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July 23, 2021

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Trump friend Tom Barrack ordered released on $250 million bond, his SPAC pulls SEC registration, IPO plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Barrack, Executive Chairman and CEO, Colony Capital, participates in a panel discussion during the annual Milken Institute Global Conference at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 28, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Michael Kovac | Getty Images A federal......

California lawmaker quotes ‘Apocalypse Now’ while bulldozing Asian-run pot farms

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil A Republican congressman from California issued a series of videos this week against the emergence of marijuana greenhouses that have appeared in one county, including a video of him quoting the 1979 film “Apocalypse Now” while bulldozing......

Covid cases are rising again in all 50 states across U.S. as delta variant tightens its grip

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here After administering him with oxygen, County of Los Angeles paramedics load a potential Covid-19 patient in the ambulance before transporting him to a hospital in Hawthorne, California on December 29, 2020 as a family walks by. Apu Gomes | AFP......

The national eviction ban ends July 31. What to do if you’re at risk of eviction

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Protesters surround the Los Angeles Superior Court on August 21, 2020 to prevent an upcoming wave of evictions in the city. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Apply for rental assistance More than $45 billion in rental assistance has been allocated by Congress in the last two major stimulus packages, and you......

Alabama GOP governor says ‘start blaming the unvaccinated folks’ for rise in Covid cases

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Folks are supposed to have common sense. But it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down,” Ivey told reporters in Birmingham. Alabama is the least vaccinated......

Shontel Brown gaining ground against Nina Turner in Ohio: poll

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Manchester Democratic candidate for Ohio’s 11th congressional district Shontel Brown appears to be gaining ground on frontrunner Nina Turner in the race’s Democratic primary, according to a new poll.  Forty-one percent of likely primary voters backed Turner in......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Pelosi considers adding GOP voices to Jan. 6 panel

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Friday! TGIF! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver......

How federal laws protect child sex predators like Dr. Larry Nassar

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Last week’s report by the inspector general’s office confirms beyond a doubt that the FBI’s investigation of Dr. Larry Nassar fits squarely into the ever-growing paradigm of failures to prevent child sex abuse. These survivors, like those abused in......

Kamala Harris looks to turn the page as she zeroes-in on voting rights

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The vice president’s carefully crafted push to put voting rights center stage in the past two weeks includes speeches, meetings with activists and local leaders across the country, and calls to lawmakers on Capitol Hill to find a way......

CBS News analysis: Voting changes get mixed reviews; many voters of color worry restrictions make things harder

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Coming off a year of record turnout, we know most people are generally resistant to change, but what about some of the specific changes being debated in legislatures now, like voter ID, or what to do with mail ballot rules,......

US strikes Taliban and captured equipment in support of Afghan forces

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The military has retained the authority to carry out strikes in support of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) during the final stages of the withdrawal of US troops, but the pace of these strikes has decreased......

Biden’s drug czar nominee consulted for cannabis company last year, ethics disclosure shows

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Gupta, who was formally nominated to be the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy earlier this month, advised Holistic Industries — a multistate cannabis operator with processing facilities, dispensaries, and products like edibles and......

A fairy tale of what the prince prints

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Maureen Callahan Post columnist Maureen Callahan unveils an exclusive excerpt of Prince Harry’s sought-after new memoir thanks to an overworked French intern smuggling a manuscript page-by-page. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free......

Tennessee votes to remove bust of Confederate general, KKK Grand Wizard from Capitol

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams A Tennessee panel voted to remove a bust of Confederate General and Klu Klux Klan Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state Capitol, according to multiple reports. The vote comes months after the state’s Capitol and......

University of California approves multiyear tuition increase

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil University of California (UC) Board of Regents approved plans to increase tuition for the California university system starting in the fall of 2022. The plan would increase the tuition for both incoming undergraduates and transfer students, with......

Two shot outside of popular restaurants in DC, police still searching for suspects

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Two men were shot outside restaurants on 14th street in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening. The shooting occurred around 8:20 p.m. at the intersection of 14th Street and Riggs Street NW. Both victims were conscious and breathing when police arrived......

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