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House Measure Condemns Trump's Syria Withdrawal

House Measure Condemns Trump's Syria Withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly voted its bipartisan condemnation of President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria.

Feds Arrest Another Man in Probe of Rudy Giuliani Associates

Feds Arrest Another Man in Probe of Rudy Giuliani Associates

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man wanted in a campaign finance case involving associates of Rudy Giuliani is in federal custody after flying Wednesday to Kennedy Airport in New York City to turn himself in, federal authorities said.

Explosive Device Blows Up at Montana Elementary School, No Injuries

Explosive Device Blows Up at Montana Elementary School, No Injuries

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An improvised explosive device blew up in an elementary school playground in Helena on Tuesday just before classes began, authorities said, causing no injuries but leaving investigators to puzzle over what was behind the explosion in Montana’s quiet capital city.

Vietnam Bans Hollywood's 'Abominable' Over South China Sea Map

Vietnam Bans Hollywood's 'Abominable' Over South China Sea Map

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has pulled the Hollywood animation movie “Abominable” from theaters for featuring a scene with a map containing the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line, state media reported.

Turley: Hunter Biden Is 'He Who Must Not Be Named' in Corporate Media

Turley: Hunter Biden Is 'He Who Must Not Be Named' in Corporate Media

Law professor Jonathan Turley criticizes the establishment media's refusal to report on allegations of international corruption against former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, writing that the man at the center of the accusations has become "He who must not be named.

Family Seeks Answers After Texas Police Kill Atatiana Jefferson at Home

Family Seeks Answers After Texas Police Kill Atatiana Jefferson at Home

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor’s call about an open front door “didn’t have time to perceive a threat” before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman’s family said.

1 Dead, 3 Missing after Hotel Collapse in New Orleans

1 Dead, 3 Missing after Hotel Collapse in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning, leaving at least one person dead and three unaccounted for, authorities said.

Authorities Order 100,000 Evacuated in California Wildfire

Authorities Order 100,000 Evacuated in California Wildfire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire raged out of control along the northern edge of Los Angeles early Friday, forcing thousands of people from their homes as firefighters battled flames from the air and on the ground.

George Clooney 'Horrified' by Trump Withdrawing Troops from Syria

George Clooney 'Horrified' by Trump Withdrawing Troops from Syria

HELSINKI (AP) — George Clooney said on Thursday he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds “didn’t help us with Normandy” during World War II.

Martel: NBA Scandal Challenging Every Teenager to Condemn China

Martel: NBA Scandal Challenging Every Teenager to Condemn China

The Chinese Communist Party's attempt to censor support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong has created a moment in which every young American NBA fan is being challenged to reject authoritarianism, Breitbart International News editor Frances Martel noted in a Tuesday morning interview onSiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

Massachusetts Bans All Vaping, E-Cigarette Products for 4 Months

Massachusetts Bans All Vaping, E-Cigarette Products for 4 Months

BOSTON (AP) — The governor of Massachusetts declared a public health emergency Tuesday and ordered a four-month ban on the sale of vaping products in the state, apparently the first action of its kind in the nation.

Hudson: Democrats and Hollywood Are Aligned with White Supremacists on Abortion

Hudson: Democrats and Hollywood Are Aligned with White Supremacists on Abortion

Breitbart News Entertainment Editor Jerome Hudson joined700 Clubhost Pat Robertson to discuss the most explosive facts about abortion and affirmative action in his new best selling book50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know, which Harper Collins released nationwide on September 17.

Hudson: 'Affirmative Action Has Been an Unmitigated Disaster'

Hudson: 'Affirmative Action Has Been an Unmitigated Disaster'

Breitbart Entertainment Editor Jerome Hudsondiscussed the biggest revelationsin his new book, 50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know, which Harper Collins released nationwide on September 17, withhostMatthew Boyle on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday.

'Game of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' Big Emmys Winners

'Game of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' Big Emmys Winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Fleabag” leaped over formidable competition early in Sunday’s Emmy Awards with three awards, including the best comedy actress award and a writing trophy for series star and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Woman Bites Camel's Testicles at Louisiana Truck Stop

Woman Bites Camel's Testicles at Louisiana Truck Stop

A Florida truck driver bit the testicles of a camel at a Louisiana truck stop after the animal sat on her. The driver and her husband entered the camel's pen after their dog went inside.

WSJ: Trump Asked Ukraine's President to Probe Hunter Biden

WSJ: Trump Asked Ukraine's President to Probe Hunter Biden

President Donald Trump repeatedly urged Ukrainian presidentVolodymyr Zelensky to look into former vice president Joe Biden's son— Hunter Biden— and his business dealings in the eastern European country, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Watch -- Jerome Hudson Reveals: U.S. Carbon Emissions at Lowest Level Since 1992

Watch -- Jerome Hudson Reveals: U.S. Carbon Emissions at Lowest Level Since 1992

Breitbart Entertainment Editor Jerome Hudson appeared onFox & FriendsTuesday and revealed the facts the political left and the establishment media refuse face about climate change, which he uncovers in his new book, 50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know, which Harper Collins released nationwide on September 17.

Maine Propane Explosion Kills Firefighter, Injures 6 Others

Maine Propane Explosion Kills Firefighter, Injures 6 Others

A powerful propane explosion leveled a recently opened nonprofit center after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring six other people, including fellow firefighters, officials said.

Parker: Third Dem Debate was a Trip to Crazy Town, USA

Parker: Third Dem Debate was a Trip to Crazy Town, USA

Elaine Parker of Job Creators Network writes at Townhall about the latest Democrat presidential debate, in which the potential candidates outdid themselves in promoting radical big government takeover of all aspects of American life.

Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of The Cars, Dead at 75

Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of The Cars, Dead at 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like “Just What I Needed,” was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.

Video: HBO to Air Documentary to Help Kids Understand 9/11

Video: HBO to Air Documentary to Help Kids Understand 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn’t a memory. It’s history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event’s 18th anniversary treats it that way.

Puerto Rico: FEMA Officials Arrested in Hurricane Relief Fraud Case

Puerto Rico: FEMA Officials Arrested in Hurricane Relief Fraud Case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud in the efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Opera Union Launches Investigation into Placido Domingo Allegations

Opera Union Launches Investigation into Placido Domingo Allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo, saying it cannot be sure that opera companies will delve into them sufficiently themselves.

Brad Parscale: Trump 'Dynasty' will Transform GOP into 'New Party'

Brad Parscale: Trump 'Dynasty' will Transform GOP into 'New Party'

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign manager predicted Saturday that the president and his family will become “a dynasty that will last for decades,” transforming the Republican Party while hewing to conservative values.

Director of MIT's Media Lab Steps Down over Epstein Ties

Director of MIT's Media Lab Steps Down over Epstein Ties

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The director of a prestigious research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resigned Saturday, and the school’s president ordered an independent investigation amid an uproar over the lab’s ties to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

‘Joker’ Wins Top Venice Film Festival Prize

‘Joker’ Wins Top Venice Film Festival Prize

Todd Phillips’ dark comic book film “Joker” won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season.

Hurricane Dorian's Floodwaters Trap NC Residents in Attics

Hurricane Dorian's Floodwaters Trap NC Residents in Attics

A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Friday with a fury that took even storm-hardened residents by surprise, forcing people to climb into their attics.

Hurricane Dorian's Eye Makes Landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Dorian's Eye Makes Landfall in North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) —HurricaneDorianhas come ashore at Cape Hatteras on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, marking its first U.S. landfall since it slammed into the Bahamas days ago.

11 More Women Accuse Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment

11 More Women Accuse Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment

The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera’s 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet’s “Le Cid,” about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right — Placido Domingo, then the company’s artistic director.

Authorities Recover 4 Bodies Near California Boat Fire

Authorities Recover 4 Bodies Near California Boat Fire

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The bodies of four people who died when a raging fire swept through a dive-boat off the Southern California coast were recovered Monday as authorities said more than two dozen others remained missing and feared dead.

Florida Braces for 'Absolute Monster' Hurricane Dorian

Florida Braces for 'Absolute Monster' Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI (AP) — Unsure where Hurricane Dorian is going to land over Labor Day weekend, many Florida residents faced a sense of helplessness as they prepared for what President Donald Trump said could be an “absolute monster” of a storm.

Judge Formally Ends Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

Judge Formally Ends Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge formally ended thecriminal caseagainst Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, but not without a final tribute to the women who spoke out against the financier.

Matthew McConaughey Named Professor at University of Texas

Matthew McConaughey Named Professor at University of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will join the University of Texas as a professor who this fall will teach in the university’s Department of Radio-Television-Film.

Ortiz: Recession Obsession Is Unwarranted

Ortiz: Recession Obsession Is Unwarranted

Alfredo Ortiz of Job Creators Network writes in The Hill that Democrats' "the sky is falling" rhetoric about impending recession is merely a desperate attempt to take back the reins of power:

Camping Canceled at Phish Concert over Plague-Infected Dogs

Camping Canceled at Phish Concert over Plague-Infected Dogs

DENVER (AP) — Thousands of people who planned to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver will no longer be able to because of concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague.

AP: How Jeffrey Epstein Died and What it Means for His Accusers

AP: How Jeffrey Epstein Died and What it Means for His Accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, officials said Saturday. His death angered some accusers who had hoped to confront him in court and see him serve a long prison sentence.

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