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Trump, WH blend denials, justifications in reaction to New York Times story on taxes

President Trump and the White House on Monday sought to both deny and justify the implications of a New York Times story on how little he's paid in federal income taxes.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 28 Sep 2020 | 6:06 pm CDT

Apple, Epic Games head into court with app store fight

Apple and Epic Games head to court in California Monday to begin a legal battle that experts say could lead to a landmark decision reshaping the relationships between app stores and developers.

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Democrats call on Facebook to do more to stop election violence, misinformation

Two Democratic lawmakers on Monday demanded that Facebook do more to counter its use by right-wing militia and White supremacist groups to organize voter suppression efforts and spread misinformation.

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Officer pleads guilty in Georgia traffic stop of Black man

Prosecutors say a former Atlanta area police officer who acknowledged choking a Black man during a 2017 traffic stop will never work in law enforcement again

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Man killed in dispute over line at Michigan haunted house

Police say a dispute over cutting in line led to a fatal shooting outside a popular haunted house in southeastern Michigan

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Judge upholds GOP law making absentee voting harder in Iowa

A judge is refusing to block a Republican-backed Iowa law that makes it harder for county officials to process absentee ballot applications and more likely that incomplete requests won't be fulfilled

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Coronavirus outbreak for crew on cruise ship in Greece

Greek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board

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Trump says he paid millions in taxes; Pelosi calls debt nat'l security issue

President Donald Trump on Monday insisted he has "very little debt" in response to a New York Times report detailing that he went many years without paying any federal income tax and owes hundreds of millions in loans.

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Hospital company says its computer networks knocked offline

A major hospital chain operating in the U_S_ and Britain says its computer networks have been knocked offline by an unspecified “security issue.”

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Texas declares disaster after boy killed by brain-eating amoeba

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared Brazoria County, near Houston, as a disaster zone due to the emergence of a brain-eating amoeba in the water supply for Lake Jackson.

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Mother charged in fatal stabbing of 5-year-old Chicago girl

Police say a mother has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of her 5-year-old daughter on Chicago's West Side over the weekend

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US to ship millions of tests in push to reopen K-12 schools

President Donald Trump is expected to announce the shipment of millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week

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US adds popular Cuban debit card to restricted list

Profits from the card benefit Cuban military, Secretary Pompeo says.

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Amazon schedules delayed Prime Day for Oct. 13-14

Amazon announced Monday when it will hold its annual Prime Day, after it was put off this summer by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dow climbs 410 points amid rising tech stocks, COVID-19 stimulus hopes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 410 points on Monday as tech stocks surged and investors responded to optimism surrounding another round of COVID-19 stimulus.

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U.S. adds 37K COVID-19 cases; CDC head Dr. Robert Redfield concerned about Trump info

Several states have seen record COVID-19 cases and deaths and there's a new report Monday that the Trump administration is feeding misleading figures to the public.

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US judge orders stop to Postal Service cuts, echoing others

A federal judge in Philadelphia has joined others around the country in ordering the U.S. Postal Service to halt recent service cuts

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CDC: Avoid high-risk Black Friday crowds, 'turkey trots' and travel for Thanksgiving

Federal health experts urged Americans to change their behavior for the Thanksgiving holiday to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus by avoiding Black Friday shopping crowds and "turkey trots" this year.

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Cyberattack hobbles major US/UK hospital chain

Chain's computer networks were knocked offline by an unspecified security issue.

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United pilots union votes to approve deal to stop furloughs

The United Airlines pilot union members voted to approve an agreement with airline management that would cancel almost 3,000 previously announced furloughs, the union said Monday.

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Hero dad shields 3 kids from hail of gunfire at car dealership, sustains gunshot wound. He reportedly loses 2 jobs because he can't currently walk.

A 39-year-old New York man reportedly lost his two jobs after he was injured shielding his three young children from gunfire at a Bronx car dealership last week. What are the details of the shooting?Anthony Jefferson was sitting on the sofa of a Bronx car

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New Project Veritas video alleges ballot harvesting, cash-for-ballots operation in Ilhan Omar's district: David Steinberg

Investigative reporter David Steinberg joined the radio program Monday, to explain how a new video may provide enough evidence to begin a FBI investigation into alleged illegal practices by Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar's campaign. In the video, which wa

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Chicago's historic LGBTQ+ 'Boystown' neighborhood renamed — because the old name was not inclusive enough

Going forward, Chicago's historic LGBTQ+ neighborhood referred to as "Boystown" will be called "Northalsted" instead. The neighborhood will be rebranded following an inclusivity survey, which asked respondents if the name "Boystown" was offensive for not

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California environmental professor argues 'white supremacy' is the cause of wildfires and hurricanes

An environmental professor at Santa Clarita University in California recently blamed the global "climate crisis" — which he says has resulted in raging wildfires on the West Coast and hurricanes on the East Coast — on none other than "white su

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CNN asks Democratic senator to explain how nomination of Amy Coney Barrett is 'illegal or illegitimate.' He can't.

Immediately after President Donald Trump announced his selection of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court, Democratic senators began declaring the nomination "illegitimate." One of the loudest voices was Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn

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'We surrendered, and now EVERYTHING is infected': Business owner pens powerful letter on COVID-19 shutdowns

Mike Fratantuono is the manager of Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie, Maryland. He wrote in the Washington Post's COVID-19 series about the recent, heartbreaking loss of his business, a restaurant that has been in his family for "four generations and cou

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Billionaire bond manager hints at joining exodus out of California over Democrat proposal to increase taxes

A famous billionaire bond fund manager says he is considering following the "smart people" who are leaving California in order to escape high taxes, including a new proposal by Democrats. Jeffrey Gundlach is believed to be worth $2.2 billion, and he m

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Progressive Colorado city forced to modify order banning college-ageĀ  people from gathering in groups of two

Thanks to a modification of a public health order, people ages 18 to 22 years old in Boulder, Colorado, will now be allowed to gather in groups of two again. Changes to the drastic measure, which effectively forced college-age individuals to live in compl

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Census Bureau says operations will conclude by October 5

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Monday evening that he intends to conclude the 2020 census on October 5, more than three weeks earlier than expected after a federal judge reinstated the October 31 end date.

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Former Louisville police officer pleads not guilty to charges related to Breonna Taylor's killing

The former Louisville police officer charged in connection to Breonna Taylor's killing pleaded not guilty Monday to three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

Source: CPNET-works US News Feed | 28 Sep 2020 | 6:06 pm CDT