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July 23, 2021

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California announces rollout of chip-enabled debit cards to deter theft of unemployment benefits

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here California will strengthen the security of the debit cards it uses to issue unemployment insurance and other benefits following a wave of fraud, according to an announcement from the state’s Employment Development Department. The state agency plans to work with......

Chinese prosecutor, ex-NYPD cop charged with stalking, harassing U.S. residents on behalf of China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Chinese soldier stands guard in front of Tiananmen Gate outside the Forbidden City in Beijing. Getty Images A prosecutor from China, a former New York City Police Department detective sergeant and seven other people were indicted Thursday on charges......

Facing high unemployment rates, these formerly incarcerated people are turning to entrepreneurship

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here When Lawrence Carpenter was released from prison in 2001, he was determined to make a better life for himself and his family. Yet he knew that having a criminal record would make it tough to find a job. “I shouldn’t......

NYC Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams wants to curb gun violence across New York and the U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York City’s Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams told CNBC that dealing with the uptick in gun violence across the U.S. means addressing the nation’s handgun crisis.  “We have ignored the hand gun crisis that is predominantly in black, brown,......

Man busted in 2020 Twitter hack, bitcoin scam of Biden, Obama, Musk, Buffett accounts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images A British man was arrested Wednesday in Spain in connection with the 2020 hack of Twitter accounts belonging to Apple, President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, Tesla chief Elon Musk, Warren Buffett,......

Losing battle for NYC streets: Goodwin

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Michael Goodwin Thanks to progressives handcuffing law enforcement, sex workers and illegal vendors have run rampant across NYC’s five boroughs, The Post’s Michael Goodwin writes. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock......

Senate unanimously passes bill to strengthen crime victims fund

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney The Senate voted 100-0 on Tuesday to strengthen and provide a new revenue source for the Crime Victims Fund, which was established in 1984 and provides grants for victim services. The bill already passed the House in March and......

Tom Barrack charged with illegally lobbying then-President Trump on behalf of UAE

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Barrack, chairman and chief executive officer of Colony Capital Inc., gestures while speaking during the closing reception at the Milken Institute Japan Symposium in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, March 25, 2019. The conference brings together business leaders and government......

McCarthy taps Jim Jordan, 4 other House Republicans to serve on Jan. 6 committee to probe pro-Trump riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on February 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson | Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday picked five House Republicans to......

Florida man gets 8 months in prison in first felony sentence from Capitol riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this image from U.S. Capitol Police video, Paul Allard Hodgkins, 38, of Tampa, Fla., stands in the well on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. U.S. Capitol Police via AP......

Trump says of Capitol rioters who sought to overturn Biden’s win: ‘What I wanted is what they wanted’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trump supporters near the U.S Capitol, on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Shay Horse | NurPhoto | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump told reporters he wanted the same thing that members of the mob during the violent Jan.......

NY’s Clean Slate bill takes second chances too far

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Post Editorial Board A hundred-plus labor unions, civil-rights groups and legal-aid outfits are calling on the Legislature to force businesses and landlords to do the latter, demanding that lawmakers reconvene to pass the Clean Slate bill. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Brazen kidnapping attempt thwarted by mother’s quick reaction

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Brazen kidnapping attempt thwarted by mother’s quick reaction – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A mother thwarted a brazen attempt to kidnap her 5-year-old son in Queens, New York when she pulled her son out of the kidnappers’ vehicle.......

Matt Gaetz’s campaign paid $20,000 to Trump crony Roger Stone’s company, which the DOJ is suing

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz’s campaign committee paid at least $20,000 to a company that the Department of Justice alleges has been used by GOP political operative Roger Stone and his wife to avoid paying taxes, campaign finance reports showed.......

How criminals siphoned off unemployment payments directly from recipients’ accounts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vanessa Rivera (left), Azuri Moon (center), Candace Koole (right) all say their unemployment insurance was stolen from their accounts. Source: CNBC As millions of Americans received unemployment payments to get through the crisis, scammers developed a new way to steal......

Biden says U.S. is not sending troops to Haiti after assassination of nation’s president

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here FBI agents assisting in the investigation of the assassination of President Jovenel Moise leave his residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 15, 2021. RICARDO ARDUENGO | REUTERS President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. has no plans to send troops......

Eric Adams is New York’s only leader serious about gun violence

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Post Editorial Board Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams continues to expose the fecklessness of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio when it comes to surging crime, even if he is (mostly) polite about it. Seeking to bask in Adams’ glow, the gov invited him to a press conference......

Former executives of delisted FTE Networks criminally charged with securities fraud conspiracy, sued by SEC

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SEC report on FTE Networks Management Team: Michael Palleschi as CEO and Chairman of the Board and David Lethem, CFO. Source: SEC The former top executives of FTE Networks, a telecommunications company that was delisted last year on the New......

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