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Posted Saturday, August 11, 2018 by WLRH News

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President Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $10 billion Foxconn factory complex in June.

The 2018 midterms have been dominated by talk of Democratic gains, but today Republicans will pick nominees in several places they hope to flip House seats and even governors' mansions.

Police stand in the street after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Britain, on Tuesday.

London police say a number of people were injured in the rush-hour incident in London. The driver has been arrested and authorities say counter-terrorism officials are investigating.

A firefighter monitors a back fire while battling the Medocino Complex fire on Aug. 7, near Lodoga, Calif. The Mendocino Complex Fire, which is made up of the River Fire and Ranch Fire, has become the largest wildfire in state history with over 344,890 acres charred.

As more than a dozen blazes continue to decimate massive swaths of the state, firefighters took advantage of cooling temperatures to make progress before another heat wave hits the state.

Kevin Downing, an attorney with the defense team for Paul Manafort, leaves federal court Monday as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues.

The government called more than two dozen witnesses in its bid to prove Manafort had allegedly violated tax and banking laws. His defense team will have a chance to call witnesses next.

Demonstrators rally near the White House Sunday on the anniversary of the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally.

Facebook determined that some of the event pages organizing last weekend's counter-protests were fake and took them down. How that affected genuine organizing efforts is hard to assess.



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