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Three babies stabbed at New York childcare center
Three babies stabbed at New York childcare center

Three newborn babies and two adults were stabbed during a pre-dawn attack at a suspected illegal childcare center in New York on Friday, allegedly carried out by a female employee, police said. One woman suffered multiple stab wounds to the torso, while a man received a stab wound to the leg.

Trump attacks Kavanaugh
Trump attacks Kavanaugh's accuser in a string of despicable tweets

President Trump has finally done the unthinkable - and yet it was somehow expected. Friday morning he took to Twitter to attack Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Dr. Blasey has until now escaped Trump's direct wrath - to the surprise of many. But by Friday Trump was no longer holding back. He's come out expressing doubt as to the veracity of Ford's claims and is continuing his ongoing defense of Kavanaugh. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a fine man, with an impeccable reputation, who is under assault by radical left wing politicians who don't want to know the answers, they just want to destroy and delay. Facts...

Rivera on Kavanaugh showdown: This is all about abortion
Rivera on Kavanaugh showdown: This is all about abortion

Fox News correspondent-at-large says Kavanaugh's accuser is Democrats' 'last hope' to derail the Supreme Court nominee's confirmation.

Homeless man charged in stabbing death of ex-Iowa State golfer
Homeless man charged in stabbing death of ex-Iowa State golfer

Officials say a 22-year-old homeless man has been charged with the golfer's murder after it was determined she died after being assaulted.

5 ways Trump
5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt

BALTIMORE (AP) - By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between the world's two largest economies - and the outcome is far from certain.

Audi unveils the eTron with an eye on Tesla
Audi unveils the eTron with an eye on Tesla

German luxury car maker Audi unveiled its eTron electric SUV in the San Francisco Bay Area. It and a host of other European premium auto makers have their eye on Tesla's market. Jane Lanhee Lee reports

Joe Biden: Women's Claims Of Sexual Assault Should Be Presumed To Be True
Joe Biden: Women's Claims Of Sexual Assault Should Be Presumed To Be True

Former Vice President Joe Biden said the claims of assault leveled against

Russia Blames Israel After Losing Military Jet to Syrian Missile
Russia Blames Israel After Losing Military Jet to Syrian Missile

The defense ministry said the plane was caught in crossfire

Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla
Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla's backyard, with assist from Amazon

German luxury car brand Audi on Monday staged the global launch of a new electric sport utility vehicle on the home turf of rival Tesla Inc, and highlighted a deal with Amazon.com Inc to make recharging its forthcoming e-tron models easier. The Audi e-tron midsize SUV will be offered in the United States next year at a starting price of $75,795 before a $7,500 tax credit. It is one of a volley of electric vehicles coming from Volkswagen AG brands, as well as other European premium brands including Daimler-owned Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volvo Cars and Jaguar Land Rover.

U.S. to sharply limit refugee flows to 30,000 in 2019

"We proposed resettling up to 30,000 refugees under the new refugee ceiling as well as processing more than 280,000 asylum seekers," Pompeo said in an announcement at the State Department, calling the United States "the most generous nation in the world when it comes to protection-based immigration." "This year's proposed refugee ceiling must be considered in the context of the many other forms of protection and assistance offered by the United States," he said. "Today's announcement ... is a shameful abdication of our humanity in the face of the worst refugee crisis in history," Jennifer Quigley, of Human Rights First, said in a statement. Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the...

Hurricane Florence updates: 23 dead, including 17 dead in North Carolina
Hurricane Florence updates: 23 dead, including 17 dead in North Carolina

Seventeen deaths have been confirmed in North Carolina and six in South Carolina as a result of Florence.

Why Meghan Markle Is Throwing Her Support Behind a Charity Cookbook
Why Meghan Markle Is Throwing Her Support Behind a Charity Cookbook

Titled "Together Our Community Cookbook," it gathers 50 recipes from around the world.

Polling reveals how Republicans could win in midterms
Polling reveals how Republicans could win in midterms

Polling shows uncommitted voters want promises for the future.

US Coast Guard member reassigned over
US Coast Guard member reassigned over 'white power' gesture

A US Coast Guard member assigned to hurricane duty has been removed after being caught on television making a gesture which some viewers alleged was a white power symbol. "We are aware of the offensive video on Twitter -- the Coast Guard has identified the member and removed him from the response," the US Coast Guard said on its official Twitter account. "His actions do not reflect those of the United States Coast Guard," one of the federal agencies responding to Hurricane Florence which has since weakened to a tropical storm and killed at least six people in the southeastern United States.

Florence topples trees and leaves many roads underwater
Florence topples trees and leaves many roads underwater

Trees and power lines were knocked down by Florence as it passed through North Carolina. This is the scene at Morehead City where downed trees and flooding are widespread.

Chef José Andrés offers recipes on food relief in Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico
Chef José Andrés offers recipes on food relief in Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico

Award-winning chef José Andrés this week laid out his personal account of feeding citizens in Puerto Rico whose lives were ravaged by Hurricane Maria a year ago, amid renewed debate over the government's relief efforts on the U.S. island territory. Food relief in the Caribbean is familiar ground for Andrés, 49, a Michelin-starred chef praised for his cutting-edge cuisine. Andrés' book "We Fed an Island," co-authored with Richard Wolffe, chronicles the scramble for food and water and working kitchens to feed Puerto Ricans who could not leave.

Israeli forces take down protest huts at West Bank Bedouin village
Israeli forces take down protest huts at West Bank Bedouin village

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank (Reuters) - Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition. Reuters witnesses said Israeli forces arrived at the village before sunrise on Thursday and began taking down the newly built protest huts, without touching the Bedouin encampment, the fate of which has become a focus of Palestinian protests and international concern. Israel's military liaison agency with the Palestinians, COGAT, said on Twitter that five "movable structures that were illegally transported & installed" in the area had been taken down.

Brett Kavanaugh On Parkland Dad Snub: 'I Assumed He Was A Protester'
Brett Kavanaugh On Parkland Dad Snub: 'I Assumed He Was A Protester'

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said Wednesday he did not recognize the

US household income hit new high in 2017, poverty rate almost static
US household income hit new high in 2017, poverty rate almost static

US median household income rose 1.8 percent in 2017 to $61,372, according to census data released Wednesday, though the poverty rate fell only marginally. The report followed earlier positive data on employment and consumer confidence that point to an improving American economy near the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Financial Crisis. The official poverty rate decreased 0.4 percent from the prior year to 12.3 percent, representing 39.7 million people -- though officials cautioned this was not statistically different from the 2016 level.

How to Care for Succulents (And Not Kill Them): 9 Plant-Care Tips
How to Care for Succulents (And Not Kill Them): 9 Plant-Care Tips

Succulents are the ideal houseplant, especially if you don't have a green thumb. Learn how to care for them and keep your plants alive and thriving

The Carolinas and Virginia brace for Hurricane Florence
The Carolinas and Virginia brace for Hurricane Florence's impending landfall

1.7 million people have been ordered to evacuate North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia ahead of Hurricane Florence's projected landfall Friday.

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention
Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for 2018 -- with 9.6 million deaths, said a report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). This is up from estimated 14.1 million new cancer cases and 8.2 million deaths reported in the agency's last assessment just six years ago.

South Carolina prepares for Hurricane Florence
South Carolina prepares for Hurricane Florence

Horry County Police Chief Joseph Hill urges residents to take the category 4 hurricane seriously.

BMW drops diesel from North America
BMW drops diesel from North America

It's taken a while, but BMW is finally bowing to the inevitable and completely dropping diesel engines from its passenger vehicle portfolio in North America. It may be one manufacturer and one territory, but where America leads, much of the developed world tends to follow eventually. BMWs with diesel engines will only be available new from dealers in North America for a few more months.

Pope to meet US bishops Thursday over abuse scandal
Pope to meet US bishops Thursday over abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) - With the Catholic Church in crisis once again over clerical sex abuse and cover-up, Pope Francis will meet Thursday with U.S. cardinals and bishops who are demanding to know how one of their own was able to climb the clerical ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians.

Lawsuit over Louisiana school
Lawsuit over Louisiana school's hair policy is dismissed

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Parents of two New Orleans-area school girls have dismissed their lawsuit against a Catholic school over its policy forbidding hair extensions.

Hungary
Hungary's Orban denounces 'blackmail' over EU censure move

Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed Tuesday that Hungary would resist any attempt to "blackmail" it into softening its anti-migrant stance, on the eve of an EU parliament vote to censure his populist government. Orban denounced as insulting to Hungary's honour a report presented to the Strasbourg assembly that accuses his government of posing a "systemic threat" to the democratic values on which the European Union was founded. MEPs will vote Wednesday on whether to launch a procedure that could lead to unprecedented political sanctions against EU member Hungary and deepen the continental divide between centrist pro-European parties and populist anti-migrant forces.

North Carolina braces for Hurricane Florence
North Carolina braces for Hurricane Florence

Maj. Ken Morris from the Salvation Army Disaster Response team talks with ABC News' Gio Benitez about hurricane preparations in the Outer Banks.

Palestinians say U.S. attacks international law with U.N. funding cuts
Palestinians say U.S. attacks international law with U.N. funding cuts

Trump's decision has left UNRWA trying to cover a $200 million shortfall from Gulf and European donors, and has further strained tensions between Washington and the Palestinian leadership. Relations have sharply deteriorated since Trump decided to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital last year, reversing decades of U.S. policy and prompting Arab warnings that it could fuel crises in the region. Foreign governments and organizations, with exceptions including Israel, criticized the move.

The Latest: Ethiopia, Eritrea to withdraw border troops

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Latest on Ethiopia and Eritrea's diplomatic thaw (all times local):

Seth Meyers Dissects 'One Of The Weirdest Aspects' Of Trump's Presidency
Seth Meyers Dissects 'One Of The Weirdest Aspects' Of Trump's Presidency

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers took his magnifying glass to Donald Trump's

Google fights French
Google fights French 'right to be forgotten' in EU court

Google clashed with France in a top EU court on Tuesday arguing it feared for freedom of speech if forced to apply Europe's "right to be forgotten" principle worldwide. "The court is hearing a wide range of testimonies today, which is highly unusual for a case like this," said a legal source at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, on condition of anonymity. The US tech giant firmly opposed the decision, but complied with the ruling by delisting search references once requested across its European domains, such as Google.fr or Google.de -- but not Google.com or domains outside the European Union.

Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history
Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history

Russia on Tuesday will launch the biggest military drills in its history involving 300,000 troops as well as Chinese soldiers, in a move NATO denounced as "exercising large-scale conflict". It comes at a time of escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over accusations of Russian interference in western affairs and the ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. The Russian army has compared the show of force to the USSR's 1981 war games that saw between 100,000 and 150,000 Warsaw Pact soldiers take part in "Zapad-81" (West-81) -- the largest military exercises of the Soviet era.

The Latest: Titans tight end Delanie Walker carted off field
The Latest: Titans tight end Delanie Walker carted off field

The Latest on the NFL's first Sunday of the regular season (all times eastern):

Swedish right and left neck-and-neck as anti-immigration party gains
Swedish right and left neck-and-neck as anti-immigration party gains

Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years amid growing anxiety over national identity and the effects of globalization following conflict in the Middle East and Africa. The Sweden Democrats, a party with white supremacist roots, rose to 19.2 percent from 12.9 percent in the previous election, the poll by public service broadcaster SVT suggested, leaving them holding the balance of power. "I think we are going to top 20 percent and maybe a bit more than that, so I am still hopeful it can go up even more than we see now," Sweden Democrat party secretary Richard Jomshof said on the sidelines of an election rally in central Stockholm.

Fighting child abuse must be Church
Fighting child abuse must be Church's priority: Vatican panel

A Vatican commission on child protection set up by Pope Francis said Sunday that the fight against abuse must be the priority of the Catholic Church and emphasised the importance of listening to victims. The Church has been deeply shaken by a series of child abuse scandals across the world, and the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors was created in 2014 and renewed earlier this year to address the issue. "We make a real effort to bring the voices of the survivors to church leadership," O'Malley told the Vatican's news website on Sunday after the end of the commission's ninth plenary assembly.

Armed groups agree to keep Tripoli ceasefire: U.N

Armed groups vying for control of the Libyan capital have agreed to set up a mechanism to "consolidate" a recently agreed ceasefire, the United Nations' Libya mission, UNSMIL, said on Sunday. On Tuesday, the United Nations persuaded various armed groups to halt fighting that had killed dozens in Tripoli, one of the many sites of unrest gripping the oil producer. "Parties agreed today to freeze their forces' movements, a monitoring & verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire + development of a plan to withdraw armed groups from sovereign locations and critical infrastructure in #Tripoli," UNSMIL tweeted.

Sasse, critic of GOP, says he
Sasse, critic of GOP, says he's 'independent conservative'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse said Sunday that neither his Republican Party nor the Democrats stand for "very much more than being anti" and that's why he often thinks about becoming an independent.

Amber Guyger Named as Dallas Officer Accused of Shooting Botham Jean in His Own Home
Amber Guyger Named as Dallas Officer Accused of Shooting Botham Jean in His Own Home

It's unclear what prompted the shooting.

Death toll nears 40 in northern Japan earthquake
Death toll nears 40 in northern Japan earthquake

TOKYO (AP) - The death toll has hit 39 from a powerful earthquake that struck the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week, authorities said Sunday. One person remained missing in the hard-hit town of Atsuma, where multiple landslides triggered by the quake slammed into houses at the foot of steep hills.

Alibaba
Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being. Ma will announce the plan on his 54th birthday and the handover strategy will stretch over a significant period of time, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper reported citing a company spokesman. Alibaba declined to comment but pointed towards the SCMP story when asked about Ma's plans.

Trump Moves To Extricate Himself From Stormy Daniels Deal, Lawsuit
Trump Moves To Extricate Himself From Stormy Daniels Deal, Lawsuit

A lawyer for President Donald Trump filed a court document on Saturday arguing

Yemen talks falter before they begin as rebels stay away
Yemen talks falter before they begin as rebels stay away

Long awaited UN-backed talks between Yemen's warring parties sputtered out Saturday before ever truly starting, after the Huthi rebels refused to travel to Geneva and fresh fighting broke out on the ground. UN envoy Martin Griffiths said he had held "fruitful consultations" with the delegation representing the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, but acknowledged he had been unable to convince the rebel delegation to even show up for the talks. Rebel chief Abdulmalik al-Huthi defended his decision not to send a delegation to Geneva, calling on his supporters to fight and slamming the government as "mercenaries" and "traitors".

Police organizations urge Nike boycott
Police organizations urge Nike boycott

National Association of Police Organizations president Michael McHale is leading the charge against Nike following the apparel giant's decision to highlight Colin Kaepernick.

'We just didn't make it,' UN envoy says as Yemen talks falter

UN-backed talks between Yemen's warring parties ended Saturday before properly getting off the ground, with the UN envoy acknowledging it had not been possible to convince the rebels to come to Geneva. "We didn't manage to get... the delegation from Sanaa to come here... We just didn't make it," Martin Griffiths told reporters in Geneva.

China
China's exports, imports slowed sharply in August: data

China's exports and imports rose at a sharply slower pace in August, but its global trade surplus remained stable at $27.9 billion amid a heated US trade war, official figures showed Saturday. The US-China trade spat escalated on July 6 when US President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods, triggering a dollar-for-dollar response from Beijing. President Donald Trump threatened Friday to slap tariffs on all of the Chinese goods imported into the United States.

Death toll rises, flights resume, power back in Japan quake
Death toll rises, flights resume, power back in Japan quake

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) - Japanese rescue workers and troops searched Saturday for the missing for a third straight day in a northern hamlet buried by landslides from a powerful earthquake. Power was restored to most households and international flights resumed to the main airport serving the Hokkaido region.

The Latest: Massachusetts, Indiana win Miss America prelims
The Latest: Massachusetts, Indiana win Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The Latest on the third and final night of preliminary competition in the Miss America competition (all times local):

Russia strikes on Syria
Russia strikes on Syria's Idlib heaviest in a month: monitor

Russian air strikes on Syria's last major rebel bastion Saturday were the "most violent" in a month since Damascus and its ally Moscow started threatening it with an imminent attack around a month ago, a monitor said. Nearly 60 Russian air raids hit Idlib province near the Turkish border in less than three hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. The Russian strikes and regime barrel bombing on south and southeastern areas of the province killed at least four civilians including two children, the Britain-based monitor said.

Our Honda Accord Is Hitting Its Stride After 10,000 Miles
Our Honda Accord Is Hitting Its Stride After 10,000 Miles

Just don't remind us how much the windshield cost.

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