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October 14, 2018 8:52 AM The Latest: Pope declares Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI saints

Pope Francis, center, arrives for a canonization ceremony in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Pope Francis canonizes two of the most important and contested figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church, declaring Pope Paul VI and the martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as models of saintliness for the faithful today. (AP Photo/Andrew 70

October 12, 2018 4:50 AM Man pleads guilty to firing pellet gun at Navy SEALs during training

U.S. Navy SEAL candidates use teamwork to perform physical training exercises with 600-pound logs. (Department of Defense) A man accused of shooting at Navy SEALs with a pellet gun during a training exercise pleaded guilty Wednesday, a day before his trial was set to begin. Scott Weaver, 48, faces a year in San Diego County jail when he is sentenced 67

October 11, 2018 11:00 AM Justice Brett Kavanaugh Serves Meals to the Homeless in Washington, D.C

Justice Brett Kavanaugh isn't letting his first week on the High Court throw him off his routine, not when it comes to charity, anyway. The newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice slipped on a ball cap and rubber gloves to dish out meals to the homeless Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Kavanaugh was working with Catholic Charities to help feed people in need. Cynics 87

October 10, 2018 10:10 PM Bayer gets tentative ruling for new trial in weed-killer case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit received a tentative ruling for a new trial on the $250 million in punitive damages awarded by a jury to a groundskeeper who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. According to a Wednesday court filing in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California 85

October 10, 2018 4:25 PM Iowa district cancels high school classes, citing threat

WATERLOO, Iowa – Police say a 15-year-old Iowa boy has been taken into custody following a social media threat that prompted officials to cancel classes at three local high schools. Waterloo Police Maj. Joe Leibold says the boy is suspected of being involved in a SnapChat message that threatened two of the schools. It alleged he and a friend would make history 61

October 9, 2018 4:11 PM Minnesota teacher resigns over Kavanaugh assassination tweet

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. – A Minnesota teacher has resigned after a message allegedly appeared on her Twitter account suggesting someone should assassinate new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Rosemount special education teacher has since deleted her Twitter account, but a tweet that read "so whose gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh" 53

October 8, 2018 12:00 PM After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump on AF1

WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will fly with President Donald Trump on Air Force One on Monday to a police chiefs' conference in Florida. The flight may give Trump and Rosenstein their most extensive conversation since last month's news reports that Rosenstein had discussed possibly secretly recording Trump to expose chaos in the White 42

October 7, 2018 12:31 PM UFC fighter Nik Lentz congratulates 'homie' Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after match win

Nik Lentz gave a shout out to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after winning his UFC 229 match. (AP/ESPN) Shortly after winning his UFC 229 match Saturday night, fighter Nik Lentz gave his “homie Brett Kavanaugh” a shout out for being sworn in as a Supreme Court justice. Lentz defeated Gray Maynard in a second-round TKO in Las Vegas on Saturday 65

October 6, 2018 1:34 AM Susan Collins is a ‘rape apologist,’ Women's March claims following Kavanaugh support announcement

GOP Sen. Susan Collins on Friday was dubbed a “rape apologist” by a women’s activist group amid her decision to support the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The Women’s March posted a photo of the Maine lawmaker on Twitter with the caption, “This is who @SenatorCollins is” and the words “rape apologist” in a red box across her face. The post also plugged 188

October 5, 2018 12:35 AM Brett Kavanaugh pens unusual essay apologizing for tearful testimony: 'I might have been too emotional'

With a procedural vote on his contentious Supreme Court nomination hours away, Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday apologized for his recent Senate testimony, during which he screamed, cried, professed his love of beer, belittled Democratic lawmakers and peddled in anti-Trump conspiracy theories. The embattled high court wannabe, who’s accused of sexually assaulting 53