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    On the Fourth of July, American rapper Kanye West dropped a major surprise to all his fans. Kanye announced that he would be running for 2020 US Presidential Elections that’s scheduled to be held on November 3. He tweeted, “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States!” Ever since Kanye announced about his candidature, Twitterati can’t keep calm thinking about the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago and Illinois are preparing for a record-busting Vote By Mail turnout for the November election.Chicago is expecting half a million mail ballot applications- nearly half the turnout for the 2016 election.The Chicago board of elections said they have been preparing for how COVId-19 could impact he polls this fall. The General Assembly passed an emergency elections law to help ensure that anyone who wants to vote can do so safely.This week the Brennan Center issued a...
    NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- As you prepare to cast your vote on Tuesday, July 7 in the New Jersey primary elections, here are some things to keep in mind:If youre a registered voter with the Democratic or Republican parties, you should have received a ballot by now.If you havent and are registered to vote, make sure to contact your county clerk to determine the status of your ballot.When submitting your vote-by-mail ballots, make sure it is postmarked by Election...
    NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- As you prepare to cast your vote on Tuesday, July 7 in the New Jersey primary elections, here are some things to keep in mind:If youre a registered voter with the Democratic or Republican parties, you should have received a ballot by now.If you havent and are registered to vote, make sure to contact your county clerk to determine the status of your ballot.When submitting your vote-by-mail ballots, make sure it is postmarked by Election...
    (Reuters) - Venezuela will boost the number of seats in its National Assembly by two-thirds to 277 for the 2021-2026 period, the head of the countrys electoral authority said, ahead of an election the opposition says President Nicolas Maduro is trying to rig. Indira Alfonzo, who was named chief of the National Electoral Council (CNE) by the Maduro-friendly Supreme Court earlier this month, said on state television the increase was necessary due to a surge in the number of political...
    Here are the results of the Virginia primary elections. Senate Mark Warner (D) — unopposed Daniel M. Gade (R) — Thomas A. Speciale II (R) — Alissa A. Baldwin (R) — U.S. House of Representatives 1st  Qasim Rashid (D) — Vangie A. Williams (D) — Robert J. Wittman (R) — 2nd Elaine G. Luria (unopposed, no primary held) (D) — Ben Loyola Jr. (R) — Scott W. Taylor (R) — Jarome Bell (R) — 3rd Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (unopposed,...
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapores general election will be held on July 10, the elections department said in a statement on Tuesday. The returning Officer will declare 10 July 2020 (Friday) to be Polling Day, said the elections department, which is under the prime ministers office. (Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan and John Geddie in Singapore) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    President Donald Trump warned Monday that the Democrat push for mail-in ballots in the 2020 election would lead to an enormous scandal. “RIGGED 2020 ELECTION: MILLIONS OF MAIL-IN BALLOTS WILL BE PRINTED BY FOREIGN COUNTRIES, AND OTHERS,” Trump wrote in all-caps on Twitter. “IT WILL BE THE SCANDAL OF OUR TIMES!” The president shared a Breitbart News article featuring Attorney General Bill Barr’s comments about mail-in voting in an interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo. “That could take the...
    Have the outcome of the 2020 elections in the nation and Minnesota ever seemed murkier? No, we are in uncharted waters. Consider the unprecedented circumstances of the moment. Never before in U.S. electoral history have elections loomed in an environment with three such crises afflicting the nation: racial unrest and turmoil, an ongoing pandemic restricting many normal activities, and widespread unemployment. The last comparable pandemic was the Spanish flu of 1918. Unemployment has not reached recent levels since the Great...
    It would be the seminal vote of the year in Congress.. For only the third time in history, senators would rise from their desks and declare “guilty” or not “guilty in the impeachment trial of President Trump…… Scratch that. The worst pandemic in 102 years crippled the nation. It paralyzed the economy, driving millions indoors. Day-to-day American life ceased. Work and school migrated to interminable Zoom calls……. Scratch that. They spilled into the streets by the tens of thousands, from...
    (CNN)2020 has not been a great year for US elections. Seriously, look at this drone footage from The New York Times of socially distanced people waiting to vote in Atlanta on Tuesday. This right here is absolutely not the way its supposed to work.But long lines for the Georgia primary are far from the first storm cloud this year.Failure in Iowa -- First, the Iowa caucuses were basically invalidated (faulty technology). That was way back in February, which feels like...
    One Georgia county plagued by long lines resulting from problems with voting machines is keeping polls open for an extra two hours Tuesday in the states primary election. Georgias primary election was delayed from March 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic but the voting machine problems are unrelated.  Fulton County, which includes parts of Atlanta, said it will will keep polls open until 9 p.m. after a Superior Court of Fulton County ruling. Any voter in line until that time will be allowed to...
    In this episode of Intelligence Matters, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Chris Krebs speaks with Michael Morell about securing the operations and data of businesses and government agencies as they have adopted teleworking and other protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Krebs also explains how foreign adversaries and hackers have targeted vaccine and treatment research at health care institutions across the country. Morell and Krebs review the preparations being made to protect the 2020 presidential election and...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — In a July 1, 2020 story about India’s ban on dozens of Chinese phone apps The Associated Press erroneously reported that TikTok users in India received a notice that their data was being transferred to an Irish subsidiary, citing a copy of the notice Indian users shared with The AP. The company says it sent Indian users a notice that the company was working to comply with the Indian government’s directive. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press....
    This photo taken on March 30, 2020 shows an employee working on a battery production line at a factory in Huaibei in Chinas eastern Anhui province.STR | AFP | Getty Images Chinas economic recovery could cool in the second half of 2020 after its strong bounce from lows earlier in the year, according to Deutsche Banks chief economist and head of research for Asia Pacific, Michael Spencer. China is clearly advancing rapidly out of the Covid epidemic, Spencer told CNBCs...
    Renowned Italian music composer and Oscar Winner Ennio Morricone passed away on July 06, 2020. He was 91 at the time of his death. The reason for the legend’s passing away is said to be complications that arose due to a fall he suffered last week where he even broke his demur, a report in hollywoodreporter.com read. The music composer had close to 500 films under his belt as a music composer. Broadway Star Nick Cordero Dies At 41 Due to...
    Netflix Donates $625K to Sam Mendes New Fund to Help U.K. Theater Workers Millennials are into stock trading Japanese soccer and baseball to start allowing fans at games TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s professional baseball and soccer leagues will begin allowing fans this week, the heads of both leagues said on Monday. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this June 19, 2020, file photo, players gather in the empty stands prior to a baseball game between the Yomiuri...
    The businessman Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, of the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM), became the virtual winner of the Dominican presidential elections, according to preliminary data. With 10,063 of 17,100 schools counted, Abinader obtained 53.07% of the valid votes, above the 50% necessary to avoid a second round after a campaign and elections marked by the coronavirus pandemic. The candidate of the ruling Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), Gonzalo Castillo, had 37.25% of the votes, according to the preliminary count. Three-time President...
    Mapping Support Crews Fire The Crews Fire in California started on July 5 and grew rapidly. As of late Sunday night, it was already larger than 1,500 acres and evacuation orders had been issued in some areas.  Here is what we know so far, along with where you can go for updates. Remember to stay tuned to local sources, as the situation can change rapidly.See Maps & Evacuation UpdatesAccording to Cal Fire, the Crews Fire was 1,000 acres...
    Santa Clarita City/Caltrans Soledad Fire The Soledad Fire in California started around 3:30 p.m. on July 5 and has grown to more than 1,000 acres in size. Evacuations have already been issued for certain regions in California. Here is what we know so far, along with where you can go for updates. Remember to stay tuned to local sources, as the situation can change rapidly.The Soledad Fire Grew Quickly & Some Evacuations Have Been IssuedThe Soledad Fire in...
    New York — Just a day after he was hit by a line from his partner Giancarlo Stanton Masahiro Tanaka will continue to be watched and his prognosis is favorable. Photo:Elsa / . The pitcher of the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka, recovers sooner than expected from her diagnosis of mild concussion, after receiving a blow to the head at a speed close to 112 miles per hour product of a line from your teammate...
    (CNN)Condolences for Broadway actor Nick Cordero poured in from around the world after his wife announced his death Sunday night.Cordero, 41, had battled the coronavirus for 95 days before he passed.Amanda Kloots shared her husbands progress on social media following his diagnosis, posting every improvement the actor showed and each complication he suffered, including an amputation and the possible need for a lung transplant.But on Sunday she shared her ultimate loss. God has another angel in heaven now. My darling...
    Coronavirus — Opposition candidate Luis Abinader, from the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM), is shaping up this Sunday as the winner of the Dominican Republic’s presidential elections, the first to be held on the continent in times of coronavirus. According to data from the Central Electoral Board, with almost 30% of the votes counted, Abinader obtained about 53% of the votes, while the candidate of the ruling Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), Gonzalo Castillo, was around 37% . Meanwhile, former President...
    Getty Justin Jefferson did his best Odell Beckham Jr. impression, snagging a ball one-handed during an offseason workout. Minnesota Vikings rookie Justin Jefferson is considered one of the most pro-ready rookies in the NFL. In a month, he’ll have the chance to prove it but in the meantime, he’s been refining his game. He recently took his best shot at an iconic catch of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., reaching back and collecting a ball one-handed...
            by Mary Rose Corkery  Kanye West said he’s “running for president” on Saturday. “We must realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” West wrote on Twitter Saturday. We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States