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Moscow blames Israel after Syria shoots down Russian military plane

A Russian military aircraft with 15 people onboard has been accidentally shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft defences that were targeting Israeli jets, the Russian defence ministry has said.<p>The ministry blamed Israel’s “irresponsible actions” for the incident, saying Israeli fighter jet pilots …

Russian Military

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Fake Letter to Instagram Mocking Woman Allegedly Assaulted by SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans have come up with a lot of excuses for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl when he was …

Donald Trump Jr

American Democracy Is in Crisis

Our democratic institutions and traditions are under siege. We need to do everything we can to fight back.<p>It’s been nearly two years since Donald Trump won enough Electoral College votes to become president of the United States. On the day after, in my concession speech, I said, “We owe him an open …

Civil Rights

A New World Marathon Record Almost Defies Description

A legendary Kenyan marathoner has once again redefined what humans are capable of.<p>We were packed into our corrals on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday morning, waiting to start the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, when the announcement came: Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya had just set a new …

Eliud Kipchoge

Apple's New iPhones Have Expensive Hidden Costs

This week Apple launched its new iPhones to much fanfare and looking closely at the iPhone XS (details), iPhone XS Max (details) and particularly the iPhone XR, this is deserved. That said, Apple also made a second, quieter announcement shortly after the launch and it will be greeted with a lot …

Galaxy Note

Bombshell discovery in Dallas police shooting of man in wrong apartment leads to more questions

Questions surrounding the mysterious death of Botham Shem Jean, the 26-year-old man killed by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on Sept. 6 after she allegedly mistook Jean’s apartment for hers, continue to mount, adding additional confusion to an already mind-bending case.<p>Now, two different …

Police Shootings

The Latest: Prosecutors file new Manafort charging documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local):<p>9:30 a.m.<p>Prosecutors have filed new charging documents against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, signaling he may plead guilty ahead of a second trial next week.<p>The charges in …

Paul Manafort

Hundreds pay respects to Botham Jean, who 'shared his love and joy with everyone' before police killing

<b>Richardson, Texas (CNN) —</b> Friend after friend stepped to podiums at a suburban Dallas church Thursday to deliver tearful tributes to the kindness of Botham Shem Jean, the pious and beloved St. Lucia man killed by a police officer in his own apartment.<p>Alexis Stossel said it was difficult to sum up …

Student Government

The Book That Shook France's African Colonial Empire

Over six rounds of voting, the Académie Goncourt in Paris couldn’t decide the best French novel of 1921. Then, on December 14, a deciding vote cast …

Central African Republic

Report: Everybody in the White House Considers Trump an Idiot

It is relatively easy to get White House staffers to leak mind-blowing anecdotes about President Trump’s various derangements, and for that very …

The White House

Bob Woodward Explains in Vivid Detail How Trump Throws Tantrums When Confronted With the Truth on MSNBC's Morning Joe

“I don’t want to hear it,” Trump said, according to Woodward. “... I don’t want to deal with it."Bob Woodward explained to MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that …

World Trade Organization

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Reveals Stunning Records Showing the Trump Admn. Shifted Money from FEMA to ICE Ahead of Hurricane Season

The document shows that $10 million was taken from the department dedicated to responding to natural disasters.MSNBC's Rachel Maddow reported Tuesday …

Hurricanes

Donald Trump fist pumped on his way to a 9/11 memorial service and it's not going over well

Today marks the 17th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, and Donald Trump seems... extremely pumped?<p>As the world remembers the thousands of people who …

Donald Trump
International Criminal Court

Witnesses dispute Dallas cop's account in fatal shooting of neighbor, attorney says

Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside Dallas police headquarters Monday evening to demand justice for Botham Jean, the 26-year-old who was shot …

Texas Rangers

The sheriffs who cheered Trump's attack on the press have long histories of shady dealings, revealed by the press

Last week, Trump invited a collection to sheriffs to the White House for a rousing speech about the evils of the free press, exactly the kind of …

Corruption

Trump to answer questions, under oath, in defamation case

As much of the world no doubt recalls, Trump was recorded in 2005 bragging about committing sexual assaults. The Republican said, among other things, …

Donald Trump

Sessions Urged Immigration Judges To Show Less Sympathy, Setting Off A Firestorm Of Complaints

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday warned incoming immigration judges that lawyers representing immigrants are trying to get around the law …

Los Angeles

'You didn't get our message': key Trump aide Stephen Miller condemned by childhood rabbi

The childhood rabbi to Stephen Miller, special adviser to Donald Trump and a key architect of his “zero-tolerance” immigration policies, criticized his former charge on Monday as a purveyor of “negativity, violence, malice and brutality” who had learned nothing from his Jewish spiritual …

Santa Monica

'Fake News.' Goldman Sachs Denies Report About Its Cryptocurrency Trading Desk That Sent Bitcoin Plunging

Earlier this week, a report suggested Goldman Sachs was backing away from its plans to open a cryptocurrency trading desk, as it was rumored to have …

Cryptocurrency

Nike sales surge 31% in days after Colin Kaepernick ad unveiled, analyst says

The Nike ad starring Colin Kaepernick does not appear to have adversely affected sales, an analyst said on Saturday.<p>According to Edison Trends, a digital commerce research company: “Nike sales grew 31% from Sunday through Tuesday over Labor Day this year, besting 2017’s comparative 17% …

Atlanta Falcons

As allies face indictments, Trump's public speeches become even more untethered and dishonest

When we first started this project for the president's first 100 days, he averaged 4.9 claims a day. But the average number of claims per day keeps …

Donald Trump

Senator: For some strange reason, door was open

Texas State Sen. Royce West gives remarks concerning a manslaughter warrant issued for an off-duty officer who is accused of fatally shooting a man inside his own apartment.

Turner Broadcasting

Professor who discussed Clinton 'dirt' with Papadopoulos may be dead, says DNC

Joseph Mifsud, an elusive professor considered a missing link between President Trump’s election campaign and Russia, may have died during the course …

Donald Trump

Trump Administration Reportedly Met With Venezuela Military Coup Plotters

The U.S. held at least three meetings with Venezuelan military officers before deciding not to help them overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, the New …

Venezuela

Trump hits Apple, acknowledges prices may rise amid trade war

President Donald Trump on Saturday warned that the prices of Apple products may climb as a result of a new round of proposed tariffs against China, and called on the technology giant to bolster production at home to avoid the consequences of an escalating trade war.<p>"Apple prices may increase …

Donald Trump

US officials secretly met with Venezuelan military officers plotting a coup against Maduro

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US officials met secretly with Venezuelan military officers who were plotting a coup against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, both a current and a former US official confirmed to CNN.<p>American officials met with the renegade Venezuelan military officers several times over the …

Venezuela

Republicans Won't Hear What Trump Is Telling Them

For Republicans in Congress, the anonymous op-ed came just in time. The need to question Bob Woodward’s credibility was immediately drowned out by …

Donald Trump

Trump has lost control of his White House

First Read<p>WASHINGTON — The Tuesday after Labor Day came the Bob Woodward book, which portrayed the Trump White House — once again — as chaotic, confusing and a place of infighting and name-calling. And Wednesday brought us that anonymous New York Times op-ed from a senior administration official, …

Donald Trump

Trump Administration Plans to Detain Immigrant Children Longer, Defying Court Agreement

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s administration says it plans to sidestep a court agreement that limited detention for immigrant children.<p>The …

Immigration