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    Americans filed 900,000 applications for unemployment benefits last week, a signal that layoffs are still going strong as the coronavirus hammers businesses and workers alike. The feds have now reported about 75.6 million initial jobless claims over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic — a number equivalent to roughly 47 percent of the nation’s...
    The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims decreased to 900,000 last week as the economy continued to suffer the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to the Department of Labor. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) figure released Thursday represented a decrease in the number of new jobless claims compared to the week...
    America Morgann Jezequel, correspondent in Rio de Janeiro Subscribers Published on 01-21-21 at 2:37 p.m. – Updated 01-21-21 at 2:38 p.m. © BELGA / . The remarks of the Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, on the state of the national...
    By DON THOMPSON | The Associated Press SACRAMENTO  — California on Wednesday said it’s safe to resume using a batch of Moderna coronavirus vaccine after some people fell ill and a halt to injections was recommended. The decision frees up more than 300,000 doses to counties, cities and hospitals struggling to obtain supplies. The state...
    More On: unemployment Workers file 965K new jobless claims as COVID-19 ravages market Dropbox COO to step down as company announces mass layoffs US loses jobs for first time since April amid new COVID lockdowns Senate passes COVID-19 relief bill Americans filed 900,000 applications for unemployment benefits last week, a signal that layoffs are...
    The upcoming James Bond movie “No Time to Die” is reportedly facing another delay. The highly-anticipated film, which is Daniel Craig’s final time in the iconic role, was supposed to come out April 2020, but has faced repeated delays because of coronavirus. It’s currently slated to come out in April, but sounds like the prospects...
    California’s case count has hit the 3 million milestone. According to data gleaned from local public health departments across the state, there were 57,307 new cases and 700 new deaths reported from Tuesday, Jan. 19. And, of the 3.2 million vaccinations distributed throughout the state, 1.39 million have been administered, tracking showed.  ...
    By MJ Lee | CNN Newly sworn in President Joe Biden and his advisers are inheriting no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to speak of from the Trump administration, sources tell CNN, posing a significant challenge for the new White House. The Biden administration has promised to try to turn the Covid-19 pandemic around and drastically...
    The Democrat will immediately sign, according to officials, 10 decrees and other directives to launch this national strategy. LThe Biden administration unveils Thursday a detailed roadmap focused on scientific expertise to fight Covid-19 by increasing vaccinations and screenings, as the pandemic enters its “deadliest” phase according to the new US president. The Democrat...
    The prospect of the Tokyo Games taking place behind closed doors has increased after a senior Olympic chief said spectators were ‘not a must-have’. Sportsmail understands organisers are considering making the Olympics a TV-only event, with a decision set to be made in March. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach admitted on Thursday that organisers have...
    WHILE we all know the three main symptoms of the coronavirus, there are other lesser known signs that you need to look out for. The NHS states that a loss of taste and smell (anosmia), a new persistent cough and a high temperature are the three key signs. ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The Aqueduct Race Track in Ozone Park, Queens opened as one of New York's state-run COVID vaccination facilities on Monday.And it was welcome news, despite the current shortage of vaccines.The positivity rate in the Ozone Park area is more than 14 percent, one of the highest in NYC.RELATED: Where can...
    A FURIOUS woman threatened to bust-up her neighbour after the Covid-infected mum handled the other's Chinese takeaway when it was sent to her house by mistake. Kim Robson was waiting for her takeaway when she spotted her neighbour ranting on Facebook that the restaurant had taken the "contaminated" meal off her to pass on, rather...
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    Oregons Democratic Party offices vandalized in post-inauguration protests Democratic presidents have traditionally hurt their parties. Joe Biden may be different. These $19k SUVs Will Make You Trade in Your Car Ad Microsoft ...
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    President Joe Biden released his new strategy for fighting the coronavirus pandemic Thursday morning and will sign a host of new executive orders to achieve that end later in the day. The strategy itself features seven specific goals, according to senior White House officials: Restoring America’s trust in the federal government Launch a more expansive...
    GLASTONBURY has been officially cancelled for a second year running. The Sun revealed last month that the chances of staging Glastonbury, which is famous around the world, were all but dead. 6Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a rowCredit: PA:Press Association And now the festival has confirmed that the five-day festival...
    U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders and other actions Wednesday aiming to address the coronavirus crisis and to reverse a number of policy changes enacted under former President Donald Trump. “There’s no time to start like today,” Biden told reporters at the signing event hours after he was inaugurated. Among the...
    (CNN)We have entered the era of coronavirus anniversaries.Today marks one year since the announcement of the first patient with Covid-19 in the United States. It happened in Washington state, where a male in his 30s who had just returned from visiting Wuhan, China, started experiencing symptoms and quickly sought help at a clinic. Unlike in...
    A judge in Honolulu on Wednesday dismissed charges against Jerome AdamsJerome AdamsSurgeon General Jerome Adams says Biden transition asked him to resign Biden expected to ask surgeon general to resign after inauguration ceremony: report Nebraska governor wrong on immigrant vaccinations MORE for allegedly violating local coronavirus restrictions, the same day he resigned from his position...
    U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are putting a large focus of their first full day in office on the federal government’s response to the coronavirus. Biden is scheduled to speak Thursday about the administration’s plans and to sign executive orders and other actions related to combating COVID-19. Both Biden and Harris...
    (CNN)US President Joe Biden assumed office yesterday, tearing up his predecessor's legacy as he made the pandemic his priority. After being sworn in as President, Biden referred to Covid-19 as a "once in a century virus that silently stalks the country," during his inauguration speech. "We'll press forward with speed and urgency, for we have...
    Reuters January 21, 2021 0 Comments President Joe Biden will sign 10 executive orders on Thursday to fight the coronavirus pandemic, including directing that disaster funds be used to help reopen schools and requiring that people wear masks on planes and buses, officials said. Biden, a Democrat who took over from Republican President Donald...
    THIS interactive map reveals how many daily coronavirus cases there are in your area, and how they have changed in one week. It comes as different data sets disagree on whether the Covid outbreak has improved yet during the third lockdown. To see the interactive map, click here. ???? Read our coronavirus...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 463 new Coronavirus cases and 20 additional deaths including a child. Of the newly reported cases, 285 are confirmed from 1,271 PCR tests. There are 178 probable cases. The Health Department says new cases range in age from 1 month to...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch opposition lawmakers slammed the government’s plan to introduce a curfew to rein in the spread of the coronavirus during a debate about the measure Thursday, calling it a disproportionate restriction of freedom and questioning its effectiveness. The comments during a debate in parliament underscored growing frustration at months of...
    Collin Sexton ruined the Nets Big 3 debut and it was delicious Bucket-list foods to try in each state Where Are Our Coronavirus Vaccines? South Africans Ask (Bloomberg) -- South Africa’s government, lauded for its swift lockdown in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus, is now being pilloried for being slow off...
    Real Madrid suffered a humiliation at the hands of a team so small it only has 2,000 Instagram followers and isnt on the FIFA video games Amazing tourist attractions that no longer exist These $19k SUVs Will Make You Trade in Your Car Ad...
    "Good Morning Britain" host Piers Morgan welcomed former White House counsel Kellyanne Conway as a guest Thursday morning -- but the conversation soon became contentious. Morgan, a former CNN host who once supported Trump but later turned against him, claimed that Trump administration officials didn’t take the coronavirus pandemic "seriously" and accused them of hosting "super-spreader" events...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Worried that the new coronavirus variants could result in another surge of deaths across the European Union and push hospitals to the verge of collapse, the 27-nation bloc’s leaders will hold a video summit Thursday to assess such measures as further border restrictions, better tracking of mutations and improving coordination of lockdowns....
    The Russian Ministry of Health authorized the preservation of the vaccine Sputnik V against him coronavirus at temperatures of a normal refrigerator between 2ºC and 8ºC. « The manufacturer managed to guarantee the stability of the vaccine during transport and storage at temperatures between 2ºC and 8ºC « , announced this...
    GENEVA — President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization and pay its financial obligations to it as it vows to stay fully engaged with the U.N. health agency to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. “I am...
    GENEVA — President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization and pay its financial obligations to it as it vows to stay fully engaged with the U.N. health agency to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. “I am...
    New York : On the president’s priority list Joe biden, the coronavirus is placed in first position, therefore, the Democrat will implement the National Strategy for the Response to COVID-19, plus a guide to start getting back to normal. To do this, the Democrat will sign 10 executive orders –in addition to your 100-day...
    President Biden will issue an executive order on Thursday directing agencies to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) and other powers to speed up the manufacturing of testing and vaccine supplies and other items needed to fight COVID-19.  Biden administration officials signaled they would be more aggressive than the previous administration in invoking the DPA, which...
    Twelve minutes before noon on Wednesday, President Joe Biden was sworn into office as the nation’s 46th president. Seven hours later, the United States reported more than 4,409 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, according to data collected by the COVID-19 Tracking Project. The Biden administration came into power with purpose and an extensive agenda...
    Washington — President Joe Biden will sign 10 executive orders Thursday as part of his strategy to combat COVID-19, which has now claimed 400,000 American lives. In a conference call with reporters, Mr. Biden's COVID response coordinator Jeffrey Zients and members of the White House coronavirus response outlined the administration's plan, which aims to vastly...
    GENEVA (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday will order the United States to support projects to deploy COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics to people in need around the world. Fauci also says the United States will cease reducing U.S. staff counts at the World Health Organization and will pay...
    Canada has decided to extend the closure of its borders to foreigners for one month, until February 21. Wednesday January 20, Canada announced a further one-month extension of its restrictions. The borders will thus remain closed to foreigners until February 21. To prevent the spread of Covid-19, travelers arriving at CanadaCanadians or not,...
    Restaurants in D.C. can resume indoor dining at 25% capacity after 5 a.m. Friday, when the city ends its ban on indoor dining, according to John J. Falcicchio, chief of staff to Mayor Muriel Bowser. Restaurant Week, which had been delayed because of the ban, will now start on Jan. 25. The ban on indoor...
    U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are putting a large focus of their first full day in office on the federal government’s response to the coronavirus. Biden is scheduled to speak Thursday about the administration’s plans and to sign executive orders and other actions related to combating COVID-19. Both Biden and Harris...
    U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders and other actions Wednesday aiming to address the coronavirus crisis and to reverse a number of policy changes enacted under former President Donald Trump. “There’s no time to start like today,” Biden told reporters at the signing event hours after he was inaugurated. Among the...
    LEWIS DUNK has hailed Brighton’s provision of 100 computers to schoolchildren across the local area to help with lockdown home-learning. The Seagulls yesterday pledged £25,000 to boost schools in Brighton and Hove with additional laptops to help pupils log on for lessons. 1Local lad Lewis Dunk has hailed Brighton donating laptops to schoolsCredit: Getty Captain...
    Germany detected 20,398 infections of coronavirus on the last day, 4 .424 more than the previous day, reported the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), attached to the Ministry of Health. The balance updated as of January 21 is 2,088,400 confirmed infection cases (+20,398), including 276,500 active (1,100 less than the previous day), 1,762,200 recovered (+20,500)...
    BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders Wednesday, and Thursday will mark his first full day in office, all as the U.S. is amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Experts ABC7's JR Stone talked with Wednesday night weighed in on what Americans can expect in the coming days, weeks and months."Deal with COVID and...
    DAVID MOYES says the sight of the NHS creaking under pressure and football clubs facing bankruptcy is making him think hard about demanding a fortune to sign a new striker. West Ham have climbed to the fringes of the top four and the addition of a new goalscorer could provide a massive boost in the...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — In one of his first official actions as President of the United States, Joe Biden signed an executive order that mandated face coverings on federal property. While the president cannot mandate states and cities to do the same, President Biden is also asking Americans to follow suit and wear a mask...