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Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump election interference has hired a top racketeering attorney

Getty Georgia prosecutors are investigating if Trump illegally interfered with the state's election. The district attorney's office recently hired a lawyer with expertise in racketeering cases. Racketeering is one of the potential charges in the investigation into Trump. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Georgia district attorney investigating former President Donald Trump's actions surrounding the state's presidential election has hired a lawyer with expertise i...
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Gandhi’s have had it if they are Cyphers in May

Why does a media owned by industrialists and controlled by the ruling party, heap such generous attention on the Gandhis? Because they are no threat. Anything of a Leftist hue, with the capacity to mobilize the people on a platform of roti, kapda, makaan, healthcare, universal free education, must... Canary Trap is a platform for exclusive, well-researched, and objective information relating to intelligence, terrorism, corruption and politico-security matters.
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Democrats' key swing vote wasn't on board with the relief bill, making clear he wouldn't accept something he didn't like. Here's how his party won him back.

It was Friday afternoon, and President Joe Biden was on the phone with Sen. Joe Manchin, the conservative West Virginia Democrat who felt blindsided by his party leaders and now was at risk of defecting and effectively torpedoing a central pillar of the White House's domestic agenda.
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FBI Uncovers Communication Between Proud Boys Member And Trump Associate Before Riot

A member of the Proud Boys was in communication with a person associated with the White House in the final days before the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, the New York Times reported on Friday. [Author: Zoë Richards]
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Most Scots would back remaining in UK, new poll suggests

Respondents say their trust in both Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond dented by Holyrood inquiryMost Scots would vote to remain in the UK if an independence referendum were held tomorrow, a new poll has found.The survey of 1,015 Scots suggests that 46% would vote against Scottish independence, compared with 43% in favour. Continue reading...
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Senate Passes Biden’s $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill After ‘Vote-A-Rama’

The Senate approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday, over 24 hours after opening debate on the bill.
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Biden says Americans will start receiving their $1,400 stimulus checks 'this month'

President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room following the passage of the American Rescue Plan in the U.S. Senate at the White House on March 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images President Joe Biden vowed to start sending out stimulus checks "this month." Senate Democrats just passed Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package. Individuals earning up to $80,000 will receive $1,400 direct payments. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Bid...
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Protesters burn masks at Idaho Capitol rally against rules

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At least a hundred people gathered at the front of the Idaho Capitol on Saturday to burn masks in a protest against measures taken to limit infections and deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Some groups say mask mandates are a restriction of their freedoms. Health experts say they help slow the spread of the disease. Videos posted on social media showed adults encouraging children to toss masks into a fire. Republican Gov. Brad Little has never issued a statewide mask ...
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US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in Mexican border camp

By MARÍA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Associated Press MEXICO CITY — In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government may reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process. The new opening for people previously denied came as Mexican authorities worked to close the improvised camp along the banks of the Rio Grande, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, that has housed thousands of ...
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How Democrats miscalculated Manchin and later won him back

It was Friday afternoon, and President Joe Biden was on the phone with Sen. Joe Manchin, the conservative West Virginia Democrat who felt blindsided by his party leaders and now was at risk of defecting and effectively torpedoing a central pillar of the White House's domestic agenda.
Tags: White House, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin


Coronavirus live news: Mexico reports 779 more deaths; US Senate passes $1.9trn relief plan

Contradictory death figures in Russia; WHO warns against relaxing guard due to vaccinesSchool Covid tests: pupils in England ‘very likely’ to get false positivesDalai Lama urges people to get Covid vaccine after having first doseFrom Pfizer to Moderna, the companies making billions from vaccinesEU indecision led Cyprus to allow in UK visitors, says ministerSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.14pm GMT There have been 779 further deaths from coronavirus and 6,561 new confirmed cases in Mexico, ...
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Obama congratulates Biden on Senate passage of his relief bill

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated President Joe Biden on the successful passage of the Covid-19 relief bill through the Senate, the administration's top legislative priority as millions of Americans continue to struggle financially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Obama congratulates Biden on Senate passage of his Covid relief bill

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated President Joe Biden on the successful passage of the Covid-19 relief bill through the Senate, the administration's top legislative priority as millions of Americans continue to struggle financially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Kayleigh McEnany said Trump finds it 'kind of freeing' to be off Twitter since he was banned

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany takes off her face covering before speaking with reporters outside the West Wing of the White House on October 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images When Donald Trump got banned from Twitter, he went "ballistic," according to a Politico report. But now, two months later, he finds it "kind of freeing," former press aide Kayleigh McEnany said. At the time of his ban in January, Trump tried tweeting from other White House–affiliated ...
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At least 30,000 US organizations, small businesses and government offices were victims of Microsoft Exchange hack: Krebs

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella Tobias Schwarz/Getty Images An espionage group has hacked some 30,000 US organizations over the past few days, KrebsOnSecurity reported. Microsoft released several security updates  to its Exchange email product to combat the hack. The group was able to target businesses and local government agencies, according to KrebsOnSecurity. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. At least 30,0000 organizations across the US have been hacked over the ...
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UK Statistics Authority rebukes Gove over Brexit figures

Cabinet Office used ‘unverifiable data’ to rebut a Road Haulage Association survey showing export volumes dropped by 68%The Cabinet Office run by Michael Gove has been officially reprimanded by the UK Statistics Authority for using unpublished and unverifiable data in an attempt to deny that Brexit had caused a massive fall in volumes of trade through British ports.The criticism follows a story in the Observer on 7 February that cited a survey by the Road Haulage Association (RHA) of its interna...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Michael Gove, Road transport, Brexit, Gove, Cabinet Office, UK Statistics Authority, Trade Policy, Road Haulage Association, Statistics Authority


The Product Manager asterisk

Product manager might be one of the most grey roles within a startup. However, as a company progresses and the team grows, there comes a time when a founder needs to carve out dedicated roles. Of these positions, product management might be one of the most elusive — and key — roles to fill. Ken Norton, who recently left his job as director of product at Figma to consult rising PMs, thinks it’s easier to start with defining what they aren’t: the CEO of the product. “Product managers need to reali...
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Biden fired a Trump-appointed lawyer who refused to leave office

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington, DC. Evan Vucci/AP The president on Friday dismissed a Trump appointee, Sharon Gustafson, after she refused to resign. Gustafson served as general counsel for the EEOC, a federal agency charged with investigating workplace issues. Her dismissal prompted fury from other Trump appointees and Republican lawmakers. Visit the Business section of Insider f...
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After Biden lost the Iowa caucuses in 2020, staffers suggested that he refinance his house, new book says

President Joe Biden speaks in the Oval Office at the White House. Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images Early in the 2020 Democratic nomination process, Joe Biden stumbled in Iowa and New Hampshire. Reporter Jonathan Allen said that Biden staffers suggested that the candidate refinance his home. Biden turned around his campaign by winning South Carolina and performing strongly on Super Tuesday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Early last year, questions were beginning to s...
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Biden hails 'giant step' as Senate passes $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill

Republican opposition holds through marathon ‘vote-a-rama’Speaker Pelosi has said measure should be law by 14 MarchJoe Biden hailed “one more giant step forward on delivering on that promise that help is on the way”, after Democrats took a critical step towards a first major legislative victory since assuming control of Congress and the White House, with a party-line vote in the Senate to approve a $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill. Related: Biden urged to 'go big' on New Deal-like economic plan ...
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Food scarcity fears prompt plan to ease post-Brexit checks on EU imports

Ministers considering ‘lighter touch’ regime to avoid disruption to supplies from blocMinisters are preparing to relax post-Brexit plans for border checks on food and other imports from the European Union because of fears that they will further damage trade and could lead to severe shortages in UK supermarkets.The Observer has been told by multiple industry sources that Boris Johnson’s new Brexit minister, Lord Frost, is considering allowing “lighter touch” controls on imports from 1 April than ...
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Malcolm Kenyatta, a 30-year-old Democratic state lawmaker, could be Pennsylvania's next senator in 2022

Pennsylvania State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta. AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta has joined the 2022 Pennsylvania US Senate race. Kenyatta, a 30-year-old progressive lawmaker, is a community activist from Philadelphia. "My story certainly has a lot of distinct parts that are unique to me, but not that unique to most Pennsylvanians," he said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. When Pennsylvania state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta was a 12-year-old growi...
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Senate passes $1.9t Covid relief bill

After a session that saw staff put in 36-hour shifts and U.S. senators voting their way through more than a dozen amendments, the upper chamber today passed President Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill. Senators narrowed the eligibility for stimulus checks, trimmed the federal boost to unemployment benefits and removed a provision to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. — Read the rest
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MSNBC host and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough says there's 'no doubt' that the GOP is 'unsavable'

"Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough. William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC Newswire/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Joe Scarborough said on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" that the Republican Party was "unsavable." Scarborough, who served in the US House as a Republican, now identifies as an independent. "What issues does this guy share with conservatives?" Scarborough said of former President Trump. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In 1994, Joe Scarborough was elected to Congre...
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Democratic divides sharpen even as Biden's Covid-19 relief package passes the Senate

The honeymoon is over for President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats, whose unified front was thrown into doubt during the final stages of negotiations ahead of Saturday's vote to pass the White House's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill.
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Senate passes $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill, overcoming Republican opposition

Pelosi has said measure should be law by 14 March, when tens of millions of Americans risk losing unemployment benefitsDemocrats have taken a critical step towards a first major legislative victory since assuming control of Congress and the White House, with a party-line vote in the Senate to approve Joe Biden’s $1.9tn coronavirus relief bill. Related: Biden urged to 'go big' on New Deal-like economic plan – but can he bridge left-right gap? Continue reading...
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ANC North West factions fight on

Premier Job Mokgoro’s hearing begins despite move to stop it by party secretary general Ace Magashule The post ANC North West factions fight on appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, North West Province, ANC, African National Congress, Top Six, Supra Mahumapelo, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Job Mokgoro


Donald Trump was wrong to claim absentee ballots helped Joe Biden beat him, according to new Stanford University study

A person fills out their absentee ballot form to vote during the 2020 election. Hollis Johnson/Insider Published on March 5, the paper examines how absentee voting affected the 2020 US election. It concludes that Democrats were equally less likely to vote early in-person or on election day.  The study adds that there were already high levels of motivation to participate and mail-in ballots did not lead to a voting increase. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Mail-in ba...
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How much Did Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr.'s claims of 'cancel culture' help drive sales of Dr. Seuss books? Insider takes a closer look.

A statue of author Theodor Seuss Geisel in the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. Brian Snyder/Reuters Many Dr. Seuss books topped bestsellers list this week, but what drove the sales?  Republicans including Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr. said "cancel culture" had come for Dr. Seuss. Telegram users implied they'd bought the titles because of the controversy.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Back in 1984, when he was 43 books into his career, Theodor Geisel...
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson calls QAnon followers 'gentle people waving American flags'

Fox News host Tucker Carlson told his audience that QAnon followers, some of whom were involved in the deadly insurrection, are "gentle people." Getty Images Tucker Carlson told his audience on Friday night that QAnon followers are "gentle people." The conservative TV host also referred to them as "confused" but said they "like this country." QAnon believers were involved in the deadly insurrection on January 6. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Fox News host Tucker C...
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