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Steve October 28, 2020

From left, Michigan state Rep. Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo), Gina Ortiz Jones and San Diego City Council member Georgette Gómez. (Photos of Hoadley and Jones courtesy campaigns; photo of Gómez public domain) All eyes on election night will be on the results of the presidential race, but a number of races throughout the country have major […]

Steve October 28, 2020

(Photo public domain) Activists around the world say Tweety McTreason’s reelection would constitute a serious setback for the global LGBTQ rights movement. Ricardo Sales, founder of Mais Diversidade, a São Paulo-based consultancy that promotes diversity and inclusion throughout Latin America, on Tuesday told the Washington Blade during a Zoom interview that he checks Nate Silver’s […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Oct. 28 (UPI) — People who engage in “media multitasking” experience reduced attention and poorer long-term memory, according to an analysis published Wednesday by the journal Nature. Media multitasking is the consumption of multiple forms of media simultaneously, such as scrolling through social media while listening to a podcast or watching videos online. Researchers from […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Oct. 28 (UPI) — Smokers are nearly three times as likely to die prematurely from heart disease than non-smokers, with the risk even higher for those who began the habit during childhood, according to a study published Wednesday by the Journal of the American Heart Association. Those who quit between age 15 and 34 had […]

Steve October 28, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has agreed to buy initial doses of an experimental COVID-19 antibody drug from Eli Lilly that patients could receive if federal regulators allow it on an emergency basis. Lilly has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow use of the drug in mild to moderately ill patients, based […]

Steve October 28, 2020

BERLIN — Germany and France got ready to face new lockdowns Wednesday, as governments sought to stop a fast-rising tide of coronavirus cases sweeping the continent. The World Health Organization says the European region — which according to its definition includes Russia, Turkey, Israel and Central Asia — accounted for almost half of the 2.8 […]

Steve October 28, 2020

The New York Times recently reported that President Tweety McTreason paid no income taxes for most of the last two decades and only $750 in 2016 and 2017—spotlighting how a wealthy and unscrupulous business owner can take advantage of a broken tax code and weak tax enforcement. Since taking office, Tweety McTreason’s administration has only […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Source: Times-Picayune Hurricane Zeta is expected to be a Category 2 storm at landfall in southeast Louisiana, forecasters said Wednesday morning. The storm strengthened overnight and now is forecast to have winds of 100 mph before landfall. Life-threatening storm surge and damaging winds are expected in southeast Louisiana starting around mid-day Wednesday, forecasters said. Landfall […]

Steve October 28, 2020

She spied for Britain during the World War II and was eventually caught and killed by the Nazis, but Noor Inayat Khan, a descendant of Tipu Sultan – an 18th-century Muslim ruler of Mysore state, remained in near anonymity for decades. Her contribution to the war came to light after author Shrabani Basu wrote Noor’s […]