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Tuesday 09/22/2020
Romney OKs voting on court nominee, all but assures approval
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 10:03 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Tuesday he supports voting to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court, all but ensuring President Donald Trump has the backing to push his choice to confirmation over Democratic objections that it's too close to the November election.

Wall Street steadies itself after 4-day losing streak
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 10:03 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are drifting higher on Wall Street Tuesday, steadying themselves a day after tumbling amid a raft of worries about the pandemic and governments’ response to it.

City restricts access before decision in Breonna Taylor case
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 10:03 am

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Louisville, Kentucky, were restricting access to downtown in preparation for the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.

Huge California wildfire threatening more than 1,000 homes
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 10:03 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West battled dozens of other major blazes.

AP-NORC poll: Views of economy stabilize as election nears
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 9:48 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans view the nation’s economic situation as bleak, but a rising percentage also see signs of stability six weeks before Election Day — if not reasons for optimism.

UK leader orders new virus restrictions, could last 6 months
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 9:48 am

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons on Tuesday that they should not expect to return to a normal social or work life for at least six months, as he ordered new restrictions that his government hopes will suppress a dramatic surge in confirmed coronavirus cases.

The Latest: Romney won't oppose Senate vote on Trump pick
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 9:32 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Ginsburg (all times local):

Who's a hypocrite? GOP, Dems debate past comments on court
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 9:17 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The “H” word — hypocrisy — is suddenly in vogue at the Capitol as lawmakers debate how quickly to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court following the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Black voters in Detroit key for Biden, but are they engaged?
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 9:17 am

DETROIT (AP) — Wendy Caldwell-Liddell is tired of waiting for change in Detroit.

The Latest: India to avoid big gatherings during festivals
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 9:00 am

NEW DELHI, India — Health officials says citizens of India should celebrate the upcoming festive season without large gatherings.

Election 2020 Today: Replacing Ginsburg, Bloomberg pays up
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 7:32 am

Here’s what’s happening Tuesday in Election 2020, 42 days until Election Day:

Global DMS Integrates EVO Appraisal Management Software with ProxyPics, Enabling Remote Real Estate Inspections
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 7:32 am

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has integrated its new EVO platform, an innovative valuation technology that shatters the constraints of yesteryear software designs, with ProxyPics to provide its clients with a secure method of facilitating the delivery of photographs of a subject property when access to the property is unavailable.

Dallas Author and Speaker Teaches Employees How to Improve Themselves and Their Workplaces with the Release of ‘The Earning Advantage’
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 7:17 am

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jill Young, author, speaker, and founder of TractionFirst releases a new book providing bosses a way to help their employees earn more. Most employees lack clarity about how their performance connects to the value they create for their company. “ The Earning Advantage ” (ISBN: 978-1647462758) is a unique resource for employees to earn more money while promoting their company’s growth.

National Initiative Vows to Close Racial Wealth Gap and Provide Ongoing Support and Resources to Black Businesses and HBCUs
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 7:00 am

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 31 Days and Beyond is a national initiative designed to bring awareness, support, and resources during a tumultuous time in America that has caused 41 percent of Black-owned businesses to close their doors due to COVID-19 compared to just 17 percent of white-owned businesses.

Millennial Money: Home costs don't stop at a down payment
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 7:00 am

If you’re saving for your first home, there’s no shortage of advice out there — some of it questionable, even if you do have an avocado toast habit. Still, it’s true that your down payment may be the biggest check you ever write.

Integro Rehab Announces Brand Name Change to Integro Builders
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 7:00 am

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integro Rehab, an award-winning general contractor for luxury custom homes and commercial interiors in Chicagoland and Western Michigan, has announced today that the company will begin operating under a new name and will be known as Integro Builders, effective immediately.

Lotsa Helping Hands and Papa Partner as Senior and Patient In-Home Care Faces New Challenges During COVID
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 6:32 am

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa and Lotsa Helping Hands, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic’s impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.

DataNumen Office Repair 4.9: Recover Any Office Files in No Time
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 6:32 am

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DataNumen company, the manufacturer of professional data recovery software, announces the release of DataNumen Office Repair 4.9. It is a suite of five recovery tools for the most popular Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Each of the tools demonstrates the highest recovery rate in its niche (e.g. 95.7% of corrupt Outlook files against 53.24% of the nearest competitor). The suite is free for personal non-commercial use.

Midland Co. Launches Modern Production Facility in Story City Bringing Fresh Local Shrimp to the Midwest
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 5:32 am

STORY CITY, Iowa, Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located in the heart of the Midwest, Midland Co. (formerly known as Kimle Aquaculture) announced the launch of an innovative land-based shrimp production facility in Story City, Iowa. Midland Co.’s mission is to raise sustainable, ethical, and delicious seafood.

Road to Saudi ties with Israel being paved, cautiously
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 4:02 am

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, the most powerful Arab nation and home to Islam's holiest sites, has made its official position on the region's longest-running conflict clear: Full ties between the kingdom and Israel can only happen when peace is reached with the Palestinians.

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 2:34 am

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

Top contenders for Ginsburg's seat on Supreme Court
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 12:46 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. A look at the top contenders:

Top contenders for Ginsburg's seat on Supreme Court
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 12:46 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. A look at the top contenders:

Campus outbreak brings uncertainty to San Diego's reopening
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 3:02 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The start of the semester at San Diego State University was, as always, a time for students to make and renew friendships on and off its urban campus and enjoy the beach and the city's unmatched August weather.

Monday 09/21/2020
Asian shares track Wall Street retreat on pandemic pains
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 12:00 am

Shares slipped Tuesday in Asia after markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain.

Ginsburg's style was more than a subtle courtroom statement
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 11:47 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The day after Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 presidential election, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took the bench wearing a black necklace with crystals. It was a piece she typically wore to express her displeasure while reading a dissent from the bench. But Ginsburg, who had called Trump a faker ahead of the election and then apologized, had no dissents to read.

UN diplomacy goes impersonal, but what’s lost along the way?
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 11:47 pm

Each year, for nearly seven decades, the spectacle has unfolded in grand and scripted fashion: Leader after world leader striding to the podium inside the colossal U.N. General Assembly chamber to uncork carefully calibrated speeches, posture publicly and speak the language of statecraft.

Today in History
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 11:30 pm

Today in History

Enormous California wildfire threatens desert homes near LA
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 11:47 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday and was one of more than two dozen major fires burning across California.

The Latest: Hollywood unions announce pandemic agreement
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 10:01 pm

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood’s unions have announced that they have reached an agreement on pandemic protocols with major studios that will allow the broad resumption of production of films and television after six months of stagnant sets and widespread unemployment.

Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces a deeply polarized world
Updated: September 22, 2020 - 1:03 am

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations marked its 75th anniversary Monday with its chief urging leaders of an increasingly polarized, go-it-alone world to work together and preserve the organization’s most important success since its founding: avoiding a military confrontation between the major global powers.

Former Wisconsin police chief to review Jacob Blake shooting
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 8:48 pm

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general announced Monday that he has selected a former Madison police chief to serve as an independent consultant for prosecutors weighing whether to file charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down.

Barrett emerges as court favorite; Trump to pick by weekend
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 8:16 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Monday with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White House as the conservative jurist emerged as a favorite to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, the start of a monumental Senate confirmation fight over objections from Democrats it’s too close to the November election.

The Latest: Trump boasts about how many court picks he's had
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 8:16 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local):

CDC changes, then retracts, web posting on how virus spreads
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 7:46 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person through the air.

Trooper wounded in crash faced firing in Black man's death
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 7:46 pm

A Louisiana state trooper was critically injured early Monday in a single-vehicle highway crash that came hours after learning he would be fired for his role last year in the in-custody death of a Black man.

Campus outbreak threatens San Diego's economic recovery
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 7:46 pm

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The start of the semester at San Diego State University was, as always, a time for students to make and renew friendships on and off its urban campus and enjoy the beach and the city's unmatched August weather.

Ginsburg's death exposes fragility of health law protection
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 5:17 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — With COVID-19 the newest preexisting condition, the Obama-era health law that protects Americans from insurance discrimination is more fragile following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Report: Order to shorten count wasn't made by Census Bureau
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 5:17 pm

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The decision to shorten by a month the 2020 head count of every U.S. resident was not made by the U.S. Census Bureau, and some agency officials suspect it was made by the White House or the Department of Commerce, according to a report from the bureau's watchdog agency.

Atlantic City is leading a wave of female casino leaders
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 4:46 pm

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For decades, women have dealt cards or served drinks in casinos, but they rarely got the chance to run the joint.

Cuban-American judge from Florida on Trump high court list
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 4:31 pm

MIAMI (AP) — A daughter of Cuban exiles who has had a swift rise as a lawyer and judge is on President Donald Trump's short list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Virtual UN meeting saps NYC of yearly hubbub, cash infusion
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 5:48 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — In a normal September, leaders of nations big and small would converge on New York this week, giving the United States’ largest city a chance to show itself off as a crossroads of the world.

For most NYC students, back to school but not the classroom
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 3:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Monday’s return to New York City schools wasn't the one anyone planned for. For most, it wasn't a return at all.

Feds threaten funds to NYC, Seattle and Portland over unrest
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 3:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department identified New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle as three cities that could have federal funding slashed under a memorandum by President Donald Trump that sought to identify localities that permit “anarchy, violence and destruction in American cities.”

Soaring wealth during pandemic highlights rising inequality
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 7:46 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a pandemic-induced plunge in March. Yet the gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes.

Sam McBratney, 'Guess How Much I Love You' author, dies
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 2:18 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam McBratney, the Irish children's author whose picture story of ever-wider and higher devotion “Guess How I Much Love You" became bedtime reading for millions of families, has died.

'I miss mommy': Families shattered by COVID forge new paths
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 7:31 pm

Just four months had passed since Ramon Ramirez buried his wife and now, here he was, hospitalized himself with COVID-19. The prognosis was dire, and the fate of his younger children consumed him. Before ending his final video call with his oldest, a 29-year-old single mother of two, he had one final request: “Take care of your brothers.”

2020 Watch: Is this suddenly a new election?
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 12:17 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:

Navalny says nerve agent was found 'in and on' his body
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 11:17 am

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded Monday that Russia return the clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into a coma in Siberia, calling it “a crucial piece of evidence” in the nerve agent poisoning he is being treated for at a German hospital.

Biden would push for less US reliance on nukes for defense
Updated: September 21, 2020 - 10:46 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump's buildup in nuclear weapons spending. And although the former vice president has not fully detailed his nuclear priorities, he says he would make the U.S. less reliant on the world's deadliest weapons.

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