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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign event in Providence, R.I. Bloomberg has come through on his vow to spend “whatever it takes” to defeat President Donald Trump. The former presidential candidate has pledged to spend $100 million in Florida to boost Joe Biden there. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Bloomberg raises millions to help Florida felons voteDemocratic billionaire and former presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is helping Florida felons pay their debts so they can vote in the presidential election
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China: Spying allegations against NYC cop 'pure fabrication'China says allegations against a New York City police officer charged with being an “intelligence asset” for the Chinese government are a “pure fabrication” and part of a U.S. plot to smear Chinese diplomats in the United States
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Man's Flaunting of Gun Ends Poorly for HimAn Oregon man who showed off his pistol to a pal in the checkout line of a grocery store Sunday night probably regrets that decision. When Nicholas J. Ellingford, 29, went to put the semiautomatic Glock 9mm back into his pants—"near his zipper," per KATU 2 —police say he...
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GOP Senator's Ad Boast: 'More Conservative Than Attila the Hun'Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia has a new ad, and it's not going over particularly well even with some members of her own party. In it, she's said to be "more conservative than Attila the Hun," and an actor portraying the barbarian leader is shown dictating to his scribe,...
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Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?Does the coronavirus spread easily among children
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A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Shares slipped Tuesday in Asia after markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
World shares mixed as Asia tracks Wall St, Europe reboundsEuropean shares have bounced back after Asian benchmarks extended their slide
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Cory Gardner Reveals His Vote on Trump's SCOTUS PickSen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, one of the Republicans who had been seen as a possible flip in the party's push to get a new Supreme Court justice confirmed, won't flip. "When a president exercises constitutional authority to name a judge for the Supreme Court vacancy, the Senate must decide...
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This photo provided by the family via the U.S. Forest Service shows Charles Morton, a squad boss with the Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Crew of the San Bernardino National Forest, in San Bernardino, Calif. Morton died Sept. 17, 2020, in San Bernardino National Forest as crews battled the El Dorado Fire about 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Los Angeles, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement. (Family Photo/Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service via AP)
California wildfire threatening more than 1,000 homesA wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles is threatening more than 1,000 homes
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The Mayflower II, a replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to America 400 year ago, is docked in Plymouth, Mass., days after returning home following extensive renovations, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. A disease outbreak that wiped out large numbers of the Native inhabitants of what is now New England gave the Pilgrims a beachhead in the "New World." So, some historians find it ironic that a pandemic has put many of the 400th anniversary commemorations of the Mayflower's landing on hold. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Some see irony in COVID's impact on Mayflower commemorationA disease outbreak that wiped out large numbers of the Native inhabitants of what is now New England gave the Pilgrims a beachhead in the “New World.”
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State of Emergency Declared for Louisville PDIn anticipation of a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case, Louisville's police department has declared a state of emergency. That means officers will work 12-hour shifts and days off are canceled, NBC News reports. WAVE3 says Louisville appears to be "prepar[ing] for the worst," with concrete barriers being...
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In this Sept. 17, 2020 photo, the San Diego State University campus in San Diego, Calif. A coronavirus outbreak of more than 700 cases reported at San Diego State University has put all of San Diego County, with more than 3 million people, at risk of having to close indoor dining and shopping, many for a third time under California guidelines. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
Campus outbreak brings uncertainty to San Diego's reopeningLess than a month ago, San Diego was the only county in Southern California to advance to a second tier in the state’s four-tiered reopening template
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Slow moving Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast as total rainfall it could bring remains unclearSlow moving Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast as total rainfall it could bring remains unclear
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