10/24: Obamacare website contractors point fingers at White House; Ringo Starr puts out new album -- of photographs

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The two main contractors who built the inner workings of the Obamacare website told Congress the government never tested the parts together until days before the deadline; and, When the Beatles arrived in America in 1964, Ringo Starr became the band's unofficial photographer, capturing intimate moments from inside Beatlemania.

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"Stuttering John" Sues Siriux XM Radio for Using Archived Interviews | THR News [Video]

"Stuttering John" Sues Siriux XM Radio for Using Archived Interviews | THR News

“Stuttering John" Melendez is suing SiriusXM Radio for using his archived hot-button interviews with the likes of the Dalai Lama, Ringo Starr and Mike Tyson without compensation and in violation of his publicity rights.

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Top health officials unaware of Trump's Obamacare replacement plan

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FIFA head visits White House amid corruption investigation in Switzerland

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Former Pence aide says she's voting for Biden [Video]

Former Pence aide says she's voting for Biden

A former White House aide who helped coordinate the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic sharply criticized President Donald Trump in a video released on Thursday and said she planned to vote for Democrat Joe Biden. Gloria Tso reports.

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Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray [Video]

Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Obama to release first volume of memoir

The first volume of former US president Barack Obama's memoir is coming out in November 17 and will cover his rise to the White House and first term in office.

Airline industry asks lawmakers for additional relief funding

Several of the country's top airline CEO's visited the White House in an effort to push for additional relief funding for the industry. The CARES Act, which was..
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Tax Strategies to Embrace, or Avoid, Before the November Election

No one knows the outcome of the presidential race or how Congress could adjust the tax code next year. But there are changes taxpayers can make now, financial..

Lok Sabha adjourned twice over Anurag Thakur's Nehru-Gandhi remark

Several opposition parties, including the Congress and Trinamool Congress, demanded an apology from Thakur. The minister was speaking on the opposition..

Twitter rolls out new security features to prevent Election Day chaos

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Twitter will start prompting high-profile political accounts to take heightened security measures ahead of the 2020 US..

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Dems promise to 'keep fighting' for virus funding

Democratic leaders promise to "keep fighting" for funding included in the Heroes Act which has languished in Congress since it was passed in May. (Sept...

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K-pop legends BTS talk 2020 success [Video]

K-pop legends BTS talk 2020 success

Following a record-breaking 2019, boyband BTS reached new heights with hit "Dynamite" getting U.S. Billboard success. But they wish they could celebrate with their fans. Caroline Malone reports.

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Mark David Chapman Denied Parole For 11th Time [Video]

Mark David Chapman Denied Parole For 11th Time

Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 11th time. Chapman murdered John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980. Officials said Chapman was denied after being interviewed by a parole board Aug. 19. Chapman shot and killed the former Beatle hours after Lennon autographed an album for him. The 65-year-old Chapman is serving a 20-years-to-life sentence at Wende Correctional Facility, east of Buffalo. According to Newser, Chapman's next parole hearing is scheduled for 2022.

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Ryan Reynolds and Paul McCartney nominated for Native American Chief role [Video]

Ryan Reynolds and Paul McCartney nominated for Native American Chief role

The Deadpool actor and Beatles legend have been nominated to be Chief for Walpole Island First Nation, a reservation with a community of 5000 located on an island bordering Michigan and Canada.

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