US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militia structures

The strikes mark the military’s first known action under President Joe Biden. The site was not specifically tied to the rocket attacks, but were believed to be used by Iranian-backed Shia militias operating in the region. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that the strikes took place “at President Biden’s direction” and were authorized not just … Read more

$15 minimum wage not allowed in Biden’s Covid relief bill, Senate official says

A protester attends a rally held by fast food workers and supporters to celebrate the California Labor Commissioner’s order for the company to rehire and compensate workers who went on strike for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) protections, in Los Angeles, California, February 18, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Democrats cannot include a $15 per hour minimum … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Beyond Meat, Etsy, Virgin Galactic & more

A staff member displays a burger with a Beyond Meat plant-based patty at VeggieWorld fair in Beijing, China November 8, 2019. Jason Lee | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Thursday: Beyond Meat – Beyond Meat shares rose as much as 14.7% in volatile trading on news that the plant-based … Read more

Poor Leicester shocked by Slavia Prague

Slavia Prague were winless in all five of their previous visits to England, with their four losses coming against different sides – Leeds United in 1999-2000, Tottenham Hotspur in 2006-07, Arsenal in 2007-08 and Chelsea in 2018-19 Leicester were dumped out of the Europa League by Czech side Slavia Prague after turning in a miserable … Read more

Masks Vital to Stopping COVID at Gyms

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you think you can safely exercise without your mask in a gym during the pandemic, two new government reports show you are mistaken. Coronavirus outbreaks at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu last summer were likely the result of … Read more

Longer Allergy Season, Pollen Travels Farther

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer the itchy, sneezy, wheezy consequences of seasonal allergies, you’re probably painfully aware that pollen season is starting earlier and lasting longer than ever. It’s an upshot of climate change, and new research from Germany offers an explanation for … Read more

These are your best, most secure VPN options

For millions of people, working remotely has become the new norm — which means it’s more important than ever to secure your information with a VPN. However, the VPN market has been growing exponentially, which can make it challenging to sort through the options to find the best VPN service to meet your particular needs.   That’s why we’ve … Read more