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Biden campaign to remove retired general’s image from ad after he objects

Biden campaign to remove retired general’s image from ad after he objects

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign will remove the image of a retired Army general from an ad after the general objected to his inclusion. Retired Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, who once led the military campaign against ISIS, was featured in a Biden campaign advertisement that showed him walking alongside the former vice president during a visit…MORE

The Working Families Party, on the rise nationally, faces a defining test in New York

The Working Families Party endorsed progressive Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic presidential primary last year. When she dropped out earlier this year, the party threw its support to Sen. Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist from Vermont. But after a controversial change to election law in New York, the WFP needs a groundswell of…MORE

Trump announces plans to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he intends to lift Sudan’s state sponsor of terrorism designation — news that comes as the transitional government in Khartoum could deliver him a diplomatic victory ahead of the US presidential election. The US President said on Twitter that once the $335 million that Sudan has agreed to pay…MORE

At least 18 West Virginia Covid-19 outbreaks linked to church services, governor says

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said on Monday that at least 18 active Covid-19 outbreaks were traced to church services in the state. The outbreaks were reported in 13 counties: Berkeley, Doddridge, Harrison, Logan, Mason, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Putnam, Upshur, Wayne, Wetzel, and Wood. “We all know that church is a place that absolutely this…MORE

US State Department condemns attack on civilians in town north of Baghdad

US State Department condemns attack on civilians in town north of Baghdad

The US State Department on Monday condemned “the massacre of innocent civilians by Iran-backed militias” in an area north of Baghdad and called on the Iraqi government “to immediately exert control over the Iran-backed militias who are lawlessly attacking religious and ethnic minorities, peaceful protesters and activists, political party headquarters, and diplomatic missions.” The admonition…MORE

Legendary NHL broadcaster Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announces his retirement

Legendary NHL broadcaster Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announces his retirement

After 47 years, Mike “Doc” Emrick, is stepping away from the broadcasting booth. Emrick, 74, has served as the lead play-by-play voice for the NHL on NBC for the last 15 years and is considered the preeminent voice of the league. While he will no longer be calling games, he will continue to contribute to…MORE

Indiana police recruit fired for participating in a Neo-Nazi internet forum

A police recruit in Lafayette, Indiana, has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation determined he participated in an online Neo-Nazi chat forum, authorities announced Saturday. A Twitter user brought recruit officer Joseph Zacharek to the attention of Lafayette Police Department late Friday, identifying him as having participated in the now defunct forum “Iron March”…MORE

Taraji P. Henson confirms split from fiancé Kelvin Hayden

Taraji P. Henson confirms split from fiancé Kelvin Hayden

Wedding bells won’t be ringing for Taraji P. Henson and Kelvin Hayden after all. The “What Men Want” actress confirmed during an appearance Monday on “The Breakfast Club” that she and the former NFL player have ended their engagement. “I just turned 50 and I mean, I hadn’t said it yet, but it didn’t work…MORE

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