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Sep 19, 2018

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in sign agreement to usher in a 'land of peace' - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


SEOUL — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a broad agreement in Pyongyang on Wednesday that both said would usher in a new era of peace on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea agreed to take further ...


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Sep 19, 2018

North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient - ABC News

ABC News


With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home
How To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Florence

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Sep 19, 2018

North Korea's Kim to allow international inspections in bid to revive nuclear talks - Reuters

Reuters


SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country's nuclear program


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Sep 19, 2018

Sony announces the PlayStation Classic, its own mini retro console - TechCrunch

TechCrunch


If you're the kind of person who has two beers and regularly launches into the same 20 minute-long ode to the original PlayStation for playing a seminal role in the maturation of gaming as an art form, well, do we have some news for you. Sony just
Sony is launching a PlayStation Classic console this December loaded with 20 games

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Sep 19, 2018

China won't weaken currency to boost exports, premier says - Reuters

Reuters


TIANJIN, China (Reuters) - China will not engage in competitive currency devaluations, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a softer punch than the one landed by the United States, in an escalating tariff war between the world


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Sep 19, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un makes new promises on nukes - CBS News

CBS News


PYONGYANG, North Korea -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday that included a promise by Kim to permanently ...


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Sep 19, 2018

North Korea's Kim says to scrap missile sites, visit Seoul - Reuters

Reuters


SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea agreed on Wednesday to "permanently" abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and said it is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes unspecified "reciprocal action".


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Sep 19, 2018

Kavanaugh's accuser made her move -- now Republicans have to choose - CNN

CNN


(CNN) Republican leaders are preparing a controversial push to install Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court after a frenetic night of legal and political maneuvering in Washington that could reverberate for years to come. In a major twist to his


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Sep 19, 2018

The worst is yet to come for Kavanaugh's accuser. Take it from this sexual assault expert. - Washington Post

Washington Post


Nothing adequately prepares a sex crime victim for the moment she goes public, legal experts say. Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her decades ago, may do so on a national stage ...


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Sep 19, 2018

China will 'emerge stronger' from tariff war, Beijing newspaper says - CNBC

CNBC


The world's second-largest economy will "outlast" its ongoing tariff war with Washington and "emerge stronger," the state-controlled China Daily warned in a Tuesday editorial. "Underestimating China's resolve to safeguard its legitimate interests, the
Target, consumers could be closer to feeli

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Sep 19, 2018

Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agent - Fox News

Fox News


LAREDO, Texas - Dozens of family members and friends of four slain women who investigators say were the victims of a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor gathered Tuesday evening in South Texas to remember them at a vigil. In a park near San Agustin ...
Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Pa

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Sep 18, 2018

North Korea to invite foreign experts to permanently scrap missile sites - Reuters

Reuters


SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has agreed to "permanently" abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal action, South Korea's President Moon


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Sep 18, 2018

A California couple is accused of drugging and raping women. Police suspect there are many more victims - CNN

CNN


(CNN) A well-known surgeon from Newport Beach and his girlfriend are accused of drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and Southern California authorities said they believe there could be many more victims. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and ...
Bravo TV Doc, 38, & GF, 32, Charged With

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Sep 18, 2018

Hillary Clinton: Trump 'left unchecked' in midterms could do lasting damage - CNN

CNN


Washington (CNN) Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that if there isn't a "very big rejection" of President Donald Trump's "authoritarian tendencies" in the midterm elections, she's worried about what an unchecked Trump ...
Hillary Clinton says Trump will 'wholesale fire people' after

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Sep 18, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before testifying - CNN

CNN


(CNN) The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate the incident before senators hold a hearing on the allegations. In a letter addressed to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley of ...
The worst is yet to come for Kavanaugh's accuser. Take it from this sexual assault expert.

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Sep 18, 2018

Republicans Reject Kavanaugh Accuser's Request To Delay Hearing For FBI Investigation - NPR

NPR


Updated at 11:00 p.m. ET. The Senate Judiciary Committee will move forward with a hearing scheduled for Monday on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, despite a request for further investigation from his ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Internet critics mocked a man filmed while shaving on a train. Then they learned he was homeless. - Washington Post

Washington Post


Anthony Torres was on his way to see family. He was ready to forget about the last few weeks. He was also about to become an instant Internet sensation, the subject of unsparing insults and pitiless social media posts. In the three days to come, his


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Sep 18, 2018

Reality TV contestant and girlfriend arrested for drugging, raping women - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


Bravo reality TV contestant Grant William Robicheaux was arrested and accused of drugging and raping at least two women in Newport Beach, California, according to the Orange County District Attorney. And investigators believe there could be many more ...
US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple dru

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Sep 18, 2018

Surgeon seen on Bravo reality show, girlfriend allegedly drugged, sexually assaulted women - Fox News

Fox News


A California orthopedic surgeon who once appeared on a Bravo reality TV show and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI to investigate before she testifies at Senate hearing - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com


WASHINGTON — The scheduled hearing next Monday on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court appeared to be in even further doubt Tuesday, as lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when ...


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Sep 18, 2018

At least 1.7 million chickens dead in flooding from Florence, major poultry producer says - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


At least 1.7 million chickens have died in flooding from Hurricane Florence, according to a major poultry producer. The chickens died at 60 farm buildings located at independent farms in North Carolina, Sanderson Farms announced Monday. The number of ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault wants FBI to investigate incident before she testifies to Senate - Washington Post

Washington Post


The woman who has accused Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago wants the FBI to investigate her allegation before she testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee — a demand that came as President Trump and Senate Republicans ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault wants FBI to investigate incident before testifying to Senate - Washington Post

Washington Post


The woman who has accused Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago wants the FBI to investigate her allegation before she testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee — a demand that came as President Trump and Senate Republicans ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Florence's waters overtake toxic pits, hog lagoons - NOLA.com

NOLA.com


Even as skies began to clear over North Carolina on Tuesday, concern about environmental damage mounted after days of pounding rain left two dozen hog farms seeping waste, 1.7 million dead chickens, widespread mandates to boil drinking water, and ...
Concern continues about overflowed animal waste pits, coal ash in Florence flooding

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Sep 18, 2018

Bravo Reality Star and His Girlfriend Accused of Drugging and Sexually Assaulting 2 Women - PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.com


An Orthopedic surgeon who appeared on one episode of the Bravo series Online Dating Rituals of the American Male has been accused of raping at least two women. Dr. Grant William Robicheaux from Orange County, California, and his girlfriend Cerissa ...
Bravo TV Doc, 38, & GF, 32, Charged With Drugging & Raping 2 Women &a

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Sep 18, 2018

Kavanaugh's accuser thought her life would be upended. She was right. - Washington Post

Washington Post


At 10:28 Tuesday morning, a Twitter account with a white nationalist talking point for its handle posted Christine Blasey Ford's personal address. The account called for "peaceful protests" at Ford's home in Northern California over her accusation that


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Sep 18, 2018

Unraveling the Mystery of a 12-Day Killing Spree at the Border - New York Times

New York Times


LAREDO, Tex. — No one in Claudine Anne Luera's family knows when she first met the Border Patrol agent. Her life had spiraled in recent years, as her heroin addiction consumed her. She lost custody of her five children. Not far from the house where
Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agen

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Sep 18, 2018

Supreme Court Won't Disturb Ruling Unmasking Dark Money Donors - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — In a victory for advocates of campaign finance transparency, the Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to block a trial judge's ruling that required some nonprofit groups that place political advertisements to disclose the names of their ...
Dark Money Illuminated. - Issue OneIssue One


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Sep 18, 2018

New US-China tariffs raise fears of an economic Cold War - Washington Post

Washington Post


China said Tuesday it would retaliate for President Trump's latest tariff salvo, risking further U.S. trade actions that could result in what some analysts are calling an economic Cold War. By next week, the United States and China appear likely to be


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Sep 18, 2018

California Surgeon Who Appeared on Bravo Reality Show, and His Girlfriend, Charged with Raping 2 Women - Inside Edition

Inside Edition


A prominent California surgeon who appeared in a Bravo reality show has been charged, along with his girlfriend, with drugging and raping two women, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office. Grant Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Riley, 31, ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Donald Trump Is Actively Obstructing Justice - The Nation.

The Nation.


Nixon faced impeachment for "interfering or endeavoring to interfere with the conduct of investigations." That is what Trump is now doing. By John NicholsTwitter. Today 2:28 pm. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Trump with arms crossed. Donald Trump
Trump Orders Declassification of Intelligence Documents Related to F

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Sep 18, 2018

Melissa Ramirez knew she was going to die weeks before a Border Patrol agent killed her - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


RIO BRAVO, Texas - A few weeks before her body was found, Melissa Ramirez shared a premonition she had with her mom and sister-in-law: She would be murdered with a gunshot to the head within a month, she told them. Two weeks later, that's exactly ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Cruz: 'if Beto wins, BBQ will be illegal' - CNN

CNN


(CNN) Barbecue has once again made its way into national political discourse. This time, lawmakers are not laughing about the authenticity of the Brooklyn version like they were in March, but instead, the fate of its existence in the Lone Star State
Ted Cruz's Campaign Marked a Fund-Raising Letter an Official 'Summons.' It Wasn't Against the Rules.

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Sep 18, 2018

Officer Jason Van Dyke Is Accused of Murder, But Laquan McDonald Is on Trial - The Root

The Root


While we see it with far more frequency, it's still not often that a cop goes on trial for an officer-involved shooting, and rarer still for that officer to receive a murder charge. In the cases when it does happen—particularly if the victim is black
Laquan McDonald is being

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Sep 18, 2018

'Full Disclosure' by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House - New York Times

New York Times


In her new memoir, "Full Disclosure," Stormy Daniels cites a statement that President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, asked her to sign, denying that she had a sexual encounter with Mr. Trump. "If indeed I did have a relationship with Donald
Don't Let Trump's Penis Ruin Toad,

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Sep 18, 2018

Brooklyn Diocese Agrees to Pay $27.5 Million to Settle 4 Sex Abuse Cases - New York Times

New York Times


Four men who were repeatedly sexually abused as children by a religion teacher at a Catholic church in Brooklyn reached a $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn on Tuesday, in one of the largest settlements ever awarded to individual


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Sep 18, 2018

University of Michigan professor refuses to write letter for student to study abroad in Israel - CBS News

CBS News


A University of Michigan professor refused to write a recommendation letter for a student to study abroad in Israel, claiming it was part of an "academic boycott" of the country. John Cheney-Lippold, an associate professor in the American culture


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Sep 18, 2018

5 takeaways from the second day of the Jason Van Dyke trial - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune


The long-awaited murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke continued Tuesday with key testimony from Van Dyke's partner and other eyewitnesses in a racially fraught case that has roiled the city for nearly three years. Here are five


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Sep 18, 2018

Former Writer Saw Bert And Ernie As 'Loving Couple,' Sesame Workshop Disagrees - NPR

NPR


New life was breathed into a perennial debate this week, when a former Sesame Street writer revealed that not only did he consider beloved characters Bert and Ernie to be a gay couple, but he used his own relationship as creative inspiration. On Sunday ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Brooklyn Diocese Is Part of $27.5 Million Settlement in 4 Sex Abuse Cases - New York Times

New York Times


Four men who were repeatedly sexually abused as children by a religion teacher at a Roman Catholic church reached a $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn and a local after-school program on Tuesday, in one of the largest settlements
Brooklyn Dioc

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Sep 18, 2018

Kavanaugh confirmation: GOP pushes ahead with showdown between nominee, accuser amid Democrats' complaints - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are pushing forward with plans for a showdown Monday between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who accused him of sexual assault in high school, but Democrats want more time and testimony.


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Sep 18, 2018

Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil - NPR

NPR


Senate Republican Leaders are planning to go ahead with a planned hearing into a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite a lack of response from his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. Senate Majority Leader ...
Clarence Thomas Hearings Redux

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Sep 18, 2018

Nintendo Tweets About Mario Kart Trending Before Realizing It's Because Of Trump's Penis - Hollywood Life

Hollywood Life


Nintendo posted an exciting tweet when they noticed that Mario Kart was trending worldwide! However, they backpedaled after realizing it was because Stormy Daniels compared Donald Trump's penis size to one of its characters! Nintendo is apologizing ...
The most cursed

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Sep 18, 2018

How To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Florence - NPR

NPR


Floodwaters keep rising in the Carolinas as post-Tropical Storm Florence continues to dump rain on the region. The dangerous storm has already left more than 30 dead and displaced thousands of others, leaving them without electricity or shelter.
'Nastiest I've Ever Seen It': Residents Along Cape Fear River Brace for Record Floods

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Sep 18, 2018

Consumers Will Increasingly Feel Pain From Trump's Trade War. Here's Why. - New York Times

New York Times


The Trump administration seems confident that consumers will not feel pain from its escalating trade war with China. "Because it's spread over thousands and thousands of products, nobody's going to actually notice it at the end of the day," Commerce ...
Trade war escalates: China announces new tariffs to answer US move

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Sep 18, 2018

Prominent doctor allegedly drugged, raped women; officials fear 'many' more victims - ABC News

ABC News


An orthopedic surgeon who has appeared on a reality-TV dating show and his purported girlfriend have been accused of drugging and raping at least two women, and prosecutors fear there may be "many" more victims. The pair allegedly used their "good ...



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Sep 18, 2018

After Florence, North Carolina grapples with floods, outages and endless water - Washington Post

Washington Post


WILMINGTON, N.C. — The water is everywhere — flooding interstates, swamping homes and swelling rivers that keep climbing. The rain stopped falling, but the water remains, endless water clogging up the highway, overwhelming gauges meant to measure ...


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Sep 18, 2018

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes - BBC News

BBC News


A California surgeon and his girlfriend have been charged with two sexual assaults, and investigators suspect there could be "hundreds" more victims. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, allegedly attacked two women they met at a ...



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Sep 18, 2018

Supreme Court Orders Disclosure for Dark Money, As New Report Unveils Some Donors - NPR

NPR


The Supreme Court has allowed a lower court ruling to take effect, compelling disclosure of the big contributions behind explicitly political ads by nonprofit groups — what's often called dark money. The court set aside an order issued by Chief
Dark Money Illuminated. - Issue One

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Sep 18, 2018

John Brennan hopes 'individuals of conscience' will block Trump's declassification order - Washington Examiner

Washington Examiner


Former CIA Director John Brennan hopes "individuals of conscience" will stymie President Trump's order to declassify Justice Department and FBI documents related to the federal Russia investigation. "A number of individuals are trying to protect Mr



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Sep 18, 2018

Koreas' Talks Begin With Goodwill, if No Quick Results - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal


SEOUL—The leaders of North and South Korea emerged from two hours of talks in Pyongyang without any immediate new agreements as they seek to break an impasse in U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations and keep their own engagement on track.
The women

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Sep 18, 2018

U. of Michigan Professor Refuses to Recommend Student Whose Destination Is Israel - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education


Last month, a professor at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor agreed to write a letter of recommendation for a student. But in September, he withdrew his offer, for an unusual reason: The student wanted to study in Israel. "As you may know, many ...



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Sep 18, 2018

Dow surges about 185 points as latest US-China trade barbs are not as bad as feared - CNBC

CNBC


Stocks rose on Tuesday as the latest tariffs on U.S. and Chinese goods are not as bad as previously feared. Strong gains in tech also lifted the broader market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 188.84 points to 26,246.96 as Nike and Boeing ...
China Retaliates With Tari

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Sep 18, 2018

Don't Let Trump's Penis Ruin Toad, the Mushroom-Headed Sage of Mario Kart - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine


On Tuesday, the Guardian published some tidbits from Stormy Daniels' forthcoming memoir, but you probably only heard about her graphic description of President Trump: "He knows he has an unusual penis … It has a huge mushroom head. Like a toadstool ...
The most cursed images of Toad, for no real reason at all

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Sep 18, 2018

Poll Shows Cruz Ahead After Weeks of Beto Worry - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


Republican Senator Ted Cruz got some good news today after a week of headlines showcasing his unexpectedly stiff competition in the Texas Senate race. Cruz leads Democratic Representative Beto O'Rourke 54 percent to 45 percent among likely voters, ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Russia-Turkey deal may delay, but not prevent, a battle for Syria's Idlib province - Washington Post

Washington Post


BEIRUT — Syrians disagreed Tuesday about what a new Russia-Turkey deal means, casting into doubt whether it will ultimately prevent a potentially devastating war for control of the Syrian province of Idlib. The deal announced Monday has been broadly ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Putin Calls Downing of Russian Plane in Syria 'Tragic' and Absolves Israel - New York Times

New York Times


JERUSALEM — Syrian forces accidentally shot down a Russian military plane after an Israeli airstrike on Syrian territory, Kremlin officials said Tuesday, the worst case of friendly fire for Russia in the Syria war. The accident on Monday night briefly



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Sep 18, 2018

A tornado swarm ripped through Richmond as Florence passed through Monday. Here's what happened . - Washington Post

Washington Post


On Monday, a mini-outbreak of tornadoes developed across the greater Richmond region as the remnants of Florence moved up the spine of the Appalachians. Over a dozen reports of tornado activity were conveyed to the National Weather Service. Here we ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Bert And Ernie Are A Gay Couple, Says Former 'Sesame Street' Writer - HuffPost

HuffPost


A former "Sesame Street" writer says there's some truth to the long-standing rumors that two of the show's most beloved characters, Bert and Ernie, are gay. Emmy winner Mark Saltzman, who is credited with having worked on 31 episodes of "Sesame Street" ...
Ex-Sesame Street Writer Says Bert and Ernie Are Gay as Show Insists They're Just

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Sep 18, 2018

Florence Pushes Away From Carolinas but Rivers Keep Rising - New York Times

New York Times


WILMINGTON, N.C. — The remnants of Hurricane Florence threatened more destruction on Tuesday as swollen rivers pushed higher in the Carolinas and flash flood advisories were issued for cities along the storm's northeast trajectory, including
Florence dumped about 8.04 trillion gallons of rain on North Carolina: National Weather S

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Sep 18, 2018

Trump says Kavanaugh 'doesn't deserve' what is happening after sexual assault allegations - Washington Post

Washington Post


President Trump said Tuesday that he feels "terribly" for Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee who could face off in a high-stakes hearing next week with a woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers.


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Sep 18, 2018

Man Mocked For Shaving On Train Says He Was Leaving Homeless Shelter - NPR

NPR


With a couple of clicks, a quotidian moment can take on a viral life of its own — captured and shared, context lost, shaped by whatever viewers project onto the images. That's what happened to Anthony Torres, 56. On Thursday evening, Torres was caught
Man who shot train sh

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Sep 18, 2018

Why Donald Trump's declassification move on Russia docs is so incredibly unusual - CNN

CNN


(CNN) On Monday night, the White House announced it would declassify a series of documents and text messages related to the roots of the Justice Department's Russia investigation. It was the latest move by President Donald Trump to expose what he ...
Kavanaugh And Accuser To Testify Publicly Before Senators Next WeekNPR

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Sep 18, 2018

Trump, in press conference with Poland's president, says he feels "terribly" for Kavanaugh — live updates - CBS News

CBS News


Last Updated Sep 18, 2018 3:18 PM EDT. President Trump, in a joint press conference with Poland's President Andrzej Duda, said he feels "so bad" and "terribly" for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of assaulting a woman ...


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Sep 18, 2018

'Sesame Street' denies writer's claim that Bert and Ernie are gay: They are 'best friends' - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


The makers of "Sesame Street" say Bert and Ernie, the classic feuding Muppets who appeared on the popular children's television show, are not gay. The statement came Tuesday after former "Sesame Street" writer Mark Saltzman gave an interview to online ...
Are Muppets Se

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Sep 18, 2018

Florence was another 1000-year rain event. Is this the new normal as the planet warms? - Washington Post

Washington Post


Over a massive region of southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina, Florence produced an extraordinary rainstorm that statistically has a 1-in-100 chance of occurring each year. Over substantial areas, the deluge had a 0.1 percent chance of ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Justice, Spy World Veterans Warn Of Consequences If Trump Releases Secret Docs - NPR

NPR


President Trump wrote on Tuesday that he ordered the release of classified materials about the ongoing probe into Russian election interference because "really bad things were happening." The White House said Trump is taking this action out of a desire


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Sep 18, 2018

Michael Jordan donating $2M to Hurricane Florence relief - ESPN

ESPN


CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help.
Florence's waters overtake toxic pits, hog lagoons

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Sep 18, 2018

Richmond tornado: At least one dead after Hurricane Florence aftermath hits Virginia - The Independent

The Independent


Officials have reported that at least one person was killed after tornadoes hit Virginia in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which was downgraded to a tropical depression. The fatality occurred in Chesterfield County just south of Richmond, the



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Sep 18, 2018

Why Russia Can't Do Anything About Other Countries Killing Its Troops in Syria - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine


One of the darkest fears about the conflict in Syria, particularly since Russia began its full-fledged military intervention in 2015, was that through miscommunication or overreaction, the increasing number of foreign militaries operating in the
Russia and Turkey Announ

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Sep 18, 2018

A stranger has raised thousands for the man mocked for shaving on NJ train - NJ.com

NJ.com


Jordan Uhl saw the Twitter video of Anthony Torres shaving on a NJ Transit train that went viral last week, and found it to be in poor taste. Then he read the Associated Press report that Torres had just left a homeless shelter the morning of the video
Man Mocked For Shaving On Train Says He Was Leavi

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Sep 18, 2018

Rivers Keep Rising and More Deaths Are Feared as Florence Pushes Away - New York Times

New York Times


WILMINGTON, N.C. — The remnants of Hurricane Florence threatened more destruction on Tuesday as swollen rivers pushed higher in the Carolinas and flash flood advisories were issued for cities along the storm's northeast trajectory, including
Florence dumped about 8.04 trillion gallons of rain on North Carolina: Nationa

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Sep 18, 2018

Florence floodwaters close Fayetteville Little River bridge - NY1

NY1


Hurricane Florence left a path of death and destruction across North Carolina as the storm's remnants head northeast. NY1's Dean Meminger was in Fayetteville to report on the storm. Officials closed the Little River Bridge to traffic after water levels


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Sep 18, 2018

The stock market may be getting it wrong by rallying in the face of new US-Chinese tariffs - CNBC

CNBC


Stocks are shrugging off the latest round of tariffs between the U.S. and China and rallying on Tuesday, even with warnings the trade war could be more prolonged and harmful to the global economy than many investors believe. The Trump administration ...
New tariff l

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Sep 18, 2018

Trump's Trade War Enters a Dangerous New Phase - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


As the U.S.-China trade war escalates, with both parties imposing higher tariffs on the other, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross tried to defuse some of the tension. Because America's 10 percent tariff on some $200 billion worth of Chinese imports is ...
The stock market may be getting it wrong by rallyin

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Sep 18, 2018

Ted Cruz said his opponent will ban Texas barbecue, and people can't tell if he's joking - Washington Post

Washington Post


Demonstrators with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals crashed a Sen. Ted Cruz campaign event on Saturday, handing out barbecued tofu outside a restaurant in Columbus, Tex. The punchline. "I've got to say, they summed up the entire election


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Sep 18, 2018

Remnants of Hurricane Florence blast Mass. with waves of rain and flash flooding - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe


The storm containing the remnants of Hurricane Florence brought a deluge of rainfall to Massachusetts on Tuesday, which resulted in flooding and road closures in many parts of the state. On Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service reported that 2


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Sep 18, 2018

Senators: Natural gas pressure was 12 times normal level before Massachusetts explosions - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


The pressure in the natural gas pipelines under three Massachusetts communities spiked to 12 times their normal level last week, just before the explosions and fires that destroyed dozens of homes and killed an 18-year-old man, according to Sens.


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Sep 18, 2018

Ted Cruz holds solid lead over Democrat Beto O'Rourke as GOP aims to avoid Texas disaster, new Quinnipiac poll says - CNBC

CNBC


Sen. Ted Cruz finally got some good news in the Texas Senate race. The incumbent Republican holds a 9 percentage point edge over Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke in his bid to hold on to his red state seat, according to a Quinnipiac University ...
Ted Cruz's C

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Sep 18, 2018

Trump Made His Most Desperate Move Yet to Discredit the Russia Investigation - Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone


President Trump may have a hard time focusing on a host of issues relevant to running the world's most powerful nation, but there's one topic from which his attention never deviates: the Russia investigation. His tweets about the subject have increased ...
Donald Trump Is Actively Obstructing Justice

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Sep 18, 2018

No. 2 Senate Republican sharply questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser - Washington Post

Washington Post


The No. 2 Republican in the Senate on Tuesday sharply questioned the credibility of the woman who has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, as GOP leaders indicated they will limit witnesses at next week's hearing to just the Supreme Court ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Stormy Daniels' New Book Makes It Hard to Look at The President or Mario Kart Without Gagging - The Root

The Root


While The Root will not be paid for this advertisement, as a service to our readers, we would like to suggest this keyboard cleaner perfect for cleaning the cookies you are about to toss onto your computer after reading this article. Porn actress
Stormy Daniels: 'Little girl from Baton Rouge

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Sep 18, 2018

Emmys 2018: Ratings hit all-time low, is 'Saturday Night Live' to blame? - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


From its hosts and performers to - serendipitously - its winners, "Saturday Night Live" was overwhelmingly represented at the 2018 Emmy Awards. Unfortunately for the viewers who sat through all three hours of NBC's self-congratulatory slog, the Emmys' ...
Missing at the Emmy

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Sep 18, 2018

Stormy Daniels memoir accuses Trump of sex, lies and cheating - USA TODAY

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The British media outlet The Guardian has obtained a copy of porn actress Stormy Daniels' soon-to-be released memoir Full Disclosure, and the tale apparently is as salacious as the title claims. Daniels explains why she says she slept with President
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Sep 18, 2018

iPhone XS reviews are starting to come in, and there's not a lot of complaining - Business Insider

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The first wave of reviews of Apple's latest iPhone XS and XS Max are in, and they're widely favorable. Of note, it seems the major improvement can be found in the camera, especially with portrait mode and the new Smart HDR feature that Apple introduced ...
Tim Cook doesn't seem to know how much an iPhone co

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Sep 18, 2018

Putin blames downing of Russian plane in Syria on 'tragic chance events,' plays down Israeli culpability - Washington Post

Washington Post


BEIRUT — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday described the downing of a Russian plane in Syria as the result of "tragic chance events," appearing to dial back a rare flare-up in tensions with Israel. Fifteen Russian service personnel were


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Sep 18, 2018

Man charged with first-degree murder in death of Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena - ESPN

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A 22-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, the 2018 Big 12 champion and the school's female athlete of the year. Barquin Arozamena, 22, was found dead Monday at a golf course ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Tesla Is Facing US Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk Statements - Bloomberg

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Tesla Inc. is under investigation by the Justice Department over public statements made by the company and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, according to two people familiar with the matter. The criminal probe is running alongside a previously
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Sep 18, 2018

Europe holds steady by the close as US-China trade conflict escalates - CNBC

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The pan-European Stoxx 600 index fluctuated in afternoon trade, closing up 0.07 percent provisionally. Major sectors, meanwhile, were pointing in different directions at the end of trade. President Donald Trump has announced he will impose tariffs on
New tariff list creates risk of 'down

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Sep 18, 2018

The Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying jailed on $5M bond - Fox News

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AMES, Iowa - The Latest on the killing of a champion golfer from Spain whose body was found on a golf course in central Iowa (all times local):. 10:20 a.m.. A homeless man charged with killing a top amateur golfer from Spain at a course in central Iowa


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Sep 18, 2018

Trump inflames war on Justice Dept. by declassifying Russia docs - CNN

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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the declassification of various documents and text messages related to the Russia investigation, prompting new concerns about the increasing politicization of intelligence materials.


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Sep 18, 2018

Latest: Florence continues to torment NC with flooding, power outages - WRAL.com

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Florence is out of the Carolinas but left a trail of misery in its wake, killing dozens of people, flooding critical areas and destroying property. Headlines: At least 31 people have been killed in the storm and its aftermath, including 25 in North
Fears of major flooding in Fayetteville, NC, as Florence

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Sep 18, 2018

Putin Calls Downing of Russian Plane in Syria 'Tragic,' Absolves Israel - New York Times

New York Times


JERUSALEM — Syrian anti-aircraft batteries responding to an Israeli airstrike Monday night downed a Russian military plane, killing 15 of its service members, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The downing of the plane in what Russia called a case of ...


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Sep 18, 2018

Anderson Cooper debunks Trump Jr.'s fake hurricane coverage claim - New York Post

New York Post


CNN anchor Anderson Cooper threw cold water on Donald Trump Jr.'s claim that Cooper staged a shot of himself standing in waist-deep Hurricane Florence floodwaters to make President Trump look bad. Trump Jr. on Sunday tweeted a photo of Cooper ...
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Sep 18, 2018

China Strikes $60 Billion of US Goods in Growing Trade War - Bloomberg

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China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating their trade conflict as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on almost all Chinese imports. China's retaliatory tariffs, on items
How the

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Sep 18, 2018

Russia Blames Israel for Loss of Plane Shot Down by Syrian Forces - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal


MOSCOW—Russia blamed Israel on Tuesday for the loss of a reconnaissance plane downed accidentally by Syrian forces during a raid by Israeli fighter jets, raising tensions between two nations that have painstakingly avoided direct conflict in Syria


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Sep 18, 2018

Trump's latest abuse of power is likely to blow up in his face - Washington Post

Washington Post


President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress are running a systematic campaign of harassment and disruption directed at legitimate law enforcement activity being conducted on behalf of the American people — with the active goal of protecting ...
Kavanaugh

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Sep 18, 2018

6 marvelous things we learned from Brie Larson's first 'Captain Marvel' trailer - USA TODAY

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Finally, the world got its first look at Brie Larson as a Marvel superhero, and she's definitely lit - quite literally, since she's crazy powerful. The first trailer for "Captain Marvel" (in theaters March 8, 2019) made its debut Tuesday with Larson in


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Sep 18, 2018

China strikes back with tariffs on $60 billion of US goods - CNN

CNN


Hong Kong (CNN) China has fired back at the United States after President Donald Trump ramped up the trade war with his biggest wave of tariffs yet. The Chinese government said Tuesday that it would impose tariffs on US goods worth $60 billion
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