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Former US Rep. Allen West injured in a motorcycle accident

Former US Rep. Allen West injured in a motorcycle accident

Former Florida US Rep. Allen West is in the hospital after he was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday, according to a series of posts on his verified social media accounts. West is in stable condition, a post on his Facebook page said Sunday morning. “Allen West is currently dealing with a concussion, several…MORE

Here’s what Dr. Deborah Birx had to say about Trump wearing a mask

Here’s what Dr. Deborah Birx had to say about Trump wearing a mask

White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said Sunday that there is “clear scientific evidence” that masks work — adding that she assumes President Donald Trump is able to keep six feet of distance “in a majority of cases” when pressed on whether he should wear one. “What we have said to people is…MORE

FDA commissioner issues Memorial Day warning: ‘Coronavirus is not yet contained’

FDA commissioner issues Memorial Day warning: ‘Coronavirus is not yet contained’

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged Americans observing Memorial Day weekend to follow federal guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, saying the deadly virus “is not yet contained.” “With the country starting to open up this holiday weekend, I again remind everyone that the coronavirus is…MORE

White House announces new travel restrictions on Brazil

White House announces new travel restrictions on Brazil

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation suspending entry into the US for any individual who has been in Brazil within 14 days immediately preceding their attempt to enter the United States. The proclamation reads in part, “I have determined that it is in the interests of the United States to take action to restrict…MORE

Judge in Michael Flynn case hires prominent DC law firm to help with appeal

Judge in Michael Flynn case hires prominent DC law firm to help with appeal

US District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan, who is overseeing former national security adviser Michael Flynn‘s criminal lying case, has retained a Washington, DC, law firm run by well-known trial lawyer Beth Wilkinson to help him respond to the appeals court about the Flynn case, according to a person familiar with the arrangement. It’ll be a…MORE

Joe Biden wins Hawaii Democratic primary

Joe Biden wins Hawaii Democratic primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Hawaii Democratic primary, the state Democratic Party announced Saturday. Biden earned 63.2% of the final vote on the ranked-choice ballot in the party-run primary. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won 36.8% and is the only other candidate to earn delegates to the national convention. Biden, the presumptive Democratic…MORE

Trump to participate in Memorial Day wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery

Trump to participate in Memorial Day wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery

President Donald Trump on Monday will participate in the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to help commemorate Memorial Day, White House spokesman Judd Deere confirmed to CNN. Separately Monday, the President along with first lady Melania Trump, will travel to Baltimore to visit Ft. McHenry. The successful defense there of the Baltimore…MORE

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