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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law restricting law enforcement's use of deadly force Monday, calling for "respect for human life and dignity." UPI
VOA VIEW: Newsom is a dangerous fool - he is endangering the public.
Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot.Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: The Squad is a group of Anti America fools.
Oscar-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon appeared to take a shot at Elizabeth Warren on Monday during a Bernie Sanders presidential campaign event in Iowa. “He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” Sarandon told the crowd during her introduction of Sanders, where she also listed progressive issues long-supported by the Vermont Senator,... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The left is against the left - good.
Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson said Monday that she will create a “Department of Peace” if she’s elected to the highest office in the country. Williamson, a self-help guru turned 2020 presidential contender, said in press release that the peace department will focus on issues such as combating white supremacy and creating “restorative justice programs.”... New York Post
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Lightning-rod lawyer Michael Avenatti was merely exercising his First Amendment rights when he demanded $22.5 million from Nike — not extorting them, his attorneys argue in new court papers. “Mr. Avenatti is being charged with a speech crime,” his attorneys Scott Srebnick and Jose Quinon wrote in yet another attempt to convince a Manhattan federal... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Avenatti is a major fool.
Chief executives from the Business Roundtable, including the leaders of Apple and JPMorgan Chase, argued that companies must also invest in employees and deliver value to customers. New York Times
Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The are an abortion organization.
The social media companies removed accounts and said they were sowing divisive messages about the Hong Kong protests. New York Times
Though top fundraiser, President Donald Trump received less than his top Democratic challengers combined. San Diego Tribune
The airline is eliminating nonstop flights on several routes, including Los Angeles-Cancun, Boston-Atlanta and Dallas-Oklahoma City, effective Jan. 6.
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Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro's plan comes a week after the Trump administration announced that it would reduce regulations relating to the Endangered Species Act.
VOA VIEW: Castro is a flake.
Some White House officials are floating a possible temporary payroll tax cut to help prevent the economy from slowing, as the 2020 election approaches. While discussions are said to be at an early stage, one White House ally said Monday that officials have discussed the use of revenue collected from ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The operative word is "floating."
NEW YORK — New court records show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. A law firm representing Epstein's estate confirmed Monday that the papers were filed last week in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The records put the estate at ... Washington Times
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Attorney General Barr has announced the appointment of a new director for the Bureau of Prisons amid the scandal over Jeffrey Epstein's suicide. ABC
VOA VIEW: A change is needed based on what happened.
The Pentagon conducted a test of a land-based cruise missile on Sunday, the first such test since the U.S. pulled out of the INF Treaty. ABC
The U.S. suspects the Iranian vessels is breaking sanctions against Syria. ABC
VOA VIEW: The US should take it over.
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The PM insists the UK will be ready for a possible no-deal exit, after warnings in a leaked report. BBC
The 2020 Democratic candidate came under fire after seeking a DNA test to back up her claims of having Native American heritage CBS
VOA VIEW: Warren is a fake fool
The police officer involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner has been fired. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," sparked a national conversation about race and use of force. Errol Barnett reports. CBS
VOA VIEW: A major mistake.
The report comes as Trump in recent days has lashed out over media reports about growing recession fears. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Believe Trump is looking for America First.
The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Google is lead and full of liberals and socialists.
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The first two Muslim women in Congress sharply criticized President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a trip to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories was canceled once the two lawmakers were denied entry for supporting a boycott of Israel. CNN
Anthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director who has recently withdrawn his support for President Donald Trump, said Monday that he is putting together a coalition of former Trump Cabinet officials to denounce the President ahead of the 2020 election. CNN
VOA VIEW: A true traitor.
Two members of the far-right Proud Boys have been found guilty of charges including attempted gang assault for their part in a melee that followed a speech at New York's Metropolitan Republican Club. FOX News
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According to the official, Israel is willing to finance flights from an airport in the south for those who are interested in leaving. Jerusalem Post
The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department official said. Reuters
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the former British territory. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China would be wise to adhere to Pence.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not. Reuters
VOA VIEW: A negotiated way out would be best.
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