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Nancy Pelosi isn’t the only woman in House leadership anymore. Meet incoming Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark
For years, the Democratic caucus has been led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi—the lone woman at the top in Congress.Next term, Pelosi will be joined by Rep. Katherine Clark, the Massachusetts congresswoman. Democrats elected Clark to the role of assistant speaker last week in a race against Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline.Although the role doesn’t determine who...
Thai Police Charge 12 Protest Leaders Under Lese Majeste Law
(BANGKOK) — Thai authorities have escalated their legal battle against the students leading pro-democracy protests, charging 12 of them with violating a harsh law against defaming the monarchy. ...
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Meghan Markle reveals she had a miscarriage in July
The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others. Meghan described the miscarriage in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Wednesday. She wrote: "I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second." ...
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Article contentCessna business jet maker Textron Inc said on Wednesday it has agreed to sell a portion of its flight simulation and training business to Canada’s CAE Inc for US$40 million in cash.The assets being sold include Textron’s flight simulator manufacturing operations in Montreal, as well as certain entities in France and Malaysia and a minority interest in a...
Nilay Patel / The Verge: Interview with Xbox chief Phil Spencer on gaming trends during the pandemic, releasing two consoles at once, xCloud distribution on Android and iOS, and more  —  The holiday season is always huge for gaming, but this year, it's even bigger: a new console generation has arrived with Microsoft's …
Taylor Swift Celebrates Grammy Nominations by Having Virtual Reunion With
InstagramThe 'Cardigan' singer has snagged a total of six nominations for her surprise 2020 LP and her haunting track 'Beautiful Ghosts' from the film adaptation of 'Cats'.- Taylor Swift enjoyed a glass of red wine as she virtually reunited with her "Folklore" collaborators following Tuesday's, November 24, Grammy nominations.The singer snagged six nods for her surprise 2020 LP and...
Sweden sees no sign of COVID-19 immunity in population exposure, says country’s top epidemiologist
There’s little evidence that herd immunity is helping Sweden combat the coronavirus, according to the country’s top epidemiologist.“The issue of herd immunity is difficult,” Anders Tegnell said at a briefing in Stockholm on Tuesday. “We see no signs of immunity in the population that are slowing down the infection right now.”Swedes have been more exposed to the virus than...
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