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    On LevinTV this week, host Mark Levin argued that Black Lives Matter is a Marxist, anarchist organization whose goal is to overthrow the United States government. He called out the Democrat operatives in the media, such as CNNs Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo, for running interference for BLM and Antifa, seemingly without understanding who and what theyre defending. BLM is the equivalent of the KKK in terms of its racism, in terms of its antisemitism, in...
    Bryan MenegusA minute ago•Filed to:laborlaboruberSaveWhen Uber goes under I’ll really miss using this dumb picturePhoto: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Even for regular schmucks with no background in economics or labor law, one of the glaring problems with Uber’s claim that its drivers are independent contractors rather than employees is that Uber sets the price of rides. Without the ability to set their own rates, or a contract drivers have any power to negotiate the terms of, the whole argument sort...
    Political commentator Ana Navarro got heated on CNN discussing Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue’s praise of President Donald Trump — noting that the president has made the Latino community “a target of demonization.” “This really strikes at a wound. This is pouring salt in the wound of a Latino community that is his consumer base,” she told CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin. “Most Latinos feel that we have been harassed, discriminated, made a target of division, made a target of demonization by this administration....
    The STS-107 crew includes, from the remaining, Mission Professional David Brown, Commander Rick Spouse, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, Kalpana Chawla and Michael Anderson, Pilot William McCool and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon. (NASA image) Washington, July 10 (IANS) NASA engineers have attached its Mars rover to the best of the rocket that will ship it toward the Purple World as the US place company now targets July 30 for its start. Encased in the nose cone that will shield it through launch,...
    As a conscious label-reader, I’ve come to notice many labels trying to proclaim that their product supports a variety of organizations. Whether it’s rebuilding the rainforest, protecting animals, or supporting farmers, there’s pretty much an organization and a label to identify it. But, how do you know what to look for? Furthermore, what do all of these organizations support? Are any of them government? How about private? Who’s behind the curtain of that cute little frog emblem we see on...
    Manila/Hong Kong (CNN Business)Lawmakers in the Philippines have voted against granting a new license to one of the countrys largest and most influential broadcasting networks, a move that critics say will undermine press freedom.A legislative committee voted overwhelmingly on Friday to not renew the franchise of media company ABS-CBN, which known for its unflinching coverage of President Rodrigo Duterte.Journalists like Maria Ressa face death threats and jail for doing their jobs. Facebook must take its share of the blameThe vote...
    A memorial to Egyptian activist Sarah Hegazi in Amsterdam, June 19, 2020. Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto via Getty Images LGBTQ communities worldwide are mourning the death of 30-year-old Sarah Hegazi, a queer Egyptian activist who ended her life on June 14, 2020. Hegazi, who had been jailed for promoting what the Egyptian state called “sexual deviance” after raising a rainbow flag during a concert in Cairo in 2017, was released on bail three months after her arrest. Shortly afterwards, she...
    By Karen Lema and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine lawmakers rejected the renewal of a 25-year license for countrys top broadcaster on Friday, outraging activists who saw the move to keep ABS-CBN Corp off the air as part of a political vendetta on behalf of President Rodrigo Duterte. A legislative committee overwhelmingly agreed with a working groups assessment that ABS-CBN, which employs 11,000 people and has an audience of tens of millions of Filipinos, was undeserving of the...
    Uprisings for racial justice are sweeping the country. Following the police murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others, named and unnamed, America has finally reached its moment of reckoning. And politicians are starting to respond. But you can’t end police violence without ending police surveillance. That starts with banning facial recognition, a technology perfectly designed for the automation of racism.WIRED OPINIONABOUTTawana Petty is director of the Data Justice Program at Detroit Community Technology Project and co-leads the...
    TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. envoy reassured top Japanese officials Friday of the importance of their alliance in dealing with regional security threats, just as the North Korean leader’s sister expressed low expectations of a summit between her brother and President Donald Trump this year. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun is in Tokyo after his visit to Seoul where he discussed nuclear diplomacy with North Korea, which has refused to resume talks due to what it calls hostile...
    Michael Cohen pleaded not to be hauled back into prison after US Marshals broke out the shackles when they took him into custody Thursday. “I’ll sign exactly what you want me to sign, so I don’t have to go back to jail,” Cohen whined to the lawmen who proceeded to chain him and take him into their custody, his former lawyer and friend Lanny Davis said. Cohen was brought into custody by the marshals at Manhattan federal court, where he...
    TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. envoy reassured top Japanese officials Friday of the importance of their alliance in dealing with regional security threats, just as the North Korean leader’s sister expressed low expectations of a summit between her brother and President Donald Trump this year. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun is in Tokyo after his visit to Seoul where he discussed nuclear diplomacy with North Korea, which has refused to resume talks due to what it calls hostile...
    By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. envoy reassured top Japanese officials Friday of the importance of their alliance in dealing with regional security threats, just as the North Korean leaders sister expressed low expectations of a summit between her brother and President Donald Trump this year. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun is in Tokyo after his visit to Seoul where he discussed nuclear diplomacy with North Korea, which has refused to resume talks due...
    TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. envoy reassured top Japanese officials Friday of the importance of their alliance in dealing with regional security threats, just as the North Korean leader’s sister expressed low expectations of a summit between her brother and President Donald Trump this year. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun is in Tokyo after his visit to Seoul where he discussed nuclear diplomacy with North Korea, which has refused to resume talks due to what it calls hostile...
    MEGHAN is seeking an injunction to ban the naming of five friends in her High Court privacy row with her estranged father. The Duchess of Sussex lodged a three-page witness statement accusing the Mail on Sunday of being vicious by threatening to identify them. 7Meghan Markles close confidante could refer to former best friend Jessica MulroneyCredit: Getty - Contributor 7There are claims the friend from LA in the article is pilates instructor Heather DorakCredit: Pix supplied as a technical service...
    So much power potential in this 2020 Yankees lineup. So much power potential, far more important, in this Yankees brand at this pivotal juncture. Aaron Boone declared Thursday he’s just as on board with the latter as the former. “If they want their voice to be heard on whatever the subject may be, we’re going to always encourage them to speak their minds and their heart,” the Yankees manager said on a Zoom call. The subject at hand, of course,...
    So much power potential in this 2020 Yankees lineup. So much power potential, far more important, in this Yankees brand at this pivotal juncture. Aaron Boone declared Thursday he’s just as on board with the latter as the former. “If they want their voice to be heard on whatever the subject may be, we’re going to always encourage them to speak their minds and their heart,” the Yankees manager said on a Zoom call. The subject at hand, of course,...
    Michael Cohen pleaded not to be hauled back into prison after US Marshals broke out the shackles when they took him into custody Thursday. “I’ll sign exactly what you want me to sign, so I don’t have to go back to jail,” Cohen whined to the lawmen who proceeded to chain him and take him into their custody, his former lawyer and friend Lanny Davis said. Cohen was brought into custody by the marshals at Manhattan federal court, where he reported...
    For more than 150 years, we Little Sisters of the Poor have served the elderly poor across the nation, starting with our first US house in Brooklyn. This is our calling as a Roman Catholic order. So we’re grateful to God — and to the US Supreme Court — for this week’s decision saving us from having to pay for contraceptives against our beliefs or face crippling fines. The decision means we can continue our services in New York and...
    Stephen Jackson apologized Wednesday night for defending DeSean Jackson’s recent anti-Semitic posts, telling CNN’s Don Lemon that he used the “wrong words” and would never defend hate speech. Over the Fourth of July weekend, the Eagles wide receiver shared an anti-Semitic quote he attributed to Adolf Hitler and expressed admiration for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, whom the Anti-Defamation League has identified as an “extremist figure, railing against Jews, white people and the LGBT community.” DeSean has since deleted the social media posts and...
    By Karen Lema and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine lawmakers concluded a hearing on Thursday on the license renewal of top broadcaster ABS-CBN, paving the way for a critical vote on whether a major media group that angered President Rodrigo Duterte should be allowed back on air. The telecom regulator ordered ABS-CBN and its 21 radio and 38 television stations to cease operations on May 5, after the lower house failed to conclude hearings on renewing its 25-year...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicagos COVID-19 Recovery Task Force released its advisory report Thursday morning.Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be joined by Samuel Skinner, who is the co-chair of the task force. Skinner is a former White House chief of staff under President George H.W. Bush.Mayor Lightfoot announced the formation task force last April. The task force was focused on five areas: policy and economic stimulus, mental and emotional health, marketing and business development, regional coordinators and an economic change study.CLICK HERE...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicagos COVID-19 Recovery Task Force will release its advisory report Thursday morning.Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be joined by Samuel Skinner, who is the co-chair of the task force. Skinner is a former White House chief of staff under President George H.W. Bush.Mayor Lightfoot announced the formation task force last April. The task force was focused on five areas: policy and economic stimulus, mental and emotional health, marketing and business development, regional coordinators and an economic change study.RELATED:...
    Indian YouTube sensation Prajakta Koli has made her acting debut with the short film “Khayali Pulav”. In the film, she essays the role of the lead female protagonist, based on a 17-year-old small town girl who instead of focussing on her government school education, pursues a vocation in sports. The film navigates between her struggles as an amateur handball enthusiast to her triumph in breaking traditional stereotypes. “Khayali Pulav” is written and directed by Tarun Dudeja. “Growing up and then...
    The Supreme Court bolstered its standing as a defender of religious liberty with two decisions Wednesday vindicating that ideal. One of them, Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania, presents a particularly poignant story that fortunately has a happy ending. For seven years, the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of Roman Catholic nuns that runs homes for the elderly poor all over the world, have found themselves fighting in the courts against the government’s efforts...