Hawley and McCaskill Square Off In Final Debate Before Elections

(Associate Press) St. Louis   Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley used Thursday night’s debate to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri. McCaskill hammered her challenger over his positions on health care and said Trump’s wall was unnecessary. The two squared-off about Federal Tax-cuts and pre-existing healthcare medical…

Taliban Attack Kills Top Afghan Officials, US General Unhurt

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A high-level meeting to lay out security plans for Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary elections had just concluded when an elite Afghan guard turned his gun Thursday on the departing delegation in an attack that killed the powerful Kandahar police chief but missed the top U.S. commander in the country, Gen. Scott Miller.…

Ex-FBI Agent Gets 4 Years in Prison for Leaking Documents

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted to leaking classified defense documents to a reporter was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. Terry James Albury, 39, pleaded guilty in April to one count each of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and unauthorized retention of national defense information. He apologized…