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January 15, 2021


Biden’s Inaugural Will Draw Stars, but Not the Crowds of Years Past

New York Times
So many people thronged President Andrew Jackson’s inaugural reception that he was said to have escaped the White House through a window. President John F. Kennedy enlisted a Rat Pack friend, Frank Sinatra, to arrange the entertainment when he took office. And, well, the Obamas danced to Beyoncé. The transfer......

Predicting next year’s breakout player for each Top 25 team

The 2020 college football season has just ended, but it’s never too early to start looking ahead to next season. Here’s a look at one potential breakout star for each player in the 2021 Way-Too-Early Top 25. No. 1 Clemson: QB D.J. Uiagalelei This feels like cheating. Saying Uiagalelei is......

First federal execution of female inmate in nearly 70 years awaits court decisions

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Warning: This story contains descriptions of violence that may be disturbing to some. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday night helped clear the path for the execution of Lisa Montgomery, who could become the first woman to be executed......

How this couple paid off their $195,000 mortgage in under 4 years

CNBC Real Estate
Taking 30 years to pay off your home is a fairly standard practice for many Americans. And it’s easy to see why. The average homeowner in the U.S. owes more than $215,000 on their mortgage, according to data from Experian. Andy and Nicole Hill bought their dream home just outside......

First federal execution of female inmate in almost 70 years put on hold

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Mission, Kansas — A judge has granted a stay of execution to Lisa Montgomery, who was set to be the first female inmate executed by the US federal government in nearly 70 years on Tuesday. Montgomery, 52, has been......

Pembrokeshire Murders: Ex-officer on ‘squeezing six years into three episodes

But that did not stop it coming as a bit of a surprise to the 61-year-old that ITV had cast Hollywood star Luke Evans as the lead in The Pembrokeshire Murders, a three-part drama about a cold case review team pursuing multiple murderer John Cooper. BBC – For more and......

Uganda elections 2021: How ex-rebel Yoweri Museveni has stayed in power for 35 years

By Patience Atuhaire BBC News, Kampala image copyrightGetty Images Ugandans under the age of 35 – and that is more than three-quarters of the population – have only known one president. Yoweri Museveni, who came to power on the back of an armed uprising in 1986, has defied the political......

Democrats’ historic Georgia Senate wins were years in the making thanks to local grassroots

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic candidates for Senate Jon Ossoff (L), Raphael Warnock (C) and US President-elect Joe Biden (R) bump elbows on stage during a rally outside Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 4, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty......

Trump will be first president in 152 years to skip his successor’s inauguration

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump announced Friday that he will not attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, ending two months of speculation about his decision. He will be the first president in more than 150 years — and only the fourth......

Here’s how much you’ll make if you invest your $600 stimulus check for up to 40 years

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Millions of Americans are set to get their second stimulus checks in the coming days. The payments will be up to $600 per individual or $1,200 per married couple. Families will also receive an additional $600 per child under 17.......

Tessa Thompson Shares That She Was “Hit by a Big Monster Truck” on New Year’s Eve – E! Online

Tessa Thompson had a very fitting final experience to close out the disastrous year that was 2020. The 37-year-old Westworld star appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, Jan. 7, where… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

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