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Republican headquarters firebombed overnight in North Carolina: authorities

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The local Republican Party headquarters in Orange County, North Carolina, was struck overnight with a flammable material thrown through a front window of the building, local authorities said in a statement on Sunday.

Someone also spray-painted graffiti including a swastika and the words “Nazi Republicans leave town or else” on an adjacent building, the town of Hillsborough said on its website.

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“The flammable substance appears to have ignited inside the building, burned some furniture and damaged the building’s interior before going out,” the statement said. No damage estimates were yet available.

(Reporting by Emily Stephenson and Alana Wise in Washington; Editing by Peter Cooney)


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Michigan hospitals ‘running out of body bags’ to handle COVID-19 deaths: nurse

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The situation in some Michigan hospitals slammed by the COVID-19 pandemic has grown increasingly dire and hospitals are now reportedly running out of body bags to handle the dead.

MLive.com reports that workers at the Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit say they have never faced anything like what they've seen during this pandemic.

"We’ve run out of stretchers," nurse Krysti Kallek tells the publication. "We've run out of body bags."

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Bizarre background of Trump’s new favorite White House reporter exposed in wild tabloid investigation

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Republican leader claims ‘there’s not a need’ for additional stimulus — but only because bill has vote-by-mail funds

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Republican leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that he would oppose her latest coronavirus stimulus package.

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When the two met, McCarthy said he told Pelosi: “I’m not holding a bill up because you want to” impact the election.

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