Rays revenge home run knocks off Yankees in winner-take-all Game 5, Tampa Bay returns to ALCS for first time since 2008

Michael Brosseau's home run in the eighth inning lifts the Rays over the Yankees, 2-1, in ALDS Game 5. They face the Astros in the ALCS.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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China protests latest US Navy mission in South China Sea

China said it dispatched ships and planes to track the U.S. guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain as it passed near Chinese-held islands in the South China Sea. The People’s Liberation Army accused the U.S. warship of trespassing into Chinese territorial waters on Friday near the Paracel Islands — called Xisha by China — during the latest freedom of navigation missions by the U.S. Navy aimed at defying China's vast claims in the strategic waterway. Spokesperson for the PLA’s Southern Theater...
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Hurricane Delta made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 storm. Towns in its path are still reeling from recent Hurricane Laura.

Hurricane Delta is the 25th named storm of the 2020 hurricane season. That puts this year on track to have more named storms than any year on record.
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Federal judge blocks order limiting Texas ballot drop-off locations

A judge issued an order barring enforcement of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's proclamation that limited counties to one mail-in ballot drop-off location         [Author: Austin American-Statesman]
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Federal judge blocks Texas order limiting ballot drop-off sites to 1 per county

Abbott's Oct. 1 absentee voter proclamation, which he said was aimed at preventing election fraud, required the closure of more than a dozen satellite drop-off box locations in at least two counties. "These burdens fall disproportionately on voters who are elderly, disabled, or live in larger counties," Pitman, who sits in Austin, the state capital, wrote in his 46-page decision. Abbott's order was imposed after absentee voting in the state had begun for the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election, ...
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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in storm-battered Louisiana

The state is still recovering from the damage caused by another storm, Hurricane Laura, in August.
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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Order Limiting Ballot Drop-Off Sites

Texas Governor Gregg Abbot has tried limiting the number of absentee ballot drop-offs to just one per county.
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US election: The American suburban women leading a ‘wine-fueled rebellion’

A group of suburban women in Ohio is rallying voters to try and swing the election in November.
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UK recalls ambassador to Belarus amid unrest

Tensions are growing in Europe following a crackdown on protests against the country's president.
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Trump says he's been retested for Covid-19

President Donald Trump says that he's been retested for Covid-19 but the White House hasn't said if the test was negative.
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The plot to kidnap a governor is the latest in a string of serious right-wing violent threats or events the attorney general has been noticeably more circumspect about

The arrest of 13 men who allegedly plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is the latest in a string of right-wing alleged violent threats at a time Attorney General William Barr and President Donald Trump have sought to highlight alleged left-wing violence.
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Barr restrained on right-wing domestic terrorism

• New details emerge about plot to kidnap Michigan governor • Trump's law-and-order mantra goes missing in wake of domestic terror plot against Democratic governor
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Federal judge blocks Texas governor's directive limiting ballot drop boxes to one per county

A federal judge late Friday blocked Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's directive that limited ballot drop boxes to one per county.
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Daniel Andrews says it is 'unlikely' big steps will be taken to unwind Victoria's coronavirus restrictions

Victoria records 14 new Covid-19 infections, with three in NSW and one in QueenslandThe Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has confirmed authorities will ease restrictions in Melbourne in a week’s time, though the changes will be less expansive than previously hoped.Victoria recorded 14 new infections on Saturday, making it increasingly unlikely that Melbourne would hit a fortnightly average of five cases, the target for a wider reopening under the state government’s Covid-19 roadmap. Continue ...
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Amy Coney Barrett initially failed to disclose talks on Roe v. Wade hosted by anti-abortion groups on Senate paperwork

Judge Amy Coney Barrett initially failed to disclose two talks she gave in 2013 hosted by two anti-abortion student groups on paperwork provided to the Senate ahead of her confirmation hearing to become the next Supreme Court justice.
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Republicans start to distance from Trump

John Avlon writes that as Trump continues to badly trail in the polls and be marred by increasingly erratic, self-sabotaging behavior, there are signs that some Republicans -- like Arizona Sen. Martha McSally and Texas Sen. John Cornyn -- are beginning to distance themselves from him in a desperate attempt to avoid political doom. But for others it's just too late to have a conversion experience and credibly campaign as an independent-minded Republican. They worry they could lose the base wh...
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Princeton will drop President Woodrow Wilson and rename school after influential Black finance expert

History won't only be taught at Princeton University - it will be made. The Ivy League college is naming a residential college after Mellody Hobson, an influential finance expert who is an alumna and major donor to the school. She will be the first Black woman to have that honor in the Elizabeth, New Jersey-based school's 274-year history. Hobson College will be built on a site once named for ...
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, America's workforce has radically changed — and likely, for good. Now, almost 40 percent of Americans, almost 59 million workers, are freelancers.  And they aren't all just barely scraping by. Many are thriving. — Read the rest
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Michigan Gov Gretchen Whitmer was 'moved around' as FBI tracked militia 'plot'

A group of anti-lockdown activists allegedly planned to abduct Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
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Trump’s New Legacy: Biggest U.S. Trade Deficit In 14 Years

The president's much-touted tariffs haven't helped furious steelworkers hang on to their jobs.
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Jay-Z and Team Roc pay fees for those arrested in Wisconsin protests

Team Roc is the social justice arm of Roc Nation, Jay-Z's company.
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Sacramento City Unified Opens On-Campus Learning Hubs For Vulnerable Students

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in Louisiana on already battered coast; more than 300k power-outages reported

Delta made landfall Friday in Louisiana. The state is still reeling from Laura, which killed at least 26.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Federal judges rule in GOP's favor on Ohio ballot boxes

With early voting already underway in Ohio, a pingpong game in the courts over a one-per-county limit on the number of ballot drop boxes in the presidential battleground state turned back in the Republicans' favor Friday with a decision in a federal appellate court. A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approved Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose's request to put on hold a lower federal judge's decision to block his directive, which Democrats have argued would lim...
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What to stream this weekend: Netflix's 'The Forty-Year-Old Version,' 'Hubie Halloween'

New films are opting for streaming amid the pandemic. Out this weekend: Netflix's 'The Forty-Year-Old Version' and Adam Sandler's 'Hubie Halloween.'         [Author: USA TODAY]
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2 Bay Area teachers on leave after viral video surfaces: 'Kids are technologically illiterate'

"I was heartbroken...angry...upset...confused. I couldn't believe I heard that come out of a teacher's mouth."
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WME, Music Agent Brent Smith ‘Part Ways’ Following Investigation for Bullying

“Following an investigation based on complaints of bullying behavior by Brent Smith, WME and Brent have mutually decided to part ways,” the agency has announced. The news comes after Smith’s Sept. 22 suspension for “behavioral issues,” first reported by Deadline. Smith has represented a handful of high-profile musicians, including Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi, Childish […]
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Canal Floods Grass Valley Property, Water Company Won’t Pay $20,000 Claim

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Cook Islands' prime minister gives himself 17 portfolios

Mark Brown’s multiple ministries prompt opposition to suggest PM lacks confidence in his cabinetThe Cook Islands’ new prime minister has allocated himself 17 portfolios in the country’s government.Aside from the premiership, Mark Brown is the minister for foreign affairs, immigration, finance, energy and renewables, police, and telecommunications. He is also holds portfolio responsibilities for marine resources, seabed minerals and natural resources, superannuation, and the country’s outer islan...
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Texas court denies appeal from family to keep 10-month-old baby on ventilator

Nick Torres has been on life support since September 24.
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