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Friday News Roundup - International

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In the disputed territory of Kashmir, Pakistan’s army said three of its soldiers and five Indian soldiers are dead after an exchange of fire at the border.

Indian government officials denied the claim, saying that there were no Indian fatalities.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

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This week, the Trump administration announced new regulations that would significantly decrease the number of immigrants who can legally enter and remain in the U.S.

CNN reports:

For three decades, festival-goers from around the world have congregated in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for Burning Man. It’s a days-long celebration of artistic expression, human connection and ephemerality that culminates in the symbolic burning of a large wooden man.

Since its inception, the event’s ethos has been guided by 10 principles, from radical inclusion to civic responsibility. But as the festival grows and evolves, is its message holding up?

A financial measurement known as the yield curve inverted on Wednesday morning, causing sections of the financial (and political) press to signal concern for the U.S. economy.

Foresight 2020: Bill de Blasio

Aug 15, 2019

After five years as mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio is running to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020.

But de Blasio has struggled to break through into the top tier of candidates — an Aug. 8 Monmouth poll of Iowa caucus-goers puts de Blasio at 0 percent. He also hasn’t qualified yet for the September round of Democratic debates.