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1 Ad, 3 Accents: How Democrats Aim to Win Latino Votes

1 Ad, 3 Accents: How Democrats Aim to Win Latino Votes

Washington D.C. (AP) — To win Florida and other pivotal swing states in November, Joe Biden is not only hoping to run up the score against President Donald Trump with Latino voters, but also push the community’s turnout to levels far higher than when Hillary Clinton was defeated in 2016. A key to doing that…

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AP Source: NFL to Play Black Anthem Before National Anthem

AP Source: NFL to Play Black Anthem Before National Anthem

New York, NY (AP) “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL game during Week 1 and the league is  considering putting names of victims of police brutality on helmet decals or jersey patches, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.…

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Coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 US states

Coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 US states

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to a new high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states, as the pandemic trended in the wrong direction in nearly all of the country outside of the…

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LAPD Funding Slashed by $150M, Reducing Number of Officers

LAPD Funding Slashed by $150M, Reducing Number of Officers

Los Angeles, CA (AP) — Los Angeles leaders have voted to slash the Police Department budget by $150 million. The City Council approved the change Wednesday that will reduce the number of LAPD officers to a level not seen for more than a decade and provide services and programs for communities of color. It comes…

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Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona recorded more coronavirus deaths, infections and emergency-room admissions in a single day than ever before in a rapidly deepening crisis Wednesday across the Sunbelt that sent a shudder through other parts of the country and led a number of states to put their reopening plans on hold. Coronavirus cases continued to…

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