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Australia’s Prime Minister ‘Surprised’ by State’s Secret Deal With China

SYDNEY, Australia — Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia was blindsided by reports that a state government had quietly sidestepped federal regulators and signed a deal with China to participate in that country’s contentious [...]

Trump-Nato summit or how the United States president does not understand basic math

Trump-Nato summit or how the United States president does not understand basic math (see also 'jingoism') Trump-Nato summit: EU's Tusk warns president to appreciate allies (OP: Source has video that won't embed) "Appreciate [...]

Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless. Source: NYT > World

Despite Trump’s assurances, states struggling to protect 2020 election

President Donald Trump on Friday promised an intense, “whole-of-government” focus on securing the nation’s elections from cyberattacks — but a POLITICO survey of states finds ample reasons to worry about both this year’s midterms [...]

Mueller reveals depth of states’ election vulnerabilities

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Friday that hackers within Russia’s GRU military intelligence service targeted state and local election boards. | David [...]
Are You Ready For Some CALIFORNIA PRIMARIES? (Yeah, And Those Other States, Too)
Show everyone you voted It’s another primary election day, and in California, that means it’s time to scramble! In the state’s “Top Two” primary system, like a million candidates run, and then the top two, regardless of party, are [...]
Trump endorses states’ rights — but only when he agrees with the state
The Trump administration is all in favor of states’ rights. Except when it’s not. Attorney General Jeff Sessions brushed aside state autonomy to sue California over its so-called sanctuary policies that shield undocumented [...]
When the President of the United States Calls You a ‘Son of a Bitch’
Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. On Friday afternoon, Chuck Todd was talking Trump. Never mind the over-the-top chaos of the last two weeks and a White House that at times seemed to be [...]
Trump administration to aid states in firearms training for teachers, school staff
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she didn’t know whether the public schools in Michigan improved following the school choice policies she pushed in the state. | [...]
Trump targets European car-makers with big plants in states he won
President Donald Trump, expressing his ire over trade imbalances this weekend, made a peculiar choice: He focused his criticism on two European brands, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, that have significant investments in two of the nation’s most [...]