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Austin Seeks To Raise Legal Age To Purchase AR-15 Style Weapons

Austin, Texas, joined a growing number of cities around the country, seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase an assault-style rifle from 18 to 21.  The City Council voted on Friday to approve a resolution that would result in raising the age requirements. According to the local Fox News affiliate, the approval was included…

Biden to meet with farmers as he seeks to cut meat prices

President Joe Biden will meet virtually with independent farmers and ranchers to discuss initiatives to reduce food prices by increasing competition within the meat industry, part of a broader effort to show the administration is trying to combat inflation. The White House event occurs Monday afternoon as higher-than-expected inflation has thwarted Biden’s agenda. Consumer prices…

Abrams seeks national voting rights action before 2022 race

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Stacey Abrams, who built her national reputation by advocating for voting rights, is calling on Congress to take action on federal voting rules as the Democrat launches a second bid to become Georgia’s governor. Senators including Georgia Democrat Raphael Warnock, Abrams’ close ally, have been arguing in recent days that the…

UK seeks unity at G7 meeting over Russia’s ‘malign behavior’

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Top diplomats from the Group of Seven industrialized nations gathered beside the River Mersey in Liverpool, England, for a meeting Saturday that host country Britain called “a show of unity against global aggressors.” The U.K. is seeking elusive unity from the wealthy nations’ club in response to tensions with China and…

Rittenhouse Defense Team Accuses Prosecutors of Withholding Evidence, Seeks Mistrial

Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys, Mark Richards, and Corey Chirafisi, listen during the trial in Kenosha, Wis., November 16, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/Reuters) Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense team filed an updated motion for mistrial with prejudice ahead of Monday’s closing arguments alleging multiple prosecutorial infractions, including withholding evidence pertinent to the case, attempting to use banned evidence, and violating…

Merck Seeks FDA Emergency Approval for Coronavirus Pill

Molnupiravir, an experimental coronavirus treatment pill developed by Merck & Co Inc and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP, May 17, 2021 (Merck & Co Inc/Handout via Reuters) Merck announced Monday that it has requested emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its experimental antiviral COVID-19 pill. The drugmaker said in a statement that…

Company Behind Keystone XL Pipeline Seeks $15 Billion in Damages From US Government After Biden Revokes Permit

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Biden Seeks Talks With Venezuela's Maduro While Juan Guaido Shut Out

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, Bloomberg reported on Friday that Joe Biden’s advisors are preparing for potential negotiations with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sign Biden will break from President Trump’s policy. Sources told Bloomberg that the Biden administration will push for “free and fair” elections in Venezuela, offering sanctions relief in exchange. The Trump administration’s current policy is that it…

NDAA Seeks To Halt Trump’s Troop Withdrawals From Afghanistan & Germany

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, The version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) agreed to by the House and Senate, known as the compromise version, includes provisions to block President Trump’s planned troop withdrawals in both Afghanistan and Germany. For Afghanistan, there is language in the bill that would block funding to reduce troop numbers…

Hong Kong Opposition Leader Seeks Asylum In UK As Dissident Publisher Jimmy Lai Denied Bail

The CCP’s destruction of the pro-democracy movement is nearly complete. And that crackdown on Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms – well, former democratic freedoms – continued Thursday as publisher Jimmy Lai was denied bail on fraud charges and so will be imprisoned until his trial, while a former opposition lawmaker moves to seek asylum in Britain….

Giuliani Seeks To Rep Trump In PA Election Case, Remains Absolutely Convinced He’ll Win

  Update (1200ET): Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, formally told a federal court that he will represent the Trump campaign in its long shot case to block Pennsylvania from certifying votes. The case and whether it should be dismissed will be argued in federal court this afternoon. As CNN reports, it’s not known…