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  • Christopher Plummer, Star of “The Sound of Music” Dies, He Was 91
    2021-02-07 06:35:18 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in history, has died. He was 91. Plummer died Friday mor...

  • Is Sound of Music a true story?
    2021-02-07 06:34:23 UTC
    The Sound of Music is an iconic film based on an iconic play that made its Broadway debut on this day in 1959. It chronicles the life of Maria von Trapp,whose aspiration to become a nun gets derailed when she becomes a governess to the von Trapp c...

  • Biden Suspends Trump's Asylum Agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
    2021-02-07 06:31:56 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration said on Saturday it was immediately suspending Trump-era asylum agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, part of a bid to undo his Republican predecessor’s hardline immigration policies. ...

  • Iran’s FM Zarif Urges Washington to Return to Nuclear Deal
    2021-02-07 06:31:20 UTC
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister urged Washington to act fast to return to the 2015 nuclear accord, pointing out that legislation passed by parliament forces the government to harden its nuclear stance if U.S. sanctions are not eased by F...

  • Rodgers Wins NFL MVP Award, Donald 2020 Top Defensive Player
    2021-02-07 05:42:20 UTC
    A pair of Aarons pulled off an NFL hat trick Saturday night. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earned his third Associated Press Most Valuable Player award, while Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald took his third top defensive player prize at N...

  • Biden: Erratic Trump Should Not Receive Classified Intel
    2021-02-06 06:51:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that Donald Trump’s “erratic behavior” should prevent him from receiving classified intelligence briefings, a courtesy that historically has been granted to outgoing presidents. Asked in an inte...

  • US Ends Support of 5 Years Saudi-Led Offensive in Yemen
    2021-02-05 19:06:48 UTC
    President Joe Biden announced Thursday the United States was ending support for a grinding five-year Saudi-led military offensive in Yemen that has deepened suffering in the Arabian peninsula’s poorest country, calling the move part of restoring a...

  • U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 450,000
    2021-02-05 18:52:51 UTC
    Coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 450,000 on Thursday, and daily deaths remain stubbornly high at more than 3,000 a day, despite falling infections and the arrival of multiple vaccines. Infectious disease specialists expect deat...

  • The 147 Republican Lawmakers Who Shamelessly Tried to Overturn US Election Result
    2021-02-05 00:48:14 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On Jan. 6, right after the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, 147 Republican lawmakers voted the way then-president Donald Trump and the rioters had demanded - to overturn his election loss, after months of Trump’s bas...

  • US House Punishes Congresswoman for Spreading Hateful and Violent Conspiracy Theories
    2021-02-05 00:25:47 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A fiercely divided House tossed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene off both her committees Thursday, an unprecedented punishment that Democrats said she’d earned by spreading hateful and violent conspiracy theories. Underscoring the ...

  • Melania Trump's intention to work could constitute visa fraud
    2021-02-02 22:11:47 UTC
    If someone were to enter the United States on one of those visas [ B-1 Temporary Business Visitor or B-2 Tourist Visa ] with the intention of working, it could constitute visa fraud, according to Andrew Greenfield, a partner at the Washington offi...

  • Biden's Chance to Restore Obamacare
    2021-01-29 05:30:25 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered government health insurance markets to reopen for a special sign-up window, offering uninsured Americans a haven as the spread of COVID-19 remains <a href="https://apnews.com/hub/c...

  • Insurers Must Pay off Insurance Claims Quickly
    2021-01-28 03:04:12 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Insurers face enforcement action if they don’t pay up as soon as possible on business insurance claims following a landmark court ruling, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday. The Supreme Court earlier this mo...

  • Here Are Facts About Life Insurance
    2021-01-28 03:03:24 UTC
    Life insurance is usually last on the list of important-but-necessary items people want to spend money on, because, let’s face it, no one wants to dwell on the circumstances in which it could come in handy. Now, in the wake of the Great Recession,...

  • These Are the Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Life insurance
    2021-01-28 00:53:27 UTC
    According to nonprofit LifeHappens.org, 100 million Americans — more than 40% of the population — don't have an insurance policy that will provide for their loved ones should they die. Anthony Anderson, star of ABC's "Blackish" and spokesperson...

  • Filing an Auto Insurance Claim
    2021-01-28 00:37:28 UTC
    Even the most cautious and experienced drivers can find themselves shaken up on the side of the road, assessing damage after an accident. So if you ever have to file an auto insurance claim, it’s useful to understand how the process works. Befo...

  • Find Out How Life Insurance Can Protect Your Family
    2021-01-28 00:24:08 UTC
    <p>Did you know that 41 percent of all life insurance purchases are event-related? For many of us, life insurance never crosses our minds until we marry, or buy a house or start our own business. While the trigger events are varied, the need &mdas...

  • Stock Trading on Social Media: Reddit’s “Wallstreetbets” Drives Giant Hedge Funds to Heavy Losses
    2021-01-27 23:06:52 UTC
    (Reuters) - Retail traders scored against professionals on Wednesday as hedge funds Citron and Melvin retreated with heavy losses on short positions in GameStop in the week-long battle between Wall Street and Main Street, with more calling for scr...

  • Wall Street Is Paying Attention to Reddit
    2021-01-27 23:06:28 UTC
    (Reuters) - Dennis Dick, a professional stock trader in Las Vegas, reads the site Seeking Alpha before work and keeps up to the minute throughout the trading day by watching Twitter, but last weekend he also joined a group on the popular online di...

  • Robert Reich: It Is Time To End The Filibuster
    2021-01-27 00:15:31 UTC
    Berkeley, California — Making progress on Joe Biden's agenda or anything more Progressive, now requires a super majority of 60 votes in the Senate, because of an old Senate rule requiring that many votes to end debate and allow vote on a proposed ...

  • UK Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 100,000
    2021-01-26 17:47:02 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — For nine months, Gordon Bonner has been in the “hinterlands of despair and desolation” after losing his wife of 63 years to the coronavirus pandemic that has now taken the lives of more than 100,000 people in the United Kingdom. O...

  • Judge Approves Weinstein Plan that Provides $35M for Creditors
    2021-01-26 17:46:39 UTC
    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved a revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan that provides about $35 million for creditors, with roughly half that amount going to women who have accused disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual m...

  • Mitch McConnell Backs Off on Filibuster Demand
    2021-01-26 07:11:31 UTC
    (Reuters) - Mitch McConnell, the U.S. Senate Republican leader, said on Monday he would agree to a power-sharing agreement with Democrats, dropping demands that had held up the basic organization and daily work of the 50-50 chamber for days. De...

  • Merkel Says “There Is Simply a Much Broader Political Overlap With President Biden”
    2021-01-26 07:11:04 UTC
    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that she isn’t abandoning a German-Russian gas pipeline project that faces U.S. sanctions, but wants to talk to the new administration about the issue. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, whic...

  • Merkel Invites Biden to Germany for Visit
    2021-01-26 07:08:12 UTC
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited US President Joe Biden to visit Germany as soon as the pandemic situation allowed. Biden told Merkel on Monday that he is looking to revitalize the transatlantic alliance with Germany, a relationship that...