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Trump Visits UN: President Trump is in New York to visit the UN this week. Expect major meetings and speeches. Today, he'll likely meet with South Korea's president to talk about efforts to stop North Korea's nuclear program. Trump will speak at the UN General Assembly meeting tomorrow and chair the UN Security Council for the first time on Wednesday. More to come...
Read more: AP, The Hill, NBC News, WSJ
New Accusations: A hearing is set for Thursday as new accusations against the U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh come out. In addition to the woman who says Kavanaugh assaulted her while they were teens, there's now another woman who says he exposed himself to her while they were in college. Also, a well-known attorney says he's representing a third woman who has "credible" info about sexual misconduct from the 80s. Kavanaugh and the White House say it's all a smear campaign and none of it is true. This continues to develop...
Read more:NYT,The New Yorker,FOX News,NBC News,Twitter
Bill Cosby Sentencing: Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing begins today. He could spend the rest of his life in prison. A total of 60 women have accused him of sexual misconduct spanning decades, although only one triggered criminal charges and a conviction.
Tiger Woods Wins: It's being called an epic comeback. Tiger Woods just won the Tour Championship -- his first big win in more than five years. He teared up after the victory and said it's been a "tough couple of years." He's had back and knee surgeries and was arrested for DUI in recent years.
Read more:ESPN,Golf Digest,ABC News
Audi Subscription: Audi is launching a new option to let you pay a flat monthly fee in exchange for swapping out cars twice a month. It's $1,395 per month and starts only in the Dallas area. Other car companies are running similar pilot programs around the country.
Read more:The Verge
Airbnb Equity: Airbnb is asking the federal government to change some rules so it can offer its homeowner hosts a piece of the business. As in: get equity when you rent out a room. TBD if it ever becomes a reality.
TV's Premiere Week: It's "Premiere Week" for broadcast networks, meaning the new seasons are almost here for shows like The Big Bang Theory,This Is Usand several more. Brand new shows, like theMurphy Brownrevival, will start this week, too. Find the full guide here.
Read more: THR
Weekend Box Office:The House With a Clock in Its Wallswas the weekend box office winner. It's a family friendly thriller starring Cate Blanchett and Jack Black.
Read more: EW,THR
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