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    The editorial board for the largest newspaper in Minnesota threw its support behind Rep. Ilhan Omar’s opponent. The Star Tribune published an opinion piece Wednesday titled "Fifth District endorsement: Melton-Meaux, for integrity and progress," which outlined its support for Antone Melton-Meaux over incumbent candidate Omar. “After careful consideration and interviews with both, the...
    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 6 The Khaleej Times on the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon: In times of adversity it is incumbent upon brother nations and, indeed, the whole world to share the grief and the burden of the loss. What happened in Beirut is a disaster of...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Aug. 5 The Palm Beach post on the pandemic: This week has opened to some unexpected good news. Tropical Storm Isaias, which looked like a hurricane aimed at Palm Beach County, turned out to be a big nothing. And the Florida Department of Health (DOH)...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ Aug. 5 The Parkersburg News and Sentinel on the state's drug tip hotline: It is easy forget, as we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic and the economic struggle that comes with it, that West Virginia still faces attack from many fronts. Among our...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 The Advocate on the live music industry during the coronavirus pandemic: Many individuals and businesses are hurting badly these days, and each segment of the economy faces its own particular challenges. So the demands for congressional attention and aid can seem overwhelming. The...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 The Johnson City Press on donating to animal shelters: Like most service organizations that rely on the community’s kindness, the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter is struggling amid the economic downturn brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic. While the shelter receives some...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Aug. 2 The Times and Democrat on the sales tax holiday: South Carolina’s sales tax holiday from Aug. 7-9 takes on a different dynamic amid the coronavirus. The ongoing pandemic has reduced consumer spending and left many businesses struggling. Schools will operate beginning in...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Aug. 5 The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer on improving elder care in North Carolina: North Carolina knows about hurricanes and how to prepare for them. That awareness makes it especially disturbing that at least six elder-care facilities in Eastern North Carolina...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 Daily Citizen-News on following the advice of public health officials as the coronavirus surges: When you’re in public, please wear a mask or a face covering. When you’re around people, be sure to stay at least 6 feet from each other. If possible,...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 The Daily Independent on plans for an aluminum rolling mill in northeastern Kentucky: We understand the skepticism. So does he. We understand the doubt. So does he. We understand the mistrust. So does he. But what’s the harm in giving Braidy Industries CEO...
    It’s essential that voters along the northern Contra Costa waterfront from Pinole to Antioch pay close attention when they mark their ballots in the Nov. 3 race for county supervisor. Federal Glover deserves reelection in the District 5 runoff. His opponent, county Assessor Gus Kramer, doesn’t deserve to hold any public office — not his...
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An editorial in a Chinese state newspaper on Wednesday sharply criticised Washington for what it termed an attempt to provoke an "all-out confrontation with China" over Chinese journalists' visas. "No longer content with their maximum pressure ploys to coerce China into accepting an unfair trade deal, these neo-crusaders are seeking to provoke...
    The owner of Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Good Housekeeping magazines is refusing to search for a candidate to replace ousted Hearst Magazines president Troy Young in hopes that his temporary successor becomes permanent, Media Ink has learned. When Young resigned in a storm of controversy last month, numerous headhunters called Hearst executives to offer their services...
    Teachers unions across the country see the coronavirus pandemic as "an opportunity" to "squeeze more money from taxpayers and put their private and public charter school competition out of business," the Wall Street Journal editorial board charged in an op-ed published late Monday. As evidence, the board pointed in part to a list of demands made by a...
    The Bay Area is witnessing what could be the worst political transportation train wreck in decades. For the good of the region, government officials must find a compromise by Friday that prevents Caltrain from being crippled or shut down altogether in January for lack of funding. The standoff threatens efforts to provide the Bay Area...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Nursing home residents must be protected The Warren Tribune Chronicle Aug. 3 About 40 percent of the more than 146,000 Americans killed by COVID-19 have been residents of nursing homes. Somehow, despite knowing older people with pre-existing health conditions are most...
    One of Ubisoft’s most influential executives has been fired after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment made against him, reports Business Insider. Ubisoft confirmed to The News Brig that the executive, Tommy François, departed the company, but declined to comment on the nature of his departure. François was formerly Ubisoft’s vice president of...
    By The Associated Press Lincoln Journal Star. Aug 1, 2020 Ultimate punishment requires total accountability It’s old news that Nebraskans voted to give the state control of the ultimate punishment. In May of 2015, the Legislature overrode Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto and abolished the death penalty. A petition drive – funded in no small part...
    The New York Times on Monday called for all members of Congress to be tested for the novel coronavirus in the wake of Rep. Louie GohmertLouis (Louie) Buller GohmertRep. Raúl Grijalva tests positive for COVID-19 Overnight Health Care: Five takeaways from Fauci's testimony | CDC: Children might play 'important role' in spreading COVID-19 | GOP...
    A union representing some 1,200 New York Times employees is urging that articles be subjected to “sensitivity reads.” The News Guild of New York said its reps recommended the extra layer of vetting during a meeting with the Grey Lady’s leadership earlier this month over how to make the paper “more diverse and equitable.”...
    James Murdoch has resigned from News Corp, the parent company of the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post, citing disagreements over the company's editorial decisions. In a resignation letter filed Friday afternoon, Murdoch said his departure "is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company's news outlets and certain other...
    James Murdoch, the former CEO of 21st Century Fox and the youngest son of Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from the board of the family’s News Corp media empire, according to a Friday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. James announced the move in an unadorned resignation letter, which reads in its entirety: Ladies and Gentlemen: I hereby...
    Proposition 19 on the Nov. 3 ballot would close one inequity in California’s byzantine property tax laws and create another. It would eliminate provisions that allow often-wealthy parents to transfer without tax consequences ownership of family homes to their children who use the residences as rental properties. But it would also expand rules allowing residents...
    The Wall Street Journal editorial board slammed President Donald Trump Friday over a tweet where he wondered if the 2020 election should be delayed. Trump tweeted Thursday wondering if America should “Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???” The question was met with backlash from many, with some reminding him and...
    A prominent South Florida newspaper is urging Gov. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisAt least 50 Florida hospital ICUs hit capacity A regulatory agenda for Trump's second term Teachers union authorizes strikes if schools reopen without certain safety measures MORE (R) to issue a statewide mask mandate and take other actions to stop the spread of the coronavirus...
    Roger Sollenberger July 31, 2020 11:20PM (UTC) James Murdoch, the former CEO of 21st Century Fox and the youngest son of Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from the board of the family's News Corp media empire, according to a Friday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. James announced the move in an unadorned resignation letter, which reads in...
    Preview: LAFC favorites to reach MLS is Back semis; who joins them? Beyoncés Black is King is the joyful anthem Black people need in 2020 James Murdoch Quits News Corp. Board Over Editorial Content (Bloomberg) -- James Murdoch is cutting his ties to the family empire led by his father, Rupert Murdoch. The 47-year-old,...
    Texans place Gareon Conley, Dylan Cole on PUP The CDC Says People Who Live Here Need to Take Extra COVID Precautions James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board, cites disagreements with editorial coverage James Murdoch resigned from the News Corporation board of directors on Friday. Murdoch's resignation is effective immediately, according to the...
    Former 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch resigned from the News Corp board due to “disagreements over certain editorial content” published by news outlets the company owns. Murdoch has been on the board of directors for News Corp, his family’s company, since 2013. His short letter of resignation came Friday – six months after he publicly...
    James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox Inc.Christophe Morin | Bloomberg | Getty Images James Murdoch resigned from the News Corporation board of directors on Friday. Murdoch's resignation is effective immediately, according to the company, and decreases the board's size to 10 members.  "My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content...
    (CNN)A South Florida newspaper is pleading with Gov. Ron DeSantis to do more amid the surge in coronavirus cases and deaths spreading across Florida.The Sun Sentinel editorial board asked him to issue a statewide face mask mandate in an editorial titled, "Help us out, Gov. DeSantis. We're dying here."Florida sets a record for number of...
    James Murdoch has resigned from News Corps board, citing disagreements over certain editorial content published by the companys media outlets, the news publisher disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday. While tendering the resignation, Murdoch also cited differences over certain strategic decisions of the company. The departure of the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch...
    New York (CNN Business)James Murdoch resigned from the board of his family's company News Corp on Friday, citing "disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company's news outlets and certain other strategic decisions."A spokesperson for News Corp did not immediately respond to a request for comment.The youngest son of Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire media...
    James Murdoch resigned from his position on the board of News Corp. on Friday, citing editorial decisions from the company’s news outlets. “I hereby tender my resignation as a member of the Board of Directors of News Corporation (the 'Company'), effective as of the date hereof,” Murdoch wrote in a letter to the company’s board....
    James Murdoch is stepping down from the board of News Corp, the media mogul announced on Friday.  In a resignation letter sent to the company on Friday, he wrote: 'My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company's news outlets and certain other strategic decisions.'      More to come. 
    James Murdoch has resigned from the board of News Corp, citing "disagreements" with the editorial content put out by its news outlets. "I hereby tender my resignation as a member of the Board of Directors of News Corporation, effective as of the date hereof," Mudoch wrote in his letter of resignation on Friday. ...
    James Murdoch has resigned from the board of his family’s news behemoth, News Corp., due to disagreements over editorial content published by the company’s notoriously right-wing outlets, The Daily Beast has confirmed. “Mr. Murdoch informed the Company that his resignation was due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company’s news outlets and...
    President Trump nearly always ends his tweets with a series of exclamation points. His Thursday tweet about the November election uncharacteristically ended with three question marks: “Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???” Mr. Trump’s defenders are correct that he was merely raising the issue. But delaying the Nov. 3 elections...
    By The Associated Press Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England’s newspapers: CONNECTICUT A major step is taken to prevent police brutality in CT The Connecticut Post July 29 If there has been an ancillary benefit to the divisive discourse over enhancing regulation of police, it may be in the way many...
    The biggest newspaper in California’s capital city is urging Joe Biden to choose Rep. Karen Bass of California as his running mate instead of the other Golden State politician who’s being seriously considered – Sen. Kamala Harris.“If Biden chooses a California VP, he likely won’t pick Karen Bass,” the Sacramento Bee editorial board wrote. “Clearly, however,...
    The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board ripped President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump campaign cancels ad buys to review messaging strategy: report Nunes declines to answer if he received information from Ukraine lawmaker meant to damage Biden Poll: Plurality of 'Gen Z' voters say they see more political ads from Trump than Biden MORE’s suggestion to delay...
    Photograph by Michael Nagle/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s suggestion to delay the 2020 election was met with a frosty response from the Wall Street Journal editorial board. The board, while asserting that the president’s tweet introducing the prospect was nothing more than a trial balloon, nonetheless blasted the idea. “Mr. Trump’s defenders are correct that...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City In possibly the most alarming Tweet issued in his four-year reign, President Donald Trump suggested today that the November 3 election should be delayed. Of course he cannot do this, the Constitution does not allow it...
    The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Germany invites Russian aggression. WSJ’s editorial board accused Trump of weakening America’s military posture by withdrawing approximately 12,000 troops from Germany while receiving nothing in return. The board said the president seems to be “undermining America’s military position”...
    In the spring, New York City was the coronavirus epicenter of the United States, but now, Sun Belt states are the ones being hit especially hard by the pandemic — including Florida. And the South Florida Sun Sentinel, in an editorial published on July 29, pleads with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to do more to...
    With coronavirus test results taking up to two weeks, officials in California are flying blind in their efforts to control the state’s record outbreak. We can’t rein in the virus, which is transmitted by people who don’t even know they’re infected, without widespread and timely testing. California is failing on both counts. Here we are...