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Georgia House passes bill to punish Delta Airlines after CEO attacks Republican voter suppression bill

The Georgia State House passed a bill that would eliminate tax breaks for Delta Airlines for jet fuel. The vote was 97-73 and moves onto…

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Ivanka Trump’s pet project for women’s global empowerment fails to track funds and results: GAO report

Former first daughter Ivanka Trump had a pet project for global women’s empowerment that would use U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to help extremely…

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Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai and 6 other democracy leaders found guilty over 2019 protest

A Hong Kong court has found media tycoon Jimmy Lai, barrister Martin Lee and five other pro-democracy leaders guilty of holding an unauthorized assembly during…

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Democratic officials pick white woman over Latinas, Native American for Haaland’s old seat

New Mexico Democratic officials on Wednesday nominated a white state lawmaker over Latina and Native American candidates for Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s former U.S. House…

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M 4.9 – 160 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – 160 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam Time 2021-04-01 03:02:34 UTC 2021-04-01 03:02:34 UTC at epicenter Location 12.056°N…

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Stacey Abrams: Boycotts in Georgia not necessary – yet

Voting rights activist and former Georgia state Rep. Stacey Abrams (D) on Wednesday said that boycotting Georgia businesses over their failure to condemn the state’s…

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Biden would back MLB moving All-Star Game out of Georgia

President Biden on Wednesday said he would support Major League Baseball moving this year’s All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to recently signed legislation that tightens voting laws…

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Trump officials skirted rules to reward politically connected and untested firms with hefty pandemic contracts: documents

Documents Show Trump Officials Skirted Rules to Reward Politically Connected and Untested Firms With Huge Pandemic Contracts by J. David McSwane, ProPublica ProPublica is a…

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Podcast: White House econ advisor Jared Bernstein on Biden’s big infrastructure plan

President Biden on Wednesday proposed a $2 trillion infrastructure package that could transform America’s physical and economic landscape. Axios Re:Cap speaks with White House economic…

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Ex-Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took $50,000 in undisclosed foreign cash

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took $50,000 from an associate of a Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire at the center of a sprawling scheme of illegal foreign…

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USCIS using internal survey to help rewrite the immigration agency’s mission statement

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services leadership is asking employees to describe the immigration agency’s mission in three words to help them rewrite its mission statement,…

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Baltimore plant ruins 15 million Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines

A Baltimore plant run by Emergent BioSolutions that produces coronavirus vaccines ruined a batch of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine, according to a statement released by…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2020 — Advocates warn: The clock is ticking on new variants. Vaccines: Pfizer…

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Corporate America speaks on Georgia’s voting restrictions

The floodgates are open. Almost a week after a bill that curbs voting access in Georgia became law — and nearly one month after it…

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BUSTED: Former Transportation Secretary accused of taking $50,000 from ‘sprawling scheme’ of illegal foreign campaign finance

On Wednesday, Axios reported that a former transportation secretary has been implicated in a foreign scheme that gave him $50,000 in illegal, undisclosed campaign contributions….

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MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow: Story about Matt Gaetz’s friend went from ‘bananas’ to ‘deep space weird’

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow explained Wednesday, that the “bizarre” story about former Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg and his friend, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), has gone…

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Podcast: White House economic adviser Jared Bernstein on Biden’s infrastructure plan

President Biden on Wednesday proposed a $2 trillion infrastructure package that could transform America’s physical and economic landscape. Axios Re:Cap speaks with White House economic…

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Investigation of Matt Gaetz includes sexual relations with ‘at least one’ underage girl: ABC News

ABC News reported Wednesday that the investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) for sex trafficking underage girls and having sex with “at least one minor”…

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Trump’s advisers are pushing him to not publicly defend Gaetz: NYT’s Maggie Haberman

On CNN Wednesday, New York Times reported Maggie Haberman said that former President Donald Trump is being pressed by his aides not to come to…

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M 4.9 – 140 km ENE of Iquique, Chile

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – 140 km ENE of Iquique, Chile DYFI? – III Time 2021-04-01 01:34:21 UTC 2021-04-01 01:34:21 UTC at epicenter…

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Microsoft lands $21 billion contract to arm US soldiers with futuristic augmented-reality headsets

The Pentagon will pay Microsoft billions of dollars to build augmented-reality headsets for its soldiers. The devices will be backed by the tech firm’s Azure…

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