Washington Post

Can Trump actually shut down the government over wall funding?
Washington Post
Constructing a border wall is essential to President Trump — so essential, he said, he is willing to “close down” the government to get it. But what would it take for Trump to actually force a government shutdown? And how likely is that to happen ...
Odds of a government shutdown rise after Trump threatThe Hill
Is a Government Shutdown Inevitable?The Atlantic
Fellow Republicans rebuke Trump over government shutdown threatCNBC
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The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a winner
Washington Post
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Powerball announced that a single ticket sold at a convenience store in Watertown, Mass., was the winner of Wednesday night's $758.7 million jackpot, according to the Powerball website. It was the second largest ...
Powerball winning numbers: 6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and Powerball 4CBS News
Someone in Massachusetts just won the $758M Powerball jackpotNew York Daily News
Powerball-winning ticket for $758.7 million jackpot sold in MassachusettsChicago Tribune
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Daily Beast

Will GOP Pay a Price for Trying to Take Health Care Benefits From Voters?
Daily Beast
Politicians who tried to strip health care benefits from their voters may face consequences as constituents realize what's at stake—in a way they didn't a few months ago. Kaiser Health News. 08.24.17 1:40 AM ET. Mark Wilson/Getty. By Michael McAuliff ...
The President Turns on His OwnNew York Times
McConnell to address voters in Kentucky amid Trump feudCNN
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New York Times

Christopher Cantwell, White Nationalist, Surrenders to the Police
New York Times
A white nationalist whose behavior at the violent gatherings this month in Charlottesville, Va., brought him notoriety after he was featured in a widely viewed documentary, has turned himself into the authorities in Virginia days after warrants were ...
The Latest: Police say white nationalist turns himself inWashington Post
White supremacist Christopher Cantwell surrenders to policeCNN
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White House to issue guidance on transgender military ban, WSJ reports
Washington (CNN) The White House will send guidance to the Pentagon on President Donald Trump's transgender military ban -- including instructions to reject transgender applicants -- "in coming days," The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday night, ...
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Black lawmakers push to get Confederate statues out of the US Capitol
WASHINGTON — In the wake of the white nationalist protest in Charlottesville that led to one death, black lawmakers are ramping up efforts in Congress to remove Confederate statues from federal property, including some in the U.S. Capitol.

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Tropical storm Harvey heads for Texas, may become hurricane
(Reuters) - The Texas Gulf Coast was getting ready for the tropical storm Harvey to make landfall by Friday, bringing with it strong winds, heavy flooding and torrential rains. Hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge watches were in effect for ...
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New York Daily News

16 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, southern China
New York Daily News
A woman holds on to her pet as they evacuate from flood waters caused by Typhoon Hato and the tide in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017. Thousands of people were evacuated from parts of the mainland coast ...
Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destructionReuters
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Typhoon Hato leaves 16 dead after lashing southern ChinaYahoo News
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New York Times

Is McGregor Safe Fighting Mayweather? Ringside Physicians Say No
New York Times
The mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor, shown with his hands wrapped before a workout, will meet Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Credit John Locher/Associated Press. The highly anticipated showdown ...
Mayweather-McGregor is a battle for supremacy between boxing and mixed martial artsLos Angeles Times
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McGregor ready for anything after 'scary training session'New York Post
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Washington Post

India's Supreme Court says privacy is an intrinsic right in blow to government
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — In a blow to the Indian government's efforts to roll out the world's biggest biometric database on its billion citizens, India's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that privacy was a fundamental right for people. Over the past few years, the ...
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