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4:35 PM ET, August 11, 2019

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New York Times:
Before Jail Suicide, Jeffrey Epstein Was Left Alone and Not Closely Monitored  —  Before Jail Suicide, Epstein Was Left Alone and Not Closely Monitored  — The disclosures about apparent failures in the financier Jeffrey Epstein's detention deepened questions about his death.
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Charlie Warzel / New York Times:
Epstein Suicide Conspiracies Show How Our Information System Is Poisoned  —  With each news cycle, the system grows more efficient.  —  Mr. Warzel is an Opinion writer at large.  —  Even on an internet bursting at the seams with conspiracy theories and hyperpartisanship …
New York Times:
Jeffrey Epstein's Opaque Finances Could Become Focal Point for Investigators  —  COLUMBUS, Ohio — The money, tens of millions of dollars of it, would flow among Jeffrey Epstein's dozens of bank accounts, shell companies and, at times, charities linked to high-powered friends.  —  Where was the money going?
Michael Crowley / New York Times:
Trump Shares Unfounded Fringe Theory About Epstein and Clintons  —  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Trump used Twitter on Saturday to promote unfounded conspiracy theories about how Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sex trafficking, died in a federal prison, even as the administration …
Jesselyn Cook / HuffPost:
Jeffrey Epstein's Death Underlines A Nationwide Problem
Lindsay M. Hayes / The Atlantic:   Epstein's Death Has a Simpler Explanation
Washington Post:
The brand label that stokes Trump's fury: ‘Racist, racist, racist.’  —  President Trump considers himself a branding wizard, but he is vexed by a branding crisis of his own: how to shed the label of “racist.”  —  As the campaign takes shape about 15 months before voters render a verdict on his presidency …
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Cameron Cawthorne / Washington Free Beacon:
O'Rourke: It's ‘Really Hard’ to See People Voting for Trump If They Aren't Racist
Discussion: Mediaite and The Guardian
Rhonda Garelick / The Cut:
Surrogate Angels of Death What to make of the First Lady holding the motherless child and youngest survivor of the El Paso massacre.  —  Imagine this: A shooter has entered a public place, where you are walking with your family.  You have but a minute to realize you can save your 2-month-old …
Jo Becker / New York Times:
The Global Machine Behind the Rise of Far-Right Nationalism  —  Sweden was long seen as a progressive utopia.  Then came waves of immigrants — and the forces of populism at home and abroad.  —  RINKEBY, Sweden — Johnny Castillo, a Peruvian-born neighborhood watchman in this district of Stockholm …
Mark Osborne / ABC News:
Florida white supremacist arrested for threatening shooting at Walmart, police say  —  A Florida white supremacist has been arrested for threatening a shooting at a Walmart just days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, in one of the worst mass shootings in the country's modern history.
Discussion: The Root
Ingrid Jacques / Detroit News:
Watch out for John James in 2020 … (Photo: Robin Buckson, The Detroit News)  —  John James is heading into the 2020 U.S. Senate race ready for battle, to use the candidate's military-flavored lingo.  —  The Detroit businessman and combat veteran is making another bid for the office …
The Guardian:
The Observer view on India's aggression over Kashmir  —  Narendra Modi's high-handed action over the disputed territory is likely to revive conflict with Pakistan  —  The crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government's decision to impose direct rule from Delhi, has universal relevance.
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New York Times:   Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear
CNN:
Suspect in Oslo mosque shooting expressed right-wing sympathies, say police  —  Oslo, Norway (CNN)The man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Saturday has expressed right-wing sympathies online, the police said in a news conference Sunday.
Discussion: FOX2now.com
Elaine Godfrey / The Atlantic:
Marianne Williamson Goes for the Gut  —  The Democratic candidate isn't trying to appeal to voters' rational side.  —  DES MOINES, Iowa—Marianne Williamson smells like rosewater, or some kind of flowery Yankee candle.  I know this because when I asked her a question at the Iowa State Fair …
CBS News:
Trump administration says it won't approve Roundup cancer-warning labels  —  The Trump administration has told companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a decision targeted at a California regulation that requires labels to warn consumers that the Roundup ingredient is potentially cancer-causing.
New York Times:
Why Are Florida Republicans So Afraid of People Voting?  —  There's no other logical explanation for the effective poll tax that lawmakers recently passed.  —  The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher.  It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.
Jack Fowler / National Review:
The Trump Obsession Comes for California's Water  —  Tomorrow, the Golden State's Democrat-run, veto-proof legislature returns from its summer break and is expected to quickly take up S.B. 1, the “California Environmental, Public Health, and Workers Defense Act of 2019.”
Discussion: Mother Jones
New York Times:
Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa  —  After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June.  —  STORM LAKE, Iowa — Senator Kamala Harris ordered tacos …
Discussion: Des Moines Register
David Frum / The Atlantic:
The Shame and Disgrace Will Linger  —  August 10, 1969: San Clemente, California—President Richard Nixon accused his predecessor Lyndon Baines Johnson of complicity in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Speaking with reporters on the first day of a 10-day stay at his Pacific Ocean vacation home ...
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
Accused Sex Trafficker Steered $100K Payday to Bannon  —  Emails show that the indicted operative George Nader and the one-time White House strategist Steve Bannon had a closer connection than previously understood.  —  An accused pedophile helped Steve Bannon secure a $100,000 speaking gig …
Lizzie Dearden / The Independent:
Man who stormed mosque ‘armed with shotguns’ was inspired by Christchurch and El Paso attackers, 4chan post suggests  —  Post urged others to continue ‘race war’ and praised other attackers  —  The alleged gunman who launched a suspected terror attack on a mosque in Norway was inspired by the Christchurch …
Discussion: Slate, New York Times and UPI
Emma Newburger / CNBC:
‘Trump is ruining our markets’: Struggling farmers are losing a huge customer to the trade war — China  —  KEY POINTS  — U.S. farmers lost their fourth largest customer this week after China officially cancelled all purchases of U.S. agricultural products, a retaliatory move following …
Task & Purpose:
Commentary: We invite you to celebrate Austin Tice's birthday  —  Thirty-eight years ago Sunday, after nine months of waiting, we finally had the great delight of meeting our firstborn, Austin Bennett Tice.  —  Today, we wish we could remind him of how glad we are he was born …
Discussion: CNN and American Military News
Mike Allen / Axios:
Axios AM  —  Subscribe  —  ⚡ Breaking: Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan admits on “Meet the Press,” when asked by Chuck Todd about the timing of the Mississippi ICE raids, given the country's emotions after El Paso: “The timing was unfortunate.”  — Sen. Kamala Harris said on …
 
 
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Mariel Padilla / New York Times:
Student Wins $725,000 in Lawsuit Over ‘Troll Storm’ Led by The Daily Stormer
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Asher Stockler / Newsweek:
Biden, Sanders Both Trounce Trump in Head-to-Head Matchups, New Poll Finds
Alexandra Svokos / ABC News:
Alleged Dayton gunman Connor Betts showed signs of misogyny, mirroring a grim pattern for shooters
Preston Greene / New York Times:
Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? Let's Not Find Out
Andrew O'Reilly / Fox News:
Tim Ryan slams Trump, NRA in wake of El Paso and Dayton shootings
Discussion: Politico and Breitbart
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Acting Border Patrol chief on Mississippi ICE raids: 'These aren't raids'
Quinn Scanlan / ABC News:
If Trump ‘stepped forward’ on gun control, it may move Republicans: Cory Booker
Discussion: Breitbart
CBS News:
Bloomberg holds off on 2020 endorsement and says Biden is “not a lock for the nomination”
Discussion: Political Wire
 Earlier Items: 
Nahal Toosi / Politico:
Trump's use of immigration as 2020 wedge could backfire on other policies
Maeve Reston / CNN:
Joe Biden hears your taunts about his age, but he's busy running for president
Frank Bruni / New York Times:
Hate Is So Much Bigger Than Trump
Hugh Hewitt / Washington Post:
The party of Robert F. Kennedy is gone
Kelsey Tamborrino / Politico:
Kamala Harris: Immigration raids will distort 2020 census
Discussion: NBC News and Breitbart
Jacob Bogage / Washington Post:
American fencer kneels on medal stand during anthem, tweets about Trump and gun control
Kim Norvell / Des Moines Register:
Elizabeth Warren, met with the largest Soapbox crowd so far, touts her 2-cent ultra-millionaires tax