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NewsweekSep 22, 2020
Donald Trump Explains How He Picks Supreme Court Nominees
"As soon as I did that, things went through the roof," President Donald Trump said. "It was amazing how important it was."

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Senate Could Vote on Trump's Supreme Court Pick Four Days Before Election, GOP Aide Says (Newsweek)
With Court Prize in Sight, Republicans Unite Behind Trump Once Again (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 22, 2020
Trump Demands U.N. Hold China to Account for Coronavirus Pandemic
In speeches broadcast at this year's Covid-compromised General Assembly, the presidents of China and the United States punctuated an intensifying schism between the two superpowers.

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Donald Trump Uses U.N. Attack China, Which Joins Russia, Others to Bash U.S. Unilateralism (Newsweek)

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 22, 2020
'This is an incentive not to test' - Orient v Spurs off because of hosts' coronavirus cases
Leyton Orient's chairman says they "can't be punished" after their EFL Cup tie against Tottenham was called off because of Covid-19 cases.

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 22, 2020
Over 200,000 People Have Died in the US: Live Covid-19 Updates
The staggering toll comes as the pandemic spreads to places that had been spared early on.

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 22, 2020
With Nothing Else Working, Trump Races to Make a New Supreme Court Justice the Issue
Even as he presses ahead, some Republicans wonder whether it would be better to hold a confirmation vote before the election or start hearings but leave the final vote until afterward.

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
House Makes Deal With Steven Mnuchin, Passes Continuing Resolution Thwarting Shutdown
The deal will help ensure that the government doesn't shut down before Election Day, but it required compromises by both Democrats and Republicans.

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House Approves Short-Term Bill to Avoid a Shutdown (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CBC Top StoriesSep 22, 2020
Trump executive order bans military, government contractors from some diversity training
U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday that he said would ban the military, government contractors and federal grantees from some diversity training.



BBC Front PageSep 22, 2020
Covid: Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures if new rules are flouted
Boris Johnson says "we must reserve the right to go further" with measures if virus cases keep rising.

ABC NewsSep 22, 2020
House passes short-term spending bill to avoid government shutdown
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin reached the deal Tuesday night to avoid a government shutdown. The bill heads to the Senate.

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House passes spending bill to avoid government shutdown, sends it to Senate (CNBC World News)

BBC Front PageSep 22, 2020
Is the world entering a new Cold War?
The recent US-China tensions were laid bare in speeches by Trump and Xi at the UN in New York.

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 22, 2020
UK PM calls for resolve to fight Covid over winter
But Boris Johnson warns the nation further measures may be necessary if the new rules are not followed.

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 22, 2020
Nike expects permanent shift to online sales
The sportswear giant has seen digital sales soar and says few customers will revert back to stores.

CNN WorldSep 22, 2020
Japan's hafu stars are celebrated. But some mixed-race people say they feel like foreigners in their own country
"Excuse me, are you hafu?" the taxi driver asked.

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The Green Party's Biggest Fan? In Some States, It's the G.O.P. (NYTimes Global)

FT.com - EuropeSep 22, 2020
Online sales surge sends Nike shares to record high
Sportswear group finds ecommerce makes up for lower foot traffic at reopened stores

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 22, 2020
Australia whale stranding: 470 animals now beached in Tasmania record
Australian rescuers find more beached whales during a large rescue effort, but fear many are dead.

CNBC World NewsSep 22, 2020
Tesla CEO Elon Musk touts new battery tech that could lower prices, offers new 2020 delivery guidance
During the "battery day" portion of the presentation, Tesla confirmed that it is making its own battery cells at a facility in Fremont.

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Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready 'in about three years' (BBC Front Page)

BBC Front PageSep 22, 2020
Pascale Ferrier: White House ricin package suspect in court
Pascale Ferrier, a Canadian computer programmer, is also accused of mailing poison to Texas authorities.

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White House Attacks Former Pence Aide Who Endorsed Biden (Int'l Herald Tribune)

FT.com - EuropeSep 22, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Pandemic will destroy 100m jobs worldwide, UN group says
Conservatives see a chance to cement majority following Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
Biden and Trump Tied in Key State of Iowa, Gender Divide Widest of All Time
Trump holds a 21 percent advantage over Biden among Iowa men, 57 to 36 percent. But Biden holds a 20 percent lead over Trump among women voters, 57 to 37 percent.

ABC NewsSep 22, 2020
Australian rescuers save 25 of 270 stranded whales so far
Officials say around one third of an estimated 270 pilot whales that became stranded on Australia's island state of Tasmania have died, with rescuers managing to return 25 to the sea in an ongoing operation

NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
‘The Time Has Come': Barbados Casts Off the Queen as Head of State, and Others May Follow
The Black Lives Matter movement has revived a simmering debate about the legacy of colonialism, potentially inspiring change in other Caribbean countries.

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
Trump Promotes 'Very Safe' Rallies As Experts Predict 378K U.S. COVID Deaths in 2020
"My supporters are very smart," President Donald Trump said. "A lot of them wear masks and some don't."

BBC Front PageSep 22, 2020
Six African heritage sites under threat from climate change
A recent study warns that without intervention many of the continent's ancient sites could be lost.

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
Donald Trump Announces Ban on 'Sex and Race-Based Ideologies' Extends to Companies With Government Contracts
"Americans should be taught to take PRIDE in our Great Country," President Donald Trump tweeted, "and if you don't, there's nothing in it for you!"

NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
Trump's Motto: Your Money or Your Life
The president claims you have to make a choice, but you don't.

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
LSU Was the Donald Trump of College Football in 2019, Now They Both Want More in 2020
There are many similarities to LSU's title run in 2019 and Trump's 2016 presidential election. Now, they both want to continue their winning streaks in the Fall of 2020.

ABC NewsSep 22, 2020
As nation surpasses 200,000 deaths, Trump keeps downplaying coronavirus
President Donald Trump has bucked public health experts' warnings about the coronavirus virus at an increasing clip, as he fights for reelection.

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 22, 2020
China, in Pointed Message to U.S., Tightens Its Climate Targets
President Xi Jinping pledged, among other goals, to achieve "carbon neutrality by 2060." It was China's boldest promise yet on climate change.

NPR Headline NewsSep 22, 2020
Death Toll From COVID-19 In The U.S. Surpasses 200,000
The U.S. has hit another grim milestone in the pandemic. As of Tuesday, 200,000 people in the country have died because of coronavirus, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University.

ABC NewsSep 22, 2020
State warns of 'alarming' rise in COVID-19 cases, particularly among young people
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency Tuesday amid an "alarming" increase in COVID-19 cases after college campuses opened.

ABC NewsSep 22, 2020
Fact check: Trump's claim about whether coronavirus affects young people
The president claimed at a campaign rally on Monday night that the novel coronavirus "affects virtually nobody" younger than 18.

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
Boris Johnson Tells U.K. to 'Summon Discipline' as COVID 'Second Wave' Grows
Boris Johnson said that these new restrictions could last six months through winter until a vaccine is approved and deployed across the country.

CNBC World NewsSep 22, 2020
S&P 500 rises for the first time in five days, Amazon up 4%
Stocks rose on Tuesday, recovering some of the steep losses from the previous session, as Amazon led shares of Big Tech higher.

NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
‘It affects virtually nobody,' Trump says, minimizing the effect of the coronavirus on young people as U.S. death toll hits 200,000.


Int'l Herald TribuneSep 22, 2020
Cindy McCain Endorses Biden, Citing Trump's Disparagement of Troops
The widow of Senator John McCain praised Joe Biden's "character and integrity" and noted that both he and her family had children who had served in the military.

CBC Top StoriesSep 22, 2020
Former prime minister John Turner to be honoured with state funeral Oct. 6
A state funeral will be held on Oct. 6 to honour former prime minister John Turner, who died on Sept. 19 at the age of 91.



BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 22, 2020
UK sends US evidence on Islamic State 'Beatles'
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of killing Western hostages in Iraq and Syria.

NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
A Divided America Is a National Security Threat
Political polarization is a "force multiplier" that deepens other threats and cripples our ability to combat them.

NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
The Russian Trolls Have a Simpler Job Today. Quote Trump.
As part of their attempt to interfere with the 2020 election, Russians are grabbing screenshots of President Trump's tweets, or quoting his own misleading statements, analysts and officials say.

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 22, 2020
Why the case of a maid who battled a millionaire has gripped Singapore
The case described by some as a "David versus Goliath battle" has stirred up debate in Singapore.

NewsweekSep 22, 2020
Donald Trump Leading Joe Biden in Just 1 of Over 60 National Polls Conducted So Far This Month
President Donald Trump leads Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in a single poll, out of more than 60 conducted during September, while he was ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in more than a dozen polls at the same point in 2016.

BBC Front PageSep 22, 2020
The Papers: 'Rule of six months' and second lockdown warning
Wednesday's papers focus on Boris Johnson's TV broadcast about the latest coronavirus measures.

NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
City in California Reaches $4 Million Settlement in Fatal Police Shooting
Miles Hall, 23, was killed after his family called the police in Walnut Creek as he was experiencing a mental health crisis.

NPR Topics: NewsSep 22, 2020
'Hamilton' Cast Reimagines Their Show's Lyrics To Promote Voter Registration Day
The performance was part of a virtual voter turnout event hosted by former first lady Michelle Obama and the nonprofit "When We All Vote."

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 22, 2020
America's Tech Billionaires Could Help Protect the Election. If They Wanted To.
The most patriotic thing that companies could do is make democracy work better.

NPR Headline NewsSep 22, 2020
What A Supreme Court Vacancy Might Mean For Abortion Cases
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Mary Ziegler, a law professor at Florida State University, about how the death of Justice Ginsburg could impact the remaining abortion cases headed to the Supreme Court.

NPR Headline NewsSep 22, 2020
Why Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Need Large Numbers Of Volunteers
Over 100,000 people worldwide are taking part in coronavirus vaccine trials. NPR answers common questions, such as why so many people are needed and what it means to say a vaccine works.

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Scientists call for clarity on AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine trial (FT.com - Europe)
Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Could Suffer From Shortcuts (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CBC Top StoriesSep 22, 2020
COVID-19 limits possibilities for former prime minister John Turner's state funeral
Planning for a state funeral for former prime minister John Turner is proceeding in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, as his family and the government decide how to honour his public life while public events are restricted.



NYTimes GlobalSep 22, 2020
For Young People's Sexual Health, the Pandemic Changes the Game
The pandemic may offer opportunities to help adolescents and young adults make good decisions regarding sexual and social behavior.

BBC Front PageSep 22, 2020
'Lack of investment' behind delayed court cases
Court cases face serious delays in the UK and lawyers say more investment in technology would help.

CBC Top StoriesSep 22, 2020
California wildfire threatens over 1,000 homes
A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West battled dozens of other major blazes in California.



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Enormous California wildfire threatens desert homes near LA (ABC News)

CNN WorldSep 17, 2020
UN welcomes Libyan Prime Minister's decision to step down
The United Nations welcomes the decision by Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister to step down by the end of October, a UN statement released Thursday said.

NPR Headline NewsSep 16, 2020
How Police Misconduct Affects Cities And Taxpayers Financially
Settlements for police misconduct can range from multimillion-dollar payouts to far less. But the financial impact of police misconduct on cities and taxpayers is often overlooked.

MSNBC Int'l NewsSep 14, 2020
Israel goes into second nationwide Covid-19 lockdown
Coronavirus cases are spiking in Central Europe and Israel is going into its second lockdown. NBC News' Raf Sanchez reports on Israel's strict rules and regulations.
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