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Polling shows that many Americans are in favor of additional gun safety legislation such as expanded background checks. So where do 2020 presidential candidates stand on the issue? Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Candidate can do very little about gun or any other violence - except talk.
As Washington plunges into impeachment, Attorney General William Barr finds himself engulfed in the political firestorm, facing questions about his role in President Donald Trump's outreach to Ukraine and the administration's attempts ... Las Vegas Sun
The cost of raising your kids is about to tick higher, if it hasn’t already — thanks to President Trump’s trade war with China. US tariffs on Made-in-China goods are weighing on makers of a range of kiddie gear, from cribs to toys — with some popular items already seeing price increases, sources said. New... New York Post
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President Trump’s top Congressional allies forcefully — and sometimes colorfully — defended the president on the Sunday shows this week. “Salem witch trials had more due process than this,” remarked Sen. Lindsey Graham on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “How do you know she’s a witch? Somebody told me she’s a witch. How do you know... New York Post
VOA VIEW: As they should.
The State Department has reportedly ramped up an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state, rekindling one of the themes of the 2016 presidential election that had crowds at Trump rallies chanting “lock her up.” As many as 130 former Clinton aides have been contacted in recent week... New York Post
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said the growing impeachment debate on Capitol Hill shouldn’t stall long-sought legislation seeking background checks for gun purchases — nor keep President Trump from backing the measure. Schumer, speaking at his Manhattan office, called on Trump to “prove to the American people that he can still govern” and is not... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Dems are a fault for nothing being done but attacking Trump.
Thomas P. Bossert, the president’s first homeland security adviser, also said part of the president’s request to Ukraine was based on a “completely debunked” conspiracy theory. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A big mouth fool.
President Donald Trump has no plans to add fresh blood to his legal team to respond to the fast-moving U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, one of his lawyers said, a stance some legal experts questioned, especially if the showdown culminates in a Senate trial over removing Trump from office. Rueters
Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trump's calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders, the chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday, citing concerns the Republican president may have jeopardized national security. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Dems are not entitled to phone calls between Trump and world leaders.
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Arlene Foster, leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), said on Sunday she supported British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, but could not accept leaving the EU on different terms to the rest of the country. Rueters
This presidential hopeful's second visit to San Diego comes as he weighs ending his campaign if he fails to qualify for November debates San Diego Tribune
VOA VIEW: Castro is a joke.
One week after summer's end a historic winter storm began blasting parts of the West with up to 3 feet of snow.
President Trump and Speaker Pelosi have been the oddest of couples. Her decision to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into him sets up a historic battle. USA Today
VOA VIEW: Pelosi will lose any confrontation with Trump.
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If Donald Trump is her tutor on tactics, Rashida Tlaib is doing it wrong. Neither of them serve Americans well by appealing to their coarser appetites.
VOA VIEW: Tlaib is an idiot.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a television interview that he takes "full responsibility" for the grisly murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but denied allegations that he ordered it. "This was a heinous crime," the 34-year-old crown prince told "60 Minutes" in an ... Washington Times
Trump's focus on global religious freedom comes as he weighs further cuts to a refugee program that's squeezing persecuted worshippers' access to America ABC
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President Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was named more than 30 times in the whistleblower's complaint, which triggered an impeachment inquiry. ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems are having a field day.
Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell said the whistleblower complaint at the center of an renewed impeachment push will serve as a "road map" to probe President Trump's actions CBS
The South Carolina Republican, a staunch White House ally, accused congressional Democrats of staging a "political set up" against President Trump CBS
VOA VIEW: There is no problem - only Dem stupidity.
The Texas Republican said Speaker Pelosi's decision to initiate an impeachment inquiry was made to "placate some of the extreme wings of her party" CBS
Hong Kong police fired a water cannon, rubber bullets and round after round of tear gas at petrol bomb-throwing protesters on Sunday. CNBC
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China's top trade negotiator will lead the country's delegation to the U.S. for the next round of discussions one week after China's National Holiday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: They would be wise to end the trade war.
Schiff said Sunday that the impeachment inquiry will focus on "the fundamental breach of the president's oath of office." CNBC
VOA VIEW: The so-called whistleblower will end up sounding like a fool.
Rep. Jim Jordan, the top Republican on the House Oversight Committee, and CNN's Jake Tapper got into a contentious exchange Sunday after the lawmaker made false and misleading claims about the unfolding Ukraine drama that has led to an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. CNN
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Impeachment inquiry will test power of right-wing media machine. This is how Nixon and Clinton's impeachment inquiries affected markets CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal media propaganda.
Hurricane Lorenzo strengthened into a Category 5 storm as it churned in the Atlantic on Saturday night. CNN
The U.S. Department of Justice issued a statement of interest Friday in support of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis over a decision that led to the firing of a Catholic teacher in a same-sex marriage, according to a report. FOX News
President retweeted more than 20 tweets about the exchange between host Ed Henry and radio host Mark LevinDonald Trump may be the great white hope of the Republican party, but his dislike of sharks is well known. Related: Trump impeachment inquiry sparks 'bedlam' at Fox News Continue reading... Guardian
VOA VIEW: There are always to sides to every story.
Actor apologises for Sunday morning outburstTrump jumps shark with retweets attacking Fox News hostThe actor and longtime Trump foe Robert De Niro has hit back against his critics at Fox News, saying “Fuck ’em” – live on CNN. Related: Robert De Niro on his father's journals: 'It was sad for me to read. He had his demons' Continue reading... Guardian
VOA VIEW: De Niro is an idiot.
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pushes his party's Green Industrial Revolution in his Rosh Hahanah video, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows to stand up against antisemitism. Jerusalem Post
A Moscow rally to demand the release of protesters had drawn 9,000 people on Sunday as of 1200 GMT and more people were arriving, a Russian protest monitor, White Counter, said on Twitter. Reuters
Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, says he met Ukrainian officials in Madrid, Paris and Warsaw this year as he pushed an investigation into one of Trump's main political rivals in the 2020 presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Liberals look foolish.
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