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Calif. Gov. Newsom signs executive order to combat supply chain crisis

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order directing multiple state agencies to identify different solutions to alleviate the supply chain crisis.
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Home prices jumped another 19% in September
Home prices rose 19.5% in September compared to a year ago, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index.
U.S. Removes Terrorist Designation of Former Colombian Guerilla Army Years After Peace Deal
FARC, or the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, officially disbanded in 2016, but some dissidents still remain in the country.
NYC Corrections Officers to Work 12-Hour Shifts as 24 Percent Unvaccinated Before Deadline
The vaccination rate for the department was 76 percent as of Monday, the last day before the deadline.
15 Giving Tuesday 2021 deals you can shop to give back
It's time to make an impact through your shopping habits – see our list of brands participating in Giving Tuesday here.
Gucci family hits out at portrayal in 'House of Gucci' movie
The heirs of former Gucci fashion house chairman Aldo Gucci have hit out at Ridley Scott's "House of Gucci" movie.
Homicide ruled in student's death after fraternity's 'fight night'
Homicide has been ruled in the death of a University of Nevada, Las Vegas student who collapsed after participating in his fraternity's "fight night."
Senate effort to reform military justice system, now under threat, faces final hurdle
As Congress works to pass the annual defense policy bill, lawmakers work to ensure efforts to reform the military justice system remain.
Cincinnati Bearcats coach Luke Fickell on Notre Dame vacancy: 'There is no speculation'
"There is no speculation. Is the job open? I guess it is. But I wouldn't know if somebody didn't tell me," Luke Fickell on Notre Dame vacancy.
Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Trump, Clinton, Prince Andrew named-dropped during Epstein pilot testimony
Ghislaine Maxwell's attorney quizzed Jeffrey Epstein's longtime former pilot Lawrence Paul Visoski Jr., about the politicians and celebrities he flew on the late pedophile's private plane.
Harry Styles’ viral cardigan is now an NFT
Not only did the star's colorful JW Anderson cardigan spark a TikTok trend, it’s now also been turned into the first NFT of its kind.
Seahawks' Pete Carroll on Russell Wilson following Washington loss: 'He's got to do better'
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll gushed over Russell Wilson earlier this season saying without the veteran quarterback, he “probably wouldn't have been here a long time” but he’s appeared to change his tune following Monday’s 17-15 loss against the Washington Football team.
Feds Are Asking Questions About Sidney Powell and Her Pro-Trump Group
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyEver since Sidney Powell spearheaded one of then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to nullify the 2020 election, she has found herself on the wrong side of a flurry of potentially ruinous lawsuits. But voting machine-related woes are only part of the notorious MAGA lawyer’s deepening troubles.For months, a federal investigation running out of Washington, D.C., has been demanding documents and asking potential witnesses questions about Powell, according to three people familiar with the matter. Similarly, a separate investigation into Powell’s anti-democratic activities took place in the Sunshine State earlier this year—and has already produced results and punished Powell and her far-right group.The federal probe, which has not been previously reported, is examining the finances of Defending the Republic, an organization founded by Powell to fund her “Kraken” lawsuits to overturn the 2020 election, the sources said. According to two of the people familiar with the matter, a grand jury was empaneled, and subpoenas and documents requests have gone out to multiple individuals as recently as September.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Phoenix Hottest Market in U.S., September Numbers Show as Home Prices Continue Rising
"Housing prices continued to show remarkable strength in September, though the pace of price increases declined slightly," said Craig Lazzara of S&P Dow Jones.
UK antitrust watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy
The Competition and Markets Authority said Tuesday that the deal would let Facebook — now known as Meta — “increase its already significant market power."
China concerned about omicron effect on Beijing Winter Games
China says the omicron variant of the coronavirus is a concern for organizers of the Beijing Winter Olympics but it remains confident the games will be held as scheduled in February.
US removes Colombia's FARC from terrorism blacklist
The US State Department has removed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known by the acronym the FARC, from its terrorism blacklist, and listed two dissident groups led by former FARC militants.
Family of 9-year-old Astroworld victim rejects Travis Scott's offer to pay for funeral
Attorneys for Travis Scott sent a letter to lawyers representing Ezra's father Treston Blount offering to pay for funeral; the family "declined."
Movie star describes how he escaped being held at knifepoint
Actor Bradley Cooper says was held at knifepoint while on his way to pick up his daughter from school during an interview on Dax Shepard's podcast.
Afghan women’s soccer team escapes Taliban control, thanks to some powerful teammates
Former Afghan women’s soccer captain Khalida Popal was a key "player" in getting the girls and others out.
The pandemic will continue to rage as long as the WTO keeps bickering over vaccine rules
The WTO needs to call an online meeting of its General Council and adopt the TRIPS waiver this week.
Ohio State is 'not a tough team,' says Michigan offensive coordinator Josh Gattis
Michigan was able to "out-physical" Ohio State in its 42-27 upset of the Buckeyes on Saturday, Wolverines offensive coordinator Josh Gattis said.
DNA helps solve 16-year-old girl's 1979 murder in Las Vegas
Kim Bryant was sexually assaulted, killed and left in a desert in Jan. 1979. Police identified a suspect using DNA evidence and genetic genealogy.
Elon Musk warns SpaceX faces ‘genuine risk of bankruptcy’
Musk fired off an urgent companywide e-mail on Friday in which he described the “Raptor production crisis” as a “disaster” which was “much worse than it seemed a few weeks ago.”
EU wants 'verifiable proof' Chinese tennis player is safe
The European Union said Tuesday that it wants China to release “verifiable proof" that tennis player Peng Shuai is safe and to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into her sexual assault allegations.
Omicron economy shock not ‘remotely comparable’ to March 2020: Fed’s Jerome Powell
"We've tried to adapt. We're focused on maximum employment and price stability, and we've tried to adapt our policy as we moved along," the Federal Reserve boss told a Senate committee Tuesday.
Waukesha suspect intimidated a witness from jail weeks before deadly rampage, prosecutor says
Waukesha killer Darrell Brooks tried to intimidate a witness from jail after he was locked up for running over the mother of one of his children with his red SUV, prosecutors said Tuesday during a hearing in a case unrelated to the deadly attack on holiday revelers.
Can astrology help homeless dogs find new owners?
Los Angeles-based adoption center Wags & Walks and NYC’s foster initiative Muddy Paws are now matching pets and people based on zodiac signs.
Cops Say Autistic 8-Year-Old Was Beaten by Mom, Discarded in Trash Bag
Gwinnett County PoliceMonths before police discovered the body of an autistic girl in a trash bag miles from her Georgia home, a devastating find that immediately raised suspicions of foul play, her mother had allegedly beaten her and at least two other children and had been investigated by the state’s Department of Human Services.The murder warrant against Brittany Nicole Hall, 27, details her apparent efforts to cover her tracks after she allegedly called 911 and told dispatchers her 8-year-old daughter Nicole Amari Hall had vanished on Nov. 21.“I woke up yesterday morning and my daughter wasn’t here,” Hall said at the time, according to WAGA-TV. “The door was cracked. I went outside the whole place. I did not see her. I called 911.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
Virginia Tech names Brent Pry as its new football coach
The former Penn State defensive coordinator directed the seventh-ranked scoring defense in the major college football this past season.
Hoyer: House Dems 'considering what action ought to be taken' against Boebert for Omar comments
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that House Democrats haven't taken action against Rep. Lauren Boebert off the table for her comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar.
We Ran OSHA. Here’s the Truth About the So-Called ‘Vaccine Mandate’
On Nov. 4, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced an emergency temporary standard (ETS) directing larger employers to take steps to keep their workplaces safe from COVID-19 by either requiring vaccinations or weekly testing and masks for those who are not vaccinated. This effort has been blocked, at least temporarily, and is now…
McCarthy’s marathon House speech gives boost to GOP campaign funds
A hours-long speech by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy that delayed House Democrats’ passage of their sweeping social spending bill earlier this month proved to be a lucrative fundraiser.
Braves exercise 2024 option for manager Brian Snitker
The Atlanta Braves have locked up manager Brian Snitker for three more seasons after he guided the team to its first World Series title since 1995.
Kentucky State Univ. Wants More Money But Lawmakers Want Answers on 15.5 Percent Grad Rate
Kentucky lawmakers will decide how much funding to give KSU, taking into account the school's recent mismanagement of funds and its low graduation rate.
Amid Variant Fears, U.K. Discovers Limits to Its Virus Strategy
Britain’s approach to coronavirus-related restrictions has been looser than other European countries, but the Omicron variant has spurred swift action on mitigation measures.
Russian Monk Who Denied COVID Exists, Called Putin 'Traitor,' Gets Prison Sentence
Father Sergiy was arrested in late December 2020 after being charged with inciting suicidal actions during sermons in which he encouraged his followers to "die for Russia."
U.N's Palestinian Aid Agency Unable to Pay Staff Salaries Due to Funding Shortfall
The UNRWA is responsible for helping nearly 5.7 million Palestinian refugees by running schools, food distribution programs and health clinics.
Mark Meadows reaches deal with January 6 committee
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has reached a deal to cooperate with the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot.
Virginia Tech hires Penn State DC Pry as next head coach
Virginia Tech hired Penn State defensive coordinator and former Bud Foster disciple Brent Pry as its next head coach.
Day 2 of Ghislaine Maxwell's trial begins
A longtime pilot for Jeffrey Epstein has resumed his testimony at the trial of a British socialite charged with helping the financier find teenage girls to sexually abuse. (Nov. 30)
For Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to play the Masters, import is not measured in wins
Like a lot of things for Lee Elder, proper recognition was always late in coming. But Elder patiently stayed the course.
GOP lawmaker fires back at Marjorie Taylor Greene
Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) got into a heated argument on Twitter after Mace criticized Rep. Lauren Boebert's (R-CO) offensive remarks about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Boebert calls Omar 'black-hearted' and 'evil' in new video
Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado suggested to a crowd for a second time in September that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, whom she called "black-hearted" and "evil," was a terrorist. Video of Boebert making similar comments in November surfaced earlier this week.
An assistant principal in D.C. also worked as a principal in Rhode Island — at the same time
Michael Redmond worked for DCPS remotely last year while working for a Providence school in person, officials outlined in a recent ethics filing.
Travel is back, but Omicron could change everything
Just when US airlines thought they were on the verge of profitability again, along came the Omicron variant to put those hopes in doubt.
Queen Elizabeth still enjoys a glass of wine after cutting back on cocktails, royal sommelier claims
Royal sommelier Demetri Walters alleged Queen Elizabeth II still enjoys a glass of wine during meals.
Powell: Fed may pull back economic support more quickly as prices spike
Powell's comment came after the Fed already announced earlier this month that it would slow the pace at which it buys U.S. government debt and mortgage-backed securities.
Aaron Carter and fiancée Melanie Martin break up 1 week after baby’s birth
"She knew my boundaries," the singer alleged. "Especially not to speak to a certain half of my family that tried to depict me as a crazy psychotic human."