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All five of the Memphis police officers charged with murder in the beating of Tyre Nichols are members of the department's "SCORPION" unit. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Why isn't reported the five officers are Black and the Chief is Black?
Protests broke out across the country after the release of police bodycam footage showing the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols by Memphis cops. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The officers involved should be noted to be Black - no possible racism.
Memphis authorities released more than an hour of footage Friday of the violent beating of Tyre Nichols in which officers held the Black motorist down and struck him repeatedly as he screamed for his mother. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Still the story omits the five police officers were black - but the motorist is mentioned to be black.
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In the audio released on Friday, Mr. Pelosi’s voice is calm and his words carefully chosen as he tries to convey the danger he is in without angering the intruder, who would go on to brutally attack him. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The case seems strange.
McDaniel, first nominated for the job by Donald Trump in late 2016, defeated challengers who blamed her for the party's recent election reversals.
VOA VIEW: Trump should be backed and supported - the left wants him out of the running.
Most Walmart pharmacies will close at 7 p.m. local time instead of at 9 p.m. to help employees achieve a better "work-life" balance.
House Republicans said they stand by Speaker Kevin McCarthy's decision to end pandemic-era proxy voting, even though just a handful of absent GOP lawmakers will threaten their slim majority. Washington Times
The Biden administration has banned mining and geothermal exploration in more than 225,000 acres of forest in Minnesota's Rainy River watershed, including the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is hurting the economic security of the US.
For all the sound and fury about raising the nation's debt limit, most economists say federal borrowing is not at a crisis point ... at least not yet. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The US debt is a major problem.
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The suspect in a shooting at a Jerusalem synagogue has been killed by police, according to officials. ABC
The five Memphis police officers who were fired in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols during a Jan. 7 traffic stop have each been charged with murder. ABC
VOA VIEW: Five black police officers allegedly killed Nichols.
President Joe Biden has announced Jeff Zients as his next White House chief of staff, tapping an experienced technocrat who headed his administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic ABC
VOA VIEW: A fool for an idiot.
The investigation into the death of Tyre Nichols continues, as five officers are charged in connection with his death. ABC
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North Korea has condemned the United States over its decision to supply Ukraine with advanced battle tanks to help fight off Russia's invasion, saying that Washington is escalating a sinister “proxy war” aimed at destroying Moscow ABC
VOA VIEW: No one cares what NK thinks for says.
Ronna McDaniel won a fourth term, despite her challenger getting a last-minute boost from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. CBS
VOA VIEW: Good for Trump.
House Republicans are again seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation's emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has drawn a White House veto threat. CBS
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Despite rising U.S. rental prices, competition is easing in some markets as inventory grows, according to a new report. CNBC
If the government gets its way, it could result in the breakup of Google's digital advertising business and expand the boundaries of antitrust law. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Very important.
A group of House Republicans is revisiting the Fair Tax Act, which would replace certain federal taxes with a national sales tax and decentralize the IRS. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A national sales tax is less aggressive and fairer to all.
Tax season opened Jan. 23. Here are some tips and things to know before filing a return, including ways to get a faster tax refund from the IRS. CNBC
The FDA said the policy would shift to an individual assessment that evaluates an individual's risk regardless of gender sexual orientation. CNBC
VOA VIEW: People needing blood should have a choice.
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Energy giants are expected to use their windfall profits to reward shareholders with higher dividends and share buybacks. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It is what it is - blame Biden.
Former Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that he had been previously unaware classified documents were at his Indiana home but that "mistakes were made" and he takes full responsibility. CNN
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin tells CNN's Kaitlan Collins that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has agreed to leave cuts to Medicare and Social Security off the table in debt ceiling negotiations. CNN
VOA VIEW: All Republican did.
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The Justice Department said that it filed a civil complaint in New York against two firearms companies for illegally selling machine guns. UPI
VOA VIEW: The proof has to be seen.
The latest data on consumer spending should influence next week's rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve. UPI
The Biden administration is proposing major changes to its demographic data collecting practices that will affect how Latinos and those of North African and Middle Eastern descent fill out government surveys. UPI
VOA VIEW: A foolish thought.
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