5 Things To Know In America and The World This February 11th,2021

Every day, we send out a one-page memo summarizing the 5 top trending news in America and the world. In today’s highlights, senate democrat, Coronavirus vaccine,Senate impeachment trial, President Joe Biden.

Coronavirus

1. People who are fully vaccinated no longer need to quarantine after exposure to someone infected with the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.

2.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines Wednesday that include wearing well-fitting face masks or two masks at a time to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. The Minnesota State Senate approved legislation Monday that would allow dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines once they’ve been trained.

4. Athletes will be tested for COVID-19 at least once every four days during their stay in Tokyo at the pandemic-delayed Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

5. European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has admitted to mistakes by the bloc’s leadership in the fight against the coronavirus, and specifically failures in the procurement of vaccines

Politics

1. Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of former President Trump’s closest Senate allies.

2. Reuben Brigety II, the first African American president of the University of the South in Tennessee has been repeatedly targeted and his home vandalized since taking charge of the university.

3. Republican senators say they were riveted by new video from the House impeachment managers showing the attacks on the Capitol and how close rioters got to lawmakers. rump administration.

4. Sen. Mitt Romney told reporters on Wednesday that he thanked Officer Eugene Goodman for directing him to safety during the Capitol riot on Jan. 6. 

5. Prosecutors in Georgia’s biggest county have opened a criminal investigation into former U.S. President Donald Trump’s attempts to influence the state’s 2020 election results.

Business

1. Colin Kaepernick forms a SPAC.

2. Fed chair: Unemployment rate was closer to 10 percent, not 6.3 percent, in January

3. Electric-vehicle startup Rivian is looking to go public as soon as September at a valuation of more than $50 billion

4. Mastercard plans to allow people to transact using their cryptocurrencies.

5. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday warned about an “explosion of risk” from digital markets, including the misuse of cryptocurrencies, but said new financial technologies could also help fight crime and reduce inequality.

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World

1. The U.K. government announced an extra 3.5 billion pounds ($4.8 billion) of relief funding Wednesday

2. Haitian police on Wednesday clashed with rock-hurling protesters in the capital Port-Au-Prince amid street demonstrations against President Jovenel Moise after his government retired three Supreme Court judges

3. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he had approved an executive order paving the way for new U.S. sanctions on Myanmar generals.

4. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the Pentagon would review its strategy toward China,

5. The United States on Wednesday called on Turkey to immediately release philanthropist and human rights activist Osman Kavala.

Video from the web

Security Footage of Officer Goodman Directing Senator Mitt Romney to Safety

C-SPAN

 
 
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