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Jerry Falwell Jr. wants FBI to probe ‘criminal conspiracy’ against him – NBC News

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he’s asked the FBI to investigate a “criminal conspiracy” against him by former board members of the conservative Christian school. “Our attorneys have determined that this small group of former board members and employees, they’re involved in a criminal conspiracy, are working together to steal Liberty property in the form of emails and provided them to reporters,” he told Hill.TV. Falwell’s…

READ: John Bolton’s resignation letter – CNN

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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READ: John Bolton’s resignation letter – CNN

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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READ: John Bolton’s resignation letter – CNN

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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North Carolina holds a special election: Live updates – CNN

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

One GOP strategist involved with the special election race in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District appeared to manage expectations ahead of tonight’s results. The district’s seat in the House of Representatives is currently vacant due to fraud in the 2018 midterm election. The district, which President Trump won handily in 2016, has been held by Republicans since 1963, setting up tonight’s election as a test of the momentum that carried Democrats to control…

Catherine Rampell: The Trump administration’s war on statistics is now threatening lives – Salt Lake Tribune

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

It was funny, telegenic, easy to grasp. So, understandably, Sharpiegate got news coverage up the wazoo. The more ominous developments in this saga, however, got significantly less attention. They happened the previous Sunday, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sent a secret agencywide directive warning its scientists not to contradict the president, and then the subsequent Friday, when NOAA released an unsigned statement backing Trump’s false forecast and…

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California – The New York Times

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

“Simply cracking down on homelessness without providing the housing that people need is not a real solution and will likely only make the situation worse,” said Mayor London Breed of San Francisco, whose city has been an object of the president’s scorn. An estimated 59,000 homeless people live in Los Angeles County, according to a count conducted this year by the county, about a 12 percent increase over 2018. Of…

Israeli PM Netanyahu whisked away amid sirens – BBC News

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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John Bolton’s firing won’t fix Trump’s widening foreign policy holes – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

President Trump was clear about why he fired national security adviser John Bolton. “I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation….” Trump, of course, has the right to a national security adviser who reflects his views. But he’ll be making a serious mistake if he picks a sycophant to replace Bolton. What Trump needs is an…

John Bolton’s firing won’t fix Trump’s widening foreign policy holes – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

President Trump was clear about why he fired national security adviser John Bolton. “I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation….” Trump, of course, has the right to a national security adviser who reflects his views. But he’ll be making a serious mistake if he picks a sycophant to replace Bolton. What Trump needs is an…

John Bolton’s firing won’t fix Trump’s widening foreign policy holes – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

President Trump was clear about why he fired national security adviser John Bolton. “I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation….” Trump, of course, has the right to a national security adviser who reflects his views. But he’ll be making a serious mistake if he picks a sycophant to replace Bolton. What Trump needs is an…

Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley to Israel, explained – Vox.com

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

In a high-profile speech on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to annex a part of the West Bank called the Jordan Valley if he wins Israel’s upcoming election on September 17. “If I am elected I commit to annex the Jordan Valley. It is our eastern border, our defense wall,” the prime minister vowed. “Give me the mandate. No previous Israeli prime minister has proposed doing so.” The…

iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max: the most powerful and advanced smartphones – Apple Newsroom

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Featuring a Stunning Pro Display, A13 Bionic, Cutting-Edge Pro Camera System and Longest Battery Life Ever in iPhone with iPhone 11 Pro Max

Catherine Rampell: The Trump administration’s war on statistics is now threatening lives – Salt Lake Tribune

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

It was funny, telegenic, easy to grasp. So, understandably, Sharpiegate got news coverage up the wazoo. The more ominous developments in this saga, however, got significantly less attention. They happened the previous Sunday, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sent a secret agencywide directive warning its scientists not to contradict the president, and then the subsequent Friday, when NOAA released an unsigned statement backing Trump’s false forecast and…

5 things to know for September 10: North Carolina, North Korea, Bahamas, Russia spy – CNN

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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5 things to know for September 10: North Carolina, North Korea, Bahamas, Russia spy – CNN

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Republicans Actually Do Stand Up to Donald Trump – Bloomberg

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Republicans Actually Do Stand Up to Donald Trump – Bloomberg

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Why Trump is taking flak for inviting the Taliban to Camp David – Fox News

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Video Howard Kurtz: President cancels Taliban talks that rankled some of his allies ‘MediaBuzz’ host Howard Kurtz weighs in on why President Trump is taking flak for inviting the Taliban to Camp David. Another historic Camp David summit was not to be. We didn’t learn until late Saturday that President Trump planned to meet with Taliban leaders at the Maryland retreat to finalize a peace deal for Afghanistan. That news…

Share of Americans With Health Insurance Declined in 2018 – The New York Times

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Fewer Americans are living in poverty but, for the first time in years, more of them lack health insurance. About 27.5 million people, or 8.5 percent of the population, lacked health insurance for all of 2018, up from 7.9 percent the year before, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday. It was the first increase since the Affordable Care Act took full effect in 2014, and experts said it was at least…