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Reaction To Trump's Infection: Sympathy In South Korea, Some Schadenfreude In China

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| South Korea's president sent President Trump a message of "solace and encouragement." A Chinese newspaper editor tweeted that Trump had "paid the price for his gamble to play down the COVID-19."

How Can President Trump Pay Less Tax Than You?

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No matter what you do for a living, odds are you paid more federal income tax than Trump did the year he took office. Analysts say real estate tax breaks allowed him to avoid high tax bills.

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Khalilzad: 'A Moment For The Afghan Leaders Not To Repeat The Mistakes Of The Past'

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With talks begun between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban, U.S. special envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad tells NPR the U.S. has "tested" the Taliban and "they are meeting those tests."

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Alexei Navalny Says Russia's Putin Had Him Poisoned With Nerve Agent

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In an interview, the Russian opposition leader accuses President Vladimir Putin of ordering the attack with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok. A Kremlin spokesperson calls the accusation groundless.

CDC Extends Ban On Cruises From U.S. Ports

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended the 'no sail' order for cruise lines until Oct. 31. The CDC had wanted the delay into next year but the White House reportedly intervened.

With Races Canceled, Runners Take To The Trails To Set Records

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Shut out of more traditional competition, runners hit the trails in a quest to set Fastest Known Records.

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'I Like What I See': FAA Chief Flies 737 Max, But Not Ready To Recertify Plane

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Steve Dickson took a Boeing 737 Max on a test flight Wednesday and says "It responded well," as regulators inch closer to ungrounding the troubled jetliner.

Census Bureau Gets 4th Trump Appointee In 3 Months As Count Nears End

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The abrupt addition of appointees at a federal statistical agency largely run by career civil servants has raised concerns about political interference with the 2020 census.

Man Charged In Shooting Of 2 L.A. Sheriff's Deputies

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Deonte Lee Murray, 36, was already in custody after a car-jacking earlier in September. Detectives say they tied Murray to the shooting using surveillance footage and forensic evidence.