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Biden offers well wishes on Orthodox Easter, notes progress in coronavirus fight

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi President Biden offered well wishes for Orthodox Easter on Sunday, noting that many people have had to modify their religious traditions in recent times due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”Jill and I extend warm wishes t… Source link......

Iran nuclear talks make progress and will resume Friday, Russia says

Reuters
Russia’s Governor to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mikhail Ulyanov arrives for a meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in Vienna, Austria, April 20, 2021. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger Indirect talks between Iran and the United States on bringing both sides fully back into......

U.S. Shows Progress in Moving Migrant Children From Border Jails

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is starting to see some success in its efforts to shelter thousands of children and teenagers at the southwestern border, with a fraction of the number of children still held in the jails run by the Border Patrol than there were a month ago. The......

Canadian Covid outbreaks challenge Tim Hortons’ turnaround and may hide its progress

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian walks past a Tim Hortons restaurant. Ben Nelms | Bloomberg | Getty Images Canada’s worsening wave of Covid-19 cases is putting pressure on Tim Hortons, the country’s iconic coffee chain, and that could be hiding some of the......

Townsend on N. Korea’s “significant progress” in missile program

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Townsend on N. Korea’s “significant progress” in missile program – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Fran Townsend, former homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush and CBS News senior national security analyst, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss......

Cowboys ‘impressed’ with Dak’s rehab progress

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FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott “is right on track or maybe a little ahead of schedule” as he returns from a compound fracture and dislocation of his right ankle suffered last season, coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday. McCarthy said he attended Prescott’s workout on Saturday, calling it......

Citing ‘stunning progress’ on coronavirus, Biden lifts outdoor mask guidelines

Reuters
Fully vaccinated people can safely engage in outdoor activities like walking and hiking without wearing masks but should continue to use face-coverings in public spaces where they are required, U.S. health regulators and President Joe Biden said on Tuesday, while urging those who have not to get the shot. The......

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Today women in Afghanistan have a very special place. They are stronger than ever and they have achieved what has never been achieved before: they cannot be ignored. They will not be ignored,” Fatima Gailani, an Afghan women’s rights......

China leaps into a central digital bank currency, but similar progress eludes the U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Beijing city is launching a test of the PBoC’s digital currency during the 2021 Lunar New Year, as shown by a screenshot of a sign-up page on JD’s shopping app. Evelyn Cheng | CNBC China’s leadership in the digital currency......

White House hits troubling pandemic crossroads as rising cases threaten progress

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here That shifted this week as a steady increase in cases — eerily reminiscent of the last three surges — took hold, worrying administration officials who fear a backslide. Fighting back tears, Walensky’s dramatic warning during Monday’s White House coronavirus......

Fatigue Outpaces Progress as France Enters Yet Another Lockdown

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here PARIS — At the Montparnasse train station in Paris, the contrast couldn’t have been sharper. About a year ago, faced with the first national lockdown against a raging coronavirus epidemic, Parisians desperately jammed into trains in an exodus......

Biden warns progress can still be reversed on heels of major jobs report and vaccination speed-up

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden stops briefly to talk to the press as he walks toward Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden......

Dolphins spotted in East River — a great sign of NYC’s environmental progress

NYPost
Post Editorial Board Perhaps sensing that the spirits of New Yorkers needed some uplifting after more than a year in isolation, a trio of dolphins were spotted swimming in the East River on Tuesday. “I just thought it was such a beautiful and majestic sight to see, especially after spending......

Will Pandemic Pause Women’s Wage Progress in Ohio?

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — While the wage gap between men and women has narrowed over time, there are concerns the pandemic’s disproportionate economic toll on women will have ramifications for years to come. Yesterday was Equal Pay Day, marking when women’s earnings catch up to what men earned......

Powell praises economic recovery and sees Fed pulling back help after ‘substantial’ progress

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell prepares for a House Financial Services Committee hearing on “Oversight of the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s Pandemic Response” in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 2, 2020. Jim Lo Scalzo......

Pogba lifts Man United in Europa League as Solskjaer’s team continues progress

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7:25 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said this week that winning the Europa League would not necessarily prove Manchester United are making progress, but results like this are a good indicator. Solskjaer’s argument is that a trophy can paper over the cracks, but the way his team beat......

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