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Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airlines files for US bankruptcy protection

Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, filed Tuesday for protection in U.S. bankruptcy court as it tries to survive the virus pandemic that is hammering the airline industry. The airline made the Chapter 15 filing in U.S. federal bankruptcy court in New York after a proceeding in the United Kingdom. A...
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US public lands boss William Perry Pendley serving unlawfully: judge
A federal judge ruled Friday that the top US official overseeing public lands has been serving unlawfully in his post and blocked him from continuing on in the position. William Perry Pendley has spent more than 400 days as acting director of the US Interior Department Bureau of Land Management. But US District Judge Brian...
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Fashion designer stages show with puppets
Moschino's Creative Director Jeremy Scott presented the brand's Spring-Summer 2021 collection with marionettes walking the runway.
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Drew Barrymore Reunites With Ex-Husband Tom Green On ‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ For First Time In 15 Years
Barrymore teared up as she described her relationship with Green, whom she married from 2001 to 2002.
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If 95 Percent of Americans Wear Masks, 100,000 Lives Can Be Saved by January 1: IHME Report
As winter weather merges with many people moving life indoors, global health experts say wearing masks could save 100,000 lives from COVID-19 by January 1.
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Assistant U.S. Attorney: Barr “Has Brought Shame” on Justice Department
The sitting federal prosecutor for the District of Massachusetts wrote a letter to the Boston Globe.
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How will a Supreme Court vacancy shake up the 2020 race?
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has set off a dramatic chain of events leading up to what is expected to be a fierce confirmation battle in the Senate to fill her seat. President Trump is set to announce his pick to fill the vacancy Saturday, just over a week since the icon’s death. The Hill Editor-in-Chief Bob Cusack joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to break down the latest in the Supreme Court fight.
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Why Silicon Valley CEOs are such raging psychopaths
Why Silicon Valley CEOs — and their employees — are driven by some of the worst behavior known to man.
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With COVID-19 Cases Rising in U.K. Govt. Says Health App Not Including All Results
The app was launched in England and Wales on Thursday to warn people if they have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
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VA health dept., George Mason University working on contact tracing after Gov. Northam tests positive for COVID-19
George Mason University says they are in touch with the Virginia Health Department to contact trace potential cases of coronavirus after that state's governor tested positive for COVID-19 days after a visit to the school. 
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Smerconish: Is this what law & order looks like?
How can the president prioritize law and order when discussing civil unrest, but then refuse to accept the rule of law regarding the election outcome?
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Elijah Cummings’ widow on his new autobiography and extraordinary life
Late Congressman Elijah Cummings’ autobiography, titled “We’re Better Than This” after the cvil rights giant’s signature phrase, has recently been shepherded to completion thanks to his widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings. Michelle Miller speaks to her about completing the book, and her husband’s lasting legacy.
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Why a dedicated Zoom device makes sense
Amazon's new Echo Show 10 or Fire TV Cube hookup will get you closer to having more Zoom in your life. But you won't have to tie up laptop anymore.       
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Progressive activists are wary over criminal justice under a Biden-Harris administration
They spent the summer on the frontlines of a historic protest movement against police violence. But many young criminal justice activists leading the charge for police reform won't be enthusiastically casting their ballots for the Democratic presidential ticket in November.
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President Trump, here are three tips for besting Biden at the debate
Lanhee Chen writes there are three things President Donald Trump should do to emerge the winner from his initial debate against former Vice President Joe Biden: focus on the economy, be ready to talk about health care and keep the pressure on his opponent.
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Six-month mark: Border families face headaches, heartache over U.S.-Mexico border restrictions
Borderland residents adapt to record waits six months into travel restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border, put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19       
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For U.K.’s Boris Johnson, Hardball Tactics Seem the Only Way to a Brexit Deal
With a combative style, Mr. Johnson has pointedly avoided comparisons to Theresa May, his predecessor. But will his strategy yield a deal?
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Fire threat, heat wave in store for West this weekend as colder temps come to Midwest
A major weather pattern change is in sight for the next few days in much of the U.S., including the return of dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the West.
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California braces for power shutoffs and weather that could fan wildfire flames
Pacific Gas & Electric warned it may cut power from Sunday morning to Monday, potentially affecting 97,000 customers in 16 counties.
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What Keeps a Vaccine Expert Up at Night
In the race to get a coronavirus vaccine to market, there’s a danger of losing Americans’ trust.
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LSU vs. Mississippi State prediction, line: Tough start to Tigers’ title defense
It was great to have the ACC and Big 12 begin play earlier this month. It was nice to see Army and Louisiana-Lafayette crash the Top 25. But now the season can truly get started. College football without the SEC was like Peter Luger’s without a porterhouse. When you are in Tuscaloosa, Ala., you are...
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Oscar Pistorius documentary details Olympian's 'fall from grace' after murder conviction, director says
The South African sprinter is serving a 15-year prison sentence
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The one Mets dilemma Steve Cohen may not be able to fix
Professor Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley College, played by Groucho Marx, explained to medical students the sudden rush of blood to the head: “We then come to the bloodstream. The blood rushes from the head, down to the feet … gets a look at those feet, and rushes back to the head again. This...
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10 classic books that keep getting banned
Ever since books have been printed and distributed, there have been groups of people eager to set fire to them, ban them, and generally make sure certain titles (and the exciting ideas contained therein!) never see the light of day. Book burnings were a regular event in university towns across Nazi Germany in the 1930s,...
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Kayleigh McEnany Watch: Down with Playboy!
Journalistic snobbery from the White House briefing room lectern: What form of hypocrisy haven't we glimpsed?
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Can technology predict wildfires? New systems attempt to better forecast their spread
Remote weather stations, satellites and supercomputers have begun to show promise as a means of predicting the spread of wildfires.
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How do you go to the Los Angeles Public Library when COVID-19 has closed its buildings? It's easy, fun and surprisingly comforting
The Los Angeles Public Library's buildings remain COVID-closed. But in the pandemic, librarians' creativity has blossomed online and many new doors for patrons have opened.
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The Senate should ignore Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination
But Republicans seem to be lining up to do the wrong thing.
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'300-foot flames coming at us': The battle to save Mt. Wilson from the Bobcat fire
Among the biggest worries of the Bobcat fire — now one of the largest in Los Angeles County history — has been Mt. Wilson.
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Rep. Justin Amash, the ex-Republican who tussled with Trump and the GOP, reflects on what's next
Rep. Justin Amash isn't seeking reelection after leaving the Republican Party and clashing with its leadership.        
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Democratic senator hits party on Supreme Court squabbling: 'A little message discipline wouldn't kill us'
Democratic Hawaiian Sen. Brian Schatz expressed frustration with his party on Friday regarding its messaging related to the Supreme Court fight over the seat left vacant after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Saturday Sessions: The Lumineers perform “Cleopatra”
Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and the group’s first album peaked at number two on the charts. Their second album debuted at number one. Their latest collection, “Three,” just scored a Billboard nomination for “Best Rock Album.” They join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “Cleopatra.”
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BLM protesters face off with gun-toting Louisville store owner
An exchange between Black Lives Matter supporters and a gun-toting Louisville store owner captured the tension in the Kentucky city as protests continued for the third day since a grand jury decided not to charge any police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. In the video, a group of protesters gathers around the man,...
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Bellator Europe 8: Four burning questions ahead of fight night in Milan
Bellator Europe 8: Four burning questions ahead of fight night in Milan       Related StoriesTwitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev's next opponent, Bellator's move to Thursday, UFC 253 main eventUFC 253 discussion threadUFC 253 play-by-play and live results (7 p.m. ET) 
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Presidential debate coach previews Trump-Biden matchup
Presidential debate coach Brett O'Donnell previewed Trump and Biden's first matchup Tuesday.
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Who are Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominees?
President Trump is set to announce his pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat Saturday, just over a week since the icon’s death. While he is expected to announce Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee, fellow federal judge, Florida Judge Barbara Lagoa, is also being considered. Jan Crawford joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to break down who President Trump’s possible nominees are, and what their road ahead looks like.
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Empty cruise liner "ghost ships" attract tourists during pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the cruise industry hard with the collapse of international travel. However, some ocean liners sitting empty on the water are fueling a different kind of tourism industry along the English coast. Holly Williams speaks to one man whose ingenious idea is getting tourists back on the water, up close to the massive ships.
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The biggest movies that have been delayed, and when you can expect to see them now
2020 is a lost year for the movies.
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Couple charged after dismembered body pulled from golf course lake
A California couple is behind bars in connection with a gruesome murder after a dismembered body was recovered from a golf course lake.
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Louisville sees third straight night of Breonna Taylor protests despite curfew
Several demonstrators were arrested.
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Poll worker recruitment picks up as officials prepare for in-person voting
As more early voting sites open across the country, election officials have faced a significant challenge: Staffing those sites with poll workers. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever.
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How Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have changed the police body cam industry
The year 2020 has been a pivotal one for the police body camera industry in the aftermath of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor's killings at the hands of current and former officers in Minneapolis and Louisville.
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If SEC coaches put messages on their masks, here's what they should be
Here are some lighthearted suggestions that SEC coaches should consider having stitched onto their face coverings for Week 1.       
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Time, TV, streaming info on Tampa Bay Lightning's potential Stanley Cup clincher vs. Dallas Stars in Game 5
The Tampa Bay Lightning, holding a 3-1 series lead against the Dallas Stars, are in position to capture their first Stanley Cup since 2004       
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These retailers announced hundreds of store closures in September
A summer of bankruptcies and store closures is seeping into the fall.
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Hot Property: Comic Kathy Griffin looks to cash out in Bel-Air
Kathy Griffin has listed her Bel-Air home for sale at $15.995 million. Also: Blue Collar Comedy Tour comedian Ron White is selling in the 90210.
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Kentucky vs Auburn: How to Watch on TV and Online, Betting Lines and Odds
The first ranked matchup of the season between ranked SEC programs sees No. 8 Auburn host No. 23 Kentucky.
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Trump Selects Judge Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court Nominee
President Trump’s pick was leaked, 24 hours before an expected announcement. Conservatives and anti-abortion activists praised the news. Here’s the latest.
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Opinion: Saints QB Drew Brees has perfect opportunity to prove that he's not washed up against Packers
Drew Brees and the Saints take on the Packers in Week 3. This is an opportunity for him, at age 41, to prove he's not washed up.       
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