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Dallas Cowboys, including owner Jerry Jones, link arms, kneel ahead of national anthem

Dallas Cowboys, including owner Jerry Jones, link arms, kneel ahead of national anthem

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones linked arms and kneeled with the team’s players ahead of the national anthem this evening. On Sunday, NFL players, teams and owners across the league participated in a peaceful protest by kneeling, locking arms or skipping …

As North Korea threatens electromagnetic pulse attack, questions over lapses in US grid security rise

As North Korea threatens electromagnetic pulse attack, questions over lapses in US grid security rise

For more than 15 years, security and intelligence officials — including former CIA Director James Woolsey — have been raising the alarm bells about the vulnerability of the U.S. power grid to an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. Only now as tensions …

Stephen Colbert Nails What Donald Trump's Presidency Is Really All About

Stephen Colbert Nails What Donald Trump’s Presidency Is Really All About

President Donald Trump has continued his attacks on NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem, claiming the issue “has nothing to do with race.” CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert begs to differ. “Wrong,” Colbert said …

Merkel Faces Big Challenges in Forming Government

Merkel Faces Big Challenges in Forming Government

BERLIN—Chancellor Angela Merkel started laying the groundwork Monday for an unprecedented three-way governing coalition, but faced headwinds from conservative allies reeling from losses to an upstart nationalist party and clamoring for a tougher line on …

North Korea Says Trump's Latest Threat Is a 'Declaration of War'

North Korea Says Trump’s Latest Threat Is a ‘Declaration of War’

(UNITED NATIONS) — North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s weekend tweet was a “declaration of war” and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace. It was the …

Trump Evangelical Adviser: NFL Kneelers Are Lucky They Aren't 'Shot In The Head'

Trump Evangelical Adviser: NFL Kneelers Are Lucky They Aren’t ‘Shot In The Head’

A conservative pastor on President Donald Trump’s informal evangelical advisory council thinks NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to highlight racism should “be thanking God” they haven’t been “shot in the head.” Southern Baptist …

How Russia's Meddling Became Facebook's Problem

How Russia’s Meddling Became Facebook’s Problem

Facebook Inc. finds itself at the red-hot center of the investigation into Russia’s clandestine involvement in the 2016 U.S. election. The social-media giant said it has so far found $100,000 in advertising spending linked to the Internet Research Agency …

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Ricans Plead for More Federal Aid to Devastated Island

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Ricans Plead for More Federal Aid to Devastated Island

Puerto Ricans described desperate conditions on the hurricane-ravaged island and pleaded for more help from federal agencies on Monday, with some saying they felt the U.S. territory was being forgotten. “It looks like a bomb went off,” said Monique …

Most Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of North Korea, health care

Most Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of North Korea, health care

Most Americans continue to see North Korea as a threat that can be contained, though the number who say it requires military action has risen slightly in recent weeks. A majority disapprove of President Trump’s handling of the situation, and more voice …

Athletes On The Track And The Slopes Are Pulled Into Trump Controversy

Athletes On The Track And The Slopes Are Pulled Into Trump Controversy

The tumult in the sports world continued Monday after President Trump’s incendiary remarks criticizing NFL players who have protested racial inequality during the playing of the national anthem. While the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals showed …

Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Radio Telescope Suffers Hurricane Damage

When Hurricane Maria raked Puerto Rico last week as a Category 4 storm, it cut off electricity and communications island-wide, including at the Arecibo Observatory, one of the world’s largest radio telescopes. Initial reports, received via ham radio …

Citi Says Get Ready for an Oil Squeeze

Citi Says Get Ready for an Oil Squeeze

Those in the oil market fearing a flood of OPEC supply next year will probably be better off preparing for a shortage, according to Citigroup Inc. Five countries in the group – Libya, Nigeria, Venezuela, Iran and Iraq – may already be pumping at their …

North Korea says U.S. 'declared war' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

North Korea says U.S. ‘declared war’ warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

UNITED NATIONS/BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if …

Hong Kong and Malaysia Looking Better as India Slows: ADB

Hong Kong and Malaysia Looking Better as India Slows: ADB

Hong Kong and Malaysia are proving to be the biggest growth surprises in Asia. The two nations received the largest upgrades for this year among major economies in the Asian Development Bank’s latest outlook released on Tuesday. Meanwhile, India …

New Zealand Election Spooked Businesses, Confidence Survey Shows

New Zealand Election Spooked Businesses, Confidence Survey Shows

New Zealand business confidence plunged to a two-year low in the run-up to a cliffhanger general election, led by fears of a downturn among manufacturers. A confidence index compiled prior to the Sept. 23 ballot sank to zero from 18.3 in August, ANZ Bank …

Hillary Clinton Calls Kushner Email Revelations 'The Height Of Hypocrisy'

Hillary Clinton Calls Kushner Email Revelations ‘The Height Of Hypocrisy’

Clinton, speaking to SiriusXM’s Zerlina Maxwell on Monday, was asked about the news a day after Politico reported that Kushner had used his private account to send messages to other senior officials, including former chief of staff Reince Priebus and …

Last-ditch repeal bill appears dead

Last-ditch repeal bill appears dead

A last-ditch ObamaCare repeal effort by Republicans was all but dead on Monday after Sen. Susan Collins Susan Margaret Collins Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Ryan: Graham-Cassidy ‘best, last chance’ to repeal …

Bannon rails against GOP 'elites' working against Trump in 'Hannity' interview

Bannon rails against GOP ‘elites’ working against Trump in ‘Hannity’ interview

A feisty and passionate Steve Bannon stood up against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other establishment Republicans during an interview on “Hannity” Monday night while doubling down on his support for former boss. “I’m here to support …

Pacific Fleet Commander to Retire in Wake of Deadly Crashes

Pacific Fleet Commander to Retire in Wake of Deadly Crashes

The commander of the United States Pacific Fleet is retiring after learning there’s no possibility of him being promoted out of his current job, he said in a statement NBC News on Monday. Admiral Scott Swift was in charge of the Pacific Fleet during the …

For Trump and the GOP, a bleak start for a high-stakes week

For Trump and the GOP, a bleak start for a high-stakes week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-stakes week got off to a bad start Monday for President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the GOP. A key defection appeared to sink their health care drive anew, while another disappointment threatened …

Trumpcare would kill jobs and make recessions worse

Trumpcare would kill jobs and make recessions worse

To the parade of horribles likely to occur if the latest Republican plan to repeal Obamacare succeeds, add two more: health care jobs would dry up and recessions would likely end up worse. S&P Global Ratings analyzed the Cassidy-Graham bill, which would …

Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not Explain His Violence.

Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not Explain His Violence.

The brain damage was so severe that scientists all but gasped. Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who was convicted of murder, killed himself in prison in April at age 27. An autopsy revealed that he had brain injuries akin to those …

Doctor Who Wanted to Raise 'Sexual Families' Faces More Child Sex Abuse Charges

Doctor Who Wanted to Raise ‘Sexual Families’ Faces More Child Sex Abuse Charges

Prosecutors last week announced new charges against a California neurosurgeon who wanted to impregnate women and raise “sexual families,” according to court documents. Kohut, who was arrested in May, is accused of sexually abusing children over 20 years …

Watchdog: U.S. coalition needs better intel to avoid civilian deaths in Syria

Watchdog: U.S. coalition needs better intel to avoid civilian deaths in Syria

Sept. 25 (UPI) –U.S.-led coalition airstrikes near Raqqa, Syria, earlier this year killed at least 84 civilians, including 30 children, the Human Rights Watch said. The watchdog issued a report Sunday saying civilian deaths from the fighting against the …

North Korea calls Trump's words a declaration of war

North Korea calls Trump’s words a declaration of war

Sept. 25 (UPI) –North Korea’s foreign minister said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump has declared war against his country and Pyongyang holds the right to self-defense. Trump tweeted over the weekend that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his …

Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico struggle to connect with their families on U.S. mainland

Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico struggle to connect with their families on U.S. mainland

Dozens of people on a highway in Puerto Rico resorted to parking their cars and walking around, cellphones in hand, trying to get a connection, nearly a week after Hurricane Maria left much of the island incommunicado. “I’m trying to do web cam but it …

Stocks in Asia Dip as Haven Rally Subsides: Markets Wrap

Stocks in Asia Dip as Haven Rally Subsides: Markets Wrap

Financial markets showed signs of stabilizing after a fresh trigger from North Korea had sent money into haven assets, with focus returning to comments from central bank policy makers. Equities in Asia began Tuesday mixed as gains in gold and the yen …

Firefighters and water-dropping helicopters battle 250-acre fire along 91 Freeway in Anaheim

Firefighters and water-dropping helicopters battle 250-acre fire along 91 Freeway in Anaheim

More than 150 firefighters have converged along the eastbound 91 Freeway near Anaheim on Monday afternoon to battle a 250-acre brush fire, officials said. Several helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft were dropping water on the fire, and bulldozers were …

Steven Mnuchin, a Newcomer, Tilts at Washington’s Hardest Target: The Tax Code

Steven Mnuchin, a Newcomer, Tilts at Washington’s Hardest Target: The Tax Code

Steven Mnuchin is facing the biggest test of his short political career. The Treasury secretary has been working for months to bridge divides between an impulsive president and a fractious Congress to deliver on the Republican Party’s promise of a …

Grand jury declines to indict Bronx man who choked mother's abusive ex-boyfriend to death

Grand jury declines to indict Bronx man who choked mother’s abusive ex-boyfriend to death

A Bronx grand jury has declined to indict a high school football player who came to his mom’s defense and fatally choked her abusive boyfriend, officials said Monday. Luis Moux, 18, told police he held Stanley Washington, 43, in the chokehold for two …

Dallas Cowboys, including owner Jerry Jones, link arms, kneel ahead of national anthem

Dallas Cowboys, including owner Jerry Jones, link arms, kneel ahead of national anthem

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones linked arms and kneeled with the team’s players ahead of the national anthem this evening. On Sunday, NFL players, teams and owners across the league participated in a peaceful protest by kneeling, locking arms or skipping …

Here’s why Anthony Weiner likely won’t have an easy time in prison

Here’s why Anthony Weiner likely won’t have an easy time in prison

He may be sent to Fort Dix. Or he may be shipped to Allenwood, Pa. Wherever Anthony Weiner ends up serving his 21-month sentence for sexting a minor, experts say he won’t get off easy. Federal sentencing authorities told the Daily News that Weiner’s …

Obama tried to give Mark Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook

Obama tried to give Mark Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook

Nine days after Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his company’s social network played a key role in the U.S.’s November election, then-President Obama pulled aside the youthful tech billionaire …

Analysis: Trump's approach to sports breaks with long bipartisan tradition

Analysis: Trump’s approach to sports breaks with long bipartisan tradition

WASHINGTON — Ever since President Jimmy Carter invited the NBA’s Washington Bullets to the White House in 1978, presidents of both parties have used the White House to celebrate championship teams as the embodiment of American virtues of teamwork …

Twitter Promises to Clarify Rules in Wake of Trump North Korea Threat Tweets

Twitter Promises to Clarify Rules in Wake of Trump North Korea Threat Tweets

Twitter said Monday that President Donald Trump’s weekend tweet warning that North Korea “won’t be around much longer!” didn’t violate its terms of service, which it said it would clarify publicly at a later date. Trump tweeted Sunday that if North Korea’s …

Analysis: This is a major political week for Trump. But his NFL feud is overshadowing his agenda

Analysis: This is a major political week for Trump. But his NFL feud is overshadowing his agenda

WASHINGTON – This was supposed to be a big week for President Trump. His hopes of repealing and replacing Obamacare hang in the balance. He’s set to push a major tax reform plan. He’s campaigned hard for a Republican candidate whose Alabama primary race …

Desperation In Puerto Rican Town Where 60 Percent Are Now Homeless

Desperation In Puerto Rican Town Where 60 Percent Are Now Homeless

Irma Rivera Aviles, like nearly 200 others, are stuck at shelter in Cataño, Puerto Rico where conditions are getting worse daily. Nearly a week after Hurricane Maria rampaged through the country, she’s desperately pleading for help, “The governor needs to …

North Korean minister says Trump has declared 'war'

North Korean minister says Trump has declared ‘war’

North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Monday that his country has the right to shoot down U.S. warplanes in response to President Trump’s “declaration of war.” North Korea has “every right to take countermeasures … including to shoot down United …

Democrat Elijah Cummings begins probe into Jared Kushner's private emails

Democrat Elijah Cummings begins probe into Jared Kushner’s private emails

It’s one of President Trump’s biggest criticisms of Hillary Clinton… using private email to conduct government business. But now one of of the President’s own senior advisors and his son-in-law Jared Kushner is allegedly doing the same thing …

U.S. Sees ‘Four or Five’ Ways to Resolve North Korean Crisis

U.S. Sees ‘Four or Five’ Ways to Resolve North Korean Crisis

The U.S. has gamed out four or five different scenarios for how the crisis with North Korea will be resolved, and “some are uglier than others,” National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said as tensions again peaked between the two countries. While …

Model’s gruesome murder: Victim’s trust fund boyfriend sits in jail after years of the high life

Model’s gruesome murder: Victim’s trust fund boyfriend sits in jail after years of the high life

The 36-year-old aspiring screenwriter — who authored a strange graphic novel about a condemned serial killer — has been charged with one count each of murder, mayhem, aggravated mayhem and torture in the May 2016 death of 30-year-old Iana Kasian.

FBI Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Tennessee Church Shooting | NBC Nightly News

FBI Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Tennessee Church Shooting | NBC Nightly News

Donald Trump Unveils Latest Version Of Travel Ban | NBC Nightly News

Donald Trump Unveils Latest Version Of Travel Ban | NBC Nightly News

Frantic Search Underway After A Week Of Earthquakes In Mexico | NBC Nightly News

Frantic Search Underway After A Week Of Earthquakes In Mexico | NBC Nightly News

Risk Of Nuclear-Armed Fire With North Korea Is Real, Experts Warn | NBC Nightly News

Risk Of Nuclear-Armed Fire With North Korea Is Real, Experts Warn | NBC Nightly News

National Guard Units Across The Country Join Puerto Rico Relief Effort | NBC Nightly News

National Guard Units Across The Country Join Puerto Rico Relief Effort | NBC Nightly News

No End In Sight For Puerto Rico Relief Effort After Hurricane Maria | NBC Nightly News

No End In Sight For Puerto Rico Relief Effort After Hurricane Maria | NBC Nightly News

Jimmy Carter Warns Against Provoking North Korea | NBC News

Jimmy Carter Warns Against Provoking North Korea | NBC News

White House Defends President Trump's Comments On NFL Players | NBC News

White House Defends President Trump’s Comments On NFL Players | NBC News

Health Care Protesters Are Forcibly Removed From Capitol Hill | NBC News

Health Care Protesters Are Forcibly Removed From Capitol Hill | NBC News

North Korean Foreign Minister: Donald Trump 'Declared War On Our Country' | NBC News

North Korean Foreign Minister: Donald Trump ‘Declared War On Our Country’ | NBC News

What is a Dotard? | NBC News

What is a Dotard? | NBC News

A Ring That Could Unlock Everything In Your Electronic Future | Mach | NBC News

A Ring That Could Unlock Everything In Your Electronic Future | Mach | NBC News

Miguel Marquez: The Park Ranger Bringing Latinos To National Parks | NBC News

Miguel Marquez: The Park Ranger Bringing Latinos To National Parks | NBC News

Dog Rescued From Rubble In Mexico, After Six Days | NBC News

Dog Rescued From Rubble In Mexico, After Six Days | NBC News

Mexico Earthquake: Citizens Become Heroes Searching For Survivors Among Rubble | NBC News

Mexico Earthquake: Citizens Become Heroes Searching For Survivors Among Rubble | NBC News

Iraqi Kurds Head To The Polls In Controversial Referendum Vote | NBC New

Iraqi Kurds Head To The Polls In Controversial Referendum Vote | NBC New

Marc Cuban: President Donald Trump Must 'Be Able to Take the Blowback' | Meet The Press | NBC News

Marc Cuban: President Donald Trump Must ‘Be Able to Take the Blowback’ | Meet The Press | NBC News

Marc Short: Warriors Were First to Politicize White House Visit | Meet The Press | NBC News

Marc Short: Warriors Were First to Politicize White House Visit | Meet The Press | NBC News

W.H: 'Pre-Existing Conditions are Protected' in New Health Care Proposal | Meet The Press | NBC News

W.H: ‘Pre-Existing Conditions are Protected’ in New Health Care Proposal | Meet The Press | NBC News

President Donald Trump's Poll Numbers Inch Upwards, But Only With Base | Meet The Press | NBC News

President Donald Trump’s Poll Numbers Inch Upwards, But Only With Base | Meet The Press | NBC News

A German Program Is Helping Yazidi Women Rebuild Their Lives | NBC Nightly News

A German Program Is Helping Yazidi Women Rebuild Their Lives | NBC Nightly News

Lack Of Power And Communications Hampering Rescue Efforts | NBC Nightly News

Lack Of Power And Communications Hampering Rescue Efforts | NBC Nightly News

German Elections: Merkel Wins Fourth Term As Far-Right Enters Parliament | NBC Nightly News

German Elections: Merkel Wins Fourth Term As Far-Right Enters Parliament | NBC Nightly News

One Killed, Six Wounded In Nashville Church Shooting | NBC Nightly News

One Killed, Six Wounded In Nashville Church Shooting | NBC Nightly News

President Donald Trump Withdraws Invitation To White House From Stephen Curry | NBC Nightly News

President Donald Trump Withdraws Invitation To White House From Stephen Curry | NBC Nightly News

Hoops To Scoops: Basketball Star Finds Success Opening Ice Cream Parlor | NBC Nightly News

Hoops To Scoops: Basketball Star Finds Success Opening Ice Cream Parlor | NBC Nightly News

Uber Vows To Fight London Ban | NBC Nightly News

Uber Vows To Fight London Ban | NBC Nightly News

Another Mexico Earthquake Sends Panicked People to Streets | NBC Nightly News

Another Mexico Earthquake Sends Panicked People to Streets | NBC Nightly News

Inside Relief Flight To Hurricane Battered St. Thomas | NBC Nightly News

Inside Relief Flight To Hurricane Battered St. Thomas | NBC Nightly News

Hurricane Maria: Failing Dam Puts Many Residents In Puerto Rico At Risk | NBC Nightly News

Hurricane Maria: Failing Dam Puts Many Residents In Puerto Rico At Risk | NBC Nightly News

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