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Day: August 8, 2016

Donald Trump’s Economic Team Is Far From Typical

The tweet and his economics council are a bit of mixed message given that he is trying to raise money from the financial industry and clearly has some support — even some from traditional Republican circles. On Monday, for instance, George P. Bush, the son of Jeb (who is anti-Trump) came out in favor of […]

GOP-led NC panel finds early-voting compromise amid protests

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A Republican-led panel considered but ultimately shelved an early-voting plan Monday that could have made casting ballots more difficult for college students and black residents in North Carolina’s third most populous county, despite federal court orders to undo what’s been ruled a discriminatory ballot access law. A raucous crowd of 300 […]

New Photos Cast Doubt on China’s Vow Not to Militarize Disputed Islands

If those planes were deployed, they would greatly complicate China’s disputes with the Philippines and other nations, and add a level of military risk to the United States’s “freedom of navigation” patrols through the area. Even before the hangars appeared, it was clear to independent military analysts that China’s intention was to use the islands […]

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