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House Democrat says Biden ‘didn’t seem to recognize’ him just weeks ago

House Democrat says Biden ‘didn’t seem to recognize’ him just weeks...

Rep. Seth Moulton, a 5-term Massachusetts Democrat who competed against Joe Biden during the 2020 primaries, says the president "didn't seem to recognize him" just weeks ago.Moulton was among the first House Democrats to call on Biden to step aside in the wake of his disastrous debate performance in June.In a Boston Globe op-ed published…
Here are all the Democratic lawmakers who have publicly called for Biden to drop out

Here are all the Democratic lawmakers who have publicly called for...

In the weeks since President Joe Biden's disastrous debate performance in June, the list of Democrats in the House and Senate calling for him to drop out of the race has only grown.Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Texas became the first Democratic member of Congress, calling for Biden to step aside in a statement on July…
Friends of US journalist Evan Gershkovich describe his life before he was sentenced to 16 years in a Russian prison

Friends of US journalist Evan Gershkovich describe his life before he...

Evan Gershkovich, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after a Russian court found him guilty of espionage on Friday.The 32-year-old journalist was on a reporting assignment in Russia when he was detained by the Federal Security Bureau in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg on March 29, 2023.Gershkovich…
China’s consumers aren’t buying stuff, but it’s not because they’re broke

China’s consumers aren’t buying stuff, but it’s not because they’re broke

China's once free-spending consumers are holding back, hitting luxury brands particularly hard.But this doesn't mean people in China don't have money. They just now prefer saving it.According to official data from the People's Bank of China, household deposits rose to a record — around 147 trillion Chinese yuan, or $20.2 trillion — at the end…
AOC unloads on Biden’s critics in late-night Instagram Live

AOC unloads on Biden’s critics in late-night Instagram Live

In the early hours of Friday morning, shortly after former President Donald Trump delivered the longest presidential nomination speech in American history, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Instagram Live.Most of the Ocasio-Cortez's nearly hour-long Live session focused on the risks of forcing Biden to step aside, including potential legal challenges from Republicans and ballot access…
These Democratic lawmakers have publicly called for Biden to drop out of the race

These Democratic lawmakers have publicly called for Biden to drop out...

It began on Tuesday, July 2, when Rep. Lloyd Doggett of Texas became the first member of Congress to call for Biden's withdrawal. In a statement, he praised the president's record of accomplishments but said an "authoritarian takeover" would come if former President Donald Trump won."Too much is at stake to risk a Trump victory…
8 takeaways from Trump’s RNC speech — the first since his attempted assassination

8 takeaways from Trump’s RNC speech — the first since his...

On Thursday night, former President Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican Party's presidential nomination for the third time.The speech, delivered at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, lasted roughly one hour, 32 minutes, apparently the longest in American history.It was the former president's first public address since a gunman attempted to assassinate him at…
8 takeaways from Trump’s RNC speech — the first since his attempted assassination

8 takeaways from Trump’s RNC speech — the first since his...

On Thursday night, former President Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican Party's presidential nomination for the third time.The speech, delivered at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, lasted roughly one hour, 32 minutes, apparently the longest in American history.It was the former president's first public address since a gunman attempted to assassinate him at…
Red Lobster’s fall is a case study on how to kill a business

Red Lobster’s fall is a case study on how to kill...

Once a seafood powerhouse in America, Red Lobster is bankrupt and shutting down dozens of restaurants. Is Wall Street to blame? This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Have an account? Log in.
Bosses in China have been accused of making job applicants take pregnancy tests: report

Bosses in China have been accused of making job applicants take...

Several Chinese companies have been accused of introducing a controversial and illegal new step to their recruitment process: Pregnancy tests.Prosecutors in Nantong, a city in the province of Jiangsu, investigated 16 companies which they said had 168 candidates take pregnancy tests as part of physical pre-employment exams, according to a report by state-run outlet Procuratorial…

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