Top Stories 2017

  • Turkey's Erdogan threatens to cut off oil flow from Iraq's Kurdish area over referendum
    on September 25, 2017 at 11:31 am

    Turkey's Erdogan threatens to cut off oil flow from Iraq's Kurdish area over referendum  ReutersTale of Two Cities: Kurdish Vote Lays Bare Political Divisions  U.S. News & World ReportIraqi Kurds Vote on Independence as Neighbors Warn of Conflict  BloombergThe Latest: Turkey's Erdogan threatens Iraqi Kurds with army  Washington PostThe Birth Pains of a New Kurdish State Start Today  HaaretzFull coverag […]

  • Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder
    on September 25, 2017 at 11:26 am

    Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder  Chicago TribuneFBI opens civil rights investigation into deadly Tennessee church shooting  CBS NewsTennessee church usher who confronted suspected gunman deemed a 'hero'  New York Daily NewsMasked gunman rampages through Nashville church; usher uses personal weapon to subdue shooter  Washington PostNashville church shooting: 'We struggle, we struggle, but we pray'  The TennesseanFull coverag […]

  • Bus passenger prevents Alpine plunge after driver loses consciousness
    on September 25, 2017 at 11:11 am

    Bus passenger prevents Alpine plunge after driver loses consciousness  Independent.ieQuick-thinking tourist narrowly averts bus-plunge disaster  USA TODAYFrench tourist saves bus carrying 22 people from plunging off cliff in the Austrian Alps  The IndependentFull coverag […]

  • More NFL players on knee after Trump urges firings
    on September 25, 2017 at 11:03 am

    More NFL players on knee after Trump urges firings  Arkansas OnlineTom Brady calls President Donald Trump's comments 'just divisive'  ESPN (blog)Players from almost every NFL team kneel, lock arms, more for national anthem: 'There is no greater unifier'  Dallas News (blog)Buckley: Brandin Cooks' biggest score comes before Pats' win  Boston HeraldFull coverag […]

  • Three Things to Know About Hurricane Maria
    on September 25, 2017 at 10:15 am

    Three Things to Know About Hurricane Maria  The Weather ChannelMandatory evacuation ordered for Ocracoke Island visitors ahead of Hurricane Maria  News & ObserverMandatory evacuation issued for Ocracoke Island ahead of Hurricane Maria  WRAL.comFull coverag […]

  • Seven ways the latest Republican health-care effort is impulsive and chaotic
    on September 25, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Seven ways the latest Republican health-care effort is impulsive and chaotic  Washington PostGOP facing likely failure on ObamaCare repeal  The HillSenate panel to hold hearing on health care bill that may be dead  USA TODAYTrapped by Their Own Lies  New York TimesFull coverag […]

  • 50000 flee amid volcano eruption, smoke geologists 'never saw before'
    on September 25, 2017 at 9:31 am

    50000 flee amid volcano eruption, smoke geologists 'never saw before'  Fox NewsEvacuations from Bali volcano swell to about 50000  Washington PostA volcano in island paradise Bali could be about to erupt for the first time in half a century  QuartzBali's Mount Agung volcano 'critical' with hundreds of tremors every day  The Sydney Morning HeraldTravel agencies and tourists keeping tabson Bali volcano  TODAYonlineFull coverag […]

  • Wounded by the far right, Merkel faces the tricky task of forming the next German government
    on September 25, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Wounded by the far right, Merkel faces the tricky task of forming the next German government  Washington PostGerman election: AfD vows to fight 'invasion of foreigners'  BBC NewsEuro, bond yields drop as Germany's Merkel holds on  ReutersMerkel's Lackluster Win Is Good for Germany  BloombergFull coverag […]

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election
    on September 25, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls snap election  CNNJapan's Abe expected to announce snap poll amid worries over North Korea crisis  ReutersJapan's PM Shinzo Abe calls snap election  BBC NewsNews Live: Japan announces $18 billion stimulus package, may hold election on Oct 22  Moneycontrol.comAbe's visit elevates India-Japan ties to new heights  Daily News & AnalysisFull coverag […]

  • Almost no North Koreans travel to the US, so why ban them?
    on September 25, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Almost no North Koreans travel to the US, so why ban them?  Washington PostPresident Trump Added Three New Countries to His Travel Ban. Here's What to Know About Them  TIMEPresident Trump targets North Korea, Chad and Venezuela in new travel ban  New York Daily NewsTrump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban  ReutersTrump administration announces new travel ban: “The tougher, the better'  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFull coverag […]

  • Hurricane Maria: Dam threatens to burst in devastated Puerto Rico
    on September 25, 2017 at 8:24 am

    Hurricane Maria: Dam threatens to burst in devastated Puerto Rico  CNNPuerto Rico's fragile economy dealt new blow by Maria  Yahoo FinanceDevastation From Hurricane Maria Set Puerto Rico Back “Nearly 20 to 30 Years”  Slate Magazine (blog)Kalter: Maria sure to leave flu, other ills her wake  Boston HeraldFull coverag […]

  • On a day of protests, Redskins force their way into the spotlight
    on September 25, 2017 at 5:04 am

    On a day of protests, Redskins force their way into the spotlight  Washington PostRaiders' offense sputters to a stop in loss to Redskins  USA TODAYSunday Night wrap-up: Washington clicking on both sides of the ball  NBCSports.comFull coverag […]

  • Wade didn't have impact Bulls had hoped, especially with younger teammates
    on September 25, 2017 at 4:53 am

    Wade didn't have impact Bulls had hoped, especially with younger teammates  ESPNDwyane Wade, Bulls Reach Contract Buyout After 1 Season in Chicago  Bleacher ReportDwyane Wade, Bulls agree on contract buyout, according to report  SB NationAdrian Wojnarowski on Twitter: "Sources: Cleveland, San Antonio and Miami are leaders for Dwyane Wade post-Bulls ...  TwitterDwyane Wade confirms buyout agreement with Bulls, unsure of his next move  Chicago TribuneFull coverag […]

  • Trump's War With NFL Threatens to Overshadow Rollout of Tax Plan
    on September 25, 2017 at 4:30 am

    Trump's War With NFL Threatens to Overshadow Rollout of Tax Plan  BloombergProtests sweep NFL as Trump doubles down on criticism  The HillWatershed day for sports: Here's how it went down  SFGateWhat NFL players, coaches are saying about Week 3 protests  ESPNSperos: NFL fumbles in its response to Trump  Boston HeraldFull coverag […]

  • London's Khan blasts Trump's rhetoric, makes comparison to ISIS
    on September 25, 2017 at 4:25 am

    London's Khan blasts Trump's rhetoric, makes comparison to ISIS  Fox NewsSadiq Khan Says Donald Trump Is Ignorant About Muslims And Shouldn't Get A State Visit To The UK  BuzzFeed NewsLondon Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump's speeches to ISIS rhetoric  RTSadiq Khan compares Donald Trump to terror group ISIS as he reignites his bitter feud with the US President  Daily MailSadiq Khan wades into Labour Brexit row with single market demand  Evening StandardFull coverag […]

  • Where 'Star Trek: Discovery' Will Boldly Go After That Shocking Premiere
    on September 25, 2017 at 2:32 am

    Where 'Star Trek: Discovery' Will Boldly Go After That Shocking Premiere  Hollywood Reporter'Star Trek Discovery' EPs Alex Kurtzman & Akiva Goldsman On “Burnham's Dilemma” & Michelle Yeoh Shocker  DeadlineKlingons get expert makeover for 'Star Trek: Discovery'  USA TODAYStar Trek: Discovery Is Beautiful. But Does That Make it Good?  Esquire.comFull coverag […]

  • Steelers did not get 100 percent participation in sitting out anthem on Sunday
    on September 25, 2017 at 12:49 am

    Steelers did not get 100 percent participation in sitting out anthem on Sunday  Yahoo SportsMemorable displays of unity followed by fantastic finishes  ABC NewsSteelers lineman Alejandro Villanueva refuses to join anthem protest  CBS NewsSteelers lose to inferior opponent: “Something about these games, we've got to figure out"  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteFull coverag […]

  • Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos speaks at University of California, Berkeley campus, but...
    on September 24, 2017 at 11:32 pm

    Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos speaks at University of California, Berkeley campus, but not for long  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteMilo Yiannopoulos holds brief rally after canceled Free Speech Week  USA TODAYFull coverag […]

  • Kushner used private email account for some White House business
    on September 24, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Kushner used private email account for some White House business  Washington PostKushner Used Personal Email Account for Government Business  New York TimesKushner Used Private Email for Some White House Communications  BloombergFull coverag […]

  • Pyramid of Giza mystery SOLVED: How the ancient wonder of the world was created
    on September 24, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    Pyramid of Giza mystery SOLVED: How the ancient wonder of the world was created  Daily StarArchaeologists Find Secrets Of Out How Ancient Pyramid Of Giza Was Built  LADbibleFull coverag […]