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How Italy Turned Around Its Coronavirus Calamity

After a stumbling start, the country has gone from being a global pariah to a model — however imperfect — of viral containment that holds lessons for its neighbors and for the United States. World By Jason Horowitz from NYT World

FOX NEWS: Liberal leaders embrace chaos in major cities

Liberal leaders embrace chaos in major cities Democrats disparage federal agents, excuse violent mobs in Portland; reaction from Lara Logan, host of Fox Nation's 'Lara Logan Has No Agenda,' Raheem Kassam, editor-in-chief for The National Pulse, and Fox News contributor Sara Carter. via FOX NEWS Liberal leaders embrace chaos in major cities

Coronavirus Live Updates: California Becomes the First State to Reach 500,000 Total Cases

The state also reported its highest number of virus-related deaths in a single day. Once the site of a major outbreak, Italy now offers lessons for keeping the virus in check. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

FOX NEWS: Ken Cuccinelli gives 'two enthusiastic thumbs up' to Supreme Court ruling on border wall

Ken Cuccinelli gives 'two enthusiastic thumbs up' to Supreme Court ruling on border wall The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote has denied a request to halt construction of President Trump's border wall over environmental concerns; reaction from DHS Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli. via FOX NEWS Ken Cuccinelli gives 'two enthusiastic thumbs up' to Supreme Court ruling on border wall

FOX NEWS: Pompeo sanctions China over human rights abuses against the Uyghurs, calling it the 'stain of the century'

Pompeo sanctions China over human rights abuses against the Uyghurs, calling it the 'stain of the century' The United States has increased their pressure on the Chinese government to stop the reported human rights abuses being committed against the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang province of China, by hitting them with more sanctions. via FOX NEWS Pompeo sanctions China over human rights abuses against the Uyghurs, calling it the 'stain of the century'

FOX NEWS: Dr. Fauci credits travel ban with saving lives, refuses to specifically blame protests for spreading COVID

Dr. Fauci credits travel ban with saving lives, refuses to specifically blame protests for spreading COVID Members of the White House coronavirus task force testify on Capitol Hill; reaction from House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee and ACU chairman Matt Schlapp. via FOX NEWS Dr. Fauci credits travel ban with saving lives, refuses to specifically blame protests for spreading COVID

FOX NEWS: Trump campaign temporarily pauses ad spending to rework messaging

Trump campaign temporarily pauses ad spending to rework messaging Trump 2020 campaign national press secretary Hogan Gidley discusses the direction the new messaging. via FOX NEWS Trump campaign temporarily pauses ad spending to rework messaging

FOX NEWS: Sanders trying to galvanize progressive support for Biden; Jacqui Heinrich reports.

Sanders trying to galvanize progressive support for Biden; Jacqui Heinrich reports. Sanders trying to galvanize progressive support for Biden; Jacqui Heinrich reports. via FOX NEWS Sanders trying to galvanize progressive support for Biden; Jacqui Heinrich reports.

FOX NEWS: White House, Democrats at impasse over COVID relief packages

White House, Democrats at impasse over COVID relief packages Negotiations between the White House and Democrats for a new coronavirus relief bill have all but collapsed as the $600 enhanced unemployment benefit is set to expire; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. via FOX NEWS White House, Democrats at impasse over COVID relief packages

FOX NEWS: President Trump doubles down on mail-in ballot concerns, predicts voting chaos

President Trump doubles down on mail-in ballot concerns, predicts voting chaos Trump fears November will be the greatest election disaster in history; reaction and analysis on 'The Five.' via FOX NEWS President Trump doubles down on mail-in ballot concerns, predicts voting chaos

FOX NEWS: Cotton stirs 2024 speculation with New Hampshire trip to help Republicans

Cotton stirs 2024 speculation with New Hampshire trip to help Republicans Sen. Tom Cotton's trip to New Hampshire – the state that for a century has held the first primary in the race for the White House - is sparking more speculation that the veteran Army infantry officer who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars may have his own national ambitions in 2024. via FOX NEWS Cotton stirs 2024 speculation with New Hampshire trip to help Republicans

FOX NEWS: Fauci: Trump restrictions on travel from China, Europe, UK saved American lives early in pandemic

Fauci: Trump restrictions on travel from China, Europe, UK saved American lives early in pandemic Dr. Anthony Fauci told House lawmakers Friday that he believed President Trump's actions during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic saved American lives. via FOX NEWS Fauci: Trump restrictions on travel from China, Europe, UK saved American lives early in pandemic

FOX NEWS: Chris Wallace says Biden campaign will reveal VP pick closer to convention

Chris Wallace says Biden campaign will reveal VP pick closer to convention Biden closes in on vice president pick; 'Fox News Sunday' anchor Chris Wallace weighs in. via FOX NEWS Chris Wallace says Biden campaign will reveal VP pick closer to convention

Mysterious seed packets arrive in US from China

Mysterious seed packets arrive in US from China Department of Agriculture urges anyone who receives an unsolicited seed packet to contact local agricultural officials; reaction and analysis from Gordon Chang, author of 'The Coming Collapse of China.' via FOX NEWS Mysterious seed packets arrive in US from China

China calls US accusations of hacking to steal coronavirus vaccine data 'pure slander'

China calls US accusations of hacking to steal coronavirus vaccine data 'pure slander' Hackers backed by the Chinese government attempted to steal coronavirus vaccination data from US-based biotech company, Moderna Inc., a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking reveled in an exclusive Reuters report Friday. via FOX NEWS China calls US accusations of hacking to steal coronavirus vaccine data 'pure slander'

Cultural genocide? What China is doing in Tibet today

Cultural genocide? What China is doing in Tibet today While much of the international community has turned its attention to the abuses taking place against the Uighur Muslims in the Chinese province of Xingang – some activists are also pointing to the human rights horrors against Buddhists in Tibet – a decades-long conflict that has long tumbled from the limelight. via FOX NEWS Cultural genocide? What China is doing in Tibet today

FOX NEWS: Biden questions whether coronavirus vaccine will be 'real,' despite experts' assurances

Biden questions whether coronavirus vaccine will be 'real,' despite experts' assurances Joe Biden is preemptively doubting whether a coronavirus vaccine will be "real," and has cast doubt on whether the vaccine would be distributed  "any degree of equity and realization" -- contradicting public health experts even as the White House touts vaccine progress. via FOX NEWS Biden questions whether coronavirus vaccine will be 'real,' despite experts' assurances

FOX NEWS: AOC’s ‘Twitch’ amendment, to limit US military ads, fails: reports

AOC’s ‘Twitch’ amendment, to limit US military ads, fails: reports In a 292-126 vote Thursday night, the U.S. House rejected an amendment by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., that would have placed limits on U.S. military recruitment ads, according to a report. via FOX NEWS AOC’s ‘Twitch’ amendment, to limit US military ads, fails: reports

Coronavirus Live Updates: Fauci and Other Health Officials to Testify Before Congress on Friday

Federal U.S. jobless benefits are set to expire after lawmakers failed to make a deal. Herman Cain died after being hospitalized with the virus. World By Unknown Author from NYT World

Mysterious Coronavirus Outbreak Catches Vietnam by Surprise

After months without a single coronavirus death, or even a confirmed case of local transmission, a new outbreak has struck Vietnam. And it’s spreading. World By Hannah Beech and Chau Doan from NYT World

FOX NEWS: McConnell, Schumer criticize each other's tactics over COVID relief bill

McConnell, Schumer criticize each other's tactics over COVID relief bill GOP leaders say they're trying to get Democrats to agree to some targeted relief measures, but Democrats say the proposals are non-starters; congressional correspondent Chad Pergram reports. via FOX NEWS McConnell, Schumer criticize each other's tactics over COVID relief bill

FOX NEWS: Andrew McCarthy warns against talking down election: Let's have the election before we delegitimize results

Andrew McCarthy warns against talking down election: Let's have the election before we delegitimize results Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy, former chief assistant U.S. attorney, joins Shannon Bream on 'Fox News @ Night.' via FOX NEWS Andrew McCarthy warns against talking down election: Let's have the election before we delegitimize results

FOX NEWS: Poll: Joe Biden's lead over President Trump dwindles in battleground states

Poll: Joe Biden's lead over President Trump dwindles in battleground states New polling in battleground states shows the presidential race has tightened considerably over the past 2 weeks; analysis from Tom Bevan, co-founder and president of Real Clear Politics, and John McLaughlin, Trump 2020 campaign pollster. via FOX NEWS Poll: Joe Biden's lead over President Trump dwindles in battleground states

FOX NEWS: Remembering Herman Cain: Mike Huckabee, Pastor Darrell Scott join Laura Ingraham to discuss Cain's legacy

Remembering Herman Cain: Mike Huckabee, Pastor Darrell Scott join Laura Ingraham to discuss Cain's legacy Former presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74 after losing battle with coronavirus. via FOX NEWS Remembering Herman Cain: Mike Huckabee, Pastor Darrell Scott join Laura Ingraham to discuss Cain's legacy

FOX NEWS: Mark Levin says Barack Obama abused the Black community more than any other modern president

Mark Levin says Barack Obama abused the Black community more than any other modern president Mark Levin, host of 'Life, Liberty and Levin' and author of 'Unfreedom of the Press,' joins Sean Hannity on 'Hannity.' via FOX NEWS Mark Levin says Barack Obama abused the Black community more than any other modern president

FOX NEWS: Kevin McCarthy says Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer to blame for delays in COVID relief

Kevin McCarthy says Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer to blame for delays in COVID relief House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joins Sean Hannity with insight on 'Hannity.' via FOX NEWS Kevin McCarthy says Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer to blame for delays in COVID relief

FOX NEWS: Michael Flynn's attorney on latest twist in her client's legal saga: 'Sad day for the rule of law'

Michael Flynn's attorney on latest twist in her client's legal saga: 'Sad day for the rule of law' The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals now says the order instructing Judge Sullivan to dismiss the case will get a rehearing by all 11 judges on the court; reaction from attorney Sidney Powell. via FOX NEWS Michael Flynn's attorney on latest twist in her client's legal saga: 'Sad day for the rule of law'

China hits US with blame for 'poisoned' relations with UK over failed Huawei deal

China hits US with blame for 'poisoned' relations with UK over failed Huawei deal China is placing blame squarely on the U.S. for failed plans between the U.K. and the Chinese tech company Huawei, on plans to develop 5G. via FOX NEWS China hits US with blame for 'poisoned' relations with UK over failed Huawei deal

Americans blame China for its role in the spread of coronavirus, survey finds

Americans blame China for its role in the spread of coronavirus, survey finds A new Pew Research Center survey found over three-quarters of American adults blame the Chinese government for the global spread of the coronavirus and over 60 percent of respondents said the country has done a poor job handling the aftermath of the outbreak.  via FOX NEWS Americans blame China for its role in the spread of coronavirus, survey finds

FOX NEWS: Feinstein: Letting Americans sue China over coronavirus response would be 'huge mistake'

Feinstein: Letting Americans sue China over coronavirus response would be 'huge mistake' Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said Thursday that allowing citizens to sue China for damages caused by the novel coronavirus would backfire and open up the United States to the same level of scrutiny from other countries around the world.  via FOX NEWS Feinstein: Letting Americans sue China over coronavirus response would be 'huge mistake'

FOX NEWS: Delay the election? Victor Davis Hanson explains why President Trump doesn't need to alter the system

Delay the election? Victor Davis Hanson explains why President Trump doesn't need to alter the system President Trump should remind voters that he is the protector and guarantor of our constitutional frameworks, says the Hoover Institute's Victor Davis Hanson. via FOX NEWS Delay the election? Victor Davis Hanson explains why President Trump doesn't need to alter the system

FOX NEWS: Federalist Society co-founder says Trump’s tweet about postponing the election is grounds for ‘immediate impeachment’

Federalist Society co-founder says Trump’s tweet about postponing the election is grounds for ‘immediate impeachment’ Federalist Society co-founder Stephen Calabresi said that President Trump’s tweet suggesting to postpone the election is “fascistic” and “grounds for the president’s immediate impeachment.” via FOX NEWS Federalist Society co-founder says Trump’s tweet about postponing the election is grounds for ‘immediate impeachment’

FOX NEWS: Sen. Tom Cotton on report of human rights abuse at NBA training academies in China

Sen. Tom Cotton on report of human rights abuse at NBA training academies in China From human rights abuses to the treatment of Hong Kong, the NBA's stance on China is very disappointing, says Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. via FOX NEWS Sen. Tom Cotton on report of human rights abuse at NBA training academies in China

FOX NEWS: Finding unity in America amid COVID-19 pandemic and deepening political divisions

Finding unity in America amid COVID-19 pandemic and deepening political divisions Americans used to unite in times of crisis; will 2020 prove to be different? Martha MacCallum gets insight from Juan Williams, Susan Eisenhower and Trey Gowdy. via FOX NEWS Finding unity in America amid COVID-19 pandemic and deepening political divisions

FOX NEWS: Top Sanders campaign aide urges Bernie supporters on DNC convention panel to drop proposals

Top Sanders campaign aide urges Bernie supporters on DNC convention panel to drop proposals A top campaign aide for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is urging his supporters on the DNC convention rules committee to not push their proposals as part of an apparent agreement between the senator and the presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.  via FOX NEWS Top Sanders campaign aide urges Bernie supporters on DNC convention panel to drop proposals

FOX NEWS: Trump defends tweet on possible Election Day delay at contentious press conference

Trump defends tweet on possible Election Day delay at contentious press conference Claiming at Thursday's White House briefing that the 2020 elections could be "fixed" and "rigged," President Trump again highlighted the risks of nationwide, universal mail-in balloting in stark terms -- including by citing news articles and experts who have raised similar concerns. via FOX NEWS Trump defends tweet on possible Election Day delay at contentious press conference

FOX NEWS: Hawley vows to vote against Supreme Court nominees who haven't 'explicitly acknowledged that Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided'

Hawley vows to vote against Supreme Court nominees who haven't 'explicitly acknowledged that Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided' Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Thursday he plans to vote against any Supreme Court nominees who haven't publicly come out against the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion decision, adding that the GOP owes it to pro-life voters to take a hard-line stance on the issue.  via FOX NEWS Hawley vows to vote against Supreme Court nominees who haven't 'explicitly acknowledged that Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided'

FOX NEWS: Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at age 74 after battling coronavirus

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at age 74 after battling coronavirus Herman Cain was CEO of Godfather's Pizza before running for president; Anita Vogel reports. via FOX NEWS Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at age 74 after battling coronavirus

FOX NEWS: John Lewis' life, legacy and sacrifices honored by presidents, lawmakers

John Lewis' life, legacy and sacrifices honored by presidents, lawmakers At an emotional and celebratory funeral for Georgia Rep. John Lewis, former President Obama recalls the civil rights icon's fight for equal voting rights; Steve Harrigan reports. via FOX NEWS John Lewis' life, legacy and sacrifices honored by presidents, lawmakers

Egypt Sentences Women to 2 Years in Prison for TikTok Videos

Two Egyptian social media stars with millions of followers were convicted on charges of violating family values. Two more women are scheduled to stand trial on similar charges on Wednesday. World By Declan Walsh from NYT World

FOX NEWS: Seattle residents slam ‘Defund the police’ as ‘radical experiment’ during city budget meeting

Seattle residents slam ‘Defund the police’ as ‘radical experiment’ during city budget meeting Hundreds of Seattle residents spoke up about proposals to “Defund the police” during a city council budget meeting on Wednesday, according to reports. via FOX NEWS Seattle residents slam ‘Defund the police’ as ‘radical experiment’ during city budget meeting

FOX NEWS: Sen. Rubio says NBA, other corporations look the other way on Chinese Communist Party's atrocious actions

Sen. Rubio says NBA, other corporations look the other way on Chinese Communist Party's atrocious actions To do business in China you must play by the Chinese Communist Party's rules, says Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Republican member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. via FOX NEWS Sen. Rubio says NBA, other corporations look the other way on Chinese Communist Party's atrocious actions

FOX NEWS: Tense Barr, Big Tech hearings highlight heated week on Capitol Hill

Tense Barr, Big Tech hearings highlight heated week on Capitol Hill Reaction from John Yoo, former deputy assistant attorney general and author of 'Defender in Chief,' and Fox News contributor Leslie Marshall. via FOX NEWS Tense Barr, Big Tech hearings highlight heated week on Capitol Hill

FOX NEWS: Acting CBP commissioner dismisses Elizabeth Warren's suggestion that Trump won't leave office if Biden wins

Acting CBP commissioner dismisses Elizabeth Warren's suggestion that Trump won't leave office if Biden wins Mark Morgan says Sen. Warren's suggestion that President Trump might deploy federal forces to prevent a peaceful transfer of power is 'pure politics.' via FOX NEWS Acting CBP commissioner dismisses Elizabeth Warren's suggestion that Trump won't leave office if Biden wins

FOX NEWS: Police departments withdraw from agreements with Milwaukee to assist with DNC security

Police departments withdraw from agreements with Milwaukee to assist with DNC security Agencies express concern over munitions directive; insight from Fond du Lac Police Chief William Lamb. via FOX NEWS Police departments withdraw from agreements with Milwaukee to assist with DNC security

FOX NEWS: Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf hits back at Oregon governor’s claim that federal agents are leaving Portland

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf hits back at Oregon governor’s claim that federal agents are leaving Portland Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf joins Laura Ingraham with insight on 'The Ingraham Angle.' via FOX NEWS Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf hits back at Oregon governor’s claim that federal agents are leaving Portland

FOX NEWS: Rep. Louie Gohmert speaks to Sean Hannity after testing positive for COVID-19

Rep. Louie Gohmert speaks to Sean Hannity after testing positive for COVID-19 Gohmert was planning on traveling to Texas with President Trump before his coronavirus test came back positive. via FOX NEWS Rep. Louie Gohmert speaks to Sean Hannity after testing positive for COVID-19

FOX NEWS: US plan to pull troops from Germany sparks criticism from lawmakers in both parties

US plan to pull troops from Germany sparks criticism from lawmakers in both parties Congressional lawmakers are pushing back against the announcement by the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, that the U.S. will be removing 12,000 U.S. troops from long-time allied nation Germany, Wednesday. via FOX NEWS US plan to pull troops from Germany sparks criticism from lawmakers in both parties

FOX NEWS: Attorney General Bill Barr tests negative for coronavirus, 1 day after Rep. Gohmert encounter

Attorney General Bill Barr tests negative for coronavirus, 1 day after Rep. Gohmert encounter Attorney General William Barr tested negative for the coronavirus Wednesday after an encounter with Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert – who said he came down positive with the illness earlier in the day. via FOX NEWS Attorney General Bill Barr tests negative for coronavirus, 1 day after Rep. Gohmert encounter

FOX NEWS: States, seeking more coronavirus relief funds, have hardly spent the $139 billion approved in March: report

States, seeking more coronavirus relief funds, have hardly spent the $139 billion approved in March: report Just under 25 percent of the funds Congress allocated to state and local governments for coronavirus relief has been spent so far, a figure that may raise fresh concerns from lawmakers on whether billions of more dollars are needed. via FOX NEWS States, seeking more coronavirus relief funds, have hardly spent the $139 billion approved in March: report