Saturday, November 28, 2020

Biden's cabinet picks send a clear message



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/international-biden-cabinet-1129/

Former top cybersecurity official says Trump firing by tweet was 'not how I wanted to go out'

Christopher Krebs, the former top cybersecurity official, said President Donald Trump's decision to unceremoniously fire him via tweet last week was "not how I wanted to go out."

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/28/politics/chris-krebs-trump-election-security-60-minutes-interview/index.html

Washington Post: White House Budget office moving to reclassify key roles under Trump executive order

Following an executive order President Donald Trump signed last month, the Office of Management and Budget is moving to reclassify 88% of its workforce into a new job classification that would give the federal government more flexibility to fire these employees without going through a lengthy appeals process, The Washington Post reported Friday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/28/politics/federal-workers-white-house-budget-office-trump-administration/index.html

Nurse: Reach out to the frontline workers in your life

Alison Johnson, a registered nurse and director of the critical care unit at Johnson City Medical Center in Tennessee, explains the impact a pandemic makes on hospitals. She tells CNN's Boris Sanchez the mental health toll is as real as coronavirus. If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2020/11/28/coronavirus-frontline-worker-shift-mental-health-impact-icu-nurse-alison-johnson-nr-vpx.cnn

Justice Department rushing to expand execution methods like firing squads for federal death row inmates

The Justice Department has rushed to change the rules around federal death penalties as they expedite a slew of scheduled executions in the final days of the Trump administration, including expanding possible execution methods to include electrocution and death by firing squad.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/27/politics/federal-execution-new-rule-firing-squads/index.html

Black Friday looks very different this year. Here's why analysts are optimistic

Black Friday shopping isn't the same this year with the ongoing pandemic and recession. Traditional brick-and-mortar stores saw a 52% drop in Black Friday traffic compared to last year, according to a report from Sensormatic Solutions.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/28/business/shopping-traffic-online-sales-black-friday/index.html

'God kept me here for my boys': Dad reflects on Covid-19 fight

After Covid-19 infected everyone in their family, Charles and Kirstin Johnson-Nixon are now on a mission to spread awareness about the devastating effects of the disease. CNN's Adrienne Broaddus reports.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2020/11/27/minnesota-johnson-nixon-family-covid-broaddus-dnt-vpx.cnn

Biden's cabinet picks send a clear message

source https://www.cnn.com/collections/international-biden-cabinet-1129/