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Deadline looms for stimulus deal before Election Day with key differences unresolved

(CNN) — Stimulus negotiators face a fast-approaching deadline to resolve key differences and deliver a sweeping coronavirus relief package to the <a href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/15/politics/poverty-congress-coronavirus-stimulus/index.html” target=”_blank”>American people</a> before <a href=”https://www.cnn.com/election/2020″ target=”_blank”>Election Day</a>. <a href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/18/politics/pelosi-stimulus-talks-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>House Speaker Nancy Pelosi</a> on Sunday set a Tuesday deadline for her and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to reconcile significant policy disputes if…MORE

Lithuanians with COVID-19, self-isolating vote in drive-ins

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanians started voting Monday in the second round of a national election, with some of them casting ballots from their cars in special drive-in polling stations amid a local spike in COVID-19. Voters arrived alone in their vehicles as instructed, wore face masks and dropped their votes into ballot boxes. There…MORE

Can I deduct home office expenses while I’m working from home? It depends

(CNN) — If you’ve been working from home much of this year, you’ve probably spent some money trying to make your living space more conducive for working. Maybe you bought some supplies, a new desk or a chair, or you’re just paying more for a better Internet connection. If so, you may be wondering if…MORE

A desk of their own to ease remote learning for kids in need

As remote schooling surged during the pandemic, parents across the country realized that many kids didn’t have desks at home. So they got busy building, collecting and donating them, giving hundreds or thousands of students workspaces to call their own and helping them get through long days of virtual learning. For Mitch Couch in the…MORE

World struggles as confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million

LONDON (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world. The milestone was hit Monday morning, according to Johns…MORE

Suspect arrested after barricading himself at Paramount Studios, police say

(Meredith/CNN) — A sexual assault suspect was arrested after barricading himself in a building at Paramount Studios, according to a spokesman with the <a href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/14/us/los-angeles-unarmed-crisis-response-teams-911-calls/index.html”>Los Angeles Police Department</a>. According to preliminary information, just after 10 p.m. PT the Fullerton Police Department was in Hollywood conducting a sexual assault investigation, spokesperson Cpl. Billy Phu told CNN.…MORE

Man charged with sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl during online learning

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old female relative in a disturbing act that was witnessed by the girl’s teacher and classmates during a remote learning class, authorities said. Catrell Walls, 18, is charged with a felony count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under 13,…MORE

Fauci says he is ‘absolutely not’ surprised Trump got COVID-19

(CNN) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is “absolutely not” surprised President Donald Trump contracted COVID-19 after seeing him surrounded by people not wearing face masks and flouting <a href=”https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2020/10/09/trump-coronavirus-rally-white-house-event-fauci-superspreader-acosta-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn” target=”_blank”>best public health practices.</a> Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said during an interview on CBS’ <a href=”https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fauci-covid-cases-increase-latest-60-minutes-2020-10-18/” target=”_blank”>”60 Minutes”</a> that aired Sunday, “I…MORE

Judge to hold trial on Northam’s plans to remove Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to prevent Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond is scheduled to go to trial Monday. The plaintiffs, a group of Richmond residents who live near the monument, filed suit after Northam ordered the removal of the statue…MORE

Man dangles from Trump Tower in Chicago demanding to speak to president, reports say

CHICAGO (Meredith) — A man was seen dangling from Trump Tower in Chicago on Sunday demanding to speak to President Donald Trump, local reports say. According to <a href=”https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/10/18/21522344/person-hanging-off-trump-tower-demanding-speak-president” target=”_blank”>The Chicago Sun-Times</a>, the man in his 20s was first seen hanging off the 16th floor around 5:30 p.m. local time. Chicago police told the Times…MORE

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