AOC slams Republicans, says they’d be left ‘crying’ if they had to do her past waitressing work — RT USA News

AOC slams Republicans, says they’d be left ‘crying’ if they had to do her past waitressing work — RT USA News

Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is receiving pushback for rage-tweeting Republicans about their lack of work experience compared to her bartender past, as well as their supposed misunderstanding of college debt due to their age. Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) does not believe Republicans could have handled the workload of her extensive history in the service industry. “Republicans like … Read more

US ends 5 cultural programs with China in further escalation

US ends 5 cultural programs with China in further escalation

WASHINGTON: The departing Trump administration has ended five cultural-exchange programmes with China that it says were being used for Chinese propaganda and had no benefit to the United States. The terminations follow new visa restrictions announced by Washington limiting stays in the US by members of China’s Communist Party and signal further erosion in relations … Read more

Ontario reports new record high of 1,859 COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Ontario reports new record high of 1,859 COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Ontario reported a record 1,859 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. Health Minister Christine Elliott said the latest cases include 504 in Toronto, 463 in Peel Region and 198 in York Region. Ontario’s previous daily record of 1,855 cases was set on Nov. 27. Both Toronto and Peel Region are currently in lockdown, with most non-essential businesses ordered closed nearly two … Read more

Tens of Thousands Rally in Armenia Demanding PMs Resignation | World News

Tens of Thousands Rally in Armenia Demanding PMs Resignation | World News

By AVET DEMOURIAN, Associated Press YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Tens of thousands of opposition supporters marched across the Armenian capital Saturday to push for the resignation of the ex-Soviet nation’s prime minister over his handling of the conflict with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. In six weeks of fierce fighting that ended with a Russia-brokered peace deal … Read more

The Elderly vs. Essential Workers: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

The Elderly vs. Essential Workers: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

In September, academic researchers analyzed the Department of Homeland Security’s list of essential workers and found that it broadly mirrored the demographics of the American labor force. The researchers proposed a narrower, more vulnerable category — “frontline workers,” such as food deliverers, cashiers and emergency medical technicians, who must work face to face with others … Read more

Trump lawyer decries Georgia GOP senators for ‘ties to China’ as Obama says runoff results will ‘determine future’ of Biden term

Trump lawyer decries Georgia GOP senators for ‘ties to China’ as Obama says runoff results will ‘determine future’ of Biden term

Rhetoric around the Georgia Senate runoff election is heating up, as Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue drew the ire of Trump lawyer Lin Wood, while Barack Obama says that a Democrat loss could stall a Biden presidency. In a series of tweets Friday evening, Wood blasted Loeffler and Perdue, who face a special runoff … Read more

US court orders full reinstatement of DACA to protect undocumented immigrants, including Indians

US court orders full reinstatement of DACA to protect undocumented immigrants, including Indians

WASHINGTON: Reversing the decision of the outgoing Trump administration, a federal court has ordered full reinstatement of an Obama-era programme that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the US as minors from deportation, a ruling that will help a large number of Indian migrants. The Trump administration tried ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) … Read more

Vancouver Canucks’ anthem singer gets the boot over plans to perform at anti-mask rally

Vancouver Canucks' anthem singer gets the boot over plans to perform at anti-mask rally

It appears the Vancouver Canucks have fired their longtime national anthem singer in response to reports he will be singing at a rally organized by COVID-19 deniers and anti-mask advocates. On Friday afternoon, the Vancouver Sun reported that Mark Donnelly had agreed to perform at a Saturday event in Vancouver protesting COVID-19 restrictions. Not long … Read more

US Ends 5 Cultural Programs With China in Further Escalation | Political News

US Ends 5 Cultural Programs With China in Further Escalation | Political News

WASHNGTON (AP) — The departing Trump administration has ended five cultural-exchange programs with China that it says were being used for Chinese propaganda and had no benefit to the United States. The terminations follow new visa restrictions announced by Washington limiting stays in the U.S. by members of China’s Communist Party and signal further erosion … Read more

Priorities anyone? US House passes marijuana decriminalization while clock runs out on Covid-19 aid — RT USA News

Priorities anyone? US House passes marijuana decriminalization while clock runs out on Covid-19 aid — RT USA News

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has finally passed a bill to decriminalize marijuana – but even supporters of the move are rolling their eyes as the country languishes without a second pandemic stimulus plan. The historic legislation passed by the House on Friday would not only see possession of marijuana decriminalized, but requires federal marijuana … Read more

Bon Appétit needs to change. Its new editor in chief is ready for the challenge

Bon Appétit needs to change. Its new editor in chief is ready for the challenge

This friend, a restaurant owner, suggested that Davis throw her name in for consideration, but the book publishing executive hesitated. “And I thought, ‘Sure,’ thinking, ‘Well, that’s not going to work because I have no magazine experience. It’s just not going to work,’” Davis told CNN Business in a phone interview earlier this month. “Dawn … Read more

Diego Maradona: Doctor speaks for first time

Leopoldo Luque

Argentine prosecutors are investigating Diego Maradona’s doctor for possible manslaughter following the footballing legend’s death four days ago. Police in Buenos Aires have searched the house and private clinic of Leopoldo Luque as they try to establish if there was negligence in Maradona’s treatment following surgery. The 60-year-old died of a heart attack at his … Read more