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San Antonio Express-News
SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workersNEW YORK (AP) — Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Admini
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners — they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or... Read more
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Market Watch
Raising the minimum wage spurs these companies to replace workers with automationRaising the minimum wage may be one of the biggest factors in creating more aut
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
Raising the minimum wage may be one of the biggest factors in creating more automated jobs. A sharp minimum wage increase in the U.S. will most severely impact low-skilled workers, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau “Current Population... Read more
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Greenwich Time
SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workersNEW YORK (AP) — Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Admini
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners — they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amara Konneh - Tribal Bigotry Could Backfire On LiberiaMinneapolis, Minn. — Liberia's former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Minneapolis, Minn. — Liberia's former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning has warned that Liberians could pay a high price for tribal bigotry being exhibited ahead of the upcoming Presidential and legislative elections. Addressing a Conference... Read more
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FOX News
Strange, Moore head to Alabama Senate runoff election: Who are they?Two Republican Alabama Senate candidates survived Tuesday’s primary election an
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
Two Republican Alabama Senate candidates survived Tuesday’s primary election and will head to a runoff – in one of the first tests of President Trump’s influence. Sen. Luther Strange, who was appointed to finish out Jeff Sessions’ term when he was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lao athletes hope for medals, look for luck at SEA Gamestrack and field events at the 29th SEA Games hosted by Malaysia from August 19
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
track and field events at the 29th SEA Games hosted by Malaysia from August 19 to 31. The Lao athletic team is comprised of eight men and four women, all ready to compete in 18 track and field events at the 29th games. The Lao athletic team will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women's Security Must Come FirstToday South Africans are commemorating the historic Women's March on 9 August 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Today South Africans are commemorating the historic Women's March on 9 August 1956 against apartheid pass laws. Around 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to demand the scrapping of the new laws that required all black women to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What You Sow Is What You Reap! Ebewele Slams Nigerian SportsThe woeful performance of Nigerian athletes at the just concluded 2017 IAAF Ath
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The woeful performance of Nigerian athletes at the just concluded 2017 IAAF Athletics World Championships in London has come under severe scrutiny from former commissioner of sports in Edo State, Brown Ebewele. Team Nigeria, once a powerhouse in... Read more
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Market Watch
Just one change encourages companies to automate jobsRaising the minimum wage may be one of the biggest factors in creating more aut
Market Watch / Posted 9 hours ago
Raising the minimum wage may be one of the biggest factors in creating more automated jobs. A sharp minimum wage increase in the U.S. will most severely impact low-skilled workers, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau “Current Population... Read more
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NZCity
Maria Sharapova to play US Open after receiving wild card to year's final tennis majorfor the first time since reaching the fourth round in 2014. She was denied ent
NZCity / Posted 19 hours ago
for the first time since reaching the fourth round in 2014. She was denied entry to Roland Garros by the French Tennis Federation in May, which said it was seeking "to protect the high standards of the game" by not allowing a convicted doper to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sharapova receives US Open wild card as USTA disregard doping banfor the first time since reaching the fourth round in 2014. She was denied ent
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
for the first time since reaching the fourth round in 2014. She was denied entry to Roland Garros by the French Tennis Federation in May, which said it was seeking "to protect the high standards of the game" by not allowing a convicted doper to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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FOX News
Sierra Leone mudslides: At least 300 dead, upwards of 600 missing as rescuers 'racing against time'Rescuers desperately searched Tuesday for survivors on the outskirts of Sierra
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Rescuers desperately searched Tuesday for survivors on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital for survivors that might be buried underneath debris, after massive mudslides killed at least 300 people. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were... Read more
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CBS News
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
CBS News / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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The News & Observer
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslides | News & Observer Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the site of
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the site of a mudslide in Regent, east of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Mudslides and torrential flooding has... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Chief Minister launches Sarawak Centre of Performance ExcellenceSCOPE while Morshidi (third left) and Asfia (left) look on. — Photo by Muhammad
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
SCOPE while Morshidi (third left) and Asfia (left) look on. — Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi KUCHING: The Sarawak Centre of Performance Excellence (SCOPE) was officially launched by Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg at the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
OV TKD athletes achieve Pan-AM successOTTAWA VALLEY – Ottawa Valley Taekwon-Do (OV TKD) fought their way to the top a
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA VALLEY – Ottawa Valley Taekwon-Do (OV TKD) fought their way to the top at the 2017 International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF) Pan-AM Championship this past July. Taking place from July 28 to 30 at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto with over... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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CTV News
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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The Seattle Times
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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Boston Globe
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone’s capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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Boston Herald
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
At least 600 missing in deadly Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. The Red Cross estimated that 600 people were still missing. Authorities have said more than... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides expected to riseSierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a bea
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Sierra Leone's capital was certain to rise Tuesday as bodies washed up on a beach and workers searched for an untold number of people buried in their homes. Authorities have said more than 300 people were killed in and around Freetown on Monday... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kalladka roils in communal cauldron as Karnataka enters poll modebelonging to a pro-Hindutva group in late May in a small town in the Dakshina K
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
belonging to a pro-Hindutva group in late May in a small town in the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, it set off a wave of violence that is now a painfully routine pattern here. In fact, ban orders in parts of this coastal district,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Life and Times of Dalian Atkinson: A Great Talent Unfulfilleda player whose great talent went unfulfilled and who met a tragic, untimely dea
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
a player whose great talent went unfulfilled and who met a tragic, untimely death. But behind the sad headlines lies a tale of cars, girls, goals and a happy-go-lucky adventurer who crossed the world looking for a game and new experiences. He was... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Campbell shatters Individual Pursuit recordCyclist Tineil Campbell set a new national record in the Individual Pursuit on
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
Cyclist Tineil Campbell set a new national record in the Individual Pursuit on Sunday, the final day of the National Cycling Championship, at the National Cycling Centre (NCC) in Balmain Couva. The lanky Rigtech Sonics rider produced a lightning... Read more
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Salon.com
Organizers: Baltimore seafood business masks shocking labor abusesfishery. The signature dish at its restaurants is the famed Maryland-style crab
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
fishery. The signature dish at its restaurants is the famed Maryland-style crab cake, and its dining rooms feature models of antique fishing boats and romanticized images of the bay watermen culture that is fading fast. But organizers say it’s... Read more
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Bleacher Report
After the Ezekiel Elliott Suspension, Can You Trust the NFL's Process?The sports world went into a frenzy over the weekend, as soon as the NFL releas
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
The sports world went into a frenzy over the weekend, as soon as the NFL released the damning conclusion of its yearlong investigation into Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott: a six-game suspension for domestic violence allegations—the first... Read more
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dna
Day: Activists pledge to protect values of ConstitutionOn the eve of 71st Independence Day today, social activists and representatives
dna / Posted 2 days ago
On the eve of 71st Independence Day today, social activists and representatives of marginal communities from across the country resolved to preserve the democratic values enshrined in the Constitution. A 1,000-strong congregation from various... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
OCCSW 2017 Women's Hall of Fame ceremony, inducteesThe Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women (OCCSW) will honor this y
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women (OCCSW) will honor this year’s inductees to the Women’s Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Room 132-133, Student Services Center, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville campus. The public is... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of support groups for Volusia, Flagler counties for week of July 13The featured list this week is 122 area support groups in Volusia and Flagler c
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The featured list this week is 122 area support groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. 1. Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (12 Step Fellowship): 386-631-7140 or adultchildren.org. 2. Aging H.A.N.D.S.(Helping Alzheimer’s and... Read more
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The Hindu
True-blue Tricolour: a village in Karnataka where national flag is wovenrequired for the Tricolour is woven. The weavers at the Khadi Sangha at Tulasi
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
required for the Tricolour is woven. The weavers at the Khadi Sangha at Tulasigere have been weaving the cloth for the national flag for years. The cloth is taken to the Karnataka Khadi Gramodyog Samyukta Sangha (Federation) at Bengeri in... Read more
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Salon.com
Progressive groups fire back after Democratic Party puts out the welcome mat for anti-choice liberalscandidates in the upcoming 2018 midterm elections. NARAL, Planned Parenthood an
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
candidates in the upcoming 2018 midterm elections. NARAL, Planned Parenthood and Democracy for America issued a statement of principles arguing that a woman’s right to choose is not up for debate in order to win votes from red-state Democrats. The... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
OCCSW 2017 Women's Hall of Fame ceremony, inducteesThe Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women (OCCSW) will honor this y
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women (OCCSW) will honor this year’s inductees to the Women’s Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in Room 132-133, Student Services Center, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville campus. The public is... Read more
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Gulf News
Al Ketbi to lead UAE’s charge at Asian Jiu Jitsu C’shipsecond Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2017 at Quan Ngua sports Palace in Hanoi, V
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
second Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2017 at Quan Ngua sports Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam.The UAE has sent a strong contingent of 25 fighters for the event comprising of 300 competitors from 20 countries.Apart from Al Ketbi, other top fighters include... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Narmada dam row: Activist Medha Patkar ends fast after 17 days of protesting in MPactivist Medha Patkar on Saturday ended her 17-day fast to protest against the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
activist Medha Patkar on Saturday ended her 17-day fast to protest against the government’s “apathy” towards resettlement of those affected by the increase in the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam. Patkar, however, would remain in detention. She... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wows crowds in MelbourneBachchan​ is more than an hour late, but who wouldn't wait for the woman once d
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Bachchan​ is more than an hour late, but who wouldn't wait for the woman once dubbed the world's most beautiful? Thousands of screaming fans with phone cameras aloft to capture the moment welcomed the Bollywood actress and former Miss World when... Read more
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The Columbian
Milbank: White House proficient at Russian-style propagandaMilbank is a columnist for The Washington Post Writers Group. Email: danamilban
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Milbank is a columnist for The Washington Post Writers Group. Email: danamilbank@washpost.com. The fake news media is full of accounts about how President Trump’s standing is slipping among his “base” — his most loyal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As President Buhari Sets a New Guinness World Recordbe congratulated because he has set a new Guinness World Record: President Buha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
be congratulated because he has set a new Guinness World Record: President Buhari has become the first elected president of a country to become resident of another nation while still in power! Shame on all those haters who say President Buhari... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Abuse - FG, Armed Forces Must Be Conform to International Best PracticesActing President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that it is the responsibility of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that it is the responsibility of the Federal Government and the Armed Forces to ensure that the military conform with the international best practices on human issues. Prof. Osinbajo who stated this... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wows crowds in MelbourneBachchan​ is more than an hour late, but who wouldn't wait for the woman once d
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Bachchan​ is more than an hour late, but who wouldn't wait for the woman once dubbed the world's most beautiful? Thousands of screaming fans with phone cameras aloft to capture the moment welcomed the Bollywood actress and former Miss World when... Read more
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The Age
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wows crowds in MelbourneBachchan​ is more than an hour late, but who wouldn't wait for the woman once d
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Bachchan​ is more than an hour late, but who wouldn't wait for the woman once dubbed the world's most beautiful? Thousands of screaming fans with phone cameras aloft to capture the moment welcomed the Bollywood actress and former Miss World when... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
DANA MILBANK: The 144 million people who like Trump bestWASHINGTON >> The fake news media is full of accounts about how President Trump
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON >> The fake news media is full of accounts about how President Trump’s standing is slipping among his “base” — his most loyal supporters. Balderdash. There is absolutely no reason to think Trump’s support has slipped in the slightest... Read more
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