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Ranking Gophers, Big Ten mascots in fighting ability Ranking Gophers, Big Ten mascots in fighting ability

Ranking Gophers, Big Ten mascots in fighting ability

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The Big Ten football’s season is delayed until who knows when. While we are collectively waiting for the Minnesota Gophers (and, yeah, the other teams, too) to return to the field, let’s ponder an age-old question. How would the Big Ten mascots fare in a fight? Before we go any further, this isn’t about the…

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Joe Biden visits Kenosha to meet family of Jacob Blake Joe Biden visits Kenosha to meet family of Jacob Blake

Joe Biden visits Kenosha to meet family of Jacob Blake

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJacob Blake: Comparing Trump and Biden’s Kenosha visitsUS Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has spoken over the phone with Jacob Blake, the black man who was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, sparking big protests.Mr Blake, who remains in hospital paralysed, said “he was…

US Election 2020: Can Susan Rice help Democrats to victory? US Election 2020: Can Susan Rice help Democrats to victory?

US Election 2020: Can Susan Rice help Democrats to victory?

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Susan Rice, shown in 2017, says her White House experience gives her the right background for a vice-presidential role A former Obama White House official, Susan Rice, is a top contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate. Even if she is not chosen as the vice-presidential nominee, she is likely…

Trump or Biden, which candidate would China prefer? – CNN Trump or Biden, which candidate would China prefer? – CNN

Trump or Biden, which candidate would China prefer? – CNN

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Trump Denies Atlantic Story on Disparaging Soldiers, Blames Low-Lifes and Liars Trump Denies Atlantic Story on Disparaging Soldiers, Blames Low-Lifes and Liars

Trump Denies Atlantic Story on Disparaging Soldiers, Blames Low-Lifes and Liars

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Howie Kurtz on President Trump denying he insulted the military, Joe Biden visiting Kenosha and Jacob Blake and the economy getting some good news on the jobs front. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here You May Be Interested In… Trump Suggests Voting Twice (As a Test), Media Freakout Ensues Sep 3, 2020…

US Space Force to sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing at Indy 500 US Space Force to sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing at Indy 500

US Space Force to sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing at Indy 500

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EXCLUSIVE: Ed Carpenter is ready for liftoff.The IndyCar driver’s team will be sponsored by the U.S. Space Force for the Indy 500 on Aug. 23, he announced Friday exclusively on “Fox & Friends.” Ed Carpenter’s three-car outfit is already sponsored by the U.S. Air Force, under which the recently established U.S. Space Force branch operates. (ECR)Carpenter’s…

Mike Pompeo responds to report Trump insulted military: ‘I never heard him say it’ Mike Pompeo responds to report Trump insulted military: ‘I never heard him say it’

Mike Pompeo responds to report Trump insulted military: ‘I never heard him say it’

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has “never heard” President Trump refer to members of the military as “suckers and losers.”“I’ve been with this president coming on four years. I’ve never heard the president use the language” described in a report in The Atlantic, Pompeo told “Fox & Friends” on Friday. “I’ve never seen that. Indeed,…

Mizzou athletes lead march across campus for social justice Mizzou athletes lead march across campus for social justice

Mizzou athletes lead march across campus for social justice

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri athletes who organized and led a march and rally for social justice through the Columbia campus urged the hundreds of people who participated to stay engaged in work to end racial disparities. Wednesday’s “March With Mizzou” was organized largely by the Mizzou Black Student Athlete Association, a group that…

Portland protests: the politics of violence Portland protests: the politics of violence

Portland protests: the politics of violence

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A pro-Trump rally clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland over the weekend Show more President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden have been blaming each other for the violence that has erupted at protests in Portland, Oregon. Also in the programme: Greece is toughening its policy towards illegal migrants who try to…

Caroline Nokes on Tony Abbott joining UK Board of Trade Caroline Nokes on Tony Abbott joining UK Board of Trade

Caroline Nokes on Tony Abbott joining UK Board of Trade

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Appointing former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a UK trade representative would be “awful” a Conservative MP has said.Caroline Nokes, who chairs Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee, told BBC2’s Politics Live said he was a “misogynist” with “poor” views on LGBTQ rights.She added: “I just don’t think this is a man who should be…

Top Democrat urges White House to pull German ambassador nominee over past racist and inflammatory remarks Top Democrat urges White House to pull German ambassador nominee over past racist and inflammatory remarks

Top Democrat urges White House to pull German ambassador nominee over past racist and inflammatory remarks

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(CNN)The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is calling on the White House to immediately pull retired Col. Douglas Macgregor’s nomination for ambassador to Germany after his past …

Chinese diplomats aided military scholars in gathering intelligence: report Chinese diplomats aided military scholars in gathering intelligence: report

Chinese diplomats aided military scholars in gathering intelligence: report

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When the U.S. government ordered the closure of Houston’s Chinese consulate in July, it also directed Beijing to remove military researchers after uncovering an intelligence operation to collect scientific research from American universities.According to The Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the July 21 order on Tuesday, it was the result of months of rising concern within the…

India accuses China’s military of ‘provocative’ movements near disputed border India accuses China’s military of ‘provocative’ movements near disputed border

India accuses China’s military of ‘provocative’ movements near disputed border

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India has accused China of making “provocative” military moves near a disputed border where just months earlier a deadly incident between the two countries left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.India’s defense ministry said in a statement Monday that China’s People’s Liberation Army on Saturday night “carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo”…

Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset

Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset

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President Trump recently ordered a 12,000-troop reduction in American military personnel stationed in Germany. That leaves about 24,000 American soldiers still in the country.A little more than half of the troops being withdrawn will return home. The rest will be redeployed to other NATO member nations such as Belgium, Italy, and perhaps Baltic and Eastern…

Wrexham MP Sarah Atherton’s army call on migrant crossings criticised Wrexham MP Sarah Atherton’s army call on migrant crossings criticised

Wrexham MP Sarah Atherton’s army call on migrant crossings criticised

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Image caption A boat with about 17 people on board was spotted off the coast of Dover by the BBC A Welsh Conservative MP has been criticised by immigration law specialists following comments she made on social media about migrants crossing the English Channel.Wrexham MP Sarah Atherton said the armed forces should be deployed to…

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