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Xi Jinping 'most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong' - BBC News


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Xi Jinping 'most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong'
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China's Communist Party has voted to enshrine Xi Jinping's ideology in its constitution, elevating him to the same level as founder Mao Zedong. Mr Xi has steadily increased his grip on power since becoming leader in 2012. The unanimous vote to write in ...
China's Communist Party Further Elevates Xi Jinping Bloomberg
China Communist Party Enshrines Xi in Constitution U.S. News & World Report
Xi Jinping given Mao-like status as Thought on Socialism added to China constitution The Guardian
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After delay, Trump fulfills his $25000 promise to the father of a fallen US soldier - Washington Post

Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in car; teens charged - CNN


CNN

Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in car; teens charged
CNN
(CNN) Five teenagers from Michigan have been charged with second-degree murder after being accused of throwing a rock off an overpass that killed a man, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth White, 32, was a passenger in a van that ...
Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from Michigan overpass Fox News
5 Michigan Teens, 15 – 17, Charged With 2nd Degree Murder For Throwing Rock From Overpass Hollywood Life
Fundraiser by Rita Taylor : Burial help for Kenneth A White - GoFundMe GoFundMe
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Government report calls on Trump to act on climate change - CNN


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Government report calls on Trump to act on climate change
CNN
Washington (CNN) A government report released Monday is sounding an alarm over the threat of climate change, and the government's response. The US government has spent more than $350 billion over the past decade in response to extreme weather ...
A Congressional Watchdog Is Warning Washington to Prepare for Costly Climate Change TIME
GAO: Trump should craft strategy to deal with economic harm of climate change Washington Examiner

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Good news, earthlings! Puerto Rico telescope still guarding the galaxy despite Maria - Miami Herald


Miami Herald

Good news, earthlings! Puerto Rico telescope still guarding the galaxy despite Maria
Miami Herald
While the vast majority of Puerto Ricans are living in a technologically deprived state without power and poor communications, there's one high-tech oasis on the island that wasn't blown back to the dark ages by Hurricane Maria. The Arecibo Observatory ...
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on Washington Post
In Puerto Rico, Surgery by Flashlight Is Just the Beginning Slate Magazine
The Latest: Senate Sets up Disaster Aid Vote for Tuesday U.S. News & World Report
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Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush - CNN


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Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US troops attacked in Niger were on their way back to their operating base when they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters, according to Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who provided a timeline of the attack on Monday.
Caught in a deadly ambush, US troops in Niger waited an hour for French air power to arrive Washington Post
'He died fighting for his brothers,' Niger ambush survivor says of fallen US soldier ABC News
Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know Fox News
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Sister of Sherin Mathews, Texas girl feared dead, to stay in foster care for now - CBS News


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Sister of Sherin Mathews, Texas girl feared dead, to stay in foster care for now
CBS News
DALLAS -- The sister of a missing 3-year-old Texas girl will remain in foster care for at least three more weeks. A Dallas County judge postponed a Monday custody hearing until Nov. 13 for the 4-year-old sister of Sherin Mathews to allow their father ...
Father who punished Texas girl over glass of milk arrested day after police find body USA TODAY
Father of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews arrested on charge of injury to child Dallas News
The Latest: Father of missing girl back in police custody ABC News
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Comey Fesses Up, Claims Ownership Of Suspected Twitter Account - NPR


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Comey Fesses Up, Claims Ownership Of Suspected Twitter Account
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Update at 3:05 p.m. ET: The Des Moines Register reports Comey was in Iowa for a family party. Look who's talking. Former FBI Director James Comey, who has cultivated a low public profile since his surprise firing last May, confirmed Monday that he is ...
Comey, on Twitter, Contemplates Iowa's Landscape, Serenity and Sunsets New York Times
Comey's Cryptic Tweets Are Fueling Speculation That He's Running Vanity Fair

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Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson said Trump stumbled recalling her husband's name - Washington Post


Los Angeles Times

Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson said Trump stumbled recalling her husband's name
Washington Post
Weeks after her husband was killed in action in Niger, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson said she is still seeking answers to two questions that haunt her: Why couldn't President Trump remember her husband's name during a condolence call, and why has ...
Soldier's Widow Says Trump Struggled to Remember Sgt. La David Johnson's Name New York Times
Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence call CNN
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The Daily 202: The corrosion of support for First Amendment principles started before Trump. He's supercharged it. - Washington Post


Washington Post

The Daily 202: The corrosion of support for First Amendment principles started before Trump. He's supercharged it.
Washington Post
With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump celebrated Sunday that his campaign to delegitimize the free press is working. The president touted a Politico-Morning Consult poll published last week that found 46 percent of ...
Cutting Taxes Is Hard. Trump Is Making It Harder. New York Times
Frenzy builds as tax legislation nears The Hill
Donald Trump gambled you wouldn't care about his tax returns. He was right. CNN
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