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    Pregnant women at higher risk for COVID infection, study says; New York City could run out of vaccine today: Live updates Senator jets off to Mexico as Texas slammed by winter storm Best & Worst Refinance Mortgage Companies of 2021 Ad Microsoft These Unsold Jeep Grand Cherokees Are Now Dirt Cheap Ad Microsoft Cash back card wipes out interest until mid-2022 Ad Microsoft ...
    TEXAS' freezing temperatures continue to wreak havoc on it's residents, however, sea animals are also suffering from the winter blast. A nonprofit organization rescued more than a thousand sea turtles from nearby waters to avoid the reptile from suffering from "cold-stun". 7Texas was hit by a winter storm the week of February 15Credit: Alamy Live News What happened to the sea turtles in Texas? The nonprofit organization, Sea Turtle Inc, in the South Padre Island, rescued more than 2,500 at risk turtles from nearby waters. Volunteers continue to scout the bays and beaches for any stranded turtles who could be suffering from "cold-stun," which is a condition that inhibits the animals mobility. Sea turtles' body temperatures vary with surrounding water. At very low temperatures, like the one the state of Texas is experiencing, turtles can become cold-stunned. 7Thousands of sea turtles were rescued to avoid the reptiles from suffering from...
    Photo by Olivier Douiliery/Getty Images) Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is being dragged across the coals for flying off on a family vacation while his state is facing an energy crisis in the middle of a major cold wave. On Thursday, reports were confirmed after numerous photos and pieces of evidence suggested Cruz was on a plane, and that he was en route to a vacation resort in Cancun, Mexico. News of Cruz’s travels circulated as Texas is dealing with the fallout of a brutal winter storm which caused a significant breakdown in the state’s power grid and left millions without heat. As the development evolved into a PR nightmare for Cruz, indications suggest that he has already booked a flight from Cancun back to Texas. However, the senator is being torn apart for the political optics of leaving for a vacation while his state is dealing with a catastrophe: Flyin’...
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    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs was named a Forbes Five-Star hotel in 2021. The resort has maintained the rating for 61 consecutive years, making it Forbes’ longest-running Five-Star hotel in the world. (credit: CBS) Entrepreneur Spencer Penrose founded The Broadmoor in 1918. The 5,000 acre property is now owned by billionaire Phil Anschutz. RELATED: Flags At Half Staff In Colorado Thursday As Former State Rep. Val Vigil Is Laid To Rest The resort offers many activities, including pickleball, golf, tennis, paddle boating and bowling. In addition, guests can choose from a selection of 20 restaurants, cafés and lounges, including the Penrose Room, which also received a Forbes Five-Star award. RELATED: State Rep. Donald Valdez Announces Bid To Unseat Rep. Lauren Boebert In 2022 The Broadmoor (credit: CBS) The Broadmoor is Colorado’s only triple Forbes Five-Star award-winning property. This means the resort earned the highest mark...
    Ted Cruz has been pictured jetting off to Cancun while millions in Texas remain without power, heat or water amid a devastating winter storm.  The Texas senator was spotted at an undisclosed airport Thursday ahead of his trip to Mexico 'for a few days at a resort he has visited before', according to reports.  While he waited to board a flight to sunnier climes nearly 3.4 million Texans were still without electricity, and some also lost water service. The nationwide death toll from the storm is 31. Texas officials ordered 7 million people — a quarter of the population of the nation's second-largest state — to boil tap water before drinking it following days of record low temperatures that damaged infrastructure and froze pipes.  Ted Cruz is pictured on Wednesday afternoon jetting to Cancun with his wife and kids on a United Airlines flight  Texas, which relies on its own...
    New York : Freezing temperatures in Houston forced some of its residents to seek refuge at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Photo: Thomas Shea / . / . The Republican Governor of Texas Gregg Abbott, warned that the state may not register temperatures above 32 degrees Fahrenheit or zero degrees Celsius, the freezing point of water, until this Saturday due to a second winter storm that hits the center and south of the country. In the meantime, millions of Texans face a third day without power in freezing temperatures. There is no internet or heating in many houses; shops have closed due to lack of energy; the highways are extremely dangerous; Gasoline is not supplied at service stations and there are hundreds of canceled flights. “We are like in war”says Tony Salinas, a Houston resident affected by constant blackouts. “So many people who are...
    Fewer than 1 million people were still without power in Texas as of Thursday morning, the lowest number in four days, but many lacked potable water after winter storm damage to all utilities. Miami World – AP Meanwhile, heavy snow and ice were forecast in the Appalachians, northern Maryland and southern Pennsylvania as winter weather shifted northeast into the night. The death of more than 30 people is attributed to the climate, some of them inside their homes. In the Houston area, a family died in their car, drowned by carbon monoxide fumes. A grandmother and three children were killed when flames escaped from the fireplace. In Texas, about 560,000 homes and businesses were still without power Thursday, compared with 3 million the day before. But the manager of the state power grid, who is being criticized for the response to the winter storm, warned that blackouts could fluctuate during...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz’s administration launched a tool Thursday to help Minnesotans figure out where they can get vaccinated once they become eligible to get a shot in the weeks and months ahead. The tool is called the Vaccine Connector, and the governor says it’s the next step in the state’s vaccination strategy. “We still have a frustratingly limited vaccine supply from the federal government, but every Minnesotan should know their chance to get a vaccine will come. Today, we are connecting them directly to that process,” Walz said, in a statement. “We need to make it as easy as possible for every Minnesotan to get the vaccine when it’s their turn – no matter where they live and no matter their personal circumstances. The options we’re providing will help make that happen.” RELATED: ‘We Were Elated’: COVID Vaccines Give Hope To Minnesota Seniors All Minnesotans...
    The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local): NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Twelve people have been rescued from boats after an dock weighed down by snow and ice collapsed on the Cumberland River in Tennessee, the Nashville Fire Department said. Fire crews and the Office of Emergency Management responded Wednesday evening to the Blue Turtle Bay Marina after a report that the dock collapsed on multiple boats trapping people, authorities said. Nashville Fire Department spokeswoman Kendra Loney told news outlets that everyone known to be on the dock was accounted for and no one was injured. She said the weight of the ice and snow on the roof of the dock caused the collapse. —- BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards wrote President Joe Biden on requesting a presidential emergency declaration for Louisiana, citing three deaths and thousands without electricity and water in the severe...
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    By Joseph Ax (Reuters) - With the rancorous 2020 U.S. election now over, Democrats and Republicans are girding for another national political battle with enormous stakes: redistricting. The once-a-decade process of redrawing electoral maps can determine which party controls Congress. Though Democrats hold power in Washington, Republicans have the redistricting advantage heading into 2021. HOW REDISTRICTING WORKS Redistricting occurs every 10 years after the U.S. Census completes its decennial count of the national population. Because the number of U.S. House of Representatives seats allocated to each state is driven largely by population, some states whose population declined will likely lose seats to others that have seen growth. This year, Texas and Florida are among the states expected to gain seats, while New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania are among those that will likely lose seats. Each state uses the census data to draw congressional districts, as well as new state legislative...
    CHINA has been branded the world's worst executioner as the state kills thousands of people every year using firing squads, lethal injections and mobile death vans. The true numbers of those killed by the Communist Party are thought to be staggeringly high - but the regime keeps them closely concealed as state secrets. 14A woman, convicted of murder, shouts as she hears the verdict before being taken to be executed in China 14The public sentencing of 55 people in a stadium - with some of them carted off to be killedCredit: Reuters 14Chinese criminals are lined up preparing to be sentenced - with 11 of them given the death penaltyCredit: AFP - Getty 14Pictures allegedly showing Chinese officials loading a man into the back of an 'execution van'Credit: YouTube Human rights experts told The Sun Online about the vile system which has come into spotlight again after the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Indiana to an 82-72 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night. Indiana (12-9, 7-7 Big Ten) rebounded from a 78-59 loss on Saturday to fourth-ranked Ohio State and has won three of four. Minnesota hasn’t won at Indiana since a three-point win in 2012. Jackson-Davis was 8 of 14 from the floor and has scored 20-plus points 12 times this season. Aljami Durham and Jerome Hunter scored 16 points apiece. Armaan Franklin added 11 points and Rob Phinisee had 10. (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Jamal Mashburn Jr. and Marcus Carr each scored 19 points to lead the Golden Gophers (13-9, 6-9). Brandon Johnson had 12 points and Tre’ Williams 11. The game was tied 55-55 midway through the second half. The Hoosiers used a 18-4 run, capped by Hunter’s dunk, and led 73-59 with 2:26...
    By DAVID KOENIG and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — The power outages tormenting Texas in uncharacteristically Arctic temperatures are exposing weaknesses in an electricity system designed when the weather's seasonal shifts were more consistent and predictable — conditions that most experts believe no longer exist. This isn't just happening in Texas, of course. Utilities from Minnesota to Mississippi have imposed rolling blackouts to ease the strain on electrical grids buckling under high demand during the past few days. And power outages have become a rite of summer and autumn in California, partly to reduce the chances of deadly wildfires. But the fact more than 3 million bone-chilled Texans have lost their electricity in a state that takes pride in its energy independence underscores the gravity of a problem that is occurring in the U.S. with increasing frequency. WHAT HAPPENED IN TEXAS? Plunging temperatures caused Texans to turn up...
    DALLAS (AP) — The power outages tormenting Texas in uncharacteristically Arctic temperatures are exposing weaknesses in an electricity system designed when the weather’s seasonal shifts were more consistent and predictable — conditions that most experts believe no longer exist. This isn’t just happening in Texas, of course. Utilities from Minnesota to Mississippi have imposed rolling blackouts to ease the strain on electrical grids buckling under high demand during the past few days. And power outages have become a rite of summer and autumn in California, partly to reduce the chances of deadly wildfires. But the fact more than 3 million bone-chilled Texans have lost their electricity in a state that takes pride in its energy independence underscores the gravity of a problem that is occurring in the U.S. with increasing frequency. WHAT HAPPENED IN TEXAS? Plunging temperatures caused Texans to turn up their heaters, including many inefficient electric...
    MGM Resorts announced on Wednesday that Mandalay Bay, Park MGM, and The Mirage resorts are to resume full-week operations from March 3 as the company sees an increased demand in Las Vegas travel. The three Vegas resorts had previously been forced to begin selective closures mid-week due to the decreased volumes of tourists and travelers venturing to Sin City because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The city's tourist and gambling industries were decimated last year by closures and by the reluctance of Americans to travel. Yet early into 2021, Nevada's decreasing COVID-19 case numbers is encouraging visitors back. MGM's announcement on Wednesday also came two days after Nevada upped the capacity limits on public gatherings and events to 100 individuals or 35 percent of capacity. MGM Resorts announced on Wednesday that Mandalay Bay, Park MGM (pictured above), and The Mirage resorts are to resume full-week operations from March 3 ...
    Fast food is a guilty pleasure and whether you admit to eating it or not, some restaurant chains are more popular in some states than others. Can you guess which fast-food chain is the most popular in Massachusetts? In a recent survey of Yelp reviews, Eat This, Not That discovered the most popular fast-food chain in each state as well as the location of the most popular fast-food franchisee’s restaurant in the whole 50. Many chain restaurants wound up on the list multiple times - this was the case in Massachusetts. According to Eat This, Not That, Massachusetts’ favorite fast food is Chick-fil-A and the best one in the state is in Chicopee, 501 Memorial Dr. Chick-fil-A was the top fast food restaurant in nearly 10 states including Illinois, Idaho, and Maine. Other fast-food restaurants that made it onto the list of favorite quick chains include Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza,...
    Rikta Patel and Connor Crawford (center), with their fireplace, left, and snow outside, right. Rikta Patel Power outages have hit Texas after a massive cold blast knocked out the state's power grid. As of Wednesday nearly 3 million people were still experiencing power outages in Texas. One couple called the event "horrifying" as they tried to stay warm in their apartment. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Millions across Texas are still without power after a massive cold blast knocked out major parts of the state's power grid. The winter storm over the long weekend sent freezing temperatures plunging in parts of Texas, and local officials have told some residents they should be prepared to go without power through Wednesday, possibly longer. At least 20 people in Texas have died from weather-related incidents this week, including two men who officials believed to froze to death, a woman...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Another round of snow and mixed precipitation is headed our way on Thursday into Friday.The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for New York City and much of the Tri-State.MORE: Severe weather alerts from the National Weather ServiceHeavy mixed precipitation is possible starting late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning with accumulations of several inches possible.Snow is expected in NYC at least by mid-morning and because of the cold dry air to the north, it might take a good part of the day to get north of I-84.Right now, Lee Goldberg predicts most of the area will see between 5 to 10 inches of snow.If sleet does not mix in with the snow in the city until evening, more than 6 inches of snow is possible. However, if the changeover to sleet starts around 3 or 4 in the afternoon, that will bring the total...
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who recently moved to Texas, has slammed the state's electrical grid operator as unreliable, while a number of Tesla owners say they are sleeping in the vehicles to keep warm amid an historic power outage crisis. Musk, who is building a new Tesla factory near Austin and moved to the area from Silicon Valley in December, sniped on Wednesday at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). '@ERCOT_ISO is not earning that R,' he wrote in a tweet, referring to the word 'reliability' in the grid operator's acronym. Along among the contiguous states, Texas operates an independent electrical grid that does not tie in with other states, in order to avoid federal regulations.  ERCOT, the grid operator responsible for system reliability, came under heavy criticism after a deep freeze reduced generating capacity by a third, leaving more than 3 million Texans without power on Wednesday. ...
    DENVER (CBS4) – On Wednesday Gov. Jared Polis delivered his third annual State of the State Address to lawmakers and shared proposals for changes to the state tax code. He described them as “substantial and comprehensive tax relief” and they include not taxing Social Security and helping small businesses. His complete comments on those subjects from the middle of the speech were as follows. RELATED: Read Transcript Of Gov. Jared Polis State Of The State Speech 2021 “And as Coloradans face tough times, we need to help folks get back on their feet and make life more affordable in our state — from job training, to more affordable housing, to reducing the tax burden on middle-class families. From the start of my administration, we have worked together to make Colorado’s tax code more fair by getting rid of special interest tax breaks that benefit the few, and using those...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. MinnPost provides updates on coronavirus in Minnesota Sunday through Friday. The information is published following a press phone call with members of the Walz administration or after the release of daily COVID-19 figures by the Minnesota Department of Health. Here are the latest updates from February 17, 2021: Ten more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday, for a total of 6,390. Of the people whose deaths were announced Wednesday, three were in their 80s, six in their 70s, and one in their 50s. Three of the 10 people whose deaths were announced Wednesday were residents of long-term care facilities. Article continues after advertisement MDH also said Wednesday there have been 475,379 total cases of COVID-19...
    Millions of people in Texas awoke on Wednesday without heat again, as catastrophic power failures continued to plague the state following a historic winter storm that has killed 23 people so far.   A week of below-freezing temperatures has knocked about a third of the state's generating capacity offline, resulting in the greatest forced blackout in U.S. history and exposing the weaknesses of Texas' unique approach to power grid management. Experts blame Texas' independent energy grid, which avoids regulation in favor of market incentives, for allowing generators to shirk preparations for a once-in-a-decade winter storm. Texas is the only contiguous state with its own power grid, meaning it is not linked to other states and so cannot borrow power from them. It's a 'Wild West market design based only on short-run prices,' Matt Breidert, a portfolio manager at a firm called TortoiseEcofin, told the Washington Post.  Around 3.4 million people in Texas...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- The COVID-19 vaccine is being administered across the United States and in the Tri-State area. Find out if you are eligible and where you can go to get your vaccine:How to get vaccinated in New York State:In New York State you can use the "Am I Eligible" app and https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ to use to check your eligibility and schedule. New York State also has a vaccination hotline you can call to schedule a vaccine: 1-833-NYS-4VAX (1-833-697-4829). How to get vaccinated in New York City:In New York City you can visit vax4nyc.nyc.gov to make an appointment for a vaccine online. The phone number to schedule a vaccine is 877-VAX-4NYC or 877-829-4692.RELATED: New York City COVID-19 Vaccine TrackerHow to get vaccinated in New Jersey:COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey. You can reserve your spot to get a vaccine now by...
    Democratic members of the South Carolina House walked out of the chamber in protest Wednesday before a vote on a bill that would ban nearly all abortions in the state. Republican members are expected to pass the vote easily and it will head soon to Republican Gov. Henry McMaster for his signature. The proposal passed the Senate on January 28. It faces a final procedural vote on Thursday that likely won't change the outcome and will then be sent to the governor for his signature. McMaster has promised numerous times in news conferences and formal speeches to sign it as soon as possible. The bill requires doctors to perform ultrasounds to check for a heartbeat in the fetus. If one is detected, the abortion can only be performed if the pregnancy was caused by rape or incest or the mother's life is in danger.  About a dozen...
    DENVER (AP)– Gov. Jared Polis is delivering his third annual state of the state address to lawmakers on Wednesday. Polis is expected to call for quick action on a $1 billion-plus stimulus plan to jump-start Colorado’s pandemic-battered economy. That plan focuses on creating jobs in transportation infrastructure and other areas. Colorado’s unemployment rate surpassed 8% in January, with thousands of jobs lost during the coronavirus pandemic in the hospitality and service industries. RELATED: Imprisoned For Computer-Scamming Older Adults, Swindler Safder Iqbal Asks CBS4 For Best Offer For Interview  (credit: CBS) The Democratic governor also wants lawmakers to advance his efforts to expand affordable health care access to residents. Those efforts include increased transparency in prescription drug pricing and a state-run health insurance option that’s opposed by minority Republican lawmakers. WATCH: CBSN Live Gov. Jared Polis State of the State Address 10 a.m. RELATED: Littleton Police Schedules News Conference To Discuss...
    With historic winter storms and freezing temperatures throughout his state causing widespread blackouts, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is under fire for taking time to speak with Sean Hannity, and making false claims about the cause of his state’s power crisis. Abbott appeared on Hannity’s Fox News program Tuesday night and blamed the blackouts on frozen wind turbines in the Lone Star State. “This shows how the Green New Deal would be a deadly deal for the United States of America,” Abbott told Hannity. “Our wind and our solar got shut down, and they were collectively more than 10 percent of our power grid, and that thrust Texas into a situation where it was lacking power on a statewide basis… As a result, it just shows that fossil fuel is necessary for the state of Texas.” This claim has been debunked by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Despite the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) — which is the state’s primary power grid operator — restoring power to more than half-a-million homes across the state Tuesday night, hundreds of thousands of North Texans are still in the dark and without heat. Some generation is slowly returning. ERCOT was able to direct utilities to restore 600,000 households last night. 2.7 million households still do not have power. — ERCOT (@ERCOT_ISO) February 17, 2021 This makes the third straight day that so many North Texans woke up in the cold and dark. Officials confirmed that as of sunrise Thursday more than 2.7 million Texans were without power and at last check there was no timeline for when power will be fully restored. ERCOT said that while they saw the winter storm heading to Texas it was a too late, because they had not winterized the system...
    Alabama's 4th Congressional District Rep. Robert Aderholt (R) The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● Pres-by-CD: Our project to calculate the 2020 presidential results for all 435 House seats nationwide heads down to Alabama, which is home to the Trumpiest congressional district in America. You can find our detailed calculations here, a large-size map of the results here, and our permanent, bookmarkable link for all 435 districts here. The constituency that gave Donald Trump both his highest percentage of the vote and widest margin of victory in the nation is Alabama's 4th Congressional District, which has been represented by Republican Rep. Robert Aderholt since 1997. Trump defeated Joe Biden in this seat, which is located in the...
    For the first time this year no state in the country saw more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases across a seven-day average, it was reported on Tuesday, in the latest encouraging sign in pandemic progress. The COVID Tracking Project found that every single state is showing a decline in numbers compared to January. New York, California, Florida and Texas remained the hardest-hit states - but all had fewer than 10,000 new cases, on average, across the last seven days. An 89-year-old woman in South Central Los Angeles receives her vaccination on Tuesday A vaccine is readied in Chelsea, Massachusetts on Tuesday as a nationwide program continues The seven-day average of deaths is at its lowest level this year, in encouraging news RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Biden promises a vaccine for all Americans who want one by... Mardi gone! Images show...
    The governor of Texas called for the leaders of his state's energy board to resign on Tuesday night, as five million people in the state were left shivering without power amid a record-breaking cold snap. Texas is the only state in the lower 48 with its own electrical grid, ERCOT, while only two other grids, the Eastern Interconnection and the Western Interconnection, serve the rest of the contiguous United States. The state opted to run its own power system due to suspicion of the federal authorities, The Austin American Statesman explained. Greg Abbott, the Republican governor, on Tuesday announced an investigation into ERCOT, and rounded on the leaders - several of whom, it emerged, did not even live in the state. 'The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has been anything but reliable over the past 48 hours,' said Abbott in a statement. 'Far too many Texans are without power and...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A controversial effort to further limit local governments’ ability to regulate and inspect vacation rental properties is advancing in the Florida Senate, as the proposal’s sponsor on Tuesday assured critics that the legislation is “a starting point.” As online platforms such as Airbnb have grown in popularity, regulation of short-term rental properties has become a perennial fight in the Legislature. RELATED: ‘For Those Gathered in the Wind’: Miami Artist T. Eliott Mansa’s Exhibition Honors Black Lives Lost Throughout American History State law already bans local governments from passing ordinances to outlaw vacation rentals, which have raised the ire of residents who complain of investor-owned, noisy “party houses” in neighborhoods. Other critics maintain that owners of some rental properties are failing to properly submit state and local taxes. But proponents contend that the short-term rental properties are used to supplement the incomes of retirees and families. They argue...
    Motorists line up for their COVID-19 vaccine a joint state and federal mass vaccination site set up on the campus of California State University of Los Angeles in Los Angeles,Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Jae C. Hong/Associated Press Two mass vaccination sites organized by FEMA and the CA Governor's Office opened Tuesday in the state. The sites located in Los Angeles and Oakland each have the capacity to vaccinate 6,000 people per day. The state has struggled with inconsistent vaccine supply, forcing some sites to close temporarily. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Two mass vaccination sites opened Tuesday in supply-strapped California as part of a wider movement by the federal government to increase the rate of COVID-19 shots nationwide. The two sites, located in Los Angeles and Oakland, are part of the Biden Administration's efforts to organize 100 vaccination sites across the country in the president's first...
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    BOSTON (CBS) — This shouldn’t come as a surprise to the “wicked smaht” people of Massachusetts. The Commonwealth is No. 1 in a new ranking of the “most educated” states in America. WalletHub’s list looked at educational attainment, school quality and the gender and racial achievement gap in determining each state’s ranking. Coming in right behind the Bay State were Maryland, Connecticut, Vermont and Colorado. New Hampshire was 8th on the list. More specifically, Massachusetts ranked first for educational attainment and third for quality of education. The state had the highest percentage of bachelor’s, graduate and professional degree holders, as well as the highest average university quality, according to WalletHub. West Virginia finished at the bottom of the list. Click here to see the full ranking from WalletHub.
    Energy-rich Texas suffers energy nightmare with ongoing power outages Johnson: McConnell doesnt speak for the conference on Trumps culpability for riot Best & Worst Refinance Mortgage Companies of 2021 Ad Microsoft These Unsold Jeep Grand Cherokees Are Now Dirt Cheap Ad Microsoft Cash back card wipes out interest until mid-2022 Ad Microsoft ...
    President Joe Biden did not speak to Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the cover-up of COVID-19 deaths in New York nursing homes when the two men met last week, the White House said on Tuesday. Cuomo joined a bipartisan group of mayors and governors in the Oval Office on Friday for a meeting on COVID 19 relief for states and cities. But the topic of the delayed release of data on COVID-19 deaths in the state's nursing homes didn't come up. Many New York Democrats have criticized Cuomo on the issue.  'The focus of the meeting was on the president providing an update on his plans to help get the pandemic under control,' White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at her briefing on Tuesday in response to a question from DailyMail.com, 'so no that was not a focus of their conversation or a topic.' President Joe Biden did not...
    Kujtim Fejzulai, a supporter of the Islamic State organization, sowed terror on November 2 in the heart of the Austrian capital, killing four people before being shot by police. Among the victims, a 24-year-old German student at the University of Vienna. His mother decided to prosecute “the Austrian authorities for not having done everything in their power to prevent the attack,” his lawyer Norbert Wess told .. According to the report of a commission of inquiry released by the government last week, Austrian intelligence neglected several information that could have made it possible to detect the dangerousness of the assailant. The mother, who suffers from “depression”, claims financial compensation of more than 104,000 euros for the trauma suffered and the funeral costs. The sum of 5,800 euros, offered by the state, does not even cover the cost of transporting the body to Germany, said the lawyer, who also deplores...
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    A woman walks on an empty street on February 15, 2021 in East Austin, Texas Montinique Monroe/Getty Images More than 5 million Americans are without power on Tuesday. The majority of outages are throughout Texas, according to poweroutage.us. The outages come as cold temperatures and more winter weather loom across the US. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. More than 5 million people across the US are without power Tuesday morning, with most outages centered in the state of Texas, as the US deals with record-low conditions and record-setting winter weather. According to poweroutage.us, which tracks power outages nationwide, most of the issues are in Texas, Oregon, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Oklahoma. As of early Tuesday, more than 4,400,000 people across the state of Texas are without power, according to the data. Just over 220,000 people were without electricity early Tuesday in Oregon, while about 185,000 were without...
    The Big 10 is still expected to pack the March Madness field. ESPN’s Joe Lundardi released his latest bracket projections Tuesday, and the B1G still has nine teams making the tournament. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Wisconsin Basketball (@badgermbb) If the tournament happened today, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Purdue, Iowa, Rutgers, Indiana and Minnesota would all be in.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Michigan Men’s Basketball (@umichbball) It’s truly insane how talented and deep the B1G is this basketball season. Even teams who are sliding (look no further than Wisconsin) are still expected to have solid tournament position. The Badgers are currently 15-7, 5-5 in our last 10 games and we’re still slated to be a five seed.   View this post on Instagram...
    Monday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson opened his program with a sharp rebuke of so-called green energy policies that have wreaked havoc on the country as an Arctic blast makes its way across the United States. Carlson focused on failures in Texas, where millions suffered power losses in the wake of the colder weather, and said more of that should be expected with the left’s energy policies. Transcript as follows: CARLSON: Well, the Green New Deal, has come, believe it or not to the State of Texas and now, we’re here with the report. How’s it working out so far? Well, the good news is all that alternative energy seems to have had a remarkable effect on the climate as intended. Last night, parts of Texas got to temperatures that we see in Alaska. In fact, they were the same as they were in Alaska. So global warming is no longer...
    Ice and snow blanketing roads in Odessa, Texas, on February 15, 2021. Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP Two men have died in Texas as rare freezing conditions pummel southern states. Power companies said there may be controlled electricity outages through Tuesday and Wednesday. The outages have affected some warming shelters, Houston's mayor said.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Two men have been found dead in Texas as single-digit temperatures swept across the state, cutting off power to millions of people, including those in the state's emergency warming shelters. The men's causes of death have not been officially confirmed, but law-enforcement officials in both cases suspect they died of exposure in the freezing conditions. The rare, extreme cold blast that has hit the south is predicted to impact swathes of the power grid until at least Tuesday, suppliers said. President Joe Biden issued a state...
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    The Ministry of the Economy announced Tuesday that 205 new projects would benefit from investment support funds in the aeronautics and automotive sectors. These projects “will be supported to the tune of more than 174 million euros by the State”, Bercy specifies in a press release. In total, the State has already invested 431 million in 492 projects Since September 2020, 492 projects in the aeronautics and automotive sectors have been selected to benefit from state support of more than 431 million euros in total. The projects supported are mainly (60%) carried by small and medium-sized enterprises, underlines Bercy. Funds to modernize and green processes and products Features 300 million euros, the modernization, diversification and greening of processes of the aeronautical sector must help rebound companies hit by the health crisis. It aims in particular to encourage them to develop a less polluting aircraft. On the automotive side, the...
    Colombian President Iván Duque announced tonight that the first person in his country to be vaccinated against the newCoronavirus (COVID-19) will be a nurse who works in a state hospital in the city of Sincelejo (north). « I want to make a reflection, 70 percent of the health personnel are women and we by the criteria that you established (Ministry of Health) reached a woman, a woman who is in a public hospital, who has been in the front line facing COVID-19, « said the head of state. The president said that the first person to be vaccinated will be the nurse Verónica Machado, who works at the University Hospital of Sincelejo, where she works caring for patients who are infected by this disease. Duque made the announcement on his television program Prevention and Action, which is broadcast on state channels...
    Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina was formally reprimanded by his state Republican party on Monday night after he voted to convict Donald Trump - making him the third of the seven Republicans who turned on their former president to be punished. The seven senators - Barr, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Susan Collins of Maine, Mitt Romney of Utah, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana - all knew they risked angering some voters by opting to impeach Trump.  Romney's state of Utah accuse him of having 'embarrassed' them, claiming he is not representing their interests but is instead an 'agent of the deep state'.  Bill Cassidy, Republican senator for Louisiana, was censured immediately after his vote Pat Toomey, Republican senator for Pennsylvania, has been censured by his state party Cassidy was censured formally by his party on Saturday, and Toomey shortly after....
    A new bill in Nevada would change that state’s presidential caucus to a primary and move the date of the quadrennial contest up to late January, leapfrogging Iowa’s caucuses and New Hampshire’s primary, which have kicked off the presidential nominating calendar for decades. The legislation - filed Monday by Democrat Jason Frierson, the speaker of the Nevada Assembly - would hold the state’s presidential primary on the second-to-last Tuesday in January and would include 10 days of early voting that would conclude the Friday before the election. EARLY PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY STATES' GOP CHAIRS TEAM UP TO PROTECT THEIR 2024 TURF Nevada is currently the third state to hold a presidential nominating contest in the Democratic calendar, and the fourth state in the Republican calendar, following the South Carolina primary. Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaigns in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 21, 2020, ahead of the state's Democratic presidential caucuses....
    (CNN)The Senate's impeachment proceedings just put a big spotlight on the 2022 North Carolina US Senate race. GOP Sen. Richard Burr's surprise vote to convict former President Donald Trump isn't sitting well with the Republicans in his home state.Burr's state party is voting on censuring him, but that's less of an issue -- after all, he's retiring at the end of his term in 2022.But that puts an even bigger emphasis on the race to replace Burr and the Trump-aligned bona fides of any of the GOP candidates. That field could even include a Trump family member: the former President's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump. THE POINT -- NOW ON YOUTUBE! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe! Already, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is still close with the former President, sent...
    New York : When last November Russia announced that its coronavirus vaccine was 92% effective, the news was greeted with hope but also with much skepticism. The secrecy that surrounded clinical trials and the “haste” that was criticized by part of the scientific community did not inspire much confidence, not even in the Russians themselves. Today, 3 months after that announcement, things seem to have changed greatly. Little by little, Russians are beginning to trust their vaccine and its efficacy was recently endorsed by the prestigious British medical journal The Lancet. Many countries, especially in Latin America, knock on Russia’s doors to negotiate doses of its promising compound, and Russia has been quick to respond and offer its support. Even in Europe there has been interest in Sputnik. Josep Borrell, high representative of Foreign Policy and Security of the EU, recently assured that the approval for its use...
    WEST SPRINGFIELD (CBS) — Looking to treat yourself? How about some donuts? This month Food & Wine released a roundup of “The Best Doughnuts In Every State” for those willing to get in the car and try out some highly recommended donut shops. Writer David Landsel compiled the list, calling it “intensely personal, assembled after several years of doughnut eating in the name of research.” RELATED: Two Storms Will Bring Ice, Snow To New England This Week For Massachusetts, Food & Wine singles out Donut Dip in in West Springfield. Specifically, Landsel said the best time to visit is during Lent when the shop that opened in the 1950s serves its Hot Cross Donut – “raisin-studded and topped with the trademark icing cross.” Their cider donuts are also a can’t-miss in the fall or anytime of year. Donut Dip had a second location in East Longmeadow that recently closed. Up...
    Over 52 million coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the U.S. since the rollout of vaccinations began, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to February 14 CDC data, 70,057,800 doses of the vaccines have been delivered in the U.S. Of those, 52,884,356 million have been administered across the country, although a state-by-state tally, as noted by Bloomberg, shows the U.S. nearing 54 million doses administered. Of the over 52 million doses administered in the U.S., more than 8.1 million have been administered in California, over 4.1 million in Texas, over 3.4 million in Florida, and over 2.9 million in New York state. According to the CDC, 14,077,440 individuals nationwide have received two doses of the vaccine. While states continue to prioritize high-risk populations and healthcare workers, Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief adviser on the coronavirus, predicted that it will be “open season” for vaccinations come April. “As we...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. MinnPost provides updates on coronavirus in Minnesota Sunday through Friday. The information is published following a press phone call with members of the Walz administration or after the release of daily COVID-19 figures by the Minnesota Department of Health. Here are the latest updates from February 15, 2021: Two more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Monday, for a total of 6,378. Of the people whose deaths were announced Monday, one was in their 80s and one was in their 60s.  Article continues after advertisement MDH also said Monday there have been 474,169 total cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. The number of positives is up 611 from Sunday’s count and is based on 18,165 new tests....
    A key element of the ObamaCare law could hit ballots in at least four states – including the bellwether state of Florida – in 2022, which would be one-third of the non-expansion states. Mississippi, South Dakota and Wyoming also face state constitutional amendments on the ballot to expand Medicaid, the joint federal-state health care program for the low income. In recent years, Medicaid ballots initiatives prevailed by the narrowest of voter margins after state legislatures rejected the idea as too costly. BIDEN ADMINISTRATION ASKS SUPREME COURT TO UPHOLD AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, REVERSING TRUMP ARGUMENT If these four states expand Medicaid, it would expand their budgets by a total of $163.3 billion—$128 billion from Florida alone—over the next 10 years, according to an analysis by fiscal watchdog group Foundation for Government Accountability, released last week. It would also add another 2.4 million able-bodied adults to the Medicaid roles and increase hospital...
    The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local): MINNEAPOLIS — The National Weather Service says several cities are experiencing record lows amid a winter storm that's dropping snow and ice in a huge swath of the U.S. The weather station in Hibbing/Chisholm, Minnesota, saw a record low of minus 38 degrees, while Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hit minus 26 degrees. La Crosse, Wisconsin, reached a record low of minus 19. In Dallas, the low could drop to just 1 degree Monday. The weather has prompted a power emergency in Texas, where rotating power outages were initiated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. ___ LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky officials urged people to stay off the roads after one round of wintry weather hit the state and another was forecast to start Monday afternoon. “We already have some accidents on our roadways,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during a...
    The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local): MINNEAPOLIS — The National Weather Service says several cities are experiencing record lows amid a winter storm that’s dropping snow and ice in a huge swath of the U.S. The weather station in Hibbing/Chisholm, Minnesota, saw a record low of minus 38 degrees, while Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hit minus 26 degrees. La Crosse, Wisconsin, reached a record low of minus 19. In Dallas, the low could drop to just 1 degree Monday. The weather has prompted a power emergency in Texas, where rotating power outages were initiated by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. ___ LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky officials urged people to stay off the roads after one round of wintry weather hit the state and another was forecast to start Monday afternoon. “We already have some accidents on our roadways,” Gov. Andy...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. This story was produced by Kaiser Health News in partnership with PolitiFact. “We did have tragedies and we did have losses. But we also got through it better than virtually every other state.” — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on “The Ingraham Angle,” Fox News, Feb. 2, 2021 COVID-19 has pushed states to adopt unique approaches to protect their residents, but few have garnered as much scrutiny as South Dakota. Its governor, Kristi Noem, refused to enact a mask mandate or close any businesses. She argued these precautions were a matter of personal choice, even at large gatherings, such as a July 3 political event at Mount Rushmore and the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis that was connected to COVID cases...
    More than 200 flights in the United States were canceled due to a severe winter storm in the country. Winter continues to hit much of the United States hard, where more than 120 million Americans are under warnings for bad weather and possible freezing rain, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Miami World / Univision At least 46 states in the country remain under weather alerts due to the current winter system and two storms expected during the week.The Flight Aware page, which monitors air traffic, indicates that more than 2,600 flights in the United States have been canceled this Monday. On Sunday the figure was 2,388. The worst part is taking the state of Texas where the brutal freezing storm has caused that more than 2 million subscribers have been without electricity service, according to the site Poweroutage.us, which is responsible for monitoring areas that have lost electricity...
    Nevada is apparently the most sinful state in America. According to a study from WalletHub based on anger and hatred, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness, the home of Sin City is also the most sinful place in the USA, which should come as a surprise to exactly zero people! (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) California, Texas, Georgia and Florida rounded out the top five. The least sinful state? That’d be Wyoming. As I said above, is anyone on the planet surprised by the fact that the home of Las Vegas is the most sinful state in America? I wouldn’t have believed the study if any other state was in the top spot. The home of Vegas makes obvious sense. As someone who goes to Vegas a decent amount, I can tell you from firsthand experience that it’s a wild...
    The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent vaccine rollout have exposed deep issues of equity, access and justice in California. Perhaps no population has been more marginalized in the rollout than those who are held against their will in immigration detention facilities. Nearly a year into the pandemic, there is still no known plan in place and no agency or group clearly responsible for making sure that immigrants in detention in the state will get vaccinated. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detains immigrants in six facilities in California. Five of them are owned and operated by private, for-profit corporations where reports of maltreatment have been commonplace, including court-cited “deliberate indifference” toward the spread of the coronavirus. General conditions have been so bad at the sixth detention center, the Yuba County jail, that it has been under a court-ordered consent decree since 1979. Based on data collected from April to August 2020, the...
    (CNN)More than 38 million Americans have so far received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine -- but it's not the vaccinations that have driven Covid-19 numbers down across the US, one expert told CNN on Sunday. "It's what we're doing right: staying apart, wearing masks, not traveling, not mixing with others indoors," said Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Covid-19 infection and hospitalization numbers are now plummeting nationwide after rounds of devastating surges that followed the holidays. But that doesn't mean the US is in the clear. CNN Exclusive: WHO Wuhan mission finds possible signs of wider original outbreak in 2019Tens of thousands of new cases continue to be reported daily. More than 67,000 people remain hospitalized with the virus across the country, according to the COVID Tracking Project. This month alone, the US has reported more than 42,500 virus-related...
    Oaxaca, Oax., February 14.- Thanks to the coordination of efforts, in Oaxaca it was possible to vaccinate the personnel of the Health sector in the entity who are in the front line of battle against Covid-19, as reported by Governor Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, accompanying the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, at the press conference on the occasion of the National Vaccination Plan. From the State Palace of Government, Murat Hinojosa recognized the Federal Health Secretariat for its support during this pandemic, which has allowed the entity to be placed with a fatality rate of 7.1, below the national average of 8.7. Likewise, it reported that three specialty hospitals were concluded to serve Covid patients, by offering 300 beds. « On behalf of Oaxaca I want to thank you and reiterate the commitment of my government to continue working in unity and coordination on the health issue, » said the State...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Since mid January, this is almost a weekly occurrence. Hundreds of people getting their COVID-19 vaccine from direct primary care doctors and volunteers. “We’ve*** used every ounce that we can. Every drop from those bottles. We’ve not wasted it. We’ve given it to the people who meet the criteria,” organizer Dr. Natalie Gentile said over Zoom. RELATED: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Acting Health Secretary Issues Order Aimed At Speeding Up Vaccine Rollout Their work continued Sunday morning. They gave 300 people their second dose of the vaccine. After this, they’re not sure if these efforts will continue. “Nothing is guaranteed. We are literally flying day to day, waiting to hear what’s going to happen,” Dr. Gentile said about future clinics. It comes after the state announced it will narrow who gets the first doses of vaccine. The number will go down from about 1,700 sites to a few...
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    When it comes to who sports fans think is the GOAT, the United States is pretty split on the topic. One week ago Sunday, quarterback Tom Brady won his seventh Lombardi Trophy after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl 55. As soon as the clock struck zero, football fans began anointing Brady as the greatest of all-time, as he surpassed Michael Jordan’s six NBA championships. Considering that this is such a heated debate, it makes you wonder — how does the United States determine who is the GOAT? BetOnline.ag collected all of the geotagged Twitter data of all 50 states and created a map of “the Greatest GOAT” according to each state. And the results are very diverse. The ???? Debate – Decided by Twitter pic.twitter.com/OtsWkVDKZc — BetOnline.ag (@betonline_ag) February 12, 2021 Brady leads with 20 statesWhen tallying up the number of states...
    Music artists with the longest gaps between studio album releases 15 Cities Where You Can Thrive Without a Full-Time Job Map shows which athlete is considered the GOAT across all sports in every state, and Tom Brady leads the way © Provided by INSIDER Tom Brady (center) leads with 20 states, while Michael Jordan and LeBron James each secured 11 "GOAT" selections. JEFF HAYNES/AFP via Getty Images/Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports/Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Tom Brady's 7th Super Bowl victory has reignited the debate over the greatest athlete of all time. The team at betonline.ag used trends software and geotagged Twitter data to develop a map of each state's GOAT pick. Brady leads with 20 states, while Michael Jordan and LeBron James each secured 11 "GOAT" selections. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Tom Brady won his seventh career Vince Lombardi Trophy and fifth MVP award with the...
    The lawyer for Britney Spears ex-husband Kevin Federline indicated his support for her conservatorship, pointing to the pop icon's rise from financial troubles as proof it has had positive impacts on her life. Vincent Kaplan, Federline's family attorney, said that Britney was offered 'different layers of protections' as a conservatee, following news Thursday that a California judge denied Jamie Spears' objections to establishing wealth management company Bessemer Trust Co as a co-conservator of Britney's estate. 'I think there are many different layers of protection for Britney Spears as a conservatee, and I don't think anyone should be worried that in some way it's being abused for persons who have control with a conflict of interest...,' Kaplan told Fox Television Stations. 'I don't think that's a valid — it's a concern, but I don't think it's one that's founded in actuality.' Vincent Kaplan, Federline's family attorney, said that Britney was...
    By The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans’ annual pre-Lenten Mardi Gras celebration is muted this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor LaToya Cantrell has ordered bars closed during the Mardi Gras weekend that started Friday and runs through Tuesday. The lavish parades are canceled and there are limits on gatherings. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the annual pre-Lenten bash celebrated along much of the Gulf Coast — with the biggest celebration in heavily Catholic New Orleans. Last year’s revelry is considered to have contributed to an early surge that made Louisiana a coronavirus hot spot. Some locals are making the best of it, decking their houses like parade floats. A giant carton of popcorn, huge lollipops and a Paul Bunyan-sized ice cream cone are among the decorations on one two-story house aptly titled “Snacking in Place.” Motorists can drive by an array of idled floats at...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Sick of the snow yet? Hopefully not, because there’s wintry weather in the seven-day forecast three more times starting Saturday. Another area of low pressure will bring in a wintry mix, beginning as snow before quickly changing over to sleet and freezing rain. Most of the precipitation will turn over to a steady but light freezing rain through Saturday afternoon. RELATED: TIMELINE: When Will The Wintry Mix Arrive In Maryland? The ice may create difficulties for travel and slick roads. The system prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Weather Advisory for: Anne Arundel, southern Baltimore, Calvert, Charles, Cecil, southern Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties beginning Saturday morning through Sunday morning. Baltimore City is also included in the advisory. In addition, Charles and St. Mary’s counties are under an ice storm warning until 7 a.m. Sunday. Ice accumulations in those...
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    By The Associated Press LONDON — The University of Oxford plans to test its COVID-19 vaccine in children for the first time, becoming the latest vaccine developer to assess whether its coronavirus shot is effective in young people. The trial announced Saturday seeks to recruit 300 volunteers between the ages of 6 and 17, with up to 240 receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and the remainder a control meningitis vaccine. Andrew Pollard, chief researcher on the Oxford vaccine trial, says that while most children don’t get severely ill from COVID-19, “it is important to establish the safety and immune response to the vaccine in children and young people as some children may benefit from vaccination.’’ Regulators in more than 50 countries have authorized widespread use of the Oxford vaccine, which is being produced and distributed by AstraZeneca, for use in people over the age of 18. Other drug companies are also...
    LONDON — The University of Oxford plans to test its COVID-19 vaccine in children for the first time, becoming the latest vaccine developer to assess whether its coronavirus shot is effective in young people. The trial announced Saturday seeks to recruit 300 volunteers between the ages of 6 and 17, with up to 240 receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and the remainder a control meningitis vaccine. Andrew Pollard, chief researcher on the Oxford vaccine trial, says that while most children don’t get severely ill from COVID-19, “it is important to establish the safety and immune response to the vaccine in children and young people as some children may benefit from vaccination.’’ Regulators in more than 50 countries have authorized widespread use of the Oxford vaccine, which is being produced and distributed by AstraZeneca, for use in people over the age of 18. Other drug companies are also testing the COVID-19 vaccines...
    The defense of the former Security Director at Iberdrola, Antonio Asenjo, charged in piece 17 of the macrocause ‘Tándem’, has submitted a letter to the National Court to denounce that the meal they celebrated last January the State Attorney General, Dolores Delgado, with the president of ACS, Florentino Pérez, and others, violates your client’s right to a fair trial and their right to a fair trial. In the brief, the lawyer concludes that Florentino Pérez, who is personified as injured in this piece “and whose companies are under criminal investigation in other proceedings” he used a friend to sit down to eat with the Attorney General of the State. Regarding that meal, the lawyer cites the media that echoed it to emphasize that it was paid for by Pérez, so this “implies that the state attorney general accepted a gift whose value far exceeds the maximum amount of what the...
    Willie Smith, 52, was to receive a lethal injection in the Holman jail, in Atmore, in the state of Alabama, United States. (Free Press Photo: .) The execution of an American sentenced to death for the murder of a woman 30 years ago, which was scheduled for Thursday, was suspended at the last minute by the Supreme Court, which made the absence of a chaplain illegal. Willie Smith, 52, was to receive a lethal injection in the Holman prison, in Atmore, in the state of Alabama, in the southeastern United States. In 1991, the convicted man had kidnapped a 22-year-old woman from a bank ATM and, threatening her with a gun, forced her to give her her credit card code. Later, he forcibly took her to a cemetery and shot her dead. He put the body in the young woman’s car and set it on fire. A...
    The Jalisco State Prosecutor’s Office, in the center of Mexico, has reported that almost a score of bags filled with human remains. In a statement, prosecutors have indicated that the discovery occurred in the city of Zapopan, near a stadium of the Chivas de Guadalajara soccer team, although It is the second of its kind in the last two weeks. Thus, they have indicated that the agents have already opened the relevant investigations and will proceed to the identification of the remains as soon as possible. According to the entity, it was several local police officers who realized that there were human remains in the area and then they notified other authorities. The Prosecutor’s Office has thus requested the staff of the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences to transfer the bags for analysis. In the same area, four other bags were found on January 29 with human remains inside. At...
    The first tax on digital ad revenue from Big Tech companies is headed for Maryland after the state Senate voted on Friday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto. That tax, which is projected to generate as much as $250 million in its first year, will fund the state's education reform. The Senate voted 29-17, just making it past the two-thirds threshold necessary to override a veto. The law will impose a 2.5% tax on ad revenues from companies that make between $100 million and $1 billion. Companies that make more than $15 billion, such as Google and Facebook, will pay a 10% tax on ads that are displayed inside the state. Hogan and business groups argued that the tax will get passed down to small businesses that rely on Big Tech companies for advertising. The Tax Foundation said the tax was "unworkably vague" and illustrated "how lawmakers have...
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    Builders at a £1billion palace allegedly owned by Russian President Vladimir Putin have confirmed the once-opulent home is riddled with mould and in a constant state of disrepair.  Russian opposition leader and Putin nemesis Alexei Navalny last month released a series of images purportedly of the palace's luxurious rooms - including a strip club, casino and a theatre. The photographs were released alongside a YouTube video which claimed the palace was being reconstructed due to a mould issue. The Kremlin has denied claims of the palace's extravagance - with Putin blasting the allegations as 'boring' and a 'compilation and montage'.  Russian state TV released its own report on the palace, claiming it was an under-construction hotel for unidentified rich Russians - with footage showing building work and a state of disrepair. Now, builders who claim they worked on the site between 2005 and 2020 said the palace is opulent, but is currently riddled...
    via CCTV Despite its racist origins and painful history, blackface keeps showing up on TV in China. On Thursday night local time, the opening performance of state-run broadcaster CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala featured Chinese men and women smeared in dark makeup, dressed in mismatched costumes meant to evoke “African tribal” attire. Ululations with a brisk drum beat were mixed into the program’s soundtrack. The show has a history of controversy, and this isn’t the first time its performers have used blackface on stage. In 2018, for a skit that was meant to deliver a heartwarming message about friendly relations between China and African nations, a Chinese actress donned blackface makeup and strapped on an exaggerated prosthetic derriere to play the role of an African woman. She walked onto the stage carrying a fruit basket on her head and was accompanied by an actor—a Black man—wearing a monkey suit. And,...
    The financial damage, he assures, originates from some subsidies that the state provides to some private participants, such as renewable power plants and self-supply contracts; the low dispatch of its plants –that is, the little energy that is managed to upload to the system–; an increasing rate scheme and some payments in dollars that must be made to private parties for the energy generated. “How much are we talking about these damages that we have already quantified from external producers? Both for subsidies, both for low dispatch, for the increasing rate, for the exchange risk, because in addition, they hired them (…) in dollars, but we sell energy in pesos “, explained the official during an open forum in the Chamber of Deputies. Sector specialists and organizations have argued that the energy produced via the sun or wind is extremely cheaper -many of these under the figure...
    Despite its racist origins and painful history, blackface keeps showing up on TV in China. On Thursday night local time, the opening performance of state-run broadcaster CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala featured Chinese men and women smeared in dark makeup, dressed in mismatched costumes meant to evoke “African tribal” attire. Ululations with a brisk drum beat were mixed into the program’s soundtrack. The show has a history of controversy, and this isn’t the first time its performers have used blackface on stage. In 2018, for a skit that was meant to deliver a heartwarming message about friendly relations between China and African nations, a Chinese actress donned blackface makeup and strapped on an exaggerated prosthetic derriere to play the role of an African woman. She walked onto the stage carrying a fruit basket on her head and was accompanied by an actor—a Black man—wearing a monkey suit. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, her...
    by Keith Russell | CBS 11 WAXAHACHIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Who would’ve thought Waxahachie would be #1 in the state in 6A boys basketball? RELATED: NCAA March Madness Bracket Preview Show Airing On CBS Saturday, February 13 Head coach Greg Gober says, “We’ve got a tremendous resolve that which you can see in your opponent and that which you cannot see.” The Indians could not have foreseen 18 member of the girls and boys programs getting COVID-19. And basketball at the school being shutdown for two weeks. The sounds of sneaker squeaking and balls bouncing instantly going away. Senior CJ Nolan (Headed to OU next season) says, “We got the email/text whatever we got saying we had to shutdown for two weeks. We were very like Ahhh.” RELATED: National Anthem Plays At Dallas Mavericks Home Game For First Time This Season The agony of temporarily losing a chance to play...
    An upstate New York man is accused of killing a 7-month-old German Shepherd and throwing the pup in the trash, according to state police. Raymond Mangieri, 27, of Peru, was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under New York State Agriculture and Markets Law, state troopers said in a release. According to Sun Community News, the dog, named Ace, had been reported missing earlier in the day and was found in Mangieri’s trash. Raymond A. Mangieri, was arrested for kidnapping and killing his mother’s dog Ace, then dumping it in a trash can. Facebook Mangieri was arraigned and released without bail — but was rearrested and sent to the Clinton County Jail for violating his parole from an earlier conviction of driving under the influence of drugs, court records show. Filed under animal cruelty ,  state police ,  upstate new york ,  2/11/21
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. MinnPost provides updates on coronavirus in Minnesota Sunday through Friday. The information is published following a press phone call with members of the Walz administration or after the release of daily COVID-19 figures by the Minnesota Department of Health. Here are the latest updates from February 11, 2021: Twenty-four more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday, for a total of 6,343. Of the people whose deaths were announced Thursday, one was over 100, five were in their 90s, eight in their 80s, nine in their 70s, and one in their 30s. The person in their 30s who died had underlying health conditions, said MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm during a press conference Thursday. Thirteen of the...
    The Chinese government is banning BBC News from landing in its country after the British outlet published an explosive story on alleged torture and rape occurring in Uighur concentration camps. The decision comes one week after Ofcom, the media regulator of the United Kingdom had nixed a license for the state run China Global Television Network (CGTN) to air in the U.K. A Thursday statement from China's National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) accused the BBC of not meeting the government's standards for reporting -- including that it allegedly undermined China's national unity. "After investigation, the relevant content of BBC World News’s China-related reports seriously violated the relevant provisions of the 'Regulations on the Administration of Radio and Television' and the 'Administrative Measures for the Landing of Overseas Satellite TV Channels,' violated the requirements that news should be truthful and fair, harmed China’s national interests and undermined China’s national unity," the NRTA...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Gov. Tom Wolf conceded that Pennsylvania isn’t doing “a perfect job” of administering COVID-19 vaccines, but supply is ultimately the limiting factor. RELATED: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Tells Pharmacies They Won’t Be Receiving Any Vaccine This Week The governor joined the Department of Aging Thursday to talk about “community-based” solutions for getting people 65 and older the vaccine. Wolf says there are 4 million people in Phase 1A, meaning the state would have to receive 8 million vaccines to finish the first priority tier. Through Feb. 13, the state has been allocated about 2.4 million doses and has administered a little more than half. Governor Tom Wolf says the vaccine rollout has not gone the way people in the state want. He says it’s been a frustrating process. pic.twitter.com/EqTKVjdCQR — Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) February 11, 2021 Wolf says Pennsylvania gets about...
    It’s been said for a long time that rock is dead, and although it is a very severe statement – and to a certain point fatalistic – we must accept that many years ago it stopped being the most popular genre. However, guitarrazos are far from disappearing, because bands appear every so often that show us the opposite, as in the case of The Luka State, which will surely blow their heads when they hear them. Although they have been in the British indie scene for a while and have worked very hard, this group is just taking off and it seems that the world is about to meet themThey have a proposal that in these times of pandemic is extremely necessary. Songs that mix those Guitars and melodies so unique to British artists that they move us, with refined beats and piano melodies. Photo via Facebook: The...
    More On: bill de blasio De Blasio loses his economic development chief James Patchett Demand trounces supply as Citi Field finally opens as vax site Barclays Center may become mass COVID-19 vaccine site, de Blasio says Many NYC COVID-19 vaccine hubs only open 4 days a week amid low supplies Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wants to tax the rich — he just isn’t sure what that means. Hizzoner — who has called for boosting taxes on the rich for years — couldn’t provide specifics when pressed Thursday about what income levels would trigger the new levies he’d impose on New York’s wealthiest if he could. “What I think, is for millionaires and billionaires, there should be higher taxes, particularly for billionaires,” de Blasio testified at a virtual joint legislative budget hearing on local governments while under questioning from state Sen. Jim Gaughran (D-Suffolk County). Gaughran quizzed de...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- Governor Phil Murphy's is repeating his claim that New Jersey is the pizza capital of the world.The governor first said it on social media Tuesday for National Pizza Day.In his video, he was eating a slice in his Newark office from a pizzeria in Maplewood. Jersey Pizza. Number One. Period. #NationalPizzaDay pic.twitter.com/2oeooxMkyD— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) February 9, 2021But lawmakers in New York and Connecticut think he's wrong and are trying to make pizza their state's official food.MORE NEWS: Maryland man reunited with dog after house explosion leads to 4 months in comaEMBED More News VideosA man and his dog who were nearly killed when their home exploded in Baltimore have finally been reunited after he spent four months in a coma. Wednesday morning on CNBC, Murphy insisted New Jersey is place to go for a good pizza."We've got great pizza parlors up and down the...
    By Rodolfo León 0 COMMENTS 02/10/2021 4:55 pm Do you have izzi And are you suffering from all kinds of problems with your internet and telephone service? Relax, you are not alone. During these last hours, users have reported a massive failure in these two services and it seems that this not only affects the CDMX, but also to Mexico state. According to the portal DownDetectorFrom 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM today, Tuesday, February 10, there have been about 2,300 power failures. Izzi in the areas of Iztapalapa and Gustavo A. Madero inside of Mexico City. Meanwhile, in the Mexico state problems are reported in areas of Naucalpan, Ecatepec de Morelos and Tlalnepantla. More than telephony problems, it seems that the vast majority of reports have to do with internet service. As you can imagine, I’s social mediazzi They are full of complaints about this,...
    The New York Times ‘Your Own Private Army’: How the Republican Party Allied With Militias LANSING, Michigan – Last April, dozens of heavily armed militia members crowded the Michigan Capitol to protest a stay-at-home order declared by the Democratic governor to contain the pandemic. Chanting and stomping, they stopped legislative work, tried to force their way into the room, and brandished their rifles from the gallery at the legislators below. At first, Republican leaders had some doubts about their new allies. “The perception was not good. Next time tell them not to bring guns, ”complained Mike Shirkey, the majority leader in the state Senate, according to one of the protest organizers. However, Michigan’s highest-ranking Republican came to his senses after organizers threatened to return with guns and “militiamen to sign autographs and hand AR-15 rifles to the boys on the Capitol lawn.” “In his favor,” wrote Jason Howland, the organizer...
    MILLIONS of relationships are on the skids - with one in eight adults 'disgusted' by the state of their partner's pants. A study polling 2,000 adults has revealed the state of the nation’s underwear ahead of Valentine’s Day, with more than one in five admitting they don’t dress to impress on the most romantic day of the year. 6One in eight adults 'disgusted' by the state of their partner's pants, according to a new studyCredit: Getty Images - Getty Nearly half (47 per cent) have worn pants until the point of them falling apart while one in five feel their other half needs to make more of an effort in the crotch department. The biggest turn-offs were found to be stained or smelly undies, worn out pairs - and big pants. It also emerged more than a quarter of men have their partner buy their undergarments for them. Virginie Moille,...
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    New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a news conference on September 08, 2020 in New York City.Spencer Platt | Getty Images Large stadiums and arenas in New York can reopen beginning Feb. 23 with limited capacity if preapproved by the state's department of health, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday. Stadiums that seat more than 10,000 or more people will be limited to 10% capacity and everyone entering the buildings must present a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours of the event, he said. This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.Related TagsBreaking News: Business
    Public service workers help people to check in at a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site in Robstown, Texas, February 9, 2021.Go Nakamura | Reuters The Biden administration will partner with Texas officials to build three new community vaccination centers in Dallas, Arlington and Houston, a member of President Joe Biden's Covid-19 response team announced Wednesday. The centers, which will be operational the week of Feb. 22, will allow health-care providers to administer more than 10,000 shots per day, Jeff Zients, Biden's Covid czar, said told reporters during a White House news briefing on the pandemic. "We are deploying teams immediately to work hand in hand with the state and local jurisdiction," he said. Zients also said later Wednesday that he will join New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a press briefing to formally announce the development of two new Covid vaccine centers in the state to help distribute shots to "underserved...
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