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Second highest ranking officer in US Space Force tests positive for Covid-19

Second highest ranking officer in US Space Force tests positive for Covid-19

The second highest ranking officer in the US Space Force has tested positive for coronavirus, the US Air Force said in a statement Wednesday. “General David D. Thompson, Vice Chief of Space Operations, tested positive today for COVID-19. He took the test today after learning that a close family member, with whom he had contact,…MORE

Trump pitches economic plan for Hispanic Americans — 6 days before the election

Trump pitches economic plan for Hispanic Americans — 6 days before the election

President Donald Trump announced a two-page second-term vision for the Hispanic American community — the “American Dream Plan” — to rallygoers in Arizona on Wednesday, six days before Election Day. “Over the next four years, the American Dream Plan will bring more than 2 million new jobs to Hispanic communities, create over a half a…MORE

READ: Supreme Court orders in North Carolina and Pennsylvania voting cases

The Supreme Court issued two critical orders regarding how long states can count mail-in ballots received after Election Day, refusing to expedite a case to examine Pennsylvania’s three-day deadline and allowing a nine day deadline in North Carolina. Read the North Carolina order: Read the Pennsylvania order:MORE

Several hospitals targeted in new wave of ransomware attacks

Several hospitals targeted in new wave of ransomware attacks

Several hospitals across the United States have been targeted in ransomware attacks in what appears to be an escalation and expansion of similar attacks previously launched on other hospitals and medical facilities. A Trump administration official told CNN that several hospitals have been targeted in the attacks over the past two days, and while it’s…MORE

US fighter jet intercepts aircraft near Trump rally, deploying signal flares

US fighter jet intercepts aircraft near Trump rally, deploying signal flares

An aircraft entered restricted air space over President Donald Trump’s rally in Bullhead City, Arizona on Wednesday, leading to a fighter jet being scrambled to intercept it. “On October 28 at approximately 1400 MDT, North American Aerospace Defense Command directed F-16 aircraft to investigate a general aviation aircraft that was not in communication with air…MORE

Virginia governor praises judge’s ruling on removing Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia governor praises judge’s ruling on removing Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday praised a ruling this week that affirmed his power to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond’s Monument Avenue, saying the decision brings the city “into the 21st century.” “Richmond took an important step into the 21st century when a judge ruled in favor of…MORE

More than a third of registered voters have already voted

More than a third of registered voters have already voted

More than a third of registered voters — 74 million Americans — have already voted with six days left until Election Day, an unprecedented shift driven by the coronavirus pandemic and interest in the presidential race. As of Wednesday afternoon, about 35% of registered voters have already cast ballots ahead of November 3, according to…MORE

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