U.S. congressional testimony of Homeland whistleblower postponed until next week

WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives committee has postponed the deposition of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower, saying the department had dragged its feet to help the official prepare for his testimony. In a statement released late on Thursday, Democratic intelligence committee chair Adam Schiff said the panel would …

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WHO calls for consistent message on coronavirus

By: AP | London | September 17, 2020 5:04:16 pm On Wednesday, Trump predicted this could happen next month and that a mass vaccination campaign in the U.S. could start shortly afterward. (AP) The emergencies chief of the World Health Organization says scientific disagreements over COVID-19 interventions like masks and vaccines shouldn’t be treated as …

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Louisville anti-racism protests resume amid tensions over Breonna Taylor ruling

As a curfew went into effect after dark and police declared an unlawful assembly, a group of 200 to 300 protesters who had marched through the city for hours retreated to the grounds of the First Unitarian Church, set aside by organizers as a sanctuary near the Ohio River waterfront. Some of the marchers had …

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US Elections 2020 LIVE updates: Trump, Biden clash on handling of coronavirus pandemic

“I was surprised to learn when Biden selected Harris as his running mate. Believe it or not, it’s true she is rated the most liberal person in Congress. I think she’s grossly incompetent I’ll be honest with you,” Trump said during a rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. US Presidential Elections 2020 LIVE news updates: US …

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John Shipley: The Twins won’t do it, but let us talk about the Yankees

“Nobody’s really talked about it yet, so I don’t think I can answer that one,” Rogers said. But let us talk about the Yankees. The Twins have gone 15-6 in the month of September and are winners of four straight heading into their final regular-season series against the Cincinnati Reds starting Friday at Target Field. …

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Trump says he’s ‘not a fan’ of Meghan, wishes Harry luck

By: AP | Washington | September 24, 2020 9:15:21 am US President Donald Trump (L) and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle. (File) President Donald Trump took a swipe at the Duchess of Sussex on Wednesday after the former Meghan Markle and Prince Harry participated in a Time 100 video urging Americans to vote. Meghan, an …

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Port: After urging from lawmakers, Burgum expected to rescind order making failure to quarantine a crime

Today, Sept. 24, lawmakers are saying that order has been rescinded. In an email sent to his caucus this afternoon, which I obtained, House Minority Leader Chet Pollert, R-Carrington, said that after discussions with Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, Burgum would be backing away from the order. Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner sent a similar message …

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Trump refuses to commit to peaceful power transfer post-election

By: Bloomberg | September 24, 2020 9:34:25 am US President Donald Trump. (File Photo) President Donald Trump on Wednesday wouldn’t commit to a peaceful transfer of power if a tally of ballots shows Democrat Joe Biden wins the November election.“We’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said in response to a reporter’s question …

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