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Select National News from Thursday:
* CDC allows cruising from U.S. ports beginning June15,
*15% of Americans believe central QAnon theory: poll!

CDC to allow big-ship cruising from U.S. ports to restart in June
Pictured: Celebrity’s Edge.
Credit: The Points Guy


+ The Points Guy: CDC to allow big-ship cruising from U.S. ports to restart in June

+ The Points Guy: Don’t be a jerk on a flight; there are no more second chances this summer

+ Associated Press: Earth inches closer to a dangerous climate tipping point in the next five years, scientists say – In a new report released on Thursday by the World Meteorological Organization, scientists warn there is a 40% chance that at least one of the next five years will temporarily reach 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than pre-industrial times. This increase would “push past the temperature limit the Paris climate agreement is trying to prevent.”

+ The New York Times morning report: The virus lab-leak theory, WHY NOW? “Two weeks ago, 18 scientists wrote a letter to the journal Science calling for a new investigation and describing both the animal-to-human theory and the lab-leak theory as “viable.” And three scientists who last year dismissed the lab-leak explanation as a conspiracy theory have told The Wall Street Journal that they now consider it plausible.” Read more

+ RAIR Foundation: French virologist and recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Luc Montagnier: Did NOT Say Vaccine Would Kill People in Two Years – Here’s What he DID Say (Video)

+ The Hill: 15 percent of Americans believe central QAnon theory: poll [Ed. note: Q stopped posting December 8, 2020. And what happened to the QAnon’s fervor for Support the Children? Yesterday’s news! hmmm.]

+ Common Dreams: Environmentalists Warn Biden Not to Abandon Climate Plans to Appease Republicans

+ McClatchy News: Facebook won’t remove posts claiming COVID-19 is human-made

+ AARP: 5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System – Science-backed tips for strengthening your immune response quickly and effectively

+ AARP: 5 Key Ways to Lose Weight After 50

+ McClatchy News: Nearly half of COVID patients left hospital with loss of physical abilities, study finds

+ Associated Press: Can employers make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory?

+ US News: QAnon Slogans Disappearing From Mainstream Sites, Say Researchers

+ The New York Times: QAnon Now as Popular in U.S. as Some Major Religions, Poll Suggests


The Hill: Federal prosecutors probing if Ukraine meddled in 2020 election: NYT [“and influence it in favor of former President Trump through his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.]

CNN: Trump appointee on West Point Board spreads conspiracy that Biden is replacing White people of European ancestry

The Washington Post: Trump, Giuliani, Oath Keepers ask judge to dismiss Capitol riot lawsuit

Salon: Trump Org. witness says she faces eviction for speaking out about alleged crimes

The Daily Kos: Trump’s legal time bombs primed to explode on Republicans just in time for 2022

Politico: Team Trump sees a political upside to his mounting legal troubles – They will cast doubt on the investigators, deflect to other issues, and claim it is all a partisan “witch hunt.”

The Daily Kos: Proud Boy tries to downplay role in Jan. 6 riots, mourns loss of government benefits while in jail

Los Angeles Times: Former House Speaker Paul Ryan to urge GOP to return to Reaganism, end Trump fixation

MSNBC: How pro-Trump extremists are planning to take over the country, state by state

MSNBC: Republicans are behaving like ballots belong to them now. That’s dangerous for democracy.

Posted by Steve on May 28, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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