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Deadly microbe water warning lifted for final Texas cityEnvironmental officials in Texas have lifted a warning for a final Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe, but with a warning that the water should be boiled before being consumed
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FILE - This April 19, 2010 file photo shows U.S. District Judge William Conley at the U.S. Courthouse in Madison, Wis. A federal appeals court on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020 temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin's presidential election, a momentary victory for Republicans and President Donald Trump in the key presidential battleground state. U.S. District Judge William Conley ruled Sept. 21 that ballots that arrive up to six days after Election Day will count as long as they're postmarked by Election Day. Sunday’s action puts Conley’s order on hold until the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals or U.S. Supreme Court issues any further action. (Mike DeVries/The Capital Times via AP, File)
Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting extensionA federal appeals court has temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin
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Federal appeals court temporarily halts six-day extension for counting ballots in battleground Wisconsin.Federal appeals court temporarily halts six-day extension for counting ballots in battleground Wisconsin.
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018., file photo, Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana is seen before an NFL football game between the 49ers and the Los Angeles Rams in Santa Clara, Calif. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their grandchild over the weekend, law enforcement confirmed on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe, File)
Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchildAuthorities say Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their grandchild over the weekend in California
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FILE - Shepard Smith appears on The Fox News Deck before his "Shepard Smith Reporting" program on Jan. 30, 2017, in New York. Two weeks shy of a year after his abrupt exit from Fox News Channel, Smith is making his return to television. His general interest newscast on CNBC premieres Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at 7 p.m. Eastern.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TVTwo weeks shy of a year after his abrupt exit from Fox News Channel, Shepard Smith is making his return to television
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Guy's Decision to Switch From Red Licorice to Black Was FatalA Massachusetts man's penchant for a polarizing candy apparently cost him his life. Per the New York Post and AP , the case study in the latest New England Journal of Medicine details what happened to the 54-year-old construction worker, who died after collapsing in a fast-food eatery last year. First...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to ban its app, suggesting the Chinese-owned app’s deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled. An app-store ban, delayed once by the government, is set to go into effect Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/File)
TikTok fate in the balance as judge weighs app store banLawyers for TikTok have pleaded with a U.S. judge to delay the Trump Administration’s ban of the video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of Sunday
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Average US gas price falls a penny to $2.25/gallonThe average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell a penny over the past two weeks to $2.25 per gallon
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden walks off stage after giving a speech on the Supreme Court at The Queen Theater, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden to Democrats: Focus on health law, not court expansionDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the GOP's push for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation is really an effort to overturn the 2010 health care law
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FILE - In this May 29, 2020 file photo, protesters stand near a burned New York City Police Department van in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Recent shootings of police officers and protests that have left scores of officers injured are stark reminders of the dangers facing law enforcement around a country grappling with police killings of African Americans. (AP Photo/Jim Mustian, File)
With anger at police high, officers face greater dangerRecent shootings of police officers and protests that have left scores of officers injured are stark reminders of the dangers facing law enforcement as the country grapples with police killings of African Americans
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Woman Who Won't Wear Mask Gets Tased, ArrestedA woman was tased and arrested at her son's middle-school football game Wednesday after refusing to wear a face mask, CNN reports. Police say Alecia Kitts—who was sitting in the stands at Logan High School Stadium in Logan, Ohio—refused a school resource officer's request that she wear a...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks during a speaking appearance with state Republican legislators in the Senate chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean tensionsU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday, has had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
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