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Biden Seeks Update for a Much-Stretched Law That Authorizes the War on Terrorism

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden wants to work with Congress to repeal and replace a war authorization law passed shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, White House officials said on Friday. That law has been stretched across four administrations to permit open-ended combat against Islamist militant groups scattered across the......

Notes: Bellinger injury update, Gray, Nelson

MLB
Juan Toribio MLB – For more and to sign up click here GLENDALE, Ariz. — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Thursday that star outfielder Cody Bellinger is “progressing very well” over the last few weeks and everything continues to trend toward the former National League MVP being the team’s starting......

2021 NHL Division Odds and Stanley Cup Futures Update – The Knights Take Over The Golden Betting Perch

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Frankie Taddeo The action on the ice continues to heat up, with all four of the NHL’s restructured divisions becoming tightly contested races. Focusing on a favorite or spotting a longshot who offers long-term value is often the best way......

Update: WonderStruck in Cleveland Now Slated To Take Place in July

ClevelandScene
Courtesy of the Elevation Group Update: Locally based Elevation Group, the concert promoter behind the WonderStruck in Cleveland music festival, just announced plans to proceed with this summer’s festival, which was rescheduled last year when the pandemic hit. “The United Kingdom plans to fully reopen Great Britain on June 21.......

Stimulus update: Latest news on stimulus checks and US relief bill

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here House Democrats have included a minimum wage hike in their latest Covid-19 relief bill, although a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian means it can’t be included in the final package. Improving worker pay is unrelated to pandemic relief in that raising......

Update: Local Rockers Rusted Hearts Release Final Album of Trilogy

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge Update: The local rock act Rusted Hearts just completed an album trilogy with the appropriately named last installment, Eulogy.   “Eulogy is about taking all the pain and sorrow that comes with loss and giving yourself permission to really feel it and have those more vulnerable moments with......

UPDATE 1-Czech PM backs using Sputnik vaccine without EU regulator’s approval

Reuters
(Adds prime minister’s quotes, background) PRAGUE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Sunday the country could use Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine even without approval by European Union’s EMA drugs agency. The country of 10.7 million has ranked among the world’s worst-hit countries by the......

UPDATE 1-Citron Research says GameStop should buy Esports Entertainment Group

Reuters
(Adds background, share price) Feb 25 (Reuters) – Videogame retailer GameStop Corp should buy online gambling company Esports Entertainment Group Inc, former GameStop short seller Citron Research said on Thursday. Such a move would be “obvious and easy to justify (GameStop) stock price,” Citron said in a tweet, which sent......

UPDATE 1-Former Bank of England Governor Carney joins board of digital payments company Stripe

Reuters
(Updates with Carney’s statement) Feb 21 (Reuters) – Mark Carney, former head of the UK and Canadian central banks, has joined the board of U.S. digital payments company Stripe Inc, days after the company was reported to be planning a primary funding round valuing it at over $100 billion. “Regulated......

Texas officials give update as state grapples with water crisis

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Texas officials gave an update Saturday on the state’s response to winter weather that led to widespread power outages and created water issues for millions. As of Saturday morning, the storm had been linked to at least 27 deaths......

Update: Steven Mercyhill’s New Single and Music Video Speaks to Our Troubled Times

ClevelandScene
Update: Years ago, when local singer-songwriter Steven Mercyhill first came up with the title for “Wide-Awake Nightmare,” the third single from his upcoming album Nonfiction, he had no idea how appropriate the song would be. “The original idea came to me when, after going through a particularly rough period in my......

Notes: High-tech gizmos; hot corner update

MLB
Bryan Hoch MLB – For more and to sign up click here Notes: High-tech gizmos; hot corner update n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”yankees-first-2021-spring-training-workout”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”yankees-first-2021-spring-training-workout”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”yankees-first-2021-spring-training-workout”,”type”:”story”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”Others tossing from the “gas station” mounds included Deivi García, Luis García, Yoendrys Gomez, Nick Goody, Michael King, Darren O’Day, Clarke Schmidt, Adam Warren and Asher Wojciechowski, according to Boone. Each pitcher’s......

UPDATE 1-Sterling hits highest level against euro since March 2020

Reuters
* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Adds chart and comment, updates rates,) LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Sterling edged higher against both the euro and the dollar on Thursday, reaching its highest in almost a year against the single currency,......

UPDATE 1-Brazil Senate leader expects to pass four months of emergency pandemic payments

Reuters
(Adds detail, quote, comment) BRASILIA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Brazil moved a step closer on Friday to reviving pandemic emergency aid to the poor, as Senate President Rodrigo Pacheco said the chamber will prioritize approving the payments, which he expects to be granted over four months from March through June.......

UPDATE 1-Australia’s AMP says Ares pulls buyout offer

Reuters
(Adds context on deal, results) Feb 11 (Reuters) – AMP Ltd said on Thursday Ares Management had withdrawn its buyout offer for the Australian wealth manager, which posted a 32% fall in annual profit on heavy cash outflow from its flagship fund arm. Ares had approached AMP last year after......

UPDATE 1-Spain to strengthen support for company solvency soon

Reuters
(Adds quotes from Economy Minister) MADRID, Feb 9 (Reuters) – The Spanish government expects to prepare additional measures to support companies’ solvency soon, Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Tuesday. “We can go one step further to support solvent companies, which are in trouble because of the pandemic,” she said......

Bitcoin Era Review (2021 Update) – Fake App or Legit Read User Experience

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge Bitcoin Era Exposed Fake app or Trustworthy? Let us be completely straightforward! YES it is trustworthy software. Bitcoin Era is one of the best trading software and is a trustworthy place and does what it claims. This automated robot has some great features that correspond to this......

Best Testosterone Booster Supplements [2021 Update]

ClevelandScene
Have you noticed that your muscle mass has been going down, or your bones have been weaker? Have you begun to gain more fat, even though you are exercising regularly? If you have noticed these things in your body, testosterone boosters are the right thing for you. As you age,......

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