10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Canadian leader Trudeau begs forgiveness for brownface photo; Saudis weigh response after attack on oil installations; Israelis contend with prospect of 3rd poll days after vote

Imelda's deluge won't let up over Texas and…

Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda was still deluging parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, with forecasters predicting as much as 35 inches in some places by Friday night.

Pelosi: I'd Have Held Lewandowski in Contempt

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler didn't hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt for his "completely unacceptable" behavior during a hearing Tuesday—but Nancy Pelosi would have been stricter. Sources tell Politico that the House speaker told a group of lawmakers Wednesday that she would have held President Trump's former campaign...

Pompeo says US backs Saudi Arabia's 'right to…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that America backs Saudi Arabia's 'right to defend itself' after a weekend attack targeted the heart of its oil industry

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Next-generation F-35 fighter jets go to National Guard unit

The Vermont Air National Guard is due to take delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter

Man stops rainforest mega-dam

Peter Kallang has been awarded a top environmental prize for leading a successful campaign to stop a mega-dam being built in Borneo's rainforest.

Despite tough talk, Trump leery of foreign conflict

Despite tough talk about military might, Trump leery of US military entanglements abroad

Air pressure issue causes Delta to divert flight to Florida

Delta Air Lines diverted an Atlanta flight headed to Florida after an unknown issue caused the cabin's oxygen masks to be released

Bank of England holds rates amid acute Brexit uncertainties

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate unchanged at 0.75% as rate-setters await developments on the Brexit front

North Carolina college shooting suspect set for…

A man accused in the fatal shootings on a North Carolina college campus is scheduled to make a court appearance

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Contract…

​Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law on Wednesday after state legislators passed the bill last week.

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel…

President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators

Appeals court upholds diversion denial for former…

A Tennessee appeals court has upheld a decision to deny diversion to a former school bus driver convicted of negligent homicide in a 2016 crashed that killed six children

UN chief rejects claim he didn't condemn China…

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly rejecting claims by rights groups that he hasn't condemned the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, saying he has spoken out forcefully

Trump threatens EPA action against San Francisco

President Donald Trump has threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies

ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African…

ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic case vs. 2 alleged militia leaders

Man gets 30 years in prison for stabbing DC runner to death

A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally attacking a runner in Washington, D.C.

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Huge explosion at Turkish chemical factory

A blast propelled a metal tank into the air during a fire at a facility in Istanbul.