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October 18, 2017 2:26 AM Twelve days of silence, then a swipe at Obama: How Trump handled four dead soldiers

On Oct. 4, the day four U.S. Special Forces soldiers were gunned down at the border of Niger and Mali in the deadliest combat incident since President Trump took office, the commander in chief was lighting up Twitter with attacks on the “fake news” media. The next day, when the remains of the first soldiers reached Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, Trump 91

October 18, 2017 2:19 AM WATCH: Cubs bullpen breaks into dance after Schwarber's home run vs. Dodgers

The Cubs got off to a hot start in Game 3 of the NLCS against the Dodgers in Chicago, and so did the team's dance crew in the bullpen. Following Kyle Schwarber's first-inning home run to give the Cubbies an early 1-0 lead, the relief pitchers in the bullpen got loose in their own special way. There is quite a lot going on here, but most of it is exceptional 57

October 17, 2017 11:01 PM Brazil's Senate confronts court, returns suspended lawmaker

SAO PAULO – Brazil's Senate has rejected a decision of the country's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post. Ex-presidential candidate Aecio Neves was returned to the Senate by a 44-to-26 vote Tuesday, weeks after Brazil's Supreme Court suspended him and ordered him put under house arrest. The conservative politician who barely lost the presidency 65

October 17, 2017 7:35 PM U.S.-Backed Forces Say They Have Taken Raqqa, Islamic State’s Last Urban Stronghold

Syrian Democratic Forces say four-month battle for de facto capital is over BEIRUT—U.S.-backed forces said Tuesday they have captured Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, driving the extremists from a Syrian city that became synonymous with their reign of terror and was used as a nerve center to stage attacks on the West. The Kurdish-led Syrian 53

October 17, 2017 11:59 AM Trump’s False Claim About Obama and Fallen Service Members

President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Monday that former President Barack Obama didn't call the families of fallen service members. "If you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn't make calls — a lot of them didn't make calls — I like to make calls when it's appropriate," Trump said at a press conference in the Rose Garden 153

October 16, 2017 11:06 PM Nordstrom Family Suspends Effort to Take Retailer Private

Family has told board it would resume plans to go private after holiday season The Nordstrom family has suspended efforts to take Nordstrom Inc. private after struggling to raise enough financing for the leveraged buyout, in the latest sign of how much investors have soured on the retail industry. The founding family, including the co-presidents, Blake 47

October 16, 2017 11:02 PM Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/‘60 Minutes’ probe

President Trump said Monday that he will declare a national emergency next week to address the opioid epidemic and declined to express confidence in Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), his nominee for drug czar, in the wake of revelations that the lawmaker helped steer legislation making it harder to act against giant drug companies. Trump’s remarks came amid widespread 75

October 16, 2017 11:00 PM Apple hit with $440M in damages in VirnetX patent lawsuit

Judge issues final judgment in legal battle with patent holder that began in 2010. Apple's years-long legal battle with VirnetX may finally be coming to a close. A US District Court judge in Texas has entered a final judgment in the patent case, which accused Apple of infringing patents related to its iMessage and FaceTime features. The judgment, filed 96

October 16, 2017 10:25 PM Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn’t Contact Families of Fallen Troops

“This is an outrageous and disrespectful lie even by Trump standards,” Benjamin J. Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser to Mr. Obama, posted on Twitter. “Also,” Mr. Rhodes added, “Obama never attacked a Gold Star family.” That reference was to the public feud Mr. Trump began with the parents of a Muslim American soldier, Humayun Khan, who was killed 86

October 16, 2017 9:30 PM Human smuggler found at Walmart with 39 illegal immigrants in trailer pleads guilty, faces life in prison

James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida, left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio. Bradley was arrested in connection with the deaths of multiple people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) The man who was found 78