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Trump speaks on Charlottesville: 'Racism is evil'

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Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned hate groups as...

World

The Latest: Spain probes if checkpoint attack tied to others

APTOPIX Spain Barcelona Pedestrians Hit

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Spanish authorities are still investigating whether a car that rammed a police checkpoint in the confused hours after the Barcelona van attack on Thursday was linked to the bloodshed in the city. Catalan police...


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US stocks slide again as industrial companies and banks drop

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks continue to skid Friday morning as industrial companies fall after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere. Banks are also down as bond yields continue to slide, and sporting goods companies continue to take sharp losses as investors did not like what they heard...


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A blue pill is stopping HIV from Sydney to San Francisco

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Kyle, a 29-year-old Sydneysider, never knew a time when HIV wasn’t a persistent and pernicious threat - until he began popping a pill to prevent it. The blue, oval-shaped antiviral tablet, known as Truvada, that Kyle takes daily is the subject of a study in Australia’s New...


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Key Republicans hit Trump as Charlottesville fallout spreads

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. A growing number of prominent Republicans are imploring President Donald Trump to repudiate his mixed messages in reaction to a violent white-supremacist rally, with one Senate Republican questioning his competence and calling for “radical changes” in his administration. On...


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Romney calls on Trump to address nation, apologize for Charlottesville comments

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney on Friday called on President Donald Trump to address the nation and apologize for his remarks about Charlottesville, warning of “an unraveling of our national fabric” if Trump doesn’t take “remedial action in the extreme.”...


World

Sierra Leone braces for more floods amid mass burials

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Sierra Leone braced for more floods as the country buries the casualties of a mudslide that killed hundreds of people in the capital, Freetown. The government buried almost 300 people this week and the Health Ministry sent out teams to fumigate areas where decomposing bodies...


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After Charlottesville, colleges brace for more hate attacks

Charlottesville Protest Boston Student

BOSTON (AP) — Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats. The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and posted a defiant Facebook...


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Trump's search for an Afghan war policy leads to Camp David

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump has summoned his defense and foreign policy team to Camp David Friday in an effort to resolve months of debate over the future U.S. role in Afghanistan, where 8,400 American troops continue to fight a war Trump has long questioned. “We will move this...


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The official résumé of the person Trump put in charge of federal housing in New York

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The person President Donald Trump tapped this summer to oversee one of the largest regions under the Department of Housing & Urban Development is a longtime Trump family employee with no experience in housing, according to the one-page résumé Lynne Patton submitted as...


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The Trump administration's claim that the US government 'certified' 700,000 jobs lost by

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. “The numbers are clear. The U.S. government has certified that at least 700,000 Americans have lost their jobs due to changing trade flows resulting from NAFTA. Many people believe that the number is much, much bigger than that."- United States Trade Representative...


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