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Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong. - Washington Post

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:06

Washington Post

Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong.
Washington Post
A sordid tale of Gen. John J. Pershing executing Muslim insurgents in the Philippines at the turn of the century is a favorite of President Trump. “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do,” Trump told a throng of cheering supporters on the ...
Defiant, Trump Laments Assault on Culture and Revives a Bogus Pershing StoryNew York Times
What General Pershing Was Really Doing in the PhilippinesThe Atlantic
Trump's discredited pig's blood tale may have roots in Tribune story from 1927Chicago Tribune
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Mitt Romney Does the Least He Could Do - Jezebel

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:02

Jezebel

Mitt Romney Does the Least He Could Do
Jezebel
In a statement that has already been characterized as “scathing” and “powerful,” Mitt Romney called on the President to “take remedial action in the extreme” and “acknowledge that he was wrong, apologize” for his Tuesday statements during which Donald ...

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Donald Trump seems to have missed the point that pigs' blood isn't Muslim kryptonite - The Independent

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:57

The Independent

Donald Trump seems to have missed the point that pigs' blood isn't Muslim kryptonite
The Independent
The really galling thing about his Barcelona tweet wasn't its content alone. It was how strong it was compared to the lack of condemnation bestowed upon the perpetrators of domestic terror in Charlottesville. Hiba Khan; 8 hours ago ...

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Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls - NPR

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:53

NPR

Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls
NPR
Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, says she will not speak to President Trump because of his comments that suggested white supremacists and people protesting against them were both to blame for last weekend's violence in ...
Heather Heyer's mother just brutally unmasked Trump's racism and crueltyWashington Post
Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says she won't talk to TrumpUSA TODAY
Mother of Charlottesville victim: 'I will not' speak to TrumpThe Hill (blog)
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Another Presidential Council, This One Focused On The Arts, Quits On Donald Trump - Deadline

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:44

Deadline

Another Presidential Council, This One Focused On The Arts, Quits On Donald Trump
Deadline
UPDATED with George C. Wolfe signing letter: All 17 citizen members of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities have resigned in the wake of President Donald Trump's stance on the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, VA. The committee ...

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White House Arts Committee Quits en Masse Over Trump's Support of 'Hate Groups and Terrorists' - artnet News

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:30

artnet News

White House Arts Committee Quits en Masse Over Trump's Support of 'Hate Groups and Terrorists'
artnet News
A group of 16 high-profile artists, authors, performers and architects serving on President Donald Trump's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned today as an act of protest against Trump's defense of white nationalists following last week's ...

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President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber Command - Washington Post

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:29

Washington Post

President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber Command
Washington Post
President Trump has directed that Cyber Command–which is currently a part of the National Security Agency–will become its own unified military command in a move that is meant to strengthen cyberspace operations and bolster U.S. defenses. “The elevation ...
Trump elevates US Cyber Command, vows 'increased resolve' against threatsPolitico
Trump boosts US Cyber CommandThe Hill
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Heather Heyer's Mom Has 'No Interest' in Speaking With Trump - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:24

U.S. News & World Report

Heather Heyer's Mom Has 'No Interest' in Speaking With Trump
U.S. News & World Report
The mother of the woman killed in Charlottesville says she won't be used for political gain. By Megan Trimble, Associate Editor, Social Media | Aug. 18, 2017, at 11:24 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Heather Heyer's Mom Has 'No ...

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Romney says Trump must 'apologize' for remarks that caused 'racists to rejoice' - ABC News

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:55

CNN International

Romney says Trump must 'apologize' for remarks that caused 'racists to rejoice'
ABC News
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is calling on President Donald Trump to apologize and address the fallout from his statements about the violence in Charlottesville, warning that a failure to act could lead to "an unraveling of our ...
Romney issues scathing statement: Trump must apologizeThe Hill (blog)
Romney calls on Trump to address the nation, apologize for Charlottesville commentsWashington Post
Romney: Trump needs to apologize and blame racists for Charlottesville violencePolitico
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Mitt Romney Slams Trump Over Charlottesville: 'He Should Apologize' - TheWrap

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:55

TheWrap

Mitt Romney Slams Trump Over Charlottesville: 'He Should Apologize'
TheWrap
Mitt Romney blasted President Trump's response to the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville in a Facebook post, asking the president to apologize for the “unraveling of our national fabric.” “I will dispense for now from discussion of the ...

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Members of Trump's arts commission quit after his Charlottesville comments - The Hill

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:48

The Hill

Members of Trump's arts commission quit after his Charlottesville comments
The Hill
Members of Trump's presidential arts commission have announced that they are quitting, The Washington Post first reported Friday, adding to Trump's isolation after he made much-derided comments on the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Members of White House presidential arts commission resigning to protest Trump's commentsWashington Post
President's arts and humanities committee resigns over Trump's Charlottesville responsePolitico
Sixteen members of White House arts and humanities panel quit, following business CEOs out the doorLos Angeles Times
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4 Suspects Held in Spain, as Toll Rises to 14 - New York Times

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:41

New York Times

4 Suspects Held in Spain, as Toll Rises to 14
New York Times
Mourners on Friday on Las Ramblas, the site of a deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. Credit Samuel Aranda for The New York Times. BARCELONA, Spain — Largely spared the Islamic State attacks that have plagued Europe in recent years, Spaniards ...
Spain attacks: Terrorists planned to use explosivesCNN
Spanish probe points to wider network in attacks; American among deadWashington Post
Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were preparedBBC News
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Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides rises to 419 as UK pledges aid - CNN

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:26

CNN

Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides rises to 419 as UK pledges aid
CNN
Freetown, Sierra Leone (CNN) The death toll from this week's devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has passed 400, with hundreds of people still missing, a government tourism minister told CNN. As of Thursday, 419 bodies have been recovered from ...
Hundreds of mudslide victims buried in Sierra Leone, search for hundreds missing goes onNew York Daily News
Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400Yahoo News
Sierra Leone mudslides: Death toll now above 400, UN saysUSA TODAY
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Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say - CNN

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:58

CNN

Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say
CNN
(CNN) Police in Finland have shot and arrested a suspect after several people were stabbed in the city of Turku. The suspect was shot in the leg after the stabbings, said police, who have warned the public to move away from the city center. Police said ...
Finland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacksBBC News
The Latest: Finnish police look for more stabbing suspectsWashington Post
Turku, Finland Stabbing Attack Leaves Several Wounded: PoliceNBCNews.com
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The Latest: Trump says 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' must end - Washington Post

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:43

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' must end
Washington Post
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local):. 9:20 a.m.. President Donald Trump says “Radical Islamic Terrorism must be stopped by whatever ...
Trump says 'radical Islamic terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary' in wake of Barcelona attackBusiness Insider
Delingpole: Trump's Pershing Tweet in Response to Barcelona Was More Than Just Genius TrollingBreitbart News
Late-night hosts on Trump: 'He feels regret as often as he feels Melania's touch'The Guardian
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You Can't Price in Pure Mass Chaos: Market Recon - TheStreet.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:03

TheStreet.com

You Can't Price in Pure Mass Chaos: Market Recon
TheStreet.com
The president needs to convince the people that he can show an increased level of personal discipline. Stephen Guilfoyle. Follow. Aug 18, 2017 7:03 AM EDT. "Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the ...

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Defiant, Trump Laments Assault on Culture and Revives a Bogus Pershing Story - New York Times

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:41

New York Times

Defiant, Trump Laments Assault on Culture and Revives a Bogus Pershing Story
New York Times
President Trump at Trump Tower in New York this week. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Despite ongoing rebukes over his defense of white supremacists, President Trump defiantly returned to his campaign's nativist themes on ...
What General Pershing Was Really Doing in the PhilippinesThe Atlantic
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Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as US tax cut hopes fade - Reuters

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:05

Hindustan Times

Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as US tax cut hopes fade
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall Street and filtering through to Asia and Europe.
Republicans dismayed by Trump's behavior in Charlottesville aftermathWashington Examiner
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