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FEC drops Trump-Stormy Daniels hush-money investigation

The Federal Election Commission on Thursday dropped the case examining whether former President Trump violated election law with the $130,000 payment made by his ex-attorney Michael Cohen to adult film star Stormy Daniels in the weeks leading up to the...

Southwest plans to start hiring flight attendants again as travel rebounds

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-73V jet departs Midway International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on April 6, 2021.Kamil Krzaczynski | AFP | Getty ImagesAirlines spent much of the last year worrying about having too many employees after travel demand ...

CDC official who issued early warnings about the threat of Covid will resign

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Director Nancy Messonnier speaks during a press conference today at the Department of Health and Human Services on the coordinated public health response to the 2019 coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Jan...

COVID-19: Over 3,000 cases in Kashmir, oxygen supply to industries banned

As over 3,000 COVID-19 infected patients are admitted to different hospitals of Kashmir, the demand for medical oxygen has increased sharply. To meet the demand, the oxygen supplying companies in Kashmir, which were earlier supplying 55 percent to ind...

Politics

HUD Secretary Ben Carson tests positive for coronavirus

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has tested positive for coronavirus, Fox News has confirmed.Carson's diagnosis comes several weeks after other members of the Trump administration, including President Trump himself, tested positi...

Neuralink co-founder Max Hodak leaves Elon Musk’s brain implant company

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and chief executive officer of Tesla, waves while arriving to a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday, March 9, 2020.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesNeuralink President Max Hodak...

Texas Hispanic lawmakers discuss legislative priorities with NALEO

Texas lawmakers with NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) met virtually Thursday to talk about the next steps in this legislative session.State Rep. Mary González, who is...

Can IPL 2021 take place in September-October window after mid-season postponement?

The mid-season suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has put the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council's plans in jeopardy and their logistical management has gone for a toss with questions starting to rise about the resumption of the 14th edition...

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Watch live: Biden delivers remarks on April’s huge jobs miss

[The stream is slated to start at 11:30 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks about Friday's jobs report, which showed hiring levels in April falling wildly b...

Two Tanzanian nationals arrested at Chennai airport with heroin worth Rs 100 crore

In one of the biggest seizure of narcotics at Chennai International Airport, 15.6 kg of Heroin has been seized from two Tanzanians Nationals on Friday. A Tanzanian man and woman arrived in Chennai on Qatar Airways flight 528 from Johannesburg via Doha...

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms says it’s time to ‘pass the baton’ as she announces she won’t seek reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in an emotional Friday morning press conference said that she's been honored to be the mayor of Atlanta, as she said it's time to "pass the baton to someone else" by not running for reelection. "This has been my ...

What is Mucormycosis? Causes, symptoms, treatment of COVID-19 triggered rare deadly fungal infection

Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, can turn dangerous if left untreated, doctors said on Friday amid reports of re-emergence of the rare deadly fungal infection among COVID-19 patients across hospitals in Delhi, Pune, and Ahmedabad. The fungal ...

Liz Cheney, likely to lose House GOP leadership job, also facing serious challenge back in Wyoming

It’s all but certain that as early as next week House Republicans will strip Rep. Liz Cheney of her number-three GOP leadership position – but Cheney faces another major headache back home in Wyoming, as Republicans are plotting to oust her as the stat...

Texas Daily

What comes next after Lubbock voted to become a “sanctuary city for the unborn”

On Saturday, voters in Lubbock overwhelmingly cast their ballots in favor of Proposition A, which would officially establish the city as “sanctuary city for the unborn” and ban abortion. In the ...

Law and Order

It’s not entirely clear how the government will pay for Trump’s $200 Medicare cards

President Donald J. Trump talks about his healthcare vision and signs executive order in Charlotte NCÂ United States on September 24, 2020.Peter Zay | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesIn a speech unveiling his health-care "vision" for America, President Do...

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Can Texas harness energy from the ocean?

As the world looks for new ways of generating power to combat climate change, one energy source more people are looking toward is the ocean. The ocean is home to terawatts of clean, renewable en...

Secret Service agent dies training at Bush compound in Maine

A service is being held Saturday in Maine for a 50-year-old secret service agent who died while training during his shift at the Bush family compound at Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport.Keith Mills, a Secret Service officer who protected the late Presid...

House won’t vote on Biden’s comprehensive immigration plan this month, will focus on smaller bills

"Biden, dejame entrar por favor" (Biden, please let me in) is written in Spanish on a cardboard box carried by a migrant girl. A group of migrants from different backgrounds made their way to the border crossing to ask the new U.S. government for asylu...

Third wave of COVID-19 pandemic inevitable: Govt’s top scientific advisor

New Delhi: There has been an alarming rise in the coronavirus caseload and it is not coming down. Health services are proving to be inadequate to deal with the second wave. Meanwhile, the government is busy preparing for the third wave, that is, the pa...

Sara Carter exclusive: Biden border policies fueling sprawling cartel-linked pot-growing operations far inland

In a special "Hannity" investigation, investigative journalist Sara Carter traveled to the Antelope Valley around Lancaster, Calif., where – hundreds of miles away from the Mexican border – the Biden's border policies are starkly affecting everyday Ame...

These home renovations will give you the greatest returns

Filmstudio | E+ | Getty ImagesIt should come as no surprise that outdoor spaces are more valued than ever. The coronavirus pandemic sent us all home for a year, and being cooped up inside made us long for upgraded outdoor spaces.The home renovation mar...

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Permitless carry passes Texas Senate

A Texas House bill legalizing permitless carry of handguns in the state passed 18-12 in the Texas Senate on Wednesday.House Bill 1927 is close to reaching Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk, who has pr...

Shankar says no non-bailable warrant issued against him in Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai starrer ‘Enthiran’ plagiarism case

'Enthiran' director Shankar, on Monday, denied the claim that a non-bailable warrant has been issued against him in the Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Enthiran plagiarism case. Shankar's reaction comes after several reports cl...

$100 million New Jersey deli says in new SEC filing there’s ‘no basis to support’ that stock valuation

In this articleHWINEWSTHometown Deli, Paulsboro, N.J.Mike Calia | CNBCHometown International, which has a bizarre $100 million stock market capitalization despite owning just one small deli in New Jersey, disavowed that valuation in a new financial fil...

Budget day rally continues, sensex nears 50,000

A day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021, the equity benchmark indices jumped by nearly 3 per cent during early hours on Tuesday as investors continued their positive reaction to the Union Budget amid strong globa...

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Woman who was expecting seven babies gives birth to NINE after doctors failed to spot two

In a surprising development, a pregnant woman in African nation of Mali was expecting seven babies but she delivered nine babies after medics failed to spot two babies on the scans. According to reports, the woman delivered five girls and four boys and...

A surprise resignation in the Dallas County Democratic Party

In a surprise move Carol Donovan, the Chairwoman of the Dallas County Democratic Party, announced she was resigning. Donovan had been the party leader in Dallas County since 2015.In her resi...

Apple to allow Parler back on the iPhone App Store after the social network was removed for violent content

CEO Tim Cook speaks at an Apple event at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California, September 10, 2019.Stephen Lam | ReutersApple will allow controversial social media app Parler back onto iPhone App Store, according to a letter released by C...

Faraaz Khan’s family thanks Salman Khan for providing financial aid; wish him ‘long life’

Rani Mukerji's Mehendi co-star Faraaz Khan is currently hospitalised in Bengaluru. His family, however, has now thanked Bollywood actor Salman Khan for providing financial aid.  Faraaz's family had set up a fundraiser for him online, detailing hi...

Supreme Court to decide whether Goldman Sachs shareholders can bring suit in major fraud case

In this articleGSPavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty ImagesThe Supreme Court is set to hear arguments from Goldman Sachs in a long-running case that could have major implications for shareholders seeking to bring securities-fraud lawsuits.Arguments are...

With IPL 2021 suspended due to COVID-19, will T20 World Cup see shift in venue?

The suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 due to the rise of COVID-19 cases among players despite being in 'bio-bubble' has raised a lot of questions - especially if India is capable of hosting the T20 World Cup. Many have even questioned...

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Apple offers free fix for iPhone 11 devices that no longer respond to touch

iPhone 11Todd Haselton | CNBCApple said on Friday that it will repair some iPhone 11 devices that don't respond to touch.The affected devices were manufactured between November 2019 and May 2020, and the issue affects a "small percentage" of display mo...

Can IPL 2021 take place in September-October window after mid-season postponement?

The mid-season suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has put the BCCI and the IPL Governing Council's plans in jeopardy and their logistical management has gone for a toss with questions starting to rise about the resumption of the 14th edition...

Biden picks Obama veterans for key State Department posts

President-elect Joe Biden announced Saturday that he will nominate two Obama administration veterans to key State Department posts.Wendy Sherman, who led the U.S. negotiating team for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, is his pick for deputy se...

Sport News

Can two drops of lemon in nose protect you from COVID-19? Here’s the truth

There is an atmosphere of fear among a large number of people, given the rapid rate of coronavirus in India which is infecting millions of people daily. At this time, everyone just wants to know how they can stay protected from the virus.  Severa...

Watch live: Biden delivers remarks on April’s huge jobs miss

[The stream is slated to start at 11:30 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks about Friday's jobs report, which showed hiring levels in April falling wildly b...

Conway makes case for Trump reelection: ‘The antidote to uncertainty is not more uncertainty’

Reelecting President Trump is in the best interest of the American people, former counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told Fox News' "Democracy 2020 Election Preview" Sunday.“I think that we’re missing what’s most important to Americans,” Conwa...

HUD Secretary Ben Carson tests positive for coronavirus

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has tested positive for coronavirus, Fox News has confirmed.Carson's diagnosis comes several weeks after other members of the Trump administration, including President Trump himself, tested positi...

Kate Winslet felt bullied after ‘Titanic’ success, says ‘was subject to lot of personal physical scrutiny’

English actress Kate Winslet says she felt bullied after the global success of her 1997 release Titanic because the film brought her personal life into scrutiny. Winslet became a household name at the age of 21 after the success of the James Cameron f...

Jonathan Bush, brother of President George H.W. Bush, dead at 89

Jonathan Bush, a younger brother to the late President George H.W. Bush and uncle to former President George W. Bush, died hours short of his 90th birthday.A statement Thursday from the George and Barbara Bush Foundation said that "the foundation pause...

MI vs SRH Dream11 Prediction: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad best XI – MI vs SRH LIVE at 3:30 PM

MI vs SRH Dream11 Team Prediction Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2020 Match 17 – Fantasy Cricket Tips For Today’s Match Between MI vs SRH at Sharjah cricket stadium, Sharjah Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad will square off in the seco...

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Will your child’s school mandate Covid vaccinations?

In this articlePFEOnce children over age 12 are eligible for Pfizer's Covid vaccine, the question of whether they will have to get it before going back to school in the fall will remain."Like everything with Covid, this is going to be a school district...

Ford and BMW lead $130 million round in EV battery start-up Solid Power

In this articleFORDBMW-DEFSolid Power's 22-layer, 20Ah all solid-state lithium metal cell compared to the company's first-generation 10-layer, 2Ah cell.Solid PowerDETROIT — Ford Motor is increasing its investment in EV battery start-up Solid Power with...

Good news for iPhone users! Apple introduces a BIG update on smartphone’s ‘Unlock Feature’

Incorporating a major change aimed at integrating iPhone and Apple Watch, technology giant Apple on Monday (February 1) released the first developer betas of iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4. The release of these developer betas means that Apple Watch users wi...

Disinterest driving the SPAC slowdown is misplaced, money manager says

In this articleSPCXHas the SPAC spigot run dry?New issuances via special purpose acquisition vehicles — blank-check entities that raise capital to merge with private companies and take them public — dropped off in April, with just 10 new SPACs coming t...