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Chinese Propaganda Outlet Has Paid US Newspapers $19 Million For Advertising, Printing

One of China’s main propaganda outlets has paid American newspapers nearly $19 million for advertising and printing expenses over the past four years, according to documents filed with the Justice Department. China Daily, an English-language newspaper controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, has paid more than $4.6 million to The Washington Post and nearly $6 million to The Wall Street ...

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$1 Million Bail Set For Officer Charged With Floyd’s Death

A judge ruled to keep bail at $1 million for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who has been charged with second-degree murder in the case of George Floyd, who died while in police custody. Chauvin appeared via closed-circuit television before Hennepin County Judge Jeannice M. Reding for an 11-minute hearing from Minnesota’s maximum-security prison Monday, The Associated Press reported. ...

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Biden Campaign’s Statement On Defunding The Police Is ‘Weak’, Trump Camp Says

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign on Monday called on former Vice President Joe Biden to personally fully explain his position on a budding movement to defund police forces around the country. A statement opposing the defunding of police departments from the Biden campaign’s rapid response director Andrew Bates is not good enough, Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh said in a ...

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Great Recovery: TSA Records Busiest Weekend In Months As Americans Start Traveling Again |

More than 400,000 Americans boarded flights Friday and Sunday marking the first time since March that number has been surpassed, the Transportation Security Administration said Monday. A total of 441,255 people traveled in the air Sunday while 419,675 people traveled Friday, according to the TSA. Sunday’s number of fliers marks the highest number of air travelers since March 22. The ...

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Trump Issues Federal Disaster Declaration After Cristobal Hits Louisiana, Weakens To A Tropical Depression

Cristobal weakened to a tropical depression Monday morning after smashing into Louisiana and other parts of the southern United States Saturday, bringing with it 50-mile per hour winds and heavy rainfall. President Donald Trump granted Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request for financial assistance to pay for the state’s disaster response. Edwards, a Democrat, declared a state of emergency Thursday ...

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Poll: 16% Americans Want To Defund The Police

Just 16% of Americans support cutting funding for police departments, according to a YouGov poll. The poll shows a contrast between what Americans want and what is being pushed by activists and politicians in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25 after an officer knelt on his neck for over 8 ...

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Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Experts have reversed advice on multiple topics in just the past week, including social distancing and social justice, the science of coronavirus treatment, and unemployment. Public health officials urged Americans to social distance for months to slow the spread of COVID-19, but now some have said the public health risks of racism are more dangerous than those of the coronavirus ...

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HUH?: Biden Has Double-Digit Lead Over Trump In New CNN Poll

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Democratic nominee Joe Biden has expanded his lead over President Donald Trump to 14 points, according to a CNN poll released Monday morning. According to the new poll, which sampled approximately 1,250 people, 55% indicated they would vote for Biden in the 2020 presidential election, while 41% said that they would support Trump. The CNN poll represents a notable change ...

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De Blasio Rolls Out Plan Shifting Funds Away From NYPD Amid Calls To Defund The Police

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to shift funding away from the city’s police department and toward youth programs Sunday, as activists push for defunding police departments. De Blasio’s plan is part of a suggestion from the mayor’s task force on racial inclusion, which is chaired by his wife, activist Chirlane McCray. Decisions about police funding ...

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Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Alleged Ambush By Man With A Stockpile Of Bombs

A Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy was killed and other officers were injured after a man who was stockpiling an arsenal of bombs and guns opened fire on them Saturday, according to local media reports. Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, 38, was fatally shot after officers while responding to reports of a suspicious van near Ben Lamond, California, Sheriff Jim Hart told ...

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Florida Supreme Court Quashes Amendment That Would Outlaw ‘Assault Weapons’

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday struck down an amendment that would ban the ownership of assault weapons due to misleading wording. Ban Assault Weapons Now, which prohibited the “possession of assault weapons,” banned magazines holding more than 10 rounds and mandated registration for these guns, was set to appear on the 2020 ballot. However, justices voted 4-1 to ensure ...

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Tara Reade’s Law School Friend Says She Told Him She Was Assaulted

Another person has come forward corroborating aspects of 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden’s accuser Tara Reade’s allegations.  Joseph Backholm is at least the eighth person to corroborate aspects of Reade’s claims, following her mother, brother, ex-husband, former neighbor, former coworker and at least of her two friends. Backholm says that Reade told him, “When I was in Washington, D.C. I ...

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Michigan Anti-Lockdown Protesters Had Their Phone Data Tracked — Floyd Protesters Did Not

Phone data from about 400 activists in Michigan’s capital who protested coronavirus-related government orders was reportedly collected by a progressive advocacy group. The same group has not collected similar data from George Floyd protesters. The Committee to Protect Medicare and Affordable Care under the direction of Dr. Rob Davidson, a former Democratic congressional candidate, used cell phone data generated by ...

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