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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg knows firsthand the burden of six-figure student loan debt. He and his husband, Chasten, are far from alone, though, and their personal college indebtedness ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Buttigieg is another liberal media player.
Nevada lawmakers have agreed to let voters decide next year whether to amend the state constitution to recognize same-sex marriages, add a voters' bill of rights and overhaul the state board of pardons... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: The voters should decide.
Hillary Clinton said Saturday there are two inescapable conclusions of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report. The first is that Russia conducted a sweeping and systemic interference into the 2016 election and the second is that obstruction of justice occurred. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Hillary is a losers loser that never gives up.
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Joe Biden managed to get six weeks into his campaign for the 2020 presidential nomination without a major controversy, but when he hit one Wednesday, it was big. On the surface, the issue was abortion. Underneath, however, the real question was the one that has hovered over his candidacy from Day... LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden should a big sign of weakness.
Brigadier General Laura Yeager, a former Black Hawk pilot who served in Iraq, will make history June 29th when she becomes the first woman to command an Army infantry division. Yeager, who grew up in a military family, was commissioned a second lieutenant while serving in California State University’s ROTC program in 1986, New York Post
A Navy SEAL accused of fatally stabbing a wounded prisoner of war caught a break when a military judge, citing alleged spying by prosecutors, reduced the maximum penalty he could face. Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher’s trial, which was set to begin Monday, has now been delayed a week. He had faced life in prison... New York Post
The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist's $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state's new abortion ban. Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., a 70-year-old Florida real estate investor, said he... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: The entire matter is crazy.
Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place. New York Times
VOA VIEW: All the Dems look like cartoon characters.
Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally kicks off his reelection campaign this month. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Mexico should deliver.
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that avoided tariffs on Mexican goods threatened by the U.S. leader. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Obrador should do his job and all will be good.
Officials sought to excise the State Department’s comments on climate science because they did not mesh with the administration’s stance. Washington Post
VOA VIEW: Liberal propaganda.
Robert Mueller should testify publicly about the special counsel's investigation into the 2016 election, former independent counsel Kenneth Starr said in an interview aired Friday. Mr. Starr, who led the investigation that resulted in impeachment proceedings being initiated against former President Bill Clinton. Washington Times
Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months ABC
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Prime Minister Netanyahu has vowed to begin annexing parts of the West Bank. ABC
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
"I don't think endorsements are worth a thimble of spit," Romney said CBS
VOA VIEW: Romney owes Trump - once a loser, always a loser.
The deal brokered late Friday by the U.S. and Mexico calls for the immediate implementation of "Remain in Mexico" along the entire southern border CBS
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China is warning tech companies they will face consequences for excluding Chinese companies from sales of American technology. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Tech companies are for themselves and so is China - America First is the new thought.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging China to return to trade negotiations after progress with Mexico. Mnuchin said he plans to meet privately with the head of China's central bank at the G-20 finance ministers meeting in Japan. CNBC
VOA VIEW: China better wake up.
Mnuchin said the immigration deal had met Trump's objectives, but he can still impose tariffs if Mexico does not live up to agreement. CNBC
Mexico had already promised to take many of the actions agreed to in Friday's immigration deal with the US -- months before President Donald Trump's tariff threat, officials from both countries who are familiar with the negotiations told the New York Times in a story published Saturday. CNN
VOA VIEW: NYT jealous of the Trump win.
CNN's Miguel Marquez visits a Pennsylvania county that swung from President Obama to President Trump during the 2016 election and asked female voters about the upcoming 2020 presidential race. CNN
VOA VIEW: Foolish CNN liberal ignorance.
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The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf region. FOX News
Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday. Related: Trump calls off tariffs after US-Mexico deal but Mnuchin says threat remains Continue reading... Guardian
VOA VIEW: Whatever the strategy, the win is Trump's.
Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Foolish gay talk.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States. Reuters
The global scale of sexually transmitted infections (STI) should be a “wake-up call” to governments, UN health experts said on Thursday, citing data showing that one in 25 people today have “at least one” curable STI, which occur at a rate of more than one million a day worldwide. UN News
An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed. UPI
FedEx has decided not to renew its express delivery contract with Amazon as the retail e-commerce giant ramps up its air service. UPI
The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps UPI
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