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Jury is Told 2 Men Wanted to Kidnap Whitmer, Start Revolt

Two anti-government extremists sought to spark a “second American revolution” by kidnapping Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday, as the government tried for a second time to get convictions in an alleged plot to shock the country… Continue Reading →

WHO: COVID-19 Deaths Fall Overall by 9%, Infections Stable

The number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable, according to the latest weekly pandemic report released by the World Health Organization Wednesday. The U.N. health agency said there were more… Continue Reading →

Russia Creates ‘Major’ New Ground Force by Offering Cash to 50-Year-Olds: U.K. Intel

A British intelligence report says Vladimir Putin has “almost certainly” established a “major new ground forces formation” to bolster his invasion of Ukraine. Local politicians in Russia have confirmed that recruits for the new 3rd Army Corps (3 AC) “are… Continue Reading →

Donald Trump ‘Took The Fifth.’ What Does It Actually Mean?

Former President Donald Trump showed up Wednesday for questioning under oath in New York’s civil investigation into his business practices. But he quickly made clear he wouldn’t be answering. The ex-president issued a statement saying he had done nothing wrong… Continue Reading →

EXPLAINER: Fighting in Ukraine Endangers Big Nuclear Plant

Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, stoking international fears of a catastrophe on the continent. A look at the plant and the situation around it: EUROPE’S BIGGEST NUCLEAR PLANT The Zaporizhzhia plant… Continue Reading →

China Criticizes US Chip Law As Threat To Trade

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday criticized a U.S. law to encourage processor chip production in the United States and reduce reliance on Asian suppliers as a threat to trade and an attack on Chinese business. The law signed this… Continue Reading →

MTA’s Congestion Pricing Plan Includes Fees Of Up To $23 To Enter Manhattan

Drivers could face $9 to $23 in fees to drive into parts of Manhattan as soon as late 2023, according to the MTA’s congestion pricing plan that’ll be unveiled today, the NY Post reports. The amounts and timeline were detailed… Continue Reading →

THE DON PLEADS FIFTH: rump Says he Took the Fifth in NY Civil Investigation

Donald Trump invoked the Fifth Amendment and wouldn’t answer questions under oath in the New York attorney general’s long-running civil investigation into his business dealings, the former president said in a statement Wednesday. Trump arrived at state Attorney General Letitia… Continue Reading →

Billions Pour Into Bioplastics as Markets Begin Ramping Up

In a world increasingly troubled by the persistent harm that plastic — manufactured in petrochemical plants — has had on the environment, companies are investing billions of dollars to ramp up production of plastics made from natural, renewable materials that… Continue Reading →

What Medicare Part A’s Belly-Up Date Means for You

At its current pace, Medicare’s Hospital Insurance trust fund will run out of money in 2028, according to the June 2022 Medicare trustees report. That’s a two-year extension on the previous estimate, but experts say it’s still not good news,… Continue Reading →

Rep. Ilhan Omar Survives Close Primary After Campaign Focused On Policing

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., narrowly defeated a primary challenger on Tuesday, topping former Minneapolis city councilman Don Samuels by a single-digit margin after a campaign focused on crime and Omar’s effectiveness in Congress. “Tonight’s victory is a testament to how… Continue Reading →

Iranian Operative Charged in Plot to Murder John Bolton

An Iranian operative has been charged in a plot to murder former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton in presumed retaliation for a U.S. airstrike that killed the country’s most powerful general, offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to… Continue Reading →

London Kids To Be Offered Polio Shot After More Virus Found

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities say they will offer a polio booster dose to children aged 1 to 9 in London, after finding evidence the virus has been spreading in multiple regions of the capital, despite not confirming any… Continue Reading →

Elon Musk Sells $7 Billion in Tesla Shares Ahead of Twitter Fight

Elon Musk has sold nearly $7 billion worth of shares in Tesla as the billionaire gets his finances in order ahead of his court battle with Twitter. Musk disclosed in series of regulatory filings that he unloaded about 8 million… Continue Reading →

Musk Sells Another $6.9 Billion Of Tesla Ahead Of Twitter Trial

Elon Musk offloaded $6.9 billion worth of stock in Tesla Inc. to accumulate cash ahead of a trial that could force the billionaire to follow through on an agreement to acquire Twitter Inc. Tesla’s chief executive officer sold about 7.92… Continue Reading →

Ilhan Omar, One Of Israel’s Fiercest Critics In Congress, Ekes Out Primary Victory In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (JTA) – One of Israel’s strongest critics in Congress narrowly survived a tough Democratic primary, as Rep. Ilhan Omar eked out a victory Tuesday in Minnesota’s 5th congressional district. Omar, a two-term member of Congress who supports the movement… Continue Reading →

Raging Fire Consumes 4th Tank at Cuba Oil Storage Facility

Flames engulfed a fourth tank at an oil storage facility in western Cuba on Tuesday as the raging fire consumes critical fuel supplies on an island grappling with a growing energy crisis. Firefighters and specialists from Mexico and Venezuela helped… Continue Reading →

US Inflation Slows From a 40-Year Peak but Remains High

Falling gas prices gave Americans a slight break from the pain of high inflation last month, though overall price increases slowed only modestly from the four-decade high that was reached in June. Consumer prices jumped 8.5% in July compared with… Continue Reading →

Donald Trump Takes Fifth Amendment In AG James Deposition, Claims He ‘Did Nothing Wrong’

Former President Donald Trump said this morning that he refused to answer questions from New York prosecutors — led by State Attorney General Letitia James — about his resort and real estate businesses, the NY Post reports. “I declined to… Continue Reading →

Donald Trump Takes Fifth Amendment In AG James Deposition, Claims He ‘Did Nothing Wrong’

Former President Donald Trump said this morning that he refused to answer questions from New York prosecutors — led by State Attorney General Letitia James — about his resort and real estate businesses, the NY Post reports. “I declined to… Continue Reading →

NEVER ENDS: Trump Will Face Grilling From New York AG Probe Into Business Empire

Donald Trump is set to face questions from the New York Attorney General’s Office today after a protracted effort to avoid testifying in the investigation into his business practices. The former president lashed out at Letitia James and her civil… Continue Reading →

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