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  1. Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trustRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman testifies during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to become the U.S. ambassador to Russia, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in Washington.

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  2. Senate GOP Has 12 Days to Repeal Obamacare and No Room for ErrorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Senate Republicans making one last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare have the daunting task of assembling 50 votes for an emotionally charged bill with limited details on how it would work, what it would cost and how it would affect health coverage -- all in 12 days.  They need to act by Sept. 30 to use a fast-track procedure that prevents Democrats from blocking it, but the deadline doesn't leave enough time to get a full analysis of the bill's effects from the Congressional Budget Office.

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  3. Rising Health-Insurance Costs Blunt Employees' Paycheck GainsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Rising health-care costs are eating up the wage gains won by American workers, who are being asked by their employers to pick up more of the heftier tab. The average worker is shelling out $5,714 for a family health-insurance plan this year, 30 percent of the total $18,764 cost, according to an annual study from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Education Trust released on Tuesday.

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  4. The U.S. Navy will use Xbox 360 controllers aboard nuclear-powered submarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mashable

    Beginning this year, the United States Navy is going to start equipping some of its state-of-the-art, nuclear-powered submarines with Xbox 360 controllers. After complaints from junior officers and sailors about the clunky controls used to direct submarine periscopes, the U.S. Navy will start using Xbox 360 controllers aboard Virginia-class submarines instead, the Virginian-Pilot reported Friday.

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  5. Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North KoreaBy...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his threats against North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man." In a hard-edged speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Trump offered a grim portrait of a world in peril, adopted a more confrontational approach to solving global challenges from Iran to Venezuela, and gave an unabashed defense of U.S. sovereignty.

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  6. Schiff: Trump has - no ideology' except - his own personal interest'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    A leading House Democrat said he isn't surprised by President Donald Trump's recent willingness to work with Democratic congressional leaders because, he said, Trump has "no ideology." "He's not conservative. 1 comment

  7. GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. The Free Telegraph blares headlines about the virtues of GOP governors, while framing Democrats negatively.

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  8. Don't Expect the Insurance Industry To Protect You From Climate ChangeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    "Many of the same insurers who underwrite construction in the hurricane alleys of the Florida also underwrite oil and coal companies , as well as pharmaceutical giants and agribusiness corporations - some of the world's biggest sources of greenhouse gases." Banks and insurance experts are reporting that, with 2 A1 2 months to go, the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is already one of the most expensive to date for the insurance industry.

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  9. Trump's Response to Climate-Related Disasters: Open America's "Crown Jewels" to Oil DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    "The oil industry and its allies have long salivated over the prospect of drilling in the refuge's 19.6 million acres. They have long argued that the Refuge, home to caribou, polar bears and many endangered species, also houses an estimated 10 billion of barrels of recoverable oil."

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  10. Patty Kuderer: Republicans are mismanaging the Washington State Senate - let's fire themRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northwest Progressive Institute

    This year, voters in five legislative districts holding special elections will decide who controls the Washington State Legislature in 2018. The two chambers are currently each divided by the narrowest of majorities, with Democrats holding a razor thin majority in the House and Republicans holding a razor thin majority in the Senate.

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  11. GOP lawmaker regurgitates long debunked claim to attack MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    House Ways and Means Committee members, from left, Rep. Mike Kelly , Rep. Jim Renacci , and Rep. Pat Meehan , are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, as the committee began a markup of the long-awaited plan by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Republican Congressman Jim Renacci argued this week that Medicaid expansion in Ohio and other states may have caused the current opioid crisis ravaging the country.

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  12. Trump claims U.S. doesn't 'seek to impose our way of...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    In the opening minutes of his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump claimed that the Trump administration's goal is a world of "strong, sovereign nations." "In America, we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but rather, to let it shine as an example for everyone to watch," Trump said.

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  13. Report: the Trump administration has been terrible on environmental justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    From fast-tracking the Dakota Access pipeline to failing to ban a potentially brain-damaging pesticide, the Trump administration's environmental policies have already negatively impacted the country's most vulnerable communities, according to a newly-released report from the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative. During EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's confirmation process, he told senators that he was "familiar with the concept of environmental justice" and that "all Americans be treated equally under the law, including the environmental laws."

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  14. After threats to cut funding to the United Nations, Trump threatens...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    In his first appearance before the United Nations General Assembly , President Donald Trump used the podium intended to spread messages of peace and diplomacy to threaten to "destroy North Korea" and quibble about how much the United States pays for the United Nations. The speech was an astonishing one for a sitting U.S. president to make before an institution meant to keep international peace - and follows threats the Trump administration has made about cutting funds to the United Nations.

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  15. Rush Limbaugh says Irma hurricane warnings are a scheme to benefit the "climate change agenda"Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was a guest Tuesday morning on Fox & Friends , President Donald Trump's favorite program . The show's co-hosts used the occasion to misrepresent a new scientific study on climate change and cast doubt on the impact of climate change on hurricanes.

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  16. Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived: U.S. courtRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said George Elias IV, Ross Fowler and Stephen Hadford could pursue claims that the November 2014 article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, "A Rape on Campus," was "of and concerning" them under a theory of "small group" defamation.

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  17. Bill Nelson calls on airlines to cap their fares ahead of Maria. These airlines have compliedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Taking a page from Hurricane Irma's book, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson is asking airlines to proactively limit the cost of their flights for travelers trying to get out of Hurricane Maria's path. On Monday, Nelson sent a letter to CEOs at 10 major U.S. airlines asking them to regulate the prices of their flights to areas that will likely be impacted by Maria - and to do it earlier than they did in the case of Hurricane Irma earlier this month.

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  18. Menendez judge allows evidence of 'innocent' actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Defense attorneys for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez will be allowed to present evidence of actions he took that are similar to those he faces at his bribery trial but aren't considered criminal. For instance, the defense wants to show the New Jersey Democrat helped people get visas as part of his job.

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  19. The Latest: Trump lawyer's statement derailed Senate meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News Times

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

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  20. Facebook suspends account of Cuban dictator's daughter after...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    Cuba's apartheid Castro dictatorship has always been bold in their shamelessness, but perhaps this time they even topped themselves. Yesterday, Mariela Castro Espin , the jet-setting daughter of Cuban dictator Raul Castro , posted a request for hurricane relief donations on Facebook and included a bank account number to where donations could be sent.

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