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What We’re Reading Today: Fredo Cuomo, Court Packing, SkyNet Umps … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye,

Election 2020

Joe Biden isn’t the boringly reassuring candidate Democrats were hoping for — USA Today

Suburbs May Spell Trouble for Trump — The Hill

 John Hickenlooper Mulling Ending Presidential Bid to Run for Senate — New York Times

Economy

U.S. to Delay Some China Tariffs; Markets Soar — New York Times

Trump Is Right — the Fed Is Still Tightening — Wall Street Journal

Congress Poised to Give Unions a Massive Bailout — The Daily Signal

Mortgage Debt Hits Record, Eclipsing 2008 Peak — Wall Street Journal

Fredo Cuomo

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Threatens Man Who Called Him ‘Fredo’ — New York Times

Fredo Meltdown Is a Glimpse Into Chris Cuomo’s Hatred — Breitbart

CNN Sure Does Use the ‘Ethnic Slur’ Fredo A Lot — Washington Free Beacon

Hong Kong

(VIDEO) Hong Kong protesters sing US anthem, with US flags, against Chinese tyranny during airport occupation — American Military News

Chaos Grips Hong Kong’s Airport as Police Clash With Protesters — New York Times

Hong Kong protesters pose challenge to Chinese communist rule — Thomson Reuters

Big Tech

Meet the AI that could replace your baseball umpire — CNET

FTC Chief Says Willing to Break Up Companies Amid Big Tech Probe — Bloomberg

Foreign Policy

Bolton: US Would Support a UK Choice for No-Deal Brexit — Newsmax

Beijing Is Feeling the Pain — But Doesn’t Want to Lose Face — City Journal

Green Dreams 

California sues to stop Trump rollback of Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants — Los Angeles Times

Media Bias

Great news: The people who brought you Russia-collusion want to stop Epstein conspiracy theories — Hot Air

Court Packing

Senate Dems deliver stunning warning to Supreme Court: ‘Heal’ or face restructuring — Fox News


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