OK, this is fuckin SICK.

OK, here’s fuckin’ SICK. NASA/Johns Hopkins, APL/Steve Gribben

Sweden votes in its first female prime minister: Magdalena Andersson shall be the first girl to lead the Scandinavian nation, stories the BBC. Her election came after her celebration did a final-minute care for the opposition Left celebration, and he or she can replace Stefan Lofven as head of the guts-left Social Democrats. Sooner than Andersson’s obtain, Sweden changed into the most easy Nordic nation to have never elected a girl as a first-rate minister.

Weather update: This day, it appears to be like like we can be spared rain, but Thursday will designate the beginning of but some other fucking atmospheric river in Western Washington. Primarily basically based mostly on KOMO, there shall be no longer one but THREE air rivers between now and next week, with the second one coming this weekend. There might be a risk that grand of that rain shall be targeted in areas already heavily suffering from flooding end to the Canadian border. Cope with obtain (and dry) available, bubs!

Excellent for hasten nowadays at some stage within the notify. Few flurries within the mountain passes, but otherwise a dry day nowadays at some stage within the notify. Rain will cross in on Thurs. This shall be rain, excluding for neutral a minute gentle snow within the passes and jap Washington early sooner than it turns to rain.

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— Rich Marriott (@rtmarriott) November 24, 2021

Satisfied Thanksgiving or no topic: With round 20 million of us anticipated to hasten for the shuttle, hospitals are on the purpose of care for an influx of COVID sufferers. The U.S. is seeing over 92,000 contemporary conditions day-to-day with more 1,000 deaths on reasonable each and on on daily basis basis, stories The Guardian. The hope is that vaccinations will support obtain hospitalizations and deaths grand decrease than this time final three hundred and sixty five days. Both draw, hospitals are “hiring as many nurses and clinicians as possible.”

Oh, and a few other well being hazard: Thanksgiving leftovers. You’ve got bought till Monday to consume what’s left of the autumnal feast sooner than the risk of getting a abdominal worm increases.

T-Mobile has to pay up: The Bellevue-basically based fully company will fork over $19.5 million in a settlement with the FCC “over a 12-hour nationwide outage in June 2020 that resulted in hundreds of failed 911 calls,” stories KING 5. As piece of the settlement, T-Mobile also has to commit to improving outage verbal substitute to 911 name centers, no topic which draw.

Washington notify GOP lawmakers are getting litigious: A complete lot of Republican notify representatives are suing four Democratic leaders and Residence Chief Clerk Bernard Dean over COVID-19 insurance policies down at the notify legislature, stories the Seattle Cases. These dinguses convey that contemporary insurance policies, which require lawmakers to demonstrate proof of vaccination to procure onto the Residence floor and guests to demonstrate the same (or else a present harmful test) to sit down within the Residence gallery, “unlawfully limits procure entry to to Residence facilities.” Democratic Speaker Laurie Jinkins said in an announcement that this lawsuit is meritless.

I watched King Richard final night: The biopic starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, Venus and Serena Williams’s father. The film follows Richard as he tries to procure his two daughters out of Compton and onto the legitimate tennis courts. While looking at, I kept retaining my breath out of area the girls wouldn’t create it like I did no longer already know they’re two of the very most attention-grabbing athletes of all time. The movie is colorful (and in fact prolonged), but in fact reminded me of regarded as one of many most easy movies on the fetch:

Deliberations at the McMichael-Bryan trial whisk into second day: Jurors have level-headed no longer attain to any conclusions in trial of Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr., who face charges of killing Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia. Primarily basically based mostly on CNN, nowadays the jurors requested “to search out out about two video clips” from the scene of the taking pictures “moreover the audio of Gregory McMichael’s 911 name that day.”

A test of what’s going to be Earth’s final, easiest hope in opposition to the apocalypse: That is, if the apocalypse came within the invent of a huge asteroid colliding with our planet. Late final night, NASA launched the Double Asteroid Redirection Take a look at (DART) spacecraft from California. Primarily basically based mostly on the Original York Cases, the mission is inserting the 1,200 pound spacecraft heading within the suitable direction to “slam into a cramped asteroid named Dimorphos at 15,000 miles per hour next three hundred and sixty five days” to test whether or no longer humans can alter the direction of a wayward asteroid. Its success would mean there might be one much less thing for anxious of us like me to apprehension about.

Additionally launched nowadays: Russian module Prichal headed for the International Place Place on prime of a Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan earlier this morning, stories Place.com. Look the begin here.

Wish to check your COVID-19 vaccination repute? There might be a QR code for that: Through the online WA Train, Washington notify will “generate a digital vaccination document card that involves a QR code” you would possibly well presumably presumably also scan to consume as proof of vaccination, stories KING 5. The QR code can have your title, date of start, vaccination kinds and dates, and also can be scanned by a Tidy Well being Card reader.

Original Zealand to begin its borders in stages by the tip of April: But, belief, there shall be hella restrictions for guests, in conjunction with a compulsory seven-day isolation, and COVID tests on arrival and departure. And within the united states, the Biden administration will now require all mandatory, non-resident travelers to be fully vaccinated beginning on January 22, inserting them basically based fully on the necessities for leisure travelers.

Lady missing for the previous four days chanced on alive end to Blewett Circulation: After going missing on Thursday, authorities said they discovered 68-three hundred and sixty five days-outdated Lynell McFarland “injured but aware with indicators of hypothermia” inner her broken Mitsubishi Eclipse in a ravine off Toll road 97, stories the Seattle Cases. She changed into then transported to Wenatchee health center to create a paunchy restoration.

Uhhhhhh what? Weekly unemployment claims have dropped to 199,000 as of ultimate week, the bottom that number has been since 1969. Primarily basically based mostly on CNBC, the Labor Department hasn’t given any explanation as to why these numbers are so freaking low, but seen the tumble shall be as a result of “seasonal adjustments.” Persevering with claims also fell this week, down 60,000 to 2.05 million, a contemporary pandemic-era low.

Bookmarking to read later: A belated obituary from the Original York Cases for Ruth Polansky, who “booked concert events at influential nightclubs within the 1980s, bringing exposure to up-and-coming artists like the Smiths and Original Direct.”

To your listening pleasure: Cosha and Shygirl’s “Lapdance from Asia.”

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