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Enhanced jobless benefits expired overnight: Here’s where Congress’ negotiations stand – CNN

The federal enhanced unemployment benefit that out-of-work Americans have relied on amid the coronavirus pandemic has now officially expired — and Democrats and Republicans are still far apart in negotiations over a new stimulus package that could bring reli…

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Washington (CNN)The federal enhanced unemployment benefit that out-of-work Americans have relied on amid the coronavirus pandemic has now officially expired — and Democrats and Republicans are still far apart in negotiations over a new stimulus package that could bring relief with no deal in sight.
Talks will continue this morning with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi set to host a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at 9 a.m. ET in the Speaker’s office with the lead negotiators for th…

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Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court justice – CNN

President Donald Trump on Saturday said he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge, to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court, setting off a fierce partisan battle in the waning days of a hotly…

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(CNN)President Donald Trump on Saturday said he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge, to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court, setting off a fierce partisan battle in the waning days of a hotly contested presidential election.
Calling it a “very proud moment indeed,” Trump called Barrett a woman of “towering intellect” and “unyielding loyalty to the Constitution” who would rule “based solely on the fair reading of the law.” …

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Watch live: Trump announces Supreme Court nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg – CNBC

Trump’s planned announcement comes after a week of national mourning.

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President Donald Trump is expected this evening to announce his pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. Trump’s planned announcement comes after a week of national mourning. 
Ginsburg, who passed away at age 87 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, became the first woman and the first Jewish person to lie in state at the U.S. …

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Shooting at large biker gathering in Waterloo, Iowa, leaves 1 dead, several wounded – NBC News

An Iowa gathering of over 100 people from motorcycle clubs turned deadly early Saturday morning with a shooting that killed at least one person and left several others wounded.

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An Iowa gathering of over 100 people from motorcycle clubs turned deadly early Saturday morning with a shooting that killed at least one person and left several others wounded.
Police in Waterloo, a city about 55 miles northwest of Cedar Rapids, said they responded to a “shots fired report” at about 3:17 a.m at a site where the bikers were gathered.
Upon arrival, officers found about a dozen people who had been injured or shot, said Waterloo Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald at a press conference S…

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