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What We’re Reading Today: Fatherless Murderers, China’s Cash War, Shooting Survival Training…And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Shootings

Dems Using Shootings To Fundraise — Cortney O’Brien, Townhall

Vast Majority of Mass Shooters Fatherless — Suzanne Venker, Fox

NRA-Supported Illinois GOP Congressman: Raise Gun-Owning Age To 21 — Jack Crowe, National Review

Politics

Scarborough: Trump Donors Funding White Supremacy — Nicole Lafond, Talking Points Memo

Warren’s Plan To Wage War On Private Equity — Anneken Tappe, CNN

World

China’s 2020 Currency War With Trump — Karen Yeung, South China Morning Post

Trump Embargoes Venezuela — CNN

U.S. & U.K. Jointly Protecting Persian Gulf Transports — Guy Faulconbridge & Michael Holden, Reuters

Bolton Warns China & Russia On Venezuela Debt — Mitra Taj, Reuters

China Threatens U.S. On Intermediate Nuke Missiles — Michael Martina, Reuters

EU Negotiators Take ‘Not An Inch’ Brexit Stance — BBC

Pompeo Visits Country Hillary Missed As Sec State — AFP

Enviro

Market Prices Recycle Recycling In Calif — AP

Save The Earth, Spend The Dough — Michael Shannon, Aspen Star Tribune

Econ

Capital Gains Indexing ASAP — Laura Davison, Bloomberg

Tell Trump: Tariffs, Devaluation Never Correlate With A Good Economy — John Tamny, Real Clear Mkts

Law Enforcement

NYC Health Dept: Justice Is Hazardous To Your Health — Zack Budryk, The Hill

Active Shooter Situation Training For Civilians — WNYT Albany

Misc

Facebook Censors Gateway Pundit’s Shooting Reporting — Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit

If Cars Had Wings — Yuri Kageyama, AP

Unwashed Masses: Biophysicist Promotes Stone Age Hygiene — Amy Fleming, Manchester Guardian


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