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Sri Lanka official who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive

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President Biden's Cabinet choices are signs of a new era in Washington

Along with a new president and vice president, the federal government will be led by fresh faces in charge of Cabinet-level departments and offices. Those top appointees require Senate approval, a process that began last week. President Biden's ...

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Alphabet pulls plug on cell phone balloon business


Alphabet is shutting down Loon after concluding the business, which offers balloons as an alternative to cell towers, is not commercially viable, Google’s parent company said last week. Founded in 2011, Loon aimed to bring connectivity to areas of th...

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This week's word in the news: UNITY

DEFINITION:

A condition of harmony; the quality or state of being made one

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
I know speaking of unity can sound to some like a foolish fantasy these days.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 01/25/2021

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Was a 2nd impeachment justified?

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