Democrats Are Mounting A Comeback In The Midwest

COLUMBUS, Ohio ― Mary Sweet had never volunteered in politics before. And after decades as a solid Republican voter, the retired teacher certainly never expected her door-knocking debut would be for a Democrat. But on July 28 ― a Saturday ― she stood in the small storefront that houses Democrat Danny O’Connor’s congressional campaign headquarters,…

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Don’t Leave A Job Interview Before Asking One Of These Questions

job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to These days, it’s pretty standard for an interviewer to conclude by asking if you have any questions about the job. And what you ask can make or break your chances. It flipped the script on me because I was so used to asking ‘Why should we…

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The evangelical women who visit strippers to ‘show God loves them’

Loves Way Out, a ministry that visits strip clubs around Atlantic City, is on an unusual mission: to make strippers feel worthy of love We sat in a minivan in an otherwise empty parking lot in central Atlantic City. Before going into Bare Exposure, the first strip club of the evening, we read a passage…

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A stylishly affordable success story

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READ: Obama’s full speech about the ‘politics of fear and resentment’

(CNN)Former President Barack Obama spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday to honor the late Nelson Mandela. One day after President Donald Trump shocked the world with his news conference performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin, Obama didn’t mention Trump by name –but he mounted a passionate defense of democracy and warned against the rise…

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Five years ago Detroit was bankrupt. Now it’s coming back

(CNN)Five years ago, Detroit was America’s poster city for urban decay. It filed on July 18, 2013, and after 16 months in bankruptcy court, the city was allowed to shed roughly half of its debt. The state and a number of private foundations and companies — including Ford Motor, General Motors and Chrysler — chipped…

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Has Greece finally escaped the grip of catastrophe?

The country will exit from its final international bailout within weeks but, with no sign the debt will ever be paid off, some fear another crisis Greeces oldest literary society, the Parnassos cultural club, stands opposite a church on one of Athenss oldest squares. Its neoclassical facade and monumental columns were designed to impress. The…

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Visa policy change will make it easier for Trump administration to deny applications

New York (CNN)Visa policy change will make it easier Trump administration to deny applications The memo, quietly issued on Friday, means the government can deny visas if applications do not include all the necessary information when submitted. It also lets the government deny visas without specifying what additional information would have been necessary to complete…

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French president Emmanuel Macron parties in infamous Lagos nightclub

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)French President Emmanuel Macron has concluded a two-day visit to Nigeria, his first to the country as President. It transpired that Macron had visited the Shrine, a nightclub founded by legendary Afrobeats musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, during his stint in Nigeria as an intern. The venue is now run by Fela’s children Femi,…

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Call for ‘tech boot camps’ for ex-soldiers

A separate report commissioned by the Ministry of Defence, also being published on Monday, said the industry supported 500,000 jobs directly and indirectly in the UK, including more than 25,500 apprentices. The UK has Europe’s largest defence budget but concerns are regularly raised about its affordability and value for money, as well as the degree…

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