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Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Haitian migrants cleared from camp at Texas border but controversy continues
After more than a week of growing controversy, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed Friday that the migrant camp formed in Del Rio, Texas, has been cleared out -- but he said that more than 17,400 migrants -- mostly Haitians -- remain in the United States.







































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Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, September 24, 2021

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Draft election audit report: Joe Biden won in Maricopa County by more votes than originally tallied
PHOENIX - A draft report of the election review in Arizona’s largest county by supporters of former President Donald Trump found that President Joe Biden did indeed win the 2020 presidential contest there, an embarrassing end to a bizarre quest to find evidence supporting Trump’s false claim that he lost because of fraud.









































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Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump

  • News source: Harper Neidig and Rebecca Beitsch
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Former President TrumpDonald TrumpJulian Castro knocks Biden administration over refugee policy Overnight Energy & Environment — League of Conservation Voters — Climate summit chief says US needs to 'show progress' on environment Five takeaways from Arizona's audit results MORE faces significant hurdles in his effort to use executive privilege to block the Jan. 6 committee's subpoenas for executive branch documents and testimony from his former aides.

After the panel issued a new round of subpoenas Thursday night seeking testimony from his former...
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House panel advances $3.5T spending bill

  • News source: Aris Folley
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The House Budget Committee has advanced the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion social spending plan as party leaders set their sights on teeing up the package for a vote in the lower chamber this coming week.

The Democratic-led committee passed the package in a 20-17 vote on Saturday afternoon, piecing together the chunks of legislation approved by 13 House committees earlier this month that make up the spending plan, an essential cornerstone of President BidenJoe BidenFighter jet escorts aircraft that entered restricted airspace during UN gathering Julian...
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The Border Is Reopening At Del Rio After The U.S. Clears Migrant Camp

  • News source: Dave Mistich
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U.S. officials are reopening an international border crossing in southern Texas that had been closed for more than a week. The port of entry at Del Rio was closed after thousands of migrants set up camp below the international bridge crossing.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement outlining plans to allow passenger traffic to resume at 4 p.m. Saturday. Officials say they expect to open the crossing for all cargo traffic on Monday at 8 a.m.

The crossing at Del Rio had been closed since Sept. 17 as thousands of migrants, mostly...
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Black Lives Matter leader calls Bill de Blasio's vaccine mandate 'modern day freedom papers'

  • News source: Kyle Morris, Breck Dumas
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A leader within the Greater New York chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement is chastising New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate and vaccine passport process for residents, equating it to "modern day freedom papers."

Chivona Newsome, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter Greater NY who also ran as a candidate for New York’s 15th Congressional District in 2020, spoke out against the "racist" mandate in a statement to Fox News.

"Although Mayor Bill De Blasio ran on progressives values, nothing in his tenure will attest to...
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Bonus checks bounce for 50 Florida teachers due to error

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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Officials say a banking error caused dozens of state-issued checks to bounce.
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Italians come out to demand support for Afghan women

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Italy to support Afghan women.
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Hosea Knox, Chicago tombstone maker 'Elmo,' dies at 82

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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A well-known Chicago tombstone maker from the city's South Side has died.
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Acting CBP chief 'shocked' by images of Border Patrol on horses, as administration doubles down

  • News source: Adam Shaw, Peter Hasson
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FIRST ON FOX: The acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told staff in an email Friday that he is "shocked" by images that show Border Patrol agents on horseback blocked Haitian migrants in Del Rio – just hours after President Biden repeated a false claim that the images show migrants being "whipped" and promised to make them "pay."

"Along with many of you, I was shocked by the images from Del Rio of Horse Patrol Units that have dominated the media in recent days," acting Commissioner Troy Miller said in the email. "What those...
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Biden administration has removed just 2K of 30,000 migrants who surged border in Del Rio

  • News source: Adam Shaw
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The Biden administration has removed just 2,000 of the more than 30,000 migrants who surged to the border in Del Rio in September, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Friday.

Scenes of approximately 15,000 migrants camped under the Del Rio bridge drew national and international headlines, as well as outrage from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. The administration surged resources and Border Patrol to the area, although it subsequently ended horse patrol within days amid debunked allegations that Haitian migrants were...
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Six-year-old not strapped into ride before death at amusement park: report

  • News source: Lexi Lonas
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A 6-year-old girl who fell to her death at an amusement park in Colorado was not buckled into the ride, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

Wongel Estifanos died on Sept. 5 on the Haunted Mine Drop ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park after she fell 100 feet.

The report concluded that the employees did not properly check if she was buckled in and did not understand the operations of the ride.

After each ride, all buckles are supposed to be undone, and workers are supposed to ensure that all lap belts...
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Govt offices in Kosovo targeted as tensions soar with Serbia

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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Kosovo says a public building was set on fire and another was hit by grenades.
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Kim's sister: NKorea willing to talk if Seoul shows respect

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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Kim Jong Un's sister says her country will try to repair ties with South Korea.
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Global Citizen Live: Billie Eilish and Ed Sheeran feature in 24-hour concert

  • News source: BBC News - World
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The Global Citizen: Live festival will see performances from more than 60 artists in six continents.
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FBI Investigating Reported Assault of Female U.S. Service Member By Afghan Evacuees

  • News source: Deepa Shivaram
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The FBI says it's investigating the reported assault of a female service member from the Fort Bliss Army base by male Afghan evacuees.

The service member reported that Afghan evacuees staying at the Doña Ana County Range Complex assaulted her, according to local reports. The complex is in New Mexico, about 25 miles north of Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.

"We received the referral from Fort Bliss and our office is investigating the allegation," the El Paso FBI office said in a statement to NPR on Saturday.

The name and age of the woman have not been...
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Driver stabbed, killed on school bus with students aboard

  • News source: ABC News: Top Stories
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Police say a school bus driver was stabbed after he had picked up students.
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