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U.S. intelligence blames Iran for emails threatening Democratic voters
on October 22, 2020 at 3:30 am
Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced that Iran and Russia obtained voter information ahead of the U.S. presidential election and blamed Tehran for an email campaign to intimidate Democratic voters.
Analysis: Racial inequity in who takes career, tech courses
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 3:10 am
Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her high school in Wilmington, Delaware. Kamara, who is Black, was enrolled in...
Stressing freedom, vaccine opponents rebranding in virus era
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 3:04 am
Years before this year's anti-mask and reopening demonstrations, vaccine opponents were working on reinventing their image around a rallying cry of civil liberties and medical freedom. Now,...
Do I need to wear a mask if I’m 6 feet away from others?
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 3:02 am
Do I need to wear a mask if I’m 6 feet away from others? Health experts recommend wearing masks in public and keeping your distance from others in most cases, but whether you should do both...
Greening the grey: London to turn 50% of its urban environment green by 2050
on October 22, 2020 at 3:00 am
In 2019, London signed a pledge to become the first National Park City as part of a new drive to convince cities and their residents to be greener, healthier, and wilder. But how will it fulfill its ambitious target to turn 50% of its urban spaces green by 2050?
AP Interview: Lue wants to follow Rivers as voice for change
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 2:51 am
Tyronn Lue is ready to follow in Doc Rivers’ footsteps. That has nothing to do with coaching the Los Angeles Clippers. He wants to be a voice for change. Rivers has been one of Lue’s...
Streaming service Quibi to end after six months | Reuters Video
by Reuters Editorial on October 22, 2020 at 2:49 am
Streaming service Quibi said on Wednesday it intends to wind down its operations and start a process to sell its assets, just six months after its launch. Libby Hogan reports.
Randy and the Rays finally a group effort in World Series
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 2:40 am
Randy Arozarena was a one-man show getting the Tampa Bay Rays to the World Series. Big swings, bat flips, bustin' moves — he did it all — and his fast hands and fanciful feet didn't need much help...
Despite pledges, Czechs face 2nd lockdown as system totters
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 2:26 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Czechs had been assured it wouldn't happen again. But amid a record surge of coronavirus infections that's threatening the entire health system with collapse, the Czech...
US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate voters
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 2:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into...
US officials link Iran to emails meant to intimidate voters
on October 22, 2020 at 2:12 am
US officials accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states.
Photographer helps laid-off expats bid goodbye to Dubai
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 2:12 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — When the coronavirus pummeled Dubai this spring, the maternity and wedding shoots and all the gigs that freelance photographer Paula Hainey had lined up vanished...
Obama attacks Trump for 'ignoring' pandemic at Biden rally
on October 22, 2020 at 2:10 am
Barack Obama has said Donald Trump is "incapable of taking the job seriously" as he took aim at his successor during a drive-in campaign rally for the Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden.
Some world leaders have big stake in US election
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 2:04 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — While the world will be closely watching the U.S. election, some countries will be watching more closely than others. A number of world leaders have a personal stake in the...
Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on lack of US aid plan
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday as investors watched Washington for signs of whether political leaders can agree on an economic aid plan in the two weeks before...
Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump’s record in Biden campaign pitch
on October 22, 2020 at 1:56 am
The former US president Barack Obama said “we’ve got to vote like never before” as he blasted Donald Trump’s record on the coronavirus pandemic.
The Latest: India issues virus warning ahead of state polls
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:49 am
NEW DELHI — Indian authorities are worried elections in the third-largest state and a religious congregation could spread the coronavirus. India added fewer than 60,000 new cases for a...
'Call them out': In Maine, Gideon asks voters to punish GOP
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:47 am
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — The last time Democrat Sara Gideon ran for office, she trounced her Republican challenger and spent a measly $4,299.99 doing it. Two years later, the Maine House...
Final debate could thrust foreign policy back into campaign
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:35 am
As Joe Biden hopscotched through Iowa and New Hampshire in late 2019, he also name-dropped his way across the globe. China's Xi Jinping. German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Vladimir Putin of...
Russia and Iran have obtained voter information ahead of US election, security officials say
on October 22, 2020 at 1:28 am
In 2016 Russia tried to influence the US presidential election, this year it's Iran, according to US security officials.
Thailand cancels emergency decree in bid to calm protests
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:23 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s government on Thursday canceled a state of emergency it had declared for Bangkok last week after the embattled prime minister suggested the gesture to cool massive...
AP Explains: What's next for the Supreme Court nomination
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is speeding toward confirmation, with a majority of the Senate supporting her and a final vote expected Monday. She could be sworn in as a...
Column: Rays hungry for more after evening up World Series
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:13 am
Game 1 of the World Series was all about Mookie Betts and his quest to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a title and fans across the country a free taco. Game 2 gave us a $27.50 hot dog that...
Sent from Gitmo to UAE, detainees fear final stop: Yemen
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:12 am
The Guantanamo detainees were promised they were being sent to a Muslim country for rehabilitation that would help integrate them into society, opening the way to jobs, money, and marriage,...
Astronaut and cosmonauts return to Earth after mission launched during pandemic
on October 22, 2020 at 1:06 am
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts returned to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) after a six-month mission in space, launched in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.
Viewer's Guide: After chaotic debate, Trump, Biden try again
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:02 am
After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take the stage Thursday to give it another...
In deep-red Oklahoma, GOP fights to regain lost seat
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 1:01 am
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, a lawyer from Oklahoma City, accomplished the most stunning political upset in the nation two years ago when she ousted a two-term GOP...
Road to 270: Trump's best path to victory hinges on FL, PA
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 12:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump still has a path to the 270 Electoral College votes he needs to win reelection. But it requires everything to break in his direction a second...
James Randi, magician and debunker, dies at 92
on October 22, 2020 at 12:50 am
James Randi, the magician, escape artist and debunker of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims, has died. He was 92.
Judge throws out extortion charges against megachurch leader
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 12:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Citing insufficient evidence, a judge on Wednesday threw out extortion charges against the leader of a Mexican megachurch but left in place accustations of child rape and human...
In video classes teachers parse clues to student wellbeing
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 12:27 am
Christi Brouder had finally gotten her 10-year-old daughter settled on the hallway floor with a laptop and signed into a video class on Google Meet when the girl's 6-year-old brother leaped over...
Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet for final debate
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 12:24 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the...
Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 12:17 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon Lowe busted out early and Tampa Bay’s bullpen hung on late. Rays and Dodgers, tied after two in Texas. Lowe shook loose from his extended postseason...
AP Road Trip: In Mississippi, Black voters face many hurdles
by AP NEWS on October 22, 2020 at 12:16 am
Meridian, Miss. (AP) — The old civil rights worker was sure the struggle would be over by now. He’d fought so hard back in the ’60s. He’d seen the wreckage of burned churches, and the...
Barrett Was Trustee at Private School with Anti-Gay Policies
by AP News on October 22, 2020 at 12:04 am
Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents.
US officials accuse Iran of being behind emails meant to intimidate Democratic voters in multiple battleground states
by ERIC TUCKER and FRANK BAJAK on October 22, 2020 at 12:00 am
Democratic voters in multiple battleground states received threatening emails, falsely purporting to be from the Proud Boys.
Iran Seeking to Intimidate U.S. Voters With Spoofed Emails, Intelligence Official Says
on October 21, 2020 at 11:57 pm
Iran and Russia have both obtained some U.S. voter registration information and have taken specific actions in an attempt to influence public opinion in the upcoming presidential election, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said.
Epsilon upgraded to major hurricane strength
on October 21, 2020 at 11:09 pm
Hurricane Epsilon underwent rapid strengthening Wednesday afternoon and reached major hurricane status.
QAnon goes European
by POLITICO on October 21, 2020 at 10:43 pm
Populists, protesters, conspiracy theorists: How Europe is embracing America’s latest import.
Quibi announces it is shutting down
on October 21, 2020 at 10:40 pm
Quibi, the short-form entertainment content streaming service, announced Wednesday it was shutting down some six months after it launched.