A large cluster of Russian social media accounts have been purged on Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram social media platforms. The purge started in October, and continued into the November. Additionally, there is a large number of Russian groups on the same platforms that have been deactivated.
We are so happy to announce that Affordable Dream Wedding at Hubbard Chapel has won 2020 Best of the Mid-Valley FIRST PLACE for “Best Wedding Venue”. Even during the hardships with Covid-19, our great service and the memories allowed Hubbard Chapel great opportunities to provide wedding services to newly-weds and their families. Thank you, as this is the second First Place award we have received this year. We couldn’t have done this without you all.
This week, the Venezuelan leader of the opposition, Juan Guaido, gave an interview regarding the continuation of the US’ bipartisan support of the Venezuelan opposition by the newly-elected US President, Joe Biden, and his administration. However, Venezuela can suffer the same fate as Syria, except the trajectory will differ.
Ukraine’s former First Deputy Minister of Economy, Pavlo Kuhta, made a statement on his Facebook page pertaining to the Ukrainian economic crisis. According to him, the Ukrainian budget is in a code red scenario. This is the worst economic performance Ukraine has ever seen.
As we approach the Thanksgiving and Christmas 2020 holidays, there are mixed views circulating concerning how the holidays should be celebrated this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have one group who believes only virtual Thanksgiving and Christmas should occur to supposedly prevent spreading COVID. We have another group who believes Thanksgiving and Christmas should be celebrated by gathering with family and friends as usual because gathering does not spread COVID.
You might have numerous financial goals, but life is unpredictable, and you don’t know what’s there in the next moment. Sudden death can risk these objectives as well as can leave your family in a stressful situation. In such troublesome occasions, however, no measure of cash can supplant the absence of a dear one; yet, a term insurance plan financially secured your family when you are not with them.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has rejected the growing international calls for dialogue and a halt to deadly fighting in the Tigray region, calling it “interference.” Instead, he says his country will handle the conflict on its own. Abiy, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize last year, insists on calling the conflict a “law enforcement operation.”
Mexico registered 813 deaths and 10,794 infected with the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours. That is the largest daily increase in cases since October 5, when health authorities announced 28,115 new infections. The total number of deaths rose to 102,739, and the number of infections to 1,060,152 since the beginning of the pandemic.
US President Donald Trump might have been defeated but he hasn’t been sent into political oblivion just yet. According to the first poll conducted after the elections some believe has been won by Joe Biden, the current US President is today the figure with the highest level of support in a 2024 Republican presidential primary four years from now.
Tops are among the must-have dresses for every modern woman today. Whether it is for daily office wear or a quick casual outing, tops are the go-to dresses that can be easily paired up with jeans, leggings, or skirts. Listed below are the most popular types of tops for women that you must have in your wardrobe.
The world of pest control can be a little confusing, and that’s no less true when it comes to how it can affect your outdoor space. The good news is that it becomes very manageable once you figure out what effective methods work for you. Here’s a simple guide to protecting your property from unwanted pests.
Russia and China are working on the conjoined CR929 jet project. This is the first Eurasian project of such kind. However, what is surprising is that Russia is willing to share technology with China at all. China has been caught stealing classified information, trade secrets, and continuously violating copyright and patent laws.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced the modernization of the fleet of the heavy flamethrower systems TOS-1 ” Buratino” (Pinocchio) and TOS-1A”Solntsepek” (Sunburn) via Izvestia. There will be a new design of the TOS-1 and TOS-1A. The existing fleet will have the new technology added as well.
Swiss Prosecutors dismissed a nearly decade-old money laundering case brought by Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian tax advisor who worked with Hermitage Capital founder Bill Browder. Magnitsky was arrested on fraud allegations in 2008 and died of “untreated illness” within a year in custody.
According to reports, Netflix announced this week that it will invest US $ 1 billion in ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico for content production. In addition, Netflix also plans to further expand the studio’s current site by 300 acres (1.21 square kilometers), Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos said in a joint announcement.
The Nation of Israel has a Biblical history more than any other nation in the world. Like all nations it was established and survived through wars. The whole Bible from Genesis is the story of the establishment of the Biblical nation of Israel which began with Adam in the Garden of Eden.
Adam was created by God from the earth unlike all other human beings who come from the sexual union of male and female. The belief in the special creation of Adam is the foundation of faith in God the creator. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” are the first words of the Bible. The belief in the special creation of Adam refutes evolution.
According to a report released by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) on Tuesday, US housing prices recorded the largest increase on record in the third quarter. The FHFA said in a statement that due to the record low mortgage interest rate stimulating housing demand, residential prices rose nearly 3.1% in the third quarter.
According to reports, Vice President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic said on Tuesday that by 2025, the EU can produce enough batteries to power its fast-growing electric vehicles without relying on imported batteries. It’s part of the plan to achieve “climate neutrality” by 2050.
When you are looking for a place to store your prized belongings, what is most important to you? This is a question that we asked ourselves when evaluating the storage facilities in the Salem Oregon area. Storage is a very personal thing. Certainly what you are storing is personal, and you want to find the right company that will both protect your property, but also meet all of your personal requirements.
The Brazil economy doesn’t have the raw force to drive it forward. The Federative Republic GDP per capita is today back where it was in 2010; this means the people of Brazil have lost the entire last decade. Worse yet, during the 80’s they had another “lost decade.” The current lost decade is the second time this has happened in the last 40 years. Over the last forty years, Brazil had over 20 years of zero GDP growth per capita.
The United States Food Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization for Regeneron’s antibody cocktail to treat people who are in high-risk categories, those over 65, and younger people with medical conditions. This product was used on President Trump when he entered Wallter Reed Medical Center.
Here are a few other things people can do now:
Check their withholding and make any adjustments soon
Since most taxpayers typically only have a few pay dates left this year, checking their withholding soon is especially important. It’s even more important for those who:
Getting suitable transportation options from airports to your destination can be a daunting task, especially if you are unaware of the ins and out of the place you are visiting. In order to avail the best possible transportation options overseas, you must indulge yourself in some research, planning, and preparations.
Indian Event organizer, Entrepreneur and the Founder of Big Projects, Mr. Purujit Singh has announced the season 3 of the pageant “Mr and Miss Model of the year 2021-22.” After the great success of the previous pageant events Purujit Singh is again rolling back with his season 3 of Mr and Miss model of the year.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said on Tuesday that it plans to repurchase up to $2.5 billion worth of stock because it expects new drug candidates to drive sales growth. The company said that five anti-cancer drugs currently in clinical trials are expected to receive key data and progress next year.
A friend of Jamal Khashoggi said today that the Saudi journalist received threats from an adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Twenty Saudis, including two relatives of MBS, are on trial in absentia in Istanbul for the assassination of Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018.
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, announced on Monday that it will acquire Aperio Group, an investment management company headquartered in Sausalito, California, for $1.05 billion in cash. BlackRock said the acquisition will increase its separately managed account (SMA) assets by approximately 30% to more than $160 billion.
The President of the Congress of Guatemala, Allan Rodríguez, announced on Monday that the body will reverse the 2021 state budget, whose approval last Wednesday led to massive demonstrations on Saturday, and the burning of a part of the nation’s capitol by a group of irate demonstrators.
The United States’ General Services Administration (GSA) has begun to pave the way for the formal transition of the Biden Administration that was being blocked by the Trump administration. Several US and international media agencies have reported that the head of the General Services Administration, Emily Murphy, has started the process of transition, even though President Donald Trump is still trying to reverse the results of the elections in the states considered to be most important in the electoral college.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Monday that it expects the November and December holiday season sales to grow 3.6% to 5.2% year-on-year, reaching $755.3 billion to $766.7 billion. Although the new coronavirus epidemic has brought challenges to the entire retail industry, US retailers may still have a better ending in 2020.
Over the last eight years we have witnessed an ever-increasing amount of hatred for political leaders and high tech CEO’s/Owners here in the United States, and abroad (These would include the rich who give billions to impose their views of how the whole world should be living). For the purpose of this article we will focus on the United States.
A Twitter user with the handle “Reza_Mad” published an image of a production version of an Iranian tank on Sunday. The tank differs from the previously shown samples. Images of the first mass-produced main battle tank (MBT) of the Iranian production Karrar appeared on the social networks.
The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, made a statement that Turkey is part of Europe. Hence, making a claim that Turkey is part of Europe is a strategic move, and yet another attempt to join the European Union. President Erdogan has also been accused of wanting to restore the Ottoman Empire.
New brands need to be authentic to succeed in a market that is oversaturated with similar businesses. As a new kid on the block, how will you grab your target audience’s attention and inspire them to purchase from you?
The answer is simple – by building a thorough brand launch strategy. These four tips may serve as your starting point.
Winter is around the corner and you might again be wondering the best ways to keep your home warmer. The efficient heating techniques not only make sure that you keep your home warm without shelling big bucks but also retain the heat inside for longer.
Although the months of winter are full of festive spirit, the fun can be ruined if the homes are not efficiently warmed up. Prepping up last minute when the cold troubles you will only result in hasty and mindless expenditures and huge utility bills. To avoid this last-minute hassle, we have come up with easy methods to warm up your homes this winter:
2020 is a year that most Americans want to quickly forget. That goes for the 2020 baseball season as well. America and the sport of baseball were dramatically affected by COVID-19. Baseball fans were out of luck as they were entirely restricted from attending professional or semi-pro games. Watching on TV wasn’t much better as the 2020 World Series had the smallest TV audience in the history of the Fall Classic.
Western Union, the world’s largest money transfer company, spent $200 million to acquire a 15% stake in the digital payment division of STC Group. Saudi Arabia’s largest telecommunications operator said in a statement on Saturday that the acquisition will provide the company with funds and support its long-term expansion plans.
The IRS reviewed its collection activities to see how it could provide relief for taxpayers who owe taxes but are struggling financially because of the pandemic. The agency is expanding taxpayer options for making payments and other ways to resolve tax debt.
Taxpayers who owe taxes always had options to get help through payment plans and other tools from the IRS. The new IRS Taxpayer Relief Initiative is expanding on those tools.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong pleaded guilty to inciting and staging illegal demonstrations in the Special Administrative Region, and risks up to five years in prison. The activist was remanded in custody on Monday after the first court hearing in his case, related to his involvement in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year.
The United States officially withdrew from the Treaty on Open Skies on Sunday, six months after notifying parties to the treaty that it would do so. The treaty allows signatories to scout each other’s military installations, which is seen as an important measure to build mutual trust after the end of the Cold War.
The European Aviation Safety Agency may approve Boeing ‘s 737 Max to go around in January next year. Previous research and test flights have shown that the American aircraft manufacturer has repaired the failure that caused the fatal crash. Patrick Ky, director of the European Aviation Safety Agency, said on Saturday.
It’s safe to say that current events have made it quite difficult to enjoy family movie night at our local theaters. However, that does not mean you can’t find ways to provide your family with the same enjoyment of a movie theater. One of the most common things that parents tend to worry about in regards to movie night is the price tag of it all. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to host your own movie night without breaking the bank. The following includes just a few of the ways to ensure that your movie night goes off without a hitch.
Rabbi Lord Jonathon Sacks passed away at the age of 72 in November. He devoted his life toward uniting the secular world with the religious world. He served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth the largest the largest synagogue body in the UK. He held this position from September 1991 until September 2013. He is known to be not only a Rabbi but also a philosopher, theologian, author and politician.
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry today announced that the 5th Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week will take place between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4.
This year, there’s a heightened need for security as fraudsters seek to use the COVID-19 to scam taxpayers and tax preparers. New protections being offered by Security Summit partners in January can help protect people against tax-related identity theft.
The US Central Command has announced that it will deploy B-52 fighter jets in the Middle East to increase its rapid response capability. The decision comes just days after announcing a reduction in US military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gen. Greg Guillot, a U.S. Air Force commander, has said B-52 bombers will be deployed to counter possible attacks.
Hundreds of irate protesters on Saturday stormed the Guatemalan Congress and set on fire several offices until they were evicted by security forces and fire brigades who quickly put out the fire. For about 10 minutes, amid the chaos, the protesters managed to set fire to a part of Congress and also destroy everything they found around them.