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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party's account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party's chairman told The Associated Press on Thursday.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water that splintered homes and were blamed for at least three deaths.

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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel told Germans to expect a “difficult winter” as the country's daily reported coronavirus cases hit a new high Thursday, while residents in France prepared for life under a new month-long lockdown and experts urged Spain to more aggressively curtail its i…

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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago mother has been charged with filing a false police report after she said her SUV had been stolen with her 7-month-old son inside — a detail she later admitted she added to accelerate the hunt for the vehicle, police said.

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\CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower on Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. was off .008 cent at $6.0520 a bushel; Dec. corn lost .082 cent at $3.99 a bushel; Dec. oats fell .014 cent at $2.96 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans declined .118 cent at 10.5720…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a record 33.1% annual rate in the July-September quarter but has yet to fully rebound from its plunge in the first half of the year — and the recovery is slowing as coronavirus cases surge and government aid dries up.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are chasing votes Thursday in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican's pathway to another term, as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out in person on Election Day.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is forcing many employers to cut jobs.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted political views of hundreds of celebrities for a planned $250 million ad blitz aimed at portraying President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus outbreak in a positive light, according…

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fatal shooting of another Black man on America's streets by police — with subsequent unrest — has brought the fraught issues of policing and racism in the nation back to the fore of the presidential election in its closing days.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The suburbs wouldn't be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist. Even America's older adults would be left to figure out how to get by without heat, air conditioning or electricity.

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — CTS Corp. (CTS) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $11.1 million.

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Baxter International Inc. (BAX) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $356 million.

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METTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Brunswick Corp. (BC) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $137.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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CHICAGO (AP) — LKQ Corp. (LKQ) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $193.5 million.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and police body camera footage “in the near future” in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems, a death that prompted protests, widespread vandalism and an overnight curfew days before Ele…

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings and knocked out power to thousands before rapidly making its way through Mississippi and Alabama with strong gust…