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May 21 2020
US actress Lori Loughlin, of the sitcom Full House, and her husband, designer Mossimo Giuannulli, will plead guilty to college admissions scam charges.
They are among 50 people charged in an alleged criminal enterprise to get their children into top US schools.
The couple had initially pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges.
Officials say they have agreed to a plea dealBBC News
Aug 29 2015
President Obama sought to spotlight the effects of global warming Saturday as he prepared to travel to Alaska this coming week.
“Alaskans are already living with its effects,” he said in his weekly address.
The state — currently experiencing one of its worst wildfire seasons on record — is expected to see its average temperatures rise by 6 to 12 degrees if nothing is done to haltUSA TODAY
Feb 11 2021
Former President Donald Trump knew the riot by some of his followers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 would be violent but failed to stop the attempted coup, House Democratic impeachment managers argued Wednesday as they opened the prosecution of Mr. Trump in his Senate trial, a session that included gripping new security video of the deadly attack.
Using Mr. Trump’s tweets and publicWashington Times
Jul 23 2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday identified China as the world's greatest threat and called on Western nations to unite against Beijing as part of a global effort to eradicate the Communist Party's growing control of the international order.
In one of his most significant foreign policy speeches since taking office, Pompeo railed against the Communist Party's gross humanWashington Free Beacon
Jul 23 2020
House and Senate Democrats said they reject an opening offer from Republicans on a new coronavirus aid package, even though most of the GOP plan is still in negotiations.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters Thursday the Republican plan to reduce enhanced unemployment benefits is unacceptable and the overall $1 trillion price tag of the GOPWashington Examiner
Sep 16 2020
2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden mistakenly promoted running mate Kamala Harris, elevating her to the top of their ticket.
“A Harris-Biden administration is going to relaunch that effort and keep pushing it further to make it easier for military spouses and veterans to find meaningful careers, to ensure teachers know how to support military children in their classrooms,"Washington Examiner
Feb 02 2020
Bernie Sanders, at seventy-eight, three months clear of a heart attack, has outlived obscurity to become the co-front-runner for the Democratic nomination for the Presidency of the United States. He is still thin and intent; to my eye, the hunch in his back has deepened. On a tour of Iowa last weekend, he wore a suit with an open-necked shirt, and his hair was on the tame side of its range.The New Yorker
Jul 29 2019
Last month, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Metro system “is hemorrhaging bus riders.” The news was presented as, if not a crisis, at least an urgent matter that needs to be promptly addressed. Yet that’s hardly the case.
It’s troubling, we’re supposed to infer, that “passengers have fled” public transportation “for more convenient options — mostly, driving.” According to thePacific Research Institute
Jun 28 2019
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years, according to a report published Friday.
The company intends to assemble the new Mac Pro in a factory near Shanghai, according to The Wall Street Journal , which cited unidentified people familiar with the plan.Associated Press
Sep 09 2019
Nearly all the country’s attorneys general are now putting their weight behind antitrust investigations of Big Tech. And while the state-led probes will turn up the heat on companies like Google and Facebook, they will also likely add pressure to federal regulators who have launched their own investigations into the industry, according to antitrust experts.
A bipartisan group ofCNBC