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Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 20:53:22
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 Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69


Israeli president celebrates Hanukkah at West Bank site

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 19:14:37
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 Israeli president celebrates Hanukkah at West Bank site


Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 16:07:20
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 Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone


USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 14:44:24
Source: AP

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck northern Peru early Sunday, damaging some buildings and blocking several roads with rubble.

While the quake was extremely strong, it was relatively deep -- measured at 112 kilometers (70 miles...
 USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru


WTA remains "concerned' about Peng's ability to speak freely

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 14:36:54
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 WTA remains "concerned' about Peng's ability to speak freely


Josephine Baker, 1st Black woman honored in French Pantheon

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 13:10:03
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 Josephine Baker, 1st Black woman honored in French Pantheon


Australia finds omicron, Israel bans foreign travelers

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 11:31:58
Source: AP

By GEIR MOULSON and ZEN SOO

BERLIN (AP) — Australia on Sunday became the latest country to detect the omicron variant of the coronavirus in travelers who arrived from southern Africa, while Israel decided to bar entry to foreign nationals — the toughest of a growing r...
 Australia finds omicron, Israel bans foreign travelers


Lin Wood Goes Off the Deep State Deep End, Accuses Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell and Stop the Steal of

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 23:55:29
It had to happen sooner or later. The craziest or most fanatical would turn on the others. They just need some reasons.Lin Wood seems to have found his......
 Lin Wood Goes Off the Deep State Deep End, Accuses Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell and Stop the Steal of


US Customs officials seize nearly 4,000 bongs at DC airport

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 22:07:44
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 US Customs officials seize nearly 4,000 bongs at DC airport


Security Guard for News Crew Shot Wednesday in Oakland Dies: Police

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 19:46:47
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 Security Guard for News Crew Shot Wednesday in Oakland Dies: Police


Donations pour in for Missouri man freed after 43 years

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 19:39:17
Here is his GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-kevin-strickland-after-wrongful-conviction

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 Donations pour in for Missouri man freed after 43 years


South African doctor who raised alarm about omicron variant says symptoms are 'unusual but mild'

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 18:18:16
some other links

https://www.businessinsider.com/omicron-coronavirus-variant-cases-mild-south-africa-2021-11

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 South African doctor who raised alarm about omicron variant says symptoms are 'unusual but mild'


Covid: Boris Johnson announces mandatory mask wearing & restrictions on travellers amid Omicron vari

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 18:13:54
Source: Evening Standard

Covid: Boris Johnson announces mandatory mask wearing and restrictions on travellers amid Omicron variant

Boris Johnson has announced the reintroduction of masks in indoor spaces and some travel restrictions amid the arrival of the Omicron variant...
 Covid: Boris Johnson announces mandatory mask wearing & restrictions on travellers amid Omicron vari


In Nantucket, Biden shops, attends Christmas tree lighting

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 17:12:38
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 In Nantucket, Biden shops, attends Christmas tree lighting


U.K. confirms two cases of Omicron coronavirus variant.

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 15:50:00
Short article....
 U.K. confirms two cases of Omicron coronavirus variant.


Thieves target Home Depot in California, making off with hammers, crowbars and other tools

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 14:40:21
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 Thieves target Home Depot in California, making off with hammers, crowbars and other tools


Man shot and killed at military base entrance in San Diego

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 13:41:39
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 Man shot and killed at military base entrance in San Diego


61 COVID-19 cases found on flight from South Africa to Netherlands amid screening for new variant

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 13:39:23
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 61 COVID-19 cases found on flight from South Africa to Netherlands amid screening for new variant


Merck's COVID-19 pill significantly less effective in new analysis

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 06:20:58
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 Merck's COVID-19 pill significantly less effective in new analysis


'It's Coming': N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul Issues Omicron Warning, Declares State of Emergency

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 04:09:31
Source: Newsweek

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has declared a state of emergency over the Omicron variant of COVID-19, stating, "It's coming." The variant is believed to be possibly more contagious and immune-resistant than previous COVID-19 variants.

"We've taken extraordinary...
 'It's Coming': N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul Issues Omicron Warning, Declares State of Emergency


United States will bar travelers from 8 countries in southern Africa.

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 03:39:25
Buckle up folks. Get a clean stack of masks. Make sure your booster is up to date. Stock up....
 United States will bar travelers from 8 countries in southern Africa.


Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 03:20:33
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 Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban


Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna expect data on shot's protection against new COVID-19 variant soon

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 00:04:13
Moderna is testing multiple vaccines, including one specifically targeting the new variant as well as a higher dose of its original vaccine....
 Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna expect data on shot's protection against new COVID-19 variant soon


Biden calls for intellectual property waivers on COVID vaccines

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 23:11:56
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 Biden calls for intellectual property waivers on COVID vaccines


Shooting At Mall In Durham, North Carolina, Injures At Least One

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 23:06:35
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 Shooting At Mall In Durham, North Carolina, Injures At Least One


Canada releases 50 million pounds from maple syrup reserve amid global shortage

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 22:48:01
Source: Market Watch

Canadian maple syrup producers are tapping the country’s emergency reserve of the sticky sweet stuff as it looks to meet demand amid a global shortage. The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers — a group known as the world’s maple syrup cartel and sometimes compared to ...
 Canada releases 50 million pounds from maple syrup reserve amid global shortage


Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, is Dead at 91

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 22:18:27
An extraordinary talent. The lights on Broadway are dimmer tonight. ...
 Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, is Dead at 91


U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa and other countries as it assesses risks of new omicron

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:19:31
Full headline: U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa and other countries as it assesses risks of new omicron variant...
 U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa and other countries as it assesses risks of new omicron


Fauci says US 'rushing' to get data on new COVID-19 variant

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:15:12
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 Fauci says US 'rushing' to get data on new COVID-19 variant


Survivor found in coal mine accident in Russia's Siberia

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 15:20:37
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 Survivor found in coal mine accident in Russia's Siberia


Stephen K. Bannon files motion to request all documents in court case be made public

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 15:20:27
Seattle Times really has a better article on this, but gave the national paper the nod:

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/bannons-lawyers-file-opposition-to-keeping-documents-from-being-released/

Sorry little red Stephen, we'll know all about your little insurrection soon! :evilgrin:...
 Stephen K. Bannon files motion to request all documents in court case be made public


Coronavirus: Countries shut borders over new South Africa variant

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 12:51:48
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 Coronavirus: Countries shut borders over new South Africa variant


Dow futures tumble over 700 points on fears over new COVID variant detected in South Africa

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 12:14:56
Source: MarketWatch

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Dow futures tumble over 700 points on fears over new COVID variant detected in South Africa

Last Updated: Nov. 26, 2021 at 5:51 a.m. ET
First Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 1:38 a.m. ET

By Barbara Kollmeye...
 Dow futures tumble over 700 points on fears over new COVID variant detected in South Africa


South Africa Finds New Variant Of COVID-19 With 'Constellation Of Mutations'

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:24:01





#NuVariant
It took the Delta variant almost 100 days to become the dominate strain of Covid19 in 90% of all cases. B.1.1.529 has reached that same level in less than 3 weeks.

https://twitter.com/davegreenidge57/status/1464169500690075654?s=20


https://twitter.com/DrEricDing/...
 South Africa Finds New Variant Of COVID-19 With 'Constellation Of Mutations'


Cross-party delegation from US Congress meet Taiwan's president in defiance of China

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 10:26:28
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 Cross-party delegation from US Congress meet Taiwan's president in defiance of China


ER At Long Beach Hospital That Initially Closed Due To Vaccine Hesitancy To Reopen Friday Morning

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 06:11:23
A brief hiccup in service but Governor Hochul continues to impress!

Great news for Long Beach residents. You can be certain if you need emergency care that your healthcare workers are COVID-19 vaccinated!...
 ER At Long Beach Hospital That Initially Closed Due To Vaccine Hesitancy To Reopen Friday Morning


Australia Investigates New COVID-19 Variant Found in South Africa

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:04:58
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 Australia Investigates New COVID-19 Variant Found in South Africa


Oil Skids on Concerns of Rising Surplus in Q1

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 03:03:42
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 Oil Skids on Concerns of Rising Surplus in Q1


New Reconstruction Points to Animal Origins for Covid-19

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 23:15:20
A scientist known for investigating viral origins concluded that Covid-19 likely jumped to humans from animals, with early transmission at a Wuhan market where live raccoon dogs were sold

https://twitter.com/WSJ/status/1464006020863303681...
 New Reconstruction Points to Animal Origins for Covid-19


9 injured when vehicle rear-ends Amish buggy in Wisconsin

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:53:27
Nine people were injured when a vehicle rear-ended an Amish buggy at “highway speeds" in Wisconsin. Authorities say 10 people were in the buggy as it headed north on a county road. The 35-year-old driver of the vehicle is being held in jail.

https://twitter.com/AP/status/1463982868024152081...
 9 injured when vehicle rear-ends Amish buggy in Wisconsin






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!