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Somewhere out there, the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lurks. So wary House Democrats are amassing campaign war chests to scare off progressive upstarts from challenging them ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Dems are scared of what they created - socialism.
In the aftermath of the back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, the debate over gun control has returned to the National Rifle Association and its immense power to stymie any significant legislation on the issue. The man largely responsible for ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: An interesting battle.
Fox News’ Wednesday night reboot of “The Odd Couple” — an energetic hour-long appearance by ultra-left Mayor Bill de Blasio on conservative host Sean Hannity’s talk show — was a big ratings winner for the cable news channel. The verbal slugfest between the longest-of-longshots Democratic presidential candidate and the Trump-confidante TV host boosted the “Hannity”... New York Post
VOA VIEW: De Blasio looked and sounded like the idiot he is.
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President Trump on Thursday tapped National Counterterrorism Center director Joseph Maguire to serve as the acting director of national intelligence amid a shakeup at the agency. Trump made the announcement on Twitter Thursday evening about an hour after he revealed that Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon would be stepping down on Aug. 15... New York Post
Joe Biden was among the first of more than 20 presidential candidates to drop by the Iowa State Fair on Thursday in hopes of wooing voters in the Hawkeye State. Within the first 10 minutes of his arrival, Biden grabbed an ice-cream bar to munch on as he greeted residents. He shared a handshake and... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is an idiot.
The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to people with knowledge of the discussions. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Facebook is trying to be more dangerous to the American people and Democracy.
Accused C.I.A. spies are said to have been gathering intelligence on oil sales, data that the Americans want and that Iran wants to keep secret. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Iran is over its head.
You can credit social movements for that. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Dem Party will be called the Socialist Party.
The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters who now expect the Federal Reserve to cut rates again in September and once more next year. Rueters
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Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's nominating contest. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Biden is second rate compared to Trump.
Police in Springfield, Missouri, say they have arrested an armed man who showed up a Walmart store wearing body armor, sending panicked shoppers fleeing the store. Springfield police posted on Facebook that “an armed individual” was arrested. No shots were fired. The Springfield News-Leader quoted Lt. Mike Lucas as saying that […] Seattle Times
Trump often uses words like 'invasion' and 'alien' to describe immigrants. After shootings in El Paso and Dayton, he's facing criticism for his words.
VOA VIEW: USA Today is fake news for the Dem Party,
Trump and LaPierre spoke by phone on Tuesday and again a few more times on Wednesday as the president traveled to El Paso and Dayton, officials said.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request comes after a weekend of two mass shootings and gun violence.
VOA VIEW: Trump should not do anything Pelosi wants.
A U.S. judge ruled that the Trump administration cannot withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants from Oregon to force the nation's first sanctuary state to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement. U.S. District Judge Michael J. McShane, in Eugene said in his ruling late Wednesday that ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
With the Mueller investigation producing a big, fat zero and impeachment looking uncertain at best, Democrats are turning to accusations of white supremacy as their next gambit to drive President Trump from office. Since two mass shootings horrified the nation last weekend, Democratic presidential candidates and others on the left ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Most Americans will see through the Dem deception.
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U.S. and Canadian fighter aircraft intercepted two Russian Tu-95 Bear H bombers over the Beaufort Sea north of the Alaskan and Canadian coast on Thursday. ABC
VOA VIEW: Russia is pushing its luck.
This incident allegedly happened on Wednesday Aug. 7, just four days after a mass shooting happened at a Walmart in Texas, leaving 22 people dead and dozens injured. ABC
VOA VIEW: Another nut case.
The latest mass shootings in the United States have triggered three countries to warn their citizens about traveling there ABC
All services out of London Euston were suspended due to a signal failure. BBC
Stock-based payouts after Uber's IPO have helped make 2019 the "peak" year for losses, company CEO says CBS
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Congressional Democrats have called on McConnell to call the Senate back to Washington to address gun violence CBS
VOA VIEW: Makes sense - cool minds may prevail is time
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit Thursday over his 2018 firing CBS
VOA VIEW: The second fool.
Some of President Donald Trump's own aides conceded Thursday that his visits to two cities in mourning did not go as planned, as a new video revealed he bragged about crowd sizes while visiting patients at an El Paso hospital. CNN
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President Donald Trump, his press secretary and his director of social media accused Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, both of whom are Democrats, of misrepresenting the reception Trump received from shooting victims during his visit to a Dayton hospital. CNN
VOA VIEW: The liberal press continues to lie.
The seven members of Fox Corporation's board of directors continued to remain silent on Thursday, two days after Tucker Carlson used his Fox News prime time program to falsely claim that the white supremacy problem in America is a "hoax." CNN
VOA VIEW: Fox should stand behind Carlson
Elizabeth Warren is enjoying another bounce in the polls after a strong performance in CNN's Democratic presidential debate last week, with back-to-back surveys showing support for the Massachusetts Democrat trending up. CNN
VOA VIEW: CNN is behind fake news and Dem propaganda.
The mother of the man accused of slaughtering 22 people in El Paso on Saturday reportedly called police weeks before the massacre to express her concerns about a firearm her son owned. FOX News
Forcing through a no-deal Brexit during an election campaign would be "an unprecedented, unconstitutional and anti-democratic abuse of power" by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday Reuters
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as the economy is slowing. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc's effort to undo a class action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent. Reuters
Two years ago, America’s white nationalist movement stunned the country. Neo-Nazi demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, had turned deadly when a far-right protester drove a car through a crowd, killing one and injuring dozens. Some movement leaders regrouped. Instead of stoking outrage, they set out to build support with another tack: Looking normal. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
A new set of unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela this week prompted the concern of the United Nations’ top rights official on Thursday, who said in a statement that she feared they would have a “potentially severe impact” on the human rights of the South American nation’s “long-suffering” people. UN News
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox said Thursday that 300 out of 680 people detained in Mississippi raids were released overnight. UPI
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Central America in the near future, before visiting south Texas to examine the controversial immigration situation. UPI
VOA VIEW: Pelosi want to spin the facts with a little background.
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