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North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump
New York Times
People in Pyongyang, North Korea, watched a television broadcast on Friday of the leader Kim Jong-un's response to President Trump's speech at the United Nations. Credit Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. SEOUL, South Korea — North ...
A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against TrumpWashington Post
North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other madBBC News
North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged'Reuters
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Facebook's Frankenstein Moment
New York Times
Victor Frankenstein, looking over a creature he had made, eventually realized that he couldn't control his creation. Credit Hammer Film, via Photofest. On Wednesday, in response to a ProPublica report that Facebook enabled advertisers to target users ...
Facebook Ads Aren't a Threat to DemocracyBloomberg
The Note: Fake news gets real after Facebook CEO reveals Russian adsABC News
Russia denies use of Facebook ads in 2016 electionThe Hill
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Uber loses its license to operate in London
In a huge blow to Uber in the UK London's transport regulator has rejected its application to renew its license to operate in the city. In a statement today TfL said it has concluded that Uber is “not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator ...
London rejects Uber's license, saying ride-share not 'fit and proper' for passengersWashington Post
Uber London loses licence to operateBBC News
Uber stripped of London license, plans to appealReuters
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Washington Post

Hurricane Maria lashes the Turks and Caicos on path toward Bahamas
Washington Post
This story has been updated to include information from the Friday 8 a.m. National Hurricane Center report. Hurricane Maria rolled over the Turks and Caicos islands Friday, bringing a dangerous storm surge and possibly dumping up to 20 inches of rain ...
Puerto Rico's power grid 'destroyed' by Hurricane Maria, leaving millions cut offLos Angeles Times
Hurricane Maria bears down on Turks and Caicos islands before heading out to seaUSA TODAY
Death toll from Maria rises to 10 in Puerto Rico: reportThe Hill
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4 charts that explain what Graham-Cassidy will do
(CNN) Senate Republicans continue to push forward on a plan to hold a vote sometime next week on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill, which is sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Bill Cassidy, ...
Red-state Medicaid directors sound the alarm about Cassidy-GrahamWashington Post
'The substance really doesn't matter'Politico
Which states could win and lose from the new ObamaCare repeal billThe Hill
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Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Still Hasn't Heard from Family in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico
Jennifer Lopez revealed Thursday night that she still hasn't heard from her family in Puerto Rico – two days after Hurricane Maria ravaged the U.S. territory and left millions without power. The 48-year-old singer, who was born in the Bronx, New York ...
'I just need my mother': The frantic quest to contact loved ones in Puerto RicoWashington Post
Jennifer Lopez says she hasn't heard from family in Puerto Rico since Hurricane MariaABC News
Hurricane Maria Churns Near Turks and Caicos After Ravaging Puerto
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Who is Ahmad Hassan? First Parsons Green Attack Charges Are Issued in London
London authorities have charged an 18-year-old with attempted murder for the Parsons Green subway attack—the first suspect to be formally charged in a bombing that injured 30. Ahmad Hassan, an Iraqi refugee who was being fostered by a Surrey couple, ...
Teen charged in connection with London train bombingUSA TODAY
Parsons Green subway attack suspect charged by policeFox News
Parsons Green: Teenager Ahmed Hassan accused of buying parts on Amazon to build Tube
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The Hill

The Memo: Mueller bears down on Manafort
The Hill
Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of investigators are ratcheting up the pressure on Paul Manafort, who once led President Trump's election campaign. It's a classic tactic to see if incriminating information on others can be pried out of a ...
Is President Trump vindicated on his claim of 'wires tapped' by Obama?Washington Post
John McCain Is Not Happy With His Republican Colleague Over FBI LetterThe Daily Caller
Grassley Asks FBI If It Warned Trump Campaign About Aides' Russia TiesTPM
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The Hill

Poll finds Moore with eight-point lead on Strange in Alabama
The Hill
A new poll shows former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore (R) leading Sen. Luther Strange · Luther Johnson StrangeMoore laments racial division between 'reds and yellows' Corker pressed as reelection challenges mount Trump to visit Alabama in ...
Alabama's Willie Horton moment? Luther Strange hits Roy Moore over dissent in child-sex case.Washington Examiner
Trump aides 'aren't sure' about real-world impact of repeal billMSNBC
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BBC News

Mexico earthquake: Girl who captivated the nation never existed
BBC News
Frida Sofia, a young girl believed to be trapped in the rubble of a collapsed school, stole the heart of a nation shocked by a deadly earthquake on Tuesday. But it seems Frida Sofia never existed. As rescue workers raced to free people from the ruins ...
The fate of earthquake victim 'Frida Sofia' captivated Mexico. But it seems she never existedLos Angeles Times
Mexico Earthquake: Who is Frida Sofia? Mexican Authorities Just Don't KnowNewsweek
Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't existSFGate
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