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Source: Global News

Russian journalist in coma after being stabbed in throat by unidentified attacker

Today 08:07 GMT

A well-known journalist for Russia’s top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unidentified attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists and opposition activists in Moscow.

Columnist Oleg Kashin, who survived in a brutal attack in 2010 that was never properly investigated, told the Dozhd television station that Felgenhauer’s “blood is on the hands of people from Rossiya 24, too.”

Source: ABC News

Fallen soldier's widow speaks out about 'anger' at Trump’s call

Today 05:11 GMT

La David Johnson, who was among four U.S. service members killed in Niger earlier this month, expressed a mix of blame and sorrow today on "Good Morning America," saying she was "very angry" about President Donald Trump's condolence phone call and upset because she says he struggled to "remember my husband's name."

ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos spoke to Myeshia Johnson, who criticized Trump's handling of the phone call that started a firestorm of controversy.

Source: Washington Post

Four-time Iditarod champ pulls out of 2018 race after being implicated in dog doping case

Today 09:02 GMT

A doping scandal has rocked yet another sport — this time, the competition that calls itself the “Last Great Race on Earth” — the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

On Monday, race officials revealed that the musher whose dogs tested positive was a four-time Iditarod champion, Dallas Seavey. But the governing board declined to name the musher, leading to weeks of speculation.

Source: The Guradian

Catalan MPs to discuss response to Spanish move towards direct rule

Today 08:06 GMT

EDT. The Catalan parliament will meet on Thursday to decide how to respond to the Spanish government’s unprecedented decision to impose direct rule, as speculation mounts that the regional president, Carles Puigdemont, could use the occasion to ask MPs to vote on a unilateral declaration on independence.

According to the Catalan government, about 2.3 million of Catalonia’s 5.3 million registered voters – 43% – took part in the referendum, and 770,000 votes were lost after Spanish police stepped in to try to halt the vote.

Source: Washington Post

New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh steps down after sexual harassment allegations

Today 09:02 GMT

“God has put me here for a reason,” Besh told CBS in 2015, later adding, “If I can use food to shape a better tomorrow for New Orleans, then that’s what I’m supposed to do.”. Lupita Nyong’o describes ‘secretly dealing with harassment’ by Harvey Weinstein: ‘I felt unsafe’. Los Angeles Police Department investigating Harvey Weinstein for alleged 2013 sexual assault

Twenty-five women told the New Orleans Times-Picayune they were victims of sexual harassment while working for the New Orleans-based Besh Restaurant Group, which includes 12 restaurants across two states and employs about 1,200 people.

Source: Fox News

Podesta news should rattle Dems on Russia

Today 09:02 GMT

On the roster: Podesta news should rattle Dems on Russia - Trump keeps up feud with soldier’s widow - Gobble, gobble: Trump moves up tax timeline - Dem House candidates raking in the dough - Everybody dance now! (Not you) PODESTA NEWS SHOULD RATTLE DEMS ON RUSSIA  The most attractive lie partisans tell themselves after a defeat is that they were victims of their own virtue.

With the news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is on the scent of Tony Podesta, bag man and influence peddler extraordinaire, they are being reminded.

Source: Common Domain

Dodgers vs. Astros: How the teams match up for the World Series

Today 09:01 GMT

New York kept the Astros quiet for most of the American League Championship Series, but Houston came alive in the final two games to grab the series.

The Astros did not need to use either Keuchel or Verlander in Game 7, and both should be ready for the first two games against the Dodgers. The back half of the Astros’ rotation is less dominant, but still impressive, with Charlie Morton, Lance McCullers and Brad Peacock all options to start.

Source: Global News

Bob Rae appointed special envoy to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

Today 04:18 GMT

Former Ontario premier Bob Rae promised no miracles Monday, but rather a sustained effort towards finding a way Canada can be part of a solution to the humanitarian crisis generated by ongoing violence in Myanmar.

Rae was appointed as a special envoy to the country and will head there next week to begin gathering facts from officials on the ground as reports now say nearly a million Rohingya refugees have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh.

Source: NBC News

Megyn Kelly reveals she complained about Bill O'Reilly at Fox News

Today 08:07 GMT

Megyn Kelly revealed on TODAY Monday that she sent an email last year to the co-presidents of her former employer Fox News complaining about the behavior of anchor Bill O'Reilly toward women.

Kelly, who worked at Fox News from 2004 until January, said she wrote an email to the co-presidents of Fox News, Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy, in November 2016 about O'Reilly's treatment of women. Kelly's memoir, "Settle for More," had been released that day and included a chapter in which Kelly said she was sexually harassed by former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.

Source: BBC

'My job is to put my arms around a bad guy'

Today 08:06 GMT

Of course, all these atrocities that we are planning are sickening to me.". "The only way that I can be good at my job and have it believable is I try to latch on to whatever part is human... how well he speaks to his mother, how well he financially takes care of his siblings."

"I am a Muslim and I am an American, and I am appalled at what these animals are doing to my country while desecrating my religion," he said.

Source: Common Domain

Republicans Face Tough Decision on Bipartisan Health Bill

Today 09:02 GMT

Republicans returning to Washington will decide in coming days whether to embrace or set aside a bipartisan health bill that has gained traction in Congress, a decision potentially made harder by President Donald Trump’s statements praising the effort but opposing the bill itself.

Appeared in the October 24, 2017, print edition as 'GOP Faces Decision on Backing Bipartisan Senate Health Deal.'. Legislation has enough support to pass, but President Donald Trump opposes it, and that could prevent a floor vote

Source: Common Domain

Tale of 2 brothers: 1 victim, 1 rescuer in Vegas shooting

Monday 18:14 GMT

It wasn't unusual that they were together at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Oct. 1 when a gunman opened fire on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, striking Nick, 28, in the upper chest and forcing firefighter and paramedic Tony, 25, into the role of his big brother's rescuer.

Tony, with the Henderson County Fire Department, couldn't join his brother the first two days, but arrived at the festival grounds at about 8:30 p.m. on the final night after attending the Vegas Golden Knights professional hockey game.

Source: Common Domain

'Brand new, recently stolen': Inside Tijuana's sex tourism trade of young children

Today 09:01 GMT

The emails, being used to prosecute Adelman on charges of traveling with the intent to engage in illicit sex following his arrest this month, offer a glimpse into a niche of Tijuana’s sex tourism industry — men seeking to exploit young children.

The communications indicate Adelman and another man, Kenneth Bigler, 52, of Walnut, separately traveled to Tijuana several times over the past few years, either engaging in sex with young children or intending to do so, according to complaints filed in San Diego federal court.

Source: Common Domain

Trump Says ‘No Change’ to 401(k) Plans Under Forthcoming Tax Proposal

Today 09:02 GMT

President Donald Trump pledged Monday to protect a popular retirement-savings program, promising to leave it untouched in the forthcoming GOP plan to overhaul taxes.

The proposal to cap 401(k) contributions at as little as $2,400 a year and push additional savings into so-called Roth-style accounts where posttax dollars go in and money comes out tax-free in retirement was a combination of both. Much of the revenue it generated would have come from accelerating tax collections from the future into the near term.

Source: Global News

Republican senator calls GOP colleague ‘warmonger’ over number of U.S. military missions

Today 09:02 GMT

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is calling GOP colleague Lindsey Graham a “warmonger” in a tweet that goes beyond a mere difference in worldviews. Paul tweeted Monday “you know you are in too many wars in too many places when even warmonger Lindsay Graham can’t keep track anymore.”

Currently, some 800 U.S. service members are supporting a French-led mission to defeat the Islamic State, al-Qaida and Boko Haram in West Africa.

Source: The Guradian

Hurricane disaster relief: all five living former US presidents to attend benefit

Saturday 20:57 GMT
Source: CBS News

On The Trail: Caribou hunting in Alaska

Sunday 15:27 GMT
Source: CBS News

Chris Rosati, who spread happiness while battling ALS, dies at 46

Thursday 00:01 GMT
Source: NBC News

In the heart of America, K-pop thrives

Thursday 00:01 GMT
Source: New York Times

Michele Marsh, Longtime New York TV Anchor, Dies at 63

Thursday 00:01 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco

Saturday 20:57 GMT
Source: Washington Post

First stand-alone Starbucks east of Anacostia brings excitement — and worries about displacement

Sunday 18:14 GMT
Source: CBS News

Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparency

Monday 17:20 GMT
Source: Fox News

Is America's airline industry headed for a major pilot shortage?

Monday 15:28 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Trump's secretive voter fraud panel is keeping own members in the dark

Monday 15:29 GMT
Source: New York Times

Tesla Plant in China May Be a First

Today 01:32 GMT
Source: New York Times

Xi Jinping Pushes China’s Global Rise Despite Friction and Fear

Monday 18:14 GMT
Source: BBC

7 secret codes and ciphers hidden in music - BBC Music

Today 01:32 GMT
Source: Global News

Ontario college strike won’t hurt international students’ immigration status: officials

Monday 14:32 GMT

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