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Watch live: Trump gives remarks to Heritage Foundation.

President Donald Trump was scheduled to give remarks Tuesday at the Heritage Foundation's President's Club Meeting in Washington, D.C.

- UPI - US

Trump plummets down Forbes 400 list of richest Americans.

President Donald Trump was a loser on Forbes' annual 400 richest Americans list. He was 156 on last year's list, when he was worth $3.7 billion. On this year's list, released Tuesday, he dropped to 248. Now he's only worth $3.1 billion. In 2015, his fortune was worth $4.5 billion. SEE ALSO: Trump doesn't come ...

- Mashable! - US

White man charged with hate crime in black Army officer's murder in Maryland.

Sean Urbanski, 22, of Severna Park, Maryland, had already been indicted by a grand jury on a murder charge for the death of Lieutenant Richard Collins, 23. An investigation of digital material, including Urbanski's phone and computer records, prompted prosecutors to seek the hate crime charge, Angela Alsobrooks, the state's ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Chicago Aviation Dept fires two officers involved in dragging man off flight.

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers for their roles in the forcible removal of a passenger on a United Airlines flight in April, an incident that provoked international outrage. The firings were included in a report on the incident released on Tuesday by the Chicago Office of the Inspector ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victims.

By Tina Bellon NEW YORK - Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said. While there are often few assets to collect from the young men who typically carry out ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies.

By Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims. "There are still some concerns that if the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

NFL policy on anthem kneeling unchanged, despite Trump rebuke.

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK - National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump's anger at their autumn meeting on Tuesday with supporters of the players kneeling outside in solidarity. The NFL did not seek commitments from its players to stop kneeling ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Russian operatives paid real US activists to fund divisive protests: report.

Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Facebook may have included counterfeit accounts on the popular social media platform sending money to fund protest movements in the United States. The Moscow newspaper RBC Daily has an explosive new expose . The report details how ...

- The Raw Story - US

WATCH LIVE: Trump delivers keynote address at Heritage Foundation's President's Club meeting.

Donald Trump on Tuesday will speak before the Heritage Foundation's President's Club Meeting in Washington, D.C. He will deliver the keynote address on tax return for the conservative think tank's annual gathering. 
Watch below:...

- The Raw Story - US

Police: Mother worried about deportation drowns infant, 5-year-old.

Police in Wilmington said they found the children drowned in a bathtub.         


Sanctuary seeker finds refuge from deportation at Colorado church.

Ingrid Encalada Latorre sought sanctuary hours before her scheduled deportation flight.         


Florida governor prepares for violence before Richard Spencer speech

White nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak Thursday in Florida, his first speech since the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. Video provided by Newsy         


Police Round Up Bull on Brooklyn Soccer Field

Authorities worked to wrangle a young bull that got loose on the streets of Brooklyn on Tuesday and eventually found its way onto a public soccer field.         


Residences in these states may soon need a passport to fly within U.S.

The next time you pack for a domestic flight, you may have to bring your passport along if you plan on getting up in the air. Nathan Rousseau Smith explains.         


The most popular majors at Ivy League schools

With many of the country’s best and the brightest split among eight universities, let’s explore the most popular majors among students at Ivy League schools. Buzz60's Elizabeth Keatinge has more.         


130 Years in prison recommended for parents in child abuse case

An Oklahoma mom and dad each face a long stay behind bars after a jury recommended a sentence of 130 years each following the pair’s conviction for what a police officer termed the “worst case of child abuse” he’d seen.         


Debriefing 'revolt' why Iowa loves wind energy

Reporter Zach Toombs and producer Kate Grumke discuss the first episode of Newsy's original series on climate and energy in Middle America. Video provided by Newsy         


Guam archbishop to join talks on settling island's priest sexual abuse cases

Archbishop Anthony Apuron earlier asked the civil court to wait for the results of his Vatican canonical trial before including him in mediation.         


US judge blocks latest version of Trump travel ban

A US judge has barred the White House from implementing yet another version of US President Donald Trump's controversial executive order on immigration, hours before it was to go into full effect.

- RTE - IE

S. Sudan rebel chapter in U.S appoint national leaders

October 17, 2017 - Members of South Sudan's armed opposition chapter in the United States have completed constituting their national leadership committee, marking the start of re-organizing the group led by the country's ex-first Vice President, Riek Machar. “After a long and deliberate reorganization process of the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

DUP and Sinn Féin differ on subject of Bill Clinton talks

Former US president Bill Clinton has met with the North's political leaders during a visit to Belfast.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Drug czar nominee exits consideration

RepRESENTATIVE Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is withdrawing from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

CIA says mistakenly 'shredded' U.S. Senate torture report then did not | Reuters

The post CIA says mistakenly 'shredded' U.S. Senate torture report then did not | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Iran ready to do business with U.S. oil and gas companies: minister

BEIRUT - Iran is ready to do business with U.S. oil and gas companies, oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Tuesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the Iranian oil ministry. "American companies can come to Iran and benefit so Mr. Trump won't be upset," Zanganeh said, referring to U.S. President Donald Trump, according ...

- Sify - IN

Secrets to scaling a startup, from the cofounder who expanded Lyft to more than 600 cities

John Sciulli/Getty Images for LyftIf you're planning to take a Lyft ride this New Year's, look out for a 30-something driver named John. That's John Zimmer, by the way, cofounder and president of the $7.5 billion ride-hailing service. On an episode of Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," Zimmer told ...

- Business Insider - US

A former top military official has a wooden box with a sobering reminder about Gold Star families

New Zealand Defence Force via Getty ImagesLike many users of Twitter, military leaders use hashtags to send out a message, often a motivational one like "#GoNavy" or "#marksmanshipmatters." However, one former leader's use of a particular hashtag has a more personal message — a reminder of the lives lost in US ...

- Business Insider - US

CNN's Jeff Zeleny: Obama Sat With Gen. Kelly at 2011 Gold Star Family Breakfast

President Donald Trump falsely claimed that former president Barack Obama  didn't “call” the families of fallen U.S. services members. This was was quickly met with rebuke from “Blue Check Twitter” and various members of the political media. This morning, in another very questionable political ...

- Mediaite - US

A federal judge blocked Trump's latest attempt at a travel ban

A Hawaii federal judge has issued a new temporary restraining order, blocking the third version of President Trump’s travel ban, Politico reports. 'Although national security interests are legitimate objectives of the highest order, they cannot justify the public’s harms when the President has wielded his ...

- Fast Company - US

Deadly Overconfidence: Trump Thinks Missile Defenses Work Against North Korea, and That Should Scare You

Could a president's overconfidence in U.S. defensive systems lead to deadly miscalculation and nuclear armageddon? Yes, it could.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Trump's Foreign Policy Is Neither Strategic nor Competent

In 2017, the United States is contending with a world whose challenges would be excruciatingly difficult even for the most experienced and well-managed administration. Nine months in, President Trump has demonstrated neither strategy nor competence on foreign policy.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Search on for dozens missing in California wildfires as evacuees return home

By Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Search-and-rescue teams in Northern California combed through the debris of burned-out houses on Tuesday for dozens of people still missing in the state's deadliest wildfires, which have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Herb Percy, allowed back into the Coffey ...

- Yahoo! News - US

NFL meeting kicks off in New York as protesters kneel outside

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK - National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump's anger as their two-day autumn meeting began on Tuesday with supporters of the players kneeling outside in solidarity. Trump's repeated denunciation of the players as ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Louisiana prosecutor creates 'culture of fear' for witnesses: lawsuit

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in New Orleans on behalf of seven plaintiffs, accused Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and his assistants of routinely issuing fake subpoenas as well as jailing victims and witnesses who failed to cooperate. "Defendants' policies are designed to create a culture of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

CIA says mistakenly 'shredded' Senate torture report then did not

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON - The Central Intelligence Agency thought for months that it had mistakenly shredded a massive U.S. Senate report on its use of waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques" before suddenly discovering that its copy had not been lost after all, an agency official said on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Slate.com says Mitt Romney is the hero Puerto Rico needs

An article on Slate.com suggested former U.S. Presidential candidate and Mormon Mitt Romney could be the right advocate and...

- Deseret News - US

ISIS Makes Last Stand At A Stadium In Raqqa, Its Doomed 'Capital'

As of Tuesday, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces control "more than 90 percent" of Raqqa, says U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon.

- NPR - US

Dead Commandos in Niger a Bipartisan Failure of Strategy and Accountability: New at Reason

There are many questions about the U.S. mission in Niger and none of them are being asked on behalf of the public by Congress. Bonnie Kristian writes: When news broke that four U.S. Army commandos were killed by hostile fire in Niger last week, Americans might be forgiven if their first response was, "Where?" While ...

- Reason.com - US

Rand Paul Wants to End Military Slush Fund to Evade Spending Caps, Calls Out GOP Colleagues for Budget Hypocrisy

At a press conference this afternoon about the ongoing budget process in the Senate, Sen. Rand Paul announced that he told President Donald Trump today that he, Paul, "wants to be supportive, wants to be a 'yes' vote" but that he also wants the Senate to "obey its own rules" regarding spending limits before he does so. He ...

- Reason.com - US

Trump's FCC Head Shuts Down Trump Idea For Punishing 'Fake News' NBC

Without calling out President Trump by name, Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai shut down the idea Trump put forward last week that NBC and other broadcasters could be punished for “Fake News” by blocking the renewal of their station licenses, a process the FCC oversees. “I believe in the ...

- TPM News - US

Senate Set To Vote On GOP Tax Cut Plan Later This Week

WASHINGTON — The Senate has voted to move ahead on a Republican budget plan — a critical step in the party's drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code. The nonbinding budget plan would permit Republicans to pass follow-up tax cuts later this year that would add up to $1.5 trillion to the national debt over ...

- TPM News - US

He's Poison

The United States has been in a more or less perpetual state of war since the fall of 2001. That's more than fifteen years. Whether you support or oppose wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and lower intensity conflicts in various other countries, it has left thousands of American men and women dead and far more with longterm ...

- TPM News - US

Hawaii Judge Blocks New Trump Travel Ban Hours Before Set To Take Effect

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted Hawaii's request to temporarily block the policy that was to be implemented starting early Wednesday. He found ...

- TPM News - US

Obama Hosted John Kelly At Gold Star Family Event After His Son Died

White House visitor records from former President Barack Obama's term show that he hosted current White House chief of staff John Kelly at a breakfast for Gold Star families after his son died in Afghanistan. In a Fox News Radio interview, President Donald Trump defended his claim that his predecessors fell short in ...

- TPM News - US

No, the FCC can't shut down TV stations just because Donald Trump is mad at the news

America hasn't gone full-blown crazy, yet The head of America's telly watchdog, the FCC, said he cannot follow up on Donald Trump's threat to revoke the broadcast licenses of TV networks that run unflattering news coverage of the US president.…

- TheRegister - UK

Trump's Iran policy proves headache for EU business

European politicians treated U.S. President Donald Trump's new Iran policy as America going rogue.

- The Daily Star - LB

Donald Trump's travel ban thwarted for third time

A federal judge in Hawaii blocks US President's Donald Trump's third travel ban, just hours before it was due to take effect.

- ABC News - AU

US judge blocks latest Trump travel restrictions

A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week.

- GMA News - PH

Hawaii judge blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted Hawaii's request to temporarily block the policy that was to be implemented starting early on October 18. He found U.S. President Donald Trump's executive or...

- The Hindu - IN

Families of fallen soldiers blast Donald Trump, call him a 'fat f**king liar'

The families of slain US soldiers have lashed out at Donald Trump, branding him a "fat f**king liar", after he falsely said past presidents had never called them."When my brother was killed, Pres Bush listened while I screamed at...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

U.S. mulls potential F-16 sale to Greece: Trump

WASHINGTON - U.S President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration has informed Congress of a potential sale to upgrade the F-16 aircraft in Greece's Air Force, a deal could be worth $2.4 billion.

- Reuters - US