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Sweden’s anti-lockdown experiment flopped. Now it faces a wave of pandemic pain.

Prime Minister Stefan Lofven declared Nov. 16 that Swedes were not following restrictions as closely as they did in the spring, so gatherings during the next four weeks would be limited to eight people. “This is the new norm for the entire...

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North Carolina AG Responds to Trump on Checking Votes, Advises People to Not Do as President Directs

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein advised people on Saturday to not follow President Donald Trump's directions with regard to going to polling places on Election Day to check if their mail-in vote was counted. "Do NOT do what the President directs. To make sure your ballot COUNTS, sign and send it in EARLY. Then track it ONLINE," Stein wrote on Twitter and included a link to a website where voters can track their ballots. "Do NOT vote twice (its a felony), or waste your time, or unnecessarily risk exposure to more people," Stein added. "The only GOOD thing about the Presidents tweet isRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Trump Unleashes on Biden in Nevada After Vicious Ad

President Donald Trump gave a fiery campaign speech in Minden, Nevada, on Saturday night, saying that he doesnt “have to play nice anymore” after the Biden campaign released an unsourced campaign ad claiming Trump said “unthinkable” things about U.S. soldiers while standing over their graves. “He put the most vicious ad,” Trump told thousands of supporters gathered at Minden airport as the president tours the state as part of his “Great American Comeback” campaign. “Theres nobody who loves and respects our military more than me,” Trump said. “We have 25 people, witnesses, on the record already and theyve said that never took place. Never tookRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Americans Continue to Flee States With Higher Taxes

WASHINGTON—States with the highest tax burdens, such as New York, Illinois, and California, continue to lose residents this year as tax rates have a significant effect on the growth and prosperity of the states, economists say. “The evidence is clear that competitive tax rates, thoughtful regulations, and responsible spending lead to more opportunities for all Americans,” according to the “Rich States, Poor States” report by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative nonprofit organization. The annual report ranks states based on their competitiveness and economic outlook by examining the policy choices made by the states and their impact. In 2019, Utah ranked No. 1 for economic outlook, followed by Wyoming, Idaho, Indiana, and North Carolina; the state has earned the top ranking for 13 consecutive years. According to Jonathan Williams, ALECs chief economist, Utah has implemented many reforms “that have been ahead of the curve.” Utahs lawmakers saw the unfund..

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