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San Francisco plan would ban tobacco smoking, vaping inside flats — however weed OK: report

The latest move by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors may have gone one toke over the line.The city and county officials on Tuesday gave initial approval to a proposed ban on cigarette smoking and vaping inside apartments -- but exempted marijuana smoking from the plan, according to reports. The supervisors voted 10-1, with Supervisor Dean Preston dissenting, to…

CNN boss, political director spiked Hunter Biden controversy, audiotapes reveal: ‘We’re not going with’ story

Newly released recordings from the group Project Veritas reveal that CNN purposely avoided the Hunter Biden controversy that emerged in the final weeks of the 2020 presidential election. Critics of CNN have long observed the network's complete blackout of the bombshell reporting from The New York Post about the emails that allegedly came from Biden's laptop shedding light…

Hong Kong jails 3 prominent young pro-democracy activists

Beijing — A trio of young, well-known, pro-democracy leaders in Hong Kong were sentenced to prison on Wednesday. It was the latest nail in the coffin of the city's once-very-public opposition movement that saw millions of protesters take to the streets from June to December last year, decrying the erosion of the Asian financial hub's semi-autonomy…

What Does Drake Smell Like? Just Light This Candle And Find Out

It has his same "smooth musk fragrance.” Drake guessed that there are a decent amount of people in the world who've wondered, "What does Drake smell like?," and it's apparently paid off. The music star is now selling candles with his very own scent and they're already sold out. So what does Drake smell like?…

Consulting agency linked to Biden’s cupboard scrubs China work from web site

WestExec Advisors, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm, has reportedly scrubbed its work with China from its website as its history receives more scrutiny in the lead-up to Joe Biden’s presidency. Several of Biden’s cabinet picks have worked for the firm, including its co-founder, Anthony Blinken, who is the nominee for secretary of state, and a…

17 Gifts For That One Friend Whose Pet Has Like 2,000 Followers On Instagram

I think every pet influencer needs a tiny cowboy hat, personally.We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh,…

Verizon’s Galaxy S20 fashions are the primary to get Android 11 and One UI 3.0

Verizon revealed this morning that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup will be the first Samsung phones to receive Android 11 and Samsung’s One UI 3.0 in the US, and now the software has already started trickling out to customers, according to Droid Life. One UI 3.0 has been in public beta for the last two months,…

12/2: Red and Blue

Lawmakers inch closer to stimulus aid package; Lighting up the Christmas tree on Capitol Hill

Is Australia out of recession? Yes, however many individuals are nonetheless out of labor and feeling the ache

It is politically difficult to sell a good news story when about 1 million Australians are still out of work and many are struggling to pay their rent and bills.The latest jobs figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed 960,900 people were considered officially unemployed in October, down from 1,008,300 in July.But then…

Pizza bar employee linked to SA coronavirus lockdown ‘in hiding’, however Premier stands by feedback

The lawyer for a pizza bar worker who was accused of causing South Australia's coronavirus lockdown by allegedly lying to contact tracers says his client is "worried about stepping outside" for fear of backlash.Key points:Lawyer Scott Jelbert said his client's family in Spain have been identified and approachedSA Police yesterday said the man would not…

Pelosi backs $908B stimulus invoice after months of holding out for extra

After months of holding out for another $2 trillion dollar coronavirus stimulus package, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is backing a smaller plan in an effort to move things along before key programs expire this month. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and Politico White House correspondent and associate editor Anita Kumar spoke to "Red and…

Former Joint Chiefs chair Mike Mullen: “Trump loyalists” put in in Pentagon lack expertise

President Trump is threatening to veto billions of dollars in military spending unless Congress repeals legal protections for internet companies. Admiral Mike Mullen, who chaired the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2007-2011, spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano on the impact a veto would have, and the challenges facing President-elect Joe Biden.

Australia politics reside: NSW studies one new Covid case, and Germany joins China criticism

12.15am GMT00:15 Treasury officials, in undertaking budget forecasts, worked under the assumption the international border would not be open until the second half of next year. 12.14am GMT00:14 What about the international border? How long will that remain closed for? Scott Morrison: On international borders were still some time away from that, my priority at…

Suspect in two-state Thanksgiving rampage that left 1 lifeless, 5 injured is charged with homicide

A suspect in a two-state Thanksgiving rampage that left one person dead and five people injured appeared in a Nevada court Tuesday on charges of murder and other crimes, court records show.The suspect, Christopher McDonnell, 28, is one of three people that police in Nevada said were allegedly “randomly shooting at citizens with no apparent…

Why Assassin’s Creed Fans Should Check Out Immortals Fenyx Rising – IGN

Immortals Fenyx Rising02 Dec 2020Immortals Fenyx Rising may have many of the ingredients that fans love about the Assassin's Creed series, but its lateral step into myth, its colourful visuals and its comedic presentation ensure it's very much its own game.Did you enjoy this video?

Airlines Can Now Ban Emotional Support Animals On US Flights

A new rule allows airlines in the US to ban emotional support animals from riding in the cabin, ending a system that led to everything from turtles and pigs, to snakes and even a turkey riding alongside their owners.Last year, the Department of Transportation had issued guidance stating that dogs, cats, and miniature horses could…

Why Trump retains outperforming the polls

President Trump lost the election, but did better than most experts were predicting. How does this keep happening?Produced by Franz Strasser

Elliot Page Will Reportedly Continue To Play Vanya In “Umbrella Academy”

"So proud of our superhero!" Yesterday, Juno and Inception star Elliot Page came out as trans in a moving and brilliant statement posted on social media. Another thing you might know Elliot from is Umbrella Academy — where he plays Vanya, a powerful violin player. Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection Sources have now confirmed to…

New Bulls star Walt Steenkamp banking on Cheetahs doing ‘unusual new issues’

Walt Steenkamp (Gallo Images) Walt Steenkamp has little doubt the Cheetahs will have a few tricks up the sleeve when the Bulls take them on this weekend.The 25-year-old lock was one of the stars of the Cheetahs' pack before moving to Loftus last month and will definitely possess inside knowledge.Steenkamp has also highlighted the value…

Trump escapes punishment for utilizing ‘deceptive techniques’ throughout elections marketing campaign

A federal judge in Michigan has declined to reprimand President Donald Trump's campaign for submitting a court document that opposing lawyers said was purposefully misleading.In a four-page order issued on Tuesday, US District Judge Janet Neff said she would not strike the disputed document from the court record. Lawyers for the city of Detroit had…

Cape Town man sentenced to 55 years in jail for raping, killing 4-year-old lady

The Western Cape High Court has handed down a 55-year jail term to a man who raped and murdered a 4-year-old girl.She was found in 2018 with multiple stab wounds all over her body and her throat slit.The man had discarded her body at a nearby dumping site in Khayelitsha. The Western Cape High Court has…

Clued In #191 | To minimize nonsense out, or make the minimize anon?

Hey there, and welcome back to Clued In!Some commenters have suggested occasionally that this blog often gives away the answer prematurely. Either with the headline or the representational image or, sometimes, even at the very beginning of the clue explanation in the Blue-bordered Box.The point is well-taken — you want to solve along. And that…

Lungisa vs Ramaphosa: Strong present of assist for President from ANC within the Eastern Cape

Oscar Mabuyane. (Netwerk24) Seven of the eight ANC regions in the Eastern Cape have expressed a vote of confidence in part president Cyril Ramaphosa. This was after Andile Lungisa called for the president to stop attacks against Zuma. These ANC regions have rubbished his claims, saying they are factually inaccurate.At least seven of the eight ANC…
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San Francisco plan would ban tobacco smoking, vaping inside flats — however weed OK: report

The latest move by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors may have gone one toke over the line.The city and county officials on Tuesday gave initial approval to a proposed ban on cigarette smoking and vaping inside apartments -- but exempted marijuana smoking from the plan, according to reports. The supervisors voted 10-1, with Supervisor Dean Preston dissenting, to…
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CNN boss, political director spiked Hunter Biden controversy, audiotapes reveal: ‘We’re not going with’ story

Newly released recordings from the group Project Veritas reveal that CNN purposely avoided the Hunter Biden controversy that emerged in the final weeks of the 2020 presidential election. Critics of CNN have long observed the network's complete blackout of the bombshell reporting from The New York Post about the emails that allegedly came from Biden's laptop shedding light…

Hong Kong jails 3 prominent young pro-democracy activists

Beijing — A trio of young, well-known, pro-democracy leaders in Hong Kong were sentenced to prison on Wednesday. It was the latest nail in the coffin of the city's once-very-public opposition movement that saw millions of protesters take to the streets from June to December last year, decrying the erosion of the Asian financial hub's semi-autonomy…

What Does Drake Smell Like? Just Light This Candle And Find Out

It has his same "smooth musk fragrance.” Drake guessed that there are a decent amount of people in the world who've wondered, "What does Drake smell like?," and it's apparently paid off. The music star is now selling candles with his very own scent and they're already sold out. So what does Drake smell like?…

Consulting agency linked to Biden’s cupboard scrubs China work from web site

WestExec Advisors, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm, has reportedly scrubbed its work with China from its website as its history receives more scrutiny in the lead-up to Joe Biden’s presidency. Several of Biden’s cabinet picks have worked for the firm, including its co-founder, Anthony Blinken, who is the nominee for secretary of state, and a…