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Padilla says border state Democrats weren't part of negotiating the immigration bill, which he says makes extreme changes to the asylum process. LA Times
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., on Tuesday will introduce — alongside more than two dozen Republicans — a simple resolution stating that former President Donald Trump "did not engage in insurrection or rebellion against the United States." Newsmax
U.S. weapons maker Lockheed Martin has signed agreements for Saudi Arabian companies to manufacture parts of its missile defense system, as the U.S. continues to conduct military operations in the Middle East against Iran-backed groups. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Getting foreign countries to provide parts to US missiles is not a good idea.
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Tom Suozzi, the Democrat running for the New York district vacated by former Republican Rep. George Santos, warned in an interview Monday that "Democrats have been losing everything on Long Island" for years. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: It needs to be GOP win.
Most North Carolina voters say that the United States is "off track" entering the 2024 president election. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden is on the wrong track, but Trump is needed.
House Republican leaders released a statement Monday saying the Senate's border security bill actually would "incentivize more illegal immigration. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Good statement.
Sen. Joni Ernst introduced legislation to stop President Biden from delivering the State of the Union address until he sends Congress a budget request and national security strategy. New York Post
The bank is set to vote Thursday on financing an oil project in Bahrain, the latest in a string of overseas fossil fuel projects. New York Times
More than two-thirds of U.S. hotels have experienced staff shortages in 2024 despite raising wages to an all-time high since the COVID-19 pandemic. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Bad news for all.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned that the United States government is on an "unsustainable fiscal path" Sunday as the national debt has ballooned to record levels. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Bidan is destroying the US economy.
The Biden administration said Monday it will target menthol cigarettes in this year's anti-smoking awareness campaign. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Government liberal control.
President Biden recently traveled to North Carolina to promote his goal of affordable internet access for all Americans, but the promise for 23 million families across the U.S. is on shaky ground. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is on shaky ground.
Tucked inside the new Senate border deal is language that would allow President Biden to postpone wall-building, giving him a chance to avoid erecting any more barriers during this current term. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Normal Dem tricks.
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A group of senators released a bipartisan immigration proposal on Sunday. The $118 billion package would give the president far-reaching powers to clamp down on unlawful border crossings, including the authority to turn away migrants without allowing them to request asylum when numbers surge. CBS
VOA VIEW: The deal is not a deal that should be considered.
Early data suggests the COVID vaccines have effectiveness against the recent JN.1 variant. CBS
About 31.6 million people live in the 200-mile path of the upcoming total solar eclipse. CBS
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott returned to the Eagle Pass border with more than a dozen GOP governors Sunday to talk about illegal migrant crossings. CBS
VOA VIEW: Abbott is right.
President Biden spent the weekend in the West, raising money and campaigning for Tuesday's Nevada presidential primary. CBS
VOA VIEW: A waste of time.
Mortgage rates crossed over 7% for the first time since December, making homes less affordable just ahead of the spring housing market. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Housing and mortgage rates are too hostel.
The war in Gaza has pushed the U.S. and Iran to the brink of a direct confrontation. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden weakness is the only hold back of a direction confrontation.
As interest rates dip, gold becomes more appealing compared to alternative investments like bonds. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Good for those with gold.
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First National Bank will pay millions to settle discrimination charges, per the DOJ. They are accused of discrimination after neglecting minority neighborhoods in North Carolina. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Enough is enough.
The illegal migrants who allegedly assaulted two police officers in Times Square are part of a ring of pickpockets making purchases in their home countries. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The left DA allowed criminals to walk.
There has been a delay in Congress in regards to passing the railroad safety act, despite bipartisan efforts to push it forward. FOX News
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Britain's King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace announced Monday. UPI
VOA VIEW: A lot of speculation.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to the Middle East Sunday for a four-day trip aimed at freeing the remaining hostages in Gaza and to seek an extended pause in the Israel-Hamas war to deliver humanitarian aid. UPI
VOA VIEW: Blinken is acting like a beggar instead of strong negotiator.
U.S. landlords who use RealPage products to set prices on rental apartments are facing accusations of collusion. CNBC
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