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 2022-05-26 14:58 

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Defense rests in Sussmann case after defendant decides not to take stand...

Attorneys for Michael Sussmann, a lawyer for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, rested their defense Thursday, after deciding not to call the defendant to testify on his own behalf in his criminal trial on a charge that he lied to the FBI when he pitche...

 2022-05-26 14:41 

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Kevin Spacey charged in U.K. with 4 counts of sexual assault...

British prosecutors said Thursday they have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men....

 2022-05-26 14:04 

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Palestinians, Israelis both gain in Americans' esteem, survey finds...

U.S. public opinion of the Palestinian and Israeli people is warming, but Americans' view of both governments improved even more, a new survey from the Pew Research Center revealed Thursday....

 2022-05-26 14:01 

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Russia secretly removed bodies from sunken flagship Moskva: Report...

Russian forces conducted a secret mission to remove bodies from the cruiser Moskva, the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet that was sunk in mid-April by a Ukrainian missile strike, according to a media report....

 2022-05-26 13:56 

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GOP leader McCarthy lends voice to Trump rally targeting Cheney...

Former President Donald Trump is holding a rally Saturday in Wyoming on behalf of his pick to oust Rep. Liz Cheney in the GOP primary and is slated to get a helping hand from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy....

 2022-05-26 13:43 

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UN official expresses concern on rights in Afghanistan...

The United Nations' special rapporteur on human rights in Afghanistan on Thursday expressed concern over the deterioration of rights in the country and called on the ruling Taliban to reverse new restrictions on women....

 2022-05-26 13:29 

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Hillary Clinton lawyer Sussmann will not take stand in criminal trial...

Michael Sussmann, a lawyer for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, will not testify on own behalf in his criminal trial on a charge that he lied to the FBI when he pitched false claims of covert communications between Donald Trump and Russia....

 2022-05-26 13:15 

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Government, companies hopeful more baby formula will hit shelves by weekend...

Government and private-sector officials are hopeful that a mix of efforts will result in more baby formula reaching store shelves by this weekend....

 2022-05-26 13:02 

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Police face questions over response to Texas school shooting...

Law enforcement authorities faced questions and criticism Thursday over how much time elapsed before they stormed a Texas elementary school classroom and put a stop to the rampage by a gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers....

 2022-05-26 12:59 

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Texas shooter's mother says son was a loner but not violent...

The mother of the 18-year-old who killed 19 children and two adults in a Texas elementary school said her son was a loner but she was surprised by the tragedy because he "wasn't a violent person."...

 2022-05-26 12:45 

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Guns banned from NRA convention during Trump speech: Report...

The National Rifle Association is known for promoting the right to arms, but guns will be banned from the hall at its annual forum in Houston on Friday when former President Donald Trump addresses the group....

 2022-05-26 12:37 

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U.S. economy shrank by 1.5% in Q1, but consumers kept spending...

The U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year even though consumers and businesses kept spending at a solid pace, the government reported Thursday in a slight downgrade of its previous estimate for the January-March quarter....

 2022-05-26 12:32 

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K-pop band BTS will join Biden to combat anti-Asian hate crimes, says White House...

South Korean pop band BTS will join President Biden on Tuesday to discuss "Asian inclusion and representation" and address the anti-Asian discrimination that rose alongside the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said Thursday....

 2022-05-26 12:01 

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Cancer patients seek damages from Fukushima nuclear plant...

A Tokyo court began hearings Thursday in a lawsuit seeking nearly $5 million in damages for six people who were children in Fukushima at the time of its 2011 nuclear power plant disaster and later developed thyroid cancer....

 2022-05-26 11:18 

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Biden launches first federal test-to-treat site for COVID-19...

The Biden administration said Thursday it is launching the first federally run test-to-treat site in Rhode Island as it puts its stamp on efforts to disperse a promising antiviral drug against COVID-19....

 2022-05-26 11:02 

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As Ukraine war grinds, world pushes for way to get grain out...

Russia pressed Thursday for the West to lift sanctions imposed because of its war in Ukraine, claiming without proof that the punitive measures are preventing millions of tons of grain and other agricultural products from leaving Ukrainian ports, exacerba...

 2022-05-26 09:33 

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Another socialist masquerading as Democrat runs for Congress...

Rebecca Parson is the name of a woman in Washington who's running for Congress as a member of the Democratic Party. She's also a member of the Democratic Socialists of America. And that makes her ineligible to serve in public office....

 2022-05-26 08:37 

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Live updates | Ukraine says Russia presses offensive in east...

The General Staff of the Ukrainian military said Thursday that the Russian forces have continued attempts to press their offensive in several sections of the frontline in the east and also launched missile and air strikes at infrastructure facilities acro...

 2022-05-26 02:33 

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Obama ripped for tying George Floyd's death to Texas school massacre...

President Barack Obama isn't often accused of striking the wrong political chord, but it happened Wednesday when he linked George Floyd's murder to the Texas school massacre....

 2022-05-26 01:20 

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Key Virginia state senator withdraws support for Commanders stadium bill...

A key Virginia state senator withdrew his support for a bill that would pave the way for the Washington Commanders to build a stadium in the state, a sign the piece of legislation could be in serious trouble....

 2022-05-26 01:13 

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Patience wears thin for Joe Manchin to strike bipartisan deal on energy, climate...

Hope is quickly deteriorating among senators involved in monthslong bipartisan discussions led by Sen. Joe Manchin that a package on energy and climate policies will ever be achieved....

 2022-05-26 00:22 

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Rep. Jim Jordan requests transparency, makes other demands of Jan. 6 panel before cooperating...

Rep. Jim Jordan signaled he would cooperate with the Jan. 6 committee's subpoena request, if they share materials they'll use during questioning among other things....

 2022-05-26 00:15 

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'Precious individuals' taken in Texas school shooting...

One student was an avid runner, so fast she swept the races at field day. Another was learning football plays from his grandfather. One girl sensed something was wrong and wanted to skip school....

 2022-05-25 23:42 

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Oklahoma governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban...

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law the nation's strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure....

 2022-05-25 23:20 

Washington Times

'Sheer face of evil itself': Gunman kept intentions under wraps until moments before massacre...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the Uvalde gunman "was the sheer face of evil itself," and yet managed to keep his twisted intentions under wraps until moments before the monstrous massacre of innocent schoolchildren....

 2022-05-25 22:32 

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Lawmakers eye bipartisan national 'red flag' law in wake of Texas school shooting...

Lawmakers in both parties are exploring a national "red flag" law and expanded background checks in the wake of the school shooting in Texas that left at least 19 children and two teachers dead....

 2022-05-25 22:22 

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Biden signs executive order on police accountability, urges Congress to pass stalled legislation...

President Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday aimed at bolstering police accountability and vowed to continue efforts to revamp police departments nationwide, despite Senate Democrats bailing on negotiations over sweeping police reform legislatio...

 2022-05-25 22:22 

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'How to Murder Your Husband' author found guilty of murder...

A jury in Portland has convicted a self-published romance novelist - who once wrote an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband" - of fatally shooting her husband four years ago....

 2022-05-25 22:17 

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Twitter ordered to pay $150 million for data privacy violations...

The Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday ordered Twitter to pay $150 million in civil penalties for alleged data privacy violations....

 2022-05-25 22:13 

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FDA admits hobbled response to baby formula crisis...

Top officials at the Food and Drug Administration admitted they took too long to respond to a baby formula shortage and were hobbled by bad decisions and COVID-related problems, including a whistleblower report about a formula factory that was lost in the...

 2022-05-25 21:35 

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NRA forges ahead with convention in Houston, Trump vows to attend the event Friday...

The elementary school massacre in Uvalde, Texas, has the National Rifle Association under siege as it convenes its annual meeting Friday just a few hundred miles away in Houston....

 2022-05-25 21:09 

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Meanwhile in Davos: A 'watershed moment'?...

The World Economic Forum continues through Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, drawing a cross section of high-profile folk who range from Al Gore, John Kerry and Bill Gates to 50 heads of state and an astronaut circling the Earth aboard the International Spa...

 2022-05-25 21:02 

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North Korea built up nuclear, missile power during pandemic...

North Korea continued to build missiles and nuclear weapons during the pandemic and now has nuclear missiles capable of striking the United States, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea disclosed recently in congressional testimony....

 2022-05-25 20:12 

Washington Times

Trump calls for real solutions and leadership without partisanship in wake of mass shootings...

Former President Donald Trump called Wednesday for bipartisan solutions following the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting and said to that end that he would not engage in political posturing on gun rights....

 2022-05-25 20:09 

Washington Times

NFL loses bid to scuttle Gruden lawsuit over leaked emails...

The NFL lost a bid Wednesday to scuttle a lawsuit by former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden accusing the league of a "malicious and orchestrated campaign" to force him to resign last October, including the leaking of offensive emails he wrote....

 2022-05-25 19:33 

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Helium shortage pops Nebraska football's red balloons tradition...

The University of Nebraska is ending its tradition of fans releasing red balloons at football games, citing a global helium shortage amid rampant inflation....

 2022-05-25 19:17 

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Biden's poor leadership putting U.S. military on dangerous ground...

After graduating from West Point, I became a platoon leader of Abrams tanks facing the Soviet Union....

 2022-05-25 19:05 

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Want to fight Big Tech censorship? Here's where to start...

Though leftists frequently claim that it isn't happening, conservatives are acutely aware of the frequency and scope of Big Tech censorship....

 2022-05-25 18:51 

Washington Times

Federal budget improves this year but pain is looming, CBO says...

Uncle Sam is seeing a surprising surge in federal revenue and waning pandemic spending that will drastically cut the federal deficit this year, delivering a brief respite before the pain deepens in the latter half of this decade, the Congressional Budget ...

 2022-05-25 18:50 

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Jill Biden says president will visit Uvadle school shooting scene, prays for 'common sense'...

First lady Jill Biden said Wednesday that she and President Biden will visit the town in Texas where at least 19 elementary school students were shot dead, and she offered a prayer for Americans to "act united with common sense to protect our children...

 2022-05-25 18:50 

Washington Times

Trump seemed to approve of chants about hanging Pence: Report...

Former President Donald Trump said that maybe his vice president should be executed after protesters at the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol chanted, "Hang Mike Pence!" according to witnesses who spoke to the House committee probing the attack....

 2022-05-25 18:48 

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Beto O'Rourke crashes governor's press conference on Texas school shooting...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's briefing Wednesday on the Uvalde school massacre was interrupted by Beto O'Rourke, his Democratic gubernatorial foe, who shook his finger at the governor and accused him of doing nothing....

 2022-05-25 18:45 

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Formula shortage another needless crisis...

The current baby formula crisis didn't have to happen ("Federal proble launched into baby formula crisis," Web, May 24). A whistleblower alerted administration officials last October. The Food and Drug Administration was even more aware of the...

 2022-05-25 18:45 

Washington Times

Does the law count in elections?...

So David McCormick, still in a close race with Mehmet Oz for the Pennsylvania GOP Senate nomination, has filed a lawsuit to have all unsigned mail-in ballots be counted in the primary election -- without the legally required handwritten dates....

 2022-05-25 18:45 

Washington Times

Silencing science...

In the immortal words of well-regarded Dutch virologist Geert Vanden Bossche, "With all due respect, Fauci does not have a clue" ("Fluking the COVID-19 tests," Web, May 23). This judgment was rendered by Mr. Bossche in a recent interview, ...

 2022-05-25 18:38 

Washington Times

Senate Democrats forge ahead with messaging bill on gas price gouging...

The Senate inched closer to passing legislation Wednesday that would expand the Federal Trade Commission's powers and create a subunit to investigate whether Big Oil is bilking drivers at the pump....

 2022-05-25 18:31 

Washington Times

Oz, McCormick race heads into recount in Pa. Senate primary...

Pennsylvania's top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two candidates in last week's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is tight enough to trigger a statewide recount, dragging the outcome into June....

 2022-05-25 18:17 

Washington Times

Schumer admits gun-control push will fail, hopes for bipartisan compromise...

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer bowed to political reality on Wednesday, admitting that Democrats do not have the votes for a wide-reaching gun-control push in the wake of a mass school shooting in Texas....

 2022-05-25 18:14 

Washington Times

Fed officials signal rates may head to 'restrictive' levels...

Federal Reserve officials agreed when they met earlier this month that they may have to raise interest rates to levels that would weaken the economy as part of their drive to curb inflation, which is near a four-decade high....

 2022-05-25 18:01 

Washington Times

Unionized Starbucks stores face hard work of bargaining...

It's become a common sight: jubilant Starbucks workers celebrating after successful votes to unionize at dozens of U.S. stores....

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