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 2021-10-19 18:10 

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To catch a zebra, Maryland officials decide to use more zebras...

A group of zebras in Maryland are about to earn their stripes by helping officials find two of their own that escaped from a local wildlife center, according to the Prince George's County Department of the Environment....

 2021-10-19 18:00 

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North Carolina judge considering additional action in school funding case...

A North Carolina judge is considering injunctions, fines and other penalties if the General Assembly does not comply with the court-ordered plan to fund the state's schools....

 2021-10-19 17:33 

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Ted Cruz proposes moving migrant points of entry to Democratic 'fancy enclaves'...

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced a bill that would create processing centers for the surge of migrants at the southern border in wealthy Democratic strongholds....

 2021-10-19 17:30 

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Katie Couric defends decision to edit RBG remarks...

Katie Couric defended her decision to edit out remarks by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg during Couric's Tuesday appearance on the Today Show....

 2021-10-19 17:30 

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Goodbye, Kanye West: Rapper changes name to Ye...

Kanye West, the Grammy award-winning artist and failed 2020 presidential candidate, officially changed his name to Ye, according to a Monday ruling by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge....

 2021-10-19 17:28 

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Democrats to announce narrowing IRS bank reporting proposal to $10,000 transactions...

Democrats under pressure from the GOP and the banking industry have agreed to raise the cap to $10,000 on a proposal that all bank transactions of more than $600 be reported to the IRS....

 2021-10-19 17:17 

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Plane crashes near Houston without serious reported injuries...

A private plane carrying as many as 21 people crashed in a field outside of Houston, Texas, with only one person sent to the hospital for injuries, officials said Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 17:16 

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On Capitol riot, congressional overreach could save Trump privilege claims...

Former President Donald Trump will likely fail in most of his executive privilege claims against a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but the committee's overreach could result in an unfortunately protracted court battle....

 2021-10-19 17:05 

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Nazi-stolen Van Gogh painting expected to sell for more than $30 million...

A Vincent Van Gogh watercolor painting of a harvest scene that had been taken into possession by the Nazis is slated to be sold at an auction house in November....

 2021-10-19 17:00 

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New website compiles Missouri school test scores, annual student improvement...

Parents and taxpayers can now review Missouri school and district data to evaluate a wide range of performance indicators, including whether students are improving year over year....

 2021-10-19 16:47 

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Record 100 ships waiting offshore at LA ports with cargo...

The logjam of cargo, container, and tanker ships trying to access Long Beach and Los Angeles ports has hit a record of 100 vessels as of Monday evening. Another 45 are expected to arrive in the next three days....

 2021-10-19 16:45 

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Transgender Biden administration health official to be sworn in as four-star admiral...

A top health appointee of President Joe Biden is slated to become the first transgender four-star admiral, the administration said Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 16:15 

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Daily on Energy: Democrats shoot down carbon tax backup plan...

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 2021-10-19 16:12 

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JPMorgan issues falling projections for iPhone sales as Apple battles supply crisis...

JPMorgan cut its forecast for Apple Inc's projected sales of the iPhone during the holiday quarter following a series of factory closures in Asia and a global chip shortage, according to a new report released Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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Inhofe urges Defense Department to reverse COVID-19 vaccine mandate...

Sen. Jim Inhofe, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is urging the Department of Defense to scrap its vaccine mandate....

 2021-10-19 16:00 

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New Mexico extends mask mandate into November...

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham again has extended New Mexico's statewide mask mandate....

 2021-10-19 15:55 

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Fortenberry says he expects to be indicted in campaign finance probe...

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said he anticipates that the federal government will charge him with lying to the FBI in the course of its investigation into campaign contributions from a Nigerian billionaire....

 2021-10-19 15:41 

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FBI raids DC home of Putin-allied Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska...

A mansion in Washington, D.C., belonging to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska is being raided by the FBI, the agency confirmed Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 15:34 

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Southwest backs off plan to place unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave in December...

Southwest Airlines has reversed course on a plan to put all unvaccinated staff on unpaid leave in early December....

 2021-10-19 15:31 

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College students: Whites need to be 're-educated' on race, 59% back CRT...

Most college students, including a majority of white students, believe that racism is so rooted in America that whites need to be "re-educated"; on the issue, and one way is through the forced teaching of critical race theory....

 2021-10-19 15:28 

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New York Democratic leader apologizes for comparing mayoral candidate to KKK leader...

The head of the New York State Democratic Party apologized on Monday for comparing a mayoral candidate in Buffalo to David Duke, the former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan....

 2021-10-19 15:24 

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'Shoot me': Florida teen killed by police after brandishing fake 'military-style rifle'...

A suspect in Florida who was killed Saturday for waving a...

 2021-10-19 15:11 

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Massive woman's head sculpture in Jersey City shushes toward lower Manhattan...

In a growing neighborhood of Jersey City across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan, there's a newcomer who just wants a little quiet....

 2021-10-19 15:09 

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Capitol Police officer pleads not guilty to Jan. 6 obstruction of justice charges...

A U.S. Capitol Police officer charged with attempting to help a rioter after the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol pleaded not guilty in a federal court appearance on Tuesday in Washington....

 2021-10-19 15:04 

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Statue of Thomas Jefferson to be removed from New York City Council chambers...

The New York City Public Design Commission voted unanimously Monday to remove a statue of former President Thomas Jefferson from the New York City Council chambers, according to a report....

 2021-10-19 15:00 

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Illinois drivers among the best in the country...

A new study ranks Illinois drivers among the best in the nation....

 2021-10-19 14:43 

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Trump attacks 'classic RINO' Colin Powell one day after his death...

Former President Donald Trump criticized the late Colin Powell on Tuesday for his role in launching the Iraq War and being a...

 2021-10-19 14:41 

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Biden administration secretly flying underage migrants into New York at night: Report...

Planes full of underage migrants are being secretly flown into suburban areas of New York by the Biden administration in an effort to resettle the massive influx of people coming from the southern border, a new report says....

 2021-10-19 14:33 

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Byron York's Daily Memo: Another progressive dream not gonna happen...

Welcome to Byron York's Daily Memo newsletter....

 2021-10-19 14:32 

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AOC targets fellow Democrat Sinema in fundraising email...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took aim at Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in a fundraising email, accusing her fellow Democrat of putting "corporate lobbyists over people."...

 2021-10-19 14:27 

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Defense contractor charged with bribing and defrauding US Navy...

A defense contractor was charged for his role in a scheme to bribe and defraud the U.S. Navy using fraudulent invoices, according to a statement from the Department of Justice....

 2021-10-19 14:14 

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Capitol Police uses memory of Jan. 6 attack to inspire recruits: Video...

The United States Capitol Police released a recruitment video Tuesday highlighting the events of Jan. 6 and calling on people to serve their country as officers, according to the video....

 2021-10-19 14:10 

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Kidnappers demand $17 million ransom for release of American, Canadian hostages in Haiti...

The group that kidnapped 17 American and Canadian missionaries in Haiti has asked for more than $17 million in ransom payments....

 2021-10-19 14:04 

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State Department watchdog launches investigation of botched Afghanistan pullout...

The State Department's inspector general has begun a series of investigations into the chaotic conclusion of diplomatic operations in Afghanistan....

 2021-10-19 14:00 

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Lawsuit challenges union dues schemes in Illinois...

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a petition from some Illinois teaches seeking to end "escape period" schemes that kept them from cutting off union dues....

 2021-10-19 13:57 

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Biden's 'fundamental' economic changes are fundamental failures...

In a press briefing last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki went to great lengths to explain that the Democrats' reconciliation spending bill is not merely geared toward improving unemployment or sparking economic growth — the goal is t...

 2021-10-19 13:11 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Steps Up National America First Strategy...

Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene this week is taking steps to build on her campaign to be a national voice for the America First movement, influence the 2022 elections and nudge the GOP congressional caucus to the right....

 2021-10-19 13:07 

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FDA expected to approve mixing and matching COVID-19 booster shots...

The Food and Drug Administration is predicted to announce approval for mixing and matching COVID-19 booster shots, according to the results of a recent study....

 2021-10-19 13:00 

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Tennessee special session begins with introduction of $884M in Ford project spending proposal...

Tennessee's special session regarding $884 million in spending for the creation of Ford Motor Company's Blue Oval City at the megasite outside of Memphis began Monday with the introduction of two bills for to the $5.6 billion project....

 2021-10-19 13:00 

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The Russian state is based on deception...

It is common knowledge that Russia is the major source of anti-Western disinformation. Less understood is that Russian citizens are the primary victims of the regime's deceptions....

 2021-10-19 12:00 

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Regulators blow the rapid antigen test opportunity...

Whether it was flip-flops on the effectiveness of masks, seemingly inane restrictions on certain activities, or crass politicization of the use of ineffective drugs, the past 20 months have provided numerous reasons to question what we were told. Signific...

 2021-10-19 11:10 

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Colin Powell's legacy includes a few media-driven myths...

FOUR COLIN POWELL MYTHS: Much has been written and said over the past day as we learned of the death of former Joint Chiefs Chairman and Secretary of State retired Gen. Colin Powell at age 84 from complications of COVID-19. Powell's place in history i...

 2021-10-19 11:00 

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Democrats' Medicare expansion trick won't be a treat...

Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, indicated that one provision of Congress's massive spending bill was...

 2021-10-19 11:00 

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DeSantis' critics fall silent as Florida's COVID-19 cases drop...

Florida's COVID-19 response has been described as reckless, dangerous, and anti-science....

 2021-10-19 11:00 

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Democrat DC 'chitty-chat' ties McAuliffe's hands in Virginia governor race...

Democratic infighting and gridlock in Congress over infrastructure and sweeping social programs could be partly to blame for the current state of Virginia's gubernatorial race, which is a toss-up despite President Joe Biden winning the state by 10 poi...

 2021-10-19 11:00 

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Further setbacks could cement voter disenchantment with Biden...

President Joe Biden likes to cite American resilience in his stump speeches, but disappointments regarding key campaign pledges may test voter patience in next year's midterm elections....

 2021-10-19 10:00 

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Why are regulators targeting Amazon's brand products?...

Perhaps sometimes the justifications that politicians put forward for their regulatory actions are not entirely honest?...

 2021-10-19 10:00 

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Harris tests her appeal to black churches — and limits of IRS rules...

Vice President Kamala Harris is readying an early test of her abilities to rouse voters in the 2022 midterm elections as she works to pull Democratic former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe across the finish line in a closely contested gubernatorial race thi...

 2021-10-19 04:00 

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Biden's AWOL administration...

President Joe Biden's administration faces crises of its own making at the southern border, at the nation's ports, in Afghanistan, with inflation, and in public health....

 2021-10-19 04:00 

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Expanded child tax credit contains almost no tax cuts...

Democrats' rhetoric about their expansions of the child tax credit increasingly insists that these new benefits amount to "tax cuts" for middle-class families. As one article recently put it: "In speeches, internal memos, and campaign-styl...

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