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 2021-09-17 00:17 

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McAuliffe, Youngkin pledge 'absolutely' to recognize election results upon state certification...

Both candidates for Virginia governor promised to recognize the results of the election if his opponent is declared the victor of the November election. Democratic nominee and former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin were b...

 2021-09-17 00:05 

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Terry McAuliffe, Glenn Youngkin trade 'anti-vaxx' attacks in first Virginia governor debate...

The first Virginia gubernatorial debate began with spats between Democratic nominee and former Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his GOP opponent Glenn Youngkin over who is more pro-vaccine. The two candidates accused one another Thursday evening of being "ant...

 2021-09-16 23:30 

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Nancy Pelosi: 'What's His Name' Donald Trump will lose again if he runs in 2024...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a British audience that if "What's His Name" runs for president in 2024, he'll go down in history for all the wrong reasons. In a visit to Britain for a meeting of G7 nations' legislative leaders, Mrs. P...

 2021-09-16 23:22 

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Biden's 'long overdue' tax hikes span from Wall Street to Main Street, from superwealthy to smokers...

President Biden's plan for higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy to pay for his $3.5 trillion social welfare expansion so far includes 40 new taxes. The menu of hikes ranges from doubling the federal tobacco tax to more than $2 per pack to boos...

 2021-09-16 23:14 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: What a puppet to pick...

Biden's beady-eyed facial sneer looks more like Walter, the puppet character of comedian Jeff Dunham, every day. It's fitting, as we all know Biden is merely a puppet for his handlers Klain, Rice, Obama and Soros. Of course, the White House puppet...

 2021-09-16 23:14 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 'Confidence' in Milley is worthless...

The politicalization of America's military has been evident for decades, but the latest revelation, that Gen. Mark A. Milley had been secretly talking to his Chinese counterpart of his concerns over his then commander in chief (Donald Trump) is an imm...

 2021-09-16 22:58 

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Migrants camped under Del Rio, Texas bridge double to more than 9,000 people...

The mass of migrants camped out underneath a bridge in Texas swelled to more than 9,000 Thursday as the Biden administration struggled to control a new hotspot testing its ability to manage the border. One law enforcement source said there were about 4,50...

 2021-09-16 22:49 

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Democrats' push for $50,000-per-year journalist tax credit sparks GOP 'media collusion' accusations...

Democratic efforts to include a special $50,000-per-year journalist tax break within President Biden's $3.5 trillion spending package have sparked accusations of "media collusion." Sen. Ron Johnson argued the tax credit would create an imprope...

 2021-09-16 22:40 

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George Allen: Glenn Youngkin win over Terry McAuliffe would require focus on economic issues...

Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin's path to victory over former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia gubernatorial race could come down to grocery bills, according to one of the more iconic figures of the state GOP's politics. Former Sen. George A...

 2021-09-16 22:37 

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Stan Cliburn climbing into record books a game at a time...

When Stan Cliburn was a 21-year-old kid from Jackson, Mississippi, playing Class A ball in the California League, he faced a team managed by a man named Stan Wasiak, who had been managing since 1950 and had 2,000 wins on his resume. Cliburn marveled at th...

 2021-09-16 22:34 

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Beijing calls new U.S.-U.K.-Australian alliance 'irresponsible'...

China's communist government served up relatively mild criticism Thursday of the announced tripartite security pact between the United States, Australia and Britain. President Biden unveiled the new alliance, dubbed "AUKUS," for Australia, the...

 2021-09-16 22:22 

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Biden prepares to host historic 'Quad' summit at White House...

President Biden is preparing to host the first-ever in-person summit of leaders from the so-called "Quad" countries — the U.S., India, Japan and Australia — in a sign of growing momentum behind what began as a Trump-era push to rally A...

 2021-09-16 21:21 

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Inside the Beltway; Biden paving the way for Trump's return...

The press has been brimming with negative news about President Biden — dwindling approval ratings, tepid poll numbers, rickety policy and unfortunate public gaffes. This trend could easily compromise Mr. Biden's prime directive, some say. "S...

 2021-09-16 20:56 

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France cancels Washington gala over U.S.-Australia submarine deal...

French diplomats on Thursday canceled a gala at their Washington embassy to celebrate its close ties with the U.S., the latest snub over President Biden's decision to cut a $90 billion nuclear submarine deal with Australia. The U.S. deal prompted Aust...

 2021-09-16 20:55 

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Biden's repeated coughs are not a concern, Psaki says...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday sought to reassure Americans after President Biden coughed repeatedly at three public events this week. "I don't think it's an issue of concern," she said. Mr. Biden coughed frequently &mda...

 2021-09-16 20:16 

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Moderna, Pfizer reveal data in favor of COVID-19 booster shots...

Moderna announced on Wednesday new data supporting COVID-19 booster shots, noting a higher risk of breakthrough infections and observed waning immunity among people who received their first vaccine dose earlier. In a trial called COVE, there were 88 break...

 2021-09-16 20:14 

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DOJ to review screening of grant recipients for 'illegal discrimination'...

The Biden Justice Department is launching a review of how it ensures the grants it gives to law enforcement agencies and other organizations are not used to fund "illegal discrimination." Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta on Wednesday announ...

 2021-09-16 20:13 

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California Democrats seek to tighten 'flawed' recall system after Newsom avoids ouster...

For California Democrats, one of the lessons from the failed recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom is that the state should make it tougher to recall governors. Democratic state Sen. Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Marc Berman announced Wednesday they plan to hold ...

 2021-09-16 19:36 

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Lawyer: Arizona Senate's 2020 election review out next week...

PHOENIX (AP) An attorney representing the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate told a judge Thursday that the long-delayed review of 2020 election results in the state's most populous county will be released next week. The results of the so-called aud...

 2021-09-16 19:33 

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Lawsuit: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick abused man in 1980s...

Three sex abuse lawsuits filed against a New Jersey diocese and announced Thursday include claims that defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a young man in the 1980s. The lawsuit accuses McCarrick of sexual battery against the man, who was in his l...

 2021-09-16 19:29 

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Fed reviews ethics policies after prolific trading uncovered...

WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve is reviewing the ethics policies that govern the financial holdings and activities of its senior officials in the wake of recent disclosures that two regional Fed presidents engaged in extensive trading last year. Rober...

 2021-09-16 19:09 

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DHS must stop using pandemic to expel border migrants, judge rules...

A federal judge issued an injunction Thursday blocking the government's use of pandemic powers to immediately expel illegal immigrants who jump the border, dealing a severe blow to President Biden's hopes of stemming the border surge. Judge Emmet ...

 2021-09-16 18:44 

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Biden calls for massive tax hikes on wealthy to pay for spending plan...

President Biden on Thursday called for raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations to boost a sagging economy plagued by rising inflation and slow hiring. Mr. Biden said the nation's economy has reached "an inflection point" where the wealth...

 2021-09-16 18:30 

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Norm Macdonald refused to pander to powerful socialist planners...

The whole problem with socialism is that it's like sharing a banana with a gorilla. You never get a bite of the banana. And you will probably get mauled anyway. Young, socialist sensation Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got herself elected to Congress on the...

 2021-09-16 18:00 

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Republicans howl as Biden administration reignites gray wolf dogfight...

Western Republicans accused the Biden administration Thursday of caving to environmentalists over its decision to revisit the 2020 delisting of the gray wolf, hailed as one of the greatest endangered species accomplishments in U.S. history. The Fish and W...

 2021-09-16 17:46 

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Cancel culture hits hardest at nation's highest-ranked colleges...

Over the past six years, one of the worst places to be, in terms of getting targeted, punished or canceled for what you say, has been on campus at an elite American college. A recent survey by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) found...

 2021-09-16 17:46 

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Liberal groups prod Dems to raise taxes to pay for racial justice agenda...

The NAACP and 27 other liberal groups on Thursday warned Democratic leaders not to back off of plans for higher taxes because higher taxes would improve racial justice. The groups, which included the Movement for Black Lives and the National Immigration L...

 2021-09-16 17:30 

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Iran angling for invite to Chinese-led security pact after years of waiting...

Iran looks likely to get a long-delayed invitation to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization when leaders of the 20-year-old Chinese-led security forum meet over the next two days in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The expected invitation would be a coup for ne...

 2021-09-16 17:11 

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Cato Institute demand domestic investigation records in lawsuit against FBI, DOJ...

The libertarian Cato Institute sued the FBI and Department of Justice on Thursday, vowing to unearth records about whether and when the FBI has overstepped its bounds in targeting and investigating American citizens. The battle is unfolding amid concerns ...

 2021-09-16 17:10 

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Meat industry has a beef with Biden: Stop scapegoating us...

An industry trade group has accused the Biden administration of scapegoating the nation's meat producers instead of addressing what it says are the real reasons the price of beef has risen. In a letter sent late Wednesday to Agriculture Secretary Tom ...

 2021-09-16 17:08 

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Biden careful not to play favorites but Pfizer enjoys some 'comparative advantage' in mandate era...

The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech was the first to reach American arms and it accounts for over half of the 380 million doses administered in the U.S. so far. It enjoys another advantage as the nation hurtles into a period in which workers mus...

 2021-09-16 17:02 

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CIA director allays Sen. Marco Rubio's TikTok fears...

CIA Director William Burns on Thursday eased Sen. Marco Rubio's fears that the spy agency would establish a presence on TikTok, a social media platform tied to the Chinese Communist Party. In a letter to the Florida senator, Mr. Burns thanked the top ...

 2021-09-16 17:00 

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GOP investigators say border-surge spending is sapping money from COVID-19 fight...

The Biden administration's move to siphon money away from health programs to finance housing for the record number of illegal immigrant juveniles is putting a dent in the effort against COVID-19, the top Republican investigator in the House charged Th...

 2021-09-16 16:34 

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Future of Lake Tahoe clarity in question as wildfires worsen...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe's clear blue waters. The evacuation order for thousands to flee their homes has...

 2021-09-16 16:20 

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Partisan feud erupts over GOP subpoenas of 2020 presidential election records...

A partisan battle is brewing in Pennsylvania over Republican plans to subpoena voting records in a probe of the 2020 presidential election — records that would include driver licenses, birth dates and the last four digits of Social Security numbers ...

 2021-09-16 15:58 

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Viability, medical advancements loom in legal battles over abortion...

Viability — the period when a fetus can survive outside the mother's womb — has become a key factor in efforts to restrict abortion, with pro-life advocates and politicos citing medical advancements that have allowed premature babies to su...

 2021-09-16 15:53 

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Small business advocate Alfredo Ortiz warns 'misery index' about to get much worse...

As a former small business owner, Alfredo Ortiz is sure of one thing: There's no sense waiting around for help from the Chamber of Commerce. "The Chamber of Commerce doesn't represent small businesses, it just doesn't," he said. "W...

 2021-09-16 15:49 

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Gabby Petito, Brian Laundrie argued before her disappearance, police video shows...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police video shows a Florida woman who disappeared during a cross-country journey in a converted camper van had an emotional fight with her boyfriend in a Utah tourist town before she vanished. The video released by the Moab Po...

 2021-09-16 15:47 

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Supreme Court hits lowest approval rating in nearly two decades: Poll...

The Supreme Court hit its lowest approval rating among registered voters in a Quinnipiac University poll published this week, after justices refused to block a Texas ban on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Fifty percent of registered voters g...

 2021-09-16 15:44 

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'Doormats' for Pelosi: Vulnerable Democrats under fire over proposed tax hikes...

Vulnerable House Democrats are already being targeted over the massive tax hikes Speaker Nancy Pelosi is backing to pay for President Biden's $3.5 trillion social welfare package. The National Republican Campaign Committee launched a five-figure ad ca...

 2021-09-16 15:44 

Washington Times

Crunch time for Biden's booster plan as key health panels convene...

Scientists are divided on whether the general population needs booster shots for their COVID-19 vacations, leaving President Biden's push for a third dose in limbo. But now it is crunch time for key federal advisers and agencies, who will render a ver...

 2021-09-16 15:32 

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Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News Corp...

LONDON (AP) — British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia, the company said Thursday. News Corp executive chair Rupert Murdoch said Morgan, 56, is "the...

 2021-09-16 15:21 

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Fence, cameras installed around U.S. Capitol ahead of 'Justice for J6' rally...

The U.S. Capitol is again surrounded by a fence, surveillance cameras have been installed, and the National Guard has been asked to be on standby as police in Washington prepare for the "Justice for J6" rally this weekend. "The United States C...

 2021-09-16 14:57 

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Maryland marks 10K deaths from COVID-19...

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan directed flags in Maryland to fly at half-staff on Thursday in remembrance of more than 10,000 state residents who have died from COVID-19. The state reported Thursday morning that 21 more Maryland residents have died fr...

 2021-09-16 14:56 

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House lawmakers seek to ensure continuity of government amid disaster...

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers on Thursday called for creating a system or agency that would ensure the continuity of government's legislative, executive and judicial branches in the event of a catastrophe. In a letter to House and Senate leade...

 2021-09-16 14:45 

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Senate bill would black-flag EPA raids, fines on auto racing shops...

A bipartisan group of senators has revived an effort to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency from raiding auto racing shops and imposing heavy fines on enthusiasts who modify amateur race cars. The "Recognizing Protection of Motorsports Act"...

 2021-09-16 14:06 

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Nicki Minaj didn't get White House invite, offered call on COVID vaccines instead, says Biden admin...

The White House is denying that it has invited rapper Nicki Minaj to Washington to discuss her negative online comments on the COVID-19 vaccine, despite the singer boasting about such a proposition on Twitter. Rumors spread after Ms. Minaj tweeted that sh...

 2021-09-16 13:16 

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Taxes, economy loom large for Glenn Youngkin in Virginia governor's race...

Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin's path to victory over former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia gubernatorial race could come down to grocery bills, according to one of the more iconic figures of the state's GOP politics. Former Sen. George A...

 2021-09-16 13:08 

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Special counsel John Durham reportedly seeking indictment against DNC lawyer for lying to FBI...

Special counsel John Durham is seeking a grand jury indictment against Michael Sussmann, a lawyer aligned with the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton, for making false statements to the FBI, according to reports late Wednesday. Mr. Sussmann...

 2021-09-16 12:59 

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Scott Wagner, ex-Pa. governor contender, buys billboards depicting Biden as Taliban...

A former Pennsylvania state senator who ran for governor is reportedly behind a dozen billboards that depict President Biden as a Taliban fighter with the slogan "Making the Taliban Great Again!" WGAL-8 TV contacted the billboard company, Trone Ou...

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