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What We’re Reading Today: Talking Down The Economy, The Republican That Beto Built, Siri Spies … And More

Some headlines that caught out eye.

Hoping For A Recession

Bank Strategist: 40% Chance of Recession — Eustance Huang, CNBC

Recession Overhype — Michael Gayed, SeekingAlpha.com

The Fed Won’t Come Over The Hill In The Nick of Time This Time — Rich Miller & Matthew Boesler, Bloomberg

Location, Location, Recession — Clare Trapasso, SF Gate

Politics

Outrage Over Beto Spurs Father Whose Teen Daughter Was Slain Runs For State Senate — Lou Casiano, Fox

Biden: ‘I Want To Be Clear. I’m Not Going Nuts.’ — Julia Manchester, The Hill

Another Trump Judge Pick Slandered As Racist — Ronn Blitzer, Fox

Debating For Dollars — Susan Milligan, US News

Schumer: ‘Appalling’ For Trump To Invite Putin To Next G-7 — Sandy Fitzgerald, NewsMax

Privacy

Apple Contractors Were Listening To 1,000 Siri Recordings Per Shift — Jess Casey, Irish Examiner

The Threat of Fake Surveillance Video — Kalev Leetaru, Forbes

Facebook Gives Users Control Of Personal Info (Sort Of) — Danielle Abril, Fortune

Your Credit Cards Are Spying On You — Geoffrey Fowler, Wash Post

Does Privacy Exist Anymore? — Kalev Leetaru, Forbes

Purity of Essence

JAMA Pediatrics: Fluoridated Water During Pregnancy May Lower IQ In Sons — Michael Price, Science magazine

Fluoride May Worsen Kidney Function in Teens — Ed Cara, Gizmodo

Misc

CNN’s April Ryan Throws Bodyguard Under Bus Who Threw Out Journalist From Her Event — Becket Adams, Wash Examiner

Johnson & Johnson Loses On Opiods — Berkeley Lovelace, CNBC

Boris Johnson: People, Not Parliament, Decide On Brexit — Heather Stewart, Manchester Guardian

Trump Denies Nuke Hurricane Story — Edmund DeMarche, Fox


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