U.S. Teen Jailed for Breaching Quarantine in Cayman Islands Admits ‘I Deserved It’ | PEOPLE

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Better Safe Than Sorry: U.S. Postal Service Removing Mailboxes in Some Cities Before Inauguration

In the wake of last week’s attack against the U.S. government by domestic Trump-supporting terrorists, the U.S. Post Office is taking extra precaution ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration and removing mailboxes in several major cities. via Complex: Additionally, USPS will … Read more…

European Shooting Stars 2021; NENT Group Chair; German Films U.S. Program; BBC Sounds Joins Sky — Global Briefs

European Shooting Stars 2021 This year’s ten European Shooting Star actors are Seidi Haarla (Finland), Nicolas Maury (France), Albrecht Schuch (Germany), Natasa Stork (Hungary), Fionn O’Shea (Ireland), Žygimantė Elena Jakštaitė (Lithuania), Martijn Lakemeier (The Netherlands), Sara Klimoska (North Macedonia), Alba … Read more…

Twitter suspends over 70,000 QAnon accounts after attack on U.S. Capitol

Twitter has suspended over 70,000 accounts since Friday in an attempt to scrape off its crust of festering QAnon conspiracy gunk. It’s laughably too late, but at least it’s something. Numerous high profile QAnon figures were unceremoniously booted from Twitter … Read more…

Pair of Georgia runoff races are razor close with U.S. Senate control at stake

It’s Election Day in Georgia where millions have already cast their votes in the two Senate runoff races. Republican incumbent David Perdue faces Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff. The other incumbent Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler is challenged by Democrat Raphael Warnock. … Read more…

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Climb 0.9% Amid Jump In Orders For Transportation Equipment

Partly reflecting a jump in orders for transportation equipment, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods increased by more than expected in the month of November. RTT – Economic News SPECIAL … Read more…

U.S. vs. Facebook: Inside the tech giant’s behind-the-scenes campaign to battle back antitrust lawsuits

The company ramped up its lobbying, hired high-powered lawyers and launched a slew of internal initiatives as the government prepared to sue — and rebuffed its early entreaties to try to ward off the case. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Bomb-Maker Admitted to Building Device Used in Lockerbie Explosion, U.S. Prosecutors Say

U.S. prosecutors unsealed charges against an alleged bomb-maker for the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, reopening a long-stalled case over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing on the 32nd anniversary of the attack. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

‘We’re in a crisis’: Biden says U.S. needs to defeat climate change as he introduces team, priorities

President-elect Joe Biden introduced members of his climate and energy teams in Wilmington, Del., including Rep. Deb Haaland, who would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary in U.S. history. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Twitter Billionaire Jack Dorsey Gives U.S. Mayors $15 Million To Fund Basic Income

The mayors will distribute the money as no-strings-attached cash payments to hundreds of residents in their cities. Creating change SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your … Read more…

Tide Of New Medical Demand Arriving As U.S. Resources Are Already Overdrawn | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer XPCC citing Xinjiang ‘slave labor’

The Trump administration expanded economic pressure on China’s region of Xinjiang, banning cotton imports from a powerful organization that it says uses the forced labor of detained Uighur Muslims. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop New Season at … Read more…

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Deteriorates Slightly More Than Initially Estimated

Revised data released by the University of Michigan on Wednesday showed consumer sentiment in the U.S. deteriorated by slightly more than expected in the month of November. The report said the consumer sentiment index for November was downwardly revised to … Read more…

U.S. Bishops Worry Biden’s Progressive Faith Stances Will Confuse Catholics

Eliminating abortion is a “preeminent priority” for American bishops, Archbishop José Gomez said. Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: With No Leadership, Pandemic Spreads Like Wildfire in U.S.

The coronavirus pandemic has replaced the presidential election in the news headlines as infections in the U.S. spiral out of control. On Friday and Saturday, confirmed cases exceeded 350,000 while more than 2,600 people succumbed to the virus. According to … Read more…

‘Are We Getting Invaded?’ U.S. Boats Faced Russian Aggression Near Alaska

Russia has escalated its provocative encounters in the North Pacific this year, harassing boats in U.S. fishing waters and sending bombers toward Alaska’s shores. NYT > U.S. News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Nearly 50% of new Disney+ customers are in India and Indonesia—and they pay far less than U.S. users

The growth of Walt Disney Co.’s streaming service in India and Indonesia has been staggering, with the countries now accounting for more than a quarter of its 73.7 million customers globally. What’s less staggering is the price most of the … Read more…

U.S. Covid Response Can Be Smarter Than A Shutdown: Biden Task Force Member | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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U.S. Election Workers Deliver Smooth Election Despite Hectoring From Trump | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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ByteDance asks federal appeals court to vacate U.S. order forcing it to sell TikTok

In a new filing, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance asked the federal appeals court to vacate the United States government order forcing it to sell the app’s American operations. President Donald Trump issued an order in August requiring ByteDance to sell … Read more…

U.S. apparel watchdog probes Jockey’s Indian partner after human rights abuse allegations

A top apparel industry watchdog has launched an investigation into underwear maker Jockey International’s Indian partner Page Industries Ltd following allegations of human rights abuses at one of its factories. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop Men’s & … Read more…

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Improves Slightly More Than Initially Estimated In October

Consumer sentiment in the U.S. improved slightly more than initially estimated in the month of October, according to revised data released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report showed the consumer sentiment index for October was upwardly revised … Read more…

U.S. senators question Amazon on concerns it tracks employees, limits unionization

Four Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday sent a letter to Amazon.com Inc’s Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, demanding answers over the company’s alleged moves to track and monitor employees and limit unionization efforts. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop … Read more…

U.S. Charges Eight People With Helping China Illegally Target Alleged Fugitives

The FBI arrested five people on charges of helping Beijing harass and threaten alleged fugitives in the U.S., authorities said, opening a new front in efforts targeting allegations of Chinese wrongdoing in the U.S. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

U.S. Stocks Come Under Pressure After Seeing Modest Strength In Early Trading

Stocks have come under pressure over the course of morning trading on Thursday, with the major averages pulling back firmly into negative territory after moving modestly higher early in the session. The major averages have seen further downside in recent … Read more…

U.S. Stocks Close Mostly Higher As Pelosi Indicates Progress On Stimulus Deal

Stocks fluctuated over the course of the trading session on Thursday but managed to end the day mostly higher. After bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line in morning trading, the major averages largely remained positive throughout the afternoon. … Read more…

People’s Champ: 24-Year-Old Develops App That Tells You Which McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines in the U.S. Are Working

Rashiq Zahid unveiled a web app today that showcases which McDonald’s locations in the United States have a working ice cream machine. The 24-year-old software engineer, was able to do this by reverse-engineering McDonald’s ordering API. via Complex: The app, … Read more…

U.S. report: Much of the world’s chocolate supply relies on more than 1 million child workers

Child labor among agricultural households in cocoa-growing areas of Ivory Coast and Ghana, the two primary suppliers, increased from 31 percent to 45 percent between 2008 and 2019, according to the Department of Labor survey. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

With Election Day looming, Twitter imposes new limits on U.S. politicians — and ordinary users, too

Twitter will impose new warnings on political lies, restrict premature declarations of victory and block calls for polling violence or other disruptions, the company announced Friday as it rolled out a wide-ranging package of revisions designed to harden the platform … Read more…

A disputed election could cost the U.S. its ‘AAA’ credit rating

President Trump’s refusal to commit to accepting the results of next month’s presidential election isn’t just threatening America’s democratic norms—it could also damage the country’s pristine credit rating. According to credit rating agency Fitch Ratings, it appears likely that the … Read more…