Nancy Miramontes had 30 seconds to find the gunman. The Utah school psychologist weaved through a maze of dusty halls before spotting him in the corner of a classroom, holding a gun to a student's head. She took a deep breath and fired three shots, the first ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Maybe this will solve the problem.
A former leader of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Friday that the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Iran would be crazy to try.
President Trump said on Friday that he was considering several ways to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, including by executive order, despite legal and logistical hurdles that could stop him. The aim is to persuade Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. to change his mind and clear the... LA Times
VOA VIEW: It would be great if it passes mustard,


It’s undeniable: President Trump’s photo-op meeting with Kim Jong Un in the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea on Sunday made great television. “This is a historic moment,” Trump said for the cameras, in case anyone missed the point. LA Times
Reeling from its worst earthquake in two decades, California could be rocked by an even bigger one in the coming days, experts warn. Southern California has already been rattled by aftershocks, some as big as 4.7-magnitude, following the 6.4-magnitude temblor that hit in the Mojave Desert near the city of Ridgecrest early Thursday. New York Post
Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community unanimously concluded they did just that when he was in the White House. “While Putin’s trying to undo our elections, he’s actually undoing elections in, in Europe,” New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden couldn't win even with help.
The president faults his predecessor on North Korea, Iran, Turkey, NATO and the border. “I call it the ‘Obama-Biden mess,’” Mr. Trump said. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Obama was a big fool.
President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as U.S. migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come. Rueters
A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority owned by GM, the unit told Reuters, signaling some leeway for investors with deep ties to China. Rueters


For the first time the names of members of screening commitee that vet judicial applicants are public San Diego Tribune
The San Diego company had asked the court to delay imposing penalties in FTC trial. San Diego Tribune
President Donald Trump is defending border facilities used to detain undocumented immigrants after a government report cites overcrowded conditions.        USA Today
VOA VIEW: It was liberal hype.
The quake's epicenter was near Searles Valley in the Mojave Desert. Now, aftershocks are shaking Southern California. ABC
VOA VIEW: Sad and freighting.

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The Department of Justice does not appear to have established a clear path forward on the controversial citizenship question for the 2020 census. ABC
VOA VIEW: The entire thing is crazy - the citizenship question is needed.
Biden wouldn't say whether he'd pick Sen. Kamala Harris if he was nominated. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is begging for help.
Los Angeles residents need to earn nearly $50 an hour just to afford the median monthly rent CBS
VOA VIEW: Madness!


Former Vice President Joe Biden is speaking out about his record on racial issues, after Sen. Kamala Harris criticized his past opposition to federally mandated busing to help desegregate schools. CBS
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education. CNBC
VOA VIEW: O'Rourke is nuts.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he was committed to an investment of $100 billion to improve "horrible" school infrastructure. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Throwing more money at the education problem is not the solution.
On Venezuela's national Independence Day, rival demonstrations kicked off in the capital city Caracas, fueled by a new UN report describing political detentions and thousands of extrajudicial killings in the country. CNN
A former New York City police commissioner said Wednesday that he wants to see Antifa categorized as a domestic terror organization after its members brutally beat a conservative journalist covering a protest in Portland, Oregon last week.  FOX News
VOA VIEW: As it should be.

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U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year. Reuters
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Iran would be wise to not make threats they will regret.
The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Hope Trump gets his way.

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U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month. Reuters
UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedom and Change – a coalition of opposition and protest groups – and Sudan’s ruling military council. UN News
President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay. UPI
After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend. UPI
The United States added 224,000 jobs during the month of June, beating analysts' expectations by about 60,000, the Labor Department said in its monthly workforce report Friday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Thank Trump.

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