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Yoshihide Suga named Japan’s prime minister, succeeding Abe

TOKYO — Japan’s Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister Wednesday, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man. Suga had been chosen as leader of the ruling party on Monday, virtually assuring he would succeed Abe, who resigned earlier in the day because of ill health. Suga, who was chief Cabinet secretary in...
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Unimpressed by Derek Anderson, Paul Daley sees MVP title fight as possibility after Bellator 247
Paul Daley has three fights left on his current Bellator contract and would like to make the most of them.        Related StoriesPaulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya 'human trash' for lewd post-fight celebration, demands rematchJon Jones doubts Israel Adesanya wants fight: 'I would literally tear one of your arms off'Jon Jones doubts Israel Adesanya wants fight: 'I would literally tear one of your arms off' - Enclosure 
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Socialite Dori Cooperman attacked in broad daylight on UES
Cooperman said police "were 100 percent dismissive” when they arrived on the scene.
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Jimmy Butler on NBA title hopes: 'If you want to win, you're going to have to go through a LeBron James-led team'
Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler acknowledged Sunday that to be the best he’s going to have to beat the best in LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Here's How to Vote for Your 'Dancing With the Stars' Favorites During the Live Show
There are two easy ways to cast your vote.
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Patriots' Cam Newton on not moving family to Boston area: 'This is a business trip for me'
New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton is strictly about business.
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Biden supporters trying to take over 'Trump corner' on popular Florida street
There has been growing friction between Joe Biden supporters and supporters of President Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., as both sides vie for a coveted street corner spot, to spread their political message to the masses. 
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Cuomo extends moratorium on evictions in New York
Tens of thousands of New Yorkers are believed to be at risk of eviction when the policy expires.
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Mookie Betts' postseason stats aren't great, but his greatness infuses key moments
When the Boston Red Sox beat the Dodgers in the 2018 World Series, Mookie Betts played a pivotal role. Now the Dodgers hope he does the same for them.
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Retirement
A 401(k) withdrawal?      
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The big Jets predicament with firing Adam Gase right now
To steal a phrase from one of the most famous New York managers to get fired during the season, it has gotten late early for Adam Gase and the Jets. George Steinbrenner famously fired Yogi Berra only 16 games into the 1985 season. Now, Gase is the one facing a potential early-season firing if he...
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Yankees’ strange road to playoffs doesn’t matter anymore
Nothing tells you more about both the oddity of this 60-game whack-a-doo baseball season, and the way you can look at the Yankees if you choose to do so through cold, objective eyes, than this: In March, before the world as we knew it went into witness protection, there were two odds-on favorites to win...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio side-swiped by e-scooter in Manhattan
Mayor Bill de Blasio was side-swiped by an electric scooter in Lower Manhattan on Monday — but escaped the debacle without injury, The Post has learned. The mayor was walking along the crosswalk at Pearl Street and Water Street around 10:15 a.m. when a man on an e-scooter ran into his arm, sources said. The...
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Analyst: Trump paid less taxes than lowest bracket
The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others, threatens to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters. (Sept. 28)       
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NY Teachers Laid Off and Rehired as Substitutes at Lesser Per Diem Rate, Say Union Leaders
The Albany Public School Teachers Association said that teachers had been laid off, "only to be asked to then long-term sub for their 'cut' positions."
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DOE spending $48M on substitutes and emergency teachers due to COVID-19
Department of Education funding for substitute teachers and other emergency instructors will balloon from roughly $2 million to about $48 million this year due to the coronavirus crisis, The Post has learned. According to a DOE budgeting document, the agency is giving schools across the city an extra $47,856,477 to shore up staffing shortfalls. With...
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'Unprecedented' Wildfire Season Threatens California's Wine Region
The fires, which have scorched nearly 6,000 square miles in California, now threaten to tear through communities in the state's picturesque wine country, forcing thousands to evacuate.
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Biden vs. Trump
Can stocks predict?      
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Dax Shepard says he's 'really, really grateful' for fans' support after revealing relapse
The star previously explained that he had been sober for 16 years. 
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What to Make of the New Evidence in the Breonna Taylor Case
The state asserted there was no body camera footage. But that's not fully true.
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Vice News releases body camera video that purports to show moments after officers raided Breonna Taylor's apartment
New body camera footage obtained by Vice News purportedly shows what happened on March 13 in the moments after Louisville Metro Police officers raided the home of Breonna Taylor, who was shot and killed.
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Economic relief talks between White House and Pelosi suddenly resume as House Democrats make new offer
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Family member who lost relatives to Covid-19 talks with Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper talks to Terrance Bannister, who has lost two relatives to Covid-19 as the global death toll nears one million. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6p ET.
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A teacher with terminal cancer wanted to repaint his house for his wife. A dozen people came to help
Tim Gjoraas' life has rapidly changed over the past year and a half since he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
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A brain-eating amoeba claims the life of a 6-year-old boy in Texas
A 6-year-old boy in Lake Jackson, Texas, died earlier this month from an infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba that was found in the water of splash fountain the boy had played in earlier.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Monday, September 28, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
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Brain-eating parasite found in Texas water kills 6-year-old boy
Nearly 30,000 people in southeast Texas are being told to boil their tap water following the recent death of a 6-year-old boy who officials say passed away from a brain-eating parasite that was found in his town's water supply. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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Every State Has a Story: Supreme Court vacancy energizes North Carolina voters
While the president's nomination for a new Supreme Court judge is energizing voters in North Carolina, the economy, health care and coronavirus remain as the biggest issues. Janet Shamlian has more in CBS News' series "2020 America Decides: Every State Has a Story."
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Ex-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized for alleged self-harm threats
Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale is under psychiatric evaluation at a Florida hospital after his wife told police he was abusive, armed and possibly suicidal. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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NASA prepares to touchdown on asteroid Bennu
NASA's OSIRIS-REx is preparing to touch down on asteroid Bennu's surface on October 20th. The spacecraft will go down to collect rock and dust samples from an area scientists are calling the Nightingale Crater. (Sept. 28)       
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NYU’s student newspaper staff resigns en masse over flap with advisor
The entire 43-person editorial staff of Washington Square News — the weekly newspapers of New York University —resigned on Monday over a flap with their editorial advisor. In an op-ed published in the paper Monday, the staff claimed that advisor Dr. Kenna Griffin was “unnecessarily harsh” with them and defended her behavior “by arguing that...
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Ex-con tried to bust girlfriend out of jail via helicopter booked under his name
An ex-con was busted in Belgium for hijacking a helicopter to break his wife out of jail — after he used his own name to book the flight, reports said on Monday. Mike Gielen and two other men chartered the chopper in Antwerp on Friday, on the pretext of taking aerial shots for a TV...
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The Picture of a Broken Tax System
Donald Trump’s tax returns illustrate the profound inequities of the tax code and the shambolic state of federal enforcement.
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Live fact-checking      
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New Orleans cop accused of molesting girl whose sex assault he was investigating
A veteran New Orleans police officer allegedly molested an underage girl whose sexual assault he was investigating, according to a report.
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Rayshard Brooks shooting investigation completed by GBI
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed its investigation into the shooting death of a Black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer came amid growing calls for an end to racial injustice.
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Trey Gowdy blasts Senate Dems over 'incredibly disrespectful' treatment of Judge Amy Coney Barrett
Senate Democrats who have already vowed not to meet with Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett ahead of her confirmation hearing next month are being "incredibly disrespectful," former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy told “The Daily Briefing” Monday.
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This Michigan county could tell us a lot about the 2020 election
Chris Lands is filled with regret.
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Jon Jones doubts Israel Adesanya wants fight: 'I would literally tear one of your arms off'
Jon Jones had some choice words for Israel Adesanya after seeing the UFC 253 post-fight news conference.        Related StoriesJon Jones doubts Israel Adesanya wants fight: 'I would literally tear one of your arms off' - EnclosurePaulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya 'human trash' for lewd post-fight celebration, demands rematchVideo: Poland welcomes Jan Blachowicz home with massive hero's welcome following UFC title win 
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Trump announces plan to distribute 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests in coming weeks
The federal government plans to distribute rapid COVID-19 tests across the country, in an effort to reopen schools.        
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How Barrett and the Court Fight Are Influencing Swing Voters
Americans who are still making up their minds in the presidential contest are weighing a complex set of issues and applying a range of viewpoints to the two candidates. They don’t fit neatly into partisan stereotypes.
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Brush fire threatening homes in Santa Clarita amid red-flag conditions
The fire broke out just after 3 p.m., burning a 10-acre area about 15 miles northeast of Santa Clarita. Within about 20 minutes, it had spread to 200 acres.
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Colorado zoo livestreams giraffe birth, viewers pleased with adorable newborn: ‘Such a cutie’
Viewers couldn't get enough the giraffe calf.
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Cleveland businesses boarding up to prepare for rioters ahead of presidential debate
Some Cleveland businesses aren't taking any chances ahead of Tuesday's first presidential debate and have started boarding up over concerns of possible unrest that has gripped the country in recent months, coupled with a contentious election. 
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Trump administration will deploy 150 million new COVID-19 swabs for schools
Tens of millions of new COVID-19 rapid tests will be made available for the nation’s teachers and students as schools begin to reopen across the country, President Trump announced Monday. “The support my administration is providing will allow every state to, on a very regular basis, test every teacher who needs it,” Trump said at...
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Biden and Trump teams prepare for personal attacks in first presidential debate
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will face off in their first debate Tuesday night, and about 100 million people are expected to watch. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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The fantasy football studs-turned-duds you should banish
The older you get, the more you will understand the get-off-my-lawn mentality of us older folks. The more you realize how making a mess of things isn’t fun, it is just annoying and often ruins some hard work. Like, as of today, I’m telling A.J. Green: Get off my lawn! Those few teams we have...
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Angela Chen’s ‘Ace’ reveals what it means to be asexual in a society obsessed with sexuality
Chen writes about more expansive ideas of connection in a world that values romantic partnerships above all others.
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Dave Chappelle’s Ohio shows axed after ‘possible’ COVID exposure ‘within our inner circle’
The final show was due to take place on October 4.
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