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35 gifts teenage girls actually want in 2020
35 gifts teenage girls actually want in 2020

Teenage girls can be hard to shop for. But we've got gifts teen girls actually want, like Airpods, laptops and Rare Beauty makeup.

Berkeley, California, bans candy, junk food at grocery checkouts
Berkeley, California, bans candy, junk food at grocery checkouts

The Berkeley, Calif., ordinance requiring stores over 2,500 square feet to sell more nutritious food and beverage options in their checkout areas.

Test administrator pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal
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  • 2020-09-25 20:42:28Z

A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty on Friday to charges that she participated in a vast U.S. fraud and bribery scheme that has resulted in charges against dozens of wealthy parents. Federal prosecutors in Boston said Niki Williams, a former employee of the Houston Independent

Google parent Alphabet settles sexual misconduct lawsuit
Google parent Alphabet settles sexual misconduct lawsuit

Alphabet on Friday announced moves to address sexual misconduct at Google and its other operating divisions, putting in place changes worked out to settle a lawsuit filed by shareholders.

U.S. housing head Carson notes suggest friction with Trump aide tasked with ensuring loyalty
U.S. housing head Carson notes suggest friction with Trump aide tasked with ensuring loyalty
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  • 2020-09-25 20:39:06Z

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson scripted a complaint to President Donald Trump about how the presidential personnel office is handling his agency, notes seen by reporters on Friday show. Carson spoke at a "Black Economic Empowerment" event organized by Trump's re-election campaign at an Atlanta conference center, ahead of Trump. Reporters watching on a television screen in the room got a partial, up-close view of talking points typed on the back of Carson's speech.

Stock Market Today 9/25/20: Stocks Win the Session but Lose the Week on Growth Fears
Stock Market Today 9/25/20: Stocks Win the Session but Lose the Week on Growth Fears

The market ended a choppy week of trading with gains, but the Dow and S&P; 500 fell on a weekly basis yet again.

2 former leaders of Holyoke Soldiers
2 former leaders of Holyoke Soldiers' Home charged in COVID-19 deaths
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  • 2020-09-25 20:32:00Z

Two former leaders of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts have been indicted in connection with the COVID-19 deaths of nearly a dozen veterans, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Friday. Former Superintendent Bennett Walsh and former Medical Director Dr. David Clinton each have been charged with criminal neglect following an investigation into the facility, where at least 76 residents died of COVID-19. Each defendant is facing five counts of charges of caretaker who wantonly or recklessly commits or permits bodily injury to an elder or disabled person, and five counts of caretaker who wantonly or recklessly commits or permits abuse, neglect or mistreatment to an elder or...

This 207-Foot Megayacht Concept Features Sleek Lines and a Glass-Bottomed Pool
This 207-Foot Megayacht Concept Features Sleek Lines and a Glass-Bottomed Pool

Shut up and take our money.

Trump pledges to make Juneteenth federal holiday in bid for Black voters
Trump pledges to make Juneteenth federal holiday in bid for Black voters
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  • 2020-09-25 20:31:11Z

President Donald Trump made a series of promises at a campaign event in Atlanta on Friday in a bid to woo Black voters, including establishing Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of U.S. slavery, as a federal holiday. Trump, who announced the promises less than 40 days before the November presidential election, also pledged to designate two groups as terrorist organizations: the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan and the amorphous movement known as antifa that opposes fascism.

When Will Bigtincan Holdings Limited (ASX:BTH) Breakeven?
When Will Bigtincan Holdings Limited (ASX:BTH) Breakeven?

We feel now is a pretty good time to analyse Bigtincan Holdings Limited's (ASX:BTH) business as it appears the company...

How Lincoln is helping owners sleep better, reduce anxiety
How Lincoln is helping owners sleep better, reduce anxiety

While COVID-19 has people on edge, Lincoln is offering Calm to its drivers as they seek healthier lives.

Egyptian police disperse rare, small protests; 10 arrested
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  • 2020-09-25 20:25:32Z

Egyptian police dispersed exceptionally rare, small street protests that erupted in a northeastern province on Friday and arrested 10 demonstrators, a security official said. The development - an unusual show of defiance in a country that has moved to stamp out nearly all dissent - comes one year after

Louisiana AG investigates school for suspending 4th grader after teacher noticed BB gun during online class
Louisiana AG investigates school for suspending 4th grader after teacher noticed BB gun during online class

The state's attorney general, Jeff Landry, announced an investigation into the matter, arguing that the school violated his "constitutional rights."

Trump intends to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court, CNN reports
Trump intends to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court, CNN reports
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  • 2020-09-25 20:17:59Z

President Donald Trump intends to nominate conservative federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, CNN reported on Friday, citing Republican sources. Trump has said he would announce on Saturday his choice to replace Ginsburg, the liberal icon who died on Sept. 18. Barrett, 48, was appointed by Trump to the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2017 and is known for her conservative religious views.

Trump
Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

Government officials said Friday that key details of Trump's election-year giveaway still have to be fleshed out, including the exact timing and how Medicare's cost would be covered - a sum that could approach $7 billion. It's also unclear which Medicare enrollees will get the promised cards. Trump said 33 million beneficiaries would receive cards in the mail, but more than 60 million people are covered by the federal health insurance program for seniors.

Georgia couple imported erectile dysfunction drugs labeled as beauty products, feds say
Georgia couple imported erectile dysfunction drugs labeled as beauty products, feds say
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  • 2020-09-25 20:17:11Z

The products were imported from China with names such as "Super Hard," "Jack Rabbit" and "Rhino 69," according to prosecutors.

Global Portable Coolers Industry
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  • 2020-09-25 20:16:00Z

Global Portable Coolers Market to Reach $12. 2 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Portable Coolers estimated at US$5. 3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$12.New York, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release

LOOP Insights Commences Trading On OTCQB Market Under Ticker Symbol RACMF
LOOP Insights Commences Trading On OTCQB Market Under Ticker Symbol RACMF

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Loop Insights Inc.

U.S. envoy says the U.N. "should be cheering us," not criticizing
U.S. envoy says the U.N. "should be cheering us," not criticizing
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  • 2020-09-25 20:15:00Z

"To my disgust and astonishment, each country used the opportunity to really be very negative about the United States," Trump's U.N. ambassador tells CBS News.

ALT 5 Sigma Digital Instrument Market Summary for BTC, ETH, LTC, BCH
ALT 5 Sigma Digital Instrument Market Summary for BTC, ETH, LTC, BCH

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 25, 2020 / ALT 5 Sigma Inc.

Some 3,500 U.S. companies sue over Trump-imposed Chinese tariffs
Some 3,500 U.S. companies sue over Trump-imposed Chinese tariffs

About 3,500 U.S. companies, including Tesla Inc, Ford Motor Co, Target Corp, Walgreen Co and Home Depot have sued the Trump administration in the last two weeks over the imposition of tariffs on more than $300 billion in Chinese-made goods. The suits, filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade, named U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and the Customs and Border Protection agency and challenge what they call the unlawful escalation of the U.S. trade war with China through the imposition of a third and fourth round of tariffs.

Dodge Charger And Bulldog Stolen In Atlanta
Dodge Charger And Bulldog Stolen In Atlanta

I'm calling on my fellow car people to spot this car, and help get the family pet back home!

Neiman Marcus Group Emerges From Bankruptcy
Neiman Marcus Group Emerges From Bankruptcy

While successfully exiting bankruptcy, the luxury retailer still faces challenges to long-term survival.

Facebook Stock Looks Poised to Rally Back to $300, Says 5-Star Analyst
Facebook Stock Looks Poised to Rally Back to $300, Says 5-Star Analyst

Among the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on businesses, advertising budgets have been hit hard. Even Wall Street heavyweight Facebook's (FB) advertising business has been battered by the pandemic, with an advertiser boycott also weighing on the segment.In the second quarter of 2020, the company's top 100 advertisers accounted for 16% of its revenue, which is a lower percentage compared to a year ago. That being said, based on recent data, the tide could be turning for the social media giant.Writing for Oppenheimer, 5-star analyst Jason Helfstein points to 3P data and recent checks as indicating a stronger-than-expected recovery in advertising is taking place. According to Gupta Media,...

State-By-State Data Reveals "The American Dream is Dead" After COVID-19
State-By-State Data Reveals "The American Dream is Dead" After COVID-19

According to new data, the rich have regained the vast majority of their job losses due to COVID-19, while the poor represent 80% of unemployment.

Pentagon unlikely to swoop in if Biden wins and President Trump disputes election result
Pentagon unlikely to swoop in if Biden wins and President Trump disputes election result

President Donald Trump can't expect military aid from the Pentagon if he disputes the election results, according to the military's top officer as well as the leading Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee.

2 stabbed near former Charlie Hebdo headquarters, terror investigation opens
2 stabbed near former Charlie Hebdo headquarters, terror investigation opens
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  • 2020-09-25 20:06:00Z

France's counterterror police opened an investigation after a stabbing attack left two wounded in front of the former offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The offices underwent a terror attack in January 2015 that killed 12 people, including eight journalists from Charlie Hebdo. Two workers from the press agency Premières Lignes are being treated at the hospital after being attacked on Friday morning while on a cigarette break on the street outside the entrance to the office building.

Online Loan Application and Funding Now Available in South Carolina
Online Loan Application and Funding Now Available in South Carolina

South Carolinians can now apply for personal loans completely online with Minute Loan Center. Image One - Minute Loan Center Logo Minute Loan Center is a pioneering alternative finance company helping people in a pinch get short-term funds, perfect credit not required. MLC is a community lender with decades of experience serving our neighbors. We lead the way with products designed around customer success and additional services such as MLC Coupons and First Avenu. MinuteLoan MLC SouthCarolina Image Two - Minute Loan Center - Now in South Carolina At Minute Loan Center we say YES! Welcome South Carolina to our completely online loan portal. Signature Loans up to $2,500. Need cash? Bank...

Probe into
Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel
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  • 2020-09-25 20:03:18Z

The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been "discarded" by the local election office in a swing county of one of the most important presidential battleground states. All of them were marked for President Donald Trump, it said. Despite the information vacuum, the White House press secretary told reporters "ballots for the president" had been "cast aside."

Supreme Court: How the nomination and confirmation processes work
Supreme Court: How the nomination and confirmation processes work

President Trump's nomination to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg is quick and controversial - but Republicans could make it happen. Here's how.

'Restaurants for Biden': Over 150 chefs, restaurateurs say Trump has failed the industry

A group of prominent chefs and restaurant owners have endorsed Joe Biden, saying the Trump administration "blew the pandemic response."

Did Fletcher Building Limited (NZSE:FBU) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?
Did Fletcher Building Limited (NZSE:FBU) Insiders Buy Up More Shares?

It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. The flip side of that is that...

Human Capital: Moving away from 'master/slave' terminology
Human Capital: Moving away from 'master/slave' terminology

Welcome back to Human Capital, where we explore some of the latest news in labor, and diversity and inclusion in tech. Human Capital will soon be available as a weekly newsletter. This probably isn't news to developers, but it was news to me when I found out many tech companies still use slave-master language.

Boeing helps lift Dow 358 points as tech shares drive S&P, Nasdaq
Boeing helps lift Dow 358 points as tech shares drive S&P, Nasdaq

U.S. stocks staged a late day comeback but the Dow and S&P; still posted weekly losses.

Bowie State University puts campus police officer on administrative leave after videotaped confrontation
Bowie State University puts campus police officer on administrative leave after videotaped confrontation
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  • 2020-09-25 19:59:45Z

Aminta Breaux, president of the historic Black school, called it a "disturbing incident" and ordered an internal investigation.

Embezzlement, sham marriage charges get city treasurer fired
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  • 2020-09-25 19:57:52Z

The treasurer of Philadelphia was fired Friday after federal prosecutors charged him with embezzling money from customers at a bank where he previously worked and entering into a sham marriage to win U.S. citizenship. Mayor Jim Kenney noted that the allegations against Christian Dunbar did not involve

Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor's mother: 'I never had faith in' Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron
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  • 2020-09-25 19:57:07Z

The lawyers for Taylor's family called on Cameron to release the evidence he presented to the grand jury.

Global Portable Medical Devices Industry
  • World
  • 2020-09-25 19:56:00Z

Global Portable Medical Devices Market to Reach $80. 3 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Portable Medical Devices estimated at US$48. 2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$80.New York, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com

Space bubbles ease New York restaurant troubles
Space bubbles ease New York restaurant troubles
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:50:44Z

Space bubbles are frothing up business at a New York bistro, offering fresh air in safe capsules on sidewalks for customers on guard against the coronavirus. The plastic tents, which take a minute to set up and take down, have become an attraction at Café du Soleil on Manhattan's Upper West Side, especially as the weather gets colder and wetter in the fall. "With everything going on in this world, eating in a bubble is about one of the best experiences we can have," said Valerie Worthy, as she dined with two coworkers.

Jim Banks Questions Why Democrats Aren
Jim Banks Questions Why Democrats Aren't Interested in Fighting 'Politically Motivated' Anti-Catholic Attacks

Representative Jim Banks (R., Ind.) on Friday questioned why Democrats have not shown concern for a rash of anti-Catholic hate crimes that have plagued the U.S. in recent months.Banks' comments came during an interview with National Review shortly after he and 15 other House Republicans sent a letter to attorney general William Barr calling on the Department of Justice to investigate why there have been 70 instances of anti-Catholic violence in North America this year - with 57 crimes being reported since May alone.By contrast, in all of 2018, the most recent year for which data is available, the FBI reported 53 incidents of anti-Catholic hate crimes in the U.S.The letter details reports...

Positive results for J&J vaccine; child racial disparities seen
Positive results for J&J vaccine; child racial disparities seen
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:49:03Z

A single dose of Johnson & Johnson's experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced a strong immune response against the novel coronavirus, according to interim results from an early-to-mid stage clinical trial released on Friday. The study, backed by the U.S. government, involves about 1,000 adults.

22 die in Ukraine military plane crash
22 die in Ukraine military plane crash
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:43:21Z

A Ukrainian military plane carrying aviation school students crashed and burst into flames Friday while landing, killing 22 people, the country's emergencies service said. Reports said that the plane had a military crew and that most of those aboard were students at an aviation university run by the defense ministry.

Flexing financial muscle, Biden swamps Trump on airwaves
Flexing financial muscle, Biden swamps Trump on airwaves
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  • 2020-09-25 19:34:51Z

The Biden campaign is spending $45.8 million on television, radio and digital ads in the week from Sept. 22 to Sept. 28, according to figures compiled by the tracking firm Advertising Analytics. Meanwhile, the Trump campaign has earmarked $17.8 million in advertising for the same period, according to the firm, after canceling millions of dollars of reservations in states including Ohio, New Hampshire, Michigan, Wisconsin, Nevada, Iowa, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. The discrepancy reflects the extent to which Biden, who once faced a daunting financial deficit, has closed the gap.

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station
NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:32:56Z

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space - more than 200 miles above Earth. Rubins is just outside Moscow in Star City, Russia, preparing with two cosmonauts for a mid-October launch and a six-month stay at the International Space Station. "I think it's really important for everybody to vote," Rubins said.

She said she was raising money for murder victims. Instead she went shopping, cops say
She said she was raising money for murder victims. Instead she went shopping, cops say
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:30:40Z

"It's not Christmas yet, but the Grinch has come to town."

'It worked': In New York City, pandemic-inspired outdoor dining to become permanent
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  • 2020-09-25 19:22:03Z

New York is committed to making outdoor dining a permanent option for the thousands of restaurants that have embraced the concept since the coronavirus pandemic struck in the spring, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. The city, an early U.S. COVID-19 epicenter, aims to extend to year-round Open Restaurants, a now-temporary program credited with saving 90,000 jobs, the mayor said. The program has proved enormously popular with New Yorkers since it was introduced in June.

Trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black man
Trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black man's death
  • World
  • 2020-09-25 19:20:03Z

A Louisiana state trooper who died in a single-car crash just hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was buried with honors Friday at a ceremony that authorities sought to keep secret out of concerns it would attract a mass protest. State Police officials and family members mourned Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth under tight security at services that marked the latest turn in the long-simmering in-custody death case of Ronald Greene, which has prompted a federal civil-rights probe and increasing calls for authorities to release body-camera video. Hollingsworth was the only one of six troopers placed on leave earlier this month in the May...

Oregon governor 'incredibly worried' about violence at Proud Boys rally
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  • 2020-09-25 19:12:23Z

Leaders of the self-described "Western chauvinist" Proud Boys called Saturday's rally to "end domestic terrorism" after four months of near daily demonstrations against police violence and racism in Oregon's largest city that have often ended in violence. Many out-of-state

Kenneth Walker, police both claim Kentucky law protects conduct on night of deadly Breonna Taylor raid
Kenneth Walker, police both claim Kentucky law protects conduct on night of deadly Breonna Taylor raid
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:11:00Z

Analysis: None of the officers involved in the March 13 raid were charged with Taylor's death.

Charles Barkley slammed for saying Taylor killing not comparable to Arbery, Floyd
Charles Barkley slammed for saying Taylor killing not comparable to Arbery, Floyd
  • US
  • 2020-09-25 19:09:56Z

Charles Barkley faces backlash after saying Breonna Taylor's killing is not comparable to the cases of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd. On the TNT pregame show for the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets game four of the Western Conference Finals, Charles Barley decided to share his thoughts on the calls for justice in the case of Breonna Taylor.

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