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Sweetwater commissioner unseated incumbent in 2019. But she didn’t live in the city.
Sweetwater Commissioner Sophia Lacayo, who became the city’s first Nicaraguan-American commissioner last year, has resigned and pleaded guilty to a perjury charge after falsely saying she lived in the city during her election campaign, the Miami-Dade State At…
Sep, 01 2020
Google is about to launch its first accelerator for women-led tech startups – here are the 12 companies that made the list out of more than 800 that applied (GOOGL)
  • In June, Google announced its first accelerator program for women-led tech startups
  • Now, it's revealing which 12 companies have made the shortlist.
  • The lineup includes one startup focused on recycling water, one on chronic snoring, …
Sep, 01 2020
Following schedule adjustment, Starlink now set to launch September 3 - SpaceFlight Insider
  1. Following schedule adjustment, Starlink now set to launch September 3  SpaceFlight Insider
  2. SpaceX Starlink: How to watch Falcon 9 launch next batch of satellites  CNET
  3. SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday that was historic for …
Sep, 01 2020
Paul has 28, helps Thunder force Game 7 against the Rockets
Paul has 28, helps Thunder force Game 7 against the Rockets
Sep, 01 2020
The coronavirus is finally subsiding in former hotspots like Florida and California
  • The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. surged past the 6 million mark this weekend.
  • Previous hotspot areas like Florida and California are finally seeing a decline in new coronavirus cases.
  • The number of new coronavirus case…
Sep, 01 2020
BaT Auction: 1972 Kawasaki H1 Mach III at No Reserve
This 1972 Kawasaki H1 Mach III is powered by a 499cc two-stroke single paired with a five-speed transmission and finished in orange with period graphics. Features include triple Mikuni carburetors, a three-into-three exhaust system, ignition points, oil injec…
Sep, 01 2020
New York Latino Film Festival: ‘Habla Now’, ‘Charm City Kings’, ‘Critical Thinking’ And More Set For Hybrid Edition Of Fest
The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) has set their lineup for their forthcoming hybrid edition of its fest which will take place September 14-20. In the wake of the pandemic, many festivals have either canceled or pivoted to an entirely virtual program. …
Sep, 01 2020
Why Do Country Hits Take So Long To Climb The Hot 100?
"I'mma take it slow just as fast as I can." That was Sam Hunt on 2017's "Body Like A Back Road," his first and only top-10 hit on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. Fittingly, the track rose to its #6 peak almost three months after its early February release …
Aug, 31 2020
Helicopter almost collides with drone
A drone floating serenely off the Florida coast, checking out the beaches and towers, almost gets sliced and diced by a chopper racing by. "The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation of a near collision off the Hollywood coast," reports…
Aug, 31 2020
Kentucky Derby 2020 Post Positions: Draw Start Time, Horses Lineup and More
It took four months, but the 2020 Kentucky Derby is nearly upon us. Every year, the Run for the Roses takes place on the first Saturday of May at Churchill Downs...
Aug, 31 2020
President Trump is heading to Kenosha. What can we expect and how should the media cover it?
During his 70-minute speech Thursday night, President Donald Trump did not mention the name Jacob Blake — the Black man shot in the back seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. But this week, Trump is planning to go to the town where Blake was shot, and …
Aug, 31 2020
USPS removes thousands of mailboxes each year. In 2020, mail-in ballots make it political.
USA TODAY Network reporters fanned out to see whether mailboxes had been removed in their communities.
Aug, 31 2020
New U.S. Citizens Were One Of The Fastest-Growing Voting Blocs. But Not This Year.
On a Wednesday morning in late February, Annie Johnson Benifield was already through the doors of the M.O. Campbell Education Center, in Houston by 5:30 a.m. The occasion was a once-a-month naturalization ceremony, where anywhere between 1,700 to 2,600 legal …
Aug, 31 2020
NFL Will Allow Players to Honor Victims of Systemic Racism on Helmet Bumper
The NFL will allow players to honor victims of police brutality and systemic racism on the padding on the backs of their helmets for the 2020 season, according to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio ...
Aug, 31 2020
The Anti-Federalists Were Not Anti-Nationalists
Yoram Hazony and Ofir Haivry's binary account of America's early years is in need of a bit of revision. The post The Anti-Federalists Were Not Anti-Nationalists appeared first on The American Conservative.
Aug, 31 2020
SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather - Economic Times
  1. SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather  Economic Times
  2. SpaceX to attempt historic back-to-back Falcon 9 flights  haveeruonline
  3. SpaceX doubleheader! Watch 2 Falcon 9 rockets lift off fro…
Aug, 31 2020
Sprouts Farmers Market: Loading Up On Expertise And Experience
Sprouts named Jack Sinclair CEO in June 2019. In just a year, despite the pandemic, he's loaded the C-suite and Board with a depth and breadth of experience and expertise.
Aug, 31 2020
McIlroy challenge fails to ignite as Woods tries to find positives
Rory McIlroy's challenge for the BMW Championship never recovered from an opening hole bogey as he finished with a one-over par round of 71 for a three-over total and a tie for 12th.
Aug, 31 2020
Is your dinner music making you overeat?
Why am I so overweight? I've been asking myself this since childhood.
Aug, 31 2020
Trump supporters take to the waters for boat rally (floatilla from North Miami to Fisher Island)
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – Dozens of area boaters took to the water Saturday afternoon for a rally supporting President Donald J. Trump’s re-election campaign. Participants sailed from North Miami and traveled to Fisher Island, showcasing their support with music an…
Aug, 31 2020
Poll: Charlie Crist begins General Election campaign vs. Anna Paulina Luna with16-point lead (Janelle Irwin Taylor/Florida Politics)
Janelle Irwin Taylor / Florida Politics: Poll: Charlie Crist begins General Election campaign vs. Anna Paulina Luna with16-point lead  —  U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist begins the General Election campaign for Florida's 13th Congressional District with a 16-point le…
Aug, 31 2020
REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT - Reuters.com
Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m. GMT/6 a.m. SGT. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning.
Aug, 30 2020
Should You Buy Curaleaf Stock?
Here's why the time is right to invest in the largest cannabis company in the U.S.
Aug, 30 2020
SpaceX may attempt 3 rocket launches on Sunday
  • SpaceX may launch three rockets on Sunday, weather permitting.
  • The aerospace company has scheduled two back-to-back Falcon 9 launches in Florida, just nine hours apart.
  • SpaceX also reportedly intends to launch the Starship SN6 from …
Aug, 30 2020
LeBron James, Lakers Eliminate Blazers from Playoffs as Lillard Sits with Injury
The Los Angeles Lakers have advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals after a 131-122 win over the Portland Trail Blazers led to a 4-1 first-round series victory Saturday in ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida...
Aug, 30 2020
Former Florida Tech Soccer Star Jan Hlavica Living His Dream Back Home in Czech Republic - SpaceCoastDaily.com
Former men's soccer player Jan Hlavica recently signed a contract with FC Zbrojovka Brno but his success as a professional extends to the world of business as well back home in Czech Republic.
Aug, 30 2020
Thurgood Marshall Confirmed as First African-American US Supreme Court Justice (1967)
The great-grandson of a slave and the first African American to serve on the US Supreme Court, Marshall was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson at the height of the Civil Rights movement. As a lawyer, he won 29 of the 32 cases he argued before the Suprem…
Aug, 30 2020
Empire, FaZe advance to CDL championship match - Reuters
The match that felt like a season in the making lived up to the hype Saturday. And now Call of Duty League fans will get a Round 2.
Aug, 30 2020
Coming Out [Podcast]
In this episode, Phil and Alex discuss Robyn and Courtney’s coming out stories, share their own coming out stories, and the importance of allies speaking up when they hear homophobic or transphobic remarks. The post Coming Out [Podcast] appeared first on The …
Aug, 30 2020
The holidays are coming to Disney World after all — in a new way
As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare, whether it is …
Aug, 29 2020
Love the NBA’s Social Justice Advocacy? Thank the WNBA
In recent months, catalyzed by the murder of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter’s acceptance into the mainstream has turned sports into full-blown political arenas with the NBA at the forefront. In the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, players took their soc…
Aug, 29 2020
Fact-checking Trump’s lies is essential. It’s also increasingly fruitless. - The Washington Post
  1. Fact-checking Trump’s lies is essential. It’s also increasingly fruitless.  The Washington Post
  2. Trump slams Biden in acceptance speech | WNT  ABC News
  3. Biden hits Trump where it hurts: in the convention speech ratings  CNN
  4. Aug, 29 2020
Florida Supreme Court follows the Marbury model: Executive violated the law, but finds remedy is "legally unavailable under these circumstances."
And what a way to welcome a new colleague: an opinion stating that she was appointed illegally!
Aug, 29 2020
Queensland woman’s toilet filled with snakes
A North Queensland woman has shared a horrific photo of her toilet cistern after noticing it had become difficult to flush. Sofie Pearson, who lives in Cordelia on a cane farm said she opened the top of her toilet on Sunday and discovered four snakes wrigglin…
Aug, 29 2020
Connor Cruise Returns To Instagram With New Pic 3 Days After Sister Isabella Shares Rare Selfie
Connor Cruise made an unexpected return to social media on Aug. 28, just days after his sister Isabella posted a selfie! The 25-year-old appeared to be boating in Clearwater, FL.
Aug, 29 2020
Boeing and NASA Target December For Second Try at Uncrewed Orbital Demonstration Flight
NASA and Boeing have provided some updates around their Commercial Crew plans, which aim to get Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft certified for regular human flight. From a report: The CST-100 and Boeing's Commercial Crew aspirations hit a snag last year with a fir…
Aug, 28 2020
Surprisingly, The RNC Talked A Lot About Trump’s Impeachment
GOP speakers repeatedly brought up that their presidential candidate was nearly thrown out of office over corruption.
Aug, 28 2020
Shedeur Sanders among top college football recruits to make 2020 high school debuts
Shedeur Sanders, Deion Sanders' son and the No. 40 prospect in the Class of 2021, is among several recruits making their 2020 debuts this weekend.
Aug, 28 2020
Japan's Abe leaves office with legacy of longevity, security
Shinzo Abe steps down as prime minister for second time due to his health leaving successor with daunting challenges.
Aug, 28 2020
There’s One Back-to-School Home Project Even Adults Love to Take On
Working from home means that you get to indulge in some of that fresh new set of markers feeling that you thought you left behind in childhood. READ MORE...
Aug, 28 2020
Here are 5 takeaways from Trump's final night at the RNC
By the time President Donald Trump descended the South Portico steps on Thursday, the goals for this week's Republican National Convention had become clear: win back women, put coronavirus in the rear-view and convince Americans the President is not a racist.
Aug, 28 2020
After the Apocalypse Conventions, the Darkness Lies Ahead
Both Biden and Trump predict a hellscape if they lose. Things won't be cooling down any time soon.
Aug, 28 2020
NHL postpones playoff games at players request to protest shooting of Jacob Blake
SHOWS: INTERNET (AUGUST 27, 2020) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE - ACCESS ALL) (MUTE) 1. STILL IMAGE FROM NHL PUBLIC RELATIONS' TWITTER PAGE ON POSTPONED GAMES, SAYING: "After much discussion, NHL Players believe that th…
Aug, 28 2020
It Ain't Subtle
The WNBA's strike is something else. These women, my god. ❤️ (Buzzfeed) The Inside Story of the $8 Million Heist From the Carnegie Library Precious maps, books and artworks vanished from the Pittsburgh archive over the course of 25 years....
Aug, 28 2020
Air Canada Hopes COVID-19 Test Could End Canadian Quarantine - Simple Flying
  1. Air Canada Hopes COVID-19 Test Could End Canadian Quarantine  Simple Flying
  2. Air Canada says a ‘small number’ of passengers have refused to wear masks  680 News
  3. WARNING: Air Canada (TSX:AC) Is Headed for a Brutal September!  The Mot…
Aug, 28 2020
This Beloved Restaurant Chain Is Quietly Closing Some Locations
The list of restaurants forced to permanently close locations because of the coronavirus pandemic isn't short. Hundreds that started the year open for business and then having to shut down because of stay-at-home orders also shut down for good. Ruby Tuesday i…
Aug, 28 2020
RNC 2020 live: How to watch Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Mitch McConnell's speeches - CNET
Day 4 marks the final night of the Republican National Convention. Here's everyone who's speaking and how you can watch for free.
Aug, 28 2020
BaT Auction: 2012 Porsche 911 Turbo Coupe 6-Speed
This 2012 Porsche 911 Turbo was sold new by Bluegrass Automotive of Louisville, Kentucky and acquired by the seller in May 2018. The car is finished in black over black full leather and powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six that sends drive to all…
Aug, 28 2020