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 2021-10-27 16:28 

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Poll: McAuliffe, Youngkin in Dead Heat for Virginia Governor's Race...

Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin are deadlocked in Virginia's pivotal gubernatorial race just one week before Election Day, according to a poll released Wednesday......

 2021-10-27 16:06 

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Ex-NY Times Columnist Kristof Announces Run for Oregon Governor...

Former New York Times reporter and columnist Nicholas Kristof announced Wednesday he is running for governor of Oregon, the state where he grew up on a rural farm....

 2021-10-27 16:03 

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Hawley Questions Vetting of Afghanistan Evacuees...

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., this week released a screenshot of what he claims is an email criticizing a possible directive about evacuation flights out of Kabul from a U.S. official who was in Afghanistan as the U.S. completed its military withdrawal....

 2021-10-27 15:22 

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Mnuchin: Taxing Billionaires Could Have 'Unintended Consequences'...

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he opposed the Democrats' new plan to tax billionaires to help pay for their massive social spending bill....

 2021-10-27 13:20 

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US Issues 1st Passport Listing Gender as 'X'...

The United States has issued its first passport with an...

 2021-10-27 13:06 

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Judge Rejects Challenge to Southwest's Vaccine Mandate...

A federal judge has rejected a bid by pilots to block Southwest Airlines from imposing a vaccine mandate, saying the airline is within its power to require vaccination as a safety measure......

 2021-10-27 12:11 

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Milley: China 'Very Close' to 'Sputnik Moment' With Hypersonic Missile Test...

China's suspected test of a hypersonic missile capable of carrying a nuclear payload was...

 2021-10-27 11:58 

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Democrats Unveil Billionaires' Tax as Biden Plan Takes Shape...

Pushing past skeptics, Senate Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a new billionaires' tax proposal, an entirely new entry in the tax code designed to help pay for President Joe Biden's sweeping domestic policy package......

 2021-10-27 11:28 

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Not a Trick: No White House Treats for Halloween This Year...

Ghosts and goblins can scratch the White House from their trick or treating routes this year. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will be in Europe on Halloween and won't be at the White House to help hand out candy and other treats. Instead...

 2021-10-27 10:45 

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Caravan of Hundreds of Migrants Press North Across Mexico...

Hundreds of migrants from Central America and the Caribbean trekked across Mexico on Wednesday, the latest in a series of caravans that have sought to reach the U.S. border in recent months......

 2021-10-27 10:37 

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Many Progressives Grudgingly Accepting Smaller Economic Bill...

Many progressives have started lining up behind an emerging social and environmental bill that's neither as big nor as bold as they wanted, thanks to an outnumbered but potent band of party moderates who've enjoyed a disproportionate say in shapin...

 2021-10-27 10:30 

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Slavery-Era Law Is Key Defense Argument in Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery's Killing...

A pivotal defense argument of the three white men on trial in Georgia for killing Ahmaud Arbery, a Black jogger, is that they were trying to make a citizen's arrest under a Civil War-era law that was later repealed......

 2021-10-27 10:27 

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US Senators Urge Biden to Avoid India Sanctions Over Russian Deal...

Two U.S. senators have urged President Joe Biden to waive sanctions against India over its purchase of Russia's S-400 air defense system, saying such a punitive measure would endanger growing cooperation. India signed a $5.5 billion deal with Russia i...

 2021-10-27 10:17 

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US Challenges Assange Extradition Block in UK Court...

The United States on Wednesday appealed against a British judge's decision to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face charges that could jail the divisive Australian for life......

 2021-10-27 10:16 

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Stacey Abrams Group Donates $1.34M to Wipe Out Medical Debts...

The political organization led by Democrat titan Stacey Abrams is branching out into paying off medical debts. Fair Fight Action on Wednesday told The Associated Press that it has donated $1.34 million from its political action committee to the nonprofit ...

 2021-10-27 02:55 

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Trump Backs Brazil's Bolsonaro Amid Push to Indict Him...

After a Brazilian Senate committee recommended President Jair Bolsonaro face potential criminal indictments on errors and ommissions on COVID-19 death toll numbers, former President Donald Trump expressed his support for the embattled leader....

 2021-10-27 02:20 

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Ohio City Votes to Ban Abortion...

A city in Ohio voted Monday to criminalize abortion. The city council of Mason, a city just north of Cincinnati, voted 4-3 to make the city...

 2021-10-27 01:59 

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Queen Cancels COP26 Attendance 'on Medical Advice'...

Britain's 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, after...

 2021-10-27 01:48 

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Brazilian Sens Seek Charges for Bolsonaro Over COVID...

A Brazilian Senate committee recommended Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world's second highest COVID-19 death toll....

 2021-10-27 01:38 

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Florida Kicks Trump's Twitter Lawsuit to California Courts...

Former President Donald Trump's lawsuit to get his Twitter account restored has been transferred from his state of filing, Florida, to Twitter's state of business, California, a federal judge in Florida ruled Tuesday....

 2021-10-27 01:06 

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Santa Fe DA Says Criminal Charges Could Be Filed in Film Set Death...

Criminal charges could be brought in connection with the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of ''Rust'' last week, according to the Santa Fe district attorney....

 2021-10-27 00:47 

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Louisiana Lifts Mask Mandate, Except in Schools, as New COVID Cases Decline...

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, lifted the state's mask mandate Tuesday, except in K-12 schools, as the state's number of new COVID-19 infections continues to drop....

 2021-10-27 00:37 

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Trump Endorses Charles W. Herbster for Nebraska Governor...

Former President Donald Trump endorsed, on Tuesday, Charles W. Herbster for Nebraska governor. According to his Twitter bio, Herbster is a...

 2021-10-27 00:03 

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RNC to Show Mobile Billboard at McAuliffe Campaign Event With Biden...

At a Tuesday event where President Joe Biden will campaign with Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, the Republican National Committee plans to bring a mobile billboard showing a clip of McAuliffe talking about Biden's rising u...

 2021-10-26 23:23 

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Senate Democrats Announce Pathway on Climate Provisions in Spending Bill...

Senate Democrats on Tuesday announced that they may have a path to a deal on the climate provisions included in the trillion-dollar spending bill. The provisions will include a methane fee that they think will sway Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in the bill&#...

 2021-10-26 21:56 

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Federal Reserve to Hold Conferences on Diversity and Inclusion Next Month...

The Federal Reserve announced Monday that it is conducting two virtual diversity and inclusiveness training sessions for its 23,000 employees early next month....

 2021-10-26 21:26 

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New York Moves Forward With Supervised Injection Sites...

The New York City health department will move forward with a pilot program to open two supervised injection sites with the intention of reducing deaths from drug overdoses, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week....

 2021-10-26 21:11 

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Sen. Cruz Won't Delay Confirmation for Biden's Ambassador to China...

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz does not intend to delay the confirmation of President Joe Biden's choice for ambassador to China, Nicholas Burns, as he has stalled many other State Department choices, a source familiar with the decision told Axios....

 2021-10-26 20:59 

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Border Patrol Finds 60 Cases of Misconduct in Agents' Facebook Postings...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection found at least 60 cases of misconduct during a review of Border Patrol agents' Facebook posts, though only two were fired, CBS News reports....

 2021-10-26 20:56 

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Senate Dems Propose Corporate Minimum Tax to Reach 200 Companies...

Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday unveiled details of a plan to enact a 15% minimum corporate tax that is expected to apply to about 200 corporations, according to a CNBC report....

 2021-10-26 20:56 

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Senate Dems Pitch 15 Percent Corporate Minimum Tax...

Leading Democrat senators unveiled legislation Tuesday to impose a 15% minimum tax on the most profitable U.S. corporations, saying the levy would help finance President Joe Biden's social policy and climate change plans....

 2021-10-26 20:23 

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FDA Advisers Back Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Children...

An expert panel on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to recommend the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorize the Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, saying the benefits of inoculation outweigh the risks....

 2021-10-26 20:09 

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Trump's Pick For Fla. Congressional Race Leads GOP Field...

Former President Donald Trump's preferred candidate to replace Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Air Force veteran Anna Paulina Luna, is leading the GOP field, a new survey by St. Pete Polls shows....

 2021-10-26 19:53 

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DC Circuit Court Rejects Texas Request to Intervene in Title 42 Litigation...

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied Texas' request to intervene in Title 42 legislation, a public health directive that permits border agents to send back migrants without considering their claims for protection, ...

 2021-10-26 18:12 

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At Least 5 Former Trump Staffers Have Spoken to Jan. 6 Panel...

At least five former staffers from the Trump administration have talked with the House select committee probing the Jan. 6 attack at the Capitol. Those former staffers have spoken with the committee voluntarily......

 2021-10-26 18:11 

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Sen. Bernie Sanders: Medicare Expansion a Must-Have in Spending Bill...

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said any...

 2021-10-26 17:34 

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Flooding, Outages Expected as Big Storm Lashes Northeast...

A powerful nor'easter began barreling up the U.S. Northeast coast Tuesday, with officials warning it could bring intense flooding, hurricane-force wind gusts and widespread power outages....

 2021-10-26 17:12 

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Rubio Calls for Probe of Amazon Over Reported Mistreatment of Workers on Leave...

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Tuesday called for a federal investigation of e-retail behemoth Amazon in the wake The New York Times report of its mishandling of workers' benefits....

 2021-10-26 16:52 

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Finance Reports Show Youngkin Leads in Cash on Hand...

During the first three weeks of October, Republican candidate for Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin outraised Democrat Terry McAuliffe, while McAuliffe outspent Youngkin, according to campaign finance reports......

 2021-10-26 16:19 

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Moderate Manchin: Makes No Sense to Abandon Senate Filibuster...

Democrat Senator Joe Manchin said on Tuesday that...

 2021-10-26 15:35 

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Alabama Gov. Order Bars State From Enforcing Vaccine Mandates...

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed an executive order calling for state agencies not to impose penalties on businesses or individuals who do not abide by federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates, News 19 reported....

 2021-10-26 15:22 

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Slams Israel as 'Apartheid Regime'...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., is slamming Israel again, saying it is ruled by an...

 2021-10-26 14:50 

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Trump: New Social Media Company Aimed at 'Saving' America...

Former President Donald Trump says his new media and technology company was created with the intention of...

 2021-10-26 14:48 

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Sean Spicer's Expose on Joe Biden Released Today...

Sean Spicer warns that the Biden-Harris administration is not only the most progressive administration on history, but also he also predicts it will turn out to be the most destructive to the nation......

 2021-10-26 14:44 

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150 People Arrested in US-Europe Darknet Drug Probe...

Law enforcement officials in the U.S. and Europe have arrested 150 people and seized more than $31 million in an international drug trafficking investigation stemming from sales on the darknet, the Justice Department said Tuesday....

 2021-10-26 14:12 

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Amazon Signs Deal With British Spy Agencies to Boost Use of AI for Espionage...

Britain's spy agencies have given a contract to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host classified material in a deal aimed at boosting the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) for espionage, the Financial Times reported Monday.Britain'...

 2021-10-26 13:52 

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Biden to Campaign for McAuliffe in Test of His Political Strength...

President Joe Biden is set to campaign for Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia gubernatorial race on Tuesday in what is being seen as a test of the president's political clout, news outlets are reporting. Biden's appearances......

 2021-10-26 13:36 

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US Hate Crimes On the Rise - Including on Houses of Worship...

This year is on pace to surpass the spike in hate crimes in 2020 in the United States, many of them linked to religious bigotry. The number of hate crimes reported last year was the highest since 2001......

 2021-10-26 12:05 

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Woodward Predicts Special Counsel to Probe Jan. 6, Bannon Role...

Investigative journalist Bob Woodward believes a special counsel will likely be appointed to determine what role former White House strategist Steve Bannon's might have played in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol......

 2021-10-26 11:05 

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Thousands of Hours of Jan. 6 Videos Swamp Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys...

The thousands of hours of video of the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol by protesters have overwhelmed the prosecutors and defense lawyers handling the hundreds of criminal cases and are delaying trials......

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