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Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87
The second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg's pointed and powerful dissenting opinions earned her late-life rock stardom.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Knew What to Do With Her Time (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
McConnell Says Trump's Supreme Court Nominee ‘Will Receive a Vote' in the Senate
The Senate majority leader said he would move forward with President Trump's nominee to replace Justice Ginsburg.

NPR Topics: NewsSep 18, 2020
Trump Reacts To Justice Ginsburg's 'Amazing Life' On Tarmac After Rally
"She led an amazing life, what else can you say?" Trump told reporters after they told him Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. "Whether you agreed or not — she was an amazing woman who led an amazing life."

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
Who Will Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Trump's Supreme Court Nominees List Gets New Scrutiny
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg focuses attention to a list of potential court nominees that President Trump updated last week.

FT.com - EuropeSep 18, 2020
Coronavirus latest: US reports biggest one-day jump in cases in two weeks
The second woman to serve on US's highest court was its most determined advocate for gender equality

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Boris Johnson coronavirus warning: ‘We are now seeing a second wave…across Europe' (MSNBC Int'l News)

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
RBG's Death: Reactions and Latest Updates
"Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature," Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said.

CBC Top StoriesSep 18, 2020
Ontario health-care worker returns home six months after testing positive for COVID-19
Six months ago, cross-border health-care worker Torry Robertson of LaSalle, Ont., contracted COVID-19 — leading to renal failure, a super bug, bacterial pneumonia and almost 40 days connected to a ventilator. But Friday, he was finally given the green light to go home, with neighbours, friends and family members cheering him on.



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Coronavirus: US health chiefs reverse advice on Covid-19 testing (BBC Front Page)

BBC Front PageSep 18, 2020
Coronavirus: NHS workers who died in the pandemic
More than 600 health and social care workers have died from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ottawa officially in COVID-19 pandemic's 2nd wave, says city's medical officer of health (CBC Top Stories)

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
Live Covid-19 Tracker and Updates
Israel becomes one of the few countries to impose a second nationwide lockdown. In the U.S., Joe Biden tries to focus the campaign on President Trump's virus performance.

NPR Headline NewsSep 18, 2020
How Loss Of Health Care Workers In Pandemic Affects Profession
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Christopher Friese of the University of Michigan School of Nursing about what the impact of losing health care workers to COVID-19 could have on the profession.

CNBC World NewsSep 18, 2020
Coronavirus live updates: CDC reverses controversial testing guidance; Europe faces second wave
The coronavirus has infected more than 30.2 million people globally as of Friday, killing at least 946,685 people so far.

BBC Front PageSep 18, 2020
Covid: PM considering new restrictions amid second coronavirus wave
Options being looked at include a ban on households mixing, and reducing hospitality opening hours.

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 18, 2020
Coronavirus: what Israel's second lockdown feels like
Two Jerusalem residents give their thoughts to the BBC from Israel, the first country to reimpose a nationwise lockdown.

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
C.D.C. Reverses Testing Guidelines for People Without Covid-19 Symptoms
The agency now says anyone exposed to an infected person for more than 15 minutes needs a test. An earlier guideline saying it might not be necessary had shocked public health experts.

NYT Middle EastSep 18, 2020
Israel Prepares to Celebrate Rosh Hashana Under Lockdown
As the pandemic in the country worsens, officials warn that new restrictions might not be enough to cut infection rates significantly. Many people question the logic and motives behind the rules.

NYTimes GlobalSep 18, 2020
Women in Suburbia Don't Seem Too Worried About Its Destruction
President Trump has sought to fan fears about lower property values and crime, but polls suggest his general statements are not resonating locally.

NYTimes GlobalSep 18, 2020
Will the Election Turn on R.B.G.?
The nation was divided enough already.

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
Trump Wants to Cripple TikTok and WeChat. Why?
He says that they are a security threat. If so, it is time to show the world the evidence.

NewsweekSep 18, 2020
Most Americans, Regardless of Political Alignment, Want a Third Party
However, many electoral roadblocks stand in the way of making a third party truly viable in American politics.

NPR Headline NewsSep 18, 2020
How Supreme Court Vacancy Could Change Dynamics Of Presidential Election
The vacancy on the Supreme Court sets up the potential for an epic political fight and comes days after President Trump released a short list of names he would nominate.

BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 18, 2020
How many people does it take to oust a political leader?
How big does a protest need to be to topple a political leader? One estimate is 3.5% of the country's population.

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
Wildfires Live Updates: Firefighter Dies in Blaze Sparked by Gender-Reveal Celebration
The firefighter died while battling the El Dorado Fire, which was started by a pyrotechnic device in Southern California.

NPR Headline NewsSep 18, 2020
The U.S. To Limit Access To TikTok And WeChat On Sunday
The U.S. Commerce Department says people in the U.S. won't be able to download or update the popular video-sharing app TikTok or the messaging app WeChat, starting Sunday.

CNBC World NewsSep 18, 2020
'Pandemic fatigue' leads to resurgence of coronavirus in Europe where cases hit fresh records in France and Spain
"Pandemic fatigue" has set in across parts of Europe, where the outbreak is on the rise again in some countries that were hailed early on for stamping out massive outbreaks.

NewsweekSep 18, 2020
How the Pollsters Changed Their Game After Getting the 2016 Election Wrong
"A whole host of things happened that the polls would not have caught," said one pollster about the 2016 election.

NYTimes GlobalSep 18, 2020
For Mitch McConnell, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death Prompts Stark Turnabout
The majority leader pledged that President Trump's nominee to replace Justice Ginsburg would receive a Senate vote, despite his 2016 move to block President Obama's nominee in the waning months of his term.

NPR Topics: NewsSep 18, 2020
Biden: Senate Shouldn't Take Up Supreme Court Vacancy Until After The Election
The Democratic presidential nominee said Friday he thought voters should have a say in the makeup of the high court through their choice for president — the position taken by the GOP in 2016.

NYTimes GlobalSep 18, 2020
Justice Ginsburg's Judicial Legacy of Striking Dissents
She was part of the Supreme Court's 4-member liberal wing throughout her 27-year tenure and led it in her last decade.

CBC Top StoriesSep 18, 2020
Conservatives' O'Toole tests positive for COVID-19; Quebec's Legault self-isolating
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19 but is "feeling well," according to the party.  



BBC News Front Page | WorldSep 18, 2020
The racist church bombing that shocked the world
In 1963, four young black girls were killed in a racist bomb attack at a church in Alabama.

NewsweekSep 18, 2020
8 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes That Define the Supreme Court Justice's Legacy
"The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people; that public discussion is a political duty; and that this should be a fundamental principle of the American government."—Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her 2012 book, 'My Own Words'

NewsweekSep 18, 2020
U.S. Slams China's 'Aggressive, Destabilizing' Military Actions During Taiwan Visit
Pentagon spokesperson John Supple told Newsweek that China's air and naval show of force was another example of the country "using its military as a tool of coercion with Taiwan and other neighbors,"

NPR Topics: NewsSep 18, 2020
President Of Guatemala Tests Positive For COVID-19
Alejandro Giammettei says he is showing typical symptoms of high fever and body aches, "resting and isolating myself from all public activity."

NYTimes GlobalSep 18, 2020
No, a Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Didn't Partner With a Pro-Communist Chinese Group
From Daily Distortions, The Times's project on viral misinformation: An investigation that went viral conflated two nonprofits with the same name.

CNBC World NewsSep 18, 2020
Dow drops 240 points Friday as stocks fall for a third straight week
Stocks fell on Friday to end a volatile week as tech struggled once again to find its footing recover from its September losses.

CNBC World NewsSep 18, 2020
Unity shares close up 31% following market debut
Shares of Unity, a video game software developer, jumped in its market debut Friday.

NPR Headline NewsSep 18, 2020
CDC Reverses Controversial Guidelines Regarding Coronavirus Testing
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed its controversial suggestion that people who have been exposed to someone with the virus don't need to be tested if they have no symptoms.

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CDC reverses COVID-19 testing guidance after report of interference (ABC News)

FT.com - EuropeSep 18, 2020
Unity Software shares surge on IPO debut
First-day pop briefly lifts valuation of video-game technology supplier above $20bn

CBC Top StoriesSep 18, 2020
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet tests positive for COVID-19
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet has tested positive for COVID-19.



NPR Topics: NewsSep 18, 2020
Poll: Biden Maintains Lead Over Trump With Likely Voters
Joe Biden leads by 9 points against President Trump, who continues to face an uphill reelection battle. But the Democratic nominee is underperforming with people of color who are likely to vote.

MSNBC Int'l NewsSep 18, 2020
Taiwan scrambles jets during visit by senior U.S. official, accuses China of buzzing island
"If they intended to use Taiwan as a hostage to control China, they will be only daydreaming and doomed to perish," China told Taiwan and the U.S.

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China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy's visit (ABC News)

Int'l Herald TribuneSep 18, 2020
F.B.I. Director Warns of Russian Interference and White Supremacist Violence
Testimony by Christopher A. Wray contradicted efforts by President Trump and other officials to downplay the threats.

CBC Top StoriesSep 18, 2020
Why saliva testing for COVID-19 in Canada won't be ending the long lineups any time soon
Canadians in several provinces face long lines for a swab to help diagnose COVID-19 as school and workplaces open. New testing technologies could help, but doctors say they won't be a silver bullet.



CNN WorldSep 18, 2020
The pandemic didn't solve climate change. This week's disasters are proof
• Latest on Covid-19: Global cases have passed 30M

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Governments should invest to overcome the coronavirus crisis — but don't forget climate change, says expert (CNBC World News)

CNBC World NewsSep 17, 2020
Asia-Pacific markets edge up as investors watch tech shares following Wall Street losses
Overnight stateside, the Nasdaq Composite fell 1.3% to close at 10,910.28.The tech-heavy benchmark briefly dipped back into correction territory, down 10% from its all-time high.

CNBC World NewsSep 17, 2020
FBI Director Wray warns of 'very active efforts' by Russians to influence the 2020 election
FBI Director Christoper Wray described Russian efforts as a "steady drumbeat of misinformation" that he said could undercut American voters' confidence in the democratic process.

CNBC World NewsSep 17, 2020
Dow drops more than 200 points as Apple and Microsoft lead tech lower
Stocks dropped on Thursday as technology stocks declined, along with plays related to a successful coronavirus vaccine rollout.

UN WomenSep 15, 2020
Remarks by UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed at the UN Women at 10 years event
Within the United Nations family, UN Women has established itself as a strong voice for women's rights, advancing, educating and pushing all parts of the system to mainstream gender in all our work.
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