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Breitbart
Seven Facts About Jamal Khashoggi's Life, Writing, and Politics

Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi became a figure of global importance when he disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, leading to allegations that agents from Saudi Arabia lured him to the consulate so they could murder him.

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Voice of America
At Rally and Without Evidence, Trump Says Democrats Back Caravan

President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a “caravan” of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States. Addressing thousands of supporters at a campaign rally in Montana, Trump said immigration is now one of the leading issues in the 2018 midterms, and he accused Democrats of supporting the migrants because ...

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Voice of America
Former FBI Agent Sentenced for Leaking Documents

A former Minnesota FBI agent who admitted to leaking classified documents to a journalist was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison and three years of supervision after his release. Terry James Albury, 39, pleaded guilty last April to one count each of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and unauthorized ...

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Voice of America
Report: US Interior Watchdog Faults Zinke’s Travel Practices

The U.S. Interior Department’s watchdog agency has said in a report that sending a security detail to protect Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his wife on a vacation to Turkey and Greece had cost taxpayers more than $25,000, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The report published by the Post also said Zinke allowed his wife to travel with him in government ...

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Voice of America
Brazil Front-runner Accused of Illegal Campaign Practices

A Brazilian presidential candidate on Thursday accused his far-right adversary of illegal campaign practices for allegedly allowing friendly businessmen to secretly pay to spread slanderous messages. The accusations by left-leaning Fernando Haddad followed a report published by the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo saying businessmen linked to Congressman Jair Bolsonaro ...

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Zero Hedge
Not This Time Satan: Exorcist Plans To Counter Kavanaugh Hex By Angry Coven Of Witches

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Father Gary Thomas, an exorcist for the Diocese of San Jose, California, is “appalled” that a coven of witches is planning to “hex” president Donald Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, on October 20. But Father Thomas has a plan to “counter-attack” the hex being put on Kavanaugh. The priest will hold two special Masses for the judge, one tomorrow and one on ...

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The Week US
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to throw out climate change ...

The Trump administration tried once again on Thursday to get the Supreme Court to toss a lawsuit on climate change, filed by 21 activists between the ages of 11 and 22. The plaintiffs allege that federal officials are not doing enough to curb carbon pollution, thus violating their rights to due process under the Constitution. The activists are calling for major reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. They first ...

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Alternet
GOP Congressman Asks for Sympathy from Drug-Addicted Inmate Because He Faces '$5 Million Worth of ...

Rep. Dave Brat made one of the most tone-deaf comments imaginable to an incarcerated man suffering from drug addiction. On Wednesday, Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) paid a visit to the Chesterfield County Jail to speak with inmates in the drug addiction support group. And unbelievably, in the process, he somehow managed to insert into the conversation that he could relate to them because running his campaign was pretty ...

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United Press International
ALCS: David Price shines as Red Sox advance to World Series

The Boston Red Sox used a strong pitching performance from David Price to defeat the Houston Astros, advancing to the World Series for the 13th time.

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New York Times
Trump’s Focus on a Washington Building Project Draws Scrutiny

The Trump administration has decided to build a new F.B.I. headquarters on site of the J. Edgar Hoover Building, abandoning plans to move the agency to a suburban campus near Washington.

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New York Times
Jim Mattis, Meeting His Chinese Counterpart, Tries to Ease Tensions

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe of China met for an hour and a half in Singapore on Thursday, as Washington and Beijing seem to be lurching from one crisis to the next.

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Reuters
Campbell, Third Point battle heats up, no concessions on the table

Activist investor Daniel Loeb and Campbell Soup Co hardened their positions in the battle over the soup maker's future on Thursday as the hedge fund manager tried to woo retail shareholders and the company's interim chief executive told Reuters that Loeb had left no room for compromise.

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Sputnik News
Connecticut Police Fire Officer Caught Calling Himself ‘Trigger ...

Hartford, Connecticut, police officer Stephen Barone has been fired following the release of a viral video showing him detaining a group of seven young young, mostly black and Latino people and telling them that he is “trigger happy.”

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USA Today
Car crashes on the rise in states with legalized recreational weed

Traffic accidents are on the rise...specifically in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, according to a new study. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.         

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CBS News
Deadly flooding in central Texas catches homeowners off-guard

New rainfall is in the forecast for Texas, threatening hundreds more homes with devastating flooding. Several days of rain have swollen rivers and lakes to near-record levels. At least two people are dead. Mark Strassmann reports from Kingsland, Texas.

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CNN
Man charged with sending toxic letter to Trump

Federal authorities secured an indictment on Thursday against a man accused of sending threatening letters to top US officials, including a ricin-related threat to President Donald Trump.

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Voice of America
US Takes Steel, Aluminum Tariff Fight to WTO

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. The requests, filed Thursday, cover tariffs by China, the European Union, Canada and ...

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USA Today
Meijer: Pharmacist who denied miscarriage drug, citing religion, no longer an ...

The Meijer pharmacist who allegedly denied medicine to a miscarrying woman is no longer a company employee, a spokeswoman said Thursday.         

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Reuters
Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

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.

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United Press International
Roland Bourgeois pleads guilty to hate crime shootings ...

A white Louisiana man pleaded guilty Wednesday to hate crime charges for shooting three black men who were trying to escape Hurricane Katrina.

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Voice of America
US Skeptical of Russia's Newest IS Claims

The United States is pushing back against claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Islamic State terror group is starting to execute hundreds of hostages in Syria, including U.S. and European nationals. Putin made the claims Thursday during the Valdai forum in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, saying IS had taken 700 people from a displaced persons camp near Deir el-Zour in an ...

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Sputnik News
Mexico to Ask UN for Help with Central American Refugees

The Mexican government will ask the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, for help in coordinating an overflowing wave of refugees arriving from on its southern border from Central American countries.

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CNBC
Venmo had a breakout quarter and is at a 'tipping point' to finally make money for PayPal, CEO says

Venmo, which has struggled to prove its money-making ability for PayPal, had a breakout third quarter with volumes surging nearly 80 percent.

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Business Insider
The 23 shows Netflix has canceled, including 'Orange Is the New Black' and ...

Here are the 23 shows Netflix has killed in total, along with their critic and audience ratings from Metacritic.

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The Week US
Kushner reportedly wants Trump to stand by Saudi Arabia and thinks the outrage over Khashoggi 'will pass'

Jared Kushner seems to think the mounting international tensions sparked by Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance will blow over. President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser has urged him to stand by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, thinking the outrage sparked by the suspected murder of a Washington Post columnist "will pass," The New York Times reports. Kushner ...

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Voice of America
European and Asian Leaders Seek to Boost Trade, Security

Europe and Asia should use their combined economic clout “to tackle global challenges such as trade tensions that put millions of jobs at risk” and the threat of climate change, a top European official said Thursday. European Council President Donald Tusk spoke in Brussels as he opened the Asia-Europe summit, which brought together 30 European leaders with their counterparts or top ...

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The Daily Beast
Speed Read: The 6 Most Revealing Parts of the Heidi Cruz Profile

REUTERS/Mark KauzlarichHeidi Cruz is married to the most hated man in the Senate. And she has to live with him—at least, when he is actually around. On Thursday morning, The Atlantic published a rare profile of the woman who is Mrs. Ted Cruz—and the target of what may have been the Trump campaign’s most offensive personal attack (which is saying a lot) during the 2016 Republican ...

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CNBC
Trump's Russia attorney Flood to become White House counsel ...

The White House says the attorney representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation is shifting roles and taking on duties as counsel to the president.

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Huffington Post
California Democrat Invokes McCain To Denounce Islamophobic Attack

"John McCain would be rolling in his grave," candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar said after GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter accused him of sympathizing with terrorists.

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