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Officially, former senior trump administration backs Biden

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 Former DHS personnel chief calls Trump 'dangerous' to America  A former senior official in the administration of President Trump is supporting Democratic Challenger Joe Biden as the Democratic National Convention gets under way.  Miles Taylor, who served as chief of staff for Homeland Security Department Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in Trump administration from 2017 to 2019, backed the former vice president and presumptive Democratic candidate on Monday.  SEVERAL REPUBLICANS TO SPEAK AT FIRST NIGHT DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION Taylor, who called America's president "dangerous" and accused Trump of using his office 's powers repeatedly for political purposes, exclusively told Fox News that "this won't be the last one the president hears of me."  Taylor, a long-time Republican who worked as an adviser to the then GOP-controlled House Homeland Security Committee before moving to the Homeland Security Department as a political appointee in 2017, declared his

Blackouts in California are the responsibility of the Public Utilities Commission, Grid operator claims

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California's energy grid operator delivered a blistering rebuke Monday into the country's Public Utilities Commission, attributing the bureau to get rotating power outages -- the first since the 2001 energy crisis -- and warning signals of larger blackouts to emerge. In their first public remarks since the blackouts started Friday evening, officials in the California Independent System Operator clarified a"perfect storm" of conditions that triggered requirement to exceed available source: scorching temperatures in California and throughout the western United States, diminished output from renewable resources and fossil-fueled electricity plants influenced by the weather, and sometimes plants moving offline abruptly when power was needed . Throughout the grid operator's board meeting Monday, Berberich faulted the commission for failing to ensure sufficient power capacity on warm summer evenings, even when power in the nation's growing fleet of rooftop solar pan

Former DHS official: Trump desired to withhold California wildfire cash for political motives

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At a new advertisement by Republican Voters Against Trump, Miles Taylor also endorses Joe Biden and states the president attempted to separate households to discourage immigration. President Donald Trump needed to shut off the emergency relief to California amid catastrophic wildfires since it turned out to be a blue state, and he strove to intentionally separate households to dissuade immigration, according to a scathing accounts given by a former government official on Monday. Taylor stated Trump wanted to enlarge household separation in the boundary, withhold emergency financing due to partisan grudges and neglect pressing national security problems for the interest of his political goals. Taylor endorsed Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, at the advertisement, stating he believed that the former president could shield the nation despite their partisan differences. In addition, he composed in an op-ed at The Washington Post which Trump attempted to utilize the Department

Quicker evaluation results and'strong' immune reaction will offer hope of controlling the outbreak, experts say

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Quicker tests together with a"strong" immune reaction against Covid-19 could soon mean a diminished spread, researchers stated. Tests are postponed and in short supply since the United States surpassed 5.4 million instances, leaving many unsure in their threat of spreading the virus. And as researchers hurry to create vaccines, they have had little signs to inform if antibodies that protect against Covid-19 continue long enough for the virus in check. But improvements from investigators Monday brought positive outlooks to both fronts. SalivaDirect, an evaluation that doesn't call for technical equipment and can provide results in under three hours, may be accessible to the general public in a matter of months, based on Anne Wyllie, an epidemiologist at Yale School of Public Health who had been part of the group accountable for its protocol. Although many have been in early stages and have never been peer-reviewed, a current batch of research reveal that individuals -- eve

Trump administration concludes the plan of Oil Drilling in the Arctic Refuge of Alaska

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 The Trump government said Monday it would start the process of auctioning off leases for oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a possible first-of-its-kind launching of this pristine wilderness which will be contested in court. While the government is moving ahead with rentals, Trump signaled he hasn't yet determined whether to let grant rentals and permit real petroleum drilling if and when the time comes. "Congress led us to maintain rental revenue in the ANWR Coastal Plain, also we've taken a substantial step in fulfilling our duties by deciding where and under what conditions the gas and oil development program will happen," Bernhardt said in a statement. Congress approved the application in 2017, and the Interior's Bureau of Land Management at December 2018 reasoned drilling could be performed inside the coastal plain region without damaging wildlife. Environmental groups known as the leasing program that an election-year stunt which

Kim Jong-un orders North Koreans to hand over pet dogs — so they can be used as meat

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Kim Jong Un requests pet dogs to be confiscated in Northkorean funding North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has arranged pet puppies to be confiscated in the nation's capital, stating the pooches signify Western"decadence" -- but their owners dread Fido is actually headed for somebody's dinner table. "Regular men and women raise livestock and cows in their porches, but high risk officials as well as the wealthy pet puppies, that stoked some bitterness" among the lower classes, the source stated. "Authorities have identified families with pet puppies and are forcing them to give up them or confiscating them and placing them down" However, while the oppressive program claims that the move would be to clamp down on capitalist extravagance at Pyongyang, the puppy owners are fearful that contributed North Korea's food deficit -- and propensity for eating dog meat -- that the directive has come about to feed the masses. The puppy owners are"cursing

South Korea tighten social distancing principles

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South Korea tightened social distancing principles on Tuesday since it reported that a three-digit growth in novel coronavirus instances to get a fifth day and police scrambled to trace countless members of a church leader. South Korea has been among the planet's coronavirus reduction success stories but it's endured repeated spikes in cases. Additionally, it prohibited all in-person church solutions and indoor parties of 50 people or more and more outside types of 100 or more. "If we can not get the virus under control today we are going to have to notch up social distancing to high degrees, which could have a large effect on the economy and people's livelihoods," Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun told a news conference following a crisis meeting. At least 457 diseases are linked into this Sarang Jeil Church, 10 of whom have been verified to have attended anti-government demonstrations over the previous two weekends at Seoul, Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip told a

Michelle Obama's DNC speech Has Been Listed before Biden picked Harris as running Partner, source says

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Ex-DNC interim chair Brazile:'I'm disappointed that we didn't hear about Kamala Harris' But a Biden campaign official told Fox News late Monday the Obama's address was listed prior to the former president declared on Aug. 11 he'd picked Harris as his running mate. "She kept talking about Joe Biden, and she understands Joe Biden well, but she knows Kamala Harris, [who had been ] among the first to endorse Barack Obama if he ran [for president in 2008], so that I was frustrated," said Brazile, who afterwards added," ""I only heard that maybe she recorded the address prior to the statement, but I am frustrated that we didn't hear about Kamala Harris. "The very first Black first lady of the United States didn't mention that the very first Black female to be about a significant party ticket," she emphasized. "Therefore I am somewhat disappointed that I didn't hear that. Weekly, however, Michelle Obama cheered Harris

The Philippines reports 4,836 new cases of coronavirus, 7 deaths,

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The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday supported 4,836 novel coronavirus diseases, the seventh consecutive day of coverage over 3,000 cases, and seven additional deaths. At a biography, the ministry stated absolute confirmed cases had climbed to 169,213, while deaths had attained 2,687. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday eased the rigorous coronavirus lockdown from the capital Manila and neighboring states to reopen the market and help struggling companies, regardless of the country with the maximum number of diseases from Southeast Asia.

China starts anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine imports

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China has started an anti-dumping probe to imports of Australian wine, it said on Tuesday, a movement that knocked a fifth off the market worth of Australia's largest winemaker and is very likely to worsen strain between the states. The analysis by China's trade ministry will look at imports of wine from Australia in containers of 2 litres or not in 2019, '' the ministry said in a stat statement analyze any harm to the national wine industry by 2015 to 2019. The Chinese Alcoholic Drinks Association asked the question, asking the regulator to check to 10 Australian wine manufacturers, such as Treasury Wine Estates (TWE.AX), the manufacturer of Penfolds, along with Accolade wines. Shares of Treasury, the planet's largest standalone winemaker, dropped up to 20 percent on concerns in the prospect of a import tax on Australian wine. The analysis comes from a backdrop of growing tension between the states after Canberra called for an worldwide inquiry into the roots of th

Ryan Reynolds has humorous from office material following selling Aviation gin for $610 Million

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Reynolds marketed his Aviation Gin to get an estimated $610 million Following Ryan Reynolds marketed his Aviation Gin to get an estimated $610 million, the"Deadpool" celebrity has reportedly set a humorous from office reply. Based on Entertainment Tonight, if a person now attempts to email Reynolds, this bounceback is obtained:"Thank you for your emailaddress. For a long long time, it appears." He proceeds:"In related news, I simply discovered what an'arn outside' is... And I'd love to have this chance to apologize to everybody I told to go f**k themselves at the previous 24 hours. My attorneys just clarified how much time it takes to attain an'get out'... therefore... turns out I am less George Clooney as I believed. The purpose is, to all those listed below, I am sorry... and I will really be needing your help in the forthcoming months and years. Thank you Ahead of Time!" Spirits giant Diageo, the alcohol giant that owns spirits such

Elon Musk The World's Fifth-Richest Individual (Again), After $7 Billion Bump By Tesla Stock Surge

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The hefty inventory advantage leaves the 49-year-old entrepreneur that the fifth-richest individual on earth, pushing Musk before Indian gas and oil tycoon Mukesh Ambani and investing luminary Warren Buffett. Not Not, he is keeping track. The bizarre billionaire says he is indifferent to his position on our abundant record. "These numbers fall and rise, but what really matters is creating good products that people love." Now Tesla stocks are up almost 32 percent in the previous five days. He owns 21 percent of Tesla but has vowed over half of his bet as collateral for loans  Forbes applies a reduction to his stocks due to the loans. Ives also called that Musk will show"game-changing" news in the forthcoming Battery Day on September 22. Tesla is the most precious automaker on the planet, using a market capitalization of $342 billion despto circumstantially fewer vehicles compared to rivals like Ford and Toyota.

California emergency announcement raised, no electricity outages Monday

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Pacific Gas and Electric had warned clients it was"probably" many clients would get rid of electricity for one-to-two hours Monday evening because of rolling outages due to increased strain on California's electric grid amid a statewide heat wave. "PG&E strongly urges clients to decrease electricity usage throughout the Flex Alert on Monday, particularly during the day and evening, when air conditioners are generally at peak usage," the usefulness composed. The California ISO issued a Stage 3 Emergency within the weekend since demand for power exceeded supply, and Gov. Gavin Newsom said the distribution deficiencies are just expected to get worse within the upcoming few days. "On Saturdaywe fell short of demand by about 450 megawatts, and we anticipate considerably increased need now," Newsom said at a Monday press conference. "Now, we hope to become 4,440 megawatts short." Since the nation anticipates even bigger gaps in demand and suppl

Vaccine manufacturer endorsed by Bill & Melinda Gates soars 40 percent

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Shares of CureVac were up roughly 40 percent Monday following its CEO Franz-Werner Haas stated in a meeting with the German financial news website Boerse Online on the weekend he was optimistic its vaccine will probably be accepted by regulators early annually. Haas added an"accelerated approval was potential" too. CureVac recently obtained approval from the authorities of Germany and Belgium to begin clinical trials for a few of its own vaccines for Covid-19. Hopp possesses almost half CureVac. The German authorities and Big Pharma chief GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)als) have large stakes in the business. Musk tweeted that Tesla's German Grohmann department is helping assemble receptor printers for CureVac -- a"side project" which Tesla could expand to include additional drug firms.

New Zealand's Ardern strikes back in Trump over coronavirus 'spike'

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hit on Tuesday from U.S. President Donald Trump for stating her country is undergoing a"large spike" in COVID-19, calling the comments"patently wrong". Trump sparked uproar in New Zealand when he told a crowd in Minnesota the South Pacific state of 5 million people was in the grasp of a"dreadful" upsurge in COVID-19 instances, having succeeded in removing the disease. Thirteen new diseases have been confirmed in New Zealand on Tuesday, carrying the nation's total number of instances since the pandemic started to 1,293, with 22 deaths. This contrasts with the U.S. tally of over 5.2 million instances and 170,000 deaths. "You see what is happening in New Zealand?" Trump said. "They conquer it, they conquer it, it was just like fronthe fronte they conquer it... since they wanted to show me something. "The dilemma is... big spike in New Zealand, you know that it's terrible. We do not need tha

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Protester Kicks Biker as He Rides Past

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Aman was detained for allegedly kicking a biker in the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota rally on the weekend throughout a mostly peaceful protest. Video posted on societal media seems to reveal a few police officers detaining the suspect while surrounded with a big crowd of bikers participating in the yearly rally. One clip of this arrest has been posted on Twitter using the caption"Antifa really showed around Sturgis now" though it's uncertain if the anti-fascist motion were included in the demonstration. Geody VanDewater, Sturgis chief of police, said officers know this planned protest against the huge rally that went forward prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands and Thousands of riders came from all over the country into the rally at the South Dakota city. Mask-wearing wasn't compulsory and social distancing did not seem to be enforced at the pubs and on the streets, prompting worries the rally might help spread the virus. "They voiced their First

Federal judge blocked the Trump government from enforcing a new law for transgender

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The coverage rolling back healthcare protections for transgender individuals was set to take effect Tuesday. A federal judge blocked the Trump government on Monday from enforcing a new law that could roll back healthcare protections for transgender men and women. Finalized days following the Supreme Court barred gender discrimination against LGBT people at work, the law from the national Department of Health and Human Services would be to have taken effect Tuesday. Monday's preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court Judge Frederic Block in Brooklyn pubs the government from enforcing the law until the situation can be observed in court and chose. Block indicated he believed the Trump government's so-called transgender principle is invalid in light of this Supreme Court ruling in June to a case involving similar issues in the context of labor discrimination. "If the Supreme Court declares a significant choice, it appears a sensible point to pause and reflect on the decisi

Highest-ranking former officials in the Trump government to back the presumptive Democratic nominee.

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In doing this, he turned into one of those highest-ranking former officials in the Trump government to back the presumptive Democratic nominee. Taylor continued to assert that when DHS staffers tried to talk about problems of national security such as a"cyberattack" or even"terrorism threat" with the presidentTrump"was not interested in these matters. ... To himthey were not priorities." He stated Trump would provide what Taylor called illegal orders into the DHS and"did not want us to inform him it was prohibited anymore since he understood ... he'd'magical police.'" The movie follfollowed byop-ed he wrote which has been printed from The Washington Post at which Taylor predicted Trump"dangerous" for America, without mentioning whom he was voting for. From the movie, Taylor said,"Given what I've experienced in the government, I must encourage Joe Biden for president. And even though I'm not a Democrat, though I

Stocks to Spike as coronavirus vaccine Promotes Market: Goldman Sachs

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Goldman's economists expect a Minumum of One COVID-19 vaccine will probably be approved by the end of the season The S&P 500 will rise yet another 7 percent this year for a COVID-19 vaccine can help the U.S. market outperform expectations, according to Goldman Sachs. The company thinks S&P 500 earnings will be boosted by a sharp rally in earnings and expanding profit margins since the market recovers and investor confidence gains momentum. "A decreasing equity risk premium will outweigh a rise in bond yields and united with all our above-consensus EPS prediction, will raise the S&P 500 indicator to 3,600 by year-end (+7percent )," composed a Goldman team headed by Chief U.S. Equity Strategist David Kostin, that had a former goal of 3,000. The S&P 500 has become positive territory for the year, up 4.4percent through Friday, following the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 34% dip from the 23 trading days after the Feb. 19 record large. The S&P 500's come