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No, Trump's support hasn't collapsed, but yes, he's increasingly alone - Los Angeles Times

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Los Angeles Times

No, Trump's support hasn't collapsed, but yes, he's increasingly alone
Los Angeles Times
In the annals of the modern presidency, few chief executives have been as alone as President Trump appears now — shunned by major business leaders, at odds with his party's congressional leadership and deeply estranged from more than half the nation.
Polls: Majority in 3 key states 'embarrassed' by TrumpCNN
Trump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest StatesNBCNews.com
Poll: Trump's favorability falls in three key Midwest statesThe Hill
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Spain sets up 800 checkpoints in Catalonia in manhunt for Barcelona suspect - Washington Post

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Washington Post

Spain sets up 800 checkpoints in Catalonia in manhunt for Barcelona suspect
Washington Post
RIPOLL, Spain — Desperate to ease public fears and neutralize a terrorist cell responsible for the deadliest attack in Spain in a decade, Spanish police erected 800 checkpoints across the region of Catalonia on Sunday — part of a massive manhunt for ...
Barcelona attack suspect still sought as investigation expands to other countriesReuters
Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cellNew York Daily News
Police unsure whether Barcelona suspect crossed French borderCNN
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'We knew the ship was doomed': USS Indianapolis survivor recalls four days in shark-filled sea - Washington Post

Sunday, August 20, 2017


NBCNews.com

'We knew the ship was doomed': USS Indianapolis survivor recalls four days in shark-filled sea
Washington Post
It was a sweltering July night, about 110 degrees, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The USS Indianapolis had just completed a top-secret mission to deliver the contents of an atomic bomb to Tinian, one of the Northern Mariana Islands. That bomb ...
Wreckage of USS Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the PacificNew York Times
Lost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 yearsBBC News
Researchers find wreckage of famed Navy cruiser Indianapolis, sunk in 1945Los Angeles Times
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Trump to announce 'path forward' for US in Afghanistan - CNN

Sunday, August 20, 2017


CNN

Trump to announce 'path forward' for US in Afghanistan
CNN
Tune in to CNN's special live coverage of President Donald Trump's address at 9 p.m. (ET) Monday, followed by an exclusive town hall with House Speaker Paul Ryan, hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper. Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump will outline the ...
Mattis confirms decision made on path forward in AfghanistanWashington Post
Defense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan StrategyNew York Times
Trump to lay out US strategy for Afghanistan on Monday nightReuters
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Family of British-Australian boy killed in Barcelona terror attack says they will remember his 'smiles' - New York Daily News

Sunday, August 20, 2017


New York Daily News

Family of British-Australian boy killed in Barcelona terror attack says they will remember his 'smiles'
New York Daily News
A British-Australian 7-year-old boy who went missing after the terror attack in Barcelona was one of the 13 people killed, his family said Sunday. Little Julian Cadman was in Las Ramblas, a popular tourist spot in Barcelona, with his mother Jumarie ...
Julian Cadman, 7, confirmed dead after Barcelona attackCNN
British boy among Barcelona attack deadBBC News
Missing boy confirmed to be among dead in Barcelona terror attack, Spanish authorities sayFox News
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Jerry Falwell Jr. defends Trump's 'both sides' remarks: 'He says what's in his heart.' - Daily Kos

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Jerry Falwell Jr. defends Trump's 'both sides' remarks: 'He says what's in his heart.'
Daily Kos
Judge a person not by what is in their heart, but by whether they will give a rich man a sweet, sweet tax break? Add to Blog. RSS. Update. Edit · Administration. Un-Rescue. Rescue. REBLOGGED BY. Recommended. TAGS. Charlottesville · Conservatives ...

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Lewandowski: Bannon Can Now Hold GOP 'Accountable at Ballot Box' - Newsmax

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Lewandowski: Bannon Can Now Hold GOP 'Accountable at Ballot Box'
Newsmax
... .@CLewandowski_: "You have to repeal and replace ObamaCare. You have to build the wall. You have to make sure tax reform gets done." pic.twitter.com/uxtBuaTagk. — Fox News (@FoxNews) August 20, 2017. Fox News' "Fox & Friends". By Eric Mack ...

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North Korea warns of nuclear war if US drill turns to 'actual fighting' - USA TODAY

Sunday, August 20, 2017


USA TODAY

North Korea warns of nuclear war if US drill turns to 'actual fighting'
USA TODAY
North Korea warned Sunday that the joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises set to start Monday will be "adding fuel to the fire" of already heightened tensions with the United States and its allies. An editorial in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun ...
Exercise to Strengthen Efforts in Defense of South Korea, Mattis SaysDepartment of Defense
North Korea 'Nuclear War' Warning Ahead of Joint US-South Korea Military ExercisesNewsweek
North Korea warns of 'adding fuel to fire' ahead of US-South Korea military exerciseFox News
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Steve Densley: What is the game of politics really all about? - Daily Herald

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Daily Herald

Steve Densley: What is the game of politics really all about?
Daily Herald
“It is said that we hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.” So goes the thought of many citizens when they think of politicians. I promise you that it is a much more complex game than most people will ever understand. It ...

Inside Texas Politics (8/20/17) - WFAA

Sunday, August 20, 2017


WFAA

Inside Texas Politics (8/20/17)
WFAA
Patrick Svitek, one of the top political reporters at the Texas Tribune, is in for Ross Ramsey. Svitek looks at Straus' powerful political influence, and whether House Republicans have any interest in replacing him. Svitek also discussed what kind of ...
Analysis: The tyranny of the minorityTexas Tribune
Legislative battles behind, Texas Republican leaders brace for political war aheadDallas News (blog)

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Philippines drug campaign condemned by senior Catholics - BBC News

Sunday, August 20, 2017


BBC News

Philippines drug campaign condemned by senior Catholics
BBC News
The head of the Philippines Catholic Church has criticised the government's bloody campaign against drugs. Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle condemned "those who kill even the helpless". Police say that since President Rodrigo Duterte launched a campaign ...
Church Leaders In Philippines Condemn Bloody War On DrugsNPR
Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killingsCrux: Covering all things Catholic
Church bells to draw attention to Philippines death tollFox News
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Weekend Politics: Trump's Turbulent Week - NPR

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Weekend Politics: Trump's Turbulent Week
NPR
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Michael Warren, a senior writer at the conservative outlet The Weekly Standard, about Trump's turbulent vacation and what's ahead. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...

What Obligation Do White Christian Women Have to Speak Out About Politics? - The Atlantic

Sunday, August 20, 2017


The Atlantic

What Obligation Do White Christian Women Have to Speak Out About Politics?
The Atlantic
They choose to remain non-political, often out of a legitimate desire not to alienate the people they're trying to reach. At times, even the aesthetics of their world can seem designed to telegraph non-threatening vibes: lots of swirly fonts, recipe ...

Alan Caron: Time to drain the swamp of extremist politics in America - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Sunday, August 20, 2017


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Alan Caron: Time to drain the swamp of extremist politics in America
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Instead, he's imported a new breed of alligators into the country's civic life. By elevating the alt-right movement to national prominence, Trump has exposed an ugly facet of American politics that has been largely hidden from view, until now. What ...

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The eclipse of 2017 has nothing to do with politics - Fox News

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Fox News

The eclipse of 2017 has nothing to do with politics
Fox News
Otherwise, the ambitions of politicians, the words that have so many choosing sides, and the journalism that has almost devolved into cries to “bring out your dead” have nothing at all to do with the orbits of the planets and moons and the multibillion ...
Some say the eclipse spells our doom; but it's politics that'll do us in | OpinionNJ.com

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How Late Night TV Addressed Charlottesville And This Week In Politics - NPR

Saturday, August 19, 2017


How Late Night TV Addressed Charlottesville And This Week In Politics
NPR
This week gave late night television shows a lot of material to work with — a recap and review of how they did. DWANE BROWN, HOST: With all the news out of Charlottesville, Va., over the past week, late-night TV shows have stepped up their game to try ...

Venice rally celebrates diversity as nation struggles with race and politics - Los Angeles Times

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Los Angeles Times

Venice rally celebrates diversity as nation struggles with race and politics
Los Angeles Times
Dozens of people turned out Saturday for a march and rally in Venice to celebrate diversity and unity following a week of nationwide conflict over racial equality. The peaceful event was one of many taking place around the country as activists push to ...

The politics of mean - Salon

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Salon

The politics of mean
Salon
I wrote a story quite a long time ago called “The Quilters of Alto Pass.” It was about a group of old ladies in a small town in Southern Illinois who gathered every day to make quilts they were selling to buy the town a new fire engine. This was the ...

The crazy summer of Trump controversies that you've already forgotten - Washington Post

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Washington Post

The crazy summer of Trump controversies that you've already forgotten
Washington Post
The end of summer is around the corner, with students soon returning to school and people across the country planning their fantasy football rosters. But with the daily intrigue and drama from the White House, the summer also feels as though it ...
White House officials absent from Sunday showsThe Hill
Freedom of speech, and of the press, and of the shrugToledo Blade
The photo that highlights White House turmoilBBC News
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Trump's CEO council wanted to influence politics, which is why they were right to quit on him - Quartz

Saturday, August 19, 2017


Quartz

Trump's CEO council wanted to influence politics, which is why they were right to quit on him
Quartz
America's CEOs tripped over each other this week as they raced towards the White House Manufacturing Advisory Council exits. Membership unraveled so quickly that Trump tweeted out the termination of the group, and his Strategy and Policy Forum, ...
Presidential Executive Order Establishing a Presidential Advisory Council on InfrastructureThe White House
Trump Abandons Plan for Council on InfrastructureBloomberg

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