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    Unemployment claims drop to 860K

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2020) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000 as the U.S. economy continues its slow rebound from the pandemic shutdown.

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    Biden under pressure to unveil list of potential court picks

    ATLANTA (September 17, 2020) — Joe Biden is resisting calls from President Donald Trump and even some fellow Democrats to release his list of potential Supreme Court picks seven months after he pledged to name the first black female justice.

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    300 and counting: Push by feds to arrest violent protesters

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2020) — In a private call with federal prosecutors across the country, Attorney General William Barr’s message was clear: Aggressively go after violent protesters.

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    Ex-wife: Man accused of shooting officer is mentally ill

    PHOENIX (September 16, 2020) — A man accused of opening fire on a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in Phoenix has a long history of mental illness but had never been violent, his ex-wife said Wednesday, a day after she helped turn him in to authorities.

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    No emergency training for crew on boat where fire killed 34

    LOS ANGELES (September 16, 2020) — Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept below deck, according to federal documents released Wednesday.

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    Country's stars sing to empty seats at ACM Awards

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 16, 2020) — Country group Old Dominion took an early lead at the Academy of Country Music Awards, winning song of the year and group of the year, as they acknowledged how the empty seats in front of them reminded them of people who they had lost.

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    'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin

    SAN FRANCISCO (Calif.) September 16, 2020 -- Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked for 20 days, followed by a three-day break.

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    At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (September 16, 2020) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, killing at least one person, swamping homes and forcing the rescue of hundreds as it pushed inland for what could be a slow and disastrous drenching across the Deep South.

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