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Warren and Biden join striking GM workers on picket lines

on September 23, 2019, 7:41 AM / in National News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former Vice President Joe Biden joined striking General Motors workers on picket lines on Sunday as Democratic presidential candidates continued battling for the support of union groups. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans to join striking autoworkers in Detroit on Wednesday. Warren criticized GM for closing factories despite profits in the billions. “GM is demonstrating that […]

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Trump acknowledges discussing Biden with Ukraine leader

Trump acknowledges discussing Biden with Ukraine leader

on September 23, 2019, 7:21 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Sunday acknowledged talking about former Vice President Joe Biden in a July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, although he said he was not improperly pressuring Zelensky to investigate a political rival. Democrats suspect Trump of trying to get Ukraine to look into the business dealings of Biden’s son, Hunter Biden. Ukraine was awaiting a Trump […]

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How GM’s profit sharing offer to UAW workers missed the mark

How GM’s profit sharing offer to UAW workers missed the mark

on September 23, 2019, 5:50 AM / in National News, State News

By Jamie L. LaReau | Detroit Free Press A sticking point in General Motors negotiations with the UAW involves profit sharing, and a person familiar with GM’s proposal said it falls short of union demands. GM has said it offered an improved formula that would boost profit sharing. The biggest issue seems to be that GM’s offer did not include temporary workers. As […]

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Federal Court Rules Cops Can Steal Your Stuff and it Does NOT Violate the Constitution

Federal Court Rules Cops Can Steal Your Stuff and it Does NOT Violate the Constitution

on September 22, 2019, 8:30 AM / in National News

By Jack Burns The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling which declared police can constitutionally steal your possessions. Called “civil asset forfeiture,” the police are under no obligation to give the property back to you. Instead, police departments will steal your stuff, hold it in storage (accruing fees in most cases), and then sell your stuff to the highest bidder. […]

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‘Almost impossible mission’: The 8,000-mile nonstop flight to save a US soldier’s life

on September 22, 2019, 7:11 AM / in International News, National News

The Taliban have stepped up attacks across Afghanistan after President Trump scrapped high-level peace talks between Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David earlier this month. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com  This week alone, three major suicide bombings killed dozens of people, including 26 at a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The Taliban claimed responsibility for all of them. Seventeen U.S. troops have been killed […]

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Trump hits Iranian central bank with sanctions

on September 21, 2019, 7:38 AM / in International News, National News

Those new Iran sanctions President Trump teased on Twitter earlier this week have arrived. During a meeting Friday with Australia’s prime minister, Trump announced he has sanctioned Iran’s national bank. “These are the highest sanctions ever imposed on a country, we’ve never done it to this level. It’s too bad what’s happening with Iran, it’s going to hell,” Trump told […]

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Trump downplays urgency of trade talks as Chinese negotiators cut US trip short

on September 21, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

By Sylvan Lane What started out as a productive day for U.S.-China trade talks quickly soured Friday as President Trump faced another setback in his long push to strike a deal with Beijing. Chinese officials on Friday abruptly canceled plans to tour farms harmed by Beijing’s tariffs on American agricultural goods, dampening hopes of successful trade talks between the U.S. […]

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Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes

on September 21, 2019, 7:18 AM / in National News

More vaping fallout: Walmart is taking a stance and will not longer sell e-cigarettes. And on Capitol Hill, senators want FDA to enact a near total ban immediately. Also on drug pricing, at least one House Democrat wants changes to Speaker Pelosi’s bill. Walmart announced Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes as federal and state governments crack down on the […]

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Ariz. high court says Christians artists can’t be forced to make same-sex wedding invitations

on September 21, 2019, 7:17 AM / in National News

Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of Brush & Nib Studio, cannot be compelled by a local nondiscrimination ordinance to make wedding invitations for same-sex marriages, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday. The high court ruled that the Phoenix law violates the artists’ free speech protections and their free exercise rights under the state’s Free Exercise of Religion Act. “These […]

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Candace Owens Tells Congress That ‘White Nationalism Is Not A Problem’ For Black America

on September 21, 2019, 7:07 AM / in National News

By ALICIA LUKE  |   Freedom Outpost During a hearing before the House Oversight Joint Subcommittee today conservative commentator Candace Owens said: “based on the hierarchy of what’s impacting minority Americans if I had to make a list of 100 things, White nationalism would not make the list.” The House is having a hearing on white supremacy and the Republicans invited […]

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The Rent Is Too Darn High

The Rent Is Too Darn High

on September 21, 2019, 6:43 AM / in National News, Opinion

Government regulation took a bad situation and made it worse with rent control. By Brian Mark Weber  Seems like it’s hard to find an affordable place to live these days. Sure, employment is up across the board and overall the economy looks good. So why are so many people living on the streets? For one, we can thank government regulation […]

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De Blasio drops out of 2020 race

De Blasio drops out of 2020 race

on September 20, 2019, 7:32 AM / in National News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio exited the 2020 presidential race on Friday. “I feel like I have contributed all I can to this primary election. It’s clearly not my time, so I’m going to end my presidential campaign,” de Blasio said in an interview with on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Read the developing report here

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Judge blocks California law seeking Trump’s tax returns

on September 20, 2019, 7:30 AM / in National News, State News

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a California law seeking to force primary candidates to release their tax returns. U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr. said he would issue a formal ruling by Oct. 1. The decision amounted to a significant victory for President Trump’s campaign, which is fighting efforts by Democrats and a New York prosecutor to get […]

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NBC Asks the Public to Confess Their Climate Sins

NBC Asks the Public to Confess Their Climate Sins

on September 20, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

Written by  James Murphy Confession is good for the soul, we’re told, and so the National Broadcasting Company has launched a new project that gives people the opportunity to confess their sins against the climate. That’s right, NBC’s new “Climate Confessions”project allows people to free themselves of the guilt of their meat-eating, airplane-flying, and car-driving ways. “Even those who care deeply about the […]

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Throw Jay Powell Under the Bus

Throw Jay Powell Under the Bus

on September 19, 2019, 8:13 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY Greg Guenthner The Federal Reserve cut rates again yesterday.   But future cuts remain uncertain moving forward as opinions are appearing to fracture following the committee’s second cut of 2019. “Seven of 10 officials voted in favor lowering the short-term benchmark to a range between 1.75% and 2%,” The Wall Street Journal reports. “As in July, two reserve bank […]

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Brother Of Sandy Hook Victim, Father Of Parkland Victim Respond To Viral School Shooting Ad

on September 19, 2019, 8:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

Connecticut Senate candidate JT Lewis — brother of Sandy Hook victim Jesse Lewis — told the Daily Caller News Foundation that he disapproves of a viral video aimed at preventing school shootings Wednesday. Andrew Pollack — father of Parkland victim Meadow Pollack and pro-Second Amendment activist — told the DCNF that the video is a “scare tactic, but that’s what […]

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Imelda, one of three churning storms, drenches Texas

Imelda, one of three churning storms, drenches Texas

on September 19, 2019, 8:03 AM / in International News, National News

Heavy rains from Tropical Depression Imelda are triggering flash floods in eastern Texas, which braced for the heaviest rains from a single storm since the devastating Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The storm formed in the Gulf of Mexico and briefly gained tropical storm status before weakening ahead of making landfall near Houston. In the Atlantic, Hurricane Humberto brushed past Bermuda, […]

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Trump picks top hostage negotiator as next national security adviser

Trump picks top hostage negotiator as next national security adviser

on September 19, 2019, 8:00 AM / in National News

President Trump announced Wednesday that he had picked top State Department hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as his new national security adviser. O’Brien replaces the hawkish John Bolton, who frequently clashed with Trump over foreign policy before his departure last week. Trump announced last week that he asked for Bolton’s resignation because he “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.” Bolton […]

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Fed reduces interest rates as Trump demands deeper cuts

on September 19, 2019, 7:57 AM / in National News

Federal Reserve policy makers voted Wednesday to cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time in two months, hoping to boost the economy as the U.S.-China trade war threatens to tip the economy into a recession. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the economic outlook is “favorable,” but the cut would “provide insurance against ongoing […]

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Trump says he’s increasing Iran sanctions after Saudi oil attack

Trump says he’s increasing Iran sanctions after Saudi oil attack

on September 19, 2019, 7:49 AM / in International News, National News

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it would “substantially” increase sanctions against Iran following weekend strikes against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strikes an “act of war,” and Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that Iran was “unquestionably” behind the strikes on two of the kingdom’s major oil production facilities. Saudi officials said surveillance video […]

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