[NFA] A federal appeals court on Friday rejected an attempt by U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign to block President-elect Joe Biden from being declared the winner of Pennsylvania, dealing another significant setback to Trump's bid to overturn the Nov. 3 election. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
An Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb program was killed in an ambush near Tehran on Friday that could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump's presidency. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
On Friday, US stocks made gains as hopes for a peaceful transition to the Biden administration offset concerns about soaring COVID-19 cases. Business Insider reports S&P 500 closed at a record high. On Thursday Pres. Donald Trump said he'd hand over power when the Electoral College certifies President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election. The US reported 125,082 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. That brought the seven-day average to 163,831, according to the COVID Tracking Project. Deaths topped 254,000, and hospitalizations jumped above 90,000. The stock market's "fear gauge" fell as low as 19.51 on Friday, dropping amid low trading volumes to its lowest level since the pandemic began.
US President Donald Trump said that he will leave the White House if theElectoral College formalises President-Elect Joe Biden's victory - even as heinsisted such a decision would be a “mistake.” “Certainly I will. But you knowthat," Trump said Thursday during a testy exchange with a reporter.
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Ben Affleck has mixed emotions about the fun he had with guns on the Texas set of the cult 1993 movie Dazed and Confused, because he now realizes he and his castmates were lucky to come out of the experience alive.
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When an artist found herself isolated at home during the pandemic, she spentthe time dressing up her dog to recreate famous pieces, gaining thousands offans in the process. Eliza Reinhardt, 25 from Texas, and three-year-old Finntook part in the Getty Museum Challenge in May, which invited art lovers torecreate a piece using objects they found at home. However, the pair foundthey enjoyed it so much, they have done it every weekday since – recreatingmany famous pieces and gaining legions of fans for their work. The duo nowalso sell postcards and calendars of their work. Ms Reinhardt became a “full-time dog mother” to three-year-old Finn after she lost her job in March. Shehad been working at a museum and interning at a gallery but with both forcedto close she wanted to find a way to channel her creativity.
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The Great State of Texas is staggering under the weight of surging coronavirus cases and deaths. Morgues in Texas are overflowing, and the National Guard has been sent to El Paso to process bodies. Across the state, thousands are lining up for food rations. But the nightmarish conditions haven't stopped the state's Republican senator from keeping his Thanksgiving holiday plans on track. Business Insider reports Sen.
[NFA] With millions of Americans out of work due to the global pandemic, hunger-relief organizations are trying to meet the skyrocketing demand for food ahead of the holidays. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Southwest Airlines told workers they could lose their jobs in January after cost-cutting talks stalled. The possible furlough would be the first temporary layoff in the carrier’s 50-year history. Dallas-based Southwest issued the notices to 42 material specialists. The announcement comes after failed talks over a company proposal to cut wages by 10% in 2021. Southwest has also warned flight attendants and others that furlough notices could be coming soon.
According to Allure, interest in plastic surgery is skyrocketing. Plastic surgeons that they interviewed say that the demand for their services and even their waiting lists are at an all time high. This includes the demand for liposuction, cellulite treatments and nose jobs. DiAnne Davis, a board-certified dermatologist in Dallas said, "When we opened back up in May, people were beating down the doors to get in.
[NFA] Fears of contracting the novel coronavirus have pushed Americans to cast over ten million early votes in the 2020 election, and Republicans and Democrats are locked in a battle over those ballots. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
A serious rift developed between William and Harry when the younger brotherwas pictured in a Nazi costume, according to a new book. The siblings went toMaud’s Cotswold Costumes in January 2005 and chose an animal outfit forWilliam and, for Harry, a khaki-coloured uniform, in which the young duke wasphotographed while displaying an armband with a swastika. The response to theincident prompted Harry to reconsider his older brother’s involvement and thediffering treatments of the pair, noted royal biographer Robert Lacey claimsin Battle of Brothers, which is being serialised in the Daily Mail.
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