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Sep

Source: Bears give Mack record deal after trade

DE Khalil Mack, traded from Oakland to Chicago, is now the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history with a six-year extension that averages $23.5M per season.

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Sep

McCain tributes mourn the ‘fierce conscience of the nation’s best self’

For more on the late senator’s legacy, tune in to “John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls” Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (CNN)John McCain has drawn tributes from presidents and prime ministers, senators and secretaries of state in the emotion-laden days since his death.But it took a daughter to capture the measure of the man…

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Sep

Obama: McCain called on America to rise above ‘mean and petty’ politics

For more on the late senator’s legacy, tune in to “John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls” Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.Washington (CNN)Former President Barack Obama lauded John McCain’s efforts to push the nation to rise above “mean and petty” politics in his tribute Saturday to the Arizona Republican, who served for more than three…

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Sep

Racist robocall targets Andrew Gillum in Florida governor’s race

(CNN)A racist robocall targeted Andrew Gillum days after the Tallahassee mayor won the Democratic nomination in the Florida governor’s race, giving him a shot at becoming the state’s first black chief executive. The 78-second prerecorded message, obtained by CNN, is narrated by a man speaking in a caricature of a black dialect with cartoonish jungle…

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Sep

Former Vatican official says Pope knew about meeting with Kim Davis

(CNN)The archbishop who accused Pope Francis of mishandling sexual misconduct allegations against a top American archbishop unveiled a new charge on Saturday: that Vatican officials — and perhaps the Pope himself — have told untruths about the pontiff’s controversial meeting in 2015 with Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refused to sign same-sex marriage certificates.In…

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Sep

George W. Bush and Barack Obama: Consolers in chief

Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University, editor of “The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment” and co-host of the “Politics & Polls” podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @julianzelizer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)Speaking at…

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Sep

China is once again staring down the biggest Catch-22 in its economy

China’s economy has started to slow even before US tariffs have had a chance to make an impact. To mitigate that, China is turning to a reliable but dangerous source of growth: infrastructure spending.

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Sep

Big brands are paying teenagers to make cheap AR lenses in Snapchat: ‘It actually helped us reach the audience we wanted to reach’

BI PRIME: Until a few years ago, brands had to shell out anywhere between $500,000 to $750,000 for an augmented reality lens on Snapchat. Now, they can commission them from teens for a fraction of the price.

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Sep

Trump’s US-Mexico NAFTA deal is already taking heat for failing to include Canada

Lawmakers and trade groups reacted with skepticism and dismay on Friday, after the Trump administration notified Congress of its intent to enter a bilateral trade deal with Mexico — and Canada could join later “if it is willing.”

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Sep

Player Manchester City Signed In 2017 Denied Work Permit For Second Season Running

Much to the frustration of Pep Guardiola and City.