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U.S. Surpasses 3 Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

on July 9, 2020, 8:40 AM / in National News

According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has surpassed 3 million cases. The U.S. leads the planet in confirmed cases. There are roughly 12 million reported cases worldwide. The U.S. also leads in the number of related deaths, now at more than 130,000. There have been more than 550,000 deaths globally. As of […]

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Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

on July 9, 2020, 8:38 AM / in National News

Brooks Brothers has filed for bankruptcy protection and announced it would close 50 of its more than 500 stores due to the coronavirus crisis. The company, which was founded in 1818, also said it would halt manufacturing of its clothing in three U.S. factories in August. Brooks Brothers is looking for a buyer and has “secured a $75 million debtor-in-possession […]

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Harvard, MIT sue over ICE policy sending foreign students home

Harvard, MIT sue over ICE policy sending foreign students home

on July 9, 2020, 8:34 AM / in National News

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration policy forcing foreign students to return to their home countries if their colleges are offering only online classes this fall. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the policy directive on Monday. Harvard, which has 5,000 international students, announced this week all fall classes will […]

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Pence: CDC will revise school guidelines Trump calls ‘too tough’

on July 9, 2020, 8:29 AM / in National News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is revising its school-reopening guidance after President Trump tweeted that the public health agency’s plan was too restrictive and expensive, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday. “The president said today we just don’t want the guidance to be too tough,” Pence said. Pence added that the CDC would issue “a new set of […]

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Supreme Court: Trump birth control rule can stand

Supreme Court: Trump birth control rule can stand

on July 9, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday to uphold a Trump administration rule that will let employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control if they cite moral or religious objections. The Affordable Care Act mandated employers and insurers provide contraceptives as part of their coverage, but exempted houses of worship. The Trump administration broadened the exception to cover all employers […]

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NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

on July 9, 2020, 8:21 AM / in State News

On July 8th, the veto override attempt in the House of Representatives for House Bill 652, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, received a vote of 66-48, failing to meet the 3/5 minimum needed. HB 652 previously passed both chambers of the General Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that the bill will allow guns in schools and […]

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Why Halle Berry Was Forced to Turn Down An Acting Gig

Why Halle Berry Was Forced to Turn Down An Acting Gig

on July 9, 2020, 8:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

And you thought winning that award meant she had the skills to perform. By Brad Slager  |  Town Hall Once again we are watching as someone in entertainment has had to recoil when they were “revealed” to have said something insensitive regarding an upcoming film role. This time it was Halle Berry, who had the temerity to suggest that she was […]

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Seattle held ‘segregated’ training session on ‘undoing whiteness,’ encouraged staffers to forfeit ‘guaranteed physical safety’

on July 9, 2020, 8:11 AM / in State News

‘Racism is not our fault but we are responsible,’ one handout declared By Danielle Wallace | Fox News The City of Seattle held a racially segregated employee training session aimed at White staffers and instructing them on “undoing your own whiteness” in order to be held accountable by people of color, according to documents obtained by a public records request. The session took […]

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‘Catch and kill’: Scientists reveal air filter ALMOST 100% effective against coronavirus

‘Catch and kill’: Scientists reveal air filter ALMOST 100% effective against coronavirus

on July 9, 2020, 8:06 AM / in International News

Scientists have designed an air filter that can both catch and kill the coronavirus by trapping and neutralizing it instantly. The new invention could be used to reduce the spread of the virus in enclosed spaces. The study, which appeared in Materials Today Physics on Tuesday, states that 99.8 percent of Covid-19 is killed within a single pass through the filter. The […]

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Kanye West: ‘Planned Parenthoods Have Been Placed Inside Cities by White Supremacists to Do the Devil’s Work’

on July 9, 2020, 7:41 AM / in National News

By JEROME HUDSON  |  Breitbart  Billionaire rap and fashion mogul Kanye West didn’t mince words in a wide-ranging interview with Forbes, declaring himself pro-life and insisting that Planned Parenthood abortion facilities exist in cities on behalf of “white supremacists to do the devil’s work.” “Planned Parenthoods have been placed inside cities by white supremacists to do the Devil’s work,” Kanye West said. Putting […]

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Tech Takes the Lead

on July 9, 2020, 7:34 AM / in National News

And here we go sports fans… the market  gives, it takes away and then it gives again… Stocks rallied on Wednesday even in light of weaker European markets, rising coronavirus cases, new lockdown demands across some of America’s biggest cities, concern over a return to normal and ahead of what is expected to be weak earnings season and a slowing […]

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Supreme Court Sets Stage for Full-on Review of ObamaCare

Supreme Court Sets Stage for Full-on Review of ObamaCare

on July 9, 2020, 6:44 AM / in National News

Two rulings by the Supreme Court on Wednesday not only affirm the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, they also hearten pro-life constitutional conservatives who hope the rulings set the stage for a full review of the constitutionality of ObamaCare (aka the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) by the high court in the fall. The first ruling, in a 7-2 […]

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BLM “Teacher,” “Scholar”: Two and Two Not Four

BLM “Teacher,” “Scholar”: Two and Two Not Four

on July 9, 2020, 6:39 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood It appears that Black Lives Matter activists have reached peak insanity. The latest from a member of the Marxist-controlled group that’s promoting violence across the country is this: Unlike Black Lives, mathematics don’t matter. The right answers when adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing aren’t really right — or wrong That idea that 2 + 2 = […]

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Gov. Bill Lee calls for Nathan Bedford Forrest bust to be relocated to museum

Gov. Bill Lee calls for Nathan Bedford Forrest bust to be relocated to museum

on July 9, 2020, 6:12 AM / in State News

By Natalie Allison  |  Nashville Tennessean Gov. Bill Lee says the bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader should be relocated to the state museum, marking the first time Lee has explicitly called for the removal of the monument of Nathan Bedford Forrest inside Tennessee’s Capitol. Lee made the announcement at his Wednesday briefing, ahead of a […]

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Maury County Mayor Ogles: No mask mandate, ‘you have a choice’

Maury County Mayor Ogles: No mask mandate, ‘you have a choice’

on July 9, 2020, 6:01 AM / in State News

by Jason Hall |  Fox 17 Nashville MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles announced he he will not mandate that masks be required in public. “I, Andy Ogles, Mayor of Maury County choose not to infringe on your liberty but rather to stand in the gap. I took an oath to defend our constitution and intend to […]

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EPA Finds 2 Lysol Products Kill New Coronavirus on Surfaces

EPA Finds 2 Lysol Products Kill New Coronavirus on Surfaces

on July 8, 2020, 7:28 AM / in National News

Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist were found during laboratory tests to be effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the EPA said Monday. Before products are able to legally make the claim that they can kill a specific pathogen they must be authorized by EPA to do so based on a review of data. The Lysol […]

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Sen. Kennedy: ‘Build a Fallout Shelter’ If Biden Wins

Sen. Kennedy: ‘Build a Fallout Shelter’ If Biden Wins

on July 8, 2020, 7:24 AM / in National News

Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said Americans “will pay a fearsome price” if Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in November. Kennedy made his comments during a Monday interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity. “The vice president says he will transform America,” Kennedy said. “He will and the American people will pay a fearsome price. “His foreign policy is hugs and hot cocoa […]

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Supreme Court reinstates fast-track pipeline permit except for Keystone XL

Supreme Court reinstates fast-track pipeline permit except for Keystone XL

on July 8, 2020, 7:22 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the use of a permit that’s used to fast-track pipeline construction, except in the case of the Keystone XL pipeline. A lower court ruled in April that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not follow environmental requirements when it reissued the permit, known as Nationwide Permit 12, preventing it from being used across […]

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“Cancel Hamilton” erupts on Twitter because creator hasn’t been vocal about BLM

on July 8, 2020, 7:03 AM / in National News

Headline:“Cancel Hamilton” erupts on Twitter after Lin Manuel Miranda’s musical debuts on Disney Plus What’s Up: Last weekend’s massively successful release of “Hamilton” on Disney’s video streaming platform has also sparked blowback against the company and the musical’s writer/producer/star, Lin Manuel Miranda. Why? Because he has delayed in endorsing Black Lives Matter. Quote: “‘We spoke out on the day of the Pulse […]

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Florida Public Schools Ordered To Reopen For Fall

on July 7, 2020, 8:29 AM / in State News

Florida’s Department of Education is ordering all public schools in the state to reopen for in-person instruction this fall. The directive issued yesterday states that “Upon reopening in August, all school boards and charter school governing boards must open brick and mortar schools at least five days per week for all students,” subject to advice and orders of state and […]

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