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Pete Buttigieg

Fake news | 8/5/2020

… coronavirus a hoax. That President Trump’s national security and public health travel bans are “racist”. In ten debate appearances, Elizabeth Warren was never asked once about her false claims of Native American heritage. [7] Pete Buttigieg won the 2020 Iowa Caucus . [8] Bernie Sanders said “a woman can never be president.” CNN manufactured that hit on Sanders then used it as a debate question a few days later. There is …

Kay Ivey

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public | 7/31/2020

… the most effective way to reduce person-to-person spread of coronavirus. Here are the states that require the use of masks or face coverings in public settings. Alabama As of July 15: Gov. Kay Ivey issued an amended Safer at Home order which requires residents to wear a mask or face covering when in public and in close contact with other people. The order was extended through August 31 …

Zbigniew Bzdak

Pritzker: Public cynical about ComEd scheme, but voters should separate that from income tax vote this fall | Chicago Tribune | 7/30/2020

Chicago Tribune Jul 29, 2020 at 4:11 PM Gov. J.B. Pritzker, left, and House Speaker Michael Madigan appear at the Illinois State Capitol in 2019. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune / Chicago Tribune) Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday acknowledged that an alleged ComEd bribery scheme implicating House Speaker Michael Madigan has added to an abounding cynicism among Illinois voters. Still, the Democratic governor sought to separate such voter cynicism from how the …

Jose Luis Magana

BIG TECH BILLIONAIRES AND THEIR BRIBES SUCKERS IN CONGRESS | 7/30/2020

Our entire crony capitalist system, Democrat and Republican alike, has become a kleptocracy approaching par with third-world hell-holes. This is the way a great country is raided by its elite.” Karen McQuillan Mark Zuckerberg’s Silicon Valley investors are uniting with the Koch network’s consumer and industrial investors to demand a huge DACA amnesty Big Tech Floods House Judiciary with Cash as Committee Intensifies Antitrust Review AP/Jose Luis …

Steve Bullock

Montana announces 3 more COVID-19 deaths, total now 55 - StamfordAdvocate | 7/30/2020

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials announced three more deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday as Gov. Steve Bullock said the state or county health departments might have to increase restrictions in nine counties that he called virus hot spots. Two Yellowstone County men in their 70s died in their homes, one on Tuesday and one Friday, and a Richland County woman in her 80s died Tuesday, the county health …

Mark Meadows

As virus aid talks stalemate, Trump scorns help for cities - StamfordAdvocate | 7/30/2020

President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows talk before Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. Trump is en route to Texas. less President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows talk before Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday …

Bill Lee

House COVID oversight panel demands documents from 4 states | 7/30/2020

Contact Editor NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The head of a congressional coronavirus oversight panel on Wednesday demanded Tennessee’s Gov. Bill Lee and three other Republican governors provide documents showing how their states are combating the pandemic. “I am writing to request information about the private guidance the Administration has provided to Tennessee and whether you plan to implement those recommendations and take other critical actions to slow the spread of the …

Melinda Gates

Gov. Cuomo and the Gates Foundation: For Now, Reopening Education has Trumped Reimagining It | 7/30/2020

By Brendan Lowe July 29, 2020 Getty Images Gov. Cuomo and the Gates Foundation: For now, reopening education has trumped reimagining it F or Ken Slentz, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement in early May that New York was partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to “reimagine education” was déjà vu all over again. From 2011 to 2014, Slentz served as New York’s deputy commissioner for PK-12 Education, making him …

Meghan Markle

Wednesday Wanderings - Part 2 | 7/30/2020

… show another increase in new coronavirus cases in Belgium . From The Brussels Times , Belgium does not rule out curfews for cities other than Antwerp, which already has one . From the Express , U.S.-born Duchess Meghan Markle is forced to pay £67,888 in legal costs in her suit against the Mail . From the Evening Standard , the origin of the huge “sarsen” stones at Stonehenge is revealed . From the (U.K.) Independent , a …

Muriel Bowser

D.C. Public Schools Will Announce on Friday Whether It’ll Offer In-Person Learning. A Look at What’s Happening On The Ground as Decision Looms | 7/30/2020

… families for the start of the 2020-21 year as the region continues to weather an increase in coronavirus infections . The 52,000-student district had already delayed the announcement once on July 16 , with Mayor Muriel Bowser citing a “volatile” trend in local COVID-19 cases. In the days since , a swath of local districts have pivoted to an all-virtual start, including Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia and Montgomery …

John Lewis

30/07/2020…Thursday | 7/30/2020

… of luck for your future. ( Health-Care student ) John Lewis : A final day of tribute in Washington as some lawmakers push to honor legacy Deborah Barfield Berry and Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY 29/07/2020..WASHINGTON – John Lewis will lie in state in the Capitol for a second day Tuesday, giving the public time to pay respects to the civil rights icon and longtime lawmaker before he’s laid to rest in Georgia …

Geoffrey Porges

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | 7/29/2020

… Vice President, Investor Relations And, operator, if we can take our last question please and then we’ll have a closing comment from Albert. Thank you. Operator Your final question comes from the line of Geoffrey Porges from SVB Leerink. Geoffrey Porges — SVB Leerink — Analyst Thank you very much for taking the question. Just a follow-up on the COVID pivotal trial over the next few months. Could you clarify what …

Muriel E. Bowser

Live updates: Trump questions why Fauci has better ratings as U.S. approaches 150,000 coronavirus deaths – The Washington Post | 7/29/2020

… universities reopen With about a month left before the fall semester, universities in the District are reviewing an order from the mayor’s office that could change the way schools reopen their campuses. D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced travelers coming from 27 coronavirus hotspots, including Florida, Ohio, Georgia and California, will need to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arriving in the District. The order applies to students, who will …

Jacky Rosen

Senators Discuss Section 230 Shortcomings and Potential Reforms | 7/29/2020

… offered both broad and narrow critiques of Section 230. On the left, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the PACT Act didn’t go far enough. And still others, including Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Sen. Jacky Rosen , D-N.V., weighed into concerns about the intersection of artificial intelligence and the law. Screenshot of Sen. Amy Klobuchar participating in the hearing remotely A voice of caution against changes to Section 230 Witnesses …

Jeff Roberson

WATCH: 16-Year-Old Soccer Player Gets Struck by Lighting Like Something Out of ‘The Ten Commandments’ | 7/29/2020

WATCH: 16-Year-Old Soccer Player Gets Struck by Lighting Like Something Out of ‘The Ten Commandments’ Posted at 2:45 pm on July 29, 2020 by Alex Parker Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Lightning flashes in the distance as a thunderstorm passes over Busch Stadium during a rain delay in a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, July 14, 2018, in St. Louis …

Carlo Allegri

With Beinart Podcast, New York Times Pushes Zionism-Is-Racism Lie | 7/29/2020

A taxi passes by in front of The New York Times head office, Feb. 7, 2013. Photo: Reuters / Carlo Allegri / File. The New York Times is doubling down on Peter Beinart’s plan to replace the Jewish state of Israel with a binational “Israel-Palestine.” A Times op-ed by Beinart earlier this month called for eliminating the existing country of Israel and substituting instead something that Beinart calls “Israel-Palestine …

Sergey Brin

THE GOOGLE TAPE: Google Global Affairs VP Kent Walker – | 7/29/2020

… a video leaked exclusively to Breitbart News by an anonymous source. The video is a full recording of Google’s first all-hands meeting following the 2016 election, featuring Walker, CEO Sundar Pichai, co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, and several other Google executives. It can be watched in full below. “If you’re in Pennsylvania or Birmingham, you may not care that somebody in Dehli is getting a new job …

Daniel Ives

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) - Apple Q3 Earnings Preview: A Focus On Balance Sheet And Cash In Cupertino | Benzinga | 7/29/2020

… a grain of salt, given the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain and macro pressures around iPhone sales, a focus shift to Services strength and a rebound trajectory in the key China region, Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives said in a note. Key Apple Numbers: Analyst, on average, estimate the Cupertino, California-based tech giant will report earnings per share of $2.04 compared to $2.18 one year ago. The consensus estimate calls …

Steve Helber

Governor limits gatherings, alcohol sales in Hampton Roads - GreenwichTime | 7/29/2020

Beachgoers crowd the shoreline along the oceanfront Monday June 29, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. Beachgoers crowd the shoreline along the oceanfront Monday June 29, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. Photo: Steve Helber , AP Photo: Steve Helber , AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Beachgoers crowd the shoreline along the oceanfront Monday June 29, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. Beachgoers crowd the shoreline along the oceanfront …

Kathy Willens

Every MLB Franchise’s Best Option for a 10-Year Contract Right Now | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights | 7/29/2020

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press The sports world was rocked on July 6 when Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signed a record-breaking 10-year, $503 million contract. While a deal that long is rare in MLB , it’s not unheard of. The 12-year, $365 million extension Mookie Betts recently signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers marked the 14th contract of 10 years or longer. That led us to …

Frederica Wilson

Congress passes bill to examine how systemic racism affects Black men and boys | 7/29/2020

Congress passes bill to examine how systemic racism affects Black men and boys “Their very existence is often seen as a threat,” Rep. Frederica Wilson said. Jul 29, 2020, 10:57am Share this on Facebook Chicago Crusader Congress has passed a bill that will establish a commission to analyze how systemic racism affects Black men and boys. Passed on Monday (July 27) in a 368-1 vote, the bipartisan bill was backed …

Steven Senne

States resist mask rules as Midwest virus uptick stirs alarm | 7/29/2020

States resist mask rules as Midwest virus uptick stirs alarm By Print Kian Habib, of Boston, front left, relaxes in a fountain with his son, center, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Boston. Temperatures climbed above 90 degrees in many locations in the state Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) JACKSON, Miss. The baseball season descended deeper into crisis Tuesday, states like Mississippi and South Carolina cast about for more hospital beds …

Julio Cortez

Ravens, Orioles’ Beloved Fan Mo Gaba Dies at Age 14 from Cancer | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights | 7/29/2020

Comment Bubble Icon Julio Cortez /Associated Press Mo Gaba, a Baltimore Orioles and Ravens superfan, died from cancer Tuesday at the age of 14. ESPN’s Jamison Hensley noted Gaba was inducted into the Orioles Hall of Fame hours before his death. Baltimore Orioles 😷 @Orioles Our most dedicated fan is forever with us in our Hall of Fame. https://t.co/usFYQk7s0p “The world has lost a beautiful spirit and a …

Stephane Bancel

Vaccine Execs Rake In $1 Billion In Stock Sales As Positive Headlines Boost Shares | 7/29/2020

… have awarded stock options to executives shortly before market-moving announcements about their vaccine progress. -NYT In May, we noted that insiders at Moderna cashed out on some $30 million in options – while CEO Stephane Bancel has become a billionaire. The company’s market value is now nearly $30 billion thanks to a stream of positive press releases, while insiders have sold around $248 million altogether since January – most of it …

Steny Hoyer

It’s Time To Call Out Democrats, Media, Google, Facebook, ANTIFA and BLM for Their Fake Narrative, Censorship and Crimes | 7/29/2020

… Joseph H. Biden. The Democrats in Washington, led by the likes of politicians that are far beyond their use-by dates like Nancy Pelosi (80 years old), Jerrold Nadler (73), and House Majority Leader, Steny Hoyer (81). Incidentally, Joe Biden is 77, Trump is 74, but, by all appearances, in better mental condition than his opponent. Trump recently engaged Fox News’ Chris Wallace in an hour-long interview conducted outside …