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News Roundup for May 29, 2017

The world distilled down to five short headlines.

1. In Texas, your college ID is no longer a valid form of voter identification BUT your gun permit is. More here.

2. Japan is ready to take action on North Korea. Goodbye world, we hardly knew thee… More here.

3. Paris’ mayor, Anne Hidalgo, is moving to ban a black feminist festival in Paris and wants to prosecute the organizers for discrimination. More here.

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Roger Ailes And His Fox News Empire

Roger Ailes was a brilliant and fearless television executive who built from scratch the most powerful conservative news brand in television.   Ailes died Thursday at the age of 77, and less than year after he resigned as Fox News CEO in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal.

No one would have bet on the success of the Fox News Channel when it was launched in 1996.  CNN had dominated the cable news world, and Microsoft and NBC News had just teamed up to create MSNBC.  But Ailes had a vision and a mission to create a voice for conservative Americans that he felt would be successful in tapping into the “silent majority.”

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All The News That’s Fit To Buy

“Fake news” comes in many different forms. Before the 2016 presidential election, the term was used to describe modern day yellow journalism―false or misleading news stories widely shared on social media platforms. The term was later co-opted by President Donald Trump and his rabid defenders to describe any news story not favorable to his corporatist, fact-adverse regime.

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News Roundup for March 20, 2017

Prepare to feel that crushing blow of daily news.

1. FBI director, James Comey, (sort of) debunked Trump’s claims of wiretapping during his testimony. Unfortunately, Trump lying isn’t too shocking of a headline at this point. More here.

2. Confirmation hearings begin for Trump’s pick for Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch. Considering how the GOP wouldn’t even allow Obama’s pick to get this far there will probably be some drama to follow. More here.

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Lastest Therapy Dog Training News

Chesterton garage sale raises funds for service dog for autistic boy
Sarah Hull tallies up items purchased by Constance Bentley, center, and Felicia Chambers, of Michigan City, on Thursday. Hull is having a garage sale with items donated by family, friends and strangers to raise money for a service dog for her autistic …
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Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ

Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ
Pricing power in the world-wide commodities business is shifting toward an obscure market exchange in China that is exerting growing influence on core industrial materials and the companies that move them. Chinese investors have been pouring billions …
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