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The mayor of a city in southwestern Louisiana that's still cleaning up from devastation from Hurricane Laura urged residents on Thursday they should get out while there's still time as the next storm bears down. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Twice is not good.
Agudath Israel of America and some of its Big Apple affiliates argue that the new COVID measures violate their constitutional right to free exercise of religion, a Brooklyn Federal lawsuit from Thursday claims. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Good and righteous.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her team is “going to be talking about the 25th Amendment” on Friday — the latest in a long line of nutty Democratic fantasies of getting rid of President Trump. Pelosi, who hasn’t actually talked to the prez in months, claims to think he’s mentally off thanks to his COVID-19... New York Post
VOA VIEW: An idiotic move that will do nothing.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday revealed that he stopped going to the White House two months ago because of how officials there are handling coronavirus safety protocols. The top Republican in Congress, who regularly wears a mask in public, told reporters that while he speaks to President Trump on the phone “a lot,”... New York Post
The experimental treatment for the coronavirus that President Trump took last week and which he has been touting as a miracle “cure” was developed using cells originally derived from fetal tissue, according to new reports. The president was administered Regeneron’s cocktail of monoclonal antibodies — essentially man-made proteins that act like those naturally produced by... New York Post
VOA VIEW: So, if it works good.
He’ll let you know his plan for the Supreme Court — after you’ve cast your vote. Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Thursday continued to dodge questions over whether he supported packing the Supreme Court with more than nine justices, saying the American public will know his opinion after the election. “You’ll know my opinion on... New York Post
VOA VIEW: If he doesn't win, no one will care.
Authorities charged 13 men, some of whom were accused of plotting to storm the State Capitol building and planning to start a civil war. New York Times
With a non-stop onslaught of severe storms, wildfires and hurricanes, 2020 has been a calamitous year for weather in the US.
VOA VIEW: Be safe and take care.
Sanctions unveiled Thursday by the U.S. Treasury Department target Iran's financial sector. While some Iranian-Americans support Donald Trump, others are fed up.
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Sports was supposed to come back to huge TV numbers, but most leagues have seen decreases. And there's no evidence protesting athletes plays a role.
VOA VIEW: Sports are losing big and will lose more.
Sending a 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to stand trial in Wisconsin would "turn him over to the mob," defense attorneys argued in court records Thursday. Kyle Rittenhouse was arrested at his home in Antioch, Illinois, ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The biggest problems are the left wing radicals.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Jamie Raskin are set to announce a bill Friday that will open a committee on "Presidential Capacity" with an eye toward using the 25th Amendment to replace President Trump. "The legislation will create the Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dumb and foolish - will go nowhere.
GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn, who attended the White House Rose Garden event two weekends ago, on Thursday defended her decision not to wear a mask on ABC's "The View." ABC
VOA VIEW: Each person must take responsibility for their own actions.
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President Donald Trump insulted Sen. Kamala Harris as a "monster" and a "communist" in a Fox Business interview the morning after the vice presidential debate. ABC
VOA VIEW: Harris is worse than a monster, she is an idiot.
A decade ago, Arizona was known as the epicenter of the Republican push against illegal immigration ABC
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought.
The layoffs have been at historic highs for months now. ABC
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday threw cold water on the prospects for a standalone relief bill for airlines the White House wanted. ABC
VOA VIEW: Pelosi wants to bail out Dem cities and states.
Pubs and restaurants in worst hit areas could close next week in an effort to stall rising infection rates. BBC
The FBI quoted one of the accused as saying Whitmer "has uncontrolled power right now. All good things must come to an end." CBS
The year 2020 has been a battle for Asian Americans. A battle for their lives in a pandemic. A battle against racial bias and attacks. CBS
VOA VIEW: The China virus and actions have hurt Asian status, sadly.
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as expectations of a coronavirus stimulus bill being passed continue to drive up market sentiment. CNBC
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Six men have been charged by federal authorities with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. CNBC
A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that would have extended the deadline for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin a week past Election Day. CNBC
"We can't continue to wait. If forced to, of course, we will indeed discontinue service to a lot of markets," American Airlines CEO Doug Parker told CNBC on Thursday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Pelosi looks foolish.
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The 2020 North Carolina Senate election between Thom Tillis and Cal Cunningham was roiled by an extramarital affair and a coronavirus diagnosis. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The Dem will lose.
Demonstrators wreaked havoc on a suburban Wisconsin neighborhood late Wednesday, smashing the windows of homes, presumably while people slept in their beds, during the civil unrest that unfolded after prosecutors announced they would not charge a Black Wauwatosa police officer for fatally shooting a Black teenager outside a shopping mall in February. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Sad that rioters are breaking the law.
A Black Wisconsin police officer who fatally shot a Black teenager outside a suburban Milwaukee mall in February won't be charged because he had reasonable belief that deadly force was necessary, a prosecutor said Wednesday. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
Israel and Jordan Thursday signed an agreement to allow commercial flights from each country to use their airspace. UPI
The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to stay a lower court's decision so it can end the 2020 census early. UPI
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