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Warren at DNC: "our economic system has been rigged to give bailouts to billionaires"

CBS News Thursday, 20 August 2020
Elizabeth Warren, one of Joe Biden's fiercest foes in the Democratic primary, delivered a speech for the Democratic National Convention from a childcare center in Massachusetts. She spoke about her personal history and praised Biden's campaign proposals to ease economic inequality. Watch her speech.
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Why Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be Treasury Secretary [Video]

Why Elizabeth Warren Will Never Be Treasury Secretary

Massachusetts senator and failed Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lobbied Joe Biden to become his treasury secretary. In a humiliating snub heard around the political world Biden chose former FED chair Janet Yellen over Warren as his Treasury Secretary. Chris Cillizza of CNN said there are several reasons Warren will never be America's Treasury Secretary. Warren in the Cabinet would allow Mass. GOP Gov. Charlie Baker to appoint a temporary replacement for her in the Senate.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Pens Letter to Bob Iger, Bob Chapek Over "Disney’s "Business Decisions" | THR News [Video]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Pens Letter to Bob Iger, Bob Chapek Over "Disney’s "Business Decisions" | THR News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday penned a letter to Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Chapek and chairman Bob Iger concerning the recent theme park layoffs the company made, which officials largely blamed on California for not allowing Disneyland to reopen.

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Indians' H1B hope: Why Biden may struggle to reverse Trump's immigration orders [Video]

Indians' H1B hope: Why Biden may struggle to reverse Trump's immigration orders

After 4 days of suspense, Democratic party leader Joe Biden was announced the winner of the 2020 US Presidential election. Biden-Harris administration is expected to reverse some of the decisions of the outgoing Trump rule. Biden plans to increase H-1B visa limits and remove country quotas for green cards, or permanent residency. Pramit Palchaudhuri and Sushant Sareen explain why US President-Elect Joe Biden may struggle to reverse Donald Trump's immigration orders, in this conversation with Hindustan Times' Senior Editor Aditi Prasad.

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'Biden govt will be weak...': Decoding new US administration's India view [Video]

'Biden govt will be weak...': Decoding new US administration's India view

After 4 days of suspense, Democratic party leader Joe Biden was announced the winner of the 2020 US Presidential election. While there is excitement in many quarters in India regarding Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, who is of Indian origin, there are some concerns too. Although Biden has been an advocate of stronger US-India relations, there are concerns that his administration might be 'weak' and embattled by Donald Trump's constant harrying. Watch Pramit Palchaudhuri and Sushant Sareen try to predict how Biden's Presidency will pan out for India, in this conversation with Hindustan Times' Aditi Prasad.

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Early votes in Texas soar past 2016 turnout [Video]

Early votes in Texas soar past 2016 turnout

[NFA] With four days remaining in the U.S. presidential campaign, more than 9 million people have cast ballots in Texas, eclipsing total turnout from 2016, the Texas secretary of state's office said on Friday. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

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Joe Biden Joe Biden President-elect of the United States; 47th Vice President of the United States

What Biden can do to "reverse the trajectory" on climate change

If President-elect Joe Biden has his way, the tide is about to turn on climate policy. But how much could he really do without Senate support?
CBS News

What can Biden do on climate change if Republicans keep Senate majority?

President-elect Joe Biden has said he plans to address climate change as soon as he takes office. But how much will he be able to actually do if the Georgia..
CBS News

Barr Makes Durham a Special Counsel in a Bid to Entrench Scrutiny of the Russia Inquiry

The move would leave the investigation into the Trump-Russia inquiry open when the Biden administration takes over.
NYTimes.com

Trump travel ban: 'I might finally see my sons again'

A lorry driver who has never lived with his sons is waiting for Joe Biden to reverse Trump's travel ban.
BBC News
‘American tragedy’- Biden, Yellen push for aid [Video]

‘American tragedy’- Biden, Yellen push for aid

[NFA] U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and his Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen urged lawmakers on Tuesday to move quickly and pass a coronavirus relief measure to help reactivate an economy ravaged by the global pandemic. Gavino Garay has more.

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Bipartisan lawmakers propose $908 bln COVID-19 relief bill [Video]

Bipartisan lawmakers propose $908 bln COVID-19 relief bill

[NFA] A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday proposed a $908 billion COVID relief bill that would fund measures through March 31, but it hasn't been embraced by the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Colette Luke has more.

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Fact check: Politicians on both sides of the aisle have flouted COVID-19 guidelines

The claim that Democrats are hypocrites in calling for tough COVID-19 restrictions then acting contrary to those rules lacks context.

USATODAY.com

Trump heading to Georgia Saturday ahead of Senate runoffs

President Trump is set to visit Georgia this weekend to rally for Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, who are both facing strong Democratic..
CBS News

Congress gets back to work as COVID-19 federal assistance set to expire

As Congress returns from recess, Democrats and Republicans remain far apart on a new COVID-19 relief package. Many federal aid programs are set to expire at the..
CBS News
McConnell Thinks Congress Can Deliver COVID Stimulus This Month [Video]

McConnell Thinks Congress Can Deliver COVID Stimulus This Month

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discussed the impending COVID stimulus package. McConnell said there is "no reason" Congress can't quickly agree a new round of coronavirus stimulus. Business Insider reports that Democrats and Republicans have been at an impasse for months. Republicans wants a smaller deal while Democrats looking for more. Congress is meeting for a short session due to end by Christmas, and also has to avert a government shutdown.

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Popular weight-loss surgery may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study [Video]

Popular weight-loss surgery may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study

While many adolescents consider going for weight loss surgeries, researchers have found one of the surgery's common side effects noticed on them. They found that common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones. Popular weight-loss surgery may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones. "Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increased over the last 10 years," said lead investigator Miriam A. Bredella, M.D., professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and vice-chair of the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "Sleeve gastrectomy is the most common bariatric surgery procedure performed in children and adults." In a sleeve gastrectomy, approximately 75% of the stomach is removed to restrict food intake and induce weight loss. It results in a typically round stomach taking on the shape of a tube or sleeve. The number of sleeve gastrectomy procedures performed on adolescents increased 100-fold from 2005 to 2014.

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Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help went out.
NYTimes.com

Coast Guard suspends search for Emmy Rose crew off Massachusetts coast after 38 hours

Crews scoured an area nearly the size of Delaware, about 2,066 square miles, over 38 hours before suspending the search on Tuesday night.

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