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|Trump Says Anybody Voting Democrat ‘Is Crazy’ At Arizona Rally
President Donald Trump declared that anyone voting for Democrats in the 2018
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 7:50 PM
|Paul Manafort Appears In Wheelchair At Court Hearing For Sentencing Date
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appeared in court in a wheelchair
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2018 8:01 PM
|Khashoggi criticizes Saudi prince in newly released interview
Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi criticized Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's "authoritarian rule" shortly before his death, in an interview published following confirmation he died at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate. Speaking off the record to a Newsweek journalist working on a story about the Saudi leadership, he insisted he did not view himself as "an opposition" -- he just wanted "a better Saudi Arabia". "I'm not calling for the overthrow of the regime, because I know it's not possible and is too risky, and there is no one to overthrow the regime," Khashoggi said.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 4:55 AM
|The Latest: Honduran migrant says he wants to return home
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 10:30 PM
|538's Nate Silver: 'It's hard to find a clear path for Democrats' to win Senate
Editor-in-Chief Nate Silver joins "This Week" with the latest FiveThirtyEight forecast for the Senate and House midterms, just over two weeks away.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 1:20 PM
|Indian officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowd
Punjab state's Chief Minister Amarinder Singh told reporters on Saturday that 59 people had died with 57 injured in the accident and that an official inquiry would be carried out over the next four weeks. A large crowd had formed near the tracks on the city's fringe for the burning of effigies as part of a major Hindu festival on Friday when the train sped through the gathering in darkness, officials and witnesses said. Grieving relatives and residents, some of whom were still scouring the bloodied fields for belongings of their loved ones, said there was no warning from the train as it rolled down the tracks just as firecrackers exploded in the sky in the annual Dusshera festival.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 5:56 AM
|USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California said Friday that it would pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist, but lawyers for hundreds of the accusers say it's not enough money and the university has yet to fully disclose what it knew about the doctor's behavior.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2018 8:41 PM
|Khaled El Mays's Beirut Abode Blurs The Line Between Home and Showroom
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 8:00 AM
|US craze for DNA 'heritage' tests may bolster racism, critics warn
Millions of Americans are using DNA test kits sold online to research their ancestry, either out of simple curiosity or to find answers about their identity. In a country whose population, for the most part, arrived in various waves of migration -- and where genealogy has caught the public imagination -- the DNA tests have proven wildly successful. The main companies offering the service, Ancestry and 23andMe, say they have tested between 15 million people between them.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 2:19 AM
|Trump will lead rally for Cruz, keeping hatchet buried
The president’s visit is also likely to invoke memories of the bitter 2016 primary fight between Cruz and Trump, one of the ugliest campaigns in recent memory.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 3:32 PM
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|‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration
The Trump administration is considering a legal definition of gender as immutable and fixed at birth, the most drastic in a series of moves against transgender people.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 9:07 PM
|Turkey’s President Vows to Detail Khashoggi Death ‘in Full Nakedness’
Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast doubt on the Saudi claim that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight at a Saudi in Istanbul. He promised a full disclosure.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 9:06 PM
|Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider
The kingdom silences dissent online by sending operatives to swarm critics. It also recruited a Twitter employee suspected of spying on users, interviews show.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 4:51 PM
|Bipartisan Chorus Calls for Punishing Saudis as Trump Accuses Them of ‘Deception’
Saudi Arabia’s account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi has been “all over the place,” President Trump told The Washington Post. His response has likewise changed day by day.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 9:47 PM
|Democrats Need Latinos at the Polls. But Will They Turn Out?
Democratic Party strategists hope Latino voters angered by the administration’s rhetoric and policies will help deliver resounding victories.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 9:11 PM
|Another Tax Cut? Trump and Republicans Offer a Midterm Pitch, if Not a Plan
Although the president promised to soon roll out “a very major tax cut” for middle-income Americans, such a proposal has no chance of passing before the midterms.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 10:16 PM
|Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis to Face Off in Florida Governor Debate. Here’s What to Watch.
The debate, which will air on CNN, is the first in Florida’s nationally watched race for governor.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 8:15 PM
|A Push for Safer Fertilizer in Europe Carries a Whiff of Russian Intrigue
A proposed environmental regulation has become an unlikely source of geopolitical tension, raising concerns about Russian influence over Europe’s food supply.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 10:28 PM
|Migrant Caravan Continues North, Defying Mexico and U.S.
Thousands of undocumented migrants defied orders by the Mexican authorities to register. They are part of a larger group that traveled from Honduras.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 11:07 PM
|Mediator: At the Border Town That the News Cycle Has Left Behind
When the algorithms that drive social media move on, the children who were separated from their parents remain in detention facilities along the Rio Grande.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 10:17 PM