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Epazz DeskFlex Room Booking Software is Receiving Increased Demand from Universities and Colleges Struggling to Reopen after COVID-19 Lockdowns

Epazz DeskFlex Room Booking Software is Receiving Increased Demand from Universities and Colleges Struggling to Reopen after COVID-19 Lockdowns

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DeskFlex Course Scheduling Software for universities receives more requests from schools, colleges and universities to reopen safely amidst the coronavirus pandemicCHICAGO, United States of America, September 22, 2020/ -- Epazz, Inc. (https://www.Epazz.com/) (OTC: EPAZ), a mission-critical provider of cloud-based business solutions, announced today that DeskFlex room booking software for universities (https://bit.ly/2RPxpPq) is receiving a growing number of requests from schools, colleges and universities that are struggling to reopen their campuses after COVID-19 lockdowns.Many educational institutions are seeking tools and technologies to help manage social distancing (https://bit.ly/2ROtuSM) and contact tracing in order to go back to school. DeskFlex’s room booking software has an...
Trump starts a verbal war with the sixth-richest woman in the world for her ties to The Atlantic

Trump starts a verbal war with the sixth-richest woman in the world for her ties to The Atlantic

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New York --- President Donald Trump is coming after Laurene Powell Jobs, the philanthropist billionaire who owns a majority stake in The Atlantic. The sixth-richest woman in the world, Jobs is the widow of Apple (AAPL) co-founder Steve Jobs.Trump said Laurene Powell Jobs, who has a net worth of $33.3 billion according to Bloomberg and $20.2 billion, according to Forbes, is "wasting money" Steve Jobs left her after he died by owning the magazine that published a damaging report about him last week. Steve Jobs would not be happy that his wife is wasting money he left her on a failing Radical Left Magazine that is run by a con man (Goldberg) and spews FAKE NEWS & HATE. Call her, write her, let her know how you feel!!! https://t.co/wwuoP85bQE— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)&nb...
El Chapo´s lawyers appeal against his US drug conspiracy conviction

El Chapo´s lawyers appeal against his US drug conspiracy conviction

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Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman wants his US drug conspiracy conviction thrown out. An appeal filed on Friday argues that a judge made rulings allowing a jury to hear faulty evidence at Guzman’s trial.  It also cites reports that before reaching a guilty verdict, some jurors sought out news accounts about sex abuse allegations against him that were barred from the trial.  ‘Chapo Guzman’s prosecution was marred by rampant excess and overreach, both governmental and judicial – needless resorts if he was really the kingpin extraordinaire his adversaries insisted,’ Guzman’s lawyers said in the 245-page appeal, which was presented to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York.   The former leader of Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa drug ...
Trump insists that we won’t meet with Jacob Blake’s family

Trump insists that we won’t meet with Jacob Blake’s family

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Washington --- President Donald Trump is not going to meet with Jacob Blake's family in Wisconsin because they wanted to involve lawyers, he said at a news conference on Monday.Blake, a Black man, was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, sparking demonstrations in the city. Trump will visit Kenosha on Tuesday."Well, I spoke to the (family's) pastor ... and I thought it would be better not to do anything where there were lawyers involved. They wanted me to speak. They wanted to have lawyers involved and I thought that was inappropriate, so I didn't do that. But I did speak with the pastor of the family," Trump said. The President said he and the pastor had "a great talk," adding, "I may at some point do that, but they did have a lawyer that wanted to be on the phone and I said no. ...
People Power mourn the passing of their diaspora mobiliser

People Power mourn the passing of their diaspora mobiliser

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A People Power comrade and mobilisor in USA Chicago has passed on. Jeremiah Lubega famously know has Chinque succumbed to a brian tumor last night. According to a pal, one Edwin Kabiito,Chinque has been experiencing rapid headaches and every time he could go to the hospital, he was given painkillers and told maybe the chemical used at his work place was the one affecting him. Jeremiah Lubega (left) famously know has Chinque posing for a photo with Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu when the MP visited USA recently “He had been scanned several times and the tumor wasn’t seen. The same hospital yesterday scanned him and said he had a tumor and the only way to save him was to operate him immediately or let him die. When the operation was carried out, it was successful and...
Celebrities mourn ‘King’ Chadwick Boseman

Celebrities mourn ‘King’ Chadwick Boseman

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Hollywood is mourning the death of Chadwick Boseman, who died at the age of 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. The actor's family confirmed his passing in a statement on Aug. 28. "Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV," the family said. "⁣A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much." They went on to list some of Chadwick's most memorable works, including Marshall and Da 5 Bloods, as well as Black Panther, which they noted "was the honor of his career." The statement continued: "He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. ⁣The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to re...
Kanye West has qualified to appear on the ballot paper

Kanye West has qualified to appear on the ballot paper

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Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Virginia’s presidential ballot in November, according to state election officials. Elections officials confirmed Friday evening that West will appear on the ballot as an independent after verifying he submitted 5,000 petition signatures from Virginia voters. Last week, West tweeted that he had qualified for to appear on the ballot. Since then, officials have been validating his paperwork, including verifying that West’s operation filed at least 200 signatures from each of the state’s 11 congressional districts. It wasn’t immediately apparent what impact West’s presence on the ballot might have in Virginia or whether he has any intentions of campaigning in the state. An email and phone call to the address and number listed ...
U.S. top General assures congress that military won’t intervene in upcoming elections

U.S. top General assures congress that military won’t intervene in upcoming elections

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Washington --- America's most senior general, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, told members of Congress that the military will not play a role in November's election and won't help settle any disputes if the results are contested. "The Constitution and laws of the US and the states establish procedures for carrying out elections, and for resolving disputes over the outcome of elections ... I do not see the US military as part of this process," Milley said in a letter released on Friday responding to questions from two members of the House Armed Services Committee. "In the event of a dispute over some aspect of the elections, by law U.S. courts and the U.S. Congress are required to resolve any disputes, not the U.S. Military," Milley added. "I believe deeply...
U.S. : Police names an officer who shot Jacob Blake

U.S. : Police names an officer who shot Jacob Blake

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Wisconsin's attorney general has named the officer who shot a black man on Sunday, sparking days of demonstrations. Josh Kaul told reporters on Wednesday that Rusten Sheskey shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back as he opened the door of his car. Officers found a knife in Mr Blake's car, he added, but no other weapons. The shooting has sparked a wave of protests in recent days, some of which have turned violent. A 17-year-old was arrested on Wednesday after two people were killed and another injured amid unrest on Tuesday night. Mr Blake is recovering in hospital and is conscious, but his lawyers fear it will take a "miracle" for him to walk again. US President Donald Trump has since sent federal law enforcement to Kenosha, tweeting they were to combat "looting, arson,...
Trump to host funeral for brother at White House

Trump to host funeral for brother at White House

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President Donald Trump will have family and friends join him Friday at the White House for a funeral service for his brother, Robert Trump, who died last Friday. Robert Trump's body will also be driven to the White House from New York for the ceremony, according to sources familiar with the arrangements, which are expected to remain private. U.S. President, Donald Trump hugging his brother Robert Trump recently The last time a deceased body was brought to the White House was for the funeral services of President John F. Kennedy after he was assassinated in Dallas in November 1963. The last time that remains were brought to the White House for a funeral there for a private citizen was in 1936 for Louis Howe, an adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ...
“Voting Trump to office was U.S.’s worst mistake ever”, says Obama

“Voting Trump to office was U.S.’s worst mistake ever”, says Obama

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Former First Lady Michelle Obamahas slammed Donald Trump as the "wrong president for our country" as she urged Americans to "vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it". In remarks at the Democratic National Convention, Mrs Obama offered a sharp rebuke of the Trump presidency, telling viewers he “has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head”. “He cannot meet this moment,” she told the convention on Monday, held online due to Covid-19. She added that “if you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me, they can”. Mrs Obama emphasised the need for all Americans to vote, making reference to the voters who stayed home in 2016 and helped deliver Mr Trump victory that year, even as he lost th...
Air Force One reportedly nearly hit by a drone

Air Force One reportedly nearly hit by a drone

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Air Force One, with Donald Trump aboard, was nearly struck on Sunday night as it approached a military airport outside Washington, according to reports. The aircraft appeared yellow and cross-shaped, and came near the executive jet around 5:54 p.m. on Sunday, according to wire reports. Mr Trump was returning from a long weekend at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort. He also visited his younger brother, Robert Trump, who passed away Saturday night in a New York hospital. The drone did not strike Air Force One. Federal safety officials have struggled investigating such events. One reason is most commercial drones are small and weigh only a few pounds. Some military aircraft have been hit by them, but were not taken down or seriously damaged. The remotel...
Kamala Harris proved why she is suit for Vice-Presidency

Kamala Harris proved why she is suit for Vice-Presidency

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When Kamala Harris appeared with Joe Biden on Wednesday as his running mate for the first time, she showed why he had chosen her. Gliding past President Donald Trump's sexist depictions of her as "mean" and "nasty," the senator from California shredded Trump's White House record with the agility that comes from her years as a courtroom prosecutor. Yet she delivered those critiques with bright notes of hope and optimism -- accentuated by the smiles that are expected from female politicians." The President's mismanagement of the pandemic has plunged us into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and we're experiencing a moral reckoning with racism and systemic injustice that has brought a new coalition of conscience to the streets of our country demanding change," Harris s...
President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Dominican Republic to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Luis Abinader

President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Dominican Republic to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Luis Abinader

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President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Dominican Republic to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Luis Abinader on August 16, 2020, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Honorable Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: The Honorable Robin S. Bernstein, United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic The Honorable Michael G. Kozak, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State. Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona is a Dominican economist and politician who is the current President-elect of the Dominican Republic. He served as the Modern Revolutionary Party candidate for President of the Dominican Republic in the...
THE US: Trump escorted out of briefing as man shot near White House

THE US: Trump escorted out of briefing as man shot near White House

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US Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who was apparently armed outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump, after being briefly whisked away in the middle of a press conference. A 51-year-old male approached a Secret Service officer standing at the corner of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, one block from the White House, according to Tom Sullivan, the chief of the Secret Service Uniformed Division. The suspect told the officer he had a weapon and ran "aggressively" towards him, drawing an object out of his clothes, Sullivan said in a statement that was broadcast on Twitter. He then assumed a "shooter's stance" as if he intended to fire, whereupon the Secret Service officer shot him in the torso, Sullivan added. Officers on the scene administered fi...
WWE: Fans left in shock as Bray Wyatt attacks Alexa Bliss

WWE: Fans left in shock as Bray Wyatt attacks Alexa Bliss

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Bray Wyatt has broken his silence following his attack on Alexa Bliss. As seen on this week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown in Orlando, Florida at the WWE Performance Center on FOX, the main event saw Bayley successfully retain the SmackDown Women’s Title over Nikki Cross. Post-match, Bliss went to console Cross but Cross shoved her and then walked away. This led to Bray Wyatt, who was portraying his Fiend character, appearing to apply the Mandible Claw on Bliss as the show went off the air. WWE Superstar Alexa Bliss, (right) trying to comfort her tag team partner Nicki Gross after she had lost a Smackdown championship match to Bayley The belief is that this angle was done as a way to play off Bliss’ appearance in the Wyatt Swamp Fight at the WWE E...
THE US: President Trump comments on  banning TikTok in the US

THE US: President Trump comments on banning TikTok in the US

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President Donald Trump has announced he is banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok in the US. He told reporters he could sign an executive order as early as Saturday. US security officials have expressed concern that the app, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, could be used to collect the personal data of Americans. The fast-growing app has up to 80 million active monthly users in America and the ban would be a major blow for ByteDance. "As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States," Mr Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. TikTok spokesperson Hilary McQuaide declined to comment on the move but said the company was "confident in the long-term success of TikTok", the Washington Post reports. Source: BBC
THE US: President Trump suggests a delay in the presidential election over coronavirus fears

THE US: President Trump suggests a delay in the presidential election over coronavirus fears

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested delaying the 2020 election, in which he is currently lagging badly in the polls, citing the coronavirus and what he said would be "fraudulent" voting."Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" Trump asked in a tweet."With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA," the tweet said. Only Congress can change the election date, which is set by law on November 3. With Democrats ruling the lower House, that seems highly unlikely to happen.Trump has previously insisted that he sees no problem going ahead with the election, where he faces Democratic challenger Joe Biden.The corona...
THE USA: Former  presidential candidate Herman dies of COVID-19

THE USA: Former presidential candidate Herman dies of COVID-19

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Herman Cain, a US businessman and onetime Republican presidential candidate, has died after a month-long battle with coronavirus, his website announced. He was 74.Cain died in an Atlanta-area hospital, where he was admitted in early July, according to Newsmax, where he had been set to launch a weekly television program."Herman Cain - our boss, our friend, like a father to so many of us - has passed away," the editor of his website wrote. "Although he was basically pretty healthy in recent years, he was still in a high-risk group because of his history with cancer," the statement said.Cain was born in December 1945 in Tennessee and raised in Atlanta by a domestic worker mother and chauffeur father. The Navy veteran established himself in the corporate world with stints at Pillsbury a...
Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid, Gobert, Jokić, Sabonis, Siakam Aand Simmons headline Global Reach of 2019-20 NBA Season Restart

Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid, Gobert, Jokić, Sabonis, Siakam Aand Simmons headline Global Reach of 2019-20 NBA Season Restart

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NEW YORK, United States of America, July 30, 2020/ -- 22 Teams Participating in Season Restart Feature 89 International Players from 34 Countries and Territories; all 22 Teams Feature At Least One International Player; 12 African-Born Players on Season Restart Rosters; 88 Seeding Games Include 41 Primetime Games in Latin America and 40 Primetime Games in Europe, the Middle East and AfricaThe 2019-20 NBA season restart (https://on.nba.com/2X8BGQX) will reach fans in 215 countries and territories in 47 languages on their televisions, computers, mobile phones and tablets, highlighting a whole new game with a more connected and immersive experience for fans.  This includes the 88 “seeding games” beginning July 30 as well as behind-the-scenes coverage and interviews from ESPN Wide Wo...