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A senior North Korean official who had been reported to be sentenced to hard labor over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un. North Korean publications on Monday showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: It shows NK cannot be trusted.
A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions between ... Las Vegas Sun
Senior Mexican officials launched an urgent campaign to stop President Trump’s latest tariff threat, telling the administration Monday they were doing their part to stem migration through their territory and that taxes on trade would only hurt both nations’ economies. Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico’s foreign... LA Times
VOA VIEW: Mexico would be wise to work with Trump.

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Miami International Airport on Monday downplayed documents reportedly leaked from Cuban intelligence services showing that informants in the county facility were passing on security codes and other confidential information. Miami Herald
New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong proponent of medicinal marijuana. As a Republican party leader I was probably the first, you know, in the state to take that on,” the Erie County GOP Chair,... New York Post
Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, was a no-show at the Buckingham Palace banquet for President Trump’s state visit to England on Monday. Markle — who is married to Prince Harry and on maternity leave after giving birth to their first child, Archie — sat out the dinner amid a feud with the president that... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Markle is not much of anything.
​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian crisis and turmoil. ​Russia, which has energy investments in Venezuela, has backed Maduro since January, when Juan Guaidó, the head of the opposition party, declared himself... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Good, if true.
Queen Elizabeth welcomed Mr. Trump to Buckingham Palace, while he engaged in an ugly dispute with London’s mayor, calling him a “stone cold loser.” New York Times
VOA VIEW: It is well known that Trump will strike back.
Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It would be wise to help with the crises.

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A military judge on Monday took the rare step of removing a prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Capt. Aaron Rugh ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from the case of Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after defense lawyers accused the prosecution of spying on Seattle Times
New claims that a Republican redistricting expert was influential in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census to aid his party were described by Justice Department lawyers Monday as false and designed to block the Supreme Court from ruling on challenges to the question. The lawyers urged a Manhattan federal […] Seattle Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems lie, as usual.
The D-Day Squadron and Liberty Jump Team recreated a WWII-style jump in Maryland before flying to France for the anniversary of the Normandy Invasion.         USA Today
In a major victory for the government, a federal judge ruled against a Florida-based firm whose treatments have blinded at least four patients. The decision is expected to send a chill through the booming industry, Washington Post

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Government statistics show that naturalizations were up 16 percent from 2014, even as the Trump administration has pledged to tighten legal immigration. Washington Post
The House on Monday cleared a long-awaited $19 billion package of disaster relief aid to areas of the South and Midwest recovering from floods and hurricanes ABC
VOA VIEW: It took long enough.
The Queen says at a state banquet that the alliance has ensured "safety and prosperity" for decades. BBC

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Mr and Mrs Trump laid a wreath at the grave of the unknown warrior as part of their UK state visit. BBC
Companies from Chipotle to Walmart are warning of higher prices for consumers amid trade feuds with China and Mexico CBS
VOA VIEW: Fear mongering by Dems and liberals.
"Campaigns have been run more or less the same way for decades and yet the way we communicate has changed dramatically" CBS
The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Good!
"While the White House continues to cover up and stonewall," Nadler says, "we will continue to move forward with our investigation." CNBC
VOA VIEW: Dem waste of time.

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A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall. CNN
VOA VIEW: Good judgment.
Justice Clarence Thomas' booming voice filled the Supreme Court chamber Monday afternoon, as he took time off from the last month of the term to give a wide-ranging talk and publicly question where the rumors of his retirement come from. CNN
The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine's attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while the opioid crisis worsened. FOX News

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The Prime Minister also stressed that Israel should be in charge of security in the West Bank in any future agreement with the Palestinians. Jerusalem Post
VOA VIEW: Dems fail Israel, blacks and any one they make promises to.
The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives panel warned on Monday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: More Dem stupidity.
Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Mexico bravado.
Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Mexican foolish threats.
Flower delivery company FTD filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday after failing to recover from the $200 million debt the company incurred for purchasing a rival company. UPI
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure. UPI
VOA VIEW: Good!

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