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Good morning everyone, and happy Monday. To those of you who are already on vacation, have fun — we’re all jealous.
Late last night, the second Covid stimulus bill was announced. The total package was worth a combined $900Bn, and features direct payments of up to $600 per adult (& child), $284Bn for PPP loans, $25Bn for rental assistance, and $82Bn for education providers. Oh, and they also passed a new $1.4Tn spending bill so the government won’t shut down.
After the confirmation that a new strain of Covid had been found in the UK, many countries in the EU began to ban entry from the country. Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, and the Netherlands were the first wave of countries to do so, however it may be too late. Yesterday Italy announced that they had also confirmed their first case... who came in on a flight from the UK.
In a year marred by uncertainty, college football still moved forward at every opportunity. As the conferences wrapped up their championship games yesterday, the CFB committee released their penultimate (and controversial) rankings, with Alabama, Clemson, and Ohio State, and Notre Dame all cracking the top four and receiving bids to the playoffs.
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What’s the best kind of wine? Trick question — the best kind of wine is discounted wine! And it’s even better if you don’t have to go to the store to buy it. Winetext.com is the only way to shop if you’re a wine lover.
Apple has now been forced to temporarily close more than a quarter of its physical footprint in the United States due to Covid concerns. As Apple Stores bring in more revenue per square foot than any other physical store, this is a huge blow to the tech giant in one of the busiest shopping weeks of the year.
And you’re using it in some capacity to read this — yesterday was the anniversary of the first website, which debuted in 1990. The site in question? A rather meta description of what the world wide web is.
Have a great rest of your day, and we’ll see you tomorrow bright and early!
-The 90 Second News Team
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