And a very Happy Veterans Day to those who fought and continue to fight, those still with us and those we have lost.
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🇵🇱-🇧🇾 The Poland-Belarus border crisis is escalating, with Russia deploying nuclear bombers over ally Belarus. Poland had a closed-door meeting with NATO allies. So, fairly equal shows of support.
⚖️ Kyle Rittenhouse took the stand Wednesday in Wisconsin to testify in his own trial, saying he acted in self-defense. Rittenhouse is on trial for killing two men and wounding a third in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
🚧 Donald Trump is mad that the infrastructure bill didn’t go through when he was president. He didn’t seem to care when he was in the White House.
📉 Tesla CEO Elon Musk unloaded $5 billion dollars worth of Tesla stock. More could be on the way.
🇵🇹 Portugal passed a law to ban employers from texting workers after hours. Muito bem!
👎 YouTube is making its ‘dislike’ button private. You can still click the thumbs down, but only the user will see it.
🌙 NASA won’t go back to the moon until 2025 at the earliest.
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed global cases as of 11:20 a.m. ET on Wednesday: 251,098,380 — Total deaths: 5,068,704 — Total vaccine doses administered: 7,339,893,226
- Taiwan's Pou Chen, the world’s largest manufacturer of branded sports shoes, is facing Covid-related labor shortages that could mean no new Nikes for Christmas.
- Pfizer has asked the U.S. FDA to authorize boosters for all adults 18 and over.
- Actor Matthew McConaughey told CNN his kids aren’t vaccinated and he’s against vaccine mandates for kids. McConaughey also happens to be considering a future run for Texas governor.
- Almost 1 million non-McConaughey U.S. kids ages 5-11 got their first jab as of Wednesday night.