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Japan to Extend Emergency in Bid to Control Covid Before Games

21 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The Japanese government recommended extending a state of emergency that includes Tokyo and other major cities, in a last-ditch effort to rein in Covid infections ahead of the capital hosting the Olympics in less than two months.
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Kim Jong Un told North Korea's government to 'get fully prepared for...

Kim Jong Un told North Korea's government to 'get fully prepared for confrontation' with the US

Summary List Placement North Korea's leader told his government to prepare for confrontation with the United States. Kim Jong Un addressed his government on Thursday, and the... Read more ...

Texas Rep. - Trump's Former Doctor - Demands Biden Take Cognitive Test

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14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

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The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

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Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which...

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Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, drafted a $6 trillion infrastructure package that Senate Democrats are considering approving... Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Catholic group that turns away same-sex couples as...

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The Supreme Court has ruled that Philadelphia cannot exclude a Catholic organization from its foster care program because the group won't take applications from same-sex... Read more ...

The Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of Catholic charity in case...

The Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of Catholic charity in case that pitted religious freedom against LGBTQ rights

Summary List Placement The US Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday in favor of a Catholic child welfare organization in a case in which the charity declined to place... Read more ...

Andrew Yang muddies mayoral debate answer by saying mentally ill homeless...

Andrew Yang muddies mayoral debate answer by saying mentally ill homeless people have rights, 'but you know who else have rights? We do'

Summary List Placement Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang drew swift condemnation from critics over what they described as an insensitive remark at... Read more ...

Supreme Court throws out Trump-backed challenge to Obamacare

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The Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a lawsuit seeking to strike down Obamacare, finding that Republican-led states and individual plaintiffs behind the case lacked legal... Read more ...

Bill to Make Juneteenth Federal Holiday Passes House

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The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. The House voted 415-14 on Wednesday to make Juneteenth, or June 19th, the 12th federal... Read more ...