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What We’re Reading Today: Grand Loyal Party, Bernie Invites Taliban, Who Says Conventional Warfare Is Obsolete? … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …

Impeachment

No Signs of GOP Abandoning Trump – Jules Witcover, Tribune Content Agency

Eavesdropper Testifies Thursday – Richard Valdmanis & Arshad Mohammed, Reuters

Election 2020

Democratic Presidential Candidates Get Polite – James Oliphant & Simon Lewis, Reuters

Winners & Losers – Aaron Blake, Wash Post

Bernie: US Must Leave Afghanistan Even If Kabul Falls To Taliban – Paul Shinkman, US News

World

2 U.S. Service Members Killed In Afghan Chopper Crash – Darryl Coote, UPI

British Lib Dems’ ‘Stop Brexit’ Manifesto – AFP

NATO’s New Germany-Based Command To Defend Baltics From Russia – David Axe, National Interest

Twitter To Censor Britain’s Tories? – Vasco Cotovio and Hadas Gold, CNN

Econ/Business

Federal Reserve Minutes: 3 Cuts This Year Might Be Enough – Martin Crutsinger, AP

Cybercriminals Were Collecting Credit Card Info From Macy’s For A Whole Week – Jonathan Greig, Tech Republic

Religious Freedom

Calif. Supreme Court Tells Catholic Missionaries They Must Cover Abortions – Bob Egelko, SF Chronicle

Becket Unveils New International Religious Freedom Index – Nicole Russell, Wash Examiner

2019 Index of Religious Freedom – Becket

Misc

Amnesty International: Facebook, Google Are Human Rights Abusers – AP

It Never Stops Raining In The Left’s New California – John Bacon & Doyle Rice, USA Today


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