NEWS - THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2023 - NEWS
Former U.S. Atty. Robert Hur will investigate whether 'any person or entity violated the law' in connection with the unauthorized removal and retention of the records. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The liberals are taking over the zoo.
Nine of the 10 hottest years on record have occurred in the last decade, say NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. LA Times
The Governor's nominee for chief judge, Hector LaSalle received a historic 10-9 rejection. New York Post
VOA VIEW: NY is failing the people of the state.
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The Biden administration is considering the argument that Kyiv needs the power to strike at the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The troubles are expanding.
Through his staff hires and his public appearances with members of the House Freedom Caucus, Representative George Santos has signaled a move away from the mainstream. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The left is pushing Santos to the right.
China’s rise seemed inevitable, but now it’s hitting serious roadblocks. New York Times
VOA VIEW: China got greedy and pushy.
Under a new proposal, a homeowner with a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration would have uniform steps to follow to object to what they believe is an unfair, biased appraisal. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A special playing field for blacks.
The latest emergency application came from several firearms dealers who said recent state laws violated the Second Amendment and conflicted with federal law. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The SC conservatives are showing a lack of backbone.
President Biden's vision for a supercharged IRS is running into rough realities of hiring problems and difficulties in figuring out who should face more audits. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The fool lost with his crazy antics.
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A deaf student in Michigan asked the Supreme Court in oral arguments Wednesday to allow his lawsuit against a public school district in Michigan to proceed. The student claims the school did not provide him with a qualified sign language interpreter, hurting his ability to graduate. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The student is asking too much.
The National Archives and Records Administration told House Republicans Wednesday that it cannot share information about the discovery of classified documents from President Biden's time as vice president unless it is cleared by the Justice Department. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Congress has a legal right to review whether the law has been broken.
TikTok is rolling out a "state-controlled media" label in 43 countries in a sweeping transparency effort. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: TikTok cannot be trusted and should be banned.
West Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates passed a historic 50 percent reduction of the state's personal income tax Wednesday, rejecting a plan from Democrats that would have completely eliminated the tax for the lowest earners in one of the poorest U.S. states. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems lost, period.
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Legal challenges to Illinois' semiautomatic weapons ban began Wednesday with a federal complaint that the 8-day-old law prohibits "commonly possessed" and constitutionally protected guns. A state court pleading was also filed Wednesday, questioning the law's exemptions based on a person's employment. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The anti-gun fanatics will lose.
Democrat Wes Moore took the oath of office as Maryland's 63rd governor Wednesday, becoming the first Black person to lead the state and promising an economic agenda that includes closing the "racial wealth gap." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Moore will not accomplish much.
The layoffs at Microsoft will affect nearly 5% of the company's global workforce. ABC
VOA VIEW: All tech companies are having the same problems and outcomes.
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However, further rate hikes are still needed to decisively crush it, she said. ABC
It's the sixth straight monthly slowdown and a hopeful sign. ABC
It will allow blessings for same-sex, civil marriages for the first time. ABC
Former President Donald Trump is looking to get back on Facebook. ABC
VOA VIEW: Trump is smart to want any means of exposure.
Student lunch debt doesn't discriminate. Families earning less than $52,000 a year can apply for free or reduced meals at school. On a visit to a Pennsylvania town, Meg Oliver found a diverse district where students live in mobile homes and mansions, and where administrators are fielding a growing number of calls from parents who say they can't pay for meals. CBS
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Comer sent a letter to University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill on Wednesday seeking more information on the Penn Biden Center. CBS
VOA VIEW: As they should.
The latest GPS satellites feature three times greater accuracy and eight times better jam-proofing. CBS
The tech industry has seen a string of layoffs in the face of uncertain economic conditions. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The facts are made clear.
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Financial well-being is deteriorating overall but middle-class households have been particularly hard hit. CNBC
VOA VIEW: These are tough times.
Apple introduced the second generation of its HomePod Wednesday, the company announced in a release. CNBC
Santos, who was already facing bipartisan calls for his resignation, reportedly denied the reporting as "Fake." CNBC
VOA VIEW: Santos must accept the liberal media will attack him on fake or right info.
The International Atomic Energy Agency has previously raised the alarm that "only countries making bombs" are enriching uranium at Iran's level. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Iran should not be surprised if and when the US and/or Israil neutralizes their nuclear capacity.
Even with a possible recession on the horizon, economist Karin Kimbrough expects that younger workers will continue to switch jobs at elevated rates in 2023. CNBC
VOA VIEW: They would be foolish to do so.
Mortgage rates are at the lowest level since September, and that is bringing new demand into the mortgage market. CNBC
It was a ho-hum end to 2022 for spending in America. CNN
VOA VIEW: It was inevitable based on Dems directions.
The driver of the Tesla told authorities he had "full self-driving" engaged when it stopped suddenly, causing the collision. CNN
An attorney representing Derek Chauvin has asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals to throw out the former Minneapolis officer's convictions in the murder of George Floyd. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Most trails are not fair.
The Church of England announced Wednesday that it will issue an apology to the LGBTQ+ community for the way it has been treated by the church, but it will not allow same-sex marriages to be carried out. UPI
This year could see global crude oil demand hit its highest level ever, though some of that demand growth will be offset by the so-called energy transition, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: The world is not ready for EVs and green energy.
U.N. Secretary General António Guterres scolded the oil and gas industry for continuing to fuel the world's climate crisis in light of a study that showed ExxonMobil knew about global warming more than five decades ago. UPI
VOA VIEW: The left continues to be after fossil fuels.
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