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    The 2020 election cycle is on pace to be the most expensive in the nation’s history. But there’s one major political spender that’s been largely missing in action: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. As the main advocacy arm for corporate America, the Chamber traditionally has few competitors when it comes to wielding power in the nations capital. Its headquarters sit across Lafayette Square from the White House as a perpetual reminder to the occupant inside that Main Street is watching....
    A few years ago, Gracie Cox moved back to her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. She’d spent 17 years in New York City, working her way up the ladder as a costume designer on films and television shows. You’ve probably seen her work—Gossip Girl, Orange Is the New Black, The Good Wife, Girls. Cox had grown weary of the incredible demands Hollywood places on its below-the-line crew members. So now, in lieu of dressing A-list stars in fabulous frocks, her...
    PRAGUE (AP) — Milous Jakes, the Communist Party leader in the former Czechoslovakia at the time of 1989’s Velvet Revolution, has died. He was 97. The Communist Party confirmed his death late Tuesday without providing any further details. It was not immediately clear when he died. Jakes was appointed the secretary general of the party in 1987. From the conservative wing of the party, Jakes opposed a brief period of liberal reforms in 1968 known as the Prague Spring,...
    There are two key takeaways from the outcome of Tuesday’s primaries in Alabama, Maine and Texas. First, the big winner of the night was President Trump. Several Trump-backed candidates defeated their opponents and unquestionably benefited significantly from the president’s support. The most notable of these was former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville, who defeated former senator and attorney general Jeff Sessions for the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama. Tuberville will face Democratic Sen. Doug Jones,...
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - New Zealands main opposition party named a new leader two months before a general election following Tuesdays surprise resignation of the previous party leader, who had been in the role just over 50 days. The conservative National Party elected four-time member of parliament Judith Collins to take on Prime Minister Jacinda Arderns Labour Party in a September election that is expected to be dominated by coronavirus-related issues. Recent opinion polls have predicted that Labour could govern on...
    (CBS DETROIT) – A coronavirus outbreak is being traced back to a torch lake party over the Fourth of July weekend. Anyone who attended the sandbar party is being asked to self quarantine and monitor themselves. This comes after several attendees tested positive for Covid-19. Antrim County Health Officials say they went public with the health alert, because those who tested positive couldn’t name all of the people who they came in contact with. © 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Suffolk County officials expressed alarm Tuesday that summer parties are contributing to the spread of the coronavirus. The governor and Suffolk officials said attendees of a 4th of July party in Holtsville contracted COVID-19 from another participant who was infected, the type of spread that could trigger a larger cluster in the community. “Here’s a true story about how quickly COVID can spread. At a 4th of July party in Suffolk County, at least one...
    The New York Times has been criticized after running with an unverified story about a Texas man who died after attending a “COVID party.” The newspaper published an article July 12 claiming that “a 30-year-old man who believed the coronavirus was a hoax and attended a ‘Covid party’ died after being infected with the virus.” The article cited Methodist Hospital in San Antonio’s chief medical officer Dr. Jane Appleby, who claimed the man told his nurse before dying that he believed the...
    As the Trump kids struggle with the realization of their father’s diminished station within the Republican Party and the world, they continue their signature missteps. Yes, the president’s large adult children aren’t taking their father’s unraveling in stride. In fact, the presidential spawns, who have long considered themselves the future of the Republican Party of which they’ve only been members since 2016 are now like violinists on the Titanic serenading daddy as he continues to kill his constituents.  Ivanka Trump...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foie gras is back on the menu in California after a federal judge ruled the rich dish can’t be prevented from being brought in from out of state. California’s ban on the delicacy, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, was challenged in court by out-of-state producers who said they lost nearly one-third of their total sales when the prohibition took effect. A federal appeals court eventually upheld the ban, but on Tuesday U.S. District...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foie gras is back on the menu in California after a federal judge ruled the rich dish can’t be prevented from being brought in from out of state. California’s ban on the delicacy, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, was challenged in court by out-of-state producers who said they lost nearly one-third of their total sales when the prohibition took effect. A federal appeals court eventually upheld the ban, but on Tuesday U.S. District...
    President Donald Trump delivered a long, rambling, and relentlessly monotone political attack on Joe Biden and the Democrats at a White House Rose Garden speech that was initially billed as a news conference about announcing new sanctions on China. After spending the initial minutes of his speech bashing China’s actions in Hong Kong, the president quickly pivoted to transforming the event into a nearly hour-long, often circular, stream-of-consciousness political rant that mimicked his performances at his trademark rallies. Though...
    Michigans Torch Lake over July 4 weekend. Michigan State Police At least 43 people between 15 and 25 years old tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a July 4 party in Saline, Michigan. Several other cases were linked to a boat party attended by hundreds on Michigans Torch Lake the same weekend.  Just weeks earlier, more than 150 COVID-19 cases were linked to a college bar in East Lansing, Michigan.  Health officials told Insider they are very concerned...
    By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisias moderate Islamist party Ennahda, the biggest party in the parliament, decided on Wednesday to withdraw confidence from the government, a senior official in Ennahda told Reuters. Ennahda’s move will deepen the political crisis engulfing Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfkah, whom Ennahda says has lost credibility due to an alleged conflict of interest. Ennahda with 54 lawmakers needs 109 votes in parliament to withdraw confidence and will seek support for the motion from its two...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Suffolk County officials expressed alarm Tuesday that summer parties are contributing to the spread of the coronavirus. The governor and Suffolk officials said attendees of a 4th of July party in Holtsville contracted COVID-19 from another participant who was infected, the type of spread that could trigger a larger cluster in the community. “Here’s a true story about how quickly COVID can spread. At a 4th of July party in Suffolk County, at least one person...
    By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal interest groups are intensifying pressure on Democrats to take aggressive measures to reshape the Supreme Court, arguing the party should include such measures in its policy platform at next month’s convention. Twenty-two Democratic-aligned groups signed a letter sent this week to the partys platform committee, saying Democratic electoral victories by themselves wont be enough. The activists have already faced disappointment this year. Presidential candidates who embraced sweeping court reforms, such as...
    Jahreau Shepherd’s 30th birthday celebration turned tragic on Saturday when the British MMA fighter was killed in South London, The Sun reported. The welterweight fighter, known as “The Nightmare,” was knifed and died at the scene, police said. According to an eyewitness account, paramedics tried to save him, with his mother shouting, “please keep going, please save my baby.” Mourners returned to offer tribute on Monday to Shepherd, leaving bouquets and candles. A photo of him holding championship belts was...
    SUFFOLK CO., Long Island (WABC) -- Suffolk County officials confirmed at least 4 people who attended a Fourth of July party are among more than 100 new positive COVID cases - the highest since May.The county recorded 102 positive cases on Tuesday - a 2% increase.Regarding an outbreak stemming from July 4th party, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone confirmed four people tested positive.Governor Cuomo tweeted about the exposure earlier in the day. Heres a true story about how quickly COVID...
    By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans are planning to move their convention formally nominating President Donald Trump for a second White House term from an indoor arena to an outdoor venue as Floridas coronavirus cases surge, two party sources familiar with the conversations said on Tuesday. They said the plan, which Trump tentatively accepted on Monday during a White House meeting with top Republican National Committee (RNC) officials, emerged as the party scrambles to host a...
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland’s right-wing ruling party said Tuesday that some news media are misrepresenting the country’s image and vowed that steps would be taken to make them see things in a “more realistic” way. Jaroslaw Kaczynski spoke a day after election official’s confirmed that Polish President Andrzej Duda narrowly won a second five-year term. Duda’s victory strengthens the hold on power of Kaczynski’s Law and Justice party, which backed the president’s reelection. During...
    At least 43 new cases of coronavirus in Michigan have been traced back to a large house party that took place over the Fourth of July weekend.  Health officials in Washtenaw County are investigating a COVID-19 cluster in the town of Saline, about nine miles southwest of Ann Arbor, that emerged following a gathering on July 2 and 3.  So far, 43 people - the majority aged between 15 and 25 - have tested positive, while another 66 close contacts...
    In an interview with Steve Clemons published by The Hill on Tuesday, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared his interest in running for president in 2024. That Christie has presidential ambitions is no surprise, but he does seem to be a bit delusional: But once you’ve been a governor, I think you always feel like you’ve got something to contribute. And so, yeah, I would certainly, you know, look at the race in 2024 and I would not back off from that at...
    A spike in COVID-19 cases in Suffolk County has been traced back to a Fourth of July party where attendees failed to adhere to state guidelines for stopping the spread of the virus. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday, July 14 that state and local contact tracing efforts found that 35 percent of people who attended the event became infected with the virus after not social distancing or wearing face coverings. The 35 percent of party-goers represented more...
    Health officials say 43 new cases of coronavirus have been traced to a single house party in Michigan, according to reports. The party, which took place from July 2 to July 3 in the city of Saline, may have also exposed as many as 66 other people, not including family members in the home, the Washtenaw County Health Department said in a release Monday. “This is a very clear example of how quickly this virus spreads and how many people...
    MAJORCA boat parties were packed with boozy tourists a day after mobs of vomiting Brits sparked fears of a second wave of coronavirus. Dozens of revellers were pictured partying in the sun at the holiday hotspot - with no social distancing or face masks in sight. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 8Tourists packed out a boat party in Majorca on SundayCredit: Central European News 8The partygoers fuelled fears of a second...