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Kanye West Seeks Donations, Takes Stands on 2020 Presidential Issues

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Kanye West wants you to donate to his campaign so he can become the 46th POTUS, and he’s making the pitch by laying out his positions on various issues, and one thing’s clear … he’s playing to both Democrats and Republicans. Ye, who calls his platform, “Creating a Culture of......
CBS US News

U.S. engine plant employees claim workplace is rife with COVID-19 safety issues

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A U.S. engine manufacturer is at the center of a CBS News investigation after some employees allege the company was not taking proper safety precautions against the coronavirus, including not telling workers a colleague “passed out on the job”......
CNBC Business

City in China’s Inner Mongolia issues warning after bubonic plague patient dies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning after a patient who had bubonic plague died of multiple organ failure, state media reported on Saturday. Cases of plague are not uncommon in China, although......
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Trump issues executive orders banning U.S. transactions with WeChat and TikTok in 45 days

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump on Thursday issued executive orders banning any U.S. transactions with Chinese tech firms Tencent, which owns the messaging service WeChat, and ByteDance that owns the popular short-video-sharing app TikTok. The ban will take effect in 45 days.  WeChat......
CNBC Business

Barack Obama issues his first round of 2020 endorsements

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. President Barack Obama Sean Gallup | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama released his first slate of 2020 candidate endorsements on Monday, putting his considerable political weight behind 118 candidates up and down the ballot in......
TMZ.com

Tekashi 6ix9ine Releases New Video Upon Release, No Major Legal Issues

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Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com 1:14 PM PT — Welp, that was fast. The video Tekashi was filming JUST THIS MORNING is already up out in the ether — as in, it’s up on YouTube mere hours after shooting it. The song’s called “PUNANI” and it features T69 and a......
CNBC Business

Hong Kong issues arrest warrant for U.S. citizen under new national security law

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A U.S. citizen is among six pro-democracy activists to have arrest warrants issued for them by Hong Kong police for suspected violations under a new national security law, Chinese state media reported late Friday. , the managing director of the D.C.-based......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Manfred’s Bluff to End Season Further Exposes MLB’s Issues

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTY4MDI3NjgzOTgzMjA1NjQ5/commissioner-rob-manfred-listed-las-vegas-and-portland-among-six-potential-expansion-locations—image.jpg Matt Martell For the first time since Pandemic Baseball began, it appeared Rob Manfred was finally taking seriously the perilous state of his sport. Hours after Friday’s Cardinals-Brewers game was postponed because two St. Louis players had tested positive for COVID-19, Manfred reportedly told Tony Clark, the head of......
New York Times - Politics

Army Officer Who Clashed With Trump Vows to Speak Out on Security Issues

New York Times
An Army officer who was a key witness during the impeachment inquiry into President Trump last year and later retired after what he called a campaign of bullying and intimidation by the president and his allies, sharply criticized the administration on Saturday and said he would use his new civilian......
ESPN

Racing Point had no issues with Perez’s Mexico trip

ESPN
Racing Point F1 boss Otmar Szafnauer insists the team had no issue with the two-day trip Sergio Perez took to Mexico before the positive COVID test that sidelined him for the British Grand Prix. Racing Point has called on Nico Hulkenberg to replace Perez this weekend after the Mexican driver......
BBC Entertainment

Ellen apologises to staff over workplace ‘issues’

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ellen’s tagline on the show is ‘Be Kind’ Several staff will be replaced on Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime chat show after an investigation uncovered “deficiencies” in “the show’s day-to-day management”. The inquiry was prompted by a widely-circulated story on Buzzfeed news, in which employees made......
Politico.com

In Lewis eulogy, Obama issues forceful call to action on voting rights, racial equality

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “It is a great honor to be back in Ebenezer Baptist Church in the pulpit of its greatest pastor, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to pay my respects to perhaps his finest disciple, an American whose faith was tested again......
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‘Now it is your turn’: John Lewis issues call to action in posthumous op-ed

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Millions of people motivated simply by human compassion laid down the burdens of division. Around the country and the world you set aside race, class, age, language and nationality to demand respect for human dignity.” Lewis explained that the ongoing......
New York Times - Politics

Barr to Testify on Protest Response, Mueller Inquiry and Other Issues

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr will travel to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for his first congressional testimony in more than a year, and lawmakers are prepared to press for explanations on the federal response to nationwide protests of police killings of Black Americans and the handling of criminal......
NPR

Trump And COVID-19, Universities Reopening Plans, Federal Agent Legal Issues : Up First

NPR
NPR With cases up and approval ratings down, Trump changes course on the pandemic. Meanwhile, many universities are revising their pandemic opening plans as well. And finally, are federal agents in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere acting legally? NPR – Click for more...
TMZ.com

Nick Cannon Issues Apology to ‘Jewish Sisters and Brothers’

TMZ
Breaking News Nick Cannon says his eyes have been opened to the horribly anti-Semitic things he said things, and he’s offering an apology — one that might have saved his ‘Masked Singer’ gig. 24 hours after Viacom cut all ties with Nick for anti-Semitic remarks he made on his podcast,......

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