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A coalition of states sued the Trump administration Friday for the second time to block a planned reduction in the penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards. Twelve states and the District of Columbia sued ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Best of luck - just kidding.
North Korea said Saturday its leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in ... Las Vegas Sun
The United States government has sent about 900 mostly Central American and Cuban migrants back to this northern Mexico border city since expanding its controversial "remain in Mexico" program to ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Good. but not enough.
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Chinese experts say Trump's tariff announcement raises doubts about whether the U.S. negotiation team can be trusted to make trade decisions. LA Times
VOA VIEW: China whining, means the US is winning.
Donald Trump claimed when he was a candidate that he could erase the national debt in eight years. He has instead raised it by more than $4 trillion.
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
The inquiry is among a number of New York investigations centering on the president. Washington Post
VOA VIEW: Liberal continue their obstruction.
About a dozen people were arrested during a peaceful Portland protest led by Jewish leaders and immigration rights activists at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Portland. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports protesters blocked the driveway of the office Friday and were warned several times that they ... Washington Times
On Friday, U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss ruled that the policy was unlawful and “in excess of statutory … authority.” ABC
President Trump announced Friday that his pick for to the next Director of National Intelligence Rep. John Ratcliffe is out after questions raised about his record. ABC
VOA VIEW: The liberal media wins.
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US employers added 164,000 jobs in July as unemployment rate held at 3.7% ABC
VOA VIEW: Good - its getting harder to decrease.
NYU professor Rachel Barkow examines how we got to this point and what can be done to undo damage of the country's criminal justice system CBS
VOA VIEW: The system is getting too liberal - law enforcement will be to scared to protect and serve.
Just over half of the Democrats in the House now favor impeaching the president. That's a big increase in the past week, but still 100 votes shy of what would be needed to send the president to trial in the Senate. Nancy Cordes explains. CBS
Pedro Pierluisi, who has advised the unpopular federal panel overseeing the U.S. territory's finances, will be sworn in as governor after Rosselló's exit. CNBC
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The cost of the investigation has been a weapon used by both Trump and Mueller's supporters in the ongoing political fight over the Russian election meddling probe. CNBC
Rep. John Ratcliffe's withdrawal, which President Trump blamed on unfair media coverage of the Texas Republican, came days after Trump said national intelligence chief Dan Coats would leave his post. CNBC
The Build Local, Hire Local Act would make sure that we are building and repairing all of our communities – and it would make sure that we are hiring from those same communities too, write Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Karen Bass. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Wishful thinking.
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The chief of staff to Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is leaving her congressional office, according to her communications director. The move is effective immediately. CNN
VOA VIEW: The gimmick is...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a measure that would force Trump to release his tax returns in order to qualify for the 2020 ballot in the state. CNN's Kyung Lah reports. CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal wishful thinking.
CNN's Erin Burnett looks at how some Republicans are growing tired of the revolving door of Cabinet members within the Trump administration. CNN
Eight Covington Catholic High School students claim they were defamed during a field trip to Washington in January in a lawsuit filed in Kentucky. FOX News
The New York City cop charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner should be terminated, a judge recommended Friday, though the officer's firing is not yet official. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Cop will call a national blue flu.
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President tweets ‘Too bad!’ after Baltimore police release incident report revealing break-in at Democratic congressman’s homeDonald Trump on Friday appeared to make light of reports that the Baltimore home of the Maryland congressman Elijah Cummings had been burgled on the same day the president made a racist attack on him.Cummings’ home in Baltimore was burgled early on Saturday, hours before Trump told Fox News that Cummings is a “brutal bully” and that Baltimore was a “disgusting, rat- and rodent-infested mess”. Guardian
VOA VIEW: Cummings is looking bad.
Recently, the US antisemitism envoy, Elan Carr, stated that guards should be posted at every synagogue and Jewish community center in the US. The question was asked: Should the guards be armed? Jerusalem Post
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he might name Sue Gordon as acting director of national intelligence after his first choice to lead the agency, congressman John Ratcliffe, decided to drop out. Reuters
VOA VIEW: it must be a tuff person.
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China on Friday vowed to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to slap 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports, a move that ended a month-long trade truce. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China is losing.
President Donald Trump said on Friday China has to do a lot in order to turn things around in trade negotiations with the United States and that he can increase tariffs on Chinese goods. Reuters
A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands. UPI
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