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North Dakota to use coronavirus aid for fracking, educationNorth Dakota officials voted to repurpose $221 million in federal coronavirus aid to various state agencies, including a $16 million grant to oil companies in support of the fracking process
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Jews For Trump car parade stirs protests, fights in New YorkSkirmishes broke out between supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump as a Jews For Trump convoy of cars draped with American flags and Trump 2020 banners rolled through Manhattan and Brooklyn
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Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identifiedAuthorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood
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Authorities investigating gun pulled at demonstrationsAuthorities are investigating why a man wearing a pro-Trump baseball hat pulled out a handgun during a confrontation with demonstrators opposed to the president in suburban Seattle
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Florida police chief piloting plane killed in crashAuthorities say a Florida police chief died when the plane he was piloting crashed into an open field
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World's 'Fastest Girl Drummer' Is GoneThe "fastest girl drummer in the world" is gone. Viola Smith, a swing musician who fought for female inclusion in the big-band era, died Wednesday at home in Costa Mesa, Calif., the Washington Post reports. She was 107. At a time when jazz giants like Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman...
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This surveillance image provided by the Boston Police Department shows a man approaching a ballot drop box outside the Boston Public Library, early Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in downtown Boston. Massachusetts election officials say a fire was set at the ballot drop box holding more than 120 ballots in what appears to have been a “deliberate attack." Boston Police say that an arson investigation is underway and the person shown in this surveillance image is a person of interest. (Courtesy of Boston Police Department via AP)
FBI investigating fire set in Boston ballot drop boxMassachusetts election officials say a fire was set in a Boston ballot drop box holding more than 120 ballots in what appears to have been a “deliberate attack."
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A youth holds a photograph of France's President Emmanuel Macron, stamped with a shoe mark, during a protest against France in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday challenged the United States to impose sanctions against his country while also launching a second attack on French President Emmanuel Macron. Speaking a day after he suggested Macron needed mental health treatment because of his attitude to Islam and Muslims, which prompted France to recall its ambassador to Ankara, Erdogan took aim at foreign critics. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkish president dares U.S. to impose economic sanctionsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challenged the United States to impose sanctions against his country
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Average US gas price falls 3 cents to $2.22/gallonThe average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents over the past two weeks to $2.22 per gallon
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State: Let's Use $16M in Virus Aid for FrackingNorth Dakota officials are hoping to use federal coronavirus funds for fracking grants—a move that has critics up in arms, the Grand Forks Herald reports. A state energy commission voted unanimously Friday to reallocate over $221 million in congressional virus aid to state agencies, including $16 million for fracking....
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work to restore power lines in Paradise, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric started cutting power Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, to tens of thousands of California residents and planned outages for many more to prevent the chance of sparking wildfires due to extreme fire weather. The nation's largest utility said outages began in the far north of the state in Shasta, Tehama, Glenn, Colusa, and Lake counties and were expected to continue southward throughout Sunday and possibly into Monday. Power was initially cut to 26,500 customers. As many as 361,000 customers in 36 counties could be affected. California is bracing for a return of gusty winds and bone-dry weather. The National Weather Service issued red-flag warnings for many areas. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Californians see power shutoffs as winds, fire danger riseHundreds of thousands of Californians lost power as utilities sought to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires and the fire-weary state braced for a new bout of dry, windy weather
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Man with metal detector finds 222-year-old coin near churchA North Carolina man with a metal detector has found a long-hidden, 222-year-old coin under a few inches of soil outside a church in Maine
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