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   In Iran, Aydin Aghdashloo Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 13 Women
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:10:32 +0000

The #MeToo movement has hit a nerve among Iran’s women. Now accusations against a politically connected celebrity artist are testing the movement in a sexually conservative society dominated by men.
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   'Amazing' Escape Artist, Magician, And Skeptic James Randi Dead At 92
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 16:08:37 -0400

The MacArthur grant-winning magician performed amazing escape acts and magic tricks to disprove the paranormal and, along the way, inspired numerous younger performers including Penn & Teller.
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   5 ways to decorate pumpkins without carving
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:03:44 +0000

Don't want to make a mess carving pumpkins this Halloween? Try these techniques instead.       
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   Prince Andrew accuser a 'fantasist' who spun 'tissue of lies', Maxwell told lawyers
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:47:00 +0100

Ghislaine Maxwell told lawyers that Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre had spun a "tissue of lies" and was an "awful fantasist", according to newly-released documents.
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   Coronavirus: Inside Europe’s most infected area
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:12:11 GMT

Gavin Lee reports from the epicentre of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is in Belgium.
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In Iran, Aydin Aghdashloo Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 13 Women
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:10:32 +0000

The #MeToo movement has hit a nerve among Iran’s women. Now accusations against a politically connected celebrity artist are testing the movement in a sexually conservative society dominated by men.
NYT > Top Stories
'Amazing' Escape Artist, Magician, And Skeptic James Randi Dead At 92
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 16:08:37 -0400

The MacArthur grant-winning magician performed amazing escape acts and magic tricks to disprove the paranormal and, along the way, inspired numerous younger performers including Penn & Teller.
News : NPR
Penn State Men's Basketball Coach Resigns After Investigation Into 'Noose' Comment
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:36:11 -0400

Pat Chambers resigned after the university said it investigated new allegations of inappropriate conduct. In July, a Black former player said Chambers referenced "noose" around the player's neck.
News : NPR
Russia Poses Greater Election Threat Than Iran, Many U.S. Officials Say
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:26:29 +0000

Russia’s hackers appeared to be preparing to sow chaos amid any uncertainty around election results, officials said.
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How Democrats Won the War of Ideas
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:23:45 +0000

The era of big government is here.
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The Artist and Musician Conjuring a World of Queer Fantasy
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:20:13 +0000

A lifelong fan of zines and riot grrrl music, Seth Bogart makes work that pays tribute to the secret histories that formed him.
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Grim, Ghastly and Gruesome: New Horror Fiction
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:04:44 +0000

Looking for a book that will scare the pants off you? We’ve got some suggestions.
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5 ways to decorate pumpkins without carving
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:03:44 +0000

Don't want to make a mess carving pumpkins this Halloween? Try these techniques instead.       
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LeBron James and Black activists are fighting efforts to misinform Black voters on social media
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:55:40 +0000

LeBron James, Black activists are mounting a counteroffensive against a surge of election misinformation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp.       
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No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:53:00 +0000

Even if people coated the inside of their mouths with a coronavirus-killing chemical, a substantial amount of the virus would still remain in the body.
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Trump And Biden On Global Issues: From Reproductive Rights To Refugees
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:51:32 -0400

Here are the positions of the two candidates on issues ranging from the Mexico City policy (involving abortion services) to refugees to membership in the World Health Organization.
News : NPR
3 Cities Designated As 'Anarchist' Filing Lawsuit Against Trump Administration
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:38:55 -0400

After months of street protests, President Trump described New York City, Portland and Seattle as lawless places and threatened to withhold federal aid. City officials say the law is on their side.
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'You're discrediting yourself': Trump releases '60 Minutes' tape of contentious interview with Lesley Stahl
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:25:35 +0000

Trump complains about Stahl's questions on the condition of the economy and the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.       
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Alexandra Korry, 61, Dies; Pushed to End Solitary for Juveniles
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:23:22 +0000

A corporate lawyer who gave time for public service in New York, she also criticized police stop-and-frisk tactics and school funding that harmed Black and Hispanic people.
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LeBron James and Black activists are fighting efforts to misinform Black voters on social media. Here's how.
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:19:08 +0000

LeBron James, Black activists are mounting a counteroffensive against a surge of election misinformation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp.       
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Hurricane Epsilon Weakens as It Nears Bermuda
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:18:45 +0000

The storm had swiftly intensified into a Category 3 for a few hours, but weakened as it approached Bermuda.
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A Rising Number Of U.S. Children Have The Option Of In-Person School
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:10:14 -0400

By Election Day, more than 60% of public school students will be attending schools that offer in-person learning at least a few days a week, an updated tracker finds.
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‘The Undoing’ Review: Murder, Actually
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:08:47 +0000

David E. Kelley’s mini-series for HBO pairs Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant in a Manhattan mystery that critiques the privilege conferred by a certain brand of devilish charm.
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No Grumpy Old Men in the Chimp World
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:00:08 +0000

Older male chimps follow a pattern that researchers also see in humans, preferring to have positive relationships with a few good friends.
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Coronavirus updates: Moderna hits vaccine milestone; blood supply shortage looms; most Americans immunized by June?
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:59:45 +0000

Moderna announces crucial vaccine step. Salem will have strict Halloween rules. San Quentin ordered to cut prison population. Latest COVID news.      
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