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August 20, 2017
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Bannon is out, Barcelona rallies and eclipse plans Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist ? we start there today. Also, what President Trump got wrong about General Pershing and terrorism. Plus, how East Germany fell in love with Frank Zappa.
Terror in Barcelona, how other countries deal with problematic monuments, Reagan's infamous joke A van was used to carry out a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday. Also, we look at how South Africa has dealt with monuments that honor apartheid-era leaders. And we remember how a joke uttered by President Ronald Reagan caused a lot of anxiety in the Soviet Union.
Meet the antifa, responding to racism, NAFTA talks start A guide to becoming an engaged, change-making citizen in the age of Trump. Plus, a profile of an anti-fascist activist in Charlottesville. And a veteran eclipse watcher from Australia travels to Idaho.
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Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters Jihadists planned for six months to fill three vans and carry out deadly attacks, police say.
IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
Grace Mugabe: South Africa grants immunity despite assault claim Robert Mugabe's wife is back in Zimbabwe despite allegations of an assault at a Johannesburg hotel.
Doing the math on back-to-school tax breaks
Politicians are the real winners, one expert says.
With Steve Bannon out, what?s at stake for Trump?s economic agenda?
The former chief strategist joins the list of the administration?s developing tradition of Friday departures.
Chinese government issues new rules on overseas investments
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