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California gunman's mom says he told her "it's all over now"

The mother of a gunman who shot 14 people, killing four, said he called her the day before the rampage in Northern California to say he was weary of constant feuding with his neighbors and felt like he "was on a cliff and there's nowhere to go."

Watch This GOP Congressman Literally Run Away From Questions About Roy Moore
Watch This GOP Congressman Literally Run Away From Questions About Roy Moore

desperately wants nothing to do with questions about allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Janssen drops U.S. lawsuit against Samsung Bioepis' Remicade copy

A unit of healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson has dropped a lawsuit it filed to block a copy of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade produced by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd from being sold in the United States. Janssen Biotech Inc, in a document to the U.S. District Court of New Jersey dated Friday and seen by Reuters, voluntarily dismissed its suit to block Samsung Bioepis' biosimilar of Remicade from sale. Remicade is Johnson & Johnson's biggest selling drug, with U.S. sales of about $5 billion a year.

Fifth woman accuses US Republican candidate of sexual misconduct
Fifth woman accuses US Republican candidate of sexual misconduct

A fifth woman on Monday accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, claiming he assaulted her when she was a teenager, as the evangelical conservative came under mounting party pressure to quit the Alabama election. Nelson, who is now a 55-year-old businesswoman in Alabama, told reporters in New York that Moore, a regular in the restaurant where she worked, one night offered to drive her home after she finished her shift. Moore then groped her and squeezed her neck, attempting to force her head onto his crotch, she said, reading from a prepared statement alongside celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred, who has represented women who accused felled Hollywood mogul Harvey...

Lebanon
Lebanon's Hariri shackled by bigger outside forces

By Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Nothing so encapsulated the political shackles in which Saad al-Hariri has operated as Lebanon's prime minister as the way he resigned in a televised statement made from Saudi Arabia. The dependence of their leaders on powerful external patrons is nothing new in Lebanon, where regional powers from Saudi Arabia to Iran have long tussled for geopolitical advantage. In an interview on Sunday, he said he will return to Lebanon in the coming days and might reconsider his resignation.

The Latest: Iran-Iraq quake death toll hits 430 in Iran
The Latest: Iran-Iraq quake death toll hits 430 in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The Latest on a powerful earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border (all times local):

Roy Moore
Roy Moore's Base Is Sticking With Him, Attacking Those Who Attack Him

WASHINGTON ― Even as Roy Moore's campaign for Senate in Alabama has been rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct against him, many of the candidate's most fervent supporters aren't ready to abandon ship. A group of over 50 pastors, who endorsed Moore in August, published a letter Monday renewing their support for his campaign. "Roy Moore has been an immovable rock in the culture wars," the letter, posted by Moore's wife and later published on AL.com, read.

Videos show officer-involved shooting after high speed chase
Videos show officer-involved shooting after high speed chase

Police in Providence, Rhode Island, released footage of a deadly officer-involved shooting on a highway on Oct. 9.

West Virginia police seek inmate missed in 3 head counts

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia authorities are still searching for an inmate who wasn't discovered missing until nearly two days after he escaped from the Charleston jail.

Cops: Idaho woman intentionally drove off cliff with 3 kids
Cops: Idaho woman intentionally drove off cliff with 3 kids

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho woman who drove her sport utility vehicle off a cliff and into a reservoir in a crash last year that killed her and her three young children did so deliberately, officials said Friday.

Iraq halts troops tasked to retake land from Kurdish control
Iraq halts troops tasked to retake land from Kurdish control

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Prime Minister on Friday issued a 24-hour suspension of the movement of troops who are deployed in Iraq's north to bring territory held by Kurdish forces back under federal control.

Women's March leaders take message to Detroit as Women's Convention begins
Women's March leaders take message to Detroit as Women's Convention begins

The Women's Convention was organized by the leaders of January's Women's March. Nine months after women marched through the streets of Washington DC and cities across the country wearing pink knit hats and carrying feminist placards, thousands will gather this weekend in Detroit for a three-day convention to chart a path forward for the nascent "resistance" movement in the US. The Women's Convention, which takes place at the Cobo Center from Friday to Sunday, was organized by the leaders of the Women's March, the 21 January protest that, largely unexpectedly, turned into one of the largest mass demonstrations in US history.

Why the U.S. Intelligence Community Fears Russia's Growing Military Might
Why the U.S. Intelligence Community Fears Russia's Growing Military Might

Over the longer term, Russia does harbor aspirations to once again become a great power as it was during the Russian Empire and later in the Soviet-era--if the DIA's analysis proves to be correct. The Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency has released a new assessment of Russian military power-reviving a Cold War-era practice. The agency concludes that the modern Russian military builds upon its Soviet heritage but has modernized its capabilities and doctrine for the present day.

Trump Says 'Watergate Modern Age' Is All Obama's Fault
Trump Says 'Watergate Modern Age' Is All Obama's Fault

"I think the uranium sale to Russia and the way it was done so underhanded with tremendous amounts of money being passed, I think that's Watergate modern age," Trump said.

Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Repairing Hurricane Harvey-Damaged Homes
Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Repairing Hurricane Harvey-Damaged Homes

Two Months after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, a 31-year-old man has died after he contracted the rare flesh-eating disease necrotizing fasciitis.

Paul Ryan Tells Conservatives DACA Will Be Part Of Spending Deal
Paul Ryan Tells Conservatives DACA Will Be Part Of Spending Deal

privately conceded to a group of House conservatives on Tuesday that he plans to include a legislative fix for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children in a year-end spending deal.

Kenya police disperse demonstrators as Odinga tempers poll protest call
Kenya police disperse demonstrators as Odinga tempers poll protest call

By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police used bullets and teargas on Tuesday to disperse a small demonstration in Nairobi two days before elections, as the main opposition leader appeared to row back from a call for his supporters to hold protests during the vote. In the western city of Kisumu, around 2,000 demonstrators marched on the election board offices, witnesses said, responding to Raila Odinga's appeal for protests against Thursday's repeat presidential ballot. Odinga is boycotting the contest against incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta.

On Fox News, a Shameful Silence
On Fox News, a Shameful Silence

Sexual misconduct apparently only matters to Fox News when it is perpetrated by a Democrat.

US diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entry
US diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entry

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A U.S. diplomat apologized to Indonesia's government Monday after the top Indonesian general was prevented from traveling to Washington, but a Jakarta official said the country expected a complete explanation.

WHO chief now
WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

GENEVA (AP) - After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador."

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