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Wisconsin Legislature Appeals Ruling That Allows Absentee Ballot Extension

43 seconds ago   |   CBS

MADISON, Wis. - The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature on Wednesday appealed a federal court ruling that allows for absentee ballots to be counted up to six days after...
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Democratic Senate hopefuls spurn Supreme Court expansion

Democratic Senate hopefuls spurn Supreme Court expansion

4 minutes ago   |   Politico

There's a reason Democratic leaders aren't leaning into the possibility of adding judges to the Supreme Court: they might not have the votes to do it. A growing number of...
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Five highlights from the speech from the throne

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - In a new speech from the throne, the Liberal government detailed its plan to face the coming second wave of COVID-19, support Canadians and businesses that are still...
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Reactions to the minority Liberal government's speech from the throne

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - "The prime minister had an opportunity to present a real plan to Canadians, and he didn't do that."
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Louisville police officers cleared of criminal charges in Breonna Taylor death

22 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LOUISVILLE - Two white policemen who fired into the apartment of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker, will not be prosecuted for her death because their use of force was...
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Throne speech has big promises on childcare and health - but that will take negotiations with provinces

22 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The Liberal government's throne speech aims big when it comes to promises on national childcare, pharmacare, and long-term care standards. But delivering on them could...
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Volkswagen to pay victims of Brazil dictatorship in landmark settlement

22 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BERLIN/BRASILIA - Germany's Volkswagen will pay about 36 million reais in compensation and donations to atone for the persecution of former employees during Brazil's 1964-1985...
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California Governor's Political Ploy To Ban Sale Of New Gas-Powered Cars

36 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

California's governor took a political page out of India's playbook when he announced that the state would ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035.
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Trump Turns Attack on MSNBC Journalist Into Rally Fodder

38 minutes ago   |   NY Times

At multiple campaign stops, the president has gotten laughs by inaccurately recounting Ali Velshi's being hit by a rubber bullet while covering a protest.
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Canada will spend big to combat coronavirus, saying now is not the time for austerity

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Canada's Liberal government, insisting on Wednesday that "this is not the time for austerity," promised major new investments and initiatives to help the country...
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California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas... Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

Louisville braces for riots after Kentucky AG announces charges for one...

Louisville braces for riots after Kentucky AG announces charges for one officer in Breonna Taylor case

Streets in downtown Louisville have been blocked off and police put on high alert as Kentucky authorities announced they are charging an officer involved in the fatal shooting... Read more ...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game painkilling injection goes badly wrong

Los Angeles Chargers starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a punctured lung when his team doctor tried to administer a painkilling injection just seconds before the start... Read more ...

Grand jury to present report on Breonna Taylor case Wednesday afternoon

Grand jury to present report on Breonna Taylor case Wednesday afternoon

The Jefferson County grand jury will present its report on the Breonna Taylor case to Jefferson County Circuit Judge Annie O'Connell on Thursday. Read more ...

These under-$25 pumpkin carving kits will let you craft any design you want

These under-$25 pumpkin carving kits will let you craft any design you want

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Trump hails Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine entering final trials

Trump hails Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine entering final trials

President Trump on Wednesday hailed the “Big news” that Johnson & Johnson has reportedly entered final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine that would require one shot... Read more ...

Thousands Expected To Honor Ginsburg At Supreme Court

Thousands Expected To Honor Ginsburg At Supreme Court

The late justice will lie in repose for two days at the court where she served for 27 years. Read more ...

Few resources, old-growth forest allowed for fire's growth

Few resources, old-growth forest allowed for fire's growth

By the time staffing was ramped up, flames had found their way deep into inaccessible forest. Read more ...

California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday that amounts to the most aggressive clean-car policy in the U.S. and would end the sale of new gas vehicles in the state... Read more ...