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Facing Eviction, Owner of Moriarty’s Pub Downtown Seeks Financial Assistance to Relocate Storied Bar

click to enlarge We’ve already lost so much this year that the thought of losing anything else seems too heavy a burden to bear. But if you thought this year was done slinging misery, just wait until hear what Morgan Cavanaugh has to share. Cavanaugh is the owner of Moriarty’s......

Coronavirus: The agonising Thanksgiving dilemma facing millions of Americans

By Sam CabralBBC News, Washington image copyrightGetty Images With over a million new Covid-19 cases nationwide in the past week, according to Johns Hopkins University, public health officials are cautioning people not to gather in large groups this holiday season. Next week’s Thanksgiving weekend poses a particular concern. Americans traditionally......

Facing increasing criticism, California legislators defend Hawaii trip during COVID-19 surge

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Patrick McGreevy California lawmakers who flew to a conference in Maui amid the pandemic broke their silence over the controversy Wednesday, defending the trip by calling it safe despite officials in their home state advising people not to travel......

Facing Widespread Protests, Peru’s Interim President Steps Down

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Facing widespread opposition, Peru’s interim president stepped down on Sunday, his sixth day on the job, plunging a country already facing an economic tailspin and a devastating pandemic into a constitutional crisis. Manuel Merino, the president, took power......

Prizefighter Christy Martin on facing her biggest battle outside of the ring

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Produced by Judy Rybak Opponents feared boxer Christy Martin in the ring. However, it was at home where she fought her biggest battle – the one for her life Christy Martin was a worldwide sensation in the boxing ring......

Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim Facing Lawsuit in Fatal Crash

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim is being sued over a fatal accident he was involved in nearly two years ago. According to Syracuse.com, the family of Jorge Jimenez, who was struck and killed by......

Facing Military Debacle, Armenia Accepts a Deal in Nagorno-Karabakh War

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here TVER, Russia — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia signed on Monday a Russian-brokered settlement to end the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, surrendering disputed territory and bowing to other demands as he faced a battlefield defeat. The agreement signed......

Bank of England, facing COVID and Brexit, ramps up stimulus again

LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England increased its already huge bond-buying stimulus by a bigger-than-expected 150 billion pounds ($195 billion) as it prepared for economic damage from new coronavirus lockdowns and the looming risk of Brexit. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a mask walks past the Bank of England......

6 questions facing Tigers after Hinch hiring

Jason Beck MLB – For more and to sign up click here DETROIT — The Tigers introduced A.J. Hinch on Friday as their 39th manager in franchise history, following the retired Ron Gardenhire. Here are a half-dozen questions coming out of Hinch’s introductory Zoom conference along with general manager Al......

Joe Biden calls climate change the ‘number one issue facing humanity’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the final presidential debate against U.S. President Donald Trump at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Joe Biden declared climate change the “number one issue......

Google Facing Antitrust Charges, UK Covid Vaccine Trial, Nigeria Protests : Up First

NPR Google now faces what it’s managed to avoid for years: a government lawsuit challenging its dominance over internet search. In Great Britain a vaccine trial will deliberately expose participants to coronavirus. Massive protests in Lagos over police brutality and economic inequality turned deadly when Nigerian security forces opened fire......

Facing a Deluge of Misinformation, Colorado Takes the Offensive Against It

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Misinformation and security experts said that the initiatives by secretaries of state like Ms. Griswold were needed in the effort to shore up faith in elections, but that they were also indicative of how the issue had not been properly addressed at the federal level. “It’s great that state election......

Harvey Weinstein facing three new rape charges in California

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with the rape of two more women. The former movie mogul now faces 11 sexual assault counts involving five women in California as he serves prison time in New York, Los Angeles County prosecutors......

15-year-old girl who spent her life in the U.S. facing deportation after hospital arrest

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A 15-year-old girl who has lived in the U.S. with her family since she was an infant is now alone in government custody and facing deportation after she was arrested by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials at a......

Trump could be facing criminal tax probe, Manhattan DA suggests in new court filing

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump Tom Brenner | Reuters President Donald Trump and his business could be facing a criminal tax probe by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, prosecutors suggested Monday in a court filing. Prosecutors from Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s......

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