NEWS - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 - NEWS
A former U.S. appellate judge and attorney whose criminal investigation of Clinton led to the president's impeachment, has died, his family said. LA Times
VOA VIEW: An accomplished attorney.
A three-way race scrambles the math, making for a rare contest in the Democratic stronghold. LA Times
VOA VIEW: It would be good for Oregon.
Drought and extreme heat pushed the power grid past the brink in southern China, raising fears that the country might revert to burning more coal. LA Times
VOA VIEW: EV will not succeed any time soon.
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Biden administration officials welcome Ukraine's battlefield gains but warn against overconfidence. LA Times
VOA VIEW: One possible truth from this WH.
The Justice Department notified U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon that it will appeal her ruling on the FBI's search for federal records at Mar-a-Lago. LA Times
Disgraced ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo filed an ethics complaint against Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday — alleging that she repeatedly violated attorney conduct rules in connection with the sexual harassment probe that forced him to resign under threat of impeachment last year. In his latest attempt to avenge himself against his accusers, Cuomo said James... New York Post
"TV's biggest night" of 2022 was its smallest in history. New York Post
Biden says his policies are reining in inflation, but the latest economic data reinforced worries about higher costs for food, rent and other goods.
VOA VIEW: No one is more responsible.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan called the leak of the draft opinion overturning national abortion rights earlier this year "horrible" and suggested there could be an update on the probe into the perpetrator by the end of the month, according to multiple reports. Washington Times
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More than 1,300 New York Times staffers are refusing to comply with the company's return-to-office plan that took effect Monday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The NYT is a liberal trash newspaper.
A North Carolina judge has dismissed a lawsuit by civil rights leaders that sought the removal of a Confederate statue in front of a historic courthouse. Washington Times
Nearly a third of illegal immigrants released during the early months of the Biden migrant surge last year failed to show up for required check-ins, according to a new inspector general's report that said Homeland Security is having a tough time tracking all the people it's setting free. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As known and stated.
One of President Biden's judicial nominees to a federal appeals court failed to be confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, a rare defeat. Washington Times
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The majority of Twitter shareholders voted to accept Elon Musk's takeover of the company, Reuters reported. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It's far from over.
The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has opened an investigation into allegations that Jewish students at the University of Vermont were harassed and discriminated against based on their ancestry and support for Israel. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It's clear and obvious.
August inflation data arrives little over a week before Federal Reserve decides rate increase. ABC
VOA VIEW: Inflation will get worse.
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Markets are shuddering following Wall Street’s sudden realization that inflation isn’t slowing as much as hoped ABC
VOA VIEW: Inflation will get worse.
Asking rents in the U.S. fell to 7.1% in August, down from 8.4% at the end of July. ABC
VOA VIEW: Still very high.
Seattle Public Schools says it has reached a tentative agreement with the union for teachers who went on strike last week over issues like pay and classroom support ABC
VOA VIEW: Teachers are being rewarded.
South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday proposed a national abortion ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy. ABC
VOA VIEW: Seems reasonable.
The Inflation Reduction Act includes rebates and tax credits to help homeowners install new heaters and other appliances. CBS
VOA VIEW: Another slush fund.
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Rather than fuel, it was food, shelter and medical services that drove costs higher in August, slapping a costly tax on those least able to afford it. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation is a total operational cost of living.
The White House has been preparing contingency plans to keep key goods moving and transportation lines open if union railroad workers strike later this week CNBC
VOA VIEW: The country will suffer, and inflation will rise further.
The consumer price index for August was expected to decrease 0.1% from the previous month and increase 8% from a year ago, according to Dow Jones. CNBC
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• Queen Elizabeth's coffin is en route from Scotland to London CNN
• Exclusive: Inside a city recaptured by Ukraine after months of Russian occupation
• Analysis: Ukraine exposes the rot in Russian military CNN
VOA VIEW: It is a danger to life if deputies go against Putin.
Russian losses during Ukraine's counteroffensive are sparking public criticism towards Vladimir Putin, including calls for the Russian President to resign. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports. CNN
As he's traveled the country to visit victims of storms, wildfires, and floods, President Joe Biden has returned to a similar theme: Climate change is "everybody's crisis," as he declared last year after surveying flooded-out New York homes in the wake of Hurricane Ida. CNN
Covid-19 is once again on the rise, largely as a result of the highly transmissible BA.5 subvariant. And as the virus ravages America's health care system, it is illuminating -- and worsening -- the country's national shortage of nurses. CNN
VOA VIEW: The situation looks grave and there are issues on both sides.
President Joe Biden has signed a $430 billion Inflation Reduction Act, which will allow the government to cap Medicare costs and negotiate prices on some prescription drugs. FOX News
VOA VIEW: There is no such thing as inflation reduction.
The chair of the House committee on oversight and reform is asking the National Archives and Records Administration to ensure former President Donald Trump has no further classified documents in his possession. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems are still trying to find fault.
Two Democratic senators called on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to discontinue its use of surveillance technologies after a report that the organization is building a dragnet security system. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems are continuing to lose their minds.
The man at the center of a whistleblower case against Twitter testified before Congress on Tuesday as part of an investigation into what he said were "egregious deficiencies" within the social media company. UPI
VOA VIEW: Twitter is a problem for national security.
Ukrainian forces kept up the pressure on retreating Russian troops on Tuesday in the country's northeast and military officials said that Kyiv's counteroffensive has regained more than 2,400 square miles of territory. UPI
The Justice Department told the court it would be willing to accept one of two candidates proposed by former President Donald Trump to review documents the FBI seized early last month from his Mar-a-Lago residence. UPI
The largest private-sector nurses strike in the country is underway with more than 15,000 nurses walking off the job at 16 different hospitals in Twin Cities and Duluth, Minn., according to the nurses union. UPI
VOA VIEW: A major problem.
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