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November 26, 2020


Biden team meets with former U.S. media agency leaders, including some ousted by Trump appointee

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former leaders of the U.S. Agency for Global Media have been meeting with members of Joe Biden’s transition team to discuss what has taken place at the federal media agency under President Donald Trump — and what’s to come for......

Louisville, Evansville turn to new leaders for 2020-21 season

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AP News Louisville’s top returning scorer and rebounder Malik Williams is sidelined for at least 12 weeks as he recovers from offseason surgery on a broken bone in his foot. A knee sprain is the culprit for transfer guard Charles Minlend’s expected five-week absence. Make no mistake, injury concerns are......

Biden, congressional leaders call for COVID relief, but still seem far apart on a deal

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here With coronavirus cases continuing to spike and the expiration date for key relief programs looming, President-elect Biden and congressional leaders all believe the nation needs more legislation to address the economic fallout of the pandemic before the end of......

G-20 leaders pledge to ‘spare no effort’ to ensure equitable access to coronavirus vaccines worldwide

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies have pledged to address the global recession caused by the coronavirus and outlined plans to accelerate an equitable and sustainable recovery at the conclusion of the historic G-20 summit in Saudi Arabia. “We......

Business and World Leaders Move On as Trump Fights to Reverse Election

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here There are exceptions. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel exulted in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent visit to a Jewish settlement on the West Bank — a powerful American endorsement of an Israeli occupation that runs counter......

Michigan GOP leaders indicate Legislature will not select electoral votes

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here After a White House meeting with President Trump, top GOP lawmakers in Michigan asserted that the winner of the election will only be determined by who received the most votes. Trump met with Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield, Senate......

Mnuchin says he and GOP leaders will discuss plan to pass targeted stimulus with Democrats’ help

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that he and senior GOP lawmakers will attempt to draft a targeted stimulus package with Democrats in the coming weeks. Mnuchin explained that he and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will later......

California Republican leaders go all in on Trump’s election subterfuge, but some are more vocal than others

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Maya Lau, Laura J. Nelson To U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the general election was a resounding success for his party. “Not one Republican incumbent lost,” McCarthy said during a news conference last week. Except, of course, President......

Trump courts Michigan GOP leaders in bid to overturn election he lost

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Trump also called two Republican canvass board members from Wayne County, to Tuesday to offer his support, the person said, after they went back and forth on voting to certify the election results from the state’s largest county, which......

EU leaders to continue talks on budget with Hungary, Poland: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wearing a face mask attends a session of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Berlin, Germany, November 18, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – European Union leaders will continue to discuss the bloc’s 1.8 trillion......

Our inept leaders’ irrational decision to close NYC schools

Karol Markowicz They did it. They closed schools because a pretend metric had been reached. You can take your child to eat indoors at a restaurant, take them to any number of extracurricular activities indoor and out, take them for a manicure, and certainly take them to a Joe Biden......

Cancel Thanksgiving, stay home, wear a mask — State and city leaders impose targeted coronavirus restrictions to curb Covid without tanking economy

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical assistant Alex Hutton from London, Britain, wears a powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) hood as he collects a nasal swab sample from a patient at a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site operated by University of Utah Health at Rice-Eccles Stadium,......

Washington warned of leaders who would destroy democracy to keep power

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY We Americans traditionally celebrate the birth of our democracy on July 4, commemorating the day in 1776 when the Founders signed the Declaration of Independence. This document was a remarkable assertion of the primacy of the people......

Biden holds joint meeting with union leaders and CEOs of major retail, auto and tech companies

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting Monday with labor union leaders and the chief executives of major tech, retail and auto companies. The business leaders at the virtual meeting were General Motors CEO Mary Barra, Microsoft president......

Masters Live Blog: Tracking Tiger, Bryson and the Leaders

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman The Masters is still reeling from the three-hour rain delay on Thursday’s Round 1 with Friday’s competition featuring over ten hours of play between finishing Round 1 and completing a majority of Round 2.  Play was suspended at......

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