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The gun charges against Hunter Biden could be blocked by conservatives' own push to broaden 2nd Amendment protections. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The liberal media is making nonsense to help Dems.
Global surface temperatures last month were 2.25 degrees above the 20th century average of 60.1 degrees, surpassing the record set in August 2016. LA Times
FOX News host Laura Ingraham slammed the Democratic Party as being “essentially Pornhub” on her talk show Thursday night. New York Post
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If Donald Trump wins a second term, he and his allies want to revive a plan to allow a president to fire civil service workers who are supposed to be hired on merit. The Biden administration is trying to thwart it. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden and Dems never give up their dirty tricks.
The Republican-controlled Senate is weighing whether to remove the attorney general, Ken Paxton, based on evidence of bribery and abuse of office. New York Times
VOA VIEW: They would be wise to support Paxton.
Bands of Republicans in the House and the Senate have brought the spending debate to a screeching halt with a shutdown just days away. New York Times
Federal prosecutors in the case charging Donald Trump with scheming to overturn the 2020 presidential election are seeking an order that would restrict the former president from "inflammatory" and "intimidating" comments about witnesses, lawyers and the judge. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems want to stop free speech.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday narrowed an order that broadly suspended the right to carry firearms in and around Albuquerque to apply only to public parks and playgrounds where children and their families gather. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A foolish liberal mistake.
Kansas will no longer change transgender people's birth certificates to reflect their gender identities, the state health department said Friday, citing a new law that prevents the state from legally recognizing those identities. Washington Times
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Hundreds of rioters have been charged, convicted and sentenced for joining the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol. Unlike their cases, Samuel Lazar's appears to have been resolved in secret - kept under seal with no explanation, even after his release from prison. Washington Times
The IRS said Friday it has launched a nationwide search to recruit 3,700 new employees which the tax agency said it wants to use to expand audits on the country's wealthiest taxpayers. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
The U.S. Ambassador to Russia Lynne Tracy visited imprisoned Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on Friday, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow said in an online statement. Washington Times
The Pentagon's Central Command has ordered interviews of roughly two dozen more service members who were at the Kabul airport when suicide bombers attacked during U.S. forces' chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal, as criticism persists that the deadly assault could have been stopped. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Let's see where this goes.
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NASA said Thursday that the study of UFOs will require new scientific techniques, including advanced satellites as well as a shift in how unidentified flying objects are perceived. Washington Times
A Florida man was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Wednesday, accused of hanging swastikas and antisemitic signage on Orlando's Daryl Carter Parkway Bridge. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: He should rot in hell.
The NYPD has issued warnings of antisemitic hate ahead of Jewish High Holidays. ABC
VOA VIEW: Saturday and Suday are the beginning of the Jewish New Year.
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This year’s respiratory virus season is set to be a repeat of last year’s, with COVID-19, RSV and influenza impacting the health care system at the same time, per the CDC ABC
VOA VIEW: The CDC cannot be trusted.
"Record corporate profits, which they have, should be shared by record contracts for the UAW," Biden said in brief remarks at the White House. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is tilting the scale by bowing to the UAW.
Prosecutors said in a court filing they provided roughly 1.28 million pages of documents to Trump and his lawyers between June and September. CBS
VOA VIEW: That is a lot of pages to review.
Elizabeth Whelan told CBS News she requested the meeting to ensure the president's advisers "have given him a complete picture of what it might take to bring Paul home." CBS
The men cried as they hugged their lawyers and supporters. CBS
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Thousands of employees at plants in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio launched a historic work stoppage against Detroit's Big Three automakers. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden stupidity.
General Motors and two other automakers failed to reach a new labor agreement before their contract with employees represented by the United Auto Workers expired at midnight. CBS
VOA VIEW: The unions offer was out of reach.
Former President Donald Trump's attorneys argued in a filing Monday that Chutkan should recuse herself from the case over remarks she's previously made in sentencing Capitol riot defendants. CBS
VOA VIEW: The DOJ wants a bias judge.
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Former President Donald Trump's lawyers filed a last-minute challenge that could disrupt the schedule. CBS
President Biden is expected to host Zelenskyy at the White House. CBS
About 52,000 children's water bead kits made by Buffalo Games and sold at Target have been voluntarily recalled because they pose a choking hazard. An infant in Wisconsin died after swallowing the water beads. CBS
Oil prices climbed to their highest level of the year this week, extending a rally that has put a return to $100 a barrel sharply into focus. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Oil prices will grow, thanks to Biden.
The U.S. government has warned a Virginia judge that an American Marine’s adoption of an Afghan war orphan could be seen as international child abduction. FOX News
A Department of Homeland Security report says there has been an increase in people on the terror watchlist being found along U.S. borders. FOX News
VOA VIEW: This is part of Biden's stupidity.
The United States and three other countries announced a new round of sanctions against Iran on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini at the hands of the country's morality police. UPI
VOA VIEW: The sanctions should be harder.
Hurricane Lee was moving north over the western Atlantic as of late Friday morning. Forecasters warn Lee remains a large hurricane with tropical storm conditions expected across parts of New England. UPI
Ukraine said Friday its armed forces have captured Andriivka near Bakhmut in the Donetsk region and inflicted heavy losses on Russian troops as the counteroffensive against the Russian invaders continues. UPI
The third Republican primary debate will be held in Miami, near the home of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump and home state of second place, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, sources said on Thursday. UPI
A U.S. Senate subcommittee has launched a review of the U.S. Coast Guard's handling of dozens of reported sexual assaults committed at its training academy over three decades that were only recently reported to Congress. UPI
VOA VIEW: Some of the claims are BS.
President Joe Biden, who has reclaimed the term Bidenomics from skeptics of his economic policies, contrasted his vision with the MAGAnomics of his rivals in a Maryland speech Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Bidenomics are stupid lies.
The VA Thursday reported that more than a million claims resulting in more than $2.2 billion in earned benefit payouts have been made so far to veterans and their survivors since President Biden signed the PACT Act. UPI
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