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Emotional Luck announces retirement from NFL – ESPN

Sunday, August 25, 2019

9:30 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print INDIANAPOLIS — In a shocking development, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday night, saying constant injuries have taken away his love for the game. Luck, who turns 30 on Sept. 12, had met with Colts owner Jim Irsay earlier to tell him of the decision. The Colts played their third preseason game Saturday…

Trump claims he has ‘absolute right’ to order US companies out of China under 1977 law – CNN

Sunday, August 25, 2019

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Trump’s aides are reportedly seething over the French president’s handling of the G7 summit – Business Insider

Sunday, August 25, 2019

President Donald Trump publicly lavished praise on French President Emmanuel Macron, even as his aides fumed over France’s handling of the G7 Summit, according to multiple reports. Though Trump boasted of his and Macron’s “ special relationship” during a private lunch at the start of the summit, his aides reportedly believe that the French organized the event in such a way as to antagonize the United States by focusing on…

Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrested – The Associated Press

Sunday, August 25, 2019

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested on second degree murder charges at a hotel Saturday in Cancun. Authorities say Bennett had contacted County Sheriff Steve Och earlier in the day to say that…

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate – CNN

Sunday, August 25, 2019

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Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France – The New York Times

Saturday, August 24, 2019

At their impromptu lunch on Saturday, Mr. Macron called Mr. Trump “a very special guest for us” and pledged cooperation. But for those around the American president, their meeting was just the first of what promised to be a series of fraught interactions as he presses his case with his counterparts. And amid preparations for those top-level encounters, down the road in Bayonne, 13,000 police officers were arrayed, firing tear…

Trump needs to stop playing China’s tariff game – Washington Examiner

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Trade wars are rarely good and never easy to win, but they’re a lot costlier and harder to win when we’re going against a country like China. The People’s Republic of China is an undemocratic state with a centrally planned economy run by the Communist Party. Most importantly, the Chinese regime doesn’t care much about the welfare of its people. Trump should not go head-to-head against such a regime in…

Amazon Fire: Deals for streaming TV stick appearing in Google search results for rainforest disaster – The Independent

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Devastating fires sweeping across the Amazon rainforest have provided an unexpected source of publicity for a product made by the eponymous technology giant. Web searches for “Amazon fire” are listing results for the Amazon Fire TV Stick, a streaming media player sold by the online retailer. Alongside news of the environmental disaster are links to “the best Amazon Fire deals”. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From…

NASA investigating first alleged crime committed in space – Washington Examiner

Saturday, August 24, 2019

NASA is reportedly investigating an allegation that an astronaut accessed her estranged spouse’s bank account from the International Space Station, the New York Times reported on Friday. Anne McClain informed investigators she accessed the bank account from the space station during a six-month assignment but dismissed any claims of misconduct. The claim is being reported as the first allegation of a crime committed in space. McClain’s spouse, former Air Force…

Iran Under Sanctions: A Scramble For Cancer Care And Blame To Go Around – NPR

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment at Roshana Cancer Center, a private clinic in western Tehran. Marjan Yazdi for NPR hide caption toggle caption Marjan Yazdi for NPR Cancer patients receive chemotherapy treatment at Roshana Cancer Center, a private clinic in western Tehran. Marjan Yazdi for NPR At a cancer treatment center in Iran’s capital of Tehran, a doctor’s fight to treat her cancer patients has become harder. As U.S. sanctions…

Trump needs to stop playing China’s tariff game – Washington Examiner

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Trade wars are rarely good and never easy to win, but they’re a lot costlier and harder to win when we’re going against a country like China. The People’s Republic of China is an undemocratic state with a centrally planned economy run by the Communist Party. Most importantly, the Chinese regime doesn’t care much about the welfare of its people. Trump should not go head-to-head against such a regime in…

US China Trade War Looms Over G7 Summit In France – NPR

Saturday, August 24, 2019

U.S President Donald Trump has lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz. Leaders of some of the world’s major economies have arrived in France for the G7 summit. Ludovic Marin/AP hide caption toggle caption Ludovic Marin/AP U.S President Donald Trump has lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz. Leaders of some of the world’s major economies have arrived in France for the G7 summit. Ludovic Marin/AP President Trump…

A NASA astronaut is accused of hacking her estranged spouse’s bank account from space – NBC News

Saturday, August 24, 2019

A NASA astronaut is accused of hacking her estranged spouse’s bank account from space. Astronaut Anne McClain allegedly accessed the bank account of Summer Worden, while aboard the International Space Station this year, according to NBC affiliate KPRC in Houston. The two women are in a custody battle over a 6-year-old son who was conceived through in vitro fertilization and who was carried by a surrogate, Worden told KPRC. Worden…

Amazon rainforest fires: Latest NASA satellite images show scale of raging Amazon fires – Express.co.uk

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Amazon sits across much of northern South America and is found in Brazil, Peru, Columbia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia and Suriname.  Approximately 60 percent of the rainforest is found within the borders of Brazil, where the Amazon has fallen prey to legal and illegal deforestation.  Conservation groups like Greenpeace and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have claimed the rainforest is being burned to clear land for agriculture.  Critics…

Don’t buy into the hype that Joe Biden is necessarily the most electable Democrat – INSIDER

Saturday, August 24, 2019

In recent weeks, former Vice President Joe Biden‘s team has doubled down and explicitly appealed to electability and framing Biden as the sole candidate who can feasibly beat President Donald Trump. Luckily for Biden, seniors and African-American voters — two core constituencies in the Democratic base — prioritize defeating Trump above all else. “Your candidate might be better on healthcare than Joe is, but you have to look at who…

Trump Asserts He Can Force U.S. Companies to Leave China – The New York Times

Saturday, August 24, 2019

“Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing our companies HOME and making your products in the USA,” Mr. Trump tweeted, adding, “We don’t need China and, frankly, would be far better off without them.” Mr. Trump’s threat to invoke the 1977 act to force companies to leave China would be his most recent unorthodox use of standby authorities that…

Trump arrives for G7 summit as global disputes threaten unity – CNN

Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Trump needs to stop playing China’s tariff game – Washington Examiner

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Trade wars are rarely good and never easy to win, but they’re a lot costlier and harder to win when we’re going against a country like China. The People’s Republic of China is an undemocratic state with a centrally planned economy run by the Communist Party. Most importantly, the Chinese regime doesn’t care much about the welfare of its people. Trump should not go head-to-head against such a regime in…

Amazon Rainforest fire weather: Is it raining in the Amazon rainforest? – Express.co.uk

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The yearly rainfall ranges from 80 to 400 inches (200 to 1,000cm). Most of this rain, which can get very heavy, runs through the Amazon’s rainy season roughly from mid-December to mid-May. But the Amazon is a massive forest, meaning its climate varies depending on what area. It rains far less in central Amazonia than in the Peruvian Amazon or at the eastern Amazon of Brazil. READ MORE Amazon rainforest…

DOJ Acknowledges Psychologist Cleared Jeffrey Epstein From Suicide Watch – NPR

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life. The Justice Department revealed that a psychologist had approved removing him from a suicide watch. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption toggle caption Mary Altaffer/AP The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life. The Justice Department revealed that a psychologist had approved removing him from a suicide watch. Mary Altaffer/AP The Justice…