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#1
Paul Ryan on Trump tweets: 'Justice should be blind'
CNN Top Stories
 

Trump responds to Bob Woodward's explosive new book "Fear" - CBS US

Trump's nominee says the executive branch is subject to the law. He's in Day 2 of his confirmation hearing. - CNN Top Stories

How is Bob Woodward's book different than others about President Trump and why should we believe it? - USA Today Top Stories

'I'm a popularist': Trump struggles with Bannon's coaching in Woodward book - The Guardian US News

Syria: Donald Trump says slaughter in Idlib would make US 'very angry' - The Guardian World News

Trump not concerned with meeting Rouhani, says Iran in 'turmoil' - Reuters Top Stories

Donald Trump condemns Bob Woodward book as 'con' - BBC World

Carl Bernstein calls Bob Woodward's Trump book 'indisputable' - CNN Top Stories

Trump calls Woodward's book 'a con on the public'; Kelly denies calling president an 'idiot' - USA Today Top Stories

The real reason Bob Woodward's book is so damaging for Trump - CNN Top Stories

Kavanaugh says 'no one is above the law' but ducks questions about Trump - CNN Top Stories

Top 12 takeaways from Bob Woodward's new book on Donald Trump - ABC Top Stories

Seoul says Kim Jong Un said he still had faith in Trump despite difficulties in U.S.-North Korea negotiations - Washington Post World

Trump not concerned with meeting Rouhani, says Iran in 'turmoil' - Reuters World News

Trump battles Bob Woodward book, but agrees on one point: 'I'm tough as hell on people' - Fox News Top Stories

With 'dumb Southerner,' Trump has done the impossible - CNN Top Stories

Trump attacks Woodward book, wonders why Congress doesn't change libel laws - NBC Top Stories

Trump on Woodward book: A work of fiction - CNN Top Stories

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration - NYTimes US

Analysis: 5 things to watch in the saga of Trump and Woodward - CNN Top Stories

Rates of 'despair deaths' higher in Trump country - NBC Top Stories

Iran accuses Trump of 'bullying' other countries into anti-Tehran stance - The Guardian World News

Paul Ryan on Trump tweets: 'Justice should be blind' - CNN Top Stories

Woodward reveals Trump as the King Baby of presidents - CNN Top Stories

Israeli minister: no knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed - Reuters Top Stories

Trump's approval rating drop looks real, and it could be a disaster for the GOP in 2018 - CNN Top Stories

Sessions tweet shows Trump is an entry-level dictator stealing tips from the greats - USA Today Top Stories

Bob Woodward book, 'Fear: Trump in the White House' — The 5 most explosive claims - USA Today Top Stories

John Kerry weighs in on 2020 run, after Trump's tweet - CBS Top Stories

Israeli minister: no knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed - Reuters World News

Trump launches assault on Woodward's portrayal - USA Today Top Stories

Donald Trump maintains attacks on Bob Woodward, calls for changes in libel laws - USA Today Top Stories

Britain's May briefed Trump ahead of Novichok charges: spokesman - Reuters Top Stories

Britain's May briefed Trump ahead of Novichok charges: spokesman - Reuters World News

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran - CBS World

Trump backs off government shutdown threat ahead of elections: report - Reuters US News

Anonymous senior Trump official pens NYT op-ed on internal "resistance" - CBS Top Stories

Analysis: Here are 12 senior Trump administration officials with motive to write The New York Times op-ed - CNN Top Stories

Trump lashes out at 'gutless' advisor who anonymously wrote that aides are saving America from the president - LA Times US News

Iran minister criticizes Trump for focusing on Iran at UN - Fox News Top Stories

Trump maintains attacks on Bob Woodward, calls for change in libel laws - USA Today Top Stories

US 2018 mid-terms in charts: Should Donald Trump be worried? - BBC World

Associate of Trump adviser Stone to testify in Russia meddling probe: lawyer - Reuters Top Stories

Iran minister criticizes Trump for focusing on Iran at UN - Washington Post World

Iran minister criticizes Trump for focusing on Iran at UN - Fox News US

Brett Kavanaugh: What we learned from Trump Supreme Court pick on second day of confirmation hearings - USA Today Top Stories

Trump administration tells agencies to promote negative impact of marijuana use - CBS US

On the hunt for a betrayer, a 'volcanic' Trump lashes out - NBC Top Stories

Supreme Court nominee evasive on scope of Trump's presidential power - Reuters US News

Supreme Court nominee evasive on scope of Trump's presidential power - Reuters Top Stories

Trump aide's op-ed on resisting the president: the key points - The Guardian World News

Trump claims to be Hemingway of Twitter - CNN Top Stories

Anonymous senior Trump official on "resistance" within administration - CBS US

Donald Trump denies discussing assassination of Syria's Assad - BBC Top Stories

Trump slams 'resistance' op-ed in New York Times - Fox News Top Stories

Trump on possible shutdown: 'If it happens, it happens' - Fox News Top Stories

Trump to attend 9/11 anniversary ceremony in Pennsylvania - Fox News Top Stories

Woodward didn't dare write about Trump's accomplishments ? 'Fear' is designed to help Dems win in November - Fox News Top Stories

Pence breaks with Trump on Sessions, praises the attorney general - NBC Top Stories

Trump Weighs In On SNAP Work Requirements Ahead Of Farm Bill Meeting - NPR News

Outraged by Woodward book, Trump comments on libel laws - CBS Top Stories

Trump supporter: Where the hell is Pence? - CNN Top Stories

Trump on possible shutdown: 'If it happens, it happens' - Fox News US

Trump to attend 9/11 anniversary ceremony in Pennsylvania - Fox News US

In The Trump Era, Journalist April Ryan Finds Herself 'Under Fire' - NPR News

In quick reversal, Trump threatens shutdown over border wall - Reuters US News

Trudeau?s tough talk on Trump helps him at home, but could it hurt Canada on trade? - Washington Post World

In quick reversal, Trump threatens shutdown over border wall - Reuters Top Stories

Anonymous senior Trump official blasts president as erratic and amoral: 'I am part of the resistance' - USA Today Top Stories

Account of friction between Trump and Mattis threatens to undermine their relationship - Washington Post World

Times Publishes Anonymous Op-Ed From Member of ?Resistance? Within Administration. Trump Calls It ?Gutless.? - NYTimes US

Pro-Trump candidate Geoff Diehl triumphs in Massachusetts primary, to take on Elizabeth Warren in November - Fox News Top Stories

Books of The Times: In ?Fear,? Bob Woodward Pulls Back the Curtain on President Trump?s ?Crazytown? - NYTimes US

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#2
Kavanaugh says he understands the 'real world' importance of Roe vs. Wade abortion ruling
LA Times US News
 

Brett Kavanaugh to be grilled by senators in confirmation hearing, after day of partisan fireworks - Fox News Top Stories

Hillary Clinton trolls Brett Kavanaugh as hearings launch: He will 'help gut or overturn Roe v. Wade' - Fox News Top Stories

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearing protests are as American as apple pie - USA Today Top Stories

Kavanaugh fields questions on abortion, presidential power on Day 2 of confirmation hearings - CBS US

First day of Kavanaugh confirmation hearings sets fiery tone - CBS Top Stories

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, Tropical Storm Gordon: 5 things to start your day - USA Today Top Stories

Live Briefing: What to Watch: Brett Kavanaugh Hearings Day 2 - NYTimes US

Top moments from Day Two of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings - NBC Top Stories

WATCH: Kavanaugh confirmation hearings begin with protest from Democrats - ABC Top Stories

Watch Live: Day 2 of Brett Kavanaugh?s Confirmation Hearings - NYTimes US

Brett Kavanaugh: What we learned from Trump Supreme Court pick on second day of confirmation hearings - USA Today Top Stories

Kavanaugh faces questions on abortion, executive power in second day of confirmation hearing - CBS US

Brett Kavanaugh proves the Supreme Court swing vote is dead - NBC Top Stories

Democrats make their stand at Kavanaugh hearing - NBC Top Stories

Brett Kavanaugh files: What Supreme Court nominee says about the Affordable Care Act - USA Today Top Stories

Kavanaugh Portrayed as a Hopeless Partisan as Hearings on Supreme Court Nominee Open - NYTimes US

Kavanaugh Hearings Day 2: Senators' Questions To Take Center Stage - NPR News

Mitch McConnell on 'resistance' op-ed, Kavanaugh hearings - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh chaos: The hearing that was Congress at its worst - Fox News Top Stories

Brett Kavanaugh avoids shaking hands with Parkland victim's father - CBS Top Stories

Zina Bash's husband defends accusations of her making "white power" sign at Kavanaugh hearing - CBS US

2020 prospects Harris and Booker will get their moment in Kavanaugh hearing - CNN Top Stories

Social media users falsely accuse ex-Trump official of making ?white power? gesture at Kavanaugh hearing - Fox News Top Stories

Second day of Kavanaugh hearings erupts into tense cross-examination on Mueller, racial profiling - Fox News Top Stories

Father of Parkland victim says Kavanaugh would not shake his hand at hearing - ABC Top Stories

Dems press Kavanaugh on abortion, Kozinski harassment allegations in second day of raucous hearings - Fox News Top Stories

Democrats considered mass walkout from Kavanaugh hearing but settled on disruption: report - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh hearing chaos coordinated by Schumer, top Dems - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh vows independence as hearing churns through protests, rules clash - Fox News Top Stories

Fox News @ Night Shannon Bream On Kavanaugh Hearing - Fox News Top Stories

Cornyn: Respect went out the window at Kavanaugh hearing - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh cites 'Ginsburg rule' in declining certain questions during confirmation hearing: What is it? - Fox News Top Stories

Protesters urged to disrupt Brett Kavanaugh hearings: 'These are not normal times' - USA Today Top Stories

Brett Kavanaugh on similarities to Judge Merrick Garland - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh confirmation chaos offers a preview of what life would be like if Dems ran the government - Fox News Top Stories

Napolitano on the three audiences for the Kavanaugh hearing - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh Hearings Day 2: Abortion, Presidential Powers and Stolen Emails - NYTimes US

Brett Kavanaugh faces tough questioning on abortion - video - The Guardian World News

Brett Kavanaugh sidesteps Senate questions on Roe v Wade - The Guardian US News

A silent protest with a very loud message: Stop Kavanaugh - CNN Top Stories

Kavanaugh says 'no one is above the law' but ducks questions about Trump - CNN Top Stories

Kavanaugh says a 'good judge' must be an 'umpire' and 'neutral' arbiter - ABC Top Stories

Ted Cruz: Democrats haven't laid a single glove on Kavanaugh - Fox News Top Stories

John Yoo: Kavanaugh shows why he'd be a great Supreme Court justice --too bad Dems are all about demonization - Fox News Top Stories

Kavanaugh calls sex misconduct allegations against former judge a 'gut punch,' point to broader issue - Fox News Top Stories

Judiciary chair says Kavanaugh documents are "irrelevant to his being a judge" - CBS Top Stories

Kavanaugh Hearings, Day 2: More Protests As Senators Press On Precedent - NPR News

Sen. Grassley: Outstanding Kavanaugh documents "irrelevant to his being a judge" - CBS US

Kavanaugh to face marathon questioning in battle for SCOTUS - Fox News Top Stories

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Says Trump Appointing Kavanaugh Is Like Bonnie Appointing Clyde - NYTimes US

Kavanaugh says he understands the 'real world' importance of Roe vs. Wade abortion ruling - LA Times US News

Kavanaugh addresses Parkland victim's dad, others attending Senate hearing: 'I have not lived in a bubble' - Fox News Top Stories

Roe v Wade is 'precedent,' Kavanaugh says, but there's more to the future of abortion - CNN Top Stories

FOX NEWS FIRST: Political theater mars Kavanaugh hearing; Facebook, Twitter executives expected on the hot seat - Fox News US

Kavanaugh's daughters should not have to watch their dad being bullied -- When is all of this going to stop? - Fox News Top Stories

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#3
As a Major Storm Tapers in Japan, Fears Grow of Economic Losses
NY Times World
 

U.S. energy operations begin recovering after Tropical Storm Gordon - Reuters US News

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall in Mississippi; 1 death reported from storm - ABC Top Stories

Tropical Storm Gordon roars across Mississippi coast; child killed in Florida - NBC Top Stories

Tropical Storm Gordon seen from space - USA Today Top Stories

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border -- live updates - CBS US

Eye Opener: Tropical Storm Gordon turns deadly - CBS US

See Tropical Storm Gordon looming in gulf from space - USA Today Top Stories

Tropical Storm Gordon lands west of the Alabama-Mississippi border; child dies in Florida - USA Today Top Stories

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall west of Alabama-Mississippi border - USA Today Top Stories

Storm Gordon seen weakening after landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border: NHC - Reuters US News

Tropical Storm Gordon lashes the Gulf Coast - CBS US

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border - Reuters US News

Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border - Reuters Top Stories

Storm Gordon seen weakening after landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border: NHC - Reuters Top Stories

Tropical Storm Gordon roars ashore, but has little impact on flights - USA Today Top Stories

Gordon weakens after storm kills child in Florida - Reuters Top Stories

U.S. energy operations begin recovering after Storm Gordon - Reuters US News

Tropical storm Gordon weakens into a depression - Reuters US News

U.S. energy operations begin recovering after Storm Gordon - Reuters Top Stories

Gordon weakens after storm kills child in Florida - Reuters US News

Tropical Storm Gordon Hits Gulf Coast, Killing a Child in Florida - NYTimes US

Tropical storm Gordon weakens into a depression - Reuters Top Stories

Hurricane Florence upgraded to Category 4 storm as Gordon moves inland - Fox News Top Stories

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output takes further hit from Storm Gordon - Reuters Top Stories

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output takes further hit from Storm Gordon - Reuters US News

Deadly tropical storm makes landfall - CNN Top Stories

Storm Gordon makes landfall west of Alabama-Mississippi border: NHC - Reuters US News

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, Tropical Storm Gordon: 5 things to start your day - USA Today Top Stories

U.S. Gulf Coast ports being inspected after Storm Gordon: Coast Guard - Reuters US News

Storm Gordon weakens as it moves inland of Mississippi: NHC - Reuters US News

Hurricane Florence upgraded to Category 4 storm as Gordon moves inland - Fox News US

Storm Gordon hits near Alabama-Mississippi border, seen weakening - Reuters US News

Storm Gordon weakens as it moves inland of Mississippi: NHC - Reuters Top Stories

Storm Gordon hits near Alabama-Mississippi border, seen weakening - Reuters Top Stories

Storm and Mystics to meet in WNBA Finals - USA Today Top Stories

As a Major Storm Tapers in Japan, Fears Grow of Economic Losses - NY Times World

Gordon makes landfall, child in mobile home storm?s first fatality - Fox News US

Gordon makes landfall, child in mobile home storm?s first fatality - Fox News Top Stories

Hurricane Florence strengthens in Atlantic: Tips to prepare for the storm - Fox News US

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#4
UK says it has evidence to charge 2 Russians over ex-spy poisoning
CNN Top Stories
 

Russia says names of men accused over Skripal 'mean nothing to us': RIA - Reuters World News

2 Russians charged over Novichok poisoning of ex-spy, used fake perfume bottle, British officials say - Fox News World

2 Russians charged over Novichok poisoning of ex-spy, used fake perfume bottle, British officials say - Fox News Top Stories

EU envoys agree to extend Russia blacklist over Ukraine turmoil - Reuters World News

Russia says summit to help clarify military situation in Syria's Idlib: TASS - Reuters World News

Russia's OPCW envoy says Russia had nothing to do with Skripal poisoning: RIA - Reuters World News

Russia's OPCW envoy says Russia had nothing to do with Skripal poisoning: RIA - Reuters Top Stories

Britain charges 2 Russians over nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy and daughter - USA Today Top Stories

British PM May says Russia must rein in 'outrageous' Russian GRU - Reuters Top Stories

Russia says it will fulfill its duty to rid Syria's Idlib of terrorists - Reuters World News

Russia says its military action in Syria is precisely targeted: RIA - Reuters Top Stories

Russia says it will fulfill its duty to rid Syria's Idlib of terrorists - Reuters Top Stories

Russia says its military action in Syria is precisely targeted: RIA - Reuters World News

Estonia says it arrests two on suspicion of spying for Russia - Reuters World News

Russia says summit to help clarify military situation in Syria's Idlib: TASS - Reuters Top Stories

UK names two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent - Reuters Top Stories

'Alone and in fear': ordeal of married gay couple forced to flee Russia - The Guardian World News

Russia confirms it bombed targets in Syria's Idlib Province: agencies - Reuters World News

UK names two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals - Reuters World News

The Latest: Russia denies knowledge of poisoning suspects - Washington Post World

UK charges two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent - Reuters Top Stories

Estonia suspects former officer, father spied for Russia - Washington Post World

UK charges two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals, blames Moscow - Reuters Top Stories

Britain charges two Russians for state-backed plot to kill Skripals - Reuters World News

Britain charges two Russians for state-backed plot to kill Skripals - Reuters Top Stories

Associate of Trump adviser Stone to testify in Russia meddling probe: lawyer - Reuters Top Stories

UK charges two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals, blames Moscow - Reuters World News

Short-track speedskater Viktor Ahn of Russia retires - USA Today Top Stories

Russia confirms it bombed targets in Syria's Idlib Province: agencies - Reuters Top Stories

Britain accuses Russia of barbaric behavior in poisoning of former spy, identifies two suspects - LA Times World News

U.S. and UK stand together in holding Russia accountable for Salisbury: U.S. ambassador - Reuters World News

UK charges two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent - Reuters World News

U.S. and UK stand together in holding Russia accountable for Salisbury: U.S. ambassador - Reuters Top Stories

UK names two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent - Reuters World News

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#5
Powerful quake injures at least 20 in northern Japan
NBC World News
 

Some buildings collapse as powerful quake hits Hokkaido, Japan - Reuters World News

Typhoon Jebi batters Japan ? in pictures - The Guardian World News

Japan battered by Jebi, strongest typhoon to hit in 25 years - USA Today Top Stories

Japan Copes With Aftermath of Jebi, Strongest Typhoon in 25 Years - NY Times World

Typhoon Jebi forces closure and evacuations at Kansai airport near Osaka Japan - BBC World

Typhoon leaves major airport closed and destruction in Japan - Washington Post World

Japan Typhoon Jebi: Kansai airport evacuated - BBC Top Stories

Japan begins clean-up after typhoon kills 11; major airport closed - Reuters World News

Death toll rises as Typhoon Jebi batters Japan - Al Jazeera English

The Latest: Japan broadcaster NHK says 125 injured in quake - Fox News World

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Japan near major city - Washington Post World

Stranded people leave flooded airport after typhoon in Japan - Fox News World

Stranded people leave flooded airport after typhoon in Japan - Washington Post World

Powerful quake injures at least 20 in northern Japan - NBC World News

At least 19 missing, 120 injured as powerful quake hits Japan's Hokkaido - Reuters Top Stories

Typhoon Jebi: thousands stranded at island airport in Japan - The Guardian World News

At least 19 missing, 120 injured as powerful quake hits Japan's Hokkaido - Reuters World News

Japan rocked by 2 earthquakes after typhoon - Fox News World

Strong earthquake hits Japan - CNN Top Stories

Japan begins clean-up after typhoon kills 11; major airport closed - Reuters Top Stories

Japan crown prince says royal visits key to friendly ties - Fox News World

Japan earthquake: landslide traps residents in homes - The Guardian World News

The Latest: Minister promises power back in quake-hit Japan - Washington Post World

Earthquake in northern Japan causes landslides, power loss - Washington Post World

Japan government says quake-hit Hokkaido's main power plant damaged - Reuters World News

Japan government says quake-hit Hokkaido's main power plant damaged - Reuters Top Stories

Kremlin says more trust-building needed for Kuriles deal with Japan - Reuters World News

In a First, Japan Says Fukushima Radiation Caused Worker?s Cancer Death - NY Times World

Japan crown prince says royal visits key to friendly ties - Washington Post World

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Facebook and Twitter execs offer apologies and promises to senators
NBC Top Stories
 

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress - Reuters Top Stories

Facebook, Twitter on defense in U.S. Congress over foreign bids to tilt politics - Reuters Top Stories

Facebook and Twitter execs offer apologies and promises to senators - NBC Top Stories

Live Briefing: Facebook and Twitter Executives Head to Capitol Hill - NYTimes US

U.S. Congress grills Facebook, Twitter over foreign bids to tilt politics - Reuters Top Stories

Lawmakers Credit Facebook and Twitter for Fighting Foreign Influence - NYTimes US

Facebook, Twitter face threat of regulation as Congress criticizes response to Russia, bias claims - USA Today Top Stories

Congressman breaks into auction chant to drown out conservative activist at Twitter hearing ? video - The Guardian World News

Highlights from Congress' grilling of Facebook and Twitter execs - Fox News Top Stories

Congressman drowns out protester with auction call in Twitter hearing - CBS Top Stories

Twitter CEO says he plans to apologize to McCain family over threatening tweet - CBS Top Stories

Facebook, Twitter Heavies Set To Appear At Senate Hearing. Google May Be MIA - NPR News

Facebook, Twitter and Google have too much power ? We can't just legislate ourselves out of this mess - Fox News Top Stories

WATCH LIVE: Twitter CEO Faces Grilling Amid Clash Over Free Speech And Tech - NPR News

Machine Gun Kelly and Eminem rap beef: Twitter reacts to 'Rap Devil,' 'Not Alike' - USA Today Top Stories

Zarif says Trump to 'abuse' Security Council presidency to slam Iran: Twitter - Reuters World News

Trump claims to be Hemingway of Twitter - CNN Top Stories

Facebook, Twitter chiefs defend efforts to stop election meddling -- live updates - CBS Top Stories

Twitter apologizes to Meghan McCain for not acting faster to remove a doctored photo showing gun pointed at her - USA Today Top Stories

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