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    Thousands Gather In Washington DC For ‘Worship Protest’ Against Coronavirus Related Restrictions

    By Kaylee Greenlee – WASHINGTON – Thousands gathered to attend a “Let Us Worship” rally to protest coronavirus-related religious restrictions at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Sunday evening. Attendees sang along to worship music and participated in group prayers at the event, which lasted from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The gathering was a protest against nationwide mandates to close indoor church services amid the coronavirus pandemic. The event was hosted by evangelical activist Sean Feucht. Previous events in other cities included worship music, prayers, and mass baptisms, a local NBC affiliate reported on Friday. An attendee danced to worship music while holding fabric sheets resembling fire at the…

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    DC Public Defender Service Establishes Hotline For Protesters To Speak With Legal Counsel

    By Kaylee Greenlee – A 24-hour hotline for protesters to seek legal counsel was made available Monday, the District of Columbia Public Defender Service announced. The hotline is for anyone who has been arrested, has an open arrest warrant, or has been questioned by law enforcement in connection with protesting in Washington, D.C., the D.C. Public Defender Service (PDS) announced. Confidential calls will be answered by a criminal offense attorney at no charge. “After speaking with you, a lawyer from our office may be able to provide full representation in your legal matter; however, speaking with an attorney on the Hotline and receiving preliminary advice is not a promise that…

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    If You Have This Blood Type, You Have Better Chance Against COVID-19

    By R. Mitchell – Researches and medical professionals have found that people with blood type O (positive or negative) have a slightly reduced chance of becoming infected and less of a chance of needing life-saving interventions like ventilators or admission into an ICU. “A higher proportion of Covid-19 patients with blood group A or AB required mechanical ventilation and had a longer ICU stay compared with patients with blood group O or B,” the study authors wrote. Taking these limited findings in perspective is difficult as experts are puzzled by the 85%+ drop in influenza deaths during the Coronavirus pandemic. It is unclear whether deaths are being mislabeled in an…

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    Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Maj. Gen. David D. Porter

    By Katie Lange – Marine Corps Maj. Gen. David Dixon Porter rose to the top of the ranks throughout a lifetime of service. However, it took his entire career to receive the Medal of Honor for the courage he showed at the start of the Philippine Insurrection. Dixon was born on April 29, 1877, in Washington, D.C., to a family with a history of military service. Dixon’s father was a colonel in the Marine Corps. His grandfather was famed Civil War Navy Adm. David Dixon Porter, for whom he was named. Earlier descendants also served in the War of 1812 and during the Revolution. Dixon was commissioned into the Marine…

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    MAGA Mask Wearing Nuns Steal The Show At Trump Rally

    By Mary Margaret Olohan – Religious nuns wearing “Make America Great Again” masks at President Donald Trump’s rally excited the attention of Twitter users Saturday evening. At least three different nuns can be seen standing behind the president as he spoke Saturday night in Circleville, Ohio. The nuns, dressed in white, black and purple habits and wearing crosses around their necks, also wore black masks with the letters “MAGA” on them, were in the front row of the Trump rally. One nun held a bible in her hands, pictures show, while others held rosaries. .@realDonaldTrump in Ohio: “Joe [Biden], you want to do all this stuff, why didn’t you do…

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    President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, October 25, 2020

    By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will travel to New Hampshire Sunday to hold a campaign rally. Later, the president and first lady will host a Halloween celebration at the White House. Keep up with the president on Our President’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s Itinerary for 10/25/20 – note: this  page will be updated during the day if events warrant All Times EDT 10:30 AM Depart the White House en route to Joint Base Andrews – Motorcade 10:55 AM Arrive at Joint Base Andrews – Washington, D.C. 11:05 AM Depart Washington, D.C., en route to Londonderry, NH – Air Force One 12:20 PM Arrive at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport –…

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    President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Saturday, October 24, 2020

    By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will vote early in Florida Saturday then travel to North Carolina, Ohio, and Wisconsin where he will hold campaign rallies. Keep up with the president on Our President’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s Itinerary for 10/24/20 – note: this  page will be updated during the day if events warrant All Times EDT 9:15 AM Depart Palm Beach, FL, en route to West Palm Beach, FL – Motorcade 9:25 AM Arrive at Early Voting Location – West Palm Beach, FL 9:30 AM Cast ballot by early voting 9:50 AM Depart Early Voting Location en route to Palm Beach International Airport – Motorcade 9:55 AM Arrive…

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    President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, October 23, 2020

    By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will travel to Florida where he will hold two campaign rallies then go to his home at Mar-a-Lago for the weekend. Keep up with the president on Our President’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s Itinerary for 10/23/20 – note: this  page will be updated during the day if events warrant All Times EDT 1:30 PM Depart the White House en route to Joint Base Andrews – Marine One 1:40 PM Arrive at Joint Base Andrews – Washington, D.C. 1:50 PM Depart Washington, D.C. en route to Ocala, FL – Air Force One 3:55 PM Arrive at Ocala International Airport – Ocala, FL 4:05 PM…

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    Goldman Sachs Agrees to Pay Over $2.9 Billion in Foreign Bribery Case

    By R. Mitchell – Goldman Sachs, a global financial institution headquartered in New York City, and its Malaysian subsidiary, have admitted to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with a scheme to pay over $1 billion in bribes to Malaysian and Abu Dhabi officials to obtain lucrative business for Goldman Sachs, including its role in underwriting approximately $6.5 billion in three bond deals for a Malaysian development company, for which the bank earned hundreds of millions in fees.  Goldman Sachs will pay more than $2.9 billion as part of a coordinated resolution with criminal and civil authorities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore,…