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Democratic presidential candidates don't want to sound too happy about the prospect of a Trump recession - even though it could be their ticket to victory in 2020

Democratic presidential candidates don't want to sound too happy about the prospect of a Trump recession - even though it could be their ticket to victory in 2020

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Democrats face a dilemma in how to respond to the looming prospect of an economic downturn, which would likely dent President Donald Trump's chances of re-election in...
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Texas woman sentenced to 5 years in prison for casting vote in 2016 election while on supervised release

9 hours ago   |   NBC News

In our new ongoing series “Justice For All,” Lester Holt speaks with a Texas woman who was sentenced to five years in prison after voting in the 2016 election while she was on...
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Federal election leaders' debate will feature five moderators - four of them from Ontario

10 hours ago   |   National Post

EDMONTON - When the five main party leaders take to the stage for one of the major televised leaders' debates during the election, they'll stand before five moderators, all of...
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Democratic Party leaders catch grief from moderates and liberals as they look to 2020 election

11 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Meeting in San Francisco, party leaders were criticized for debate rules by moderates and for failing to agree to a climate-change debate by liberals.
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'You remain a frickin' coward': Trump taunting a 2020 Democratic candidate and retired Marine isn't a laughing matter for some veterans

'You remain a frickin' coward': Trump taunting a 2020 Democratic candidate and retired Marine isn't a laughing matter for some veterans

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Democratic presidential candidates, lawmakers, and veterans scrutinized President Donald Trump's lack of military service, following his jeers against Democratic Rep. Seth...
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NC Board of Elections OKs bar code ballots

NC Board of Elections OKs bar code ballots

12 hours ago   |   WRAL

Citizen push to require hand-marked ballots falls short, but it's up to counties whether to buy newly certified equipment.
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David Koch Is Gone, but His Pipelines Are Here to Stay

14 hours ago   |   The New Republic

David Koch, the marginally less-vile of the vile duo known as the Koch Brothers, is dead. Setting aside the fact that Charles was always the more powerful and, as a result, the...
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Michigan council candidate wants to keep her town ‘as white as possible'

14 hours ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

A city council candidate in Michigan brought a community forum to a stunned standstill by declaring that her small community outside of Detroit should remain white “as much as...
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Election officials sound the alarm over funding for early voting

16 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY -County governments headed into Friday under the assumption that the state was going to cut nearly 80 percent of their funding for early-voting sites this fall. The...
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Black Twitter Remembers David Koch As Anti-Obama, Pro-Inequality Climate-Denier

18 hours ago   |   News One

The news on Friday morning that David Koch , one half of a politically powerful billionaire brother duo, had died, the response was initially tempered as it became the top...
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Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone radiation treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said. The 86-year-old on Friday... Read more ...

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter military escalation with the... Read more ...

Gregorius helps Yankees pound Dodgers 10-2

Gregorius helps Yankees pound Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES - Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York routed the Los... Read more ...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos

China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S... Read more ...

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

Flaherty, Ozuna help Cards past Rockies, back into 1st place

ST. LOUIS - Jack Flaherty pitched six scoreless innings, Marcell Ozuna homered and drove in three runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Friday night. Read more ...

Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

DETROIT - Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead touchdown in his first preseason game of the year and the Buffalo Bills came back to beat the Detroit Lions 24-20 Friday night in a... Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES - Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles. Read more ...

Hamilton, Braves outlast Mets 2-1 in 14 after deGrom shines

Hamilton, Braves outlast Mets 2-1 in 14 after deGrom shines

NEW YORK - Billy Hamilton singled home the go-ahead run in the 14th inning for his first hit as a Brave, and Atlanta beat the New York Mets 2-1 Friday night for its sixth... Read more ...