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With seven weeks to go, Biden finds resistance from swing voters who think he's too liberal. Trump needs to motivate supporters uncertain about voting. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is by far the loser.
Joe Biden’s vast media cheering squad claims the ex-veep has an all-star team of experts ready to take over and vanquish the novel coronavirus. In truth, those experts would undermine the one thing this nation needs to resume normal life: a vaccine soon. They’d also revive the Obama-era idea of making people 65 and over... New York Post
VOA VIEW: America cannot allow the left to win.
The Kenosha riots over the police shooting of Jacob Blake have caused more than $11 million in damage, according to the chief of the city’s fire department. Chief Charles Leipzig told the Police and Fire Commission Tuesday about two dozen fires destroyed multiple businesses over the span of a few days immediately following the Aug.... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Thanks to liberal Dems.
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Watching the historic agreement normalizing relations between Israel and two Arab states at the White House — an event neither I nor anyone else who has watched the Middle East closely for the past half-century ever really thought would happen — I had to acknowledge to myself how wrong I had been. New York Post
But the changes could backfire, experts say, pushing more insurers to stop offering coverage in areas where fire risk is rising because of climate change. New York Times
Catholic voters have an opportunity in November to help elect only the second Catholic president in U.S. history in former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, but already the more devout followers are lining up behind President Trump. Gone are the days when nearly 80% of Catholic voters united to push ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden can't count on any group other than fascists'.
Comedian Chris Rock says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats dropped the ball on the coronavirus pandemic by focusing on impeachment proceedings against President Trump. The "Fargo" television series star spoke to The New York Times for a wide-ranging interview this week when the conversation turned to ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
Nearly 40,000 pounds of marijuana have been seized by the government. ABC
It’s a close contest in Wisconsin heading into the final seven weeks of the 2020 presidential campaign, according to a pair of new ABC News/Washington Post polls. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is losing.
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Police are hunting for a gunman following a shooting incident in Virginia when a police car was hit three times with gunfire. ABC
India’s confirmed coronavirus infections have passed 5 million and are still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished villages ABC
Health and Human Services official Michael Caputo to take leave of absence after online video accusing CDC of "sedition." ABC
The president contradicted CDC Director Robert Redfield's timeline for a vaccine. Redfield said a vaccine would not be widely available until the second or third quarter of 2021. CBS
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
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The storm is decimating an area from west of Tallahassee, Florida, to Mobile Bay, Alabama. CBS
He said he had spoken to his legal team about whether he'd have the authority to impose a national mask mandate if necessary. CBS
VOA VIEW: Wrong as usual.
Interest rates are expected to stay low for years as the U.S. economy struggles to recover from coronavirus hit. CBS
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The coronavirus pandemic forced the Supreme Court to close its doors and alter the way the justices hear arguments. CBS
The coronavirus stimulus measure may not get support in the Democratic-held House, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushes for a comprehensive relief bill. CNBC
VOA VIEW: There should be no money for anything outside covid -19
Airline executives and labor unions again appealed to lawmakers and the Trump administration for $25 billion in additional aid to preserve jobs with more than 30,000 jobs on the line. CNBC
Google is expanding its moderation system for internal message boards as it tries to appease employees' desire for transparency and open dialogue while still cracking down on divisive distractions, as staffers work from home through summer 2021. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Google cannot be trusted.
"We're going to try to give guidance to screening, particularly in K-12s and universities, but it's also going to have a role in businesses and also entertainment activity, like sports," CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said. CNBC
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci praised how Vermont has handled the coronavirus pandemic and said that a national mask mandate "probably would not work" in the US. CNN
Student groups and state politicians are criticizing the University of Georgia for not allowing in-person voting on campus this fall. CNN
VOA VIEW: Crazy - it makes no sense.
Attorney General William Barr expressed frustration with some local and state prosecutors' handling of riot-related crimes, telling top Justice Department prosecutors that he wants them to be aggressive in bringing charges related to protest violence, including exploring using a rarely used sedition law, according to a person familiar with the matter. CNN
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President Donald Trump's call for "higher numbers" amid an impasse over a new coronavirus stimulus has upended a GOP effort to unite against Democrats pushing for a larger aid package. CNN
VOA VIEW: Trump should not blink to Pelosi.
President Trump said Wednesday he was "not going to be happy" if the viral video app TikTok continues to be majority-owned by ByteDance, its Chinese parent company. CNN
VOA VIEW: Trump should dump TikTok.
A controversial statue of a Navy sailor kissing a dental assistant to celebrate the Allies' World War II victory over Japan will remain on display in a Florida city where officials had considered removing it. FOX News
The two high school football players in Ohio who were suspended after they carried "thin blue line" and "thin red line" flags across the field on Sept. 11 in defiance of school orders said they think they “did the right thing.” FOX News
VOA VIEW: Good for the teens.
Teddy rapidly intensified into a hurricane Wednesday and forecasters expect the storm to reach major status in the coming days. UPI
A United Nations mission on Wednesday blamed the Venezuelan government for extrajudicial executions, kidnappings, arbitrary detentions and torture of residents since 2014. UPI
Consumer spending in the United States rose during August, which was the fourth straight month spending increased, government figures showed Wednesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems don't like positive news.
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