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Today β€” November 17th 2019Actual

Colin Kaepernick Moves Workout Amid Dispute With the N.F.L.

By Ken Belson

Kaepernick was set to try out in front of several scouts at the Atlanta Falcons’ practice facility, but, he said, the league denied his request to allow media access.

Officers arrest 3 at protest near Confederate statue

Officers arrest 3 at protest near Confederate statueAuthorities say three people have been arrested in North Carolina during a protest near a Confederate statue slated for removal. The News & Observer reports that a fight erupted Saturday in Pittsboro when protesters who oppose the statue’s removal complained about counterprotesters standing near a protester’s vehicle. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said 52-year-old Allan Wayne Hall was charged with inciting a riot and simple affray; 29-year-old Calvin James Megginson was charged with simple assault; and 63-year-old Robert Butler was charged with inciting a riot.

  • November 17th 2019 at 00:00

In Louisiana, a Vote for Governor and a Test for Trump

By Rick Rojas and Jeremy Alford

John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, a rare Democratic governor in the South, is hoping to hold on. His opponent, Eddie Rispone, is relying on President Trump’s popularity.

β€˜The Report’ and the Untold Story of a Senate-C.I.A. Conflict

By Mark Mazzetti and Scott Shane

The Adam Driver film dramatizes a contentious investigation into post-9/11 torture. But it leaves out a tense episode that could have buried the results altogether.

UPDATE 1-Trump visits medical center to start annual checkup

UPDATE 1-Trump visits medical center to start annual checkupU.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday kicked off his annual physical exam with a visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he underwent a quick exam and some laboratory tests, the White House said. "Anticipating a very busy 2020, the President is taking advantage of a free weekend here in Washington, D.C., to begin portions of his routine annual physical exam at Walter Reed," White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:45

2 large yachts destroyed in predawn fire at Florida marina

2 large yachts destroyed in predawn fire at Florida marinaAuthorities say a huge fire has destroyed two large yachts in South Florida, sending flames skyward and leaving millions of dollars in losses. Fort Lauderdale Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan told news outlets the fire started in one of the yachts and that winds caused it to spread to the other luxury vessel. About 100 firefighters fought the blaze at the Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:43

UPDATE 1-Lebanon's Safadi withdraws candidacy for PM, urges Hariri for post -statement

UPDATE 1-Lebanon's Safadi withdraws candidacy for PM, urges Hariri for post -statementFormer Lebanese finance minister Mohammad Safadi withdrew his candidacy to be the next prime minister on Saturday, saying that he saw that it would have been difficult to form a "harmonious" cabinet supported by all parties. Safadi, 75, emerged as a candidate on Thursday when political sources and Lebanese media said three major parties had agreed to support him for the position. Safadi said in a statement that he had decided to withdraw following consultations with political parties and a meeting on Saturday with Hariri.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:39

Eight dead in protests calling for return of Bolivia's ex-president

At least eight people have been killed in violent clashes in Bolivia after security forces opened fire on supporters of the former president.

  • November 16th 2019 at 11:38

We Spent the Night at a Bodega and Wrote It All Down

By Julia Rothman and Shaina Feinberg

Eight hours, 322 sales, two cops, one America’s Next Top Model, and one very persistent drug dealer.

Yesterday β€” November 16th 2019Actual

Barr Accuses Democrats Of Trying To 'Cripple' The Trump Administration's Power

By Merrit Kennedy
Attorney General William P. Barr, shown here last month in Topeka, Kansas, addressed The Federalist Society at an event on Friday night.

The Attorney General's remarks at The Federalist Society drew swift criticism from some legal experts, who decried his ideas as "authoritarian" and "dangerous."

(Image credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:55

3 children, 2 adults die after shooting inside San Diego home

By Dennis Romero and Ben Kesslen

An 11-year-old survived the violence and was in surgery, police said.

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:55

In Bolivia, Interim Leader Sets Conservative, Religious Tone

By Anatoly Kurmanaev

The leader, Jeanine Añez, promised to unify a nation in turmoil. But her initial steps, taking the country rightward and injecting religious themes, risk deepening the divide.

READ: Testimony Of Jennifer Williams, Aide To Vice President Pence

By NPR Staff
Jennifer Williams, a special adviser to Vice President Pence for Europe and Russia, sat for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill on Nov. 7.

At the time of her deposition on Nov. 7, her lawyer told NPR that Williams' testimony "will largely reflect what is already in the public record."

(Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:45

READ: Testimony Of Tim Morrison, Former Russia Director For National Security Council

By Elena Moore
Tim Morrison, a former National Security Council official and adviser to President Trump, arrives Oct. 31 for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill in Washington.

In his closed-door deposition on Oct. 31, Morrison said President Trump had indeed asked Ukraine's president for assistance, but he argued the president's conduct wasn't unlawful.

(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:42

UPDATE 1-UK PM Johnson's Conservatives have highest support since 2017 - polls

UPDATE 1-UK PM Johnson's Conservatives have highest support since 2017 - pollsBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party have the highest level of support since 2017, according to opinion polls published on Saturday. The Dec. 12 election was called to end three years of disagreement over Brexit that has sapped investors' faith in the stability of the world's fifth largest economy and damaged Britain's standing since it voted in a 2016 referendum to leave the European Union. Voters in 2016 referendum narrowly voted in favour of leaving the EU.

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:28

Iranian official warns protesters that security forces could take action -TV

Iranian official warns protesters that security forces could take action -TVIranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli told state TV on Saturday that security forces will act to restore calm if those protesting against increased gasoline prices "damaged public properties" as anti-government protests spread across Iran.

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:12

University Of Colorado's Live Buffalo Mascot To Retire Because She Runs Too Fast

By Gabriela Saldivia
Ralphie V, mascot of the Colorado Buffaloes, is led onto the field before the team

Because of her speed and temperament, Ralphie V, the 1,200-pound buffalo who leads the football team onto the field, has created safety concerns for her and her handlers, university officials say.

(Image credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:07

Reuters Health News Summary

Reuters Health News SummaryFollowing is a summary of current health news briefs. Researchers found that when the University of Michigan's health insurance plan started covering IVF, use of the technology nearly tripled overall and increased by more than nine-fold among employees and dependents in lower-salary brackets, according to the report published in JAMA. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving U.S. states the right to buy prescription drugs from other countries, as part of a bid to boost consumer access to cheaper medicines.

  • November 16th 2019 at 21:57

Reuters Entertainment News Summary

Reuters Entertainment News SummaryComic book movie "Joker" is poised to surpass $1 billion in global ticket sales on Friday, becoming the first R-rated Hollywood movie ever to overcome the milestone. "Joker," a dark origin story from Warner Bros. about Batman's arch nemesis, had sold $999.1 billion as of Thursday despite not having been screened in China, which is projected to become the world's largest movie market next year.

  • November 16th 2019 at 21:57

Reuters Science News Summary

Reuters Science News SummaryBoeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a watchdog report said on Thursday, the latest management blunders in the agency's program to restart domestic human spaceflight. NASA agreed to pay Boeing Co a $287 million premium for "additional flexibilities" to accelerate production of the company's Starliner crew vehicle and avoid an 18-month gap in flights to the International Space Station. NASA's inspector general called it an "unreasonable" boost to Boeing's fixed-priced $4.2 billion dollar contract.

  • November 16th 2019 at 21:57