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Trump Renews Attacks On Elijah Cummings, Repeats Baseless Corruption Claim

Donald Trump has doubled down on his condemnation of Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and the city of Baltimore. In response, Trump attacked the congressman with an unsubstantiated allegation of corruption, denigrated the city of Baltimore and defended his immigration policies:  not corroborated highest rates of violent crime in the U.S., it isn’t considered the most dangerous city in the nation.  Business Insider also reported last year that Baltimore’s economy was average when compared to other large cities in the U.S. Among the 40 largest metro areas in the country, Baltimore’s economy…

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Wendy’s Is Giving Away Free Jr. Bacon Cheeseburgers & Baconator Fries This Summer

Scott Olson/Getty Images News/Getty Images Wendy’s & DoorDash’s Baconfest 2019 Deals Will Score You Free Burgers & Fries By Daffany Chan 8 hours ago Want to know why bacon is one of my favorite foods? Because you can eat it with almost anything, and it’ll make it taste infinitely better. Got a stiff burger or a bland omelette? No big deal. Just add some delicious bacon and bam, you’ve got yourself a savory meal fit for any occasion. That’s why I’m so excited for Wendy’s epic bacon celebration, Baconfest, this…

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From Fox to the Sun, battle over Baltimore rages in the wake of Trump’s tweets

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. → Background: The anti-Cummings attack started with videos from conservative commentator Kimberly Klacik, which were amplified by Fox, which inspired Trump to lash out… Two WaPo stories that understand the Fox feedback loop “The country can thank Fox News for touching off this entire calamity,” media critic Erik Wemple wrote Monday afternoon. He said Fox “relishes any opportunity to attach the ills of major U.S. cities to…

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Stanford University Dean: “Over Parenting” Is Ruining Your Kids

ShareTweetPinterest By Elisha Exon This week, I sat in an auditorium with a couple hundred other parents at my daughter’s high school to hear what author and former freshman dean of Stanford University, Julie Lythcott-Haims, had to say about an epidemic of “over parenting” and the ways that this trend is influencing an entire generation of kids. Lythcott-Haims has experienced the problem firsthand as a college administrator and has written the book How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success, to document her experience…

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Gilroy Garlic Festival patrons reported metal detectors and patrolling officers, but the shooter still found a way in

(CNN)By several accounts, security was present and conspicuous at the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, over the weekend. Law enforcement experts say that despite heavier security at festivals, schools and churches, there’s really little that can be done to prevent attacks from happening. “No one would associate the Garlic Festival with an attractive target,” said James Gagliano, a CNN law enforcement analyst and retired FBI supervisory agent. Patrons offer different views of festival security Police were present all three days of the festival, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee told reporters…

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