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Media Editors / Aug. 2, 2018

Thursday Top Headlines

Sanctuary cities, Obama endorses, EPA smog rules, defense spending, clergy abuse, and more.

  • San Francisco’s Ninth Circuit Court rules Trump sanctuary city sanctions unconstitutional (The Washington Times)

  • Trump’s undermining of ObamaCare violates the Constitution, new lawsuit charges (NBC News)

  • Obama announces dozens of House endorsements — but not the “new face” of the Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez (Hot Air)

  • Trump’s EPA will continue Obama’s strict city smog rules (Washington Examiner)

  • Strzok demanded declassification, other FBI powers before joining Mueller team, emails show (Fox News)

  • Lawmakers defuse Trump’s shutdown threat by passing partial spending bills ahead of deadline (The Washington Times)

  • Senate sends $717B defense policy bill to Trump’s desk (The Hill)

  • Feds spend $1.1 million creating apps for trans women and gay teens with “hooking up simulations” (The Washington Free Beacon)

  • Trump administration seeks deregulation, innovation in higher education (Washington Examiner)

  • Pennsylvania diocese releases names of dozens of clergy accused of sexual abuse (National Review)

  • Google plans to launch censored search engine in China (The Intercept)

  • Happy 30th anniversary, Rush — Trump makes surprise call to Limbaugh’s show (The Hill)

  • Ontario ends universal basic income experiment two years early (Reason)

  • Alex Jones’s attorneys argue that no reasonable person would believe what he says (Texas Monthly)

  • Good news: “Angel” cloud appears over Texas skyline (Fox News)

  • Humor: Man identifies as woman, immediately receives 23% pay cut (The Babylon Bee)

  • Policy: Fire and fury: How government failures make wildfires even worse (Washington Examiner)

  • Policy: When it comes to the environment, these are the good ol’ days (Investor’s Business Daily)

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