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Bill De Blasio: No, I Won’t Run For New York Governor

NY1 reports: Former Mayor Bill de Blasio will not run for governor this year. De Blasio made the announcement in a tweet Tuesday morning. De Blasio had long been considered a possible challenger to Gov. Kathy Hochul. The announcement comes as a new Siena poll found Hochul is comfortably in the lead of potential Democratic contenders. The winner of the …

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AR Inmates Sue After Being Secretly Given Ivermectin

CBS News reports: A group of men detained at Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas say that the jail’s medical staff gave them the anti-parasite drug ivermectin last year, without their consent, to treat COVID-19, while telling them the pills were “vitamins.” The ACLU, on behalf of the inmates, filed a federal lawsuit against the jail and its doctor. The …

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NYC Subway Ridership Still Only 40% Of Usual Average

The New York Times reports: Stations in lower-income areas in Brooklyn, Queens and Upper Manhattan, where residents are less likely to be able to work from home and typically depend more on public transit, have rebounded far faster than stations in office-heavy sections of Manhattan, including some that were once the busiest in the system, where many workers are still …

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Blinken To Visit Ukraine Amid Tensions With Russia

The Associated Press reports: Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Ukraine this week and meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over a possible Russian invasion of its neighbor, the State Department said Tuesday. Blinken will be in Kyiv on the hastily arranged trip to show U.S. support following inconclusive diplomatic talks between …

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Airlines Warn New 5G Service May Affect Instruments

NBC News reports: The aviation industry faces “catastrophic” disruption from the rollout of a new 5G service this week, airline leaders have warned. In a letter sent Monday to United States transportation and economic officials and obtained by NBC News, the CEOs of major carriers said that the launch could ground flights and leave “tens of thousands of Americans” stranded …

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Spanish PM To Novak Djokovic: No Vaccine, No Entry

Reuters reports: World men’s tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic will have to comply with Spanish health rules to be able to travel to Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday. Answering a question on whether Djokovic would be allowed to enter Spain to compete after Australia deported him for being unvaccinated against COVID-19, Sanchez said: “Any sportsperson who wishes …

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Lindell Hires “Satanic Vax” Host Axed By Newsmax

The Daily Beast reports: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has hired former Newsmax White House correspondent Emerald Robinson, who was sidelined by the ultra-conservative cable network after pushing bonkers COVID-19 conspiracy theories. On Monday evening, the pillow executive told The Daily Beast that his web-based “Frank Speech” live-streaming platform had hired Robinson. Late last year, the ex-Newsmax personality baselessly tweeted that …

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Ingraham Celebrates COVID Infection Of Mark Milley

Mediaite reports: “All right, the triple vaxxed Joint Chiefs chairman Mark Milley – our favorite, Mark Milley! – tested positive for Covid yesterday,” Ingraham said while clapping. “And who else? General David Berger, the Marine Corps commandant, also positively boosted.” The aim of the “Positively Boosted” segment is seemingly to cast doubt on the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine, …

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Appeals Court Punts Challenge To Texas Abortion Ban

The Texas Tribune reports: The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday sent the legal challenge to Texas’ restrictive abortion law to the state’s Supreme Court, a move that is expected to significantly delay the case and that abortion opponents had hoped would occur. “This decision now keeps the case in limbo — and abortion after 6 weeks in …

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Hawaii: Visitors Must Be Boosted To Skip Quarantine

ABC News reports: Hawaii will require visitors to the state to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster if they want to skip quarantine. Currently, under the rules of the state’s “Safe Travels” program, travelers who don’t want to quarantine for five days must either be fully vaccinated — meaning two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine or one shot …

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