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A Texas GOP congressman has introduced a measure that would block any funding for implementing the plan, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has promised to sue if Biden moves ahead with it. LA Times
The Department of Homeland Security's Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is investigating U.S. Customs and Border Protection's referrals of migrants from Muslim countries for prosecution. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal thinking.
Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) implored Congress to open an impeachment inquiry into Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm over her false statements to Congress. New York Post
VOA VIEW: All of Biden's cabinet should be impeached.
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First son Hunter Biden was seen grabbing some free pizza Wednesday, a day before prosecutors hit him with a slice of justice. New York Post
The Biden administration vowed to “end the illicit movement” of people through the Darién jungle. But the number of migrants moving through the forest has never been greater — and the profits are too big to pass up. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Another Biden false agreement.
The House speaker abandoned efforts to move forward on a normally bipartisan military spending bill as far-right Republicans balked at the funding level, after pleading with his party to avert a shutdown. New York Times
President Biden trained his criticism on House Republicans who are threatening to shut down the federal government if their budget cuts are not enacted. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden will be at fault for any shut down or auto strike.
The tax agency is ramping up audits and criminal investigations into unscrupulous promoters of the Employee Retention Credit. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Frauds are on Biden's watch.
The C.D.C. on Tuesday recommended at least one dose of the updated Covid-19 vaccines for most Americans six months and older. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The CDC can't be trusted.
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Increases in federal flood insurance premiums that are projected to surpass 700% over the coming years are already leading people to back out of home purchases and will likely lead to an exodus of residents and businesses from southern Louisiana, officials told a federal judge Thursday in New Orleans. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Insurance prices are hurting Louisiana, Florida and other states prone to disasters.
Mississippi should stop defending a Jim Crow-era portion of its state constitution that permanently strips voting rights from people convicted of certain felonies, the Democratic nominees for two statewide offices said Thursday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems want to set themselves up.
As the nation prepares to celebrate Constitution Day on Sunday, an annual survey suggests most Americans don't know enough about their political system to pass a citizenship test. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Liberals have taken over public schools.
Busier roads and congested trains are greeting U.S. workers as more of them return to in-person work, the U.S. Census Bureau found. Washington Times
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States and Native American tribes will have greater authority to block energy projects such as natural gas pipelines that could pollute rivers and streams under a final rule issued Thursday by the Biden administration. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Another anti fossil fuel Biden move.
The Biden administration will provide more than $1 billion in grants for 385 environmentally focused projects, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Free dem bribe money.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiled Thursday a plan to lure Chicago police officers to the Sunshine State with billboards that tout its relocation bonus and criticizes a new Illinois law that will let noncitizens become cops. Washington Times
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Drugs are expected to be one of the biggest threats to national security in 2024, according to the Department of Homeland Security's annual threat study. ABC
Planned Parenthood says that it will resume offering abortions in Wisconsin next week after a judge ruled that an 1849 law that seemingly banned the procedure actually didn’t apply to abortions ABC
The U.S. is set to sanction more than 150 Russian-supporting individuals and entities over the war in Ukraine, the departments of State and Treasury announced Thursday. ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
U.S. Attorney David Weiss was appointed special counsel in the case last month. ABC
VOA VIEW: Weiss cannot be trusted.
Hurricane Lee was expected to make landfall over the weekend. CBS
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"We have allowed the cartels to amass an army," says a former ATF senior special agent. CBS
Nearly 150,000 U.S. auto workers are prepared to strike Thursday night if their union doesn't reach a deal with Detroit's Big Three automakers: Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. If United Auto Workers initiates a strike, the union will strike at a limited number of plants, but union leaders say that will grow if there's no movement in contract talks. CBS
New Hampshire isn't complying with the DNC's new calendar. The state may be punished for it. CBS
VOA VIEW: The outcome will be interesting.
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NASA officials stressed that the group found no evidence that UAPs are "extraterrestrial" in nature, but said some of the objects cannot be explained. CBS
VOA VIEW: No real conclusion.
In response to an increase in border crossings by unaccompanied minors, the Biden administration is housing migrant children in a former work camp, for a second time. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is doing it again.
The producer price index was expected to increase 0.4% in August, according to the Dow Jones consensus estimate. CNBC
Oil prices jumped, with U.S. crude topping $90 a barrel, as expectations of a tighter supply grew. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Thanks to Biden.
"Each and every potential threat brought to our attention is taken seriously," the FBI said. "Individuals found responsible...will be prosecuted." CNBC
VOA VIEW: More like Fulton County BS.
Companies are losing $100 billion a year from all sorts of fraud, including setting up multiple email addresses to take advantage of promotions. CNBC
Judge Scott McAfee granted motions from Kenneth Chesebro and Sidney Powell to sever their criminal cases from Trump and 16 other co-defendants. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It won't happen any time soon and there is the electon.
OPEC on Thursday sharply criticized the IEA's forecast that demand for fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas will peak before the end of the decade. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It will rise for many decades.
President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is appointing Penny Pritzker as new special U.S. representative for Ukraine's Economic Recovery. UPI
VOA VIEW: Another waste of money with no real directive.
The Russian government has expelled two U.S. diplomats, accusing them of conducting "illegal activity," against the Russian Federation with the help of a Russian citizen. UPI
VOA VIEW: Russia is full of crap.
The number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits increased for the first time in a month last week, jumping by 3,000 to 220,000, according to new statistics released by the Labor Department on Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: There will be more, thanks to Biden.
Kim Jong Un invited Russian President Vladimir Putin for a visit to his isolated country, state media reported Thursday, as the North Korean leader's tour of Russia continued amid speculation over a pending arms deal. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
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