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Oregon’s Liberal AG Demands Restraining Order Against Federal Law Enforcement in Portland

Lawyers representing Oregon asked a federal judge Wednesday to issue a restraining order against federal agents who had been sent into Portland to quell violent protests. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum accused federal agents of arresting protesters without probable cause in the lawsuit filed Friday, according to The Associated Press. The lawyers representing Oregon relied on videos posted on social ...

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Chinese Researchers Charged with Visa Fraud After Lying About Work for China’s Military

Four individuals have recently been charged with visa fraud in connection with a scheme to lie about their status as members of the People’s Republic of China’s military forces, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), while in the United States conducting research.  Three of these individuals have been arrested and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the fourth who ...

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President Trump Announces Cancellation of Republican National Convention in Florida

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, has been canceled out of an abundance of caution. “It’s time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida, component of the GOP convention,” the president said in a news conference. “We’ll be starting North Carolina for the Monday as has always been planned.” GOP delegates will go to North ...

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Midwestern GOP Governors Announce Mask Mandates

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine both issued statewide mask mandates Wednesday in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus throughout their states. The mandates from Holcomb and DeWine, both Republicans, were announced on Twitter Wednesday. The Indiana mandate will go into effect Monday, and will apply to everybody over eight years old. Face coverings will ...

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Devin Nunes Wants To Investigate Liberal Think Tank’s Role In Spreading Steele Dossier

Rep. Devin Nunes says he wants to find out what role the Brookings Institution played in handling the Steele dossier.  Evidence emerged this week in a British court case that former Brookings president Strobe Talbott obtained the dossier from Christopher Steele.  Nunes said that Brookings’ involvement in the matter is a “major part” of the story about the dossier. The ...

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Armed Chicago Children As Young As 10 Years Old Carjacked More Than A Dozen People: Police

A band of armed children allegedly committed 15 carjackings since late June in Chicago’s South Side and have yet to be caught, police said. The majority of the auto theft has taken place in the past week with six separate carjackings on Saturday alone, according to a Chicago Police bulletin that was provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation. Law ...

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‘Walking On Eggshells’: 62% Of Americans Are Afraid To Express Political Views, Survey Finds

Self-censorship is on the rise according to a new Cato Institute survey that reports nearly two-thirds of Americans are afraid to share their political views. A new CATO Institute/YouGov national survey found 62% of Americans say the political climate today prevents them from saying what they believe. This is up several points from 2017 when 58% of Americans said they were ...

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Third Soldier In a Month Found Dead Near Fort Hood

A soldier was found dead outside of Ford Hood Army base in Texas on Wednesday, marking the third time a soldier’s remains were discovered in a month, according to Army officials. Pvt. Mejhor Morta, 26, was found dead July 17 outside the Army base in the vicinity of the Stillhouse Hollow Lake, a reservoir that the U.S. Army Corps of ...

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Poll: Skepticism Amongst Americans Over Coronavirus Death Count Is Growing

Americans are becoming increasingly more skeptical about the reported coronavirus death count, a Tuesday poll suggests. Over 140,000 people have died from coronavirus in the United States as of July 20, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Axios-Ipsos poll released Tuesday shows 31% of Americans believe that the number of deaths is lower than what ...

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Most Americans Oppose Removing Confederate Statues, WaPo Poll Finds

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More than 50% of Americans oppose removing public statues dedicated to Confederate generals, according to a Washington Post/ABC poll published Monday. The poll showed 80% of Republicans and 56% of independents oppose removing such monuments, while 74% of Democrats support ridding the country of statues commemorating the Confederacy. Nearly 60% of white people oppose their removal, as do about half of ...

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33 Illegal Aliens Found in Box Trucks at Immigration Checkpoints

EDINBURG, Texas – Smugglers continue to use dangerous tactics during alien smuggling attempts. Yesterday afternoon, agents working at the Javier Vega Jr. Checkpoint referred a box truck to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patrol K9 alerted to the vehicle. At secondary, agents opened the cargo area and discovered 20 illegal aliens concealed inside. Moments later, agents at the ...

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Two Chinese Government Hackers Charged for Stealing Research Including COVID-19 Research

A federal grand jury in Spokane, Washington, returned an indictment earlier this month charging two hackers, both nationals and residents of the People’s Republic of China (China), with hacking into the computer systems of hundreds of victim companies, governments, non-governmental organizations, and individual dissidents, clergy, and democratic and human rights activists in the United States and abroad, including Hong Kong ...

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