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Paul Manafort’s lawyers say he’s not a flight risk because he knew indictment was coming and didn’t run

Paul Manafort’s lawyers say he’s not a flight risk because he knew indictment was coming and didn’t run

By Terence Cullen | New York Daily News

November 2, 2017


Filed under National

The legal team contended the veteran GOP strategist, due in court Friday afternoon, isn't a flight risk because he consistently returned home from trips abroad despite the pending indictment.

Facebook stumbles with early effort to stamp out fake news

Facebook stumbles with early effort to stamp out fake news

By Sarah Frier | Bloomberg News

October 30, 2017


Filed under National

The company outsources the process to third-party fact checkers who can only tackle a small fraction of the bogus news that floods the social network, according to interviews with people involved in the process.

Paul Manafort and former aide face multiple charges in Mueller probe

Paul Manafort and former aide face multiple charges in Mueller probe

By Joseph Tanfani | Tribune Washington Bureau

October 30, 2017


Filed under National

President Trump's former campaign manager has been indicted on 12 charges of money-laundering and conspiracy.

Hurricane sent foul water from the sewers into Biscayne Bay. What happens now?

Hurricane sent foul water from the sewers into Biscayne Bay. What happens now?

By Jenny Staletovich | Miami Herald

October 25, 2017


Filed under National

If the flooding Hurricane Irma unleashed around Miami-Dade County looked bad onshore, scientists worry the damage to Biscayne Bay could be far more long-lasting, and difficult to fix.

Senators push forward with bipartisan Obamacare fix — and Trump’s encouragement

Senators push forward with bipartisan Obamacare fix — and Trump’s encouragement

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau

October 19, 2017


Filed under National

Despite President Donald Trump's mixed messages, key senators unveiled their bipartisan plan Thursday to stabilize health insurance markets, drawing widespread support.

Missouri farmers wrestle with toll of widespread dicamba damage

Missouri farmers wrestle with toll of widespread dicamba damage

By Bryce Gray | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

October 19, 2017


Filed under National

"We had about 2,000 acres of Liberty soybeans and every one of 'em was damaged at some point."

Apps for surviving disasters

Apps for surviving disasters

By Seung Lee | The Mercury News

October 17, 2017


Filed under National

Some forward thinking and a few smartphone apps can be a valuable companion to navigate a disaster and its aftermath — even when there is little to no data connection, experts say.

After evacuations are lifted in California fires, some residents return home to wreckage: ‘It’s gone’

After evacuations are lifted in California fires, some residents return home to wreckage: ‘It’s gone’

By Laura J. Nelson | Los Angeles Times

October 17, 2017


Filed under National

Hours after police lifted the evacuation orders for a small area of the Larkfield-Wikiup area, dozens of residents sped through the darkened streets to check their houses for damage or to see what was left to salvage.

U.S. Chamber chief economist: Economy ‘doing pretty well’

U.S. Chamber chief economist: Economy ‘doing pretty well’

By John Lovett | Times Record, Fort Smith, Arkansas

October 13, 2017


Filed under National

The United States is in the midst of the third-longest economic expansion in history and "the economy is doing pretty well," said the chief economist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

By Nereida Moreno | Chicago Tribune

October 13, 2017


Filed under National, State

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Adtalem Global Education has turned to an unconventional facility to house its storm-ravaged Caribbean medical school campus: a cruise ship.

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