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Trump Seeks TikTok Payment to U.S., Despite No Clear Authority

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump repeatedly insisted on Monday that any sale of TikTok's U.S. operations would have to include a substantial payment to the U.S. - but it wasn't clear under what authority he can extract a payout.
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President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

President Trump says TikTok sale can go through - but only if the US gets a cut

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

The president on Monday set Sept. 15 as the deadline for TikTok to find a U.S. buyer, failing which he said he will shut down the app in the country.
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Trump says China or Microsoft should pay U.S. a share of any TikTok sale proceeds

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government should receive a "big percentage" of the proceeds from any sale of the U.S. operations of TikTok to Microsoft, President Donald Trump said on Monday.
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President Trump opposes changing debate rules but will still attend

President Trump opposes changing debate rules but will still attend

"There shouldn't be any changes," said Trump campaign communications strategist Jason Miller. "We don't want any changes." Read more ...

Amazon has had nearly 20,000 workers test positive for COVID-19 this year

Amazon has had nearly 20,000 workers test positive for COVID-19 this year

The behemoth online retailer Amazon shared Thursday that 19,816 employees within the company have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Kevin O'Connor: 2020 Election Guide

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Full moons in October: Harvest moon tonight and a rare blue moon on Halloween

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While the moon won't actually look blue, the second full moon in one month is usually referred to as a blue moon. This happens every 2.5 to three years, or "once in a blue moon." Read more ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

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Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

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Doc Rivers becoming 76ers coach after swift courtship

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Doc Rivers has a new job. The former Clippers coach reached an agreement on Thursday to become the new head man of the Philadelphia 76ers, according to ESPN. The 58-year-old... Read more ...

Chicago's beloved 'Tamale Guy' heading home after month-long battle with...

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CHICAGO - Chicago's beloved “Tamale Guy” got quite the send-off Thursday afternoon after he was discharged from the hospital following a long battle with COVID-19. Claudio... Read more ...