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S, provided by the Hennepin County, Minn.m, Sheriff's Office, shows, from left, Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. A Minnesota judge on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, but the more serious second-degree murder charge remains. The judge also denied defense requests to dismiss the aiding and abetting counts against the three other former officers, Lane, Kueng and Thao. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, left, speaks with Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., during a Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business meeting, including the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)
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N in Mission, Kan. A new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Opinion Research and USAFacts finds that while voters say it’s pretty easy to find accurate information about voting, they have a harder time knowing whether there's any factual basis for the information they're getting from and about the candidates.
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Rochester police search for clues and evidence as they look over the area of a home after a fatal shooting at a backyard house party in Rochester, N.Y. On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, police investigating the mass shooting at a crowded house party that killed two teenagers and wounded 14 others, joined with grieving parents to plead for witnesses to come forward as they announced a $10,000 reward. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat & Chronicle via AP, File)
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President Donald Trump pumps his fist, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, as they walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Washington. Trump is headed to Nashville, Tenn., for a debate.
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People drink in a bar terrace before the start of a new coronavirus curfew, in Bayonne, southwestern France, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Curfews loom for Italy’s three largest cities face new curfews, and similar overnight off-the street rules were decided on Thursday for elsewhere in Europe, including Athens and much of France.
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Marcellis Stinnette's grandmother Sherrellis Stinnette, right, cries as she hugs Rayon Edwards during protest rally for Marcellis Stinnette who killed by Waukegan Police Tuesday in Waukegan, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Stinnette, 19, was killed and his girlfriend and the mother of his child, Tafara Williams, was wounded when a police officer in Waukegan opened fire Tuesday night after police said Williams' vehicle started rolling toward the officer following a traffic stop.
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University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, right, looks on as Jill McCluskey, the mother of slain University of Utah student-athlete Lauren McCluskey speaks during a press conference announcing they have reached a settlement in their lawsuit against the university Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Salt Lake City.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pause as they walk to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Washington. Trump is headed to Nashville, Tenn., for a debate.
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Bad Bunny recibe el Premio Billboard al mejor artista latino el miércoles 14 de octubre de 2020 en el Teatro Dolby en Los Angeles. (AP Foto/Chris Pizzello)
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Stacks of ballot envelopes waiting to be mailed are seen at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C. Time was dwindling for thousands of North Carolina voters to fix absentee voting errors as elections officials hustled out an updated process for handling mail-in ballot problems two weeks before Election Day.
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National Guard patrol vehicles drive through the central square in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato state, Mexico. The two most powerful drug cartels in the hemisphere are battling over this industrial and farming hub of central Mexico — a state that has attracted gangs for the same reason it has lured auto manufacturers: road and rail networks that lead straight to the U.S. border.
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Kalen Allen arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hustle" on May 8, 2019, from left, Matt Bomer arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Sinner" Season 3 on Feb. 3, 2020 and Octavia Spencer appears at the 2019 GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2019. Allen, Bomer and Spencer are among the celebrities helping the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network honor six students by directing videos about their stories. The videos will be told at GLSEN's 30th annual ceremony.
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People rise their hands as they approach a police check point in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday Oct. 22, 2020. Lagos streets were empty and shops were shuttered Thursday, as residents of Nigeria's largest city obeyed the government's curfew, stopping the protests against police brutality that had lasted for two weeks. ( AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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Aviva Markowitz, left, and Rivka Alter enjoy a drink in a protective bubble at the Lazy Bean Cafe in Teaneck, N.J., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The bubbles have been popular with customers, both for social distancing and warmth as the weather turns colder. New Jersey's climbing number of COVID-19 cases are beginning to spread to northern counties around New York, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday. Essex, Union, Hudson and Bergen counties reported more than 100 new cases overnight, Murphy said, eclipsing recent hot spots in Ocean and Monmouth counties.
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Residents leave homes near Colorado wildfires
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A sky view of Hurricane Epsilon taken by Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter team over the Atlantic Ocean taken Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Epsilon’s maximum sustained winds have dropped slightly as it prepares to sideswipe Bermuda on a path over the Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center says it should come close enough Thursday, Oct. 22, evening to merit a tropical storm warning for the island. (Air Force Reserve via AP)
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Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe watches his home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Texas.
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Pelosi voices skepticism about DNI and fake emails
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Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown (77) protects a gap in the offensive line during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Oakland, Calif. The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list with a positive test. The Raiders held practice on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 without their starting five as they prepare for Sunday’s home game against Tampa Bay.