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COVID-19's spread in Florida jeopardizes Trump's reelection prospects in the crucial battleground state. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal wishful thinking.
The New York State Attorney General will not be filing charges against an NYPD sergeant for a 2019 police-involved shooting death but did recommend cops no longer arrest people during traffic stops if they have certain open warrants, an AG report released Friday states. The report, completed by AG Letitia James’ Special Investigations and Prosecution... New York Post
VOA VIEW: A major mistake.
President Obama met with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hinting at retirement, but the art of nudging justices off the court is politically delicate and psychologically complicated. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It would have been a major mistake.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin restarted talks for a bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill on Friday. Drew Hammill, Mrs. Pelosi's deputy chief of staff, confirmed on Twitter that the two spoke over the phone and plan to continue their conversation in the next few days. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Evangelicals are set to descend on the National Mall Saturday, just weeks before the 2020 elections, with some joining a prayer march led by the Rev. Franklin Graham and others gathered to hear a pastor warn of the Biblical apocalypse he says may await America after this campaign season. Washington Times
North Korea sent an apology letter to South Korea’s presidential office on Friday. ABC
VOA VIEW: As they got caught and should.
Landlords are going to courts around the country, claiming that a national eviction moratorium unfairly strains their finances and infringes on their rights as property owners ABC
VOA VIEW: The eviction ban is unconstitutional.
FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows criticized remarks he made a day earlier to Congress about voter fraud ABC
VOA VIEW: Wray should go right after Trump gets reelected.
Attorney General Barr personally briefed President Trump on an investigation into a small number of discarded ballots in Pennsylvania, prior to it being made public. ABC
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A federal appeals court on Friday revived a House challenge of President Donald Trump’s use of Defense Department money to build a border wall after Democrats refused to provide funding he requested ABC
America's criminal justice system "needs to be changed," Facebook CEO tells employees in remarks about Taylor's death. CBS
VOA VIEW: Zuckerberg is an idiot and Facebook must be sanctioned.
The city of Louisville saw a second night of unrest over the decision not to charge police officers directly in the death of Breonna Taylor. Police arrested at least 24 people Thursday night. Body camera footage released by an attorney for one of the officers involved in the March incident shows the moments just after the shooting. Jericka Duncan reports. CBS
Group warns that Facebook is already being used to undermine integrity of the November election. CBS
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As President Trump gets set to nominate his pick for the Supreme Court, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins "CBS This Morning" to weigh in on the confirmation fight, and what a conservative court could mean for the Affordable Care Act. CBS
Google said it will pause elections-related ads on Nov. 3 when polls close "given the likelihood of delayed election results this year." CNBC
Public financial records show Kamala Harris and her husband's combined assets to be worth $2.8 million to $6.3 million. CNBC
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President Donald Trump intends to choose Amy Coney Barrett to be the new Supreme Court justice, according to multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process. CNN
House Democrats plan to introduce a bill next week that would limit US Supreme Court justices' lifetime appointments to 18 years, a largely symbolic response to the high-stakes battle in Congress over the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems are crying.
President Trump is promising four more years of low taxes, light regulation and a laser-focus on the stock market. Yet professionals on Wall Street are shunning Trump and funneling staggering amounts of money to his opponent. CNN
VOA VIEW: They can't buy off Trump.
Sen. Doug Jones, a vulnerable Democratic senator up for reelection in the red state of Alabama, announced Friday he "will not support" President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee -- who has yet to be named -- ahead of Election Day. CNN
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency in Portland as authorities anticipate violent clashes between opposing groups over the weekend during a scheduled rally being held by a right-wing group. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Brown is crying.
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The man arrested in the shooting of two police officers in Louisville during Breonna Taylor protests two nights ago pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of assault and wanton endangerment. FOX News
The hysteria surrounding the shootings of unarmed Blacks has been caused by "irresponsible" reporting, said U.S. Commission for Civil Rights member Peter Kirsanow, reacting to a video showing protestors attacking diners at a restaurant. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Someone will fight back.
A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber joined Ukrainian fighter planes this week and five NATO intelligence planes in an exercise over the Black Sea this week. UPI
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Google's parent company, Alphabet, agreed to spend $310 million over the next 10 years on diversity programs and hand over greater oversight to its board of directors on sexual misconduct claims. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
The U.S. economy has bounced back surprisingly quickly from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic and could be within reach of a greater recovery by the end of the year, one Federal Reserve president says. UPI
A federal judge late Thursday blocked the Trump administration from shortening the census by a month, ruling that doing so would create inaccuracies in the once-a-decade nationwide tally. UPI
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