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 2020-09-27 23:24 

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LOVERRO: Welcome to the process. Buckle up....

Remember the Golden Age of this Washington Football Team? The first quarter of Sunday's game in Cleveland against the Browns? Dwayne Haskins moving the ball, driving Washington down the field, hitting Dontrelle Inman with an 18-yard scoring pass, givi...

 2020-09-27 23:14 

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FBI anti-Trump efforts revealed as William Barnett talks to John Durham...

The FBI's most infamous epoch, a stretch of six months in 2016 and 2017 when Obama administration officials targeted Donald Trump and his allies, is coming into its own scandalous light in a steady flow of self-incriminating documents meant to stay se...

 2020-09-27 22:56 

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National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien: After Hong Kong, China will target Taiwan next...

EXCLUSIVE China's recent takeover of Hong Kong is raising fears Taiwan is the next target in Beijing's aggressive push for regional control, said White House National Security Adviser Robert C. O'Brien. China's buildup of military forces f...

 2020-09-27 22:36 

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Police end Mexico toll booth takeovers after 8 months...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Of all the forms of protest in Mexico, taking over highway toll booths is one of the odder and more lucrative. Protesters often take over the booths for a few hours and charge motorists a fixed rate, lower than the original toll, to pas...

 2020-09-27 22:32 

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11 killed in bar shooting in Mexico's most violent state...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Gunmen killed 11 people, including four women, early Sunday in a bar in the central Mexico state of Guanajuato. State prosecutors said the bullet-ridden bodies were found at a bar near the town of Jaral del Progreso. The area is near th...

 2020-09-27 22:29 

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Trump rips $750 income tax payment report in New York Times...

President Trump dismissed a published report on Sunday asserting that he paid only $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, calling it "a total fake." "It will all be revealed, it's going to come out," Mr. Trump said of his tax r...

 2020-09-27 22:24 

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Angels fire GM Billy Eppler after 5 straight losing seasons...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels fired general manager Billy Eppler on Sunday after the team finished its fifth consecutive losing season under his watch. Eppler was under contract for one more year with the Angels in an extension he signed i...

 2020-09-27 22:22 

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Trump says Obamacare 'essentially gone' after ending mandate...

President Trump said Sunday he feels like he's gotten rid of Obamacare because the individual mandate penalty for shirking insurance was zeroed out by the GOP-controlled Congress three years ago. "We've already essentially gotten rid of Obamac...

 2020-09-27 22:18 

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Colorado's 3rd largest recorded wildfire continues to spread...

DENVER (AP) - Winds fueled a northern Colorado wildfire that emergency officials said has damaged structures and moved beyond barriers established by firefighters to slow the fire's spread. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office said structure damage...

 2020-09-27 22:12 

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Trump doubles down on Biden drug test demand before debate...

President Trump doubled down on his demand for Joseph R. Biden to take a drug test this week before the first presidential debate. Mr. Trump has repeatedly pushed an unsubstantiated claim that the Democratic nominee has been taking performance-enhancing d...

 2020-09-27 22:06 

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New Mexico reports 159 new coronavirus cases and no deaths...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Health officials in New Mexico on Sunday reported 159 new confirmed coronavirus cases with no additional deaths. The latest numbers increased the statewide totals to 28,844 cases and 870 known deaths since the pandemic began. Of the ...

 2020-09-27 22:00 

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Trump rips attacks of Amy Coney Barrett faith...

President Trump criticized the media and Democrats on Sunday for their treatment of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, accusing them of making an issue of her Catholicism. "I thought we settled this 60 years ago with the election of John F. Kenn...

 2020-09-27 21:55 

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Minot students participate in international water study...

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - A group of Minot High School honors biology students have volunteered to help with a water study that stretches from the United States to Canada. The project by the Lake Winnipeg Foundation is meant to evaluate phosphorus and dissolved ...

 2020-09-27 21:53 

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Protests cost Wichita police about $1.5 million in overtime...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A plan designed to help Wichita police monitor and control social equality protests in the city in early June cost the Wichita Police Department more than $1.5 million in overtime for officers and other employees. The department imple...

 2020-09-27 21:44 

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Judge to sentence Army veteran who shot 2 sheriff's deputies...

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - A Virginia judge will decide this week whether to impose a 74-year prison sentence that a jury set for a retired Army major who shot and wounded two sheriff's deputies. Several jurors who convicted Douglas Vernon Johnson Jr., 54, ...

 2020-09-27 21:42 

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Hurricane Sally disrupts recycling programs in Mississippi...

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Recycling programs on Mississippi's Gulf Coast are facing disruptions after Hurricane Sally damaged a Florida recycling center. Jackson County has put its recycling program on hold, and WLOX-TV reports Waste Management in Moss Poi...

 2020-09-27 21:42 

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California deputies fatally shoot man armed with hatchet...

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - A man armed with a hatchet in California was shot during a struggle with sheriff's deputies as they attempted to take him into custody early Sunday, officials said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. Deputies were first dispa...

 2020-09-27 21:35 

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One person dies in apartment fire in Colebrook...

COLEBROOK, N.H. (AP) - One person was killed Sunday after a fire broke out in a Colebrook apartment building, according to the New Hampshire Fire Marshal's Office. Fire crews were called to 187 Main Street shortly after 7 a.m. and found heavy smoke co...

 2020-09-27 21:26 

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Southern Wyoming wildfire more than doubles size overnight...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A wildfire in the southern region of the state grew to more than twice the size reported the previous night, Wyoming's governor said. Republican Gov. Mark Gordon said in a tweet that the area affected by the blaze increased to an e...

 2020-09-27 21:14 

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Wisconsin tops 2,000 COVID-19 cases for 4th straight day...

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wisconsin health officials on Sunday reported 2,217 new cases of the coronavirus, the fourth day in a row the state has confirmed more than 2,000 positive tests. The update showed a positivity rate of 27.6% for the more than 8,000 COVID-1...

 2020-09-27 21:14 

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Court halts Wisconsin absentee ballot extension for counting...

MADISON, Wis. - A federal appeals court on Sunday temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin's presidential election, a momentary victory for Republicans and President Donald Trump in the key presidential battleg...

 2020-09-27 21:05 

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Minnesota mayor disputes harassment of COVID-19 survey team...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The mayor of a southern Minnesota city is disputing state health department claims that a COVID-19 survey team was threatened there earlier this month. State health officials on Friday reported cases of health workers being subjected to...

 2020-09-27 21:04 

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State confirms nearly 1,400 more COVID-19 cases, no deaths...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri health officials said Sunday the state had confirmed nearly 1,400 more COVID-19 cases but no new deaths. With 1,392 newly confirmed cases brings the state's total of confirmed cases to 123,406 since the pandemic beg...

 2020-09-27 21:00 

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Analysis: Lawsuit lingers long after bitter 2014 Senate race...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Six years after a contentious U.S. Senate race that divided Mississippi Republicans and more than a year after the death of the incumbent who won, a civil lawsuit connected to the case is still winding through the courts. A federal a...

 2020-09-27 20:59 

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Utah candidate's campaign headquarters damaged by truck...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A pickup truck ran into a Utah congressional candidate's campaign headquarters, damaging the building and destroying the majority of the campaign materials stored inside. The vehicle struck the headquarters of Republican Burgess ...

 2020-09-27 20:51 

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Public input sought for $3B overhaul of Lake Shore Drive...

CHICAGO (AP) - Transportation officials are seeking the public's input for a roughly $3 billion overhaul of Chicago's iconic Lake Shore Drive. The modernization project is aimed at improving Lake Michigan shoreline protection and traffic issues be...

 2020-09-27 20:49 

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Newly reported Texas virus cases total 1,292, 37 more deaths...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - There were 1,292 newly reported coronavirus cases in Texas on Sunday and 37 additional deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, according to state health officials. The Texas Department of State Health Services reporte...

 2020-09-27 20:48 

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Uncontained wildfire northeast of Phoenix burns 9,200 acres...

PHOENIX (AP) - A wildfire in the Tonto National Forest northeast of Phoenix has charred about 14 square miles (36 square kilometers) with no containment yet, authorities said Sunday. Forest officials said the wildfire is burning in grass and brush and its...

 2020-09-27 20:44 

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Deadly microbe water warning lifted for final Texas city...

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) - Environmental officials in Texas have lifted a warning for a final Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe, but with a warning that the water should be boiled...

 2020-09-27 20:40 

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Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting extension...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A federal appeals court on Sunday temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin's presidential election, a momentary victory for Republicans and President Donald Trump in the key presidential ba...

 2020-09-27 20:37 

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Montana hits another record number of new coronavirus cases...

BILLINGS, MONT. (AP) - The coronavirus pandemic in Montana continued to grow as the state recorded a record number of cases Saturday, surpassing the high marks reached two days earlier. Montana recorded 346 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday morning, an incre...

 2020-09-27 20:33 

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Serenity Arrington, 5-year-old girl, fatally stabbed in Chicago...

CHICAGO - A 5-year-od girl has been fatally stabbed on Chicago's West Side, authorities said. Officers were called around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and found paramedics already working on the girl, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The girl had be...

 2020-09-27 20:26 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: BLM's magician's tricks...

Why do we never see Black Lives Matter "protest" over the rise of Black-on-Black crime in Democrat-run cities? Why are they supported by the Democratic Party even though they encourage and are involved in riots, not peaceful protests? Why is it OK...

 2020-09-27 20:26 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Vote for sound policy...

On Nov. 3, we the people get to decide the future of our nation. Not since 1864 has the presidential election been so consequential to our republic, nor the choice so diametrically binary. To vote for Joe Biden you must believe much of the following: That...

 2020-09-27 20:26 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 'Palestine' as Arab is fiction...

There was never a Palestine prior to the British Mandate for Palestine, established by the San Remo Agreement (1920) and confirmed by the League of Nations (1922) as a homeland for Jews. Only Jews were referred to, and called themselves, Palestinians. The...

 2020-09-27 20:26 

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EDITORIAL: What to watch for in the first presidential debate...

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic will play host to the first 2020 presidential debates. Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace will moderate. It's true that in years past we haven't found debates particu...

 2020-09-27 20:24 

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Black federal agent alleges smear campaign after lawsuit...

SEATTLE (AP) - A supervisor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Seattle says in a lawsuit she was the target of a smear campaign after she sued over racial harassment by a co-worker with a Nazi tattoo. Cheryl Bishop, a senior su...

 2020-09-27 20:19 

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Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their 9-month-old grandchild over the weekend, law enforcement officials confirmed on Sunday. According to the Los Angeles County Sheri...

 2020-09-27 20:15 

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VCU considers requiring students to take courses on racism...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Commonwealth University is considering whether to make courses on racism a requirement for its students. Constance Relihan, dean of VCU's University College, told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that many other colleges are h...

 2020-09-27 20:04 

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Pair of quadruple shootings leaves 6 people in teens wounded...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Six people in their teens were wounded in a pair of quadruple shootings over the weekend in Philadelphia amid a surge in gun violence in recent months. Police said gunfire just after 10 p.m. Friday in northeast Philadelphia wounded a 1...

 2020-09-27 20:03 

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Memphis police: 2 wounded in McDonald's drive-thru shooting...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Two people were shot and wounded at a McDonald's drive-thru in Tennessee early Sunday morning. Memphis police said on their Twitter page that a man exited his car and fired multiple gunshots at the victims, a woman and a 16-year-...

 2020-09-27 20:02 

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Georgia State: Errors in test results led to postponement...

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia State says the positive COVID-19 tests that caused Saturday's football game at Charlotte to be postponed were the result of errors in reading the test results. Georgia State said Sunday that student-athletes were tested three ti...

 2020-09-27 20:00 

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Analysis: Virus response becomes power struggle in Louisiana...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Six months into Louisiana's coronavirus outbreak, disagreements over how the state should respond to the pandemic and who should make those decisions have reached a fever pitch, culminating in the centerpiece debate of a specia...

 2020-09-27 19:57 

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New York City principals union demands state control schools...

NEW YORK (AP) - The union representing New York City's school principals called Sunday for the state to take control of the school system from the mayor for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic as hundreds of thousands of children are set to repor...

 2020-09-27 19:54 

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Greek police arrest 3 human traffickers, free 7 captives...

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Greek police said Sunday they have arrested three men of Pakistani origin for keeping seven people, including an Afghan family of four, whom they had helped cross into Greece, hostage and demanding money to release them. Police...

 2020-09-27 19:50 

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URI plans 3 online discussions to address COVID-19 pandemic...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - The University of Rhode Island has scheduled three live online panel discussions to address the challenges health care workers face and the lessons being learned during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a statement from t...

 2020-09-27 19:47 

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Dunford, Wahlberg headline gala to honor Boston priests...

BOSTON (AP) - Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. is scheduled to headline an annual fundraising event to honor more than 500 Archdiocese of Boston priests. The Celebration of the Priesthood Dinner scheduled for Tuesday - a virtu...

 2020-09-27 19:47 

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Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album...

Fleet Foxes, "Shore" (ANTI-) One might have predicted a somber release for Fleet Foxes in the year of a pandemic. After all, their last album "Crack-Up" was darker in tone, touching everything from police brutality and internal turmoil to ...

 2020-09-27 19:45 

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Nevada reports 373 new coronavirus cases with 3 more deaths...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Health officials on Sunday reported 373 new positive coronavirus cases in Nevada along with three additional deaths. That increases the statewide totals to 78,728 cases and 1,585 known deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Nev...

 2020-09-27 19:32 

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1 killed, 3 injured in stabbing attack at West Virginia home...

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) - A stabbing attack at a southern West Virginia home left one man dead, three injured and one arrested, authorities said. Eric Bent, 31, was charged with second-degree murder and three counts of malicious wounding in Saturday morning...

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