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Gov. Gavin Newsom considers new stay-at-home orders in California as COVID-19 hospitalizations spike

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California at a news conference on May 18. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Gov. Gavin Newsom says he is considering imposing new stay-at-home orders in California. About 75% of California's 7,733 intensive-care-unit beds are occupied, and projections shared by Newsom indicate that hospitals could reach 112% of capacity by December 24. "If these trends continue, we're going to have to take much more dramatic — arguably drastic — actions," he said during a briefing Monday. Vis...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, California, US, Trends, Los Angeles Times, Gavin Newsom, Santa Clara County, Newsom, Coronavirus, Sara Cody, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, Stay At Home Order


Gov. Newsom considers another COVID-19 stay-at-home order as hospitalizations in California spike after Thanksgiving holiday

Gov. Gavin Newsom announces new criteria related to coronavirus hospitalizations and testing that could allow counties to open faster than the state, during a news conference at Mustards Grill in Napa, Calif., Monday May 18, 2020. Newsom says the new criteria could apply to 53 of the state's 58 counties. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he is considering imposing another stay-at-home order as hospitalizations in the state spike amid COVID-19 surges. About 75%...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, California, US, Trends, Los Angeles Times, Gavin Newsom, LA Times, Santa Clara County, Napa Calif, Newsom, Ghaly, Coronavirus, Sara Cody


Analysis: Trump still has power to make policy. Watch what he does

• Analysis: Biden's broken foot shows how different his White House will be • Misinformation watch: Official addresses baseless claim that algorithm flipped votes • Opinion: Biden's genius move
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Biden, Trump


Dr. Scott Atlas Resigns From Trump White House

After a three month stint on the White House’s coronavirus task force during which he advocated for “herd immunity,” lambasted mask-wearing and generally acted like a contrarian, ant-science douche, Dr. Scott Atlas tendered his resignation on Monday night.Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Donald Trump, Resignation, Trump White House, Scott Atlas, Herd Immunity, Coronavirus Task Force


Biden urged to pick California attorney who fought sweatshop slavery as new head of Labor Department

California Labor Secretary Julie Su is photographed at her home in Cerritos, California. Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images California labor activists are asking President-elect Joe Biden to select Julie Su as his Secretary of Labor. Su, once dubbed the "bane of deadbeat employers," has served as California's Labor Secretary since 2019. Previously, Su served as the state's labor commissioner. She also co-founded the group Sweatshop Watch. "Thinking about Julie Su as Secret...
Tags: Politics, Labor, California, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, SU, Jerry Brown, Biden, Charles Davis, Bernie Sanders, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, MacArthur Foundation


It’s over: Garcia defeats Smith for 25th Congressional seat after months of drama

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Saugus, has won a fresh term in Congress as the representative of northern Los Angeles County’s 25th Congressional District after a turbulent campaign that ended in a neck-and-neck race. Challenger Christy Smith conceded the election on Monday, Nov. 30. Garcia won by a razor-thin 333 votes in a skirmish that went right down to the last day of canvassing by the registrar’s offices in L.A. and Ventura counties. The L.A. County Registrar officially certified the county election ...
Tags: Congress, Navy, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County, Trump, Ventura, Garcia, Los Angeles County, Hill, Assembly


Trump sees 'writing on the wall,' advisers say

Despite what President Donald Trump is tweeting and saying publicly in the wake of Arizona and Wisconsin certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory Monday, Trump sees the scoreboard and understands he has no chance of hanging on to the presidency, two White House advisers told CNN.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Arizona, Stories, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump


Despite what the President is tweeting and saying, Trump understands he has no chance of hanging on to the presidency, two White House advisers say

Despite what President Donald Trump is tweeting and saying publicly in the wake of Arizona and Wisconsin certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory Monday, Trump sees the scoreboard and understands he has no chance of hanging on to the presidency, two White House advisers told CNN.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Arizona, Stories, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump sees 'writing on the wall' despite what he says about the election, advisers say

Despite what President Donald Trump is tweeting and saying publicly in the wake of Arizona and Wisconsin certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory Monday, Trump sees the scoreboard and understands he has no chance of hanging on to the presidency, two White House advisers told CNN.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Arizona, Stories, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump sees 'the writing on the wall' despite what he maintains publicly about the election, advisers say

Despite what President Donald Trump is tweeting and saying publicly in the wake of Arizona and Wisconsin certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory Monday, Trump sees the scoreboard and understands he has no chance of hanging on to the presidency, two White House advisers told CNN.
Tags: White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Arizona, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump


Scott Atlas resigns as Trump pandemic adviser after controversial tenure

Neuroradiologist who has no expertise in infectious diseases downplayed the threat of coronavirusScott Atlas has resigned as special adviser to Donald Trump, a White House official said on Monday, after a controversial four months during which he attacked science-based public health measures and clashed repeatedly with other members of the coronavirus taskforce.“I am writing to resign from my position as Special Advisor to the President of the United States,” Atlas said in a letter to Trump date...
Tags: White House, US news, Atlas, United States, US politics, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Scott Atlas, Coronavirus


“First Woman to Ever Play Power 5 Football” Loses 41-0

In a move that many see as nothing but virtue signalling, the Vanderbilt Commodores of Nashville made a stunning and brave decision to allow the first ever woman into a game of Power 5 Football, though only after halftime and with the game ending in a devastating loss of 41-0. 21-year-old Sarah Fuller “made history” […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Sports, International, Fail, University, Feminism, Missouri, Nashville, Anime, Vanderbilt Commodores, Sarah Fuller


Pentagon shake-up continues as another top official departs

The top official leading the Pentagon's Defeat-ISIS Task Force resigned Monday, becoming the latest senior official to be fired or asked to resign in recent days, part of a White House-directed post-election purge that saw some of the senior-most Defense Department civilians ousted in a matter of days.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Pentagon, Defense Department, ISIS Task Force


Scott Atlas resigns as Trump's pandemic adviser after controversial tenure

Neuroradiologist who has no expertise in infectious diseases downplayed the threat of coronavirusScott Atlas has resigned as special adviser to Donald Trump, a White House official said on Monday, after a controversial four months during which he attacked science-based public health measures and clashed repeatedly with other members of the coronavirus taskforce.“I am writing to resign from my position as Special Advisor to the President of the United States,” Atlas said in a letter to Trump date...
Tags: White House, US news, Atlas, United States, US politics, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Scott Atlas, Coronavirus


Controversial Trump advisor Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from the White House coronavirus task force

Scott Atlas during a briefing at the White House on August 10 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas, who served as a special advisor to President Donald Trump, resigned from the White House coronavirus task force on Monday. Atlas joined the task force in August as a special government employee, meaning his role in the task force was temporary and would not exceed 130 days. Atlas' push to reopen the US has sparked backlash from critics, including the top US inf...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, America, Trends, Atlas, Washington Dc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci, Laura Ingraham


Liverpool is attempting mass COVID-19 testing during the UK's lockdown — but the reaction to the program is mixed

Liverpool is undertaking a mass coronavirus testing pilot, with residents having access to lateral flow tests that are able to determine if someone has coronavirus in under an hour. Peter Byrne/Getty Images Liverpool's mass COVID-19 testing program, a pilot in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "Operation Moonshot vision," is dividing public health officials and politicians, according to The Washington Post. The Post reported that as of November 3, Liverpool's weekly rate of COVID-19 tests was...
Tags: Post, Politics, UK, England, Science, Trends, Bbc, NHS, Liverpool, Boris Johnson, University of Bristol, Public Health England, The Washington Post, Bmj, Pcr, Cabinet Office


Arizona's Gov. Ducey will get back to you

HE'LL GET BACK TO YOU Reporter Brahm Resnik of Phoenix, AZ NBC 12 News/KPNX TV tweeted this incredible video of Arizona's Republican governor Greg Ducey seeming to blow off an incoming call from the Trump-Pence White House, while the governor is in the process of certifying Arizona's election results for a Biden win, earlier today. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, News, US news, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, Ducey, Brahm Resnik, Greg Ducey, Trump Pence White House, New Phone Who This, NBC 12 News KPNX


CO Congresswoman-Elect Lauren Boebert Tells AmmoLand ‘I’ll Defend 2A’

Congresswoman-elect Lauren Boebert (CO-3rd District) talks to Ammoland about gun rights, self-reliance and carrying a sidearm as the owner of a restaurant in Rifle, Colo. (Photo courtesy Lauren Boebert) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Chat with Colorado Congresswoman-elect Lauren Boebert, the gun-toting restaurant owner who famously told gun-grabber Beto O’Rourke “Hell, no, you won’t take our guns,” and you might imagine Capitol Hill Democrats frantically yelling, “Incoming!” Speaking via telephone ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Colorado, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Mcdonalds, Biden, Craig, Kamala Harris, Cortez, Nra


AZ’s GOP Gov Appears To Get A Call From Trump As Biden’s Win Becomes Official In The State

President Trump, who still refuses to concede to President-elect Joe Biden despite how his legal battles contesting the legitimacy of the election process have fallen flat, appeared to call up Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) as the governor certified the battleground state’s election results on Monday. Arizona’s certification of its election results on Monday handed the state’s 11 electoral votes to Biden and cemented the swearing-in of Senator-elect Mark Kelly, a Democrat who defeated Sen. Martha...
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Hobbs, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Kelly, Arizona Supreme Court, Ducey


Scott Atlas quits Trump White House coronavirus team, was 'herd immunity' proponent

• Scott Atlas has resigned from his position in the White House as Donald Trump's special adviser on COVID-19, multiple news agencies report Mister 'Herd Immunity' has resigned, reports CNN: Dr. Scott Atlas, a highly controversial member of the White House's coronavirus task force, has resigned from his post in the Trump administration, according to a person who works with the task force. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, White House, US news, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump White House, Pandemic, Scott Atlas, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mister Herd Immunity


Protesters gather at Garcetti’s official residence for 7th day, aiming to block Biden cabinet role

Protesters staged a seventh-consecutive day of demonstrations outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence on Monday, Nov. 30, in an attempt to persuade President-elect Joe Biden not to appoint the city’s leader to his cabinet. Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles called Garcetti “the worst mayor in the nation,” and criticized him for his handling of the city’s homeless crisis, housing and police use of force. “We refuse to be quiet as President-elect Biden considers him for a cabinet ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Education, California, La, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Republican


Dr. Scott Atlas resigns from Trump administration

Dr. Scott Atlas, a highly controversial member of the White House's coronavirus task force, has resigned from his post in the Trump administration, according to a person who works with the task force.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Trump, Scott Atlas


Biden’s Economic Team Draws on Deep Experience With Focus on Jobs, Wages, Inequality

President-elect Joe Biden’s choices for his White House economic team include an array of advisers with crisis experience, policy chops...
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Controversial Trump adviser Dr. Scott Atlas reportedly resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force

Scott Atlas listens to US President Donald Trump during a briefing at the White House August 10, 2020, in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas, who served as a special adviser to President Donald Trump on the coronavirus, resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force Monday, Fox News and CNN reported. Atlas, who joined the task force in August, was a Special Government Employee (SGE), meaning his role in the task force was temporary and would not exceed 130 ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Atlas, United States, Washington Dc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, Breaking


Melania Trump unveils Christmas decorations for final holiday season in White House

The unveiling comes less than two months after secret recordings from June 2018 were aired by CNN, in which she complained about...
Tags: White House, Cnn, Melania Trump


Controversial Trump adviser Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force

Scott Atlas listens to US President Donald Trump during a briefing at the White House August 10, 2020, in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas, who served as a special adviser to President Donald Trump on the coronavirus, resigned from the White House COVID-19 task force Monday. Atlas, who joined the task force in August, was a Special Government Employee (SGE), meaning his role in the task force was temporary and would not exceed 130 days. Atlas' push to reopen...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, America, Trends, Atlas, United States, Washington Dc, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci


Wisconsin confirms Joe Biden as winner following recount

By SCOTT BAUER | Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Joe Biden’s victory in battleground Wisconsin was confirmed Monday following a partial recount that only added to his 20,600-vote margin over President Donald Trump, who has promised to file a lawsuit seeking to undo the results. Confirmation of the results by the Democratic chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission started a five-day window for Trump to file a lawsuit. Trump on Saturday promised to file a lawsuit either on Monday or Tuesd...
Tags: Dane, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Milwaukee, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Biden, Donald Trump, Jim Crow, Presidential Election, Trump


An Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated to make it harder for Biden to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, according to top experts

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist was designed to derail President-elect Joe Biden's plans to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, according to experts and former US diplomats. O...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, Germany, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Analysis, Connecticut



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