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Trio of front-runners emerge for Ginsburg Supreme Court seat

29 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, President Trump has largely winnowed a list of dozens of potential replacements down to three front-runners: Appeals court judges Amy Coney Barrett, Barbara Lagoa and Amul Thapar.
Barrett, Lagoa and Thapar all appeared on a long list of possible high-court picks that Trump updated earlier this month. And Barrett and Thapar were among the nominees whom Trump considered before selecting Brett Kavanaugh for the court in 2018.
The three judges also have something else in common: They're young, and have the prospect of serving on the top U.S. court...
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Biden Blasts Conservatives Pushing To Fill SCOTUS Vacancy Before Election

Biden Blasts Conservatives Pushing To Fill SCOTUS Vacancy Before Election

29 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The Democratic nominee urged Senate Republicans to wait until after the election to confirm a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat draped in black

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat draped in black

29 days ago   |   By KCCI

The U.S. Supreme Court is honoring the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Tennessee poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing Black Lives...

Tennessee poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing Black Lives Matter shirts

Tennessee law does not allow voters to wear items bearing the name of a candidate or a political party in a polling place. But state law does not prohibit statements such as... Read more ...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying squirrels

The international retail value of the poached flying squirrels is estimated to be more than $1 million. Read more ...

Breathtaking fall scenes from around the world

Breathtaking fall scenes from around the world

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Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Trump on a new coronavirus relief package... Read more ...

Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at...

Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at second debate

The microphones will be turned off so President Donald Trump and Joe Biden can answer initial questions, but they will be turned back on for open discussion after that. Read more ...

10 residents dead amid virus outbreak at Kansas nursing home

10 residents dead amid virus outbreak at Kansas nursing home

Kansas seeing an average of more than 700 new confirmed, probable coronavirus cases a day Read more ...

London signs off on vaccine trials that infect volunteers with Covid-19

London signs off on vaccine trials that infect volunteers with Covid-19

The UK govt has backed human challenge studies in an attempt to speed up the development of a Covid-19 vaccine. Trial participants who have previously been given a vaccine... Read more ...

US Justice Department to file antitrust lawsuit against Google: source

US Justice Department to file antitrust lawsuit against Google: source

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market... Read more ...

Robert Redford's ‘grief is immeasurable' after son James' death

Robert Redford's ‘grief is immeasurable' after son James' death

James died on Friday after a battle with liver cancer. Read more ...

Fantasy football Week 7 waiver wire pickups: Travis Fulgham, Dallas Goedert

Fantasy football Week 7 waiver wire pickups: Travis Fulgham, Dallas Goedert

Bye weeks are in full swing with the Ravens, Colts, Dolphins and Vikings off in Week 7, and there were multiple injuries to key players in Week 6. This means fantasy managers... Read more ...