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Afghans try to identify group behind attack on clerics, toll climbs to 55 KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan authorities were struggling on Wednesday to identify the group behind a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 55 people attending a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul after the Taliban denied any responsibility. A  South Korea Signals End to 'Final' Deal With Japan Over Wartime Sex Slaves SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said on Wednesday that it would shut down a Japanese-funded foundation created to help Korean women who were forced to work in brothels for Japan's military during World War II, essentially voiding a 2015 agreement ...  South Korea Signals End to 'Final' Deal With Japan Over Wartime Sex Slaves SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said on Wednesday that it would shut down a Japanese-funded foundation created to help Korean women who were forced to work in brothels for Japan's military during World War II, essentially voiding a 2015 agreement ...  US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea A U.S. aircraft carrier docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after a pair of American B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea. The arrival of the USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group in the Asian financial hub comes after China rejected ...  She's everywhere: Ocasio-Cortez puts trek to Congress online She's cooked bean soup live and done laundry in public. She narrated much of what she calls "Congress camp" on Capitol Hill. We know what's in her bank account — less than $7,000 — and what she thinks of reviews of her clothing. Such intimate details ...  Mark Zuckerberg: You Can Trust Me, or You Can Trust One of the Country's Most Respected Newspapers Facebook's scandals in recent memory have included reckless sharing of user data with third parties like the now-defunct Cambridge Analytica political firm, several high-profile security breaches, and continued abuse of its platforms to spread  Putin critics voice alarm at prospect of Russian Interpol chief Western officials and Kremlin critics are watching with mounting alarm as Interpol prepares for a vote that could put a Russian interior ministry general in charge. The general assembly of Interpol, which facilitates international police cooperation  Was Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Photographed Wearing a Confederate Soldier's Cap? Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith posted photographs of herself wearing a Confederate soldier's hat during a visit to the home of Jefferson Davis. Rating. True About this rating. Origin. Amid criticism for her seemingly approving remarks about voter suppression  Death toll rises to 81 in Northern California's Camp Fire, as rain could trigger mudslides Crews searching fire-ravaged communities in Northern California for human remains were in a race against the weather Tuesday with rain in the forecast. The precipitation could help knock out the flames, but it could also hinder the search by washing  Trump's proclamation comes true: Rep. Mia Love loses re-election bid in Utah On the morning after Election Day, President Donald Trump chided U.S. Rep. Mia Love for losing her re-election bid in reliably red Utah. She hadn't lost — yet. That only became official on Tuesday. The first black Republican woman elected to Congress  Trump: WHCA picking non-comedian for headliner a 'good first step' ... MORE on Tuesday suggested he may consider attending the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner after the organization picked an author to headline next spring's annual dinner in the wake of controversy over last year's entertainer.  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compares Sarah Palin to 'grandpa emails' in Twitter feud Newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin are trading barbs on Twitter. “Now that's *TWO* fallen GOP Vice Pres candidates going after a freshman Congresswoman that's not even sworn in yet,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.  US says China has 'not altered' unfair trade practices The Trump administration has accused China of not changing its "unfair" practices, inflaming a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. In an update to a March report, the US said China had failed to alter its "unreasonable" practices  Driver killed after being struck by concrete tossed off bridge Police in Nashville, Tennessee, are on the hunt for a person who tossed a massive chunk of concrete off the side of a bridge and into a local driver's windshield — causing a fatal wreck on Tuesday, cops said. Joe C. Shelton Jr., 54, was traveling to  Trump ally says Saudi sanctions must be in budget, as lawmakers rip Trump's defense of crown prince One of President Trump's closest congressional confidants suggested Tuesday that lawmakers may not extend federal funding unless a measure to stiffen sanctions Saudi Arabia is included in the deal. The message comes as congressional Democrats and ...  Trump ally says Saudi sanctions must be in budget, as lawmakers rip Trump's defense of crown prince One of President Trump's closest congressional confidants suggested Tuesday that lawmakers may not extend federal funding unless a measure to stiffen sanctions Saudi Arabia is included in the deal. The message comes as congressional Democrats and ...  Here's every college football game that matters this week A total of 37 games will have a direct impact on conference title races, bowl eligibility and/or College Football Playoff selection this week. Here's your chronological guide to what matters in the FBS.  The End of the Cult of Ghosn Carlos Ghosn has long been a larger-than-life figure in the auto industry, a globe-trotting force who developed and defended the Renault-Nissan alliance in the face of squabbling shareholders and competing government interests. On Nov. 19 the myth of ...  Hung Jury in Murder Trial Over 2016 Death of Jogger Karina Vetrano [What you need to know to start your day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The trial of the man accused of murdering Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old woman who was killed while jogging in a Queens park in 2016, ended in a mistrial Tuesday night.  Americans, Canadians Are Warned Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce Health officials in the U.S. and Canada are telling people to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak. Nov. 20, 2018, at 9:54 p.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. Americans, Canadians Are Warned Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce. More.  Robert De Niro and his wife, Grace Hightower, split after 2 decades: reports Robert De Niro and his wife, Grace Hightower, have reportedly called it quits after over 20 years of marriage, according to multiple outlets. A source close to the former couple told Page Six on Tuesday that De Niro, 75, and Hightower, 63, are "not  Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower Have Split After 21 Years of Marriage Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower have separated after over 20 years of marriage, and People reports the former couple are now living apart. The two were married in 1997 after dating for a decade. Robert and Grace separated before, when he filed for ...  El Chapo Jury Hears About Bribes to Mexico's Public Security Secretary A former operations chief in the Sinaloa drug cartel testified on Tuesday that he had personally bribed one of Mexico's top law-enforcement officials, meeting with him twice in a restaurant, each time delivering a briefcase stuffed with at least $3  Former President Barack Obama says “racism” and “mommy issues” stunt progress in the US Former President Barack Obama addressed some of America's most-pressing problems, education and climate change among them, during the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago on Monday night. What prevents us from solving them? According to 44, it ...  Utah Democrat Ben McAdams Is the Latest to Flip a GOP US House Seat (SALT LAKE CITY) — Democrat Ben McAdams has flipped a U.S. House seat in deep-red Utah, defeating incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love by fewer than 700 votes in a race that took two weeks to settle. McAdams defeated Love by a margin barely ...  Here Are The Details Behind Actress Mareli Miniutti's Domestic Violence Allegations Against Michael Avenatti Actress Mareli Miniutti filed a domestic violence restraining order against "Creepy Porn Lawyer" Michael Avenatti on Monday. We're now learning about the details behind the ordeal that lead to the restraining order. According to a report by The Blast  Mia Love Loses to Ben McAdams in Utah House Race Rep. Mia Love (R., Utah), who in 2015 became the first black woman to join the GOP's ranks in Congress, has been narrowly defeated by Democrat Ben McAdams. The Associated Press called the race in favor of Mr. McAdams, the Salt Lake County mayor, ...  Robert De Niro and Wife Grace Hightower Split After 21 Years of Marriage Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower are calling it quits. The couple has split after 21 years of marriage, ET has learned. De Niro and Hightower share two children: son Elliot, born in 1998, and daughter Helen, born in 2011. This isn't the first time De  Michael Avenatti Dragged Girlfriend Out of LA Home, She Alleges A 24-year-old woman whose domestic violence complaint led to the arrest last week of the lawyer Michael Avenatti claims in court documents that he cursed at her and dragged her out of bed and across the floor of a Los Angeles apartment after a dispute ...  4 Dead After Suspicious Fire at Tech Consultant's Home in New Jersey Two adults and two children were found dead on Tuesday after a possible arson fire engulfed a large, stately home in central New Jersey — hours after another fire erupted at a house owned by a relative, officials said. Officials are investigating both  Trump administration alleges China hasn't 'altered' unfair trade practices Washington (CNN) The Trump administration on Tuesday continued to ratchet up pressure on China, releasing an updated report showing Beijing has done little to fix its unfair practices less than two weeks before the leaders of the two economic ...  In Pardoning Saudi Arabia, Trump Gives Guidance to Autocrats WASHINGTON — President Trump has long viewed foreign policy as a series of business deals, stripped of values and idealism. But his 633-word statement on Tuesday about the brutal killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi showed the extent to ...  Robert De Niro Splits from Wife Grace Hightower After Over 20 Years of Marriage Robert De Niro has split from his wife, Grace Hightower, after more than 20 years of marriage. A source close to the family tells PEOPLE the two have separated and are living apart. Bell Icon. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow.  Robert De Niro And Wife Grace Hightower Split After More Than 20 Years Of Marriage Meaningful Beauty x Bless Box Exclusive! Receive $300+ worth of skincare essentials from Cindy Crawford's personal beauty line for only $29.99! Nov 20, 2018 8:39 pm. By Julia Birkinbine · Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to ...  Trump calls Saudi Arabia a 'great ally,' discounts crown prince's responsibility for Khashoggi's death President Trump declared his strong support for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, effectively ignoring the CIA's conclusion that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and asserting that relations with a  Homeland Security Dept. Finds 'Minimal' Risk to Border Guards, Undercutting Trump Plan WASHINGTON — The probability that American border guards will face violence at the southwestern border is “minimal,” an internal Homeland Security Department document has concluded, undercutting a Trump administration proposal to protect the ...  DNA links dead convict to 49-year-old rape, murder case CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A convicted rapist who died in 2001 has been identified as the killer of a 23-year-old Harvard University graduate student nearly 50 years ago, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Tuesday. DNA evidence points to Michael Sumpter as the ...  Skid Row vote fraudsters preyed on LA homeless, authorities charge Nine people were charged in connection with a voter fraud scheme in which homeless people in Los Angeles' Skid Row neighborhood were given cash and cigarettes in exchange for fraudulent signatures on ballot initiative petitions and voter registration ...  Trump submits answers to Mueller's Russia inquiry US President Donald Trump has submitted his written answers to the special counsel over alleged Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign. Mr Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said some of the questions posed by special counsel Robert ...  Meet the first pot customers in Massachusetts History was made with the start of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts on Tuesday, and customers came from near and far to get their own share of the pot. Standing in rain, snow, and cold temperatures, hundreds of customers braved long  It's over. Democrat Ben McAdams ousts Republican Rep Mia Love by 694 votes Final vote counts Tuesday showed that Democrat Ben McAdams did not jump the gun when he declared victory a day earlier over two-term Republican Rep. Mia Love. He won by 694 votes, or a margin of 50.129 percent to 49.871. That margin of 0.258 was ...  Critics raise alarms of Russia-backed candidate ahead of Interpol's presidential election LONDON — Interpol is facing a pivotal — some say possibly fatal — moment in its history as members decide whether to hand its presidency to a man who represents Vladimir Putin's Russia. Kremlin critics fear they could soon face arrest wherever they go.  Critics raise alarms of Russia-backed candidate ahead of Interpol's presidential election LONDON — Interpol is facing a pivotal — some say possibly fatal — moment in its history as members decide whether to hand its presidency to a man who represents Vladimir Putin's Russia. Kremlin critics fear they could soon face arrest wherever they go.  Judge Scorches DOJ Bid to Stop Census Trial MANHATTAN (CN) – After a dozen attempts to block a trial on whether a proposed change to the 2020 census – which could waylay Democratic voting power for the next decade – is unconstitutional, the Justice Department heard “enough is enough” from a ...  Robert De Niro & Wife Grace Hightower Split After 20 Years Of Marriage Say it isn't so! After two decades of marriage, legendary actor Robert De Niro and wife Grace Hightower are calling it quits. We've got the details. After nearly thirty years together — twenty of them as husband and wife — actor Robert De Niro and  Pelosi's One Potential Rival Cuts Deal and Drops Speaker Challenge WASHINGTON — And then there were none. A Democratic insurgency seeking to force Representative Nancy Pelosi to abandon her bid for speaker and install a fresh crop of leaders at the helm of their new majority suffered a setback on Tuesday, when ...  US Trade Representative Criticizes 'Unfair' Practices by China WASHINGTON—Less than two weeks ahead of a China-U. S. summit, the U.S. Trade Representative accused Beijing of failing to change economic policies that threaten U.S. industry. “China has not fundamentally altered its unfair, unreasonable and ...  Massachusetts starts marijuana sale. Is New York next? NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — If New York chooses to follow Massachusetts' lead on recreational marijuana, Tuesday provided a window in to what it might see. Hundreds of people swarmed the New England Treatment Access store on Tuesday morning as ...  Yemen crisis: 85000 children 'dead from malnutrition' An estimated 85,000 children under the age of five may have died from acute malnutrition in three years of war in Yemen, a leading charity says. The number is equivalent to the entire under-five population in the UK's second largest city of Birmingham  Captain retires, sergeant suspended over Parkland massacre FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida sheriff's captain who oversaw the initial response to February's Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law ...  Federal Judge Shreds Trump's DOJ For Seeking So Many Delays In Census Trial A federal judge in New York City strongly rebuked the Trump administration on Tuesday over its repeated attempts to slow down a lawsuit challenging the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Download. The ruling from U.S. District Judge ...  Democrat edges out Republican Rep. Mia Love in Utah A two-term Republican congresswoman lost her seat in suburban Salt Lake City on Tuesday, the Associated Press projected, after President Trump publicly mocked her as a loser. Rep. Mia Love (Utah) was defeated by Democrat Ben McAdams by 694 votes ...  More Mexican leaders are being implicated in the Sinaloa cartel's dirty dealings during 'El Chapo' Guzman's trial The trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has entered its second week. In testimony on Tuesday, a former senior Sinaloa cartel figure implicated more Mexican officials in corruption. Guzman's defense team is trying to cast him as a "scapegoat" for the  Pompeo tells Seoul nuclear progress must not lag better Korea ties WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told its ally South Korea it should not improve ties with North Korea faster than Pyongyang takes steps to give up its nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of ...  Matthew Whitaker Earned Over $900000 Running Conservative Nonprofit Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned more than $900,000 running a conservative political nonprofit for about two years before he joined the Justice Department, financial-disclosure forms released Tuesday show. Mr. Whitaker made most of his ...  Pompeo tells Seoul nuclear progress must not lag better Korea ties WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told its ally South Korea it should not improve ties with North Korea faster than Pyongyang takes steps to give up its nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of ...  Putin's Man at Interpol Interpol once helped to enforce legal norms against criminal rackets. These days the global police agency has too often become a weapon that dictators use against political critics. On Wednesday in Dubai delegates from Interpol—the International  It's Congressman-elect Ben McAdams after election results certified SALT LAKE CITY — It's Congressman-elect Ben McAdams after election results were certified Tuesday. The Democratic Salt Lake County mayor's lead over Republican Rep. Mia Love was at 694 votes following the final vote canvass throughout the 4th ...  AMBER Alert for missing 1-year old Rochester girl has been canceled UPDATE: As of 7:00 p.m, the AMBER Alert for the missing 1-year old Rochester girl, Ta-Niyah Williams has been canceled. Other details were not immediately available. ===================================== Rochester police are investigating the ...  This Thanksgiving could be Boston's coldest ever This could be a record-setting Thanksgiving. Years from now, people will be talking about the cold Thanksgiving of 2018 that we are about to endure. There's little doubt that the daylight hours of this year's Thanksgiving will be the coldest ever  Federal judge strikes down Mississippi's controversial 15-week abortion law JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi abortion law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, one of the most restrictive in the United States. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled that the law "unequivocally  Judge Blocks Mississippi Law Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks ATLANTA — In an often-biting opinion, a federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Mississippi law that sought to forbid most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Judge Carlton W. Reeves of Federal District Court in Jackson, the Mississippi capital, wrote  Judge Blocks Mississippi Law Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks ATLANTA — In an often-biting opinion, a federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Mississippi law that sought to forbid most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Judge Carlton W. Reeves of Federal District Court in Jackson, the Mississippi capital, wrote  Send judges, not troops, to the border WITH THE midterm elections behind him, President Trump has dropped his dark warnings of an “invasion” of undocumented migrant caravans, even as thousands of those migrants arrive at the border. For the president, the migrants, many of them desperate ...  Slain Chicago doctor broke off engagement with her killer weeks before deadly Mercy Hospital shooting As Tamara O'Neal's family gathered in her parents' living room in rural LaPorte County, Ind., on Tuesday, they traded stories about their love for a woman who had found her way in life as an emergency room doctor. But there was one subject they were ...  Donald Trump Says Troops At Border Are 'Tough' Enough To Miss Thanksgiving Speaking to reporters Tuesday, President Donald Trump downplayed the fact that many U.S. troops will be missing Thanksgiving with their families this year because of his decision to send them to the U.S.-Mexico border. “Don't worry about Thanksgiving,” ...  Interior Secretary Zinke blames 'radical' environmentalists for contributing to wildfires Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday in part blamed "radical environmental groups" for contributing to wildfire conditions. Zinke, in a conference call on Tuesday, said "every time there is a thinning project out, who's suing?" when he was asked  Charges dropped in first federal genital mutilation case in US (CNN) A Detroit judge has dropped nearly all the charges against a Michigan doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation on at least nine underage girls, according to court documents. In a decision filed Tuesday, Judge Bernard Friedman ruled  Criticism mounts as Interpol set to elect Russian as president PARIS (Reuters) - International police body Interpol is expected to elect a senior Russian official as its next president on Wednesday, in a move that has provoked alarm in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin meddling. A view shows ...  Fudge Drops Out of Running for Speaker, Backs Pelosi Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, the top potential rival to Nancy Pelosi for House speaker, has dropped out of the running. Nov. 20, 2018, at 6:32 p.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. Fudge Drops Out of Running for Speaker, Backs Pelosi. More.  Judge voids US female genital mutilation law (Reuters) - A federal judge in Detroit on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a U.S. law banning female genital mutilation, and also dismissed several charges against two doctors and others in the first U.S. criminal case of its kind. U.S. District Judge  Former Michigan State president charged with lying in Larry Nassar investigation The next shoe, and it's a big one, dropped at Michigan State University Tuesday when Lou Anna K. Simon, the school's former president, was charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors in relation to the Larry Nassar scandal. Simon is accused of not ...  'The greatest hands possible:' Doctor killed at Chicago hospital remembered for her compassion Upon learning that there would be multiple victims arriving at University of Chicago Medicine after a shooting at Mercy Hospital on Monday, emergency room physician John Purakal sprang into action. He knew a physician at Mercy Hospital was among those ...  Mueller got some answers, but he's not done with Trump President Donald Trump on Tuesday finally submitted a set of written responses to Robert Mueller, signaling that he was done for good with the special counsel's questions. But Mueller is far from done with him. Story Continued Below ...  Slain Chicago doctor broke off engagement with her killer weeks before deadly Mercy Hospital shooting Tamara O'Neal's family gathered at her parents' house Tuesday. More than a dozen members of her extended family were there — aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews. A recap of the tragedy — in which O'Neal and two others were slain at Mercy Hospital ...  Judge orders female genital mutilation charges be dropped in historic case A federal judge on Tuesday declared the country's female genital mutilation law as unconstitutional, dismissing nearly all charges against two doctors in Michigan and others accused of subjecting minor girls to genital cutting at a clinic in Detroit  Tiger Woods: 'Double it,' after Phil Mickelson said he'd bet $100000 he'd birdie 1st hole Phil Mickelson already has "baited" Tiger Woods into a $200,000 side bet as part of their winner-take-all $9 million match on Friday in Las Vegas. During a news conference on Tuesday at Shadow Creek to promote "The Match" between the longtime rivals, ...  Trump insists Ivanka's use of personal email wasn't 'like Hillary Clinton' WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump dismissed concerns about his daughter, Ivanka's, use of a private email address for government business when he spoke to reporters on Tuesday. Trump argued the situation was far different from the email scandal ...  North Korea Blows Up Military Posts on Border to Show It's Serious About Peace North Korea has destroyed a number of its own military installations located near its heavily fortified border with South Korea as part an agreed framework to ease tensions between the longtime foes. At around 3 p.m. local time—a time zone recently  Florida school reopens day after 26 students hospitalized FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Classes resumed as normal at a South Florida high school a day after 26 students and one adult staff member were hospitalized, including some who had seizures. Cardinal Gibbons High School said in a statement Tuesday that ...  Rams RB Todd Gurley limited by ankle injury in win Lost in the madness that was last night's historic Monday Night Football game was the relative absence of Todd Gurley. A bona fide MVP candidate entering Monday evening, Gurley failed to reach the end zone for the first time all season on a night when  After nearly 50 years, DNA used to ID slain Harvard student's killer, prosecutor says CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A convicted rapist who died in 2001 has been identified as the killer of a 23-year-old Harvard University graduate student nearly 50 years ago, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Tuesday. DNA evidence points to Michael Sumpter as the ...  House Springs woman killed in Catholic Supply store shooting; search continues for gunman ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Police in West St. Louis County said a man sexually assaulted at least one woman inside a Catholic Supply store and then fatally shot a woman Monday afternoon. The suspect remains on the run. +3. Jamie Schmidt.  The Latest: Dozens of Evacuees Remain at Makeshift Shelter Dozens of people who lost their homes in a deadly Northern California wildfire remain at a makeshift camp next to a Walmart in the city of Chico days after they were asked to go to a shelter. Nov. 20, 2018, at 5:45 p.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report.  JR Smith and the Cleveland Cavaliers Will Keep Their Distance CLEVELAND — Going into Wednesday night's game against the LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers are 2-13, the worst mark in the N.B.A. They are being outscored by an average of 8.6 points a night. So the Cavs are bad.  A candidate photographed in Confederate garb could be a scandal. Will it be in Mississippi? Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's (R-Miss.) bid to permanently replace retired senator Thad Cochran in the Senate depends on winning a run-off contest against Democrat Mike Espy in a week's time. What would seem to be a lay-up for the Republican Party -- a ...  Federal judge rules Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban is unconstitutional A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Mississippi from enacting a ban on abortions past 15-weeks and criticized state lawmakers for trying to pass legislation that would trigger an overturn of Roe v. Wade. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, an appointee  Judge denies attempt to delay ruling in Census case A federal district court judge denied another attempt from the Trump administration to delay proceedings in a trial over its decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Judge Jesse Furman, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern  Doctor, pharmacy resident and a police officer were the victims of the Chicago hospital shooting (CNN) Dr. Tamara O'Neal, Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez and pharmacy resident Dayna Less were killed Monday by a gunman at a Chicago hospital. The gunman, identified as Juan Lopez, also died in the incident; police said they are not sure ...  Russian firm sues Facebook over blocked account, claiming it is a legitimate news service A Russian company whose accountant was charged by federal prosecutors for attempting to meddle in U.S. elections sued Facebook Inc. on Tuesday, claiming it is a legitimate news firm and its Facebook account should be restored. The Federal Agency of ...  Trump submits answers to special counsel questions about Russian interference President Trump's attorneys on Tuesday submitted his written answers to a series of questions from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III about Trump's knowledge of the Russian government's efforts to assist his 2016 White House bid. The inquiries  In blow to Trump's immigration agenda, federal judge blocks asylum ban for migrants who enter illegally from Mexico [UPDATE: Judge's ruling means Trump administration must allow all border-crossers to seek asylum, including those who cross illegally]. A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from denying asylum to migrants who crossed the ...  Trump Repeatedly Errs on California Wildfires Over the past two weekends, as two major wildfires devastated communities in Northern and Southern California, President Donald Trump has inaccurately blamed the state's forest management practices for the blazes. He has also wrongly said that raking ...  Genital mutilation ban ruled unconstitutional; judge drops charges against sect Detroit — A federal judge Tuesday dismissed female genital mutilation charges against several doctors in the first criminal case of its kind nationwide, ruling the law is unconstitutional. The opinion by U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman comes two  Judge dismisses key charges in genital mutilation case Detroit — A federal judge Tuesday dismissed female genital mutilation charges against several doctors in the first criminal case of its kind nationwide, ruling the law is unconstitutional. The opinion by U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman comes two  Autopsy Results Released for Victims, Gunman in Mercy Hospital Shooting Autopsy results were released Tuesday for the victims and gunman killed in a shooting at Chicago's Mercy Hospital. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office, Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez died from a gunshot wound to the neck.  After Michael Avenatti's Arrest, His Lawyer Offers His Side of the Story “Mr. Avenatti did not inflict any corporal injury or cause any traumatic condition,” Evan Jenness, a lawyer representing Michael Avenatti, the Donald Trump scold and putative long-shot Democratic contender, wrote in a five-page letter dated November 19.  Snowfall coming to Oregon mountain passes for Thanksgiving, but how much? PORTLAND, Ore. — The storm heading for Oregon and its mountains this holiday week is keeping meteorologists and ski area officials on their toes. This much is clear: beginning Wednesday, rain will begin to saturate Western Oregon with 1 to 2 inches by ...  Snowfall coming to Oregon mountain passes for Thanksgiving, but how much? PORTLAND, Ore. — The storm heading for Oregon and its mountains this holiday week is keeping meteorologists and ski area officials on their toes. This much is clear: beginning Wednesday, rain will begin to saturate Western Oregon with 1 to 2 inches by ...  3 legal takeaways from the White House's short-lived stand against Jim Acosta The Trump administration again thrust the Constitution into the national spotlight, with it's short-lived stand against CNN reporter Jim Acosta. Faced with a court battle it could very well lose, the White House ultimately backed down Monday