Women would sign up for the military draft under defense bill in Congress

Women would sign up for the military draft under defense bill in Congress

This post was originally published on this site As the Senate works to finalize a major annual defense measure, there is a bipartisan push to include a requirement that all young Americans — including women — for the first time register for the military draft. The $777.9 billion measure, the...

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Justice Dept. Files Voting Rights Suit Against Texas Over New Map

Justice Dept. Files Voting Rights Suit Against Texas Over New Map

This post was originally published on this siteThe department said the state’s redistricting plan would violate the Voting Rights Act by discriminating against minority voters.

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Congress could risk the future of Utah’s tech industry

Congress could risk the future of Utah’s tech industry

This post was originally published on this site  Renderings show what Draper is hoping the south end of Salt Lake County might look like in the future with the possible development on the current site of the Utah State Prison. Utah’s tech sector continues to grow but could be threatened...

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Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site In a scheduled video call Tuesday with the Russian president, Biden will outline economic sanctions and stepped-up support for NATO allies if Russia invades, a senior administration official says. (Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

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5th Circuit Temporarily Restores Greg Abbott’s Ban on School Mask Mandates

5th Circuit Temporarily Restores Greg Abbott’s Ban on School Mask Mandates

This post was originally published on this site  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit last week temporarily restored Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on face mask mandates in public schools, signaling that it is skeptical of the argument that his executive order violates federal laws prohibiting discrimination...

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Chris Cuomo, fired from CNN, absent from his SiriusXM radio show

Chris Cuomo, fired from CNN, absent from his SiriusXM radio show

This post was originally published on this siteFired CNN host Chris Cuomo was absent from his SiriusXM radio show on Monday, just days after losing his high-profile cable news spot.

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White House announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

White House announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics, saying the U.S. will not send any government officials to the Chinese capital for the Winter Games.“The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or…

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Vermont Lt. Gov. launches bid for US House

Vermont Lt. Gov. launches bid for US House

This post was originally published on this siteVermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray (D) announced on Monday that she is running for the U.S. House, hoping to fill the seat that is being vacated by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) as he makes a bid for the Senate.“Our workforce is shrinking, housing...

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NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers; strict travel rules begin as US cases climb: COVID-19 updates

NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers; strict travel rules begin as US cases climb: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteA vaccine mandate for private-sector workers across New York City will take effect this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced. Latest COVID news.     

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David Perdue officially announces run for governor in Georgia, setting up primary challenge to Brian Kemp

David Perdue officially announces run for governor in Georgia, setting up primary challenge to Brian Kemp

This post was originally published on this siteFormer US Sen. David Perdue officially announced his run for governor of Georgia on Monday.

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