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 2020-09-27 00:20 

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Democrats say Barrett's nomination is all about the future of Obamacare...

Democrats on Saturday night launched their case against federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, saying support for her confirmation was equivalent to a vote to end the Affordable Care Act. In a rush of statemen...

 2020-09-26 23:58 

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How Trump picked Amy Coney Barrett over Barbara Lagoa for the Supreme Court...

It was only a week ago President Donald Trump appeared practically "giddy" about a particular candidate to fill the newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court that had been held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for more than 27 years, people familiar wi...

 2020-09-26 23:44 

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Top Trump officials seen not wearing masks or social distancing at White House Supreme Court announcement...

Many of the guests for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination announcement arrived at Saturday's event with masks on, but as the Rose Garden event got underway, masks were virtually non-existent. Some of the Trump administration's t...

 2020-09-26 23:25 

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A kitten that looks like Baby Yoda was rescued from a California wildfire...

The Force must have been with a kitten rescued in a Northern California wildfire as the feline bears a striking resemblance to Baby Yoda. Firefighters found the kitten, estimated to be about 2 to 3 weeks old, in the middle of the road while battling the N...

 2020-09-26 23:17 

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A 5-year-old girl was killed in a stabbing incident in Chicago, police say...

A young girl was fatally stabbed Saturday in Chicago, police said. The 5-year-old girl, who was not identified, was wounded at a home in Chicago's Garfield Park neighborhood on Saturday morning. She was taken to a hospital after police responded to se...

 2020-09-26 23:16 

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Las discrepancias notables de la jueza Amy Coney Barrett...

(CNN) — El presidente Donald Trump anunci el sbado que design a la jueza Amy Coney Barrett para reemplazar a la difunta jueza Ruth Bader Ginsburg en la Corte Suprema durante una ceremonia adornada con banderas en el Jardn de las Rosas de la Casa Bla...

 2020-09-26 22:56 

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Arkansas man finds 9-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park...

Persistence pays. Kevin Kinard was visiting Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park when he discovered a 9.07 carat diamond. Kinard, from Maumelle, Arkansas, has been going to park since a second-grade field trip — even though he had always come...

 2020-09-26 22:51 

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Portland on edge as far-right group holds rally with counterprotesters nearby...

Members of the far-right Proud Boys — some carrying firearms and wearing body armor — massed at a rally on Saturday in Portland, Oregon, as counter rallies unfolded nearby and officials in the tense city braced for violence. At least three peo...

 2020-09-26 22:33 

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The Supreme Court hasn't been this conservative since the 1930s...

The US Supreme Court is on the verge of a historic transformation that could wind back the law in America for decades, in some cases to the 1930s, pre-New Deal approach. With President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the nine-mem...

 2020-09-26 22:31 

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El presidente Trump elige a Amy Coney Barrett como candidata a la Corte Suprema...

(CNN) — El presidente Donald Trump design el sbado a Amy Coney Barrett, una jueza conservadora de la corte federal de apelaciones, para suceder a la difunta juez Ruth Bader Ginsburg en la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos. Trump lo calific como un mom...

 2020-09-26 22:18 

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A Texas teacher was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter face mask...

A Texas teacher was fired for continuing to wear a Black Lives Matter face mask after school officials asked her to stop. Lillian White, an art teacher at Great Hearts Western Hills, a public charter school in San Antonio, began wearing a face mask that r...

 2020-09-26 21:46 

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McConnell calls Barrett 'exceedingly well-qualified' and vows Senate floor vote 'in the weeks ahead'...

Top Senate Republicans on Saturday applauded President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to become the next Supreme Court justice and called for a quick confirmation vote. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called Barrett "exceedi...

 2020-09-26 21:29 

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Of the 114 Supreme Court justices in US history, all but 6 have been White men...

Since the Supreme Court was established in 1789, 114 justices have served on the bench. Of those, 108 have been White men. However, the next justice may alter the diversity of the court. President Trump has chosen Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appeals cour...

 2020-09-26 21:22 

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Oregon environmentalist George Atiyeh confirmed dead in Beachie Creek Fire, family says...

The remains of missing environmentalist George Atiyeh were found after the Beachie Creek Fire consumed his property and the area around his home, his daughter confirmed on Facebook Friday. Atiyeh, 72, was last seen on September 7 before the Beachie Creek ...

 2020-09-26 20:57 

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Supremacista blanco muere en tiroteo con agentes de California...

(CNN) — Un supremacista blanco muri en un tiroteo con agentes en Templeton, California, segn un comunicado de prensa de la Oficina del Alguacil de San Luis Obispo el viernes. El tiroteo tuvo lugar el jueves por la maana cuando los agentes intentaron...

 2020-09-26 20:28 

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Trump set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court...

President Donald Trump on Saturday is set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge, to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court. The expected nomination comes at a critical time in history, as t...

 2020-09-26 20:24 

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The U.S. reckoning on race, seen through other nations' eyes...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America's critics have taken note too, using recent months' demonstrations ...

 2020-09-26 20:08 

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8 Texas cities were alerted to a brain-eating amoeba found in water supply...

Residents of eight cities were alerted to a brain-eating amoeba found in a southeast Texas water supply. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issued a water advisory to residents served by the Brazosport Water Authority warning customers not to u...

 2020-09-26 19:48 

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St. Louis man sentenced to life now walks free after 33 years...

Click here for updates on this story ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOV ) — After more than 30 years behind bars for a crime he insists he did not commit, a St. Louis man is free. Ralph McElroy was 17 when he was convicted of murder and sent to prison. He's no...

 2020-09-26 19:43 

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Homeowners say water company's lack of irrigation water leak adjustments are 'unreasonable'...

Click here for updates on this story NOLENSVILLE, TN (WSMV ) — Some people in Nolensville said they want their water company to change their policies because of the lack of irrigation water leak adjustments are unreasonable. No one likes a big surpr...

 2020-09-26 19:28 

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La Quinta High School student holds supply drive for Saul Martinez Elementary School...

Alyssa Torres is making a difference in the town she grew up in. "I wanted this to be about giving back to my old school," Torres told News Channel 3. The current senior at La Quinta High School coordinated a supply drive to help out her alma mate...

 2020-09-26 19:07 

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Among Us, a murder mystery set in space, is the latest multimillion dollar craze in video games...

As people stay at home across the world, their latest favorite pastime is a 2018 murder mystery game set in space called Among Us. The game's exponential popularity drove its developers to announce on Thursday they were canceling a sequel to the game,...

 2020-09-26 19:05 

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Daycare worker receives $9,000+ in backdated UI benefits...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA (WGCL ) — Normally when Better Call Harry helps people with their unemployment claims it takes some time because the cases are complicated. But not for Jane Pressley. "Wait!" Harry said to her. &#...

 2020-09-26 18:58 

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Per reanudar vuelos regionales internacionales y prorroga estado nacional de emergencia...

(CNN) — El Ministerio de Comunicaciones y Transporte de Per anunci el sbado va Twitter que los vuelos internacionales regionales se reanudaran a partir del 5 de octubre. El decreto se anunci el viernes y se hizo oficial el sbado. En tanto, la Presid...

 2020-09-26 18:51 

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4th grader suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom during virtual learning...

A 9-year-old Louisiana student was suspended after a teacher reported seeing a gun in the boy's bedroom during a virtual class. The attorney representing the child's family said it was a BB gun and the school went too far — applying its on-c...

 2020-09-26 18:31 

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Nearly 2 dozen QU students suspended after violating university policies...

Click here for updates on this story HAMDEN, CT (WFSB ) — Nearly two dozen students at Quinnipiac University have been suspended or sent home after reportedly violating school policies. According to a letter sent to students on Thursday, 11 undergra...

 2020-09-26 18:00 

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Panam no tendr carnavales en 2021, segn el Ministerio de Salud...

(CNN Espaol) — El prximo ao no habr carnavales en Panam por la pandemia de covid-19 y porque no se tiene certeza de que el virus est controlado a principios de 2021, confirm este viernes a CNN el Ministerio de Salud. La confirmacin acaba con las dud...

 2020-09-26 17:58 

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Caught on camera: Bear wanders around Idanha home after wildfire evacuations...

Click here for updates on this story IDANHA, OR (KPTV ) — Home surveillance footage captured a bear walking around someone's property in Idanha, after wildfires tore through the area. Residents in the Idanha area weren't able to return to th...

 2020-09-26 17:42 

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5 bicyclists riding from Africatown, AL to Washington D.C. in so-called 'Underground Railroad Ride'...

Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, AL (WALA ) — A New York City man and four of his friends are in Mobile getting ready to start a roughly 15-day bicycle ride to our nation's capital. It is called the Underground Railroad Ride and thei...

 2020-09-26 16:59 

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Conor McGregor says his next opponent will be Manny Pacquiao...

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor says his next opponent will be boxing legend Manny Pacquiao. In a tweet Friday, McGregor, the former two-division UFC World Champion, said he's "boxing Manny Pacquiao next in the Middle East." ESPN rep...

 2020-09-26 16:49 

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Esto es lo que le pasa a tu cuerpo durante meses en aislamiento...

(CNN) — Desde que la pandemia comenz oficialmente en marzo, nos han dicho que quedarse en casa es la mejor manera de evitar contraer el covid-19. Y lo es. Pero la vida en el confinamiento puede causar dolencias en el cuerpo. Estar confinado en casa ...

 2020-09-26 16:47 

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Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' appears in court again seeking bail after arrest on terrorism charges...

"Hotel Rwanda's" Paul Rusesabagina appeared in court in Rwanda for a second time seeking bail after he was arrested and charged with terrorism earlier this month. He appeared before the Nyarugenge intermediate court Friday in the capital, Kiga...

 2020-09-26 16:44 

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Marquette University directs Cobeen Hall residents to quarantine for 2 weeks...

Click here for updates on this story MILWAUKEE, WI (WDJT ) — Marquette University, in coordination with the Milwaukee Health Department, has directed residents of Cobeen Hall to quarantine for 14 days, effective at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. The univ...

 2020-09-26 16:38 

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Manchester United scores 100th-minute penalty to secure dramatic win over Brighton...

Manchester United got its first Premier League points of the season thanks to a 100th-minute penalty from Bruno Fernandes to finally win 3-2 in an enthralling game against Brighton and Hove Albion. Brighton opened the scoring, a coolly finished Neal Maupa...

 2020-09-26 16:36 

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Pompeo to keynote Florida conservative Christian event, raising ethical and legal questions...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to keynote a gala event for a conservative Christian organization in Florida — an appearance that comes a month before Election Day and may violate legal and ethical guidelines. Not only is the top US diploma...

 2020-09-26 16:28 

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Killings by police, like the Breonna Taylor case, rarely end in trials or convictions...

More than six months after Louisville police fatally shot Breonna Taylor during a botched raid, protesters have poured into the streets to insist that only murder charges against the officers would amount to justice. A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday ind...

 2020-09-26 16:21 

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K-9 Alamo's handler and best friend talks about love and grief; suspected cause of Alamo's death found...

Click here for updates on this story BARLING, AR (KFSM ) — Barling's K-9 Alamo died unexpectedly on Aug. 30 at just three-years-old, a heartbreaking loss for not just the Barling Police Department (BPD), but for the community that Alamo served a...

 2020-09-26 15:42 

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Rochester mayor names first female chief in history of city's embattled police department...

Rochester's mayor named an interim police chief Saturday as the city deals with the aftermath of the death of Daniel Prude in police custody. Mayor Lovely Warren announced that Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, who worked for the Rochester Police Department ...

 2020-09-26 15:17 

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Coronavirus outbreak at Northumberland County, PA nursing home...

Click here for updates on this story NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA (WNEP ) — An outbreak of COVID-19 among staff and residents at the Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center near Shamokin has the administration tightening restrictions, including...

 2020-09-26 15:02 

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Notable dissents from Judge Amy Coney Barrett...

President Donald Trump is set Saturday to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, according to multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process. If confirmed, Barrett, a conser...

 2020-09-26 14:57 

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Pat Maloney returns to football field, eleven months after brain injury...

Click here for updates on this story YORK COUNTY, PA (WPMT ) — A York County high school football player was back on the field Sept. 25, 11 months after suffering a devastating brain injury. Patrick Maloney, 18, suffered a brain bleed and stroke dur...

 2020-09-26 14:48 

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Irish tourist accused of defacing Rome's Colosseum...

An Irish tourist has been accused of vandalizing Rome's Colosseum after security staff spotted him allegedly carving his initials into the ancient Italian structure. The Carabinieri police said the 32-year-old man was caught by the Colosseum's pri...

 2020-09-26 14:18 

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Trump unveils 'Platinum Plan' for Black Americans...

President Donald Trump unveiled a plan aimed at winning over Black Americans on Friday, less than two months before Election Day, largely expanding upon the existing economic-related initiatives the President established in his first term. The proposals i...

 2020-09-26 13:50 

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Amy Coney Barrett, a proven conservative with a compelling personal story...

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate judge and Notre Dame law professor, is a proven conservative with a compelling personal story who has long been atop President Donald Trump's Supreme Court short list. Trump intends to choose Barrett to be ...

 2020-09-26 13:37 

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25 people killed in military plane crash in eastern Ukraine...

A Ukrainian Air Force transport aircraft crashed near the eastern city of Chuguev late Friday, killing 25 people, according to the country's general prosecutor's office. The office said two survivors were at medical facilities in critical conditio...

 2020-09-26 13:29 

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Governor Newsom signs legislation establishing the nation's strongest state consumer financial protection watchdog...

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill authored by local assembly member Chad Mayes. AB 4-99 aims to protect Californians interacting with the Employment Development Department from falling victim to identity theft. The Rancho Mirage assemblyman sent out a t...

 2020-09-26 13:15 

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Progressive activists are wary over criminal justice under a Biden-Harris administration...

They spent the summer on the frontlines of a historic protest movement against police violence. But many young criminal justice activists leading the charge for police reform won't be enthusiastically casting their ballots for the Democratic president...

 2020-09-26 12:40 

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The biggest movies that have been delayed, and when you can expect to see them now...

2020 is a lost year for the movies. Hollywood, like many industries, has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. Movie theaters were forced to shut down for months, and have struggled to find an audience since reopening. Productions have stalled, and...

 2020-09-26 12:36 

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Poll worker recruitment picks up as officials prepare for in-person voting...

As more early voting sites open across the country, election officials have faced a significant challenge: Staffing those sites with poll workers. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever. "The simple answer is, if you don...

 2020-09-26 12:35 

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How Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have changed the police body cam industry...

The year 2020 has been a pivotal one for the police body camera industry in the aftermath of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor's killings at the hands of current and former officers in Minneapolis and Louisville. Both cities had previously purchased bod...

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