White House returns $2 billion from Trump’s border wall to the military. The former president built 52 miles, at an average cost of $46 million per mile.

Summary List Placement The White House on Friday pulled more than $2 billion in funding the former administration had diverted for its southern border wall project, sending the money back to the military.  President Donald Trump had pitched a “big, beautiful wall” along the border between the US and Mexico. The White House on Friday said the project had taken attention away from “genuine security challenges, like drug smuggling and human trafficking.” “Building a massive wall that spans the entire southern border and costs American taxpayers billions of dollars is not a serious policy solution or responsible use of federal funds,” The White House Office of Management and Budget said in… Read More

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I visited one of the most iconic neighborhood bars in NYC after it reopened — here’s what it was like

Summary List Placement In a city like New York, there’s no shortage of neighborhood bars. And while everyone has their favorite, for me, Bemelman’s Bar will always be emblematic of the quintessential New York City experience.  I recently spent a Friday night in late May at the iconic bar at The Carlyle, the Upper East Side hotel of choice for visiting celebrities and fashionable New Yorkers. Unlike most Friday nights over the past 14 months spent at home in my pajamas with my partner and two pugs, it’s now a post-COVID New York City, where donning my signature white tuxedo and going out for drinks and a little live music… Read More

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Suicide attempts among teen girls spiked by about 51% during the pandemic, the CDC says

Summary List Placement Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says teen girl suicide attempts increased drastically during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The study, published Friday, found that suspected suicide attempts among girls aged 12 to 17 went up by 50.6% between February 21 and March 20 of this year, compared to the same time period in 2019 before the pandemic. Suicide attempts among boys of the same age range also went up but by 3.7%. “Self-reported suicide attempts are consistently higher among adolescent females than among males, and research before the COVID-19 pandemic indicated that young females had both higher and increasing rates of ED visits for suicide… Read More

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Make Amazon dropshipping and private labels your ultimate business launch pad with this training

TLDR: The 2021 Complete Amazon Dropshipping and Private Label Master Class Bundle can help you launch a new side hustle with Amazon that you can grow into thousands a month. Kate was a journalist and salesperson who’d never considered starting her own business before. But after learning about dropshipping, Kate launched an anime-themed online storefront – and soon was making $32,000 a month. Meanwhile, Zach went from being an ecommerce newbie to making $23,000 in Amazon sales in just 5 months after launching his own stable of private label products. No road to riches is easy, but understanding how successful… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Why tensions remain between Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron, despite their warm body language

What recent comments by the French president reveal about the future of the transatlantic relationship.  As usual for such a gathering, the ongoing G7 summit in Cornwall mostly takes place behind closed doors, away from the cameras. So it can be tempting for commentators to extrapolate observations from the optics of leaders’ photo calls and walkabouts. Yesterday, at both the official welcome at the beach in Carbis Bay in Cornwall and a drinks reception including the British royals at the Eden Project eco-park, many were struck by the warm body language between Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden.  Photographed and filmed with their arms around each other’s backs and deep in conversation,… Read More

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