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Friday saw the introduction of five bipartisan bills to address the abusive, anticompetitive behavior of Google, Amazon and other Big Tech firms. It’ll be a long slog to passage of actual laws, but it’s a key step toward fairness, freedom and a stronger US economy. The most important is the American Innovation and Choice Online... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Apple, Google and Microsoft have been plunged into a political firestorm as they have contended with law enforcement requests to hand over information. New York Times
The senator has become a lightning rod in his party and a major obstacle to President Biden’s agenda. In his home state, his stubborn belief in bipartisanship is recognized as the core of his being. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Manchin is waiting for the highest price.
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A tropical system may be bubbling up in the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters say, giving it a 30% chance of tropical development over the next seven days.
A recent Bankrate survey found that 64% of millennials are facing regrets after buying a home, with the main factors being financial and physical
VOA VIEW: Another free prize lurching.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's story about her "abuela" suffering in Puerto Rico due to former President Trump appears to have been shot down by her aunt. The U.K. Daily mail visited "abuela" Clotilde Rivera's home this week and was able to speak with a woman at the residence who claimed to ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: AOC us a lying sack of you know what.
The White House said Friday that election-integrity proposals in many Republican-led states are attacking the rights of "especially people of color," and vowed that Vice President Kamala D. Harris will use the power of her office to help expand voting rights. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Harris and the Dems are trying to twist elections in their favor.
Slilpp, a criminal marketplace that facilitated the sale of stolen login credentials, has been seized by the FBI as part of what the U.S. Department of Justice called a coordinated multinational effort. German, Dutch and Romanian authorities partnered with U.S. law enforcement to successfully take down the Slilpp market and ... Washington Times
President Biden announced his intention Friday to nominate Carlos Del Toro, a Cuban-born Navy veteran, to be the next Navy secretary. Mr. Del Toro, CEO of SBG Technology Solutions Inc., served 22 years in the Navy before retiring at the rank of commander. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy ... Washington Times
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President Trump gave an unprecedented voice to victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants, creating an office in ICE to highlight their plight. The Biden administration on Friday announced a new policy to expand the office’s purview in a way that victims say drowns out their voice. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden wants to hide the truth.
Sen. Tom Cotton revealed several whistleblower complaints from service members who objected to critical-race theory indoctrination in the military, including airmen being divide race into groups for "privilege walks." The service members also spoke out against receiving reading lists of critical race theory books as part of the Pentagon's new ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: CRT is a political ploy used by the left, progressive's and Dems.
The proportion of mental health-related visits to hospital emergency departments went up 31% among youth aged 12 to 17 years in 2020 compared to the previous year, a new study found. Although people aged 12 to 25 years made fewer emergency department visits for suspected suicide attempts from March 29 ... Washington Times
The federal report that cleared former President Trump of ordering police to clear Black Lives Matter protesters from Lafayette Park could be part of the government’s defense against a lawsuit claiming the feds violated the protesters’ constitutional rights, said legal scholars. Clay Calvert, a law professor at the University of ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: An honest finding.
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A visibly irritated Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday rebuffed a question by a Univision reporter who asked when she planned on visiting the U.S.-Mexico border after President Biden put her in charge of the crisis more than two months ago. Ms. Harris, who previously accused the Trump administration of ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Harris is a joke.
Race-related tensions within the Southern Baptist Convention are high heading into a national meeting next week ABC
VOA VIEW: Race relations have been negatively raised by Dems.
The burger chain said there was no interruption to operations. ABC
VOA VIEW: What was stolen?
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Nevada’s governor has signed a law making the Western state the first to vote on the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots ABC
Boosted by President Biden's win and two U.S. Senate victories, high-profile Democratic candidates in Georgia are running for statewide office in a way unseen in years ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Reported cases represent just a tiny fraction of the nearly 130 million Americans who have been fully vaccinated with either Pfizer or Moderna's doses. CBS
The Biden administration said it would use funds Congress allocated for wall construction to address flooding and soil erosion along the southern border. CBS
There were 648 passengers on board. CBS
VOA VIEW: No one really knows what or why it happened.
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"There have been interruptions, there have been concerns, and there's even been the pause," one state official said. "And because of that, it has at times really not lived up to that promise that we all would have liked here for the J&J vaccine." CBS
Leaders of the wealthiest democratic nations and guest countries are committing to give more than 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries. CBS
VOA VIEW: The US will be the only country meeting its pledge.
Shortages are driving up costs of big-ticket items like cars and washing machines, while pricier crops lead to higher grocery bills. CBS
VOA VIEW: Inflation and other costs are and will rise.
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The bills, in their draft form, already inspired pushback from tech-funded groups. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The tech companies must be subject to court battles - bye-bye 230.
There are good reasons for Microsoft to be readying a major Windows update this month. For one thing, Windows 10 has been around longer than its predecessors. CNBC
Even as the covid pandemic fades, more than 10 million Americans are behind on their rent. Single mothers and Black families are most at risk of eviction. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The free rides have to end.
Before you try to take out a mortgage or a car loan, check your credit report. It may have a mistake that could cost you. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Those responsible for a mistake should pay.
Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco has asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the department's handling of a leak investigation into former President Donald Trump's political enemies that included a subpoena to collect metadata of lawmakers, staff and some family members, according to a Justice Department official. CNN
VOA VIEW: Biden make believe false reprisal.
Kim Jong Un's apparent weight loss prompts speculation over the North Korean leader's health. CNN
Nineteen pages on Facebook purportedly offering human smuggling services to help migrants illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border remained active on the platform for a least a month despite the company being notified about them, a report says. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Facebook must pay for their atrocities.
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) in Virginia said Friday that it intended to appeal a federal judge's order that the district reinstate Tanner Cross, the physical education teacher who was suspended after making controversial comments about gender. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A foolish liberal act.
A Black mother slammed critical race theory (CRT) on Thursday, telling the Florida Board of Education that it was teaching hate and ruining the “greatest country in the world." FOX News
Law enforcement agencies across the country experienced a wave of retirements and departures and are struggling to recruit the next generation of police officers in the year since George Floyd was killed by a cop. FOX News
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that the Justice Department will double its enforcement staff to investigate voting rights violations, calling the right to vote "the cornerstone" of democracy. UPI
VOA VIEW: The Dems will try to twist the real facts.
Yamina Party leader Naftali Bennett will take over as Israeli prime minister Sunday in the first substantial leadership change in the past two decades. UPI
VOA VIEW: A major mistake, like the US.
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