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 2021-10-19 18:09 

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Andrew Yang weighs in on Dave Chappelle: Artists should get 'wide berth' for self-expression...

Former presidential and New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, asked about the backlash that comedian Dave Chappelle has received for making transphobic comments in his recent Netflix special, says artists should be given a "very wide berth"...

 2021-10-19 18:05 

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White House: Executive privilege shouldn't shield evidence of 'effort to subvert the Constitution'...

The White House on Tuesday pushed back against former President Trump's effort to block the release of documents to the committee investigating the Jan....

 2021-10-19 18:04 

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Solar power now cheaper than coal in most of China, study finds...
 2021-10-19 18:02 

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Egypt installs nearly 100 women on key judicial body...

Nearly 100 women were sworn in to join Egypt's State Council on Tuesday, becoming the first female judges to join one of the country's main judicial bodies....

 2021-10-19 18:00 

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When China slows, the world economy will stutter...

Evergrande's problems should be a wakeup call to the strong likelihood that China's days of rapid economic growth fueled by its property sector are over....

 2021-10-19 17:45 

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96-year-old ex-Nazi secretary in court for war crimes weeks after trying to flee trial...

Ninety-six-year-old Irmgard Furchner was indicted in Itzehoe, Germany on more than 11,000 counts of accessory to murder....

 2021-10-19 17:37 

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Xavier Paul Cadeau becomes first Black actor to voice legendary Transformers role...

Cadeau spoke with Changing America about his work across theater, film, and video games....

 2021-10-19 17:36 

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CDC data finds Pfizer vaccine 93 percent effective against hospitalization for youth...

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been found to be 93 percent effective against hospitalization for 12 to 18 year olds, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research from when th...

 2021-10-19 17:31 

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Southwest drops plan to put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave...

Southwest will no longer put workers awaiting a decision on exemptions from the company's vaccine mandate on unpaid leave....

 2021-10-19 17:31 

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New report reveals Bill Gates sent 'inappropriate' emails to female staffer...

Bill Gates' "Hotmail Fling"...

 2021-10-19 17:30 

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Top health expert calls for 'urgent' research on new UK variant that might be more contagious than delta...

"There's no clear indication that it's considerably more transmissible, but we should work to more quickly characterize these and other new variants. We have the tools," Scott Gottlieb said....

 2021-10-19 17:30 

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Bad policy for the sake of US climate leadership is still bad policy...

With the UN's climate conference approaching, President Biden is pushing Congress to pass his Build Back Better agenda....

 2021-10-19 17:24 

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Washington Post restructures leadership...

The Washington Post is restructuring its senior editorial management team under the leadership of executive editor Sally Buzbee....

 2021-10-19 17:23 

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Petito's mother accuses Laundrie's parents of witholding critical information about daughter's death...

The mother of Gabby Petito is accusing Brian Laundrie's parents of withholding critical information about her daughter's death, as Laundrie remains missing amid an investigation into Petitio's homicide....

 2021-10-19 17:22 

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Democratic poll: 66 percent of voters would be 'upset' without immigration reform...

A new internal poll conducted for a large advocacy group shows that the overwhelming majority of Democratic voters in battleground states would be angered if Congress fails to move the needle on immigration, with some potentially staying...

 2021-10-19 17:17 

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Kidnapping gang holding American missionaries demands $17 million in ransom...

"The president has been briefed and is receiving regular updates on what the State Department and the FBI are doing to bring these individuals home safely," the White House press secretary said....

 2021-10-19 17:16 

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Virginia man files $26 million lawsuit over shooting by deputy...

A Virginia man has filed a $26 million lawsuit after being shot multiple times by a Spotsylvania County Sheriff's deputy earlier this year....

 2021-10-19 17:05 

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Amazing video shows home floating across water to better location...

"I wanted to see if it could float," one of the homeowners said....

 2021-10-19 17:00 

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America must build a stronger coalition to project its power in space...

The United States and its allies must address the challenges that could be posed by China's and Russia's space ambitions....

 2021-10-19 16:58 

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Facebook content moderators demand 'living wage'...

An international group of Facebook content moderators are calling on subcontractor Accenture to raise their pay....

 2021-10-19 16:58 

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Hoyer: Democrats 'committed' to Oct. 31 timeline for Biden's agenda...

The second-ranking House Democrat said Tuesday that party leaders remain intent on passing both pieces of President Biden's two-prong domestic agenda before the end of the month....

 2021-10-19 16:45 

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Animal rights group sues YouTube over abuse videos, says bans not enforced...

An animal rights group is suing YouTube for breach of contract after the platform allowed videos depicting animal abuse to remain on their site....

 2021-10-19 16:45 

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Facebook settles with DOJ to resolve allegations of discrimination against US workers...

Facebook will pay $4.75 million to the federal government to resolve claims of discriminating against U.S. workers through its recruitment and hiring practices, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 16:44 

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Plane crashes near Houston airport...

A small plane crashed near the Houston Executive Airport in Waller County, Texas, on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 16:41 

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University fires unvaccinated head football coach, 4 assistants...

"Due to the requirements set forth in Washington Governor Jay Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, Nick Rolovich is no longer able to fulfill the duties as the football head coach at Washington State University."...

 2021-10-19 16:37 

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Jan. 6 panel denies Bannon attempt to delay criminal referral vote...

The House committee investigating the Jan....

 2021-10-19 16:31 

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The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Altria - Biden holds meetings to resurrect his spending plan...

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 2021-10-19 16:31 

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Teaching 'opposing views' of the Holocaust is the latest effort to rewrite history...

Holocaust denial is part of a broader effort to create a celebratory version not only of U.S. history but of Western civilization....

 2021-10-19 16:27 

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Greta Thunberg goes viral by 'Rickrolling' entire climate concert...

"We're no stranger to love," the 18-year-old Swedish climate icon told the crowd at Climate Live in Stockholm on Saturday, before singing and dancing to Rick Astley's classic hit "Never Gonna Give You Up."...

 2021-10-19 16:21 

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Biden endorses 21 Virginia House of Delegates candidates ahead of election...

President Biden endorsed 21 Democratic Virginia House of Delegates candidates on Tuesday, two weeks before Election Day in the commonwealth....

 2021-10-19 16:17 

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Trump-backed bills on election audits, illegal voting penalties expected to die in Texas legislature...

The two election-related bills that were backed by former President Trump are expected to die in the Texas legislature when the legislative session ends on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 16:15 

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What America's Thinking: October 19, 2021...
 2021-10-19 16:14 

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FBI agents swarm Russian oligarch's DC home...

The FBI on Tuesday swarmed the Washington, D.C., home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, according to a report...

 2021-10-19 16:06 

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Former attorney for George Zimmerman arrested over alleged witness tampering...

The defense attorney who represented George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was accused this week of witness tampering in a juvenile rape case....

 2021-10-19 16:00 

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Public officials are under physical and digital siege...

We are observing a pattern of brazen and sophisticated attacks on our public officials in the digital world....

 2021-10-19 15:59 

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Democrats offer State funding bill that sets up fights with GOP...

Senate Democrats on Monday introduced an appropriations measure for the State Department that sets up battles with the GOP over abortion, the Palestinians and climate change....

 2021-10-19 15:56 

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US cities at war with their own police departments over vaccine mandates...

Despite working on the front lines, many police officers are still reluctant to receive the coronavirus vaccine....

 2021-10-19 15:55 

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Surgeon general offers advice on 'dating during the COVID-19 pandemic'...

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is dishing out dating advice — offering some tips on how to safely mix and mingle in the age of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-19 15:50 

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Manchin: Carbon tax 'not on the board' for Biden spending plan...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Tuesday poured cold water on renewed chatter of including a carbon tax in a massive social spending plan as Democrats scramble to make good on their pledge to combat climate change....

 2021-10-19 15:49 

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Top Senate Armed Service Republican wants DOD to suspend vaccine mandate...

The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee wants Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to suspend the Pentagon's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, claiming a "lack of clarity and consistency" among the military services in implementing the or...

 2021-10-19 15:46 

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Woman inventor wins top award for male birth control...

"When my partner and I were looking for an alternative method, we became aware of the lack of male contraceptives," the inventor said....

 2021-10-19 15:45 

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Students, not teachers unions, should be at the center of education...

We need a new era of education — one that puts students before bureaucracy....

 2021-10-19 15:35 

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Turkey summons 10 ambassadors over 'irresponsible' call to release philanthropist...

Turkey's foreign ministry summoned the ambassadors of 10 countries after they called for the release of Turkish philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala....

 2021-10-19 15:33 

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Netanyahu told Putin he would be 'back soon' after election: report...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would be "back soon" after losing his reelection bid earlier this year....

 2021-10-19 15:31 

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Latinos outraged over redistricting sue Texas...

"Texas has once again adopted plans to dilute Latino voting strength," Nina Perales, MALDEF VP of Litigation, said....

 2021-10-19 15:30 

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Howard Stern mocks 'top idiot in the country' Kyrie Irving over anti-vaccine stance...

Radio host Howard Stern tore into NBA superstar Kyrie Irving over the guard's refusal to receive a coronavirus vaccination, calling him "the biggest idiot in the country right now."...

 2021-10-19 15:30 

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We must protect and support our health care safety net...

Despite the proven success of Medicaid expansion, 12 states still refuse to expand their Medicaid programs....

 2021-10-19 15:24 

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Iowa Democratic Party chair says he received multiple threats after op-ed critical of Trump...

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Ross Wilburn said he received multiple threats after penning an op-ed that was critical of former President Trump....

 2021-10-19 15:23 

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Rachel Levine sworn in as first openly transgender four-star officer in health corps...

Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary for health Rachel Levine was sworn in on Tuesday as an admiral in the U.S....

 2021-10-19 15:19 

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Leader doubles down—then apologizes—for comparing Black candidate to former KKK leader David Duke...

"Using an extreme example of David Duke winning a primary, to make a logical point — even with stating twice the specific qualification that India Walton, was in a different category — was wrong. I should have used a different example, and...

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