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Karen Bass Pictured At Nation Of Islam Events, Wouldn’t Disavow Radical Group

California Rep. Karen Bass, a top contender to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s 2020 running mate, denied having ties to the Nation of Islam, despite photos and event appearances linking her to the group. Bass has appeared at events and has been photographed with top Nation of Islam official Tony Muhammad, who praised her as one of the ...

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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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Chicago Leaders Want To Cancel History Classes ‘Until A Suitable Alternative Can Be Found’

Chicago-area leaders urged the Illinois State Board of Education on Sunday to halt history classes that “unfairly” communicate history until an “alternative” can be found. Democratic state Rep. LaShawn Ford of Chicago said the current state history curriculum leads to a “racist society” and may cause “white privilege” before a Sunday press conference in Evanston in a release obtained by ...

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‘Catastrophic’ Consequences For Small Businesses If There Is No Relief Bill, CEOs Tell Congress

Over 100 executives called for immediate action to save small businesses, in an open letter published Monday. The letter said failure to pass an assistance package would result in significant economic consequences. The United States gross domestic product fell 32.9% on an annualized basis between April and June, the Department of Commerce reported. “By Labor Day, we foresee a wave ...

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DC Police Reveal Why They Arrested Teens Writing Pro-Life Messages In Chalk

The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department arrested two students Saturday morning for defacing property after they wrote pro-life messages in chalk, MPD told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Students for Life of America and the Frederick Douglass Foundation had planned to write the words “BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER” on the sidewalk outside an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. Saturday morning ...

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Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Frank Witek

A graphic says "Medal of Honor Monday" shows an Army Medal of Honor.

Medal of Honor recipients show extraordinary courage when facing down impossible situations. That was the case for Marine Corps Pfc. Frank Witek, who fought and died while liberating Guam from the Japanese during World War II. Witek was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Derby, Connecticut, but his family — including two sisters and three brothers — moved to Chicago when he was ...

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Trump On TikTok: ‘We’re Banning Them From The United States’

President Donald Trump said Friday night that he is going to ban the Chinese video streaming app TikTok through emergency economic powers or through an executive order, CNN reported. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters while aboard Air Force One, the report noted. “I have that authority,” he added. The president’s ...

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Three Individuals Charged for Alleged Roles in Twitter Hack

Three individuals have been charged today for their alleged roles in the Twitter hack that occurred on July 15, 2020. Mason Sheppard, aka “Chaewon,” 19, of Bognor Regis, in the United Kingdom, was charged in a criminal complaint in the Northern District of California with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and the intentional access of ...

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Bill Clinton Spokesman Says Former President ‘Never’ Went To Jeffrey Epstein’s Pedo Island, Despite Accuser’s Statement

Former President Bill Clinton said through a spokesman Friday that he “never” went to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s island in the Caribbean, Little St. James. Documents unsealed late Thursday night contain the statements of Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre, who told an attorney that the former president visited Epstein’s private island. Giuffre did not describe Clinton committing crimes, but she notes that ...

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‘What’s Bill Clinton Doing Here?’: Accuser Describes Bill Clinton’s Visit To Epstein’s Pedophile Island

Former President Bill Clinton visited with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein on his so-called pedophile island in the Caribbean, according to an accuser’s account in court documents unsealed Thursday night. The documents contain the testimony of Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre, who told an attorney that the former president visited Epstein’s private island, Little St. James, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, ...

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‘Sense of Urgency’ : Louisville And Other Cities Considering Declaration That Racism Is A Public Health Crisis

The city council and mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, held discussions on Wednesday about the possibility of declaring racism a public health crisis in the city. City officials met with Kendal Boyd, Chief Equity Officer, and T Gonzales, director of the Center for Health Equity, who jointly presented information and statistics about health, economic and social inequities experienced by communities of ...

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Trump Administration Recovers Taxpayer Cash On A $1 Billion Obama-Backed Solar Plant That Was Obsolete Before Ever Going Online

The Department of Energy reached a settlement Thursday to recover $200 million in taxpayer funds from a loan the Obama administration distributed in 2011 to finance a $1 billion solar power plant that was deemed obsolete before it could officially go online. The settlement between DOE and Tonopah Solar Energy must now be approved by a bankruptcy court, the Las ...

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Democrats Aim To Repeal Decades-Old Ban On Government-Funded Abortions Overseas

Democratic legislation proposed Wednesday takes aim at the Helms Amendment, a decades-old ban on using  U.S. aid to fund abortion programs overseas. Democratic Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky introduced the “Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act of 2020” Wednesday, which would repeal the Helms Amendment and “authorize the use of funds for comprehensive reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.” The ...

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Michael Flynn Case Continues As Appeals Court Sets Hearing On Whether To Dismiss Charges

The federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. agreed Thursday to rehear arguments to drop the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The decision nullifies a ruling that a three-judge panel on the appeals court handed down last month. The judges voted 2-1 on June 24 to order U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan to comply with the Justice ...

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Federal Agents Set To Deploy In Detroit, Cleveland, Milwaukee To Curb Rising Crime

Federal agents are set to deploy in Detroit, Cleveland and Milwaukee to as part of a program to assist local law enforcement amid rising crime, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Nearly 100 U.S. Marshals, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) personnel and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents will supplement local authorities in investigating and curbing violent incidents ...

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