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Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:56:00 EDT

China May Lift Birth Restrictions by 2025

Chinese officials are reportedly considering ending all of the country's restrictions on childbirth and will start introducing policies to encourage having children in response to slowing economic growth and an aging population...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:12:39 EDT

US Voters Support Breaking Up Big Tech: Poll

A new poll found that Americans support stricter regulations against Big Tech companies. A survey by Data Progress found that a majority of likely voters supported breaking up massive technology corporations into smaller...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:40:02 EDT

Wild Bear Wanders through School Before Injuring 4

A bear was shot dead in Japan on Friday, June 18, after it went on a rampage and broke into a Sapporo army base, injuring four people including a soldier. Local media reports showed the brown bear running down the streets before clawing its way into the military barracks....


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:27:33 EDT

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Are Returning to Normal Activities

Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and resuming everyday activities, even as some worry that coronavirus-related restrictions were hastily lifted, a new poll shows. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:08:56 EDT

'View' Hosts McCain, Goldberg Spar Over Biden's Treatment of Media

President Joe Biden's confrontation with a reporter at the end of a press conference in Europe this week prompted a heated exchange between "The View" co-hosts Meghan McCain and Whoopi Goldberg. The co-hosts went at it Thursday, a day after Biden shouted at CNN's Kaitlan...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:48:42 EDT

Judge Under US Sanctions Set to Win Iranian Presidency

Iranians voted on Friday in an election expected to hand the presidency to a hardline judge subject to U.S. sanctions, though many are likely to ignore the ballot amid economic hardship and calls for a boycott...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:19:43 EDT

Palestinians to Get Million COVID Vaccine Doses in Swap With Israel

Israel is to provide around one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the Palestinian Authority in a swap as their expiry date looms, the Israeli prime minister's office said Friday. "Israel has signed an agreement with the Palestinian Authority, and will supply approximately...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:05:41 EDT

Experts Warn Against Spectators at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japanese medical experts warned on Friday that holding the Olympics during the COVID-19 pandemic could increase infections and said banning spectators was the least risky option, setting the stage for a possible face-off with organizers. The experts, led by top health...


Fri, 18 Jun 2021 06:50:55 EDT

3 Killed in Tubing Accident at North Carolina Dam

Three people have been found dead and two remain missing after a group of tubers floating along the Dan River in North Carolina went over a dam, local authorities said on Thursday. Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet that there was a search and rescue...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:27:53 EDT

Unvaccinated Cadets Fear Retaliation at West Point

Three dozen unvaccinated cadets at the military's West Point academy now fear retaliation after the academy's implementation of stricter quarantines and other restrictions...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 22:23:09 EDT

Rep. Matt Gaetz to Newsmax: Did FBI 'Animate' Storming of Capitol?

The FBI might have had a role in "organizing and participating in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot," according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., who is seeking answers from FBI Director Christopher Wray by Aug. 1. "The FBI clearly doesn't have objections to selected releases of video and...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 21:38:35 EDT

Putin Rules Out War With US; China Pushes for Nuclear Disarmament

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to continue a dialogue about the next phase of arms control after their summit Wednesday; a safeguard that China says should include the cutting of their nuclear arsenals...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:35:07 EDT

Mark McCloskey to Newsmax: 'By God, I Did It; That's What the Guns Were For'

Avoiding felony gun charges, Mark and Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges Thursday, settling a legal battle over whether the gun-toting couple broke laws in holding guns as protesters broke the gate and walked through their neighborhood last...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:26:19 EDT

With Putin Behind Him, Biden's Focus Shifts to China's Xi

Joe Biden's first trip abroad as president saw him meet with scores of U.S. allies as well as a top adversary, leaving him poised to confront the country he's called America's most serious global competitor: China and its leader, Xi Jinping.The world's second-largest...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:20:36 EDT

Legislators in California Push for $300 Million Hydrogen Plan

California legislators are lobbying for a $300 million plan to help hydrogen fuel play a larger role in the state's economy. The news comes to light after a bipartisan group of lawmakers wrote a letter to assembly leaders asking that $300 million of a $500 million executive ...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:55:57 EDT

Gen. Milley: MIA Military Firearms 'Much Less' Than Reported

Rebutting a report by The Associated Press that there are at least 1,900 military firearms missing or stolen in the past decade, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Mark Milley said the number is "much less."...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:55:51 EDT

Rep. Arrington to Newsmax: 'Need More' States to Send Law Enforcement Help to Border

Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, on Thursday praised Florida for sending law enforcement to the southern border amid the migrant surge and predicted, ''We're going to see more.''In an interview on Newsmax TV's ''The Chris Salcedo Show,'' Arrington was thrilled that Florida...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:22:20 EDT

Heritage President: Juneteenth 'Perfect Answer' to Critical Race Theory

Juneteenth is the ''perfect answer'' to anyone promoting critical race theory, says Heritage Foundation president Kay C. James. "Juneteenth says, no, we do not need to destroy the very structures of this nation, the things that make us great,'' James said Thursday during an...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:17:40 EDT

Ex-Trump Doctor Requests Biden Take Cognitive Test

Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson started controversy among his colleagues after circulating a petition calling for President Joe Biden to take a cognitive test...


Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:54:54 EDT

FCC Votes to Explore Proposed Ban on Chinese Telecom Equipment

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Thursday to explore a proposal to ban U.S. companies from buying telecommunications equipment that poses national security risks....