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Today in History for October 23rd

USATODAY.com Friday, 23 October 2020
Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes; 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson born. (Oct. 23)
 
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Richard Nixon Richard Nixon 37th president of the United States

Could Trump pardon his family - or himself? [Video]

Could Trump pardon his family - or himself?

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump's pardoning of his former adviser Michael Flynn has fueled speculation over whether he could pardon other associates, and even members of his family, during his final weeks in office. Emma Jehle reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:55Published

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China enters Korean War; Nazis force half a million Jews into walled ghetto; Nixon's secretary tries to explain gap on Watergate tapes; 'Casablanca' premieres at..
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Ex-Republicans turned off by Trump organize for Biden [Video]

Ex-Republicans turned off by Trump organize for Biden

A former Republican voter Robert Clark of Connecticut and a vocal minority within the Republican Party are organizing against President Trump through ad campaigns, fundraising and phone banking efforts in hopes that their break from the GOP will save the republic from the current president. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:37Published

Lebanon Lebanon Country in the Middle East

US charities raise millions following Beirut blast

American charities are working to gather and ultimately airlift medicine, personal protective equipment and supplies to Lebanon following a massive blast at..
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Coronavirus lockdown adds strain to Lebanon's struggling economy [Video]

Coronavirus lockdown adds strain to Lebanon's struggling economy

Lebanon is losing its battle with coronavirus.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:29Published
Protections for migrant workers in Lebanon stalled [Video]

Protections for migrant workers in Lebanon stalled

Activists say the attempt at labour reform had been a long battle, but it failed and they are back to square one.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:36Published
Lebanon's economy: Syrian refugees among worst affected by crisis [Video]

Lebanon's economy: Syrian refugees among worst affected by crisis

The United Nations says 16,000 of them were directly affected by the Beirut port explosion in August.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:30Published
Saad Hariri renamed as Lebanon PM a year after stepping down [Video]

Saad Hariri renamed as Lebanon PM a year after stepping down

PLEASE EDITHariri named prime minister following consultations by President Michel Aoun with the various parliamentary blocs.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:27Published

Hungary Hungary Country located in Central Europe

COVID-19 recovery fund veto 'could cause employment tragedy in Europe' [Video]

COVID-19 recovery fund veto 'could cause employment tragedy in Europe'

Hungary and Poland's veto of the bloc's pandemic recovery fund could cause unemployment levels to explode, it's been claimed. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:55Published
Viktor Orbán responsible for corruption in Hungary,  says former Belgian PM [Video]

Viktor Orbán responsible for corruption in Hungary, says former Belgian PM

Top MEP and former Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt, told Euronews that the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, is the reason why Hungary is top of the EU's anti-fraud agency's corruption list.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 02:47Published
Viktor Orbán responsible for corruption in Hungary, says former Belgian PM [Video]

Viktor Orbán responsible for corruption in Hungary, says former Belgian PM

Top MEP and former Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt, told Euronews that the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, is the reason why Hungary is top of the EU's anti-fraud agency's corruption list.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 02:47Published
EU leaders struggle to break budget deadlock amid veto from Poland and Hungary [Video]

EU leaders struggle to break budget deadlock amid veto from Poland and Hungary

As EU leaders met for a virtual summit, sources said that the videoconference was not the place to discuss such a complicated issue.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 02:50Published

United States Marine Corps United States Marine Corps Maritime land forces service branch of the United States Armed Forces

U.S. military top brass go into self-quarantine [Video]

U.S. military top brass go into self-quarantine

[NFA] The U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff have almost entirely gone into self-quarantine after the Coast Guard's No. 2 tested positive for the novel coronavirus following a top-level meeting at the Pentagon last week, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:35Published

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