The following is a summary of current US National Newsletters.
Licensed CNN presenter Chris Cuomo quits SiriusXM radio show
Former news anchor Chris Cuomo, fired by CNN after his attempts to help his brother fight sexual harassment allegations while he was governor of New York, said on Monday he would no longer host his show in week on SiriusXM radio. CNN, owned by AT&T Inc, said on Saturday it fired Cuomo after discovering “additional information” in an investigation into his conduct.
Self-proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Wins Out $ 54 Billion Bitcoin Trial
A computer scientist who claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin widely prevailed Monday in a jury trial in Florida over whether the estate of a former business partner deserved half of a bitcoin cache of a present value of about $ 54 billion. The Miami jury cleared Craig Wright on nearly every matter in the litigation, including that half of the 1.1 million bitcoins in dispute belonged to the family of Dave Kleiman, the former partner and computer forensics expert.
Republican Nunes to step down from Congress to lead Trump media company
U.S. Representative Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, will step down from Congress to become chief executive of former President Donald Trump’s new social media venture, the company said on Monday. Nunes, 48, will assume his new role in January, the Trump Media & Technology Group said in a statement.
United States celebrates 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack
The United States will mark the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Tuesday. The attack of December 7, 1941 shook a country that was so focused on WWII in Europe that it lost sight of the threat posed by Japan, historians say.
US wants private sector to operate with full information on Chinese Xinjiang
The US State Department said on Monday it wanted the private sector to operate with full information on what is going on in Xinjiang, after the United States said it would not send government officials to the government. Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics amid criticism of China’s human rights record. âWe want the private sector to be fully aware and operate with full information about what is going on in Xinjiang,â State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters when asked if the Biden administration wanted American businesses to join the boycott of the Olympics.
US CDC urges Americans to avoid traveling to France, Jordan over COVID-19 concerns
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday advised Americans against traveling to France, Jordan, Portugal and Tanzania, citing concerns over COVID-19. The CDC now lists 83 destinations as “Level 4: Very High” and also added Andorra, Cyprus and Liechtenstein to the highest level of travel advice on Monday.
Billionaire Steinhardt gives away $ 70 million in antiques and accepts collection ban – Manhattan DA
Billionaire and US hedge fund philanthropist Michael Steinhardt handed over $ 70 million in stolen antiques and agreed to a lifetime ban, the first of its kind, on acquiring antiques to solve a criminal investigation, the prosecutor said on Monday. Manhattan District, Cy Vance. Vance said his investigation, which began in February 2017, found “compelling evidence” that the 180 antiques were stolen from 11 countries, with at least 171 passing through traffickers before Steinhardt’s purchases.
Pentagon uses long-range radar in Alaska to detect missile threats
The Pentagon has completed military construction and will begin testing long-range radar for a national missile defense system capable of tracking intercontinental ballistic missiles as well as next-generation threats such as hypersonic weapons, the Pentagon said on Monday. The US Department of Defense plan in 2015 was to deploy a new long-range radar in central Alaska that would help US missile defenses better discern potential enemy missiles launched by Iran or North Korea and to increase the capacity of ground interceptors in Alaska and California.
U.S. House May Vote To Raise Debt Ceiling This Week, Senior Democrat Says
The United States House of Representatives may vote this week to increase the federal government’s debt limit by $ 28.9 trillion, House Democrat No. 2 said on Monday, without providing details on how a such an effort could take place. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urged Congress to act by December 15 and a bipartisan think tank warned https://www.reuters.com/markets/us/what-happens-if-washington-falls- behind-its-bills-2021 -12-03 last week, the US government could run out of the means to cover its obligations by the end of the month, triggering an unprecedented default that would upend the global financial system.
US aviation industry reviews AT&T and Verizon 5G precautions
The U.S. aviation industry said on Monday that new precautionary measures proposed by AT&T and Verizon Communications were insufficient to address aviation safety concerns raised by the planned use of C-band spectrum for 5G wireless. The Aerospace Industries Association said in a letter to Federal Communications Commission President Jessica Rosenworcel that the telecommunications plans “are inadequate and far too narrow to ensure the safety and economic vitality of the aviation industry.”
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