Happy Monday. People in Wales got an angry squirrel for Christmas. The gray squirrel injured 18 people in two days. So maybe it’s time to stop complaining about my undercooked Christmas muffins, OKAY?!
the squirrel in question credit: nypost
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⚖️ A New York jury found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five of six counts for helping Jeffrey Epstein sex traffic minors.
💉 The flu is BACK. After taking a year off, it looks like this season is going to be typically brutal, with two child deaths already recorded.
🇮🇱 Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Israel Tuesday, agreeing to “confidence-building measures” to reduce tensions in the West Bank. This was followed Wednesday by the first exchange of fire on the Gaza Strip in months.
🇦🇫 The U.S. named Rina Amiri special envoy to help fight for Afghan women. The Taliban recently banned women from traveling long distances without a male escort, adding a little more to fight.
🎆 New York Mayor Eric Adams was sworn in seven minutes after midnight January 1 in Times Square, because he’s the New Yorkiest mayor to ever New York.
💨 A rare winter wildfire in the suburbs between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, destroyed almost 1,000 homes and buildings. There have been no deaths reported, but two people are still missing.
📺 After a few days off for Clayton's New Year's Eve birthday and the new year festivities, Morning Invest is back at 9AM Eastern. We hope you'll join us right here.
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed U.S. cases as of 2:15 pm ET on Sunday: 54,968,925 — Total deaths: 825,982