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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said he lost $7 million making COVID-19 masks in the operation he announced alongside Trump

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP Last year, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said his company would make and donate COVID-19 masks. Lindell told The Daily Beast he lost $7 million on the effort and has millions of masks left over. "I can't give them away," Lindell told The Daily Beast. "No one wants the things anymore." See mo...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Washington, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Lindell, Rose Garden, Daily Beast, Alex Brandon, Jacob Shamsian


Fierce Capitol attacks on police seen in body-cam videos

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER | Associated Press Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police officer with a flagpole and tackling him to the ground. Federal judges ordered the release of the videos after media organizations, including The Associated Press, went to court to request that the Department of Justice provide access. The videos are being presented as evidence in p...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Senate, New York City, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Indiana, Fbi, Soccer, Gop, House, Connecticut


These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns

By Travis Caldwell | CNN The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections. Yet with overall vaccination rates in the US slowing this month when compared to highs in April, health officials are raising awareness about the uneven distribution of vaccines in different parts of the country. “I’m very unconcerned for peop...
Tags: New York, News, California, Cdc, White House, Virginia, India, US, California News, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, United States, Maine, Washington Dc, Delta


The Biden administration plans to invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

President Joe Biden. Evan Vucci/AP The Biden administration is putting $3.2 billion toward antiviral medicines for COVID-19. The ideal drug could be taken early in the course of an illness to prevent hospitalization. So far, the FDA has only approved one drug to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral medicines f...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, Fda, The New York Times, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, National Institute of Allergy, Pandemic, Breaking, COVID


The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral medicines for COVID-19 and other viruses with "pandemic potential.""New antivirals that prevent serious COVID-19 illness and death, especially oral drugs that could be taken at home early in the course of disease, would be powerful tools for battling the pandemic and saving lives," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Biden, Anthony Fauci, U S National Institute of Allergy, Fauci, Pandemic, Breaking, COVID, Evan Vucci File The Biden, Speed desk, Natalie Musumeci


White House to Finish Allocating 80 Million U.S.-Made COVID-19 Shots for Shipment Abroad

By Carl O'Donnell and Michael Erman(Reuters) - The White House will finish allocating 80 million U.S.-made COVID-19 shots that it has pledged to...
Tags: White House, Carl O Donnell, Michael Erman, COVID


Scotland was eight hours from running out of some PPE in Covid first wave

Audit Scotland says supplies of items such as gowns and masks ran very low in April last yearCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSome stocks of PPE in Scotland came within eight hours of running out at the height of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by the country’s public spending watchdog.Audit Scotland said centrally held supplies of key items ran “very low” in April 2020. At points, long-sleeved gowns came within eight hours of running ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Scotland, Society, UK News, Health policy, Scottish politics, Coronavirus, COVID


One year or 5? Doctors and drug companies increasingly disagree about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Marianne Ayala/Insider Booster shots may not be medically necessary for another one to five years, disease experts wager. But pharmaceutical companies are prepping to distribute boosters to the US before the end of 2021. In either case, boosters probably won't require the same urgency as initial vaccines do. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next vaccine race is underway - this time for booster shots.Leading vaccine developers, including Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, UPS, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cornell University


Biden-Putin summit live: leaders reach second stage of tense talks

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will talk for four-five hours before making separate press appearancesFirst session, with Antony Blinken and Sergey Lavrov, concludesTalks amid tensions expected to focus on regional conflicts, climate, Covid 4.17pm BST A former longtime White House correspondent said today’s chaotic media scrum at the beginning of Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin’s summit reminded him of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Geneva meeting in 1985.Photo-op was also jammed and chaoti...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, US politics, Ronald Reagan, Geneva, Mikhail Gorbachev, Sergey Lavrov, Antony Blinken, Reagan Gorbachev, COVID, Biden Putin


Kayleigh McEnany claimed she 'never lied' as White House press secretary. Here are 5 times she did.

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing on December 15, 2020, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Kayleigh McEnany on Sunday said she "never lied." A review of her nine-month tenure as Trump's top spokeswoman shows otherwise. Here are 5 times McEnany lied and stretched the truth as White House press secretary. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kayleigh McEnany recently claimed that she ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Obama, Washington, Cbs News, White House, Russia, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Fox News, Lies


Rishi Sunak rejects calls by businesses for furlough extension

Failure to maintain Covid support measures will push firms into bankruptcy, says Labour Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRishi Sunak has rejected business demands for an extension of the furlough scheme despite expectations the government will delay the easing of Covid-19 restrictions currently set for 21 June.Business leaders and Labour have warned that a failure to maintain emergency economic support measures in line with public health restrictions would push struggl...
Tags: Business, Politics, Economics, UK News, Retail industry, Labour, Ed Miliband, Economic recovery, Services sector, Hospitality Industry, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus, COVID, UK job furlough scheme


10 Things in Politics: Gaetz's law-school classmates want him to resign

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Matt Gaetz's former classmates say he's an embarrassment to William & Mary Law SchoolBiden's plan to send $400 billion to help families caring for loved ones with disabilities is in jeopardy as infrastructure talks falterBenjamin Netanyahu is officially out of powerOne thing to watch for: DHS Secreta...
Tags: Apple, Twitter, Florida, Maryland, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Oregon, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Afghanistan


China to G7 leaders: Days when world affairs are decided by a 'small group of countries are long gone'

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but campaigners said firm cash promises were missing. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS China said that the times of a "small" group of countries deciding world decisions are "long gone," Reuters reported. The remarks came as G7 leaders met in London over the weekend. A spokesperson for the China embassy in ...
Tags: Politics, England, London, News, France, China, International, Trends, Joe Biden, United Kingdom, Who, G7, Reuters, Group of Seven, COVID, Taylor Ardrey


G7 leaders push for a 'transparent' investigation into the origins of COVID

The 2021 G7 family photo in Cornwall, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images The G7 leaders want a "transparent" investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. Biden signed a joint communiqué that outlined plans to defeat the virus and plan for the future. The G7 also committed to giving 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. The Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Sunday expressed support for a "transparent" investigation int...
Tags: Japan, Politics, Maryland, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Foreign Policy, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Amtrak, G7, Camp David, Cornwall England


Pandemic restrictions will largely vanish this week. Politics? Or science?

At the stroke of midnight on June 15, the spell will break. Masks can fall. Churches and gyms and movie theaters can fill up. We’ll finally be able to tell a smile from a scowl, and sales of lip balm — and, perhaps, breath mints — will surely rise. As California stands on the precipice of normalcy after more than a year of pandemic drama and trauma, some worry. Are we really ready? Is the state that valiantly vowed to follow the science really following the science? Juliana Ibaraki, a junior ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, California, Stanford, India, Sport, European Union, Public Health, Soccer, Metallica, States, UC Berkeley, Ny, New York State


Coronavirus live: G7 calls for expert-led study on origins of Covid; England considers delaying lifting restrictions

Follow the latest updates on the pandemic in the UK and across the worldSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.24pm BST Three people were detained in Paris after officers used tear gas to disperse hundreds of youths gathered for a street party in defiance of Covid social distancing limits and an 11:00 pm curfew, AFP reports. 1.18pm BST Related: Lifting Covid rules could mean repeat of winter wave of cases, says Sage adviser Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Boris Johnson, Afp, Coronavirus, COVID


The GOP lawmaker who let far-right protesters into the Oregon State Capitol has been expelled after he was caught on video plotting the incursion

In this Dec. 21, 2020, photo, pro-Trump and anti-mask demonstrators hold a rally outside the Oregon State Capitol as legislators meet for an emergency session in Salem, Ore. Andrew Selsky, File/AP State Rep. Mike Nearman was expelled from Oregon's legislature on Thursday. Other lawmakers voted him out for aiding the storming of the state Capitol in December 2020. Video footage shows Nearman giving advice to protesters on how to get in. See more stories on Insider's business page. T...
Tags: Politics, Oregon, Trends, West, Gop, House, News UK, Salem, Donald Trump, Trump, Democratic Party, Capitol, Oregon State Police, State Capitol, Oregon House, Oregon State Capitol


A COVID-19 outbreak closed a hotel where some members of the G7 delegation and media are staying in Cornwall

The Pedn Olva Hotel is seen, after it was closed due to a guest contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the G7 leaders summit, in St Ives, Cornwall, Britain, June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez A COVID-19 outbreak shut down a hotel one mile from the G7 summit where world leaders are gathering. The Pedn Olva hotel in St. Ives was hosting the German delegation's security detail, Sky News reported. Most Cornwall hotels are fully booked for the summit, which begins Friday. See...
Tags: Japan, Politics, England, Science, News, Germany, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Cornwall, Cbs, Outbreak, St Ives, Sky News


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' that he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn accused Fauci Tuesday of working with Mark Zukerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" every criticism of his decisions, which were "fundamentally based on science." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wedne...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Sen. Marsha Blackburn has accused him of working with Mark Zuckerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" all criticism of his decisions, which he said were all science-based. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said all of his COV...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


No one seems to know where NYC mayoral frontrunner Eric Adams lives

Brooklyn Borough President and Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A top NYC mayoral candidate's official residence is in question following a report from Politico NY. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams listed a Prospect Heights residence where he doesn't live. He may be sleeping in his office most of the time, which his campaign says is due to his schedule. See more stories on Insider's business page. A mysterious saga emerged i...
Tags: Politics, Politico, New York City, Trends, Fort Lee, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Eric Adams, Adams, Prospect Heights, Hudson River, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Borough, Kings County, Andrew Yang, Jake Lahut


Anheuser-Busch Captures the Joy of Reconnecting Post-Lockdown in Aspirational Ad

As we approach major milestones in the ongoing battle against COVID-19, Anheuser-Busch is teaming with the White House to get more people vaccinated. Via its "Let's Grab A Beer" platform, the brand is promising a free beer, seltzer or nonalcoholic beverage to adults age 21 and up if the White House meets its recently announced...
Tags: White House, Advertising, Beer, Anheuser Busch, AdFreak, COVID, Life After Lockdown, Spirits & Cannabis


'A walking briefing book': How Biden adviser Erika Moritsugu quietly champions AAPI priorities

Erika Moritsugu of Hawaii, the White House Asian American and Pacific Islander senior liaison, tackles everything from COVID-19 to AAPI hate crimes.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Hawaii, Biden, Usa Today, Pacific Islander, COVID, Erika Moritsugu


Covid: more than 200 leaders urge G7 to help vaccinate world’s poorest

Former PMs, presidents and ministers sign letter saying richest should pay two-thirds of $66bn neededCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 100 former prime ministers, presidents and foreign ministers are among 230 prominent figures calling on the leaders of the powerful G7 countries to pay two-thirds of the $66bn (£46.6bn) needed to vaccinate low-income countries against Covid.A letter seen by the Guardian ahead of the G7 summit to be hosted by Boris Johnson in Co...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, UK News, World news, Canada, Tony Blair, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Gordon Brown, G7, Saharan Africa, UK US, Coronavirus, COVID


Covid: global leaders urge G7 to help vaccinate world’s poorest

Former PMs, presidents and ministers sign letter saying richest should pay two-thirds of $66bn neededCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 100 former prime ministers, presidents and foreign ministers are among 230 prominent figures calling on the leaders of the powerful G7 countries to pay two-thirds of the $66bn (£46.6bn) needed to vaccinate low-income countries against Covid.A letter seen by the Guardian ahead of the G7 summit to be hosted by Boris Johnson in Co...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, UK News, World news, Canada, Tony Blair, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Gordon Brown, G7, Saharan Africa, UK US, Coronavirus, COVID


Trump demands China pay $10 trillion of 'reparations' to US for damage caused by COVID-19

Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the NCGOP state convention on June 5, 2021 in Greenville, North Carolina Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images Trump demanded that China pay $10 trillion in "reparations" to the US during a speech on Saturday night. The former president urged countries that owe money to China to cancel their debts as "down payment" on reparations. He said that he blames China for the damage caused by COVID-19, and cited the lab-leak theory. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Politics, News, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Donald Trump, Wuhan, Trump, National Intelligence, Reparations, Stephen Miller, Tom Porter, Aylin Woodward, Sonam Sheth


The Latest: Hawaii emails reveal strain over contact tracing

By The Associated Press HONOLULU — A review of Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s emails shows the state epidemiologist spent key weeks in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic resisting suggestions and requests that she boost contact tracing to control the spread of COVID-19. They also showed Dr. Sarah Park repeatedly telling her superiors that the state’s failure to adequately fund the division she headed was preventing her from quickly expanding their work to respond to the crisis. The Associated P...
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US officials may have avoided the coronavirus lab-leak theory to avoid associations with controversial gain-of-function research

Guards stand outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology on February 3, 2021. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Scientists haven't ruled out the possibility that the coronavirus leaked from a lab. US agencies have given grants to a nonprofit that funds laboratories that alter coronaviruses. So US officials may have dismissed the lab leak theory to avoid association with this research. See more stories on Insider's business page. Is the best way to protect people from a dangerous virus to cr...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Obama, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Lab, Leak, Rand Paul, World Health Organization, State Department, Getty, Anthony Fauci, Nih


Naomi Wolf's slide from feminist, Democratic Party icon to the 'conspiracist whirlpool'

Naomi Wolf, photographed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2019. Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images The best-selling author and one-time Democratic Party insider has aligned herself with figures from the political far right. At rallies for her 'Five Freedoms' campaign, Wolf has railed against vaccine passports, mandatory masks, and emergency laws. The academic scandal over her latest book Outrages: Sex, Censorship & The Criminalization of Love undermined her lit...
Tags: Books, Politics, UK, New York, Isis, London, News, Oregon, America, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, House Of Lords, Britain, Maine


Who's afraid of Naomi Wolf?

Naomi Wolf, photographed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in 2019. Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images The best-selling author and one-time Democratic Party insider has aligned herself with figures from the political far right. At rallies for her 'Five Freedoms' campaign, Wolf has railed against vaccine passports, mandatory masks, and emergency laws. The academic scandal over her latest book Outrages: Sex, Censorship & The Criminalization of Love undermined her lit...
Tags: Books, Politics, UK, New York, Isis, London, News, Oregon, America, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, House Of Lords, Britain, Maine



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