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Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe
Washington Post
President Trump said Monday 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 ...
Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promiseCNN
Trump Says He'll Consider Pulling Drug Czar NominationNew York Times
Trump Will 'Look Into' His Drug Czar Nominee Following ReportNBCNews.com
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Iraqi forces retake the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in escalating dispute with Kurds
Washington Post
BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces took control of the contested city of Kirkuk on Monday, as two U.S. allies faced off over territory and oil in the wake of the Kurdish region's independence vote last month. The Iraqi forces recaptured military bases, an oil ...
As Iraqi forces push into disputed area, US "not taking sides"CBS News
US Raises Alarm as Iraq Army Seizes Oil-Rich Kirkuk From KurdsBloomberg
Kurds Feel Twice Betrayed as Iraqi Forces Take Disputed KirkukTIME
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New York Times

Trump and McConnell Strive for Comity Amid Rising Tensions
New York Times
President Trump with Senator Mitch McConnell on Monday at the White House. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, tried to convey a sense of harmony on ...
Trump's dumbfounding, expansive press conference with Mitch McConnell, annotatedWashington Post
Trump White House fed up with the SenatePolitico
Can Trump broker a GOP ceasefire?Fox News
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The Hill

Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallen
The Hill
President Trump on Monday defended his delay in responding to the recent Army Green Beret deaths in Niger — and also claimed that former President Obama and other past presidents didn't call the families of fallen soldiers. Trump made the remark at an ...
Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiersCNN
Why was Trump so quiet after the deaths of four US soldiers in Niger?Washington Post
Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen SoldiersNew York Times
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Washington Post

Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event
Washington Post
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in anticipation of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. Scott warned in an executive order that a “threat of a potential ...
Amid fears of violence, Florida governor declares emergency ahead of Spencer speechUSA TODAY
State of emergency declared in Florida county ahead of white nationalist speechFox News
Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard SpencerThe Denver Post
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The Hill

The Memo: Trump keeps beating 2016 drum
The Hill
Twice on Monday — on Twitter and then at his Rose Garden news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see ...
What Trump isn't tweeting aboutCNN
Trump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that 'thinking' is why she lostFox News
Every Excuse Hillary Clinton Has Given for Her 2016 Election LossNewsweek
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Washington Post

Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria
Washington Post
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico — Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking ...
There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on itCNN
How One Small Town In Puerto Rico Found Food And Community After MariaBuzzFeed News
Trump: Military 'shouldn't have to be' distributing food in Puerto RicoPolitico
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CNN

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, faces up to life in prison
CNN
Fort Bragg, North Carolina (CNN) US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could spend the rest of his life behind bars after he pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in June 2009 and ...
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearanceWashington Post
Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl doubts he could get a fair trial after Trump commentsABC News
Deal for Bowe Bergdahl looks worse and worseNew York Post
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Bustle

'The New Yorker's Mike Pence Profile Has LGBTQ Advocates Frightened
Bustle
On Monday, The New Yorker released its long-awaited profile of Vice President Mike Pence, entitled "The Danger Of President Pence." The article includes a number of revelations about Pence's relationship with Trump and the veep's own political ambitions.
US Pushes `Fair Trade' as Japan Economic Talks AdvanceBloomberg
In New Yorker Piece, Trump Has Mocking Words for His Vice PresidentU.S. News & World Report
“The most faith-centric, pro-life president” made these offensive jokes about prayer, religionSalon
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NPR

Daphne Caruana Galizia, Top Investigative Reporter In Malta, Killed By Car Bomb
NPR
Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative reporter in Malta who revealed the secrets of the wealthy, powerful and corrupt, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. Her car exploded as she drove in northern Malta, sending debris into a nearby field, NPR's ...
Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in car blastCNN
Bomb Kills Reporter Who Covered Malta's 'Panama Papers' LinkU.S. News & World Report
Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attackBBC News
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