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White House tries again to rebrand Biden, this time as ‘dark Brandon’

Fox News2022-08-08 21:37:21.2205463

White House tries again to rebrand Biden, this time as ‘dark Brandon’ Author: Fox News
The White House has tried to rebrand President Biden as "dark Brandon" in reference to a viral online meme that presents an edgy version of the president after a series of victories. ...Read full article

After ceasefire, battered Palestinians recall Israeli ‘massacre’

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 21:27:02

After ceasefire, battered Palestinians recall Israeli ‘massacre’ Author: Maram Humaid
Many Palestinians were killed just hours before a truce was agreed on between Israel and Islamic Jihad. ...Read full article

Alps glaciers melting faster as heatwaves hit

BBC News2022-08-08 21:22:22.9871889

Alps glaciers melting faster as heatwaves hit Author: BBC News
Meltwater flows from the glaciers, which may be set for their highest mass losses in 60 years. ...Read full article

Russia halts US inspections of nuclear arsenal under New START treaty

BBC News2022-08-08 21:22:19.6579371

Russia halts US inspections of nuclear arsenal under New START treaty Author: BBC News
Russia "temporarily" suspends nuclear warhead inspections under the New START treaty with the US. ...Read full article

Family of US Black man killed by MD police reaches $5m settlement

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 21:20:22

Family of US Black man killed by MD police reaches $5m settlement Author: Al Jazeera
Use of excessive force by police in the death of Anton Black leads to a settlement requiring changes in police policies. ...Read full article

NFL teams take issue with Deshaun Watson's 'rigged' contract: report

Fox News2022-08-08 21:07:19.0498978

NFL teams take issue with Deshaun Watson's 'rigged' contract: report Author: Fox News
Deshaun Watson's $230 million contract is raising questions after a six-game suspension means the Browns quarterback won't suffer a huge financial hit over of the deal's structure. ...Read full article

Sharks bite boy, 8, during Bahamas vacation, report says: 'Like a scene from Jaws'

Fox News2022-08-08 20:52:21.5016235

Sharks bite boy, 8, during Bahamas vacation, report says: 'Like a scene from Jaws' Author: Fox News
Nurse sharks in the Bahamas reportedly attacked an 8-year-old boy from England who was vacationing with his family, biting his legs before his sister pulled him to safety. ...Read full article

US Navy recovers jet blown off aircraft carrier from bottom of ocean

CNN2022-08-08 20:44:04

US Navy recovers jet blown off aircraft carrier from bottom of ocean Author: Ellie Kaufman, CNN
A US Navy team recovered a military jet from a depth of 9,500 feet in the Mediterranean Sea on August 3 after the aircraft had blown overboard during "unexpected heavy weather" in July, a release from US Naval Forces Europe-Africa said. ...Read full article

Video: Looking back at Olivia Newton John's iconic moments - CNN Video

CNN2022-08-08 20:37:31.5478854

Video: Looking back at Olivia Newton John's iconic moments - CNN Video Author:
Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer whose breathy voice and wholesome beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the '70s and charmed generations of viewers in the blockbuster movie "Grease," has died, according to a statement from her husband. She… ...Read full article

Ahmaud Arbery: Three sentenced for hate crimes over jogger's murder

BBC News2022-08-08 20:22:34.049668

Ahmaud Arbery: Three sentenced for hate crimes over jogger's murder Author: BBC News
The men - who are already serving life sentences for murder - are given additional federal sentences. ...Read full article

Tributes to Grease star Olivia Newton-John

BBC News2022-08-08 20:22:29.5644526

Tributes to Grease star Olivia Newton-John Author: BBC News
The British-born singer died "peacefully" at her ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. ...Read full article

80-year-old Washington state woman banned from YMCA after demanding trans employee leave locker

Fox News2022-08-08 20:22:21.9392868

80-year-old Washington state woman banned from YMCA after demanding trans employee leave locker Author: Fox News
An elderly Washington woman was banned from a YMCA pool facility after she demanded a trans employee leave the locker room. The YMCA says the ban stems from a buildup of issues. ...Read full article

John Travolta pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John

CNN2022-08-08 20:17:28

John Travolta pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John Author: Sandra Gonzalez, CNN
Actor John Travolta, who co-starred with Olivia Newton-John in the hit movie musical "Grease," has posted a statement in tribute to the late singer. ...Read full article

Olivia Newton-John, beloved as Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73 after breast cancer battle

USA Today2022-08-08 20:15:46+00:00

Olivia Newton-John, beloved as Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73 after breast cancer battle Author:
Singer Olivia Newton-John, cherished by fans for her role as Sandy in the movie 'Grease,' has died at 73 after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. ...Read full article

Russia suspends inspections of strategic arms under US treaty

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 20:13:44

Russia suspends inspections of strategic arms under US treaty Author: Al Jazeera
Russia says it’s halting inspections under the New START treaty but remains committed to all provisions of the treaty. ...Read full article

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

Associated Press2022-08-08 20:10:55

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73 Author: HILLEL ITALIE
NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockb… ...Read full article

Mitt Romney’s lonely quest to make the GOP an actual pro-family party

The Washington Post2022-08-08 20:07:41

Mitt Romney’s lonely quest to make the GOP an actual pro-family party Author: Paul Waldman
Republicans killed Roe v. Wade, but getting them to agree to support for parents and children? Good luck. ...Read full article

Watch: White House climate adviser Gina McCarthy responds to Sen. Mitch McConnell claiming climate bill helps 'rich people' - CNN Video

CNN2022-08-08 20:07:25.0021391

Watch: White House climate adviser Gina McCarthy responds to Sen. Mitch McConnell claiming climate bill helps 'rich people' - CNN Video Author:
White House National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy tells CNN's John King she does not agree with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell that the clean energy provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act will only benefit "rich people" who buy "luxury cars." ...Read full article

Leo Terrell: Democrats more loyal to Soros than their constituency

Fox News2022-08-08 20:07:17.0386568

Leo Terrell: Democrats more loyal to Soros than their constituency Author: Fox News
Fox News contributor Leo Terrell slams the left for their soft on crime policies that are crippling cities across America ...Read full article

Photos: People we've lost in 2022

CNN2022-08-08 20:04:15

Photos: People we've lost in 2022 Author:
A look back at some of the most famous people who have died in 2022. ...Read full article

She helped Trump win Florida twice. Now she could lead his expected 2024 campaign

CNN2022-08-08 20:03:19

She helped Trump win Florida twice. Now she could lead his expected 2024 campaign Author: Gabby Orr and Steve Contorno, CNN
Susie Wiles was searching for her next act when Donald Trump came knocking last spring. ...Read full article

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

BBC News2022-08-08 19:52:23.4469799

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73 Author: BBC News
Olivia Newton-John, star of Grease and multi-platinum selling singer, dies aged 73, her Facebook page says. ...Read full article

Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

Fox News2022-08-08 19:52:22.657227

Olivia Newton-John dead at 73 Author: Fox News
Olivia Newton-John died at the age of 73 in Southern California. The legendary Australian 'Grease' actress and singer shared her 30 year with breast cancer. ...Read full article

Olivia Newton-John, singer and actress, dead at 73

CNN2022-08-08 19:50:21

Olivia Newton-John, singer and actress, dead at 73 Author: Brandon Griggs, CNN
Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer whose breathy voice and wholesome beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the '70s and charmed generations of viewers in the blockbuster movie "Grease," died on Monday, according to a statement from her husban… ...Read full article

David McCullough: A Gracious Man

National Review2022-08-08 19:44:28

David McCullough: A Gracious Man Author: Richard Brookhiser
The historian was always polite, genial, with never a trace of entitlement or hauteur — a delight to know. ...Read full article

U.N. Sounds Alarm over ‘Suicidal’ Russian Attack on Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant

National Review2022-08-08 19:41:19

U.N. Sounds Alarm over ‘Suicidal’ Russian Attack on Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant Author: Diana Glebova
Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of shelling the plant, with Zelensky calling the attack ‘Russian nuclear terror.’ ...Read full article

Olivia Newton-John, pop singer and ‘Grease’ star, dies at 73

The Washington Post2022-08-08 19:40:04

Olivia Newton-John, pop singer and ‘Grease’ star, dies at 73 Author: Adam Bernstein
The sugar-sweet songstress with a string of No. 1 hits was also an advocate for cancer research. ...Read full article

Confronting Revisionist History on the DCCC’s Gibbs Ads

National Review2022-08-08 19:32:31

Confronting Revisionist History on the DCCC’s Gibbs Ads Author: Isaac Schorr, Brittany Bernstein
The DCCC spent close to a half-a-million dollars on ‘attack’ ads highlighting John Gibbs’s fealty to Trump, helping to unseat Peter Meijer. ...Read full article

Judge authorizes warrant for US to seize Russian oligarch's $90 million private plane

CNN2022-08-08 19:28:15

Judge authorizes warrant for US to seize Russian oligarch's $90 million private plane Author: Kara Scannell
US authorities have obtained a warrant to seize a Russian oligarch's private plane, valued at over $90 million, for violating US sanctions for Russia's invasion of Ukraine. ...Read full article

Dan Hoffman on Taiwan: China know its only option is coercion

Fox News2022-08-08 19:07:19.5796823

Dan Hoffman on Taiwan: China know its only option is coercion Author: Fox News
Fox News contributor Dan Hoffman discusses China extending military drills near Taiwan and reflects on one year since the U.S. left Afghanistan. ...Read full article

FBI Investigations into Wave of Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Vandalism Stall

National Review2022-08-08 19:05:03

FBI Investigations into Wave of Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Vandalism Stall Author: Caroline Downey
Of the 45 documented incidents of violence against pregnancy clinics since June, no suspects have been taken into custody or even identified by name. ...Read full article

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine - Breitbart

Breitbart News2022-08-08 18:52:23.6888621

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine - Breitbart Author: AP
The Biden administration has announced another $1 billion in new military aid for Ukraine US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for UkraineBy ...Read full article

How Filipino Americans could decide the balance of the Senate

The Washington Post2022-08-08 18:42:11

How Filipino Americans could decide the balance of the Senate Author: Henry Olsen
Nevada could be the key to either party winning a majority. And the Filipino American vote could make all the difference. ...Read full article

Iran nuclear deal could be near as EU circulates ‘final text’

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 18:26:17

Iran nuclear deal could be near as EU circulates ‘final text’ Author: Maziar Motamedi
The European Union says it is time for a political decision, but Iran appears to want more changes to the final text. ...Read full article

WaPo Columnist Slams the Inflation Reduction Act as 'No Such Thing'

Breitbart News2022-08-08 18:18:30

WaPo Columnist Slams the Inflation Reduction Act as 'No Such Thing' Author: Wendell Husebø
Washington Post columnist Steven Pearlstein torched the Democrats' so-called "Inflation Reduction Act" as being "no such thing." ...Read full article

David McCullough, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian, Dies at 89

National Review2022-08-08 18:11:14

David McCullough, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian, Dies at 89 Author: Brittany Bernstein
McCullough rose to national prominence through his eminently readable works of historical non-fiction. ...Read full article

China Claims Spokeswoman’s Twitter Rant a ‘Powerful Rejection’ of Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit

Breitbart News2022-08-08 18:05:45

China Claims Spokeswoman’s Twitter Rant a ‘Powerful Rejection’ of Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Author: John Hayward
Chinese state media claims a Twitter rant refutes American criticism of China's excessive response to Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. ...Read full article

U.S. Department of Energy Gives Battery Technology to China

Breitbart News2022-08-08 17:54:07

U.S. Department of Energy Gives Battery Technology to China Author: John Hayward
The U.S. Department of Energy inexplicably allows China to walk away with superior battery technology funded by U.S. taxpayers. ...Read full article

Blinken Africa trip: The world should not dictate to the continent

BBC News2022-08-08 17:52:22.0806737

Blinken Africa trip: The world should not dictate to the continent Author: BBC News
The US's top diplomat is trying to curry favour amid growing influence from Russia and China. ...Read full article

Five teams that were snubbed in the preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

USA Today2022-08-08 17:49:04+00:00

Five teams that were snubbed in the preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll Author:
No preseason college football poll is going to be perfect. Here's five schools that should have been included this year and should surprise this fall. ...Read full article

Pollak: 5 Consequences of Israel's Stunning Win over Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Breitbart News2022-08-08 17:42:14

Pollak: 5 Consequences of Israel's Stunning Win over Palestinian Islamic Jihad Author: Joel B. Pollak
Israel won a swift and decisive victory last weekend in a brief conflict with Palestinian Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed terrorist group. ...Read full article

FBI Director Cut Congressional Hearing Short to Fly to Adirondacks on Government Jet: Report

National Review2022-08-08 17:25:29

FBI Director Cut Congressional Hearing Short to Fly to Adirondacks on Government Jet: Report Author: Brittany Bernstein
Flight logs show the FBI Gulfstream flew to Saranac Lake, N.Y. shortly after the hearing. ...Read full article

Biden's toolbox consists of 'tax and spend': Rep. Mike Turner

Fox News2022-08-08 17:22:18.3769479

Biden's toolbox consists of 'tax and spend': Rep. Mike Turner Author: Fox News
Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, weighs in after the Senate passes Democrats' controversial spending bill, responds to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit and discusses the successful airstrike against Ayman al-Zawahiri. ...Read full article

Florida governor Ron DeSantis hits campaign trail for midterm candidates in battleground states

The Washington Times2022-08-08 17:17:08

Florida governor Ron DeSantis hits campaign trail for midterm candidates in battleground states Author: Susan Ferrechio
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will campaign for several GOP candidates in key battleground races, including J.D. Vance and Kari Lake, respectively the Republican nominees in Ohio's Senate race and Arizona's gubernatorial contest. ...Read full article

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine

Associated Press2022-08-08 17:14:06

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine Author: ELLEN KNICKMEYER and LOLITA C. BALDOR
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion in rockets, ammun… ...Read full article

What We Can Learn from Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit

National Review2022-08-08 17:11:26

What We Can Learn from Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Author: John R. Bolton
It didn’t create problems, but instead exposed what has long been obvious, or should have been, about China’s growing menace. ...Read full article

'Outnumbered' on GOP warning against Democrats' spending bill amid inflation, recession

Fox News2022-08-08 17:07:29.0640058

'Outnumbered' on GOP warning against Democrats' spending bill amid inflation, recession Author: Fox News
The panel reacted to the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill Republicans say Democrats will 'pay the price' for in November. ...Read full article

Billionaires are funding a massive treasure hunt in Greenland as ice vanishes

CNN2022-08-08 17:07:12

Billionaires are funding a massive treasure hunt in Greenland as ice vanishes Author: René Marsh, CNN
Some of the world's richest men are funding a massive treasure hunt in Greenland as sea and land ice melts. ...Read full article

David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89

The Washington Post2022-08-08 16:43:23

David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89 Author: Glenn Rifkin
The two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize was a master storyteller who brought to life the grand sweep of time and place. ...Read full article

Roger E. Mosley: Magnum P.I. actor dies aged 83 after car crash

BBC News2022-08-08 16:37:22.3776111

Roger E. Mosley: Magnum P.I. actor dies aged 83 after car crash Author: BBC News
Roger E. Mosley starred opposite Tom Selleck in all eight seasons of the original Magnum P.I. ...Read full article

Ronna McDaniel: Even Bernie said this won't help inflation

Fox News2022-08-08 16:37:19.641886

Ronna McDaniel: Even Bernie said this won't help inflation Author: Fox News
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel slams the Biden administration's massive spending bill and their failure to address inflation ...Read full article

Inflation Expectations Fall But Most Americans Say They Are Worse Off Than A Year Ago

Breitbart News2022-08-08 16:23:17

Inflation Expectations Fall But Most Americans Say They Are Worse Off Than A Year Ago Author: John Carney
Less than three percent of American households expect to be much better off 12 months from now, the N.Y. Fed's consumer survey showed. | Economy ...Read full article

NYC Mayor Eric Adams on Illegals Arriving in the City: 'This Is Horrific'

Breitbart News2022-08-08 16:16:36

NYC Mayor Eric Adams on Illegals Arriving in the City: 'This Is Horrific' Author: Hannah Bleau
New York City Mayor Eric Adams had a negative reaction to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) busing illegal immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities. ...Read full article

Biden deserves kudos for diverse judges. But White men still dominate.

The Washington Post2022-08-08 16:14:45

Biden deserves kudos for diverse judges. But White men still dominate. Author: Jennifer Rubin
Democrats should make expanding federal courts a top priority. ...Read full article

Alabama in familiar spot. Crimson Tide are No. 1 in preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

USA Today2022-08-08 16:10:23+00:00

Alabama in familiar spot. Crimson Tide are No. 1 in preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll Author:
The preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches poll is out and the team that finished last season as national champions isn't at the top. ...Read full article

Breitbart News Daily Podcast Ep. 191 — Peak Orwell: Inflation Reduction Act Will Increase Inflation, Guest: Frances Martel on China Saber-Rattling, New Castro Movie

Breitbart News2022-08-08 16:09:46

Breitbart News Daily Podcast Ep. 191 — Peak Orwell: Inflation Reduction Act Will Increase Inflation, Guest: Frances Martel on China Saber-Rattling, New Castro Movie Author: Breitbart News
Breitbart News World Editor Frances Martel updates us on the fallout of Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit and breaks down what we know about a new Fidel Castro movie. ...Read full article

Trump Document Dump? Photos Emerge of Notes in Toilet

Breitbart News2022-08-08 15:52:58

Trump Document Dump? Photos Emerge of Notes in Toilet Author: Joel B. Pollak
Axios.com reported photos exist of ripped-up notes allegedly flushed down a White House toilet by then-President Donald Trump. ...Read full article

Joe Manchin Was All Talk

National Review2022-08-08 15:51:44

Joe Manchin Was All Talk Author: Charles C. W. Cooke
When push came to shove, the West Virginia senator failed to follow through on his stated commitment to fiscally responsible policy-making. ...Read full article

Fire at Cuba oil facility spreads as 3rd tank ignites

Associated Press2022-08-08 15:51:07

Fire at Cuba oil facility spreads as 3rd tank ignites Author: ANDREA RODRÍGUEZ
HAVANA (AP) — A deadly fire that began at a large oil storage facility in western Cuba spread Monday after flames enveloped a third tank that firefighters had tried to cool as they struggle to fight the massive blaze. ...Read full article

Inside job: State, federal workers bilked millions in pandemic relief money

The Washington Times2022-08-08 15:22:28

Inside job: State, federal workers bilked millions in pandemic relief money Author: Stephen Dinan
The pandemic spawned a tsunami of scams -- likely the largest fraud in world history -- and amid all of that, the government employees stand out as particularly egregious cases. ...Read full article

Both parties predict benefits at ballot box from Democrats' big tax-and-climate spending bill

The Washington Times2022-08-08 15:13:00

Both parties predict benefits at ballot box from Democrats' big tax-and-climate spending bill Author: Ramsey Touchberry
Democrats hope their sweeping $740 billion tax, climate and health care package will energize their voters in November, while Republicans are predicting the opposite -- that an inflation-weary electorate will revolt against more government spending on liberal… ...Read full article

Special Section: The Unregulated Podcast

The Washington Times2022-08-08 15:07:47.7208312

Special Section: The Unregulated Podcast Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
The Unregulated Podcast is hosted by Washington Times columnist, Mike McKenna and Tom Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance. Each week they dig into the latest in energy, politics, and anything else that is on their minds. ...Read full article

Special Section: The Rebellion Podcast

The Washington Times2022-08-08 15:07:46.5636024

Special Section: The Rebellion Podcast Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
Washington Times Opinion contributor Everett Piper shares his daily insights and analysis on the news of the day. “In times of universal deceit, Truth is the only rebellion left.” ...Read full article

How the covid economy triggered soaring costs at this dream home

The Washington Post2022-08-08 15:07:09

How the covid economy triggered soaring costs at this dream home Author: Rachel Siegel
Many of the forces shaping the covid economy, from supply chain snarls to worker shortages and skyrocketing prices, which have put millions of Americans and companies on edge over the past two years, have collided under this (very expensive) roof. ...Read full article

The names and faces of the 15 children killed in Gaza

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 15:00:52

The names and faces of the 15 children killed in Gaza Author: Al Jazeera Staff
Three days of Israeli bombardment in Gaza killed at least 44 Palestinians, including 15 children. ...Read full article

Amanda Todd: Dutch man convicted of sexually extorting teenager

BBC News2022-08-08 14:37:25.6011334

Amanda Todd: Dutch man convicted of sexually extorting teenager Author: BBC News
Amanda Todd took her own life weeks after posting a video in which she detailed her harassment online. ...Read full article

Summer of Rage, Part V: PAC Launched by ‘Ruth Sent Us’ Organizers Failed to Disclose Finances, Mysteriously ‘Terminated’ by FEC

Breitbart News2022-08-08 14:08:06

Summer of Rage, Part V: PAC Launched by ‘Ruth Sent Us’ Organizers Failed to Disclose Finances, Mysteriously ‘Terminated’ by FEC Author: Alexander Marlow
Unseat PAC, a political action committee founded by “Ruth Sent Us” organizers Vara Ramakrishnan and Sam Spiegel, was terminated in 2018 after the group failed to properly disclose its finances to the FEC. ...Read full article

Michigan, Ohio coalition seeks to block Biden administration's crackdown on charter schools

The Washington Times2022-08-08 13:56:09

Michigan, Ohio coalition seeks to block Biden administration's crackdown on charter schools Author: Valerie Richardson
A coalition of charter schools in Michigan and Ohio brought a lawsuit Monday challenging the Biden administration's newly implemented hurdles on federal funding for the independently run public schools. ...Read full article

Biden turned to a wartime power his first day in office. Will he rely on it even more?

USA Today2022-08-08 13:45:46+00:00

Biden turned to a wartime power his first day in office. Will he rely on it even more? Author:
Biden has used the Defense Production Act, meant to order private industry to help in emergencies, a lot. Some say it's to advance his agenda. ...Read full article

Russian weapons in Ukraine ‘powered’ by Western parts: RUSI

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 13:36:08

Russian weapons in Ukraine ‘powered’ by Western parts: RUSI Author: Al Jazeera
Russian weapons recovered in Ukraine contained more than 450 foreign-made components, think-tank says. ...Read full article

3 men who killed Ahmaud Arbery face sentencing in federal hate crimes trial

USA Today2022-08-08 13:21:17+00:00

3 men who killed Ahmaud Arbery face sentencing in federal hate crimes trial Author:
Travis and Gregory McMichael and William 'Roddie' Bryan will be sentenced Monday for violating Ahmaud Arbery's civil rights in a federal trial. ...Read full article

In dry California, salty water creeps into key waterways

Associated Press2022-08-08 12:19:38

In dry California, salty water creeps into key waterways Author: KATHLEEN RONAYNE
RIO VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Charlie Hamilton hasn't irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River since early May, even though it flows just yards from his crop.Nearby to the south, the industrial Bay Area city of Antioch has supplied its people w… ...Read full article

Don't Call It a Windfall Tax: Elements by Liam Denning

Bloomberg2022-08-08 11:16:19+00:00

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Watch The Decline of the Rhine

Bloomberg2022-08-08 11:14:27+00:00

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ACLU tells feds not to work with Texas on arrest of illegal immigrants

The Washington Times2022-08-08 10:48:00

ACLU tells feds not to work with Texas on arrest of illegal immigrants Author: Stephen Dinan
The American Civil Liberties Union is ramping up its battle against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's border security push, filing a new complaint Monday with Homeland Security urging the department to limit how Border Patrol agents are able to work with Texas authori… ...Read full article

Special Section: Front Page Podcast

The Washington Times2022-08-08 10:07:41.0701898

Special Section: Front Page Podcast Author: The Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com
The Washington Times’ Front Page podcast delivers our top news stories in an easy-to-listen format. Host George Gerbo brings you the stories from our front page five days a week in five minutes or less. ...Read full article

Abortion bans complicate access to drugs for cancer, arthritis, even ulcers

The Washington Post2022-08-08 10:00:58

Abortion bans complicate access to drugs for cancer, arthritis, even ulcers Author: Katie Shepherd, Frances Stead Sellers
Some chronically ill women face questions about critical medications that could be used to end a pregnancy. ...Read full article

Anti-abortion Gen Zers see cause as social justice

BBC News2022-08-08 09:37:26.4122829

Anti-abortion Gen Zers see cause as social justice Author: BBC News
Anti-abortion Gen-Z activists think their fight isn't at odds with the generational theme. ...Read full article

Veolia Agrees to Sell Suez's UK Waste Unit for $2.4 Billion

Bloomberg2022-08-08 09:23:51+00:00

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The importance of Black homeownership and why the wealth gap is widening.

USA Today2022-08-08 09:01:59+00:00

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The homeownership gap between white and Black Americans is wider today than it was before the Fair Housing Act was signed into law in 1968. ...Read full article

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine

CNN2022-08-08 07:32:42

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine Author: By Rhea Mogul, Heather Chen, Amy Woodyatt and Aditi Sangal, CNN
Ukraine accused Russian forces on Sunday of launching rockets at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, further ratcheting fears of an accident a day after the UN watchdog warned that fighting at the occupied complex risked a "nuclear disaster." Follow live up… ...Read full article

Russia-Ukraine live news: UN demands access to nuclear plant

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 06:33:06

Russia-Ukraine live news: UN demands access to nuclear plant Author: Federica Marsi
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia plant. ...Read full article

China extends threatening military exercises around Taiwan

Associated Press2022-08-08 06:04:26

China extends threatening military exercises around Taiwan Author:
BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it is extending threatening military exercises surrounding Taiwan that have disrupted shipping and air traffic and substantially raised concerns about the potential for conflict in a region crucial to global trade. ...Read full article

Wall Street ending flat as investors await inflation updates

Associated Press2022-08-08 05:43:53

Wall Street ending flat as investors await inflation updates Author: DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA
Major stock indexes on Wall Street gave up early gains and ended a choppy day of trading little changed Monday.The S&P 500 and Nasdaq each slipped 0.1% after shedding gains of 1% and 1.6%, respectively. ...Read full article

Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Associated Press2022-08-08 05:22:05

Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery’s death Author: RUSS BYNUM
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The white father and son convicted of murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting after they chased the 25-year-old Black man through a Georgia neighborhood were sentenced Monday to life in prison for committing a federal hate crime. ...Read full article

US national parks: Can you identify these picturesque outdoor areas?

USA Today2022-08-08 04:58:44+00:00

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What to watch in Wis., 3 other states in Tuesday's primaries

Associated Press2022-08-08 04:20:31

What to watch in Wis., 3 other states in Tuesday's primaries Author: MEG KINNARD
The Republican matchup in the Wisconsin governor's race on Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence. ...Read full article

Biden surveys flood damage in Kentucky, pledges more US help

Associated Press2022-08-08 04:16:36

Biden surveys flood damage in Kentucky, pledges more US help Author: SEUNG MIN KIM, CHRIS MEGERIAN and BRUCE SCHREINER
LOST CREEK, Ky. (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday witnessed the damage from deadly and devastating storms that have resulted in the worst flooding in Kentucky's history, as they visited the state to meet with families and first re… ...Read full article

Israel, Palestinian Islamic Jihad declare truce in Gaza

Al Jazeera English2022-08-08 02:40:40

Israel, Palestinian Islamic Jihad declare truce in Gaza Author: Al Jazeera
Egypt-brokered truce holding in Gaza after three days of Israeli bombardment that killed at least 44 Palestinians. ...Read full article

Albuquerque police seek car in killings of 4 Muslim men

Associated Press2022-08-07 23:13:22

Albuquerque police seek car in killings of 4 Muslim men Author: STEFANIE DAZIO and MARIAM FAM
Authorities on Monday identified the fourth victim in a series of killings of Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as the deaths sent ripples of fear through the Islamic community nationwide.Three of the slayings happened in the past week. ...Read full article

‘Blood, body parts, screams’: Gaza reels after Israeli strikes

Al Jazeera English2022-08-07 20:46:30

‘Blood, body parts, screams’: Gaza reels after Israeli strikes Author: Maram Humaid
Traumatised people of Gaza’s Rafah refugee camp recount the horrors of Israel’s ‘targeted killing’ of PIJ commander. ...Read full article

Tata Motors Agrees to Buy Ford’s Gujarat Plant for $92 Million

Bloomberg2022-08-07 19:11:31+00:00

Tata Motors Agrees to Buy Ford’s Gujarat Plant for $92 Million Author: Susanne Barton
Tata Motors Ltd. agreed to acquire Ford Motor Co.’s plant in the western Indian state of Gujarat to bolster its manufacturing capacity. ...Read full article

Climate change: US takes step closer to passing 'historic' bill

BBC News2022-08-07 15:37:27.5384359

Climate change: US takes step closer to passing 'historic' bill Author: BBC News
The bill - which aims to help reduce US carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 - could pass next week. ...Read full article

Democrats' tax and climate spending bill clears Senate along party lines, heads to House

The Washington Times2022-08-07 15:23:01

Democrats' tax and climate spending bill clears Senate along party lines, heads to House Author: Ramsey Touchberry
Senate Democrats passed the Inflation Reduction Act along party lines on Sunday, pushing through the sprawling $740 billion measure that achieves a scaled-down version of President Biden's goals on climate, health care and tax hikes. ...Read full article

CityLab: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Bloomberg2022-08-07 13:00:28+00:00

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UN special rapporteur says Israeli strikes on Gaza are ‘illegal’

Al Jazeera English2022-08-07 12:39:14

UN special rapporteur says Israeli strikes on Gaza are ‘illegal’ Author: Al Jazeera Staff
Francesca Albanez calls on the United Nations to investigate whether Israel has breached international law. ...Read full article

Post Roe, some in GOP wage uphill battle to offer families more support

The Washington Post2022-08-07 10:00:31

Post Roe, some in GOP wage uphill battle to offer families more support Author: Jeff Stein, Leigh Ann Caldwell
With abortion rights overturned, are Republicans ready to change the way they think about federal support for families? ...Read full article

Drug-Price Bill Pruned in Senate in Partial Industry Win

Bloomberg2022-08-06 17:39:53+00:00

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CityLab Daily: The Mission to Rescue Beirut's Cultural Heritage After the 2020 Blast

Bloomberg2022-08-05 19:26:55+00:00

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Wealthy Americans Escape Tax Hikes in Bill But Would Face Beefed-Up IRS

Bloomberg2022-08-05 16:15:47+00:00

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