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Infrastructure Bill Live Updates: Democrats return to capitol for showdown over multi-trillion dollar funding packages

A showdown over the infrastructure bill and multi-trillion-dollar Build Back Better Act awaits for Democrats returning to Capitol Hill today. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.

The Democrats have failed. That much is for certain.
In my opinion she loves the power. If you have 70' and you are still in office... there is something wrong. We need to put a cap on this.

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Facebook to Hire 10,000 Workers in EU to Build Up ‘Metaverse’

The social-media company sees the virtual realm as a key component of its future and a major driver of new technology investment

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Facebook announces 10,000 EU jobs to build 'metaverse'

Facebook on Monday announced plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union to build the 'metaverse', a virtual reality version of the internet that the tech giant sees as the future.

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Unhappy with prices, ranchers look to build own meat plants

Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse a long trend of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses

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Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to help build its 'metaverse'

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to help build its ‘metaverse’

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Window closing for Democrats to clinch Biden's agenda as Congress returns

Window closing for Democrats to clinch Biden's agenda as Congress returns

Why exactly is it closing. Is the fix in for Republicans?
Why are they all wearing masks? What happened? Do you still have the hoax going on or something? 🦇

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Bernie Sanders, Pramila Jayapal insist there's no divide between progressives, moderates

'When you've got 48 people who want to do something and two who don't,' then 'it is not a 50-50 compromise,' the Vermont senator said.

The classic media's attempt at characterizing itself as 'objective' is always false equivalency.
BernieSanders SenSanders you might want to learn how to count. There are actually 52 senators that think your ideas are stupid, dangerous and expensive. If you don’t understand basic math you might want to step aside.

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Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build its vision for a 'metaverse'

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build its vision for a 'metaverse'

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Iraq to reduce winter crop area by 50% due to water shortage - ministry statement

Iraq to reduce winter crop area by 50% due to water shortage - ministry statement

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Analysis: In 'Build Back Better' fight, progressives have to give a lot to get a little

Analysis: They will end up with less than what President Joe Biden proposed. The question is whether they will gain anything at all.

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Earthquake, Magnitude 3.2 - GREECE - 2021 October 17, 04:50:19 UTC

minor earthquake shakes Greece 4 min ago. More info at:

10/17/2021 7:54:00 AM

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President Biden Says It's Tough Being a Cop, Rejects Defunding Police

Joe doesn't wants to offer more resources to cops, not less.

10/17/2021 2:10:00 AM

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Biden pays tribute to fallen police officers, tells families that 'your loss is America's loss'

Biden pays tribute to fallen police officers, tells families that 'your loss is America's loss'

10/16/2021 10:00:00 PM

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Southern California's Alisal Fire is 50% contained

Southern California's Alisal Fire, which closed parts of US Highway 101 and the Union Pacific Railroad, is now 50% contained, fire officials said

10/16/2021 9:20:00 PM

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Trump switches Arizona audit focus to Pima County, demands loss to Biden be decertified

Pima County's administrator explained that the election results were already 'publicly audited via hand count by the County's Republican and Democratic parties.'

10/16/2021 8:36:00 PM

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William Shatner blames 50-year-old grudge for George Takei space trip insult

The Star Trek cast members have exchanged attacks over Shatner's trip into space at the age of 90.

10/16/2021 7:28:00 PM

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Joe Biden Is Not Jimmy Carter, and This Is Not the 1970s

The right’s facile comparisons of the two presidents miss the vastly different circumstances facing Biden and distort Carter’s record.

10/16/2021 4:45:00 PM

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Score 50% Off Your Purchase During Old Navy's Giftober Sale - E! Online

Get your holiday shopping done early and save big!

10/16/2021 4:26:00 PM

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Psaki, DOJ in damage control mode after Biden says subpoena defiers should be prosecuted

Psaki, DOJ in damage control mode after Biden says subpoena defiers should be prosecuted

10/16/2021 3:30:00 PM

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China, Taiwan tensions spark debate inside Biden admin as Democrats push for more forceful response

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10/16/2021 6:44:00 AM

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Jewish group calls on Herschel Walker to condemn antisemitic symbols after event canceled

The former NFL star and current Senate candidate is experiencing fallout from a canceled fundraiser organized by a person who used a swastika on social media.

What did he expect when he aligned himself with DonnieDrumpf?
HE CAN'T THAT'S APART OF HIS POLITICAL PARTY.

10/14/2021 7:33:00 PM

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GOP Senate hopeful cancels event following swastika controversy

Herschel Walker yesterday canceled a fundraiser with a supporter who used a rendering of a swastika as her Twitter profile image.

10/14/2021 5:01:00 PM

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LeBron James’s SpringHill Company Sells “Significant” Minority Stake To RedBird Capital, Fenway Sports, Nike & Epic Games

LeBron James’s SpringHill Company Sells “Significant” Minority Stake To RedBird Capital, Fenway Sports, Nike & Epic Games

10/14/2021 3:49:00 PM

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Republican rally attendees in Virginia pledge allegiance to January 6 flag

Glenn Youngkin did not attend the event, where people expressed loyalty to flag apparently present at insurrection, which also featured phone call from Trump.

10/14/2021 2:30:00 PM

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Senate hopeful Herschel Walker cancels event over swastika

The Walker campaign said Wednesday that it had canceled the event, which had been scheduled for Saturday in suburban Dallas at the home of Bettina Sofia Viviano-Langlais.

10/14/2021 6:21:00 AM

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Trump-Backed Senate Candidate Cancels Event With Donor Who Had Swastika Profile Image

Herschel Walker's campaign had at first defended the syringe swastika image, saying it was “clearly an anti-mandatory vaccination graphic.”

10/14/2021 4:15:00 AM

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AMA, other medical orgs file friend of the court brief decrying Texas abortion law

More than a dozen of the United States' top medical organizations have filed a brief arguing that the controversial abortion law undermines medical ethics.

Prosecute baby murderers!
Yes, killing living human beings is unethical according to these elitist medical organizations. Obama care and Democrats need to limit Doctor's salaries to $100,000 a year so we get back to having doctors practicing the hippocratic oath instead of becoming Doctors to be rich!

10/12/2021 7:38:00 AM

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Advocates fear Texas and Mississippi abortion laws will worsen the Black maternal health crisis

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10/12/2021 6:17:00 AM

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Trump-endorsed Herschel Walker raised $100,000 a day since launching Georgia Senate bid

Trump-endorsed Herschel Walker raised $100,000 a day since launching his Georgia Senate bid

It's fine, anyone this clown endorses doesn't win. It's not like when he was in office. VOTE BLUE!

10/11/2021 9:26:00 PM

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Stan Rothenstein in 'My Cousin Vinny' 'Memba Him?!

Mitchell Whitfield is known as the best friend, Stan Rothenstein, in the 1992 court comedy 'My Cousin Vinny.' Guess what he looks like now!

10/11/2021 4:03:00 PM

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With Texas SB 8, Abortion Doulas Are More Important Than Ever

With Texas SB 8, Abortion Doulas’ Work Is More Important Than Ever

10/11/2021 3:18:00 PM

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BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker reveals Emma Thompson’s sweet behind-the-scenes gesture on Strictly

BBC Breakfast star Dan Walker reveals Emma Thompson's sweet gesture to him on Strictly

10/11/2021 12:43:00 PM

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Activists to follow, confront Kyrsten Sinema during Boston Marathon: 'Stop running from us'

Activists to follow, confront Kyrsten Sinema during Boston Marathon: 'Stop running from us'

I don't agree with her but does anyone believe this will make her change her mind? It's hard not to see as bullying &we need the biggest tent possible. In 2024 Trump chosen people will replace 2020 controllers & verify whatever he tells them to & then even Sinema will look good.
She won't turn up!

10/11/2021 6:23:00 AM

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Paying for Abortions Is About to Become A Lot Harder

Paying for Abortions Is About to Become A Lot Harder

10/11/2021 6:17:00 AM

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Stop Whitewashing Wellness

Annya Santana of Hood Health is helping Black and brown people take their rituals back.

10/11/2021 1:42:00 AM

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Even LinkedIn Can't Stop Talking About 'Squid Game,' And It's A Little Weird

Did we all watch the same Squid Game?

10/11/2021 1:31:00 AM

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Following one Texas woman's abortion journey over state lines: Reporter's Notebook

After calling more than a dozen clinics across the state, only one doctor agreed to talk to us on the record.

10/11/2021 1:08:00 AM

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer must retire now or US is doomed

Insider tells the global tech, finance, markets, media, healthcare, and strategy stories you want to know.

MichaelGordonUS Let me sum up the entire worthless fear propaganda piece. 'If you're not a leftist activist judge you are undemocratic.'
MichaelGordonUS 意见|最高法院大法官斯蒂芬·布雷耶现在需要退休——否则这个国家可能会灭亡。作者MichaelGordonUS。

10/10/2021 4:32:00 PM

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Boston Marathon bombing victims split on death penalty in Supreme Court case

Boston Marathon bombing victims split on death penalty in Supreme Court case

10/10/2021 4:25:00 PM

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Editorial: How the deal to stop draining Mono Lake can help settle California's future water wars

Editorial: How the deal to stop draining Mono Lake can help settle California's future water wars (via latimesopinion)

10/10/2021 3:33:00 PM

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Ben Foden and Una Healy put on united front for daughter's First Holy Communion

Ben Foden and Una Healy's united front as daughter celebrates First Holy Communion

10/10/2021 12:00:00 PM

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'SNL': See Halsey, Kris Jenner Join Kim Kardashian for 'People's Court' Spoof

The reality TV star plays a judge version of her sister in courtroom spoof

10/10/2021 9:59:00 AM

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‘SNL’: Kim Kardashian West Presides Over ‘The People’s Kourt’ Family Court Show On Hulu

‘SNL’: Kim Kardashian West Presides Over ‘The People’s Kourt’ Family Court Show On Hulu

10/10/2021 8:57:00 AM

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Trump Jabs At Kanye's Mental Health In Interview

Former President Donald Trump called Kanye Wesst's ideas 'loony.'

10/10/2021 3:23:00 AM

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Donald Trump Falls Off The Forbes 400 For First Time In 25 Years

Why Trump fell off the Forbes400 for the first time in 25 years

10/10/2021 2:12:00 AM

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Fiona Hill: 'Democracy is done' if Trump is reelected

Fiona Hill shares new details on Trump’s call with Putin and more from her book, “There is Nothing for You Here - Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century.'

10/10/2021 12:28:00 AM

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Rep. Wild says Sen. Sinema “isn’t in the right party” if she's against lowering drug costs

'We've got to...do everything we can to prevent any further damage to the planet, Medicare negotiation of drug prices,' Rep. Wild says. 'Senator Sinema isn't in the right party if she doesn't think that that is a good thing.'

10/9/2021 10:28:00 PM

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Kyrsten Sinema has rankled fellow Democrats, but will it matter in her home state of Arizona?

Democrats are angry with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for her opposition to Biden's agenda, but experts say she campaigned on being a moderate.

10/9/2021 9:43:00 PM

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Biden will regret sharing Trump WH records with 1/6 Committee, suggests former president

Donald Trump's statement cited various false or unsubstantiated claims surrounding Joe Biden and the 2020 election.

10/9/2021 9:36:00 PM

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Trump gamed the numbers on his Washington, D.C. hotel: congressional report

The congressional report on fmr. President Trump's Washington, D.C., hotel took a piece of the Trump business world and put it under a microscope. It's not like good gin and vermouth, it's more like a questionable martini.

10/9/2021 9:30:00 PM

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Teachers Union Urges TikTok, Facebook, Other Big Tech to Stop Spread of Viral Challenges

The nation’s largest teachers union is urging big tech companies to halt the dissemination and spread of dangerous viral challenges and misinformation it says pose a threat to educators and students

10/9/2021 2:28:00 PM

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The Supreme Court Is Likely to Overturn Roe—What Then?

The Supreme Court is likely to overturn Roe—What will happen next?

10/9/2021 4:28:00 AM

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Trevor Bauer informs court he plans to demand that his accuser pay his attorney fees

Trevor Bauer informs court he plans to demand that his accuser pay his attorney fees

10/8/2021 11:48:00 PM

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Video of Joe Manchin with head in hands during Chuck Schumer speech goes viral

Manchin later said Schumer's floor speech was not 'appropriate' and complained about a lack of civility 'on both sides.'

Maybe his daughter could slip him an Epipen
Blah blah blah.

10/8/2021 8:17:00 PM

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SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Don't stand so close to us

Get tested. Wear a mask. Don’t get too close. Not your typical court orders, but that was the word from the Supreme Court to lawyers and reporters who returned to the high court this week for the first in-person arguments in more than a year and a half.

10/8/2021 7:14:00 PM

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Kyrsten Sinema aspires to be a John McCain maverick, but it won't work

Insider tells the global tech, finance, markets, media, healthcare, and strategy stories you want to know.

EoinHiggins_ I didn’t like John McCain the politician, but he actually accomplished some things for his party and his state. Not only that, he was liked by some on both sides. As near as I can Sinema has none of that going for her.
EoinHiggins_ Voting to protect the country by blocking the ACA from being destroyed with no replacement, is different than blocking Childcare, education, and dental, vision, and hearing for our Seniors WHO BUILT THIS COUNTRY

10/8/2021 4:18:00 PM

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'It's not a 50/50 deal.': Sanders critical of Manchin, Sinema obstructing popular will

'I am tired of the generalities, hearing what Mr. Manchin and frankly, Ms. Sinema are saying. And if they want to negotiate, let's negotiate,' Sen. Sanders says.

10/8/2021 9:01:00 AM

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Democrats are divided over how much Biden’s agenda should benefit the wealthy

Centrist Democrats, led by Sen. Joe Manchin, drive a debate over whether Biden's large government expansion bill is too generous for the wealthy.

10/8/2021 6:17:00 AM

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'Hot Bisexuals Against Sinema' Want Climate Action Now

“Hey girls, gays, and theys…'

10/7/2021 11:57:00 PM

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Opinion | Who Is Kyrsten Sinema? It’s Complicated

A radical turned moderate, the Arizona Democrat is more interesting than the left’s hostile caricatures.

10/7/2021 11:30:00 PM

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Opinion | Can Manchin and Sinema Save All 50 U.S. States?

Joe Biden’s massive laws will erode the state powers protected by the Constitution’s 10th Amendment.

10/7/2021 8:55:00 PM

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Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer agree to deal to avert debt crisis

The U.S. Senate appears to have narrowly avoided a federal financial crisis—pushing off the vote on the debt ceiling until December.

10/7/2021 6:14:00 PM

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Schumer: Deal reached to extend debt ceiling until early December

BREAKING: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announces a temporary agreement reached on increasing the debt ceiling through December.

10/7/2021 5:42:00 PM

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Detox Your Pores in 5 Minutes With This TikTok-Approved Face Mask Before It Sells Out.... Again - E! Online

This mask went viral and its results exceed the hype.

10/7/2021 12:57:00 PM

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Progressives focus on key priorities to narrow BBB bill for Manchin, Sinema

'When you talk about the number, let's be clear that this is all paid for by taxes on the wealthiest corporations and wealthiest individuals so it does not add to the deficit,' Rep. Jayapal says on President Biden's 'Build Back Better' agenda.

10/7/2021 1:02:00 AM

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Joe Manchin Isn't Budging On Filibuster, Even As The Country Teeters Toward Default

And Republicans aren't budging on the debt limit.

10/6/2021 10:34:00 PM

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Democrats Seek Path Forward on Debt Ceiling Around Republican Resistance

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying for the third time in two weeks to pass a straightforward increase in the borrowing limit.

10/6/2021 8:30:00 PM

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