NEWS - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 - NEWS
Speaking at the U.N. on Wednesday, Ebrahim Raisi accused the West of 'double standards' on human rights. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Raisi is an idiot.
In a letter to parents Wednesday, posted on social media, the head of the Trinity School announced the departure of director of student activities Jennifer “Ginn” Norris. New York Post
Vladimir V. Putin’s new military call-up has sent young men who don’t want to fight in Ukraine heading to the borders. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Russians fear going to war against Ukraine.
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The situation at a New Mexico detention facility revives a long-running debate over the government’s reliance on private prisons to house immigrants, many of them seeking asylum. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Illegal migrants should be sent back to where they came.
A developing tropical system, known as Invest 98L, could spin up into a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico by next week, forecasters warned.
A man charged with assault for allegedly slapping former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on the back filed a notice of claim against the city Thursday for $2 million for false arrest. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Foolish lawsuit.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, called on all Democratic House offices Thursday "not to engage in dishonest, Islamophobic attacks" on Rep. Rashida Tlaib, following critical remarks she made about Israel. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: CAIR is a joke.
The FBI's counterterrorism investigations targeting alleged white supremacists and right-wing extremists are mostly "entrapment" operations, a former agent who was involved in those cases told The Washington Times. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The FBI is a joke.
Stacey Abrams, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Georgia, has planted her flag in the debate over abortion, saying there is "no such thing" as a 6-week fetal heartbeat. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Abrams should lose big.
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Administrators at a high school in the Boston suburbs banned the display of LGBTQ Pride, Black Lives Matter and "thin blue line" police flags in an effort to remove any political items from the school. Washington Times
An LGBTQ group at New York’s Yeshiva University has proposed a deal that would allow other student groups at the Orthodox Jewish university to resume meeting while the LGBTQ group’s status is litigated ABC
VOA VIEW: They should not agree to any deal.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that the U.S. is certainly in a "very different place" in terms of the pandemic, compared to one or two years ago. ABC
VOA VIEW: Sounds wishy-washy.
Thomas' lawyer confirmed her appearance shortly after the committee separately said it would be holding a public hearing on Sept. 28. CBS
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Interest rates on a 30-year mortgage have topped 6%, adding hundreds of dollars to monthly payments. CBS
Social media videos show how to start some of the automakers' vehicles with a screwdriver or USB cable. CBS
Government probe shows scammers used the Social Security numbers of more than 200,000 dead people to claim jobless benefits. CBS
VOA VIEW: Great job, Biden.
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Ukrainian forces faced a breaking point that led to them recapturing a Russian base on the battlefields of Kharkiv. "They were fleeing from here, just like rats," one Ukrainian soldier said of the elite Russian troops who occupied the base. CBS
More than a million Model 3, Model Y, Model S and Model X vehicles have windows that can pinch riders. CBS
Trump's lawyers have resisted requests for information about whether records with classified markings seized from Mar-a-Lago were in fact declassified by Trump. CBS
VOA VIEW: It was not said as reported by the liberal media.
Interest rate on a typical 30-year mortgage rate has jumped by more than a quarter-point this week to 6.29%. CBS
VOA VIEW: Not good for the mortgage housing.
FedEx announced rate hikes and detailed its cost-cutting efforts after warning last week it was seeing demand weaken globally. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The increased pricing is not good.
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Trump also shared numerous messages appearing to endorse the view that he should run for president again in 2024. CNBC
President Joe Biden announced the federal government would fully cover the costs related to the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico for the next month. CNBC
The Federal Trade Commission rejected Amazon's bid to exclude CEO Andy Jassy and founder Jeff Bezos from testifying in a probe into the company's Prime program. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Nothing makes them exempt from testifying.
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American Home Shield reviewed 506,374 listings of houses and condos for sale from Zillow to determine the results of its 2022 American Home Size Index. CNBC
The special master overseeing the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation has ordered former President Donald Trump's lawyers to back up out-of-court assertions that the FBI may have planted evidence at the property during their search last month. CNN
VOA VIEW: A reasonable request, if all the documents can be seen.
House Democrats passed a package of policing and public safety bills on Thursday -- following tense internal maneuvering and debate that exposed divisions between moderates and progressives. CNN
VOA VIEW: A Dem political move.
In North Minneapolis, gangs run rampant and gunshots ring out nightly. Gangs are aware that cops are unlikely to take major action against them. FOX News
Video footage shared by a Texas rancher shows three migrants running onto his property and barricading themselves inside homes to evade Border Patrol authorities. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The madness must be stopped.
Christians excoriated California Gov. Gavin Newsom for twisting the words of Jesus to promote abortion in campaign billboards his campaign erected in seven "anti-freedom" states. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Dumb move by Newsom.
American Muslims are more likely than other demographics to indicate a willingness to serve in the U.S. military despite a smaller percentage of them being U.S. citizens. FOX News
The Treasury and State Departments announced sanctions against Iran's morality police and seven senior security officials following the death of 22 year-old Mahsa Amini who was detained for wearing a hijab improperly. UPI
VOA VIEW: Yet Biden still wants to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran.
Delivering remarks before the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid expressed support for a "two-state solution" to the conflict with Palestine. UPI
VOA VIEW: There will be not two-state solution any time soon.
A federal appeals court has handed the Justice Department a victory in its litigation with Donald Trump, allowing federal prosecutors to review classified documents seized from Mar-a-Lago last month. UPI
VOA VIEW: The Supreme Court may have the last word.
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