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What We’re Reading Today: Polls Tighten, Pelosi’s Hair Hypocrisy, COVID-19 Vaccine?. . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics/2020 Election

Biden tops Trump in Pennsylvania, but lead shrinks: poll — Fox News

Hidden Trump voters could have big November impact — The Hill

Democratic insiders are worried about what the plan is for Joe Biden now — The Independent

Trump Tweets ‘Rigged Election?’ After Data Firm Warns About Initial Results — Newsweek

Pelosi’s Follicle Follies

Pelosi’s office acknowledges indoor hair appointment, violating San Francisco Covid-19 restrictions — CNN

Pelosi says she was ‘set up’ over salon row and claims owners now owe her an apology — The Independent

Gall of Nancy Pelosi: Salon for me, lockdown for you — New York Post

COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus live updates: CDC tells officials to be ready for vaccine by November; steroids can help severely ill patients — USA Today

There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says — CNN

White House moves to halt evictions as fears of coronavirus-fueled housing crisis grow — CNBC

U.S. Rejects Int’l Court Probe

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on International Criminal Court Officials — Wall Street Journal

US slaps sanctions on ICC prosecutor Bensouda over Afghanistan war probe — France24.com

Riots And ‘Peaceful Protests’

Joe Biden’s Staff Donated to, Kamala Harris Promoted, Group that Pays Bail for Those Arrested in Riot-Ravaged MN — CNSNews.com

Trump Moves to Defund 4 Riot-Roiled, Democrat-Run Cities — Newsmax

WH: Blaming Trump for Riots Is Like Blaming Firemen for Fires — Newsmax

India Vs. China

India-China Standoff: US Backs India Against Chinese Provocations AT LAC. Chinese keep invading. . . — Whatfinger.com

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