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POLL: Confidence In Police Practices At All-Time Low

ABC News reports: Americans’ confidence in how police are trained and their treatment of Black people both have fallen to new lows in an ABC News/Washington Post poll. Following the death of Tyre Nichols after he was beaten by Memphis police on Jan. 7, just 39 percent of adults in the national survey are confident that the police in this …

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Antony Blinken Postpones China Visit Over Spy Balloon

Bloomberg News reports: The Biden administration has decided to postpone Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s upcoming trip to Beijing after detecting a Chinese surveillance balloon that was lingering at high altitude over sensitive nuclear sites in Montana, according two officials. Blinken was set to have meetings in Beijing early next week in the first such visit by a top US …

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FL Rep: That Balloon Shows Why We Should Ban TikTok

Florida Politics reports: The Florida Senate sponsor of legislation (SB 52) that would ban the use of the Chinese-owned TikTok in Florida schools is looking skyward for justification. Sen. Danny Burgess told a national audience on Friday’s Fox & Friends that a Chinese spy balloon currently floating high above the northern tier of the United States illustrates why the controversial …

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Trump Rants At McCarthy: Ashli Babbitt Was Murdered

Posted this morning to Trump’s Truth Social account: I totally disagree with the Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, in that the Police Officer “Thug,” who has had a very checkered past to begin with, was not just “doing his job” when he shot and killed Great Patriot Ashli Babbitt at point blank range. Despite trying to keep him anonymous, …

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517,000 New Jobs In Stunning January Labor Report

The Washington Post reports: The labor market shattered expectations in January, as the economy added 517,000 jobs, despite tens of thousands of layoffs in the tech sector. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.4 percent, according to data released Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, reaching a new longtime low. The uptick in high-profile layoffs has not been reflected in …

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Arctic Blast Spurs Frostbite Warnings Across Northeast

Boston’s WBZ News Radio reports: Boston, get your winter gear ready. The oncoming weekend blast of arctic air is expected to bring bone-chilling temperatures to Greater Boston and the rest of Massachusetts. A Wind Chill Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, which says Boston is in store for wind chills as low as -30 or lower on …

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Federal Court Strikes Down Tampa’s Ex-Gay Torture Ban

Tampa’s NBC affiliate reports: A Tampa ordinance that barred counselors from providing voluntarily therapy to minors who sought to rid their same-sex attractions was ruled unconstitutional by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Thursday’s ruling drew heavily from Otto v. City of Boca Raton, in which the circuit court ruled that similar bans in Palm Beach County and the City …

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Buttigieg Swats Down Talk Of Running For US Senate

Politico reports: Pete Buttigieg said Thursday that he’s planning on staying in his job as Transportation secretary, which he called “the best job in the federal government.” “I don’t have any plans to do any job besides the one I’ve got,” Buttigieg said in an interview with Punchbowl News on the two-year anniversary of his confirmation. He swatted aside questions …

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MTG: Shoot Down China’s Spy Balloon “Immediately”

The Insider reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene called on President Joe Biden to shoot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon “immediately,” while suggesting that former President Donald Trump would have already done so. Greene, who has promoted conspiracy theories dealing in QAnon, 9/11 “trutherism,” and a Jewish-backed “space laser” causing the 2018 California wildfires, was recently appointed to the House …

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