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Ortiz: Democrats Ignore Constituents by Obsessing over Impeachment
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Ortiz: Democrats Ignore Constituents by Obsessing over Impeachment

Greg Wohlford/AP This week, House Democrats issued their foregone conclusion. Their 300-page Intelligence Committee report indicts President Trump for asking the Ukrainian president to look into potential corruption on the part of Hunter Biden, who was being paid nearly $1 million a year by a Ukrainian gas company for “consulting” despite lacking any relevant experience.…

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Joe Biden Will Not Rule Out Rewarding Donors with Ambassadorships
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Joe Biden Will Not Rule Out Rewarding Donors with Ambassadorships

Former Vice President Joe Biden is refusing to rule out rewarding some of his top political donors with ambassadorships if elected in 2020. Biden, who is facing questions from voters about his son’s lucrative business dealings overseas, told reporters aboard his “No Malarkey” bus tour of Iowa on Friday he would make appointments based on…

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Hawkins: Gun-Free Military Bases Make U.S. Troops Sitting Ducks
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Hawkins: Gun-Free Military Bases Make U.S. Troops Sitting Ducks

The December 6, 2019, Naval Air Station Pensacola attack reminded us once more that gun-free policies on military installations make U.S. troops sitting ducks. Breitbart News reported that a gunman opened fire Friday morning in Pensacola, killing three innocents and causing numerous others to be transported to the hospital for injuries. The Associated Press reported that the Pensacola gunman…

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Original Content podcast: ‘The Crown’ embraces middle age
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Original Content podcast: ‘The Crown’ embraces middle age

“The Crown” has returned to Netflix with a new cast — Olivia Colman as a middle-aged Queen Elizabeth, Tobias Menzies as her husband Prince Philip and Helena Bonham Carter as her sister Princess Margaret. Loyal listeners of the Original Content podcast may recall that we reviewed the show’s first two seasons last year. We didn’t…

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Real X-Wings took flight at Disney’s new Star Wars ride grand opening thanks to Boeing
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Real X-Wings took flight at Disney’s new Star Wars ride grand opening thanks to Boeing

Boeing might be taking the last crucial steps to prepare for its first crewed Starliner capsule spaceflight, but it’s also busy turning sci-fi into reality right here on Earth – by helping Disney build X-Wing large-scale starfighters to celebrate the opening of the ‘Rise of the Resistance’ ride at Disney World in Florida. Earlier this…

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Startups Weekly: U.S. VCs eye European startups
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Startups Weekly: U.S. VCs eye European startups

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Chinese investor activity in Africa. Before that, I noted Airbnb’s issues. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions…

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Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign
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Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign

Reddit has linked account activity involving the leak and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to a suspected Russian political influence operation. Or, to put it more plainly, the social network suspects that Russian operatives are behind the leak of sensitive trade data — likely with…

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