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President Trump says he will increase already announced tariffs on China after Beijing imposed tariffs on $75 billion in US goods https://t.co/Cwdnoot6QW pic.twitter.com/TYc0QMCV5n — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 23, 2019

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Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy https://t.co/l6ynmPTkru pic.twitter.com/JLLLG5xLmO — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 22, 2019

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The Trump administration drops its attempt to move forward with a plan to cut $4 billion in foreign aid https://t.co/itzD40avQg pic.twitter.com/3bYOUCt5vE — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 22, 2019

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Trump administration announces plans that could allow for the indefinite detainment of undocumented families, replacing an agreement that set a 20-day limit for holding childrenhttps://t.co/z4SfIhPJzX pic.twitter.com/QmnRNmR6Bp — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 21, 2019

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President Trump criticized Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats, saying “it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty” https://t.co/yuDTkFDdNX pic.twitter.com/2kJcydF3Oo — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 20, 2019

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President Trump says his administration is looking at possible tax cuts while repeating his assertion that a recession is very far off https://t.co/rUAPyvC0Lh pic.twitter.com/QayE1Zt8os — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 20, 2019

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Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at an emotional news conference following their canceled Israel trip https://t.co/KsTWS7KdMm pic.twitter.com/L2tp57tnxB — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 19, 2019

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This week Trump’s beloved economy faltered under pressure from his trade war with China, a ballooning U.S. budge deficit, and other global factors. An anxious Trump, realizing a strong economy is essential to his re-election, lashed out at the Federal Reserve, while confiding in allies his plan to blame any downturn on Fed Chair Jerome Powell. Meanwhile his shrinking inner-circle … Read More

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The Trump administration is expected to proceed with a plan to cancel billions of dollars in foreign aid funding, an official says. That's likely to prompt a fight with Congress. https://t.co/tCwqfFEwwR pic.twitter.com/kFh2ENiaSq — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 17, 2019

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Democratic Reps. Omar and Tlaib are blocked from entering Israel shortly after President Trump said it would show “great weakness” to let them visit https://t.co/aiXUQe3R3P pic.twitter.com/3RW1hudJr6 — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 15, 2019

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US rapper A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault and gets a conditional sentence after a street brawl in Sweden. His case angered fans and drew the attention of President Trump. https://t.co/sE2PfEfsdD pic.twitter.com/4sVDnJzSgO — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 14, 2019

What’s Up With The Russian Explosions?

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There have been two notable explosions in Russia this past week. First, an arms storage depot exploded at Achinsk, near Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia. Every summer, a couple of arms storage depots explode in Russia. They have a lot of them, and their safety measures leave something to be desired. Explosions have continued for a week. Once they start, it’s dangerous … Read More

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A new Trump regulation makes it easier to reject green card and visa applications and could dramatically limit legal immigration to the US https://t.co/H8P83IOjHS — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 12, 2019

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This week has the most incidents of violence, attempted violence, and acts of hate inspired by Trump and his rhetoric since I started keeping track. The week started with two deadly mass shootings — one directly linked to the language used by Trump and Fox News — and rather invoking the role of consoler, Trump instead further stoked division and hate. What many may … Read More

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Trump announces that Joseph Maguire, the leader of the National Counterterrorism Center, is his new pick to be the acting director of national intelligence https://t.co/ZAAtWprbAE pic.twitter.com/VJUeAsickD — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 8, 2019