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Hurricane-ravaged dioceses still suffering, US bishops say - National Catholic Reporter

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:44

National Catholic Reporter

Hurricane-ravaged dioceses still suffering, US bishops say
National Catholic Reporter
Liz Vestal looks at her destroyed home in Rockport, Texas, Sept. 8, in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Vestal and her husband are parishioners of St. Peter Church, which also was destroyed in the hurricane. (CNS/Bob Roller). Baltimore — The people ...
Documents: Puerto Rico utility ignored advice on repair dealSFGate
Head of Puerto Rico utility says Whitefish contract was best offer but he has regretsWashington Examiner
Puerto Rico utility defends decision to postpone mutual aidReuters
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It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade - New York Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:43

New York Post

It pays to flip off Trump's motorcade
New York Post
She gave President Trump's motorcade the finger — and now supporters are raising tens of thousands of dollars for her. A GoFundMe campaign to support Virginia resident Juli Briskman — who flipped off the commander-in-chief's motorcade while biking ...
Woman fired for giving Trump the finger gets $70K in donations, job offer from porn companyUSA TODAY
Strangers Are Throwing Money at Woman Who Gave Trump the FingerFortune
Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger gets $77K in donationsMassLive.com
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Assistant district attorney in Texas fired after argument with Uber driver - ABC News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:38

Dallas News

Assistant district attorney in Texas fired after argument with Uber driver
ABC News
A Dallas prosecutor was fired from her job in the district attorney's office after an Uber driver says she berated and threatened him. Shaun Platt, 26, said he was driving Texas lawyer Jody Warner home from Capitol Pub in East Dallas last Friday night ...
Prosecutor loses job after Uber meltdown threatening driverNew York Post
Dallas assistant district attorney loses job after Uber outburstCBS News
Assistant DA fired over behavior with Uber driverWFAA
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Trump touts a poll that shows more than half the country disapproves of him - Washington Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:28

Washington Post

Trump touts a poll that shows more than half the country disapproves of him
Washington Post
In May, a battered President Trump sought shelter from the storm of a bad month in a traditional harbor: His poll numbers. “Thank you for your support,” he tweeted. “Together, we will MAKE AMERICA SAFE AND GREAT AGAIN!” Above those words, a picture ...
Trump's job approval inches downwardThe Hill
Trump's approval rating is near his personal low: pollNew York Post
Daily Presidential Tracking PollRasmussen Reports

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Sandy Hook victims' families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court - Reuters

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 06:05

Reuters

Sandy Hook victims' families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court
Reuters
HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut's highest court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched case brought by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker of the assault rifle used ...
Sandy Hook Gun Case Heads To State Supreme CourtHartford Courant
Sandy Hook families' lawsuit against gunmaker heads to Connecticut Supreme CourtCBS News
State's highest court to hear Sandy Hook lawsuitWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
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"Suspicious death" in Tampa area where serial killer fears sparked - CBS News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:36

CBS News

"Suspicious death" in Tampa area where serial killer fears sparked
CBS News
Last Updated Nov 14, 2017 7:08 AM EST. TAMPA, Fla. – Police here are investigating a deadly shooting early Tuesday morning in the Seminole Heights neighborhood – the same one where three murders were committed last month within days of each other ...
Man dies after found shot in Tampa neighborhood where 3 others slain last monthABC News
Tampa PD warns Seminole Heights residents to stay inside after body found in streetWFLA
Seminole Heights residents told to stay indoors after another deadly shootingWTSP 10 News
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'Nothing about it felt right': More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill - CNN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:07

CNN

'Nothing about it felt right': More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill
CNN
(CNN) Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices -- they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before ...
Congress yet to act on flawed anti-harassment systemPolitico
House and Senate Are 'Among the Worst' for Harassment, Representative SaysNew York Times
Report: Congress Lags in Dealing With Sexual HarassmentDaily Beast

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Don't Count on the Cabinet to Stop a Trump-Ordered Nuclear Strike - Politico

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 04:04

Politico

Don't Count on the Cabinet to Stop a Trump-Ordered Nuclear Strike
Politico
Subscribe to Off Message on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Stop counting on Secretary of Defense James Mattis or Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to stop a nuclear war if Donald Trump wants one, says Bill Perry. They couldn't.
Lawmakers, US allies seek assurance that Trump won't rashly launch nuclear strikeCNN
Senate to explore president's unchecked nuclear authorityCBS News
Trump critic Bob Corker to lead Senate hearing on president's powers to order nuclear attackUSA TODAY
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Adelson, Bannon have reportedly broken ties over GOP direction - Fox News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:36

Fox News

Adelson, Bannon have reportedly broken ties over GOP direction
Fox News
FILE: Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam Ochsorn. Adelson reportedly disagrees with Stephen Bannon on key GOP elections. (Reuters). Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas billionaire and GOP megadonor, has ...
Report: Adelson splits with Bannon over 2018 effortsThe Hill
GOP megadonor Adelson publicly breaks with BannonPolitico
Sheldon Adelson Snubs Bannon's Calls for US Jews to Join Revolt Against RepublicansHaaretz
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Politically motivated hotel opening in DC to be safe haven for liberals - Fox News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 02:10

Fox News

Politically motivated hotel opening in DC to be safe haven for liberals
Fox News
FILE 2016: The Trump International Hotel in D.C. is housed in the Old Post Office building down the street from the White House, has seen a burst of activity since opening its doors last fall. (Reuters). An anti-Trump themed hotel marketing itself as a ...
Anti-Trump hotel planned for DCThe Hill (blog)
Left-Leaning Hotel for Progressives To Open Blocks From Trump Hotel in DCFortune
Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for LiberalsBloomberg
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Tree falls on car in Washington, killing woman during wind storm - KATU

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:52

KATU

Tree falls on car in Washington, killing woman during wind storm
KATU
RENTON, Wash. -- A woman was killed, and her sister was critically injured during Monday's wind storm when a tree fell on a car in Renton, Washington. A young girl was in the back of the car but suffered only minor injuries. Neighbors who heard the ...
1 dead, 5 injured as powerful storm blasts western WashingtonABC News
Falling trees kill 1, injure several during Washington stormTri-City Herald
1 dead, 2 injured after tree falls on car near RentonKING5.com
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Double-whammy of storms takes life of mother, topples trees and power lines in Western Washington - Seattle Times

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 23:18

Seattle Times

Double-whammy of storms takes life of mother, topples trees and power lines in Western Washington
Seattle Times
Waves hitting a breakwater send salt spray onto Seattle homes along Puget Sound during Monday's windstorm. Thousands of people lost power in Western Washington as high winds swept through. The National Weather... (Elaine Thompson / Associated ...
After overnight lull, powerful winds to hit Tuesday morningKING5.com
1 dead, 5 injured as powerful storm blasts western WashingtonABC News
1 killed, several hurt by falling trees in Washington stormGettysburg Times
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GOP megadonor Adelson publicly breaks with Bannon - Politico

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:37

Politico

GOP megadonor Adelson publicly breaks with Bannon
Politico
Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, the GOP's most prominent megadonor, is publicly breaking with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon over his efforts to oust Republican incumbents in 2018. “The Adelsons will not be supporting Steve ...
Report: Adelson splits with Bannon over 2018 effortsThe Hill
Adelson, Bannon have reportedly broken ties over GOP directionFox News
Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson just publicly disavowed Steve BannonRaw Story
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Massillon police say suspect shot, killed doctor, then took his own life at Affinity Medical Center - fox8.com

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:08

fox8.com

Massillon police say suspect shot, killed doctor, then took his own life at Affinity Medical Center
fox8.com
MASSILLON, Ohio -- Massillon police say a gunman shot and killed a doctor, then himself in a parking lot at Affinity Medical Center on Monday. Police have identified the shooter as Michael Wood. The doctor has been identified as Dr. George Seese.
UPDATE: Doctor shot outside Affinity, shooter deadCanton Repository

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The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks - The Atlantic

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:53

The Atlantic

The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks
The Atlantic
Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Just before the stroke of midnight on September 20, 2016, at the height of last year's presidential election, the WikiLeaks Twitter account sent a ...
Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks privately on Twitter: reportThe Hill
Donald Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks before election, report saysFox News
Trump Jr. was in contact with WikiLeaks during the 2016 election — here's how it all went downBusiness Insider
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Re: Telltale Talley Tally - National Review

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:43

National Review

Re: Telltale Talley Tally
National Review
The New York Times complains today that Talley “did not disclose on publicly available congressional documents that he is married to a senior lawyer in the White House Counsel's Office.” 1. One good reason for Talley not to have included that ...
Trump's ridiculously unqualified judicial nominee is sailing through SenateThinkProgress
Unqualified Trump Nominee Fails to Mention Glaring Ethical ConflictVanity Fair
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Menendez jury deadlocks, judge orders them to keep trying to reach a verdict - CNN

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:38

CNN

Menendez jury deadlocks, judge orders them to keep trying to reach a verdict
CNN
Newark, New Jersey (CNN) A federal jury in New Jersey informed the judge Monday that it is deadlocked on all 12 counts in Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case. Judge William Walls ordered the seven-woman, five-man jury home for the day to "clear their ...
Menendez Deliberations Not Tainted by Ex-Juror, Judge SaysBloomberg
Dismissed juror's comments roil Menendez trial, as jury starts anewPolitico
Jurors Say They Cannot Reach Verdict in Menendez TrialNew York Times
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New charges in Penn State fraternity hazing death - ABC News

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:08

Washington Post

New charges in Penn State fraternity hazing death
ABC News
New charges were announced today against 17 former Penn State fraternity brothers in connection with the death of fraternity pledge Tim Piazza earlier this year. Interested in Penn State Frat Death? Add Penn State Frat Death as an interest to stay up ...
Penn State fraternity gave pledge 18 drinks in nearly 90 minutes, charges upgraded, prosecutor saysFox News
12 new Penn State frat brothers charged in Tim Piazza's drinking deathNJ.com
Video recovered, 10 more charged in Penn State frat deathLos Angeles Times
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Sen. Rand Paul returns to Washington following assault - Washington Post

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:17

Washington Post

Sen. Rand Paul returns to Washington following assault
Washington Post
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Monday he is returning to Washington following an attack in his yard that left him with six broken ribs. “While I'm still in a good deal of pain, I will be returning to work in the Senate today ...
Rand Paul to return to Senate for first time since attackThe Hill
Rand Paul to return to Senate after attackPolitico
Sen. Rand Paul to return to work after alleged attack: 'I'm still in a good deal of pain'USA TODAY
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