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    COLUMBUS — Nearly 400 graduating seniors from more than 70 counties across the state recently received their high school diplomas as members of Ohio Connections Academy’s Class of 2021. Typically, the online public charter school hosts a traditional, in-person commencement ceremony, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the graduation ceremony was held virtually. “We couldn’t be prouder of the Class...
    Oliver Douliery/Getty Images President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order reversing his predecessor’s move to ban Chinese smartphone applications including TikTok and WeChat. Former President Donald Trump signed executive orders last year to ban the applications’ parent organizations from transacting with American companies due to concerns over surveillance and their connections to the Chinese government. The move effectively...
    In class: Govit-19 Grand Junction, Colorado, June 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – AmericanSealantsInc. (ASI) today announced the immediate expansion of its international service delivery to all countries around the world within the reach of travelers. US Secretary of State Global Dynamic Mapping Application. ASI is preparing to serve its new and existing international clients by carefully monitoring the...
    It's all in the family for some well-known members of the Biden administration. White House press secretary Jen Psaki, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, senior adviser Anita Dunn, White House counselor Steve Richetti, deputy chief of staff Bruce Reed and Presidential Personnel Office Director Cathy Russell each have at least one direct family member working...
    NEW YORK -- Katie Thurston's season of "The Bachelorette" kicked off with her celebrating her new role. "I feel like being 'The Bachelorette' means that I can fall in love and start a family," she said. She longs for a stable family life after moving around a lot due to her parents' divorce and not having much money while growing...
    Warner Bros., Paramount ‘Batman’ and ’Star Trek’ have crossed paths many times. Batman has been around for decades. The comic book hero Batman was created in 1939 by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. The “Bat-Man,” as he was known at the start, brought punishment to the evil-doers of Gotham City. Even though he is nearly 100 years old,...
    Hunter Biden and a former FBI director were hired by a Romanian tycoon later convicted of bribery - and represented him in meetings with top U.S. officials - emails from Hunter's laptop show. Romanian real estate tycoon Gabriel Popoviciu was convicted in his home country in 2016 of bribing a university official to buy a 550-acre plot of government-owned land...
    After months of testing Amazon is launching Sidewalk, a shared network that will connect Amazon-enabled smart devices. Amazon Sidewalk, which is set to debut on June 8, is a low-bandwidth network that taps into a customer's home WiFi to connect Alexa smart speakers, Ring security cameras, Tile location trackers and other outdoor sensors.  Sidewalk works by having users of these...
    The sister of the prominent police officer shot dead by socialite Jasmine Hartin has slammed the decision to charge her with manslaughter by negligence - telling DailyMail.com: 'this is not justice.'  Hartin, 32, who is married to the son of British billionaire Lord Michael Ashcroft, could escape with a fine of just $10,000 after authorities in Belize opted against a...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A strong Asian culture and community exists within Western Pennsylvania and it continues to grow. In fact, several thousand Asians and Pacific Islanders live in Allegheny County alone, according to Vibrant Pittsburgh. READ MORE: Walmart Apologizes After Spoof Email Went Out With Racial Slur Born in Japan, Fuyuo Ueyama, which means winter man on top...
    COLUMBUS – Two students from Scioto County were among the 74 Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) students to be recognized for their outstanding academic achievement and service to the community. During a virtual ceremony on Ohio Connections Academy’s LiveLesson virtual classroom, Sarah Hooper, a sophomore from Wheelersburg, was among the 46 OCA students in grades 10 through 12 who were inducted...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Children’s Diabetes Foundation is holding its annual EPIC Conference with a focus on connectivity. EPIC stands for Empowering Patients for Individualized Care, and the conference is designed to be an open conversation between experts in the field of diabetes, and people living with the disease and their caregivers. “We have formulated it to be a very...
    Yesterday’s revelations about the extensive contacts between Bloomberg officials and China’s propagandists are more important than many of our readers may know. While many Breitbart readers may know Michael Bloomberg primarily as the ultra-wealthy former mayor of New York and briefly a candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, Bloomberg has far more sway in the world than that. In...
    When solar winds hit the Earth they are ten times hotter than scientists would expect, and it is due to turbulence in magnetic fields, a new study reveals. Solar physicists from University College London (UCL) created a series of complex supercomputer simulations to map the hot winds coming from the Sun. The solar wind is a stream of charged particles...
    Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin is being accused of using his status as a member of the royal family to sell connections to Vladimir Putin. Reporters from The Times and Channel 4 conducted an investigation while posing undercover as investors in a fake South Korean gold company. The group of reporters published their allegations Saturday. An undercover investigation can disclose that...
    Queen Elizabeth II's cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, is the subject of a new investigative report that found he is essentially selling his royal status for personal profit to those seeking access to Russian President Vladimir Putin.  The undercover investigation was conducted by the Sunday Times and Channel 4. Reporters for the outlets posed as investors of a fake South Korean...
    Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and former advisor to President Donald Trump, is founding a new group to work on strengthening agreements that normalized relations between Israel and four Arab states last year.  The "Abraham Accords Institute for Peace" will focus on bolstering relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Bahrain and Sudan. Kushner, who is married to Ivanka...
    The law firm representing a seedy massage parlor, that both advertises on websites known by the government to illicit sex and pays tens-of-thousands of dollars in rent to vulnerable Democrat Rep. Ron Kind (WI), also has deep ties with Ron Kind. Since last week, Kind has come under intense scrutiny for receiving tens-of-thousands of dollars from renting one of the buildings...
    BOSTON (CBS) – As parts of ‘normal’ life slowly resume here in Massachusetts, for our neighbors whose hearts are in India – it still feels like March of last year. “It just seems like an alternate reality when I talk to my mother on the other side of the world,” said Caren Vaz. READ MORE: Worcester Company In Hot Water...
    Rudy Giuliani blasted three media outlets that were forced to retract parts of stories they published about him last week following a FBI raid on his Manhattan apartment.  “They’ve been trying to make me a Russian agent for about three years, which is totally nuts,” the former mayor and Donald Trump attorney told Fox News’ “Hannity” Monday night.  “I’m probably...
    This week Honda unveiled the 11th iteration of its longest running model, and besides a new look, there’s also some notable tech differences in the 2022 Civic sedan.  Other highlights of the revamped model include changes to its driver assist technology, which became standard across all trim levels starting with the 2019 model year. The updated version of Honda Sensing...
    Rudy Giuliani denied a report that said he received a warning from the FBI in late 2019 that he was a target of Russian disinformation. The Washington Post cited "people familiar with the matter" in reporting late Thursday that Giuliani received a warning about a Russian influence operation aimed at perpetuating "falsehoods" about now-President Joe Biden ahead of a planned...
    Landon Mion, The Western Journal April 24, 2021 0 Comments A National Institutes of Health official announced the discovery of more than 500 “scientists of concern” with connections to China and other foreign influences who are working in academic institutions and research programs that receive federal funding. The announcement was made Thursday by Michael Lauer, the NIH deputy director...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It is Earth Week and Pittsburgh is in the midst of a battle over asphalt. Drivers want every inch they can get while the city is trying to make bicycle riders safer. More bike lanes are coming as the city tries to create an environment where people will feel comfortable climbing onboard their bikes. Karina Ricks, the...
    DENVER (CBS4) –  For nearly 40 years, CBS4 has been raising money and awareness for youth living in foster care. It’s called A Day for Wednesday’s Child. It’s a celebration of the connections that can transform a child’s life. “Connections are really relationships, is what we’re talking about, aren’t built by snapping our fingers right. We make this all happen...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The FBI on Wednesday was asking for help in finding potential victims and information about two truck drivers – one of them from Chicago – who are accused of kidnapping women and demanding ransom for their release. They also tried to make the women work as prostitutes, a charging document said. READ MORE: International Manhunt Underway For...
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    Roy Rochlin/Getty Images WWE Championship Belt presented during the Beyond Sport United 2016 at Barclays Center on August 9, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. On Tuesday, World Wrestling Entertainment aka WWE announced that William Shatner will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in a ceremony on April 6th. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony will...
    By Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) - In the days before an east Los Angeles COVID-19 vaccination site opened in a Latino neighborhood that was hard-hit by the pandemic, people flooded California's online booking system to snap up appointments. The software accepted hundreds of ineligible residents from wealthy enclaves such as Beverly Hills. Jim Mangia, chief executive of St. John's Well Child...
    During the pandemic of 2020 that crossed into 2021, we learned a lot about each other and about basic human needs. Before March of 2020, in-person business meetings were often viewed as inconvenient, inessential and even unnecessary. Was the time worth it? They involved dressing up, travel and small talk. Sometimes it felt like email could have been more effective....
    A collection of historical documents was gifted last fall to the Center for Irish Research and Teaching at Georgia Southern University. Students and faculty will be able to utilize the documents in their research about the history of the Irish in Georgia. From Georgia Southern University: This year marks 100...
    (CNN)Many Jackson, Mississippi residents may finally return to a sense of normalcy regarding their water supply, which has remained strained since the capital was struck by severe winter storms in February.While water has largely been restored, a boil water notice is still in place, preventing some residents from using water for cooking or washing. Officials in Jackson intend to provide...
    March 13, 2021 | 5:00 am Despite the fact that fiber optic fixed broadband accesses in Mexico grew 23.6% between June 2019 and June 2020, the progress of fiber optic deployment in the country is below the average for countries of the Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD). The deployment of fiber optic networks is a key issue...
    BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian police launched an operation of unprecedented scale against organized crime on Tuesday, according to the country’s federal prosecutor´s office. About 200 searches mobilizing more than 1,200 police officers were carried out simultaneously throughout the country of 11.5 million people, the office told The Associated Press. A spokesperson at the prosecutor’s office said searches started at around...
    When Joe Biden came to Los Angeles to raise money for his presidential campaign, Tom Girardi filled a dining room at the Jonathan Club with wealthy attorneys. “Obviously everyone thinks the world of you — and they should,” Girardi told Biden as his then-wife, “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Erika Jayne, looked on in a stylish blue dress. The...
    Since Meghan first stepped into the royal limelight, Oprah Winfrey has determinedly set about wooing her, from doing yoga with Meghan’s mum Doria, to providing gifts, flattery and mentorship — not to mention a powerful plug for her brand of oat-milk lattes on Instagram. But while these acts of courtship show a clear link between Oprah and Meghan, what has...
    How to respond to All lives matter and more: An ex-neo-Nazi and author offer advice Live stimulus updates: Senate Democrats reach deal to keep weekly unemployment benefit at $300 per week © Getty Images Steve Jobs. Memory is one thing, according to Jobs. But range of experience can matter even more. How can you tell if you're intelligent? More...
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is investigating an uptick in new coronavirus cases on campus, involving students, faculty and staff, a spokesperson said. The Ivy League school has reported 58 new cases in the past seven days as of Sunday, according to the school's testing dashboard, but spokesperson Brian Clark said there were few connections behind the surge. “We...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff LOS ANGELES (KDKA) – Sunday’s 78th Golden Globe Awards will include some connections to the Steel City. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Ohio: Fraudulent Claims Overwhelm Pandemic-Related Unemployment Programs One of the smash hits of the past year was “The Mandalorian” and the executive producer of the show is Mt. Lebanon’s own Dave Filoni. “The...
    President Biden’s CIA pick pushed back on concerns about connections between the D.C. think tank he runs and the Chinese government, telling the Senate he takes the danger posed by Chinese Communist Party malign influence operations inside the United States seriously. Burns has served as president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace since 2015, with the group receiving...
    There are many rumors that we are hearing about new Apple devices and MacBooks may go up a big redesign this year. Beyond the Apple Car or Apple Glass, Apple has very short-term plans to update its range of laptopsIn both design and spec, with the new M-series processors. MacBook Pro concept And it seems that the redesign, at least...