Category: Orders

Factory Orders Jump 6.4% in July, Durable Goods Soar 11.4%
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Factory Orders Jump 6.4% in July, Durable Goods Soar 11.4%

The resurgence of American manufacturing from the depths of the pandemic continued in July. U.S. factory orders rose 6.4 percent last month, the third consecutive increase, the Census Bureau reported Wednesday. Orders were up 6.4 percent in June. Economists had forecast a 6.0 percent gain, a slowdown from the month before. Orders for durable goods,…

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Judge Orders Election Redo After NJ Democrats Charged with Voter Fraud
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Judge Orders Election Redo After NJ Democrats Charged with Voter Fraud

A judge ordered a do-over election held in November for a city council seat in Paterson, New Jersey, due to the apparent winner and a sitting councilman being charged with voter fraud. State Superior Court Judge Ernest Caposela issued the ruling on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press (AP). “It was the right ruling. That…

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Texas orders bars shut amid surge in confirmed virus cases – Breitbart
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Texas orders bars shut amid surge in confirmed virus cases – Breitbart

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott shut down bars in Texas again on Friday and scaled back restaurant dining, the most dramatic reversals yet as confirmed coronavirus cases surge. Abbott also said rafting and tubing outfitters on Texas’ popular rivers must close and that outdoor gatherings of 100 people or more must be…

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FCC orders Sinclair to pay $48 million fine related to its failed merger with Tribune
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FCC orders Sinclair to pay $48 million fine related to its failed merger with Tribune

Sinclair Broadcast Group has agreed to pay a $48 million fine to the Federal Communications Communication to close investigations related to its attempted merger with Tribune Media. The FCC said in its announcement that this is the largest civil penalty paid by a broadcaster in the agency’s history. It added that Sinclair will also have…

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China Orders Christian Church to Discontinue Online Worship
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China Orders Christian Church to Discontinue Online Worship

The Chinese communist party has ordered the Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) to cease all online worship services, in its latest crackdown on Christianity in the country. In late 2018, Chinese authorities carried out a series of tightly coordinated raids on the 5,000-member Early Rain Covenant Church in the city of Chengdu, arresting more than…

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Trump orders GM to start ventilator production for COVID-19 amid contract dispute
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Trump orders GM to start ventilator production for COVID-19 amid contract dispute

President Donald Trump signed Friday a presidential directive ordering GM to produce ventilators and to prioritize federal contracts, just hours after the automaker announced plans to manufacture the critical medical equipment needed for patients suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The order, made under the Defense Production Act, marks a sudden reversal…

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FISA Orders Review of Warrant Applications by Ex-FBI Lawyer Clinesmith
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FISA Orders Review of Warrant Applications by Ex-FBI Lawyer Clinesmith

The scandal surrounding the FBI requesting a surveillance warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court to spy on Trump presidential campaign aide Carter Page based on uncorroborated information and ommissions may be far from over. According to the recently released audit by Michael Horowitz, the inspector general at the U.S. Department of Justice…

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Trump Orders U.S. Companies to Look for Alternatives to China
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Trump Orders U.S. Companies to Look for Alternatives to China

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images President Donald said Friday that American companies are “hereby ordered” to start looking for alternatives to China. Trump was responding to news overnight that China was hiking tariffs on U.S. goods. The Chinese move caught the White House by surprise, according to a person familiar with the matter. As late as Thursday…

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