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Pelosi’s $140 Million Silicon Valley Subway Earmark Nixed by Senate Parliamentarian

By Mark Tapscott Big trouble appears to be brewing in the U.S. Senate over the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan” for CCP virus relief approved by House Democrats on Feb. 27. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), the Senate Banking Committee’s ranking Republican, said on March 3 the Senate parliamentarian ruled that the $140 million earmark in the House bill for […]

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Intel Loses US Patent Trial, Ordered to Pay $2.18 Billion to VLSI Tech

By Reuters Chipmaker Intel Corp. must pay a technology rival $2.18 billion after a federal jury decided that Intel infringed on its patent, a federal court ruled on Tuesday. Intel infringed two patents related to chip-making owned by VLSI Technology LLC the jury ruled. In a statement, Michael Stolarski, chief executive of VLSI Technology, said the firm was […]

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Texas Governor Ends Statewide Mask Mandate, Allows All Businesses to Fully Reopen

By Zachary Stieber The governor of Texas on Tuesday ended his statewide mask mandate while allowing all businesses in the state to fully reopen. “With the medical advancements of vaccines and antibody therapeutic drugs, Texas now has the tools to protect Texans from the virus. We must now do more to restore livelihoods and normalcy for Texans by opening […]

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3 Dozen Cases of Spontaneous Miscarriages, Stillbirths Occurring After COVID-19 Vaccination

By Meiling Lee Thirty-four cases of pregnant women experiencing spontaneous miscarriages or stillbirths after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine have been submitted to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). VAERS is a passive reporting system that allows people to submit a report of an adverse event after vaccination and is run by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers […]

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Democratic NY State Senator Calls for Cuomo’s Resignation

By Jack Phillips New York state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, a Democrat, called on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign following sexual harassment allegations against the Democratic governor. “As a New Yorker, a legislator, Chair of the Senate Ethics and Internal Governance Committee, and a survivor of sexual abuse, I am calling for Governor Cuomo to resign,” Biaggi, […]

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Cyclone Warning for North Queensland

By AAP An emergency alert has been issued for Palm Island amid warnings a cyclone is likely to form off the north Queensland coast, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and abnormally high tides. A tropical cyclone watch is in place between Cape Flattery and Lucinda extending to Mareeba and Atherton. An emergency alert has been issued for […]

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Trump: Big Tech Companies ‘Should Be Punished’ for Censoring Conservative Voices

By Janita Kan Big tech companies such as Twitter, Google, and Facebook should face major penalties if they continue to engage in censorship of conservative voices, President Donald Trump told an audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The former president, in his first major appearance since leaving office, took the opportunity to renew calls to sanction […]

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Environment Improved Under Trump Administration: Former EPA Head

By Zachary Stieber and Jan Jelielek Former President Donald Trump’s policies helped improve the environment, his former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator said over the weekend. “All the environmental indicators under President Trump improved. Our air today is seven percent cleaner than it was when President Trump took office. Our water quality is highest it’s ever been. On […]

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Verizon support says you should turn off 5G to save your phone’s battery

By Kim Lyons This, despite the carrier’s relentless promotion of its 5G network. Despite its relentless promotion of 5G phones and the fact that it spent more than $45 billion bidding on a new faster spectrum, Verizon support now is advising people on Twitter to turn off their phones’ 5G access to preserve battery life. In a Sunday morning tweet, […]

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