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WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver
Elena Delle Donne’s request to be medically excused from the WNBA season has been denied
Jul, 14 2020
California shuts down businesses, schools as coronavirus outbreak grows
California, along with Florida, Arizona and Texas have emerged as the new U.S. epicenters of the pandemic
Jul, 14 2020
With no new cases for two weeks, New Zealand lifts COVID-19 restrictions
New Zealand lifted restrictions on social distancing and public gatherings after reporting no new cases for 2 weeks. They are also keeping their borders closed. How did New Zealand managed to contain the virus, when so many others, most notably the United Sta…
Jul, 13 2020
Global stocks surge as investors ignore record new COVID-19 infections, and pin their hopes on the start of earnings season
  • Stocks across the globe rose on Monday despite continuing signs that the coronavirus pandemic is speeding up once again.
  • Investors were upbeat ahead of earnings season kicking off this week, with many US banks due to report.
  • In Chin…
Jul, 13 2020
Explained: How a rape convict’s appeal has resulted in big legal victory for native Americans
The 5-4 decision in McGirt vs Oklahoma is seen as a momentous victory of the native tribes of America who have for long been campaigning for their territorial sovereignty and treaty obligations for promises made by the white settlers of America two centuries …
Jul, 13 2020
Coronavirus Global Updates, 13 July: Mexico records fourth-highest death toll, New York City reaches milestone
Global Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates: Coronavirus cases have been reported in more than 210 countries across the world.
Jul, 13 2020
Raiders' Rodney Hudson ranked among best interior linemen in ESPN poll
Rodney Hudson has been one of the NFL's best centers for a long time.
Jul, 13 2020
Asia-Pacific Stocks Trade Higher Despite Concerns About Coronavirus Surge
On Sunday, the World Health Organisation reported a global single-day record for new COVID-19 cases as 230,370 positive tests were reported worldwide over the past 24 hours.
Jul, 13 2020
Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new COVID-19 cases, more than most countries
Florida#39;s daily increases in COVID-19 cases have already surpassed the highest daily tally reported by any European country during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic there.
Jul, 13 2020
Airbus' H160 mutli-role helicopter awarded EASA certification
Airbus Helicopters' multi-role H160 helicopter has received type certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Three prototypes of the twin-engine rotorcraft have completed over 1,500 hours of test and demonstration flights and it is no…
Jul, 13 2020
Confident Dems sensing 'tsunami coming'...
Both Democratic and Republican operatives increasingly view Trump as a drag on GOP candidates in many key Senate and House races — especially in suburban areas, where polling and focus group data suggest he has been bleeding support.
Jul, 13 2020
Report: Adrian Wojnarowski Suspended 2 Weeks by ESPN After Senator Hawley Email
There is reportedly a timeline on the suspension for ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post , the high-profile NBA news-breaker ...
Jul, 13 2020
Florida shatters coronavirus records with almost 15,300 new cases
The staggering single-day number comes as Florida is finding itself at the center of the country's new surge, with cases and deaths continuing to rise.
Jul, 12 2020
Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID cases in the South
Gottlieb likened the experience across the South, which is reporting a surge in coronavirus cases, to Brazil.
Jul, 12 2020
NASA operates a fleet of Gulfstream private jets used to shuttle astronauts and conduct research missions – take a closer look
  • NASA operates a fleet of Gulfstream private jets most notably seen when flying astronauts to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • Shuttling astronauts is just one of the missions that the Gulfstream are tasked with as the jet…
Jul, 12 2020
Man plows minivan into packed Florida church, starts fire & leads cops on high-speed chase (PHOTOS)
A driver tried to burn down a Catholic church in Florida after ramming his vehicle into the building's lobby as worshipers were gathering for Mass. The suspect was arrested after a high-speed chase. Read Full Article at RT.com
Jul, 12 2020
Trio of Florida Tech Swimmers Earn CSCAA 2020 Scholar All-American Honors Finishing With At Least 3.5 GPA - SpaceCoastDaily.com
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) released its Scholar All-America Teams and three Florida Tech swimmers are among the list of honorees.
Jul, 12 2020
Disney World Reopening Gets Mixed First Reactions As Fans Give Park’s Welcome Back Videos Horror Treatment
As Disney reopened their premier theme park, Walt Disney World, today in Florida amid exploding coronavirus numbers, social media immediately took the entertainment conglomerate to task by criticizing the decision to resume theme parks operations, calling pre…
Jul, 12 2020
Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Wears a Mask Publicly for the First Time (New York Times)
New York Times: Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Wears a Mask Publicly for the First Time  —  Louisiana's governor ordered bars to close and said almost all residents must wear a mask.  Disney World reopened, despite a surge in Florida.  Thousands of Israelis …
Jul, 12 2020
US Records Over 66,000 Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours: Report
The United States, the country hardest hit by the coronavirus, on Saturday posted 66,528 new cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.
Jul, 12 2020
Man arrested after driving through Ocala church, setting it on fire - WJXT News4JAX
  1. Man arrested after driving through Ocala church, setting it on fire  WJXT News4JAX
  2. Man drove through church, then lit fire while parishioners were inside, deputies say  WFTV Orlando
  3. Man Drives Car Into Florida Church, Sets Fire to…
Jul, 12 2020
Governor of Florida says if Walmart can open, so can schools
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis supported schools reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic saying, "if we can do Walmart, we can do schools," but former governor of Florida, Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL), says he "doesn't get the analogy."
Jul, 11 2020
These 7 details from the damning Sharpiegate report show it was a dark omen of Trump’s destructive potential
While it was dismissed by some as an overhyped media obsession, the presidential scandal that has come to be known as “Sharpiegate” was, in fact, an early warning sign of the truly catastrophic potential of Donald Trump. The story arose out of Hurricane Doria…
Jul, 11 2020
Texas gov. warns of potential lockdown if Texans don't wear masks
"The worst is yet to come," Governor Greg Abbott warned.
Jul, 11 2020
BaT Auction: 2001 Porsche 911 GT2 Clubsport
This 2001 Porsche 911 GT2 is a European-market example that was imported into the US in 2001 and federalized, reportedly by JK Technologies of Baltimore, Maryland. The car was later sold by Canepa Design of Santa Cruz, California, and spent time with a high-p…
Jul, 11 2020
One-Third of All Coronavirus Tests Came Back Positive in Miami-Dade County on Thursday
One-third of coronavirus tests came back positive for the novel virus in Miami-Dade County, Florida on Thursday, with a 14-day average of 24.87 percent, according to CBS News. Even 20 percent would be considered very high.Read more...
Jul, 10 2020
Postmates secures dismissal of lawsuit over unsolicited texts - Reuters.com
A California federal magistrate judge has once again dismissed a proposed consumer class action against Postmates Inc, rejecting allegations that the company contracted with a marketing agent that sent unsolicited text messages advertising its delivery servic…
Jul, 10 2020
Trump cancels New Hampshire rally over Tropical Storm Fay - Globalnews.ca
  1. Trump cancels New Hampshire rally over Tropical Storm Fay  Globalnews.ca
  2. Tropical Storm Fay develops, Canadian impacts outlined, here  The Weather Network
  3. Tropical storm Fay heads for mid-Atlantic coast, could bring heavy rain to Q…
Jul, 10 2020
Fauci said states need to pause their reopening, rather than 'reverting back down to a complete shutdown'
  • Dr Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, has said that states where coronavirus infections are increasing should consider "pausing their opening process." 
  • On Thursday Johns Hopkins University recorded its hi…
Jul, 10 2020
Goya CEO praises Trump at White House, backlash is swift - CTV News
  1. Goya CEO praises Trump at White House, backlash is swift  CTV News
  2. Trump postpones rally planned in storm-threatened New Hampshire  Al Jazeera English
  3. No change to school reopening guidelines despite Pence's comment  CNN
Jul, 10 2020
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Jul, 10 2020
Ousted NY prosecutor Geoffrey Berman tells panel William Barr ‘urged’ him to resign
Geoffrey Berman, the former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, is providing the committee with a detailed account behind closed doors of three days in June as he was pushed out, according to his opening statement obtained by The Associa…
Jul, 10 2020
Zion Williamson’s stepfather accused of taking $400,000 before Zion’s season at Duke
Williamson's attorney said, "these papers are fraudulent" and denied the entire allegation.
Jul, 10 2020
Trump attacks his own CDC scientists over how to reopen schools safely
The president’s willingness to push back against CDC scientists brought renewed criticism that Trump is putting politics over safety and science.
Jul, 10 2020
Sprinter thought he'd smashed Usain Bolt's world record, but he hadn't run far enough
World champion sprinter Noah Lyles briefly thought he had obliterated Usain Bolt's 200 metres world record, only to be told he had started from the wrong line and had only run 185 metres.
Jul, 10 2020
U.S. coronavirus cases rise by over 55,000 for third day in a row - Reuters India
The United States reported more than 56,300 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the third day in a row infections have risen by at least 55,000, according to a Reuters tally.
Jul, 10 2020
Toronto Blue Jays player accused of skipping on rent pays up
With the Jays back in Toronto and practicing at the Rogers Centre, Ryan "Rowdy" Tellez has paid his landlord $16,400 to cover his rent payments through the end of September, when the lease on a two-bedroom downtown Toronto condo is set to expire.
Jul, 10 2020
'Please Scream Inside Your Heart,' Japanese Amusement Park Tells Thrill-Seekers
Several park-goers have complained that the request for those on roller coasters to remain silent is unrealistic. "If a scream comes out, it comes out," one visitor said.
Jul, 09 2020
Coronavirus cases rise in 33 states
Data: The COVID Tracking Project, state health departments; Map: Andrew Witherspoon, Sara Wise, Naema Ahmed, Danielle Alberti/AxiosThe coronavirus pandemic keeps getting worse, all across the country. Thirty-three states saw their caseloads increase this week…
Jul, 09 2020
When It Comes To Reopening Schools, 'The Devil's In The Details,' Educators Say
Teachers, parents and district leaders say the back-to-school season has fogged over with confusion. Will schools reopen? And if so, how?
Jul, 09 2020
Coronavirus updates: US records over 58,000 new cases
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 549,000 people worldwide.
Jul, 09 2020
The chase: How a Black US man died of dehydration in county jail
The 2016 death of Terrill Thomas in Milwaukee exposes how inmates with mental illnesses fail to get adequate care.
Jul, 09 2020
Compatible Dinner Cruises at Florida
Looking for ambient dinner service? Visit Pole Position Cruises. Our chef in Destin has worked for some of the trendy restaurants to offer culinary di
Jul, 09 2020
Coronavirus report: global cases pass 12m as US daily tally breaks world record
Infections globally rising by a million a week; US reports 60,000 cases in a day; Trump rally and protests in Tulsa ‘likely contributed’ to surge
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Jul, 09 2020
A whopping 14 percent of new US COVID-19 cases are coming from Texas
With the daily number of new coronavirus infections in Texas now exceeding that of most other states, experts say Texas has become a hot spot of the global pandemic and that more aggressive measures are needed to slow the virus’ spread. Texas’ new confirmed c…
Jul, 09 2020
Business owners file suit to block RNC events from coming to Jacksonville - ActionNewsJax.com
Several business owners have filed a lawsuit against the city of Jacksonville to block Republican National Convention events from coming to Jacksonville as COVID-19 continues to be a public health concern.
Jul, 09 2020
Breakingviews - Facebook’s new best friends are a weakening link - Reuters
(Reuters Breakingviews) - Facebook’s new best friends are becoming a weakening link at the worst time. Small firms account for a large chunk of the social network’s $70 billion in annual advertising revenue. The pandemic has also made them more dependent on t…
Jul, 08 2020
Doctor chokes up describing cases: This is really upsetting
Dr. Andrew Pastewski, an ICU specialist in Florida, became emotional while describing treating a coronavirus patient who did not survive.
Jul, 08 2020