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Election 2020: Garcia snags early lead over Smith in 25th Congress race in L.A. County

Early returns showed Mike Garcia out to an early lead over Christy Smith late Tuesday, May 12, in the dramatic, pandemic-framed Los Angeles County race for a key seat in Congress. Early results from the Secretary of State’s office showed Garcia, a Republican, with a 15,780-vote lead over Smith, the Democratic assemblywoman (77,459 mail-in votes to 61,679 — 55.7% to 44.3%) for the Congressional District 25 seat. The post represents an area from the northern San Fernando Valley to the Simi Valley ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, La, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, House Of Representatives, Republican, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County, Gavin Newsom, Trump


Election 2020: Garcia leads Smith in L.A. County’s 25th Congress race

Early returns showed Mike Garcia out to a widening lead over Christy Smith late Tuesday, May 12, in the dramatic, pandemic-framed Los Angeles County race for a key seat in Congress. Preliminary results from the Secretary of State’s office showed Garcia, a Republican, with a 56% to 44% lead over Smith, the Democratic assemblywoman, for the Congressional District 25 seat. The post represents an area from the northern San Fernando Valley to the Simi Valley to the Antelope Valley to a sliver of Vent...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Navy, La, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, House Of Representatives, Republican, Biden, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County, Gavin Newsom


Tucker Carlson Rages Against Dr. Fauci, Calls Him ‘Chief Buffoon’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson took aim at Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday night, unleashing a furious tirade against the top infectious disease expert, whom he called the “chief buffoon.”Piggybacking on Sen. Rand Paul’s criticism of Fauci at Tuesday’s Senate hearing on the coronavirus pandemic, Carlson said the Republican lawmaker was right to complain about experts’ predictions about the virus.“A lot of wrong predictions have come out of Washington on the question of the coronavirus, and quite a fe...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, United States, House, Fox News, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Tucker Carlson, PAUL, Carlson, Fauci, Liz Cheney, Ned Ryun, Ryun


Election 2020: Garcia leads Smith early in L.A. County’s 25th Congress race

Early returns showed Mike Garcia out to a widening lead over Christy Smith late Tuesday, May 12, in the dramatic, pandemic-framed Los Angeles County race for a key seat in Congress. Preliminary results from the Secretary of State’s office showed Garcia, a Republican, with a 55.9% to 44.1% lead over Smith, the Democratic assemblywoman, for the Congressional District 25 seat. The post represents an area from the northern San Fernando Valley to the Simi Valley to the Antelope Valley to a sliver of ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Navy, La, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, House Of Representatives, Republican, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County, Gavin Newsom, Trump


Election 2020: Garcia leads Smith in 25th Congress race; Trump tweets congratulations

Mike Garcia moved out to a widening lead over Christy Smith in the dramatic, pandemic-framed Los Angeles County race for a key seat in Congress. Preliminary results from the Secretary of State’s office showed Garcia, a Republican, with a 56% to 44% lead over Smith, the Democratic assemblywoman, for the Congressional District 25 seat. The post represents an area from the northern San Fernando Valley to the Simi Valley to the Antelope Valley to a sliver of Ventura County. The results so far repres...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Navy, California, La, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, House Of Representatives, Republican, Biden, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County


CDC’s Reopen Document Vastly Differs From White House’s Plan

The Associated Press obtained a 63-page document from the CDC which stresses planning for future virus flareups.
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CDC Reopen Document Vastly Differs From White House’s Plan

The Associated Press obtained a 63-page document from the CDC which stresses planning for future virus flareups.
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Kushner, Law Aside, Doesn’t Rule Out Delaying 2020 Election

The opinion of a White House staff member has no bearing on when the election is held, but his comment played into the concerns of President Trump’s detractors.
Tags: News, White House, Biden, Jared, Trump, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Time (Magazine, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Michael Flynn: judge pauses justice department effort to dismiss case

Order paves way for legal experts to oppose Trump administration motion to exonerate former adviserA federal judge has put the justice department’s decision to dismiss a criminal case against Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, on hold – opening the door for legal experts and other outside parties to oppose the administration’s motion to exonerate Flynn of lying to the FBI.Judge Emmet Sullivan’s order is the latest development in the high-profile case, which has led c...
Tags: Barack Obama, US news, Fbi, US politics, US justice system, Trump, Flynn, Michael Flynn, Emmet Sullivan, Trump Continue, Trump Administration, Michael Flynn Donald Trump, William Barr


CIA Believes China Tried to Prevent WHO from Declaring Coronavirus ‘Global Health Emergency’: Report

The CIA reportedly believes that China attempted to prevent the World Health Organization from declaring a global health emergency during the beginning stages of the coronavirus pandemic in January.In a report titled "U.N.-China: WHO Mindful But Not Beholden to China," the CIA detailed that China threatened to cease cooperating with the WHO's coronavirus investigation if the agency declared a global health emergency, Newsweek reported on Tuesday. The threats came at the same time that China ...
Tags: News, White House, China, Xi Jinping, Who, World Health Organization, Cia, Wuhan, Trump, Newsweek, Der Spiegel, CIA Believes China Tried, Tedros Anhanom


Worldwide Covid-19 deaths pass 290,000 – as it happened

Spain to quarantine overseas travellers; Trump walks out of press conference; White House staff ordered to wear masks. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live news and updates 12.29am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – follow me there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Brazil reports record 881 deaths as Wuhan prepares to test 11m residents 12.22am BST Dan Collyns reports for the Guardian: More than half of the medics...
Tags: Europe, Science, White House, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: Pence avoiding Trump after aide's positive test

Spain to quarantine overseas travellers; Trump walks out of press conference; White House staff ordered to wear masksChina plans to test all 11m Wuhan residents for coronavirus EU could reopen borders to countries with similar risk profilesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUS coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.29am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – follow me there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Brazil reports record 881 deaths as Wu...
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Reports: Grenell Declassifies Names Of Obama Officials On Flynn Case

Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell is doing his part to create an “Obamagate,” and has reportedly taken a key step towards building out a cast of characters for the fabricated scandal. outlets reported on Tuesday that Grenell had declassified the identities of Obama administration officials who were behind the so-called “unmasking” of Michael Flynn. The “unmasking” revealed the then-National Security Adviser internally as the subject of intelligence reports compiled during an...
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Intelligence, Fbi, United States, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Trump, Dni, Flynn, Michael Flynn, Robert Mueller, Sergey Kislyak, John Ratcliffe, Richard Grenell


Don’t Shrug at Obama’s Michael Flynn Scandal

How would President Obama be reacting to the collapse of the case against Michael Flynn if Flynn were a black teen?Picture a racist white FBI agent who hates a black student and became enraged when that teen publicly insulted one of the agent’s close friends. Say the FBI sends two guys over to the teen’s house, claiming it suspects him of being involved in drug trafficking, and starts asking the kid questions in hopes that the kid will lie.Suppose the FBI does not read the kid his rights before ...
Tags: Isis, News, Obama, White House, Russia, Barack Obama, Iran, Cnn, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Fox News, John Kerry, Sally Yates, James Comey, Trump, Democratic Party


Obamagate Is Not a Conspiracy Theory

Those sharing Obamagate hashtags on Twitter would do best to avoid the hysterics we saw from Russian-collusion believers, but they have no reason to ignore the mounting evidence that suggests the Obama administration engaged in serious corruption.Democrats and their allies, who like to pretend that President Obama’s only scandalous act was wearing a tan suit, are going spend the next few months gaslighting the public by focusing on the most feverish accusations against Obama. But the fact is tha...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Abc, Eric Holder, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Dnc, Joe Biden, Iran, Fbi, Susan Rice, Fox News, Associated Press, James Clapper


Coronavirus: Most Californians remain uncomfortable going to restaurants, gyms, according to poll

With restrictions already lifted on some non-essential businesses in California and partial restaurant re-openings possibly on the horizon, a majority of Californians still aren’t comfortable going out to eat, according to a new survey. Only 35% of respondents to an , conducted May 8-10, said they would be comfortable dining out “with some spacing precautions,” while even fewer — 26% — said they were comfortable visiting the gym. The outdoors, however, remains a respite from home for many: 55% ...
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Countering Trump, Romney says U.S. coronavirus testing record 'nothing to celebrate'

The senator from Utah rebutted a White House celebration boasting about its virus testing.
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Pence Will ‘Keep His Distance’ From Trump For ‘Several Days,’ White House Says

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Tuesday that Vice President Mike Pence is temporarily separating himself from President Donald Trump after Pence’s press secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for COVID-19 last week. “The vice president has made the choice to keep his distance for a few days,” McEnany told reporters during a press briefing. “And I would just note that that’s his personal decision to make that.” The White House official did not say exactly how many days P...
Tags: News, White House, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Trump Again, Katie Miller, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, COVID


Supreme Court arguments over Trump's tax returns point to ideological split decision

The Supreme Court continued its unprecedented work routine with an unprecedented case on Tuesday, hearing arguments over whether Congress and a New York prosecutor can access President Trump's financial records. And after a day of arguments broadcast live, it appears the justices are ideologically split on the case with an eventual decision coming down to Chief Justice John Roberts, The Washington Post reports.Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, who are on the liberal end of the Suprem...
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US signals Sacoolas decision final as Labour calls for inquiry

Suspect in death of Harry Dunn who fled UK will not be extradited, says state departmentThe US Department of State has said the decision to refuse an extradition request for Harry Dunn’s alleged killer was final, after an Interpol red notice was issued for her arrest.But the UK’s Labour party has signalled that they will be pressing for some form of parliamentary inquiry into the government’s “clear and repeated failings”. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Crime, US, UK News, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Foreign Policy, Labour, Interpol, US Department of State, Lisa Nandy, Harry Dunn, Sacoolas


Coronavirus live news: Facebook reports rise in posts removed for hate speech

Spain to quarantine overseas travellers; Trump walks out of press conference; White House staff ordered to wear masksChina plans to test all 11m Wuhan residents for coronavirus EU could reopen borders to countries with similar risk profilesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUS coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.57pm BST The US vice-president, Mike Pence, is keeping his distance from Donald Trump after the former’s press secretary tested positive, the White House spokesw...
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Northern Ireland joins in rejection of Boris Johnson's 'stay alert' slogan

‘Four nations’ approach dealt further blow as Stormont announces its own, more cautious plan Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson’s “four nations” approach to tackling the coronavirus has been dealt a fresh blow after the government of Northern Ireland joined those of Scotland and Wales in rejecting the “stay alert” slogan, and announcing its own plans for easing the lockdown.The prime minister sought to play down the differences in approaches on Monday, stre...
Tags: Politics, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Belfast, Northern Irish politics, Johnson, Arlene Foster, Stormont, Michelle O'Neill, Edinburgh Cardiff, Coronavirus outbreak


Anthony Fauci: 'serious consequences' if US exits lockdown too early – video

Dr Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has warned of serious consequences if US states reopen before building capacity to deal with new Covid-19 outbreaksCoronavirus US liveGlobal report: Anthony Fauci and two other White House Covid-19 taskforce members to self-quarantine Continue reading...
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Welsh health minister insists he has not broken lockdown rules

Vaughan Gething was photographed walking with his family and eating chips in a parkCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Welsh health minister has insisted he has not broken lockdown rules after being photographed out with his family eating chips in a park.Vaughan Gething said the family had gone for a walk near home at the weekend and stopped for a takeaway because his young son was hungry. Continue reading...
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FEMA Could Help Looming Legal Services Crisis… But It’s Bumbling That Just Like Everything Else

The White House hasn't approved multiple requests.
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Will coronavirus lead to fairer societies? Thomas Piketty explores the prospect

Economist discusses the effects of pandemic on economies, societies and globalisationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe French economist Thomas Piketty is the bestselling author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2013) and its follow-up, Capital and Ideology (2019), a sweep through 1,000 years of the history of inequality.Speaking to the Guardian, he said he had been thinking about the opportunities this pandemic may present to build fairer, more equal societies...
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Fauci says US reopening could trigger outbreak 'you might not be able to control'

* ‘The consequences could be really serious’ if safeguards relaxed * Infectious disease expert testifies remotely before Senate panel * Coronavirus – latest US updates * Coronavirus – latest global updatesDr Anthony Fauci, the government’s top public health expert, warned in Senate testimony on Tuesday that the official coronavirus death toll in the US is an undercount, and that “the consequences could be really serious” if America relaxes safeguards against Covid-19 too abruptly.“My con...
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Fauci contradicts Trump's death toll prediction as Rand Paul slams top White House doctor

The US government’s leading infectious disease expert told a Senate committee on Tuesday that if states open too quickly, they could be dealing with new Covid-19 outbreaks "that you cannot control.""There is no doubt when you pull back on mitigation, you will see cases appear," Dr Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told the Senate Health, Education, Labour and Pension Committee.
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Fauci Warns 'Little Spikes' of Coronavirus Might Turn Into Outbreaks if States Reopen Too Soon

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday warned of serious consequences if governors reopen state economies prematurely, saying he fears spikes in coronavirus infections could morph into further outbreaks of the disease. From a report: Testifying by videoconference before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, ticked through the criteria that the White House said states should meet before reopening. "My concern [is] that if some areas, ...
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