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bipartisaninfrastructuredeal 0729 The Senate voted in favor of advancing the bipartisan infrastructure package deal, seen as a political victory for President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Agenda. The nearly $1 trillion Infrastructure Bill was passed Wednesday by a 67-32 vote, winning the support of 17 Republican Senators, setting the stage for a debate in the upper chamber. "We are proud to announce we have reached a bipartisa

uscoronavirus july29 The seven-day average of coronavirus infections in the United States has surged six-fold within a month. From an average of 11000-plus cases reported on June 28, the seven day average has increased to 66924 on July 28, according to relevant data analyzed by The New York Times. This is the highest weekly average recorded since April 19. 68771 new coronavirus infections were reported in the count

instagram 072821 Amidst increasing demand for privacy, social media platforms are presenting new rules to protect user-information from advertisers. On Tuesday, Instagram announced that its platform will see a complete overhaul of its advertising methods focusing on the underaged users. The changes will be global and...

ben jerry 072821 The chairwoman of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, Anuradha Mittal, took to Twitter to defend the company's stance to not do business with the "occupied Palestinian territory", a move for which she has had to take a lot of flak recently. In her tweet, she not only denied the claims of antisemitism brought...

Bitcoin lost $24 million last week due to a continued outflow, according to Coinshare, while Ether, the second-in-command in the crypto-kingdom, also lost $7.4 million in the same week. Since its collapse in mid-June, Bitcoin has recovered to some extent during the last few weeks. However, after three...

olympics july28 A last minute golden performance in gymnastics helped Japan retain its top rank in Tokyo Olympics medal table on Day 6 with a haul of 13 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze at the end of the competitions Wednesday. China overtook the United States to reach the second position, winning a total of 12 gold, 6 silver and 9 bronze medals. Team USA is close behind at third with 11 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze

uscoronavirus july28 As coronavirus infections in the United States continue to surge at an alarming speed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an update reversing its indoor mask policy. The CDC on Tuesday recommended that fully vaccinated people should wear masks indoors in places where there is risk of high transmission or currently high transmission. That currently covers about 63 percent

tokyoolympics july27 Japan, the United States and China maintained the status quo in the top medal positions on Day Four of the Tokyo Olympics, which witnessed shocking setbacks for two superstars. Japan leads with 10 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze at the end of the competitions Tuesday. The United States is at the second position, winning a total of 9 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze medals.

uscoronavirus july27 Giving strong indications of a third wave, new coronavirus infections in the United States are surging at an alarming speed. With a whopping 89418 new cases reporting on Monday, the national total has increased to 34,533,187, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The unusually high Monday toll may be attributed to adding weekend backlog due to reporting delays. However, this is t

olympics july26 With complete dominance in skateboarding, Japan overtook China to emerge as the leader in the gold medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics. Japan leads with 8 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze at the end of Day 3. The United States advanced to the second position, winning a total of 7 golds, 3 silvers and 4 bronze medals. China is placed third with 6 golds, 5 silver and 7 bronze.

uscoronavirus july26 The seven day average of daily coronavirus infections in the United States has more than quadrupled from the levels recorded a month ago. From an average of 11000-plus cases reported on June 25, the seven- day average has surged to 51939 on Sunday, according to data analyzed by the New York Times. This is the highest weekly average recorded since April 28. There is also significant rise in the

Retail giant Walmart ended up in the losing end of a federal lawsuit and will have to pay $125 million in fines for allegedly firing an employee of fifteen years citing a minor reason. The federal court in Wisconsin has given the verdict against the retail chain after 6 years as the employee, Marlo...

olympics july23 After year-long delay caused by the pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games got off to a subdued start Friday. Japan's Emperor Naruhito declared the Games opened at a ceremony held at the mammoth New National Stadium largely behind closed doors. Besides the athletes and officials, the opening ceremony was watched by about 950 people in the stadium in order to minimize pandemic-related risks. Fir

uscoronavirus july23 Amid a new surge in coronavirus infections in the United States, the Government revealed that the Delta variant is spreading with "incredible efficiency," and now represents more than 83 percent of the virus circulating in the country. "Compared to the virus we had circulating initially in the United States at the start of the pandemic, the Delta variant is more aggressive and much more transmi

olympics july22 The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will kick off Friday with Japan's Emperor Naruhito declaring the Games opened at a ceremony at 8 PM local time/7 AM ET (Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of US East Coast) largely behind closed doors. Besides the athletes and officials, the grand opening ceremony will only be watched by about 950 people in the mammoth New National Stadium, in order to minimize pandemic-related

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