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President Donald Trump set the stage last night for a fierce presidential campaign in 2020.
Here's what we still see today.
Rally shows that Trump's unrestrained attacks on Democratic Congressmen have just begun
. One day after the parliament condemned his racist tweets and hours after he had killed a ruling on charges against him, Trump resumed his rhetorical attack on four Democratic newcomers at a re-election rally in Greenville, NC
"These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a power of evil, "Trump said of the four progressive congressional women.
And when he was Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Mind., With a litany of criticism, the crowd broke into a song of "Send her back!"
Omar, born in Somalia, came to the US as a child and is a naturalized citizen.
The election rally has shown what many analysts suspect is a strategy to make the women whom Trump calls "socialists" the face of the Democratic Party as he seeks re-election. Meanwhile, Parliament voted Wednesday to arrest Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as offenders contempt for Congress's failure to investigate the government's failed bid to add a citizenship issue to the 2020 census.
Ross dismissed the vote as "silly" and nothing more than "political theater".
More than 20 feared dead in alleged arson attack in Japan
More than 20 people were feared to be dead after a fire caused by alleged fire in an animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan, on early Thursday.
According to the AP, Kyoto police said a fire broke out after a man broke into the building and used unidentified liquid, which then ignited.
"The arson attack that took place in Kyoto today claimed many lives, the cruelty of everything ̵
Rick Ricky, resigns! #: Thousands call for the removal of Governor of Puerto Rico
Thousands of Puerto Ricans marched and gathered Wednesday in the historic center of San Juan to resign To demand governor Ricardo Rosselló.
Protesters call for the resignation of the governor following corruption investigations and the leakage of 889 pages of private conversation between the governor and some of his officials and close associates.
The messages contained profane, misogynist and homophobic remarks as well as cynical remarks about deaths after Hurricane Maria.
Rosselló said the talks are private statements and have refused to resign.
Data protection experts urge caution with viral FaceApp
A photo editing app has given celebrities' faces – and the current discus – a few new folds sion around personal digital security.
FaceApp, a more than 2-year-old app developed by a Russian developer, was recently used by a number of celebrities and influencers who participated in the FaceApp Challenge.
However, the app's sudden popularity has also led to growing concerns about the use of user-provided data and images by apps, especially those owned or located outside the United States.
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Science + Tech = MACH
For the anniversary, the celebration of the American moon landing is definitely out of this world. Take a look at where on earth on the occasion of the 50th anniversary is a list.
The country is expected to be hit by a massive heatwave this weekend. Here's everything you need to know to be safe when temperatures are rising.
A Fun Thing
Thanks to technology, millions of Americans saw the first man walking on the moon.
The TV ratings for the Apollo 11 landing are simply unimaginable today: 93 percent of the people watching television in America on July 19 and 20, 1969 saw a man land on the moon. In New York City, the statistics were 100 percent; Nobody with a TV has seen anything different.
This sense of unity still permeates the history of the Apollo 11 landing. But it is a moment of national unity that we probably will not see again, writes blogger Ani Bundel in an opinion article.
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