Fauci says Biden travel ban on African countries should be rolled back 'as quickly as possible'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President, delivers an update on the Omicron COVID-19 variant during the daily press briefing at the White House on December 01, 2021 in Washington, DC.Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images On Monday, the US restricted travel from eight countries in southern Africa due to the new variant. South Africa had an existing surveillance system for viral diseases that helped i...
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Former Fox News Editor Slams Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 Program As ‘Beyond Reckless’

Chris Stirewalt, fired soon after his team called Arizona for Joe Biden on election night, compared "Patriot Purge" to the kind of "garbage" peddled by Infowars.
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Antoine Fuqua Signs First-Look Film Deal With Netflix

Antoine Fuqua is doubling down on his partnership with Netflix after bringing his Jake Gyllenhaal-led thriller, "The Guilty," to the streaming service back in October. According to Variety, Fuqua has signed a new first-look deal with Netflix, "focusing on feature and documentary films."The director of "Training Day," "The Equalizer," and "The Magnificent Seven" is also renaming his production company from Fuqua Films to Hill District Media. Fuqua had not one but two high-profile releases on stre...
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An Italian man tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine in a rubber foam arm he was wearing under a theater corset to finesse a vaccine pass

A man in Italy asked to be put in jail to get away from his wife.Gabriele Tamborrelli/Getty Images A man in Italy tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine into a rubber foam arm, according to The New York Times. The nurse caught him, because she saw it peering under the theater corset he wore to hide it. The man was trying to score a vaccine pass without actually getting a shot amid new rules in Italy. A man from Biella, Italy, showed up to his vaccination appointment with t...
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India has the potential to be the leader in Web3 says Anandan of Sequoia Capital

  India has the unique opportunity to become the global leader in Web3, but needs to get its regulatory and legal frameworks in place, said Rajan Anandan, managing director, Sequoia Capital. In the second half of 2021, Sequoia Capital India made 19 investments in Web3 startups, said Anandan. The concept of Web3 is a decentralized version of the Internet that runs on open-source code such as a public blockchain, the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies [Via]
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Blockchain technology will revolutionise the financial industry : Mukesh Ambani

Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani on Friday asserted his faith in blockchain, a technology he predicted would redefine the financial world. Ambani’s telecom venture, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, has accelerated internet adoption in India since its launch in 2016. With the 5G rollout expected next year, Ambani said the country is well on its way to being among countries with the most advanced telecom infrastructure in the world. [Via]
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Govt’s draft bill intends to restrict certain aspects of crypto asset usage: Report

The crypto bill is likely to be presented to the cabinet for approval next week, following which it will be introduced in Parliament. As per the sources, the draft bill proposes crypto assets to be regulated as a commodity by the Securities and Exchange Board of India. The draft bill also proposes a framework to prohibit advertisements and the spread of misinformation to the public. [Via]
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Jeffrey Epstein’s Massage Table Unfolded In Court At Ghislaine Maxwell Hearing

A witness who said the abuse started when she was 14 described seeing a massage table at Epstein's Palm Beach mansion in 2005.
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Four cryptocurrency indices launched in US and Europe by Wisdom Tree

WisdomTree, a financial institution with over $76 billion in assets under management, announced it had created four cryptocurrency indices in the United States and Europe to provide diversified portfolio exposure to investors. WisdomTree will launch the RWM WisdomTree Crypto Index in the United States. The RWM WisdomTree Crypto Index will focus on crypto assets, layer one networks, layer two protocols, oracle networks, and decentralised finance protocols, among others. [Via]
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Behind Enemy Lines - Week 13: New York Giants Edition

Welcome to the latest installment of Behind Enemy Lines: New York Giants Edition. WIN STREAK BABY!!!! This week's edition of Behind enemy lines is coming off a 4 game win streak which came from a 4-0 November. What a completely different fe
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NFT music stages to disturb Spotify in 2022, predicted by Saxo Bank

As popular music streaming services like Spotify cut much of musicians’ revenues, new technologies like nonfungible tokens will likely help artists grab back their fair share, Saxo Bank predicted. Saxo Bank cryptocurrency analyst Mads Eberhardt argued that mainstream music streaming platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music take a substantial cut, which, together with the cut paid to labels, is some 75% or more of the total revenue. At the time of writing, SPOT is trading at $229. In the meanti...
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” Star Trek” creator’s signature is now the first “Living-Eco NFT” with DNA code

The signature of Star Trek producer Gene Roddenberry has gone boldly where no Nonfungible token has gone before – into the code for life itself. On Tuesday, that signature was turned into an NFT and implanted into the DNA code of a living bacteria cell – 30 years after the sci-fi legend’s death. Dr. Paul Predki was responsible for encoding the NFT’s digital data into a DNA sequence and then storing that DNA in a naturally self-replicating bacterial cell. [Via]
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DolphinsTalk Gambling Corner: Championship Weekend

We have reached the pinnacle of the college football season. It is conference championship week! Mike had his worst week of the season going 2-5 while Tom went 4-3. Tons of big point spreads this weekend, but without further ado: Here a
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The Gambia to vote for first time since Jammeh forced into exile

Poll takes place as human rights groups express fears over record of successor Adama BarrowGambians are heading to the polls on Saturday for the first time since the former president Yahya Jammeh was forced into exile after 22 years in power.Jammeh, whose rule was marred by allegations of torture, extrajudicial killings and rape, fled to Equatorial Guinea in 2017 when United Nations-backed regional coalition forces staged a military intervention after his refusal to concede electoral defeat. Con...
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Vintage wines are being brought to the NFT market by a French startup.

One French startup is taking more of an ambitious approach with wine NFTs. In an exclusive interview , Samuel Balthazard and Yacin Kharroubi – CEO and chief product officer of World Wide Wines, respectively – discussed the logistics of making French wine available on the blockchain. On your site, it says that each NFT will represent a different type of wine. In the beginning, we wanted to show the wine’s vintage as an attribute, but vintage is too subjective and too difficult for customers to c...
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CNN reporter asks GOP politician about statements on critical race theory

CNN's Donie O'Sullivan takes a look at how the debate over critical race theory is dividing a rural Virginia community.
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CNN reporter asks GOP politician about statements on critical race theory. Hear his response

CNN's Donie O'Sullivan takes a look at how the debate over critical race theory is dividing a rural Virginia community.
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Hawkeye Funko Pops And Marvel Legends Figures Revealed

It's toy time, everyone! Funko and Hasbro Marvel Legends are releasing some "Hawkeye" goodies for you! Now, we're not getting them until next year, but if you want to buy these for holiday gifts, you could always blame the crazy shipping issues we're all having right now. Not that I'm condoning ... forget that. I'm totally condoning it. Lie!As you likely know, the Marvel series "Hawkeye" has been streaming on Disney+, and we're halfway through the season so far, as of this writing. In last week'...
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Mahershala Ali On Making His Debut In The MCU

Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali recently made his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We won't spoil it here in the first few paragraphs, of course, just in case you don't know what it is yet. If you go past the next picture, though, all bets are off. You've been warned. Ali did an interview on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," where he spoke about the anxiety that comes along with taking on something like a role in the MCU. To be perfectly honest, if you haven't heard who he'...
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That Foo Fighters Horror Movie Studio 666 Is Definitely Real, And Here's A Sneak Peek

If you thought Dave Grohl made a great "Beelzeboss" in "Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny," just wait till you see his eyes go black in "Studio 666." The Foo Fighters frontman, his bandmates, and a few other familiar faces are coming your way early next year with their own horror-comedy, which sees the rockers encounter some "hilarious gore" after they move into a haunted house to record their tenth album, "Medicine at Midnight."We've been tracking "Studio 666" for a bit, but the production of ...
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Manslaughter charges filed against parents of accused killer in Michigan school shooting; authorities search for couple

Jennifer and James Crumbley face involuntary manslaughter charges after prosecutors say their son fatally shot four classmates at Oxford High School.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Nurse charged with forging Covid-19 vaccine cards

A nurse in Columbia, South Carolina has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of making fraudulent Covid-19 vaccination cards, according to the US Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina.
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Nurse charged with making fake Covid-19 vaccine cards

A nurse in Columbia, South Carolina has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of making fraudulent Covid-19 vaccination cards, according to the US Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina.
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Cyprus: Minister Of Finance Announcement Regarding The Non Application Of Administrative Penalties On Late Submission Of Certain Direct Tax Returns - PwC Cyprus

On 1 December 2021 the Cyprus Minister of Finance issued an Announcement saying that the late submission of certain direct tax returns will not carry any administrative penalties if these direct tax returns are submitted by the end of Monday 6 December 2021.
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Cyprus: Imposition Of 10% Additional Tax For Employees/Pensioners With Other Income Apart From Employment Income/Pension - PwC Cyprus

On 19 October 2021 the Tax Department issued Interpretative Circular No.54 (‘IC 54') ‘Imposition of 10% additional tax for employees with other income apart from employment income'.
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India: Related Party Transactions Put Under Tighter Scrutiny | Co-Investment Through Portfolio Managers Notified By SEBI - Economic Laws Practice

Certain key decisions with respect to regulatory framework for related party transactions and co-investment by investor of Alternative Investment Fund through portfolio management route have been implemented.
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India: Infrastructure And Energy Digest: Overview Of Legal And Regulatory Developments - October 2021 - Economic Laws Practice

On October 21, 2021, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the "PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan" (Gati Shakti NMP).
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India: Interpreting The India-US Interim Agreement On Equalisation Levy 2020 - Economic Laws Practice

On October 8, 2021, a "landmark" deal was reached amongst more than 130 countries where the broad contours of Two Pillar Solution to Address the Tax Challenges arising from the Digitization of the Economy was finalised.
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What to watch this weekend: Netflix's 'The Power of the Dog,' holiday rom-com 'Single All the Way'

New films streaming, in theaters this weekend: Benedict Cumberbatch is a cowboy in 'The Power of the Dog,' Keira Knightley stars in 'Silent Night.'       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ukraine: New Law On Payment Services Will Change The Rules Of The Game For Payment Services In Ukraine - Kinstellar

At the end of June 2021, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the Law of Ukraine "On Payment Services", which aims to modernise the payment infrastructure in Ukraine, make the payment services market more transparent and open to new players, ...
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