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11Jiangsu, China

These companies might close, lay off US workers because of Trump's trade war

President Trump's trade war against world powers doesn't show signs of slowing down. These are the impacted companies and American workers.

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12Law

Mom, Dad, Son Sent to Prison for Tennessee Health Care Fraud

Three family members have been sentenced to prison in Tennessee for defrauding federal health care programs of millions of dollars by selling back braces and power wheelchairs to people who did not need them in three states. Sandra Bailey, her husband, Calvin, and son Bryan were convicted after a three-week trial in February in Jackson, Tennessee, of charges including health care fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy.

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13Senator Joe Donnelly

Senate Democrats threaten to sue for info on Supreme Court nominee

Democrats in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday they were prepared to sue the National Archives if it does not honor their request for information on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves after a meeting with Senator Joe Donnelly at Donnelly's office on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., U.S., August 15, 2018.

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14Donald Trump

Even many liberals now agree: the wall needs to be built - WATCH at REAL.video

One of Donald Trump's most noteworthy promises while on the campaign trail was building the border wall between the United States and Mexico - a promise that he's now fulfilling, and that has the backing of increasingly more liberals who recognize that, without a proper border, we don't have a nation. In one of the latest installments of Eric Thompson's The Deplorables program, available at REAL.video , Thompson unpacks who lives in "the swamp," some of the unlikely figures and groups that are jumping aboard the "Trump Train," and other pertinent news on the political front.

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16Gay/Lesbian

Wingnut Bill Donohue Blames Gays for Catholic Church Abuse Scandal

Conservative Catholic activist Bill Donohue has a reliably homophobic take on the appalling Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse of children: It's all the gays' fault. Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, published an analysis, "Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report Debunked," on his website Thursday.

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17African-American

The Harlem Renaissance - " As Gay As It Was Black

According to noted African-American historian Henry Louis Gates, the Harlem Renaissance was "surely as gay as it was black, not that it was exclusively either of these." With few exceptions, the writers, artists and performers of this seminal period in black history were closeted, but nonetheless imbued their work with coded references to their sexuality.

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18Rudy Giuliani

News The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani used the line Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd. Giuliani was trying to make the case that having Trump sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller's team wouldn't accomplish much because of the he-said-she-said nature of witnesses' recollections.

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19Cookeville, TN

Man arrested for indecent exposure, other charges

A Baxter man who is suspected of indecently exposing himself to a student was charged with a host of offenses Wednesday.Terrance Durden, 29, allegedly exposed himself to a juvenile who was waiting on A Baxter man who is suspected of indecently exposing himself to a student was charged with a host of offenses Wednesday. Cookeville Police Officer Ben Dukes later spotted Durden driving on S. Jefferson Avenue and pulled him over, according to the arrest warrants.

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20Charlotte, NC

Road closures begin for Charlotte Pride Festival in uptown Charlotte

The Charlotte Pride Festival will be held from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on Tryon Street between Trade and Stonewall streets. Last year, the Charlotte Pride parade set a record as the city's largest annual parade when nearly 5,000 people registered to march.

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