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Biden to ask Surgeon General Adams to resign

Surgeon General Jerome Adams at the White House last month. WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is expected to ask for the resignation of U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams after being sworn in Wednesday, ousting the nation's top doctor in a symbolic break with his predecessor's covid-19 response, said two people with knowledge of the decision who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it. Adams, who was nominated by President Donald Trump, was sworn in as surgeon general

chron.com ,  6min 0
Biden to ask Surgeon General Adams to resign

In a positive development, OIC holds talks on Afghan Peace process

Yousef al-Othaimeen, the secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), held talks on Wednesday with Afghan Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar on the reconciliation process in Afghanistan. In a statement, the Jeddah-based organization said discussions were held on the peace process, and forms of support the OIC can provide to the war-torn country. Al-Othaimeen reiterated the OIC's commitment to support the Afghan people, and development projects in Afghanistan. Earlier this month, the Afghan

timesofislamabad.com ,  7min 0
In a positive development, OIC holds talks on Afghan Peace process

Biden, Harris' Inauguration Day Arrives With Downtown DC Locked Down

What to Know President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are set to be sworn into office Wednesday outside the U.S. Capitol. Due to the pandemic and security threats, celebrations are scaled down this year. President Trump has announced plans to leave the capital before Inauguration Day ceremonies. The stage is set for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect to be sworn in Wednesday in scaled-down celebrations that are evidently different to Washington, D.C., residents who have

nbcwashington.com ,  7min 0
Biden, Harris' Inauguration Day Arrives With Downtown DC Locked Down

Global Stocks Climb as Tech Results Shine and Inauguration Day Arrives

Netflix's headquarters located in Los Gatos, California on Apr. 20, 2020. Global stocks were pointing higher on Wednesday, as Inauguration Day arrived for President-elect Joe Biden. Technology stocks were driving the gains with Nasdaq-100 futures climbing after well-received results from Netflix. The Stoxx Europe 600 index climbed 0.6% as upbeat earnings rolled in from the tech and luxury sectors, while Asian markets also largely gained. Nasdaq-100 futures jumped 0.7%, while those for the S&P 500 were up 0.3%

marketwatch.com ,  7min 0
Global Stocks Climb as Tech Results Shine and Inauguration Day Arrives

There Was Never a Middle Ground Between MAGA and Never Trump

A lesson to remember as we prepare for the most unpleasant post-presidency in American history. Ben Sasse in the Capitol in October 2020. There were establishment Republicans who didn’t like Donald Trump in 2016, and there were right-leaning voters who didn’t want to vote for him, but they didn’t stop him from becoming president anyway. The party politicians and operatives who refused to endorse him mostly sat out the race rather than endorsing Hillary Clinton instead, and more than five million Americans

slate.com ,  9min 0
There Was Never a Middle Ground Between MAGA and Never Trump

Spanish Club Becomes First in the World to Sign a Player Using Bitcoin

A SPANISH Football Club Becomes the First in the World to Sign a Player using Bitcoin DUX International de Madrid, who play in the Spanish Third Division, became the world’s first professional football team to use cryptocurrency to sign a footballer – making history in the process. 37-year-old former Real Madrid striker David Barral joined Segunda B side DUX Internacional de Madrid, however, the fee was not disclosed. The club, who are part of DUX Gaming – an eSports club owned by footballers Borja Iglesias

euroweeklynews.com ,  10min 0
Spanish Club Becomes First in the World to Sign a Player Using Bitcoin

High school boys basketball: Hudson seeks consistency after fourth straight loss

While the Hudson boys basketball team had a chance to tie its game on Tuesday night against Kent Roosevelt with just half a second remaining, a missed free throw isn't ultimately what sealed their fate in the 53-51 loss. "You look at the game and it's easy to say we blew the free throws to lose the game, but we lost the game earlier," coach Jeff Brink said. "We lost the game because we can't take care of the basketball. The turnovers, to be honest, it's just not acceptable to turn the ball over the way we did

beaconjournal.com ,  10min 0
High school boys basketball: Hudson seeks consistency after fourth straight loss

Who needs Costa Rica when you've got the Norfolk Broads?

Mike Unwin joins a new birdwatching day trip to Norfolk that rivals more exotic options We stand on a raised bank on Hickling Broad, clapping hands and stamping feet against the December chill. A blackbird sounds its excitable pre-bedtime “chink, chink” alarm. After a day of mist and drizzle, the winter light is fast draining into dusk. Time to be heading home, you might think. But the day’s defining performance is still to come. First, a dark shape appears, drifting low over the marsh. Our binoculars

telegraph.co.uk ,  10min 0
Who needs Costa Rica when you've got the Norfolk Broads?

$300K in CCH grants to support health, wellness Capewide

Cape Cod Healthcare, through its Community Benefits initiative, has awarded $299,608 in grants in 2021 to nonprofits and programs that work to improve the health and wellness of the regional community. The mission of the Cape Cod Healthcare Community Benefits program is to help address the social determinants of health – needs that are beyond traditional medical care services -- through support and partnerships with local human service and community agencies. Grants are provided Capewide to organizations that

wickedlocal.com ,  10min 0
$300K in CCH grants to support health, wellness Capewide

ProVise Management Group LLC Has $907,000 Stock Position in BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:FRA)

ProVise Management Group LLC reduced its stake in shares of BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:FRA) by 3.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 74,905 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 2,855 shares during the quarter. ProVise Management Group LLC’s holdings in BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund were worth $907,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

modernreaders.com ,  10min 0
ProVise Management Group LLC Has $907,000 Stock Position in BlackRock Floating Rate Income Strategies Fund, Inc. (NYSE:FRA)

Solskjaer hints at possible exit for Man Utd stalwart

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that “no decision has been made” over whether to trigger a one-year extension clause in Juan Mata’s contract at Man Utd. Mata is among those to have found playing time restricted recently and the veteran Spaniard is out of contract this summer unless Man Utd trigger his clause. The 32-year-old has made 265 appearances in all competitions for the Red Devils and bagged 50 goals in his eight years at the club. However, he has been limited to just ten appearances this season with

football365.com ,  11min 0
Solskjaer hints at possible exit for Man Utd stalwart

Trump revokes rule barring lobbying by former officials as he leaves office

As his term comes to an end, President Donald Trump revoked a rule he signed early in his term that imposed a five-year lobbying ban for administration officials and a lifetime ban on lobbying for foreign governments. Trump had signed the order “Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Appointees” within his first week in office as part of his campaign promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington. But now, as he and his advisers depart the White House, Trump is presumably allowing for those officials to

localnews8.com ,  11min 0
Trump revokes rule barring lobbying by former officials as he leaves office

Trump and Bannon's rocky road to a pardon

President Trump early Wednesday issued former White House senior adviser Steve Bannon a pardon. Bannon was arrested on fraud charges last summer for allegedly being involved in a scheme that defrauded more than $1 million from Trump-supporting donors in a fundraising project called "We Build the Wall" that was related to the southern border wall. He has pleaded not guilty and is awaiting trial. Bannon was among 73 people pardoned by President Trump during Trump's final hours in office. Trump also commuted

foxnews.com ,  11min 0
Trump and Bannon's rocky road to a pardon

A.J. Guyton's daughter might be the next big thing. But will she play in Peoria?

PEORIA — She is 14 years old and hasn't played her first high school basketball game. But a Power 5 school made her a scholarship offer this month. Meet Aaliyah Guyton. You already know the last name. You'll soon remember her first name, too, because she can really play. But will it be in Peoria? With Illinois High School Association basketball on hold, the generational talent is waiting her turn. "I think she has the chance to be the best female player we've seen in this area," said her Peoria High School

pjstar.com ,  12min 0
A.J. Guyton's daughter might be the next big thing. But will she play in Peoria?

Government’s scheme to test pupils and staff daily in secondary schools ‘paused’

Leah McCallum (left) and Rebecca Ross, S4 students at St Columba’s High School, Gourock, put on their protective face masks as the requirement for secondary school pupils to wear face coverings when moving around school comes into effect from today across Scotland. The Government’s programme to test pupils and staff daily in secondary schools and colleges as an alternative to self-isolation will be “paused”. Public Health England (PHE) and NHS Test and Trace recommended that the daily testing in schools

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  12min 0
Government’s scheme to test pupils and staff daily in secondary schools ‘paused’

Nancy Pelosi age: Susanna Reid shocked at Nancy Pelosi -'she's remarkable'

NANCY PELOSI is an American politician serving as Speaker of the US House of Representatives, a role she has held since 2019 and previously held from 2007 to 2011. Nancy Pelosi 'emotional' discussing attack on Capitol Building Nancy Pelosi is the only woman to have served as House Speaker and, until the inauguration of Kamala Harris as Vice President today, (Wednesday, January 20) is the highest-ranking female elected official in USA history. Ms Pelosi was first elected to Congress in 1987 after her father,

express.co.uk ,  12min 0
Nancy Pelosi age: Susanna Reid shocked at Nancy Pelosi -'she's remarkable'