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Op-Ed: Abbott’s plan to bus migrants to DC falls flat

Gov. Greg Abbott fulfilled his promise to bus migrants to DC this week, flooding the nation’s capital with a whopping… 70 people. Seriously, three busloads over three days and that’s all Abbott could muster. Not great for Texas’ reputation as the state...

Can Big Tech be reined in without hurting cybersecurity or innovation?

If there’s one thing the right and the left can agree on it’s their dislike of Big Tech. Their grievances are often different; conservatives are concerned with censorship and liberals are concerned with disinformation while both worry about the lack of...

Biden’s budget had a billionaire tax but Manchin shot it down

The White House’s budget released Monday included a new tax on billionaires but it didn’t take long for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) to throw cold water on the idea. The proposed “Billionaire Minimum Income Tax” would impose a new minimum tax of 20...

Jan. 6 committee investigating Ted Cruz’s role in plot to overturn 2020 election

The House select committee to investigate January 6 is looking into Ted Cruz’s alleged role in the plot to overturn the 2020 election, according to the Washington Post.The Post reports that the committee is interested in Cruz’s contact with Trump l...

Don’t turn the Gulf into a sacrifice zone, environmental groups tell Biden

Gulf Coast environmental groups are speaking out against a new plan by the Biden administration to expand U.S. gas supply to Europe in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The White House plan is an attempt to curb Europe’s reliance on Ru...

Texas could be a target for Russian cyberattacks

President Joe Biden issued a dire warning on Monday that Russia is considering cyberattacks against the United States. The war in Ukraine is going rather poorly for Russia, with Western-supplied weapons wreaking havoc on Russia’s military while sanctio...

All the Lowlights from Cruz and Cornyn at Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearing

On the second day of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing to the Supreme Court, the esteemed jurist got a double whammy of questioning from the two senators from Texas that sit on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Neither John Cornyn nor Te...

Texas Democrats in Congress send letter to ensure Medicaid patients can access Planned Parenthood health centers

On Monday, a group of Democratic members of Congress from Texas issued a letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to enforce Medicaid’s free choice of provider requirement and require the State of Texas to reinstate Planned Pa...

Pelosi visits Dallas for healthcare roundtable

On Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi participated in a healthcare roundtable at Dallas County Health and Human Services. Pelosi was joined by Rep. Colin Allred, local health care leaders, and North Texans who told their personal health care stories.&n...

Lizzie Fletcher testifies in support of Coastal Texas Study recommendations and Port of Houston improvements

On Wednesday, Rep. Lizzie Fletcher testified in front of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and urged the committee to include the Coastal Texas Study’s recommendations in the Water Resource Development Act of 2022 (WRDA) and to c...

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Corporate executives are taking a dim view of their prospects, with a majority now expecting a recession ahead, according to a closely watched business survey released Wednesday.The Conference Board measure of CEO sentiment showed that 57% of responden...
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Cannes 2022: Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia dance to Mame Khan’s Ghoomar, video goes viral

International film festival Cannes 2022 begins on a high note, as Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia and Urvashi Rautela danced to Mame Khan's song Ghoomar. Bollywood lovely ladies were accompanied by iconic folk singer-composer Mame Khan ...

AFC Cup 2022: Gokulam Kerala shock ATK Mohun Bagan with 4-2 statement win

Having successfully retained their I-league crown recently, Gokulam Kerala stunned Indian Super League (ISL) heavyweights ATK Mohun Bagan with a statement 4-2 win in the AFC Cup 2022 at Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday. The match between Gokulam K...

UN experts say mass eviction of Palestinians a possible war crime

Geneva, Switzerland – Israel’s decision to evict approximately 1,200 Palestinians from their homes in Masafer Yatta in the occupied West Bank may amount to a war crime, UN human rights experts said.The decision to forcibly transfer the Palestinian resi...

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After the cost of lemon touched unprecedented heights, tomato has become the latest vegetable to put a huge dent in the monthly grocery budgets of consumers. The price of tomato has soared in several parts of the country due to a number of factors. In ...