The DNC defeated a proposed change to its platform that would have called for the legalization of marijuana. [Link]
Twitter suspended Donald Trump Jr. for posting a video of doctors talking about Covid. [Link]
Charlotte police suspected a wanted man was hiding in a family home. The family gave the officers the keys to the home to search for the man. The police instead deployed a SWAT team to the home. SWA destroyed the home with flashbangs, tear gas, and other less-lethal arms. After gassing the home, the police entered it to discover the wanted man was not there. [Link]
Miami police have fined over 150 people for not wearing masks or wearing masks incorrectly. People say police have issued $100 tickets for moving the mask to take a drink of water. Police are conducting 500 random mask checks a day [Link]
The Senate included $1.75 billion for a new FBI building in its bailout bill. The bill has passed the Senate. [Link]
The Senate version of the second Covid bailout includes $30 billion in funding for the Pentagon. [Link]
The US announces sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials. [Link]
The US and Russia are meeting in Vienna for arms control talks. [Link]
An additional 10,000 children have died a month in 2020 due to hunger because of the lockdowns. [Link]
The Taliban announces a three-day ceasefire starting Friday. [Link]
The Yemeni Southern Transitional Council announces they are abandoning their demand for a separate state and will try to reach a power-sharing deal with the Saudis. [Link]
The US admits an airstrike in Somalia on February 2nd killed a civilian. [Link]
US News An Oregon teenager was fined $1,500 for trying to make extra money selling Mexican street corn. [Link] Joe Biden personally intervened in the DNC platform to keep it from labeling the Israeli theft of Palestinian land as an occupation. [Link] China The US is...
US News LA’s mayor says the city will cut power and sewer services to family homes where lockdowns are violated. [Link] Trump’s Operation Legend is expanding its deployment of federal police to St. Louis and Memphis. [Link] Foreign Policy Trump’s Envoy to Iran, Brian...
2020 Joe Biden calls for more funding for police. [Link] Susan Rice is emerging as a top choice for Biden's vice president. [Link] Iowa restores voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence. [Link] US News Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that will...
US News Border Patrol raided an aid camp for migrants in the Arizona desert run by No More Deaths. Thirty illegal immigrants were arrested. The group believes the aid camp was targeted because No More Deaths published negative information about Border Patrol. [Link]...
US News Trump sets a September 15th deadline for a US company to acquire TikTok or the platform will be banned in the US. Trump added that the company that buys TikTok should pay the US Treasury for facilitating the deal. [Link] Homeland Security seized $2 billion...
US News On Friday, the Trump administration signaled TikTok would be banned. However, Microsoft is in plans to buy the US version of TikTok. Facebook is set to launch its own version of TikTok. [Link] Trump tweets Homeland Security will not leave Portland until local...