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Apple defends its closely-guarded App Store as lawmakers seek to force it to allow apps from anywhere to be installed on iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook. AP Photo/Richard Drew Apple warned that allowing iPhones to use apps from outside its App Store is a security risk. The company's comments come as the House debates five bills intended to curb big tech's power. The proposed laws could force Apple to allow apps onto its smartphones from anywhere. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple said its App Store protects customers from security and privacy risks, and users would be at risk if they were al...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Politics, News, US, America, Trends, House, Tim Cook, Retail, Antitrust, App Store, Tech Companies, App Store Apple, Tech Insider


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs a law punishing student 'indoctrination' at public universities and threatens budget cuts

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that requires the public universities to survey students and staff about their beliefs. The surveys purportedly seek to determine the state of "intellectual diversity" on campuses. DeSantis said campuses that are "hotbeds for stale ideology" are "not worth tax dollars." See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Repu...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, America, Trends, New York Times, Universities, Colleges, Republican, Donald Trump, Free Speech, Professor, Miami Herald, Florida House, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis


A new Alzheimer's drug exposes a 'fundamentally flawed' part of how the US pays for drugs

Hi, Good morning, and welcome back to Insider Healthcare. I'm Andrew Dunn, and today in healthcare news:A new Alzheimer's drug exposes a 'fundamentally flawed' part of how the US pays for drugs;The US will likely miss Biden's July 4 vaccination goal;GlaxoSmithKline faces a critical investor day as activist investor pressure increases.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. And let me know what we should be paying attention to going forward: [email protected] On t...
Tags: Europe, White House, US, America, Trends, Getty Images, Alzheimer's Disease, Healthcare, Fda, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Biden, Fairfax Media, Chadwick Boseman, Elliott, GSK


Chuck Schumer compared McConnell to Southern senators who fought civil rights reforms in the '60s over GOP opposition to the voting rights bill

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol June 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday criticized Republicans for blocking a voting rights bill. He compared their views to those of senators opposed to civil rights reforms in the '60s. The bill was designed to protect voting rights amid a voter suppression drive by Re...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Senate, America, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, News UK, Civil Rights, Mitch McConnell, Republican, Donald Trump, Jim Crow


Despite fear-mongering, Amy Coney Barrett upholds Obamacare

The Supreme Court just voted 7-2 to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare), rejecting a GOP-led challenge to the constitutionality of the individual mandate. Aside from the fact that we’re now stuck with the law for good, the decision exposes the farce that was Democratic senators’ opposition to Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation. First, let’s refresh our memories. On October 26, 2020, 48 members of the Senate voted against the nomination of Justice Amy Coney Barrett under the pretext ...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Obama, Congress, California, Opinion, Washington, Senate, Court, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Healthcare


Biden urges shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as the White House acknowledges it will miss two key vaccination benchmarks and as concern grows about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The delta variant, first identified in India, in the last two weeks has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Mississippi, Cdc, Washington, White House, India, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Wyoming, Missouri, Idaho


Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The push is underway as the delta variant, first identified in India, has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S. in the last two weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. That’s double what it was when t...
Tags: New York, Mississippi, Cdc, Washington, White House, India, Uncategorized, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Wyoming, Missouri, Idaho, Tennessee


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


Facebook banned Trump - but his 'Team Trump' group is still running ads in his name

A screenshot shows the ads that "Team Trump" starting running on Facebook on Monday. Facebook "Team Trump" started running Facebook ads Monday, despite the former President's ban. The ads promote an upcoming Ohio rally and also ask for donations. Facebook says groups supporting the banned former President are allowed on the platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Team Trump" - the former President's political group - is running ads on Facebook despite Donald Tr...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, America, Trends, Social Media, Ohio, Facebook Ads, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Save America, Tech Insider, Team Trump, Katie Canales


Obama backed Joe Manchin's compromise on voting rights, saying it's the best chance to stop GOP voter suppression

Barack Obama, President at the time, with Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia in 2015. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Barack Obama said he backed Sen. Joe Manchin's voting reform bill compromises. Manchin suggested ideas to overcome GOP opposition to a bill defending voting rights. Obama warned restrictive legislation in some states could corrode US democracy if left unchecked. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Barack Obama said he supports a compromi...
Tags: Politics, John Lewis, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, US, America, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Trends, Getty Images, Democrats, Gop, United States


Iran's next president is a hard-liner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hard-liner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but could cause headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hard-liners like Raisi. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi won't be inaugurated until August, but he's already made it clear that he's n...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei


Iran's next president is a hardliner who could cause problems for Biden, and Trump helped pave the way for his victory

Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's new president waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station on June 18, 2021, on the day of the Islamic republic's presidential election Majid Saeedi/Getty Images Iran's next president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hardliner accused of involvement in mass executions. Raisi supports reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, but could cause major headaches for Biden on other issues. Trump's confrontations with Iran helped empower hardliners like Raisi. Se...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Vienna, United States, Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei


Iran’s new leader takes hard line, refuses to meet Biden

By Isabel Debre and Jon Gambrell | Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s president-elect staked out a hard-line position Monday in his first remarks since his landslide election victory, rejecting the possibility of meeting with President Joe Biden or negotiating Tehran’s ballistic missile program and support of regional militias. The comments by Ebrahim Raisi offered a blunt preview of how Iran might deal with the wider world in the next four years as it enters a new stage in ne...
Tags: New York, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, Iraq, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Vienna, West, Soccer, United States, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Amnesty International, Biden


ATF Makes the Case for Abolishing the ATF ~ VIDEO

Aerial view of the WACO Mount Carmel compound engulfed in flames. IMG ATF USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- No one makes a better case for abolishing the ATF than the ATF. There has never been a federal agency with such little regard for the sanctity of human life, with such a history of failure, with such antiquated duties and responsibilities, with such a propensity to overreact, with such an addiction to good press, with such a willingness to bend over for any politician in charge, and – as we curren...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Congress, Eric Holder, Senate, White House, New York City, America, Joe Biden, Fbi, Idaho, House, Jimmy Carter, DEA, Biden, Terry


Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ripped the NCAA, saying the organization is 'not above the law'

Three women have accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Susan Walsh/AP Photo The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the NCAA can no longer ban colleges from giving student athletes education-related benefits. Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the NCAA's business model as part of the ruling. He said the organization is "not above the law." See more stories on Insider's business page. Supreme Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the National Collegiate Athletic Association in ...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, Alston, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Kavanaugh, Susan Walsh, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Kelly McLaughlin, Speed desk, Supreme Justice


Supreme Court unanimously rules against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student-athletes

The Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA on Monday in NCAA v. Alston. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of college athletes in NCAA v. Alston. The justices ruled that the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits for college athletes. The ruling did not address whether athletes could be paid directly or profit from endorsements. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Ath...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, West Virginia University, Espn, University Of California, Alston, Black, US supreme court, The Supreme Court, National Collegiate Athletic Association


The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletes

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled in favor of college athletes in the Alston vs. NCAA supreme court case. Justices ruled that the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits for college athletes. The ruling did not address whether athletes can be paid directly or profit from endorsements. See more stories on Insider's business page. ON MONDAY, the US Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the Alston vs. NCAA case about limita...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Sports, America, Trends, Ncaa, West Virginia University, Espn, University Of California, Alston, Black, US supreme court, Cory Booker, National Collegiate Athletic Association


Dick Cheney warned his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney on January 6 that she might not be safe after seeing Trump attack her before the Capitol riot, report says

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney at the US House of Representatives in 2017. Win McNamee/Getty Images Dick Cheney called his daughter, Liz Cheney, to warn her after Trump singled her out on January 6. The controversial former vice president is said to consider Trump an "abysmal" president. Liz Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position over her opposition to Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Dick Cheney call...
Tags: Politics, Iraq, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, House, New York Times, House Of Representatives, News UK, Republican Party, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Dick Cheney


EPA and Army Announce Intent to Revise “Water of the United States” Rule

Last week the Environmental Protect Agency and Department of the Army announced the agencies’ intent to initiate new rulemaking that restores the Obama era waters of the United States rule that was in place pre-2015, and before the current Trump era rule. This proposed rule will impact large swaths of America not only those directing the course of a ship (as its name implies), but will restrict farming, real estate development, road building and other large areas of economic activity across the ...
Tags: Law, Obama, Congress, Colorado, White House, US, America, Environmental, United States, Army, Epa, Trump, Clean Water Act, Federal, Stuart Kaplow, Cuyahoga River


Chris Christie says 'not much was accomplished' during Biden's trip to Europe, but 'no damage was done'

Former Gov. Chris Christie speaks onstage during the Concordia Annual Summit in September 2019. Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit Chris Christie says that "not much was accomplished, but no damage was done" during Biden's trip. The G-7, NATO, and Geneva summits were Biden's first international meetings since taking office. While in Geneva, Biden had a long-awaited meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Fo...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Chris Christie, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Abc, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cybersecurity, Gop, Nato, Washington Dc


Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference in Washington on January 7, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday continued to reject the premise of the For the People Act. Graham said that he would also oppose Sen. Joe Manchin's compromise proposal. "We had the largest turnout in the history the US, and states are in charge of voting in America," he said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Sen. Lin...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, US, America, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Mitch McConnell


The Joe Biden I knew and now disagree with

Years ago many doubted the dreams of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. when he said when asked that his primary goal in life was to be the president of the United States of America. I didn’t…. And then Beau Biden, (real name Joseph R. Biden, III, also another Syracuse University College of Law grad) said “Promise Me Dad” to his father before he passed away in 2017. Then the book with that title came out shortly thereafter  and old cynical libertarian anarcho-capitalist Dick Boddie read it and had some positi...
Tags: California, Opinion, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Harvard, Soccer, United States, Secret Service, Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Aba, Joe


Biden's first foreign trip only showcased his own weakness

“America is back” really means the White House is back in the hands of the establishment and desperate to please the Euro elite by...
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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut vs. Theatrical Release?

Superman II turned 40 this week and still carries the rare distinction of a sequel that actually lives up to its predecessor. I’d be lying if I said I enjoyed the follow-up more than Richard Donner’s 1978 Superman: The Movie, which is essentially a perfect film in my opinion. Yet, Superman II still packs quite the punch and expands upon the themes established in the original without losing any of that film’s charm. Of course, it’s a small wonder Superman II even works at all considering the wel...
Tags: Movies, White House, Superman, America, Action, Paris, Marlon Brando, Warner Bros, John Williams, Superhero, Comic Book, Niagara Falls, Gene Hackman, Snyder, Clark, Lester


Trump backs challenger to GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski who voted to convict him in second impeachment trial

GOP Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka. AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File Former President Trump has backed Kelly Tshibaka over Lisa Murkowski in the 2022 Alaska Senate race. Trump continues to smart over Murkowski voting to convict him in his second impeachment trial. Tshibaka, the former state commissioner of administration, has several Trump alums in her campaign. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald Trump on Friday backed a Republican challenger to GO...
Tags: Politics, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Gop, Alaska, PAC, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Tea Party, Trump, Kelly, Capitol


Trump changed the date of his Juneteenth Tulsa rally after a Black Secret Service agent told him it was 'very offensive,' book says

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File A Black Secret Service member told Trump it was "offensive" to hold a rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth. In his book, reporter Michael Bender provides more detail about the exchange that led Trump to change the rally date. Trump's team - including former campaign manager Brad Parscale - was unaware of the date's significance in US history. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Trump campaign team changed the dat...
Tags: Politics, Congress, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Secret Service, Red Cross, Biden, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Tulsa Oklahoma, Tulsa, Bender, Galveston Texas


Top Stories this PM: Catholic bishops vs. Biden; Taylor Swift's latest rerelease; HBO blames the intern

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Bishops vs. Biden. Catholic Bishops voted to advance guidance that would ban President Joe Biden from receiving communion in response to his support of abortion rights. The exact language of the document will be drafted and then voted on in November, The New York Times reported. Biden is a practicing Catholic who regularly attends Mass.Should the preside...
Tags: Hbo, Texas, News, Taylor Swift, Obama, White House, America, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Catholic, Chrissy Teigen, Biden, Taylor, Trump


Trump complained that Black voters 'all f------ hate me, and none of them are going to vote for me' after he'd 'done all this stuff' for them, book says

President Donald Trump speaks about H. R. 5682, the "First Step Act" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, which would reform America's prison system. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Trump complained that Black voters " all f------ hate me" in 2020, according to a forthcoming book. Trump blamed Jared Kushner for criminal justice reform not improving his standing with Black voters. Trump lamented that "none of them are going to vote for me," according...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, Washington, White House, Race, America, Trends, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Criminal Justice, Wall Street Journal, Black, Jared, Trump, Floyd


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – This Country: My Life in Politics and History by Chris Matthews

This Country: My Life in Politics and History by Chris Matthews A sweeping memoir of American politics and history from Chris Matthews, New York Times bestselling author and former host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews. In This Country, Chris Matthews offers a panoramic portrait of post–World War II America through the story of his remarkable life and career. It is a story of risk and adventure, of self-reliance and service, of loyalty and friendship. It is a story driven by an ...
Tags: Utah, Podcast, Congress, White House, Berlin Wall, America, Seo, Reagan, Iran, South Africa, New York Times, Northern Ireland, Philadelphia, Msnbc, Kennedy, Chris


Juneteenth becomes federal holiday celebrating end of slavery in US

Biden signs bill at jubilant ceremony as US takes steps to confront shameful historyThe US will officially recognize Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in America, as a federal holiday after Joe Biden signed a bill into law on Thursday.At a jubilant White House ceremony, the president emphasized the need for the US to reckon with its history, even when that history is shameful. Continue reading...
Tags: White House, Race, US, America, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, US Congress, Biden, Kamala Harris, Juneteenth



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