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The New York Republican Party sees an opening to once again reclaim the mayoralty in the Big Apple after eight years of Mayor Bill de Blasio as anger builds over a surge in crimes and unruly protests. Sensing the Democrats have drifted too far left on criminal justice issues, the GOP is launching a public... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Giuliani will prevail.
"I'm assuming that I'm not going to be there because it's going to be just a short while and I'm still here at the NIH so I'm assuming I'm not going to be there," Fauci said. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Fauci is a fraud.
Two suspects in China targeted companies working on vaccines as part of a broader cybertheft campaign to enrich themselves and aid the Chinese government, officials said. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The suspects should be prosecuted to the fullest.
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In a shift in tone, and after weeks of focusing public events on other issues, Trump urged Americans to wear a mask.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that President Donald Trump would not be deploying unnamed federal officers to the city.
VOA VIEW: Lightfoot is an idiot.
Providence and Asheville, N.C., are addressing the role of slavery by considering reparations. Congress is also considering a reparations bill.
VOA VIEW: There is no chance for reparations.
After a campaign rally Sunday in South Carolina, Kanye West failed to submit the signatures needed to be on the state's presidential ballot.
The federal agency in charge of processing naturalization applications suspended in-person interviews and oath ceremonies this spring.
President Trump tried to seize control of the coronavirus narrative Tuesday, returning to the White House podium to acknowledge surging cases while trumpeting progress on treatments and a vaccine that would soothe his election-year nightmare. Mr. Trump said Americans are far less likely to die from the disease than they ... Washington Times
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President Donald Trump's threat to send federal law enforcers to patrol the city is likely not serious but if he did follow through, New York City would take legal action, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. "I have to start by saying this president blusters and bluffs ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The big mouth will lose if Trump does it right, which he will.
An illegal immigrant whom the Obama administration declined to deport after a DUI arrest in 2016 is now accused of another DUI — and this time, authorities say, three people were killed. Ivan Robles Navejas, 28, is accused of crossing the center stripe on the road on a highway near ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Thanks to the Dems.
Alabama is in danger of losing at least one congressional seat based on its current response rate to the U.S. Census, officials said Tuesday. Gov. Kay Ivey, during a progress report on the state's standing with the national head count, said the state's current participation rate is ... Washington Times
A California company and its CEO are facing conspiracy, money laundering and other federal charges for allegedly attempting to illegally export chemicals to a Chinese company with military ties, federal prosecutors said. U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Aaron Weisman said Tao Jiang, president and CEO of ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Good - the CEO should fry.
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Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, alleging that new federal rules undermine their ability to protect rivers, lakes and streams within their borders. They say that new final rules issued last week by the Environmental Protection ... Washington Times
The Trump administration retaliated against Michael Cohen, because he planned to publish a book about the president, a suit filed by the attorney alleges. ABC
VOA VIEW: Cohen belongs in prison.
Coca-Cola’s revenue plunged 28% in the second quarter, but the company says things are improving as lockdowns ease globally ABC
VOA VIEW: All snacks and drinks have lost revenue.
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The companies have ties to forced labor of Uyghurs and other minority groups. ABC
A minor earthquake struck a remote corner of Utah early Tuesday ABC
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that Senate Republicans support sending another round of stimulus checks to Americans. ABC
VOA VIEW: Wasteful money.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany cited a provision of federal law that addresses protection of federal property. CBS
VOA VIEW: The WH can use federal agents on certain situations.
Duval county Sheriff Mike Williams says "growing list of challenges" has forced him to express "significant concerns with the viability of the event." CBS
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Financial hardship is on the rise despite stimulus measures, with more adults unable to afford food or pay the rent. CBS
VOA VIEW: The hardships are more on the poor who don't want to work.
The tax, part of a new "Make Billionaires Pay" campaign by progressives, would impose a new form of capital gains tax on New Yorkers with $1 billion or more in assets. CNBC
Congress is poised to consider another round of direct payments to Americans with new stimulus legislation. But many people are still waiting on their first $1,200 check. Meanwhile, others were not eligible for that money. Here's how that may change in the next bill. CNBC
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The CARES Act set July 31 as the end date for a $600 weekly unemployment enhancement, absent a congressional extension. But most states will stop paying after this weekend due to administrative rules. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Hopefully, the benefit is not extended.
President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Tuesday that would exclude undocumented immigrants from being counted in congressional districts when district lines are redrawn next year. CNN
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) warns President Donald Trump about sending federal law enforcement agents to Chicago. CNN
VOA VIEW: Foolish unsupported threat.
Walmart will close its stores on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in more than 30 years, the world's largest retailer said Tuesday. CNN
A Michigan social studies teacher and baseball coach claims he was fired after tweeting “Trump is our president.” FOX News
VOA VIEW: If true, the teacher will prevail in court.
The Air Force will buy 8 F-35As built for Turkey under a $862 million contract, the Pentagon announced. Turkey was removed from the F-35 program after buying a Russian missile defense system last year. UPI
A high-profile North Korean defector recently elected to South Korean parliament said Tuesday Pyongyang has received more than $920 million in economic loans from Seoul, citing official government data. UPI
A Chinese ambassador sharply criticized British leaders on Tuesday for interfering in Beijing's affairs by suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is making a major mistake.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper dismissed a recent press report suggesting the Trump administration plans to reduce U.S. troops in South Korea. UPI
VOA VIEW: Usual fake news.
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