2018-10-18

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

NTSB hasn’t fully examined limo in NY crash that killed 20 – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety investigators have been unable to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York because of a criminal case against the limo company’s operator. W…

Mim Shaikh: I travelled 4000 miles to find my dad – (BBC News)
The BBC 1Xtra host has grown-up without his dad. Feeling like part of him is missing, he goes on an emotional journey to unlock his family secrets

Trump back in Montana to campaign against Democratic senator – (Associated Press)
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump is in Montana to boost GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, who is running against a Democratic incumbent the president says has been a “disaster for Montana.” Trump is holding a rally Thursday evening in Missoula…

Saudi Arabia Weighs Blaming Intelligence Official for Khashoggi Killing – (The New York Times)
Saudi rulers are considering blaming a deputy intelligence director who is close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3 – (Reuters)
Tesla Inc on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as U.S. tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease.

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge – (Associated Press)
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no information and little real improv…

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge – (Associated Press)
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no information and little real improv…

Exclusive: U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation – (Reuters)
The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter.

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border – (Associated Press)
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a nearly unthinkable mov…

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border – (Associated Press)
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a nearly unthinkable mov…

A Wave of Child Sex Abuse Accusations Against a Doctor, and Hospital Says It Knew – (The New York Times)
Rockefeller University Hospital said it has credible allegations of inappropriate behavior by a research doctor who treated children with growth problems.

Indonesia quakes a ‘wake up call’ on buildings’ shaky foundations – (Al Jazeera English)
While country has made progress on seismic safety, collapsed buildings show need for regulation and better enforcement.

Police in Khashoggi case ‘search forest’ – (BBC News)
Turkish officials believe the Saudi journalist’s body may have been disposed of outside Istanbul.

A Conservative Group’s Closed-Door ‘Training’ of Judicial Clerks Draws Concern – (The New York Times)
The conservative legal movement has long cultivated law students and young lawyers, partly to ensure a deep bench of potential judicial nominees

China asks WTO to set up panel to discuss U.S. steel, aluminum measures – (Reuters)
China has filed a request with the World Trade Organisation to establish an expert group to determine the legality of tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of steel and aluminum, the Ministry of Commerce said late on Thursday.

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains – (Reuters)
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be “very severe” but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

Justice Department Investigates Pennsylvania Dioceses Accused of Sex Abuse Cover-Up – (The New York Times)
Dioceses across the state said Thursday that they had received federal grand jury subpoenas.

Polling the 2018 Midterm Elections in Real Time – (The New York Times)
The Upshot has partnered with Siena College to poll dozens of the most competitive House and Senate races across the country.

Meet the Republicans’ Best Hope for Flipping a House Seat – (The New York Times)
In a year when Democrats are on offense, Pete Stauber of Minnesota has a chance to do something no other Republican might do next month: win a Democratic House seat.

Struggling to Bring the ‘Blue Wave’ to Deep-Red Alabama – (The New York Times)
Tabitha Isner has been trying to make a nearly impossible sales pitch to voters — and to the national donor class.

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From various sources (showing 20):

ALCS Game 5 live updates: It’s game on in Houston – (Bostonglobe.com)
The Sox are on the doorstep of the World Series. Tonight, they try to break through.

Trump says it appears that missing journalist Khashoggi is dead – (The Washington Post)
Saudi Arabia could face ‘very severe’ consequences if it is found to have had a role in the journalist’s fate, the president said.

Tips For Mega Millions and Powerball Lottery Players – (Forbes.com)

E-mails show how donors are considered in Harvard admissions – (Bostonglobe.com)
When Harvard University admitted several applicants tied to influential donors to its Kennedy School, including someone who had promised to pay for a building in 2013, the school’s dean fired off an e-mail calling the head of admissions “my hero.”

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All about Trump (showing 86):

David Bossie: Anti-Trump and anti-GOP mobs act like thugs, while Trump-hating media spare them criticism – (Fox News)
Republicans face violent threats from the left, while anti-Trump media ignore the danger.

Beto O’Rourke says he still supports impeaching Trump – (CNN)
Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke said at a CNN town hall Thursday night that he would still vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Live updates: President Trump holds a rally in Montana – CNNPolitics – (CNN)
President Trump is speaking at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Missoula, Montana. Follow here for the latest.

Trump threatens to seal U.S.-Mexico border over migrant caravan. Can he do it? – (USA Today)
In protesting a caravan of migrants, President Trump threatened to deploy active-military to seal the southern border. It’s unclear he can do so.

Trump back in Montana to campaign against Democratic senator – (Associated Press)
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump is in Montana to boost GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, who is running against a Democratic incumbent the president says has been a “disaster for Montana.” Trump is holding a rally Thursday evening in Missoula…

O’Rourke: ‘Lyin’ Ted’ resonates because it’s true – CNN Video – (CNN)
Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) explained why he adopted ‘Lyin’ Ted,’ a nickname previously used by President Donald Trump to describe his opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz. CNN invited Sen. Ted Cruz multiple times to appear tonight in his own town hall, but he d…

Democrats Say Trump Stopped FBI Headquarters Project to Block Competition to Trump Hotel – (Fortune)
House Democrats allege Trump directly intervened to block an FBI headquarters relocation project to prevent competition with his D.C. hotel.

Peter Casey accused of playing Trump card on Tipperary trip – (The Irish Times)
Candidate refuses to retract Traveller remarks on visit to controversial estate

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border – (Associated Press)
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a nearly unthinkable mov…

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border – (Associated Press)
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a nearly unthinkable mov…

Trump Aims to Fire Up Republican Voters Over Immigration – (The Wall Street Journal)
President Trump is elevating the issue of immigration, which drove his 2016 campaign, with the aim of animating Republican voters in a midterm election that threatens to derail his agenda if Democrats retake the House.

The Memo: Saudi storm darkens for Trump – (The Hill)
President Trump edged toward a harder line with Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

Trump says it appears that missing journalist Khashoggi is dead – (Google News (India))
Saudi Arabia could face ‘very severe’ consequences if it is found to have had a role in the journalist’s fate, the president said.

Rosie O’Donnell wants military to ‘get’ Trump from White House – (Fox News)
Rosie O’Donnell, a notorious critic of President Trump, said Thursday she wants U.S. armed forces to remove him from the White House.

Trump more involved in stopping FBI HQ move than previously known, emails show – (CNN)
President Donald Trump was more instrumental than previously known in scrapping plans to move the FBI headquarters out of Washington to the DC suburbs, according to newly released internal government emails.

Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains – (Reuters)
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia will likely be “very severe” but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

Republicans seek to alarm Trump’s base in midterm campaign ads – (CNBC)
There is no border wall, no Obamacare replacement, no infrastructure program. GOP candidates instead lean on a strategy of linking Democrats with financial ruin, cultural disorder, and physical danger.

A Defector From Conservatism With a Clear Vision of Trump’s Rise – (New York Magazine)
Max Boot’s Corrosion of Conservatism shrewdly mines the history of the conservative movement to learn how it went so badly.

Trump says it appears Khashoggi is dead and consequences may be ‘severe’ – (The Guardian (AU))
Trump said ‘it certainly looks that way’ after briefing, ending administration’s refusal to discuss journalist

Trump says it appears Khashoggi is dead and consequences may be ‘severe’ – (The Guardian (UK))
Trump said ‘it certainly looks that way’ after briefing, ending administration’s refusal to discuss journalist

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