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Steve November 19, 2021

In a video shot by Hocus Pocus 2 fans, Winifred and the Sanderson sisters perform their new musical spell. Fans are incredibly excited for the sequel to the 1993 Disney cult classic Hocus Pocus. The film, aptly titled Hocus Pocus 2, brings the Sanderson sisters, Winifred (Bette Midler), Mary (Kathy Najimy), and Sarah (Sarah Jessica […]

Steve November 19, 2021

On Thursday evening, the Congressional Budget Office, or CBO, finally released what everyone on Capitol Hill had been breathlessly awaiting: its score of the Build Back Better Act, the multitrillion-dollar spending bill that will likely be the foundation of the party’s midterms pitch next year. For weeks, Democrats had fretted over the score’s impact. Given […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Countries in the Northern Hemisphere are facing an unpredictable winter as COVID-19 continues to spread during the flu season, experts have warned. Last year, when governments recommended a range of protective measures such as mask-wearing, social distancing and lockdowns to slow COVID-19 infections, the number of influenza cases dropped dramatically compared with the seasonal average. […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Workers’ rights activists around the globe rejoiced on Friday after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his government will repeal three corporate-friendly agricultural laws that the nation’s farmers have steadfastly resisted for more than a year. “We will wait for the day when the farm laws are repealed in Parliament.” The Samyukta Kisan Morcha […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Commercial EV specialist Proterra will provide battery technology for a new generation of electric buses made by Turkish commercial vehicle manufacturer Anadolu Isuzu. Anadolu Isuzu operates in the medium-size bus and truck segments, and sells in around 50 countries, mostly in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The company recently took its first 8-meter NovoCiti […]

Steve November 19, 2021

SCHURTER’s new reflowable thermal switch (RTS) has a trip temperature of >175° C, lower than their current offering’s >210° C. The RTS is a compact over-temperature protection device for power semiconductors. Prior to mechanical activation, the new thermal fuse can be soldered on conventional reflow soldering machines with profiles up to 260° C. The lower […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse‘s acquittal for the fatal shootings of racial justice protesters last year has spurred powerful – and divergent – reactions from activists and lawmakers across the United States, highlighting the political symbolism of the trial and deep-seated divisions in the country. Civil rights groups and Democratic activists decried the verdict on Friday as an […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said it was “absolutely possible” his forces helped people cross into the European Union, but denied inviting them to the country. European governments have accused Belarus of artificially creating the crisis by bringing in people from abroad and taking them to the border with promises of an easy crossing into […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Quebec Maple Syrup Producers said it’s draining nearly 50 million pounds (22 million kg) of syrup from barrels in its strategic reserve. Fear not, pancake lovers. The OPEC of maple syrup plans to dip into its sticky stockpile to cover a shortfall of the breakfast staple. The organization, Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, said it is draining nearly 50 million […]

Steve November 19, 2021

Source: Bloomberg News The U.S. Supreme Court scheduled Monday as the first opinion day of its term, opening the possibility of an imminent decision on challenges to Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks. The court said the justices won’t take the bench and instead will release any opinions online starting at 10 a.m. Washington […]

Steve November 19, 2021

A critical part of Democrats’ plan to control prescription drug prices would apply not only to the government’s Medicare program but also to the commercial market that covers most working Americans — unless the Senate’s rules stop it. Democrats have a multi-pronged strategy for addressing drug prices in the Build Back Better Act. First, they […]

Steve November 19, 2021

The U.S. is moving to open up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, letting them choose another dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine By LAURAN NEERGAARD, MATTHEW PERRONE and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press November 19, 2021, 8:29 PM • 5 min read WASHINGTON — The U.S. government on Friday moved to open up […]