Month: October 2020

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Super typhoon weakens after slamming Philippines; 7 dead

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful super typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines with ferocious winds Sunday, killing at least seven people and causing volcanic mudflows to bury houses before weakening as…

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Merkel's party set to decide on her successor in January

BERLIN, Oct 31 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) will choose a new leader in mid-January, the party’s general secretary said on Saturday after a Dec. 4 party congress…

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Halloween in the pandemic: Costumes and candy, at a distance

Ghosts, skeletons, princesses and black cats roamed the streets as usual this Halloween, but they kept their distance, wore face coverings and carried hand sanitizer in their quest for treats. Like with…

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Obama criticizes Trump in scathing, personal terms

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Barack Obama is hitting President Donald Trump right where he thinks it’ll hurt most: His ego. Campaigning for Joe Biden on Saturday, the former president painted Trump as…

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Thousands protest in Jerusalem against Israeli PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis protested in Jerusalem on Saturday in the latest weekly demonstration against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his handling of the coronavirus crisis and the corruption charges he…

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Bruce Springsteen Narrates ‘Hometown’ Ad for Joe Biden

More from Variety How Will the Presidential Election Impact Hollywood’s Relations With China? Election Day Is November 3. TV News Coverage Has Already Started Beverly Hills Prepares for Election Day by Covering…

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Teen told police where to find gun used in Kenosha shootings

ANTIOCH, Illinois (AP) — A visibly upset 17-year-old accused of fatally shooting two demonstrators in Wisconsin told officers at his local police station in Illinois where to find an assault rifle he…

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State legislative elections key to redistricting power

HOUSTON (AP) — Not long ago, Berta Patterson’s corner of Houston was as symbolically red as they come. Up the road is the Harris County GOP headquarters. In the other direction are…