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Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

President Trump’s most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen K. Bannon, may have left the White House, but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump’s presidency doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. The tenure and departure of Bannon, the president’s chief strategist and champion of his nationalist impulses, exposed deep fissures in the Trump-era Republican Party, within the White House and beyond. Those differences are still harming…

Microsoft Excel Class Scheduled – The Missourian

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Scenic Regional Library in Union will host an introduction to Microsoft Excel class Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn to perform basic functions using the program. To register, people may call 636-583-3224, or visit scenicregional.org.

Religious Leader, Digital Economy Advisers Sever Ties With Trump – Voice of America

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

The head of New York City’s largest evangelical church has resigned from President Donald Trump’s unofficial panel of evangelical advisers, one of the latest resignations in a string of high-profile withdrawals from advisory boards serving the president. A.R. Bernard, head of the 37,000-member Christian Cultural Center, announced this week he submitted a formal letter to Trump on Tuesday announcing his withdrawal. Tuesday was the day Trump gave a press conference…

Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise – New York Times

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Boston, where officials had pledged to enforce a policy of zero tolerance for violence, had been facing dueling demonstrations, but a rally to promote “free speech” was brief and unamplified beyond the small bandstand where it was held. The event, whose participants appeared to number only in the dozens, was undercut by police planning and starved by an enormous buffer zone between the handful of protesters and the overwhelming numbers…

Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

President Trump’s most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen K. Bannon, may have left the White House, but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump’s presidency doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. The tenure and departure of Bannon, the president’s chief strategist and champion of his nationalist impulses, exposed deep fissures in the Trump-era Republican Party, within the White House and beyond. Those differences are still harming…

Researchers find wreckage of World War II Navy vessel Indianapolis, 72 years after it sank – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

A research team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found the wreckage of the Indianapolis, a Navy cruiser that was torpedoed 72 years ago during the final days of World War II in one of the worst disasters in U.S. naval history. The ship’s remains were found Saturday on the floor of the Pacific Ocean nearly 3.5 miles below the surface, the Navy said in a news release. The…