What Is Happening With TikTok and WeChat as Trump Tries to Ban Them?

The Trump administration is pushing forward with its plan to ban the Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat from American app stores. The Commerce Department on Friday announced that beginning on Sunday, it would prohibit downloads of WeChat and TikTok in U.S. app stores, and ban transactions made through WeChat. The Commerce Department said […]

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U.S. Pushes Large Arms Sale to Taiwan, Including Jet Missiles That Can Hit China

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is pushing the sale of seven large packages of weapons to Taiwan, including missiles that would allow Taiwanese jets to hit Chinese targets in the event of a conflict, say officials familiar with the proposals. If approved by Congress, the packages, valued in the billions, would be one of the […]

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Her Husband Abused Her. But Getting a Divorce Was an Ordeal.

The husband and wife were alone in her boutique, but the security cameras captured it all: him pushing her down, punching her, slapping her and dragging her by the hair across the floor. In footage from last year that recently circulated online, he can be seen hauling her into another room. Minutes later, the woman […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Gates Foundation Report Paints a Grim Global Picture

Here’s what you need to know: Bill Gates is pushing Congress to spend $4 billion on vaccinations for poor countries. A federal judge strikes down virus safety measures that had been put in place in Pennsylvania by the governor. A Chinese health official says a vaccine could be available there by November. Struggling hotel owners, […]

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Students continue push toward Chicago History Museum exhibit focused on Latino history

Jair Ramirez, a recent graduate of the Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy, is pushing for a Latino exhibit at the Chicago History Museum. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times Students at Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy created an advisory committee for the exhibit, which could take three years before it opens to the public. Jair Ramirez remembers how […]

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Universal mail-in voting a ‘Democrat-concoction,’ ‘total disaster,’ Deroy Murdock says

Democrats are “unnecessarily” pushing universal mail-in voting despite more signs of problems and a lack of public confidence in the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock argued Saturday. “This is a Democrat-concoction,” Murdock told “Fox & Friends Weekend,” adding: “We need to stop this immediately or we’ll have a real disaster.” DEROY MURDOCK: WHY UNIVERSAL MAIL-IN […]

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Senate Republicans Plan Vote on ‘Skinny’ Aid Bill

Here’s what you need to know: Senate Republicans are pushing ahead with their ‘skinny’ stimulus bill. More than 900,000 people worldwide have now died from the virus. For Black and Latino Americans, the virus is taking a disproportionate emotional and economic toll. Jakarta will reimpose restrictions as its hospitals fill up. Wuhan, the pandemic’s first […]

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Officials take heat for ignoring coronavirus guidelines: From Pelosi’s salon visit to cross-border dining

Democratic leaders have been pushing to maintain strict precautions as the coronavirus pandemic extends into late summer, but frustrations from the public have grown after seeing some of those same officials not abiding by those same standards. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Monday trip to a San Francisco hair salon for indoor service – normally taboo […]

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New Biden ad blitz slams rioting, blames president for violence: ‘Donald Trump adds fuel to every fire’

The Joe Biden campaign is pushing ahead with a major swing-state ad blitz addressing the rioting that’s gripped many U.S. cities head-on and blaming President Trump for the violence, casting the Democratic nominee as a calming force who will “lower the temperature” of the national discourse. The ad is titled “Be Not Afraid,” a quote from […]

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Britain’s treasury officials pushing for tax hikes: newspapers

(Reuters) – Treasury officials in Britain are pushing for tax hikes to plug holes blown in public finances by the coronavirus pandemic, two leading British newspapers said. Such hikes will enable the exchequer to raise at least 20 billion pounds ($26.70 billion) a year, and some could be introduced in the November budget, the Sunday […]

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Nunes: Dems peddling postal service ‘conspiracy theory’

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., is pushing back on claims that President Trump is using the postal service to hamper people’s ability to vote in November’s election, accusing Democrats of pushing a “conspiracy theory” that is not grounded in reality. Nunes, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, opposed the measure and explained why on Fox News’ […]

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Wall Street Is Looting the American Retirement System. The Trump Administration Is Helping

The Trump administration is pushing dramatic changes to the American retirement system that will benefit Wall Street but push average citizens into plans that are riskier, less profitable, and loaded with high and hidden fees. In the past two months, the Trump’s Labor Department has introduced two pending changes to deregulate vulturous private equity firms […]

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McCarthy says Dems pushing Postal Service ‘conspiracy theories’ as Pelosi calls members back to town

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democrats of “pushing conspiracy theories” in accusing President Trump of trying to undermine the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls members back from their August recess to work on legislation to address Trump’s alleged threats against the institution. McCarthy, R-Calif., […]

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Demi Moore Almost Lost “Few Good Men” Role Due to Sexism | Daily Pop | E! News

The actress opens up about film executives on "A Few Good Men" pushing for a love scene with her and Tom Cruise–questioning why she’s there. Get the details! Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 12:30pm ET|9:30am PT! #DemiMoore #ENews #DailyPop #TomCruise Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the […]

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White House pushes compromise on post office funding, stimulus checks

The White House is pushing for a congressional compromise on U.S. Postal Service funding and stimulus checks for individuals as House Democrats decry President Trump’s threat to withhold funding for USPS and link it to the administration’s opposition to universal mail-in voting. TRUMP SAYS HE’S WILLING TO GIVE USPS MONEY IF DEMS CONCEDE TO ‘SOME’ […]

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Iggy Azalea Seen In 1st Photo Out With Baby Son Onyx Carter — See Pic

Iggy Azalea was spotted pushing her newborn son — who she announced on June 10 — in a pricey $2,190 Fendi stroller as she left a photoshoot! Iggy Azalea, 30, was spotted for the the first time out with her baby son Onyx Carter! The Australian-born star was in full glam mode as she left […]

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Barr accuses media of ‘projecting a narrative’ in coverage of unrest: ‘People are being told a lie’

Attorney General Bill Barr accused the media of pushing their own “narrative” instead of reporting facts on the ground when it comes to coverage of civil unrest in cities across the country following George Floyd’s death. In an interview with Mark Levin on Fox News’ “Life, Liberty & Levin,” Barr lamented that while people are […]

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US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year loan at 2.88%

U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages fell this week, pushing the key 30-year loan to a record low for the eighth time this year By The Associated Press August 6, 2020, 3:52 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages fell this week, pushing […]

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US workers file 1.43 million more jobless claims as crisis total tops 54 million

Some 1.43 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, pushing the number of initial jobless claims filed during the coronavirus pandemic above 54 million, new data show. Last week marked the second consecutive week with an increase in new jobless filings, a further indication that the economic recovery from the pandemic is faltering. “Jobs […]

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Coronavirus leads to mass hunger, killing 10,000 children a month, UN warns

The coronavirus and restrictions that have coincided with the pandemic are pushing millions around the globe to the brink of starvation. Coronavirus-related starvation is leading to the death of 10,000 children a month, 50 percent of which are in Sub-Sahara Africa, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). An additional 550,000 children a month […]

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Trump, GOP ally vow Confederate base names won’t change

President Donald Trump and a top Senate Republican are pushing Congress to preserve the names of military bases that honor Confederate generals, even though the House and Senate have overwhelmingly approved bills that rename them. Trump said in a tweet Friday that he had spoken to Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe, the Republican chairman of the […]

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Parscale claims Trump beating Biden where it counts

Pushing back against public opinion polls that indicate President Trump’s trailing Democratic challenger Joe Biden, Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale argues that the president “is dominating” the former vice president “when it comes to the most important factor, enthusiasm.” “The unprecedented enthusiasm behind the president’s reelection efforts stands in stark contrast to the flat, almost […]

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AMC delays movie theater reopening by 2 weeks due to coronavirus

AMC Theaters, the nation’s largest chain, is pushing back its plans to begin reopening theaters by two weeks following the closure because of COVID-19. The company said Monday that it would open approximately 450 US locations on July 30 and the remaining 150 the following week. The company had planned to begin opening theaters in […]

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Teenager Who Threw Boy From Tate Modern Sentenced to at Least 15 Years

LONDON — A teenager who admitted he attempted to kill a 6-year-old boy by pushing him from a 10th-floor viewing platform in a shocking attack at the Tate Modern museum in London last year was sentenced to at least 15 years in prison by a British court on Friday. Jonty Bravery, 18, from Ealing in […]

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