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Ted Cruz traveled to Jamaica for July 4th last year, defying public health guidelines during the pandemic, report says

Cruz is facing criticism for flying to Cancun as his home state of Texas grapples with severe winter storms. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images The Washington Post reported GOP Sen. Ted Cruz traveled to Jamaica for the Fourth of July last year. CDC guidelines at the time recommended Americans avoid nonessential travel. The Post report came as Cruz faces criticism for traveling to Cancun as Texas battles winter storms. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz travel...
Tags: Travel, Weather, Post, Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Cdc, Mexico, Trends, Austin, Gop, Ted Cruz, Jamaica, Houston, Winter Storm, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Watch Mars landing highlights, including first images from rover

Watch NASA's highlights reel of the final nail-biting moments at Mission Control as the team waited for news that its Perseverance rover had landed on Mars.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Mission Control, Perseverance


Bill Ackman hires first woman for Pershing Square as hedge fund reports record 2020 returns

Activist hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose bets on companies are closely watched, updated investors on how his flagship fund earned a record 70.2% return in 2020 on Thursday in a socially distanced way by sending out a 57-page presentation.
Tags: Finance, Article, Bill Ackman, Reuters, FBN, Pershing Square, William Ackman, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/business-leaders, Fox-business/markets/us-markets, Bf01a847-8b94-52cd-8ff5-d857be6288cc


Huawei turns to pig farming as smartphone sales fall

The Chinese telecoms giant is also pivoting into coal mining technology amid US sanctions on its phones.
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How to Keep Your Career Moving Even During COVID

The smart approach to finding ways to keep your career moving is considering your qualities, interests, and what inspires you. This means you get to identify more meaningful ways to add more value to your present job. You could consider other jobs as well.
Tags: Career, Jobs, Career Advice


What is a Medical Scribe?

Each career within the healthcare industry makes a difference as you are working together to ensure the health and wellbeing of the public, with one popular and crucial career choice being the role of a medical scribe.
Tags: Jobs, Discover Career Opportunities, Medical Scribe


Returning home to protesters at his door, Ted Cruz says he regrets taking luxury vacation to Cancun amid devastating Texas winter storms

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to the media at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the U.S., in Cancun, Mexico February 18, 2021. Stringer/Reuters Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas flew to Cancun Wednesday and returned Thursday after criticism over the trip. Texas is coping with severe winter weather, as millions lost power, heat, or clean drinking water. The senator expressed regret over the trip while protesters gathered in front of his home. Visit the Business s...
Tags: Weather, Politics, Texas, Trends, Ted Cruz, Storms, Winter Weather, Protesters, Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, TX, CANCUN Mexico, Cancun International Airport, Julian Gill, Kelsey Vlamis


New text messages unravel Ted Cruz's explanation for his family Cancun trip while Texas is freezing

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images New text messages reviewed by Insider appear to show planning for Sen. Ted Cruz's trip to Mexico. Heidi Cruz seems to have rallied neighbors to join them in flying to Cancun. "There is a direct flight at 445pm and hotels with capacity. Seriously," one text says. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A series of new text messages appear to show Sen. Ted Cruz's wif...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Cbs News, Trends, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Houston, United, Cruz, United Airlines, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Ritz Carlton, CANCUN Mexico


New text messages unravel Ted Cruz's previous explanation for his family Cancun trip while Texas is freezing

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images New text messages reviewed by Insider contradict Sen. Ted Cruz's Cancun story. Heidi Cruz appears to have rallied neighbors to join them in flying to Cancun. "We may go to Cancun, there is a direct flight at 445pm and hotels with capacity. Seriously," Hedi Cruz appears to have written. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A series of new text mess...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Cook, News, Mexico, Cbs News, Trends, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Houston, United, Cruz, United Airlines, Cancun, Sen Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz


Appointments are no longer needed to get tested for COVID-19 at L.A. city-run sites

Starting next Monday, appointments will no longer be needed to get tested for COVID-19 at sites run by the city of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday, Feb. 18. People interested in getting tested can show up to one of the city’s testing sites during the normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., from Monday through Saturday, Garcetti said. Registration can be completed while people waiting in line, Garcetti said. People should bring their insurance information or identification,...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Disneyland, Eric Garcetti, Norwalk, Garcetti, Dodgers Stadium, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze


Arcadia resident gets 12 years in campaign finance scheme with links to national figures

By BRIAN MELLEY, ALAN SUDERMAN and JIM MUSTIAN LOS ANGELES (AP) — A once high-flying political fundraiser who prosecutors said gave illegal campaign contributions to Joe Biden, Lindsey Graham and a host of other U.S. politicians was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 18, to 12 years behind bars. Imaad Zuberi, who was accused of ingratiating himself with politicos in both major parties and peddling the resulting influence to foreign governments, had pleaded guilty to charges of tax evasion, campaign financ...
Tags: Business, New York, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, California, White House, America, Qatar, Sport, Turkey, Ap, Fbi, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, Courts


See how popular car brands fared in new Consumer Reports survey

Consumer Reports has just released its annual report card that rates which car brands make the best vehicles, and it contains a few surprises.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Survey, Consumer Reports, Automakers, Mazda


Prominent businessman's trial: Man recalls being allegedly groped by rich-lister at meeting

A man has recalled how a wealthy and prominent New Zealander allegedly groped him during a business meeting.The rich-lister is on trial in the High Court at Auckland, accused of indecently assaulting three men on separate occasions... [Author: [email protected]]
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Remote Work Program In Dubai For International Professionals

With shifts in the paradigm of work culture, working from the office is more of an option than a necessity. Remote work is the new normal. The post Remote Work Program In Dubai For International Professionals appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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IRS issues guidance on added flexibility for COVID-affected flexible spending accounts

Last year, as companies and employees were struggling with operational changes necessary to safely deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service IRS provided relief that allowed employers to tweak benefits plans so that employees had increased flexibility to make mid-year changes to dependent care spending accounts. This change helped parents who had set aside tax-deferred money in child care accounts, but because their kids were at home while mom and/or dad also worked at home,...
Tags: Taxes, Irs, Internal Revenue Service IRS, HSA HRA FSA, COVID


Gillmor Gang: Preboarding

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, February 6, 2021. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @fradice, @mickeleh, @denispombriant, @kteare, @brentleary, @stevegillmor, @gillmorgang Subscribe to the new Gillmor Gang Newsletter and join the backchannel here on Telegram. The Gillmor Gang on Facebook … and here’s our sister show G3 on Facebook.
Tags: Startups, TC, Facebook, Video, Gillmor Gang, Steve Gillmor, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Gillmor, Tina Chase Gillmor, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary, Michael Markman, Gillmor Gang Newsletter


‘It’s Not Enough’: Sacramento Small Businesses Weigh In On California COVID Relief Package

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How to make a DIY stylus for your tablet or mobile device with just a few household supplies

It's possible to quickly make your own DIY stylus. Dave Johnson/Insider It's easy to make a working stylus for your tablet with just a few household supplies.  You can make a stylus by inserting a cotton swab in the tip of an empty pen and wrapping the pen in foil. Make sure the cotton is damp and then you can use the homemade stylus to control your tablet. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. A replacement stylus isn't cheap; Samsung's S Pen is $30 and Apple sells ...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Diy, Samsung, Trends, Homemade, Tablets, Stylus, Apple Pencil, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Tech How To


The world has lost 20.5 million years of life because of premature COVID-19 deaths, a new study found

Aracely Iraheta touches the casket of her husband, Jose Agustin Iraheta, who died from COVID-19 in Malden, Massachusetts. More than 20.5 million years of life may have been lost globally due to COVID-19, a new study found. To calculate years of life lost, researchers compared the ages of people who died of COVID-19 to their average life expectancy. People older than 75 represent one-quarter of the years of life lost to the pandemic, the study found. Men have lost more years than women. V...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Canada, Finland, Peru, Life Expectancy, Mortality, Afp, Lisbon Portugal, Scientific Reports, Tarzana California, Silver Spring Maryland


NZ syndicate raises $6.25m to plant mānuka trees

Rural property development company MyFarm this week said it had raised $6.25m to fund a 1000 ha mānuka plantation, with the first property to be established on the 500 ha Birch Hill station near Pongaroa, on the East Coast of... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, East Coast, Nz, Birch Hill, MyFarm, Pongaroa


Trade Me seeks Commerce Commission clearance to buy real estate business Homes website

Trade Me has applied to the Commerce Commission for clearance to buy property business homes.co.nz.The Commission said it got a clearance application from Trade Me Limited to buy 100 per cent of the shares or assets of PropertyNZ,... [Author: [email protected]]
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3D-printed eartips could mean way more comfortable and better-sounding earbuds

Most earbuds come with three sizes of eartips, but that doesn't guarantee a good fit. Soon, earbuds could come with 3D-printed eartips customized to your ears.
Tags: Trends, 3d Printing, Home Theater, True Wireless Earbuds, Custom Earbuds, Custom Headphones, Eartips


Citing increases in homeless, Norwalk may ask federal judge for right to enforce anti-camping laws

Norwalk may become the next city to seek permission from a federal judge to enforce its anti-camping laws.. City officials said they want to begin talks because of concerns about increasing numbers of homeless in the community. “We’re looking to have a conversation with Judge Carter, just to see what the options are,” Mayor Jennifer Perez said, referring to U.S. District Judge David O. Carter who is overseeing a lawsuit involving the city of Los Angeles and Orange County over homelessness issues...
Tags: Health, Business, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, City, Sport, Soccer, Community, Hud, Homeless, City Council, Orange County, Motel, Perez


I’ve joined Osprey Fund’s Board of Advisors

Some news – I’m a founding investor in Osprey Funds and have agreed to join the company’s advisory board. I’ll also be buying shares in Osprey’s brand new Bitcoin Trust for myself. You can read more about Osprey Funds and all relevant disclosure docs relevant to the Osprey Bitcoin Trust (OBTC) here. I want to thank Greg King for allowing me to be an early voice in the conversation and an ear...The post I’ve joined Osprey Fund’s Board of Advisors appeared first on The Reformed Broker.
Tags: Finance, Osprey, Greg King, Crypto/Gold, Bitcoin Trust, Osprey Fund 's Board of Advisors, Osprey Bitcoin Trust OBTC


'We can't get a refund for our £980 flights'

More than two million people have not received refunds for flights they were unable to board in the pandemic.
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UK to launch 'high risk' science agency

The new agency will help "cement the UK's position as a science superpower", the government says.
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What makes for a solid team? The right people and a strong culture

Finding the right people and building a culture based on shared values can help a team thrive, speakers at Connect Now said on Thursday.
Tags: Technology, Leadership, Company Culture, People, Radio, Culture, Teams, Salesforce, Splits, Keller Williams, Effective Teams, Select, Propertybase, Building Teams, Exp Realty, Veronica Figueroa


The right people and a strong culture make for a successful team

Finding the right people and building a culture based on shared values can help a team thrive, speakers at Connect Now said on Thursday.
Tags: Technology, Leadership, Company Culture, People, Radio, Culture, Teams, Salesforce, Splits, Keller Williams, Effective Teams, Select, Propertybase, Building Teams, Exp Realty, Veronica Figueroa


Ted Cruz wore a mask referring to Texas' 1835 battle against Mexico as he fled to Cancun

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) wears a protective mask while departing the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS Sen. Ted Cruz was caught en route to Mexico during a historic freeze in Texas wearing a mask that referenced the Battle of Gonzalez. It is considered the first battle in the Texas Revolution fought against the Mexican government. Cruz's mask had a cannon and the words "Come and get it," which represent the battle. Visit the Business...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Ted Cruz, Arizona, Cruz, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Ted Cruz R TX, Gonzalez, GONZALES, U S Capitol


The F-16 first flew 47 years ago, and the Air Force may keep it flying decades longer due to problems with the F-35

A US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon on a mission near Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, March 22, 2003. US Air Force/Staff Sgt. Cherie Thurlby Nearly 50 years after its first flight, the F-16 remains in service with air forces around the world. The US Air Force was set to get rid of its F-16s in the coming decade, but delays on its new fighters mean the Fighting Falcon will fly on. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. February 2 was the 47th anniversary of the first o...
Tags: Navy, Iraq, US, International, Trends, Taiwan, Nato, Netherlands, Marine Corps, Libya, Norway, Nevada, Vietnam, Air Force, Yemen, Black Sea



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