Texas man involved in online romance scams gets 3 years
A Texas man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than three years in prison for his role in an online romance scam in which the identities and images of real U.S. military generals were used to cheat victims from Arizona and around the nation out of a total of $1.5 million, federal prosecutors said.
Hobbs bans TikTok from state work devices
Popular social media app TikTok has to go from devices used for official state business, Gov. Katie Hobbs said in an executive order announced on Wednesday afternoon.
Mayes, lawmakers slam Saudi water deal
Officials on both sides of the aisle want to do something about the deal that’s letting a Saudi-based company pump Arizona groundwater for nothing more than the price of a cheap land lease in La Paz County.
House committee moves to block sale, lease of state lands to foreign governments
Arizona lawmakers are moving to block the sale and lease of state lands to foreign governments and certain foreign corporations -- but not the one that has caused the concern in the first place.
Ducey, Biden cheer microchip plant, TSMC announces additional investment in Phoenix
Local, state and federal officials, including President Joe Biden, as well as industry leaders, descended on North Phoenix on Tuesday for a “first tool-in" event at a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company factory that’s set to start producing microchips next year.
Afghan refugees, many with uncertain immigration status, struggle with daily life
Thousands of Afghan refugees who have come to the United States to escape the Taliban over the past two decades struggle with day-to-day tasks like finding jobs, opening bank accounts and getting driver’s licenses.
Ducey to focus on semiconductors in Taiwan visit
Gov. Doug Ducey arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips that are used in everyday electronics and have become a battleground in the technology competition between the U.S. and China.
Trump is too polarizing to beat radical left
I hope the Democrats’ latest unethical, tax-wasting farce (Jan. 6 sitcom) to discredit a nemesis succeeds in keeping Donald Trump from running again.
Companies sponsoring Olympics enable China’s atrocities
As China prepares to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing recently made a stunning announcement. Any athlete speaking out “against Chinese laws and regulations” will be subject to “punishment.” Beijing claims it’s an “innocent party,” but the threat to athletes is just the latest act by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)—and proves it has much […]
Will Biden side with America’s solar industry or China?
President Biden has a big decision coming up. U.S. tariffs on solar panel imports are set to end on February 7. The president must decide whether to keep the tariffs, or let them expire. If the American people have any say, the president will continue the tariffs. That’s because a new poll conducted by Morning […]
U.S. Consumers need country-of-origin labeling on internet
Congress must fight to ensure that America’s families know exactly what they’re buying online with their hard-earned money. Both the House and Senate should support country-of-origin labeling for all e-commerce transactions. Anything less could potentially put American lives at risk.
America’s dependence on China for essential medicines a growing safety threat
Over the past year, the Covid pandemic has claimed many American lives. Millions are still out of work. This is the public toll of the virus. However, the disruption caused by the pandemic now runs deeper — and threatens the safety of America’s daily drug needs.