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  • Retiring Speaker Ryan in campaign push for imperiled Republicans

    Retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday launched a whirlwind tour of a dozen states, where he aims to pump up the campaigns of 25 embattled Republican members of Congress as the party fights to keep control of Congress.

    U.S.
  • 'Hyperalarming' study shows massive insect loss...

    Insects around the world are in a crisis, according to a small but growing number of long-term studies showing dramatic declines in invertebrate populations. A new report suggests that the problem is more widespread than scientists realized. Huge numbers of bugs have been lost in a pristine national forest in Puerto Rico, the study found, and the forest's insect-eating animals have gone missing, too. In 2014, an international team of biologists estimated that, in the past 35 years, the abundance...

    Laredo Morning Times
  • Walk into this $14.75 million castle owned by Derek Jeter that is up for sale

    With less time spent in New York, former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has put the New York Tiedemann Castle on the market for $14.75 million. … Click to Continue

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  • Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant CEO of racial bias

    Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology from the pageant’s owner over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation

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  • New York man strangled to death after shirt gets caught in subway escalator

    The man was rushed to the hospital but pronounced dead once he arrived

    www.independent.co.uk
  • Nikki Haley talks to magazine for series where ‘powerful women talk about power’

    Former SC Gov. Nikki Haley is taking another turn in the national spotlight, talking to New York magazine about being a woman in power. The soon-to-be former UN ambassador is part of a series on powerful women.

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  • Kimmel says sometimes he has to 'rewrite' the show when Trump 'does something nutty'

    The comedian opened up about his highly-anticipated Brooklyn shows.

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  • MAG: How Manhattan Became Rich Ghost Town...

    MAG: How Manhattan Became Rich Ghost Town... (Second column, 9th story, link) Advertise here

    The Atlantic
  • Los Angeles judge to weigh evidence against Robert Durst of 'The Jinx'

    Real estate scion Robert Durst, the enigmatic subject of the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," was due back in court on Monday for a hearing on whether prosecutors have sufficient evidence to bring their murder case against him to trial.

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  • Germany preparing to deport convicted Sept 11 suspect

    Germany is preparing to deport a Moroccan man convicted in Hamburg of helping three of the Sept. 11 attackers as they got ready to strike New York and Washington

    Washington Post
  • Germany preparing to deport convicted Sept 11 suspect

    Germany is preparing to deport a Moroccan man convicted in Hamburg of helping three of the Sept. 11 attackers as they got ready to strike New York and Washington. Mounir el-Motassadeq was convicted in 2006 of membership in a terrorist organization and accessory to murder for his part in the...

    ABC News
  • The Fall Outfit I'm Already Seeing All Over NYC

    See the fall-ready outfit that's already all over the streets of New York.

    Who What Wear
  • SF mayor to appoint school board member, sources say

    Just three weeks before the November election, Mayor London Breed is expected to fill a vacancy on the San Francisco school board with one of the candidates she endorsed for the job. Sources close to the mayor's office say Breed will appoint school social worker Faauuga Moliga to the board at a Monday morning news conference. Superintendent Vince Matthews confirmed the mayor's office contacted the district over the weekend about finding a location for an unspecified announcement Monday morning....

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  • Gurley runs for 208 yards in Rams’ 23-20 win over Broncos

    Todd Gurley rushed for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries, and the Los Angeles Rams celebrated Wade Phillips' Denver homecoming with a 23-20 victory over the Broncos. The Rams, who had surrendered 31 points in back-to-back games, improved to 6-0 in sending the Broncos (2-4) to their fourth straight loss. The Broncos pulled to 23-20 on Case Keenum's 1-yard dart to Demaryius Thomas with 1:22 remaining, capping a 77-yard drive that included three defensive penalties. Rams...

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  • Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge

    Defense contractors Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are combining to form one of the world's largest defense companies. The new company, L3 Harris Technologies Inc., will have annual sales of around $16 billion this year. That would make it the sixth-largest U.S. defense contractor and one...

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  • Brawl at G.O.P. Club Spurs Calls for Inquiry; Cuomo Blames Trump

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo asked the F.B.I. and a State Police hate crimes unit to investigate clashes between far-right extremists and counterprotesters.

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  • Parts of N.J. may have been exposed to measles, health officials say

    A traveler returning from Israel who was confirmed to have the disease visited multiple locations in the two states New York and New Jersey residents may have been exposed to measles, after a traveler returning to the U.S. from Israel was confirmed to have the disease, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced Saturday.  Between Oct. 4 and 11, the traveler visited an athletic club in Bergen County, as well as seven other locations in New York near the...

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  • Warriors’ lean seasons in the 1980s and 1990s were still full of stars

    A rather wicked brand of skepticism accompanied the Warriors during Don Nelson’s first coaching tenure. Nelson was an innovator, fond of exotic offensive schemes, but his teams of the late 1980s and early ’90s didn’t have an effective center. Nothing really close to one, truth be told. As such, the team was universally dismissed around playoff time, a fun little novelty surely to be dispatched by the big boys — and that’s just how it came down. What history might ignore is the atmosphere inside...

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