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Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:03 PM EDT

Saudis Considering Plan to Admit Writer Killed in Consulate

Saudis Considering Plan to Admit Writer Killed in Consulate

Saudi Arabia’s government is discussing a plan to admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, three people with knowledge of the situation tell NBC...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 06:06 PM EDT

Trump: 'Hard to Believe' Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael

Trump: 'Hard to Believe' Devastation Caused by Hurricane Michael

On Monday President Donald Trump traveled to Florida to see first-hand the damage caused by Hurricane Michael.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:31 PM EDT

Feds Find Increasing Attempts to Hack US Election Systems

Feds Find Increasing Attempts to Hack US Election Systems

The Department of Homeland Security says it's working to identify who — or what — is behind an increasing number of attempted cyber attacks on U.S. election databases ahead of next month's midterms. "We are...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 08:42 PM EDT

Police: Suspicious Letter Sent to Sen. Susan Collins' Home

Police: Suspicious Letter Sent to Sen. Susan Collins' Home

Police are investigating after a suspicious letter was sent to the Maine home of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. Bangor police said officers responded to Collins' West Broadway home just before 2 p.m. Monday for a...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 03:56 PM EDT

CBA to Host Gubernatorial Debate on Thursday

CBA to Host Gubernatorial Debate on Thursday

The three candidates for governor will debate this Thursday, Oct. 18, at Infinity Music Hall & Bistro in Hartford.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

US Budget Deficit Expands to $779 Billion in Fiscal 2018

US Budget Deficit Expands to $779 Billion in Fiscal 2018

The U.S. federal budget deficit rose in fiscal year 2018 as spending climbed, the Trump administration said Monday. The deficit jumped to $779 billion, $113 billion higher than the previous fiscal period,...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:17 AM EDT

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Emergency responders continue to search for those who were last seen riding out Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle as President Donald Trump head to Florida and Georgia to survey the damage. The storm...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 02:27 PM EDT

Trump Administration Eyes Military Bases for Coal, Gas Exports

Trump Administration Eyes Military Bases for Coal, Gas Exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia as officials seek to bolster the domestic...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 08:56 AM EDT

Most Americans Would Fail US Citizenship Test, Survey Says

Most Americans Would Fail US Citizenship Test, Survey Says

A new poll shows that little more than a third of Americans would pass a basic multiple choice U.S. citizenship test, NBC News reported. The survey, released this month by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:32 PM EDT

Warren Releases DNA Results Showing Native American Ancestry

Warren Releases DNA Results Showing Native American Ancestry

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA analysis that she said indicated she has some Native American heritage, a rebuttal to President Donald Trump, who has long mocked her ancestral...

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