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U.S. President Donald Trump, center, with first lady Melania Trump, left, speaks to media as he leaves following his address to the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

The Trumptastic outcome of a Trumpian speech

- The Washington Times

President Trump will be on United Nations duty for the next 48 hours, meeting with leaders of the Palestinian Authority, Jordan, Britain, Egypt, Ukraine, Turkey, Afghanistan, South Korea, Japan and multiple African nations.

Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Manafort calls for probe into wiretap, release of intercepts

- The Washington Times

The Justice Department’s Inspector General should investigate leaks that indicate U.S. authorities wiretapped President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and transcripts of the intercepts should be publicly released, his spokesman said Tuesday.

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez, Illinois Democrat (Associated Press) **FILE**

Dem congressman arrested outside Trump Tower

- The Washington Times

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez was arrested Tuesday for protesting at Trump Tower in New York over the president’s decision to phase out the Obama-era deportation amnesty for Dreamers, the congressman’s office confirmed.

Camron Coleman, left, and Jordan Benoit move a damaged pew out of Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church on Pine Street in the north end of Beaumont, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)

Senators push for churches to get disaster relief grants

- The Washington Times

Four Republican senators introduced a bill Monday that would allow churches to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program grants, putting the houses of worship on the same playing field as non-religious nonprofits.

News headlines scroll above the Fox News studios in the News Corporation headquarters building in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.  Fox contributor Rod Wheeler, who worked on the Seth Rich case, claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered Democratic National Committee staffer in the Wikileaks scandal and that President Donald Trump pressured Fox to publish the story. He sued Fox for defamation on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fox News moves to dismiss Rod Wheeler lawsuit

- The Washington Times

Fox News moved Tuesday to dismiss the controversial lawsuit by former private investigator Rod Wheeler, alleging that the claims in his suit were “overloaded with sensationalistic allegations.”

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FILE - This combination of 2017 file photos shows U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, left, and Sen. Luther Strange. On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, their campaigns confirmed the candidates in the race for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat will hold a debate on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, Butch Dill, File)

Bentley weighed 'trickle-down effect' in appointing Strange

- Associated Press

When scandal-plagued former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley decided to appoint his state's attorney general, Luther Strange, to the U.S. Senate, Bentley appeared to have considered that he would also get to appoint a new attorney general, according to his notes, obtained by The Associated Press.

Judge won't allow prostitution rumors in Menendez case

- Associated Press

The judge in U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial refused a request from defense lawyers on Tuesday to show jurors parts of a TV interview and press release that references discredited rumors about the Democrat consorting with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic.