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Democrats weigh how to handle Trump's potential Supreme Court pick after past flap over Barrett's faith

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 03:33
In a tense exchange between Amy Coney Barrett and Sen. Dianne Feinstein in 2017, the California Democrat sharply questioned whether the judicial nominee could separate her Catholic views from her legal opinions.
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Nike expects permanent shift to online sales

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 03:21
The sportswear giant has seen digital sales soar and says few customers will revert back to stores.
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Japan's hafu stars are celebrated. But some mixed-race people say they feel like foreigners in their own country

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 03:06
"Excuse me, are you hafu?" the taxi driver asked.
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US government to execute man who blamed murder victim for using witchcraft on him

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 03:01
The federal government was set Tuesday to execute an inmate who raped and murdered a 30-year-old nurse in Georgia 19 years ago and blamed the victim for using witchcraft on him.
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White House liaisons being removed from their jobs and replaced

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 03:00
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows emailed government agencies informing them that many of the White House liaisons are being removed from their roles in anticipation of President Donald Trump winning a second term, CNN has learned.
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Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready 'in about three years'

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:57
News about cheaper batteries and cars didn't excite investors as $50bn was wiped from its value.
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Covid: Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures if new rules are flouted

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:55
People across the UK are facing new coronavirus restrictions amid a sharp rise in confirmed cases.
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Fight over Supreme Court already shaking up Senate races

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:46
The brawl over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor began before her body was buried. Within hours of her death on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."
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Anderson Cooper: Are elderly people now disposable? Look in the mirror, Trump

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:44
CNN's Anderson Cooper shows all the times President Donald Trump has contradicted himself on who is affected by the coronavirus and how serious the pandemic is.
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Kentucky hospital CEO pleads with people to wear masks as the hospital fills up with Covid-19 patients

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:41
As cases surge in Kentucky and Ohio, one hospital is begging residents to wear masks and practice social distancing, as it reaches capacity due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
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Women 'should be protected' under hate crime laws

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:12
The Law Commission recommends treating misogyny like other forms of discrimination.
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Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced 'herd immunity' backlash, emails show

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:10
Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.
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Covid travel restrictions 'may put tortoises in danger'

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:45
Owners in areas under lockdown fear they will not be able to travel to a hibernation facility.
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UK sends US evidence on Islamic State 'Beatles'

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:38
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of killing Western hostages in Iraq and Syria.
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Plane carrying Mike Pence lands safely after hitting bird, source says

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:35
Air Force Two -- the plane used to fly Vice President Mike Pence -- safely landed at a New Hampshire airport on Tuesday after hitting a bird in flight, a source told CNN.
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Rakhmabai Raut: The child bride whose divorce Queen Victoria approved

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:18
Rakhmabai Raut won a historic battle to get a divorce. But she was a pioneer in more ways than one.
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Notre Dame postpones football game after multiple athletes test positive for Covid-19

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:10
• Fact-checking Trump's continued efforts to downplay the risks of Covid-19 • As the US surpasses 200,000 Covid-19 deaths, survivors have a message: This is not a hoax
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Could churches double up as bank branches in cash-stricken areas?

BBC - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:09
The idea is one of a number being trialled to help improve access to cash in remote areas.
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FBI warns against foreign disinformation regarding election results

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:07
The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warned the public Tuesday that foreign actors might spread disinformation about the results of the 2020 election and encouraged voters to be patient with delayed results.
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Elon Musk promises $25,000 Tesla and says Model S 'Plaid' is coming soon

CNN - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:05
Elon Musk ended Tesla's big battery event Tuesday evening, with some big promises about the pricing Tesla's future cars and the announcement of a new ultra-fast version of today's Model S.
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