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11:15 PM ET, August 18, 2019

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CNN:
There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say  —  (CNN)Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out.
Discussion: New York Post and The Week
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Jon Haworth / ABC News:
Ohio white nationalist, anti-Semite arrested for threatening to shoot up Jewish community center, police say  —  An Ohio man has been arrested for making threats toward a local Jewish community center in New Middletown.  —  James Reardon Jr., 20, has been charged with telecommunications harassment …
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy  —  President Trump, confronting perhaps the most ominous economic signs of his time in office, has unleashed what is by now a familiar response: lashing out at what he believes is a conspiracy of forces arrayed against him.
Discussion: Bloomberg, 77 WABC Radio and CNN
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Kevin Freking / Associated Press:
Trump economic adviser dismisses fears of looming recession
Discussion: Fox News
HuffPost:
Proud Boys, Outnumbered By Anti-fascists, Get Police Escort After 30-Minute Rally  —  Many had feared the rally in Portland would be the most violent fascist rally of the Trump era.  —  PORTLAND, Ore. ― A few hundred fascists once again invaded Portland for a much-anticipated rally Saturday …
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Chris Mills Rodrigo / The Hill:
Trump calls Juan Williams ‘pathetic,’ ‘always nasty and wrong’  —  President Trump on Sunday tore into Fox News political analyst Juan Williams, calling him “pathetic,” “nasty” and “wrong.”  —  “Juan Williams at @FoxNews is so pathetic, and yet when he met me in the Fox Building lobby …
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Bianca Quilantan / Politico:
'I'm not happy with it': Trump hits Fox News over poll results  —  President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed his preferred news network over recent unfavorable poll results, saying: “There's something going on at Fox [News], I'll tell you right now.  And I'm not happy with it.”
Discussion: TheBlaze
The Daily Beast:
Disgraced Pundit Mark Halperin's Accusers Call New Book Deal a ‘Slap in the Face’  —  News of the “Game Change” author's deal with Regan Arts came as a shock to his accusers, and prominent Democrats interviewed in the book have been scrambling to explain themselves.
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Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: The White House aide on the front page of today's NYT and WaPo  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  LOOK WHO IS ABOVE THE FOLD OF THE FRONT PAGE TIMES AND WAPO TODAY: STEPHEN MILLER.  Here's the Sunday NYT and Sunday WaPo.  —  NYT: “How Stephen Miller Seized the Moment to Battle Immigration …
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Amid failure to topple Maduro, Trump privately proposes a naval blockade of Venezuela  —  President Trump has suggested to national security officials that the U.S. should station Navy ships along the Venezuelan coastline to prevent goods from coming in and out of the country …
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Associated Press:   US Official: Secret communications opened with Venezuela socialist boss Cabello over guarantees for Maduro insiders
Paul LeBlanc / CNN:
Danish prime minister calls Trump's interest in buying Greenland ‘absurd’  —  What you should know about Trump's interest in Greenland  —  Washington (CNN)The Danish Prime Minister called Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland “absurd” the same day the President confirmed he had discussed …
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Washington Post:
Trump confirms he's interested in buying Greenland
Discussion: Axios, Politico and Outside the Beltway
Joel Achenbach / Greenwich Time:
Two mass murders a world apart share a common theme: ‘ecofascism’  —  Before the slaughter of dozens of people in Christchurch, New Zealand and El Paso, Texas this year, the accused gunmen took pains to explain their fury, including their hatred of immigrants.
Khaled Abu Toameh / Jerusalem Post:
PA bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank  —  The ban came after LGBTQ group Al-Qaws was planing to hold a gathering for its members in Nablus.  —  The Palestinian Authority has banned members of the Palestinian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community from carrying out any activities in the West Bank.
Discussion: twitchy.com
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John Hinderaker / Power Line:   Intersectionality On the West Bank
Mike Brest / Washington Examiner:
Palestinian Authority bans LGBT activities in West Bank
Discussion: twitchy.com
Paul Mirengoff / Power Line:
Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren lie about the Michael Brown case  —  Glenn Kessler writes a “fact check” column for the Washington Post.  I find the column helpful because Kessler usually does a good job of stating what's correct and what's incorrect about the statements he's checking.
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Politico:   Joe Biden's boom and bust online campaign
Daily Mail:
The tantalising mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's burger bar ‘makeover’ as conspiracy theorists ask why she ‘took off her glasses while reading a book and had TWO drinks next to her’  —  They are the photographs that raise more questions than they answer.  —  When Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend …
Nick Timiraos / Wall Street Journal:
Fed Chief Wedged Between a Slowing Economy and an Angry President  —  Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell faces scrutiny from markets and the White House in an economy unsettled by a trade dispute and fears of recession  —  Jerome Powell is entering the most perilous stage yet of his tenure …
Pat Rynard / Iowa Starting Line:
Interview: The Only Person Who Attended Steve King's Forum  —  It was early Saturday morning, and Jessica Birch didn't feel like getting out of bed.  Hungover and tired, the 21-year-old University of Northern Iowa student could easily have turned off her alarm.
Discussion: Raw Story and ThinkProgress
Goldie Taylor / The Daily Beast:
My Childhood Rape and My Life That Might Have Been  —  I sometimes wonder what I might have been, but for the puss and scarring of sexual violence, how it formed and defined and confined me.  —  I have become, it seems, something of a collector: old magazines filled with young starlets …
Jack Healy / New York Times:
Amid the Kale and Corn, Fears of White Supremacy at the Farmers' Market  —  BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Justin Williams was baking a tray of gluten-free seeded bread for the next morning's farmers' market when his phone buzzed.  It was a friend who grows organic sprouts, nervously wondering if he should bring along a shotgun to market.
Mark Murray / NBC News:
Support for free trade reaches new high in NBC/WSJ poll  —  Amid the ongoing trade war with China, nearly two-thirds of Americans say they support free trade in the latest NBC News/WSJ poll.  —  WASHINGTON — Amid President Donald Trump's trade war with China, nearly two-thirds of Americans …
Discussion: Axios and New York Post
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Ken Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Half of Americans Disapprove of Trump's Response to Mass Shootings
Discussion: CNBC and ThinkProgress
Rebecca Klar / The Hill:
Scaramucci asks left to create ‘off ramp’ for Trump officials, compares it to ‘trying to deprogram people from a cult’  —  Anthony Scaramucci, who briefly served as President Trump's White House communications director, said the left needs to give Republicans supporting Trump the space they need to break from the president.
Discussion: Political Wire
Clare Duffy / CNN:
Websites that peddle disinformation make millions of dollars in ads, new study finds  —  New York (CNN Business)As the United States gears up for another presidential election, aware of the role online disinformation played in 2016, the business of publishing false or extremist content online remains a lucrative one.
 
 
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Melinda Deslatte / Associated Press:
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Reuters:
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Danny Westneat / The Seattle Times:
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Alayna Treene / Axios:
White House and Congress say it's “September or bust” on gun legislation
Meg Kinnard / Associated Press:
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Ronn Blitzer / Fox News:
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Hugh Hewitt / Washington Post:
How the Navy could be torpedoing Trump's chances in 2020
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Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
The ‘follow-up appointment’  —  For many people in medical debt …
David Masciotra / Salon:
Donald Trump and the Republican Party hate America: It's time to say it
Emma Green / The Atlantic:
Why Some Christians ‘Love the Meanest Parts’ of Trump
Discussion: Hullabaloo