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US hits Chinese media with new restrictions, upping tensions

1 minute ago   |   Star Tribune

The Trump administration is hitting Chinese media outlets in the U.S. with new restrictions, a move that will further foment tensions in already deteriorating ties between the...
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Worsening opioid crisis overshadowed in presidential race

Worsening opioid crisis overshadowed in presidential race

1 minute ago   |   WMUR

After a one-year drop in 2018, U.S. opioid overdose deaths increased again in 2019, topping 50,000 for the first time, according to provisional data from the CDC.
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U.S. Attorney Lelling, Boston police commissioner Gross sound alarm over guns

5 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The revolving door of the criminal justice system during the coronavirus pandemic and “anti-police rhetoric” has emboldened gun-toting criminals and led to an uptick in crime...
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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Will Rapidly Accelerate in the Next Week, Says Leading Health Expert

10 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Dr. Jonathan Reiner predicted that the U.S. will start to see "closer to 2,000 deaths per day" within the coming weeks.
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O'Brien announces Navy ships and subs will be outfitted with Trump's favorite missile

O'Brien announces Navy ships and subs will be outfitted with Trump's favorite missile

11 minutes ago   |   Politico

KITTERY, Maine - National security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Wednesday that the Navy will eventually put hypersonic missiles, a new weapon frequently touted by President...
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U.S. will not change Syria policy to win release of Americans - Pompeo

15 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said the United States will not change policy toward Syria to obtain the release of U.S. journalist Austin Tice...
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Walz Announces Federal Disaster Declaration To Help Farmers Recover From Severe Drought

29 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated agricultural disasters in parts of Minnesota due to extreme drought...
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Binance CEO: BitMEX indictment is ‘wake-up call' for cryptocurrency industry

31 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department charged the owners of BitMEX, a high-flying, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange known for its fast-and-loose approach to...
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U.S. has begun process of removing Sudan from state terrorism list -Pompeo

31 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The United States has begun the process of removing Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism and is also working "diligently" to get Khartoum to...
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Pompeo says U.S. still working to determine what caused ‘Havana syndrome'

31 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The United States is still investigating what caused dozens of U.S. government employees in China and Cuba to become mysteriously ill, U.S. Secretary of State Mike...
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AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

The papal thumbs up came midway through the film that delves into issues he cares about most, including the environment, poverty, migration, racial and income inequality, and... Read more ...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was killed, says the shooting had "nothing to... Read more ...

World Series DraftKings Picks: MLB DFS lineup advice for Game 2 Dodgers-Rays...

World Series DraftKings Picks: MLB DFS lineup advice for Game 2 Dodgers-Rays Showdown tournaments

The Dodgers and Rays get Game 2 of the World Series underway Wednesday night. We have DraftKings Showdown lineup picks and advice for the final MLB DFS opportunities of the... Read more ...

Report: Tax records show President Trump tried to land projects in China...

Report: Tax records show President Trump tried to land projects in China, NYT reports

President Trump spent a decade pursuing projects in China and forging a partnership with a major government-controlled company, according to a report by The New York Times. Read more ...

President Trump pushes for AG Barr to investigate Bidens as election nears

President Trump pushes for AG Barr to investigate Bidens as election nears

With just two weeks to go before Election Day, President Trump for the first time explicitly called on Barr to investigate the Bidens and even pointed to the nearing Nov. 3... Read more ...

World Series hero Mookie Betts stole a free taco for America : Here's how to...

World Series hero Mookie Betts stole a free taco for America : Here's how to claim your prize from Taco Bell

Mookie Betts stole a base in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series, winning a free Doritos Locos Taco from Taco Bell for everyone for the second time in his career. Read more ...

Parents of 545 children separated at US-Mexico border can't be found

Parents of 545 children separated at US-Mexico border can't be found

SAN DIEGO - Court-appointed lawyers said Tuesday that they have been unable to find parents of 545 children who were separated at the U.S. border with Mexico early in the Trump... Read more ...

In Race's Final Days, Biden Campaign Has Big Cash Advantage Over Trump's

In Race's Final Days, Biden Campaign Has Big Cash Advantage Over Trump's

The president's campaign committee finished September with $63.1 million cash on hand, compared with the Biden team's $177.3 million, according to new federal filings. (Image... Read more ...

UK PM launches scathing attack on London mayor for 'bankrupting' Transport...

UK PM launches scathing attack on London mayor for 'bankrupting' Transport for London

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused London Mayor Sadiq Khan of having “effectively bankrupted” Transport for London before the pandemic hit, as coronavirus bailout... Read more ...