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Gov. Gavin Newsom Took Big Dollar Donations From The California Public Utility Behind Rolling Blackouts

California Gov. Gavin Newsom accepted big-dollar donations in 2018 from the utility company now being vilified for shutting off large sections of the state’s electricity grid to avoid sparking wildfires. Newsom and his allies took $208,400 from Pacific Gas and Electric during his run for governor before the public utility began controlled blackouts. PG&E gave the governor the maximum amount ...

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Experts Explain Possible Reasons Behind A 56% Jump In Youth Suicide Rate In 10 Years

The suicide rate among U.S. children and young adults between 10 and 24 has increased by 56% in 10 years, according to CDC data. Doctors became more hesitant in diagnosing depression in children after he FDA extended a “blackbox warning” label on antidepressants to children in 2007 — a move experts say could be linked to the increase in youth ...

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‘Far More Complicated Than I Expected’: Reporter Tries To Buy Gun At Walmart. Leaves Twice Empty-Handed

People are calling on Walmart to stop selling guns after 22 people were killed at one of its locations in El Paso, Texas. A journalist for Business Insider tried to buy a gun at Walmart without having ever bought a gun before. After being turned away twice, she concluded that the experience was “far more complicated” than she expected. A ...

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Why Is AARP Sponsoring A Forum Letting Medicare For All Candidates Promote Ideas Harmful To It And Its Partners?

Every major Democratic presidential candidate is scheduled to make an appearance at AARP-sponsored health care forums in Iowa this week, yet many of them stand for dismantling the health care insurance system that AARP and its partners rely on. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and, of course, Medicare for all architect Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are a ...

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Feds Seize 16.5 Tons of Cocaine In Historic Philadelphia Drug Bust

Federal agents seized 15,500 kilos of cocaine, more than 16.5 tons, with a street value of $1 billion at a South Philadelphia Port on Tuesday, according to NBC Philadelphia. “This is one of the largest drug seizures in United States history,” Tweeted U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain. This is one of the largest drug seizures in United States history. This ...

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Beto Calls Netanyahu A ‘Racist’ Who Doesn’t Represent The ‘True Will’ Of Israelis

2020 presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “racist” who has sided with a “far-right racist party” on Sunday. The remarks were made to reporters after a campaign rally in Iowa, during which the former Democratic Texas U.S. Representative was asked about the conflict in the region, according to a CNN report. “I don’t think Benjamin ...

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Mick Jagger Is Latest International Celeb To Get Medical Treatment In US

Famous rocker Mick Jagger will reportedly undergo heart valve replacement surgery in New York City in the coming days.  Jagger’s health caused The Rolling Stones to cancel upcoming tour dates. Jagger will likely have higher quality care in the U.S. than he would have in the United Kingdom, health care experts told The Daily Caller News Foundation. Reports that famous ...

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