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August 17, 2019

Watch Natalie Jacobson’s message to Mike Lynch as he leaves the Channel 5 anchor desk

Thursday marked Mike Lynch’s last day anchoring Channel 5’s sportscast after nearly 40 years. Natalie Jacobson, who shared the anchor desk with Lynch for 25 of those years, had a message for him as he enters “semi-retirement.”
August 17, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s post-mortem concludes his dying was a suicide by hanging

Multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein died as a result of a suicide by hanging, the New York City Medical Examiner has concluded, according to a person familiar with the findings.
August 17, 2019

U.S. Trade Deficit with European Union Climbs Over 11 Percent, Despite Trump’s Gripes

The U.S. trade surplus with the European Union in the first half of the year rose more than 11 percent when compared to a year earlier.
August 17, 2019

Too many individuals assume satirical information is actual

In July, the website Snopes published a piece fact-checking a story posted on The Babylon Bee, a popular satirical news site with a conservative bent.
August 17, 2019

Taxpayers Could Pay $200M in Damages From Migrant Families Who Say Their Children Were Abused in Federal Custody: Report

Some migrant children who were separated from their families as part of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy say they were abused during their time in federally-funded foster care. Now the families are gearing up to sue the government, and it could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
August 17, 2019

Saudi and UAE Allies Are Fighting Each Other, Now Yemen Is Questioning the Whole Coalition

The exiled government of Yemen has begun to question the entire coalition led by Saudi Arabia and supported by the United Arab Emirates as local partners of the two foreign states engaged in a series of clashes that threatened to further divide the Arab World's poorest, most devastated nation.
August 17, 2019

Two Weeks after El Paso, Donald Trump Backs Away From Background Checks

President Donald Trump, who appeared to be considering background checks and other gun policy reform, has backed away from the topic and is now openly discussing "red flag" legislation instead.
August 17, 2019

There Won’t Be a Mar-a-Nuuk, But Owning Greenland Isn’t a Silly Idea

In what can only be described as the mid-August story we all need and deserve, President Donald Trump reportedly inquired about purchasing Greenland, the autonomous Danish territory located just north of Canada and Iceland.
August 17, 2019

AP sources: Trump has talked about shopping for Greenland for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.
August 17, 2019

‘This will be catastrophic’: Maine households face elder growth, employee scarcity in preview of nation’s future

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine – Janet Flaherty got an alarming call last October from the agency tasked with coordinating in-home care for her 82-year-old mother. It could no longer send her mom’s home caretaker. It knew of no other aides who could care for her mother, either.