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Month: October 2023

Mississippi gubernatorial contenders Reeves and Presley will have 1 debate to cap a tough campaign

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves and Democratic challenger Brandon Presley are about to face off in their only debate. It’s scheduled to happen Wednesday night, six days before the Nov. 7 election. The two men have proposed significantly different platforms for governing Mississippi. The conservative

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What to know about Day 2 of the Trump disqualification trial in Colorado

By Marshall Cohen, CNN (CNN) — The 14th Amendment disqualification trial against former President Donald Trump continued Tuesday in Colorado, where a group of voters are trying to keep him off the 2024 ballot based on the Constitution’s post-Civil War “insurrectionist ban.” An expert on right-wing extremism dissected Trump’s history of fomenting unrest and testified that Trump’s speech on

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Helicopters drop water on Oahu wildfire for 2nd day, while some native koa and ohia trees burn

By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Helicopters are battling a wildfire in remote mountainous area of Hawaii’s Central Oahu as flames burn native koa and ohia trees. No structures or homes were threatened and no evacuations were ordered. Multiple helicopters from the Honolulu Fire Department, the U.S. Army and the state dropped buckets

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Semien’s 5 RBIs, Seager’s home run lead Rangers over Diamondbacks 11-7 for 3-1 World Series lead

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Adolis García gathered Texas Rangers hitters in a clubhouse side room Tuesday afternoon and told them his World Series was over. Max Scherzer was finished, too, injuries costing the American League champions their top slugger and potential Game 7 starting pitcher. “Pull together guys. Let’s finish

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White House will develop an anti-Islamophobia strategy but faces skepticism from Muslim Americans

By AAMER MADHANI, SEUNG MIN KIM and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is preparing to announce that it will develop a national strategy to combat Islamophobia, according to people briefed on the matter, as it faces skepticism from many in the Muslim American community for its staunch support of

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Texas again deployed a barrier to deter migrants without a federal permit. This time at the New Mexico border

By Rosa Flores and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN (CNN) — A battle is quietly brewing between Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and the Biden administration over the state’s deployment of razor wire at its border with neighboring New Mexico – its latest effort to curb illegal immigration on federal land without a permit. The International Boundary and Water

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