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South Carolina city puts barricades on parts of ocean street.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Six shootings in three days have prompted officials in a popular South Carolina beach town to put up barricades to keep people off the streets and on the sidewalks.

- Billings Gazette - US

Layoffs at factory where Trump delivered jobs speech.

Boeing said Thursday that it's cutting about 200 jobs at its Dreamliner plant in South Carolina.

- CNNMoney - US

US total solar eclipse sparks spectator excitement.

The first total solar eclipse across the continental United States in a century is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said on Wednesday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Samsung in talks to invest $300m in South Carolina plant.

The investment could generate 500 jobs and the production is likely to begin next year.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

An Interview with Dana Rohrabacher about Russia, Turkey and Trump.

Dimitri Alexander Simes Politics, It's time to kick Turkey out of NATO. Editor's Note: The National Interest reporter-intern Dimitri A. Simes spoke with Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in his office. The following is a lightly edited transcript of their conversation: NI: Let's start off with yesterday's special elections. Obviously, ...

- The National Interest - US

Trump visited this Boeing factory to celebrate jobs. It just announced layoffs.

Five months ago at a Boeing factory in South Carolina, President Donald Trump proclaimed, "We are going to fight for every last American job."On Thursday , workers at the North Charleston plant learned they'd soon face...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump visited this Boeing factory to celebrate jobs. It just announced layoffs.

At a factory in South Carolina, President Trump proclaimed, We are going to fight for every last American job.' Now workers are going to lose their jobs.

- Washington Post - US

Factory where Trump delivered jobs speech sees lay offs.

Boeing said Thursday that it's cutting about 200 jobs at its Dreamliner plant in South Carolina.

- CNNMoney - US

Boeing to cut jobs where Trump gave speech promising more jobs.

Boeing announced it will cut 200 jobs at its South Carolina plant where President Donald Trump gave a jobs speech in February and promised he would create jobs.

- UPI - US

Brrr! How much can temperatures drop during a total solar eclipse?.

During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 , the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun from Oregon to South Carolina.

- FOX News - US

Boeing plans job cuts at South Carolina facility where Trump declared he would 'fight for every last American job'.

AP Photo/Evan VucciSome workers at a Boeing facility in South Carolina are being laid off from the company, nearly five months after President Donald Trump visited the plant, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. “We are going to fight for every last American job,” Trump said during a stop at the North ...

- Business Insider - US

Boeing laying off 200 employees Trump used for 'Buy American' campaign stop

After promoting the number of jobs he was saving as president, Donald Trump's visit to a South Carolina Boeing plant didn't make a difference in the jobs of 200 workers. Trump made the trip in February as part of his “Buy America pledge.” He announced the debut of Boeings 787...

- The Raw Story - US

Prosecutors: Prison supervisor ordered juveniles hog-tied

An indictment says a former supervisor at a South Carolina juvenile prison ordered guards to hog-tie two inmates and leave them on their stomachs for two hours because they made too much noise.

- FOX News - US

What Parnell Did in South Carolina to Make it a Close Race

Democrats and the candidate worked to increase African-American turnout.

- washingtonmonthly.com - US

Man Torches Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen

A memorial to murdered Muslim teenager Nabra Hassanen was set on fire in Washington, DC, Wednesday—but as with the murder itself, police say there is no evidence it was a hate crime. Police say 24-year-old South Carolina man Jonathan Solomon was arrested Wednesday morning after the memorial of flowers...

- Newser - US

Man Torches Memorial for Murdered Muslim Teen

A memorial to murdered Muslim teenager Nabra Hassanen was set on fire in Washington, DC Wednesday—but as with the murder itself, police say there is no evidence it was a hate crime. Police say 24-year-old South Carolina man Jonathan Solomon was arrested Wednesday morning after the memorial of flowers...

- Newser - US

It's okay to be disappointed, but don't get discouraged

There are a hundred perfectly logical reasons why the results in Georgia and South Carolina are good, even great news for Democrats going forward. The margin shifts have been remarkable and point toward Democrats having a very good chance to take back the House of Representatives in 2018. We have the energy, we have the ...

- Daily Kos - US

Democrats Ask ‘What’s Next?’ After Republican Congressional Victories

President Donald Trump claimed hard-fought congressional victories Wednesday, intensifying an already difficult day of questions for Capitol Hill Democrats.   Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in South Carolina and also in the most expensive U.S. House race in history, ...

- Voice of America - US

The New York Post: Trump basks in GOP wins, bashes Democrats at Iowa rally

President Donald Trump took a victory lap in Iowa on Wednesday night — boasting that Republicans were 5-0 in special elections' — after notching wins in South Carolina and Georgia.

- Marketwatch - US

Capturing the Total Solar Eclipse, One Photo at a Time

By: Alexei V. Filippenko and Hugh Hudson On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will trace a shadow over a narrow band of the United States from Oregon to South Carolina.  And if you own a digital single-lens reflex camera*, you can become a part of scientific history by joining hundreds of other photographers to make ...

- Discover - US

U.S. total solar eclipse sparks spectator excitement

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The first total solar eclipse across the continental United States in a century is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Trump rides high after Republican election win

After wins in South Carolina, Kansas and Montana, Trump's Republicans have now won all four special elections held since his inauguration in January, leaving Democrats demoralized as they seek to snatch control of Congress in next year's mid-term elections.

- Zee News - IN

US total solar eclipse sparks spectator excitement

The first total solar eclipse across the continental United States in a century is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said on Wednesday. During the Aug. 21 eclipse, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth, blocking ...

- The Raw Story - US

US Democrats just went 0-4. When will they win again?

Democrats tried an inoffensive moderate message in Georgia. They ran a banjo-strumming populist in Montana. They called in the cavalry in South Carolina and tried to catch their foe sleeping through a long-shot in Kansas.

- CNN Top Stories - US

The Trump agenda suddenly looks in better shape than it has in weeks

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesFollowing the victory of Republican Karen Handel in Georgia's6th Congressional District election, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to callon Democrats to work with him. "Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security," Trump ...

- Business Insider - US

A man was arrested after a memorial for the slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen was set on fire

WTTGA South Carolina man has been arrested after a memorial for Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old Virginian who was killed while walking home from a mosque with her friends on Sunday, was set on fire, a Fox News affiliate reports. Thousands of mourners had gathered in Virginia in an outpouring of support for the teen, who was ...

- Business Insider - US

House Dems downplay special election losses

The leadership of the House Democratic Caucus tried to put the best face on Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and South Carolina by saying they're making progress, and the GOP victories were much more narrow than in the past.         

- USA TODAY - US

Republican Ralph Norman wins S.C. congressional election

Republican Ralph Norman won the special election in South Carolina's 5th District to replace Mick Mulvaney.

- UPI - US

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: What's important isn't always what's talked about

Wednesday morning posts are often too early to pick up the best of the election result takes from Tuesday night. We did better than expected in quiet SC and were disappointed in marquee GA. In any case, today's read is less expensive than a GA-06 primary. Nathan Gonzales/Roll Call: Eleven Things I Think I Think After the ...

- Daily Kos - US

GOP wins close South Carolina congressional race

Republican Ralph Norman won the open Congressional seat from South Carolina, in a vote that was closer than many expected. Republican Ralph Norman said he wasn't surprised and credited his opponent, Democrat Archie Parnell.         

- USA TODAY - US

Trump team takes victory lap after GOP special-election wins

The president and his supporters celebrated on social media late Tuesday night after Republicans secured a pair of victories in congressional races in Georgia and South Carolina.

- Yahoo! News - US

Republicans hold seats at US House by-elections

By-elections occurred today for the US House in two Republican-held seats: Georgia's sixth Congressional District and South Carolina's fifth CD. In SC's fifth, Democrat Archie Parnell almost pulled off an upset, losing by just 51.1-47.9 in a district that voted for Donald Trump by 57-39 over Hillary Clinton in 2016. ...

- The Conversation - UK

Democrats suffer 4-0 loss to Republicans in special elections

Democrats tried an inoffensive moderate message in Georgia. They ran a banjo-strumming populist in Montana. They called in the cavalry in South Carolina and tried to catch their foe sleeping through a long-shot in Kansas.

- CNN Top Stories - US

GOP Wins Close South Carolina Congressional Race

Republican Ralph Norman won the open Congressional seat from South Carolina, in a vote that was closer than many expected. Republican Ralph Norman said he wasn't surprised and credited his opponent, Democrat Archie Parnell.         

- USA TODAY - US

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republicans retained control of Mick Mulvaney's U.S. House seat, with Ralph Norman winning a special election victory that was closer than expected in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District.

- Billings Gazette - US

Turnout for South Carolina special election described as 'low to non-existent'

While most of the attention is on the special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district, voters in South Carolina's 5th congressional district also hit the polls on Tuesday — well, some of them. The Post and Courier reports turnout was "generally low to non-existent" across the district. The special election will ...

- The Week - US

Republican Ralph Norman projected to win South Carolina special election

With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Ralph Norman will win South Carolina's 5th congressional district special election, The Associated Press and NBC News are projecting. Norman, a former lawmaker, has 44,312 votes, compared to Democrat Archie Parnell, with 41,404 votes. Parnell is a former Goldman Sachs ...

- The Week - US

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Republicans retained control of Mick Mulvaney's U.S. House seat, with Ralph Norman winning a special election victory that was closer than expected in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District.

- WRAL.com - US

Anti-Trump anger on the left fails at the ballot box

GOP wins most expensive House election in history as it defends seats in Georgia, South Carolina. But is a Democratic wave coming in 2018?

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Republicans retained control of Mick Mulvaney's U.S. House seat, with Ralph Norman winning a special election victory that was closer than expected in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District. The GOP … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the South Carolina congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, battling to a victory closer than many expected to replace the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Democrat Jon Ossoff loses to Republican Karen Handel in closely watched Georgia special election

In a disappointing result for Democrats, investigative filmmaker and former congressional aide Jon Ossoff lost the hotly anticipated special election runoff for Georgia's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday night by a 52.6-47.4 margin to Republican Karen Handel, a former secretary of state. At the same time, in another ...

- Daily Kos - US

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Republican Ralph Norman, who had aligned himself with President Donald Trump, has won a special House election in South Carolina

- ABC News - US

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Republicans hoped to extend their hold on the district, where Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in November by more than 18 percentage points.

- Stars and Stripes - US

GOP's Ralph Norman Wins House Seat in South Carolina

Republican Ralph Norman won a closer-than-expected special election in a U.S. House district in South Carolina, holding a safe GOP seat vacated earlier this year by Mick Mulvaney.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Republican Ralph Norman Wins Special Election For South Carolina House Seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the South Carolina congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, who resigned to the White House budget director. The race has garnered far less national attention than another special election in Georgia's 6th District, the most expensive ...

- TPM News - US

The Wall Street Journal: GOP's Ralph Norman wins South Carolina House race

Republican Ralph Norman won a special election in a U.S. House district in South Carolina, holding a safe Republican seat vacated earlier this year by Mick Mulvaney, who left to lead the Office of Management and Budget

- Marketwatch - US

The Latest: Republican wins close victory in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Latest on the race to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District :

- Billings Gazette - US

Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the South Carolina congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, battling to a victory closer than many expected to replace the new White House budget director.

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump celebrates Karen Handel's Georgia victory by thanking Fox News for praising him

REUTERSPresident Donald Trump appeared to celebrate Karen Handel's special-election victory by thanking Fox News for praising him on Tuesday night, after Handel was projected the winner in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race. "Thank you @FoxNews "Huge win for President Trump and GOP in Georgia Congressional Special ...

- Business Insider - US

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