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US budget deficit climbs to record $2.81 trillion
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year, exceeding any on record, the Treasury Department said Wednesday. The...
reddit | World | 19 mins ago
 
Group accused of attacking Chili's hostess over coronavirus dining rules, BRPD says
Police are investigating a recent incident at a Baton Rouge Chili's restaurant in which a group of people allegedly attacked the restaurant's teenage hostess because their party was too big
reddit | World | 26 mins ago
 
Investigation underway after Air Force helicopter shot at from the ground in Virginia
Crewmember sustained 'non-life threatening injures' and was released later on Monday
independent | World | 37 mins ago
 
Biden has 71% chance of winning 2020 election against Trump, poll says
Wednesday’s poll is the first published by FiveThirtyEight since Kamala Harris was chosen as Joe Biden’s running mate
independent | World | 39 mins ago
 
Stephen F. Williams, longtime federal appeals judge in D.C., dies of coronavirus at 83
Williams was known for expertise in economics law and down-to-earth manner.
reddit | World | 41 mins ago
 
'I can already hear the whining': Florida Sheriff bans deputies and visitors from wearing face masks
Decision comes as state records its highest single-day number of coronavirus-related deaths
independent | World | 59 mins ago
 
1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing loses appeal
One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn’t kill the girl has lost an appeal
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Ousted expert on Florida's Covid plan: 'They're not listening to the scientists'
After she refused to manipulate virus data, Rebekah Jones was fired – and subjected to vicious criticism from the governor. But, she says, she won’t be silenced
theguardian | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Idaho Lawmaker: "Listening To Experts Is An Elitist Approach" To Coronavirus Restrictions
A group of Idaho lawmakers is pushing a bill that would strip the power of public health districts to close schools during an emergency or mandate masks to
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Beirut blast: WHO warns dozens of health facilities 'non-functional'
Of 55 health facilities assessed by the World Health Organization, half are "non-functional".
bbc | World | 1 hrs ago
 
DHS investigating after Tennessee trooper accused of ripping mask off civilian's face
A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper is being investigated after a video appears to show him ripping the mask off a civilian at the Capitol.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Military helicopter shot at over Virginia, injuring a crew member
A US Air Force helicopter was shot at near Manassas, Virginia, on Monday injuring one of two pilots on board, according to an Air Force official.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Cannon Hinnant: Boy, 5, shot dead by neighbour while cycling in his yard
Man who shot the boy was neighbour and friend of the family
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Police officers set dog on black man and say 'good boy, good boy' as it bites his leg
‘I’m on the ground, why are you biting me?’ Jeffery Ryans shouted as he was attacked
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Dr Martens repays UK furlough cash after strong lockdown sales
Sales of footwear brand rose nearly 50% and group profits almost doubled
theguardian | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Mother shot during child's online Zoom lesson in Florida
‘I know that people hearing about this, reading about this, are going to be horrified,’ says Martin County sheriff William Snyder
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands if They Quit over Coronavirus Concerns
Contracts for many teachers say they'll have to pay their school districts if they quit over coronavirus concerns.
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Portland district attorney will stop prosecuting non-violent misdemeanors tied to protests
New policy will still allow for prosecution of those who commit violent crimes, property damage
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: Father and son of renowned medical family in Miami die of coronavirus after being hospitalised on same day
‘He really was the true definition of a hero. I knew that when Covid started, that he was going to be a hero’
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
What the scarf-mask tells us about fashion in the new normal
As seen on everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker to Amber Heard, this aesthetic and virus-preventing statement is a win-win
theguardian | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Prove Mickey Mouse did not sign Kanye West's ballot petition, say singer's lawyers
‘Complainants are continuing this marginalisation simply because Mr West’s views and perspectives do not conform with theirs’
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
The nation wanted to eat out again. Everyone has paid the price.
Governments and restaurant owners wanted to get back to business. But bars and restaurants have become a focal point for clusters of COVID infections.
reddit | World | 2 hrs ago
 
UK's poorest 'skip meals and go hungry' during coronavirus crisis
FSA report finds food insecurity has shot up, bringing risk of malnutrition and obesity
theguardian | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Three men charged with threatening R Kelly accusers
Man suspected of setting fire to care in Florida among trio charged by US federal prosecutors in singer’s sexual abuse case
theguardian | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Beirut blast: The other countries with dangerous dumps of explosives
The blast in Beirut is a reminder that tonnes of dangerous materials are being stored in several countries.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
 
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