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‘If She Shows Up.' President Trump Says Christine Blasey Ford Should Testify

5 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump called on Christine Blasey Ford to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attempted to...
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Uber driver suing Bucs' QB Jameis Winston over groping incident

6 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The female driver said Winston grabbed her crotch in the drive-thru of a Mexican restaurant in the Phoenix area in March 2016.
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Fewer Than Half of Americans Believe the Trump Administration Is ‘Competent'

6 minutes ago   |   Fortune

More people trust what's in Bob Woodward's new book Fear than believe Donald Trump's administration is “competent.” In a new Axios survey of 2,173 U.S. adults conducted by...
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A British anti-LGBT law was struck down in India - but 35 nations still use similar laws to criminalize homosexuality

A British anti-LGBT law was struck down in India - but 35 nations still use similar laws to criminalize homosexuality

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

India's Supreme Court struck down the 150-year-old ban on gay sex. But a lot of places still criminalize homosexuality. Many of these places punish homosexuality with prison...
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This $5 million dome-shaped home, known among locals as 'The Star Wars Home,' is hurricane-resistant and available to buy for the first time - take a look inside

This $5 million dome-shaped home, known among locals as 'The Star Wars Home,' is hurricane-resistant and available to buy for the first time - take a look inside

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

South Carolina's infamous dome-shaped home, dubbed "The Eye of the Storm," has been listed for sale for the first time ever with a $5 million price tag. The four-level...
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One picture shows why Beijing's 'carrier killer' missiles won't win it the South China Sea in a fight

One picture shows why Beijing's 'carrier killer' missiles won't win it the South China Sea in a fight

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The US military just did a drill in the Pacific that brought together nuclear bombers, next-generation stealth fighters, an aircraft carrier, and ballistic missile...
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Shin's saves send South Korea's Suwon into Asian CL semis

6 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SUWON, South Korea - Suwon Bluewings goalkeeper Shin Hwa-yong saved three penalty kicks against Jeonbuk Motors to help his team reach the semifinals of the Asian Champions...
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Kim Jong Un Agrees to Dismantle North Korean Nuclear Site - With Strings Attached

22 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Kim Jong Un looks like he did just enough on Wednesday to get stalled talks with U.S. President Donald Trump back on track, without coming close to giving up North Korea's...
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President Trump to visit areas affected by Hurricane Florence

President Trump to visit areas affected by Hurricane Florence

33 minutes ago   |   WYFF   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump will travel Wednesday to areas affected by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and South Carolina, the White House announced Tuesday.
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Fervent Thai fans of Korean actor overstep airport security

34 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Extreme efforts by two Thai female fans to meet their South Korean idol have raised concerns about security procedures at Thailand's main airport. The two women's misadventures...
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Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a set of agreements Wednesday that included a promise to permanently dismantle the North's main... Read more ...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound alligator

Judy B. Cochran managed to kill a 12-foot, 580-pound alligator with just one shot Sunday night at her ranch. Read more ...

Read: Letter from Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys requesting FBI investigation

Read: Letter from Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys requesting FBI investigation

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate the incident before senators hold a hearing on the allegations. Read more ...

Trump delivers his harshest criticism of Jeff Sessions yet: 'I don't have an...

Trump delivers his harshest criticism of Jeff Sessions yet: 'I don't have an attorney general'

President Donald Trump delivered his most searing criticism yet of Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Tuesday interview. Trump, who has repeatedly disparaged Sessions over... Read more ...

‘Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay

‘Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay

NEW YORK - The producers of “Sesame Street” want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and... Read more ...

Trump ups assault on Sessions: ‘I don't have an attorney general'

Trump ups assault on Sessions: ‘I don't have an attorney general'

President Trump slammed embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a blistering attack in which he declared: “I don't have an attorney general. It's very sad,” according to a... Read more ...

North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics

North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the... Read more ...

Showdown hearing not yet set: Democrats, GOP arguing on witnesses

Showdown hearing not yet set: Democrats, GOP arguing on witnesses

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. Read more ...

President Trump to visit areas affected by Hurricane Florence

President Trump to visit areas affected by Hurricane Florence

President Donald Trump will travel Wednesday to areas affected by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and South Carolina, the White House announced Tuesday. Read more ...

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a set of agreements Wednesday that included a promise to permanently dismantle the North's main... Read more ...