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Biden said being a cop is 'one hell of a lot harder than it's ever been' in speech honoring fallen

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 02:42:16
Especially when you're dealing with RWNJs...
 Biden said being a cop is 'one hell of a lot harder than it's ever been' in speech honoring fallen


Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer says

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 22:08:51
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 Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer says


Woman raped on train as bystanders did nothing, police say

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:52:43
Just when things can't get lower. . .does this barrel have no bottom?...
 Woman raped on train as bystanders did nothing, police say


New crew docks at China's first permanent space station

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 12:59:43
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 New crew docks at China's first permanent space station


11 kids drowned, 10 rescued in Indonesian river cleanup

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 11:50:16
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 11 kids drowned, 10 rescued in Indonesian river cleanup


Key to Biden's Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 04:47:22

Oh crap!!! crap; crap.



https://twitter.com/mmpadellan/status/1449174357104803840?s=20

Senator Joe Manchin III, Democrat of West Virginia, has told the White House he opposes the clean electricity program, several officials and lobbyists said.Credit...T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Tim...
 Key to Biden's Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition


Jill Biden travels to Virginia, New Jersey to help Democrats

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 03:36:17
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 Jill Biden travels to Virginia, New Jersey to help Democrats


Witness: Giuliani associate never delivered campaign funds

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 00:07:09
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 Witness: Giuliani associate never delivered campaign funds


Texas School District Rebukes Holocaust Statement From Curriculum Director

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 23:57:34
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 Texas School District Rebukes Holocaust Statement From Curriculum Director


Adam Kinzinger Lashes Out After Democrats Redraw His House District, Likely Ending His Congressional

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 23:54:12
:shrug: ...
 Adam Kinzinger Lashes Out After Democrats Redraw His House District, Likely Ending His Congressional


Biden gives some clues on potential compromises to his social safety net plan

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 22:24:03
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 Biden gives some clues on potential compromises to his social safety net plan


Netflix just fired the organizer of the trans employee walkout

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:36:31
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 Netflix just fired the organizer of the trans employee walkout


Nebraska lawmakers voice support for Kellogg's worker

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:00:13
Source: Omaha World Herald-AP

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seventeen Nebraska lawmakers are voicing support for Kellogg's cereal workers who are on strike at the company's Omaha plant and others.

The senators said Thursday that they sent a letter to Kellogg's CEO and the company's labor c...
 Nebraska lawmakers voice support for Kellogg's worker


Obama to Attend UN Climate Summit in Show of U.S. Commitment

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:10:17
Climate envoy John Kerry said in an interview this week with the Associated Press that lawmakers’ inability to push forward Biden’s infrastructure and social spending legislation “hurts” in talks with foreign leaders.

“I’m not going to pretend it’s the best way to send the best message,” Kerry sa...
 Obama to Attend UN Climate Summit in Show of U.S. Commitment


FDA panel recommends a booster shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine for people 18 and older

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:35:57
Source: Washington Post

A panel of outside experts advised the Food and Drug Administration on Friday to authorize a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine for people 18 and older, at least 2 months after the first shot. The unanimous recommendation will now be t...
 FDA panel recommends a booster shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine for people 18 and older


Capitol Police Officer Arrested For Aiding January 6 Rioter

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:52:53
Source: VICE News

A U.S. Capitol Police officer was arrested on Friday for allegedly warning a rioter to destroy evidence that they’d made it into the Capitol on January 6.

Officer Michael A. Riley, an officer with more than two decades on the force, serves on the U.S. Capitol’...
 Capitol Police Officer Arrested For Aiding January 6 Rioter


Anti-Vax Flat Earth Preacher Rob Skiba Dies From COVID-19

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:16:52
A really bad bad bet!



https://twitter.com/realTuckFrumper/status/1448981627552419842?s=20...
 Anti-Vax Flat Earth Preacher Rob Skiba Dies From COVID-19


Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law while legal fights play out

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:08:17
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 Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law while legal fights play out


Nikolas Cruz to Plead Guilty for Parkland School Shooting

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:11:23
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 Nikolas Cruz to Plead Guilty for Parkland School Shooting


Tory MP Sir David Amess dies after stabbing

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:19:55
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 Tory MP Sir David Amess dies after stabbing


QAnon Figure Ron Watkins Announces Plans to Run for Congress in Arizona

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:02:21
Source: Rolling Stone

Prominent QAnon figure Ron Watkins has announced his plans to run for Congress in Arizona via a dramatic video on Thursday. Earlier in the day he filed a “statement of interest” to run in Arizona’s first congressional district against Democratic Rep. Tom O’Hal...
 QAnon Figure Ron Watkins Announces Plans to Run for Congress in Arizona


U.S. to lift travel ban on Nov. 8, allowing vaccinated international visitors into the country

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 13:42:15
Short article....
 U.S. to lift travel ban on Nov. 8, allowing vaccinated international visitors into the country


U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in September

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:44:44
Source: The Wall Street Journal.

ECONOMY ECONOMIC DATA

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in September

Consumers stepped up spending last month, a sign of resilient demand and rising inflation

By David Harrison
https://twitter.com/d_harrison
david.harrison@wsj.com
Updated Oct...
 U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in September


The Great Resignation led to 4.3 million Americans quit jobs in August. This trend is here to stay.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:41:29
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 The Great Resignation led to 4.3 million Americans quit jobs in August. This trend is here to stay.


Southern Baptist leader resigns amid abuse review division

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 11:57:34
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 Southern Baptist leader resigns amid abuse review division


Blast at Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city of Kandahar causes heavy casualties

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:05:03
Source: Reuters

KABUL, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A large explosion tore through a Shi'ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, killing at least 33 people and wounding 73, officials said, the second massive attack in a week targeting worshippers from the mi...
 Blast at Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city of Kandahar causes heavy casualties


Texas House Passes Bill To Bar Transgender Athletes From Women's Sports

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 02:40:46
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 Texas House Passes Bill To Bar Transgender Athletes From Women's Sports


Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe wins retirement benefits and back pay in settlement

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 02:01:38
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 Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe wins retirement benefits and back pay in settlement


Former president Bill Clinton hospitalized for 'non-Covid-related infection'

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 02:00:09
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 Former president Bill Clinton hospitalized for 'non-Covid-related infection'


Texas abortion ban remains in effect after appeals court rules against Justice Department

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 01:43:37
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 Texas abortion ban remains in effect after appeals court rules against Justice Department


Biden's Supreme Court reform study panel notes 'considerable' risks to court expansion

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:43:12
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 Biden's Supreme Court reform study panel notes 'considerable' risks to court expansion


McAuliffe: GOP rally's pledge to Jan. 6 flag was 'racist dog whistle'

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:20:28
Bunch of (T)rump kissers...
 McAuliffe: GOP rally's pledge to Jan. 6 flag was 'racist dog whistle'


Boeing's chief test pilot indicted for fraud over 737 Max crashes

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:45:41
Source: Washington Post

National Security

Boeing’s chief test pilot indicted for fraud over 737 Max crashes

By Devlin Barrett and Michael Laris
Today at 6:57 p.m. EDT

A former chief test pilot for Boeing has been charged with allegedly lying to federal authorities about ...
 Boeing's chief test pilot indicted for fraud over 737 Max crashes


Biden will meet with Pope Francis on European trip The president and first lady plan to travel to Ro

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:45:17
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 Biden will meet with Pope Francis on European trip The president and first lady plan to travel to Ro


Robert Durst sentenced to life for murder of best friend

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:12:52
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 Robert Durst sentenced to life for murder of best friend


Teen sentenced to maximum for killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors, parents speak on their grief

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 22:47:03
Source: ABC News

Teen sentenced to maximum for killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors, parents speak on their grief

Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death while walking through a Manhattan park.

By Aaron Katersky and Emily Shapiro
October 14, 2021, 3:38 PM • 7 min read

L...
 Teen sentenced to maximum for killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors, parents speak on their grief


Marine officer pleads guilty to disrespecting senior officials, says his life spiraled down

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 22:44:37
Source: Washington Post

Marine officer pleads guilty to disrespecting senior officials, says his life spiraled down after posting viral videos (complete headline)

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — A Marine officer pleaded guilty on Thursday to several criminal charges in connection wi...
 Marine officer pleads guilty to disrespecting senior officials, says his life spiraled down


Prices Paid to U.S. Producers Post Smallest Advance This Year

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 22:41:55
Or, from Aljazeera:

Economy | Business and Economy

US wholesale inflation surges to another record
US producer prices continued to rise last month, surging to their biggest annualised jump on record.

https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/10/14/us-wholesale-inflation-surges-to-another-reco...
 Prices Paid to U.S. Producers Post Smallest Advance This Year


Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises over $11 million for Arkansas gubernatorial run

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 22:14:56
“I am grateful for the overwhelming support I have received from every county in our state and every state in our nation,” Sanders said. “Now more than ever, Arkansas needs a real leader who will take our state to the top with bold reforms, lower taxes, and higher paying jobs to unleash our full pot...
 Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises over $11 million for Arkansas gubernatorial run


Democrats Float Possible $2.5 Trillion Compromise Reconciliation Framework

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 21:31:13
Sounds reasonable to me.

Let's pass both bills asap!

:patriot: :thumbsup: ...
 Democrats Float Possible $2.5 Trillion Compromise Reconciliation Framework






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