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A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Dems never stop - they make one problem after another.
Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Union workers can't be bought by doughnuts.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called out China for trying to “erase its own citizens,” criticizing the country’s treatment of its ethnic Uighurs minority. “I want to make clear that China’s repressive campaign in Xinjiang is not about terrorism. It’s about China’s attempt to erase its own citizens,” Pompeo told reporters after meeting with the... New York Post
VOA VIEW: China batter get themselves straight.
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Corey Lewandowski’s takeaway from his combative hearing before the House Judiciary Committee was that he needs to spend more time on Capitol Hill. “I’m very, very seriously thinking about running for the United States Senate,” Lewandowski told John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” Sunday on AM 970 New York. Lewandowski, a former campaign... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Lewandowski is very smart.
President Trump on Sunday said he has “no intention” of meeting with Iranian officials when world leaders gather at the United Nations this week. ”Nothing is ever off the table, completely, but I have no intention of meeting with Iran and that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen,” Trump told reporters as he left the... New York Post
President Trump on Sunday accused Democratic rival Joe Biden of lying when he claimed that he hadn’t spoken to his son Hunter about his foreign business dealings while characterizing his talks with the Ukrainian president as “perfect.” Trump said the phone call with President Volodymyr Zelensky covered a number of topics, including congratulating him on... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The fight is on.
Without mentioning impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump’s refusal to hand over the whistle-blower complaint would trigger a “new chapter of lawlessness.” New York Times
VOA VIEW: Pelosi like to make threats.
The leader of the Joint List of predominantly Arab parties explains why it will use its power to help make Benny Gantz prime minister of Israel. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Netanyahu must win to put Arabs is check.
Democratic candidates are publicly aligning themselves with union members in hopes of holding onto their support — and winning over those who flipped for President Trump in 2016. New York Times
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If an investigation shows that President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, the U.S. Congress may have no choice but to pursue impeachment, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Schiff is an idiot.
The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Rueters
Ocasio-Cortez added further fuel to the impeachment fire by saying the bigger scandal was Democrats' refusal to impeach President Trump.
VOA VIEW: AOC likes to push the liberal media and they push her.
Elizabeth Warren's success means she now has a target on her back, and some of her 2020 competitors already have begun sharpening the knives.
VOA VIEW: The Dems will attack each other.
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The House speaker emphasized that Americans "have no interest in entering another Middle East conflict, particularly on behalf of Saudi Arabia."
VOA VIEW: Pelosi is doing her best to manipulate.
Leading congressional Democrats and some of the party's presidential contenders gathered Sunday for the funeral of Emily Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina and prolific fundraiser in support of helping students attend the alma mater they shared. "We all loved her ... Washington Times
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Republicans on Sunday to join her side in calling on Joseph Maguire, the acting director of national intelligence, to "obey the law" and turn over a whistleblower's complaint regarding President Trump. She said the law requires Mr. Maguire to turn over the complaint, so failure ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Pelosi's letter will go to deaf ears.
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Over 9 inches of rain has hit parts of the Northeastern Plains as a cold front sweeps across the Central states. ABC
VOA VIEW: A heavy storm season.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to the United Nations General Assembly in New York to argue that post-Brexit Britain will be a dynamic world power taking the lead on tackling climate change and an unstable Middle East ABC
Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Benny Gantz for prime minister, giving him an edge over incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu ABC
VOA VIEW: A good reason to support Netanyahu.
Do not create an arms race, President Rouhani says, as the US deploys more troops to Saudi Arabia. BBC
VOA VIEW: Iran has not learned its lesson.
The Democratic diplomat commended Mr. Trump for not ordering military action against Iran that would likely spark a full-blown regional war CBS
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"I'm confident that we will not start one but I'm confident that whoever starts one will not be the one who finishes it," Zarif told "Face the Nation" CBS
VOA VIEW: It does seem that way.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that impeachment "may be the only remedy" to President Donald Trump's refusal to make public a whistleblower complaint and transcript of a phone conversation he had with Ukraine's president. CNN
Announcement comes as Iran and US fight for diplomatic advantage after Saudi oil attackIran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has said he will present a plan for Gulf security at this week’s UN general assembly, as Washington and Tehran fight for diplomatic advantage in the wake of the devastating attack on the Saudi oil industry.Rouhani made clear the Iranian proposal would exclude a role for the US, so it is unlikely to be popular with Gulf states who see Washington as an ally and protector. But the Iranian president has denounced the presence of foreign powers in the Gulf, accusing them of raising the region’s “insecurity”. Guardian
VOA VIEW: Iran cannot intimidate the rest of the world
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Whistleblower scandal swirls over WashingtonQ&A: What is the Trump-Ukraine scandal about?Donald Trump, his aides and allies went on the offensive on Sunday, over what the president claims is un-investigated corruption involving Joe Biden and his son in Ukraine. Related: Ukraine furore confirms Giuliani as Trump's most off-kilter advocate Guardian
The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Reuters
Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, will be released soon, an Iranian maritime official said on Sunday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency. Reuters
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went on the offensive on Sunday, promising to cut middle-class taxes and slash cellphone costs if re-elected after polls showed he took a significant hit when photos emerged last week of him in blackface. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Trudeau is trying to buy votes.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Sunday to break up pro-democracy protesters who trashed fittings at a railway station and shopping mall, the latest confrontation in more than three months of often violent unrest. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China better get it together.
U.S. President Donald Trump praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic reforms as they appeared together at a rally in Texas on Sunday. UPI
Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, warned the United States and other foreign nations to stay away from the nation as it unveiled a long-range missile with the ability to reach American bases. UPI
VOA VIEW: Iran needs to be taught a lesson.
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