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Xi Jinping, President of China.

Chinese State Media Cautions U.S. as Trade War Heats Up: ‘Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You’

The People’s Daily used the ominous phrase on Wednesday (May 29) — an expression historically used by the paper before wars and major conflicts. By Dominique Mosbergen, HUFFPOST (Reprinted with Permission) As the ongoing trade war between the United States and China continues to heat up, Chinese state media has issued a cautionary message to […]

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Fannin County WW II Veterans Robert Brown and Dale Dyer.

The soldiers of D-Day left an inheritance

By Elaine Owen, Editor Imagine. One day that changed every day since. There aren’t many such days in human history–but June 6, 1944 was one of them. That day, the beginning of the end of the worst and costliest conflicts of all time began. It was called Operation Overlord. D-Day. And the United States played […]

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Donald Trump wants exceptions for rape, incest in abortion laws

President Donald Trump called himself “strongly Pro- Life” in a several tweets late Saturday night (May 18) while at the same time appearing to challenge key provisions of strict abortion laws recently passed in Republican controlled states. “As most people know, and for those who would like to know, I am strongly Pro-Life, with the […]

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Mexico says tariffs will send tomato prices soaring in US

AP NEWS REPORT Mexico exports about $2 billion in tomatoes to the United States annually. Mexico’s Economy Department said Tuesday (May 7) that U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports. The Mexican agency said the country exports about […]

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NRA chief Wayne LaPierre, left, and president Oliver North, right, have been involved in a power struggle. Reuters Image

Oliver North forced out as NRA president amid bitter power struggle

North, in conflict with chief executive Wayne LaPierre, says he was ‘informed’ he would not be renominated when term ends NRA / REUTERS NEWS. Oliver North appeared to be heading out of the National Rifle Association (NRA) amid a dramatic and fast-developing power struggle at the top of the influential gun rights organization. North announced […]

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Micah Herndon, of Tallmadge, Ohio, crawls to the finish line in the 123rd Boston Marathon on April 15, 2019, in Boston. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Marine veteran Micah Herndon finishes Boston Marathon crawling in memory of fallen comrades

By ALEXANDRA SVOKOS, ABC NEWS (Reprinted with permission) The crowd roared in Boston Monday as one man made his way to the marathon finish line, inch by painful inch. As other runners rushed past him, Micah Herndon of Tallmadge, Ohio, was on his hands and knees, dragging himself to the end of the race after […]

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Two Georgia veterans died by suicide at VA hospitals this past weekend

Two Georgia veterans died by suicide at VA hospitals this past weekend

By J.D. Simkins, Military Times Two veterans in Georgia took their own lives this past weekend in separate incidents, each in front of a Veterans Affairs facility. The first incident occurred Friday (April 9) in a parking lot outside the Carl Vinson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. The second, which occurred just one […]

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Kim Jong Un Threatens to Deliver ‘Blow’ to the United States

KCNA via Reuters Kim Jong Un has threatened to deliver a “telling blow” against the U.S. if it continues to impose sanctions on North Korea. The leader’s statement was a return to the more aggressive language he used to use before he and Donald Trump befriended each other at their two meetings. In his first […]

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President Donald J. Trump

Trump Backtracks on Threat to Close Southern Border

USA NEWS President Trump has backtracked on his threat to close the southern border, and is now offering a “oneyear warning” to Mexico. About a week ago, Trump threatened to close the border if Mexico does not stop undocumented immigrants from coming into the United States. “The only thing, frankly, better and less drastic than […]

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Trump administration asks DOD to house up to 5,000 migrant kids

Trump administration asks DOD to house up to 5,000 migrant kids

By Ellen Mitchell, THE HILL – Reprinted with Permission The administration of US President Donald Trump has asked the Department of Defense (DOD) to prepare to house up to 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children amid what it calls a mounting “crisis” at the US-Mexico border, the Pentagon said Thursday. The Department of Health and Human Services […]

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