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Jason Rantz: Seattle mayor now says city needs police – but it’s too little, too late as things get worse

As Seattle residents reel from one of the deadliest weekends in recent memory, Mayor Jenny Durkan is sounding the alarms. She says the city needs more police, a message she’s been reticent to deliver publicly due to toxic politics and a militant activist base. Thanks to a defund movement that is still alive and well, […]

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Dozens of House Republicans, staffers march maskless to Senate floor to protest mask mandate

Dozens of House Republicans and their staffers marched maskless out of the House to the Senate floor in protest of the new mask mandate for the lower chamber. The lawmakers and their staffers traveled across the Capitol on Thursday to protest the fact that Capitol Police have instructed officers to arrest staffers and visitors who […]

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Social Security Administration backlog has delayed eligibility and card processing, study shows

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a backlog at Social Security processing centers – meaning some claimants and beneficiaries have yet to receive key documentation from the program, a new report shows. The Office of the Inspector General for the Social Security Administration released a report on Thursday detailing different types of processing backlogs that arose […]

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NBC boss insists Tokyo Olympics will be ‘profitable’ despite massive viewership drop

NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell insisted on Thursday that NBC’s costly investment in the Tokyo Olympics will be profitable despite a massive drop in viewership that reportedly has caused “anxiety” for the network’s advertisers. Through five days of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, NBC’s average primetime audience of 15.2 million viewers is down 47% from Rio in […]

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Biden to require COVID-19 vaccinations, or regular testing, for federal workers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will require federal employees to wear masks, physically distance from others in the workplace and get tested regularly if they’re not willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The new rules place the federal government, the country’s largest employer, at the forefront of efforts to boost vaccination rates by applying pressure […]

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Biden says federal workers must be vaccinated or undergo regular testing, masks and social distancing

President Biden announced Wednesday that he will require all federal workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to frequent testing. Biden laid out a plan incentivizing Americans to take the vaccine, including paid time off to get vaccinated and $100 payments to Americans who get vaccinated, paid for by government. The president also […]

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Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over ‘Black Widow’ Disney+ release

Actress Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday that alleges Disney breached her contract by releasing the highly anticipated superhero film “Black Widow” on its streaming service, Disney+. The film was released simultaneously on the service and in theaters, which the suit claims broke an agreement between the star and […]

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Biden Orders Plans for Mandatory COVID Vaccination for Service Personnel

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Most Americans, including half of young Democrats, disapprove of Biden’s handling of recent Gaza crisis

President Joe Biden’s handling of the crisis that followed Israeli plans to expel Palestinians from their Jerusalem homes in May — which included Hamas firing rockets on Israel and massive Israeli bombings of Gaza, resulting in the death of over 230 Palestinian civilians and 12 Israelis — was notable for the president’s public support for […]