Archive for August 17th, 2020

Michigan hospital tries to treat patients with hydroxychloroquine, but FDA says no

on August 17, 2020, 7:52 AM / in National News

By Erin Coates, The Western Journal A month-old request from a Michigan hospital for emergency use authorization to treat COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine has been denied by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Detroit-area Henry Ford Health System requested to use the anti-malaria drug on a group of patients “meeting very specific criteria” on July 6, MLive reported. The FDA denied the hospital’s request […]

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Belarus holds massive protest against Lukashenko

on August 17, 2020, 7:42 AM / in International News

  An estimated 220,000 Belarusians took to the streets Sunday in the biggest protest in the country’s history, demonstrating escalating public anger over the disputed re-election of the country’s authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko. Seven days ago, Lukashenko claimed to have won the presidential election with 80 percent of the vote, igniting the biggest crisis he has faced since taking power […]

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New Zealand delays election due to new COVID-19 cases

New Zealand delays election due to new COVID-19 cases

on August 17, 2020, 7:38 AM / in International News

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Monday that she is delaying the country’s parliamentary elections from Sept. 19 to Oct. 17 due to new coronavirus infections. New Zealand went 102 days without reporting a non-travel related case of COVID-19, but reported 13 new infections Sunday, bringing the country’s number of active cases up to 69. Most of the cases […]

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Thai protesters hold biggest rally since 2014 coup

on August 17, 2020, 7:35 AM / in International News

More than 10,000 Thai protesters gathered in Bangkok on Sunday in the biggest anti-government protest since a 2014 coup. The protesters chanted “down with dictatorship” and “the country belongs to the people.” Students, who have led protests almost every day for a month, called for curbing the monarchy’s powers and ousting former junta leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. The demonstrators […]

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Pelosi calls House back into session to vote on USPS bill

Pelosi calls House back into session to vote on USPS bill

on August 17, 2020, 7:32 AM / in National News

Desperate House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that she is calling the House back from recess to vote on proposed legislation seeking to prevent the U.S. Postal Service from reducing service levels and causing mail delays ahead of the November election, when some Americans plan to vote by mail to reduce their risk of coronavirus exposure. The panel will […]

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Democrats launch their virtual convention

on August 17, 2020, 7:27 AM / in National News

The Democratic National Convention gets started Monday night with a lineup of speakers addressing the three main crises facing the United States heading into the November presidential election: the coronavirus pandemic, the economic crisis, and racial injustice. Tell tell me you are surprised………… The virtual event will include a series of live video feeds. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and […]

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News Flash – It’s called managing risk…

News Flash – It’s called managing risk…

on August 17, 2020, 7:16 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Things you need to know: Retail earnings due out this week – These names are at all-time highs – caveat emptor Barron’s rings the bell on valuation… don’t panic – read on Value names become more important Treasury yields up, Gold and oil find stability Expect the conventions to dominate the chatter for the next two weeks […]

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Top USPS Officials To Testify Before House Oversight Committee

Top USPS Officials To Testify Before House Oversight Committee

on August 17, 2020, 7:11 AM / in National News

Democrats have called on the postmaster general and the head of the Postal Service Board of Governors to testify in Congress. On Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, along with other congressional Democrats, issued an invitation to Louis DeJoy and Robert Duncan to discuss “dangerous operational changes” within the USPS. The House Oversight Committee has asked the two officials to hand […]

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Tennessee announces $83.5M expansion of Small Business Relief Program

Tennessee announces $83.5M expansion of Small Business Relief Program

on August 17, 2020, 7:09 AM / in State News

By Vivian Jones | The Center Square Tennessee’s Small Business Relief Program will expand to include more industries after a new allocation of $83.5 million for the program, Gov. Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced Friday. Additional relief will go to small businesses adversely effected or required to close because public health orders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The new funding […]

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The Jackson Police Department is investigating a domestic related homicide in South Jackson.

The Jackson Police Department is investigating a domestic related homicide in South Jackson.

on August 17, 2020, 6:48 AM / in Local News

In a press release from the Jackson Police Department Officers with Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a female shot in her home on Sunday, August 16, 2020 around 2:15pm at 19 L Tricia Cove. Shewanna Cross, 53-years-old, was found deceased when officers arrived. Investigators were able to determine her son, Curdarius Cross, 20-years-old, as a suspect. Curdarius […]

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“The government wanted to be seen to be doing something useful, and in that way they encouraged the fear that then forced them to act”

on August 17, 2020, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

Just a compilation of videos you need to see. This 1st video is from 1976 with President Ford claiming no one knows exactly how serious the threat from this virus could be….” This would become known as the Pandemic That Never Was but thousands of people were injured by it after developing Guillaine-Barre Syndrome and becoming paralyzed shortly after receiving […]

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Do Masks Interfere with the Ability to Pray?

on August 17, 2020, 6:39 AM / in State News

A Florida pastor is suing local authorities over a mask mandate, claiming the resolution is wrong biblically. Rev. Joel Tillis, a pastor at Suncoast Baptist Church in Palmetto, has joined forces with State Representative Anthony Sabatini (R) to nullify a local ordinance that requires people to wear masks inside businesses and churches when social distancing isn’t possible. Sabatini has filed […]

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No Constitutional Right to Infect Others

No Constitutional Right to Infect Others

on August 17, 2020, 6:38 AM / in State News

A judge in Palm Beach County, Florida, has upheld the county’s mandate requiring people to wear masks to fight the spread of COVID-19. Four Palm Beach County residents sued the county, alleging the face mask requirement in public places infringes on their constitutional right to free speech and privacy. Circuit Court Judge John Kastrenakes ruled otherwise. “We do not have […]

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Mainstream media: Any criticism of Kamala Harris is “racism and sexism”

Mainstream media: Any criticism of Kamala Harris is “racism and sexism”

on August 17, 2020, 6:34 AM / in National News

By  Ethan Huff (Natural News) The fake news brigade is absolutely gushing over the appointment of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s official running mate, highlighting all of her female-ness and ethnic-ness every chance it gets in order to set the stage for Kamala to become the left’s latest untouchable. Just like it did with Barack Obama, the mainstream media is taking every opportunity […]

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MSNBC Lauds Guest Slamming ‘Trifling’ White Men as ‘Scrubs,’ White Women as Lying Threats

MSNBC Lauds Guest Slamming ‘Trifling’ White Men as ‘Scrubs,’ White Women as Lying Threats

on August 17, 2020, 6:29 AM / in National News, Opinion

On Saturday’s AM Joy on MSNBC, frequent guest Elie Mystal derided white men as “trifling” as he declared that most will vote for a “bigoted, misogynistic President,” forcing black voters to turn out in high numbers to defeat President Donald Trump. He also charged that “the average African American experience” is to be “predated upon” by whites as he portrayed “every white […]

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In The “Everything Rally”, ‘Diversification’ Is The New Four-Letter-Word

In The “Everything Rally”, ‘Diversification’ Is The New Four-Letter-Word

on August 17, 2020, 6:22 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden The price of just about every financial asset is heading up… and they are heading up in unison,” is the ominous warning that The FT’s Robert Armstrong begins the brief clip below as he From stocks to bonds to commodities – everything is levitating on a bed of ultra-low (if not negative) rates and as more excess liquidity than […]

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CHD will sue the University of California over its mandatory flu vaccine policy

CHD will sue the University of California over its mandatory flu vaccine policy

on August 17, 2020, 6:17 AM / in National News, State News

Dr. Janet Napolitano says mandatory flu shots will “lessen the chance of being infected with COVID.” However, prevailing research suggests that flu vaccines actually raise the risk from coronavirus infection. (Article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. republished from ChildrensHealthDefense.org) A January 2020 US Pentagon study (Wolff 2020) found that the flu shot INCREASES the risks from coronavirus by 36%. “Receiving influenza vaccination may increase […]

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In the News. what the MSM isn’t fully covering.

on August 17, 2020, 6:14 AM / in National News

Conservapedia America’s obesity epidemic threatens effectiveness of any COVID-19 vaccine.[2] More than 107 million Americans are obese. Raz Shaikh, a professor at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on the probability of whether or coronavirus vaccine will work for obese people: “Will it still work in the obese? Our prediction is no.” Science magazine: Just 50% of Americans plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Mayo Clinic: “Experts estimate that […]

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Hallmark Channel features first gay ‘wedding’. LGBT-themed Christmas specials on the way

Hallmark Channel features first gay ‘wedding’. LGBT-themed Christmas specials on the way

on August 17, 2020, 6:07 AM / in National News

By Doug Mainwaring Hallmark has knuckled under to pressure from LGBT groups and will air its first original movie featuring a same-sex ‘wedding’ this weekend. (LifeSiteNews) – After coming under attack, the Hallmark Channel has knuckled under to pressure from LGBT groups and will air its first original movie featuring a same-sex ‘wedding’ this weekend. The movie, “Wedding Every Weekend,” […]

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August 17th in History

August 17th in History

on August 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 136 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birthday of Marcus Garvey (Rastafari) Christian feast day: Clare of the Cross Hyacinth of Poland Jacobo Kyushei Tomonaga Jeanne Delanoue Johann Gerhard (Lutheran) Mammes of Caesarea (Catholic Church) Samuel Johnson, Timothy […]

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