Today's Update

TRUMP ON KAVANAUGH ACCUSER

In a tweet today, President Trump questioned the credibility of the woman, Christine Blasey Ford, who's accusing U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of a sexual assault back when they were in high school. Trump says if the alleged event was "as bad as she says" -- she would have reported it to officials years ago. Trump also suggested she should provide a police report from the alleged event. Meanwhile, lawyers for Blasey Ford are now negotiating with the Senate Judiciary Committee about her possible testimony next week -- some pundits say that testimony could derail Kavanaugh's confirmation. And there's much more.

DC JOGGER MURDER

A reported break in the tragic murder case of a bride-to-be. A 23-year-old Washington, DC man has been charged in the stabbing death of Wendy Martinez, who was attacked while out for a run in the Logan Circle neighborhood Tuesday night. Officials now say the suspect, Anthony Crawford, may have been high on the drug K2 at the time of the attack. Authorities reportedly believe the 35-year-old victim did nothing to provoke the attack. Reports say she somehow made her way to a nearby carryout Chinese restaurant -- where she collapsed. Martinez reportedly became engaged just last week and went wedding dress shopping this past weekend. Reports say she'll be buried in the dress she picked out. Read on.

IT'S AN AMAZON WORLD...

... and we just live in it. Amazon unveiled its new product line-up for the 2018 holiday season at an event held yesterday in Seattle. Lots of new stuff... some cool. Some confusing. The rollout includes an all-new Echo Dot, a smart plug that adds voice control to anything plugged in, the Echo Auto (yup, think Alexa riding shotgun -- Siri may be jealous about this one) and an Alexa microwave (not sure about this -- I mean can she even cook?). Lots more unveiled. Check it out here.

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OUT THIS WEEKEND

"Life Itself" -- the latest from "This Is Us" writer-director Dan Fogelman. Spoiler alert -- reviews aren't great. "Maniac" -- starring Jonah Hill and the fabulous Emma Stone in this dark comedy available on Netflix starting today. And, "Colette" -- a biopic about the French novelist starring Keira Knightley and Dominic West. Read on for the complete list of this weekend's new releases.

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THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

As Montell Jordan sang in 1995, "it's Friday night and I feel alright..." But another not-sung-about thing that happens on Fridays is getting those sports uniforms ready for weekend games. Some of ours are already looking pretty dingy, so take a look at these dos and don'ts on washing a sports uniform. Best part, you can use all of that leftover Borax from last year's slime-making craze!

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DO YOU REMEMBER?

It's the 21st of September. You know what that means -- time to watch Earth, Wind & Fire's awesome video of this classic song. Ba de ya de ya de ya Ba de ya de ya de ya Ba de ya de ya de ya de ya...

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UPDATE ON PICK UP PUERTO RICO

THANK YOU!!!! We love our TPL readers! Thanks to your generosity, we've sent over $1,500 in school supplies to our partner school. There are still many more items on the list. If you haven't already, please check out our Amazon Wishlist where you can easily purchase the school supplies that we all may take for granted. Your purchase will be shipped directly to the school via Amazon Prime if you're a Prime customer. Please help us start the school year off on the right foot by helping out those who are less fortunate.

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