Sunday, April 11, 2021

Fact Check

No evidence Walmart brawl video shows former NFL player Bruce Campbell

If Your Time is shortThe person who first tweeted this video didn’t identify the people involved in the fight.The claim that it was ex-NFL...

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal “is fully paid for. Across 15 years, it would raise all of the revenue needed for these once-in-a-lifetime investments."

President Joe Biden speaks during an event to promote his American Jobs Plan at the White House on April 7, 2021. (AP)Source link...

Colorado “requires photo ID to vote in person, requires signature verification for mail-in ballots, which Georgia got rid of, and prevents campaign workers from...

Grounds crew workers prepare to pull the tarpaulin as a light rain descends on Coors Field in Denver on April 6, 2021. Major League...

"Sunday was never used before as a voting day in Georgia.”

Behind a sign listing early voting dates for Fulton County, Georgia, a line forms outside of the State Farm Arena for early voting on...

“Report: Biden administration busing ‘thousands’ of illegals to red states to get permanent status.”

A migrant family crosses the border into El Paso, Texas, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Feb. 26, 2021. (AP)Source link

US Politics
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Review: Suspect in Portland killing likely fired at police

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A fugitive wanted in the highly-publicized killing of a right-wing demonstrator in Portland, Oregon, last summer probably fired first at...

Biden admin lauds talks on readmitting US to Iran nuke deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday welcomed a European Union announcement that the participants in the Iran nuclear deal will meet...

Capitol stormer who wore ‘I Was There’ shirt to stay in jail

1 of 2This undated photo provided by the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Texas shows Garret Miller after he was arrested in...

At 1st Cabinet meeting, Biden says team ‘looks like America’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s first Cabinet meeting looked and felt different from those of his predecessor.Biden’s full Cabinet met Thursday in the...

Clyburn optimistic Congress can close ‘Charleston loophole’ on gun purchases

Clyburn’s legislation aims to close the so-called “Charleston loophole,” which allows people with incomplete background checks to purchase guns after three days. Clyburn has...

LGBTQ

A clinical trial for a HIV vaccine has been an overwhelming success / LGBTQ Nation

A newly developed vaccine candidate for HIV recently completed its first clinical, in-human trial, and the results are being widely regarded as exciting and...

Lil Nas X’s “Satan shoes” are being recalled. Do they really think people will send them back? / LGBTQ Nation

Lil Nas X with the Satan shoesPhoto: Screenshot/YouTubeLil Nas X’s “Satan shoes” are being voluntarily recalled as part of a settlement between Nike and...

Peacock is rebooting “Queer As Folk” for an 8 episode series / LGBTQ Nation

The cast of Queer As FolkPhoto: promo photoQueer As Folk is getting a third rendition as a television series. Eight episodes of a reboot created...

Tech

Asian shares mostly higher after S&P record high

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a mixed close on Wall Street, where gains for several Big Tech...

Facebook removes accounts tied to Iranian exile group

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said Tuesday it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm...

Coronavirus Watch

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136,128,375
Total confirmed cases
Updated on April 11, 2021 10:40 am
23,696,839
Total active cases
Updated on April 11, 2021 10:40 am
2,941,255
Total deaths
Updated on April 11, 2021 10:40 am
Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Active cases
Deaths
USA
31,869,996
6,870,812
575,595
Brazil
13,445,006
1,254,973
351,469
India
13,358,805
1,108,057
169,305
France
5,023,785
4,621,544
98,602
Russia
4,641,390
272,895
102,986
UK
4,368,045
279,227
127,080
Turkey
3,798,333
463,414
33,702
Italy
3,754,077
533,085
113,923
Spain
3,347,512
175,262
76,328
Germany
2,992,803
242,745
78,858
Poland
2,574,631
344,909
58,421
Colombia
2,518,715
77,931
65,608
Argentina
2,517,300
241,870
57,647
Mexico
2,278,420
263,724
207,020
Iran
2,070,141
294,677
64,490
Ukraine
1,853,249
405,375
37,014
Peru
1,639,767
27,319
54,669
Czechia
1,580,189
103,329
27,808
Indonesia
1,566,995
109,958
42,530
South Africa
1,557,527
21,589
53,256
Netherlands
1,342,447
1,325,693
16,754
Chile
1,068,522
45,909
24,213
Canada
1,052,539
70,619
23,287
Romania
1,006,167
74,373
25,135
Belgium
922,487
839,627
23,428
Iraq
918,155
93,814
14,678
Philippines
864,868
146,519
14,945
Sweden
857,401
843,780
13,621
Israel
835,871
3,890
6,294
Portugal
826,928
25,810
16,910
Pakistan
721,018
73,875
15,443
Hungary
720,164
270,353
23,417
Bangladesh
678,937
96,898
9,661
Jordan
662,395
66,334
7,708
Serbia
639,476
83,538
5,700
Switzerland
617,543
49,525
10,452
Austria
574,755
32,554
9,662
Morocco
501,688
4,782
8,891
Japan
499,793
29,447
9,353
Lebanon
494,633
85,831
6,630
UAE
483,747
13,760
1,531
Saudi Arabia
397,636
8,116
6,747
Bulgaria
371,531
71,381
14,351
Slovakia
371,062
105,197
10,565
Malaysia
360,856
15,574
1,329
Panama
358,377
4,320
6,159
Ecuador
344,877
37,288
17,275
Belarus
334,863
7,411
2,344
Greece
293,763
37,933
8,833
Croatia
292,516
13,241
6,308
Georgia
288,396
7,216
3,877
Azerbaijan
283,579
30,687
3,879
Bolivia
281,570
38,321
12,442
Nepal
279,725
2,800
3,039
Tunisia
270,297
36,665
9,235
Kazakhstan
269,519
32,241
3,221
Palestine
265,897
31,771
2,838
Dominican Republic
257,186
37,781
3,385
Kuwait
245,704
14,455
1,403
Moldova
240,886
13,549
5,369
Ireland
240,643
212,496
4,783
Denmark
237,101
8,694
2,439
Paraguay
233,745
37,382
4,749
Ethiopia
227,255
55,071
3,146
Slovenia
226,499
13,819
4,119
Lithuania
226,173
16,589
3,687
Costa Rica
222,544
24,766
3,018
Egypt
209,677
38,218
12,405
Armenia
202,817
17,119
3,735
Guatemala
202,640
10,881
7,001
Honduras
195,525
115,202
4,770
Qatar
189,064
19,647
331
Bosnia
181,927
35,210
7,298
Venezuela
173,786
15,555
1,759
Oman
171,549
16,989
1,776
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
167,825
12,081
2,823
Nigeria
163,736
7,578
2,060
Bahrain
155,402
10,959
554
Kenya
145,184
44,249
2,330
Myanmar
142,576
7,517
3,206
Uruguay
141,380
35,532
1,414
Macedonia
141,157
21,542
4,182
Albania
128,155
28,639
2,310
Algeria
118,378
32,759
3,126
Estonia
114,174
18,339
1,028
S. Korea
109,559
7,682
1,768
Latvia
107,608
6,460
1,986
Norway
103,200
13,564
684
Sri Lanka
94,848
2,797
595
Montenegro
94,035
4,526
1,365
Ghana
91,260
1,414
754
China
90,410
286
4,636
Kyrgyzstan
90,019
2,676
1,519
Zambia
89,918
1,879
1,226
Cuba
85,572
5,161
453
Uzbekistan
84,922
1,528
634
Finland
82,053
35,185
868
Mozambique
68,578
9,406
789
El Salvador
66,489
1,480
2,051
Luxembourg
63,650
4,008
768
Cameroon
61,731
3,886
919
Singapore
60,653
301
30
Afghanistan
57,242
2,724
2,529
Cyprus
51,035
11,702
272
Namibia
45,323
1,204
564
Côte d'Ivoire
45,089
632
260
Botswana
42,674
3,835
636
Jamaica
42,119
22,665
669
Uganda
41,113
91
337
Senegal
39,364
186
1,077
Zimbabwe
37,273
873
1,538
Malawi
33,805
1,318
1,127
Thailand
32,625
4,314
97
Sudan
30,111
3,834
2,063
Malta
29,548
536
402
Australia
29,402
2,137
909
DRC
28,542
1,956
745
Madagascar
28,063
3,685
500
Maldives
25,524
3,028
67
Rwanda
23,343
1,957
314
Angola
23,331
891
550
Guinea
20,807
2,201
133
Gabon
20,636
3,053
127
Syrian Arab Republic
20,118
4,855
1,368
Mayotte
19,643
16,512
167
French Polynesia
18,652
13,669
141
Cabo Verde
18,629
1,375
177
Mauritania
18,012
240
450
French Guiana
17,549
7,460
94
Réunion
17,508
1,374
123
Swaziland
17,373
59
669
Mongolia
15,014
5,833
22
Tajikistan
13,308
0
90
Burkina Faso
12,956
211
152
Haiti
12,840
1,142
251
Andorra
12,497
607
120
Belize
12,485
61
318
Somalia
12,271
6,537
605
Guadeloupe
12,140
9,724
174
Togo
11,947
2,641
116
Mali
11,705
4,199
405
Hong Kong
11,569
169
207
Curaçao
11,180
4,712
63
Guyana
11,044
1,104
252
Lesotho
10,707
5,921
315
South Sudan
10,359
155
114
Congo
10,084
1,739
137
Aruba
10,016
573
92
Djibouti
9,722
1,865
94
Bahamas
9,364
338
189
Suriname
9,278
445
179
Martinique
9,028
8,873
57
Papua New Guinea
8,442
7,528
68
Trinidad and Tobago
8,382
514
145
Benin
7,515
970
93
Equatorial Guinea
7,219
314
106
Nicaragua
6,727
2,323
179
Iceland
6,258
103
29
Gambia
5,602
289
168
Central African Republic
5,491
361
74
Yemen
5,276
2,218
1,031
Niger
5,072
137
188
San Marino
4,956
394
85
Chad
4,625
172
167
Seychelles
4,395
280
24
Saint Lucia
4,347
123
64
Gibraltar
4,277
3
94
Cambodia
4,238
2,057
29
Channel Islands
4,051
9
86
Sierra Leone
3,995
1,088
79
Comoros
3,789
66
146
Barbados
3,719
88
44
Guinea-Bissau
3,678
553
66
Eritrea
3,447
271
10
Burundi
3,119
2,340
6
Liechtenstein
2,753
91
56
Vietnam
2,692
228
35
New Zealand
2,574
108
26
Monaco
2,374
113
31
Turks and Caicos Islands
2,357
60
17
Sao Tome and Principe
2,263
49
35
Sint Maarten
2,185
40
27
Liberia
2,042
58
85
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1,790
129
10
Bermuda
1,773
871
14
Saint Martin
1,693
282
12
Isle of Man
1,574
100
29
Caribbean Netherlands
1,516
137
14
Antigua and Barbuda
1,197
231
30
Mauritius
1,191
429
12
Taiwan
1,057
24
11
Timor-Leste
947
503
1
Bhutan
910
34
1
St. Barth
907
444
1
Diamond Princess
712
0
13
Faroe Islands
661
0
1
Cayman Islands
516
27
2
Tanzania
509
305
21
Wallis and Futuna
432
383
5
Brunei
219
10
3
British Virgin Islands
178
18
1
Dominica
165
6
0
Grenada
155
2
1
New Caledonia
121
63
0
Fiji
68
2
2
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
60
6
0
Lao People's Democratic Republic
51
4
0
Macao
49
1
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
44
0
0
Greenland
31
0
0
Holy See (Vatican City State)
27
12
0
Anguilla
25
3
0
Saint Pierre Miquelon
24
0
0
Montserrat
20
0
1
Solomon Islands
19
1
0
Western Sahara
10
1
1
MS Zaandam
9
0
2
Marshall Islands
4
0
0
Vanuatu
3
2
0
Samoa
3
1
0
Micronesia
1
0
0
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Appeals court overturns 2016 Green Bay homicide conviction

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Western rivers face pinch as another dry year takes shape

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US judge tosses claims by Chinese-born professor over arrest

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Piece of SpaceX rocket debris lands at Washington state farm

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Iran sets new record for virus infections amid holiday surge

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UK eyes testing COVID-19 passports at mass gatherings

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Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

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AP-NORC poll: Border woes dent Biden approval on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling the sharply increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving...