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Federal Prison, Large Debt For Man Who Put Razor Blades In Pizza Dough

Portland Press Herald – A Dover man who pleaded guilty to inserting razor blades into raw balls of pizza dough at a Saco, Maine, supermarket last year will spend 4 years and 9 months in prison and must pay the company nearly $230,000 in restitution. Nicholas Mitchell, 39, apologized to his family, the community and Hannaford customers during a tearful sentencing hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Portland, Maine. He pleaded guilty in June...

“F*** The Opinionated Karen’s”: Abortion Advocates Amp Up Rhetoric

"If they overturn abortion rights I swear to God I will lose all faith in this country altogether and I will pack my children up and leave this God forsaken country. I'm already sick and tired of the racist and sexist ass mother fuckers all over the place the last thing we need is for the religious to get control over our wombs and everything else too. F*** the religious and the opinionated Karen's...

Conservatives Eye Federal Shutdown Over Vaccine Mandates

The federal government could be heading for a temporary shutdown, with Republicans poised to stall a must-pass funding bill in their effort to force a debate in Congress on rolling back the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for some workers.

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism ‘Public Health Threat’

The Biden administration in its new HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism "a public health threat" that must be fully recognized as the world looks to end the epidemic.

Judge Halts Federal Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers In Ten States

NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION-LEADER – A federal judge blocked the government on Monday from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers in New Hampshire and nine other states. The Biden administration required vaccines for employees of facilities receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid dollars, impacting nursing homes along with hospitals and medical centers. Employees were to have been required to receive either their first dose of a two-shot vaccine or the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine by...

Couple Pulled Off Plane After Fleeing Quarantine

Dutch authorities have isolated 61 people who tested positive for COVID-19 on two arriving flights originating from South Africa, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Authorities are carrying out further investigations to see if any of the travelers have the omicron variant.

‘All-Or-Nothing’ Abortion Case Reaches Supreme Court

Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.

Big Pharma Fast-Tracks Omicron Vaccines

The World Health Organization on Friday said the new strain, named omicron, is a “variant of concern” that may pose a higher risk of reinfection than past mutations of the virus. Pfizer and BioNTech said they are investigating omicron, first labeled B.1.1.529, and can adapt their vaccine quickly if needed.

High Alert: World Races To Contain New COVID Variant

A host of countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada Iran, Japan, Thailand and the United States, joined others, including the European Union and the U.K. in impose restrictions on southern African countries in response to warnings over the transmissibility of the new variant — against the advice of the World Health Organization.

Biden’s Covid Death Milestone: WSJ

WALL STREET JOURNAL – President Biden may not recall what he said during a 2020 campaign debate last fall, but Americans should: “Anyone who is responsible for that many deaths should not remain as President of the United States of America.”  At the time the U.S. had recorded 220,000 Covid deaths. Covid deaths this year have now surpassed the toll in 2020 with 350,000 since Inauguration Day. It would seem that Mr. Biden has done no...

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart Found Liable In ‘Milestone’ Opioids Lawsuit

KAISER HEALTH NEWS – The verdict in the closely watched Ohio case comes as the pharmacy giants face thousands of lawsuits filed by communities across the U.S. for their role in the national opioid epidemic. The companies say they did nothing wrong and will appeal this ruling. AP: Jury Holds Pharmacies Responsible For Role In Opioid Crisis CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury...

Coal Company Exec Admits Role In Endangering Miner Health

Federal dust regulations in underground mines are meant to protect workers against dangerous levels of breathable dust, which can contribute to a deadly and incurable disease known as black lung.

Puppy Torture: What Did Fauci Know, And When Did He Know It?

FACTCHECK.ORG – We’ve received dozens of emails from readers asking about Dr. Anthony Fauci’s alleged cruelty to animals, specifically beagles. The messages were prompted by a series of online reports by the White Coat Waste Project, the details of which have recently been shared on social media, as well as written about and discussed on television by news outlets. The government watchdog group, which was founded in 2013 by former Republican strategist Anthony Bellotti, opposes federal...

60% Of Unvaccinated Adults Are Republicans

"Political partisanship is a stronger predictor of whether someone is vaccinated than any demographic factor measured." KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION – A new KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor analysis finds that Republicans and Republican leaning independents, who represent 41% of adults, now make up 60% of the adult unvaccinated population across the country.  While COVID-19 vaccination rates have risen significantly since the spring across all groups, uptake has been slower among those who are or lean Republican. As...

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