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Aug 05 2020
Microsoft plans to finish its acquisition talks with TikTok within the next three weeks, ahead of the Sept. 15 deadline, CNBC’s David Faber reported Wednesday. The deal could be worth up to $30 billion.
If the deal goes through, Microsoft has already agreed with the U.S. government to bring TikTok’s code from China to the U.S. within one year. Faber also reported that the two sidesCNBC
Jul 16 2020
Florida health officials have identified a troubling trend; approximately 31 percent, or one-third, of children in Florida tested for COVID-19 yield positive results, according to the Sun Sentinel.
State data indicates that out of 54,022 Florida children tested, 31.1 percent have returned positive results on average. This is higher than the statewide positivity rate, which reads in atThe Hill
Jul 15 2020
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale. Parscale had been Trump's campaign manager since February 2018. Replacing Parscale is former deputy campaign director Bill Stepien. Parscale is expected to remain with Trump's campaign in charge of digital and online strategies.
Parscale's replacement comes as recent polls show Trump trailingNewsweek
May 25 2018
President Donald Trump's campaign team has run more than 4,000 ads on the President's personal Facebook page since May 7, newly available data from Facebook shows.
Between May 7 and May 24, more than 4,400 ads were run on the Donald J. Trump Facebook page, according to the data. The page has more than 24 million followers. The ads were paid for by the Trump Make America Great AgainCNN (Online News)
Oct 12 2020
In recent years there has been renewed interest in the debate over journalists’ use of anonymous sources, and this has included criticism directly from President Donald Trump. Survey data from earlier this year shows that most Americans see a place for journalists to use anonymous sources, but few think journalists should have carte blanche to use them when reporting the news.
APew Research Center
Jul 08 2021
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits last week unexpectedly rose off the lowest levels since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Data released Thursday by the Labor Department showed 373,000 Americans filed for first-time jobless benefits in the week ended July 3, up from an upwardly revised 371,000 filings the week prior. Analysts surveyed by RefinitivFox Business
Aug 01 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.
Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, also said he doesn’t foresee additional lockdowns in the U.S. because he believes enough people are vaccinated to avoid a recurrence of last winter. However,Daily Press
Sep 14 2017
Perspectives BlogOn Wednesday, Independent Senator Bernie Sanders revealed a "Medicare-for-all", also known as single payer, healthcare plan backed by sixteen of his Democratic colleagues. With only a third of Democratic senators behind the plan, speculation being that those up for reelection in 2018 are staying away, it is unlikely at this point that it will make it very far in the process. However, this move John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jul 07 2021
Adams is poised to become New York's second Black mayor if he is elected in November's general election after The Associated Press called the city's first ranked-choice vote.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police captain, won New York City's Democratic mayoral primary, according to The Associated Press.
Adams is poised to become New York's second Black mayor ifNBC News (Online)
Jan 16 2021
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late Friday revealed previously unreported intelligence that may link a lab in Wuhan, China, to the start of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Pompeo also called on the World Health Organization to fully investigate the possibility that the deadly bug accidentally escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the Daily Mail reported.
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