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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

The Latest: Trump doesn’t need HK protests to be violent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s comments on the Hong Kong protests (all times local):
August 17, 2019

Donald Trump Has Repeatedly Claimed He Was ‘Michigan’s Man of the Year.’ That’s Not A Real Award

Some are questioning a statement made by President Donald Trump during a rally on Thursday where he claimed he was named Michigan's Man of the Year. The award, however, doesn't appear to exist.
August 17, 2019

How Democrats can win again employees in 2020

Labor unions and the workers they represent were once the heart and soul of the Democratic Party. The 2016 presidential election revealed just how much that has changed. Hillary Clinton lost in key battleground states like Michigan and Wisconsin in part because she took labor support for granted.
August 17, 2019

Republican LGBTQ Group Endorses Trump for 2020, Says He Kept His ‘Commitment’ to the Community Despite Rolling Back Protections for Them

The Log Cabin Republicans just announced that they are endorsing President Donald Trump in his 2020 re-election bid, stating that he has kept his "commitment" to the LGBT community during his presidency.
August 17, 2019

State Department Appointees Bullied Officials and Accused Staffers of Political Disloyalty, Watchdog Finds

Two senior political appointees at the State Department have been engaging in a campaign of harassment and retaliation against career staffers whom they perceived as independent or disloyal to President Donald Trump, a report from the department's inspector general concluded on Thursday.