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A top aide to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending Pence's decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump's properties while in Ireland amid criticism by Democrats that he is ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Liberal propaganda hype.
President Donald Trump’s critics like to claim that he has no accomplishments, but an April CNN poll found that 56% of Americans think Trump is doing a good job on the economy. Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Trump will not be beaten by the present Dem fools.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday thanked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for phoning him to discuss what he called “the new NAFTA” — the trade deal Canada renegotiated with the US and Mexico. “@SpeakerPelosi and I spoke today about moving forward with the new NAFTA in order to support good, middle class jobs and... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Trudeau should wise up.
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President Trump ramped up his trans-Atlantic feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday, firing back after Khan mocked the commander-in-chief over the weekend, saying he was “dealing with a hurricane out on the golf course.” “The incompetent Mayor of London, Sadique [sic] Kahn, was bothered that I played a very fast round of golf... New York Post
Parliament won the power to try to stop a “no deal” withdrawal from Britain. Mr. Johnson had warned that this would mean a snap general election. New York Times
On the eve of regional elections, the Kremlin has turned to tricks, threats and shows of force to get past the shadows of protests and falling approval ratings for Russia’s president. New York Times
Twenty-one lawmakers in the ruling Conservative Party rebelled against Prime Minster Boris Johnson on Tuesday by backing the first step toward legislating to block a no-deal Brexit. They will be expelled from the Conservative Party. Rueters
A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines for next year's elections. Rueters
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President Trump informed Congress on Tuesday that he will trigger his emergency powers to divert $3.6 billion in money away from the Pentagon's facilities budget and instead use it to build more of his border wall, seeking to make as much progress as possible before next year's election. Mr. Trump ... Washington Times
A rural Nevada county has given final go-aheads to two events centered around a "Storm Area 51" drive that began as an internet joke. Lincoln County commissioners accepted a promoter's plan to host 5,000 people at a music festival in tiny Hiko, and an inn owner's effort ... Washington Times
As Hurricane Dorian pounds the Bahamas, a new tropical storm has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Fernand formed Tuesday afternoon, prompting a tropical storm warning for Mexico's northeast coast. The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says slow ... Washington Times
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the Senate stands ready to vote on gun legislation but only if President Donald Trump backs it. ABC
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West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced Tuesday he has decided against running for governor and will stay in the U.S. Senate. ABC
A Catholic school in Nashville removed the Harry Potter books over concerns that they would conjure "evil spirits." ABC
VOA VIEW: Censorship is bad news.
After shootings at two stores, retailer will also stop selling some ammunition and completely exit handgun market CBS
VOA VIEW: This will make many small dealers happy.
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Chinese telecommunications company says the U.S. is "using every tool at its disposal" to disrupt its business CBS
VOA VIEW: Huawei and China are cry babies.
A new app allows people to put their faces into movies and TV shows by uploading a single photo. One user posted a video on Twitter saying he was able to become Leonardo DiCaprio in under eight seconds by using the Chinese app, Zao. The app is currently only available in China. But it raises new concerns that fake videos are becoming too realistic – and that your face could be used for anything. CBS News contributor and Wired editor-in-chief Nick Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the app. CBS
VOA VIEW: Good - they must be stopped.
Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke praised Walmart's decision to step back from ammunition sales on Tuesday but said the move is not enough. CNBC
VOA VIEW: O'Rourke is an idiot liberal media mouth piece
"What we commonly call a 'kiss-and-tell' now, I don't think that's the right thing to do," Mattis says. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It's called honor.
Instead of focusing on Trump's day-to-day comments, the Chinese people want to see his actions in the U.S.-China trade war. CNBC
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The probe by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the DOJ and FBI's conduct during the FISA warrant process is "nearing completion," according to a letter Graham sent Barr. CNBC
Hurricane Dorian is the strongest storm ever to hit the Bahamas, and the country will struggle to get its tourism-based economy back on track for quite some time. CNN
Crazy Brexit crisis is about to get crazier. Brexit turmoil sends the pound on a wild ride. The UK could be heading for an early election. CNN
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As Hurricane Dorian slowly started to inch its way north on Tuesday, residents in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas braced for the killer storm that could bring a life-threatening storm surge and devastating destruction as it starts its slow crawl up the East Coast. FOX News
Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain's president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon. FOX News
VOA VIEW: No big deal and loss for Walmart.
At least 25 people were confirmed dead and nine more remained missing after a boat carrying scuba divers went up in flames while anchored off a Southern California island Monday, officials said. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The crew may be liable.
Earlier on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will not agree to bilateral negotiations with the United States until all sanctions are lifted. Jerusalem Post
Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain's World War Two leader Winston Churchill, said he would vote against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit on Tuesday, a step that enforcers have warned would lead to expulsion from the Conservative Party. Reuters
More than half of U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about the probe said on Tuesday. Reuters
Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yields fell to their lowest level since July 2016 on Tuesday, and all three major U.S. stock indexes were in the red amid heightened trade worries and a contraction in U.S. factory production. Reuters
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday proposed spending $3 trillion to transition to a 100 percent carbon-neutral economy if he's elected president. UPI
VOA VIEW: Foolish stupidity.
China has asked the World Trade Organization to intervene in the trade war with the United States and will sue to stop the latest round of tariffs from going into effect. UPI
VOA VIEW: Waste of thought.
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