Tulsi Gabbard suspends her presidential campaign as she prepares to deploy with the National Guard. [Link]
The top prosecutor in Baltimore will drop most drug charges due to the coronavirus. [Link]
A new Bill – EARN IT – will give the president broad regulatory powers over speech on the internet. [Link]
After learning of the severity of the coronavirus during a private Senate meeting, Senator Burr sold a million dollars of stock and warned his friends of the likely blow to the stock market. Senator Loeffler also sold over a million dollars in stock after a private hearing on the coronavirus. [Link]
The Trump administration is looking for increased access to smartphone data from tech companies. [Link]
California issues a statewide ‘stay at home’ order. Only essential stores will remain open. [Link]
California put its National Guard on alert to deploy for humanitarian and public control missions. [Link]
The coronavirus is forcing the Pentagon to cut operations. [Link]
NATO says it is scaling back the Defender Europe 20 war games due to the corona outbreak. [Link]
Sanctions are delaying medical aid from getting to North Korea. [Link]
Turkey says two of its soldiers were killed by radical groups in Idlib, Syria. [Link]
After the recent rocket attack that killed two American soldiers, national security officials pushed Trump to attack Iran. Trump refused to attack, believing it was bad optics to attack Iran during the coronavirus outbreak. [Link]
The US coalition in Iraq is suspending its training operations because of the coronavirus. [Link]
Four girls were killed by the Libyan National Army shelling Tripoli. The UN is trying to establish a ceasefire in Libya to reduce the impact of coronavirus. [Link]
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US News The NYPD culture of impunity has allowed a police officer to keep his job for 18 years and receive thousands in raises even though the officer has routinely raped people on the side of the road. The city has paid out nearly a million dollars because of the...
US News Two Oklahoma police officers were charged with second-degree murder after they tased a man to death by shocking him 50 times. [Link] The anti-privacy EARN IT Act passes out of a Senate committee. [Link] The US sent two aircraft carriers into the South China...
US News Jeffery Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested in New Hampshire by the FBI on charges related to the dead sex trafficker. [Link] Large US corporations are threatening to pull ads from Facebook in an effort to get the social network to censor...
US News Seattle’s mayor ordered the police to clear the CHAZ. [Link] Minneapolis’ city council has spent $63,000 of taxpayer money to hire private security for themselves. [Link] A family had to demolish their home after a SWAT team destroyed it trying to remove a...
US News The Supreme Court ruled against a strict Louisiana abortion law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal members in a 5-4 decision. [Link] The Colorado police officers that killed Elijah McClain were placed on paid leave after photos surfaced showing...