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Republican Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Republican Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for coronavirus Thursday before his scheduled visit with the president, according to NBC News. “Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland,” DeWine’s office said in a statement, according to NBC. “Governor DeWine ...

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Trump Surpasses Biden In July Campaign Fundraising, Raises $165 Million

President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) out-raised Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden in July, according to Thursday reports. The Trump campaign and the RNC raised $165 million last month compared to Biden’s $140 million, according to The Washington Post. This is a change from recent months, as Biden outpaced Trump in both May and June, ...

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Several Portland Teenagers Face Federal Charges for Violent Demonstrations

Four teenagers have been charged with crimes related to sometimes violent protests at the federal courthouse in Portland, according to the Department of Justice announcements. The federal courthouse has been the subject of violent demonstrations since general protests began in May, according to Daily Caller reporters on the scene. The four teenagers face charges ranging from arson and assault to ...

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NO DUH: Nearly 75% Of Americans Say News Bias Is ‘A Major Problem’

Media Bias - NY Times - NBC News - CNN - Washington Post - Huffington Post

The vast majority of Americans consider news bias to be “a major problem,” but more than half believe the issue is with the news other people consume, according to a survey from Gallup and the Knight Foundation released Tuesday. Nearly half of the adults surveyed believe there’s “a great deal” of “political bias in the news,” while 37% believe there’s ...

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Portland Teenager Faces Assault Charges After Allegedly Setting Off Explosive Device

An 18-year-old man was arrested after allegedly setting off an explosive device that injured a U.S. Marshal, the Department of Justice announced Monday. U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams said Monday that Isaiah Jason Maza Jr. was charged for the alleged assault and government property damage, according to the press release. The explosion took place on July 22 at the Mark ...

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California Wildfire Explodes To More Than 20,000 Acres In 3 Days, Forcing Thousands To Evacuate

California’s Apple fire spread to 26,450 acres Monday, Public Information Officer Daron Wyatt of the California Hearing Interagency Incident Management Team 2 told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Altogether, 2,296 personnel are responding to the fire, which is at 5% containment, Wyatt told the DCNF. The cause for the fire is still being investigated. One firefighter is believed to be ...

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Biden Says He’ll Announce Vice President Pick In August

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday that he will announce his vice presidential running mate in the first week of August, the Washington Post reported. Biden did not say precisely what day he will announce his vice presidential choice, CNN reported. The former Vice president made the announcement during a news conference after a speech in Delaware. “I’m ...

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‘We Are Not Leaving The Building Unprotected’: US Attorney Says Federal Officers Won’t Abandon Portland

A federal attorney said Monday that federal officers won’t leave Portland during violent protests, The Associated Press reported. U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams of the District of Oregon said during a news conference that federal officers will note leave the city until protesters stop attacking the U.S. courthouse in Portland, the AP reported. “It is not a solution to tell ...

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Fairfax County School Board Votes To Name Robert E Lee High School After The Late Rep John Lewis

The Fairfax County School Board voted unanimously on Thursday to name Robert E. Lee High School after John R. Lewis, a former congressman and civil rights activist. The board had originally voted to change the school’s name June 23, weighed different possibilities for a month, held a virtual town hall July 15 and a hearing a day before they decided to ...

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WSJ Responds To Staffers Outraged About The Opinion Section: ‘We Are Not The New York Times’

The Wall Street Journal editorial board told readers Thursday that “these pages won’t wilt under cancel-culture pressure” after a letter signed by hundreds of staff members criticized the paper’s op-ed section. After readers expressed concerns about a letter that 280 WSJ colleagues signed criticizing the news outlet’s opinion section, the editorial board responded in a note to readers. “It was ...

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U.S. Should ‘Create Alternatives To Chinese Supply That Uses Forced Labor,’ Experts Say

Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute Derek Scissors, human rights expert Olivia Enos and economist Riley Walters from the Heritage Foundation told the Daily Caller News Foundation that U.S. business supply chains should look for alternatives to production from Chinese companies that use “forced labor.” Scissors told the DCNF that “this is the right time” for companies “to invest ...

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