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A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S. as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum ... Las Vegas Sun
Andrew Yang is trying to attract voters using cold hard cash. At Thursday’s Democratic debate Yang announced that he plans to give $120,000 to 10 families over the next 12 months out of his campaign’s coffers. “When you donate money to a presidential campaign what happens? The politicians spend the money on... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Yang and all those on the Dem Stag last night would destroy the US.
President Trump on Thursday pushed back on the idea that former national security adviser John Bolton was too much of a hawk — asserting that it was Bolton who was constraining him. “In fact, my views on Venezuela, and especially Cuba, were far stronger than those of John Bolton. He was holding me back!” the... New York Post
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President Trump will stake out the skies at tonight’s debate by flying a giant banner above his Democratic 2020 opponents. Trump will taunt the White House hopefuls with a banner reading: “Socialism will kill Houston’s economy! Vote Trump 2020!” “Every single Democrat candidate has job killing, economy crushing policies that won’t work for... New York Post
Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video touting the achievements of the Obama administration and showing him and the former president exchanging high-fives just hours before the third Democratic presidential debate Thursday evening. “Barack Obama was a great president. We don’t say that enough,” Biden wrote in the Twitter posting linking to the video.... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Obama was a loser and cost the US much.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez loudly banged a gavel to shut down ex-acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Tom Homan when he kept defending himself and his agency after she repeatedly told him that his time had expired during a contentious House hearing. The confrontation occurred Wednesday during a House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties... New York Post
VOA VIEW: AOC and other Dems lost their mind - Homan is a true American.
During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations. New York Times
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and accusing them of not being honest about the cost of their plans. Rueters
VOA VIEW: All had bad ideas.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration would unveil a tax overhaul plan aimed at middle-income households next year, amid the 2020 presidential election. Rueters
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Andrew Yang and Cory Booker have used curse words during previous debates, and Beto O'Rourke has been known to drop F-bombs lately.
Some models show the system that could become Tropical Storm Humberto intensifying into a hurricane off the Southeast coast by early next week.
Sen. Kamala Harris of California said in the third presidential debate that President Trump's tweets have played a role in encouraging mass shootings across the country. Ms. Harris said the people have been asking her in the wake of the recent El Paso shooting whether, Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Harris lost what little mind she had.
Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro questioned Thursday whether former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has struggled with some memory lapses in the third presidential debate. When Mr. Biden said that people would not have to buy into his health care plan, Mr. Castro pounced. "You said two minutes ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems are destroying each other.
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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden went to bat for the Constitution Thursday in a debate over some of the unilateral actions some of his Democratic presidential rivals are vowing to take in the name of curbing gun violence. Asked whether Mr. Biden was right to question whether of the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden was right.
The Justice Department has rejected appeals by lawyers for former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who urged DOJ to refrain from seeking an indictment against him. ABC
VOA VIEW: McCabe need to go to jail.
President Donald Trump on Thursday headed to GOP retreat in Baltimore, a city he called a "rodent-infested mess." ABC
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Ahead of Thursday night's Democratic debate on ABC, Beto O’Rourke is calling on banks and credit card companies to stop processing assault weapons sales. ABC
VOA VIEW: O'Rourke will sound like idiot he is.
A new study says too many naps per week are a bad idea when it comes to lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease. ABC
Boris Johnson denies lying over his reasons for the shutdown, after Scottish judges rule it unlawful. BBC
Ren Zhengfei offers to share its 5G know-how with a Western firm in return for a one-off fee. BBC
VOA VIEW: Huawei cannot be trusted.
Gap between what the government spends and how much money it takes in reaches highest level since 2012 CBS
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Harris' former sorority sisters are hoping that the third presidential debate, located at a historically black college, will give her candidacy a boost CBS
VOA VIEW: Harris will need a bigger edge to get in the race.
The top court has agreed to review high-profile cases concerning the Second Amendment and LGBT workers' rights in its term beginning in October. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Ginsburg should retire.
Trump says he would still prefer a full agreement with China as a trade war between the world's two largest economies drags on. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Trump should be careful.
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The watchdog's spokesperson highlighted the fact that the watchdog's report makes no recommendations to HUD, since it found no evidence of misconduct. CNBC
Jon Fortt, veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, tech analysts Pat Moorhead and Shelly Palmer, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss the Apple event. CNBC
VOA VIEW: More like a bust.
Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote against President Donald Trump's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but only after changing his position behind the scenes, sources familiar with the private Supreme Court deliberations tell CNN. CNN
VOA VIEW: If CNN is right, Roberts is a despite.
Commons Speaker issues direct challenge to ministers threatening to ignore legislationJohn Bercow has threatened Boris Johnson that he will be prepared to rip up the parliamentary rulebook to stop any illegal attempt by the prime minister to take the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October.In a direct warning to No 10, the Speaker of the House of Commons said he is prepared to allow “additional procedural creativity” if necessary to allow parliament to block Johnson from ignoring the law. Guardian
Both Russia and Israel agreed to boost dialog between their militaries in regards to Syria Jerusalem Post
U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing that Attorney General William Barr had decided not to invoke state secrets and will share the person's name. Jerusalem Post
The U.S. Justice Department moved closer to a politically sensitive prosecution of former top FBI official Andrew McCabe on Thursday by rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the case, according to two sources familiar with the investigation. Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton. Reuters
The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Thursday it will subpoena President Donald Trump's special Afghanistan envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, to testify on Sept. 19, after the abrupt cancellation of talks with the country's Taliban militia. Reuters
The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach. Reuters
The Mexican government protested and Central American migrants feared deportation back to their violent homelands on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump to slam the door on asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexican border. Reuters
President Donald Trump established a task force Thursday to prevent atrocities in the United States and around the world, accompanied by a report that lays out framework to stop human rights violations before they start. UPI
Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan Thursday that would, if she's elected, amend the Social Security program to provide American seniors with an extra $200 per month. UPI
The European Central Bank announced Thursday it will cut its deposit rate and make new monthly bond purchases in the billions among other steps to help boost the Eurozone economy. UPI
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