Required Reading – July 28

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

wirz: Remains of US war dead retrieved from North Korea, White House says

“‘The Remains of American Servicemen will soon be leaving North Korea and heading to the United States! After so many years, this will be a great moment for so many families. Thank you to Kim Jong Un,’ the president wrote. About 7,700 U.S. soldiers are listed as missing from the 1950-53 Korean War, and 5,300 of the remains are believed to still be in North Korea. The war killed millions, including 36,000 American soldiers.”

Read more at Fox News.

 

National Income and Product Accounts  Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter 2018 (Advance Estimate), and Comprehensive Update

“Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter of 2018”

Read more at Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Shapiro: Five Reasons Why Trump Is the ‘Jobs President’

“Sorry, haters, there’s no avoiding the facts.. Working-class and flyover Americans view the Trump White House as fighting successfully for them. But while the elite and chattering classes abhor President Donald Trump and anything he does, they can’t avoid the facts. And the facts are crisp, startling, and unavoidably in favor of President Trump being the American jobs president. Here are five reasons why President Trump could be the ‘Jobs President’ of our generation: . . .”

Read more at Spectator.

Report: China, Russia and Iran Conduct Economic Spying on US

“Iranian hackers known as ‘Rocket Kitten’ repeatedly target American defense companies in hopes of stealing information to boost Tehran’s missile and space programs. Russian hackers last year compromised dozens of U.S. energy companies. A Chinese cyberespionage group called APT10 relentlessly attacks U.S. engineering, telecom and aerospace industries.”

Read more at Newsmax.

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