The top news story at CNN technology is that “Square to acquire majority stake in music service Tidal for $297 million.” According to this top news story on CNN technology, Square (SQ), the Payments Company started and managed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, publicized on Thursday that it has decided to obtain a majority stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal platform.
My favorite history fact related to today, March 3, 2021, is that in 1931, “The Star-Spangled Banner” turned out to be the United States’ national anthem as President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional resolution. The structure of the anthem highlights this main idea of glory. Every stanza finishes with the phrase: “O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.” This highlights the idea of bravery and freedom in the poem.
One of the most important thing that President Joe Biden has done today is that he has called Texas government Greg Abbott’s decision to end his state’s mask obligation as Neanderthal thinking echoing frustration from top Coronavirus response officials in his government that case statistics are not low enough to reduce restrictions before more Americans are vaccinated. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had on Tuesday announced the end of mask mandate and permitting business to operate devoid of restrictions.
One of the holidays that is celebrated today, February 25, 2021, is the Kuwait National day. The citizens of Kuwait celebrate their national day every February 25th. This holiday marks the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950. This day is celebrated with an impressive fireworks display and public gathering with lots of entertainment, food, and drink. Family get-togethers are common on this day. Many individuals dress in traditional costumes on this day to honor their country. The entire nation is decorated with the national flag, lights, and other patriotic emblems.
My quote of the week from various political stories is from Joe Biden, made on March 3, 2021. Below is the quote of the week:
“The last thing, the last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking, that, ‘In the meantime, everything’s fine. Take off your mask. Forget it.’ It still matters,” Biden said.