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Presidents Day 2018: What's open and closed - 19 Feb 2018
The third Monday of every February is a time to remember past presidents and, for some, enjoy a day off work. It was established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington and is still officially called “Washington's Birthday” by the federal ...
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For Republicans, 'The Dam Has Broken.' But for How Long?

New York Times - 18 Jul 2018
But has it really broken and if so for how long? As Mr. Trump scrambled to patch any holes on Tuesday by reimagining his extraordinary news conference with Russia's president the day before in Helsinki, Finland, the question was whether he had reached ...
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Trump defends Putin from claims of election interference

CBS News - 16 Jul 2018
Following a day of discussions between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, Mr. Trump left Monday's summit neglecting to hold Putin accountable for Russia's role in interfering in the 2016 presidential election -- saving ...
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Looking back: July 19 - 18 Jul 2018
1979: The Nicaraguan capital of Managua fell to Sandinista guerrillas, two days after President Anastasio Somoza fled the country. 1989: One hundred-and-eleven people were killed when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 which suffered the uncontained ...
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Utah State changes its academic calendar

Utahstatesman - 17 Jul 2018
In the past, Friday classes were held the Thursday before fall break, and Monday classes the Tuesday after Presidents' Day. For fall 2018, this will no longer be the case. John Mortensen, USU's assistant vice president for student affairs, said the old ...
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Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel - 16 Jul 2018
HELSINKI — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian ...
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Presidents Club saga shows the balancing act that charities face

Financial Times - 17 Jul 2018
I can only hope that dragging its sexism into the light of day moves us one step closer towards equality. But the fact that the debauched evening was sold as a charitable fundraising event poses another problem that persists: in the delicate balancing ...
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EFF marks Mandela day by taking part in land hearings

News24 - 18 Jul 2018
Some of the core values that former president Nelson Mandela stood for included attaining freedom for the marginalised, providing service to both his country and its citizens as well as affording dignity to those he represented, and his own dignity in ...
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A Sedate Dinner, but a Bombshell Interview, for Trump's UK Visit

New York Times - 12 Jul 2018
For live updates of President Trump's visit to Britain, go here. Only a few hours into his trip to the U.K., Britons learned that the American president who had just shaken up NATO allies in Brussels was not out of the provocation business. Around the ...
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Why Does President Trump Balk At Attending Baseball Games?

Forbes - 15 Jul 2018
Only twice as president did he officially interact with the sport – the 2009 All-Star Game and 2010's Opening Day. That's the least participation by a two-term president. In theory, Trump should embrace this aspect of the presidency. Unlike Obama or ...
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Barack Obama Breaks His Silence

The Atlantic - 17 Jul 2018
Less than 24 hours after an astonishing joint news conference between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, in which Trump sided with Putin over his own intelligence agencies, former President Barack Obama finally did what his supporters have waited for him ...

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