Month: January 2021

Schumer pushes back on GOP offer to slash COVID relief – New York Daily News

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Canada’s Trudeau Pushes Policy to the Left Amid Covid Pandemic – The Wall Street Journal

OTTAWA—Amid the pandemic, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is betting his political future on a shift further to the left. Before the global public-health crisis, Mr. Trudeau positioned himself as a progressive, with an emphasis on promoting gender equality, combating racism, and fighting climate change. He ran some deficits to support infrastructure projects. Now he …

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What the Media Won’t Tell Us about Abortion – Yahoo News

Editor’s Note: The following essay was first published as the introduction to “Unsafe,” a report from Americans United for Life. It has been reproduced below with slight modifications. In the fall of 2019, the family of deceased abortionist Ulrich George Klopfer made a ghastly discovery. Cleaning out his Illinois home after his death, they found …

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How $100,000 custom pool tables are made for celebrities like Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift – Yahoo News

The Conversation Does ignoring robocalls make them stop? Here’s what we learned from getting 1.5 million calls on 66,000 phone lines New research aims to give phone companies tools to help curb robocalls. Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea More than …

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Black and Latino New Yorkers Trail White Residents in Vaccine Rollout – The New York Times

The rollout of vaccines in New York City — once the epicenter of the pandemic — has been plagued by stark racial disparities, with Black and Latino residents receiving far fewer doses than white residents, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday. The city’s demographic data was incomplete, but the information available revealed for the …

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NYC COVID-19 vaccinations postponed, in-person school canceled Monday due to snow – New York Post

Coronavirus vaccination appointments scheduled for Monday have been postponed due to the impending snowstorm, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday — along with the suspension of in-person school classes and alternate side parking. At least 14 to 16 inches of snow is set to blanket New York starting Sunday evening and continuing into Tuesday, the …

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Captain Tom, The 100-Year-Old Veteran Who Raised Millions For Healthcare Workers, Has COVID-19 – BuzzFeed News

Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old British veteran whose campaign to raise money for healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic captured hearts worldwide, has tested positive for COVID-19. Moore was being treated for pneumonia at home prior to testing positive for COVID last week, and he was hospitalized after he began having difficulty breathing, his daughter …

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N.Y.C. Postpones Vaccine Appointments As Winter Storm Approaches – The New York Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York announced on Sunday that vaccine appointments scheduled to take place in the city on Monday would be postponed because of a looming winter storm that is expected to dump up to 16 inches of snow on the region. At a news conference on Sunday, Mr. de Blasio said …

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Tens of thousands join protests in support of Russian opposition leader Navalny – CBS News

Chanting slogans against President Vladimir Putin, tens of thousands took to the streets Sunday across Russia to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny, keeping up nationwide protests that have rattled the Kremlin. More than 4,700 people were detained by police, according to a monitoring group, and some were beaten. Russian authorities mounted …

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Pa. could become national outlier in how it elects appellate judges, worrying some experts – TribLIVE

TribLIVE’s Daily and Weekly email newsletters deliver the news you want and information you need, right to your inbox. This article is part of a yearlong reporting project focused on redistricting and gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. It’s made possible by the support of Spotlight PA members including the Tribune-Review/TribLIVE, and Votebeat, a project focused on election …

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