Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) established midnight Friday as the deadline for getting a deal on the broad contours of the package as Congress tried to move at "warp speed" amid growing concern about the spread of the coronavirus. But senators emerged from closed-door meetings on Friday night conceding that there were too many unresolved issues and that the talks would carry over into Saturday.
Executors of Jeffrey Epstein’s estate want a lawsuit filed under the Child Victims Act to be tossed — in part because some of the victims were adults when the alleged abuse occurred, according to new court papers.
“This evening we were notified that a member of the Office of the Vice President tested positive for the Coronavirus,” Katie Miller, Pence’s press secretary, said in a statement. “Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the individual.” Pence’s office did not identify the individual or provide other information about the person or the job they hold.
Starlink is SpaceX's plan to build an interconnected network, or "constellation," of about 12,000 small satellites, to provide high-speed internet to anywhere in the world. The company has launched 360 Starlink satellites in the past year. The license details that each ground antenna is 0.48 meters in diameter, or just under 19 inches across.
The startling statistic coincided with Italy reporting 4,670 new infections, bringing the number of cases there up to 47,021. When asked by reporters about Italy’s high mortality rate compared to the rest of the world, one official pushed back, suggesting that the underlying medical conditions of some of those diagnosed may have contributed to their deaths.
The emergency declaration Friday from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) unlocks access to a nationwide pot of $42 billion in vital aid from the Disaster Relief Fund, as the number of confirmed New York cases soar and critical medical supplies remain scarce, according to Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer.
Using findings from previous studies, the authors concluded that seafood lovers today have a much higher likelihood of biting into a parasite than their 1970s cohorts did. Scientists are not sure why, but there’s been a 283-fold spike in the amount of Anisakis, or herring worms, in raw fish between 1967 and 2017.
The all-but-certain Democratic presidential nominee – in a conference call with political reporters – also said that as early as Monday he hopes to be holding near-daily briefings regarding the pandemic that’s swept across the nation... “I want to be in daily or least in significant contact with the American people and communicate what I would be doing, what I think we should be doing, and how we should be doing it,” Biden emphasized.
This Gateway Pundit reporter, with the help of GOP congressional candidate Enrique Tarrio, has obtained what appears to be a photo of an uconscious Andrew Gillum, naked and passed out on the floor of a room at the Hotel Mondrian in Miami, Florida.
Residents can still go to the grocery stores, put gas in their cars, take walks outside and make pharmacy runs, the governor said at a Friday afternoon news conference. All local roads, including the interstate highways and tollways, will remain open to traffic, as well... The reopening date for schools statewide has been tentatively postponed until April 8, Pritzker said. It had been the end of March.
More than one-third (36%) of executives on the CNBC Technology Executive Council say that cyberthreats have increased as a majority of their employees work from home, according to a CNBC flash survey conducted this week that included responses from 33 out of 157 members of the Council, who serve in senior technology positions at large companies, as well as at government and nonprofit organizations.