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Cuomo harassment scandal poses fresh #MeToo test for Democrats

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) went the furthest of any Democratic senator asked about the issue. Although she put trust in the attorney general’s investigation, she suggested that “there may come a tipping point with regard to Gov. Cuomo where he......

SpaceX Starship prototype rocket explodes after successful landing in high-altitude flight test

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Starship prototype SN9 launches from the company’s development facility in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX SpaceX successfully landed a Starship prototype after a high-altitude flight test for the first time on Wednesday, marking a major step forward for Elon Musk’s company......

Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Boeing Co and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) said on Tuesday they had completed the first flight test on a pilotless fighter-like jet designed to operate in conjunction with crewed aircraft. FILE PHOTO: A model of Boeing’s pilotless, fighter-like jet, dubbed ;Loyal Wingman’, is displayed in......

Biden Agenda Faces Difficult Test as Stimulus Measure Heads to Senate

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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s agenda is facing its most consequential test as Democrats prepare to maneuver his $1.9 trillion stimulus package through the evenly divided Senate, an effort that could strain the fragile alliance between progressives and centrists and the limits of his power in Congress. An early-morning House vote......

Rising interest rates may continue to test the stock market in the week ahead

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: The New York Stock Exchange The tug-of-war between stocks and rising bond yields could set the tone for the coming week, particularly if positive economic data continues to push......

Virgin Galactic stock falls after test flight delays push back debut of space tourism service

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Preflight operations underway on the company’s SpaceShipTwo vehicle Unity and mothership Eve. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic shares fell in trading on Friday after the company’s fourth quarter results revealed delays to its test flight program, with the expected launch of......

Another Chinese city launches a digital currency test — this time it’s much larger at $6 million

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People walk past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, in Beijing, China September 28, 2018.  Jason Lee | Reuters BEIJING — The southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu announced Tuesday it will hand out roughly......

Poland could demand negative coronavirus test result at border, minister says

WARSAW, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Poland is expected to announce new rules this week demanding a negative coronavirus test result to enter the country, Poland’s Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said on Monday. A person with a negative coronavirus test result will not have to quarantine after entering the country, Niedzielski......

Positive Coronavirus Test? Canadians Worry Their Neighbors Will Find Out.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Few victims of public shaming have become as famous as Mr. Cronk, the New Brunswicker who contracted coronavirus on a business trip. He initially had no symptoms, so was not required to self-isolate upon returning, he said. Nine......

U.S. women bracing for ‘unpredictable’ Brazil test

United States women’s manager Vlatko Andonovski said he is looking forward to playing an “unpredictable” Brazil side in the second match of the SheBelieves Cup for both teams. Brazil currently tops the tournament standings on goal difference over the U.S. following their 4-1 win over Argentina on Thursday and the......

Two more France players test positive

Antoine Dupont has become France’s key player over the past two years France wing Gabin Villiere and prop Mohamed Haouas have joined scrum-half Antoine Dupont in testing positive for Covid-19. The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced Dupont’s positive test on Friday, with those of Villiere and Haouas revealed a day......

9 MLB players, 4 staffers test positive on intake

NEW YORK — Thirteen of 4,336 tests for COVID-19 were positive during intake for Major League Baseball’s spring training, a rate of 0.3% The commissioner’s office said Friday that nine positive samples involved players and four involved staff members. Positive tests included 11 of the 30 teams. After the intake......

Uber faces UK Supreme Court ruling on worker rights in gig economy test

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Supreme Court will rule on Friday in a battle over workers’ rights at taxi app Uber that could have ramifications for millions of people in the gig economy. FILE PHOTO: The Uber application is seen on a mobile phone in London, Britain, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah......

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