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Mulan Producer: ‘One of the difficulties going forward is actually going to be how we set the metrics for success’ – Yahoo Money

The Daily Beast Maines biggest COVID-19 outbreak is linked to a wedding officiated by the pastor of a distancing-defying church who says masks are part of a socialistic platform. Now more than 144 COVID-19 patients have been linked to the event, and three people are dead.Todd Bell is pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sanford, Maine. Famous for flying between ministries in multiple states on his private plane (God burdened his heart to do airplane ministry, he says), Bell flew in to officiate a rural Maine wedding on August 7.That wedding is the nexus of 144 COVID-19 cases, including three that resulted in deaths, Maine officials said Friday

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Is America isolated on the world stage? – JNS.org

(September 1, 2020 / JNS) Among the many complaints about President Donald Trump is that hes not just embarrassing America on the world stage, hes also left the country more isolated than ever before. But the question Americans should be asking in the wake of the opening between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, which was marked this week by a historic first flight of an El Al plane from Ben-Gurion International Airport to Abu Dhabi, is whether the isolation that the United States is currently undergoing is actually a healthy development rather than a calamity

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Markets mixed, as Honeywell, Amgen and Salesforce join the Dow Jones Industrial Average – Yahoo Money

The Daily Beast Maines biggest COVID-19 outbreak is linked to a wedding officiated by the pastor of a distancing-defying church who says masks are part of a socialistic platform. Now more than 144 COVID-19 patients have been linked to the event, and three people are dead.Todd Bell is pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sanford, Maine. Famous for flying between ministries in multiple states on his private plane (God burdened his heart to do airplane ministry, he says), Bell flew in to officiate a rural Maine wedding on August 7.That wedding is the nexus of 144 COVID-19 cases, including three that resulted in deaths, Maine officials said Friday.

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Biden Campaign Partners With Cameo On Fundraising Effort (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

2:00 PM PDT 9/3/2020byAlex Weprin Joe Biden's presidential campaign is teaming up with the celebrity and influencer video platform Cameo in a novel fundraising effort. Cameo is a video-sharing app in which actors, musicians, influencers and other public figures record personalized video messages for users, in exchange for a fee

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Trump’s Pennsylvania playbook breaks with traditional path to victory – NBC News

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in the key swing state of Pennsylvania on Thursday but the event won't be held in the vote-rich Philadelphia suburbs that past Republican nominees like Mitt Romney have taken pains to court. Instead, he'll be in the southwest Pennsylvania town of Latrobe, population roughly 8,000

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Did the first virtual conventions succeed? – Brookings Institution

In this era of COVID-19 both political parties faced an unprecedented challenge: adapting the traditional nominating convention, the basic format of which hasnt changed much since the first in 1831, to the reality of the pandemic. So how did they do? There was a marked contrast in their technical approach

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The Night Now Awaits the Dawn! – Liberian Daily Observer

The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Soul’s Last Warning: We’ll Never ‘Develop Our Way’ To Better Conservation Outcomes – Mountain Journal

A powerful but chimeric movement is rapidly gaining recognition and supporters. Christened the new conservation, it promotes economic development, poverty alleviation, and corporate partnerships as surrogates or substitutes for endangered species listings, protected areas, and other mainstream conservation tools.

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How Trump Mastered the Art of Telling History His Way – POLITICO

And yet this weeks effort represents a championship game, of sorts, not only an intensification of his efforts since March to recast the narrative of the pandemic but the apex of his lifelong gambit. It is the stiffest test because Trump is not just trying to rewrite the past, or even the very, very recent past, but the actual presentthe ongoing presentof this public health crisis and the attendant economic calamity. The convention itself is happening where its happening and how its happeningmostly D.C., of course, instead of Charlotte or Jacksonville, with videos, virtual fare and next to no crowdsliterally because nearly 180,000 people have died of Covid-19 and another 50,000 or more are predicted to die before November.

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Melania Trump closes second night of RNC marked by apparent violations of Hatch Act as it happened – The Guardian

1.13am EDT01:13 Thats it from us tonight. The Guardian team will be back tomorrow for more coverage of the Republican National Convention. Here are the key takeaways from the night: Thanks for following along with our convention coverage tonight, and remember to tune back in tomorrow.

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On the Issue of Chinese Malign Influence, Both Trump and Biden are Right – The National Interest

With even fewer weeks until the first ballots are cast in the 2020 election, both President Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Joe Biden have finally agreed on somethingChinas blatant, malign attempts to interfere in Americas democracy can no longer go unpunished. While it will take time to fully neutralize this threat, the good news is that Democrats and Republicans at the federal and state level are well-positioned to enact common sense measures to disrupt Beijings activities. The White Houses Strategic Approach to the Peoples Republic of China represents a bold take on Beijings long-standing influence operations in the United States, including the shadowy web of Chinese media entities operating on U.S.

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Trump campaign has to work overtime to counter the President’s message on mail-in voting – KESQ

While President Donald Trump continues to attack mail-in voting, the massive political machine trying to get him reelected is working hard to assure Republican voters that mail-in ballots are safe to use this fall. For months, the Trump Victory Fund the joint operation between the Presidents campaign and the Republican National Committee has been coordinating with local party officials to train field operatives and volunteers to spread the word about how to vote by mail

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‘Reaganland’ Author Revisits The Roots Of American Conservatism – WBFO

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RNC 2020: Live updates and livestream – CNN

After weeks of increasing political furor over recent cuts at the USPostalService, President Donald Trump on Monday said he would not support agency cuts. "We're taking good care of ourpostalworkers. That I can tell you," the President said on the first night of the Republican National Convention

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Sperm Donors Need To Cross Their Ts And Dot Their Is, Or End Up Like This Guy – Above the Law

Last month, a surprising ruling came down from a New York appellate court, holding that a man who believed he had been a mere sperm donor was actually the legal father of a child conceived from his donations. The case is a cautionary tale for those thinking they might just do a solid for an ex or friend without fully complying with state laws covering gamete donors. States have to balance two competing interests when it comes to these family law issues.

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GOP conventions opening night kicks off after Trump gets fired-up delegates to chant 12 more years! – The Dallas Morning News

Updated at 10 p.m.: Revised after the conclusion of RNCs opening night.

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The Hill’s Convention Report: Postmaster General grilled | Looking ahead to GOP convention | Trump campaign passes $1 billion in spending | TheHill -…

Welcome to The Hills Convention Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news during the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Did someone forward this to you?

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CS Lewis and Contemporary Transhumanism – Discovery Institute

Editors note: Published on August 16, 1945,C. S.

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Affirming Civilization, United Arab Emirates and Israel – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

Photo Credit: Asher Schwartz {Reposted from the authors website} Civilization is currently facing the greatest threats since the rise of Nazism. Coronavirus and its social and economic byproducts have resulted in global waves of populism, accompanied by violent demonstrations initiated from elements of the extreme left and right

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A new chapter opens in the story of commercial surrogacy – MercatorNet

International surrogacy is often reviled as a system in which Western, mostly white people, exploit the bodies of women in underdeveloped countries, who are often women of colour.

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Irish people have a distorted view of the realities of their country – The Irish Times

Anyone questioning why a report highlighting the disconnect between how our world is and how we often think it is goes under the title the Perils of Perception need look no further than slightly east and further west towards Brexit and Donald Trump. The surprise election of the latter as US president in late 2016 and the ratification of the former months earlier show how important our perceptions are when we make decisions. Perilous misperceptions can reshape our world in ways which would once have been unimaginable.

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After the convention, here are the 3 main challenges Biden campaign faces – Frederick News Post

Joe Bidens choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate and this weeks national party convention are giving the Democrats their biggest burst of positive national publicity in many months. Along with continuing negative fallout from President Donald Trumps mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the postal mess, it means the former vice president will likely maintain or even increase his lead, both nationally and in key battleground states

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The Latest: Chair says Biden to appear every night of DNC – 9 & 10 News – 9&10 News

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Joe Biden will accept the Democratic presidential nomination in a live speech Thursday night, but hell be seen and heard every night of the convention in some form

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The Republican Embrace of QAnon Goes Far Beyond Trump – The New York Times

A recent congressional primary runoff in Georgia appeared to highlight the pull of QAnon beliefs among Republican voters.

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Candidly Speaking: Affirming civilization, UAE and Israel – The Jerusalem Post

Civilization is currently facing the greatest threats since the rise of Nazism.

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