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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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Bond market not signaling recession, experts say

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WASHINGTON—U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Aug. 14, as the bond markets signaled concerns about a possible recession with the yield curve inverting for the first time in 12 years. The inverted yield curve, ...

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News Briefs: Tlaib may see granny, productivity surprises media, crocodiles

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Crocodile reaches into boat, snatches boy A 10-year-old boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a crocodile in the Philippines, said officials on Aug. 14. The boy was on board the boat with ...

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US has become an ‘energy superpower’

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It’s something you don’t hear in the media and it’s not mentioned during the Democrat presidential debates. Ask any American and they most likely don’t know that over the last few years ...

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Kansas, Missouri Governors: economic ‘border war’ is over

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (D) has signed an executive order aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas. In the signing ceremony Kelly stated that the action “ends the border ...

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NBA icon Charles Barkley has advice for black Democrats

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Charles Barkley, a former NBA star and now an NBA analyst on TNT, said after the Democratic presidential candidate debate on July 30 that political parties have been neglecting economic opportunities for ...

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Trump’s workforce initiative reshaping American job market

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A whopping 300+ companies have thrown their support behind President Donald Trump’s  White House workforce initiative, committing to train over 12 million Americans for new job skills over the next five years. ...

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Boris Johnson to lead Britain as Prime Minister

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Just a few years ago, Boris Johnson was described as Britain’s version of Donald Trump. The outspoken and often brusk British politician seemed constantly at odds with the established British political class ...

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Kansas City business wants end to ‘border war’

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president is praising Missouri Governor Mike Parson (R) for signing legislation into law that’s aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas. Joe Reardon ...

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Use of food stamps continues to decline

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Over 5.8 million people are no longer on food stamps since President Donald Trump completed his first month in office in February 2017, according to the new data by the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

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The strange greatness of Donald Trump

With the Democrats still trying to throw a Hail-Mueller Pass with time out on the scoreboard and with the economy humming, it’s time to confront the central issue: “Has Donald Trump been an awful, OK, or ...

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Biden says ‘physical revolution’ needed to combat poverty

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Without presenting actual data, former Vice President Joe Biden stated Monday a “physical revolution” could help overcome what he sees as Republican opposition to left-leaning poverty initiatives. He failed to mention the ...

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Missouri aims to end economic ‘border war’ with Kansas

Legislation aimed at ending the economic “border war” between Missouri and Kansas has been signed into law this week by Governor Mike Parson in Kansas City. The Bolivar Republican notes the legislation, ...

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Conservatives boost candidacy of Quintin Lucas for mayor

The election for Kansas City’s new mayor doesn’t offer conservatives much of a choice. Instead of a race between a Democrat and Republican, the Tuesday, June 18 contest is a battle between ...

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Myths of tariffs finally debunked

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You wouldn’t know it from the media reports on tariffs and the trade war with China. Tariffs leveled by the U.S. against unfair trading partner countries aren’t that bad for our economy. ...

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Giving to churches up in booming economy

It seems the nation’s booming economy under the Trump administration is having a positive impact on America’s ministries and evangelical churches. Across the country, churches and non-profit organizations saw an increase in ...

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Consumer confidence at 15-year high

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U.S. consumers are the most confident about the economy at any time since the early 200s. Positive views on wages, purchasing and job outlook by Americans  jumped to a 15-year high in early May ...

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Socialism isn’t free: millennials learn hard lesson

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Free isn’t always free. That’s what a new study finds millennials are leaning when it comes to government programs and socialism. The survey by the Harvard Institute of Politics shows 18-to-29-year-old voters ...

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President’s approval numbers rise as Democrats investigate

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In spite of, or possibly in reaction to, announcements of new Democrat investigations into him, President Donald Trump’s approval rating grew to 53 percent. That’s according to a polling firm on April ...

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Feds wait too long, so state AGs begin their move against tech giants

It has become increasingly apparent over the years that the major Silicon Valley-based tech companies have tried to straddle the line between being open platforms for the sharing of information or biased ...

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Millennials are experiencing American prosperity; the Mueller report; and that young mayor guy

An amazingly solipsistic and inaccurate assessment of the American economy, coming from a Millennial with a big platform; a report that Robert Mueller is finished with all of his indictments; and a ...

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Midwest fairs better than Northeast in population migration

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For years, the Northeast has lost a steady stream of residents to other parts of the country. New data suggests that trend has recently accelerated. The Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey released ...

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Arrest rates for youth almost 4x that of their grandparents

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A shocking study reveals that America’s youth are going to jail in historic numbers. Americans under the age of 26 years old today are far more likely to be arrested than older ...

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Food stamp use decreases as poor find jobs, abuses stopped

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Nearly 3.9 million Americans have moved off food stamp benefits since new economic policies and job opportunities expanded after the 2016 election. The drop is saving taxpayers more than $8.5 billion. Some ...

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