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In Arizona and Texas, border wall construction has sped up over the objections of residents and environmentalists LA Times
China’s puppet legislature finally passed the long-feared Hong-Kong-crackdown law — unanimously, of course. The city’s people had barely an hour to read it before it took effect at midnight on July 1. Each of four categories of new offenses can lead to life imprisonment. The South China Morning Post’s Stuart Lau broke the details down... New York Post
VOA VIEW: China will ultimately lose.
Ms. McGrath, who raised over $40 million, won the Democratic primary by narrowly holding off a candidate who had harnessed energy from the protests over racial injustice. New York Times
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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves had long deflected questions about the state flag, pointing to a 2001 referendum when voters opted to keep the design.
VOA VIEW: Political correctness fear.
Despite feverish anti-ICE sentiment and some high-profile defections, the Trump administration has quietly managed to expand the number of jurisdictions that have agreed to scour their jails and cooperate with Homeland Security to spot migrants with criminal records who should be deported. The number of participants in what's known as ... Washington Times
Veterans of Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign are eyeing an alliance with Joseph R. Biden, looking to make a splash in announcing they have turned their backs on the GOP this year and will support the presumptive Democratic nominee instead. Micah Spangler, who was a staffer in southern Florida for ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Romney is a coward and should resign after Biden loses.
With coronavirus cases surging, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that he plans to "tighten things up" when it comes to the state's stay-at-home order ahead of a busy Fourth of July weekend. California has confirmed close to 223,000 infections, a nearly 50% increase over two weeks ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Leftwing loser.
President Trump has approved plans that would shift almost 10,000 troops currently based in Germany to other locations, Pentagon officials confirmed Tuesday. On Monday, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, briefed the president on the proposal. Washington Times
It is slated to be published by Simon & Schuster on July 28. ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will send the final signal.
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House Democrats attended a briefing at the White House after reports that Russia offered the Taliban a bounty against U.S. troops. ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems are fools.
In a 5-4 decision from Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court upheld a Montana scholarship program funded by tax-credits to aid religious schools. ABC
A judge says the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending ABC
Nation's biggest retailer is removing merchandise criticized as mocking the Black Lives Matter movement. CBS
VOA VIEW: Walmart should be boycott.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci said he "would not be surprised" to see 100,000 new cases of coronavirus per day. CBS
VOA VIEW: Fauci has never been correct.
Taxpayers who haven't yet filed their taxes will need to get them to the IRS by July 15 or request an extension. CBS
Facebook announced it removed a network of accounts, groups and pages associated with the far-right extremist movement known as "boogaloo." CNBC
VOA VIEW: Boogaloo is bad news.
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The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose on Tuesday as Wall Street wrapped up its best quarterly performance in decades. CNBC
The U.S. would need to do a better job of responding to the outbreak "in a coordinated way" rather than facing challenges with disparate responses, Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers. CNBC
The virus, which scientists are calling "G4 EA H1N1," has not yet been shown to infect humans but it is exhibiting "reassortment capabilities," Dr. Anthony Fauci told the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee during a hearing Tuesday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Fauci has never been right.
A face mask mandate would not only cut the daily growth rate of new cases of Covid-19, but could also save the U.S. economy up to 5% in GDP. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Who really knows?
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden lambasted President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, saying that Trump is "in retreat" with more 125,000 Americans dead and the virus worsening in many states. CNN
VOA VIEW: Biden is an idiot.
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Colorado will vote on Tuesday to pick a Democrat to take on GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, a choice that will define one of the party's best opportunities to defeat an incumbent Republican on its quest to take back the Senate. CNN
VOA VIEW: Hopefully Gardner will prevail.
The Justice Department warned Tuesday that documents bearing its seal and cards claiming that people are exempt from wearing face masks are fake. FOX News
A top Los Angeles City Council member announced that local lawmakers have approved the “first step” in a plan to replace police with unarmed first responders to handle nonviolent service calls Tuesday. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Idiots if they do!
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Millions of properties across the nation are at risk of severe flooding over the next three decades that are not currently included on federal disaster-preparedness maps, according to a new analysis released on Monday. FOX News
Seattle Department of Transportation crews on Tuesday began removing concrete barriers marking the entrance to the area protesters are calling the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, according to local news reports. FOX News
The Space Force will be comprised of three field commands, with many of the Air Force's existing space acquisition organizations being moved into a newly created Space Systems Command, the service announced on Tuesday. UPI
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council Tuesday to extend an arms embargo on Iran, warning the Middle Eastern country could otherwise become a "rogue weapons dealer." UPI
VOA VIEW: The US may have to stand alone and give no more.
North Korea may have never completed the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Plant on May 1, when Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance following a 20-day absence. UPI
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