COVID-19 outbreak in New York City prisons leads to pause on all in-person visits

The city’s corrections department has suspended all in-person visits to New York City jails until further notice thanks to the outbreak of COVID-19 infections fueled by Omicron. The tour suspension includes all in-person meetings, many of which will be moved to televisites, as well as gathering programs and services, including religious gatherings, just three days […]

Sunnyvale Home Sells For Nearly $ 1 Million Above Listing Price – CBS San Francisco

SUNNYVALE (KPIX) – We’re used to the buzzing Bay Area real estate market, which shocked us, but recently the selling price of a Sunnyvale home even caught the listing agent off guard. “By far the craziest I have ever known,” said Joe Polyak, real estate agent for Rise Homes. READ MORE: SF secures $ 54.7 […]

Poll: Stitt leads Hofmeister 47% -32%, Lankford comfortably leads his main opponents | Government-and-politics

Joy Hofmeister, Superintendent of Public Education for Oklahoma, speaks at an event with Governor Kevin Stitt in May. Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman File Republican incumbents mostly got what they wanted in their stocking stuffers when Oklahoma City-based Amber Integrated provided some solid poll numbers. AI’s Dec. 15-19 poll of 500 registered Oklahoma voters shows Gov. […]

New York leads US hotel occupancy – First time since March 2020: Business Traveler USA

New data from STR shows nationwide occupancy was below 5% in the same week in 2019 As the Big Apple put its holiday charms into action, visitors flocked to the city, pushing New York City to the nation’s highest occupancy rate (81%) for the week ending December 11. This is the first time in 85 […]

Drones take center stage in U.S.-China war on data collection

In video reviews of the latest drone models to his 80,000 YouTube subscribers, Indiana student Carson Miller does not appear to be an unwitting tool of Chinese spies. Yet this is how the United States increasingly sees it, along with thousands of other Americans buying drones built by Shenzhen-based SZ DJI Technology Co, the world’s […]

Main speaker (permanent) and founding director of MBChB Phase 2 at the UNIVERSITY OF WORCESTER

Main speaker (permanent) and founder of MBChB Phase 2 Lead (fixed term of 5 years, renewable by agreement) Site: Saint-Jean campus Salary: £ 84,559 to £ 114,003 pro rata (clinical pay scale) Appointment as professor will be considered for suitable candidates. Position type: Part time Type of Contract : Permanent Announced on: Thursday, December 16, […]

DeRozan leads Bulls over Lakers 115-110 on team return

CHICAGO –DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points after missing two weeks in NBA health and safety protocols, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 115-110 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Lonzo Ball added 19 points as the Bulls ended a two-game losing streak. It […]

Coronavirus Morning News Brief – December 19: Omicron spread leads to cancellation of holiday events, tightening of restrictions across the world

Fortnum & Mason in London Just one week before Christmas, Dutch authorities have announced a full lockdown to prevent the spread of the omicron variant. The Dutch hit stores in force on Saturday after Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the plan, which includes the closure of all shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, fitness centers, outdoor sporting […]

Kamala Harris’ Comedy Central interview becomes embarrassing, then controversial

Vice President Kamala Harris did an interview on Comedy Central’s “Tha God’s Honest Truth” with host Charlamagne Tha God on Friday night which became controversial in the very end. The pair spoke for about 20 minutes, but towards the end, Charlamagne asked Harris: “I want to know who is the real president of this country, […]

RAB Sanctions: Does It Reflect A Changing US Foreign Policy?

Does news of the Biden administration’s sanction against the elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) force and seven officials indicate a change in US foreign policy under the Biden administration? The logic, context, and implications of Biden’s policy show that the United States has shifted the central ideological spectrum of its foreign policy from counterterrorism and […]