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President Trump — “People Liked My Walk…”

U.S. President Donald Trump, who was widely criticized for using the church and Bible for a photo-op, defended his position by stating, “People liked my walk to this historic place of worship!” Police officers had earlier cleared protesters outside the White House so that the President could pose for photographs outside a church damaged in the unrest gripping Washington DC. […]

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Pope Francis Calls For Reconciliation

Following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man by a white police officer, and social unrest in the United States, Pope Francis said no one could claim to defend the sanctity of every human life while turning a blind eye to racism and exclusion. The Pope in his weekly address said, “Today I join the church in St. […]

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SpaceX’s Astronaut-riding Capsule Arrives At Space Station

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up an historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken poised to take over manual control if necessary, the SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up to the station and docked automatically, with […]

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President Trump Takes Swipe At China

President Trump, in seeking to address the U.S. relationship with China noted that China, has engaged in a pattern of misconduct, ripping off the United States over decades. “For decades, they have ripped off the United States like no one has ever done before. Hundreds of billions of dollars a year were lost dealing with China, especially over the years […]

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Trump — “A Tragedy For The People Of Hong Kong”

“This week, China unilaterally imposed control over Hong Kong security. This was a plain violation of Beijing’s treaty obligations with the United Kingdom in the Declaration of 1984 and explicit provisions of Hong Kong’s Basic Law. It has 27 years to go,” charged President in a recent press address. He said, “The Chinese government’s move against Hong Kong is the […]

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WTO — Bleak Outlook

The World Trade Organization, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, said, “the global economy is in its worst downturn since the 1930s.” He opined that economists had painted a grim picture of the economy for the rest of the year. “Their forecast for 2020 estimates that the volume of global merchandise trade will tumble by between 13 and 32 percent compared to the […]

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Trump — “When The Looting Starts, The Shooting Starts.”

The death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer has led to protests and riots in the streets of that City. The outrage came after a video released to the media showed Derek Chauvin, a white police officer pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck, a black man, in a banned maneuver as Floyd repeatedly said, “I can’t breathe,” — […]

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McConnell — Next COVID-19 Bill Last

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that Senate Republicans will begin considering proposals for a “fourth and final” coronavirus response bill to address the needs of the country “in about a month.” He made it clear that the bill under consideration will be restricted in scope and will not be as expansive as prior bills. McConnell noted that the […]

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President Trump’s Twitter Tantrum

“There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mailboxes will be robbed; ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone…..” Where is the evidence? Twitter seems to be asking, by dropping a fact check on the President’s […]

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COVID-19 Massacre In Latin America

Latin America has now become the epicenter of the COVID-19 disease. In a breakdown of the cases in the region, PAHO Director Dr. Carissa Etienne noted, “two of the three countries with the highest number of reported cases are now in the Americas.” “There can be no doubt our region has become the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic,” she added. […]