Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Putin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters the nomination did not come from the Kremlin, the Russian state news agency Tass reported Thursday. According to Tass, a group of Russian public figures led by writer Sergey Komkov submitted the nomination to Oslo on Sept. …

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Amid Deep Debate, Israel Tightens Lockdown as Infections Soar

The Israeli government sharply tightened its lockdown restrictions for the next two weeks to try to rein in a galloping COVID outbreak, over the objections of the economy’s stewards and the country’s coronavirus czar. Just last week, the government imposed its second lockdown since the pandemic began. With daily new infections surging dramatically, the cabinet voted …

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Trump Says Elderly to Get $200 for Drugs in Bid for Senior Vote

President Donald Trump said Americans in the Medicare program for the elderly and disabled will be sent $200 discount cards for prescription drugs within weeks, potentially putting cash in their pockets ahead of his November re-election. “Nobody’s seen this before. These cards are incredible,” Trump said Thursday in a speech outlining what he called an …

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San Francisco Files Suit Against 28 Alleged Drug Dealers

The city of San Francisco has filed suit against 28 alleged drug dealers for openly distributing narcotics trade in the Tenderloin neighborhood, The Associated Press reported. The mayor and other city officials have said the area included in the lawsuit is a frequent site of public drug use. “You see people who are pushing strollers, mothers …

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Testimony by Homeland Security Whistleblower Is Delayed

The House of Representatives intelligence committee has postponed until next week a deposition scheduled for Friday with a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower after the department moved slowly to help the official and his lawyers prepare for his testimony. In a statement released late on Thursday, Democratic intelligence committee chair Adam Schiff said the …

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Trump Signs Order Vow to Protect Preexisting Conditions

President Donald Trump has put his vows to protect preexisting conditions on paper with an executive order Thursday, announcing his “America First Healthcare Plan” in North Carolina. “The historic action I am taking today includes the first-ever executive order to affirm it is the official policy of the United States government to protect patients with …

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Missouri Town Goes ‘Footloose,’ Bans Dancing to Curb COVID

Jack, get back — preferably six feet back if you are in St. Charles, Missouri, and planning to party. Three dance clubs in the city have agreed to voluntarily put the kibosh on dancing — for now — in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Fox2Now reports. “I feel a little bit like …

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FBI’s Wray: No Evidence of National Voter Fraud by Mail

Taking a position that could once again put him at odds with President Donald Trump, FBI Director Christopher Wray told a Senate panel Thuesday that history has not presented the bureau with any evidence of national voter fraud efforts in a major election, though the issue is on the “radar.” We take all election threats …

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Mark Meadows: Some Dems Ready to Refuse SCOTUS Nominee

President Donald Trump wants to be sure that he appoints a justice that will uphold the Constitution and who won’t legislate from the bench, but there are some Democrats who will refuse to confirm whomever he picks to succeed late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Thursday.  “We have …

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Mnuchin Expects to Resume Talks With Pelosi on New Stimulus

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to resume talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to work on a compromise for a new round of stimulus for the U.S. economy, according to a person familiar with the plans. Word of possible new negotiations came as Mnuchin told a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Thursday that a targeted …

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