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Censored by Twitter or Facebook? This state’s bill would let you sue

After being shocked by Big Tech censoring President Trump and other conservatives in recent months, Republican state lawmakers introduced a bill that would put social media giants like Twitter and Facebook in legal trouble for restricting political pos...

Charlie Hurt says Biden ‘has no choice at this point but to repeat the attacks on him’ over rioting

Joe Biden has been put on the defensive by being forced to discuss law and order, an issue where President Trump has an advantage, Washington Times opinion editor and Fox News contributor Charlie Hurt said Monday."One of the oldest most ...

Russia will face consequences if Putin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison, White House warns

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny makes a heart gesture during a hearing into an application by the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service to convert his suspended sentence of three and a half years in the Yves Rocher case into a real jail term....

Texas Hispanic lawmakers discuss legislative priorities with NALEO

Texas lawmakers with NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) met virtually Thursday to talk about the next steps in this legislative session.State Rep. Mary González, who is...

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DeSantis embraces YouTube alternative as conservatives battle Big Tech

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is embracing a YouTube alternative after the Google-owned platform removed a video featuring the Republican governor and public health experts, claiming they shared misinformation.As conservatives battle Big Tec...

Dems’ Green New Deal 2.0 ‘not the way forward’ on climate change: Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg, president of Copenhagen Consensus, slammed Democrats’ plans to reintroduce the Green New Deal, stressing that a "smarter approach" is needed. The author of "False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, a...

Biden’s recovery plan for families set to cost more than $1 trillion, extend enhanced child tax credit

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 15, 2021.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden's next economic recovery package will cost at least $1 trillion and extend ...

Virgin Galactic shares drop after Cathie Wood’s new space ETF dumps nearly half its holding

In this articleVABKVirgin Galactic's spacecraft Unity comes into land during a glide test flight on May 1, 2020.Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic shares fell in trading Tuesday after Ark Invest's space exploration ETF sold nearly half its stake in the spa...

Texas Daily

Texas Republicans push anti-renewable energy bills

Texas Republicans have made renewables their latest legislative target. A number of bills are being considered in the Texas legislature that would impose additional costs on renewable energy. Th...

Gun v. Taser: Does Potter’s shooting of Daunte Wright make sense?

In yet another police involved shooting in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed in his car after he was pulled over for an expired car registration according...

How a Texas-based company ended up at the center of one of the worst hacks in history

Thanks to the craziness of the past year, one of the biggest stories of 2020 may have gone under your radar. In one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history, hackers penetrated th...

A new sense of urgency for Texas to expand Medicaid

Texas is one of just twelve states that has not expanded Medicaid. Now, the question of whether or not the state will expand Medicaid has gotten more urgent with the repeal of a Trump-era waiver...

Law and Order

The Trump administration is ending the census count early. Here’s what that means for Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration can end the 2020 census count early on October 15. This will undoubtedly throw a process already complicated by the COVID-19...

COVID-19: India reports 45,230 fresh cases, 496 deaths in last 24 hours

With 45,230 new infections in the last 24 hours, India's total COVID-19 tally reached 82,29,313 on Monday, according to the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With 496 new deaths, the cumulative toll in the country reached 1,22,6...

CBSE Class 10 Board Exams 2021 cancelled: This is how marks will be allotted

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has canceled the Class 10 Board Exams after high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid requests for the cancellation of exams due to the massive spike in COVID-19 cases. Around 21.5 l...

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Kansas Democrat, 20, who admitted to ‘revenge porn,’ wins House state race

Kansas Democrat Aaron Coleman, 20, who has admitted to being abusive to his ex-girlfriend in 2019 and perpetrating a "revenge porn" incident when he was in middle school, was elected to the state legislature this year despite the efforts of t...

NTPC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 50 Executive Trainee posts, know details here

NTPC Limited has vacancies for Executive Trainee. The recruitment of Executive Trainee will be done through GATE 2021 score and is reserved for only female candidates ad NTPC has invited applications for the same. The registration process began on Frid...

IPL 2021: 50 after five years for Glenn Maxwell against Sunrisers Hyderabad

After being released by Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), it was Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who showed faith in Glenn Maxwell and purchased him in the mini-auction that took place before the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 202...

State Bank of India news: Apply for 149 SBI Specialist Cadre Officer posts – Check details, last date for applying

The State Bank of India (SBI) has invited applications for 149 Specialist Cadre Officer posts in the organisation. Eligible candidates can apply online through the State Bank of India's official site - sbi.co.in. It is important for candidates to note ...

Sen. Lindsey Graham blasts Democrats court-packing plan; says Biden has created ‘instability’

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., slammed Democrats on "Justice with Judge Jeanine" for their attempt to pack the Supreme Court, calling it a "dramatic, bold move," and saying he would "destroy the Supreme Court as we know it." SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM...

Dallas Morning News

Lockdown in Delhi? CM Arvind Kejriwal likely to make BIG announcement today

Amid the rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Delhi and other parts of India, it seems that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi is likely to extend the weekend lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly virus in the national capital. ...

Biden administration backs D.C. statehood, urges ‘swift’ action as House prepares to vote on bill

Activists hold signs as they take part in a rally in support of DC statehood near the US Capitol in Washington, DC on March 22, 2021.Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration on Tuesday formally threw its support behind a long-shot bid f...

Conway makes case for Trump reelection: ‘The antidote to uncertainty is not more uncertainty’

Reelecting President Trump is in the best interest of the American people, former counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told Fox News' "Democracy 2020 Election Preview" Sunday.“I think that we’re missing what’s most important to Americans,” Conwa...

Herschel Walker tells James Clyburn he took Trump out of context with latest criticism

Former NFL star Herschel Walker pushed back on House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., on Sunday after the latter said that President Trump called a Black woman a dog."I'm going to pray for you as well because you took the president a little bit out...

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About 150 Cadillac dealers take GM buyouts rather than invest in EVs

General Motors released this teaser image of an illuminated Cadillac crest on the front of the Lyriq ahead of the crossover's debut.GMDETROIT – About 150 General Motors dealers have accepted buyouts and will stop selling Cadillacs as the Detroit automa...

Kapil Sharma wipes away weekend blues with the cutest transformation video of his baby girl Anayra

Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chatrath are doting parents to their two kids - daughter Anayra Sharma and newborn son Trishaan Sharma. Although the comedian-actor hasn't posted any photo or video of his baby boy, he often shares the cutest moments of his darli...

It’s not entirely clear how the government will pay for Trump’s $200 Medicare cards

President Donald J. Trump talks about his healthcare vision and signs executive order in Charlotte NCÂ United States on September 24, 2020.Peter Zay | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesIn a speech unveiling his health-care "vision" for America, President Do...

The Arab Spring has been misunderstood

Ten years ago, anti-government protests in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, and Bahrain fostered hope, within the region and without, that a pro-democratic, pan-Arab movement was finally in bloom. But with the exception of Tunisia, the Arab Spring ...

Chaffetz rips Schiff, says House Intel chair should ‘lose his security clearance’ for leaking classified info

If members of Congress have leaked classified information to the media, they should be prosecuted, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said on "Outnumbered" Monday.On Sunday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe de...

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Early Coinbase investor Ron Conway says the crypto economy is the next multi-trillion dollar opportunity

In this articleCOINRon Conway, founder of SV AngelNoah berger | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesOn the day of Coinbase's direct listing to go public, prominent tech investor Ron Conway called the crypto economy "the next multi-trillion dollar opportunity in in...

New Jersey high school wrestling coach is CEO of $100 million firm that owns one deli

In this articleHWINYour Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, N.J.Google EarthHe's a legend in New Jersey high school wrestling – and a mystery in the stock market.Paul Morina, the principal of Paulsboro, New Jersey, High School, is listed in financial records a...

‘Without taking a single penny from me’: Krushna Abhishek congratulates sister Arti Singh on buying new car on her own

Arti Singh achieved a milestone as she became a proud owner of a swanky car. The Bigg Boss 13 finalist and actor took to her Instagram page and shared a series of photos while posing with her brand new car and beaming with happiness. She was joined by ...

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Virginia voter registration website goes down on last day to register

Voters cast their ballots for the 2020 election at an early, in-person voting location in Arlington, Virginia, on September 18, 2020.Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty ImagesVirginia's Citizen Portal has gone down due to a cut fiber on Tuesday, pr...

CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2021: BIG update students must know

The Board exams for classes 10 and 12 have been cancelled and postponed, respectively by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) amid the massive surge in the COVID-19 caseload in the country. The exams were scheduled to be held from May 4 till...

Seattle’s socialist councilwoman in bitter recall fight

A bitter political battle has broken out in Seattle where one of the city's councilmembers is facing a recall effort led by residents who expressed dismay over her conduct during recent protests.On Thursday, Seattle resident Ernest Lou made his ca...

Twitter had a major outage on Thursday

Twitter CEO and Co Founder, Jack Dorsey addresses students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), on November 12, 2018 in New Delhi, India.Amal KS | Hindustan Times | Getty ImagesTwitter's website was down Thursday afternoon, with users who tried...

Amplify to launch ‘clean living’ ETF for new-age sensibilities: CEO

The clean living craze isn't stopping at corporate America.The trend has now seeped into the exchange-traded fund market, where Amplify ETFs — the firm behind popular thematic funds such as the Amplify Seymour Cannabis ETF (CNBS) and the Amplify Transf...

Conway makes case for Trump reelection: ‘The antidote to uncertainty is not more uncertainty’

Reelecting President Trump is in the best interest of the American people, former counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told Fox News' "Democracy 2020 Election Preview" Sunday.“I think that we’re missing what’s most important to Americans,” Conwa...

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Texas border resident blasts Biden’s ‘truly shameful’ immigration policies on ‘Fox & Friends’

President Biden’s immigration policies are "truly shameful," a Texas resident who lives near the border said on Thursday, reacting to a report that more than 100 illegal immigrants released by the Border Patrol into Texas were infected w...

Homebuilder confidence rises in April despite record high lumber prices

A worker carries lumber as he builds a new home in Petaluma, California.Getty ImagesOne year after home construction ground to a screeching halt due to the Covid pandemic, builders are more than bullish yet again.Builder sentiment increased 1 point in ...

Dr. Fauci joining Snapchat to boost vaccine confidence among target demographics in WH media blitz: report

The Biden administration has reportedly partnered with Twitter and Facebook to inform users of their COVID-19 vaccine eligibility as states move to make all U.S. residents 16 and older eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.An unnamed adminis...

Dems’ Green New Deal 2.0 ‘not the way forward’ on climate change: Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg, president of Copenhagen Consensus, slammed Democrats’ plans to reintroduce the Green New Deal, stressing that a "smarter approach" is needed. The author of "False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, a...