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Hogan: Health care law repeal doesn't work for Maryland

While emphasizing the need to fix the Affordable Care Act, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday he opposed a revived Republican effort to repeal the health law, arguing that it would cost Maryland more than $2 billion a year "while directly jeopardizing the health care of our citizens." The propos

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 22:41:00

Emmys Axed Obama Cameo, Long Before Sean Spicer Appearance (Exclusive)

Insider says a guest spot by the then-president was deemed too "political" Itay Hod, provided by People on the left and right alike criticized all the politics at this year's Emmy Awards. But TheWrap has learned exclusively that in 2013, the show skirted politics by cutting at the last minute a sket

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:38:37

The CNN wiretap 'bombshell' that wasn't

When the mainstream media catches up to its previous reporting, is it really a bombshell? That's the lingering question in the wake of yesterday's report from CNN that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was wiretapped under the auspices of FISA. Media figures like CNN's Brian Stelter and A

CONSERVATIVEREVIEW.COM - 2017-09-19 22:38:00

Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit back

AP - 2017-09-19 22:32:24

Global differences abound as leaders address UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - This year's U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's president urged world leaders to work together, while America's emphasized nations' own sovereignty. And U.N. Secre

AP - 2017-09-19 22:32:04

Cryptic Mattis Says US Has Weapons to Strike DPRK Without Endangering Seoul

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has hinted that the US has secret weapons that could devastate North Korea without endangering the South Korean capital city of Seoul. The North Korean crisis has proven frustrating to the American military: despite the enormous gap in power between the two nations,

SPUTNIKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

'What Happened': We've All Been Asking Ourselves That, And Clinton Has The Painful Answers

Oh boy. Where to start with this book? For starters, it's going to annoy a lot of people. And I'm not going to lie - some of it hurts. Clinton writes that when she watches Trump on the news, or reads about him in the papers, it's like picking at a scab. The book is a bit like that. It's an often pai

PAJIBA - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Laura Ingraham joins Fox News; Sean Hannity show moves time slot

Fox News announced on Monday that Ingraham will host "The Ingraham Angle" at 10 p.m. slot, bumping host Sean Hannity up to 9 p.m. The conservative radio host is finally joining FNC, which has given her the 10 p.m. ET timeslot. Maria strengthens into risky Category 4 hurricane We have 500 shelters,

RAWGISTAFRICA.COM - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

York Co. museum exec stands by call to cancel Civil War-era event in face of criticism

ROCK HILL Despite public criticism on social media of the decision to cancel a Civil War-era event at Historic Brattonsville, a top York County museum leader said he stands by his call. Carey Tilley, executive director of the Culture & Heritage Museums of York County, said Tuesdsay that public re

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:29:00

Forced From Home brings refugee crisis into sharp focus for Utahns

All they want is to go home and be safe. But that isn't possible, so they run for their lives - many don't make it. Utahns can get a glimpse into the desperate lives of refugees and the difficult circumstances they face each day through a interactive exhibition at Salt Lake City's Library Plaza ca

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:23:24

Threats and diplomacy at the UN

Fire and fury or diplomacy.... the stick or the carrot.... two visions of the world have been on show at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. US President Donald Trump gave a hard edged debut speech to the gathering warning of the threat of so-called "rogue nation" North Korea, and adopt

EURONEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:22:34

Just Curious: Who was Carl Vinson?

We were "just curious" about who Carl Vinson was and what roles he played to earn the honor of having buildings and bridges named after him, a memorial on Coleman Hill and exhibits in locations around Georgia. William P. Head is a historian at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins. He says Vinson w

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 22:20:28

Republican Donors Are Helping Cover Trump's Legal Bills

President Trump, whose surname became a byword for gilded opulence in the 1980s and 1990s, is reportedly leaning on his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay legal fees stemming from the Russia investigation. Reuters reported on Tuesday that Trump's legal team had received

THE ATLANTIC - 2017-09-19 22:20:13

'Dreamers' sue Trump over DACA, allege 'bias against Mexicans'

Six "Dreamers" have filed a lawsuit challenging President Trump's move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.Calling the move a "cruel bait and switch," the lawsuit alleges that Trump's decision was "motivated by unconstitutional bias against Mexicans and Latinos." Six "Dr

CAMPUS REFORM - 2017-09-19 22:19:00

James Corden apologises for 'ass-kissing' Sean Spicer at the Emmys

Were you upset by that photo of Late Late Show host James Corden planting a kiss on President Donald Trump's former press secretary, Sean Spicer, at the Emmy Awards? Corden is well-aware of the criticism and addressed the controversy on his show overnight. The photo sparked backlash the day after th

BRISBANE TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:17:47

Trump threat to close U.S. Embassy in Havana is setback to diplomacy gains

Whoever is responsible for the creepy sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats and their families in Havana wanted one thing: for Americans to leave Cuba. Whether the culprit is the Cuban government or a rogue arm of the regime acting on its own - or a third party like Russia (fill in the blanks for other en

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:17:00

LePage says 'corporate greed' driving up lumber prices in hurricanes' wake

Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma - and with two more months of hurricane season to go. The Republican governor blames "corporate greed" for d

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-19 22:16:46

Nevada assemblyman announces bid for secretary of state

LAS VEGAS - A two-term Nevada state lawmaker from Las Vegas says he'll run as a Democrat next year against the incumbent Republican secretary of state. Assemblyman Nelson Araujo (ah-RAU'-hoh) made the announcement Monday in a statement pointing to national political battles over voter identification

LASVEGAS NOW - 2017-09-19 22:16:22

Good People in Bad Times

Hurricane Irma damage on Summerland Key, perhaps the hardest hit Key. Photo credit: Dan Chapman, USFWS. A good friend of mine from childhood recently forwarded one of those Internet commentaries about the human response to the devastation of millions of American lives by extreme weather in a time o

SHEPHERDEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:15:46

Virginia Democrat Slams Republican Opponent For Assisting Job-Killing Companies

In Virginia's contentious gubernatorial race, Democrat Ralph Northam has identified what he sees as a new vulnerability in Republican Ed Gillespie's political consulting work: His clients included major corporations that laid off Virginia workers. Gillespie or his firms previously advised Bank of Am

YAHOO! - 2017-09-19 22:15:42