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Battered By Coronavirus, New York City Nears 20 Percent Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Claims on the Rise Showing Economic Pain, Says Economic Experts

Jan 15, 2021 09:42 AM EST

The pandemic is taking unemployment claims a more enormous and more worrisome toll on the economy than anticipated according to experts.

President-Elect Biden Delivers Remarks On COVID-19 Pandemic And Planned Response

Biden Launches New Twitter Account, Clashes With Twitter's Decision

Jan 15, 2021 08:54 AM EST

Upon President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, he will take command of the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse Twitter accounts in an official bequeathing of power.

President-Elect Biden Delivers Remarks On COVID-19 Pandemic And Planned Response

Biden Reveals $1.9 Trillion 'American Rescue Plan' Including $1,400 Stimulus Checks

Jan 15, 2021 07:10 AM EST

President-elect Biden's plan contains ideas to battle the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on the economy.

47th AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Denzel Washington - Inside

Actors Who Refused to Kiss Their Co-Stars on Camera

Jan 15, 2021 05:45 AM EST

One would think that with the number of love scenes in films, most actors would not mind a little kiss during filming. This is very wrong as the list of stars who have refused to lock lips on camera is long.

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US Nurse Assigned to COVID-19 Frontlines Wins $1M Lottery

Jan 15, 2021 03:21 AM EST

A North Carolina nurse who has been helping patients over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic has just received a well-earned reward.

Sulawesi Indonesia Experiences a 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake With Seven People Dead and Damaged Buildings

Sulawesi Indonesia Experiences a 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake; Seven People Dead, Damaged Buildings

Jan 15, 2021 03:03 AM EST

Another 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, and caused some deaths and damage to local infrastructure. Indonesia has been the focus of natural calamities that have been happening of late.

More than 90,000 Americans would Die Due to COVID-19 in Next Three Weeks, CDC Forecast Shows

More than 90,000 Americans would Die Due to COVID-19 in Next Three Weeks, CDC Forecast Shows

Jan 15, 2021 12:13 AM EST

According to CDC's forecast, more than 90,000 Americans are projected to die from COVID-19 over the next three weeks.

Amazon Suspends Booting out Parler, Says White House Trade Adviser  Ominous for Free Speech

Amazon Suspends Booting out Parler, Says White House Trade Adviser Ominous for Free Speech

Jan 15, 2021 12:08 AM EST

The recent banning of Parler from Amazon servers claims it encouraged violence, according to the White House, it sets a grim precedent by Liberal tech firms. It is ominous for free speech as conservative content is shutdown.

Washington, DC Prepares For Potential Unrest Ahead Of Presidential Inauguration

No Firearms on DC: Airlines Impose Gun Ban on Travelers Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Jan 15, 2021 12:02 AM EST

As a measure of further tightening the security ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, several large United States airlines will impose on DC travelers a gun ban, prohibiting passengers flying to major airports serving the Washington D.C with firearms on Thursday.

Chinese MIT Professor Charged for Concealing Extensive Ties With the Chinese Communist Party

Chinese MIT Professor Charged for Concealing Extensive Ties With Chinese Communist Party

Jan 14, 2021 10:28 PM EST

A Chinese MIT professor was accused of anti-American activity after his link to the Chinese Communist Party was discovered. For years, Beijing has sanctioned the theft of IT from institutions only now under the Trump administration it is dealt with.

Washington Redskins v New Orleans Saints

US Supreme Court overturns Conviction on Former NFL Player's Killer

Jan 14, 2021 09:56 PM EST

After facing a manslaughter conviction, the United States Supreme court has overturned the previous decision of murder to the former NFL player Will Smith's killer.

Democrats Hold Unprecedented Virtual Convention From Milwaukee

Illinois Ousts Longest-Serving State House Speaker in History

Jan 14, 2021 09:37 PM EST

Illinois Democrats of the House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to anoint state Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch (D) as their next leader. This formally concludes decades of dominion by House Speaker Mike Madigan (D), who was sitting longer in his position more than any other state Speaker in the history of the United States.

Death Penalty in the US Everything You Need to Know and Why

Death Penalty in the US: Everything You Need to Know

Jan 14, 2021 12:19 PM EST

The death penalty is the last sentence anyone would want to get for crimes committed and essentially state-sanctioned execution for the worst criminals. In recent months, these federal executions have been battles between conservatives and liberals.

Google is Under Fire for Running Experiments of Removing Australian News Sites

Report: Google is Under Fire for Running Experiments of Removing Australian News Sites

Jan 14, 2021 12:13 PM EST

Google is on fire after it removing some local news content in Australia from its search results as part of an “experiment.”

Queen Elizabeth II Visits Berlin

Queen Elizabeth's Relative, Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Behind Bars for Sexual Assault

Jan 14, 2021 11:17 AM EST

Simon Bowes-Lyon, a relative of Queen Elizabeth the new Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, pleaded guilty to the woman's sexual assault.

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