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Coming up from the USA TODAY Network: College football predictions, NFL prognostications, more – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Check out the top 25 teams in the country according to the Amway College Football Coaches Poll. USA TODAY Sports Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) is brought down by Indianapolis Colts strong safety Matthias Farley (41) in the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)(Photo: The Associated Press) Today: Wednesday, Oct. 18 Our…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Federal judge in Maryland rules Trump’s new travel ban violates law against discrimination – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE The latest version of President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions has been temporarily blocked by a federal judge. Video provided by Newsy Newslook People march as they participate in the ‘#NoMuslimBanEver’ rally in downtown Los Angeles.(Photo: Mark Ralston, AFP/Getty Images) A federal judge in Maryland delivered a second blow to President Trump’s latest travel ban late Tuesday, arguing that the president’s own words make clear that…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Xi Jinping: Time for ‘new era’ China to ‘take center stage in the world’ – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Xi tells Communist Party to combat any actions to ‘undermine’ it Video provided by AFP Newslook Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 18.(Photo: AFP) BEIJING — Perhaps the grand Beijing Exhibition Center should be renamed the grand Xi Jinping Adoration Palace. That’s because the giant…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Rep. Frederica Wilson: Trump told soldier’s widow ‘he knew what he signed up for’ – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Congresswoman Frederica Wilson says she heard President Trump on speakerphone tell the widow of a US soldier killed in Niger, ‘he knew what he signed up for.’ There is no immediate comment from Sgt. La David Johnson’s family or The White House. (Oct. 18) AP President Trump told the widow of one of the U.S. service members who was killed in an ambush by Islamic State-linked…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

USA and Japan’s giant robot battle was a slow, brilliant mess – Engadget

Those who tuned into Twitch to view the action, saw Team USA’s Iron Glory get knocked down by Japan’s Kuratas bot straight out the gate. Its paintball canon clearly no match for its 13-foot rival’s half-ton fist. In the second round, the MegaBots pilots came back with the newer Eagle Prime machine, itself decked out with a mechanical claw and gattling gun. But, they still struggled to land a deadly…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dragons’ Den-backed Skinny Tan censured over cellulite claims – The Guardian

A self-tan brand that became a global success after appearing on the Dragons’ Den TV programme broke UK advertising rules by telling customers the product can reduce cellulite. Skinny Tan went from startup to global success after its founders, Louise Ferguson and Kate Cotton, made the most successful pitch for investment in the history of the BBC2 TV show in 2013. The duo were inundated with nine offers from the…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Blac Chyna sues Rob Kardashian and his ‘vindictive’ family – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE According to Blac Chyna, there’s no likelihood of her and Rob Kardashian ever getting back together again. USA TODAY Blac Chyna is suing her ex, Rob Kardashian, and his famous family.(Photo: Bennett Raglin, Getty Images for BET) Blac Chyna is officially suing the Kardashians. The ex-fiancé of Rob Kardashian filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging her ex and his family have damaged her brand and verbally and physically abused her….

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Mysterious ‘braid-choppers’ are drugging women and cutting off their hair in India – USA TODAY

Shaqeela Sajad, holds up her chopped braid on Oct. 12, 2017. She was attacked at her home.(Photo: Baba Tamim) SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Shaqeela Sajad was sweeping the front porch last week when a masked man dressed in black forced a handkerchief over her nose and attacked her.    “When I opened my eyes in the hospital, I found my braid had been hacked,” said Sajad, 24, who is pregnant with her…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Blac Chyna sues Rob Kardashian and his ‘vindictive’ family – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE According to Blac Chyna, there’s no likelihood of her and Rob Kardashian ever getting back together again. USA TODAY Blac Chyna is suing her ex, Rob Kardashian, and his famous family.(Photo: Bennett Raglin, Getty Images for BET) Blac Chyna is officially suing the Kardashians. The ex-fiancé of Rob Kardashian filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging her ex and his family have damaged her brand and verbally and physically abused her….

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Mysterious ‘braid-choppers’ are drugging women and cutting off their hair in India – USA TODAY

Shaqeela Sajad, holds up her chopped braid on Oct. 12, 2017. She was attacked at her home.(Photo: Baba Tamim) SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Shaqeela Sajad was sweeping the front porch last week when a masked man dressed in black forced a handkerchief over her nose and attacked her.    “When I opened my eyes in the hospital, I found my braid had been hacked,” said Sajad, 24, who is pregnant with her…

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Mysterious ‘braid-choppers’ are drugging women and cutting off their hair in India – USA TODAY

Shaqeela Sajad, holds up her chopped braid on Oct. 12, 2017. She was attacked at her home.(Photo: Baba Tamim) SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Shaqeela Sajad was sweeping the front porch last week when a masked man dressed in black forced a handkerchief over her nose and attacked her.    “When I opened my eyes in the hospital, I found my braid had been hacked,” said Sajad, 24, who is pregnant with her…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Fundraising window closing after Las Vegas shooting horror – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Lawyers representing a woman shot at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas have filed a lawsuit based on what they say is a failure to protect people attending the concert. (Oct. 11) AP People visit a makeshift memorial for victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, on Oct. 16, 2017.(Photo: John Locher, AP) A Minnesota man was released from a Las Vegas…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Dow tops 23000 for first time as stock market rally gains speed – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE If you haven’t started investing yet, these tips will help get you on the right track for retirement. USA TODAY Dow Power: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 13, 2017.(Photo: BRYAN R. SMITH, AFP/Getty Images) The Dow topped 23,000 for the first time in its 121-year history Tuesday, extending a bull market rally that began nearly nine years…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Iraq war victims allege pharmaceutical companies’ bribery led to US troop deaths – USA TODAY

Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr carry his picture during a rally Feb. 21, 2008, in the Sadr city Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad.(Photo: Wathiq Khuzaie, Getty Images) The families of dozens of U.S. troops killed or injured during the war in Iraq filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against several U.S. and European pharmaceutical and medical supply companies, alleging that the corporations knowingly financed the anti-American militia Mahdi Army through bribes and kickbacks to officials…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ISIS ‘capital’ Raqqa falls to US-backed forces. What it means for terror group’s future – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE U.S.-backed militias raised a flag inside Raqqa stadium on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said, as a four-month battle to take Islamic State’s Syrian capital came to an end. USA TODAY A soldier aims an automatic rifle through a peephole in a wall at Raqqa city, Syria, on June, 11 2017.(Photo: YOUSSEF RABIE YOUSSEF, Youssef Rabie Youssef, EPA) The Islamic State’s capital in Syria fell to…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Trump plans massive increase in federal immigration jails – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE The Department of Justice says New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and New Orleans have until Oct. 27 to show they aren’t so-called sanctuary cities. Video provided by Newsy Newslook A woman is arrested during a pro-immigration rally outside of Trump Tower along Fifth Avenue on August 15, 2017, in New York City.(Photo: Spencer Platt, Getty Images) The Trump administration is planning an increase in federal…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Afghan officials: Taliban wave of attacks kills at least 74 – USA TODAY

People survey the destruction caused at the scene of a suicide bomb attack that targeted a Police post, in Afghanistan, on Oct. 17, 2017.(Photo: Ahmadullah Ahmadi, EPA) KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country’s south, east and west, and killing at least 74 people, officials said. Among those killed in one of…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence shares story of abuse in Hollywood: I had to lose 15 pounds, pose nude – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Years before Jennifer Lawrence became an A-list celebrity for her role in ‘Hunger Games,’ she was told horrible things by filmmakers. The Oscar winner shared her story at the ‘Elle’ Women in Hollywood event. USA TODAY Jennifer Lawrence speaks at the Elle Women in Hollywood celebration at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills Monday night.(Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty Images for ELLE) Though Jennifer Lawrence has stated…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Syrian city of Raqqa liberated from Islamic State: reports – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE U.S.-backed militias raised a flag inside Raqqa stadium on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said, as a four-month battle to take Islamic State’s Syrian capital came to an end. Wochit-All FILE – This file frame grab from video released Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 and provided by Furat FM, a Syrian Kurdish activist-run media group, shows Syrian Islamic State group fighters who have surrendered, at a base…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

‘The New Yorker’: Trump jokes Pence wants to ‘hang’ gays – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE The New Yorker claims President Donald Trump once joked to a legal scholar that Vice President Mike Pence “wants to hang” gay people. The article’s author cited two sources who told her Trump routinely enjoys needling the conservative former Indiana governor about his views on abortion and homosexuality. USA TODAY INDIANAPOLIS — As critics continue to call for the resignation or impeachment of President Trump,…

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017