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Covid: US death toll passes 200,000

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:43
The US is now the worst hit country in the world and cases are still continuing to rise, data shows.
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Fauci: The idea of 200K US deaths in sobering and stunning

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:36
Dr. Anthony Fauci called the US reaching 200,000 coronavirus deaths "very sobering and in some respects stunning" at the CITIZEN by CNN virtual conference on the 2020 presidential election.
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Designing the apartment in 'Friends'

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:23
There's no apartment in New York City more famous than Monica's impossible rent-controlled, two-bedroom West Village digs. From the purple walls to the outdoor terrace, the "Friends" apartment became the quintessential ideal of everything New York could be. That's all thanks to John Shaffner, the man responsible for creating the set of "Friends." As a production designer, Shaffner has worked on 44 different series and 68 pilots, including "Dharma and Greg," "The Drew Carey Show," "Two and a Half Men," and "The Big Bang Theory."
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Leyton Orient v Tottenham: Carabao Cup tie called off after positive coronavirus tests

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:14
Leyton Orient's EFL Cup game against Tottenham is called off after a number of O's players test positive for Covid-19.
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Louisville restricts access to downtown ahead of expected Breonna Taylor decision

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:14
Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky, are restricting access to its downtown area and setting up vehicle barricades ahead of a grand jury's coming decision in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor.
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Dark web drugs raid leads to 179 arrests

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:57
About 500kg of cocaine, heroin and other drugs have been seized as well as guns.
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Ginsburg Supreme Court: Republicans secure vote for replacement

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:56
Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has said he would support a vote on President Trump's court nominee.
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Black man's body found burning in a ditch

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:54
A Black man whose burning body was found in a ditch in rural Iowa has been identified as a local grandfather.
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Changes to gender recognition laws ruled out

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:47
Ministers decide existing laws are adequate to help trans people have their gender legally recognised.
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Bank of England boss calls for furlough 'rethink'

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:42
Governor Andrew Bailey suggests that some sectors may benefit from further targeted help.
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Millie Bobby Brown stars as Sherlock's brilliant sister

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:42
Permutations on Sherlock Holmes have a long and spotty cinematic history, which makes "Enola Holmes" -- a vehicle for "Stranger Things'" Millie Bobby Brown, who doubled as its producer -- such a pleasant surprise. Adapted from the young-adult books, it's a lovely production that reinforces the sense Brown, if there were any doubts, is a major star in the making.
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Analysis: Mitch McConnell is going to win (again)

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:40
We won't even know who President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court will be until late this week, but we know now for (almost) certain that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has the votes to confirm the pick to the court.
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Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as Trump's favorite

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:39
Judge Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as President Donald Trump's overwhelming favorite to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to several people familiar with the deliberations, who say the President's view was solidified during a lengthy meeting at the White House on Monday.
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Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish among 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominees

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:38
The Billboard Music Awards 2020 nominations were revealed on Tuesday, with Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish leading the pack of artists up for awards.
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'Closing pubs at 10pm halves your takings'

BBC - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:33
The hospitality industry warns the earlier closing time will have a 'devastating' impact.
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Romney: Decision to proceed 'consistent with history'

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:33
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) signaled in a statement that he's on board with an election year confirmation for a Supreme Court nominee, saying that if a nominee reaches the Senate floor then he will vote "based upon their qualifications."
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Tesla's 'Battery Day' is here. This is what to watch out for

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:16
Elon Musk has hyped potential battery breakthroughs in recent weeks, and Tesla's "Battery Day" event on Tuesday afternoon may bring announcements that propel the company's hot stock even higher.
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Bill Gates: Trump's China travel ban 'seeded' Covid-19 outbreak

CNN - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:11
Bill Gates told Fox News that he believes President Trump's travel ban on China made the coronavirus outbreak in America worse.
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