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The cratering of revenues at New York’s casinos during the coronavirus pandemic has devastated government coffers and turned the state’s schools into big losers. Casino revenues dedicated to education and the state treasury have plummeted by $600 million in the current fiscal year, state Gaming Commission reports reviewed by the Post reveal. The sobering number... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Cuomo has financially devastated NY.
Joe Biden’s transition team announced a slew of appointments on Monday, tapping more Obama-era officials to be the former veep’s financial regulators. Gary Gensler will be Biden’s nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, his campaign said. Gensler led the Commodity Futures Trading Commission during the Obama administration from 2009 to 2014 and was... New York Post
Now that the COVID-19 vaccines are here, it’s time to celebrate the beginning of the end of this plague, right? Not so fast. The media and expert classes seem determined to make permanent the pandemic’s abnormal way of life. In December, a New York Times piece, “Here’s Why Vaccinated People Still Need to Wear a Mask,”... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Destroying small business will make the bigger companies more powerful.
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But after a few terrible weeks, there are reasons for Americans to be cautiously optimistic. New York Times
No matter what Trump does now, his past four years have left a mark on immigration, the federal bench and the nation's raging political divisions.
VOA VIEW: The left one the day - there is a tomorrow.
Federal authorities are continuing to arrest rioters who took part in the siege on Capitol Hill. ABC
The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment roughly a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns ABC
Garth Brooks is performing at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. ABC
VOA VIEW: Brooks will loose followers.
Sen. Josh Hawley has found a new publisher after his book was dropped by Simon & Schuster in the wake of the siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump ABC
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Tuesday marks President Trump's final full day in office. CBS
CBS News polling found that only 31% of Republican voters consider Joe Biden the legitimate winner of the election. CBS
VOA VIEW: There are a few who believe Biden stole the election.
As Washington, D.C., prepares for Wednesday's inauguration, a defense official tells CBS News that National Guard troops in the city will be screened. The arrival of troops and unprecedented security measures come as a new video gives a closer look inside the attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month. Jeff Pegues reports. CBS
Biden is planning on a 10-day blitz of executive action on what his administration is calling the "four crises" facing the country. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Dumb move for a dumb man.
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The website of Parler — a social media platform popular with conservatives and supporters of President Donald Trump — is back online. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Let's see for how long.
"One thing that's clear is that the issue of getting 100 million doses in the first 100 days is absolutely a doable thing," Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The mess will begin soon.
A majority of millionaire investors say a stock bubble is occurring, but their market risk appetite is still going up, with a shift in portfolio strategy. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden will cause a major down turn is US viability.
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Google's director of economic policy Adam Cohen called the lawsuit from 10 Republican-led states "misleading." CNBC
VOA VIEW: It's a US and world ripoff.
President-elect Biden promised to make community college tuition-free. Such a plan could increase the number of students and their incomes over time. CNBC
• Inauguration updates: Harris thanks people of California for 'honor of serving them'
• Trump's 11th-hour pardons keep with tradition
• Armed demonstrators gather at Virginia state Capitol ahead of inauguration CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems cannot be trusted.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is demanding acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller "immediately cease" his plans to install a Trump loyalist as the National Security Agency's general counsel, calling the move "highly suspect" and arguing it represents a "disturbing disregard" for the country's national security. CNN
VOA VIEW: Pelosi is trying to control.
President Donald Trump is expected to lift coronavirus-related travel restrictions starting on January 26, nearly a week after he leaves office, a White House official said Monday. CNN
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A commission stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US issued its inflammatory report on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CNN
VOA VIEW: Someone is telling the truth.
President-elect Joe Biden and his administration vow to ensure Black and brown people get equal access to the Covid-19 vaccine through mobile clinics, vaccination centers and partnerships with local communities, the chair of Biden's Covid-19 Equity Task Force said during a Black clergy event on Monday. CNN
The FBI on Sunday appealed to the public for help in identifying six suspects accused of assaulting D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone, who the department says suffered a mild heart attack when he was repeatedly beaten and Tasered by attackers at the U.S. Capitol. FOX News
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Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there were no reports of any clashes. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Little will be caused by conservatives.
The number of U.S. COVID-19 deaths approached 400,000 Monday, as hard-hit states like California braced for more cases and vaccine supplies were running out in many states. UPI
Kamala Harris formally stepped down from her role as senator Monday in advance of taking the oath of office as vice president of the United States in the 59th presidential inauguration. UPI
VOA VIEW: Good for the Senate, bad for the country.
Twitter suspended the account of newly elected Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green for 12 hours, saying she violated its civic integrity policy numerous times. UPI
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should build on the 2018 Singapore summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. UPI
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Biden must continue to side and follow the left - bad for the US. Immigration rights advocates are calling on the incoming Biden administration to honor its “commitments” to asylum seekers — as a caravan of thousands of Hondurans headed toward the U.S. border. “We recognize the importance of the incoming Government of the United States having shown a strong commitment to migrants and asylum seekers, which presents an opportunity for the governments of Mexico and Central America to develop policies and a migration management that respect and promote the human rights of the population in mobility,” Pueblo Sin Fronteras said in a statement reported by Fox News.
“We will advocate that the Biden government honors its commitments.” The statement comes as more than 1,000 people from a Honduran caravan moved into Guatemala on Friday. The caravan, which includes more than 5,000 people in total, could be the first to reach the US border after Biden takes office. Pueblo Sin Fronteras called on Biden to work with the Mexican government and Central American countries to address the roots of illegal immigration.
Biden’s administration needs to “dismantle illegal and inhuman programs such as Remain in Mexico, the United States’ Asylum Cooperation Agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, as well as the Title 42 expulsions by the United States authorities,” it said.