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Rittenhouse jury to resume after fresh mistrial request

on November 18, 2021, 8:51 AM / in National News

By MICHAEL TARM, SCOTT BAUER and AMY FORLITI KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The jury in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial was to move into a third day of deliberations Thursday, even as its request to re-watch video in the case sparked a fresh bid from his attorneys for a mistrial. Judge Bruce Schroeder did not immediately rule on the request, which stemmed from […]

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A Key Piece of Legislation Moves Along After Schumer and Pelosi Strike a Deal

A Key Piece of Legislation Moves Along After Schumer and Pelosi Strike a Deal

on November 18, 2021, 8:36 AM / in National News

By Rebecca Downs |  TownHall On Wednesday, Democratic leadership came to an agreement regarding the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), thus making it easier for the bill to advance. Initially, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) insisted on tying the annual defense bill to U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, which has also been known as the Endless Frontier Act. However, […]

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GOP senators appalled by ‘ridiculous’ House infighting

GOP senators appalled by ‘ridiculous’ House infighting

on November 18, 2021, 7:21 AM / in National News

BY ALEXANDER BOLTON |  THE HILL Republican senators are expressing shock and disbelief that conservative allies of former President Trump in the House threatened to strip colleagues who voted for the $1 trillion infrastructure bill of their committee assignments. The incredulous reactions of Republican senators to a motion filed in the House to boot Rep. John Katko (N.Y.) from his position as the top-ranking Republican […]

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The October Shopping Surprise

on November 17, 2021, 8:34 AM / in National News

Americans went on something of a shopping spree in October. Economists had predicted retail sales would rise by one percent compared with the previous month, an acceleration of the pace of spending growth from the 0.7 percent gain reported in September. On Tuesday, however, the Department of Commerce said that spending had leaped up 1.8 percent from the previous month. […]

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California couple sentenced for $20 million in COVID fraud

California couple sentenced for $20 million in COVID fraud

on November 17, 2021, 8:22 AM / in National News

The New York Post A California couple was sentenced to prison for illegally obtaining more than $20 million in COVID-19 relief funds — but authorities need to catch them first. Richard Ayvazyan, 43, was sentenced to 17 years behind bars and his wife, 37-year-old Marietta Terabelian, received a six-year sentence in federal prison on Monday for conspiracy, bank fraud and […]

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FBI Whistleblower Claims DOJ Used Counterterrorism Tools Against Parents: Republicans

FBI Whistleblower Claims DOJ Used Counterterrorism Tools Against Parents: Republicans

on November 17, 2021, 8:12 AM / in National News

FBI spokesperson says bureau not ‘in the business of investigating parents who speak out’ BY JACK PHILLIPS |  Epoch Times An unnamed whistleblower disclosed documents suggesting that the FBI is using its counterterrorism resources to investigate parents or individuals who threaten school board members, teachers, or other staff, according to a letter sent by the House Judiciary GOP dated Tuesday. The GOP letter included copies of the […]

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OSHA to Use “Whistleblowers” to Enforce Biden Vaccine Mandate

OSHA to Use “Whistleblowers” to Enforce Biden Vaccine Mandate

on November 17, 2021, 8:08 AM / in National News

The Occupational and Safety Administration (OSHA) has fewer than 2,000 enforcers to cover the estimated seven million businesses employing 84 million workers impacted by Biden’s vaccine mandate. Doing the math, Michael Maharrey, the Communications Director for the Tenth Amendment Center, calculated “it would take them 160 years to inspect every business … just one time. That’s why [OSHA] will have to rely […]

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Conservative-Majority Court Chosen to Decide on Biden’s Private Employer Vaccine Mandate

on November 17, 2021, 8:06 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note and Question: While Ron Klain, White House chief of staff, “If OSHA can tell people to wear a hard hat on the job, to be careful around chemicals, it can put in place these simple measures to keep our workers safe” has a point it’s not a defendable one. OSHA itself has no position on the personal hygiene […]

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Rep. Cori Bush: If Rittenhouse Acquitted, White Supremacists ‘Can Shoot at Us’

on November 17, 2021, 7:44 AM / in National News

Democrat Rep. Cori Bush seems to have left her last working brain cell at home on Monday. She falsely claimed that Michael Brown was “murdered” at the hands of a white officer and declared that if Kyle Rittenhouse is acquitted on the ground of self defense, then white supremacists will be emboldened to hide up in the hills and shoot […]

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Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Surrenders to FBI on Contempt of Congress Charges

Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Surrenders to FBI on Contempt of Congress Charges

on November 16, 2021, 6:22 AM / in National News

Former President Donald Trump adviser Steven Bannon surrendered to federal agents on charges of contempt of Congress on Nov. 15. The arraignment for Bannon on contempt to Congress charges was postponed until Nov. 18. He was released on his own recognizance ahead of the next hearing. For the time being, Bannon will have to live at his stated address, surrender […]

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China’s Alleged Hypersonic Missile Test Has Not Been a ‘Wake-Up Call,’ Expert Says

on November 16, 2021, 6:19 AM / in National News

By Frank Fang Beijing’s alleged test of a nuclear capable hypersonic missile over the summer hasn’t served as a wake-up call for the United States, and U.S. investment money will continue to flow into China as the communist regime seeks to build a Chinese-led world order, according to a China expert. “So much progress is made by China, I realized […]

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Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill in Bipartisan Ceremony

Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill in Bipartisan Ceremony

on November 16, 2021, 6:07 AM / in National News

President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure and Jobs Act on Nov. 15, marking an important victory for the president following months of quarrels among House and Senate Democrats. Biden signed the bill in front of the White House, while flanked by members of both parties, in an effort to portray the bill to the American people as a bipartisan […]

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CDC: No Record of Naturally Immune Transmitting COVID-19

CDC: No Record of Naturally Immune Transmitting COVID-19

on November 16, 2021, 6:02 AM / in National News

By Zachary Stieber |  Epoch Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that it has no record of people who are naturally immune transmitting the virus that causes COVID-19. In the fall, the CDC received a request from an attorney on behalf of the Informed Consent Action Network for documents “reflecting any documented case of an individual who: (1) […]

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Grounded by Vaccine Exemption: Married United Pilots Feel Betrayed

Grounded by Vaccine Exemption: Married United Pilots Feel Betrayed

on November 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in National News

BY BETH BRELJE | EPOCH TIMES Diversity, equity, inclusion; this has been the mantra of United Airlines. United pilots Stephanie and Kyle Atteberry thought the company meant it. “United has been great to us,” Kyle, 45, told The Epoch Times. He recalls receiving blankets from the company as gifts when their six children were born. “Our expectations were, United would honor our faith.” Kyle and […]

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Little Evidence Supports Use of Cloth Masks to Limit Spread of Coronavirus: Analysis

Little Evidence Supports Use of Cloth Masks to Limit Spread of Coronavirus: Analysis

on November 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in National News

BY ZACHARY STIEBER |  EPOCH TIMES Cloth masks are of little use against COVID-19, according to a recently published analysis. Federal health authorities and a slew of jurisdictions require or recommend wearing masks as a way to limit spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. But a trio of researchers pored over the studies often cited by the officials and found they […]

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Failing Up? Terry McAuliffe in Line for White House Gig After Election Loss

Failing Up? Terry McAuliffe in Line for White House Gig After Election Loss

on November 15, 2021, 7:51 AM / in National News

By Cole Carnick | Washington Free Beacon Failed gubernatorial candidate enlisted Biden for campaign as president’s approval rating tanked The Biden administration is looking to hire Terry McAuliffe just a week after the Democrat lost Virginia’s gubernatorial race. Although “talks have not yet started” and all cabinet positions are filled, the White House is searching for a position within the […]

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Democrats expect to pass $1.75T Biden package this week

on November 15, 2021, 7:20 AM / in National News

House Democrats are racing this week to pass President Biden’s $1.75 trillion social and climate spending package, which would give the party a burst of momentum heading into the Thanksgiving recess. Debate over the package has been filled with drama throughout the summer and fall, with progressive and centrists battling over the measure’s contents, pushing an embarrassing intra-party fight into the national spotlight. Those […]

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Biden Pick for Bank Regulator Proposed Fed Take Over Banking, Manipulate Stock Prices

Biden Pick for Bank Regulator Proposed Fed Take Over Banking, Manipulate Stock Prices

on November 15, 2021, 6:42 AM / in National News

BY PETR SVAB | EPOCH TIMES  In Saule Omarova’s world, America only really needs one bank—the Federal Reserve. Omarova, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be one of the top banking regulators, has proposed such drastic expansion of government control over finance that it’s leaving some experts scratching their heads over whether the administration is serious about her nomination. A descendant of Kazakh […]

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Ben Carson: No COVID Shots for Children, Mandates Open “Pandora’s Box”

on November 15, 2021, 6:09 AM / in National News

The long-term risks of COVID injections for children are unknown while the risks of COVID to children are miniscule to non-existent, warned former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and world-renown medical doctor Ben Carson in this exclusive interview on Conversations That Matter with The New American magazine’s Alex Newman. Looking at the data would save America a lot […]

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Civilian Climate Corps Program Will Cost $10 Billion

on November 15, 2021, 6:00 AM / in National News

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy While Congressional Democrats pushed funding “human infrastructure” in a now-failed $3.5 trillion package that would have a massively expanded of the social safety net, the plan also included plenty of changes to combat climate change. Included in the Build Back Better Act, the climate change proposals were initially part of the bipartisan infrastructure deal but were cut […]

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