Washington Post Iraqi forces retake the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in escalating dispute with KurdsWashington PostBAGHDAD — Iraqi forces took control of the contested city of Kirkuk on Monday, as two U.S. allies faced off over territory and oil in the wake of the Kurdish region's independence vote last month. The Iraqi forces recaptured military bases, an oil ...As Iraqi forces push into disputed area, US "not taking sides"CBS NewsUS Raises Alarm as Iraq Army Seizes Oil-Rich Kirkuk From KurdsBloombergKurds Feel Twice Betrayed as Iraqi Forces Take Disputed KirkukTIMEBusiness Insider -The Atlantic -BuzzFeed News -National Reviewall 1,176 news articles »

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New York Times Trump and McConnell Strive for Comity Amid Rising TensionsNew York TimesPresident Trump with Senator Mitch McConnell on Monday at the White House. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, tried to convey a sense of harmony on ...Trump's dumbfounding, expansive press conference with Mitch McConnell, annotatedWashington PostTrump White House fed up with the SenatePoliticoCan Trump broker a GOP ceasefire?Fox NewsU.S. News & World Report -New York Post -Chicago Tribune -RealClearPoliticsall 251 news articles »

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CNNMoney Netflix to spend up to $8 billion on programming next yearCNNMoneyThe company said Monday that it will spend as much as $8 billion on shows and movies in 2018, up from $6 billion earmarked for content this year. The boost in spending comes at a time when tech giants like Apple (AAPL, Tech30), Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) ...Netflix earnings send stock up from record closing high: Live blog recapMarketWatch (blog)Netflix's Streaming Ambitions Don't Come CheapBloombergNetflix Adds 5.3 Million Subs in Q3, Beating ForecastsVarietyCNBC -TechCrunch -TheStreet.com -CNETall 168 news articles »

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New York Times In key test for prosecutors, a judge keeps alive the bribery case against Sen. MenendezLos Angeles TimesThe bribery charges against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) have survived a legal challenge for now, a relief for government prosecutors negotiating a tricky new landscape for corruption cases that the Supreme Court created with a decision a year ago.Menendez judge denies motion to acquit, trial turns to defense's caseCNNMenendez Bribe Case Proceeds After Judge Rejects DismissalBloombergJudge Refuses to Throw Out Case Against New Jersey SenatorU.S. News & World ReportThe Hill -NJ.com -Philly.com -New York Postall 75 news articles »

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Wall Street Journal Liberals Embrace 'Dark Money'Wall Street JournalRemember when Democrats and the press corps complained about “dark money” and wanted to rewrite the First Amendment to ban certain campaign contributions? Well, well. Now the progressive operatives at Fusion GPS are invoking free-speech rights to ...Firm behind explosive Trump-Russia dossier blasts Devin Nunes — and refuses to comply with his subpoenaRaw Storyall 16 news articles »

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The Hill The Memo: Trump keeps beating 2016 drumThe HillTwice on Monday — on Twitter and then at his Rose Garden news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see ...What Trump isn't tweeting aboutCNN'Hillary, please run!' Trump jokes, says 'whole Russia thing' was an excuse for Democrats' 2016 lossWashington PostTrump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that 'thinking' is why she lostFox NewsNewsweek -NBCNews.com -Politico -Sports Illustratedall 223 news articles »

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Sports Illustrated Gregg Popovich Issues Blistering Takedown of 'Soulless Coward' Donald TrumpSports IllustratedSpurs head coach Gregg Popovich has made no secret of his opinion of President Donald Trump, but he took his criticism to another level on Monday afternoon. Trump held a press conference on Monday during which he claimed that many past presidents ...'A Soulless Coward': Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to TrumpThe Nation.Pop's remarks divide a great nationmySanAntonio.comThe NBA's war with Trump continues: Spurs Coach Popovich calls the president a 'soulless coward' for false claim ...CNBCall 12 news articles »

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Washington Post Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probeWashington PostPresident Trump said Monday he will declare a national emergency next week to address the opioid epidemic and declined to express confidence in Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), his nominee for drug czar, in the wake of revelations that the lawmaker helped ...Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promiseCNNTrump Says He'll Consider Pulling Drug Czar NominationNew York TimesTrump Will 'Look Into' His Drug Czar Nominee Following ReportNBCNews.comThe Hill -BBC News -USA TODAY -National Reviewall 135 news articles »

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ESPN Raiders sign NaVorro Bowman to one-year, $3M dealESPNDel Rio said it is "not out of the question" that Bowman could play on Thursday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Bowman fills a need for the Raiders at middle linebacker with rookie fifth-round draft pick Marquel Lee out with an ankle injury. "He ...Kurtenbach: Signing NaVorro Bowman shows just how deep the Raiders' problems areThe Mercury NewsNaVorro Bowman signs 1-year deal with RaidersWashington PostRaiders, NaVorro Bowman agree to one-year dealSFGateNFL.com -Bleacher Report -SB Nation -UPI.comall 77 news articles »

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Atlanta Journal Constitution Warrant alleges mother put 2 toddlers in oven, turned it onAtlanta Journal ConstitutionA 24-year-old mother of four is accused of killing her two youngest sons “by placing them in an oven and turning it on,” according to an arrest warrant obtained Monday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. An official autopsy is pending. The arrest ...Ga. Mom Allegedly Murders Young Sons and Then Video-Calls Their Father to Show Him the ScenePEOPLE.comAtlanta Mom Charged With Murder as Authorities Believe She Left Her 2 Infant Sons in Hot OvenKTLAFamily of mother accused of killing her children says she had history of mental illnessWSB AtlantaDayton Daily Newsall 50 news articles »

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Bustle 'The New Yorker's Mike Pence Profile Has LGBTQ Advocates FrightenedBustleOn Monday, The New Yorker released its long-awaited profile of Vice President Mike Pence, entitled "The Danger Of President Pence." The article includes a number of revelations about Pence's relationship with Trump and the veep's own political ambitions.US Pushes `Fair Trade' as Japan Economic Talks AdvanceBloomberg“The most faith-centric, pro-life president” made these offensive jokes about prayer, religionSalonYour Semi-Regular Reminder That Mike Pence Is Fucking ScaryJezebelRefinery29 -New York Post -Vox -NBCNews.comall 215 news articles »

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NPR In The Wake Of Harvey Weinstein Scandal, Women Say #MeTooNPRThe ousting of a powerful Hollywood producer over multiple abuse allegations prompted women and other assault survivors to proclaim a simple idea: that sexual abuse is common in their lives. Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption.Why I thought twice before saying #MeTooWashington PostAlyssa Milano Tweets “Me Too” Hashtag Insipired By Tarana Burke, Raising Awareness Of Sexual AbuseDeadline#MeToo campaign proves scope of sexual harassment, flaw in Mayim Bialik's op-edChicago TribuneSyracuse.com -Hollywood Reporter -Houston Chronicle -Asbury Park Pressall 361 news articles »

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SFGate The Latest: DA to retry suspect in woman's burning deathSFGateBATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Mississippi man charged in the burning death of a woman (all times local):. 4:35 p.m.. A Mississippi prosecutor says the government will retry 29-year-old Quinton Tellis in the burning death of 19 ...and more »

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New York Times It Was a Universe-Shaking Announcement. But What Is a Neutron Star Anyway?New York TimesAn image captured by the Very Large Telescope in Chile shows light from a kilonova, or merging of two neutron stars, indicated by the red arrow, in the galaxy NGC 4993. Credit ESO/A.J. Levan, N.R. Tanvir. On Monday, astronomers made a universe-shaking ...Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomyWashington Post2 Neutron Stars Collided, So Are They a Black Hole Now?Space.comGravitational waves – and light – seen in neutron star collisionCBS NewsMLive.com -Christian Science Monitor -U.S. News & World Report -89.3 KPCCall 312 news articles »

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ESPN Aaron Rodgers to have surgery on broken collarboneESPNGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone "in the near future," coach Mike McCarthy said Monday. Editor's Picks. Vikings' Zimmer: Barr's hit on Rodgers not dirty. Vikings coach Mike ...To win with Brett Hundley, the Packers are going to need to change their offenseWashington PostPackers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Needs Surgery, Potentially Out For Rest of SeasonSports IllustratedPackers' Aaron Rodgers: Needs potential season-ending surgeryCBSSports.comUSA TODAY -The San Diego Union-Tribuneall 1,317 news articles »

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