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Trump privately tries to mend fences with Senate Republicans

Trump privately tries to mend fences with Senate Republicans

CNN    Politics    2 day(s) ago
With a new health care vote possible, White House work with lawmakers Trump has publicly opposed Read more

'Scourge of our planet': an annotated guide to Donald Trump's UN speech

'Scourge of our planet': an annotated guide to Donald Trump's UN speech

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
David Smith reads between the lines of Trump’s first address to the UN general assembly, during which he threatened to ‘totally destroy’ North KoreaDonald Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea in UN speechVideo highlights – Trump’s combative first speech to the UN general assemblyThe United States will forever be ... Read more

David Squires on … Harry Redknapp and football managers' early-season troubles

David Squires on … Harry Redknapp and football managers' early-season troubles

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Our resident cartoonist on the Birmingham manager’s sacking and Premier League managers’ excusesView all of David Squires’ cartoons in his archive here Continue reading... Read more

Trump joins the UN club he once derided

Trump joins the UN club he once derided

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump used the United Nations as a foil on the campaign trail in 2016, slamming it for its "utter weakness and incompetence" and arguing that it is "not a friend of freedom." Read more

Ivanka Trump delivers anti-human trafficking speech at UN

Ivanka Trump delivers anti-human trafficking speech at UN

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Ivanka Trump delivered an anti-human trafficking speech Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly, calling it "the greatest human rights issue of our time." Read more

Michael Bennett's NFL black power salute could change sports protest | Latria Graham

Michael Bennett's NFL black power salute could change sports protest | Latria Graham

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Bennett’s gesture signals that social justice protest at the NFL is no longer relegated to the sidelines – making it harder for fans to tune outIf you blinked you might have missed it, because it only lasted 10 seconds – but it changed social justice demonstrations in the NFL. Now ... Read more

Senators ditch bipartisan health care talks

Senators ditch bipartisan health care talks

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
A bipartisan group of senators has failed to reach an agreement on stabilizing Obamacare in 2018. Read more

Why Trump will be the big winner in next week's Alabama Senate race

Why Trump will be the big winner in next week's Alabama Senate race

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
One week from today, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange and former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore will face off in a GOP runoff in the race to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the Senate. The race has drawn lots of national attention, as President Donald Trump and Senate Majority ... Read more

State of the Art: The iPhone 8: A Worthy Refinement Before the Next Generation

State of the Art: The iPhone 8: A Worthy Refinement Before the Next Generation

New York Times    Technology    1 day(s) ago
Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a ring of familiarity. But the phones may feel like a solid upgrade from older models because of their new processor. Read more

NYC authorities seize nearly 200 pounds of fentanyl worth $30 million

NYC authorities seize nearly 200 pounds of fentanyl worth $30 million

Fox News    Health    1 day(s) ago
New York City authorities seized a record amount of fentanyl that was worth about $30 million, officials said Monday. Read more

Antonio Conte rings changes at Chelsea with Ethan Ampadu set for Carabao Cup

Antonio Conte rings changes at Chelsea with Ethan Ampadu set for Carabao Cup

The Guardian    Sports    21 hour(s) ago
• Teenager from Exeter City called up to face Nottingham Forest• Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck sidelined for at least a monthAntonio Conte has promoted Ethan Ampadu, the teenager signed from Exeter City over the summer, to his senior squad for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup third-round tie against Nottingham Forest, with Chelsea set ... Read more

Afghanistan's president praises Trump's Afghan strategy at UN

Afghanistan's president praises Trump's Afghan strategy at UN

CNN    Politics    18 hour(s) ago
The President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, used a substantial part of his speech before Tuesday's session of the United Nations General Assembly to praise President Donald Trump's recently announced strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. Read more

Mueller's investigators interviewed Rosenstein as part of Russia probe

Mueller's investigators interviewed Rosenstein as part of Russia probe

ABC News    Politics    14 hour(s) ago
The interview, conducted in June or July, was part of the Russia probe. Read more

College football's 10 most surprising teams through Week 3

College football's 10 most surprising teams through Week 3

USA Today    Sports    1 day(s) ago
The list of 10 most surprising teams in college football starts with at Purdue, led by Jeff Brohm, and includes Cal, Wake Forest , Duke and Maryland. Read more

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries, doctors warn

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries, doctors warn

Fox News    Health    1 day(s) ago
Parents might want to keep Nerf guns away from their children. Read more

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tweets affirmation of his 'reds, yellows' remarks

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tweets affirmation of his 'reds, yellows' remarks

ABC News    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Moore tweeted Monday, reaffirming his comments. Read more

Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp ‘really sick’ after Leicester punish poor defending

Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp ‘really sick’ after Leicester punish poor defending

The Guardian    Sports    20 hour(s) ago
• Liverpool conceded both goals against Leicester after set-pieces• ‘We have to defend these situations better,’ the manager saidJürgen Klopp said he feels “really sick” with Liverpool’s defending after they conceded two poor goals, both on the back of set pieces, during a damaging defeat against Leicester City that ended ... Read more

Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge

Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge

New York Times    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Earnings are rising at a pace not seen in almost two decades. Will it be enough to draw more people off the bench and into the job market? Read more

Football transfer rumours: Atlético make final £57m bid for Chelsea's Diego Costa?

Football transfer rumours: Atlético make final £57m bid for Chelsea's Diego Costa?

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Today’s rumours are gonna let you downAtlético Madrid’s men have still got Diego Costa on their minds and so have rounded up all the dosh that they haven’t spent on their new stadium – reportedly in the region of £57m, according to Marca – and submitted a ‘take it or ... Read more

Interior Dept. gets arcade game 'Big Buck Hunter Pro'

Interior Dept. gets arcade game 'Big Buck Hunter Pro'

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
The Interior Department is treating its employees to an unconventional addition to its cafeteria -- "Big Buck Hunter Pro." Read more