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Pro-Trump Graffiti Spooks Spanish Immersion School

Teachers and faculty at a Spanish-language immersion school in Sonoma County were “shaken” after a still-at-large vandal spray-painted pro-Donald Trump graffiti reading “build the wall higher” on the walls of the educational facility.

In this GPO handout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the funeral of Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl Cemetery on September 30, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended tthe state funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday, after thousands of Israelis paid their last respects to the elder statesman who died on Wednesday. (Photo by Kobi Gideon/GPO via Getty Images)

Headstone Unveiled at Shimon Peres Grave

Israel unveiled Friday a headstone at the grave of ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres who died last month, at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Abbas Meets Hamas Terror Chiefs

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting with the heads of rival party Hamas in Qatar on Thursday, in direct talks aimed at ending years of hostility between the two movements.

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Twitter Trolls Waste No Time Hitting Pence Aircraft Incident

“LaGuardia” was trending on Twitter very quickly after the plane carrying Republican vice presidential candidate Governor Mike Pence skidded off the runway. Those who were grateful expressed their feelings, and trolls took the opportunity to express themselves.


The AT&T-Time Warner Deal: Perspective from the Great Trustbuster, Part II — Theodore Roosevelt Spells Out the Two Republican Traditions

Skepticism about big corporations and their doings is not quite so unorthodox for Republicans as you might think. The Republican Party got its start among the farmers, free laborers, and merchants of the Midwest, not on Wall Street. The GOP was the little-guy party, at a time when the Democratic Party—which had its own populist tradition, going back to Andrew Jackson—had been taken over by the Southern plantation slaveowners. But as the 19th century moved along, Main Street Republicanism became one strand of the Grand Old Party. Another strand was Big Business and Wall Street Republicanism.