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Taiwan's nationalist party is looking to the purported great-grandson of Chiang Kai-shek to refurbish its image. LA Times
The European Union has turned to the US for gas to reduce reliance on Russian fuel — but the price the EU is paying is reportedly four times higher than what Americans are shelling out for the same product. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden and his friends and family are opportunists and thieves.
Whole Foods' decision to stop selling Maine lobster has upset politicians from the nation's largest lobster-producing state. New York Post
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Soft-on-crime Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has downgraded more than half his felony cases to misdemeanors. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Bragg should be ousted.
The US Census Bureau counts incarcerated felons as residents of correctional facilities, instead of their home communities. That's fundamentally wrong, and at odds with the Census' duty to provide a true picture of the nation. New York Post
VOA VIEW: A fault of Dems.
In a New York Times guest essay, MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes claimed that "in under a month" all of his "worst fears have been realized" in regard to how new Twitter owner Elon Musk has run his new social media platform. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Musk can't be figured out.
A recent online article from CNN argued that Daylight Savings Time disproportionately affects the sleep and health of minority communities. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It's a foolish waste.
The West thought an artillery and tank war in Europe would never happen again and shrunk weapons stockpiles. It was wrong. New York Times
People born in American Samoa, which has been held by the United States for more than 120 years, are not automatically citizens of the United States. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It makes no sense.
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Twitter boss Elon Musk said he will support Trump rival Ron DeSantis if the Florida governor runs for presidency in 2024.
VOA VIEW: Desantis will only run if Trump is out.
The U.S. is mostly clear of severe weather after Thanksgiving as a busy travel weekend begins. However, a storm in the south could cause problems. USA Today
We found the best Black Friday deals on items from Amazon, Elemis and Aerie. The best part? They're all under $50.
A record-breaking number of women will serve in Congress come January after the midterms brought in a historic wave of female candidates across both parties. Washington Times
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom bowed out of a potential 2024 White House bid, saying he would support President Biden's reelection instead. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A fool supporting a bigger fool.
State-level law enforcement units created after the 2020 presidential election to investigate voter fraud are looking into scattered complaints more than two weeks after the midterms but have provided no indication of systemic problems ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems committed fraud nationwide.
He said it in a meeting with mothers of soldiers mobilized in Ukraine. ABC
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President Joe Biden could face major economic setbacks this holiday shopping season, including a workers strike at Amazon and a nationwide railroad strike that could begin early next month. CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes reports from Nantucket, Massachusetts, where the president is spending the holiday weekend. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden has made his bed, and now has to lie in it.
The XBB variant has climbed to 3.1% of new COVID cases nationwide, the CDC now estimates. CBS
VOA VIEW: The operative word is "estimates."
Just 50 Twitter advertisers have spent nearly $2 billion since 2020, and all seem to have stopped, according to new report. CBS
VOA VIEW: So stated - whether true or not.
Consumers spent a record $9.12 billion online shopping during Black Friday this year, according to Adobe. CNBC
VOA VIEW: How much was profit?
Microsoft is used to being the biggest contender in markets with Windows and Office. With Surface, it has remained devoted to a line that is far from dominant. CNBC
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The study did not look at hospitalization, but experts believe the omicron booster shots will provide strong protection against severe outcomes. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Baidu traffic data showed Beijing has fallen from being the most congested city in all of China to 74th place. CNBC
VOA VIEW: China screwed up.
It's been almost three years since borrowers with federal student loans have had to make a payment, and the White House has now given them even more time. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden has created this mess.
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Blunting the impact of fast-rising consumer prices likely won't be easy or feel good, financial advisors said. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden and Dems caused the financial woes.
Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti goes over what could happen if prosecutors indict former President Donald Trump and how it could affect his presidential campaign. CNN
VOA VIEW: The big question is "if."
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen tendered her resignation on Saturday as chairperson of her Democratic Progressive Party after suffering major defeats in the country's local elections. UPI
The Pentagon has condemned a rocket attack that targeted a U.S. military base in northeastern Syria on Friday night. UPI
VOA VIEW: Condemning is one thing and doing something is another.
France's national assembly voted to approve a resolution to guarantee access to "the right to voluntarily end a pregnancy," enshrining abortion rights in its constitution. UPI
Half of the homes in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv remained without electricity on Friday in the face of a continued Russian military campaign to damage the country's civilian infrastructure. UPI
VOA VIEW: Putin will pay dearly.
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President Biden stressed the importance of the United States’ partnership with Southeast Asian countries, saying the partnership is necessary to “tackle the biggest issues of our time.” There is no evidence that Biden can defend the US interests.
Biden’s remarks at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Cambodia were aimed at emphasizing the United States’ commitment to a region where China increasingly seeks to expand its economic and military influence. China’s President Xi Jinping was also attending the summit of the 10-nation bloc.
Earlier Biden met with Hun Sen, the prime minister of Cambodia. He also attended a gala dinner and met with other Southeast Asia leaders for the traditional “family photo.” Mr. Biden is only the second U.S. president to visit Cambodia, which is being ardently wooed by both Washington and Beijing. President Biden stressed the importance of the United States’ partnership with Southeast Asian countries, saying the partnership is necessary to “tackle the biggest issues of our time.”
Mr. Biden’s remarks at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Cambodia were aimed at emphasizing the United States’ commitment to a region where China increasingly seeks to expand its economic and military influence. China’s President Xi Jinping was also attending the summit of the 10-nation bloc. Biden met with Hun Sen, the prime minister of Cambodia. He also attended a gala dinner and met with other Southeast Asia leaders for the traditional “family photo.” Mr. Biden is only the second U.S. president to visit Cambodia, which is being ardently wooed by both Washington and Beijing.