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GOP's Jake Ellzey wins US House seat over Trump-backed rival

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 07:42:12
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 GOP's Jake Ellzey wins US House seat over Trump-backed rival


Democratic donor convicted of offering drugs for sex; 2 died

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 01:43:51
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 Democratic donor convicted of offering drugs for sex; 2 died


3 tech giants report combined profits of more than $50B

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 23:52:23
Source: Associated Press, via the Washington Post

Business

3 tech giants report combined profits of more than $50B

By Associated Press
Today at 7:00 p.m. EDT

Three tech companies -- Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet -- reported combined profits of more than $50 b...
 3 tech giants report combined profits of more than $50B


Biden will announce vaccination requirement across federal government on Thursday

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 23:34:57
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 Biden will announce vaccination requirement across federal government on Thursday


New evidence shows Trump appointees' political interference with CDC weekly Covid data reports, Hous

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 23:06:43
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 New evidence shows Trump appointees' political interference with CDC weekly Covid data reports, Hous


US on track to see 200K daily COVID-19 cases, former CDC director says

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 22:28:48
https://i.imgur.com/PHMZptu.jpeg

200K/day x 3% fatality = 6,000 x 95% unvaccinated Repukes = 5.700 dead Repukes per day? :eyes:
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 US on track to see 200K daily COVID-19 cases, former CDC director says


Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 21:48:10
It is great that Biden is calling out this threat, rather than trying to minimize it as Trump repeatedly did. You have China engaging in rampant espionage and Russia kicking it up a notch with brazen acts of sabotage.

We all saw what happened when a Russian hacking group attacked gas pipeline ...
 Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections


Walmart now offering free college tuition and books to its 1.5 million U.S. employees

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 21:35:13
Credit where it's due. :applause: ...
 Walmart now offering free college tuition and books to its 1.5 million U.S. employees


House Republicans pull out of another key select committee in a sign of 1/6 panel fallout

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 21:10:37
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 House Republicans pull out of another key select committee in a sign of 1/6 panel fallout


Wisconsin Republican promises forensic election audit

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 20:13:51
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 Wisconsin Republican promises forensic election audit


Biden says White House exploring vaccine mandate for federal employees

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 20:00:39
Source: WaPo

President Biden said that the federal government was considering making vaccines mandatory for its workforce — what would be a significant escalation in push to expand vaccine coverage as the coronavirus surge from the Delta variant sends shockwaves through the country...
 Biden says White House exploring vaccine mandate for federal employees


CDC updates guidance, recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors in certain areas

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 19:51:49
Here is a portion of CDC's latest posted guidance - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

Updated July 27, 2021

Summary of Recent Changes
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 CDC updates guidance, recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors in certain areas


Gavin Newsom sees another alarming California recall poll

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 19:41:47
Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Last week, an Emerson College/Nexstar media poll showed the Gavin Newsom recall election within five points, which came as a surprise since previous polling in May found opposition to the recall beating support by double digits.
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 Gavin Newsom sees another alarming California recall poll


Blinken voices outrage after swastika etched at State Dept

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 19:21:14
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 Blinken voices outrage after swastika etched at State Dept


Marjorie Taylor Greene freaks out as committee kicks off: 'They want members of Congress in jail'

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 17:07:32
Video of her comments available at link.

Maybe it's just me but, she seems to be exhibiting consciousness of guilt.
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 Marjorie Taylor Greene freaks out as committee kicks off: 'They want members of Congress in jail'


Distraught Simone Biles pulls out of Olympics team final: 'I was still struggling with some things'

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:40:13
Going to make it tough for the US Women to win Gold....
 Distraught Simone Biles pulls out of Olympics team final: 'I was still struggling with some things'


Trumper Who Wore 'Back The Blue' Shirt To Rally Arrested For Assaulting Officers On Jan. 6

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:24:41
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 Trumper Who Wore 'Back The Blue' Shirt To Rally Arrested For Assaulting Officers On Jan. 6


Georgia man pleading guilty to 4 of 8 Asian spa killings

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:23:18
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 Georgia man pleading guilty to 4 of 8 Asian spa killings


U.S. warns against travel to Israel, Portugal and Spain as delta fuels outbreaks

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:19:21
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 U.S. warns against travel to Israel, Portugal and Spain as delta fuels outbreaks


Trump Officials Can Testify in Jan. 6 Inquiries: Justice Dept.

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:48:47
Source: USA TODAY

The Justice Department notified former officers this week that they might testify to the assorted committees investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, in line with a letter obtained by The New York Times.

Witnesses may give “unrestricted testimony” to th...
 Trump Officials Can Testify in Jan. 6 Inquiries: Justice Dept.


Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:19:05
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 Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident


Police who defended U.S. Capitol to testify at riot probe's first hearing

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:27:30
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 Police who defended U.S. Capitol to testify at riot probe's first hearing


COVID-19 in Arkansas: State sees highest single-day increase in deaths from virus since March

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:37:15





hospitalizations at UAMS pass January high
https://twitter.com/moonbreeze2/status/1419924140782456832?s=20...
 COVID-19 in Arkansas: State sees highest single-day increase in deaths from virus since March


Rev. Jesse Jackson Arrested Outside Senator Sinema's Office In Protest Against Filibuster

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 01:19:11
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 Rev. Jesse Jackson Arrested Outside Senator Sinema's Office In Protest Against Filibuster


House rejects GOP effort to seat McCarthy's picks for Jan. 6 panel

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 00:06:14
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 House rejects GOP effort to seat McCarthy's picks for Jan. 6 panel


Former Sen. Barbara Boxer attacked in California

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 00:03:22
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 Former Sen. Barbara Boxer attacked in California


New 'medical freedom' law outlaws requiring COVID-19 vaccine to access public spaces

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:40:45
Freedumb!!!!...
 New 'medical freedom' law outlaws requiring COVID-19 vaccine to access public spaces


Trio of Senate Republicans urges Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:14:20
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 Trio of Senate Republicans urges Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade


Winds stoke California's largest fire as blazes scorch West

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:27:27
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 Winds stoke California's largest fire as blazes scorch West


DeSantis takes action against Ben & Jerry's for ending sales in Israeli-occupied areas

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:50:23
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 DeSantis takes action against Ben & Jerry's for ending sales in Israeli-occupied areas


Russian PM visits Pacific islands claimed by Japan

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:23:22
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 Russian PM visits Pacific islands claimed by Japan


U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year, Biden announces in meeting with Iraqi prime minis

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:31:18
FULL title: U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year, Biden announces in meeting with Iraqi prime minister
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 U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year, Biden announces in meeting with Iraqi prime minis


Biden administration announces resources to support people with long Covid

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:08:37
Literally heard this locally on my news radio station.

:clap:

I am glad they are doing this because this dismissal of supposed "mild" COVID as if it were some kind of common cold, is just sickening, and people have really been impacted, even from mild infection, but just try to "push through i...
 Biden administration announces resources to support people with long Covid


CA Mandates COVID Vaccine Proof For State Employees, Health-Care Workers

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:52:37
Saw a NYT breaking but wanted to throw some non-paywall stuff in.

I know NY has started doing something similar....
 CA Mandates COVID Vaccine Proof For State Employees, Health-Care Workers


Senate infrastructure talks in political jeopardy as infighting spills out into the open

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:50:01
Surprise, surprise......
 Senate infrastructure talks in political jeopardy as infighting spills out into the open


V.A. Issues Employee Vaccine Mandate, a First for a Federal Agency

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:15:13
Source: New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs will require 115,000 of its frontline health care workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus in the next two months, making it the first federal agency to mandate that employees be inoculated, government o...
 V.A. Issues Employee Vaccine Mandate, a First for a Federal Agency


Biden administration to curb toxic wastewater from coal plants with new rule

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:45:31
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 Biden administration to curb toxic wastewater from coal plants with new rule


At the F.D.A.'s urging, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are expanding their studies of children 5 to 11

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:05:44
Those are who amount to tens of millions of the "unvaccinated" (where the 0 - 11 age would be about 50 million infants and children). That range being targeted is generally "school age"....
 At the F.D.A.'s urging, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are expanding their studies of children 5 to 11


Trump pressures McConnell, GOP to ditch bipartisan talks until they have majority

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:48:38
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 Trump pressures McConnell, GOP to ditch bipartisan talks until they have majority


EXCLUSIVE U.S. will not lift travel restrictions, citing Delta variant -official

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:18:48
EXCLUSIVE U.S. will not lift travel restrictions, citing Delta variant -official http://reut.rs/2V9LXy8

https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1419682682418696199...
 EXCLUSIVE U.S. will not lift travel restrictions, citing Delta variant -official






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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!