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Buffett's firm to pay $4.1M fine for subsidiary's Iran salesWarren Buffett’s company has agreed to pay a $4.1 million fine because one of its subsidiaries improperly sold equipment that was destined for Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2020 file photo, San Francisco 49ers defensive backs run a drill on a field outside of Levi's Stadium during NFL football practice in Santa Clara, Calif. California health officials announced Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, that they will allow a limited number of fans to attend professional sporting events in counties with lower rates of transmission of the coronavirus. That includes Santa Clara County, home to the San Francisco 49ers professional football team, but health officials there said they won't allow fans at such events anytime soon. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool, File)
California will allow fans at pro sports but not DisneylandCalifornia will allow fans to attend outdoor professional sporting events in areas at less risk for the coronavirus even as it prohibits larger theme parks from reopening
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N.C. insurance magnate begins serving federal prison termA North Carolina insurance magnate and prolific political donor has started serving a federal prison sentence for corruption-related convictions
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FILE - In this April 16, 2016 file photo, Mexico's Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda salutes soldiers at the Number 1 military camp in Mexico City. Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard wrote in his Twitter account Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, that U.S. Ambassador Christopher Landau had informed him that Gen. Cienfuegos has been arrested in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
Ex-Mexican defense secretary is denied bail on drug chargesA judge has denied bail to Mexico’s former defense secretary on charges of helping a Mexican cartel smuggle drugs to the United States in exchange for bribes, casting aside an argument that the retired general wouldn’t flee because he was determined to exonerate himself
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Utah rivals in governor's race unite in call for decency Rival candidates vying to become Utah’s next governor joined together in new ads Tuesday urging people to accept the results of the November elections and maintain decency with one another despite political differences
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FILE - In this April 9, 2019, file photo, pedestrians walk on the campus at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. The Education Department released a report Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, amid its effort to enforce a 1986 law requiring U.S. universities to disclose gifts and contracts from foreign sources. The department’s findings are primarily based on investigations it has opened at 12 schools, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford and Georgetown universities. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Feds say US colleges 'massively' underreport foreign fundingA scathing report from the Trump administration concludes that top U_S_ universities have “massively underreported” funding they accept from China, Russia and other nations described as “foreign adversaries.”
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Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at Middle Georgia Regional Airport, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Macon, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
'Kamala' becomes a rally call against GOP senator in GeorgiaDemocrats are seizing on Republican Sen. David Perdue’s comments at a recent rally in which he made a spectacle of struggling to pronounce the name of Sen. Kamala Harris
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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
Senate Republicans try to ignore Trump's attacks on Fauci President Donald Trump’s pre-election broadsides against Dr. Anthony Fauci are drawing mild rebuke and little buy-in from Capitol Hill
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, vapor trails are seen forming on an F/A-18E Super Hornet over Death Valley National Park, Calif. The Navy says a fighter jet has crashed in the Mojave Desert but its pilot safely ejected. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Navy jet crashes in California, but pilot ejects safelyThe Navy says a fighter jet has crashed in the Mojave Desert, but its pilot safely ejected
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Melania Trump Calls Off First Campaign Trip Since 2019Melania Trump has called off her first appearance on the campaign trail in more than a year. Stephanie Grisham, her chief of staff, said Tuesday that the first lady "continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19," but "with a lingering cough and out of an abundance...
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