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Deal's final stab at criminal justice overhaul takes aim at cash bail in Georgia   

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Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled the final phase of his criminal justice overhaul on Wednesday, outlining a plan that would give judges more leeway to forgo cash bail for poor defendants accused of low-level offenses.
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Saudi officials reportedly confirm Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi...

Saudi officials reportedly confirm Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi is dead

Saudi Arabia's state media has confirmed the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday. Around 18 suspects have been detained by the Saudis and a top general... Read more ...

Trump Sticks To Trump Country As He Pushes For GOP Wins In The Midterms

Trump Sticks To Trump Country As He Pushes For GOP Wins In The Midterms

The president goes to places where he can make the biggest impact for Republicans, which has largely meant avoiding suburban swing districts and focusing his attention on... Read more ...

Republican Patrick Morrisey is betting that bipartisanship is dead in his...

Republican Patrick Morrisey is betting that bipartisanship is dead in his Senate race against Democrat Joe Manchin in deep-red West Virginia

State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is the Republican challenging incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin in West Virginia. Morrisey is branding himself as the "polar opposite" of... Read more ...

Trump says 'we have a tremendous order' with Saudi Arabia, doesn't want to...

Trump says 'we have a tremendous order' with Saudi Arabia, doesn't want to cancel defense contracts 'as retribution' for Jamal Khashoggi's death

Saudi Arabia admitted that missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died inside the Saudi Consulate after an encounter with Saudi operatives there "led to a quarrel... Read more ...

The DOJ has charged a Russian woman working for a close Putin ally with...

The DOJ has charged a Russian woman working for a close Putin ally with conspiring to interfere in the 2018 midterms

The Department of Justice announced on Friday that it has charged a Russian woman with conspiring to interfere in the 2018 US midterms. The woman, Elena Khusyaynova, is accused... Read more ...

Theresa May told by the EU to 'take it or leave it' as Brexit talks risk...

Theresa May told by the EU to 'take it or leave it' as Brexit talks risk collapse

Exclusive: Senior EU source tells Business Insider that they will not budge any further in deadlocked Brexit divorce talks. Theresa May should "take it or leave it," the source... Read more ...

Twitter is shutting down bot accounts posting pro-Saudi tweets about missing...

Twitter is shutting down bot accounts posting pro-Saudi tweets about missing dissident Khashoggi

Twitter has suspended hundreds of bot accounts identified by NBC News as being involved in a coordinated campaign to defend the Saudi government's role in the disappearance of... Read more ...

Gov. Bill Walker Drops Out Of Alaska Gubernatorial Race Less Than 3 Weeks...

Gov. Bill Walker Drops Out Of Alaska Gubernatorial Race Less Than 3 Weeks Before Election

The independent governor endorsed his Democratic opponent, former Sen. Mark Begich, who is now in a tight race with Republican Mike Dunleavy. Read more ...

'All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent...

'All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent assault': White House Correspondents' Association condemns Trump's praise of lawmaker who body-slammed journalist

The White House Correspondents' Association accused President Donald Trump in a statement of "cheerleading for a violent act targeting a free and independent news media." On... Read more ...

These are the 15 Saudis suspected in the disappearance and alleged killing...

These are the 15 Saudis suspected in the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish officials released still images from surveillance cameras last week of the 15 Saudi nationals they say are suspects in the disappearance, and alleged murder, of... Read more ...