Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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Abortion providers adjust to new federal funding rules

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/19/19, 11:58 am

Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers said this week they will go without federal family planning money after the Trump administration began enforcement of new pro-life rules on Monday. Jacqueline Ayers, Planned Parenthood’s vice president of government relations and public policy, said the nation’s largest abortion provider would continue to fight the rules in court, and emergency funds would replace federal funding in the meantime.

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Schumer calls for FaceApp investigation

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/18/19, 12:30 pm

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called on the FBI and Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate the viral FaceApp over potential security issues. Schumer said in a letter the Russia-based app could pose a threat to Americans’ privacy. “It would be deeply troubling if the sensitive personal information of U.S. citizens was provided to a hostile foreign power actively engaged in cyber hostilities against the United States,” he wrote.

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Trump takes on congresswomen again at rally

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/18/19, 12:15 pm

Supporters of President Donald Trump attending a campaign rally for him in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday night chanted, “Send her back!” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, one of four freshmen Democratic congresswomen with whom the president has an ongoing feud. “I think in some cases they hate our country,” he told attendees, describing the “hate-filled extremism” he believes the four women inspire. “They never have anything good to say. That’s why I say, ‘Hey if you don’t like it, let ’em leave, let ’em leave.’”

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