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Chile Votes To Replace Pinochet- Era Constitution: Early Referendum Results

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:05:02
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- Chileans celebrated the early results across the country....
 Chile Votes To Replace Pinochet- Era Constitution: Early Referendum Results


Curfew enacted in El Paso as county judge says hospitals and ICUs near capacity

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 06:44:34
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 Curfew enacted in El Paso as county judge says hospitals and ICUs near capacity


Fox News President and Several Top Anchors Advised to Quarantine After Being Exposed to Cov

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 04:03:27
Source: Mediate

JUST IN: Fox News President and Several Top Anchors Advised to Quarantine After Being Exposed to Covid on Flight to Debate.

Several big names at Fox News Channel have been advised to quarantine after a fellow passenger on a private charter flight from New York Ci...
 Fox News President and Several Top Anchors Advised to Quarantine After Being Exposed to Cov


Trump has list of top intelligence officials he'll fire if he wins reelection: report

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 03:55:01
Because a stupid fuck like Trump hates intelligence....
 Trump has list of top intelligence officials he'll fire if he wins reelection: report


NYPD officer suspended after promoting Trump on police loudspeaker

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 02:31:29
Source: ABC News

A New York City police officer was suspended without pay Sunday for promoting President Trump's reelection campaign from a loudspeaker while on patrol over the weekend.

Talia Jane, a Brooklyn-based freelance reporter, tweeted that a squad car was blaring "Trump ...
 NYPD officer suspended after promoting Trump on police loudspeaker


White House lawyer helped shop controversial Hunter Biden story to Wall Street Journal: NYT

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 00:18:31
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 White House lawyer helped shop controversial Hunter Biden story to Wall Street Journal: NYT


Texas Makes Convention Center a Hospital Amid COVID Surge, Polling-Place Masks Still Optional

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 00:05:57
Even as COVID-19 is surging, the Texas Supreme Court has upheld the Governor's order limiting ballot drop boxes in populous counties....
 Texas Makes Convention Center a Hospital Amid COVID Surge, Polling-Place Masks Still Optional


UK Doctors Demand Free Meals For Kids As COVID Fuels Hunger

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 22:55:24
Source: AP News

LONDON (AP) — Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more families into poverty. Some 2,200 members of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Chil...
 UK Doctors Demand Free Meals For Kids As COVID Fuels Hunger


Black Contractor Braves Threats In Removing Richmond Statues

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 22:43:49
Source: AP News

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Devon Henry paced in nervous anticipation, because this was a project like nothing he’d ever done. He wore the usual hard hat — and a bulletproof vest. An accomplished Black businessman, Henry took on a job the city says others were unwilling to...
 Black Contractor Braves Threats In Removing Richmond Statues


Utah's hospitals prepare to ration care as a record number of coronavirus patients flood their ICUs

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 22:30:16
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 Utah's hospitals prepare to ration care as a record number of coronavirus patients flood their ICUs


Mike Pence to 'Inexplicably' Attend Senate Vote on Amy Coney Barrett Despite Close Staff Testing Pos

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 21:02:51
Sharing the love. He only needs to be there in case a tie breaker vote is needed which seems unlikely....
 Mike Pence to 'Inexplicably' Attend Senate Vote on Amy Coney Barrett Despite Close Staff Testing Pos


Omaha civic leader David Karnes, briefly a U.S. senator, dies at age 71

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 20:53:57
Source: Omaha World Herald

By Henry Cordes

When David Karnes was surprisingly appointed to the U.S. Senate in 1987, he said his biggest consideration in whether to accept the plum political post was its impact on his young family.

"My family is number one with me," he said at...
 Omaha civic leader David Karnes, briefly a U.S. senator, dies at age 71


Conservative New Hampshire paper backs Biden -- its first Democratic endorsement in 100 years

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 20:27:24
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 Conservative New Hampshire paper backs Biden -- its first Democratic endorsement in 100 years


Kamala Harris to make campaign stop in Texas

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 20:02:42
Source: Texas Tribune

BY ALEX SAMUELS AND PATRICK SVITEK OCT. 25, 2020

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden’s running mate and the California U.S. senator, will be visiting Texas on Friday, according to an email Biden’s campaign sent to Democratic lawmakers in Texas on Sunday.

Harris wil...
 Kamala Harris to make campaign stop in Texas


Health experts question Pence campaigning as essential work

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:56:58
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 Health experts question Pence campaigning as essential work


U.S. disease expert Fauci says vaccine verdict due by early December

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:13:21
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 U.S. disease expert Fauci says vaccine verdict due by early December


Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination in key procedural vote

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:13:03
Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)The Senate advanced Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination in a key procedural vote Sunday, paving the way for a final confirmation vote, which will likely take place Monday evening, just a week before the November 3 election where control of...
 Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination in key procedural vote


Europe's Jewish Population Has Dropped 60% In Last 50 Years

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 18:38:10
In 1880, 88% of the world’s Jews lived in Europe. By 1945, the number had fallen to 35%, then to 26% in 1970, and to 9% in 2020. The most decline took place in eastern Europe, where the number of the global total fell from 26% in 1945, to 2% in 2020.

In later 20th c. decades, “opening of the door...
 Europe's Jewish Population Has Dropped 60% In Last 50 Years


Gov. Whitmer calls Trump rally in Lansing a 'recipe for disaster' as COVID-19 cases surge

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 18:28:32
Maybe Trump can offer free samples of Regeneron to rally attendees.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMIxMUYWH8Y...
 Gov. Whitmer calls Trump rally in Lansing a 'recipe for disaster' as COVID-19 cases surge


Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says Biden's position on fracking doesn't bother her

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 16:25:30
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 Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says Biden's position on fracking doesn't bother her


Health Agency Halts Coronavirus Ad Campaign, Leaving Santa Claus in the Cold

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:40:02
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 Health Agency Halts Coronavirus Ad Campaign, Leaving Santa Claus in the Cold


White House chief of staff: 'We are not going to control the pandemic'

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 14:25:48
https://twitter.com/CNNSotu/status/1320360894182862850...
 White House chief of staff: 'We are not going to control the pandemic'


Biden rebounds to edge over Trump in Texas, as Hegar slightly narrows Cornyn's lead in Senate race

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 13:11:53
This may explain Biden's increased spending in Texas.

If all the stars align, this could be a landslide of monumental proportions....
 Biden rebounds to edge over Trump in Texas, as Hegar slightly narrows Cornyn's lead in Senate race


Lines Stretch for Blocks as New Yorkers Turn Out for Early Voting

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 13:03:19
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 Lines Stretch for Blocks as New Yorkers Turn Out for Early Voting


Pope appoints America's first African American cardinal, D.C.'s Wilton Gregory

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 11:50:45
Source: Washington Post

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ROME — Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he would name Washington's archbishop, Wilton Gregory, a cardinal next month, making him the first African Am...
 Pope appoints America's first African American cardinal, D.C.'s Wilton Gregory


Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 10:43:21
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 Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI


Trump privately tells donors it would be 'very tough' for GOP to hold Senate

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 04:13:03
Why would Trump say that? Is it because he is telling donors to stop donating to Senate Republicans and to give Trump all the money?...
 Trump privately tells donors it would be 'very tough' for GOP to hold Senate


Trump campaign flouted agreement to follow health guidelines at rally, documents show

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 04:09:55
What a surprise. Trump is breaching an agreement and endangering Americans....
 Trump campaign flouted agreement to follow health guidelines at rally, documents show


Biden Plans First Campaign Trip to Georgia as Polls Tighten

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 04:07:37
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 Biden Plans First Campaign Trip to Georgia as Polls Tighten


Despite COVID-19 surge, thousands attend Trump rally in Waukesha

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 03:37:45
Source: WKOW

WAUKESHA (WKOW) -- President Trump is not letting the coronavirus get in his way in hopes of winning Wisconsin after he hosted his second rally in the battleground state in the last week.

In Waukesha, President Trump held a rally at Stein Aircraft Services with thou...
 Despite COVID-19 surge, thousands attend Trump rally in Waukesha


Three Pence aides test positive for the virus.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 03:30:43
https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1320200346426347520...
 Three Pence aides test positive for the virus.


California wildfires: High winds, dry conditions worry authorities

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 01:06:58
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 California wildfires: High winds, dry conditions worry authorities


Jon Bon Jovi does what he can at Biden rally

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:38:05
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 Jon Bon Jovi does what he can at Biden rally


Fauci says it might be time to mandate masks as Covid-19 surges across US

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:33:15
I hear right wing heads popping...
 Fauci says it might be time to mandate masks as Covid-19 surges across US


UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reaches 50 ratifications needed for entry into force

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:59:06
No big news outlets has picked this up yet - but they will. Trump will be so angry!
132 countries supports this UN Treaty. That is two thirds of the world. Or more precise nearly everyone, except for the rogue states, the nuclear armed ones and NATO.
Could somebody please call Biden?
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 UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reaches 50 ratifications needed for entry into force


Texas Supreme Court temporarily reinstates governor's ban on additional ballot drop boxes in state

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 22:21:36
https://youtu.be/LOynR3gj8rE


Seriously, the endless shifting decisions are going to leave voters (and election officials) completely confused....
 Texas Supreme Court temporarily reinstates governor's ban on additional ballot drop boxes in state


UK-US trade pact opposed with Trump, cows and pigs as props

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 21:40:18
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 UK-US trade pact opposed with Trump, cows and pigs as props


Post-debate poll finds Biden strong on every major issue

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 21:13:04
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 Post-debate poll finds Biden strong on every major issue


Lisa Murkowski says she will to vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 20:24:13
Wow, after saying that the new President should replace RGB, now she supports ACB! :grr: ...
 Lisa Murkowski says she will to vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court


US tops one-day record with 83,757 COVID-19 cases, exceeding previous summer high

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 20:01:40
The Friday high is 83,757, not 81,000 as previously reported. Of course, how long before Trump and folks like DeSantis minimize this by saying that the death rate has not shot up, so what's the problem? Then, four weeks later, we will hear, "Yes, deaths are spiking, but at least new cases have pla...
 US tops one-day record with 83,757 COVID-19 cases, exceeding previous summer high






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!