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Check The Hot Pockets In Your Freezer Because 381 Tons Are Being Recalled For Being Stuffed With More Than Just Cheese And Meat

Is your freezer stuffed with Hot Pockets? Congrats on still being single! Also, you might want to check the codes on the box because approximately 762,615 pounds of Hot Pockets are stuffed with more than just processed meats and questionable…

Off the rails: Trump’s premeditated election lie lit the fire

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. Axios takes…

Armin Laschet elected as leader of Merkel’s CDU party in Germany

Armin Laschet, the centrist governor of North Rhine-Westphalia, was elected on Saturday as the new leader of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), defeating the more conservative Friedrich Merz by a 521-466 margin. Why it matters: Laschet is now the most…

Trump Supporters’ Main Problem Was Never The Economy

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty ImagesSupporters of President Donald Trump rampage through the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as Congress met to count the Electoral Votes that named Joe Biden the winner of the November election. Safe to say, the Donald…

Repeatable Processes are Good, But People Make the Business

Every business leader I know struggles with the competing demands of finding and keeping employees motivated and satisfied, versus building and enforcing a set of repeatable processes that work. Obviously, both are required for a company to stay healthy and growing. In…

Are Palestinians left out of Israel’s vaccination drive? | DW News

Israel has been praised for its record in vaccinating its population. But Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is also facing flak for failing to organize vaccine supplies for five million Palestinians in the occupied territories. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go…

Trump’s Financial Troubles May Be Just Beginning

In Ernest Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises,” someone asks Mike Campbell, the troubled Scottish war veteran who is engaged to Lady Brett Ashley, how he ended up bankrupt. “Two ways,” Campbell replies. “Gradually, and then suddenly.” Campbell’s interlocutor goes on…

Joe Biden Unveils COVID Relief Plan. Anything Special? Nope.

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Lots of People Would Get the Vaccine Late at Night, Actually

Three in five people would be willing to get the COVID-19 vaccine at 11PM, undermining claims from the UK government this week that 24-hour vaccination centres wouldn’t be used by the public.  Earlier this week, a Downing Street spokesperson had…

Uganda election: Museveni social media ban caps violent campaign

Forty-eight hours before Ugandan voters went to the polls the country’s Communications Commission (UCC) imposed a social media blackout. It had been a bitter and violent election campaign pitting the 76-year-old veteran president, Yoweri Museveni against Robert Kyagulanyi – better…

Poland Wants to Ban Social Media Companies From Banning Hate Speech

Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw, Poland on 20 March 2018. Photo: Mateusz Wlodarczyk/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A cyberhate watchdog says it is concerned by a proposed Polish law to prevent social media companies banning users for hate…

How to be intimate during the coronavirus pandemic? | COVID-19 Special

Sex is one of the most basic human needs: sex. But when coronavirus has made something as simple as a kiss or a hug taboo – it’s become tricky. So how we can get the physical intimacy we need? Subscribe:…

Tree-Planting Update: Episode 28

Welcome to Tree Update 28! This time we answered all of your questions that you sent to us on our social media channels. The entire tree team and I sat down during the holidays to give you a better understanding…

Living in the Age of the White Mob

For most of the hundred and fifty-six years since the Civil War, white mobs have had free rein over American society. They burned Black schools during Reconstruction, strung Black bodies from trees during the lynching era, and harassed Black students…