Day: October 8, 2019

Russian Operative Said ‘We Made America Great’ After Trump’s Win

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Kremlin-directed operatives opened champagne when Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, according to a communication disclosed in a new Senate Intelligence Committee report outlining Russia’s sweeping social media efforts to help him win.

Source: Russian Operative Said ‘We Made America Great’ After Trump’s Win

Bernie Sanders’ Daughter-in-Law Dies at 46 After Cancer Diagnosis

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(AP) — The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Rainè Riggs was 46.

Source: Bernie Sanders’ Daughter-in-Law Dies at 46 After Cancer Diagnosis

Trump Enlists Trey Gowdy to Help With Impeachment Fight

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Donald Trump has enlisted former Representative Trey Gowdy to work with the White House team combating the U.S. House’s impeachment inquiry into the president, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Source: Trump Enlists Trey Gowdy to Help With Impeachment Fight

China Swipes Trump’s ‘Stay Tuned’ Tactic When Talking Trade

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China swiped a page from the Donald Trump trade playbook Tuesday with similar results for global markets.

Source: China Swipes Trump’s ‘Stay Tuned’ Tactic When Talking Trade

NBA Stars Seek to Stay on China’s Good Side

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As the dispute between the NBA and China escalated, one of the first on-court stars to speak publicly was 2018 most-valuable player James Harden.“We apologize. You know, we love China. We love playing there,” Harden said from a Houston Rockets practice in Tokyo.

Source: NBA Stars Seek to Stay on China’s Good Side

What to Know About the Massive Protests Roiling Iraq

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Iraqis were enjoying an unusually peaceful period. Baghdad appeared vibrant and safe in mid-September, with violence at its lowest since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, having plummeted following a victory over Islamic State two years ago.

Source: What to Know About the Massive Protests Roiling Iraq