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  • FBI Probes Campaign Donations to Sen. Susan Collins
    on May 18, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been reviewing a possible scheme to funnel illegal donations to the 2020 re-election campaign of U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, recently unsealed court records in Washington show.The FBI is investigating whether...

  • 'American Idol' Judges React to Singer Being Dropped for Previous KKK Video
    on May 18, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    The American Idol judges break their silence in the wake of country singer Caleb Kennedy being dropped from the show due to a leaked controversial KKK related video, reported People Magazine.

  • Tim Scott Rips WashPost for Headline Criticizing Israel's Iron Dome
    on May 18, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Tuesday hit out at The Washington Post for running a headline that appeared to blame Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system for perpetuating the conflict in the Gaza strip.

  • McConnell Hits 'Pause' on Dems' Effort to Create Jan. 6 Panel
    on May 18, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    enate Republicans are signaling that they will try to block - or at least slow down - a Democratic effort to create a 9/11-style commission on the deadly Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol, threatening the chances of a deeper, independent look at the siege and how it could...

  • Michigan Judge Dismisses Final Election Lawsuit Claiming Fraud
    on May 18, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    A Michigan judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to audit and recount votes from the 2020 presidential election in Antrim County, a case former President Donald Trump touted as "major," the Washington Examiner reports.

  • House Passes Hate Crimes Bill After Asian-American Attacks; Next Stop, Biden
    on May 18, 2021 at 9:29 pm

    The House passed by a wide bipartisan margin legislation to combat hate crimes across the country, a measure sparked by a sharp rise in attacks against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders since the coronavirus pandemic began.The 364-62 vote comes just weeks after the...

  • Sparks Fly in Arizona Recount
    on May 18, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    A faction of Arizona Republicans is actively feuding with the GOP-led Arizona Senate over the audit of the 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County, with county officials battling Senate President Karen Fann over claims of "serious issues" uncovered by...

  • Texas Governor Bars Mask Mandates for Schools, Other Government Entities
    on May 18, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday ordered all government entities in the state, including school districts, to lift mask mandates by week's end, though existing guidelines for face-coverings in schools may remain in effect through June 4. Abbott's executive order puts Texas...

  • S&P 500 Backs Off on Weak Telecom Stocks Despite Strong Retail Earnings
    on May 18, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday as a sharp decline in telecom stocks and weak housing starts data overshadowed better-than-expected earnings from Walmart and Home Depot.AT&T Inc was among the biggest percentage decliners in the benchmark S&P 500. It extended declines...

  • Pentagon Plans to Monitor Troops' Social Media For Extremism
    on May 18, 2021 at 7:41 pm

    The Pentagon intends to screen social media content for extremist material in a pilot program said to be part of the Biden administration’s crackdown on domestic extremism, The Intercept reports.