Monthly Archives: October 2020

2nd suspect in custody in deadly France church attack

The investigation into a gruesome attack by a Tunisian man who killed three people in a French church had a second suspect in custody Friday.

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Kingston parents, students speak out after class trip cancelled with no refund

A Spring break trip to Italy was cancelled due to COVID-19. Eight months later, parents and students say they have yet to be refunded.

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19 dead after 7.0 magnitude earthquake rattles Turkey, Greece coast: officials

Fourteen people died and at least 419 people were injured in an earthquake that struck the Aegean coast of Turkey.

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Man falls into pit filled with rats after sinkhole opens on NYC sidewalk

The man fell down a deep hole and remained stuck with the rats for half an hour.

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U.S. election: How COVID-19 misinformation is being weaponized in politics

Social media platforms are being used to downplay the threat of the coronavirus and push back on COVID-19 restrictions in the lead up to the 2020 U.S. election.

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Bobby Orr takes out newspaper ad endorsing Trump for president

The Boston Bruins legend took out a full-page ad in Friday’s New Hampshire Union Leader, where he calls Trump “the kind of teammate I want.”

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Cameroon man seeking asylum in Canada misses meeting after U.S. refuses to release him

Amnesty International said ‘it is extremely likely that anyone who is returned to Cameroon will face a high risk of being detained, beaten, … possibly even killed.’

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‘Panicky pandemic publishing’: weak COVID-19 research erodes trust in science, report says

The report, which was published by the Royal Society of Canada, says scientists, public health officials, governments and journalists all must do better not to undermine long-held standards and ethics in their respected professions.

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Record surge of coronavirus cases overtakes U.S. with election 4 days away

The United States recorded its 9 millionth case on Friday, nearly 3% of the population, with roughly 229,000 dead since the outbreak of the pandemic early this year.

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Record early turnout could hold clues to U.S. election result

Here’s a closer look at what we know — and don’t know — about early voters.

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