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May 2, 2021

India hits more than 400k COVID-19 cases in one day

How’s it going, America?

On Saturday, India hit a daily record of staggering 400,000 new COVID-19 infections. The country continues to be overwhelmed with the pandemic. Virus, please stop spreading now!

In Oregon, a resurgence of COVID-19 infections has hit the younger population. More residents are becoming ill, even those with no premedical condition. Fears were rising that there could be new, stronger and more contagious COVID-19 variants. 

More and more Americans are going in the stock market as stocks bought by US households climbed to over 41 percent last month. Can somebody teach me how to become rich in investing stocks?

The four astronauts who went to the International Space Station last week had successfully landed back to Earth, thanks to SpaceX’s Dragon capsule. The mini craft parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. Well done, Mr. Elon Musk.

After six weeks of rest following his injury, Lebron James is back at the Los Angeles Lakers lineup. While he said that he was already feeling comfortable, the NBA superstar admitted that he would unlikely achieve getting in 100 percent shape.

He may not be the governor anymore but Californians are showing interest on Arnold Schwarzenegger. People are becoming fond of what the action star slash politician is currently doing. Will he run again for office?

Stay healthy and safe,

Fraser Dixon

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April 23, 2021

Washington, D.C. to become 51st state?

Hello America,

Is Washington D.C. headed for statehood? The Democrat-led House has once again voted on a bill to grant statehood to the US capital with no Republicans voting in favor. But the evenly divided Senate is not likely to make it as the 51st state. Do you know that D.C. has more people than Wyoming or Vermont?

For 2 consecutive days, India has reported the world’s highest single-day new coronavirus infections. On Friday, it reported 332,730 new cases of infections. There is also increasing concerns over new strains that are likely to be more contagious. We still need to follow safety protocols, guys.

It’s been more than a year since the pandemic was declared. Sadly, many burned out health workers are quitting. According to a poll, about 3 in 10 healthcare workers have considered leaving their profession. About 6 in 10 talk about the toll the pandemic has on their mental health while more than 50 percent are just burned out. Salute to all the front-liners across the globe.

A new survey says companies shouldn’t expect their employees to go back to the office after the pandemic. The survey reveals that 58 percent of those who work from home say they would look for a new job if they cannot work remotely. There’s a separate study that says remote work makes employees more productive.

LeBron James received intense backlash after tweeting “YOU’RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY” with an hourglass emoji. The LA Lakers superstar was accused by his critics of using his millions of Twitter followers to target an Ohio, police officer involved in the shooting death of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant. The controversial tweet has since been deleted.

DMX fans, there will be a public memorial for the rapper on Saturday, April 24th. It will be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center but details on how tickets can be purchased have not been announced yet. The legendary rapper died on April 9 after suffering from a heart attack. He was 50. 

Hang in there guys,

Fraser Dixon

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