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U.S. Supreme Court asked to intervene in California’s ‘biased’ shutdown of churches

U.S. Supreme Court asked to intervene in California’s ‘biased’ shutdown of churches

on May 26, 2020, 7:20 AM / in National News, State News

A Pentecostal church argues that Gov. Newsom’s order is a ‘blatant violation’ of the First Amendment. By LifeSiteNews staff SAN DIEGO, California, May 25, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Southern California’s South Bay Pentecostal Church has petitioned the United States Supreme Court to intervene and issue an emergency injunction against Governor Gavin Newsom’s shutdown of churches. The church’s attorneys are arguing that […]

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Biden marks Memorial Day in 1st public appearance in 2 months

Biden marks Memorial Day in 1st public appearance in 2 months

on May 26, 2020, 6:54 AM / in National News

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first public appearance since mid-March as he visited a veterans memorial in Delaware. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee wore a mask while laying a wreath on Memorial Day, alongside his wife, Jill Biden, who also wore a mask. Biden’s decision to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation to […]

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Sen. Rick Scott: Gov. Cuomo ‘Wants Florida Taxpayers To Bail Him Out’

Sen. Rick Scott: Gov. Cuomo ‘Wants Florida Taxpayers To Bail Him Out’

on May 25, 2020, 7:27 AM / in National News

Republican Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Sunday that Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should stop asking for more coronavirus stimulus money because his state has overspent on “every liberal thing there is.” “I was a governor for eight years,” Scott told CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I watched a lot of these individuals, they were governors when I was, […]

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Charlamagne tha God: Klobuchar V.P. Pick Would Cause ‘Voter Depression’

on May 25, 2020, 7:21 AM / in National News, Opinion

Graham Piro  |  Washington Free Beacon Radio host Charlamagne tha God said on Sunday that Joe Biden picking Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) as his vice president would lead to “voter depression.” “On top of possible Russian interference and voter suppression, [Democrats] have to worry about voter depression—that’s people staying home on Election Day because they just aren’t enthused by […]

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On Memorial Day, death tolls nears 100,000.

on May 25, 2020, 7:02 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The U.S. is on the verge of registering 100,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus as the nation continues to reopen and respond to the pandemic on this mournful Memorial Day. Throughout the weekend, Americans have been out and about after being cloistered at home for more than two months. But with the reemergence comes […]

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Federal Court Gives Order To Obama Judge – He Must Explain Himself On Flynn Case Within 10 Days

Federal Court Gives Order To Obama Judge – He Must Explain Himself On Flynn Case Within 10 Days

on May 24, 2020, 9:35 AM / in National News, Opinion

Those of you following the Flynn case were probably shocked when the judge refused to dismiss it. The DOJ—who was prosecuting Flynn—dropped all charges. Yet Judge Sullivan (an Obama ally) refused to close the case. In fact, he called up third parties to weigh in on the matter. That was highly unusual. Why would a judge want to drag this […]

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‘Bullhorn From The BS Bully Pulpit’: Chris Cuomo Calls Trump A ‘Demagogue’ For Church Reopening Position

on May 24, 2020, 9:28 AM / in National News

CNN host Chris Cuomo criticized President Donald Trump as a “demagogue” who is spouting “BS from the bully pulpit” on church reopenings. Trump on Friday called on governors to allow churches to open in their states “right now,” threatening to override their orders if they refuse. “These are places that hold our society together and keep our people united,” the president said. “The people […]

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Want to help save the oyster industry? Eat bigger ones, some farmers and chefs say.

Want to help save the oyster industry? Eat bigger ones, some farmers and chefs say.

on May 24, 2020, 8:55 AM / in National News

“The fact that oyster farmers are suffering so much has to do with the restaurant business,” Blue Hill at Stone Barns Chef Dan Barber said. When restaurants closed across the country, oyster farmers Mike and Isabel Osinski lost almost all of their clients. The couple, who live and work on the North Fork of Long Island, depend on restaurants to […]

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COVID-19 makes Trump’s work with black Americans that much harder

COVID-19 makes Trump’s work with black Americans that much harder

on May 24, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News

President Trump, who stepped up his effort to target black voters earlier this year by focusing on criminal justice reform and the record-low unemployment rate, has been forced to shift in recent weeks as the novel coronavirus has disproportionately affected communities of color. Trump has used recent events and public appearances to focus on African American and other minority communities, […]

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Apple updates iPhone to work with COVID-19 ‘contact tracing’ apps

Apple updates iPhone to work with COVID-19 ‘contact tracing’ apps

on May 22, 2020, 8:36 AM / in National News

The new update does not begin initiating contact tracing on iPhones, but rather enables future contact-tracing apps to work when downloaded By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – Apple has laid the groundwork to support COVID-19 tracking applications on iPhones in the name of containing the coronavirus, despite concerns about user privacy and individual rights. On Wednesday, Apple and Google both released […]

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Lori Loughlin to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Lori Loughlin to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

on May 22, 2020, 7:41 AM / in National News

Prosecutors announced Thursday that actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Massimo Giannulli, would plead guilty in the national college admissions scandal. Loughlin had maintained her innocence, but she reportedly will plead guilty to conspiring to get her daughters admitted to the University of Southern California as crew recruits, even though they weren’t involved in the sport. Giannulli also […]

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Krasinski sells Some Good News to ViacomCBS

Krasinski sells Some Good News to ViacomCBS

on May 22, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News

John Krasinski has reached a deal to license his feel-good Some Good News web series to ViacomCBS after a bidding war. The streaming service CBS All Access, which the company is rebranding and boosting with more original shows this summer, will be the first platform to offer new episodes. Krasinski self-financed and self-produced SGN to provide positive programming for people […]

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Corpus Christi base involved in suspected terror attack

Corpus Christi base involved in suspected terror attack

on May 22, 2020, 7:35 AM / in National News

A gunman tried to rush the security gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas with on Thursday in an attacked believed to be terror-related, FBI officials said. The vehicle stopped after security deployed a barrier. The suspect reportedly got out and opened fire. Guards returned fire. The alleged attacker, identified as 20-year-old Adam Alsahli, died. A member of […]

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Senate confirms Ratcliffe as intelligence director

on May 22, 2020, 7:27 AM / in National News

The Senate narrowly confirmed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) as the new director of national intelligence on Thursday. The 49-44 vote fell along party lines, as did the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Tuesday decision to submit the nomination to the full Senate for a final vote. Ratcliffe withdrew after President Trump first nominated him last year as he faced bipartisan opposition over […]

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Trump says economy won’t shut down if 2nd coronavirus wave hits

on May 22, 2020, 7:22 AM / in National News

President Trump said Thursday that the U.S. would not shut down its economy again if there is a second spike in coronavirus cases. “We’re not going to close the country,” Trump said during a tour of a Michigan Ford plant. “We’re going to put out the fires.” All 50 states have started executing plans to gradually reopen their economies, easing […]

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Tremendous challenges ahead….

Tremendous challenges ahead….

on May 22, 2020, 6:49 AM / in National News, State News

Good Morning! OK, I am annoyed this morning so these memes suit my attitude BUT they are absolutely thought provoking!!  As you can see in today’s post, the fall out from this pandemic hasn’t even been truly realized or measured fully.   FIVE WAYS THE U.S. MILITARY WILL CHANGE AFTER THE PANDEMIC DAVID BARNO AND NORA BENSAHEL, APRIL 28, 2020 The global pandemic […]

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Navajo Nation Outpacing New York In Per Capita COVID-19 Cases

on May 21, 2020, 8:42 AM / in National News

The Navajo Nation is scattered throughout remote reservation land in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. But this Native American territory of 174,000 people has passed New York by recording America’s highest per capita rate for the coronavirus. The Navajos had suffered more than 140 COVID-19 deaths and had nearly 4,100 cases by May 18. That may not seem like much. […]

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Tit for Tat: Senate Republicans approve subpoena for Hunter Biden documents

on May 21, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

The Republican-led Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena for documents related to work done in Ukraine by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son Hunter. The party-line vote came more than two months after the committee’s chairman, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), said he would seek documents regarding Hunter Biden’s work for the Ukrainian energy […]

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Supreme Court blocks House access to Mueller documents

on May 21, 2020, 8:23 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked the House Judiciary Committee from obtaining secret grand jury materials from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The committee issued an emergency request for the undisclosed files last summer. The Washington, D.C., federal appeals court ruled in the committee’s favor in March. But the Supreme Court ruled that the House panel could not […]

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GOP senators heed Fed chair’s call for more relief

on May 21, 2020, 7:44 AM / in National News

Senate Republican support for moving the next coronavirus relief bill as soon as next month is growing after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned lawmakers this week that the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic could last for years. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has put the brakes on further coronavirus relief negotiations, citing the budgetary impact of […]

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