The Brief

President Trump And Senate Majority Leader McConnell Deliver Remarks After Meeting At The White House
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Trump: It's the GOP's Fault

President Donald Trump blamed Senate Republicans for the stalled GOP agenda and also expressed understanding for former senior aide Steve Bannon's all-out war on the GOP establishment. "I'll be honest they are not getting the job done"

Bergdahl Being Treated At U.S. Military Hospital In Germany

Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban after walking off his military base in Afghanistan, has pleaded guilty to charges related to the high-profile incident. Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and held for years

Forest fire in Serra de Bouro district of Leiria north of Lisbon

Infant Dies in Portugal Wildfires

A spate of wildfires in Portugal has killed at least 32 people, authorities said, making this year by far the deadliest on record for forest blazes in the country. In neighboring Spain, wildfires also killed at least four people


Tillerson: Diplomacy Will Continue With North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until the first bomb drops." His remarks come in spite of Trump's tweets stating the Secretary of State was "wasting his time"

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'Me Too' Sexual Assault Campaign Goes Viral

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the hashtag #MeToo trended in a social media campaign to illustrate the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault. Actress Alyssa Milano launched the campaign and called on others to speak up

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Colin Kaepernick Files Collusion Claim Against the NFL

According to multiple sources, free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL for collusion. Sports Illustrated’s legal analyst and attorney Michael McCann breaks down what to know about the former 49ers player's case

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Oil Rig Explodes in Louisiana

An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing. More injuries are expected

US President Donald Trump addresses a rally for Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) at the Von Braun Civic Center September 22, 2017 in Huntsville, Alabama.

Trump Raised $10 Million to Run for Re-Election

New financial disclosures President Donald Trump’s re-election committee filed Sunday with the Federal Election Commission tell a story of two Trump campaigns. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at some of the more intriguing, telling and odd figures


The Company Harvey Weinstein Built Might Sell Itself

The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale. The company said it's getting a cash infusion from Colony Capital. Co-founder Harvey Weinstein was fired by the company following allegations of sexual harassment

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Iraq Government Launches Attack Against Kurds

Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking the disputed northern city of Kirkuk, causing "lots of casualties" in fighting south of the city