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UN speech: Trump says 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un on 'suicide mission,' in broadside at 'rogue regimes'

UN speech: Trump says 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un on 'suicide mission,' in broadside at 'rogue regimes'

Fox News    Politics    24 hour(s) ago
President Trump, in his first speech before the United Nations, launched a rhetorical broadside Tuesday at “rogue regimes” including North Korea, Iran and Syria – while pointedly warning Kim Jong Un that the United States will “totally destroy” his country if he does not turn back from the nuclear weapons ... Read more

Trump vindicated? Manafort wiretapping report lends credence to claim

Trump vindicated? Manafort wiretapping report lends credence to claim

Fox News    Politics    24 hour(s) ago
A new report that former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was wiretapped under secret court order could bolster President Trump’s explosive March claim about surveillance under the previous administration, after months of media mockery. Read more

Sign up to the UN ban on nuclear weapons | Letters

Sign up to the UN ban on nuclear weapons | Letters

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament calls on the British government to support a historic treatyAround the world there are growing fears about the prospect of a nuclear war. The US-North Korea nuclear crisis is a terrifying reminder of the dangers of nuclear weapons and a powerful, yet unwelcome, riposte to ... Read more

WH official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

WH official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump would sign the Graham-Cassidy bill if the legislation to repeal Obamacare makes it to his desk, an administration official told CNN Tuesday. Read more

There’s no crisis of free speech. Milo’s campus crusade is rank hypocrisy | David Shariatmadari

There’s no crisis of free speech. Milo’s campus crusade is rank hypocrisy | David Shariatmadari

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Yiannopoulos’s latest stunt is dressed up as the defence of a noble ideal. But the right is protecting its own moral codes, not freedom of expressionIf you’re curious as to what a basket of deplorables looks like in real life, perhaps you should head over to Berkeley next week, where ... Read more

Biden: 'New challenges' on campus sexual assault

Biden: 'New challenges' on campus sexual assault

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden again called out the Department of Education for its review of Obama-era Title IX guidance -- and cited "new challenges" when it comes to combating campus sexual assault. Read more

Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47

Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47

ABC News    Technology    1 day(s) ago
The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled inventions Read more

Democratic congressmen arrested in protests outside Trump Tower

Democratic congressmen arrested in protests outside Trump Tower

Fox News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Three Democratic congressmen were arrested outside Trump Tower after protesting the president’s immigration policies in New York City on Tuesday. Read more

Now 2-0, is it time to start believing in the Detroit Lions?

Now 2-0, is it time to start believing in the Detroit Lions?

USA Today    Sports    2 day(s) ago
The Detroit Lions beat a New York Giants team that made the playoffs a year ago. A team that crushed them when they played here last December. Read more

A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death

A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death

CNN    Health    1 day(s) ago
Their mothers came down with a deadly insomnia. Did they inherit it? Read more

As Warren and Sanders Jockey for Support, One Takes a Road More Traveled

As Warren and Sanders Jockey for Support, One Takes a Road More Traveled

New York Times    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are taking different paths to win new fans ahead of 2020. The outcome will say much about the Democrats’ future. Read more

Why Rand Paul opposes the GOP Obamacare repeal bill

Why Rand Paul opposes the GOP Obamacare repeal bill

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Sen. Rand Paul continues to attack the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare -- the Graham-Cassidy bill -- calling it "another big government boondoggle." Read more

Democrats Mount Effort to Recruit Women as State Attorneys General

Democrats Mount Effort to Recruit Women as State Attorneys General

New York Times    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Few Democratic state officeholders are women, a shortfall the party is seeking to fix. Read more

Charles Owens, Golfer, Dies at 85; Novel Putter Brought Late Success

Charles Owens, Golfer, Dies at 85; Novel Putter Brought Late Success

New York Times    Sports    20 hour(s) ago
Owens overcame segregation, severe injuries and, with a long putter, the “yips” to win on the Senior PGA Tour. Read more

Republicans make last-minute push to resuscitate Obamacare repeal

Republicans make last-minute push to resuscitate Obamacare repeal

ABC News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Everything you need to know on the new Republican health care plan. Read more

The psychological aftermath of hurricanes

The psychological aftermath of hurricanes

CNN    Health    24 hour(s) ago
The torrential rains may have ended, yet many people in Texas and Florida continue to feel the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in unseen though dramatic ways. Read more

Reiner, Frum headline group to publicize Russia probes

Reiner, Frum headline group to publicize Russia probes

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Film director Rob Reiner and Atlantic senior editor David Frum are teaming up to promote a group that aims to widely share information about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and its ongoing threat to US institutions. Read more

How world leaders reacted to Trump's UN speech

How world leaders reacted to Trump's UN speech

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
As President Donald Trump took the world stage Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly to deliver a speech, world leaders were stoic and quiet, barely reacting to his remarks about their countries. Read more