Washington Post

Trump escalates a war of words with North Korea, calling leader Kim a ‘madman’
Washington Post
President Trump escalated a war of words with North Korea on Friday, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” who would be “tested like never before,” the latest in a potentially dangerous exchange of threats that included the North Korean leader calling Trump …
White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s ThreatsNew York Times
Russia wants Trump and Kim Jong Un to calm downBusiness Insider
The Week in Pictures: Sept. 15 – 22NBCNews.com
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The reason ‘Frida,’ the trapped little girl, gripped our imagination
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(CNN) The drama was palpable. Somewhere, under a collapsed school building in Mexico City, a little girl named Frida Sofia was trapped. Rescuers scraped through the rubble, racing to set her free. We were riveted. After a horrific 7.1 magnitude
Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City districtWashington Post
Tempers Fray as Search for Survivors Winds Down After Mexico QuakeU.S. News & World Report
At least 3000 buildings found damaged in Mexico City as search narrows for earthquake’s last possible survivorsLos Angeles Times
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CNN

Looks like John McCain just killed Obamacare repeal, again
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(CNN) As official Washington began to wind down on a unseasonably sweaty Friday afternoon, John McCain dropped a bombshell that threatened to end the last-ditch attempt by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. “I cannot in good …
Why McCain screwed the GOP on Obamacare repeal — againPolitico
Cassidy-Graham plan undercuts GOP’s promise to protect health coverage for preexisting conditionsWashington Post
Why John McCain opposed the GOP’s latest repeal attemptThe Hill
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Why would anyone in Puerto Rico want a hurricane? Because someone will get rich.
Washington Post
Among those I interviewed this summer about Puerto Rico’s economic crisis was a local wealth manager who was extremely upbeat about the economic climate. Anticipating government default, she had redirected her clients’ assets toward U.S. stocks.
Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Puerto Rico Faces Recovery ChallengesNew York Times
How we lived without power in Puerto RicoCNN
Hurricane Maria brings crucial drug manufacturing to a halt in Puerto RicoUSA TODAY
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BBC News

Will Tory MPs swallow May’s Brexit formula?
BBC News
Last weekend the government had a glimpse of how quickly it could break itself over Brexit. For a few hours, at least, it seemed as if Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson might resign, triggering a leadership crisis, and possibly an outright collapse
May tries to reboot Brexit, offers 2-year transition periodWashington Post
Britain’s May calls for post-Brexit transition in single marketReuters
Theresa May Seeks to Unlock Brexit Talks in Florence SpeechNew York Times
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New York Times

Uber Loses License to Operate in London
New York Times
The Uber Hub in London. Transport for London, which regulates ride-hailing services in the city, said the company’s “approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility.” Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times. LONDON — London’s …
London rejects Uber’s license, saying the company is not ‘fit and proper’ for passengersWashington Post
London says it won’t renew Uber’s licenseCNNMoney
How being banned in London could force Uber to become a better company for everyoneThe Verge
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CNN

The former FBI director spoke at Howard University. It did not go well.
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Washington (CNN) Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address. As Comey, making a rare public appearance since leaving the FBI, began his speech welcoming new …
‘James Comey, you’re not our homie!’: Protesters disrupt ex-FBI director’s speech at Howard UniversityWashington Post
James Comey: Protests disrupt speech to Howard studentsBBC News
Comey Talks ‘Real World,’ Meets Protests at Black UniversityU.S. News & World Report
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BBC News

US Health Secretary Tom Price’s private air travel probed
BBC News
An internal investigation has been opened into Health Secretary Tom Price over his private plane travel on official government business. A spokesman for the agency’s inspector general told the BBC “we take this matter very seriously”. The probe follows
Inspector general to investigate Price’s travel on private charter planesWashington Post
White House Says It Didn’t Sign Off on Health Secretary’s Private Jet UseBloomberg
Price faces probe over private chartered flightsThe Hill
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Washington Post

Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault
Washington Post
The Trump administration on Friday withdrew Obama-era guidance on how schools should respond to sexual violence complaints, giving them flexibility to use a higher standard of evidence when judging sexual misconduct cases. The action followed through …
DeVos revokes Obama-era campus sex assault policiesNew York Post
Betsy DeVos does away with Obama-era rules for probing college sexual assaults under Title IXNew York Daily News
DeVos scraps sexual misconduct guidance, moves to put new rules in placeDetroit Free Press
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