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News Briefs: Pompeo subpoenaed; Hong Kong protester shot; Whistleblower form mysteriously changed;

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Here’s today’s news briefs: Pompeo to testify before Congress Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was among the officials who listened in on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukraine’s ...

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News Briefs: Study finds prejudice down under Trump; No Taliban talks; China and 5G; Police union backs Trump

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Here’s your daily news briefs Study says prejudice down under Trump Contrary to media reports, new recent research by a leading university has found that hate crimes and prejudice against other races ...

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News Briefs: San Francisco labels NRA ‘terrorists’; Former Zimbabwe dictator dies; Google antitrust probe; Was Joshua a Palestinian?

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Here’s your daily news briefs. Antitrust probe of Google starts next week State attorneys general will formally launch antitrust probes into Facebook and Alphabet’s Google unit next week. A bipartisan group of three ...

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News Briefs: Federal Reserve rebuts media; China using drugs to weaken US; Brexit stalled; Now Mueller team is accused

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Here’s today’s news briefs. Federal Reserve rebuts negative media narrative Contrary to the media’s ultra negative reporting on the economy, the Federal Reserve today released its “beige book,” and said the vast majority ...

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News Briefs: School technology failing? Walmart and guns; Certain e-cigarrettes banned; Man denies affair with Omar

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Today’s news briefs: Walmart to ban legally carried guns in all stores Walmart said it will stop selling ammunition for handguns and some rifles, and stop allowing shoppers to openly carry firearms even ...

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News Briefs: Dorian turns north; 25 dead, more missing from boat fire; Diet caused blindness; New tariffs

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Today’s news briefs: Hurricane Dorian turning north Dorian has destroyed thousands of homes in the Bahamas and left an entire island without power. The hurricane, which was a Category 5 storm for over ...

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News Briefs: Elon Musk warnings on AI; No ‘gay’ gene detected; Comey leaked secrets

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Second quarter revised up Second-quarter GDP was up a seasonally adjusted, annualized 2%, the Commerce Department said—a solid pace and on par from the previous second-quarter estimate of 2.1%. Weakness in inventory investment and ...

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News Briefs: Gellibrand drops out; MSNBC host sorry; Taylor Swift and Equality Act; Nurse gets support

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Kirsten Gellibrand drops out of Presidential primary Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is the latest Democratic candidate to announce that she has ended her bid for the 2020 presidential race, becoming the seventh Democratic candidate to ...

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News Briefs: Biden’s brother sued for fraud; Missouri pro-life law partially blocked; Democrats and ‘luxury’ taxes

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Companies sue Joe Biden’s brother for fraud Biden, the brother of presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, told potential business partners that their health care startups could get more business through ...

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News Briefs: America’s poor better off than Europeans; Economy boost coming?; Risky mortgages are back; ‘Beto’ all in for abortion until birth

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Here’s your daily news briefs. President Trump considering economy-boosting measures President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a reduction in capital-gains taxes. He also continued to press ...

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News Briefs: Japan and US trade deal; Religious freedom win; China wants to talk; US economy still strong

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News briefs for today. Trump judge rules in favor of Christian videographers A Christian couple who refused to video a same-sex wedding have won their court case, possibly setting another precedent for ...

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News Briefs: Youtube blocks Communists; Sex offenders in libraries; Russian missiles off Alaska; Autism over-diagnosed

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Convicted child sex offenders holding drag queen story times Over the past year, the Austin Public Library in Texas has allowed a sex offender to read to children during “Drag Queen Story Time,” a pro-family ...

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News Briefs: US imposes more tariffs; Electoral College wins in court; McCabe hired at CNN; Israel strikes Iranian missiles

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Here’s your daily news briefs. US responds with more tariffs In the latest escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Aug. 23 that he will balance the “very unfair trading relationship” ...

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News Briefs: Robo calls; China hacking cancer research; DOJ releases eye-opening arrest data;

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Here’s your daily news briefs. DOJ says majority of arrests are non-citizens Noncitizen immigrants in the United States accounted for a whopping 64 percent of all federal arrests in 2018. That’s according to new ...

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News Briefs: Corn poll shames Dem candidates; Aussies head to Gulf; Opioid lawsuits; China warned over warships

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Australia comes to aid of US to confront Iran One of America’s strongest and most-trusted allies is stepping up to help the Trump administration keep the free flow of oil through the ...

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News Briefs: Ebola spreads, Big tech anti-trust, CNN bodyguard charged with assault

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States open anti-trust against big tech A group of states is preparing to proceed with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies. The number could grow to 20. Tech companies have increasingly come ...

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News Briefs: Robocalls, Afghan wedding massacre, Hong Kong and trade, China and drugs

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Here’s today’s news briefs: US authorities struggle in dealing with robocalls The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, but authorities ...

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News Briefs: Disney star supports Communists, Rice cooker suspect nabbed, Media changes strategy on Trump

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Here’s today’s news briefs: Man placing rice cooker around New York apprehended A West Virginia man caught on security footage placing rice cookers around New York City, sparking fears during rush hour Aug. 16, ...

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