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Jun 05 2023
Death toll rises to 42 as Haiti struggles to recover from floods
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The death toll from the heavy floods that hit Haiti over the weekend has risen to 42, with another 11 people missing, authorities said Monday. At least 85 people are injured, and more than 13,600 homes were flooded, forcing people to evacuate, according to Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency. The weather has since improved, but many crops were damaged amid a spike inWashington Post
Jun 03 2023
Photos: Republican presidential candidates attend ‘Roast and Ride’ event hosted by Joni Ernst in Des Moines
A wide range of 2024 Republican presidential candidates came to speak in Des Moines, Iowa, during “Joni’s Roast and Ride,” a Republican-hosted event.
Mike Pence hinted at running for president in the 2024 presidential campaign. Also in attendance were Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and his wife Casey. The event offered food and merchandise for attendees.The Daily Iowan
Jun 04 2023
Sacrifices to the Climate Gods: Irish talking about slaughtering 200K moo cows
The move is part of a broader plan by Irish lawmakers to meet the radical goals of the globalist green agenda. To slash the nation’s “emissions,” the government wants to gut the national dairy herd by 10 percent. The revelation is just the latest in a series of troubling moves from Western nations to green agenda goals dictated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the United Nations (UN). InHotAir
Feb 20 2023
NBA legend Magic Johnson makes stop at Morgan State to tour campus, food service operation
BALTIMORE -- NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson stopped in Baltimore on Monday to visit and tour Morgan State University. The former Los Angeles Lakers legend was at the HBCU campus, which uses the food service operation SodexoMAGIC, a company chaired by Johnson. "The business here, the Sodexo magic, it means a great deal to me to be here on the Morgan State campus to feed the young people andCBS News (Online)
Jan 25 2023
Groundbreaking California fast-food law heads to statewide referendum and big political fight
In a big victory for the fast-food industry, California's secretary of state on Tuesday said that enough signatures were collected to trigger a statewide referendum on the landmark Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act.
Why it matters: The law, AB 257, was hailed as groundbreaking by labor advocates as a way to improve working conditions in the fast-food industry when itAxios
Jun 05 2023
Five things the US debt-ceiling deal suggests about the future
1. House MAGA Republicans will be less of a force
It was supposed to be their ace in the hole, their single biggest bargaining leverage. But in the end, House Maga Republicans got surprisingly little out of their agreement to increase the debt ceiling.
Yes, they were irresponsible. They manufactured a debt crisis out of whole cloth. They played a reckless hostage-taking game.Robert Reich
Jun 02 2023
Karine Jean-Pierre stumbles explaining Biden fall at Air Force Academy
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stumbled over her words Friday while attempting to downplay President Joe Biden's viral fall at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Jean-Pierre was asked to give an update on the president's health but quickly moved to discuss why Biden was at the Air Force Academy. FOOD STAMPS: HOW MUCH SNAP RECIPIENTS RECEIVE BY STATE "So, just wanna remind everybodyWashington Examiner
Jun 02 2023
New CMS Alzheimer's drug coverage plan raises questions around worth
A Medicare plan for covering new Alzheimer's drugs treatments is reviving thorny questions about whether pricey treatments with modest success slowing the disease's progression are worth the cost and safety concerns. Driving the news: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Thursday outlined conditions under which it would expand coverage for a specific class of Alzheimer's drugs,Axios
Jun 02 2023
The GOP’s Progress on Work and Welfare
Some Republicans aren’t enthused about the debt-ceiling deal that Speaker Kevin McCarthy brokered with President Biden—not enough spending cuts, too few policy concessions. But one reason the deal is worth passing: The provisions on work and welfare are incremental progress the GOP can build on.
The Fiscal Responsibility Act makes several changes to social safety net programs, notablyWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Jun 02 2023
Fulton County investigation into Trump probing activities in other states: Report
A Fulton County, Georgia, investigation into former President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to subvert the 2020 election results is also looking into his activities in other states, according to a new report. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is seeking information from two firms that the Trump campaign commissioned to hire to find election fraud throughout the country after theWashington Examiner