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Trump: I'm Going To Have A “Long Talk” About What Happened to Khashoggi. (By the Way, Saudi Arabia Is Buying Lots of Weapons.)

2 hours ago   |   Slate

President Trump told reporters Wednesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is doing his best to find out from Saudi Arabia what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
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Family Border Crossings Spiked in September: Report

2 hours ago   |   Time

The number of families crossing the southwestern border into the U.S. illegally spiked last month, according to a report in the Washington Post. Citing an unpublished report...
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Border agent arrested in deaths of 4 women denied lower bond

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

LAREDO, Texas - A judge has denied a request to reduce the $2.5 million bond of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women in Texas. Juan David Ortiz says he's...
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Raw chicken causing Salmonella outbreak in Pennsylvania and 28 states

3 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken caused illnesses in 11 people in Pennsylvania, the highest of the 29 states affected by the outbreak, according to the U.S. Centers...
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U.S. Says 'Problem' With 'Terrorist Organizations' Is They Fight With Friends, Then Turn Against Them

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"This week a brigade working for a friendly organization, next week they've joined up with one or another terrorist organization," the U.S. special envoy to Syria said.
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Saudi Arabia Wires U.S. $100 Million as Trump Proclaims M.B.S. Innocent

3 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Meanwhile, Turkish officials have unearthed even more grim details of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder.
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Dianne Feinstein, Kevin de Leon to have 1st and only debate ahead of midterm election

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and state Sen. Kevin de Leon will take part in their first and only debate Wednesday afternoon, just three weeks ahead of Election Day.
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In Syria, A School Helps Children Traumatized By War

In Syria, A School Helps Children Traumatized By War

3 hours ago   |   NPR

"What we found is children had been so traumatized, they couldn't even recognize numbers or letters," says a U.S. official. "We had to work through that before we could start...
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Trump says U.S. has asked Turkey for recording of alleged Khashoggi murder

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Yes, we have asked for it... if it exists," Trump told reporters at the White House Wednesday, adding that such evidence "probably does" exist.
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No Abuse Allegations Against Keith Ellison In Unsealed Divorce Documents

4 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - The divorce file of U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison and his former wife, Kim Ellison, was unsealed Wednesday, and a review of the documents showed there are no...
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'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab Ansari

Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father. Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

President Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take a 5 percent budget cut next year, he announced Wednesday. “We're having a cabinet meeting in a little while and we're... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

The first lady said there are few things harder than seeing a newborn suffering from opioid withdrawal, and she wants to shine a light on the issue. Read more ...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized... Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...