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NWA Pride Festival along Dickson Street in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Arkansas bill enforces biological sex for school toilets

Free West Media 06 Feb 2023
Although a Democrat is currently calling the shots in the White House, resistance to gender madness and other "woke" oddities is growing in the US ... Little Rock. “Each child in our schools has a right to privacy and to feel safe and to feel comfortable in the bathroom they need to go to,” Bentley said ... Click for original article ... Home page.
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People standing outside the fence of the White House in Washington D.C.

Warner, Rubio call for ‘immediate compliance’ with request for Trump, Biden classified documents

The Hill 03 Feb 2023
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Sen ...   ...  . Warner and Rubio want to review the classified documents that were seized as well as an assessment of the risk to national security if those documents were exposed to a foreign adversary. They say their request is “narrowly tailored.” ...   ...   ...   ... .
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In this Dec. 5, 2008 file photo, a rack with forms to assist the unemployed and job seekers is seen at a New York State Department of Labor career center in Albany, N.Y. New York's unemployment claims systems crashed this week, overwhelmed by tens of thousands of jobless New Yorkers trying to call or log in at once ahead of this week's filing deadline.

Breakingviews: Bottling U.S. inflation could cost workers dearly

Reuters 02 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The Federal Reserve is being relentless in its quest to bring inflation down to 2%, from its latest reading of 5%. This comes at a human cost. Between here and there, nearly 1 million more Americans could go jobless, based on the Fed’s own estimates ... Bureau of Economic Analysis said Friday ... The U.S ... Read Next.
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FILE - The TikTok app logo appears in Tokyo on Sept. 28, 2020.

Republican U.S. lawmaker meets with TikTok, but unpersuaded

Reuters 02 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Mike Gallagher met with TikTok on Wednesday about the Chinese-owned short video app's U.S. data security plans but still plans to seek to ban TikTok in the United States, a spokesperson for the lawmaker said. Gallagher, the Republican chair of a U.S ... users.Latest Updates ... The U.S ... ....
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Car accident fire

US barber hailed as ‘hero’ for rescuing man from car that burst into flames

The Guardian 02 Feb 2023
Now, the Sin City’s police department is hailing the tourist as a hero ....
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File - No smoking or No Vaping (E-Cigarette) sign at Starplex Cinemas movie theater.

Big tobacco is lighting the law on fire to peddle addiction

The Hill 02 Feb 2023
The tobacco industry is acting as if it’s above the law in California, and it ought to be a wake-up call about its quiet intentions to reverse the gains that have been made in reducing tobacco use over the past two decades ... Like any drug dealer, it keeps pushing, and it keeps trying to win over the most vulnerable potential customers. kids ... .
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Icicles form on a rail on an overhead pass railing as drivers make their way north on US 75, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, in Dallas.

Winter storm lingers in southern US, but relief is forecast

Orange County Register 02 Feb 2023
AUSTIN, Texas — A mess of ice, sleet and snow lingered across much of the southern U.S. as thousands in Texas endured freezing temperatures with no power, including many in the state capital of Austin, but a warming trend was forecast to bring relief from the deadly storm Thursday ... 1, 2023. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) ... 1, 2023 ... of ... .
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MAGA Republicans condemned for 'disgusting' assault rifle badges

The Independent 02 Feb 2023
People watching the House of Representatives session on Wednesday were disturbed to find several House Republicans sporting rifle pins on their clothes ... Sign up for our free Indy100 weekly newsletter ... This is disgusting,” he added. .
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Ivanka Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign event in Paradise Valley, Arizona

New York AG requests court sanction Trump, his children, Trump Organization

Jurist 01 Feb 2023
New York Attorney General Letitia James Tuesday requested the New York Supreme Court sanction former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, and his children following improper filings in a civil lawsuit against Trump. James filed the lawsuit in late September 2022, alleging financial fraud by the Trump organization and its management ... ....
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FILE - The screen at the Smoothie King Center honors Tyre Nichols before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Washington Wizards in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023.

Fate of last ex-cop charged in Floyd murder lies with judge

The Associated Press 01 Feb 2023
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Saturday said the footage of the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers is “horrible” and that the attack “never should have happened.”. “I thought it was terrible. He was in such trouble. He was just being pummeled ... Nichols died three days later ... ___ ... .
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President Joe Biden disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, January 16, 2023, after his trip to Wilmington, Delaware.

Biden to take aim at junk fees in Competition Council meeting Wednesday

CNN 01 Feb 2023
Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said Biden will announce that the CFPB will propose a rule slashing excessive credit card late fees in a move the White House says will reduce those fees from $30 to $8 on average, saving American consumers as much as $9 billion a year.
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U.S. states struggle to share dwindling waters of Colorado River

FX Empire 01 Feb 2023
SEATTLE, Wash. (Reuters) – The Colorado River, which provides drinking water to 40 million people in seven U.S. states, is drying up, straining a water distribution pact amid the worst drought in 12 centuries, exacerbated by climate change ... California receives the largest allotment, 80% of which is consumed by its $50-billion agricultural industry.
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Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic at Washington Dulles International Airport, US

How will life change once the COVID-19 emergency ends?

The Grio 01 Feb 2023
President Joe Biden’s administration says it plans to end the emergency declarations for COVID-19 on May 11 ... Much of that is now coming to an end, with President Joe Biden’s administration saying it plans to end the emergency declarations on May 11. Here’s a look at what will stay and what will go once the emergency order is lifted ... 15, 2021 ... (Getty).
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President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy, Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Steamfitters Local 602 United Association Mechanical Trades School in Springfield, Virginia.

Ukraine war: Joe Biden rules out sending F-16 fighter jets

Joy Online 31 Jan 2023
US President Joe Biden has ruled out sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, despite renewed calls from Ukrainian officials for air support. Asked by a reporter on Monday if the US would be providing the planes, Mr Biden replied simply “no”. His comment comes a day after Germany’s leader also ruled out sending fighter jets ... .
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Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the South Point Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

For Trump, Georgia election case just one of many legal woes

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jan 2023
An investigation in Georgia on efforts by Donald Trump and his allies to overturn his 2020 election defeat is one of a number of cases that pose legal problems for the former president ... Trump, a Republican, has denied any wrongdoing and says he is being targeted by Democrats trying to keep him from reclaiming the White House ... MAR-A-LAGO ... GEORGIA ... ....

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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Fuad Hussein, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on July 23, 2021
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File - Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, left, rides on a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Type 10 tank during a review at the JGSDF Camp Asaka in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Kishida’s Cabinet approved record 5.4 trillion yen ($47 billion) budget Friday, Dec. 24, for fiscal 2022 that includes researches and development into future fighter jets and other “game-changer” arsenals as Japan bolsters its arms capability amid China's rise and its tension with Taiwan.
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