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With the annual global human rights report, the Biden administration criticizes how Trump officials limited the defense of LGBTQ and women's rights. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is a leftwing radical.
What's come over Joe Biden? His first two months as president haven't been perfect, but they've been as close to it as any in his long and bumpy career. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The career has been one of a loser - no accomplishment other than get elected.
Now they’ve come for sheet music — “they” being the woke lunatics, and sheet music being just that, musical notation, now deemed a horrible racist transgression at Oxford University (of all places). This weekend, The Daily Mail reported that Oxford University was considering “scrapping sheet music” because it’s “too colonial” — guilty of “complicity in... New York Post
VOA VIEW: These are sad times.
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Suspected Russian hackers stole thousands of diplomatic emails from Washington, in a new Moscow-led cyberattack on Washington, Politico reported. The hackers breached emails from department bureaus that work on issues related to allies in European and Indo-Pacific nations as well as NATO, Congressional sources told the outlet. It does not appear that the suspects infiltrated... New York Post
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is reportedly being investigated by federal authorities, who are probing whether he had sex with a 17-year-old girl and violated sex trafficking laws. The Department of Justice initiated the probe, three sources told The New York Times, which is said to stem from an existing investigation into one of Gaetz’s political... New York Post
Burma’s military celebrated Saturday’s annual “Armed Forces Day” with a parade in the capital of Naypyitaw — and with the killing of 114 anti-coup protesters. It marked the bloodiest day since the junta (which also insists on calling the country the made-up name Myanmar) ousted the democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi on... New York Post
VOA VIEW: There is no legitimate answer.
Cuomo’s aides are mostly civil servants caught up in a scandal and their loyalty under oath will be to themselves. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Cuomo must be ousted.
The president will propose using the revenue from increasing corporate taxes to pay for eight years of ambitious spending on roads, bridges, utilities and other needs. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Corporations will move out the country.
The Minnesota senator presents her case for why regulating companies like Facebook and Google is crucial for the future of our democracy. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Big Tech's have to be taken down a peg or more.
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As eligibility rapidly expands to all adults in many states, a new poll shows an increase in Americans who want to get a shot. Here’s the latest on Covid-19. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The more who get the vaccine, the more will want it.
New York lawmakers voted Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, and Gov. Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law.
VOA VIEW: It will be like legalized liquor.
The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the removal of a Confederate monument which stands in front of a county courthouse where protests have been staged for several years and which intensified last year after the death of George Floyd. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The liberal madness grows.
The Trump administration warned President Biden’s transition team last year to expect a migrant surge if it followed through on his immigration campaign promises, and even presented modeling to show how bad it might get, a senior official told The Washington Times. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden acted like a fool
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The House ethics committee said Tuesday it has upheld a $5,000 fine imposed on Rep. Louie Gohmert for failing to go through metal detectors when he entered the floor of the House chamber last month. Mr. Gohmert had argued he had been screened, then left the chamber to go to ... Washington Times
Three wildfires burning through the Midwest is threatening hundreds of homes and has shut down Mount Rushmore Memorial National Park. ABC
The Biden administration for the first time on Tuesday allowed news media inside a Customs and Border Protection facility facing unprecedented overcrowding. ABC
VOA VIEW: Everything was cleaned up, so it would not look as bad.
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Former President Donald Trump could face questioning under oath about a former “Apprentice” contestant’s sexual assault allegations against him after a ruling from New York’s highest court Tuesday in her defamation case ABC
VOA VIEW: Trump would not have to sexually attack anyone
Alabama counties were supposed to be able to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses Monday, but a message from the state's chief justice has confused matters. Chip Reid spoke with judge Roy Moore who insists gay-marriage is a violation of Alabama law. CBS
VOA VIEW: The judge went too far.
President Biden said 90% of adults should be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in less than three weeks, by April 19. Ed O'Keefe reports. CBS
Jan Crawford, chief legal correspondent for CBS News, joins CBSN to discuss the Supreme Court’s refusal to delay a federal judge’s order allowing same-sex marriages in Alabama. CBS
VOA VIEW: As they should, but it loses a definitive meaning.
On the first day of the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, prosecutors played a nine-minute, 29-second video of the former officer's knee on George Floyd's neck before calling witnesses to testify. One of Floyd's family members say the video is too difficult to watch. CBS
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Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm weighs in on the rise in COVID-19 cases, changing vaccine timelines and the U.S. outlook in the pandemic. CBS
Biden's infrastructure speech will set the stage for another major legislative battle, after the $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill was passed earlier in March. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Another mass expenditure to help the left.
Volkswagen's U.S. unit will not change its name even after the German automaker issued a statement on Tuesday saying it would. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Many fell for the lie.
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Biden is set to unveil his infrastructure and recovery plan, and some Democrats want it to include emergency economic aid like stimulus payments. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Free money that will buy votes and leave a major deficit.
The WHO's 120-paged report was published Tuesday and produced by a team of international scientists. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden wants to keep funding this joke.
The U.S. returned 18.3 million barrels of oil temporarily stored in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve by companies that rented space there last year. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Now Biden opens the floodgates to higher oil prices.
More than two months into his presidency, President Joe Biden has yet to name someone to lead an agency at the forefront of the coronavirus fight: the US Food and Drug Administration. CNN
After two years of searching for problems with the investigation into Donald Trump's campaign advisers in 2016 and their ties to Russia, federal prosecutor John Durham hasn't found wrongdoing by Obama-era intelligence officials involved who were outside of the FBI. CNN
Donald Trump is back online. CNN
A federal grand jury did not hand down any convictions Monday in the trial for three White St. Louis police officers accused of beating a Black undercover detective during a 2017 Black Lives Matter protest so badly that he had to undergo several surgeries and was unable to eat solid food for weeks. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A big question.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations might become mandatory for enrollment at colleges and universities starting this fall. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Control of the people - sad.
The White House on Tuesday announced steps to address growing violence against Asian Americans, including a $49.5 million grant program for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. UPI
VOA VIEW: More liberal waste of money.
Facebook Chief Revenue Officer David Fischer said Tuesday he will resign by the end of the year. UPI
One in four North Korean defectors in a South Korean survey said they have witnessed a public execution. UPI
China warned the United States and Taiwan against cultivating too-close ties. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is pushing Biden, who makes little response.
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