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Proposal would allow cops to sue protesters and collect financial damages. ABC
Hundreds turned out to protest the German government’s anti-coronavirus measures ABC
VOA VIEW: This will happen worldwide.
The shortage of ammunition is even affecting law enforcement agencies. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden has raised fear.
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CBS News’ Mark Strassmann reports that as COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths rise, fear is a motivating factor, with vaccination rates up 30% nationally. CBS
VOA VIEW: Things are sounding bad for the nation.
Members of the Senate remained in Washington, D.C., for a rare weekend session as they await legislative text. CBS
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Senators are working to hammer out a bipartisan deal on infrastructure. A Supreme Court decision prevents the CDC from approving another eviction moratorium extension. Christina Ruffini reports. CBS
VOA VIEW: Not a chance for a valid extension.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says the spread of the Delta variant has "magnified the problem," with tens of millions of Americans still unvaccinated. CBS
Apple was among big tech stocks investors sold after earnings along with Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon. The earnings power of these companies has not changed. CNBC
Choice and Compass Mining teamed up to offer tax-free bitcoin mining within an IRA, but not all accountants are sure the IRS will approve. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The operative word is "scheme."
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Used car prices are at all-time highs, but there are signs that may change as new car inventory improves despite continued semiconductor chip shortages. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation may take another challenge.
It's the second delay to office returns amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The country is going backward instead of forward.
The push for a four-day workweek has gained momentum during the coronavirus pandemic, but a shorter workweek may not resonate on Wall Street. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A four day workweek would be be a big strain.
Friday's jobs report could be a catalyst that helps determine whether markets are volatile or will trade like it's the quiet dog days of August. CNBC
VOA VIEW: No jolt if jobs don't show an increase.
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There comes a point in every awful horror movie where a character does something so careless and shortsighted a viewer loses faith in the storyteller. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems are destroying the nation.
Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County -- a move that could result in a GOP takeover of election operations in a heavily Democratic region of this battleground state. CNN
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked at a Saturday night event that it "will be hard not to hit" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker's gavel if Republicans take control of the chamber in the 2022 midterms and he becomes speaker. CNN
VOA VIEW: Pelosi should be ousted.
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After Fox News rejected a promo from MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell for a live streamed event that seeks to prove that former President Donald Trump won the 2020 election, Lindell has pulled his ads from the network. CNN
VOA VIEW: The truth will come out.
An investigation into a middle school history lesson in Washington state found no racial intent when a teacher asked her students to clean cotton – including a pair of Black twin sisters. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Everything seems to be a race issue.
California spent nearly $200 million to set up, operate and staff alternate care sites that ultimately provided little help when the state's worst coronavirus surge spiraled out of control last winter, forcing exhausted hospital workers to treat patients in tents and cafeterias. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Dems are destroying CA.
The longtime former head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany says the diocese covered up sexual abuse by priests for decades and protected clergy by sending them to private treatment instead of calling police. FOX News
VOA VIEW: No surprise for years - the Church must clean its act.
An Iranian national who lives in Montreal allegedly exported lab equipment that is controlled for nuclear nonproliferation reasons from the United States to Iran through Canada and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). FOX News
VOA VIEW: It is hard to trust an Iranian.
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Halfway through the Summer Olympics in Japan, coronavirus cases are surging in the nation during a state of emergency though the outbreak is nowhere near as severe as other places in the world. UPI
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday warned that COVID-19 infections "are going to get worse" as the Delta variant continues to spread rapidly, particularly among unvaccinated people, causing hospitalizations to rise. UPI
VOA VIEW: Fauci is an idiot.
A federal eviction moratorium expired Saturday after Congress failed to pass legislation extending the ban, prompting some House progressives to sleep outside the Capitol in protest. UPI
VOA VIEW: A wrongful lost cause.
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