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New Protections In Place For Healthcare Workers

UNITED STATES—President Donald Trump announced protections for healthcare workers on the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2 in the Rose Garden at The White House. Both Vice President Pence and President Trump offered words on prayer on the third annual Day of Prayer. President Trump introduced new protections for healthcare workers that elaborate on previous laws passed to...

Attorney General William Barr Releases Mueller Report

UNITED STATES—Attorney General William Barr released the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Thursday, April 18. During a press conference on Thursday, Barr spoke about the release of the confidential report completed by Robert Mueller on March 22. A public version of the reported with redacted details was made available on the Department of Justice website after it...

US Unemployment Rate Lowest In 50 Years

UNITED STATES—The employment rate in the United States is at its lowest in almost 50 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a monthly report showed a continued growth in the labor market. The month of March showed a continued growth for 102 consecutive months. Information from the US Department of Labor shows that initial unemployment claims dropped...

Woman Berates Elderly Man In MAGA Hat

PALO ALTO—A 46-year old woman was fired after verbally attacking an elderly Jewish man who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat at a Starbucks location in Palo Alto, California. Cell phone footage captured Rebecca Parker Mankey berating, Victor, a regular customer at the Starbucks because of the hat that he was wearing. Mankey began shouting at the man calling...

Student Forbidden To Choose President Trump In Hero Project

UNITED STATES—An 11-year-old student from Lake Ronkonkoma, New York was reportedly forbidden by her teacher to use President Donald Trump as her hero in a school project. Bella Moscato, a sixth-grade student at Samoset Middle School was reportedly told by her teacher that she may not choose President Trump as her hero because “he speaks negativity and says bad stuff...

Fisher-Price Issues Warning After 10 Infant Deaths

UNITED STATES—Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a product warning on Thursday, April 4 after multiple reports of infant deaths caused by  the Rock n’ Play item. The CPSC reported in a press release that there have been 10 infant deaths from the product that have occurred since 2015, after the infants rolled from their back to...

Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns As Department Of Homeland Security Secretary

UNITED STATES—Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen officially resigned from her position submitting her letter of resignation to The White House on Sunday, April 7. Neilsen was the 6th Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. She has served in the position since December 2017. The following message was on Secretary Nielsen's webpage:   “To the brave and dedicated men and women...

Democrats, Republicans Call For Mueller Report Release

UNITED STATES—Members of Congress from both the Republican and Democratic party have asked for a copy of the findings in the Robert Mueller investigation. The document, which is approximately 300 pages long in its entirety is currently not available to the public. Attorney General William Barr did report his intention to have the report available by mid-April. Democrats in Congress...

Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Rapper Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES—Ermias Asghedom, 33, known as Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times in front of his apparel store Marathon Clothing on Sunday, March 31 around 3:25 p.m. The Grammy-nominated rapper was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead within a hour from gunshot wounds he sustained. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office confirmed that the rapped died from a bullet to his...

Customs And Border Patrol Agent Assaulted

UNITED STATES—A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent Felix Chavez was assaulted while on duty on Monday, March 25. CBP agents were tracking suspected illegal immigrants near the South Eagle Pass Station where Sector Chief Patrol Agent Chavez reported that his agents were able to apprehend one of the individuals when the rest jumped into the Rio Grande River. While...
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