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November 27, 2021


Former UM, OSU athletes say dual sexual assault scandals show change needed

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Ann Arbor — Ahead of the Game between the University of Michigan and Ohio State University this weekend, former athletes from both schools held a press conference outside the on-campus home of UM President Mark Schlissel. Jon Vaughn, a......

LeBron: ‘Sense of urgency’ needed for 8-9 Lakers

BOSTON — LeBron James‘ return from an extended absence couldn’t cure the inconsistent play that has plagued his team on both ends and was on full display in the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 130-108 loss to the Boston Celtics on Friday. The defeat dropped L.A. — one of the oddsmakers’ favorites......

Pfizer CEO says Covid vaccines, boosters needed to break cycle of disease even with effective pills

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC on Friday that despite the company’s promising data on an antiviral oral Covid pill, vaccines and vaccine boosters are still important in the fight against the virus. “The fact that we have a treatment......

Yosemite Falls Surges After West Coast Storms Bring Needed Rainfall

The remnants of two storm systems that converged in drought-stricken California this week helped pump new life into one of Yosemite National Park’s most popular attractions: Yosemite Falls. “We had quite a storm,” the park said in an Instagram post on Tuesday, after more than six inches of rain fell......

Blackhawks: Bowman leaving ‘needed to happen’

Chicago Blackhawks players were briefed by team management Wednesday after an investigation into a sexual abuse case led to president of hockey operations Stan Bowman resigning one day earlier. Blackhawks CEO Danny Wirtz spoke with the team. “The overriding message was that ‘the organization is here for you,'” coach Jeremy......

UK’s Johnson says “touch and go” whether COP26 secures agreements needed

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the media as he visits at a COVID-19 vaccination centre at Little Venice Sports Centre, in London, Britain October 22, 2021. Matt Dunham/Pool via REUTERS LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday it was “touch and go”......

Ron Insana: A new ‘Marshall Plan’ is needed to combat inflation and supply chain problems

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pork and beef products are displayed on a shelf at a Safeway store on October 4, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images There’s been a great deal of chatter of late in financial papers, broadsheets and......

Malaysia’s help needed to ease global chip shortage, Taiwan says

A 12-inch wafer is seen at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) in Hsinchu June 15, 2010. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang TAIPEI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s help is needed to resolve the global shortage of auto semiconductors, especially when it comes to packaging, a sector affected by the country’s COVID-19 curbs, Taiwan......

Clemson’s Second Loss Gives Sport Needed Jolt of Parity

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Ross Dellenger If there was one overwhelming constant in the College Football Playoff era, it was Clemson and Dabo Swinney. Well, not this year. Clemson went down, again, on Saturday in a 27–21 double-overtime defeat at NC State, a second......

Committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol invasion will go ‘straight to subpoenas’ if needed, Rep. Schiff says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) (R) speaks alongside Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) during a news conference on the Protecting Our Democracy Act, at the U.S. Capitol on September 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.......

Klobuchar: Legislation needed to combat voter suppression

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Klobuchar and other Senate Democrats unveiled legislation Tuesday called the Freedom to Vote Act. The legislation, designed to replace more expansive voting rights bills that have stalled, includes measures meant to increase early voting and make it easier to register......

In a new review, some F.D.A. scientists and others say boosters aren’t needed for the general population.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here None of the data on coronavirus vaccines so far provides credible evidence in support of boosters for the general population, according to a review published on Monday by an international group of scientists, including some at the Food......

Biden tours flood-ravaged N.J., NYC, says infrastructure plan needed to deal with climate change

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Biden argued that now is the time to take prompt action, including on his infrastructure plans. “This is an opportunity,” Biden said as he met with officials in Hillsborough, N.J., before touring nearby Manville. “The country has finally acknowledged the......

‘I’m not a cheater. Never have been. Never needed it’: Oscar Valdez tells all

7:49 AM ET Mark KriegelESPN Oscar Valdez tested positive for the banned substance phentermine last month, but his WBC junior lightweight title defense against Robson Conceicao in Tucson, Arizona, will go on after a ruling made by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Athletic Commission on Thursday. The WBC further stated it......

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