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Monday March 8th, 2021 night edition

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More than two-thirds of Americans approve of President Joe Biden's response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an ABC News/Ipsos poll released Sunday.

The survey found that 68 percent of Americans support Biden's COVID-19 response, including 98 percent of Democrats, 35 percent of Republicans, and 67 percent of independents.

Biden's approval rating regarding his management of the COVID-19 pandemic has been consistent since he took office in January.

According to an ABC News/ Ipsos poll conducted from January 22 to January 23, 69 percent of Americans back Biden's COVID-19 response, including 97 percent of Democrats, 40 percent of Republicans, and 70 percent of independents.

In comparison, the highest approval rating former President Donald Trump received for his handling of the pandemic was in mid-March of 2020, when 55 percent of Americans approved of his response.

The new poll was conducted from March 5 to March 6 and randomly sampled 521 adults.

According to Sunday's ABC News/Ipsos poll, the majority of Americans think that loosening mask mandates and COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings are happening too fast, 56 percent and 50 percent respectively. »

Higher income predicts feelings such as pride and confidence

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In a study of data from 162 countries, researchers found consistent evidence that higher income predicts whether people feel more positive "self-regard emotions," including confidence, pride and determination.

The analyses also included a category of emotions people feel about others, such as love, anger or compassion.

"Having more money doesn't necessarily make a person more compassionate and grateful, and greater wealth may not contribute to building a more caring and tolerant society," Tong said. »

John Cleese writes emu film with Rob Schneider

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BCG People News John Cleese emu film John Cleese writes emu film with Rob Schneider John Cleese and US comedian Rob Schneider are working on a new film called The Great Emu War.

John Cleese has written a film with Deuce Bigalow star Rob Schneider... about Australia losing a war with emus.

Schneider has been developing The Great Emu War with Australian stand-up Monty Franklin since at least 2018, and is planning for it to be released in cinemas next year. »

Another ex-aide calls Cuomo’s office conduct inappropriate

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In this image taken from video from the Office of the NY Governor, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Albany, N.Y. (Office of the NY Governor via AP).

NEW YORK (AP) — Another woman who worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo is describing conduct she felt was inappropriate for the workplace.

She said he sometimes greeted her with a hug and a kiss on both cheeks. »