American Headline News for 28 Sep 2020
Chinese President Xi Jinping believes his policies in the far-western region of Xinjiang are "completely correct," despite growing international criticism of alleged human rights abuses and mass... internment.
President Trump on Sunday said he is prepping for Tuesday night's presidential debate with the help of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. "We're doing it,"... Trump said about debate prep during a White House press briefing. "These two gentlemen have been helping," the president continued, signaling to Giuliani...
A New Hampshire husband and his wife have been arrested, after authorities say the husband forced his wife to help murder her lover, then made her decapitate him.
A heat wave in the Western U.S., combined with windy conditions in California, have increased the risk of fire in an area already battered by blazes.
Police arrived at Parscale's home in Fort Lauderdale after his wife called saying he was threatening suicide and had firearms, according to reports.
Fox News, the president's favored network, will face enormous pressure to call the election for Mr. Trump. The outcome rests on a little-known 65-year-old wonk who will declare the winner.
In newly published video obtained by Vice News allegedly showing the moments after the police raid that killed Breonna Taylor, one of the officers is purportedly walking the scene of the shooting; a... potential departmental violation. The Kentucky State Police ballistics report also does not conclude that it was Kenneth Walker's weapon that shot a police sergeant in the leg. Adriana Diaz has the details.
The coronavirus appears to have "one big trick," Shane Crotty, a professor in the Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, told Bloomberg. That... trick -- avoiding the human body's "initial innate immune response for a significant period of time," and, particularly, the response of a substance called interferon that typically helps orchestrate the defense against viral pathogens -- is linked to more severe cases. Indeed, new studies published last week in Science found that an insufficient amount of interferon, the production of which may sometimes be inhibited in people with previously "silent" gene mutations, could signal a more dangerous infection because the lack of interferon can overstimulate the rest of the immune system. The good...
President Donald Trump’s push to inject new dynamics into the final weeks of the 2020 election is being overshadowed by the frightening realities of everyday life in the pandemic
After being effectively shut down by civil war since January, Libya's oil industry is slowly gearing up again.
An Australian theme park owner has been fined $2.5 million for safety breaches that led to the deaths of four people on a river rapids ride in 2016
A hospital in Napa County evacuated patients, and the utility giant PG&E shut off power in some regions as a precaution against dry and windy conditions.
Amy Coney Barrett has a reasonably clear path to the Supreme Court, and top Republicans reportedly know it. President Trump formally nominated the 7th Circuit Court judge to replace Ruth Bader... Ginsburg on Saturday. And with Republicans firmly in the Senate majority, Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are "so confident" in Barrett's confirmation that they're already dreaming up her appeals court replacement, Axios reports. Republican senators nearly universally said they'd vote for Trump's Ginsburg replacement even before he announced it would be Barrett. Just Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) definitively said she wouldn't vote for Barrett, citing the 2016 precedent in which Republicans refused to consider former President Barack Obama's election year nominee. But she...
As pros look for ways to survive, collaborative efforts like shared kitchens, ghost kitchens and joint pop-ups have seen a new lift in recent months.
In Marseille, France's second-largest city, bars and restaurants were ordered closed on Sunday evening for at least a week, prompting protests against the government decision.
President Trump was reportedly eyeing a potential Trump-Trump ticket in 2016. According to an upcoming book by former Trump deputy campaign manager Rick Gates, Trump suggested naming his daughter... Ivanka Trump as his running mate in 2016, The Washington Post and Bloomberg report. "I think it should be Ivanka," Trump reportedly said. "What about Ivanka as my VP?" Gates writes that "we all knew Trump well enough to keep our mouths shut and not laugh" at the idea, per Bloomberg, as Trump went on to say that his daughter is "bright, she's smart, she's beautiful, and the people would love her!" In fact, according to Bloomberg, the book describes how Trump brought up this idea numerous times over the following weeks, and Gates said it became clear to advisers "just how serious he was about...
Authorities in Belarus have detained 500 people during weekend protests against the country’s authoritarian president, who has claimed his sixth term in office in an election widely seen as rigged
Both states have come under pressure for putting courts, media, NGOs and rights group under direct government control.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has begun rallying Democrats in the event neither President Trump nor Joe Biden outright win the Electoral College, according to a report. In the event of an Electoral... College tie, the House would decide through a process that would allow each of the 50 state delegations one vote — which hasn’t...
The Afghan leader will hold meetings with Pakistani PM and foreign minister as intra-Afghan talks continue in Doha.
In a conversation with Kara Swisher, the billionaire entrepreneur talks space-faring civilization, battery-powered everything and computer chips in your skull.
A New York Times report Sunday that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House — and, thanks to colossal losses, no income tax at all in 11 of... the 18 years that the Times reviewed — served to raise questions about Trump’s self-image as a smart and successful businessman
A federal judge on Sunday blocked a Trump administration ban on downloads of the popular video app TikTok — just hours before it was due to go into effect, according to reports. US District Judge... Carl Nichols issued a temporary injunction in federal court in Washington, DC, putting the brakes on President Trump’s move to...
As we all know by now, the New York Times has somehow gotten hold of Donald Trump’s tax information from 2000-2018. They have an immense piece about it today, with more coming in the following... weeks, but there was only one thing I wanted to know: just how much money does the guy make? Without […]
Trump, who is the only president in modern times not to make them public, reportedly paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years