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The Hawaii congresswoman, a critic of U.S. policy in the Marshall Islands, wants 'fresh eyes' on a leaking nuclear waste dump in the central Pacific. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Gabbard should get a life.
Recent comments by Trump administration officials have drawn renewed attention to Hollywood's moves to placate Chinese censors. LA Times
VOA VIEW: America should wake up to China.
President Trump's deployment of federal agents to Portland and other U.S. cities has reignited protests against police brutality and racism. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The protesters will lose.
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Nearly 60 Seattle police officers were injured during weekend clashes with explosive-hurling anti-cop demonstrators, according to the department — which released photos and body-camera footage of the carnage. “Officers are recovering from protests yesterday where they were struck with explosives, rocks, bottles, and wood,” the department’s public-affairs wrote Sunday, of the Saturday unrest. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Dems better wake up.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday unveiled the Republican HEALS act to address the coronavirus pandemic — including another round of $1,200 stimulus checks. McConnell said the bill, expected to cost about $1 trillion, gives a liability shield to businesses and funds to schools. New York Post
VOA VIEW: There should be no deal.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently above following his own orders. Now-viral video and images show the Democratic New York governor hugging the Savannah, Ga. mayor — without wearing a face mask — during his recent trip to the Peach State to help with the city’s coronavirus response. A mask-less Cuomo — despite his own April... New York Post
President Trump donned a mask in public for the second time on Monday as he toured a North Carolina facility helping develop a coronavirus vaccine. As he walked the floor of the Fujifilm factory with company executives, Trump could be seen wearing the same navy blue facial covering with a presidential seal that he sported... New York Post
President Trump announced Monday that he will nominate retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor to be the next US ambassador to Germany. Macgregor is a favorite among Trump supporters who want to pull US troops from the Mideast and Afghanistan. As ambassador, he would oversee Trump’s plan to slash the substantial US troop presence in Germany.... New York Post
People wearing face coverings will take in fewer coronavirus particles, evidence suggests, making disease less severe. New York Times
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The former national security adviser is on the short list to be Joe Biden’s running mate. She has never been elected to public office, but in 2018 she took a close look at running for the Senate — and at her own political strengths and vulnerabilities. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A foolish want-to-be.
The president mounted his most forceful and detailed legal attack yet on the subpoena for his tax returns from the Manhattan district attorney. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Tax returns are private.
This stimulus bill, the fifth since the pandemic began in March, is likely the last economic rescue package before the November election.
The first debate between President Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden will take place in Cleveland.
VOA VIEW: Biden would try to do anything to avoid a debate with Trump.
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"No, I won't be going, no," Trump said when asked if he'll pay respects to Lewis on Monday as he departed for a trip to North Carolina.
VOA VIEW: It would be hypocritical.
Colin Kaepernick and Anthony Fauci will share a "human rights" award this year. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights group announced Monday that the former NFL quarterback and the nation's top infectious-disease expert are among the recipients of this year's Ripple of Hope Award. Washington Times
The owners of a New Jersey gym that has repeatedly defied Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order to remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic were arrested Monday on contempt charges. Ian Smith, 33, of Delanco Township, and Frank Trumbetti, 51, of Williamstown, were also charged with obstruction and ... Washington Times
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MLB canceled two matchups after the Miami Marlins members tested positive for COVID-19. ABC
VOA VIEW: True facts - the NFL will be harder hit.
North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un has visited a national cemetery and handed out commemorative pistols to army officers, as he pushes to muster public support for efforts to contain a potential coronavirus outbreak ABC
Robert O’Brien, President Trump’s national security adviser, has tested positive for COVID-19, making him the highest profile Trump official to report having the virus. ABC
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a solid 7.3% in June, the second big monthly gain as manufacturing tries to climb out of a spring slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemic ABC
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said to make the move with working parents, whose kids' schedules are uncertain, in mind. CBS
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Speaking from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress will stay in session until the next coronavirus aid bill is passed. "We can't go home without it," she said." CBS
VOA VIEW: Pelosi is an idiot.
Despite pleas from protesters in Portland, federal agents are staying put, firing tear gas and physically clashing with demonstrators overnight. City and state leaders, including the mayor who was tear-gassed himself, are demanding they leave. CBS
About 30 million Americans are now relying on unemployment checks as Congress is working to pass a new stimulus package before extended unemployment benefits end this month. This comes as unemployment claims continue to rise. CBS
VOA VIEW: This should not be a free country - some one will have to pay.
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White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is "not particularly concerned" about the safety risk of a potential coronavirus vaccine by Moderna, despite the fact that it uses new technology to fight the virus. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Fauci is a nobody.
The current Alexa app is often hard to use, offering random irrelevant prompts from the home screen and forcing users to dig through menus to find different settings. CNBC
Gold prices touched record prices on Monday morning in Asia as worries over issues such as the coronavirus pandemic as well as U.S.-China trade tensions weighed on investor sentiment. CNBC
VOA VIEW: We saw it coming.
Two of the biggest retailers in the U.S. are closing their doors on Thanksgiving this year, sidestepping a recent tradition of keeping the lights on for customers after their turkey dinners. CNBC
Tom Ridge, former Homeland Security Secretary and former Republican governor of Pennsylvania addresses mail-in voting concerns ahead of the 2020 presidential election. CNN
VOA VIEW: No question - with Dems trying to win by any way possible.
Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka didn't mince words when he was asked about athletes who kneel during the national anthem. CNN
VOA VIEW: No question - love it or leave it.
A man who admitted fatally shooting an armed police brutality protester in Austin Saturday night was taken into custody and then released pending further investigation, the Texas city's police chief said. FOX News
A smaller Oregon city less than a two-hour drive from Portland experienced rioting Saturday night as hundreds targeted a county jail and federal courthouse with fireworks before attacking businesses downtown while employees remained trapped inside. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The madness is getting too much.
Dozens of Seattle police officers were injured during another lawless weekend in the city as demonstrations again devolved into destruction and attacks on law enforcement. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The country is out of control.
Israel stopped an attack Monday by Hezbollah militants near Mount Dov after several operatives crossed into Israel from Lebanon, Israel Defense Forces said. No injuries were reported on either side. UPI
The Government Accountability Office on Monday recommended that the Transportation Security Administration establish "quantifiable targets" for its Surface Transportation Security Inspectors Program. UPI
The Pentagon has not taken contractors' risks because of climate change into account, a Government Accountability Office report released Wednesday says. UPI
About three months before the U.S. presidential election, a new survey Monday showed that international approval for President Donald Trump's leadership is still historically low. UPI
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity - foreign countries want the US to be less - Trump makes America great.
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