Today's Top News Compilation - Wednesday, August 5, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:

WH officials signal relief negotiations will end if agreement not reached by Friday
Yates says Obama, Biden didn’t influence Flynn investigation
Professor who accurately predicted every election since 1984 says Biden will beat Trump
Skepticism grows over Friday deadline for coronavirus deal
US accuses Russia of conducting sophisticated disinformation and propaganda campaign
Gallup poll finds highest Supreme Court approval rating since 2009
CIA steers clear of Senate Republican probe into Bidens
Clyburn claims Trump won’t leave office quietly, military might have to step in
Fact check: Trump makes at least 20 false claims in Fox & Friends interview
Trump campaign requests presidential debate in early September to address early voting
Yates: Comey went 'rogue' with Flynn interview
White House, congressional Democrats harden stances on coronavirus relief
Defense Secretary says Beirut explosion appears to have been 'an accident'
Top federal official says 'more details coming' on foreign election interference
Virus aid: Where things stand in high-level Washington talks
Biden scraps plans to travel to Milwaukee for nomination acceptance, citing coronavirus concerns
TikTok, WeChat and ‘untrusted’ Chinese apps should be removed from U.S. app stores, Pompeo says
Fact check: Trump ad edits out microphone and trees from Biden photo to make him seem alone in basement
Progressives say primary wins latest sign of momentum shift
Illinois lawmaker calls for Dem governor Pritzker to be held in contempt over coronavirus measures
Trump's perfect storm of a Kodak deal is getting new scrutiny
Dems, White House crawl along toward stimulus deal
Beirut port officials placed under house arrest following deadly blasts
Biden says he supports additional funding for the police
Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels
Sens. Cotton, Blackburn, Loeffler introduce bill to allow concealed carry for prosecutors, federal judges
Former Army Delta Force officer, US ambassador sign secretive contract to develop Syrian oil fields
In a horrific instant, a burst of power that ravaged Beirut
'Optimistic' Democrats vow to stay in D.C. until coronavirus deal reached
McConnell open to extending $600 unemployment boost in coronavirus stimulus deal
Trump campaign uses altered photo of Biden in new ad
Trump says he is exploring executive action on evictions and unemployment relief
Lawmakers demand explanation for cutting federal funding to states for National Guard deployments
Biden to accept Democratic nomination virtually as DNC further scales back 2020 convention
Professor with history of correctly predicting elections forecasts that Biden will defeat Trump
No hoopla: Virus upends Trump, Biden convention plans
Trump administration's probe of the Russia investigation may be nearing conclusion
White House' Meadows does not expect Trump to give Republican nomination address from Oval Office
How the Trump Administration Is Weaponizing Work Permits
Facebook removes video posted by Trump
Trump tempers description of Beirut explosion as an attack: 'Nobody knows yet'
Gone for good? Evidence signals many jobs aren’t coming back
Republicans in at least four states are helping Kanye West gain ballot access
Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion
Trump, in 'Fox & Friends' interview, warns it could take years to get election results with mass-mailed ballots
Congress stimulus negotiations: Things are finally starting to move
Ex-Trump adviser plans book on future of polarized America
Trump advocates for school reopenings: 'This thing is going away'
Biden snaps at question on cognitive test, likens it to asking reporter if he’s ‘a junkie’
Majority of registered voters oppose U.S. election delay: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Trump still not grasping the severity of the pandemic, source tells CNN
Trump says schools should reopen because children are 'virtually immune,' despite evidence suggesting they are not
‘Squad’ member Rashida Tlaib wins primary in Michigan
Democrats seek to exploit Trump-GOP tensions in COVID-19 talks
Biden Would End Border Wall Construction, But Wouldn't Tear Down Trump's Additions
'Catastrophe' in Beirut: Death toll rises, 200,000 homeless as blast leaves city in disarray
Trump trashes Obama's Lewis eulogy that pressed for voting rights
Ted Cruz bashes Oprah for 'lecture' on race: 'What utter, racist BS'
Trump calls for first presidential debate to be moved up due to early, mail-in voting
New York City to implement quarantine check points at key entry points
Dow heads four fourth straight days of gains as Disney shares surge
Sally Yates, DOJ Boss At Close Of Obama Era, Due In Senate Hearing Wednesday
Biden campaign announces $280 million ad buy through fall
Here's where the 2020 Senate map stands right now
Americans Back Trump On Immigration — But Only To Stop COVID-19, Poll Finds
Exclusive: Democrats seek to increase racial diversity of pandemic relief oversight board
Trump says he may suspend payroll tax himself: Fox News interview
"I was counting on DACA": Some immigrants in "Dreamer" generation left unprotected from deportation after Trump move
Trump encourages mail voting in Florida but sues in Nevada
Undeterred by potential Trump ban, outside digital organizers rally enthusiasm for Joe Biden on TikTok
Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks
Supreme Court set to consider $9.9b borrowing law
Poll: Trump, Ernst lead Democratic challengers by 3 points in Iowa
Trump rejects Obama's call to boost voting, says 'success' will heal racism
Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion
Ammonium nitrate stored at site of massive Beirut explosion: Officials
Trump considering executive order to reinstate enhanced unemployment benefits
Kodak stock rally draws attention of Elizabeth Warren and SEC
Key takeaways from Aug. 4 primaries
Trump says Florida can provide accurate vote-by-mail results because of its Republican governors
Federal judge pens scathing opinion on qualified immunity: 'Let us waste no time in righting this wrong'
Negotiators hit gas on coronavirus talks as frustration mounts
UK says too early to speculate on cause of massive blast in Beirut
Primary Results: Key Races In Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Arizona, Washington State
Dem Senator walks out of Ted Cruz's Antifa hearing: 'I don't think you listen'
Chasm grows between Trump and government coronavirus experts
Lebanon assesses aftermath of massive Beirut explosions
Watch President Trump's Axios interview
Book claims Trump barred Epstein from Mar-a-Lago after financier hit on member's teen daughter
Trump's campaign knocks on a million doors a week. Biden's knocks on 0
McConnell says he will likely rely on Democratic votes for coronavirus aid package
Endangered GOP senators are driving force for virus deal
Election results: Progressive Cori Bush ousts establishment Democrat Lacy Clay in Missouri
US defense officials contradict Trump: No indication yet of attack in Beirut
Toll expected to rise in blast that shook Beirut, killing 100, injuring thousands
Paul Krugman, professors seek top economist's removal from influential job for criticizing Black Lives Matter
US satisfaction falls to lowest point in 9 years, poll finds
Senate Intel panel approves final Russia report, moves toward public release
Protest leader Bush ousts 20-year US Rep. Clay in Missouri
Trump proposes attack theory to explain Beirut blast
Trump campaign sues Nevada over mail-in voting
Sen. Lindsey Graham holds one-point lead in tight SC race for reelection, poll finds
Kobach and Clay go down: Takeaways from a big primary night
Trump campaign considering possible convention acceptance speech from White House lawn
Louisville's top cops refuse to answer questions on Breonna Taylor case
Rep. Steve Watkins loses Kansas primary after voter fraud charges
In Michigan, an Election Day unlike any other
Trump believed Russia investigation undermined his world standing, Sessions told Mueller
Endangered Republicans to McConnell: Don't leave town
U.S.-China relations under 'unprecedented' strain, says Chinese ambassador to U.S.
Trump spares only Texas and Florida in cutting funds for National Guard
Trump says Lebanese explosion was caused by 'a bomb of some kind'
Trump says government to review $765M Kodak loan deal
U.N. ship damaged, peacekeepers injured
Dems, White House optimistic stimulus deal could be reached this week after both sides make concessions
Missouri voters latest to approve Medicaid expansion
Jonathan Swan reveals the simple secret to exposing Trump's lies: basic follow-up questions
Trump's wealth test for citizenship targets people of color
House Dems test tactics to mobilize mail-in voters
Gov. Noem on refusing to impose lockdown on South Dakota
Demise of Privacy Shield may be the end of U.S.-Europe data transfers

Coronavirus News and Updates:

Public health officials targeted over coronavirus pandemic response
Fauci says family has faced threats | Moderna to charge $32 to $37 a dose for its vaccine | NYC adding checkpoints to enforce quarantine
Facebook removes Trump post over coronavirus misinformation
Fauci expects tens of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses at start of 2021
Senate Democrats propose 'Force to Fight COVID-19' in next coronavirus relief package
Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount
COVID-19: Are we safe from our own trash?
Coronavirus updates: US daily case count shoots back up over 50,000
Chicago public schools will begin school year entirely online: district
Choctaw Indians bear brunt of virus outbreak in Mississippi
Cuomo leads governors group as virus hits states
Global coronavirus deaths exceed 700,000, one person dies every 15 seconds on average
As Cases Rise Fast, Mississippi Governor Mandates Masks And Delays Start Of School
More than 500 inmates at Arizona prison test positive for COVID-19, according to corrections officials
Ohio joins New Jersey in ordering most students to wear masks at public schools
Trump's Covid-19 testing czar says the government is doing all it can on tests. That's not what the experts say.
After 'Severe' Delays, 6 States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests
U.S. coronavirus fraud losses near $100 million as COVID scams double
Food Is Growing More Plentiful, So Why Do People Keep Warning Of Shortages?
Australia fears contagion as Victoria state reports record coronavirus deaths
Trump says US efforts 'working very well' as coronavirus death trends continue upward
Swiss health minister says new national COVID-19 restrictions unlikely
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