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South Korea Urges Joint Inquiry Into Official’s Killing at Sea

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea called on Sunday for a joint investigation with North Korea in an effort to resolve key details over the killing of a South Korean official at sea that prompted a rare apology......
CBS US News

Brain-eating amoeba may be in Houston-area tap water, health officials warn

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Texas officials have warned residents of some communities near Houston to stop using tap water because it may be tainted with a brain-eating amoeba. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality warned the Brazosport Water Authority late Friday of the......
CNBC Business

Top U.S. health officials try to reassure people of coronavirus vaccine safety as concerns stir

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Top U.S. health officials tout coronavirus vaccine safety as concerns stir SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
Cleveland Scene

Before Limiting Ballot Drop Boxes to One Per County, Top Ohio Election Officials Secretly Consulted Promoter of Debunked Voting Fraud Fears

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ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Stay up to date with email updates about WNYC and ProPublica’s investigations into the president’s business practices. On July 15, a civil rights group formed by Black union......
New York Times - World

Argentina Spied on Families of Lost Submarine Crew, Officials Say

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BUENOS AIRES — In the tense months after a submarine carrying 44 crew members ​went missing in 2017, Argentina’s intelligence service illegally spied on ​their​ families​​, ​ the ​current head of the agency said on Wednesday. Intelligence officials......
Politico.com

Tom Steyer meets with Biden officials, interested in a role in administration

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Key context: The meeting with Steyer, like those involving other would-be Cabinet members and administration officials, come as Biden prepares to assemble a government in the event that he defeats President Donald Trump in November. Presidential nominees traditionally begin making......
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Pennsylvania election officials warn of 2000 Florida redux

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The decision on naked ballots was immediately seen as a victory for Trump’s campaign and state Republicans: They’ve argued in a lawsuit against Pennsylvania that such votes should be tossed out. Democrats countered with their own suit in state court......
New York Times - Politics

Justice Dept. Denies House Panel’s Request for Officials to Appear

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday denied a congressional oversight committee’s request to hear from top officials, accusing Democrats of having “squandered” their opportunity to get relevant information from Attorney General William P. Barr this summer by instead using their time to “air grievances.” The House Judiciary Committee had......
Technology

Ex-Georgia Tech Researcher Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against University Officials

New York Times
In 2010, agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation raided the Atlanta home and office of Joy Laskar, a professor of electrical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Accused of misusing more than $1 million in university funds as he built a private start-up, Dr. Laskar was later fired......
New York Times - World

Campers Left Trash in a Thai Park. Officials Returned It in the Mail.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — Officials in Thailand had an unorthodox approach to deal with visitors who left a tent filled with litter in a national park: mail the trash to the offenders. The country’s environment minister said that he......
New York Times - World

Covid-19 Live Updates: Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump’s Vaccine Timeline

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Health officials sidestep questions about Trump’s timeline for ‘enough vaccines for every American by April.’ As the nation’s coronavirus death toll neared 200,000, top administration health officials on Sunday delicately sidestepped President Trump’s ambitious declaration last week that......
CBS US News

President Trump contradicts health officials on vaccine distribution timeline

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the nation approaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, President Trump continues to insist vaccines will be available for mass distribution by April, contradicting the claims of health officials. CDC Director Robert Redfield said one would most likely be ready by......
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Montana officials struggle to get rural residents counted on census

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here With the 2020 census set to end in just 11 days, Montana officials are trying to make sure every resident is counted — with a big reward on their minds. Montana has enough population for a second House seat,......
Detroit News

Michigan officials mourn ‘warrior for justice’ Ginsburg

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Tributes, condolences and from some quarters, expressions of fear about the future of the Supreme Court, poured in Friday evening from Michigan political leaders as they learned of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg, 87, a liberal......
CNBC Business

U.S. health officials say CDC is developing new coronavirus testing guidance for screening at schools, businesses

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is developing new guidance on how......
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HHS spokesman Caputo to take medical leave after reportedly accusing CDC officials of plotting against Trump

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Michael Caputo, a former Trump campaign official who took over as top spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services earlier this year, will take a 60-day leave of absence, HHS announced Wednesday. The move comes after Caputo, who......
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Trump health officials prepare to distribute coronavirus vaccine within 24 hours of OK from FDA

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. government plans to transport a coronavirus vaccine to distribution sites across the U.S. within 24 hours after the Food and Drug Administration grants an emergency authorization or approval, senior administration officials said Wednesday. The government will use medical......
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Democrats investigating Trump officials’ alleged meddling with CDC coronavirus reports

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee Chairman James E. Clyburn (D-SC). Graeme Jennings | Getty Images Democratic lawmakers launched an investigation Monday into reports that Trump administration appointees tried to interfere with coronavirus reports from the Centers for Disease Control......
New York Times - Politics

Trump Pressed for Plasma Therapy. Officials Worry, Is an Unvetted Vaccine Next?

New York Times
WASHINGTON — It was the third week of August, the Republican National Convention was days away, and President Trump was impatient. White House officials were anxious to showcase a step forward in the battle against the coronavirus: an expansion of the use of blood plasma from recovered patients to treat......
Politico.com

Schiff asks to interview DHS officials over whistleblower complaint

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Schiff’s request comes as the Senate Intelligence Committee, also in receipt of Murphy’s complaint, has asked the department to produce all of the intelligence analyses that Murphy referenced in his complaint, as well as any notes and materials that fed......

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