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San Dimas biotech startup Curative captures large slice of coronavirus test market

In less than a year, a once-obscure biotech startup in San Dimas, headed by a 26-year-old Oxford dropout, captured a large slice of the coronavirus test market – manufacturing and processing 14 million tests nationwide to date. Fueled by dollars from venture capitalists, Curative Inc. developed, at lightning speed, a self-administered oral-swab test with a turnaround time of 48 hours. Last spring, the company found itself within the circle of more than 100 federally approved companies from acros...
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From abortion care to LGBTQ rights, here's how Joe Biden is prepared to tear up Donald Trump's restrictive gender policies

President Joe Biden signs executive orders as part of the Covid-19 response at the White House. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration has already started nixing multiple Trump-era policies on gender, transgender rights, and reproductive healthcare through executive order. It's also planning to further entrench those rights into federal to show its commitment to gender equality. Some actions will take more than an executive order or require Congress to get involved. Vi...
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Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have reportedly tested positive for COVID or are in quarantine

Members of the National Guard rest in the Visitor Center of the US Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Hundreds of National Guard troops have tested positive for COVID-19 or are in quarantine, according to a Politico report. More than 25,000 National Guard troops were activated and deployed to Washington, DC in the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hundreds of National Guard troops from am...
Tags: Politics, Science, Washington, Politico, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Capitol, National Guard, Visitor Center, U S Capitol, National Guard Bureau, US Capitol, COVID-19, COVID


Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as America's first Black defense secretary

Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, smiles during his conformation hearing. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP The Senate has confirmed Lloyd Austin, a retired four-star Army general, as the first Black secretary of defense. Austin served in the armed forces for more than four decades, retiring in 2016 after serving as the first Black leader of US Central Command. During his career, he developed a relationship with President Joe Biden and his late son Beau, who served as an officer in t...
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Constitutional Carry Coming to Utah? The Outlook is Positive

Constitutional Carry Coming to Utah? The Outlook is Positive U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The outlook for Utah passing a form of Constitutional Carry in 2021 is positive. Representative Walt Brooks has sponsored HB60 as the vehicle for the long-sought reform. From deseret.com: Rep. Walt Brooks, R-St. George, is sponsoring HB60 in the Utah Legislature’s upcoming 2021 general session, set to begin Jan. 19. The bill’s language mirrors legislation he filed in the final days of the 2020 session, whic...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Cox, Brooks, Deseret News, Herbert, Jennifer Napier Pearce, Utah Legislature, Spencer Cox, Gary R Herbert, Subsection, Gun Rights News


Trump officials in the Pentagon reportedly blocked Biden's transition team from accessing information on military operations, including the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Pentagon Charles Dharapak/AP The Department of Defense set up roadblocks for the incoming Biden administration during the transition process, Politico reported, citing multiple defense and transition officials. Meetings were canceled, delayed, or tightly controlled in ways that made it difficult for Biden's team to get information on critical national security issues, including vaccine distribution, transition officials said. The Pentagon has pushed back on claims that it did not fulfill i...
Tags: Politics, White House, Politico, Africa, Defense, America, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Transition, Middle East, Pentagon, Chris Miller, Biden, Donald Trump, Miller


Michael Flynn's brother was present on a call discussing the military response to the Capitol siege, despite the Army denying it for days: WaPo

Supporters of President Donald Trump wear gas masks and military-style apparel as they walk around inside the Rotunda after breaching the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/Getty Images The US Army falsely claimed that Michael Flynn's brother was not on a call discussing whether or not to dispatch the National Guard to the Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn, the Army's chief staff of operations, co...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Washington Dc, Army, Pentagon, Donald Trump, US Army, The Washington Post, Mccarthy, Capitol Police, Trump


The Trump-appointed NSA general counsel installed the day before Biden took office is now on leave due to a Department of Defense probe

Michael Ellis was installed as the NSA's general counsel just the day before President Biden was sworn in. Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Trump-installed General Counsel of the National Security Agency has been put on administrative leave a day after starting the role, due to a Department of Defense inspector general probe, CNN reported.  Michael Ellis's installation just before President Joe Biden took office garnered criticism that the...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Nsa, White House, Defense, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Warner, Biden, Donald Trump, National Security Agency


Last-minute Trump appointee at NSA put on leave due to inspector general probe

National Security Agency General Counsel Michael Ellis, who was installed by former President Donald Trump during his final days in office, was put on administrative leave Wednesday because his appointment is now the subject of a Department of Defense inspector general investigation, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN.
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Last-minute Trump appointee at NSA put on administrative leave due to inspector general probe

National Security Agency General Counsel Michael Ellis, who was installed by former President Donald Trump during his final days in office, was put on administrative leave Wednesday because his appointment is now the subject of a Department of Defense inspector general investigation, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN.
Tags: Nsa, Department Of Defense, Cnn, Donald Trump, National Security Agency, Michael Ellis


Montana House Passes Bill with Constitutional Carry

Montana House Passes Bill with Constitutional Carry, Removal of Gun Free Zones U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Montana House of Representatives has passed major gun law legislation, HB102, by more than a 2-1 margin, 66 for, 31 against. The bill is the accumulation of a decade and a half of struggle against Democrat Governors, who have repeatedly vetoed reform legislation passed with large majorities in the legislature. Numerous sections in the bill show the Montana legislature has learned the le...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Senate, Department Of Defense, University, Arizona, Bill, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Legislative, Heller, Greg Gianforte, Montana House, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Dean Weingarten


Inaugurations aren't required by the Constitution - here's why they're so important anyway

Workers put up "Biden-Harris" branded bunting near the White House on January 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Although US presidential inaugurations aren't required in the Constitution, it's an event that's developed a great deal of ceremonial importance. Dimitris Xygalatas, associate professor of anthropology, explains that shared rituals carry the weight of tradition which gives them an aura of historical continuity and legitimacy. When we attend an extrava...
Tags: Politics, News, Opinion, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, United States, Washington Dc, Korea, Biden, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Nordic


Texas Governor Greg Abbott Says He’s ‘Offended’ By Vetting Of National Guard For President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration

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Tags: Texas, Washington, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Fbi, Washington Dc, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott, Austin Texas, U S Capitol, State Guard, Texas National Guard, Around the Nation, Vetting Of National Guard


Minimal Barriers and Timing at the US Capitol, 6 January, 2021

Widely Spaced Capitol Police. Picture taken about 11:14 a.m. on 6 January, 2021. Courtesy Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The barriers put up to keep the crowds of protestors away from the Capitol building on 6 January 2021, were minimal and easily overcome. They were primarily psychological. An ordinary 10-year-old child could push their way through them, with minimal effort. Physical barriers must be backed up by manpower if they are to be effective. This is especially true for suc...
Tags: Guns, US, Department Of Defense, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Trump, Capitol, Ellipse, Ulysses S Grant, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Courtesy Dean Weingarten


Survivor of Grizzly Bear Attack in Dupuyer, Montana Used .44 Magnum

Grizzly Bear U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Ken Ledeau is a semi-retired trucker who rented a cabin near Dupuyer, Montana. He loved the area, the views, and the wildlife he would see while walking for exercise. He would walk up and down a finger ridge on one side of Dupuyer Creek drainage. The land was mostly open on the ridge, while the creek had dense stands of willow trees and other vegetation. Ken was 59 years old when the bear attacked him. Neighbors in the Dupuyer area had warned him about ...
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If tech companies don't want to deal in violence, they should stop partnering with US military and intelligence

A U.S. Air Force pilot (L), and a censor operator (R), prepare to launch a MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), from a ground control station at a secret air base in the Persian Gulf region on January 7, 2016. John Moore/Getty Images Affirming their opposition to violence and incitement, Silicon Valley corporations led the way removing President Donald Trump from their platforms and shutting down Parler, an app popular with his supporters. But these same firms have deep relationsh...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Indonesia, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, United States, Silicon Valley, South America, Pentagon, Cia, Jeff Bezos


12 National Guard troops were pulled off security for Biden's inauguration over concerns including suspected ties to far-right groups

Virginia National Guard troops are issued M4 rifles and live ammunition in front of the US Capitol on Sunday. Samuel Corum/Getty Images A total of 12 National Guard troops were pulled off the inauguration security mission, the Pentagon said Tuesday, confirming reporting from the Associated Press. Two Guard members were found to have suspected ties to far-right militia groups, Army and intelligence officials told the AP. The military and the FBI are vetting troops deployed to the nation's c...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Navy, Virginia, Defense, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Ap, Fbi, Washington Dc, Army, Marine Corps, Pentagon


The Capitol siege is forcing the Pentagon to be more aggressive about white supremacy in the military

Members of the U.S. National Guard arrive at the U.S. Capitol on January 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Pentagon is deploying as many as 15,000 National Guard troops to protect President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20, amid fears of new violence. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The Pentagon is under increasing pressure to address white supremacist and extremist ties within the ranks of the US military. Current and former members of the US military were arrested in connectio...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Iraq, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Analysis, Fbi, Afghanistan, Washington Dc, New York Times, Pentagon, Chris Miller, Extremism


2 National Guard troops were reportedly pulled off security for Biden's inauguration over ties to far-right groups

Virginia National Guard soldiers are issued their M4 rifles and live ammunition on the east front of the U.S. Capitol on January 17, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Two National Guard troops were pulled off the presidential inauguration security mission, the AP reported Tuesday. The Guard members were found to have ties to far-right militia groups, according to Army and intelligence officials. The military, in partnership with the FBI, is vetting troops deployed to the n...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Virginia, Defense, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Ap, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, Army, Marine Corps, Associated Press


Defensive Mountain Lion Shooting by Sheriff’s Deputy with AR15 Rifle

Defensive Mountain Lion Shooting by Sheriff's Deputy with AR15 Rifle U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the afternoon of 11 January 2021, a family with two small children and two small dogs was walking along the El Dorado bike trail. They were just outside of Placerville, California, on the east side. The trail there is paved. The weather was very good for walking, the sky was clear and the temperature was about 55 degrees F, with a light breeze. The two small children were in a stroller. The couple...
Tags: Guns, California, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Collins, Placerville California, Hornaday, Weingarten, Mountain Lions, Gun Rights News, Conservation News, AR15, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


United States: Congress Extends Statute Of Limitations For SEC Disgorgement - Haynes and Boone

Through a short provision ensconced within thousands of pages of a Department of Defense spending bill, the Securities and Exchange Commission received dramatically expanded authority to seek disgorgement in its enforcement actions.
Tags: News, Congress, Department Of Defense, United States, Securities And Exchange Commission, Boone, SEC Disgorgement Haynes


If we want to prevent more insurrections in the US, we must demilitarize the police

US Capitol police officers try to stop supporters of US President Donald Trump to enter the Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Off-duty police officers were among the mob that attacked the US Capitol last week. Body cam footage from Boston civil rights protests shows how police are out of control. In order to...
Tags: Obama, Congress, Washington, Boston, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Arkansas, Biden, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, New England, Capitol Police, Trump


Trump's acting secretary of defense is working to install a Trump loyalist as the top lawyer for the NSA just days before the president leaves office

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller at a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony led by President Donald Trump at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, November 11, 2020. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Trump's acting secretary of defense told the head of the National Security Agency to install a Trump loyalist as the top lawyer at the agency by 6 pm on Saturday. NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone did not honor Christopher Miller's request by the deadline.   Nakason...
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Nebraska Governor Ricketts Has No Problem with Open Carry at Protests

Editors Note: All readers should be very cautious about attending protests or rallies in the coming few days as we are receiving many reports that these events will be false flag operations. Not one of our high-profile & highly-respected pro-gun groups has endorsed or been involved in the planning of any of these events. Do not attend. Instead we recommend all patriots go to their local gun or rifle range and train. Image screenshot from Youtube video KETV, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarte...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Nebraska, Open Carry, Trump, Ricketts, State, Capitol, Legislature, Pete Ricketts, KETV, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


'I cannot wait to leave this job': Trump's defense secretary joked with reporters about the end of his term, the future of the department

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller at a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony led by President Donald Trump at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, November 11, 2020. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Outgoing acting defense secretary Christopher Miller on Thursday appeared to josh with reporters, saying he "cannot wait to leave this job, believe me." "Oh, did I say that out loud," he added. Miller has been viewed as a temporary placeholder after being selected...
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‘For All Mankind’ Season 2 Trailer: Apple’s Science Fiction Series Wages a Cold War in Space

It’s the ’80s and the Cold War is silently raging. But a different kind of Cold War is about to be waged in For All Mankind, Apple TV+’s acclaimed alternate-history space drama, which premieres its second season this February. Watch the For All Mankind trailer below. For All Mankind Trailer Apple TV+ released the official trailer for For All Mankind season 2, the alt-history drama series from Emmy winner Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica). Set in an alternate history timeline where ...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, US, Department Of Defense, Nasa, United States, Ronald Reagan, Ussr, Soviet Union, Mankind, Mission Control, Joel Kinnaman, Ronald D Moore, TV Trailer


For All Mankind Season 2 Trailer Prepares for a New Mission

For All Mankind Season 2 Trailer Prepares for a New Mission Apple TV+ has released the official trailer for the upcoming second season of For All Mankind, featuring Joel Kinnaman as his character leads a new Moon mission during the Cold War which will dictate the course of history. The series is scheduled to make its return on February 19, 2021. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Samberg, Siara, Hawley & Stiller Unite for Apple Sci-Fi Comedy PB ...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, US, Department Of Defense, Nasa, Julia Roberts, United States, Ronald Reagan, TV News, Streaming, Ussr, Kelly, Mission Control, Danny Stevens, Joel Kinnaman


Apple Shares Trailer for Second Season of 'For All Mankind'

Apple today shared the trailer for the second season of space drama "For All Mankind," which is set to premiere on Friday, February 19. Created by Ronald D. Moore, "For All Mankind" is a sci-fi series that imagines what the world might have been like if the global space race had never ended and the space program had remained a priority. The story is told through the lives of NASA astronauts and engineers, along with their families. The second season of "For All Mankind" picks up in 1983, a dec...
Tags: Apple, US, Department Of Defense, Reagan, Nasa, United States, Ronald Reagan, Ussr, Mission Control, Ronald D Moore, All Mankind, Jodi Balfour, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple


Xiaomi plunges a record 14% after Trump administration blacklists the Chinese smartphone maker

REUTERS/Edgard Garrido Xiaomi stock plunged as much as 14% after the Department of Defense added the firm to its US investment blacklist on Thursday. Under the terms of the executive order signed by President Trump, the designation means that after 60 days US investors won't be able to buy Xiaomi stock and will have a year to sell current holdings. Still, some investors argue the ban will only be temporary as the Biden administration is likely to overturn President Trump's executive order...
Tags: Apple, China, US, Trends, Markets, Department Of Defense, Beijing, Xiaomi, Stocks, Executive Order, Biden, Stock Market, Huawei, Lei Jun, Consumer Electronics, Trump


The Trump administration blacklisted 9 more Chinese companies, including Xiaomi. It labeled the smartphone giant a 'Communist Chinese military company.'

China's president Xi Jinping and US president Donald Trump. Getty The Trump administration has added nine Chinese companies to a blacklist, including smartphone maker Xiaomi. The US Defense Department labeled the firms "communist Chinese military companies." Americans now cannot invest in them. Huawei, another smartphone giant, is already on the list.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Smartphone maker Xiaomi and eight other Chinese firms have been added to a Trump ad...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, China, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Xiaomi, Donald Trump, Huawei, Defense Department, Financial Times, US defense department