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Sunday January 3rd, 2021 night edition

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Mitch McConnell's Louisville home vandalized following his blockage of $2,000 stimulus checks.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Louisville home was vandalized early Saturday morning following his blocking of $2,000 stimulus checks to most Americans.

McConnell said in a statement Saturday morning that “I’ve spent my career fighting for the First Amendment and defending peaceful protest.

I appreciate every Kentuckian who has engaged in the democratic process whether they agree with me or not.".

We just hope our neighbors in Louisville aren’t too inconvenienced by this radical tantrum.”.

: As Mitch McConnell blocks stimulus check Senate vote, Americans use memes to ask for $2,000.

That legislation includes the $600 checks most Americans are set to receive, with some beginning to do so. »

Sen. Mitch McConnell's home in Kentucky vandalized

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The Louisville home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was reportedly vandalized overnight.

A photo posted to Twitter shows another message spray-painted on the window of his home.

"Unidentified suspect(s) had painted graffiti on the garage door and left a pig's head on the sidewalk," they said. »

How Individuals With Dark Personality Traits are Reacting to COVID-19

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Individuals filled out a series of questionnaires regarding their personalities and thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dark personality traits, including narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, were measured using the Dirty Dozen questionnaire.

This study showed that dark personality traits significantly predicted affect, thoughts, and behaviors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. »

62 Percent of Americans Blame GOP, Trump for $2K Stimulus Checks Stalemate: Poll

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A 62 percent majority of Americans said they blame congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump for failing to hash out an agreement for $2,000 stimulus relief checks.

About one-third of Americans surveyed (32 percent) said they blame congressional Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for failing to push the $2,000 check legislation through both chambers.

The majority of Americans surveyed in the latest Data for Progress polls do appear to blame Republicans (62 percent). »

New strain of Covid-19 tripled infections despite UK lockdown, report says

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A report by scientists at Imperial College London released on December 31 estimated that the new coronavirus strain tripled its number of infections in England during the November lockdown while the number of new cases caused by the previous variant decreased by a third.

The British government’s latest estimate of the R rate for the UK as a whole, published on December 23, was between 1.1 and 1.3.

The emergence of the new Covid-19 strain prompted more than 50 countries to impose travel restrictions on the UK in late December, many of which were subsequently lifted. »