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Justice Department Accuses Yale Of Illegally Discriminating Against Asian American And White Applicants

34 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The Trump administration has challenged Obama-era school affirmative action policies.
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Biden-Harris is a stinker and other commentary

Biden-Harris is a stinker and other commentary

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Campaign watch: Biden-Harris Is a Stinker Any presidential running mate “should first and foremost ‘do no harm,' ” Republican consultant Bradley A. Blakeman observes at...
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Southern Section is using a PPP loan to help fund salaries this summer

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

A loan of $456,100 is being used by Southern Section for fiscal year 2020-21
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Austin cuts police budget by 1/3 amid national 'defund' push

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

AUSTIN, Texas - In a unanimous vote, the Austin City Council moved Thursday to cut about one-third of next year's $434 million police budget amid national calls for “defunding”...
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New York expects $14.5B shortfall in revenues this year

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Budget officials anticipate New York will face a $14.5 billion shortfall in revenue this fiscal year due to responding to the coronavirus pandemic, an estimate that is...
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Book Review: Thomas Orlik's ‘China: The Bubble That Never Pops'

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

There's no such thing as a "bubble," simply because markets, by their very name, are defined by buyers and sellers. A book inspired by the question of "bubble" was doomed by...
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Judge rebukes feds over statement slamming Supreme Court's DACA ruling

Judge rebukes feds over statement slamming Supreme Court's DACA ruling

3 hours ago   |   Politico

A federal judge reprimanded the Trump administration Thursday over an unusual statement a Department of Homeland Security official issued in June declaring that the Supreme...
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Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic...
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Congress: The Most Unpopular Institution

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

Gallup released its annual poll on confidence in institutions this week and found that of the 16 institutions the pollster examined, Congress ranked dead last. Gallup noted...
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Virtual Meeting: CFR Master Class Series With Philip Gordon

3 hours ago   |   Asia Unbound

Philip Gordon discusses the history of regime change in U.S. foreign policy from the 1950s to present day. The CFR Master Class Series is a weekly 45-minute session hosted by...
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

Discounts come as part of the company's 100th anniversary Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts' predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from the coronavirus over the next three... Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...