Today Is Black Friday, World Shops Online
Millions of global citizens are carrying out their Black Friday shopping online today, Friday, November 27, 2020.Traditionally, shoppers visit physical stores and buy in person but due to the Coronavirus pandemic this year, significant amounts of Black Friday shopping are taking place via the Internet.Leading global retailers like Currys, PC World, John Lewis and Argos have launched a wide range of offers.For 2020, discounts are expected until Cyber Monday.France has however decided to push its Black Friday to next week when many shops are expected to reopen.Black Friday is traditionally celeb...
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Rosenwald's and Washington's Partnership for Good
By Jerry KlingerJerry KlingerRECTORTOWN, Virginia — The Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, www.JASHP.org, has funded and completed another marker it its series honoring and recognizing the Partnership for Good of Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald and Black educator Booker T. Washington. Rosenwald was key to the construction of over 5,400 schools, in the 13 States of “South” for Black school children. Millions of Black Americans were significantly benefited by Rosenwald’s generosity.Rosenwald School Rectortown, VirginiaThe marker reads:The Rosenwald School in Rectortown, “N...
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Millions of kids are skipping vaccines this year, Blue Cross study finds. 'The US is on the precipice of a severe immunization crisis.'
Millions of American children are skipping vaccines that protect against potentially deadly or disabling illnesses due to concerns about COVID-19, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield Association analysis of millions of medical claims.Children are on track to miss an estimated 9 million vaccine doses in 2020, a decrease of 26% for measles compared with 2019, and a decrease of 16% for polio, according to the analysis.That leaves an estimated 88% vaccination rate for measles, less than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention herd immunity requirement of 93%.“The U.S. is on the precip...
Nearly 12 million unemployed Americans to lose aid in December: study
Washington (AFP) - Millions of Americans who lost their jobs to the mass layoffs caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be cut off from government aid at the end of December unless Congress acts, a study said on Wednesday.Lawmakers in March passed the $2.2 trillion CARES Act that expanded the unemployment safety net as Covid-19 wrecked the economy, offering benefits to workers not normally eligible and extending the length of time laid-off Americans could receive benefits.But funding for those programs expires on December 26, and a study from The Century Foundation estimates that nearly 12 mi...
Presidency Reveals How Amidu Failed To Recruit Staff After Receiving Millions Of Ghana Cedi
Martin AmiduThe Presidency has given a chronology of amounts of money made available to the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) during the tenure of Martin Amidu.According to the Presidency, despite doing everything humanly possible to make available the required resources for the smooth operation of the OSP, Mr Amidu could not recruit the staff he so desired to get work started.Thus, the Presidency has stated that he (Mr Amidu) cannot lay at the doorstep of Government, the failure of the Office of the Special Prosecutor to recruit staff.According to the Presidency, in the 2019 financial ye...
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Millions register for government’s 50-50 scheme
The 50-50 co-payment scheme has generated accumulative spending of 7.6 billion baht with more than seven million people registered.Deputy government spokeswoman Rachada Dhnadirek said that 523,000 shops, including 70,000 street vendors, and 7.1 million people had registered by Friday under the scheme.Of the total spending, individuals spent 3.9 billion baht and the government had subsidised 3.741 billion baht, she said.Meanwhile, the second round of registration will open at www.คนละครึ่ง.com on Wednesday from 6am-11pm, she said.“The prime minister is worried about some people taking advantage...
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Bauchi Govt Intercepts, Confiscates 3 Trailer Loads Of Charcoal Worth Millions Of Naira
3 trailer loads of charcoal worth several millions of naira have been confiscated by the Bauchi State government through the Ministry of Housing and Environment in collaboration with the State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA).The trailers loaded with 500 bags of charcoals were apprehended at Nabardo village in Toro local government area of the state coming out from the Lame/Burra forest where the charcoal were made and packaged.The development was disclosed by the State Commissioner of Housing and Environment, Mu’azu Hamisu Shira while Addressing journalists Friday at the premises of B...
US voters decide between Trump and Biden to lead 'divided' nation
Millions of voters across the United States are casting their ballot in national elections, with Republican President Donald Trump up against veteran Democrat Joe Biden in a battle for the White House.Many voters have called it the most important election of their lifetime. "The country is really divided," PJ Rivera told dpa in the capital Washington, adding that it is "time to engage."With Biden consistently leading in the polls including in crucial swing states like Pennsylvania, Trump is fighting to hold on to his job after a turbulent four years in office.The outcome, however, is far from ...
Worlds 2020 Finals had 2nd-highest viewership in esports history
Millions of people watched the 2020 Worlds final.
The 2020 League of Legends World Championship ended with a bang in the final between DAMWON Gaming and Suning.Millions of viewers tuned in to watch DAMWON win the Summoner’s Cup, the first time for a Korean team since 2017. The final was decided in four games, with the series hitting a peak viewership of 3.88 million viewers, excluding Chinese platforms per Esports Charts.This is the second-highest peak viewership of any esports match in history, only beaten by the 2019 World Championship semifinal between G2 Esports and SK Telecom T1. This year’s final fell just 100,000 viewers short of beati...
Sam Elliott voices Joe Biden's World Series advert
Millions of Americans who sat down to watch the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday (20Oct20) saw the advert, which featured the A Star Is Born actor's soothing voice, accompanied by a piano version of The Star Spangled Banner.During the spot, Sam tells viewers that there is "only one America" and adds, "No Democratic rivers, no Republican mountains, just this great land and all that's possible on it with a fresh start."Over pictures of rich landscapes and Americans from different backgrounds going about their days or meeting former Vice President Biden, he urges...