Cannabis Might Block COVID-19 Infection, Study Shows

Smoking weed won’t make you coronavirus-proof, but these researchers might be onto something. By  Derya Ozdemir Canadian scientists at the University of Lethbridge have some promising results that might be counted as preliminary evidence that cannabis may block COVID-19 infection. While smoking weed definitely won’t make you coronavirus-proof, Canadian scientists at the University of Lethbridge have some promising […]

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Air Force will finally mount laser weapon on AC-130 gunship

IT’S ABOUT TIME!!! By Jared Keller After years of funding woes, Air Force Special Operations Command is on track to fire a high-powered laser weapon from an AC-130 gunship sometime in fiscal year 2022 Speaking during the Virtual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference last week, Air Force Col. Melissa Johnson — program executive officer for […]

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Greta Thunberg added to CNN expert coronavirus panel, Twitter erupts

By Hannah Sparks An upcoming CNN town hall on the coronavirus pandemic will feature 17-year-old Greta Thunberg alongside a panel of medical experts. The program, “Coronavirus Facts and Fears,” also includes CNN broadcaster Sanjay Gupta, 50, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, 71, and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Richard […]

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Graham introduces bill to sanction China if it refuses to cooperate on coronavirus investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow President Trump to sanction the Chinese government if it refuses to cooperate with a U.S.-led investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. “I’m convinced that without Chinese Communist Party deception the virus would not be here in the United States,” Graham said in a […]

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As Iowa reopens, workers forced to choose between a paycheck and health

By Holly Bailey May 7, 2020 at 8:28 a.m. EDT “I can’t believe this is a choice I have to make.” LONE TREE, Iowa — Terrie Neider loves to be around people. “I’m chatty,” she said. “Customer service is my thing. It’s what I’m good at.” So when she was looking to supplement her monthly […]

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Trump considering more coronavirus economic relief measures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was considering further economic measures, possibly via executive orders, to provide help against the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic. In remarks to reporters at the White House, Trump appeared to confirm the possibility of further postponement of the deadline for filing 2019 […]

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Judge reinstates New York presidential primary canceled by state – Reuters

By Kanishka Singh A U.S. judge has reinstated a presidential primary canceled last week by New York state, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, over concerns that voting would have been an unnecessary risk. Former Vice President Joe Biden is already the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party, which led Douglas Kellner, a co-chair of the […]

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Researcher ‘on verge of making very significant’ coronavirus findings shot to death

By: Tim Stelloh A medical researcher said to be on the “verge of making very significant” coronavirus findings was found shot to death over the weekend in Pennsylvania, officials said. Bing Liu, 37, a researcher for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, was found dead Saturday inside a home in Ross Township, north of […]

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FDA grants remdesivir emergency use authorization for COVID-19

By Erika Edwards The Food and Drug Administration has granted remdesivir emergency use authorization to treat the most severely ill COVID-19 patients. The FDA action specifies the drug may be used for both adults and children with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 diagnoses who are severely ill with low blood oxygen levels or who may be […]

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Special needs employee saved by PPP loan thanks Trump: ‘We’re not broken’ and neither is America

By Yael Halon | Fox News President Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump hosted an event at the White House Tuesday inviting small business owners from across the country to discuss the impact of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Amy Wright, the owner of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Shops that currently employs 120 […]

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