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 2020-10-31 03:41 

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Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows committed campaign finance crimes: watchdog group...

The government ethics watchdog organization Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a complaint on Friday accusing White House chief of staff Mark Meadows of campaign finance crimes for allegedly spending thousands of dollars in ...

 2020-10-31 03:25 

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Win or lose — Trump is about to unleash hell...

With poll numbers staying put and the odds of a Joe Biden win in Tuesday's election looking good — possibly by a decisive margin — there's mounting dread about how Donald Trump will behave after a defeat. After all, Trump is a sociopat...

 2020-10-31 02:56 

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GOP senator offended LDS community after likening Trump to a 'selfless' Book of Mormon hero: report...

Politics and religion are colliding out west after comments a Republican senator made while stumping for the president. "Sen. Mike Lee drew criticism from members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this week after comparing President D...

 2020-10-31 02:30 

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Al Franken warns voters Mitch McConnell 'is not as charming as he looks' on HBO's 'Real Time'...

Former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) showed off the sense of rumor that put him on "Saturday Night Live" during a Friday night appearance on HBO's "Real Time" with Bill Maher. The two politically-minded comedians had a fascinating debate on w...

 2020-10-31 02:13 

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HBO's Bill Maher takes on 'Trump thugs' and super-spreader rallies in final 'Real Time' before the election...

HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher reviewed the latest news on the Friday night before 2020 election. "Four days until the election," he noted. "As Stormy Daniels once said, 'Let's just get this over with!'" He noted the h...

 2020-10-31 01:52 

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Maddow premieres new ad — narrated by Morgan Freeman — on what this election is about...

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman has narrated a moving new ad for the NAACP urging voters to turn out during the 2020 presidential election. The ad was broadcast for the first time on "The Rachel Maddow Show" on Friday evening. "This...

 2020-10-31 01:36 

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LA mayor blasted for discounting parking tickets paid early as COVID-19 relief: 'This is taunting poor people'...

The mayor of Los Angeles received harsh pushback on Friday for offering a discount on parking tickets paid early as a coronavirus stimulus measure. "Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced a program for drivers to receive a $20 discount on certain traffi...

 2020-10-31 00:44 

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Lincoln Project escalates billboard battle with Ivanka and Jared — using signs on boats and trucks...

President Donald J. Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner demanded that The Lincoln Project remove billboards featuring the couple from Times Square in New York City. The couple threatened to sue for "enormous" sums if the...

 2020-10-31 00:21 

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Jaime Harrison honors aunt who died of COVID in emotional debate plea to unseat Lindsey Graham...

In a calm and deliberate plea on the debate stage Friday night, U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Jaime Harrison made his argument a bit more personal against incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). "The coronavirus has dramatically impacted South Caroli...

 2020-10-30 23:55 

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'Very tired' Trump shocks with short speech: 'I've never seen Trump look less interested'...

President Donald Trump has given rally speeches that last longer than 100 minutes, but on Friday cut thing short for his speech at a rally in Minnesota. "President Trump only spoke for 21 (!) minutes at this smaller event in Rochester, MN tonight. Can...

 2020-10-30 23:39 

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Trump's plan to bribe seniors with $200 mailed-out cards won't happen before Election Day: report...

A plan that President Donald J. Trump abruptly unveiled last month regarding $200 cards to seniors will not be happening before Election Day, said officials. "We haven't heard anything in days," one health official told Politico. The official&...

 2020-10-30 23:20 

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Trump ignores all coronavirus guidelines during Minnesota MAGA rally...

The state of Minnesota limited the number of attendees President Donald J. Trump could have at his Rochester rally Friday to 250 people, but that didn't stop the president from driving down the tarmac to physically non-distance from his MAGA overflow ...

 2020-10-30 22:52 

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Mail is backed up in critical Florida U.S. Postal Service district: report...

The Trump administration's slowdown of U.S. Postal Service deliveries are creating problems in the key battleground state of Florida, the Miami Herald reported Friday. "Just days before the Nov. 3 election, mail delivery is being delayed at times ...

 2020-10-30 22:47 

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Walmart to keep guns in shopping areas in major reversal of plan to prevent civil unrest...

Walmart reversed course Friday and said it would keep guns in shopping areas, quickly shifting away from a plan to keep firearms away from customers. The retail giant had announced Thursday it would still sell guns and ammunition, but would not display th...

 2020-10-30 22:46 

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National Guard 'broke regulations' and did not have clearance to fly over protesters in DC: report...

The D.C. National Guard and the Defense Department Inspector General's office appear to be at odds over who should take responsibility for an incident that involved two low-flying helicopters on the night of June 1. "Two D.C. National Guard helico...

 2020-10-30 22:17 

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Stocks suffered worst week — and worse month — since March as election approaches...

President Donald Trump has regularly bragged about the stock markets as he campaigns for re-election. Although a poor barometer for the economy due to the lack of stock ownership, Trump has relied upon it as a stand-in for the overall health of the econom...

 2020-10-30 22:11 

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Trump's new National Guard 'regional response units' could deploy for election unrest: report...

A new unit of mostly military policemen has been established by the National Guard Bureau in response to ongoing civil unrest in the coming days leading up to Nov. 3. "The unit, which also could be used to respond to natural disasters and other missio...

 2020-10-30 21:56 

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Trump administration to allow cruise ships to resume sailing — despite the coronavirus surge...

The US health authorities on Friday issued a detailed set of requirements that would allow cruise ships to resume services as early as next month. The requirements for a "phased resumption" of cruise ship passenger operations were released by the ...

 2020-10-30 21:48 

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As COVID-19 infections skyrocket, House report slams Trump's pandemic response as among "worst failures of leadership" in US history...

One day after the United States reported a record high of more than 90,400 Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour period—equivalent to one new infection every second—the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on Friday denounced President Do...

 2020-10-30 21:39 

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'Desperate' Trump ripped as being 'like a neglected child obsessing over being loved' after rally meltdown...

President Donald J. Trump once again harassed Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from the campaign trail during his rally for re-election in Green Bay, Wisconsin Friday. With four days until Election Day, Trump appeared to be pulling out his old tricks. "Omar. Om...

 2020-10-30 21:36 

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Kamala Harris stumps in Texas as Democrats make last-minute push for the Lone Star State...

As soon as Kamala Harris took the stage outside a bustling church here, she made her intentions for the audience clear. "So listen, today is the last day of early voting in Texas and you all have been doing your thing," she said after taking off t...

 2020-10-30 21:21 

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Experts warn Trump's administration is 'endangering people' by covering up COVID-19 hospitalization data...

As surging coronavirus hospitalizations across the U.S. push already-strained medical facilities to the brink of full capacity, internal documents obtained by NPR show that the Trump administration is withholding from the public critical hospital data tha...

 2020-10-30 21:19 

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Trump deconstructed by bestselling author Stephen King in poignant new analysis...

The New York Times best-selling author, horror master, and storyteller of crime fiction, Stephen King, has deconstructed President Donald J. Trump in a new Washington Post op-ed, "because he's not like the other ones. He's sticking it to the m...

 2020-10-30 21:09 

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Internet celebrates 'Mob Boss Daughter' Ivanka Trump's birthday: 'Here's your grift — I mean gift'...

Friday is Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump's 39th birthday, and the internet is helping her celebrate by reminding her of their favorite memories of her from the past four years. Some chose to highlight the First Daughter's "grift," w...

 2020-10-30 21:05 

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'Mail has been sitting for over a week!': Disturbing video from inside Florida post office mail-in ballots 'piled up'...

A top Florida congressman just tweeted out video from inside a Miami post office that shows what appears to be an out of control sorting facility with mail in bins and boxes in no discernible order. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy for months worked to slow...

 2020-10-30 20:59 

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Americans defend healthcare workers after Trump says Docs get 'like $2000 more' if they say a patient died from COVID-19...

Healthcare works are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic President Donald Trump is making worse by his refusal to advocate for basic common sense behaviors to stop the spread and by holding rallies that pack supporters in close together, while f...

 2020-10-30 20:56 

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Republicans are warning of rebellion if Joe Biden wins the 2020 election: report...

Writing in the Washington Post this Friday, columnist Paul Waldman points to a video put out by elected Republican officials in Idaho, who proudly reject coronavirus safety measures. According to Waldman, it's "nothing short of rebellion." ...

 2020-10-30 20:50 

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Trump argues voters are 'so lucky' he's president as COVID cases pass 9 million: 'You have it made'...

As confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases soar upward of 9 million, President Donald Trump is telling his supporters in Green Bay, WI, "Right now you have it made. You're so lucky. You're so lucky I'm your president." It's possible the 2...

 2020-10-30 20:15 

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Biden aides panic over Black and Latinx turnout in key swing states: report...

The Democratic Party ticket is worried about turnout numbers in key demographics during early voting in battleground states, according to a new report by Bloomberg News. "Senior officials on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign are...

 2020-10-30 20:09 

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Americans defend healthcare workers after Trump says Docs get 'like $2000 wore' if they say a patient died from COVID-19...

Healthcare works are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic President Donald Trump is making worse by his refusal to advocate for basic common sense behaviors to stop the spread and by holding rallies that pack supporters in close together, while f...

 2020-10-30 20:03 

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Actress Lori Loughlin begins prison term for US college admissions scam...

American actress Lori Loughlin began her two-month prison term in California Friday after admitting to conspiracy to commit fraud as part of her role in a sprawling college admissions scandal. Loughlin — best known for playing Aunt Becky in the 1980...

 2020-10-30 19:59 

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Former GOP congressional candidate switches over to Democrats: 'Trump's bigotry is now embedded in the GOP'...

Richard May, a former Cuyahoga County Republican party activist who ran for Congress in 2014, announced that he switching his party affiliation over to the Democrats and will vote for Joe Biden, Cleveland.com reports. "Trump's bigotry is now embed...

 2020-10-30 19:45 

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WATCH: Pollster Charlie Cook explains why Texas is 'extremely close' and 'could go either way' in 2020...

In a historic move, the state of Texas is reporting they have already surpassed their 2016 vote count total and early voting isn't over yet. The Cook Political Report has now deemed Texas a "toss up" state for the 2020 election. Editor and pub...

 2020-10-30 19:41 

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America's first vampire was Black and revolutionary it's time to remember him...

In April of 1819, a London periodical, the New Monthly Magazine, published The Vampyre: A Tale by Lord Byron. Notice of its publication quickly appeared in papers in the United States. Byron was at the time enjoying remarkable popularity and this new tale...

 2020-10-30 19:35 

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Noam Chomsky just declared Trump the 'worst criminal in human history'...

Over his decades in public life, Noam Chomsky has often been highly critical of centrist Democrats — slamming them on everything from foreign policy to economics. But in this year's presidential election, the progressive author, now 91, is passi...

 2020-10-30 19:31 

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Here are 5 common misconceptions that obscure the true threat of far-right extremists...

Far-right extremists have been in the news, with an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan's governor and rallies like the one the Proud Boys held in Portland in September. With a hotly contested election underway in a polarized society, many people are conc...

 2020-10-30 19:08 

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The coronavirus surge is a live threat to Trump's already-weak campaign...

Many medical experts are voicing concerns that as winter draws closer, the coronavirus pandemic will continue to worsen in the United States and other countries. Surges in the number of infections are occurring in many different parts of the U.S., and Vox...

 2020-10-30 18:56 

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Ariana Grande drops sultry new album, backs Biden...

Ariana Grande had the twitterati abuzz Friday after dropping her third album in three years, a pandemic-era meld of juicy pop and soulful R&B that sees the superstar's soaring vocals turn increasingly carnal. After releasing the title track "posit...

 2020-10-30 18:55 

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Older Americans believe 'fake news' on social media at overwhelming rates — and there's a scientific reason for it: report...

An Oxford study published in July found that the baby boomer generation was showing signs of cognitive decline earlier than previous generations — and it wasn't all related to dementia. "Older adults consume more misinformation and are more ...

 2020-10-30 18:51 

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Trump rants about his steroid treatment: 'It was like God touched my shoulder'...

During a speech in Michigan this Friday, President Trump talked about his battle with coronavirus, adding that his administration has done an "incredible job" handling the pandemic. During his rant, Trump mentioned the course of treatment he recei...

 2020-10-30 18:21 

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These disturbing facts about Trump show his abnormal mental state is an existential threat to humanity...

We have four days to go before the most consequential election in our lifetimes. Simply put, Trump is a menace to our country. It is undeniable. And it is beyond alarming. This is not a partisan issue. Some Republicans understand Trump's menace well a...

 2020-10-30 18:09 

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GOP congressman tests positive for COVID-19 three days after attending 'MAGA Meet up' event...

A Georgia Republican congressman announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after taking part in a campaign event where few attendees wore masks. Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) announced Friday that he experienced cold-like symptoms t...

 2020-10-30 17:58 

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Marc Anthony slams Trump in new Lincoln Project ad: 'We remember the lies'...

In a new ad dropped by the anti-Trump conservative PAC Lincoln Project, Latin music singer Marc Anthony slams President Trump and urges voters to send him a "clear message." "We remember the lies. We remember the disrespect. We remember you le...

 2020-10-30 17:56 

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WATCH: 'Stunningly ignorant' Trump supporters get tricked into thanking Satan for the president...

Comedy writer Ali-Asghar Abedi has contributed to various media outlets, including PBS, The New York Times and The Independent, but his latest stunt involved a bit of creativity and a lot of celebrity ignorance. Abedi cleverly pranked former Trump campaig...

 2020-10-30 17:45 

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'I am tired of the chaos': Former top aide to Betsy DeVos comes out against Trump...

Yet another former Trump administration official this week came out against President Donald Trump's re-election. Josh Venable, a longtime Michigan Republican who served as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's chief of staff, has written an editorial...

 2020-10-30 17:23 

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Ex-NFL great Brett Favre piled on for endorsing Trump: 'Embarrassing and disappointing'...

Former NFL great Brett Favre endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election, and other social media users piled on. The Hall of Fame quarterback announced Friday that he was backing Trump, who tweeted out a photo of the pair golfing together at the presi...

 2020-10-30 17:15 

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The scariest things in the universe are black holes and here are 3 reasons...

Halloween is a time to be haunted by ghosts, goblins and ghouls, but nothing in the universe is scarier than a black hole. Black holes regions in space where gravity is so strong that nothing can escape are a hot topic in the news these days. Half of the ...

 2020-10-30 17:11 

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These three states will be hit hardest by Trump's abrupt census cutoff...

Texas, Florida, and California, with their increasing populations of hard-to-count demographics, could lose devastating amounts of federal funding due to the botched 2020 census. Government money used to fund social programs like medical care, food stamps...

 2020-10-30 16:57 

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Don Trump Jr. inadvertently made a strong case for his father to be driven from office: columnist...

Reacting to Don Trump Jr. blurting out that the number of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is down to "almost nothing," on Fox News when deaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000 in a day, Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent claimed the president&...

 2020-10-30 16:31 

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Do suburban women like Trump? Polls say no...

President Donald Trump is pleading with suburban American women to vote for him but with the election just four days away the polls suggest his appeal is falling on deaf ears. "Can I ask you to do me a favor, suburban women? Will you please like me?&#...

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