US to ask for public comment on reinstating tariff exclusions on Chinese goods


CITY OF WASHINGTON (October 5, 2021)---The administration of President Joe Biden will seek out public comment on whether to reinstate any of the Trump-era exclusions to tariffs on Chinese goods that had expired at the end of last year and the beginning of 2021, it announced on Tuesday. The step suggests…

4 US, UK, Japanese carriers patrolled north of Taiwan to defend is democracy against aggressive China


TAIWAN (October 5, 2021)---Taiwan is committed to defending its democracy against an increasingly aggressive China, the island’s president has vowed, warning of “catastrophic consequences” for the region should it fall. The comments from Tsai Ing-wen, in an essay published on Tuesday, came amid record-breaking incursions by Chinese warplanes into its air defence zone.…

Third Victim Dies Following Violent Attack At A Davenport Home


DAVENPORT, Fla. (October 4, 2021) — Authorities said Sunday a third victim has died following a violent attack where an angry electrician wielding a knife and baseball bat killed three co-workers and injured another at the Florida home they shared. Polk County Sheriff’s officials said electrician Shaun Runyon got into…

One Dead And Four Injured In Waffle House Shooting


BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (October 3, 2021) — A sheriff says one man has been killed in a shooting in the parking lot of a Waffle House near a South Carolina interstate. Lee County Sheriff Daniel Simon said the 4 a.m. Sunday shooting also injured an employee and three customers inside the…

Mayorkas and Abbott Clashed Over Enforcement of the Country’s Immigration Laws


WASHINGTON — U.S. Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas and Texas Governor Greg Abbott clashed Sunday over enforcement of the country’s immigration laws after thousands of Haitian migrants massed – and then were cleared – from the U.S.-Mexican border city of Del Rio, Texas. Mayorkas, in an interview on the “Fox News…

Economic Report: 142 metropolitan areas had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment in July 2021


CITY OF WASHINGTON (August 10, 2021)---In July, 142 metropolitan areas had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment and 247 were essentially unchanged.  The largest over-the-year percentage gains in employment occurred in Ocean City, New Jersey (+21.9 percent), Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, Hawaii (+21.1 percent), and Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (+14.1 percent). The largest…

ICYMI: House Republicans tell Biden he’s acting like a ‘Cuban dictator’ with his social media censorship campaign


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 26, 2021)---House Republicans have called on President Joe Biden to turn over the details of his campaign to clamp down on social media coronavirus misinformation while blasting the effort as government-sponsored censorship that rivals Communist Cuba.  Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top Republican on the House…

Two California Men Charged With Conspiracy To Destroy A Building Affect Interstate Commerce and Related Crimes


CALIFORNIA (July 16, 2021)--two California men have been charged with conspiracy to destroy a building affecting interstate commerce and related crimes.   Ian Rogers and Jarrod Copeland, are facing federal charges of conspiracy to destroy a building and related crimes, according to the indictments that were unsealed Thursday.  On January 15,…