Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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Trump: No virus stimulus bill before election

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/06/20, 06:38 pm

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin negotiated for months on more aid for Americans affected by the coronavirus lockdowns. President Donald Trump on Tuesday told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to shift his attention to confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and to postpone talks on a stimulus package until after the Nov. 3 election. He said the Democrats’ proposals included too much spending that had nothing to do with COVID-19 relief.

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Top Pentagon officials quarantine

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/06/20, 06:18 pm

WASHINGTON—Adm. Charles W. Ray, the vice commandant of the Coast Guard, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The heads of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, are self-quarantining due to potential exposure. “No Pentagon contacts have exhibited symptoms, and we have no additional positive tests to report at this time,” Defense Department spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said Tuesday. Officials do not believe Ray contracted COVID-19 in connection with the outbreak among President Donald Trump and White House staff.

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Texas grand jury indicts Netflix over Cuties

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/06/20, 06:16 pm

The streaming service faces state felony charges for lewd visual material depicting a child, according to an indictment. Texas state Rep. Matt Schaefer, a Republican, on Tuesday tweeted an image of the Sept. 23 grand jury filing in a Tyler County court. It said Cuties “appeals to the prurient interest in sex, and has no serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value.”

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