Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Zeta nears landfall at Category 2 strength as multiple NC counties face Tropical Storm Watches – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro
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Zeta nears landfall at Category 2 strength as multiple NC counties face Tropical Storm Watches – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

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Sen. Schatz calls Senate’s Section 230 hearing with tech CEOs a ‘sham’ – Business Insider – Business Insider
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Sen. Schatz calls Senate’s Section 230 hearing with tech CEOs a ‘sham’ – Business Insider – Business Insider

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) said Wednesday's Senate hearing with Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Sundar Pichai is a "sham." Instead of asking the tech CEOs…

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Are long voting lines evidence of voter suppression? An expert explains. – Vox.com
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Are long voting lines evidence of voter suppression? An expert explains. – Vox.com

Defining voter suppression is hard, which has made confronting the problem even more difficult. Certain forms of voter suppression are clear. For instance, armed militias…

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Trump: Philadelphia police shooting a ‘terrible event,’ but rioting comes from group Joe Biden ‘supports’ – Fox News
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Trump: Philadelphia police shooting a ‘terrible event,’ but rioting comes from group Joe Biden ‘supports’ – Fox News

President Trump called on Democrats in Philadelphia to crack down on recent rioting, and blamed Joe Biden for not condemning the unrest strongly enough. Rioters and looters have taken…

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Marquette poll shows Biden up 5 in Wisconsin – POLITICO
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Marquette poll shows Biden up 5 in Wisconsin – POLITICO

An ABC News/Washington Post Poll also released Wednesday reported the former vice president carrying 57 percent of likely Wisconsin voters surveyed — a 17-point gap…

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World News

Germany and France announce new lockdowns as coronavirus cases spike in Europe – NBC News
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Germany and France announce new lockdowns as coronavirus cases spike in Europe – NBC News

Both Germany and France announced new nationwide lockdowns on Wednesday as Europe enters a deadly new phase of the coronavirus pandemic.Chancellor Angela Merkel says German…

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Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkish leader Erdogan sparks furor – Fox News
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Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkish leader Erdogan sparks furor – Fox News

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo over its cover-page cartoon mocking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and…

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Germany announces new Covid restrictions, France braces for more as virus surges across Europe – CNBC
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Germany announces new Covid restrictions, France braces for more as virus surges across Europe – CNBC

Doctor Henri Faure and medical workers treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Robert Ballanger…

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United States

Ex-DHS official Miles Taylor reveals himself as Anonymous, who wrote critically of Trump – POLITICO
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Ex-DHS official Miles Taylor reveals himself as Anonymous, who wrote critically of Trump – POLITICO

On Wednesday, Taylor said he felt a duty to voters to drop the pseudonym and end one of the major lines of criticism levied against…

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Walter Wallace Shooting Death Sees Both Candidates Denounce Looting – NPR
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Walter Wallace Shooting Death Sees Both Candidates Denounce Looting – NPR

A demonstrator confronts police officers during a protest against the shooting of 27-year-old Walter Wallace. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Makela/Getty Images…

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Philly will have a 9 p.m. curfew Wednesday amid unrest following fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.; – The Philadelphia Inquirer
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Philly will have a 9 p.m. curfew Wednesday amid unrest following fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.; – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Since the beginning of the month, UNITE HERE, which represents 6,000 low-wage service workers in Philadelphia, most of whom were laid off during the pandemic,…

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Politics

Coronavirus cabinet to finalize decisions on schools, retail Thursday – The Jerusalem Post
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Coronavirus cabinet to finalize decisions on schools, retail Thursday – The Jerusalem Post

The coronavirus cabinet meeting is likely to be long and tense on Thursday, as ministers attempt to finalize decisions about what will open next Sunday…

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Trump’s White House isn’t the only one with a stimulus plan. Joe Biden has one, too – CNET
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Trump’s White House isn’t the only one with a stimulus plan. Joe Biden has one, too – CNET

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden revealed his thoughts on the stimulus package. Getty Images This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET's coverage of the…

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Opinion: Three Ways a Biden White House Could Reset US-China Relations – Caixin Global
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Opinion: Three Ways a Biden White House Could Reset US-China Relations – Caixin Global

There can be no doubt that China-U.S. ties, the most consequential relationship of the century, have sunk to their lowest point. Over the last four…

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Science

Birds With 20-Foot Wingspans Once Patrolled the Skies of Antarctica – Gizmodo
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Birds With 20-Foot Wingspans Once Patrolled the Skies of Antarctica – Gizmodo

An artist’s depiction of a pelagornithid, with its prominent toothed beak, being harassed by ancient albatrosses. Illustration: Brian ChooA re-analysis of two fossils found in…

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NASA’s Crew-1 commander to be sworn into US Space Force from the International Space Station – SpaceNews
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NASA’s Crew-1 commander to be sworn into US Space Force from the International Space Station – SpaceNews

Air Force Col. Michael “Hopper” Hopkins, commander of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission, will be commissioned into the U.S. Space Force. WASHINGTON — NASA astronaut Michael…

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How Musk Ox Make It Through Arctic Nights and Never-Ending Days – The New York Times
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How Musk Ox Make It Through Arctic Nights and Never-Ending Days – The New York Times

In the distant reaches of northeastern Greenland, musk oxen amble across the tundra, grazing as they go. As Arctic creatures, they need to gather enough…

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Entertainment

Adele says she’s ‘single’ after she’s linked to rapper Skepta – Page Six
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Adele says she’s ‘single’ after she’s linked to rapper Skepta – Page Six

Turns out, Adele doesn’t have a one and only. The singer took to social media Wednesday to thank fans for tuning into her “Saturday Night…

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NXIVM victims ‘relieved’ after Keith Raniere’s life sentence – Yahoo Entertainment
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NXIVM victims ‘relieved’ after Keith Raniere’s life sentence – Yahoo Entertainment

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="For victims of Keith Raniere’s NXIVM, Tuesday marked a huge day in their healing process. The 60-year-old “cult”…

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Khloe Kardashian Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Keeping Up With the Kardashians Sneak Peek – E! NEWS
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Khloe Kardashian Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Keeping Up With the Kardashians Sneak Peek – E! NEWS

Khloe Kardashian had coronavirus earlier this year.This news is confirmed in this exclusive clip from Thursday, Oct. 29's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The new footage starts…

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Business

Trump administration agrees to purchase $375 million of Lilly coronavirus antibody drug | TheHill – The Hill
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Trump administration agrees to purchase $375 million of Lilly coronavirus antibody drug | TheHill – The Hill

The Trump administration will pay Eli Lilly $375 million to supply 300,000 doses of its experimental antibody drug to treat COVID-19, the Department of Health…

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Ford blows away earnings expectations as consumers buy up trucks during pandemic – CNBC
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Ford blows away earnings expectations as consumers buy up trucks during pandemic – CNBC

Incoming Ford CEO Jim Farley (left) and Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. pose with a 2021 F-150 during an event Sept. 17, 2020 at…

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Tiffany, LVMH Near Agreement on New Deal Terms – The Wall Street Journal
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Tiffany, LVMH Near Agreement on New Deal Terms – The Wall Street Journal

Tiffany & Co. is nearing an agreement to accept a lower price in its takeover by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE that would end…

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Sports

Dodgers: MLB to Launch Investigation into Justin Turner’s Postgame Actions – Dodgers Nation
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Dodgers: MLB to Launch Investigation into Justin Turner’s Postgame Actions – Dodgers Nation

The weight that was lifted off of the shoulders of Dodgers fans waiting for a World Series title for 32 years was something special last…

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Tony Ferguson doubts Khabib Nurmagomedov stays retired: ‘He’s going to be back, so I’ll be (expletive) ready’ – MMA Junkie
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Tony Ferguson doubts Khabib Nurmagomedov stays retired: ‘He’s going to be back, so I’ll be (expletive) ready’ – MMA Junkie

583 shares By Farah Hannoun | October 28, 2020 9:45 am Tony Ferguson isn’t buying Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement announcement. UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA,…

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NFL Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em Week 8: Running backs – NFL.com
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NFL Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em Week 8: Running backs – NFL.com

We will continue to ride with Clyde for the foreseeable future. Obviously <span class="mention" data-index="4" data-denotation-char data--entity-id="0ee7c7a9-a531-4790-8451-81fdca2b4699" data--title="Le'Veon Bell" data--slug="le-veon-bell" data--entity-type="customentity.player" data-value="Le'Veon Bell">Le'Veon Bell is…

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Health

12 deaths, 781 new COVID-19 cases in ND; active cases statewide are 6,247 – KX NEWS
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12 deaths, 781 new COVID-19 cases in ND; active cases statewide are 6,247 – KX NEWS

The North Dakota Department of Health Wednesday morning has confirmed 781 new cases of COVID-19 in the state during testing October 27, bringing the total…

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Young Adults Are Less Likely to Wear Masks, Take Other Measures Against COVID-19, CDC Survey Finds – msnNOW
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Young Adults Are Less Likely to Wear Masks, Take Other Measures Against COVID-19, CDC Survey Finds – msnNOW

© Noam Galai—Getty Images A traffic sign reads, "wash hands, wear a mask" in New York City on Oct. 25, 2020. Survey data released Oct.…

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People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are S.T.D. Rates Dropping? – The New York Times
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People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are S.T.D. Rates Dropping? – The New York Times

For the first time in years, rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, which had been on track in 2020 to hit record highs in the…

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Technology

How to request a PS5 adapter for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset – The Verge
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How to request a PS5 adapter for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset – The Verge

Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is four years old, but the company isn’t giving up on it when the PlayStation 5 console launches next month. The…

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AMD’s newest graphics cards: RDNA2 power from $579 to $999 – Ars Technica
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AMD’s newest graphics cards: RDNA2 power from $579 to $999 – Ars Technica

reader comments 84 with 63 posters participating Share this story AMD CEO Lisa Su holds the Radeon RX 6900 XT. Radeon RX 6900 XT, committed…

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Why Alphabet Stock Sank Today – Motley Fool
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Why Alphabet Stock Sank Today – Motley Fool

What happened Class A and C shares of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) have sunk today, down by 5% and 4% as of 12:10 p.m. EDT, respectively,…

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