Weak jobs report shows the need for massive jobs and families bills, Biden says – CNBC

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the April jobs report from the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 7, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday said that April’s lower than expected job growth reveals that the U.S. economy is still struggling to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, and that his massive infrastructure and family support bills are needed now more than ever. “This month’s job numbers show we are on the right track,” said Biden. “But we still have a…

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Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis police officers indicted by federal grand jury – NBC News

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights during the arrest that led to his death last year. Chauvin, 45, Tou Thao, 35, and J. Alexander Kueng, 27, were each charged with two counts of deprivation of rights under color of law, according to the indictment from the U.S. Department of Justice. Thomas Lane, 38, was charged once with deprivation of rights under color of law. In video shot by a bystander and local…

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1 arrested in armed robbery at Town Center Mall, 2 still on the run, police say – WSB Atlanta

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County police said one man is in custody after an armed robbery at Town Center Mall Thursday afternoon. Three people were accused of robbing a jewelry store. During the robbery, one suspect was shot by a security guard. An employee was shot in the foot by the suspect. Police said 24-year-old Marquavis Wilson was dropped off at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital later in the day with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He has been charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm…

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1 arrested in armed robbery at Town Center Mall, 2 still on the run, police say – WSB Atlanta

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County police said one man is in custody after an armed robbery at Town Center Mall Thursday afternoon. Three people were accused of robbing a jewelry store. During the robbery, one suspect was shot by a security guard. An employee was shot in the foot by the suspect. Police said 24-year-old Marquavis Wilson was dropped off at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital later in the day with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He has been charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm…

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Lindsey Graham says Republican Party can’t move forward without Trump: ‘We can’t grow without him’ – The Washington Post

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Lindsey Graham says Republican Party can’t move forward without Trump: ‘We can’t grow without him’ – The Washington Post

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Live updates: Biden to speak from White House after release of report showing fewer jobs gains than expected – The Washington Post

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Psaki signals she’ll step down next year | TheHill – The Hill

White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiBriahna Joy Gray: Biden campaign promises will struggle if Republicans win back Congress The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by ExxonMobil – Trump moves to his own blog as Facebook ban remains in place Biden on Cheney drama: ‘I don’t understand the Republicans’ MORE on Thursday indicated she plans to step down next year. “I think it’s going to be time for somebody else to have this job, in a year from now or about a year from now,” she told David AxelrodDavid AxelrodThe…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Buying Up a Texas Village. Homeowners Cry Foul. – The Wall Street Journal

BOCA CHICA VILLAGE, Texas—In autumn 2019, Celia Johnson began resisting efforts by billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX to buy two modest houses she owns near the company’s rocket-launch facility. Then she discovered that a 1,600-gallon water tank had gone missing at one of her houses, a rental property. Ms. Johnson said she and her neighbors quickly concluded SpaceX workers were the culprits. SpaceX denied responsibility but reimbursed her, she said, as it did when she accused its workers of later breaking into the vacant rental house and sleeping there. “SpaceX bullied…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Buying Up a Texas Village. Homeowners Cry Foul. – The Wall Street Journal

BOCA CHICA VILLAGE, Texas—In autumn 2019, Celia Johnson began resisting efforts by billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX to buy two modest houses she owns near the company’s rocket-launch facility. Then she discovered that a 1,600-gallon water tank had gone missing at one of her houses, a rental property. Ms. Johnson said she and her neighbors quickly concluded SpaceX workers were the culprits. SpaceX denied responsibility but reimbursed her, she said, as it did when she accused its workers of later breaking into the vacant rental house and sleeping there. “SpaceX bullied…

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