August 24, 2020 Building on the incredible achievements of President Donald J. Trump’s first term in office, the President’s re-election campaign today released a set of core priorities for a second term under the banner of “Fighting for You!” President Trump’s boundless optimism and certainty in America’s greatness is reflected in his second-term goals and stands in stark contrast to the gloomy vision of America projected by Joe Biden and Democrats.
August 24, 2020 TikTok, the video-sharing application owned by China-based ByteDance, filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. government challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to ban the company’s American operations. In a blog post, TikTok argued that the ban prevents the company from due process, as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment. TikTok added that President Donald Trump’s executive order, made earlier this month under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, ignored the company’s efforts to
August 23, 2020 South Dakota health officials warned Thursday that a number of people who attended the 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this month, including some who came from out of state, have come down with COVID-19. Department of Health officials did not give an exact number of rallygoers who tested positive, but they said it was under 25. The rally, which ended Sunday, brought hundreds of thousands of people from far and
August 23, 2020 The Trump administration is considering bypassing normal US regulatory standards to fast-track an experimental coronavirus vaccine from the UK for use in America ahead of the presidential election, according to three people briefed on the plan. One option being explored to speed up the availability of a vaccine would involve the US Food and Drug Administration awarding “emergency use authorization” (EUA) in October to a vaccine being
August 23, 2020 Russia's best-known opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, was flown from Siberia to Berlin on Saturday for emergency treatment for suspected poisoning after Russian doctors permitted him to be evacuated from Russia to Germany following a day of demands from his family and colleagues. The plane carrying Navalny, still in an artificially induced coma and gravely ill, landed in the German capital's Tegel airport early Saturday morning and he was taken to The
August 23, 2020 Louisiana is facing an unprecedented dual threat of a Category 1 Hurricane Marco, with top winds of 75 mph hitting the state's coastline by 7 p.m. Monday, and a Category 2 Hurricane Laura, with top winds of 100 mph, smashing ashore at the Louisiana-Texas border early Thursday, according to forecasters with the National Hurricane Center. Forecasters warned that the landfall locations for both storms remain subject to change