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Trump Supports New Round Of Direct Coronavirus Payments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he supports a fresh round of government payments to individuals to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic but “it h...

AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter Groups Plan Convention

NEW YORK (AP) — Spurred by broad public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will hold a virtual convention in August to p...

Sheriff: I’ll Deputize Gun Owners If Violent Protests Erupt

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says he will deputize every gun owner in his county to put down any violent protests his deputies can't handle alone. Clay Coun...

Man Sues For Wrongful Conviction After Childhood In Prison

NEW BEAVER, PENNSYLVANIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania man is suing a handful of retired state police investigators and officials alleging malicious prosecution after he spent most of his ...

Woman Shot While Removing Nazi Flag in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA (Newsmax) - A 26-year-old woman was shot in the back as she removed a Nazi flag from a front yard of an Oklahoma man’s house. NBC News said Alexander Feaster, 44, was a...

Citing Racial Bias, San Francisco Will End Mug Shots Release

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to st...

AP Exclusive: Hair Weaves From Chinese Prison Camps Seized

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human hair taken from people locke...

Miami’s Largest Hospital Scaling Back Surgeries

MIAMI — The largest hospital in Florida’s hardest-hit county in the coronavirus pandemic announced it is scaling back elective surgeries and other procedures because of a new surge...

JFK Becomes First US Airport to Open COVID-19 Testing Facility

NEW YORK (Newsmax) - John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City on Monday became the first airport in the country to establish a novel coronavirus testing facility on site, open to t...

Trump: I’ll Veto Defense Bill To Keep Confederate Base Names

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg named after Confederate officers, swimming against senti...

Jewish Man Killed In Los Angeles House Fire

LOS ANGELES (VINnews) — A 60-year-old jewish was killed in a Los Angeles house fire early Wednesday morning. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the fire broke out bef...

British Experts Slam US For Hoarding Remdesivir

London — Some British experts have slammed the U.S. decision to snap up nearly the entire global supply of remdesivir, the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19. Ohid Yaqu...

Businesswoman Upsets 5-term Congressman In Colorado Primary

DENVER (AP) — Five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was upset in Tuesday’s Republican Party primary by Lauren Boebert, a pistol-packing businesswoman, ardent defender of gun ri...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ‘Not Going Back’ to Shutting Down

TALLAHASSEE (Newsmax) - Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis said his state is "not going back" to shutdowns, even as coronavirus cases in the state continue to rise. DeSantis told rep...

Seattle Mayor Orders “Occupied” Area Cleared, Police Arrive

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police converged on the city's “occupied” protest zone early Wednesday after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order for protesters to vacate the area. ...

NYC Passes Austere Budget That Cuts $1B From NYPD

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year, ack...

Trump Tweets That Russia Bounty Allegations Are ‘Fake News’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed as “Fake News” allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan. He said news sto...

Boston To Remove Statue Of Slave Kneeling Before Lincoln

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's arts commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a statue that depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln’s feet. The commission had field...

For Third Time This Month, Fox News Leads All Networks

NEW YORK (AP) — Mention prime-time television stars in other ages, and you’d think of Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Harmon or Jennifer Aniston. Now it’s Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson. ...

Report Shows $480,000 In Donations To Cover Pence Legal Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donors contributed nearly $480,000 last year to cover Vice President Mike Pence’s legal expenses from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian meddling i...

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