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Trump singles out Texas and Florida for help with response

(CNN)President Donald Trump agreed to continue paying for the full cost of National Guard troops deployed to help with the coronavirus response in just two states — Texas and Florida — after their Republican governors appealed directly to him.Other states will now have to pay a quarter of the cost of National Guard deployments in…

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Tennessee GOP Senate primary goes down to the wire

(CNN)Last year, President Donald Trump publicly endorsed Bill Hagerty, his former ambassador to Japan, to be the next Senator from Tennessee before he even announced his campaign. That should’ve been enough in a conservative state where Republicans overwhelmingly approve of the President.But the GOP’s primary election on Thursday to replace retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander has…

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10 photos that capture the intensity of 2020’s campaign trail

(CNN)When there’s news from the campaign trial, the reporter covering the story often appears on screen perfectly composed and coiffed as they deliver urgent updates with ease. But what you don’t get to witness is the work that’s happening behind the scenes. For every flawless live shot from Iowa, there’s a producer hanging out of…

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Trump’s mail-in voting falsehoods are part of his effort to discredit the election

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s barrage of challenges to the reputation, structures and traditions of elections is conjuring up a contentious and potentially constitutionally critical three-month period for America’s democracy.Trump is casting false accusations of massive fraud in mail-in voting, though has now reversed his position on the practice in must-win Florida, leaving the absurd impression it’s…

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A Russian ship’s dangerous cargo was stranded in Beirut for years

(CNN)As Lebanon’s investigation into the devastating blast in Beirut continues, officials have pointed to a possible cause: A massive shipment of agricultural fertilizer that authorities say was stored in the port of Beirut without safety precautions for years — despite warnings by local officials. Documents newly reviewed by CNN reveal that a shipment of 2,750…

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Body found of 5-year-old girl missing in storms

(CNN)The body of 5-year-old Eliza Talal was found Wednesday after she went missing from her Pennsylvania home at the height of the storm a day earlier, Towamencin Township Police Chief Tim Dickinson said.Towamencin Township, in the southeastern part of the state, felt the powerful effects of Isaias as the storm barreled through the East Coast…

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He spent 27 years in prison for murdering two children. Now a Chinese court has found him not guilty

(CNN)A Chinese man convicted of murdering two children has had his conviction overturned after serving 27 years in prison, in what has been described as one of the longest-serving miscarriages of justice in recent Chinese history.Zhang Yuhuan, 53, was freed on Tuesday after the Supreme People’s Court in eastern Jiangxi province found him “not guilty”…

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Pompeo wants to purge Chinese tech companies from US networks

Hong Kong (CNN Business)US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging American companies to remove “untrusted” Chinese-owned technology from their digital networks. The plan is one of the most ambitious and wide ranging efforts the Trump administration has put forward to restrict the reach of Chinese tech in the United States.Speaking on Wednesday, Pompeo detailed…

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Grandmother sues after she was arrested at Disney with CBD oil in her purse

(CNN)Attorney Ben Crump has filed a civil lawsuit against several entities including, The Walt Disney Co. and the Orange County Sheriff, on behalf of Hester Burkhalter, a 69-year-old White woman from Hickory, North Carolina, and her family. Crump said she “was wrongfully arrested and taken into custody at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for…

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The Asian American voters who could help Trump win a second term

Baoky Vu, a Vietnamese American, is vice-chairman of the DeKalb County Board of Voter Registration and Elections. He previously served as Commissioner to President George W. Bush’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)With Elections Day less than 100…