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Sydney Morning Herald - Politics (36 minutes ago)

State governments have reaped billions from stamp duty on insurance, and the industry's peak body said it was time for states to put that money back into mitigating natural disasters.

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New York Times - Politics (38 minutes ago)

The national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, was more cautious as both spoke ahead of next week's visit to Washington by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

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Global News - Politics (39 minutes ago)

Former president Barack Obama has privately expressed concerns to Democrats about President Joe Biden's candidacy, the Associated Press reported.

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BBC - Politics (40 minutes ago)

Marianna Spring talks through the tactics seen on the social media feeds of voters.

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BBC - Politics (40 minutes ago)

Independent pay review bodies recommended a 5.5% pay rise for teachers and some NHS workers.

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Politico - Europe (41 minutes ago)

The Israeli attack appeared to be the first on Yemeni soil since the Israel-Hamas war began in October.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

The call comes nearly five years after another phone conversation between the leaders triggered Trump's first impeachment.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

A growing number of Democratic lawmakers called for President Biden to step aside Friday, even as his campaign insists he isn't going anywhere. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

Following the conclusion of the Republican National Convention, former President Donald Trump and his running mate, Sen. JD Vance, are preparing to campaign in key battleground states. Robert Costa has the latest.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

CBS News has learned President Biden is deeply frustrated amid a push from within the Democratic Party to end his presidential bid. Some Democrats are supporting the president while pitching an alternative should he leave the race. Willie James Inman has the latest.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

Police say a Florida man accused of making threats against former President Donald Trump, U.S. Sen. JD Vance and their families on social media has been arrested.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

President Donald Trump and his new running mate, Sen. JD Vance, were holding a campaign rally in the battleground state of Michigan Saturday. With Saturday's event, the Trump campaign is signaling their path to victory runs through the Midwest. Caitlin Huey-Burns reports.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, who served in Congress for nearly three decades, has died at the age of 74. A champion for progressive causes, Jackson Lee led efforts to make Juneteenth a national holiday.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

It was the pair's first event together since they became the GOP's nominees at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

Last month, Jackson Lee revealed that she had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

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CBS News - Politics (42 minutes ago)

The virtual ballot will show Biden "as the presumptive and only qualified nominee," but there's an option for delegates to mark their own preference, as there was in 2020.

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The Washington Post - Politics (48 minutes ago)

Analysis: Abortion, gun rights and Reagan were mostly absent on GOP convention stage

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The Washington Post - Politics (49 minutes ago)

The Justice Department alleges that former Las Vegas City Council member Michele Fiore used the donations for rent and her daughter's wedding.

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The Washington Post - Politics (49 minutes ago)

The Afghanistan War Commission will study the conflict's myriad failures with a mandate to recommend how the U.S. can avoid a repeat performance.

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The Washington Post - Politics (49 minutes ago)

Judge Aileen Cannon sidestepped key legal rulings to find that special counsel Jack Smith was improperly appointed to investigate Donald Trump.

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The Washington Post - Politics (49 minutes ago)

Terrorism analysts say Trump's would-be assassin is among a string of high-profile assailants with unknown or murky reasons for turning violent

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The Washington Post - Politics (49 minutes ago)

Top officials rejected requests from Trump's security detail for more manpower and gear at events before attempted assassination, people familiar with the asks said.

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Yahoo News - Politics (50 minutes ago)

In a California gold rush town, some Black families are fighting for land taken from their ancestors

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Yahoo News - Politics (50 minutes ago)

Biden was far outspending Trump — with little to show for it — even before the debate

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Yahoo News - Politics (50 minutes ago)

Colombia's president pushes for health and labor changes as he opens new session of congress

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Yahoo News - Politics (2 hours ago)

Outside the RNC, small Milwaukee businesses and their regulars tried to salvage a sluggish week

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New York Times - Politics (2 hours ago)

The Biden campaign also spent six times as much as the Trump campaign did in June, allowing Republicans to gain a financial advantage.

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Raw Story - Politics (3 hours ago)

Israeli warplanes killed three people in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni port of Hodeida, the Iran-backed rebels said Sunday after the group's deadly drone attack in Tel Aviv.The strikes on the vital port, which triggered a raging fire and plumes of black smoke, are the first claimed by Israel in the Arabian peninsula's poorest country, about 2,000...

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Yahoo News - Politics (3 hours ago)

With GOP convention over, Milwaukee weighs the benefits of hosting political rivals

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BBC - Politics (4 hours ago)

Ms Atkins has been criticised after attempting to interrupt another MP during a Commons debate.

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New York Times - Politics (4 hours ago)

Trump and Vance campaign together in Michigan, while Harris raises money on Cape Cod. Here's the latest.

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New York Times - Politics (4 hours ago)

A week after an assassination attempt led him to call for unity, former President Donald J. Trump returned to the campaign trail, lashing out at his rivals and claiming persecution.

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Raw Story - Politics (4 hours ago)

Donald Trump commanded the stage for nearly two hours Saturday in his first rally since a gunman tried to kill him last week, with a fiery, rambling speech to thousands of passionate supporters.Here are five takeaways from the vision painted by the Republican presidential nominee for the United States:'Shoveling ballots into wheelbarrows'Last...

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Yahoo News - Politics (4 hours ago)

Trump shooter flew drone over venue hours before attempted assassination, source says

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The Washington Post - Politics (4 hours ago)

The GOP surge comes as a growing number of Democrats are calling on Biden to drop out in the wake of a politically devastating debate performance.

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Raw Story - Politics (5 hours ago)

Donald Trump's own campaign staff members were likely "cringing" after the former president's remarks at the Republican National Convention, according to someone who worked in his White House.Former Mike Pence Homeland Security staffer Olivia Troye appeared on MSNBC, and was asked about Trump going "off the rails" in his RNC speech and repeating...

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Raw Story - Politics (5 hours ago)

A Donald Trump ally is under fire after calling Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, who served her Houston district for nearly 3 decades before dying of cancer at the age of 74, a "ghetto b----." Raw Story reported on Friday that Lee, who shared publicly in June she had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, had died. Laura Loomer, who has been...

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Yahoo News - Politics (5 hours ago)

Pelosi delivers speech to NC Democrats with notable absence — Biden's future as nominee

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New York Times - Politics (5 hours ago)

In a reversal, a spokesman said the service had turned down requests from former President Donald J. Trump's team over the past two years, though he said the requests did not include the recent rally in Pennsylvania.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (6 hours ago)

David Speers interviews Independent Member for Goldstain Zoe Daniel. Fairfax Media's Shane Wright, Guardian Australia's Karen Middleton and Raf Epstein from the ABC discuss the week in politics.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (6 hours ago)

Insiders host David Speers discusses the week in politics with Shane Wright, Raf Epstein and Karen Middleton.

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Raw Story - Politics (6 hours ago)

Donald Trump's latest effort to distance himself from the controversial Project 2025 has left the former president's conservative allies reeling. Trump on Saturday held a rally in Michigan, during which he broached the subject of the Heritage Foundation's Project 2025, which is run by many of Trump's allies and those who worked in his...

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Raw Story - Politics (6 hours ago)

Undecided swing-state voters still hate Donald Trump, but they have preferences regarding who is on the Democratic side of the race, according to a series of focus groups summarized by a conservative pollster. GOP strategist and publisher of The Bulwark Sarah Longwell, who previously showed how Trump's rise wasn't due to the will of voters, posted...

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The Washington Post - Politics (6 hours ago)

The vice president struck a note of optimism and support for President Biden, while emphasizing their backing of LGBTQ rights.

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The Washington Post - Politics (6 hours ago)

Live updates from the 2024 election campaign trail, with the latest news on Biden and Trump.

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CBS News - Politics (6 hours ago)

A Marine accused of using a Nazi salute during the U.S. Capitol insurrection has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for assaulting police officers who were guarding the building.

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Trump leans into divisive rhetoric in first rally since assassination attempt

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Biden allies say 'elites' are disenfranchising voters who want the president to stay in

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Yahoo News - Politics (6 hours ago)

Democrats are gaming out post-Biden options while he insists he'll stay in the race

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Yahoo News - Politics (7 hours ago)

Trump says he loves Elon Musk even though he never heard of the $45 million-a-month donation plan from the billionaire

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (7 hours ago)

Mike Bowers talks the week in political cartoons with The Australian's Jack the Insider.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (7 hours ago)

David Speers interviews Independent Member for Goldstein Zoe Daniel.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (7 hours ago)

RSL Tasmania has ramped up its opposition to the proposed stadium at Macquarie Point, warning the premier in a letter that the project could desecrate the Hobart cenotaph, which it regards as sacred.

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Raw Story - Politics (7 hours ago)

CNN has been accused of being "in the tank" for Donald Trump after a recent report in which the outlet buries the fact that the former president was found liable for sexual assault. A jury found that Trump sexually violated a magazine writer in a store years ago, and ordered him to pay millions of dollars for the assault and the defamation the...

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BBC - Politics (7 hours ago)

Welsh Labour announces a timetable for a leadership election after Vaughan Gething resigned.

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The Washington Post - Politics (8 hours ago)

The event in Grand Rapids, Mich., was moved inside due to security concerns over holding an outdoor rally

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CBS News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Biden campaign manager Jen O'Malley Dillon denied reports the president is considering leaving 2024 presidential race against Trump.

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CBS News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Mr. Biden indicated earlier Friday he could be back on the campaign trail within days.

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CBS News - Politics (8 hours ago)

The House Oversight Committee refused to push back the date of U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle's testimony.

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National Public Radio - Politics (8 hours ago)

Vice President Harris was in Provincetown, Mass. raising money for the Biden-Harris campaign. Meanwhile, President Biden is stuck in Rehoboth Beach, Del., after COVID took him off the trail.

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

The Republican National Convention's conclusion with former President Donald Trump taking the stage to a crowd of adoring fans wearing bandages on their ears in solidarity was a little too much for comedian Bill Maher. In summarizing the HBO host's weekly "new rules" segment, the Daily Beast described Maher as "sick of the latest wave of religious...

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Raw Story - Politics (8 hours ago)

Trump-endorsing billionaire Elon Musk, the richest man in the world and the owner of the social media company once known as Twitter, received criticism on his own platform on Saturday after sharing a video showing an animated Donald Trump killing Joe Biden. Musk over the weekend took to his own platform, now called X, to share what he deemed to be...

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Trump mocks Democrats in campaign rally, compares Pelosi to a dog

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

Trump, Vance hold rally in Michigan: Full coverage

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Yahoo News - Politics (8 hours ago)

For first time, Trump's campaign describes bullet wound from rally shooting

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Yahoo News - Politics (9 hours ago)

Trump said Xi wrote 'beautiful note' after assassination attempt

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Yahoo News - Politics (9 hours ago)

Republican field in Michigan Senate race thins as party coalesces around former Rep. Mike Rogers

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

A government watchdog organization is accusing the Georgia State Election Board of violating the Georgia Open Meetings Act by holding a meeting on short notice to advance election rule changes ahead of the Nov. 5 election. American Oversight filed a lawsuit Friday in Fulton County Superior Court accusing conservative appointed election board...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

With the possibility that President Joe Biden will step aside and open the door for Vice President Kamala Harris to head the Democratic presidential ticket going into November, Donald Trump's campaign apparatus is going into overdrive to plot a strategy much different than what they had planned for the current president.According to a report from...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

Appearing on MSNBC's "The Weekend" on Saturday morning, MSNBC host Katie Phang blasted newly anointed 2024 Republican vice presidential nominee Sen. J. D. Vance (R-OH) for treating voters like they are "dumb" in his Republican National Convention acceptance speech.Speaking with the hosts, Phang said Vance has done all he can to downplay not only...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

Now that the Republican National Convention — with its promise of "unity" is in the rearview mirror, — Donald Trump is back to being the Donald Trump of old with a rambling rant on Saturday morning.Just days after cable TV pundits lauded the former president for being humbled and changed after the attempt on his life just a week ago, the former...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

Donald Trump's pick for vice president is under fire Saturday for a statement about President Joe Biden just days after Vance's Republican National Convention speech. J.D. Vance, the controversial author and Ohio senator who has been accused of being part of a plan to setback women's rights in the United States as Trump's number two, took to social...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

Donald Trump went nuclear on Project 2025 at his rally on Saturday, going from saying he "knows nothing" about the plan to comparing its authors to the right's version of the "radical left," but the internet didn't let it slide. Trump has consistently attempted to distance himself from the plan to overhaul the executive and judicial branches with...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

Donald Trump on Saturday said you can't "teach a criminal not to be a criminal," leading to widespread mockery online. Trump at his rally over the weekend used the line about criminals in connection with his stated plans for a "mass deportation" if he were to win the presidency again."You're not going to teach a criminal not to be a criminal, not...

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Raw Story - Politics (9 hours ago)

Donald Trump on Saturday went further than ever to distance himself from Project 2025, the Heritage Foundation's plan to overtake the federal government with MAGA loyalists, while speaking at a Michigan rally. Trump, who has already issued statements suggesting he "knows nothing" about the plan that is run by many of his own former administration...

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Politics (10 hours ago)

Port Augusta is turning into a battleground for Labor and the Coalition's opposing solutions to reducing carbon emissions, with some threatening legal action if the Coalition wins government.

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New York Times - Politics (10 hours ago)

As he recovers from Covid, the president has grown resentful toward Democratic congressional leaders and former President Barack Obama.

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New York Times - Politics (10 hours ago)

Local law enforcement officials, present in abundance, said they were not assigned security duties around a warehouse used by a man who tried to kill former President Donald Trump.

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National Public Radio - Politics (10 hours ago)

Former President Donald Trump is doing his first rally since an assassination attempt. President Biden is still off the trail, recovering from COVID.

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National Public Radio - Politics (10 hours ago)

Texas congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a leading voice for progressive causes in the House, died Friday in Houston.

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Yahoo News - Politics (10 hours ago)

Beyond Biden, Democrats are split over who would be next —VP Harris or launch a 'mini primary'

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Yahoo News - Politics (10 hours ago)

Trump holds first rally after assassination attempt with his new running mate, Vance, by his side

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Yahoo News - Politics (10 hours ago)

Biden's campaign chair says the president has seen 'slippage' in support but insists he has 'multiple pathways' to win

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Yahoo News - Politics (10 hours ago)

Trump campaign releases letter on his injury, treatment after last week's assassination attempt

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Raw Story - Politics (10 hours ago)

The ACLU on Friday issued a memo warning that a second term for former President Donald Trump would "exacerbate inequalities" in the criminal justice system and laying out plans to push against a potential Republican administration's efforts to do so. The 14-page memo argues that Trump's agenda would be to expand incarceration, abusive policing...

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Raw Story - Politics (10 hours ago)

ROUND ROCK – On a scorching summer day, Tony Grady sat in the shade outside of the city plaza, watching passersby pop in and out of local restaurants and boutiques and parents chase their children at a nearby splash pad. Grady has been thinking a lot about the presidential election in the last four weeks since President Joe Biden's poor debate...

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Politico - Europe (10 hours ago)

The landmark review into the pensions and investment market seeks ways to boost the investment potential of support schemes while equally optimizing savings for pensioners.

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The Washington Post - Politics (10 hours ago)

The letter, written by Ronny Jackson who is now a member of Congress, says Trump didn't need stitches but "there is still intermittent bleeding requiring a dressing.”

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Raw Story - Politics (11 hours ago)

The global information technology outage on July 19, 2024, that paralyzed organizations ranging from airlines to hospitals and even the delivery of uniforms for the Olympic Games represents a growing concern for cybersecurity professionals, businesses and governments. The outage is emblematic of the way organizational networks, cloud computing...

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Raw Story - Politics (11 hours ago)

Since his nomination as the Republican candidate for vice president, focus has intensified on J.D. Vance's religious beliefs and how they connect to his politics.Vance is a convert to Catholicism and seems to have the same policy positions that many American Catholic conservatives hold: opposition to abortion, support for the traditional family,...

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Raw Story - Politics (11 hours ago)

Since 2020, the condition known as long COVID-19 has become a widespread disability affecting the health and quality of life of millions of people across the globe and costing economies billions of dollars in reduced productivity of employees and an overall drop in the work force. The intense scientific effort that long COVID sparked has resulted...

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Raw Story - Politics (11 hours ago)

The Republican party is fully lined up behind Donald Trump in the run-up to the general election while Democrats are in chaos, but one writer thinks things aren't actually as they appear.According to MSNBC political analyst Zeeshan Aleem, the short-term view reveals Republicans are in high spirits after a successful convention while Democrats are...

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Raw Story - Politics (11 hours ago)

A bridge collapse caused by torrential rains in northern China killed 12 people and left more than 30 missing, state media said Saturday.Large parts of northern and central China have been battered in recent days by rains that have caused flooding and significant damage.The bridge in northwestern Shaanxi province buckled "due to a sudden downpour...

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Yahoo News - Politics (12 hours ago)

Live updates: Trump, Vance hold rally in Michigan

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Raw Story - Politics (12 hours ago)

Donald Trump on Saturday released a letter from his former physician, the controversial Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX), outlining the ex-president's purported medical condition and saying it was "an absolute miracle he wasn't killed" during a recent rally shooting. More and more people have criticized the ex-president for his lack of transparency when...

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Raw Story - Politics (12 hours ago)

Andy Wine thinks most children can understand the Golden Rule. Talking over your peers is rude. Insulting others is mean. Don't hurt people. In short, it's common sense, Wine said. That's why the 43-year-old parent of two, who is an atheist, finds it appalling that the Texas Education Agency wants to incentivize public schools to teach the Golden...

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Raw Story - Politics (12 hours ago)

Paris (AFP) – The Catholic Church already knew by 2021 of claims of sexual abuse against a beloved humanitarian French priest, the late Abbe Pierre, members of an independent commission said Saturday.Abbe Pierre, or Henri Groues, was a Capuchin monk and an ordained Catholic clergyman who died in 2007 aged 94. He left a legacy as a friend to the...

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Raw Story - Politics (12 hours ago)

Donald Trump on Saturday posted what was supposed to be an update on his health after he was shot in the ear, but political analysts and other onlookers weren't impressed. Trump posted the letter, which you can read here, on Truth Social. But it was penned by Trump's former White House doctor Ronny Jackson, who now serves as a Republican Texas...

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The Washington Post - Politics (12 hours ago)

The effort to vet potential running mates, should Biden exit and Harris become the nominee, is independent of the Biden campaign

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Raw Story - Politics (13 hours ago)

With former President Donald Trump surviving the would-be assassination attempt at his rally in Pennsylvania last week, the focus has shifted to why the Secret Service was unable to defuse the situation before any shots were fired, given reporting indicates they were alerted beforehand of the gunman's presence, and given claims by aides to Trump...

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Raw Story - Politics (13 hours ago)

A multi-millionaire who was a key Donald Trump ally pushing election theft conspiracy rumors after the former president's 2020 loss is already laying the groundwork for 2024 chaos by providing financial support to groups pushing more fringe theories.According to a report from the Guardian's Peter Stone, former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne is...

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Raw Story - Politics (13 hours ago)

Appearing on MSNBC's "The Katie Phang Show," former GOP campaign consultant Tara Setmayer claimed the choice of Sen. J.D. Vance (R-OH) should come as no surprise due to his attitude toward women's rights.Speaking with the host, Setmayer pinned the label "mega MAGA misogynist" before documenting the Ohio Republican's history and what could happen if...

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Yahoo News - Politics (13 hours ago)

The tone of Democratic calls for Biden to step aside has hardened his desire to stay in the race: 'It's like they don't know he's Irish'

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Yahoo News - Politics (13 hours ago)

VP Harris hits fundraising trail amid ongoing calls for Biden to leave race

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Politico - Europe (14 hours ago)

The outage is increasingly being referenced in phishing attempts, CrowdStrike and others warn.

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New York Times - Politics (14 hours ago)

Investigators have information that suggests a man intent on assassinating former President Donald J. Trump flew the device over the campaign event location on the day of the shooting.

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Raw Story - Politics (14 hours ago)

George Conway, the recently divorced ex-husband of former Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway, has launched a new political action committee aimed at preventing Donald Trump from returning to the White House in 2024. The Anti-Psychopath PAC, as it's called, will work to "highlight the existential threat Donald Trump poses to democracy and remind voters...

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Raw Story - Politics (14 hours ago)

Taking to both TikTok and Instagram, Donald Trump's niece, psychologist Mary Trump, took some shots at MSNBC host Katy Tur for her commentary during the recently concluded Republican National Convention where she told viewers that she felt the former president appeared to be humbled after an assassination attempt one week ago.Tur, a frequent target...

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CNN - Politics (14 hours ago)

"If the Democratic party is saying we should honor the democratic process and institutions, says Jatia Wrighten Professor of Political Science, Virginia Commonwealth University. [Then] "what it comes down to is whether or not we should mobilize people to vote on election day." Either way, says Amie Parnes of the Hill, "we're running out of time."

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CBS News - Politics (14 hours ago)

More than two dozen House Democrats and four senators have now called on President Biden to end his reelection bid.

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CBS News - Politics (15 hours ago)

Experts say not enough is yet known about the parents of gunman Thomas Matthew Crooks, who have been cooperating with investigators.

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Yahoo News - Politics (15 hours ago)

More than 35 congressional Democrats have now called on Biden to end his reelection bid

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Yahoo News - Politics (15 hours ago)

Live updates: Trump, Vance to hold rally in Michigan

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Raw Story - Politics (15 hours ago)

Former President Donald Trump's political hopes may be in danger in a solidly Republican state with a significant haul of Electoral College votes if current polling trends stay consistent.Newsweek recently reported that in Florida, the election may start to shift in President Joe Biden's favor, who now enjoys a plurality of women voters' support in...

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Raw Story - Politics (15 hours ago)

During an appearance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday night, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tore into Republican vice presidential nominee Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio).Buttigieg began the segment by attempting to explain why wealthy Silicon Valley tech executives (Vance previously worked in Silicon Valley) are now lining up behind...

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Raw Story - Politics (15 hours ago)

The Republican National Convention's conclusion with former President Donald Trump taking the stage to a crowd of adoring fans wearing bandages on their ears in solidarity was a little too much for comedian Bill Maher.In summarizing the HBO host's weekly "new rules" segment, the Daily Beast described Maher as "sick of the latest wave of religious...

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Raw Story - Politics (15 hours ago)

Bishop William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, joins us as the Republican National Convention wraps up in Milwaukee. On the final night, Donald Trump's invective-filled speech, coming just days after the attempt on his life, was promoted as an address about unity. But Barber says it was only "a unity of rejection” on offer —...

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Raw Story - Politics (15 hours ago)

This news analysis was originally distributed in Votebeat's free weekly newsletter. Sign up to get future editions, including the latest reporting from Votebeat bureaus and curated news from other publications, delivered to your inbox every Saturday. Within hours of when former President Donald Trump and others were shot at a political rally in...

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New York Times - Politics (15 hours ago)

The effort, which includes expansive advertising and polling, assumes that the vice president would be the most likely candidate to replace the president at the top of the Democratic ticket.

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Raw Story - Politics (16 hours ago)

MILWAUKEE — Donald Trump and a fraternity of fellow felons played starring roles at this week's Republican National Convention.There was former Trump adviser Peter Navarro, fresh out of federal prison, delivering a prime-time speech.There was former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, prowling the Fiserv Forum convention floor with official...

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Raw Story - Politics (16 hours ago)

On Saturday morning on MSNBC, former prosecutor Katie Phang and ex-RNC chair Michael Steele both suggested there was more than a hint of collusion that led to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Judge Aileen Cannon to issue her ruling dismissing the obstruction of justice charges filed against Donald Trump on the same day the...

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CTV - Politics (16 hours ago)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Steven MacKinnon as Canada's new minister of labour and seniors, filling a fresh vacancy on his front bench, left by outgoing minister Seamus O'Regan.

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New York Times - Politics (16 hours ago)

With each cascade of digital disaster, new vulnerabilities emerge. The latest chaos wasn't caused by an adversary, but it provided a road map of American vulnerabilities at a critical moment.

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Yahoo News - Politics (16 hours ago)

Blinken points to wider pledges to support Ukraine in case US backs away under Trump

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CBC - Politics (16 hours ago)

More than a year after his coronation following the death of the late Queen, the department responsible for all things royal in Canada has finally released an official photographic portrait of King Charles.

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CBC - Politics (16 hours ago)

Canada's newest chief of the defence staff says Canada has five years to prepare itself for emerging threats to its security.

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Raw Story - Politics (17 hours ago)

Dave Williams, chair of the Colorado Republican Party, is suing two party officials who are leading an effort to oust him. The lawsuit, filed in Arapahoe County District Court, asks the court to prevent Nancy Pallozzi and Todd Watkins from misrepresenting official party business. It comes after Watkins called a meeting for July 27, when members of...

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Raw Story - Politics (17 hours ago)

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has his issues with how the federal government manages its public lands in the state. But he thinks the Antiquities Act, which allows the president to designate national monuments without congressional approval, should remain. That's at odds with the conservative Project 2025 initiative, which calls for the repeal of the act,...

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Raw Story - Politics (17 hours ago)

Just after a 20-year-old shooter made an attempt on former President Donald Trump's life last Saturday, a host of Republicans rushed to blame Democrats and the media for the shooting. They include Ohio U.S. Senator and vice presidential candidate J.D. Vance and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bernie Moreno. They also include Sen. Tim Scott of...

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New York Times - Politics (17 hours ago)

Kyiv ponders what another Trump administration would mean for its war initiatives.

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Yahoo News - Politics (17 hours ago)

Secluded in Rehoboth, Biden Stews at Allies' Pressure to Drop Out of the Race

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Yahoo News - Politics (17 hours ago)

From Honor Student to the Gunman Who Tried to Kill Donald Trump

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Yahoo News - Politics (17 hours ago)

35 congressional Democrats have now called on Biden to end his reelection bid

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Politico - Europe (17 hours ago)

"We believe a federal solution is not possible in Cyprus," Turkey's president said, adding that the Turkish north is the "apple of Turkey's eye."

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The Washington Post - Politics (17 hours ago)

Family members seek to provide private support while confronting a new level of scrutiny amid Democratic calls for Biden to end his candidacy

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CTV - Politics (18 hours ago)

The federal government says it has 'taken note' of a ruling from the top UN court that called Israel's presence in the occupied Palestinian territories unlawful.

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) may be a go-to for reporters looking for a juicy quote as they cover the run-up to the 2024 election but her star has fallen when it comes to the MAGA hordes who once adored her.On the same day that Donald Trump was making his acceptance speech at the recently concluded Republican National Convention before a...

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

Gaza Strip (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – A Gaza hospital said Saturday it saved a baby boy from his mother's womb after she died from wounds sustained in an Israeli strike. Ola Adnan Harb al-Kurd, who was nine months pregnant, barely survived a punishing night of missile strikes that rescue services across the Hamas-run territory said killed...

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

In the summer of 2010, as U.S. agents dug into allegations that a powerful drug mafia had poured money into Mexican politics, the investigators took direct aim at the man who is now the country's president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. According to confidential government documents obtained by ProPublica, the Drug Enforcement Administration...

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

The Republican National Convention (RNC) in Milwaukee brought 50,000 visitors to the city, but a variety of factors led to lower-than-expected business activity in the city's downtown area. Many local residents in the largely Democratic city stayed away. Security fences surrounding the convention center made it difficult for delegates to get to...

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

McCOOK LAKE — Neither Morgan Speichinger nor many of her neighbors came away worried on June 23 after listening to Gov. Kristi Noem talk about flooding in the southeastern corner of South Dakota. "Noem's press conference made it sound like it wasn't going to be bad for us,” Speichinger said. "There was no talk of a massive flood coming our...

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Raw Story - Politics (18 hours ago)

Votebeat is a nonprofit news organization reporting on voting access and election administration across the U.S. Sign up for Votebeat Arizona's free newsletter here. A global Microsoft-based computer outage early Friday crippled the electronic systems Arizona's two largest counties use for early in-person voting, causing election officials to...

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Politico - Europe (18 hours ago)

Trump is poised to bypass his legal woes thanks to judges he appointed

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Politico - Europe (18 hours ago)

"We have cooperated so far and will continue to do so in the future," Meloni tells Corriere della Serra.

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Politico - Europe (18 hours ago)

Top Biden ally says US president is weighing options for November

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BBC - Politics (18 hours ago)

Victoria Atkins is criticised by deputy speaker Christopher Chope for standing at the despatch box and attempting to intervene during a debate on Friday.

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BBC - Politics (18 hours ago)

The Conservatives are debating their future - but the path back to victory is not straightforward.

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BBC - Politics (18 hours ago)

Yvette Cooper MP has said those who sparked the disturbances will face full force of the law.

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CNN - Politics (18 hours ago)

Biden family members have reportedly discussed what his exit might look like. Uncharted waters lie ahead. Not the least of which is who would replace him - and how? Would Biden endorse Harris or a more open process?

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Yahoo News - Politics (19 hours ago)

Is JD Vance Really A Friend Of Labor?

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Yahoo News - Politics (19 hours ago)

Near The End Of His Vice Presidency, Joe Biden Suggested How Long He'd Stay In Office

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Yahoo News - Politics (19 hours ago)

This One Thing Shows How Deeply Washington Is Broken

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Yahoo News - Politics (19 hours ago)

'I Don't Think Waves Are Possible Anymore': NRCC Chair on the House GOP's Election Strategy

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Yahoo News - Politics (19 hours ago)

2024 Election Latest: Growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers call for Biden to drop reelection bid

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Raw Story - Politics (19 hours ago)

One of the legendary reporters who chronicled the Watergate scandal says an irate President Joe Biden now recognizes he faces long odds to defeat former President Donald Trump — and could announce Monday that he's dropping out of the race. Carl Bernstein talked Friday night with CNN's Anderson Cooper on "AC360," and said, "the president himself...

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Raw Story - Politics (19 hours ago)

Los Angeles (United States) (AFP) – Disneyland employees in California authorized a strike in a union-wide vote Friday, opening the door to withhold their labor from "the happiest place on Earth", the theme park's unions announced. The unions, which represent some 14,000 Disneyland Resort employees, have been in negotiations with Disney over...

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Raw Story - Politics (19 hours ago)

As part of a deep dive into what happens next now that U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Judge Aileen Cannon has tossed the case of the stolen documents filed against Donald Trump, one law professor suggested that what she has done amounts to nothing less than the "judicial malpractice."According to the Washington Post,...

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Raw Story - Politics (19 hours ago)

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia on Saturday installed a motorcycle-riding billionaire sultan as its new king in lavish ceremonies for a post seen as a ballast in times of political crises.The coronation ceremony for King Sultan Ibrahim, 65, at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur followed his oathtaking in January as the country's 17th...

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Raw Story - Politics (19 hours ago)

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva sparked controversy this week after making a joke about violence against women. Then, reacting to a study which found such abuse often occurs after football matches, the 78-year-old leader joked that "If the guy is a Corinthians fan, it's OK," in reference to his favorite...

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Raw Story - Politics (19 hours ago)

Digital rights advocates responded to Friday's havoc-wreaking global technology outage by sounding the alarm on the Big Tech monopolies. The outage—which is being attributed to a software update by the U.S.-based cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike—sparked worldwide chaos on Friday, causing so-called "blue screens of death" on computers using...

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