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Beirut Crowds Mob French President As He Offers Help

CNN reports: Large crowds mobbed French President Emmanuel Macron in Beirut as he toured a neighborhood of the Lebanese capital devastated by Tuesday’s massive explosion. “Revolution, revolution!” people chanted, as shock at the devastation in the city gave way to anger on Thursday. New information reveals that Beirut officials had ignored repeated warnings about a stockpile of dangerous chemicals linked …

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Trump Claims Vax Could Be Ready Before Election Day

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has suggested a coronavirus vaccine could possibly be ready for market before the presidential election in November — even as his own White House and leading health experts said that’s a very unlikely scenario. The president was asked on Thursday whether he believed a vaccine would be ready before Election Day during an interview with …

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Biden Vows To Stay Out Of Any Trump Prosecution: I Won’t Interfere With Justice Department’s Judgment

NPR reports: Joe Biden says that he believes prosecuting a former president would be a “very unusual thing and probably not very good for democracy,” but he would not stand in the way of a future Justice Department pursuing criminal charges against President Trump after he leaves office. “Look, the Justice Department is not the president’s private law firm. The …

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Trump Demands Debate Change Due To Early Voting

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested moving up the first presidential debate, stating that he and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden “owe it to the American People” to battle it out on stage before any states cast their votes. Trump’s remarks came just hours after his re-election campaign sent a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates …

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Trump Campaign Busted For Another Fake “Contest”

Popular Information reports: This week, the Trump campaign has been heavily promoting a contest to win a “VIP Dinner” with Trump in Southhampton, New York, on August 8th. Advertisements on Facebook touted the dinner as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to share a meal with Trump. The campaign solicited donations from Facebook users for a chance to win. According to Facebook data, …

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1.2M New Jobless Claims As $600/Week Benefit Ends

Yahoo Finance reports: The number of new unemployment insurance claims improved last week to a pandemic-era low but held above 1 million yet again, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to weigh on the pace of recovery in the labor market. Thursday’s report reflected the twentieth straight week that new claims topped 1 million, as the pandemic forced furloughs and layoffs …

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PAC Offers To Hire Cohen For Media Appearances

The Hill reports: Michael Cohen has been offered a job at an unspecified political action committee to work as a consultant and to make media appearances, a lawyer for President Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer said. Cohen’s lawyer, Danya Perry, asked U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in a letter on Monday to approve the move. [Read the letter …

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Iowa Paper Blasts Trump Campaign For Unauthorized And “Manipulated” Use Of Their Photo To Attack Biden

The Cedar Rapids Gazette reports: A new ad from President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign uses a manipulated version of a news photo taken in Coralville by a Gazette photographer to falsely say it shows presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden hiding in his Delaware basement. The image, which was used without The Gazette’s permission, was taken by Photo Editor Liz …

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