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U.S. nuclear plants in S. Carolina, Missouri face the highest quake risks -report

3 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. nuclear power reactors facing the highest risks of a meltdown from earthquakes are not in tremor-prone California, but states including South Carolina and...
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U.S. FCC calls June T-Mobile network outage ‘a failure'

3 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said Thursday a June nationwide T-Mobile outage was a "failure" and said the company did not follow several...
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British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell denied under oath any underage sex by Epstein -U.S. court document

3 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell said under oath in 2016 that she had never witnessed "inappropriate underage activities" by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein...
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Goldman Sachs U.S. settlement over Malaysia 1MDB scandal to lift dark cloud

25 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to U.S. Department of Justice charges over its role in...
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AirPods Pro Deal: Pick up a refurb set from just $180 in mint condition

31 minutes ago   |   iMore

True wireless earbuds have changed how so many of us listen to music, and the Apple AirPods have truly helped to lead the charge. If you haven't picked up the AirPods Pro...
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Security Gaps Persist, Report Warns, After U.S. Blames Iran In Election Scheme

Security Gaps Persist, Report Warns, After U.S. Blames Iran In Election Scheme

37 minutes ago   |   NPR

A report published on Thursday described how many government and political domains don't observe a security practice that makes it more difficult for attackers to run spoof...
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U.S. Jobless Claims Drop To 787,000, But Layoffs Remain High

U.S. Jobless Claims Drop To 787,000, But Layoffs Remain High

37 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

The still-elevated number of jobless claims underscores that a full recovery from the pandemic recession remains far off.
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U.S. Whistleblower Edward Snowden Granted Permanent Residency By Russia

39 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The former NSA contractor faces espionage charges in the U.S.
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Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to U.S. charges over role in 1MDB scandal

39 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the
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When the U.S. Election Looks This One-Sided, Contrarian Bets Pay

49 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The polls are saying it and the market is pricing it: President Donald Trump is going to lose the U.S. election next month and his Republican Party may even fail to keep the...
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Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states, officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Judge Drops A Murder Charge Against Former Officer Who Kneeled On George...

Judge Drops A Murder Charge Against Former Officer Who Kneeled On George Floyd's Neck

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was captured on cell phone video kneeling on Floyd's neck for several minutes, still faces a higher charge of second-degree... Read more ...

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett hearing in effort to block nomination

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will boycott Thursday's vote to move forward on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, the party's Senate... Read more ...

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Kevin Cash was well aware his best player during the regular season was in a Gary Sanchez-like funk ever since the postseason opened. Yet when the Rays' manager filled out the... Read more ...

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

US workers file 787,000 new jobless claims amid COVID crisis

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to 787,000 last week despite continued pressure on the labor market from the coronavirus pandemic, the feds said... Read more ...

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies' censorship the New York Post's expose on the Biden familly's foreign business... Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor. The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the... Read more ...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to...

After dodging questions about court packing, Biden floats commission to study judicial reforms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected he will convene a bipartisan commission of constitutional scholars to examine judicial reforms, asserting that... Read more ...