Federal Judge Denies Emergency Request to Delay Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down

Federal Judge Denies Emergency Request to Delay Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down

A federal judge has denied an emergency request to delay the process of shutting down the Dakota Access Pipeline while the project’s attorneys appeal the decision in order to keep the oil pipeline running. U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg on Monday ordered the underground oil pipeline to be shut down and emptied by Aug. 5, while the …

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Analysts Say Market Rally Foretells a V-shaped Recovery

Analysts Say Market Rally Foretells a V-shaped Recovery

WASHINGTON—There is a common fear that Wall Street, buoyed by bullish sentiment, has gotten far ahead of the economic recovery and corporate earnings. However, despite continued volatility and uncertainty, analysts do not expect a sharp market correction and say there’s still room for some upside for U.S. stocks ahead. Much better than expected economic data …

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Treasury and SBA Release Detailed Paycheck Protection Data

Treasury and SBA Release Detailed Paycheck Protection Data

Together with the Treasury Department, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) revealed detailed information Monday regarding the 4.9 million loans made to businesses across the United States during the CCP virus crisis as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). As of June 30, the PPP has seen over $521 billion lent through almost 4.9 million loans. …

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NTD Business (July 7): States in Budget Crisis from Pandemic

NTD Business (July 7): States in Budget Crisis from Pandemic

All 50 states are facing a budget crisis following the pandemic, now they’re considering cuts in basic services to balance the budget
; we see what options the federal reserve still has to help the economy — now it’s set interest rates at 0%; The U.S. is considering banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, the …

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Supreme Court Green-lights Pipeline Projects, Except for Keystone XL

Supreme Court Green-lights Pipeline Projects, Except for Keystone XL

The Supreme Court stayed a lower court ruling and allowed a slew of pipeline projects to move forward under a fast-track permitting process but left out the controversial, long-delayed expansion of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline. The 1,200-mile Keystone XL Pipeline, which is now temporarily held up by the high court, would link Canadian …

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University of Virginia Barricades Confederate Cemetery Amid Nationwide Toppling of Statues

University of Virginia Barricades Confederate Cemetery Amid Nationwide Toppling of Statues

In the wake of the nationwide movement to remove monuments that memorialize the Confederacy, the University of Virginia has installed barricades around its Confederate Cemetery, which hosts a statue of a Confederate soldier. A UVA spokesperson told student newspaper The Cavalier Daily that campus police set up barricades outside the cemetery, which is typically open …

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FDA Warns Against Using 5 More Hand Sanitizers Found to Contain Methanol

FDA Warns Against Using 5 More Hand Sanitizers Found to Contain Methanol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added five hand sanitizers to its list of products that have tested positive for a toxic chemical. These additional hand sanitizer products tested positive for methanol, which is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through skin or ingested. The FDA’s discovery comes just two weeks …

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The Crushing of Freedom in Hong Kong Needs a Stronger Response from Canada

The Crushing of Freedom in Hong Kong Needs a Stronger Response from Canada

Commentary The Canadian government has belatedly taken notice of the crushing of freedom in Hong Kong. And we’re against it, which actually is progress given our habitual stand on Chinese communism. But we still need a much more thorough rethink of what’s going on in the world and where we stand in it. In announcing …

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Republican National Convention Participants Will Be Tested Daily for New Virus

Republican National Convention Participants Will Be Tested Daily for New Virus

People attending the Republican National Convention will be tested for the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus on a daily basis, a Republican familiar with the matter told The Epoch Times. “The plan for administering testing and other health protocols will be rolled out in the coming weeks. We are committed to holding a safe event, and will be …

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White House Silent on Signing of Veto-Proof Hong Kong Sanctions Bill

White House Silent on Signing of Veto-Proof Hong Kong Sanctions Bill

The White House remained silent as of July 7 about whether President Donald Trump would sign the veto-proof bill authorizing the U.S. government to sanction a broad range of people and entities tied to the Chinese Communist Party’s de facto takeover of Hong Kong. The House and Senate passed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act on …

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Biden Wants to Repeat the Worst Depression Mistakes of Herbert Hoover and FDR

Biden Wants to Repeat the Worst Depression Mistakes of Herbert Hoover and FDR

Commentary The United States economy is on the mend—but we are nowhere near out of the woods. We are at roughly the same point, economically, as when Herbert Hoover intervened after the 1929 stock market crash in an attempt to “save” American jobs. Instead of saving jobs, however, the combined policies of Hoover and FDR …

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Mexican Military Finds Plane in Flames and Truck Carrying Drugs

Mexican Military Finds Plane in Flames and Truck Carrying Drugs

MEXICO CITY—Mexican military officials said on Sunday they discovered a small plane from South America in flames after it made an illegal landing on the Yucatan Peninsula possibly carrying hundreds of kilos of drugs. Nearby, military officials said they also found a truck carrying drugs that appeared to be cocaine, packaged into 13 parcels weighing …

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Russia Detains Ex-journalist Accused of Passing Secrets to West

Russia Detains Ex-journalist Accused of Passing Secrets to West

MOSCOW—Russian security forces on Tuesday detained a former journalist who works as an aide to the head of Russia’s space agency and accused him of treason, saying he had passed military secrets to an unnamed NATO power. Footage released by the FSB security service showed Ivan Safronov being detained outside his Moscow flat by armed …

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North Korea Rejects Talks as US Envoy Arrives in Seoul

North Korea Rejects Talks as US Envoy Arrives in Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea on Tuesday said it has no immediate intent to resume a dialogue with the United States as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun arrived in South Korea for discussions on stalled nuclear diplomacy. In a statement released through the North’s official Korean Central News Agency, senior North Korean foreign ministry …

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FBI Director: One New China-Related Investigation Is Opened Every 10 Hours

FBI Director: One New China-Related Investigation Is Opened Every 10 Hours

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is opening a new China-related counterintelligence case about once every 10 hours as it pushes back against Beijing’s expansive campaign to steal American intellectual property (IP) and influence policymakers, FBI director Christopher Wray said in a speech on July 7. Wray warned that Beijing’s counterintelligence and economic espionage operations …

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New York City’s Rule of Law in Crisis, Warns Current, Former NYPD Leaders

New York City’s Rule of Law in Crisis, Warns Current, Former NYPD Leaders

New York City is spiraling into a rule-of-law crisis, according the city’s police department, citing the recent surge in shootings and a paralyzed justice system that can’t keep repeat offenders off the streets. While the NYPD has sounded the alarm for months, the city leaders seem to be headed in the opposite direction, slashing the …

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UK’s Daily Mirror Publisher Reach to Cut 550 Jobs

UK’s Daily Mirror Publisher Reach to Cut 550 Jobs

LONDON—Daily Mirror owner Reach said on Tuesday it would cut about 550 jobs, or 12 percent of its workforce, after the COVID-19 pandemic hit circulation and advertising at its national and regional newspapers in Britain. Reach, whose titles also include the Daily Express and a stable of regional newspapers, said second-quarter revenue declined 27.5 percent, …

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