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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 05:19 PM EDT

Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing

Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing

A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly board game appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 04:12 PM EDT

Dem. Wants Ban on Device That Accelerates Rifle Fire

Dem. Wants Ban on Device That Accelerates Rifle Fire

As she introduced legislation to ban "bump stocks" like those used by the Las Vegas shooter, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said her own daughter had planned to attend the Route 91 musical festival where concertgoers...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 06:13 PM EDT

Senate Intelligence Committee Not Ready to Shut Russia Probe

Senate Intelligence Committee Not Ready to Shut Russia Probe

Leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Wednesday that they have not determined roughly nine months into their investigation whether Russia coordinated with the Trump campaign to try to sway the...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 05:15 PM EDT

143 Arrested After Protest Blocks St. Louis Highway Traffic

143 Arrested After Protest Blocks St. Louis Highway Traffic

Police arrested 143 people after protesters blocked traffic on a busy highway near downtown St. Louis as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 11:54 AM EDT

GOP Congress Beholden to NRA, Other Gun Interests: Pelosi

GOP Congress Beholden to NRA, Other Gun Interests: Pelosi

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi accused Republicans in Congress of being "a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Rifle Association and Gun Owners of America" as she and other Democrats bemoaned the lack...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 11:53 AM EDT

Theresa May Interrupted by Prankster With P45 Form

Theresa May Interrupted by Prankster With P45 Form

British Prime Minister Theresa May was interrupted by a prankster during an apologetic speech to her party on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Comedian Simon Brodkin, playing his prankster alter-ego Lee Nelson,...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 11:30 AM EDT

Tillerson Says He Never Considered Leaving Trump Admin

Tillerson Says He Never Considered Leaving Trump Admin

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he never considered leaving the Trump administration and reiterated his admiration for President Donald Trump, publicly refuting an NBC News report that outlined his...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 04:02 PM EDT

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Reprimanded For Political Tweet

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Reprimanded For Political Tweet

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been reprimanded for violating a law limiting government employees' political activity by voicing support for a South Carolina congressional candidate. Last week, the U.S. Office...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 10:03 AM EDT

New Rules for New Industry in Coastal Zone?

New Rules for New Industry in Coastal Zone?

State environmental officials have begun the process for developing regulations for new industry in Delaware's environmentally protected coastal zone.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 08:18 AM EDT

Few Approve of Trump's Puerto Rico Response: Poll

Few Approve of Trump's Puerto Rico Response: Poll

Americans are more likely to disapprove than approve of President Donald Trump's handling of the Puerto Rico hurricane relief effort. According to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...

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