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USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
President Donald Trump's hard line against Iran may leave U.S. more isolated, experts say
The red-hot rhetoric from President Trump and his advisers at this week's U.N. meetings may widen the rift with Iran instead of rallying US. allies.        

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Trump rejects ‘global governance' in UN speech as he attacks Iran for 'sowing chaos' (Yahoo News)
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USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh's 1982 calendar being used as evidence against sexual assault allegations
Brett Kavanaugh's calendar from 1982 is filled with nostalgia from '80's and memories from his youth. But now, it's being used to fend off sexual assault allegations.        

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Brett Kavanaugh has no good choices anymore - Washington Post (Top Stories - Google News)

CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
14 years and two trials later, Bill Cosby is led away in handcuffs
Minutes before a handcuffed Bill Cosby walked out of the courtroom as an 81-year-old convicted sex offender, he removed his dark pinstripe jacket and tie, and rolled up the sleeves on his crisp white shirt.

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Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
Senior Chinese diplomat says China, US must avoid Cold War mentality - Reuters

Reuters


BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid thinking it is a zero-sum game, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deteriorating ties between the ...


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China turns away US warship from Hong Kong (CNN Top Stories)

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Bill Cosby's legacy: From America's dad to 'America's rapist'
Cosby built his reputation playing "America's dad." Now he'll be forever linked with sexual assault, even if his conviction is eventually overturned.        

Fox NewsSep 26, 2018
Kavanaugh accuser submits four declarations from people she says corroborate her assault allegations
Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys have sent documents to the Senate Judiciary Committee with declarations from four people who they say corroborate her story of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Reuters Top NewsSep 26, 2018
Democrats have leads in Rust Belt states that Trump won: Reuters poll
An Indiana U.S. Senator seen as one of the chamber's most vulnerable Democrats has a slight edge while four of his Rust Belt Democratic colleagues have solid leads in states President Donald Trump won in 2016, a Reuters poll found.

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With growing support from women, Democrats poised for major gains in midterm, new poll shows (LA Times National News)

Reuters Top NewsSep 26, 2018
Iran says Trump should stop interfering in Middle East if he wants cheap oil
U.S. President Donald Trump should stop interfering in the Middle East if he wants the price of oil to stop rising, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

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If Trump wants oil price to stop going up, he should stop interfering in Middle East: Iran oil minister (Reuters Top News)

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
Man suspected of killing California homeless men with a baseball bat was deported six times, police say - Washington Post

Washington Post


The man suspected of "savagely attacking" and robbing homeless men while they slept in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, Calif., is a felon who has been deported six times, local and federal officials said Tuesday. Ramon Escobar, 47, originally from El ...


CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Mexican authorities seize control of Acapulco police force
Mexican state and federal authorities took control of Acapulco's entire police force Tuesday after suspicions arose that criminal groups had infiltrated the force, the entities involved said in a joint press release.

Fox NewsSep 26, 2018
Deported man is suspect in deadly California beatings
A man who was deported from the United States six times was expected in court Wednesday to face charges after police say he killed three people and injured four in attacks targeting sleeping homeless men in California.

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Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times (Yahoo News)

NY Post National NewsSep 26, 2018
Mexico disarms entire Acapulco police force over link to drug gangs
MEXICO CITY — Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs. Officials in Guerrero state issued arrest warrants for two top Acapulco police commanders, accusing them of homicide. It was the latest fall...

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
Resign, fire or stay? Rosenstein is the latest contestant in Trump's favorite game. - Washington Post

Washington Post


When Rod J. Rosenstein reports to the Oval Office on Thursday to be fired, resign or continue tenuously in his post, the deputy attorney general will also be cementing his status as a player in one of President Trump's favorite parlor games: White


CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Chinese man arrested in US for allegedly acting as illegal agent
A 27-year-old Chinese national was arrested in Chicago Tuesday for allegedly spying on behalf of Beijing, in the same week CIA director Gina Haspel warned against growing Chinese influence abroad.

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
Fact-checking President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly - Washington Post

Washington Post


A skilled public speaker often knows how to craft his or her words for the audience. But President Trump started off his speech to the United Nations General Assembly with a number of bragging claims lifted straight from his campaign rallies. Not only


USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Bryant hurt, Cubs lose to Pirates 6-0, again miss clinch
Slugger Kris Bryant exited with a bruised left wrist, Mike Montgomery got hit hard over four-plus innings and the Chicago Cubs stumbled again in their playoff run with a 6-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates        

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NL Central tracker: Cubs close in on playoff berth, but division title up for grabs (Chicago Tribune)
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Yahoo NewsSep 26, 2018
US arrests Chinese national on spying charge
A Chinese national who came to the US on a student visa and later enlisted in the army reserves was arrested Tuesday in Chicago and accused of helping Beijing attempt to recruit American scientists and engineers. Ji Chaoqun was allegedly tasked with providing Chinese intelligence with biographical information about eight American citizens -- some of whom were US defense contractors. The 27-year-old, who first arrived in Chicago in 2013 to study electrical engineering on a student visa, was charged with one count of knowingly acting as an agent of a foreign government without prior notification to the US Attorney General.


NPR U.S. NewsSep 26, 2018
Lawyer For Deborah Ramirez On Kavanaugh Allegations
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with John Clune, a lawyer representing Deborah Ramirez, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of exposing himself during a party at Yale in the 1980s.

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
After Florence, South Carolinians brace for record flooding - NBCNews.com

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GEORGETOWN, S.C. —They survived Hurricane Florence's powerful wind and driving rain, but now residents in coastal South Carolina are wondering how they will make it through the historic floods that are forecast as a result of the swollen rivers that
A South Carolina t


CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Late night laughs off UN's reaction to Trump speech
Late-night hosts poke fun at the laughter President Trump received during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Analysis: Trump lays bare his worldview


USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Medicaid expansion is popular. Democrats should build on it in midterms and beyond.
Medicaid expansion polls better than Trump, even in some red states. Democrats should make it key in midterms and a starting point for insuring everyone.        

Reuters US NewsSep 26, 2018
Florence-triggered flooding washes into South Carolina
Thousands of people in the Georgetown, South Carolina area were urged to leave as rivers inundated by Hurricane Florence rainwater threatened on Wednesday to submerge neighborhoods under 10 feet of water.

Fox NewsSep 26, 2018
Suspect in fatal baseball bat attacks on LA homeless had been deported 6 times: ICE
The suspect who police say was behind a string of brutal baseball bat attacks on sleeping homeless men in Southern California that left three dead and several more in critical condition had been deported six times, federal immigration officials said Tuesday night.

Yahoo NewsSep 26, 2018
Twitter Users Taunt Donald Trump After World Leaders Openly Laugh At His UN Speech
World leaders openly laughed at President Donald Trump as he boasted of his


Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
China cancels US warship visit to Hong Kong amid military sanction backlash - CNN

CNN


(CNN) The Chinese government has blocked a US Navy ship from docking in Hong Kong amid a growing diplomatic feud between the two countries over strict military sanctions imposed by Washington. The USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship with a crew ...
China Blocks US Warship From Port Call in Hong Kong


Reuters Top NewsSep 26, 2018
Germany's deputy finance minister urges insurers to prepare for no-deal Brexit
German Deputy Finance Minister Joerg Kukies on Wednesday urged insurers to prepare for a no-deal Brexit and added that the German government was very interested in attracting financial service providers looking to leave Britain due to Brexit.

Reuters Top NewsSep 26, 2018
Oil eases, but Iran sanctions keep prices near late 2014 highs
Oil prices eased on Wednesday but were still set for a fifth consecutive monthly quarter of gains, driven by an impending drop in Iranian exports in the last three months of the year when global demand heats up.

NYT > OpinionSep 26, 2018
Overthrow or Not Overthrow Maduro
Millions of Venezuelans are hungry, ill and fleeing the country. What would justify a takeover of the Chavista regime?

USATODAY National NewsSep 26, 2018
Add divorce to the list of things Millennials are killing
From 2008 to 2016, the U.S. divorce rate dropped 18 percent, a study from University of Maryland reports. Millennials and Gen X are driving the trend.         

USATODAY National NewsSep 26, 2018
Meghan Markle closes door, rubs noses on first solo engagement
At the Royal Academy of Art Tuesday, the Duchess of Sussex shut her own car door and welcomed Maori artists with the traditional hongi greeting. (Sept. 26)         

Reuters Top NewsSep 26, 2018
Brexit at breaking point? Diary dates for Britain's EU departure
With just six months to go until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, negotiations are at what Prime Minister Theresa May has called an impasse.

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Exclusive: With six months to go before Brexit, 630 finance jobs have left - Reuters survey (Reuters Top News)

CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Judge to Cosby: The day has come, the time has come
A Pennsylvania judge ruled that Bill Cosby will be classified as a "sexually violent predator" on Tuesday ahead of his sentencing in what could be his last day out of prison.

USATODAY National NewsSep 26, 2018
Here's Brett Kavanaugh's 1982 calendar that's being used as evidence against sexual assault allegations
Brett Kavanaugh's calendar from 1982 is filled with nostalgia from '80's and memories from his youth. But now, it's being used to fend off sexual assault allegations.         

Fox NewsSep 26, 2018
$2B ‘Grand Central of the West' terminal is shut down over safety concerns
A San Francisco transit terminal which took nearly 10 years to build and cost more than $2 billion was shut down Tuesday after officials discovered a crack in a support beam.

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Top Stories - Google NewsSep 26, 2018
A South Carolina town braces for Florence's last act: record flooding - The Guardian

The Guardian


Georgetown avoided the the worst of the storm, but flooding is now unavoidable as water flowing from inland hits the coast. Khushbu Shah in Atlanta. Wed 26 Sep 2018 01.00 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...
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CNN Top StoriesSep 26, 2018
Cosby gets 3 to 10 years. His accusers say their fight isn't over
It was a day many of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault thought they would never see.

LA Times National NewsSep 25, 2018
It took 13 years, two trials and an army of accusers to convict Bill Cosby of one sexual assault
It was 2005 when Andrea Constand reported that a year earlier, when she was manager of the women's basketball team at Temple University, she had been drugged and sexually assaulted by her mentor at the school — Bill Cosby.

Prosecutors declined to file criminal charges against the comedian and television...



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CNN Top StoriesSep 25, 2018
This is the prison where Cosby is headed
Bill Cosby was taken Tuesday evening to the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Phoenix to begin serving his prison sentence of three to 10 years for sexual assault.

Yahoo NewsSep 25, 2018
Rouhani: Iran wants no sanctions or bullying
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday criticized Washington for its hostile policy towards his country and said the U.S. approach was doomed to failure. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).


Yahoo NewsSep 25, 2018
Mexico disarms Acapulco police force linked to drug gangs
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs.


Chicago TribuneSep 25, 2018
Chinese national who enlisted in Army accused of helping to recruit spies
A 27-year-old Chinese national who served in the U.S. Army Reserve was arrested Tuesday on a federal charge of helping China-based intelligence operatives recruit spies living in this country, according to federal prosecutors.

Ji Chaoqun, who has lived in Chicago since 2013, was ordered held without...



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Retrial begins for man accused in woman's burning death (Yahoo News)

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 25, 2018
Trump delivers defiant defense of his foreign policy approach to skeptical UN audience - Washington Post

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UNITED NATIONS — Declaring that the United States will "never apologize for protecting its citizens," President Trump delivered a defiant defense Tuesday of a transactional world view that is increasingly at odds with consensus-driven international


Top Stories - Google NewsSep 25, 2018
'Southern Charm' star Thomas Ravenel arrested on assault and battery charge - Fox News

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"Southern Charm" star Thomas Ravenel was arrested in South Carolina Tuesday and charged with second-degree assault and battery following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault that occurred in 2015. Ravenel, 56, was booked into Charleston ...


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USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 25, 2018
Kangaroo named Storm is on the loose in Florida
The 5-year-old kangaroo named Storm escaped a Jupiter Farms-based animal sanctuary.        

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A kangaroo is on the loose in Florida. Vanilla Ice's animal guy says it knows ‘it's time to have fun.' (Washington Post Nation)

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 25, 2018
Chicago judge reassigned after allegedly suggesting he might have had sex with prosecutor
A Cook County judge was reassigned on Tuesday after he allegedly called a prosecutor a "bitch" and insinuated he might have had sex with her.        

NPR U.S. NewsSep 25, 2018
Appeals Court Rules DOJ Official Must Testify For Census Lawsuits
A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court order to depose Justice Department official John Gore about the 2020 census citizenship question DOJ requested.

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Top Stories - Google NewsSep 25, 2018
The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved - Washington Post

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):. 6:35 p.m.. Bill Cosby's accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault. Some of the women who allege Cosby ...


Yahoo NewsSep 25, 2018
Mormon Women's Group Calls On LDS Senators To Investigate Claims Against Kavanaugh
A coalition of women from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on


USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesSep 25, 2018
Friday vote on Kavanaugh scheduled less than 24 hours after sexual assault testimony
Republicans have scheduled a Friday vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid, less than 24 hours after the committee is scheduled to hear testimony.        

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 25, 2018
In a Culture of Privilege and Alcohol at Yale, Her World Converged With Kavanaugh's - New York Times

New York Times


Last week, more than 30 years after they graduated from Yale, Deborah Ramirez contacted her old friend James Roche. Something bad had happened to her during a night of drinking in the residence hall their freshmen year, she said, and she wondered if he ...
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USATODAY National NewsSep 25, 2018
Suspect arrested in deadly attack against homeless
Los Angeles police believe a homeless man identified as Ramon Escobar, 47 used a baseball bat to bash the heads of three other homeless men while they were sleeping. Two died. Escobar is also suspected in the disappearance of 2 Texas relatives. (Sept 25)         

Fox NewsSep 25, 2018
San Francisco's new $2 billion terminal shuts down after crack found in support beam
San Francisco officials shut down the city's $2.2 billion transit terminal Tuesday.

Chicago TribuneSep 25, 2018
Activists call defense video 'almost cartoonish' while marking Laquan McDonald's birthday
Activists and clergy members criticized an animated video shown Tuesday by the defense in the Jason Van Dyke trial, calling it "almost cartoonish" during a gathering outside the Leighton Criminal Court Building to mark what would have been Laquan McDonald's 21st birthday.

About two dozen people...



Chicago TribuneSep 25, 2018
Cook County sees surge in voter registration ahead of midterm election
Suburban Cook County is seeing a surge in voter registration as the mid-term elections approach, something that one Chicago politician — a Democrat — says could signal a rebuke of President Donald Trump at the polls.

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced at a news conference Tuesday that a record...



Chicago TribuneSep 25, 2018
Defense's animated video shows McDonald closing in on Van Dyke but no aggressive action by teen
At the murder trial's start, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke's attorney promised an animated video of the Laquan McDonald shooting from the patrolman's perspective while confidently predicting that the computer-generated model would help justify the events of that deadly night.

The four-minute...



Top Stories - Google NewsSep 25, 2018
When Zuckerberg Asserted Control, Instagram's Founders Chafed - New York Times

New York Times


SAN FRANCISCO — In a companywide meeting earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg was asked if Instagram could have hit one billion users if it had not been bought by Facebook. Probably not, he said. At least, not as quickly. But at a later meeting a mile
The end of Instagram as we know it is here


Chicago TribuneSep 25, 2018
'People actually laughed at a president': At U.N. speech, Trump suffers the fate he always feared
President Donald Trump has long argued that the United States has been taken advantage of by other nations - a "laughing stock to the entire World" he said on Twitter in 2014 - and his political rise was countenanced on the premise that he had the strength and resolve to change that.

But at the...



Fox NewsSep 25, 2018
Grassley says he 'is not going to silence' Ford, vows key Kavanaugh hearing will proceed before possible vote
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Tuesday rejected the requests from Democrats to delay a key hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

USATODAY National NewsSep 25, 2018
Video shows near collision at San Fran airport
Federal safety officials blame two Air Canada pilots for coming within 10 to 20 feet of crashing their jetliner into a plane on the ground last year in San Francisco. The near collision was captured on video. (Sept. 25)         

CNN Most RecentSep 25, 2018
This is the prison Cosby will serve his sentence at
Bill Cosby was taken Tuesday evening to the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Phoenix to begin serving his prison sentence of three to 10 years for sexual assault.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsSep 25, 2018
Defense goes high-tech to show shooting from Van Dyke's perspective
The animation shows Laquan McDonald decreasing the distance between him and Jason Van Dyke in the second before the shooting, but will it be enough?

CNN Most RecentSep 25, 2018
Ancestors graves potentially near airport project


Yahoo NewsSep 25, 2018
Bill Cosby sentencing: Read Andrea Constand's powerful full victim impact statement
A judge in Pennsylvania has sentenced Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 at his home. More than 60 women have accused Cosby of sexual assault stretching back decades, but Ms Constand's case was the only one to result in a criminal trial, with many of the cases passing the statue of limitations. Cosby has denied all accusations against him.


CNN Top StoriesSep 25, 2018
Judge explains Cosby sentence: 'The time has come'
The judge in Bill Cosby's case had stern words at the comedian's sentencing on Tuesday for sexual assault.

Top Stories - Google NewsSep 25, 2018
President Trump is afraid to fire people - Washington Post

Washington Post


As Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein was being ferried to the White House Monday, where frenetic (and, apparently, premature) news reports said he would be fired or forced to resign, President Trump was in New York, ensconced in Trump Tower, ...
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