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Woman heartbroken after discovering her dog wasn’t euthanised for five months after she bid 'final' farewellA woman who thought she had paid for her dog to be euthanized has been surprised to find out that her dog was kept alive for five months after the procedure. New Jersey woman Keri Levy says that she made the difficult decision to put down the miniature pinscher she had owned for 15 years, but was astonished to receive an anonymous tip five months later that her pup was still alive. “It broke my heart in a way like my heart has never been broken,” Ms Levy told ABC News.


Stephen Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room won't be rented out again, raising the question: What will happen to it?The hotel room from which Stephen Paddock gunned down almost 60 people at a music festival in Las Vegas will no longer be rented out to the public, the hotel has said. The company did not provide any details about what it would do with the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Adam Lankford, a professor of criminology at the University of Alabama, said MGM had the right idea in shutting down the hotel room.


The Funniest Tweets From Parents This WeekKids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways.


Public Enemy's Chuck D: Donald Trump Is 'The Epitome Of A White Supremacist'Chuck D did not hold back with his latest criticism of Donald Trump, calling the president “the epitome of a white supremacist.”


Ex-Nazi death camp guard, 96, charged with complicityGerman prosecutors on Friday charged a 96-year-old former SS guard at a Nazi death camp with complicity in the murder of detainees, in one of the last criminal cases linked to the Holocaust. The man, who was not named, was 22 years old when he worked at the extermination camp Majdanek in occupied Poland between August 1943 and January 1944. "According to available information, the accused, as well as other SS members of the camp, knew about the cruelty of the organised mass killings," said prosecutors in the western German city of Frankfurt.


A liberal is a conservative whose house just floodedSome Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.


Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing copATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A convicted cop killer who sued Alabama over its lethal injection method was put to death, but not before he cursed at the state and said: "I hate you."


End of Australia auto-making sector as Holden closes doorsThe last car rolled off the production line of Australian automaker Holden on Friday, marking the demise of a national industry unable to stand up to global competition. The closure of the Elizabeth plant in South Australia is the end of an era for Holden, which first started in the state as a saddlery business in 1856 and made the nation's first mass-produced car in 1948. The brand has long been an Australian household name, with 1970s commercials singing that "football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars" were part of the nation's identity.


Trump's Gold Star controversy tramples on sacred groundWhite House chief of staff John Kelly defended President Trump's call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger. But the controversy has sullied the sacred ritual of honoring the nation's war casualties.


Sonoma Sheriff Battles With ICE Over Misinformation On California WildfiresAs firefighters in Northern California battle ongoing wildfires, the Sonoma County sheriff is facing a different battle: fighting misinformation about the fires.


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White House slams Rep. Wilson as 'all hat, no cattle'
Politico
The White House on Friday aggressively defended chief of staff John Kelly's accusations against a Florida congresswoman, denying that he had misrepresented her remarks during a FBI field office dedication and slamming the famously behatted Rep.
John Kelly's defense of Trump was absurd. And he surely knows it.Washington Post
Kelly erroneously claimed congresswoman took credit for building funding, video showsCNN
White House chief of staff John Kelly falsely claimed Florida Rep. Wilson bragged about FBI building fundsNew York Daily News
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 7:18 pm

Boston Herald

3 Men Arrested After Shooting at Richard Spencer's University of Florida Speech
TIME
Police on Friday arrested three Texas men who were allegedly involved in a shooting that broke out right after white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida. The Gainesville Police Department said Tyler Tenbrink, 28, William ...
White Nationalist Undeterred by Boos on Latest College StopU.S. News & World Report
Georgia student sues over refusal to let white nationalist Richard Spencer speak at PSUPittsburgh Post-Gazette
3 Texas men who chanted 'Heil Hitler' charged in shooting after Spencer speechOrlando Sentinel
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 7:01 pm

Los Angeles Times

Missing couple in Joshua Tree died in murder-suicide, investigators say
Los Angeles Times
A couple who disappeared in Joshua Tree National Park nearly three months ago died in a murder-suicide, authorities said Friday. Investigators say Joseph Orbeso, 22, shot and killed his girlfriend, Rachel Nguyen, 20, and then turned the gun on himself, ...
Gunshot wounds found on bodies identified as missing hikers in Joshua TreeKABC-TV
Murder, Suicide Killed Embracing Hikers, Coroner SaysPatch.com
Missing Joshua Tree Hikers Died In Murder-Suicide, Autopsy FindsCBS Los Angeles

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Posted: October 20, 2017, 6:26 pm

Newsweek

South Korea's New 'Frankenmissile' Would Take Out North Korea's Kim Jong Un and His Nuclear Weapons
Newsweek
Just in time for Halloween, South Korea's army said it's looking to build a new monster missile capable of wiping out major North Korean political and military installations in the event of an all-out war between the belligerent neighbors. South Korea ...
North Korea is a nuclear state — US foreign policy must recognize thatThe Hill
North Korea's 'stressed' nuclear test mountain on verge of collapseFox News
North Korea's Nuclear Tests Could Be Changing the Country's GeologyTIME
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 5:36 pm

Salon

Fox News' Trump-loving Navy SEAL is a total fraud
Salon
When Fox News ran a story on October 8 about John Garofalo — a self-described decorated Vietnam War Navy SEAL who had created a giant presidential glass seal for President Donald Trump — it was, at least to the network, a darling, inspiring piece of ...
Fox News Duped By Phony Military Hero, Removes False StoryBloomberg
Fox News apologizes for featuring a pro-Trump 'war hero' who lied about his military serviceBusiness Insider
A Vietnam 'Hero' Featured on FOX News Admits He's a FraudVICE
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 5:24 pm

Washington Post

US-led coalition declares ISIS forces vanquished, battle for Raqqa over
Washington Post
BEIRUT — The U.S.-led coalition said Friday that the capture of the Islamic State's onetime Syria capital of Raqqa marked a turning point in the fight against the extremist group, effectively declaring an end to the military operation there. A U.S ...
US-backed forces declare "victory" over ISIS in RaqqaCBS News
Syrians declare 'total liberation' of Raqqa from ISISThe Hill
The Bloody End of the Islamic State's Utopian DreamThe Atlantic
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 3:42 pm

Hollywood Reporter

TV Academy to Vote on Weinstein Ouster in November
Hollywood Reporter
The board of governors discussed the mountain of sexual harassment and assault accusations against the producer at a Thursday meeting. Six days after he was ousted by the Motion Picture Academy, Harvey Weinstein faces similar expulsion from the ...
Ronan Farrow skipped his sister's wedding to report the Harvey Weinstein exposeBusiness Insider
Tarantino on Weinstein: 'I Knew Enough to Do More Than I Did'New York Times

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Posted: October 20, 2017, 2:40 pm

Washington Post

Paul Ryan's got jokes about President Trump
Washington Post
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has a complex relationship with President Trump. He's more or less settled into a tri-pronged approach: Publicly support the president as much as possible, publicly disagree with the president only when he has to and ...
Ryan roasts Trump, Schumer at NYC political dinnerCNN
At Al Smith Dinner, Paul Ryan's Best Jokes Are Aimed at TrumpNew York Times
Ryan says tax overhaul will include a bracket aimed at the wealthyLos Angeles Times
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 1:25 pm

Washington Post

The Finance 202: Now, the hard part: Writing a tax bill
Washington Post
THE TICKER. Want to understand tax reform? Get our daily tip sheet here. Senate Republicans just paved their yellow brick road to a $1.5 trillion tax cut. After an anticlimactic vote-a-rama on Thursday evening, the upper chamber voted along party lines ...
Republicans Passed a Budget Bill. What Does That Mean for Tax Overhaul?New York Times
Trump curveballs give Congress whiplashThe Hill
What to watch on the GOP budget and tax reformPolitico
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Posted: October 20, 2017, 12:18 pm