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Brett Kavanaugh has no good choices anymore - Washington Post

Allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct resurfaced days before Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was all but set to sail through his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh categorically denied each claim of misconduct in a letter to the Senate ...

Fact-checking President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly - Washington Post

A skilled public speaker often knows how to craft his or her words for the audience. But President Trump started off his speech to the United Nations General Assembly with a number of bragging claims lifted straight from his campaign rallies. Not only ...

Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault - E! Online

Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison on Tuesday for sexual assault. Judge Steven T. O'Neill delivered the sentence. Cosby will also be required to pay $25,000 within the first 12 months, as well as the cost of prosecution. "Nobody is ...

Senior Chinese diplomat says China, US must avoid Cold War mentality - Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid thinking it is a zero-sum game, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deteriorating ties between the ...

After Florence, South Carolinians brace for record flooding - NBCNews.com

GEORGETOWN, S.C. —They survived Hurricane Florence's powerful wind and driving rain, but now residents in coastal South Carolina are wondering how they will make it through the historic floods that are forecast as a result of the swollen rivers that ...

Add divorce to the list of things Millennials are killing - USA TODAY

Red Lobster, bras, top sheets, sleeping with clothes and now ... divorce. Millennials get blamed for "killing" many trends, and the latest example might mean everyone's favorite generation to hate is in it for the long haul after tying the knot ...

Man suspected of killing California homeless men with a baseball bat was deported six times, police say - Washington Post

The man suspected of “savagely attacking” and robbing homeless men while they slept in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, Calif., is a felon who has been deported six times, local and federal officials said Tuesday. Ramon Escobar, 47, originally from El ...

Resign, fire or stay? Rosenstein is the latest contestant in Trump's favorite game. - Washington Post

When Rod J. Rosenstein reports to the Oval Office on Thursday to be fired, resign or continue tenuously in his post, the deputy attorney general will also be cementing his status as a player in one of President Trump's favorite parlor games: White ...

San Francisco's New Transit Center Closes After Cracked Steel Beam Found - Wall Street Journal

SAN FRANCISCO—A newly opened, much-anticipated, $2.26 billion transit center in the heart of San Francisco's trendy South of Market neighborhood was shut down after engineers determined a steel beam in the structure was cracked. The closing of the ...

When Zuckerberg Asserted Control, Instagram's Founders Chafed - New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — In a companywide meeting earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg was asked if Instagram could have hit one billion users if it had not been bought by Facebook. Probably not, he said. At least, not as quickly. But at a later meeting a mile ...