Archive for October 17th, 2020

New Zealand PM Ardern Wins Re-Election In Best Showing For Labour Party In Decades

US & World | | October 17 2020, 2:20 PM

The Labour Party now controls a majority of seats in Parliament, giving it a strong mandate to govern. The 40-year-old Jacinda Ardern has promised to be a voice for all New Zealanders.

9 People Detained Over Beheading Of Teacher In Paris Suburb

https://scpr.org/archive | | October 17 2020, 12:40 PM

Authorities say an 18-year-old Chechen refugee attacked the teacher after a lesson in which caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad were shown. Among those arrested were members of the suspect's family.

Court Says Michigan Cannot Count Ballots Received After Election Day

https://scpr.org/archive | | October 17 2020, 12:40 PM

A lower court had previously ruled that ballots postmarked by Nov. 2 and received within 14 days of Election Day, the deadline for certifying election results, could be counted.

Analysis: Questionable 'N.Y. Post' Scoop Driven by Ex-Hannity Producer, Giuliani

https://scpr.org/archive | | October 17 2020, 6:00 AM

Red flags abound in a story about Hunter Biden that provides fodder for President Trump and his allies. The allegations rest on speculation and assumptions rather than journalistically sound facts.

The Story Behind Kamala Harris's Truancy Program

https://scpr.org/archive | | October 17 2020, 5:20 AM

HuffPost reporter Molly Redden explains how a program trying to reduce school absences produced unintended consequences—both for California families and Harris herself.

'I'm Still Unemployed': Millions In Dire Situation As Savings Start To Run Out

https://scpr.org/archive | | October 17 2020, 4:20 AM

Many unemployed Americans have been tapping into their savings to pay bills. But those savings are going fast, and hopes for a new round of pandemic relief before the election are fading.

Judge Finds U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Broke Law In Seizing Control Of Fund

https://scpr.org/archive | | October 17 2020, 4:00 AM

Judge rules against USAGM CEO Michael Pack's moves to dismiss top executives and board of a fund that helps people who live under repressive regimes to access the Web and to communicate securely.

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