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Sen. Kamala Harris drew more tweets than any other candidate in Thursday's debate, according to data provided to Axios' Neal Rothschild by Sprout Social.
What's going on: Tweets mentioning Harris' Twitter handle generated 23% more interactions — likes, comments, retweets— than those about the next closest Democrat, Pete Buttigieg.
Demographic breakdown, per Sprout Social:
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At the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, President Trump "reserved most of the sought-after sit-down time slots for authoritarians or like-minded nationalists with similar views on immigration," the WashPost's Anne Gearan, David Nakamura and Seung Min Kim write:
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Above: Sen. Kamala Harris speaks in the spin room.
"To defend against criminal fraud charges, Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes is trying to put investigative journalism on trial," Bloomberg's Joel Rosenblatt reports:
The Vindicator, which recently celebrated its 150th anniversary and is the only daily in Youngstown, Ohio ("Steeltown, USA"), announced that "great financial hardships" are forcing it to close Aug. 31.
Another time ... Below: In October, 1950, U.S. Steel steelworker Charlie Grapentine — a father of two who owned a Dodge and lived comfortably on $320 a month — read about the Korean War in the Youngstown Vindicator.
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