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FILE - In this May 29, 2020 file photo, protesters stand near a burned New York City Police Department van in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Recent shootings of police officers and protests that have left scores of officers injured are stark reminders of the dangers facing law enforcement around a country grappling with police killings of African Americans. (AP Photo/Jim Mustian, File)
With anger at police high, officers face greater dangerRecent shootings of police officers and protests that have left scores of officers injured are stark reminders of the dangers facing law enforcement as the country grapples with police killings of African Americans
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks during a speaking appearance with state Republican legislators in the Senate chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean tensionsU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday, has had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
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Orange County Sheriff deputies line up as Black Lives Matter protesters and counter protesters clash in Yorba Linda, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Police eventually declared the event an unlawful gathering and cleared the streets near Yorba Linda and Imperial. Authorities said people were struck by a car and injured during the Black Lives Matter protest and counter protest about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the injured were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver was detained. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)
Woman arrested after driving car into California protestA woman who authorities say drove a car into a crowd during a Southern California demonstration against police brutality, striking and injuring two people, has been arrested for investigation of attempted murder and assault
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Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap childThe lawyer for the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back says his client told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children
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Simonetta Sommaruga, President of Switzerland, speaks in a pre-recorded video message during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at UN headquarters in New York, in this UNTV file image. The coronavirus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it. “We could criticize the U.N. for this — but who are we really talking about, when we blame `the U.N.?'” Switzerland President Simonetta Sommaruga asked. “We are in fact talking about ourselves, because the U.N. is its member states. And it is often member states that stand in the way of the U.N.’s work.” (UNTV via AP, File)
UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reformsA virus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it
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Sheriff: 1 wounded in shooting at haunted houseAuthorities say one person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina
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Trump: "Definitely time for a woman” on Supreme CourtPresident Donald Trump says Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and the fact that he’d already put two male justices on the high court meant “it was definitely time for a woman.”
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FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, author John Green attends the premiere of "Paper Towns" in New York. Green is included in a list of authors who wrote books that were among the 100 most subjected to censorship efforts over the past decade, as compiled by the American Library Association. Green's debut novel, “Looking for Alaska,” was ranked fourth.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Alexie, Pilkey books among most 'challenged' of past decadeToni Morrison is on the list
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Police arrest dozens during unauthorized Maryland car rallyMore than 100 people have been arrested on criminal and traffic offenses during an unauthorized car rally in a Maryland city, where confrontations between participants and police were captured on videos
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The U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev. is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The majority of the more than 1,300 Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal members receive their mail in shared P.O. boxes at the reservation’s sole U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev., which is only open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Post offices on tribal lands will play an integral role in ensuring Native Americans can access voting in Nevada and elsewhere in the U.S. West in the 2020 election, but advocates worry residents of sprawling, rural reservations who lack transportation may struggle to get to the post office. (AP Photo/Sam Metz)
Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian CountryTribes see ballot collection as a critical way to boost historically low Native American turnout, but it's become a flashpoint in the November election
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Woman Charged With Driving Into ProtestersA 40-year-old woman faces an attempted murder charge after witnesses said she drove a car into clashing protesters during a California demonstration Saturday. A man and a woman were seriously injured—the womans' legs were broken—and officials said they're expected to survive, ABC reports. Tatiana Turner of Long Beach...
Newser2 hours ago
GOP Could Face Backlash for Quick Vote on BarrettSenate Republicans are setting the dates for their lighting-round confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but there are signs that winning that vote may not be the end of the debate. Although they're outnumbered and can do little to stop President Trump's Supreme Court choice, Democrats deciding on their next...
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