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Task force warns of 'unrelenting, broad community spread' in the Midwest and West

Wednesday  22:30,   28 october 2020

The White House coronavirus task force's weekly state reports released to states on Tuesday and obtained by CNN show maps of critically, startlingly high numbers of new cases in the center of the United States, with some relief on the East and... >>>

In blue Northern Va., Democrats eye a mayoral seat long held by the GOP

Wednesday  22:30,   28 october 2020

Manassas Mayor Harry J. Parrish (R) is not seeking reelection and Democrats hope to win the seat for the first time in the city’s history. But Parrish, 70, is not seeking a third term next month — giving Democrats hope that they can finally take the >>>

Fact check: Thin Blue Line flag has taken a prominent place at Trump rallies

Wednesday  22:30,   28 october 2020

A Thin Blue Line flag was used as a backdrop for President Donald Trump’s Oct. 24 rally in Wisconsin.At issue: A Thin Blue Line flag that was prominently featured behind Trump at an Oct. 24 rally in Waukesha. The flag essentially is a... >>>

Gay couples race to wed over fears for future of same-sex marriage

Wednesday  22:30,   28 october 2020

The Supreme Court’s rightward tilt has some LGBTQ couples rushing to the altar.A number of couples are taking matters into their own hands and rushing to the altar for fear of this recently won right being chipped away at or even... >>>

Fact check: Post detailing 9 things women couldn't do before 1971 is mostly right

Wednesday  22:05,   28 october 2020

Some women could serve on juries, get an Ivy League education and take contraception before 1971. But access wasn't equal to those, or 6 other points.In fact, a viral Facebook post lists nine things a woman could not do in the United States in... >>>

Maryland man arrested after allegedly refusing to wear mask at polling place, sheriff says

Wednesday  22:05,   28 october 2020

Daniel Swain was charged with trespassing after allegedly refusing to wear a mask at a voting site and refusing to use the area for non-masked voters.Daniel Swain, 52, was charged Monday with violation of the Governor’s orders and trespassing charge >>>

3 men facing gun charges tied to extremism, possible list of targets: Official

Wednesday  22:05,   28 october 2020

The Justice Department has announced federal gun charges against three men that a senior law enforcement official told ABC News have alleged ties to an extremist group. Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza tweeted last week that she received a >>>

What happened to Trump's 'Opening Up America Again' task force?

Wednesday  22:05,   28 october 2020

"The cure cannot be worse than the disease. The United States will not be shut down again," a spokesperson for the White House told NBC News."I'm going to surround myself with the greatest minds," President Donald Trump said at a news conference... >>>

Walter Wallace Jr.: What we know about the Philadelphia Police shooting of 27-year-old Black man

Wednesday  22:05,   28 october 2020

Philadelphia Police shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man waving a knife on Monday afternoon as his mother watched nearby. Protests in the city have raged in the two nights since. © Courtesy Wallace family Walter Wallace, here with his mother, was >>>

Coronavirus in Nice: "The pressure is clearly mounting" observes the head of the intensive care unit at l'Archet hospital

Wednesday  21:25,   28 october 2020

The intensive care unit headed by Professor Dellamonica in Nice will devote itself entirely to patients with Covid-19 © CHU de Nice Professor Jean Dellamonica heads a resuscitation service now dedicated exclusively to Covid-19 patients SECOND WAVE... >>>

WNO pop-up opera truck delivers music to the public, but it’s not a perfect fit

Wednesday  21:15,   28 october 2020

For such an art form, the intrusion of the outside world — trains, planes and automobiles — feels especially cruel. Lately we’ve seen flatbeds rolling up to polling places carrying the precious cargo of DJs and Grammy-nominated Latin star Bad Bunny... >>>

Top Trump health official warns of 'draconian measures' if America doesn't mask up

Wednesday  21:15,   28 october 2020

In other coronavirus news: Trump sidelined experts early in pandemic, there are too many new cases in Philadelphia to track, and teens and tweens are volunteering for Covid-19 vaccine test trials.“We still can control this” by wearing masks, social... >>>

DOSB President Hörmann regrets temporary lockdown

Wednesday  21:00,   28 october 2020

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) and its President Alfons Hörmann regret "that this temporary lockdown, including a ban on amateur sports, has apparently become necessary." This was announced by Hörmann after the resolution of the 16... >>>

Judge says Texas mask mandate must extend to polling places

Wednesday  20:35,   28 october 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Texas' statewide mask mandate must include polling places, but election officials Wednesday did not rush to enforce the order that was handed down after more than 8 million people have already... >>>

FBI arrests five in U.S. accused of trying to coerce political dissenters to return to China

Wednesday  20:35,   28 october 2020

A note left on the door of one victim read, "If you are willing to go back to mainland and spend 10 years in prison, your wife and children will be all right."Federal prosecutors said the five, plus three others in China, were part of an... >>>