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A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk is the ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: The Judge was foolish.
The man accused of carrying out last weekend's deadly mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso confessed to officers while he was surrendering and later explained that ... Las Vegas Sun
An Ohio fugitive has been busted for writing on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” and for illegally having ammunition, officials said Friday. Timothy Ireland Jr., 41, of Toledo was charged in the Northern District Court of Ohio with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, one count... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Cortez is a fool, but nobody should threatened.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham knocked down the idea of banning semi-automatic weapons nearly identical to those used by soldiers on the off chance a hurricane slams into his South Carolina town. “Here’s a scenario that I think is real: There’s a hurricane, a natural disaster, no power, no cops, no anything,” the Republican lawmaker told reporters... New York Post
Most Americans believe another mass shooting is coming — and nearly half of them think it’s “highly likely” to happen in the next three months, a new poll found. The Reuters/Ipsos poll also found that 69 percent of adults polled want “strong” or “moderate” restrictions on firearms in the wake of the mass shootings in... New York Post
The half-life of military-style rifles ensures they’ll be with us for many generations. Time to deal with the world as it is. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The truth huts.
North Korea's latest projectile appears to be a short-range ballistic missile, South Korea said on Saturday. Rueters
VOA VIEW: NK continues to push the envelope.
U.S.-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Russian is seeking confrontation.
The $147 million project replaced a 14-mile stretch of existing border wall in San Diego. San Diego Tribune
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Newsom, State Sen. Toni Atkins and Assemblyman Todd Gloria say state subsidies will fund coverage for more people San Diego Tribune
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
The GOP lawmakers accused Rep. Joaquin Castro of trying to "suppress free speech and the right of Americans."
VOA VIEW: As they should.
A rising number of countries and organizations are issuing warnings against travel to the United States because of gun violence.
VOA VIEW: It shows strong leadership.
A man who authorities say worked as a security guard has been arrested and accused of plotting to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a bar catering to LGTBQ customers, officials said Friday. Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas, was arrested Thursday by an FBI-led anti-terrorism ... Washington Times
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President Donald Trump praises "very beautiful" letter from Kim Jong Un amid frozen nuclear talks, and hours before another launch by North Korea. ABC
VOA VIEW: Trump should stop playing with the clown, Un.
Residents of Planet Earth fret not -- 1,000-foot asteroid whizzing by our precious planet this weekend won't even come close to making impact. ABC
Walmart is one of the biggest sellers of guns in America. ABC
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The President expressed new hope that Congress will strengthen background checks for gun purchases at the White House on Friday. CBS
After two shooting massacres last weekend, some politicians are turning to a familiar scapegoat: video games. There's no evidence of a link. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
The IMF urges the world's two largest economies to resolve the trade war quickly and fairly. CNBC
VOA VIEW: China should give up the war that it started and is losing.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he hopes his pick to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence will "rein in" US intelligence agencies that have "run amok," yet another indication the President expects a particular brand of loyalty from his new spy chief. CNN
A foreign service officer resigned from the State Department effective Thursday, writing in a blistering op-ed in The Washington Post that he could no longer serve in "The Complacent State," particularly in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting. CNN
VOA VIEW: The enemy from within.
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The U.S. Border Patrol agency confirmed to Fox News Friday that patrol boats stationed on the Rio Grande were shot at multiple times by gunfire coming from the Mexican riverbank. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Mexican better rule their land or suffer reprisal.
Exclusive: Defence secretary Ben Wallace urged to turn ‘shocking trend’ around as matter of urgencyBritain faces an army recruitment crisis, with frontline combat units operating as much as 40% below strength, figures obtained by the Guardian reveal.Data released by the Ministry of Defence under freedom of information laws shows the number of soldiers in the British army’s infantry regiments has declined steadily over the past five years. There are more than 2,500 fewer personnel in frontline units than 2015, and all 16 regular regiments are have shortfalls. Continue reading... Guardian
North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said. Reuters
VOA VIEW: NK better wake up.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China is making the wrong political mistake.
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiators. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China would be wise to capitulate.
U.S. stocks fell on Friday following renewed jitters over the U.S.-China trade war, capping a week of trading that saw big swings and high volume. Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate. Reuters
VOA VIEW: It would not be wise to go hard on the NRA.
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro called for the United States to "disarm hate" in a plan he unveiled Friday to crack down on guns and white supremacy. UPI
VOA VIEW: Castro is a nobody.
Chase Bank announced it is forgiving all credit card debt held by Canadian customers more than one year after the company decided to close all credit card accounts there. UPI
Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Facebook needs to be regulated.
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