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Donald Trump to make decision on third party run “soon”

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Donald Trump is basking in the glory of high poll numbers and adoring media, but he still has a major decision to make if he wants to win the GOP nomination. In order to compete in the South Carolina Republican primary election, a candidate is required to promise that he/she (ze?) will promise to support the eventual nominee. In other ...

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No need to vote as Hillary already has the votes to win

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Democratic party and independent voters that were planning to vote in next year’s DNC primaries and caucuses shouldn’t bother – Hillary has already won. Senior Clinton campaign officials are claiming that she has already secured one-fifth of the pledges needed to win the Democratic presidential nomination. They come from current and former elected officials, committee officeholders, and other party dignitaries. We reported that Clinton’s campaign ...

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Tropical storm Erika strengthens and heads for Florida [8-28 1700 update]

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Tropical storm Erika is gaining strength and is now expected to be a strong tropical storm as it makes landfall on Monday afternoon somewhere in Southern Florida. Perimeter winds from tropical storm Erika are currently forecast to start brushing the southern tip of Florida between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. Current models then show the storm continuing a slight northward turn and ...

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China can’t help itself – another round of cash injections on tap

China’s central bankers announced Wednesday that they would be injecting another huge amount of cash into the stock market and imposing trading rules to curb recent volatility. In a move intended to cushion the recent market crash, the People’s Bank of China dumped $22 billion (140 billion yuan) into the Chinese stock market this morning and the government will limit ...

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Buzzards circling Clinton presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton

Recent polls and signals from democratic party insiders are increasingly indicating the Hillary’s second run for President may end up much like the first. A newly released Rasmussen Reports survey shows that almost half of those asked said that Hillary should suspend her run for the nomination: Growing national security questions about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server during ...

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Why is Kentucky switching from primary to caucus?

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Kentucky Republican party officials have voted to switch Kentucky from a primary to a caucus and move the caucus up two months, but why? Because Senator Rand Paul asked them to. Kentucky law prohibits a candidate’s name from appearing twice on the same ballot. To allow him to run in both the Kentucky Senate election and seek the GOP nod ...

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Explosions reported at U.S. military base in Japan [Video]

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 The Japanese Broadcasting Corporation is reporting that a series of explosions and fires have been reported at the U.S. military storage deport in Sagamihara, Japan. The depot is known to store petroleum products and munitions.   Sagamihara is a city in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, which borders Tokyo. Youtube videos have recently started appearing of the initial blasts.

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Why a rising GOP star could get left out of the CNN debate

CArly Fiorina Michael Vadon

CNN’s criteria for its September debate may leave out recent rising stars like Carly Fiorina while allowing less-liked candidates to take the stage. CNN’s debate criteria weighs polls from July 16 to Sept. 10 which would give much emphasis to polls before the first GOP debate. The questionable calculus would almost certainly ignore rising stars like Carly Fiorina while elevating less-favored candidates ...

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