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26 Sep 6:10pm How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years (cloned)
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Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana
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26 Sep 6:09pm Amy Coney Barrett: From law professor to high court in four years
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Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana
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26 Sep 6:07pm London protest: 16 arrests and officers injured as police shut down anti-lockdown rally after crowds break social distancing rules
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<p>Violent clashes as officers try to clear thousands from Trafalgar Square over social distancing concerns</p>
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26 Sep 5:48pm Breonna Taylor protests continue as Louisville under curfew
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Police kept up barricades and a curfew remains in effect as Louisville, Kentucky, prepares for a fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge the officers who shot Breonna Taylor
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26 Sep 5:48pm Amy Coney Barrett quotes: What Trump’s Supreme Court nominee says about religion, abortion and more
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, says she is a firm supporter of the Constitutrio
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26 Sep 5:32pm ‘Let this sink into your hollow skull’: Rihanna condemns Daniel Cameron over Breonna Taylor decision
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<p>Attorney general had called on public not to listen to celebrities’ comments on Taylor case</p>
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26 Sep 5:27pm Trump nominates conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg on Supreme Court
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Donald Trump on Saturday announced he will nominate conservative federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg, setting off an election-year confirmation fight with Democrats as the president admittedly aims to seat a sixth conservative justice he predicts will help decide whether he serves a second term.
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26 Sep 5:17pm Trump news - live: President nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
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26 Sep 5:16pm GOP invests in boosting Trump with Barrett confirmation
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The Republican National Committee is putting Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation fight front and center with voters just weeks before Election Day
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26 Sep 5:02pm Coronavirus: Students may have had human rights breached by new restrictions, says Scottish Labour leader
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<p>Richard Leonard calls for investigation into measures banning students from going home or to the pub</p>
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26 Sep 5:00pm Thousands march in Washington to pray and show Trump support
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Thousands of people have packed the National Mall in downtown Washington to pray and show their support for President Donald Trump
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26 Sep 4:22pm Paris stabbings: Suspect ‘targeted Charlie Hebdo in anger at Prophet Muhammad cartoons’
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<p>Officials claim man admits attack outside building where 12 were shot dead in 2015</p>
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26 Sep 4:06pm The Latest: Barrett believed to have arrived in DC area
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An airplane believed to be carrying likely Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and her family has arrived at Joint Base Andrews
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26 Sep 3:55pm Bill Murray offers Doobie Brothers golf shirts after joke copyright complaint
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<p>Caddyshack star accused of using ‘Listen To The Music’ without permission in advert</p>
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26 Sep 3:48pm Progressive group buys Amy Coney Barrett internet domain to protest nomination
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<p>The group warns Ms Barrett would overturn the Affordable Care Act and reverse Roe v. Wade</p>
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26 Sep 3:32pm Coronavirus: More than 1,000 New Yorkers test positive in a day for first time since June
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<p>Neighbourhoods in Brooklyn, Queens see an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases</p>
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26 Sep 3:29pm Amy Coney Barrett: Likely Supreme Court pick is Scalia’s heir
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<p>Donald Trump is widely expected announce the nomination of the 48-year-old Catholic</p>
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26 Sep 3:24pm Amy Coney Barrett: Likely high court pick, is Scalia’s heir
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President Donald Trump is widely expected announce the nomination of the Amy Coney Barrett, 48-year-old Catholic who would be among the youngest justices to assume a high-court seat and hence potentially one of the longest-serving
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26 Sep 3:22pm New witness rule for mail-in ballots could disenfranchise thousands of voters in several states
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<p>Lawsuits challenging requirements requirements for witness signatures on absentee envelopes argue hurdles add confusion to unprecedented voting efforts&nbsp;</p>
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26 Sep 3:18pm Amy Coney Barrett: Meet the judge at the top of Trump’s list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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<p>A devout Catholic who is fervently antiabortion, Barrett appeals to Trump's conservative base.&nbsp;</p>
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26 Sep 3:16pm Rihanna rips Kentucky attorney general over Breonna Taylor case
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<p>Singer posts blistering ‘hollow skull’ message to her 87.4m followers</p>
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26 Sep 3:12pm Coronavirus: NHS Covid-19 app cannot process tens of thousands of test results
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<p>Ministers under pressure to explain ‘extraordinary’ failure – affecting tests at NHS hospitals and labs – while Wales escapes problems</p>
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26 Sep 2:49pm Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem, despite lockdown
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Thousands of Israelis are protesting outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with weeks of protests against the embattled Israeli leader despite a strict new lockdown order
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26 Sep 2:35pm Mexico to pursue soldiers, federal police in abduction probe
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Mexico has issued 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014, including for the first time members of the military and federal police
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26 Sep 2:02pm Jacinda Ardern pays tribute to police officer shot dead in London
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<p>Metropolitan Police sergeant’s native premier ‘incredibly sad’ to hear of his death</p>
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26 Sep 1:59pm Man becomes second victim in 10 days to be killed by cows in northern England
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<p>Malcolm Flynn was charged by the animals while out on the Pennine Way</p>
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26 Sep 1:55pm Updated Jacinda Ardern pays tribute to police officer shot dead in London
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<p>Metropolitan Police sergeant’s native premier ‘incredibly sad’ to hear of his death</p>
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26 Sep 1:45pm Updated Man becomes second victim in 10 days to be killed by cows in northern England
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<p>Malcolm Flynn was charged by the animals while out on the Pennine Way</p>
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26 Sep 1:44pm Updated Six-year-old girl dies after tree falls on her at school
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<p>Police launch investigation after child passes away in hospital</p>
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26 Sep 1:43pm Deadly brain-eating amoeba found in Texas town’s water supply
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<p>Organism in contaminated water causes highly lethal disease</p>
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26 Sep 1:41pm Updated Coronavirus: NHS Covid-19 app ‘cannot process tens of thousands of test results’
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<p>Ministers under pressure to explain ‘extraordinary’ failure - affecting tests at NHS hospitals and labs - while Wales escapes problems</p>
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26 Sep 1:29pm Updated Oxford United team bus disabled after coronavirus alcohol spray sets off in-built breathalyser
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<p>Sanitiser handed out as safeguard against coronavirus activated vehicle’s anti-drink-driving mechanism</p>
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26 Sep 1:27pm Updated London protest: Police shutting down anti-lockdown rally after crowd break social distancing rules
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<p>Violence clashes with police result in protestors being forced to vacate the area</p>
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26 Sep 1:15pm Man jailed for throwing large parties during coronavirus pandemic
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<p>Shawn Myers argued with police and told more than 50 guests they could stay</p>
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26 Sep 1:12pm Black doctors want to vet coronavirus vaccine process due to mistrust from years of medical racism
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<p>Some communities risk being left out of immunisation efforts</p>
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26 Sep 1:11pm Updated Paris stabbings: Seven people in custody after attacks near former Charlie Hebdo office
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<p>Five were detained at residence which is thought to be that of suspected attacker, official says</p>
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26 Sep 12:31pm Teaching material calling for end of capitalism banned from schools as ministers brand it ‘extreme’
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<p>Amnesty International attacks new guidance, issued by the department for education, for undermining ‘freedom of speech’</p>
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26 Sep 12:29pm Coronavirus vaccine: Johnson & Johnson jab shows response in 98% of test participants
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<p>Johnson &amp; Johnson vaccine development moves on to 60,000 person trial&nbsp;</p>
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26 Sep 12:18pm Trump news - live: President set to pick anti-abortion judge to fill RBG’s seat, as he’s branded ‘fascist dictator’
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26 Sep 12:18pm Vitamin D can half risk of fatal coronavirus complications, research finds
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<p>New studies suggest vitamin D supplements could reduce the threat of Covid-19 by 54 per cent</p>
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26 Sep 12:17pm If Barrett joins, Supreme Court would have six Catholics
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Roman Catholics account for a bit more than 20% of the U.S. population
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26 Sep 12:16pm Q&A: How to handle technology issues with online school
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Across the U.S., the pandemic has forced students to attend virtual school
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26 Sep 12:11pm Updated Coronavirus: ‘Selfish’ nations have taken ‘comfort’ from countries with more deaths, Boris Johnson tells UN
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<p>‘Every day people were openly encouraged to study a grisly reverse Olympic league table, and to take morbid and totally mistaken comfort in the greater sufferings of others’</p>
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26 Sep 12:07pm Updated UK government warned about contaminated blood risk for haemophiliacs, new documentary reveals
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<p>Film looks at what has been labelled the worst treatment disaster in NHS history</p>
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26 Sep 11:46am At UN, India vows to help produce virus vaccine for world
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pledging to help the world produce and deliver potential coronavirus vaccines
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26 Sep 11:42am Boris Johnson’s ‘attacks’ on BBC are ‘dangerous’, says David Dimbleby
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<p>Prime minister’s refusal to be interviewed is arrogant, according to former ‘Question Time’ host</p>
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26 Sep 11:42am Coronavirus: Scientists advising Boris Johnson ‘never discussed’ 10pm pubs curfew plan, reveals Sage member
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<p>Professor Graham Medley fuels growing belief that government adopted the measure alone</p>
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26 Sep 11:34am Updated Coronavirus: NYC threatens Orthodox Jewish areas with lockdown over Covid fears
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<p>Impact of new measures on gathering in synagogues unclear as Yom Kippur approaches</p>
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26 Sep 11:09am Rio Carnival postponed for first time in 100 years due to coronavirus
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<p>‘The samba schools are community institutions and the parades are just one detail of that,’ says historian&nbsp;</p>
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26 Sep 11:09am US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks
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Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester as campus coronavirus cases skyrocket and tensions with local health leaders flare
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26 Sep 11:06am Coronavirus: Orchestral rap event and wedding among gatherings shut down by police over breach of regulations
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<p>Event organisers in Liverpool and wedding venue in Manchester given £10,000 fine each</p>
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26 Sep 10:49am FAA chief will personally fly Boeing 737 MAX test flight to allay safety fears
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<p>Steve Dickson will not sign off plane’s return until he is ‘satisfied I would put my own family on it’</p>
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26 Sep 10:47am Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the coronavirus pandemic has frayed the bonds between nations, and is urging world leaders to unite against the “common foe” of COVID-19
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26 Sep 10:38am New lockdown restrictions may not be enough to halt coronavirus, warns Leeds council leader
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<p>‘If things carry on, I can’t see how the government won’t be forced to take more measures,’ warns council leader Judith Blake</p>
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26 Sep 10:35am Updated Coronavirus: Sturgeon issues warning as Scotland records highest daily tally
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<p>‘We have absolutely no room for complacency,’ first minister says</p>
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26 Sep 10:28am Updated Poorer areas hit by GP shortages and less funding
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<p>GPs working in the most-deprived areas of England get 7 per cent less funding per patient than those in more affluent areas</p>
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26 Sep 10:25am Updated New lockdown restrictions may not be enough to halt coronavirus, warns Leeds council leader
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<p>‘If things carry on, I can’t see how the government won’t be forced to take more measures,’ warns council leader Judith Blake</p>
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26 Sep 10:02am Updated Trump news - live: President branded a ‘fascist dictator’ over 2020 election disinformation as anger escalates at SCOTUS nominee
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26 Sep 10:02am Discovery of golden eagle’s tag in Scottish river proves illegal killing, says RSPB
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<p>RSPB Scotland say unearthed tag “unequivocal proof” that the bird was killed in grouse lands</p>
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26 Sep 9:54am Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem
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Tiny particles that people expel when they sneeze, cough or talk are getting a close look for their ability to spread the new coronavirus
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26 Sep 9:47am Kansas City weighs another bid to honor Martin Luther King
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A year after a divisive fight that ended with Kansas City removing Martin Luther King Jr.'s name from a prominent boulevard, the city is trying again to find a way to honor the civil rights icon
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26 Sep 9:37am Germany pays tribute to victims of 1980 Oktoberfest bombing
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Senior officials and survivors paid tribute Saturday to the victims of a deadly neo-Nazi attack on Munich’s Oktoberfest 40 years ago
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26 Sep 9:19am London protest: Police warn against violence as anti-lockdown demonstrators gather in capital
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<p>After multiple arrests and injuries at last weeks rally, Met urges protestors to abide by rules</p>
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26 Sep 9:10am Thousands protest COVID-19 restrictions in central London
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Thousands have gathered at London’s Trafalgar Square to protest lockdowns and social distancing rules imposed to block the spread of COVID-19
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26 Sep 8:30am Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic
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Maine’s lobster fishermen braced for a difficult summer this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the season was unexpectedly decent
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26 Sep 8:28am 1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution
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The survivor of the 1963 bombing of an Alabama church that killed four girls is seeking an apology and restitution from the state
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26 Sep 8:07am Lib Dem conference: Leader accused of ‘stitch-up’ over crunch vote on rejoining EU
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<p>Rebels seek to make return to EU an official objective of party policy</p>
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26 Sep 7:04am Paris names park after Black woman who resisted slavery
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The city of Paris has inaugurated a park honoring a woman who fought for the liberation of slaves on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe
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26 Sep 6:58am Alps surprised by early snowfall, Swiss town sees new record
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Parts of Austria and Switzerland were surprised by unseasonably early snowfall overnight, after a sharp drop in temperatures and heavy precipitation
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26 Sep 6:57am Woman caught stealing from Uber driver in viral video complains she is being harassed
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<p>Gabrielle Canales brands one social media critic an ‘a******’</p>
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26 Sep 6:35am Trump news - live: President to name SCOTUS pick after claiming he can only lose election if Biden ‘cheats’
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26 Sep 6:32am Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor
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Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26
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26 Sep 6:01am France: 7 in custody after stabbing linked to Charlie Hebdo
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French authorities say seven people are in custody after a stabbing outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, including the suspected assailant
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26 Sep 5:54am FAA chief will personally fly Boeing 737 MAX test flight to allay safety fears
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<p>Steve Dickson will not sign off plane’s return until he is ‘satisfied I would put my own family on it’</p>
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26 Sep 5:53am Trump news - live: President claims he can only lose election if ‘Democrats cheat’ as White House selects SCOTUS nominee
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26 Sep 5:32am White supremacist gang member killed in shootout with police in California
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<p>The suspect was found to be illegally manufacturing weapons </p>
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26 Sep 5:30am Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominee slammed Obama for trying to ‘dramatically flip the balance of power’
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<p>Widely viewed as the president’s top choice for the vacancy, Amy Coney Barrett has previously spoken out against shifting the balance of the nation’s highest court</p>
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26 Sep 5:29am Court packing: What it is, how it affects the Supreme Court, and does Joe Biden want to do it?
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<p>A nuts-and-bolts history on the makeup of the Supreme Court and why it has been such a hot topic this election cycle</p>
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26 Sep 5:05am Hundreds of anti-coal protesters break into German mine
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Hundreds of anti-coal protesters have entered a mine in western Germany to protest the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels
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26 Sep 5:00am Lebanese prime minister-designate resigns amid impasse
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Lebanon’s prime minister-designate has resigned amid a political impasse over government formation, nearly a month after he was appointed to the job
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26 Sep 4:49am Lib Dem members expected to commit party to universal basic income in vote at online conference
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<p>Bust-up over EU policy expected at four-day virtual gathering</p>
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26 Sep 4:06am Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy
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As Jews around the world gather for Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest holiday, many in Germany are still feeling uneasy and questioning whether they are safe, one year after one of the most violent and overt anti-Semitic acts in postwar history
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26 Sep 4:04am Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa
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Schools are reopening in Zimbabwe, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions
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26 Sep 3:52am Andrew Neil leaves BBC to launch new UK news channel
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<p>‘GB News is the most exciting thing to happen in British television news for more than 20 years’, veteran broadcaster says</p>
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26 Sep 3:52am NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station
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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins told The Associated Press on Friday that she plans to cast her next vote from space – more than 200 miles above Earth
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26 Sep 3:41am New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels
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Future moon explorers will face ultrahazardous radiation levels
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26 Sep 3:37am Moon has hazardous radiation levels, scientists warn
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Future moon explorers will face ultrahazardous radiation levels
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26 Sep 3:37am Moon has hazardous radiation levels, scientists warn
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Future moon explorers will face ultrahazardous radiation levels
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26 Sep 3:31am Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection
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With less than 40 days to go until the election, Pennsylvania is poised to emerge as the most crucial battleground on the map, one President Donald Trump may not be able to be win another term without
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26 Sep 3:30am Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection
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With less than 40 days to go until the election, Pennsylvania is poised to emerge as the most crucial battleground on the map, one President Donald Trump may not be able to be win another term without
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26 Sep 3:10am Johnson and Sunak are the latest combatants in the long history of tension between PMs and chancellors
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<p>The prime minister failed to turn up for the chancellor’s economic statement this week, sparking rumours of a rift. But, as John Rentoul points out, disharmony between No 10 and No 11 is nothing new</p>
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26 Sep 2:25am Coronavirus: Boris Johnson calls for global pandemic early warning system
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<p>International community ‘tattered’ from experience of Covid-19, says PM</p>
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26 Sep 2:19am China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns
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Hundreds of thousands of people have taken one of the four leading vaccine candidates in China
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26 Sep 1:02am Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection
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With less than 40 days to go until the election, Pennsylvania is poised to emerge as the most crucial battleground on the map, one President Donald Trump may not be able to be win another term without
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26 Sep 12:44am Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
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26 Sep 12:20am Still no cause for mass pilot whale stranding in Australia
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The reason for Australia’s biggest mass whale stranding will probably remain a mystery but the social nature of the species involved may have played a part
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26 Sep 12:13am Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally
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A rally in Portland, Oregon, hosted by the right-wing group Proud Boys was expected to bring several thousand supporters of President Donald Trump to the city on Saturday
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26 Sep 12:05am Updated Who are Donald Trump’s front-runners for Supreme Court vacancy?
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Donald Trump has vowed to nominate a woman to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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25 Sep 11:50pm Russia, China block release of UN report criticizing Russia
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Russia and China are blocking the official release of a report by U.N. experts on Libya that accuses its warring parties and their international backers -- including Russia -- of violating a U.N. arms embargo on the conflict-wracked country
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25 Sep 11:27pm S. Korea calls for N. Korea to further investigate shooting
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South Korea says it will request North Korea to further investigate the killing of a South Korean government official who was shot by North Korean troops after being found adrift near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary while apparently trying to defect
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25 Sep 11:16pm Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe
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Australia’s Victoria state health minister has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why security guards were used instead of police or the military at quarantine hotels
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25 Sep 11:05pm AP PHOTOS: Former shipping container maker uses them to farm
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After a career making shipping containers that transport freight around the world, Arthur Lee has stayed with them in retirement, using them to raise crops and fish.
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25 Sep 10:29pm China opens auto show under anti-disease controls
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Ford, Nissan and BMW have unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link
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25 Sep 10:21pm Polls open in Malaysian state in key test for embattled PM
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Polls have opened in Malaysia’s eastern Sabah state in a vote seen as a referendum for embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s 7-month-old unelected government
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25 Sep 9:29pm Updated Ukraine plane crash: At least 22 dead after military plane burst into flames while landing
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<p>‘The bodies of 22 people were found, two people were injured and the search for four people continues’, state emergency service says</p>
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25 Sep 8:32pm Serving US attorney says Bill Barr ‘brought shame’ on his office in searing letter
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<p>Federal prosecutor says he had to speak out after ‘headhunting’ speech</p>
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25 Sep 8:00pm Jimmy Kimmel prank claims Donald Trump chose daughter Ivanka for Supreme Court
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<p>Comic’s fake news prank even claimed Trump made nomination with Ivanka sat on his lap</p>
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25 Sep 7:39pm Trump news: President to name Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, reports say
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<p>President to make third SCOTUS appointment on Saturday as Joe Biden dismisses election threats as ‘distraction’ from administration failures</p>
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25 Sep 7:35pm Biden warns ‘outrageous’ Trump voting comments could cause violence
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<p>Biden says he’s confident every vote will be counted, but Trump might make people distrust the election</p>
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25 Sep 7:31pm Biden news: Democratic sweep would be biggest boost for economy, analysts say
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<p>Democratic candidate says Trump’s election threats are ‘distraction’ from administration failures as polls show lead for former VP in swing states</p>
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25 Sep 7:17pm California virus hospitalizations could surge in next month
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California has begun to see early but concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a period of decline
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25 Sep 7:04pm Army Major cleared of drowning Iraqi teenager talks of desperation after 17 years
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<p>'It has been very exhausting, it's been pretty horrible and everywhere that I and my two soldiers turned for help we were turned away,' says Robert Campbell</p>
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25 Sep 7:01pm The flaws in Rishi Sunak’s furlough scheme replacement
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<p>Since the new Job Support Scheme was unveiled by the chancellor this week a host of major problems with it have emerged. Ben Chu highlights the main issues</p>
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25 Sep 7:01pm Johnson and Sunak are the latest combatants in the long history of tension between PMs and chancellors
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<p>The prime minister failed to turn up for the chancellor’s economic statement this week, sparking rumours of a rift. But, as John Rentoul points out, disharmony between No 10 and No 11 is nothing new</p>
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25 Sep 7:01pm Sunak’s plaster is no cure. It can’t hide the bigger problems
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<p>We’re tired of galvanising rhetoric, photocalls and gesture politics. We need to know how our jobs and the economy will be saved, says Chris Blackhurst</p>
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25 Sep 7:00pm When did we become a nation of litter louts?
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<p>Litter in the UK has increased by 500 per cent in the past 50 years. Lockdown brought with it a new plastic pollution problem – face coverings. Andy Martin delves into the psychology behind Britain’s dirty little secret</p>
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25 Sep 7:00pm ‘Prisons by another name’: China is building vast new detention centres for Muslims in Xinjiang
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<p>Far from bowing to international pressure, China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslims population is entering an ominous new phase, says Anna Fifield</p>
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