Trump's latest batch of election lawsuits fizzle as dozens of losses pile up For a man obsessed with winning, Donald Trump is losing a lot. In the month since the election, the president and his legal team have come no closer in their frantic efforts to overturn the result, notching up dozens of losses in courts across the country, with more rolling in by the day. According to an Associated Press tally of roughly 50 cases brought by Trump’s campaign and his allies, more than 30 have been rejected or dropped, and about a dozen are awaiting action. Google's latest Doodle encourages visitors to wear masks, socially distance Google has an animated "Doodle" on its homepage that's all about COVID-19 prevention. If you visit Google.com on Wednesday and wait a few seconds, you'll notice that each letter of the search giant's logo grows legs, spins around and dons a face covering before scurrying further apart. The cutesy display is supposed to symbolize adhering to mask policies and social distancing during the pandemic. Clicking on the characters will take you to the company's coronavirus prevention information page. "Wear a mask. Save lives," the page says.
U.S. job growth slows; millions experiencing long bouts of unemployment WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy created the fewest jobs in five months in October and more Americans are working part time, underscoring the challenges the next president faces to keep the recovery from the pandemic on track as fiscal stimulus dries up and new COVID-19 cases explode across the country. [Captions auto-generated & unedited.] Hiring in the United States fell Hiring slows to 5-month low, jobless rate drops
Coronavirus Is Now A Pandemic. The World Health Organization on Wednesday officially declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic. The WHO defines a pandemic as "the worldwide spread of a new disease." There are now more than 118,000 confirmed coronavirus cases reported across at least 114 countries. "When we say pandemic we mean it's gone all around the world.
Coronavirus live news: Biden vows to get vaccinated in public as South Korea reports highest cases in nine months 9.40am GMT09:40 The government in Cyprus has approved a plan that will allow visitors who have proof they have been vaccinated against coronavirus to enter the country without a negative PCR test. Cyprus’s move is the latest indication that life could become much easier for those who choose to be vaccinated, despite reassurances from governments and experts that vaccinations will not be mandatory. The measure was included in an amended action plan for a resumption of flights into the country.
Microsoft's Surface Duo launches with $1,399 price tag Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo officially launched on Wednesday, and the device looks to be a multitasking machine with a $1,399 price tag. The American tech company has been reluctant to call the Android-powered gadget a smartphone. Although that's essentially what it is: a pocket-sized device that can be used to call and text people. The smartphone enables you to run different apps on each of the two screens. "As If!": Remembering the Legacies of Clueless on Its 25th Anniversary One of the most lasting facets of Clueless is that, despite being an adaptation of Emma, plenty of filmmakers, scriptwriters, musicians and other artists have adapted the film itself. From Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande's music videos for "Fancy" and "thank u, next," respectively, to an entire young adult book series, Clueless has left a remarkable impact on the art world. Photo Courtesy: Paramount Pictures/IMDb The movie even inspired a theater production when, in 2018, Clueless, The Musical was produced. Starring the bubbly, effervescent Dove Cameron (whose acting chops brought the sassy Cher to life), the musical spun off of Clueless' narrative with a number of parodied 1990s radio hits to drive the story forward. With costumes featuring Cher's classic plaid mini-skirts and Josh's laid-back sartorial nods to "crispy Seattle weather," it's tough not to feel immersed in the film's buggin' atmosphere.
White House Doctor Says Trump Doesn't Need Coronavirus Test The president does not need to take a test to determine if he's positive for coronavirus because two interactions he had with known patients were "low risk," a White House doctor said in a memo released Friday. The memo was made public hours after Trump said he would be tested. "Not for that reason, but because I think I will do it anyway," the president said Friday when asked about his interaction at his Mar-a-Lago resort last weekend with an aide to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Fabio Wajngarten, who turned up positive.