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 2020-10-21 08:45 

Stamford Advocate

Library removes name of white supremacist from branch...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina library will remove the name of a former state governor from one of its branches because of his ties to white supremacy, officials said. A Charlotte Mecklenburg Library branch near SouthPark mall is named after Gov....

 2020-10-21 08:41 

NorthJersey.com

Why these NJ Latinos are voting for Trump, despite his anti-immigrant attacks...

They're in the minority, but these Hispanic voters say they like Trump's business skills and share his worries about criminal immigrants....

 2020-10-21 08:40 

Stamford Advocate

Kyrgyzstan calls new parliamentary election in December...

MOSCOW (AP) - Authorities in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday set a new parliamentary election for December following a disputed vote that led to the resignation of the country's president. The Oct. 4 parliamentary election was swept by pro-government parties,...

 2020-10-21 08:33 

Stamford Advocate

UN envoy hails early agreements in Libya talks...

GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Libya said Wednesday the two warring factions have agreed on issues that...

 2020-10-21 08:33 

The Epoch Times

Google Staffer Says Company Has Ability to Censor 'Right-Wing' Parties...

A Google staffer was recorded by Project Veritas, an undercover journalism nonprofit, speaking about the how the tech giant censors political views....

 2020-10-21 08:31 

Stamford Advocate

Four finalists named for West Liberty University president...

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) - Four finalists have been selected for West Liberty University president. On Tuesday, a presidential search committee said the finalists were Melinda Arnold, W. Franklin Evans, Jay Gatrell and Michael Victor. West Liberty said in...

 2020-10-21 08:30 

Stamford Advocate

The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Wednesday, October 21, 2020 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY Warm air will build from the Deep South to the mid-Atlantic and New England states today. Atlantic moisture will lead to showers and thunderstorms in Florida and part of south...

 2020-10-21 08:27 

Stamford Advocate

Eula Battle, wife of Huntsville mayor, dies...

HUNTSVILLE, Ala (AP) - The wife of Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Eula Battle, has died. She was 65. The mayor's office made the announcement on Tuesday but didn't release a cause of death. Eula Battle had a more than three-decade career as a scho...

 2020-10-21 08:23 

Stamford Advocate

Alabama NAACP names 4 to new hall of honor...

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama NAACP is honoring four people as the initial members of the Alabama NAACP Hall of Honor including civil rights lawyer Fred Gray Sr., who once fought for the right of the organization to operate in the state. Gray, of Tuskeg...

 2020-10-21 08:20 

Stamford Advocate

UK warship seizes 450 kilograms of meth in Arabian Sea...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A British royal navy vessel seized 450 kilograms (990 pounds) of methamphetamine in the northern Arabian Sea in the largest-ever bust by a joint maritime operation in the region, officials said Wednesday. The HMS Montros...

 2020-10-21 08:20 

Stamford Advocate

Tennessee launches new website for COVID-19 info...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Health has launched a new website to keep the public up to speed on the COVID-19 pandemic. The department says COVID19.tn.gov is designed to simplify some of the most frequently requested coronavirus dat...

 2020-10-21 08:19 

Stamford Advocate

Middle Tennessee State University hosts 'Jimi Hendrix: A-Z'...

MURFRESSBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Middle Tennessee State University's Center for Popular Music is hosting an online conversation on the life and legacy of Jimi Hendrix that will be available free to the public on Wednesday. The conversation features Departme...

 2020-10-21 08:17 

Stamford Advocate

Kentucky opens regional driver licensing office in Richmond...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky has a new regional driver licensing office in Richmond where some services are available remotely. The Richmond location is the 11th Kentucky Transportation Cabinet regional office newly opened or reopened to handle licensin...

 2020-10-21 08:14 

Stamford Advocate

3 charged with filing false claims for virus relief loans...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Three employees of a Tennessee tax service have been charged with filing more than $1 million in false claims for coronavirus-related federal loans, federal prosecutors said. Brandy Scaife, Janisha Jones and Sharika Carpenter have be...

 2020-10-21 08:12 

Stamford Advocate

Kentucky whiskey producer part of tree-planting project...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky whiskey maker is teaming with a conservation group for a tree-planting initiative. Bulleit Frontier Whiskey said it's working with the group American Forests for the project. The goal is to plant 1 million trees in th...

 2020-10-21 08:12 

Stamford Advocate

EU to UK on Brexit talks: 'You can't have cake, eat it too'...

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union took a defiant tone on Wednesday as the standoff over resuming post-Brexit trade negotiations with the United Kingdom intensified, telling London that...

 2020-10-21 08:10 

NY Daily News

Caught in the web: The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google looks built on a firm foundation...
 2020-10-21 08:09 

Stamford Advocate

Cameroon stone carvings recovered at South Florida airport...

MIAMI (AP) - Customs officers have recovered ancient stone carvings from Cameroon at a South Florida airport, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday that officers at Miami International Airport intercepted an air cargo ship...

 2020-10-21 08:06 

Stamford Advocate

Thai protesters ask court to revoke order, continue rallies...

BANGKOK (AP) - Student activists applied to a court Wednesday to revoke a state of emergency the government declared last week to try to rein in Thailand's growing protests. Demonstrations have continued daily in a movement that calls for Prime Minist...

 2020-10-21 08:06 

Stamford Advocate

Report: Exhibits damaged at Berlin museums, unclear by whom...

BERLIN (AP) - Dozens of exhibits at prominent museums in Berlin have been sprayed with an oily liquid, according to German media reports. Police said Wednesday that an investigation is ongoing, but wouldn't comment further. The weekly Die Zeit and Deu...

 2020-10-21 08:05 

Stamford Advocate

Applications being accepted for family court judge in WVa...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Applications are being accepted for a pending vacancy on a family court serving West Virginia's largest county. The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will accept applications and letters of recommendation through Nov. 9 for...

 2020-10-21 08:05 

NY Daily News

When and how to vote: The need for speed in requesting absentee ballots...
 2020-10-21 08:00 

NY Daily News

Pardon him: Trump's pardons are an egregious abuse of power...
 2020-10-21 07:41 

NY Post

Cody Bellinger puts best foot forward in pain-free home run celebration...

Cody Bellinger's days of locking arms with a teammate to celebrate a home run are likely over. When Bellinger homered in the fourth inning of Game 1 in the Dodgers-Rays World Series Tuesday night a......

 2020-10-21 07:39 

Stamford Advocate

Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - At least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out Wednesday among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the country, officials said. Gov. Attaullah Khogyani said another 13 people...

 2020-10-21 07:34 

WSHU

Parents Of 545 Children Separated At U.S.-Mexico Border Still Can't Be Found...

Despite a federal judge's order that the government reunite families who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration's "no tolerance" migration policy, the parents of 545 children still can't be found, a...

 2020-10-21 07:30 

NJ.com

[ Hudson County ]

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020...

Here's a look at what's in today's paper....

 2020-10-21 07:28 

Stamford Advocate

Repblica Checa bate rcord de contagios, adopta ms medidas...

PRAGA (AP) - Las infecciones por coronavirus en Repblica Checa batieron un nuevo rcord con cerca de 12.000 nuevos contagios en un da. El incremento de casos diario alcanz los 11.984 el martes, dijo el Ministerio de Salud, casi 900 positivos ms que el rcor...

 2020-10-21 07:27 

Stamford Advocate

Polish academics protest 'fundamentalist' education minister...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Activists dressed as security guards hung a banner over a Polish Education Ministry building early Wednesday to protest the appointment of a new minister whom they consider to be a religious fundamentalist and a danger to the nation&...

 2020-10-21 07:18 

NY Post

Former NHL player apologizes to media: 'Sorry if I was a douche'...

Todd Bertuzzi had some regrets about how he treated the media during his 18-year NHL career. "I was too hard, I told you guys, 'Sorry if I was a douche, man,'" Bertuzzi told Sport......

 2020-10-21 07:11 

Stamford Advocate

CMT Music Awards to feature trio of hosts, outdoor stages...

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - A trio of new hosts will lead fans through a new look at this year's CMT Music Awards, which replaced the live arena audience with performances in scenic outdoor locations around Nashville, Tennessee. Country singers Kane B...

 2020-10-21 07:09 

Stamford Advocate

Worsening opioid crisis overshadowed in presidential race...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Like millions of Americans, Diane Urban watched the first presidential debate last month at home with her family. When it was over, she turned off the television and climbed into the bed her 25-year-old son Jordan used to sleep in. I...

 2020-10-21 07:08 

Stamford Advocate

Elecciones de EEUU, claves para muchas cuestiones globales...

LONDRES (AP) - Cuatro aos despus de que la victoria electoral de Donald Trump replanteara la forma en la que muchos pases interactan con Estados Unidos, la senda que tome la mayor superpotencia del mundo tras sus elecciones presidenciales afectar a muchos...

 2020-10-21 07:06 

Stamford Advocate

North Carolina scrambles to inform voters of absentee errors...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Time was dwindling for thousands of North Carolina voters to fix absentee voting errors as elections officials hustled out an updated process for handling mail-in ballot problems two weeks before Election Day. Court battles had halted ...

 2020-10-21 07:00 

NY Daily News

Readers sound off on animal welfare, Manish Mehta and Tony Blair...
 2020-10-21 06:49 

Stamford Advocate

Japan PM pushes closer Southeast Asia ties in China counter...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Japan's new prime minister pledged Wednesday to help Southeast Asian nations increase their maritime security capabilities, as he used his first overseas trip as leader to push his country's vision for greater internation...

 2020-10-21 06:48 

NBC New York

Cuomo Expected to Reveal Shifted Cluster Zone Maps; Some Spots Could See Restrictions Eased...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to reveal a realignment of his cluster zone maps, potentially easing restrictions in some hotspot areas, like central Queens, that......

 2020-10-21 06:48 

Stamford Advocate

Filipinas reanuda los viajes al extranjero tras cuarentena...

MANILA, Filipinas (AP) - Filipinas levant el mircoles el veto a los viajes no esenciales al extranjero, pero la oficina de inmigracin dijo que la medida no provoc gran cantidad de salidas por turismo y ocio. El gobierno ha aliviado gradualmente las restri...

 2020-10-21 06:42 

NY Post

Los Angeles man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing his 3 sons...

A Los Angeles man was sentenced to more than 75 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing his three sons to death in the back of an SUV. Luiz Fuentes, 38, admitted to killing the children —......

 2020-10-21 06:41 

Stamford Advocate

NFL teams going for 2 at record-setting rate...

Never before have NFL teams gone for 2-point conversions as often as they have this season, even if the decision sometimes has backfired. The 58 attempts through six weeks are the most at this juncture of the season since the NFL adopted the 2-point conve...

 2020-10-21 06:33 

Stamford Advocate

Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google, the commission chairman said Wednesday after the U.S. Justice Department sued the company for abusing its dominance in online search and a...

 2020-10-21 06:31 

The Epoch Times

California Boat Owners Faulted for Fire That Killed 34...

LOS ANGELES—One of the deadliest accidents in recent U.S. maritime history was the fault of owners of a ......

 2020-10-21 06:31 

Stamford Advocate

Bullpen saved: Dodgers keep Jansen and Co. fresh for Game 2...

Winning Game 1 was a sweet way to start the World Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The cherry on top: all the big arms left on ice. Kenley Jansen, Blake Treinen and Brusdar Graterol should be fresh for Wednesday after watching the Dodgers' 8-3 vict...

 2020-10-21 06:29 

Stamford Advocate

Blast in multistory building kills 3, injures 15 in Pakistan...

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - A powerful blast ripped through a multistory building in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others, police and rescuers said. It was not immediately clear what ...

 2020-10-21 06:28 

NBC New York

NJ Firefighters Rescue Blue and Yellow Parrot From Atop City Hall...

Are you missing a parrot? Firefighters in Paterson, New Jersey, say they rescued the colorful bird from the top of City Hall on Tuesday night. The parrot was......

 2020-10-21 06:19 

Stamford Advocate

Asian shares rise after Wall Street gains on solid earnings...

TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, cheered by the gains on Wall Street as investors welcomed a batch of solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3% to 23,647.63. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3%...

 2020-10-21 06:18 

Stamford Advocate

Asia Today: Philippines allowing foreign travel to resume...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippines on Wednesday lifted a ban on non-essential foreign trips by Filipinos, but the immigration bureau said the move did not immediately spark large numbers of departures for tourism and leisure. The government has gr...

 2020-10-21 06:08 

NY Post

NASA successfully lands spacecraft on asteroid that may hold building blocks of life...

A NASA spacecraft on Tuesday touched down on an asteroid that scientists believe could hold the building blocks of life. The craft, OSIRIS-REx, successfully landed on the asteroid dubbed "Bennu" more than four years after being launched from Earth...

 2020-10-21 06:05 

NY Post

Saints allowed to start having fans at games...

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints will start having fans in the stands for home games after the mayor agreed with the team on a phased plan starting Sunday against Carolina. The plan announced Tuesday will start with 3,000 tickets for Sunday'...

 2020-10-21 06:04 

Stamford Advocate

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome...

LONDON (AP) - Four years after Donald Trump's election reframed how many nations interacted with the United States, the way that the world's foremost superpower moves forward after its presidential election stands to impact many geopolitical press...

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