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President Trump Issues Statement Regarding Possible Protests

President Trump has issued the following statement in regard to reports of possible protests happening in Washington and across the country in the coming days. The statement was released through White House Press Secretary Kayleigh Enany’s government Twitter account: “In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of…

House Passes $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Package

The House has easily passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package. It would deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Lawmakers have also tacked on a $1.4 trillion catchall spending bill and thousands of pages of other end-of-session business to create a massive bundle of…

Congress Prepares to Vote on $900 Billion COVID Relief Bill

Top negotiators in Congress have sealed a deal on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package. Lawmakers announced the agreement Sunday after days of negotiations, and passage by Congress is expected Monday. The agreement would establish a temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefits and $600 direct stimulus payments to most Americans, along with a fresh round of subsidies…

Celebration of Life Events Announced for Congressman John Lewis

The family of civil rights icon and congressman John Lewis has released details of the Celebration of Life ceremonies that are set to begin Saturday in Troy. A service celebrating “The Boy from Troy” will be held on the campus of Troy University inside Trojan Arena at 10:00AM Saturday. The ceremony is open to the public, but seating is limited….

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry of President Donald Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made it official, telling fellow Democrats she supports a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Her remarks at a closed-door meeting was described by two people familiar with the remarks who were not authorized to discuss them publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Pelosi is set to make a formal announcement at 5…

Alabama Faces Washington In Peach Bowl Playoff Semifinal

Football fans finally know who will play in this year’s College Football Playoffs. After staying undefeated throughout the entire season, #1 Alabama will take on #4 Washington in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta. Alabama is fresh off its SEC Championship victory against Florida, while Washington just clinched its own PAC-12 title. This matchup will pit the nation’s top scoring defense…

UN Agency Proposes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rules for Planes

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for planes that fly internationally beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a cutoff date of 2028 for the manufacture of planes that…