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Journalist Yashar Ali claims adviser for LA Mayor Eric Garcetti forcibly kissed him for over a decade

  • News source: Edmund DeMarche
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Yashar Ali, a prominent journalist, posted an article late Monday claiming that one of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s top advisers “forcibly kissed” him over the span of a decade and cited sources that described the mayor as an ambitious politician willing to overlook these alleged encounters.

Ali titled his article on Substack, “Exclusive: Mayor of Los Angeles Repeatedly Witnessed Top Adviser’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct."

He wrote that from 2005 through 2015, Rick Jacobs, the adviser, would forcibly kiss him on the lips at various events. Ali...
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Paris train hero making waves in Oregon congressional race: reports

  • News source: David Aaro
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Oregon’s 4th District congressional race has turned into a competitive and high-spending affair, as a Republican anti-terrorism hero takes on a 34-year Democratic incumbent.

Alek Skarlatos, 28, a former Oregon National Guardsman, and political novice, was one of three Americans who famously thwarted a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train back in 2015. He now appears to be giving Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, a run for his money.

“There’s a sleeper race bucking the trend in southwestern Oregon, where a bona fide anti-terrorism hero is running...
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Trump launches $55M ad blitz in final stretch

  • News source: Paul Steinhauser
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President Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) are carpeting the airwaves the final two weeks leading up to Election Day on Nov. 3 with a massive $55 million ad blitz that will run in the key battleground states that will decide the winner of the White House race.

In a conference call Monday with news organizations including Fox News, the president’s re-election team unveiled their closing ad launch. Campaign manager Bill Stepien touted that “these are heavy buys” and noted that “this is approximately a 40%...
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NJ Attorney General is suing Trump administration over Tweet

  • News source: Nick Givas
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is suing the Trump administration over claims the president made earlier this year on social media regarding low-income housing and its connection to rises in crime.

Trump tweeted about the issue in July, referencing an Obama-era Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulation he'd rescinded.

Secretary Ben Carson announced the change, which returned certain federal powers to the states and eliminated arduous paperwork.

"I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream that you...
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Jeff Bridges: Oscar-winning US actor reveals he has lymphoma

  • News source: BBC News - World
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The Big Lebowski actor acknowledges it "is a serious disease" but says his prognosis is good.
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Trump tells Arizona rally Biden’s lucky Barr hasn’t locked him up

  • News source: Edmund DeMarche
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President Trump on Monday continued to try and portray Joe Biden, his Democratic challenger, as a “corrupt politician” and said the former vice president is lucky Attorney General William Barr was so fair because he knows people that “would have had him locked up five weeks ago.”

DOC'S SHOW ALLEGED HUNTER BIDEN'S SIGNATURE

“Bill Barr is a very nice man,” Trump told a rally in Prescott, Ariz. “And a very fair man.” He said somebody else wouldn’t take all that "crap and corruption.”

Trump was likely referring to recent reports about emails...
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Live Updates: 2020 presidential race heats up 2 weeks before Election Day

  • News source: FOX News
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The presidential race is heating up between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, as they continue to battle just two weeks before Election Day.

The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) will mute both candidates during the two-minute response times allotted to their opponents for commenting on topics for Thursday's final debate in Nashville, Tenn.

Follow below for more updates on the 2020 presidential race. Mobile users click here.
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American plans flights with Boeing 737 Max by year-end

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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TV station security guard charged with murder

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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A television station security guard accused of fatally shooting a pro-police demonstrator following opposing rallies has been charged with second-degree murder
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Biden backers have looming sense of deja vu

  • News source: Bradford Betz
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With multiple polls predicting a clear Biden victory in the November Election, Democrats are getting an uncomfortable sense of déjà vu given that polls in the final weeks of the 2016 election overwhelmingly predicted a victory for Hillary Clinton.

In many national polls, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads Trump by 10 or more points. A new public opinion poll by EPIC/MRA earlier this month, showed Biden leading Trump 48%-39% among likely voters.

Yet at this same time in 2016, many Democrats – and even some Republicans – were convinced...
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SCOTUS nixes motion against Pennsylvania mail ballot extension

  • News source: Politics - CBSNews.com
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Pennsylvania can accept mail ballots received up to three days after Election Day, despite objections from state Republicans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday evening.

The high court split 4-4 on a motion from the top Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate to halt a ruling from the state's top court. Amid mail delivery delays, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court had ruled in September that the late ballots would be accepted so long as they don't have a postmark clearly showing they were mailed after Election Day.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic...
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Coronavirus: Argentina's confirmed cases surpass one million

  • News source: BBC News - World
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The South American nation becomes the fifth country in the world to reach the grim milestone.
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Tennessee court rules first-time registered voters don't need to vote in person

  • News source: Nick Givas
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The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that first-time Tennessee voters don't need to cast a ballot in person on Election Day and should be given access to absentee options.

Judge Julia Smith Gibbons issued the ruling and claimed that "given the expected increase in absentee voting in the November 2020 election due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been increased interest in the state’s absentee-voting procedures," according to court documents obtained by Fox News.

She went on to say the plaintiffs’ claim challenged a restriction...
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Anthony Weiner admits his political aspirations have shriveled

  • News source: FOX News
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You’ll be hard-pressed to find Anthony Weiner on a ballot again.

The disgraced ex-congressman guaranteed in an interview on Monday that his comeback won’t extend to politics.

“I am not going to be on the ballot anytime,” Weiner, 56, told NBC New York’s Andrew Siff.

ANTHONY WEINER PIECE TOGETHER SHATTERED LIFE AS CEO OF BROKEN GLASS FACTORY

The Post exclusively reported last month that the former Democratic pol had re-emerged as the CEO of a company that makes countertops out of broken glass.

Wearing a hard hat and face mask, Weiner — whose...
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10/19/20: Red and Blue

  • News source: Politics - CBSNews.com
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The countdown to November 3rd, 2020; Biden, Trump make push to win swing state voters
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