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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer formally set the first procedural vote on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure measure for Wednesday. New York Post
VOA VIEW: There may be strong opposition.
After Instagram group Flew the Coup accused the Wing of racism and other discrimination, and CEO Audrey Gelman stepped down, ex-members of the once-elite co-working space are taking their money elsewhere. New York Post
A Democratic source said, "This is a tactic by camp Cuomo to undermine the federal investigation." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Cuomo is an idiot.
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Yet another senior executive is leaving Goldman Sachs — and, of course, his co-workers are once again putting the exit under a microscope. Michael Swell, head of global fixed-income portfolio management at the Wall Street giant’s asset management division, is set to retire at the end of the year, according to a memo from late... New York Post
China’s in trouble now: President Joe Biden is really, really angry about its cyberattacks. So angry that the White House on Monday issued a condemnation that actually cited China by name. Oooooh! New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is going in circles.
A politically active company just waded into one of the most fraught issues in the world, and the reaction was immediate. New York Times
Biden shifted the blame from Facebook to a dozen people he said are circulating most of the misleading claims about vaccination against coronavirus.
VOA VIEW: Biden show weakness in flipflopping.
Costco Wholesale is not eliminating special operating hours for senior members 60 and older. Instead, senior hours will be reduced to twice a week.
A high school football coach fighting to pray after games is taking his case to the Supreme Court after being penalized by his school district, his lawyers announced Monday. Joseph Kennedy, who worked as an assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Washington state until 2015, was barred from ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: What happened to "In GOD we trust"?
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The Louisiana State Legislature is set to hold its first veto override session in nearly 50 years, reviewing bills that would allow concealed-carry gun permits and forbid transgender women from competing in women’s sports, among others. The override session kicks off Tuesday, and the Republican majorities in ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Good veto session.
Two Florida residents and a health-freedom advocacy group have filed a federal lawsuit to upend President Biden's federal mask mandate for travel. The 30-page complaint was filed at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on the same day the Supreme Court rejected another man’s bid last ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Individual choice is the best resolve.
A federal judge has ruled that Georgia's new election law can remain in effect, rejecting a challenge brought by a civil rights group and voting activists to stop the new voting measures, claiming they infringe on constitutional rights. U.S. District Judge Jean-Paul Boulee, a Trump appointee, said in an order ... Washington Times
President Biden’s offer of $350 billion in federal coronavirus aid to hire more police to fight a national crime surge isn’t the answer for Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich. The sheriff is grappling with a wave of deadly violence and a wave of anti-police sentiment that is scaring off police ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Cops should be backed and pay increased.
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Two more of the Texas House Democrats who absconded to Washington, D.C., to prevent a vote on election legislation have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total to five. State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer identified himself as one of the additional two legislators who tested positive on Sunday for ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: This is what happens when fools act like fools.
President Joe Biden tried to clean up his Friday comment that Facebook is "killing people" on the heels of the surgeon general warning of misinformation around vaccines. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is partly part of the problem.
Chicago's top cop unveils new gun violence fighting plan after 56 shot, 11 killed in one weekend. ABC
VOA VIEW: Punish the lawbreakers hard is the only solution.
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The Pentagon will temporarily house 2,500 Afghan workers, families who aided the U.S. military campaign and are trying to leave the country at an installation in the U.S. ABC
To run out the clock, Democrats must stay out of Texas for 19 more days. ABC
For the first time in 20 years, the Senate Rules Committee held a field hearing on Monday in Atlanta to discuss voting rights as Democrats push for federal reform. ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems push for federal control.
Officials said the 14-day quarantine requirement will be waived as of August 9 for eligible travelers who are currently residing in the U.S. and have received a full course of a COVID vaccine approved for use in Canada. CBS
Dow drops 700 points as new variants of the coronavirus pose risks for economies around the world. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden incompetency is the major threat to recovery.
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A national pediatricians group recommended that children over the age of 2 wear masks when they go back to school, even if they're vaccinated. CBS
VOA VIEW: So they say, but when is the next flipflop?
COVID cases are rising in all 50 states for the first time since January and several states are reporting breakthrough cases, where vaccinated people are testing positive and even being hospitalized for COVID. There are also concerns about if or when fully vaccinated people will need a third booster shot. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to answer some questions. CBS
VOA VIEW: No one knows what's needed.
The Covid-19 recession is in the books as the shortest in U.S. history, the National Bureau of Economic Research said Monday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The recession is not over.
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"We are going to have an extremely strong economy coming in the fall," billionaire investor Bill Ackman said. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Ackman is wrong.
A federal judge upheld a university's vaccine requirement for returning students in what appears to be the first case of its kind. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Civil rights are limited.
The CDC told travelers to avoid traveling to the UK as the delta variant of Covid-19 continues to spread. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It would be wise to listen.
Americans have an easy way to crush Covid-19 -- one that would let more businesses fully reopen safely, reduce the need for masks and help prevent more dangerous variants from emerging. CNN
VOA VIEW: Biden is giving mixed info.
The White House declined Monday to commit to reopening its northern border to Canadians after Canada's government said vaccinated US citizens would be able to enter on August 9. CNN
The surge in Covid-19 cases fueled by the Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy has now led to increasing rates of hospitalizations and deaths. CNN
Tucker Carlson has called the idea of vaccine passports the medical equivalent of "Jim Crow" laws. And other Fox News personalities have spent months both trafficking in anti-vaccine rhetoric and assailing the concept of showing proof of vaccination status. CNN
"Do you think we could've eradicated polio or defeated the measles if you had Fox News night after night warning people about these vaccine issues that are just bunk?" CNN's Jim Acosta asked Saturday of Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser. CNN
VOA VIEW: CNN is the biggest instigator of reporting disinformation.
Britt McHenry's sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News and one of the network's on-air personalities, George "Tyrus" Murdoch, has been voluntarily dismissed by the parties involved. CNN
VOA VIEW: A liar gives up.
Texas State Troopers on Monday pulled over a semi-truck and discovered it was crammed with more than 105 migrants who were being smuggled into the U.S. FOX News
Three advocates for slavery reparations legislation acknowledged that they do not know who should be eligible or how to finance compensation, with one supporter comparing American slavery reparations to those paid out by Germany after the Holocaust in World War II. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Total stupidity and waste of resources.
The Pentagon is reportedly working with an extremism analysis company that considers the web search "the truth about Black Lives Matter" and others to be signs of interest in or engagement with White supremacism. FOX News
VOA VIEW: BLM is the concern of stupidity.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland directed the Justice Department Monday to stop using the compulsory process to seize records from journalists engaged in lawful newsgathering activities. UPI
President Joe Biden on Monday touted his administration's economic record and sought to ease worries about inflation as he and congressional Democrats seek massive new spending on infrastructure. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems are trying to fake inflation resolve.
A national survey of over 2,000 polls nationwide has found the 2020 presidential polls to be the least accurate in 40 years while the state polls were the worst in at least two decades. UPI
VOA VIEW: IT clearly shows the liberal media and social media lied, deceived and deprived the truth.
The Justice Department announced Monday that a federal grand jury has indicted four Chinese nationals with a widespread cyberattack campaign that attacked dozens of companies, colleges and government agencies. UPI
VOA VIEW: What is Biden going to do?
Cable television news channel CNN will launch a companion, standalone streaming service called CNN+ early next year, the network announced Monday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Very few will listen or watch as they don't now.
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