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Putin Claims Poisoning Suspects Are Russian Civilians

The BBC reports: The two suspects in the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are civilians, not criminals, Russian President Vladimir Putin says. The UK government named them as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, and said they were from Russia’s military intelligence service, the GRU. Mr Putin said his government had found the pair and he hoped ...

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Trump Attacks San Juan Mayor Over Hurricane Relief

The Hill reports: President Trump in an early morning tweet on Wednesday doubled down on his defense of the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico while taking aim at one of its frequent critics, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. When asked by reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday what he had learned from the response to ...

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Associated Press reports: A Florida man needed a ride home when he was released from the hospital. So police say he stole an ambulance. But the ambulance had a GPS tracking device, so it was easily found on Sunday. Now 25-year-old Michael Paul is staying at the Broward County Jail, charged with grand theft and driving without a valid ...

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GWB To Fundraise For Rick Scott, Other GOP Nominees

Politico reports: Former President George W. Bush is hitting the fundraising circuit for a handful of Republican House and Senate candidates, joining the party’s push to maintain its congressional majorities. Bush has maintained a low profile since leaving office in 2009. Yet as the midterm campaign season enters its final weeks and the party braces for the prospect of a ...

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Oscar De La Hoya: I Might Run For President [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: President Oscar De La Hoya?!?! Don’t scoff — the boxing legend says he’s “very seriously” considering running for the highest office in the land … and he’s already putting together an exploratory team. “I am actually very, very serious and I strongly feel that if a Kanye West can do it and announce and maybe tease the world ...

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Rush Limbaugh: Leftist Weathermen Are Using Florence Warnings To Brainwash People About Climate Change

“This is made to order for the climate change, global warming crowd. This is, they tell us, one of the most powerful hurricanes this far north, ever. And, of course, why is that? Well, that would be sea surface temperature. And why is that warmer than, there you go, climate change. It’s being accepted as a non-argumentative fact. I don’t ...

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Appeals Court: Koch Bros Must Reveal Donor Names

Courthouse News reports: A conservative political advocacy group funded by the billionaire Koch brothers must reveal the names of its largest donors to the California attorney general, three judges of the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday. The panel overturned U.S. District Judge Manuel Real’s 2016 ruling that allowed donors to Americans for Prosperity to remain anonymous. In its lawsuit originally filed ...

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NEVADA: New Poll Show Dead Heat In Senate Race

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports: September’s poll shows Democrat Steve Sisolak now holds a 2 percentage point advantage over Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt in Nevada’s hard-fought governor’s race. Laxalt had less than a 1 percentage point lead over Sisolak in July’s survey. About 15 percent of polled voters remain undecided about the race. Democrat Jacky Rosen, the first-term congresswoman from ...

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Alabama Pastor Cuts Up Nike Products During Sermon

The Birmingham Herald reports: The Rev. Mack Morris took a hold of an old Nike headband and a wristband, held them both up before a packed church, and cut them. “I ain’t using that no more,” said Morris, the senior pastor at Woodridge Baptist Church in west Mobile during his weekly Sunday sermon. “I’ve bought my last pair of Nike ...

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Budget Office: 2018 Deficit Soars 32% To $895 Billion

MarketWatch reports: The U.S. budget deficit in August was $211 billion, nearly double the gap during the year-ago month, the Congressional Budget Office estimated late Monday. In the first 11 months of the fiscal year, the deficit was $895 billion, which is $222 billion more than the previous year. Corporate taxes have plummeted by 30% this fiscal year, both because ...

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