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US Government, States File Lawsuit Against Amazon for Monopolistic Practices

By Naveen Athrappully The U.S. government, along with 17 states, is suing e-commerce behemoth Amazon for maintaining an alleged monopoly which they claim has resulted in lower product quality and inflated prices. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), on behalf of the government, alleges that Amazon’s initiatives prevent rivals as well as sellers on its platform […]

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FDA Alert: Fruit With Potentially Deadly Bacteria Recalled in a Dozen States

By Jack Phillips Green organic kiwifruit is now under recall in 14 states due to a potentially deadly listeria contamination, according to an announcement posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. David Oppenheimer and Company said it is voluntarily recalling some of its clamshell packages of kiwi after testing found Listeria monocytogenes in some of […]

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Berkshire Posts Record Operating Profit, $35.9 Billion of Net Income

By Reuters Berkshire Hathaway on Saturday posted its highest ever quarterly operating profit, while gains from stock holdings helped the conglomerate led by billionaire Warren Buffett swing to a nearly $36 billion overall profit. Rising interest rates, and better results at the Geico car insurer, allowed Berkshire’s insurance businesses to generate more money in the […]

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Biden Transportation Department Grants $1.7 Billion for Electric and Low-Emission Buses in 46 US States and Territories

By Ryan Morgan The U.S. Department of Transport (DOT) is awarding grants for new electric and low-emission buses in 46 U.S. states and territories for a total of about $1.7 billion. Funding for these zero- and low-emission buses comes through the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA); a $1.2 trillion bill that includes funding […]

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Intelligence Agencies Buying Vast Amounts of Sensitive Data on Americans

By Tom Ozimek A newly released report shows that U.S. intelligence and spy agencies have bought and stored vast amounts of information on Americans—including location, smartphone, and web browsing data—with a risk posed to their privacy and even safety. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) declassified the report and released it on June […]

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Florida Activists Secretly Ship Free Sex-Change Kits to Children Around the Country

By Jackson Elliott An Epoch Times investigation discovered a Florida activist group secretly sent hundreds of children transgender sex-change kits across the country. The “Build-A-Queer” kits contain breast binders, condoms, fake male genitalia called “packers,” tape used to bind and hide male genitalia, and more. Several of these items can potentially harm children, experts have […]

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Absentee Voting From Abroad Presents Myriad of Fraud Vulnerabilities in US Elections

By Beth Brelje Preliminary election results announced right after an election often include the caveat that officials still need to count the overseas military ballots before finalizing results. The general voting population in the United States promptly ignores that caveat and runs with the preliminary results. To them, overseas votes are an afterthought. But policy […]

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Biden Admin Unveils Toughest-Ever Car Emissions Rule in Bid to Force Surge in EV Purchases

By Lawrence Wilson President Joe Biden further accelerated the nation’s switch to electric vehicles by announcing two proposed federal rule changes aimed at reducing greenhouse gasses and other pollutants in motor vehicle emissions. The changes, announced April 12, would affect virtually all gasoline-powered vehicles on U.S. highways, would save consumers an estimated $12,000 in fuel […]