NEWS - THURSDAY, JUNE 03, 2021 - NEWS
Biden has put unions at the center of policy — as vehicles to rebuild middle-class jobs and address climate change and racial and gender inequity. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is definitely pro union.
You don’t have to be Jewish to be distressed by the thought that America, under Biden, may be the next Western country Jews flee. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The Biden team is anti Jews.
Kristi Noem, the Republican governor of South Dakota, is suing the Biden administration to hold a fireworks celebration at Mount Rushmore on July 4 weekend. New York Post
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AOC tweeted photos of her grandma's storm-damaged home and the called out the former Trump administration for blocking money to Puerto Rico. Some Twitter users then called out the NY Rep. New York Post
VOA VIEW: AOC is an idiot.
Many of the decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court have not seen the light of day. That’s irreconcilable with the Constitution. New York Times
The White House downplayed Biden's remarks, insisting the president wasn't criticizing the senators and was instead commenting about TV pundits.
After an uproar over Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's claims of royal racism, now comes evidence of systemic bias against people of color in palace jobs.
VOA VIEW: The black racists are attacking all.
Several conservative members of Congress have signed onto a bill that would bar the flying of gay pride and Black Lives Matter flags at U.S. embassies. The “Only Old Glory Act,” sponsored by Rep. Jeff Duncan, South Carolina Republican, would bar any standard besides the American flag from flying at ... Washington Times
An appeals court has ruled that the Biden administration can’t use race and sex as factors when distributing coronavirus relief funds. In a 2-1 ruling, a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said last week that the Small Business Administration was violating the Constitution's equal protection ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
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ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith stormed off set in a rage Wednesday morning after calling out LeBron James and other Black basketball players for not publicly demanding more Black head coaches and executives. “I wanna call out the NBA players. You got something to say about everything else. Where you at?" Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It's the black thing, again.
Amazon, one of the nation's largest employers, announced it has loosened its policy on marijuana use and will support federal legislation that would legalize the plant throughout the U.S. Dave Clark, the CEO of Amazon's worldwide consumer division, cited the growing number of states that allow marijuana use in a ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Many are giving in to marijuana.
Former President Donald Trump has shuttered a short-lived section on his website that he used to post statements after being banned from major social media platforms. ABC
A Florida school board has voted to rename six schools named for Confederate leaders ABC
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Derek Chauvin's attorney is seeking probation or a downward departure for the former Minneapolis police officer's sentencing in the murder of George Floyd. ABC
VOA VIEW: Wishful thinking.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the longtime Israeli leader ABC
Several families and survivors of those killed in March's mass shooting at a Colorado supermarket are demanding the appointment of a special master to help distribute public donations for victims to a centralized account ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
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Mr. Biden declared June a "national month of action" to increase vaccination rates. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is trying anything.
President Biden teased incentives to push Americans to get the coronavirus vaccine. He set a goal of having 70% of U.S. adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4. Nancy Cordes reports. CBS
The missions are scheduled to launch between 2028 and 2030 and will be the first time in 30 years NASA has visited Venus. CBS
Self-employed people waited an average of five weeks for their first check, while some long-term unemployed waited months. CBS
VOA VIEW: Confusing outcome.
A group of Republican senators led by Capito introduced a counteroffer on infrastructure last week. CBS
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A small activist firm pushing Exxon toward a zero-carbon future has won another board seat at the oil giant. CNBC
President Joe Biden and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito plan to meet again Friday to discuss a possible infrastructure deal. CNBC
Half of U.S. states, all led by Republican governors, have announced an early end to federal unemployment programs. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Good for the country.
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Twelve U.S. states now have 70% of adult residents with at least one Covid vaccine shot, CDC data published Tuesday shows. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The operative word is "partially."
Facebook announced a number of new developer tools, including several messaging features for businesses, at its virtual F8 software developer conference. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Facebook wants to control.
The House Administration Committee announced Wednesday it will hold a hearing to address a new report from the Inspector General of the US Capitol Police related to the deadly riot on Capitol Hill, the first public hearing since the Senate blocked legislation last week to form an independent, bipartisan commission designed to probe the event. CNN
VOA VIEW: It will be an anti Trump report.
Political conservatives are more likely to believe untrue news reports than liberals are, researchers reported Wednesday. CNN
VOA VIEW: CNN lies - liberals believe Dem and liberal deception.
Chief Mike Brown told the Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday that 15 officers are leaving to work for the new Taylorsville Police Department and that the agency is having trouble filling training classes. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Good law enforcement officers are leaving.
San Francisco police sergeant Rich Cibotti told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday that it’s “no surprise” the defund the police movement caused officers to “move on.” FOX News
A 20-year-old Seattle man is facing a terrorism-related charge after being arrested while trying to board a flight to join the Islamic State group, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. FOX News
A Defense Department report cites 23 civilians killed, and 10 injured, during U.S. military action in 2020. UPI
The Senate Parliamentarian dealt a procedural blow to Democrats seeking to fast-track several of President Joe Biden's economic priorities. UPI
The North Korean Embassy in Beijing swapped out photos of former leader Kim Jong Il with more pictures of Kim Jong Un visiting China in 2018. UPI
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Wednesday announced new tariffs on certain goods from six countries that have imposed digital services taxes. UPI
VOA VIEW: Getting tough is hard for Biden.
Xi Jinping said China must do more to create an image that wins the admiration of the world, as Beijing could be seeking to ease tensions with the United States. UPI
VOA VIEW: China's image is very bad.
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