Florida county rejects New York Times subscriptions: ‘Fake news, I agree with President Trump’

The New York Times says airing national anthem on TV could trigger viewers who hear ‘political overtones’ The New York Times says TV stations should end the tradition of airing the national anthem, claiming it could trigger viewers who hear ‘political overtones.’ A Florida county caused controversy last month by deciding that local libraries wouldn’t provide access to The New […]

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Donald Trump Said That Melania Wouldn't Cry 'Her Eyes Out' If He Was in a Tragedy: Report

Speaking Tuesday at a Republican fundraiser, President Donald Trump reportedly cracked — kind of, sort of — that First Lady Melania Trump would not be overcome with grief if he was in a tragedy. According to Politico, the president was referring to Rep. Steve Scalise, who was wounded in a mass shooting in 2017, when he said: “[Scalise’s spouse] cried her […]

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Gannett acquirer New Media Investment Group reports revenue decline, digital boost

Gannett headquarters in McLean, Va. (Photo: Tim Loehrke, USAT) New Media Investment Group, the company that is set to acquire USA TODAY owner Gannett, reported a decline in overall third-quarter revenue and print advertising, offset partly by an increase in digital revenue, which was helped by a spike in subscriptions. The company, whose GateHouse Media operating division has more than 150 daily publications, […]

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New ‘Sesame Street’ Muppet can be a lifeline for kids with parents trapped by addiction

Alicia Reddy, a nurse known as the “addiction angel” of Staten Island, New York, for her unwavering efforts to help those addicted to opioids quit, told me about one addict who couldn’t stop using heroin despite many attempts and multiple rehabilitation programs. Finally, he fathered a child who had a severe bowel disorder requiring several surgeries. In the process of supporting […]

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New Brexit deal by deadline next week ‘very difficult’ – Leo Varadkar

Striking a new Brexit deal by next week’s deadline will be “very difficult”, the Irish prime minister has warned ahead of a meeting with Boris Johnson. Leo Varadkar accused the UK of not making enough concessions after a source in Downing Street claimed the chances of securing an agreement by 18 October are “essentially impossible”. Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay will […]

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New book speculates Obama opposed Biden 2016 bid because he was 'just another white guy'

Will the US government launch an investigation into Joe Biden’s dealings with Ukraine? Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer says there is nothing wrong with investigating Joe Biden’s dealings with Ukraine and that it should be done through the DOJ. A new book speculates that former President Obama opposed a 2016 run by former Vice President Joe Biden because he […]

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Peter Navarro: New tariffs won't lead to trade war with Europe

Peter Navarro on US, EU trade fight: No fears of a tit-for-tat retaliation White House assistant for trade and manufacturing Peter Navarro discusses the WTO ruling, the market drop and the USMCA. Peter Navarro, White House assistant for trade and manufacturing policy, says the World Trade Organization’s judgment in favor of the United States won’t be the start of a […]

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Elizabeth Warren calls for new tax on 'excessive lobbying'

Retirement savings could be taxed under Warren wealth tax plans: Economist Heritage Foundation’s Romina Boccia discusses 2020 Democrats potentially taxing pensions and retirement savings as part of their wealth tax plans. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday unveiled a new plan to crack down on the multibillion-dollar lobbying industry, proposing a tax on “excessive” lobbying expenditures. Continue Reading Below […]

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