2018-10-13

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From Al Jazeera, Associated Press, BBC News, Reuters, The Globe and Mail, New York Times, and Wired (showing 49):

Russian opposition leader Navalny freed from jail – (Reuters)
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released on Sunday after 20 days in jail where he was held on charges of staging an illegal protest last month.

Hurricane-force winds rip through Portugal – (BBC News)
The remnants of Hurricane Leslie left more than 15,000 homes without power after striking overnight.

Florida officials fear Michael’s death toll will rise – (Associated Press)
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies. So far, …

Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say – (Associated Press)
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multibillion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers shoul…

Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say – (Associated Press)
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multibillion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers shoul…

Mnuchin says U.S. will seek currency provision in trade deal with Japan, others – (Reuters)
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday Washington would like to include a provision to deter currency manipulation in future trade deals, including with Japan.

The Leaders Who Unleashed China’s Mass Detention of Muslims – (The New York Times)
A trail of online evidence establishes how President Xi Jinping and other senior officials adopted a tough new policy to assimilate ethnic minorities.

Hundreds celebrate priest’s canonisation – (BBC News)
Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who spoke out against atrocities, will become a saint on Sunday.

Turner homers as Dodgers beat Brewers 4-3 in NLCS Game 2 – (Associated Press)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the postseason. Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again. Shut down for most of the afternoon, Los Angeles staged another late rally …

Trump praises McConnell’s role in battle over Kavanaugh – (Associated Press)
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Suprem…

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration – (Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that he was considering several options to tighten border security.

UK and US ‘could boycott’ Saudi conference – (BBC News)
The BBC learns key Saudi allies may not attend event over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter marries in Gatsbyesque splendor – (Reuters)
Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain’s second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank.

Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in NY limo crash – (Associated Press)
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — Mourners at a funeral for four sisters and their family members killed in a New York limousine crash were assured Saturday that their loved ones can still see their tears and feel their heartache. On a damp, chilly day, hundreds of peop…

Davis calls for cabinet Brexit rebellion – (BBC News)
The former Brexit secretary says Theresa May’s plans will prevent the UK striking new trade deals.

Melania: ‘Don’t care’ jacket was a message – (BBC News)
Mrs Trump’s own team had denied that her clothing during a visit to a detention centre had any meaning.

With Sniffer Dogs and Hope, Rescue Teams Comb Shambles Left by Hurricane Michael – (The New York Times)
Under an unflinching Florida sun, the teams looked for the tiniest signs of life amid debris and thick brush.

US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson fell to one knee in the Oval Office and placed his hand on President Donald Trump’s shoulder in prayer on Saturday, asking God to provide the president “supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you…

Mexico says new U.S. trade deal won’t block other economic relations – (Reuters)
Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told his Chinese counterpart in a phone call on Saturday that Mexico’s new trade deal with the United States and Canada will not impede economic relations with other countries, according to a foreign ministry statement.

Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying – (Associated Press)
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturd…

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From various sources (showing 20):

Michigan vs. Wisconsin score: No. 12 Wolverines make statement by pounding No. 15 Badgers – (Cbssports.com)
The Wolverines used a strong ground game and aggressive defense to coast to an impressive 38-13 victory vs. the Badgers

Projecting Week 8 AP Top 25 college football rankings – (247sports.com)
Another Saturday of wild upsets creates mass changes in this week’s rankings.

Want drama? This NLCS is bringing it — and the best is yet to come – (Espn.com)
Justin Turner’s two-run homer fueled a series-tying win in a Dodgers-Brewers series fulfilling its promise of a tight matchup.

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa leaves vs. Missouri with apparent leg injury – (Espn.com)
Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa exited Saturday’s game vs. Missouri in the third quarter after appearing to aggravate a knee sprain.

‘We’re back to frontier days’: Michael’s aftermath in Florida – (The Washington Post)
Cut off, without water or power, many rural Floridians are unwilling 21st-century pioneers.

76ers apologize after offensive tweets by Mike Muscala’s father surface – (Espn.com)
The 76ers apologized in a statement on Saturday after offensive tweets written by the father of forward Mike Muscala surfaced.

Bodies of 11 Babies Found Hidden in Shuttered Detroit Funeral Home – (The New York Times)
The Cantrell Funeral Home was shut down in April after decomposing bodies were found there. Authorities did not find the infants until this week.

Five things to watch for in deteriorating US-Saudi relations – (The Hill)
U.S.-Saudi relations are weakening following the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist and critic of the Saudi government.

Authorities: Body recovered after small plane crashes off Hamptons – (Newsday.com)
Calls to 911 from surfers who reported seeing the plane sputter and crash just before 11 a.m. brought scores of first responders to Dune Road.

New York Times: Kushner likely paid almost no federal income taxes for years – (CNN)
Jared Kushner, whose net worth is nearly $324 million, appears to have paid almost no income taxes from 2009 to 2016, The New York Times reported Saturday.

‘Who did this?!’: Someone put googly eyes on a historic Georgia statue. Police want answers. – (The Washington Post)
Savannah officials said the incident was “no laughing matter.” People on the Internet disagreed.

Hurricane Leslie churns toward Portugal, Spain – (CBS News)
The Category 1 storm was 315 kilometers (195 miles) southwest of Lisbon on Saturday morning

Sisters killed in limo crash will be laid to rest along with their husbands – (Nypost.com)

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All about Trump (showing 110):

Spain official: Trump said build wall in Sahara – CNN Video – (CNN)
Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell claims that US President Donald Trump suggested Spain should build a wall across the Sahara desert to deal with the migrant crisis. The White House disputed the account.

Cuomo: Trump about walls, Obama about bridges – CNN Video – (CNN)
On the heels of Barack Obama’s critique of President Donald Trump in a speech at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, CNN’s Chris Cuomo measures the dueling tactics of the Presidents.

Highlights from Trump’s Richmond, Kentucky rally – (Fox News)
President Trump fires up his Kentucky supporters ahead of the 2018 midterms.

Donald Trump vows ‘severe punishment’ if US finds Saudi Arabia killed journalist – (Australian Financial Review)
President Donald Trump vowed “severe punishment” for Saudi Arabia if the US determines that Saudi agents killed Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Democrats want sanctuary for thugs, and other things Donald Trump said at Kentucky rally – (USA Today)
Dems “want to open America’s borders and turn our country into a friendly sanctuary for murderous thugs from other countries who will kill us all.”

Trump celebrates McConnell, federal judicial appointments at Kentucky rally – (Google News (Canada))
Campaigning for a Kentucky congressman in a tough race, the president again denounced what he called the “Democratic politics of hatred, anger and division.”

Ann Coulter talks Trump rally, midterm races – (Fox News)
Conservative columnist weighs in on the big races on ‘Watters’ World.’

Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner ‘likely’ paid no income tax for years – (ABC News (AU))
Confidential financial documents show Jared Kushner likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, using the legal tax benefit depreciation to reduce his taxable income despite holding assets in excess of $250m.

Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner ‘likely’ paid no income tax for years – (Google News (UK))
Confidential financial documents show Jared Kushner likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, using the legal tax benefit depreciation to reduce his taxable income despite holding assets in excess of $250m.

Trump Targets Three Close Senate Races in Western States Swing – (Bloomberg)

Trump praises McConnell’s role in battle over Kavanaugh – (Associated Press)
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker’s political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Suprem…

Republicans warn: There’s a ‘big fight’ brewing over Trump’s border wall – (CNN)
Even with the midterm elections looming, Republican leaders in Congress made clear this week they’re paying close attention to a looming battle over President Donald Trump’s promised border wall.

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration – (Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that he was considering several options to tighten border security.

HS Student Forced to Remove ‘Trump’ Jersey at Patriotic Football Game – (Fox News)
A high school student in North Carolina was forced to remove a jersey featuring the president’s last name at a patriotic-themed high school football game.

President Trump freed me from prison – I’m glad he wants to give other nonviolent offenders their freedom – (Fox News)
President Trump freed me after 22 years in prison and I’m thrilled that he is considering freeing additional nonviolent prisoners.

Melania: ‘Don’t care’ jacket was a message – (BBC News)
Mrs Trump’s own team had denied that her clothing during a visit to a detention centre had any meaning.

Trump talks Saudi Arabia, immigration, border security – (Fox News)
President Trump speaks to the press before leaving for Kentucky rally.

Trump admin weighing new family separation effort at border – (Fox News)
The Trump administration is reportedly weighing new family separation effort at U.S., Mexico border; Jeff Paul has more.

Trump promises ‘severe punishment’ for Saudi Arabia if it killed journalist – (ABC News (AU))
The US President says the Saudis will be punished if they are found to be involved with the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, but that halting arms sales to the country would only hurt Americans.

US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson fell to one knee in the Oval Office and placed his hand on President Donald Trump’s shoulder in prayer on Saturday, asking God to provide the president “supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you…

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