Sen. Christopher Go (Photo from his office) MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte and Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday to work towards greater unity to ensure the transparent and quick implementation of the national vaccination program against COVID-19. “For the sake of our country and our poor fellow Filipinos, I am appealing to President Duterte and to Senate President Sotto to just unite so that we could start with the vaccination,” Go
And following his inauguration, President Biden intends to get right to work signing over 15 new executive orders. Among his top priorities, Biden will re-engage with the World Health Organization and reinstate the White House’s National Security Council’s pandemic unit. Eviction and foreclosure moratoriums will be extended and the president will ask for a similar extension on student federal loans. He will also take aggressive steps to ensure equality by signing a number of orders to prevent workplace discrimination,
Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem, followed by performances from Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks, during the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Jennifer Lopez performs during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Greg Nash/Pool Photo via AP) Lady Gaga sings the U.S. National Anthem at the beginning of the swearing in ceremony for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden
Jeff Henderson will star in a new reality show, “The Chef Jeff Project,” which is expected to premiere on The Food Network this fall. Chef Jeff Henderson spent nearly 10 years in prison, arrested for being one of Southern California’s biggest drug dealers. While incarcerated, he discovered his true passion: cooking. After his release from prison, he embarked on his culinary career and worked his way from dishwasher to head chef at Las Vegas’ Cafe Bellagio. (Contributed photo) YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown
The National Mall during the inauguration of President Joe Biden. (AP) Inauguration Day for President Joe Biden had KIRO Radio’s Gee Scott, Ursula Reutin, Dave Ross, and Colleen O’Brien looking back on the lessons of the last four years. For Ursula, Wednesday marked an emotional day, especially compared to how she felt after Donald Trump was elected in 2016. “I remember the day after the election four years ago, I could not stop crying,” she described. “I could not stop tearing up, but yet I still
Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. lifted its position in shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) by 1.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 228,862 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 4,205 shares during the period. Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co.’s holdings in Bristol-Myers Squibb were worth $14,196,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other
See results about (LON:J) was downgraded by stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group to an “underperform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, LSE.Co.UK reports. They presently have a GBX 260 ($3.40) price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of GBX 240 ($3.14). Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Berenberg Bank boosted their price target on See results about from GBX 290 ($3.79) to GBX 400 ($5.23) and gave the company a
Kamala Harris Sworn In As America's First Female, Black And South Asian Vice President Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, praised President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for their service in the U.S. Senate during a gift ceremony following their Wednesday inauguration. Congressional leaders presented Biden and Harris with specially designed glass vases featuring the White House and U.S. Capitol, respectively, as well as the flags that were flown over the two federal government
Johannes Kaut / EyeEm President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have officially been sworn into the White House, and to celebrate, artists such as Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, and Garth Brooks performed at the official swearing-in ceremony early Wednesday (Jan. 20). Now, the celebration continues with the many post-inaugural events, including the virtual “Parade Across America” Wednesday afternoon. According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, the livestream “will feature diverse, dynamic
Metropolitan Property Service has refinanced the 514-unit Briarwood Gardens in Jamaica, Queens, with a $44.5 million loan from NorthMarq. Robert Ranieri, senior vice president/managing director of NorthMarq’s White Plains office arranged the refinance located at 85th Drive and 85th Road. The transaction was structured with a 10-year interest only term. NorthMarq negotiated the permanent-fixed rate loan for the borrower through its status as a Freddie Mac Optigo lender. Briarwood Gardens, constructed in the
With all of the pomp and circumstance surrounding President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, who would have thought that a certain Vermont senator's mittens would be captivating people's attention? Yet Sen. Bernie Sanders' brown winter handwear was all over Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday. Caption contest. pic.twitter.com/zB0I2RY7D5 — People for Bernie (@People4Bernie) January 20, 2021 The mittens, which he also wore while campaigning for president last year, were made in Vermont and even have their
Skip to content WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol police officer hailed as a hero for his actions during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol accompanied Vice President Kamala Harris at the inauguration of Harris and President Joe Biden. Officer Eugene Goodman confronted the insurrectionists and led them away from Senate chambers moments after Vice President Mike Pence was escorted from the Senate chamber as the rioters stormed the Capitol. U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman arrives for the 59th Presidential
Workers loading boxes into a truck outside the White House last week. WASHINGTON — The time has finally come for President Donald Trump to find a space at Mar-a-Lago for his $50,000 room-size golf simulator, not to mention the 60-inch television he proudly displayed above the dining room table, his collection of Brioni suits and the first lady’s matching Louis Vuitton luggage she has hauled around the globe. By Wednesday at 12:01 p.m., hours after Trump himself plans to leave Washington, all the first family’s
17 House Republicans Send Inauguration Day Letter to Biden, Call for a 'Rise Above the Partisan Fray'
President Joe Biden pauses during his inaugural address at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. (Alex Wong / Getty Images) Alex Wong / Getty Images Seventeen freshman House Republicans wrote an Inauguration Day letter to President Joe Biden in hopes of bridging the partisan divide between Democrats and Republicans. “After two impeachments, lengthy inter-branch investigations, and, most recently, the horrific attack on our nation’s capital, it is clear that the partisan divide between Democrats and Republicans
Marquise McCormick has been charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in relation to the Richmond homicide. (Photo: Chesterfield Police ) RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police have made in arrest in last summer’s homicide at the Rodeway Inn. On June 2, 2020, officers responded to a shooting at the hotel around 1:43 a.m. When they arrived they found a man dead in a third-floor hallway. Police later identified the man as 30-year-old Jermaine R. Stroman from Chester.
FILE. Letter writer says, 'In a year in which Washington politics has been characterized by polarization and an utter disregard for the environment, I am thankful for Congress members Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, bucking those trends and co-sponsoring the AIM Act of 2020, signed into law by President Donald Trump.' (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg) In a year in which Washington politics has been characterized by polarization and an utter disregard for the environment, I am thankful
Mark Leggiero was the sole representative of what had been feared to be a massive protest AP Photo/Hans Pennink Authorities across the country braced themselves for protests at state capitol buildings Wednesday, as Donald Trump left office and Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States. In New York, it turned out to be one guy with a flag. The Associated Press captured a photo of Trump supporter Mark Leggiero, of Florida, New York, outside the state Capitol in Albany objecting to Biden's inauguration.
NFL fans made sure they got one more look at Drew Brees on Sunday. Fox’s Bucs-Saints game, which is reportedly Brees’ last, was viewed by 36 million viewers. Fox Sports say the game is the most-watched telecast on any network since the Super Bowl and the highest-viewed NFL game of the season. In other words, a win. Led by the Buccaneers-Saints showdown, the @NFLonFOX Divisional Round was off the charts 💥 #TBvsNO | #LARvsGB pic.twitter.com/P88ftcAL1o — FOX Sports PR (@FOXSportsPR) January 20, 2021
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pair of endangered Mexican gray wolves and their seven pups have been sent from a zoo in New Mexico's largest city to Mexico as part of conservation efforts in that country. Officials at the ABQ BioPark in Albuquerque confirmed Tuesday that the wolves were loaded up in separate crates and trucked south last week. The pack of predators will eventually be released into the wild after they learn to hunt and survive on their own. The zoo is among others in the United States that have
DETROIT – Before Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted of 24 federal felonies, he served as Detroit’s mayor from 2002-08. Kilpatrick’s time as an elected official began with the exuberance and energy of a young man who believed he was destined to become mayor. The ambitious Cass Tech graduate had a knack for connecting with people. He elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1996 after his mother, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, vacated the seat for a position in Congress, representing Michigan’s 13th