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  • Greenhouse gas concentrations hit record last year, UN says

    10/25/2021 10:21:38 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/25/2021 | Monique Beals
    Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a record high last year despite temporary declines during the pandemic. Greenhouse gas concentrations grew at a faster pace than the annual average from 2011 through 2020, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) Greenhouse Gas Bulletin published Monday. Specifically, levels of carbon dioxide, the most important greenhouse gas, surged to 149 percent of the pre-industrial level or the levels before 1750, when humans “started disrupting Earth’s natural equilibrium.”
  • GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Shatters Fundraising Record, Nearly $60 Million for House GOP

    10/13/2021 8:25:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/13/2021 | Jacob Bliss
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Tuesday his new record-breaking fundraising total of nearly $60 million banked for the House Republicans in the first three-quarters of the 2022 election cycle. McCarthy revealed he brought in a record-breaking $57.8 million so far his cycle, in the first nine months of 2021, as the Republicans are trying to continue their momentum to unseat Democrats and take back the House in the midterms.
  • Australian state reports daily record of COVID-19 cases

    10/08/2021 7:44:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/08/2021 | Lexi Lonas
    The Australian state of Victoria reported its highest daily record of COVID-19 cases on Friday. Victoria reported 1,838 new cases and five new deaths, becoming the ninth consecutive day the state has seen more than 1,000 cases reported, The Associated Press reported. The state with the second-highest population in the country has more than 16,000 current active coronavirus cases.
  • Record number of container ships waiting off California coast

    08/31/2021 9:17:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | 08/31/2021 | Will Feuer
    A record number of container ships are stuck waiting to enter California’s two largest ports as labor shortages and COVID-19 disruptions continue to roil a supply chain that’s being pushed to its limits ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. A total of 46 freight ships are at anchor or in a drift area waiting to enter the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Marine Exchange of Southern California, which operates the Vessel Traffic Service for those two ports, reported late Monday evening. “Trend at anchor and in drift areas is essentially steady next 3 days,” the group...
  • Scientists calculate pi to a new record of 62.8 TRILLION figures

    08/17/2021 3:45:42 AM PDT · by Libloather · 56 replies
    Daily Mail via MSN ^ | 8/17/21 | Ryan Morrison
    Pi has been calculated to an astonishing 62.8 trillion figures by a team of Swiss scientists who spent 108 days working it up - 3.5 times as fast as the previous record. The previous record was calculated to 50 trillion figures, and was set in 2020, said experts from Graubuenden University of Applied Sciences in Chur, Switzerland. Researchers haven't revealed the exact numbers involved in the extra 12.8 trillion digits, as they are waiting on the Guinness Book of Records to certify their achievement, but say the final 10 digits they discovered are '7817924262'. The number π (pi) is a...
  • Florida hits record number for Covid patients in hospital

    08/02/2021 6:13:01 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | 08/02/2021 | Patrick O'Reilly
    Florida hit a grim high on Sunday for the daily number of Coronavirus patients admitted to the hospital. A total of 10,207 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Florida on Sunday, the highest number in the state one day after breaking its record for single-day new cases. The Sunshine State now leads the nation in per-capita hospitalizations for the virus after averaging 1,525 adult hospitalizations per day and 35 pediatric hospitalizations per day over the past week, the Associated Press reported. The previous record had been set on July 23, 2020, over a year ago, when Florida reported 10,170 hospitalizations....
  • California to offer digital vaccination record residents can use as proof of inoculation

    06/18/2021 4:14:22 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    The state’s public health and technology departments said the new tool allows Californians access to their COVID-19 vaccination records from the state’s immunization registry... To access the information, Californians will enter into a state website their name, date of birth and email or phone associated with their vaccine records
  • Biden sets record for weekends away from White House just 4 months in

    05/31/2021 4:47:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Less than six months into a tenure bogged down by the coronavirus pandemic, soaring gun violence and a crisis at the southern border, President Joe Biden has already spent more weekends away from the White House than any of his modern predecessors at the same point in their term. Speaking with CNN under the condition of anonymity, a source familiar with the president's thinking said Biden sees the White House 'more like a Monday-through-Friday kind of place.' The building that was once home to nearly all of Biden's predecessors, including his former boss President Barack Obama, is now more like...
  • 57 Week Low in New Covid 19 Cases

    05/23/2021 7:29:37 PM PDT · by traderrob6 · 30 replies
    Worldometer ^ | 5/23/21 | traderrob
    It has been a total of 57 weeks going all the way back to March 23rd 2020 since we have recorded a newly reported Covid 19 infection number this LOW.....13,541!
  • A Record Number of Small Businesses Say They Can’t Find Enough Workers

    05/11/2021 7:32:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/11/2021 | John Carney
    The growth of small businesses in the U.S. was held back in April because small businesses could not find enough workers, the National Federation of Independent Businesss said Tuesday. “Small business owners are seeing a growth in sales but are stunted by not having enough workers,” said NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg. “Finding qualified employees remains the biggest challenge for small businesses and is slowing economic growth. Owners are raising compensation, offering bonuses and benefits to attract the right employees.”
  • High school track star breaks 800-meter school record, falls face-first at finish line as mask restricts breathing

    04/28/2021 8:04:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 04/28/2021 | Scott Boyd
    Young people are far less susceptible to both Covid-19 infections as well as serious symptoms. Healthy people, such as track and field stars, are also considered to be safer than most. Being outside away from others is a surefire way to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Why, then, did Oregon force high school junior track star Maggie Williams to wear a face mask while competing?It’s an asinine policy that has thankfully been reconsidered, but only after Williams passed out at the finish line of a record-breaking race.Oregon high school junior breaks 800-meter school record and falls face-first at finish line...
  • RNC Sets March Record, Raises Nearly $18 Million

    04/20/2021 1:24:15 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/2021 | Kyle Morris
    The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised $17.8 million in donations throughout the month of March, a new record for the month in an off cycle. According to the RNC, the committee raised $44.4 million during the first quarter, months January through March
  • GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Announces Record $27 Million Haul for House GOP

    04/09/2021 6:04:48 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/09/2021 | Jacob Bliss
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (D-CA) announced a record haul of campaign contributions Thursday night, showing he raised over $27 million. McCarthy single-handedly raked in a massive amount of campaign cash to take back the House from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) socialist and partisan agenda.
  • Ghost-Gun Company Raided by Federal Agents

    12/11/2020 11:09:43 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12/11/20 | Zusha Elinson
    Federal agents on Thursday raided one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of ghost-gun parts, a sign that federal law enforcement is cracking down on kits that allow people to make weapons at home. The raid target, Nevada-based Polymer80, is suspected of illegally manufacturing and distributing firearms, failing to pay taxes, shipping guns across state lines and failing to conduct background investigations, according to an application for a search warrant unsealed Thursday after the raid took place. The probe focuses on Polymer80’s “Buy Build Shoot Kit,” which includes the parts to build a “ghost” handgun. The kit, which Polymer80 sells online,...
  • October deadliest month in Missouri for virus; hospitalizations hit record

    11/05/2020 10:33:44 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    stltoday ^ | 11/05/2020 | Annika Merrilees
    ST. LOUIS — October became the deadliest month for Missouri in the coronavirus pandemic as fatalities statewide rose to 618 for the month, surpassing September, with the toll still likely to climb. At the same time Wednesday, Missouri reported another grim record: The state’s seven-day total hospitalization average rose to 1,604, marking the first time that number has surpassed 1,600. Missouri hospitalization data lags three days, and not every hospital reports every day.
  • US sets record with over 77,000 COVID cases in one day

    10/23/2020 9:09:03 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 130 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/23/2020 | Lia Eustachewich
    More than 77,000 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the US on Thursday alone — setting a new record for daily infections, statistics show. Thursday’s numbers — 77,640 new cases — eclipsed the previous record set on July 29, when 75,723 new cases were reported, according to a tally by NBC News. A total of 921 coronavirus-related deaths were also reported on Thursday.
  • Coronavirus live updates: Fauci sets record straight on masks after debate

    09/30/2020 12:51:16 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 65 replies
    abcnews.go ^ | 09/30/2020 | Jon Haworth and Emily Shapiro
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says President Donald Trump's claims on Fauci's stance on masks were "taken out of context" at Tuesday's presidential debate. During the debate Trump claimed Fauci initially said "masks are not good. Then he changed his mind." When Democratic nominee Joe Biden said if all Americans wore masks, and social-distanced between now and January, 100,000 lives could be saved, Trump responded, "Dr. Fauci said the opposite
  • Fourth day of record COVID-19 deaths in Florida

    07/31/2020 9:24:19 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    heraldtribune ^ | 07/31/2020 | Staff Report
    The Florida Department of Health announced 9,007 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 470,386 since the pandemic began. For the fourth day, the number of reported deaths of Florida residents broke a record. On Friday 257 new deaths were reported, surpassing Thursday’s single-day record increase. It’s the third day in a row with more than 200 new deaths. COVID-19 deaths in Florida are at 6,843 for Florida residents since the pandemic began. Manatee County had six new deaths reported, to bring total deaths to 182. One...
  • Florida Just Broke the Single-Day Record for New Coronavirus Cases in the USA

    07/12/2020 9:16:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/12/2020 | Beth Baumann
    The Florida Department of Health on Sunday reported 15,299 new Wuhan coronavirus cases. This is the largest number of cases reported in a single day. The record was previously held by New York when they reported 12,274 new cases, TIME reported. The reason Florida saw an uptick in positive cases is because they also had a record-breaking number of tests that were conducted. The state currently has 269,811 positive infections. In total, 18,271 people were hospitalized as a result of the virus. As of now, 2,576,813 people have been tested for the Wuhan coronavirus. That puts the Sunshine State's infection...
  • Texas Shatters Daily Record With Over 10,000 New Coronavirus Cases

    07/08/2020 6:26:14 AM PDT · by Morpheus2009 · 154 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 8, 2020 | Sophie Lewis
    Texas has once again broken its single-day record for new coronavirus cases. The state reported 10,028 new cases Tuesday as officials warned that hospitals are reaching capacity. The previous daily record was 8,260 new cases on July 4. There are now more than 200,000 cases across the state, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The state also set a new record for single-day deaths, with 60.