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Buttigieg, O'Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback plan

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:57:41 -0400

At Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate, presidential candidates Beto O’Rourke and Pete Buttigieg escalated their disagreement over O’Rourke’s proposal for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons.....
Yang and O'Rourke propose decriminalizing opioids, including heroin

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:59:37 -0400

Two Democrats suggested making small amounts of heroin legal as a way to combat the drug epidemic.....
Texas pastors seek federal action after police shoot black woman in her home

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:07:53 -0400

Jefferson's killing on Saturday by a rookie Fort Worth officer was the latest in a string of fatal shootings that has made the city's African American community wary of police, said Pastor Kyev Tatum.....
Warren Deletes Infamous DNA Test Tweet One Year After Reveal

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:48:15 -0400

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) deleted from her Twitter and YouTube accounts a now-infamous video announcing the results of her DNA test on Wednesday, one year after its initial unveiling was me....
School suspends girls, says rape-awareness note was bullying

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:38:19 -0400

A 15-year-old girl was suspended for bullying after trying to draw attention to what she believed was an unaddressed problem of sexual assaults involving students at her high school. Aela Mansmann, a....
China Threatens to Retaliate if U.S. Passes Hong Kong Bill

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:50:12 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- China threatened to retaliate if the U.S. Congress follows through with passing legislation that would require an annual review of whether the city is sufficiently autonomous from Beiji....
A 75-year-old cruise ship passenger jumped overboard a Carnival-owned ship between Portugal and Spain (CCL)

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:14:47 -0400

A Costa Cruises representative said the woman "voluntarily" jumped from the balcony in her cabin on the Costa Pacifica ship.....
Three US diplomats held near Russian test site where mystery blast killed five

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:18:38 -0400

* Russian foreign ministry says trio ‘obviously got lost’ * August explosion caused radiation levels to surgeA Russian navy official works on the Akula nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine at ....
After 30 days, GM-UAW talks suddenly face a deadline. Here's why the clock is ticking

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:23:06 -0400

GM's executives have until Thursday to draft a provisional plan that UAW leaders will accept and turn into a tentative agreement for its members.....
Meet USS Barb: The Navy's Special World War II Submarine That Terrified Japan

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 18:00:00 -0400

It sank the most Japanese vessels by tonnage.....
Putin signals Russia's return to Africa with summit

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:08:12 -0400

President Vladimir Putin hosts dozens of African leaders next week as Russia seeks to reassert its influence on the continent and beyond. The heads of some 35 African countries are expected for the f....
All of the Google Pixel and Home Products on Sale Now

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:39:00 -0400

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Trump ‘ambushes’ parents of British teenager by revealing woman involved in crash that killed their son is waiting in next room at White House

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 07:02:30 -0400

Donald Trump “ambushed” Harry Dunn’s parents by revealing the woman allegedly responsible for the teenager’s death was waiting to meet them in a nearby room at the White House, their lawyer has said.C....
Woman will spend 60 years in prison for first-degree murder of boyfriend

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:46:41 -0400

A woman who poured gasoline on the couch where her sleeping boyfriend lay and then shut the door after seeing him jump up and yell "hot, hot" will spend 60 years in prison for first-degree m....
Court seems split on possible resentencing for teen sniper

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:28:10 -0400

Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002 when he ....
Kenya opens Chinese-built railway linking Rift Valley town to Nairobi

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:47:43 -0400

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is due to open a new $1.5 billion Chinese rail line on Wednesday linking the capital Nairobi to the Rift Valley town of Naivasha, despite delays in establishing an ind....
Atheists, Secular Groups Up in Arms Over State Department Boosting Pompeo’s ‘Christian Leader’ Speech

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:46:46 -0400

Joe Raedle/GettyThe U.S. Constitution protects the separation of church and state—but evidently not church and State Department, which came under fire for promoting a “Being a Christian Leader” speech....
GM, UAW Hammer Out Details as Signs Suggest Agreement Near

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:36:10 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Labor talks between General Motors Co. and United Auto Workers leaders are pushing into Wednesday, inching toward a tentative agreement that could end a strike now in its fifth week.Neg....
How Nazi Germany Crushed France During World War II (It Wasn't Luck)

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:00:00 -0400

Leadership was critical.....
Two Americans detained in east China

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:19:03 -0400

Two Americans who run an English-teaching business in China have been detained in the east of the country, according to their company, which said they were being held on "bogus" charges. Jacob Harlan....
Airlines are scrambling to work out how to tell passengers they're flying on a 737 Max when it finally returns to service and how to avoid the 'chaos' it could cause if they get it wrong

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:42:31 -0400

Some travelers want to avoid the Boeing 737 Max. Some airlines will let them swap planes, but they're deciding when and how to reveal the plane type.....
Pastor at Pro-Trump conference: 'We've come to declare war'

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 18:53:50 -0400

If the video depicting a fake President Trump massacring members of the media -- which was condemned by the White House -- wasn't too much to handle already, ProPublica and WNYC released more dist....
US weather: 'Bomb cyclone' expected to lash northeast with fierce winds and rain

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:44:16 -0400

A potential bomb cyclone is expected to hit the Northeast of the US Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Boston.New York City, Boston, and Maine will be affected, among other New En....
See Photos of the Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric SUV

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:45:00 -0400

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Hong Kong's leader: Territory not becoming a police state

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:30:16 -0400

Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that "it's totally irresponsible and unfounded" to suggest the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is becoming a police state as her government grapples with protests now....
Democratic presidential candidate Wayne Messam appears to raise $5 over the last quarter

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:06:45 -0400

Wayne Messam has spent no money over the last quarter and has struggled in fundraising over the campaign cycle, only raising a total of about $94,000 so far.....
A N.J. school district wants to ban students from attending prom if they have more than $75 in school lunch debt

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:47:37 -0400

A school district in New Jersey passed a new policy this week that will allow schools to bar students from attending prom if they have a school lunch debt above $75.....
Boston pension votes to fire money manager Fisher, withdrawals surge toward $1 billion

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:48:07 -0400

The City of Boston's retirement board on Wednesday voted unanimously to end its relationship with money manager Kenneth Fisher, whose firm has lost almost $1 billion in assets after allegations he mad....
Brexit Talks Drag on as Key Johnson Ally Threatens Hold-Out

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:46:23 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast.U.K. and European Union officials edged closer to a last-minute Brexit deal -- but it risks being jeopardi....
Is the U.S. Army In Decline?

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:00:00 -0400

What is the Army doing to stay at the top of the pack?....
Veterans who fought ISIS say Trump's 'betrayal' of a crucial ally was 'a total slap in the face'

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:44:49 -0400

Veterans of the war against ISIS expressed anger and dismay that the US abandoned Kurdish forces in Syria, a move they said erased gains against ISIS.....
New Jersey police are looking for a possible witness to the kidnapping of a 3-year-old girl 30 days ago

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:35:25 -0400

Five-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from Bridgeton City Park in New Jersey on September 16.....
The Amelia Earhart Mystery Stays Down in the Deep

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:22:20 -0400

For two weeks in August, a multimillion-dollar search from air, land and sea sought to solve the 80-year mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance.Robert Ballard, the ocean explorer famous for loc....
Shooting kills 6 in Puerto Rico, leads to emergency meeting

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:00:43 -0400

Puerto Rico's governor called an emergency meeting Tuesday after six people were killed in a mass shooting in a San Juan housing project and gunfire left two people dead a day earlier in the island's ....
GM, UAW strike deal: Automaker, union reach tentative agreement on new contract

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:08:59 -0400

General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a proposed tentative agreement on a new contract Wednesday.....
Five killed in Indian Kashmir as violence spikes

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:18:39 -0400

Two non-Kashmiris were shot dead by suspected militants and three alleged rebels were killed by security forces, police said Wednesday, the deadliest day in the Indian-administered Kashmir valley sinc....
Exclusive: Satellite images reveal China's aircraft carrier 'factory,' analysts say

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:17:14 -0400

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - High-resolution satellite images show that the construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is progressing steadily alongside expansive infrastructure work t....
Buttigieg Claims Warren and Sanders’s Medicare for All Is ‘Infringing on Freedom’ in New Ad

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:39:23 -0400

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a campaign ad Monday evening taking aim at Medicare for All, the public health insurance proposal favored by several rival 2020 candidates, an....
Iran's So-Called New Fighter Jet Is Most Likely a Scam (Sort Of)

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Or just another F-5 ripoff?....
Trump official: Birthright citizenship can end without amending Constitution

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:39:00 -0400

At a Monitor Breakfast, acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli said, 'The question is, do you need congressional action or can the executive act on their own?'....
Noah: Democratic Party is like a club on Tuesday night; anyone can get in

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:40:52 -0400

A look at the most recent debate in Best of Late Night....
Beto O’Rourke Dunks on ‘Disgraced TV Host’ Bill O’Reilly

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:11:26 -0400

Bill O’Reilly, who was ousted by Fox News two-and-a-half years ago following decades of sexual-harassment allegations and payouts to victims, made a desperate bid for relevance this week when he decid....
Judge says lawsuit against Harvard law professor can proceed

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:02:02 -0400

A woman who went public with claims she was a teenage victim of Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking ring can move toward trial with her defamation lawsuit against Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, ....
Pennsylvania man charged in decades-old rape case after DNA links him to attack

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:36:35 -0400

Decades after a woman was raped near the University of Delaware campus, police identified a suspect based on DNA and "cutting-edge technology."....
Nigeria town celebrates claim as 'twins capital' of world

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:00:01 -0400

To celebrate its self-proclaimed title the town hosts an annual festival, now in its second year, that draws hundreds of sets of twins from around the country. Donning different traditional clothes a....
EXPLAINER-U.S. House passes legislation on Hong Kong: what does it mean?

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:55:35 -0400

The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more than four months. The Hong Kong Human ....
Americans Now Need at Least $500,000 a Year to Enter Top 1%

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:35:57 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Explore what’s moving the global economy in the new season of the Stephanomics podcast. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes.One definition of rich is getting into the top 1%. If that’s ....
London's Two Secret Advantages That Won the Battle of Britain

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:00:00 -0400

Good national leadership and careful stewardship of logistics carried the day.....
Researchers: Barring a turnout surge, strong economy favors Trump in 2020, researchers say

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:03:16 -0400

A strong U.S. economy could help President Donald Trump win re-election next year unless there is a surge in voter turnout, economic research firm Moody's Analytics said on Tuesday.....
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Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:28:00 -0400

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