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In bid for top U.S. House job, Pelosi makes room for others

11 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Nancy Pelosi, working to reclaim the top job in the U.S. House of Representatives, has called for creation of a new leadership post in a move that could make room for younger...
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Embattled Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Apologizes for ‘Public Hanging' Comment, But Says Her Words Were ‘Twisted'

17 minutes ago   |   Time

A white Republican senator from Mississippi has made a partial apology after publicly saying that she would “be in the front row” of a “ public hanging ” if invited by a...
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Trump's Border Wall Could Trigger a Government Shutdown

23 minutes ago   |   Fortune

President Trump has made it clear that a government shutdown could very well happen in early December if Congress doesn't fund his border wall. Now that threat is creating...
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Baltimore County Executive-elect Olszewski names top aides

24 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Executive-elect Johnny Olszewski Jr. is staffing his office with a mix of professionals plucked from other Democratic politicians as well as others who work in...
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Right-Leaning Nonprofit Paid Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Nearly $1 Million

37 minutes ago   |   Time

Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $1 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn't disclose its donors...
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Terry Glavin: Good news - America really does want to get on together

Terry Glavin: Good news - America really does want to get on together

59 minutes ago   |   National Post

As Donald Trump's America continues what looks like a dizzying free fall into a dystopian grudge match pitting Democrats against Republicans, hinterland nativists against...
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A Dutiful Citizen

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

Gary Hart, the Democratic presidential candidate I worked for in 1984 and would have supported again in 1988, has been back in the news. The Front Runner , a film that presumes...
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Right-leaning non-profit paid Whitaker nearly $1 million

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $1 million from a right-leaning non-profit that doesn't disclose its...
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91% of the anti-Pelosi Democrats have voted with Trump more often than Pelosi

91% of the anti-Pelosi Democrats have voted with Trump more often than Pelosi

2 hours ago   |   Think Progress

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is likely to become Speaker of the House for the second time when the new Democratic majority is seated in January. There is one obstacle in...
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Miss. Senator Says There Was No 'Ill-Will' in Hanging Joke

Miss. Senator Says There Was No 'Ill-Will' in Hanging Joke

2 hours ago   |   Newser

At a debate Tuesday night, Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized to "anyone that was offended" by her joke about a public hanging , but accused her Democratic opponent...
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Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

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'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire. Read more ...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

The CDC recommended on Tuesday that Americans avoid all forms of romaine lettuce. At least 32 people in 11 states have been infected with E. coli after consuming romaine - but... Read more ...

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump said Saudi Arabia is still a U.S ally, despite evidence the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of the journalist. Read more ...

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without... Read more ...

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Read more ...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous tribe'

An American man has been killed on a remote island by hunter-gatherers from the Sentinelese community, believed to be the last pre-Neolithic tribe who have avoided contact with... Read more ...

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

So far, the CDC reports, at least 32 people have contracted E. coli in 11 states. Read more ...

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

The following items were among those found in the animal's stomach: 19 pieces of hard plastic, two sandals, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags, and about seven pounds of... Read more ...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his... Read more ...