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Federal Judge Calls Trump's Voter Fraud Claims 'Fiction,' Denies Attempt to Restrict Mail-In Voting

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 23:18:40
Source: Law & Crime

A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday rejected the Trump campaign's attempt to restrict new rules increasing citizen's access to mail-in voting, calling the campaign's claims of widespread voter fraud "a fiction."

In a 46-page order, Judge Dana L. Christens...
 Federal Judge Calls Trump's Voter Fraud Claims 'Fiction,' Denies Attempt to Restrict Mail-In Voting


Supreme Court Expedites Review of Trump Appeal Over Census Count

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 23:02:08
Source: Bloomberg News

By Greg Stohr
September 30, 2020, 1:36 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court put a clash over undocumented immigrants and the census on a fast track, granting a request by President Donald Trump’s administration to expedite handling of his appeal.

Trump is try...
 Supreme Court Expedites Review of Trump Appeal Over Census Count


Moderna CEO says its coronavirus vaccine won't be ready until spring of next year

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:50:43
I knew Trump was pushing it.

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 Moderna CEO says its coronavirus vaccine won't be ready until spring of next year


Judge orders DOJ to publish info redacted as privileged from Mueller report

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:11:00
Source: The Hill

September 30, 2020 - 02:21 PM EDT

BY HARPER NEIDIG

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to publish information redacted from the Mueller report that had been designated as privileged.

District Judge Reggie Walton said the Tr...
 Judge orders DOJ to publish info redacted as privileged from Mueller report


Memory sticks used to program Philly's voting machines were stolen from elections warehouse

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:56:25
This is why I say all this idiocy about "naked ballots" distracts from the fact that the Election Commissioners here in Philly rammed through the ES&S ExpressVote XL "touch screen" machines, despite months of protests from Voter groups and an investigation into the improprieties that went on with t...
 Memory sticks used to program Philly's voting machines were stolen from elections warehouse


Faith group deletes mentions of Barrett from its website

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:35:21
Source: Associated Press

Faith group deletes mentions of Barrett from its website
By MICHAEL BIESECKER
today

WASHINGTON (AP) — A religious organization tied to Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sought to erase all mentions and photos of her from its w...
 Faith group deletes mentions of Barrett from its website


Trump claims he won debate 'easily,' will continue debating Biden

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:28:19
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 Trump claims he won debate 'easily,' will continue debating Biden


Biden prepares ad onslaught to overwhelm Trump

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:20:50
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 Biden prepares ad onslaught to overwhelm Trump


Trump's debate cleanup

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:18:39
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 Trump's debate cleanup


Timothy Ray Brown, First Person To Be Cured of HIV, Dies Aged 54

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:15:16
Source: The Guardian

Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as “the Berlin patient”, the first person known to be cured of HIV infection, has died. He was 54. Brown died on Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California, according to a social media post by his partner, Tim Hoeffgen.
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 Timothy Ray Brown, First Person To Be Cured of HIV, Dies Aged 54


Biden smashes fundraising records during chaotic debate

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 21:04:52
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 Biden smashes fundraising records during chaotic debate


Chris Wallace Calls Debate 'a Terrible Missed Opportunity'

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:44:26
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 Chris Wallace Calls Debate 'a Terrible Missed Opportunity'


Debates commission considering cutting off mics if Trump or Biden break rules

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 20:25:33
This is something that my local CBS affiliate news radio station has started reporting this afternoon... If they go with this, it will be mandated (no "negotiation" about this rule)....
 Debates commission considering cutting off mics if Trump or Biden break rules


Trump campaign threatens to sue over Philly election offices

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:48:51
Source: Associated Press

Trump campaign threatens to sue over Philly election offices
By MARC LEVY
an hour ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign has threatened a lawsuit by Wednesday afternoon if it does not gain access soon for its campaign officials to...
 Trump campaign threatens to sue over Philly election offices


Man charged in shooting attack on two L.A. County deputies in Compton

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:17:07
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 Man charged in shooting attack on two L.A. County deputies in Compton


Mnuchin Says He Is 'Hopeful' White House and Democrats Can Strike A Coronavirus Stimulus Deal

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:01:07
Source: CNBC

By Jacob Pramuk.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will talk to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about coronavirus stimulus again Wednesday and is “hopeful” about the prospects of a deal.

“I say we’re going to give it one more serious try to get this done and ...
 Mnuchin Says He Is 'Hopeful' White House and Democrats Can Strike A Coronavirus Stimulus Deal


Appalachian State tells students to 'remain vigilant' after student dies from coronavirus

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 18:23:37
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 Appalachian State tells students to 'remain vigilant' after student dies from coronavirus


Trump Admin. Overrules CDC Director on Extending Ban on Cruises

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 18:11:28
Source: Ars Technica

Trump administration officials have once again sidelined the head of the country’s leading public health agency while crafting public health policy. This time, officials torpedoed a plan to extend the “no-sail” order on cruise ships until next year.

Cruise s...
 Trump Admin. Overrules CDC Director on Extending Ban on Cruises


11:17 AM: McCarthy says Trump sufficiently denounced white supremacist groups during debate.

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 18:07:23
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 11:17 AM: McCarthy says Trump sufficiently denounced white supremacist groups during debate.


11:31 AM: Sen. Scott says Trump should 'correct' comments on white supremacists.

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:57:34
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 11:31 AM: Sen. Scott says Trump should 'correct' comments on white supremacists.


TV Ratings: First Presidential Debate Down Sharply in Early Numbers

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:42:05
Source: Hollywood Reporter

The first presidential debate of 2020 was widely panned by most observers — and is on track to draw a far smaller audience than the record-setting first debate four years ago.

Fast national ratings for the broadcast networks show the debate gathering 2...
 TV Ratings: First Presidential Debate Down Sharply in Early Numbers


Mayor Kenney says Philly is preparing for voter intimidation after Trump's debate comments

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 16:12:24
As a note, that I posted about previously, we do NOT have "in person early voting" in PA, and "in person voting" MUST occur ON election day.

The nonsense at the debate yesterday in reference to "poll watchers being turned away" completely confuses what is going on in PA at the moment wit...
 Mayor Kenney says Philly is preparing for voter intimidation after Trump's debate comments


Trump aides struggle to defend Proud Boys remarks at debate

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:24:01
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 Trump aides struggle to defend Proud Boys remarks at debate


House votes to kill Gohmert-sponsored resolution to ban Democratic Party

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:57:58
Link is to the Longview News-Journal....
 House votes to kill Gohmert-sponsored resolution to ban Democratic Party


Trump plans big Wisconsin rallies despite White House task force calling for 'maximal' social distan

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:25:51
Trump:
“We don’t call these ‘rallies’ anymore, because in Dem states like where you have a governor who’s a Democrat, you’re not allowed to go to church and not allowed to go to a restaurant. You’re not allowed to go to your friend’s house. You can’t move from your house unless you’re related to...
 Trump plans big Wisconsin rallies despite White House task force calling for 'maximal' social distan


Economy plunges 31.4% in spring but big rebound expected

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:07:43
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 Economy plunges 31.4% in spring but big rebound expected


Trump takes credit for return of Big Ten football in first presidential debate

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 13:18:57
Ohio is proud of Trump? https://forum.blu-ray.com/images/smilies/imported/rotfl.gif...
 Trump takes credit for return of Big Ten football in first presidential debate


Trump Family Goes Without Masks to Presidential Debate, Disregarding Guidelines

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:25:22
Source: daily beast





Published Sep. 29, 2020 9:36PM ET


The majority of President Donald Trump’s family sat in the audience at the first presidential debate without masks despite rules requiring that attendees wear them as a precaution against the new coronavirus. Moder...
 Trump Family Goes Without Masks to Presidential Debate, Disregarding Guidelines


Private-sector employment increased by 749,000 from August to September on seasonally adjusted basis

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:20:13
Source: ADP; Automatic Data Processing

Private-sector employment increased by 749,000 from August to September, on a seasonally adjusted basis.

https://adpemploymentreport.com/2020/September/NER/docs/ADP-NATIONAL-EMPLOYMENT-REPORT-September2020-Final-Press-Release.pdf

ADP Nat...
 Private-sector employment increased by 749,000 from August to September on seasonally adjusted basis


Heiress faces sentencing in upstate New York sex slave case

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:37:10
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 Heiress faces sentencing in upstate New York sex slave case


Trump claims Portland Sheriff gave him endorsement;Reese quickly responds: I 'will never support him

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:08:42
Source: oregonlive

President Donald Trump during Tuesday night’s debate said he secured the endorsement of the “Portland sheriff” -- presumably a reference to Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese.

Reese shortly after tweeted that was false.

“In tonight’s presidential debate th...
 Trump claims Portland Sheriff gave him endorsement;Reese quickly responds: I 'will never support him


Shell plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs as oil demand slumps

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 10:16:35
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 Shell plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs as oil demand slumps


Mac Davis dies at 78: Singer, songwriter, actor wrote 'In The Ghetto,' starred in films

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 06:19:04
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 Mac Davis dies at 78: Singer, songwriter, actor wrote 'In The Ghetto,' starred in films


Schumer, in rare move, takes control of floor to force health care vote

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 04:39:03
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 Schumer, in rare move, takes control of floor to force health care vote


Biden will keep debating Trump, campaign says

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 04:21:44
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 Biden will keep debating Trump, campaign says


Moderator Chris Wallace criticized as Trump derails debate

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 04:02:18
You can take the mod out of FUX Noise, but you can't take FUX Noise out of the mod....
 Moderator Chris Wallace criticized as Trump derails debate


Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Woman dies

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 03:47:32
Source: BBC

Helen Reddy, the Australian singer behind feminist anthem I Am Woman, has died aged 78. Reddy died on Tuesday in Los Angeles, her family said in a statement on Facebook.

Her children Traci Donat and Jordan Sommers described her as a "wonderful mother, grandmother, an...
 Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Woman dies


US coronavirus: New cases surge in Florida

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 03:38:01
Source: MSN/CNN

Florida reported a spike in new coronavirus cases Tuesday, just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order allowing restaurants and bars to operate at full capacity.

New cases surged to 3,266 from the 738 reported Monday, according to the state's heal...
 US coronavirus: New cases surge in Florida


Portland police union chief introduces 2022 ballot initiative to limit right to assemble

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 03:34:08
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 Portland police union chief introduces 2022 ballot initiative to limit right to assemble


Biden to Trump: 'All these dog whistles and racism don't work anymore'

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 03:33:25
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 Biden to Trump: 'All these dog whistles and racism don't work anymore'






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!