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Facebook paused efforts to redirect QAnon searches to fact-checks after a glitch showed people information about the conspiracy theory even when they weren't looking for it

QAnon supporters have appeared frequently at President Donald Trump's campaign rallies. Rick Loomis/Getty Images Facebook is pausing efforts to redirect people to fact-checks about QAnon after a "glitch" accidentally redirected users who weren't looking for the conspiracy theory, the company said Wednesday. Facebook said its "redirect initiative" would "direct people to resources that can help inform them of the realities of QAnon and its ties to violence and real world harm." The init...
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Voting across the US live updates: Iran sent email threats, DNI says; 75K vote on first day in Wisconsin; Mississippi offers curbside voting

Mississippi OKs curbside voting for those with COVID symptoms. Many Wisconsin county ballots have printing error. Latest news on voting around U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Gov. Newsom sued by 2 CA lawmakers over executive order

Two Republican state lawmakers are suing Gov. Gavin Newsom over the way he handled election preparations during the pandemic. They are suing over an executive order that changed the way Californians vote on Election Day, arguing the governor is abusing his power and making decisions that should be voted on by the legislature. Take a look at the video above to see the arguments the judge is now weighing in a case that could change the way governors respond during an emergency.
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October 21 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Dolphins bring Malik McDowell in for a tryout

The Miami Dolphins are bringing in former second-round pick Malik McDowell for a tryout, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com. McDowell has never played a single snap of football in the NFL - preseason or regular season - since being select
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Alabama Can Ban Curbside Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Supreme Court Says

“The severity of the COVID–19 pandemic should, by now, need no elaboration,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent.
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Alabama Can Ban Curbside Voting Amid Pandemic, Supreme Court Says

“The severity of the COVID–19 pandemic should, by now, need no elaboration,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent.
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Supreme Court Says Alabama Can Ban Curbside Voting Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

“The severity of the COVID–19 pandemic should, by now, need no elaboration,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent.
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Mom Of Elk Grove Boy, 14, Killed In Bike Crash Calls Death Preventable

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What it's like to travel from the US to Hong Kong

A few months ago, I boarded a plane from New York City (where I was visiting my partner and siblings) to Hong Kong (where I'm from).
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What it's like to travel from the US to Hong Kong right now

In August 2020, Karina Tsui traveled back from New York to her native Hong Kong, where she had to quarantine in a hotel for two weeks. Here's what went down.
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, US, Cnn, Karina Tsui


NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy lands safely after six-month space trip

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, along with Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, have returned safely to Earth after a six-month stay on the ISS.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Chris Cassidy, Anatoly Ivanishin, Ivan Vagner, Breakingtwitter, Expedition 63


Bitcoin prices surge after Paypal jumps into the cryptocurrency business

PayPal is launching its own cryptocurrency service, allowing people to buy, hold and sell digital currency on its site and applications.
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US Election 2020: Trump and Obama lock horns in rival rallies

Mr Obama liken his successor to a "crazy uncle", while Mr Trump mocks his old adversary.
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Report: LSU bans Odell Beckham Jr. and self-imposes penalties as NCAA investigates rules violations

Louisiana State University is self-imposing penalties on its football program as the NCAA investigates the team for rules violations, according to a report in Sports Illustrated.
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CNN skips FBI news conference revealing Iran, Russia's attempts to interfere with 2020 election

CNN may bill itself as a 24-hour news network but it chose not to bother with the breaking news coming from the FBI news conference...
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Flooding and crop devastation predicted as 'severe weather' set to pummel eastern Australia

Storms over coming week forecast to peak on Saturday with ‘very heavy rainfall, damaging winds and large hail’Dangerous thunderstorms are set to cause large hail and flash flooding, destroy crops and drive deadly spiders into homes across large swathes of eastern Australia over the next week.Triggered by a low pressure system forming over the southern centre of the country and a trough across eastern Australia, the hazardous weather will escalate when the two systems combine on Friday, with the ...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Australia Weather, La Niña


Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’: Producer Ryan Ulyate on Unsealing the Petty Vaults

It’s good to be keeper of the Tom Petty vaults, Ryan Ulyate has found. Just three years on from the musician’s 2017 death, it seems as if there might still be enough material left behind to keep Ulyate and Petty fans occupied for many more years to come, should his estate will it. For now, […]
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Senate Republicans defend Barrett against new report

Senate Republicans are defending Judge Amy Coney Barrett a day before her Senate Judiciary Committee vote against Democratic criticism of her record and a new report from the Associated Press that highlights her previous position on the board of an private Christian school system that the AP reports has anti-LGBTQ policies.
Tags: News, Senate, Ap, Stories, Associated Press, Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett, Amy Coney Barrett


Coronavirus updates: Puerto Rico closes 911 centers amid outbreak; New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in quarantine; CDC redefines close contact

Health experts urge Idaho governor to take action amid spike. New Orleans Saints to host 3,000 fans. Target to give employee bonuses. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Cdc, New Orleans Saints, Idaho, New Jersey, Usa Today, Puerto Rico, Phil Murphy


FDA should 'under no circumstances' fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine, says patient safety group

Heather Lieberman (L), 28, receives a COVID-19 vaccination from Yaquelin De La Cruz at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13, 2020. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images "[U]nder no circumstances" should US authorities approve a COVID-19 vaccine without six months of follow-up data on participants in clinical trials, a patient safety nonprofit said Wednesday. Earlier this month, the FDA issued safety guidelines that say vaccine makers should follow clinical tria...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Getty Images, Fda, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, US Food and Drug Administration, Hollywood Florida, L, ECRI, Chandan Khanna, Schabacker


Senate Republicans defend Barrett against new report highlighting her time on board of school system that reportedly has anti-LGBTQ policies

Senate Republicans are defending Judge Amy Coney Barrett a day before her Senate Judiciary Committee vote against Democratic criticism of her record and a new report from the Associated Press that highlights her previous position on the board of an private Christian school system that the AP reports has anti-LGBTQ policies.
Tags: Senate, Ap, Cnn, Associated Press, Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett, Amy Coney Barrett


Coronavirus live news: Germany sees 10,000 daily cases for first time as France infections top 1m

Spain becomes first western European country to pass 1m cases; Rome among latest to bring in curfew; German health minister has Covid-19. Follow the latest updatesNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m cases300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsWomen aged 50-60 at greatest risk of ‘long Covid’, experts suggestSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.17am BST France has become the second country in...
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Obama Slams Trump’s ‘Crazy Uncle’ Behavior In Searing Rebuke Of President’s Character

The former president said his successor emboldens people to be cruel, divisive and racist.
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The Aftermath-What Happened To Ryan Fitzpatrick?

The Aftermath-What Happened To Ryan Fitzpatrick? The past day and a half has been a whirlwind for the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins coaches and players have had to deal with criticism and commentary from both fans and both the local and nati
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Court Orders State To Release Or Transfer 1,100 San Quentin Inmates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — A California appeals court has ordered state corrections officials to cut the population of one of the world’s most famous prisons to less than half of its designed capacity, citing officials’ “deliberate indifference” to the plight of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic. State prison officials are still deciding whether to appeal the order, which would force them to parole or transfer about 1,100 inmates serving time in San Quentin State Prison north of San F...
Tags: News, California, Sacramento, San Francisco, Cbs, University Of California, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, State, San Francisco California, Marin County, San Quentin State Prison, Sacramento Calif, San Quentin, Simas, Dana Simas


A revolution is sweeping through Japan's Takarazuka Music School

This month the school scrapped several longstanding and unwritten rules that governed the behaviour of students for decadesFor more than a century the Takarazuka Music School has transformed thousands of young women from unpolished amateurs into accomplished singers, dancers and actors who perform to sell-out audiences with kitsch adaptations of everything from Japanese manga to classic western novels.But the school, based in the Japanese hot spring resort from which it takes its name, is not ju...
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James Randi, Famed Magician And Skeptic, Dies At 92

The Amazing Randi challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers as the country’s foremost skeptic.
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Famed Magician And Skeptic James Randi Dies

The Amazing Randi challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers as the country’s foremost skeptic.
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The first space station crew to launch during a pandemic has returned to Earth

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner returned to Earth on Wednesday, October 21. They were the first crew to launch to the space station during a pandemic.
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