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For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing

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Post Date: Saturday - August 24, 2019 - 2:00am
On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families....
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When new, higher tariffs are scheduled to start on Chinese imports and what may cost more

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 11:48pm
President Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese imports Friday after Beijing said it'd retaliate against Trump's latest duties with its own tariffs
      
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Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 11:39pm
Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills        ...
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Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 11:32pm
A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.   &#1......
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What’s Killing Macy’s? Hint: It’s Not Amazon

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 11:09pm
Of all the American marquee department store chains that struggled to stay alive in the wake of the 2008 Great Recession, only to face the more recent juggernaut of online shopping, none strikes me as more tragic than Macy’s, arguably the Vatican of Am......
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How David Koch and His Brother Shaped American Politics

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 10:44pm
The billionaire, who died Friday, understood the power of changing ‘hearts and minds.’ He spent almost unlimited money on behalf of limited government....
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Joe Biden, Recalling ’68, Asks Audience to Imagine Obama’s Assassination

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 10:41pm
“Imagine what would have happened if, God forbid, Barack Obama had been assassinated after becoming the de facto nominee,” Mr. Biden said, evoking the tumult of 1968....
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China Says Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate Has Been Freed

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 10:29pm
The employee, Simon Cheng, was missing for days before the Chinese government confirmed his detention....
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A Gyrating Economy, and Trump’s Volatile Approach to It, Raise Alarms

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 10:19pm
Mr. Trump’s wild pronouncements on Friday renewed questions about his stewardship of the world’s largest economy even as he escalated a trade war with China before heading to France for the G7 summit....
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Tom Brady Is No ‘Tom Terrific.’ Any New Yorker Can Tell You That.

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 10:10pm
The federal patent office has rejected Mr. Brady’s bid to trademark a nickname associated with the Mets pitching legend Tom Seaver....
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Evoking 1968, Joe Biden asks New Hampshire voters: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated in 2008?

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 10:01pm
Reflecting on a turbulent period in the late 1960s that included high-profile assassinations of prominent U.S. political figures, former VP Joe Biden asked voters in New Hampshire to imagine what would have happened if Barack Obama had been assassinate......
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Op-Art: The Shame of Crowdfunding Health Care

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 9:50pm
I fell off a bike into an outpouring of charity. But Americans shouldn’t have to seek out strangers to pay health bills....
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With the Economy on Edge, Trump Sees Only Enemies

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 9:46pm
But where are the solutions?...
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America the Beautiful

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 9:46pm
Our origin story provides the mechanism of self-reproach by which progress is made....
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New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom makes MLB history with his arm and his bat

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Post Date: Friday - August 23, 2019 - 9:46pm
Jacob deGrom, the 2018 Cy Young award winner, struck out 13 batters and hit a home run for the second time this season.        ...
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