Morning Headlines - Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023

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Morning Headlines - Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023

U.S. and World Headlines

5 Pressing Questions McCarthy Faces As The House Reconvenes

House GOP clashes over government shutdown threats and whether to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden are set to come to a head when the House returns to Washington on Tuesday.

As Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) tries to navigate the thorny matters without alienating his right flank or pushing his moderate members into tough votes, some conservatives are floating a potential vote on ousting him as Speaker if they are not satisfied with how he handles the issues.

Here are five pressing questions McCarthy will face this month.

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Democratic Candidate Refuses To Drop Out Of Virginia Race After Being Outed For Performing Sex Acts With Husband Online For Tips

A Democrat running for Virginia's House of Delegates has refused to drop out of the race despite being outed as an online porn star.

Susanna Gibson can be seen in videos obtained by DailyMail.com performing sex acts with her husband online and encouraging watchers to pay them with 'tips' for specific requests.

The nurse practitioner and 40-year-old mother of two is running for a highly competitive seat in suburban Richmond.

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Google Trial: US Takes On Tech Giant In Landmark Case

Just a few years ago, a crackdown in the US to curb the might of America's tech giants seemed at hand.

Bosses from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook had been hauled before Congress and President Joe Biden was putting in place a slew of officials known for their tough-on-tech views.

But efforts by Congress to write new rules tackling issues such as privacy and disinformation are all but dead, and in the courts tech firms have won a series of high-profile victories in cases challenging their responsibility for content on their platforms and their right to buy up other firms.

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Workers Who Get Promoted Are More Likely To Quit Their Jobs, New Research Finds

Workers who get promoted are more likely to quit their jobs, finds a new analysis from ADP.

The conventional wisdom is that promotions are a classic "retention" tool that help keep top performers from jumping ship — particularly important in today's still-tight job market.

Researchers looked at data from 1.2 million workers at companies with a minimum of 1,000 employees from 2019 to 2022, and built a model to predict someone's risk of leaving after their first promotion.

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Aaron Rodgers Injury Update: Jets Fear Torn Achilles For Star QB With MRI Looming

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers' 2023 season may be over before it ever really got started. After the quarterback was injured on his fourth play of the year, head coach Robert Saleh told reporters following the Jets' 22-16 overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills that they fear the four-time NFL MVP tore his Achilles. There's an MRI scheduled for Tuesday to confirm.

"It's not good," Saleh said, per CBS Sports Lead NFL Insider Jonathan Jones.

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Wisconsin Headlines

Senate Committee Votes To Remove Wec Administrator Meagan Wolfe: Wisconsin AG Josh Kaul Responds

The Senate Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections, and Consumer Protection voted to determine whether to reappoint Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe.

The five senators on the Committee were given until 2:00 p.m. to submit their vote through a paper ballot. Republican Senators Dan Feyen and Romaine Quinn voted against Wolfe's reappointment.

"The Senate Committee held a public hearing on Wolfe's confirmation on August 29, 2023. She was invited to appear before the Committee to discuss her position as administrator. Unfortunately, she chose not to do so. Therefore, I chose not to recommend her for confirmation," said Senator Quinn.

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Ironman Wisconsin Competitor Dies After Falling Ill During Bike Portion Triathlon

A man competing in Ironman Wisconsin fell ill Sunday during the bike portion of the grueling triathlon and later died at a hospital, officials said Monday.

Ironman Wisconsin said in a statement posted on Facebook that the competitor, whose name was not released, needed medical attention during the bike portion and died at a local hospital after being assisted by a race staff member and an off-duty police officer.

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Wisconsin Wolf Hunters Face Tighter Regulations Under New Permanent Rules

Wolf hunters in Wisconsin would have to register their kills faster, face a limited window for training their dogs and couldn't disturb dens under new regulations being finalized by state wildlife officials.

The state Department of Natural Resources plans to hold a public hearing on the new regulations Tuesday afternoon via Zoom. The agency plans to bring the regulations to the agency's board for approval in October.

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Dairy Supporters Call On FDA To Stop Lab-Grown Dairy Alternatives From Using Words Like 'Milk', 'Cheese'

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and seven other senators sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, calling for the agency to prevent these products from using dairy names. It's a similar argument that Baldwin and other lawmakers have made about plant-based alternatives.

Criticizing the FDA for what they describe as "decades of inaction" on dairy labeling, Baldwin and the other senators said in the new letter that many cell-based products are nutritionally inferior to regular dairy products in similar ways to plant-based products. The lawmakers said consumer confusion around the nutritional content of dairy alternatives has led to public health concerns.

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Wisconsin DNR To Offer Unique Gun Deer Hunting Opportunity As Part Of Study

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a unique gun deer hunting opportunity this fall at Sandhill Wildlife Area in Babcock as part of a study on deer density. 

The Sandhill Wildlife Area’s 2023 Gun Deer Hunt will be held on Dec. 9 and 10 and will be the final 2023 deer harvest opportunity at Sandhill Wildlife Area. Space is limited, and those wishing to participate in this hunt must apply for a special permit. Applications are due by Oct. 13, and all licensed gun hunters are eligible to apply.

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Last Update: Sep 12, 2023 6:42 am CDT

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