Gavin Newsom Holds Wide Margin Against Recall Effort

Gov. Gavin Newsom held a two-to-one advantage in early returns in California’s recall election, as he looked ready to easily prevail against a conservative challenge. The “no” campaign was winning close to 70% of the vote with about half the expected votes tallied, according to counts from CNN and the Los Angeles Times. CNN declared… Continue reading Gavin Newsom Holds Wide Margin Against Recall Effort

Jo Churchill joins Sajid Javid, PM Johnson, Rishi Sunak in isolation

Is there ANYONE left at the Department of Health? Speaker Lindsay Hoyle rages at government making announcements ‘from their gardens’ as another minister reveals she has been ‘pinged’ after Sajid Javid tested positive  Junior health minister Jo Churchill announced Thursday she was pinged by the NHS coronavirus app and will be required to quarantine  Health… Continue reading Jo Churchill joins Sajid Javid, PM Johnson, Rishi Sunak in isolation

Who is Jo Cox’s sister Kim Leadbeater? – The Sun

LABOUR MP Jo Cox was killed by a "Nazi" extremist as she visited her constituency of Batley and Spen in West Yorkshire. Jo's sister, Kim Leadbeater, has become the constituency's MP following a by-election in the Yorkshire seat. Who is Kim Leadbeater? Kim Leadbeater, 44, is the sister of Jo Cox, a Labour MP who… Continue reading Who is Jo Cox’s sister Kim Leadbeater? – The Sun

Eccentric Crypto Evangelist John McAfee Reportedly Commits Suicide in Spanish Prison

British-American computer programmer, founder of one of the earliest software anit-virus companies McAfee Associates, and cryptocurrency evangelist was reportedly committed suicide in a prison in Spain. McAfee Found Dead Hours Before Extradition Approval According to CNBC on Wednesday (June 23, 2021), McAfee was found dead in a Barcelona prison in Spain, where he was held… Continue reading Eccentric Crypto Evangelist John McAfee Reportedly Commits Suicide in Spanish Prison

Banking executive funds lobbying effort to help minor league baseball get Covid relief money

Greg Rosenbaum, a banking executive who also owns a minor league baseball team, is funding a lobbying effort to secure federal Covid relief money while the next season gets underway. The banking executive has ties both to the Democratic Party and Wall Street. A banking executive and minor league baseball team owner launched an effort… Continue reading Banking executive funds lobbying effort to help minor league baseball get Covid relief money

Manchin Says He Opposes D.C. Statehood Bill In Another Consequential Break With Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-shot bid to pass legislation that would make the District of Columbia the nation’s 51st state got a little longer on Friday. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said that he opposes unilateral action by Congress to make the nation’s capital a state and that he believes it needs to… Continue reading Manchin Says He Opposes D.C. Statehood Bill In Another Consequential Break With Dems

'Matt Gaetz needs to resign,' says Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois called for fellow Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida to resign on Thursday amid a federal probe into allegations that Gaetz was involved in sex trafficking. Gaetz, who has not been charged with any crime, has repeatedly denied wrongdoing. He is also scheduled Friday to headline a dinner for Women… Continue reading 'Matt Gaetz needs to resign,' says Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Joe Manchin Says He Will Not Vote To Eliminate Filibuster

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Wednesday there was “no circumstance” in which he would vote to eliminate the filibuster, likely ending hopes for some of President Joe Biden’s more ambitious legislative initiatives. “The filibuster is a critical tool to protecting that input and our democratic form of government,” Manchin wrote in an op-ed for The… Continue reading Joe Manchin Says He Will Not Vote To Eliminate Filibuster

Covid-19 coronavirus: One-dose Johnson & Johnson shot offers good protection, new hope against virus

Johnson & Johnson’s long-awaited vaccine appears to protect against Covid-19 with just one shot – not as strong as some two-shot rivals but still potentially helpful for a world in dire need of more doses. J&J said Friday that in the US and seven other countries, the single-shot vaccine was 66 per cent effective overall… Continue reading Covid-19 coronavirus: One-dose Johnson & Johnson shot offers good protection, new hope against virus

Joe Biden Says It’s A “Good Thing” Donald Trump Won’t Attend Inauguration, Says Impeachment Should Be Left To Congress

Joe Biden said that it was a “good thing” that Donald Trump will not attend the inauguration, while he said that the the question of whether to impeach the president should be left to Congress. Trump announced earlier on Friday that he would not attend the Jan. 20 swearing-in ceremony, breaking with a 150-year tradition.… Continue reading Joe Biden Says It’s A “Good Thing” Donald Trump Won’t Attend Inauguration, Says Impeachment Should Be Left To Congress

Colin Powell Says He 'Can No Longer' Call Himself a Republican After Riot Incited by Trump

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a lifelong conservative who served under President George W. Bush, says he can no longer call himself a Republican following last week's deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol incited by President Donald Trump and predicated on false claims about the election parroted by Congressional Republicans. Saying that this is… Continue reading Colin Powell Says He 'Can No Longer' Call Himself a Republican After Riot Incited by Trump

Phoenix Didn’t Just Feed the Hungry. It Saved Farms and Restaurants.

In this article By April of this year, small farms in greater Phoenix were devastated. Restaurants and markets had scaled back to curb the spread of Covid-19, leaving the many growers in and around Phoenix’s 517-square-mile sprawl with few buyers for ripe spring crops. “My business from March to April went down 90%,” said Paris… Continue reading Phoenix Didn’t Just Feed the Hungry. It Saved Farms and Restaurants.

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel for the killing of nuclear scientist

"The assassination of martyr (Mohsen) Fakhrizadeh shows our enemies' despair and the depth of their hatred," President Hassan Rouhani said in a statement, according to state TV. The death of Fakhrizadeh could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump's U.S. presidency. It may also complicate any effort by… Continue reading Iran's president Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel for the killing of nuclear scientist

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel for the killing of nuclear scientist

"The assassination of martyr (Mohsen) Fakhrizadeh shows our enemies' despair and the depth of their hatred," President Hassan Rouhani said in a statement, according to state TV. The death of Fakhrizadeh could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump's U.S. presidency. It may also complicate any effort by… Continue reading Iran's president Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel for the killing of nuclear scientist

Johnson Enters Brexit Endgame That Could Define His Premiership

Boris Johnson faces a pivotal week: deliver a trade deal with the European Union or risk a major rupture, and avoid a rift with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden over the U.K.’s controversial Brexit legislation. After eight months of negotiations between the sides, Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen used a phone call… Continue reading Johnson Enters Brexit Endgame That Could Define His Premiership

Ripple, PayPal, and Twitter join coalition calling for fair elections

Blockchain-based payments firm Ripple has joined a non-partisan group of companies working to ensure access to fair voting in the United States. According to a Nov. 2 tweet from Ripple, CEO Brad Garlinghouse has joined Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and PayPal CEO Dan Schulman at the Civic Alliance, an organization that states it supports “safe,… Continue reading Ripple, PayPal, and Twitter join coalition calling for fair elections

Under-25s are giving up on their dream job due to the pandemic, British study finds

More than a third of young people in the U.K. believe they need to give up on hopes of getting their dream job in order to get "any job" as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, research has found.  Two in five young people expected to "never have a job I really love," which rose… Continue reading Under-25s are giving up on their dream job due to the pandemic, British study finds

Biden Says Trump Broke Promise to Bring Jobs Back to U.S.

Joe Biden accused Donald Trump on Wednesday of breaking his promise to bring jobs back to the U.S. as the Democratic presidential nominee laid out his plan to improve U.S. manufacturing with new taxes on companies that move operations offshore. “He’s hoping we just have poor memories,” Biden said outside a United Auto Workers union… Continue reading Biden Says Trump Broke Promise to Bring Jobs Back to U.S.

Senior Software Engineer at Jobot (Marion, Ohio, US) – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

100 Work from Home Senior Java Developer!! This Jobot Job is hosted by Collin Waldmann Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now” button…100 Work from Home Senior Java Developer!! This Jobot Job is hosted by Collin Waldmann Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now” button…Read… Continue reading Senior Software Engineer at Jobot (Marion, Ohio, US) – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Rep. Karen Bass Defends Past Remarks Praising Scientology

Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), one of the top candidates under consideration to become Joe Biden’s running mate, has spoken up in defense of remarks she made a decade ago praising the Church of Scientology. Conservative news outlet The Daily Caller surfaced a video of Bass’ comments on Friday. In the clip, Bass — who was then… Continue reading Rep. Karen Bass Defends Past Remarks Praising Scientology

Biden Slams Trump for Economic ‘Crowing’ With 13.3% Joblessness

Joe Biden scolded President Donald Trump on Friday for declaring “mission accomplished” after a better-than-expected May jobs report while millions of Americans are still suffering from the recession brought on by the coronavirus lockdowns. Biden, speaking at Delaware State University, a historically black college in Dover, chided the president for a morning Rose Garden speech… Continue reading Biden Slams Trump for Economic ‘Crowing’ With 13.3% Joblessness

UK weather forecast – Storm Jorge to batter Britain with 70mph wind and 3ins rain tomorrow, Met Office warns – The Sun

STORM Jorge will batter Britain with 70mph winds and more torrential rain as parts of the country remain underwater in horror floods. A "danger to life" flood warning has been issued by the Environment Agency as Ironbridge in Shropshire was evacuated amid fears flood barriers could buckle. Dramatic aerial pictures reveal the shocking extent of flooding in the… Continue reading UK weather forecast – Storm Jorge to batter Britain with 70mph wind and 3ins rain tomorrow, Met Office warns – The Sun

Bernie Sanders in the lead, Joe Biden crashes out in New Hampshire primary

Concord, New Hampshire: Self-declared democratic socialist Bernie Sanders is on track to win the influential New Hampshire Democratic Party primary, edging out centrist rivals Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar in a close three-way contest. Supporters watch as Joe Biden and wife Jill appear in a video cross during a near empty New Hampshire rally on… Continue reading Bernie Sanders in the lead, Joe Biden crashes out in New Hampshire primary

Jo Swinson launches Lib Dem manifesto with pledge to stop Brexit

Liberal Democrats unveil manifesto pledges to immediately stop Brexit by revoking Article 50, legalise cannabis and spend a £50bn ‘Remain Bonus’ on public services as Jo Swinson tries to stop party’s sliding poll ratings Liberal Democrats are today publishing their 2019 general election manifesto  Stopping Brexit is the party’s main pledge along with £50 billion… Continue reading Jo Swinson launches Lib Dem manifesto with pledge to stop Brexit