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Trump administration plans to expand travel ban

(CNN) — The Trump administration is planning to expand its travel ban created nearly a year ago. According to sources familiar with the plans, seven more countries could be included in new immigration restrictions. The current ban suspends refugee resettlement and barred nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries from migrating to the United States. The Administration says the restrictions encourage countries…

New York Times endorses their candidate for the 2020 presidential race

(CNN) — The New York Times has announced their endorsement for the upcoming election. The New York Time Editorial Board endorsed Senators Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the 20-20 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday. By endorsing both candidates the times broke with long standing tradition. The board called Senator Warren a “gifted storyteller” and a “brilliant architect of regulation” and…

President Trump signs disaster declaration to help earthquake devastated Puerto Rico

President Donald trump signs declartion to aid Puerto Rico following a series of earthquakes

(CNN) — Help is now on the way for Puerto Rico… after a series of earthquakes devastated the area. President Trump approved a disaster declaration Thursday that frees up Federal funds for grants that can be used for temporary housing and home repairs. Property owners can also apply for low-cost loans to cover uninsured losses. The assistance covers residents of…

Microsoft goes green, commits to reducing carbon footprint

(CNN) – Microsoft is going green. The software giant is investing one billion dollars to help develop clean technologies. The company has committed to eliminating its carbon footprint by more than half just this year. Some steps it will take include buying enough renewable energy to offset 100% of its electricity consumption by 2025. The company also said it will…

Boeing shows new orders fell by more than half in 2019

The maker of the 737 Max releases new numbers showing a drop in orders after two deadly plane crashes in 2019

(CNN) —Boeing has announced there were more cancellations than new orders in 2019. The company reported its final order numbers and deliveries for 2019 this week. Total orders for commercial jets last year fell by 87 jets and deliveries also tumbled 53% percent from 806 to 380. Boeing says much of that is due to the grounding of the 737…

CDC: E-Coli outbreak linked to romaine ends

(CNN) — health officials say the e-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has finally ended. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the the outbreak, that started in September, ended Wednesday. The romaine lettuce, grown in Salinas, California, infected 167 people across 27 states and hospitalized 85 others. No deaths have…

Truist unveils new logo

(CNN) You’ll soon be seeing a lot of purple around town as Truist revealed its identity. The $28 billion dollar merger of BB&T and Sun Trust was completed in December 2019. Truist says it decided on purple because it’s a mixture of BB&T’s signature burgundy and the blue from Sun Trust’s logo. The banks new logo features two T’s that…