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 2022-01-25 13:27 

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Ethics office says Reps. Marie Newman, Doug Lamborn may have broken federal law...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional ethics watchdog has concluded that U.S. Reps. Marie Newman of Illinois and Doug Lamborn of Colorado may have violated federal law, prompting reviews from the House Ethics Committee. Separate investigative reports fr...

 2022-01-25 13:10 

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Pfizer launches clinical trial of omicron-specific, COVID-19 vaccine...

Pfizer and BioNTech on Tuesday launched a clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine that targets omicron, the globally dominant variant. The study will include 1,420 people ages 18 to 55. Omicron's spread has been so fas...

 2022-01-25 13:02 

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GOP to vote on tougher penalties for coordinated shoplifting...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Republicans were set to vote on a bill that would create tougher penalties for coordinated shoplifting. The proposal comes in response to reports last year of gangs of shoplifters running rampant through high-end depart...

 2022-01-25 12:41 

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Only a quarter of Americans think their financial situation will improve in 2022: Poll...

Only a quarter of American voters think their family's financial situation will improve in 2022, a conservative group said Tuesday in a poll underscoring the challenge for Democrats in power as they try to scramble to fix crises before the midterm ele...

 2022-01-25 12:07 

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Putin backs China over 'politicization' of Beijing Olympics...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and China oppose "the politicization of sport and demonstrative boycotts" ahead of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in an address to his country's athletes. The U.S. is am...

 2022-01-25 11:47 

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Pfizer opens study of COVID-19 shots updated to match omicron...

Pfizer has begun a study comparing its original COVID-19 vaccine with doses specially tweaked to match the hugely contagious omicron variant. Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced the study on Tuesday. COVID-19 vaccine makers have been updating their ...

 2022-01-25 11:10 

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Ukraine urges calm, saying Russian invasion not imminent...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leaders sought to reassure the nation that a feared invasion from neighboring Russia was not imminent, even as they acknowledged the threat is real and prepared to accept a shipment of American military equipment T...

 2022-01-25 11:09 

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Jen Psaki -- Janitor Jen -- can't clean up Joe Biden's messes...

A new NBC poll found President Biden isn't just falling in favor with the American people, but that he's falling in favor so badly he needs a complete "reset" to show he can be competent. Wow. NBC. Moreover, it was Chuck Todd of MSNBC &mda...

 2022-01-25 10:21 

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London police investigating Downing Street lockdown parties...

LONDON (AP) — London police said Tuesday they were investigating Downing Street lockdown parties in 2020 to determine if U.K. government officials violated coronavirus restrictions, putting further pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Metro...

 2022-01-25 04:53 

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Prosecutors: Video will show 3 cops violated George Floyd's rights...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors played video from a police body camera Tuesday as witness testimony resumed at the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights as fell...

 2022-01-25 01:57 

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Planned Parenthood drops lawsuit against Lubbock's 'sanctuary city for unborn' ordinance...

Planned Parenthood has dropped its lawsuit against Lubbock over the Texas city's vote last year to ban abortions by declaring the municipality a "sanctuary city for the unborn." The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted Friday an unoppos...

 2022-01-25 01:17 

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State judge overturns New York mask mandate...

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A New York judge ruled Monday that the state's mask mandate can't be enforced, after it was reinstituted by Gov. Kathy Hochul over concerns about a winter surge of coronavirus cases. State Supreme Court Judge Thomas Rademaker...

 2022-01-24 23:59 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: U.S. should not get entangled...

I grieve for the Ukrainian people as Russia is poised for a likely invasion of Ukraine, but I believe President Biden is now contemplating what could turn into another tragic foreign entanglement of indefinite duration through the sending thousands of tro...

 2022-01-24 23:59 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Left is terrified of Trump...

Just like the numerous impeachments that were part of the overall coup to overthrow an American president, the intent of the "investigation" into Jan. 6, 2021, is to keep Donald Trump's name in the media as a bad man who must not be liked or f...

 2022-01-24 23:59 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: To take on China, first take on Russia...

While I agree with Mr. McKenna's recommendation not to get involved in the Russia-Ukraine dispute, I disagree with his analysis ("Why are we rushing to defend Ukraine?" Web, Jan. 22). Mr. McKenna correctly concludes that China is the existenti...

 2022-01-24 23:58 

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George Soros' DAs: Billionaire's cash helped elect two dozen district attorneys across U.S....

George Gascon, Kim Foxx and Larry Krasner get the lion's share of attention, but they're far from the only left-wing prosecutors whose campaigns were bankrolled by Democratic megadonor George Soros. A new report from the conservative Capital Resea...

 2022-01-24 23:46 

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Violent attacks against police officers on the rise in 2022...

A police officer has been shot nearly every day in 2022 as a growing wave of shootings and other attacks across the country have claimed the lives of four officers in less than a month. Through the first 24 days of the year, gunmen have opened fire on cop...

 2022-01-24 23:33 

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DHS encountered a record 2 million illegal immigrants on southern border in 2021...

Homeland Security recorded more than 2 million encounters with illegal immigrants at the southern border last year, shattering previous records, as the Biden administration relaxed the country's immigration policies. The department released final Dece...

 2022-01-24 23:23 

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Bipartisan group pressures Nancy Pelosi for movement on lawmaker stock deals...

More than two dozen House lawmakers are demanding that Speaker Nancy Pelosi allow legislation barring congressional stock trading to come up for a vote. The push to ban stock trading by members of Congress has gained bipartisan momentum since the onset of...

 2022-01-24 23:20 

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Biden snaps profanely at reporter over inflation as stocks swing wildly ahead of Fed meeting...

President Biden's frustration about inflation boiled over at the White House on Monday, on a day when the impact of record-high prices helped fuel jitters on Wall Street. As Mr. Biden was convening a meeting of his "competition council" to dis...

 2022-01-24 23:00 

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National security and welfare require protecting all critical infrastructures...

After being trapped for 26 hours in a snowstorm that shut down northern Virginia's Interstate 95, Sen. Tim Kaine properly summarized the entire situation as, "Probably a good infrastructure story. Generally, we're just not as big investors on ...

 2022-01-24 22:59 

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Joe Biden snaps at Peter Doocy: 'Stupid son of a bitch'...

President Biden lashed out Monday at a reporter, calling him a "stupid son of a bitch" for asking him about inflation. As reporters were moving out of a White House meeting focused on inflation, Fox News' Peter Doocy asked Mr. Biden, "Do y...

 2022-01-24 22:53 

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Putin bides time on Ukraine, banks on U.S., NATO divisions...

When it comes to Ukraine, time may be on Vladimir Putin's side. Foreign policy analysts say that the Russian president gains a strategic edge by dragging out the military standoff on Ukraine's doorstep, with the ultimate goal of exacerbating disag...

 2022-01-24 22:46 

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Expert panel to explore 'harm reduction' as an alternative public health strategy for governments...

Everyone loves a cure-all. From fighting drug addiction to climate change, governments tend to pursue a Holy Grail solution that will make it all go away. This rarely works, however, so perhaps it's time to focus on practical solutions that chip away ...

 2022-01-24 22:39 

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Government 'stimulus' didn't stimulate job growth...

We were promised job growth — after all, that was the main selling point for the March 2021 American Rescue Plan Act from President Biden and the congressional Democrats. Promise made — promise broken. In February 2021, the Congressional Budge...

 2022-01-24 22:20 

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Hakeem Jeffries gets tax break he sponsored, pays $213 property tax on NYC condo...

House Democratic Conference Chairman Hakeem Jeffries has been enjoying a tax break that cuts the property tax on his Brooklyn condo to $213 a year, according to newly revealed records. The congressman, who frequently calls for tax hikes to make the wealth...

 2022-01-24 22:13 

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Inside the Beltway: Peter Schweizer's 'scariest investigation'...

This brand new book arrives Tuesday, but the chatter is already abundant about Peter Schweizer, author of "Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win." The book is timely. "Schweizer says that, in a quarter-century as an invest...

 2022-01-24 21:44 

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Special grand jury approved in Georgia election probe...

ATLANTA — A request for a special grand jury by the Georgia prosecutor who's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others broke the law by trying to pressure Georgia officials to throw out Joe Biden's presidential election ...

 2022-01-24 21:41 

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McConnell deconstructs Biden...

The art of deconstructing an argument by refutation and holding a person accountable for previous statements that the person now contradicts was once an honored tradition. It has now mostly gone the way of other traditions in favor of sound bite statement...

 2022-01-24 21:35 

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Christian member of Finnish Parliament on trial for 'hate speech' on gays...

An evangelical Christian member of the Finnish Parliament went on trial in Helsinki Monday, accused of "hate speech" in connection with her comments and writings on homosexuality and for citing Biblical passages defining homosexual acts as sin. Dr...

 2022-01-24 21:27 

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Sheldon Silver dies at 77...

ALBANY, N.Y. — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, one of the most powerful figures in state government for two decades before his conviction on corruption charges, has died in federal custody. He was 77. Silver died Monday, a person fa...

 2022-01-24 20:40 

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Poll: 53.7% of U.S. voters want Fauci to stay despite Biden's unpopularity...

A poll released Monday finds that more than half of U.S. voters want Dr. Anthony Fauci to keep leading the government's COVID-19 response, despite President Biden's continued low approval ratings. The survey by the Trafalgar Group found that 53.7%...

 2022-01-24 20:40 

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Eric Adams, NYC mayor, unveils plan to tackle gun violence after police officer shootings...

New York Mayor Eric Adams on Monday announced a wide-ranging plan to combat gun violence after a violent 72 hours in the city that saw four police officers shot, including one fatally. "We are going to do a lot more than pray. We are going to turn our...

 2022-01-24 20:35 

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A criminal justice reform framework for conservatives...

Criminal justice reform is a subject often associated with the political left, but it doesn't need to be that way. In fact, there's a straightforward approach that can help bring more conservatives to the table while at the same time guiding discu...

 2022-01-24 20:31 

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Via votes and actions, Americans showing opposition to socialism, communism...

The world is divided into builders and destroyers, liberators and oppressors. The good news is that a destroyer can become a builder, and an oppressor can become a liberator. History is replete with examples. This past week, Boris Johnson, the U.K. prime ...

 2022-01-24 20:23 

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Feds launch website to claim part 2 of child tax credit: childtaxcredit.gov...

WASHINGTON — The federal government launched a revamped website Monday - the first day of tax filing season - to help people who were eligible for the expanded child tax credit under last year's pandemic relief bill claim the second half of the ...

 2022-01-24 20:19 

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Look! Over there! War in Ukraine!...

Speaking of "gun crimes," there is nothing in the world more dangerous than a gun in the hands of a desperate idiot with nothing to lose. Except, maybe, President Biden. Sure, he is a desperate idiot with the world's most powerful weapon in hi...

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