Pompeo pours cash into new PAC bearing his slogan in clearest sign of 2024 bid

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pouring money into a new political group amid speculation about a possible 2024 presidential run, records show.Why it matters: Champion American Values, formed in February, is the same phrase that Pompeo has been using lately including during remarks last month to an influential group of Republicans in Iowa,…

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GOP used YouTube to win Latino voters who Democrats ignored

Republicans and conservative groups made inroads via YouTube in 2020 with low-information Latino voters often ignored by Democrats, a deep new analysis of U.S. voters shows. Why it matters: The percentage of eligible Latino voters is expected to increase in every election, but traditional media isn’t necessarily where these new voters are going for crucial…

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The day of Coinbase’s trading debut saw the most crypto speculation in history

Yesterday saw more crypto speculation than any other day in history. By the numbers: Coinbase, the stock, had $30 billion of trading activity on Wednesday alone. That’s more than all the cryptocurrency that Coinbase, the company, trades in a week.Other crypto assets surged. Bitcoin and ethereum both hit new highs yesterday, dogecoin spiked, and digital…

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CDC: Vaccinated people can still get COVID-19, but it’s very rare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified about 5,800 fully vaccinated people who have contracted COVID-19 so far, a fraction of the 66 million Americans who have been vaccinated.Why it matters: The infections, called “breakthrough cases,” are rare. The findings are consistent with previous studies that indicate positive coronavirus cases are extremely unlikely…

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News24.com | ‘Life has come to a halt’ say Mumbai’s famous lunchmen as coronavirus wrecks trade

A health worker wearing protective gear collects a swab sample from a resident during a COBID-19 coronavirus screening at a civic clinic in Dharavi slums, in Mumbai. Indranil Mukher/AFP via Getty Images The famed ‘Dabbawalas’ or lunchbox delivery men of Mumbai who used to deliver 200 000 lunches by bicycle every day, say a loss of…

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News24.com | City Power reveals the cause of frequent power cuts in East Rand

File photo – A City Power employee removing illegal connections at Lakeview informal settlement. City Power will embark on a three-week programme to clear electricity lines servitudes in the Greenstone area.City Power found that power outages were partly caused by powerlines colliding with objects. At least 25 outages have been recorded from the Westfield substation since…

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