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Chamath Palihapitiya re-rips airlines and calls for more money for consumers and small businesses

Chamath Palihapitiya Facebook Facebook logo Sign up for Facebook to connect with Olivia Michael CNBC If the government approves additional stimulus funds, it should be for individual consumers and small businesses, venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya said on Wednesday. In an unfortunate diatribe against the turbulent sector, the CEO of Social Capital extended comments he made last year on CNBC where …

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Trump admin. overrides CDC director in extending travel ban

Increase / Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), attends an event about the development of the coronavirus vaccine at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 15, 2020, in Washington, DC. Covid-19 Range See more stories Trump administration officials once again set aside the head of the country’s leading health agency …

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The Moderna leader said his vaccine was not ready before the United States election

The chief executive of Moderna Therapeutics, one of the companies that developed a coronavirus vaccine, slammed Donald Trump’s hopes of having a jab ready before the US presidential election, claiming his company was cannot apply for permission until late November. Stéphane Bancel told the Financial Times on Wednesday that Moderna was not ready to seek permission for emergency use from …

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SpaceX Starlink brings the Internet to emergency responders in wildfire areas

Increase / A Starlink user terminal and wildfire-stricken areas seen in photos shared by the Washington State Emergency Management Division. SpaceX Starlink provides Internet access to Washington state emergency responders in areas devastated by wildfires. The team has deployed seven Starlink user terminals (i.e. satellite dishes) since it began using the service in early August, as CNBC reported yesterday: “I …

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CT Coronavirus Hospitals Exceed 100

CONNECTICUT – Connecticut coronavirus hospitals on Wednesday exceeded 100 patients for the first time since late June. The state also has a positive test rate of about 1.8 percent for the second day in a row. So far, the third phase of the state reopening scheduled for October 8 still has a green light. Connecticut saw a net increase of …

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Buy 2 Stocks Now Before Another Dip Market

Stocks will surely sink again; just a little time. Whether or not it happens within the next few months, you will want to be prepared. There are many stocks worth buying now, regardless of where the market is next. Some of them could score even bigger gains if there was a second wave of COVID-19 lockdowns stored for us. In …

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What does this mean for guests

Close Disney holiday celebrations begin on November 6. USA NOW The happiest place on Earth will be even happier this week after Disney announced they would be removing 28,000 staff from the park division. “Even if they forcefully make those cutbacks only affecting behind-the-scenes issues, it eventually goes to the guest,” Dennis Speigel, founder and CEO of International Theme Park …

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The White House blocked the CDC Order to Keep Cruise Ships Docked

Dr. Stephen Ostroff, a former FDA commissioner, who serves on the Healthy Sail team, recommends testing cruise passengers before boarding the ship, and then again before boarding. “One thing you want to make sure is that the virus does not get there,” said Dr. Ostroff. Dr. Ostroff that passengers exposed to the virus heading to the ship do not necessarily …

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Disney job layoffs affecting thousands in Central Florida

Among the approximately 28,000 Disney employees laid off are nearly 6,700 non-union workers located in Central Florida. A notice sent to the state on Tuesday was the first indication of the impact of Disney’s layoffs in Central Florida. The largest chunk of this layoff is about 6,500 Disney World-based workers, but there are also layoffs at other Disney locations in …

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