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Justice Department closes investigation into Senator Richard Burr over stock sales

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Justice Department announced late Tuesday that it had closed the investigation in Senator Richard Burr without filing charges. Burr was under investigation for selling stocks at the same time he was receiving briefings as Senate Intelligence Committee chair......

Newly identified COVID-19 strain in Los Angeles could be driving region’s virus surge, study suggests

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A newly identified strain of the coronavirus prevalent in Southern California could be contributing to the drastic spike in cases in the region, according to new research released Monday. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, found that more......

‘Unintended consequences’ from massive stimulus is starting to worry long-time bull Jim Paulsen

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Leuthold Group’s Jim Paulsen sees trouble lurking as investors embrace growing odds of another stimulus package. Even though the long-time bull acknowledges massive aid has been necessary to steer the U.S. through the coronavirus crisis, he’s worried too much spending......

Trump doesn’t mention Biden in farewell address that glosses over Capitol riot and Covid deaths

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump in a prerecorded farewell address touted his record on the economy and foreign policy, while glossing over the Capitol riot that consumed the final weeks of his presidency. He also failed to mention his successor, Joe Biden,......

Cuyahoga County Extends Stay-at-Home Advisory Through End of January

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Cuyahoga County Extends Stay-at-Home Advisory Through End of January Posted By Vince Grzegorek vgrzegorek@clevescene.com> on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 3:25 PM Cuyahoga County last Friday extended its stay-at-home advisory through the end of the month. The extension came on the day the advisory was set......

Take these steps to shake off anxiety and take control of your financial life

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chad Springer | Image Source | Getty Images 1. Recognize you are anxious or stressed Pay attention to your body and your emotions. Are you breathing faster? Are you more rushed? Once you recognize you are anxious or stressed, it......

Anti-Masker “Karens” Attempt To Enter Trader Joe’s, Get Rejected By This Awesome Manager

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An 8-minute video has just gone viral, showing anti-mask protesters attempting to make their way into a Trader Joe’s and the store manager’s firm yet superhumanly polite rejection. The video, posted on Instagram by a user who identifies as @davenewworld_, has been viewed over 570K times in just a few......

California becomes first state to reach 3 million coronavirus cases

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams California on Monday became the first state to reach 3 million cumulative coronavirus infections as the pandemic continues to set records in the state and across the U.S. The state has recorded 3,015,644 coronavirus infections as of......

CBS Evening News, January 18, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Unprecedented security effort in Washington, D.C., ahead of Biden inauguration;”Museum of the Courageous” nominates group of 5th graders using their voice to combat hate.  Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

West Virginia teachers union seeks to halt school reopening plan

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A West Virginia teachers’ union is planning to take legal action to halt Gov. Jim Justice’s plan to reopen all elementary and middle schools for in-person schooling five days a week. According to the West Virginia American Federation of......

California recommends pause in administering one batch of Moderna vaccine due to possible allergic reaction

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams California’s state epidemiologist recommended that healthcare providers in the state pause administering one batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions. State Epidemiologist Erica Pan said in a statement on Sunday that “a higher-than-usual number of possible......

Corporate profits are going to get ‘better and better,’ Credit Suisse’s Jonathan Golub predicts as earnings season begins

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Credit Suisse’s Jonathan Golub is painting a more bullish picture for corporate America with earnings season officially underway.  “It’s going to get better and better as we progress throughout 2021 for their profits,” the firm’s chief U.S. equity strategist told......

Fired Florida COVID-19 data scientist Rebekah Jones arrested and charged with illegal access to state computer

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Rebekah Jones, Florida’s former COVID-19 data scientist, turned herself in to police after a warrant was issued for her arrest for illegal use of the state’s computer system, CBS Miami reports. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced the......

“No special treatment” for 72 Australian Open players in quarantine, local leader says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A local official is criticizing tennis players for complaining about conditions after dozens were being forced to hard quarantine after arriving in Melbourne for the Australian Open.  While no player has tested positive for the virus, Daniel Andrews, who......

New York Gov. Cuomo asks to buy Covid vaccine directly from Pfizer amid dose shortages

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Monday......

Free college could become a reality under a Biden administration

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Once president-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on Jan. 20, free college could finally become a reality. “With the makeup of this Congress, I am very optimistic that this will be on the agenda,” said Morley Winograd, president and CEO of the Campaign for Free College......

2021 Australian Open: News, quarantine updates from Down Under

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7:33 PM ET ESPN staff The Australian summer of tennis is underway. Kind of. Players from around the world have begun to arrive Down Under in preparation for the year’s first Grand Slam, which is due to commence on Feb. 8 [AEDT]. But things aren’t exactly running smoothly, with nine......

Face The Nation: Walensky, Gottlieb, Salvanto

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the vaccine rollout in America, worldwide coronavirus death toll and the new virus variant. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Gottlieb expects new virus variant to dominate infections in U.S. in 5 weeks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb predicted Sunday that the new variant of the coronavirus discovered in the United Kingdom will be the dominant strain in the U.S. in a matter of weeks. In......

Governors slam slow vaccine distribution as coronavirus infections surge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Governors across the country are frustrated over Operation Warp Speed’s sluggish vaccine distribution while coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide. Danya Bacchus reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

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