‘Trump wants the election to be on November 3rd’: President’s campaign adviser denies Donald wants to delay the vote – despite suggesting it on Twitter days earlier

But Trump did not react to the figures – instead 16 minutes after their release he suggested delaying the November election because of his claims that mail-in voting will make it ‘inaccurate and fraudulent.’ He has no legal power to do so; Congress sets the date of elections and if he does not win a […]

Shannon Doherty remembers how her late co-star Wilford Brimley was ‘like a grandfather’ to her after his dies at 85: ‘He gave big hugs and told great jokes’

TV stint: In 1986 Brimley played a grandfather who cared for his departed son’s family on the NBC series Our House. Brimley is pictured above with stars Shannen Doherty (top left); Chad Allen (top right); Deidre Hall (second row right); and Keri Houlihan (bottom left)

How A 4th Of July Meal Exposes The Coronavirus Risk For Thousands Of US Food Workers

It didn’t take long for the virus to reach the Walmart Supercenter in Worcester, Massachusetts, which has an online inventory that includes Tyson pork ribs and Fuji apples from Rainier Fruit, Allan Bros.’ distributor. (A spokesperson for Walmart said that Tyson pork ribs are not on the store’s shelves at this time.) On April 27, […]

Elizabeth Warren Is Still Campaigning

Close Warren watchers expect her to try to exert another kind of influence on an incoming Biden presidency in the meantime. Warren has long been known in Washington for saying that “personnel is policy”: As early as January 2015, a top Warren aide met with a Hillary Clinton adviser to warn about the role of […]

Five takeaways from Big Tech’s blowout earnings

Facebook executives addressed the boycott during an earnings call, stressing that the platform does not make a profit off of hate speech. But CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergNYT media columnist Ben Smith calls Facebook’s self-proclaimed patriotism ‘very implausible’ Facebook reports 11 percent revenue growth as usage surges amid pandemic The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented […]

5G unmade: The UK’s Huawei reversal splits the global telecom supply chain

— Dr. James A. Lewis, Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic and International Studies The UK would prefer to be in a position where it could take what steps are necessary to rectify a supply or innovation problem, in an industry upon which so much of its national interests, and even its self-image, depends. Today, […]

For International Artists, US Entry in the Pandemic Comes With New Hurdles

“If an artist doesn’t wait for the O or P Visa because the consulate is closed and comes in on a tourist visa or visa waiver, the officers are checking social media,” says Hachar. “Even if you are not paid for the engagement, if it is something that is considered work for an artist (media […]

Will first-time gun buyers sway political support for the Second Amendment?

“New gun owners are almost exclusively buying guns for defense. They are buying guns, but they are fine with background checks and other restrictions,” he explained. “They aren’t really changing their political position, just their personal choice to own a gun. A smaller number of people are shifting their understanding of gun rights in a […]