Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump

CNN - Πέμ, 2019-08-15 00:00
President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection.
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'It is raining plastic': Scientists find colorful microplastic in rain

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 23:51
It's raining plastic -- that's what a survey of rainfall in Denver and Boulder, Colorado, concluded recently.
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Chinese paramilitary members are gathered near Hong Kong border

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 23:46
As protests continue to sweep through Hong Kong, large numbers of China's paramilitary force are just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, according to a CNN team on the ground in Shenzhen.
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Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.'

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 23:44
An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
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CNN reporter on Wall Street: It was a bloodbath

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 23:40
CNN's Cristina Alesci explains why the Dow took a massive drop amid warning signs of a looming recession.
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Man dies after taco-eating contest

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 23:34
A man died Tuesday night after participating in a taco eating competition at a minor league baseball game. The competition took place last night at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California, during a game between the Fresno Grizzlies and Memphis Redbirds.
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Surfer survives after a shark bites a chunk out of his surfboard

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 23:08
On Sunday evening, Max Keliikipi was driving home from work when he saw the waves at Makaha Beach on Oahu, Hawaii.
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China doesn't need US soybeans, thanks to Richard Nixon

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 22:33
President Donald Trump is upset with China for buying Brazilian soybeans instead of American ones amid the ongoing trade war, but the South American industry got its start thanks to an earlier round of protectionist policies under President Richard Nixon.
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Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody after indictment on tax evasion and fraud, official says

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:41
Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody in Georgia, one day after they were indicted on tax evasion and fraud charges, according to the Northern District of Georgia attorney's office.
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Republican Rep. Steve King questions if there would be any population left if not for rape and incest

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:38
Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa questioned on Wednesday whether there would be any population left on Earth if not for rape and incest.
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Exposure to polluted air is like smoking a pack a day, study says

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:38
Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ground-level ozone, is like smoking about a pack of cigarettes a day for many years, a new study says, and like smoking, it can can lead to emphysema.
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John Boehner and Joe Crowley: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:29
Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan crisis, the effects are already real.
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He spent three days pinned to a tree after an ATV crash and survived

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:28
A 66-year-old Idaho man spent three days pinned against a tree after he crashed his ATV, according to Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.
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3 killed in a foiled Al-Shabaab attack

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:10
Three people were killed in a foiled attack Wednesday against a newly established military camp near Mogadishu, Somali army officials said.
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Neanderthals got 'surfer's ear' too, study says

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 21:00
When humans are habitually exposed to cold water and air, "surfer's ear" can be one of the consequences -- and apparently, the same was true of Neanderthals. But it's less likely that they experienced bony growths in their ear canals due to surfing.
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Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 20:29
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman.
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Five of the world's biggest economies are at risk of recession

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 20:27
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Ancient cities that have survived more than just time

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 19:36
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Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 19:32
The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing several law enforcement and prison officials with knowledge of the investigation.
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A wedding crasher is on the loose in Texas

CNN - Τετ, 2019-08-14 19:27
If you and your beloved have a wedding coming up and you live in south-central Texas, pay attention.
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