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Minnesota Gov. Walz asks Trump for disaster declaration after George Floyd riots trigger over $500M in damages

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has asked President Trump for a federal disaster declaration in his state due to “extensive fire damage” and other destruction in the unrest that followed George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody on Memorial Day.“We ne...

McCarthy says he’ll introduce bill blocking funds for states that don’t protect statues

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday he will introduce legislation that will block federal funding for states that do no protect their historical monuments and statues."I’ll be introducing legislation to withhold funding from states and c...

Ousted SDNY federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman to appear before House Judiciary Committee next week

Former Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman will testify next week before the House Judiciary committee in a closed door hearing – just weeks after President Trump fired him. Berman will appear before the Democrat-led House commi...

Jessica Cisneros is not done: How taking on a political machine transformed South Texas

Four months after running for Congress, Jessica Cisneros has settled into a different routine. Instead of knocking doors, she is drafting motions and affidavits as an immigration attorney. Inste...

Trump swipes at Biden, says tax hikes would tank market: ‘401ks will drop down to nothing’

President Trump is warning that if Democratic challenger Joe Biden is elected in November, the stock market will collapse and Americans' financial investments “will drop down to nothing.”As he was touting the June unemployment report on ...

Feds arrest ‘ringleader’ in attack on Andrew Jackson statue by White House

Federal law enforcement officials on Thursday arrested a man in Washington they call a “ringleader” in the recent attempt to destroy the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Square near the White House.Law enforcement source...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over House request for Mueller grand jury material

The Supreme Court announced Thursday that the justices will hear arguments in the Trump administration's challenge against the House Judiciary Committee's attempt to access the secret grand jury materials from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.This...

Biden and DNC outraise Trump and RNC during blockbuster fundraising month

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden both set eye-popping fundraising records last month – but Biden’s records were larger.The former vice president’s campaign announced on Wednesday night that they, the Democratic National Committee (DN...

Trump campaign, RNC smash fundraising records in June

President Trump's reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee (RNC) and joint fundraising ventures announced a record-setting quarter in which they raised more than $266 million -- $131 million of which came in the month of June al...

AOC, de Blasio battle over NYC’s budget cuts to NYPD: ‘She’s just wrong’

It’s a clash of the lefty titans.Firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Mayor Bill de Blasio are engaged in another public spat — this time after Hizzoner called the lawmaker “just wrong” when she accused him of fudging his $1 billion cut to ...
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Needham lowers Google estimates amid ‘search weakness’ and growing threat from Amazon

The Google search application is seen running on an iPhone on September 5, 2018.Jaap Jurriens | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesNeedham analysts predict Google's second quarter revenue will be down 7% year-over-year because of the company's declining U.S. ...
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Mulvaney warns Trump will face ‘headwinds’ if election turns into ‘referendum’ on himself

Former acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has a blunt assessment of President Trump's chances in November’s presidential election, saying the president should hope it doesn't turn into "a referendum" on himself.“If the president can go bac...

West Bengal: Complete lockdown in containment zones, buffer zones of Kolkata, South 24 Parganas from July 9

The West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to impose strict lockdown in COVID-19 affected areas by clubbing together containment zones and buffer zones near them from July 9 as the number of cases continues to rise in the state.  Officials sai...

Factory blast near Iran’s capital kills two in latest explosion

Two people were killed in an explosion at a factory south of Tehran on Tuesday, the latest in a series of fires and explosions, some of which have hit sensitive sites.State news agency IRNA reported "human error" was the cause of the blast. "Two people...

Hires hit one-month record high while layoffs see new low, JOLTS report shows

Waiters set up tables in front of a restaurant on a street on the first day of the phase two re-opening of businesses following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in New York, on June 22, 2020.Carlo Allegri | ReutersHirings showed their biggest mo...