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A Kennedy who worked on Jared Kushner's COVID-19 task force said he was asked to distort a coronavirus prediction to make the outbreak seem less bad

A Kennedy who worked on Jared Kushner's COVID-19 task force said he was asked to distort a coronavirus prediction to make the outbreak seem less bad

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Despite his political differences with its boss, a member of the Kennedy dynasty joined Jared Kushner's coronavirus task force as the pandemic began to...
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Governments Enter the Lockdown Twilight Zone

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

When the coronavirus first raced around the world, many countries opted for hard lockdowns, ordering people to stay indoors, shutting schools and businesses.We're now in a...
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US Congress members accused of trying to BLACKMAIL UK into returning Elgin Marbles to Greece

US Congress members accused of trying to BLACKMAIL UK into returning Elgin Marbles to Greece

1 hour ago   |   RT

A cross-party group of US Congress members have waded into the Parthenon/Elgin Marbles row to urge the UK government to return the disputed relics to Greece or risk undermining...
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Fed's Covid-19 response could score once-embattled Powell another term

Fed's Covid-19 response could score once-embattled Powell another term

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell was once on the verge of being fired by President Donald Trump for not doing enough to turbocharge the U.S. economy. Now, he stands a decent...
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Lam says Australian judge gave no reason for quitting

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that an Australian judge on Hong Kong's top court gave no reason for his resignation, a move that has raised questions...
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WATCH: New DCCC Ad: Corrupt Career Politician David Valadao Fails The Central Valley But For Trump.Valadao Is An “Incredible Guy”

WATCH: New DCCC Ad: Corrupt Career Politician David Valadao Fails The Central Valley But For Trump.Valadao Is An “Incredible Guy”

10 hours ago   |   DCCC

Valadao Failed to Pay His Bills, Failed to Protect His Workers, Left Californians Holding the Bag for His Failures Valadao Voted with Trump 99% of the Time, Failed the Central...
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Stocks Tumble On Big Banks' Role In Money Laundering Report, Fears Of Relief Delay

Stocks Tumble On Big Banks' Role In Money Laundering Report, Fears Of Relief Delay

12 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The Dow falls more than 500 points as a report says large global banks were involved in transactions flagged as possible money laundering and hopes dim for Congress to pass...
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Conservatives Are Already Whitewashing the Trump Years

12 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Jesse Helms did not keep secrets. This is about the kindest thing that could be said about the still steaming legacy left by the longtime Senator from North Carolina, but it is...
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House Democrats file bill to fund U.S. government but leave out new farm money

13 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Congress this week considers legislation to fund the federal government through mid-December, but a dispute over farm aid raised questions about whether...
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Troy detour to impact Route 2 commuters Tuesday

13 hours ago   |   Times Union

TROY - Westbound commuters taking Route 2 through Troy Tuesday morning will find they'll have to detour as the intersection of Congress and Fourth streets is closed for...
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Police cancel vacations; prepare for Breonna Taylor decision

Police cancel vacations; prepare for Breonna Taylor decision

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville, Kentucky, police said Monday that they had canceled vacations and were setting up barricades in preparation for the state attorney general's... Read more ...

Michael Jordan starts NASCAR team starring Bubba Wallace

Michael Jordan starts NASCAR team starring Bubba Wallace

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin are starting their own race car team and Bubba Wallace is their driver. Hamlin, a three-time Daytona 500 winner and top... Read more ...

Cuban-American judge from Florida on Trump high court list

Cuban-American judge from Florida on Trump high court list

A Cuban-American judge from Florida is on President Donald Trump's short list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more ...

Airline denies mom and son, 2, after he refused to wear mask

Airline denies mom and son, 2, after he refused to wear mask

A New Hampshire woman was not allowed to stay on an American Airlines flight with her 2-year-old son because he would not wear a mask, stoking a discussion about how to balance... Read more ...

Romney faces another crossroads on Trump's Supreme Court push

Romney faces another crossroads on Trump's Supreme Court push

Don't assume Mitt Romney will stick it to Donald Trump and try to block the president's new Supreme Court nominee. After the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Utah... Read more ...

Trump's Supreme Court front-runner hailed by right, feared by left

Trump's Supreme Court front-runner hailed by right, feared by left

CHICAGO - A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a... Read more ...

Lightning beat Stars 3-2 in Game 2, get even in Stanley Cup Final

Lightning beat Stars 3-2 in Game 2, get even in Stanley Cup Final

Tampa Bay opens quick 3-0 lead, then holds on to win. Read more ...

‘Government has lost control': Labour leader Starmer slams PM Johnson over...

‘Government has lost control': Labour leader Starmer slams PM Johnson over handling of coronavirus crisis

British opposition leader Keir Starmer has accused the government of having lost control of the coronavirus crisis, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson readies new restrictions to... Read more ...

Intel given greenlight to supply some products to Huawei

Intel given greenlight to supply some products to Huawei

Intel has received licences from U.S. authorities to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. Read more ...

UK government to urge people to work from home again as Covid-19 infections...

UK government to urge people to work from home again as Covid-19 infections rise but ‘won't cancel Christmas' - Gove

UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said that the government will return to its ‘stay home' message as Covid-19 infections continue to rise. Bars and pubs will have to... Read more ...