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Picture of Economists survey: 34% expect a US recession in 2021

Economists survey: 34% expect a US recession in 2021

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

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Picture of Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland

A "Banana Bloc Dance Party" gathering is held near Battleship Oregon Memorial Marine Park on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in downtown Portland, Ore. Hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed the downtown area, as police set up concrete barriers and closed streets and bridges in an effort to contain and separate the rival groups.

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Picture of Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

In this photo taken late Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, homes are illuminated after the sunset in Tasiilaq, Greenland.

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Picture of Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2005 file photo. President Bush, right, accompanied by Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, arrives in Baton Rouge, La., for a briefing at the state Office of Emergency Preparedness, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. Shown with the president are, from right, Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, and Maj. Gen. Bennett Landreneau, head of the Louisiana National Guard. Blanco, who became Louisiana's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. She was 76.

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Picture of Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

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Picture of Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

President Donald Trump reacts at the end of his speech at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H. The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as officials insist the penalties are achieving their aims.

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Picture of White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland

White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland

In this photo taken late Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, homes are illuminated after the sunset in Tasiilaq, Greenland.

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Picture of At least 13 people arrested at Portland protest

At least 13 people arrested at Portland protest

At least 13 people arrested at Portland protest

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Picture of Epstein’s purported madam now a focus in sex abuse cases

Epstein’s purported madam now a focus in sex abuse cases

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 1991, file photo Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of late British publisher Robert Maxwell, reads a statement in Spanish in which she expressed her family's gratitude to the Spanish authorities, aboard the "Lady Ghislaine" in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Ghislaine is one of the most prominent figures left from the orbit of Jeffrey Epstein after his suicide in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

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Picture of Portland ‘ground zero’ for protests between right, left-wing

Portland ‘ground zero’ for protests between right, left-wing

Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. The group includes organizer Joe Biggs, in green hat, and Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio, holding megaphone.

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