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Editorial Roundup: US 09/30/2020 11:48am • Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 30 The San Francisco Chronicle on the presidential debate: Americans should be saddened, if not angered, by the distressingly unhinged debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night. Some AP FACT CHECK: False claims swamp first Trump-Biden debate AP FACT CHECK: False claims swamp first Trump-Biden debate 09/30/2020 08:49am • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming the U.S. death toll would have been 10 times higher under the Democrat because he wanted open borders in the pandemic. Biden preached no su Rape and killing of Dalit woman shocks India, draws outrage Rape and killing of Dalit woman shocks India, draws outrage 09/30/2020 03:53am • NEW DELHI (AP) — The gang rape and death of a woman from the lowest rung of India’s caste system sparked outrage across the country on Wednesday, with several politicians and activists demanding justice and protesters rallying in the streets. The attack of the 19-year-old is the latest gruesome Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute 09/30/2020 03:13am • WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio. The 74-year-old president and the 77-year-old former vice president are similar in age, and they share a mutual dis 32 acquitted in razing of India mosque that set off violence 32 acquitted in razing of India mosque that set off violence 09/30/2020 02:42am • LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted all 32 people accused of crimes in a 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque that sparked Hindu-Muslim violence leaving some 2,000 people dead. Four senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJ Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions 09/30/2020 02:34am • CLEVELAND (AP) — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night as Trump repeatedly interrupted his opponent with angry — and personal — jabs that sometimes overshadowed the sharply different visi AP FACT CHECK: False claims flood Trump-Biden debate AP FACT CHECK: False claims flood Trump-Biden debate 09/29/2020 09:29pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming that the U.S. death toll would have been 10 times higher under the Democrat because he wanted open borders in the pandemic. Biden preached n Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions 09/29/2020 08:21pm • CLEVELAND (AP) — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night as Trump repeatedly interrupted his opponent with angry — and personal — jabs that sometimes overshadowed the sharply different visi Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on Russia team Mueller pushes back on criticism from lawyer on Russia team 09/29/2020 08:05pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller pushed back Tuesday against criticism from one of the top prosecutors on the Russia investigation team that the team was not as aggressive as it should have been in probing connections between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia. The r These States Hold About Half of America's Death Row Inmates 09/29/2020 08:00pm • The number of American prisoners executed remains close to a low hit four years ago, a new Bureau of Justice Statistics report revealed, even as the federal government breaks a 17-year pause on executions. According to the report, released on Tuesday, the average death row inmate waits nearly 20 ye Lawyer for Flynn says she updated Trump on status of case Lawyer for Flynn says she updated Trump on status of case 09/29/2020 07:59pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn told a judge Tuesday that she recently updated President Donald Trump on the case and asked him not to issue a pardon for her client. The attorney, Sidney Powell, was initially reluctant to discus Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute 09/29/2020 07:54pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio. The 74-year-old president and the 77-year-old former vice president are similar in age, and they share a mutual dis The Latest: Trump casts election doubts, Biden urges voting The Latest: Trump casts election doubts, Biden urges voting 09/29/2020 07:04pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 10:50 p.m. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are painting a very different picture of the reliability of the upcoming election. Biden urged voters to cast their ballots and not be intimidated by Trump’s Virginia House approves budget focused on police reforms Virginia House approves budget focused on police reforms 09/29/2020 05:24pm • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates has approved a budget that includes funding for a host of criminal justice and police reforms amid national unrest over racial injustice and police brutality. The House spending plan approved Tuesday allocates $28.4 million for reforms includ Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees Myanmar says militants hampering return of Rohingya refugees 09/29/2020 02:14pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A top Myanmar official on Tuesday accused a militant group and its supporters of hampering the repatriation of over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in 2017 and are now in camps in Bangladesh. Kyaw Tint Swe, Myanmar’s minister for the office of the sta
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