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National/World News
China's July exports accelerate despite US tariff hike
BEIJING (AP) China's export growth accelerated in July, showing little impact from a U.S. tariff hike in a spiraling dispute over technology.
Aug 8 6:20AM site: AP more : "Big Company News "

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars
LONDON (AP) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is defending his company's decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.
Aug 8 9:21AM site: AP more : "News "

Saudi group posts photo of plane about to hit Toronto's CN tower amid spat with Canada
Infographic KSA apologised for tweeting the altered image on Monday, hours after Riyadh expelled the Canadian ambassador A Saudi Arabian organisation has apologised for tweeting a digitally altered image that showed a plane flying towards Toronto's CN Tower - in an apparent reference to a 9/11-style attack - amid an escalating row over Canada's call for the release of detained human rights activists in the kingdom. Related: Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy for urging activists' release Related: Saudi state airline suspends flights to Canada in escalating row over activists Continue reading..
Aug 8 1:43AM site: Guardian-MiddleEast more : "Middle East"

Sanctions on Iran are morally wrong - and they won't work | Afua Hirsch
There is no justification for the US action. All sanctions will do is cause suffering for innocent people More than a decade ago, when the dust had settled on their disastrous implementation in Saddam Hussein's Iraq, sanctions began to be described as the new emergency response to international incidents. They had become a kind of knee-jerk reaction.
Aug 8 5:00AM site: Guardian-MiddleEast more : "Middle East"

Local Features
Garfield
Aug 8 6:00AM site: Times Argus more : "Features "

Church playground project wins praise
BARRE Aspiring Stars and Stripes Award contender Madison Zimmerman will break ground on a playground project Wednesday to benefit her church and the community. The Northfield student proposed the project at the Covenant Orthodox Presbyterian Church on Airport Road to earn the coveted top award from American Heritage Girls, a Christian faith-based organization, similar to Girl Scouts of America. Zimmerman will []
Aug 8 1:09AM site: Times Argus more : "Features "

Beetle Bailey
Aug 8 6:00AM site: Times Argus more : "Features "

Today's Crossword
Aug 8 6:00AM site: Times Argus more : "Features "

Topics Beyond News
Review: Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' is daring and essential
In 1979, a man named Ron Stallworth who was the first African-American police officer and detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department also became a card-carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan and the leader of the local chapter. He would send a white co-worker to play him for in-person meetings as part of the wild undercover operation, but Stallworth was the one on the phone, insisting his hatred for non-white races with everyone from the local chapter members to the KKK's "grand wizard" David Duke himself.
Aug 7 5:55PM site: AP more : "AP Entertainment "

Safilo Shares Fall After Release of First-Half Results
Safilo's management provided some guidelines in an update on the 2020 Plan, which targets sales of 1 billion euros by that date.
Aug 3 2:42PM site: WWD-Accesories more : "Fashion Accessories - WWD"

Inside the Revolutionary Work of Artist and AIDS Activist David Wojnarowicz
Aperture members came together for a private tour of the new David Wojnarowicz exhibition at the Whitney Museum. The post Inside the Revolutionary Work of Artist and AIDS Activist David Wojnarowicz appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.
Aug 3 8:00PM site: Photography more : "Photography - Aperture"

When Do You Start Showing? (Plus Surprising Reasons You'll Show Sooner)
Some expectant moms are chomping at the bit to start growing a bump. Theyre so excited about their news that they want to show it on the outside! Others would rather keep it quiet until the second trimester when the chance of loss is lower. In either case, pregnant women want to know, when do [] .
Aug 7 2:46PM site: MamaNatural.com Advice more : "Natural Mama"

Demi Lovato Fans Put On Show After Hospitalized Singer Is Forced To Cancel
Fans in Atlantic City performed a number of Lovato's songs, including "Sober.
Jul 27 7:46PM site: Good News more : "Good News "

These sustainable wool shoes are casual, comfortable and cool
Allbirds sustainable wool shoes are disrupting the footwear market with their low-carbon style.
Aug 1 3:06PM site: Socially Aware Business more : "New Corporate Culture"

Limit low-calorie sodas and drinks, and stick to water instead, researchers advise
By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS
Jul 30 4:00AM site: AP more : "Science "

Catholics On Capital Punishment
Pope Francis has declared that the death penalty is unacceptable in all circumstances. NPR's Don Gonyea speaks with Sister Helen Prejean about the history of the church's stance on capital punishment.
Aug 5 9:14PM site: NPR-Religion more : "Religion News - NPR "

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