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Friday, 28 August 2020

During his White House address accepting the nomination for a second term, President Donald Trump said the election “will decide whether we will defend the American way of life, or whether we will allow a radical movement to completely dismantle and destroy it.”

On This Day in American History
On Aug 28, 1774, St. Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, is born Elizabeth Ann Bayley in New York City. She founded the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s, the first community for religious women established in the United States. She also began St. Joseph’s Academy and Free School, which helped establish Catholic education in the U.S. For her efforts, she would become the first person born in what would become the U.S. to be made a saint. She died in 1821, was beatified in 1963 and canonized in 1975. Seton Hall University in New Jersey is named after “Mother Seton.”

Taiwan’s agreement this month to buy $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets from the United States will prompt threats from China against the island, but will eventually help keep Beijing at bay, experts say.

A shell-shocked Gulf Coast region has begun to assess the damage from Hurricane Laura. In its wake were snapped tree trunks, leveled neighborhoods, shattered buildings and more than 875,000 people without power.

VIDEO: Rob Kenney is not an actor or a celebrity per se. But his YouTube channel called “Dad, How Do I…?” has made him incredibly popular. On his channel, the father of two answers questions from children and teenagers who don’t have a father around.

VIDEO: Political turmoil in the African nation of Mali and the European country of Belarus threatens the stability of their regions. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the situations with a panel of analysts.

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