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Nothing Is Too Strange for Cities Wooing Amazon to Build There

City officials and business leaders across North America are going to extreme lengths to court Amazon to put its second headquarters in their city.
Author: NELLIE BOWLES
Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:41 pm

G.O.P. Points to Welfare Overhaul as a Model for Health Care. The Comparison Has Limits.

Republicans praise the latest Affordable Care Act repeal as the successor to the 1996 welfare overhaul, but few would cheer a plunge in insurance coverage.
Author: ROBERT PEAR
Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:34 pm

Las Vegas Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man at a Hospital

The man, who was taken to the hospital because he was extremely intoxicated, was shot after taking a Taser from a bag left in a room and pointing it at the officer.
Author: JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH
Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:18 pm

Supreme Court Cancels Hearing on Previous Trump Travel Ban

The justices asked lawyers in case to submit briefs on whether the president’s new travel ban renders questions on the earlier order moot.
Author: ADAM LIPTAK
Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:11 pm

Rep. Gohmert: John McCain should be recalled during cancer treatment

Senator McCain could kill the repeal and replace healthcare effort again. Now a lawmakers says he should be recalled to recover from cancer. Veuer's Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:11 pm

After one year, the Smithsonian's black history museum is becoming a cultural mecca

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has become a leading venue for discussions about major issues affecting blacks.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:56 pm

'This Is Us' star Chrissy Metz on tough road as plus-sized actress

Chrissy Metz, star of NBC's 'This Is Us,' says being a plus-size actress has been a struggle but also an education. (Dec. 7)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:44 pm

Hurricane Irma shuts the door on Keys' most affordable housing -- RVs and trailer parks

About 50 residents of an RV park in Big Pine Key were told they have to leave the property after Hurricane Irma.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:37 pm

Nashville church shooting suspect made cryptic Facebook posts

Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25, is accused of opening fire at a church, killing one and injuring seven others. Documents say he admitted firing at church.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:36 pm

I was 'a very sick man': Tearful Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in sexting case

Weiner, 53, also faces spending the rest of his life as a registered sex offender for his lurid social media contacts with a 15-year-old girl.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 5:01 pm

Jennifer Lopez Donates $1 Million to Puerto Rico Relief Effort

The singer, who is of Puerto Rican descent, is leading a New York-state-wide donation drive in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Author: ANNA CODREA-RADO
Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:42 pm

Police need help catching toilet paper bandits

Police in Alabama need your help identifying two toilet paper bandits.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:42 pm

'I got bit!' I got bit!' Copperhead snake bites woman at LongHorn Steakhouse

A Virginia woman ended up in hospital for 11 days after being bitten by a copperhead as she entered a Fredericksburg restaurant.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:39 pm

N. Korea: Trump comments a ‘declaration of war’

North Korea's foreign minister said Monday that President Trump's latest statements are "a declaration of war" against his country, and that "all options" are on the table. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:33 pm

Pharrell, Wonder and Dave Matthews take a knee in Charlottesville

Stevie Wonder once again took a knee for America at the Concert for Charlottesville, with Pharrell Williams and Dave Matthews joining the soul legend. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:30 pm

Class Divide: How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege?

Liberals fault the economy for the drop in marriage among the less educated, while conservatives blame changing values. Both may be on to something.
Author: CLAIRE CAIN MILLER
Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:21 pm

Republicans are on the verge of another Obamacare loss

The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is once again on life support.
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:05 pm

Now-and-then satellite photos show Maria's ravaging of Dominica

The aerial footage below provides a few looks at the storm's impact on the towns of Canefield and Roseau, located on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

'Maggot'; 'Dumble': 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' stars reveal nicknames

The stars of new A. A. Milne biopic "Goodbye Christopher Robin" talk about their nicknames - including Margot Robbie's unpleasant moniker "maggot," and Leonardo DiCaprio's name for Domhnall Gleeson: "Dumble." (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 3:25 pm

Model drained of blood in murder, autopsy shows

Authorities in Los Angeles say the woman was tortured and mutilated.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 3:18 pm

Tropical storm warnings posted in N.C. as Hurricane Maria spins close to the East Coast

Maria, now downgraded to a Category 1 storm with 75 mph winds, is forecast to brush North Carolina's Outer Banks Tuesday and Wednesday.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 3:01 pm

Pharrell Williams ‘Takes a Knee’ as Artists Join Anthem Protest

Mr. Williams knelt during a concert in Charlottesville, Va., on Sunday to show solidarity with N.F.L. players. Stevie Wonder, Eddie Vedder and others have joined in.
Author: ANNA CODREA-RADO
Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:59 pm

Face shape may reveal if you're dating a cheater

Men with short, wide faces have higher sex drives and may be more likely to cheat, according to new research.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:53 pm

A Chinese woman needed dental surgery. It was done by a robot

Report claims no humans played an active role in the procedure.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:42 pm

Firth, Wintour celebrate green fashion

Stars including Colin Firth and wife Livia, Andrew Garfield and Anna Wintour attend the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:35 pm

Puerto Ricans try to reach relatives, fly out

Puerto Ricans are trying to make contact with relatives and friends after Hurricane Maria knocked out power and telephone services. Hundreds of other residents and tourists packed San Juan Airport on Sunday, which is barely functioning. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:11 pm

Nashville church usher praised for confronting accused gunman in deadly shooting - CBS News


CBS News

Nashville church usher praised for confronting accused gunman in deadly shooting
CBS News
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Church members praised an usher who confronted the gunman in a deadly shooting at a Tennessee church. The suspect is 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson. He was in police custody after shooting himself Sunday by accident.
Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murderABC News
This hulking usher stopped a church shooter from killing moreNew York Post
25-Year-Old Man Arrested in Connection With Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Was Former CongregantKTLA
New York Daily News -Miami Herald -Slate Magazine (blog) -BuzzFeed News
all 416 news articles »
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:10 pm

Anthony Weiner arrives at sentencing hoping to get off with probation in teen sexting scandal - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Anthony Weiner arrives at sentencing hoping to get off with probation in teen sexting scandal
New York Daily News
Perverted serial sexter Anthony Weiner arrived at Manhattan Federal Court Monday morning to learn if he'll do hard time or get off with probation for sending sick messages to a 15-year-old girl. The disgraced pol appeared gaunt and wore a navy suit and ...
Anthony Weiner scandals: From politics to sexting casesFox News
Anthony Weiner being sentenced in sexting case that played a role in presidential electionLos Angeles Times
Judgment day has arrived for Anthony Weiner in sexting scandalUSA TODAY
U.S. News & World Report -New York Times -Miami Herald -New York Post
all 58 news articles »
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:04 pm

McCain says prognosis is 'very, very serious'

Arizona Sen. John McCain spoke about his cancer prognosis and his will to continue working while he undergoes treatment.
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:55 pm

Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, DC police said - Washington Post


Economic Times

Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, DC police said
Washington Post
A Tennessee man stopped for urinating near the White House on Sunday was arrested after authorities said they found at least nine firearms, including assault style weapons, in the trunk of his car, according to a D.C. police report. The man had been ...
Secret Service says it arrested person with guns near White House on SundayReuters
'Swarm attack' from armed drones pose 'grave threat' to TrumpWashington Examiner
Secret Service arrests person with firearms near White HouseFox News
CNN -The Hill (blog) -WTOP -The Daily Caller
all 32 news articles »
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:52 pm

Gisele steps back into the spotlight

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen picks up the The Vogue Eco Laureate Award at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:45 pm

N.F.L., Angela Merkel, Iraqi Kurdistan: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Author: MARK A. WALSH
Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:36 pm

Model drained of blood in murder, autopsy shows - USA TODAY


The Independent

Model drained of blood in murder, autopsy shows
USA TODAY
A model found dead in May 2016 suffered head trauma and had her body drained of its blood, according to grisly details from an Los Angeles County autopsy report. Last year, the body of 30-year-old Iana Kasian was found in her condominium in West ...
Murdered model was scalped, drained of all blood, autopsy showsNew York Post
Model 'scalped and drained of blood' in murder unprecedented 'outside wartime'Independent.ie
The horrific tale of Iana Kasian's Hollywood murder and the torture she was subject toNEWS.com.au (blog)
Evening Standard -Radar Online
all 12 news articles »
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:33 pm

White House stonewalls Capitol Hill over records in Russia probe

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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:33 pm

8 dead in India fireworks explosion

At least eight people were killed following an explosion at an illegal fireworks factory in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, local media reported. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:29 pm

The Health 202: Here's how Cassidy and Graham rejiggered their Obamacare overhaul - Washington Post


Washington Post

The Health 202: Here's how Cassidy and Graham rejiggered their Obamacare overhaul
Washington Post
THE PROGNOSIS. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.). (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). This morning, Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will serve up a new version of their bill overhauling Obamacare, even as the whole grand effort appears headed for ...
The Republicans are on the verge of another Obamacare lossCNN
Republicans Left With 1 Week To Pass Health Care Bill Without Democratic VotesNPR
GOP Revises Obamacare Repeal Bill Likely Headed for DefeatBloomberg
Fox News -The Hill -ABC News -U.S. News & World Report
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:18 pm

Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued.
Author: KRISTIN M. HALL and JOHN RABY
Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:58 pm

Trump Praises Nascar Fans and Again Rails Against N.F.L. Protests

President Trump says he is “so proud” of Nascar supporters for not putting up with “disrespecting” the country or flag.
Author: EILEEN SULLIVAN
Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:50 pm

Graphic details of woman’s murder revealed

New details revealed in an autopsy regarding the 2016 murder of Iana Kasian.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:50 pm

California Today: California Today: Bay Area Athletes Clash With Trump

Monday: Bay Area athletes take on President Trump, generous pensions at the University of California, and a new state symbol: a duck-billed dinosaur.
Author: MIKE McPHATE
Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:43 pm

How a mom changed genetic research and an Olympic athlete's life

She’s not a geneticist, but her work changed the direction for genetics research.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:39 pm

Florida deputies: Man poured scalding water over 2-year-old

A Florida man is charged with pouring scalding water on a 2-year-old girl under his care.
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:33 pm

Someone returned a library book nearly 80 years after due date

Someone finally returned a library book nearly 80 years after the due date to the Attleboro Public Library in Massachusetts.
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:27 pm

The Latest: Church shooting suspect has court date Wednesday

The Latest on a shooting at a church in Nashville (all times local): 7:20 a.m.
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:21 pm

At Her Own Pace, Melania Trump Tiptoes Into the Limelight

The first lady is as cautious as her husband is impulsive, but eight months on she is hinting at an emerging policy platform.
Author: KATIE ROGERS
Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:19 pm

Hurricane Maria's path: Track the storm here

Although it is still considered to be a large hurricane, Maria is expected to weaken to a tropical storm by Tuesday night.
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:15 pm

Maria brings evacuation on North Carolina island

An evacuation is underway on an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks as Hurricane Maria moves north.
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:11 pm

Jared Kushner Used Private Email In Trump Administration, Lawyer Confirms - NPR


NPR

Jared Kushner Used Private Email In Trump Administration, Lawyer Confirms
NPR
Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, reportedly set up a private email account as their family was coming into power in Washington. They're seen here last week at left, sitting with Lara Trump and Eric Trump. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption.
White House stonewalls Capitol Hill over records in Russia probeCNN
Kushner Used Personal Email Account for Government BusinessNew York Times
Kushner acknowledges use of private email account in White HouseMSNBC
Washington Post -U.S. News & World Report -HuffPost -BBC News
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:10 pm

Boseman: "Those players are patriots"

Actors Sterling K. Brown and Chadwick Boseman throw their support behind NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. (Sept. 25)
      
 
 
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Posted: September 25, 2017, 12:10 pm