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Trump appointees hold keys in Supreme Court immigration case

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 2:38pm
The outcome of the latest immigration case involving President Donald's Trump administration to come before the U.S. Supreme Court could hinge on his two appointees, conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

The most intense hurricanes to hit the United States

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 2:11pm
Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday as the worst storm ever to hit that region and the third most intense hurricane to ever slam into the continental United States, with its minimum pressure recorded at 919 millibars (mb) on Wednesday afternoon.

Apple Watch, hired jet, mystery vehicle figure in search for missing Saudi dissident

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 2:02pm
Jamal Khashoggi believed he was safe in Turkey.

Trump says he talked to Saudis at highest levels about missing journalist

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 1:32pm
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he has talked to officials in Saudi Arabia at the highest levels about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants the United States to get to the bottom of the matter.

Michael intensifies, makes landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida: NHC

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 1:03pm
Hurricane Michael has intensified as it makes landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, bringing life-threatening storm surge, hurricane force winds and heavy rainfall over the Florida Panhandle, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

U.S. officials ask Saudi crown prince about missing journalist: White House

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:39pm
Two White House officials and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to request information about missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the White House said on Wednesday.

Kavanaugh vote changes few minds in close Missouri U.S. Senate race

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 6:42am
Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's vote against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation appears not to have cost her greatly in conservative-leaning Missouri, where she is in a tight re-election race, a Reuters opinion poll showed.

Turkish newspaper names 15 Saudis in missing journalist case

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 6:40am
Turkish pro-government newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Time runs out for Florida residents to leave ahead of Hurricane Michael

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 6:39am
Hurricane Michael grew into a potentially deadly Category 4 storm on Wednesday before it was due to smash into Florida's Gulf shore with towering waves and roof-shredding winds as 500,000 people were under evacuation orders and advisory's.

Missouri judge blocks parts of state's voter photo ID law

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 6:38am
A Missouri state judge ordered on Tuesday that state election authorities could no longer tell voters that they are required to show a photo identification card in order to cast a ballot, blocking parts of Missouri's voter identification law.

Pope compares having an abortion to 'hiring a hit man'

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 6:35am
Pope Francis on Wednesday compared having an abortion to "hiring a "hit man" to eliminate a problematic person, in comments sure to be welcomed by conservative Catholics who have accused the pontiff of not speaking out enough on "cultural war" issues.

Taylor Swift sets new American Music Award record, urges people to vote

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 5:46am
Taylor Swift, straight off a controversial dive into U.S. politics, was the big winner at the American Music Awards on Tuesday where she used her platform to again urge her fans to get out and vote.

Chinese finance ministry official says 'optimistic' on trade war breakthrough

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 5:32am
A Chinese finance ministry official said on Wednesday he felt "a little bit more optimistic" on the prospect of breaking an impasse in trade negotiations with Washington, saying both sides are too economically integrated to tolerate a fallout.

U.S., European regulators investigating Google glitch

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 4:30am
At least two U.S. states and two European Union member states are investigating a breach at Alphabet Inc's Google that may have exposed private profile data of at least 500,000 users to hundreds of external developers.

Trump says China not ready to reach trade deal, repeats threat of more tariffs

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 3:49am
President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated his threat to slap tariffs on an additional $267 billion of Chinese imports if Beijing retaliates for the recent levies and other measures the United States has imposed in an escalating trade war between the economic giants.

Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 2:30am Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women.

Hurricane Michael gains strength as Floridians flee to higher ground

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 1:27am
Hurricane Michael howled closer to Florida's Gulf shore on Tuesday as a major Category 3 storm, as half a million coastal residents were urged to seek higher ground on the eve of a landfall forecast to bring towering waves and roof-shredding winds.

Michael strengthens into extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane: NHC

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 1:26am
Michael has intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale and is expected to strengthen further before making landfall in the Florida Panhandle or the Florida Big Bend area, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

Key winners at the 2018 American Music Awards

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 1:19am
The American Music Awards were handed out on Tuesday at televised performance show in Los Angeles.

California man who sold stolen identities to be sentenced in Russia probe

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:14am
A California man who was accused by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of operating an online auction service that trafficked in stolen identities will be sentenced on Wednesday in a federal district court.