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Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown, schools, work resume

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a surge in coronavirus cases, allowing most children to return to school from next month and sending more than 125,000 people back to work. Melbourne and surrounding parts of rural Victoria state were placed under strict “Level 4” lockdowns on Aug. 2, shuttering schools and non-essential businesses, imposing a nighttime curfew and prohibiting public gatherings. The restrictions were scheduled to b...
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Tucker Carlson says 'every story' about Jacob Blake and George Floyd is a lie, the same day a federal judge wrote that viewers don't take Carlson's statements seriously

Carlson's allegations of dishonesty came after Fox News argued in court that he's prone to hyperbole, exaggeration, and "loose, figurative" language.
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Opinion: The Big 12 is in big trouble and other takeaways from college football's Week 4

Oklahoma's loss and Texas' less-than-impressive win Saturday are not promising signs for the Big 12 as it hopes to get a College Football Playoff bid.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tucker Carlson says 'every story' about Jacob Blake and George Floyd is a lie, the same day a federal judge wrote that viewers don't take Carlson's statements seriously

Tucker Carlson. Associated Press Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Thursday that "every story" told of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Jacob Blake, and other victims of police brutality is "at its core" a lie. His remarks came on the same day that a federal judge dismissed a defamation case against Fox News, arguing that nobody takes Carlson seriously. Carlson made several claims about Floyd and Blake that omitted certain details. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On the sa...
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Miami-Dade announces new safety changes as county enters Phase 3. Here is how it affects you

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced how Phase 3, enacted by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, will affect the county. Bars and nightclubs can reopen.
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Trump boasts at Pennsylvania rally that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will defend 'God-given rights'

Donald Trump traveled to battleground Pennsylvania for a campaign rally after formally choosing Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for Supreme Court.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Global report: Colombia and Argentina pass major milestones as Covid grips Americas

Colombia tops 800,000 cases, Argentina passes 700,000; France reports 14,000 new cases; Australian state of Victoria lifts curfewCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus cases in Colombia, which is nearly a month into a national reopening after a long quarantine, have passed 800,000, while in Argentina infections passed 700,000, as the pandemic continues to grip the Americas.Colombia has 806,038 confirmed cases of the virus, the health ministry said on Saturday, wi...
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Coronavirus live updates: global death toll nears 1m, Australian state of Victoria eases some restrictions

France records more than 14,000 new Covid cases; Colombia passes 800,000 infections; Saudi Arabia plans to resume tourist visas by early 2021. Follow latest updatesBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measures Australia: ‘We should not pretend everybody is suffering equally’ Ex-care home bosses charged over dozens of Covid deaths in MassachusettsWhy dogs might be a Covid tester’s best friendSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.24am BST On the 127,000 people returning to work: ...
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Feminist trailblazer Susan Ryan remembered as a 'champion for justice' in Australia

Labor MPs and others across the political spectrum pay tribute to the woman behind the Sex Discrimination Act, who has died aged 77 • Campaigner against discrimination was pivotal in passing key lawsAustralian political figures have paid tribute to the pioneering former Labor senator Susan Ryan, after her death was reported on Sunday, praising her efforts to achieve equality and declaring that the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 would stand as her legacy.The Labor leader, Anthony Albanese, said Ryan...
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BLM Group Gathers Early At Capitol For Breonna Taylor; Another Group Protests Saturday Evening

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Prince Charles: A million young people need help

The coronavirus pandemic means it is a "particularly difficult time to be young", says Prince Charles.
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Covid-19: Prince Charles highlights coronavirus impact on young people

The coronavirus pandemic means it is a "particularly difficult time to be young", says Prince Charles.
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Greece warms to EU asylum pact but refugee groups rage

Greece's government has cautiously welcomed a plan from Brussels to reform the EU's shaky asylum system, but charity groups working with refugees on the ground have blasted a continued "outrageous containment policy".
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Taxpayers Hit With $300 Million Tab For Ads Spreading Positive Spin On COVID: Report

The ad campaign reportedly touts the "new normal" even as American COVID death toll soars past 200,000.
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PG&E Will Shutoff Power For 16 Counties In 2 Phases Beginning Saturday Night

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) — About 89,000 customers in 16 counties will have their power shut off this weekend as part of a two-phase Public Safety Power Shutoff beginning at midnight, Pacific Gas & Electric said on Saturday. PG&E said it will initially shut off power to about 15,000 customers in Butte, Plumas, Shasta and Tehema counties starting midnight Saturday. Power will be shut off to another 74,000 customers in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Kern, Lake, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Son...
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Let students go home for Christmas - Labour

The party says it wants a guarantee from ministers as thousands of young people remain in campus lockdowns.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Let students go home for Christmas, says Labour

The party says it wants a guarantee from ministers as thousands of young people remain in campus lockdowns.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Students must be allowed home at Christmas - Labour

Labour says students must be able to leave for the holiday as thousands remain in campus lockdowns.
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Susan Ryan, pioneering Labor senator and campaigner on discrimination, dies aged 77

As a member of the Hawke government, Ryan was pivotal in passing key legislation to protect women from harassment and workplace discriminationSusan Ryan, the pioneering Labor senator who helped pass landmark laws to protect women from workplace discrimination, has died. She was 77.A prominent feminist and human rights campaigner, Ryan was pivotal in the passage of the Sex Discrimination Act and Equal Employment Opportunity and the Affirmative Action Act. Continue reading...
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Police Searching For Serial Vehicle Vandal In Modesto

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New US threats to Iraq widen rifts, leave PM exposed

Enraged by near-daily attacks on its interests in Iraq, Washington has threatened to close its embassy in Baghdad, in a blow to a premier seen as a bulwark against Iran.
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The Senate could confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court just days before Election Day, with hearings beginning Oct. 12

Sen. Lindsey Graham said the Senate Judiciary Committee could clear Barrett's nomination by Oct. 26, leaving the Senate days to vote before Nov. 3.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Australia's Victoria state to ease COVID-19 restrictions as cases slow

Victoria, Australia's second most populous state and the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 outbreak, will accelerate the easing of social distancing restrictions as infections slow to fewer than 20 cases a day, its premier said on Sunday. Victoria, which reported 16 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, has placed nearly 5 million residents of its capital Melbourne under one of the world's most stringent lockdowns since early August. With cases well below the record one-day high of more than ...
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The Hestan Cue takes all the guesswork and culinary disasters out of cooking

We all have visions of cooking cool, elaborate meals. Unfortunately, those visions often die after we absolutely butcher a few. We've all been there. Overcooked steaks. Undercooked poultry. A main course sits because we totally mistimed a side. There are any number of ways to well and truly murder a well-intentioned meal. — Read the rest
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Momentum drains from West African common currency plans

Hopes raised by West African leaders of finally launching this year their "Eco" common currency, in the pipeline for three decades, have faded as the coronavirus crisis and squabbling over severing the remaining monetary ties to former colonial ruler France snarl progress.
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Paris to commemorate female slave rebellion figure

A statue will honour Solitude, a black woman involved in a 1802 uprising in the French West Indies.
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France racism: Paris to commemorate slave rebellion figure

A statue will honour Solitude, a black woman involved in a 1802 uprising in the French West Indies.
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Duke University names building after a Black woman for the first time in campus history

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke is the first Black woman to have a campus building named for her.
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How weaponizing outrage paid off for the GOP

President Donald Trump seems intent on sowing doubt over the election results, creating a pathway to contest the results and remain in power even if he loses, writes Julian Zelizer.
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How weaponizing outrage paid off for GOP

President Donald Trump seems intent on sowing doubt over the election results, creating a pathway to contest the results and remain in power even if he loses.
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