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HHS Secretary Price: No business trips on private planes while matter is reviewed – CNN

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CNNHHS Secretary Price: No business trips on private planes while matter is reviewedCNN(CNN) Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will not use private jets for government business while the practice is under investigation, he told Fox News on Saturday. Price defended the taxpayer-funded trips, saying they were subject to …Tom Price to halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jetsPoliticoPrice halts use of private jets during investigationsThe HillTom Price to Stop Private Plane Use on Business During ReviewNBCNews.comWashington Examiner -McClatchy Washington Bureau -Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) -USA TODAYall 40 news articles »

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Right-Wing ‘Free Speech’ Weeks Are Just Free Publicity For Milo Yiannopoulos – Daily Beast

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Daily BeastRight-Wing ‘Free Speech’ Weeks Are Just Free Publicity For Milo YiannopoulosDaily BeastThe cancellation of UC-Berkeley’s Free Speech Week serves as something of an ideological Rorschach test. Erin Gloria Ryan. 09.24.17 12:00 AM ET. Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast. On Saturday, organizers of UC-Berkeley’s Free …and more »

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Quake detected near North Korean nuclear test site – The Hill

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

The HillQuake detected near North Korean nuclear test siteThe HillAn earthquake was detected near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday, however experts say the tremor is unlikely manmade. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) could not confirm whether the quake was manmade or a natural event, and measured it …Nuclear war isn’t North Korea’s only threatCNNEarthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And SpeculationNPRIf North Korea gets ready to test a nuclear missile in the Pacific Ocean destroy it firstFox NewsLos Angeles Times -New York Times -Washington Examiner -The Guardianall 760 news articles »

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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico reels as storm turns toward US East Coast – CNN

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CNNHurricane Maria: Puerto Rico reels as storm turns toward US East CoastCNN(CNN) Millions of Puerto Rico residents continue to reel from Hurricane Maria as the National Weather Service says the storm could bring “direct impacts” to the US East Coast in the coming days. At least 10 people on the island have been confirmed …The Latest: Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic should watch MariaMiami HeraldSummer’s not done yet for Acadiana & the latest on the tropicsKATC Lafayette NewsSunny, warm & pleasant today; record heat possible Sunday!FOX 61The Weather Channel -Roanoke Times (blog) -AccuWeather.com -First Coast Newsall 97 news articles »

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Puerto Rico governor deems Hurricane Maria ‘biggest catastrophe’ in island’s history, death toll at least 10 – New York Daily News

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

New York Daily NewsPuerto Rico governor deems Hurricane Maria ‘biggest catastrophe’ in island’s history, death toll at least 10New York Daily NewsPuerto Rico’s governor declared Hurricane Maria the worst catastrophe in island history Saturday as despairing residents struggled without water, fuel, phones and power. “Hysteria is starting to spread,” said Mayor Jose Sanchez Garcia of the northern …Maria Fallout Lays Bare Puerto Rico’s Sharp Income DivideBloombergFears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico’s misery after hurricaneReutersPuerto Rico mayors say ‘hysteria starting to spread,’ plead for helpFox NewsSFGate -NPR -BBC News -The Hillall 1,058 news articles »

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6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, already coping with earlier disasters from previous earthquakes – kfor.com

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

kfor.com6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, already coping with earlier disasters from previous earthquakeskfor.comA 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said, rattling a country still coming to grips with the devastation from two stronger temblors earlier this month. Saturday’s quake was centered in Oaxaca …and more »

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Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation – NPR

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

NPREarthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And SpeculationNPRNews of the earthquake in North Korea is reported at the Seoul railway station in South Korea on Saturday. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Ahn Young-joon/AP. News of the earthquake in North Korea is reported at the Seoul railway station …Where are the world’s nuclear weapons?CNNEarthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone, but no radiation reportedWashington PostSouth Korea says natural earthquake detected in North KoreaLos Angeles TimesThe Guardian -BBC News -Gizmodo -Washington Examinerall 290 news articles »

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North Korea says rockets to US ‘inevitable’ as US bombers fly off North Korean coast – Reuters

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

ReutersNorth Korea says rockets to US ‘inevitable’ as US bombers fly off North Korean coastReutersNorth Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 23, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz. UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea …and more »

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Five hurt after substance ‘sprayed’ – BBC News

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

BBC NewsFive hurt after substance ‘sprayed’BBC NewsAt least five people have been injured in Stratford, east London, after reports they had been sprayed with a “noxious substance”. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST. A man has been arrested on suspicion of …’Noxious substance’ at London shopping mall injures sixFox News6 people believed injured in suspected London acid attackBusiness InsiderStratford acid attack: six people injured at London shopping centreTelegraph.co.ukThe Guardian -Evening Standard -BuzzFeed News -Sky Newsall 49 news articles »

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Earthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone, but no radiation reported – Washington Post

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Washington PostEarthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone, but no radiation reportedWashington PostBEIJING — A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected in northern North Korea on Saturday afternoon, near the nation’s known nuclear test site, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. But experts said seismic data suggested that it was probably not …and more »

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Threat of ‘imminent’ dam collapse in Puerto Rico triggers evacuation of 70K residents – USA TODAY

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

USA TODAYThreat of ‘imminent’ dam collapse in Puerto Rico triggers evacuation of 70K residentsUSA TODAYAs emergency teams scrambled to evacuate tens of thousands of people from northwest Puerto Rico, the National Weather service on Saturday warned residents of two municipalities that a failure of the massive Guajataca Dam is “imminent.” “Move to higher …The Latest: Maria’s death toll climbs to 10 in Puerto RicoSFGateWhen Will Puerto Rico Have Power Again? Why It’s Hard to KnowNBCNews.comFailing dam creates new crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto RicoNew York PostBBC News -Fox News -ESPN -New York Timesall 1,021 news articles »

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Holly Bobo case: convicted killer sentenced to life in prison plus 50 years – Fox News

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Fox NewsHolly Bobo case: convicted killer sentenced to life in prison plus 50 yearsFox NewsA man convicted of killing Holly Bobo avoided the death penalty Saturday after accepting a sentence that will keep him behind bars for the rest of his life– plus 50 years. Zachary Adams, 33, was found guilty Friday in the kidnapping, rape and murder …Zach Adams To Serve Life Without Parole In Holly Bobo MurderNewsChannel5.comHolly Bobo trial: Defendant found guilty of murder, kidnapping and rapeUSA TODAYHolly Bobo trial verdict: Guilty verdict for Zachary Adams in 2011 slayingCBS Newsall 211 news articles »

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Earthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone, but no radiation reported – Washington Post

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Washington PostEarthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone, but no radiation reportedWashington PostBEIJING — A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected in northern North Korea on Saturday afternoon, near the nation’s known nuclear test site, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. But experts said seismic data suggested that it was probably not …Kim Jong-un, Taking On US Directly, Sidelines China and South KoreaNew York TimesIf North Korea gets ready to test a nuclear missile in the Pacific Ocean destroy it firstFox NewsSouth Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detectedLos Angeles TimesCBS News -Washington Examiner -The Daily Caller -Bloombergall 3,733 news articles »

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Organizers call off far-right festival at UC Berkeley, university officials say – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Los Angeles TimesOrganizers call off far-right festival at UC Berkeley, university officials sayLos Angeles TimesOrganizers of a far-right speakers series planned for the UC Berkeley campus have informed school officials that all of the events scheduled for the coming week have been canceled, the university said Saturday. Representatives of the student group …UC Berkeley says ‘Free Speech Week’ event canceledABC NewsUC Berkeley’s “Free Speech Week” events are canceled: campus officialsKTVU San FranciscoBerkeley says ‘Free Speech Week’ officially cancelled, but Milo Yiannopoulos disputes its demiseWashington ExaminerNBC Bay Area -KGO-TV -Newsweekall 22 news articles »

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US Bombers Fly Close to North Korea, Tremor Shakes Test Site – Bloomberg

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

BloombergUS Bombers Fly Close to North Korea, Tremor Shakes Test SiteBloombergU.S. Air Force bombers flew over international waters east of North Korea as tension simmers between the two nations and their respective leaders, and a tremor earlier struck close to North Korea’s nuclear test site. The U.S. B-1B Lancer bombers, based …US priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousandsWashington PostUS bombers fly off North Korea coast to condemn ‘reckless’ behaviorThe HillUS bombers buzz North Korea far north of DMZWashington ExaminerCNBC -BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk -Independent.ieall 50 news articles »

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Carmelo Anthony trade to Thunder means last chance to make good on his greatness – CBSSports.com

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CBSSports.comCarmelo Anthony trade to Thunder means last chance to make good on his greatnessCBSSports.comNEW YORK — This is the last straw, Carmelo Anthony. You either prove you are about more than yourself — that winning, playing well with talent and turning opportunities into success defines who you are as a basketball player — or that you’re not …Carmelo Anthony Is Finally Traded, to the Oklahoma City ThunderNew York TimesTrade Grades: Carmelo Anthony Deal Yet Another Steal for ThunderSports IllustratedKurtenbach: Carmelo Anthony makes Oklahoma City the Warriors’ biggest threatThe Mercury NewsWashington Post -Deadspin -SB Nation -Baltimore Sunall 300 news articles »

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Trump at rally: It’s going to be “a little tougher” to pass health care without McCain – CBS News

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CBS NewsTrump at rally: It’s going to be “a little tougher” to pass health care without McCainCBS NewsLast Updated Sep 23, 2017 12:08 PM EDT. In the span of more than 80 minutes stumping for U.S. Senate candidate Luther Strange, President Trump managed to slam top leaders in his own party, taunt “little rocket man” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, …White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s ThreatsNew York TimesMedia says Trump is just like crazy dictator Kim Jong Un, and other absolutely moronic press commentsFox NewsThe Memo: Fears escalate over North KoreaThe HillBusiness Insider -Politico -Quartz -The Guardianall 1,980 news articles »

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Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure – BBC News

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

BBC NewsIran tests missile despite Trump pressureBBC NewsIran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1,242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is unclear when the test took place.Iran conducts new ballistic missile test despite Trump pressureThe HillIran Tests New Ballistic Missile, State Media ReportsNBCNews.comIran releases video of new ballistic missile being test-firedFox NewsUSA TODAY -Bloomberg -Washington Examiner -The Guardianall 333 news articles »

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2 police officers shot in New Haven, Connecticut — live updates – CBS News

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CBS News2 police officers shot in New Haven, Connecticut — live updatesCBS NewsLast Updated Sep 23, 2017 1:22 PM EDT. NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Two police officers were shot and injured by a gunman in Connecticut on Saturday after responding to another shooting incident, CBS Hartford affiliate WFSB-TV reports. Police arrived at a …2 police officers shot in incident on Elm Street in New HavenWTNH Connecticut News (press release)2 Police Officers Shot In New Haven: ReportsPatch.com2 New Haven police officers and one civilian shot on Elm StreetFOX 61CBS New York -CBS Connecticutall 13 news articles »

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New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico – Washington Post

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Washington PostNew earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoWashington PostMEXICO CITY — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400 …6.1 magnitude quake shakes Mexico, already coping with earlier disastersCNNThe Latest: Death Toll Reaches 305 in Central Mexico QuakeU.S. News & World ReportNew 6.1-magnitude quake shakes MexicoThe Hill (blog)New York Daily News -LA Daily Newsall 170 news articles »

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China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea – NPR

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

NPRChina Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North KoreaNPRChina is imposing new limits on trade with North Korea after the isolated country’s latest nuclear test. China’s Ministry of Commerce said Saturday it would limit refined petroleum exports starting Oct. 1 and ban the import of North Korean textiles …and more »

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Earthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone; reasons unclear – Washington Post

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Washington PostEarthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone; reasons unclearWashington PostBEIJING — A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected in northern North Korea on Saturday afternoon, near the nation’s known nuclear test site, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. “This event occurred in the area of the previous North Korean Nuclear …Media says Trump is just like crazy dictator Kim Jong-un, and other absolutely moronic press commentsFox NewsSmall North Korean quake likely natural, not nuclear test: expertsReutersQuake detected near North Korean nuclear test siteThe HillBloomberg -BBC News -CNN International -Newsweekall 201 news articles »

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Center-Right Party Hangs On in New Zealand Election – New York Times

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

New York TimesCenter-Right Party Hangs On in New Zealand ElectionNew York TimesPrime Minister Bill English of New Zealand celebrated election results in Auckland on Saturday. Credit Nigel Marple/Reuters. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — After a tumultuous campaign, the center-right governing party in New Zealand placed first in the …New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov’tWashington PostNew Zealand polls close after nail-biting race, record numbers vote in advanceReutersNew Zealand’s ruling National Party ahead in electionCNNU.S. News & World Report -BuzzFeed News -Bloomberg -The Guardianall 271 news articles »

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New 6.1 earthquake strikes an already jittery Mexico – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Los Angeles TimesNew 6.1 earthquake strikes an already jittery MexicoLos Angeles TimesA new earthquake sent Mexico City residents streaming onto the streets early Saturday, creating a fresh wave of alarm in a country still reeling from two powerful earthquakes over the past three weeks. The U.S. Geological Survey said the new temblor …The Latest: New quake causes alarm in shaken MexicoSFGate6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes southern MexicoCNNSouthern Mexico rocked by 6.1-magnitude earthquakeNew York Daily NewsKTLA -Minneapolis Star Tribune -The Guardianall 136 news articles »

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Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site – CNN International

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

CNN InternationalSeismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear siteCNN International(CNN) Seismic activity was detected Saturday near the site of North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear site, but it is not known whether a nuclear test caused the development. The first sign Pyongyang has conducted a nuclear test is usually seismic activity.and more »

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NBA Training Camps 2017: Start Dates, Schedules and Top Storylines to Watch – Bleacher Report

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Bleacher ReportNBA Training Camps 2017: Start Dates, Schedules and Top Storylines to WatchBleacher ReportConsider yourself forgiven if you didn’t realize the NBA had an offseason in 2017. The league spent the summer spinning from one blockbuster transaction to the next. The Oklahoma City Thunder beefed up their security around Russell Westbrook, the …Curry doesn’t want to visit the White House, and Trump has a tweet for thatLos Angeles TimesPresident Trump says Stephen Curry’s White House invitation has been ‘withdrawn’Washington PostDonald Trump Rescinds Warriors’ White House Invitation After Stephen Curry CommentsSports IllustratedChicago Tribune -NBCSports.com -New York Post -Sporting Newsall 305 news articles »

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The Latest: New quake causes alarm in shaken Mexico – Washington Post

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Washington PostThe Latest: New quake causes alarm in shaken MexicoWashington PostMEXICO CITY — The Latest on earthquakes in Mexico (all times local):. 8:45 a.m.. Quake alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new quake struck, prompting people with fresh memories of this week’s devastating temblor to flee homes and hotels. Alejandra …New earthquake shakes jittery MexicoLos Angeles TimesThe Latest: New 6.2 quake centered in southern MexicoFox NewsThe Latest: New 6.1 quake centered in southern MexicoSFGateNew York Daily News -KTLA -OCRegister -Independent.ieall 112 news articles »

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Failing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico amid flooding from Hurricane Maria – Reuters

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

ReutersFailing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico amid flooding from Hurricane MariaReutersPeople arrive to buy gasoline next to a sign reading “There is no gasoline,” at a gas station, after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 22, 2017. Picture taken September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez. SAN JUAN …Facing Months in the Dark, Ordinary Life in Puerto Rico is ‘Beyond Reach’New York TimesPuerto Rico’s Failing Guajataca Dam Endangers ThousandsNBCNews.comVolunteers answer desperate calls about Puerto Rico. Then they wipe their own tears.Miami HeraldThe Denver Post -USA TODAY -PBS NewsHour -New York Daily Newsall 825 news articles »

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Tremor Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site – Bloomberg

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

BloombergTremor Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test SiteBloombergA tremor struck Saturday close to North Korea’s nuclear test site, though South Korea’s weather agency said it was a natural earthquake. The tremor occurred at 4:29 p.m. China time with a magnitude of 3.4 and a depth of zero kilometers, the China …North Korea: Tremor detected near weapon test siteBBC NewsEarthquake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone; reasons unclearWashington PostWorried by Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests, China will restrict oil exports to North KoreaLos Angeles TimesUSA TODAY -New York Times -Newsweek -The Guardianall 523 news articles »

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Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired – FOXSports.com

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

FOXSports.comTrump says protesting players in NFL should be firedFOXSports.comHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he’s encouraging spectators to walk out in protest. In an extended riff during a freewheeling rally speech …NFL players blast Trump over saying kneeling players should be ‘fired’ABC NewsPresident Trump decries NFL player anthem protests, policing of hard hits in Alabama rallyYahoo SportsPresident Donald Trump criticizes NFL player protests, says fans should exit stadiumsESPNNew York Post -International Business Times -KING5.com -TMZ.comall 157 news articles »

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