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August 17, 2019

Racist, Anti-Immigrant Flyer Turns Up at Texas University a Month Before Democratic Debate Comes to Town

A month before the third Democratic 2020 presidential debates come to one university in Houston, a flyer that appeared both racist and anti-immigrant showed up at another school.
August 17, 2019

Recession indicators fear Trump forward of 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation’s strong growth and low unemployment rate.
August 17, 2019

China Tells U.S. to Stay Away Amid New Weapons Sale to Taiwan and Support for Hong Kong Protests

China has issued a new warning to the United States as it reportedly greenlit a new arms sale to Taiwan, a self-ruling island state backed by Washington and claimed by Beijing, and offered support for protesters in the semi-autonomous city of Hong Kong.
August 17, 2019

Elizabeth Warren says the nation is failing Native Americans. Here’s her plan to assist them.

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Friday laid out a collection of policy proposals intended to help Native Americans, pledging to protect tribal lands and to bolster funding for programs that serve Native people.
August 17, 2019

US tells Congress of plans to promote F-16 fighters to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China.
August 17, 2019

Undocumented Workers Provide Employers With Little Risk, Large Reward

The campaign against undocumented laborers escalated to its most severe crackdown in over a decade when federal agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided five poultry processing facilities in Mississippi last week, sweeping up 680 people on suspicion of unlawful status.
August 17, 2019

Claim: Migrant kids molested in US-funded foster care

WASHINGTON (AP) — This story is part of an ongoing joint investigation between The Associated Press and the PBS series FRONTLINE on the treatment of migrant children, which includes an upcoming film.
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.