Tammy Duckworth Is Nothing and Everything Like Joe Biden

Senator Tammy Duckworth, like the man she might serve as vice president, prizes loyalty in her ranks and occasional mischief in her workplace. So when a top communications aide prepared to defect last year to the presidential campaign of Pete Buttigieg, Ms. Duckworth recognized an opportunity. She recorded a faux media interview trashing Mr. Buttigieg […]

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Chicago bars can start serving customers outside — even if they don’t serve food

Restaurants have been able to serve customers outside, but bars without a food license have been out of luck since the city tightened restrictions after a surge in positive cases among younger residents. Now, bars also can set up some limited outdoor seating. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times As of Friday, businesses that serve alcohol without a […]

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CFD veteran picked to lead new Public Safety Administration

Annastasia M. Walker will serve as executive director of the city’s Office of Public Safety Administration. | Chicago Fire Department Annastasia M. Walker will be tasked with overseeing “efforts to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and improve administrative functions” across the city’s police and fire departments, as well as the Office of Emergency Management and Communications. […]

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Russell Vought confirmed by Senate as director of the Office of Management and Budget

The Senate on Monday confirmed Russell Vought to serve as the director of the Office of Management and Budget at the White House. The Senate voted 51-45 to confirm the nomination. The director leads the president’s budget office. Vought has been leading the OMB since January 2019 in an acting role after the former director […]

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Bob Baffert suspended 15 days after two horses tested positive for prohibited substance

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has been ordered to serve a 15-day suspension by the Arkansas Racing Commission after two of his horses tested positive for an analgesic after running at Oaklawn Park on May 2. Suspensions are honored in all jurisdictions, so he would not be able to run in California or anywhere […]

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Apple asks retail employees to work remotely as pandemic rages on

Apple is asking its retail employees to help serve customers from home as the coronavirus pandemic continues to make a full reopening look unlikely any time soon. In a video recorded over the weekend, Apple’s retail chief Dierdre O’Brien encouraged employees to get comfortable helping customers over the phone. “If your store is closed, please […]

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Ilhan Omar calls for dismantling America’s ‘system of oppression’

Rep. Ilhan Omar called for dismantling economic and political systems that serve as a “system of oppression.” The Minnesota Democrat said Tuesday that most conversations around police brutality and racial injustice do not go far enough in their call for change. “We can’t stop at criminal justice reform or policing reform,” she said during an […]

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Australia and New Zealand Will Host 2023 Women’s World Cup

Australia and New Zealand will serve as co-hosts for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, FIFA announced Thursday, sending one of its two biggest tournaments — and its first 32-team women’s championship — to two nations that have embraced the women’s game. FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, announced its decision after its governing council held a […]

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Mt. San Antonio College to host virtual Inspiration Games

Southern California will serve as one of eight locations for an international track meet featuring world-class athletes who will compete by way of synchronized video from around the globe. The Inspiration Games, scheduled for July 9, will include U.S. Olympic champions Allyson Felix and Dalilah Muhammad and world champion Noah Lyles running at Mt. San […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to serve on Biden campaign climate change panel

“Green New Deal” proponent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., will reportedly serve on a climate change panel for former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign. “She made the decision with members of the Climate Justice community – and she will be fully accountable to them and the larger advocacy community during this process,” Lauren Hitt, a spokeswoman […]

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The week in pictures, May 2 – May 8

https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2020/05/918/516/06_AP20123426193506.jpg?ve=1&tl=1 Members of the Equestrian Gendarmerie Units, which normally serve to protect the Topkapı Palace, wearing face masks for protection against the coronavirus patrol the beaches in Sariyer, near Istanbul, May 2, 2020.  Ibrahim Mase/DHA via AP https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2020/05/918/516/06_AP20123426193506.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

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Instant partisan divide after Ratcliffe hearing: Burr backs intel chief pick, Schumer opposes

Support for Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe’s nomination to serve as director of national intelligence split down party lines almost instantaneously as his confirmation hearing wrapped up in the Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Richard Burr, R.-N.C., released a statement supporting Ratcliffe soon after hearing from him Tuesday. “He has committed to working with our Committee and with […]

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Anger Erupts in China After Teen Says Guardian Repeatedly Raped Her

At 14 years old, she was sent by her mother to live with a successful businessman in Beijing, who was supposed to serve as her caretaker and guardian. Instead, over the course of several years, she says, he repeatedly raped her and held her in his home against her will. Now 18, the young woman, […]

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Released Early From Prison Amid Coronavirus Concerns | E! News

The "Fefe" rapper will serve the rest of his sentence at home due to health concerns amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Get the details on Tekashi’s early release. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1137085/tekashi-6ix9ine-released-early-from-prison-amid-coronavirus-concerns #Tekashi6ix9ine #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: States Plead for Resources and Order Residents to Stay Home

How to tweak your home to serve you better now Your home is currently serving as a work space, living space and possibly a school and playground. It wasn’t designed for all these disparate tasks, but there are things you can do to make your home more comfortable for you and your family in these […]

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Trump calls for $2T infrastructure bill as ‘Phase 4’ of coronavirus response

President Trump on Tuesday called for a $2 trillion infrastructure bill to serve as “Phase 4” of the federal government’s coronavirus response efforts, just days after Congress approved a massive stimulus package worth even more than that. “With interest rates for the United States being at ZERO, this is the time do our decades long […]

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Cuomo says New York coronavirus temporary hospitals to include Javits Center, more as state grapples with crisis

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced four sites that will serve as temporary hospitals in the state Saturday, amid the coronavirus outbreak rocking the state and the nation. The four initial sites, recommended by the Army Corps of Engineers, are the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, locations at SUNY Stony Brook […]

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Giants eyeing Matt Moore as possible backup quarterback

Joe Judge insists no player will be added to his first Giants roster to serve as a mentor for younger teammates. Backup quarterback is a bit different, though, which is why the Giants, according to an NFL source, have expressed interest in Matt Moore. At present, the Giants have Daniel Jones entering his second year […]

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Two women lead state’s response to coronavirus

Alicia Tate-Nadeu is the first woman to serve as director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency; Dr. Ngozi Ezike leads the Illinois Dept. of Public Health.  | State of Illinois A former general and a former medical director of the largest juvenile detention center in the country have one of the most important tasks in […]

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Netflix Is a Joke Fest to feature Amy Schumer, Chappelle, Wanda Sykes, Letterman

Netflix is about to serve a flood of funny in Los Angeles with its Netflix is a Joke Fest, set for April 27-May 3. For one week, the streaming giant is partnering with Live Nation to bring over 100 live shows and events to various venues in L.A. with recorded shows available on the platform […]

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