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Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer's suit

23 minutes ago   |   Politico

A California judge on Monday ordered Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million to an attorney at his former law firm, the first time the potential...
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Turkey Has Been Masterfully Driving the Khashoggi Crisis

29 minutes ago   |   Slate

The Republic of Turkey currently ranks as the world's leading jailer of journalists, with 73 behind bars at the end of 2017. Since a failed coup in the summer of 2016, the...
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Louisiana Might Finally Get Rid of Its Century-Old, Racist Jury System

29 minutes ago   |   Slate

On Nov. 6, Louisiana voters will decide the fate of a Jim Crow-era law that allows juries to convict people on felony charges with only 10 of 12 jurors agreeing on a guilty...
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YouTube CEO calls on creators to rally against E.U. copyright legislation

39 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Wojcicki urged YouTubers to use the hashtag " SaveYourInternet" in social-media posts to express opposition to the EU directive.
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Kushner takes wait-and-see approach to death of Saudi critic

45 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who has a strong relationship with the Saudi crown prince, said Monday that White House officials have their...
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Judge blocks new voting law, SB3, calling it burdensome

Judge blocks new voting law, SB3, calling it burdensome

47 minutes ago   |   WMUR

The state has been blocked from using the new voter registration forms and affidavits set out in the controversial 2017 law known as Senate Bill 3 in the upcoming election...
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‘Frasier' actor Grammer on North Carolina TV for referendum

49 minutes ago   |   National Post

RALEIGH, N.C. - “Frasier” actor Kelsey Grammer is seeking to give a boost to a crime victims' amendment on North Carolina ballots by appearing in a television commercial. The...
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Clement says Canada should use Magnitsky Act sanctions in Khashoggi case

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Conservative justice critic Tony Clement says Canada should invoke the new Magnitsky Act to sanction those responsible for the killing of Washington Post journalist...
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Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push into Mexico

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

TAPACHULA, Mexico - Thousands of Central American migrants gathered Monday in this southern Mexican town, where they prepared to embark on the arduous 2,000-mile walk to the...
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Trump administration proposal on transgender protections spurs protests

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Advocates for LGBT individuals gathered at the headquarters for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C., on Monday to denounce a Trump administration proposal to narrowly...
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Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella...

Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns

The foods included in the recall were produced from July 1 to Oct. 10, 2018. Read more ...

See the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

See the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

Costing $20 billion, this 35-mile-long bridge connects Hong Kong and Macau to Zhuhai on the Chinese mainland. Read more ...

Rae Carruth released from prison after 19 years for Cherica Adams murder

Rae Carruth released from prison after 19 years for Cherica Adams murder

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth was released from prison Monday, nearly 19 years after masterminding the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams... Read more ...

Seeking to preserve U.S. alliance, Jared Kushner downplays Saudi government...

Seeking to preserve U.S. alliance, Jared Kushner downplays Saudi government role in Khashoggi killing

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, said the White House is still gathering facts on journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing and wants to... Read more ...

Fantasy Injury Updates: Sony Michel, LeSean McCoy, Albert Wilson, more...

Fantasy Injury Updates: Sony Michel, LeSean McCoy, Albert Wilson, more affecting Week 8 waiver wire pickups

Some key fantasy players suffered injuries last Sunday, including Sony Michel, LeSean McCoy, Albert Wilson, Allen Robinson, Keke Coutee, and more. Here are the latest updates... Read more ...

Top 12 waiver-wire pickups for Week 8 of fantasy football

Top 12 waiver-wire pickups for Week 8 of fantasy football

We're in the thick of the NFL season, with bye weeks now a critical part of the week-to-week calculations of any fantasy player. For the next four weeks of the NFL season, at... Read more ...

As Migrant Caravan Winds North, Trump Vows To Cut Aid To Countries They're...

As Migrant Caravan Winds North, Trump Vows To Cut Aid To Countries They're Fleeing

Thousands of mostly Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico with hopes of reaching the U.S. But Trump doesn't like it, and he's threatening to punish the countries... Read more ...

Netflix plans $2B debt issue to fund new programming

Netflix plans $2B debt issue to fund new programming

Netflix announced its third tap of debt markets in a year on Monday, aiming to raise about $2 billion as the streaming video pioneer invests heavily in original shows and... Read more ...

Warren says she took DNA test to help rebuild 'trust in government'

Warren says she took DNA test to help rebuild 'trust in government'

She was trying to be transparent, the incumbent U.S. senator says. Read more ...

Trump claims migrant caravan contains ‘unknown Middle Easterners'

Trump claims migrant caravan contains ‘unknown Middle Easterners'

President Trump on Monday claimed without offering any evidence that “criminals and unknown Middle Easterners” are among the growing caravan of Central American migrants... Read more ...