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Civil rights leaders announce another March on Washington after voting rights bill fails in Senate

A group of civil rights organizations will host another March on Washington in August to demand that Congress pass sweeping voting rights legislation and that state lawmakers halt efforts to enact bills that restrict voting access.
Tags: Congress, Washington, Senate, Cnn


Meet the millennial dubbed the leader of 'hipster antitrust' who got appointed to police Big Tech largely off just one scholarly paper inspired by a trip to the grocery store

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox." Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just too...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale


Trump's obsessive rants about the 2020 election have driven away his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, report says

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One after returning from Camp David. Patrick Semansky/AP Trump has pushed away Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner with his election lies, CNN reports. Ivanka and Kushner were once top figures in Trump's inner circle and administration. Trump remains fixated on cons...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Miami, Donald Trump, Trump, Lindell, Palm Beach, Ivanka


Trump questioned if Kushner accomplished peace in the Middle East 'after all' amid recent Israel-Hamas violence, report says

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner pauses while speaking to a member of the audience as he arrives for a news conference with President Donald Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, May, 18th, 2017, in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP Trump and Kushner are growing apart, according to a new CNN report. The former president has reportedly begun to question Kushner's accomplishments in his administrat...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Israel, US, International, Jerusalem, Trends, Cnn, Gaza, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Un, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner distance themselves from the former President and his constant complaints

With each passing day away from Washington, former President Donald Trump's grievances continue unabated. And those complaints appear to be driving away two of the people who were closest to him during his White House tenure: his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
Tags: Washington, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner distance themselves from the former President

With each passing day away from Washington, former President Donald Trump's grievances continue unabated. And those complaints appear to be driving away two of the people who were closest to him during his White House tenure: his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner


Drought maps show the western US at its driest in 20 years - a ticking time bomb for even more fires and power failures

Low water levels at California's Lake Oroville, June 16, 2021. The western US is withering under its worst drought in at least 20 years - possibly in 1,200 years. An early heat wave strained California power grids and brought record temperatures across the West. Extreme heat and dryness could cause devastating wildfires, rolling blackouts, and water shortages. See more stories on Insider's business page. The western US was already withering in severe drought when a heat wave stru...
Tags: Utah, Science, News, Climate Change, California, Washington, Mexico, Oregon, US, Trends, Drought, Cnn, West, United States, Wildfires, Arizona


Pacific Northwest expected to endure oppressive heat this weekend amid the West's drought misery

Parts of Oregon and Washington state will be under an excessive heat watch this weekend as scorching, possibly record-breaking heat settles into the region.
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Cnn, Pacific Northwest


United States: Washington State Convention Center's Massive Addition "Topping Out" - Lane Powell

Live from the historic Virginia Inn in downtown Seattle, Construction Attorney Ellie Perka
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Seattle, Lane Powell, Virginia Inn


United States: Cleared Direct To Philadelphia: Straightforward Application Of Federal Venue Transfer Statute Leads To Transfer Of Washington Action Directly To Pennsylvania - Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

A Washington federal judge granted an airline's motion to transfer an in-flight personal injury claim to Pennsylvania in Martin v. Am. Airlines, Inc.
Tags: News, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, Philadelphia, Martin, Schnader Harrison Segal, Lewis LLP


UK: Debate Intensifies Over A Vaccine IP Waiver's Impact On Future Pharma And Biotech Discoveries - Osborne Clarke

Does a proposed patent suspension backed by Washington open a Pandora's box for vaccine R&D and investment?
Tags: UK, News, Washington, Pandora, Osborne Clarke


Nationals' Max Scherzer visibly annoyed when umpires check him for illegal substances for a third time

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer angrily jaws with Phillies dugout after umpires check him for illegal substances in middle of an inning.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, Usa Today, Phillies, Max Scherzer


Pelosi denies announcing select committee on US Capitol riot

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo rioters supporting President Donald Trump storm the Capitol in Washington. AP Photo Democrats are creating a select committee to examine the events of January 6, 2021. The news was first reported by The Washington Post. The move comes after Republicans last month defeated an effort to create an independent commission. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has denied telling Democrats that she intends to create a select c...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, The Washington Post, Capitol, Pelosi, US Capitol, January 6, Insurrection 2021


Opinion: Wars will last forever if Congress won't acknowledge they're over

These days, getting Democrats and Republicans -- Congress and the President -- to agree on anything meaningful seems like a pipe dream. But now there is a rapidly growing consensus throughout Washington on one important matter: the constitutional responsibility of Congress to decide when -- and if -- our country goes to war.
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Stories, Republicans Congress


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

Usher speaks with Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., second from left, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., second from right, as they arrive for an event to mark the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci A group of House Democrats called on Biden and the CDC to extend a federal eviction moratorium. "It is an urgent matter of health, racial, and economic justice," they wrote in a letter...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Cdc, Housing, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Missouri, House, Rent, Evictions


Schumer blasts GOP-led voting restrictions, says 'legislatures are making it easier to own a gun than to vote'

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and the Democratic leadership speak to reporters about progress on an infrastructure bill and voting rights legislation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Schumer on Tuesday ripped into GOP-led efforts to enact new voting laws. "Republican legislatures are making it easier to own a gun than to vote," he said. His comments come ahead of a Senate vote to consider a sweeping elections reform bill. ...
Tags: Politics, Voting, News, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Senate, America, Trends, Georgia, Democrats, Gop, House, Capitol Hill, Republican


Republicans set to sink Democrats’ effort to advance key voting rights bill – live

Senate Democrats to fall short of 60 votes needed to begin debateNew Yorkers vote in Democratic primary for New York mayoral pickObama backs Joe Manchin compromise before crucial Senate vote 2.15pm BST Joe Biden met, separately, yesterday with West Virginia moderate senator Joe Manchin and Arizona moderate senator Kyrsten Sinema, as he tries to push forward his legislative priorities. It’s no secret that I oppose eliminating the Senate’s 60-vote threshold. I held the same view during three ...
Tags: New York, Congress, Washington, Senate, West Virginia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Arizona, US Senate, US Congress, Democratic, U S House, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema


What would statehood for Washington, DC mean — and could it finally happen?

Why does Washington, D.C., want statehood? We explain the bid by the nation's capital for representation as legislation gets a Senate hearing.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, Senate, Washington Dc, Usa Today


Kim Jong-un’s sister dismisses hopes of US-North Korea nuclear talks

Kim Yo-jong’s intervention appears to have thwarted any prospects for early resumption of negotiationsKim Jong-un’s influential sister appears to have dismissed hopes for a breakthrough on nuclear talks with the US, warning Washington that it faced “disappointment” if it believed engagement with North Korea was a possibility.Kim Yo-jong, a senior figure in the ruling party who is considered one of the North Korean leader’s closest confidantes, said any US expectations for a resumption of talks w...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, US, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Asia Pacific, US politics, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong, Jong, KCNA, Kim Yo Jong, US North Korea


China’s ambassador to the US to leave after eight years

Longest-serving envoy Cui Tiankai says relations between the countries ‘at a crossroads’ China’s ambassador to the US, Cui Tiankai, has announced he will leave Washington after eight years, saying US-China relations are at a “crossroads” as the US recalibrates its engagement policies.Cui, whose departure has been the subject of speculation for months, wrote a farewell statement calling on Chinese people in the US to defend their right to be there, and to “shoulder a great responsibility and miss...
Tags: Washington, China, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Asia Pacific, US politics, Cui Tiankai, Cui


Morning Memo: Were Dem Lawmakers Swept Up In Trump DOJ Leak Probes Incidentally?

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Getting To The Bottom Of The Trump DOJ's Subpoenas The Trump DOJ's subpoenas to Apple that ensnared House Intelligence Committee Democrats Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) were part of a leak investigation into a senior aide on the committee, not the congressmen, according to CNN. The DOJ reportedly may not have known the records they were seeking out would have included data of those lawmakers when the department first r...
Tags: Apple, New York, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Glenn Beck, Washington, Oregon, White House, Russia, Milwaukee, New York City, Cnn, Fox, Gop, Idaho


A Real Estate Mogul Will Spend $100 Million to Fix Social Media Using Blockchain (slashdot)

"Frank McCourt, the billionaire real estate mogul and former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is pouring $100 million into an attempt to rebuild the foundations of social media," reports Bloomberg: The effort, which he has loftily named Project Liberty, centers on the construction of a publicly accessible database of people's social connections, allowing users to move records of their relationships between social media services instead of being locked into a few dominant apps. The undercurren...
Tags: Facebook, News, Washington, Bloomberg, Paris, Los Angeles Dodgers, Georgetown University, Facebook Inc, McCourt, Frank McCourt, EditorDavid, Sciences Po, Project LIBERTY, Sun Basket, Braxton Woodham, Woodham


Poor People’s Campaign To March On Sens. Joe Manchin, Mitch McConnell In Washington

The civil rights activists say the two senators are "threatening our democracy."
Tags: News, Washington, Sens Joe Manchin Mitch McConnell


Poor People’s Campaign To March On Joe Manchin, Mitch McConnell In Washington

The civil rights activists say the two senators are "threatening our democracy."
Tags: News, Washington, Joe Manchin Mitch McConnell


The rise of Lina Khan, a Big Tech critic who just assumed the helm of the country's most powerful antitrust enforcement agency

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox. Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just took...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, UK, News, Nbc, Washington, Senate, Time, US, Trends, Strategy, Bbc, Regulation, South Dakota, Yale


Nexstar’s ‘NewsNation’ Hires Fox News Veteran Cherie Grzech

Cherie Grzech, who has managed the operations of Fox News’ Washington bureau in recent years, will leave that operation and join NewsNation, the Nexstar Media start-up that has since its launch found the task of getting its footing in national news circles a challenging one. Grzech will join the network as its managing editor and […]
Tags: News, Washington, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Nexstar, Nexstar Media, NewsNation, Cherie Grzech, Grzech


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


9 candidates are vying to take over the Manhattan DA's Trump investigation. They're ready to handle the chaos if the ex-president is charged.

A combination picture shows the candidates of the District Attorney of New York posing for a portrait in New York City, New York, U.S. Top row (L-R): Tahanie Aboushi, Diana Florence, and Dan Quart. Middle row (L-R): Alvin Bragg, Lucy Lang, and Tali Farhadian Weinstein. Bottom row (L-R): Liz Crotty, Eliza Orlins, and Thomas Kenniff. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The next Manhattan DA will take over the criminal investigation into the Trump Organization. Insider asked the nine candidates how they...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Obama, Eric Holder, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Atlanta, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan, Republican Party


Russian ambassador to US arrives in Washington

The Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has returned to Washington, DC, after spending almost three months in Moscow, the Russian embassy tweeted Sunday, days after US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to send both the US and Russian ambassadors back to their posts during their meeting in Geneva last week.
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Washington, US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, Moscow, Geneva, Anatoly Antonov



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