Detroit Fire Chief James Harris said five firefighters were hospitalized after a vacant building that caught fire Thursday afternoon collapsed. The incident trapped three people.
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Channel 2 Action News has learned that Kemp never testified in July, but according to sources in the governor’s office, the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office canceled the video testimony and issued Kemp a subpoena to testify in person.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday vacated a lower court's decision to block the Biden administration's pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal land and waters - a key piece of the president's climate change strategy - and sent the case back to that court for further proceedings. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the Louisiana district court decision to block the Interior Department's leasing pause after Louisiana and a dozen states sued the administration established arguing that they would suffer injury from the policy. The court said the district court's order and accompanying memorandum "lack specificity" and said its injunction focused on an Interior Department action which was not yet finalized.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated President Biden signing the Inflation Reduction Act Tuesday, saying the bill would benefit Canadian manufacturing.
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GOP leaders lost their minds when Mar-a-Lago was searched by federal authorities. The selective outrage shows their rhetoric is political opportunism.
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The Inflation Reduction Act, a $739 billion measure signed into law by President Joe Biden on Tuesday, levies a 15% minimum tax on large corporations and marks the most significant climate legislation in U.S. history. Meanwhile, the law will reduce the federal deficit by $305 billion over roughly the next decade, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. More immediately, however, the legislation will impact everyday Americans' wallets.
While her salary is $223,500 annually, most of her wealth stems from her husband's business and their investments. Read more about Nancy Pelosi's net worth.
Secret Service knew of threats against Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, and Mike Pence for days before the Capitol riot: CREW
Capitol Police weren't alerted about the threats until 5:55 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2021, by which time officers were already under siege by a violent mob.
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A scathing internally initiated review of how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention handled COVID-19 has found that its approach toward the pandemic failed to meet the moment of crisis, and offered a series of changes intended to revamp the agency and make it more nimble. "For 75 years, CDC and public health have been preparing for COVID-19, and in our big moment, our performance did not reliably meet expectations," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in a statement on Wednesday. A fact sheet outlining the review, obtained by ABC News and confirmed by the CDC, said that the "need for change came through loud and clear."
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The federal government preempts state laws that regulate the time trains may stop on the tracks, said the state's highest court.
Emergency allotments were authorized under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to help address temporary food needs of SNAP households during the pandemic. According to the U.S. Department of...
"This is a BFD," the former President wrote, while retweeting President Joe Biden's announcement that the Inflation Reduction Act was now law
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Robin Vos says Michael Gableman could lose his law license over 2020 election review, records violations
Robin Vos said Michael Gableman could likely lose his law license over his conduct during his review of the 2020 election.
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'Accomplished nothing': Judge admonishes Michael Gableman's 2020 election review, bars lawyers from case
In ruling on contempt of court case over records requests, judge criticizes the review by the since-fired former state Supreme Court justice.
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A U.S. congressional delegation has arrived in Kenya to meet with the new president-elect and the opposition figure likely to file a court challenge to his election loss in the latest electoral crisis for East Africa’s most stable democracy. The new U.S. ambassador to Kenya, Meg Whitman, said the delegation led by Sen. Chris Coons also will meet with outgoing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who has been publicly silent since the largely peaceful Aug. 9 election.
Inspector general has rebuffed congressional committees’ quest for information about the erasure of Secret Service text messages, say top Democrats
In an Aug. 8 letter disclosed Tuesday, Joseph Cuffari, the DHS inspector general, told the leaders of the House Oversight and Homeland Security committees that his office will not comply with their requests for internal documents and sit-down interviews due to the ongoing criminal investigation into deleted communications.
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Republicans are escalating attacks on the IRS, with Sen. Rick Scott warning Americans not to take new jobs there, to get voters to sour on the Inflation Reduction Act.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Biden administration said on Tuesday about 20 models https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/inflation-reduction-act will still qualify for electric vehicle tax credits of up to $7,500 through the end of 2022 under legislation signed by President Joe Biden. The law signed Tuesday immediately ends credits for about 70% of the 72 models that were previously eligible, said the Alliance for Automotive Innovation, an industry trade group. The automaker group said it will work with the administration "as they issue critical guidance and new regulations – so the EV tax credit is as available and beneficial to consumers as possible."
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The head of the World Health Organization described the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as “the worst disaster on Earth” and wondered aloud Wednesday if the reason global leaders have not responded was due to “the color of the skin of the people in Tigray.” In an emotional statement at a press briefing, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus — himself an ethnic Tigrayan — said the situation caused by the conflict in his home country is worse than any other humanitarian crisis in the world. Tedros asserted that the 6 million people in Tigray essentially cut off from the world have been “under siege” for the last 21 months.
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Newly updated COVID-19 boosters tailored to target a dominant strain of the virus will be available in the next three weeks or so, assuming the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work through their processes for authorization as expected, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha's predicted on Tuesday. In late June, the FDA directed Moderna and Pfizer to make vaccines for the upcoming winter that targeted the more contagious BA.5 omicron subvariant, along with the original COVID strain.