can be added to the atmosphere to hit the Paris agreement’s 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming goal. According to a report out Monday from Oxfam and the Stockholm Environment Institute, the richest 10 percent of the world’s population — those who earned $38,000 per year or more as of 2015 — were responsible for 52 percent of cumulative carbon emissions and ate up 31 percent of the world’s carbon budget from 1990 to 2015. Meanwhile, the richest 1 percent of people — who made $109,000 or more per year in 2015 — alone were responsible for 15 percent of cumulative emissions, and used 9 percent of the carbon budget. But an even more stunning finding from the report is that the rapidly accelerating growth in total emissions worldwide isn’t mainly about an improvement in quality of life for the poorer half of the world’s population. Instead, the report finds, “nearly half the growth has merely allowed the already wealthy top 10 percent to augment their consumption and enlarge their carbon footprints.” In sum, as the report’s lead author Tim Gore, head of climate policy at Oxfam, said in a statement, “The over-consumption of a wealthy minority is fueling the climate crisis yet it is poor communities and young people who are paying the price.” Too few rich people are directly called on, or call on each other, to protect their kids, grandkids, and the most vulnerable from climate chaos by forgoing trivial flights across the country or retrofitting their homes to be more energy-efficient. But the Covid-19 pandemic may turn out to be the best opportunity — especially for the affluent among us — to voluntarily shift consumption habits. Here’s why: When we cut back on energy-intensive travel and shopping in the spring, it was easier to see the mindlessness, and even lack of satisfaction, in these patterns. For some people, “the Covid-19 crisis has shown that maybe we can do things differently, that a simpler life can be more fulfilling and provide more happiness,” says Tommy Wiedmann, a professor of sustainability research at UNSW Sydney and a co-author of the Nature Communications paper. Permanently reducing air travel, driving, home energy use, food waste, and shopping need not lead to any reduction in quality of life. In fact, it may even go a long way toward improving it (for ourselves and others). As Vox’s Sigal Samuel reported in June, the top change readers she surveyed said they wanted to maintain after quarantine was “reducing consumerism.” “A long period of being shut in and not spending as much has led to the realization that so much of our consumer behavior is about instant gratification, not lasting happiness,” she writes. We can also use lessons from our new Covid-constrained life for further economic reforms tailored to the climate emergency reality we find ourselves in. In particular, degrowth is a promising framework for meeting basic needs and improving well-being while staying within the carbon budget and planetary boundaries. While individual contributions to climate change may be dwarfed by the contributions of fossil fuel companies and heavy industry, individual changes can also spread by “behavioral contagion,” social tipping points, and positive feedback loops of change. Here we’ll lay out some of the key opportunities for fellow fortunates who have the economic freedom to choose how and what they consume. Individual, grassroots changes are essential to a bigger systemic change; personal growth and flourishing can happen through resource degrowth. Getty Images/Cavan Images RF Optional consumption in the form of long-distance travel is imposing unoptional burdens on future humans for centuries. Yes, individual choices matter, especially if you’re affluent From a global perspective, middle-class Americans are in the top 10 percent income-wise. “A $59,000 income in the United States has enough buying power to put you in the 91st percentile globally for per-person income,” according to the Washington Post. And beyond that, our fellow fortunates all have “optional consumption” that we engage in, often unreflectively. Given that leverage, every energy reduction we can make is a gift to future humans, and all life on Earth. And we should be on guard for excuses to avoid changing individual consumption behaviors; they’re often based on logical, arithmetic, and moral errors. For instance, affluent people sometimes argue that their consumption choices don’t matter because they’re just one person on a planet of more than 7 billion. But consider the physics of tipping points using an analogy from a 2019 piece we wrote, “12 excuses for climate inaction and how to refute,” which helps explain why our decisions today are so much more critical than they were a decade ago — or even this time last year. A useful image here is a pile of sand on one side of a weighing scale; at or near the tipping point, it’s easy to see that every tiny grain of sand contributes to when that side of the scale ultimately falls. Your seemingly tiny contribution — the optional flight, the round-the-clock air conditioning, the thrice-weekly portion of beef — can, arithmetically, add up to make a critical difference. And “the bigger your carbon footprint, the bigger your moral duty,” Greta Thunberg said in her widely cited 2019 speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Where the weighing scale image fails is that there isn’t just one tipping point or one single outcome, but rather a spectrum. The fewer greenhouse gases we emit, the nearer to the safer end of the spectrum we can stay, and the less climate chaos we will create. We usually have options where we can choose to have more or less climate impact. Every time we choose more and not less, we’re imposing compounding burdens on others and on our descendants. Our choices will determine whether the future is “merely grim, rather than apocalyptic,” as New York’s David Wallace-Wells writes in his book The Uninhabitable Earth. Restrained consumption is also a way to prevent the deepening of racial and economic injustice and inequality — low-income people and people of color are among the first to lose the most in climate disasters. Working toward justice means being a resource-responsible consumer. “I think it is important for people to say that they will not do certain types of consumption anymore,” Julia Steinberger, a professor of ecological economics at the University of Leeds and a co-author of the Nature Communications paper, tells Vox. “It’s about making this way of life more visibly unacceptable. The rich could show their status and prestige with other things than lots of cars and huge houses and lots of material wealth.” With all this in mind, here are five potential resource-responsible actions to commit to, in no particular order: Drive and fly less, since the top 10 percent uses around 45 percent of land transport energy and 75 percent of air transport energy, per a 2020 paper by Steinberger in Nature Energy. Retrofit your house and purchase clean energy, since roughly 20 percent of US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions come from heating, cooling, and powering households. Buy food mindfully (less meat and dairy, don’t waste what you buy), since meat and dairy account for around 14.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization. Shop less, since the fashion industry generates at least 5 percent of global emissions. Ditch status-signaling SUVs, since SUVs were the second-largest source of the global rise in emissions over the past decade, eclipsing all shipping, aviation, heavy industry, and even trucks. The pleasures of much of our consumption are fast forgotten, but the costs are slow and will be felt by generations for centuries to come Despite what consumption enthusiasts and their enablers (marketers, economists, etc.) preach, the benefits and pleasures of much of our consumption are fleeting. Many of us have an inkling of this from our own experience, but we’re trapped on the treadmill of unthinking hedonic habits. That enduring lack of true satisfaction is confirmed by much ancient wisdom: Enlightenment, or Nirvana, is the “ the absence of greed, absence of dislike, and absence of egoism,” as the Buddhist writer and scholar Stephen Batchelor notes in an interview with On Being’s Krista Tippett. And one of the most robust findings in social science, according to economist Robert Frank at Cornell, is the research on how emotional well-being doesn’t improve above an annual (individual) income of $75,000. Things that don’t matter right now:- Clothes- Shoes- Watches- Jewelry- CarsWhat’s the new status symbol during a lockdown?— Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) April 3, 2020 Some of our least effective consumption occurs in the form of self-soothing habits. When we’re feeling bad, or anxious, or bored, we often seek relief in impulsive shopping, a.k.a. retail therapy. What longer-lasting reliefs beat fleeting fun? You may have experienced part of the answer in these Covid-constrained conditions. For many, an activity as simple as a walk has been their day’s treat. That’s especially true if you find beauty or curiosity on your walk, where you notice things interesting enough to achieve what Iris Murdoch called “unselfing” — taking you out of your self-centered anxieties, even if only temporarily. (Here’s some background on this idea from Maria Popova.) These spirit-supporting pleasures typically take more effort than reaching for “junk” treats (like a quick online purchase). But, in addition to being more satisfying, they often lack negative knock-on effects, like putting more carbon into the atmosphere. This carbon cost isn’t just about you — it is our collective legacy to our children and all future humans. Hopefully, Covid-19 can teach us to pay attention to planetary boundaries and other collective threats we’ve long ignored. On climate, we should wake up to the intergenerational zero-sum game we are playing, where the carbon-generating and resource-depleting consumption we indulge in now compromises the safety of future humans. Every physical resource is limited, or is renewable within certain limits. And this logic means there is no “green growth” solution here unless we reduce consumption: the approach known as “degrowth.” Degrowth, explained Even before Covid-19, a fundamental restructuring of the economy was very clearly needed to right the gaping inequities, the shockingly lopsided accumulation — nay, hoarding — of wealth. The factors that led to that are only being exacerbated by Covid-19. But as we recover from the pandemic, richer countries and citizens have a tremendous opportunity to remold under another paradigm. Degrowth, as the economic anthropologist Jason Hickel puts it, is about rich countries “actively scaling down resource use and energy use.” On a recent episode of the Freakonomics podcast, he clarified: “When people hear ‘degrowth,’ they think that sounds like a recession. But here’s the thing ... a recession is what happens when a growth-oriented economy stops growing. It’s a disaster. People lose their jobs. They lose their houses. Poverty rates rise, etc. ‘Degrowth’ is calling for a shift to a fundamentally different kind of economy altogether.” As Wiedmann, Steinberger, and their co-authors describe it, degrowth is a “downscaled steady-state economic system that is socially just and in balance with ecological limits.” Taking advantage of this opportunity also requires going beyond a focus on carbon emissions. Clean energy, for example, won’t deliver a sustainable economy by itself. It’s about our resource use more broadly. (Even preexisting sweeping proposals like the Green New Deal often don’t address material limits.) As Hickel wrote in June in Foreign Policy: Ecologists say that the planet can handle maximum annual resource use of about 50 billion metric tons per year. We crossed that planetary boundary in the late 1990s, and today we’re overshooting it by more than 90 percent. This is what’s driving ecological breakdown: Every additional ton of material extraction has an impact on the planet’s ecosystems. The outer limit works out to be about 6 metric tons per human per year. The current US average is 35 metric tons, with those toward the top of the income scale consuming vastly more. This means there is no avoiding the urgent need for deep cuts in energy and material use in rich nations, especially among those countries’ richest citizens. Since we may not be able to remove much of the carbon that has already been emitted, or return the materials that have already been extracted, it’s best now to adopt a forward-looking redemption stance. What matters most is reducing impacts from here on out, rather than prosecuting past “sins,” often committed unwittingly, or by rich-mimicking rather than explicit choice. And that means choosing not to mindlessly add more grains of sand to the scale. There are green shoots visible of the vast changes needed. China committed Tuesday to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 and peak its emissions by 2030. Night trains are coming back in Europe partially in response to people demanding low-carbon alternatives to flying. A group of European central bankers wrote in the Guardian in June that “the pandemic offers a unique chance to green the global economy” and is mobilizing businesses, investors, banks, and governments “to ensure climate risks are effectively managed in the financial system.” You, too, can bank on bettering your personal economy by creating a new normal of mindful consumption and making it visible to others in the affluent class, as Steinberger advises. You’ll be a better, and probably happier, person. And other humans, including your kids, will thank you. Help keep Vox free for all Millions turn to Vox each month to understand what’s happening in the news, from the coronavirus crisis to a racial reckoning to what is, quite possibly, the most consequential presidential election of our lifetimes. Our mission has never been more vital than it is in this moment: to empower you through understanding. But our distinctive brand of explanatory journalism takes resources. 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Republican Leaders Reject Trump Hedging On Transfer Of Power Amid War Over Confidence
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others rebuked President Trump's equivocation about whether he might transfer power peacefully against a backdrop of uncertainty about the ongoing election.
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Trump says he's "not a fan" of Meghan Markle
"I wish a lot of luck to Harry, because he's going to need it," Mr. Trump said.
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CNN, broadcast networks ignore Hunter Biden revelations, others downplay Senate report
There was a widespread blackout of television coverage surrounding the damning revelations from the GOP-led Senate report on Hunter Biden's foreign financial ties. 
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Leftists Boo President Trump as He Pays Respects to Justice Ginsburg
The crowd of leftist protesters booed as Trump appeared at the Supreme Court and chanted "Vote Him Out!"
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Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat are 1 win away from the NBA Finals
USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Eastern Conference Finals game 4 matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat.        
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New Report Shows China Has Built Hundreds of New Uighur Detention Centers
Using satellite imagery, researchers were able to identify sites and reconstruct them in 3D.
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Democrats worry Feinstein can’t handle upcoming Supreme Court battle: report
Multiple Democratic senators are concerned about whether Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein is up to the task of what is expected to be a bruising fight on President Trump’s incoming Supreme Court nominee, according to a bombshell report. The report alleges that a group of Democratic senators, speaking anonymously to Politico, have grown...
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Zoom cancels event featuring Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled
Zoom canceled an online talk by Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled after Jewish groups pressed the videoconferencing giant to scuttle the event. Khaled — a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who helped hijack two airplanes in 1969 and 1970 — was scheduled to speak during a Wednesday virtual event held by...
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Reducing Racial Inequality Would Boost U.S. Economy By $1 Trillion a Year, Study Says
If four key racial gaps for African Americans had been closed 20 years ago, $16 trillion could have been added to the U.S. economy, the study by Citigroup says.
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Justice stores closing 2020: More locations to close as part of Ascena Retail Group bankruptcy. See the new list.
Is your Justice store closing? The tween retailer is shuttering 23 more U.S. stores as part of Ascena Retail Group's bankruptcy. Here's the new list.       
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Fact checking 8 myths in Breonna Taylor case: Was she asleep when police shot her? Is there body-cam footage?
We gathered the facts based on public records, official statements and interviews with witnesses and people close to the case to knock down myths.        
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Python Climbs Through Bathroom Window, Hides in Toilet
The snake was reported to have eaten a "decent sized possum" before it entered a home in Queensland, Australia.
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Anthony Smith responds to Johnny Walker's callout: 'I'll beat the (expletive) out of you'
Johnny Walker fight? Sure, says Anthony Smith, even though it's not his first choice.        Related StoriesAnthony Smith responds to Johnny Walker's callout: 'I'll beat the (expletive) out of you' - EnclosureUFC 253 faceoff video: Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa, Dominick Reyes vs. Jan BlachowiczStefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa added to UFC 254 
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Banning Gas-Powered Cars Can’t Happen Soon Enough
California’s prohibition on the sale of new fossil-fuel cars from 2035 doesn’t seem all that radical.
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How to Watch Donald Trump's Rally in Jacksonville, Florida as Poll Shows President Taking Narrow Lead in the State
The president is scheduled to host a campaign rally at the Cecil Airport on Thursday.
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If a metal album is released in a pandemic, does it make a sound? Deftones are about to find out
Acclaimed California heavy band Deftones' new album, 'Ohms,' was recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be released without a tour.
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Alabama woman attacked by bees after tree collapses through her bedroom
An Alabama woman says she was stung “at least 15 to 20 times” last week after a tree containing a nest of bees crashed through her roof and caused her to be pinned down during the attack. The tree collapsed through the woman’s house in Mobile as the state’s coast was getting hit by Hurricane...
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Donald and Melania Trump pay respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Supreme Court
President Trump on Thursday paid his respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she lies in repose atop the steps of the Supreme Court building. Crowds on the sidewalk chanted for Trump, who was wearing a mask, to “honor her wish,” and yelled “vote him out.” Ginsburg allegedly dictated a final wish to her granddaughter,...
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Breonna Taylor Update: Denver Police Detain Man After Car Plows Through Protest Area
The protesters were starting to disband near the Colorado State Capitol. Some of them blocked the vehicle before it abruptly sped away.
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‘Gossip Girl’ alum Jessica Szohr is pregnant, expecting baby with Brad Richardson
She announced the news on social media.
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Style Invitational Week 1403: Who was that masked man?
Give an old (or new) TV show a covid or other current story line. Plus more false trivia.
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Fewer than 1 percent of students, teachers contracted COVID-19 since reopening: study
Fewer than 1 percent of teachers and students have become infected with COVID-19 since classes began, according to a new study. The new data from Brown University’s National COVID-19 School Response Data Dashboard followed 550 schools across 46 states over a two-week period starting Aug. 31, with at least 300 conducting some form of in-person...
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5 Former Trump Officials Endorse Biden for President: 'We Fear For' America
The almost 500 signatories on the endorsement included Democrats, Republicans and Independents from at least four administrations dating back to President Bill Clinton.
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Democrats propose legislation to put more human rights controls on foreign arms sales
Democratic lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation to put more stringent human rights constraints on the United States' foreign arms sales, arguing that countries with a history of unresolved human rights violations should be subject to greater scrutiny and possibly prohibited from buying US-made weaponry, according to a draft version of the legislation reviewed by CNN.
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Replacing RBG with a Woman like Amy Coney Barrett Is Beyond Tokenism. It's an Affront | Opinion
Appointing Barrett could well result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and the assault on sexual and reproductive rights will not stop there.
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NBA world reacts to Breonna Taylor decision
What I'm Hearing: Jeff Zillgitt is inside the NBA bubble and relays what the players and coaches are saying following the controversial decision made in the Breonna Taylor case.        
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AC Milan announces Zlatan Ibrahimović tests positive for COVID-19
AC Milan star star Zlatan Ibrahimović has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Thursday.        
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David Letterman's 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction' set to return for Season 3 on Netflix
David Letterman's "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction" will be back for Season 3 on Oct. 21, Netflix announced.
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The world's second biggest movie theater chain is struggling to survive the pandemic
Cineworld Group, the owner of Regal Cinemas, may need to raise more cash in order to survive another surge of coronavirus cases.
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Car Plunges Off Cliff Onto Popular Beach Hitting Mother and Baby
The 40-year-old woman and her one-year-old child had a "miracle" escape say rescuers after the incident in Australia.
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Doctor discusses Americans' susceptibility to COVID-19
In a Senate hearing on Capitol Hill, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warned that most Americans - perhaps 90% - are still at risk of contracting the coronavirus. Dr. Uché Blackstock joined CBSN with more.
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GOP Rep. McCarthy Threatens to Force a Vote to Remove Pelosi if She Attempts to Impeach Trump Again
"If she revamps a baseless impeachment, we will work to remove her from the speakership," the Republican congressman said Thursday morning.
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Trump praises Barrett as possible SCOTUS pick, says he's still considering 5 women
President Trump on Thursday praised potential Supreme Court pick 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett during an appearance on the "Brian Kilmeade Show" on Fox News Radio, although he said he had not yet made up his mind on the selection and said he is considering five women for the seat opened by the death of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
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Girl killed in Oklahoma house explosion, parents and brother injured
The home "was a completely leveled home with debris up and down the street," the fire chief said.
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