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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it’s eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device.

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor’s tweets

President Donald Trump is calling on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network’s anchors called him a “white supremacist” and “bigot.”

Transgender troops can re-enlist in military …for now

In a memo to top military leaders, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said a high-level panel will determine how to implement Trump’s ban on transgender individuals in the military.

Judge: Sessions can’t deny grant money for sanctuary cities

Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies.

Trump tests loyal base with immigration flirtation with Dems

Few issues have animated President Donald Trump’s ardent supporters more than his pledge to build a wall along the nation’s Southern border.

Sanders bill expands Medicare for all, lacks details on cost

Americans would get health coverage simply by showing a new government-issued card and would no longer owe out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles, according to legislation Sen. Bernie Sanders released Wednesday charting a stem-to-stern reshaping of the country’s health care system. However, he does not discuss the overall cost.

VIDEO: Sec. Perdue Calls on Congress to Fix Forest Service Fire...

Perdue argued that taking funds from prevention efforts only leaves behind more fuel in the forests for future fires to burn, exacerbating the situation.

Justices allow Trump administration ban on most refugees

The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees.

Congress backs measure condemning white nationalists

Congress has backed a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Trump: US a ‘bit lucky’ Irma veered from original course

President Donald Trump said Sunday that “we may have been a little bit lucky” after Hurricane Irma veered from its original course and headed along Florida’s west coast, instead of east.
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