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Longtime Fox News host Shepard Smith is leaving the network and stepping down from his role as chief news anchor and managing editor of the channel, the news network announced Friday. Smith, who anchored his last afternoon newscast on “Shepard Smith Reporting” Friday, said he asked Fox to cut him from his contract so he... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Good change for Fox.
The chairman of one of the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committees leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump said on Friday the committee would continue and "accelerate" its efforts. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Schiff will look like a bigger fool than he is.
A group of US Special Forces troops were caught close to the action in Syria when Turkey shelled Kurdish positions in the area, a report said Friday. A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek that the attack by the Turkish forces was so heavy that the US personnel considered firing back in self-defense but ultimately withheld... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Bad news for Turkey.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday scolded the NBA for appeasing China in the continuing controversy surrounding the NBA and the communist country. Pompeo told the American Association of Christian Counselors in Nashville, Tennessee, that he wished the NBA would call out on China’s human rights abuses, Fox News reported. “The Chinese Communist Party... New York Post
The Cuomo administration is ordering National Grid to provide natural gas hookups to over 1,100 previously denied Brooklyn-based customers. The Public Service Commission, the state body that licenses and oversees public utility companies, announced Friday that National Grid must provide service to customers or else face “millions of dollars in penalties.” Previously, 1,157 customers had... New York Post
Mr. McAleenan oversaw a border security agency that grappled with the most crossings at the southwestern border in more than a decade, prompting the ire of the president. New York Times
But the department did not agree with President Trump’s lawyers that a sitting president is immune from criminal investigation. New York Times
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan was stepping down and a new acting chief of the agency would be named next week. Rueters
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Donald Trump, facing an impeachment inquiry over the Ukraine scandal, wouldn't say if Rudy Giuliani was still his attorney. "I don't know," he said. USA Today
VOA VIEW: USA Today propaganda.
The nonpartisan organization that sponsors presidential debates has released the schedule for the 2020 general election.
Prosecutors have charged a New York judge over a scheme to impede a federal investigation into a nonprofit financial institution. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman says Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Sylvia Ash was charged with one count of conspiracy to ... Washington Times
Sen. Lindsey Graham reasoned Friday that former congressman Trey Gowdy will make a good addition to President Trump's team of attorneys assuming his legal advice is not ignored. "He brings a lot. He understands the Congress. He's a smart lawyer, but it won't matter if the president won't listen to ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Graham is right.
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House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff claims his investigation into potentially impeachable conduct by President Trump has made "substantial progress" over the past two weeks, despite the administration's attempts to resist. In a "Dear Colleague" letter updating the rest of the Democratic caucus, Mr. Schiff touted the committee's success in getting ... Washington Times
Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine recalled early by the Trump administration, arrived for questioning behind closed doors Friday. ABC
VOA VIEW: Yovanovitch hates Trump.
CBP issued a detention order against a Chinese company with ties to the U.S. ABC
VOA VIEW: A conflict in thought.
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Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe join PayPal in no longer supporting Facebook's effort to launch a currency. BBC
After meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, President Trump spoke with reporters about the first stages of a trade deal. CBS
VOA VIEW: Good, but not as good as it should be.
The rule, slated to go into effect on Tuesday, would have made it easier for the government to reject green card and temporary visa applications from low-income immigrants CBS
VOA VIEW: They will lose at the end.
A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump violated federal law when he used his declaration of a national emergency to get millions for building a wall on the southern border. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The fool judge is a waste.
The announcement came as President Donald Trump said there is a "very substantial phase one deal" between the two superpowers after high-level talks this week. CNBC
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After twenty years as a political correspondent for Fox News, the election of Donald Trump was the last straw for Carl Cameron. CNN
VOA VIEW: Weed out the liberals.
A California man was indicted in Miami this week on charges that he defrauded and extorted elderly Spanish-speaking U.S. residents by partnering with Peruvian-based call centers, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. FOX News
EU gives go-ahead to weekend meetings after PM appears to backtrack on customs stanceBoris Johnson has signalled that he will make a last-ditch U-turn on his plans for the Irish border, setting up 48 hours of intense negotiations that will make or break a Brexit deal.On a day of rapid movement in talks, EU sources said the prime minister had conceded that there could not be a customs border on the island of Ireland – a critical step away from his previous position. Guardian
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Trump said the United States would not bear the expense of the deployment. "Saudi Arabia, at my request, has agreed to pay us for everything we’re doing," he told reporters. Jerusalem Post
"We have not abandoned the Kurds, let me be clear about that," U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters at the Pentagon. Jerusalem Post
Since January, the U.S. government has ordered 16,000 migrants under 18, including nearly 500 infants, to wait with their families in Mexico for U.S. immigration court hearings, a Reuters analysis of government data found. Reuters
The United States announced the deployment of additional American military forces to Saudi Arabia on Friday to bolster the kingdom's defenses after the Sept. 14 attack on its oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran. Reuters
U.S. farmers cheered the Trump administration's announcement of a potentially dramatic increase in U.S. agricultural sales to China on Friday but warned they needed to see a follow-through of actual purchases. Reuters
President Donald Trump is giving his administration the authority to implement sanctions on Turkey after its military action against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday. UPI
A federal appeals court ruled Friday President Donald Trump can't keep personal and business financial records from House investigators, who want to examine them for potential conflicts of interest and foreign payments. UPI
VOA VIEW: The Supreme Court will correct the stupidity.
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