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 2019-09-22 11:30 

The Hill

Trump family planning rule faces crucial court test...

Planned Parenthood, state governments and other health groups will be back in court Monday challenging the Trump administration's changes to a federal family planning program....

 2019-09-22 11:28 

Washington Post

Charity boat with 182 migrants waits to dock in Europe...

A humanitarian ship carrying 182 people in international waters is sailing back and forth Sunday between Italy and Malta as it waits for permission from some European country to dock....

 2019-09-22 11:19 

VOA

Jailed Tunisia Magnate Optimistic About Winning Presidency...

Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui said he's...

 2019-09-22 11:18 

Washington Post

Travel firm Thomas Cook teeters on edge as talks continue...

Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, is holding talks with shareholders in a last-ditch bid to avoid going bankrupt...

 2019-09-22 11:17 

Washington Examiner

Trump allies urge release of transcript at center of whistleblower controversy...

Some key administration officials are urging President Trump to release the transcript of a conversation with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky that is at the center of a growing whistleblower controversy....

 2019-09-22 11:13 

Raw Story

Elizabeth Warren accuses Congress of complicity in Trump's continued abuses...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused the U.S. Congress of complicity in President Donald Trump's continued abuse of power late Friday, after reports surfaced of his alleged attempts to solicit foreign meddling in the 2020 presidential election, and reiterate...

 2019-09-22 11:04 

Raw Story

'Resistance' liberals love the FBI and CIA — but history says they don't love you back...

A freaky moment recently transpired on television. In a nonfiction adaptation of "American Horror Story," Bill Maher, nominally a member of the liberal "Resistance,"; led his audience and guests in applauding and paying tribute to the FBI a...

 2019-09-22 11:00 

VOA

EU's Juncker: Irish Border Controls Needed in No-Deal Brexit...

Jean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union's executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal.Juncker told Sky News on Sunday the EU has to...

 2019-09-22 11:00 

NPR

Soul Line Dancing: Come For The Fitness. Stay For The Friendships...

Research show that when you add a social component to an exercise plan, you're more likely to stick to it. That's especially true of the steps, turns, beats and fun of soul line dancing....

 2019-09-22 11:00 

NPR

He's Trying To Fill In The Gaps On Google Street View — Starting With Zimbabwe...

Not every corner of the world is yet on Google Street View. Tawanda Kanhema sees these gaps as a kind of digital divide, so he volunteers to photograph and upload some of the places left off the map....

 2019-09-22 11:00 

Washington Post

The socialist who ran for president from prison — and won nearly a million votes...

Eugene V. Debs was a force in American politics a century before Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would campaign for the White House as a democratic socialist....

 2019-09-22 11:00 

NPR

Kick Off Fall With This Trio Of Innovative YA Graphic Novels...

This month sees the arrival of a handful of bold new graphic novels aimed at young adult readers, with unexpected topics and settings from a contemporary Chinese American community to the Old West....

 2019-09-22 11:00 

Washington Post

Emmys 2019 FAQ: How to live-stream the show, where to watch on TV...

Everything you need to know about the 2019 Emmy Awards, which air on Sunday, Sept. 22....

 2019-09-22 11:00 

The Hill

Fight over Trump's wall raises odds of 'continuous' stopgap measures...

Congress is moving toward passing a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, but some lawmakers are warning it could be the first in a series of stopgap funding measures over the next year to avoid a fight over President Trump's bo...

 2019-09-22 11:00 

Barron's

Betsy DeVos Had Millions of Dollars in Private Transactions in June and July...

The U.S. education secretary sold $1 million to $5 million in interests in an entity affiliated with her mother. DeVos also invested in a limited-liability company that owns a Falcon 2000 aircraft....

 2019-09-22 10:55 

Raw Story

According to media, Russia has 'oligarchs' — but America only has 'businessmen'...

Even in corporate media, you will occasionally see references to the United States as an "oligarchy." That is the judgment of former President Jimmy Carter, of peer-reviewed academic studies, and even opinion pieces in our most prestigious media (...

 2019-09-22 10:55 

Washington Times

Hassan Rouhani, Iran president, vows to lead Persian Gulf 'energy security'...

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president said Sunday his country should lead regional security in the strategic Persian Gulf and warned against the presence of foreign forces, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. dep...

 2019-09-22 10:51 

Federal News Network

WTA Seoul Results...

Tatjana Maria, Germany, and Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, def. Hayley Carter, United States, and Luisa Stefani, Brazil, 7-6 (7), 3-6, 10-7....

 2019-09-22 10:47 

Washington Times

Neil Gorsuch rejects Supreme Court justices as 'politicians with robes'...

PROVO, Utah — The conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false, a U.S. Supreme Court justice said. Justice Neil Gorsuch spoke about civility to an...

 2019-09-22 10:46 

Washington Post

Egypt: Brother of well-known activist got 15 days in jail...

An Egyptian rights lawyer says prosecutors have ordered the brother of a US-based well-known Egyptian activist to remain in custody...

 2019-09-22 10:43 

Washington Times

Egypt: Brother of well-known activist got 15 days in jail...

CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian rights lawyer says prosecutors have ordered the brother of a U.S.-based well-known Egyptian activist to remain in custody pending an investigation into taking part in activities of an outlawed group and disseminating fake news. Wa...

 2019-09-22 10:43 

Federal News Network

Egypt: Brother of well-known activist got 15 days in jail...

An Egyptian rights lawyer says prosecutors have ordered the brother of a US-based well-known Egyptian activist to remain in custody......

 2019-09-22 10:41 

Washington Times

Alaska GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020. In a statement Saturday, the party's State Central Committee passed a rule saying a primary "would serve no useful purpose" because Repu...

 2019-09-22 10:35 

WTOP

Beer truck wreckage spills booze onto Outer Loop...

Drivers and police alike are dealing with a sticky situation on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring this morning....

 2019-09-22 10:28 

Washington Post

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag...

Protesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again...

 2019-09-22 10:27 

WTOP

Bus crash kills 25 in northwest Pakistan, after brakes fail...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bus crash on a mountainous road in northwest Pakistan Sunday killed 25 passengers and injured 20......

 2019-09-22 10:26 

Federal News Network

Ireland power past Scotland 27-3 in Rugby World Cup...

Ireland bullied Scotland again to the tune of 27-3 in the Rugby World Cup and looked set to avoid defending champion New Zealand in the quarterfinals......

 2019-09-22 10:26 

Washington Times

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag...

HONG KONG (AP) - The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn on...

 2019-09-22 10:25 

WTOP

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag...

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong......

 2019-09-22 10:23 

Washington Times

Mohammed Ali Hammadi, TWA Flight 847 hijacking suspect, arrested in Greece: Reports...

ATHENS, Greece — Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American. Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arr...

 2019-09-22 10:19 

Washington Times

'Storm Area 51' fizzles out: 'It was a gamble financially. We lost'...

HIKO, Nev. — Bands played to a dwindling crowd of Earthlings late Saturday at one remaining festival spawned by a "Storm Area 51" internet craze in the remote Nevada desert. Lights were dark at another venue where promoters pulled the plug b...

 2019-09-22 10:18 

Washington Post

UN health agency questions Tanzania's Ebola-like cases...

The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus...

 2019-09-22 10:16 

US News & World Report

UN Health Agency Questions Tanzania's Ebola-Like Cases...

The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus....

 2019-09-22 10:16 

Washington Times

UN health agency questions Tanzania's Ebola-like cases...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus. The statement Saturday says Tanzania's government has not shared its cl...

 2019-09-22 10:16 

Federal News Network

UN health agency questions Tanzania's Ebola-like cases...

The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus......

 2019-09-22 10:16 

WTOP

UN health agency questions Tanzania's Ebola-like cases...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up......

 2019-09-22 10:15 

US News & World Report

The Party Will Decide Our Brexit Position, Says UK Labour's Corbyn...

By Elizabeth Piper and William JamesBRIGHTON, England (Reuters) - British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday his party would......

 2019-09-22 10:15 

Washington Post

Tanzania's refusal to acknowledge possible Ebola cases 'represents a challenge:' WHO...

The world health body issued an extraordinary statement pleading for cooperation from the Tanzanian government...

 2019-09-22 10:09 

Federal News Network

Australia winger Hodge cited for dangerous tackle at RWC...

Australia winger Reece Hodge has been cited for a dangerous tackle on Fiji flanker Peceli Yato in their Rugby World Cup game......

 2019-09-22 10:07 

US News & World Report

'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, Plus Trump, Due at Texas Rally for India's Leader...

By Brad BrooksHOUSTON (Reuters) - Some 50,000 Indian-Americans are due to pack into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister......

 2019-09-22 10:04 

Washington Times

Job Wallace, missing Camp Pendleton Marine, found in Texas...

RICHLAND, Texas — A U.S. Marine believed to have left Arizona for California's Camp Pendleton never arrived, but was found days later at a Texas rest area, unharmed. Lance Cpl. Job Wallace was taken into custody Saturday night by Naval Criminal ...

 2019-09-22 10:04 

US News & World Report

Firefighters in Bolivia Lose Hope of Taming Blazes as Burned Area Doubles...

By David MercadoCONCEPCION, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian volunteer firefighters, exhausted from battling blazes sweeping rapidly across the......

 2019-09-22 10:00 

Reason.com

Historic House Vote Approves Broad Marijuana Federalism...

This vote is "a hopeful sign that the harmful policies of marijuana prohibition will soon be a relic of the past."...

 2019-09-22 10:00 

The Atlantic

Move Over, First Amendment...

The Constitution protects free speech, but internet companies are succumbing to public pressure to restrict it....

 2019-09-22 10:00 

The Atlantic

Evangelical Has Lost Its Meaning...

A term that once described a vital tradition within the Christian faith now means something else entirely....

 2019-09-22 10:00 

The Hill

New Hampshire feels overlooked in Democratic presidential race...

BEDFORD, N.H. — New Hampshire is feeling underappreciated in the 2020 presidential cycle, partly because many of the biggest names are coming to the Granite State less frequently....

 2019-09-22 10:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Hot and humid through tomorrow; marvelous again by midweek...

We could add to our 90-degree day count today and tomorrow, and then a cold front may bring a shower or storm late tomorrow....

 2019-09-22 09:59 

VOA

Barron Hilton, Hotel Magnate and AFL Founder, Dies at 91...

Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 91.Hilton's family said he died of natural causes. He transformed Hilton into...

 2019-09-22 09:59 

WTOP

From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city...

RAQQA, Syria (AP) — After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to......

 2019-09-22 09:57 

Washington Post

Hong Kong protesters target Beijing-friendly businesses in latest demonstration...

The new tactic revealed a simmering anger toward a small group of tycoons and cronies who have accumulated enormous wealth and political clout, often through cozy relationships with the mainland....

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