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Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville, Texas on Thursday, leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing, witnesses and authorities said. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Illegals must be kept out the US.
Contrary to past election cycles, climate change has become a key subject for the 2020 candidates during presidential debates. ABC
Anyone with outdoor plans should expect brisk temperatures and gusty winds up to 40 mph starting at noon today and throughout the afternoon. Las Vegas Sun
Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: The UAW is costing workers much.
The retirement of longtime New York Rep. Nita Lowey could open the door for a political newcomer with big political name — Chelsea Clinton. “Is Chelsea Clinton going to make her move?” one New York Democrat asked shortly after learning of Lowey’s retirement. Page Six first reported in 2016 that the former first daughter was... New York Post
VOA VIEW: A fool from a fool.
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A Google spokesman said that “The Revolution Of Our Times” app, which lets users role-play as Hong Kong protesters, violated a long-standing policy “prohibiting developers from capitalizing on sensitive events." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Google does what China says.
Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t need to tip the scales in 2020. His platform will do that naturally. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Facebook needs to be split.
The bank informed a federal appeals court that it has tax records for two members of President Trump’s family but not for him. New York Times
Nine U.S. Democratic presidential candidates began appearing at an hours-long televised town hall on Thursday focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, starting with New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, who stressed inclusion and love. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Dems are playing the same game they know well - lie.
On a hot summer morning at Huawei's new European-themed campus outside of Shenzhen, a man resembling a younger version of company founder Ren Zhengfei was dressing down two subordinates. Rueters
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"They're just mad we look good doing it," she said of conservatives, with the hair-flip emoji.
VOA VIEW: AOC will be out of office soon.
Social Security's cost-of-living adjustment will raise benefits 1.6% in 2020. That's down from 2.8% in 2019 and in line with modest gains past decade
Federal prosecutors say two Florida businessmen tied to Rudy Giuliani leveraged a flurry of GOP political donations in a campaign to force the removal of U.S. ambassador to Ukraine as part of a conspiracy with an unnamed Ukrainian official who wanted her gone. An indictment unsealed Thursday ... Washington Times
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was removed from her post after insisting that Rudy Giuliani's requests to Ukrainian officials for investigations be relayed through official channels, according to a former diplomat who has spoken with her. The ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch, is scheduled to testify before congressional ... Washington Times
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A Buffalo Wild Wings in Michigan canceled a viewing party for President Trump's Thursday evening rally, prompting the top echelons of the GOP to call in the social-media troops and resulting in a quick reversal. The Livingston County Republican Party had its viewing event for the Minneapolis rally canceled by ... Washington Times
Rep. Al Green has been trying for nearly two years to get his Democratic colleagues to start down the path of impeaching President Trump. He finally got his way — though the reasons now look far different than those the Texan laid out in his first attempt. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems are fools.
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The D.C. Council passed emergency legislation on Tuesday to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day. ABC
As California faces a critical fire danger, utility companies have preemptively shut off power to hundreds of thousands of customers in the Golden State. ABC
President Donald Trump urged then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to push the Department of Justice to drop a criminal case against a client of Rudy Giuliani. ABC
VOA VIEW: Ant the truth is ...
Ireland's PM calls Brexit talks "very positive" and "very promising", with UK-EU meetings set to resume on Friday. BBC
"We've said from the very beginning, this was the state we were going to make the most investments in, hire up the most staff in, and have the most presence in," Booker recently told CBS News CBS
VOA VIEW: Booker has no chance to win the presidency.
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The Trump campaign is investing money and staff into Minnesota in a push to flip the state, which he narrowly lost in 2016. The president will be in Minneapolis for a rally tonight amid protests and a dispute over a massive security bill with the city. Pioneer Press state government reporter Ryan Fairchild joins CBSN from Saint Paul with more. CBS
U.S. stock futures traded higher after President Donald Trump issued positive remarks on the U.S.-China trade talks. CNBC
VOA VIEW: China better act wise.
Gowdy was fired as a contributor to Fox News, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC on Wednesday before Trump's lawyer announced the legal team addition. CNBC
VOA VIEW: He would make a good addition.
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Trump says he will meet with China's vice premier on Friday as the world's two largest economies try to end a damaging trade war. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It would be smart for China to end the trade war.
Trump's comment came hours after two of Giuliani's clients, along with two other men, were charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws. CNBC
House Democrats issued a subpoena to Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday, the latest salvo in the party's impeachment probe into whether President Donald Trump abused his power through his interactions with the leadership of Ukraine. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A waste of time.
On Wednesday, two Ukrainian men -- Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman -- were arrested at Dulles International Airport as they tried to board an international flight. Earlier that day, the two, according to The Wall Street Journal, had lunch with Rudy Giuliani. CNN
Rudy Giuliani lunched with two associates at the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Wednesday just hours before the duo was arrested at a Washington-area airport, according to the Wall Street Journal. CNN
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was pranked by two Russians pretending to be Turkey's minister of defense in an August phone call, his office said on Thursday. CNN
Vice President Mike Pence defended President Trump amid the impeachment inquiry, saying Trump was concerned about election interference when speaking with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. CNN
VOA VIEW: A good rational.
A soon-to-be-opened Illinois Planned Parenthood clinic that was built in secret has sparked protests from anti-abortion demonstrators who call the clandestine construction “an embarrassment” and “sign of desperation.” FOX News
Netanyahu said that the IDF is prepared – offensively and defensively – to deal with any threat, and has “overwhelming power” to do so. Jerusalem Post
Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas, two foreign-born associates of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, were charged on Thursday with conspiring to influence U.S. politics with illegal campaign contributions. Reuters
Twenty-nine of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives announced on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey, underscoring lawmakers unhappiness about its assault on Kurdish forces in Syria. Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds following Turkey's offensive on U.S.-allied Kurds in northeast Syria. Reuters
VOA VIEW: It would be hard to mediate with Turkey.
Dyson said Thursday it has canceled its electric car project after being unable to make it commercially viable. UPI
The U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service joined the Army by surpassing its 2019 recruiting goal, with more than 34,000 airmen enlisting as the branch employed its Total Force approach for the first time. UPI
The average cost of U.S. goods and services didn't measurably change in September, the Labor Department said Thursday. UPI
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