9/11 ceremony honors the lives lost in the attack. The memorial was held today at the Pike's Peak Peace Officers Memorial in Memorial Park. The event honors the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack. Speakers included Mayor John Suthers, Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez, Colorado Springs Fire Chief Randy Royal, and Colorado Springs Police Chaplain Gene Steinkirchner.
- USA TODAY
The appeal to the Supreme Court was the latest step in a legal fight over classified documents seized by the FBI in August at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club.
- The Recount
Justice Sonia Sotomayor calls out Justice Samuel Alito in AL redistricting case: "Justice Alito gave the game away."
Justice Sonia Sotomayor called out Justice Samuel Alito in the Alabama redistricting case. In Merrill v. Milligan, the Supreme Court will be deciding an extremely important case regarding gerrymandering. After the 2020 Census, Alabama redid their congressional redistricting map for 2021 that was drawn by the state's GOP-legislature.
- Business Insider
Trump personally packed a stash of documents returned from Mar-a-Lago, report says. He kept hundreds more until the FBI seized them.
Trump had personal oversight over the 15 boxes returned to NARA in January, the Washington Post reported. Many sensitive documents were retained.
- Associated Press
Russian troops abandoned a key Ukrainian city so rapidly that they left the bodies of their comrades in the streets, offering more evidence Tuesday of Moscow's latest military defeat as it struggles to hang on to four regions of Ukraine that it illegally annexed last week. Meanwhile, Russia’s upper house of parliament rubber-stamped the annexations following “referendums” that Ukraine and its Western allies have dismissed as fraudulent. Responding to the move, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy formally ruled out talks with Russia, declaring that negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin are impossible after his decision to take over the regions.
- The Daily Beast
Fox NewsBarely two hours after The Daily Beast broke the news that Herschel Walker paid for a girlfriend’s abortion in 2009, the vehemently anti-abortion rights Senate candidate appeared on Fox News’ Hannity for what he thought would be an easy denial. It didn’t go exactly as planned.Sean Hannity began the interview by raising the “serious accusations” against his guest and tossing up a bit of a softball about whether Walker knows the anonymous woman making the allegation.“I have no idea,” Walke
- Yahoo News
One month after their counteroffensive began, Ukrainian forces have gained significant ground following months of Russia’s advances in the south and east of the country.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - TUESDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2022, 11:46 The Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine says that more than 2,000 Russian soldiers have contacted them over the past few weeks asking for an opportunity to surrender.
- ABC News
Trump's 1st secretary of state testifies he never asked Tom Barrack to 'conduct any diplomacy' for US
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified Monday during the illegal foreign lobbying trial of former Donald Trump ally Tom Barrack that he never asked Barrack to undertake any diplomacy on behalf of the United States during his year-long stint as Trump’s secretary of state. "Did you ever ask Tom Barack to commit any diplomacy on behalf of the United States?" prosecutor Hiral Mehta asked. “No,” Tillerson replied.
- USA TODAY
Sen. Rick Scott avoided calling out Trump directly, instead responding vaguely: "it's never OK to be a racist."
(Bloomberg) -- Former President Donald Trump wants to slow down the government’s appeal case over the appointment of a so-called special master to review thousands of documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate.Trump’s lawyers on Monday urged the federal appeals court in Atlanta to deny the Justice Department’s request to expedite the case, arguing Trump’s team is already crunched for time dealing with the special master review and district court action. That includes going over the 11,000 docum
Ex-GOP strategist slams Trump for 'assassination instructions' against McConnell: 'It's beyond the pale. Every Republican ought to be able to say so.'
Scott Jennings said Trump's post had "assassination instructions" for McConnell and "blatant racism" toward his wife, Trump official Elaine Chao.
Russia's first mobilisation since World War Two, declared by President Vladimir Putin on Sept. 21, has led to widespread discontent among officials and citizens over the way the draft has been handled, including complaints about enlistment officers sending call-up papers to clearly ineligible men. "In 10 days, several thousand of our countrymen received summons and arrived at the military registration and enlistment offices," Mikhail Degtyarev, the governor of the Khabarovsk region in Russia's Far East, said in a video post on the Telegram messaging app. Degtyarev said the removal of the commissar, Yuri Laiko, would not affect the mobilisation plan set by Putin.
Sen. Rick Scott says Republicans are sticking with Herschel Walker, comparing the embattled Georgia candidate to Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas' scandals
"This is just like the smears they attempted against Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas, and it will not work," Rick Scott said in a statement.
- Business Insider
Marla Maples told Trump she had to throw up after he filmed a now famous Pizza Hut commercial with his ex-wife Ivana, book says
A new book says Donald Trump got $500,00 for filming the commercial, which sparked major demand for Pizza Hut's stuffed-crust pies.
- Associated Press
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Daily life in Haiti began to spin out of control last month just hours after Prime Minister Ariel Henry said fuel subsidies would be eliminated, causing prices to double. Gunshots rang out as protesters blocked roads with iron gates and mango trees. Then Haiti’s most powerful gang took a drastic step: It dug trenches to block access to the Caribbean country’s largest fuel terminal, vowing not to budge until Henry resigns and prices for fuel and basic goods go down.
- The Wrap
Ukrainian Ambassador Tells Elon Musk to ‘F– Off’ After CEO Offers Unsolicited Advice for Peace With Russia
Even Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy dragged Musk on Twitter
- Consequence of Sound
The Pink Floyd co-founder thinks Ukraine wants him up against The Wall. Roger Waters Says He’s on Ukraine “Kill List,” Calls Evidence of Russian War Crimes “Lies” Wren Graves
- USA TODAY
Barack Obama had no direct involvement in the custody of presidential records from his time in office, contrary to a claim by Donald Trump.
- NBC News
Senator Ron Johnson on Tuesday acknowledged he exchanged text messages with one of Donald Trump’s attorneys before and after Johnson’s staff attempted to deliver a package to then-Vice President Mike Pence on Jan. 6.
An attorney for Ward declined to comment.