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The American Fugitive From the JPMorgan Hack Turns Up in a Russian Cell

Joshua AaronThe only American suspect named in the largest known hack of Wall Street is negotiating his return to the U.S. from a detention cell in Russia, where he’s no longer welcome, people familiar with the talks said.

Joshua Aaron, a Maryland native who attended Florida State University, has been held at a facility for illegal immigrants outside Moscow since failing to show police a valid passport during a midnight check at his apartment above the Beverly Hills Diner near downtown in May, court records show.


Florida Federal Court Extends Voter Registration Deadline After Matthew

Florida voter registration extendedFlorida residents will get more time to register to vote.

On Monday afternoon, a judge ordered the voter registration deadline to be extended from Tuesday, October 11th to Wednesday, October 12th.

Voter registrations will be accepted until 5p.m. that day.


Pope Francis rejects rightwingers with US cardinals' appointment

Pope appoints progressive cardinalsPope Francis has put his progressive stamp on the American Catholic church with the selection of three new like-minded cardinals – including one who has sparred with the Republican vice-presidential nominee, Mike Pence – in a clear rejection of bishops who have advocated for the church’s exclusion of divorced and LGBT Catholics.

The American choices were among 17 new cardinals named by Francis. He has chosen more from the developing world and only one from Italy, reflecting his desire to decentralise power away from the Vatican in Rome.


German Police Say Syrian Planning Attack Was Nabbed By Fellow Refugees

German terrorist capturedAfter a nationwide manhunt, authorities in Germany have arrested a Syrian refugee who was allegedly planning a bomb attack.

The man, identified as Jaber al-Bakr, is likely linked to ISIS, authorities say.

He was caught after fellow Syrian refugees recognized him, held him at an apartment in Leipzig and notified police, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports.


Warren Buffett to Trump: 'I have paid federal income tax every year since 1944'

Buffet ClintonWarren Buffett schooled Donald Trump on Monday about the taxes of a billionaire.

"Mr. Trump says he knows more about taxes than any other human. He has not seen my income tax returns. But I am happy to give him the facts," Buffett said in a statement.

Buffett was responding to an exchange in Sunday's debate in which Clinton called on Trump to release his tax returns. Clinton has blasted Trump for using the tax code aggressively to avoid paying federal income tax.


Trump Taj Mahal closes after years of losses

Trump Taj Mahal closesThe Trump Taj Mahal, an iconic casino hotel on the Atlantic City boardwalk, ceased operations Monday after hemorrhaging losses for years and negotiations with employees' union broke down, according to its owner, billionaire investor Carl Icahn.

The shutdown, which leaves 3,000 employees out of work, was widely expected after its management announced the planned closure in August. Beset by labor strife and the decline of Atlantic City as a resort and gaming destination, the hotel lost "almost $350 million over just a few short years," Icahn said in a statement Monday.


750,000 still without power in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew

750,000 without power after MatthewMore than a thousand people had to be rescued from flooding in North Carolina as the state was hit harder by Hurricane Matthew than was expected.

Many areas of eastern North Carolina saw 15 inches of rain, two or three times what had been predicted. And as Matthew moved away from Cape Hatteras, and out into the Atlantic Ocean as a tropical storm, it left a massive amount of damage.


Poll: After Trump Tape Revelation, Clinton's Lead Up to Double Digits

Hillary ClintonAs Donald Trump's campaign reels over tapes of the presidential candidate's sexually aggressive comments about women in 2005, the Republican nominee now trails Hillary Clinton by double digits among likely voters, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

The poll, conducted on Saturday and Sunday but before the second presidential debate, shows Clinton with 46 percent support among likely voters in a four-way matchup, compared to 35 percent for Trump.


The Latest: Harvard economist 'thrilled' by Nobel

Oliver HartHarvard economist Oliver Hart says he's "thrilled" his work has received one of the highest honors of his profession.

"It's a recognition that your work has been valuable. That's what we all want," he said at a news conference Monday at the university's economics department.

"I can't deny that the thought had crossed my mind that I might win it. But I could not imagine the phone actually ringing," Hart said later in an interview with the AP.


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