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Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade

Associated Press2018-09-23 11:44:15

Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade Author: NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70. Rouhani did not identify those behind Saturday's att… ...Read full article

'No regrets': world's biggest election loser runs for 96th time in Canada

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 11:31:09

'No regrets': world's biggest election loser runs for 96th time in Canada Author: Ashifa Kassam
John Turmel initially went into politics to legalise gambling and stop getting busted ...Read full article

Corbyn 'would back members' on Brexit vote

BBC News2018-09-23 11:30:25

Corbyn 'would back members' on Brexit vote Author: BBC News
The Labour leader says he will be "bound" by the view of party members if they back another EU referendum. ...Read full article

Hayabusa2: Japanese robots land on moving asteroid in world first

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 11:27:08

Hayabusa2: Japanese robots land on moving asteroid in world first Author: Matthew Taylor
Survey on Ryugu asteroid aims to provide answers about the origins of life and solar system ...Read full article

Iran-backed militias accused of reign of fear in Iraqi Basra

Associated Press2018-09-23 11:26:59

Iran-backed militias accused of reign of fear in Iraqi Basra Author: QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA
BASRA, Iraq (AP) — Hajar Youssif was on her daily commute to work, staring at her phone and flicking through her Instagram account when she looked up to find herself in an unusual location. The taxi driver had turned into an alley. When she questioned the dri… ...Read full article

Nigeria pirates kidnap Swiss ship's crew

BBC News2018-09-23 11:15:14

Nigeria pirates kidnap Swiss ship's crew Author: BBC News
Shipping firm Massoel says pirates boarded a cargo ship and kidnapped 12 people in the Niger Delta. ...Read full article

From reality TV to U.N., Trump to wield Security Council gavel

Reuters2018-09-23 11:13:15

From reality TV to U.N., Trump to wield Security Council gavel Author: Michelle Nichols
- He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to denounce Iran for what it sees as its malign regional behav… ...Read full article

Judge Jeanine: I fear for Lady Justice

Fox News2018-09-23 11:08:06.71409

Judge Jeanine: I fear for Lady Justice Author: Fox News
The dismissal of the fundamental rules of our justice system is stunning. ...Read full article

Sesame Workshop: Bert, Ernie don't have sexual orientation

Fox News2018-09-23 11:08:04.6047439

Sesame Workshop: Bert, Ernie don't have sexual orientation Author: Fox News
The Sesame Workshop issues a statement that Bert and Ernie are just friends; 'The Greg Gutfeld Show' panel weighs in ...Read full article

The Culture War That Was Fought in the Sky

Politico2018-09-23 11:03:00

The Culture War That Was Fought in the Sky Author: Jack Shafer
In 1928, women helped decide the presidential election, but they wanted more than just the vote. They wanted to do everything a man could do. Even fly the Atlantic. ...Read full article

I Rewatched Anita Hill’s Testimony. So Much Has Changed. So Much Hasn’t.

Politico2018-09-23 11:01:00

I Rewatched Anita Hill’s Testimony. So Much Has Changed. So Much Hasn’t. Author: Tim Alberta
Decades later—even after #MeToo—we are seeing again why it’s so hard for women to come forward. ...Read full article

GOP allies urge Trump not to fire Rosenstein ahead of Kavanaugh confirmation, midterms

CNN2018-09-23 10:56:42

GOP allies urge Trump not to fire Rosenstein ahead of Kavanaugh confirmation, midterms Author: Kevin Liptak, Jim Acosta and Gloria Borger, CNN
What seemed at first like a long-awaited opening to get rid of the "lingering stench" at his Justice Department now poses a quandary for President Donald Trump: Would firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein complicate precarious confirmation proceedings… ...Read full article

McConnell calls Trump on Kavanaugh accuser tweets - CNN Video

CNN2018-09-23 10:53:24.9951533

McConnell calls Trump on Kavanaugh accuser tweets - CNN Video Author:
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called President Trump to tell him that his tweets questioning Brett Kavanaugh's accuser's motivations were not helpful to the process. ...Read full article

Iran Guards vow vengeance against military parade attackers: statement

Reuters2018-09-23 10:53:00

Iran Guards vow vengeance against military parade attackers: statement Author: Reuters Editorial
Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to take "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance against attackers at a military parade who killed 12 of their comrades and 13 others, in a statement carried by Iranian news agencies.US ...Read full article

'Things are getting worse': economic collapse looms again in Zimbabwe

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 10:50:48

'Things are getting worse': economic collapse looms again in Zimbabwe Author: Jason Burke
Locals say conditions have deteriorated since July’s contentious election, as world powers keep their distance ...Read full article

Dominic Raab rules out snap general election to save May's Brexit plan

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 10:45:58

Dominic Raab rules out snap general election to save May's Brexit plan Author: Pippa Crerar
Brexit secretary dismisses rumours PM could call a vote to save Chequers proposal ...Read full article

Feinstein distorted facts about AR-15, aka 'America's rifle,' NRA says

Fox News2018-09-23 10:45:00+00:00

Feinstein distorted facts about AR-15, aka 'America's rifle,' NRA says Author: Fox News
Senate Judiciary Committee ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein has drawn the ire of the National Rifle Association over claims that the AR-15 – called “America’s rifle” by some – are not “in common use.” ...Read full article

OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump's call for immediate boost to oil output

Reuters2018-09-23 10:40:53

OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump's call for immediate boost to oil output Author: Rania El Gamal
gest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia, ruled out on Sunday any immediate, additional increase in crude output, effectively rebuffing U.S. President Donald Trump's calls for action to cool the market.US ...Read full article

Sheldon Adelson Sees a Lot to Like in Trump’s Washington

The New York Times2018-09-23 10:22:25.629

Sheldon Adelson Sees a Lot to Like in Trump’s Washington Author:
The casino magnate and his wife, initially skeptical of President Trump, are thrilled with some of his policies and have donated $55 million to Republican campaigns. ...Read full article

Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid

The New York Times2018-09-23 10:22:21

Trump Administration Aims to Sharply Restrict New Green Cards for Those on Public Aid Author:
A rule proposed by the Trump administration could force immigrants seeking permanent resident status to prove they will never become reliant on government assistance. ...Read full article

Kavanaugh Was Supposed to Be a Midterm Boon for G.O.P. Not Anymore.

The New York Times2018-09-23 10:22:20.932

Kavanaugh Was Supposed to Be a Midterm Boon for G.O.P. Not Anymore. Author:
Republican leaders in battleground states like Missouri are increasingly doubtful that candidates can wield the court nomination as a cudgel without risking repercussions. ...Read full article

UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

Associated Press2018-09-23 10:21:26

UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum Author: JILL LAWLESS
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Britain's Labour Party may hold the fate of Brexit in its hands — if only it can decide what to do. With the U.K. and the European Union at an impasse in divorce talks, many Labour members think the left-of-center opposition party ha… ...Read full article

Senate panel quietly investigating Kavanaugh assault claims amid testimony negotiations

USA Today2018-09-23 10:11:13+00:00

Senate panel quietly investigating Kavanaugh assault claims amid testimony negotiations Author:
Correspondence obtained by USA TODAY shows behind-the-scenes work of the Republican-led committee as it attempts to investigate accusations made against Kavanaugh. ...Read full article

Pope warns Lithuanians to guard against anti-Semitism

Associated Press2018-09-23 10:09:32

Pope warns Lithuanians to guard against anti-Semitism Author: NICOLE WINFIELD
KAUNAS, Lithuania (AP) — Pope Francis warned Sunday against any rebirth of the "pernicious" anti-Semitic attitudes that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania's centuries-old Jewish community that was nearly wiped out during Wo… ...Read full article

Israel gives Palestinians eight days to leave Khan al-Ahmar

Al Jazeera English2018-09-23 10:06:00

Israel gives Palestinians eight days to leave Khan al-Ahmar Author: Al Jazeera
Israel's planned demolition of the occupied West Bank village has been criticised by the international community. ...Read full article

Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement

Reuters2018-09-23 10:02:52

Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement Author: Joseph Ax
When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away.US ...Read full article

Iran fumes at 'bully' US after attack

BBC News2018-09-23 10:01:24

Iran fumes at 'bully' US after attack Author: BBC News
President Rouhani says Gulf States, backed by the US, enabled the deadly gun attack that killed 25. ...Read full article

Dems see Kavanaugh saga as playing to their advantage

The Hill2018-09-23 10:00:01

Dems see Kavanaugh saga as playing to their advantage Author: Mike Lillis and Scott Wong
House Democrats increasingly see the controversy swirling around Brett Kavanaugh as a political boon just weeks ahead of the midterm elections — a saga they think will energize female voters already put off by President Trump and threatening to br ...Read full article

Cardinal Dolan: My mom is ashamed to be Catholic - CNN Video

CNN2018-09-23 09:53:35.3518167

Cardinal Dolan: My mom is ashamed to be Catholic - CNN Video Author:
Christiane Amanpour speaks with Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, about what he calls "a disaster, one crisis after another," in the Catholic Church. ...Read full article

A Catholic yells 'Shame on you!' at cardinal - CNN Video

CNN2018-09-23 09:53:28.441072

A Catholic yells 'Shame on you!' at cardinal - CNN Video Author:
As the embattled Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, addressed the Catholic Church's clergy sexual abuse scandal, one Catholic yelled 'Shame on you!' while another turner her back on Wuerl in protest. CNN's Rosa Flores reports. ...Read full article

Corbyn would back Labour membership call for second referendum

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 09:52:04

Corbyn would back Labour membership call for second referendum Author: Dan Sabbagh, Jessica Elgot
Labour leader says he would bow to a party conference vote for change of Brexit policy ...Read full article

Rouhani says Iran ready to confront U.S. after military parade attack

Reuters2018-09-23 09:42:10

Rouhani says Iran ready to confront U.S. after military parade attack Author: Michael Georgy
ident Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran was ready to confront the United States and its Gulf Arab allies, a day after an attack on an Iranian military parade killed 25 people, including 12 members of the elite Revolutionary Guards.US ...Read full article

Snuff out 'any whiff' of resurgent anti-Semitism, pope says

Reuters2018-09-23 09:29:31

Snuff out 'any whiff' of resurgent anti-Semitism, pope says Author: Philip Pullella
ers) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that society should be vigilant for "any whiff" of resurgent anti-Semitism, calling for new generations to be taught the horrors of the Holocaust.US ...Read full article

UK opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards

Reuters2018-09-23 09:24:32

UK opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards Author: Reuters Editorial
Britain's main opposition Labour Party would require large companies to reserve at least one third of the seats on their boards for workers, party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday.US ...Read full article

Needles found in New Zealand strawberries

BBC News2018-09-23 09:18:15

Needles found in New Zealand strawberries Author: BBC News
The Australian scare over needles in strawberries spreads as needles are found in Auckland fruit. ...Read full article

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

BBC News2018-09-23 09:15:12

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India? Author: BBC News
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare". ...Read full article

Burgon to set out Labour's five demands to tackle prisons crisis

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 09:13:44

Burgon to set out Labour's five demands to tackle prisons crisis Author: Jamie Grierson
Opposition to accuse ministers of ‘tinkering’ and call for staffing levels to be restored ...Read full article

PM May, EU leaders need to look at room for movement on Brexit -UK lawmaker

Reuters2018-09-23 09:08:08

PM May, EU leaders need to look at room for movement on Brexit -UK lawmaker Author: Reuters Editorial
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals seem to have no life left in them and the government and European leaders need to look at what room for movement there is in negotiations, a senior pro-EU lawmaker from her Conservatives said on Sunday.US ...Read full article

Iran Links Deadly Attack to US-Backed Gulf State, EU Nations

Bloomberg2018-09-23 09:05:43+00:00

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Iran summons UAE envoy over parade attack comments-state TV

Reuters2018-09-23 08:55:19

Iran summons UAE envoy over parade attack comments-state TV Author: Reuters Editorial
Iran's foreign ministry on Sunday summoned the United Arab Emirates' charge d'affaires over comments made about a military parade attack that killed 25 people, including members of the Revolutionary Guards, state television said.US ...Read full article

Navy vet's body found after he's reported missing during Hawaiian honeymoon

Fox News2018-09-23 08:45:00+00:00

Navy vet's body found after he's reported missing during Hawaiian honeymoon Author: Fox News
The body of a Navy veteran who went missing while on his Hawaiian honeymoon was found Friday, authorities said. ...Read full article

Pirates Kidnap 12 People From Swiss Vessel in Nigeria: Reuters

Bloomberg2018-09-23 08:39:11+00:00

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Amy Chua denies telling female students to be 'model-like' for Brett Kavanaugh

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 08:10:32

Amy Chua denies telling female students to be 'model-like' for Brett Kavanaugh Author: Stephanie Kirchgaessner
Amy Chua rejects claims she advised students applying for clerkships with supreme court nominee on looks ...Read full article

What does Iran want in northern Syria?

Al Jazeera English2018-09-23 08:08:00

What does Iran want in northern Syria? Author: Hassan Ahmadian
Iran seeks to increase pressure on the US in Syria and portray its military presence there as an occupation. ...Read full article

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Al Jazeera English2018-09-23 08:00:00

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack Author: Al Jazeera
Arab separatist al-Ahvaziya group claims responsibility for attack that killed 29 people, including women and children. ...Read full article

Five reasons people leave the church

Fox News2018-09-23 08:00:00+00:00

Five reasons people leave the church Author: Fox News
I’ve talked to, listened to, and read interviews, blogs, and books by dozens of folks who’ve left the Christian faith. ...Read full article

Shadow Banker in India Rushes to Sell Assets as Defaults Pile Up

Bloomberg2018-09-23 07:58:04+00:00

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Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness

Associated Press2018-09-23 07:16:27

Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness Author: BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Huge crowds flocked to closely guarded polling stations on Sunday to vote in the Maldives' third multiparty presidential elections, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy. Both President Yameen Abdul Gayoom an… ...Read full article

4th purported witness claims no knowledge of alleged Kavanaugh assault against Ford

Fox News2018-09-23 07:15:00+00:00

4th purported witness claims no knowledge of alleged Kavanaugh assault against Ford Author: Fox News
Another person claimed by Christine Blasey Ford to have attended a gathering decades ago during which, Ford claims, she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied any recollection of having attended the party. ...Read full article

Pret a Manger and BA face questions over girl’s allergy death on plane

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 07:00:18

Pret a Manger and BA face questions over girl’s allergy death on plane Author: Jamie Doward
Inquest into death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse will focus on food packaging ‘loophole’ and cabin crew’s training ...Read full article

100 years ago, US fought its deadliest battle in France

Associated Press2018-09-23 06:59:51

100 years ago, US fought its deadliest battle in France Author: SYLVIE CORBET
PARIS (AP) — It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped br… ...Read full article

Democrats run on pre-existing conditions — their own

Politico2018-09-23 06:57:40

Democrats run on pre-existing conditions — their own Author: ALICE MIRANDA OLLSTEIN
Candidates share family stories to show support for Obamacare patient protections. ...Read full article

Republicans boot their headaches until after midterms

Politico2018-09-23 06:52:17

Republicans boot their headaches until after midterms Author: https://www.facebook.com/rachael.bade.9
But if the House or Senate flip, Washington won't be focused on the GOP agenda. ...Read full article

What has to happen for Tiger Woods to win the FedExCup?

USA Today2018-09-23 06:40:21+00:00

What has to happen for Tiger Woods to win the FedExCup? Author:
Tiger Woods is in the lead at the Tour Championship and has a shot at winning the FedExCup. Here's what needs to happen. ...Read full article

Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Process Is a Maelstrom of Insincerities

National Review2018-09-23 06:30:16

Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Process Is a Maelstrom of Insincerities Author: George Will
This debacle du jour dramatizes how the Court’s stature is hostage to the degrading confirmation process. ...Read full article

Details of Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser to be set

Associated Press2018-09-23 06:00:02

Details of Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser to be set Author: LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and JONATHAN LEMIRE
WASHINGTON (AP) — Details must be worked out on a tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted he… ...Read full article

Maldives votes in high stakes election seen as test for democracy

Al Jazeera English2018-09-23 05:56:00

Maldives votes in high stakes election seen as test for democracy Author: Zaheena Rasheed
Voters head to polls to decide whether President Abdulla Yameen will win a second term amid crackdown on dissent. ...Read full article

Why Ireland's Border Is Brexit's Intractable Puzzle: QuickTake

Bloomberg2018-09-23 05:18:28+00:00

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US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

Associated Press2018-09-23 05:10:30

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits Author: ELLIOT SPAGAT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards and to prov… ...Read full article

Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

Associated Press2018-09-23 05:02:46

Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes Author: KEVIN FREKING
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and crampe… ...Read full article

Winners and losers from college football's Week 4 headlined by Alabama's dominance

USA Today2018-09-23 05:01:59+00:00

Winners and losers from college football's Week 4 headlined by Alabama's dominance Author:
Alabama's dominance headlines the list of winners and losers from Saturday's action across college football. ...Read full article

The silent Popes: Why Francis and Benedict won't answer the accusations dividing their church

CNN2018-09-23 04:52:53

The silent Popes: Why Francis and Benedict won't answer the accusations dividing their church Author: Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor
For the first time in 600 years, there are two living popes, one retired and one active, whose fates may be intertwined, even as many of their followers are at odds. ...Read full article

Europe's Talks With US to Soften Trade Impasse Are a 'Longshot'

Bloomberg2018-09-23 04:25:16+00:00

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Kavanaugh, Accuser Tentatively Agree to Hearing Thursday

Bloomberg2018-09-23 04:12:31+00:00

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Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

Associated Press2018-09-23 04:05:27

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy Author: JEFF KAROUB
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew globa… ...Read full article

Ford friend says she doesn't recall party where alleged assault occurred

The Hill2018-09-23 03:49:31

Ford friend says she doesn't recall party where alleged assault occurred Author: Jordain Carney
A longtime friend of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, says she does not know the Supreme Court nominee or remember attending a party with him. ...Read full article

Voting begins in criticised Maldives election

BBC News2018-09-23 03:46:54

Voting begins in criticised Maldives election Author: BBC News
The island nation's Chinese-backed leader seeks another five-year term, with India watching closely. ...Read full article

Iran summons UK, Dutch and Danish envoys over attack on military parade

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-23 03:17:01

Iran summons UK, Dutch and Danish envoys over attack on military parade Author:
Tehran accuses countries of hosting members of ‘terrorist group’ that claimed responsibility for attack ...Read full article

Trump administration proposal: Immigrants denied visas after using public assistance

USA Today2018-09-23 03:14:46+00:00

Trump administration proposal: Immigrants denied visas after using public assistance Author:
The Trump administration is proposing a new policy that would in effect make immigrants chose between staying in the U.S. or getting public help. ...Read full article

Shapiro reacts to political fight over Kavanaugh accuser

Fox News2018-09-23 02:22:31.6667218

Shapiro reacts to political fight over Kavanaugh accuser Author: Fox News
Ben Shapiro weighs in on Democrats' attempted roadblock of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. ...Read full article

Media overjoyed with Obama, tough on Trump

Fox News2018-09-23 02:22:30.3542281

Media overjoyed with Obama, tough on Trump Author: Fox News
Why does the media treat Trump and Obama differently? Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren debates former Bernie Sanders surrogate Nomiki Konst. ...Read full article

Conor McGregor unloads vulgar tirade during UFC press event

Fox News2018-09-23 01:52:40.7427073

Conor McGregor unloads vulgar tirade during UFC press event Author: Fox News
MMA fighter Conor McGregor unleashes a vulgar tirade at Khabib Nurmagomedov during the UFC 229 press conference in New York City. ...Read full article

Saving pets without a permit: Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence

USA Today2018-09-23 01:50:45+00:00

Saving pets without a permit: Good Samaritan arrested after helping animals survive Florence Author:
An animal rescuer in North Carolina was arrested after trying to help shelter animals after Hurricane Florence. ...Read full article

Senate Judiciary Committee contacts Ford's friend about party

CNN2018-09-23 01:39:39

Senate Judiciary Committee contacts Ford's friend about party Author: Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter
As the Senate Judiciary Committee staff negotiates with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, over a potential hearing on Thursday, Republican staffers are working to int… ...Read full article

May's Inner Circle Begins Planning for Snap Election, Times Says

Bloomberg2018-09-23 01:31:54+00:00

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Key House Dem's objections stall intel bill as deadline looms

The Hill2018-09-23 01:20:07

Key House Dem's objections stall intel bill as deadline looms Author: Olivia Beavers
Objections from the House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat are stalling efforts to pass a two-year intelligence authorization bill that would include provisions for election security and Russian aggression, sources tell The Hill. ...Read full article

Senate panel reaches tentative deal for Kavanaugh accuser to testify Thursday

The Hill2018-09-23 01:09:31

Senate panel reaches tentative deal for Kavanaugh accuser to testify Thursday Author: Jordain Carney
The Senate Judiciary Committee has reached a tentative agreement for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, to testify next week. ...Read full article

Tiger Woods Has Three-Shot Lead and Is One Round Away From Winning

Bloomberg2018-09-23 00:51:07+00:00

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Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her

The Hill2018-09-23 00:40:20

Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her Author: Mike Lillis
As the midterms inch closer, many Democrats on and off of Capitol Hill say there’s simply no standout figure to fill the vacuum. ...Read full article

Ex-Trump official walked back statement to Mueller probe about Flynn's talks with Russian diplomat

CNN2018-09-23 00:34:23

Ex-Trump official walked back statement to Mueller probe about Flynn's talks with Russian diplomat Author: Katelyn Polantz, Marshall Cohen and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN
A former Trump official corrected a claim she made to federal investigators about what she knew during the presidential transition about Russia sanctions after former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea in the Russia investigation contradict… ...Read full article

Kicker missing as Wake Forest lines up for field goal against Notre Dame

USA Today2018-09-23 00:23:35+00:00

Kicker missing as Wake Forest lines up for field goal against Notre Dame Author:
Wake Forest was all set to line up for a field goal in the first quarter against Notre Dame. There was one problem: Kicker Matt Sciba was missing. ...Read full article

'Cat Grandpa' napping at shelter goes viral

BBC News2018-09-23 00:14:46

'Cat Grandpa' napping at shelter goes viral Author: BBC News
Photographs of Terry Laurmen, 75, napping with his furry friends have been shared thousands of times. ...Read full article

GOP lawmaker's mother sides with him after siblings endorse opponent

The Hill2018-09-23 00:00:40

GOP lawmaker's mother sides with him after siblings endorse opponent Author: Aris Folley
The mother of Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) came out in support of her son on Saturday after six of his siblings endorsed his Democratic opponent. ...Read full article

DHS proposes new rule to ensure immigrant self-sufficiency

The Hill2018-09-22 23:55:16

DHS proposes new rule to ensure immigrant self-sufficiency Author: Chris Mills Rodrigo
The Department of Homeland Security proposed a new immigration rule Saturday to clarify existing law to ensure that immigrants entering the United States can support themselves and will not be dependent on public benefits. ...Read full article

Swiss vote on 'fair food' laws

BBC News2018-09-22 23:46:14

Swiss vote on 'fair food' laws Author: BBC News
In a country where food is already expensive, the people are set to vote on tighter quality control. ...Read full article

Rescue mission for injured Indian sailor

BBC News2018-09-22 23:34:48

Rescue mission for injured Indian sailor Author: BBC News
Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded in the Indian Ocean 3,700km off Perth in Western Australia. ...Read full article

Former federal prosecutor joins Kavanaugh accuser's legal team

The Hill2018-09-22 23:25:15

Former federal prosecutor joins Kavanaugh accuser's legal team Author: Tal Axelrod
Former federal prosecutor and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Bromwich announced Saturday he was joining the legal team for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct  ...Read full article

GOP lawmaker blasts siblings who backed Dem rival: 'Stalin would be proud'

The Hill2018-09-22 23:10:24

GOP lawmaker blasts siblings who backed Dem rival: 'Stalin would be proud' Author: Aris Folley
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) on Saturday said his siblings who endorsed his Democratic opponent “are all liberal Democrats who hate President Trump.” ...Read full article

Comcast Digs Deep to Overcome Fox With $39 Billion Bid for Sky

Bloomberg2018-09-22 23:08:53+00:00

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Nelson campaign to donate $10K from Al Franken group to charity

The Hill2018-09-22 23:04:21

Nelson campaign to donate $10K from Al Franken group to charity Author: John Bowden
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) on Saturday indicated that he would donate $10,000 that his campaign received during his 2012 Senate run from a political group belonging to former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). ...Read full article

Mike Ashley to close three House of Fraser stores

The Guardian (UK)2018-09-22 23:02:07

Mike Ashley to close three House of Fraser stores Author: Jamie Doward
Sports Direct tycoon has been unable to agree terms with landlords of outlets in Edinburgh, Hull and Swindon ...Read full article

Long-Time Friend of Christine Blasey Ford Contradicts Her on Party

National Review2018-09-22 22:44:42

Long-Time Friend of Christine Blasey Ford Contradicts Her on Party Author: Charles C. W. Cooke
A friend of the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has denied that she was at the party where the alleged assault occurred. ...Read full article

Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

BBC News2018-09-22 22:35:04

Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles Author: BBC Sport
Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round at Wembley to retain his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles. ...Read full article

Four charged in plot to kidnap, rape and kill a child

USA Today2018-09-22 22:18:55+00:00

Four charged in plot to kidnap, rape and kill a child Author:
Four people in Michigan were charged Friday with a plan to kidnap, rape and kill a child. ...Read full article

Here's how one consumer desperate for a loan got slammed by a fake check scam

USA Today2018-09-22 21:00:09+00:00

Here's how one consumer desperate for a loan got slammed by a fake check scam Author:
Consumers are losing thousands of dollars as they deposit what look like real checks. Banks find out much later that the checks are phony. ...Read full article

Trump Galvanized a Movement of Women. Kavanaugh Is Testing It.

The New York Times2018-09-22 20:34:17.534

Trump Galvanized a Movement of Women. Kavanaugh Is Testing It. Author:
The judge’s fate, and the Senate’s treatment of his accuser, have the makings of a pivot point in American politics — a wrenching apex in the struggle over the status of American women and abortion. ...Read full article

The 100-keg quest: Kavanaugh classmate Mark Judge details senior year at Georgetown Prep

CNN2018-09-22 20:30:56

The 100-keg quest: Kavanaugh classmate Mark Judge details senior year at Georgetown Prep Author: Elizabeth Landers, CNN
A goal of drinking 100 beer kegs by the end of senior year. A party with a stripper. A student falling through ceilings at house parties. These are new details coming to light in Mark Judge's descriptions of his days as a Georgetown Prep student. ...Read full article

Justin Theroux breaks his silence on 'heartbreaking' split from Jennifer Aniston

USA Today2018-09-22 20:14:00+00:00

Justin Theroux breaks his silence on 'heartbreaking' split from Jennifer Aniston Author:
Justin Theroux is breaking his silence on his February split from Jennifer Aniston, describing the divorce as "heartbreaking" yet "gentle." ...Read full article

Another 'Witness' Denies Knowledge of Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh

Breitbart News2018-09-22 20:11:47

Another 'Witness' Denies Knowledge of Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Author:
An attorney representing Leland Ingham Keyser said Friday evening that her client denies possessing any knowledge of the alleged incident. ...Read full article

China Demands U.S. Withdraw Sanctions Imposed Over Military Purchases From Russia

The New York Times2018-09-22 19:52:58.591

China Demands U.S. Withdraw Sanctions Imposed Over Military Purchases From Russia Author:
Chinese officials summoned the United States ambassador in Beijing to denounce the sanctions that Washington announced this week. ...Read full article

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