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Consumer financial protection was a joke under Trump. Rohit Chopra could turn it around in a big way

Another of President Biden’s very well-chosen Day One firings (or forced resignations) of highly partisan, unqualified Trump appointees was Kathy Kraninger, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Kraninger had no background in consumer p

Ex-Fed head Yellen discovers income inequality, laments Covid-19’s impact on women

The US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen has declared that women must be prioritized in any post-Covid-19 economic recovery, describing the pandemic’s disproportionate effect on women to be “extremely unfair.” Read Full Article at RT.com

IndyCar reduces road course events to two days

The change, which has been strongly rumored for most of the offseason, has been introduced for two primary reasons. The first is to reduce accommodation costs for the teams and the series, and the second is to reduce personnel’s potential exposure time whil

Creighton coach Greg McDermott reinstated after one-game suspension

Creighton athletic director Bruce Rasmussen announced McDermott will coach the team during the Big East Tournament.

2 things you need to know for tonight’s Raw: WWE Now, March 8, 2021

2 things you need to know for tonight’s Raw: WWE Now, March 8, 2021

Eric Mangini: OBJ to the Bucs would be ‘rough’ for any defense, Patriots pursuing Jimmy G | THE HERD

Eric Mangini joins Colin Cowherd to discuss the possibility of Odell Beckham Jr. joining Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Plus, hear what Mangini has to say about the New England Patriots' interest in pursuing San Fancisco 49ers' QB Jimmy Garoppolo.

Bob Stoops will replace Urban Meyer on Fox’s ‘Big Noon Kickoff’

'Big Noon Kickoff' has won praise in recent seasons for being an interesting and viable competitor to ESPN’s 'College GameDay,' with a panel that can be both entertaining and informative. Fox will hope that Stoops can keep that dynamic intact.

Reaching herd immunity may hinge on departisanizing COVID-19 vaccination efforts

With new guidelines released from the Centers for Disease Control, we are now seeing the first glimmers of how life will return to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC has announced that those who have been fully vaccinated can now feel safe gathering

ISS Daily Summary Report – 3/05/2021

United States On-orbit Segment (USOS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #72 – ISS Upgrades III: Today, EV1 Kate Rubins and EV2 Soichi Noguchi performed a 6 hour 56 minute EVA and completed the following tasks during the ISS Upgrades III EVA: 4B ISS Roll Out Sol

A Van Gogh Painting Has Been Unveiled for the First Time Since It Was Painted in 1887

After spending more than a century in a private collection, one of Vincent van Gogh’s artworks has been shown to the public for the first time since the Dutch artist painted it in the spring of 1887. “Street scene in Montmartre (Impasse des Deux F

College players must opt in to 2021 WNBA Draft

Typically, players out of college eligibility are automatically entered in the draft. However, the NCAA granted athletes an extra year of eligibility because of hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tom Brady declares niece, UCLA softball star Maya Brady, 'most dominant athlete' in family

In her first season with the Bruins, she slashed .356/.443/.699 with seven home runs and 28 RBI, earning Softball America Freshman Player of the Year honors.

Nancy to coach Montreal, which will play in Fort Lauderdale

MONTREAL (AP) - Wilfried Nancy was promoted to head coach of Montreal in Major League Soccer, which will play home games at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, because of travel restrictions by the Canadian government during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Nancy repla

Joshua Tree National Park expects spring to bring crowding

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - The National Park Service is expecting the high popularity of Joshua Tree National Park to continue this spring and is urging visitors to anticipate congestion. March and April are usually the busiest times at the par

‘Havertz has arrived’: Chelsea fans salute German as he stars in win over top-four rivals Everton to keep Tuchel unbeaten

Kai Havertz gave Chelsea fans a long-awaited glimpse of the player they thought they were signing when he arrived at Stamford Bridge as the German playmaker pulled the strings in a 2-0 win over Everton in the Premier League. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sputnik V deal signed: Italy to become first EU country to produce Russian Covid-19 vaccine

Italy has signed an agreement with Russia to launch the production of the Sputnik V vaccine, with first batches expected to come out of an Italian plant as early as June. This would make it the first EU nation to produce the jab. Read Full Article at RT.com

CDC granting vaccinated Americans ‘LIMITED FREEDOMS’ – as MSM puts it – met with claims of government overreach

The CDC has issued new guidelines that grant – in the words of US mainstream media – «limited freedoms» to Americans who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, leading some to wonder when the Bill of Rights was abolished. Read Full Artic

Flu-like illness an expected side-effect of Covid vaccines, says WHO, with symptoms including fever and headache

An influenza-like illness is a likely side effect of being inoculated against Covid-19, the World Health Organization's global advisory committee on vaccine safety said in a statement on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Paretta Autosport reveals sponsorship deal for de Silvestro

The team, run by former director of Dodge’s SRT Motorsport brand, Beth Paretta, was announced in mid-January, bringing popular and gutsy former IndyCar driver de Silvestro back to open-wheel racing after a five-year absence.De Silvestro’s #16 Paretta Auto

Tesla building secret giant batteries connected to Texas power grid, report says - CNET

That's a lot of power.

Stock markets eke out gains amid bond yield, crude oil price concerns

Market sentiment tracked global shares, which were mixed as initial optimism over the US Senate's passing of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill gave way to inflation fears

Manchin's filibuster reform opposition cracks a bit. Biden's friend Clyburn can blow it wide open

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski proved Saturday just how important filibuster reform is going to be for anything else that is good to happen in this country. She offered an amendment to the American Rescue Plan that directs $800 million to services for homeles

Colin Cowherd decides if Cardinals should trade Kyler Murray for Deshaun Watson | THE HERD

There are rumors that the Arizona Cardinals might be interested in trading their quarterback Kyler Murray for Houston Texans' Deshaun Watson. Colin Cowherd discusses there reports, and decides whether it's a good idea to trade Kyler for Deshaun.

We Good? 3.8.21 (VIDEO)

Brooke Fletcher and Devin Gardner celebrate their Top 3 inspiring women in sports today.

WWE Network schedule for the week of March 8, 2021

Check out what’s streaming this week on WWE Network, from a new episode of WWE’s The Bump to the in-ring action of NXT UK.

Virus may still have a say in how NBA unfolds in second half

The coronavirus might still have a say on this NBA season, making uncertainty a sizable obstacle in the title chase.

Announcing the agenda for TC Early Stage – Operations & Fundraising

As an early-stage founder, how do you identify the right investors? Or know how to hire the best possible team to set up your company for growth? Should you bootstrap, and if so, how do you do it successfully? How do you nail virtual pitch meetings? What abou

'Were willing to put their lives on the line': House bill blocks deportation of military veterans

House Democratic legislators including the chair of the chamber’s Veterans’ Affairs committee have reintroduced legislation that would block the deportation of noncitizen U.S. military veterans, and allow eligible deported veterans to

Death toll rises to 98 after series of blasts at Equatorial Guinea military base

The death toll following multiple blasts at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea has risen sharply to 98, the country’s health ministry said, as the search for victims continues. Over 600 people were injured in the incident. Read Full Article at RT.com

Apple's VR, AR headset plans: The latest rumors and reports - CNET

Apple's next big product looks to be a VR/AR headset, and then smart glasses. Then what? Here's what to expect, and our guesses as to what else might happen.

Seahawks more likely to trade QB Russell Wilson now?

This news doesn't necessarily mean the Seahawks are shopping Wilson or all that serious about listening to offers for the 32-year-old one-time Super Bowl champion.

Porter Road’s sustainable, whole animal butchery raises $10 million to expand across the US

In the nearly 10 years since it launched as a whole animal butchery out of a storefront in East Nashville, the founders of Porter Road have wanted to herd America’s meat industry down a new path. Now the company has $10 million in financing from investo

Cosi raises €20M for its ‘full-stack’ approach to short-term rentals

Cosi Group, a Berlin-based startup offering an alternative to boutique hotels and managed short-stay apartments, is disclosing €20 million in new investment. Backing the round is Vienna-based Soravia, a leading real estate group in German-speaking countries

From electric charging to supply chain management, InMotion Ventures preps Jaguar for a sustainable future

«Obviously, we venture beyond electrification into autonomous vehicles and connectivity. There will be a lot of value creation once OEMs are able to surface their APIs.»

Italy hits 100,000 Covid-19 deaths as new PM Draghi urges public to follow health measures amid ‘worsening’ emergency

More than 100,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in Italy, the health ministry said on Monday, as the country’s new prime minister, Mario Draghi, called on Italians to stick to the health measures to avoid an infection surge. Read Full Article at RT.com

FOX Sports Wisconsin announces Bucks 2020-21 second-half broadcast schedule

The regional sports network will televise 34 games in the second half of the Milwaukee Bucks 2020-21 schedule.

Republican incompetence has made the federal government popular again

After Senate Democrats approved the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan over the weekend smoothing its way to final passage, President Biden credited the American people with making possible what is arguable the most progressive piece of legislation in a gener

Power was turned down by Ganassi

Speaking on the Rusty's Garage podcast, Power explained that he met with Chip Ganassi Racing's IndyCar boss Mike Hull at the end of 2007 to discuss a drive.However the Australian says Hull hinted that he lacked the «Chip Factor» and talks didn't p

Cosi raises €20M for its ‘full-stack’ approach to short term rentals

Cosi Group, a Berlin-based startup offering an alternative to boutique hotels and managed short-stay apartments, is disclosing €20 million in new investment. Backing the round is Vienna-based Soravia, a leading real estate group in German-speaking countries

Biden's stimulus bill gives progressives a big win. Now they must celebrate it

Losing the fight to up the minimum wage upset progressives, but the big picture view should leave Democrats hopeful
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