Saturday, October 31, 2020

Super typhoon Goni makes two landfalls in the Philippines after mass evacuations

A super typhoon has barreled into the southern part of the Philippines' main island of Luzon on Sunday, bringing "catastrophic" violent winds and intense rain with two landfalls so far, the country's weather bureau said.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/01/asia/philippines-super-typhoon-goni-landfall-intl-hnk/index.html

Australia records zero local coronavirus cases for first time since June

Australia registered no new local Covid-19 cases on Saturday for the first time since June 9, marking a major milestone in the country's battle against the deadly virus.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/01/asia/australia-zero-local-coronavirus-intl-hnk/index.html

White House unleashes on Fauci after criticism of Trump's pandemic response



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/intl-us-coronavirus-politics-1031/

CNN polls shows Biden leads in two key states ahead of US election



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/us-election-intl-0111/

Shanghai could be the world's biggest IPO market this year. Holding the title will be tough

Shanghai is on track to steal the global IPO crown this year, bolstering a drive by Beijing to reduce its reliance on foreign financial markets and giving China a powerful one-two fundraising punch with regional powerhouse Hong Kong.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/31/investing/china-markets-ipo-intl-hnk/index.html

A Florida man was mauled by a leopard after paying $150 for a 'full-contact experience'

A man in Florida was mauled after paying $150 for a "full-contact experience" with a black leopard.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/31/us/florida-man-leopard-mauled-trnd/index.html

Biden goes all in on rebuilding 'blue wall' in campaign's closing stretch

Joe Biden is making his final stand on the "blue wall" that President Donald Trump toppled four years ago.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/31/politics/joe-biden-blue-wall/index.html

'I'm shaking right now': CNN reporter describes 3 racist attacks within an hour

CNN's Amara Walker describes three back-to-back racist encounters she experienced at New Orleans International Airport.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2020/10/30/amara-walker-racist-encounters-asian-americans-new-orleans-airport-vpx.cnn

Texas' 2020 early voting surpasses total turnout in 2016 election



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/intl-us-turnout/

Voter: If Trump wins, I'm leaving the Republican Party

CNN's Kate Bolduan speaks to senior women in New Hampshire about how the coronavirus pandemic has influenced their voting decision in the 2020 election.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/10/31/new-hampshire-senior-women-voters-bolduan-ctn-pkg-vpx.cnn

Epstein donations force resignation at international peace organization

The president of an international think tank has resigned following revelations that he accepted a loan from accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and secured $650,000 in donations from foundations linked to Epstein for the peace organization.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/world/epstein-donations-international-peace-institute-resign/index.html

Four more US states could legalize marijuana this November

Four more states could choose to legalize recreational marijuana through ballot measures this Election Day.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/31/politics/marijuana-legalize-new-jersey-arizona-montana-south-dakota-mississippi/index.html

Hear the spooky sound of a lightning storm on Jupiter

From sun vibrations, to Saturn's sound waves, NASA has put together a playlist of some of the spookiest sounds space makes. Take a listen.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2020/10/30/nasa-space-sounds-halloween-orig-mss.cnn

A power company's electrical equipment started one of the most destructive fires in California history

A 2018 wildfire that killed three people and destroyed more than 1,600 structures in Southern California was sparked by utility equipment in fierce winds, according to a redacted investigative report determining the origin of the fire.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/us/southern-california-edison-responsible-woolsey-fire/index.html

Melania Trump posts video that misleads on the President's LGBTQ policies

Melania Trump tweeted a video of herself posted Thursday discussing for three minutes the efforts the Trump administration has made to support the rights of the gay community, blaming sentiments that President Donald Trump opposes gay rights on his "many enemies in the political establishment."

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/politics/melania-trump-lgbtq-donald-trump/index.html

Friday, October 30, 2020

Trump baselessly claims doctors inflate coronavirus death counts for money as infections hit new high



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/us-coronavirus-1031-app-intl/

Four years of Trump has made the world less safe, and the damage might be irreversible

It'll take a lot more than an election for America to regain the trust of its allies after four years of the most norm-shattering US presidency in history.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/world/trump-made-world-less-safe-analysis-intl/index.html

New Orleans police officer shot in the face in French Quarter by man in pedicab

A New Orleans police officer was shot in the face and another was injured Friday when a passenger in a pedicab in the French Quarter fired at their vehicle, the city's police superintendent said.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/us/new-orleans-police-officer-shot/index.html

How China's Xi Jinping blew a golden opportunity with US President Donald Trump

At the first meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, held over chocolate cake and sorbet at the US President's vast Mar-a-Lago private club in Florida, the two leaders seemed on the brink of establishing an unlikely and potentially special relationship.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/world/trump-china-xi-election-intl-hnk/index.html

What to watch on the 2020 campaign's last weekend



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/election-final-weekend-app-intl/

San Francisco pauses planned reopening due to increase in Covid-19 cases

Rising Covid-19 cases have put a halt in San Francisco's reopening plans.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/30/us/san-francisco-reopening-covid-pause-trnd/index.html

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Taiwan just went 200 days without a locally transmitted Covid-19 case. Here's how they did it

As much of the world struggles to contain new waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, Taiwan just marked its 200th consecutive day without a locally transmitted case of the disease.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/asia/taiwan-covid-19-intl-hnk/index.html

US college football star tests positive for Covid-19

Clemson Tigers starting quarterback Trevor Lawrence -- the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy on college football's No. 1 team and seen as the likely top pick of the 2021 NFL draft should he leave college early -- has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not play in Saturday's game against Boston College.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/us/clemson-qb-trevor-lawrence-tests-positive-for-covid-19-spt-trnd/index.html

China's military rise poses the greatest foreign policy challenge to the next US President

China was one of two countries, along with Russia, named in a 2018 Pentagon report as posing the most significant military challenge to the United States. Two years on and that challenge has only grown.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/asia/us-election-us-military-indo-pacific-intl-hnk-ml/index.html

US moving ahead with sale of F-35 jets to UAE, top Democrat says

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Thursday that the Trump administration has informally notified Congress of its intent to move forward with a major arms sale to the United Arab Emirates involving advanced F-35 jets.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/politics/f-35-jets-uae/index.html

NHL team severs ties with top draft pick who admitted to bullying Black classmate

The Arizona Coyotes announced Thursday that they have renounced their rights to their 2020 top NHL draft pick Mitchell Miller after a recent report revealed he had bullied a Black classmate with disabilities.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/us/coyotes-mitchell-miller-trnd/index.html

What Europe fears most about the US election

Europe, but particularly France and Germany -- the two motor nations of the continent -- are holding their collective breath for the outcome of Tuesday's American presidential election. They recognize that the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, the very nature of the Atlantic alliance, which has preserved the peace in Europe for three-quarters of a century, hangs in the balance.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/opinions/europe-fears-us-election-opinion-andelman/index.html

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are married

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are officially married.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/29/entertainment/scarlett-johansson-colin-jost-married/index.html

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

At least 13 killed and dozens missing after Typhoon Molave lashes Vietnam

Vietnam deployed hundreds of soldiers and heavy machinery on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides triggered by torrential rains from Typhoon Molave, one of the strongest typhoons in the region in decades, the government said.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/asia/vietnam-typhoon-molave-destruction-intl-hnk/index.html

What India thinks of the US election

India has long been one of the more pro-American countries in the world. While President Donald Trump doesn't enjoy the same support as predecessors former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush -- presumably because of his trade threats and his restrictions on visas for highly-skilled workers, most of which go to Indians -- that broad approval remains largely intact, with 56% of Indians polled saying they had confidence in Trump to do the right thing on world affairs.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/opinions/india-us-election-trump-biden-modi-chaudhuri/index.html

Boeing will lay off another 7,000 workers as losses mount

Boeing announced it will cut an additional 7,000 jobs as its losses continue to mount following a plunge in revenue.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/investing/boeing-job-cuts-losses-earnings/index.html

Two words describe the Senate's latest Big Tech hearing: Worthless and petty

In 1994, Congress dragged the CEOs of the nation's largest tobacco companies to Capitol Hill, where they testified — under oath — that cigarettes are not addictive, contrary to evidence otherwise. It was a watershed moment for the tobacco industry and marked the beginning of the end of Big Tobacco's dominance in America.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/tech/big-tech-section-230-hearing-analysis/index.html

Several hospitals targeted in new wave of ransomware attacks

Several hospitals across the United States have been targeted in ransomware attacks in what appears to be an escalation and expansion of similar attacks previously launched on other hospitals and medical facilities.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/politics/hospitals-targeted-ransomware-attacks/index.html

A Black YouTuber's video of a racist confrontation led to an Arizona man's arrest and firing

Andre Abram and his roommate were getting ready to shoot a video for his YouTube channel last week in Scottsdale, Arizona, when they were confronted by a man who used racial slurs after asking them what they were doing.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/us/arizona-racist-comments-video-trnd/index.html

Covid-19 antibody therapies show promising early results in separate trials

Days after Eli Lilly and Company said it would stop a trial of its Covid-19 antibody therapy in hospitalized patients because it was not effective, the company on Wednesday published promising interim results from a trial involving patients with mild and moderate Covid-19.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/health/eli-lilly-regeneron-antibody-therapy-trial-results/index.html

Breonna Taylor's mother asks for independent prosecutor to present case to a new grand jury

Breonna Taylor's mother is asking the Kentucky Prosecutors Advisory Council to appoint an independent prosecutor to present the case of her daughter's death before a new grand jury, saying the state attorney general's handling of the case "undermines the trust and integrity of the entire process."

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/28/us/breonna-taylor-mother-independent-prosecutor/index.html

Trailblazing chef who brought real Chinese food to the US dies at 100

San Francisco chef Cecilia Chiang, who blazed a trail for Chinese cuisine in the United States, died Wednesday. She was 100. Her granddaughter, Siena Chiang, confirmed her death with CNN.

source https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/cecilia-chiang-chef-obit/index.html

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Trump campaign website briefly defaced in cyber attack

President Donald Trump's campaign website was defaced for a brief period on Tuesday in a hack.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/politics/trump-campaign-website-cyber-attack/index.html

North Korea is going to be a major headache for whoever wins the US election

As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away -- sparking one of the first major international crises of his administration.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/asia/north-korea-next-president-challenges-intl-hnk-dst/index.html

Microsoft earnings beat expectations, driven by video game sales and cloud demand

Microsoft reported a solid quarter as the pandemic drove demand for its cloud and video game businesses.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/tech/microsoft-earnings-q1-2021/index.html

Former Belgian king meets daughter for first time since she became a royal

The former king of Belgium, Albert II, has met with his once-secret daughter, Princess Delphine, for the first time since she was recognized as a royal, after years of legal battles forced the ex-monarch to finally acknowledge fathering her more than five decades ago.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/europe/belgian-king-albert-delphine-meet-scli-intl/index.html

Last-minute drama as Real Madrid avoids yet another defeat in the Champions League

A last-minute goal from Casemiro completed a stunning comeback from Real Madrid on Tuesday that earned the Spanish giants its first point of the new Champions League campaign.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/football/real-madrid-champions-league-comeback-spt-intl/index.html

Court sets plan to make sure Postal Service delivers ballots quickly, one week ahead of Election Day

US Postal Service leadership received a sweeping set of orders from a federal judge on Tuesday, laying out steps the Postal Service must take to ensure that ballots are delivered quickly as voters ace absentee voting deadlines.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/politics/usps-mail-ballot-delivery-election-day/index.html

US task force proposes starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45

The US Preventive Services Task Force -- the nation's leading panel for medical guidance -- is considering a draft recommendation to lower the recommended screening age for colon and rectal cancers to 45.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/health/colorectal-cancer-screening-draft-recommendations-uspstf-wellness/index.html

Over 4,400 pounds of Trader Joe's fish have been recalled

Orca Bay Foods is recalling more than 350 cases of Trader Joe's brand Gluten Free Battered Halibut because the fish were packaged without listing milk or wheat as allergens.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/us/trader-joes-fish-recall-trnd/index.html

Anderson Cooper on how meditation helps him deal with stress

CNN's Anderson Cooper answers viewers' questions about managing stress in a hectic news cycle and being ready to leave town for breaking news. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2020/10/27/manage-stress-travel-wardrobe-ask-anderson-acfc-vpx.cnn

This floating spaceport in Japan could bring space travel to the city

Cylindrical steel and glass towers protrude through solar panels on the vast circular roof of the futuristic, four-story Spaceport City.

source https://www.cnn.com/style/article/spaceport-city-japan-spc-intl/index.html

Egg-napping male penguin couple steals the nest of a female penguin couple

Is this the plot of a soap opera involving penguins? No, it's just another day at DierenPark Amersfoort, a zoo in the Netherlands.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/27/us/penguin-couple-steals-nest-at-zoo-trnd-scn/index.html

Monday, October 26, 2020

Boston Police launch investigation of burnt mail inside USPS box

The Boston Police Department has launched an investigation Monday evening after a United States Postal Service carrier discovered charred mail inside one of the agency's mailboxes.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/boston-police-launch-investigation-of-burnt-mail-inside-usps-box

Navy issues safety 'stand down' for non-deployed aircraft

The Navy has directed all non-deployed aviation units to "stand down" as of Monday in response to two separate crashes, including one in which two officers were killed. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/navy-announces-aviation-safety-stand-down-for-non-deployed-units-after-recent-crashes

Zeta upgraded to hurricane as it nears Mexico, U.S.

Tropical storm Zeta was upgraded to a hurricane Monday as it continues to move toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula before likely making landfall in the United States. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/zeta-hurricane-mexico-us

Tense protests erupt in Philadelphia after police shoot and kill suspect

Emotions were running high in Philadelphia on Monday after police officers fatally shot a man armed with a knife.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/tense-protests-philadelphia-police-shoot-kill-suspect

Trump hits Biden on Social Security, Medicare flip flops

With just barely more than a week to go before the November election, President Donald Trump has been taking Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to task for his flippant record on cutting Medicare and Social Security.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/election-trump-hitting-biden-social-security-medicare-flip-flops

Women's groups slam Amy Coney Barrett confirmation as 'malicious theft' of Supreme Court vacancy

Women’s groups on Monday slammed Senate Republicans for confirming President Trump’s nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, saying they participated in “malicious theft” of a vacancy on the high court, and called the confirmation process “an illegitimate power grab.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/womens-groups-amy-coney-barrett-confirmation-malicious-supreme-court

Washington state National Guard, authorities prep for election-related unrest: Report

The prospect of a contested election and other political disputes could exacerbate existing tensions.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/washington-national-guard-authorities-prepare-election-related-unrest

Supreme Court rules that ballots in Wisconsin must be received by Election Day

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a request by Wisconsin Democrats to allow an extension for mail-in ballots that are received after Election Day.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/supreme-court-against-extending-deadline-absentee-ballots-election-day-wisconsin

Sen. John Kennedy lauds Barrett Supreme Court confirmation as 'victory for our founders'

Senate Judiciary Committee member John Kennedy, R-La., celebrated the confirmation of  Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Monday night, calling the 52-48 Senate vote "a victory for our founders."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/sen-john-kennedy-amy-coney-barrett-confirmation-supreme-court

Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as Supreme Court Associate Justice at White House ceremony

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, fresh off her confirmation to serve as associate justice on the nation's highest court, will be sworn in on Monday at the White House.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/amy-coney-barrett-sworn-in-as-supreme-court-associated-justice-at-white-house-ceremony

Rove breaks down Trump's 'path to victory' through Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

The fate of President Trump's reelection bid will ultimately come down to the three battleground states that put him over the top in 2016: Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania, former George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove predicted Monday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rove-trump-path-victory-michigan-pennsylvania-wisconsin

Biden says he’s ‘not overconfident’ but predicts victories in key battlegrounds

With eight days to go until Election Day on Nov. 3, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is confident he’ll win a trio of crucial swing states that President Trump flipped from blue to red four years ago.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-not-overconfident-victories-battlegrounds

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court, 'Squad' members call for expanding the bench

Members of the progressive "Squad" of House Democrats didn't skip a beat on Monday, calling for court-packing almost immediately after Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/squad-responds-amy-barrett-confirmation-pack-courts

Biden raises idea of rotating Supreme Court justices: 'There is some literature among constitutional scholars'

Former Vice President Joe Biden indicated on Monday that he might be open to shifting Supreme Court justices to lower courts if elected president, noting that he hadn't made any "judgement" yet on the issue.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/joe-biden-move-justices-supreme-court

University overturns student ban on anti-abortion group, says it would violate 1st Amendment

The University of Northern Iowa is reversing the student government's controversial decision to bar recognition of an anti-abortion group that senators said was hateful.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/university-northern-iowa-overturns-students-for-life

Trump continues to hammer Biden on fracking stance during PA rallies

Trump told Pennsylvania supporters that Biden would "send your state into a crippling depression."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-biden-fracking-oil-pennsylvania-economy

Sunday, October 25, 2020

California's dire coronavirus prediction was wrong, hospitalizations went down instead 

In late September, California officials predicted that the state could see a whopping 89% increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations within the next month. But 30 days after that dire prediction, the rates of virus-related hospitalizations have gone down.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/californias-dire-coronavirus-prediction-was-wrong-hospitalizations-went-down-instead

Biden rips Hunter Biden email leak as 'smear campaign,' says Russia trying to spread disinformation

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden slammed the recent reports of his son Hunter’s overseas business dealings, calling them a “smear campaign” and arguing that the information is part of a Russian disinformation campaign.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-rips-hunter-biden-email-leak-as-smear-campaign-says-russia-trying-to-spread-disinformation

Trump expected to remove Wray as FBI Director if re-elected: sources

Reports are surfacing that President Trump will fire FBI Director Christopher Wray should he win reelection next Tuesday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/fbi-director-christopher-wray-will-be-removed-reelection

Tumultuous weather forecast nationwide this week with wildfires, snow and tropical storms

Tumultuous weather is expected across the country this week, with historic wildfires burning in the West, a tropical storm heading toward the Gulf Coast by mid-week and an early-season winter storm expected to bring snow and ice from the Rockies into the Plains.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/weather-nationwide-wildfires-snow-tropical-storms-zeta

Susan Collins says she is voting against Coney Barrett confirmation to be 'fair and consistent'

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, took a veiled shot her party’s leadership in the Senate on Sunday when she announced that she would be voting against the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/susan-collins-says-she-is-voting-against-coney-barrett-confirmation-to-be-fair-and-consistent

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Kamala Harris caught on hot mic checking rally location: 'Are we in Cleveland?'

A hot mic appeared to catch Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris checking her location before addressing supporters Saturday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kamala-harris-caught-on-hot-mic-checking-rally-location-are-we-in-cleveland

This Day in History: Oct. 25

"America the Beautiful" is first published. The Rolling Stones appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show" for the first time.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/this-day-in-history-oct-25

Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, tests positive for coronavirus

Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the vice president’s office confirmed Saturday night.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/marc-short-chief-of-staff-for-vice-president-mike-pence-tests-positive-for-coronavirus

Harris: Voting for president is about ‘honoring ancestors’ who fought for civil rights

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris headed to Cleveland  Saturday to reach out to voters in one of the closest races for the presidency in the U.S.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/harris-vote-president-honor-ancestors-civil-rights

Former ICE director blasts Biden for Obama administration’s immigration policy

Former ICE Director Tom Homan on Saturday blasted 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for attacking the Trump administration about their apparent family separation policy.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/former-ice-director-trump-biden-obama-immigration

Trump campaign sues in Nevada to stop Vegas-area vote count

The Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans asked a state judge on Friday to stop counting Las Vegas-area mail-in ballots as the president and his supporters continue to question the safety and validity of mail-in votes. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-campaign-sues-nevada-vote-count

Wisconsin court blocks governors restrictions on indoor public gatherings despite COVID-19 surge

A Wisconsin appeals court issued a temporary block on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers restrictions on indoor gatherings Friday, even as the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in state shattered records for the second day in a row. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/wisconsin-court-blocks-governors-restrictions-on-indoor-public-gatherings-despite-covid-19-surge

Half of Colorado’s district attorneys will be replaced after election

Colorado voters could change the state's criminal justice landscape next year as every district attorney is up for election in November.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/colorado-district-attorneys-replaced-election-criminal-justice

Obama stumps for Biden in Miami as both campaigns make final push for Florida

Barack Obama made a surprise stop at a drive-in rally in Miami Saturday as both the Biden and Trump campaigns make a final push for Florida. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/obama-miami-campaigns-push-for-florida

Trump told donors holding Republican Senate would be 'very tough': report

President Trump privately told donors it would be “very tough” for Republicans to maintain control of the Senate come November because he cannot support all of the party’s candidates, according to a report. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-donors-republican-senate-very-tough

Nuns wearing MAGA masks spotted behind Trump at rally

A group of Trump-loving nuns gained attention on social media Saturday after they were spotted wearing MAGA masks with their habits and cheering on the president behind him at his rally in Circleville, Ohio. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nuns-maga-masks-trump-rally

California district attorney blasts Newsom’s leadership: ‘The blood of the children...is on your

Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp blasted Gov. Gavin Newsom's leadership amid COVID-19, taking aim at his prison policies amid a spike in violent crime.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/california-district-attorney-newsom-crime-prisons

Democrats, trying everything, fail to derail Amy Coney Barrett confirmation

Senate Democrats were stuck. There was never much Democrats could do to sidetrack the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/democrats-fail-derail-amy-coney-barrett-confirmation

Friday, October 23, 2020

LMPD: Woman, 18, commits suicide as officers try to serve arrest warrant

A woman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a Louisville, Ky., home Friday as authorities were trying to serve an arrest warrant for a homicide, authorities said. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/lmpd-woman-commits-suicide-as-officers-try-to-serve-arrest-warrant

Texas wife allegedly killed by husband who hid in shower to ambush her, then posted video on YouTube

A 48-year old Texas man has been charged with the murder of his wife after allegedly hiding in a shower and then shooting her to death Wednesday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/tx-wife-allegedly-killed-by-husband-who-hid-in-shower-to-ambush-her-then-posts-video-on-youtube

Navy plane crashes into Alabama neighborhood, killing both crewmen

A U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II aircraft crashed in Foley, Alabama Friday at 5 PM CT Friday, killing both crewmen on board. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/navy-plane-crashes-into-alabama-neighborhood-killing-both-crewmen

Over 1,000 New Yorkers hospitalized for COVID-19, the state’s highest level since June

For the first time in four months, over 1,000 New Yorkers were hospitalized for coronavirus, according to new state data released on Friday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/over-1000-new-yorkers-hospitalized-for-covid-19-the-states-highest-level-since-june

U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II aircraft crashed in Foley, Alabama, the aircrew did not survive.



source https://www.foxnews.com/us/us-navy-texan-aircraft-crashed-foley-alabama

Michigan man accidentally buys two lottery tickets, wins $1 million twice

A Michigan man thought he made a costly mistake by accidentally buying two identical $2 lottery tickets, but it turned out he hit the $1 million jackpot twice. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/michigan-man-accidentally-buys-lottery-tickets

The Squad and other Democrats ask UN to investigate alleged human rights abuses by DHS

A group of House Democrats has requested that the United Nations open an investigation into various allegations of abuse by the Homeland Security Department, arguing that the nature and "sheer number" of complaints "necessitates and international response."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/the-squad-un-investigate-dhs

Debate viewership drops as record numbers of early votes pours in

More than 63 million people tuned in to watch the second and final presidential debate Thursday, a significant drop from the over 73 million who tuned in for the first debate, according to Nielsen Media Research.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/debate-viewership-drops-as-record-numbers-of-early-votes-pours-in

Justin Bieber debuts trailer for upcoming ‘Next Chapter’ documentary

Justin Bieber has turned a new page in life and is taking his fans on a journey through his change.

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Member of far-right Boogaloo Bois arrested in connection to rioting during George Floyd protests

A member of an anti-government extremist group has been charged in connection with shooting a Minneapolis police precinct during riots sparked by the death of George Floyd, the Justice Department said Friday. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/boogaloo-bois-arrested-rioting-floyd-protests

Massachusetts man charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he met on Tinder

A Massachusetts man is accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman he met on Tinder, threatening to kill her and her child if she went to the cops, authorities said.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/massachusetts-man-charged-kidnapping-assaulting-woman-tinder

Wisconsin activist agrees to plead guilty to extortion, would get time served under deal

A Wisconsin activist who allegedly threatened to vandalize a restaurant unless he got free food and beer during protests has agreed to plead guilty to one of the federal charges against him, according to media reports. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/wisconsin-activist-extortion-time-served

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Twitter's Dorsey to voluntarily testify before Senate on alleged censorship

Social media platforms faced criticism over their handling of the New York Post's report on emails taken from a laptop purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/facebook-zuckerberg-twitter-dorsey-voluntarily-testify-senate-news-censorship

Senate Republicans produce documentary film on their behind-the-scenes handling of coronavirus

EXCLUSIVE: Senate Republicans have produced a mini-documentary film about the coronavirus pandemic and how they worked to pass swift, bipartisan legislation to combat the virus and deliver economic relief.  

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/senate-republicans-produce-documentary-film-on-their-behind-the-scenes-handling-of-coronavirus

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Connecticut boy forced to kneel on tacks, drink hot sauce; mom, stepfather arrested

A Connecticut man allegedly locked his stepson in a small room for months and tortured him by forcing him to kneel on tacks and drink hot sauce until he vomited, among other abuse, as the child’s mother did nothing to intervene, police say.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/connecticut-boy-kneel-on-tacks-drink-hot-sauce

Florida mom, bikini model defends family in gunfight during armed home invasion

A Florida bikini model grabbed a pistol and got into a shootout with armed home invasion suspects who broke in while her husband, 7-year-old son and their friends were watching the NBA Finals, according to local reports.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-mom-bikini-model-defends-family-gunfight

Biden pressed on Hunter Biden business questions at debate, insists 'nothing was unethical’

Vice President Joe Biden denied taking money from foreign actors on Thursday as President Trump took him to task over details surrounding his son's business dealings in Russia.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-pressed-on-hunter-biden-business-questions-at-debate-insists-nothing-was-unethical

'A distraction tour': Community reacts to Rep. Gaetz speaking tour

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) plans to launch a speaking tour alongside Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), beginning at a retirement community in ...