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  • Trump Incites Laughter from World Leaders: In a return to his “America First” platform, President Trump spoke Tuesday at the UN General Assembly in Manhattan and said, “America is governed by Americans…We reject the ideology of globalism and accept the doctrine of patriotism.” During his address, Trump denounced Iran and Venezuela but said he remains optimistic about working with North Korea to de-escalate the threat of nuclear violence. But there was one moment of levity in the president’s speech. The audience, full of world leaders, laughed in unison when Trump claimed his administration has “accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.” In a rare moment of vulnerability, Trump replied, “Didn’t expect that reaction, but that's OK.” Watch the moment here.

  • Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote Set: The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Friday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, just a day after the judge and one accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, testify before the body. Committee Republicans have hired Rachel Mitchell, an experienced sex crimes prosecutor, to question Kavanaugh and Ford at Thursday’s hearing. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said, “the goal is to de-politicize the process and get to the truth.” Many Democrats have slammed this decision, arguing it will turn the Senate hearing into a criminal prosecution. Read more here.

  • Bill Cosby Goes to Jail: A judge on Tuesday sentenced the comedian to a period of three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. Cosby was accused of sexual assault by almost 60 women. The judge labeled him a “sexually violent predator,” and the comedian’s name will be distributed on a sex-offender registry. Cosby was released on $1 million bail after his arrest in December of 2015. He was led straight to jail from the courtroom on Tuesday, wearing red suspenders and a white shirt. Read the reactions of celebrities and advocates on social media here.

  • Lost Whale: A beluga whale has been spotted multiple times since Tuesday feeding and swimming in Britain’s River Thames. The white whale was seen around barges near Gravesend, Kent, thousands of miles from its natural habitat of the Arctic. Ships are being urged to keep clear, and rescue teams are on standby. Read more here.

  • Hold the Donuts: In January, Dunkin’ Donuts will drop the “Donuts” from its name. The chain said it’s rebranding itself as a “beverage-led” company ー beverages, especially coffee, already make up 60 percent of its U.S. sales. The new Dunkin’ branding on social media, ads, packages, and signage will focus on coffees, teas, fast service, and to-go food, including donuts. Dunkin’ also has plans to open 1,000 new U.S. stores by the end of 2020. Read more here.

  • Tim Tebow's Secret to Success: Heisman Trophy-winning QB-turned baseball minor leaguer Tim Tebow said in an interview on Tuesday that he likes to listen to “softer” music in the gym ー namely Disney’s “Moana” soundtrack. Tebow visited "Good Morning America" to promote his new motivational book, “This Is the Day,” his fourth major publication. Read more here.

  • Steven Avery Returns: Netflix announced on Tuesday that its wildly popular series “Making a Murderer” is officially returning with a second season on Friday, Oct. 19. After almost three years, the Emmy-winning docu-series will focus on the post-conviction process. Producers reportedly had exclusive access to the accused, Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey. See the trailer here.

  • Will Smith's Birthday Stunt: In a unique 50th birthday celebration on Tuesday, the actor bungee-jumped out of a helicopter above the Grand Canyon. Smith, who was supported by his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith, three kids, and dozens of friends and relatives, described the experience as shifting “from pure terror to absolute bliss.” The stunt was livestreamed on YouTube and raised money for education in developing countries. See a photo here.

  • Divorce Rate Down: According to a new report, Americans under the age of 45 are getting married later in life and are pickier about who they marry ー resulting in a lower divorce rate. The U.S. divorce rate dropped 18 percent from 2008 to 2016, according to a study from a professor at the University of Maryland. Read more here.

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